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IT'S A LEAD BILL.
Probably Fatal Blow at the
KGUS SIT ASIDE US THE SENATE.
til KrpuMlcaaa Tote with the temo
erata on a Motion to Drop the Cloture
Oeb.t. .nd Take lp the Apportion-BIH-The
More a Sorpri and
Valekly Contaminated-Great Joy f
the H.m Dmoriey-The Fair and
he "Toree" Hill.
Washington Cur. Jan. 27.-When the
teoatemet at noon yesterday Morgao re
maned the floor and continued his argu
ment Jo opposition to the proponed rule
nd to the force bill, claiming that both
measures were designed mainly for the
drancement of Harrison's chances of
election. The people, he declared, had re
pad Sated the Republican party at the
polls, and the president and Lis friends
well knowing that they were about to be
wept from power, now sought to main
tain themselves in the face of popular op
position by a measure which would work
-nealcuUble injury to the south, and re
rive sectional animosities that had been
twarly healed by the process of time, and
would soon be forgotten if the per.ple of
that section were permitted to rnannge
ther own affairs as were those of the
Morgan fieta Through.
Id con-lusion Morgan said the election
bill was conceived by partisans who placed
prty above country, and were as,isted in
their iufanious work by a man who for
lears had done more than any other per
wi to interfere with fair elections in the
north "the tnao," said Morgan, "who de
prived 2,X citizens of their ballots at the
last election in New York city, and sub
sequently found cause for action in less
than a down cases." This, of course, re
ferred to John L Davenport
Wolcott Spring a Surprise.
At this point Morgan yielded the floor
to Wolcott of Colorado, who moved that
the senate proceed to the consideration of
the apportionment bill and was seconded
by Stewart of Nevada. Had the ceiling of
the senate chamber fallen Hoar, Edmunds,
Aldrich and others could not have been
more surprised. They norm recov
ered, however, and Hoar appealed
to bis colleagues to continue con
deration of the cloture rule, saying that
if Wolcott's motion were adopted both the
til and the elections bill would be placed
flr-yond the reach of the senate during the
remainder of the session, as the apportion
ment measure and the appropriation bills
wonld consume the brief time remaining
before the 4th of March. Edmunds also
poke briefly against the proposal to take
p the apportionment bilL
Alilrirh's Vehement Appeal.
AMrich. flushed with excitement, vehe
mently implored the Republicans not to
at alt ify themselves by voting to consider
Reapportionment bill before the pending
measures were passed. Much time had
been consumed in their discussion and
they ought not to be laid aside without
final action. To take up the apportion
ment bill at this juncture, be said, wonld
b an admission that the party which had
(reed the slave and placed the ballot in his
bands would no longer insist as it had
done for twenty years upon fair elections
in the south. True, those elections had
been conducted in defiance of law, but
with the elections bill upon the statute
book there would be an end to fraud at
the polls, and the ballot of every man, be
be whiteor black, would for the first time
be counted as it was cast.
The Second Successful Conp.
After further remarks the vote was taken
n Wolcott's motion to take up the appor
tionment bill, and it was carried, thirty
five senators voting for it and thirty four
a-zainst. Cameron, Jones of Nevada,
Washburue and Stewart. Teller and Wol
cott vot-d with the Democrats in the af
firma'ive. Ingalls, who had been counted
upon by Hoar to stand by the election bill,
was paired against it with Sanders. As the
hist name a- called terriGc cheers burst
forth from the Democrats and their Repub
bcanallips. For the second time Republican
senators had shelved the election bill.
The t ill Probably Iead.
Morton, tremliliritf with emotion, pound
ed with his ivory avel in a vuin attempt !
tt restore order, but the cheers continued.
"Shame!" cried Hoar, whose face was livid
-with raire and disappointment. Edmunds
grinned siir loniciilly, but gave no other
ign. When order was finally restored
the vice president announced the r.-su!t;
there whs a little more cheering, and the
elections bill probably slept the hleep
Tint knows no wakinc The apportion
ment bill was then taken up and read, and
the senate adjourned.
House llrmnrrata Kntliusiastin.
The news of the se'nate's action was
received in the house with cheers,
which Sicker Reed could not
oppress. Tilt; Democrats rose in their
aeate and cheered as they had not
cheered before for many a day. The house
had been considering the navy appropria
tion bill, the yeas and nays bad been or
dered and the vote was in progress when
Heard and Mansur of Missouri entered
the chamber and whisjered to their col
leagues. Then Rogers of Arkansas, inter
rupting the call of names, announced that
the force hill had been defeated in the sen
ate, and by common impulse the Demo
crats gave vent to their joy in cheers and
shouts that made the copper roof of the
Capitol dome rattle.
