Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - October 15, 1890, Burlington, Iowa
ESTABLISHED JUKE, 1839.)
SCPREME COURT vacancy.
Several Good Men Talked of to Succeed Justice Miller.
th* Funeral of the Dead
Miller’* Frleadehlp for Bel-kaap_DUi>o»itlon of the hat. ter’* Remains.
^ABBINGTON, Oct. 14.—Speculation as to ike successor of Justice Miller of the court has already begun. Sen-Judge Graham, Senator
Manderson, Attorney General Miller, Senator Teller and ex-Solicitor General Phillips, of North Carolina, are suggested and discussed as likely to be considered. It generally believed that Spooner, Gresham aud Miller are the ansi likely men for the place. By the flection of Judge Gresham, President Harrison could make a showing of magnanimity and at the same time make it probable that Gresham’s following would not be antagonists in Indiana should Harrison desire to succeed himself. By selecting Attorney General Miller be would provide a life position fur his friend, and have his advice and aid just the same as though he were in the cabinet. Spooner, if he would accept the position, is a particularly valuable man for it, being young, vigorous and an excellent lawyer. None of these three, however, live in the circuit covered by Justice Miller. Manderson, who lives in the circuit, is spoken of as an excellent selection, and a young man yho would be likely to have a long term of usefulness. Teller also lives in the circuit, and is spokeu of as possible but not probable. Samuel M. Phillips, of Kortb Carolina, formerly solicitor general, is mentioned as about the only southern man likely to be considered. He is an able and cultured man and fine lawyer, and would do honor to the position if the president desires to go south for a selection.
Arrangements for Justice Miller’s funeral were completed to-night. The 'services take place Thursday afternoon between two and three o’clock in the supreme court room at the capitol, and in accordance with Mrs. Miller’s desires, the ceremonies will be of the simplest character. At the conclusion of the services the remains will be placed on a special car attached to a regular train on the Pennsylvania road, leaving here at 7:40 p. in., arriving at Chicago the following events? and atK eokuk at IO a. rn. Saturday. The funeral at Keokuk wiil take place from the Unitarian church immediately after the arrival of the train. The honorary pall-bearers will probably be Chief Justice Fuller and the associate justices of the supreme court.
band of Cheyenne tnHu ^ river reservation in the I*00*116
the band of —Fontana and with
negotiate with the northern e ltongue me Dana OI norther mU—*" And
on the Pine Rid?** »01eyenne Indians Dakota. tr\r enervation in South
Dakota, for such mnji« In 8011111 another right,, a, mayTd^'JdT
DAUGHTERS OF THE REVOLUTION. Orgaalmatiou
with rralrawortbj W““‘n
Washington, Oct. u tion has been name of the
2? PBrP08B toricj the his
lee In View,
>01 the ‘•D»ughSdothe.jf a7 th,e Revolution.” Th. „°..A e A.m,Tl‘
thereon suitable monument, to neroi'tu-Md*-°T-8-0f .‘h* Seeds of
aided the revolu-
rison has been
Of the society!1^
the organization. A list of Vlce-nresi dents-geueral and - * - p
including an elected. The first society will be the
send iu a surer, Mrs.
a number of officers, advisory board, wac also undertaking by the
monument 1 comPletion of the
monument to the memory of Marv
Washington, mother of George Wash
ington, and every American is asked to c^aanbutlon to the taea-city. Marshall DcDonaid, of this
Resolutions were adopted favoring the
KThf Rlh“ b'" inlroduce<l in She
New Vnrl RepreseDtaliv« Sherman, of New York, arranging for the marking
by the government of the historic spots of r ! r®volution; setting apart the lith of October as the permanent anniversary or meeting day of the society in com mentation of the discovery of Amor™ and requesting that a special building or space be set aside in the World’s Columbian exposition for the exhibition of
things illustrative of the period of the American revolution, under £ fc,be ,ady managers, which ex
hibit shall afterward be brought to till-city aud be nui-mnn^nti» ____^ ,
In Honor of Justice Miller.
Washington, Oct. 14.—When the supreme court met to-day Chief Justice Fuller announced the death of Associate Justice Miller, aud the court adjourned immediately to Monday next.
Ail the districtcourtsadjourned to-day out of respect to the memory of the defeased jourist.
Ex-Assistant Postmaster General Clarkson sent the following telegram from Sew York: -Everybody who knew Judge Miller and loved him for his greatness Aud his gentleness alike, will mourn with you in your sorrow. He has left a name to be loved as that of the greatest lawyer iud judge of his country in the most critical era of his life.”
C. C. Waite, son of the late chief justle. telegraphed: “My mother and sister jeiti in expressionsof strongest sympathy
Mrs. Thos. A. Hendricks wired: “Accept the love and sympathy of your friend
of long ago.”
Judge Gresham sent the following: ‘Mrs. Gresham joins me in sincere patly for yourself and family in great aud sudden bereavement.”
The following was received yesterday Wore the death of Justice Miller: “You f now my estimate of Judge Miller and phi understand my tender and heartfelt sympathy ou learning of his affliction.
AV. T. Sh KSM an.
Justice Field telegraphed from New fork where he arrived yesterday: “Mrs. p id arid myself on arriving from hurope to-day were shocked and grieved beyond measure to hear of J®1' sudden attack of . iou have our profound your great sorrow.”
justice Miller, sympathy in
General Belknap’s Obsequies.
