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TIKI BEAR. MOURMSG FOR THE CRUELLY MUR DERED EMPEROR. Further Incidents of the Terrible Sunday Tragedy in St, Petersburg-Last Hours of the Czar— Arrest of the Assassins, who Confess and Glory in the Dead—Alex ander 111. Assumes|the Belns of Govern ment and Issues a Touching Manifesto- Court, Military and Civic Dignitarie* Declare Their Fealty to the New Emper or—Sorrowful Allusion of the Czar to the Circumstances Resulting in His Ele vation—riots and Rumors of Outbreaks —Testimonials of Respect and Condo lence by the Various Powers— Emperor William Prottrated With Grief—A New York Communist Threatening Jay Gould, Vanderbilt and Other Monopo list* With a Like Fate. The Cxar's Last Hours. St. Petersburg, March 14.— Dr. Dvoria chine, who was among the physicians first summoned to the czar,immediately fetched the necessary instruments for amputating his legs, which were held by the flesh only, thej bones being broken. Blood flowed copi ously from the lacrated wounds. India rub ber bandages were[applled first to the right leg below the Knee, and then to the left. The czar's right hand on which was a glove was found to be grea lyfa.larcerated. His marriage ring was broken to pieces and driven into the flesh. The surgeons tied up the severed arter ies. At length, under the influence of sulphate of oxygen and ice, the emperor opened his eyes and respiration became more apparent. Chaplain Bjoinor availed himself of apparent consciousness to administer the sacrement, and for a moment some hopes were enter tained of the czar's life, but a minute or 60 afterward his heart ceased to beat. During th« FINAL FLICKER OF LIFE, the members of the family surrounded the bed. The arch priest recited the prayers for those in extremis, all present kneeling. The spectacle was heart rending. Col. Djoribki is confined to bed but not eeriou6ly injured. The number of persons in jured by the explosion is greater than at first supposed. Several have since died. Manifesto of Alexander 111. St. Petersburg, March 14.— The following imperial manifesto has been promulgated: We, by the grace of God, Alexander 111., emperor and autocrat of all the Russias, czar of Poland, grand duke of Finland, etc., hi-reby make known to all our faithful eubjects that it has pleased the Almighty, in His inscruta ble will, to visit Rus3ia with a heavy blow of fate, and to call her benefactor, the Emptior Alexander H.,to|Himself. He fell by the hands of impious murderers, who had repeatedly sought his precious life, and made their at tempts because they saw in htm the protector of Russia, the foundation of her greatness, and the promoter of the welfare of the Russian people. Let us bow to his unfathom able will and divine providence and offer up to the Almighty our prayers for the repose of the pure soul of our beloved father. We ascend the throne which we inherit from our fore father, the throne of the Russian empire and the czardom and grand dukedom inseparately connected with it. We assume the heavy bur den which God has imposed upon us, with firm reliance upon his almighty help. May he bless our work for the welfare of our beloved fatherland, and may he guide our strength* for the happiness of all our faithful subjects. In repeating before Almighty God the sacred vow made by our father to de vote, according t© the testament of our fore fathers, the whole of our life to care for the welfare and honor of Russia, we csill upon all our faithful subjects to unite before the altar of the Almighty, their prayers with ours, and command them" to swear fidelity to us and to our successor. His imperial highness, the heriditary grand duke, Nicholas Alexandrovitcu. Given at St. Petersburg, A. D. 1881, and the first year of our reign. Oath of Allegiance to the New Emperor. St. Petersburg, March 14.— AH officers of the guards, civil officers and court dignitaries met to-day at the Winter Palace to take the oath of allegiance to the new emperor. When all had i6sembled the emperor and empress and imperial family issued from the cabinet where the dead czar "lav. Iv passing through St. George's hall, on the way to chapel, the em peror stepped before the guard of honor and 6aid with emotion: "I should not like my * son to ascend the thro nc under such circum stances, as at present." The czar, it seems, was warned against the parade, Sunday. After alighting from the shattered carriage the emperor approached Roussakoff and ordered his removal. The police had difficulty in protecting the second asßassin from the fury of the crowd. One of the czar's leg 3 was shattered to the top of the thigh, abdomen torn open and face in jured. The surgeons declared amputation impossible. The Scene on the Streets. New York, March 14.— A St. Petersburg telegram gives the following additional par ticulars of the scene following the assassina tion, and arrest of the assassins: The wildest excitement prevailed in the palace, but the people on the streets, as a rule, received the news in 6ullen silence. There was no weeping or lamentation c xcept among the soldiery, by whom he was much beloved. In the lower quarters, where the nihilists are supposed to be numerous, crowds gathered at the corners and discussed the tragedy, remark ing as the police and military dispersed them, "tney have done for him at last." All places of public resort were closed, and will remain so for some days. SECOND A9SASSIN ARKESTED. Ten minutes after the first assassin was ar reeted his fellow conspirator fell into the hands of the police. He had run from the confusion that followed the second explosion and concealed himself iv an old building in the lane near the western wing of the im perial stables. A cordon of police and Cos sacks had been drawn around the stables, so escape was impossible. The police routed him out of his hiding place, and he was bound and sent off to the dungeon in the pal ace of justice under an escort of Cossacks. He admitted his guilt, and on being told his accomplice had also been arrested lie said THEY WERE KEACY TO DIE at any moment. He enquired if the czar was dead, and on the police refusing to answer the question gleefully exclaimed: "Ah, I know by that we have succeeded! Long live the people!" The police refuse to give the names or any particulars relating to the prisoners, and reports current in the streets are mere guess work. That they are nihilists is, however, beyond doubt. Both are young men, and apparently of good birth and edu cation. CONFESSION AND DENIAL. The man arrested yesterday confessed that he threw the first bomb, but denies all knowl edge of who threw the second. In addition to a revolver, which the prisoner attempted to use, a dagger was found upon him. The name he gave Is believed to be fal6e. The prisoner is twenty-one years of age, a native of Bero vitcha, of the government of Nogrod. During the night a Cossack and a civilian who de clined to give his name died from injuries re ceived by the bursting bomb. Altogether twenty persons are more or less injured, thii Daily teen of whom are at the hospital. The whole city is in deep mourning. RECOGNIZED. St. Petersburg, March 14.