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Dallp ■ ■'*'■■- '■" =■"'■ Official Paper of the City and County. Printed and Published Every Day in the Yc;ir, BY TUE ST. PAUL GLOBE PRINTING COMPANY No. 321 Wabashaw Street, St. Paul. THE DAILY GLOBE. SEVEN ISSUES PER WEEK, Daily and Sunday Globe; one dollai: per mouth. SIX ISSUES PER WEEK—BY MAIL, One month CO cts I Sis months § 5.00 Three months §2.50 j Twelve months.. 10.00 THE WEEKLY GLOBE. An eight page paper published every Thurs day, sent pwt paid nt 51.15 per year. Three months on tr::.l for 25 cents. ~ li. PAUL, WEDNESDAY, FEB. 21. 1883. Tiie Kansas legislature has appropriated sli 1,0(10 for the relief of the flood sufferer* ey. I; is said that interest in speculation has so far declined at San Francisco, that the dealings in stocks scarcelj average $156,000 a day, which is *o much the bet ter for 'Frisco. T;:e ordnance dermrtment of the army has now on hand 37,113 condemned and superceded cast iron cannon balls, weigh ing from four to forty-three pounds. They should be turned into plowshares. "Gexebal, did I lead them straight?" were the dying words of young Commander Rawron. leader of the Highland Brigade, to Sir Garnet Wolseley, after the sanguine victory of l-Kebir. The brave words will have their place in history. A resolution is before the Massachu setts legislature, asking the members of congress from that state to use every ef fort to secure the expunging from the record of the vote 'of censure upon the late Oakes Ames. That vote caused th& death of Mr. Ames, but times have changed surely. Counsellor Geoege Bliss, since the second confession of ReerdeJ, claims with confidence the conviction of the Star- Routers. He attributes the aimless pro ceedings of the first trial, and the ' weak ness of the government case up to this time to the fact that Wayne MacVeagh is not a good criminal lawyer. Now, Mr. Bliss counts on success. The compliments 'that sometimes pass between members of legislative bodies, are not always ornate, however edifying they may be for the moment. But Mr. Van Allen, of the New York Assembly, rather exceeded the ordinary ingenuity and polish of personal debate, when he spoke of his colleague, Mr. Spinola, as "a wrecked post script of a piece of human life. The clerk of the supremo court at Wash ingion has been making $40,000 to $50,000 a year out of his office. Congress now provides through the sundry civil ap propriation bill that he shall be paid not more than §6,000 per annum, and whereas the cierl; has heretofore been independent of the world, the flesh, and that other fel low, he is hereafter to be under the juris diction of the attorney general. This causes Mr. J. H. Kennedy, the clerk, to feel very pool and very sad. The Minneapolis Trio line concludes an article advocating tin appropriation for enlarging the blind asylum at Faribault by saying '"the Tribune is read to them daily." If this statement is true there never will be any occasion for enlarging the institution. It is bad enough to be blind, but no one will be willing to accept the advantages of a public institution if it carries with it the requirement to listen to the hog wash of the Minneapolis Tribune. Scandals, of one kind and another, have for several years been floating about, con cerning operations in the New Orleans mint. The latest one is that the gold coin produced there is short weight. Thirty five thousand dollars of this light coin has been discovered, and most of it his been put in circulation. The annual assay commission at the Philadelphia mint pro nounce the coin as 2.100.000 below legal tolerance. It is intimated that the mint at New Orleans will be abolished, and it re duced to an assay office merely. The timberless portions of the country are the greatest producers of grain, and as lumber is now being manufactured of straw the absence of timber will no longer be re garded as a disadvantage. One ton of any kind of .straw will produce a thousand feet < of boards that may be handled as any lum- ' ber. The standard size is 32 inches in ' width, 12 feet in length, and the thickness the same as average surface boards. This lumber,it is said, can be produced and sold in competition with wide walnut, at about one-half the cost of the latter. The theory that out of a multitude of counsels comes wisdom is being verrified by the attitude of the legislature in re- ; gard to railroad legislation. The com mittee,' of the respective houses have agreed to disagree and each one has a bill of its own. Several ambitious indi vididuals have supplied other bills, and in the midst of all the hubub it looks as though no bill on the subject would be come a law. That would be the part of wisdom. We need no legislation regulat ing the raliroads beyond what is already on the statutebook. It will be wiser for the legislature to postpone a financial crash, rather than precipitate one. A vebt meritorious measure is being presented to the committee on claims in the legislators It is a proposition to give Mrs. Bazille, the widow of Charles Bazille, the sum of $6,000, and she in turn, with all the other heirs.is to quit claim the block of land used for state capitol purposes. Mr. Bazille deeded the property to the state with the understanding implied, though not expressed, that in case the land ever ceased to be used for capitol purposes it would revert to him or his heirs. To cover technicalities the deed had no reser vation and now it is offered to give a quit claim that would end all question forever. Mrs. Bazille is much advanced in years and with limited means, and the allowance of such a claim would not only be just on the part of a great and flourishing state, but . would vent any possible question of} titie being raised in tin future. j John B. Gough, who has probably deliv ered more lectures and addressed more people than any man at present living, says that no man ever rose to address an audience without experiencing a