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of his nam". f-'-rrott
:i,in by Ju lg-' I5rook:-:g-s
jjrtl by C.ulti'ld, wh
1.(6 dispen-sd wvh,
.. b« dc^are! il" ch'KM
Tho pre-idt-nt, up. u
,,fc...l tho foiiviniitui
a
ja
the success of the
'. i on the strength of the
,'entioa. and was confident
ii,i 1 nrou-df the ron
w:?o and harm 'iiioUi
Wlli
»'-.clal o.'mur.!t'i? of five
.'•..on be hit in ted hv -no
(m
to draft ami submit to
,isi»rfval at the earliest
ii rial to :ii« |ji"' silent. aud
Suites, requesting tne tin
in opening for "t:!"
'f!ji-rva!] :), in accord-met
that the barrier now cxist
sections of the Ili-W
npp-»'iily a- possible.
.'cU'E OJ'.ri.C! JnVS.
heme th Li~i*• ii sohdv OR
natter riot ai-poit.iinii ic
score tli.it it Ji4i^i* fun-
Jj !Oi) hnurf. 'I ljO t' i ti
i n-'y a h.pted. Ji-- i
•d b, Judge Cdilipbel. lor
i each county io dratt to:
.. ,.f a c-iihtw of tho inliut i
paraiM (or a committee
MPinnrial to the president
itioii of thirty aci" i.iii»
v
k nv£'
uil
fc
rehired the
ew .."lntiea mi nth of the
-tructions to e\~ tfriti e a.ud
-i hie ai.eged (.TieI'.,tice-i of
wr-unties and r'li'irt a
.ill I":' a "lUl.'.K'i of
.•eto provide to
.. coiiii-'t-i with the rm i
uui and State government
w
|j^
or
Onsaiia to-
Tns COMMITTEES.
I:onvt' iti.jn in tho morning
w *vr» anii»u:.otI as futlowa:
—Ali.oiy. Kid i«i ot t'iuv, Dollard
pM. llninuf Cl iy,tiri^ by of Miune
F!1!,g Spink, We-stov-r ,,f
I ttpr Harris of y.uikton
ieonu.cton of
I. er «f Unfiles, .Miii'tiiy of i-it .o.
IJJta .ii, 1- ariuvr of .Miner, U.m.-.n of
k
of lirule. He.'i
j*
ll0U
1
lJs
iietr of Sy.nK
|j l\ul!vdl? of Hi»ad o, Ilroofcs ol
of Sii!Vr.lL'r—Jones of liut,'h.
Aurora. Wliet-Iuc'i of Co.i-
1 r."n Union, i'.anni»tar it
•ui' l'i-' ""ilanU of Lrowy,
tOalio! Lawii»ii,-y.
etl
POTaif.vn^-Marray of Lake, Bakei
I of 'L
o!
It'dy, u "f
Drootctijjfs,
II ofTiir. u Monuk'hau ol
1, Vdl1
ouiui:i,, u
P*uttie .f °Tu I-aue ot
Icf Lawrn,,"-.
u,u, r, 1
®®''liirsnn
n
Luea, „»'rn
-•"mum, Wmitwortu of 'LY.io,
brooks of Y.-trikton. 'uf iiauj,
Account.i and Exp^wi-Boynton of r,^„.
1
Special Telegram, Sept
.jomentloti reassembling
,, "gev-rri. uiin prelimiu-
'o
Hiiar.
ti ll ..'I li«d
.!»*., iV.v»*ra*.i It
•»b »wora to orote-' eon*
ied Sut'M and thu ilujr in 1 he
loDwr.tloo this morniajr, in.skiae tii«
ufa pu#«tbio 150 deiejjitea, A
w.n hbown by a few »t
11 Tca--" dt e_'ate, an-' it wa «if«
s kmuIJ hj laifij n. co:n ilje
rprC'e'-.t, 411.1 iiOld Ulitil tlifl
•J is'i del- sra:^ wi o aro Lor*: but
|fd, a*, i it :.t liardiy jiro'i.ib'o tbt rt
ft) ot 3'J5 '-gal -a |»r*'.v-ut at any
u: noiitn e i an im-ir ion
Ib.-x '.•£ fwr their I'.uuiis. Mr.
is city i.: se a r-toiv rno the
(Trr* C'. r. e,ti:'s* th«insf v«*a the
sc-i'.y•'' o'!. by snbiii :i-if u r"?-. ...
,"i is: ary cnnni ttee to eomi»Ue
u MiOii the tias.H uf is fo'i
fct.i'v «'t WiscuUiitQ anil n.iiiuitt for
I WOU.xi. hild It I It'll 'It'
y c. it su,to-,..-, in lireiiardtioti by
:.j rt'i vt-'i ui! uti.cr 'hat!
V V"L(,f Simpson ot Do-ii'«
nt'o,'.'
the t- oc:io'i of ollircrs.
j(! president, hut de-
u ,r
i*anip
n
uituitai.ess and .i:.
sf
le
^5r
A! inuf i-h and AurriciiTfure Mi'c5 e'l nt
SV
,j expressed tho ciiJ|»3i
11 in his tl #r irion and
\V^d' ,f Hu-'U? '.'i/fIaninti'**'
Mill !-, Aiiiuni a*)d Water
iv «.:•. r.urrhk- of .»0 v.^n a iL,
y,'k
chosen permanent
w
'r
first nssisdint secretary
second assistant J. M.
'I'lio comuii: tee ic
-n, reported as outlined iu
13. II. Cami'bell offered
ice hilorn,au of
K ^i"ti
anc
i
1
I T«rrit»ry to great jufi'tcn and ^t
V, .&! a cornii.i'.tes i,f seven in* in
Itit'J ny tlie prcs .[(«:it of rl.is coi.w-j
to tile C(iinti .l-. ,.f tt.K L':ii!ed
new ia ti." Wen t!.« :,-e
r^l# of this 'i'erniorv on tbi
r« ..,rt I, i ./ a.|,n,n.,i, Sir.
Itetl to at a United States sennie
ow at Oiculia, and tbut a coiuiuiit
litLyr zed by ttje convetitHiii to ili-et
let* itnd lay before ihein tlm wishes
[WOpi'j of 1) iko: i upon tho
B(euiD£ t)iB Siuux reservation. Tijo
l.is s ,]y nti.MUnrml l.y th-- jiVesi
0. Mo i K. I'ef lurtia, U.
iNri. Warner. A. J. Kell in, A. W.
corumiit-.-ti will jr
Tresiih'tit Tnj'p, lauivortfa.tion With tli
rn»N :EU 1T.i:SS iorr.-aP.mil-.-nt to ni^ht, state i
ii.at boLfV li'tlo (1 u'' t!-i' a 'i• it•.11 'ii
y,on!'i 1.0 u-iie ted l'V one v. T-tll to- a
'1 bere s.vtn« 10 be a di-' n
tlaf w
.,ii
o'h
•arii.r of Don 1£. mii rno K.
