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7 Feb 1899

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7 Feb 1899

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Fort Wayne Journal (Newspaper) - February 7, 1899, Fort Wayne, Indiana The Senate endorses the Republican caucus Bill and defeats thirty six amendments. Port Wayne Gas company accused of sending natural. Gas out of the state and a Bill. prevent it. The House discusses pensions and republicans defeat a proposition to place the widows of Allex Gover nors on a plane with mrs. Morton a another Cut in building and loan expenses a the legislature wants express and Telegraph companies to pay the War tax. The Bill covers the Points of the very amendments that they wished to Malce. It was thought that the Quot democrats had held a caucus against the Bill but it was found that this is a mistake for they Seldom agreed on any proposition though the majority of them Are opposed to the Bill on general principles. The Bill however it is stated by or. New will pass the Senate though there May be some slight amendments which have been submitted to the authors of the Bill and to which they have no objection., a the morning session of the Senate was taken up in committee reports and there was some discussion on a Resolution introduced by senator Nus Baum relating to the War Revenue taxes. A few Bills were introduced. In the House a number of Bills were passed to second Reading and advanced to engrossment. This afternoon at 4 o clock the Brown Bill which reorganizes the state Board of education was the special order in the Beform Bill. Special to the journal Indianapolis feb. 6.�?when the Senate ceased discussing the township Reform Bill on its second Reading today the advocates of Reform had won a sweeping Victory. Thirty six Amend intents were proposed during the Day but All that in the least Hurt the Bill were rejected. Those adopted tend to strengthen the Bill. The democrats showed no signs of caucus action but most of the amendments came from that Side. The Bill comes up on second Reading to Morrow. It is now certain it will pass the Senate. The House and Senate both adopted resolutions calling on the Indiana senators representatives to use their votes and influence to Force the express and Telegraph companies to pay War Revenue tolls instead of their patrons. The advocates of the removal of the Newton county seat won an unexpected Victory when the House considered and struck out the clause requiring a vote of 65 per cent of the i it eople to relocate leaving it 55 per cent. Representative Bonham of Hartford City is going to introduce a Bill providing that Gas shall not be piped out of the state from Wells that have As Low As 200 pounds pressure. The Law is now 300 pounds and As no Gas Wells now have that much , he claims the Law is inoperative. He says that much of the Indiana Gas goes to fort Wayne and he intimates that it is distributed thence to Points outside the state while much More goes to Chicago. The House building loan committee to night unanimously Agi eed to report few orally on the Aikens Bill making a great Cut in the legitimate expenses which All associations will fight. Louis . Defobio fight. Senator new defended his Bill against amendments. Indianapolis feb. 6.�?the first real fight Over the three county and township Reform Bills began in the Senate to Day when senator new called up Senate Bill 31, providing for a township Council. For several Days senator new has been trying to get the Bill up for second Reading and engrossment but some of the members whose names appear on the Roll Call before that of senator new delayed proceedings As much As possible and for three Days he had not been Able to have his name called. However with the Aid of some of the democrats who Are his personal friends the deck was cleared for him and when his name was called this morning he brought the Bill up. Then the fight began in Earnest and the members of the Senate were surprised at the activity displayed by the Marion county senator. He carefully scrutinized every amendment offered and demonstrated that the Rule that newspaper men Are Seldom Good speakers does not hold Good in All cases. In addition to his arguments he went to the offerer of amendments and explained to them that in most instances Catar a climatic but a local remedy or Chancre of climate will cure it. Get a Well known. Specific Ely s cram Salvit is quickly a Berlied. Gives Relief at once. Opens and cleanse the nasal Passa Gea. Allays tests the membrane. Restores a senses of taste and smell. No cocaine no Lle