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THE INDIANAPOLIS DAILY SENTINEL SATURDAY MORNING, 31A1K.'1l 7 1885.
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ftr vant ofipnce in Vast (it'll: !' Vjill (ipf't'lf t'i
u . .utndiz I t Vo'uttu T.V uj t-'t i.'rner
Fmi4Y, March t,
Wtp.HT AM MKAH'I.H.
On n ction üf Mr. K0WLEI1. the bill II.
):. H'.! to Jf;u'a'e welgbta and ineaaurea was
I f?d Ij yeas nays
a i on i er.r.;,i.
n motion by Mr DAY, the constitutional
wm suspended, and the bill 8. c jn.
. i I r f: ferrie was read second time by title,
the third tirr.e by lectlons-
Mr. 2LVCRUKK: This biil, ai a matter ol
c,r f, Is gf Ler.tl in its character, bat local
U its implication. It bat no' particular ap
1 icatlcn except In the city of Jefferson Tille.
Tiereople in the vicinity of Jeifersonville
I ave complained of the charge of ten cent
i(t fco: paengcrs. The Conon.issioners of
f.'ark County have ordered thera to carry
plungers for live cents, but thty have re
fused to accede to the demand of the Com
r!ticnert, and now they come here, for
the purpeje of getting lit'gatioa and Etill
j rc'ci) their concurrence in the demand cf
tne Cc mm is doners.
.Ir. DAY: Many perso-. In ray district
den.-ird that this bill ahou'd bo pv-sd. Ab
tbe matter row is, wheuever tue Biard of
' .ir n.Itsionera mate a decision it is final.
"We want the riht to go into the Circait
Court cn npia). We want logo ba:k where
v f "vere under tbe 'a tour jears a-o.
II bill pined by jeai Z), Lsys'J.
;..'r. I1AILEY moved to take from the ts
1 r l ie bill 4 i:;c toalloT so'.onns in the
c 'ts cf Indianapolis and Evansville to keep
tj n except from midnight to I a. m.
Mr. McINTOSH made an ine.'lectaal mo
tion yeai, KJ; nays, l'J; to lay this motion
en lie table,
The xiiotion to f.ie up the bill was agreed
0:i motion ly Mr. BAILEY the report of
the majority of the committee was con
turr j m yeas, 22; nays, -'J.
Mr. DAVIS, in expla'ning h!s TOle, said:
Tue till throws down the doors for aalom
kt per to eell Dqncr whenever they please
frSfr-tt upon Sundays and flection "days. I
us vol in f.or t-f uch liberal provisions
fcr the cale of intoxicating liquors. I vole
Mr. McINTOSH: I ana oppel to the
yauage of this bill and therefore opposed to
the report of the committee. I am perfectly
surprised at the votes that ara beinc rait in
tLe Senate. Is it possible that the raloon keep
ers of Indianapolis and Eransville can put a
rinr in the rose of the Democratic Senators
in th;s Indiana Senate and n.ake them vote
what thty want? Is it posiible tint mem
hers who, a few days ao, voted to lay thit
tili tjpon Lhe labia now csnie here within
to days of tbe end of the e5ion and chants
their votta and brin the bill tack and takt
i.ponrticce? In the name of my constitu
ents I protest against this measure and vote
THOMPSON: The travelling public
romin? in t late hoar9of the night after the
betels L;vi been clofed noaid be beneflted
ty the extention cf the t'm of clodins
talccns until 12 c'cluc Mr assac'a'e
t-.cator (Mr. Bailey) h-.i looted into th'a
i; atter by day and niht and he fays the
tiRvtllinjf public demand lt. I vote "aye "
Mr. MAGEE: Two years ao I was not in
favor of the Metropolitan Police bill, bat I
1 avt If en persuaded that is the right kind
c legislation. We have got tn have an
ail itr;iry hour for closing up the saloons
eny way, and I think 11 o'clock is a good
1 uur. Kartetly I don't believe that this
law cnght to be interferad with. The law
timp y applies to Indianapolis an3 Evans
vilie; if it was general there might be some
i:ueition. Iam opposed to any change. J
Mr.lllLLIGAS3: If this proposition was
to apply generally I should oppese it, and
ir.ce it is special I will oppose it. If such a
)kw would be g)od in Indianapolis nad
Kvacsville it would be good in my town. I
do not think it would be good in my town.
I am opposed to taking up so much time in
this kind of legislation. 1 vote "no."
The vote was announced as above.
Fo the report was concurred in.
Mr. DAI LEY moved that the bill be en
grossed. I submit that it is simply a police
regulation thit has fixed the hour of closing
lalocns in Indianapolis for the past two
yesrs. The statute upon this subject is not
regarded. The saloons have not any partic
n ar hour for closing. It seems tj me na
iVr that Senators from another district!
tj-cu!d come heie and vote for legislation
r.rjuit to thia large city. The whole com
iwtnity were well pleased with the police
r-cu.'atlcn closing the saloons at 12 o'clcck.
