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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - June 24, 1890, Burlington, Iowa THEHAWK-EYE. ESTABLISHED: JUNE, 1839.) BURLINGTON, IOWA, TUESDAY MORNING, JUNE 24, 1890- (PRICE: 15 CENTS PER WEEK.SENATE PENSION TALK.Conference Report on the Dependent Pension Bill Agreed to. The Fortification Bill—The House Session The New Test Oath. Bill—Continuation— A Cry for Help— Washington News. Washington', June 23.—In the senate Allison was excused from service on the select committee to examine into administration service of the senate and Plumb was appointed in his place. The house bill for the relief of settlers on the Northern Pacific railroad indemnity lands was reported and placed on the calender. Mr. Ingalls offered a resolution and it was agreed to instructing the committee on privileges and elections to inquire as to the date when the salaries of senators from Montana, Washington and North and South Dakota began. The senate then resumed consideration of the Agricultural College Aid bill, and Morrill offered a substitute from the various amendmentf pending Saturday as to the division of fund between colored and white schools of the state. Mr. Pugh expressed his approval of Morriil’s amendment and withdrew one offered by him. After some debate Morrill’s amendment was adopted and the bill then passed. The conference report on the dependent pension hill was taken up and Berry spoke against it . The practical effect of it would be, Kerry said, to put ninety per cent of union soldiers on the pension roll. It was really a service pension bill. Under the operation of the pending measure the annual pension roll would be $200,000,000 arid the cry would still be for more, and yet no northern senators or representative dared to stand up in opposition to a pension bill. The northern democrat and northern republicans contended with each other as to which would go farthest to satisfy these demands. If any southern senator or representative dared oppose a pension bill he was told on one side that he would injure the party and on the other he was denounced as a traitor who had no right to announce any opinion on the subject of pensions. Mr. Gorman was also opposed to the conference report. The expenditures under the hill aggregates $78,683,054, and this added to $125,000,000 under the existing law would leave tho treasury bankrupt iii 1801. Mr. Davis, chairman of the committee, said Kerry had been a consistent opponent to pension legislation for the benefit of union soldiers, and what he said today was on a direct line with what he said on other occasions. Mr. Davis denied the correctness of Gorman’s figures and said the apondi-tures under the bill would be about forty million dollars. Ile denied that the bill was a service pension hill and asserted that it was a Disability bill, pure and simple. Mr. Gorman said if the hi 11 became a law there would be a deficit of $100,000,-000 in 1892, and, even if it did not become a law, there would be a deficit of $10,(>oo,OOO. He called attention to what the republican leader (Mr. Blaine)—“the greatest leader that the party had had in his day and generation”—had said as to the extravagance, of appropriation, and extravagance, and unwise legislation in matters of revenue. Ile complimented Davis for the courage with which he had stemmed the tide of demagogues and claim agents and prevented the reporting of a bill that would have cost $150,OOO,-OOO a year. Mr. Ingalls advocated the conference report. This was an obligation just as sacred as that under which the soldiers were paid, and yet the senate was asked to postpone it , to higgle and haggle about it. For himself lie was iii favor of the removal of the limitation in the aet granting anears of pensions. Iii* did not care wind lier it cost $100,000,000 or a billion. Mr. Vest. spoke of t he monstrous abuses that, had grown up under the pension system and declared a belief that the pending bill was being pressed for per-sonel and political motives, lie asserted the pension list was unduly swollen iii Indiana because it was a pivotal state, aud its vote was necessary to elect the president, and lie prophesied the people of the United States would revolt against the pension spstern and its abuses. Mr. Tiirpio said he bad not heard of any charge in Indiana against the administration pension bureau, and lie was not prepared to say political bias had anything ludo wif.ii the granting or refusing of pensions. Sir. Hawley expressed a hope that the soldiers would not get the idea from what had bee.n said to-day, that the senate was favorable to tin' payment of arrears in pensions, or to the equalization of bounties, or the payment of the difference between paper money and gold. Ile thought altogether too much was said about, what the nation owed the soldiers. The prominent feeling in every state was that, the needy soldier should not suffer: but that nothing should be wasted on the man who did not need a pension for his support. The trite soldier did not want money wasted, they wanted their suffering comrades aided: and they wanted the glory of having fought for their country without respect to money considerations. Finally tho discussion closed and a vote was taken. Tilt* conference reported was agreed to—yeas 34, nays IS. A conference was ordered on the fortification bill and Haws. Plumb and Barman were appointed confcrrees on the part of the senate. After an executive session the senate adjourned.IOWA POSTMASTERS. Changes Made In Iowa for the Week Ending June 31. [Special to T ie Haws Eyed Washington. J tine 23.—The following postoffice changes were made in Iowa during the week ending June 21. 1890: Discontinued—Collett, Jefferson coun-ty. Postmasters Appointed—Atkins, Benton county, Clarence Jennings; Randall. Hamilton county, Win. N. Maskestad; Rockville, Delaware county. Anna George n. insisted upon a disagreement to the senate amendments and adjourned. Carlisle’s Successor Chosen. Covington, Ky., June 23.—A special election to choose a successor to fill John G. Carlisle’s unexpired term in congress, was held Saturday in the sixth Kentucky district. The returns indicate the election of Worth dickinson, the democratic nominee, by 3,500 majority. Ammonia Manufacturers Combine. Boston, June 23. — A combination practically taking in all producers has been formed among the manufacturers of ammonia and in consequence the price has been advanced from 5% to 8 cents per pound. A Horticulturist Dead. Rochester, N. Y., June 23.—Patrick Barry died to-day aged 74. Barry has written a number of books on tree raising, the most valuable peing the catalogue of the American Pomological society, which is the accepted guide of the American fruit growers, and is regarded as a standard authority throughout the world. Father and Two Sons Drowned. Milwaukee, June 23.—An Evening Witt Corwin special from Black River Falls says .lames Hamilton and his two sons were drowned at North Bend late Saturday night while crossing the lake on saw logs. _BLUFF PARK PROGRAM. The Senate Committee on Territories. Washington, Juno 23.