Page 2 of 26 Jan 1888 Issue of Fort Wayne Weekly Breeze in Fort-Wayne, Indiana

See the full image with a free trial.

Start for Free

Read an issue on 26 Jan 1888 in Fort-Wayne, Indiana and find what was happening, who was there, and other important and exciting news from the times. You can also check out other issues in The Fort Wayne Weekly Breeze.

Browse Fort Wayne Weekly Breeze

How to Find What You Are Looking for on This Page

We use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology to make the text on a newspaper image searchable. Below is the OCR data for 26 Jan 1888 Fort Wayne Weekly Breeze in Fort-Wayne, Indiana. Because of the nature of the OCR technology, sometimes the language can appear to be nonsensical. The best way to see what’s on the page is to view the newspaper page.

Fort Wayne Weekly Breeze (Newspaper) - January 26, 2012, Fort Wayne, Indiana , news summary of the eventful happenings of a week As reported by . Commercial and Industrial news fires accidents crimes suicides ete., telegrams. The president has sent the following nomination to the Senate postmasters v. O. Corcoran Oxford Ohio Charles h. Cassatt Owosso Mich. Horace n. Montague Caro Mich. A James g. Buchanan Pontine. Mich. William m. Bennet Jack Bon Mich. Andrew m. Mehan. Mason Mich. I Ijan affairs Are in a bad condition. Citizens Are appealing to the Captain general for Protection against outlaws bandits and thieves by Stueks is paralysed. The disastrous conflagration in the retail millinery and ladies in Rushing District at eighth and Arch streets Philadelphia was gotten under Complete control at about 2 o clock wednesday morning after half a dozen firm had been completely burned out and some fifteen or Twenty other establishments hid been seriously damaged by fire and water. The books of the firms who suffer the greatest loss Are in the ruins of the Bui mings and it is difficult to obtain reliable estimates of the houses and insurance. The loss however will no doubt aggregate upward of a million dollars and nearly All the establishments were Well insured. The fire originated from a defective flue in Marks Brothers building. Flames were discovered issuing from the Chimney about 7 o clock in the a ening. And an alarm was sounded at once but the flames were soon checked and the fire engines left without going into service. The insurance patrol however received orders to remain in the building until certain that All Dan Jer was past. The patrol remained for about two hours and then concluding that the fire in the Chimney had been totally extinguished they returned to their Headquarters. Shortly after 11 o clock an alarm was Sounde i frown the same place and on the arrival of the firemen the second floor of Marks Bro building was wrapped in the flames. The action of the patrol will receive a thorough investigation. Kosina Lander a German woman 67 years of age arrived at new York in the Steamer Ems from Bremen. She had been in this country Twenty years until last fall when she went to Europe to secure a legacy left to her son who lived with her at Dubuque Iowa. She failed to get the Money so came Back. She had no Money when she landed except enough to Send dispatches to her son and son in Law the latter living in Nebraska City asking them for Money to take her to Dubuque. The son sent an answer saying that his Mother was a fool and could remain where she was. The son in Law also answered saying he was unable to help her. The old lady said that these very people had control of her property. She wept bitterly As she spoke of their ingratitude. The poor woman was sent to Ward s Island. John t. Ailyn state treasurer of Texas under gov. Hamilton died ased f�2 years. He bequeathed his Fortune valued at to the City of Galveston for the establishment of an Industrial school. Hox. J. F. Wii son has been elected t United Stales senator by the Iowa legislature. A Iano of bandits in Cuba has captured Martin Losada and demand a Ransom of for him. Dyn Ahik fiends shattered the House of inspector Evans of Chatham Ontario. To one was Hurt. Four men were arrested on suspicion. Foit Wayne ind., is having trouble with their water works trustees. At a meeting of the common Council held recently he City attorney submitted articles of impeachment against the water works trustees charging that they have ignored and Are now ignoring the Law As Laid Down for their a government and guidance by refusing to recognize higher authorities. That they have expended Money on contracts Quot without allowing Competition in the open Market and that they have Haiti out Money and made allowances not justified by Law or usage. The Porte has prepared a reply to the inquiries of Russia explaining that the delay of Turkey in paying the arrears of her War indemnity to the former is