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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - October 2, 1890, Burlington, Iowa BURLINGTON HAWK-EYE. JUNE, 1839.) BURLINGTON. IOWA. THURSDAY MORNING. OCTOBER 2, I HIX). (PRICE: 15 CENTS PER WEEK. s Adjourns at Six O'Clock Yesterday Evening:. Matters •UU Signed-Various . .tie seuate and House vttow Fro"1 |,|,'s|- , Oft. I.—Bi ti.*1 senate, ^'• Ve*terday's journal having Sherman offered a ,, ti,? appointment of a com-f f, Senators to join a like cotn-theoart of the house to wait 0C Vdent and inform him that '    1    h;,ye any further com- the i wo houses are 'iioc .. ih*> resolution electing P. J Flint ir Wisconsin, as postmaster of tho house <U Mr. Williams, of Ohio, objected and Caswell withdrew the resolution Mr. McKinley, chairman of the committee appointed to wait upon the presi dent, announced that the president h id no further communication to make and then the house took a recess. During the recess nearly all the members left the Ital I to make preparations for their depart ure from the city and I when Hie speaker re-convened the house that, official looked down upon a vast array of empty seats. He mockingly stated that according to the concurrent resolution, he declared the first session of tho tifty-lirst congre journed sine die. e?ret,H fee si**1 to ma*1* -ir to & oui**. ,y I desire before adjournment thTlabor bill an.l have action !CP J i WOuld not like any resolu-Adopted that would interfere imposition of tiiat lull- Ifeed Sherman to the ^fee bs then withdrew B'-r The resolution looks dung of the president further communication his Qtimation objection that the resolution interiere with the labor bill. -    .    . was agr* cd to and Sher- %Vrri? were appointed the corner the part of the senate. Person, from thecommittee on • reported back the house bill to Lices of certain employes in nunent printing office with the that the pay of all employes inclusively on night work, berain. and - a. nu, shall be 3in to tho amount cent in add it it m abor. jdaunds moi en fulness. ippealed to to withdraw t the labor bi ecd to ex- When ace I vt he senator from that motion in might bo taken ■buildsinsisted upon his motion ’>senate went into executive sos-th'> door' wen1 opened the report un the house bill in the contracts for surveying .janus was agreed to. nee president laid before the senti) messages from the presi-s referring to the court Cid the third nill to prohibit : and pool selling in the I)is-for the purpose of president's objection to that it doe- not prohibit lool s* ng in the Dis-but on the contrary in the ease of tile Washington band other dubs owning race If that form of gambling is to ;i;ed (as the president thinks it ‘i the prohibition should apply ad- 0 its it JC Coiumi The inc and im bi t - and pit the tai> p from nt to the :h thereu ment re« at six O r Barr Bt Morten : •md ominous sided over late, whicl las was tis* compliment it pro tem. sherif!.i; Bee, report, o further 1 senate. ess :>■ was r* bi •: ■'!)■■    ’ is t th- life a i M -x i. ■Pres "f1 The message .<“ he .se asking a solution to make the tariff bill was ieuuds objecting. re three the tariti rived from the ker's signatur< : it d by I he vice-pres-resident. ■ si rf ported back . iii.>n amended to loc ic to-day: agreed a resolution tender-tlie senate to Vice r the dignified, im-manncr in which he tic deliberations of was unanimously Ole‘ oHerod by Ran->f senator I tigalls a- a I at that muni. Harris, us a the president at ion to make rn th* to pre ■ res** u-th Great Chinese ii brief ■ dor’he IE. lh sn**' Morton ch than resolution a -operation h TI tnei de* da* the seu-d and for is received the senate The I ffiLXt.TOX, OC er by the < J of the j. ky, raise* here was ie awaitiiicr a lie senate ai jto the ton ;-r* bill rithdrcw bs e J renewed inutes thdre . lea*: I* ut re:oluti -ie consfH'iiti. trolled tari Scents there i& tiOl! of M and I un t»r* poi rn juorui irum meed O'wa rd' fore iv inridge. of order present, message e agreo-on tile Bree ken-was im-liut a relented <■ journal t til- noi.se contg the ch-rk to paragraphs of Cth the senate sap;*1 a a urn senat _ and inforn ^7 to adj. mrn tfiication to ■ Carter, of M Pp report * fort El tb;;. a ey mr I a oui naive; a ontana. •-ei text for barged t.h ' he concurrent directing the erection in th*? .lied tariff bill, resolution for milt*1** of three r eoinmittee on 1 wait upon the n th.at congr**ss • has no further uioptod. ami tied the to dispose ii Montana. - -s'ppi, look as politieal speech •‘publican party insistency, venin* ky. gave e point of no defence report THE RAUM INVESTIGATION. Presentation of the Minority Report by Messrs. I.ewis ami Goodnight. Washington', Get. I.—Tho minority of the special house committee appointed to investigate the charges against I'elision Commissioner Ilauiu—Messrs. Lewis and Goodnight—have united in the preparation of a report setting forth their opinion of the results of the investigation. The report reviews evidence in the refrigerator case and say-: “We lament that the conduct of a public official, who invokes the tine technicality of the criminal law to screen himself from proper investigation and to hide from public view the details of a business which is being conducted from one of th*1 government bureaus and concerning the character of which, so many and such damaging charges have been made.” i\s to the charge of advancement of pension claims for Lemon, in consideration of his endorsing the commissioner's note, the report states that no intimate frienship is shewn to have existed between the commissioner and Lemon and that there were no business relations before. Why should Lemon, a good business man, risk si2,OOO upon one who is afraid to have his solvency inquired into? The completed tiles system was just what Lemon demanded, and so soon as established he was ready to underwrite for the commissioner. which in1 had never before don*1, though often consulted by the commissioner about his needs during the several months before. It is thus clear, says the report, that Lemon was favored and benefitted. It is equally clear that Commissioner Unum was placed under obligations to Lemon—something no rugged integrity can approve and no delicate sense of propriety endure. In conclusion the report reads:    “Thus    it seems to us the commissioner of pensions ha- not properly esteemed the delicate duties and serious responsibilities of his great office; nor lias he measured up to that high standard of patriotic consideration for public service which should prevail in this department, adjudicating the disbursements of nearly one-third of tho entire revenues of the government. The pension office is altogether too sacred a place for the developmentof tile personal thrift and enterprise manifested in this record. It was established that a nation might properly care for those to whom it owes a gratitude too sacred for triiling. It is a monument to the munificence of th.