quicken ing of the heart. The actor, Thome, be ing asked if he ever felt nervous on the stage, died "Invariably on the first night." "Many anil many a time," said he, "I've gone on in a cold perspiration and with knees shaking, so that I thought they would give way. Mr. Thome related an anecdote which all public speakers will appreciate, as to the effect produced even by one auditor, whose in terest reflects its magnetic force upon the speaker. "I remember," he said "playing one night at the utmost disadvantage; wasn't feeling well: house wa3 light, aud I didn't care much for the play. Suddenly I caught the face of a ten-year-old boy in the audience who was crying. That in spired me, for I felt that I had inspired him. I played to that little fellow all the rest of the evening, and never more to my satisfaction. Is New York City, Lawrence Billiard boatman, was committed to the Tombs' for intoxication. While in the prison he attempted to hang himself to the door of his cell, but tin effort was a failure. How ever, for his attempt at suicide he was brought before the court, and sentenced to the penitentiary for one year. This is the first conviction under the New York penal code which provides for tho punishment of persons attempting suicide. Several other cases under this clause of the code have been tried, but convictions have not ensued, either from disagreements of juries or acquitted by the courts. A great many times persons have been convicted and punished for trying to kill other people, but this is tin* firet time a man has been punished by the state for trying to take his own life. The judge in pronouncing sentence in the Bullard case said he would send him where he would have opportunity to meditate on the value of human life, and where he would not find any liquor. It is hardly probable, on the whole, that the law will have the effect to check the tendency to suicide. A NOTABLE LIFE. Ex-Gov. Edwin D.Morgan,who died last week, was born in Berkshire county, Massachusetts: February 8, 1811. His father was a farmer, living upon a sterile hillside farm in Washing ton township, and the son enjoyed no educa tional advantages save attendance at the village shool during tho winter months. In 1828 his father gave him his time, the late Governor being then seventeen years of age, &nl with the capital of 37K cents he started out into the world for himself. At Hartford, Conn., he apprenticed himself to his Uncle Nathan, a wholesale and retail grocer, for the term of three years, to receive $60 the first year, §75 the second year, $100 for the third year. He speedily developed aptitude for the business, and at the beginning of his third year his uncle sent him to New York, to buy supplies, such as teas, sugars, coffee, etc., and also corn, then in large demand. Young Edwin went to the city and made his purchases, but instead of buying 200 or 300 bufhels of corn, as was the custom, he bought two cargoes. Beaching home, his uncle inquired about the corn, and pronounced the price and quality satisfactory, but when he had recovered from his astonishment at the quantity bought, he cried out, "Why, Edwin, what are we to do with two cargoes of corn':" "Oh," said tho youth, "I have sold all you do not want at an advance, and could have sold three cargoes if Iliad had them. I stopped in the stores and made sales as I came from the stage office." The next morning the young man was at his post as usual, preparing to sweep out the store, when his uncle arrived. "I think," said he, "we can find some one else to do the sweep ing here. A young man who can go to New York and buy two cargoes of corn on his own re sponsibility, and Bell them, without consulting his principal, can be better employed than ! sweeping out a store." His uncle took him into partnership, though he was only 20 years of age, and the foundation of his success and fortune was from that point assured, and lie died leaving an estate estimated at from eight to ten millions of ' dollar-. He remained in Hartford until 1836 (having in the year 1833 married Miss Water man), when ha removed to New York city. He was then twenty-five years of age and had $5,000 capital. He formed a partnership, the whole capital being $15,000, and established a whole sale grocery. At the end of a year he bought out his partners, and continued in business alone until 1847, when, having amassed a fortune, he formed . the house »f E. D. Morgan & Co., his partners be ing his cousin George Morgan and two favorite clerks, which is still in existence. His marvelous success in business was due to his habits, application, and remarkable sagacity as a buyer. He was a bold operator, had the valuable faculty of anticipating or foreseeing a rise in the market, and his ventures were profitable. Ee was also a good judge of credit. Mr. Morgan had a natural taste for politics. In his twenty-first year he was chosen a mem of the city council of Hartford, but it was not until 1348, when ho had acquired* a generous fortune, that he entered politics in New York. He was successively alderman, state senator, commissioner of emigration, vice president of the Republican national convention at Pitts burg (1856), chairman of the na tional Republican committee, govern or of New York. (1858-50), Major General of Volunteers (1861), United State* Senator (term ending 1869). As Chairman of tho National Union Committee he opened the proceedings of the convention at Baltimore in 1861, when Mr. Lincoln received his second nomination. When the late Wm. Pitt Fessen den left tho U. S. Treasury ship, Mr. Lincoln asked Mr. Morgan to take that portfolio, but he declined, as he did again when President Arthur pressed him to occupy the same position in his administration. In 1867 .Williams College, Berkshire Co., Mass., couferred upon him the degree of L. L. D. In his lifetime he was generous in the be stowment of his surplus wealth. In 1880 he gave #100,000, toward erecting the new