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HHI "" "" " THE SUN, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 1888. " " " " " ' "
I TO DAY IN THE HOUSR m OF THS DEBATE OTBlt TUB DI RECT TAX REFVNDINO BILL. Iter Word Handle XsetwerM Mr. .Tack. .oa of rennajlvanla and Sir. Enloe. of TenneeMe-Onsr. Blntjley and Got, Lone Describe for The Hnn an Iaterealtnn: In eldest of the nebate The BUI raaaed. VAsniNOTON, Deo. 12. It wis tho last day the battle royal oyor tho Diroot Tax Itefand - bilL Tho cannonadlncwa" not no hoavr as tho previous day. but tho (lro of muekotry t, 8barp and spiteful. Bitter words wore idled botwoon Mr. Jackson of Pennsylvania i Mr. Enloo ot TonnoBBoe. Tho bloody shirt a dlsplayod abovo tho Koystono battory, and to a Bcono. Tho bill, however, was finally ised by a voto of 178 to 90. It now coos to i rroaldont. Thero Is much speculation as his action. ,monc tho new arrlvaU In tho moraine; wero . Gibson, an artist In tho preparation of tor ln BtowB, and William E. Mason, a magnlfl lt storv tollor from Chlcauo. Tho croat and ly William L. Bcott was still absent Tho ick llarrleon brlcado was woll roprosentod tho main callory. Twonty-two ladlos. four whom were ot snporb lovollnoss, sat In tho orvod callorlos. Tholr BmtloBwero dlvldod tally botweon Mr. Howdon and Mr, Htnlil jkor. Tho latter woro rtplnk boutonnloro. Ii ozcltoa tho envy of Mr. Howdon, who trlod tear It from tho lapel of his coat. Tom ed was tho only ono of tho bis i our at prayers, assumodadoout attitude, but not bo do ut as that takon by the lion. William 0. P ecklnrldso. Horror Q. Mills appeared, ro vred In health by his trip to tho South. Mr. tidall romalnod In his room. Liter prayer and tho reading; of tho minutes, o-facod Mr. Hatch of Missouri asked unnnl ms consent for tho consideration of a motion ' the correction of tho journal. Ho produced printed copy whtoh fallod to clvo tho tltlo i number ot his bill for tho creation of the partment ot Asrloulture. Pom Iteod said that ho could not soo how tho use could correct a printed journal. Tho 1 was passed somo months ano. Mr. Hatch lied that ho wantod tho orlstnal journal of i House corrected. The number and title ot ) bill appoared la tho notos from which tho irnal wascompllod, but not in tho journal, o House thon voted to make tho correction. :ho Speaker noxt roportod dlsasresmonts to aato bills on tho part ot tho House. Ono was iUl about tho Chtppowa Indians, and anothor aat the New York, Lake Erie and Western id. Conferenco committoos were ordorod. n. Hooker noxt succoodod In corrootlnc a indor In the Record. Aconforonco commlt i on tho Senate amendment to the Acrlcul nl Department bill was thon ordorod. Ir. Ulanchord of Louisiana next flrod in a rer and Harbor bill, appropriating about i.OOO.OOO. It was roforred to the Commltteo tho Wholo. Mr. Buchanan ot Now Jorsoy ro--vlnc all points ot order. Tho Commltteo on actions next roportod acalnst tho tltlo ot . Folton of California to his seat. It roportod Favor of Mr. Sullivan, tho contestant. Mr. well of Illinois made a minority report. Tho ort was ordered to bo printed. Aresolu n supplying a deficiency in the npproprin a f or the contlncoat fund wont through with ush. It carried $13,000. ?he Houso next wont into Committee on tho root Tax Refunding bill, oil dobate on tho Itocloso at 1:20 P. M. A steady stream of jotators had poured into the callerleB. and 7 seats on tho floor wore vacant. A sharp at was expected and everybody wantod to ) tho fun. The groat silver mace dlsappear from its pedestal as Mr. Rood arose, and v Bprlnser mountod tho dais of tho Bpeakor. o latter announcod that the House was in nmlttee on Senate bill 139, ontitlcd " An act oredlt.and pay to the several States and rrltories and the District ot Columbia, all ineys collected undor the direct tax lovled by e Act ot Ooncress. approved Auc 5. 1801." m. Caswell of Wisconsin was In charge of the It and Gen. Oatos ot Alabama headed its od nontn. ?ho tight oponed with a salvo from a Mln oto, .battery. Gen. Oates yielded twenty nutes to Judge WHson of that btato. The dee has a lone bead and a hleh Bnakespear rt forohead. Bo road an excellent speech, i went undor. over, through, and all around ) Constitution ot the United States, and ild find no clause authorizing the MIL Ion. Weaver of Iowa followed in a dlreot as lit upon Gen. Caswell's linos. He drove me with alanooof loirla "If it is rlcht to urn these taxes." said he. why not rip up i wholo system of taxation during tho war d pay all the taxes back ? We can tax the ocle to supply money to pay thorn back." Ir. Moltae of Arkansas followed Oon. savor's lead. Meantime (Jon. Oatos passed i and down strongthenlnc his lines, ready take advantage of any mlsmovement on the rt ot his opponents. The Moral Aroh signet his chain and his empty sjeevo swung to d fro as ho marched through tho aisles. 3 en. Oaswell sighted Ms gun. and replied to dge Wilson and Gen. Weaver. He said that tile there was no oxpress provision In tho nstitutlon lor the repayment of tho tax, ere was an implied power there, and he pro eded to provo It. Ezra Tailor, tho successor of Gerflold, noxt ened fire. He had both hands in bis trousers ckets, and danced over ground already cov sd by the debate. He finished by applying s knlfo to all the Dondlng amendments. Is he sat down Mn Cookery, whom Mr. rlnser had called to the Chair, announced it the hour had arrived for closing debate on Dill. He dlreoted the Qlerk to read the first ;tlon. When this was done Mr. Mcllae offered amendment providing for the payment of a m equal to all collections, " including penal s." Gen. Oaswell hoped that this would not adopted. Ho said it was nlroady covered an amendment reportod from the Judiciary mmlttee. It was dofeated yeaa.S6; nays. The Judiciary Committee's amendment td thus: "A sum equal to all collections by : off or otherwise." This was carried. Ir. ,Walkor of Missouri next offered an tondment providing that the money shall bo Id to the different States and Territories in ) ratio of their present population. Those to had been left out In the general debate on i bill took advantage ot this amendment to l In a five minutes' talk, Che Ore of musketry was very sharp. 'Sunset x opened with a terrlilo volley against tho 1, and was followed by Mr. Jackson of Penn- ...vanla, who as vigorously sustained it. It then became a hand-to-hand conflict. Jackson i hoisted the bloody shirt and fought like a i trooper. He said that every proposition that was made, however just and however rlcht, 2 was met on tbo other side by the proposition that "beforo wo will allow you to enaottbst ; law you must give us some equivalent that we a oould not expect to get in any other way." This line of policy, Mr. Juckson said, was carried to an extreme ynsterday by the gentleman from Tennessee (Mr. Enloo). Ho points." he added, "to tho money paid lor pensioning tho a Union soldiers, and says that he wants justice done to the Southern States. That we should , pension tho men who fought against the Gov- . ernment Booms to ba tho only logical conolu- slon." Not long alter this Mr. Enloe took a front seat, lip had been absent from the House. Homebody told him whut was going on. and he ItiUjrrtjpted tho orator from Pennsylvania. ... .D'd,the gontiomun say," said Mr. Enloe, ,. . that the gontlcman from Tennessee, mean- l ,n?Jm8, "? Id.yestorday that the Confederate soldiers should bn pensioned r -Mr.fcnloi is tall and thin, and wears full Y?nlsk,.,rP. fMK trimmed. Ho looks like a ree Will Baptist lirpachor. , He was evidently a, considerably oxclted. Mr. Jackson was even ir Bore so. "No, slrl" roaroil tho Pennsylvanlan. " I did n not say so. I said the logical conclusion from n your argument was that you wanted justice done to the Confederate soldier in that way, !f. and I understand that you have a bill looking ?? that way." i.J Sir. Enloe took a stop toward the Republican side ot tho House and said: If the gentleman ci. i understands tho facts he understands no such 4 thins." iu At this Mr. Jackson mndoa jump,scroaming: S1 Woll, what did yon mean?" Members beann " to gather around, and thero was somo oxclte- mont "Don't strain joursolf," retorted tho Ton- neBr.onn: " jou mlcht oxplodo." lids drew from Mr. Jackson tbo inquiry, . ,,wt othor soldiers than Confederate sol- dlejs are thoro to bo put In opposition to Union BOldlers?" . iht inquiry provokod a new retort, "You havo got too much in you," said Mr, Enloe. Ypu are trying to get It out too fast." alt . BIr- Jackson Well, 1 have the floor, and I ij. nave enough In me to meot tho gentleman on 'r last proposition or any othor that he may pre- IM Sent. Jlr. Enloo I want tho gentleman to reprs- w 6et ino corroctly. Ho shall not misrepresent . Thnt Is all thoro Is about It. rru i i i Mr. Jackson ,etthw go:itlomn make what . ifAjf. uoploasesout nf It. Ho said ho Willi ted thosa i "j 'I'IWIoiib leavened up. v Mr. Unloo-ll the gentleman puta Into my S,u.la.anr uch language, he misrepresents 1 toS't,,and.he knows it. , L W . I hl?re W. 