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Monticello Express (Newspaper) - July 15, 1886, Monticello, Iowa MONTICELLO It HRRRICK Kdlton IOWA STATE A hotel is to be built at John Burr aged ol C larks was drowned at Shell Rock in the river The creamery kas been closed under a mortgage foreclo One of the baloons sent up at the In celebration came down in Cocrofts field and burned two tons of tame which the city will be asked to pay Phillip driver of a beer wag on at is supposed to have drowned himself by lumping irto the His clothes were found on the The supreme court of Iowa lately sus tained a tornado insurance company in a case from Crawford in its refus aj to pay the insurance on a horse killed by a high holding that the wind was not a formerly an extensive real estate was arrested at Ores for obtaining money under false A horrible accident took place at the residence of Josiah four miles southwest of A babe less than a year old was scalded to death by an older child pulling out a plug in a washing and letting hot water upon The child died in a few min John of has been fined for violation of an in junction restraining him from selling There will be a reunion of the survi vors of the 6th Iowa Infantry at on the 8th and 9th of The five per cent tax in lavor of the Des Koines Northern Rail way was carried at Clear This is an extension of Des Monies Booue Narrow Gauge by way of Webster City and Clear Lake to Albert and perhaps Merritt of met with a misfortune as novel as it is While waiting upon aome customers he bent over to reach into one of the show throwing his ksad to OKC A penholder which he carried over his right ear fell upon his shoulder the pen sticking into his shirt sleeve and the point of the holder enter ing his ear puncturing and bursting the The hearing is totally des Tony who has been running a temperance saloon in for a month undertook to defy the law last Thursday his place was searched and a warrant for his arrest The owner of the building gave him twelve hours in which to move his He could not find a and the effects of the only saloon tthat has tackled the Clark law in McGregor will be set in the Clayton county is nearly free from where two years ago there were over one hun Kapineas has left the state for parts in Scott is be coming notorious for the number of sui cides occurring no less than four selfmurders taking place in the last few The last victim was Hans Thiel who hanged himself in his woodshed The number of bills introduced in the House of Representatives since Con gniss met last December is In the Senate bills and 94 joint reso lutions have been and more bills have been reported and acted upon than in both sessions of the last Con Iowa members introduced bills as follows Senator Allison 27 Wilson 63 Conger 81 Murphy 26 Frederick 13 Fuller 12 Hepburn 45 Stubble 21 Holmes 21 Lyman 47 Weaver The five year old son of Starmer of died of blood poisoning communicated from a sick two young Misses Addie Thompson and Sade of while wading in the Skunk river near that were suddenly pre cipitated into deep and Herman a young man 19 or years of met with a horrible death on Monday morning at He and a tramp got on the front plat form of the mail car on the night ex press on the Illinois Central Railway at iParkersburg to ride to When the train was pulling out to the depot lie seemed to have gone to sleep and off the side of the platform to kkte ground and rolled under the His left arm was torn from his body and the top of his head knocked He lived in this terrible condition for five or six hours and was conscious most of the David editor of the Walker Iowa News was arrested Saturday and placed under bonds of for crimi nal the burden of libel being in sinuations and direct statements convey ing the impression that John a manufacturer of creamery of Cedar is dishonest in a violator of the liquor living in un lawful relations with a woman who is not his lawfully wedded and af flicted with meanness A civ il suit for two thousand dollars brought several weeks ago only increas ed Brants Late Saturday the close o the performance of Wallace cir at a row occurred which resulted in the serious and proba bly fatal shooting of City J NEWS The Pennsylvania State 1quor league met at Pittsburg Tuesday afternoon to discuss the matter relating to license and suppression of the groggeries and places where liquor is sold without li and the prohibition plank in the Republican Since March 1 to date Chicago pack ers have slaughtered and salted 000 against for the cor responding period last Carlisle of went through the whirlpool at Sun day afternoon in an oak barrel seven feet ballasted with castiron and a He made the trip from the cantalever bridge to seven in half an On reaching the whirlpool he opened the manhole put out his but concluded to be swept along until picked up by a He emerged from the ban el somewhat shaken but in good This is the first instance of a human being ever passing through the rapids Webb assayed the feat a of years ago and lost his Thomas Marks was drowned in the Apple near His father and brother were drowned in the same stream a few years A young woman has had