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Intent of Compromise se Reso Kesotion ResotiOll Resotioii
tion Disputed DisputedSAY DjsputedSAY DisputedSAY
Friends Declare He Has lla De Deicatcd Defcatecl Dct
icatcd t atcff Recalcitrants RecalcitrantsPorakcrs RccnleitIantSForakcrs Reca1eitrautForalzers
Porakcrs Construction of Ucioln Uciolntion UcsoloHon 1teoIution
tion Leaves IcucsScnntc Senate Free to Act on onQuestion 011tucUOI1 OILtuciIon
Question of Authority Antl1orlt However HoweverJJInelclmrn IIoCcrJUncliltnrnt llosvevcrB1ack1nrn
JJInelclmrn Harfty I10lit Ac Acq1lie Acqiilesconce AcqiilesconceCrItIcINetl i icconce icconceCriticised conec conecCrltlcletl
Criticised l y Some Democrats DemocrotsIo DemocrotsIoOffcroyuotl1cr DexnocrzttIuyOffcxsgtiiother May
Offcr Offcroyuotl1cr Aiiother Substitute SubttltuteThe SubstituteThe
The text textc of the Republican compromise compromiseresolution COIRpromtHresolQtloD COIIIWOInIaeresoludoit
resolution on the Brownsville matter matterResolved matterRe mtterReoIved
Resolved Re That without questioning questioningtbe
the legality or justice of any ny act of the thePresident thePretlhknt thePretdent
President in relation thereto the Com Committee Committee Coinfllttee ¬
mittee on Military 1fttary Affair is hereby herebyauthorised berebyautboriaecl herebyauthorized
authorized and directed by ubeom subcommittee ubeomnlittet ubeomriiittee ¬
mittee or otherwise to take and bave baveprinted baveprinted haveprinted
printed testimony for the purpose purpo e of ofascertaining orascenatDblc ofascerta1n1n
ascertaining ascerta1n1n all the facts with wi tit refer reference rerernce reference ¬
ence nce to or connected with the affray affrayt
Ut t Brownsville Tex on the night D t of ofAugust otAu ofAugult
August Au 144 1S1 190 1 13 Said committee is isauthorised Ia leauthorized
authorized a to send for persons and andpapers andpapelll andpapers
papers to administer oaths the to sit dur during during during ¬
ing sessions or recess of the Senate Senateand Senateand Senateand
and and if deemed advisable ad able at Browns Brownsville Browuyille BrownivIIe
ville or elsewhere the expenses of the theinvestation theinveldptlon theinveltIKalion
investation to be paid from the con contingent coa coatingent COfltingent ¬
tingent fund of tbe Senate SenateProof SenateProof SenateProof
Proof of o the partial effectiveness elrectl at atIcast atPast eL1aM
Past of the numerous nume Republican R ubllean eon conference eonfertncea eonfrrenein ¬
ference which have been held since nee the them thennjortty theThIJOI1t
m nnjortty ijority of the Senate was thrown into intofonfuston Intolnfwdoa Intotonfueon
fonfuston last Thursday by the Black Blacklurn Black1JUrn Blackburn
burn amendment to the Brownsville BrowttaVtllewstlpt10a in investigation InestItlon ¬
vestigation estItlon resolution was forthcoming forthcomingshortly fortbcoadDtlhortly forthcomingshortly
shortly after the Senate convened yester yesterday yesterday yceterday ¬
day Mr Foraker offered a substitute for forhis torbis forhis
his pending resolution which represented representedthe
the compromise Greed reed to on onSunday Sunday and andunless andun andunless
unless un leu there is a a complete change of plan phmthis phuthis planthis
this substitute sub tltute as a printed above boft willbe willbeadopted wUlbeadopted willheadopted
adopted The R vubUncans are re not notthoroughly notthorougtaly notthoroughly
thoroughly harmonised hanDo even yet how however bo boer however ¬
ever everIn everIn er erIn
In a speech full of sarcasm at the ex exptnse exptnse exptnse
ptnse of tbe Republicans Mr dr Blackburn Blackburnsaid Blackburnsaid Rlerkburnsaid