*1 grateful people and its hundreds of employes should be minister- of mercy, not stock gamblers. That the place tlins hallowed should have been used fur -lock jobbing or -peculation; converted into spawning place for co-operations and a stall for bartering doubtful patents, is a reflection upon our government, a degradation of public service, which we think (annot be too strongly condemned. If the real and sensitive demand- of the occasion be measured by the example of the forbearing Na/aren*1, who scourged from the temple the merchants ;ind money changers, or by the commendable conduct of President Arthur in removing the associate justice of the Arizona supreme court for borrowing money of an attorney practicing before him, congress must agr*1*1 with us that there -houid be a betterment of lie public service by a house-c.eaning in the pension bureau. As the majority of the committee intend to pursue the investigation further at the next session of emigre-- their report will not be complet' d until that time.___ VIOLATED THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW. Two Virginian* Indicted for solo ating Funds to He I’sed for Political fur-poses* Wa shin*.ton, Od. I. -The first indictment found under the law prohibiting the collection of campaign assessments was returned by the grand jury of the district court Monday. Charles a Newton, president of the Old Dominion Republican League of the District of Columbia, sent a circular to the employes of the government from that state asking them to contribute toward-the election of tin* republican ticket. The matter was brought to the attention of tile civil service commission, and it was decided to te-t til*1 matter rn the courts. The indictment, stripped of legal verbiage, charged that Mr. Newton, on September 27.    18S'J, solicit*1*! from Margaret Bingley, a clerk in tin* bureau of education, a contribution tor the purpose of aiding the election oi certain candidates of the republican party in the state of Virginia; that he solicited from Panins P. Glass, a clerk in the government printing office, on September 27, i •-sp, financial aid for the same purpose: also, at the same date and place, he solicited a contribution from John G. Lipan. ________________ WHEAT'S DOWNFALL. session of congress. This means about thirty-six solid days of roll-calling, ami as it is estimated that each call of th** roll costs the government about $2.OOO it will bo seen what extravagance filibustering is. Public Debt Statement Washington, <)et, I.—Following is the public debt statement: Aggregate of interest bearing debt exclusive of Gaited States IruuIs issued to the Pacific railroads  jftjs ii,ss dpi Debt on which interest has ceased’’’ since mat ality.................. Aggregate of debt bearing no interest including national bank fund deposited in the treasury under act of J aly 14. Is!**).................. Aggregate of certificates onset by cash in treasury.................... Aggregate of debt including certitieates to September :>U. I',**.**!.. Decrease of bonded debt durin month.............................7 Total cash in treasury ........ Debt less cash iu treasury, September I JO, I SOO......................... Debt. less cash in treasury Vusrii-t itll, ISIK)............. ................. Net decrease debt during month____ A 1,750,Psi tOti,*i54,42:» 500,570, OIH) 1,550,660,500 42,:>1»5,240 070,080,4:50 if. 0,973,132 975,550,010 1,582,5*18 Confirmations. Washington, Oct. 1.—Ministers resident and consuls general, Geo. S. Batch-elder, of New York, to Portugal: Sem-phronius IL Boyd, of Missouri, to Siam. Consul, Oscar Malmros, of Minnesota, at Deni a. Smith A. Whitfield, first assistant postmaster general. James Lowrey Bell, of Pennsylvania, second assistant postmaster general. John F. Rector, surveyor of customs, at Cairo, Illinois. John N. Irwin, of Iowa, governor of Arizona. Continental railway commissioners, Alexander J. Cassatt, of Pennsylvania; Geo. M. Pullman, of Illinois: Henry G. Davis, of West Virginia. David L. Shiplety, of Iowa, agent on the Navajo agency, New Mexico. ti. lh Comstock, postmaster at Fayette, Iowa. THINKS BLAINE THE GREATEST FORCE Ft-Annist ant Postmaster Gene nil Clarkson K\presses Himself on the Tariff Dill. Chicago, Oct. I. —Assistant Postmaster General Clarkson, in an interview in a local paper this evening, speaking of tile tarilT bill, said he is pleased with it as a whole. Ile does not favor the sugar and tin plate schedules as passed. Reciprocity he looks upon as “protection’s option on fro*1 trade.” When asked if he thought Mr. Blaine would be an aggressive candidate for He* presidency in WU, he said:    "I    do    not.    The    man doesn't live who would refuse a presidential nomination, anti were Mr. Blaine to I be tendered it he would accept. But be will not tight for it. Mr. Blaine I look upon as the greatest force in the world to-dav.” He Refuses to Sign Bills for Payment of Criminal Abstracts. Democrats Trying to Make Capitol Out of the Matter—A Slick Sharper I infer Arrent at Council Ulutfs — Cremation of a Stallion. fSpecial to The Hawk-Eye.J Dr - Mot NI-, Oct. 1.