library building for the Union Theological seminary, and the library is known as the "Edwin D. Morgan Library." At Williams College, he built, at the cost of $88,030, "Morgan Hall," the name being given to the edifice in his honor. He was a lib eral patron of art, and had collected. at his house, in Fifth avenue, jj|0 oil paintings, some of them of great value and rare merit as works of art. He was a director of the National Bank of Commerce, and _-. of the United States Trust company, also of the N. Y., Lake Erie and Western R. R. and of Western Union Telegraph company. He was President of the board of Trustees of the Woman's and Presby terian Hospital and a liberal friend of the Man hattan Eye and Ear Hospital. Th- success of Governor Morgan's career was phenomenal. Possessed of but a common school education, in 1828, with a capital of three shillings, becoming a grocer's clerk at sixty dollars a year, he carved his way to fortune and position, hardly ever outranked by an American citizen, and added to that, the merit of being a public ben« tfactor and useful citizen of the best and noblest type. The life of Edwin D. Morgan was in deed, notable. Got. Morgan's .Estate. Nbw Yobk, Feb. 20.—The late Gov. Mor gan bequeaths his wife $500,000 and the income of 1.000,000; to the relatives of himself and wife $500,000; $22,000 to per sonal friends and clerks in his office, and $8,000 to his household servants; to chari ties is given $795,000. The remainder .of the estate, valued in all at . $6,000,000, "is given to the executors in trust, the income to be paid to his grandson. Edwin D. Mor gan. THE ST. PAUL DAILY GLOBE, WEDNESDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 21.18F3. COMMITTEE WORK. The Railroad Joint Committee Holds an Ineffective Meeting—The Barter Over the Dnluth & Iron Range Land Civnl — Tbe Judiciary Committee Sit in Judg ment but Don't .Tut! ~c. The Railroad Committee. Tho joint railway committee held a brief session yesterday morning, Hon. D. M Sabin presiding. Mr. Jas. Smith, Jr., ex plained that tho bill he had prepared from the Iowa law, and which was introduced by Senator Castle Monday was not pro tended to be the act of the sub-committee of Messrs. Cole, Clark and himself, the other two gentlemen not having had an opportunity to see the draft. Mr. Cole stated that in his opin ion the Massachusetts law was preferable to that in operation in Iowa, while Mr. Clark thought neither went far enough in the matter of penalties, especially upon the subject of discriminations in ware housing facilities, etc. Finally Mr. Cole moved that the Moore bill (the Massachu setts law) bo recommended to pass and the Castle bill (the Iowa law) be indefinitely postponed, upon which the committee stood, yeas '.). nays 5. The committee then adjourned, and in pursuance of the action taken the Moore bill was recommended for passage in the house, as will be seen by the report. After the adjournment of the joint com mittee the senate committee held a bri<jf session, but took no final action upon any of the bills before them. The Duluth and Iron Range'. The senate judiciary committee meeting, Senator Castle presiding, held quite a lengthy meeting in the parlor of the Met ropolitan hotel last evening to consider the bill which has already passed the house extending the grant of swamp lands in aid of the Duluth and Iron Range railroad, and allowing the company to de flect its lino from that pre scribed in the original grant. The matter comes before the judiciary com mittee through antagonistic claims to the grant, arising as follows: The grant was made to the Duluth & Iron.Range railway, at the rate of ten sections per mile, which was organized to tap the iron range north east of Duluth. In 18G8 the legislature transferred the grant of the Duluth & Iron Range railroad to the Duluth & Win nipeg Railroad company, a new organization incorporated to build a road from Duluth to the western bound ary of the state, and both companies are now laying claim to the grant. At the meeting of the committe the claims of the Duluth & Iron Range company were represented by Hon. Jas. Smith, Jr., who introduced and secured the passage of the extension bill in the house, and Judge O. P. Stearns, and the Duluth & Winnipeg road by Hon. W. W. Billson, the senator from Duluth and the local attorney of the road. In his arguments in support of the jus tice of the claim of the Daluth x Iron Range company, Mr. Smith said that the act of the legislature transferring the grant to the Duluth & Winnipeg had been secured by a fraud of two corporators "of the first named road, and without the con cent or even the knowledge of the other eight corporators, and these eight corporators had • never surrendered their rights. In the meantime they had gone forward and made large expenditures of money in ex ploring the iron range with the results of establishing the fact that the bed of ore was of almost unlimited extent and of superior quality, and had now secured the promise of the necessary financial aid for the immediate construction of the road and the development of the mines, provi ded the grant made to the company, and fraudulently attempted to be diverted from it, was extended. In speaking of the importance of the early opening of the road, Mr. Smith said the richness of the range - it was desired to reach, was unquestioned, and that their de velopment would confer more real good upon the state than any other road yet constructed. Mr. Billson, in answer to Mr. Smith, de tailed the proceedings by which the trans fer of the grant was made, showing that the bill by which it was accomplished took the regular course through both bodies of the legislature, some seventeen days elapsing from the time of its introduction until it became a law by the signature of the governor, of which the St. Paul papers made the usual mention, as also the local papers of Du luth, so that all parties interested in the original grant