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RMTERnD AT THE PoST'OFFll It AT OcTHWtr., Oc, 19 SrCONU-CLASS MATThK.
OPPICR OP I'UBUClTlONI HARRISON AVKNOR
GUTHRIE, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER -I, 1893.
FLAMES AT OMAHA.
FIREMAN KILLED AND
8EV N INJURED.
BOYD'S THEATER QDHED BY FIRE.
Tim tVsir of Now VurU" Compiiir I.mo
Kvurjtlilnc Tliclr Iintlrn Wurilruli
l)etrnyeil I'lvo .Uilrnn Turiieit
In In One Iliiur Total I.iim
OUOtl.OIIO- riri'inen Hitil y
llnuiiorcil by Wires.
Omaha, Neb , Oct 3. From fl o'clock
till after 8 last night tha Omaha lire,
department had n campaign that
tested It to tho utmost. At .1:0 p. in.
un alarm brought the down town
companies to thu Farnum Street
theater. Mere a fierce blaze was rag
ing on the stage. During the next
hour live alarms were sent In. While
the opera house Are was ut Its height,
a second alarm called a portion of the
fighting force to Tvventy-sjvenlh and
Leavenworth streets where u huge
frame block was sending up a cloud
of lurid smoke At the theater the
battle was a notable one. The build
ing was a huge, live-story shell, the
auditorium being on the second iloor,
and above the stage the lly gallery
filled a dome thirty feet higher than
the roof of the building.
The lire started on the stage in tho
lly gallery. The stage hands were
busy setting the seeneiy for the even
ing performance of "The Waiis of
New York." A lly swung against the
gas-jet and in a second the wholo
mass of painted canvas was blazing
It burned so swiftly that there was no
time for lowering' the fit e-proof cur
tain that tut off the stage from the
Companies :i and '. were first there
am began the fight on thest.ge
They worj not permitted to remain
long there, for soon after they got to
work the roof of the dome fell and
six firemen and one b slander were
injured and one fireman was killed.
Their names are:
Deiil-AI.IMIT Jr.HOMK plpormn. No. .1
Injured -John McIIhiIik, mytilii No 2
hose, fai'o nnj licail irujlicil InJuruJ Intern il
ly m.iv ill"
Ti) Itl'K.VE, No 3 liosa luaicut an.l legs
broken , ,
Jim Downs, plpcm.ui No I licse. crutlicu
al.out client, londlt.un critical
JaMI.s Matison. llncmin No 2, leg btoltc.i.
internal Injuries coi I lion critl -ill.
J N M-orr Urlier No .' late umnod, scalp
J 11 (JAVNOIt, Internal Injurlui may die
On the outside the firemen were
hampered by the network of wires,
telegraph, telepho :o, electric light,
etc., nnd-fpiinil tfteat djtllcul.ty in. do
ing etTetllvo work.
At 8 o'clock the lire at the thcalcr
was under control, and the chief
other blaze, that at Twenty-seventh
and Leavenworth, had been extin
guished. The Waifs of New York
company loses everything but its tire
engine, lly a strange instance of fate
the steamer was the only possession
of the company that had not been
- tal.en on to th stage. All the mem
bers of tho company lose their ward
robes. T!iq theater was owned by tho
Ainerjean loan and trust company,
which, assigned, (luring ,he "summer,
jiuf.was soon nfter reorganized. It
was valued at SSMUioo and insured for
S'.iO.UMt, The loss to the qn tiers of
of New torlc company is
, 1 0) and the members of tlju coin
Iiapy loiu aimpst as inuen mote, ino
heater' was unit In 1S-1 by then
Alayor, tjliieo Governor .Itimus U
jloj.il, j,t a cost of JJiiQ.OO:). It was.
opened by the l'ay Templeton oper.i
pompany In August, ISM, the piece
The losses of tenants of tho theater
oflh cb will ren.li 50,000.
Ac;l"t lli'pn il of !-t:ito Hunk Tut.