,,I'c'"v "f lirui. \\l. .uit
ot L»r t, 3ic:l)i iu of lv (.^'s
fy'xt Lasreuce.
l:
ivultiur of C! iv, (Samb'.o of
of lJiH'., |I# o
W
rjuai'
r.ul:r.iK'i:a
•init p:
re
"i kit w
Of Mtou.'i aim, (jatehi 1]
iin'ii
in
•. s ti'n.

ttlis ti'
in
w.'tm
.1
u v
ih--r
whir
U-t :i
n.
,. ,,e,ik:''ri. ?,f- Oor.f n of
ii"''V t-.-rk, I'n.i .. of li,iviit,..n.
lJarvey v L.twreuc.', ll..s ut
I,* War
ltfji, is
up af'.
". and Seat of C,..v-
tii« S t.i i'--.v|.eii of Turn,
itol. ^ankti.H, \Vln:ed.i of
d,nvr-.n. l'r"' ib't ov or I'.ull li. [llillf,
jiBn„Lt,'** }V"11*r Hmcuiiisiiu, ii.ui
helps, Qt' Codtuuton.
"tovki-inH of Minnehaha,
iir,,., aball ii iluich
li-uni ,.f i.-0,n '^"int'haha. Kronen
tic^n t'
Alll u 01
i* -lv in UP
on- whu-h h:n en
Union, Wai oei
'i#l ''runt.
Y\\,' i Tiiinds— Moulton
Hnvii'i Yan.vto't, Da-
Eukin
rtte i ui',"'
aK,u ,lf
•'Sanbori i'i
y »'"J
U ,ilUl!,, CoQk,ll)
l^inc "In,
Hunt of Suiufc, McDonald ol
llJ u
Nelson of liughos, Al- mittccH.
Itionj O-llr'V^ .» .!,«
"te of
an
'iank'utr or Munlcl
Ha,,,!
I ftto". li.a MRl'«.v»«
of
^0(1 k*
r.-.u!ii id
e. lir.i.,,,"1
v
"nnig!oD
h-5"
1 of
1
IWilf jji
ljln
''o
i
J'"m!'beir
n, K'-ltam of liru.p,
Dawso'n.
Dawso'n
01
Miuuaua. a, Wa-
n8h
^rtrunizatiou—Keith ol
"t wanu,
Cart, of Hand,
pttion. \v, -wiudt of JJruSo, C'haD
kiil 'oo- ol .Minnr.
N ini
1 of A1,
ner.
P. ^'"'hiess lYviijrrew
a
yf
d0
','! i of Liu UUII),
ur hy of
Plero
lf
h:i, nuildiriL'% includln"
u
U k
rn ii i,f Orant. jioynton i, Ijit -pj.jj.
of J) A 'a, D.i.y „t L.lkr, W^Vv
Mdo of (.i!,y, ,-i i. ll! v
mJ*:Vi'vRV"VT*.K 't
JVr
''''^l-WildawMm
li UJ 1,AU0U
u»/i*
a
..,
^ilii:i- iiha. ttilj.ilI of Clay, Doii.ud, of li,,n
b"ti.nie. .M(.„.!y ,.f LamviKv. (.•,u,ni,eu
l.itik.oii. I'• --ter of Rpuik, Dancaa of lirule.
it i reii of Mi Cook.
ot St.,(e,
flf
Arms an De-ign of Sarre
ImiB:»'1- of lliitis.,11. War s (4 Y.iuktori, ..J
H'neljH.Miin, V.„r.t -.f l).i\, Com- «.f Ham!,
rene-of K'Mi!K«ry, Camfk- 1 «»f Luvreneo. Wili
iuiii:-on Ai'"'uy, l)o!! ii'd Jjtiii II' imue
Hankuitf i.nd fnin-n.-.- «.f JiiniL'ton.
Tti'eer "I J).Ili if. (iilljr', 'J'avlur of Hann-r
Of Li«»'i Gi-Itfat.y of Mi:n,-huha. Turner of
M. or. tin. ley ist Urookiuus II.rod oi CUrK.L-wiii
Of lv I'souI V.
Aun'ti iro- iifs and Ilevi-io: of t!:« roiis'i'ii'inn—
Ijawr M-i- nf K ns»r bu: y, hiv ,.f
lV
.•
0
I''_t I».i W!"rx Cay, Mai.a- ti of 'i:?i
Lu.'.i* c.i.u ?i:A. bay so::. Ci-\
k Ii .k.
Mel)..I.,
'I Hi °i• .i
lioi.-.iii" Laiii
ht ti» .na—i'ii
..,', v:
of liailil, t'
ri- Ce of lv,'
Mi ehell of ii
I'ifri o of C.hIi'u
of Au ra, i .r\v
ter uf ilan
I. id: of L:
I.'ii
tSt:e,
j.. Ii
D.ivi-
01
iiuiu it
bury, Y Ho
i.illl?. Kd.V .v
ii ia*! i
•t !.iy, 1 i,
»n.
liiii', I,i*
fof a,'i
iv.-r i tn*«,
•V. It
F.
Warn of i
M..:.a: ,n ..r U
tt'i.t-e.
U-r ol
fctp.uk, .M.'u.t n of Day, Al
•'Ui!i"o- Hut,j il !,'r wn.
Ilarv- i i l,«wr-n.-», i.
M.fi ot Ily 'H. Wi! ter 1- of
H.ii d, i lai.an of D'.ukUiss, Mi.i ot xaii. E!.
roil of t'larb.
of I"
'f Arriii
IlUiiUe
ir
Da'.:-.
Wh d.
'ic OiTioera— Wnrd I
j-by
A* t«r
1:
a- o
i la
V.
!.,L
Da-. -.
..f I.»
.sir
it v,f !iti»?r, W't
oliainiiau of
a i t.» fttiii"
It:
iiigLt.
