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EXQUGH OF SILVER.
The Pres:dant Ready to Veto
WEAT HE SAID 70 A KJifCX VAT
"J ass ! Opposition FlPrrd to
Any ranker Mnnm of tke Ktod,
tke Reasons Tkerefoj-Stiver Mea.
rKr"ir Tk Saj EoaBH
tke Uhtr Bill ky O.e Majority
deot f ike Ho Iefci Two w
WA5HIXGTOX. Cm- Feb M President
Harrison k-ss ce more matle a pnbSc ut
tfTDC? to hs position i;Lre.rard tothe
elver qet ion. A gentleman frwn Bos
ton who eIlvd upon Lias y?st.rI.y aa
Ibority It r t:- statement that during the
XOTWjvw-iva wuch he h-ki with the pres
: lent the lvtr indicated very strongly
that fee wa r-ady to vto tar legislation
which b.v'k: com to him which would
tnd to d.tarb the present basis of
Saaoeca. "n president said tint h di-i
ao wai t --r.gres.4 to p-s a ?rv coinage
bill, a b;:; to buy the surplus stiver ca
the mark!, or to increase t j amount of
silver to i- tonght by the secretary of the
treasury above that req-ired by the pres
-No X-reessity for Legi-latioo-
He was very emphatic fa hi declaration
? opposition to these rca-u m and Le
gave as hi r-
"'-a that the f-usiaes of the
country w., 13 a very good condition at
the pix-sent :in;e, and Cat tlerefjrc there
was co exi-t.tj Leces-ity for any legisla
tion oa tie rulject. lie a'.rr.itted that at
the clove ' Ut year thf-r? ttsj po-iby
some c-i. '.: r ariRvio-, bit tl?.t cri
sis Lad ,n. safely pvdt sr. I it w-.rila be
unwise to er.s?t Ivsr which would tend to
upset tl rre-nt fe-rliog of s-curltv. Iie
iides, Le ar.-el. the existing Uw La not
yet btec; ja f ;crat:oa f-:r a yer, ia-i s:
will be j.r--rr to tU 5-ct tht it wiU
tr, aLJf.vita opjx4ua:ty to coer
ce before 3tkk5g new Jeeislitioa.
Mm is the MinoritT.
men of C!njrrv. are ia de-
fnr. T'-ov now errw-t the co nge -oi-Eiittee
w.i i-;;rt the LCL lt hive little
hope of jwi.uit it. On of tee prosj
iaent and weil itforaae.1 of th silver coa
gTmea is.ie tht- ?terr.e-.t j-e-triay:
"V e haT rr;a.le another ton of cocs
d End c-r-wlw iathe tainorlty. There
are froc tvtaty to twenty five liismts
Ci the h i-e w.i; tot vote for free co; tare-,
ad about tre&ise naaober of Ref,ublic
a wh-. vose for it. Thl- k-ave us
twenty o: :;.ore vote short ofaa;a-.r-
CH.3 S PLAY IS THE HCJSE-
A Kirfiii-a. X-ee Utre-n Kecuphili
Wa5-h . ton C":tt. Feb. Yesterday
ws the rr-ular day in the hou.e to coa
siier DiTr:.t bills, bnt CacEoa mcved to
50 into ccs-.rr.it:oa the stmdry ciril bilL
This catLsi debate, and Aadersoa saii
that bills of the claas now brought in by
the committee on the District of Colansbia
were nnifortni'y defeated ia the kone.
Hemphi.l of Scuth Caro!:ca A gentle
Kan who rcaVes sxch a statetaent as that
ioes not ktcw what he is talking aboit
AudersoE I do kaow what I am talking
Hemplii:": I thouht yo-. had soma
Tbeu both pfn'.'.empa h-Ivasc-! tow-,r!s
?ah other an 1 having mt. g.i natared'.y
hook haa l. and Anderson playfully
Japped Hea-.ph 11 oa the cheek.
faaxui Very Oeaeron.
