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   Semi-Weekly Statesman (Newspaper) - July 15, 1887, Marshall, Michigan                                JULY WHOLE SHARP The Noted Yeara Briber Given at Sing Pour 0e Also to Pay a Fine of Judge Barrett His Case to Be Undeserving of rwn YBAUS FOR NEW July At oclock yes terday afternoon Judge Barrett sentenced Jacob Sharp to four years imprisonment and to pay a fine of The clock was indicating almost noon when Sharp was almost carried into the His Buffering wife and soninlaw were close and deep lines of weariness and sorrow overspread their faces as they seated themselves besides the convicted man and fanned his livU face without bringing any thing like a semblance of color back to Counsel for at entered a motion for a new but Judge Barrett stated that the motion would be District Attorney Mar tine read some certificates from Al Hamilton and Jane way to the effect that the prisoners health was very and that he was suffer ing from inflammation of the kidneys and organic disease of the which were of serious Import to a man of seventy He then road Hamiltons report on the condition of Sing and the arrangements for the care of tho which he said were of a most excellent character all around and the place was most ily fn view of theso concluded There is nothing left for me to do but to move for ttio sentence of the Mitchell then stood up to make last ap peal for tho Ho said ho did not wish to delay the but would ask the judge to temper justice with Judge Barrett then to deliver the He said he had never performed so deli icate a task in his whole professional ca He had re ceived many let ters from many peo ple pleading mercy an4 But a court was not ap pointed to be merci any more than was dictated by the laws of The defendant in asking for J can give nothing as i a plea for clemency but age and sick On the mer its the case he JUDGE certainly is entitled to It is absurd to state that was not guilty of giv ing the as he was unmistak ably the leader of the whole We have not as in the case of the al any attempt to prove the defend ants good The crime itself was an enormous the raising of half a ion dollars to corrupt half a What is there to excite pity or except the age and illhealth of the prisoner and the mourning condition of his family With over in his pocket he clamors for mercy without offering to pay back a penny of the money so that should he die in prison his family has a vast fortune to fallback At this Sharp buried her face in her handkerchief and wept while the prisoner himself did not lift his face from the The Legislature does not allow us to go below the minimum penalty in such a grave offense as the present continued Judge All can not be satisfied those who clamor for the pris oners receiving the full penalty of the and those calling for a All things have been and the judgment of this court is that the prisoner be confined four years at hard and that he pay a fine of An attempt at applause mada in one corner ofthe court as the sentence was but it was suppressed Sharp received his sentence with stoical resigned He was borne almost Jain ting out of the Sharp was terribly affected and gave way to un controllable It was decided after Sharp had left the courtroom that he was to be returned to Ludlow street As it was for one one night the court considered it would not be any thing too great in the way of a concession to allow htm to stay in that place rather than to send him to the Tombs An application to Judge of the Supreme for a stay of proceedings in the Sharp case has been MONUMENT A Shaft to the Dead of Can County Dedicated at July Cass County soldiers monument was unvailcd Wednesday in the presence of nearly including of whom were members of the Grand Army of the It was the greatest day in the history 6f All the prin cipal business the public build ings and many of thj private residences were A large number of mill AN UNEASY Troubles of the Wearer of the Ha walian i Chinese Plotters Said to Have Offered1 for the Murder or Progress of the Soap Factory July Fairbank great lard and oil occupying the block bounded by Nine teenth and Blackwells streets and Went worth suffered from a visitation of fire Wednesday night which threatened the destruction of the The soipfactory and oilrefining house were entirely with machinery and at a as estimated by one of the of which is fully covered by Scourged by Resembling July eve ning Wabash Was vis ited by a shower of insects resembling mil and the streets were covered so thick ly withy their dead bodies that Hoys raked them into piles and burned them by They filled the churches was found necessary uadjourn the prayer tteetingi Boycott on a Big Stow July secret circu lar was issued Wadnesday by the General Executive Knights of re aewing the boycott on the goods of the fuller Warren Stove Company of U QJUfyMd that the flrnj has ylo tjhe agreement enterjsd into with the some tune International July lfcAl the TUB LOQAN8POIIT tary notables wore Senator Tur of and General William of delivered re counting the valiant services of Indiana soldiers in the war of the The monument is of Bedford thirty feet square at tho and stands feet above the In material and finish it is a splendid piece oi 1 THE Opinions of Democratic Leaders on the Feasibility of a Party July In response to quer ies of the liepublican as to a compromise between tariff and an ti tariff Democrats in Congress on the possibility of an agree ment on the basis of an equal cut in Inter nal revenue and tariff exSpeaker Randall among others