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SPEED OF TRAINS IN IO WA.

Rate of speed of passenger trains, including stops . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Rate of Speed of freight trains, including stops . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

TONNAGE OF ARTICLES TRANSPORTED–WEHOLE LINE.

PER TONS. CHENT. Grain. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,687,547 30.2 Flour. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105.33 1.9 Provisions (beef, pork, lard, etc.). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76,052 1.4 Animals. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 514,966 9.2 Other agricultural products. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38,647 .7 Lumber and forest products. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 764,004 13.7 Coal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,186,072 21.2 Plaster, lime, and Cement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63,183 1.1 Salt. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59,152 1.0 Iron, Steel, and Castings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113.653 2.3 Stone and brick. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104.867 1.9 Manufactures—articles Shipped from point of production. .. 59,390 1.() Merchandise, and other articles not enumerated above. . . . . . S03,277 14.4

Total tons carried. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5,586,140 100.

TONNAGE CROSSING THE MISSISSIPPI I.IVER BRIDGE AT BU RLINGTON. IOWA, FOR THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1884.

East bound number of tons. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,413,061 West bound number of tons. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 832,269

Total tons. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,245,330

TONNAGE CROSSING THE MISSOURI RIVER BRIDGE AT E. PLATTSMOUTH, IOWA, FOR THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1884.

East bound number of tons. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 704,200 West bound number of tons. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 198,890 Total tons. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,203,090

TONNAGE OF ARTICLES TRANSPORTED WITEIIN THE STATE OF IOW. A.

PICR TONS (; F, NT. Grain. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,034,681 38.8 Flour. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37,188 1.4 ProvisióUS (beef, pork, lard, etc.). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39,662 1.5 Animals. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 227,613 8.5 Other agricultural products. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20.885 ().8 Lumber and forest products. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 419,374 15.8 Coal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 360,396 13.5 Plaster, lime, and cement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25,678 ().9) Salt. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36,687 1.4 Iron, Steel, and Castings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44,480 1.8 Stone and brick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27,962 1.0 Manufactures—articles shipped from point of production. .. 52,47% 1.9 Merchandise, and other articles not enumerated above . . . . . 340,112 12.7

Total tons carried. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,666,689 100.

ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS.
EXPRESS COMPANIES.

What express companies run on your road, and on what terms, and what Conditions as to rates, etc.; what kind of business is done by them, and do you take their freights at the depot, or at the office of such express Company? The American Express Company does the ordinary express business On the main line and branches, paying agreed rates for car acCommodations furnished by the company. The express company loads and unloads all freight and cares for the same.

SLEEPING-CARS.

Do sleeping, parlor, or dining-cars run on your road, and if so, on what terms do they run, by whom are they owned, and what charges are made in addition to regular passenger rates? The Pullman Palace Sleeping-car Company runs sleeping-cars on the road. The charges are two dollars per night for double berth. The railroad company runs its own dining cars.

What is the total amount paid by your company to palace or sleeping-car companies, to what companies, and the amount paid to each? Please state fully the arrangement by which these cars run on your road, the terms, and who receives the earnings. The railroad company maintains and repairs the sleeping-cars, and the Pullman Company maintains every

, thing relating to the sleeping apparatus. The Pullman Company receives the entire earnings from sleeping accommodations.

UNITED STATES MAIL IN IOW.A.

What is the compensation paid you by the U. S. Government for the transportation of its mails on your road in Iowa, and on what terms of Service? Main line two times each way, daily (except Sunday), for large Stations. On main line. On the branches and at small stations, Once each Way. Receipts for year ending June 30, 1884, $114,906.82. . . g o

What amount have you paid for receiving and delivering mail to and from stations on your road in IOWa.”

TELEGRAPTI.

How many miles of telegraph are owned by your company in Iowa? 728 miles. *

What other company, if any, owns a line of telegraph on your right of Way in Iowa, and how many miles do each own? No other telegraph Company owns lines on Our road.

LANDS—CONGRESSIONAL GRANT.

‘State the number of acres of land your company has already

received from the Congressional grants. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 358,424 State the number of acres yet to inure to your company from

Congressional grants. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . e o e = * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * None. State the average price at which these lands have been sold Or

Contracted by the Company. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 12.17 State the number of acres Sold. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 338,177.53

State the amount received from sales. . . . $3.279,495.82, price. - 1,090,932.13, int. } 4,370,427.95 State the amount unpaid on Outstanding contracts: - $838,294.59, price. ry A, - 159,152.21, int. } 997,446.80 State the gross amount received from sales, contracts, forfeited

contracts, etc., up to June 30, 1884. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4,882,123.89 State the amount expended in sale and management of lands. 551,465.99 State the amount Of taxes paid on lands. . . . . . . . . . . . * * * * * * g o & s 257,134.15 $tate the amount realized from the sale of lands above the ex

penses incurred in the management and taxes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4,073,523.75

REPORT OF ACCIDENTS FOR IOW.A DURING THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1884.
IRILLED AND INJURED.