Spinola i very acxiotu to have a raoaa
ment erected in eiemory of thovi who
4ed in British pri-?oa ships drinthe
Rerolutjr-ary war. K msrel an appro
priation for this purpo- and it was de-ciare-i
tr4 ia order. He then appealed to
Cannon to sive half a day for tae conid
eraton f t 4he noaanieiit bilL Caanon
offered to iT three wk of the next
congress to the consideration of sach
Bacbanan Next cnrress Yoa are
hke the fellcw who took the Saviour up a
high moontia and offered him the whole
arth when he did not o-xn a foot of
LEGP. EILL RECOVMlTTED.
at One Majority i a Ftrcr Thereof Re
mark by Edaoadv
WASiirv-;To ClTT. Feb. 11 Jnst before
the Tote was taken in the senate yesterday
n Blair's motion to recon-siaer the action
of Saturday by which the labor bill was
rwmmiti Edmunds sail that Le saw
by the morning's paper that no citizen
o the United States was to be allowed to
work on the World's fair bciliin? who
was not a member of a labor anion, and
that it would require the ae of the army
cf the Unit'l State to allow any man ro
have a day's work oa thoe buiidiegs. He
thought it was a crime againt the pos
terity of the laboring people of the conn
try to undertake to le;ri-lte by law either
the time cf Laboi or t&e wages of growo
np, intelligent n.ea nppoed to lie capv
ble of taking care of themselves.
Tke Vote on SeeoBideration.
The vwe on reconsideration in detail
was as follows: Yeas Allen, liluir. Ca?ey,
Chandler. Ltaniel, DarLs, Dwes, Eustis,
Farwel', Faulkner, Frye, fiormaa, Haw
ley. Hoar, Ingaibi, Kenna, McPhersoa,
Mafcdereon, MitchelL Pierce, Piatt. Quay,
Sanders. Stanford. Stewart, r-tockbndg,
Tnrpie, Warren 2S.
Nays AULon, Barbour, Bte. Berry.
Blackburn, Cameron, Carlisle, CockrelL,
Coke. Dixon. Edmunds, Erart, George,
Hampton. Harris, Hggin.s, Jones of Ar
kansas, McMillin, Morgan, Morrill, Power,
Pngh, Rcom. Reaean. Sawyer, Sherman.
Sqaire, Vest, Washburn Zi.
Aaotbrrw Eale for the House.
WAFHlNGToy CnT. Feb. 10 Repre
sentative Idge, of Massachusetts, intro
duced in the botue yesterday a resolution
amending the rules of the bouse ao as to
provide that ths journal shall be printed
and a copy of each day's proceedings sup
plied to each member, the speaker having
examinrd and approved the same first.
The journal i to be read once a week at a
special season on Saturday evening
Xrovided Mi'-fc a esion is demanded by
one or more members and at these spe
cial sessions only shall amendment or
aorr?t't:oii be roadi.
Prepariss a Prod for tke Senate.
WA.-n:5CTO ClTT, Feb. ia-Dingley
of Maine introduced in the house yester
day a res-cliition making it in order to
o(er as an amendment to an appropria
tion bill the substance of any bill that baa
passed the bouse aad been before tba
seete foe- six ia3tbs aad ba failed to
ive tfee actio of taat k-xlr, Tb
adoptioi of tan netats a would miU
h in ortier to attack tb ektioas bill M
a a? propriatiM b.IL
The TraaukCtiMs im CareM.
WiiHiNGrov ClTT. Feb. M. Ia tha
seta: yr-riay tie eredentlAls of Vor
be aad Hsabroaga as senators from the
states of Indiaa aad North Dakota, re
spevtively, re presented aad felrd.
Blair's Emotion to reconsider tke rot re
wmitt:ng the eight-toar law was re
jected and the bill was seat bck to th
cosiirrtvee oa education and labor. The
hM ccpyrigfct till was then taken up
aad diCTiiJ cat;! p ra . when the
tenate t'. a rececss natii S p. m. At
that bocr the senate wett into executive
session, aad upon reopening the doors it
ws$ fjad that r.-o qjcrsni wa present.
After a couple of rrHlall without 00
taisiEg a QuortiTn te senii adjoirned.
tariag done no business
Ia th house, after an uaiuccefal ef
fort to consider bills pertaining to the Dia
trict of Columbia, the undry civil appro
priatioos btli was taken cplacotnaiilt eeof
whole, and after f-oni-e di-icus.ion pasaei.
The !rgilative ap;.prlatioa till was then
taken np. but without di?poing of it the
Wat MiUtarr Ageets.
