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Marble Rock Weekly, The (Newspaper) - June 14, 1900, Marble Rock, IowaWill defy ail Europe. Important work done during the fifty sixth annual meeting Congress. Summary Lisis ution enacted in aet Mal the stands Well in with the Fumi Ever fete sew territorial an4 Al i Given special attention. Wake Lytton june record the first session the fifty sixth Congress is now practically closed and it is possible to Bur Vejr the important work it has a com Luched Dur lot the last six months. It has keen the busiest Accord ing to Veteran officials in Many years. In come respects the work has been legs exciting than that the preceding Congress which covered the. Dramatic period when War was declared against Spain and also the period reconstruction and treaty making with Spain following the successful close the War. But in work actually accomplished and started toward accomplishment the record the present session stands Well in comparison with the most energetic congresses. Leg Tel Nylon partly and Anneen. The nicaraguan canal Bill and the ship Ping subsidy Bill Are notable instances legislation partly advanced Durics the present session but not enacted into Law. The canal Bill has passed the House and has been made the special order in the Senate beginning december 10 next. The shipping Bill is the Calendar each Bouse with favourable recommendation Tiroui a majority diem Barahu 01 the and House committees. Same Ubbie Nunt Fen Onrea. The exclusion Brigham h. Roberts from a seat in the House because his polygamous status the refusal the Senate to admit . Quay the appointment the governor Pennsyl Vania and the sensational charges investigation and developments in the sen ate in the Case . Clark Mon Tana have added some exciting personal phases to the session. Treaties acted upon. The Senate in executive session has being occupied to a considerable extent with important treaties. Of these the treaties with great Britain and Germany closing the tripartite government in Samoa and awarding to the United states the Island Tutuila with its valuable Harbor Pago Pago has been ratified while the commercial reciprocity treaties with France and British West Indian is lands and the Hay Faunce Fote treaty concerning the inter oceanic canal go Over without action. Flynn Clyl act. Of the legislation actually accomplished and now the. Statute books the Finan Cial act As the chief achieve ment the year. The noteworthy Fea Ture the debate this measure in the House was that party lines were broken to some extent a number democratic members from the Eastern England states joining with the majority in passing it. In the Senate also party lines were not entirely regarded. Senators Lindsey and Raftrey voting for measure and senator Chandler against it. As it became a Law by the president s signature March 14, it makes specific the declaration the Gold Standard pro rides a Treasury Reserve is a Issue and redemption the Treasury provides Lor uie redemption and reissue interest bearing bends the United states and makes new regulations As to National Banks their circulation establishment in Small communities and the tax they pay. Act also contains a specific declaration that its provisions Are not intended to preclude the accomplishment International Porto Rinn revenues. Porto Rico legislation has been the most fruitful theme controversy in and out Congress during the session. The Dis Cussion Milrat turned the Revenue Bill levying a duty 15 per cent the Ding Ley rates Porto Klco goods. The majority the ways and Means committee the constitutionality and necessity Ery Active. Manila. June 7. The american troops Are extremely Active every where Aid skirmishes Are occurring daily. Constant captures arms Are reported. The members the. Philippine commission Are Busy settling Down in their houses. Filipino cant run. Manila. June tie Del Pilar the filipino Leader has been captured near Manila. Pilar has Long been looked upon As the most desperate and uncompromising the filipino generals. He is a Rabid hater the americans and. Excepting Aguinaldo has made More trouble to the United states troops than any other the rebel leaders. He is a master guerrilla warfare and handled his troops with wonderful cleverness. He usually operated in the Vicinity the Giusty de Bay and along the pasig toward Manila. 11 Kokh i the the pm to tote pm during which time the number Bills introduced was 12.152 total passed3.215 Public acts. 233 private acts. 932. The appropriations amount to 729.476. Of which is account the Spanish Var. The concluding hour in the Senate Vraa purely a social session Busi Ness beyond the adoption the Cus Tomary Resolution thanks to the chair senator Frye was accomplished. In acknowledgement the compliment senator Frye delivered a Brief and Graceful speech which was received with cordial applause through out the chamber. In the i Oise patriotic airs were Sung by the members. After speaker Hen Derson had made a Graceful Farewell speech thanking the members for their Courtesy and had declared the House adjourned the members testified to his popularity by singing for he is a Jolly Good and the newspaper Cor respondents in the press gallery celebrated their emancipation from the burdens Congress by singing the swept by fire. Duluth. Minn. June entire business and most the