Cury. No injurious Dur. Full Ose foe trial size Lac. At druggists or by mall. Bit brotheir3, 66 Warren Street new Tork. S took up the greater part of the Senate s time. Rwjr v Quot the Indiana Senate jumped into routine business with a whirl this morning just As though it had not been adjourned since last Friday afternoon. The members evidently knew just Quot where they were at Quot and apparently were in favor of making up for lost time and of relieving themselves of any imputations made by members of the House that they had been wasting valuable time in adjournments. The customary absences on monday morning. Among those who had gone Home to spend saturday and sunday were noticed when the Senate opened but the seats Wei a soon filled and by noon there Wei a not Many vacant desks. Visitors were exceptionally few. From expressions of the members to one another the remaining four weeks of the session will be devoted strictly to business and not much time will be spent in special orders and adjournments. The regular order was according to custom suspended until the committees could get in their reports a. Bill which they had under consideration. The Bill for a state plumbers Board was killed. War tax Resolution. The regular order was further suspended. In order that new Bills and resolutions might be introduced. Among the resolutions offered was the following by senator Nusbaum dem whereas uncertainty As to the construction of certain provisions of the internal Revenue Laws of the United states now exists and general dissatisfaction prevails because of the demands of certain corporations therefore be it resolved. That our representatives and United states senators in the National Congre a be requested to so Amend the internal Revenue of the United states to define specifically and fix certainly that All Telegraph companies and express companies shall pay the Reveny a upon All messages and packages forwarded by them to the end that the expenses incurred by reason of the Spanish american War May be equally distributed and paid by the whole people. The Resolution caused a Good natured discussion for a Brief time. The opposition to the Resolution roused its author who fought earnestly for its . When a Viva Voce vote was taken there were no Senate a Nusbaum however was not satisfied and demanded a Yea and nay vote saying that he wanted the senators constituents to know How they voted. On the Roll Call the vote stood 39 yeas to n it nays. Senator Nusbaum was dissatisfied and made a demand that the absentees be called but he thought better of his demand and said he was satisfied with the adoption of his Resolution. Senator Gill the Pov Milf Quot. Member then introduced his Resolution to Amend the Constitution and provide for a referendum. Township Reform. Senator new s township Reform Bill was called up Early under the regular order of Bills on second i Reading a gtd took most of the time of the morning. Many of the senators were on their feet to offer amendments embodying desired changes. On motion of senator new the Bill was considered Section by Section and not As a whole. The proposing of amendments began when the first Section was under consideration. The Bill provided that at the time of electing township trustees the voters of the several townships should elect an advisory Board consisting of five citizens property taxpayers residing in the township. The amendment offered by senator Drummond and another offered by senator Ball made this Section of the Bill read Quot resident freeholders and qualified voters in the All amendments fixing the term of office of the advisory Board at two years instead of four years was lost. Senator g Ibert s amendment which was adopted provides that instead of Quot on the first monday in april Quot the rates of taxation shall be deemed a Lien on property Quot on the first Day of another amendment offered and passed provides that the advisory Board shall elect from its number a Secretary who shall record the proceedings of the Board. The Bill provided that the township trustees should act As Secretary to the proc Medinos. Discussion of pension for mrs. Morton Bills on second Reading according to the usual program for Quot Blue monday Quot the House met an hour late to Day with a number of seats vacant the representatives to whom they belong not yet having returned from their sunday visits Home. The Rev. Levi White of Trinity congregational Church offered the opening prayer a number of members asked leave of absence for their Collea is giving sickness As the cause. A men ber with a love for statistics estimated that grip