^Washington, Oct, 14.—The acting secretary of war to-day issued a general
jaw !n regarc, tQ the dejuh Qf Genera,
wikuap. The war department is to be "aped in mourning for thirty days, and J*® the day after the receipt of the
Uo/k1 ^acb military P°st- minute guns •hail be bred.
iJ}* idnte of tbe funera! of the late wnerai Belknap will not be determined Mon until after the announcement of at wbi,,h tlie funeral services ti.bLbfdover the body of the late ce Miller. The widow of General «*nap wishes to avoid selecting the J date as that upon which the Miller 'Plies lake place, as there are many -Jf desire to attend both fu-. (. ^*ne has determined, however, im » r®J°a*.n8 shall be a buried in
Tmo rpinia’ Daliona*cemetery. el knap has a large number of ttl-s of condolence from friends sym-7,,D8 w*t,h he*‘ in her bereavement. •‘TK' are tbe blowing: ne citizens of Keokuk request that of General Belknap, her dis-v tifen' be huried in Oakland si.h, Reokuk Iowa; in the state of L Jif’111 ^be cifcy °f h*8 choice. They
wnnia ,esleetn I1 an honor and believe would be his wish.”
Vj0l^r *rom Des Moines says: “As
'n wand COmrades of General Bel-«*>» k extend our heartfelt sympathy ZL uavemeat- The survivors of lend ,S *dgade have lost their best
Belknap’s funeral will take ^thursday at ten o’clock from St. rum. pi8C0pal church, after which jwill be taken to Arlington mr interment.
STOOD BY HIS FRIENDS.
J °f Justice Miller's Friendship for
#lh^ Ju8tice Mi,,er and ex-their L ar Belknap both lie dead much „spect*ve homes has given rise two upon the relations of
of tm ne ng *8 related here that
ustice Bin ^eneral Belknap and
irty ii *r were intimate friends of * 'Gen^ standing. Justice Miller, wronof. n ant’ whether rightfully
and Sl00d by a friend through
. through evil repute. When fell upon
Belknap in Mm .— stood aloof,
id wi-i11 him the weight of his
' roofans't infuen(‘e’ welcomed him to I in ,S br?ke bread with him as he
in ti, I ureau
rs«#.e heydey of his power. Some
* of the . °ne °* 1 leading maga-m JUHi>p \|C?,Uutry secured a promise oent citi Palish a sketch of
/hAnd^ fnS 0f Iowa’ for which a theskpLh^ COmPensation was given. :uerai Hpig Was inclnded a notice of nap. The magazine pro-
uZT and suggested that hied, q, af*- ® Bf® of Belknap be refusing CC ^dIer inamediately re-j» . K to adopt the suggestion
,. offering ■ich had
give back the
‘Ci ^>®o„7h"e return hp __ .. The article annpiirpd
WAsT;"ef0tUt* With indite.
U. 8TAN,i?Ct* —Major General
a., has been detailed
.l’—1** upqu ue tai tea as a
•et of eoneL-W>mm 8810,1 created by ngrtM, approved August 19,
permanently continued here.
GOOD START IN LIFE.
Baby Blaine-Mc Corm lek’h Elaborate and Expenaive Outfit.
,0ct- ^.-Little Baby Hlaine-McCormick, who made his entree a couple of weeks ago at Baltimore, starts life with a 51.700 bassinet and trousseau. Advices from Baltimore say that the furniture of the toilet basket is ivory bound, with the family monogram incribed in silver, turquoise and small diamonds. The tiny shirts and are made of woven silk, skirts, dresses and bibs pure linen, finished Valenciennes lace;
caps All the are of with real the beautiful
flannels are hand embellished with white silk in Marguerites aud rosebud designs, and in the blankets and larrycoats the initials are boldly and beautifully raised in art needlework. Not only in the youngster’s spoon silver, but the soap box, the rattle and belts, the drinking mug, the fork and platter are of sterling metal, and there are solid gold pins for the baby’s handkerchiefs and rings by the dozen for his babyship^ fingers.
BURLINGTON. IOWA. WEDNESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER
BttUNCS IS SAVED.
The iowa Supremo Court Holds Kingsley Committed Suioide.
7. C'“'°“ *“ »r JOU*. Granger-
““T** f« Governing
•town. of th. Lower Curt-General iowa
braska. The state officers of the league are J. C. NY. Coxe, president; H.G. Everett, secretary, and Miss Mary Kennedy, corresponding secretary. The convention will last several days, and ample ar-rangements will be made for the entertainment of its members.
GEAR AT RIVERSIDE.
court at county. It decision that
IN EXTRA SESSION.
The Ohio Legislature Reconvened Governor.
Columbus. Ohio, Oct. 14.—1The Ohio state legislature convened in extra session at ten o’clock this morning and after the reading of the call the joint committee waited upon the governor who submitted a message. This was read and referred to the judiciary committee and a recess was taken until 2:30 this afternoon. The message sets forth that the session is called because of the deplorable condition of the public service at Cincinnati and for the purpose of securing necessary legislation to give the people an opportunity to select members of certain boards at the November election. He says it is unnecessary to enumerate the charges of crookedness which have been made, concerning which the majority of the members are informed. The message says that the time has come to regulate and adopt a new charter for Cincinnati, as already proposed.
President Woodruff* Says Mormons Will Obey Constitutional Laws.
