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Burlington Hawk-Eye (Newspaper) - April 17, 1890, Burlington, Iowa ESTABUSRKD 18S9J THUBSDAY APML M BIMKIB OF TnTf TAB1FF BILL U E PORTED TO THE of such oppressive competition with the foreign cattle aad pork market depressed and obstructed fef various ruinous maa auras of with foreighn agri cultural products crowding our home market your committee have recom mended an increase upon agricultural I With a view of increasing the I number of gainful occupations open to I the fanner the fcas on the Free List with a Bounty Clause Attached Other Important ChangesThe Ion Election April of the minority and majority of the ways and means committee on the tariff bill were presented to the house this after The majority report begini with a statement of the financial situation and estimates the surplus at the end of the present fiscal year to be and deducting the sum required to make payments on the sinking the net surplus receipts over expenditures will be The estimated surplus of the next flsnal year will bo with the amount now on hand and available reaching will justify a reduction of the revenue in the sum contemplated by the bill report ed of and probably more from the customs and say from the internal or a total of I The majority report in part It was the aim of the committee to fix the duties upon that class of manufactured goods and farm products which can be supplied at home so as to discourage the uso of like foreign goods and and secure to our own people and our own producers a home Believ ing that competition among ourselves will fcecure reasonable prices to the consu mers in the future as it has invariably done in We Beet by the increased duties recommended not only to main but to enlarge our own manufac turing and check those supplies from abroad which can be profitably produced at The general policy bill is to foster and promote American production and a diversification of Amer ican industry The committee believe inasmuch as 000 is annually re quired to moot the expenses of the gov it is wiser to tax those foreign competing products which seek a market here iliuii lux our domestic or noncompeting foreign The responding as it believes to the sontimoDt nf the country and recom rnendalions of the submit what they consider to be a just and equitable revision of the while preserving that meas ure of protection which is required for our industrial will se cure a reduction of the revenue derived from customs and internal revenue sources Ten provisions of the bill are discussed in In the case of wool the report cites figures as evidence of an alarming decline in the production and says the advance duties has been recom mended s bounty to growers of As a duty of one dinar pet pond would be required to protect the o Ugh weaving aid the committee decided ao Ugh duty would embarraM the auk wea interests without sufficient to secure the industry M speedily as pos offers the neremsry differential of bounty of one dollar per pound or about twenty per protection on reeled The report To pro duce onr annual importations of reeled silk will require baling aid give work to over twenty thousand persons in the different branchea of the To produce cocoons necessary to tap fly this silk will gives a temporary but remunerative employment to the fami lies of half a million farmers every sea To encourage the production of cocoons and give direct encouragement to producers the committee has also pro vided a bounty of aeven cents per pound for fresh cocoons the bounties to con tinued ten Of the Internal revenue the committee says it recommended the re peal of all statutes imposing restrictions upon the farmers and growers of tobacco so that they may sell with In the report says of the advance in duties on agricultural pro duels as they are far the most part ar ticles which this country can produce to the extent of onr the increased duty will reduce the importations so the entitled upoa the madu of the Men The same proportion is quoted on rye aad the minority adds this shows how futile it is to attempt to afford protection to the farmen by imposing duties upon the im portation of these products and this large and intelligent class of citizens can not be reconciled ia this way to a policy which fhe tsxes npon their not be increased and our hold their own revenues will farmen will The same result will follow in other cases of increase and where the revenue in special cases is the increase wiU be far less than indicated by a com putation based on the theory that im portations will continue lower large as under mended which it is believed will afford ample protection to the wool growing farmers The committee believes the United Slates should produce all the wool it and with adequate de fcisMve legislation it will do The an nual consumption is six hundred million pounds and with the protection afforded by the bill the farmers of the United will at an early day be able to Buppiy the The bill seeks to stop the frauds