due to the famine which has prevailed throughout portions of the ottoman pm it ire necessitating the diversion of the moneys from the fund which would otherwise go toward paying the indemnity. A has been transmitted to the Senate from the commissioner of internal Revenue showing the am Oaut of Revenue collections since the present system of internal taxation went into effect september 1, 1852, Down to june 3, 1�87. Puring this time there was collected from special taxes on distillers $25,12�,h19 Brewers rectifiers $7,270,1179 capacity tax on distillers under the Law Laving a tax of per barrel on distillers having a distillery capacity exceeding a certain fixed amount $7,832,487. The production of distilled spirits during this tiie was a fish s5_,l .t4 Gallons and of fermented liquors 2 >ii,713,7h2 barrels. The amount of tax collected on the spirits was $1,0<j7, / a k i and on fermented liquors ,11 1. I. Blk Shazzan Roth a Well known citizen of Cincinnati and who was for a Long time proprietor of the st. Nicholas hotel died suddenly from paralysis of the Beart aged 73 Eastern states. The firm of Kurtz Blanchard amp co., new York dealers m bags made an assignment with preferred debts to the amount of $112,-000. Dan dkiscoli., the Leader of a band of desperate new York criminals known As the Quot whys Quot was hanged in that City on monday for the murder of his mistress Beezie Garrity. Wiram Murdock an old resident of Pitt Sui a was victimized by a Bunko Man out of $10,000. To was met by a Man who had just drawn $20,000 in a lottery and got a certificate cashed. Damage to the amount of $100,000 was the result of a fire in the Rogers locomotive works at Paterson n. J. Boston Harbor is Frozen Over As far As the Narrows and steamers and ferryboat can Only proceed with the greatest caution. The first National Bank of Auburn n. Y., a close i its doors the result of a heavy Deal cation on the part of its cashier Charles o Brien who is supposed to have fled to Canada. Elmer e. Morae the bookkeeper is also missing. The Western states. The Gurnsey furniture company of st. Louis has failed. Liabilities $100,000 assets $70,000. A st. Paul paper states that 23.5 persons perished in the recent blizzard. A Fike occurred at Tower minn., and a dozen prisons perished. A dispatch from the scene of tha horror gives the following meager particular 1 ire broke out in the Baraby boarding House and Saloon on the main Street of the town and before the inmates could to awakened the Structure Wafi a Sheet of lanies. Twelve men Are known to have been burned to death. Ibe bodies taken out were burned to a Crisp find entirely unrecognizable. When to dancer was fully understood the Bono in the House was terrible. Men fought wit i each other in the narrow l passageways Lihe wild beasts in their Endeavor to reach an exit first the consequence being that most of those engaged in the struggle perished. One escaped and tells the Story of the panic. A Friend and rcom mate of one of the boarders a who was Laid up with tried to get his partner out. He got him As far As the front door and find Iii that locked kicked it open. Turning around to could not face the flames Ami was to let his companion perish and barely escaped with his own life. The Mercury was 5�. Below Zero and absolutely nothing could be done to extinguish the Llamas. Of the men taken from the ruins two were found lying together in one Corner of the building. In a was that indicated that Thev had by located in bed. The others Are thought to have been caught on the stairs leading from the third i Oor in their of Orts to escape. Some of the men who escaped from the third Story say there were i put or ten men behind them in the hallway. Most of the dead were Woodmen. A Patty of masked men attempted to Rob an express train on the Wabash Railroad East of Kansas City but were foiled by a party of officers who had received notice of the intended attempt. A st Louis special gives the followiir., particulars of the affair the regular Kansas City st. Paul express Tram no. 4, loft Kansas City at the regular hour 8 20 p. M. When the train stopped at Missouri City on the platform of the Little station was a baud of men with Shotgun. The conductor was info ined that they were under command of an official of the county who had received word that an Atte Jupt would be made to Rob the it. Louis express at a lonely spot a Little less than two Miles East of Missouri City. One of the of Licera got in the cab of the engine with the Engineer and Lireman and the others distributed themselves through the train. Cooley s Lake a i Shink resort one of tue loneliest Points on the Road in Winter time was Che place where the attack was to be made. As the Point of attack was neared a red Light was seen gleaming ahead. As the train