Davenport Weekly Gazette in Davenport, Iowa
18 Jun 1884

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18 Jun 1884

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Davenport Weekly Gazette (Newspaper) - June 18, 1884, Davenport, IowaKcf Tufa Davenport weekly Gazette is 1884. D Al v it forty eighth Congress proceedings of the last weak. House. The Senate Bill passed extending the time to commence a Biog an Atlantic Cable. The House alien went into committee of the whole on the River and Harbor Bill or Maybury called the attention of the committee to the necessity of prosecuting to completion the work of improving the Detroit River but was unsuccessful in the Effort to have the appropriation to this River increase from Bini my to the clause providing for tue construction of the Ilene pin canal having been reached or. Jones of Wisconsin raised again the Point of order that the com Mittee on divers and harbours had no jurisdiction Over the subject Anil that a Bill with substantially the same pro pending in toe House. Or. Holmes supported the Point. He made the Point that the clause was not in order As it provided for new work not authorized by Law. Or. Henderson of Illinois spoke against the Point of order and the debate continued to some length. The chairman or. Wellborn in announcing his decision reviewed several Points raised with regard to the first Point. The chair thought the clause which prohibited such legislation was applicable Only to a general appropriation Bill. It had been decided that the River and Harbor Bill was not such a measure. Sir. Holman appealed from the decision of the chair but the decision was sustained 100 to 0. Air. Holman moved to strike out tie Hennepin canal clause. Or. Potter supported the motion. It lost 02 to 04. Or. Cosgrave moved to increase from to the appropriation for the improvement of the Missouri from the Mouth to Sioux City. Or. Willis offered an amendment a. Propri Ting for completing the surveys of the Mississippi River Between the head of the passes and the head water and for making additional surveys of the River and tributaries. Or. Holman moved to Amend the amendment by providing that All Money appropriated for the Mississippi River except such Suras As Are directed to specific objects shall be expended on Plum Point and Lake reaches. Lost 72 to 9s. Or. Willis amendment was adopted. After concluding the appropriating portion of the Bill the committee Rose and the House took a recess until 12 to Morrow. Senate. Tok june on motion of senator Allison the Senate took a final vote on the consular and diplomatic appropriation Bill and the Bill passed 3s to 2 nays. Senators Vance and Van the Bill As passed is almost precisely As reported from the Senate committee of appropriations making an addition of to the Bill As reported from the House. The mexican pensions Bill was taken up. Senator a an Wyck moved As an Amend ment the Bill some time since reported from the pension committee by senator Cullom to provide pensions for invalid soldiers who had been discharged months Hie Arnor in the War of the rebellion and for the and dependent parents of the de ceased pensioners. Senator Hawley was opposed to service pensions and would therefore be unable to vote for the mexican pensions Bill. Able bodied soldiers did not need pen Sions but for disabled soldiers he would give liberally. Senator Callom said the mexican pen Sions Bill ought to be passed also an amendment providing Relief for the sol Diers of the late War. Senator Sherman was very desirous that at this session some satisfactory legislation should be secured not Only for mexican soldiers but for soldiers of the late War. He hoped the military committee would add to the Bill an amendment on another Point. It was an outrage that thousands of Brave soldiers that served their country faithfully in the War and went to their Homes when the War was Over should stand on the army record As deserters. Senator Hawley said he would not attempt to fix the precise degree of the moral guilt of the soldiers who ran Home. Nor would he for a with the rascals who ran away from the army but no Man could convince him that the class of men first mentioned Hau been just to their comrades. Senator Slater did not think anybody could measure the expense that would be incurred if the Bill became a Law with the proposed amendments. There would be rive Hundred thousand added to the pension list. This Bili had been reported from the commute a voice had come from Chicago commanding that arrears of pensions be paid and that would add probably 250.000 More to the Roli. Audacity of the Whol thine was the Only feature in its favor. It was a political flank movement to cover tip excessive taxation. Senator installs moved As an amendment Bill to. 2. Being the Bill introduced by him put Surv nors of the i Ninn Arm c-1 Tbs 1311 o Clork having of my of thru will. At the Cret Rinc ses Sunn lie h disc re if the d Fri for a till. Artinr Wae Ink a r Heuft wild stir 3iil the lift was up Ritj 9 s Tefr Riding 1lm1 Iti tji 5 n in a fail a to a c 1 v in fair l if la Neal liw a can Strart. W a j. Attn Tiunis to f in l Urc a mrs i no Fli i Ltd Fri if Cin 1v Lolini t it t Lull the fowl Fiu if Dick Urilt 1 Tui Ulm if Minimi it Iti r 1 i Hii us ii it tid .