which have buna so shamelessly practiced in the past by importing wools reaJy for the loom under new to avoid legal Tiie report gives an increase duty on wool and a construction is given to the worsted clause in the existing law as a reason for increasing the duties on woolen goods to protect the manufac tutors The advance in fine grades of it is will diminish im poriationK and thereby reduce instead of increase revenues and transfer to this country the manufacture nf from to 120000000 in woolen now made On the metal schedules the report says that no reduction can be made in pig iron or ore duties without detriment to the existing and the committee has not felt justified in interfering with the further development of our iron ore now so promising in the southorn On sugar the report says The com mittee recommends that sugar up to and including and molasses be placed on the free list with a duty of fourtenths of one cent per pound on refined sugar above and a bounty of two cents per pnund paid from the treasury for the period of fifteen years for all sugar polar izing at least eightyfive per made in this country from beets or sorg hum produced in the United In 1880 the consumption of sueur in the United States or 531 pounds per Of this amount only tons were produced in the United So large a proportion of our sugar is im ported that home production does not materially effect the and the duty is therefore a tax which is added to the price not only of the but of the domestic as a clear made the cost of sugar and molasses con turned by the people of this country in 1889 sbaut one dollar for each women and child more than it would have been if no such duties were Even on assumption that with proper The minority report is slened by all the democratic members of the commit It says the minority contends for the principle of a just and equal taxation upon according to their ability to bear the while the majority in this thoroughly committed itself to a policy of unjust and unequal taxa tion of many for tne benefit or a We an as anxious as the majority can possibly be to promote and en courage American industries and advance the interests of American But we believe both these ob jects can be accomplished by reducing the burdens of taxation and not by in creasing The after months of laborious has been able to satisfy a part only of the demands made upon it The only rem edy is to as far as the artificial burdens and restrictions and give to all of our industries an equal chance in the field of competition at home According to the statements made before the com mittee the protected industries of the country have never been at any time in our history in such a depressed and dis couraging a condition as after nearly thirty years of continued protec agricultural im plements ether necessary minority asks the farmen an be helped by increased duty on rods used m the manufacture of fencing win and iron nor steel for hoops or ties for baling and says if the bill passes the fanners will be the first to de mand nestablishment of the old rates or an abolition of the While the imposition of duties on live animals and other agricultural pro ducts cannot possibly do the fanners any good at the acreages made wiU certainly be a great in jury to them in the market Such a policy is certain to provoke retaliatory legislation from the various countries interested and farmen will soon find themselves without a market for their surplus pro ducts either at home or No reduction has been made in duties unaer any schedule except that relating to sugar and The report critises the sugar bounty and protests against the gross fsvoriteism were asrned to by strict party 32 The oath of office was administered to the new senators and after an executive the senate Tariff BUI and says injustice of such the bounty on a It last years production would have been But as it is expected to encourage pro ducers to supply the entire domestic de the ultimate result even if con sumption remained at last years figures pounds would be an annual payment of in Sugar duty is defended as far more just and equitable than that on many other and while the minority believe the duty should be reduced they cannot see the justice or propriety of making this article free paying bounty and making this excnte for imposing additional taxes on other The minority find it impos sible to state with accuracy the effect of the They express the opinion that the increase on tobacco will be C16 and other items show an increase April commit tee on commerce reported back adversely the resolution directing that the commit tee be appointed to investigate the saving system laid on the from the committee on ways snd reported the tariff bfll and it was ordered printed and nf erred to the committee of the Carlisle presented the views of the minority and McKenna presented his individual views ordered The house then went into committee of the whole on the military academy appropriation bill and after a short time occupied in its the com