must have known of the proceedings, and could have protested if they had desired. But no protest was made. Subsequent to the transfer the Duluth & Winnipeg road has gone into the hands of Boston capitalists, who have surveyed and located the line to the western boundary of the state, and have partially constructed the road - for a distance of ten miles and honestly contemplated its early completion. In answer to Mr. Smith, Mr. Billson acknowl edged that there had been a motion among these latter, parties in which the Boston contingent had been ousted, but this had now been compro mised and the Boston parties were in full control. He also acknowledged that the present proprietors had been in financial straits, and been unable to meet their ob ligations, but claimed that if no cloud was thrown upon this grant they were assured of sufficient means to complete ths road. He further argued that the state in its sover eign capacity having made the transfer of the grant, and innocent parties relying upon the good faith of that transfer, hav ing invested in the enterprise, the stats could not now step in and revoke its trans fer. Judge Stearns said it was correctly re ported and believed that the proprietors of the Duluth 4 Winnipeg franchise were holding the same for speculative purposes only. As to the legal ownership of the grant, he held that there had been no forfeiture of the grant by the Duluth & Iron Range company, and that the act of the legislature making the transfer, say ing nothing about the alleged fraud by which such action was secured, was inope rative, and of no effect, for the reason that the conditions specified upon which such transfer should issue had not taken place when the act in question was passed. Any way, he said, the Duluth & Iron Range railway were entirely willing to submit the question of the legal right to the grant to the courts, only desiring of the legislature that whatever rights they had should be preserved by extending the grant, and to be allowed to make the detour in the line asked for from the original location. Without considering any of the points raised pro and con, the committee post poned the subject to this evening, and turned their attention to other bills re ferred to it. "Squatter* Sovereignty." In commenting on "Squatter Sovereign ty," to be produced at the Opera house to morrow evening, the New York Herald has the following: Three weeks more and "Squatter Sov ereignty," with all its roaring fun, its art istic goat, pigs, chickens, the big telescope, at tin cints a peep—yea the great pianner I itself, will have vanished like the insub stantial fabric of a dream. Cut it is un like a dream, nevertheless. It is exceedingly in this last morsel of Mr. Ed. Harrigan's dra matic feast. It is solid and profitable, and on the road it will bo at once a boon of mirth and a blessing to the people outside of the metropolis, who have through the past season had Pelion upon Ossa of murky melo-draaia, frigid tragedy and senseless clownish comic opera piled upon their wearied sense. They have had the vari ous courses of farce, leg burlesque, extrava ganza, and shouting tragedians. Now in '"Squatter Sovereignty" they will have the champagne, the cream, the fruit, the stil tou of bright, crisp and sparkling jollity as wholesome, earnest and invigorating as it is pure and cleanly. SOME MISCELLANEOUS NOTES. Why a Leavenworth Official Wants a Di- vorce— ami Jealousy—Minor Crimea. A leavenwoeth divoece. [Special Telegram to the Globe.] Leavenwobth, Kas., Feb. There is a lively sensation in local circles here over an application for divorce by Col. J. C. Carpenter from his wife, Eliza D. Carpen ter, formerly Miss Armstrong, of Pitts burg, Pa. Col. Carpenter is United States revenue collector for the district of Kansas, was a formidable candidate for the nomi nation for governor against St. John, in 1880, has served in the state senate, and was a delegate to the Republican national convention in 1872. It was on his way from the latter convention that he mat Miss . Armstrong in Pittsburg, and a mutual attachment sprang up re sulting in tlipir marriage March 2, 1882, and they came to Leavenworth to reside, where Col. Carpenter has his revenue of fice. She developed a jealous disposition and claims to have knowledge of indiscre tions on tho part of her husband that made her life miserable. Anonymous let ters of a scurrilous character and dama ging to Col. Carpenter were circulated, one of which was sent to the Leavenworth Standard, and he claims to hare traced their origin to his wife, and also to have discovered a diary k*pt by her in which she wrote things de rogatory to him. The result was a sepa ration, Mrs. Carpenter going to her home. She returned, however, and apparently in tended to make it hot for the colonel as seon as she re-appeared in the city. He had notice served on her of an application for divorce, bringing the suit in Neosho county. The high standing of the parties causes the affair to be much commented upon, and gossip mongers are busy. A high TONED wedding. [Special Telegram to the Globe.] Milwaukee, Feb. 20.About three months ago a German named Wm. Van seilow lost his wife by death. She left him with five small children and he soon found it very difficult to get along. Con sequently he consulted a friend who told him to go to the county hospital where he could get a wife. Accordingly on Monday he visited the home of the sick and was ushered into the female depart ment by Dr. Marsden, where he looked over the eighteen inmates and soon made a se lection. Dr. Marsden left them alone for about ten minutes, when Vanseilow came out and said he would return the next day and marry the woman he had talked with. The girl selected was Catharine Jaeger, a German maid who had been delivered of a child about a week before. True to his ' word, Vanseilow called to-day, and a justice of the peace was sent for. Supervisors Eckert, Haze, Sullivan and Scanian and Charley Hintze and County Clerk Trteamex having heard of the queer affair," were present. Haze and Eckert acted as groomsmen and Dr. Marsden gave the bride away. County Clerk Trammer assisted the justice, who was dull on the ceremony. After the nup tials the party sent for wine and the health of the queerly united couple was drank a dozen times. BUM AND JEALOUSY. I Special Telegram to the Globe. 