residence Sec Tion the town Virginia the Iron Range bras a Vireil am existence by fire fully 125 buildings being reduced to ashes. There is not a business House hotel store stand ing. The residence portion the town was Only partially burned. The loss is estimated at death met. Sherynn. Mansveld o., june Cecelia Sherman wife former Secretary state John Sherman died a few minutes past Midnight this morning. She suffered a stroke paralysis Sun Day. Mrs. Sherman was born Here in 1s29, and was married to . Sher Man december 31, 1s4s. So children were born to them but they adopted several daughters. Several drowned. Tacoma wash., june grooms were drowned Lake Ben Nett. They were will Hilliker Helena and Clayton Schock. Of Seattle. They left Barbe in a Canoe and were capsized. An unknown party three men and two women were drowned in Windy Arm by the sinking a Barge overturned in town Sioux City he june d. Rein Bart owner Beinhart in stood City and a wealthy land owner my killed wife at Kwh. Fiu Adl British general has formal posses Sion capital the South african Republic. Terms Are refused to the burghers Tiea. In Tenn an a Tuu it but the that the Anrrea Are want be battalion give Rolla warfare la fat met. London june War office Las received the following from lord Job erts Pretoria june before Dork yesterday the enemy were beaten Back from nearly All the positions they had been holding and Ian Hamilton s mounted in Fantry followed them to within Yards Pretoria through which they retreated hastily. De Lisle then sent an officer with a Flag truce into the town de manding its surrender in my name. Shortly before Midnight i was awakened by two officials the South african re Public Sanders military Secretary to commandant general Botha and a Gen eral officer the Boer army who brought me a letter from Botha proposing an armistice for the purpose settling the terms surrender. I replied that i would gladly meet the commandant general the next morning but that 1 Wols not prepared to discuss any terms As the surrender the town must be unconditional. I asked for a re ply by Daybreak As i had ordered the troops to March town As soon As it was Light. In his reply Botha told me that he had decided not to defend Pretoria and that he trusted women children and property would be protected. At one clock a. M. Day while the line March i was met by three the principal officials with a nag truce stating their wish to surrender the town. It was arranged that Pretoria should be taken Possession by her majesty s troops at two clock this afternoon. Mrs. Botha and mrs. Kruger Are both in Pretoria. Some few the British prisoners have been taken away but the majority Are still at Waterval. Over a Hundred the officers Are in Pretoria. The few i have seen Are looking Irlyn battalion overwhelmed. London june Roberts re ports to the War office that the thirteenth battalion the Imperial Yeo Manry Irish was overwhelmed by the Boers at lord Ile Thuen made a magnificent March to the res but was too late. Guerrilla Avn fire. Johannesburg june 6. Everything seems to indicate that for the future the War will be merely a police affair. Probably not More than 10.000 Boers Are to the North. In conversation fore the Boers evacuated this place Gens. Botha and Grobler indicated that they expected to confine their fighting hereafter to Side attacks. Will Eslit. London. June Boers Are pre paring to fortify Lidenburg with the Roberts further Advance. The report that Pretoria will be defended seems to have been a Boer ruse to cover their Retreat to Lidenburg. The insurrection is increasing in Cape Colony and Warren s forces Are believed to be in uan Gex. Strangle just began. London. June details show that tie Boers took prisoners from Pretoria and made orderly re treat with Adl their guns. The Boers Are said to be massed at Hatherley. 12 Miles East Pretoria. President Kruger declares the government still effective and the real struggle just be gun. Roberts still silent. London. June Roberts has communicated nothing for three Days nor permitted the correspondents to wire what is going . London s in Ference is that he is resting although he is possibly disposing uis army Lor a reach after commandant Gen. Botha. Gen. Buller after a slight Bat the has obtained a position which he believes will Render Laings 3fek untenable to the Boers. The news in Brief. For the Ivecek ending june hailstorms in Kansas destroyed Large areas wheat. Admiral Dewey and his wife were entertained in Detroit. Fire losses in the United states in May amounted to Austinburg o., celebrated its Centen Nial anniversary wednesday. The levee at Amesville la broke destroying several nne plantations. John g. Brads has been reappointed governor Alaska by the president. The Village Faulkner Kan., was Al most entirely demolished by a Tornado. Cuban Washington. June the Quarter master general has completed arrange ments for the transportation to the United states 1.4s3 cuban school teachers who have decided to take advantage the summer course free tuition offered them by Harvard University. This course will last from july 1 to september when the teachers will be returned by the War department to Cuba. Crops Guthrie T., june. A terrific wind Hail and electrical storm visited this Section Friday morning. Thou Sands acres wheat were ruined by Hail and wind much Corn and cot