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VOL. XXI
V1CKSBURG, MISSISSIPPI, FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 21, 188(5
NO 10
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FKOM YAZOO CITY.
The Grand Lodge K. of P. In Ses
sion, Etc.
Special to Commercial Herald.
Yazoo City, May 18. The Grand
Lodge of .Mississippi Knights of
Pythias assembled in tnis city lo-aay.
They were met at the train by the
local order, with music and banners,
and escorted to the courthouse. The
visiting Knights were welcomed by
Mayor Williams In an eloquent address,
which was responded to by Captain
Martin Marshall, of your city. The
Pythian's tri-color is flying from many
stores and residence and the streets
are alive with visiting Pythians in
their handsome uniforms. The Grand
Lodge will be in session three or four
days, and will elect their officers to
morrow and atiend a banquet tomor
row night at Lyceum Hall.'
The teacher and scholars of the deaf
and dumb institute, of Jackson, are
spending the day in town and seem to
te putting in the time very pleasantly.
Three small negroes, Ave miles from
town, took an overdose of medicine
last night, that resulted fatally by
morning. The coroner was called
,'ipon to hold an inquest.
JACKSON.
The Constitutionality of the Mer
chants Relief act AffirmedCon
viction In the Federal Court.
Special to the Commercial Herald.
Jackson, Miss., May 17. In the
supreme court today the case of the
Pbcenix Fire Insurance Company of
New York vs. M. A. Pollard & Co., of
Okolona, Miss., was afllrmed. This
suit was brought to test the constitu
tionality of the amnesty act passed by
the last legislature, granting relief to
merchants and others who had paid an
insufficient privilege license. The
court in a very able opinion sustains
the act and decides it constitutional.
This act cannot be takea advantage of
after June 12th. as itvexpires by
limitation on that date.
J..S. Aycock, of Scott county, was
today convicted and lined one hundred
dollars by the Federal court for send
ing an obscene letter through the
mails. The letter was written to an
Jjk-sweetheart and contained matter
that would not do for publication.
A Counterfeiter Convicted.
Special to Commercial Herald.
Jackon, Miss., May 18. Phil Otter,
alias P. J. Spaulrlinir', a noted thief,
who has just served a term in the
State penitentiary, was today convicted
in the Federal court of passing
counterfeit money. He had no sooner
gotten out, of the penitentiary than he
was arrested for this offense.
The railroad commission Is now
working to secure a uniform classifica
tion of freight tarifls on the various
railroads. Several freight agents of
the most prominent railroads are here
assisting in the work.
The Annual Council of the Episco
pal Church at Aberdeen.
Bpecial to Commercial Herald :
Abeiidken, May 18. About fifty
delegates, clerical and lay, formed the
lifty-ninth annual council of the Epis
copal church this morning. In the
absence of Bishop Green, Bishop
Thompson presided. The council ser-i-rfSmon
was preached by Rev. Dr. Kins
l dale. At the annual election held this
evening Rev. Dr. Harris was re elected
secretary, and Charles Cooke, assistant
8-cretary; Col. L. M. Tucker, was re
elected treasurer. The following dele
gates to the secony convention were
chosen: Kev. Drs. Harris and Hins
dale, and llev. S. Shoit and Alex
Marks, and Messrs. Eckford, Green,
Speed and Percy. Jackson was chosen
as the next place of meeting.
Rev. C. B. Galloway Elected Bishop
of the M. E. Church.
Special to Commercial Herald.
Jackson, May 19. R. B. Thomas,
of Copiah county, was yesterday con
i victed in the federal court and fined
one hundred dollars for sending obscene
literature through the mails. This is
two convictions for this offense by the
present term of the federal court.
A. G. Moore, a citizen of our city,
had two mules and a horse killed by
lightning last night on his farm near
's&L Jackson.
I our citizens are greatly delighted to
hear of the election of Dr. C B. Gallo
' way as bishop of the M. E. church.
There was great rejoicing.especially by
members of the Methodist church, of
which he was a former pastor.
The Damage to the Buckeye State
Very Slight.
Cincinnati, May 19.- -Private dis
patches to the Packet Company, to
which the steamer Buckeye State be
longs state that the damage to her Is
not serious; that she sunk in six feet
of water, and that she would soon be
I atloatwith but little damage to freight.
j Appraisers Appointed.
