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Atlantic Weekly Telegraph (Newspaper) - March 22, 1893, Atlantic, Iowa THE WEEKLY MARCH VOLUME NUMBER The Hard Coal Combine Gets a Black COURTS REFUSE TO AID The Mlnnestta Court Decides It Has No Jurisdiction Over Leg filnture Sued For Damages bj the Trust March The Minnesota Bureau of Coal known to the general public as the hard coal received a black eye at every turn There was a wild scene in the district court at 11 Representative Richard in possession of the letter books of John general manager of the had just been placed on the when Assistant Sergeantat Arms Wells of the house of representa appeared and demanded the body of Averted a Several deputy sheriffs and other officers of the court moved forward and a conflict seemed when Judge Egan dismissed Walsh from the and told him he could go to the capitol if he Sergentatarms wells had just come from the capitol with an order from the house for The house had been in a frenzy lor an hour and had just began praparing impeach ment proceedings when Walsh ap peared on the Excitement In thn In the senate sensational speeches were being Senator Sanborn in troduced a resolution referring the controversy over the letter books to the six judges of Ramsey county sitting en This excited the ire of Senator Donnelly who said the legislature is It does not have to look to the little court of Ramsey county for a We send for seize them as the resolution and I cannot understand why these quibbles should be raised in defence of any in iquitous gang of thieves and The State is Aroused and we must It would take very little to arouse the people of and cause the members of the iniquitous combine to dangle from the The Sanborn resolution was defeated 34 to At the afternoon session of the district court Judge Egan made the legislators victory by deciding that his court had no jurisdiction over members or officers of the and could not compel them give up the books Of the combine in their Rhodes Wants The latest sensational turn of the case was taken when John gen eral manager of the coal brought suit in the district court for damages against the joint legis lative committee and its alleging that they kept from him his property and ruined his ANOTHER HARRIS a New York on Trial For Murdering His NEW March Robert Buchanan was put on trial here before Recorder for murdering his It was considered a remarkable coincidence that the last act in the wife poisoning should immediately pro cede the The were remarkably Both men were fa oulliar with both were ac cusod of using morphine as the instru ment of in his tried to raise a doubt as to the cause of but in his supplementary affida vits advanced the theory that his was addicted to the use of on the other it is will allege that his wife was addict ed to the use of that the drug was self Buchanan had been an inmate of a disorderly in be fore the accused married Buchanan was a struggling young Three days before her mar riage she made a will and bequeathed everything she possessed to her who was 10 years her The couple did not live happily She threatened to return to her old She was taken ill and died on April J8 at their house on Eleventh The body was exhumed later and traces of morphine Bu rhanan was Meanwhile he had gone to Nova Scotia and married again his first wife from whom he had been Suspended the Entire March entire senior class in the medical department of the state university has been suspend Some time ago the class objected to the quality of the bodies presented for but experts pronounced them all The students said Dean who holds the chair of medical has exceeded his authori and they complained of the matter to President instead of to the executive The com mittee asked the boys to apologize which they refused to do being suspended as a Will Offer Harrison the March trus tees of the state university at Blooin jngton have determined to offer ex President Harrison the presidency of that and several of them were here in consultation over the The plan of the trustees is to make Harrison president of the with the understanding that he will give the university only a limited amount of personal They will expect him to visit the univer sity at stated intervals and to look after the WHX PUSH THIS fiidepttiiclentH In Caucus Decide to Follow Up I ho Invin March The Independ ents held a caucus on the matter of ini peachmont proceedings against thf board of public lands and buildings and with only four votes in the to proceed with the impeach LINCOLN Rallroaii Managers Doing All They Can to Defeat the Rate March is an im mense amount of pressure being brought to bear on Republican senators who are supposed to be in favor of railroad legis The object is to defeat the maximum rate which is a special House roll by amends the bribery and should it become a law would