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TIIK AUGUS, FKIDAI, JMAJSCH 24, 1893.
Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report.
; CARLISLE'S TASK.
He Will Put in the Summer
Studying the Tariff,
BUT WILL NOT PREPARE A BILL.
Comments by Treasury Expert on the
KBert of tlie Gotham Keform Club Meas
ure IVople M ho Want Office lteginning
to Fin.l Out ler!auaa Position Oiling
Vp an Ax that ill lie Very lluay Tretty
Soon Tlie Senittr Offices Capital City
Washington. March 24. Secretary Car
lisle, it is stated on tfood authority, intends
to give much of his time this summer to
the consideration of the tariff with a view
to so thoroughly familiarizing himself
with the subject as to indicate in a general
way the outlines for the formation of a tariff
bill by the next Democratic house. He in
no seiLo intends to prepare a bill in detail
to be submitted to the ways and means
committee of tlie npxt house, but rather to
be in a poiriin to give them all the assist
ance and :nfor:n;iiion that they may need
in the preparation of a tariff bill that will
:arry out i.i its word and intent the spirit
af the tariff plank in the Democratic plat
iria' ets Any Amount of Advice.
, ; .Nearly every mail that reaches the treas
Bry department contains suggestions from
tittisticitiw and others as to the compila
tion of a tariiT l 11. Some thirty or forty
or these oorr nunio.nions have already been
received, prominent among them being
that from the X-iv York Reform club.
The geueml outline of the New York Ke
forin club's proposition corresponds closely
to a proposition submitted in
by Edtvard Atkinson, of Boston, to Presi
dent Cleveland and Secretary Manning.
That propositi.,:! divided the tariff as fol
lows: (.i ) Aitkl.s of food and animals;
(b articles in a crude condition which en
ter into the various processes of domestic
industry: to) article wholly or partially
manufactured for use, as materials in the
niannfacturs and mechanical arts; (d) ar
ticles manufactured, ready for consump
tion; (e) articles of voluntary use, luxuries
Effect of the Reform Clnb Idea.
Since that time the annual report of the
bureau of statistics has contained a table
showing the duty collected on each of
these classes of articles, and treasury ex
perts assert that the proposition of the New
York Reform clnb places articles of class
A and B who.ly on the free list while many
of the articles in class C are also placed on
the free list. If this statement be correct
the revenue derived from customs would
be decreased by the addition to the free
list of articles now paving duty to the
annual amount of $24,34S,75i), but might
be increased to some extent by the increased
importations of articles under class C, on
which the duty is reduced. They figure,
however, that oil the present basis of re
ceipts and expenditures the proposed
changes would result in an annual de
ficiency. FOUND OUT WHAT HE MEANS.
friends invtne unclassified departmental
service appointed under a Republican ad
ministration in order that they may be re
tained in their preselfc positions, for it is
said that every person so recommended by
them is charged against their account in
the patronage list. Cabinet officers have
j informed congressmen that it will be im
possible to keep Republicans in office and
! put Democrats in at the same time. Th.
result of this has been that senators and
representatives are withdrawing their in
dorsements of the holdovers.
feuort Seision of the senate.
Washington, March 24. A duration of
ten minutes only marked yesterday's
session of the senate. A resolution of
fered by Call declaiing irregular the ap
pointment of the commission to inquire
into the several executive departments,
npon which Call proposes to make some
observations, was ordered printed and
laid on the table. Then after a brief ex
ecutive session the senate adjourned until
SEEMS A MIGHTY POOR LAW.
A Provision Knacted in the Army liill
Washington, March 24 The army ap
propriation bill passed by tLe last congress
contained the provision that no private
(hall be re-enlisted who has served ten
years or more, or who is over 8S years of
age, Texcept such as have already
served as enlisted men for twenty years or
upwards. Telegrams are already coming
to hand from western points stating that
this provision is causing dissatisfaction
among enlisted men and that they are ap
plying for discharges. Officers regard it
as unfortunate legislation and say that
congress took the action against the advice
of the department.
In the Interests of Economy.
Numerous objections are pointed out
It prevents enlisted men being retired, robs
them of increased pay for enlistment, and
prevents them from becoming inmates of
the soldiers' home after twenty years serv
ice. The last is a serious objection, as 12T
cents per month are taken from the pay of
each enlisted man to support the soldiers'
homes to which he has a right to retire
after twenty years' service. Officers ques
tion the power of the government to ab
stract this money now that re-eulistment
at the expiration of ten years is prohib
WILL BE A FIGHT TO A FINISH.