says he believes a compromise could be but he fa vors tbe abolition of the Internal revenue and not an equal cut in and throughout all he does no believe in free Speaker Carlisle la his the will be reduced at the naxt ses There will be differences of but these can be reconciled on some baais which will secure substantial Benton of says an or nearly equal cut of international and tariff would afford a basis of He believes a caucus of the party could get near the practical solu and that a demand from tho Presi dent would have great weight of New believes there is a basis for compromise and thinks a caucus necessary to accomplish a harmo nious Representative of Massachus thinks a compromise through a cau cus AIL PEACEFUL AT PARISM The Fall of tbe Baitlle Celebrated at the French Capital In a Quiet July The fall of the Bastile has been commemorated with quiet and Ademonstration was made at the statue of yesterday but it was entirely of a peaceful Members of the Patriotic League and of other with banners and trumpe marched past the statue and deposited upon it colossal memorial As this was done there were a few cries from the procession of Vive la France Vive la Republiquel and Vive Boulangerl but there were no at tempts at President accompanied by all the members of the left the palace of Ely see at oclock yesterday after noon to attend the review of An escort of cuirassiers preceded and fol lowed the Presidents The peo ple along the route greeted the President with cries of Vive Grevy I The Grand Army July The General Execu tive Committee having in charge the re ception and entertainment of the Grand Army here next fall will issue notice at once to all department and post commanders that it will be absolutely nec essary for all those who desire to go into camp while here to send their applications for tents by or before August aa Rafter that date there will not be time to have tents Quite a number of departments are yet to be heard from in this and it is hoped they will promptly make known their Ho far as it is Kansas expects to put into camp about Indiana about Illinois Missouri Iowa and Nebraska 60ft Close of the Hebrew July The Committee on Civil reported to the Hebrew convention recommending that the attention of the board of delegates be called to the recent outbreak of preju dice against the Jews in and urging them to secure proper legisla tion for the Jews throughout the United Resolutions were adopted to have the true doctrine of the Israelites spread among those who not only in small but in large cities have become ostracised from the principles of The con vention with the election of an Ex ecutive The next biennial convention will be held in AGAINST A BAH July The steamship which left Honolulu July arj rived here No further out breaks or disturbances occurred at Hono lulu after the overthrow of theXJlbSon Ministry on July The peoples com mittee submitted a draft of the new con stitution to the King for his The most important change requires vot ers to have a larger property holding than tho old and that they be able to read and The King refused to sign it The belief prevails among some that the King is holding off in order that English which are daily may arrive in believing that they will preserve the Government as it now Instructions and letters for these ves sels are awaiting them at and it is said to bo the endeavor of the revolutionary committee to force the signing of the constitution be fore their Under this constitu tion the powers of natives will greatly white those of the foreignborn population will be enhanced in a like and it is the Kings belief that the natives who are now in sympathy with the revo lutionists will be weaned from the cause on account of this curtailment of their The Kings refusal to sign It Is cause Tho United States manofwar Adams Is lying in the Captaiu of the has his men ready to land and quell any disturbance at a moments no A private letter says that a reward of has been offered by Chinese to any one who will kill the Another private letter says that if the King does not sign the constitution his life will hang by a It was the opinion of many at the islands that if matters could bo held in abeyance until the return of Queen Kapiolanl every thing be settled The Queen is immensely The new it is has al ready discovered that all public funds have been The Daily Bulletin declares that in addi tion to the regular revenue all postal sav ings bank deposits have disappeared and that loan funds have been used to fill gaps the When theso facts aro officially made public it is declared that further trouble may and that it this knowledge that made the King displaysuch personal fear of j ExPremier Gibson and his who was arrested on June were held in jail until July owing to Gibsons advanced he was taken to his home by order of the new i where he remains un Ider a military His trial was set July Cyprian secretary to i the exMinister of Foreign who was also was released on bail DAll firearms and ammunition received if or consignment to tho late Government have been removed to Government build ings and placed under military 1 The three Honolulu in their com ments upon the change of predict that no further public outbreaks jare provided the new constitu tion is adopted and reforms The Hawaii Gazette says The word of the King can not be taken by this It has been proven again and again that it is not worth the paper it is written In fact we remember circumstances so well that we are not going to be deceived The excitement in the kingdom had ap parently so