DATE. NAMIE AND OCCUPATION. PLACE. CAUSE OF ACCIDENT AND CHARACTER OF INJURY.
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July 5|L. E. Staten, bridgeman.............. Burlington. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Adze slipped ; cut right ankle.
July 6| A. Merimen, laborer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vilisca . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fell off cars ; breast hurt badly.
July 7|J. M. Pa'mer, brakeman. . . . . . . . . . . . . Glendale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fell Oil cars ; left hip and chest bruised.
July 11 D. E. Hyter, brakenhall............... Burlington . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hun over ; found dead.
July 13|J. I. Anderson, laborer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lefflers---------------. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Loading car ; left hand bruised.
July 16] G. N. Thomas, brakemali . . . . . . . . . . . . Creston. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (Yarelessness ; right hip bruised.
July 17| L. Waldsmith, stockman. ............ Creston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fell from top of car ; killed.
July 7| W. J. Martz, School boy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chariton. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Crossing track ; right foot cut off.
..! uly 17|John Johnson, laborer ............... Red Oak. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jul;lped off car ; both legs run over.
July 20|C. N. Howard, machinist............. Burlington . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fell from engine : left side bruised,
July 20 H. J. Schroder, Wiper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [Burlington . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fell under eligine ; Scalded his neck.
July 25 H. McClosky, passenger.............. West of PreSCOtt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jumped from train ; right leg and arm broken.
July 25 John Roman, brakeman . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mt. Pleasant. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Coupling ; killed.
July 29 D. Gilfoy, braken) all. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Burlington. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fell getting in engine ; head cut and wrist sprailued.
July 31| H. Kester, boiler-hlaker. . . . . . . . . . . . . Lefflers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Leg caught between rollers ; right thigh bruised.
July 21. D. Dragoo, citizen.................... Red Oak. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . In Wagon struck by engine ; collar tone broken and head hurt.
July 30|Charles Kinlan, laborer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Creston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Loading rails on car : middle finger left hand cut off.
July 30|Thomas Whalem, Section foreman ...|Ottumwa. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Coal from engine struck him bruised.
August 2. Fred Wettry, blackSmith . . . . . . . . . . . . Lefflers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . to annumer broke from handle ; lower lip Cut.
Augu St 7|J. Specliman, la". Orer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lefflers. . . . . . . . . q s is a s e is o a s m is a e e s a e s - e s as Unloading thes, one struck him ; pelvis bone injured—died.
Allgul St. 7|John Babb, brakeman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . kome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brake wheel slew off ; tore flesh from right hand.
August 7|J. G. Maser, citizen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Red Oak. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Waloridge, train came belliud ; arm broken and tWO
ribs dislocated.
August 11|George Barbet, fireman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pa"ific Junction...................... Jumped ; on account of collision: sprained arm, shoulder and ankle.
August 12|J. A. Holmes, m- Chinist. . . . . . . . . . . . . Lefflers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Standing on ladder and it broke ; sprained back and bruised knee.
August 15 N. Fitzpatrick, citizen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . West of Lucas . . . . . . . . . . . . ............ Drunk, lying side of track ; killed.
All rust 16; George Frame, blacksmith . . . . . . . . . . Lefflers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Piece of hammer broke ; Vein inn left arm cut.
Allg, St 16|E. R. Eggleston, engineer............ East of Fairfield...................... Struck by sever handle ; left wrist sprained.
Allgo St. 17|John White, brakenlal) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stanton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Coupling ; finger of left hand pinched.
August 2|| L. Hallburg, laborer.................. Lefflers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pial) R. fell on laim : Cut, In head.
Allgul St. 22| Ed. Haridge, SWitchman............. Burlington . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Coupling ; left arm taken off.
August 23|J. Kintz. brakeman .................. Wreston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Caught in fr; g : killed. [sprained.
August, 23|George Clure, brakeman............. Murray. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Slack of train taken in while walking over cars; fell, right arm
Allgust 25|J. Snyder, brakelman................. Tyrone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Slack of train taken in while Walking Over CarS ; shoulder dislo-
August, 27|J. W. Galvin, fireman................ Rome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stil, ped On piece of coal ; back of head bruised. [cated.
August 27 |G. W. Gray, brakeman....... ... s is a s = • * Near Russell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Train broke in two, slipped off end ; arm Crushed—amputated.
August 28|J. R. Larmen, carpenter .......... ... [Brooke.......... op o is so s on to . . . . . . . . . . .--- Jumped from train : broken rib and right hip bruised,