How the Job Was Put I'p.
Yesterday's move in the senate was de
cided upon at a meeting of the Democrats
nd their Republican allies beld Sunday
afternoon at the house of Senator Harris.
For a long time it has been in contempla
tion, but until yesterday it had not been
certain that there would he the necessary
number of votes to make the move
ment successful. Action was de
toyed only by the lack of one more
vote which could be surely rt lied upon.
That one Tote was supplied by Cameron.
He has beeu opposed to the force bill and
the cloture rule all the time, but on the
advice of some of his Democratic friends
nos been voting with his party until after
the time when his re-election was assured.
That detail having been atteuded to the
opponents of the force bill were ready to
80UTHERN BOYCOTT OF THE FAIR,
How It I Explained by Members from
VaSHlSGTOS Citt, Jan. 'SI. The unex
pected entanglement of the fate of the
Chicago World's fair with the fate of the
"force" bill bas made a good deal of an im
pression on some of those who are most
lesions in trying to pass the bill. South
ern members say that so far the feeling in
the south which has led to the refusal of
atate legislatures to make appropriations'
for exhibits at Chicago U due entirely to
business considerations. "In mv state,"
said McMillin of Tennessee, "we bare just
got our finances into such shape that we
can meet the interest on our bonds and pay
current expenses as they fall due, Nowifthe
legislature should make an appropriation
of tKO.OOO or 200,000 for an exhibit at
Chicago, it would be a considerable strain
upon the treasury, and naturally the peo
ple would only consent to it on condition
that the state would derive benefit from
the expenditure. Our people feel that if
the force bill passes a state of affairs must
result that would render vain any at
tempt they might make to at
tract capital or immigration from the
north or from Europe. So, instead of
throwing their money away in an exhibit
at Chicago, they will keep it in the
JJorthera Democrats In Sympathy.
The unanimity of the southern repre
sentatives finds an echo among the north
ern Democrats. Bynum of Indiana, re
ferring to the action of the southern peo
ple, said that he was heartily in sympathy
fcith the south in the n atter, and wonld,
If a member of a southern delegation, vote
against an appropriation for the fair. By
num said further tta" he reflected the sen
timent of northern D - itinera ts. and tat
be upheld everything that had thus far
been done. The stntenv-nT i mnr tKat
northern Democratic l-i-lntures would
eooa fa'.l ia
that if all the stntes o rn.t r.irlirinBtait
would not be jjs-i:;e Jor the fair to be a
national success, an. i therefore it would
be extravagant ani unji.-v..ary to appro
priate money for eu:i.:;. Twenty-five
southern men v..t.d r.r iiica-o as the
place for holdinu' she fair. These are
among the congressmen w ho. in case the
forte bill passes, wontd oppose nnr ap
propriation for t.-,e f-sir. i;..t only in 'their
state legislatures, ti lt iu the next con
gress. HAVOC WITH THE WIRES.
New York City Shot in by Snow Tele
graph Line. Down.
New York, Jan. 27. This city was vis
ited Sunday by the most terrible storm
that has been known in the east since 1SSS.
From six to niue inches of heavy wet
snow fell, which proved to be exceedingly
destructive to electric wires, which broke
in all directions under the enormous
pressure. All busings was at a standstill,
and traffic was completely blockaded.
The circuits connecting the police and fire
departments were generally broken, and
ail telephone service was more or less dis
arranged. The telegraphic service was so
badly wrecked that the city was practical
ly cut off from the rest of the country.
Some Details of the Iluin.
Never before have the telegraph and
telephone companies experienced such
complete and absolute havoc. An i lea of
what wrecking of lines was done may 1
gathered from the fact that out of i.rioo
running out of this city the Western
Union had but three wires work
ins yesterday afternoon. The Pos
tal Telegraph company actually had not
one wire working from the city, while the
Metropolitan Telegraph and Telephone
company roughly estimate that 2.50U of its
wh-es are laid low. The total damage to
the companies mentioned which result
from this condition of affairs is estimated
at ?.t00,O00. Two weeks of unceasing ef
fort will be required to get the wires back
into the condition which existed before the
The Bulls and Hear Paralyzed.