!.s Washington, May 18. The presi
" dent today appointed Lee L. Thcmp
son, of Little flock, Ark., Davidson
Dickson, of Van Buren, Ark., and
f John Martin, of Topeka, Knnsas, ap
i .appraisers for the right way of the
Southern Kansas Kailway company
through the Indian Territory.
JAEHNE'S CONVICTION.
Th Ex-Alderman Wants New
Trial The Verdict Will Keep the
Exiled Aldermen in Canada.
New York, May 17. Ex-Alderman
Jaehne says his lawyer will make a
motion for a new trial, and when that
Is denied by Justice Harnett. as it prob
ably will be, they will appeal the case
to the general term of the sjpreme
court, and will ask for a stay of pro
ceedings and his admission to bail.
Pending that appeal be does not be
lieve the general term of the supreme
ourtwlll permit the conviction to
stand. If it does the case will be taken
to the court of appeals.
Ex-Alderman Delacey and John
Keenan, who are staying at the Wind
sor Hotel in Montreal, were asked by a
World reporter what they thought of
the Jaehne verdict. "The verdict was
very unexpected," said Keenan. "I
was confident of an acquittal or at
least a disagreement. If conviction
can be secured upon such evidence as
was introduced In this case then Iht
entire board must go. I had expected
to return to New York on Monday,
but now I shall not return." His man:
ner showed how agitated he was. "It
Is a shame," said Delacey. "that such a
verdict should have been rendered but
it was blind prejudice which did it.
The case was tried by the newspapers,
the court was prejudiced and the
jury did not dare to do else than they
did. The public cried for a verdict.
They have got, It and I hope are satis
fled." The excitement in and about the
court-house this morning was intense
over the expectation that sentence
would be passed upon Alderman
Henry W. Jaehne, who was convicted
of bribery early yesterday morning.
Gen. Pryor announced .that the
defence wished to make a motion
for a new trial, but were
not then prepared to do so. lie asked
that sufficient time be given them for
preparation. Judge Barnet asked if
the motion was to be based on any
new points. It would be useless, he
intimated, to raise any of the points
during the trial, as the court had given
them due consideration and saw no
reason to change its decisions on them.
Genl. Pi-yor said the motion would
be based on new poiots. Thursday
nixt was then agreed upon as the day
upon which the arguments should be
heard and the court was adjourned
until that day.
Uneasiness in the Chicago Lumber
District.
Chicago, May 17. A restless spirit
pervades the southwestern lumber
region. This morning at seven o'clock,
Twenly-second and the Intersecting
streets were lined with great crowds of
meD and boys. The decided stand
taken at the meetings of the strikers
Saturday and yesterday, and the pro
mulgation of their determination to
stay out and compel the bosses to
capitulate, forewarned the police who
were on hand in force early, prepared
to preserve order and quell any
demonstrations of violence that might
occur. Lieutenant Shepperd, with an
extra squad of officers, patrolled the
streets and prevented any large gather
ings, dispersing the men and compell
ing them to keep moving. Several of
the firms started up with small gangs
of men, and no trouble of any nature
occurred during the first working
hours of the day. The Adams and
Westlake Manufacturing Company,
and the Union Brass Manufacturing
Company resumed operations this
morning, with about one-half of the
regular force. The superintendent
said thpy applied for work and were
told to go to their benches. No trouble
of any kind was experienced. Those
who are out to stay did not attempt
any interference with the men who
wished to go to work.
Ex-President Arthur's Condition.
New Yokk, May 17. The Times
this morning says : Ex-Presidenc Ar
thur's condition has been steadily
growing worse during the past week,
but he has not relapsed so far as to
have lost all the ground gained during
the unexpected rally of about ten
days ago. Some of the more enthusi
astic of his friends believe that the
turn for the better has come, but the
steady decline since then has dampened
this enthusiasm, and there are few if
any who now believe that the ex-president
will ever again leave his house
alive. Sudden and unexpected rallies,
followed by gradual but steady de
clines, are peculiarities of Mr. Ar
thur's decline, well known to physi
cians, and watched by them with
grave fears. The danger is ever pres
ent that the poisoned blood of the pa
tient will suffuse the brain, and when
that has happened the victim of
Bright's disease feels the last of his
suffering?. Mr. Arthur bears his con
finement patiently and bravely, and
knowing as he does the hopelessness of
his case, makes the labor of love of
his attendants as light as possible by
his gentleness and unvarying cheerful
ness. Ai.Husband'8 Dreadful Crime.