'WJ"1011 "mo ran out, and the 1 feanfcrtSflUrfOT I f tot propose to let any man put Into his mouth anguago which he did not use. No legitimate deduction of tbo character Intimated could be drawn from tho remarks be mado yosterday. It was a gratuitous and false construction ot his language. "What I argued was," said ho. " that thero wero oqultles in this case, and that tho peoplo ot tho Southern States woro con tributing ft much larger proportion of tho taxes to tho support of this Government than thoy wero receiving In return." "Did not the gentleman from Tenncssco," shoutod Mr. Jackson, " Introduce a bill bore to provldo homos tor Confederate soldiers at tho national expense?" ....,., "No, Blr," thunderod Mr. Enloo. "I did In troduce a bill which proposod to donate. It tho legislature ot Tonnossoo would consent, the homo ot Andrew Jackson for the ostabllsh mont of a homo lor disabled soldiers ot tho Foderal and Confodorato armies nllko." "Ah I" responded Mr. Jnckson with a trl- ' I introduced that bill," continued Mr. Enloo, "upon tho supposition. that gontlnmen horo who havo announcod thomsolrcB In favor of oxtondlnc tbo hand of frlamlnhlp across the bloody chasm would bo willing, If Tonnossco consented, to give the home ot thnt patriot and statosman fortho purposo.of establishing surh a home: that thoy would bo willing to moot us upon halt-way ground. I wnB not prompted by any Confederate soldlor when I introduced this bill." . a , Horo a now combntant npponrcu. Ho was Gov. Goar of Iowa. Tho Tonncssoan mado a slash at him and cut him to tho waist. " Did your bill not provldo that tho suporln tondontof that homo should bo a Confodorato soldier?" tho Govoruor asked. " No, it did not," ronrod Mr. Enloe, " It pro vided that John II. Wilder, n soldier of tho Union army, should bo tho suioriptoudont. Thoro was a jienl of npiilnuso from tho Dnmocrnts, and Mr, Enloo s tiino expired. Mr. Jnckson then moved to Btrlko out tho last word of Mr. Wnlkor's iimondraont, and thus got Mvb mlnutos more. Ho roltornted his chnrgo. and road oxtmcts from Mr, l'.nloo's speoch which ho claimed prorod 1L Uen. Oatos thon appealed to tho gontlcmon not to branch off Into political discussions. Tho time sot down for a vote on tho bill was 4 o'clock. Very llttlo of It was loft, and It would all bo needed In legitimate discussion. An old Now York war horso thon prnncod upon tho Hold. Ho was Gen. Hplnola. Ho ar guod that thoro was no constitutional powor to return the tnxo. Thoy woro legally o led nnd legally colloctod. "If you pass this bill," ho said, "within ten yoars, thotnx on cotton will bo restored, thon tho tax on tobacco, and llually tho tax on manufactured articles, until tho res toration will roach hundreds ot millions." Tho General addod that ho would at some iuturo timo pay his respects to tho othor side on tho question of tho Confederate soldier. Ho suld he know something about him. Mr. Boothmnn of Ohio, whoso hair is even more sunny than the hair of Hubert J. Vunco. replied to Gen, Spinola. The noxt sponker peoms to havo oxcltod con siderable Interest. Gov. Dlncloy of Mnlno thus describes the Bcono in a written communica tion: t And that mndesty. for whletx tho newspaper frater nlty U to noted, hat led to the omlxglon of anv adequate report of ono ot the hebt ipeechee and raot plcluretquo Incident In the counlileratlon or ttie Direct Tax hilt to-day, and I bee leave of Tna Sox, which vhlnee for all. for an opportunity of supptrln? the mlsilnr link. Arter Uen. Bpfnola bad concluded bit assault upon the bill Kir. Amoi J.Cnmmlnn of New York, who rlve Tub Hu readers such readable pen plctnres ot the dally proceed Infft ot the Hetue, followed lu a pithy Ave inlnutee' speech, brlstUnr with points In opposition, atid was heartily applaudad at the close, lr. Cummlnsa does not speak often, but when he does his speech la always crisp and telling, and commands at tention. This la sarins; much, for as a rule the House doea not listen. 1 don't blame Cummlnta for retiring; from the Howe toctTehts attention tn the more cou irsntatand, Idouhtnot, profitable labors of journalism, but 1 am sura that his constituent and his nitfoctatf 4 will neatly resret his retlremout from the House at tha close of this session. . PlrtCLxr. Jr. Gov. John D. Long of Massachusetts seems to havo been even moro deoply stirred than Gov. Dingley. His description of tho scene, wrttton expressly for The bus, but not copy righted, is us follows: At this point there arose from one of the front seats a gentleman in a brown checked cout, who, with his turn, orer collar and smooth face and blond moustache, looks some twenty rears younger than his age. It was Amoe Cummlnra, whose name Is familiar tothe rendersotTiia Ben, and who. hariuc day arter day descrlbud hts fcl. low membera In debate, now had on opportunity to ex hlbltblsown ablUtyln that line. Ills manner Is mod. est, his rolce agreeable, and he haa spoken so rarelr that the norelty ot his appearance and the ter ror of his pen gave him an attentive hearing, lie read from manuscript, which Is or course a wet blanket on oratory, but lila earnestness and brevity eared htm. and when he declared that he shontd not feel at liberty to Tote for tho bill, the effect of which wonld be to benefit him personally at a taxparer and real estate owner, it made a rery pretty peroration, though nobodr took any stock in It, and gained him n round ot applansa at he sat down. A look of relief came over bit face as he took his seat. Kltch went orer and chaffed him. Plngley offered to do htm for bis letter In to-morrow'a Sex. A classical mem ber suggested to him. qvtt cwtodict custodes. and Amos resumed his pencU, laid off the armor of oratory, and returned to the more genial role of the entertaining letter writer. J-oaa After this apparently attractive scono. a Rev olutionary battery oponed upon tho bill. It was Mr. Washington ot Tonnossoo. a collatoral descendant of Oon. Ooorge Washington. Ho is small In stature but great in speech, and ho dollvored a hot Ore. It annoyed Uen. Caswell, who tried to Interrupt him. Mr. Walker's ratio amendment was then re jected, and tbo Clerk began to read tho sec ond section. Mr. Johnson ot North Carolina, who looks liken twin brother of Congressman lirumm, slapped fn tho Blair School bill as an nmond mont. Mr. Crane of Toxas raised tho point of order that it was not germane. Mr. Johnson Insisted that It was, for It provldod for tho dis tribution of moneys to tbo States. "And tells them how thoy must expend It." put In Mr. Crane. Tho retort rather paralyzed Mr. Johnson, but he recovered in time. " I am not talking for tbo Stato of Texas," ho replied. " 1 am talking fortho country at largo." Mr. Crnno tired another shot, saying: "The people ot Toxas are not illiterate." Johnson (gain insisted thnt his nmendment was germane, and Pat Collins added, " Uor mana because it is part of a genoral raid on the Treasury." Chairman Springer rnlod against, Johnson, and the Carolinian appealed. Ho called for a division, but so many arose In layer ot tho Chair that he withdrew the appeal. Mr. Johnson then offered another amend ment, providing that tho surplus lying In the Treasury collected under the internal revenue system bo refunded to tho States, and applied by them to educating tho people. Mr. Outh waite mado tho point that this was not gor mane. and tho Chair sustained It. Johnson then knooked out tho school clauso, and the Chair occeptod tho amendment, it was do featedby a vote ot 22 to JG. CoL Elliott