New York, Oct. 14.—The Independent will publish to-morrow articles received by telegraph from President Woodruff of the Mormon church, and Governor Thomas, of Utah, concerning the action of the Mormon conference of October 6, forbidding polygamy.
President Woodruff says: ‘The action
of congress is conclusive. The church has no disposition to violate the laws or defy the government. A revelation of God requires us to obey the constitutional laws of the land. Judge Zaue has recognized the action of the church as sincere and fiual and has rescinded the rule excluding Mormon aliens from naturalization.”
Governor Thomas said: “The mani
festo of the president of the church has now been confirmed by conference. It comes with the force of a new revelation and whatever doubt may have been expressed as to the purpose and effect of the manifesto as first sent out, they now seem removed. The gentiles rejoice that the contest begun so many years ago against polygamy, has finally triumphed; for they believe never again will polygamy nourish on American soil. This is the most important event that has occured in the Mormon church in years and it is believed will result in greatly advancing the material interests and prosperity of the territory.
[Special to The Hawk-Eye.)
Hillier?.’ °Ct- u - The case of M.
Willis S Rinw? 0f tbe murder of ins fs. Kingsley, county attorney of
be?TlM-“l7’ at Wav"r|y «» De> em-the TnLo *’ a8aib been reversed by
was il«d mZZrBrTh?8 deHsiu"
tv in ddick in Bremer eoun'
sLtLni!?* ! ng8 being convicted aud
verdict of n° In^pidf0Dment for life on a 'ptjr V of murder in the second degree. The decision was reversed and a second trial resulting as before was held in Judge John J. Ney’s district Waterloo, Black Hawk Is Judge Ney’s
JS now reversed. The opin
ion is very lengthy, reviewing the evidence from the beginning. The facts upon which the decision is based is that Kingsley was found in his office fatally wounded by a pistol shot; that beside him lay the revolver from which the shot was bred and in a position in which it might naturally have been if discharged by himself; that the pistol,when discharged. must have been placed with the muzzle against the face and under the eyebrow as evidenced by the eyelash** being burned, and the nose burned and powder stained below the wound, and the eyebrow and face above the wound being unaffected; that he was a man of good physique, in the vigor of bis physical manhood, and if observing capable of and prompted by law of self-preservation would have prevented a deadly assault with a pistol placed against his face; that such a position of tile revolver is a natural one for a person committing suicide and an unnatural one for one taking the life of another even in the absence of anticipated resistance: that but two shots were fired and but two balls have ever beeu discovered, one in the head of Kingsley and one against the back of the defendant: that it is inevitable that both shots were fired by the same person and by either Kingsley or defendant; that immediately preceding the tragic occurrence aud connected with it was an altercation involving charges against Kingsley so grave and important to the parties as from their truth or falsity were provocations of the moment to serve either as a for the taking of human life. With these undisputed facts uninfluenced by others the verdict of all men would be “that the shots were fired by Kingsley.” They would not sustain a verdict against the defendant even on a basis of probability. They are also of the opinion that the far-famed bullet holes in the clothing substantiate the above fact. Judge Ney, refusing a new trial although convinced that the verdict was contrary *to the evidence introduced, was severely criticized and censured. In conclusion the court says; “After a second trial we may reasonably conclude that the facts on which the state relies for conviction are fully presented and that the state may probably determine the propriety of further prosecution. We have announced our views as to sufficiency of evidence to sustain conviction. Our conclusion in this respect is in harmony with that of the judge who presided at the trial and gave to the testimony long and patient attention with many added opportunities to know its value and because of this, we are less reluctant to interfere with the verdict because of the want of evidence than we otherwise would be under well known rule as to caution in such cases. These considerations make our duty plain and the judgment of the district court is again reversed. The decision is so positive that it will undoubtedly end the case. If the Bremer county authorities do not at once dismiss the prosecution Billings can be released in a few days on a writ of habeas carpus.
Other decisions: State vs Mahan,
from Clinton county, reversed; Thiessen vs. City of Belle Plaine, appellant, from Benton county, reversed; Potter, appellant, vs. Kennelly, from Monroe county, reversed; State vs. O’Brien, appellant, from Marshall county: affirmed.
He Im Accorded a Warm Reception log Speech, tCorrespondence of Tub Hawk-Eyb.]
^Riverside, la., Oct. 14.—Mouday*eve-j0rd 8 hall was crowded despite the bad weather, even some fifty ladies centum! out to hear the champion of republicanism. The speaker was at hts best and no more attentive audience ever greeted a speaker than Old Business faced on that evening. In clear and forcible language he presented the issues, showing facts and figures to bring out his points understandingly, and for two hours and twenty minutes gave invincible arguments in favor of the doctrine he champions. It. was a grand treat, aud so logically were the issues discussed that, much good will result therefrom.
his discussion he said the tai in was a dry issuo for an audience, but we refute the charge from the simple fact that it take?, a mighty interesting speaker to? hold an audience two hours, and the ex-governor made the subject so full of interest that not a voter left the room and hardly a shuffle of the feet could be heard, so interested were the people. Ho is not what you would call an orator, but his long experience in public affaire places him to a great advantage and the bard facts just roll out word after word and so convincing, because he is acquainted and knows whereof he speaks. How he did talk about the McKinley bill, bringing out Its advaniages and the great benefit the country would derive from it. How important it was to our agricultural interests, merchandise, wool, binding twine; how it related to sugar, etc.; spoke of ihe development of the beet sugar industry; discussed the liquor question; showed up the falsity of the statement that American agricultural implements were sold cheaper in foreign markets than at home: denounced the story of the Chicago boot and shoe dealer marking an advance price on goods on account of the McKinley hill, as a very cheap campaign tie. After talking about the markets of the world aud how they were governed, lie took up the silver bill, the pension disability bill, cited the lottery bill, the (mis) representation in congress from the south, and many other facts, all of which were logically and conclusively brought out. It was an earnest appeal to the voters, and although many important questions were left out, owing to time, it was an invincible argument, and is bound to result in good and to the credit of our able and worthy congressman.