said that the compromise fully covered coveredthe eoveNdtilt coveredtlir
the point made In his amendment This Thisw ThisWas ThinVtS
Was w < 3 accepted as a Indication that the Dem Democrats Demoemts Democrat ¬
ocrats ocrat will vote YOt for the new Feraker Ferakerresolution Forakerrtolutlon lerakerreolutinn
resolution after the Blackburn amend amendment a allent amendiient ¬
ment is tabled although there is a possi possibility pbaIllity in1bulLy ¬
bulLy llity that the Culberson on substitute substitutewhich subeUtuteWhich nubsUtutewhich
which declares in effect that the Presi Presidfnt PruIMnt Presidcnt
dfnt was justified by facts and authorised authorisedby autbotiseclb authorisedby
by b law to discharge the negro soldiers as aslie a aIe enhe
lie Ie did did or some proposal similar to it itmay Itmay Itnay
may be placed before the Senate today todayThere todaYThere todayThere
There is a disposition on the minority minorityside minorityside minorityside
side to criticise Mr Blackburn for ac acquiescing ac acluiesclng ccuiesctng ¬
quiescing < In the ReiHibUcan compromise compromisetoo e etoo
too quickly Even if the Foraker sub substitute 8ubstitute substitute ¬
stitute means the same as the Blackburn Blackburnamendment Blackburnamend Blackburnamendme1
amend amendment some of the Democrats In Insist mist Iniist ¬
sist ist that their titular leader should have havet haveIorj
1 Iorj creed rc a vote on that amendment before beforeindorsing before1ndondllC beforeIndorsing
indorsing the compromise compromiseRoi comprombleRcltHJtIl compromiselteiublkiuxls
Roi RcltHJtIl lteiublkiuxls HMI l1IH < < aii Still Differ DifferIt DifferIt
It is obvious that the Republicans Republicansv RepubItcaashile RepubilcanaIiIe
v hile they have reached a nominal agree agreement Mreemtnt agreemeilL ¬
ment are still lacking Jackl I in unanimity They Theyare Theyre Theyare
are re by no means a a unit in their under understanding 1IDderHandlDg underiiandIng ¬
standing of the meaning < of the compro compromise compromise comprozYilse ¬
mise resolution Mr Foraker ForakerJasIets Insists that thatit thatI thatIt
it I t merely waives the question que tton of the thePresidents thePresldents thePresidents
Presidents right to discharge ditJCha e the troop troopwithout troopwithout troopswithout
without either denying or affirming afftrml it itThe itrnw ItTIi
The TIi Senate he holds hoIdi may take any an ac action ac action cclion ¬
tion it sees fit to take after the Military MilitaryAffairs MilitaryAff MilitaryAffairs
Affairs Aff lrs Committee shall have reported on onthe onthe ontle
the facts of the riot at Brownsville Mr MrLodge MrLodge MrLodge
Lodge thinks that the Foraker resolution resolutionnot rMOlutton1I0t resolutionhot
not only embodies the original Lodge Lodgeamendment Lodgeamendment e emtndment
amendment which in effect e eet sought D to tomake tomake tomake
make the Senate 8enRt declare that the Presi Presidnfs PreaIdnt Presidnts
dnfs dnt net a t was legal l l and constitutional constitutionalbut
but is more explicit Mr r McCumber McCumberthoroughly MeCubettllorOlJ MeCumberthoroughly
thoroughly hly < disagrees with the interpre interpretitionwiiich Interpret
titionwiiich tl t tion tionwhi ti Mr Foraker places on the thecompromise thecOQ1Pronal8e thecompromise
compromise proposal P PIrlpoea1 1 He said so yester yesterday ye8terday yesterday ¬
day and it 1 III possible P that he will take takesome takeflIIne takeIIflC
some IIflC steps to accentuate his position to today today today ¬
day dayAside
Aside front some dissatisfaction cttMaU lActJon with withMr withMr th thlr