ot South Carolina next offered an amendment providing compensation for those whose lands woro sold In tho Soa Island dis trict In dofault of the payment of tho tax. The Colonel said that the Government had bought these lands and afterward sold them at a profit ot $100,000. Ho wanted that profit roturnod to those who had lost tho lands. His amendment was carried. . , ... Gen. Oates then slapped In bis amendment for the repayment of tbo tax on raw cotton. John Allen of Mississippi offored an amend ment to the amendment that monoy thus re paid should go Into the educational fund In each State receiving It. Mr. Mcitoa offored a substitute for the two amendments. He wanted the States to bold the funds In trust for those who had paid the taxes, tho remainder to be held as a freo school fund. Mr. Stockdale of Mississippi offered an amendment to the sub stitute Ho wantod all the money to go to the Subllo school fund. His amendment was voted own. John Allen's went tho samo way, and bo did Mcltea'B substitute. In sneaking on his amendmont, John again throw tho.llouso Into oonvulBtvo latightor. lie said: . "I described my trials after tbe war yester day. When I consider what I was then und what I am now, I have an enlarged scope of the magnificent opportunities opened to Amer ican youths. As I stand upon tills giddy height and (survey you, gentlomen, on tho opposite side, I am struck with awe and amazement. 1 wonder bow so many of you have ever suo ceoded in getting here with mo. But I want to give you fair warning. If you keep on voting yourselves money from tho publlo Treasury as you are now doing, the Drat thing you know tbe country won't owe yon anything." This peroration brought down the Hoiibo. Judge Uolman dropped his spectacles. Ford of Michigan fell from nls chair, and Mr. Biggs of California stopped chewlntt thehurd jerkod venison that lie brings Irora his hunting pro sorvo near Yubo-Dam. , Gen. Gates's cotton tax amondmont then went by tbe board by a voto of 04 to 129, Ho next entered a proposition that, to test tho con stitutionality of tbo cotton tax. a case bo allow ed to go before the Court of Claims, with tho right of appeal to tho Supremo Court. If tbe Supremo Court dootded It unconstitutional claims might bo brought before the lower court within two years. Gen. Caswell mode the point that It was not germane to the bill, nnd requosted him to withdraw it, but lis re fused, and the Cbalr ruled the proposition out. Gen, Oates next offered an amendment pro viding that monoy due tho United States from any State should be deducted from tho monoy paid into such Stato Treasury undor this i pot. This omendraent was loht, 70 to 133. Mr. Kerr of Iowa was thn only Itopubllcan who votod for It. . , . Soctlon third was then road. As passed by tho Sonnto it provldod that no part ot tho monoy should bo paid out by any btatotouny attorney or agont undor any contract fprber vlces now existing or herotoforo mado. all claims to be filed with the Governor ot a Stato within six years nfter tho nassaco of tbe not. The Judiciary Coramlttocof the Uonso recom mended striking out this proviso. Tho Houso rof used to do so, and It was retained. Gon. Wheoler of Alabama offered an amend ment providing that the money be applied to tbe payment of pensions to those who volun tared undor Abraham Lincoln's first proclama tion. " You can find them." tho Gonoral (.aid, "but you can't And tho men who paid tho.o taxes." Mr, Caswell told him that thoy woro throo months' men. "It ninkos no difference," Gen. Wheeler re plied, " thoy were the first to voluutoer and they got no bounty." . The General mads a rattling Union speech: it rang around the Chamber, but It did, not affeot the Iteoublloan vote. His proposition was defeated by a vote ot 28 to 153. . The committee thon rose, and Speaker Car llale took the Chair. Tho pending amendment j.Mi. '' ' -t " - - 1'.';, to the bill were carried. The bill was read a third time and passed on a call of thn yeas nnd nays. Tho vote stood 178 to 00. The House then adjourned. Amos J. Cumminos. LIFE WASHINGTON TOPICS. The Benate Tfenni n Flertty of Strong: Talk on the Tariff Hill. WABnrnriTON, Deo. 12. Tho Scnato wont to work upon tho Tariff bill this morning twen ty minutes attor being callod to order, nnd re mained hard at It all day. Nearly tho onttro time was spent In a rather lively partisan do bate on tho subject ot putting cotton ties on tho freo list. Mr, Berry of Arkansas oponed tho proceedings with a strong nppoal, and was replied to by Mr, Ulscock In a regular stump Bpooch. Mr. Morgnn who has done llttlo talk ing since tho flsltorlos dobato closed last fall, talkod with oqtial oaso and as great volubility to-day on tho subject of cotton, and delivered a most interesting dlscourso on tho subject ot cotton growing, showing how It is affectod by cllmntlo and othor changos, and joining in Horry's cry for Iroo ties. Tho Itcpubllcans Blood firm, howovor, and rofusod to ylold a point. Tho Domocrnts fool confident that, as no cotton ties aro made In thlscountry, tho Re publicans would bo willing to let thorn enmo In Iroo. Tho Senators in chnrgo ot tho bill promptly brought forth tho reply that with a siibtnntlal protection tho manu facture of this class of Iron would Imme diately enmmonco In thio country, mid Sonator Aldrlch predicted that tho work of manufac turing thorn would begin horo six months iiltor tho Sonnto bill should pitBj, nnd thnt lit n short tlrao all that nr used In Ainorlcit would bo muilo hore. Thn ilepubllcaus, thorotore. promptly voted ilnwn tho proposition to put ties on the freo Hit, nnd iiroceodod to the next Hem In tho bill. Tho Democrats havo now bo como moro earnest nnd porslstont In their oppo sition, nnd It is snfo to say thnt tho bill will not got through tho Scnato much beforo tho 1st of l'ebriutry. 'J'lio talk of cnlllnc nn oitra session has boon revived niuong itopubllcan Hopro sontatlvcrf, bocuuso the lougertho bill Is de layed in tho henulo tho less Is tho probability of Its reaching tho Houso In tlmo to rocolvo anv nttontlon from tho Wnys and Moans Com mittee, nnd tho loss chance will thero bo for tho nassngo or thnt or nuy othor measure for outtlng down tho revenue. Thoso Ho publlcnns who want a special session of tho now Congress would llko to havo tho tariff nnd inturnal rotenuo nuostlons left untouched this session, it the failure can be brought about without appearing to bo tho fnutt ot llopublicans, boonuso It Is prosumod thnt tho demand for n revision of tho tnx laws, and tho clamor ot Itopubllcan Territories for Statohood, besides tho party nocosslty for an early beginning of tho work of Investigating about n. score of contests for sentB In tho Flfty llrst Congress, will almost compel President Harrison tocouvone tho now Congress In nxtra session In the spring or early frill. This nr rungomont would bo spaclnlly agrooablo to tho cron ot candldutos for tho Speakership, who, having Dogun tholr canvass so soon, must othorwise bo kept on tho raggod odgo for eight months. Thero Is another class of Bopubllcnns who think the narty ought to use ovory moans In Its power to socuro tho repeal of tho tobacco tax boforo tho 4th of March and tho pnssago of tho froo list of tho Senato bill, which, togethor. would meet whatover real need tbero Is at present for a reduction of rovonues of tho Gov ernment, nnd if dono in this way tho Republi cans could claim that tho credit belongod to them. It has boon suggested that somo of tho SouthornDemocrntscould bo Induced to vote for nt least tho froo list of tho Itopubllcan Tariff bill If baited with tho ropoal ot tho tobacco tax, and offored them somo tlmo toward tho closo of tho sossion, say on a suspension dny In l'ob ruary. If ono may judgo from con creations with Domocrnts who woro prominent in tho tariff controversy lat session, thero Is not like ly to bo much ninro than formal notice taken of tho Sonnto Tariff bill, if It should over roach tho Houso bearing any resemblance to Its present make-up. and the Domocrnts ridi cule the Idea that any Itopubllcan will bo recog nized by SponfcorCarllslo to movo tho passage of a repeal of tho tobacco tax undor suspension of the rulos. Senator Rlddleborgor has returned to the city, nnd began oarly to-day upon tho old trioks that made him