Parson the notorous Boston in dicted by the Grand Jury of Suffolk for illegitimate A warrant was issued for his and Downs placed under At Judge of the United States Circuit ordered the and Nebraska Railway sold after sixty days Sidney Davis was on trial at for Five hun dred men interrupted tlie trial and hang ed The clearinghouse returns show an and business through the country seems well There has been a falling off in the number of failures as compared with last and the record of the past six months has been the best that has been shown since Railroad earnings give evidence of the general prosperity of the Henry the Saturday at New York aged 72 He modeled the first bronze statue ever cast in this Among his works are the bronze statue of DeWitt the Washington equestrian statue in Union New York and and the equestrian statue of General in In marble his best known works are Hope The The Four Sea sons and the statue of general Nathan lal at Saturday John and the two alleged bomb placers at were held to the circuit court for bail being fix ed at in each Saturday Chyo and Chyo Cbia two of the three Chinese highbin convicted during the winter term of the cruiinal at of murdering Lou a Chinese in terpeter and were sentenced to be hanged 27 Seven hundred rug weavers employed by John Prommy carpet and rug went on a strike Saturday because the firm refused to discharge nonunion learners employ ed in the The strike involves about men and The other departments in the mill were obliged to stop The Portland City which was seized at has been released by the authorities at United States Consul General Phelan laving today deposited the amount of fine with the collector of The Harrington and the other vessels arrested at are expected to e released also at once under similar The thirteenth natural conference of harities and corrections will be held in Paul from July 15th to Slot Invi ations have been extended to the Gov ernors of all states and territories to be And numbershave been accep It is now believed that arsenic had been laced in the icecream which poisoned 75 persons at a church festival at New June One of he suspected persons has After a sword contest in Washington Thursday Duncan Ross mads a des perate assault upon his successful adver Sergaent the latters horse hrowing his rider and rolling on ioss was arrested and and ater released on A sudden explosion of fireworks at Monday stampeded the a number of tpersons being painfully injured in the Otliers were badly burned by thz flying rock Suit has brought against the Ohio and Mississippi Road by the administrators of who was iilled by being run overby a train at last Captain Samuel a veteran of the war of died Thursday at Mai aged 100 years 5 Charles junior partner in the dry goods housy of Marsh died Friday aged He leaves an estate worth and caried insurance on his being in one A forest fire in the New Zealand Val in New destroyed prop erty worth and the fire was still burning fiercely Robbers invaded the postoffice at Min Thursday and carried off in money and At a hardware over on a charge of adultery with Mrs who testified against the Lowell alleges that it a blackmailing At on the evening of the Joseph 18 discharged a shotgun at two Agnes Lynn and Kate inflicting painful wounds on His jealousy of one of the girls prompted the A puma which has been infesting the neighborhood of Pilot for several on the tore to pieces and devoured the 1yearold child of a farmer living on Burns Nothing was left of the child by the beast but the fleshless This puma has been seen several times this summer in north The report of a visible supply of grain as eeported by the secretary of the Chi cago board of is as follows bushels increase 000 corn increase oats decrease rye decrease barley de crease Stacks of grain in store at July as follows Wheat corn oats barley Chief who was involved in the Riel died suddenly Sun General Newell Gleason fell down stairs in hh residence at Tuesday and was He was distinguished for services in con nection with the Army of the Cumber The Chicago Daily which was started some months ago as a morning penny paper and was recently changed to an evening penny has ceased FORTYNINTH to exist for want of There have been no fatal results growing out of the explosion of fire works at Monday Nearly forty persons were burnt more or less who lives near New celebrated Tuesday her 109th She has two sisters aged respectively 106 and The Kansas placed in nomination Vallentine for Judge of the eleventh judicial dis John Martin was renominated by were also Riddle and Secretary of State Martin appeared and addressed the The third week of the Chicago anar chists trial closed Saturday night with only eight jurors Grace the 17yearold girl who eloped with Guy a Chicago has been found and has been returned to lier who intends to send her to a reformatory The Womans Christian Temperance Union will open a tencent lodging house in Excessive heat in the Aberdeen section is parching the growing and the prospects for wheat look gloomy Orders for farm lumber are being Fines of each have been impos ed on the fishing schooners Harring City and are still in possession