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(TTM 1 HI II jl HI II . m Ul. ; 10 CENTS A WEEK. NIGHT EDITION. TOPEKA, KANSAS, WEDNESDAY EVENING, APRIL 25, 1894. TWENTY-SECOND YEAH. RDUSINGCHEERS. Ex-President Harrison Greeted With Wildest Applause, Upon Appearing: in the Indiana Convention Today. BUNTING IS FLYING. The Whole Town Alive With Hepublican Enthusiasm. Six. Thousand People Confident of Victory Attend. Indianapolis, April 25. The Repub lican state convention opened with the weather clear and crisp, and although most of th delegates were up all night working for their favorite candidates, they were sustained by enthusiasm and showed no signs of fatigue. It is the largest convention ever held in Iudiana and 1,715 delegates filled the lower floor of Tomlinson halL The al "tenates were partitioned off by a high board fence iu the rear of the great hall. The gallery on the right was reserved for the ladies and there were hundreds of them present. The left galleries were occupied by the general public, and when the convention was called to order there were 6,U00 people present. State Chairman Gowdy was at the head quarters in the Denison house early and whs besieged by ticket-seekers. The chairman was unable to furnish any how ever, as the last ticket was given out last night. The hall was elaborately decora ted. A picture of ex-president Harrison, ten by six feet, was suspended immediately above the chairman's desk. Pictures of Blaine, the late governor Morton, Gov. JMcKinley, Garfield, Lincoln and Grant also adorned the walls. Great bands of tri-colored bunting crossed and recrossed the hall and. the general effect was most pleasing. Opening of the Doors. At 0 o'clock the doors were opened, and the arduous labors of the corps of sergeants-at-arms began. The delegates were seated by districts, and it was near ly 10 o'clock before the3' were properly arranged. The stage was decorated with red, white and blue streamers, and on the front of the- presiding officer's chair was a huge gilded eagle. At i):30 a band located in the left gal lery j ust over the stage, struck up a series of popular and national airs, and there after outbursts of applause were frequent until the convention was formally called to order by State Chairman Gowdy at 10 o'clock. - t When the venerable presiding officer, . ex-Secretary of Navy Richard W. Thompson, of Terre Haute, came on to the stage from the rear iu company with Charles W. Fairbanks, the convention cheered him lustily. lie was escorted to a seat next to Chairman Gowdy. Chairman Gowdy asked the conven tion to rise and Rev. Dr. Coultas of this city offered a prayer. Before the echo of Dr. Coultas' prayer had subsided, a lusty lunged delegate cried: "Hurrah for Harrison." The report oa credentials and perma nent organization was then adopted. The report as adopted provided that "The rules of the Fifty-first congress as adopted and applied by Thomas B. Reed and lately endorsed by the present con gress should govern." HxrrUon Given an Ovation. Pandemonium followed the appear ance of ex-President Harrison, who fol lowed the presiding officer. Hats and handkerchiefs were waved and the audi ence arose to its feet amid cheers. Ex-President Harrison spoke as fol lows: -Mr. President. My Venerable and Honored Friend: "I congratulate you; I congratulate the Republicans of Indiana that you are per mitted on this hopeful day to preside over a gathering of the Republicans of this great state. I Applause. You have battled for the principles of the party for many years; you have been the able, dountless champion of these great prin ciples, which ctiled the party into ex istence and which have won for it so often and through erie3 of such bril liant years of administration the confi dence of the people. Applause. As youxhave been faithful to the party in . the hours of weakness and darkness we lire glad that you are here this morning when the country is awakened to the fact that a restoration of Republican principles in administra tion is essential to the prosperity and happiness of the people. Great applause. To you my friends I would come this morning with an acknowledgement of my grateful obligations for those undeserved and accumulated favors which you have heaped upon me. "I will not undertake it this morning; it would be inappropriate. I will not stand between you and the important wprk which you have assembled to do, and which you are eager to be about. At some time during the campaign which bo auspiciously ojrevra today if it be the pleasure of my fellow citizens I shall bold myself at their service for a toiler discussion. Great cheering. "I cannot allow, as I have said before, that an ex-president has lost his citizen