is prevalent in at least fourteen counties of the state., the. Second Reading of Bills was the first order of business. I. O ban Hon s Bilu to tax gifts and inheritances provoked the first Discua Slon which was Shorter however than was expected. Or. Niit comb of Marion offered that amendment inserting a proviso that when the inheritance goes to a pubic or charitable or education institution it shall not he taxed. It was accepted by the author and adopted. Or. Murphy of Marion moved to strike out the enacting clause. The motion was tabled. The Bill was then advanced to engrossment. Or. Beardsley s Bill 198providing that mayors of cities shall take office at the same time As the City councilmen aroused or. Eichhorn s opposition. He moved to strike out the enacting clause explaining that the Bill would shorten the terms of the mayors now in office to two years instead of four burning them out in 1900. Instead of 1902. The Bill would affect All cities in the state except Indianapolis Evans the and fort Wayne which Are governed by special Charters. Both or. Boards Ley and or. Kirkpatrick explained that an amendment would obviate the difficulty Buji excepting the mayors now in office. Or. Shideler said that if such an amendment were embodied the Bill would make no important change in the present Law and in any Case he hoped the motion to strike out the enacting would prevail. A motion to table or. Eichhorn s motion failed. Then the motion to strike out the enacting prevailed and the Bill died. Or. Williams a Bill authorizing the teaching of vocal music m the common schools waa promptly attacked by or. with a motion to strike out the enacting clause. Or. Hedgecock defended the Bill and stated that it would involve no additional expense or. Roberts took Issue with or. Hedgecock. He said that the Bill was introduced for the Benefit of a Man who had music charts to sell and not in the of the school system. He said that the Bill should not be before the House anyway As the majority report for its indefinite postponement had been adopted and the Bill ought not to have been printed. After an a no estimation the speaker sustained or. Roberts in his Contention that the Bill had been killed in committee and no further was to keep it in its grave. Mrs. Morton and mrs. Chase. The Bill appropriating 5100 a Mont i to Lucinda m. Morton widow of of Vav p. Morton was read a second time for it. Air. Eichhorn offered an amendment making a similar appropriation to the widow of tra j. Chase. Or. He it raised the Point that the amendment was not Germain to the subject Thoush be had no objection he said to granting mrs. a put a Sion. A separate Bill should be introduced he thought. The speaker was inclined to hold or. Huff s Point not Well taken and after some i Cussion and investigation of the Ruu s. Made the ruling that the Bill was a simple appropriation Bill and the amendment was Gevmaine. Or. Gloss Bonnor said he thought or. Kic Hhorn s amendment was simply to kill the i in. And he moved to table the amendment. .�.ilr. Eichhorn said he had offered the amendment in Good Faith and did not wish to have his motives questioned. The motion to table prevail in by a strict party vote several republicans not voting or. then offered an amendment inc Ludins the widows of All the deceased Vernois of the state. Or. A Lankenship grew Indus rant. He said if he were a Democrat he would of i Vor such a measure instead of try Nir to kill it by such amendments. He moved to table the amendment. In. Eichhorn demanded the ayes and noes. The amendment was tabled by a strict party vote of in to 32. Or. Said Elfr then moved that the Hill be advanced to engrossment. Or. Eichhorn said he hoped an oppor Timity would be Fiven him for further amendment but the motion for engrossment prevailed. After the vote was decided mfr. Blank Enship jumped to Foet and demanded the previous question. He was Laus Quot hed at and applauded and the speaker blandly informed him that there was Nof Hina before the House. The Bill by or. Willou Ruby. Concern Init the appointment and compensate Iii of Hotchand court reporters was the subject of some discussion by reason of an amendment offered by or. Wise providing that no son or daughter of he judge shall of appointed As the reporter of the court. The Bill provides that the jul dare of each circuit criminal and Superior court shall appoint an official reporter. The Wise amendment was adopted and the Bill engrossed. House Bill 2f.3 Willfor the revision of let it Indiana statutes was read for end Rosment. The Bill provides for a Board of revision consists apr of