—At a meeting of the senate committee on territories to-day it was determinsd to report Cullom's bill providing for a new test oath in Utah, in the place of the one in the Edmunds-Tueker aet, with recoin mendatiou that it be indefinately postponed. In its stead the committee will adopt the bill recently reported to the senate to insure purity of elections in Arizonia. to cover the necessities of the case in Utah and recommended that for passage. That bill contains an oath similar to the Idaho test oath which has been sustained by the supreme court and which is not so sweeping and severe in its provisions as the oath proposed in the Cullom bill.CROCKER RAKES DENIAL.The Tammany Chieftain Contradicts McCann’s Statements. He Admits, However, That Mayor Grant Gave Bis Little Daughter Flossie •10,000—Lawyer Ivins Hints at Developments. Postnasters Confirmed. Washington, June 22.—The following Iowa postmasters have been confirmed: S. J. Chester, of Fairfield; S. A. Cravath, of Grinnell; I. M. Badgers, of Newton. The House. Washington, June 23.—The speaker announced the appointment of Messrs. Brewer, Butter worth and Sayers as conferees on the fortification bill. The house went into committee of the whole on Dis trict of Columbia business. The committee rose without final action on the bill. The conferees on the general pension appropriation bill failed to agree. The house A Synopsis of the Events of the Summer Meetings—Prospects for a Successful Season. The summer meetings at Bluff Park, a.; arranged for the season of 1890, commence July 16th and close August 18th, and the program contains some very interesting events, combining recreation and instruction in well proportioned shares. A short synopsis of each day’s doings will be read with interest by those who contemplate passing a portion of the heated term at this popular summer resort. Wednesday, Jqly 16th, is the opening day and will be spent in general preparation. The following is Missionary Day, when Rev. G. W. Power, I). D., will have charge of interesting exercises by the Women’s Foreign and Home Misssonary Societies, also the general Missionary Society. The 18th will be known as Temperance Day, the exercises being under the direction of Rev. W. E. Patterson. The I. O. G. T. will take part in the program arranged for the day, and several eminent speakers have been secured to make addresses on temperance work. Saturday, tho 19th, will be a day of rest or recreation with a sermon at the tabernacle at eight o’clock iii tho evening. The 20th being Sunday the day will be given tip to devotional exercises with two morning services, an afternoon song service and evening preaching. The special attraction for the next day is a pronouncing match, conducted by Miss 11 at tie Solomon, of Keokuk. Three prizes will be awarded those adjudged most proficient. The Sunday School Assembly will monopolize the 22d with an interesting program of devotional services, lectures and discussions on Sunday school work. On Wednesday, the 23d, tile exercises will be of a similar character. The 24th, Thursday, after services in the morning and a lecture iii the afternoon, there will be a declamation contest at eight o’clock in the evening under the direction of Prof. W. L. Slieetz. of this city. Three valuable prizes are offered to the most successful orators. This is expected to be one of the most entertaining features of the season, as already the names of intending competitors have been sent in from Burlington, Des Moines, Ottumwa, Mt. Pleasant, Keokuk aud Centerville, professionals being barred. Friday, the 25th, is Chatauqua Circle day, the usual services being held in the morning. At 2:30 iii the afternoon the Recognition Day exercises of the C. L. S. C. begin and conclude in the evening with a grand camp-fire, illumations, fireworks, etc. Saturday, Sunday and Monday there will be the usual order of morning, afternoon and evening exercises of a varied character, preaching, song service and lectures. Tuesday, the 29th, the Young People of the United Presbyterian church have their turn and a day of great pleasure is anticipated. An excellent program of music and addresses has been arranged. Professor.!. A. Barnes,of this city, will make one of tin* addresses. The 30th, Wednesday, is Epworth League day and the exercises will be of general interest. Field Day, is Thursday, July 31, when an out door program will be carried out consisting of a tennis tournament, tug of war and other athletic contests. Iii the evening a tine literary program will bt* rendered. Th** (». A. R. and Old Soldiers have a day set apart for them and the date is Friday August 2nd. All old soldiers and members of the W. R. C. will be admitted free on that day and no pains pared to make them have a good time aud a happy reunion. The department commanders, of Iowa, Illinois and Missouri will be present and others will make addresses. It is hoped to secure the presence of Gov. Fifer, General Alger, Gov. Gear, and other eminent men.    f On Monday August 4th, there will be in Old Fashioned Spelling match conducted by Prof. J. F. Biggs, of Mt. Pleasant. The words will be pronounced from Webster's Old Blue Back Speller, and two prizes will fall to the lot of the best spellers, a third being awarded to the poorest. From Tuesday, August 5th, to Monday, Aught lith, will be held the Tristate Camp meeting, conducted by Rev. C. L. Stafford, D. D., of Ottumwa, Rev. J. Anderson, of Moberly, Missouri, and Rev. J.F.Robertson, of Bloomfield. Iowa, aided by many other preachers. It is hoped to do great revival work during the week thus set apart. Tuesday, 12th inst., will be a day of Rest and Recreation. During the morning Miss Anna R. Morris, of Des Moines, will render a program of recitations, impersonations. etc., with the talks on physical culture, with illustrations and Greek postures. “Music Day” is Thursday, August 14th. in charge of Rev. S. M. Tuttle. The Stoeckel Family, of Bloomfield. Iowa, will render the greater part of the program, assisted by several fine musicians and vocalists, among the latter a precocious prima donna of three years. Miss Silvia Robertson, will be present I. W. U. day is set for the 15th. Prof. W. P. Ferguson: of Mt. Pleasant, will have charge and a delightful program will be carried out. Professor Hans Albert will participate, rendering several violin selections in his masterful way. There will also be a military display con sisting of drills by both the ladies and gentlemen companies of the Iowa Wesleyan University. Oratory and music will be other features. Satursday, August 16th, is Teachers’ Day when it is hoped to have the attendance and co-operation of the teachers from surrounding states. Interesting events in the day’s program will be ad dresses, in the morning by Hon. Henry M. Sabin, superintendent of public instruction of Iowa, and in the afternon by Hon Sam. Clark, of the Keokuk Gate City. The addresses will be followed by papers on special topics, discussions and exhibition of school work. Sunday there will be four devotional services and Monday the 18th the Sum mer meeting of the season of 1890 wilt close. __Sleeplessness,nervous prostration, nervous dyspepsia, dullness, blues cured by Dr. Miles’ Nervine. Samples free at J H. Witte’s drug store* * New York, June 23.