ship. Laughter and applause. The P.opla Hava Turnerl. "Nor can I admit that a calm and tem perate discussion of great public ques tions is undignified in any man. Ap plause. We have had, beginning with those years when a senate champion of "Whig principles turning Jo Col. Thomp son spoke to us fellow citizens of In diaua down to the last national campaign a continuous debate upon the question of the tariff. The people have now accept ed one view of. the question and now turning, have adopted the other. Ap plause. The debates seemed to have worn it self out. Even your silvery eloquence, sir, har&Ijr equ.il to stirring great interest in the question. Our people became so prosperous, so rich; labor was so univer sally employed at good wages that men ceased to appreciate the danger and dis aster that was involved in an abandon ment of the protection principles." Ap t- "rio orator was equal to tne task of ma.'.)taitiiD? their interest. But events hi stirred that interest to the pro foundes1. depth . of our society." Ap plause. "What the orator and the pamphleteer could not do, a bitter experience that has intruded itself into every home and into many brought starvation, has done and ia doing today. Our friends may en deavor to persuade the American people that this period of depression is only one of those periodic panics that they say at intervals more or less cetain, necessarily fall upon U3. "Some may endeavor to persuade you that the influences that have brought It about were climatic or seismatic, but I believe I do not state it too strongly when I say that the common mind the close observance of those who are edu cated and instructed by facts rather than given to refined theories has settled up on the cause of this present disastrous depression. Times Fall of iipprchsnilan. "They find that cause in the attempt to wifieout protective legislation, and to substitute for it the doctrines of a rev enue tariff. They find it in that uncer tainty which has intruded itself into every man's business enterprise, which has paralyzed his energies and which has compelled the wheels to stop while this great issue was being concluded. "The American workman is realizing today that it is not possible for him to separate himself in interest from the manufacturer who employs him; that he cannot listen to the wild and vicious ap peals which have been made to him, strike at the men who give employment to labor, without bringing the blow back in recoil upon himself and upon his family. Applause. "The times are full of unrest, disaster and apprehension. I believe today that all the tumult of this wild sea would be stilled as by the voice of omnipotence if the grand industrial and commercial classes of this country couid know today that there would be no attempt to strike down protection in American legisla tion. Applause. "The Republican party ie friendly to the restitution of silver to a place of honor among the money metals of the world. (Applause). Some of my friends in the west thought I was uttering new doctrines when I declared that I be lieved the free use of Bilver upon an international agreement that would assure its continued equality with gold, would do more than any thing that I knew of save the establish ment of the protection principle, to bring again prosperity into our commerce. (Applause) "The trouble upon this question has been that some of our western friends would not receive any man as the friend of sil ver who believed that we could not coin it freely and maintain its parity with gold except by coming into u agreement with other great commercial nations of the world. "They should have been more liberal. I believe today that we can see in Eng land, the nation that has stood most strongly against the larger use of silver, and in Germany, a nation that has fol lowed England, the clear indications of the growth of a sentiment for an international agreement upon this question. It is increasing in power and I believe if rightly and wisely encour aged and directed from America it will finally bring other nations, by the -compulsion of their own necessities into ac cord with us upon this subject." Ap plause. Mr. Harrison then closed with a warn ing to the Republicans against over-confidence, in which he said there was grave danger to the success of the party. The committee on resolutions reported the following platform, which was adopted and is as follows: The Platform. We, the Republicans of Indiana in del egate convention assembled reaffirm our faith in the progressive principles of the Republican party. We believe in poli cies past and present, best calculated to promote the happiness and prosperity of the people. The administration of President Har rison and