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Semi-Weekly Statesman (Newspaper) - August 2, 1887, Marshall, Michigan SemiWeekly By LEWIS ARTHUR PUPM8HKD TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS Hi State SUBSCRIPTION One Six In inhill The circulation Urger than that of any ether paper publithed in Calhoun and ta city Hit QUADRUPLES that of any contem Hereafter all cards of lodge resolu tions and obituary notices will be charged at the usnnl advertising rates per AUGUST THE Denver Democrat advises the President to do more work and talk THK New York Tribune docs not con eider the white feather an impressive em blem of presidential It doesnt seem qaite A daughter of of Washing lie wife of of the Russian legation at is said to be the most popular woman in the diplomatic circles of that classic THE annual reunion of the Army of the Tennessee this year will be held in De next It is confidently ex pected that Sherman will He is now preparing a paper to be read at the ARRANGEMENTS are DOW about com plcird for the annual reunion of the vet craus of the 19th which is to be held at the residence of in Carriages will be provided at Coldwater and TokoBsha to take the boys to THE composition of the new Hawaiian ministry has a decided English The Premier and Minister of Finance are Eng and the Attorney though a naturalized is citizen English The Minister of the Interior is a young only one in the Thus the American eagle sur renders its and the all con quering British lion scores another THE Albany Argus discusses the Re publican idea of as though that interesting orgaa were capable of under standing a Republican idea when it sees The Argus advances the idea as its that a pension is a reward not a At the risk of causing the Ar gus to retreat from its position we are compelled to remaik that this has always been the Republican with the addi tion principle that it is a reward which is duty on the part of the Nation towards its Now right here is the point where the President and his party diverge from the President Cleve land and the Argus and the Democracy do not believe the Nation owes the veter ans anything except an occasional lecture on their condition of beggary and their sordid The Republican par ty says that no honest man who fought to save the Union shall be driven to the poor through the misfortune of his jvat And it says that it is better many undeserving should receive aid rather than that one but necessa rily citizens should be allowed to suffer or to become the recipient of pri vate He cared for his country in its hour of his country now neglect him Cleveland says it the Republican party gays it shall It is a question of common and we ask that the Nation deal with other At present noble minds seem to be scarce at the head of our National Kdltorlul McGlynn will probably be the United Labor partys candidate for Presi dent The good doctor will have a good deal of fun while the torchlight business But where will he be when the light goes The Democratic candidate for Governor in Ohio declared in his speech of accept ance that Cleveland is a greater man than Lincoln and a braver one thau As the artists would express that is an opinion done in and in pure keeping wirh the spirit ef the men who nominated Inter Ever since Cleveland slapped the vet erans of the civil war in the face by the issuance of hisbattleflag order every Dem ocratic paper in the country feels at per fect liberty to follow and to treat the Grand Army of the Republic as it it isted only on and should be profoundly grateful to the Democracy for being allowed to Francisco Senator Sherman is one of the biggest uf American and one of the foremost men in public By reason of bis and public he is easily the leader of the Re publican party in precepts among the surviving leaders of its best and palmiest The Republicans of Ohio have conferred no honor on John Sher man that he has not fairly earned they can not confer any that he does not fully His services as a and financier will only be fully appreciated alter bis Journal A few Southern newspapers are coura geously attai IDS the convictlease system in most of SoutJbern The Memnbia which holds that the issue is purely a moral says Tbe convictlease system must be and the State Baptist Convention would do well to file a against it It is question upon which parties can take It is a matter of common human and entirely within the scope of the If the church machinery of the South CM be set against this terrible abuse it will WflrtA New York EXAMINING THE UNDERGOING THE frRDEAL FOR PRO MOTION OR Opinion of a Victim on the Crusty Ixttsr Washington Printers UnnWe to Compete with Ontnldo Bid ders for Logan nt the Capital Biff Iron WASHINGTON the past week more than 400 clerks in the adju tant generals ofllee have undergone tho ordeal of civil service examinations for promotion or retention in the All made gi eat preparations and seemed anxious to pass but few of them really thought that