Cinitnitt'i from pirti 'itat
t.J a coust::ution, xeejit to
do o by Htuct.dm.-niH »lib
it! wl.en tbe rei (irts of it'.- cotsj
?aod^r by tbo «a
tiio .-.i was i
'I.IT. »i *1 i ,»
1
INDIAN RKRJUiVA VION Qfl-.KTIOR
'.»(letort a» t.»l!ow«: **iuu, com
y[ir-!)a:ea ns'-is, il
u ihj
w Sioux l-.idi.in re«f'iy.tt.nn te*.dv«
(ItttttMua! foiivi-n'lon of ]).i. i, n w
hii.iii Falls -in v aud
repri'O'ti to th! Untt-il States tt:at
l'. jvriii in'en.'stHt L).)!|l he eA^'i-ni
of l).iK-t)t,i oo imie ta:,vi-iy
staeit ate aotiou of congress t.i# cu:n
_»*ti thi! Hieux r.-H rvM!t..n for s-iUe
iii just and r"is*»• i*]ubi•* eotii^it4n^'u
that u.« nei.«s.ty of cuifies-iotial
ttJi.u-' ia rv ry ,!ay b. roinnij rt
|t:wt ilos.iy therein wul Kubjii:t «t»«
d°1»8»'"a
Lv.,.io.il
r--» they will rrgt A resolution prevailed
or tlio appoiotincut of a coram ttee of thirteen
member*, wi li the pie-id- ut of tho co ive:i. I
•i'. ..
Al
i?i. 1
.r rntorm itctv' i:i.s!ituiii/t-s—
si ..I
1
kola's
c!
°k
f'f Vlllfc.oil, .\!CCllV (if ]{(,,, Hoiiiii o,
(j
,1
ill ord'i
a, »oi.
cuaii matt,
1' C0II.-U# of I
lu T»rt:o...t.ub' the
of Yalliiton said
w Hoou a-1 o C"BV. i rt
ami compute I within thirty (lays
o ct.iigrca-t with tiio c-ms rntiou p.
I tin -'t, tequ t. 1..
an
9'
5ipr
Irupr'.r.-
0
Jlo.HH i.ui ,!.,:.,'! ,-! JiauDi of Aur.-ra
I flv (,f l..ii .u i. «twt tl lUti»u. tiatriicll of
"f 't Ui'U"ftU'.,:,iDj.u u
lights r.f Married Women—Mfinau'Iien of Dene!
inker oi rt-i.ee f'tiiuiita if {•(•(, .t!
Ki.ox if Faiillc of Jiatrj.:!,.,,,,!
Van V'.sor of Tl'i/in-s L-wis o Ki.
Ii-*1.s
,jUu
S '.s. I'ak.,
•il.of Jtr
M.
i'.-iyJor of J,-n
Ji n .umii.
..f Mi.ii" a: I'.,
iff reat coiiiii.
noiire ari»l
iTl
i nil of tbiJU Ji:id n:
i PFAKINOFOi V.MMIN
W11 1 tlio ("OtiVe:.:',
voir: i ip, Mi-, if.
I'ak'it o: tho Wop
•f-! cif for f'lvn v.t'r.u
•li th' rO'-Vi lit
i-i.i.-..1 h}.'- :i) i.- i! .1 'o
in w.f on Lio po nt
F. UPv .'-i i re-ii.l
s i i
i- :u v.
was
ie- C'.tiV ntso i in
to a l
M.r
v rt:,, i:i lol.a
of tho wi iii*hi of tho Territ ry for jtict-, and
il,veil a ti'i 'ii ?i.-»i"l by v r.il i.".u lie
J'.iU trt, a~!i:iiur that tii" word "in !e'
•. i'n-orpM'at.xl in f-.o Stat®
,i.. iifT ad in ?-Ii ftai-l,wit!i I'Oif-ider.tli]
"int't'a^ifl: "If then* is rot atio'l -.'l- wotnati it'
IViki.t i w lio was ts to vol-' I il atid Lavo in\
-, of t!iiH ti who d-'t y i i' this jirra'
i. o whicb tie y il 'tn.ral for- tli.'insi iyi.--:
«a a i. im I t. Tii-» W .nati's iir.s't.ii
I'li.p l»',a' utli.iu of D.lr' Vl
HI
ft -"iPMI )i If.
lv. (1 11 im.-T.--i up 'ti
wi-il i!ii of jiicoo ra itis i
)ii idiio, i .« eliUi-.'', hh.1 'bo in i i ..-i•» t...
are that a s'.ro nffort will 1 in ^ile tor rif K
ni'i in t-.iii *"i-u-1-ui iy 1 o women ««f
fra^i^ts tl iTtdi'ibi'iotiiH:*: but tht.'M is lit
'ik-'i hnmi tl.ar fiihei- i^ii" will r.'i-'ivo ,'Uiy on
f*.»iira^i ni' n' by ill" (i l.-^'ates Am ili'-n.
l'ri jiid' fit 'I'nj'j) i* qu ted n savni^ t! t!:t
convention will prtiai'l't itn work wo.in a
woo. ami rod lat'r tliati a w", frum to.no r
r-w that there jsT.o-in»ll''-«t'-.ii pr v-,!.• •.
Lat- or lot in ou'nid i~*u'
dM.T A W i
:,!"
1
'.:ic.i
he W
i.e S
d- ayiirj
.nvmKTter,*'
'.I ,,ft
jtj, crew en
no* C1'|e of if
w i--ue- 1-llOU
1 ,1- Hif
iv from the con*
.1 S 'tes,
|o itelay if
leaV" -\sctv
to !l!
.V by o
am inclined to I '-ve tben
purlin.' it to adopt top, auu
it wook from lo-iiiKiit."'
rRTDAT'* prs^TON'.
lo-.lftv, nil
M'ly
a'li""'""'""
eivi'tho comniitt«.'s tim to woiu. an 1 t.icj
Uvo I,con in nil of this aftorii.o n aiM
li in har- Iv p.i^ihlo that ^"ino
*il.i when tiw conv^ntio
tiiim cvorii.'Jf,'.
reports will
mnnta to-inorrow
mnnn t'l-iriorrnw moriii!.. tltlura-li
r"""re
v
»«r
„r.l 1..™
mabi!i„
i MatJ )a
joslvn Oa«o,
i 1 nt o' tlia National Woraan's Huf-
tho ciaivfiitiou a meniouai
fora the
at Aberdoco
ol
Rug-
a
..
a
of
liawt-etico,
(t-ani
Comp-
bUo l)rottis
ted
repr3g
otiiatiou, and
j„,t i for tho womea
ttJua/otltbA"1mit.r
of Dakota.. A
of Cb,'.rl«s Mix, Klakin of iaol-
i i n a n e o i i i o n a
^ianeh.h.
®. ?f I'-ooitiKioi.,
ii— J-1,08'®' of Hpiuk, Juliuaa
u 01
Wnpoln. .Turner of iJua
request carno from the
CQllvoCi
srj?«
n
non. A petit.ou for
n»M i
1-tH I
»a-
I, to l-o us'.'tl as ],roof of Sotitli li.
lt'. to n a'oi.O 'd. It i^ the int-.'i.tiou
tjf ib'j copuinttei.' i.. report a lan for tukiug a
v®rJ tjifi ci ci.u^ua a voi-y uhort time, n
c-'fisns, too, w.ih tho proof on it* face ol
h»v n„ Uvu talic-n hoio. stly, A res diitioa wa?
ltfl lTi to tht) eivmt(ii.|. ftp J..jr I n.
t-.