the congressional legislation of that party were wise, pure and patriotic and we point to the marked contrast be tween the home and foreign policies of that administration and the present trav esty on government inflicted on the whole people. We believe in the republic doc trine of protection and reciprocity, which furnishes a home market for the pro- auctnns oi our. lactones ana our farms and protects the American la borer against the . competition of the pauper labor of Europe. We denounce the unwise and unpatriotic action of the Democratic party in attempting to elim inate the reciprocity principle from our tariff system, thereby closing a large foreign market to products of American farmers and depressing agricultural in terests. We denounce the present attempt of a Democratic congress to overthrow and destroy the American industrial system, a course that with the general fear of a violent readjustment of the country's business to a free trade basis has in creased the national debt and has plunged the country into the most disastrous business depression of its history; has closed numerous banks and factories throughout the country, has thrown countless numbers of American citizens out of employment, has compelled able bodied and industrious men to humiliate themselves by asking for charity and has filled our broad land with free soup houses and food markets. ittional Currency I'aTored. We believe in currency composed of gold, silver and paper, readily converti ble at a taxed standard of value and en tirely under national control; and we favor the imposition of increased tariff duties upon the imports from all coun tries which oppose the coinage of silver upon a basis determined by an interna tional congress for such purposes. We denounce the. avowed purpose of the Democratic Darty to restore the era of "wild cat" mdney. We believe in a lib eral construction of our pension laws, and we condemn the unjust policy of the present administration of depriving ex- soldiers of their pensions without a hearing; a policy intended to cast odium upon loyalty and patriotism. We believe it to be the duty of the state as well as the nation to make suita-t ble provision for the care and mainten ance of all indigent soldiers, their wivea and widows. We therefore favor the establishment by the state of a suitable soldiers' home for the reception of such soldiers, their wives and widows as may be overtaken by adversity. We demand a rigid enforcement of all immigration laws by the national .govt ernment, and demand such further.legis lation as will protect our people and "in stitutions against the influx of the crim inal and. vicious classes. We denounce the unpatriotic action of the Cleveland administration in hauling down the American flag at Hawaii and condemn the arrogant assumption -of power displayed in the effort to restore a tyrannical queen over a free people who had thrown oil the yoke of despotism. Distribution of "Pis" Condemned". We condemn the outrageous bargain j and sale of federal patronage by the Cleveland administration in. its unblush ing efforts to usurp the prerogatives of the legislative branch of the government to enforce a favorate measure through congress and compel the confirmation of presidential appointments by the senate. We condemn the reckless and extrav agant administration of the financial af fairs of this state whereby the people are subjected to unjust and unnecessary burdens of taxation, by an increased as sessment of property and increased rate of taxation and. by a multiplication of offices to be supported by the taxpayers of the state. We "believe that the benev olent, educational and correctional in stitutions of the state should be placed under non-partisan control. We believe in such legislation, state and national, as will protect the lives and limbs of employes of railways, mines and factories. We condemn the policies steadily pur sued by the Democratic legislature of Indiana in so gerrymandering the state as to deny the DeoDle a fair renresenta- tion of their views in the state legislature and national congress, thus imperilling the foundation of our institutions. The first ballot was for secretary of state. There was no nominating speeches. There were five candidates as follows: Aaron Jones of South Bend, A. D. Owen of Logansport; J. E. Watson Rushfille; M. II. bulzer, Madison; Jas per Packard, New Albany. Of Marion count's 130 votes, 35 went to Watson, the Ingest any . one candidate has re ceived. Ex-Secretary Thompson in his speech said tUat his work was nearly done; that he is no longer a boy. lie urged the str.te' Republicans to work zealously for success in November; advocated a pro tective tariff and deplored the present condition of affairs and charged it to the misgovernment of the party now in. power. - t Nominations. 