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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - October 11, 1890, Burlington, Iowa IHE BURLINGTON HAWK-EYE. ^BUSHED: JUNE, 1839.) ICE MILLER STRICKEN. lytic Shock Prostrates Him 2 Streets of Washington. in a Serious Condition Though ‘ Easily—'Th* October Crop 1 flashing:! on Newt*. ll. WM (PRICE: Vo CENTS PER WEEK Nancy Hanks, tho certificate hoin~ served there yet in the , ou T "KE ofiice. Tho price paid for this hi tit t relic was $1,000 and it will betaken re and erected on a promlnE^^*? world s fair.    ,u    L,*( ALL ABOUT THE RAILROAD  __S. The Burlington and Atchison HaVe V Schemes, Clin VOO, Oct. lo.—Tw between St. Louis and :!nrS;!.’e Miller of tin* supreme court t Afd States was stricken with € “a is now in a serious condi- Oct. lo. - This ut (er in a serious condi-eomfortably with a returning from the Mi> and la,urb resting U‘ He wa" ovrt room at about twenty-live of three whore he was within nu residence, 1415 Massachu-John Woodford, his ser-standing in the doorway the justice approach-tartled at seeing him W of avenue. who was e house Then he was iJ€ his hand to his heart then rull on the car track which he ?*Zt at tho time. Woodford cr°‘to the spot and found the jus-Itnwebless and apparently in a r*ge at once secured a coupe Neighboring hack stand and with Dce placed t he iud bim borne 0 reside' in the neighborhood, Lincoln- who fortunately was •t the time were soon in at*end-the bedside. The found the* left side of the justice was par-' but he was -ti' able to recognize 'about bim.    . Dr. Lincoln has inst left Mdler. He >ays the justice’s E D not nearly >«» favorable as it w hmirs ago, and the case is now tiering man in it his room. Dr. tiering nearly ry hour jerio'.s f. Miller has been mer from an attack of dysentery, ro time was his illness severe rn prevent him from attending •dicial duties, while on his annual ‘wait in the west. He returned P jton last week feeling much ■ though somewhat weak. This bs he was feeling unusually well. [tire in telling Mrs. Miller of his .jj ^ felt his knee giving away ender him and his legs felt u he could hardly lift them. it was a sudden return of the i twinge which he often before ade another effort to -tep forint! as he did so, either tripped on tracker slipped and fell forward and left side and arm, at the ae cutting his forehead slightly vine an abrasion of the skin on An improvised stretcher nought out and though the protested against being placed on ie said he felt perfectly able with ace to walk, h<' at last consented 'as taken gently up to the house to the office on the first door. In anti me Mrs. Miller, who was out ?. arrived, and finding the judge stags immediately had him re-to his room on the second floor, i the change was made univ on his part, a' he into was only slightly weak j. d prefer having dinner down in ce rathei than in his bed room. was reached he ■lust place the the bed and let servants obeyed Ha ca rose. o new routes • be opened by the Atchison'and Ruin™ ton roads, and the rich passover lr m' between these two place will have to be redistributed. It has always been a matter of surprise that the Burlington did not make use of its line for passen ger traffic, as that road possessed as many advantages as any other road run mug between Chicago and and st I onto When the road was first completed na * se liger trains were run for a time but were soon taken off to avoid a dist’u-h acce of rates. Hut now that rates are being contin.!-ally demoralized by such senseless and useless cutting as is being practiced now the Burlington officials are opening their eyes, and unavailing regrets for what they have undoubtedly lost are taking hold of them. They have determined to stay out of tile St. Louis passenger business no longer. The At« bison has made a contract with the Jacksonville Southern for a mileage over that line, from which route it can essily get into St. Louis. Thus Hie long contemplated plan of the Atchison to get a continuation for through passenger aud freight business of the Atchison, St. Louis and San Fracisco line is about to be realized. For this new passenger service seven trains of the most elegant design that the Pullman can build have been ordered, and tlu> new route will be opened on their completion. While these two new lines are not 'bort lines, they will be competing roads iii every sense, and their opening, by forcing the existing roads to divide business with them, will completely change the railroad situation iii the affected ter-ritorv. ^______ j th? bcd roon f remarked. thor along side < on." and as the lie rolled over on t rprise. mn* o'clock this Sa ated the . astice is ■e family think he bness in his ar: 'c 'appeared. :e bed, much to ardu morning resting quietly s a little better. has now par- Coucerning the De* Mollie* and Factor. Hrs Mots is, Oct. IO.—It i- said upon good authority that the Chicago. Des Moines and Pacific Railway company, recently incorporated, is negotiating for the Wabash line between this city and Harvey, about fifty miles southeast. This piece of road has not been profitable, and the Wabash, it is said, is willing to dispose of it. It traverses probably the best coal field in Iowa and would be a valuable acquisition to the Santa Fe, by which the new Chicago, Des Moines and Pacific corporation is said to be controlled It is also said that the Chicago and Northwestern company no sooner heard of this contemplated deal with the Wabash company than it began to make counter negotiations. It is averred that the sale of the road to one or the other of the companies will be made within the next few days. The price asked i- understood to be 87,000,000. T!ie St. Baul and Duluth Statement. St. Pail, Get. lo.—At the annual meeting of the stockholders of the St. Paul and Duluth railroad, yesterday, tile members of tile old board of directors were re-elected. The annual report of great made. CHEERS FOR HARRISON. Kansas Citizens Turn Out to Wei-come the President. Royal Reception at Top,ka-Cr,ltt,|s at Every Station Aion" the Route to Topeka—Stop* Made at At chi-“on anil st. Joseph. Ai;i.isoxf Kau., Oct. lo.-The president looked on a clouded >ky this morning when the rising call was heard in the Ilaslemero. At 7:30 the president’s train entered the yards at St. Joseph and backed down to the station, where a cheering crowd greeted him. Ii.