Mr lr Blackburns ready acquiescence acqu nce the tbeIVmocrats thelhmocrats thePemocrats
IVmocrats conducted themselves them elves in a away away a away
way which indicated that they thought thoughttin thoughtthuy
tin thuy y had gained a victory They had hadrather badTathlr hadrather
rather the best of the debate which pre prei prended preit
i nded it led Mr r Tillmans perfonnance cape especially pedally capeiIlly ¬
dally iIlly when Mr Bacon engaged in a acolloquy acolloquy acolloquy
colloquy with w Mr Lodge in an effort to tob tohring tohring
b hring ing out be Che he latter latters understanding of oftho oCw ofthe
the w meaning of the compromise compr ml e resolu resolution reeolun reeoluFriends resolutn ¬
tion n
Friends of the President assert that thathr tbath thatLt
hr Lt has succeeded in completely beating beatingdown beaUnclown bestingdOWn
down the opposition n to him him and has hasforced hasforced hasforced
forced the theeoneenatlve conservative Republicans into intoline IntolitH biteline
line In that the compromise resolution resolutionspecifically re resolutionspcIflcally
specifically 1 < disclaims any intent to ques question question quesnon ¬
tion the Executives right to do what bat he heiH beii heii
< iH ii it is a victory for Mr Roosevelt RooseveltI
I H however Mr Forakers way of con construing eonrulilg conruIag ¬
struing rulilg the resolution is proper prop and is isgenerally 18gtller IsgtneraIIy
generally gtller y accepted hereafter the legality legalityand letPllttyand legalityand
and constitutionality of the discharge dischargecider dl8cbar dl8cbartn discharger
cider tn r er r may be taken up after the inves investigation Investigation luresUgatton ¬
tigation is concluded and to that extent extentthe extentt extentte
the t e Ohioan is victorious victoriousHarmony vlctor1ousJlKrmon victoriousliarniony
Harmony JlKrmon Their Object ObjectThe ObjectThe ObjectThe
The main purpose of the Republicans Republicansh
h hs < s been to preserve rve harmony within 1Wn the theparty theparty theparty
party They were w opposed to permitting permittingthe
the th country to witness the spectacle D etacle of a aRepublican aRipubUcaa aRpubUcan
Republican President falling to obtain the theindorsement theindoraemeot thendorsement
indorsement of a majority of his own ownparty ownparty ownparty
party In the Upper House HoUl e of Congress CongressiTid Co Congressrd ea eand
iTid nd depending on Democratic votes to topull topull topull
pull him through throughIt
It was this purpose that actuated Re Republican He HepubUcan Republican ¬
publican critics of Mr Roosevelts course coursein COU COUin coursein
in the Brownsville affair in their effort to tomaintain to1aintala tomaintain
maintain peace Some of them l entertain entertained entertalntd entertaintd ¬
td resentment re over the Presidents atti attitude attitude attltude ¬
tude that those who voted against agaIftst the theDemocratic theDt theDemocratic
Democratic Dt > mocratle amendment upholding upbokU the le legality legality Icgality ¬
gality of his dismissal l order would ould really reallyVGte reallyvte
vote against his general policies They Theyrefused Theyrefu Theyrefused
refused ecl to be put in the position po of start startin starlIng startIn
in Ing a general fight on the President over overthe overthe j
the Brownsville affair It is evident that thatif thatIt thatIf
if the predicted opposition to the Execu Executive E Executivt < eeu eeutin ¬
tin in bin own party fo to come his Re Republican Re Republican Republican ¬
publican opponents In the Senate will en endeavor endea endeavor ¬
deavor dea vor to choose their own battle battleand issue issueand issueand