Wa5Hixgtox C;tt, Feb. 11 The Sioux
Iaiiaa delegation hai a conference with
CoQa5n3io3er Mc-rgaa yej-terdy. After
Senator Dawes h.i given them soase ad
v;ee and aked them to co-r perai witk
the cove ranter t ia th e Sorts far their
civil.iy.ic-n, Morran a-kei them formally
whether they r referral civil or military
ajenrv. All bat one Major Swords
Aeclarl f-.r civil a cent, an i Mad Bear
aocnsfi the rtliitAry aathr.:i of in
citing trouble arcoag the Indians rather
than tcp-.re.'ag ' it b?caa- tteywere
anxio-; to constantly kej t tfore the
eye of tie put::-:.
A YOUTHFUL. MIND-READER.
The arpla :iSl . r w i r. ; I.ar-.r.
Wifcr'-N ClTT. Fb. 15 Tie s-ar-pias
ia th tre i i-y i gra-Iu-U'.y creeping
sp. ar. i : tls e-i of basinet ycrIJy
s i-'f .f: (.. ? A thl will be rec-iirel
a x3.yTnrtiis the latter pun
to rr-eet pr
no t-,no-m add.tion to th-i tovt teiag
parthase-i i- t prr cent? w;.I be bought.
Tb-y Will Ii.-op Out of the IlSiaoi Sn
atoril Jictt Uci!titr Note.
SPE.ivc-riSL3. 111.. Feb M, There was
no bn-it-e of it.nrt trxTC-i in the
sLate ye-WTiay. A f-rtLr o-n,; :k.T.z c-f
mSreanagemf-ET v- a.-. tr.a ie ia tl bott
aza;c-t the At: Iavne hospital A pe-ti-ion
for the ea.-:tasr.t of the Aastrala
ballot law wji rrce:vi. H.". were intro
duced: To indemnify en. pl--ye of ra:i
rw ii aad other c-rrorv.ons fc-r da:r.ag
resulting from nelienoe of employer;
provi.;:cg for aai.'.jria.ty c-f .-lool text-b:ok-:
to araetil the draTishop l. a- s-j a
to provide that ote third the license fee
slail -o into the county trea.ary to l
u.ed to tnain'aia pacper; requiring citita
to pay for condemned land within two
At the Joint Seioa.
There were bet 100 votes ct in the
joint -sion all Democrat. aad themis
it.z Palnier man tir.g Hunter, of Knox.
The vcte was no c,uort:ra, aad for the first
time the motion to auj-Jiim came from the
Democratic -ide. the riepublicaa preseat
s iting s-till at.d taking xso part in the
basinet 1; is sid th-it the F. M. B. A.
men.be rs are g.ying to quit attending the
j .nt &:--i tis asd It the other two par
ti .-Lt 1? out. They w:;l ias aa ad-dr?---
ia wh:.-h th-y will say tht i. is im-ro-srble
for their, to j :ia e ther of the old
parties, and that neither of tne-e part es
a-ree oa a maa arl;'ati-ry to the
A Ei3 STRIKE ESGo'N
I MeCoy. It Tear Old, Dot
Xkw Yoek. Feb. Wkea Herraiaa.
tbe sharp of the ttage, was ia Detroit two
years ago be saw a little girl oa toe street
doing some tnin i-rea-ling tricks for other
ehikirea. lie watched feer aad coocladed
she tad th talent which made Browm.
MMtaraf, and BLsaop famous. Her
name was Eva McCoy and she was aa
orphan. Hermian became so interested
that he contributed money for her educa
tion, and recently be brought fcer to New
Yrk. the is going to appear at Herr
raaa's theatre, aad Sunday sae gave a
private exhibition there. Beside some
j local theatrical people several of Bern
fcardt's trT:ji were present. Miss Mc
CeyU j ist a big r aa liUie as aay other
; l'3-year-o5d. aad when he appeared on the
' stage she wore a plata frotk.
Tomad Omt a Ceaple of Mian.
Several men were appxMnted a com
uaittee, she was blindfolded, and the first
test was made. One of the French actors
thought of a naaie. and Miss Coy. by hold
ing his hand and keeping her other hand
oa bis brow, spelled out th name.
There lay in arbitrary order on a tab!
twenty-six pieces of metal, each stamped
with a letter of the alphabet. The French
man and the girl stood by the table, and
she, blindfolded, moved bis ban i over the
scattered pieces. At the end of ten or
fifteen seconds her hand ciarped ia his
hovered over L, then the pair of hands
descended toward the letter U and she
named it. And to oa until she spelled
out the came of Lucille. The actor said
that wa the came he was thinking cf. Ia
similar fa .iu MUs McCoy found out
hat was scratched on the inrle cf a gold
watch, it was the name of its owner. C.