slowed up tue Engineer saw three masked men armed with rifles standing on the track. Quot get off there r said the Leader of the three men to the en.,Ineer. Moray climbed Down out of the cab. Just As he reached the ground the officer in the cab jointed his Shotgun out of the window and fired. The shot from the cab was answered with shots from the guns of the three Robl Jera which rattled about the engine but did no harm. The three men retired in a demoralized state. As they moved Biduik a part of the posse came up from the Woods where they had been in concealment for some time and opened fire of Cucui. These men had been sent out from Missouri City in Advance of tie train and had concealed themselves to be in readiness whenever they should be needed. About Twenty exchanged the men on the train Joi Jiing in the Pursuit. The posse Conti med in Pui buit of the band. The Trail was easy to follow in the Moonlight Aud the posse after an hour s hard run found Tivey were close on the robbers. A few minutes later the report of a Winchester was heard Aud a Bullet whizzed by the head of one of Tho men in Advance. There was a general scattering of forces and several of the posse fired at suspicious shadows in front. John Sweeney Tho Leader of the bandits who up to this Timi bad been supported by his companions was abandoned Aud crawled into a Snow covered Thicket. The remaining four robbers scattered through the Timber firing on the posse As they retreated. They wore pressed closely and three of them King were captured. The other made his escape. Sweeney who is said to be dangerously wounded has a Long record of Crim i and is considered one of the worst men in Missouri silo the Days of the Jamos gang of outlaws. He was a member of that gang of desperadoes. And is a Cousin of Jerao Jamea. An unknown Man a Lound Iro Zun to death three feet from the door of Jolin Avard s dwelling near Fulda mum. The thermometer at Chippewa Falls win., re i tired 68 below and at other Points it stood at 40 and 5 a. On Tho alis Ouri Pacific the Coal trains were stopped at Sholton and unloaded by the people. Fort Koo in can probably claim the Honor of the Wilent Range of temperature of any place of Earth. On the occasion of the recent Buzzard the thermometer marked 65 below. During the hot weather of last summer it ranked from 120 to 130. This makes a Range of 195 degrees within the year. The recent storm was one of Tho severest if not the most severe Ever known in that Region. Edward Dunn a prominent cattle buyer was Foutin Frozen to death dear Adrian Mich. Grandma Garfield died at Mentor Ohio at the Ripe ago of 8. She will be remembered wit i affection and interest As the Mother of the president whose administrative career was Cut shirt by Guiteau e Bullet. Her health had been a Ling for a Long time. Four marked bandits made a raid on the citizens Bank of Limestone Indian territory in Broad Daylight murdered the cashier robbed the Bank of $2,300, remounted their horses and fled. A running fight with citizens , in which two of the latter were wounded Aud one of the brigands was Laiu. The remaining outlaws were finally captured and one of them hanged to a tree while the other two were turned Over to Tho United Katea Marsha one Fuji pred clerks operators train and 9ect on men Between by Louis and Toledo have been discharged and two passenger i trains dropped by Tho Toledo st Louis and Kansas City Railroad company to reduce operating nation a capital. The supreme court of the United states now has a full Bench for the first time since May 4, 1885. When the court assembled in the Capitol at Washington on wednesday the 18th inst. A the chief Justice a bounced that the first proceedings of the court would be the Reading of the commission of Lamar and the administration of the a ath. The commission was thereupon handed to the clerk who read it. After which or. Lamar read impressively from manuscript the judicial oath As follows Quot i a q. C. Lamar do solemnly swear that 1 will administer Justice without respect to persons and do equal right to the poor and to the Rich and that i will faithfully and impartially discharge and perform All the duties incumbent on me As associate Justice of the supreme court of the United states according to the Best of my ability and understanding agreeable to the Constitution and the Laws of the United states so help me a he uttered the last sentence he solemnly kissed the Bible. He was then escorted behind the screen which extends the length of the Bench behind the chairs of the justices and after a minute s Delav Reapp Earcil at the left Clad in a new flowing Robe of Glossy Black silk. The court and the assemblage arose the now Justice bowed to his associates and then to the bar and the Public and took his seat in the chair of the Junior