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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - November 19, 1890, Burlington, Iowa ESTABLISHED: JUNE, 1839.) ii. United States Treasurer Huston Makes His Annual Report. Ordinary Revenue* Amounted to *he Unusual Hum of #403,080,983-1 in portent Change* in the Circulating Medium. Washington, Nov. is.—The annual report of United States Treasurer Huston V)WS that the net ordinary revenues amounted to $403,080,982, a sum but twice exceeded in the history of the government. The increase over the year before is $16,030,923, of which $11,725,IHI ame from internal revenue. The ordinary expenditures were $292,736,436, an i-crease of S15.739.S71 over the year before. This increase is principally due to rho 'increase in pensions. The surplus revenues were $105,311,490, of which ^20.301,224 was paid out in premiums on hoods purchased. The receipts from the -osteitic,e department were $01,100,041, and the expenditures $07,011,203, an increase of between $5,000,000 aud $6,000,-OOOon both sides. Toe aggregate amount for which the treasurer was accountable during the fiscal year was $1,321,774,482. Of this he d’sbursed 8630.247,078 011 warrants. Deducting the amounts on deposit with the states and various other sums. the amount remaining for which he was accountable was $750,915,078. The amount of gold in the treasury incased during the year from $303,387,-nit to $320,933,145: and silver from $315,-io0,77ii to $316.821,006. Exclusive of the amounts on deposit there was in tho treasury, belonging to the government, on .June 30. 1889, $326,028,927, and on June so, is'."). *286.3* 1.815: the amount of gold having increased about 54,OOO,-ii ii, while silver decreased nearly $9,OOO,-im Tile liabilities decreased during the vvar from '127,931,880 to $107,124,718, and the reserve, being in excess of the a^fts over toe liabilities, ran down from vis. '.'7.047 to $179,200,097. Tile total obligations of the treasury, on all acorns, were $l,Slo,678,475 on June ,30, p-1, and $1,277,240,103 on June 30, .■.in. Not counting tile certificates of sepo'it, the debt proper, in the shape of boud* and circulating notes, was remind from 8 1,250.043 136 to $1,145,400,- This was albee ted at a total cost of '124.‘.'52,243 for principal aud premiums. Nearly *7i.ooo.lit") of 4 per cent bonds and upwards of $30,OOO,OOO of 4 :-a' per cents were purchased. Important changes took place in the ■irculat cg medium, but of more favorable character than the year before. There was a gain of $15,OOO,OOO in stock f geld. ai; increase of * ut,OOO.ooo in silver, and a contraction of $26.OOO,ooo in the volume of bank notes, resulting in a net increase of $32,OOO J KH) in the aggregate supply of money. In round numbers, the circulation on June 30,    1*90. cotH-t J of 05,(too,OOO of gold and gold certificates. $414,000,000 in silver and silver certificates, and $523,000,000 United States and National bank notes. Not much change has taken place in the movement of United Mate* notes. There was a de- one of activity in the issue aud and redemption of gold certificates. The tiger “ Of ii a prom of C 'i 'j them qe su'n witm a ■'.* I Inter .111; most •ament ers. -j too s are t avoid tip state to mony would give] public *t and most mis. blending . Over sixty tied bv the 'Ome of the posed sh nerve left the their test;- OLEVELAND DOMINATES DEPEW. Jocular Exchange of courtesies at the Commercial Banquet iu New York. NKW VOUK, Nov. 18-The hundred and twenty-second annual banquet of the 7    OI ^ chamber of commerce was v ,. .    .    ,    -    commerce was held to-night. President Smith, in his address, said he was nrnfmmdiu t.0I1 .    ,*ie    was profoundly vul.- vineed that reciprocity is the key which will open wide the door of commercial intel course and give to us a natural outlet for the surplus products. Chauncey Depew spoke at length on ti r(.H’ent evei*ts iii the, financial world. Ex-i resident Cleveland was called on to say something. Mr Depew had mentioned that Congressman Springer had nominated Mr. Cleveland for the lif?*1 democratic presidential candidate and sa’d he hoped tile republicans would nominate that eham-?J0“ of rt<‘iproci'y, James (J. Maine. .lr. Cleveland was not on the program to speak and arising made a f**w remark* He said he heard a good deal to-night about reciprocity with the Spanish speaking people. Now if its good for them, why isn’t it a good tiling to have reciprocity with our own people? We have heard about France helping out England and the United States financially. Why can’t they do so commercially? I'm sorry my friend, Mr. Depew, mentioned what Mr. Springer said, for it does not seem to me of much importance arid of no interest to you. gel Hemen. Mr. Cleveland jocularly referred to th.- banquet at Albany a few year* ago when Depmw had nominated him fur the presidency and hoped the republican party would nominate ‘ I bat grandest of statesmen and I Iumed Knight, the name which arise* to your lips but not to mine.” Cleveland added D ai h** had reason lo believe it was put thai way owing to Depew's extreme modesty. He had said at one time that he would when ie* got a good chance put in a good word for Mr. Depew s candidacy and asked if evened up Springer’s remarks. SHOCKED TEE CONGREGATION. a'." r ptiun ciliation. deposit, ii:-: of the t i t a was a.so ai three 'm.1 roil;*, whit web gnud ’.be fo;.:r*e of legal tender silver into cir-iii the form of certificates of * .cen fully up to the means iry for supplying it. There ;tii 'vv of between two and I mis fractional silver dollar •ii encourage the hope that management tile treasury, in of a few' years more, may be tekved of the redundant stock of th=»se coins for some time on hand. Seven’v-th re bank* were discontinued a* lepos!tories during the year and **ight new one* designated. Tile redemption of bank notes amounted to nearly seventy milli us, a decrease of upward* of eighteen millions, compared with the year before. Owing chiefly to i»wer price" ruling for bond ', the deposits for the retirement of national bank notes amounted to only $11,000,000. Continued embarrassment. has amended the work of supplying the country with paper ;-r* m y from delays and failures in tilling the treasurer’s requisitions for j a»w not** He suggested that greater flexibility might be given to currency if zoid -nm a e* of denominations of five and ten dollars were issued. He urges ’•‘"e   "by of an appropriation for the frat sp-ration of United States paper ' irrej; y ’o Washington for redemption. ’’U'.h a trifling additional outlay the peo-l eco.ud be kept supplied with clean aud fre-h paper currency, thus greatly "?.