3 p. m. W. D. Owens was nominated for secretary of state on the fourth ballot. HOLLCRAFT IN THE LEAD. for the Electrical Knildlne st Law- rence Are Opened. The state board of public works, at 2 o'clock this afternoon opened the bids for tho construction of the physics and elec trical building at the state university. The bids are as follows: C. II. HoUcraft, Topeka. $ 36,933; C. J. Rosen, Topeka, $45,754; Cuthbert & Sar-ge-at, Topeka, $40,830; J. S. Morse, To peka, 1 4S.300; J. B. Betts, Topeka, $44, 390; Ulrich Bros., Manhattan, $47,660; M. Hadderson, Topeka, $43,000; Henry Bennett, Osawatomie, $39,H8S; J. J. Cox, Lawrence, $42,216; J. W. Goodlander; Ft. Scott, $43,990. The legislature appropriated $50,000 for the construction and equipment of the building. VIRGINIA CITY AFIRE. The Whole City is Said to bo Burning Up. Reno, Nev., April 25. Word has been received here that a great fire is raging in "Virginia City. No details are obtainable as tele graphic communication is interrupted. It is said the whole town is ablaze. Every effort is being made to learn the exact facts. BACKING DOWN. A. Compromise tariff Bill to Be Intro duced, Says Senator Brice. Washington, April 25. Senator Brice is authority for the statement that a compromise tariff bill has been agreed upon which is certain to be adopted by congress early in June. It will take the form of senate committee amendments to the pending bilL Senator Brice would not indicate any of the changes the amendments will effect, further than it was its aim to secure a reduction of about 30 per cent more than the McKin ley law. Iiarree Court Martial Ends. Washington, April , 25. Secretary Herbert today disposed of the case of Commander Heyerman and Lieutenant Lyman, found guilty by court martial of causing the wreck of the Kearsarge on Roncador reef. The court sentenced Commander Heyerman to two years sus pension from duty on waiting orders pay and to remain stationary in his grade. Free Silver to he Considered. Washington, April 25. The house coin age committee by an overwhelming vote decided today to side-track the Meyer silver seigniorage bill and small bonds bill and instead to consider the Bland free silver coinage bill. The dentists are in session today at the Throop hotel. The morning was occu pied with papers by Dr. W. H. Shulze of Atchison, on "Prosthetic Dentistry," and J. P. Root of Kansas, on "Dental Educa tion." This afternoon is taken up largely w.th clinics Dr. C. B. Reed of . Topeka, is the supervisor. Stopped the Industrials. Portland, Ore., April 2a. An attempt was" made late last night by 300 indus trials to capture a Northern Pacific freight train, but Chief of Police Hunt was on hand with thirty officers and pre vented it. DAGGER AHEAD. President Cleveland Orders Out the Resrulars To Stop the Butte (Mont.) In dustrial Army, On Its Way Eastward With a Stolen Train. DEPUTIES POWERLESS. They Catch Up With the Butte Commonweal, But the Fierce Aspect of the Miners Deters Them FRG3J INTERFERING. Soldiers Expected to Stop the Train at Miles City. Progress of Other Branches of the Commonweal. Washington, April 25. The strong hand of the national government has at last' been extended to check in their mad career the lawless mob of Coxey ites who seized upon a train on the Northern Pacific at Butte, Montana, and started eastward. The government no longer will await upon the tardy movement of the state officials and today Col. Swayne, who is in command of the department of Dakota, in the absence in Europe of Gen. Merritt was instructed by telegraph to use the United States troops to intercept the mob and restore the railroad's property. This action follows close upon Attor ney General Oluey's telegram of instruc tion to United States Marshal Bede, at St. Paul. There is no legal difficulty in the way of governmental action at this stage, as the railroad property is now in the hands of the United States courts acting through a receiver, and the presi dent may move at Once upon the repre sentations of the United States judicial officers. There are sufficient forces of United States at St. Paul and Bismarck on the eastward of the train seizures and it is expected they will be stopped at one of these points. It can no longer be de nied that the peculiar movement now in progress t hroughout the west has aroused the apprehension of the national author ities. No Interference While Law Abiding:. As long as the numerous "armies" and other organizations conducted them selves in a peaceful and law abiding fashion, there would be no disposition to interfere with them, but as the character of the agita tors is