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WICHITA, KANSAS, TUESDAY MOllNING, SEPTEMBER 16, 1890.
WHOLE NO. 19S0.
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agM1 a 1 1 1) i:a il r.
Jlr. Enloc Asks the House to Con
demn Mr. Kennedy's Re
Intended Action of that Body on the
Tariff Bill and Election Oases
Members of Both Houses Denounce the
Ohioan The Senate Will Vote on
the Land Grant Forfeiture Today
One Pension Employe Owns
One Share of Refriger
WASHINGTON', Sept. 15. Mr. McKinley
of Ohio, from the committee on ways and
means, reported back the tariff bill with
senato amendments with the recommend
ations that the amendments be non-concurred
in. Referred to the committee of
Mr. McKinlcy then offered a resolution
from the cominittc on rules, but before it
could be read Mr. Enloe, of Tennessee.robe
to a question of privilege.
He offered the following resolution:
Resolved, That the clerk of the house of
representatives bo directed to communi
cate to the senate the fact that
the houso of representatives con
demns the utterances of the honorable
P. Kennedy, a representative from the
btato of Ohio, delivered in the houso Sep
tember 3, reflecting upon the character
and integrity of the senate as a body.
Mr. Dingley, of Maine, raised the point
of order that this did not present such a
question of privilege as would take the
gentleman from Ohio (Mr. McKinley)
from the floor.
At the suggestion of the speaker Mr.
Knloo withdrew his resolution for the
present, and Mr. McKinlcy, from the com
mittee on rules, reported a resolution
for the immediate consideration of
the tariff bill in the house.
After two hours general debate it shall be
in order to move to non-concur in the sen
ate amendments in gross and agree to the
committee of conference asked for by the
seuate and the houso shall, without fur
ther delay or other motion, proceed to
voto on said motion. The previous ques
tion on the resolution was ordered yeas
110, nays 71.
M. Blount, of Georgia, protested against
Mr. McMillin, of Tennessee, opposed the
resolution and criticised the committee on
rules for rcnortimr it. The majority in
caucus had determined not only that the
minority should be throttled, but that the
plumed knight should be throttled.
The resolution was then adopted yeas
114, nays 72.
Mr. McKinley, of Ohio, gave a very brief
statement of senate amendments, but en
tered into no argument as to their pro
priety or impropriety.
Mr Flower, of New York, said that tho
estimated revenue for the year was $450,
OOK.OOO. This congress had appropriated
Slt.1.000.000. "What was tho need of the
t inff bills' "Why not leave the present law
ns it was with an amendment for reciproc
ity which meant reciprocity and not one
t thee jumping jacks, the string of which
the president could pull at any time?
Mr. McRac, of Arkansas, opposed the
bill, both in its original form and as
umended. on the ground that it dis
criminates against the farming industry.
Mr. Payson, of Illinois, thought that in
Various respects the bill as it passed the
enate was preferable to tho measure as it
passed the house.
Mr. Yaux. of Pennsylvania, wished to
h.iy to tho farmer and tb the laborer that
tliis tariff bill was a cheat. Two thousand
people were enriched by tho bill and sixty
millions were impoverished. The majority
believed in every trust save one the trust
in a righteous and just God.
Mr. Cummings, of Xew York, said ho
was an unwilling passenger on the Mc
Kinlcy tariff congressional limited express
train. The down east engineer ami tho
jiuckcyo conductor were running tho
train on their hook and in defianco of the
will of tiie people. Ho uttered his protost
Mr McKinley said that if the committee
on rules had erred in reporting the resolu
1 1 m it had erred in giving too much time
for debate. He invited the attention of
the houso to the fact that not fifteen min
utes of the two hours had been devoted to
thosenato amendments or to the tariff
r.tiostion at all. The mot hods of the ma
; "nt were known to the countrv. The
trouble with members on tho other side
was that they did not discuss the measure
1iit called names and while they were
i ailing names the majority had gone on
Mid done more public business than had
beiii done by any house of representatives
unce the formation of the government.
nplause on the Republican side.
The senate amendments wore non-concurred
in yeas 190, nays Si.
Mr Enloe then called up his resolution
in regard to Mr. Kennedy's speech on
Mr. Grosvenor, of Ohio, raised the point
of order that the resolution was not in
order The time to have called the gentle
man from Ohio (Mr. Kennedy) to order
v.is when that gentleman delivered his
speech. The gentleman could not now be
ciluil to order for his utterances.
Mr Knloe contended that the point was
j'ut well taken. It was a question affect
ing the dignity of the house and the
integrity of the senate. The gen
tit. man from Ohio, Mr. Kennedy,
Lad no more right to make a personal a't
t:u k upon a member of the senate than he
(Mr. Enloe) had to state tho speaker was
corrupt or that the president was a crimi
nal lie then sent to the clerk's desk and
had read extracts from Mr. Kennedy's
ppoech as it appeared in the Record this
morning. He argued that it was due to
thehou'-e that no utterances reflecting
unon the senate should be admitted into
t he Record.
Air Bayne, of Pennsylvania, said that he
r incurred in the remarks of the gentlmau
from Teunoee. It was due to the seuate
of the Uni ed States that the house
h'.. uld adopt the resolution which had
been offered. It had occurred perhaps
fr the first time in the history
of the country that two senators
of the United States had been attacked by
name in the house of representatives and
the senate had leen attacked as a body;
and that epithets had been applied to those
M-nators w hich would dishonor and dis
grace any mau before the country. It was
in the interest of the justice and truth and
of the honor and integrity of this body
that no technicality should interpose to
prevent the house "from doing it dutv.