1 Teere Haute, Ind., Feb. —A decided ly sensational shooting scrape, and one which will result in the death of one of tho parties thereto, occurred yesterday. Elias McVick, formerly an engineer on the Vandalia railway, lives with his wife at No. 733 South Ninth street. Some two or three months since he lost his position on the railway by reason of his intemperate habits. Since then he has been out of employment and spending the greater portion of his time in drinking. About two weeks ago he had some hot words with his wife, and threatened to kill her, but left the house, and was not seen or heard from until yesterday. Sun day he went home and secreted himself in the cellar all night, and this morning went up stairs into his wife's room and said, "Ann, I have come to do what I promised," and immedietely open ed fire upon her with a revolver. The first shot passed through the left cheek and ear, the second ball buried itself in the right arm and the third shot missed. While attempting to shoot a fourth time she managed to escape, and ran into a neighbor's house, wounded and bleeding. McVick barricaded the doors and ran up stairs into the second story and when the police of the district arrived he opened fire on them from the window. When McVick saw that the police was pressing him and would effect his capture, he placed a revolver against * .his head and shot himself in the brain. While on the way to jail he fought the officers terribly. The doctors have probed the wound and find the ball penetrated the brain, and that death will be the result. He says that he has caught Ann, his wife, in compromising situations and that he could no longer live with her, and signs in the following novel way: "McVick died Feb. 19, 1883." BUBNED TO DEATH. Chicago, Feb. 20.The Inter Ocean's Fort Wayne special says: A freight train on the Wabash, St. Louis & Pacific road broke in two on a rather heavy down grade. The rear portion came down at a high rate of speed and crashed into the other, wrecking the caboose and other cars, and setting the wreck on fire. John Meehan, of Ft. Wayne and L. H. Turner of Flora, 111., were burned to death. MAKING IT HOT FOB "BUSTLEBS." Denveb, Col., Feb. 20.— Tribune's Santa Fe special says: Capt. Dolazar broke up a nest of cattle thieves at Lamesa. ar resting three rustlers, killing Eugenias Pedras, a noted desperado, who refused to surrender. Capt. Van Patten's company is still after Kenny's band. Other military companies have been ordered out to scout Socorro and Valencia counties. The rust lers are already taking alarm and are flee ing from the territory in large numbers. - A New Southern Line. Fla., Feb. 20.—C. C. Bald- win, president of the Louisville & Nash ville railroad, accompanied by the direc tors, are considering the plan of building the railroad from Montgomery, A! a., to Chattahoochie, connecting , the Louisville & Nashville system with the Florida Cen tral & Western and Transit road. YESTERDAY IN CONGRESS. 1'ASS.ICE OF THE TARIFF RILL IN THE SENATE. The Work of the House oh the Measure-- Probability of Its Passage Before Ad journment. Senate. •* Washington, Feb. 20. The house bill for extending the time of filing Alabama claims passed with an amendment. Mr. Tabor introduced a bill for a mili tary post in western Colorado. , Mr. Plumb introduced a bill for the con struction of a bridge across the Missouri river at Leavenworth. The senate resumed consideration of the tariff bill. The pending question was on the motion to reconsider the vote by which the duty on green and colored glass bottles, vials, demijohns, etc., not cut, engraved or packed, and not specially provided for, was changed from 30 per cent, ad valorem to one and one-fourth ceats per pound. The motion was agreed to. % Mr. Sewell moved to make the duty one cent per pound. Lost, thus leaving the rate 30 per cent, ad valorem. Mr. Sherman moved to amend the wool and woolen schedule so as to make it read i that tho duty on wools of the first class, j the value whereof at the fast port or place when exported to the United States, ex- I cluding charges, shall be 30 per cent, per i pound or less, twelve cents per pound in stead of ten as in the bill and making the duty on wools of the same class valued above thirty cents per pound, fourteen cents instead of twelve cents per pound. Also raising the duty on wools of the sec ond class, hair of the Alpaca goat, and other like animals of the value of thirty cents per pound or less, from ten to twelve cents per pound, and the duty on wools of the same class valued above thirty cents, from twelve to fourteen cents per pouud. Mr. Ingalls said he would not vote for the changes proposed unless very good reasons for them be given. Mr. Morrill hoped the amendments would be rejected. Mr. Hawley felt that the action of the senator from Ohio in proposing these changes at this stage of the bill was un just. The amendments proposed by Mr. Sherman would strike at the great carpet making industry of Connecticut, and he hoped they would be rejected. Mr. Logan said that injustice would be done the farmers producing wool, and he would vote for Mr. Sherman's amend ments. Mr. Conger was satified the bill struck a harder blow at the wool growing interest than any other, and he was one of the few senators who always looked after the in terests of the farmers. He would vote for the increased duty proposed by Mr. Sher man. Mr. Bayard thought the changes pro posed by the senator from Ohio were a step backward. Their adoption would open a door to 'many, other amendments