E. Center, and he and the committee were
the only one who knew it be forehand:
A Mokiral Test.
Tl ecirl trred to do the mental p-hoto-craph
trick, wh;ch is to tin 1 a certain per
soaia the company, of whom the subject
whove land she bel l was thinking. With
two urccive subject she failei the ex
planation being o5erd that thev did not
concentrate hir thoughts sudiciently
let with a third young raau a her sab
ject he found the in i.vtdual of whom he
had beta thinLlng. M D'Armca, cf Bera-har.Vsco-np.viy,
sat at a p;an- a'ur hav
ing told th committee that he intended to
think the not-es of the Mardll.ai."' He
was to lay his hand on the girl" left hand,
a.-l she, reviiaz through that, was to
tr-.k the nrtes with her nght. She did it
filow'.v bat correctly, and everybiv ap
plaud!, the Paris folks particularly.'
Read a Mind at Long Raace.
The most interesting performance was
vhen !:, MtCoy fonad a tmall Hack pin
stuck in the cane bottom of a chair. Th
taan h placed it there joined hands
vith another man who was r.:t in the
secret, and this con 1 w-.th a thir l man,
-Jo itrnoract of the ob-e4 of the search.
Miss McCoy took tke hand of the third
man. S.e was to show them that the
aid read from the firt one through two
bers w&o were not suhjects. She did it,
ticking out the chair from a score, and
liaally ending the pin.
BADLY MISPLACED DEVOTION.
Thirtert. Tkosusd Mea Out and Iore to
Folic w ia Pena.j Iraa.a.
P.TT-Fr;. Pa.. Feb. I". -No coal has
heen r:u;;ed ia any of tl.e pit owaed by
the Frick. Sclooirnaker or M Clare coke
companies ice Saturday, aad aooae bat
the coke drawer were at work yesterday.
Thirteen thousand men are out on a
strke; there w;ll be Urgi ail, tions to
that number by to-morrow aa i th? dura
tion of t oe conflict i merely a c-jnjectur.
Operators and workers ar eqally firm
in their determi nation, and both are alert
to prevent a repetition of the depredation
of previous strikes.
Stabbed to the Heart.
ST. P.1CL. Minn.. Feb. 10. One of the
mw thoroughly unprovoked murders
tVat St. Paul has ever known took place
at Anon hall, whese a dance was in pro-g-e-i.
early yesterday. Joseph Macsllo,
who ran a lench stand, had a quarrel with
Savins Radino. Paola litnda, a worker ia
mosaic happened to be standing near,
aad put in a few word, whereupon Binda
turned fiercely upon him. and seizing a
large bread kii:fe fro-a the luncu counter
stabbed him in the heart wth it, killing
him intan-lr. ror z b.raetro intr:ered
to prevent tne cattintr. .nd was badly tut
about the hand and r.-t
Fngler V a a Mighty Poor hoU
St. !". Mo., Fcr. 1".. Heraian Eng
ler aad El-rl NorrU quarreled at the
res. dent of M- iiar-iesTect. near East
St. Iy.uts. tur-d.y i.-Engler fired two
shot at N.rrl-. bm. rr.j-.-e-d Lin. The
bul.el L.t a y ,,g g;.-i naUie i Etima
Cotrell ia r.if of ta-r leg and H-raiaa
Hickson. a )j.iuz i y ja the r.-nt arm.
Eagler was arr L Jfaiy is said to
have been ti-e t-a-e o: t - trouble.
A i..0M li-tu.e "li.lra.
Dmi'iiT, M,c.i . F.-b l fi3 otieniug
the Art museuai U; Fr.lar :lrjiaittr
noticed n empty frtr:e. !r rn-;.t-.h a
picture bad reen cut by .- r; tio-vri
thief. The stoiea p;ctu' wi, a Peter
Neefs . eight, by t-n. an 1 know n a iuk 'In
terior of a Gothic Caurchl" it was painted
la 1040, or thereabouts, and was. va.ul at
What hlp Was It Tkat Sank
New YORS, Feb. 10. Tbe Mallory steam
er Neuces. which got into port yesterday
from Galveston, reports that s'e paased
the fruit steamer Dumois iV) miles south
east of Cape Hat tern. This leaves the
question open as to the name of the steam
er sunk oS tLe Absecom light, which was
at first supposed to be the Daniois.