— Russakoff, who threw the first bomb, has been a student two years at the mining academy. The other bomb thrower has been arrested. He is also a young man. Russakoffhas been a long time under sus picion of the police. Gen. Melikoff announces only one assassin has been captured, but the police have made many arrests. It is 6tated the civilian, who declined to give his name, died from poison he had taken, not from wounds. MELIKOFF AT THE HELM. The czar has handed over to Gen. Melikoff the entire direction of affairs, and has sum moned deputations from the country at large to consult upon the be6t means to adopt against anarchy and rebellion. The garrison was kept ready all night In case disrarbance should occur. A large number of Cossacks patrolled the streets Monday persistently. It Is stated Gen. Melikoff had some days previous to the murder unearthed the plot and entreated the czar not to expose himself publicly. Mourning in St. Petersburg. New York, March 14.— A cable special from St. Petersburg says the bells of the city are tolling, and there are everywhere manifes tations of mourning on account of the assas 6lnati«n of the czar: public buildings and stores are draped in black; the offices of legation, government department stores and places of business generally are closed. Throng 6of people are in the streets discussing the terri ble crime, which has shocked the whole-coun try. Arrangements for the funeral will be made on a most extensive scale, befitting the high rank of the dead ruler. It is the prevail ing opinion here that the new czar of Russia will find serious obstacles confronting him at the outset of his reign. Rumors of nihilist plots are rife, and there are fears of outbreaks and further assassinations. Petition of Nobles. New York, March 14.— A cablegram says: A few days ago a resolution was taken by the Russian nobles to petition the czar. Their petition, since forwarded to its destination, begins by recalling o fact that in 1864 his majesty issued two decrees which guaranteed liberty to every Russian subject, and then pointed out that during the late critical events proceedings were taken against everybody who wa6 in the smallest degree regarded with suspicion. Parties sus pected were transported to Liberia and others to remote parts of the empire without trial of any kind, and yet that did not prevent the dis tribution of revolutionary documents, the mur der of influential persons, and attempts against th; czar's life. The petitioners consequently entreated the czar only to authorize suspension of the law by virtue of a special imperial de cree. The petition| was very coolly received at headquarters, where the nobles were charged with exceeding their prerogatives by thus ad dressing themselves directly to the crown. German Sympathy. Bekllk, March 14.— The sensation caused here by the assassination is indiscribable. The imperial princess remained till 2 o'clock this morning with the Emperor William, is im ■y.<}'\''.'^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^U funeral mas:; The Emperor William, the imperial prince, Bismarck and diplomatic representatives at tended a funeral mass at the chapel of the Russian embassy to-day. Crown Prince Frederick William, Prince Frederick Charles, Prince Albrecht, General Count Yon Molke, and General Baron Yon Manteufel, who are all honorary field marshals in the Russian army, will attend the funeral of the czar. At the meeting of the Riechstag, Heir VonGossler, president, referred to the hor rible event which has deprived the German emperor of a beloved relative and ' faithful friend. The house unanimously agreed on a vote of condolence. Tribute of France. Paris, March 14.— The chamber of depu ties voted unanimously to adjourn in honor or the czar. In the senate Leonsy alluded to the czar as one of the greatest reformers of the century (loud cheers from all sides), one who had liberated millions of slaves. Duke Daudifflet declared the czar had been the friend of France from its earliest days, and France would not forget it. The senate then ad journed. Funeral services were held to-day at the Russian church; all members of the diplo matic staff were present. Grevy's military household and most of the cabinet ministers, marshals Canrqbert and McMahon, and the ex-queen of Spain were present. After service prince Orloff and staff took the oath of alle giance to the new czar. 'ouimuni.it Threat Against American Monopolists. New I'okk, March 14.— 1n an interview with a Times'" reporter Julius Schwab said: "And in America the fate which has overtaken Alexander has a point. There are those in the United States who should heed the warn ing, for it bodes disaster to some among the United States in high places." To whom do you refer? I need not par ticularize, but the' heads of American monop olies have cause to tremble. They are oppressing the people of the land, and for just oppression Alexander was killed. And you decline to name these monopolists who are thus inviting death? Well, I am will ing to mention Jay Gould and Wm. H. Van derbilt as representatives of the class to whom I refer. Do you mean to aver there is really danger in their being killed, as was the czar? The "mene, mene, tekel, upharsin" is written. It is plain to the eyes all men, that American monopolists.Gould and Vanderbilt and others, had better consider well their future actions. I have nothing further to say. Chicago Socialists. Chicago, March 14.