*enir!g the banger of conterfeiting. fhe treasurer claims the salaries paid to •■’lh,-rrs of the treasury are inadequate 'iompensation for the duties performed, being Ie** than paid in well managed private institutions and less even than paid In the sub-treasury in New York. A Stockton. (Col ), Preacher Mn ken some Staitiinsr Confessions. San Fu.vnm i*< t , Cal., Nov. 18.—Stockton, California, I- in the throes of a great sensation. This was brought about by some startling remark* made Sunday morning by the Rev. 1). L. Munroe from the pulpit of the Presbyterian church, the largest and most fashionable In the city. Without any previous announcement and to the intense surprise of his hearers Mr. Munroe started to make a confession of sin to the fashionable congregation before him. He "aid that God had commanded him to do so. Ten years ago, he *aid. with great solmnity, and before hi* marriage he had improper relation* with women upon promises of marriage which he had never intended to fulfill. Since his marriage he - aid ho had not been pure in thought. He then proceeded to tell of members of hi* flock toward whom he had improper thoughts. The list embraced married and single ladies, and lie mentioned their names. Once, while coming up on the steamer from San Francisco, he had - queez, d the hard of a young lady member of his flock, giving her name. On alioth* r occasion he had detained the same young lady in his study and pulled her ear. Most of his improper thoughts came when be was walking home from prayer-meeting with the -isters. Toe startling * mum and public mention of the names of lad ie* who are prominent in society is the talk of the town to-day. It resulted in an investigation by the trustee* of the t hureh. TWO MORE FAILURES. F. VV bur ton- New Navy. Washington, Nev. I*. — Iii his annual rpport to the secretary of the navy; Chief "instructor Wilson, referring to the Gradual uh*ai)p-a-an e of the old wooden it-0’, say* there are now eleven new 4teei v, -sci* and one first-class torpedo rn th- commission and only eighteen wooden Yes*-I*. The following vessels ^’e recommended to be sold: The Brook-■Tt Saugii*, Speedwell, Rescue, Ossip-Up- Jut:.ata and Quinebaug. Wilson In th* opinion of the bureau the */l: commerce de*troyer has been at-■* '’ liu the design of cruiser No. Pi. has sustained a speed greater than s'*’ ftest Atlantic “Greyhound,” ■' d with a powerful battery, immense endurance and efficient protection, b space is devoted to a description of L,irjp great coast line battle-ships. The I’ a  1 of these vessels will consist of f;iT thirteen-inch rifles, eight eight-inch. ‘,°'ar ' x-inch, twenty six-pound rapid mg guns, 'ix one-pounder rapid firing two Galt ling and six torpedo tubes ? i *. This represents a weight of ' iiaimt superior to that of any of the ‘ battle ship* laid down by the for-e'?Q pow>>r*.BI KLUN GION HAW KE Y E. BURLINGTON. IOWA. VV EDN ENDA I MORNING. NOVEMBER 19. 1890. Regulars From Omaha Depart for Pine Ridge Agency. Ane,    No(    Thii>k Serious Danger of a —The Mandan So;* un Outbreak ■ar**—* xcite-•»e»t at Standing Rock. Issued 1 tV,ieN0V' According to orders and ii nf fv,m^,rning’ Companies A, B. <: farorv at in6, con<1 United States in- agen/v thf , aha’ ,eft for 1>111(! RUi*« gem y th,s afternoon with a full com- P emont of mules and wagons. The other four companies were notified to be ready to move on short notice. The troops at McKinney were also ordered out and I,,#.    •*    "v,v    VOO.,, u out and I ft this morning for Douglas. Wyoming I he troops at Ft. anri , . ,    Niobrara    and    Robin son. which is not far from the *,.eue diflu ulty, will march to-morrow. of in General Mile* Interviewed Chicago, Nov. 18.—On receipt of dispatches to-night announcing the movc-ments of troops in the department of the I latte toward Dine Ridge agency an Associated Press reporter called on General Miles. He said: I he newspapers really ought not publish this sort of tiling for it will be in the Indian camps in le*s than twenty-four hours. T here is nothing in it except that troop* are being sen* to the vicinity of the reservation to prevent, if possible, any outbreak aud to encourage the loyal element among the Indian*. al.*o to protect agencies which report Indians a.* turbulent and past control. It was hoped this excitement might pass without serious trouble, and up to this time no Indians have left their reservations. The causes of this threatened trouble aru: the failure of their < reps, the delay of congrt »• making appropriations for their *upp* and tin* subsequent delay in getting supplies to them, resulting in rIi»*ir belee brought, to the verge of *t.arvation and worked into a frenzy. They •. g -uing rations now aud possibly the dil’ii ui y may be bridged over I he movement of troops is simply a precautionary, but at the same time they may have serious work.” The reporter asked if it would nor be unusual for the Indians to go on t he w arpath at the beginning of winter. The genera* replied “Not at all; these northern Indians are tougher than lea her.” Lieutenant Woodruff said in reference to the Mandan scare: “The Indians located nearest to Mandan are thirty-five miles away on the Cannon Ball river. They are a thrifty, industrious, peaceable people, who have taken up claims, built huts and houses, own * attle, pooh * and wagons and are in good circumstances. They have no faith in the aboriginal superstitions and di.*!ike this new Messiah craze. Every year these Indians sell hundreds of thousands of pounds of beef to th** Standing Rock agency. Now you cannot convince me that people who have land, homes, stuck cattle, wagons, crops and revenue are anxious to go to war. And vet, these there, i’be opinion of conserve ive people i* that the Indians do 'tot dream cf an outbreak. An Indian Stare Bismarck, N. I)., Nov. 18 —Late last night the city was startled by an alarm of an Indian outbreak. The report came from Mandan that the Indians at Standing Rock agency had left the agency arni were advancing on Fort Lincoln. The government was ( ailed on for aid, and by this morning the excitement was intense. a reduction of forces at Forts Lincoln and Yates has made the settlers apprehensive, for there are six thousand Indians at Standing Rock alone. It was learned this afternoon, however, that the alarm was unnecessary. F very tnt ug is quiet at Fort Yates and no trouble is expected there. Very few soldiers are no-v kept in the forts in this neigh’ orhood, and the settlers are easily alarmed The Indians could sweep the country west of the Missouri before assistance could be had, and the demand for enlarging the garrisons at Fort Yates aud Lincoln will be renewed. WI!    