(if f or two papers objected to it on the
gronLd that it was a police regulation in
stead cf a it&tute lavr. Therefore we are
teekirgby this bill to maks the law con
form to tee demands of the traveling public
, ard the peop'e of this city. Indianapolis is
th Capital city of the State, and there are a
ltr j: number of respectable people on the
fctret after 11 o'clock at night.
Mr. OVERSTKEKT: I want tj repel the
(lander that Is attempted to be perpetra'ed
rprn the traveling public of this S'are. The
idia that there is a necessity after 11 o'clock
at i.icM for men to have access to a saloon
i?ht'sard. The bill is fcr the ac:ommoda
t:cii c: the saloons. It wonld indeed be
suance if a person could not procure in In
dian&ijclig, after 11 o'clock at nignt, a sind
vcirh without going to a saloon. I do hop
tr.d pray that the senior Senator from Ma
rion will not summier his manhood to the
Mr. THOMPSON: WcwoaMnot bodoirg
try violence by voting to allow the saloona
1 th:s city to remain open until 12 o'clock.
I Lave ccme to the opm'on. that teoiperauc?
i to te established in ths family c;rcle. in
ti e Church end ianday-chool, and not br
inw. I have a horror of cstabiishicg religioh
1 v J;:x.
"Mr. WINTER: The only c:a?j of people
that is demanding the passage of ih;f bill is
the saloon penple and a small clasro? ward
joliticlacs. I know the sentiments of the
tetter cless of Democrats and Republicans cf
tniscity, and they are opposed to iL Ic is
for political success tliat ttiese small fry p jli-
Ticiacs court the ealcOQ vote. There is no
tntiI:ent whatever among either Damo:rata
cr lit j ubiicafcs fcr a change in the present
'aw. In en (esrly day cl this sessicn there
ai;e before this Senate a memorial cf the
I Störs cf this city asking that trie law in re-
ard to saloon closing be set changed. Id
1 v7" the alecn-keepera fixed the hoar to
f : m at 11 o'clock, and tnere Is no occasion
la n tke the hear later.
Mr. CAMPBELL, of Ft. Joseph, moved to
Indefinitely postpone tbe biiL
Mr. RAHM: The Rcpablicsn Senators
fill vote straight ahead for temperance. So
far as I know, everybody ig satisfied with the
I ill. I am fc re to defend the rights of the
citizens, and I intend to do so by voting for
the bill. It is not fair that a man should
tcthaye the right ta drink from 11 to 12
c'r leck. It i not tbe saloon-keepers and
rummers in Evaneviile aicse that demand
It motion to iD(?eßnite'y poitpar.e wai
tprtd to by yen J I, nT 1 i
Mr. JOHNSON, of Tlp;ctno, In etplaln
Irg his vote laid: While my ouaty Is not
Intercittd In this b;l yet I am opposed to
the motion to Indefinitely postpone. In
iraall cities life ii ebbing away at U or 10
o'clock, while at Indianapolis life it Jest
commencing. I don t think the Benate
wonld commit any mistake in passing this
bill. I believe the metropolitan character
of tbe city of Indianapolis would justify the
eiter ding of the hour until l'J o'clock
Mr. BH1YKLY. when his name was called.
aid: While I am in principle opposed to.'
the propotitioa of the bill, yet as it is lccil '
in Ita character and es a majority of the Sen-
atora representing tues localities appear to
be anxiCQS for its puuge, I vote against tbe
motion to indefinitely j-ostpone. 1 vote "no."
The vote wai then announced as Above.
Fo the bill was indefinitely poitpaned.
On motion of Mr. Il.ULDY, the Constltn
tion rnle was snspended. and the bill H. 271
prohlbltir.2; the manufacture and sale of cito
margarine wa read the iccond time.
Mr. FOITLK E: I think we ouht to hear
freni some physicians ai to whether thce
articles are injurious. I think there ought
to te a provision that a man could sell oleo
margarine as oleomargarine it he desired. If
it is not injnrlotu, and a man desires to use
it In his family, he ouht to be allowed to
Mr. IIA I LEY: This bill was copied from
the law in New York It was benencial to
tcth consumers and manufacturer. This
hill Ja intended to stop an imposition upon
the bearding public. If wo simply tay that
Lothirg hut genuine butter can be sold, it
will te what the poople demand.
Mr. CAMPDELL, of 8t. Je?ph: I cm
hardly see how any lax could ho passed to
prohibit the tale cf anything unless it wa?
tbc.vn to be injurious.
Mr. OYEKtjiKEEr: As I am in favor of
prohibiting the 9ale of anything that 1 in
juriout -te it whisky or oleomoriine I am
in favor of this bill.