Some Interpretations of Recent Rules of
interest to Patriots.
Washington, March 1:4. Senators and
representatives formed the bulk of the
visitors at the White House yesterday, but
their missions were mostly in connection
with local officers. But little was said to
the president concerning his noted rules.
They have come to be so well understood
that few points in regard to them remain
to be cleared up. The "no reappointment1
rule is, of course, the principal one and in
it the greatest interest is manifested.
From what Cleveland has said it is under
stood not to apply in certain cases as fol
lows: To those who have no opposition for
reappointment; to those candidates for
postmasterships who have opposition, but
are endorsed almost unanimously by citi
zens of their city or town; to those who
were removed by the Harrison administra
tion without serving out their terms; to
those who were nominated for office by
Cleveland just prior to General Harrison's
inauguration, but who failed of confirma
tion by the senate.
A Significant Incident.
Since the exceptions to this rule have
become more familiar of office seekers
c there has been a rush to the "exs" to the
" White House. They have received little
'satisfaction from the president, however,
unless they enjoyed his personal acquaint
ance or were known to him by reputation.
To a gentleman who saw the president
yesterday with reference to the reappoint
ment of two former officeholders who are
endorsed almost unanimously by their
congressional delegation and by a large
number of prominent people, Cleveland in
timated . that if he made the appointments
. desired he would do so with the under
standing that the people of the community
would assume the responsibility foi his
GETTING HIS AX IN OPERATION.
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ant Postmaster General Maxwell has be
j . . . gun. generously the work of appointing
Democratic fourth-class postmasters.
There is a blockade of business in his
- branch of the department and in order
that he might work more rapidly in filling
the offices orders were yesterday issued de
tailing clerks to assist him and the hours
were lengthened to 5 p. m. It is thus made
evident that Maxwell intends to wield his
axe as vigorously as Yice President Steveu
' son when he had charge of the fourth-class
offices. The new fourth assistant made an
. ; x)teUeht record during his first day, mak
ing forty appointments of postmasters. All
except a few of these were to fill vacancies,
and four out of five were in New York,
where be knew all about the cases.' ?j
j., . 'Xls Rather Tough on Tbesa.
5 'A' number of Democratic congressmen
are row rorrettins thrt xhpv hare indorsed
Republicans Reject the Compromise on
Officers for the Senate.
Washington, March 24.--Immediately
after the adjournment of the senate yester
day the Republicans went into caucus for
the purpose of considering the proposition
made them by the Democrats relative to
the reorganization of the senate. The cau
cus was largely attended, but was of short
duration. Naturally there was a division
of sentiment as to what was best to be
done tinder the circumstances, but those
in favor of contesting the proposed organi
zation were largely in the majority. The
vote taken was decisive, and it is probable
that at the next executive session the ulti
matum of the caucus will be given to the
An Open Session Struggle Possible.
An effort will then be made to settle the
matter behind closed doors, and that fail
ing the fight will le transferred to the open
session. The Republicans claim that they
are rijiht and when one of the leading
senators was asked what he meant, he re
plied that it meant a fight to the finish.
An amusing feature of the case is that the
Republicans think the Democrats will not
insist on proceeding at this time and the
Democrats assert that the Republicans
will grow tired of the struggle in a day or
Can't Cet Away to tl-.e Conference.
Washington, March 24. Congressman
McCreary, of Kentucky, has tendered his
resignation to the president as a meniler
of the international monetary conference.
The reason 1. gives for his action is that
he has such a number of constituents to
attend to that he cannot leave Washington.
The conference adjourned on Dec 19 last
to meet May 30. Since then three o its
five delegates from this country Senators
Allison and Jones and Representative Mc
Creary have 11 tendered tendered their
Morton Must Make His Point.
Washington". March 24. In reply to the
resignation of Statistician Dodge, Secre
tary Morton says after some complimen
tary allusions to the statistician's official
work and in reference to a statement in
the resignation that Dodge will engage in
"more agreeable" agricultural literary
work, that "certainly no man in the United
States will be better able to demonstrate
the economical truth that the relation of
Bupply to demand is the sole regulator of
value, whether the commodity lie soap,
salt or silver."
A Batch of Cenflrination.
Washington", March. 24. During the
executive session of the senate yesterday,
most of the nomination sent during the
week were confirmed, including Theodore
Runyon, minister to Germany; James G.