- entered the depot hotel on the arm of Colonel \. (. Dawes, the secretary of the navy and other members of the party following, lhe president was then taken up-stairs on to the balcony of the hotel, which had been beautifully draped and adorned with dowers. His appearance on the balcony was greeted with prolonged cheering. ( olonel Dawes introduced the president to the crowd which filled the streets for fully a square. The president said: My Fkllow Citizens lf you arc glad to see me at this hour in the morning, if you ;ire so kind and demonstrative before breakfast, how great would have been your welcome if I could have come a little later in the day? | Applause. | I beg to thank you who, at so much inconvenience, at this early hour have turned out to speak these words of welcome as we pass through your beautiful city. I am glad to have this morning a brief and imperfect opportunity to look upon it. Many years ago I read of St. Joseph. I knew something of its story when, instead of boing a railroad city, it was a place for outfitting those slow’ and toilsome trains that bore the early pioneers towards California and the far west; those days were days not to be despised. Those means of communication were slow, but they bore men and women full of courage and patriotism to do for us on the Pacific coast and in the groat west a work of peaceful conquest that has added mightily to the glory and prosperity of our country. and yet we congratulate ourselves that these swifter means of communication have taken the place of the old, we codgratulatc ourselves that these conveniencies, both of busine--of social life have come* to crown day, and yet in the midst of them, joying the luxury which modern civ f inn brings to our doors, let us not from our house holds those plain sturdy virtues which are essentia true American citizenship. At. the conclusion of tin* president's remarks, tile party retired to the rotunda of the depot where the president shook ii ands with the crowd as they filed through. At exactly s ;q the train pulled out of St Joseph, amid the cheering of the crowd. Tile run to Atchison made without incident beyond Ho und our en- iza- put and to the earnings, etc., show that amount of improvement has been CEREAL CROP YIELDS. Ar Euimates Compiled hy part iii cut of Agriculture. A'HiXGToN, liq. lo. The <* ..ates of the Yield lier acre f Hit- lie- readth of cereal ' the departmem Hater wheat b ring wheat 1 ' barley 21: ry iinstead 70.1 a- la: 7 instead of Ie .f practically ■enera! average a- •ase jf : or w y lower rati Some of states are: a 12: Ohio I s 11.5: Mi: The effete is shown, b Jen severe. i principal jPennsylvani 72: Illinoi * H.3; California trop made a \ : it the so .th ii- In the Ohio va ‘.yield, in different ■a the 'ame county range from live ■ and in extrenic I bushe s, one e the “best cron : tober >r the a- cora-ricul tore ' bushel per wheat crop ILI: J ll.'. Corn is t month: buck-,5: potatoes bl.7 'S5.4 instead of no change in ’ condition, expoints in pota-wo points in tonier frosts upon ‘ vieid,to THE AMERICAN BOARD. Committee of Thirteen Makes a Repot t oil Organization. Min\kabolis, Oct. IO.—The American board of commissioners for foreign mis--ions this morning listened to the report of the committee of thirteen or. organization. This committee has been at work' for three years trying to get at the opinion of Congregational churches at largo as to whether a change in the form of the old board's organization so as to make it more democratic and representative The committee, while t its efforts to get at the iments are somewhat unrecommended I hat no made. The r< port was adopted with but two dissenting votes. This afternoon a number of persons were elected members of tile « orporate body, among them T. I). Robertson, of Illinois; Aaron Kimball, of Iowa: Rev. Dr. G. IL Ide, of Wisconsin; Rev. II D. Wiard. of South Dakota. The old officers were unanimously re-elected. The was advisable admitting tha churches' sent satisfactory, changes be wa> lusty cheers of the crowds at depots, a I ho train went by enroute for this city. Atchison was reached at vt', where a large crowd was assembled. AT rOPKK A. Toi'KKA, Get. lo.—Tile stop at Atchison was but a brief one, arid the president did not leave his car. He was almost buried beneath flower' showered upon him by school children assembled at the depot. Chief Justice Horton, of the Kansas supreme court, welcomed the president to the state, and the latter in response made a few remarks and introduced .Secretary Tracy just a* the train pulled out. Before reaching Topeka several small towns were passed through and in each was the usual enthusiastic crowd of people. At 10:30 the 'rain pulled into the depot at Topeka amid the cheers of a vast. multitude. .Senator Ingalls received the party at this point. The president was escorted to tile state house by Governor Humphry and bis staff and there reviewed the immense parade as it marched by. It took over for the many thousands past the capital. The proc headed by five companies States cavalry, followed by guard-, sons of veteran we bow. I Prolonged cheers.) Hutto him all must bow. Let is be understood in all your communities that no selfish interest of individual: no class interests, however entrenched, shall be permitted to assert their convenience against the I law. | Cries of “Good I Good I” and cheers. | This is good American doctrine, and if it can be made to prevail in all statesof the Union until every man secure under the law in his own right, is compelled by the law to yield to every ot her man his rights, nothing can shake our repose. [Cheers. | There is some grumbling in Kansas, aud I I bink it is because your advantages are too great. | Laughter. | A single year of disappointment in agricultural returns should not make you despair of the future or tempt you to unsafe expedients. Life is made up of averages, and I think yours will show a good average. [Cries of “(biod : (biod I’’ and cheers. | Let us look forward with hope, with courage, fidelity, thrift, patience, good neighborly hearts and a patriotic love for the flag, and Kansas and her people have assured a future." [Prolonged cheers.) At the conclusion of the president’s address there were loud cries for Senator Ingalls, who was compelled to respond. I u the course of his speech one corner of the speaker s stand began settling from the great mass of