—The Fassett senate committee held a special session here to-day, to take the testimony of Richard Broker, the Tammany Hall leader. There was a large crowd present' Patrick McCann and his wife, who is the sister of Mrs. Croker, were in the audience. Mr. Croker did not betray much evidence of illness but looked much worried. He was at once called to the stand. He said he had come from Europe, contrary to the advise of his physician, in order to refute the charges made by McCann. Lawyer Choate read that part of McCann’s testimony about the money which he said Crocker had in a satchel to bribe the    aldermen    to get a    confirmation by    them of    Grant’s    appointment by    Mayor Edson for    commissioner    of public    works.    Mr. Croker said it was absolutely untrue in all particulars. He had gone to McCann’s store about that time but had not. carried a satchel, nor any large sum of money. No such sum had been raised for such confirmation, nor any since, nor has Mayor Grant raised $80,000 for such purposes. He said he had visited McCann’s about the time referred to and asked McCann if he had heard anything about the rumor that $80,000 had been raised to keep Hubert O. Thompson in the office of commissioner of public works. McCann thought that “Tom” Adams, who was intimate with Alderman Pierson, might know something about it. He had met Adams in McCann’s store by appointment subsequently, but Adams said he knew nothing of the rumor. They had no other conversation. Tammany Hall was doing all it could at the time to fight against the reappointment of Hubert O. Thompson, and he desired to defeat any efforts made by Thompson to arrange for confirmation. It was also untrue that the witness was to get ten cents on every barrel of cement used by the department of public works provided Grant got the nomination. He remembered Grant had stood as Godfather for his daughter Flossie and had given lier $5,OOO on two occasions in bills as presents. It was not given by reason of any prior understanding with Mayor Grant. The money had been invested in October,1887, in the house for the benefit of the child. During the cross-examination by Lawyer Ivins, a document was shown the witness with one signature cut out. Croker admitted that his signature was attached to it. It was an agreement signed by a number of aldermen including Croker, who swore they would not as aldermen vote to confirm any one, or pass any bill of moment without consulting Henry W. Ganet, Thomas J. Creamer. Michael Norton, G. W. McClane and G. II. Pherson. Croker said lie did not know whose signature had been cut out, but presumed it was the name of a man who had possession of it before Ivins got it. Croker admitted that Florence Scannell, the murdered brotherof John Scannell, was a member of that board of aldermen. An objection was made to this line of questioning by Lawyer Choate and Ivins made these astonishing statements: “I want to show that the fag ends of politics in Tweed’s time now rule our politics. I will show that John Scannell, brother of Florence, is now a member Tammany Hall and one of its money raisers. I will show that James Barker was also a member of that board and was closely connected with Croker and Tammany until recently convicted of assault. I want to show where part of the money raised went. A recess was then taken at this point. After recess Ivins took up once more Mayor Grant’s presents to Flossie Croker. The first $5,000 Croker testifies was presented in the early part of 1886. “Did the present create any surprise on your part?” “Well, of course, I recognized the fact that Grant was doing a very generous let. Mrs. Croker took tin* envelope con-aining money from Flossie ami put it iii the safe.” “Did you buy that safe?” “No, it was bought for me by Mr. ack.” Croker said In* did not invest he money right away because he owned some property which he was trying to sell, and he wanted to add this money to that he already had be fore* buying any more property. Senator McNaughton said the committee had no business in inquiring into Croker’s trusteeship of the money given by Grant to Flossie Croker. At this oply to Ivins, the Tammanites applauded rigorously. Croker declared that no tax was levied on any officeholder for election purposes. The expenses, however, in various districts. were very heavy. Croker did not diow what contributions had been made by Judge Bookstaver, Mayor Grant, Mayor Howett and other candidates. Mrs. Croker was put upon the stand. She denied sin* told McCann that Croker had gone to Europe and left her unprovided for. That she had ever said Mayor Grant gave Flossie $25,000, or that she ever sat up all night to guard $180,000. which had been raised to secure Grant the appointment as commissioner of public works. She said she put the money, given little Flossie by Mayor Grant, into the safe, and it remained there until tho property was bought.A TUGBOAT BLOWN UP- The Captain, Fireman, Cook and a Deck hand Killed. New York, June 23.—The tugboat Alice Ecrue, owned by Thomos O'Brien, of this city, wras blown to pieces at her dock in Brooklyn by the explosion of her boiler early this morning. The boat is a complete wreck. Asleep on the tug at the time were Captain Squires. George Rogers, the Cook, and a deckhand whose name is not known. They were killed outright. The fireman is supposed to be killed also for he is missing. A ballast scow' wrhich was lying along side the tug had her side torn out and went to the bottom. It is supposed that the watchman on board, whose name is not know'n. went down with her. on North street and received the welcome due the first boy in the family. Young Mr. Phelps made his journey from “Babyland” in company with a sweet little miss who came on the same day to the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. McFarland on Dill street, South Hill. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Walters, 626 Foster street, are rejoicing over the arrival of a ten pound daughter who came during “sermon time” Sunday morning arid henct^feccording to tradition, will be very wis^Vd learned.OBITUARY. Dr. idain Spitter, a Pioneer Physician Dead. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] Carthage, Iii., June 23.—Dr. Adam Spiller, a pioneer pioneer physician of this city, died late Saturday night after a lingering illness. Dr. Spitier was the owner of Spitler’s opera house. He was always very consientous concerning the class of entertainments given in his house and after a female minstrel troupe had gave an exhibition in the opera house under a leased management Dr. Spiller upon the urgent request of a number of church people, closed the opera house permanently. He was an excellent citizen and a good physician. The funeral will be held Tuesday morning.ILLINOIS REPUBLICANS. at The State . Convention Will Convene Springfield To-Day. Springfield, June 23.