the Dominion customs authorities at Shel third baseman of the Louis league has been fined and suspended for ungentlemanly Miss Eva aged living near hanged herself Thursday in the woods near her fathers A boat containing three young men capsized in Douglas and two of Moses Levi and Michael were The Academy of Music Building and the Goode and McClintoc Blocks at were destroyed by fire Tuesday The losses aggregate with about an aged perished in the Suit for for seduction has been filed at by Miss Mabel Corubs against Charles Secretary and Treasurer of the Lafayette Savings Warner is a married man a and a member of the Pres byterian The New York Daily Commercial Bul letin of July 7 estimates the loss by fire in June in the United States and Canada at an amount 50 per cent greater than the average loss in June for many The number of large tires in June was exceptional for that there having been twentyone fires where the reported loss was and the aggregate these twentyone fires alone being There were 154 fires in which the re ported loss was and The month was a severe onefor tbe fire insurance Sick and bilious and de rangements of stomach and cured by Pierces anti bilious 25 cents a No cheap boxes to allow waste of By In tbe synagogue at Friday Miss Ida Clark renounced Christianity and embraced She is soon to wed a At this season oi tne year there are always many particularly among from summer di cholera but this season the cases seem to be unusually frequent and and every one Bought to know that a sure and speedy cure can easily be se cured by taking a teaspooufui of PKK BY BAVJS FAIN KILLER in sweetened water hot water is the every half hour until This remedy has never been known to Full direc tions are with every It is kept by every JULY motion of Edmunds it was ordered that the senate meet at 11 and for the next six days after the the call for and disposition of resolu tions the time remaining until shall bedevotcd to the begin ning with the first case Every matter objected to shall be passed by and the debate be limited to five min The senate then resumed the concider ation of the amendments to the river and harbor the pending question being on an amendment appropriating 000 for the purchase of the Sturgeon Bay and Lake Michigan ship canal and the Harbor of Spooner offered the amendment as a It appropriates for the purpose of making a free of toll com merce through the After a discussion the substitute amendment was agreed yeas nays The river and harbor bill was then temporarily lad aside and the chair laid before the senate a message of the pres ident vetoing the bill authorizing the construction of railroads through the Indian territory in northern The message was Dawes moved to refer the bill and mes sage to the committee on Indian affairs and he desired to go with this remark able message the section of the treaty which had affected the president so sen The motion was agreed to and the bill and message were The senate resumed the consideration of the amendment to the river and har bor Without disposing of further amend ments the senate JULY the presentation of the usual number of petitions the senate proceeded to business on the Resolutions for inquiring into the auth ority under which the socalled state legislation had been organized in the territory of Dakota were indefiuately The senate then resumed the consideration of the river and harbor the pending amendment being to reduce the appropriation for the Ken tucky nver from to The amendment was 21 nays The Hennepin canal clause was then taken Logan hoped that the time would come when tne poople whenever there was a necessity to give cheap would provide for it by a caiialor other and he could not see why the pend ing proposition was not as proper on the river and harbor bill as in a After an executive session the senate JULY Sewell from the com mittee on pensions presented a report in the case of the vetoed bill granting a pension to Margaret the widow of Commodore The committee repeats its former report in the and recommends the passage of the bill over the presidents Hoar offered a resolution calling on the president for information as to the seizure or detention in any foreign ports of any American and the pretexts or alleged causes and what efforts have been made to provide redress for such seizures and prevent their The resolution went Call offered a resolution calling on the president to direct the American representatives in Mexico to investigate the truth of statements made in newspa pers that citizens of the United States are confined in Mexican dungeons with out trial for alleged offenses against the laws of and that their final trial has been postponed without and requiring the United States government if such statements are found to be true to demand the trial of such persons and their humane A bill to incorporate the Atlantic Pacific Ship railway company Bads bill and Hoars bill concerning federal elec tions were severally objected to and went The senate then weni into execu tive Immediately after the doors were closed an order was upon a mo tion of Senator that the public should be excluded from the upper cor lobbies