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Atlantic Telegraph (Newspaper) - March 14, 1888, Atlantic, Iowa The Atlantic volume March number the weekly Lafayette a Witolt and second there is talk of Silas of Cass being a candidate for con Gress this municipal suffrage for women was finally Defeated in the Iowa House of prank Hatton has retired from the new York Frank is of a very retiring the Council Bluffs nonpareil has some kind words concerning representative and a third the Audubon Republican the Shelby Republican Are in favor of giving Joe Lyman a third term in con the people of irrespective of Are commending for his Manly for the rights of the the Des Moines put on a new is getting special telegrams from All Over the state and shows Many evidences of the Atlantic City election was peace Ful and gave to the City the service of a number of excellent All of them Are in dead Earnest and will do All they can for the people impatient for results and regard the time consumed in Dis cussing the railway question in the Senate As so much but that criticism is too some Good will come out of it the Marshalltown has made a Long and consistent fight for railway control by and has manifested splendid ability in discuss ing transportation the Senate committee on printing has reported a Bill continuing the pres ent plan of doing the state binding but cutting the prices about 40 per Parrott and of that Are practical the Railroad control question has been under discussion in Iowa Senate since March and no result has yet been what the final outcome of the fight will be no one can now the House has passed All its Railroad the Des Moines Leader had the mis Fortune to pie a form on sunday morning just As they were going to none but printers can appreciate the full meaning of such an Acci an eternity of such accidents in the hereafter would be ample torture for All the sins committed by the paper according to senator Ingalls recent article scholarship and statesmen there Are of the seventy six senators in the United states thirty who have received a classical and forty six have been in common schools and of the representatives and territorial delegates 108 have attended 225 Are either self educated or have received their instruction at institutions whose curriculum did not extend beyond the Ordinary English in january the telegraphs Klea of the proper control of the railways in was to increase the Board of rail Way commissioners to elect them by the and direct them to make schedules of rates for All the railway lines in the and give them control of the railways in Weare not sure now but that that is the Best plan of control after that plan would place the Power in the hands of the people and would make them responsible for its Wise with a commission of five chosen by the poo and empowered to make a maximum Tariff would lose much of its people and the Canadian government will heavily subsidize a new line of steamships for fast transatlantic mail the new Jersey Senate passed the county option High License Bill Over the governors veto and it will become the scheme to Send a Brome statue of Washington to the people of France is said to grow in favor at Washington James having finished his Columbia Law school applied at for admission to the Ohio convict Michigan City Pri is ballot corrupt Coy follows As Seon As his health permits him to Dos March the morn ing session the Senate took read and referred the following House messages to establish reasonable maximum rate of charges for the transportation of freight and property on railroads of the extending to cities under special Charters the provisions of acts of the 20th general relating to reports of state legalizing the ordinances of the town of Kingsley and the acts of its amending the election Laws of the and More fully defining the duties and Powers of judges of amending the Law relating to line amending the Law relating to the re ports of state and savings to prevent bribery or undue influences at conventions or providing for the assessment and taxation of Telegraph and Telephone lines within the state and repeal conflicting protecting breeders and owners of and securing a Lien on their of motion of senator Knight 332 was taken extending to cities organized under special Charters the provisions of chapter 192 of the acts of the twentieth general giving to the mayors of those cities the same Powers accorded to mayors of cities of the first and second the Rule was suspended and the Bill read and nays House concurrent Resolution request ing superintendent of Public instruction to ascertain from Independent districts of or Over inhabitants the number of children in the state Between the Ages of 8 and 1c what proportion Are in also what number attend no school at Resolution was concurred prohibiting the1 incorporation of towns within three Miles of the City limits of any City of the first class also prohibiting Extension of such limits now Bills were introduced As follows by by request to Amend sections 10 and 14 of chapter acts of the twentieth general Assem by Young equalizing the Validity of mechanics liens As Between con tractors and and for the More perfect Protection of the sub contractor As against the acts of the the balance of the Day was consumed in the discussion of Senate file the Sweeney the the joint Resolution and memorial to Congress in favor of