Washington, Out. .1. Tho banking
and currency committee of thu house
will continue its present hearings this
week. To day Messrs. Lester, Wheeler
of Alabama ami Davis will appearand
present arguments in favor of meas
ures of which they ure the authors A
number of bills aro pending before
tho committee, but the arguments
will be d'ueetod mainly In support of
the proposition to repeal tlio ten per
cent tax on statu banlcs. A Djiiio
uratlo momber silys that such a bill
c,ui II t secure a favorable report
(join u "comnjlt pe; thai wliilo all
the southern members aro counted Jn
its favor, it Is known that at least
JOSCU lu ftllUU UVllUll.
I ... .....!. ...I...
KlllK.ll Sued Vli t.
Toi'KKA, Kan.. Oct 3 Secretary
M ohler of the state board of Agrl ul
Jure, wiio has been receiving letters
everyday from tlio farmois in West
ern Kappas who want seed wheat, has
mailed a ulroular lottor to these.
ainiprs In which he advised them tq
lUSlle. lor lipnisciv(j. iiu wm mi;
only thing left for them to Ho Is to
picet their county commissioners and
send some man into tho eastern part
of tho state and buy wheat at tho ex
pense of tho county if they aro not
successful in getting contributions.
Hn Difenilo.l 11 h .Mother.
Ki'K.un.A, Ind. Ter., Oct. 3,-Satur-dnv
(.veniiiL' Wi I Frances, a C eelc
light horseman, camo to Kufaula, got
drunk, went to tho Knfaula high
Fch'ool, and run nil the lady tpachors
away and struck' his 11-year-oliJ sister
in tjio bpast, ItpRcklng hqf dowu. lie
ihuu wont home and pr cced.nl to beat
his mqther.when Ills youtiifest brother
Jtppped in and bored a holp thropgl)
him ylth a 15-caUli.T Winchester Ho.
jiitiy rnciivt'i'. though ij U doubtful.
Lawhkxc, Kitii., OjL 3. Tho Iiu
dora house, tliu leading hostolry at
Kudora, was bivned at an early hour
yesterday morning. Tlio fire was
caused by a -amp exploding. Ios,
83,000; insurance. 82,00 )
All AlcliU'ui Merchant I Hi line.
Atchison, Kan., Ot 3 Herman
Jochems, a former well-known mer
chant of this city was declare I insane
in tho probate court yesterday,
llroodlngovcr business troubles was
the au c
tccrclnryMiiltli' Killni te for tlio l'lc.t
Venr Knilllitf In .Iiini", 1 11.1".
Washing rov, Oct, .1 Soeretarv
Hoke Smith has sent to tho secretary
of tho treasury his estimates for ap
propriations for the interior depart
ment for the fiscal yo .rending Juno 30,
180.1. Tho appropriations asked for ag
gregate 8170,770, 131. SS.as against SI80,
080,0:10. 44 for the current fiscal year
which Is a decrease of 83,30-f, 100 10.
Tho principal item in the estimates is
army and navy pensions, 8100,000,000,
a dec easo of .1,000,003 from the pres
ent fiscal year. For the Indian ser
vice the estimates aggregate S7.010.
.170.01, as against 87,233,010.44 for tho
current year, a decrease of 8103,010.8.".
This decrease comes principally from
the expiration of treaty obligations
The salaries of tho commissioner mid
assistant commissioner, however, have
been recommended for an inercaso of
Didn't Know It uiu l.onilrit.
Cot.UMiiiA, Mo, Oct 3. Three boys,
each about 13 years old, went out
after hickory nuts near Columbia.
They had with them a target rllle.
After playing with It for sometime
unloaded Homer Conger loaded it
unknown to tho others. Soon after
ward his companion, Klmer Uosc,
picked It up and pointing playfully at
Conger pulled the trigger. The load
buried Itself In Conger's brain, indict
ing a wound from which he will die.
I.ellcr for Orfliiliont ( cltlcr.
Washington, Oct. 3 Settlers in
Oklahoma who have boon unable, be
cause of the drouth and poor crops, to
meet the first payment on their lands.
w.U lmvQ another year in .which to
meet their obligations to tho govern-,
inent. The bill making this provision
was introduced by Itepre.sentativo
Flynn in the lower house some time
ago, and was rushed through that
body and yesterday was takcu up by
the senate and passod.
IIIuciimIiii; h I'ropmcil (.'nt In Wagm.
Omaha, Neb. Oct '4. A conference
between liQiieral Manager Dickinson
of the I'lilon Pacific and the jede.'a
lion board of employes of tha sumo
company will be held held here to
day, when llui order mado by Mr.
