Republic County Journal, June 5, 1878

Republic County Journal

June 05, 1878

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Republic County Journal (Newspaper) - June 5, 1878, Scandia, Kansas In Essentials In NbaKEssexitiala YOLUME TERMS i REPUBLIC JUNK THE Investigation to inquire into the alleged Presidential of the following named Clarkson of York William of Illinois Eppa of Virginia John of Ohio of Pennsylvania Kentucky Jafeob of Ohio Benjamin of Massachusetts Thomas of and Frank Hiscook of New York The first seven are Democrats the other four Vermont Republicans have nom inated Redfield Proctor for Gov Colton for LieutenantGov and John present in for State The plat form heartily approves the motives and general course of the Administration of Presfdent and condemns as un uncalled for and revolutionary the reopening of the Presidential question by means of the proposed Potter inves but still very passed over Madison and so on through the sweeping every thing in its The storm appears Iro have originated far to the crossing the Mis sissippi of and its course through the State of Illi nois is marked with At Barringfconj McHenry several houses were blown The house of a German farmer named Brun was one of the and his wife and Trwo children were REPRESENTATIVE PHILLIPS has pre pared a bill the contract between the Secietary of the Treasury and the Syndicate for the sale of 4i per bonds contrary to and providing that hereafter all sales of bonds shall be made by open subscrip if by to the lowest bidder after due SHERMAN has addressed a letter to Clavkson Chairman of the Elorida and Louisiana Investigating declaring the made against him to be abso lutely destitute of even a shadow of offering to prove that the elections in East and West Feliciana wefe force and and that the protests referred to were support ed by testimony and properly acted upon by the Sherman has designated Samuel Shellabargar as counsel for him before the i THB Pennsylvania Democratic State held at Pittsburg on the nominated Andrew of Union for Goverpor of for Supreme John of for and Simpson of Secretary of In ternal The resolutions declare against further monetary contraction and in favor of the reissue of der notes as fast as received into the Treasury for a protective State regulation of railway freight and pas senger They also approve the prgposefl investigation of the al leged frauds in the late Presidential elec tion but oppose any attack upon the Presidential title as dangerous to our institutions and fruitless its THE Missouri Press Association held a three days1 session at terminating May and adjourned to ineet next The attendance was and the exercises unusually interesting and was followed by an ex enrsion over the Iron Moun tain and Southern Railroad to Mobile and New THB National Greenback and Labor party of Indiana held a State Cohven at Indianapolis on the 22d and jftomihgteda full list of State officers as follows Secretary of State Henry of Grant County cob of Gibson County Treas of Floyd County School Superintendent John Marion The platform opposes the resumption of specie de mands the abolition of all bank free and unlimited coinage of gold and the issuing by the ment of full legaltender paper in an amount sufficient to meet the wants of to give employment to all to do a cash Ihe Communists the Commun ism of National bond and consolidated railroad companies are equally Finally the Toledo National platform Is indorsed and v3 E National mef in on the 33d a gear of lic Impression of their feelings given Is embraced in ia resolution approving the action of JheHouse in appointing a com investigate frauds F alleged ito have in theJate Pros F ww A moving from southwest IB thfl night of the carrying ral where the tornado with number of buildings Wew 5demorisbJrM and their oocupanta Nina reported Mlled tliis 1 o The somewhat abated fi THE following is the full text of the bill to forbid the further retirement of United States legaltender notes That from and after the passage of this it shall not be lawful for theSecretary of the Treasury or other officers under him to cancel or retire any more of United States legaltender and when any of said notes may tie redeem ed or be received into the under any law from any source shall bejong to the United they shall not be or but they shall be and paid out again and kept In circulation nothing ueruin shiH prohibit the cancellation and destruction of mutilated notes and the is of other notes of like denomination in as how provicIedT All ftcts SBd parts of acts in conflict herewith are hereby repealed THE main features of army bill as it passed the House are as follows Fix ing the strength of the army at men fixing the number of cavalry reg iments at with companies of not exceeding 126 and of infantry regiments at with less than 60 privates reducing the force if various staff and pro iding for a board reorganize those j providing for a board