I    \IAPR\    MPS    (I'nHPA    dfi^‘ The state supremo court sustained ll ILL    Ji ii ll IV    I    JUIJ.    U    JULii,    j    the sentence and an appeal wa* taken to - ! tho federal circuit court. Judge Hammond has granted a writ of habeas corpus returnable on the 24th. The National Society of Adventist* ha> retained Ex-Postmaster G< ; ara! Dickinson as |    counsel, to test the right of the Advent- !    ists to work or amuse themself* or, tin* I Christian Sabbath a* they choose. Parnell Decides to Retire From the Irish Leadership. SUPERVISORS SURPRISED. The Polk County Board Make Startling Discoveries of Fraud. Hi*» Followers Declare They Will Stand by Him—Defended by the Free-inan'rt Journal—The Coming llritloli f'ariianient. CLEVER DE IEC UVE WORK. Li no No Ke>i*oiiH for Alarm Washington, Nov. 18—Acting diati t ommissioner Ii ll has received recent information from South Dakota which justifies the evident alarm of the settlers in the neighborhood of Dine Ridge. Commissioner Bill is of the opinion that the government would not be justified in making any arrests or attempting to suppress ghost dances >o J long as the Indians commit no act* of i violence. This would surely make! trouble. The proper course to pursm* is j to let the Indians dance themselves out. ! It will not be long, lie thinks, before j they begin to lose faith in the Messiah and the whole craze will collapse. Com- j missioner Bell i*. however, strongly in : favor of keeping a "strong military force within call. This precaution has already bi en taken, and the governmet i* not at j all apprehensive of trouble. London, Nov. 18. — It. is rumored here that Mr. Parnell has definitely decided to retire from the leadership of the Irish party, and that as soon a* the law permits he will lie mairi-Hl to the divorced wife of Captain O'snea. If Mr. Parnell abandons the leadership, it is understood that his successor will enjoy the benefit of his continuous advice In the meantime it i> undeniable that the excessive virulence of the tory editorial* is causing a r action in public sentiment with regard to Mr. Parnell in connection with recent events. The Dublin Freevuin'a Journal makes a heroic (‘fl irt this morning to defend Mr Parnell from the consequences of his misdeeds It recalls the attention of hostile critics of Mr. Parnell to the record of the private lives of Wellington, Nelson, Palmerston and other famous in British history and declare th gabble A PETRIFIED HUMAN BODY. are the ones whom the people of Mandan have sent scouts to watch. The band which may give trouble is that headed by Chief Hump, and is situated southwest of Standing Rock. He i* very wily and if the promised Messiah does not. arrive in tile spring he will probably tell them the whites are using their influence to keep him back, aud that the best way to aid him will be to kill some pale faces. However, in any emergency, the troops will be fully equal to the occasion. It must be taken into account that some of the agent* an* new men unuse I to the ways of the Indians, who delight in frightening those whom they can.” n- r I The <■.chih uh of >t Girl Hurled Three V ettrf, V go I unled I o Hfoue. St'Mii ny, Pa , Nov. 18.—Some da’ * ago James Sewell, of this pia.-e, purchased a burial lot ii* Domphret Mu cerneteiy, and prepared to remove ti ( bodies of deceased members of hi* fa::.; y from th** Sunbury cemetery for transfer to the new lot. The first grave opeoi d was that of his daughter, Miss El a Sewell, who died in 1887. The workmen were unable to lift the body out of the open grave, and assistance wa* sent for. It required seven *trong men to lift ti >• casket. When the lid was removed to the surprise of all tile *pectators the body was found to be in a perfect *•;!'** of petrification. Even the flowers pl vod In the casket were petrified. Except for it- marble-like pallor and slightly sui xi ii cheeks the body looked like that f a peacefully sleeping girl. Iii life Mi-* Sewell was an aura live brunette, .vith dark hair. When the body was vu wed her hair had turned to snowy white. Experts assign as the cause of the na’vd the damp condition of the ground oc-ea*ioned by the exceptional flood- of June, 1889 about social ostracism to lie absurd. Mr. Darnell was not a man, the J' anal say*. who went into society. Continuing, the paper asserts that wi;il.* the pastor* are charged with the moral we!! being of the Irish leader, it is no more their duty or province Gum it I* that of a majority of the Iri*h people or of the hmm :! to a 1-jttdge his pri\ate life or examine his eon-sfience. Ireland’* • u*ine** with Mr. Darnel! is purely p ducal. He ha - ably, faitn-fudy and siicc«-**fnlly -cry ii dis country, and brought. h**r out of darkness and bondage to within sight, of the promised land. A juncture ha* no*- been reached when there can be no swapping or changing of leader*. The national*** would not do *o if they could, ai i could not if they would. It would be. the Journal continue*, the duty of th* Tri- L, not of the English people, to decide if the yea s of toil in behalf of the nation- *hai. tie lost, or the fruit of thai toil risked because a man had been weak' arid a woman frail. The article concludes by pronouncing the neee.—ity for Darnel s continued leadership of the I r i * Ii party, both in and out of parliament, to be imperative. aid saying that such necessity mould be proclaimed at the public meeting on Thursday. How the Hen iv el I Murder Wha I Uncover*-.-J and Its Author Convicted. Woodstock, Ont., Nov. I*.