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THE AlUiUS, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30, 181)3.
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EX -CZAR AND CKISP
Cross Lances on the Question
House of Rules.
THE SPEAKER TAKES THE FLOOR
And It'il;v to Some Oritieisum Mail hy
Hi ln'clT"iiir in the hair. Who Clinic
I!u It it ( hrit-terl-4ic Cniiiinent
IIiiit the I'artien Vntetl on llie Silver Hill
Tim snate Aiki-I to I'tmli tlie K-ii-k1
Washington, Anji. 3t. There vas a
clash of oratory in the honse, over t!:e new
rules, hctwet-n the t-x-speaktr and the
speaker in which the "cz:ir" reiterated hi
faith in the rules ff the Fifty-first house
and the speaker admitted that some of
them v.- re iT'iod, h;:t t.nuited Reed with
the fact tiiat Democrats who had de
nounced the rules of the Fifty first house,
had ; een returned to the next congress.
Keed made h rejily in liis dry and sarcastic
manner and this wa.s about the only inci
dent that enlivened the session. Catchiupi
called up the report of the committee on
rules, and wanted to limit delmte. Heed
antagonized this, and succeeded in obtain
ing a general debate. "
The Kt-Cmr Sen an Opening.
Catchinjrs bei;an to explain the changes
in the new rules and when speaking in
favor of the rule making a quorum of the
committee of the whole M; memliers Catch
ings was interrupt d by Kiijrore with the
Inquiry whether a quorum of tle commit
tee of the whole should not lie the same
as th quorum of the house. In reply
Catching said that the adaption of this
rule by the Fifty-first congress as good
and beneficial. Ai.plac.se.
Keed twitted the Democrats upon their
partial approval of the rules of the Fifty
first congress, hut in a humorous vein,
and contended th t they had not gone far
enough. He then in a more serious man
ner argued ia favor of. the rights of the
majority, which rights had been firmly
maintained in the Fifty-first congress
Why not, he said, adopt . svstem of rules
which would give to ttie majority control
and take away from the filibustered Ins
opportunity to stop the consideration of a
measure It was better to have a speaker
exercise power in the fud light of public
opinion than t exercise it in the seclusion
of the committee room.
Crisp Loaded for the Orra.ion.
As Keed sat down it became evident that
the rules committee had anticipated his
remarks and had prepared for an answer.
Speaker Crisp tok the floor, caliinc Kich
ardsou of Tenues-ee to the chair. He said
there were provisions in this code which
were taken substantially from the rules of
the Fifty-first congress. Neither himself
nor any member of the committee on rules
would refrain from reporting rules aimpiy
because they were part of the rules of the
Fifty-first congress. Very much of those
rules was to be commended, very much of
those rules had been by the country ubso
Irtely condemned. Tiie gentlemau from
Maine, when he stood up In-fore the coun
try and spoke of the rules of the Fifty-first
congress, failed to speak of tiie practices
adopted before the rules were adopted,
which were s- odious to the country Ap
plause. Keed' Flint Akhiiiii pt inn of Tower.
Vhcn the charge v ere made aga'nst
the Fifty first congress let no one forget
that t! e first charge was that without au
thority of the house, without the author
ity of the committee on rules, the spc.ker
Lud exercised a power that had never been
granted to hint. Apphn se. He had as
sumed upon himself tiie power to count a
quorum. The question had gone to the
auprcme court of the United States and
the gentleman from Maine had never been
justified. lie had heard the gentleman
from Maine several times say that the su
preme court had justifud his course. The
supreme court had not touched the ques
tion. Left to the Judgment of the House,
The gentleman had referred tothe power
lodged in the committee on rules. I-t
him (Crisp; call the gentleman's nttent ion
to the uistinction that existed between the
policy of the gentleman from Maine and
the present com mittee on rules. The gen
tleman from Maine believed that power
should be lodged in the speaker absolutely
to decide what was a dilatory motion. Un
der the section proposed by the committee
on rules it was left to the house -.to decide
whether the motion was dilatory or not.
The system adopted by the Fifty-second
congr and now readopted by the com
mittee ii rules, was to maintain, not the
the individual judgment of the chair, but
the judgment of the majority of the house.
Can't IJictate to the People.