ruttee rose and the bill was The contested election case of Posey Parrot of the first Indiana district was then taken The committee on elections reported unanimously in favor of the sitting member and the report was Tne contested election case of Bowen Buchanan from the ninth district of Virginia was next called up and a res olution confirming the right of the sit ting member was WASHINGTON Brilliant Baaqws by iHTOAL BEIOH OF THE 8T1TE ED1C1L W3OT AT DD Ike Knit Days ProceedngsLeadiBr Physicians Present fmt All Over the StateInterestng Papers Bead aid Iflnv matted or an debts to emotoyes toaaamount not to exceed two hundred aad fifty doflan to each employe for work performed within nine ty dayrof snat saJiun shall be consid ered at pnfsmk The following seaatonwfll tx ben of the twentyfourth general My Bafley of Wia Oatch of Mark of Buna of BpMal Tn April Iowa of Adding these amount of shown committees added to remaining shows a total to by the the to have been the duties on articles on the dutiable increase of duties on encouragement ally be able we to shall events produce or nearly all the sugar requited for the consumption of our Encourage ment can be given much mon economi cally and effectually by a bounty of two cents per involving an expend tun of but little mon than per with the present production of sugar in this than by the im position of a duty as IB providing that not only raw but also sugar up to ana including 16 be admitted an opportunity is given for the free introduction of yellow sugars suited for family arrangement which will to the people sugar at the lowest price existing in the market of the while even the imported white refined auger be subject to a duty of only fourtenths of one cent Gomming to agricultural the report says the committee has most of its investigation to the conditions of agricultural and Speaking of the depression of it says the enemies of protective ayatem have ao word of criticism for the real causes of the agri cultural no aatisfaetioa of relief from ttc real burdens which an weighing It down but eeizing products at a favorable time they solemnly chance Oat the anerket is doe to the critical OTamtnatinsi of aagtnrfll isanfisring a great many parties en gaged in these industries declared the slightest reduction of duty ould compel them to close their works and discharge their others have even gone so far as to assert that they will be forced to go out of business if the rates of protection an not increased At the same time the laborers in those industries an complain ing of insufficient wages npeated suspen sions of and a general condition of These laborers fully realizing the fact that this system has wholly to increase their earnings or im prove their condition in any have been compelled to organize trades unions and resort to other methods of combina tion and cooperation for self protection and these various organizations now af ford the only efficient means at their command for the preservation of the existing rate of The report states that the remedy proposed by the majority is an imposition of mon taxes upon every article of foreign origin which the people of this country desire to and for which they an ready and anxious to exchange cotton which they corn and wheat they can not oil and coal they cannot and many other The majority bill is framed upon the assump tion that as our industries grow older they grow weaker and more dependent upon the bounty of the It devolves npon those advocates to if they why it is that after the low tariff policy has been abandoned for mon than a quarter of a century and high tariff policy substituted in its the manufacturing and mechanical industries of the country an less able to maintain themselves than they wen when the change was made and when this is done it will still remain for them to show upon what principle of justice or policy the consumers can be periodically subjected to additional tax ation for the exclusive benefit of private business The silk bounty is severely The report csys the bill will increase the tax on wool and woollens per according to last years im but really to a much greater while the taxes on tobacco to the amount of an The minority cannot agree to do this as the price increases on the articles still dutiable outside of the sugar schedules of about and we are satisfied it is more than We do not mean to assert that the bill actually increases the customs revenues 65 000 000 over what it but that it proposes to impose upon articles on the dutiable except sugar and that sum in excess of the amount collected on the same schedules last It places up on the free list articles which yielded a revenue of during the last fiscal and makes a reduc tion of on sugar and molasses and the two amounting to 60 being deducted from leave an increase of more than in the tariff taxation under this of dissents from the sugar he makes an arbitrary and invidious distinc tion between the sugar industry and other distinction inconsist ent with the principle upon