a favorable result would bo bentficial to There is much the same view prevailing among clerks as to the character and utility of tiio examin a vast majority thinking them no test of official except as to the one part which consists of office One of them in criticizing tho examinations says The character of tho examination would in dicate that we were children who had just completed the studios of arithmetic and gram mar and were being examined to enter upon geometry and English in my in the sevetith grade at is much better fit to answer those questions than I although the commissioners would hardly think of giving him a clerical I am willing to be examined on my office work and wish to excel in but I do not care to review the books I have uot seen since I left school thirty years When I entered the service mygeneral fitness it seems to that ex cellence in my official duties should be the only test for my promotion or That part of the examination which is to test punctuation and has been aptly named by the clerks the Crazy arid the below furnishes a good It was given out to tho and clerks last nnd reads as follows t One of the less recognized agencies effecting Stature is Fatigue under the Inflewertee of which the Hlght demtnshes a Soldier is perseptably taller before than after forced when the body is fatigued it gives away the cartilages loose there clastisslty and become thinner and tho fattey and Fibrous Cusbuns which give spring to the Organs of Locnmoshun become less Suple and more atemmtid nil of which contrlb bute to the dimmimifihim of bight tho Kasheo of Muscular to the Pound of living wait is much greater with small or mlddlesized men than with very large ones the TJength of tho limbs of the latter nowserrily occasions an mnpletobd in his moshuns that makes eiccnshua slower length of limbs also contributes to waist of strength thus looking at Miletary Aptletudes itls the middkslzcd or small men that offer the great est Energy Power to resist fatigue and Actively in Batel and of this kind Is the Popular typo of the french Petit the Soldier of the GOVERNMENT lint Shops Underbidding Union Offices on the WASHINGTON A short time ago the authorities of this district awarded a contract for printing for the current year to a Philadelphia in accordance with the requirements of tho Philadelphia firm being nearly below the district bid The local printers were They allege that they are unable to compete with outside bidders because of tho high scale of wages fixed by the journeymen a large majority of whom are em ployed at the government printing Another and much larger contract for print ing was recently lost to the district for simi lar In a contest for the contract for printing and binding money order blanks for the postoffloe the contract to run four the government offices estimate showed that it would cost the government a year more to have the work done at its own establishment than at that of pri vate The contract was awarded to an outside No bids were presented by local Another Gogeblc Iron WASHINGTON A to bo called the Lake Superior Iron is being organized by exSecretary Windom and exSenator of Washington Conner and Theodore of New and Bates of It is to control the output of Bessemer ore by the mines iu tho Gogebic and Menominas in Michigan and The company is to be capitalized at the par value of the fourteen mines in this In order to avoid exhorbitant rates charged by lake vessels for freighting ore the company will build eight iron Another consolidation to bo mode is by John aud still another by the Wiscon Central which owiis Colby Loguu lu WASHINGTON Logan returned from Chicago Sunday Surgeon General Hamilton called on her at her Calumet in the and after an examination of her injured shoulder found it was Logan will be placed under the influence of ether and her shoulder will be While she suf fers little she is very much exhausted after the Hamilton refuses to say anything concerning her though he sotrns to think it is not much more serious ihuu the Chicago physician Ninth International Medical WASHINGTON The ninth international medical which is to open in Washington early next bids fair to be the largest gathering of phy sicians and surgeons ever seen in or per any other Every nation of importance in the world will be represented by some of the most distinguished scientific medical and at least medical men are expected to be present Registration headquarters will be at Willards The Twin Cities WASHINGTON The president has replied to the iuvition of Paul and Minneapolis to visit those cities during his western and says he wilj determine the question and hopes to do it to their Fell from the Brooklyn NKW James 17 years fell from the big Brooklyn bridge Monday The distance traveled in bis aerial journey was 120 and bis fall from the spot from which Professor Odium leaped to bis He was em ployed with the painters who are now en gaged in painting tbe He was picked up by a tug and taken to