Tohirti it was a source i.f pleasure and
delight that the people had endorsed th'tt
course and had returned a large Demo
cratic majority to the house. The people
had decided that they did not lielieve that
any man who was sent here as their repre
sentative should become their master.
Applause. No man could dictate to them.
Applause. Whenever of recent years
Republicans had come into power in this
house their lease of power had been one
term. Mr. Keifer had been speaker one
term and then he und his party had been
Charges Reed With Arrogance.
The gentleman from Maine (Keed) had
stated Ly arrogant assertion that the
Fifty-first congress should be regarded as
an exair pie thut should be followed by all
congresses. Against that proposition he
(Crisp desired to enter his protest. He
felt the people of this country felt
that the Fifty-first congress was a usurp-v-tion
that ought to be repudiated a. I
with the people be repudiated it, here and
EX-CXAR EXPRESSES REGRETS.
Sorry That Crisp Feels Badly 6t Long
Deu.ocrac; on the Road.
Reed, in reply, said 1 bat it was unusual
for the presiding officer of this body to
leave his exalted position and to take part
in the discussion on the floor. It was eveu
Question whether he ought to do it at
all. Hut ot this i.ction he maae no ques
tion. The geutlei iau from Georgia (Cris; )
alone -vas the jud;e of his action. If the
gentleman did not believe th:it the other
members of the committee on rules were
adequate for the discussion, it was for him
to decide when hi.- powerful aid should be
! thrown into the bilance. He (Heed) le
i trretted that: he speaker had taken the
j floor not only on general principles, but
because he had u.lroilueed into I he debate
a certain amouu' t" p-ii tisariship, t hereby
showing that tiioi gli the rest of the housj
had survived the measures of tiieFifiy
tirst congres.-., tt.e prist-nt s;eaker had
To what had leeu said ubjut him per
sonally he would not reply, for he
would not allow t lis de'oate to degenerate
into a personal question. This was a pub
lic question, and as such he wool I address
it. He lielieved that the policy of the
Fifty-first congress had received the ap
proval of the si preme court. If he had
their support he culd do without the ap
proval of any iiid.viiiual who headed the
opposition. He r- gretted that the Pemo
rrats had merely adopted one-half of the
rules of the Fi ft -first congress, but they
were on the roa i to adapting them all.
He was reasonable in asking the Demo
cratic party to catch up with the Kepubli
can party within the next four years.
An analysis of the votes in the lions on
the propositions s ibmitted Mondayjsbows
that a majority of the Democrats voted
against the 16 to 1 free coinage amend
ment, but for tiie Bland-Allison proposi
tion, while on tlefcote on repeal of the
purchase clause of the Sherman act they
had a majority oter all, counting out the
anti-silver Republicans. The following
analysis of the voies on the three proposi
tions is given:
On the 1. to 1 f -ee-coinage proposition:
For Den-ocrats, 1 1; Republicans, 12; Iop
ulists, 11; total, 12 r. Against Democrats,
111: Republicans, 114; total, St,
Bland-Allison amendment: For Demo
crats, 111; Republicans. Ill; IVpulists, !;
total, i:. Again -t Democrats, 102, Re
publicans, 11!; tot il, 21&
The Wilson bill: For Democrats, ISs,
Republicans, li2; total, 24't. Again;
Democrats. 75; Republicans, 24; l'opuli.-ts.
J I; total, 110.,
GORDON WANTS WORK DONE.
The Georgia Sena or Call on the I'pprr
Horn to Hustle.
The senate got into another dreary
debate about the resolution calling on tne
treasury for information whether there
will lie a deficienc this year. There was
a little break in the monotony when Mc
Pherson asked Stewart who offered the
resolution wheth.-r he was aware that the
Democracy was in power in the setiate.and
was responsible. Stewart replied: "No. I
do not know that. I know that the cold
party claims to be in power. I think that
there are more administration men on the
Kepublcan side of the chamber than there
are on the Democ: itic side."' Laughter
Gordon took the door to speak on finance.
He was for the in mediate passage of the
house repeal bill, and would vote against
the Yoorhees bill. The Denocratic party,
he satf, had made to the people four dis
tinct, emphatic, ai d unequivocal promises.