Mr. CAMPBELL: As no date has been
given shewing that thu was irjarious, and
rr.t knowirg wheter it is injurious or not, 1
will vote "no "
The bill rested by yeas i', nays
AFTKUNOON SESSION. t
1 OA N AMI l.ni.MS AÜS0CUTI0NS.
Tbe bill LH. IL -"'' to provide for build
ing, loan fund and livings associations com
ii g up as a special order
Mr. McINTOSH called attention to a pro
viso in fc'eciiori 1, which sceuis to decUra
fjiMted n emy paid in because th whole
(i.ttcription Is not paid in; also, ia .Section
IJ. Movidirg for further forfeitures.
M. MAfiKE underitood Section I to mean -that
the r.miey t.tid in was to be held ai a
sort of ifcnrity for the payment of insta'l
meuts', but did no: think a forfeiture woald
work witboot proreedins in a co-rt ol ci:n
pete nt juiisdiction.
Mr. CAMPBELL, of fct.Josepb: This bill
cotnea under aln;ot all ohjeetton lo a u-aary
bill; besides, preferred stocfeholderj may
hold !1 per cent, of the etjek. Then thfso
iorfCtatiCE8 may nold n I most unlimited
property A etirory glar.ee at the hUl iudl
ates that it should rt-ceivn a careful on
fideia'ion. Ths seerns to be, boi!d dox :i,
viciem If izif latlon.
iMr. I1ILLIGAS3: There is astm'Urlt
on our Metnte books, commencing with
Section 3, 107 of th co le. This hill giv-; a
greater latitude than the prnt law. There
can be no forf'tnro excDt by a borrower.
The hill give the association the right to
loan to cutsidprs, ;id1 dees not interfere
with the Jaw as it now stand. He had
known rcauv men ti accjuire homes with
the aid of these associations by paying bat a
little mere thn rent would rost for live, six
or eeven years. There ran ba miniistice
growing out of this bill, but it would hi pro
ductive of gnrd.
Mr. DAVIS: I am very strocgly in fjivor
of the building and loin association lav a?
it f tar cs. Tnis hill Is not subject to the crit
iciem inede by the Senator from St. S)sph.
The se associations never charge more interost
than the law allows Dut there are such se
riors cbjfcticns toth's bill I can not support
i. It proposes pome radical change?, tj
which I am opposed. The section proposing
to mate preferred stockholders ia all wrong.
There also are objections to Sectioa I
Mr. OVERS TRKET: It is said thepr?ant
Jaw has worked well aod done much eood;
then why not leave it alone? This bill pre
scribes that no premiums shall be deemed
usurious. It is a dangerous bill, and ought
not to paf s
Mr. WINTER has been a manager of a
Building Association for many years, and
by the aid of such associations many have
acquired homes who otherwise would not
have homes. This bill is an Insidious
eilort to convert such associations from their
legitimate purposes by allowing tha mana
gers to reap a rich harvest from outside -s.
There Is no wrong about it under tha pres
ent lafv, but this bill would allow nsuriom
interest of the worst kind. As now operated
they may be called the poor man's biu'c.
Under this bfll a small minority of the stock
holders would have all the profits, with bit
The bill was rejected by yeas 7, nays Z.
On motiou by Mr. McCLURE the bill
H. K 11 in relation to the removal of
obstructions from public highways, was
read tfce second time and passed und?r a
dispemation of the constitutional rule by
aje and nay vole, and finally pa?3ed by
je 37, ceys 0.
II II MMi AM) JON ASSOCIATIONS.
The bill 3. R löij for th inc irporation
cl buitdlcg, loan fund and saving associa
tion1, a special order, ws real th3 thirJ
i n e.
Mr. BAILEY: There has been no law
upon our statute books that ha3 djue o
much for the welfare of the people a? this
law. They encourage people to save t'ooir
eernirg. In thi3 city these associations
hsve become mere and more popular. Taey
have built up hundreds of homea. Taey ar-
mansfcfd so economically that the percent
egecf losses is exceedircly small. There
would be r.o danger of making a continuous
afcc aiion. These ssicciatiohs luve hid an
influence in lowering the rate of interest.
Lcscs to persons outside of the associations
have teen allowed under the present law.
Mcstcf tbe ascclations receive r.nly pr
cent., while the law allocs them s per c?nt
Mr. CAMPRELL, cf St. Joseph: As this
bill now stands it is, in my wind, subject to
Meat crit'eism. I fee in it only a scbems to
rpsnize a corporation, with the pover to
htve a million of dollars of st:cfe. and under
tbe name cf premiums Joan it at a usurious
rate cf interest, as it provides that loins may
be made not only to stockholder?, but to
these cutside. and premiums crbonus be
taten ts consideration for such Icaisbe'ng
granted. There is no reason why euch power
vt usury should be given to these associa
tions any more thaa that Each privilf.j
shculd be given to savings bank. As the
bill x:cw B'ar.ds it is vicious and daneroaa
Mr. DAVIS: 1 .ielieve the question ha?