the Des Moines River land Bill was the Resolution granting Universal suffrage was ordered Resolution asking congressmen to favor Bills for the Protection of Timber and the Public Domain was adopted also Resolution asking congressmen to vote for measures for the Relief of sex prisoners of the vote the Bill in reference to playing football on sunday was reconsidered and Bill the balance of the Day was taken up in discussing the Bohemian Oats which was finally ayes Des the House morning session the Bill providing that All of the right and title of the state be ceded to the United states in so called River Schleicher introduced a Bill to provide for organization of subdistrict As Independent by request introduced a Bill to define and punish the crime of having Possession of burglars the Bill passed both houses extend ing the Powers and duties of mayors of cities of the first and second class to cities under special the Bill passed the House to Correct errors in the assessment of when it appears to the executive coun cil that one county has assessed Miles of Road which property belongs to an adjoining hoopers that on and alter March 15 All committee clerks except four be and All paper folders but was referred to the committee on retrenchment and re the Bill was reconsidered and ordered providing that boards of supervisors May Lay out highways within incorporated towns and cities the committee substitute for the ouster and Redbud Temperance Bills reported favourably this the following Are the Points of amendment to substitute As offered by this it leaves the Sale of intoxicating liquors entirely to druggists repealed the old county permit Law allows the Sale of liquors for medical purposes except that alcohol May be sold for specified purposes and wines for sacramental purposes the phar Macy Law by throwing additional restrictions around the Sale of authorizing the revoking of permits by a District court or judge forfeits the certificate of a pharmacist upon the finding of court or judge that the liquor permit has been forfeiture is discretionary with commissioners of on the first mandatory of the second a qualification of required for a permit provides for the punishment of a person buying under false and prosecution by a druggist of each purchaser is made presumptive evidence of the Good Faith of the druggist this is in effect the minority report of the in the Senate morning session Parrott introduced a Bill providing for the appointment of trustees of state institutions and the Board of the state University by the by and with the consent of the the Bill passed relinquishing the right and title of Iowa in the so River consideration of the Sweeney Bill was but no important action was taken before the noon act in the afternoon session among the measures passed were Bills to legalize the acts and ordinances of the town of Sac and granting to the Burlington Quincy railway All the title and interest of the state in cer Tain grounds on Des Moines River in the Senate afternoon session the ninth Section of the Sweeney Bill was amended to permit the granting of passes to persons accompanying Stock a Resolution was introduced by of relative to the announcement of the death of late vice president of the Union Pacific the Resolution was Eulogy of potters life As being devoted to the material interests of the state i the construction and Extension of Rafe buildings of and ment of business enterprises that aided the growth and Prosperity of the state his services in the army As a private and Captain in the 7th Iowa cavalry his Many promotions in the Railroad and his life being a worthy example for Young men to Des March the sen ate the entire Day was consumed in the discussion of the Sweeney the main discussion was on senator my coys amendment to Section which provides that any common Carrier subject to the provisions of this or whenever any such common Carrier is a any director or officer or any agent or persons acting for or employed by such person or shall wilfully or cause to be or shall willingly or per Mit to be any or in this act prohibited or declared to be or who shall Aid or abet or shall wilfully omit or fail to do any matter or thing in this act required to be or shall cause or wilfully suffer or permit any matter or thing so directed or required by this act to be not to be so or shall Aid or abet any such omission or or shall be guilty of any in fraction of this or shall Aid or abet shall be deemed guilty of a Misdemeanour and shall upon conviction thereof in any District court of the within the jurisdiction of which such offence was be subject to a Fine or not less than two Hundred dollars nor More than one thousand senator Mccoy offered the following amendment providing the making or giving the or substantially the same rates of tariffs by a common Carrier Over a longer line from any Point in for carrying or transporting freight or Pas sengers to Points or localities in that is Given by another common car Rier to such shall not be constructed to be a prejudice or discrimination under the provisions of this this amendment was finally the vote was As follows con Lutchin Dav the the Levy of on half Mill state tax for the years 1888 and 1889 to pay out standing indebtedness of the was striking out 1899 and by by re resume and re convey to the United states All lands and rights to lands granted to the