revealed by such acts as the seizure of trains and other lawless do ings, it is made evident to the officers of the government that they can no longer stop at a policy of non-interference. Further trespass upon vested rights and good order of the community proba bly will be - severely suppressed when ever by a violation of United States laws the national government finds itself justi fied in acting. Location of tlie Butte Army. St. Paul, Minn., April 25. Hogan'a army of Coxeyites from Butte, Mont., at 7:30 last night reached Columbus, fifty miles this side of Livingstone, and went into camp, spending the night there. The. United States marshal, with a large force of deputies, started after the runaways yesterday, and when the Ho ganites were at Livingston the officers wer only one hour and twenty minutes behind them. The special train bearing the officers made fast time and overtook the stolen train at Columbus. When tho seventy-five deputies reached Columbus and discovered the 500 Coxey ites, who are mostly hardy miners, reck less of consequences, and determined to proceed, they found their authority was as little regarded as their force was in sufficient 'lhe Northern Pacific officials were ad vised of the situation and they ordered that no attempt be made to stop the train at Columbus. During the early morning General Manager Kendrick of the North ern Pacific has been in conference with CoL Swayne, commanding this depart ment of the United States army and it was decided to attempt to stop them and seize the men before reaching Miles City. Fort Keogh is near the city and troops have been ordered to seiz8 the train on its arrival there. To Beach Fort Keojh at 6. St. Paul, April 25. The orders to the troops at Fort Keogh say nothing about firing on the train and it is not thought such action will be necessary. A special train has been ordered to be held in readiness at Fort Keogh, and un less . the Coxey train is run straight through, notwithstanding possible ob structions, the special with a force of troops, will follow and arrest the Hogan army at the first opportunity. Running at 25 miles an hour, as they were when last reported,. the Hogan train will not reach Fort Keogh until 6 o'clock tonight, but if they increase their speed as they did coming over the mountains, they may reach there sooner. They re placed their former engine at Livingston with the best one to be had in the round house. Orders to Hold Them. Miles City, Mont., April 25. CoL Page, of the 22nd infantry, commanding at Fort Keogh, two miles from here, has received orders to stop and hold Coxey's Montana army and the garrison is under arms. The Coxeyites are expected at Keogh between 4 and 5 o'clock this afternoon. " Will Be Escorted Back to Bntte. St. Paul, Minn., April 25. A Ailes City to the Dispatch says: The ' Montana contingent of Coxey's army will not go further east than .Fort Keogh, owing to orders to the ' military at the fort. The army is now at Bil lings, and a dispatch just received here says that they have captured seventy-five United States deputy marshals who had followed them from Butte. Superintendent Finn of ' the Montana division is here and will attend to the stopping of the train at Keogh. Hogan, in command of the Coxeyites, had wired Finn that he would want hia private car to go east from Myes City and Finn will be on hand to explain the interruption in the program. The garrison at Fort Keogh consists of 500 men, with a gatling battery and Col. Page will execute his orders. The probability is that the army will be re turned to Butte under military escort. Private advices in this city state that in the fight between the deputies and the Coxeyites " no one was killed, but three or four were injured. Olnry Iasni Further Orders. Washington, April 25. Attorney General Olney, anticipating the ar rival at Bismarck of the train captured at Butte. Montana, last night by a continent of Coxey's army, to day telegraphed United States Marshal Cronin giving him orders similar to those wired last night to Marshal Bede at St. PauL He is ordered to execute any process issued by the United States court for the protection of property and ask for mili tary assistance if any resistance which cannot be overcome by the marshal and his deputies is offered. KKLLY'S AK51V AT ATLANTIC. He Comments on the Report That the Commonweal Is to Be suppressed. Atlantic, Iowa, April 25. Gen. Kelly was shown this afternoon the Associated Press dispatches from Washington stat ing that the government had practically decided to interfere with the common weal movement, and had ordered the Montana train load of men stopped. The general refused to believe that the gov ernment had really decided upon such action. "I