—By the execution in Canada on Friday last of J. VV Birchall for the murder of F. C. Ben-well, public interest Is revived id the crime In which it was the culmination and atonement. Seldom, if ever, was murder more deftly planned than in this case to avoid detection by the criminal; rarely ha* discovery and full retribution demanded by the law followed more surely and swiftly upon the off use: it may be even said that never has that rare faculty of the mind, known for lack of a more distinctive phrase a* detective acumen, been more forcibly displayed or used to better public advantage. The body found that morning in February last, in the depths of a Can an'an forest, fro/, u fast to the ground and with a bullet in the brain, which had entered the head from behind, wa- that of a young ma** who-Lad • iv**e imm England only a few hour* before he was lured to that lonely spot chat ie* might be slam with -afety to the assassin, ani conseijuenGy wa* wholly unknown on tiii* *ide of the Atlantic ocean, lie had no friend, and, excepting hi- murderer. not even an acquaintance outside of England. An ordinary detective having been detailed to “work up” so h a < a*e as ibis, would have been ba .’-leu from Go* beginning, and after a f**w hour* of perfunctory investigation would have abandonee the affairs aud relegated it to the already long list of in*oi hie murder rnystenes with which th*- re Ord* of all civilized nations, ai.d our own e*pecia iy. are overcrowded. But tills officer of th** law was not made of tile ordinary material* o f of which detectives havi been n*o ofun manufactured. The murder had n**en committed many hours when he reached the body, which had been frozen fa-i to the ground in the depthsof tha’ desolate forest. Gf the body itself and a11 it* surrounding* he made a careful, minute ar.d intelligent examination:    irrying    alt    th:* away with him, not only in his r oo* Mitny    Keen    *    h.triced iii I iquor Cha**—A Whol«**.*l«* Arrent of Countable* and Just teen Ordered —Gen*'—•! I't’tn Neat*. [HpectaJ to The Hawk-Kyt.] Du* Moinks. la., Nov. 18. — it. w; : tx* remembered considerable excitement was occasioned during the pa-t summer by an exposure of the method in which j ii-ti- es and constables of Des Moines were '-harir-ing un fee- to the county, and the nefarious manner in which *earch*-s were made for 11<|nor* with no other purpose than that of taxing the fees. To day the board of supervisor*, in allow ing bi;!* generally, came upon several transcript* of fees from justice- and constables of both Des j Moines and Lee townships One e-puci- I ally wa* remarkable fur the fact that twelve informations were filed, twelve j searches made and twelve f**e- charged j for service- in tb»* prosecution of one j liquor dealer, aud aff in one day. Upon j c!o*e examination otu**r errors were dis- | •overed, and the matter climax by the board refi of the fee* on account ui*o instructed the c< bring the matter before at the next term of col justices of the peace d De* Moines indicted -piracy to defraud the but little aoubt owing meat which is thoroughly justice* and constables that wa* :*ing ight to a to allow any •gality and "unty attorney to e the grand j ,ry jurt aud have ail and constables in for crimi* ai con-eounty. There is to public senti-against the matter* will be pushed to a tini*h and not oui; above charge but other* a* grave w brought forward, aud some haw* been making mints of the taxpayers’ pocket* and credit upor the prohibition nap* make a forced vi*it t< he be of tho*** who money out of throwing dislaw will p**r-> ..lie peniten tiary. It i* a we,I known fact that they are in league with the liquor deairs; that rarely are arre-ts made, that seldom any quantity of liquor* arx seized: but there :* never an jpportuuity mi**ed to charge fee*. A HUMAN METEOR. ho Wilt ** *:»I< • I l>_\ I *:i rue 11, “ lo.in, Nov. I*.—A meeting of the National L ague wa* h* id in tin* city to-oay at which Edmund Leanly, a member of the house of commons, presided. Leamy made an address in which, reft ring to the reports of the withdrawal of Darnel’! from the leadership of the nationalist party, he said Darnell wa* the chosen leader of the party and the party would stand by him while he stood by them. Redmond, another member of Unlike the ordinary at th..* beginning co; case to which the fit tit, no matter hoi might be: nor did h photographed in hi* mind. j detective he did not j ‘cive a theory of the j is must he made to I incongruous they j delay or mam afar * WILL MARRY A DWARF. Min- this sus his THE WORLD’S FAIR. Gait.iixlet Suspends witll Liabilities oft Ivor H Million. Ni w Volts, Nov. is.—At 10:45 the announcement wa* made on the stock exchange of the sw*pens:<m of P. W. Gaffan let. with liabilities of one million dollars The failure is din* to the action of several bank* in calling in loan* to the firm. Minor, the assignee, said the suspension wa- due to general depreciation in the value of collaterals which has gone ss fir tha’ when loans to the firm were called, "hey could not be met, although th** firm have what, in an ordinary time would be an ply sufficient to pay borrowed money, ff’he liabilities appear to be about -8OO.OO0. or perhaps more. The finn holes such good securities that if the market improve* they will be able to pay their indebtedness aud have a plus left.    ____ The Owens Failure, New York, Nov. 18.—At 2:4.> afternoon Owens announce*! he-pension on the stock exchange. Ile no outstanding contracts on the exchange. Tile North River Haute. Nk.w Yoke, Nov. 18.—An order was Issued by Judge O'Brien, requiring cause shown forthwith why a receiver should not be appointed pending the suit, which the attorney general brought to dissolve the North River bank. A temporal injunction was secured restraining ’tie bank officials from interfering with its affairs. At the conclusion ment the judge announced serve his decision. Bank Superintendent Preston to-day made affidavit relative to the amount of asset* and liabilities of the North River bank. It, showed the assets to be $ 582; and the liabilities, ficiency cf 899.89 4__ To Aid Pinched Bauk**, Philadelphia, Nov. 18.—A meeting of the bank presidents this afternoon resolved to follow the action of the New York banks and arranged to issue clearing house certificates to any bauk that might need them in case of a money pinch. This is the first time this has been done here since the Jay I ooke panic in 1873.    _ WHI Kilt Indian* on sight. Minneapolis. Nov. I*—The Tritium 'n Mandan, N. I)., special says:    Every house in town is full to overflowing with refugees from country districts. The most intense excitement prevail* in the country. Settlers are prepared to believe anything about the indians. In town there is somewhat less tension owing to the receipt of three hundred guns to-day from the state government and th** fact that a company of soldiers will be here to-rnorrow morning from Fort Totten. To-night there are two hundred Indians in town armed, but the citizens ar** armed too and patrols will be out and the people will sleep with their clothes on. A date will be fixed by a committee of citizens and Indian agents will be notified that after that date any Indian found in this country without a pa*s from the agent will be killed on sight,. The population is excited and although conservative men are doing their best to quiet the angry ones there is every reason to believe that. unless the government takes immediate steps to increase the force of soldiers here aud at Fort Lincoln every Indian coming into tile county will be killed. An Approiirhing Wending With latum Bride. Paris, Mo., Nov. 18. — Miss Nellie Branham, the celebrated dwarf of this city, is to wed one of th** leading society young men here in the near future. She is 23 year* of age and is 22 inches high, having a faultless form and winning ways. Her intended husband has within tile past few weeks become of age ai d declares that he will disregard th*' protests of his family and marry his love. He is unusually tall,and a*the couple walk along the street together the young :ady holds to the tip end of her beaux’ coat tail, provided it is a long one and she can reach it. The prospective bride has a sister I* years of age who is exactly her height, being just 22 inches high. commons, ridiculed the idea <>f Darnell being prejudiced in politic* by the verdict of the o’Sh. a case. Hi* colleagues, he *aid. were bound to him by unfailing loyalty and th** party was determined to stand by him. Other leaders spoke in th** -au'p st rain. New York, Nov. I*.— It i* learned that the iri*h delegates now ir tiii* country are firmly resolved i<< stand by Darnel! for leader A cablegram to that effect will be *ent bv them to-morrow. o.> * < . ii nu- work, but commenced It at the momen be-ide the d* ad body of the victim of some unknown assassin. He had an immediate regard. CM) the ground near the body he found aft* r patient search oil* of tho** small ivory table*■* which are carried in tile ve*t pocket for the purpose of making brief memoranda, and upon its cover wa* engraved the name F. C. Benweff. To the unskilled arid inexperienced in sy.-h affairs tiii* w i* nothing; but to ’.he detective in this case it wa* a sc*-lit of tile trail that was to lead from the *!ain to the slayer. He I ad a name, whether of the duad victim or til** living assassin he could riot tell, but having it. he wa* no longer groping wholly in the dark, aim-1* ssly pursuing an impalpable myth. Having mad** this beginning lie instantly .lark GU mart in'* Trial B> Mr*- at Ft Vt (t'iiHun. [Special to Th>- Hawk-Ej * .] Ft. Madison, Iowa. Nov. I*.—With clothing a flame, roshi I g frantically along, a vertable human me’nor, was th** sight that met the horrified gaze of a few loungers re ar th** gas company’s work* her* Ibis afternoon Jack Gil-martin. the well-known foreman at the ; place, was alone ii; the house, ai d hav-! :ng finished filling the holder .vith ga*. , was at the work J tor- ing off the flow • of oil, when it suddenly fook fir**, the i flames darting about h:m ok* fiery **-r-; pent-, setting hi* oily clothes on fire and making him fie** from the room, now fuff | of smoke and fire. away he da-hed, j roaring with flame- through the yard. ; IDs presence of mil. I u«ok him at once to I a tank of water into w hich he plunged, I thus extinguishing hi* flaming garments, j He wa- a sorry sight when, wild wi*h ; painfu burns, h> va- pi eh i up and carried to the pro-on hospital. Although I resting ><i*iiy at pr*\-<mt he i* very seriously injured. The building was *aved 1 after hard work. Au FxpreHH Robbery Foiled. Et,paso, Tex., Nov. 1*.—An eastbound Texas and Dad fie train w as held up last night by four men who got on at Kent. The plan was to kill the engineer, fireman and conductor if they did not obev the robber*, but as one of the robbers had forewarned the railroad men, it did not succeed. When the first symptom of disturbance was shown, guards on the train tired at th*' robbers and in all eoout forty *hots were exchanged. As far as could be learned one of the guard - ara! two of the robbers were wounded. I pen meeting with resistance the robber* jumped from th** train and escaped. Two of the men. Kutch ar.d B ani, implicated in .lie tra’n robbery at Kent last night, were captured at Sierre Blanca this morning, both badly wounded; Kutch is not expected to live. Tile Coining Parliament London, Nov. I*.—It i* stated that the prospects for some legislation on the eight-hour question at the coming se**'on of the British parliament are brighter than they were some time ago, owi,.g to the discovery that quite a number of tories have become convinced that sn Ii a bill, applying to the heavier trades, would be a measure of justice. It is therefore probable that a bill embodying tiffs partial application of the principle will be introduced, with a fair chance of passage.    Tne    combination of dock owners In South Wales, which wa-expected    to    bring all shipping facilities    in    that section under a joint control and to greatly enhance the prophets of the dock owners, has fallen through, owing, it i* *unni*» d. to a failure to agree upon the respective shares if the earnings allotabie to eat h of th" parties in interest The nos miners of the Rhine provinces, t\e>r-pha'ia and Silesia, are meditating a concurrent strike to enforce their long standing demand for shorter hour* of labor, fewer vexatious tine* and penalties and better pay. Their organization, j which has been progressing for a long j t:me, is now perfected and they fee! "on- j tident of their ability to force the* mine J >wners to make reasonable concessions. ; bugan his examineti< where the crime ha and again h<- had h -witne*ses who Lad ** the 1 r.tin at tile lit;ie alf from wh rn in the vicinity i ■! be* n committed. | rewa'd. He found 1 en two men get off j station about a mile ere the body was ! the two men walk j lr**: to*?. o' the for- . pi*‘oi -hot but had . it nor connected it for hunters j r*gton, and. ective found 1 but one man walk briskly j th* re take a ' Tree lion from I come Id the j of that train I s’ search and I He remera-ig down with him that morning a* passengers for th** station at which they aug lit* . w.