Dickinson in August, reducing sala
ries, will bi discussed. The proposi
tion was submitted to a popular voto
of all employes on the system the re
sult of which is said to be against tin
Cliiiiigi'a In Italtuay .Mull 'crxlcp.
Washington, Oct 1 - Postmaster
General Itissell is detei mined that the
patronage policy shall not li; exer
cise.! in the railway mail service.
Changer, in theserviee nre to Ik gov
erned by the merit system, as ho ex
pecti til record of efficiency of tho
to attain in the
near future a
tli.m ever be-
Aunln, Kl.Otmt I.l.'ilillltlct, S'l'J., 1)111.
()sci:ol.A. Mo.. OcL 3 The St. Clair
County bank went to the wall yester
day morning and in ide an assignment
in favor of A S Stewart. There was
SL",noo railroad money and S.'O, 01 of
public sell ol money in the bulk,
which will virtually close every school
in tliu county. The available assets
a e 81,000 while the liabilities will not
fall short of 225,003.
rlicrokcq Strli figure.
Washington, QeL 3 Chief Clerk
Jjacobs of the interior department,
who hai chin ge of the Cherokee strip
opening, returned yesterday. Tin
figures fqr the opening have not yet
peii itpourato.ly compiled, but an
estimate of the registration nt tho
various booths show that 115.000 per
sons applied for co tlfieates.
Kit nmi a Tuiiipernncu Union.
TornicA, Kan., Oct 3. The Kansas
State Temperance union began its
eleventh annual session In l!epre-en-tatlve
hall in this city yesterday after
noon at 3 o'clock. Less titan seventy
persons wore present, twentv-three of
them women. President Milnor an
nounced his withdrawal from active
work in tho movement
Hullni l'liprr .Mill Itriunio.
Sai.i.VA, Kan., Oct. 3. Tho largo
paper manufactory of the Sallna
Paper Mill company resumed work
yesterday, after an Idleness of Iivj
mouths, caused by stringency of tlio
times and the effect of tho last qtriko.
The mill will heneqforth bo run at Its
full capi'uity, day and night.
Will Murt for ltlo.
Washington, Oct. 3. The board of
naval officers that conducted tho final
tritl of tho Detroit have submitted
their reports ti tho secretary of tlio
navy. The Detroit will start for llio
do Janejro to-morrow morning,
whithei slio was. ordered before her
final tr'al took placo.
Twnlvo Now Ciout of Yellow .TarU.
llllUNSWK'K, Oa . OcL 3. Tivolvo
new cases of yellow fever developed
yesterday, sK white and six colored.
On SL Simon's island two cases were
reported. There aro now four cases
on Jelcyl Island. Mispicious cases are
leported from Jesup, Fun:y lHulf and
Hubert DefvnU IJ4.
Nkw Yoiik, Oct. 3. K iborts won tho
billiard match in last night's play. His
total was 1,03. j highest run, 101. Ives'
score was 513; highest run, 100. There
we're, forty-one innings and the time
of the game two hours ami twenty
'llif Arcaitlio Iti'yolu,tl(ii i;n,j.
Mrfi.fqs a,vkk8. o,ct. 3,TUq capitm
latipn Pf llohnrio has b. en followed by
tlio avrost Qf Alom, tho radical leader.
Tliu ropubllo is now thought to bo
.Ion' A. M. K. Cliurrli,
Inihanai'oi.is, Ind , Out. 3 Mis
Bourl conference A M. K Zlon church
aijourucd last night, to meet in SL
Am Iiii!lniipolU Itutik Hl-liliiiel.
Ixihanai'oi.is, Ind,. Oct. 3. The
Hank of Commerce, which suspended
tholalter part pf July, reopened yesterday
IMMENSE DAMAGE DONE BY A
PART OF THE CITY UNDER WAO.
11m IliKlrit Tlioroui;lirnr of Hie Place
A n Holm: NHvlRiitril In lloiitu tho
Vnrt Morm That ll.u Kei
Mtlteit .Mohlla Dlvittruu
Morm unit !. (if, Ufa
Moihi.k, Ala., OcL 3. A southeast
galo broke here yesterday morning
about I o'clock and kept up until 10
o'clock last nighL The wind blew
the water in from the gulf until the
river reached Itoyal street, which is
four blocks from the river and at an
elevation of about fifteen feet ft om (lie
river height There is no possible
chance for estimating the money dam
age. All the wholesale aud agricul
tural portion of the retail district of
the city is some four feet under water,
and thousands ol dol ars worth of
goods Iijvo been damaged.