b n fully d-ecntsed. Tbe Supreme Court of
Pennsylvania hps decided that taking premi
um for priority cf loans is not usury. It has
teen decided "this way in Indiana. The
workings of these associations have been bn-
erleial. The objectiou of their being" associa
tions with larpe capital is not valid, when
we understand that the funds of the associa
tions aie put out in mortgages, samll loaas,
Mr. WINTER: The contemplation of thee
eiteciatiet U that, at rst, the :i:an who
tefp rccr.ey frcm the aocUtion pvi a blgi
rate of intereit, bat atterftanli he rectivct a
hltrb rale c f lntret fr ni tbe otler borrow
ers: hence it would not be usurious.
I'r.drr the preient law tLc cat not
loan their monay to outsiders. This bill
provides that when the association can not
loan to any of their numbers they can loan
to outsiders at the legal rate of Interest.
This bill hai ben recarrmended by 2VJ loan
awoclations of the State. The only capital
the associations ever have is tbe weekly dues
upon their shares. This bill provides that
the loans shall only be at the lczal contrast
rate. Tbe proTislons In the existing law In
regard to holdin,; proicrty is not changed.
Members desire some time to take oat shares
in favor cf their children. We hive no
saving backs; our lavs proved an utter fail
ure in regard to them. Thesn associations
ac aseavlnra banks.
Mr. EODLKE, by consent, amended the
hill to that loans to outsiders shall not bs at
ruore thtn tl legal rate.
Mr. RA I LEY: I am eatht'ed that the only
purpcte of this bill woald be to make stra'ght
Mr. THOMPSON: I believe tho tp'rt cf
fairness has always been exercised in these
sttociations. None of the. members of the
associations have spoken against them.
Mr. CAMPBELL, of St. Joseph: Since
the bill is amended so that loans to those
who are net btcckho'.ders Khali not be at
more than leal rates, aud with no pre
miums, the great objection which I sir Jr.
the hill if largely removed.
The bill pushed by yeas 3S, nays 0.
THE VI Ml I A II i.i .
Tbf Lieutenant (Jovernor laid before th
Striate the Vfto of the Militia bill. 1
Mr. FOl'LKE moyel to postpone the con
sideration of the veto ir.es until to-morrow
tMcrninf; at 10 o'clock.
The motion was rejected.
On motion cf Mr. DAVIS it ivis orJerp.l
that the i!. cyanic be spread at lar,;e ujju the
Mr WINTER: I think the Constitution
dccH not c -ntemn'ate immediate action upon
a yeto. I Heads.
Mr. WILL ARD moved the Senale take up
the consideration of the Governor's veto and
demanded the previous question.
The demand was seconded by the San ate.
aud under its operations tho motiou was
8!rff d to by vras ill. navs 20.
Mr. FOCLKE believed the objsctionsof the
Governor would have weight with the Sen
ate, and thr ; rc er way to treat the message
is to refer tb - l- 'l o the Judiciary Commit
tee, and he n nd tha. motiou.
Mr. WILLI IV: u.s's ed the previous ques
tion Ot-a to tin- jueition ' sha1! tbe bill p93
the ohjectiuns oi the Oovernor lo the con
trery." Tne PRESIDINO OFFICER (Mr. McCul
iccgh in the chair) decided that tbe opera
tion of the previous ::e&tio:i lud been ex
Mr. SMITH, of Jenuings objecieil to the biil
limine uferiid to the Judiciary Committee.
We can do an honorable, service by sustain
ing the n ess.1 e. Every la&oting man against
wnora this biil i directed, would pmice tiie
C'Cv-rnor for b:s Klorious action, i. is the
n ost odious bill thatt.x been introduced in
lite Senate. I demand the previous qnestiori.
Tbe demand was seconded by the ?ena'e
and ender its operation the motion to rfer
was rejected by yeas 10, nays -''i.
The Senate sustained the vote of the Gov
ernor by yeu 5, nays 3.
Mr. CAMPBELL, o: Hendricks, whoa hit
name was called, said: I voted for this bill
believing that in a certain emergency D.
wna!ddo great Fervice in preserving tha
peace. I urdersioid that the bill hadbeea
prepared by those competent and interestel
in tbe measure, and had no reason to do iot
its constitutionality. I gave little attention
to the detail; the main provision of tin
bill was all I nad in mind. I am constrained
to believe and do hslieve that the Gov
ernor's objections r valid, and that cer
tain parts of the bill ore unconstitutional.
While I voted to reter the bill to the
Judiciary Committee, I am not prepare! to
vote for the bill. I vote "no."
Mr. JOHNSON, of Tippecanoe, in explana
tion ot his voe, said: I was in favor of the
passage of this bill, but, believing the ob
iecticni of the Governor valid. I vote "no."