The Western Union wires which run
through New Jersey are piM into smafl
heaps on the Jersey flats. Yesterday aft
ernoon the Western Union had one trunk
line working to Chicago, one to Buffalo,
and another to Albany. The effects of
the storm were very appreciably felt in
Wall street. The destruction of telegraph
wires robbed brokers of whatever outside
orders they may have had, leaving the
stock business iu even a more discourag
ing state than it has been recentlv.
The Latest Excuse for Murder.
riTTSRCRfc, Pa., Jan. ST. The shooting
of Mrs. W. J. Faulk by her husband Fri
day in a fit of religious enthusiasm has re
sulted in a warrant being issued for George
T - rr , . . . . '
rk.ua uu as an accessory uerore tne lact.
Faulk declared that his religious insanity
was inspired by the hypnotic influence of
Knauff, who claimed to be another Mes
siah, and ordered him to kill his wife.
This Faulk did, and officers began a search
for KnautT, who was found and proves to
lie a harmless old man, who savs Faulk's
story is wholly false.
I our Victim of the Locomotive.
I'lTT.sr.rw;, IV, Jan. 27. A special to
The Times from Johnstown, Pa., says: A
telegram from Gallitziu says two un
known men were struck by a train Satur
day night and instantly killed. O. L.
Siiorts. a Pennsylvania railroad brake
man was struck by a passenger train at
East Conemaugh Sunday and instantly
killed. An unknown man employed by
Drown Bros., contractors, at King's Sta
tion, was struck by a train Sunday and
The Ilohber Caused Her Death.
Minneapolis, Minn., Jan. 27. Mrs.
Mary McCormick, of WJ1 Third street
north, was found dead in her bed Sunday.
Sometime Saturday Jhe lady had met
with a heavy loss by being robbed on a
crowded s'.reet car of a pocketbook con
taining $."9 in cash and a note for $105,
and, as she had been a sufferer from heart
disease, it is supposed that the worry con
sequent upon this loss was the cause of
His Body Cut in Half.
Omaha, Neb., Jan. 27. A special from
Crawford, Neb., says: John Schemmers
horn, a young man belonging to Companv
G, Seventeenth infantry, garrisoned at
Fort Russell, Wyoming, was killed by the
tars at this place Sunday night. His body
was cut entirely in two pieces.
The Change Look Signilicaut.
San Francisco, Jan. 27. The revenue
cutter Bear is being fitted out for sea
hre. The spar decks re being strength
ened and port -holes cut aud guu carriages
put down for two long four-inch rifles.
The changes are comuieuted on as signifi
cant. Death of an Ohio Kill tor.
ZANESYILLE, O., Jan. 27. Thomas J.
Newman, for twenty-two years editor, and
owner of the controlling interest, of The
Daily Courier of this city, died at his resi
dence yesterday afternoon of Bright's dis
ease. He was 59 years old.
Murdered HU Aged Father.
Boston, Jan. 27. During a drunken
row John Kelly shot his father, an old
man of 70, through the head, killing him
HILL NOT SHELVED.
His Senatorship a Step to the
SO SAT. ONE OF ELS ADMIRERS.
Speaker frheehan, of the New York As
sembly. Talk Polities I nulls' Show
for Any thing; at Topeka Seem a Bar
ren Ideality The Grangers Will Beat
Him at All Hazards Nine Ballots foi
Senator at the Capital of Illinois
Bcffalo, N. Y., Jan. 27. Speaker Will
iam F. Shteban has been spending the
past two d ys with his constituency in
Buffalo. Referring to the current talk
that Govenor Hill has spoiled his chances
for nomination to the presidency by ac
cepting the senatorship, Sheehan said to
a reporter that he thought the situation
was just the other way; that the governor
lad made a masterly political stroke in
bending to the will of his party, which
was almost unanimous in favor of the
governor taking the senatorship. In fact,
Sheehaa said, if Governor Hill had taken
the opposits course it might have rent
the party as inder. The senatorship was
rather a "su pping stone" than a "bhelr
ing" his presidential chances are more
potent and insistent than ever.
His Army ot Workers.
"Governor Hill," said Sheehan, "has
built up a strong party organization
through and by means of his great general
ship. He his a larger army of workers
and friends behind him than had any
leader since Tilden and they will never
desert him when he enters the sphere of
federal politi As to Dana's idea that
Hill must resign the governorship March
4 next, Sheehan said that was only Dana's
opinion. Hill should not resign before
December, when congress conveues. Re
ferring to the presidential candidaev again
Sheehan said it might be either Hill or
Cleveland, but it would be the one who
could carry New York.