revolutionize many things connected with public office and Heretofore the truth has been that it was almost impossible to secure a con viction from the fact that the person giving or offering the bribe and the one accepting or soliciting it were equally making it impossible for one to testify against the other without crim inating The proposed law changes this state of affairs in that it provides that the party first exposing bribery or attempted bribery to the proper authority shall be released from criminal liability It promises a great deal in the way of increasing po litical The bill has passed the The time of the house and senate waa spent in routine a few bills being RIVALLING THE Kansas Republicans Seeking to Uncover March indus try of the Populists in seeking to oppose corruption during the late legislature has stirred up the who are about ready to spring another Sensation on Kansas They are unwilling to give names and details until they get their witnesses before the and as the story has no connection with the original object of the investigation it is possible that the committee may vote not to go into The story briefly told is that two one of and one of were i raised to defeat the Wyaudotte county j fee and the bill abolishing the court of common pleas of that Both i bills were It is reported that a who was not a member of the secured the fee bill and burned The senate investigation committee will resume its with Judge Lagate on the Another important witness who has been sub is exAttorney General Brad It is said that he will swear that both Cleese and Little had knowledge of the UNDER THE Secretary Smith Has Matters Under SOME DETAILS TO BE Hie Famous Cherokee Strip Will Be Opened For Settlement M Soon as Ar rangements Can Be Are Waiting March Hoke Smith is making active prepara tions to carry into effect the act ratify ing the agreement with the ceding the government the Cherokee Strip in the Indiun In a letter to principal Chief the secretory advisee him as to what steps are necessary to be taken on the part of the and suggests that he call the national council together to take action as to the allotments and other details as they may see In a letter to Governor of the secretary asks for information and sug gestions as to the establishment of the new and other matters con nected with the proposed opening of the Strip to public Preparing Allotment The commissioner of Indian affairs has been directed to prepare rules and regulations to govern in making the allotments provided for in the agree for which there are already on file more than a hundred In view of this complication Chief Harris has been requested to indicate what the views of the councilors are in regard to The assistant attorney eeneral has received instructions as to the payment to the Shawneese and Delawares of their respective shares in the proceeds of the sale to the govern and all other needful preparations are being made to hasten the opening of the Strip to No Disposition to Force James United States Indian now at Arkansas in a report just received at the interior expresses the opinion that there are many people camped about Ar kansas City and Caldwell and many have rented houses in each of these cities waiting for the but after thorough investigation of the he does not find any disposition to enter the strip before it is formally and legally opened to and this he is shared by Colonel who is in command of all the troops on the and Captain Forebushand Super intendent who are in command at Chilocco and Caldwell NO CHANGE AT THE March from to Hollinjuer A quiet and uninteresting wheat market today and the fluctuations The position ot the marked Is July is so much un der May we regard It as the best Crop reports are rather The majority of reports repoi t serious damage to the grow ing winter Gables dull and Weather favorable for all spring I3usi ness in corn Is Fine weather causes a bearish Cash lots are in flue demand but at about Vi cent less money than yesterday We believe May corn will sell about 40 If t does it will do to buy some export d maud from Louis where bushels purchased Oats here is nothing Provisions are very strong absence of meats and light receipts hogs restricts business and will until we have heavier May I SHORT OpenjHlgh fis 78 44 32 32 73H 76 44 32H Low 43 43J4 32 1210 32 32 1802 Yester days 43 82 32 1225 CAK 279 ESTIMATED Cash flax 21 Three Men Supposed to Be Buried by a Fallen March a heavy gale of wind Monday the west wall of the burned Wheeler Opera which was left standing after last Friday mornings was blown completely wrecking the build ings recently occupied by Peter and and tearing the east side out of a three story building owned by Gil flour and feed Par ker sold out his business to George and it is thought Davk and two others have been buried in tlu An explosion of gas or