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Cedar Rapids Daily Republican (Newspaper) - September 22, 1898, Cedar Rapids, Iowa CEDAR RAPIDS DAILY REPUBLICAN VOL 86 Til USD A V COUSINS PAYS TRIBUTE TO IOWA Eloquent Oration By the Fifth District at Omaha TRIBUTE TO THE PAST AND PRESENT Growth of he Out of tiie Settlers Analyzed Their Virtues Glance Into the Oration That Was Worthy the and tlis Man XO 17 G Omaha Kepi Iowa froni ihc west attendance at the livz today to about The ot from the o'clock in charge of Commandant Knapp Council Bluffs of Governor and staff General and and prominent citizens in left tho city across the river at noon i The parade liy low Agricultural Collego band followed by UIB First and battalions ol cadets Governor ami Adjutant General and staff preceded by the Following ol Bluffs in carriages came prominent chillis from alt twenty carriages in all In the first rode the ex- position Hon of the day General Harry G McCarthy auditor of Iowa Among prominent in the carriage and Mrs 11 E of lied Oak Vice President Hon S John JI Judge E Warkley R S Bandy A 13 Cummins J Y Stone F X f Parker Hon L IL Jaeger J E Ar- I met one of the oldest settlers of tern of those original seJ characters wit and lias lightened tlic settlers hearts amli ned for many a toilsome of interesting characters who never bores you whom oue always likes to man whose head isj silvered and whoso countenance isj asked him what he re- as the feature of our country and he scratched his head a moment and re- Well I'm no scholar but I've ecu round here sixty years nd I reckon hunt the most important thing is the folks and the farms j What the Present Sees While you rest a little while In this splendid auditorium before Koing I to view the wonders and the beauties exposition and incidentally tha hvay I shall briefly of the folks snd farms of ray native sLite of this empire of the pioneers In doing EO I have some hesitation realizing as I do that are less those In this vast audience who were contemporaries with my grand- fathers in the early settlement of Iowa in the thirties and who are better to tell the tale of toil and triumph which is the glory and the honor of our In such a I feel as though I were standing on the bank of a ficent si ream In the hearing of archs and pilgrims wiio have traveled from its source I look at its swift flowing current and think ol the scenes by which it lias swept In its lonely way rom the wilds where il started 1 ran remember with you tho roaming red man who watched with bad home rule right from the at least they had It in the school which 1 attended The men acd men who fettled the siato were cot who exited to go back la the or as soon as they could prove up oa their claims They were stayers They were not nun to be fay winter or by work Ther were men who that ever amounted iu much In this world unless he had to Most ot simply with the capital of esty good health aod their inherent qualities of character They built their in clearings and watch Jag the curl up In the great wide sky just as patriotic for humble rustic homes as e'er did princes for their castles or for Character Building To a home is a great thing It doesn't matter go much about di- Kings have lived in and pygmies dwelt in but the walls of a home always add lo inherent character In the formation ot character there two elements the inherent auJ the which we bring with us into the world aDd that which give us Somebody There only a small portion ot the earth that produces ple Our pioneers got into a good place They had left doubt fitting on a boulder in the east and tucked things and started for the ers had to be forded to Ire felled cabins bad to be rifle lip kepi the better was Corn and fce had to be ground and on the much the better there was in- Teeth had to be filled and was no painless dentistry Dis- ease and injury must be dealt with nnd the doctor fifty milej away Life thur George McCoid Owen Sloore D The passed through tho streets and entered ex- position grounds at where eral took tho delegation in charge Al the auditorium address were made by Governor Shaw nnd President Wattles ot the exposition Tho oration of dny toy Hon Q Cousins Mr ins spoke Mr President and Fellow Citizens Tho state ol Iowa with ral hospitable hand of greeting extended by and our other sister states In Ibis great empire of pioneers and salutes with reverent patriotism the federal government of tho Slates In the words that original anil pottle who has voiced so well the thoughts and Ings of our wetland who has made tho name of Kansas known for- ever in the world of Slates arc not great Except as men may make them Men arc not great except they do and All merit From braving the unequal AH glory from dating to begin bare of the ablest most noted Americana what they sard as the chief thing or leading ture fit the Trans-Mississippi region The other day Jealous eye the criming of this Anglo- Saxon stream civilization I can marvel you at of the products of Us soil watered with the tears of happiness and ml 1 can realize wilh yoti the and of its and the ot its less womanhood lint of Its landscape farther up its tributaries and its Ins its and huts and wonders its of lite the slory is far better told by him tired feel have trudged along ths way hands have and whose hair has turned lo gray Iowa's Early History Iowa became a territory witb the capital at Turlington In and was ad into the union in and has haen in It ever since It makes little difference whether it was first settled by the whites al for mining In l.SS or for trading at Montrose in or opposite Prairie dn Wilen in or a or In county at in 1320 or on tho lower at what Is now known as in or er the first for purposes were