—The republican state convention meets to-morrow. The principal contest is for the nomination for state treasurer, the leading candidates being Franze Amberg, of Chicago, and Cicero J. Lindley, county judge of Boone county and president of the Farmers’Mutual Benefit association. The state central committee met to-night and selected the following temporary officers: Chairman, Horace S. Clark, of Coles county; secretary, Graeme Stewart, of Chicago; assistant secretaries, J. C. Edwards, of Peoria, and John Lynch, of Olney; chaplain, I). Hillman (colored), of Springfield. The judicial conventions will meet immediately after the adjournment of the state convention.HAD TD SURRENDER.Salisbury Forced to Make Concessions to His Followers. Danger of a Break Removed — Dissensions in the Gladstone and Irish Ranks—Great Britain and the Triple Alliance. Tobacco Girls Strike. Jersey City, N. J., June 23.—Two hundred girls employed at the Lorillard tobacco factory struck this morning for an increase in wrages. Three thousand hands are employed in the factory and the strike may extend.OUR WASHINGTON LETTER.LABOR TROUBLES. The Western association and the Northwestern association, merged into one last winter, have combined to accomplish considerable legislation for the land beyond the Mississippi. Hitherto, with a gradually waning strength, New England and the middle states have dominated congress. The grow'th of the great northwest, and the admission of four new states as a consequence of that growth, has changed the spirit of the dreams of the consequential fellows who have been accustomed to carrying congressional affairs around iii their pockets. Inside of two more years, the men who now occupy subordinate places in the senate will step into leadership and commence to assume responsibilities which they are obliged to submit to older senators, on account of “senatorial courtesy,” for the the* present. It, is a matter of personal knowledge, however,that the business men, the representatives of the hustling portion of our country, are chafing under their collars in the seuate, and the day will soon arrive when “senatorial courtesy’’ will get punished with a forensic blow under tho fifth intercostal cartilage, and be knocked clear over the ropes, Ex-Governor M. M. Walden, of Iow a, has accepted a chief clerkship in the treasury department.. He says that he will only remain for a few months in that position, as he has business interests which will require his return to Iowra in the fall. An experience of several de-decades in this wicked city makes me doubt if the ex governor ever gets away from here unless it be in a coffin. The town is honey-combed with ex-governors, ex-congressmen, and ex-everythings, wiio only come here for the purpose of “remaining a few months;” but they never get away. The city is more beautiful than any other in America, and is eclipsed in Europe only by Paris. It is growing constantly, and money cannot be as safely invested anywhere else, in real est at**. I don’t blame the ex-gcn-tlemen for staying here. The old story coming “only for a few months,” however, merely amuses me; because, that is the story I told George W. McCrary, when he was secretary of war, and I came to him seeking and getting an office. My friend Walden thinks he will leave here by next December—but he won’t. He will live here several years, grow old and ill, die, and I will attend the funeral and put flowers on his bier. History repeats itself in this city very often.    i 'It is strange that the Indians in Montana or elsew here should continue to make outbreaks against federal authority,” said Secretary Proctor, concerning the recent uprising of Cheyenne. “Their head men have been east, have seen our immense population, inexhautible resources and military power, and I would think it would overawe them and keep them from committing such follies.” •So far as those older Indians are concerned,” said General Schofield, “your estimate of them is right. But there are a great many young Indians who are ambitious and want to make names for themselves, just as white men seek evanescent fame. There is no field open for them, save in the line followed by their ancestors, whose deeds of daring they have heard recited in song and story, from childhood to manhood. They will listen to no reason, no advice; and there are plenty of foolish young bucks to become their followers. Besides, when the old chiefs go back to the reservations and tell them of the white man’s power and prowess, the younger braves say those old chiefs have been bribed. Nothing but a show of power to each generation will keep down the wild ambition of the Indian to emulate the example of savage ancestors.” The excursion boats on the Potomac carry about five thousand people daily down to Marshall Hall, Mount Vernon. River View and other cool summer resorts during the hot weather. It only costs from fifteen to twenty-five cent; for the round trips, and thus the womer. and children escape the heat of the city without going to the seashore. London, June 22.—The demoralization of the tory party receives a further and most emphatic illustration to-day in the announcement that the compensation clause of the licensing bill is to be abandoned. This was decided on at a cabinet council Saturday and means practically the dropping of the bill for the session. Coining so soon after Smith's announcement of the ministers’ surrender to Gladstone on the question of the new rules, it fills the liberals with strong hopes of the speedy break-down of the tory-unionist corlition. In this they are probably mistaken, for the backdown of thb government placates many of its own dissatisfied followers and thereby removes the immediate danger of a break. Then the opposition is hampered by a bitter quarrel between the radicals and the Parneliites over the bad tactics of the latter Friday last which enabled the government to escape defeat. The Irish. too, have their hands full with a quarrel with Archbishop Walsh, who, they say, was urged to attack them by the malignant misrepresentations of a false friend who is anxious to destroy Parnell. The ministry cannot fail to profit by these internal feuds of it^ opponents. The Anglo-German agreement about Africa is still the all-absorbing topic of discussion here. in Berlin, in Paris aud, indeed, in every capital of Europe. It is universally concocted as the practical entrance of England into the combination called the triple alliance, which includes Germany, Austria and Italy. Although no mention is made of the agreement of the eventuality of a European war, there can be no doubt that it in-insures England's sympathy and moral support, if no more, to Germany. In Germany the cession of Heligoland naturally outweighsall other considerations, and