Mr. MARSHALL: I vctei for the bill, be
lieving it to be a just one and believing that
the people cf the State desired that the
militia of our State should stand al ,n side
of the militia of Ohio and Illinois. I sup
pose, however, the Governor ha9 examined
the constitutionality of the bill very closely,
and should be compitent to jude. I vote
Mr. OVERSTUEET: The Democratic Sen
ators cn this door, who were the especial
champions of the bill, seem to abandon it
in Ps time of need. I do not knor wacher
it is a constitutional measure or no:, hat as
I give a great deal of weight to the opinions
of the Governor. I vote "no."
22Mr. WILLARI), when his nante was called,
said: I am still in favor of a ooi militia,
and 1 ho only reason that I now vote against
the passing of the bill over the Governor's
veto ia that I believe the present biil uncon
stitutional. I vote "no."
Mr. WINTER: The hill Is a very Iengtbr
one, and there was no discussion of its pro
visions in detail I think the Governor's ob
jections are well taken, and as we have no
right to pass an unconstitutional law, I vote
Mr. YOl'CHE: I vote ! tor this bill on its
passage, and should a proper militia bili be
brought up, I should vote for it. The argu
ments of tho Governor are insuperable, a id I
feel it is my duty to vute against the bill. I
The vcte was then announced as above.
Sn the Senate refused to pas the bill orer
tbe objections of the (Joveruor.
IWIYEK-.'IIKS MAY H0U REAITY.
On motion by Mr. FOULKE, the bill II.
R. U O . to allow educational institutions to
hold jOO.OOO ia real es ata was ;a 9td by
y f ps ;;t. nays 1
The Senate adjorneJ till to morrow.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
- Fkioay, March ), lvw;5 : a. m.
Mr. MOS1ER introduced a concurreat
J rifcciLtion to authorizs the piymeot of $ )
o the proprietor of the Grand Hotel for
röntel of commif.ee room?. Tue resolu
lion we s adopted.
TO AM EM THE lONSTITT HON.
I The Senat amendment to the joint res.v
!ntin ' II. K. 1 to amend tbe S:ate Consti-
tntmn in relation to the terms of cointy
oti cerr, were cencurred inyea, SO; nays, i
thirty nun :upicisl cir.crtr.
The Ser.tp rendment to Mr. Best's biii
H. II 1 10 rix the time for holding courts
in lf Thirty hfth Judicial Circuit, was con
THE M.'Y CLAIM.
In the regular order of call of connh'p far
bills id tbe third redim, the bill S. ITS to
pay to Mrs. May 10,000, was csditd up by
The SPEAKER eaid tbe bill had been read
butence, snd it would go over for a third
reading on the following day.
The bill 3. ;i to regulate the terms of
cthce cf County Commissioners was called
up by Mr. Reiter and passed yeas, ;
JOHN MKTIN's CLAIM.
Mr. HELMS called up Mr. Pendleton's bill
H. R. ICl to alio?? Jena Martin a claim cf
fvy w. for brick work done on the Asy
lum for the It.tane.
Mr. WILLIAMS opposed the claim. He
did not believe that the rt'ato owed the
money to Martin. There is no testimony to
show that this claim I a just one. It has
been slid here that the reason that this
should be paid wm that a warrant had
once been drawn for it. Thit war
rant was issuei under Governor Williams.
John Martin's ßrt claim was not for slV
000 bnt f 10.UW. He rim presented his claim
for ?lC,0u), which was refused; he then ee-
cured a warrant by a mandate. A compro
mise wa finally made between Oovernor
irtrr and Mr. Martin, aod the suit was dis
missed. This claim has been befare the
Cienerrl Assembly acveral times, and has
never ytt been reported upon favorably.
His first claim was $10.000. but since the
death of Architect May h pats it at a much
higher liure. A pe:uliar thjag In the
history of tbe claim is that two
yearn ego, Governor 1'orter dI'vetn his
tuefe in this Hocso recommended this
claim, apparently rea ling from his nunc
script, but whtn thla message was printed
that part v.a3 omitted from print, and it was
ntver printed, though once ordered. After
that claim was defeated, and when the
spec'flc Appropriation bill wai on its pass
abel, au attempt wa male to Insert ths
claim in it, but this was defeated. The
same thing was tried in the Senate. My
judgment is t'at if this claim for extra work
is correct it wonld hsve so been decided
lücg ago. It is shown that Martin had
many contracts on hand, and was e impelled
to burrow money. Had hia claim been just
he would have scored the mocey due mm
at once, and not s ept under it.
Mr. DROWN LEE: I hops the time will
soon come when there will be other means
of a man securinc i aims against too State
tt an here. It a man lias a claim he must
give it attention, and thus ho bringidown
on hia head the criticism of a loboyUL 1
was a member of the sub committee to ex
amine witnesses re'a'ive to this claim, ad
after ai impartial ard thorough Jnvestija
tion 1 must say that I believe that tho
c'a!m is just. Long before Governor
Ptrter became a member of this Insane Hos
pital Board, the tnerr hers of it then favored it.