The pi ot boat Ida Low has been
driven on the wharf at tlio foot of St.
Francis street Tito bay boat Hero
ine was driven on the Mobile andOMu
wharf and almost totally wrecked
The Ctescent City, another bay boat,
left Point Clear at the same lime the
Hcioiuodid antl has not since been
heard from, it is reported that three
dredges working tho channel have
been losL It is also reported here
that some fifty miles of the Louisville
and Nashville load along the coast is
under water, and that the litloxl
bridge has been swept away by the
galo Nothing has been heard from
the gait! -ners in the marshes east of
the city and the wor-t Is feared.
In this city houses have been un
rooted, trees blown down and oip
cotton warehouse has succunib.'d to
the fury of the gale. All the smoke
stacUs of all the manufacturing in
dustries have been blown down.
Street car traffic has been totally sns
pen led because of the damagfl to the
electric wire-, and last night the eltv
win in darkness. The busiest thor
oughfares In the city are being nava
gated In boa's and persons wadinj up
to their arm-pits in oriL-r to save their
It is conceded by all to be the worst
stoim that his ever visited Mobilo.
Tho southern part of the city presents
a sceno of wreckage as If it ltad been
bombarded. At 10 o'elosk last night
the storm abated anil the waters be
gan to recede.
Tim Aujutt Hurricane.
Pilll.ADKI.I'lllA, Pa, Oct. 3. At the
Maratlmc exchange yesterday, It was
stated that tho August hurricane was
the most destructive in the history of
the country. The marine under
writers value the property loss to sail
ing vessels alone at i ver 84,000,001.
Tho loss of life is p'aced at SOI
forty vessel foundered, carrying
everything to the bottom. I'lvo aro
still' mUs.ng. eighteen were abandon
ed at sea, forty-six stranded, 130
damaged and the f.to of nineteen fs
unknown. The Atlantic coas. fion
Malnu to Nortl( Carolina is in a
dungeons condition on iwcount of
I.mll.(ina Yltltnl lij- n Storm.
Xkw Oiii.kanh, La., Oct 3. Ex
governor II, C. Warmoth and, family
a,rc at tho St. Cliarki hotel. They
camo to town from their Magnolia
plantation because of the havoc
wrought by the storm on Sunday to
Reports of a serious acident have
been received from Pointe La Haclio
and vlcinltv. The steeple of the
court house and the steeple on the
Catholie church were blown down
Several houses were wrecke 1 and it is
said that four persottb were killed
Almost every plantation on tlio lower
coast has -ulTered
Wlnil Sturm IIU .Voir OrleilM.
Nkw Oiii.kans. La., Oct. 3 A very
high windstorm, amounting to almost
a cyclone, visited this city last night,
doing great damage to, tclophouo ani
telegraph wires, and causing consider
aile loss by blowing off tiles, eto
Policeman Hlii -h ltauer was struck
anil kille.l b falling bricks from an
!W.!tiiu w null-Out.
Nkw Oiii.kaxv, La , OcL 3. During
the h'gh wind and rain storm of Sun
day night and Monday morning tho
Louisville and Nashville (-iifTered tlie
most disastrous wash-outs in the his'
qry qf ihp.' road. -
I.ucUa uikI .luiit't
Keaily for 'r.
Tl'SK.VHOMA, Ind. Ter, Oct 3 The
Choctaw council convened here yester
day. All It diil was to elect ollicers
and adjourn until today. The inter
esting part of t.ie session Is likely to
come ott today or to-morrow, when
several contestc I election cases will
como up. ltoth tho Jones and Locke
parties claim the election.
' The Looke party Is here in full
force and will contend for Its rights.
As the two houses now stand tho
Jones party has a majority 1 1 bath
houses Captain (iulluioarrUe I frjin
Antlers with his soldiers and will rs
maln until the council got, settled.
)lu U It or i'rufe.Mur Cnylor.l.