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B. Stiles, laborer...... .......... ... ... [Ketcham........ * - - - - - * = e s s s e s to a s e e - - .
Thomas O’Brien, brakeman........ ... Grand River. .........................
A. Murply, Section foreman. . . . . . . . . Lefflers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Dehllis Toomey, laborer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mt. Pleasant..........................
L. W. Prudden, coal heaver. . . . . . . . . ...|Burlington . . . . . . * w w to a s & so a so e s e o 'o e o os e - a -
13. I, Kissinger, boiler-maker. . . . . . . [lesslers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
F. Holloway, citizen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Glen Wood. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
N. P. Collins, sireman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Murray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
D. Mitc. ell, machinist. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lefflers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Stephen Dunn, tramp . . . . . . . . . . . . West of Danville.....................
H. P. McCardle, brakeman........... West Of Danville. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
l'. J. C. Petlit, brakeman.... . . . . . . . . VilliSca. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
P. Hart mall, citizen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lefflers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . o so o e o 'o - - - - - -
R. Sherlook, Switchman.............. Burlington. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
John O'Brien, brakeman....... . . . . . Osceola. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
J. W. Ma Sh, brakeman...... . . . . . . . . Rome. . . . . . . . . . . . * * * * * * * s a e s s is a • * * * * * * *
B. Barnhardl. brakeman.............. hariton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
A Olson, citizen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Burlington. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Jacob Kink, laborer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . K“tcham. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... • * * * * * *
[.. C. Skrusha, W, SWitch man. . . . . . . . . . Ottumwa. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
A. Myers citizen. .................... Mt. Peasant. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
H. L. Lee, citizen...... --............. Ottumwa. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
\{oses Litter, brakeman . . . . . . . . . . . . Creston. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
D. Joyce, citizen. .................... Burlington. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
W. O. Bllsh, citizen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ottumwa. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
\s. W. Brady, engllneer........... . . . . ("nion. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
[.. P. Adams, citizen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Charlton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Frank Drew, Second fireman.... . . . . Grand River... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • * *
! }eorge l'Oreiger, first firelman . . . . . . . . Grand River. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
C. Remington, brakeman . . . . . . . . . . . . ! rand River. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
B. F. Collon, engineer................ Grand River. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Stephen Eills, citizen................. Fairfield . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
William Vance, sire man. . . . . . . . . . . . . Cromwell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
William Buckley, Citizen. . . . . . . . . . . . . Chariton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
W Roach, boy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Corning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
P. Nelson, coalheaWer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Creston. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
W. N. Durr, SWitch man.............. Burlington. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Mike Tobin, switch man . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Creston. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Charles I)earer, brakeman. . . . . . . . . . . Albia. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
J. Mic Murray, brakeman............. Pacific Junction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
James t 'aton, boiler-maker.......... Lefflers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . o e -
Hettenshumb. truckSmith. . . . . . . . . . . . Lefflers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
S. Mulvaney, brakeman.............. Osceola. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • -
W. J. Carson, Switchman ............ Burlings on . . . . . . . . . .- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
[3. B. Wrigint, brakeman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Burlington.... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
J. B. Maxon, assist. Superintendent... Chariton............ ................. o
R. H. Owens, laborer... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . East of Agency. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . & so a
Charles Poole, fireman....... . . . . . . ..|Pacific Junction......................
W. E. West, laborer................ ... Creston. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . to to o q + 4 + ·
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Jumped from train on account of collision ; right leg sprained,
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Junped from t ailm on account of Collision : face Scratched.
Fell from train ; lead and slıoulder bruised.
Struck by piece of coal ; hand bruised.
Crawled under train ; train started ; both feet run over (drumk).
Fell between Cars ; killet 1.
Getting on moving engine ; both feet cut off ; died,
Jumped from cars ; chest injured.
Fell from top of car : left arm broken.
Coupling ; first and second singers of hand crushed.
Jullup" ( from engine on account of Collision ; shoulder dislocated.
Right hand caught in crane ; fore singer binched.

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. Hand caught between draw-bars ; hand badly bruised.
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Co pling ;

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Fell front land-car ; Taco cut.
( ; auge glass broke : llands Scalded.
Lumber pile fell on him ; left leg broken.
Lever slipped off grate ; breast bruised.

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