military and naval officers, who recognizes the island's strategic importance, are especially gratified. M. Deloncle’s question in the French chamber Saturday elicited an answer from M. Ribot. the foreign minister, which shows that France will offer strenuous resistence to the acquisition of Zanzibar by England. The terms of the Berlin treaty and a formal guarantee given to France by England in 1882 place a weapon in French hands which will be freely used unless England shows a disposition to meet France half way in Egypt. This is the sore point for France. A special meeting of the cabinet will be held some day this week to consider what action should be taken on behalf of the government in regard to the motion submitted by Charles Howard Vincent, the member for Sheffield, declaring that the proposed American tariff will inflict great injury on tho trade of Sheffield, as well as on the business of the entire country and urging the house to consider whether a free market ought to any longer be given to the competing products of a foreign state which places a prohibitory tariff upon British goods. Mr. Vincent is himself a member of tin* tory party, and a count of noses on Friday developed tin* fact that fully thirty of the government’s warmest supporters arei ii full sympathy with him. Public feeling throughout the country, moreover, is very strong on the question and it is doubtful if the government will be able to allay the indignation of its supporters with a milk and water reply. Vincent says that he intends to press the matter and that if the reply is not satisfactory he will introduce a retaliatory measure. GENERAL FOREIGN NEWS. Licensing Clauses in the Local Taxation Bill Withdrawn. London, June 23.—In the commons this afternoon, Smith, government leader, announced that the government had decided to withdraw the licensing clauses of the local taxation bill. Election Riot in Hungary. Vienna, June 23.—During the progress of an election at Kalocsa, Hungary, a mob made an attack upon the voting station, but were repulsed by gendarmes. Three of the attacking party were killed and eight others wounded. Tariff Matters in Canada. Ottawa, Out., June 23.—Congress having amended the tariff bill reducing the duty on lumber to $1 per thousand feet, board measure, the dominion government will now remove the export duty on saw logs as soon as the United States tariff bill becomes a law. The Locust Pest in Tripoli. Tripoli, June 23.—This country is being devastated by locusts. Decomposed bodies of the pests till the wells, infecting the water and rendering it unfit for use. A Franco-Russian Alliance. Berlin, June 23.—Magdeburger Zei-tung confirms the report of the Franco-Russian alliance. REVOLUTION IN MEXICO. faction. During the panic caused by the president's death General Mareow and several officers were killed at the barracks. General Carlos Ezeta. leader of the forces, is now in conimaud, and all is quiet at present.DEATH OF JUDGE M CRARY. The Ex-Secretary of War and Eminent Jurist Passes Away at St. Joseph. St. Joseph, Mo., June 23.—Hon. Geo. W. McCrary, ex-Seeretarv of war and an eminent jurist, died at the home of his stomach land in addition to this he had a son-in-law iu this city at 12:30 to-day. The cause of death was tumor of the malignant bowl trouble which rapidly weakened him. Judge McCrary was born in Evansville, Ind.. Aug. 29. 1835. With his parents, in 1836. he went to that part of Wisconsin territory which afterwards became the state of Iowa, and began tile practice of law in Keokuk in 1857. He soon took higli rank. In 1857 he was a member of the legislature, and from 186 Dto* 1865 he was state senator from Keokuk, and chairman of the committee on military affairs. In 186S he was elected to congress, and served in congress until March, 1887. In 1876 Judge McCreary introduced in congress the electoral commission bill, which resulted in the choice of Rutherford B. Hays as president. When president Hays formed his cabinet McCrary was given the war portfolio, which he held two years. He resigned to accept the judgeship of the United States Court, to which he w as appointed m December, 1879. In March, 1SS4, he resigned his judgship and removed from Keokuk to Kansas City, where he became general ccmsulting attorney for the Atchison, Topefih A Santa Fe railroad company, a posnion he held at tin* time of his death, lie was the author of several standord legal works. The interment will be at Keokuk, Wednesday.AMONG THE RASCALS. A Union Pacific Railroad Official Pockets •60,000. Omaha. June 23.—The gcneal attorney of the Union Pacific railway has tiled a petition in the United States circuit court instituting suit against C. IL McKibben, general purchasing agent of the road for $60,000, that being the sum hqjs charged with having stolen during his official career. This money was, it is said, obtained by McKibben throvnh fraudulent purchases of lumber from C. II. Barnes & Co., of St. Louis. Attachments were this morning issued in Omaha on deposits of $20,000 in the banks here. McKibben left for the east last week and is supposed now to be somewhere on the road between Chicago and Washington. The beginning of tile suit created a sensation here.TRAIN ROBBERS BAGGED. ti»e Great Excitement iii Texarkana Over Confession of a Robber’s Wife. Texarkana, Ark., June 23.—Friday night Rateliffe, the wounded train robber, died. His wife then made a full statement to the authorities that Williams, Brawley and McDaniel, assisted by her husband, committed the robbery and that Rateliffe was accidentally shot in the darkness, being mistaken for one of the trainmen. All this has created tro-mandous excitement, owing to the good standing of the robbers in the community heretofore. When they were brought in for preliminary trial to-day they withdrew tin* former plea of not guilty and waived examination. They have been taken to Bonham, Texas, for safe keeping. as lynching was feared here.WILL ENTER WEST POINT. Candidates from tile West Who Successfully Passed the Examination. West Point. N. Y.. June 23.—Tneex-aminationation of candidates for admission to the millitary academy has been concluded and the result was announced last evening. There were 172 young fellows in all who faced the awful academy board and only seventy-eight successfully ran the gantlet. Among those from the west are Walter Leva Briscoe. Frank David Ely, Thomas Gillespie Carson, Norman Lemuel Jones, Charles Frederick Crain and Dana Willis Lilburn, of Illinois, and Edward Percy Gilchrist, of Ft. Madison, Iowa.TO SAIL ACROSS NIAGARA FALLS. Professor Campbell's Airship to be Given a Trial Sunday Aft<*r Next. Buffalo, N. Y., June 23.—Two weeks from yesterday Prof. Cambell will attempt to sail his airship across the falls of Niagara. He will go alone, although applicants have asked to be allowed to go with him, among them two women. Finishing touches have been put on his machine in the last three days and Wednesday it will be taken to Humberstown for trial. Split in the National Order of Railway Conductors. New York, June 23.