three competent lawyers to be appointed by the Judi res of the supreme court. Or. Eichhorn offered As amendment taking out of the proposed compilation the ? of the supreme and appellate courts referring to each statute. He thought the Board ought not to he paid out of the Treasury for doing work which some one else would do anyway and which the lawyers of prot to pay for. Since it was they who would Benefit. The amendment failed of adoption. After some slight amendment the engrossment of the Bill was record. House Bills on second Reading. House Bill 280 or. Hedgecock defining certain concerning cutting of weeds along partition fences. Amended. Advanced to engrossment. House Bill 297 or. Wise relating to the Law of evidence concerning comparison of disputed handwriting. Advanced to engrossment. House Bill 314 or. Cravens of Washington providing that owners of land within the corporate limits of a City or town used exclusively for agricultural purposes shall live the right to work out Road tax. Enacting clause stricken out. House Bill 203 Willoughb concerning the appointment and compensation of shorthand court reporters. Amended. Advanced to engrossment. House Bill 263 mull to provide for a revision of the statute Laws of Indiana and the appointment of a Board of revision consisting of three lawyers to be selected by the judges of the supreme court. Amended. Advanced to engrossment. House Bill 327 Canad providing that county commissioners shall furnish Blank forms for persons having claims against a county and that the auditor shall receive no fee for swearing any person to such claim. Amended. Advanced to engrossment. I House Bill 377 or. Shirley to legalize the incorporation of the town of Shirley City. Recommitted to committee on cities and towns. House Bill �19 Neal to Amend an act to enable owners to Drain lands when this can not be done without affecting the lands of others. Made a special order for 2 30 o clock Friday. House Bill 356 Knott Sto provide for the formation of drainage districts for agricultural purposes. Made a special order for Friday at 3 o clock. House Bill 350 car Wayto compel rail roads to maintain suitable waiting rooms baggage and freight rooms in cities and towns having 100 population or More. Amended advanced to engrossment. House Bill 94 Kenwood appropriating $100 a month to Lucinda m. Morton. Advanced to engrossment. House Bill 370 roots to authorize and empower cities and towns to provide by ordinance to keep their streets and alleys Cleavi amended. Advanced to Bill 31 o ban onto tax gifts and inheritances. Amended. Advanced to engrossment. House Bill 198 Beardsle concerning the election and terms of office of City officers providing that the mayor shall take office at the same time As other City officers. Enacting clause struck out. House Bill 22 brow concerning the construction and repair of Public drains. Made a special order for next a riday at 2 o clock. Senate committe reports. House Bill 89 or. Downe concerning the construction of free gravel roads. For passage after striking out sections 4 and 5 and renumbering the other sections. Senate Bill 299 Purcell to prevent firms or corporations from compelling their employees by Means of threats of discharge or reduction of wages to become lobbyists for or against measures pending in the general Assembly which affects the interests of said firms or corporations. Indefinite postponement. Senate Bill 282 key is by request relating to the publishing of notices for the Sale of real estate at sheriff s sales. Indefinite postponement. Senate Bill 328 Newby legalizing th3 incorporation of the town of Kennard Henry county. For passage. Senate Bill 284 Newby. Legalizing the pets of the Circle Grove cemetery association of Spiceland. For passage. Senate Bill 311 Wood regulating the jurisdiction of City courts. Indefinite postponement. Senate Bill 327 she relating to civil procedure. Indefinite postponement. Senate Bill 315 Hugg by request to prevent incompetent persons from working at or conducting the business of plumbing. Indefinite postponement. House Bill 191 Artma regulating natural Gas rates. Indefinite postponement. Senate Bill 296 Gwi relating to the receiving of Money by state county and. Township officers without authority of Law. Indefinite postponement. Senate Bill 137 Gilbert for the purity of elections machine voting Bill. For passage. A claims and Senate Bill 2.52 lamber appropriating $99 for the Relief of Thomas w. Zaininger. Of Bartholomew county. Amount Cut Dove n to $00. For passage. A county and township House Bill 154 to poor Relief. For . Bills on second Reading. Senate Bill 204 Gilbert providing for Ijo Ards of county charities and corrections. to engrossment. St Nate Bill 28.