made at Burlington anil Davenport in fact Is thai It was well by dys- peptic nor who had come of curiosity Jersey ror by two servants and one hy the best bone and sinew of the middle stales New England and world I do not know that there were any dukes or lords or or duchesses but there were Dutch Irish and Scotch and and and they comrades far back in the stales or may be away in fatherland and the ing letter tarrying with the belated stage fast sturdy denizen and gentle helpmate of the rich and empire guards thee ami the fertile fields are ready to Courage of Ah pampered people of the later generations when you imagine hardships think of the courage and the trials and the Ingenuity of pioneers when there were no hut the forest and the ase the wide and ox Seam tho blue sky the unsolved He Will Nor War Investigator MOVE DUE TO SENATOR PIATT New Calls on President and Makes 3 Protest MILES ASKS FURTHER DELAY Scyt a t about fin i shed hb war commission at work io a e fcr but dent's in- be wjr ID tulay About twenty a nil on got with quite a cf a and driver It the of two or days fi a WAV 10 tny tLe actl sa uu road home wore en vac of for Existing WINS A VICTORY many years tie iad for nd it win days One ou some of tae If continues as as h is now there will be no joint fur topie time are all in our power in lUO evaluation of lu Xo date LAS settled oa as so 1 am unable TO whether the will be Completed in one or four The C4 us to try to the cave of Ihi and lur cargo of but after we decided tbc was entirely our tion Our us to arrange terms ot evacuation nothing more We did rJI we could in the case ever laid the facts Blanca Captain Page of General staff and of Watt's staff havo carted for investigate ilie uf apropos the reported violation of the protocol They will probably make no long stay though that depends on what they fiml art that Rodriguez the commander in Havana ince has sent 1.000 Insurgent troops jo cowboy ruMiers re- to lint hu time oa mcx hero commander of Ihc have j by Acclamation at Inn for a D c ali on he tame They wanted pay and Their papers only arrived last bavins delayed tyr more thin a in from Camp ihc manor in hand and after to the ami Ket riii of them protected that the but as he iKid been cu the frontier for REFORM IDEAS ARE ENDORSED Some hem Ir Adopt ily K II in the of lic ommission may lie and for Ui t for of its An sou McCook of wart I to serve on the haw from the js Then of Rough This n It is impossible L Jonos of and F W nisei of tha to confirm these reports 10 wiir if an and lot The j A yf T J contains tlic the ami ad- oV Me Kinky re- the and which Ud 10 hc with the war and am now in aver all free unlimited ol Tbo of the fin canal a national system of ing from white house wore a smile antl said lie was sure that Cuok would not a of tht commission that ho would turc and the annual Complain of markets in times and then think ot your grandmother when was a blooming listening through the toilsome days and nights for thu wagon home husband from a distant market with ealico and with dressed sold at a doliar a half a hundred maybe bringing homo a little money worth far less per yard than either calico or it was all for the best human character was formed for the development of a great and loyal anil progressive state to shine forever among the stars of tlic federal union Where Ideas Abound Probably tho purest time in tha tory of governments and of men is when they arc painfully intent upon the labor their own development and Most all greatness and i early every original idea fias tome out ot some kind of trouble Whoever gets to greatness Or success without meeting opposition goes in 411 air Most of the of genius have from bleeding hearts There never was a strong and some face without some little line of care And so every circumstance of those early toilsome lives every every home roof 10111 the storm nnd walls contained their sorrows and all the gifts of a soil iii return for careful vation every irritating inconvenience which finally drove some question Ins ind to ponder out all such are as certain in their formation and development ol and mind as are inherent ties hit accompany the origin and mystery of life Experience Somewhere 1 an etching of a faca that wag called and 1 have never forgotten never does forget a fare thill has ideas In it This one was tho illustrated of life There was Youth wild nil fls hope marked here and with General 31 lies is about an- other mailer He has read in the that lliu president Intends o begin very toon after Ott 1 sending to Cuba and he a solemn proles against tic move made He while downpour of rain RICO Repatriation of the Spanish Sellers is Now Well San Juan Hico layed acd the of hack ate thi re BRYAN SQUIRMS Go to Washington in the Hope of His Sept special the Star Croni Kla Col J left for having a leave of absence from yesterday Ho ivill arrive in Washington he expects to meet of Nebraska there see McKinley and make a final effoit lo have tne mustered cui Leo Informed a Star lie had received a positive front lhat as some of the troops were PINGREE'S SWEEPING ciut the Third i be retained until another general re- ity in volunteer army something not to occur Mich S liryait to lie TUB by iu time to be present oil lion of the soldiers began tills during the visit of men of His idr were sick fii the French st to thu for Havre on of r in Kishi sing of his will Kiil parry who heretofore on board the steamer San Francisco in tne governor in ui MI i n i 1 he water front was he unbared way stop about 15 the few or a immediately the most to the in the entire ot a lo the The platform SEES ROUGH RIDERS The ground which is soaked where they to bed rock out malarial ma exhalations until the