—There has been a split in the National Order of Railway Conductors on the strike question, and the seceders have held a meeting and organized an opposition order. The Liquor Men and the Distillers. Mew York, June 23.—At a ma^s meeting of the wholesale liquor dealers association to-day, resolutions were adopted calling on the Distillers and Cattle Heeders company to waive the rebate condition of its sales and allow the purchase of spirits in open market like any other commodity. In case of the refusal a co-operation stock company will he at once formed with a capital stock of at least $500,000 for the purpose of erection or purchasing one or more spirits distilleries. In the Nick of Time. Early estimates of Burlington's population are being revised owing to the large increase from unexpected sources. Nearly every day the attention of the census enumerators is called to new arrivals and they are respectfully requested to make note cf the following.A sturdy little man came yesterday to the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Phelps To Dispel Colds, Headaches and Fevers, to cleanse th® system effectually, yet gently, when costive or bilious, or when the blood is impure or sluggish, to permanently cure habitual constipation, to awaken the kidneys and liver to a healthy activity,without irritating or weakening them, use Syrup of Figs. Lincoln's Population. Lincoln, June 23.—The census supervisor announced that Lincoln has 53.95J people. This does not include four manufacturing and educational suburbs tlia* it is estimated will swell the total to 60, OOO. Reliable Reports from the Scenes of Trouble. San Antonio, Texas, June 23.—Imports which are absolutely reliable, have reached San Autonio of revolutionary movements going on in the states of Mexico bordering on the Rio Grande, and it seems the utmost folly for the papers, however friendly to Mexico and the Diaz administration, to longer suppress the news. This movement is not confined to any locality, but is undoubtedly widespread far as the border of the states is concerned. Constable Martinez, of Nuevo. Con., describes the threatening condition of the governmental affairs observed all along his route up the Rio Graude to Saltillo. He says at nearly every station and side track along the Mexican National railroad he saw crowds of men congregated and excitedly discussing the advisability of joining in the rebellion against the federal government. When he left Laredo this morning a courier had just arrived bearing information of a band of fifty men, well arranged and armed, who had crossed the Rio Grande from the Texas side enroute to some point in the interior of Neuvo Leon, where revolutionary forces are massing in large numbers. THE BRAZIL GOVERNMENT. it Shot Himself. Milwaukee, June 23.—Prof. Burstall aged 71, formerly teacher in the higl school, shot himself dead last night. No table should be without a bottle of An goetura Bitters,, the world renowned Appetizer of exquisite flavor. Beware of counter feits.     ____ Can't Be Reached Before Morning. Dunbar. Pa., Jane 23.—The rescuing party is still working through the heavy fall of slate and may reach the open heading leading to coal at any time. The# is not mnch hope that the Farm Hi! mine can be reached before morning. Pen* soap Moores a beautiful complexiot- Will Resemble that of the United States—The Constitneion. Rio de Janief.o. June 23.—The new constitution will be the fundamental law of the land only after the constituent assembly shall have approved it. Immediately after the decreeing of the constitution there will be an election for senators and deputies—sixty-three of the former and two hundred of the latter. Immediately after their first regular session and the election of a presiding officer the provincial government will place in their hands the functions of the govern ment exercised by the latter sin£*2 the inauguration of the republic. The assembly will at once select a new chief-of state, who will then proceed to organize the regular cabinet. Then the assembly will revise the constitution and after ward promulgate it as revised. President Menendex Dead. San Salvador, June 23 —President Menendez died suddenly last night soon after the conclusion of a banquet given on the occasion of the anniversary of the entrance of General Menendez into San Salvador and the defeat of the ZaldiverIN THE STORM’S PATHWAY. An Indianapolis Railway Waiting (louse Torn to Pier****. Indianapolis, Iud., June 23,—Th* new Fairview park, at the termination of the recently finished railway line, wa opened to-day under disastrous circum-tances. A cyclone struck the station house about four o’clock and tor*; it all to pieces. It was filled with people at he time waiting for cars and, although none were killed, in their frantic efforts to escape or by the flying debris one or wo persons received probably fatal injuries. Six were badly injured and two ightly. A colored girl fell on her back and an immense beam falling on her tomach burst it open. She is barely alive, with no prospect of secovery.SHOT Bl A SEARCHER.A Tragedy Resulting from the Prohibition Problem at Des Moines. Frank Pierce, a Searcher for Liquor. Shoots Terry Chamber** Probably Fatally—A Sioux City Young Lady’s Persecution. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] Des Moines. June 23.—Frank Pierce, the notorious leader of Polk county searchers, shot Terry Chambers, the keeper of a chop house, this evening. The victim is lying very low from the effects of the shot, There was great excitement over the affair and talk of ynehing was freely indulged in, but quiet will doubtless be restored. Pierce has not been an officer for some months, but was recently appointed constable for Valley township. The board of supervisors refused to approve ids bond and he appealed to the district court, where Judge Bishop held the board had no discretionary powers. The board has however not been in session and there is doubt as to Pierce’s right to assume official duties. Pierce claims he had to search the place for liquor which is sold up stairs and endeavored to do so in the afternoon, but was prevented. He went out on tile street and was watching the place, when he claims he saw a man go up stairs for whom he had an old warrant. He endeavored to follow’ but Chambers tried to prevent him and called to his assistance the man up stairs. It seems several blows were struck, and that one of th** parties had a club. Pierce shot, hitting Chambers and followed th** other party into an adjoining room used as a restaurant, and tired without effect at him. He claims it was done in selfdefense, and while acting as an officer in discharge of Ii is duties. Chambers is very popular, especial! among the sports, and should he die from the effects of the wound trouble may be expected. Fierce is at home and takes matters very cool Iv.WILL RUN HIM IN. Suitor Who th*' Law’** -Frank Dewey, boarded at the and who was An Unfortunate Sioux City Will Fiiul Himself iii Clutches. Sioux Cl A, June 23.