which the bill was and upon which it can alone be The tariff may be a tax a bounty is cer tainly and it increases with the production it en The tariff tax lessens with the production and finally vanishes in the competition of home The bounty opens the home markets to foreign The tariff secures a home market to home A as it is is as useless It has no The report attacks of the Among other one grade of cheap be required to pay 106 per but the finest blanket will pay TO per the of the details things it says blankets will coarsest will be 111 per cheapest subject to cent and woolen a duty of the finest sixtysix per cent Women and chil drens cheapest dress gaods with cotton warp an to be taxed 106 per cent and tie finest 78 per cent The lowest grade of woolen cloth wfll pay per cent and the highest grade 86 per cent Oa the asctal schedules the report i thenanmaay lectsasss any reductions Ike have for a longtime been endeavoring to iaorssse oar trade with the people of Central and South America and and aa interaatioaal conferaaos h BOW devise BMaas to aooosapQsh thisnealt justification in the or professions of the republican The republican house of repre sentatives should not set this Who can ssy where the contagion will stop The bounty on raw silk snd co coons is fully as objectionable as on su Speaking of the beet sugar indus McKinley says Must an industry home con is entitled be able to supply sumption before it to protection not done upon which a protective duty can be de nie to sugar it must be denied to every other american Protection must be universal or not at April of the most notable dinners ever given in this city was that given tonight in honor of President Harrison by the delegates of the PanAmeri can The banqueting hall at the Arlington hotel was lavishly and beautifully Besides the president there were present the vice president and the members of the cabi net and the members of the supreme There was also a notable gather ing of army and navy officers and Delegate of proposed the toast The Presi dent of the United The presi dent responded briefly saying he believed the conference would result in enduring peace and good will among the Ameri can He assured the sister rep ublics that the United States is absolute ly and unselfishly WISDOMS BKPLTTO April Win dom today made the following reply to the question addressed to him by Sen ator Plumb The operations of the treasury department have not been con ducted with a view of controlling the fidanoes of the but in pursu ance of a fixed to produce the least possible disturbance of natur al current The purpose of the secretary has beenand to pay out for bonds all the available surplus Other industries have Upon every principal BepvMlou Hears Report froat April house re publican committee on the silver ques tion held a meeting this morning and heard the report of the subcommittee appointed to confer with the subcom mittee of the senate republican commit tee with a view of coming to some agree ment as to the basis for the passage of the silver The subcommittee re ported had been agreed the bill should provide for the purchase of four and a half million ounces of silver every The certificates issued in payment there of to be redeemable in lawful At it the full is committee the members were inclined adopt this basis and voted to do so in discussing the manner of redeeming certificates a senti ment developed in favor of making them redeemable u This proposition was advocated by a majority of the com mittee aad the subcommittee wan in structed to again confer with the senate subcommittee and endeavor to induce them to provide for the redemption cer tificates ia accordance with the views of the house The meeting of the two sub committees will be held this afternoon for that as rapidly as The pursuance of this policy and with a view to keep the money in circulation to the fullest extent the purchases of bonds was so freely made that by Jan uary the available balance of public funds was reduced to less than twenty millions of dollars and this entire amount as well as farther sums amount ing to about eighteen millions were on deposit in national From this it will be seen the en tire surplus and eighteen mil linns in addition wen in In view of this fact and the large dis bursements to be made it was not deemed prudent to draw further upon the re serves in the and therefore the purchase of four per cents wss tem porarily suspended and the government purchases for the time were confined to four and onehalf per cent On toe sixth of when the pur chases of four per cent was the available surplus had reached twenty nine the whole of which was on depaeit in national The amount now on deposited in the national banks is about three millions more than the entire available The president sent to the senate today the following nominations Stephen pension agent at Des Iowa Erastua surveyor general of North Dakota Major Sum fifth lieutenant colonel of the eighth tavalry Captain fourth major of the fifth caval colonel