— The Socialists, num bering 3,000, gathered at 12 o'clock at Turner Hall to welcome Fritzcbe, teh German So cialist member of the Reichstag. Addresses were made by several local Social ists, including the leader of the party, Dr. Earnest Smith, who commended the assassination of the czar, saying that while he pitied the man, he could not over look the fact that he was a tyrannical despot. Fritzche explained the methods of Socialism in Germany, its organization and the persecution " to which its adherents were subjected, but said nothing very incendiary, because, as he announced at the outset, it would not be safe to speak as freely as he wou'd, since his utterances here were closely watched, and might subject him to imprisonment when he reached Germany. Resolutions were adopted, reciting that there is not free speech or the right of assembly in Germany for social ists, that no collections are allowed for famil ies of exiles and calling on Americans to aid his German brothers morally and materially in their warfare against the tyrranny of mon arehial government. It was decided to open subscription lists at various points in the city. The Conspiracy Suspected. London, March 14.— A telegram from the Russian frontier states the police, Saturday night, made several domicilary visits in search of a political criminal. The police had an in timation of a conspiracy against the life of the czar. Miscellaneous. RELIGIOUS SERVICES IN LONDON. London, March 14.— The Prince and Prin cess of Wales and the whole staff of the Russian embassy and other foreign representatives at tended special service in the Greek ch«pel to day. The queen's drawing room announced for Friday has been indefinitely postponed. It is reported the Prince of Wales will attend the funeral of the czar. COMMCNISTIC BKCTALITY. New York, March 14.— The communists of SAINT PAUL, TUESDAY MORNING, MARCH 15, 1881. • this city will hold a meeting to-morruw even j ing to sympathize with the Russian nihilists. HALF MAST. New York, March 14.— Flags in the city are at half ma6t out of respect to the emperor of Russia. CONDOLENCE. Paris, March 14.-Presldeut Grevy tele graphed his condolence with the imperial Rus lan family. The newspapers of all shades of opinion express horror at the emperor's mur der. Rome, March 14.— The Russian grand dukes, sons of the late emperor, leave to-day for St. Petersburg. San Francisco, March 14.-The flags at the Rus«ian consulate and other places in the city and on German shipping in the harbor are at half mast out of respect to the late czar. At 2 o'clock to-day a requium was sung. Vienna, March 14.— The court will go into mourning for one month . Archduke Ludwig will attend the funeral of the czar. Constantinople, March 14.— The sultan sent a dispatch of condolence to St. Peters burg. . Sofia, March 14.— The prince of Bulgaria has gone to St. Petersburg, leaving the regency in the hands of the cabinet. General mourn ing through Bulgaria. Washington, March 14.— Memorial ser vices of the Emperor Alexander will be held to-morrow at the Russian embassy, which is heavily draped. The President and Mrs. Gar field, cabinet and families, and diplomatic corps and families are invited. New York, March 14.— The State assembly unanimously adopted a resolution that the moral, political and social sentiments of the State and country have heard with profound sorrow of the death by assassination of Alex ander 11., and putting upon record their ab horence of the crime of all official murders, regarding them as hostile to liberty, to civili zation and Christianity and the worst possible foes of all reforms. Vienna, March 14.— 1n the lower house of the relchstag the Boseman members requested President Smolka to express the condolence of the house with the Russian imperial family. President Smolka pointed out that was the business of the delegation, whereupon all the Polish members declared their intention to withdraw from the sitting if such an expres sion was attempted. Rome, March 14.— 1n the chamber of depu ties, to-day, Premier Carroli alluded feelingly to the deceased emperor. The Russian Grand Dukes Sergins and Paul have started for St. Petersburgh. The Pope sent Cardinal Jocobin to express regret to the grand dukes, and also 6cnt a message of condolence to the czar. Government Defeat in the British Com mons. London, March 14.— 1n the House of Commons Gladstone moved a resolution of urgency for supply. Motion lost, not obtaining the necessary two-thirds ma jority, 296 members voting for it, 212 against. Gladstone announced that he acquiesced in the vote, and appealed to members to aid the government in supply. The government reserves the liberty to propose hereafter any action that might be necessary. The flouse then went into committee on supply. Virginia Assassination. Norfolk, Va., March 14.— Saturday evening, as Thos, MoPherson, Wm. "Whitehorst and a man named Fisher were leaving the Princess Ann court house in a wagon they were fired into from ambush. McPherson and "White- horst were instautly killed. The murder was the result of law difficulties. Kallocli's Defense. Sa>- Fran cisco, March 14— The de fense in the Ealloch trial closed to-day. The prisoner testified in his own behalf that he went to the Chronicle office to endeavor to arrange with De Young for suppression of the pamphlet reflecting on his father, that he (De Young) first drew a pistol and witness fired in self-defense. Fixing a Job. RaUeigh, N. V., March 14.— Tho legis lature adjourned to-day. Representative A. W. Simpson was immediately arrested on the charge of larceny, the stolen property being found in a bag and trunk. He accuses two other members with "fix ing a job," because he had refused to vote for a certain bill. An Aged Reprobate. Detkoit, Mich., March 14.— Rudolph Dutton, an" old man aged 70, living at St. Clair, this State, made an assault ■with intent to murder his wife, aged 68, with an iron wedge, inflicting a scalp -wound across the head. He then skipped to Canada. Floods in Missouri. St. Joseph, March 14. — The Bt. Joseph & Western railroad is entirely under water in the vicinity of Burrburg. The bridge over the Blue river at that place is washed away, and trains on the west end of the road are abandoned. 3lunicipality Elections in Maine. Augusta, Me. , March 14.