&Quot Leig appropriating Money to compile the the soldiers Monument. Advanced to engrossment. New Senate Bills. No. 343. Senator Agnew for payment of costs Pinciu red in Case of state against Tolleston club. Finance. No. O44. Senator Corr relating to duties of county commissioners. County and town3hi�> business. No. 345. Senator Early concerning a alienation of re in property. Judiciary. No. 341�. Senator Early appropriating a in jts a to Benjamin f. Hivens for Money fax bonded at world s fair. Claims and expenditures. No. 347. Senator Gilbert relating to school funds. Judiciary. No. 34s. Senator Grain Tina of divorces. Judiciary. No. Senator Gochenour constituting boards of commissioners and Turnpike directors. Roads. No. 350. Senator Goodwine relating to the education of children. Educ acid a. No. 851. Senator Hawkins for an avg Propri Tion of .$2,400 to Samuel m. Comp ton for extra services As quartermaster general. Claims and expenditures. No. 3.52. Senator the practice of Medicine. Judiciary. No. 353. Senator hos ate by request a relating to assessment life insurance companies. Insurance. No. 3,54. Senator Inman fixing time for holding court in forty ninth judicial District. Organization of courts. No. 355. Senator Inman for the formation of Mutual tire insurance companies. Cities and towns. No. 3.5t. Seni Tor new to establish a free Bureau of Public employment in connection with the Indiana Bureau of statistics. Labor. No. 357. Senator Drummonds to prevent the Lynching of persons in custody of county sheriffs. Judiciary. No. 3.58. Sinator Wood concerning the alienation of real estate. Judiciary. No. 359. Senator Wood concern inst veterinary practice. Public health. No. So. Senator i ill concerning the education of children. Are starving. Men who caused the Virden riots in poverty. St. Louis feb. 6.�?the negroes whose importation from Alabama caused a Battle at Virden 111., a few months ago in which several miners were killed Are freezing and starving in a graders Camp on the Mobile amp Ohio Railroad near Cahokia. Their condition is so desperate that the is. Clair county Board of supervisors has been asked that Relief be extended by the county. The work of grading is finished and there seems nothing for the unfortunate negroes to do but to get Back to the South the Best Way they will be the Home of two Indiana Catholic Sisters. Mishawaka ind., feb. 6.�?Sisters Bonaventure and Flaviana left this City yesterday to join the Leper Colony in the Sandwich islands. They belong to the third i Dier of st. Francis whose Headquarters Are in Syracuse n. Y. Few Ever return from that Home of hideous disease and slow coming death. Sister Bonaventure is the Niece of very Rey. A. B. Oechtering Dean to Bishop Ademacher and of the very Rev. J. H. Oechtering of fort Wayne. At Kalaupapa on the Isie of Molokai is located the largest of the Leper colonies. There is a regularly organized Colony of lepers numbering 1,500. They have a court with a leprous judge a store with a leprous keeper leprous officers hospitals with leprous nurses a school with a leprous teacher and a Church whose pastor is similarly affected. Their marriage Laws Are much like those of other communities and there about fifty children who have leprous parents but show none of the disease themselves. 6ay if 01 Mardi gras this year will eclipse the Gayety of nations. Preparing to make the festival unique even in the annals of that magnificent pageant some of the floats will include colonial expansion and cuban for the journal. New Orleans. Feb. 6.�?the glories of Mardi gras Are to Shine More resplendent than Ever this year. King Rex was always a magnificent Monarch but he will be the proudest ruler that Ever wore purple during this coming festival for the great events of the year and the country s marvelous growth will be factors in the Triumph of the festival that will make All preceding celebrations Mere Ordinary affairs by comparison. In the great procession that i the feature of the festivities our great victories Over Spain and the National expansion to regions Oriental will have a prominent place. There will be novelties in the new Orleans pageant in the shape of expansion floats cuban cars and modern features interspersed with ancient magnificence. All the old favourites will be there. Comus will Lead the Parade with a gorgeously costumed body guard. The Leader will be enthroned on a splendid car around which will be floating winged figures. The car called