-u1 Chi l this instead of tie follow a no words in the Bill -thi1 act shall not to construed As authorising pay or compensation or allowance prior to bib appointment under i the conference report was agreed to yeas 158, nays. Or. Payson Fiton the committee on Public lands reported Back the. Bill to res Frue All lauds held i the indemnity limits for Railroad and Wagon Road Pur poses. Placed on the Honse Calendar. The House then went into committee of the whole or. Dunn in the chair on the deficiency Bill. Several amendments were offered and rejected. When the committee reached the end of the Bill sir. Randall moved As an additional Section his proposition against political assessments. Or. Cannon made a Point that the amendment was not in order under the Rule. Or. Randall admitting that the Amend ment was open to the Point of order sex. Pressed regret that the Poult had been made adding thit the judgment of the people was that political assessments had been carried on to an outrageous extent. Or. Kasson argued that the amendment was objectionable not Only As being against the Rule but As being against Good policy. If an Iowa Farmer sold a Hundred bushels of Oats to an army commissioner he could not a Bejany of the Money for disseminating political information or for printing tickets. A member of Congress desiring re election would not be permit Ted to spend any of his own Money for the Ordinary purposes of his election while his being a member might spend any amount Hel choose. The chairman expressing his regret that such a wholesome proposition and one so conducive to Public morals was out of order sustained the Point of order. The committee then Rose and the House agreed to All the amendments reported. The Bill then passed. Or. Hewitt from the committee on ways and Means reported a Bill to carry into effect the convention Between the United states and Mexico signed on the 20th of january 1883, with favourable re port. The report was ordered printed and the Bill placed on the Calendar. The House then proceeded to the consideration of the bul reported from the committee on Pacific railroads to Amend several Pacific Railroad acts. A vote was taken on or. Payson s substitute for the Bill and amendments. It provides that if the Railroad companies shall not within sixty Day s from the receipt of notice pay the surveying the land then their right to such lands shall cease and the lands shall be restored to the Public Domain for settlement under the Home Stead Laws. The substitute was agreed to and the Bill in that shape passed. The House then took up the Bill to Amend the Thurman act but without action adjourned. Washington. To be inn lobed. Washington june 11. At a meeting of the House committee on appropriations to Day the following Resolution offered by Randall was adopted As a amendment to the general deficiency Bill by a vote of 6 to a a party vote of those p resent that no senator representative or Delegate in Congress or senator representative clerk or employee in the United states or any department Branch or Bureau there of or any person receiving any salary or compensation from moneys derived from the Treasury of the United states or any contractor under the United states Shaft give or band to any person or persons directly or indirectly any Meney or other valuable thing on account of or to be applied to the promotion of any political project whatever that any person guilty of a violation of this provision shall be deemed guilty of a Misdemeanour and shall on conviction thereof be punished by a Fine of not exceeding or imprisonment not exceeding a term of three years or by both Fine and imprisonment in the discretion of the court. Of Justice swale. The remains of sex Justice Swaine United states supreme court arrived from new York on a special car this morning and were interred at Oak Hill cemetery. The pall bearers were Justice Miller Field and Bradley solicitor Gen. Phillips assistant attorney generals w. A. Maury and j. K. Mccammon judge d. K. Caner and Samuel Shella barter. Capital voted. When the clause in the River and har Bor Bill providing for the construction of tiie Ilene pin canal was reached in the House various Points of order were raised against it for the purpose of eliminating it but the speaker Over ruled them All. Nominations. Registers of the land offices h. W. Rothert of Iowa Chey Enne Wyoming o. P Chisholm of Illi Nois Soseman Montana. Treaty by Jelco. The trealy which has been under con rid tation in the committee on foreign relations providing for Inie Roa. Sriri Itkind Patent system and which Faa ready been ratified Oad promulgated by Twenty four was reported adversely to the Senate and a Brief discussion rejected. in toe Hep Bli can senators held a caucus tills morning Spoja the mexican pension Bill senator amendment proposing to remove tie limitations of arrears of pension was modified As to exp no the in Orisons of the arrears act cml to Caos bid Bra to the first of Neit Joann re Ladin lbs of no 51 Rule of final slur Tail to. Erpert wet Herkt. Teller has my ret decided i Civ nn1 report of i re. Who of Pii Tiftic jail Ronal the of tbsp 51 up incr Neiot Urjil unfair. Under he Fecla 3odi Dlo rpt Rirl for the or Carol in d fat Nile 1" i Row 11 i m lie Arrn Anth. Jim inv a fit Lar 1" that if Limin i in to Rojt Tom to in c i feb to to 1h" f Ovid stir t Mil Ali to a tit in fowl Tom tvs i i m i 11 my info few u u 10 t Momi us 111" up ilium v till Antt Ali in in i fill fiber 1 ill Tsiprin n a