Justice at the extreme left of the Bench. The National Board of Trade at its annual session in Washington last week adopted the following without debate Ite solved that recent events have shown in a manner which cannot longer be disregarded the danger to the business interests of the country from our government continuing in time of peace the excessive taxation which was necessary in time of War a Large surplus in the Treasury ties up the circulating medium which is the life blood of Commerce exposes the people to still greater taxation in the shape of High rates of interest acts As a menace to Industry dwarfs business Enterprise gives the Treasury a Power Over Commerce which was never contemplated and is a constant temptation to extravagance in the administration of our government. Of solved that business men of All parties whether protectionists or free traders should unite in demanding Early action by Congress to reduce our present enormous Revenue in a Way which will least Embarrass existing industries. The supreme court of tha United states has rendered a decision in the Case of Huish m. Brooks alias w. H. Maxwell against the state of Missouri this is tha famous Max Well Preller murder Case. Brooks or Maxwell the plaintiff in error a now in prison in st Louis under sentence of death for Tho murder of c. Arthur Preller in april 188.5. The Case was taken to the supreme court upon a writ of error to the supreme court of Missouri and the decision is upon a motion made by Quot the attorney general of that state to dismiss for want of jurisdiction. The court is unable after a careful examination of thu record to find that Tho plaintiff in error has been deprived of any right priv Lopie or immunity guaranteed to him by the Constitution of the United states and the motion to dismiss for want of jurisdiction is therefore granted the decision was announced by chief Justice Waite Aud its effect is to confirm the sentence of death pronounced by the state court. Fessender of Connecticut Hobart of new Jersey Jonea of Pennsylvania Conger of Ohio Clayton of Arkansas Leland of Kansas Howe of neb Aska and Concey of foreign political Field. At a meeting of the House committee on ways and mems on thursday motion to take up or. Mckinley i Bill for the repeal of the tax on tobacco was Defeated by a strict party vote 5 to 4. At the meeting of the Pennsylvania Democrat c state Central committee in Harrisburg on wednesday a test of strength occurred Between the respective followings of Samuel j. Randall Aud w. L. Scott the latter representing the interests of president Cleveland Randall s Man Dallas Sanders was Defeated for chairman of the committee by Scott s , Elliott Kisner by a vote of 42 to 3.5. A Resolution was adopted strongly commending i he administration of president Cleveland with Especial approval of the president s policy Rega Rilin it i Lariat Reform and surplus reduction. May was fixed As the Date of the democratic stale convention. A Washington special to the cd Casio times states that or. Kan Dali will not attend Tho next l democratic National convention at the head of the Elevation Iron i t a Sylvania is the opinion of Well informed from that state in Ashington. This de eat Breaks Kandall s Power to control the party in Pennsylvania and puts the element led by the Tariff reformer William l. Scott in i oshc88ion of the party machinery Wien Randall left Washington to attend the meeting of Tho committee to wad con i Lieut that his Man would be chosen although his admirers had warned him of the growing dissatisfaction in Philadelphia i Pittsburgh Ami other Mirts of the state on account of his opposition to Tariff Reform. A Ahi Vincton Quot special to Tiu cd Ca a in did Nirali h t be direct Sta int that Tho 1 democratic convention will be held in new York City in deference to the expressed wishes of the i that the s Ime Courtesy be d him As was shown Abraham Lincoln by the la Public Ana when be Ruque Steil that he Bope fitted to indicate his Preier e Asto Whord Tho l i publican National convention of jmj4 should meet. Western l democrats absolutely deny that any such preference has been e.