— Mayor Vickery re-elected by 411 majority, the largest Repub lican majority for many years. At Camden the Greenbackers elected every town officer. The Democrats made no nomination. ALL ABOUND THE GLOBE The conditional and unconditional subscrip tions to the World's fair fund, at New York, aggregate $900,000. Lewis H. Cummins, aged la years, em ployed in his father's land office, New York city: suicided yesterday. John Shacver, aged 65, a drunken teamster of Utica, N. V., probably fatally shot his wife yesterday, and then killed himself. The Piedmont church at Worcester, Mass. , Sunday raised $30,000 towards wiping out a debt of $85,000 contracted in three years. Hanlau says he will give Tricket or;Courtney fifteen seconds start in a five mile race for any amount, or Wallace Ross ten seconds start for the same distance. One dollar expended now in purchasing a bottle of Jayne's Expectorant, by those troubled with a slight cough or hoarseness, or sore throat, may save the expense of a doctor's bill. A neglected cough often ends in con sumption. A slight inflammation of the lin ing of thewind tubes, the usual symptoms of which are sore throat and a pain in the breast, frequently leads to bronchitis. A day's delay may entail months of suffering. Better try at once Jayne's Expectorant, a standard remedy, whose curative properties have been tested and approved by thousands. Shrewdness and Ability. Hor Bitters 6O freely, advertised in all the papers, secular and religious, are having a large sale, and arc supplanting all other medi cines. There is no denying the virtues of the Hop plant, and the proprietors of these Bitters have shown great shrewdness and ability in compounding a Bitters, whose virtues are 6O palpable to every one's observation. — Exam ir.cr and Chronicle. Maine News, Hop Bitters, which are advertised in our col umns, are a sure cure for ague, billiousness and kidney complaints. Those who tise them say they cannot be too highly recommended. Those afflicted should give them a fair trial, and will become thereby enthusiastic in the praise of their curative qualities. — Portland Argus. : MANGY MAHONE. THE OLD DOMINION DISGRACED BY AN UNWORTHY SON. A Lively But Disgraceful ' Scene in the National Senate— Mahone, the Sphinx and Political Traitor, Smoked Oat by Ben Hill— Scathing Portrayal of Mahone's Treachery and Perfidy— Hill's Shafts Strike Home and Bring Out a Lame and Ridiculous Attempt at Justification for His Sell-Out to the Republicans— journment Without Action on the Or ganization Resolution- Committee Chair men Seleoted by the Republican Caucus- Bonds Purchased by National Banks to . Secure Circulation — General V Capital Notes. : . . ;■■-'" Hie Senate. Washington, March 14.— Senators McDill, of lowa, and Cameron, of Wisconsin, took the oath of office. Senator Pendleton called up the resolution previously offered by him relative to the reor ganization of Senate committees, and Senator Pendleton made a speech regarding the various rumors afloat concerning the organization of the Senate. He didn't know what arrange ments or proffers or suggestions had been made or accepted, but the omnipresent and omniscent gentleman of the press had whis pered about the capital and had put in their newspapers that there had been unusual and «xtrordinrry visits to the other end of the avenue, and they had connected the name of a distinguished senator with the dispensation of federal patronage and the organization of the Senate. It had been whispered there had been conferences in the capital in which champagne and satisfaction had been equally presented, and these too had been connected with statements as to the organization of the Sen ate. He did not know what proof there could be for those suggestions, but they had filled the air for the last few days. The imputation which had been on the Democratic members of the Senate was without foundation in fact. This attempt to organize the Senate was an honest attempt to do a great public duty— a duty enjoined by the constitution, by the rules of the Senate, by a patriotic desire to execute speedily and properly and intelligently that business for which the President elected by the Republican party had convened the Senate. It was an effort to discharge a public duty, a failure to do which would subject the Demo cratic members of the Senate to the merited criticism of the country. Senator Bayard called attention to the fact that the Senate had been convened by the Re publican President, not at the request or rep resentation of the Democratic members of this body. The President had performed the functions of his office and had sent in nomina tions promptly. Without hesitation the Sen ate had confirmed the cabinet appointments, but other nominations had been sent to the Senate and should ba acted upon. If the Re publicans could show they had a majority the Democrats would readily, without hesitation, without filibustering, hand over the power which they had exercised for two years. He hoped the Republicans would not think so badly of their Democratic colleagues as to say they were chattering about the organization of that body for the past few days or weeks. What had they to gain from the control of the next Senate for the next ten days merely? Not a farthing of power, none but to confirm the nominations of a Republican President. The motion made by Senator Allison that the Senate go into executive session was sup ported by Republicans and opposed by Demo crats. Quite a sensation was occasioned by the fact that Mahone voted with the Republi cans. There was slight applause in the gal leries, but it was promptly checked. The mo tion was rejected — ayes 35, nays 37. Senator Conkling then took the floor. He said a Frenchman had written, "He accuses who excuses." AVho had cast any imputation on the Senator from Ohio, Pendleton, or upon any other Senator? That gentleman appeared to be fleeing when no man pursueth. He must think that speech had been made for effect beyond the galleries of this chamber. They needed no vindication here. It must therefore be either because of a feeling that some ex planation of what had been done was needed, or because of a feeling that some impression might be made on the country by such a dis course as that of the gentleman. Continuing, he said he had no knowledge or suspicion as to what the Senator referred in talking about arrangements. But it must in deed be a flagrant instance which would bring the Senator to his feet. He, Conkling, knew of nothing either in the capitol or at any man's dinner table where either champagne or satis faction, still less both of them hunting in couples had appeared in any sense. In connec tion with this subject the Democrats would allow the Senate to go Into executive session or withhold two votes in the Question of or ganization. It would "be unmeasur ably more to their satisfaction afterwards if they pursued that course. Debate was at this point interrupted by Sen ator Morgan who offered the following reso lutions, which were laid on the table: Wheheas, The Senate of the United States has been informed of the