VIRTUALLY AN ACT OF WAR.
Great Britain’s Occupation of the Zambesi Rirer.
Strong Retaliation Feeling in Portugal —Evidences of a Franco-Russian Alliance—Mn. Booth'* Bu. rial — Foreign Note*.
king recently refused an audience to Tindall, who thereupon charged the ministry with violating the constitution, basing his accusation on the ground that the king, lf sane, ought to be visible, otherwise a regency should be established. Tindall to-day made a speech demanding the establishment of a regency. A resolution to the effect that the interest of royalty had been seriously prejudiced and that the crown had lost prestige was adopted.
Many Vessels in Danger of Wreck on the Big Lakes.
London, Oct. 14.—It looks as lf Lord Salisbury was trying to force a war upon Portugal in order to revive the jiugo feeling in England and divert public attention from home affairs Indeed, if rumors which have reached London within the last twenty-four hours should turn out to be true, acts of hostility amounting to war have already been committed. The greatest excitement prevails throughout Portugal over the news from Zambesi, whirh, if confirmed, will show that England is determined to enforce the provisions of the Anglo-Portuguese convention without waiting for the approval of Portugal. England has for a long time aspired to the control of the Zambesi river, and the free navigation of that important stream was the leading clause in the convention which has aroused so much opposition in Lisbon. In accordance with the ultimatum which was sent by Lord Salisbury, the English have now forcibly entered the river, thereby ignoring Portugal’s right to approve or disapprove the compact and virtually committing an act of war. The feeling of the Portuguese generally is strongly in favor of retaliation against Great Britain and the socialists are doing all they can to stimulate the popular excitement. A revolution is feared. Several Spanish men-of-war and an Italian naval division are at Lisbon, watching the course of events.
IMlloa and O'Brien'* Whereabout*. I
London, Oct. 14.—The StatuUird'*
I aris correspondent says: “It Is re- j ported that Dillon and O'Brien have just I passed through Paris en route to Rome.” *
Several Schooner* Ashore and n Xoinlty of I.ive* Lost— Heavy Storm* in West Virgin!*—Prairie Fire* in North Dakota.
Three Servant* Burned to Death.
Berlin, (kit. 14.—In a fire on the Schemachthagen estate near Schewerin to-day three servants burned to death. Many cattie perished
THE IOWA STATE ALLIANCE
utmost importance that there full representation from every
It Will Meet in Annual Convention De* Moines on October 29.
DKS Moines, Oct. 14.—The president of the state farmers’ alliance has issued a call for the annual convention, to be held in this city October 29. at Hibernian hall. The ratio of representation will be one delegate from each local and three delegates from each county alliance. The call says:
“It Is the should be a local alliance.
"The past year has been one of the most eventful, not only in the history of the low* alliance but in the alliance work ovt*r the entire United State*. The work of organization has been pushed with great energy and rapidity everywhere, and especially in the Iowa alliance.
• Several hundred new alliances will be presented f..>r the first time in our annual meeting and it is therefore important that this new element should bo fully represented and that, as a result of this meeting there should be a unity of sentiment both in matter of belief and policy, that will enable the alllianccto move onward to greater achievements in The future than has been made in the past
"To this end the local alliances should consult aud select truly representative men by whose matured and well considered judgment they are willing to be guided.
"In addition to the usual discussion of public measures and policies and the election of officers, the 'question of giving the local alliances power to adopt secret work when they deem it expedient will be brought before the alliance in accordance with a resolution adopted by the ex> cutive board. Other measures of great importance will come before the meeting, and therefore a full attendance Is of the utmost importance."
London, Get. 14.—The czar will return this week from his hunting domain in Russian Poland. It is the only place in Europe where wild bison are yet to be found. The czar has shot several with his own hand.
Bi’1*regarded Portuguese Proteat*.
Lisbon. Get. 14.—The governor of Mozambique telegraphed Saturday that the Bpitish stern wheel gunboats which were at Chiudie. at the mouth of the Zambisl, ascended the river notwithstanding the protest of the Portuguese authorities.
Mu* kl rn in Danger.
Cairo, Oct. 14.—Osman Digna is preparing to attack Suakim. Arrangements are being made to send reinforcements.
Detroit, Oct. 14.—The worst storm of the season is reported from the lakes this morning. At Oscoda many vessels had taken refuge in the harbor and were dragging their anchors in Imminent danger of going ashore. At Port Arthur the wind is blowing at the rate of forty miles an hour. Ail the material in use in the construetion of the breakwater has washed away and a considerable portion of the structure is gone. Th* men working on the breakwater were rescued this morning with difficulty. At Alpena the barged. F. Warner was blown ashore and went to pieces. She was owned in Bay City and valued at $5,000. The schooner M. A. Gregory, of Chicago, went ashore in White Fish bay. It is thought she can ie- got off when the seas go down. An immense fleet has taken shelter from the storm In Pigeon bay. Lake Erie.