ton riddled and Many Orchards stripped All fruit. In one township Northwest Here Many Farmers lost All their crops and the damage will aggregate Many thousands dollars. Declared Lanayae. Desmoines la., june a. J. Holmes sex congressman Well known Iowa politician living at Rooue was declared insane by a commission. He served two terms in Congress and was elected the House follow ing his retirement from his feat. Financial troubles Are said to be the cause. A Gilt. Iowa City la. June a. Whitney Carr. Of Jordan. N. Y., has Given Iowa state University for the establishment free scholarships for poor Young people. Or. Is 75 years old and made a Fortune in speculating in Iowa lands. By burglars in Money and notes. John a. Russell Elgin i1l, has appointed attorney general Porto Klco. President Mckinley s Cantono Homo is being fitted up for his reception july 4. Forty buildings in the business District Susanville Cal were destroyed by fire. W. A Taylor announced that he would not be a candidate for governor Ken Tucky. The new Capitol new Mexico waa dedicated at Santa be with imposing ceremonies. Wind blew a train from the track near Oswego Kan., and several persons were seriously injured. The National democratic com Mittee has been called to meet in Indianapolis july 25. Berea by College completed its Coo. 000 endowment fund miss Helen Gould contributing .ooo. President Mckinley will remain in Washington until after the Republican National convention. The Colorado democratic state Conven Tion instructed for Bryan and endorsed the Chicago platform. The United states has sent the War ship Selena from Manila to ree Forca the command in China. The York democratic state Conven Tion elected National delegates favourable to Bryan for president. Many houses and a Church were by wind at Miami i. T., and several lives were lost. Mrs. Rebecca. Lowe Georgia Hay been reelected president the general federation women s clubs. Stephen Crane the american author and War correspondent died at Baden Weiler Germany ased 30 years. Judge j. P. Hand rep was elected to the Illinois supreme Bench in the fifth judicial District by majority. A French Syndicate is said to have been formed to extend siberian railway to Behring sea and across to Alaska. By an explosion in a mine near gloss Ter o., Evan Joseph John Mcclelland and Aaron Swanson were killed. A divorce Case in which the defendant was ased 73 years correspondent 60, and. Plaintiff 59 was dismissed in Chicago. In a feud at san Augustine Tex. Sher Iff Noel Roberts and his two Brothers Sidney and f. G. Roberts were killed. Citizens Kentucky presented to the battleship named after the state a Sil ver service 70 pieces which Cost . West Virginia democrats nominated John h. Holt Huntington for governor and endorsed Bryan for presi Dent. At Carmel ind., evangelist Johnson killed Deputy sheriff Carey and in turn was shot dead in the fusillade which Fol Lowed. Missouri democrats nominated sex con Gressman a. M. Dockery Tor governor. And endorsed Bryan and the Chicago platform. Several naval officers believe the United states will Sefl a Squadron to impress the suit in Wuu Lyle acl to Long claims. Mrs. Amoret Reese Henson wife Rev. Or. P. S. Henson pastor the first Baptist Church a de in Chicago aged 67 years. Capt. Henry t. Blake commanding the Revenue Cutter Galveston. Died at Galves ton Tex. He was a Natue Brooklyn and was 15 years age. Gen. Otis while in Chicano said organized resistance filipinos sat Aji but chaos absolute anarchy and ruin would follow american withdrawal. Maj. Gen. 0. O. Howard burling ton Al was thursday unanimously re elected president the congregational Home missionary society in session at Detroit Mich. . D. Bender who died at the College Hill sanitarium in Cincinnati insane destroyed j43.000 Worth government Bonds before his relatives could interfere. He accumulated a Fortune in California i years Aso. J. M. Anthony brother Susan b. Anthony and col. R. D. Anthony editor the Leavenworth times dropped dead heart disease at fort Scott Kan. For 30 years he had been a prominent Busi Ness Man in fort Scott bad hailstorms Are reported at med Ford okla., and at Pond Creek and other towns in Kansas alone the Rock Island Large areas wheat were destroyed. An elevator at Pond Creek was blown Down and a Mill burned. Friday was mrs Mckinley s birthday. And in remembrance the occasion a number Floral pieces were sent to the White House. The president remembered the Day by giving mrs. Mckinley a Check for for each year her life but the amount is not known As no one had tha temerity to inquire about her age. Indianapolis ind., june John w. Son City was nominate by the democratic state convention in Lor governor. Bryan was in it the riot in Fane if the markets. New York june 3 an s so 503 350 3 w is 3 so ask fac Ifa live 50 hogs 550 sheep 350 straights. 3 40 Minnesota patents. -2 red. July 2 july Oats no. 2. Butter creamers. Factors cheese eggs Chicago. Cattle 30 Texas stockers. 370 feeders 4 50 bulls 260 hogs Light. 500 sgt butter creameries. 14 0 lard july. 6 ribs july. July Corn july Oats. July. Rye. No. Barley feed Milwaukee. No. 1 nor n i Oats no. S White. Rye. No. 1. So. Barley no. I. Kansas cite. Of theft july com july. Oats no. 2 White. Lam mar St. Louis. Steers Texas steers hogs Omaha. 4ft

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