TOOK N INE MORE BALLOTS.
The Illinois Legislators too Their bally
SpnrvGFiELl-, Ills., Jan. 27. There was
a full attendance on the joint session of
the legislature yesterday, even Adams be
ing in his seat The monotony of voting
for a United S ates senator was promptly
begun and for nine successive votes the
figures were Palmer, 101; Oglesby,
100; Streeter, 3. There was the usuai
batch of rnmcrs flying about, and they
took the form of assertions that Streeter
was to be wit hdrawn in favor of C. .
Stelle, and that Oglesby was to le with
drawn in favor of some unknown. Ex
Governor Ogh sby arrived in town, and
his coming started the rumors afresh.
A Joke on the Iemorrats.
When the roll was in process of being
called on the tLirty-first ballot Taubeneck
as his name was called arose, and in a
sonorous voice said 'Palmer. Both the
leading parties were struck dumb for a
moment, and then the Democrats cheered.
But after the roil had been called it was
found that Rowand. Democrat, had not
voted. His name was called again, and
he changed the face of things by voting
for Streeter. Republicans changed from
amazement to relief while the Democrats
felt somewhat less happy. It was ex
plained that the two men had put up a
little job for the fun there w; s in it.
Routine Work in Both Houses.
Speingheld, Ills., Jan. 27. Bill were
introduced in the senate vesrerday: To
red uce stock- ysrd charges 40 per cent.;
the revenue con-mission's revenue bill of
I,; appropriating $4), 000 for an insane
hospital in the northwestern part of the
state; to repeal the Merritt conspiracy law.
The house adopted re-solutions setting
ajiart Feb. 5 for r he receiving of sugges
tions from county lioards, etc., as to need
ful legislation, and requesting the secre
tary of state to itform the house fully as
to the number, etc., of corporations iu the
state. A bill wa., introduced to prohibit
tbecharze of an admis-iou fee by any
SWORN TO UNSEAT INGALLS.
The Kansas Alliance Is Rent on Retir
ing the Senior Senator.
Topeka, Kan., Jan. C7. Last night
ninety-four men i n caucus took a solemn
obligation to unse it Ingalls at all hazards.
The Alliance crmmittee yesterday re
ported the unseat ng of two Republican
members, and iiinety-eight legislators
voted to adopt the report. There were sev
eral of the Alliano; legislators absent, but
the Democrats voted with them. All the
opposition develop d was twenty-one votes.
The attempt to cisrupt the caucus by
flooding the legislature with Grand Army
petitions and crov.-ding the streets with
Grand Army men has failed. The tactics
were altandoued, .ind nine out of ten of
Senator Ingalls' friends were willing to
a lmii that his last hold was gone.
Another Hope Itlasted.
It was rumored that tweuty-oae men,
who had pledged themselves to P. P. El
der, speaker of the house, would not go
into the Alliance caucus, and attain hope
was kindled in the breast of the senior
Kansas senator, but at nightfall Elder
was th? first man who attempted to enter
the Alliance caucus rooms. He was not
permitted to remain, however, because he
was a candidate, but his twenty friends
were more fortunate. R. W. Hurt, rep
resentative from Secgwick county, and a
senatorial candidate, was also refused ad
mittance. The first ballot showed Elder,
J. F. Willits and J tdge Peffer to be the
leading candidates, i nd it is believed that
one of these three will be the nominee.
Peffer iets the Nomination.
Later. Judge W. A. Peffer, editor of
The KHnsas Farmer, was nominated to
succeed Senator Ingills by the Alliance
caucus, which adjourned at 1 o'clock this
morning. Every me nber pledged himself
to stand by the caucus nominee, and be
will be elected. On the nineteenth and
last ballot the rote stood Peffer M. Elder
'JO. Every Alliance member was present.
New York's Threat to Congress.
Albany, N. Y.. Ja:i. 27. Iu the assem
bly Inst evening Cor nelly, of New York,
offered a resolution protesting against the
passage of the federal elections bill, declar
ing it to la; unconstitutional. Sohmer
then offered a similar resolution, but to
the effect that if cuug:ess did not cease at
tempts to pass the lor bill the legislature
would refuse to grant an appropriation
for New York's exhibit ut tuo World's
Still Ballntiiu; at Pierre.
Pierre, S. D., Jan. :r7.-Tbe last ballot
for United States sen iter yesterday bad
the following result: Moody, 71; Tripp, 23;
Harden, 26; Crose, 15; balance scattering.
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