—There is considerable discussion pro and eon by the local papers concerning a serious disagreement between Governor Buies and three other members of the stat*1 executive council and the attorney general on the subject of paying for th** printing of certain abstracts in criminal case-, which have been appealed to the supreme court. The matter has been under discussion for several months, hut no decision was arrived at until now. Among the hills under discussion is one for '-177 for an amended abstract of the famous Billings case. It has been th** practice of the stat** heretofore to pay these matters and the attorney general decides it is entirely legal to do so ami part of the executive council's busings to provide for them. But the present governor thought differ-ent aud withheld his signature. The bills, however, will be paid on the certificates of tho secretary of state, tie* auditor and tho treasurer. The democratic papers ar* ertdeav >r big to make capital out of the governor’s refusal to -ign the -ame. This is falling as fiat as other schemes. Hisdisapproval doesn’t stop any leak, or change the charge- in any way. His idea is that the counties should pay. which is against the universal custom of th** last thirty year-that such charge- should be paid out of th** state treasury. It is simply a < ase whether the money shall come out of tit** right or loft hand pockets of the taxpayers. Aldrich collection at th*1 state library. One is a two dollar bank note of the Iowa Stat** bank. whose money was all superseded by greenbacks and was r**-deemed and destroyed in I BAD. The note was loaned to Mr. Aldrich by Major Hoyt Sherman, who was cashier of this branch of the bank, while F. IL West was president. Very few specimens of { this money are in existence and Major Sherman secured this by accident. The oth**r addition is an old map of Des Moines made in 1851. It was obtained from G. Ii. Stewart ami represents the city a- it looked when there were but l.ou‘1 people here. The Mississippi and Missouri railway is represented as running through the city on Grand avenue. The map is a curiosity. Dl*t Commit*** Meet. (Special to The Hawk-Eye.l bi- Moi NKS. la., Oct. I.—Tin* members of th** Twenty-third Iowa infantry met in annual session at lite Grant club rooms with J. A. T. Hull in the chair. Over two hundred comrades were present. Th** regiment was iii** first to leave for th** war of those organized in Des Moines. This evening the regiment is being entertained by Hull. CRISPIN ATTACK ON FRANCE The Italian Premier Thought to Be Acting for the Dreibund. German Sim lutists Happy OleUra I mg the F * pi rat inn of t lie Krprr-sitr I.aw — London Dork men'- Outgrew-Foreign Null* London. Ort. tack on France 1'i‘joro in th** on publi** opinion. Attention has been strikingly direded to the composition of the court before which political offenders, a-th** nationalists consider the arrested men, ar** being tried. Tin* case for the prosecution wa- continued at .Tipperary to day without striking epi-ode*. SCARED BY THE M’KINLEY BILL. GUILELESS FARMERS. Who Are V II. I* • t lie C< I la! now reposes county jail. on the charg* of Abraham f raudulcnt! v Ritchison bi etimi/.tMl ny a Eaten! Dight sharper. .i kfs, Oct. I.—Thomas E. name of a gentleman who behind the bars of the ll** was arrested yesterday of procuring the signature Ritchison. an old farmer, and w.th intent to swindle t of si,oho, more or loss. IDAHO IS LOYAL Slit* Goes i.Ol-K nailed ’ mast in Dcpublican hy Majority. Cliv, Idaho, I*? republican good shape vt Tmh Thou-him! < *< t. !. Idaho standard to til** sterday. Stat*1 election returns so far received indicate a republican majority of 2.000 to 2.500. The ticket as elected is as follow-:    Gov ernor, Norman B. Willey: secretary of stat*1, A. J. Pinkham; ai ditor, Silas VY Moody; treasurer. Crank IL Coffin: attorney gener;tl, George IL Roberts; superifitenderit of public instruction. J. IL Carrotin; supreme court judges, J W. Houston, John T. Morgan ami I. N. Sullivan; congress, Willis Sweet. Tho republicans xviii have thirty-member- of tho legislature and til** democrats nineteen, with five doubtful. The ca*-** was tram county, where, it i-was committed. Th *ferred to Harrison alleged, the offense *• bond was fixed at san SS,GOO and th** prisoner sent back to Farmer Ritchison tells a story which is a good illustration of the scheme Hall is accused of working on hi- victim. Ritchison states Dial early in August Hall carne to Modal** and vicinity, and at Mona!** set tip his patent burner which was represented to burn crude oil and water, principally water. He had on** of the things running and everyonecould see just how the thing worked that is, they thought th**v could. The water was there, also some oil. and it really the thing was making water. It afterwards during the three days he purchased several •ne, butat the time the rested themselves in the cooker did not know that. a became very much in-jntrivance was Ritchison, ucceeded in selling th** looked a-fuel out transpire Hall wa: gallons o though of the d that there k*-ro-* A Disti. .uMlirul Visitor. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] 1 * 1:1 nnkm,, Oct., I.—Professor James Bryce, th** famous english economist, author and lecturer, arrived her** to-day, th** guest of Professor Macy who met him in england. Though refusing lecture engagements in this country he gave the college students an informal ad-dres- on Fnglish-Seottish college bf* I,re County Republican*. Kl out k, la., «>cr. I.—The Le*? county republican convention was held in this city yesterday. The ticket is as follows: County attorney. Captain Washington Gallant!, of Montrose; clerk. J. F. McGrath, of Keokuk: recorder, G. W. Van Ingoing, of West Point: supervisor, August Soerhtig, of Fort Madison. House Breaking iii Broad Day. VY ATI iii 00, la., Oct. I. Monday morning, while J. McCreary’s family were at breakfast, a burglar entered the house arid going to the room occupied by Mrs. A. J. llieger. stole moo worth of diamonds and jewelry, together with a gold watch and chain. There i- no trace of the thief. A HK 10,000 Horse Burned to lieut Ii. Iowa Cha, Ll.. Oct. I.