and the committee rooms which order was carried into effect at This resulted in closiag the offices of the associated press and western union and Baltimore and Ohio telegraph com panies and the ejectment of all reporters Irom their quarters in the senate wing of the JULY of the committee on submitted a report on twenty three pension bills vetoed by the psesi und recommended that the bills be passed notwithstanding the presidents After a vigarous Kenna moved that the report of the minority and all papers be recommended to tbe commit tee on pensions for consideration by that McMillen from the committee on com merce reported back the house bill au thorizing the Burlington Northern railway company to erect a railroad bridge across the Mississippi river near Hoars resolution of yesterday calling on the president for information as to the seizure or detention of American ves sels in foreign was taken up and The river and harbor bill was then taken up and Miller addressed the sen ate in support of the Hennepiu canal He read the resolutions of the New York legislature of June in favor of the measure und gave it as his opinion that the best judgment of commercial bodies and commercial men of New York favored He denied that were not active factors in transportation and asserted that the Erie canal regulated the railroad tolls all over the Miller declared that the construction of tbe Hennepin canal would save year by year for the grain producers of the west more than its cost and it would be a Very important step in maintaining the ability of the United States to compete with India or Russia in the wheat market of the Platt opposed the Palmer proclaimed bis belief in River and harbor bills and deemed that the most defensible of measures that came before Men could not com prehend the immense saving in water It could be figured out mathematically that the savings were a million Chase declared himself heartily in fa vor of the Hennepin canal Without reaching a vote the senate went into secret session and afterwards JULY chair by request in troduced a bill to stop all payments of public money to James his as sociate or for the or f utuK work at the mouth of the Mis sissippi river until further ordered by On motion of the commit tee on privileges and elections received permission to sit during the session of the It is understood that this is in connection with the consideration with the Payne House bills granting pensions to sol diers and sailors of the Mexican war were reached on the considered and The bill as passed directs the secreta ry of the interior to place on the pen sion roll tbe names of the surviving officers and enlisted men including ma militia and The senate then resumed the consider ation of the river and harbor appropria tions The pending question being on the Hennepin canal and Michigan and Illinois canal it was agreed yeas nays as follows of Spoon Van Wyck and of Cock Vest Allison from the committee on appro reported back the sundry civil bill with the Or dered Senate JULY chair laid before the donate a resolution of the convention of Republican editors of urging an investigation of the charges as to the election of Senator Payne and two other memorials on the same Refer red to the committee on privileges and Among the bills on the was the following Appropriating 000 for a monument at Stony to commemorate the revolutionary battle fought The senate resumed the consideration of the river and harbor appropriation On motion of Conger a provision was inserted authorizing the secretary of war to establish harbor lines in places where they have not been established and also to establish lines within which deposits of material may be made without injury to The bill being completed as in the coinmitte of the was re ported to the senate without acting on the The at mid ULY speaker laid before the use the twentyone veto messages transmitted by the president The first message received was referred without comment to the committee on but the disposition of the next vetoing the bill granting a pen sion to Edwin consumed more of moved its refer pending which ot stating that a reference of the bill would be the end of moved that its consideration be postponed until Friday Yeas nays of moved to amend Matsons motion by adding in structions requesting the committee on invalid pensions to report the bill and message back on of said that there seemed to bo an idea in the house that it was the duty of the president to abdi cate his office in favor of a majority of the committee on invalid When in the exercise of the constitu tional prerogatives given he exam ined legislation to see whether it was provident and it was charged that he had perpetrated an outrage on the American He Bragg main tained that the president was honestly discharging his When in the ex ercise of big judgment he sent legisla tion back to the house with his reasons for withholding his the house should act upon the not with demagogical but with judicial and deliberate Matson drew a comparison between the work of the Republican and Demo cratic congresses tor the purpose of pointing out that nearly all pension leg islation of importance