-re very rare at that time in th' year, and he gave full descriptions of th** two passen- SHOT AT CARDS. and a found brisk1 est: w thong with were last other; come away trail* which 11" .wo morning. I tie was found after gave valuable bered the two ; woo baa *'**«■ n away in the d bo had heard a nothing of it r the two men, plenty in that of ail, th** d* • who had seen out of the wood to the *:ati rn ai 1 going hack in th • A I HriiD-r Worrier.-:! by a Coni|>H> l<>n in W innenliete County. Decorah, No* 18.—Robert Fulton, a farmer, living at Hesper. in this county, was shot and fatally injured by an insur- j anc** n an at Mable over a friendly game I of < ards. Morgan be. aine enraged over 1 the game and left the room threa’entng to shoot Fulton. In a -hon time he returned and snot him twice. The affair I wa* cold blooded. Margan resisted arrest fur a few hours but finally surren- ; derred and was taken to Dreston. Later new* r'-ache* here that Fulton is d*ad. •on due? oi some da testimon men g* A SUDDEN CHANGE. •rty- ; c rs, one | trie dead tive a* mi! the other of which tail ed man, and it did n en to inform Un must be that :t ■P ii the bv st w av sun. ai of the argillic would re- 493, 82,593.5*7; a de rive stork Associations Discuss World’s Fair Exhibits. J kiev(;<), Nov. I*.—The annual tneet-*■ ’• a number of National Live Stock 1 Gtions, Ute members of which were ‘ >tht together by the American fat | K show. were held to-day. The ^ " r an Percheron Horse association PPointed a committee to take steps to-ea'’i' a world’s fair exhibit and also an ,, at the fat stock show in 1891. " a meeting 0f the American Shropshire ,f*‘P association a communication re-: !V,‘d from E. A. Man*on offer-prize of £ I OO for the best Shrop-, re !-heep exhibited at the world’s . ” At a meeting of the National Breeders’ association Dr. Salmon, Trips    bureau of animal indus- ;&;:-ead an interesting paper, dwelling J :'Uilarly upon the necessity of action ?rlrf tho unjust discrimination against ^^American pork by Germany and ’n* s*‘vr‘tal other associations held ti;, Nearly all discussed the ques-I fl; pxhlbits at the world’s fair. Tne r^8Sh"rt Horn Breeders’ assotiation Powderly Ke-Klectetl. De we it, Nov. 18.—At last night’s ses sion of the Knights of Labor, Mr. Iff . Powderly was unanimously re-elected genera1 master workman. A resolution passed continuing Powderly’.* salary at 85 OOO per annum, but upon motion o Powderly the resolution was reconsidered and the amount reduced to $3,500. In the Knights of Labor assembly today the committee on the good of the order reported, recommending a federation of all labor organizations; the appointment of a coni mitt ae to at tend the next annual convention of the harmers Alliance; they supported the recommendation of the general master workman for the prevention of »eedl“^ strikes, and strongly recommended the appointment of a committee to bring about the forfeiture of the charter of the New York Central road to the state. Tile Mandan Sr.ire Mandan, N. I*.. Nov. I*.—Au easier feeling prevails here this morning because of the receipt of arms and am munition by citizens. Settlers are still coming from all directions. The gravest fears are entertained for the safety of settlers in the southern part of the county. St. Paul, Nov. is.—General Huger and Lieutenant Woodruff of the department of Dakota returned this morning from a ten day’s trip to two of the larger Indian reservations. Lieutenant Woodruff says no immediate trouble Is anticipated and that the visit of General Huger had much to do with quieting the excitement of the Indians. When asked about the reported danger at Mandan lieutenant said the city was in no more danger from Indians than is St. Paul. It was stated that two reliable Indians, now in the city, had stated to the army officers that there wa* no Messiah craze among the Indians just north of tho Nebraska lint*. Private advices from Valentine give a different origin than th*’ “Messiah craze” to the Indian uneasiness. Since August the Indians of Rose Bud have been restless, claiming tin* agent was not giving them a square deal on supplies. Some families living northwest of Valentine have moved away. Alex Mouwse*u, an Ogallala Indian and a government scout, from Fort Robinson, in the city, said today, referring to the Indian craze:    “Some think it is so, and some don t know what to believe. The Indians at Pine Ridge are dancing and meeting and talking. Some of them are wild about it, but some don't know what to believe.” Telegrams from Valentine and Crawford, Nebraska, and Cheyenne. Wyoming, say the troops have been ordered Horn their forts to proceed to Pine Ridge agency to keep the Indians in check. Salt Lxkk, Utah., Nov. 18.—Au troops at Fort Douglas, except one . ora-patly, received orders to hold themselves ready to march to the scene •* troubles. ; ate sys Statement of the I aion I’m*• itic* Boston, Mass., Nov. is.—The ■ ment of the Union Pacific’s entire tem for September shows:    Gross    earn ings, $4,053,456; increase, $118,638: net, *1,563,944; decrease, $141,067. For nine months ending September 30:    Gross, $32,703,585; increase, $3,769 15*; net, $10,711,021; decrease, $1*3,893. Lock night, a Forney of the Indian Completf Fleet Inn Return* from Topeka, Kau., Nov. I*.—Complete unofficial returns from Kansas show the election of the republican ticket, with the exception of attorney general, by majorities of from 3,000 to 8,OOO. The Farmers’ Alliance candidate gets attorney generalship by a plurality of 42,000.    __________ A Bail Smash I p. Haven, Pa., Nov. I*.— Last work train descending on the Mountain Gravity road broke away aud collided with a locomotive near the mountain’s foot, causing a bad smash up. John Davis and Henry Denver were killed and five others wounded, aff woodchopper. _______ hmall-Fox Among Immigrants. New Yolk, Nov. 18.—The French -Teamer La Normandie, on which the Wild West Indian show, of which Colonel Cody i* part owner, arrived yesterday and is still held at quarantine, as it is said a number of cases of sntall-pox are on board among the four hundred and trirty immigrants. Th** C/ar’s Novel Experiment. London, Nov. 18.