humanity on it, and President Harrison warned Senator Ingalls that the stand was going Women and men rapidly vacated tho stand, thus relieving the pressure. “This i- the second platform,’’ 'aid Senator Ingalls “that I have broken down since I have come home. Who will doubt that I am a man of weight..” The presidential party left at four o'clock. At Lecompton the president was cheered loudly by a large crowd. No further stop- were made until the train reached Lawrence. There another large assembly greeted tin- president and the school children added to the welcome by a profusion of bouquets and the waving of Mags. The president excused himself from speaking more than a few words after having talked to all the rest of Unpeople in Lawrence in an immense crowd congregated at Topeka to-day. He reminded the people that all tile inspiration connected with the story of tho early history of Kansas clustered around the city of Lawrence and was sure they will find in that -tory the inspiration and suggestion that will keep the cause of liberty ever near their hearts. |Groat applause. \ I KANSAS ( ITV. Kan-.v* City, Oct. IO.—The presidential train arrived here at 5:45. under e-cort of lion. William Warner. Mayor Holmes and other distinguished gentlemen and committees. The president aud party were driven around the city somewhat and finally taken to the Coates house. Here a magnificent banquet was tondered the president, Secretary Tracy, the president'- brother, John S. Harrison and tile remainder of the presidential party. Before the conclusion of the banquet, the president retired to visit the residence of Iii- brother. John Harrison is a much younger man than the president and. strange to say, is a democratic politician. Before leaving tile president spoke briefly, excusing himself, saying in conclusion that lie hoped ail their dreams for Kansas City may be realized. After his return from tin- residence of Iii-brother the pre-dent was given a public reception at the Kansas City c hamber of commerce, it wa- in enthusiastic oeea- FLED FROM IRELAND. Dillon and O'Brien Escape from Balfour’s Clutches. Now En Route for Amerind—Tory Plan* Completely t pact—The Tipperary Magistrates Trying to Hold tin- Bond-men. London, Get. IO.— Dillon and O'Brien have lied. Ii is believed they are now in mid-ocean en route to America. When court opened in Tipperary this morning to continue tho hearing of the - ase against these gentlemen it wa- found that neither of hem were present, and no explanation of their absence was offered. Wild rumors then began to spread, and before long the belief prevailed that the police had been baffled and that the two leaders had escaped from Mr. Balfour’s clutches. The magistrates looked angry aud there wait merry twinkle in Tim Belly's eve that indicated the greatest po-siole satisfaction with himself and with flu* rest of the world. Policemen were sent sc Drying around tile town in search of the fugutives, but no trace of them could be found. Telegrams wero sent to Dublin, Cork, Liverpool and London and tile police of those cities were also set in motion, but without any satisfactory result. Then the trutti began to dawn upon Colonel Cod-del! and the “removables” and Prosecutor Ronan that the six month- at hard labor they were preparing for tile men who started the “plan of campaign'’ and who made New Tipperary would lie spent pitching into Balfour and the "peeler- ’ to crowded Iri-h audiences n the United States, and that it was Balfour, mc Dll- j Ion, who “overdone the thing.” It i- now remembered that both o: the I iri-h leader- were on Monday last at tic* I conference of the Iri-h national party, held in Dublin, designated as members of tic* delegation to visit America and present the political position in Ireland as it exists to-day. They are also instructed to enlist the sympathy and aid of the American people in behalf of tic- famine-threatened Iri-h peasantry. The belief that they -ailed fr<un Queenstown has little to stand upon, as every policeman watching the steamer- at that port know- tic- personal appearance of gentlemen. It i- more likely that started from Havre. There is little, if any. doubt tha objective point of Dillon and O'Brien is the I nited State-. It i- known, however, that they have avoided the ordinary routes cf travel between tile two countries, and up to the present hour absolutely nothing is known of the manner in which they succeeded in eluding Die watchfulness of the large police and military fore. gathered in and about Tipperary. Bail in tile case of both Mr. Dillon and Mr. O'Brien will at once be estreated, and already the announcement is made on behalf o! the Irish National League of it- intention to recoup the sureties. The escape has excited great admiration and enthusiasm in the rank-of the nationalist- both in England and Ireland, while the g- vernrnent i* confused by the rdudine-- wii officers, cautioned to be especial! alert, have been hoodwinked. tight rope walkers. The trio looked breathlessly at tin* spectacle, expecting every moment to see the man fall to the ground. Turning slowly around the figure ascended the roof again, walking on tin- extreme edge, poi.-cd for a moment on til.- point of the roof, then appeared to diminish in -ize, finally disappearing altogether. The three men were almost horror-stricken, and rushed acro-s the street into the yard, expecting to ti rid that the man had fallen: but no trace of man or pole could be found. The men who saw the weird -ight are re. -peelable, reputable people and they agree in their recital of tile story, with the single exception that one of them says the man wa- in his -birt sleeves, and trousers, while he had a full suit of A -iiarp watch has spot since, but the and had dark hair the others -ay that dark clot lie- on. been kept on the spook La- not reappeared. Oiiiucy’s Soldiers' Home Invest igateil. (Juvc v, 111., Get. It).—Tile soldiers’ home committee of the Illinois department met here to-day to investigate tile charges preferred to Governor Fifer against the home in an open letter by Rev. I Niter Wallace, of Clinton. The committee ti rid the charge- to tie groundless, the home to be in good condition, aud the complaint- against the management to be of a trivial nature. More Fires in Al* Burion git County. Ill (Special to The Hawk-Eye.] M v OMI*., IIL, Get. lo.