Quot title Quot will be festooned with Palms through Green leaves of which will glow the Bright Light of sacrificial fire. Minerva descending from Olympus to Ithaca will Bear in her hand the javelin with which she humbled t Quot ants and overturned armies. Telemachus in search of his father Ulysses will be of com pained by the athenian maid Pallas and Nestor will be seen making a sacrifice to Neptune in gratitude for the saving of the lives of the two when on the search. Ulysses returning from Troy will be seen in the Grotto of Calypso with nymphs singing amid the rocks. A great Gauze screen Over the float will represent the Cave and through this transparent covering will be seen the Flowers Trees and Pendant vines of the Cavern. A special car will be devoted to the doings of aeolus. King of the winds. At the Center of the car will be a huge Leathern bag typifying the methods adopted by aeolus for confining the winds. Huge dolphins at the Corners of the float will spout into the air enormous puffs of wind which descending will lash the Ocean into towering Waves. Ulysses and his followers will be shown beseeching aeolus to still the wind that they May proceed upon their voyage. In the tableau upon another car will be shown the scene wherein circe restores Ulysses companions from Swine into men. The poem recites thai circe Quot in her potent hand she bore the virtue of the Masic Wand. Then hastening to the sties set wide the door urged Forth and drove the bristly Herd before ten wildly out they rushed with general cry. Enormous beasts dishonest to the Eye. Now touched by counter charms they change again. And stand . Recalled to men. Those hairs of late that bristled every part. Fall off miraculous effect of Art a till All the form in full proportion Rise. More Young More Large More Graceful to three enormous tucked boars will be seen at the rear of the float ferociously Rushing from the sties while circe seated upon her throne changes them with a wave of her magic Wand Back into handsome men. Among the humorous floats will be one called Quot Captain Jinks of the horse the chief figure on the float will be that of the Doughty commander who has been rendered Famois by the poem which tells of his Havi Quot fed his men on pork and seated astride of a horse whose starved appearance is in strict keeping with the Story. Captain Jinks will look the peer of any military officer in the land. The front of the oat will be ornamented with a decrepit old Indian a True representative of Quot poor to Quot whose tattered costume and closely held Blanket conceals the deadly Tomahawk which his fathers waved with skill and unerring aim before the White Man drove him to the reservations. Instead however of being engaged in any warlike business the Indian will be addressing himself to the duties of cooking a Large army pot being suspended from a three stilted series of uprights under which a fire is burning briskly. A hut will occupy the rear of the float and in front of it two soldiers who have been fed on pork and Beans stand guard. The program is not yet fully made up but enough is known of the features for the gorgeousness and Novelty of the Parade to be assured things. At the conclusion of the Rex Parade the great indoor festival will begin when the King and Queen will be rulers of a Gay and splendidly costumed court and the world famous festival will wind up in a Blaze of glory. Recent years were taken to Day by Post office inspectors Quot Beebe and style. Assisted by deputies. The robbers were ten in number. They include j. Robertson a. And son Albert Robertson. Suez contractors m. E. Robertson c. E. Robertson and . And Tom Essicks. Stage Drivers. They covered Star routes from al Reno to Arapahoe eighty Miles West and from Bridgeport to Cloud Aniie to seventy five Miles Southwest and supplied More than 100 offices. The culprits Are charged with numerous robberies committed since 1898. The officers recovered about $2,000 Worth of news. Mrs. Kiam Karn of West Mala Street is one of the latest victims of la Grippe. Mrs. Peter Anderson of East Washington Street is very ill suffering with pneumonia. Mrs. Rudolph Kabish of Fairfield Avenue who has been very Low with pneumonia is convalescent the Lakeside Aid society will meet this afternoon at the Home of mrs. John Andrews of Edgewater Avenue. Miss Lizzie Fox who was recently relieved As night operator at the South Side Home Telephone Exchange and assigned to Day duty in the Central office has been returned to her old position on the South Side. The Rev. H. G. Mendenhall d. D., formerly pastor of the third presbyterian Church who recently resigned his charge at Kansas City on account of the death of his parents has been recalled to the Quot Sunflower state Quot and accepted the Call. The horse hitched to the Wagon of the National express com Pany fell Down on the icy pavement on Calhoun Street near Quot the court Quot Alley yesterday and caused some excitement but not so much As the heroic efforts of officers Quot Bob Quot Dickson and Ben Elliott to get the animal up on All fours . Cincinnati feb. 6.