the Chambers Street An examination there showed that bis injuries were slight He complained of a pain in bis side where be tbe He was detained at tbe it being feared that be might have sustained internal Chrter from Calcutta wat obolera of the most malignant type pwaili in in tbe nortbweetern During July from tbe DREXELS GENEROUS The Cottage ut McGregor Tendered to Surviving Union Chief SfTTho Grand Army the has received from Joseph president of tho Drexel Morgan of a letter gratuitously THE COTTAGE AT MO REG tendering through him to the surviving Union soldiers of the late war in perpetuity the cottage at Mt in which Grant DreXels offer makes it a condition thatthe trustees of the prop erty shall be the conimanderincbief of the Grand Army and the president of the McGregor Railway the third to be appointed by Drexel or his successor as presi dent of the Drexel The matter is now the subject of correspondence between Gea Fairchild and the executive committee of the council of administration of the Grand Army of the A RIGHTOFWAY Work of the Uccnlur Springfield Koud at Decatur Springfield railway people having information that the ofllcials oftho Chicago Eastern Illinois road would have men hero Saturday night to lay tho track through this city for their Louis exten put men at work Saturday night throwing obstructions across their and Sunday tho men were working like beavers throwing out spurs directly across Central loading them with and in some instances huge trenches and dirt used in burying the cars almost to the Up to a late bour Sunday the Eastern Illinois people had lot put in an The sympathy of almost every citizen is with the Eastern Illinois people in their effort to se cure a passage through the and tho In Docatur Springfield has made itself very It is said that the general managers of the three the Central being in the will hold a con ference in this and a conflict of the which has been hourly may yet be The Klectton In Tho elect ion is passing Buckner is 400 or 500 for the legisla ture is Tho Kentucky Union railway is getting nearly all the votes In Sessamine for the is running very Trouble of a serious nature is expected The Republicans brought a carload of negroes to but the Democrats captured them and now have them in At noon Claude Democratic candidate for repre was ahead of the Re publican candidate and free 50 votes in this indicating a majority of over 600 in this Over 100 colored men cratcbed Collier arid voted for Indications on the state ticket point to a plurality of for Buckner over the Prohibition candidate for hoj but 3 and the Labor can didate To Prevent a NEW At a meeting of the prominent operators which was hold Monday morning it was decided that a iheck to the decline in tbe stock market wus absolutely necessary to save the country from a and and Addi 6ou Cuinmack agreed to buy shares of stocks for that This buying turned the market and caused an advance of 2 per all The purthascs were for tbe purpose of covering short sales made at much higher A Big Sensation in an Illinois The arrest of Henry president of the Crown Dis tilling for attempting to shoot has created the biggest social sensation uver known Westermau claims that Bradley has been too intimate with his who is married and the wife of of the firm of In the opinion of the public Smith is above All of the parties interested occupy the bigUest social Three People Killed by From postmaster at it was learned that on Friday afternoon three colored Moses and Alice residing near that were working in a tobacco field when a storm carne They took shelter under a aud had been there but a few minutes when a bolt of lightning flashed down shat tering the and killing all three in A Minister It is believed that Thomas formerly pastor of a Welsh church who disappeared five days has gone to but no tid ings have been received of him He is sup posed to taken with him belonging to which he kept in cash secreted in odd places and which con not He is 84 years old and has shown signs of mental Charles Keed Pronounced NEW Charles Guiteaus who jumped into the North river was pronounced in sane by the physicians at Bellevue where he bag been It is not knowu wtiat disposition should be made of He became a resident of this city after leaving but for some months past be lived in Jersey the Alfred Sowrey was banged at Lancaster Monday for tbe murder of bis When tbe hangman went to SpwieyVj cell for tbe purpose of pinioning be resisted desperately and bis cries could be heard throughout the He refused to walk and bad to be carried to tbe Jury election conspiracy case were discbarged bajno to Bocurred wWy m V MGARlGLE IN MISSING CHICAGO BOODLER LO CATED AT He the Who Were After Him and Benches the Dominion In a Chicngonn for Aid Ing In Bis McDonald Sentenced to The Iwodler Mc Garigle was landed by a yawl boat from the schooner Edward Blake at Point Edward Sunday The tug with re porters and officers on has buen watch ing for the schooner for two