The utterances of the gentlemau from Ohio
on .Septemlier 3 had been withheld for re
vision and had not apjenred in the Record
until today, so that notice could not be
taken before by members. Today those
remarks appeared, shorn, perhaps of some
ot their atumn-itie and misrepresenta
tions, but notwithstanding, it contained
s ich a palpable charge of corruption in the
senate that the house could not refrain
frm putting the seal of its condemnation
npnu them. This was no place to attack
members ot the seuate. The rules and
c lurtesy which had always been maintain
ed in this body had protected its members
from assaults from the tunate and the sen
ators from assaults from members of the
house. He trusted in the interest of what
was right, of what was due to the house in
honor to itself, that no techicality should
be allowed to come in the way of condemn
ing the utterances made by the gentleman
from Ohio (Mr. Kennedy).
Mr. Grosveror said that he had made the
point of order because he believed that
whatever action the house took should be
taken in the regular way, by a report from
Mr. Bayne offered an amendment to
Mr. Enloe. s resolution directing the public
printer to exclude from the Record Mr.
Mr. Adams, of Illinois, spoke in favor of
the Enloe resolution. He believed that
the language of the gentleman from Ohio
had violated the old settled rules of parlia
Pending action, the house, on motion of
Mr. McKinley, adjourned.
A VOTE TODAY.
The Senate Will Act Upon the land
"Washington, Sept. 15. In the senate
several bridge bills were taken from the
eclendar and passed. The proposition of
Mr. Frye to take up the bridge bills was
attended by a slightly bitter exchange of
courtesies between the senator and Mr.
Plumb. The latter said that while the
senator from Maine was "off fishing," he
(Mr. Plumb) was at work and that now
tho senator had come back "with his face
all browned from his contact with nature
and was insisting that nothing should be
done at all except according to his own
Mr. Frye resented Mr. Plumb's remarks
and said that in ten months he had been
absent exactly fourteen days and had not
mised a roll call since the second of June.
"The senator has been absent just four
teen times as much as I have been," was
Mr. Plumb's next remark.
"I have not been absent, said Mr. Frye,
from as many roll calls as the senator from
Mr. Plumb I am not going to get into a
squabble with the senator from Maine.
Mr. Frye Then why did the senator
from Kansas make the remark he did?
Mr. Plumb Because it was literally
The presiding officer (Mr. Ingalls) inter
posed that such colloquies were liable to
degenerate into personal altercations.
All tho bridge bills having been disposed
of, the senate proceeded to the considera
tion of bills on the calendar to which there
was no objection (under Rule 8). Tho fol
lowing bills, among others, were passed:
Senate bill to amend tho act of June 19,
1878, to creato an auditor of railroad ac
counts. This bill requires all subsi
dized railroad companies to transmit
to the commissioner of railroads
duplicates of all bills for services in the
transportation of passengers or freight, the
carrying of mails, express, or for any ser
vice whatever rendered for or on behalf of
the United States. The commissioner is
to forward these bills to tho proper ac
counting officers with such recommenda
tions as he may see fit to make; and such
officers are to report their action thereon
to the commissioner of railroads. Tho
senate bill for the relief of certain officers
and enlisted men of the First Kansas vol
unteers. Mr. Sanders resumed his argument on
the railroad grant bill. After remarks by
Messrs. Plumb and Morgan, it was agreed
that the vote on the conference repoit shall
be taken at 2 o'clock tomorrow and the
senate then adjourned.
AN EMPLOYE INTERESTED.
But the, Eaum Committee Eefuses to
Washington, Sept. 15. In the Raum
investigation today Mr. Cooper asked tho
commissioner whether there was n sub
coninany of the Universal Refrigerator
company in this district. The commis
sioner objected to go into the matter, but
at tho request of the chairman proceeded
to answer Mr. Cooper to the effect that
steps had been taken looking to the forma
tion of a sub-company; that stock had
been subscribed; that Tanner (who sat at
his desk) was secretary of the company;
that Tanner had subscribed for one share
of stock so as to be able to act as incorpo
rator; but that no money had been paid
in; that tho organization was in
lact mclioate as yet. lanncr was
absolutely the only pension office employe
interested in the "company. The patent
company and witness (who owned uine
tentns of the district rights) were to re
ceive in payment for the franchise 500.000
of stock, but the arrangements had not yet
been ratified by the patent company. The
interposition of Mr. Cooper's resolution
had stopped tho negotiations. "Witness
had withdrawn from tho field and stopped
selling state rights until he could, by the
action of a practical working plant, "&how
the worth of the patent.
Mr. Cooper said that if the commissioner
sought to show the value of the invention
ho wanted to prove that it was a fraud,
but the committee declined to go into that
Mr. Lewis introduced the following reso
lution: Whereas. General Raum has today ad
mitted before this committee that Bradley
Tanner is the owner of stock in the
Columbia Refrigerator company, for the
mirnose of introducing and establishing in
the District of Columbia the patent of the
Universal Refrigerator company: and
Whereas, The said Bradley Tanner has
been promoted in the pension office by the
said General Raum; therefore, be it
Resolved, That it is proper and com
petent for this committee to hear such
testimony as will tend to prove the char
acter of this enterprise and the value of
the stock thereof.
By a party voto the committee refused
to adopt the resolution and adjourned
AGBEED ON NOTHING.
