Denison Daily News. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 72, Ed. 1 Tuesday, May 16, 1876 Page: 1 of 4
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enison Daily News.
Denison, Texas, Tuesday Morning, May 16, 1876.
The News is tim Only Paper t» Denison
tii.it takes th« Assoeiirtotl
I’n mb Dispatches.
Assorted Tress Dispatches.
News from all Parts of the World.
Washington, D. C., May 15.—
Jones, of Kentucky, introduced a
bill' chartering a passenger _ and
freight railroad train from the South
Atlantic seaboard to Lake Michigan,
A resolution calling on the^ presi-
dent for a correspondence in rela-
tion to the removal of John T. Hen-
derson, as special counsel in whisky
cases, was adopted.
A rcuoluti m calling on the secre-
tary of the treasury for the names of
persons whose accounts remain un-
settled since i860, and the amounts,
By Randall, of Pennsylvania, call-
ing on the secretary ot the treasury
for copies of all letters, telegrams,
orders and instructions relating to
the 01 gnmzation and prosecution of
ihe movements against the so-called
whisky lings at St. Louis, Chicago
and Milwaukee. Adopted—yeas
141, nays 6j. It was a party vote,
and created great excitement.
Bayne moved to suspend the rules
and pass a bill to exchange ten mil-
lion dolluis of silver coin for a like
sum of legal tenders. Ihe motion
failed—ayes 132, nays 72 ; not voting
'The bill allowing Sherman’s
daughter to receive her wedding
presents from the Khedive ot Lgypt
free of duty passed.
President Hoar moved to suspend
the rules and declare confidence in
the whisky transactions of the
secretary of the treasury, and allow-
ing him to retain certain informa*
ti in from the house.
R: ndall said the resolution re-
versed what the house had already
done, and moved to table it.
Pending the vote, district business
was resumed. I he charges of Al-
bert Grout against Judge Wylie
were referred. The select commit-
tee of seven then adjourned.
Sc . 1 :d resolutions and correspon-
dence as to the whisky ring prosecu-
tions, and the dismissal ot John B-
Henderson as the special counsel
for the government; the propriety of
turning over duties ot the Intel 11a!
revenue buret 11 to the commission-
ers of customs and lbr a list of the
government defaulters since March
six, were presented.
Morrison moved to suspend the
rules and pas t Senate bill to allow
Miss Minnie Sherman Fitch to re-
ceive free of duties a wedding pres-
ent from the Khedive. Agreed to
without the yeas and nays.
Payne’s bill to authorize the issue
of silver coin to the amount .of ten
million dollars, in exchange fur
legal tenders which are only to be
s u d after the destruction < t an
equal amount of fractional cunency,
was called up, and soon after a vote
Vote resulted as follows: leas,
133 ; n : ,7V There m t being a
two-thirds vote in the alhim.itive,
the bill was defeated.
When Harrison made his motion
or suggestion he remembered that
the roul a l its management had
been the subject of seveie criticism,
Q.—How would the ownership of
these 73 bonds involve Blaine ? A.-—
Because it would be thought a ques-
tionable transaction, as he could not
see why the U. P. R. R. should buy
bonds of the Little Rock & Fort
Smith R. R. Co., or any othor com-
pany. In acting as he did he desired
to avoid scandal.
J. F. Wilson testified he had been
government director ot the U. P- R.
R. since 69, and in reply to a ques-
tion by Hunter, said he had seen by
record that certain bonds of the
Little Rock & Fort Smith R. R.
Co. had come into possession of the
U. P. road, and had heard they came
through T. A. Scott, President of
the company. He had no knowl-
edge ofjno. C. Harrison, having in-
troduced a resolution, inquiring how
these bonds came in possession of
the company, but Harrison inform-
him Rollins had told him Blaine
would he implicated if there should
be an investigation. Wilson after-
wards had a conversation with Rol-
lins on the subject, when Rollins
said Harrison had no right to use
Blanc’s name in that connection.
Witness mentioned the matter to
Blaine a few months after, in Sep-
tember, 1872, when Blaine asset ttd
he had no interest in these bonds,
and no one could be more surprised
than himself that his name should
be connected with them.
Washington, L>. C. May 15.—
During morning hours a number of
reports of an unimportant character
were made from various committees,
when senate went into secret session
to deliberate on the question ot juris-
diction in the Belknap impeachment
Sargent introduced a»biil prohibit-
ing any vessel bringing to the United
States more than ten Chinese passen-
gers at one trip.
Bill extending time to the pre emp-
tors of public lands passed.
The galleries were cleared and
senate retired to consider jurisdiction
in the impeachment trial.
When the doors opened, the
senate sitting as a court of impeach-
ment adjourned until to-morrow.
Legislative business was then re-
sumed, and Oglesby, from the com-
mittee on public lands, reported la-
vorably on extending time by wnich
homesteads upon certain lands in
Michigan may be made.
committee directing Morton, Bliss &
Co. to draw on the treasurer for
$6j,ooo, and hold the Fort Smith
and Little Ilock bonds as secur-
ity. Rollins did not tell witness how
it would involve Blaine. In the
following March an eflovt was made
to change the whole board ct direc-
tors. Witness did not receive anv
letter from Secretary Delano, but he
had a letter in his possession written
by Delano to Senator Merton as
Dki’Autment of Interior, )
Washington, Feb. 26, 1873. )
Dear Sir—As I promised in our
conversation yesterday ,1 now write
to say it is deemed advisable to
change the entire board of directors
of tl°e Union Pacitic Railroad, i
shall therefore feel obliged if you
will give some name .for Indiana in
place of John C. Harrison, against
whom there is no personal objec-
Respectfully, your ob’t serv’t,
W. C. Delano, Secy.
To Hon. D. P. Morton, U. S.