— The barn of James Mershon, of Eldorado township, •aught fire on last night, and was burned to the ground, including live horses and a quantity of hay, etc. ft i- not known whether this is the work of the incendiaries who have threatened to burn all the property insured in th*- company of which Z. T. Creel is secretary, or not. A Big Blaze at Minn. Minnkafoi.i*, Get.. IO.—At Brainard. Minnesota, to-day, two blocks, including tile Commercial hotel, the Pioneer house, the Catholic church, jail. Catholic parsonage and numerous dwellings arid -hop-wero burned. Loss, 8100,000: insurance, *30,000. THE LAST BUGLE CALL. Captain Peter Fisher, the Oldest Member of the GAR, Dead. The Funeral to he Con due I eft To-<lav by His Bld Comrade* A Sketch of the \ eteran'* Life—General State New* and Note*. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.j Mu Blk a - a sr, Get. IO.—To-morrow will occur the funeral of the oide*t soldier in the United States, Captain Peter Fisher. It will be held under the auspices of the < i A. R. po-', of which he wa- an honored member. Mr Fisher was born on the J*.th day of September, 1705, and died Wednesday morning. October n 1800. thus rem bing th*- rare old age of ninety-five. His father wa- of German descent, while hi* mother was a native of North Carolina, and in that -tate he was born and reared. In I so* the parents with their children moved to Bulbs county. Ohio, and a few year- later to Indiana, making a home for themselves In what wa- then a vast wilderness. Here Mr. Fisher received his education, attending the log-cabin school house, with it- puncheon floor- and huge tire-pla e. When the 'frond war with Great Britain broke out he wa- among the *ir-f to enlist, serving un der William Henry Harrison He remained in the army until the close of the war, and became an intimate friend of hunt after their vigib g'*e- merri and the fr. Their f.oa-:- tee toy and happing md •hate itll herr unendi AI iou I reshmi to State her (j there w tanning banquet s Hotel fir turn. rid their lion the git - debris h t-men the ailed -cr fore. r ann orrov FOR A DEEP HARBOR IN THE GULF. The General Scheme iii I liar g* De- Moin!.-. <> oui mi tree of the ion, whi* ' Iona] aid ome p*>ir is in e-t. -ion rn fleers Ev an* Derive PuebU com mi Mayor cha rig* brief, t ransa were I Jerry sound pin * ■re t oiiiinittee H iving i)k ■ 'feet* a1 lit* Monte*. et. IO.—Tile general Deep Harbor associa-rested in securing na-iish a deep I.arbor at gulf coa-’ were in sos-. and to-day. 'I he of- --ter day and (* association Secretary I Trea- rer orado. were Harrison. Miss El ry. Thei children, e son Iivii and one i The ’latter both they : the The l'a*seii St. Lot is. Get. -•liger rates east end to-morrow, cancelled. cr Rate War to Kml lo.—The war in will be brought ti Ail cu* rates wii BETWEEN YOU AND ME. winch on the a1 ‘ a poorer The Rot ’fi averages ‘r°a>. The a bushel oi Bake an average of Minnesota ret arr h-y in I ta kola two ti lie higher New York 2.5; Michi-souri 11.2; < iregon 15. low yield * the acreage y the varia-mties. as on as the extra-> twenty-five from one yin ll" ' in years.’ than wa nountain pring wheat, on yields \ary-twenty-five nine bushels - twelve and next meeting Mas-achusett- z ill i n NO COLOR LINE. •ast mn inois a nd ex-ireas Troll' field. the ti...) bushel-.. TP., estimated is ifi.s bushel-, which i- the ■t reported probably reducing p2ite- prod!, '* more than two “Mon bushel-. SAM'S LAND REPORT. dotter Groff    His    Annulli    Re port—A Good Show ing. Over Negro Switchmen on Houston and Texas Settle.!, Sr. Louis, Get. IO. — The trouble which lately occurred on ’he Houston and Texas Central railroad growing out of the refusal of Receiver Dillingham to discharge negro -wit- hmm ha- been satisfactorily settled. After a long consultation with the board of officials the supreme council of the railway employes' federation concluded the strikers had made a mistake; that the color line could not be made an i--ue. and after a promise on the part of Receiver Dillingham that the strikers be reinstated tie* conference ended and the men will return to work.    __ A FOREST GIANT. Co Oct. j1 broll -how paten:- i ar ended J ne ' 224 a, WI < lf were -’ear use 0. The annual General of the the number of sued during the 30 was 1 17,247, ores, a- against th an aggregate minora' and mill issued, showing of 104. Of coal an increase of presenting 15,--chool selections The selections aggregated only reage of ''.vamp a the several states was I Oh, 351. There ... . )r certified under the law, -“G os the railroad companies 2 acres. This is a hie j.-ar of 61,1s3 acres. » sale : n is ’0,560. 1.407 in tho "ere i over I-The -t led. . r: &ere Presented : ‘;t!e yea Hinted 1 acres. : year Tho ai -ne y, 'or ar ump chook, 5 and during the fiscal 46 "amp- other' b*2,f>sr, aC •jPO'eff 0f , *1 strand total of original -tate selec- raii roads *e- micellaneou-Indian 133,305 re-bear- m K e n - acres lure and of re-. The iggregate total of 12 ash receipts J ’hr variou year was -? "•U74 w On .I Uj Ana  ...... close of the fiscal were 2-o,?6;i pending, r' 4-e as compared with the fi87 entries. -!hIV°P"Ution of Xeu York. of the sources during *7.780.517. Of this .-re received from e 30, is-n. there -s ara , , Gntrie--. of all kinds at th.- el • -\to there 'Ii:.*, A Tree iii Caliiornia 1-0 Feet anil 5 Inclie* in Circumference. Fin'N<>, Cal.. Get. The largest tree ii the world ba- just been discovered in Fresno county. Frank Lomas, an old mountaineer, and a party of hunter turned to-day to Sanger from a hunting expedition in the Sierra- east f>f C enterville. They wounded a bear, and in pursuing it ran across a big ’n the most rugged portion of the moon tains, about two miles north lucky Meadows. This monarch of th* forest, eumscribed by a radius of a milt of almost impenetrable that the hunters were compelled lo use both knife and ax< to roach is certain that no man bas ever traversed the same ground, at least no evidence of that fact was found. The tree was measured about four feet from the ground and a rope inches long was necessary to span its cir cu inference. ’I he truth of ment is vouched for by the tree. It was who discovered it, “The Ore jam*. Three brown bear- were captured by the party, the largest weighing 560 pounds.    _____________ Iron ami Sled Men. IM its ut UG, Get. IO.