and not let the President klent choose It ItBefore It ItBefore ItBefore
Before he retired Sunday night the thePresident thePestdent thePresident
President had given assent to the terms termllof termsof 1 1of
of the resolution offered by Mr Foraker Forakeryesterday ForakersterdaT Forkeryesterday
yesterday sterdaT The whole difference of opin opinion opinIon opinIon ¬
ion was over the opening words ord of the theresolution theresolution theresolution
resolution A As presented p nted by Mr For Foraker Potaker i iaker
aker the opening words are Without uWlthoutQuestlonln Withoutquestioning Withoutquestioning
questioning the legality or justice of any any3t anyact j jact
act of the President Mr Roosevelt in inberted Inerted Inserted
berted the words Uor or denying d nytng so as to tomoke tom torncke
moke m ke it read without questioning or de denying de denying dciylng ¬
nying but some of the Senate leaders leadersdeclined leadenJc1ecUnd leadersdeclined
declined to accept the amendment and andthe andthe andthe
the words or denying were eliminated eliminatedIt
It wa not until yesterday morning that thatMr tltAtIr thatMr
Mr Ir Ftwaker consented to father the com compromise 00 00pomt oempromIeo ¬
promise pomt resetotfon and it Is mid that
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tfon of f AmerfcM dUwn aDd ud anthacMBK a aIIn aetlnse M MtMTteUMtfcM anhITeeUmdaN
tMTteUMtfcM IIn ae ot f OHM ea tabor hr MM a aM UM 1Mof iii enotonttBt enotonttBtof
of WOTMM ue ta iMtMfes The HOOK adjoonwd ts tsMet t8t toask
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In the ScMato Uw attar lazy ry tmtmAmtmt allllu 1It U to the thefcxatatfo tilelrJdIIe thek5tIkhTe
fcxatatfo lrJdIIe Ml went over o on obeuan eltjN GII br Sow Sowtor Baatn7 Snsar
tor ar tn7 tty A jofa jo oha molaUau VMC PMM ieii < 1 ex exUMOMK utile eXtandiur
UMOMK the tfcn thee let h Ur ssstnders mHo tdm dtn in North NorthDakota NCIIChD NorthDebits
Dakota and Idaho Senator SeaIGrpa1tVPtllell SeaIGrpa1tVPtllellhMe Mot Mcian proposed proposedn
an n taprftr fa hMe let Coiombtaa Coam bs stock Ma is tile Panama PanamaCMHd r rCual IsiiseOaanI
CMHd MM Much > at o the Any iw not occwuted with coo coofidcnUtaa eoaMdIraUaa muddsratlos
fidcnUtaa of UM oonpraMie mahrtiai m Uw UwBrowtwriue tMaftlll1 theIkuminifle
Browtwriue fiimy ia UMOMWM the OUIM of which a T TOMMM no not vielest >
t osiloqur ocuintd bet9 ben SeDatGn ltUI Borat Tilbientmu
OMMM Spooscr aid nd others Th TIM Smt Smtafter stafter Smatci Smatciafter
after apea apeeftag an how and a toll If to secret leg legMrtT leeWMlf legleisUre
leisUre MM andes e to aah ad t th tM dWtaiRy ackwned ackwnedto adjNnMdto
to towhen MOM today todaywhen teds tedswhen
when the President Pre k1cmt heard that Mr For Foraker ForIker Forslier ¬
slier was w to propose it he was Inclined Inclinedto
to withdraw his hi approval approve The adminis administration adnilelatration dIMI dIMItlatlon ¬
tration supporters evidently believed that thatSenator thatSenator thatSenator
Senator Lodge Lod e the Presidents champion championwould championcukl championwould
i would cukl offer the compromise compromiseFonilcer compromaeForuI compromiseForalcer
I Fonilcer ForuI er Offers Compromise CompromiseWhen ConlpronllHcWOOn ComprombleWhen
When the Senate got through thro with 1th rots routine 1OUtine rotstine ¬
tine butII business Mr Foraker offered the thecompromise tbecompromise thecompromise
compromise resolution r lutJon and the Demo Democrats DemoeratIJ flemoerata ¬
crats laughed lau hed when they heard it It Later Laterin Lalerin Lterin
in the day however they were not so sosure 808Ure sosure
sure that it was their turn to laugh It Itha Ithas Ithas