oil followed the falling of the and in a few minutes names shot up from the An alarm of fire brought two companies to the and in a short time the blaze was under The ruins are in such shape that it will be impossible to make anv examination of them before morn The loss on the three buildings will be about He Will Be March case Jacques Licco whose extradition is demanded by the Austrian govern on a charge of was be fore United States Commissioner The documentary evidence in troduced included copies of the ac ceptance which Adutt is accused of having and letters written by Adutt to friends in in which he acknowledged having defrauded the Vienna firm with whom he was em The court found that Adutt was properly and ordered the United States marshal to keep him in custody until the proper extradition for his transfer to the Austrian shall have been made Prairie Very March The prairie fires which have been sweeping western Kansas have caused great de struction of property and loss of life in Lane and Wichita In Wichita county Saturday the flames swept over the home of John Ericsson in the night and his house was completely In rescuing his little daughter Ericssen was so badly burned that he died Thomas Jenison lost 60 head of which were pasturedin an fenced with barb wire and could not Loss of much other property and live stock is Urging Them to IVIake NEW March Gotnp president of the American Federa ion of has ad dressed a circular o the trade and labor unions of Anieri urging them to join in making a united protest against the proposed treaty between the United States and Policy of the Pension Office Will Con tinue as In the March is ex pected that within the next few days the president will send to the senate the nomination of a commissioner of pen and any changes in the policy as to pensions and reorganizations will be deferred nntil General Ranms successor has had an opportunity to familiarize himself with the duties and needs of the In the meantime Secretary Smith will continue to sign all pension certifi cates as they are presented to The daily issue of pension certificates has fallen off very if during the present month and no material re duction is It is stated to be Secretary Smiths firm purpose to faithfully administer the pension laws as they and no one who furnishes evidence proving his right to a under the will be denied full jus It is also on equally good that questiona ble cases will be thoroughly investi to the end that fraudulent and improper claims may be reduced to a Errors Coining to tiff March nu merous errors that have come to light in the enrollment of the great appropri ation at the last session formed the subject of discussion for nearly an hour of the time that the senate was in ses More than 90 such errors were stated by Hale to have been dis covered by him in the naval appropri ation bill Various resolutions as to clerks of changes o2 were offered but not acted and the senate adjourned until Issued a March mandam us was ordered by the United States supreme court to issue against Judge Caldwell of the western division of the eastern district of command ing him to modify his order as to a suit over lands in the Hot Springs reserva tion in Violated an Order of the March John Arthur the has been arrested on a warrant sworn out by Frank manager of Jacobs Chicago charging per The complaint alleges Frazer made an affidavit recently charging Jacobs with wilfully ignoring an in junction of the United States diatrici restraining him from playing The Noble which is copy righted by Bail was fixed in Granted the March It ha just became generally known that Judg Wright heard the divorce case of Susa Day William in th Champaign county circuit Satui day Day was grante a decree of d LIVE March estimated today o market I estimated today in arket steady to strong I estimated today market CITY March each day at a 30 27 i 26 Wheat AND 00 Fat 93 00 Hogs 7 00 i on GKOOKBIE8 AND lo Corn 12 I 4 00 Sugar 17 EO 20 16 1 00 18 9 90 1 26 Coffee Dried I Coal 6 22S25 1G020 20 76 A TERRIBLE The Stomach Koantml Out of a Work in nn ty a Red Hot March Henry Poin an employe at the Pennsylvania tube met with a horrible acci He was engaged conducting a bar of red hot iron through the when it slipped from the He fore the man was aware he was struck in the stomach with the re ceiving a terrible Mad with pain he seized the bar with his burning his fingers to a but he struggled in vain to free himself from the awful instrument of Only by the aid of his fellow workmen was the man removed from the which had penetrated his stomach and was roasting him He was taken to the homcepathic where he will die of his He is 27 years old and He retained conscious ness all through his terrible Burned With Their March Chris a maker of his father and a boy who lived with Arent were killed by an explosion of fire and