of the tenth cavalry Frst Lieutenant fourth cap THB STJOAB BOUNTY NOT The sugar bounty proposition is not acceptable to the Louisiana producers as is evidenced by the statement submitted by them to the ways and means com The statement requests that the present rates on the gndes of sugar they produce ba LABOR state Medical society met in this city this mooting in its thirtyninth annual with of president The reading of the minutes wss dispensed with and letters of regret were read from several wss read from the secretary of State Medical society inviting a society to send a committee to meeting at May 6 to some action in regard to mak ing an exhibit at the worlds On motion the chair appointed Peck and Among names favonbly reported and voted members the society were Hampton Mus catine and Mary chairman of the section on read a report on the progress made by the medical profession in various branches of including treatment of scarlet typhoid and malarial a very able paper which was also referred for publi In the of nad a paper on the nature and treatment of In it he said that nearly all cases of membraneous croup were caused by diphtheria Of the treatment of diphtheria he claimed that both local and external treatment an necessary in the majority of He gave it as his opinion that diphtheria is mainly and primarily local but in some cases he knew that the dis ease was a constitutional yet the patients have often been treated the Kinnier said he did not favor the use of swabs and for in nearly all instances the membrane becomes in flamed and nw and bad results La Gnnge said he he had also abandoned swabs and was now an advo cate of mercurial treatment and of the use of calomel and crroslve submlimate in diptheris and membraneous Kennedy said that he thought diphtheria is mainly a local disease and patients should be Priestly said that he knew of esses of diphtheria which were constitu snd it was his belief that the disease is a constitutional Phalic ular pharingitis is another and distinct Sill said he was not so sun about He gave instances where several members of a family were afflcted but that the physicians were unable tode cide which was diphtheria and which was something At this evenings session an interest ing letter on the subject of Importance of Accuracy in Diagnosing and Aids to the was read from papers early Coken ower contusion of the King both of which were very interest ing and Tomorrows session will have a large ly increased Burlingtons physicians present stand high and will take a prominent THI DB8BBTBD Secretary Very State central COBB Special to THE DKS April scenes around the capitol building today re mind one of those which can be seen after the desertion of a every side waste paper and In a a few days all will be cleaned and re the movable furniture such as curtains and will be stowed away R Raiaiger of Wfl Smithof Wright Woolson of Henry BaaingaHdt R Bolter of fCteveland of Dodge of Des Gobble of Mosuat of Thomas Rich of Wflliam Schmidt of Shields of Joel Stewart of Poweshiek of Clinton un Sngle and LIMB BBHT FBOU Flrat ratal AeaaasM on Dee Weettto Bsdlwsv Special to Tn DM April 16 first fatal GIL I THE FI01EEI F4 TffiOT ill DEM A XttaUe CeuwetJasi with Early Illinois Days Belatisms with Black HawkA Brotker Editors Speatal to Tmm April death of that patriot and Colonel has not only filled the hearts of many people with profund regret but it brings to mind the fact that he was a noted a heroic and one of that class of provincial journalists who an passing and because of those differing from per was hie pride aa peandiaiteootamas tha mott fastidious Hie accident happened on the electric street I their unswerving integrity and can this evening about six A shine like brighter stan of the small boy by the name of Willie Mills j was riding down Locust Hill on a car going west and just as the car going east wss approaching oa the southwest he jumped off ia front of the aad was run over and killed being liter ally Both legs wen severed from the hanging by men threads of The accident coused considerable excitement A large crowd quickly collected and traffic was suspended for some The coroners jbry was Impanneled and adjourned un til tomorrow No blame can be possibly attached to the motoneeras the child jumped exactly in front of his car and he nally did not know he was then until too late to do TOX mvBif TOM or Tketr COUNCIL April fiftieth anniversary of the wedding of and Amelia Bloomer occurred yester It wss a most notable The persons who gathered by invitation from the east and Bloomer acquired a national reputation many yean ago by originating the costume that bean her She wss also one of the originatoniof the womans rights movement celekrase John Bunwell city April 16 Tea liquor labvr April There was consid erable excitement in Isbor circles this moramg over two report that were made The first one comes from Lon don and is to the effect that the Free Stone Contractors association has found a way of evading the foreign contract