in k thu Mittee it is expected will be reported to the House this week. In slash investigation. The special committee appointed to investigate the charges against William ii. English of lobbying in the House in the interest of his son in the contested elec Tion Case of English against 1 Eele began the examination of witnesses to Day. The mexican treaty. In the report accompanying the Bill to carry into effect the mexican treaty pre pared by a. S. Hewitt and reported from the ways and Means committee to Day the committee says Mexico is the Gate through which this country will find its connection with the Central and South american states. The time has arrived when we must adopt the Continental policy laying its foundation Broad and deep in the Mutual interests of intimate commercial and political sympathies. The Lonroe doctrine must be asserted and enforced. It is essential for our safety As Well As our growth that we shall exercise a controlling influence in the affairs of the West Ern world. It May not be desirable that we should extend the limits of our sovereignty beyond our own Borders but Ery measure which tends to establish closer relations with our neighbors to create material interests to develop common Hopes and sympathies and to tie us More closely together in support of the principles of free government and the Progress of human Liberty should be encouraged. It is for this Rea son that the Mexico Marks an Era in the Progress of the Western world. We have Only to cultivate peace and Good will with our neighbors and accept every Opportunity for free Intercourse and free Exchange in order to Complete the demonstration of that Blessing which has crowned the unrestricted commercial Intercourse of the states of our Union Tuth each other which May be extended and enjoyed by All people of the Western hemisphere not Only in peace and secur Ity but without peril to their political existence As free and Independent nations. Satisfactorily adjusted. Secretary Teller has modified the government experts report on the Union Pacific company and the officials of the Road now declare themselves better Satis fied. The Point of different Chi was that the experts failed to place among the assets certain amounts due the company. Political. The Jpe Laware democrats. Dover del., june democratic state convention was called to order at r. M., by chairman Reynolds of the state committee who in his remarks mentioned Bayard whose name was greeted with great applause. The com Mittee on resolutions reported As Fol lows resolved that the democratic party of Delaware declares steadfast adherence to the doctrines of party principles and policy avowed in the platform at so Louis in 1876 and repeated at Cincinnati in 1880, which have been approved by time and experience and we Trust on Dele Gates in the approaching convention at Chicago will cooperate in adopting them to the present needs of the country. We present to the whole country our fellow citizen Thomas Francis Bayard As a statesman whose nomination for presi Dent would Turain Trace and candidate and whose election would insure and satisfy the highest aspiration of the american people. Printer denominated by dec Lima Tion. , 111., june democratic congressional convention of the thirteenth District met in this City to Day. Every county was fully represented. The Hon. Win. Was renominated by acclamation. This is Springer s sixth nomination and he has never hid to take a contest since the first time every nomination coming to him by acclamation. The Hon. Edward Scott of Morgan county was nominated for re election to the third term As member of the state Board of equalization. Attorneys launched. Tuety to free of term from the state University special to tie Iowa car june graduating exercises of the Law department of the University took place to Day in the opera House before an immense audience ninety three men graduated and were sworn in As attorneys in the state and fed eral courts. After the exercises proper a response to a Call from the audience. Chancellor Hammond of so Louis made a few remarks after which the Hon. G. Wright of Des Moines was called on and made a Short speech. This evening occurs the oration and i Walt. Commence ment Ball anal reception. To Morrow trill occur the Arrida sting exercises of the senior class and alumni accidents. Killed in a collision 34 with an excursion train on Atlantic Road. 1his morning. Engineers Palmer and Baxter conductor Smith baggage Mas Ter Vaughn mail acing fire Man Barber were killed. Many persons were injured. The excursion party were of tie Presbyl Eriyo Church. Frank Fenton. Supervisor of tie and g. Edwards were also killed on Atlantic Road Accident. The crash caused by the Oon reception of tie the or Mph dispatch. Boih engines of Masjid. The following were ininrw3j Henrj scald i fend hip Leonard Tausch badly Cal did. Frank Mccon Niri 3eg and John Caf Tkv Jig or lib Urff we As key internally cannot live lop. U Isen Liam Apont badly Tori fed cirt lie Tiara Irao. A. L May and criminal. Hyu Amiter captured. Key flu june the arrival of the Mallory Teamer late last right. From new York Frederi Murrero arrested on of having explosives in his Possession upon Al Duvet of the United suites District attorney. Information was Probach received from the of Licals of Kew York a few weeks ago and his Mission Evi Dently known through the upon