to ecommend the retiring or mustering out of officers fixing the number of JajorGenerals at one and of Brigadier generals at three after those figures ihall have been reducing tho number and rank of aidesdecamp re ducing the pay and emoluments of offi cers transferring the Indian Bureau to Wa Department and prohibiting the use of United States troops for civil unless specially authorized y actof It is understood haHhe proposed transfer of the Indian iureau to the War will meet with strenuous opposition in the Chairman tjie Presidential Election Investigat ing has written a long let ter to a explaining the purposes and effect of his The pith of the letter is contained in the follow ing extracts You Suggest that to raise thequestion about the last Presidential election will bring on disturbance or Npt at About that possess yourself in There is not the slightest chance of revo lution or When the whole was at beat onthe subject of the a way was found to establish a tribunal to pass upon the and every one submitted to that title rests and in case was fraud which palpably affected the electoral and which the Commission did not and If a legal remedy exists for correcting the er you can not believe that such a pro ceeding underthe law could lead to disturb If there be no such legal remedy ex and Congress should by approval of the or by twothirds of both houses without that pro why should legal thereafter bad any more produce disturb ance than the decision of tho Electoral Com mission did It is exactly because this fs not and because the people prefer determining questions legal and if legal methods have not been provid to invent legal methods of determining and to submit to the determination thus arrived this country can not be Having accepted the Electoral of tcourse we were bound to submit to Its but we ought at least to be allowed if such was tbe that the returns upon which the Commis sion passed were procured by of Linn Judge of Su preme Judge of Van ren Clerk of of Scott Reporter of the Su preme of Marion POSTMASTERGENERAL KEY has writ ten an letter addressed to the peo ple of the urging upon them the duty of discountenancing all efforts to reopen the Presidential contest under that nil candidates to the Fortysixth Con gress be pledged to sustain the President Hayes to the Executive ALEXANDER STEPHENS has addressed a letter to Hon Clarkson Potter in reply to certain statements re garding Stephens made by Pot ter in a recent letter defending his reso lution of Stephens wishes it distinctly understood that he opposed the cut ting off of Republican amendments for extending the scope of ttie investi gation to other States than Florida and and holds that theDem ocrats committed a fatal error in so do Stephens considers the whole proceedings leading to the adoption of the Potter resolution as most most unfortunate and most He adds Its effect will be to disturb the and quietoT the Neither Potter nor any body else can prevent and I say to most that nothing short of an general and firm concert of action of the lawandordor Qeorgiana and was the eldest daughter of the Duke of Sutherland and the niece of the Earl of Her the Marquis of is the husband of Prin cess Jueen Victorias THK health of the Pope is and his removal from the Vatican is strongly urged by his friends and VICEPRESIDENT accom panied Hayes and other was lately in Northern New THE marriage of Iloxie to Miss Vlnnie Ream took place at Wash abiding people of loans and i throughout the iu re probation of this im estimation prooecdinf any with a view to disturb the Presidential nueh as announced by the Pennsylvania Democracy in their Conven tion a few con arrest tho most fearful Those who though sowed the will reap the My own opinion as I repeatedly this affair will prove in the end either a contemptible farce or a horrible Whether it will leadto a Mexicanization of our Federal republic this result must show but I us I said on another recent that all soft words instituting in the minds of tho people of the country the idea that Hayes can be peaceably unseated by Congress are as delusive and as guiltf ul as the whlaperftvg ol the great arch fiend in the shape of a toad In the ear of sprung all our PEBSOJf AND lowa Democratic State Conven Held on tho adopted resolu tions in favor of a tariff for revenue tillQ thfe ftObf tu substitution of United States notes for National Bank the improvement and a thorough inveatigation of the al leged Presidential frauds o 1876 andVopposing further con traction of the currency by the retirement of United States notes now in The State officers nominated are For Secretary CK of Davis Auditor of 91 Folk Treasurer of 4 Of State kand Office RUSSELL of Rock formerly Marshal of Northern and during the war LieutenantCol onel of President Hayess and Hiss niece of ErJeaident will be married at the White House tbe latter part of next HENKYCLAY DEAN is writing letters to the Iowa papers in favor of