1
o'u Iltuman „f Uiiff ,io*
Military iiftors. Crayioij «.f i,
I
i|ttfcsti 'i o
wu
i
minoi.it uesentatu.n is the legisla.
TU UK
with a v. incur,.orating a provision for
BUt'h n.pieMi-iit'.vt.jn in the coii-'itutiou. Aa
•tli-jr ni.T»ititioit, wi.icli went to tho judiciarv,
i !:eti ti.at iho eoti.-t.lu: on bo fr.inndto pro
?iilo fir tlpj en tab irtimient of county cuur'8 in
•iiO Hcvi'inl count:e-i of th" piopohciI now Stat
md tba
tho courts in addition to tho probata
ur.sdtctpni now coiirifrr.-1 upon them by ter
•itorial laws, should ho vo^ttnl wiili juriBdictiou
.ti ail of n is lonic.uior.-i, and witb juris
l.ct on in ail civii bui(h where tho dobt or
!ftina-e ciann-jd sba'.l l.ot t-xcc ^.~»tt(. With
lie cxe. pti, n of thi«« two r'.-olu'.i-.jw, there
!ia^ ho n no attempt from tho body of tho cou
veiiti in ti in.-'rii'.'t th-j coiumitti o-i in their
wori A «|i-c:al iiniiii'l-e, co::.-i'tin^ of A.
I»oyntori, still and J. f1. l-]li oi was a|)
."""f' i i uont 'Stod eiociii nt. liy i i .ort ina*le
uuv.-ntioii by tho St^tu «x*cnt.vo co.m
a p.i:nt l»v »o Huron c- ivctiti -it, it
ivas i-ii'wii that thou' had b- eji coll'.-jtcd to
f:av ti.o i-5pen-«L* of holding tho s:l ot.o:i for
i--f»at- to tho connt:tu ional c- nv-p.tioa
that ."f'-ljIJ wer.» (-xp'iphd, i.avm^a
i'.il.iiie,. fj'- .^177, which was ti.rued ovi-r to
:.. i- coiiv -n.iu:i. Tho cninni.ttci' Flited tha*
of ,'rT HO to (-aoii ai .ty
..••• l,l'jr, had tli ho :i a
.. o" -"i-b not t.f-inj tho
rtiona*. .. i iv"1m ., .:J i!ii
.-. rf. '1 In i ii:iitt(.'(i MHinc,
oi KOVO I1J1V.--.I-id" Si.I to,
fav whli- to Yankton as
1 aid tho comniit'i o s-'an 1
o olio a^aiiv-t i', i.lth--u^!i
auitnou*. T1h» cotutuittve
i i'. tho Statu shall iuc.udo ah
v
Telegram, Sept.
,. work Vf -. mpiwhed bytbec(n
-vot.mi.-i v, a! L':U.!i it wai iti
... i Cm- IJ]'-n Ili-all
i i n i i a y a n
v. ci. s ..ml ritrbts of
Siiff' L-e-iii Tni'ti-d |--'P ii.d final r'-ient. The
foTin reonf&.p. rui'h .-.jjdyno' fo-itid in Kta'e
citrs'ltnto n, wjitittthe i pit-ttv Qeitimily and
(•atistiictori'.y dor* away w.tn 'he iri-b.eta of wi m
-|.'s I,: Clf. 'i I.e U'il'h C'l'W s.! that ftllV
womaii tieni.' a ci:
iZ"ti oi tne United States, of tsven
t\ -i i, vearoot aiie, arl 1 avn.ii th" fju tficattou^Cif
an eiett. us reMtleix-e, may vott* at a-.y
t-ln-tO'ii he'd fitr the purpobo of ehoof-sn" any
t'er^ i si htH» s. iiitd ^i^a11 bti eiicib.o to iioid any of
fict* i-riaiiiirfir to *,h« wntiatfeuitnit of (.i-h«o!s. It
is ti.- i.-ve-.i iho n i)"lt win be tli'" t't'-d witll
(tit r.HH-e.u'llielliS. A XeM^ini-indtUT^lis,' tll'.' !.»!
p.itt.f on K'liedtl 'I to prov.dft that the State
i ftU-f rr- (.had take ti e -f!h*es on th". l«t of Jai.u
•u wa1- reft-ni tu a Ci ifitiibt'-c. Ti e intention of
the ri-soJatiou was tho fciection of otli- ers to? the
future S at" li ts fad. A^'.'ber re- .utnm wan
adi. :-d, wi uli i-ieap-il n ti tniUec i n.i.e -'.'-
irate* to prepaid au addv-os to tho p.-op e
of the pri-jii»eu State uiu .:C their united
fsiir-THirr or tfi^ constitution afiokt-it by tbo rouven
i n F. I'lO.m of A *r. ra. in pseM-nt.m: tb®
resotiiti-.n, Vtatrd that it de-dred that tiiere b«
no* th" sbff't'Mt tlisAoiJ'tion aiaorg tha p-npie.
11-\* winter when euiur- s~ Is a»ke i *o 't.iiiot tc
-. ,j g„uth Dakota, and th..t :. jwutitf
shouW hi weenr»d.
M-i r1\!. roMMX'i'TKK
,v re amouneed the pt'1 s 'tent a« toi-ow*r
Aditill itr,itivO—l.'ay ot KduiUiiitN CaiHld»dl of
1^..,^.^. 1,!-.i! -1m'u of Yaiika-u. ilaje^of 11am-
i.tanl Po'ii-io-al
Jidit.sion uf Bt
Mirilieha'.a, I*a:i
W.i.'d l":.uk. li
1.-
!,• --e.
k
•I I)
'I i..
fr. ni Ofllce—Tavior
wu. Hi.:.* (if Sp uk,
ner ni Mitp-r. Daly of
•", li'.id'e, Callahan
:i«piirtafion—Schwindt
I.f
ffor.l of
I.- ii'. M--U i..n Of Dav,
lvi".jaJn!i e t" Constitution—"Johnson or Ilrda,
-i--
V-e
M' I"!
a1'": oi U !,.u:d, Van Nel-
S.'»l Of 1 111
i" 11
e—, Wflltw.iit'i it Il.U".
-esiis-The I'l-i-si ie-o, K mx of Fatilk,
I'av (.Jf!")ie-1 of D- ui- Il.irr Yankton.