\i>res8ed by the president and it is known that to pointedly repelled All offers to commit hi.1.self to any one of Tho contesting cities. It May be asserted with reason Abl positiveness that while the president is not indifferent in the matter to will to Content with whatever May be decided by the National committee at its meeting in this City. So far a Cun be ascertained the members of the committee have had no for dec chanting views on the matter but Well in Torii red t persons Elurer a the opine it n that a Western City will be selected preferably Chicago and that Chicaro is already far ahead in the race if for no other reason that the Kerub Lic ins have thrown Down the a Gauntlet to the democrats to try the conclu8i< n it f 18.s.Over again. While n. Certain coterie of now yet re democrats want the convention held in that City the movement is not in the special interest of or Cleveland. I he ban in Ai Cisco people appointed a committee to visit Washington and tire the claims of the Pacific coast a a suitable location for the democratic National convention this year and they a re authorized to Promise the payment of All expenses of the delegates to Quot a Anil from san Francisco and hotel Bills while there. Another argument they offer a that As there is no contest for Tho fiem dental no minut on the trip to California will to Nim ply a pleasure Jaunt which will give he leading Democrat. Of the Nat on an Opportunity of seeing the glories of Tho West j. Lait son Iowa member of the National committee Aud chairman of Tho subcommittee having in charge the preparations for the lie publican National convention has Calliel a meeting of the latter at tiie grand Pacific hotel in Chicago be,., inning thursday evening feb. Q. The members of this committee asides the chairman Are a Cable dispatch from Paris Saya an attempt was made to kill Louise Michel at Havre. She was making an address at a meeting of anarchists when a Man in the audience named Lucas suddenly arose and pointing a revolver at the speaker fired two so to at her. She receive Cal a wound in the head and the lobe of one of her ears was torn away. Lucas had a narrow escape from Lynching at the hands of the infuriated anarchists and it was Only the timely arrival of gendarmes that saved Hira. He was locked up. The condition of Louise Michel is reported would at Large. Skewer Arensdorf who was twice tried for the Haddock murder spent a Fortune. His defense Cost him Over $175,000, and he is now reduced to travelling for a Milwaukee concern. Congressman hates of Lowa who As judge decided the prohibitory Law to be invalid returned a petition to Washington ladies in favor of prohibition in the District of Columbia declining to Lay it before Congress Ca Ufenia in its anxiety to have the democratic convention held there offered to pay the transportation of All of the delegates also their other expenses. The belief at Washington is however that the crowd will either go to Chicago or new York. Reports of dullness in the bituminous Coal Trade come from Pittsburg and a tendency to a reduction in prices in Chicago Aud other Western Points is announced. The Pennsylvania Railroad company announces the Sale of individual mileage tickets for 2,000 Miles at 2 cents a mile. It still continues the Sale of 1,000-mile books at cents. Freedom of o Beien. William o Biem m. P., editor of United if Laid was released from Bullamore jail Jan. 30. He proceeded to a priest s House in Bullamore. Followed by a Large crowd a which cheered him repeatedly. A Dublin dispatch says or. O Brien arrived in Dublin Friday evening. He was greeted at the railway station by an immense crowd which included Many members of parliament Aud a Large num Ber of priests. In alighting from the train he entered the lord mayor s Carriage and was driven to a hotel by a Long procession. The parades carried torches and marched to the music of several bands. Many houses along the route were brilliantly illuminated and bonfires blazed in All parts of Tho town. On arriving at the hotel or. O Brien made a Brief speech. He said that in spite of the efforts of or. Balfour the Irish were Strong i than Ever. Although the English were slow in joining them they Woi ild be slow in deserting them. Father Mcfadden of Gwee Dore. Has been arrested at Arbuagh Tor taking i it Art in of imposition to a in Tiona. He was co Iii fitted for trial. I Pou the arrival of father we sudden at Londonderry the police escorting i him were stoned by an sex Cit ii Nib. And several were injured. Or. Illane m. For South pm Ftp re was arrested at the same time As father Mcfadden. Or. Hayden. Editor of the exam Rier has been again arrested on the charge of seditious markets. New York. Cattle$5.r 0 a 6.25 Nousio c.00 we Kate no. 1 Harda Ojuko 2 Rod .>1 .92 con a to. 2 ked.61 it .6-j Oats-white.4i amp .46 i Ouke Kew mess. 15. 25 <15.75 Chicago. Cattle a Choice to prime steers 5.25 ii 5.75 Cood. it 4. .5 common to fair. 3.50 in. Hogs shipping tirades. R,/25 ii 6.00 flour a Winter a heat. 3.75 a 4.25 wide at no. I d Winter.83 s .84 Coli no no. 248 Oats no. 235 amp Butteur Choice creamery.22 a .30 Fine dairy.17 amp .25 cake ski full Cream new. .12 amp .12 .20 .21 i o l , per bu.85 amp .90 Poukh mess. 13.75 <sj4.25 . Wueat-caah.77 sit c 348 Oats no. 2 white35 Kvet no. 1. .65 Lis .67 Pokky Mesa. 14.00 its 14.50 st. Louis. Wheat no. 2 red.82 cd .82 coun�?mixed47 i .48 oats�?Cash.-3254 pork mess. 14.75 s15.25 Toledo. Wheat Cash. .8721 .