Hoboken, May 17. The dead body
"t Mrs. Mary Collins was found in her
'ltd this morning. It was partially
Iressed. The woman's head was
bound with cloths, which were
soaked with blood. Her skull was
fractured and two deep gashes
were Inflicted oq the forehead.
The floor of the room and the
one chair in the apartment was spat
tered with blood. Everything Indi
cated that a hard struggle had taken
place. Martin Kelly a brother of the
dead woman, was first informed of
the murder by Mrs. Collins' two
sons, Patrick and Martin, aged
respectively 13 and 11 years, who rush
ed frantically into his house this morn
ing exclaiming, "Mama is dead." They
said their father had gone to work and
left them all alone. Kelly accompa
nied the boys to their home and on en
tering the bedroom a terrible sight
met bis eyes. An old wash tub in one
corner of the room was filled with
bloody clothes, supposed to have been
worn by the dead woman and her
husband.
Th9 Bakers' Protective Unions Pre
paring for a Fight.
New YoitK, May 17. The two
Bakert' Protective Unions in Brooklyn
propose f" ';egln an active warfare on
grocers aq sell bread, and thus be
come theli competitors in trade. The
grocers, it it said, sell more bread than
the bakers who have their own stores,
and by purchasing It at the large baker
ies they can retail it at the same price.
The Bakers, Unions have resolved to
drive the grocers out of his business.
George It. Wood, formerly manager
of the city theatres which bore his
name, in this city, Brooklyn, Phila
delphia, Cincinnati and St. Louis, died
here yesterday. Ee was worth over
$100,000 seveial times in bis life, but
he died pmniless. The Actors' Fund
will pay the expenses of the funeral.
The Trial of Maxwell.
St. Louis, May 18. The anticipa
tion that the Maxwell trial would be
begun in earnest today attracted a
large crowd of spectator to the criminal
court room this morning. The work
of the morning was to have been the
selection of the jury from the panel of
forty-seven, who were selected last
week from those summoned to submit
themselves to the examination as to
their ability to impartially try the case.
All but one of the panel of forty-seven
were present when the court opened,
but the absence of this one delayed
the proceedings. The court issued
a writ commanding his presence and
it was placi d in the hands of a deputy,
who immediately weut in search of
the delinquent. At noon he had not
been found.
The Fight Against Oleomargarine.
Washington, May 17. A large,
number of petitions are coming to
the senate relating to oleomargarine
and other immitations of butter. The
great majority of petitions are from
agricultural and dairy associations and
favor the bill proposing an internal
revenue tax of ten cents a pound on
the product named and regulating its
manufacture and sale, while the op
posing petitions are from produce ex
changes and similar commercial bodiet,
protesting against any such tax and
suggesting that it would be sufficient
for congress to require that such pro
ducts be properly labeled.
Defended Her Crippled Father.
St. Louil, Mich., May 17. Last
night Adel Vliet, a drunken rowdy,
broke into the house of Samuel Fet
ters, a crippled ex-soldier. Fetters
attempted to defend his home, but was
getting the worsi of it, when his
daughter Nora, aged seventeen, shot
Vliet in the side of the head. She was
placed under arrest to appear before a
justice this morning. The wounded
man cannot possibly life.
A Libeller Arrested.
New Yokl, May 17. Paul M. Pot
ter, editor of Town Topics, was ar
rested this aftornoon at his office by
Inspector Byrnes, who had with him a
bench warraut issued by Recorder
Smyth. Potter is charged with libel
ling Madame Dilanza, daughter of Dr.
W. A. Hammond. Bail was fixed at
110,000.
Another American Vessel Seized.
Poiitland, Maine, May 17. A re
port has reached here that the fishing
schooner Ella' M. Doughty, of Port
land, has been seized by the authori
ties at Englishtown, N. S., for alleged
infraction of the Canadian fishing
l.i ws.
The St. Louis Gas Company Run
ning with New Men.
St. Louis, May 17. The Laclede
gas company succeeded In employing
a full force of new men to take the
places of those who struck for eight
hours Saturday, and a gas famine has
been averted. The company is sup
plying promptly all the demands of
their patrons.
Rlel'a Widow Dying.
Winnepeg, Manitoba, May 17.
Louis Kiel's widow lies at the point of
death at St. Vital. Masses were cele
brated for her at St. Boniface yester
day. It is said that Bhe never rallied
from the shock of her husband's exe
cution and dies broken hearted.