death by unlawful and inhuman voilence of his majesty the Em peror Alexander 11, of Russia; Resolved, That the Benate of the United States unites in voice with that of all civilized people in denouncing assassination as a means of redress for any grievance either real or im aginary. Resolved, That remembering and cherishing with satisfaction the relations of friendship that have always existed between the people of Russia and the United States, to the strengthening and maintaining of which the late emperor ha 3 earnesly contributed his great influence, the Senate extends to the gov ernment and people of Russia, its condolence in the pad national bereavement. Resolved, That the secretary of the Senate deliver a copy of these resolutions to the Pres ident of the United States, with a request that he communicate them to the Russian govern ment. Senator Voorhees offered a resolution call ing on the attorney general for the names of deputy United States marshals appointed in the State of Indiana to attend the polls at the election held in that State In October last, and other information relative thereto. Senator Hoar objected, and the resolution was laid aside for one day, under the rules. Senator Hill, Georgia, continued the debate. [t had been asserted several times within a few days the Republicans would control a constitutional majority of the Senate. He Relieved when every seat should be filled this Senate would be Democratic, as it was now. If he was wrong in that belief, he had been deceived. If the Senator from New York had been correct in his statement, he, Hill, had been deceived; he owed it to himself, to the country, and those with whom he had been as sociated, to state distinctly why he said the Senate would continue to be Democratic when all seats were full. If he was right the Sena tor had no right to say the Democrats were seizing— Coukling, interrupting— Won't you wait and see? The Senator is anxious we should wait. I assume then every Senator yet to arrive will be Republican, but when full how will this Senate stand? That is the question. This Senate when full, consists of seventy-six members; thirty-eight members of this body were sent here, commissioned to sit here as Dem ocarts. They held no commissions that were not given them by Democrats. That thirty eight amounts to precisely one-half the Sen ate. One member of the Senate, Davis of Illinoiß, wp.s not sent here as a Democrat, but was sent there by Democratic votes, and in the words of high and lofty patriotism and fidelity to trust, he to-day announced he should be true to the trust which sent him here, and which he agreed to fullfil. The Senator from New York has stated the Republicans will have a majority; How has that been accom plished? It has not been accomplished by the people or by the legislatures of the States- (Btahe. -• '*; •- : . ■'■■"•; V "' . ... . -,'■"."/:,*'•.'"■ ■; - ' . ■ '.' -' ■'.... ..' ■ How, when and by whom has that wonderful coalition been accomplished by which some body not here as a Democrat has been seized— no, I will not say seized (in imitation of a sim ilar remark by Conkling and one which elicited laughter), but taken and carried off by the Re publican party? Who did it? The Senator from New York did not, and he did not respect any one who did. I know him too well. Who did it? Whoever has been taken and carried away. Why is It that we have no right to act on the assumption that thirty-nine members are not still Democrats? I say they arc, and I stand here to vindicate the honor, the integrity, the fidelity to the State and people, the prin ciple of all the thirty-nine who were sent here as Democrats . I deny that any one has proven treacherous to his miision or falsified the commission that lies upon your table. I have said, what Senator wjll not dispute that there are thirty-nine members of this body elected by Democratic votes and sent here as Demo crats. Senator Conkling— l <io deny it. Senator Hill— The records of the country must settle it with the Senator. Senator Conkling— They will settle it. Senator Hill— l say the whole world knows there are thirty-eight; men on this floor elected as Democrats and one who was elected by Democrats, Davis of Illinois. Where then have I misrepresented? If that be true the Democrats elected as such are not faithless to the constituences which, elected them. You, (pointing to Conkling) will not have a majority when the Senate is full. Continuing, Hill said: I deny the right of the vice president to take part in organizing the Senate, but I shall not make a question. If you have but one vote it will be thirty-eight to thirty-eight. Who is that one? (Laughter on the Republican side). Who is that one, repeated Hill, in loud and excited tones, who is ambitious to do what no man in the history of this country has ever done— to stand up in this high presence and proclaim from this proud eminence he disgraces the commission he holds.(Applause in galleries). Who is it? Who can it be? (Laughter, while every eye is turned on Mahone, who is seated among the Repub licans.) Do you, addressing the Republicans, receive him with affection? Do you receive him with respect? Is such a man worthy of association? Such a man is not worthy to be a Democrat. Is he worthy to be a Repub lican? If all elected as Democrats remain Democrats what good will waiting do you, you will still be in a minority of two, the same minority which you are in to-day. I know the distinguished gentleman who sits at the other end oi the avenue holds in his . hands millions and hundreds of millions of patronage. To our shame be it6aid it has been whispered and apprehended the patronage of the federal government has been used to buy votes to control the government and keep one party in power. Its a question which confronts every honest statesman, whether something can't be done to restrain that pat ronage. I respond to the sentiments of the President in his inaugural, when I say there ought to be a rule even in civil service by which this patronage should be placed where it can't be used for any such purposs. If not, I don't know what humiliations are in store for us gentlemen of the Republican party. You can't organize this Senate unless you get a vote that was elected as a Democratic vote. Have you got it? If you have nobody knows it but yourself. How have you got it? There is no effect without a_ cause, no bargain with out its consideration." How does it happen you know of a change and we don't? What induced the chaugeV I