A Conservative Government Reinstated.
Berne, Oet. 14.—Colonel Kuenzli, the federal commissioner in the canton of Ticino, has quietly reinstated the conservative government and th*- federal cavalry has withdrawn.
The Storm in We*! Virginia.
PlTTSBI KO, Of t. 14 I West Virginia Monday night did a great j deal of damage, to crops, buildings and I railroads, particularly along the Monon-i gahela river and its tributaries. Traffic 1 ‘*n the Baltimore aud Ohio between I Wheeling and Pittsburg was closed until 1 f **’ Uct. 14.—Grand Duke ; this morning when communication wa*
Nu;ho!as. who became insane during the | again established. At Tr(delphi*
Grand Duke Nicholas insane.
recent army maneuver in Volyhinia, will be conveyed to Criraa to spend the win ter.
The new Russian ironclad, the Twelve Apostles, is spoken of by the St. Petersburg newspapers as a pledge that Russia will vet take possession of the Bosporus. The order compelling the Jews to leave Sebastopol was issued, it is explained, because Sebastopol has been made a naval port of Russia, and according to the custom in such cases it was necessary to exclude Jews as foreigners from the limits. The new project of erecting Galicia, the Austrian province of Poland, into a kingdom, with the emperor, Francis Joseph, as king, is laughed at here as a mere dodge to throw dust in the eyes of the Poles.
A Dlnafttriouft Strike.
Sydney, Oet. 14.—In a speech in the chamber to day the premier declared the present strike in Australia had been almost as disastrous to the country as a bombardment. The government, he said, was determined to be supreme.
The King or Holland’* Mad Flight.
The Hague, Oct. it.—The prime minister to-day informed parliament that the conference had decided the king unfit to reign by reason of his illness.
bridge was washed away and rom na mil-I cation with Upper Monongahela ha* ; been suspended. A gentleman who left j Morgantown by boat on Sunday morning arrived to day by train. The only I life lost by the storm so far is William j Winters, of Y’iola, aged nineteen. He had i crossed the creek to rescue a little child I and on his way back the horse iost hi'
I footing and Winters and the animal were I drowned.
A Large Socialist C»ngre«* at Calla*.
Cali as, Oct. 14.—A large socialist congress of collectivists is in session here to consider the question of co-operative organization.
FUNERAL OF MRS. GENERAL BOOTH.
STATE W. C. T. U. CONVENTION.
BOUND TO KILL HIM.
WILL WELCOME REED.
Milwaukee Republican* to Hear the Eminent Main Orator.
Milwaukee, Wis., Oct. 14.—Speaker Reed is coming here to make a speech, but Congressman McKinley will not be called upon, McKinley was booked for this state, but the managers after looking over the situation decided that it would be best not to bring him here. One republican said: “We have a much
better is'^ue here than the tariff law; the little school house is a winner.” Reed will speak here on the evening of the 29th inst , at Schlitz park, and as there is great curiosity to see him he will have a big audience. _______
Gratifying to All.
The high position attained and the universal acceptance and approval of the pleasant liquid fruit remedy Syrup of Figs, as 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.
The President Arrive* in Washington.
Washington, Oct. 14.—The president and party have returned to Washington from their western trip.
As soon as the president had breakfasted he and Mrs. Harrison took a carriage and paid a visit of condolence to the family of the late Justice Miller. The president also ordered the flag on the white house to be put at half-mast as a mark of respect to the memory of the dead jurist.___
The question has been asked, “In *rba,t respect are St. Patrick’s Pills better than
any other?” Try them. You will
that they produce a pleasanter cathartic effect, are more certain in theiraction, aud that they not only Pj1^’ ,bo cleanse the whole system and re«u,;“® the liver and bowels. For sale at
per box by drnggists.__
for not Poking Bate Change*.
Oct. 14.-to-day by
Indictments the United
were reiurueu ^ d
States grand jury a^ain^ the^ ^ Ne^
OWWOB J*** J -o- J__J
Canton and Southern road an i la.
York, Lake Erie and Western for vtola Hon of the interstate commerce law in not posting changes of rates.
An Unknown Enemy Pursuing a Young Man of Batavia, Iowa.
Ottumwa, la., Oct. 15.—Will Fryer, the young man at Batavia who was so mysteriously shot on the night of September I, has recovered enough to wed Miss Alexander. Further mystery is added to the attempted assassination inasmuch as a second attempt was evidently planned on his life Sunday night, the fact until now having been kept secret. Vthile sitting in his room alone he suddenly heard somebody working at the window. By accident his father-in-law approached the house at the same time, carrying a lantern, and saw a man disappear in the darkness. Investigation reveals the fact that the screen over the window had been cut. Detectives are at work and sensational developments are anticipated.
J. Ellen Fo*ter in the Chair— An Inter.
exting Seaton Expected.
[Special to The Hawk-Eye.]
Des Moines, Oct. 14.—The seventeenth annual convention of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union convened to-day. The report of the secretary shows: County organizations, IOO: number of unions. 452; meetings held, 1,721: pledges signed, 10,227; new unions|prganized, 54. The number in attendance at the convention is variously placed at 400 and 450. The meeting will be quite interesting as the question of a non-partisan stand will be brought forth either this evening or to-morrow. J. Ellen Foster presides.