and so delay the passage of the bill, and he hoped they would be rejected. ' . Mr. Sherman said Mr. Hawley had done him great injustice by the intimation that he was seeking to injure the manufac turers af woolen goods. The duties on such goods as were provided for in this bill were greater than those reported by the tariff commission and he had voted for them. It was the manufacturers who had shown dissatisfaction with the report of the tariff commission, and having got the changes made they desired in their own interests, they were now indignant because the wool producers asked protection. Mr. Beck said ho was at a loss to under stand why tho subject was now to be re opened unless to kill the bill. The iron men and Other manufacturers deeply in terested in the tarriff had come to tho un derstanding that if they could get every-, thing they desired in the way of duties they would let the bill pass, but that oth erwise they would defeat it and enjoy at least two more years of plunder. Under the existing tariff he was glad the senator from Pennsylvania, (Cameron) had shown their purpose openly in even day by his motion to recommit the bill, with instruction to repo/t a measure for the reduction of internal revenue only he, (Beck), represented a large wool-growing community and his only son was engaged in the same business, but ho would vote against the increase in the interest of the wool growers, of consumers and manufac turers also, because there could be no great or real prosperity of manufacturers in this country so long as raw materials were kept clear. Mr. Allison thought the bill as it stood made very fair adjustment of duties on wool and wool manufacturers. As to classes of wool to which the Sherman amendment would apply the importation of» them was very small. The American wool grower, substantially controlling the American market and understanding that our wool producers would have a protec tion of 45 per cent, under this bill, he would not vote to increase the duty when such an increase must necessarily increase the cost of all manufactured woolen goods. He did not believe the senators could justi fy their claims that they were reducing the burdens of the people, if they should restore the higher duties upon a great schedule like this. Mr. Sherman's amendments were voted upon together and rejected. ..On motion of Mr. Morrill, a duty of 20 per cent, ad valorem was laid on extract of meat, and 30 per cent, on "vegetables pre pared or preserved," not otherwise pro vided for. Mr. Bayard called up his amendment lay ing a duty of 2*4 cents per pound on iron cr steel, sheets or plates, galvanized or coated by any process with zinc spelter or any other of those metals commonly known as galvanized iron or sheet steel. After dis cussion he modified the amendment so as to make the rate one cent per pound, and later, at the suggestion of Mr. Morrill, offered it as a proviso at the end of the paragraph em bracing boiler or other plate iron, sheet iron and black taggers iron in this form. provided that on all such iron and steel sheets or plates aforesaid not thinner than twenty-nine wire gnu^e. when galvanized or coated with zinc, spelter or any alloy of these metals one cent per pound additional. Agreed to —yeas, 49; nays. 29. Mr. Kellogg moved to have the bill, take effect in respect to the articles embraced in the sugar schedule, on the 1st of June. 1883. instead of the 1st of April, as in the bill. ' Messrs. Morrill and Frye opposed the amendment, but it was agreed to —yeas, 34; noes, 18. Mr. Dawes moved to "insert pistols of all kinds at 35 per cent.nd valorem." Agreed to. v:c-^ v.^^C The various amendments offeredjwere re jected and the debate on the bill closed with the understanding that the amend ments might still bo red. Mr. Brown moved to make the duty on gold watches 40 per cent. Agreed to — ayes, 20; noes, 15. . Mr. Brown moved to make the duty on champagne and other sparkling wines in bottles holding not more th m a quart each, $7 per dozen. Agreed toayes, 33; noes, 21. The duty on small bottles was fixed in. proportion. Mr. JoDes, of Nevada, moved to mate the duty on refined borax five- cents per pound, instead of three and to add, "pure boracia acid, five cents" per pound; com mercial boracia acid,four cents per pound: borate of lime, three cents per pound; crude borate, three cents per pound." Agreed to—ayes, 27; nays, 13. Mr. Windom moved to strike out section 2..~>i<> of the bill relating to the free admis sion of fish from Canada and Newfoundland during the continuance of the fisheries provisions of the treaty of Washington, and insert the following: "Nothing in this act shall in any way change or impair the force or effect of any treaty between the United States and any other government, or any laws passed in pursuance of it for the execution of any such treaty, so long as such treaty shall re main in force in respect to the sub jects embraced in this act, but when any such treaty—so far as the same affects such subjects oxpireorbe otherwise terminated, the provisions of this act shall be enforced in all respects in the same manner and extent as if no such treaty had existed at the time of tho pas sage hereof. Agreed to. Mr. Gorman offered an amendment pro viding that from and after the passage of this act every manufacturer of tobacco or snuff shall, in addition to all other require ments of law, print or paste securely upon each package containing tobacco or snuff manufactured, a label on which shall be printed the number of the manu factory, the district and state in which it is situated, and these words, "Notice —The manufacturer of this tobacco has complied with all requirements of the law. All per sons are cautioned under penalty of law not to use this package again for tobacco." Agreed to. On motion of Mr. Hale the duty on '•stones unmanufactured or undressed for stone, granite, sandstone, or all building or monumental stone, except marble not enumerated, was changed from $1.50 per ton to 20 per cent, ad valorem. On motion of Mr. Aldrich, cotton dam ask inserted 40 per cent, ad valorem. Mr. Bayard moved to amend the book paragraph in free list by adding engrav ings bound or unbound. Maps and charts which shall have been printed and manu factured more than twenty years at the date of importation. Agreed to. Mr. Voorhees moved for the admission free of works of art, the production of American artists when imported expressly for presentation to any national institu tion or any state or municipal corporation so as to make its provisions apply to re ligious societies and corporations. Agreed to. Mr. Logan moved to add a quarter of a cent per pound to the duty on zinc, spelter or tutenag so as to make it 2% per cent, per pound. Agreed to, ayes . 