It is a stracge thicg to me that a single voice
in this Leg'.&lature should b raised against
the payment of an honest debt. It ts the
truth that Martin's fust claim was $7' 000.
but it has been cat down toSPi.OOO. John
Martin had a contract in writing, signed by
Hon. Thomas A. Hendricks and other mem
bers cf the Insane Hospital Board. It is no
in aginary bill, but :s for work actually
Mr. GORDON : I occupy an oppo3ite posi
tiou ou thi from whit I "did tvo years ago
The gentleman from Knox (Mr. Williams)
hes referred to me. It was said to me this
morning that if I would withdraw my
in.ent'u ent3 to the May c aim that the gen
ilrii.an from Knox would not speak against
Mr. WILLIAMS: And it was said tome
this monitor that if I would withdraw my
opposition t the Martin claim the gentle
man from Putnam (Mr. Gordon) would not
oppose the Msv ciaim.
The SPEAKER: This is not the question
'iinler discussion. Honors are even. The
gentleman from Pntuam will proceed.
Mr. GORDON: The reason why I opposed
his claim two years ago wai because I un
derstand the contract was changed. The
committee found that there had bien an
authorized measurement of that contract.
Tne committee believes that tb.fi claim i"
jnsr. The contract was squarely mada, and
lhe bill should ha paid.
Mr. PATTEN: I hr.vc been entertained
oy the learned gentleman from Putnam ( Mr.
Jordon) , We have been traveling alony; to
gether for eome time, but we have corns to
a parting plana in the road. I do not h?l;eve
that this c'aim is just I believe like the
gentleman from Pdtuam did two years ago.
This inver-ticatiou did not go far enou'h
back Into the records as I hopsd that it
would. They have not examined it upon
the merits of ths CA5-. This contrast la not,
as claimed, a suuVient guaranty of the
claim. You see this is written in a bold
hand, and afterward interlined with a fine
hand. I do not believe that the Provincial
Board, when this coutra:t waR signed, knew
an thing cf th?se changes. They say these
char ges were made by EJwin May but they
never made that claim until he was dead
and gore. He was always opposed to this.
Mr. BROWNING: If I thought that the
State owed John Martin one cent I would
vote cheerfully for this claim. But I do not
beheve that the State owes him a cent. The
friends of the claim say that Governor Porter
and others think the claim is jQ6t. Suppose
they do. Does that make it so? If it is auch
an upright and honest claim, why did not
Governor Porter, when he wai in oUice, take
steps to have It paid?
Mr. MOODY: I have no apology to offer
for voting for this claim. Tjvo
years ago 1 made a thorough examination
of this and found it to be wn&t 1 believe a
just claim. Because the claim is old is no
proof against it. It was squarely agreed by
the Slate that if tbe puiis against the State
were dismissed the claims would be paid.
Where did the authori'y come from that
Governor Williams said the State did not
Mr. BROWNING: John W. Graham told
me that he heard Governor Williams say it.
Mr. MOODY: So it is all hearsay testi
monj ? Are you going to rely on that? Are
you going home to your constituents with
that eort of evidence'.' Even the gentlemen
oppos.ee to this ciaim say that Joan Martin
in an honest man. If he ia aa honest man,
then be would not Üle a claim that i; not
correct. It b&s been said that the claim
.trows larger wilh time. I def any ona to
how where, it has grown beyond the original
ir()ofAJ. We agreed to pay this if tho so.it
was dismissed. Are we to turn our ba'ks
upon that? The claim is due and tbe service
has been rendered.
Mr ROBINSON believed the claim nnj-ut
and that it should not be allowed. He de
manded the previous question.
The House secoaaed the demand, and
under its operations the bill failed to pa.s
yeas. 17; nays 30
Mr. SAYRE, explaining his vote, said:
Two years ago two committees gave this a
thorcngh examination, and I was familiar
with the testimony; because two able attor
ney were employed to asiist the Attorney
Ger.fial regaiding thess claims, and they,
npen in vettiKation, reconmif nde d with
diawirg the sut on the cround that the
e'aim was jtut, I vote "aye."
Mr. 1, being Cbarmsn of the
Committee on Claims, examined many
witnesses upon this cass, aud among them
wfs Mr. Adolph Shearer, tbe Supervising
AicliitfctGf the State at present, who etttel
i.L oath before my comm ttee that ha maJe
re measurement of the work ia accordance
ith the rules of measurement by master
builders of this city, which were the sa-ne
a v ere eet forth in the contract between Mr.
Martin and the State, and there vras, accord-
rt-'to said measorement, due John Martio.
s-jt; 4. 1 put the question to hita, "Are
you certain the measurement v;ii in ac:ord
with tLe letter and spirit of tbe contract?'
and tbe reply was, "I am positivs that it
was." I therefore vote in favor cf tha claim.