and early Sunday morning went out into Lake The Blako wns sighted in a tow along with the schooner and the tug ran up alongside the Blake just as the head of the i iver was reached After some conversation with the officers the tug ran up to the Marsh while talking to the the towline of the Blake was let She was jiist get ting into American waters and McGarigla and the officers of the Blake suspected an at tempt would be made to take The yawlboat was lowered Mc Garigle jumped followed by a and was beaded for the Canadian shore before the persons on the tug could make any attempt to prevent For a few minutes great ex citement prevailed on the tug at the sight of but while the officers were the rampage the sturdy strokes of the sailor were rapidly bearing the prize away to Ere the pusuers could enter the small boat tied at the the sailor had got into indiputable Canadian and he ceased rowing long enough to stand in his boat and wave bis cap at the baffled Evidently McGarigle was very nervous and anxious to get on for he urged his gondolier to waste no but to attend to his Ho and the yawl again shot forwnnl and soon touched the McGariglo leaped and the boat returned to the The tow went leaving the Blake in the The tug wont to Port and the Blako resumed her course down during the being left to made his way to which is not far where he went to a hotel and ordered Heseemed too excited to and when he loft the table most of the meal remained After stroll ing about a few ho wont to a livery and secured a rig to take hita to twelve miles down the where the Blake was expected to He drove back from there in the evening and walked about Ho did not make his headquarters at any hotel McGariglo said that He had not determined upon what inovo to except to place himself in communication with Chicago and that he expected to have every thing straightened up and would be back in Chicago before He said that he hod ft good trip on the was well and was glad to get on shore where he would be able to get a good nights The chief of police had a talk with but had no authority to arrest This mode McDon ald feel a good deal and he cheered up He well bronzed after hia is well and has made no change in his mustache or He was minus his aud on the lookout for a new Arrested for Aiding John was ar rested at an early hour Monday morning by Deputy Sheriff Gross and locked up at the Harrison street He was charged with aiding and abetting in the escape of The doctor was considerably taken aback when he was arrested and re fussd to He was nabbed before he was out of Prosecuting Attorney accom panied by Inspector Boufield aud Deputy Sheriff Charles escorted Leonard John into the prisoners box ut the armory police court Monday Jus tice Randall White told the attorney to and he did as We charge Richolsou said with entering into a conspiracy with Doll against the laws of and usk that the bail be placed at The waived exami nation by the advice of his of Anarchist Ho wus unuble to furnish bail aud was sent to juil in the One Uoodler Shepard Mon day morning overruled tho petition for a new trial in tho rase of Edward McDon ald and charged with con and sentenced McDonald to a term of three years in the The mo tion for an arrest of judgment wus lioocllerg on the the boodle trial Monday several of the defendants and others who were charged with taking bribes took the stand and testified in their own Testimony as to the former good character of the defendants was also Ike Weir Champions a Colored the Belfast while in Court street Saturday saw two young west end toughs as sault on old colored woman in front of Mike Gleaspns He followed the old lady and offered her 59 cents to go back and slap her assailants in the She eagerly ac cepted the offer and did as On her return the Spider gave her 25 cents more and then sailed into the old womans perse By this time a large crowd had col lected and viewed the battle with the most intense The two young with banged hair who assaulted the old woman very soon had bunged uoses and other facial Just as the battle was waxing furious two policemen called and two of the Weir and one James were escorted to the police Later in the evening Weirs fatherinlaw bailed him Dropped Feet In Aug Charles Williams made a balloon ascension Saturday evening at Coney a pleasure resort on the Ohio ten nules east of this When the aeronaut bad reached an altitude of feet he leaped from the airship and descended safely to the earth by means ol a sixteen and a half feet long by twenty Six feet in Williams landed about two miles distant from the starting Toe balloon was inflated with hot air and continued its upward course until it reached a height of about one mile when it Terrible Struggle in the Jo Mo a Jiyearold went swimming with a number of companions Sunday even and when in very deep water be was seized with catching bold ol one of bis a struggle and both went to the bottom After be ing under water for soroe moments Me qwnpsJMPD