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r rHE OMAHAlDAILY BEE
ESTABLISHED JUNE 10 , 1871 , OMAHA , FRIDAY MARCH 5 , 1897. SINGLE COPY 3T1TE CENTS.
M'KISLEY SWORN I
Now President of Unlteti States Daly Im
guratcd nt Washington ,
EMINENT OHIOAN TAKES OATH OF OFFI
Imposing Ooremony at the East Pront of
Oapitol Building.
CAPITAL CITY BEAUTIFULLY DECORAT
Transformed Into a Magnificent Panora
of Bright Color.
PARADE ECLIPSES PREVIOUS DISPL/
Military nnd Niivul Section * of I
Line Arc u Coiin | lcimnM I'cnturo
TIloiiMUiulH of Peulilc AVH-
IIUMH tlic 1'iiKciint.
WASHINGTON , March 4. It has beci
day of national acclaim a non-parti
demonstration of vast proportions , by wli
the American people , without regard to c
tlon or political alliance , have hailed a i
prc&ldent and watched the launching of
administration upon unknown eeas. It Is
only day In a president's career , when ft
BUMlilna to the putting out of the lights
the Inaugural ball room , there Is unbro'
nnd enthuslasllc celebration by cltlzcna
every section and every shade of polil
belief.
Ilctoro readers can these pages the II
of the opposition will bo forming In the g
of the morning for assault on the new
ministration , but for the one day , the I
plo of nil ranks and classes , andi politics ,
. If uttering a nation's thundering voice , h
welcomed nnd aided to Install their pr
dent , not ns the executive ot any party ,
as Ihcl head ot thei national government ,
has been a great state affair. Not In
broadrst sense a tribute to the man , bu
national demonstration of respect for
high 'office.
for sucl
appropriate
The weather was
day , gloriously beautiful. No previous
nugurallon has cquallei It in careful pr
feature outside the ci
oration. In every
tel jurisdiction , except the visiting orgi
. It is
affair.
Washington
zations , H Is a
only national demonstration In which
unrepresented residents of the capital
the leaders , and In solo control. They gi
by public aulwci
nnteo all expenditures
tlon , and , through a largo and energ
committee of Its most Influential clllzc
Washington gives months of time and m
milling effort to the preparations for pr
orly receiving a president.
On thfl ! occasion Washington has \
played her brilliant part In the open
. The city '
drama of an administration.
early astir. Its own population and
strangers within Its gates moved In gr
towards Pcnm
quartcra
tides from all
vanla avenue , to view the decorations. IIo
columns passed over
before the organized
line of march an army of. visitors , far
ceedlng the formal array that \yas to
low , swarmed for hours over It. Cltlzciw
every grade and station , In moat democr :
. Al
fashion , took first view of everything.
this general inspection by the people , ca
numerously and (
their two servants ,
lantly attended , Mr. Cleveland , wh
stewardship was ending , escorting Major i
Klnloy to the capital , where the honors i
to be 1
the burdens of the succession was
UP ° " lllm'
CROWDS ASSEMBLE.
Meantime from every quarter came
bands leading the columns
6oun < ! a ot
of the cap !
places .cast
their appointed .
would file Into the un
whence , later , they
. Great stream !
llneu of th& grand parade.
cltlzena poured Into the Immense spaces o
to them eastward from the reviewing sta
In front of the ujnato wing , awaiting
appearance of the official party from
s nato chamber. In and about that r <
the clllc'lnl pageant of the Inaugural c. .
monies gathered. The senate wing
closed to all except these formally connei
with the exercises and the few Invited gu
could ace
chamber
which the contracted
modato. Four tickets to each senator ,
representative , twenty as the sole i
for a
and 200
vision for the leading employes ,
country , represer
of the entire
the press
crow.K'd
the official attendance. These
naileries and looked down on the concentn
representatives of our government In
various trenches , nnd the ambassadors
ministers of the nations. The members
-t- the defunct liouae of reprassntatlvts , Iea\
their chamber at noon , appeared last u
the floor of the senate. The new vies pr
dent took the oath ot office , new pjna
were wworn In. nnd until the waiting pr
dont-olcct flhould proceed to the platforn
front of the senate and there bo Inaugura
acting president.
Tdr. Hobart would be
The nation could furnish no moro Impot
official audience. Crowded upon the BI
the three co-ordli
floor ot the senate were
branches of the government , In the pen
of their nictt prominent men ; the leglala
branch in force ; the executive of the
mediate past with his cabinet , nnd the i
executive and cabinet , representing the i
nnd the unknown future ; the supreme c <
In Us robes : the army nod navy In tl
plumes , their gold and their glitter ;
diplomatic corps In Its lace and decoratli
and cltUens In ordinary dross , reprcseni
the unpretending millions of the land ,
CHEERS FOR McKINLEY.
The brief ceremonies were quickly t
nnd the official ccMiipany , forming In U
filed out ot the chamber and passed on
the platform at the east front. With Its I
appearance the waiting thousands broke
Into tremendous cheers uf welcome , wl
rolled and roared whllo the procession ,
lowed by the occupants ot the gallct
poured over the Immense platform
crowded Its seats. This general accl
erected the prcsldcnt-to-bo with a nr
which was the climax of Its enthusiasm ,
us Mr.jor McKlnley advanced to deliver
Inaugural address , these surging waves
sound gave way to still moro Imprca ;
Eltencc ,
Ho looked out upon a wonderful sci
The steps , the balconies and every projeci
of the capltol front and the dome v
crowded , It was as If that granlto fac
\\aa banked to the roof with visiting tl
eunda. The front of the library swarmed \
people , From every street and avsmi'i , Ic
Ing In toward the capltol , projected grc
of horsemen and the heads ot colui
nuultluK tha order to march and everywl
chining banners waved.