The Committee Consents to None of the
"Washington, Sept. 15. Tho remainder
of the senate amendments to the tariff bill
were put through the ways and means
committee in short order this morning,
non-concurrence being recommended in
each case When the amendment fixing
November 1 as the day upon which goods
in bond imported should be withdrawn
was reached tho Democratic members
showed some disposition to amend the
senato amendment so as to extend the
time, but notwithstanding the ap
parent unanimity of the committee
in the opinion that there should
be au extension of the bonded
period it was decided that the result de
sired could be more speedilv reached bv
leaving the matter to the conferees than
by undertaking to adjust it in the commit
tee and house, so as in the case of the other
amendments noncurrence was noted and
the chairman was authorized to report the
bill to the house.
The committee on ruls following tid
this action, adopted Mr. McKinley "s-pecial
rule for the consideration of the bill and
amendments. In deference to the wishes
of many of the Republican members who
returned to Washington this morn in" in
answer to telegraphic calls it was decided
that the effort should be made
to take up the tariff bill immediately in
the house. This necessitated the displace
ment of the contested Virginia election
case, but it was the understanding that its
ofponcment should be aslongonlv as
was jiecesary to dispose of the tariff' bill
and that the Republican members should
be held in line to secure action upon the
Virginia election case as well as of the
South Carolina case of Miller vs. Elliott,
which it was expected could be reached
later in the day.
The question of privilece preseated bv
Mr. Enloc respecting the Kennedv speech",
may, however, interfere with this 'program
to a certain extent.'
ENTIRELY AT SEA.
COUNCILLORS DISGUISE THEIE IN
Immediate Action or Indefinite
Tostponement of the Capi
The First Bill on the Calendar for Today
Hard Work and Intense
Governor Steele Returns the First Ap
proved Bill, Providing for the Belief of
theDeetituto The Council Adopt3
he Dakota Code of Law3
and Discus3 the Sooner
& facial Dispatch to the Dally Eacle.
Guthrie, Ok., Sept. 15. The clans are
again assembled after the respite of Sun
day. Complications are constantly arising
and it is difficult to form any correct opin
ion of tho outcome. Tomorrow, tho day
set for the consideration of the capital bill,
may be fraught with much weal or woe
to the rival towns, or as many think, all
action may be postponed indefinitely.
Day and night the interested parties have
been at work using every means in their
power to accomplish their ends. The cap
ital bill is first on the calendar for tomor
row. From all reports the city will be filled
tomorrow with an influx of visitors. The
coalition seems to remain intact.
The first bill signed by the governor was
house bill No. 21 providing for the distri
bution of tho relief fund, which was re
turned to that body today.
the relief bill approved.
In the house twenty-six were present.
The minutes were read and approved.
The report of the committee on code,
recommending tho Dakota code, on mo
tion of Mr. Campbell was laid on the table
with the privilege of calling up.
The secretary referred the bill for electric
light from August 27 to September 27 i00.
It was referred back to the secretary.
Mr. Adair presented house bill Xo. 23,re
garding the custody of stock.
Mr. Long objects as it does not apply to
Beaver county. It passed second reading
and was referred to the committee on stock
Mr. Lewis introduced houso bill Xo. 29,
as to burial of soldiers and sailors and pro
Mr. Terrill If the United States paid in
greenbacks thesoldiers would have enough.
Mr. Waggoner moved rejection of the
bill; lost, 17 to S.
The committee on military presented a
council communication to council bill Xo.
ft The house amendments were not con
The governor returned council bill Xo. 1
nnd house bill Xo. 21 approved. The full
text of the bill is as follows:
Houe bill Xo. 21, an act providing for
the distribution of the money appro
priated by congress for the relief of per
sons of Oklahoma territory, rendered des
titute by the unexampled drouth of tho
present season and other donations or aid
from any source.
Bo It cnncteil by the legislative assembly ot the ter
ritory of Oklahoma
Section 1. That the secretary of the ter
ritory of Oklahoma be and he is hereby
authorized to receive from the treasury of
the L nited Suites the money appropriated
by a joint resolution of congress for the re
lief of persons in Oklahoma territory ren
dered destitute by the unexampled drouth
of the present season.approved September,
1KM) and all other donations or aid from
any source, and to execute proper vouchers
for the same.
Sec. 2. The governor shall appoint
with the advice and consent of the council,
a commission consisting of three persons,
who shall constitute a territorial "Board
of Relief." One from each of the three
political parties in the territory, whose
duty it shall be to ascertain and make a
record of all cases of destitution in the
territory; to purchase and distribute
such supplies as are necessary to afford re
lief in the same in the manner hereinaf
Sea 3. The fund so appropriated by con-
frcss, nnd other donations or aid shall le
istributed among the counties of the
Oklahoma in proportion to their respec
tive population as shown by the census
taken under the direction of the governor.
But such ratio may be changed by the ter
ritorial board herein provided for, on full
retwrts made to them by the county dis
tributing committee, which reports shall
lie based upon reiorts made to them by
the various wards, villages and townships.
It is hereby mnde the duty of said town
ship and county commissioners to so re
port on request of the territorial board of
Sec. 4. For the purpose of creating coun
ty boards in each county, the governor, by
and with the advice and consent of the
council, shall appoint three persons from
each county in Oklahoma territory, ami
no more than one of the same board shall
belong to the same iolitical party. The
governor shall be and he is hereby author
ized to remove any one or more of the
persons so appointed for any failure to
properly discharge the duties incumoent
upon them under the provisions of this
act, and by and with the advice and con
sent of the council, may All any vacancy
which may occur by such removal or
otherwise if the legislature be in session,
and if not in session the governor alone
may fill such vacancy. If shall be the
duty of each county board on the last day
of each month to make a full and com
plete report to the territorial board of all j
supplies received and distributed by them. ,
tec. 5 The resp- ctive boards created br j
the preceding section of this act. in each
county of this territory are hereby empow-1
ered to appoint three discreet persons, who ,
are resident property holders from each
wnru ot tne various ciues ana villages,
from each village, and from each conimsss
ional township or fraction thereof in Okla
homa territory, wb&3 duties shall Be as
hereinafter provkfal and shall have the
power to fill all vacancies which may oc
cur. Sec. ft The territorial board of relief
shall, from time to time as the necessities'
of the destitute people may demand and as i
the conditions of said fund will permit,
contract at the lowest possible rates for the
plain and ordinary necessities of life, which
shall consist of fionr, bcon. meal, beans j
and salt, in suitable quantities, which coo-1
tracts shall be in writing, plainly specify- '
ing the kind, grade, quantity and price of j
each reticle, ahd shall designate the place!