—The Wilkes three-year-old stallion Alcyon, owned by Doc John Wilbur, of Palmer, Massachusetts. and valued at SIO,OOO, xvas Durned in a barn near this city last night. The horse was sent here recently for breeding purposes. There was no insurance. W ill Remove the I iiknowii Dead. [Special to the Hawk-Eye.] Des Motnks, Oct. I.—J. <>. Shrader, j of Iowa City, has obtained permission of I til*? stat** board of health to remove the I remains of seventeen unknown soldiers I buried at Iowa City to th** cemetery at Keokuk. Died Iron) Iii- Injuries. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] C 11 KOK 1 1., la., Oct. I.—Louis Jetton, the brakeman whose leg was crushed Sunday, died yesterday m**r . r frnm the <?fleets of th*1 amputation. I. — Premier Crispi'- at-publi-hed by the Pails form of an interview, although ii- gemini* -- i- denied by -oui** Italian papers, is attracting much attention throughout E rope. Many well-informed m<*n here believe it contains a hint of the policy that will be adopted I»y the triple alliance toward Franc**. HL reference to the fear of France entertained by all Europe is regarded a-an effort to place upon that country the responsibility for the enormous armaments which weigh so heavily on th** people and an indication that a formal demand for disarmanent will b* mad**. No such demand could be acceded to by Franc**, and th** making of it would be a threat that would in all probability be followed by stronger measures. It is curious to note in connection with tin? pronouncement of Signor Ciispi that both Italy and Germany continue their military preparations with almost feveri-h activity. Th** new military aw went into effect iii Germany to-doy. It increases the army by seventy new held batteries, on*; pioneer, three trains and four infantry battalions, and altogether adds go.go*) men to the arm\. The Italian government on it- part i- to a-k tie* chamber of deputies for a grant to be used in th*• construction of 5,Goo submarine torpedoes of a new pattern, which i- believed by naval * qe-rt to be unexcelled. German Socialists Happy. London, Get. I.—All over Germany til** socialist- ar** to-day celebrating the expiration of the anti-socialist law. It* Berlin, a- well as in Hamburg. Leipsic and Frankfort, th** socialists ar** taking Ontario Krh Speculator* Hurrying Shipment*. Bi ut.in. Gat., Get. I.—The fact that the McKinley bill go**- into effect < Ho ber *'ith causes considerable bustle among egg exporters, who do a larg* busine-- here and in Watertown. Two Watertown firms have within the last two weeks, each shipped about two car loads, or about 21,000 dozen egg- each flay. Another egg -peculator has mad** a shipment at the Berlin station of 2.5,otto dozen. SHE WAS A LADY, SHE WAS. THE PRESIDENT'S TRIP. Survivors of His Old F;e_j,ment to Accompany Him to Galesburg. Preparing l*»r lit- Re* •*|itiou N>ilir lily T <» VV ♦••I a New V or k -Ion r ii.ti ■ -I The >1 i»«i-«ipl>i River i <01010-. New York. Ba ki im**ni , breezy scene morning in th** trial of Mrs. The Lawyer Iintuited Her, and She Threatened to “Kirk Hi- Fair tilt," Md , Ort. I.— Quite a was enacted yesterday criminal court during th** Emma Freeburger on a charge of lur* * ny preferred by Mr-. Mary A. McClennan. Th** tim ,hie began when Mr. Budded, tin* counsel for the defense, asked Mr- McClennan during a * ross-ex-amination if she did not live in th** -am** house with a colored family. Tin-wounded tie* pride of the lady, who • from tin* witness Liddell, arni asked: mean to put me * roil impertinent ■ w IOU III In DI a ? member- cif tho b Presiden t II arr,-01 arraiig** for atter; union at < ial**-burg to go by way of P* Monday night, G* turning arrive Ii**: ing at 3:25. Tlii -pen.) t wo days burg. I f. with t Seven? y- ninth Oh from Gin 'jo f ion 1 I tier** a -Ie* lend to * be u-**<J Th* rat, I! will h*; trip. PRI PARI Nu FOK here ,e-- rhe Ahi he I a holiday and h tions. (Ber fifty in Berlin to-day and idling big demon stratified socialists arrived re escorted from the depot by a long pro* » s.-ion. They will be banqueted ami congratulatory speeches delivered to-night. Two h undred thousand bronze medals commemorating the expiration of th** repro—ive law have been struck off for distribution to-day. Bumph lets addressed to C *• workingmen of Germany are bed .    7    'luted n ai; jumped 1 Lawyer “Do ye niggers, had you 1 off.*’ La wye was nee** This int livered < terminated would -hot) She wa-••would lay missed, but court room •hair faced to rnak I're.-id* and to I lu r** co • ar rang* ut Ii arri At a - w*-r* or the igade imp VO •r ti • -ary. an* reuse*] i nother - old her should i*t* an • wrath, arid *rt invectiv* If I had a re for the lint III! asserting The case lawyer did not I tin* court was c -we red. she *]**-which voicer I that -he wa- di-- nors F arid Tie He ar Phi Delta Theta society. MOMENCE HAY PALA! Catholic Clergymen Relea-eil. Pun. vpki.ion a. Get. I.—After in gallon the Reverends Dr-. Minker and Loentgeruth. I the two C rgyrnan have been released ar. •I* - *roceeded on their rhev made attidae itll* I h Formal Moms intersta Opening • >t the Ouaint-I. Structure V e-ter<lay. \* E. I!!.. Get- I.—The I. lime hat for people who inti? burner and feed Among those xvii forested in the c* to whom Hall s th* industrial cee by th** governir.. vised by the emp‘ V/ sn nu1 of what lie h do for the workir* large town.- del* _:ai elected to the great which opens in Hall** I'M arf SOC: rn th y .ley ar** issued :,ig been sup**r-nd contain si re-1 and intends to In a day bef t congr th in-;. th* thi Bo preli Nati* was even: tis d* audit country, not to act. a- pr deliver lectures on natural Th#- Civil Srroi I.•■.agin*. ion, Get. I.—A public tai Givil Service Reform ielu at the Tremont ten ig. President George Will jeered his annual address t /es- lam o a Ii Ii arti-t: I |ip«*r Berth- Mu-t Remain Cl*»-«**l. IT. th* •rn*- At 1. rai on rf Ii tiro th* M d th The Ho* kno ll'- Con London, Get. I.—The do* ;>■*•'- now in session in Lo adoring the advisability < ckmeh’s ndon is >f boy co ar ced oil ing of TO IMPROVE THE MISSISSIPPI. Tin* N e xx in. River Commission iii Session York. Nt;w York, Get. 1.