—Students of statecraft are observing with much interest th** progress of the czar’* novel experiment in the establishment of provincial tribunal* composed of the nobility with very extensive authority a* courts of original jurisdiction and appeal from th** village tribunals. For centuries—in fact, long before Deter th*' Great—th*' policy of the czars has been to break down the nobility as an obstacle to their own autocracy. and the nobility has of late been pretty well *ubdued. Now th*; ( /ar is taking step* to partly restore the powers wrested from them. Tile n*-w tribunals. so far as their methods are known, have begun in an arbitrary way and show contempt for the ancient authority of the village courts, while at the sam*' time reviving tin* use of the knout which has been legally prohibited in Russia for a number of years. How far the new system will avail to shield the throne of the Romanoffs remains to be seen. it has progressed far enough to at I • * a ** r show that (me of its principal effects, whether so intended or not, will be to utterly deprive the peasants of the benefit of the local judicial function* of their beloved village commune of “niir.” Little by ffTtle, *T slowly, but never I direct path, he mad Birchall. til** ; That being accomplished. Reforge the chain of circum* deuce about his prisoner iii and w'th greater *:n r.g h. fie set out unitive ?or the Birchall had \, money in bai of using iii* cr of his victim o eas. By the t w .-re w 11ness**: whole story Birchall, aith long bt h's wits. ann had a needy •;’> with cd detecter that itirderer. j. ai ways from the to J W. •e:-oa him. ■a* able to anlia’) evi-re rapidly First of all search for a ne ami "oi■ ti found it. i murderer Dot for with the purpose wheedle th*- father ut of a fi w hundred guin-iim* the .ria! came on there ; in abundance to t ■ 11 the from beginning to end. ungh young in years, had Ft. Mad tier of th!* weather ii morning of •■the Missi* free of lee. balmy as a that day a ;h* \ on TI cote line >f Weather Ttiey Hart Fi light \)-*r* A go. • I* 'N. Nov. I*.— An old setoff v got to talking about olden time*. “On the tiber 17, 1*42.” *a d he, cpl n #ront of ti • town was atid the air was cairn and spring morning. A? noon of stiff breeze had sprung up from the northwest, and trie air had become suddenly chilly, and a heavy dark cloud wa* seen in the same direction. On the evening of that day the air be'/ime intensely cold, and on the morning of the 19th. within forty hours from the time the cold wave struck Fort Madison, the river wa* t ">ed with ice so strong that a foot passenger could pa** over it. A deep snow * «<>n sue. *#uied the freeze, and the ice did no* go out of the river in front, of Fort Madison until the loth day of the next ensuing April, wanting but nine days of there being five month* of an Ice-bound river. That long and dreary winter bore hard on the few settlers there were th* n in Iowa " affvetuurer, living by hit upon the scheme of adver'i*ing in English papers for a partner to join him in a Canadian farm, hr which only additional capital was needed to make it fabulously productive. This castle in the air had caught the attention of young Bedwell, and he determined at once to "tart for it. But he could obtain the necessary means only from His father, ar d tha* father had caution in business matters, at iea-t. largely developed. He consented ti,at Didn't Ksiutneratf* t Ii* l>»-art I’'-<*j>*-rty. [Special to The H-twk-Eye, De* Moines, I i Nov I* —Several of the census enumerator* who were employed in Des Moines are quite n/ad over the recent news that the een*us department iia* *ti"pended their accounts and there will be no pay until they correct the same. The errors are in the number of deaths reported. whose district contain 2.*oo only reported tw dent Dorter claim". One enumerator, <1 a population of ive. >uperinten-a.-cording to all ti his son should go to ( anmia and Short Iii His Account!*. Chippewa Falls, Nov. Is.—Sever Serley, treasurer of Chippewa county, is "hon from $*,000 to $10,OOO in hi* accounts and has transferred ail property to his bondsmen. ac- | hi* I Tile ( ruiner ••Maine*’ Launched. New Yoke, Nov. I*.—The new cruiser “Maine” wa* launched to-day from the Brooklyn Navy Yard in the presence of the secretary of the navy and other d;* tinguished persons. Canned a Tremendous Uproar. Baris, Nov. is.—In the chamber of deputies to-day Laur tried to interrupt the debate on the budget to question the government as to the measures it proposed to adopt in order to prevent the drain of gold from France for th*1 benefit of foreign markets. Finance Minister Bouvier said he offered yesterday a reply to such Interpellation, but a" Laur did not pre** it the government would not accede now. Laur then made a violent attack upon Bouvier, accusing him of taking advantage of his official position to speculate for a ri"** in government stoek*. A tremendous uproar but Laur was finally sup- Cidke a personal examination of rile matter: and is upon such investigation everything was found lo be a* represented, the money necessary to admit him to the proposed partnership would be at once forwarded. Through the effort" of the detective the state'wa" able to prove that the letter wa" written and un tiled to the known rules of been forty-two that hi" r.‘-t’.rn' will he impos with the directors. r u fried two d**ath" too rtality it *n.)uid have '"lie en ti rn erat-' r insists were correct and that it ible for him to comply Another who re-many has written asking That til*-"** two be taken off the report that it may be made according to the schedule abd the money forthcoming. father in the narrte of the son even before followed r* **ed. The it. ll. T. IT. Atlanta, Nov. 18.—The last day * session of the NY. C. T. U. was devoted mostly to routine business. Miss Willard is better to day aud was able to be in the hall for a short time. Ain* t0 tilP national commission infra prizes in money instead of j    r    •    /- ” O' iii iii vuv *    »****/ ce'k.. °n’’ary medals be offered for t,!,p in the breeding of cattle. ex- CHICAGO’S usual sensation. A 111K One Pr ‘Iater-Ocean’ jmised In the C    Libel    Suit. ’D Judge** NOV. 18.