A Franco-Ruxftian Alliance.
London, Oct. 14.—Although there is no formal alliance between France and Russia the evidences of a very close understanding are becoming apparent. The French government has recently voted over 1,000,000 for the improvement of the residence of the ambassador at St. Petersburg. It is known that the object of this is to enable the minister to give a ball this winter at which the czar and czarina will be present. Russian imperial etiquette prevents the emperor from dining at the house of any man below the grade of king, but allows him to take supper at a ball. The French ambassador s house being small, the yard was covered and fitted up as a ballroom last winter and the empress caught a severe cold. Hence the improvement. The coming ball will afford an opportunity for a demonstration of the czar’s good will to France. It is also rumored at Berlin that a new gold loan is being negotiated at Paris for the Russian government. Lord Salisbury has instructed the British minister at Paris to protest against the statement published in the new Russophile journal, the Union Franco~Russe, that the Eugiish government instigated the assassination of the Emperor Paul, of Russia. The paper in question continues to make the most virulent attacks upon the English, accusing their nation of all sorts of crimes.
Throng* of People Witness the Immense Procession of Salvationist*..
London, Oct. 14.—The funeral of Mrs. Catherine Booth, wife of the general of the Salvation Army, took place to-day aud was made the occasion of a great demonstration by that organization. Despite the bad weather thousands of persons assembled on the streets to witness the funeral procession. All railroads entering London ran excursion trains, and the throng in thecity was augmented by immense numbers of Salvationists and their friends from the provinces. There was also a large attendance from foreign countries. The crowd od this occasion surpassed in point of numbers those which gathered to witness the show on the lord mayor's day.
The remains of Mrs. Booth were conveyed to her quarters by Queen Victoria. Her coffin was placed upon a kind of gun carriage, on which were also placed the deceased’s bonnet and bible. When the procession formed to-day the guu carriage was drawn into position in the line. The members of the Booth family then took their plaees and the procession started from the embankment. There were fifteen bands in line. All those who took part in the procession were officers of the army, privates and their friends not being allowed to march. Thousands of persons flocked to the cemetery to witne>s the last rites. The
liiiiiienwe Damage Done to Rancho* and Stock in North Dakota
j Fak4.o, North Dakota, Oct. 14.-—T. S. j Nanderhill, one of the railroad commis-I sinners of North Dakota, resides at Antelope, we>t of the Missouri river, where j he is interested in stock raising. He re-! oorts a deplorable condition of affairs among the ranchmen in his district re-! "ultant from recent unprecedented prai-| rie fires between Hart and Cannonball rivers, and in the valleys of both the de struction bas been almost complete: while about the Kilidear mountain and east of there nothing has been left for the. stoek to live upon. At Riverside ranch at the mouth of the Little Hart river five hundred tons of hay and three .hundred head of cattle were burned up: \At the Parkins ranch, on the Cannonball river, the loss was the heaviest. Wicked ranch lost everything except the buildings. In all settlements in the valleys of the Hart, Cannonball and Knife rivers the loss has been quite heavy, the fire going completely through the villages In almost every instance in the valleys small farmers have lost their crops and feed for winter. During the course of the fire the wind was blowing a hurricane. At Riverside ranch fire-breaks, eight hundred feet in width, had been made, but the flames leaped over them as if they were not there. Ranchmen are inclined to lay these Ares to Indians from the Fort Yates reservation, who come up into the valleys of the Hart, Cannonball and Knife rivers and drive game south, burning the prairies behind them to prevent the game from going before being killed or captured. The ranchmen assert they will be able to get strong circumstantial evidence if not positive proof against these Indians, and propose to take the matter before the proper authorities to prevent a repetition
ANSWERED DEATH’S GALL.
Mr*. Harriet A. Betrim in. of Mt. Flea**' ant. Dead.
[Special to The Hawk-Eye.]
Mt. Pleasant, Oct. 14.—Mrs. Harriet A. Ketcham, wife of Writ. B. Ketch am, died in this city on last evening, after several days’ illness. Mrs. Ketcham was a lady, well known to all Iowans, as well as to the people of many other states, as Iowa’s talented sculptress, and whose home has for many years been in Mt. Pleasant. Her remarkable talent for sculpturing was developed many years ago, and several specimens of her skill are to be seen at the capitol in Des Moines. She spent a year in Rome not long ago, pursuing her studies; and it will be remembered that she was awarded the prize of $500 for the best design for the soldiers' monument to be erected at Des Moines. The funeral will take place tomorrow at two o’clock from her late residence on Madison street in this city.
TO HONOR HER DEAD.
Keokuk Preparing a Memorial Service for Justice Miller and Ex-Secretary Belknap.
[Special to The Hawk-Eye.) Keokuk, la., Oct. 14.—A meeting of the Keokuk Bar and Business Men s association has been called to arrange for appropriate service to the memory of Justice Miller and ex-Secretary Belknap.
The information in the morning dispatches to the effect that the widow of General Belknap desired that his remains be interred in the Arlington cemetery at the national capital and that this would likely be done created considerable surprise and disappointment here as it was confidently expected that the body of the distinguished dead would be laid to rest in the family lot in Oakland cemetery where repose the remains of his first wife and children. Numerous telegrams were sent from here to-day, in behalf of the city, tho G. A. R., other organizations and by private individuals requesting that interment be made here.