Major McKlnley , standing on a raised p
form , ucll advanced at a rallent spot ,
readily distinguished by bla magnificent ai
cure , and those who could not hear w
well content to see. There was unlvo
ellcnce as the black robed justice of
cupreme court administered the solemn c
wlilfh mada William McKlnley presided !
the United States. Then the seal of llc
wai broken by the relin of Bounl il
( iw'lllrc , nll-puvadlng , dominating somrl-
If a mirclng sea were rolling over the I
bi-fnrn the driving of a king ot storm * ,
thu many bunds joticd the mighty a-clc
theorganlted columns marched Into pi
the grand review waa In motion , and
currents and waves of humanity begun
flow toward the llnra of Ita march.
Moving promptly In from all streets <
avenues , centering on the park east of
rapltol. the column of pur a do was qulc
formed along the spacious plaza extend
In front of the house and senate wl
pnd the central building The new pr
dent entered his carriage and the coin :
circling the great white temple of the
tlon , In and about which tbo tribes i
gathered with patriotic purpose , pass
down through Its beautiful grounds a :
wheeled Into Pennsylvania avenue at t
Peace monument , where Its real mar
began ,
DECORATIONS.
From this point to the Washington clrc
two miles and a half distant , this not
avcnuo had been made a triumphal w :
This great avenue , with a width of ICO f <
and a perfect concrete pavement , deut
owept for the occasion , afforded uch a fit
for decoration and case ot movement ot ci
umns as cannot elsewhere be found In t
land. Looking from the head of the line
Iho Peace monument toward the treasu
and white house , a mile and a half awr
was llko gazing Into a broad canyon , whc
high wall * were a mass of men , women a
flags. The buildings , low and high , pic
and stately , were almost concealed from vli
by the spectators , and these , In turn , we
as thickly covered with streamers , bannt
and bunting , waving In the light bree
or woven Into countless forms of beauty ,
are autumnal woods with the glories of n
tumn. Everywhere , as In those woods , w
the coloring of golden entwined with t
banners to suggest the central plank
victory. ,
As a ba&ts for decoration , the Inaugui
committee distributed 50,000 national ( late
to all on the line of march who would v
them In their windows. So great was t
demand that there would have been 100 , (
used If they had been provided. Up
such a background each Individual owr
bullded and wrought out such forma
beauty as his enthusiasm and his patrl
Ism suggested.
First was the clean-swept floor of t
wide avenue , roped In throughout Us lenp
and clear of every object save the llnl
of police , who kept It EO. The wldo pai
ments on either side throughout the II
of march was packed. Rising above th (
came the crowds In the show windows , th
the thick ranks ot the balconies. Eve
window and cornice had Its full quota
spectators , and so upward to the frlnp
of men along the edges of ths roofs , eve
available point ot observation , was not or
filled , but crowded to its capacity. T
great stands which lined all tha parks a
reservations were for the first time In t
history of Inaugurations both attractive
plan and beaujltul In decoration.
REVIEW OF THU PARADE.
Over such triumphal way and lhu * honoi
by magnificent preparations , and the pr
ence and thunderous applause of unendl
crowds , President McKlnley was escorted
the whlto house , and when he proceeded
stand In front of It to review the Imposl
columns of marching thousands , which 1 :
followed him from the eapltol , he rccelv
at every hand unboumlc.,1 admiration and i
claim , which at Intervals drowned the mu
of the bands. The president's rcvlewl
stand occupied two-thirds of the front of 1
white house , ground. The audience woa n
able in all Its elements. The official lite
the nation was well represented. The a
bassadors and ministers of all untie
honored the occasion. The political mi
nates ot both parties had scats. The fa
Illos ot the various dignitaries were pres (
In force , and the press of the land v
numerously and ably represented.
Opposite the prccldcnt'a stand , and mu
over-lapping it , was one which extended ale
the entire front of Lafayette square , a d
tance of two blocks. In tnc center ot th
directly opposite the president , It had be
announces ] that Mr. Hanna bad purchae
250 scats for himself and friends and t
national committee.
The parade was a famous column notar.
commanded. General Horace Porter , gra
marshal , at Its head , recalled to all vetcra
the campaigns of Grant , his chief. Folio
Ing Ma numerous and brilliant staff , up
which the sons ot Presidents Grant , Hayi
Garficld , Arthur and Harrison were proi
Inent figures , came General Granvlllo . '
Dodge , commanding the first grand dlvlslc
which embraced all tbo military organlz
lions of the parade. Ills presence and th
ot his staff brought vividly to mind the c
army of Grant and Sherman the Army
the Tennessee. With General Dodge , yt
commanded one of Its corps and now t
president of Its society , and General Hlcke
looper ot Its artillery and corrcspondl
secretary of Its society and Colonel Cad
Its recording secretary. It seemed to the
who identified these veterans as If the an
of Sherman were passing again In the gra
review of a ffcn.ration ago.