Resigned.
. Washington, May 18. Daniel B.
Gallatin, of Iowa, first assistant exam
iner of the patent office in the division
of pneumatics, has resigned.
A VIRGINIA FEUD.
One Brother Dead, Two Wounded,
and Five Others Seriously, If Not
Fatally Injured.
Mai!TIN8ville,Va., 18. No greater
tragedy has occurred In Virginia in a
decade than that which fills this town
with gloom and excitement. In a fight
last evening, on a crowded street,
many shots were fired, and as a result
Jacob Terry, a young farmer is dead,
and the life blood of his two brotherp,
J. K. Terry, and Benjamin Terry, fast
ebbing away; Col. P. D. Spencer, a
prominent business man and manu
facturer; Tarlton Brown, proprietor of
Brown's tobacco warehouse; B. L.
Jones, a saloon keeper; R. L. Gregory,
a hotel clerk, and Sandy Martin,
are all dangerously wounded. All
the parties are prominent in
the business life of this place
and well known in Southern Virginia.
On Saturday night an anonymous cir
cular was issued and posted up all
over town. It seriously reflected on
W. K. Terry, a young business man,
and his father, the late William Terry,
a prominent citizen. Yesterday morn
ing Terry telegraphed for his two
brothers, J. K. and Benjamin, living
at Aiken station, twenty miles away.
They arrived at 1 p.m. and after a brief
consultation went to the printing
office and demanded the authors of the
card. The printer told them it was
Col. P. D. Spencer, a mem
ber of the town board, and
one of the leading business mer.
Last evening soon after the tobacco
factories had closed for the day, and
the operatives returning from their
work, the Terry brothers started In
the direction of Spencer's factory ;
when about half way there they were
met by Spencer with his brother and
several friends. AV. K. Terry ad
dressed a few words to Spencer, who
told him not to shoot. Just then
some one fired a pistol. The scene
that followed beggars description.
Forty shots were fired. W. K. Terry
was shot from the rear.the ball entering
near his spine and lodging in his right
breast ; Jacob Terry was ehot through
the neck and lu the body ; Speuctr
was shot in the hip and hs
business partner, Tarlton Brown,
received two bullets in the,
groin, and is thought to be fatally
wounded; It. L. Jones, a saloou
keeper, K. L. Gregory and Sandy Mar
tin are all seriously hurt. The last two
were hit by stray balls. The Terrys
are well known and occupy a high social
position; none of them are married. It
is believed that Brown and the two
Terrys will live but a few hour9.
An Encounter with Geronimo's
Band.
Washington, May 18. The follow
Ing telegram was received at the war
department this morning, through the
presidio of San Francisco, from Genl.
Miles, dated Nogalus, A. T., May 16th:
Capt. Hatfield, of the cavelry, struck
Geronimo's camp yesterday morning,
aod at first was quite successful, cap
turing camps and horses. DrlviDg the
Indians some distance in the Carona
mountains, Mexico, about noon, mov
ing live miles from camp, through the
deep canon, he was attacked, fought
two hours and lost two soldiers
killed, three wounded and many of
his horses and mules. He reports the
Indians seventy strong and several
killed, other troops are in close
proximity to the hostiles. It is irn
possible to give the exact number of
hostiles with Geronimo. Our troops
and Mexicans have fought them five
times within the last twelve days,
although at some disadvantage, not
without loss to Indians. It requires
nine-tenths of the command to hold in
check the large bodies of Indians on
the reservation and protect exposed
settlement.
The Strike at Cincinnati.
Cincinnati, May 18 the remain
ing troops here, ordered by the gov
ernor, as a means of precaution against
violence, in connection with recent
strikers, were ordered awav to dav.
The Btrike is vacillating, while in some
cases men are returning to worK,
others holding out and others coming
out. Among the last named are plan
ing mill hands, who demand eight
hours a day with ten hours pay. The
grocers has granted the request of
clerks to close at 7 p.m., except on
Saturdays.
Fined for Interfering With a Work
man. Chicago, May 18. The grand jury
empanelled will not begin hearing tes
timony . against the Anarchists until
tomorrow. John Kobeck, arrested
yesterday for interfering with some
workmen in the lumber district, was
fined 1 1C0 by a police justice this
morning and sent to the Bridewell.
Cardinal Clbbons Notified of His
Election.