I'i.attk CTV. Mo. Ov'L 3, l'rofessor
V. 0. Oaylord, founder Ql the Daugh
ters eolloL'o. die I yesterday after a
Uttiti ttulo rlr Opeiird.
Toi'KKA. Kax , OjL 3 -Tho Kansas
state fair opened yesterday, with a
The law requiring railroads to pro
vide separate coaches for white and
coloied passengers went Into effect In
Kentucky Monday Colored people of
the state will make a vigorous fight
uga a t tl m th our is.
THE PUDLIC DEBT.
An Inrreaio I Slunrn In the September
Washington. Oct 3. -The public
debt statement Issued yesterday shows
the net Increase of the publie debt
less cash In the treasury during tho
month of Scptomber to have been
8534,703. The Interest blaring debt
increased S150, the debt on which in
terest has ceased sinco maturity de
creased 800,770, and tho debt
bearing no Interest increased 8487,130.
There waB a reduction of E40i,277 in
tho cash balance in tho treasury. The
interest bearing debt Is SJH5,037,7I0,
the debt on which Interest lrs ceased
since maturity tl.'Jsl.TTJ and the debt
bearing no Interest 8374,304,201, a to
tal debt of 8901,330,77.1. The cot till
cates and treasury notes off-set by an
eiltial amount of cash in tho treasury
amount to 8570,22.'i,30:i. an increase
during the month of Sl.0t0.-l3J. The
gold reserve stands at 893,532, 172 and
the net cash balance at Sla.293,401, the
total cash balance in tfie treasury
September 30 being 810I.S7V0I3
against SK7.2S3,010 on August 31.
(luri nt tlio AYorlil' I'ulr.
Ni:w Yoiik, Oct 3. One of Carriuo
(Jar.a's latest an 1 most dating e.-
f loits, it Is said, is his visit to Chicago,
where under assumed mines ho and
his lieutenant, (leneral Kulz Sandoval, j
spent tho cailv part of August and
lived in no less conspicuous a place
than the Palmer house While Mex
ican and American troops were seek
ing the possible hiding place of the
"revolutionist" lie was enjoying the
x position to his heart's co .tent
'I lie I'rotlilent to do In t lie ((Hi nil. v.
Washington, Oat. 3. Although, the
time has not been definitely fixed, it
is understood that within a few davs
the president and Mrs. Cleveland will
remove "lo their counliv home on
Woodley Lane toad In the suburbs of
the city Preparations have been in
progress there to iceeive them. '1 lie
president and his wife look forwaul
with much pleasure to spending th-'
autumn days In the house.
Mitrrliii. T. muMo In Aiutrli.
VlKNN. (K'L .1 There is little
doubt that the whole cabinet will io
sign If the royal sanction to the civil
marriage bill is withheld. This would
lead to enormous dilllcultlci. The
empeior wishes to change some of the
provisions in the bill which aro likely
lo lead to friction b-'twooii tlio civil
and clerical ulllauls at mariiage. .
The Iron (Ire Tru.t'i Ne-.r lle.il.
Kno.wii.i.i:, Ten ii . Oct 3. It Is re
ported hero that the IL'ssomer ore
trust has secured control of the Mag
netic property at Cranberry. N. C.
The pi Ice Is said to bt! 9!,O0",UO0.
The llreckinridge-Pollard ease has
been placed on tln trial calendar for
the October t-jrin.
Switchinen and freight bral.emen on
the Ohio Valley Division nT the New
port News and MNsissir pi Valley have
struck aga list reduced wages.
Policeman Timothy O'llrlen of tlio
Chicago, Milwaukee and St Paul
force, was shot an I killed by a tramp
at Mason City, Iowa.
The postmaster at (iordoii, Neb ,
was he d tin and robbed of two mail
sacks leceived from an incoming mail
Tlo robbers lied on liorscluck.
At Charleroi, France, an additional
4,000 men struck work making a total
ot 10,000 men who nie now out on
strike; there was no disurder.
At (Jliisgow, Ky.. Deputy Marha,l
Collins and Clem Depp engaged in a
s.ticc,t duel, wi'tcl) ended in tlio serious
and perhaps fatal wounding of Depp
Albert II, Shepporson. an authority,
makes a careful oitlmate of thU year's
yield of cotton at O.SJO.OU bale,, 4JJ,-
doj more than last year.