where said goods- are to be delivered aod j
shall be signed by at least two of the com- j
missioners above named and also by the
party contracting to supply said goods and !
shall be filed with the secretary of the ter- J
ntory and preserved in his office, subject
to inspection at ail reasonable boars.
Sec 7. The territorial board of relief
may, in like maimer contract for the per- j
chase of a proper quantity of supplies strft-1
able to the care and sustenance of the sick.
Sec.8. The goods so contracted for, shall
for Payne county, be shipped to Stillwater
and Perkins via .Guthrie or Wharton as
the county board may designate; for Lo
gan county, to Guthrie; for Oklahoma
county, to Oklakoma City and Ed
mond; for Cleveland county to Xor
man; for Canadian county, to Frisco
via El Paso; for Kingfisher county, to
Kingfisher and Hennessey; for Beaver
county, to Buffalo and Beaver; and shall
be consigned to the commissioners pro
vided for in section 4 of this act.
Sec. 9. Ihe commissioners named in
section 2 of this act shall also have the
authority to contract for and pay all
necessary freight and storage of goods at
the point of destination, provided than the
rent of houses in which to store the goods
may be paid by the secretary on the cer
tificates of the commissioners named in
section 3 of this act, and the said cer
tificates and freight receipts shall be
vouchers in the hands of the secretary for
the money so paid out.
Sec. 10. The commissioners provided
for in section 4 of this act shall receive
the goods shipped to the respective coun
ties, and shall send a receipt therefor to
the secretary and shall safely keep the
goods and deliver them to the parties
holding orders therefor as hereinafter pro
vided. But if any one of said commis
sion provided for in section 4 has good
reason to believe that any of said orders
are not in good faith, or that the holder
of said order is not a fit subject for
charity, they shall refuse to fill the same,
or if there be not goods sufficient to fill
the orders issued, they may fill them in
part only, to the end that there may be a
fair distribution of said goods.
The three persons named In their re
spective townships, villages and wards,
snail see to the condition and situation
of persons claimed to be destitute, nnd
shall give to such persons who were law
ful residents of Oklahoma on the 1st day
of August, 1MH), an order to the commis
sioners named in section 4 of this act,
for goods, which order shall show the
ward, village or township in which the one
receiving resides, and which said commis
sioner may fill as hereinbefore provided,
and on issuing these orders, children,
widows and sick persons shall always be
preferred; next in order, men who are law
ful residents, who are heads of families,
shall be preferred according to the condi
tions of their respective families. The ter
ritorial board shall issue printed instruc
tions to be distributed to the persons who
are to act in the various counties and cities
and townships as to how to proceed, and
shall preface and set out forms for orders
and on the back thereof forms to receipt
for poods. Said county commission shall
so divide said goods that each ward, village
and township shall receive its fair and just
proportion of the goods sent to the respect
Sec. 12. The commission shall keep an
accurate account of all receipts and dis
bursements and shall between the first
and second days of each month file with
the secretary of the territory a report of
the same for the next month preceding the
date of such report.
Sec 13 The secretary of the territory
shall pay out said fund upon the order of
the territorial commission hereby created
upon the presentation of any draft drawn
thereon, signed by a majority of such com
mission, and shall report monthly to the
legislative assembly how ho has disposed
of such relief fund.
Sec 14. If any member of either of said
banks shall knowingly connive at the ex
penditure of any of such money, or for the
distribution of any such supplies in any
manner other than as contemplated by the
act of the congress of the United States,
in making such appropriation, or contrary
to this act, such person shall be guilty of
a felony, nnd upon conviction thereof in
a court of competent juiTstiiction, shall
be sentenced to tho penitentiary for a
period of not less than one year nor more
than five years.
Sec. 15. Each of the officers mentioned
and described in this act shall, before they
enter upon their duties as such, take, sub
serine and file with the secretary of their
respective boards an oath of affirmation
to support the constitution of the United
States, and the law of congress made to
establish territorial form of government
for Oklahoma territory aud to faithfully
discharge the trust imposed on them un
der this act to the best of their ability and
each, or either, of the members ot the
county committee shall be authorized to
administer an oath and propound such
questions as they may deem necessary to
ascertain the worthiness of the subject
for charity, and any person or persons
swearing falsely to obtain any part of the
appropriation, or donation, or other aid,
upon conviction thereof in a court of com
petent jurisdiction shall bo sentenced to
the penitentiary for a period of not ex
ceeding one year.
This act shall take effect and be in force
from and after its passage and approval by
A. D. Daniels,
Approved: Speaker of the House.
George W. Steele,
September 13, 1S90.
Mr. Campbell moved the house insist
upon its amendments to council bill Xo. ft
A conference committee consisting of
Messrs. Campbell, Mathews and Talbot,
Adjourned until 10 a. m.
THE DAKOTA CODE ADOPTED.
The council was called to order at 2
o'clock bv Clerk Simpson. On roll call
Messrs. Harrider, Pittman nud the presi
dent were absent. The journal was read
and approved. Mr. Bixler was allied to
the chair. There was no standing com
mittees ready to report.