Jenkins, United States circuit judge, and
the following postmasters: Wisconsin
Dewitt S. Johnson, Rhinelander; Frank
Warring, Florence: Paul J. Millard. An
tigo. Michigan Ix.uis K. Rowley, Ian
sing. Indiana William I. Isenhower,
A Senator's Widow for Postmistress.
"Washington, March 24. Senator Cam
den and Representatives 'Alderson, Pendle
ton and Capehart, of West Yirginia, saw
Cleveland yesterday in reference to the
nomination of Mrs. Kenna, the widow of
Senator Kenna, to be postmistress at
Charleston, W. Va. Her claims are being
urged by nearly every prominent West
Virginian, irrespective of political affilia
tion, and it is believed she will get the
A good haul was made by burglars at
the residence of Thomas Morgan, 1013
Selby place. Sr. Ixiuis. The thieves se
cured eleven pieces of jewelry, mostly dia
monds, valued at &2.&X). They escaped,
leaving no lvfv.
ON THE MAIN ISSUE.
A QUESTION OF WEIGHT TOE LABOR
To lie Passed Epon When the lawyers
Gel Through Argument Postponed Un
til lrjnday Nearly All the Witnesses
Agree that the Engineers Knew of Judge
Ricks' Order and Violated It Their
Conviction Nearly Certain and Then the
TOLEDO, O., March 24. Interest in the
Ann Arbor trials continues unabated.
One very peculiar feature was developed in
the testimony before the United States
circuit court yesterday. It transpires that
five of the nine I.ake Shore engineers who
left their engines at the first are not broth
erhood men. The morning session was
opened by examination of Kngineer Ien
non, who was the first Iake Shore man to
strike. Lennon is a member of the broth
erhood, but in refusing to take Ann Arlmr
freight he said he acted of his own free
will, and did so because he did not care to
help a company which rouM not do justice
to its own employes. Iennon was ac
quainted with the order of the court
through the newspapers only.
Quit Keranse Others Did.
John Conley is not a member of the
brotherhood. He had quit the service of
the I-Ake Shore because ha would not
handle freight that the othr men had re
fused to haul, and had left the company
because they weie asked to do so. Fire
man K. S. Kessler said he had left the serv
ice of the company because Knsineer Case
had quit, and that he was not a brothertoco-1
mau. Fireman Thompson quit because
Kngineer Clark did. Fireman James struck
because Engineer Rutgers had quit. The
arguments were to line been presented,
but Hon. Frank Hurt!, one of the counsel
for the defendant, was veiy ill, and court
adjourned until Monday.
The Main Issue Squarely In Front.
In almost every case upon cross-examination
the strikers have given snlstantial
evidence that they left their engines after
being served with Judge Ricks' famous
order. The engineers now defending their
liberty before Judge Ricks will no doubt
be convicted, but the men will appeal to
the United States supreme court. No only
are the leaders of laltor organizations
watching the proceedings, but railroad
magnates have an eye open to its result.
Interpretation of the law is the question.
Next Monday will be heard the arguments.
Murdered Mis v ife and Child.
PAHIS, Tex., March 24. S. T. Freeman
murdered his wife at Tyertown, twentv
miles from here. Wednesday, beating and
choking her in a horrible manner. Then
he killed their child. Freeman says he
and his wife quarreled. She attempted to
brain mm witn a piece of stovewood and
he killed her and the child. He may be
McKleny Ulrectly Contradicted,
Topeka, Kas., Mah 24. Cyrus Leland
was examined by the bribery investigation
committee in regard to the charges of Mc
Eleny that Leland offered him money to
vote against Martin for senator. He de
nied everything that McKleny bad sworn
to. lie said McKleny offered his vote for
(5,XK), but was told that Iceland had no
money and knew of none to buy votes.
Monetary Conference a Dead Issue.
Washington, March 24. It was said at
the state department yesterday that the
resignations of all the delegates to the in
ternational monetary conference had been
received. The opinion is held by some
persons who are m a position to form in
telligent views that President Cleveland
has practically concluded not to send an
other delegation to Brussels.
Smitrlinieu Justly Objected.