After the soldiers came the civic orgai
zations , numerous , In gallant trim and co
minded by thulr chief. Marshal n. II. Wi
nor of Washington. From front to rear
was the best organization , both In Us ml
tnry and civic sections , that has march
in Washington slneo the veterans of t
war passed through It from the fields
renown to thulr homes.
BRILLIANT NIGHT DISPLAY.
The many glorious scenes of the day w <
eclipsed by the brilliancy of the various nlf
displays. The decorations of the ball roi
have not been equaled before. H Is cert :
that they have not been approached In t !
country. These who have attended nol
fetes abroad Insist that they have not be
anyw hero excelled.
The cltj wcs ablaze with light. All I
parks and public grounds \\cre lllumlnati
Private Illuminations jolnc.I each other fn
end to end of the avenue , and the Immcr
public buildings termed In flames ,
Aa the general Illuminations glared , t
scaichllghta began to reveal Iho pub
buildings and to show Washington mon
mcnt. The capltol , the public treasu
and the state , war nnd navy buildln
flashed suddenly Into light , each a 'wondi
ful and an entrancing Image ot night , alti
nately fixing the .breathless attention
the multitudes , and .suddenly disappear !
Into the darkness. The fireworks and t
street Illuminations have not been equal
In the past , and the entertainment : of t
thousands who could not attend the b
was varied nnd ample.
Never before was an admlnlstrati
launched upon Its unknown future , wl
more Impressive or cntbiifilastlc demo
Ktratlon. The lights are out In Iho 1 >
room ; the ( lags no longer gleam agalr
the darknoift of the sky ; the city llgi
burn low ; tlu wild acclulm of the mul
tudo Is stilled ; after a day of feivuit I
trlotlc emotion the national rapltol sleei
With the sunrli & the new admlnlstratlc
which all citizens have united to welcon
must Rtrip itself for the countless tas
which will teat Its strength ,
H. V. UOYNTON ,
nvnvrs ov TUB n.vr iv : DKTAI
MulClnley Tnlce * IIlu Onlli of Oliiue
J'ri-Nenee of n Multitude ,
WASHINGTON , March 4. Today , for 1
fourth time In the hlntory of this great
public , a native-born cltln-n of Ohio , In <
presence of untold thousands of his count !
men , and beneath the great bionzs goddi
who stands lu her lofty place kymbollc of I
Idea that created this proud nation , bent 1
bead over the. uacred. book and took the B
cmn oath which bound him fur four Ic
years to watch over anil guard the wslff
of the American people. It was nn Impress
yet beautifully fclmple ceremony that mart
the accession of William McKlnley of Oh
student , lawyer , representative In the g <
eminent , but withal one of tha com in
peopleso dear to the American heart ,
the high office of president of the Unll
States of America.
There wns no ( lash of gratified trlura
In Iho dark eye beneath the bread wh
brow that scanned the shouting , cheerl
multitude that confronted him on the brt
terrace of the Mt frout of the capltol , 1
an expression nf humility , mingled with
nllzatlou ot tlif heavy burden * he wax abc
tonesumo and nuiuly determination falthfu
to discharge Ilif manifold duties ot hg | hi
office , ae ho bent hU head and repeated Ir
clear voice thfl words :
"I do Kilfiiimy nwear1 that Illl falthfu
execute the olllce of prtoident of the I'nli
State * , and will , to the bet ot my ablll
preserve , protect and dufend tno constltutl
of the I'nltPd Statps. "
Thu did William McKlnley gather fn
the hand of 0rover Cleveland the reins
power and become president ot HIM Unll
( Continued on Tblrd Page. )
EXPOSITION BILL PASSE
Sent Over to the Senate with a Good Bi
Majority.
NEBRASKA HOUSE VOTES FAVORABL
Amended Mrnnnro Ciirrjlnnr 1I ( ) ( ) , ( ) ( )
tiiioM TlirotiRli After iv KlRlit by
u Vote nf Seventy
| , , | to Twenty. i
LINCOLN , March 4. The Transmits1 *
slppl Exposition bill passed the house toda ;
without the emergency clause , by a vote i
TO to 20. The committee on corporatloni
having In charge Straub'a bill to tax an
regulate telegraph ) telephone and cxprw
companies , reported all of them for Intlcnnll
pcstponcmcnt , but the house would not cor
cur In this , and the bills were ordered to th
general file for consideration and debate 1
committee ot the whole. Sheldon's bill , * lioiif
roll No. 447 , to prohibit games , theatric ;
and circus entertainments on Sunday , ws
the topic of lively debate. During th
courao ot the argument Snydcr ot Shcrmai
a preacher , took a strong stand against tli
measure , to the surprise of every membc
of the house. The bill was Indefinitely posl
poncd.
Proceeding with the regular order , th
speaker announced bills on third reading , an
requested the members of the house to d <
filst from loud talking.
Ilouso roll No. 435 , by Kapp , Is a jolr
icsolutlon authorizing the commissioner c
public lands and buildings to eclccl and at
ccpt for the atato ot Nebraska certain tract
of land In Fort Randall military reservatlo
as school land. The bill passed by a vote c
30 to 0.