28 noes 26. Mr. Brown moved to insert gold watch cases 40 per cent, ad valorem. Mr. Morgan called up his amendment, offered yesterday in the nature of a substitute for the tariff provisions of the bill, providing that on and after July 1, 1883, and until July 1, 1884, there shall be levied, collected and paid 85 per cent, of existing rates of duty on goods, wares and merchandise imported into the United States, and after July 1, 1884, 75 per cent, of such rates. Lost, ayes 15, noes 42. Those voting aye were Barrow, Beck, Cockrill, Coke, Farley, Garland, George, Harris, Jones, Fla., Maxey, Pendleton, Pugh, Vance, Walker and Williams. Mor gan himself was paired, and Butler, but for his pair with Cameron of Pennsylvania, would have voted aye. Mr. Harris offered a substitute for the tariff portion of the bill providing for a discount of 10 per cent, from existing rates of duty after July 1, 1883, and addi tional discount of 10 per cent, after July 1, 1884. —ayes 15, noes 40. The tariff portion of the bill which was a technical amendment to the original bill to reduce tho internal revenue tax was then agreed to by the following vote: AYES. Aldrich, Frye, Miller (Cain.), Allison, Gorman, Miller, (N. Y.), Anthony, Hale, Morrill, Harrow, Harrison, Piatt, bayard, Hawley, Plumb, Blair, Hill, Rollins, Brown, ■ Hoar, Sawyer, Camden, Ingalls, Slater, Cameron (Wis.)Jackson, Ts.bor, Conger, Kellogg, Van Wyck, Davis (111.), Logan, Windom— Davis,(W.Va.), McMillan, Dawes, McPherson, NATS. Beck, Hampton, Sewell, Call, Harris, Sherman, Cockrill, Jones, (Fla.), Vance, Coke, Mahone, Vest, Edmunds, Maxey, Voorhees, Farley, Pendleton, Walker, Garland, Pugh, Williams—23. George, Ransom, Mr. Butler was paired with Cameron, of Pennsylvania, and withheld his vote. Mr. Jonas was paired with Groome. If he had not been he would have voted no. Mr. Jones, of Nevada, was paired with his col league. Mr. McDill would have voted aye, but for the fact that he was paired. Mr. Mitchell was paired, otherwise would have voted no. Mr. Morgan was paired with Mr. Lapham, and Mr. Saulsbury with Mr. Saunders. At 9:30 the senate passed the tariff bill as amended by agyote of 42 to 19. Upon the passage of the bill the vole was as follows: AYES. Aldrich, Frye, McPherson, Allison, Gorman, Miller, (.Vs., Anthony, Hale, Miller, N. Y., Barrow, Harrison, Merrill, Bayard, Hawley, Piatt, Blair, Hill. Plumb, Brown, Hoar, Rollins, Camden, Ingall?, Sawyer, Cameron, Wis., Jackson, Sewell, Conger, Jones, Fla., Sherman, Davis, 111., Jones, Ntv., ■■''■ Slater, Davis, W. Va,. Kellogg, Tabor, Dawes, Logan, Van Wyck, Edmunds, McMillan, Windom42. NAYS. Beck, Hampton, Vest, fall,. Harris, Voorhees, Cockrill, Maxey, Walker, Coke, Pendleton. Williams Farley, Pugh, Garland. Ransom, George, Vance, Mr. Butler, but for his pair with Mr Cameron, of Pennsylvania, might have voted aye, though reluctantly. Mr. Jones was paired with Mr. Groome, if not he would have voted no. ' Mr. McDill was paired with Mr. Lamar,otherwise he would have voted aye. Mr. Morgan would have voted aye but was paired. Mr. Saulsbury was paired with Mr. Saunders. The title of the bill was then made to read: "An act to reduce internal .revenue taxation and for other purposes." Mr. Logan called up the army appro priatiun bill so as to make it unfinished business for to-morrow. Adjourned. House. Washington, Dec. 20. —Mr. Hiscock, chairman of the appropriations committee moved to go into committee of the whole on the sundry civil appropriation bill. He expressed the opinion that the bill would not occupy more than two or three days, and said it would be followed by the de ficiency bill. v0 Mr. Calkins, chairman of the election committee, gave notice that ha would, as soon as the sundry civil bill was disposed of, ask action on the various election case^ now on the calendar. Mr. Call moved to restore the existing allowance of 5 per cent, on effervescing wines for breakage or damage. Lost — aje3 21, noes' 32. * Mr. Bland raised a point of order against i the clause authorizing the secretary of tho treasury to purchase additional real estate in San Francisco for the storage of bul lion. The point was sustained. Mr. Mills offered an amendment order ing the secretary of the treasury to pay out of tho bonded debt of the government now due all the money now in the treasury in excess of §50,000,000. Ruled out on a point of order. Mr. Bland offered an amendment pro viding that all moneys appropriated by this bill shall be paid out of the silver dol lars now in the treasury. Ruled out on a point of order. Mr.Belf moved to strike out the clause appropriating $10,000 for enlarging "the vaults for the storage of silver and said that if half tho zeal or earnestness or hon esty was used io put the silver dollar into circulation that was used to keep it out, there would be no question of building additional vault room. Suqseqnently Mr. Beiford withdrew his amendment. Mr. Fisher offered an amendment pro viding for the coinage only of such a number of standard silver dollars as is re quired to supply the demand therefor; but such coinage shall not be less th.m $1,000 a year.' Ruled out on- a