Tho Northern Iowa M. K conference
adopted resolutions vigorously de
nouncing the old political parties for
avoiding prohibition as an issue.
(crman milltaty authorities pro
pose to withdraw all military attaches
from France, so as V force France to
withdraw similar attache from tha
nations of tho Dreibiiud.
The members o tho house commit
tee on public buildings and grounds
say that the understanding tat tle
senate i onimiUce vyiil'iiot report nny
pllblic b,lildin,gs Viiils, to this congiess.
Poipemau J. S. Hall of New York,
was shot and seriously wounded in
the lung Monday morning by Police
man llroderick, of the same prciuct,
in n tussle between the patrolmen.
The nailois at the big Laugliliu
mill at Martin's Ferry, O , resumed
work Monday morning at 15 per cent
reduction. The boys; numberinysoo,
struck against the 8 per ceit redic
tipn,, and, tho mill is uo,y td,e nyuin.
In 120 injllj, Hbout one-sixth of the
tfttill uuiuuor of textile mills In Phila
delphia, out; of n total of nearly 30.000
normally employed, only a fow more
than 0,001 are at work. Counting the
average weekly earnings per in in at
87. makes a total loss of pay to the
employes of S10."i,00l every week.
Secretary Charles 11 Muriiiy. at the
annual meeting of the Pork Packers
and Provl ion I) -alers' association of
Cincinnati, In his official , rerpri yiU
that the indications are tlia.t tho total
Wester Peeking for tho year ending
October M xv 1 1 1 bo eight per cent be
low tho average of the last ten years
The Usuc of standard silver dollars
from the mints and treasury officers
for the week ending heptembj 30,
1803. was S5M.001; for the cori'asp.jnd
ing period, of 1802. S3j.J. Thosrdp
ment of frtictinnql silver eqlp,s for the
month ut SeptomlK-r, wn, was3S,-
4!17i for the corrcapqndinif period of
Moiislgoor SfttolU lm Qtllcla'.ly
htntcil tltat Archbishop Konrlok of St
Louis has not been dopjsu.l. ThU
ntntcincnt is mado with reference to
tho eu lestastical status of the arch
bishop. The appointment of Arch
bishop Kann as coadjutor has been
made with the consent of ArchbUhop
IlulTalo. N. Y.. has offered fifty
acre-of land in the pretties, portion
of the outer city and a cash bonu-iof
83.1,000, and. It Is understood, nearly
S20.000 additional in cash uud ma U-rlal
for the location of the co-nincr. ial
travele s' home. Tho decisl .n will
not be know'i until the siter.. n i itt- c
ra ts u yr u e next vs tk
SENATORS WARM UP
Mil. SHEHMAN USES VIGOnOUS
CALLS SENATOR WHITE TO TIME.
ll ll,il,nU m,mI WiiMhlinrn AUn llnve
a 'I lit 1 lie llul, it,. m, tl, Itti'itlntia
llltl III til, IIH141 - t'l'-Hlilent
('Iriil.lllil Will Not 1. 1. ten In
Any l',uiitrit,ilM, 'lulk
VniiiMnov, ()(.l ,t --Tlio snnntis
) esterikty ctitered r'iJi Hie ninth
week of thu rxlia session with luiely
a srore of seuatois prciutiil. After .i
little lie ay. one itioie than n quorum
was seciirtsl -forty-four senators u--sponding
when the toll wits called,
and the senate proceeded with routine
Mr. Sherman called attention lo a
misstatement in the recent speech of
Senator White ot California, limiting
from the Hankers' Magazine of August,
ls73, as to the coinage act of 1S71.
There was no such statement in tho
Itanker's Magazine, he said, and the
wholo statement Mis a manufactured
lie from beginning to end. it was
worse than a forgery an absolute
fabrication branded with the brand of
infamy lie did not bl.uue the senator
from California, because the alleged
aiticle from the rfttijfffeiuc had fre
quently been quoteu by others.
