The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 26, 1894 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, December 26, 1894
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; J »,J.' ~r«,'• 7 v-"•'-"*"•* ^'s'***! "'-p'-i ""' ,* *i '*'•''• ' ,' ' ' " / " ~" ' * i" *"^ -J'' '• *•<{ £*»&, *"' '•«, '-, i »--t—'-•-i'--nft tl in •n-nntCn iiinjiTf i'A* -?«ka.'i»e* iSviatm ati*.M*. * 4, **|* ' ffcAjl * ' i '• ' *"*'" - ARMENIAN eUf r*Aat§. ifthwfent ttf ?v Jkf¥tintittfton.~ih"t ; *kttk cleft whb L&bt twtJ bf the" btmd ctimf&iiy Inspec* pfijfil afld then eoWftitted suicide, was "Htse fey other hands than his wwi, was ""'"" " and the juty aeedrdingly Cromwell's testi«ofij before eofeher's jurj did muck to L the belief in ttuntington's 1 iittnoeence. He said he could not ify any particular check that was itigj and so .fat as he eoiild see the .; had tot lost $500, excepting as as bookkeeping was concerned, i mystery surrounding the "note lit Which the inspectors questioned itington has been cleared up. The s WAS for 850, and was paid this ,, ,. U w^th, although Htmtington could not ' Itell where h6 got the money with ' -Which to pay his bilL Bennett, cashier .. of the State Savings bank, testified , that on the same day the note fell due Huntington borrowed $80 at his bank. There is now no tloubt that the whole affair resulted from Huntington getting ' his accounts mixed* and that he was toot a thief, but he thought that he •would be so branded. DES MOINES REALTY. land Purchased On Wh'ch Big Factories .' "" "*•. ,•» May Bo Built. „ DES MOINKS, Dec. 23.—A real estate 'dealer has completed a $110,000 cash sale of-east side property, the purchaser being Mr. J. N. Huston, who was United States treasurer under President -Harrison. The property is located on ,the east side, near the fair grounds, 1 and has been known as the Gates tract. Mr. Huston has been in the city for several days and regards East « Des Moines as an exceptional city for manufacturing purposes. He says th at very soon Indian? and Ohio factories depending on gas for fuel, will have to seek locations where cheap fuel can be very easily procured. Des Moines is such a place. By some it is asserted that a tin plate factory will soon be built on the plot. WANDERED FROM HOME. misfortunes of a Poor Old Ulan of Iowa City. IOWA CITY, Dec. 21—William Jayne, 67 years of age, wandered from home on the 12th, being demented, the result of a paralytic stroke. He was partially blind, and unable to speak or write, and after a tiresome 'vrip of forty miles was found five miles north of Iowa City 'Sometime during his wanderings he was set upon by tramps who robbed him of everything, .including- clothing, substituting : their dirty, tattered rags, and letting him go in his stocking feet. J. Jayne, of Iowa City, a brother, and other relatives, have been in diligent search for the unfortunate man, and he was taken home. NOW INSANK. Tragedy Witness of the Council IJlnffs Loses His Hi agon. COUNCIL BLUFFS, Dec. 23.—Frank Trimble, a young attorney of this city, and son of Judge Trimble, of Keokuk, was in the front room of the Citizens' bank wiien the recent Huntington tragedy occurred, and was deeply affected by it. His actions later became such that he was examined by a physician, who said he was bordering on in• sanity and advised his removal from tJl6 citv, Fl'iC—55 ~t£r''' n d w^V him for his hcine in Kepkuk, but on the way he collapsed completely and is now a raving maniac. -. ATTEMPTED SUICIDE. Very Peculiar Acts of » Cedar Haplds 'Woman* CEPAB HAi'ips, Dec. 21.—Mrs. M. P. Chase attempted to commit suicide by taking carbolic acid, but the bottle was wrested from her hands while she was in the act of swallowing its contents. She then threatened to murder ' 'her husband, and snapped a revolver at him, but he escaped. No cause for conduct is assigned, FATAL ERROR, Carelessness WHU Gasoline Jiving? Fa lit! Results, Sjoux Cm', Dec, 83.—John Coughlin, & miller, used abput ts, quart of gasoline j|\ io clean his clothes. When he got :'>' rtbrpugh he scratched a match on the '/ pf ( Jus trousers to light a cigar* js now dying at the Samaritan ' PEATH. County pie» Muldoojj, prprnjnenfc »n4 wealthy farmer living Jfttskson tpwnship, dropped dead n paralysis qf tb'e heart. Mr, Mu}- pperftted p^e of_ to btltiaM*e the ectofity safe bttiflafa elected afa entrant !tt a t)utsidebf .carfiag Up the safe little Was effected. It is presumed they Were frightened away. Mad they succeeded it is Said that they wotild haVe secured considerable booty. ITEMS. t'dtlr f obbera boarded a Milwaukee tt-aifa neal 1 Siott3k City and robbed many passengers of their valuables. The ofdinUHce authorizing the Gothenburg saloon system at Ida Grove has beeto declared