had been enacted by the Weaver thought that no disrespect would be shown to the president by immediate action on the veto and he therefore opposed its reference to a com Motion to instruct was yeas nays and the message was referred to the committee on invalid JULY Compton of submitted a series of resolutions ex pressing the regret with which the house had heard the death of the late representative from Mary and providing for ment of a committee of seven represent atives and three senators to take orders for superintending the funeral ceremo The house then at as a raaric of ntfpnai lche nttmory of the adjoWhed JCLY Messages of the Presi dent regarding private pensions were referred to committee on invfffid pen On the message relating to Romesera Springer stated a few facts regarding the workings ef the pension as During the entire eight years of Grants administration only 542 private pensions were During the Fortyseventh wnich was republican in both only 151 private pension bills were but during forty eighth which contained a mu jority of democrats in the and when the gentleman from Indiana Mat son was chairman of the committee on invalid there were 552 of such bills and became laws and dur ing this congress since December congress had passed 60S private pension or which about 545 had either been signed by President Cleveland or had become laws without his He had vetoed about ninety private pension but thirtythree more had become laws during hisadministration up to this time than were passed eight years of Grants commissioner of pensions had granted over certificatesto pensioners since he assumed the duties of his being ten per cent more than had ever before been issued by any of his predecessors during the same length of The treasury of the United States attested the effect of Blacks increased efficiency in the ad ministration of the pension The payment of pensioners during the fiscal year just exceeds those of the previous year by But not withstanding this increase in pension there had been a net reduc tion in expenditures during the post fis cal year of oyer as com pared with the fiscal year ot 1885 Ex cluding the reduction of ordi nary expenses for 1886j as compared with amounted to This statement was made from the treasuty JULY speaker laid before the house a message from the President an nouncing his disapproval of the bill granting a pension to Daniel Referred to the committee on invalid of from the committee on invalid pensions submitted reports the Presidents vetoes of bills granting pensions to Elizabeth Luce and Cather ine Ordered of from he com mittees on ways and means reported back adversely the Randall tariff bill and it was referred to the committee of the of New from the committee on foreign affairs reported back a resolution requesting the Presi dent to transmit to the house all com mumcations relating to the imprison ment in Ecuador of Julius an American The house then resumed the consider ation of the general deficiency the pending question being on an amend ment refunding to certain railroad com panies taxes illegally The amendment was nays from the committee on appro reported back the general de ficiency bill amended in accordance with The amendment striking out the extra pay clause was agreed 98 to The bill then yeas nays The house then passed the private pension oills coming over from last nights JULY bill was passed author izing the secretary of war to loan tents to the Southwestern Iowa and North western Missouri Soldiers and TriState of Indiana and for reunion Under the call of states following bills were introduced and referred of for the relief of settlers on the Des Moines river lands above Raccoon of appropri ating for the erection of a gran ite shaft to mark the birthplace of Abra ham The house went into the committee of the whole of in the chair upon the senate amendments to the legislative appropriation JULY of from the committee on expenditures in the treasury reported back the resolutions calling for information from the of the treasury as to the reason for the failure to investigate the charges of fraud against Lan present surveyor of the port of On motion of Ryan of Kansas the sen ate bill was passed authorizing the sec retary of war to credit the state of Kan sas with a certain sum of money on her ordnance account with the general gov of called up the bill amending sections and of the revised statutes and after consider able discussion the bill was It defines the manner in which tobacco shall be put up for The house then went into committee on the whole of Georgia in the chair on the joint resolution directing the payment of the surplus in the treas ury on the public The following is a text of the That whenever or balance in the including the amount held for redemption of United States shall exceed the sum of one hundred millions of it shall and is hereby the duty of the secretary of the treas to apply such excess in sums not less than per month during the existence of such surplus or to the payment of bearing the indebtedness of the United States pay able at option of the Tbe encampment of the Second Brig Illinois National is ordered for August ;