deny there has been a chance. I maintain that all those who make use of the Democratic name on this floor will stand by the constituency that elected them. Senator Mahone, who occupied a seat oa the Republican side, ad vanced to the edge of the area fronting the clerk's desk and proceeded to re ply to Hill. That gentleman, he said, had manifestly engaged in an effort to disclose his (Mahone's') position on the floor. Senator Hill— l don't know what your posi tion is— how could I disclose it? Senator Mahone — The gentleman has as sumed not only to be the custodiau here of the Democratic party of the nation, but has tried to assert the right to speak for the con stituency which I have the privilege in part of representing here. He has done so without their assent, (addressing himself directly to Hill and advancing towards him). I owe you, sir, and I owe those for whom you under take to speak here, nothing, — (words of en couragement on the Republican side and in the gallery.) I come here like a Virginian, not to represent the Democrats for which you, Hill, stood. I come here with as brond a claim to represent that people as you to represent the people of Georgia, won on fields where 1 have fought with you and others in the cause of my people and in that section in the late un happy contest. That contest, thank God, is over and as one of those engaged in it and who has not here or elsewhere to make apology for the part he has taken in it, I 6ay lam not here as a partisan, nor am I here to represent that Democracy which has done so much injury to my sectiou of the country. The gentleman undertook to say what constitutes a Demo crat. I hold that I am infinitely a better Democrat than he (laughter), he who stands nominally committed to a full and fair vote and honest ballot, should see they can be had in the State of Georgia where tissue ballots are fashionable (applause). I 6erve notice on that government that I intend to be the custodian jf my own Democ racy. Ido not intend to be run by the gov ernment caucus. lam in every sense a free man here, and I trust to be able to protect my own rights, and defend those of the people whom I represent; certainly to take care of my own. I don't intend _ (here addressing Hill directly) that you should nndertake to criticise my conduct by inuejidoes. I wish the Senator from Georgia to understand just here, that the way to deal with me is to deal directly. We want no motions of discovery to find out how lam going to vote. (Applause on floor and in the gallery, which was reprimanded by the vice president). I re gret that so early after my appearance here I should have found it necessary to obrtide any remarks on this body. I would prefer to be a little modest. I would prefer to listen and learn, but I couldn't feel content after what has passed to-day to sit silent. The gentleman, Hill, by ail manner. of insinuations, direct and indirect, has sought to discover who this Democrat is who may choose to exercise his rieht to cast his vote as he pleases, and to differ with the gentleman's caucus. He seems to have for gotten I refused to take part in the caucus which has not only waged war upon me, but upon those that I represent; that has presumed to teach the people of Virginia honesty and true Democracy. Yes, sir, (addressing Hill), you were early notified I took no part or lot in your political machinery, and that I was supremely indifferent to what you did. (Loud applause and much laughter, provoked by the violent gesticulations of Mahone). Senator Hill again took the floor, but no one imagined he intended to make any personal reply to the remarkable exhibition the Senate had just witnessed. He said he had only asked who the Democrat was that expected to vote with the Republicans, and to his aston ishment the Senator from Virginia said that he was the man. Addressing himself to the Republicans he said: I commend him to you . Take good care of him, and use him well. (Laughter.) Senator Mahone (who had returned to his seat on the Republican side)— Do I understand you correctly as saying I accepted a com mission from one party and came here to vote for another party? Senator Hill— l understand you were elected as a Democrat. Senator Mahone, imperatively— Answer the question. Senator Hill, with provoking coolness— l cay you were elected as a Democrat and accept ed your commission as a Democrat. Senator Mahone, persistently— You said I accepted a commission from one party and came here to represent another party. Senator Hill, imperturbably— l said that will be the case if you vote with the Republi cans. You have not done it yet, and I say you •will not do it. Senator Mahone, impatiently— l want to say, if it is not out of order here, that if the gentleman undertakes to make that statement the statement is unwarranted and untrue. Senator Hill, composedly— Was not the gen tleman acting with the Democratic party, and was be not elected to this body as a Demo crat—with a fiercer tone— answer that. Senator Mahone, quickly— Sir, I was elected as a Readjuster. Do you know what Read justersare? (Applause and laughter on the Republican side.) Senator Hill— l understand that there are in Virginia readjusting Democrats and debt pay ing IDemocrats, but as I understand they are both Democrats. We have nothing to do here with that issue. The question of Virginia's debt is not to be settled in this chamber. I ask the Senator again, was he not elected to this national body as a member of the Nation al Democratic party. Senator Mahone— No. Are you answered now? Benator Hill— Then I concede the Senator spoke truly when I said I didn't know what he ie. With puzzled air, what is he? (Laughter. ) I have no objection to a man taking every 6ide of a question, but I do object to any body coming into this high council, sent here by one sentiment, commissioned by one party, professing to be a Democrat, and after he gets here acting with the other party. If the gentleman, as has very broadly hinted, has changed his opinions and his party affiliation, as he had a right to do, he should have gone to the people of Virginia and said; "You be» lieved me to be a Democrat when you gave me this position, but now I feel it my duty to co-operate with the Republican party and I return you the commission you gave me. If the gentle man had done thai he oould have asked the people of Virginia to renew his commission, and he would have a claim to the title of man hood to whioh he pronounced himself entitled here in such a theatrical