point of order. The clause appropriating §100,000 in aid of state and local boards of heal in preventing the spread of •identic diseases having been reached, Mr. Manning offered an amendment, providing that the money shall be expended under the supervision of the national board of health. Mr. Ellis in opposing tho amend ment expressed his opinion that the national board of health was the most stupendous humbug and fraud ever created and quoted from its own report, to show it had made mis expenditures of public money. He could bring home to that board a deliberate at tempt to create rumors of yellow fever in New Orleans. Dunn advocated the amend ment and declared that the Louisiana board of health concealed the existence of pestilence in New Orleans slid were willing to peddle, death through the county, to keep up the commerce of the state. Mr. Manning defended the national board of health from adverse criticism, and reflected upon the Louisiana state board, attributing to it in a great measure the yellow fever epidemic of 1878. Pending action the committee roce. Mr. Townsend, of Ohio, from the com mittee on commerce, reported river and harbor bill, which was referred to tho com mittee of the whole. The house then took a recess. The house immediately on reassembling proceeded, in committee of the whole, to consider the sundry civil appropriation, bill, the pending amendment being that to provide that the appropriation of $100, 000 for the prevention of the spread of epidemics shall be expended under the supervision of the national board of health. After discussion the amendment was lost. Mr. Hiscock offered an amendment for the sale of the following: Allegheny ar senal, Pennsylvania; Augusta arsenal, Georgia; Indianapolis arsenal, Indiana; Kennebec arsenal, Maine; Watertown ar senal, Massachusetts, and Watervliet ar senal, New York. Ruled out on a point of order. Mr. Townsend, of Ohio, from the com mittee on commerce, reported back the river and harbor bill and recommended its passage. The additions made in commit tee amount to $50,000. A provision was added to the bill which specifies all appli cations for surveys shall be made to and all authorizations of surveys be made by the secretary of war. The report explains the bill and discusses the president's messages relating to it which had been referred to this committee, and in conclusion states the work recommended and de manded by the necessities of commerce has been provided for on an economical scale in compliance with the wishes of t!.a people. There is an appendix in which twenty five items objected to by the secretary of war are discussed and statements of engineers compared with statements in the secretary's letter of objections to show why objections are not sustained by the action of the committee, is instances where the expenditures had been recom mended on stream* designated by the sec retary as not demanding improvement in the interest of commerce. Representative Burrows, of Michigan, will to-morrow offer the following resolu tion, which will be referred to the com mittee on rules and|acted upon at an early day: Resolved, I hat during the remain dor of this session, immediately after the approval of the journal each day, the speaker shall call committees in regular order, when it she 11 be in order for any committee called to designate a bill on any of the calendars of the house or on the speaker's table, which bill shall be taken up for immediate consideration and it will be in order to debate such bill for three minutes, when the previous question may be moved and if seconded a vote shall then be taken, but if not seconded the bill shall resume its original position whether on the calendar or speaker's desk, provided that pending the consideration of any bill but one, a motion to adjourn shall be in order, before the vote is taken on such bill. Mr. Kelly said, recognizing the impor tance of the passage. of the appropriation bills in time for action by the senate,' he would not antagonize them, but as soon as they were disposed of he would again press consideration of the tariff bill in the hope of ' reaching a result. Incredulous laughter.] The house went into committee of the whole on the sundry civil appropriation bill. General debate was dispensed with and the bill read by paragraphs for amendment. In committee of the whole considering the item appropriating $150,000 for the completion of the Washington monument, Mr. Hiscock staled the monument would be completed in two years from July 1 next. Mr. McCook offered an amendment pro viding that all lands reseived for military purposes which, in the opinion of the pres ident, may be no longer desirable for such purposes, shall be placed under control of the secretary of the interior, to be by him sold to the highest bidder for cash. Pend ing action the committe rose and the house adjourned. A Pacific Coast Windfall. [Special Telegram to the Globe. ] Pittsbubg, Pa., Feb. 20. —A few days ago the members of a family named Gillespie, who reside on Gibbon street, Sixth ward, received news from California of a death and a large fortune which was left to them. The details of the somewhat romantic story are as follows: In 1858 James McKee, a brother of Mrs. Gillespie, came to America from Ireland. Instead of having a bout with fate in the east he imme diately went to the far west and finally settled down at Stockton, Cal. How he ohtained the nucleus of his fortune is not stated, but he event ually stocked a sheep ranch and engaged in the sheep breeding business until the time of his death. Years rolled by and the country became more thickly populat ed, and the city of Stockton grew up about him. His wealth increased year by year, and from independence he merged into affluence, to be worth in the neighborhood ot $300,000. He remained a bachelor all his life, and died about two weeks ago, leaving his entire fortune to Charle3 and Emma Gillespie, his sisters children.