-62 oats35 .36 Deal Init. Beef cattle. 4.00 4. Ho.is4-50 it 4 5,23 ship Quot. 4.50 a 5.50 wheat no. 1 white87 a a in coun no. 250 if 0.1.t8�?no. 2 White 350 Quot a Cincinnati. Wheat no. 2 ked.89 amp coun no. 252 a .53 Oats no. 2 ,.35 pork�?mess.14.50 >315. Live hogs. 5-00 a 5. <5 Buffalo. Cattle. A a 5.00 amp 5.53 Hook. 5.25 <3 wheat no. 1 white.92 @ .93 con a no. 3 yellow56 13� .5716 Indian a i Olis. Beep cattle. 4-50 5.006.25 amp 5.75 k 1 a i. 4.25 @ 5.00 wheat no. 2 rod85 @ .85 Colin 50 <9 .50.j a a -33 .34 East Liberty. Ca Tixel prime. 50 amp pair. 3.7o�4.23 co minion. �.00 amp 3.50 hogs��.00 �6.75 of Vork of the Senate and tie hot my of representatives. % As amendment to the interstate Coia mercy Law was introduced in Tho Senate on Tho 18tk inst. By or. Butler. It provides that no Railroad shall he Irge any arts r mor than 1 cents per mile for a greater Titan 2j<i Miles nor More than h cents per mile for n loan distance. Or. Far Welt introduced a Bill amti.or-i7,ing the Secretary of the tre is co Tho Treasury Murphis to Tho Pirchala it it of Bouda and to perpetuate the National svs tem by the Issue of further set Iiri Tiea. The Senate passed Tho Bill for Rozum Linig the direct tax of or. Wilkins called up his banking Bill in the House and in Etc Ort was made to come to some Agreen out by which Tho measure might b a open Oil to di3-Cusssion and ajae dment but or. Is Over announced that to would not surrender his right to antagonize the Bill at any time by any Means m Hill i Ower Anil by filibustering tact is Pri vented consideration of the measure. The House passed a Resolution calling on the Secretary of the Interior for information As to a Quot hat a sri station is nees sary for thodi8p<i8ai of the Pui it ii Timber lands Boas to secure at the Sam Quot time the preservation of the natural Forest lands at Tho headwaters of navigable Rivers and i it it within reach of settlers a Nepal Means of providing themselves with Timber for building and Domestic p imposes. My. Hawit it of Connecticut offered a Resolution a the Senate on Tho i eth inst., which was adopted directing the Secretary of the Interior to report asian of legislation thought by him Tobe needed for the disposition of the Public Timber lands so a to secure the Prea Erv Atio of the National Forest lands at the by adwaters of navigable Rivers and to i it with Iii tie rights of settlers Legal Means of pro. themselves with Timber for . R fir Homes. Adopted. Senator Stock bundt of diced a Bill appropriating for a Pui it Lic building at Irand Haven Mich. Bills a u for izing the construction of Brill Gas at Iii in to n. Mo., and Burlington Lowa wore re Pinto 1 let tiie Senate and placed on Tho Calens car. I ii. Tintie adopted or. Manderson s Cailini on the Secretary of War for inform Ilion a Paul aug the construction of a Bridge at i Nisi a i he Senate spent most of the Day in Seiei is Sion at work on its Calendar of treaties. To those of Clinef consequence Are the British Kussian and dutch extradition treaties. It is u Der a Tood that the treaty with the nether Ranii was Rati Tiad. Another unsuccessful it Ort was u Ade in the House to consider tie Wil it ius a aug Bill and after half an hour s Niibu Stenuis tue matter went Over. The commit Coc i appropriations reported the re ulnar annual pension Bill to the House. The Bill api Rop. Ziatas 275,500. The Phoebe Carlisle contested Electus Case came up in the House of an. 20. Or. Crisp of Georgia opened the Dol it Ato by reviewing the proceedings before Tho cum unit it tee on elections Tho of the committee in deciding that the Caso 8l.-Ndd not be reopened. Or. Douai know of no reason Why Tho House should not rep ii Lue Case. Grave charges Hau Yeeu made by the contestant in Alho Avital sex Riarte Anui Avaio it a was Tnie and they had been Austero. By other of Parto Arl davits. Strong elioit.-. Had been made to prevent an investigation of tucs charges. Ware Tho conto Stee and is Friend afraid of the truth. Or. Cooper spoke a support of the majority report. It had been charged that there was a conspiracy immediately after the election Between or. Carlisle and his Friend for the purpose of Fiji aug up the matter for Carlin let a Char Jjo that was proved to be wholly unfounded Aud based Iii roly on the Idle Chaft which was loud to coating around in the atmosphere Aiter an election. Or. Kowell of Illinois took the Sama View. Or. Lodge of Massachusetts spoke in support of the minority. The pending Case he said was too important to be settled by Al Davit. On motion of or. Crisp Phoebe the contestant was granted an hour a Nohich to present an argument in his own behalf. Or. Lyman of Iowa offered a Resolution providing for a full investigation of the Case but it was Defeated by a vote of 125 to 132, seven democrats