famous during the last two sessions. The subject of trentios has ngaln taken hold of the Virginian's mind, and tho extradition or dynamite treaty Is now tho ono that Is causing him anxiety. In tho mtdst of a most dlgnilled and earnest discussion on tho tariff subject bo tweon Messrs. Edmunds and Morgan, tho tall form of the orratlo Virginian stalkod Into the Chamber from the Itopubllcan clonk room, and, as the Vormont Senator, In his most dollberato and pollto manner, addressed an inquiry to Mr. Morgan, ltlddleberger interrupted and rathor Imperiously said that he would like to ask Mr. Morgan a question. "If tho Senator will permit me to finish my query." said Mr. Ed munds, with a wave ot his band. Flushing up. Mr. ltlddleberger Bald it would be lust as woll to lot htm speak first. All tho Senators lookod up, astonished at tho boldnoas ot tho man who ventured to Interforo with the dicta torial Itopubllcan londor. Mr. liiddleberger was not at all abashed, however, and took Mr. Edmunds off tho floor with great coolnoss. Then he cut Mr. Morgan off In bin talk about cotton to demand ot blm what bad becomo of tho ltlddleberger resolution providing for the consideration of thn English extradition treaty in open session. Mr. Morgan preferred to an swer thnt question at a moro opportune time, nnd warned tho Virginian thnt It was a subject for executive sessions, ltlddleberger grew quite nnnoyod at this rebuke, and was about to resent it, but was no poased by finding his resolution on the calendar. Thereupon ho announced In a loud voice, and in a highly dramatic manner, thnt ho wonld movo each dny. during tho morn ing hour, that tbe Sonnte proceed to tho con sideration ot the resolution. Then he throw tho calendar upon his desk and the tariff do bate went on. Soon nfterwnrd tho Senators all smiled when it was lonrned that Mr. Itlddlo bercor's resolution, which ho thought ho had found upon tho calondnr, was not there at all, but ho had got hold of one relating to tho llsherlos treaty. Mr. ltlddleberger will renew his attack to-morrow, but will be opposed by his own party, as It Is understood that the Ito publlcan Konators havo decided to let the dyna mite treaty go over again. Tho Rivor and Harbor Appropriation bill was reported to tho Houbo this morning by Chair man Blancbard. Some chnDges were mado in tbe bill, and ns flnnlly agreed upon It appropri ates ll.!iUG.G50. Tho following aro some of tho ltoms ot appropriation: Buffalo. $135,000; Now York harbor. tlOO.000: Tonnwanda har bor and Ningara River, $50.000 : Harlem River, $150,000: East ltlvor nnd Hell Gate. New York harbor. J170.000: Rouse's l'olnt. $8,000; Ca narsle Bay, $3,500; Charlotte harbor, $10,000; Dunkirk hnroor. $10,000: Flushing Bay.$11.500; Gowunus Bay, $20,000; Groat Sodus Bay. $10, 000: IdttleHodus Bay. $8,000; Oak Orchard harbor, $5,000 : Ogdonsburg harbor, $8,000 : Os wego harbor. $28,000 : Kondout harbor. $5,000: Raugortlns. tG.OOU; Glen Cove, $10,000: Hudson Hlver, $38,500 ; Newtown Creek and Bay. $10. 500; Narrows nt Lake Chamnlain. $13,500; channel betweon Stnten Island and Now Jer Bey. $10,000; liarttaa Bay, $15.0u0; Maurice River. $5,000; I'asBalo Rover, above Newark, $20,000: Ilaritan River, $30,000; Shrewsbury Rlvor. $7,000: Bridgeport $7,000; Black Rock. $6,000; Now Haven breakwater, 1:13.000: New Haven harbor. $10,000; Norwalk, $0,000; Ston jngton, $8,000; Stamford, $5,000: Connecticut River, bolow Hnrtford. $8,000: Housatoulo River. $20,000; Thames Hirer, $12,000. Thobllllsnotlikoly to get any further than tho Senate Commorco Committee room.ovon it it Is not defeated In the House. It Is under stood that Sonator Fryo, Chairman of the Com merce Committee, Is opposed to passing any bill, ns he and bis colleagues praotically pledged thomsolves that tbe Jumbo bill of last session should be tho only ono to pass this Congress. That bill appropriated over $20, 000,000, bolng tho largest Rlvor and Harbor bill ovor passed by Congress, and tho almost general understanding wan then that It was to ovor throo years' work. 1887. 1888. nnd 1889. In the former year the bill was pocketed by the l'resldont. so that the bill of last year ap propriated nn nvorngoof $7,000,000 for these throe years. A numbor of Sonators on both sides of tho chamber are opposed to tho plan or nlgoonbollng tho bill. Thoy say there are no lobs In It, and that tbero Is no reason why It should not be passod. Sonators who think this way about tho matter are, howovor. In a minority. A business mooting of tbe National Sabbath Convention was hold in the Foundry Methodist Episcopal Church this morning. CoL Elliott V. Shopard presided, und oponed the meeting by reading selections from tho Scriptures. It was unnounced that tho Senato Conunlttoo oil Labor would give a bearing to-morrow morn ing to thoso Interested In tho Snbbnth reform movoment. nnd a committee was appointed to ropresont tbe Convention boforo that commit too. Ofllcersof tbo Union wore olectod, with Col. Elliott F. Shepard as President. A consti tution was adopted doclarlng the baBls of the Onion to bo " tho divine authority and univer sal and perpetual obligation of the Sabbath, as manifested in tho constitution of nature; as declared in the revealod will of God. formulated in tho Fourth Commandment of the Moral Law, and Interpreted and applied by our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, and as!aoprovd by Its beneficial Influence upon national Ufn." Tho objoot of the Union Is declared to be tbe pres ervation of tho American Sabbath as a dny ot rest und worship. Senator Stewart to-day . introduced n bill authorizing tho Soorotary of Wur. Soorotary of the Navy, and Gonoral of tho Army, acting ns n Board, to have constructed 250 pneumatic tor podo throworB of the highest power, operating under a pressure ot from 3,000 to 6,000 pounds per square Inob. capable ot throwing steel tor pedoes, oharge J with not less than 500 pounds of dynamite or other explosive, a distance of five miles. These torpedo throwers are to bo mounted, la baturies lot tn dtlence ot tha v '" it r .si. . ' .; harbors ofNow York. Boston. Portland (Me.), Nowport, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Portsmouth, Charleston, Savannah, KeyWeat, Mobile. New Orlonni, Galveston,, San Tranctsco, Portland (Oregon), and San Diego, from ten to twenty each. The cost of these throwers shall not ex ceed $10,000 eaoh, nnd $10,000,000 Is appro proprlatod to carry out tho provisions of the act. Thtsoftornoou President Cleveland sont tho following nominations to tho Benate: OrrlnB Unllnm of Kentucky to be Deputy First Au ditor of the Tronsury. vice F. P. Baldwin, re signed; William H. Morris. Postmaster nt Bir mingham. Ala.; Walter L. Bragg ot Alabama to bo Inter-Stato Commorco Commissioner; also a largo numbor of army nnd navy promo tions and of reoess appointments of Postmas ters. Commissioner Bragg's term oxclres on Doc 31. 1888, his being tho shortest term ot tho orlglual appointments. Tho law provides that nil appointments subsequent to theso shall bo for slxyoam. Mr. Bragg's nomina tion, if confirmed, will therefore extend his term for six years from Jan. 1 noxt. Senator Call, llko a few ot hts sonntorial col loaguos. Is becoming very unmindful of tho tlmo-bonored dignity ot tho Senate chamber. While Mr. Morgan was entertaining his audi dlonco this nf tornoon with n very learned and intorostlng dissertation on ths subject of how cotton is grown In thn South, Mr. Call sat con toulodly In the open doorway or the cloak room leisurely eating his noonday lunch. Tho menu of tho Senato restaurant not being to tho taste of the Florida Sonator. he provides hts own odlblos, nnd nte them to-dny In full vlow of tho Sonntors on tho Domocratlo side ot the cham ber and tbo spectators In tho galleries. Another cnndldato for the office of Publlo Printer under tho Ropubllcau Administration bun appeared in tho Held. This time it Is a Michigan mnn. Frnnk W. Godfrey, and It is said ho will havo tho entire Michigan Republi can delegation at his back. Mr. Godfrey was until qulto recently editor of the Lansing He publican and ono of tho contractors for doing tbo Stato printing. Ills fnthnr-ln-lnw Is the owner of tbe Grand Uaplds Kagle. one of tho oldost Republican papers In the btntn, und has himsolf