House roll No. 259 , by Welch , wns nes
In order. The measure amends section G !
chapter xllll , entitled "Insurance Can
panics , " ot the Compiled Statutes of Nt
brasku , 1S95 , and repeals satd section. 1
authorizes the forming of companies to cor
duct a line of general Insurance , on dctaclie
farm buildings , country school houses an
churches , also upon cattle , mules , sheep an
hogs , against dunage by fire , lightning c
tornadoes , provided such property be not Ir
surcil for more than two-thirds ot Its actui
value. By a vote of SS to 1 the meaaur
passed.
REACHES THE EXPOSITION BILL.
Ilouso roll No. 93 , Gaflln's substitute fc
the Transmlsslaslppl Exposition bill , was the
reached and put upon Its passage. A
amended the substitute provided for an ai
proprlation of $100.000 , Instead of $200,001
as was Incorporated In Gafiln'a amendmer
to the original bill appropriating ? 350OOI
Hefore the vote was taken Wooster said tha
charges had been made that the bill had bee
tampered with , and that a committee ha
been named to Invcsllgatfe thcac charges. II
wanted time , as one of the committee , t
make ouch a report. Speaker Gallln replle
that ample time had been given the coir
mlttee , and that the bill had now come u
In Its regular order and could bo acted or
Jenkins of Jefferson said he would piotes
against such a ruling1 and wanted his prc
test to go on record. Severe , chairman c
the committee on engrossed and enrolle
bills , said that EO far as his commltten wn
concerned , the bill had been correctly en
grossed. Ho eald that Wooster had bee
before the committee a few minutes , an
had then gone away after making a fci
comparisons.
Wooster made a violent speech , In whic
he alluded to "whitewashing" by the con ;
mlttee to Inquire Into the condition .ot th
bill , of which he wns chairman. He wante
moro time to examine the bill , and sal
that changes had been made by Ui3 chit
clerk. Ha wanted to summon witne ie :
and put them on their oath.
Fouk , another of the committee , ropelle
the Insinuations of Woostcr. The point c
order was raised that all this talk was ot
of order , and the speaker held the polr
well taken. Eager of Scvvard move.l to r <
commit the bill for specific correction , bi
wcs ruled out of order as he had not specific
what correction he desired to make. Eagc
then raid he had reference to the word "E (
toclallon" which had been Interlined sul
sequent to Its having been erased from th
original bill.
Eager then moved to recommit the hi !
and named the specific correction he wanle
made. Clark of Lancaster made the point <
older that the chairman of the commliti
on engroi ° d and enrolled bills had nride tli
report that the bill was correctly sngrossei
and that nothing else was , upon the bou.ii
HOW IT WAS ADOPTED.
The bill was then placed upon Ita pa'vsns
and paosed by the following vote In detal
Ayes :
Hamilton ,
Absent and not voting :
Crank , HcxMy , WooJnnl ,
imlurf. Be.-inim , Wrlglit-10.
McCraeken , fitcbblns ,
1'ollnrd , Wlebe ,
After the vote was announced Pollard c
Cass came Into the house and wanted t
have hU vote recorded tor tha bill , IIo en
plained that ho had been called away t
the telephone , but had lett word with th
chief clerk to record Ma vote that wa >
Speaker Gallln said this could only be Oon
by unanimous consent. If theco were no ob
jecllons Pollard's vote could bo recorded a
desired. This \yonld have left the rcsul
71 to 20. Soderman objected and I'ollar
said ho would bo satisfied to have his ex
planallon recorded In the Journal , which wll
be done ,
EXPLAINING TIIBin VOTES ,
The following explanation of his affirma
live vote vas made by Alderman :
I vote for this bill because It Is In th
line of progress , nnd because progress I
consistent with my party creed.
I vote for thin mcnnuro on the snm
principle that I will vote for a bounty o
sugnr beets , to encourage , to devolopo , t
emphasize nnd advertise the ugrlcultura
resources of this agricultural state ,
I um ashamed of my state for the dela
which the majority In power hero hn
cnuscd to this bill. It ought to have bee
passed weeks ago.
I vote for this bill , not un the prlnclpl
of "nn eye for nn eye , nnd a tooth for
tooth , " as has been expressed hero on th
other side of the house , bin on that hlghe
principle of prosn-sblvv dlslnterexted , non
purtlsun legislation In the Interests of th
tituto and of all the people , 1 therefor
vote "yes.1
The following explanations of ncgatlv
votea were read by the ctviuf clerk ;
HelluvltiK nn appropriation to th
Truntiintsslsblpi ) ! Kxitoiltlon to be Inconi
pntlb'.o with the financial com ! tlon of th
state mul also of the Individual citizen , an
bcHovine that It would tend to centcrullza
tlon , nnd to bo against the best Interest o
thn utntf , I vote "no. " Loomls.
This bill In my opinion > a unconstullonn
and u monstrous robbing of the people ;
vote "no , " Wooater of Merrh-k.
I desire to enter my protest ag-alnst an ;
bill being plucvil on Its final passage whe
serious charges of Irregularities are pend
.1 V
PRESIDENT McKINLEY.
following bills were reio.mtaondo < li'forvpa ;
House- roll No. 18. providing forAn.ri ap
proprintlon of J30OOQ for.J' TK\V ' : wing um
ing nnd a commlttee-'of "frrVfi'SUgat'on or
fraudulent changes In tho-jblll have not ye
reported to the bouse. I vote "no.-
Jenklns of Jcfl'erson. ,
On behalf ot a bankrupt treasury nnd i
tax-burdened people. 1 protest against vol.