Gu' .'m»h of Fnioti. Herman .=t FyfTiUi. Sepw.ndi
of ltr:*.'". So
er of Hutch'.'i-•'!!. Ch-V'-njr'-j- of
Fro-k-IK-- o' "r Beadie, liii.ii.iou of Miutr,
Kdw.ti.!»"! .iwrciice.
t.-,'r. v t:ii iei pa! ion*1, flit' TniJiltt:^ on
,|'V ami ?e .f -"Vi-riiiiieut did ii"t rend«i
th- .r i It wi I i* lu l" on Monday, no
Well hew -if the commute say thero wil!
feeling whatever enueinit-Mi i in loi'a'ing the
(f fiieSt.it" at Yankton, aud th,.t, .difhouh
line th-iii tho tor:y-4xlli parallel ban bi-ew
'i»d fel' divi-i' tl to av.ii i division of
•*h throe.sh wlrc.i thf forty-e xth [tarahai
... d'spu e will rain- d, "K'l tba: barn my
•n •d in t'.e (tisjji'i on of both qi
'intli the comint'te- j:i -e :o:is umj
'r jjedidno' rceoifiiizo tht* wishen of
oai-ts. in tl ir report to-ilay, the &ub
sui-M'd of by any ]n- «Ds. J'rohihsipju
ano'hor fotiu. An eft" ,rt will te
All
lav» It rate I
nv
cit to the
i wdl hp
in the
ip ..-)5SO It
d::- 1 as tf
and it t»
w tli -10
liH do.o
ra'.oui
'l!i"
i.» i'h 't
il'd tl
u:d ti.u".
tp./rttions uii pav in
.OTl 1-1 II
r.-ccivo
ni
i fu' e-i
Fl.-fx F.u.r. Ho. "ai Te •"-•.rani, Sept. 10
rwo artich the cinstittmon tip: siaio ,A
Dal-.ot i were ailoptod io iiuy. h.Te is a li.i-*is
now u]ii.iu winch woru. Tbo articles a 'opted
refer to elect ops, rigli' of suffrage and mil.tary
affairn. Tle re was a gr«.-at ih al of Hpirite.i dis
cns»ioii over the renort of the commi'tee o i
i-leeiious aud rigid of suffrage, se\otai am ud
ments made and'wo sect.oiiM ptricK-jU on. be.
fore it was ad pt-d. J.)akta lias a greater
number of, and is receiving more, foreign-bom
tiz -ns than any other locality, and great care
was taken ith "ilfa riy widi them. Th" first
section, as reported iroui tho committee, r,-~
nu.red three years residence in tho Territory
make one eligible to hold office or cxercao tne
riuiit of putTrago. It was amended aud as
adopted the section reads:
Fverv male person of the ae« of twentv-^tie vear-
11]
K 1
T, 'i!
^-%'XLr,.™
i'upward, helotiKiiiK to either of the folio
win,
classes who shad hare resided in tho United ates
one year, in this S ate six mouths, in the county
Hurt' days, and in the election preeuiet ten days
nevt nreceth if a?iy election, and all persons wno
?.-ill be QUa'itlert electors under the law, of thia
Territorv at the date »f the ratification of tins con
stitution at the polls, shall be entitled to vote at
ell elections for ad otJl-eH that now are, or liere
lifter mav be eiec iva by tha people Aral, citizens
of the United State* 8 -cond, person* of foreigu
rth who shall have declared Uieir intention to he
roine citizens
conform »bly to thelawsof the Unueu
tjttiies upon the subject of uaturaiizatiuo.
•J be aeciioua forbidding the elect on or ap
pointm -nt of any one to offico, civil or military.
who baa not resided iu the State six months,
i.ud giving women ihe right of euffrage at all
elections held to chOJ»e officers of schools oi
opqf., any measure relating to schools, arid
women oli^ihlo to liutd any ofti.-o pcr
tainmg to tho management of achools, wort
tniCio.i A motion to strik" wm]
"ni i.i lii-.-et Hoctto'i roc. i tbrue
.• *, 'low ing cor.c.-itnv y the
allii*iat
••it rtl
ticn
e articSo on military affairs was n iop*ed
'.it. i' in it.'rial ::p.i-ndinOiit. An i ft".if, w i-f
mad s to take up f.»r ad pf mi^br- j) l'l o:s (al
i but it b.ih onl :a prints iir-? Toon:
i new Ui.iit -r in tho report, l'ho f.- i:ur.'
Tlierowas c:ins»iil-.:rabl9 enthusiasm am.mi:
tho th-ic^at-M when tho pr-. auild-- was read
It looked anil read like the '^iiimn^ of tip
end, ami it was? nioveil to atiRpeml tho nti 8
and put it npou t!s p-iH-.'j o, but the pre-idem
ruled tlie motion out of order, and it must lirsi
ho printed. I)elt utu Wtsiovor. of Nuilv uini
l'ot i counties, anai^ticd Uov. Ordwuy by iu
tridiieiii^ aneiiert of prouinbhm concluding
with a reno'.ut on, the whole s. ttiiu fortli tiiat:
Tit-it-are a i.under of un. rgai.iz -ou.iiii-f
lyi' 2 w.thin the In iindar.es of the proj.o-o I S'.tte
o! Pakn'ii. coir aiM-.-s ore tl: ui tlre-.jir:. ni-ni
nntiib.-r of r.-MOent vot.-rs to (-nctie th- ui P. couirj
/..i'llun nn l.*r i :.t: territori law and M-m't
in a gr ui'er poptisa'ioti Usan counties w aeii
i.-.-ii or« nVz--d by tii" ''.iVor of the territ.i
1 Nflcutive tim'. ih» (jua itied vo-.ers t.f sii'd
unoruauized e-.u'itie,-, n.u petitioned in vain fot
'i ni: ofifiiozi io .. anu ar", b.' -as".') uf ,~nc
w.:i. of i-rcauiZati'iU. pr.tctie illy oi-1!ranchis «d, ami
the iiihab no.-, me ir ju-t:y dep ivt-d of the in.
adviuit: g- s dor.tvd troni .-uch orjf i'iiz,i:ii n .-nd te
r- co^ni'ioii a* such in the propt'ie.l S: tie .f tko
tn at the first eU-etion of siateor ojUii y otfi ers ot
Hvd-, Crer.i i.d, lji tr.!'i,
Fom
the commiu. o will r-i.-.u-i a section maki it a
rntnc, w.th linii'. aehin'lit as n:iisniiient, for
.iiiv Stats senator or retri flent.it.v.i to trad
votoH on measures or a gov srnor tj use
vi to or other nill.ienco or an v Sti'e oilier to
wi. hi ofih i in power in favor of or agi rist any
i-ei.d.ug measure in tin- legi'iaturo.