don't see how they could reach such a decision," he said, "but if they have, we will make a test case of it and carry the matter' to the courts. We will not resort tojshysical force. We are peace ful, unarmed men and will never at tempt to cope with government forces. Our battle must be fought in the courts." Col. fc'pead took the same position as that of his late chief.' "This action is a usurpation of power by the government," Spead declared. "We will go to the courts if we are in terfered with. They will decide in our favor." "And if they declare against you, what then?" was asked. "They never will," was the emphatic reply, "They" cannot, but -oven if they do, the people are greater than the courts." Temporary peace reigned at the fair grounds today where the contending factions of Kelly's industrial army were camped. The revolution of yesterday which separated tho San Francisco and Sacramento divisions and elevated CoL Spead to the generalship of the latter, was the one topic of conversation in the camp and the bitter feeling among the men was as apparent as it was yesterday. An attempt to patch up peace was made, but Kelly absolutely refused to recognize the recalcitrant officer. The latter again asserted that he would march to Washington with Kelly's column, but would hold no communication with the general. The Sacramentos, while in the minority, were determined and seemingly anxious for a test of strength. and power with the Kellyites. Both leaders were kept busy today preventing personal conflicts between the men of the divisions, and Kelly expressed his fears to an Asso ciated Press reporter that the men would get beyond bis control and precipitate a general fight The march to Des Moines will . begin tomorrow morning. Kelly addressed the townspeople and aroused enthusiasm. AN ARMY OF 20,000 BIKJi. Iron Moulders Preparing to Mots to Washington En Alasse. Chicago, April 25. The biggest army of them all to start for Washington will be the iron moulders. The iron moulders' association will not join the Coxey army from here but will go on their own hook. They claim that 20,000 men will be in their ranks when they leave Chicago May 1. The International Iron Moulders' Union has 30,000 members. The object of the delegation is to petition congress for legislation that shall put the idle iron moulders to work. The committee which has charge of the organization of the Chicago delegation is composed of George liotob, William Barrett, John Campion, John Devenisch, Thomas Carr and Patrick Enright They have a list of delegations of iron moulders that are to join them as follows: Marengo, I1L, 75 men; John Weider man, leader. Aurora. 100 men; Frank Fisher, leader. Joliet, 50 men; John Canfield, leader. South Chicago, 75 men; Thomas Mc Cormick, leader. Quincy, 150 men; Martin Ryan, leader. Streator, 40 men; John Olsig, leader. Rock Island, 50 men; Fred Helling, leader. Milwaukee, 100 men; Charles Martin, leader. . . Grand Crossing, 40 men; Abel Christ man, leader. , At Baltimore the western contingent will be joined by these delegatations: . Philadelphia, union No. 1, 300 men; Martin Monahan, leader. Troy, N. Y., 400 men; Patrick Fanning, leader. Rochester, unions No. 11 and 12, 200 men; Owen Cox, leader. Louisville, unions No. men; Joseph Valentine, 16 and 18, 150 vice president international union, leader. Pittsburg, 300 men; James McGraw, leader. The iron moulders are not going to "capture" trains but will make terms with the railroads for their transportation to Washington. SOVEREIGX IS WITH THI-M. The Knights of Labor Chief Backing the Commonweal. Chicago, April i 25. Grand Master Workman, J. R. Sovereign of the Knights of Labor who has entered heart and soul into the commonweal movement hero said today: "This is now a matter which cannot be treated in a light way, ami it has become so serious an affair that tho eyes of the nation are now fully opcno.i to its importance. Why should any one laugh at these armies now? They uro stirred by good motives and show that they are in earnest, because they will endure hardship and suffering to accom plish their objects. The scenes enacted at Boston indicate that we are standing on the crust of a volcano of public opinion which may burst into a demand for act inn at Washington and legislation to relievo the unemployed and the starving. "The Coxeyites are right and patriotic; in one of the planks of their platform. They asked that no interest-bearin g bond- be issued. That is one of the cardinal principles of the Knights of Labor. "Washington is liable to double oven quadruple its population in tho next tv weeks, for all roads now seem to lead there, and soon thousands of men will bo marching thither. Of course the