illegal by the district court. The case will be taken to the supreme court. A. Mason city dispatch says the Peter Larson murdef is about to be cleared up. It is stated that Wm. DarroW's Wife has satd that her husband ^om" mitted the rnut-der and the body of Larson was buried in a grave in which a child had been buried but a few days before. Larson immediately upon ar* rival home from the penitentiary, where he served out a sentence for grand larceny, was arrested by Hampton officials for forgery in connection with the Larson murder. A doubl* tragedy occurred three miles south of Eldon, a few nights ago and two farmers, Ambrose Daugherty and George Huffman, a boy of 18, are the victims of a foolish quarrel. They had attended the country lycetim, and when driving home both insisted on driving across the same bridge first. An impromptu duel took place and Huffman was shot in . the groin arid Daugherty was piercqd through the lung. Both are fatally wounded. Daugherty is a married man with a family. 3 At Dubuque recently Dr. Kissel, member of the pension examining board at Cresco, pleaded guilty to three of tlie cases against him The first case was for presenting a false claim, which was only $3; the next was for transmission of a false certificate, although "-,here was no claim that defendant falsified; the third was merely of intent to commit iraud. His attorney pleaded that us his offense -vas merely technical his sentence be made a mild one. He was then sentenced to eighteen months imprisonment and $1,000 fine with -jests for each offense. The imprisonment, however, was suspended. and the fines and costs were paid at once. George Johnson, one of the men who tried to murder Deputy United States Marshal Wrap, at Albia, -.ome time ago> is now in jail at Council fluffs. The other two were -raptured a few days ago by Deputy United States Marshals iVilliam Richards, of Des Moines, and E. W. Hillwcg, of Corning. The officers have been after these men for the past two months and their experiences would fill a.yplurae which would read like a novel, {3abe Johnson, a brother of Georga, WftS eaptiircc near Bigelow, Mo., and teJifiB tp Council Bluffs, and a short tiros afterward John Collett wa? *-an down in the same part pf the country. The three men are ail moonshiners and came to Iowa from Kentucky several years ago. They are the leaders of a tough gang which is supposed to have illicit stills in the hilly regions about Albia. but the revenue officers have never succeeded in locating any of these places. All three men are now in jail at the Bluffs and will be tried at the next term of court and given as heavy penalties as the law allows, "' The Citizens' 'bank of. Council Bluffs missed $500 some time ago, and as all of the employes of the bank were under bonds in the • Fidelity and Casualty Co. , of New York, Detectives Cromwell and Hayden were sent to investigate. They suspected John R. Huntington, a clerk in the bank receiving $45 a month, and who was believed to be living beyond his income. A meeting was arranged in the private office at which President Edmundson, the detectives and Hunt' ington were present, After considerable questioning, in which little of a damaging nature was elicited and in which Huntington seemed very cool, he arose' from his seat as if to get n dririll, but instead drew a revolver and began -.firing, Cromwell was shot three times, in the jaw, wrist and back, but his wounds are not necessarily fatal, while Hayden was shot through the fleshy part of the neck and will- recover. Huntington then turned the gun uppu himself, inflicting a wound from which he died ft few hours later, The evidence against Huntington is jiot very strong and whether he was guilty pf the theft m»y never be known. Fifty cents a year The Des Moines, Iowa, Twice-a-Week News. Try it. Do you wear shirts? Order of Tilden, Des Moines, Perfect fit guaranteed, Address The News, Des Moines, Jowa, enclosing this notice and fifty cents and you will receive the Twice- a-Week Ne,\vs one year. TJje supreme cpnrt has decided that thp will of the late P..G. Bsllingall, pf Qttwinwa, raa'kipg several '.bequests tp that pity, is vaU4, thus reversing the decisjpn pf the lower, cpurt, . Judge William H. Servers, pf Oska* Ippsa, wag recently stricken paralysis. Though cpnsems, be gtUl ^eabje to povyerjess. -The BEHftING SEA CLAIMS. Secretary Grgtfaiiai E*f>lftinS Mil Actiofl In th6 Matter. free. 23.