Mr. White said lie hnd taken tho ex
tract from a work written by a very
prominent Republican and had not
himself examiiiod tho Hankers' maga
zine. If the o.xtruct wits not correct
he would omit it from the later edi
tion of his speech,
The silver h nil n so repeal bill was
then taken up and Mr Dubois of Ida
ho, rising to n personal statement, de
nied the remark of Mr. (Sorinnu of
Maryland, that tho resolution intro
duced by Mr. Dubois to defer the con
silient ion of financial legislation un
til tliu senatorial vacancies from the
slates of Washington, Montana and
Wyoming sliou d bo filled, was offered
for tho purpose of consuming time.
Mr. Washburn of Miuneso a sup
posed the object of the resolution was
to show that the opponents of repeal
wero being taken at an unfair advan
tage. He won d therefore stito tho
facts and allow I he senate to reach its
own conclusion. Of tho states in
question two were not silver producing
states, an I those two stites were rep
resell to I by two senators who did not
favor tin repeal of the Sherman law
lie referred to Washington and Wyo
"I would like the senator from Min
nesota,' said Mr. Duboi-, "to state by
whose authority he makes that asser
"lly the authority of tln sonator
themselves " said Mr. Washburn
"I imagine those senatoiH will re
sent that Imputation" said Mr
)tlbois. ' I state that tho senatots
roin Washington (Squire) and Wyom
ing (Caru.O are not for tlj uncondi
tional rctc.il of the Sherman law.
The senator from Washington lias
o lie red an amendment in the iiitetest,
'The senator of Washington (Squire)
told me," Mr. Washburn declared, "that
ie would V"'e for tli? unconditional
Vppeal of the purchasing clause of the
Sherni in act."
This closed the incident and Mr.
Kyle of South Dakota addressed the
senate in opposition to tli" repeal bill.
After Mr. Kyle had been speaking
about an hour and a Irilf Ins col
league, Mr. Petligrew, suggested the
absence of a qtiortt n. Thereupon tho
roll was called, a quorum appeared
and Mr Kyle proceeded. He read his
speech from mantis -ript in ait almost
inaudible voice and. until the roll was
called, scarcely a doeu senators were
present during its delivery.
McMillan of Michigan a"nd l.VdpU (
Oregon followed in fivor (f repeal,
Un'y "in' 1 1 u ml i ril MrmliiTi Promt
Mr. lHimnoro .nsmr yv. (rniiior.
Washington, Oct . The fceeonil
week oT tho ill bate on the bill to re
peal the nation. il election law.-. wa
ushered hi qtiletlv in the house ye.
terilny. le s than IUU member heinjj
on the lloor Mr Dininipro. now Doin
pernlic uieuiber fiom ,rlc!iusu, opened
in n,(vo,e.-t;y af tho hill. Hu referred
U Vh thvcU of ilr (Irosvenorof Ohio
that If this bill wero pussuil tho lie
ptiblienns iniht withdraw their itid
from the administration in Its battle
or the repeal of thu Sherman law and
kald: "There are some of us on this
aide for whom that threat has no ter
rors. Although tho Sherman law is n
coward y makeshift, u poor mean law,
it presents th only hopo o,f those who
believe in tho cont uuntiDo of silver
Mr. Ifciion of Alubiinia followed In
?UPPWl of tlio ineasure. Iiu is one of
ho promising new uiemberi from the
South, lie Kranhleally deserlbed the
conditions in his section ot tlio coun
try following tho war, when, ho said,
with cluuUiiig sabers, inillturv iatraps
dragged judges from ;v loiiehe
and iidminlstorod olvil tustiee. Theso
citizen lftw' wero followed with the
purpose, of humiliating tho South and
forcing her to her knows. In spoaklng
of tho war tUolf, hn doclurcd with
emphasis thot ho hud poronncd his
tint its n Confedoruto soldier and was
proud of It, "1 bellavo.l I was rigiit,"
kald hi, "and uiider similar clrcum
fcttnees 1 wou'd do It uguln. Oh, you
didn't will us," ho added, in replv to
a suggestion from Mr l.acey of Iowa,
that thev would be forcvil back Into
line again "Yon didn't whip us; wo
wore oiirselveu out trying to whip
Mr. Cooper of Florida next spoke In
favor of the bill.-nnd was followed by
Champ Clark of Missouri In a vigorous
speech in support of the bill.
Governor MacCorkle of West Vlr
f'iiihi Is belli'' soverulv iriticised by
the Democratic press of that state for
unnoar'ng before the wafc and means.
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