They were: To red rm the tariff; to repeal
the Sherman law; to place gold and silver
on an equal footing; and to remove the talc
on state banks. C mi pled with those prom
ises there had beet, the one condition that
the people should turn out the Republic
ans and tnrn the government over to the
Democrats. Thereople had met the con
dition, and now with anxious, even agoniz
ing suspense, looked to Democrats to see
what they were f-oing to do. There was
no escape for the party. It had either to
redeem or repudiate its pledges.
Teller addressed the senate in an argu
ment to prove tin t the Sherman law is
not responsible f r the financial troubles
of the country. Almost without excep
tion, he said, every one who had addressed
the senate had spo en as if there was some
great calamity imj ending ever the people
of the United Stat ;s. He wanted to enter
his protest against "the calamity howlers
of the senate." 'I here undoubtedly was
a financial stringency. lUut was this the
first time that t ie people of the United
States hail faced a financial stringency, or
in common terms a panic? Was it of
longer duration t ian any preceding one?
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ordinary panics? He denied it.
The Congressional Summary.
WASHINGTON, At g. 3' i.' Voorhees, in the
senate, report d t!ie house bill to repeal
the Sherman law with the Voorhees bill
as a substitute, and asked that the debate
begin immediately. Teller objected and
it went over. Stewart's resolution asking
the treasury if thirewill be a deficiency
this vear was sent to the finance commit
tee. Gordon and Teller spoke on the
finances ami the senate adjourned with
Teller stiil on the f:oor.
The house referrt d to the rules commit
tee a resolution f ir investigation of the
Ford's theater disaster, to determine as to
relief for the bcieavetL The report on
rules for the house was then taken up and
debated without action. Springer intro
duced a bill to coin the seigniorage s'lver
in the treasury.
Wruin'l a Cent Missing.
Washington, Aug. 30. The official
count of the treasury cash begun on Mav
31 last, necessitated by the transfer of the
office of the treasurer of the United States
from K. H. Xebeker to D. X. Morgan, has
been completed, treasurer Jordan has
signed a receipt :n favor of E. II. Xebe
ker for the sum total and by this act
Xelieker's bond for J5O0.0O0 was released
and the bond of Morgan as treasurer,
which was filed and approved some time
ago, became responsible for the vast stock
of money in the treasury. In counting
and weighing this vast sum of money not
one cent was missiag. The total weight
of the coin counted was about 5,000 tons.
The waste of a great city might easily
feed its desperate poverty. We waste
our coal and our smoke, our gas and our
water, our food an I our refuse. What
we want is more forethought in times of
comparative prosptrity. Exchange.
IS IN XO DANGER.
The Alarming Reports About
EXPLANATION OP A GOTHAM D0CT0B
The Operation Performed on the President '
on the Yacht Oneida Entirely for Den- '
tal Purposes, and No Sign of Cancer J
Two Teeth Pulled and a Portion of the
Jaw Removed No Iteason for Alarm. I
Xew York, Aug. 30. The papers have j
been full of reports to the effect that the '
operation performed on President Cleve- '
land on the yacht Oneida July 1, which 1
was described at that time as simply the J
pulling of a tooth was in reality an opera- j
tion to remove a cancerous growth. Dr. j
Hasbrauch, of this city, an expert in ana?s- (
thetics, was present at the operation. He,
has been interviewed regarding the matter, i
but said that he really ought to say noth-
ing about it, as anything regarding the j
case should come from Dr. liryait. '
The Stories Kxaggerated. !
However, he would say that the story '
now current is much exaggerated, and
added: "The operation performed on Mr.
Cleveland was similar to cases we meet
with every day in the course of our regu
lar dental practice. It was neither n.ore
nor less than that, and on any less promi
nent person than the president it would
not have been noticed. It consisted of the
extraction of two of the upper teeth and
the removal of a slight portion of diseased
tissue and bone back of theiiose. The
disease causing the operation was not at
all iu the nature of that for which the
operation was nade on General Grant;
nor were there any signs indicating sar
coma. Sufl'errd from I'lrerated Teeth.
The president had been suffering from
ulcerated teeth, and as is often the case,
the ulceration had extended up and back
to the antrum. Because of that it became
necessary to move some of the bone and
No Iteason for Alarm.