the abolition of the jury THE new Mayor of Qswe go is a negro named Elwood He ran in between two white Master of Ijhe Tex State is announced in the Granger organ as an independent candidate tor THE Minnesota Senate is sitting as Court of Impeachment to try Judge Sher charge of official PRESIDENT accompanied by Secretary of War Thompson and Attorney General visited Fortress Monroe on the 23d and reviewed the troops and after ward inspected the Hampton Normal General Su perintendent of the Chicago and Alton Rail has been made General a new office with increased GRANT is now doing the Pauls He will spend two months in and then make a tour of the BKET it is will be appointed to the Commercial Agency at an office worth about per SHERIFF JOHN of Stokes a prominent citizen and grandson of ChiefJustice was recently shot and killed by James a noted of that while try ing to arrest Smiths JOHN an old and prom inent citizen of formerly a member of the bunged himself on tho His mind was PRESIDENT ANDREW Cornell been appointed First Vioe President of the Jury of thej Educational Groiipln the JpisHOp of has started on a tour around the world to in spect the missions of the Methodist Episco pal QUEEN VICTORIA was 59 years old on away by MADAME JOUANN the wife of the dance has recently died near Under her maiden name of Jetty she was well known and extremely popular as a concertsinger some years both in this country and on the THE Rhode Island by a vote of 20 to has adopted a resolution depre cating all agitation of questions affecting the Presidential Plymouth Church Examining Comraittoo have resolved to entertain chargns against Tilton of publishing a card slandering herpustor and violating her vows in not submitting charges to the com mittee before publishing them in the news CRAWLEY of has been nominated as United States Mar shal for THE Honest Money League has called a general meeting to bo held at Mil waukee on tbe for the purpose of per fecting and forming local organizationsand furthering the interests of the SHIELDS had a1 public reception by tbe military and civio societies of Mil waukee on the THE American Association for the Advancement of Science will hold their 27th meeting at Louis in beginning on the 21 EUGENE United States CoiisulGeneral at has itr It is reported that he Is so much iu disfavor at on ac count of statements publicly made by him reflecting upon tho Turkish thathe will IN assigned to some other mis NEWS Reports have been received at Lon from announcing that tfcere had been a rainfall in several that sowing is general and prospects for har vesting The Coroners Jury which has been holding an inquest on the victims of tho mill explosion at has returned a verdict that tbe disaster was the result of an explosionof milldust floating in tho air kindled by fire in the woodwork of Wash burn A originating in a spark from the stones running The Committee on Commerce of vthe Senate agreed to report favorably the name of Gem for Surveyor of the Port of Henry was hang ed at on the for the murder of Gus also Feb ruary At on the Cook was shot dead in his house dur ing a 4uarrel with Charles aged Jesse Walker was hanged at Farmers on the for the murder of his Violet in February Both the murderer and his victim were Governor of has commuted the death sentence of Kate of Pickens to imprison ment in the Penitentiary for 10 The rectifying establishment of Christopher at of the largest in the has been seized by Government officers on account of alleg ed of stumps Three firemen were killed at Hart on the by falling llio 111 SO hfr was ways borne a most excellent her self preferred the charges against the details of which nre almost too horrible for Virulent cholera hns appeared at Of 41 Europeans attacked 30 have One hundred cases among the native population are The State Savings Bank of suspended on the At Bureau on the evening of the Samuel Elizabeth of Judge Oul upon bolng refund further permis sion to continue his armed and gaining admission to Shehans shot but without fatal She then ran down pursued by und the father at tempting to arrest the the latter tired at the ball entering his Kearney then a carvingknife from the with which ho deliberately cut Shehans throat from ear to and then with a razor he severed his own falling hack dead almost in attempting to wrest knife from Ihn wan badly hut lioth she ami husband vvill vccoveyKearney about 40 years of ami had boon visiting Shehan for about a The latter Was the mother of two ami hail been separated from her husband for some Frost Coles and Alexander two prominent citizens of Forest Camp bell on the USIh met in the woods by agreement and fought a duel with the only witness being an old color ed man who was called iu to iut as umpire and see fair Both made a terrilic on which vosuiHcfl In Hlltys receiving u mortal wound in the left his own knife iguiust tagonists Sflnyfull dead and Coles fled to escape The two men were