beon a candidate for appointment of Public Printer undor previous administrations. In reporting back favorably to tho Houso n bill granting a pension of $3,500 a year to tho widow of Gon. Sheridan, the Commltteo on ln vulld Ponslons snyB: " Thoro has beon decided opposition In this commlttoa to these unusual ly largo pensions to widows, but this report Is mado favorablo in this case upon tho ground that Congress cannot woll rofusn such nctlon, nfter giving large pensions to othors who are loss meritorious. Tho President has; rocolvpd tho resignation of United States Dlstriot Attornoy Emory B. Boilers ot the Indianapolis district, but has not yet noooptod It. and does not wish to do so. Tho Attorney-Genorol has tolographod to Mr. Sellors that tbo Prcsldont joins with him In re questing him to withdraw his resignation. PAnZZAHlBNTAltr IIVFOBM. Gen. Halted Submit" bin Tlerra nr Ap proval to Home New Vorkerii. Gon. James W. Hustod has submitted to somo New Yorkers who are familiar with Al bany affairs tho ldoas In reforenco tothe re vision ot tho rules of the Assembly that ho says ho was considering in tho quiet of sleepy Peoksklll, when ho was generally bellovod to havo been careorlng through tho Stato lu soarch ot votos for the Speakership. Among thoso whom he has consultod woro Simon Sterne, Aquoduct Commissioner Francis M. Scott. ox-Assistant Corporation Counsel, nnd long tho city's representative in watching Al bany loglslntlon, John B. Pino, and Goorgo Walton Groeno. Tho General told thorn that it he could accomplish something substantial in the direction ot parliamentary reform he would regard it as a greater honor than any thing olso In his career, and ho wae very much pleased whon they approvod tho gonoral char acter of his suggestions. Ho proposes to do away with tho Introduc tion of bills by members in turn on tho roll call by counttos, and would havo tho bills when randy deposltod in a box. Kvory day thoy would bo removed by tho Clerk and given to tbe Spoakor. whoso examination nnd endorse ment would dotermlno to what commltteos they should go. The bills enacting or amend ing general laws would go to a Commltteo on Legislation, n new one provided for by the re vised rules. The private bills would go to tholr propor committees without loss of time. Tho bill that got Into tbo hands of the Commlttoo on Legislation would be carefully oxamined as to whether It soo mod on Its face constitutional and desirable. It not It would he dropped. If so. it would go to tho Commlttoe on Goneral Laws. Another Innovation proposes the abolition of tho parliamentary fiction, the Committee of tho Whole. This opens a way for making n record on amendments, which Is now avoided because n roll call Is not In order in Commltteo of the Whole. Tho printing of the original bills, instead of engrossing it. us much " crooked work" has been traced in the past to the engrossing room, is also advocated. it AXOIt O'BKIES'S DEFEAT. Thirty-two Fat Offlccn to be Fllled.br HI" Republican tSucceamor. Boston, Dec. 12 Mayor O'Brien takes his defeat very philosophically, and his usual good nature seems not to bo in tho least disturbed by the result of yos terday's contest at tho polls. Ono of tho first acts of his Honor to-day was to extend tho courtesies of tho tho Mayor's offlco to Mayor elect Hart. Tho talk at tho City Hall to-day has been, and will continue to bo for some months, as to tho probable appointments ot tho newly elected Mayor. Botween Jan. 1 and July 1 Mayor Hart will have thirty-two fat ofQcos at- his disposal, and the hungry Republicans are waiting anxiously for the time to come whon they wilt have acbancoat tbe spoils. The offices havo the following sal aries attached : Three at JC.0O0. throo at $5,000. one at $4,500. one at $4,000. seven at $3,500, nine nt $3,000. eix at $2,500. and two at $1,600. The offlcos now tilled by City Colleotor Bicker, City Treasurer Turner, and City Auditor Dodge will probably be loft undisturbed, ns these gontlomen aro all Republicans. In fact. Mayor O'Brien has allowod so large a number of Republicans to remain In good olllces during his administration that there are not so many offices to be filled as might be supposed. Some of the hitter parttsnns ot the Republican party advocate a clean sweep in all tho departments, but If Mayor-elect Hart lives up to his letter of acceptance and his statomonts made In the press, it Is probable that changos and appoint ments will te mado slowly. . The eleotlon of tbo Republican candidates of the School Board has drawn the line more closely between Catholics and Protestants. The latter assert that they must vote and work for parochial schools to protcot thorn selves. Tho Protostants' war cry wbb: "No Catholics on the School Board, no Cathollo teachers, restore Hwlnton's text book." Tho Protestants carried the day. This defeat will unite the Catholics and will pave the way for anothor red-hot election in lBb'J. UK rrjMS THE ED1TOIIS. anise Itelly Orders Them Not to l'lihllah Certain l'roceedlnt" la lila Court. St. Paul, Dec. 12. In the Olsen murder coso, Mr. Erwln announced last night that he would be absent during the remainder of the trial, nnd would leave the case with his partner. This morning ho purchased copies of the St Paul morning papers, and, whllo the train was speeding toward Minneapolis, be read thorn, lie thought he deteoted In the reports an evi dent intent to projudlco tbe case against his client by tbe omlsBlon of important testimony introduced by tho defence, yesterday. He ac cordingly took tho next train back to St. Paul, and wont into tho court room to lay tho grlov unco before bis Honor, Judgo Kelly. The jury was excused, and Mr. Erwln laid before tbe Court his objoctlons to the news pnpor reports. At tbe conoluslon of his re marks tbe Court directed the newspapers to refrain from mentioning Mr. Erwln's complaint and remarks, and Buld that ho would cause tbo arrest for contempt ot any man violating his order. The reporters at once reported tho sit uation to their suporlors, ami it Is said thnt both the afternoon nowspapers, after looking up tho law, decided not to mention tbo uffair for four ot results. JFerer Bulletin" Discontinued. Jacksonville, Doc. 12. About 200 refugees came In on the northern and wastern tralna to-day, and many mora are expected on Saturday. At a meeting ot the Hoard ot Health to day a resolution was adopted that Inasmuch aa there hae not been a case of ytlloir fever reported for the past seven data within tbe cor poratliin limits of Jacksonville, the duly btulttlat will La discontinued from this day. The return otrefuieethaanad an eiconrattnc affect upon the stay-at-homes, and tbe wobegon exprtslnn Is Itavlaa everjoodr's face. Time) are rapidly changing from bad to food, merchant" are opening up thslr stores, housekeepers are clcanlnr up, aud to pats through that part or the city where residences abound fine Is remind ed of the month of Hay. The westher U bright and clear, with tha thermometer Just low enough for a light overcoat In the morning In tbe middle of the day sucii articles aro dutcntel with. In fwt, genulns l-iorlda weather prevulu. llllimoutl Match Loinuuuy'M HtmL Hold. Wabuinoton, Deo, 12. The sale ot tho cou trolling Interest ot the Diamond Match Company's stock Is fulfy confirmed. By the terms of the sale William II. Swift retalM the Presidency of Us company (or a tana t twe yean, attar which he wtu retire mm aotlve bus kutlutta Tbecoutpany wUlstnlremaUUilueUUftaal toe fctad of Uw llttxn Trail el ttU country. . r aLi FRANCE GETS OUR COPPER. M. BKCnitTAX'S STND1CATE CONTROLS TBE OUTPVT IN AlUEIilCA. JUft Stanton I.ancha at the Idea UiM It Mar KTrntnally Own the aline" The Mill mil Hesponalhte tor tho Cotton Bagging TruHt The Whiskey Trust. The Ben a tore appointed last winter to find out about all trusts got together ngaln yesterday In the Court Houso. Col. George Biles' and Gon. Roger A. Pryor were on hand to askquos tlons, and eovernl gontlcmon dropped In. primed with interesting answers, Tho opera tions of tho great French coppor syndicate were laid baro, and two othor combinations woro made tho subject of Inquiry, Ono was tho Wholesalo Grocers' Association of Now York, roprosentod In tho witness chair by P. B, Thurbor of Thurber. Whyland & Co. Mr. Thurber also spoko for a similar organization which Inoludss dealers in oil parts of tha Stato. He said that tho objoct of both thoso associa tions was to fix and maintain uniform prlcos In dealing with retailors. Their efforts aro di rected, however, only to sugars. Bnkor's Cocoa, and ltoyal Baking Powdor. Mr. Thurbor does not think thnt tho associations havo accom plished much, for tho mombcrs are not all faithful to tho agreement. Honntor Arnold wnB anxious to establish n relationship botweon tho Grocors' Association and tho ilugar Trust, but Sir. Thurber denied that thoro was any undor Btondlng botwocn thorn. John Stanton, treasurer of several copper mlnos in nurthorn Miohlcau, was tho next wit ness. Ho gavo tho committee a cony of tho ngreemont ontorod Into by his company nnd E. Eecrotan. representing " Ea Soclotil Indus trlolle ot Commorolallo des Motnux do Paris," tho concorn that has Bocurod control of tho copper markot of the world. Tho contract bo gnn on the first of last Uav, nnd It will tor mtnato on Bee. 31, 1890. During that tlmo tho Frenchmen will pay tho American compnny 13 cents a pound for nil tho coppor producod by it, and tho Amorlcnn company agrees to roll to nobody else, oxcept undor conditions imposed by tho syndicate In supplying Amorlcau cus tomers Mr. Stnuton's company soils at a rato somowhat loworthan tho current ijuotntions in the opon market, and divides tho prollts with the syndicate Mr. Btunton said that In stead of diminishing tho production of copper, tho syndicate had lncronsod It, nnd tho effect of tho syndicate's operations upon tho copper business had been ovcoodingly good. Mr. Htanton Bald thnt sovoral Montana and Arizona mines nre not In tho combination. Chief among thoso Is tho Anaconda, nt Butte City. It Is tho largest mine In thn world, aud firoducos moro coppor than tho Calumet nnd loci a. Just what becomes ot Its product did not develop until lntar in tho day, when & Mondol, n broker, said that at least lH.OOO tons of It had been bought nutotly by the syndicate Col. Bliss informed tho commltteo at tho samo time that recent developments had led him to believe that tbo Anaconda mine had joined with the syndlcato on tbo samo terms accordod to other Amorlcnn mlnc. This nrrangsincnt. he believed, had been effected within ten days, Senators Arnold nnd Ives suggested to Mr. Btanton that borore tho torminutlonor thocon trnct tho syndlcato would bo ablo to socuro a vast supply of coppor. for even now thero Is markod overproduction, and tho motal is ac cumulating rapidly In Europe, ami thon tho syndicnto could refuse to ronow tho contract, dump its supply on the market nt ruinous prlcos, bankrupt or shut up tho mines nil over tho world that hnd boen supplying coppor ut tho high rate, nnd thus secure possession of tho mines thomholvosund control production as It now controls tho market Mr. Htanton smiled at this picture nnd said ho did not think it probablo. Ho said that tho syndlcato Itself was the largest consumer of coppor In tho world. It hud 60.000.000 francs In vested in copper manufacturing interests, and a surplus of 25.000.OHO francs. Ho did not know who tho men wero thnt composed tho syndi cate but ho was very cortnln that no American producor was intorestod In it directly. After recess Mr. Appleton Sturgos, a gunny bag manufacturer, was called to talK about tho so-eallod Cotton Bagging Trust. Ho was de lightfully candid in nls ronlios, but he would not admit that thero was a Cotton Bagging Trust. Ho called It by turns a cornor nnd a combine. When he was tnlklng to it Congres sional committee on tho samo topic, somo tlmo ago, ho called it u symuathello movoment. "Calcutta." he said. "Is about tho only plnco in tho world, outside the United 8tato, whoro bagging for the use ot cotton growers Is made, Hete we havo machinery eunuch to mako half as much moro a year than could bo used. Tho comblno originated oarly this year and tho contracts woro signed in April. It is only to endure for a year. Thoro aro twenty-four gunny-bag mills in tho country. For two years some of them had been losing monoy. Then the Mills bill cnina along with its provision for admitting tho Calcutta product freo, nnd those mills nnd some others shut down. Tho pas sage of the Mills bill would kill our business within six months. Believing it would becomo n law, wo mado tho cornor In ordor that wo might make a little money this year, at loast. We got control of twenty-two mill, shut down sixteen of thorn, and put the nrleo up from about ti). cents tn 12',. We think that was pretty modorate. for thero was nothing what ever to prevent us from putting It up to 40." Mr. Sturces said that, tariff or no tariff, tho combine could not work anothor year, for with the prices up, oithor tho small mills would In sNt on working indopondantlyor tbe Calcutta people would Bond their product ovor aud smash things. ... P. J. Goodhnrdt was cnllod to toll about tho Whiskey Trust, but as ho is only a dealer In the certificates, lie threw little light on the sub ject, Tho commltteo will sit ngaln to-dny and examine a lot of witnesses from Buffalo about elevators nnd canals. ,va cnnisTHAS a urn. Grocer and ItiitcherH or Newark. Agree to Stop an KxpenHlve Custom, The success attendliifr the revolt of the Newark clothiers against tho practice of giving prizes to targot companies has evidently In spired the butchers and grocors of that city to try another revolutionary moasure. At a mooting of tho Retail Grocers' and Butchers' Association last night it was rosolvod that tho mombers should stand together und refuse tho customary Christmas presents to tholr cus tomers. Several of tho raombors said thut tho giving of Christmas presents had become a serious matter, and that tho abuse wits grow ing onr by year, bocause no iudlvldunl grocer or butcher dared to nut his foot down firmly and say "No" to a customer who presumed upon having traded steudily nt hts shop nnd demaudod a gilt it was said that tho custom was a foolish one. linpoitcd from this city, and one that nroso from oxcesslvo competition. It was urgod that.thoro was no reason why a grocer or butcher should part lu this manner with a large sbaro of his nn-ngro profits, and whon tho mattor was put to voto there wus not n dissenting volco: but thero aio a large num ber of butchers and grocers in Nowurk nho aro not momhors of this association, nnd It Is finite probable that eustomors who aro cheeky onougb to domnnd turkey or canned nlum pud ding for their Christmas dinner will get It lu spite, ot this resolution. Applications for lurdonts llrnled. Wabudjoton, Deo. 12 Tho President has denied the applications for pardons In the case ot Henry 0. Anderson, convicted tn Arkansas ot violation of pension laws, and sentenced August, 1887, to ilvo years' Imprisonment at LlttUBock ponltcutlnry, nnd in tho oaso of Goorge M. Bain, Jr., convlctod in Virginia of violation of the National Banking net, and sen tenced Bfnrch, 1839, to live cars In the, Albany penitentiary, , , . , lu regard to this last caso the President pays: 'I am not satisfied that tho condition ot this convict's health is such ns to mako his re lease nt this tlmo necessary upon grounds of humanity, nnd I do not Und in tho application other reasons to Justily clemency at Oils time." In regard to Anderson's ease the President says: "it must bo a very exceptional caso In which I will Interfere to rellove a prisoner con victed of offences against the pension laws, and this application Is so utterly devoid of nny fonture which entitles it to favorable consider ation that I havo no dlfllculty In refusing it," Hhot and Kilted III" Klxter'" Lover. Colujima, Doo, 12, Joseph Ivoy shot and killed B. W. Cuto, In Sumter, last night. Tho trouble was caused by Cato's refusal to consent to tho marriage ot Ivoy to his sistor. Ivoy was a widower, with grown children. He was pay ing Miss Cato attention, and it was bollevod had beon accepted, but her family opposed the matoh, and Cato forbid Ivoy to continue his visits. This cnused a quarrel yosterdny at noon, during which Ivey shot nt Cato without effect. East nlcht hn Intel enpted Cato on his way home and snot him through tho brain. No arrests havo been made. Hlllt" ou Atcouul ul'llia Mini Itini Jtln.otc, Hceanton, Dec. 