law of this country by assuring the men they are trying to secure in England that theyare not authorized to mske any contracts in England but will make a legal argument immediately on their arrival in the United The sec end report is the published statement of member of the bunding trades council a con tract with the meployers not to strike for three years in return for which the men are to receive an advance of ten tioaead it practicable plaa JBfght ne agreed tot ste MtBUHiBeWt of clont thfc bfflis reported which wm not Okly retard reciprocal arrangements for of tact i large lacnases ia the t wools and enbjeet lead liaailvar cna to s not t bat for the lot pmemtimg these articles Aprfl Mitchell gave notice he would address the senate next Tuesday on his constitutional for the election of senators by the OB motion of Onllom the senate bffl to authoriu the coaatruction of a bridge across the river at some ac cessible point between the month of the miaoat and the month of the Missouri was taken from the calendar and election case was again The taken up and Oibsoa addressed the sea ate ia favor of democratic aide of the Kenaa spoke after The Chinese eanmaratioa b up motion of laid oa the BOOM bOto eppropriatiag fore at ABB WawcmafBTaaddividiag the judi cial dhrtrJet of Hbrth sad also SJBBBBS HTl apt for apnhlirtariMtag alHortblk cents per hoar with eight hours as a days Most of the brick layers are non committal on the subject ItAHT VrOBKKBH April At the close of work last evening a great majority of painters bashers wen laid off There was no mon work for them to do and quiat reiga within the chambers of the house and senate for two years The work of the general assembly this been weU While many needed changes of the various laws were not if vicious legislation was The total num ber of laws handed to the governor for his approval numbered but So far but 68 have been deposited in the secre tary of states Secretary Jacksons office is now about the busiest one in the whole and when the RussellHarsh trust bill becomes a for a time at least his duties wiU be greatly Few of onr wise solons an still with the most of them hurrying and rush ing off upon the first tram and the landlords and boardinghouse an happy counting the ac cumulated The state central committee of the re I should meets in Des Aprfl to decide npon the place and date of the next state conven If anyone for a moment expects that that organization is asleep or that Flaw Sioux sellers were arrested saloon men will be prosecuted as soon as the police force can prepare the It is the beginning of a plan to fine the liquor men 050 each per All prosecutions were dropped pending the session of the As the local option bill Mayor re sponding to the demands of business will endeavor to secure a revenue from the Then are 125 places in the city where liquor is illegally April Labor Nor mal Institute of the second congression al district opened a four days session hen Among the noted labor representatives present are Ashby of Des national treasurer of the Farmers Alliance Wheat of Col general worthy foreman of the Knights of Lmbor Fales of New national president of the CoOperative Union of at April morning the body of John Bsrofsky was found suspended by the neck from a beam in a shed in the rear of his brothers saloon in this It was cold and The man was about fifty years of age and has a family in the but is divorced from his He was an invalid and it supposed to have done the act when under despondent feelings due to that Special to Tn Aprfl mystery surrounding the disappearance of Veraon a medical student in His father returned with no and the efforts still be ing made fail to bring say reliable clue to firmament Colonel known for many years as the saga of was thought to be one of the oldest editors in the northwest He was born at Hamp shin January Hen he obtained a fair common school His fathers family subsequently moved to when John entered the office of the Winchester serving a faith ful In 1838 his first editorial aad newspaper ventun was made at Winchester in the establishment of a weekly advocating the support of General Colonel Pattersons first presidential vote cast for that The colonel an ardent democrat and voted for every democratic president from Jackson to Colonel Patterson started for Northern loWa early in the spring of making a voyage down the Ohio river as the flood tide of that memorable season was The journey up the Missis sippi river was a succession of interest ing Louis was then a city of a few thousand inhabitants Rocx Apra morning some little boys wen playiBg raft whea it became o dowBthe river greatly terrified and one of a lad only a few yean sprang iato third time when he was seam the boys insane into the river and had himself gone ia to rescue It wae a hard struggle the man weighted down with hie clothing and thehalf frightened aad nearly maddeasd but he made it got back to the The boy was but by a very small The other lade aadtheir ran weretowed ia without danger