thoroughly subsided by Mon July that a celebration in honor of Americas National day occurred at attended by lully American Minister Merrill held a recep tion in the which was attended by King Kalakaua and his William the new Prime was born in but has resided in Honolulu since He is a large iron mer Lorrina Minister of the is a son of Asa and was born in Honolulu In He was educated at Colum bia New Godfrey Minister of Foreign was born in New and has been engaged In business in the United States and Clarence was born at Port in and was edu cated at Ann and he has been on the islands since PRESIDENTS Cleveland Visits His Brother at For Painful Injury to The Chief Re marks Upon the Responsibilities of His July and Cleveland left for Forestport at They were accompa nied to the depot by Senator Kernan and his Clevelands eye Is veryij much inflamed and pains her exceed1 of this was called and pronounce it either a blind boil or the Sting of an On the arrival of the train at Alder Creek there was a respect able gathering of The travelers were met by William Cleveland and his and escorted in a carriage to their about two miles east from Alder on tho edge of the village of July the ban quet at the Centennial celebration at on President Clove land spoke as follows in response to the toast The President of the United I am inclined to content myself on this oc casion with an acknowledgment on behalf of the people of tUe United States of the compli ment which you have paid to the office which represents their But such an ac knowledgment suggests an idea which I can not refrain from dwelling upon for a That the office of President of the United States does represent the sovereifrnlty of of people Is to my mind a statement full of solemnity for this sovereignty I conceive to be the working out or enforcement of tho divine gift of man to govern himself and a manifesta tion of Gods plans concerning tho human Though the struggle of political parties to secure the Incumbency of this offlco and the questionable methods sometimes resorted to for its possession may not be in keeping with this and though tho deceit practiced to mislead the people In their choice and Its too frequent influence on their suffrage may surprise these things should never lead us astray In our estimate of this exalted position and Its value and dignity and though your fellowcitizens who may be chosen to perform for a time the duties of this highest place should be bad ly though the best at tainable results may not be reached by his yet the watchfulness of tho freed from the disturbing turmoil of political ought to prevent nils chance to the offlco which represents their sov and should reduce to minimum the danger of harm to the I by no means underestimate the impor tance of the utmost caro and circumspection in the selection of the On the con I believe there Is no obligation of citizen ship that demands more thought and conscien tious deliberation than But I am speaking of the citizens duty to the office and its ed This duty Is only performed in the interest of the entire the full exercise of the powers of the Chief Magistrate is insisted and for the peoples a duo regard for the limitations placed upon the office U These things should be forced by the manifestation of a calm and en lightened public But this should not be stimulated by tho mud clamor of disappoint ed Interest without regard for the gen eral good or allowance for the exercise of offr clal would degrade tho offlco by forcing compliance with selfish If your President should not be of the people and one of your fellowcitizens he would be ut terly unfit for the incapable of under standing the peoples wants and careless of their That he Is one of the people im piles that he Is subject to human frailty and er but he should be permitted to claim but lit tie toleration for The generosity oi his fellowcitizens should alone decree how far good intentions should excuse his short Wateh this higl the most precious possession o American Demand for it the most complete devotion on the part o him to whose custody it may be and protect it not less violently from unworthy as saults from Thus will you perform sacred duty to yourselves and to those who may follow you In the enjoyment of the frees Institutions which Heaven bus ever vouchsafed to ANOTHER July committee of which Governor of and which is organizing a great industrial and commercial convention for Kentucky in held a meeting and will in a few days f or forward to the pressing invi tation to have him visit Louisville Octo ber THE LABOR from Men Prominent in Its ells Regarding Its NEW July The World prints letters from seventy recognized leaders in the labor political movement throughout the country in reply to a series of ques tions relative to tne political action ol the new party in the Presidential contest of and in State and local elections this Fiftynine favor independent polit ical at this falls State and local Sixtysix favor nominating a labor candidate for the From tbe various replies it seems that the labor men expect to get about seventy per cent from the Democratic ranks and thirty from the Iron July William verson iron manufacturers oper ating a wall in this city and coke works at an assignment to IBner of the Bridgeport Safe 6 Lock of The lUbiliUw are tbout with MMtp Barrllas Cfup t i NEW July Advices from Gautemala say that President Barrilas has issued a decree assuming full control of the country and suspending the action of the Tbe Banco International refuses him a loan of bun having the law in his he will