Baltimore, May 18. Archbishcp
Utubons this morning received an offi
cial communication from Cardinal
Lingi Jacobini,' papal secretary of
State, Informing him of his election to
the cardlnalite by Pope Leo XIII.
AConsplracy Discovered.
Sofia, May 19. A i conspiracy
against the lives of Prince Alexander
and M. Karavelof , the prime minister,
has been discovered here. '
THE PRESS ASSOCIATION.
All the Papers Represented by
Numerous Delegates The Usual
Banquet, Ball, Eto.
Special to the Commercial Herald.
West Point, Miss., May 19. The
twenty-first annual session of the
Mississippi State Press Association
convened here today. There are sixty
papers represented by about one
hundred delegates. The address
of welcome was delivered by A. E.
Fox, and replied to by E. II. Dial, of
Meridian, on the part of the associa
tion. The court-house, where the
meeting assembled, was beautifully
decorated. The citizens are doing all
in their power to make the
strangers enjoy themselves. President
Lambert's annual message, which was
delivered at the afternoon session, is
said to be the best and most practical
one ever delivered before the lodge,
abounding in recommendations which,
if put in practice, will be of much
benefit to the association.
The programme for tonight at the
operabouse will be essays, poems, ad
dresses and music. Tomorrow a line
banquet will be given the association.
Tomorrow night a literary entertain
ment and ball will be the programme,
and on Friday an excursion will be
made to Columbus, on a visit to the
State Female Institute.
Supreme Court Declslone.
Special to Commercial Herald.
Jackson, May 17. Jacob Acker
man vs. State; Barlwell vs. Mobile &
Ohio railroad; Phoenix Insurance ctm
pany vs. Pollard, were affirmed. 1
Kellogg vs. Kellogg, and Illinois
Central railroad vs. Weatherly, were
reversed and remanded.
Dunton vs. Sharp was reversed and
judgment here.
Capt. A. A. Sharp Goes a Step
Higher.
Special to the Commercial Heraid.
Memphis, May 17 It is stated here
on the most reliable authority that
Capt. A. A. Sharp has been appointed
Master of Transportation of the Louis
vllle, New Orleans & Texas railroad,
vice W. N. Marshall, resigned, the
change to take affect on Tuesday, the
25th inst.
The Trial of Maxwell continued
St. Louis, May 19. William Lyon,
porter ac tne southern hotel, identified
the trunks, hat boxes, etc., found in
Preller's and Maxwell's room as those
belonging to the two men ; he had seen
them together often. Brooks seemed
evincing a great desire to become
closely intimate with Preller. The two
men seemed always on the best of
terms.
J. ManyoD, another porter, testified
that the zinc trunk in which the body
was found was among Maxwell's bag
gage when the latter arrived
at the hotel. He assisted in car
rying the trunk down to the
office and witnessed the opening.
He described the position in which the
body was when the trunk was opened,
and the finding of the paper pinned to
the lid of the trunk reading, "So die all
traitors to the greac cause."
E. Warren, of Forester, Massa
chusetts, testified that he was
acquainted with the prisoner
anu Preller. Had met them on board
the steamship Cephelonia ; had wit
nessed their introduction to each other
and they seemed to become very inti
mate, but the prisoner was the more
demonstrative in his effort to strength
en the friendship. Maxwell gave it to
be understood that he was a physician,
having graduated with honor from an
English medical college. He also pro
fessed to be an attorney and stated that
he had been regularly admitted to the
bar; the prisqper had written to the
witness after they had both arrived in
the United States, stating that he and
Preller were about to engage in the
cattle business in Texas. Tne witness
had seen the remains found in the
trunk and indentilled them as those of
C. Arthur Preller. The court theD,
at i:iD ociock, adjourned for one
hour.
The Pan Electric Investigation.
Washington, May 19. When the
telephone investigating committee met
today, Chairman Boyle produced cer
tain telegrams that had passed between
President Cleveland and Mr. Van
Benthuysen, relative to the application
to bring a government suit. Van
Benthuysen in his dispatch of February
13th last, offered to furnish a
detailei statement 'of the cir
cumstances attending the making
of the application, in refutation
of the charges that the pan electric
bad been a party to the application,
and to correct the mistake into which
the attorney general had fallen on that
point. Private Secretary Laraont, on
the following day, replied that the
president had no desire to express in
the matter. The chairman stated, by
authority of the president, that that
was all or the correspondence which
had passed between himself and Mr.