or Iowa State Than is a growing sentiment ia republican party for aa early state con Yean it the practice to hold the state convention in June or the Bat in later yean the date has been and the time for a campaign has been until more than a month is now given Alton had been laid rival of her Missouri out as a possible At that time the river trade consisted principally of furs and an of which wen con signed to a branch of the American Fur in this Hancock had just been laid out as a city below historic Fort and from the beautiful site of wooded bluffs and hills bid fair to make a comely if not noted A few miles above on the Iowa shore a post of the American For com pany had been established and the place wss then known aa Traders Point This spot is now occupied by the thriving city of In it was the scene only of a few miserable log huts that wen inhabited principally by In dians and At this time a large number of friendly Indians wen little foractive organisation and Then an two important reasons for a convention in June rather in Au gust or will keep state The first is that it cs distinct from the state conven tion is held late in the it is cus tomary in many counties to hold but one county convention for selecting dele gates to the state convention and for the nomination of county Local politics coming nearer to the an naturally of mon interest to aad sr entirely matters the convention is managed in the interest of local The various candidates to have their particular friends in the convention and frequently WBoee counsel is moat and whose help in state politics is most an kept out of the county conventions bacause they an not mixed up is the local fight over county The convention that i ames dele gates to a state should ba regarded as second in importance to It ia a most important encamped refused to there and accompany they stolidly Black either Gib Pra or Charlie chainnan the excellent an not right up to they dont know what they an talking about Both Pray and Boardman have bean hard at work ia better organizing the republican forces ever since last No Special to Tn DBS April evening Elser a workman at the Linseed Oil works was seriously cut about the feet by breaking through the floor onto a revolving shaft with circular blades used as a ground seed at Special to Tn April republicans elected Hinne presi dent of the board village John Joe Edel Bam License was defeated by twentyfour not elect a The democracy did All headache to Hoffmans Harm less Headache 25 cents per at Henry A Special to Tn DM April Gen era Stone has appointed as one of his assistants Thomas a rising young republican of Polk to t smd WaUha WaHBaD Tottag I as a of Figs it the one per moat diuretic enfant their fanuaid April atartod in thto vicinity oafaDa much dan At eight miles DBS Aprfl iato consideration the fact that mon than a month was spent ia the organisation of the the work of the legUatnn has bean fully up to the average of pre ceding Aside from appropria tions snd legalising the most im rxirtant work of the session is as foUows Reducing the legal rate of interest on private contracts from 10 to 8 par cat reducing the rate of interest on the per Baaentschoo fund loaned by county auditors from 8 to 0 per cat the Joint rate bill requiring railways to carry freight as one continuous ex cept that two terminal charges may be allowed making the term of county April William lias conferred the first class decoration of the royal order of the crown upon Charles aa attorney of St OKKBRAL K0OBFXAV April Volksblatt says probably the question of general Knropeaa disarmament wffl be brought befon the nichstag at the coming ses SBVBBTBBH OIBLS April roof of a weav ing mifl at ia which three hun dred girls wen in today and seventeen of them wen BB WILL BBTUJU W Aprfl and his warriors on his raiding tour up the Navigation at this point was tedious on account of the treacherous Des Moines From Traders Point up as far as Rock Island there were only two Indian trad ing posts on the Illinois side of the river and two on the west the former at Oquawka and New the latter at Burlington and on the Mississippi in Hancock was not then known to the but later became a thriving snd historic city through the advent and industry of the Colonel Patterson arrived in Bock Island in and became the guest of Colonel Colonel Patterson it is helped to survey the present city of as also grapevines in lien of surveyors Little credence is given to the as the survey is said to have been perfectly The Indian troubles had broken out and Black Hawk was on the war Troops had been mustered ia an at the towns and a steamboat came down from Galena with officers from Fort Arm for the purpose of laying in sup plies and medicine for a One composed principally of miners who had abandoned their elected Henry Dodge as Among the officers on trip was K a skilled who had ac cepted the position of surgeon in the company at the earnest request of Colo nel Philleo was editor of the the only within hun dreds of miles of the