style. I have done what the newspapers could not do, what both parties could not do, what the whole country could not do. I have brought out the Senator from Virginia. (Laughter and applause on the Democrat side.) But now, in the kindest spirit, I make a last appeal to the honorable Benator, what ever other fate befalls him, to be true to the trust which the people of Virginia gave him. Whoever else may be offended, whoever else may be deceived, I appeal to the gentleman to be true to the people and sentiment of the party which have kindly commissioned him to a seat in this body. Logan drew a parallel between Hill's flat tering treatment of the Senator from Illinois, Davis, and his severe handling of the Senator from Virginia, and said the difference was at tributable to the fact that the former, who never was a Democrat, and was rot to-day, and who was elected from a Republican State, was voting with the Democrats, ivhile the other was not. After a speech by Senator Hoar, in defense of Mahone's position, Cameron moved to go into executive session. Rejected. Teas, 35; nays, 37. He then moved to adjourn, which was also defeated. Yeas, 31; nays, 37, Ma hone voting with the Republicans. Senator Ingalls asked unanimous consent that the question of organization should be postponed until Thursday, when all the seats of Senators will be filled. Senator Pendleton, while not authorized to give consent on the part of his side of the chamber, deprecated the idea of making the question one of physical endurance. Senator Voorhees expressed the idea o f going on with the organization of committees at once and offered to be one of the two Demo crats who would withhold their votes so as make up for the two Republican votes who were absent; he defended the Democrats of the Senate from charge of desiring to gain control of the organization of the Senate by taking any mean advantages. In conclusion be moved to adjourn. Pending the vote the resolution of condolence with the government and people of Russia was taken up and adopt ed unanimously. Adjourned. Nomtnattons. Washington, March 14.— The President has nominated Stanley Matthews, of Ohio, as sociate justice of the United States supreme court; Don A. Pardee, of Louisiana, United States circuit judge of the fifth judicial circuit, and John W. Powell, of Illinois, director of the United States geological survey. Postmasters— Geo. Williams, Youngstown, Ohio; Thos. J. Anderson, Topeka, Kansas; J. M. Wells, Marion, Ind.; JohnF. Dowd, Rock ville, lud.; Mrs. P. W. Wilson, Braiuwood, 111.; G. W. Mitchell, Charleston, 111.. Jas. H. Clarke, Maltof, 111.; John Kennedy, Hastings, Minn.; E. N. Lavans, Faribault, Minn.; F. W. Seeley, Lake City, Minn.; H. C. Russell, Davenport, Iowa; Wm. McCawley, Manches ter, Iowa; Geo. Crane, Dubuque, Iowa; T. Moak, Watertown, Wis.; F. Patterson, Junc tion City, Kansas. Republican Senatorial Chairmanships. Washington, March 14.— The Republican Senators in caucus this morning, substantially agreed upon the following distribution of the Benatc committee chairmanships: Finance, Morrill; appropriations, Allison; commerce, Conkllng; judiciary, Edmunds; privileges and elections, floar; foreign relation, Burnside; military affairs, Logan; naval affairs, Cameron of Pennsylvania; agriculture, Mahone; post offices and post roads, Ferry; public lands, Plumb; Indian affairs, Dawes; pensions, Kel logg; claims, Cameron of Wisconsin; manu factures, Conger; District of Columbia, Ingalls; patents, Platt of Conn.; public buildings and grounds, Rollins; ferrys, Saunders; rail roads, Teller; mines and mining, Hill of Col.; revision of laws, McMillan; education and labor, Blair; civil service and retrenchment, Hawley; printing, Anthony; library, Bherman; rules, Frye; contingent expenses, Jones of Nevada; enrolled bills, Sawyer; Improvement of the Mississippi and its tributaries, Mitchell; transportation routes to the seaboard, Harri son. The committees on private land claims, revolutionary claims and engrossed bills, which, under the Democratic control of the Senate has been accorded to the Republicans, will now in turn be offered the Democrats. MAHONE. Mahone is in accord with the Republicans, and will vote with them on organization. It appears that he wants to favor a few Demo cratic friends in the distribution of Senate offices, and the Republican caucus does not desire any mixed organization. The speech of Senator Hill in the Senate this morning, declaring that 39 Democrats were elected to the Senate, and pointing out Mahone as one, induced the latter to appear more Republican than he heretofore has in his political affilia tions. He consulted with the Republicans,stat ing to them he was not elected as a Democrat, and was advised to defend himself on the floor. He will probably state his position on the floor this evening or to-morrow, at any rate before the vote on organizaliou, eiving his reasons for voting with the Republicans. Firqlnia's Humiliation. Washington, March 14.— Mahone's speech in reply to Hill's was the great sensation of the day. He took a position in front of the Vice President's desk, and addressed himself directly to Hill. He spoke with power, em phasis and force of gesture. He declared that he owed nothing to the Democratic party which had fought him, and announced that he was the one man who had courage enough to vote as he pleased. The Seaate chamber was crowded and men rose from their seats and pressed forward to get ajiew of Mahone. Wheh he concluded the Republican Senators and galleries applauded for several minuets, and the Republican Senators pushed forward and warmly congratulated him. General Capital yews. Washington, March 14.