find it quite easy to compel the officials to make the His reason for suspending the con stitution thai the Legislature passed unconstitutional actaThe President has caUed a convention on Harder and Saldde in July At noon a terrible tragedy occurred at a sawmill owned by John Dalloft It appears that a man named Dyer had a quarrel with Dal suddenly seizing a he fired two fhotf at killing him Be then tired three into his own and fell dead his trouble was caused by a dispute about some Tbe Double July Hoaaior and JJcKay won tbe scull race on LftJw yuinsigamofld Wednesday Teemer and Saow an oar and Roja liW CftW Ui WifH THE KNIGHTS Th to Proceedings of the Great Conven tion at Relation of the University to the Public School of Religious Topics Order Reduced from In Fourteen NEW July The Commercial Advertiser says that figures lately given out by Powderly show that the mem bership of the Knights of Labor has fallen from to less than in the last fourteen Tbe loss has been steady and on the wWle the ac cessions to the order grow fewer each The cause is attributed to its fail ure to carry its point in two great strug that on the Missouri Pacific and the coalhandlers The article continues losses have been greatest in New District Assembly 49 lost half its members with fourteen The first great defection was that of the International CigarMakers which left tbe assembly in a body on account of interference with its affairs during a Tbe Knights of Labor lost men by this move Afterward thejre were troubles with and almost every other class of resulting jin the withdrawal from tho order of various unions and individual Reports from all sections of the country show the con dition of Developing an Irish NEW July rep resenting the new company to develop the Irish woolen industry recently organized jby Parnell and returned to Dublin per steamer Brittanic Wednes taking with as a result of six weeks work in orders to toe of He could have taken al most double the amount but ed the ability of the mills now in operation in Ireland to satisfactorily nil the orders at Iowa Greenbaoken and Labor DBS July State greenback and union labor committees met together at Boone Wednesday and decided to hold the conventions of parties at JDes on the last of either to ratify the ticket nominated by tbe Mar shalltowo convention or to take other ao Hew AlarntOuf New July deaths for six days of last week amounted to nearly against 58J births for same TJie sanitary Department detailed ttfty young physicians for lajmediato each man being aaaigned territory in the tenementhouse where tho wortfrUtiy is for aobby styles ind low twv 4 GUIDES OP THB July Educational In Huehce and results of tho Ordinance ol 1787 was the topic of Wednesday even ings session of the National Educational convention at Central Music Hall Thomas in his said that the influence of the ordinance of 1787 is largely to be measured by the ex tent to whjch the question of freedom and slavery affected the institutions Of the Wednesday was the centennial anniver sary of the passage of tho ordinance for the government of the and Bannings paper was followed by all of which treated of the remarli able influence the passage of this law had upon the history of the The convention met at nine oclock in Central Music The secretary read a communication from tho General John Logan of the Grand Armj of the In after the ex pression of hearty greetings and saluta tions to tho officers of tho Grand Armj of American Children tho following res olutions was embodied That as the public school is estol lished ohletty In the Interest of National preser vatlon and its teachers should in ol their teachings emphasize and magnify what ever tends to make our youth appreciate th privileges and intelligently discharge the dutle of American citizenship that the history of th nation and the principles of constitutional gov eminent and law should be taught in all publii and that patriotism and obe dience to constitutional law should be diligcntl impressed upon the minds of all our Tho reading of the eotnmunicatlon wai received with loud and the resolu tion was referred to the appropriate A message from the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to recommending the teachers ti train children to habits of humanity anc kindness toward dumb was enthu siastically indorsed by the President and The report of the Committee on the Nomination of Officers as Presi Aaron of Colorado as Secre James Can Kansas Treas Edwin Illinois First William Touching and appropriate references were made by the Committee on Necrology to tho decease of tho late Mark Hopkins and James president of Mich igan read a lengthy and inter esting paper on The Relation of the Uni College and Higher Technological Schools to the Public System of Instruc President Angell set forth in the abstract that we recognize as a fact that the universities preceded and helped to build up tho lower schools that tho un versities wero aided in reaching an ele vated position by the growing excel lence of the lower Some of the ways in which the universities may help the schools are by showing sym taking part in the conventions ol teachers and school administrators by specially training teachers by having competent professors of pedagogy by making a special study of educational methods a part of university and by encouraging the schools to raise their grade of work as rapidly aa The next contributor to the discussion was President of Carleton who read a paper upon Christian in which he strongly advocated the resump tion of religious