Siovx
Fai.i.S,
Sep
1
11.—It
1
wail
V:u ».! -ufffagi-t^ :u tu.» ci. V -m-
Hio lii n "rtilpiU of Hi'h ol iatldS IS
i i:' \.\ beCiiUS it affe.Hd hu
i prop:'!joii State.
No i -no-", latiU i:jn o-3 sold for te-*i than f?l
crc a t!-at mi wiiijiu ten je -.r-j -.ioiii uoi exc.e.l
-u- -t'r ni oi ud laud s.t apart t..r th« «»o ol
•eliOi TBk ai.d no school o!:icm»' s!ia*.' pl- aiiovve.) t.jpw
-id in the salt-, rental or other dispose. ».i ,t
1 .p. citooi Iawt«.
TO THE on'stitltjon.
iij: id l-,w,:..tf is t! o reantblo to tne
tiriou a* r. n led from tho committee:
Wo, the people of the Terri ory t.f Dakota, hav
itik' tpp rtai.t of a liTHs! .n into Ttie Union as onw of
t„i- I'ii!:. S'.iie-, ni America t)y virtue of Ui" m
(i.ua'.i--. ot 17.7 un-1 th..- irt
i-v
made hy Franco to
ti.e United Stales of the I'rovlti,o of u.s.iiM, aiiu
Pv Vir'ueof the guarantees ot tho ccn» uutioii ot
tin* Uniti-t S::.t.-.t. "ail iu-Ci s^ary c.iudition
of the M«id compacts and tri-a:ies ot m-y.~nn
huv'ing be. n tuitided on tho pari ot
tip-people of .kota Territory, and we of rij.'h:
b.-iii'/ eniiiit'd io a chain*-? from our erritni 11.
couuii.t'ii to tne enjo.m-nt of a 1 tin* richts of
Sat (.'Liverniiii nt as air. u and independent S a t
ot tiio union, do now, in convtoidon a*tniblisi!, in
ord.-r to est.tini-h justice, pr mote the w-eltare and
H'curo the blessings ot liberty to outstdvus aud tc
our posterity, ord.iin aud eti. b.ish the 1.Uuw t'
Constitution, ami t-nm ourselves into a fro and in
ilepuii'leut Stale, by ibo uuuie of the State ot Da
kota.
r, Fau-.l and .tup-
b-.l counti -s, with the tertitory lyni'^
hetwe.-u th« north line thereof and tin
li:'v--ixth meri'.hai:. an-1 tho county Meldi'-r- iti
wr ti-,.' terrir-rv ivini bctw.-.m 'iie ni-riti ir.ie an 1
e foi- -si:.' ii tura I in: r' ban, it asl:..d t.ia: tin:*
aii.'holized to par'k-.pate iu iu. .-.e '. on of State
other-, a:.d to p: 0'--e',l to ill", oiee: i 11 of lUil'.J
«lJic-rs in every rest ect as sucii eiccn -ns may In
held sn other counties in the S ate, and that t-ucl
c.i-un'ies mav'be coimidertd ot'tnur.z. as fuilv anc
c"inpi.-t'-:y as thuu^ii by fuvut of liie 'i'ei rin r:a
execiitive.
At.other rejoin.ion was referrod to tlv* c.mi
miitt-o on corporations otlujr tliau bulking a-id
inumc.pal, i\ pp- t:u^ tha' c»miiii'ie-j to t.ine
ii tn eotiHidoratiuii ilm expe Iiemy of p'ovi.liug
iliat the le^slatuie «h.i pan« law.s iMtah i-.h
iug le.isonablo maximum ratis of charges
for tbo trail portation of v-ax-enw rs atul
freight oti ti.o railway* and for tbo election of
throe rai.way .mnr-moii'Ts fid' that the
railr a i laws weiv coinpl ed with. At .sevcia'
stages uf tbe s .s-ioii of two and a half bourfc
tie,- subject of proliibiliou emu.) up iu different
forms. Tlpro tils to L'O a deter nana
1
ion,
much against tho wishes of a roaj .rity
of iho convention, to brin^ tho sub
ject of pr bi'io i fore tho voters
at tiio same tune the cou.-tiiution is taken tc
the polls fir rat ill cation. The longer and
sooior hea Is seem to tumk it not if the
qip stiun must lu urged the people at ilu
ianrj t.nie as tne co.i-tiiUti.ui, to liavt
it e *.:'.i-:• by codicil or anv
jther tonn with the confititution. Tho fubjecr
taxation of raihoad property upon the
ro.-rt eartiiu^s or e st value is becoming moro
ind more conip ic.itod. It is likely o end as
lb" t'.ore ZMid.us friends of sni'e. o id favor in
leavin/ it to future hgi-l i iv.i laws
where it ri{?bt"nFy b-loti^H. lion K. F.
Fettigrew, of the coniinit'-.-u on
1-
-ia!i n, nays
is efttu.iau '.hat
tbo wo:h of the loii-ti ntio al convention could
well be ptoii' unced tinis .e.l by Sainriav Ji'-.xt
if buch lali-'i- as was p.-i o'tu-.d 'u day wi rc
kept up. About I alf of tho eonn.'.r «-.»s 1 av
i -1rrt tl, ni.l liso that liavo not submitt-d
j-i ports iiav.' them n ar y r-lv to 1 teo i•
f.u*.
tho convention. Tn morrow tip* -c of w rk
will bo in th^ bandn of tin? commit"!
ot the win. i". i llo S i ieio-t rules '-i'cc ll "i»y
are observ.-d in tho nidtt n* pro^en'i •. \-hl
.siderabh poeiftf l'g*-lutou ts i
1
i
v
i! hi
lb" h-oij-iafur very niueti ui it t.,cro.
"Cooper d,''that reterivd, wi'h instructions
i in.- h-n-Iii
iir•! as to Ip.w f.ir i' m.iv g-'. ii"i
is a t-n'*r,ii 1 sir" i s i r.nuo 111• o u i .t :t.
that the State a'ili b- c..np- )H". o v
1
'Tne p.-port ot pit- omm-t o «n
ii rut imttiiepil itnl •bteduaas c:n: a, a" o
t:ti vvbic'i provides that
The Stare shall not loan its credit or make d'um
ii. (MC'-nt in cast? of public c.i. i t:
i \, ii a "f
any trui.vulual association or corporali in, nor »!'•.
s..-:ine io or heeunie the owir-r of the lapital t.ct
of any as- o i..tinii t-r c.oi .n-rat inn. tt.^iir- in
any work of interns! iuiproveni-ut. ot .er s -e
tion provides fir defraying extraordiniry ex. en«»s,
makinc piiboc iinT.rovem- uts, "tc.. bnr stip dites
thai the af if legato amoutit »hali not exceed $."00,
uoo.