Van Benthuysen. After an hour spent
in putting in evidence letters passing
between the pan electric directors,
published in the newspapers, and other
documentary evidence the committee
adjourned until tomorrow.
WASHINGTON.
Washington, May 19. The acting
secretary of the treasury today ap
pointed Cyrus II. Sinclair, to be local
inspector of bulls of steam vessels at
Chicago.
The house committee on banking
and currency today instructed Chair
man Miller, of Texas, to formulate a
bill adding Nastfvllle, Omaha. Kansas
City, St. Paul, Minneapolis and several
other cities to the list of national bank
depository cities.
The house committee on Pacific rail
roads today heard arguments by Sena
tor Van Wyck and Bepresentative
Dorsey in favor of the bill to authorize
the Union Pacific railroad to purchase
or lease branch lines of railroad. .The
matter was then referred to the sub
committee, which had the Pacific rail
road funding bill In charge.
At the meeting of the house com
mittee on Terrltories.today an informal
agreement was reached that the senate
rill providing for the admission of
Southern Dakota as a State ehocld go
upon the house calendar, adversely re
ported, and that the Springer bill, pro
viding an enabling act for the entire
Territory should go upon the calendar
as favorably reported. Owing to the
absence of several members a formal
vote was not taken, but It is expected ,
that this will be taken at the meeting
on Monday next.
Mr. Charles Hutching, of Boston,
appeared before the senate postal com
mittee today in regard to a change in
the law respecting rates of pbstage on
second-class mail matter at letter car
riers offices. By the present law he
says the postage on monthly periodi
cals, when delivered by carriers
in the city where published,
is from five to thirty-five times
as much as when transported to any
other part of the country, including
free delivery at all other carrier offices,
or from five to thirty-five times as
is charged on weekly papers for
delivery in the city where published .
or elsewhere. He advocated the pas
sage of the pending bill, making the
postage on second class publications,
deposited in the letter carrier offices
for delivery uniform at one cent per
pound.
Senator Teller to-dav introduced in
the senate, a bill to appropriate $250,
000 for the establishment of a military
post near Denver, Colorado.
Senator Logan presented in the
senate todav as a substitute for the
labor arbitration bill, which recently
passed the bouse, a measure which
in substance provides as follows:
For a commission of arbitration, to be
appointed by the president, by and
with the advice and consent of the
senate, to consist of five members, one
to be selected from the Republican or
ganization, one from the Democrat or
ganization, one who is not recognized
as a member of either of the two or
ganizations, one from a class of
citizens experienced in the manage
ment and operating of railroads, and
in the transportation of property
and passengers, not in the em
ploy, connected with or interested
in any railroad corporation or employ,
engaged in business connected with
the transpartatlon of persons or prop
erty, and one who is identified specially
with the labor interest, having full
knowledge of the conditions and em
ployments of the labor people. The
persons comprising the commission
shall be men having superior intelli
gence as to the industrial and
labor interest of the country;
the commissioners are each to
receive $3,500 a year salary, and are
empowered to employ a secretary, a
stenographer and a messenger, the two
former to receive $2,000 each and the
latter $1,400. The commission is also
allowed actual traveling expenses. It
is made the duty of the commissioners
to meet and organize as soon as may
be, after their appointment, for the
purpose of hearing and determining
such matters and differences between
transportation companies, either by
land or by water, and their employes,
as shall be submitted to them for
arbitration, such submission to be in
writing and signed by the parties to
the controversy. In all cases submit
ted for arbitration the parties to the
same interested to sign an agreement
to submit to the award of the com
mission; every hearing and decision,
shall be In a summary and informal
manner, according to principles of
equity and justice, applicable to the
circumstances of the case, and each
party shall be given full opportunity
to be heard in person and
by witnesses, and shall have
the right to be represented
by counsel. After concluding the
hearing of any controversy, f,he com
mission shall make its report in writing
with the finding of fact upon which it
is based, and a majority of its members
concurring therein, and immediately
transmit the same, with a copy of all
the evidence, to the president of the
United States, who shall make the
report public as soon as received. A
copy of the award shall be transmitted
to the district court of the
United States, in the district
wiere the controversy arose,
and it shall be spread upon the records
of the court and have the same bind-.
ing, force and effect as a decree of the
court, and it shall be enforced in the
same manner.

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