iu Jreaing and WM rescued by but WAI Tbe rescued lad gift be had a terrible struggle with bis jpauifio white THE TWO BEAR HOW A PLUCKY WOMAN IMPRO VISED A FAMOUS A Tale of Karly California Cnp ture of Sonoma In The Hear Flag Soon Unplaced by the Stars nnd Iii the magnificent hall of tho flourishing social order and historical society known ns tho Pioneer of on Fourth near in San are displayed two peculiar the only ones of the kind ever which were the standards of the Americans in their revolt against and from which they derived their name of the bear flag insurgents or beatflag These flags consist of n almost square piece of five or six feet in once but now completely yellowed by to tho bottom of which is roughly sewn a narrow strip of red Upon the ground of in the upper right band is painted a while the cen ter is ornamented with tho representation of a beneath which are the Cali fornia The only important differ ence between the two flags is that the bear upon one is while that upon the other is on all John Fowler swears positively that the flag bearing the picture of a rampant bear is the one first made and raised by the bear flng It was in said Fowler in talking of tho that at tho head of an exploring expedition sent out by the United States having entered then a possession of Mex without tho permission of tho Mexican was encamped at Fort when a dispute arose between him and a na tive California about a which the lat ter had found in the possession of one of Fre monts nnd which ho claimed as having been Fremont refused to surrender the and defied the Mexican who had no troops in tho neighborhood with which they could safely attack the American I was about 25 years of nnd was in tho employ of John an who had acquired considerable projwrty in nnd who some miles from a large where he had erected n sort of walled stockade ns a protection against tho It was popularly known ns Sutlers On Juno there ar rived at our fort a Mexican lieutenant named who was on his way to In the couise of conversation ho incautiously let fall that his errand was to procure horses to bo used in expelling tho American This statement seemed to demand instant Butter immediately sent out messengers to nil tho Americans in our and called on them to assemble at bis They did so on June and at that meeting a long score of grievances in flicted by tho Mexican government upon Americans living California was discussed at ir addition to what was now regarded as tho expressed de termination of that power to expel tho Amer After considerable wo finally voted unanimously to anticipate Mexico by declaring war against making all her al caldes and other officials our prisoners and seizing her military posts throughout Cali of them very poorly garrisoned before she would have time to take any steps against Wo dispatched a messenger to who then moved his camp about thirty miles to the northward of asking him to join his forces with become our commander in chief and unite with us in de claring war against Ho refused to comply with our but expressed sym pathy with our and promised to re main in our vicHiity in the hope that he might afford us sojhe indirect Disappointed at not securing the active cooperation of we proceeded to form a military and with great heartiness and unanimity we choose Ezekiel Merritt as our Merritt was a Vermont a rough spokrn man of tho Ethan AllenIsrael Putnam Though strong as an ox and brave us u he was when occasion us tender and gentle a was one of the best of uursci for a sick We could not have chosen a better chieftain to lead us aguinst the anil under bis dauntless leadership we rode all well directly to the only town and military post of Mexico north of the Golden It was about noon on June that we entered The day was intensely hot and the inhabitants were Bitting outside their houses or at their win They were taken completely by sur not having had the slightest inkling of our aud not a soul imagined what our errand was until we rode up to tha Mexican and our bold demanded its immediate not us Ethan Allen once made similiar Iu tbo name of the continental congress and the great but In the name of the in dependent republic of The gar as much surprised as the people of the town had was wholly unprepared for any though wo numbered only thirtytwo it was surrendered at Though we all desired to use the American we felt that we had no right to do as tbe United States was uot at war with Mex and that we must have a standard of our own after the manner of Texas when she declared her Wo will have a flag in spite of every said John the wife of one of our who had pluckily accom panied her retiring for a short presently returned with a large strip of muslin and a smaller one of red flan both of which she bad torn from her To sew the flannel to the muslin was the work of a few and our flag was complete save for some design yet to be William one of our who thought bo possessed some talent for volunteered to act as our artist