12. AltomayCorncllusfjinit i of thltrlt) today tntcre,lto actions ngslnti tho l.e Mill Valley Itallroad on account of the luU Kun diiuiler. John J. Jenulnge and James Jennings of Bcraoton are the plalntlls, and damtget of 4d.oou ire claimed. The latter had five rtbtaitd bit spine fractured,1 and is per maaenuy disabled. He askitraRCO. and his father aske the aame amount for low of hie .ten's services, lhta action u the first growing est et damages, tor lajmlos luulntl la the dlMiur. , 1 Ir:, GEORGE B. A. BVSB ARREBTEIK He Aeeert" hi" Inaocenee of Emheaalensent, and Aeenaea his Employer. Gtorpo It. A. Bush, a well-known citizen of Pnterson, was arrestod on a charge ot em bozzlemont lato Tuosday night He has been tor many years the business managor ot Isnao D. Blauvelt, carriage builder, whose extensive works aro In PaUreon street. Ho had a powor of attorney and conducted the onttro business. There was some surprise, on Tuesday after noon whon Mr. Blnuvelt appeared beforo a magistrate and said bo was almost a ruined man from tho defalcations of his trusted man agar. Ho snld the exports had not finished the examination ot tha books, but about $1,700 had been found short, and It tha figures kept on in tho Bnmo way through tho rest ot the books, tho shortagn would amount to $15,000 or moro. A warrant was Issued and Bush was arrestod lato on Tuesday night. Ho is very popular, and he had no trouble In finding all the ball roqulrod. Mr. Blauvelt said yestor day that when tho Investigation had boen com pleted, If bo found bo was not Irrevocably ruined he would bo glad. Ho said, however, thnt the amount would not roach 120,000, as It had boon rumored It would. "Fortunately," he added, " I did not havo that much for him to steal." . . . . Mr. Bush Bays thoro is not tho first word ot truth about bis being ft dofaultor, and that when tho mattor comes to a logsl Investigation his accounts will be found perfectly straight. Ho says that tho charge is tho result of retali ation, to hoad off an Investigation of Mr. lllau volt's aocounts by tho courts. According to Mr. Bush's story. Mr. Blauvult was for sixteen years tho administrator of tqe estato of tho lato John Davenport, bis mothers second hus band. Tho heirs havo boon clamoring for llltocn years for a settlement of tho estato. but Mr. Blauvelt put thorn off with one story or. an othor, and thoy could get no satisfaction. Flnnlly. in desporntion. thoy applied for. an othor administrator, nnd. as luck would have It. Mr. Bush received tho appointment. This put him in a dollcato situation with his omployor on ono side and the heirs and tho court on tbe other side Tho heirs hoenmo so clamorous for a sottlement that Mr. Bush said ho was compellod to urgo tho mat tor upon Mr. Blnuvelt In tho most omphatfo manner. Tho latter did not soem to bo able to moot tho demands of tho estato, and Mr. Bush says It Is to got him out of tho way nnd to lay the shortage on him that this charge has beon made Mr. Bush says ho will vindicate his chnractor boforo the affair Is through, and pmvo which Is the guilty party. The prominence of the two men mado a sen sation In l'aterson yesterday, and tho com munity is divided In its opinion as to whl2h Is tho moro blamable. NO WALKOTEB FOR WOODRUFF. A. ruction Fight Shonlnc lta llead Axons the Exultant Brooklyn Iteiiuhllcana. Tho peaco nnd harmony which. It was pro dieted, wero to characterize Republican politics In Brooklyn after tho oloctlon ot Harrison do not materialize. Already thoro are ovldencos that a bitter faction light Is impending among tho statosmon across tho river, who assort that thoy contributed so largoly to tbo Republican victory. The first clashing ot tho factions will bo ovor the choice of n Chairman for tho new Genoral Commltteo. Franklin Woodruff, tho wealthy warehouseman, is tbo candldato of tho Wlllis-Dady faction, and. until a fow days ngo. It was supposed ho would virtually have n wnlkover tor tbo Chairmanship. It wbb urged In his bohnlt that he had well oarnod tho honor by his financial sacrifices during the campaign, and that a big chock bearing his name, eorved, ntn very critical period in tho ennvass. to re lievo tho Ilepublicnn managers from vory seri ous embarrassment. Mr. Woodruff, however, is not going to have n walkovor. A strong opposition to his candidacy, organ 7od by John A. Nichols. Senator O'Connor, and Ernest Nathan, who ropresont the Piatt wing ot tho party, has been developed, nnd Is rapidly assuming formidable proportions. It is ohnrged against Mr. Woodruff that ho looked altogether with too much favor on tho can didacy of Gov. Hill in the late campaign, nnd exhlbltod no special dcslro to too Mr. Miller elected. It is not yet known who will bo namod as a candidate for tbo commlttoo Chairman ship In opposition to Mr. Woodruff, the Piatt men not desiring to show their hand for the present. Altogethor. it looks as If tbe Demo crats aro not going to monopollzo nil tho polit ical dissension in Brooklyn next year. EX-CONGRESSMAN VOORBIS ARRESTED. Indicted for Perjnry In Connection with hla Former 11 nit Trouble". Hackens ack, Dec. 12 Charles H. Voorhls, who has a law offlco In the Fuller building, in Jersey City, enmo to Hnckonsack to-day to transact business with tho Shorlff. When he ontorod tho Sheriff's offlco ho was Borved with a capias to answer nn Indictment presented by tho Bergen county Grand Jury on Monday ac cusing him of perjury. After remaining in cus tody about two hours ho was admitted to ball in $1,000, Dr. A. 8. Burdott signing the bond. Mr. Voorhls represented this district, tho Fifth, in Congress In 1870-80. Ho was President ot tho First National Bank nnd nf tbo iiackon sack Havings Bank, both of which he was ac cused of wrecking in 1S73. Ho was subjected tosovernl indictments nnd civil suits growing out of his llnanciul tioublos then, btu.hoiwon in each Instance. Lnst yoar Mr. Voorhls was counsel for tho savings bank trustoes In n suit against R. P. Terhune fortho recovery of about $4,000. On tho trial Torhuno sworo that tho bank chnrgod usurious rates of lntorost. Voorhls went on tho stand, as It Is now alleged, and swore that tho bank never chargod moro than legal In terest. Torhuno lost the caso. Ho presented to the Grand Jury sufficient proof in substan tiation of his original allegation of usury to Induce that body to Indict the ox-Congressman for perjury. Tho trial was sot down for Dee 21. Vtlllnm F. Garner Accuaed or Swindling. William F. Garner, nllus Robinson, was arrested In nobokon yesterday by Dndor Sheriff McPhlllps on a capias issued by the Supreme Court of this city. He Is accused of swindling Max Fround & Ca of this city out ot jewelry valuod nt $2,000. Garner called at rreund's store on Maiden lano last July nnd ronro-ontcd himself to be worth $10,000 tn real estato. He purchased jewelry valued In all at S2.JUU. Ho paid $.'i00 cash and gnve two notes for $1,000 each, payable in two months The notos wuie protested and Fround suod him. Hn Hod to Uoboken, whoro ho is alleged to hnve assumed the namo of Robinson. Ho was vory much surprised at his arrest. He is In tho county jail In Jersey City awaiting requisi tion papers. astmlneis Troubles. Jonathan Hillor. proprietor ot the American hosiery mill at Cohoet, htt made an aaslf sroent The assignment was due to a depression In the knit goods trade and the fact that the gcodttMr. littler mace, factum, which sre the cheaper quality, designed mostly for ihe Southern market, have not been In demand, nwlng to the yellow fever ecare. Mr. fillter considers his liabilities atieut 30.000, but does not know the amount of his as-elt. Hiisiic. Pec. 1J- This mornlnr there was placed on record In tho t.ourt House here the asalgument of John V. Smith, a well known grocer. The property assigned consists of real estate and stock. SroUn bat disappeared ami cannot be found. At Ihe Inst election be was a can didate fur Oitr Alienor on the ticket of MeClUzeui' party, lie was prominent lu labor circlet. O'llrlea'a Fatal Fall Ooern an Embankment. Charles O'Brien, 45 years old, a saloon keeper at WlUiamsbrldge, attended on Tuesday night an elec tion of cnlcers of Oliver Tlldtn Post, 0. A. It, of which be w a member. He left the post rooms at loa o'clock alone. Yeeterdiy morning he waa found lying In a