The report of the special committee on
code was then taken up. After some dis
cussion as to which code to adopt as a
model the Dakota code was adopted and
the report of the committee approved.
A communication from the house an
nounced that that body insisted upon its
amendments to bill No. 6.
Council concurrent resolution Xo. 3, re
questing congress to repeal the "sooner"
laws, was then taken up.
Mr Brown, of Logan, moved to adopt
that section which compelled witnesses to
attend the land office court and strike out
the remainder. Lost. The resolution was
voted on and was lost.
That section which compelled witnesses
to attend land office court was voted on
Messre. Harrider and Smelser were ap
pointed as a committee on the part of the
council to confer with like committee on
the part of the house to consider council
bill No. 0.
THE DEMOCRATIC OUTLOOK.
Major E, J. Simpson, one of the Demo
cratic wheel horses of the territory, was in
terviewed today by the Eagle correspond
ent as follows: "
"Don't you think the selection of Cleve
land county for holding of the Democratic
congressional convention was made in the
interest of candidates living in the south
ern counties V
"If so, certainly in the interest of no par
ticular person, for there are so many gen
tlemen from that section spoken of.
"Who are the prominent candidates
spoken of "
"Well, aspirants, as yon well know, sim
ply place themselves in the hands of their
mends, and many of them do a nice, qniet
business and remain in the hands, as
aforesaid. I think that Senator J. W.
Johnson, of Oklahoma City, looms up as
coospicuonsly available. He is a flae, 'ail
ronad man. an astute lawyer, a ripe de
bater and. by all odds, the most brilliant
orator in the territory. My old friend.
Colonel J W. McCoy, of Canadian couatr,
who is now engaged" as head of the cattle
statistics enumerators of the ceaso.s
bureau, with headquarters- at Wichita. H
another. McCoy's skctioo would result
in perfect organization, and a "st-maric
ngfat. Then there is J W. Lieht, of Ok-1
1 bom coantv. with whom I m not ac
quainted: bat from inquiry I nnd that he
i a bih of eonsidorable ability and strict
Over ia Kiacftsher county there is V. X.
Hobfes, ne of the organfaeri of our party
in Oklahoma, a man respected by all who
know him, an attorney of ability. Others
are spoken of, but these candidates are the
formidable ones, unless Cleveland county
should present a candidate. Backed by
such a vote he, (whoever he may be) would
be an important factor."
"The concensus of opinion of the Dem
ocrats of Guthrie seems to be that Guthrie
will not ask for the place, and I can't dis
cuss the possible candidates who may
"Who in your opinion would be the
strongest Guthrie man?"
"Well, I would not sav; but such men as
General Jameson, Judge Galloway and
Judge Wisbery would be strong men."
"I heard your name mentioned."
"By some enthusiastic friends. During
and after the campaign I made in the
Mitchell-Reynolds contest some of my
friends thought I was paving tho way for
something congressional, but I've no such
crazv quilt idea."
"Will the Democrats nominate the same
man for both the long and short term?"
"I think not. The People's party al
ready has a candidate in tne field for
delegate to congress, and the sentiment
is to nominate for only the one term and
unite on the Peoples' candidate for the
other term. This combination would
sweep the field just as surely as I think
1S92 will find a Democratic president electa
ed; of this I've no doubt."
L. Shadley was today appointed United
States denutv marshal at Osace acencv:
Amos Chapman was appointed United
States deputy marshal as Fort Supply, and
C. F. Smith deputy United States marshal
The secretary has appointed Charles
Rider justice of the peace, Canadian
county; James Etimigard, constable,
Canadian county; J. H. Starkweather, jus
tice of the peace, Oklahoma county; R. O.
Baker, constable, Oklahoma county.
NOTES AND PERSONALS.
There is a feeling against the legislature
adjourning for a longer time than neces
sary. The grand jury brought in twelve in
The United States marshal has arrested
the following persons for perjury in land
contest cises: Alexander fannth (colored)
of Guthrie, Albert E. Pickard, Jay E.
Pickard, John A. Stevens.
Philip Sunfield has been arrested for
selling liquor without a government li
cense. Tables have been provided in both
houses for the press.
It is rumored that Benjamin Eaton of
Hennessy, James Geary of Oklahoma City
and Rupe of Guthrie will be general com
missioners of the relief fund.
Colonel Thomas J. Xefsham, special
land inspector in Guthrie, who is looking
after destitution, saj's one-third of the
people of Oklahoma need help.
TOPEKA. Kan., Sept. 15. The following
new Kansas corporations were chartered
by the secretary of state:
The Leavenworth Electric Street Rail
way company, to operate from Fort Leav
enworth to the Xatioual Soldiers' home
Directors Shaw F. Xeely, John Hannon
and Robert Garret, of Leavenworth; Hen
ry L. Xewman, of St. Louis: Bernard B.
Sunny, of Chicago; William B. Knight and
Delbert J. Hoff, of Kansas City, Mo. The
capital stock is $500,000.
The Cemetery Association of Summer
field: The trustees are John J. Smiley,
James Hemphill, and I. J. Xichols, all of
The Douglass County Alliance Exchange
company, with headquarters at Lawrence:
The capital stock is $50,000, and the first
directors are E. W Melville, of Endora;
W. L. Guttle, of Sibley; Chas. A. Bowen,
of Gideon; Enos Reed, of Clearfield; J as.