-a painter, who formerly residence of Mrs. Otto, ordered to leave on account of his offensive attentions to her daughter Cora, inis persisted in annoying her. When the young lady retired to her room Friday night, a man, whom sh** recognized as Dewey, sprang upon her with a revolver and beat her over the head and shoulders. Her screams frightened him away. The officers have sought in vain for him. The young lady has since received a Idler from Dewey threatening violence and scandal if the prosecution is not stopped. A warrant is out for his arrest.WEDDED IN HIGH LIFE. of A l)e>* Moines County Lad Weds On* High Henry's Fair Daughters. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] New London, la., June 23.—A very quiet marriage took pl ac** last evening at the M. E. parsonage lier**. At one o'clock Rev. Ross united in matrimony Mist ' addio Eaton, of Lowell, to Mr. Will v. i. _:.*p, of Danville. Th** bride was for several years teacher of tin* Lowell city school and proved herself an able inst ructor. Boing possessed of talent and beouty she has always been an acknowledged leader in th** social circle, and will be greatly missed among tho young people. She is a graduate of Howe’s academy at Mt. Pleasant and has a largo acquaintance there a** well as in this place. The groom is a prominent farmer of Des Moines county, well and favorably know’ll in his own and adjoining counties. Immediately after tin* ceremony tin* young people departed for the beautiful home which ' had been prepared, where th** wedding supper awaited their arrival and where they will bo at home to their many friends. We join in wishing Mr. and Mrs. Bishop a long and lovely voyage on the sea of married life. cross the sky of tin* seems in store for Hardwick, of your honor and S. E. Johnson, of Mt was groomsman. May no shadow ever bright future which them. Miss Estelle city. wa>i maid of Pleasant, arrising therefrom was almost unendurable but the girls found the blanket aud tick to be saturated with blood. They made haste to tell the authorities, but when they arrived at the place the bundle had been taken away. State Attorney Hallower,    Carthage, thinks there is something in the had. He does not believe the bundle was thrown there by the murders, but had been placed there recently to throw the authorities off the track. It is astonishing that tin* Hamilton authorities have not paid more attention to this clue. It is not certain that Ella Cordell was not murdered in Hancock county at or near Hamilton'or Elvaston. There can be little doubt that desperate work is being dome to cover up the crime. It is a mistake, as is now believed, to have released Frank Dobbs from jail at Carthage. The Quincy commercial agent was positive that Dobbs had a bundle in his buggy on the night of May 28. People are rotting restless over the lack of progress in th** case. They are inclined to think the murderers could bt* caught if the proper efforts were made in the right direction. It is said that expert detectives are at work on the case with authority to spar** no expense to ferret out the murderers. Large Original Package Busine**. Fort Dodge. la.. June 23.—A Fort Dodge man of blind pig fame, whose open violation of the prohibition law made his name famous all over the state, is now engaged in the original package business in a wholesale way in this city. He is acting as distributing agent for a brewing company of Milwaukee, and is said to bo doing the largest business of the kind in the state. A few months ago in* was compelled to stop handling liquors contrary to law. When the traffic was legalized by the original package decision in* started in again in an open and above-board way. He does no retail selling, and k«***p> strictly within th** letter of tho law. His wagons are sent all over th** ckty at ail times of til** day. Adjudged Insane. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] La Harpe. Ills.. June 23.—F. Schroe-der. a well known German farmer, has been adjudged insane and taken to Jacksonville for treatment. The Morrill Twin*. These well-known musicians and elocutionists gave a pleasing entertainment at tin* First M. E. church last evening to a go*>*i sized audience undeterred by the oppressive heat. The twins are interesting from their exact similitude in face, form and features, dress, manners and carriage. Their musical numbers disclosed rich pleasing voices and tile recitations showed great ability and versatility. To Nervou*, Debilitated Men. lf you will send in your address, we will mail you our illustrated 'pamphlet, explaining all about Dr. Dye’s* Celebrated Electro-Voltaic licit and Appliances, ami their charming effects upon tin* nervous debilitated system, and how they will quickly restore you to vigor and manhood. Pamphlet free. lf you are thus afflict***!, we will send you a licit and Ap pliances on a trial. Voltaic Bult Co., Marshall, Mick A Poor Way to Persuade the Editor. From the Washington Post. But there will never be a press censorship established iii this country by th** man who gds mad and stops his paper. Headache from I.«grippe, influenza or colds instantly cured by Ii oilman's Harmless Headache Powders. At Henry's. Ferdinand J. Greer, of Philadelphia, has presented to tin* Historical Society of Pennsylvania a collection of 6,(KM) autograph letters and reliquary curious. Th** collection embraces letters of revolutionary interest and the signatures of distinguished men and women of the last hundred years. Platt’s Chloride* a* a Disinfectant for the sil k room is invaluable. Prim ** Bismarck possesses over a hundred decorations, some of them very valuable. One, a diamond star given him by the late Czar of Russia when tin* German statesman was mad** a member of th** order of St. Andrew, is worth $20,-000.HAWKEYE GLANCES.DEMOCRATIC STATE CONVENTION. The Central Committee Fix Upon August (J as the Date. Des Moines, June 23.—The democratic stat** central committee met at Unsavory Friday and agreed upon August 6 us the dab* for tho next state convention, to be held at Cedar Rapids, as previously agreed. The ratio of representation agreed upon is two for each county and one additional delegate for each 225 votes or fraction thereof over 115 cast for Horace Buies for governor. Tin* committee further recommends that committeemen, both township arni county, be selected at tin* time of tin: caucuses and conventions, and every part. of t in- party machinery put. in readiness as soon as possible. Killed by Lightning. Ironton, O., June23.—During Sunday school at Sugar Creek, Stark county, tin* Methodist church was struck by lightning and nearly burned. Victor Miller was instantly killed and Louis Miller, a son of the pastor, burned. Cornelius Smith was rendered unconscious and is in a critical condition. Plea*antown, Nebraska, Blown Away. Omaha, June 23.