state of Iowa by act of Congress of May which have not been earned in Piersant to said Berry Hill would like to have some information As to this Fillmore explained the land Grant and the forfeiture of the land by failure of the Paul Sioux City Railroad company to build the Road for which the Grant was the last general Assembly authorized the governor to certify this land Back to the United our 25 and 50 cent bargain goods beats some special bargains will be offered this week in useful every Day articles used in every family by Voorhies variety bargain except such land in Obrien and Dickinson the governor certified Back about but yet there Are about acres in Obrien and 800 in Dickinson this Bill is to authorize the governor to certify Back the land in these two the Bill was to Sale of provides that milk which does not contain More than 88 per cent of watery fluid less than 12 per cent of milk of which three per cent shall be shall be deemed adulterate that court calendars for the use of the court and bar shall Only be printed when ordered by the Board of that ballots which have pasters placed Over the printed name on the shall be rejected As to the said office or give better Security to mechanics 82 to reports of the supreme repeal Section 2803 of the code and enact a providing that ten persons May find a verdict in civil the in the House Senate file court proceed Ings by the Burlingto ii Railroad against chief Arthur and the Wabash Railroad were brought to a sudden halt by judge this he announced the whole matter would be postponed until the reason for the delay is ostensibly to give the attorneys for the Wabash time to prepare an but the Burlington did not particularly oppose the to an associated press reporter judge explained that Robert counsel for the Wabash com had said that he had been in consultation All morning with receiver Mcnulta endeavouring to Wade through the mass of documents filed by the Burlington and prepare a suitable an they had found it impossible to do so in so Short a time they judge Gresham the absence of any serious opposition to delay from the had decided to let the whole matter wait until March Gen eral attorney for the Burlington Missouri brought suit in equity in the United states court today and has obtained a restraining order from judge Dundy enjoining the Union Pacific its officers and and particularly its from refusing to preform their duties under the interstate Commerce and also restraining engineers of the Union Pacific roads from striking or from organizing or combining to direct a Green proceeds upon the theory that when men Combine together for an unlawful purpose and in further Ance agree to strike or to organize a they thereby place in the hands of such combination their individual right to quit employment and thereafter Are the agents of such combination acting for the entire so that when they strike each individual not Only quits work for him self but for every other member of such the order was served late this afternoon and the hearing for a permanent injunction will begin Koh March attitude of the brotherhood at this said chief Arthur this when some time subsequent to judge Gres hams postponement of action he was asked to define his is identical with this which has appeared most Aithur held i his hand As he spoke an editor Ial clipped from a morning paper which had heretofore opposed the stand taken by the this article strongly favored a present arbitration to Avert threatened general injury to that Theip Therwood is and has been ready to submit the matter to three Dis interested persons for but speaking for the claims there is nothing to a said a that is a question of said of which we must allow people to if Morton claim is that the Burlington com with Many hundreds of Miles of country dependent upon is not doing thirty per cent of the business it was when the strike began the position is manifestly not Only in our own but in the interest of the who so far have been the Prin Cipal we say there is ample grounds for i want it to go on record before the Public that we Are As we have willing and ready to a collision caused by an inc Ojile tent March Collis Ion occurred yesterday afternoon on the Burlington Missouri River the through Denver passenger that left this City in the morn ing was standing on the track at when the southbound local passenger from Lin in charge of a Reading dashed into the station at the rate of ten Miles an a conductor and brakeman were More or less of was badly bruised and injured internal a travelling Man whose name is not yet known was seriously wretched service on the Iowa main March West bound train due at had not arrived at 8 and there was no telling when it would get owing to the in competency of the a fact which is openly talked of no attempt is made to run on schedule the same is True of the freight authenticated news of an Accident comes from a conductor was on an engine piloting a new the later got the boiler so full of water that the instead of exhausting and going up the smokestack in ran Back through the flues into the an explosion followed that blew the door of the firebox and the Pilot con who stood in front of was so badly scalded in the face that it is feared he will lose his they Are said the Point is is the decision i of the Railroad commission ers after examining the q endes March Board of Railroad commissioners