I vote a "
Mr. BEST: Two year3 e.gi I rrale a thor-
0Tjr'h study c? the claim, aud believed it hon
est. I have learned nothing to change my
mind, so I vote "ave."
Mr. DEEM: Believing in the honesty of
Governor Williarxs. John F hb?k &nd otb'
erf, n):rt p-scirdtd the claim wai unjust, I
Mr. f.OODINO: I beJUve that Indiana
rhonld pay its hott-ii debts. I am flow t)
luptort schemes of appropriating monay,
bnt believing this biil a just debt, viewing
from every light, 1 yote 'aye."
Mr. HANLON: Reing a member ot the
Claims Committee, my Investigation leads
me to oppose the measure. I vote "no."
Mr. HARRELL: For the reason that I
hava heard no testlmcny justifying the
c'aim, I vote "no."
Mr. HOD AN: From what I can learn,
taking the beat testimony, I vote "aye."
Mr. KELLISON: As one of a hundred
jnrvrueu I haye beard no conclniiTe teti-
uiony cue way or the other which merits a
cenviction of the mind. All the testimony
is from hear-y. and fetring that t vote for
it, on the meager testimony, I mi,;ht regret
it, I vote "ro."
Mr. MOCK: I hare K'Wen the bill con-
eiderabie testimony and du not b üle ve the
claim is equilaVe.' I vote 'no."
Mr. MACK: Drlieving that the measure Is
non partisan, end believing in the rule laid
down by Mr. Drowning that the claim, like
liurbcun, crows hotter with age I think it
Kccd enough to vote "ave."
Mr. McDROOME: As I do not know enough
about It, and have been unable to learn, I
would like to be counted anyong the ab
sentees. The SPEAKER: The gentleman must
Mr. McDROOME: Then I vote "no."
Mr. SMITH, of Tippecanoe: Tne dltler
eiice lies in the writ'.en and the unwritten
rules as to tbe measurement. As the printed
r.. les were adopted. I vote "aye."
Mr TWIN Ell A M : For the reason that it
N t plain contract I sote "aye."
Mr. WILLIAMS: I have never believed it
just r.nd do not r.ov, therefore I vote "no."
Mr. WILSON: I voted for it two years
apo binder a mitapprebention, and now l vo'e
Tfce vote was announced as above.
So the bill failed to pass.
A F r K UN DON a K ;a i N.
o fir Al t t.oi i:iat:on lil-.
Mr. PATTEN: I will aalo. In my modet
way, move to take up the bill U.R. IT'.O,
the Appropriation bill, as a epecial order.
The motion whs re jf cted yeas.o 1 ; nays. 1.
The SPEAKER: I hope no farther time
will be wasted on these roll-calls on this
Appropriation bill. It is evident the House
does not intend to take it up.
okay el r.o a ns.
Mr. Rojd's hill : H R. I i ; to amend a a act
authcrizii g County Commissioners to con
struct gravel reads cn county iines was real
the third time.
Mr. DROWNING: Oaeof the leading jour
nalshere having stated that if we did not
1 ave a special session, it would not be my
ffcult, and to show that the writer was hon
estly miEtaken, I move the previous ques
tion. Subsequently the demand was withdrawn.
Mr. MOCK aid the bill was unobjectiona
ble arid ehould paES..
The bill passed yeae, s); rays, J
VARUI MIY'S CI..M
Mr. GORDON moved ij au nd the bill -3
171 allowing Mrs. Sarah May i 10. 000 lor
architect services by her late husband, the
late Edwin, making the sum ? 1 OCO. He
said be was not eure but ? 1 000 was too much.
Mr. WILLIAMS: After the gentleman
from Putnam ( Mr. Gordon) hai secured tes
tiu.tny which says the just ciaim is 12,00),
it looks bad for himtocoaie up here and
piopcse such an amendment.
On motion of Mr WILLIAMS the motion
to amend wh9 laid oa the table yeas, 07;
Mr. LOY I), explaining his vote, rail: 1
am not in favor of giving even the 1,00U,
therefore I vote "aye."
Mr. GORDON moved to amend so as to
divide the sum amonp the heirs. He said:
The gentleman from'Knox (Mr. Williaais)
has Ma'ed that all the members of the State
Uctue Commission had stated the money
was oving. The testimony shows the con
trary. This testimony shows that the State
House Commissioners pad Mr. May $",."'"9
more than due him. The State doesn't
owe Edwin May. Mrs. Mayer any of tho
May heirs a cent, but if the money io to be
paid, let it be given to the proper persons.
It has been 6tatcd here that the May heirs
had assigned all their ciaim to Mrs May.
I have here a letter from E.T. May, who de
nies this. I desire to have it read as a part
of rry remarks.