the building where Arent zen lived and in which he had his burned Neighbors saw flames coming out of Arentzens house and an alarm was turned When the firemen had subdued the flames they began ft search of the interior of the They stumbled over the bodies of the two men and the which lay in a heap in thn room which had been used for a They were burned almost to a Was Short In Ills Accounta SANTA March Frank receiver at the Boswell United States land disappeared six weeks since and has been mourned as his wife having offered reward for the recovery of his Advices from his old home at Lincoln say that he is short to the government something between and and on Tuesday his bondsmen filed attachments on his Lincoln county property to pro tect them from contingent It is believed this alleged shortage accounts foi Lesnets Denied the March The su preme court haa refused to grant tho petition to admit to bail and to allow it special allocatur to Hugh who stands under conviction and sen tence in the court of oyer and terminer of Allegheny county on the charge of felonious and aggravated assault and battery for an alleged attempt to poison i he workmen at The same tribunal also made a similar order hi che case of the commonwealth against Robert Beatty on an appeal from the court of quarter sessions of Allegheny Do you read ads Does it pay you There is profit in this one for Reasons why you 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of Australia and Jack McGee of Boston for and George the featherweight and George Siddons of New McCarty and McGee fought 10 rounds at the middleweight The contest between these men was the preliminary performance and began at Donoghue was All the prominent sports of this vicinity and many other sections Quite An Interesting The fight was an interesting one from the McGee had slightly the best of the first but McCarthy took the lead in the second by landing sev eral wicked upper Honors were even in the At the end of the fiftti McGee was tired from his own ex and his opponent weak from the In the sixth and seventh McGee gave McCarthy innumerable but the Australian showed himself to be the slowest flghter even seen in Coney and failed to take ad vantage of The fighting in the eighth was und in McCarthys He landed repeatedly on Mc Gees left ear and the Boston boy showed great signs of McGee started the ninth by splitting McCarthys The round was all who fol lowed McCarthy all over the Both men fought like wildcats in the tenth and divided the The contest was declared a Cheers for the The contestants in the first bout were not out of the ring a minute before George Dixon appeared with Tom ORourke and took a seat in the corner occupied by Cueer after cheer greeted the little colored boy as he bowed and acknowledged the greetings from all over tne While waiting for Siddons to the seconds of the men were appoin ed as follows Tom Eddie Daly and Sim Ashe for Dixon and Bill Danny McBride and Jack Siddons for John waj Uifi ac cording to had to knock Sid dons out or best him iu 12 Dix on had not trained for the fight and many thought he was taken at a disad Siddons was in prime condi having trained faithfully and en tered the ring strong and clared a Throughout the contest Dixon did the most of the but didnt appear to be working for a The gen eral verdict is that it was the poorest ex hibition ever seen around these and the crowd was greatly When Referee Eckhardt declared the fight a draw his voice could scarcely be heard above the Governor Lewelllng Very March Lew of is a very sick Since last Friday he has been confined to his room at the Chesterfield On that day he was seized with a hard this was followed by which has grown worse instead of bet His physicians fear that he is in for a serious Killed Them March and his colored mistress were shot and almost instantly killed by Louis a white The tragedy occurred in the house of the whither who was had pursued a colored boy from a neighboring and who had beat him playing Off For SAN March gressman Blount and party boarded the Rusk immediately on their arrival The Rusk then started on her voyage to Believe the Jury Will March Winslow divorce case will consume another day in spite of every effort to bring it to a speedy The sensa tion of the day was caused by the 8 yearold Herbert Rowell who recognized his and climbed to his kuee in the court It is Eopularly believed that the jury will lil to Caused by March by Judson aged 10 one of the wealthiest citizens of this shot William Wilson on the wounding him Miller had been married a second time about a year but had soon afterward sepa rated from his who then secured a Wilson had befriended his Gave the Princess a NEW March Kain lani of Honolulu was a guest of Soroaia That society gave a luncheon the Hotel Savoy at 12 oclock
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