Ing n. single cent of the stain's money U
Iho Transmlsslsslppl Exposition or nnj
olher show on earth ; I believe the best waj
to "Htnnd ! up for Nebraska" Is to stand uj
for the Inlorests of the taxpayers , who un
asked to bear the burdens of this expos !
lion , without receiving tjust proportloi
or the benefits. I vote "no. " "SVebb o
Custer. \
Believing that the bill Hhould be so cor
reeled as to leave no doubt as to its provl
slons , 1 nm comppllcd to vatc "no. " Gros
*
vt-nor of Ilnmllton. „ ,
CHANGKS-.IT3 TITLE.
Smith of Douglas then moved thai the title
of the bill be changed,1 to read as follows
which prevailed : i v tf
A bill for nn net to pj'ovlne for the parll
clpallon by Ihe state \Nebrnska In tin
T raiimnlsslPfilppI and Inti'rvntlonul Expo
slllcn lo be held in the ty of Omaha
state of Nebraska , In tlio year 1SU3 ; for tin
appointment of a slnlb lioaid of illrecton
by tlio governor , nnd to > authorize th <
governor lo fill any vacancy occurrlni
unions the said nix state directors ; to pro
vide for u notification l > > 'the.povernor ; t (
provide for the fixing , of sfitil opmpensuttoi
of each member of said JiqariL unil for Ihi
limitation of lime for T.'hlctr they Hhall I"
paid ; to provide for u , stHto'exhlbll at al <
exposition ; to definethn ilutlci ) of thi
bo.iul of directors In relation thcieto , fo
the payment of p.ilary-to each director , nm
for the appropriation of flOO.OW ; to provldi
that said stale' bounl of 'pl rcutors fehal
huvo control of -.expenditure of call
uppropriiillou ; lo provjtle { or-the organic
tlon of tlio state b"oft.id ? of director * ; t <
provide for what purposed * the said appro
printlon hhull bo expended ; * ' lo provldu foi
the presentation , aiiiHUu ; } , approval am
p < i renl of clalmH 'arising fiom fhe cxpvn
illlurcR of paid board ; . . tftAflx the placi
where said board of Mllrcclorn shall con
duct their buslncss.to ; , provide for a iccou
of lliclr nets , do'ngs mid 'expenditures ; t <
pit\ido for Ihe sitle of thiH property nflei
'
iho close of the exposition.
House roll No. SQ7 by House , providing foi
an act governing habitual criminals , wa <
placed on passage. It la for a graduate !
scale of punishments' , and conforms In tin
main with the habitual Criminal act of 11H
nols. Tim bill was defoatcd < ; by a vote ot B (
to 38. t :
Concurrent resolution'.No. 1 , by Senatoi
Hearing , aimed at elevator trusta and com.
blnallons of persons scelilnif to control tlu
prices ot grain nnd restricting competitor
In the buying and sclllu ; ot the eamc , wai
passed bya vote of SO to 0 , .
The house then took a rccfss until i p. m
UODDY'uEPOHTfi FOJl DUTY.
When Hodd'y of Otos , wjiojhaa been on th <
elck list for a week , apiwartid Jn the housi
this afternoon he was' gruetgd' with a rouni
of applause , which he gracufully acknowl
edged and then said : "Mr. Spe kcr , I desire
to be marked present. " if
House roll No , 229 , by > lllleh , was. ttrn
leached on the call for.blllt fimthlrd reading
It la an act to prohibit i r < fona from cliinh
Ing on railway tralna ; Nunif of the amen'l
ments having1 been printed , .fhei speaker tali
the measure would le | OTerj-untll this wai
done. /
House roll No. 254,1 by nifli.l provides foi
an apprci.irlallon of'the matriculation fee :
of the State Normal ichdq'l for a librae ]
fund for the use and . iupport of thi
library of the echoo ) , . TUttiinoiiey Is to hi
expended by the State Iloyrdicf Education
The bill was passed wltbi > ut.ja dissenting
vote. {
Hull moved that the.elftlrigncommlttee hi
allowed the privilege of reporting at anj
time , HOUBO thought the cqmmlttee slioiIU
bo permitted to report every morning
Hull accepted this auggititlon and his mo
tlon prevailed , *
Petitions were rcadf-lrom Adams and Web
ster counties , UeaverCity'and Grand Annj
of the Itepubllc posts TKT. 32 and 3j agalnu1
the abandonment ot thevMllford. Soldier ' ant
Sailors' home. They were * referred to thi
committee on soldiers ! homeii. A ' .letltloi
from Ogatalla , Keith-county-of-leventy-Jivc
names was read against thB paraaRe ' ot t
free r&nga lavv , I'etUlcna wire' also rein
favoring the passage fef house , , rjll No. 121
amending the mecusnCcfi' lien law , and hou * <
roll No. 122 , prescribing the qualifications o ,
a horseihoir. ' '
A long petition frgm cltlrong of Sbelton
containing 00 namqa. and-'Viuotlicr frorr
Orand Icland were .read protcitlng agaluti
any further epprtprhtion for ( he Mllfor ,
home. The Grand Island petition contalnei
& 00 naiiien. *
UCCOMMB.NDBn FOU PASSAUE.