-*-Secretafy Gresham has sent to the house a letter in answer to the resolution calling '*ot an explanation of his reasons f df Af- ranging with Great .3fitaifi fof the payment of $428,000 in settlement of the claims of British sealing vessels. In the course of the letter he says; "The Paris tribunal of arbitration found that a number df British sealing Vessels were seized in the Bering seaj of warned therefrom, by cruisers df the United States s leaving fof further determination the questions as td the value Of said vessels or -jdntentSi If the plfta of settlement suggested was not acceptable to congress, the ques' tidtts must be determined either by the organization of a joint commission or by negotiations between the tWd governments, Experience has shown that international commissions are slow and expensive. It will appear from the submitted correspondence that the agreement to pay the lump sum of $425,000 in full settlement of all demands was authorised to be made un* der the treaty and award proposed, by this government. The amount is Considerably below the damages claimed by Great Britain exclusive of interest for a number of .years. " In concluding Secretary Gresbam recommends the prompt and final settlement of the controversy by the appropriation of the sum named. THE WAR ENDED. TheKinpcror of China Sues for Peace on ' Any Terms'. LONDON, Dec. 23.—Important dispatches have been received from Tokio indicating clearly that ,practica!ly the war between China and Japan has ended Whatever instructions have been conveyed to the commanders of the respective military and naval forces Jrom the governing powers of the two empires is not told in the advices, but assurances are given in quarters known to be thoroughly cognizant of diplomatic affairs that the emperor of China has been prevailed upon to send commissioners to Japan and that these envoys have such power of concession as will loubtless .nable them to bring about an immediate and thorough end of hostilities. The details of their authority are not given, but the presumption is not ignored in .diplomatic quarters that the concessions asked by the Japanese government have met with the acquiescence of the reigning-power of. China. RATHER PEPPERY. Sensation in the South Carolina Legislature. COLUMBIA, S. C., Dec. 21.—In view of the fact that President Cleveland is in the state, a resolution wa, presented in the house inviting him :to visit the legislature and according him the floor. It war passed, but hot without evi dence of bitter feeling toward the president, several members objecting to it and one saying the legislature should not "hurrah for a man for whom it had so little respect." A large majority of the members are free silver men and intensely opposed to the president's political views. Later a resolution was presented protesting against 'doing honor to the greatest party wrecker in the history of American politics," but the house refused to entertain it. GERMAN K. OF P. The Seceding Lodges Meet at Buffalo and Elect Officer*. ', ~~ "' BUFFALO, N. Y., Dec. 21.—Twenty- five delegates, representing as many lodges of Knights of Pythias, met here and formed a new order to be known as the "Improved Order of Knights of Pythias," The convention is the outgrowth of the trouble that ensued after the grand lodge at Washington, in August, decreed tlie work of subordinate lodges must all be done in English, and abolishing the rituals in foreign languages. The lodges which used the ritual in the German language for many years seceded. The convention elected a list of officers headed by Charles H. Klee, of New York, as past supreme commander, HART WIL.L HANG. in Confesses to Having Murdered the Good Children, DEFIANCJC, Ohio, Dec, 23,—- Charles Hart, the self-confessed murderer of the little Good children at Paulding, was brought to this city from Bryan, Ohio, where he had been confined in jail, and was placed on trial, The hearing occupied less than half an hour. Hart pleaded guilty to each, of t r he indictments agftinst him and was not moved when Judge Snook sentenced Jiim to be hanged on the second Friday in April, '1895. The prisoner's attorney appe&lpd tp the court for mercy, but Judge Snpok was not inclined to give the prisoner anything less than t}ie inaxim.u?n penalty, »0 (ft CR.EEK, Cpl., Pec. Newell, Jr.., eftief engineer' Pf the Mi<p»nd Tej-minns railrpad, >vas shot $nd instantly km^cj ty an waged Jj}d,e 7 * w§v fbl $6Yt6 ttejwifedtti Inqntrybf the tnlted stated , WlftftiftbttSft, jt/ee. 2a.