Knights of Labor are in sympathy with this move ment I was told that 900 knights from this city are ready to join the local army. I am glad of it and I believe they will in the end accomplish great good. Von have but to study history to see that im mense wares of sentiment like the pres ent result in something. You will see that the Coxey movement will bring about a sudden and decided change in the course of legislation." TO PROTECT TI1K rOMMUNWKAI. Senator Allen Offer a Resolution Declar ing; Their Rigrht to Come to Washington. Washington, April 25. In the senates today Mr. Allen, (Nebraska,) offered tho following resolution for which he asked immediate consideration: Whereas, It is currently reported that unarmed, law-abiding and peacefully dis posed, but unemployed citizens of tho United States are about to peaceably as semble in 'Washington to petition tho government for a redress of their griev ance, and Whereas, Threats of arresting such persons have been made on their enter ing the District of Columbia and t'jie city of Washington: therefore be it Resolved, irst lhat under the con stitution of the United States, citizens of the United States regardless of their rank and station in life, have an undoubted and unquestionable right to peaceabl v assemble and petition the government for a redress of their grievances at any place within the United States wher.j they do not create a breach of the peace, menace or endanger persons or property, or disturb the transaction of tho public business, or the free uso of the streets and highways by the public. Second That such persons have as un doubted a right to visit tho assembly in the city of Washington for any an 1 all peaceable purposes as iu other portion of the territory belonging to the juris diction of the United States at all nines j, being amenable to the law for any viola tion thereof. Third lhat such persons have a right to enter upon the capitol grounds of the United States, and iu the capitol itself, as fully and to as great an extent as any other citizens or persons, as long as they do not disturb or hinder the transaction of public business, menace the public peace or rights of persons and property, and any threat of violence to such persons under such circumstances would be a clear violation of their con stitutional right. Fourth That we commend the prompt enforcement of all just constitutional laws, looking to the preservation of tho public business and the prevention of crime; but under pretense of preserving the public peace and the prevention and punishment of crime, peaceable and law abiding citizens must not be disturbed in the full and freo ex ercise of their constitutional rights. Objection was made to the considera tion of the resolution and it went over under the rules. ALL THE WAY FROM SEATTLK. Tha Army of 1,000 That l'roposes to Walk the Jntire Distance. Seattle, Wash, April 25. The North western Industrial army, 1,000 (strong, made up largely of men who came to work on the Great Northern and tho Everett & Monte Cristo railroads, will start on foot this evening for Washing ton City. The next day they will march to I'u yallup, where the Tacoma contingent, about 500 strong, will join them. Hopes are still entertained of securing trans portation from the Northern Pacific, but failing in making this arrangement, f.m evident intention is to board the lir.t east-bound freight train. The army i organized iu fourteen companies of about sixty men each. NO TESTS FOB COXET. Boen'i Resolution Iinrled In a Committee Room Where it Will Sty. Washington, April 25. Representative Boen's resolution to allow Coxey's army the use of government reservations and United States army tents was referred to the military committee where it is likely to remain. There will be a committee ; meeting on Friday, but it is doubtful whether tha resolution will be acted on or even con sidered. This will bo the last meeting before the army is scheduled to arrive. Mr. Boen is considering the advisability of getting the subject before the houe as a privileged question affecting tha peace and safety of members. COMMliNT IX J llANCK. Pakib, April 25. The Temps com pares the march of the Coxey ban Is hi the United States to the uprising of the populace in the Middle -Ages, adding: "At the same time it would be wr.;;ig w regard this particular demonstration as the event of a social revolution. Society in America lies upon such broad found.i tion3, and is bo firmly based upon tho national conscience, that what would lead to a general revolution elsewhere is only a rapid skirmish in America." I'ndrr Consideration. Washington, April 25. The house has had the consular and diplomatic ap propriation bill under consideration today.