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1894-08-24-CarrollSentinel[Iowa]-p5-TaylorFoundGuilty - TAYLOR FOUND GUILTY Civil Service Commission...
TAYLOR FOUND GUILTY Civil Service Commission Wit Ask For His Removal. 8EEHG HOW CONGRESSMEN VOTE Eabor Comtnltton ComplllnR StntMtlcs AtonR Thin Line to tie Used a« Oatnpalg Literature— Wool In llonc* Must Pa Jduty— Mletourl tieonns Bulletin— New Prom the National Capital. WASHINGTON, Aug. 24,— The civil senr ice commission resumed its exatninatio of the chargen against Recorder of Deed C. H. J. Taylor Thursday. The com missioHers have determined to clothe th investigation with absolute secrecy an a number of witnesses said to have re ceived assessment letters signed by Tay lor, representing the Negro Nationa Democratic league, were examined length behind closed doors, Taylor i credited with representing the Negr National Democratic league, but at th commission it is hinted both the leagu and the Afro-American bureau of organ ization of the Democratic congressiona committee are involved in the case Taylor is president of the league an nntil recently was connected with th bureau. He resigned from the latte position soon after the civil service com mission began its investigation of th charges against Robert G. Still, the chie of the bureau. It is learned the complaint allegin assessments was filed several weeks ag when the full board was in session an that it has been discussed at a numbe of meetings subsequently. Mr. Lyraa has been spending' several weeks at th seashore, but returned to Washingto Wednesday night to join his two co leagues in the investigation. Severa more witnesses who received the lettei will probably be examined. Will Auk For Taylor'* Removal. There is strong.ground for the belie that accompanying the report of th commission will be an urgent reques signed by the full board for Taylor's re moval from the office to which Presiden Cleveland appointed him last spring This request will be .accompanied by a exhaustive statement summing up th charges and reviewing the case. The original charges were filed by W Calvin Chose.ieditor of The Bee, a negrc organ of this city, and by a messenger in the interior department named Barnes who .is also business -manager of Th Bee. Both Chose and Barnes, as well as Secretaries B. L. Hawkins and M. C Coonce of the league, have appeared before before the commission as witnesses. Th persons accused of campaign cqntribu tions soliciting denounce the charges a "trumped np" by Chase with the aid o the colored messenger and ascribe them to a refusal of TJaylor to appoint friend of the negro editor to positions • in the re corder of deeds office and they will en deavor to have the president retain Tay lor in office, notwithstanding the action of the civil service commissioners. LOOKING UP THEIR LABOR RECORDS v o

Clipped from The Carroll Sentinel24 Aug 1894, FriPage 5

The Carroll Sentinel (Carroll, Iowa)24 Aug 1894, FriPage 5
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