—The Missi-river commission held a meeting her* day. Hon. T. (’. Catching-, of Miss* and Patrick Henry, of Arkansas, ad-dTossed the commission relative to improvement.- needed a lid steps necessary to be taken. William Starling, chief engineer of the lower Mississippi levee district and T. C. Dabney, chief engineer of the upper Mississippi levee district gave a general me of the work required extending from < airn to the head of passes. The commission will be in -ion several days. the right to sell in a certain abouts. The contract a* Hall, or at least as under isoii, was that Hall was to territory there-s explained by tood by Hitchita ve half the lid, and all he Ic hi son a rich thing, and, a- he msiderable property, lie proceeds from the tir-t hundreds after that Ritchison was to have could make out of the thing. R thought in* hat is a man of c -napped th** bargain up and signed what he supposed    to    be a    contract    containing the agreement    -lated by hall.    Ritchison read the agreement but inturned something about ’ which attracted his atis a-    it may,    the papers time    later as    two notes , each for $500, agreement says he did not remembers it c “five per cont. tention. Be ti appeared some signed by Hitch a? ri OII McCrearv, 0 would rai: Gainst th* ■to withdrew it. ‘•we i. of \\ i-consin,- submitted pressed to the speaker by Posture tPndi‘nng his resignation. J ■•'•by Spooner, of Rhode Island, j-committee, submitted the re-tn-.'l"1’*ie ‘'barge- are substan-etviY ;LrK an<* ‘‘'though the rela-a~,V tun <!*u‘ pluvious post-t Jb'Ttson (the mail con- VfK »• L ,    *    . H-p    31 to grave suspicion Doan* arrangement existed .r,*w "hereby Dalton, during    a,id fiftieth congresses ;:'”na pro iv - out of his parrying the m Jtoen1 obtained. Port R accent j* “clarine    ,    . - Of lie k    Office *>f I lit \ V ISI ■ ' a* .int and directing master to perform the ■Jtatw Tilt* Oui ce *>t House Postmaster Declare*! to Ije Vacant. Washington, Get. I.—The house committee on accounts to-day had und**r consideration th*1 testimony in the case of Wheat, postmaster of th*1 house. The committee, after several hours sesssion. passed a resolution declaring the office of the postmaster vacant. rl he report xviii be made in a short time. the report of the committee th*1 matter was unanimous. WH KAT RF SIG N-. In the house this afternoon Representative Caswell submitted a letter ad-dressed to tho Speaker by .lames L. Wheat, postmaster of the house, tendering his resignation. NEV AH. SAH, NEV AH! It i conc* mid •ruin ail eon-no absolute d by a reso und Cl? Haw- a P 'stmastei alined. Br, of Iowa. tnadCnti,lc g^«i:scu»ion',pon llP lhe -ha!! be ap- ubmitted the in reference th*1 question b resolution for the amendment lock; agreed to. tition was then “ >'• ^ • speaks ■ • * . pVa !    *0l,‘ the house a f V.    Conger, stat- tis    ,    10 governor of * th* *>Vl1    representative speaker r .. lriot of that state. 'Ub-taut    b** had re- 'Ota I1,,," •’il ^bnihir communica->t    Dellaven, of Urhid bo.!.    "!    f aiifornia, but the % sera1 .,UI ’''Current resolution for A Kentucky Congressman Who Wen I Sot Alongside of a “Nigger. W ashing r* >n, Get. L—Re present a ti v •* Dickerson, of Kentucky, the successor of Sentator Carlisle in the house of representatives, ret uses to sit beside a “nigger.” Air. Miller, of South ‘ ardilla, the colored man who was given the -eat in th*1 house of Air. Elliott, of that -tai*, last week, had, of course, to take Hie desk made vacant by the latter, and it happens that Mr. Dickerson sits next to him. Mr. Miller is a mulatto of light, complexion, dresses neatly, and is quite a- good looking as Mr. Dickerson, but the latter thinks his dignity injured by having a negro congressman so near him I and asked the doorkeeper another se sit.  ______ GENERAL WASHINGTON NEWS II envy Trading iii Silver Certificate-. New York, Get. I.—The trading in silver certificates were very heavy today. I. IGO.GOG ounce- being sold in the New York stock exchange, and tho:** was an equally heavy business between the brokers outside. The sharp chang** in th** situation since yesterday morning was a decided surprise. At one time yesterday the prospect appeared decidedly unfavorable. One of th** most prominent German houses sold nearly one million ounces and forced th*1 price down to IGG j. It was said this selling was for the account of a i»*>ol which had been carrying a large block’down from around I ll' and silver dealers-ay when this silver was known to have been sold they were willing to begin buying again arid th*? buying orders came in from many sources to-day carrying the price up to -1.11 ,. The brokers ascribe the improvement, t*> the removal of th** pressure hanging over til** market, to th** higher market iii London and to the purchase by the government for the October quota. F'rtrxvell A Co. to Incorporate. Chicago, Get. I.—Following in the line of some of the most prominent and successful firms in Chicago th** old and well established firm of John V. Farwell & Co. have decided to incorporate about t he first of next year. The capital will be about five million, but no pro-pectus xvii! be issues or stock offered to the public. It i- understood that other firms are also considering such a change a-this is now generally conceded to be iii** most approved organization for conducting business.    ___ Arrested I ive Counterfeit ors. Mineola, T**x., Get. 1.—United State-Marshal Dickinson has arrested Melvin Loss'ter, (ieorge Wilson. Miner Turney, Will Warren and Charles Fierce, charging thorn with making and handling counterfeit money. These people are farmers living eight miles and are men whose characters heretofore have been of tho host. Marshal Dickinson and his deputies left again for Lake Fort where they say they have more to bring in. To Find the Base Batt War. New York, Oct. 1.—The World tomorrow xviii say th** <i**al ha- been completed by which the Cincinnati club xviii dc transferred from th*' National League to the Flayers’ League next Monday. Cincinnati has be*1!) regarded a- the key to Hie settlement of the existing conflict anti the purchase by a syndicate friendly to the Brotherhood will be of a series of moves which has for a purpose the ending of the war. of Ha Dip!)t h«*ria in Craw tor<1 Count * [Special- to The Hawk-Eye,] Denison, Get. I.