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Death. 1. The law putting two exceptions 011 tfae OUKKNMACKM passed Feb. "25, '02. 2. The National Bnnk Law, pa*s«d Mur. 25, 18(*f. 3. The Contraction Act, passed March <&b, UW>. 4. Credit strength en act, passed on March 18,18(59. j 5. Fund the Na tional debt, passed July 14th, 1*74. C, Demonetization of silver, passed on March 12th, 1873. 7. The resumption act, pa-ssed J?n. 14, 1874. OUR WASHINGTON CITY LETTER. FuOM Our I" C«RRi:flr(>NI»KNy . Washington, Jan. IS, IS9.>. The silver men in Congress are masters of the financial situation to the extent of being able to prevent legislation they do not want, but there is little probability tb»*ir power extending any further; hence , the certainty that there will be no financial legislation at this session. There is a scheme on foot to let j the whole question rest uirtil a few days before the close of the session and then to attempt to rush a bill through the House and the Senate authorizing the issue of bonds at the discretion of the Secretary of the Treasury. This scheme is the result of a combination of those democrats and republicans who think nearly alike upon financial questions, and will, as a matter of course, be opposed by th<* silver men. Somebody has either been very shrewd or veiy careless. It has just become known that a clause in the bill regulating the publication anil distribution of public docu ments, kitf>w« u hile - beioj e Con gress as the "printing bill,'' which this week received the President's signature and went into effect as a law, partially revives the franking privilege. The Vice President and members and members-elect of Congress being allowed to frank letters not exceeding one ounce in weight. Not a word was said a bout this clause when the bill was before either the House or the Sen ate, and every Senator and Repre sentative whose attention has been called to it professes ignorance ol its having been in the bill, but it is not likely that any of them will on that account luiJ to take advantage of it. VOL. i. Senator Morgan made a. speeeli at the seventy eighth -annual meet ing of the American Colonization | Society that has attracted consid-j ! erable attention, in view ol' his po sition in Alabama, where many have insisted thai the negro labor j crs were a necessity. Morgan ad vanced the opinion in his speech that the most beneficial solution of ' the negro problem. far as the ne gro himself is concerned, is to be found £n their emigrrfion f <•> Afri ca. which he declared to be the richest country, in resources, on earth. The Senator urged the for mation by negroes of a i i ue of steam* ships to run between Charleston or New Orleans and Africa, and pledged himself if that were done to secure commercial treaties with Siberia and the Free Congo State-; allowing free trade between them and the I'nited States. ' 1 It is said that more Pullman car passes have been distributed in Congress during the present ses sion than ever before. Ft is not ] surprising thai people should con i iieet this liberality with the propo ; sal to put legislative restrictions on i the charges made by sleeping and ! parlor car companies; also with the failure to push those pmposed legislative restrict ions. — Jf <was corwct In saying that only once in the history of the Senate has a bill having a majority in its favor —in 1850 when Robert Toombs, of (ioergia, defeated an appropriation bill by holding the floor during the last two hours of the session—been defeated by fail ure to reach a vote on it, some mis takes have been wade by those who have a>sumed to say in advance ■ how ali iiie Senators would vote. Keep in the Middle of the Road. ELLENSBURG, WASH., JAN 26, 1595. ROBERT A. TURNER, EDITOR. Measures have certainly failed to | reach a vote wliich were supposed j by the public to be favored by a ; majority; but, of course, Senator • Gorman ought to know m/v*> about ! it than the public. ! The llfttse Judiciary (Viinrniltee | has decided by a \wte of 7 to f> to ! report a resolution of impeachment 1 against Judge I'ieks, -of Ohio. The seven votes for impeachment j were aid cast by democrats, except j one, Representative Updegraff, of lowa, who is a republican; and the j six votes against impeachment* I were all cast by republicans, ex-: eept that of Representative Good- j night, of Ky., who is a ■democrat, j Representative Bailey, of Texas j will draw up the resolution of im- ■ peach ment. It begins to look as though the j Nicaragua canal bill is dead so far its this session of Congress is eot cejiied. The bill has been steadi ly losing ground, even in the Sen ate, ever since it was pointed out that no official government inves tigation had ever been made, either of the feasibility of the proposed canal, the money already spent by the Canal Co., or, of what has actu ally been done towards building the canal. There are plenty of statements as to these things, but I they all emanate from those who are interested in ihe Canal Co. ! There is mwh luor-e probability that Congress will merely author ize an official investigation to be I made than that it will pass the ca- I nal bill. If such au investigation ! was thoroughly made some very interesting things would be found out. The income tax appropriation went through the Senate without a division. NO. 26. Doirt buy tin van'- nvd when yov con buy a standard (fallon of Pure Atopic k'yrvp >for one dollar at the JiOSS BAKERY. The Monthly 3)aaviv is one fe the liest educators published on the coast. Only lOcts a year, Dx'.vt.ai' said: "The average wa *ge€« paid to laborers of this country for tiie past thirty years is hi least $3. The Census report says: "The average wages paid to labor skilled., and unskilled. Ie iiU oen.t«3 per day.'" The people are complaining a* bout the scarcity of isieney. The government is borrowing money yet the leaders of both the old par ties want to destroy tke liiree .hun dred and forty-six millions of green backs. Oh consistency where art thou? H. L. St owe 11 returned from Olympia on Thursday. The Guardian All gel, a dandy, jam-up Populist paper, published I at Washington, D. C., at 50ets. per I year, has reached oui' wigwam. It j is well worth the monev, : There are 30 mem hers of the Idaho house of representatives and 18 salaried vlearks to wait upon them. There are lis wenarors and 17 paid clerks of the senate. BREAKERS AHEAD rftfc "Dedicated to the toilers of the World, hv a. Feliow Slave." Press not icon; Etc: "Full of good material and is a striking presenta tion of facts.*'—Paul YanUkryokt. "Filh-d with gems of ec momic thought and research * * a most valuable addition to our iittraturc." —Chicago Express. "1 have read it wiiii a great deal of pleasure and profit."—lonatmus Po.vnioli.y. "A very good document."—.loiin W. ftKKffrUXTH ALL. 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