have been investigating for several Days the charges of incompetency made against the engineers on the Burlington Road who have taken the places of the they took considerable testimony at Creston from who stated that they did not consider themselves firs class locomotive they summed up this testimony and submit Ted it to the governor after reciting their testimony the commissioners say superintend ent of the Iowa admits that under the conditions of All his engineers Leav ing or twelve hours he was compelled to run passenger trains with new and inexperienced it May be regarded As proven beyond and that the men above designated were inexperienced under the general rules Laid Down by the Railroad companies for the running of and tried by their own statements the commissioners do not hesitate to say that they Are after discussing the employment of incompetent engineers the commission ers say we Are Safe in As suming that in these particulars the new men running these trains cannot be equal to those who had been previously selected from the oldest and most competent engineers to run passenger the commissioners believe that the examinations that have been made and the tests that have been applied to determine whether engineers Are competent to run locomotives Are dictated by and to neglect them is they would the Chi Cago Burlington Quincy company to allow no Engineer to run a train that is not fully up to the established Standard of skill and the Law governing the Carrier of passengers he must use extraordinary care and Cau the highest the greatest fore and the Best the highest degree of skill and Dilli gence of which human Effort is the Diligence must be and liability follows slight it not being in the the com missioners have not thought it in the scope of this investigation to discuss the merits of the differences that led the engineers and firemen to leave the service of the Burlington and Quincy Railroad today Larrabee sent a letter to president advising him to set the the trouble with the strikers by a governor Larrabee letter to presi Dent Perkins reviews the situation of the he Calls attention to the inconvenience and disappointment the present state of affairs causes to the travelling and the loss to com Merce and derangement of it appeals to Perkins behalf of the people of that a settlement with the strikers will be and pro poses arbitration if other Means the judge Gresham court room Chicago was crowded monday to hear his decision in regard to the order asked for by the compelling the Wabash Road to handle after the answer of the Wabash had been showing that receiver Mcnulta had on the revoked his previous instruction and or dered former business relations with the Burlington Road judge Gresham asked the representatives of that Road what position that left it in the and Dexter replied the Burlington still desired the order from the court which was originally asked they desired this that they night feel assured the Wabash would not again refuse to receive their they asked further that the court Issue an order restraining Arthur and the brotherhood from ordering or causing a strike on the Wabash or any other Road in consequence of the action of these roads in hauling Burlington at the close of the arguments which judge Gresham practically gave his decision when he said he think the Burlington company had any Case in the Wabash has granted All you said it has promised to receive your freight and you now ask the court to Issue an order punishing the brotherhood of locomotive engineers for an alleged crime which they and against the wishes of the general manager of the who is an officer of this while the judge thus indicated what his decision would probably he announced that 16 would take the matter under advise the prevailing opinion in court Aas that the judge would refuse to Ssue any order touching the action of Arthur or the on the ground that it is beyond his jurisdiction jul is properly regulated by state How much should mothers become doctors the old every Man to his Lias a Sharp value and something of the Anglo Saxon but in the subdivision of labor incident to civil every Mother necessarily be comes a she decides whether the Little one is and immediately consults her Mentor which gives at the outset an amount of useful knowledge at which Many arrive Only after years of it is needless to state whose Mentor or family advisor she has in her Humphreys manual and medicines have found their Way into nearly every household in the and Are too Well and widely known to require Especial they Are called not Only by the Mother prescribing for her ailing because they Are mild and but by the old and Young throughout the in whom a continued experience of their results has developed a Confidence enjoyed by no other is it fever or in Llama a chill or a bad three pellets of Cine every few hours afford speedy should it be or wakefulness specific three is what the Mother gives instead of the old nauseating is it whoops ing 20 never so All and a change no sculling no fretting no going supper less to being the the child simply takes the Little sugar Pill specific wishing the dose was Lar and the work is we repeat what a change it is thus demonstrated that the mild Power new York suffered momentary distress Over the false Rumor of the formation of a poker hip

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