—Forty case diphtheria mostly in German families ar** reported iii two township-of Crawford county. HAWKEYE GLANCES. Iou v s Coign Crop.— The Clinton .lq* figures it out that the Iowa cornfields til is year produced >20 per acre at a cost the farmer a net v a<*re devoted to to find him Approved the International Railway Conference. Washington. Oct. I.—The u*q>ai>-mont of state has received a telegram from the United States minister at Bogata report ing that the Columbian * engross has approved the international railway conference and that throe * oui missioners have been appointed. ■ions or rh, p.. JIU:f sltit^ ‘*as th Great Prevention rs into ibore lr    to ' ‘U-iLof wL Britain and of the entry the United • cooser.,' f ,COn>;>ti, asked unan-r,t tne consideration of How the House Wasted Time and Money. Washington, Oct. 1.—The session of congress just closed has been, iu the house, a session of roll-calls. u mg the session there have been 435 ro calls, or 200 more than at any other The worst discs ut scrofula.-ult rheum anil other diseases of Iii** Mood, ar** en red by Hood’s Sarsaparilla. The Illinois State Fair. Peoria, Get. I.—Seventy-two thousand people attended tho Peoria day at the state fair to-day. The bicycle and other races were th** features of the day. To-morrow Governor Fifer and staff, th*-judge of the supreme court, Secretary of Agriculture Rusk and other prominent people will lie present. The governor-party arrived to-night. fiood-wlfc (B undle grieves anti groans. Day and night xvii ti sighs and moan-Wears her life away. Goodwife (lax heart si mrs and smile-; Time, Hi*' gray old thief, b* guiles; Keeps as fresh as May. Ttie t%«> xvoinen are of th** same age Gut fiood-wile (b undle look- fully fifteen > • •li the older fUu* i- the vie! un of ills xvii urn might Ge cured by the us.* of Dr. l'ieree’s l a-x’orite Prescription. Pain, -‘female weakness •»n*l low spirits are her constant companions. tJood-w if** Cav heart, thanks to the “Prescription ” enjoys perfect health and seems to grow more young, vivacious and agreeable every day. ‘There is nothing equal to this remedy for all female disorders. payment for territoria burner. The news of th** arr* spreading throughout the country like wildfire and “sucker-” are beginning to come in from other points along the line of Hall’s operations. The patent-right gentleman recently payed Mills county a visit to the sorrow of two farmers already heard from with doubtless others to follow. Last evening’s Burlington train brought a middle-aged fanner from Emerson,, Mills county. His name is F. IL Knight and he reside- but a few miles from Emerson. Re -tates that I a-1 Friday Hall introduced Ii is patent to him and it worked so nicely that he xva- willing to take the local agency for th*1 sale of the burner. Hall’s “food cooker” was next introduced. It worked like a charm, the farmer was delighted and his estimation of Hall as an inventor was above par. Well the same procedure as to signing papers and the like was etui** through with as in the Ritchison ease, and that was the last heard of them until • •ne turned up in an Emmerson bank as an accepted draft on Knight for-loo. Knight says that Jamet Duke, another Mills county farmer, was worked for SMK) in the sam*? d**al and by Hall. Telegram- have been coming in from officers in different parts of th** country desiring that the man be held till they can get her** for him. Dcnlh <>l an AHGno I’GiGI * G-Ka 1.00“a, Get. I. -Sunday evening little Richard Levi Taylor, the Albino child born of colored parents, which has been causing so much excitement in th** west part of th*1 city, was claimed by death at the ag*1 of seven months. He was a remarkable baby and had h*1 lived J would have developed into a xvonderful Albino man. At the tim** of his death his head was covered xvit.h a dense growth of curly hair as white as -now and his eyes were of a bright (link. His -kin was perfectly whit*1 and he was well developed in all ways. The remains will h<* taken to Toledo, Iowa, for interment. Diphtheria at Manning. Manning., Oct. L—Diphtheria ha-broken out in this city and up to the [•resent time four cases have been reported, though non*? have proven fatal. The council met this morning and have taken steps to prevent further progress of the disease, and another meeting will lie held to-night. Health officers have been instructed to use every means in their [lower to check it. from spreading. AII Over Six Feet. [Special to Th*1 Hawk-Eye.l Des Moines, Get. I. — A singular sight was presented at a street corner in this city yesterday where seven farmers, each from a different township, gathered, and every one of them was over six foot tall. Tho tallest measured ti feet J inches, and the shortest c> feet I inch. Two wen* born in Kentucky, two in Indiana, one each in Ohio and North Carolina and one in Iowa. Four were democrats hailing from North Carolina and Kentucky ami Indiana. Murine Hospital at Keokuk. Keokuk, la., Get. L—Word has been officially received in this city from til** acting secretary of the treasury at Washington saying that St. Joseph's hospital here had been designated a- a marine hospital for all sailors who may have occasion for medical attendance. There is hut one other institution of Hie kind in Iowa. it being at Dubuque. Congressman Gear secured this one for Keokuk in less than three weeks from the time application wa- made. «*f -- per acre, Mavin profit of >12 from * \ * this crop. I ll!* (WNI I* Al Br FN a Yi-1 . young men were on:    rowing evening near Buena Vista, lo some means the skiff was caps one of the men, John Banuou, Cross, was drowned. Farmer- in Trokulk.