These are br.t sample ie.siiinces of 1 sifo
gu-irds that, are thr .wn iiiound the vow rs
u-ualJy granted legi-latnroM by constitr.tiotis.
'Iho iiannrsof tins cotis itntn ii urn bent on
making a basis of State goy ivuit nt lor fautre
g' tieraiions, an wtll as one on which they
may be admitted to (Statehood. 1 wo other
eecuoua bear upon tho power* of counties,
cities and towns to
INCUli INDEBTEDNESS,
They cannot incur an execs- of 5 per cent of
assessed valuation and intereat must not aecu
mula e. A noction on public accounts ami ex
penditures provides that the legislature cn'-not
grant extra compensation to any public oftici r,
nor authorize iho payment of any extra claim
after contract has been made. A wide scope
of freedom is presented in the lenttthy bill of
rights. Among the clauses embraced in it are
Liberty of the press, free religion, trial byjnrv,
etc. Persons before conviction are made bailab'.e.ex
cept in capital offenses writs of habeas corpus not
to be suspended the grand jury to consist of
twelve per-ons. any nine or whom mav find an in
dictin»ut but the legislature mav abolish th- trrand
jury Kystetn. No "ex-post facto" law can be paused
by the
legislature. No distinction shall be made be
tween resident aliens and citizens in reference to
the
enjoyment or des ent of their property. No per
son can be imprisoned for debt. The military shall
be in strict bubordination to th« c:vil power. Writs
of error are never to be prohibited by law. No tax
is to be imposed without the.conaeat of the people.
feSterjiay, in artopttng tlia ration troui iao
commi'tee on cb-c ions and right of rtv.tl'i Hire,
the s. e ion Kivmg '.voe.ni i the b-ilhit at school
t-leitiop-i and iriik.ii^ tier eligible to hold
sehtioi ftle.-s, was s ricketi out. 1: eam» hack
to- ny f'oM tho i-o'.ii'.ni'tc:1, c(»uch(-d ditTcr
nt hiugua-re, I iu implying the same ])rivi c/e».
Two rei oris wt --ubur.M'
f.-e f.ti g..t« of ma i
impr babie ibat eon-iuer
..poo tiio ijuc-t
v luvoivf-, tho i
i it t-
S t'i'otu th .intuit
•:o, n. an i it is not
ii lo tUiiate w id be
-ind per
il? niar-
...... a toi-ward
1
.-riraiic" or de
uuil! roperty of
rutgc ».d all propern vm
b-c m- entitled iiv irdt, er.u,
vise, shdli he. nd -main Hie
such tem.de, and shall
.V-T i 11 unj tut nu: or:i T.«,
rib'L*.'tiiCi-. or tunni nts .-i her hu-b nd, and may
be ervnt'd tn- i--.s, i v tier a-, if siie was nnln ir
ried that tho wile Oia i liaV" :"l ab-iiu:r- on.'-tb'rd
oi lib ti.e rt-ai estate .if te-r husband own.* i pv him
at th"
time of In* death, as her dower: while ti."
minority, believing in g^iug the i-'.iatid a fa.r
eh a nee, hold that all real and p-.-rsonal
]vr. po:ty. and all ear ni' ifs t-f everv tnarr:ed man
or w.man s'oa'd be and re'.na'n his or hers and llni
property of tl.e liusband or w fe shall no' iv sat"
j'-ct to tne cunti1"! nor be liable for the deb's or
obi-jf.itiotis of the o'h.er, aid mav be devise i
wid y either th.e s: nu as it unmarried: butt!,,
h..iii"s:ead o any family D"t exceeding ]ii-i acres,
n"t itn-'u ieii in aw ei y or village, nor cxcet- :injc
ff'J.oOU in value win.m a city i vii:ai*e, owned by
tin- litisba nd or wife, shall not be s"ld by one with
out the consent of tlie other, ai.d in t-iv of th«
ilea'b. of the one tho other shall becom-j the soio
owner of tlie homestead.
A rosnlutiou from Jmlie Moody was rocoivod
and reii rrctl, which nisti ucte.l tho oxecu'iv«*
coin in 11
!o to take into consirlcri.tion and re
!'rt a pr-niu M-non l'ur iiicor]). la tnu into tha
con st i ii ion, prov dmg forlimiting tho jardon
ing power of tho governor by cr. afius a board
of parti ni upon win's"1 recommendation and
investigation, sha 1 n pardon be granted.
rnrmiliiTJON AGAIN.
Quite a tiumber of pi titP'iis werfi recniv nl
from diffi r-Pt localities, a-ki-.ig that prohibi
tion be submit'ed to a vote of tbo pi-op v when
tin-constitution is pres. nt lor ruiificufioo.
'1 her lew who }"iicv.i tne instp. can be os
(a: ed. and that it had :t I"- vo'ed uj on as
a nlirely separate me:.sure fi- .m the t' .iisti
11:• it n A .- lnmi tee will be appointeii t-.j de
vise a schem.' for ore.-fitting the (]u. s ioti to a
p'oiular vote. Many who opposo prohibi
tion fuvt snbtu.t ing the qti si on w.ih tho
C'ius'itut.ou tn th« urouml tliar it wdi bring
oil" a full vot -. Au i-tTi-rt will bn ma,-••«.' to iiavo
iin-i r,a ra tetl iu the cou:"itt ti«n a pro%i-iou for
tho i ot.on of ail jud-ft.s nt soma
other lime than that pri scrdtcd for
tne ehc'iio-i of gover. tir ai.ul numbers
of tip? legislature. "The preaini.'e pr- s nfetl
yes nhiy oo s i.ot give saiion eaus it
co mis loo pinch ancient hiso v. 'liiojui
li'i-i.ry av.: bee.: a-ked toiliai'i another tine.