On reports from Manillas comtnlttcca Ihi
( Continued on Second Page. )
BARTLEY'S ' CASE GOES OVEE
Continuance of the Hearing Granted Unti
Late in April.
HE FURNISHES A NEW BAIL BONL
Attorney fJoiic-ml ( II.Joels to tin
Amount of Hull null Siilllvlviicy
of Surety , lint County .liulKC
Coclirim Admits II.
LINCOLN , March ! . { Special Tclegram.- )
At 2 o'clock this afternoon the case of thi
State against Joseyh S. Hartley , charged wit !
embezzling state funds , was set for a heav
ing before Judge Cochrao of the couul ;
court. Shortly after this hour Attorneys C
0. Whcdon and K. F. Pettls , on behalf o
Mr. Hartley , appeared and by agreement tin
case was continued until April 19. This c\ati \
had bsen agreed upon between the -defend
ant's attornejs. Attorney General Smyth am
County Allorney Munger. A new bond wl ;
filed In ine sum of $50,000. Mr. Smylh ob
Jecled to the bond being < so law , bul Ibe cour
Ihough It sufficient. The following are sign
ers on Ihe bond : W. A. Dllworth , C. P. R
Williams , Benjamin R. Cowdsry , J. A. Duck
staff , A. J. lllllmeyer , W. A. Hackney , Web
sler Balon , J. H. McClay , T. J. Majors , W. A
Paxton , R. H. Townley , J. 13. Trlckey am
II. U. Sawyer.
T'IO ' attorney general objected lo Ihe boai
on the ground lhal the signers had no
justified. Thereupon Mr. 1'cttis producei
Mr. Paxton's Justification for 525,000. Thi
attorney general called atlcntlon to thi
tat Ihat Mr. Paxtcn was nol In eyen cour
anil that the Justification should be mail ,
there. This was also the opinion of Count ;
Judge Cochran. Mr. Paxton had Justlftci
before a notary and taken the 215 train foi
Omaha. On this account It was agreed be
tween all parties that the case would be hcli
3pen till U a. m. tomorrow , when .Mr. Paxtoi
would bo In Lincoln. Attorney Genera
Smyth remarked thai Mr. Paxton was on i
ir at number of bonJs and he waa nol prepared
pared to say what his liability was. Th (
[ jond was finally accepted.
Aeldo from the Justification of Mr. Paxton
r , J. MaJorJ Justified for $20,000 and tlu
rest of the signers for $3,000 each. The tola :
amount of the bond Is $53,000. Allornej
General Smyth said tonight that he thought
Hartley' would not waive examination on UK
10th of A'.iril , but would plead and go Intc
.lie case thoroughly ,
filtKICCi : I'UKI'AltKS FOR AVAR
[ riinclailH Orilcri-d ( o Sail mill He.
HITVl'M C'llllt'll Ollt.
ATHENS , 'March ' 4. Midnight The Iron-
dads , Sptvla and Psarla , will sail at dawn
to a secret destination , under sealed orders.
The official gazelle tonight publishes a de
cree calling out the reserves of 1891 , 1690 ,
ISS9 and 1SSS within three days. It Is esti
mated that Greece 'will then have 100,000
men under arms. The bulk ot the reserves
will be drafled forthwith to ThcEaaly , where
the troops are reported to bo full of ardor
and confidence. The cabinet had a long
sitting today , but came to no decision aa
to the reply to be addressed to the Identical
notes of the powers.
This evening a great public meeting wai
ieia hero to protest against the action ol
; he powers. At Its conclusion the crowi
narched to the palace shouting "War ! War
War ! " Before the palace several persom
iddrecaed the people and then , In response
: o their urgent demands , the crown prince ,
Jonstantlne , appeared on Jlio terrace , wear
, ng the uniform of a general. Ho thanked
; hose present In the name of tbo king foi
: ho loyal and patriotic sentiments exyrested
ml begged them to retire , saying that al
he prcicnt Juncture au attitude of "calm
Kst befitted the dignity of the nation. The
jrlnce was loudly cheered ,
[ ; KIIIC NHWMI-AI-KHS TAI.IC HOMILY.
\Vltli One Accord Tlu-y Vrno Hc I t.
niifc to tlio I'ruvi-m.
ATHRNS , March 4 , The ( Jreek news
papers are unanimous In counseling resist-
inco to the mandate of tbo powers' . The
semi-official Prola says ; "Wo cannot un-
Icrstand why a Qraeco-Turklab war ebould
threaten the peace of Europe , but wo wa
Europe that another Injustice against II
lenism would .render peace Impoalble. "
Tho1Asty and the Agropollsm both rldlci
autonomy as "diplomatic patchwork. "
The Ncdemera says that Europe mis
constrain Greece , but not the Cretans.
Other papers boldly advocate crossing t
Turkish frontier , where the shells of t
European fleet cannot follow ,
The Neapholmca. the government orga
liop = s lhal the reply ot M. Dclyannls fo t !
Identical notes of the powers will confoi
to the desire of Ihe Greek nallon.
Colonel Smollultz , tbo ex-minister of w :
In a letter to Iho Greek newspapers , co
firms the report of his resignation ai
states It was due to the rejection by t
government of his advice to dispatch rcl
forcements lo Crete. In the course of J
Interview Colonel Smollnltz declared I !