Shnggs, of Mendice; William J. Evans and
L. II. Corse, of Lawrence.
The Sun Lead and Zinc Mining com
pany, of Hutchinson and Galena: Capi
tal stock, $10,000: directors, A. Oswald,
Xem Jordan, J. F. Blackburn, D. A. Boyle
and G. V. Rickseckcr.
The Caldwell Real Estate and Water
company, for irrigation and manufactur
ing purposes in the states of Kansas, Col
orado and Idaho; headquarters to be main
tained at Caldwell, Idaho, and Leaven
woi th. Kan.: The capital stock is $100,090,
and the first directors are Howard Sebree,
Montie B. Gwinn, Henry D. Blachly and
bherman M. Lollin, of Caldwell, Idaho,
and Alexander Caldwell, H. A. Caldwell
and Henry C. Fields, of Leavenworth.
WILLIAM ON LABOR
Coercion a Poor Method of Working So
BERLIN, Sept. 15. Emperor William
made an Important speech at a banquet at
Breslau Saturday night. In the course of
his remnrks he said he hoped that other
provinces would imitate Silesia in regard
to the improving of the condition of work
iugmeu. He agreed with the Liberals,
who declared that state coercion was not
the right way to oppose social democracy
and society must help itself. Social re
forms, he said, could only le introduced
by the citizens themselves. He trusted the
people would awake from their lethargy
and not leave it to the state to struggle
against perversive elements.
CONTINUAL PRACTICE OF POLYGAMY
Salt Lake, Utah. Sept. 15. The Sep
tember term of the Second district court
at Beaver has jnt closed. In sentencing
some of the prisoners convicted of unlaw
ful cohabitation, Jude Anderon re
marked, when the accused would not
promise to obey the laws in the future,
that it seemed strange that all the time
they (the Mormons) were eirculatinc ab
surd claims through the press and in con
gress that polygamy is being abandoned.
They were proclaiming it abroad that
polycamy is not being practiced in Utah,
yet there was an unusually large number
of such offenders appearing at every term
for sentence nnd they would not even
promise to obey the laws. Their preten
sions of obedience proclaimed to the world
were made in bad faith.
BOTH DUELLISTS KILLED.
Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 15. A special
from Xewbern, Hale county, Alabama,
says: A doubly fatal street duel occurred
here yesterdav afternoon between Robert
Tnrpin and fjlen Dnskin.prominent young
men of the town. They had qua relied Sat
urday afternoou, but parted with the un
derstanding that each should arm him
self and shoot on sicht. Yesterday after
noon about 4 o'clock they came together
in the center of the town, when firing be
gan. Each emptied hL revolver. Diukin
fell mortally wounded with four balls ia
his body and the last shot from his pistol
after he bad fallen to bis knees truck
Tnrpin in the forehead, killing him in
stantly. KILLED OVER A GIRL.
GRAM) Rapids, Mich., Sept. 15, As th
result of a quarrel over a young girl, on
Saturday night. Patrick O Connor is (lead,
while his mnrderer, William Eacaa,
locked up at the police station. The rivals
met on a public hizhway and a fight en
sued. Ia which O'Connor was killed.
Easan claims that O'Connor struck him
first and that he strnck back, knocking
O'Connor down. He had no intention of
SUGAR PLANTERS WANT MORE TIME.
Xkw Orleans. La.. Sept. 15 The sugar
planters' asc-ocutWQ has decided to scad a
delegation to Washington to urge npoo
eoBgrt the vital importance to the sugar
iotrastrv in Louisiana of changing the date
at which the agar tcbednle of "the new
tariff fc to go into effect. The as-ociatioo.
bokls that it is practically impossible to
market the Louisiana crop estimated to be
worth sane S.t:0,O). m season to eMsoe
the decline is price? which will eaeue upon
the adaption of the new tariff ad asfcs that
the schedule d ad take toi xtsiU Jaly L
N EXTRA SESSION.
THE PRESIDENT CONSIDERS ITS
Federal Election Law and Anti
Lottery Legislation Among
the Measures Urged.
Several Pending Bills Most be Passed at
this Session or Congress Will
Several Comity Conventions Held Throngh
ont the State Harvey Connty Repub
licans Name a Ticket The
Official Count of Arkansas'
Vote Other Politics.
Cressox Sprikgs. Pa.,SepU5. There is
every rea-on to believe that the president
is seriously considering the ndvisibilitv of
calling an extra session of congress. It is
known that several prominent Itepublicans
have advised such a course with a view to
an earlier consideration of the federal elec
tion law. Persons who have talked with
the president on the subject say that he
will certainly reconvene congros-. if car
tain pending measures in which he takes
great iuterest are not disposed of at this
session. This includes the anti-lottery
bill, the supreme court bill nud the labor
bills now in the senate nnd the postal
shipping bill now awaiting tho action of
the house. The president is known to bo
specially interested in the passage of the
election bill and would probably feel justi
fied in calling nn extra session.
JOHNSON COUNTY REPUBLICANS.
OLATHE, Kan.. Sept. 15. The Repub
licans assembled in connty convention
here Saturday and placed in nomination
the following ticket: Clerk of district
court, W. T. Pugh; county nttorney, W.
L. P. Buchey; superiuteuent of public in
struction. Miss Xannie L. Anderson: pro
bate judge. William Pettett; representa
tive, F. V. Crook; commissioner. First
district, Frank Ruttinger. As the Alli
ance people have nominated a lady for the
office of county superintendent of schools,
there will be considerablo interest in the
contest for that office, though tho main
fight will be on Ingalls aiid auti-lngulls
A PEOPLE'S COUNTY CONVENTION.