I) i Ing tie- cor.siti ration id" the rep. rt of the
e-'iniiiiiti". on t.-diie.tiion a-.d school lands, nu
t(T rt Wii" leade to iticorp-.rato A. C.. ,M. 1
le "s sin. udmcnt ti require, the h-.:
i-biiurn lo pans Lt\vs r- gudi'ir: -:,'!io.d
t-xt bi.olis, hi he cli-iiu-oil not I'ftet-.er than fivrt
ye n -, and I eing defeated lv a eios v t. will
iikdv colli" up r.g .in. A s i ti: rffa-.t was
a'su nin to am-' nd tho minimum i ro"." fixed
up':i seh. ol lauds, nuking it $1 m- ^'17 an
aci e, but It I .s-"d a- rep- rifil at $10
a.i acre, t'oi. .. ry oducatn n w in
pcrat'd. W the rep rt tbo
th legislativo e muntlee wis undor
n-idei a tit ui, II. .1. ("in i In.-il of Yankt n in
strong hiiigua 'c arraigned the acts oi tho 'ant
h'„' siaiure, whicii !ie ieriue.1 daniuii)'e, and a
o.ch ui mi the iianie of 1 k na. Ilo maui
!n n- that tin h. rtdiin^ by tho govui .»• was
a di-grace ill abns'-of e\- cuiive power, and ha
hoped tho cons i uti"ii vveuld
ruov:j] ag NTS such ahu-sj-.s
in tho future, IPs r- nitirks were in support of
ti:t,- thir.'y third .-ecu.n ol tho legislative coni
nii*t(".,'.s report, which read:
Any gt-vernor onthisSta'e who askrec-ives
01 il trees to rec-iV" a'.-v I rde-l upon i.iiy uiiuer
Maudiug that his orticiai epinioii.judein.'rit or action,
shall be i- fUn-tn-e i theirvbv. or win gives or offers
«r protni!»t» his official influence iu consideration
that any tueuiPer ot the legislature shuli
L'ive his -oOicial vo'e or mtiu
i iice on any pauicu'nr silo of
any question or nia't.-t wl.ich he may be re
united to act in ins oil! -iai capacity, or w(io
in.-noc's anv nu inh.-r by the tbreatoned uae of bis
veio power, or wlio o:T.*is or proinises
any ruber that he, th-.» said i:tv
ernor, w.il appciut ar.y pi-.rti-m ar person
i er--oiis any ei'i:.- er.-,.t.-d. or :ne:eai er tn tn:
ere.de!, in o: s. l. r.itioii iiiii uiiy member shall
giVM his cfficiul vote or iuflnwnc" t» any matter
pending, or thereat tor to he ntro«bic"l into ether
tiouse of the said Icgishitore, or who threatens anv
metnbv-r, that lie, the said govtrtior, will
lej.i -vt) anv pei son or p»rsoi:s from any
i. it ice or t'o-i'ion witu intent to in any manner in
fluence the official action of the said member, shall
be pirn n ii o manner now or Out may tiere
atter be tn'ovided by law atid on ciiiv.-ition thera
tf shail f• r: i it all right to hold or t-xerci-e any
ofii'e of tins- i honor in 'h s Male.
The, atT.ius bef-To t]p cfi.omrtue on co pora
i uih other than baniiing aiul inu.iiei '.l Puva
le-come so piphcai' i aud nunioens, and so
ill my id as ar i b.-ing pieieuted iai It \ias
ask-d that ttio e .mill it-o itu-n-us tl six
me'iibers nntre, all of thiui from the formed
couimitteeM. TIIO comm ee Ht.ited iliat tliev
wiru ((]uiil to the (UKrgeiicy and iho
rctiiK st was refused. An indignation
tit ct ng if tho delegates and cit i-i
iini.ouiicc 1 tr tako ]j ace at tho clos" of the
won: of tho nventii) •, 1"«r tho uipi»st) of
ims-i.ig ro*o u i 'in co-d.-mnut iryof tue pre.s
i'ii! cx- t-uiive, find jo pi .g ui a p(o'est to th'J
pri-si u-iit of tin- Unt'c S ates .iga.ns: l.i ro
ui p-intnu nt. Tn-niiMit, at t|.i arm oi' iho
t. ui ir.iei house, t|j(? iadio i of mux l'a Ih teu
i«e:i,d a rec'-jdiou tiio uo'ig-to* anil tite
w iv-'s. '1 lie t'H'hn.i Were oo.'orai. il With
llowcrs, anu tlioro was mut,ic and a gay time.
Tlit? I'tali roniiiilnMim.
W is asr/rns*. Sept. 7.—Tbo following com.
i i .ti n ..it- .n n.c.ivod from the Utak
i i
ike A,nr. 'J I To IT. M. TeUc, Sec
.-ir: I nave tlie P"ii*r to inli-rm yon thai
e up'T th -r i':stradon ot vj'"rs i June
•»«le-'tion fe.r m'i«bers of the legis'at:vo as-
1
*.. and oth- :".ic'-i -, held the day of the
mo i •,!. s Te.ri'ory, and h- ful. pro
ot i ,i- enmm'si o» in eoniiee ion ther»
..id, f. -m n-ce r-iiy, be ili- iin-d for a timf.
Ji-iwever. we toi'.k it v.til be proper to say now, in
advance of our regu'nr repor:, th-.i' th.o law known
as the "Iv-linunds act." so far as we have b'-en re
-tioVi-ilii" I'l its e\ecuti":i, has been C».efu!.\, (lUl
iis-nl y enforce! this vear, as it was last. No per
s. ii uvi .n i. yy my iias bet-r P'-nnitt'-d to vo'f
at any el.-,-'ion or he voied for for any otfie" am)
while fiidv thr-e convictions iu nrowutioim aundtist
p.. "g..iuv nti ler th-* a"' of have been
cured, ne.ir.y or quite ].:),OiM tit r-ous have bet-a
ilisfr inc'ii-ed en af .nut of p-Iv^uujus prac'lees.
Thr m^rh the pt-rat-.ori of the law as adr. inistered
bvihi.- corn'iii-.iion, leu iU:.s tor danci-.'-s nave Lc(*B
iiisti'uted auaiust tie comtui*siou bj
cert :iin Motiuous whose names wer«
reiee'eil at 1lp? first regi*trai ion
ai who were not pernii ted to v teat th" election
November, cau-e tlie.v r. fused to coni
p'v with tiie rul- s Mid rcgulati us preset ibed n-'d -r
the 'aw by tiie commission for proot of eligibility
of all voters. It is uu-ier-tood that these cases are
brought for the pnipose primarily of testing th«
cons'itutionality ot this iaw, and, secondly, to tle
ternune the leualii v of our acts thereunder. Th«
first hearing of these catus wid he had early ic
October. If deemed a'lvisabte, we will wiihnolfl
our regular report until the court here siiall hav«
heard and passed upon these cases. Jlireover,
Certain phases of the genera! situation here hav«
presented themselves through the recent election,
stitl in otht wais in the present year, which wir
reauire to be caret ally considered before the com*
HiBsion will be prepared make a iu
ll and com
prehensive report, which the pre.-id Dt uud con*
gresa will undt.ubp'div desire and the coinmissioc
Will wish to make. Such report wid bu preparec
tud forwarded in ample time for the use oi the
.resident in commuuicating with cu cress at tha
lommencemeut of its session in D'-c nilw-r nex
(Sisfued) Alex
By order of the commissioner*.
IIamset.
Mrs. H. B. i^towe is about to begin
now r*ory which will be entitled "Or
dt.ge Blossoms."

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