seat of and the only one on the river above Having made the acquaint ance of Colonel Philleo insisted that the former should take charge of the Galenian during the which Colonel Patterson consented to to To this end CoL Patterson re ceived the title of Printer of the Regi with a position in Dodges He then became the recipient of all dispatches and official news concern ing the battles and movements of the which were published daily in the and from which Pat terson formed the most important part of his wellknown history of Black CoL Patterson obtained the personal his tory of Black Hawks own life from that chieftain and which was trans lated by Antoine LeOlabva United States Bock Island county was organized ia and Patterson was chosen the first officer in that He had to deliver the first Fourth of July oration in that CoL Patterson settled in then known as Yellow la In 1848 he began the publication of the Oquawka con bility for party success or How often has it happened that county con ventions have sent as delegates to state conventions ma who ere utterly unac quainted with state ma utterly withoutpolitical judgment or and more than men who an not in the habit of voting tie npublican We have in mind a recent state conven tion in which the entin delegation from one went home and voted against the head of the ticket wMckthey helped to Yon cant build up the Republican party by allowing such ma to form its state You can t stnngthen the party or even hold its by sending to slate conven tions ma who an not first of all repub licans to the The only way to carry the party through perilous is to bring out the old ad have the county conventions composed of ma whose judgment aad loyalty can be de pended A state eonvution that nominates a ticket and writes a platform for the party is a very important meet It ought to be so thoroughly rep resentative of the wisdom and expariace and judgment of the that thorn who are not in the convention ca feel a full assurance that it hat acted for the best interests of the That assurance can never be felt when conventions an made up ia a kaphaaard way of men who never work for the party and who only vote for it when they feel like it The importance of selecting the right delegates to a state convention is so taat the choice ought never to be hampered or interfered by any local A state convention in would mean the selection of delegates by county con ventions called for that purpose aad no and party greatly eerved in interests would be that respect at proprie disposed Aprfl county I profeawr of Greek ia Am a different year from that of changing the law relative to taxing the stock of state banks increasing the sup port fund for chOdnsi at the fighting 1 be to save is leaned iMw free at WBt fca for tbefeeblemiBded at Glawood from IS to 013 a moatt par third class raflways longer to feacs their tracks graatiag cities or popfl grviag timeiawkki April Com modore Louie who ia said to have introduced lager bear into died aged tinning its editor and tor until when he Harry its present able who ia also assisted by a courageous and handsome young wife in its editorial Delegates would then be ehosa directly upon the one unhampered by con tests over county The second important reason for an early coavation is to give ample time for the necessary work of organisation befon speaking campaign Then ia much to be said in favor of a short decisive The people dont want to be bond with aa excess of and the party doesnt want to be embarrassed with tha ex pense of too may But this sharp campaign should be pre ceded by the most thorough organiza tion and that takes a gnat deal of with The latter in turn mustknow their township The men mat ter of circulating campaign litera ture takes much Of ttcouldbe dumped iato every votas front yard a few days before to AfUrparty Unas an drawn aad after poHtieal ttasr cstkas been keyed up to highest oaten itisuaha to expect that voten wfllbemuchin August Colonel PattenoB caned the first railroad meeting ever held in which convened at He had formerly written for the Missouri Republicaa a number g the of articles favoring the construction of A charter was sncseqaeatiy which resulted obtained from the state in the Peoria aad Oquawka Jodge Bnese took up tae sub ject of railroad sxtention and flffTlfli IB caffiai a raflroad convatioa at much to do with fadH Uerhafon the state cutralcommittee fafdy aaditisgen enHy October baton the political seat oat by the committee reach the in dividual It takes a good deal of time also ton vise the poflliooks sad take eaasus required for good The work has to be vary hurriedly aad doaav if ft caaaot be of te sttaslllsis anVinaJ whssi taw snesstM tatiag railroad Colonel Panama had a wonderful for the stormy events For yean editor of the Borliagtoa Junction Poathss ham And modest the he was ready to chat pleasantly with Ms own bridge funds law so at to make it late a schoolbook bin toparcaaaabooka CakmtfPatttnaa Ana ItIt
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