-^Tlie latest ad vices from uaited States Minister Terrell, at Constantinople to the state department, indicate that the porte is still firm in its opposition td the inquiry proposed t'o be made into the Armenian outrages by United States Consul Jewett Wndei 1 the conditions prescribed by the president. It is probable the United States minister Will persist ih his efforts td induce the pdfte to accede to the request, and if it should be finally refused^ Jewett Will still undertake the inquiry with which he is charged, and the Turkish government will be held responsible fof his safety, for the stats department cannot cob" cede the fight of a foreign natiott to prevent its dfficets from Cdllectittg in^ formation for its own use and guid* ance.. '_' ^ :: • EAStERN WAtt. Chinese Negotiations for Brazilian Vessels. NEW YORK, Dec, 151,— A Chinese agent is in Washington negotiating with Mendoriza, minister fot* Brazil, for the purchase of the dynamite cruis* ers, Nictheroy and Andrada. The former has the celebrated Zalinzki dynamite gun on board, which* Brazil found no opportunity to use against the rebels during tlie late outbreak. Great things are expected of it if brought into action. .The plan is, if the trade goes through,, to have the vessel taken to China v y Americans who are expected to remain long enough to instruct the Chinese in their operation. ^ PARIS, Dec. 19. — A dispatch from Shanghai says the first and second Japanese armies have joined north of Chang and are now marching direct to TienTsin. * SHANGHAI, Dec. 10. — An imperial decree has been issued ordering Li Hung Chang to arrest; King Taotai, of Port Arthur, who was in command at the port, and send him to Pekin for trial for the loss of that dockyard and fortress. ELECTION FRAUDS. Twenty-live Indictments Returned at Chicago. CHICAGO, Dec. 31.—The grand jury has returned twenty-five indictments against persons charged with election frauds in the Thirty-fourth ward at the late election. The parties are charged with intimidation' and other interference with voting A number of the men are policemen. BANKERS IN JAIL. Mendowcroft Brothers Sentenced to One Year. CHICAGO, Dec. 23.—Judge Brentario overruled the motion for a new trial for the Meadowcroft brothers, bankers convicted of receiving deposits after the bank was insolvent. They were each sentenced to one year in the penitentiary and fined $25, Tney were at once taken to jail. PARALYZED. Lord Randolph Churchill Said to B> Stricken, LONDON, Dec. 33,—A morning papei says it is reported that Lord Eandolph Churchill is paralyzed on one side and that he has lost the 'faculty of recognizing people. His mother and sister have gone to Marseilles to meet him. Robert Louis Stevenson, the well- known novelist, and author of "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," died at Apia, Samoa, on the 7th. John. Cronin was hanged at Hailford, 'Conn.; a few. days. ago for the murder of Albert Skinner at South Windsor on October 0, 18p3, The alleged cause of the murder was a slighting remark passed upon Croniii by Skinner. Tlie two went hunting early in the fall of that year, and Skinner, meeting some friends, referred to Cronin, who was a few paces be.hind him, as his "dog." Cronin is the first n»an who ever legally hanged himself. By an arrangement of the scaffold the platform was so adjusted as to give way the instant any weight was placed npon it, and a 300 pound weight on a pulley sent the body of the condemned man in the air, The Bethlehem Iron Company, of Bethlehem, Pa., has been advised by cablegram from their ordnance engineer, Lieutenant Meigs, at St. Petersburg, Russia, of receiving the whole of the contract for supplying the armor for Russia's two new battleships, the Sebastopol and Betropavlovak. The contract calls for something over twelve thousand tons of armor plate to fit np the two ships. The company's officials at Bethlehem say .they do npt know the exact number of tons, but it amounts tp close to $4,000,000. Lieutenant Meigs secured tho contract over fpnrteen cpmpetitors, comprising armor plate manufacturers in tho United spates, England, France, Italy, »nd Krwpp, in Germany. The superiority pf the Harvey arropr plate is believed tp have placed the cpntracfc with the Bethlehem Irpn Company. Russia hag recently increased the pn CPtton, Pi&cpyeries pf ft sensational nature nave been made in conneotipR wjtl) tlje gwift'Eppbias jaaypralty contest* a^ OJiicagp, It wajs 4is,ppyere4 /thirtieth, ^ ' 'With? *'- BURNS tAUS* ft io*..... CltiCAsOf ties. '21.—Jphti tJttfnS,' the Tjofldoa lab'of agitatof and member of parttement, ho had be"en 'n UenVer in ttendance at the convention of the American Federation of I abor, Was interviewed here. In regard to his criticism in Denver of the American constitutipn, Mr. Burns Said reports sent out to certain papers were gross exaggerations. What he said on that occasion was that considering all the changes that had been made in America since the pre-industrial period when the constitution was framed, he thought there might advantageously toe made some changes in it in accordance with the increased love of liberty of the American people. As it stood now ( it Was the best constitution ever written, but that did not mean that it could not be improved... upon. Mr. Burns