Yates Center. Kan., Sept. 15. The
People's party held a county convention
here today and nominated a full ticket
as follows: Representative, R. B. Leedy;
Srobate judge, C. F. Huckleberry; clerk of
istrict court, W. W. Cooper; county at
torney, W. P. Gregory: county superin
tendent, Miss Kate Rhea. The candidates
were required to announce their political
belief before they were nominated.
Huckleberry and Gregory were formerly
Kepublicans, the rest were Democrats.
THE VOTE IN ARKANSAS.
Little Rock. Ark.. Sept. 15. The official
majority for Plaglo (Democratic) candidate
for governor is '2l,QatS over Fizer, union
labor and Republican candidate. The
total vote in the state wna 11U.40S, of which
Eagle received 10t5.'J07 and Fizor bft.lhl. The
average Democratic majority on tho bal
ance of the state ticket is about 21.600.
HARVEY COUNTY REPUBLICANS.
Nkwtov, Kan., SepL 15. The Hepub
Iicans of Harvey county hold thuir pri
maries Saturday and placed in nomination
the following ticket: For representative,
W. E. Brown; county attorney, C. S. Bow
man; probate judge, X. C. Groom; clerk of
district court, Jos. Foitz; .superintendent
of public instruction, W. F. WilliU.
THE WEEK'S CLEARINGS.
A Good Increase Shown by Most of the
Boston, Mass., Sept. 14.-The following
table compiled from dispatcher from the
manaKers of the leading clearing Iioukos of
the Linked Suites shows the gross ex
changes for the week ending Sept. 13,
ISM), with ratos per cent of increase or de
crease, as compared with the cornwpoml
ing week in 1550:
AMMM. lac. ' Vrc
rtactaaaU .. ......
WiMKMS. Do .
irwMt WioHa ...
Ixtartaa. fir -
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HELPLESS A2TD H0PELES&
The G&fttab of a Stonn Wracked YMi
Dctiaa All Aid,
New Yobx, S. 13. Cantata Cottier,
of the stoaawhip oraasdle, which imttdmi
her pMfctagers today, report" that jeatur
dy about &&b p. m., woa XO Milan aw
of Sandy Hook, sfee f4gktd the tkr
nutoted AmerioMi 4up ChuUtmrner. Wnwdl
from Wet Hartlepool to ik port. Dan
cer signals were irtiaiia; from rry
available point oa the CaUeiigr' boanR
She wm luamaafced and her ntr" torn to
ribbon. Tb captain of ia Xanaaaott.
depiu a trrrulc gale that vr
ull Mowing. tent a boat and
errw to tb aa4Haaei of th fbal
tenfr Tlwh- frail rrafl was too
np and down like a eorfcia feU
ia the trough of to v atvl ta return
Joftniey wa qoalrr riamwrowa.
Tbetr report wan fcorrirjiaK. Tar w
id Caftfttn TaoMttMOO, vAE( '.mi"
hod reported that drg Vrnf? ''
owt oa Staahr I '- - '
had bsoa wastittl -j.ervwusi uAUuu.t
majority of the remainder ware too ill to
work the ship. Officer Marshall offered
medical assistance and food, bnt the cap
tain of tho Challenger declined, saying all
that he wanted was for the Normnndie tc
take a letter to the ship's owners and matt
the same upon their arrival in this city.
Speaking of tho affair this morning.
Third Officer Marshal, of the Normandle,
said: "The Yesel was in horrible shape
and her dismantled condition attracted my
attention, being on tho bridge at the time.
When I went tb her in the relief boat tho
captain, after telling me his mishap, de
clined all ahL I offered him every n-sstat-anco,
ern to tow him into port, but he do
The Challenger was a first-class Ameri
can three-master, 1.S00 tons burden, and
owned by Arthur Sewell&Co., of Bath,
IRON LADEN SCHOONER LOST.
Makqi'KTTK, Mich.. Stspt. 15. Tho
schooner Comrade, owned by Gilchrist, o
Cleveland, has been lost with her crow of
eiht men on Lake Superior. She parted
her tow line from the Columbia during a
west-southwest galo Saturday night, and
a two days search has failed to find any
trace of hor boat or crew. Sh una loaded
with 1.1)00 tons of iron ore from Ash
land and void valued at $33,000.
OIL RIFINERY BURNED.
Buffalo, N. Y.. Sept. 15. Fire broko
out at 0:15 this morning at Helm' oil
refinery at tha Xickle Plate traaks and
Seneca street caused by the explosion af
an oil still. The niwuws spread to n large
tar tank and several small axplodton oc
curred. District Engineers Connell nnd Henpel
were badly burned and Yard Bosk Wnikioo
and six lalxuvrs were somewhat iujured,
but uoiu f.u.tliy
T-ici ENGINEER KILLED.
CoLrvii.r, O., Supt. Ifi. Freight train
No -I. going east over tho Cincinnati &
Miwiunmtra Vulloy, wan wreaked h
Mcvds Station this morning. The engine-
was killed and tho ftrumiiu badly
TWO-YEAR-OLD CHILD KILLED.
Sprll ltopftU-a to lac Dally Bugta.
BritRTOX, Kan., Sept. 15 A little S-yaar
old child was run down by tho ennnon hull
train on the Santa Fe thin evening at 7
o'clock and killod. Th child mu Mkirt
ing its father, Mr. John EL Groshnm, who
was going after hi cows, and had not no
ticed that his lmhy was following him.
lie had eroded the railroad and the ahfld
had just climbed up on tho track when tho
cannon ball express rushed upon ft.
FOR THE WORLD'S PAIR.
A Huge Sohomo fer Elevatod Railway Out
loU from Oaioago.