trench by the railroad track at lBih ttreet end Itallroad avenue lilt tVull was iraetnred. and his left arm and tome of hit rlDs wero broken. He was dead when the amuulante arrived. The police a: tint thought that O'Brien had been mur dered, but Deputy Ooroner Conway ccnoluded that he had accidentally fallen down the embankment. A Conddlng Stranger Losea SSS2, Vlncenzo Demarko arrived from Michigan on Saturday last. When he stepped off the ferryboat at the foot of Oarelay ctrett he fell In with Pie lro Cuaule. Cutule teld him he must be careful of htt money In Xew York, and Pemarko turned over bit poeketbook. containing (AH. to Cutule. who satd he wonld depotit tl.e inoner In bauL. When tbe poeketbook waa re. lurusd a few intnute a later It contained cabbage lesvet and- tUsoe paper. Pemarko didn't seo Cosule again until Tuesday, when he had htm arrested. Cusute aid munt the money left, tie waa held for trial at the TombH Court ycsterJay. Andrew GUI aliasing. Andrew Gill. 24 years old, who Uvea on the Bergen Point plank rotd In Jersey City, visited htt lit ter In Brie street, Jersey City, on Thanksgiving Day. lie had not had anything to do for tome time, and waa very despondent. When he left ber he tald i " WeU, It t don't see yen tgaln. good by for good." He baa not been seen since. He Is well kuowu in the Lataytttt portion of Jersey City, and wat very popular thtre. Ills rrltada think he hat committed tolclde. When Baby rrcs tick, wo gavo her CaJlorlx, When sho was a Child, the cried (orCaaterla, Whea ah" became Huts, the clung to Cattorla, Tfkea aha aU CbOdrts, cave tttsa Oastoxia, i a , 1 , r . J ASBURT HAWKINS BURIED, , i BIS BWEETITKART SEEN IN rRAXEIt i OVEIt TUB TO&IB. I ! Hla JTIrala tn be Examined by an Kzpert lit Ineaalty-HU Nome Never to be Inscribed ,8 on the naTTklan Family Monument. ,1 Tho body of Franols Asbury Hawkins, .:B who was banged In Rlvorhoad on Tuesday vKjj morning fortho murdor of hlsmothor, nrrlved ,' , at Brentwood about 7 o'clook tbo samo night. N A large crowd had congregated around the 0 i depot Constable K. Benjamin and Undertnk- a 2 or John Gibson were thero with a wagon nml 'g took the coffin to tho undertaker's rooms. Br. J I W. 8. Preston of New York, In prosenco of P. f ' J. Hawkins nnd J. O, Hawkins, tbo dead man's ' I : uncles, opened the skull nnd took out tho 'I brain, which he carrlod back to Now York !! with him yosterdny morning. Tho uncloshnv a j always maintained that Asbury was Insane, nnd they took this method ot satisfying them- - selves on this point. After tho operation tho coffin was sonlod up and not again opened. Tho rumor that tho Clocks, Mrs. Hawkins's family, would lntorfero If an attemptwns made to placo tho body In tjio family plot In the Oak wood Motbodist Cemetery, wheroMrs. Hawkins was burled, drew a large orowd to tho cemetorjr ,, yesterday morning. Tho road, also, was lined , with spectators. At 10 o'clock a henrso, fol- . lowod by two olosod carriages, left Undertaker '$ Gibson's houso, on the road to tho comotorr. , 1 As tho hearso and carriages passod a small v wbito houso near tho cemetery, a girl was ii seen in one of the windows gazing Intently . .1 down the road. As the hearse passed tho houso l tho lntonsenoss ot her gazs seemed as If It might ,i almost pierco tho hoavy blaok draplngs. Tha fi girl was Miss Etta Bchrock. the doad man'tv sweetheart. ii At the cemetery the coffin, which was en. v f; cased In nrough box. was taken out and carrled ;- I Inside tho family plot and set down under- . i ncnth tbe shadow of tho Hawkins granite mon- i y nmont. About ten persons in all were present. . k Tho Clock family wbb not represented. Tho H Rev. Mr. McMiillon of the Methodist Church JJ porformed n short burial service Tho Rev. M Mr, Sands mnde a prayer. The coffin was thon r lowered Into tho family vault and placed on -, II the floor at tho oxtromo back end. It rests at '' (. tbe foot of his grandfather's coffin and about . f twenty foot from the coffin containing tho body , I of tho mother hn murdered, , i After the participants nnd spectators hnd left N tho cemetery Miss Bchrcck was Iseon to go in i and kneel nn the stones nbovollhfl tomb. She ' J remained thero sovoral minutes. It is snld nho i mndoa vow to Hawkins to meot him soon, and I It is thought that sho lntonds to commit mil- :, clde on hts tomb. Sho Is at present laboring , -, undor gront mental excltoment. Mr. Preston, , i superintendent of tho ccmotory.snld it he found if her In tho comotery after dark ho would con- duct hor to tho core of friends who would ' fit watch her. Sho, howovor, enmo to Brooklyn 15: laRt night. i jtip It Is thought that tbo Hnwklnsos'nnd Clocks ''i.! have come to an understanding pending tho examination of Itho matricide's brnln. In any gf ovont his namo will nover bo engraven among II those on tho granlto shaft above tho tomb. It Bleetlnc of the Board oritecenln. Albany, Doc. 12. Tho Board or Begonia r I held a meeting to-day with twolvo mombcrs jt prcsont. Tho resignation of Dr. David Mur- , ii: ray nB Secretary nnd Treasurer of tho Board , 5 was presented nnd nccoptod with many ox- j presslons ot rogrnt and esteem. Dr. Murray's V retirement Is duo to tbe lmpalrd condition ot - If bis health, no was unanimously olectod lion- J orary Secretary on full salary until July 1.1B39. M f Superintendent A. 8. Draper offered a resolu- J tlon. which was unanimously ndopted. that t hereafter the Sccretnry of tho Board have gon- oral charge and direction of tho Stato library. ,(, with tho tltlo of Secretary and Director of the Stnto Library, and thut Messrs. ii. 1!. Howell :( nnd 8. B. Grlswold be continued ns assistants :f undor the supervision and direction of tbo t Secretary. Recent Whltolnw Held thon ncm- 11 inated Mr. Melvillo Dowy, ut present Librarian f3 of Columbia College, as Sccretnry and Tiras- M uror ot tho Board nnd director of tho htnto llf Library. Ho was unanimously elected and his ,H salary was fixed at S5.O0O a year. Bonbon P. f Jones was elected Librarian of the Court of ,, U Appeals library nt lto"hestr, vico Mr. Batter- . Icn. deceased. Tho Bourd adjourned until J Jan. 10. 1883. H tVInd Causes u Rallroild Collision. t The passenger train on tho Hnrlem Railroad Phi that left Tnckahoe at 5:30 yesterday morning collided jy with a freight ear on a tiding at Brorisvllle Button. The jjj engine of tbe train was thrown from the track. V ut no ! 1 one waalnluredand nontberdatnaEe was done. Train" I: were detared about an hour, 'fhc hizh lnd of Tuthdty if nllht blew tbe car along tbe tiillni; until there was ne J ffjj room for the passenger train to pass on 1 lie main track. fffj KASKSfE Ii THE NEW QUININE. jj I illll Possesses WE The Medicinal ; 1 f'3 Properties ,1 ik c 8u'n'ne' 1 If ldfcl Kot its pokn" ! A SPECIFIC FOIL MALARIA. niir.CXIA. Ki TIHH. JVEKVOUH ntOSTltATIOX. ' W Frederick A. tinier, U30 East 157th el., .New Yuri, wat) . ' Ka cored by Kasklne of maturja nf els years' duration. ' $1.00 per bottle. Sold by all druggists or sent by mall ! on reoelpt of price. fJJ-1 KASklNi: CO., lUHDuanest., Sew York. wi FURNITURE. j Great Bargains. ; t Retill at ntanofaeturer' lowed cub wbolctal i prlcos. ' lj A iplendld opportunity to porchue direct fromth manufnetorsr at tbo lewest possible prices at which ro- ' liable foods can be producod. a " BUY OP THE BIACCB." GEO. C. FLINT CO., ii rjtores 104, IOC, and lOB WJMT 14TB BT. , '" (r- BstwcenSthandTthara, onedeor west of dlh ar. , n; Is Onr manufactories, 154, 135, 136, 157 West Itlust, f furnish erlgleal detlgna on anullcatlcn for ewry kind et i woeiwork for Interiors. ' . I Until Christmas ; Hm. TIFFANY & CO. jj will keep their establish- ' ,-, ment open during: the even- . 1 ingfl. Union Square. I IVew Yorli. , j 7 Compare prices for dia- : i nionds. nnd other precious ' stones at .IOHIVSTOWS, 15th st. and Union square. 1 west, with any other house. Open evenings. It is the Gilbert M'fff Co. 1 1 WHO UAE TUB GENUINE ''. 3-LEAF TWILLS. and they print their Baals 1 OII.BEKT U'F'C CO,, ,. , ON Tilt; MSLVAOL', i that their goods may be known from the tmitatlen. ' 8 Imllatlen geeda bare no nam en the Mirage. II ladle appreciate Bra. strong Drees lining! ttata- Jjj tot, leek for the name, aa ll la only en geeAtwhlck aM WpejtM l aaJttlBl U M. ITcjtaUUee. B 1I