stated his opinion of this country as far as he had seen itepigramatically, as follows: "Schools splendid; libraries excellent) jails too good; roads bad, streets worse, drainage the same; art museums good for the age of the country; corporations exacting, tyran* nical and extravagant; railway travel* ing palatial for the rich and better than any I have ever seen for the poor: cut off the headline? of your newspapers and you have a good carcass left, but still too much of a journalistic slaughter house; municipal life considerably below that of any in Europe. I like America nd shall come here again some day. I think one of these days its municipal institutions, like most of its others, will be the, greatest in the world.. "I have been treated kindly by the mayors and principal officers in all the cities I have visited," he continued. "No, I won't write a book. I will tell the people in my speeches when I am face to face with them what I think of them; not skunklikc, hide myself in a cloud of hostile dust. That's me. That's John Burns." ' LABOR RIOT. Serious State of Affairs in Central America. NEW OKI.KANS, Dec. 20.—The Central American Times of December 14, published at Belise, British Honduras, received here by mail, contains a, long account of E labor riot which took place there on the llth'inst. Men engaged in mahogany and logwood cutting demanded higher wages than the merchants^vvanted to pay, and having failed to obtain relief by application to the officials, they began to wreck the .stores of theii employers The clerks, armed with pistols, fired over the heads of the mob and wounded a man and woman. Forty blue-jackets and three files of marines were landed, and all signs of disorder ceased. The next day there was an attempt made by the strikers to get eleven prisoners, but the blue-jackets drove them off. Finally the company posted a notice to pay the wpod choppers 815 per month,, the amount the strikers demanded. \ WILL SERVE IT OUT. Debs and His Associates Decide to Go to .Tall. CHICAGO, Dec. 1!).—President Debs and his associates have decided to goto jail and serve the terms imposed upon them by Judge Woods without making any effort to secure a habeas corpus or an appeal. This action was taken directly against the advice of their lawyers, who even now-insist that they will try to get the appeal. Debs gave as his reason for this sudden change of front that he and the other directors have no confidence in the courts and believe they would not get a fair show there. "We thought it was better," he said, "to serve out the terms at once. We will get through all the quicker and we think we would certainly have ihem to serve in any case." CURRENCY REFORM. Carlisle PJftii to Bo Amended to Fix Objectionable Features. WASHINGTON, Dec. 23.—A conference was held between Secretary Carlisle and Chairman Springer, of the house committee on ..packing and currency, relative to amending Carlisle's currency bill now before the house. The subject was gone over fully and as a result of. the talk Springer will propose a number of amendments designed to remove some of the objections advanced against the bill. It is possible tliat these with such otliers as. the democratic majority of the committee m»y agree on may be embraced in a substitute embodying all the amendments, instead of endeavoring to patch up the present bill, WIUL NOT BE URGED, The Cnrreuoy Will Will Not bu Itushert H> I'ustugo, WASHINGTON, Dec. 10,—The plan of urging Secretary Carlisle's currency bill to pashage befpro the holidays has been abandoned, because many of the democratic members of the house are opposed to it, Speaker Crisp is against; haste and the committee on rules agreos with him, QAMFQRNIA Contest the J31ocllon'. Fju«cip(!P.,Ppe. J7,™Tho republican state committee has finally re? solved tp cpntesst the election pf James IJ. B,u.3d as gpyei-RPr. A committee pf lias been appointed unfjer in-' log' 9f ** BIJTBTOB, DOC. 2l. A -lVj.i. "— of Missouri, has pf spared ft to offef as'a substitute fof the CM banking plan, a currency platf ^ whicHi in his opinion, Will do away With political financial Situation. The is entitled "A bill tP restore tHS metallism of the tlnited States and other purposes,'' and it prPvidfis "1 the Silver dollar of 37i& graifiii " of pure silver, or 41334 grains i silver shall be a legal tender 1 fd? debts and dues, publicand private 1 ? \ 4 all holders of silver, not too base fdftttt operations of mints, of coinage' IcalQe"^ of $100 or mbfe, shall be entitled "' deposit it in the mints of the tJiittedl States and to have it Coined into stall* dard silver dollars on the same terms • and conditions that gold is coined." Depositors of gold 01* a at if -vhe United- States . receive