Th® Iowa Epworth League.
Des Moines, Oct. 14.—On November 5 a state convention of all the Epworth leagues in Iowa will be held here. There are 270 chapters in the state, and representatives from all of them are expected. Many noted men will speak before the assembly, among them being President Holmes of Simpson college, Indianola: Dr. Gillett, of Cincinnati: B.
editor of the Epworth Herald, Ellen wood. of UnuJn, NV
Found Dead on the Track.
Des Moines, Oct. 14.—The dead body of a man was found on the Rock Island railway track in East Des Moines. He was evidently about forty years old, dressed as a laborer, and had not the appearance of having been ill. The fingers of both hands were gone. He was identified as M. H. McCormick, lived near where he was found, and leaves a wife and a daughter. A few days ago he called upon the mayor and asked for work that a man without hands could do. He said his hands had been frozen off while driving stage in Dakota. The family came here from Sioux Falls.
Lost 91,000 and Her Husband.
Ft. Dodge, la., Oct. 14.—Mrs. A. P. Nelson, of Wesley township, Kossuth county, is minus $1,000 and a husband. A few days ago Mrs. Nelson was notified that she had inherited $1,000 by the death of her father. As soon as the money was received she turned it over to her husband to pay off a mortgage on his farm and other small debts. The mortgage remains, but Mr. Nelson has disappeared, taking not only his wife’s legacy but several hundred dollars that he raised among his friends on the strength of it.
In the Seventh Congressional District. [Special to The Hawk-Eye.)
Des Moines, la., Oct. 14.—The republican congressional convention of the seventh district assembled here to-day. Ole O. Roe, of Nevada, was chairman; W. N. Heaton, of Des Moines, secretary. J. T. Caldwell, of Dallas county, E. R. Hays, of Marion county, and Dr. Dashiel, of Warren county, were candidates. The tenth ballot resulted: Caldwell 38K,
Hays 4514, resulting in the latter’s nomination, which was made unanimous.
Took a Dose of Strychnine.
Marshalltown, la., Oct. 14.—James Miner, a tenant on a farm two miles west of Gilman, committed suicide Sunday night by taking strychnine. Miner sold a load of potatoes at Grinnell, and on returning his wife upbraided him for not getting a better price. He flew into an ungovernable rage, seized a bottle containing poison and rushed oat into the night and was found dying shortly afterwards.
Dillon and O’Brien.
London, Oct. 14.—The latest news about Dillon and O'Brien is that they have landed on the coast of Brittany and are by this time in Havre ready to take the next steamer for New York. There is now no reason to dqjtbt that they boarded a yacht owned by a wealthy Parnellite member named Murphy at a point near Waterford and made straight for the French coast. The trial at Tipperary, now that the chief defendants have escaped, bn* little public interest, and the proceedings consist mainly of wrangles between Ronan, the vulgar and bumptious barrister who has charge of the case for the crown, and counsel for the nationalists. It will result in the conviction of a few unimportant men, but the political coup intended by Secretary Balfour has been balked by the flight of the two leaders whom he hates most among the Parneil-ite members.
gloominess of the scene was added to by J of their present losses the dense fog which never once lifted during the whole proceedings. General Booth stood at the head of the grave and read the burial service. Officers of the army from various ports of England, the British colonies, the American continent and Asia delivered orations.
Portugal’* Ministerial Criai* Nettled.
London, Oct. 14.—The Times' Lisbon correspondent says telegrams from Mozambique report that a British force of eight hundred men has penetrated to Maui ca and that two gunboats have entered the Zarnbisi. This news has removed all reluctance on the part of the ministers to assist Senator Sousa in the task of forming a new cabinet. Thus the crisis is ended. Newspapers abuse England with greater violence than ever.
SOCIALISTS IN A WRANGLE.
Payment on a Draft Stopped.
London, Oct. 14.—The bankruptcy court has issued an order stopping payment on a draft for £7,000 drawn against that sum which was deposited with an American banking firm by James H. Field <fc Co., London bankers, who recently failed. The order was issued at the instance of the firm’s creditors.
Quakers’ International Congress.
London, Oct. 14.—The Quakers’ international congress opened its session at Birmingham yesterday with four hundred and fifty delegates present. This number includes many American and Canadian delegates.
The Cane of the Accused Nationalist*.
Dublin, Oct. 14.—At the request of Ronan, prosecutor for the crown, the court at Tipperary, before which O’Brien and Dillon and other defendants are being tried on charges of conspiracy, to-day dismissed the charge against Mahoney, whose illness prevents his attending court. The trial of the remaining defendants will not proceed.
Foreign Conference on the McKinley Bill.
Pakis, Oct. 14.—The Temps, in commenting on the Berlin Post's statement that European governments were conferring upon the McKinley bill, declares that such conferences amount merely to an exchange of ideas and that no precise proposals have been formulated.
Ll boral* Prove to Be in the Majority the Haile Congrexs.