—The final session of the iron and steel institute wa to order this morning, papers were read, after which an ad-jonrmei.t wa- taken. In the afternoon the entire party took a steamer up Monongahela river a< far as the Thompson Steel works and the Hon stead plant of Carnegie, Phillips ^ and these two institutions were in by the visitors. was furor more underbrush, so died to i the center. 120 feet in this state-several who saw christened by thos* two hours to march -S'ion was of United the state and Kansas organizations of the IL A. It. Thi- i- the occasion of the largest reunion of oui soldier- that Kansas has ever -cen and fully thirty thousand were in the parade. As the large body of Illinois veterans passed the president, Davies, “the lighting parson," cried: “Let Illinois, the home of Lincoln, the home of Grant, the home of Logan, give three cheers fur the president of tin-United States.” And they were given with a vim. As the Indiana column passed by, in which were many of tin* president's former brigade, tile enthusiasm knew no bounds. Among the old veterans the honor of the day were gained by the Illinoi- soldiers who furnished the largest contingent in the line of march. This honor was evidenced by th** presentation of a beautiful banner. In the rear of the veterans carne marching the students from the state normal .school at Emporia and other colleges. the Topeka high schools and ward schools and parochial schools. The children bore Hags which they waved enthusiastically as they passed the president. Altogether six thousand -choel children were in line. \fter lunch at the ‘ oleman house the president received a number of v eterans of his old brigade, -tate and city officers and prominent citizens. Tho party then proceeded to the fair grounds, where an address of welcome was delivered by the governor. I be president re-oonded at. considerable length, thanking the governor and citizens of Kansa- fur the gen-; welcome tendered him and cx-■ing Iii' gratification at the evidences prosperity on every hand. To was pleased see them aud hoped siou and thousands of people were present. Hon. William Warner introduced the president, who -poke very brie ti y. saying he would-ubmit himself toany arrangement the committee had made. It was submission to a sacrifice, for during the next hour the president was componed to -hake hands with a multitude until he was completely exhausted, and then not half the people had gained the honor they sought. At. ten o'clock the president and party left for St. Louis. A PESTERED MAYOR. The Chief Executive of Eouisianu. Mu, Receive* Many Obscene Letter*. Louisiana, Mo., Get. IO. —For two months Mayor Dreyfus, of this town, ha-been receiving a series of the vilest and most obscene anonymou- letters through the mails that a low. depraved mind could originate, and not until Saturday could he get any clue to the author. He had several detectives on the alert and last Saturday Marshal Sisson was -land jug in tile postoffice, when a well-known single lady of Louisiana entered and dropped an envelope resembling in color the ones the mayor had received. Si-son immediately notified Mayor Dreyfus, who hurried to the postoffice and received the identical letter which the marshal had seen the woman drop in the mail. These letter- are the filthiest and vilest that could po-sibly be written, assailing the private affair- of the mayor and his family, as web a-hi- public affairs. He will turn the letter- The Nlaviii-.McAulilfe Ca-e. London, Get. IO.—The case of Frank Slivin and Joe McAuliffe, the pugilist-, <*ame up in tile police court to-day. After listening to the evidence and arguments the court committed tile prisoners fur trial for engaging in a common prize fight. Ten Person* Killed. Pa Kl-. Get. IO. — An explosion oc. irred to day in a pyrotechnic school at Bour-ges. Ten persons were killed ami many wou tided. IT WORRIES THE FOREIGNERS. The Al. Kinley Bill M:i\ I ii-;, nill r strile Between Great Britain and Central Europe. Vienna. Get. IO.—The Trun'hnbUitl in a bitter article calls th the measure of violence .Hico department for Uncle Sam wii I the parties thu-mails. MKI i over to the post-nvestigation, and it. interesting for the I 'nit- d State* lion ac. astonied to th< votver. It appeals to Europe lo aet in com er becoming tributary to England, it say-, threat ate her.-elf for her eastern markets. Tin bill threatens to eng.nd Great Britain and cen:r I. KA DSTI INT ' - i Eon don, Get. lo.—G Nottingham cor res [.oui arden yesterday a postal opinion of the new I n law. IU- -ay- “the ar will suppose, in my . error, attended with -eon-eononces to innu> en McKinley bill worthy of a jia-• use of the retire countries of I to prevent their the new world, •-n- VO co rape n — oses bv set ariiur is tile McKinley cr emily between a1 Europe. O'! MON. ladstone -cut to a lent from Haw-1 card. giving bistate- tariff ’BOCZAR WOUNDED. K t* >ra en d by Those of you who attended the pre-formam e of Hoyt's “Trip to Chinatown" at the opera house the other evening arid laughed at the absurdities of -Mr. Wel-and Strung, the dying man." will be interested to know that that individual has a living counterpart in St. Paul. His name i- John S. Montalba. The other day he went to a prominent undertaker's establishment, had hi- measure taken for a hand-ome casket, paid for it I a- well a- hi- funeral expense-, and then explained that he had caught a bad cold and might die at any moment. At la-t accounts he wa- well and -tronz. but -landing, as it were, with one foot n the grave. The novel reading people of Burh: g-ton will soon have a good supply of fiction. for almost a1! of the popular novelist- have a new work in the [.re--. Frank IL Stockton vv i 11 defy the critic- with a long story once more. W. I). Howell’s next -tory will appear tir-t as a-erial, and ha- for it- title An Imperative Duty." Robert Louis Stevenson has been persuaded to vs rite a new tale. before he ha- put iii- pen on the paper, he wa- assured -„'0,ooo, and these figure-are no exageration, either. Mrs. A I). T. Whitney is finishing a new novel which will be tir-t given to the public in apopuiar magazine. Miss Murfree, or “Charlo- Egbert Craddock,” ha- complete.) a new lone story. Rider Haggard’s next romance will appear in December. Elizabeth Stuart Phelps i- reported to be engaged upon a -tory in collaboration with lier hu-band. >o there will be no dearth of fiction from well known pen-. There i- a young fellow in New York, eon-idered to be one of *he greatest “catches'’of the metropolis, who should limned ately come to Burlington and look around. He i- credited with saying: “I want a wife who know- something, who i' worth having for what -he know- — not one of these butterflies. pressed the sentiment- of young man. Girls, to be -u day, must have something pretty features. The men wk marrying are coking for -ome than pretty face-, coy manner-i. They are recogn women ar.