New York, Snt. 15. A dijMiteh frem
Chicago to the Journal of Finance Hst
A plan of magnitude for the relief of Citf
cago by providing an improved terminal
system for the arious iiiiea of rallroailH
which run into the city, lia Imhjii unilar
consideration by a uiimber of ennteni uwl
western capitalist for some utonthi. lb
has at last materialised and will lm put
into ojHjration at a time not far dtatnnt by
a corporation bearing tho name of the Chi
cngo FJevatvd Hallway company. The re
sults required, as indicated by the namu
of tho company, are to b accomplished by
nn elevated track system. It Mill cost a
vast amount of money to carry tho fllan to
completion, but tho cngitmrrs who Imvo
studieiFVhc-qut'stion are so eonlliittrrt that
the difficulties can tie averooniu that thero
is scarcely a doubt but that early and defi
nite action will be tnkon.
Statistics presented at a recent meeting
of the Society of American Engineers show
that th number of rwrftoiia killed within
tho corporate limits of Chicago each
year by the railroads eroding rtreet and
other railway line at grade is between
four and live hundred it annum, and it
i-t alo stated that onw of the chief rathray
systems uutcriug Chicago paid during tho
laet year $15MMM) for personal iHJitrttr
caused at grade crossings. It is jtroposed
that tho cleaUd track Mm II be carried
upon an inm r stl structure tbroach
the more thickly popubtW-d part of tho
city, and brick or stone arches at prtnta
where such structures can lx usotl at hot
ler advantage, as practiced in IftlfctQeJ
phia, Jersey City, and London attd otaar
European cities. It is propoeed to con
struct the line with lOU-pound alrel raUa,
so that the heaviest enKiMsriiBiila at tfce
highest rate of speed can enter thie city
from forty to fifty inlhw por howr If deatreil
without creating the siightost iweM
venlence or interruption to tb trattia or
business of othr railroad of the city.
It is also proposed to construct in eo
nection with this elevated mil way awl
terminal system, enclosed frvixht yard s
grade and using hydraulic lifte for two
transfer of the freight oars from the ele
vated tracks to the encloaed yartLi on the
street lerel, thus preventing the laying of
any more railroad tracks hctoom or waen
streets at grade The plan is to havetfrjtt
or ten rlevatod trucks running sotttk f oei
the union station to a point where thy
diverge, one line to the sontb awl one to
tho wont, each or tnn m-ergent JiMftsearry
ig from four to six elevated track. All
preliminary plans bavs been prepared o
that the work can Wgln at an riy data
awl as it is proposed to btty every foot of
land the company will oc-npy. Is tfce
purpose of the company to bmgJs coasfcria'
tioa as aoon aa the propr city erdiaMn
are pasted, so a to nave the ctarHtod -trance
awl tortninaU ready toe bawtoefti
before the opening of the world's fair.
SWITCHMEN IN NATIONAL COWVKK
TION. IkrrrALO. N Y . Spt 15 Tho fifth
noal convention of the riwitcbwsfeV Mav
l Aid &fto-itloa of North Aiperica wa
called to ontor in Ontral Labor Uideet
hall at 2 o'clock tbi afiirooon. The exer
cUes this mora ing wrre prolttdl Iry a
street parade in wbkh about M,W mom,
emu prising lodges of switchman Mtd trutH,
IreWn. the grand lodg delegate aa! at
tentates participate! AtWr the jwun4
th delweau retired to Mnatc ball vrbors
Mayor lUbop nVllTred an adlreM ef wet
coma. GranamAatw Sweeney made a r
TO FORFEIT THE CHAJtTEJL
Ouicxeo. IIL. Hoptooiher IS A Mil t
forfeit tb charters of the Chicaaw) Om
TJzbt aod Coke eoeapaay, the raoalaa
Gas Li ati Cakm eopaoy. the Ce
senwers Gas Foal and Lijchl eoaapaaiy. Mm
CoMMiMrV company, the fiqollneea
Gas Ltxht and Foal company, of CUm,
were Afed this noon ia tbecironit enfc
clerk's oiSce by Corporation CoeUevil
HotebteMM on Leb&lf ot U cKy of China
go. as eotaplataaat. The charge U Immi
tfc7 Illegally eoanblad nader Um UOa ef
tbe Chicago Gam tra. tb" of wfcteit
vTaaiNibseqoeatlyraAOxad to tbe Cbtean
Ge compear, fur tbe orpov ef sofffananv
lag eowputtoo and creating a momm alt
with tb reanit that tb city aad ineMiidawl
ooummex wn charged axorbitaa woci
THE ACT OF A G4KL.
PTmrc. Kaa . Hapt. K-A mmjtmmt
mi pat ha mco tbe iMUe city ml Cbocafctrs -
st-rtfcd br asKkMurai w
character nie--ifBg tbe rtaitaot f
rled mm aaared A. A Rmt, a at or. ami
f "' -a-a. toiiowwa )ma
ateiy by mi ttw on h px mi mm
Vm-M-ir.' eMXbar fc Lilt Ktiaa bf tmM
itur. him with a r-rorver, hi wtdeb afee mm
ii hi if n wrfnl aJ&JMKtgb imAbcUm osl
-owml Hoot tb-a Wl tew, ami tkm
wtturr irnirteol dw. only to be -rrtvrf
bwt eva-iav by another trmwmkmml
ekmpUFT -w arrHd in tbeetty th6
Hoot, wbo w la Dea-r. OiL, had abac
biw-H XtM Fewadra. who bad knu
atayfaftgac Cmqtmk jbVoAr&, bmedoC
TBii. aftd wattiac - b flwBy bad -tired
Mbn vfimtt to tbe Hat gmmmmr
!red ?. ywd asd wtt-wd . ho .;
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