Dakota Lottery and Casey

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, received on the the 500 • of of this the and was the of tho and any first of had the conveyed in there the miles they not enter but NO DAKOTA LOTTERY. 1.0) The Scheme Virtually Abandoned by It* Backer*. BISMAKCK, N. D., Feb. 11.—The infamous infamous scheme to give the Louisiana lottery lottery a legal foothold in this State was squelched with a suddenness that made some of its supporters dizzy. A careful canvass of the House membership convinced convinced ox-Senator Spencer of Alabama, attorney for the company, who has been doing ail the plugging for the Sandagger lottery bill, that ho could not secure the necessary two-thirds vote. He then decided decided to abandon the fight and instructed instructed his workers to lay down their hands. When the bill came up In the House for its second reading Representative Walsh moved to Indefinitely nostpone consideration of it. Walsh had been favoring the bill, and this action on his part was seconded by Representative Stevens, who had also favored It. Representative Representative Walsh explained that the object object of the motion to inde$nitely postpone postpone was to take the bill out of the way of other legislation and permit the business business of the session to proceed. Representative Stevens stated in reply reply to a charge of the minority that If this was to shut off the investigation of the bill that ho desired to see the investigation investigation proceed. A vote being taken, the motion to indefinitely indefinitely postpone the bill carried. This, it is believed, is tho death knoll of the bill, and Its opponents are-jubilant. i In the Senate, Bell, a Democrat, introduced introduced a resolution calling for an {investigation {investigation of the charges of bribery on the bill, and also in.cj.udod tho State Republican Republican convontioivand the,tlnltod States Senatorisil light. No sooner ,-had the resolution been introduced than Senator LaMouro. Republican, rose and resented the" reflection that this resolution cast on the Republican partv of the State. The, resolution was passed by a unanimous ' vote, and Messrs. Robinson, Robinson, Haggart, and Harmon, Harmon, Republicans, and McCormack and McBrido, Democrats, wore appointed appointed as the committee. Already subprenas have been Issued for a number of the most prominent Republicans in the State to apcoar before the committee. They are E". \V. Camp of Jamestown, reporter reporter of the Supreme court; B. P. We.lls, Stale Senator Bailey, Fuller and T. B. Casey of Minneapolis. Others who have been summoned are. Lieut.-Gov. Bicltey and Jesse Fry of .laitostown George Carpenter of Willis-ton, and N. C. Fanning of Now Rockford. 1235 i 1:26 1.43 70S 1 7 1146 Kail Mall nw New Ft St St i*nt

Clipped from Logansport Pharos-Tribune12 Feb 1890, WedPage 9

Logansport Pharos-Tribune (Logansport, Indiana)12 Feb 1890, WedPage 9
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