soil is well to a Assert nrc u Volunteer Kept tlay received a delegation nJ ft of the veil regiment The of the arc from ihc Mexico en roine home Each of the by Captain national was tu Ortega The war and the tlic president wha after them tain General did not make a of the war of talked them in an in- of but he shook with the of the war department This Is a process which men Iroin four to six to There was no madel Ids information and for that reason he people Home hn urc on the formal he deems it I into the inland the but a question has arisen tile nf November The president is not in ihc commission the dis- about the climatic jtl po nml Lao principles of the St of the of the cf IS DC and the ment in the campaign saying cf he was to have an i particularly Ou his own behalf on behalf of the The may uc stated upon high authority he haa no of a into Cuba until it i It may found be found lo vary to at large to thank tho nient tha present delegation iUon of of the Rims and c the present fur the work it had done Your not settled when tins for its in j ortl js one- saidi the filed of equal and just s tcU Uie you left the boats in of twenty or thirty the way topped until MarMas today gave thp of railroad notice to the Spanish troops to anil from and Sunday and from avor the ji few regiments over there to many and on Monday Ftir the Spanish into greater will go and 1 In evacuating the caro as sorm as they are liy Mfl repeal cf tyx tne will ho taken in the of the first regiments They win be who able to the ordeal of a in Julia tions not the most favorable not IK ships but nd the Spanish iu position wi enter the city in order to be lo on tho arrival of the sports here Tho residents of Porto and 10 special sonic of the Americans hero ate a fa mi fon duty in ill be to do r three of the l cil because the Spanish chips returning tc I shall be inio tlic primary school fund cf he please ihs support of Uic party Tho thu of tho which the Stales has throush th of the of time It 3 way anil put on was Mie fcr i tc i the If it I They arc rejoicing over the P of an early to their j Hear has refund to purchase the coal stored It may Hues of strife and care nnd to tc for the use of the Unite which life had placed upon It a large army Cuba TO or And there was he mystic touch of n for later HIP SCORES THE later years like autumn's work in nature nil shaded with the mellow haze of of soft and very vcH with which deft nature crs up her penciled hjr an artist with an v K aro l l nf cf lD Iha and So mind who kne his subject had thought as he had thought felt as he hsd ell dreamed as he had a kincE of picture thai one sees so very seldom only as often as finds I thought Jf a pioneer and well named Experience Early Civil Government Civil government In proceeded with Its rapid The eer n model citizen He knew the necessity for tho laws that were enacted lie did not feel oppressed hy government Ho had experienced tho of robbery and larceny and Knew of the embarrassment and Inconvenience of scalped There was no about rusts and combines because they had themselves for In al If any one would loarn tho true and ion anil philosophy ol mont government of and for and people let him TC is cf ports to C ba ii rhould HEWS OF THR in 1 Tribute to To Out 2 News to Opinion Wai 3 Iowa 4 5 of a Firebug Social C Heard of 7 8 Personal Auditor D of Springs 31 of Ste A Steel of St John's Co in m f CT land Wil Eiam A Preach of SCORES THE to tlic Madrid president of Ihc tha Spanish In published Ii is a spectacle to sec on nil to on each other the blame for the dis- fcr which on all I have always favored unable lo htr at such a Continuing si H is useless lo our WORK IN HARMONY ails to 1 3011 arrived there You have not only done well he said I have doubt you would all be willing to again serve the try in an emergency The response was that they would be to a man We want our colonel to raise a gade instead of a regiment next one of younger members ot the PLACES BLAME ON GEN C W Will New York Sepl II special i t i I 01 e who fhe Cleveland Sent AV ol Ihls city whose son Kurton Melcalf tlied recently at Snn Francisco of pneumonia while at Camp as n member of United States regulars will take steps to have charges preferred against eral Otis now with Ihc American es in the Philippines said I a member of an tion made up ot people all over tho country who have lost relatives or friends enlisted in the regular army fur in the Philippines died through in Ilin post known as Camp Merrill of organization will to bear on the to havo charges preferred against one and I believe il will the object for which our lias the erial of cmr ts of too much the a ready to As the of the said IIP H is give you any details but I a wrong exists In tlic United to the duties and of the com- 5 work It is usually referred i pence torn mission This is a misnomer H should be railed the evacuation fy rom Sau where how cnt lobrIiiB home h'S All that Is to complete the arm i gen en Is lUc I i nil nun of war a powerful That U all we arc allowed to the there IK lint nne peace the one that meels in Cur relations thua far with commissioners have been nml Their Idea of by correspond was to us Joint the after years of i with iha lead- ers Hani for Congress WIs Dahl today nominated for con- by tuc district PRESIDENT'S TRIP POSTPONED Will Jmt In n Url C Sept hss decided to liis for the west ond week of giving only lo reach Omaha by he 12th This la a change from wiiicli an to be- fore MH at Omaha So far he only to visit and It ia now that Hay will ho Mate the president departs for the west and ii hi hoped tho war department's will be well tinder way necessary when thera are dis- away
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