—Pleasanton, a town of two hundred" inhabitants, situated on the Union Pacific railroad, twenty railes north of Kearney, was struck by a cyclone yesterday afternoon. Nearly every house in the place wras destroyed or badly damaged. No one was killed so far as reported. “Don’t Care to Eat,” It is with the greatest confidence that Hood’s Sarsaparilla is recommended for loss of appetite, indigestion, sick headache and similar troubles. This medicine gently tones the stomach, assists digestion, and maker* one “real hungry.” Persons in delicate health, after taking Hood’s Sarsaparilla a few days, find themselves longing for and eating the plainest food with unexpected relish.RAILROAD FATALITIES. An Express Train Derailed and the Engineer Killed. Reading, Pa., June 23.—The locomo tive, baggage car and one passenger car of the south-bound express train on the Philadelphia and Reading railroad jumped the trac k this morning about five miles from this city. Lewis Heller, en gineer, was^killed. and his brother,a fireman, was probably fatally injured. Several other trainmen were injured but no passengers were hurt. A Chicago Man Killed in a Wreck. Copetown, Ont.. June 23-—The Atlantic express going east was derailed near here this afternoon and two cars went down a thirty-foot embankment. E. J McDonnell, of Chicago, was instantly killed, and seven or eight others severely injured, bat noLe fatally. The cause of the accident has not yet been definitely ascertained. The emir Complexion Powder in the world that Is without vulgarity, without injury to tile user. and without doubt a beautifier, la Poazoni’s. Ravage* of a Storm. Council Bluff-, la.. Jim** 23.—A severe storm occurred her** ia-t night. Lightning snuck a Mrs. Gilson, standing in her yard on Vine >tr«*et and fatally injured her. Waterman’s carriage factory was badly shattered by lightning. The residence of Robert Kirkwood, near Crescent, seven miles from here, was wrecked by a huge cottonwood tree falling on it. The tree was blown down. The family, six in number.were inside, but miraculously escaped. The rainfall was very heavy. Hamilton County Flood*. Webster City, la., June 23.—The extreme heat of the last few days brought on a tremendous rain storm Saturday which lasted about fourteen hours. The small streams were full to overflowing. Boone river ha- not been higher for years. No damage from lightning reported yet this morning. There have been twenty-five cattle and three horses killed by lightning through this month. June, up to the 18th: covered by insurance in most cases. A Dam Swept Away. [special to The Hawk-Eye.] Steamboat Rock, la.. June 25.—A large darn in Iowa River here was swept away Saturday night. The river is very high and raging fiercely. A large darn which wa* swept away will necessitate the closing of Mr. Lothrop**'* large flouring mill, which employs a large number of hands. The mammoth dam at Eldora, five miles below here, is in a dangerous condition and is expected to go out at any time. _THE CORDELL CASE. A Sensational Find Near Hamilton, Illinois. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] Hamilton. 111., June 23.—An important and rather startling find was made in the eastern suburbs of this city a few days ago by a Mr. Cox and his wife who were out driving. Mr. Cox saw a bundle lying in a fence corner and got out of the buggy to examine it. A terrible stench eminated from the bundle which proved to be a bed quilt and a bed tick wrapped in an old carpet. Cox, fearing the bundle contained a dead infant, did not open it, and himself and wife returned to Hamilton saying nothing to tit* authorities about the matter. Neither of these people had heard of the Cordell murder. Saturday two young ladies of Hamilton ventured out to where the bundle lay and opened it. The stench Not Satiefied With the Census.— Th** Dubuque city council and board of trad*- are not satisfied with the government census canvass of that city and will employ sixty ennui* raters to make a special canvass. Horned bx a Cow.—Clyde Small, of Stuart, attempted to take a calf away from it** motlier Hie other day, when the mother, becoming excited, made a rush at him, striking him in tin* thigh with me of her horns, making a dangerous Wound. Found Insane.—John Haney, a farm hand employe*! near Muscatine, was found by th*- roadside Thursday in an nsensible condition, ii** had evidently been set u[Kin by footpads, but is unable to tell what happened to him. He had t he appearance of being pounded with brass knuckles. Should bu. Acquitted.—A Council Iii tiffs motornecr named Fowler lias a a mania for running down and killing dogs. He killed two valuable pups belonging to a prominent citizen the other day and suit will be commenced against the company for damages. The State Encampment—Maj. Gen Schofield and th** secretary of war have granted th** request of tin* governor fora battalion of four companies to encamp with th** iowa national guard this summer. The commanding general of the department of the Platte will have charge of the details. State Meet of Wheelmen.-—The stat** meet of the Iowa division league of American wheelmen will meet at Spen-r July 18. There will be speed contests of much interest, parade and a banquet in the evening. On the 19th the wheelmen will proceed to Spirit Lake. The Iowa branch of the league number about six thousand members. Iowa Infantry Reunion.—.Several of the surviving members of the Thirteenth Iowa infantry have commenced preliminary arrangements for their eighth annual reunion, which will be held at Fort Madison. At a recent meeting of the local committee the time for the reunion wa# set, but it has since been learned that the dates would conflict with other events, arid for that reason the time will be announced later. Red Oak'' Coner House.—Gov. Boies will ociate at the laying of the cornerstone of the new court house at Red Oak on July 4th. The building will be a 575,000 structure, and the citizens are prepering to celebrate the event on an evtensive scale. The exercises will be under the auspices of the masonic, fraternity, and Judge Granger of the supreme court will deliver the regular address. New Coal Mines Projected.—All the projected new coal mines at Lehigh,Kale and Coalville, Webster county, on which several thousand dollars were spent prospecting last year, have been abandoned and not a mine of any son seq lienee will be worked this summer, although the coal company may open some of the mines in time to catch the winter trade. A Curious Cask of Growth—In sawing a hard wood log one of the Fort Madison Chair Company employes ran a saw bang into a large harness buckle imbedded in the and also narrowly missed several otl buckles and iron pieces. It is estimated that at least thirty years’ growth of the tree was required to so thoroughly coy, the pieces.____ Excursion Ticket*. Excursion tickets to Milwaukee via C... Q_ July 4 to 8 inclusive, good for return ing Milwaukee, July 9tfi to lath, one fare round trip, account meeting of Bim Lodge aaaUBiform Bank Knights of Pyt. at above place July tit* to J2tk. ;

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