therefor coir aotes «5qualt0tiiej> coinage value of the gold or silver de>i f posited and it shall become the erty of the government, arid shall sequently bo coined into the standard.' coins and the coins held at the treas-*, • ury for the redemption of the coin.' notes. The notes shall be a legal ten^ » der in like manner as the standard gold ^ and silver coins of the United StatosJ ' and there shall be no discriminatiott ' made against such gold or silver coin'. in the redeeming of coin notes or in'^ the redemption of other legal tender, I notes. It is also provided that there shall be no further issue of gold or sil*- vor certificates, but as fast, as suchcer* • tificates come into the treasury' they-',J shall be cancelled and destroyed, andJ the coin .otcs herein provided for shall be issued in lieu of such gold and' silver certificates as may bo cancelled! and destroyed. The secretary of the treasury is required to keep reserve otr hand, in coin and bars, an aggregate sum of gold and silver equal to the ag-» gregate sum of the herein provided coin notes outstanding. The cbin.'<; notes may -be reissued. FIFTY-THIRD CONGRESS. /; SENATE-Washington. Dec. l~.-Nlcaragua _ canal bill was taken up and Fetter said lie/ favored the bill under certain circumstances, hut was opposed to issuing bonds' payable in gold to raise the money r quired. Turpie was in favor of the canal, but against the bill. : HOUSE—Bill to protect forest reservations passed under suspension of the rules. Springer, chairman of the committee on banking and currenjy, presented the report; of tho majority on the Carlisle banking; bill, with the recommendation that the bill do pass. Army appropriation bill- passed. ', SENATE—Washington, Dec. 18.—Senate^ passed an appropriation ot $100,000 * f oi£ : public printing. Gallinger presented aj resolution inviting the annexation of' Canada and said it was written by one pf the best known subjects or Great Britain., Mill argued in favor of rules to facilitate) ' business, advocating cloture. Nicaragua, bill came up and Turpie spoke against it. ' HOCSE—House went into committee o£" the whole on the currency bill and Spi inger; took tho floor and explained tho bill.; Walker, in charge of the opposition, umdei a statement of the Baltimore plan, which] be said afforded no relief. The bill before] the committee was dangerous. He advo-i cnted his own bill. Hall advocated the bill's passage. Adjourned, • ( SENATE—Washington, Dee. lO.-Hawaiian'* correspondence was submitted Ly navyt department and referred to committee on! foreign affairs. Bill to establish a military,' park at the battlefield of Shiloh passed.! Canal bill was then before the senate until i adjournment, i_ HI USE—HUUKO wont into committee of r the whole on tho currency bill. Johnson of Indiana vigorously opposed the bill. Warner advocated its passage and Ellis,* 'ji jg dem., member of tho banking and currency'' committee, attacked it as more objection-', able than the present plan. ' t ,\ SENATE—Washington, Dec. 20,—Quay;* offered a bill to provide a suitable residence!', J for the president. Special order was tho» presenting to the government by the state ' oC Mow Hampshire of statues of JohnStark|' and Daniel AVibster and a number pi jj addresses were made. Urgency deficiency bill for census ofllco and department ofj justice passed, HOUSE—Urgency deficiency bill ot $485,4 000 for census department and department- ' of justice passed. Widow of General N, P,j > Banks was granted'pension of §100 perfi mouth, Currency'bill was taken up Jnj r committee of the whole, after which the^'l special order pf presentation of statue!)) of; '• Gen, Stark and Daniel Webster liejd ^ attention of the house. HOUSE—Washington,. Deo, 31.—,J resolution for free entry of forelgue^Uib'j^l for the Cotton State International tion at Atlanta next your passed, resolution for adjournmenttrorntO'niprro.»r>|| until January 8 was adopted, PwrS bill came up in committee of the whole Springer presented amendment, ijo pending measure in the shape of a 8u,bV,; stltute, \> hich he proceeded to explain, ""'" The attorneys in the case agfvinst „„,,. officers of the American Hallway Unto^S have decided to apply to the WpSfmJf court for a writ of Jiabeas corpus, " f * The Jones county oulf case has again decided by the supven^e The costs, amounting to $3,88(5,8 bo paid, by the defendants, Col, Henderson's SljUpL^ bjU. JuyjUf passed the sepato. BlUs VroA'ldlug O^e Jqt¥o4u«94 P 9! go,' N, Dee. ?}, 'Jias iptrpcUiced ft bill secretary Qf the treasury to' tfte land cp:RtaJB v e& fa" ' " umbift n,pig]tits, a ton, ft§ a site fpr th,e b,UU'mjts,feep>%e; fa ||, p iv ftet Wfl tie i -'~ 1 —--—-•-"'-' lyjMUeii

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