—The living in Horton to* county, who suffered the their crops and property t storm last spring, are dearies of i WO undav Bv • I and Holy •x n-iiip. ■ des! r tat < >-ti< ruers cool a n of avy hail-of food. tf s of life. AGI Lu I*.A I ION. day, an original • a- opened by par- the Australian mail Ste arrive because they were union hands. The lab t bat a conflict inst now -hipowner-' union would f**r th*1 men arid they ar* fin*- t tie attention of the con -i«I•*Iaition of measures assumption by the docker-work hitherto done by the they had complete cfi loading arid unloading th*1 union acting in capacity and dividing the workmen, th** shipowner-lindy at their mercy. 'I' employers still refuse to *• -inker-, except on cond beforehand by them-eix**-. Higginbotham, of Victor . cause of th** striker scribing Y50 to their fund-CIO a week untii the empl meet them in conference inters soon loaded by n >r leader- f with the ti ■lid di-astro! trying to e congress to I looking to in ion of >n- *ar ate. Another Blow tutti* .Ta* k-on, Mi--., g< i. ]. onal convention to day )f the adores. If f* Of the f vessels, corporate 0- with the mid be en-Au-balian *r with the 1- imposed lion wt thoriz.ii of any state. > 1. that t -lire*] will cents. Hun. •h forbids th any lottery; •ttery ti A Bi ll- iris. Or I’.russe ad th** or. f Ti .et* Lott* —Th* adopt iegisl; >r -ha allow d. E Fifer, c NELLIE BLY TO WED. •I* Carpet Tru^i. . I.—It i- learned carpet trust i- ii \ ti*.? h.1 in •lunrii.t li-t Her to til. Wilt Vita Ox i eat! Bn 1 r p t WI -fi I rty 1 rf t i an LYNN, hot I Ilenrx M odu th** Cabot Lodge Renominated. h'_’t pf* Get. I.—lion. Henry no boma e was renominated to con- Sin* -tm sixtii distr! 5 Chief J tit a, ha- aide* mensely by vnd promi yiT- agr* Tile Only oui the isio y duel ev* ' Da vc rip lur rep! Iowa Duel iv City Jour ■r fougl art in e- He; n I* TI t bott ling works. a seizure of the *1 a test case w ill nkd.—At West frame building-“Whisky Row.” mpanied by his >*f from an at-i take a river New Orleans, xi . Tho Du-the old report hbLhop Ken-mad** a carhop Hetinesy, succeed Ken- Emmet-burg plf fuel and the nee* Murk Original V —At Waterloo, T package liq nor ho .so wa ti**- representing a IVori The authorities ordered liquors this afternoon ai be made of it. “Wiii-KY Row” Bk I’Ilion, Saturday, tbree on Lim street, known a-were burned ti** ground. Th*? los- is quite heavy, but is nearly covered by insurance. 'Lhe cause of the fire is un-know n. An Editor’- V\< \ii<*\. Mr. IL S. Kne**d!or, editor of tho Ottumwa Courier. left for the south a* wife; he go**- south lur re; tack of malaria. They wi -teamer from St. Louis to and will visit Pensacola. Will Bk M mo. < \ 1:10 \ buque TcifJirnjrfi says that ba- been revived that Ar* rich, of St. Louis, is to be dinal and that lit. Rev. Bi of th** Dubuque diocese will rich to th** arehbi-hoprie. A \/i-i Hok-k.—The Reporter tells of an old horse belonging to ILC. Shad bolt, of that cit1,, that had for some day- been walking lame. Th* other day the animal started out unattended, went to iii*? blacksmith shop and raised up his foot for the blacksmith to examine it. A hor-** shoe nail wa- found imbedded in the hoof, which wa- n im*' . 0 by th** smith, when the knowing old an -mal walked back without the vestige of a limp. Bi*. Blaze ai Knoxville.—The residence of tilt; lab* S. K. Bellamy, of Knoxville, burned Monday morning at five o'clock. Loss. $3,000; insured in the in German American aud North British for $1,000. Most of the household goods were saved, and th*1 insurance carried on contents (-200) xviii probably cover the loss. line of the family arose at an early hour, made a big tire in the kitchen to heat wash water, and again retired. When discovered, tile entire end of the room was in flames. A Terkibli Enpkriem l.—(ieorge Mulligan and a boy named Brown, each about eighteen years of age, climbed on the to]) of a passenger coach at Creston Monday morning, intending to -teal ii rid** to Council Bluffs. At the first covered bridge beyond Red Gak Mulligan raised his head and was instantly killed by a rafter on the bridge. His companion grasped the body and held it on the ear with great difficulty. This train does not stop at small stations and th*1 terrified boy had a fearful rid*1 for many mil*1- with his dead friend before lie succeeded in attracting the attention of th** trainmen, who stopped th*? train. “.Lick tlie Ripper” Heard From London, Get. I.—Th** poi. e of the Whitechapel di-triet have teceived a warning from “.la* k til** Hi <p**r" that he is about to kill another woman. The handwriting of th** letter - id* ntiea, with that of th** other letter- which it has j been the custom of th** murderer to -end I to th** police prior to the murder and I mutilation of some pour realer* in I Whitechapel. ided nim ... I.c Bal d ner app claimed ton. who . half mile the next ti a physic); place- Ka Heg par n tn* ared her. ‘re y* 'ag***: aer n cr fo •r's f, tier c The mer \ ng rn** lo hat ii* Pre wh wh Meg. -e Ti t Heg >tr; a?* Gat W thei th**; “Ch worn a inple.p ■ undei urn an he cor oliged t he r result **al to irt in TO! th* • Ii.bn Morley> I mention* London . Get. I. John Morley dined with Mr. Gladstone last evening at Hawarden, and spent the night there. II*1 look- much fatigued and can the result of his hard work and ant experience' in Ireland. It stood that he xviii at on* ** r»* complete Ii - investigation into dition of the districts affect* d b ta to blight. The prolongatioi trial of Dillon and < »'Brien ha them to indefinitely po-tpon Ameican trip 'i he tr .ti is -'.ire in their conviction and the ; Judge Holm - of the High Dublin, xx;;:    n.* *« 'v have the • ti* keeping Lug    '’en; on \ed OI case. Iv a i-er William it! Vienna. Vienna. Get. I —Kaiser Wiih* Germany arrived here this mort mg was received at th** station by Em Francis Joseph, a companied by Archduke Wi! am and an e-eort honor. Their majesties embraced **; other cordially. AIDING THE IRISH CAUSE. Hailonr'- Recent Coercive ll* •-* Arointing Sympathy lur tin »ictim- Fnglaml London (i t. I.—The lr and trials continue to occi share of public interest. I and Commoner Illingworth the crowd at Tipperary when* the clubbing by t curred, have expres.