Burlington Weekly Hawkeye Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa March 11, 1865
- A young man named Welch, residing in Marietta township, Marshall county, was recently drowned in a bayou of the Iowa river.
- The Washington Press states that Mr. Geo Farrier, an old and respected citizen residing near that place, committed suicide last week by hanging himself.
- Wm. N. White, a worthy citizen of Mt. Pleasant, died in that place on Tuesday last, after a short illness. His age was 72 years.
- Wm. Ralph and Thomas Daren are now lying in the jail at Keosauqua, charged with the crime of robbery.
- While A.S. Belt and Col. Preston were crossing a stream near Vinton that had become very much swollen by the rains, they drove into deep water and came very near drowning. Their horses were lost.- So says the Cedar Valley Times.
- Otis Briggs has been appointed postmaster at Nevada, vice John Blick, resigned.
- Major Verplanck Van Antwerp has been confirmed by the Senate as Brevet Brigadier General.
- The Dubuque Herald says Miss Eliza Hatch, who is in prison there for infanticide, refuses to take any food, having eaten only about three ounces of nourishment in three days.
- Christian Bauscher, postmaster at Franklin, Lee county, died on the 20th ult, from the effects of arsenic administered to him on the supposition that it was cream of tartar. The poison was taken from Mr. Bauscher's own store by a member of his family who attempted to follow the prescription of a physician.
- While Mr. Shenon was unloading hay at McGregor the other day he fell from the load and the horses, becoming frightened, he was dragged some distance, injuring him severely. His head was badly cut, and two of his ribs were broken. We glean from the McGregor News.