Some paint was obtained from a neighboring wheelwrights and Todd began by painting a lone in imitation of tbe Texan who had been one of tbe most active participants in our move suggested that it wouldxfee well tojiave some design more distinctively characteristic of California and proposed a grizzly bear But now another difficulty Wiliiani bur doubted bis artistic ability to cope successfully with a rampant grizzly but after mugb perKuasipu be consented to attempt I must that the result fully justified bis Beneath the bear be paintw the California and our flag was just as you may it now in the ball of tbe Cali fornia pioneers in San It was first Wised on tie afternoon of tbe sume day June and it continued to float over Sonoma until the 11th of the fol lowing ou wuich W6 to us glad news that the United Statea bad Mexico California to Jijb tbe Probate Court Estate of Anna deceased report of conrmiRsionerg oh claims filed Estate of Qarrie Louise dece proved tad admitted improved and letters ward Estate of Ima a report of mortgaging real estate filed and order entered confirming Estate of Jane deceased order en tered allowing claims and closing hearine Estate of James bcom petent inventory and appraisal of estate re turned ly Estate of Mary deceased petition filed for the appointment of administrator order entered for bearing August Estate of Lorenzo et minors petition filed for the appointment of guar Estate of Charley et minors petition filed for appointment of a guardian Estate of Emma deceased John F Kaumeyir appointed administrator bond of approved and letters of ndninistration Syrup of Manufactured only by the California Fie Syrup San is Own True This pleasant Califor nia liqnid fruit remedy may be had of F R Lirge bottles at 50o or It isthe most prompt and effective remedy known to cleanse the system to act on the Kldntys and Bowels gently vet thoroughly to dispel Colde and Fevers to cure Indigestion and kindred swlyraug2 General Andrew Jackson was a man who understood He married one woman you wish to restore the bloom to your faded and so improve your health that plumpness aud strength will succeed emacia tion and purify your blood with Avers This remedy will bee ifit you more speedily than any u Itrequires less coal to heat a room when one is courting a widow than when courting a young GREAT AMERICAN PURIFIER TRY THE GREAT Bonanza for Farmers Every or farmers who has tried to preserve and knows the great diecouracement that generally attends their efforts on account of unfavorable changes in the They have resorted to many so called realizing that If they could keep butter fresh for a long period they could take advantage of the market by holding their produce for golden prices While if they could keen meat untainted they could often relish a fresh steak or but never before the Great American Purifier was placed upon the market were they able to secure any preservative that fully accomplished what was claimed for That this preparation does that is Testimonials are given to show that by its use meat and lard have been kept perfectly fresh and pure from three to five Butch ers all over theJJnited States are using dairy men find it and every farmer that has once tried it always uees It is therefore no care is needed to prevent it causing It is sold everywhere and is meeting with greatest per Sold In Marshall only by JOHN 78 STATE and RIOHD At Barnes News Depot You will find all the I atest Tablets And the Finest Line of High Grade Cigars and The Appetite May be tbe Digestive organs and the Bowels by taking Ayers These Pills arc purely vegetable in their They contain neither calomel nor any 01 IUT dtngerous and may be taken perfect safety by persons of all I was a great sufierer from aud I had no bee1 e greatly ami stantly afflicted with Headache ami I consulted our family li preacrihed for ut various itl out affording more than temporary I finally commenced taking AycrN In a short time my digestion uiul up IMPROVED my bowels were by time I finished two boxes of these Piil no tendency to headaches had aud I became strong and Darius I was for over a with Loss of aud General I commenced taking Ayers be fore finishing half a box of this my appetite and strength were Ayers Pills are the best medicine known to ine for regulating the and for all diseases caused by a disordered Stomach and I suffered for over three years with and I had no aud was weak and nervous most pi the BY USING three boxes of Ayers at the saute time dieting I was com pletely My digestive organs we now in good and I am in perfect Plulip Ayers Pills Lave benefited me wonder For mouths I suffered from Indi gestion aud was restless and had a bad taste iu uiy mouth every After taking one box of Ayers all these troubles disap my food digested and my sleep was Henry Ileiu I was cured of the Piles by the of Ayers They not only relieved me of that pdnful but gave me in creased and restored my John N PrcPMre4 by Ayer ft l ikUbfUKgUU wd ia ;