- progres Ii will quicken, ra ey realize that will be brigh lece-sor of to-ing for wives their u i .enera Tied IC Kent uc with si* vive, or Kansa-vania. home a time he removed to con-i-ting of b hi- beloved wii i resting place. I married Mr-. ! Jo-lyn. In politic- h ! having voted he wa- alway j when the retie I -ide- with tile j was known as I and -erved ov< charged on ac. i wa- mustered whi In ISI eth i Bion ire J he wa-Herber-o was bl if whom whi The ti<a h [tee VI a-C a mph* >ar:qii * mo-He un the artal. he w< ted he n ght rom Mu I j. Dana, Iva Adam -present. Lo the city Com merciai e rd ay wa- • in portance the mem I Savery. men pre-*' ery wa rier- I me VV IM lift! fie ut I ; ii < trego i Pittsburg i- ex fleeted the funeral. Plea-ant. at t a few hou-. -* wa- called to Sn bsequent I v. Jo-lyn. widow and ii •lins y I read tun* by it were Mt . In I that I. In i her Mr. I i IL to I I »r! iwk-FA .—Au for s a -iron Andrew . • opposed to Ilion broke out north. He enli the gray-bear •r two years. •onut of a out at Rock -trice vvnleu time he ba- I life. For year- h*- ha- be member of tile I niversali Rev. \V. IL Col*- of officiate at the service*. Two years ago la-t Se;, came -irk, and -ince that an invalid. Hi- mind wa-last, but during his illu*-.-' entirely his powers of -p which for the birn from ti world. too ted I regir He wa iroken hi] Island in ved a r* stri n w M red id -i and BULLETS FOR BEER •n a .at h « z C .«i Mio.. ■ ft! to Til Get. IO .tit A! nu •"S Hawk-Eye. wit of hearing, ly isolated id -< ir la ariei acool life was almo-t commensurate vv . txu’ of the nation, and whose heart wa- !arg* enough to embrace til*- world. It - c -ternary to praise th** dead, but if it wert not so, the prai-e bestowed on -u h a man would be no os- GRANDEUR OF THE CORN PALACE, B|»l»re**e*l Iowa Kvideueeft of the --TariM Farmer.” [Correspondence of The Hawk-Eye. ■ Sioux City, la., (Vt. 6.—I left our beloved city of Burlington la-t Friday morning for the purpose of visiting my son-in-law at Leeds, and al-o t•» visit tx*-celebrated “corn palace" at Sioux City. On my way I fell in with our poor tariti-oppres-cd j the same errand, and to I discuss the value of lands. fat steer- and the desirabl* j farms compared with tho-.- of other -tate*, was calculated to make any man proud of Iowa, lineman from near Yin-! ton told me th* re were hundred- of acre-of corn that would yield -eventy-t ve j bu-hMs to the ai re. Another man told me he had passed over a I large part of Nebra-ka. taking hi- irne. and when the crops were for the rea*on tha front of pa--cd; head thr* >« re.ii*lv hundre* farmer-hear t the pri* Mi Burn*-*!. • Hawk-Ev IO —Mr-11. Bel Iowa eau girl No More Than >ir! Ile ID I»e*er\. t * \Y rh 'VV \nd h very t there himsei pleted his I rd that it would go anywhere he t ame alish ban orth mg T go w well tha pace wh slat' ken. of to-morrow than her pr> they are look t lie equal of being eonsidi -em BEE KEEPERS IN SESSION. .•roil pre* of the old veterans he said lie more than he could express to amt in such large numbers pre.- many years might yet crown defenders of the union. Th* further said. “Who can look vast array of soldier- who victorious consummation of the brave president upon this fought to a th*- war for look upon springing full of coming lf these fr- un the - the •ailed number of Edger arnotto., Ispected ii lr of DDI,. "• *'* V- IO -L.; state of New y r'ase Of ’"'.,063 -The (irk is . or I* popnia- 5,9-ff,. .09 tier THE WORLD'S FAIR. J '    ,    '——"—~ L****! ana * !' ' **°yIiooii Home I’ur- ^nViLl , °‘,eK,hi,,ite“ at Chicago. -Aotr,' 1' aiV* n':t*    —A special Gg&Y' ‘ ! fr°ni Danville, Kcn-i>HV,onU,0‘‘ *ro,n Chicago in r!L?iot. rn' 10 Wf>rld'- fair visited Shtetl near here, this week, .'--ck Akra’.' Ury ^ooc* the l°f? cabin where tm Lincoln lived as a ere tis father was married to A Bloody Afl’ray is olten the result of “bad blood or community dest ruct iv* the human i rainily ..ut nowhere is bad blood more of happiness and health than in -ystem. " hen the life current is and foul and Sluggish with    part    of slowly distributing its Pol7 J    ' '^    even, is the body, the peril to headh, iand I    ^ imminent. Early ,nj    _    attXj    ton- drowsy feelings, severe headach^ cs ai.Hi goo, poor appetite,    ° ..(V e,uail the lassitude. Delay in treat int .. to jot. disease most serious consequences.    .u,itiou but get h strong hold tm you. cm -t    Imil“ treat yours,’lf by u-mg Hi-    . IF'    to th* Medical Discovery, ,;‘»d    ..‘ ^tov'' is mar- blessings oi health. Die J. .7    ■    (()1    -which anteed to cure in all ca.-es ol 'bs*. > ■■ ^ j( w}H it is recommended, or mom y I > be refunded. _____________ Mayor Grant Renominated. NKW York. Get. IO-—Ta“man* r to-night renominated (.rant tor may The soft glow of the tea I[I!'Powdei' ladies who use ltozzom s Complexion I Try it. the union without bowing lbs head and his heart in grateful reverence. [Great applause. | Who eau son- of veterans patriotic ancestry. spirit of 61, and vigor and strength of manhood to take up the burdens that we must soon lay down; and who, turning from them to sweet-faced children, whose hands ire filled with flowers and flags, can fail to feel that these institution- of liberty :lre -eeured for two generations, at least. Great cheering.] I never knew until to-day the extent or the injury which tile tate of Kansas has inflicted upon state of Indiana. [ Laughter and Never, until I looked upon that long line of Indiana soldiers that you plucked from when the war was over by the superior inducements which your fields and cities offered to their ambitious toil. Indiana grieves for their lo-- but rejoices in the home* and prosperity they have found here. [Cheering.! They are our proud contribution to that groat national reputation established a    ,    .    , the bulwarks of liberty and law (Cheers ] It was not unnatural that they came back from the scenes where comrades had shed their blood for should choose to find homes in that had tile baptism of the Hall Annual Meeting at Hamilton. I ll. \ ariot.