, , , snipping $7t»7 'Si reeeiyw '***■•**'•
’I lie witness had never made any 1 gliyers amj sellers apart some, ane sales
investigation about the matter, bet ......... „ «<v L,,f tiu» general nunta-
MAKKETS 11Y TELEGItAPH.
St. Louis, May 15.—Hemp— Nominal.
Flour—Dull and unchanged. Wheat-
Dull. little doing, No. fall 4«c cash;
sales at 394c for June; No. 3 do 27c bid;
No. 4 do 620. Corn—Higher, 45iC"'4SSc
cash and for May. Oats—Dull, No. 2
mixed 33J" Rye and Barley—Unchang-
ed. Whisky—Ntead<. Blitter—Onlv best
grades; sales choice yellow dairy at 23(01
25c; choice yellow country store 16(018c.
Eggs—Dull at 10(0 11 4c. Hay Hull and
unchanged. Pork—Dull, $21 25. Dry
Salt and Bacon—A tinner feeling and de-
mand good. ,
Chicago, May 15.—Flour— In good
demand and tending upward. Wheat
Nkw York, May 15.—Flour—Ligher
and in better demand; superfine western
New Orleans. May 15—Co.ffee—Stea-
dy, Rio cargos i6@iS3c. Sugar—Finn,
lair to fully fair 12c; prime Site. ^ Molas-
sas—111 good demand and firm. Cotton—
Quiet, sale, 210 hales, prices unchanged.
Dive Stock Market.
St. Louis, May 15.—Hogs— Higher;
stockers *5(0625; yorkers $650(0675;
bacon $6 60(07 ; butchers $6 75(07 ; heavy
shipping $7(2-7 15; receipts 1450. Cattle
The Investigation of Ex-Speaker
is Implicated in a Crooked
Tran s.iet ion.
Washington, D. C., May 15-“
The sub-judiciary committee of the
house to-day began the investiga-
tion of the charges against ex-speak-
er Blaine in relation to the L'oit
Smith and Little Rock Railroad
John C. Harrison, of Indianopolis,
in response to questions put by
Hunter, chairman, testified that he
was the Hanisoii alluded to in t! e
at tide published in the Cincinna i
Gazette of April 26, and the inte -
view as published was corectly re-
ported ; has been government direc-
tor of the Union Pacific 1 abroad foi
about tour years. Clark, preside! t
of Union Pacific Railroad, told wi -
ness he had exchanged seventy-ii' e
bonds of the Fort Smith and Little
Ruck road for iitlccu ot the new
bonds to be issued by the Union
understood that Wilson had done so.
Morton and Bliss drew on the com-
pany for sixty-four thousand dollars,
and Rollins, as treasurer, paid it.
The witness regarded the transac-
tion on the books as very mysteri-
ous, but thought perhaps it could he
satisfactorily explained. He him-
self knows nothing blither about the
Jas. Millard, of Omaha, testified
that he had been government direc-
tor of the Union Pacific railroad
about four years; was present at the
conversation between Rollins and
Harrison, in September, 1872, and
heard Rollins say that the investiga-
tion spoken of by Harrison would
involve a gentleman of high politi-
cal position, and understood him to
refer to Blaine, although he did not
recollect that his name was men-
The witness knew nothing about
the bonds spoken of, only what ap-
peared in the records ot the execu-
tive committee of the company.
Rollins had since told the witness
seveial times that he was mistaken
about Blaine being mixed up in the
matter, and that there was nothing
w rung about it.
Question by Blaine—“Did Harri-
son ever ask for an explanation of
the matter in any meeting had bv
the board ot directors?’’
were a shade off, but the general quota
tians cannot be changed; choice native
steers *5 25; good $4 75@5 5 P«-*v $k'ers
S4/14 50; cows $3 75(54; Stockers $3 25
(a 4 55; feeders $4 35(54 75 1 receipts 1400,
Chicago, May 15.—Cattle-Receipts
3800; market Hull and prices unchanged;
butchers $3@3 50; stockers and feeders
$3 7't" f 50; sloping $4 25(54 75! best
$5(5525. Hogs—Receipts 10,000; qmet
weak and a shodt Iowe, common to ex-
tra $690(5740; shipping $710(5730;
Sheep—Steady and unchanged.
New York, May 15. — Money—2@3k
on call. Prime mercantile paper 4(5)60.
Gold—Opened at 1 12I,
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president of the company, and the
only explanation that he obtained
was that bonds were put in by Col.
Scott, in accordance with an ar-
rangement between him and Ihe
Union Bacilic Railroad Company.
These bonds remain on the books of
the company as an unadjusted ques-
tion, and Col. Scott has not yet re-
ceived his salary for the time lie
was president of the company.
II. Rollins, secretary and treas-
urer of the Union Pacific Railroad
Company, testified that he did not
think Harrison offered the nsolu-
tion in the board of directors to in-
vestigate the subject of ownership ol
seven hundred and fifty bonds by
the U. P. R. R. Company, but he
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heard the bonds belonged to Blaine, ‘ J'J 1 J.u' j .
1C UllHiom, ....
m Vbis transaction had been closed Facitic; witness t.iought it a strange
on b-dmS to obviate scandal in I transaction, and at the meeting ol
u,,‘ l- “ ' irune As the board of directors 111 henteuib.
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Denison Daily News. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 72, Ed. 1 Tuesday, May 16, 1876, newspaper, May 16, 1876; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth720845/m1/1/: accessed March 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Grayson County Frontier Village.