To Consider Westers Interest.
ToPEKA, Kan.. Feb. 10. The senate yes
terday adopted by a unanimous vote a con
current re-olution providing for a com
mercial congress to consider the interests
of the agricultural steak The resolution
provides that the delegates from Kansas
shall consist of four senators aad five representatives.
Wife Saflred for Her Dastard
sod Marderoos Hiibtid.
Horxfxi'ttu.b, N. Y., Feb. 11 During
the recent trial of Henry Smith at An
$;elica for the murder of .Rufus Carnahan
last arnm-r at Clarkesville, Allegheny
founty, a strong point against the prison
er lay ia settling the qntkn as to what
I vl beeom cf the th rd bullet which was
ui-ing from the pistol wrta which he had
shot Camah.au. faith's wife was con
stantly at his He during the trial, ea
coaraitinz him. aad enlisting much sym
jathy for him. which undoubtedly had its
effect in securing the verdart which saved
riai from death.
Sk Kaew Where tke Ballet Was.
Mrs. Sm th knew where th bult was,
bat she kept the secret welL After the
t-ial was over, and Smith was fonnd
g?ilty cf a m;nor degree of murder, the
sfret that his wie ha.1 carriei so long
aid at tie prio of such great suffering
bscars? known. When her hubaad went
bme and toll her that he had shot Car
nibaa Mrs. Smith, with her expressions
of horror at her husband's criie, mngled
words of pity and sympathy for the
d aA man and his family. This enraged
b-r husband, and with th same pistol
with which be had killed Carnahan be
fi -ed at his w.fe The bullet eatere-i her
h p. She got into another raora and es
ca.ped her hnsbaad's further fury. Not
long afterward Smith was arretted.
Saffered ia Sileaeo for Moatka.
Fearful that if it were known that he
also made an attem-t to kill her it might
fre worse with her husband, Mrs. Smith
did not even call a doctor to treat the
wjund. bat s-nffered in silence for months
giving to her wonld-b murderer all the
benefit of her aid and sympathy during
his trial After that was over she made
known her secret only to obtain relief and
to save ter own life. She was probably
riht as to the effect on the jury, if they
bid known that she w.-.s carrying tSe third
bnllet. fr,r it is generally bel eved that the
verdict ia that case would have given the
hingmua a job.
Strike of Railway Tarritnea.
1?TTTFCRG. Pa., Feb. 10 All theyard
m -n of the Pitt-burg and Western rail
way at New Castle quit work yesterday,
aa i the nijht yardmen of the s-ne road
ia Pitts'Virz qa.t last night To cause
of the trouble is the non-payment of a
lar w'e number of hands for two mouths'
Oae r.allet Did Good Work.
HrTcn:ys.'.. Kan . Feb. 10 -Richard
Hilsey. of Baxter Springs, who had been
separated ftom Li wife for some time,
called on ber at the Empire bouse yester
da r. and. after a t-h on jiervirw. shot her
an 1 thr-n Limselt She will recover, but he
died within au bour.
Tke Diien-SIrCartky I igkt "Off."
Ikjstov, Frb 11 The mauagersof the
PuriUn Athletic club have telegraphed
Ton O'Rourke, manager and trainer of
George Dixon, that the Dixon-McCanhy
fight i off, as the nvn cannot get a suita
ble place in which to fight.
A Notable Trio Dines Together.
Ioxdok. Feb. 10. The Prince of Wales,
Lot! Salisbury, and Gladstone dine! to
gether yesterday as guests of the duke of
File, son-in law of the Prince of Wales.
A Veteran Banker Dying.
New YoHt. Feb. 10. John Thompson,
the veteran banker and founder of Tbomp
son's Bank Note Reporter, lies dying at
his b me, 1 Madison avenue.
A. Chicago doctor, who has just returned
from Brriin with some of Koch's lymph,
aay i it costs about 7 a dram.
We have joat received the first shipment of our new stock of
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We hare 1 Carpet S -cepers,
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Snow Shovels for Snow."
Coal Shovels for Coal.
Dirt Shovels for Politicians.
Many useful articles for the house that are suitable for Xmas present.
Full line of mechanics' tools and builders hardware.
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Choice Family Groceries-
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