* Topic* of Interest Discussed. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.] Hamii.ton, 111., Get. IO.—The Lnion Bee Keepers Association of ll!moi* began a two days' session at the city hall thi* morning. There i- a good alternance of apar isis from different parts of the -tate. The convention was opened by reading and approving minutes of the last meeting. WL T. F. Pettey delivered an addr*1-'on ‘'Comb Honey: How to Get It. J. M. Hambaugh read a paper on “Ex-traeted Honey: How to Dispose of it." T. F. Wallace discussed the topic: “How to Get the Most Prolific Queen*.” J. <-Smith discussed the topic: “Be.*t Method of Increa-e: How to Decrease if One lla-Too Many Colonies.” The different topics were fully discussed, and several addresses were made by other members of the association. Gratifying to All The high position attained and tile universal acceptance and approval of the pleasant liquid fruit remedy Syrup of Figs, a* the most excellent laxative known, illustrate the value of the qualities on which its success is based and are abundantly gratifying to the California Fig Syrup company. Uevifting Hic Faith. lh n-un:*., Get. IU.—The committee on revision of tile Presbyterian confes-s.on of faith is progressing satisfactorily. The committee cannot complete it- work at this meeting and another will be held in Washington, February 4. NT from lf*- Ha* Bren Inj tin B v na id iI *' I. v plosion. w York, Oct. lo.—A special . W arsaw says a well-founded r ha- been current there for several that tin* czar was badly wounded ii foot by the explosion of a dynamite while hunting in the forest- o: Shit vice, some forty-two miles from that Tile czar evidently stepp' d nto a The account added that Genera Wei der, an aid d* camp of th* Dermal emperor, who accompanied the czar. wa als*, wounded by th** -ame explosion. THE PLYMOUTH SCANDAL. imor .lays the shell rnie- city. trap. Von for they ar and worth Ii wish to giv. stand that a bete and ma young lad!* I am afraid him. in addi port of a g* brains h** titled dud •ii a v I ll g. nolle h I ghbe i ad tun \ • ■, rlingtu ladies handsc How- more i are 1 '•thing else -, or fet* h-'ing full ng at a ier than woman in mind Hence will be (canty is common J bonaire y n> m-I h* VV ver. man I *h ft- ar that ition ut! Iia .no* ou t*, nor inhering •- he - vv ca rome that for brings h. th*- I gent * not nder- tiur him. ■ na-s- The when tile ci mean and e was »] halls, night great The scrip on ye mind wh*.-palace t. knew he j concept)' | tha be ho! This af man fron just writ after doh •I pan gi ear of th ‘ I th*- de**' describer lately pa mmodat, rains were we arrived a y complete!: of ac •ery place ti ii i ck I y taker sheds and To-day th Now for ion. In fac ;r mind can of inot hor. lid he vv i*In•( night re he a the. ) leas •• Mi-—over ux City ked. SO in were mid aff baa •oncii bat f •xha’ ranr* .rd > ad it wot Th* tent- were an nu ■ crowd is not qti the ‘-Corn Pa! it I- grand bevor regression conveyed t< a New York ver. -arid sled at tm. heil I. to The -Hi ll. wk-Ey lark. d < Clar. rh rn nan the •*taj «*«l [Special link ti the Ha O Loll; wk-Eve New Yon mv b I h ig th Mr*. Kennedy Sue* Air*. F.lli* for IMO.OOO Balliage* for a I!ii-l-amU* Affection. [Special to The Hawn-Ej e.l Pix mouth, Iii., Get. IO.—Th*- El *-Kennedy scandal is -till un tit** tongue-of all. Charles Kennedy came to Plymouth with Iii- wife some time ago, and it is rumored that Mr-. Kennedy did not I “t night, went was a - n man and better d appiv fair am* :av awa NL the hr* view- o who de* r na ugh -hingl d with ti f a young hired she ne pr* an h* a pre' \Y. t he r ng or informal. ■ grunting ady in close ] had enough - depot I na.a The havins knee is each * palace tir-t lo ptiun by \V; my rn .ny tm nt di past* \ Fit*!or I ailed. special to I he Hawk-Ev i k. la . Get. IO.—Rev. is citv. ha- been cai of the Baptist churel Mi two dire -t r- OI t i    *hi i iud. ft id. ii    he i.g i-trail "Alhaml n Irvin: dav HAWKEYE GLANCES A i -Era i Hat \V ! V- ssed pity the hoers. which our state ba: a friend as well as one of make horn Kennedy seek tile -Ellis, the did not When til** posse of the house where Mr wore, they wanted I as pleasant a-laims h«* wa •jet v of other young widow, now Kenned \ sh.* might. So • compelled to women. Mr-. Maims that she was married. women surrounded Ellis and Kennedy a ride Kennedy on a rail, and also to administer sever** punishment to Mrs. Ellis. Both have left town, and now Mrs. Kennedy sue- Mrs. Ellis, who is wealthy, for - lo.ooh dam-r alienating Mr. Kennedy's affec- erirtvr- blood upon its infant glow. [Prolonged cheering. I The future is safe if we the liberty, the stab r are~bnt true to ourselves and true to these children whose instruction is committed to us There is no other foe that can at ■til obstruct or hinder our onward progress except treason in our midst— treachery to the great cf our government, wuiu the MurdcreJ in Bed. Leavenworth, Kau., Oct. It).—Mr*. Matilda Davis, aged seventy-one, was found dead iii her bed this morning at her home in this city. She had been murdered and ie r husband i- under arrest for the crime. ages f lions. Got AV Ii at They Asked I or. A*.o, Get. IO. The conf* Clin between the sub-committee of the cago and Northwestern engineer* firemen and President Ilwghitt came close shortly after noon to-day. •nee riband to a The Reviewing Old Battlefields. Richmond, Va., Oct. to.—'This morning Compte de Paris and party left here on horseback for a visit to the battlefields of Mechanicsville, Gaines Mills. Cold Harbor and Seven Pines. Nervous debility, poor memory, diffidence, sexual weakness, pimples, cured by Dr. Mile*’ Nervide. Samples free at J. H. Witte’s drug store. men were given what they asked for The classification system wa- arranged satisfactorily. Tile engineer- will receive $3 per mile the first year, afterward getting full pay. The committee returned home thi- **vcuing, after celebrating their victory by presenting a beautiful gold-headed cane to I. Zeigen-fii--, who is considered tile “father of the firemen.” TUEY SAW A SPOOK. principle of our government, which is obedience to the law. the will majority expressed in orderly constitutional methods, is the only king to which I’oifionrd Hi* Wile and Children. Newton, Ala.. Get. IO. — Clayton Lloyd poisoned his wife aud four chi1-dr*-n this morning and fled. One child i-dead and tho others are in a critical condition. It is said Lloyd has another wife in Georgia. The popular verdict is ti at Dr. Hull s Cough edg* Syrup isthe best in the w rid. 25 cts. 