-ed th* to appear as witnesses assault- in case the ma fore the courts. As an indication of English publit opini* land, the ai tion of 1 h* of th*1 Baptist Jeu*) session, is signiti* ani adopted a -erie- of r* public matters, anion: severely condemning Iri-h pol icy. Other resolutions wen* favor of a system of free education and expressive of sympathy with the move- arl* xv e this so ner re for tilt KuNm von < 11 eg! th** atm d. and I IS -h ired -augh -t- rn* t a daylight •ond- and M)k their y. I have not settle led?" Heg-came here o have it." e I can kill do it: but. The word 11*ith■ * his! y. fleshy part oulder and t. The alen friendly 1 km lain d n* he-* vide NY xx h her att pr* I .li nier- ami Kailroaii- hi- prot this piam road.* Thai frien fr* int* urn acre d* IRON AND STEEL MEN. and Tat: per; Anti J mig* Opening Se York New York -lesion of the opened. Th* German- visit en?. Sir Jan DritiM, -I**,.... lull iii tile lie V Trip I p Die Get. 1.—T* Hint 11 ll ll -OII 111 Net* ■on a ig th - Kit nr-* was and >res Irew * Jolll who lf th* arre-t-a larg* Morley were it liursdav li«*c oc-lingoes? ?ppe*i terpille death. “Dorot Iding h a! (L iii ter I- Drought Delhi? awakening of n regarding Ire-annual assembly munition, now iii t. The assembly solution- touching g which wa- on** Hie government ->n: “We archly, anot he (lilt*!'- Ouuk Repartee urn the Boston Transcript. tile hard, sometimes, ti* tea to be humane. A little s purposely upon    a beauti ■ on t h** por* h and crushe* Her aunt took her hand. iv. dear.-' -aid this r**lati •*r bx the arm. “don't you kn made that * aterpiller? " -.1,1 th, , hild, looking lou t, you think he could rn; troilue* gave hi exeur.-i I -h an d. A I G* Tramp—“ > with thi >t it.” Landlady an't yon * ;i Tramp-1 Ile Wa- l*ii//le«l. I don't hardly know what ti;[    ♦»$ \V for Phi ohs pa| Frederi was el** •teal For WI. The X* IN t'n-on ( uiiijri V ii jim i ii The ti : ba ii ment for improving th* laboring classes. A note-taker. employ* at Tipperary, has made admissions in regard to trouble. He -ay- lie xva-house and attracted by th* out with a revolver and n d 1 >n the by til** pollee ionic damaging .i-t Thursday - I in n* ti* Gratifying a position Additions to the /Vldrieh Collection. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] Des Moines, Ll., Get. I.—Two important addition- have been made to the to .VII. Th** I. gh position attained and the universal acceptance and approval of th** pleasant liquid fruit remedy Syrup of Figs, a- th** most excellent laxative kown, illustrate the vain*1 of the qualities on which its success is based and are abundantly gratifying to til*1 California Fig Syrup company. Win Settle bv Arbitration. san I* ran* isi0, (let. I.—A- a result of th** conference between Chief Arthur, of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineer-. aud tin* officials of th** Southern Pacific Railroad company, it was decided to settle the grievances of the engineers by arbitration and a committee xviii meet at Houston. Texas, during October. Don’t w,!<tc precious time. C-c Dr. Huh -* uugti Syrup at once tor your cough or cold. Beware ot frauds!- Von want the genuine Salvation Oil for your headache. 25cents. ie court I rushed I and into i th** middle of the crowd, where ie* used j his stiek vigorously, ll** -ays he must j have struck half a dozen perron- while , he himself received no blow, ll*' wa- in plain clothe- at th** time and was em-ployed to take note- in -bort Land. NO CHANGE OF JUDGES. Dillon anil Hi- Kctluw* Xlu-t be Tried ox tile Tipperary Magi-i rates Drui.iN. Get. I. Hic appeal of Messr.-. ; Dillon, O'Brien ami their f* How accu-ed to the high court of lu-tice for a writ to prohibit til** magistrate- at Tipperary from proceeding with the oon-piraey l a-**-, on tie* ground of bia-. ha- failed of its obi ort. Judge Home- decided thi-morniug not to grant ti,,* writ. No further st*q» an h>- taken, it i-under-tood. with a view to changing tin* magistrates before whom th** bearing i-to be continued. Lot the nationaii-t-fee! that their protests, per-i-tently mad**, against being tried by magi-:rate-whom th**y have r**a-on *<» b**i: *v.* are biased agains ti beni will ha v *■ rn ne h effect I I OIH I I ll derm * ans tariff is-n* torv xx av a of the si!\G pro •era are Bec*n>* I*' Da» ii -t. I .oui- (I loin*-pi iffy begins t* by this time t st as capable 1 in an amici s they xvere o ir problem. xvii upon ttilth*1 republi-idjusting the and -atisfa* -ii- disposing Nu Late Date*. From th** Peoria Transcript, Th** Hon. James p.. Weaver i- now making speeches in M --our* Not having a copy of Iii- Ll -1 speech, we ar** unable to tell exactly what party he is training with now. An -how W'rt * there I firth proba tov i- T Ii* X N TA. d»ly thr* fnrci.i 4 I ll. II*• Id fur R pc [I Will It t-among Chicag grout' ti A-k fur Another Yore ut Room from tile Kansas * Aly Star. und**rstood that Texa- will display it- exhibits at the world's fair at ) th** brogans with which Con man KH f1 house. ire kicked open the door- The out to do in ably and we Did What Froi repul It t'ronii***il I he Simi \ < 5 tv Tirm -. i« an party did w hat it -et this oiigr*' did it honor- l.ight anil Airy. t as hair ii’.ak** up Trifles I world. A man's heart 1- blarni d fur tot tiling- for which hi- liver i- respon: The man who proposed at five O'* in th** morning did th** business in time. lock Win ne im I., VV is , 1 * A * .. gary dispatch -ays Doctor Li x ing ll* ■•art. .i ia- <'ampbell. na- ti* **n arn ‘-tell ' here on a warrant charging biri I with rap*1 ii. Hamilton, *>hio ll** w as rem md* d till Tuesday m*xt t, awa! t *v id* ne*1 from * thin authorities for * vt I proceed ing- Pr* pa Min; lur I ’*• s Xiii* 1* Caki Vim i Ne \ ’fi .. • Vt. J _f>|l count of Lit** pa--agt * of tile M Kin !ev bill two large --rd hops **- her* tie ■>*;-CV engaged in freighting from Canada .lit the peas grown there f* • r then lilalio ID pitlUit .ii VV 111 M I! Ifiit-f CNY. Got. I. To- first stilt*’ election be ng held i ii t!*, - - a'*1 f*»r congressman ami th** **i [■tin* -! 'at** tick* f The indication- -*> far -‘•IU, ! 1 ** fax or i lo I republican ticket. Funeral i*ii*-i i»r « ll — Gxi \na. *h-t. 1 1 convention of tlo* Fun* era I» re.’ OK- . ;