,-I have not se--n the president since I
left him at Gray Gables, just after the
operation, though I have heard fiom him.
What I have heard is1 that everything is
progressing nicely. So far as I can see
there is no reason for alarm. The president
has simply had what any one is liable to
have, and what is not considered at all
CAUGHT A BABY A SERPENT.
The "Varmint" Comes at Its Captors With
Mouth Wide Open.
Rostov, Aug. 3d. The fishing schocner
James H. Stetson, Captain William Wolfe,
of Provincetown, has just arrived in Bos
ton bringing with it a young sea serpent
to all appearan?es. It is alKiut five feet
long and is nearly the same size at the tail
as at the head, and about three and one
half inches in diameter. There is a long
fin some ten inches high running nearly
the entire length of its back. It has a
head shaped much like that of a bca con
strictor, and its teeth are long and sharp.
The jaws are long and when open in an or
dinary position have a gape of fully eight
inches. The fish is of a bluish color.
This young sea sertient was captured
southeast of Ra Hare bank, Xova Scotia,
in lii fathoms of water. William U. Mc-
Cabe and W. H. Detiully were in ja dory
some distance f:om their vessel wljen they !
saw tins queer-ioc.Kiiig thing, winch ap
peared to lie a snake, coming directly for
the dory with its head and about one and
a half inches of its body out of the water,
and its mouth wide open. It was rather
a dangerous thing to do, but McCabe got.
his gaff ready, and when the fish was close
enough plunged it into its 1km!v, and then,
with Denully's assistance dragged it over
the side of the dory nnd killed it. It died
hard. The fish had little food in its
stomach, which probably accounts for its
attack upon the dory.
Saved Their Lives by Jumping.
.Xew Castle, Pa., Aug. 30. A landslide
on the Pittsburg and Western tracks near
Xew "Cast le Junction, caused an engine
and fourteen freight cars to be derailed.
Two negroes who were seen on the cars
are missing and it is thought that they
have been killed and are buried beneath
the wreiked cars. The train hands saved
their lives by jumping, several of them be
Soup Houses at Ironwnod.
Iroxwood. Mich., Aug. 30. Soup mouses
were opened here today by the county poor
commissioners at which Finns aud Poles,
500 of whom claim to be suffering from
hunger, will be fed at public expense.
Many of the unemployed indulged in
threats of violence and riot during the
past three days and citizens will organize
to prevent .ootingand suppress any out
break that may occur.
France and Her Siamese Gobble.
London, Aug. 30. Dispatches from
Bangkok and Singapore to the Pall Mr.ll
Gazette say that a French protectorate
nverSiam is imminent. The Pall Mall there
fore urges that all chambers of commerce
in Great Britain hold a convention at once
and agree upon a protest to the govern
ment against permitting France thus to
execute a policy ruinous to British trade
in the east. -
Iteunion or Illinois Veterans.
Pr.or.IA, Aug. 30. The Eighty-sixth
regiment of Illinois volunteers, which was
organized in Peoria in 1S52, held its regu
lar annual reunion here with a large at
tendance. E. C. Sillimau of C'heuoa was
elected commander for the ensuing year.
The veterans adopted resolutions
severely condemning the administration of
the pension department.
The World's Fair Scandals.
Chicago, Aug. 30. The- committee in
vestigating the chi.rges against National
Commissioners Beeson and Mercer has its
report ready and will present it today. It
is stated that Beeson has been found
guilty and Mercer acquitted. Juror Hig
bee, in a card, decides the charges against
him are false.
A GREAT STATE IR HIDING,
While' a Blob Hants It on Lynching Par
Mipdlesbokough, Ky., Aug. 30. The
mob of 100 men from Wingo, reinfoiced by
100 more, arrived here on time to lynch the
men who fired into the Belt Line, but
Sheriff Colson and Cffief Conway had fled
with the prisoners. The mob then began a
systematic earch. A more determined
and orderly set of men could not be found.
Every hiding place was searched. The
mob went through the Knoxville, Cumber
land Gap and Louisville train, and also
searched the Louisville and Nashville
train which arrived from Horton, but the
officers out-generaled them. The prison
ers were hid in the woods and guarded by
a posse. Finding their endeavors fruit
less, the men quietly dispersed.
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Konian Catholic Foresters.