teaching in Isaac president of Emory spoke for nearly half an hour on the responsibility of the especially that of the He recommended the estab lishment of bureaus of research into spec ial departments of learning and the distri bution of the results of such of Iowa University took up the university side of the ques and went into a eulogistic discourse on the influence of the universities on tbe business and profes sional University graduates were specially fitted as citizens to grapple sustain and direct to bast re sults a system of public and such work ought to be intrusted to OTha discussion was continued at consid erable length by president of the Wisconsin State Univer editor of the Ad of of and of NOTES OF THE the French is The Pope is Suffering from stomacnia affection Throughout was even a hotter day than its Bills were passed by the French Cham ber for the reorganization and strengthen ing of tho During the last nine months pounds of oleomargarine were stamped by the revenue office in President John of the Lake shore has been elected general manager of the Pittsburg Lake Erie A Paris despatch says that tha murderer of her and the Iatter3 child nas been sentenced to In a skirmish between Albanians and Montenegrins near Mokra ten of the former and two of the latter wero At Heury aged accidently shot and killed his brother twelve years The wife of James living at gave birth Tuesday night to four lived but a few The report is denied that the Clnrriical Bank of New York will lose by the failure of the FUelity Bank of Cincin Governor of is out in a card denying that in that has been bankrupted by the closing of the The old employes of the coal operators are being evicted in and new men from other parts of the country have been engaged to fill their The refusal of a charter to the National Assembly of Iron and Steel re cently organized at threatens to result in a formidable break in tha Knicrhts of The Crown Prince and Princess of Ger many have arrived at the Isle of Wight on their Tho yacht was damaged on the trip from Portsmouth in a collision with the British troopship Tho exports of breadstuffs during tha month of June aggregated in value and during the six months ended Juno against during the same period in Tho celebrated case of the Louis Paul Packet Company against the Kao kuk Hamilton Bridge Company for dam ages growing out Of the sinking of tho steamer War Eagle in 1881 at the bridge terminated at Keokuk yesterday m favor of tho bridge A convention of the Dakota division ists is in session at with a large The movement aims at a di vision of the territory on the seventh standard and the organization and admission of two FLOODS IN Houses Washed Away and Other Property Child July of tha most severe rainstorms ever seen came up Wednesday afternoon about two It appears that there was t cloud burst on the mountain southwest of the in and within the space of half an hour tha town was almost On the west side of the town is a large and in a few minutes that swelled tc the width of more than 300 Most of damage was done in In Bonort there were five bouses washed away and oue child One woman and twc children were swept into the current bu were Teller on July In the hearing before the Pacific Railway Commission Senator Teller stated to tha commission that he waa precluded by the rules of the United States Senate from asking that body to investigate the charges made by ex Senator Bill day before yesterday thai money was used in securing his Tellers as knowledge on his part was He therefore hoped that in fair ness the commission would compel Hill to give the facts on which he based his Silk July An arrangement whereby Griffin of keep CustomsCollector Beoberger posted M te the silk market A communication received to very The quantity of in stock amounts to or what leu than A Cowards July while Farquhar and Eves were jointly discussing the pro hibition who had concluded his argument against tha became enraged at the re of who favored and fired at him with a Ballard The ball missed its mark and lodged in the wall just behind the speakers Eves was not disconcerted and concluded his amid prolonged Michigans Cold July of the quartz found on the gold prospect of the Lake Superior Iron west of the city gave in gold from twelva ounces of or gold to the Miners hava traced a vein 200 feet on tha A storehouse is now being built to hold the More rock as rich as tha first was taken out Any busi ness man in tbe county can vouch for tha absolute correctness of these The July weather stationary temperature winds generally For Wisconsin and Upper Local For Lower Kansas and THE Grain and July Rya active and prices i Spring TOUQHc TSHQTOXo 3 nominally about S 8 July SiJJic 38Hft374c S7Xc opened a shade higher but afterward cash and July de WiOMHc Sep samples 80c 3 2 according to weak and prices Ic J 48c July and August deliveries about 4Tc sample lots of market Specula tive market September Mxss PORK A quiet and feeling but demand very light and smalt Cash rather quiet and prices Quotations ranged at for cash and July for August for and for Live July moderately active and prices Quotations ranged at for good to extra Shipping Steers for tcouunou to good for Butchers Steers for S lockers tor Feeders forTezans for and tor inferior mixed stock and active and and prices Be Sales ranged at for light tor rough and for mixed and heavy packing and ping NKW July K most marked deliveries after Bed 88XO88o 88iitt885ic more 890 SfeV MtzeA Old Portcinno taw rS   

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