— There has been about $8,000 of national bank circulation forwarded by the comptroller »f the currency the last three days to eight national banks. The BHpreme court of the United States, after rendering three or four decisions to-day, took a recess until next Monday, on a.ccount of the indisposition of Justice Bradley, whose presence was necessary to make a quorum. Secretary Windom said this morning that there was an immediate probability of the government inviting proposals for the sale of United States bonds for the sinking fund. He NO. 74 conld not say positively when the nest pur chase would be made, but from present indi cations it will not occur to day or to-morrow, statements to the contrary notwithstanding. The death of Col. Edmund Alexander makes three vacancies in the retired list of the army. Gen. Sherman recommended the following officers for retirement: Col. T. L. Crittenden, Seventeenth infantry; Col. P. Lugenbiel, First infantry; Col. F. L. Dent, Fifth artillery. ENGLISH GRAIN MARKET. Trad* Exceedingly Sluggish and Prices Generally Lower. London, March 17. -The Mark Lane Ex press reviewing the British grain trade last week says, "In some spring sowing done In lighter soils the wheat crop i« badly in want of dry weather. Deliveries of homo grown very small and demand very weak, the milder weather having slackened the influence on trade. Best quotations of breadstuff's loet the recent gain, and foreign gradually weakening in all positions. Off coast market it sup plied, but buyer* operate reservedly. The quantity on pamge continues large. The week's supply in London is chiefly from Amer ica. Spot trade ruled very sluggish Wedne* day and Friday, being lower than Monday for all wheats except Australian, whose rate* were maintained. Foreign flour generally easier. Barley in slow demand, good samples scarce, and prices,considering the quality of the year's crop, relatively high. Holders firm and buyers firmer. Oats firmly held but de mand greatly slackened. Foreign oats very quiet; values steady. Not a single foreign oat was received in London during the week. Spot supplies of maize vanishing, and needy buyers are paying 3d advance. No American arrivals, the only supply being from Costa Blanca. Futures weaker on all position*. Sales of English wheat the past week 34,665 quar ters at 43* Si, against 24,521 quarters at 44s Si for the corresponding week last year. BUNRED STEAMBOAT HOWARD. Narrow Escape of the Passengers—Cool ness and Bravery of the Captain : St. Louis, March 14.— The following pat sengers were on board the steamer Howard when she caught fire last night and were rescued by being lowered from the stern of the boat to a yawl and taken ashore: Jules L. Pickett and Mrs. John A. Pickett, Edwards ville, Illinois; Mrs. John Travis, M. Glase cock and P. Davis of Tipton, Term.; John I. Nevin, wife, nurse and children.of Pittsburgh; C. S. Lengleand wife, of Jacksonville.Florida; who were on their wedding tour and lost all their wardrobe; W. Fisher and wife.of Macon, 111.; also on their wedding trip.the lady losing her bridal robes; A. B. Farris, of Chicago; Wm. and M. C. Clancy, M. B. Loring, Wm. Dean and J. Elson, Chicago; Wm. Robertson, Greenville, Miss.; W. Spencer and wife of New York; and Samuel John, wife and three children. Most of the ladies and children wore in bed when the fire broke out and were taken from the boat in their night clothes. All lost their baggage. There was . some confusion and scrambling to get into the yawl but Cap tain John Brian stood by pistol in hand and maintained order by saying he would shoot the first man who attempted to get in before all the ladies and children were placed therein. All the passengers speak in high praise of Capt. Brian, not only at this point but during the whole fire. The Howard was the largest steamer on the Western waters, being about 8,000 tons burden, and although ten or twelve years old was in thorough condition and "a very valuable vessel. The Grand Duke Alexis, of Russia, went from Cairo to New Orleans In 1872 and it is considered something of a coin cidence that the destruction of the steamer and the' assassination of the duke's father should occur on the same day. r The Howard was insured against fire for $40,000, . % _ : PERSONAL. ' '■ At the Windsor: R. C. Mitchell, Duluth. ' S. R. Hollinshead left last night for Dulutb. Dr. Stone returned yesterday from New Or leans. Mr. A. J. Wampler, who has been doing the South, returned home yesterday. ;~ - .* .„' Hon. Thomas Wilson, of Wlnoua, was among the visitors to the State capitol yester day. . Judge Cooley, of Minneapolis, was chatting with friends at the Merchants yesterday in his old-time style and health. . ' At the Clarendon: J. B. Wendoll, of Milwau kee; Mrs. Armstrong and two daughters, Henderson; C. Baker, Rochester. At the Merchants yesterday: Hon. L. K. Ackey, Alexandria; Hon. G. E -Cole, Fari biult; R. L. Dunbar, Prcscott; A. J. Harwood, Fargo. . Secretary of State Yon Baumbach and At torney General Hahn returned from their Sun day vacation with their families, and were in their respective offices yesterday afternoon. Mr. F. H. Ertel returned last evening from a trip to Bismarck and Jamestown, Dakota. His return was delayed several days, owing to the fact that he was three days snowbound. Hon. H. B. Strait, Shakopee, was on hand yesterday to congratulate Gen. Edeerton upon his appointment as United States Senator, and to wish him a pleasant trip to Washington and success in his new position. ,- ; . Hon. W. M. Campbell, the able and inde fatigable senator from Meeker county at the late legislative session, was among the visitors . to St Paul yesterday. A3 long as he had to be a Republican Mr. Campbell thinks the gov ernor could not have made a better selection than he did in appointing Gen. Edgerton to succeed Secretary .Windom. .; - - • Trimmings of All Kinds. Fringes, Cords, Cord and Tatsels, Gimpt, Silks, Satins, cheap at ESTEBLEY & HeINEMANN'S. Parties in search of a good piano and fine furniture will do well to attend the auction sale corner Ninth and Cooper streets at 9:80 A. m. to-morrow. Take Notice. All Catholic societies are requested to meet at Father Mathew hall at 9:30 a. m. on Thursday, March 17,t0 pay their respects to the Right Rev. Bishops. By order of F. M. T. A. Society. P. J. Horgan, Secretary. weather bulletin. Office Observation, Signal Cobps.U.S.A. ) Ingebsoll Block, Third Strebt, > St. Paul, Minn. ) Observations taken at the same moment of time at all stations. Meteorological Record, March. 14, 1881, 9:56 p.m. * Bar. Ther. Wind. Weather. Fort Garry.. 30.15 12 SW Clear. St. Vincent. 3o.os 20 S Cloudy. Duluth 30.06 33 NE Cloudy. M00rh0ad... 30.05 15 NE Cloudy. St. Pau1.... 29.93 32 E LtSnow DAILT LOCAL MEANS. Bar. Ther. Rel. Hum. Wind. Weather. 30.081 27.2 79.3 8E Btormy. Amount of mtlted 6now, .00 inches; max imum thermometer, 35; mininum thermome e . O.S.M.CONE, Sergeant Signal Corps, U. 8. A. WEATHER TO DAT. Washington, March 15, 1 a. m.—lndica tions for the upper Mississippi valley, cloudy or partly cloudy weather with occasional light snow in the northern part, southeaster ly winds, falling barometer possibly followed by winds shifting to colder northwest with rising barometer. Lower Missouri valley, clear and clearing weather, colder northwest wind?, higher barometer.