voting in the affirmative. Of the majority report refusing an investigation republicans refrained from voting and the matter went Over. Ther was an exciting scene in the House. In the debate Over the Melbourne exposition Bill judge Kelley intimated that or. Springer of Illinois sought a fee for his services in securing a decision in the supreme court against the Philadelphia cent eurial. Or. Springer got up and vehemently denied the insinuation. Or. Kelley then reiterated to charge amid great excitement. There was an a Vidwant misunderstanding and a Good Many hard words spoken before it was cleared up. My. Crisp of Georgia called up the Tho ebb Case in the House of representative on the 21st of january the pending question being on the Resolution of the majority of the committee on elections confirming or. Carlisle s title to Hie seat. The vote resulted yeas 14u, nays 6 no quorum. Or. Crisp stating that tha vote had disclosed the fact that there was no quorum present moved that the House adjourn which was agreed to yeas 13i>, nays a strict in Rev vote it. The motion to refer to the committee on finance Tho president s annual message was called up in the Senate by or. Frye on Jan. I a. And the senator from Maine made a vigorous attack on the administration and its tax Renc Tion policy. Or. Chandler a a Bill to regulate elections for members of Congress. \ Bill was introduced by or. Stewart providing that the legislative Power in i Tah shall by vested in the governor and a legis Law i be Assembly of twelve of the territory to be appointed by the president. In the House of be Presentati ves or. Anderson Lawai introduced u Resolution to in the ii Ethe institution of ludic in proceed Viiga a inst the various Pac i tic Railroad coup time. Tho Phoebe Carlisie Case was called up and Tho House proc eded to vote it it a the majority Resolution it confirming Carlisle s title to seat. The Resolution was adopted it was 1g4 nays 7. Of sirs. Cannon Cooper Dave port Mckenna i Ost and Steele h up Blicaus voted in Tho affirmative and Messis. Haker Brewer. Buchan in Cheadie. Lovey Korr and Laidlaw republicans in Tho negative. morals Iii Provins. Along with the improvement in social ethics which the increased Home life of congressmen indicates the tone of Congress has been wonder Lully raised even in the last ten years. The old Bogie of Congress men petting drunk and sleeping off the Effet to in the cloak rooms to swagger a iou the floor unkempt and Unshon is entirely vanished. It is no longer a joke for a congressman to make his appearance at the Capitol or anywhere in washing ton the least Tipsy. In the rare eases i when it happens in Congress the Mem i Ber s friends Hustle him of Quot the floor i pack him into a Carriage Aud drive him to the safest place where it can be kept quiet and the whole thing is treated As it should be As a scandal and a disgrace that every Friend the culprit has is interested in bushing up. Then the Gleeful ghouls Are always in the press gallery ready to sex Iose such things and the sentiment of the age is wholly opposed to it. The gambling and drinking of forty years ago would not be tolerated Lor an instant to Day and taken As a whole the Congress of the i United states is As orderly and Well i regulated As and Bovey of men in Tho world. There Are men in it wha rank is Quot steady drinkers Quot but they generally belong t it the old regime and their drinking is of the kind that does not produce Washington Cor. Boxton transcript

Search All Newspapers in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Advanced Search

Search Courier

Search the Fort Wayne Weekly Breeze Today with a Free Trial

We want people to find what they are looking for at NewspaperArchive. We are confident that we have the newspapers that will increase the value of your family history or other historical research. With our 7-day free trial, you can view the documents you find for free.

Not Finding What You Were Looking for on This Page of The Fort Wayne Weekly Breeze?

People find the most success using advanced search. Try plugging in keywords, names, dates, and locations, and get matched with results from the entire collection of newspapers at NewspaperArchive!

Looking Courier

Browse Newspapers

You can also successfully find newspapers by these browse options. Explore our archives on your own!

By Location

By Location

Browse by location and discover newspapers from all across the world.

Browse by Location
By Date

By Date

Browse by date and find publications for a specific day or era.

Browse by Date
By Publication

By Publication

Browse old newspaper publications to find specific newspapers.

Browse by Publication
By Collection

By Collection

Browse our newspaper collections to learn about historical topics.

Browse by Collection