Chicago, Aug. 30. Delegates to the
number of 378 were present at the open
ing of the national convention of the In
ternational Catholic Order of Foresters at
the North Side Turner hall. They have
come from all parts of the United States
and Canada and represent a total of 23,000.
Attendance at the Fair.
Chicago, Aug. 8L The attendance at
the fair this week so far shows a falling
off from last week. Yesterday it was 20,
000 less than Aug. 23, the total paid ad
missions only footing up 135,912.
The refusal of the United States senate
to give Lee Mantle a seat is a practical de
cision that when a legislature fails to elect
a United States senator the governor has
no right to till the vacancy by appoint
ment. A heavy frost has almost totally de
stroyed the cranberry crop of Jackson
An unknown man, fift years old and well
dressed, dropped dead on the plaza near
the Casino at the World's fair. He had a
return ticket to Milwaukee in his pocket.
The Xew York World prints a list of
twenty banks which have resumed busi
ness, also a list of about fifty manufactur
ing establishments which have resumed
operations since Aug. li
By the capsizing of a yacht in Lake
Cham plain George P. Witherbee and five
companions were drowned.
Benjamin Larghrey, a wealthy farmer
near Sunbury, Delaware county, ., dis
covering that he had been made the vic
tim of an adventuress, took the matter so
much to heart that he committed suicide.
An appeal has leen taken which carries
to the United States supreme court the
strange case of the man claiming a pen
sion as William Newby, of Illinois, other
wise identified as Daniel Benton, of Ten
nessee. Five hundred Arkansas couvicts will be
put to work on Mississippi river levees.
Mr. and Mrs. William M arts have
celebrated their golden we . x at Bun
Fred Grantham, son of Rev. Mr Grant
ham, has been ai sted at Marseilles, HI.,
and taken back to Omaha, where he is
charged with embezzling il.fiOO from ColT
man Bros. & Smiley, his employers.
Gustave SchartT, who murdered his wife
and stepdaughter at Milwaukee and threw
their bodies into the river, has been sen
tenced to life imprisonment at Waupun
A committee representing the 15,000
creditors ol the late Archbishop Purcell,
of Cincinnati, has laid their case before
Mgr. Satolli and the matter will be re
ferred to Home.
The Trade and Labor assembly of Col
umbus, O., refused to permit Gov, Waite,
of Colorado, to speak at one of its meet
ings because "of his efforts to divide the
east and west."
Iowa's corn is reported maturing rapidly
enough to make a good crop without rain.
A swarm of locusts has passed over
Tunis, Algeria, the immense proportions
of which can be realized when It is kuown
that the sun was obscured for three hours
during the progress of their flight.
Obituary: At Freeburg, 111., Joseph
Reichert, president of the Iieichert Mill
ing company, aged 04. At Iowa Falls, la..
State Senator K. S. Smith. At Upper
Sandusky, O., ex-Postmaster William
Thompson, aged 00. At San Fransisco,
Henry A. Cummings, assistant treasurer
of the Southern Pacific company.
The czar of Russia, with Mi-s. Alexan
der and suite, have arrived at Copenhagen
to join the Danish king's family party.
Were Enterprising Thieves.
Toledo, O., Aug. 30. Thieves stole a
canal boat on the Miami and Erie can.'!,
which was tied upabout'thirty miles south
of here. They next caught a horse in a
neighboring pasture, hitched him to the
boat, and hauled it to Defiance. Here the
thieves broke into J. li. Weisenberg's ele
vator and stole about fi'M worth of clover
seed. This they loaded into the boat, aud
a start was tiieu made for this city. Being
closely pursued after getting into the
Maumee they ran the boat ashore aud es
caped. Harvester Woi h to Mart I'p.
ST. Paul, Aug. 30 The Walter A.
Wood Harvester works will start up in a
few days. The starting of this plant
means that from 1,00 to ,000 men, nearly
all of whom art now out of employment,
will be provided with means of earning a
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Japanese tea-pots 12. 14, 17c
White granite plates. 5in 03c
' ' side dishes 05c
covered sugars 15c
White granite bakers. . .7, 10, 15, 1;
" platters 9. '23. iv
" ' scollop nappies 7, 9, 11c
18 qt dish pans j:.c
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