Chicago, March 24. Chief of Police Mc
Claughry is sending out notices to the gen
eral managers of all railroads doing busi
ness in Chicago that they must abide
strictly by the terms of the ordinance lim
iting the length of trains within the city
limits to TOO feet, or twenty cars. This ac
tion of the chief is due to the representa
tions made to him Wednesday by a commit
tee of the local switchmen. The switchmen
are interested in the matter, because under
the terms of the original ordinance em
ployes of the roads have frequently been
arrested for violations, and the compauies
have left them to languish in jail without
protection. They have had the law
changed so as to make the companies
liable and now want it enforced.
Determined to Continue the Strike.
MonoNGAhf.la City, Pa., March 24.
About sixty delegates representing the
river mines met in conference here yester
day and after a careful survey of the situa
tion determined to continue the strike
until the S.'j'-c-ent rate is granted by the
THE ILLINOIS LEGISLATURE.
Some Progress Made in Both Houses Syn
opsis of the Proceedings.
SPKINGFIEI.D, March 24. The senate yes
terday made the committee report in favor
of permitting Chicago yachtsmen to con
struct a yacht harlor at Jackson park
the special order for Wednesday next. The
anti-Pinkerton bill was ordered to third
reading after an amendment hr.J been re
jected making citizens of the state (instead
of county) eligible to serve as deputy sher
iffs in liny part of the state. The bill to
prevent pool selling was made special or
deJ for next Wednesday. A message was
received from the governor recommending
the abolishment of the claims commission
and geological IxiarU. The bill giving
women the right to vote at tow nship elec
tions went to third reading.
A Limit to New Hills.
The house adopted a resolution to receive
no more bills after April 14. The rest of
the day was devoted to discussion of the
compulsory educational bill. The Republi
cans insisted on making education com
pulsory in the elementary branches in the
Kng'ish language and the Democrats
favored striking that out. A Democratic
caucus amendment striking out the date
of the school year is also pcmling. A vote
on the motion to strike out the first clause
above noted resulted in no quorum and
the house ad jon mi.
Gave the Bank Cavhler a Shock.
Pkilahelphia, March 2 . A weakened
old man ; whose eyes kindled with joy
walked into the Commercial bank Wednes
day and gave Cashier Graham a shock,
lie said that in 1850 he got $5 more than
was right from the bank, ami did not no
tice the excess till he was well started on a
long journey. He figured that 0 per cent,
interei-t on t3 for thirty-seven years was
$16.10 and handed it iiver. Then the old
man cuucUled with delight and was gone
before the astonished cashier could recover
Can Pick l"p the Krupp Gun.
Baltimoui;, March t4. The big shears
at Sparrow's Point made a record for
themselves Wednesday, when they lifted
the greatest weight that has ever been
raised iu this country by a machine using
overhead tackle. In a test to prove their
ability to raise the great Krupp cannon
from the hold of the Ixmguiel they picked
up -i hugu mass of steel rails and held
them in the air toi half an hour. The
dead weight thus supported was l: tons.
Girls on Advertising Trips.
Chicago. March 24. Miss Kdith Day, a
Portland. Or., young lady, left that city
yesterday over the Northern Pacific rail
way to make a circuit of the United States
by way of the City of Mexico. She will
endeavor to excel the time made oy Miss
Douiittle, of this city, who left here
Wednesday. The two ladies expect to
meet in the Mexican capital. Both girls
go to prove that they can do a certain line
of travel by American railways without
putting foot oa ground during the trip.
Joint Commission Organized.
Washington, March 24 The joint com
mission to investigate the executive 'de
partments, consisting of Senators Cockrell.
Jones of Arkansas, and Cullom, and Rep
resentatives Dockery. Richardson and
Dingley, has organized by selecting Cock
rell chairman of the senate branch and
Dockery chairman of the house branch.
Free Gold in the Treasury.
Washington. March 24. The treasury
free gold showing yesterday was very good
the amount on hand being stated at fti,-
I Pension Payments for March.
I Washington, March 24. The pension
disbursements for this month aggregate
over f 12,whi,(J.
The Pardon Came Too I .ate.
Carthage, N. C, March 24. Among
i the convicts at work near this place was a
negro, John Young, about 35 years old,
sentenced to seven years for stealing. He
was convicted on circumstantial evidence.
He made strenuous efforts to procure a
pardon and protested his innocence.
Failing to secure a pardon he tried to
escape and was fatally shot. The next day
a pardon was given into his hands as ha
The will of the late Samuel C. Bartlett
was filed in Peoria, 111. It disposes of
about t-"00,000 worth of property. The
property is to be eventually divided be
tween his widow and two sons, share and
Ho its for Sals.
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