brothersinlaw and had been warm butquarreled about some trivial the lie was in tho opin ion of one of at nothing could wipe out the insult but Tho House Naval Affairs Committee agreed to report favorably on thu IJar rfs bill appointing a Hoard of Admiralty to sell thp old ships and consUmct i new Games one of the largest iron firms of Western with works located ut New Green Sharon and other points in the Chenan go huvc It was reported on the 28lh that tbe Mexican town of New Laredo was besieged by an insurgent force under Garza and that the Customs officers had fled to tho American side of tho river for pro At on the night of the a lady named while temporarily cvit tho throat of her daughter aged and then qut her Both The recent cyclone in Wisconsin killed 50 people and injured about Hundreds are left homeless and without a meal to The survivors along the line of tbe tornado are in great HAMPTON has sent to at her which hadbeeh picked up by a Southern cavalryman at the battle of Bran the great English e34n the 87th year of i Liberai his at the unanimous request Of the Springfield Diocesan has his former resolution and accept the Duohess of is The1 Ducliees was married to1 tneDuke tf Ar i During a severe storm the night of the an entire irelghtstttain 61 18 together with the went through a high trestle on the Kansas Paciac Rail road near into yawning abyss Three men ou the locomotive were presumably a long searijh for their bodies had proved still more strange to no trace of the loco motive could be Stockholders of the Consolidated Vir ginia Mine have begun proceedings against the firni of Flood trustees ot the to recover the sum of alleged to have been wrongfully diverted by said trustees in their management of the The defendants claim that the ob ject ofthe proceedings Is simply to bear the stock by attacking the management ot the The Worlds Convention of Good Templars assembled at Minneapolis on the The Stewart Hotel for Women in York City has proved a and will soon bo opened tothe general Fifty Austrian emigrants who re cently arrived in this country en route for Nebraska were swindled by sharpers In POBTYFEPTH in the on Phi rah up the Senate bill authorizing the Soqreiary of War to have erected head stones over graves Union soldiers Interred in private Tlie District of Columbia Govermeut was considered and several sections disposed of In the ot rising to question of personal stated that charges had been made against citizens of the Parishes ot East and West Fe which if true vfrould compel retire in shame from Ills He aejit to the Olerks and had read that portion of Shermans lettev Clarkson in wnieh he referred to the election in tUoso Robertson denounced Shermans allegations as Jalsei The Uouao then went into Committee of the on the Army Appropriation Springer in the the pending amend ment being to fix the strength of the army at instuad of The ixmcuiAmQMt was 115 to In the on the Edmunfls lie lands to the education of th6 Ke After some routine business had been disposed consideration of tho Army bill wan resumed in Cominit fce of the and it occupied tlin atten tion of House throughout tho rcyuaindpr j Inthc on the among the bills by to rupuul tlie existing tnxoson the cnp ital and deposits of banks nnd and to impost taxrs on dividends in OXCOBS ol 8 per A resolution was agreed to request tho President to eonrmiinieute to thn SeinUu oopleti of alt correspondence not heretofore aiid rneiiioranfla and minutes in of the Government relative to tlie eoloction of jy t Fishery providing a permanent form of for the ijlstrlot of iu CommUfep of the was reported to thu the aurrerl to read u third timu nnd FIMTV moved to take up the House bill to forbid thii retircniBtit of leffal tender nnd nfuv some discussion tlie motion was agreed nays In llii under the Hominy call of States measures were introduced and re and tlie House tlien w6nt into Com mittee of tho Whole on tho Army Appropria tion Knott an aitinndrnent prohibitlnj under penalties of fine and the employment of any part of tho nmiv us a posse or otherwise undor the in and under such tironm stiiucis us Miiili eiiiploymint of troops may lie iiulhorfiKid by net of Aijrccil Liihnutvd nays An limitrtMnn of strcnjrth of tliii iinny from to niiii wus i nnys All Irpnblk voted In the and had for allies oil tlie Demucrutic side nil the Tuxus nteinbeiH who vutid Willinnis of iMiiliiKnn and Without dispos ing oitlie bill the flouse In the on the consideration was resinned of the jYoiiso blllto forbid the further retirement of United legal tender Viirtons iimindinents were voted Hud the bill ilie bill iletiniiip the mamier in certain may bu ussifined and lo clited or by iietnal and jivo viUiiiu for the iscm ot patents iii name pi tlie lociidMor lofjsil rtlso The HOUKC took up the amend ments to Aviny lifter disposing if thu bill passed Wlriiont ilivisinn moiits are the totheWar hy to prohibiting tlie n tinnimy is posse