—There was begun suit for Baker’s court this afternoon a dress oi bol which, if the opening ad-mermhe counsel shall be proven, will fvpr h£o one of the most *pn?ationa; Hilt of M in Chicago. It is the $50,000 Oceun for“ M. Ryan against the Inter-®ai*er and Caracter I zing her as a black-1 ie Pursued -venturess, and stating tha Sib the releallessness of a Thy Nebraska Governorship- Lincoln, Nov. I*.—Official returns from all counties, except Monies, have been tiled at the office of secretary state. The totals on governor are. Richards (rep). 6*. 251: 69,905; Powers (iud.), 69,321. The ln pendent headquarters have an on Men lek county as follows: 617; Boyd, 426; Powers, 866. give Boyd a plurality of 439 in the -tate. The result is so close, however, tnai contest is inevitable. estimate Richards, This would The Craze at Fort Totten. St. Paul. Nov. 18.—The PUnurr Pew pedal from Killed iii a Lima, O., Nov. Jamestown, North Dakota, "av*- The Messiah craze has struck the Indians at Kart Totten and 'hay ar- inclined to bn ugly. One hundred armed crossing the railroad Falling Building. I*. — A building being constructed at the Solar refinery collapsed to-day without warning. Two workmen were killed and a dozen "lightly injured. Two French Duel*. Nov. 18. — Ephrussi, the *<-il known race horse owner, quarreled with Treble, the journalist, which resulted in a challenge. The fight took place to-day. Trdlle was slightly wounded. A duel was also fought by Laguerre, a member of the chamber of deputies, aud a journalist named Lesinne. Laguerre received a slight wound. bucks were seen — -    - track at Minnewaukan, en route from ♦ he Turtle mountain* to join the Sioux at Rock, They said they were Its Excellent yualitte# Command to public approval tne California liquid fruit rf It Is pleasing to the and by acting ' liver and bov effectually, th    ,-<—"6    Vue    -    - and comfort -The Tri- Standing going hunting Excitement at Standing Hock c the )g at ae thebes, a great • tis vicinity. •ent McLaughlin reports everything Prof. Koch Chagrined. Berlin, Nov. 18.—Prof. Koch Is chagrined over the reappearance of lupus in a patient reported cured. This is the only instance of a return of the disease after a supposed cure A Bloody Church Fight Vienna. Nov. 18.—During a fight Sunday at Bistritz, Transylvania, between opposing members of one of the ch urches there, over a newly appointed Roumanian j j' j j pastor, six person* were killed ar.d "lateen injured. the murder was committed by Birchall; the reason aligned for Ber.well himself j not writing the letter being disablement j of his arm by rheumatism, which, how-ever, wa* only a temporary matter ai d j pleading that th*- sum agreed upon be j sent at once to himself and Birchall as ; partner* In order that they n ight enter upon their work at once, it wa* adumsy J device, no doubt, but rogues have often constructed ruder one*, which have sue- i cessfully parted fool" from their money and not infrequently from their lives ; also, as was th** fact In this instance. It j wa* only because a beteem*• having common sense, industry and zeal in the per- i formance of his dut> happened to be put j upon the case that Birchall’* scheme was a failure and he wa- hanged la*: Friday. , That Birchall to G:e very ia-t claimed to | he innocent wa* to be expected, and had ! no effect upon his j> dges, nor upon pub- j lie sentiment: lr wa- the universal opinion at. the conclusion of hi* trial, and it has remained unchanged, that he fuRy earned and deserved the extreme penalty of tin law for niurd* r. Happily >4arri*-«l [8pt*cial to The Hawk-Eye ] Ft. Madison, Nov. I*.—One of the happy marriages, for which F . Madison is noted, occurred at the Union Dreshv-terian church this evening. The contracting paries wi re M r Alva Ander* aud Mi*" R" ct*. "h*. ceremony was followed by a wed-rig feast, after which Mr. Ander* and bridg** left for Chicago where they w -pend a we.-k. returning to Galesburg, their future home. Reboiling liuah 'ira* k. [Hi.» cia! to The tlvwk-Rye.] IN DEREN DEN? K. Ll., NOV. I*.—Thf work of resoling the Rn*:    park    track has commenced. The entire tra- k will be coverlid with new sod to a depth oi from three to six inches, which will makf it better arui sev**ra! -»*, end- fa-’er next season than It ha- bee;: rh - The work will cost something over $1,000. Footpad* Kuli a (Tripp'** [.spi'Cia; to Tie Hawk-Eye.? Altoona. Nov. I*.— Last night a-William Leroy wa* going ho ne lie wa: Sleeplessness. ro-rvou nervous dyspepsia, d lh * by Dr. Mile*’ Nervine. Witte'* drug store. prostration. *-. blue-, cured Sam ob** free at attacked by footpad-residenee. knocked d hi" pocketbook cor There is no clue to ha" but one ar ic a' feeble resistance and it g ;? >f his b v cd oi o cr soon or". Fore] bi maK*- bu1 wild rumors of an Indian Standing Rock. There is, deal of excitement Francis E. Warren Elected Senator. Cheyenne, Nov. is.—Francis E. Warren, of Chyenne. governor of Wyoming, was to-day elected to the se States senatorship. Feared Starvation. Berlin, Nov. I*.—A woman at Thann Alsace, fearing she and her family would starve to dea:h cut the throat" of her five children and then killed herself. Governor Gordon Fleeted Senator Atlanta. Ga., Nov. I*.—Governor Gordon wa* elected United States sena tor to-day on the first ballot. He will succeed Senator Brown. The 1 J tv i* wild wt’h enthusiasm. 3 A WRSYX GLA NILS. .end United at Standing Rock quiet aud orderly Only twenty-five e< nts fur a bot) Ie of Salvation Oil, the new and popular 'inament. Old Jchn Brown’s fort at Harper’s Ferry is t not so celebrated as Dr. Bab s Cough Syrup. 1 •seventh Day Adventist* and Sunday. Nashville, Nov. 18th.—R. M. King. a Seventh Day adventist, In Obion county, some time ago was convicted of violating the Sabbath by plowing on Sun Piarrhrva Dysentery, Cholera, t Ux Maguire*- Benne Plant. De- mar > .„) yP{U-<* the infallible ear* Thousands of testimonial-! indorsed tty the W«-aten Sanitary’ Cr mm-'salo*’* U. S. army .J*cera, hospital ph.-si an-, stean -I Im at officers, etc. Taker *> "'*« [    a*    rn    c.    M    u.    .»    *,    -Vt ’    Ilr#*- A Mother II utchinson. cid-* a fev, 63 Worry ov V „ begod "..*• children A 'Air.' Bk named J Ft I ha-g ‘ w'D Th*- pole •» > M I' f Mi OE**. Ayr "|i> IT I-.IV J v M--. Susie C •inmilted sui g morphine - the cax t and th re* •. I * —A brab ye.' »t Ottumwa heaiii / his w 1 fe june- are seriou ;