'For speedy relief and cure of neuralgia and rheumatism use Salvation Oil. 25 cent*. —The freshest oyster; at Runge's. Tlic Strange Sunday Evening Vi*ioii Thai Mystified Three Canadians. Ottawa. Ont., Get. IO.—On Sunday evening, a few minutes before seven o'clock, throe men wore standing in front of Voisard'-groi^-ry slot*- at St. Catharine in conversation, toiddenly on** of them ex* burned:    ‘    That    man    will    fall and be killed.” Ile directed the attention of Iii- companions to a hon-** just aer os- the street, where, outlined against the sky. was plainly seen tile figure of a man walking along tin* of tile roof from the chimney to the edge of the eavostrough. The figure appeared to be about eight feet in height, and balanced above his head held a long pole, such as is used by to last her *ix months and von can wager that's a good deal. I was considerably surprised and pleased al the fir-t view of tile president. He appeared on tile rear platform with Mayor Duncan, Secretary Tracy and other notable*. There wa- no mistaking him among them, however. We all recognized him. and '‘There he is!" “That * ibm!" rang out on every side. The numerously published like-ne*ses of him made the face familial to all. But it wa- a handsomer, kindlier face than I exacted to -ee. The hair and beard were grayer. But tiler** wa-something missing. What was it. “Why." exclaimed some on**, “where'- iii- grandfather's hat?” Sure enough, the battered. fu//\, old-fashioned stovepipe! with which those rascally democratic car- ! tooni-ts have made ii' familiar, was not I forthcoming. Instead of it th*- smiling president wore a neat Dunlap derby— j one very becoming to Ibm. too. Well, I must say I wa- heartily pleased w th the president'* face. and hi- cordial hand-grasp and pleasant smile fairly won my heart. I fully echo th** sentiment of a long-haired stranger who. after having squeezed through the mob and shaken th** president’s hand, said tha: h** guessed “them democrat, editor* were durned liars, anyhow.” Yoi rn KF I. De im; A vt tv.—Tile youngsters of Davenport are -ometim**- tough. Th** Damner,It telG of two little boys, about twelve year- of age. who got into a quarrel Hie other day. one of Hie children drew a knife which he opened with the intention of playing Shylock and cutting a pound of fle-h from hi-eompanion. when til*- latter calmly pulled a revolver and promised to blow the top of number one'- head off if hi* came any nearer. Th*- affair was *et-tled without bloodshed. Those children should receive a good warning from th** maternal -lipper. Fears s the purist and hest soap ever made The population of the world doubles itself in 260 years. tow I the\ I IV i- a on** lad* are r the c tri pie large armill th* >ri map o ferent balaiu with i panel: coat c work, non I ad v i sr structure. Sioux ( it> lias many w ar** paw d w anxious to -in til** way * >nd**r *r of louie. malle .rid rn •red rn, » -true: iifferei Pictures of arm-, and lid every fig i didies- t« -very one to Th* irked and -< lire e tho -ma trge- 11 w arith rely d in d* lare hat *r. and ha- a iii clif- A W at; w I rreian be At Cl intr large Th th to ' inst! and chat ince her w orth ' lh' I. ir ( in I in pro\ arre-t He s. : h rec Wed in i Math if; SrUA tit -    (> Math I- growing ii paved ii wooti I f* our city grow: h. *treet*. locks, ake a V. i Mildly but I am ivel v . It they very 'tart [ drew I hi- s. i then ! inflic Hoxie THE STATE UNIVERSITY "SCRAP/ .hot ting for > Ma •ra. im- i-I .rid. rhte !. H< heart Afeiiilit-r* ut tile man Cla«*e« [Corresponded Iowa Cita, la. sophomore anti Fresli-Make Rome Howl. re of The Hawk-Eye.) , Get    IO.—Y; ng. Lime. Tnt Ka State Hor* farmers of \\ town poster-the latter, em ii J* a* fa-t Beecham’s Pills cure nillousfand nervous ii g liar- | \and and Princeton have their annua! j i ane—rush. th** Stat** I niver- tv of Iowa I im* its “si*rap.” Th** affair* of th** east- j ••rn college- may be exciting, th* v may , be dangerous, but we doubt whether they -urpa-- the State ! niver-ity'.- [ “scrap” in any respect. Could your ' readers but be here to-da.. they would j be fully convinced. All night long la-» ! night, th** entire “soph.” and “fre-h- | man" class**- were making Rom** how the former pasting over th* defaming and ridiculbr. while they in turn tor** ti a-they were putdown. Numerous en- j counters, frequent *et-to * occurred. I but the second-year men finally tri- ; umphed when they succeeded in raising I an effigy, horrible to behold, on on** of 1 the main -treet-. an effigy labeled t* I in large letter- But iii** dark deed- were not yet over. Th** battalion dismi-sed, I the sophomore* and freshmen plunged into a maddening “scrap” with no perceptible advantage on either side. To-J night is witne-sing the most exciting | deed* of the day. The freshman banquet is in progr***-. ’92 ha- succeeded in running off with the fre-hmen'- president. and stealthily, cautiously, they t advise- the gel: era! planting o' such ■ ariel ie- on I a a* ar*- recon*!!! ended by he society or bv I aor: ic/turi-t - o. re;la Miffy and e\n onsider tile t icrt** rec ii- * sn the stat blackberry a f te. -We rand and he apricot, p ;,ie. Keider p. run* ar : *- S non '-.I •io tender for /ome a[i-generai planting in th** state of Iowa A- we ii now of no -toe k - hardy chou gh to en- ii re this cl:in we condemn I lie prop- tgai ion of ap] believe the ii r e* tree- by bud* ) of -tock a ling. and nd -cion -bou d be be hardy tree-. meal th the 'UTfare to obtain To An* In I ria I. Ak i - — I'he gov- ernor ha- forwarded ti to th** secretary of th itiglon to be*low cultural college at th** act which agriculture term* of ti of c appl* of 'I *um until mom tion in Engli-i branch 5,000 to be ii the |• y >' b in agr! igr** Date- to I    <* ** act of J u or the nex nerea*ed a: sum reach M>n in A mc* Of A •a* I .’--ary [/aper* cr or at Wa-h-* State Agri-he benet: t - of igu-l ’to. [Vin, f th* *taie ng with the IU me ural, and en reference to dusuries of I iguage math* Gnomic their ar. this s J ,000 The ■ r*-, tin* variovs oil. V ll lanica! and th* math ,!;, physical, naf-sden- •**. with -pecia application in the in- ;