Grcsk and the Turkish forces on t
frontier were about canal. It Is report
that more naval and military reserves ate
to be called out.
A dispatch from Canea at noon staf
that an Austrian torpedo boat has tow
Ihere a Greek vessel with provisions fn
KUsamo. Tne Italian cruiser Sardegna
expected. Patrols have been doubled In I
town , and preparallonti arc being made 1
Ihe funeral of Colonel Suleiman Bey.
MRS. 11U17. SAILS FOIL XI2\V YOU !
Humor by Wiiy of ICi-y West of 11
U'llHl' Of ColllllftllOf'H UrtMV.
HAVANA , March 4. The wlfo of I
Rlcardo Ruiz has been granted pcrmUsI
by the authorities to rail today for N (
York , by the Ward line steamer Seneca. S
visited Consul General Lee yeslerday.
Caplaln General Weyler has arrived
Remedies , under escort of three companl
of the Royal regiment. As he entered I
town ho was cheered by the populace.
KEY WEST. Fla. , March 4. Passengc
by the steamer Maecotto from Havana rcpc
tiat the members of the crew of lha Coi
pclltor have been released and that t
Mhoonor has been restored to them. T
report Is not confirmed.
TKOUIIM : i.v .SAMOA.V . ISLAND
KolloM < * rH of tliu Di'iioxi-il Kli
Tlirenti'ii to .AttiK'Ii Apln.
AUCKLAND , N. Z. , March 4. Advlc
lust received hero from Somoa , dated Man
3 , say a strong body of natives under tl
leadership of Tamaaes , ox-king of Some
made bold by the absence of war ships , a
threatening King Malleloa at Apia. Klgl ;
Ing was expected and the foreign con si.
were powerless to quell iho dlslurban
without war ships.
S1 AI.V TO KIT OUT SIX WAR SHU1
Ualiluct AKrt-fN to an Kitriiordlniu
Credit for tliv I'liriuixc.
MADRID , March 4. At a meeting of tl
cabinet last evening an extraordinary crcd
was agreed to for the purpose ot fitting 01
six additional war
Afl4T tlif O rii nil Army I2iiriiiii | iiif > ii
CANTON , S. I ) . , March 4. ( Special. ) .
Canton wants the next state cncampmoi
of the Grand Army. The Grand Army of tl
Republic , Sons of Veterans and Woman
Ilellef corps hold their annual meetings t
gcther and have agreed to go to no ton
where there Is not an organization. Th
city has no camp of Sons of Veterans ai
on that account was refined the encam
ment heretofore. This matter will be flx <
Saturday , when a largo Sons of Vetcrai
camp will be organized. Then Canton wl
bu In good fihape to fight for the encami
ment.
I'lt-rri * Stunt I'limiil
CANTON , S. D , March 4. Special Tel
gram. ) Another snow storm has been bloc
ing trains from the cant. The legislators n
mowed In at Pierre and they cannot reai
liom * for several days ,
Movfim'iitH of Ocean VCMMCIH , March
At nremcrhaven Arrived Spree , fro
S'i > w Yorl : , vlu Southampton.
At Liverpool Arrjved Ilclfenland , fro
Philadelphia. ' \
At ttenoa ArrlvedtTlfnlacr Wllhelm 1
from Now York. \
At Q'jeenstown Hailed Oermanla , fro
Liverpool , for New Yoik.
At Rotterdam Arrived iSaandam , fro
Now York.
At London flal'cd Munliobn , for Nc
York.
At New York - ArrivedMiiJfHtlc. . fro
Liverpool : Cevlc , from Liverpool. Clear
-Karlsruhe , for Bremen. .
DJADGDRAL ADDRESS
President McKinley Outlines the Policy that
Ho Proposal to Adopt ,
FIRST DECLARATION OF NEW EXECUTIVE
Currency and Revenue Hequiro Immcdiats
Attention of Congress.
EXPENSES AND INCOME MUST BALANCE
People's Verdict Was for the Protection of
American Industries ,
URGES ACTION ON ARBITRATION TREATY
? fo _ Direct llcfcreitre to Culmii Trou
bled Will lie 111 * Aim to 1'rc-
Hcrve Pence Mllli All Ni
mul 1'rutcct AnicrlviiiiH ,
WASHINGTON , March 4. The Inaugural
address ot President "UcKlnley was as fol
lows :
"Fellow Citizens : In obedience to the will
of the people and to their presence , by the
authority vested In me by this oath , I as-
sunio the arduous and responsible duties ot
president ot the United States , relying on the
support of my countrymen , and Invoking the
guidance ot Almighty God. Our faith
teaches that there Is no safer reliance than
upon the Gnd of our fathers , who has so
singularly favored the American people. In
every national trial , nndlio will not for
sake us so long "as we obey Ins command
ments and walk humbly In his footsteps.
"The responsibilities of the high trust to
which I have been celled , always of grave
Importance , are augmented by the prevail
ing bufflnais conditions , entailing Idleness
upon willing labor and loss to useful en
terprises. The country Is Buffering from
Irdustrlal disturbances from , which speedy
relief must be had. Our financial system
needs some revising ; our money Is all good
now , but Its value inuet not further bo
threatened. It should all bo put upon aa
enduring basis , not subject to easy attack ;
nor Its stability to doubt or dispute. Our
currency should continue under the super
vision of the government. The several forms
of our paper money offer , In my judgment ,
a constant embarrassment to the govern
ment and a safe balance In the treasuiy.