Halle, Oct. 14.—In the socialist congress to-day an exciting discussion took place between the liberals and extremists. in which the former proved to b<* in the majority. Herr Silver advocated agitation by parliamentary methods and denounced those who were opposed to achieving the alm^ of socialism with the weapons furnished by the law and constitution. The congress finally voted a resolution in favor of Herr Singer’s views, much to the disappointment of the most violent eimenet of the party. The feeling against Herr YY’erner, who i> accused of insincerity and of being a socialist for revenue only, is growing, and it appears certain that he will not be permitted to remain in the congress. The congress agreed to appoint a committee to inquire into the disputes between the socialist parliameutery leaders aud the Berlin opposition. Resolutions were adopted declaring that the socialist deputies in the reichstag should continue to urge the demands of the social democrats against the ruling of the middle classes; their legislative activity should be d‘rected toward the improvement of the position of the working classes both politically aud economically: the party should also maintain the existing right cf the coalition until the full liberty of the meeting and association had been reached. Liebknechtattributed the onslaught against parliamentarism in the press to a misunderstanding. The nation found fault with parliament, not because the people’s rights were not better studied by that body, bat because of the stupidity of its indifference to the subject. Several foreign delegates made their first appearance to-day and were received with enthusiasm. An especially warm welcome was given to Frau Marx, the daughter of Karl Marx, and Mdlie Guesde and Ferroul, who represent the French socialist congress.
Interataie Commerce Hail way Anociation PreHideot* Dl*cu*n the Situation.
Chicago, Get. 14.—The presidents of the lines in the Interstate Commerce Railway association held a meeting today and disc ussed the railway situation for some time. They hardly cerned to thin7 the emergency sufficiently strong to justify them in doing anything now toward reorganizing the association or attempting to straighten out the complications that exist in the freight and passenger traffic.
FOUGHT A DUEL.
Tragic Ending of Family Trouble* in North Carolina.
Lexington, N. C.. Oct. 14.—For -ome time past Jno. Mc Bary has been suspicious of a relation between his wife and Oscar Barringer. A short time ago he ordered Barringer out of his house and warned him to keep away on penalty of trouble. Last week, however. Barringer sent a note to Mrs. McRary asking for a meeting. It fell into the hands of the husband, who sent word to Barringer that he must leave the state or fight a duel. Barringer decided to fight and the men met last Saturday. Barringer was killed and McRarv has fled.
Justin 8. Morrill Re-Elected to the Senate
Montpelier, Vt., Oct. 14.—In the senate to-day Justin S. Morrill received 27 votes for United Stetes senator; Edward J. Phelps one. In the house Morrill 157, Phelps 56. Both houses will meet in joint session Wednesday and formally announce the election of Mr. Morrill.
Base Ball Property Sold by the Sheriff.
Philadelphia, Oct. 14.—The effects of the Athletic Base Ball club at Twenty-Sixth and Jefferson streets have been sold by the sheriff for less than $500 to satisfy a claim for $1,200 for rent.
Christian Church Convention.
Des Moines, la., Oct. 14.—The general convention of Christian churches in America wiil begin it session in this city October 20 and continue five days. Representatives from foreign lands are expected, and the membership of the convention will aggregate nearly a thousand persons.
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Disappeared With *25,000.
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The Eaet Sorry Regimental Mutiny.
London, Oct. 14.—Nothing is known at the war office regarding the reported mutinous actious of the East Surry regiment.
The London Dock Dispute Settled.
London, Oct. 14.—The dock dispute has been settled on the basis of the payment of a shilling per ton for unloading instead of the hour rate.
A Coalition Mlniatry.
Lisbon, Oct. 14.—The new cabinet today took the oath of allegiance to the king. The ministry Is a coalition one.
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Foreign Iron Men Visiting Chicago.
Chicago, Oct. 14.—The English and German iron and steel men have broken up into parties and under the guidance of local committees are visiting points of interest in and about the city.
Chairman Cooley Beaume* Hi* Duties.
Ann Harbor, Mich., Oct. 14.—Judge Cooley left last night for Washington to resume his duties as chairman of the interstate commerce committee.
Miner* Granted an Advance.
Ishpeming. Mich., Oct. 14.—The Detroit mine owners have conceded the demands of the striking miners. Th* I ake
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The Revision Committee Adjourn*.
Pittsburg. Ort. 14. —The revision committee of the Presbyterian general assembly closed Its first session to-day. to meet again at Washington on February 4, 1891. The chief discussions of the committee were upon chapters three, six, nine and ten. Several changes were made, subject to revision, in chapters three, four, six, seven and ten. The discussions of the committee have been thoroughly harmonious and the conclusions reached thus far were practically unanimous The committee believes the report will be fully adopted, which will receive the approval of the general assembly and be adopted by the presbyteries.
The Brotherhood of Engineer*.
PVrISBERG, Oct. 14.—The twenty-seventh annual convention of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers begins here to-morrow. The executive committee was In session to-day. One feature in the line of new business is the proposition to accept a memoership in the
* °rder of Rahway Employes. Lblef Arthur would not express any views on this matter, saying it is for the convention to deride. It is understood General Master Workman Powderly, of the Knights of Labor, will lay an important communication before the convention. Its nature is not known.
A prominent physician and old army surgeon in eastern Iowa was called away from home for a few days; during his absence one of the children contracted a severe cold aud his wife bought a bottle of Chamberlain’s Cough Remedy for it. They were so much pleased with the remedy that they afterwards used several bottles at various times. He said, rrom his experience with it, he regarded it as the most reliable preparation In use for colds, and that It came the nearest being a specific of any medicine he had ever seen. 3
Commander Charlo* L. Huntington Dead
Saratoga, N. Y., Oct. 14—Com-mader Charles L. Huntington, commandant of the navy yard died here this afternoon. He has been ill for several months. He was a nativeof Springfield Illinois.
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