The SPEAKER: If tbe gentleman will
vouch for its genuineness he may have it
Mr. GORDON: lean not do that, of course.
The SPEAKER: Then the letter fan not
Mr. TAYLOR: It the gentleman will al
low me a suggestion, I will sav that I have
seen a letter from two of the May heirs sub
stantiating the assignment of the claims to
Mrs. May, and their signatures wera attested
by a gentleman who, I believe Mr. Herron.
Mr. GORDON: General Morris and (ien
eral Nelson both dec-are that they believe
that Edwin May was folly paid.
Mr. WILLIAMS: I thint this procedure
is unfair at this very late day fcr ths reason
that it is tco late to be sent back to the other
end of the Capitol. So far as claims aga'.nst
Indiana are concerned, this is the only tri
bunal for claimants against the State.
Mr. DROWNING: Do you, on your hontr,
as a lawyer, tay that the whole claim should
be raid aloce to Mrs. Mav ?
Mr. WILLIAMS: I do, because I have
here a communication to the .Senate from
the MHy heirs tssigning their claims to Mrs.
On tnolion f Mr. WILLIAMS the amend
ment was laid nn the tahle.
Mr. HARRELL moved to amend that the
money he paid to the administra or of the
on xr.oticnnf Mr. DITTEMORE the amond
rcer t wa laid upjn the tab!e.
Mr. GoODING moved to amend that the
allowance be ; Oöf) instead of f lu,OCO.
On motion of Mr. HARRELL. the amend
ment was laid on the table yeas. ."1; nays,
Mr. BROWNING moved to strike out the
enacting clause: I don't believe that a dol
lar cf the claim is jcs; and I want to bring
this thing to a dirtc: vote. Weshon'dnot
dally with it lender. ' We can not afford to
fcive Mrs. May i 10,'JjO, or i'i CCO, any more
than we can " make such a present to any
other needv woman.
Mr. MOÜDY: While the stst? House
Commissioners say in a teneia! way that
rotting is due. yst tare up their statements
pep by page, item by item, an J yoti will
hr.d that they declare that the money ehould
be paid to Mrs. May. Tho first thiiu a law
yer voTild tfk a witeffs on nis point woald
be: ' I-the claim jusi? ' Tnen thera would
be ceneral quest'or ir.g to show if th answer
' et-" or "no" to this o,cetion were cir.ee.
Edwin May did the v.ori. and
his i.co3 wife siood t7 h:s v.de
like a minifiteing angel, and his two
children ccnie iu with a recognition of her
r d fM', "Give the ciaim to rubber." Tne
te' ;i;e 'otumittee paid it honld be paid; so
did il.e S-rate, and, coming to the Hine, ;i
pec:al c . rumittee cf ece cies i! nd no positive
r rof f p.;inst it
On rbotion of Mr. MrMULT.EN the motion
to ttr.'ke cut the enacting clause wm Uid on
Mr. GOODING, whn Ins nam w.i called,
asked to be rasped until the ecd ot the roll
call. The SPEAKER: The rules tay that a
member shall vote when called.
Mr. GOODING: I would lite to ak the
Sje&ker why I am thus tingled out.
The 6PEAKER: Tk c"tnnn fs not
singled out and la oat of order. How does
Mr. GOODINO: Will the Speaker say why
1 am singled ont.
The SPEAKER: The gentleman mmt
Mr. GOODING: I am ready and vole
'aye;" bat I want to know why the Speaker
slneles me out for this rule.
Mr. 03D0RN, explaining his vote, laid
as a doubt existed in hit mind at to the jus
tice of the claim, he would give the S;ate
the benefit cf the doubt and vote "no."
Tbe yote wai then announced at above.
So the motion was Ja d on the tahle.
Mr. WILLIAMS moved that the till be
, i aed to a third reading.
The motion was agreed to.
JOHN MAKTL' ( I AIM
Mr. HELMS called up the bill f S. 11 ap-
propiiating s'3 Op; ;s to John Martio, wnich
bill was in the forenoon defeated for want of
a constitutional majority.
The hill pasted yea, 7; nay,
The Home adjourned until ! o'clock to
Cietieral I'umf'i Wound,
General Hlckenlooper tells a good one cu
General Corse. It was at Alatoona that a
ritio ball took Corse alongside of the head.
General Sherman received word from Gen
eral Corse that his car and a portion of hi?
cheek bone were gone, but that he was still
able to l.!d his T;sltlon and tight It out.
As soon as possible Shermau not over to
see him, full tf anxiety for him. He fund
Cone with his head swathed in bar.digis,
and in his anxiety to know the catcre of the
injuries Impatiently orderel the surein to
remove lhe cloths. Tnis was done s'ow'y
and with preat formalitv. and there was re
vealed a Might scratch d the cheek and a
ho'e in the ear.
S'jerman looked intently at it, anil calmly
remarked: "Why, Corte, they came damned
near missing you, didn't the;?"
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