Therefore , I believe It nccsseary to dcvlso a ,
system , without diminishing the circulating
medium or offering a premium for Its con
traction , which will present a remedy for
those arrangements , which , temporary la
their nature , might well In the years of
our prosperity have been displaced by wiser
provisions. With adequate revenue assured ,
but not until then , we can enter upon such. ,
changes In our financial laws OB will , while
insuring safety and volume to our money , no
longer Impose1 upon the government the
necessity of maintaining EO largo a gold
reserve , with Us attendant and Inevitable ,
temptations to speculation.
CARE SHOULD BE EXERCISED.
"Most" ot our'financial laws are the out
growth of experience nnd trial , and should ,
not bo amended without investigation and
demonstration of the wisdom of the proposed
changes. We mus > t be both sure , wo are
right , and 'make haste- slowly , ' If.'thuro-
fora , congress In Its wisdom shall deem It
expedient to create a commission to take ,
under early consideration the revision of
our coinage , banking and currency laws , on *
glvo them that exhaustive , careful and dis
passionate examination that the Importance ,
demands , I shall cordially concur In such
action. If such power Is veiled In the presi
dent , It Is my purpose to appoint a com
mission of prominent , well Informed citizens
of different parlies , who will command public
confidence , both on account of their ability
and special fitness for tha work.
"Duslnesit experience and public training
may thus be combined and the patriotic zeal
of the friends ot the country be so directed
that such a report will be made as to receive
the supiort of all parties and our finances
ccaso to bo the s.nbject of mere partisan Con
tention. The experiment U at all events
worth a trial , and , In my opinion , It can but
lirove beneficial to the entlro country.
INTERNATIONAL DIMETALLISM.
"The question ot International bimetallism ,
will have early and earnest attention. It
will bo my constant endeavor to secure It
by co-oporatl n with the other great com
mercial powers of the world. Until that con
dition Is realized , when the parity between
our gold and silver money springs from and
l > 3 supported by the rclattvo value ot the two
notale , the value of silver already coined , and
of that which hereafter may ho coined , must
l > o kept constantly at par with gold by every
resource at our command. The credit of
the government , the Integrity of Its currency
ind the Inviolability of Its obligations must
uo preserved. This was the commanding
verdict of the people anil It will not bo un-
licoded.
"Economy Is demanded In every branch ot
the government at all times , but especially
In periods like the present depression ot
business and dlstrcrs among the people. Tlio-
severest economy must be observed In all
public expenditures and extravagance stopped
wherever It Is found nnd prevented wherovar
In the future it .may bo dnvclopcd. If tha
revenues are to remain as now the only relief
that can como must bo irnm decreased ex
penditures , Hut the piescnt must not become *
the permanent condition of the government.
It has been our uniform practice to retlip ,
r.ot Increase , our outstanding obligations , and
this policy must bo again resumed and vigor
ously enforced , Our rovenuca should alwayu
be largo enough to meet with case and
promptness not only our current needs and
the principal and Interest of the public debt ,
but to make proper and liberal provision for
that most deserving body of public creditors ,
the soldiers and sailors and the wlilouu and
orphans , who are the pensioner ! * of the United
States.
NO INCREASE OP DEBT.
"Tho government should not us permitted
to run behind , or Increase IU debt In time *
like the present. Suitably to provide against
this 1 th mandate ot duty , the certain and
2asy remedy for the most of our financial
llfllcultles. A deficiency IH Inevitable uo long
lu the expenditures o ( the government ex-
: ced Its receipts. It can only bo met by
loans or on Increased revenue. While a
large annual surplus of revenue may Invlto
waste and extravagance , Inadequate rcvenuo
: reaten dlt > tru t and undermines public and
irlvato credit. Neither Hhould be encouraged.
Dutwcen moro loans and moro revenue there
Might to be but one opinion. Wo should have
more revenue , and that without delay , bin-
Irance or postponement. A surplus In tu ?
ircamiry created by .loans Is not a permanent
> r eafo reliance. It will uulllce while It lasts ,
but It cannot last lone whllo the outlays ot
.he government arc greater than Its recelplo ,
is hag been tbo case during the past two
rears. Nor must It bo forgotten that how-
aver much ouch loans may temporarily relieve
lievo the situation , the government In atlll
indebted for the amount of the surplus thuu
iccrued , which It must ultimately pay , whllo
( H ability to pay U not strengthened , but
weakened , by a continued deficit. Loan *
ire Imperative In great emergencies to pre
serve the government or lt credit , but a
[ allure to supply needed revenue In time ot
; > cace for the maintenance of either has no
lustlficatlon ,
AVOIDING DIRECT TAXATION.
"Tho beat way for the government to
maintain Its credit IB to pay BII It goes not
: iy reporting to loans , but by keeping out ot
lebt through an adequate Income secured
jy a system of taxation , external or In
ternal , or both. It Is the fettled policy ot the
government , pursued from the beginning , an
practiced by all parties and admlnlitratl < r..i
lo ral o the bulk of r'venue from taxus iJfiufii
foreign protliKtloiui entering iho uMted
Stales for sale and coutMmpUon , and av odlng

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