ndojitotl by yeas to 70 The tmuMjrl fill strength of tlieanny is at and there ia a gumtrul roiliiotiqii in the number and pity ot Chairman of tlu IostdllUx1 uljly on the bill to establisd tlie Iost nl Savinis Depository and to aid 1B the indelited iii the United States lie bill iae between thu UjUtocl States nnd from the mime pdvted a hill upprorrtiatlng tor the transportation of the 1nited mail between mid to inittne ol the from reymrUU u Uill tho Ilivisei Ptathteri sfv us to piovfde tlntt every except tliciseupnoiiitml by Uio shall make terly reports of money received or ehai f by liini for and that every Post master appointed by the JrusiUont ahull ren der monthly accounts of all sueh moneys so The SuuivU auiendmenta to the bill for tho repeal of the Bankruptlaw wejre then taken up aud the bill September 10 Is the date llxeil for the bill to take It now goes to tlie lor hid In the on the the Executive and Judicial Appropriation bill was discussed lit many amendments being disposed The Cembali uiutic Appropriation bill was then taken up and consideration of the message was received 4rom thftHouse of Kepreaentfttivog umiOUnbliig had Agreed the Spuate concurrent resolution in regard to final adjourn moot of with fixing tlio date at June W instead of action was taken theRfintttg immediately after the reading oftfie Wood called up the Senate id journment to post pone its furthereonsideratlorn until as detoimihed by theTWusdlJenloeratle Cau The yeas and nays were fearing number ol Democrats AtC seut the motion would from the select cbmmlttee to take Int9 cpn in spurious American Many of the emigrants are left Emile who sentenced to behanged at on the 24th of cheated the gallows taking a t aipl i pp the Jftfl day set forWp ejtfnie wab the murder of Malhias a broth er In for improper Intimacy with JJ James farmer of WMt is wrest chargedwith the borriole crime of Ing1 his xwn a beautiful girl Taylor Is member of who JlftB a sidevation the1 State laws respecting 1 certalning anddeclaration of the result of elections foivTresident and VicePresident of the United reported a the jnata feature of whioh Is a provision that no Elect oral vote from any State from which but one return has been received be rejected exeunt by the afflmative vote of both houses of and that In case more than fine return Is received from any State the j votes only counted of thoqo Electors whose title as Electors the two acting shall concurrently decide is supported by tlio decision of tbe lawfultribunal of suchState provided for by its Burnaide Iroin tho Com mittee on Education and reported ad versely on tlie joint resolution providing an enforcement of theeighthour and also adversely on the Senate byi to regulate the hours of Placed on the Davis called np tho Senate bill to provide for an additional Circuit Judge in the Second Judicial Paddock sub mitted an amendment to the Pacific Railroad bill extending aid to the Republican Valley Bailroad Jn frooMhe Committee on PaolfVo reported a bill section 22 of the act in Texbs Pacific Kalroad declaring fqrfeitjed privileges and lands granted under that sec tion to the Now Rouge Vicksburg Railroad Ing that sectionin New Or leans Paotflo Bailroad ordered printed and Hankie intro duced a Dill to aid Ship Canal guarantee of ration bf thVmornroglfiojjr tlie Oomniittee or the Springer in the on the Army Ap Interposed a motion 1 tenalble purpose of by whether there was a quorum The and naya beingtaken motion to was A motioYi was then made to lay the Senate uesolnHou aijfl this was Tlie Semite resolution lor a final on the 17th of The res olution DOW rocs back totlie and that body may either concur in the amendment or it may abataiu iroin any aotiori until within a day or two of June when it will bo able tojudge qp batty it will be iiocessary to extend tan time or to adjourn on that The Con ference report to tbe Consular and Diplomat hill nna cfinonrrefltijii There was an evening session toy debate Both houses adjourned over till on account Of Decoration THEEUROPEAN London Post of the 28d published the following in semKofflcial Cowgrt Scbouvaloff bxings the nosition in Petersburg for peace quite equals that in Heis er of a certain exprojtelon of willingness to meet our views of of declines to pass the spbrige over tbe of San but discuss in a Congress sUpuhv The Count brings assuraiicefe that todleben has been forlJuifletito make any attempt to i ir by a committee foreqvjipptug It Wh that land having the detailed slons offered the lat ter thereupon declared Russias tosubmJfSll tp the of the bred that k formed of Russias In on the concurrent deolaring that existing treaty allowjng im this countiy from and inviting the attention ot the Bxeou tive to the Bills passe amending the Revised Statutes in relation the judicial were and fnttotionaWf of A dispatch of The an set Courts of tates tha pjjbUoajypn of under the Homesteadi agreed totne prdpOBalsaiie have beenIisiueato ;