searching his Bai Reige the officials found a fuse detonating cups and books of instruction upon the manufacture of dynamite. The articles were submitted to an expert officer of the Fri Gate Falena and the conclusions de at were that Marrero had materials and instructions for making dynamite and such articles As could not be made Here. The vigilance of the officials was doubt less caused by the report that the Dyna miters intended to import materials and manufacture Here. Fatally stabbed. Pakis 111. June a j Jarrel at an Amateur minstrel entertainment at a school House near Here on saturday Al Bert Metcalf aged .17, fatally stabbed Clarence Mcallister who died before morning. Metcalf is in jail Here. Field for cruelty. Chicago. June officers of the humane society returned from Monee 111., where on saturday they arrested m s Sophia Hinter for starving into idiocy and beating with Savage cruelty and maiming her Stepson she has been held to answer. Thrown overboard and drowned. G 111., june 1c Leti and t. Melehan quarrelled on Board an Elk Carrion boat Between Galena and Savanna. The former threw the latter overboard and he was drowned. Len is in ail at Savanna. Horse thieves captured Helen i june a posse of Deputy sheriffs have returned from Pursuit of a gang of horse thieves who two weeks ago stole fifty horses near Helena. The thieves were overtaken about Midnight asleep in a House near Brickerville Inatio. The posse stood guard till the gang were at breakfast when a Rush was made upon them. A Sharp ensued. George Munn one of the thieves was killed. The others. O Neil Murphy and John and Henry Elm unison. Surrem Leedon prom ise that they would not be 1 ached they Are in jail at Virginia City. The Edmun sons Are supposed to be the men who robbed the Benton coach on May 27. Telegraph briefs eight Frame buildings on fourth Street in Sioux cite. There burned Early yesterday morning. Loss insurance 000. The Eastern Railroad company has tendered to the co Minitte of the Chicago convention to notify Blaine of his Nomi nation the use of a special train to con vey the commit be from Boston to Augusta. The offer was accepted. The train leaves Boston at 4 o clock on Friday afternoon. Chicago june directors of the Burlington Cedar rapids Northern Railroad in session Here to Dav elected c. J. Ives of Cedar rapids president of the Road vice Tracy deceased and r. Who Lias get feral Suporo Vendeni was elected vice Presti legit the United states grand jury handed in an indictment against James d. Fish and John Ceno charging them with mis appropriation of National Bank funds also an indictment against Ferdinand word charging him with aiding and abetting the officers of the National Bank in illegally applying the funds of the Bank. Be Claire Legal. A Happy a traveler s Beautiful Jaime and a tap by occasion be Claire june 7, 1s64. Friday. June 13, at their Home n Lin Coln township. Or. And met. Benjamin Criswell celebrated Tje forty second anniversary of their marriage and or. Cris Wells Birt Liday about 150 of their friends made up of from Lincoln be Claire Davenport and Clin ton were present to enjoy Wilh them the Happy occasion. The guests began to arrive about 30 a. and the iral Lant Benjamin received and greeted them one an All in a manner Peculiar to himself. The time was pleasantly spent on the Beautiful and Shady Lawn in social Chat. Playing croquet and other out door games until to clock. When dinner was announced. The dinner table was set in a Fine Maple Grove a few Yards West of the Bouse. A neat table about fifty feet in length had been erected and suitable built beside it. The table fairly creaked under the Load of Good things placed thereon. Besides containing ail is substantial and up building All the Delica cies of the swis m were there in great abundance. Everything had been pre pared tinder 1he Direcia aunt and All s. No Thow who have partaken of it of i Tal Tyr in attest. Dinner time was pleasantly spent without any unusual occurrence until it was noised around Bat Isaac Rothschild had turned up. Sure enough it proved True and Isaar was the Central figure on the grounds pres ent looking upon him somewhat As Jiey Woald upon Charley it appear that of canc left about a. the Road und according to mutes made from Isaac s statements it porn Lillile Liat he drove nearly seventy 1" reach a place nun us i Taat 1rom where he started. The Grove in which dinner was scr inca an it Wenly tears since Irp and Tif made the Remtul i lie Lime tilt Surat of Ennid Hove like firn 1.1 dinner Luiere Kerry a Anil 1he Ali inc was by or. Viva revs. Own Niimd an1 Aire Nany 3nrp" All of lip Large win to rate -Io-1 to Titi is Ahert or tort to. Mia Marci Liim in s of Orson not. P y with m by mail gain health Andja piness. Do is others have dome. Are your kidneys disordered Khlar wort Burti Frohl Tot Erroa or i Are your nerves weak a t Wai h. 30. Have you Bright s disease kit Orr it Wajer suffering from diabetes rarer it. Have von liver complaint Emit Wol a cred Kex f 2n-Uble i 1" Back lame and aching have you Eli Nev disease fit Are you malaria 9ft to Law kit Are you bilious fit of Al Tel Ai. Arc Yoti tormented to c r-i.frm1.fi. 3 11 1" Fisi. Celil t til Ait a Are you Shea mutism racked re it attn 1 Ajilo , k you would banish Cain false kidney Worth the blood or. Kean ill 1 ii i my Cru

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