�?jack Daly of Wilmington del., and Charlie Burns of this City fought a ten round draw Here to night. Of bought by the Trust. Cincinnati feb. 6.�?the United states cast Iron foundry company has been purchased by the Addyston pipe and steel company for $1,800,000, spot Cash postal bombers caught. Band of Star route pilfer ers under arrest in Oklahoma. Colonel Bryan says the question of annexation is now a Domestic one. Lincoln. Neb. Feb. . We. A Bryan expressed no Surprise Over the Ramt cation of the peace treaty and commented briefly on the matter. When the associated press correspondent asked him if the ratification of the treaty would end the Light against annexation of the Philippines he said Quot not by any Means. While Many have thought a fight should be made against the treaty t have Felt that the real fight is to be made for a Resolution declaring a National policy. The opposition to the treaty has served a useful purpose and the opponents of ratification made a aral Lant Light but there was never any Chance of defeating the ratification. Now the treaty is out of the War and it can be treated As a Domestic question and Tho line can be drawn Between those who believe in forcible annexation and those who believe the filipinos should be allowed to Rovern themselves. I have not lost Faith in the doctrine of self government an a believe the people will repudiate the mourn Sexton g. A. R. Post rooms to be draped a funeral notice i salted. Philadelphia. Feb. general order relating to the death of colonel Sexton commander in chief of the grand army of the Republic was issued from g. A. R. Headquarters to Day by the senior vice commander in chief capt. W. C. Johnson. Deini rement Headquarters Post Headquarters and Charters will be draped National department and Post colors will be placed in mourning two streamers of crepe. 7 feet Long. 13 inches wide attached to a Ferrule below Spear Heads and National department acid Post of i cers will Wear a badge of mourning sixty Days from of the death. The interment will take place from his late residence in Chicago 111., and the department commander of the department of Illinois is charged with the duty of furnishing proper funeral and escort. By command of w. C. Johnson senior vice commander in chief. Thomas j. Stewart adjutant of col Sexton. By Reno o. T., feb. 6l�?the biggest band of postal robbers apprehended in Chicago feb. 6.�?the body of the late col. James a. Sexton arrived in Chicago to night. It was accompanied by mrs. Sexton and we. Sexton their son. The funeral services wednesday will be arranged at a meeting of the grand army men to Morrow. The funeral service will be held there and the final interment will be in Grace land cemetery. The body will be to Rutilo Only of Ault 31as<iueia.clo Ball 1>y tie to Lii a Isea Siou on Simonda fel>.13 at Randall press gratified. London feb. 6.�?the times in an editorial expresses satisfaction at the ratification of the peace treaty by the United states exhume the body. New York feb. Justice Gilder sleeve in the supreme court to Day on application of the District attorney issued an order for the exhumation of the body of Henry Crossman Barmett who died november 10. 1898, and who is believed to have been poisoned. Business failures. Woonsocket r. I. A feb. 6.�?the stockholders of the american worsted company to Day voted to assign for the Benefit of creditors. The company s statement made a. Year ago showed personal assets of $344,000 real estate assets. $176,-000. Debts 12, 000. Affairs since have tended to increase this largely., to whisky Trust. Chicago. Feb. 6.�?attorneys for the whisky Trust announced to Day that the new combination will be launched before the close of february with a capital approximating $00,000,000. The american spirits manufacturing company is assured almost absolute control of the entire whisky Trade of the country. . Bull s cough syrup will make a permanent cure in All cases of cough or cold on Chest or lungs. It will cure when other remedies have failed. Physicians recommend it. I in. Or

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