ha has become known that Mr Blackburn Blackburnwhose BlaekburnbcJ Blackburnwhose
whose bcJ term will expire m In March arcJI wants to tobe tobe tobe
be an Interstate Commerce Commissioner Commissionerand COmmoneraad Commissionerand
and some of the minority members membersthought membel1lthouPt membersthought
thought he was a a little too anxious to toplease topIeue toplease
please those among < his Republican case associates 880ctate caseelates ¬
elates who are influential with the Frost President PnI8ident Frostdent ¬
dent dentWhen
When the resolution had been read Mr MrForaker MrForaker MrForaker
Foraker speaking 8PMk1 to a full Senate and andpacked aDdpacked andpacked
packed galleries made this explanation explanationI
001 I have repeatedly said I had no pur purpower pur110M xsr xsrpese
110M tQ refer to any question olt as to the thepower thepower
power or constitutionality of the Pre President Frostdent t tdent ¬
dent In order to meet the objections objectionsraised objectlon8ral8ect objectionsraised
raised by some Senators I modified my myresolution myreaoIutJon myresolution
resolution But the tbe modification did not notmeet notmeet notmeet
meet the entire approval of some col colleagues collea cotleagues ¬
leagues lea I have again modified it and I Iunderstand Iunderatand Iunderstand
understand it meets the approval of my mycolleagues mycolleap mycolleagues
colleagues colleap on this side of the chamber chamberMr chamberr chamberMr
Mr r Lodge explained that Mr Forakers Forakersmodified PorakermodtAed Porakersmodmed
modified resolution met his approval appro He Hedeclared Hedeeland Hedeclared
declared his unyielding opposition to Ex Executive Executive Exccuttve ¬
ecutive usurpation u and then withdrewbis withdrewhis withdrew withdrewhis
his proposed amendment to the Foraker Forakerresolution Forakerresolution Forakerresolution
resolution resolutionMr resolutionlr resolutionMr
Mr Bacon Inquired whether the word worddenying wOldcIeartn worddenying
denying < which occurred in the Black Blackburn Blackburn Blackburn ¬
burn amendment meant the thequestioning IIIDe IIIDeuqutiODIn as asquestIonIng
questioning which hieh occurred la the For Foraker lIoraker Forekes ¬
aker modified resolution resolutionI
HI I believe the words mean exactly the thesame theme thesame
same me thing tb replied pled Mr Lodge LodgeThen LodweThen LodgeThen
Then why not insert the words w or ordenying ordenyJn ordenying
denying < after the word questioning questioning1inquired queettoafaInquired questioningInquired <
inquired Mr r Bacon BaconMr BaeonMr BaconMr
Mr Lodge replied Ited that he would object objectto
to adding adeli the word words or denying be because be beCue because ¬
cause they meant nothing nothingMr nothl nothlMr nothingMr
Mr Bacon insisted I that he would offer offeraa 0 0all offeran <
aa amendment to add them themOhio tbemOhio themOhio
Ohio Senators Construction ConstructionMr
Mr Foraker who had been listening at attentively attentively attentively ¬
tentively to the colloquy rose at this thispoint tb tbpoint thispoint
point and took exception to the interpre interpretation interpretation Interpretatlon ¬
tation placed on the resolution by Mr MrLodge Mre MrLodge
Lodge e The adoption ado of the resolution resolutionhe reaoludoDhe
he insisted iMl would not preclude the Sen Senate Senate n nate ¬
ate from taking < any action It saw lit fltafter fttafter litafter
after the facts I of the Brownsvflle diner disorder cIt8order dinerder ¬
der had been ascertained by the Senate Senatecommittee SUatecommittee Senatecommittee
committee committeeThen committeeThea committeeThen
Then Mr r Blackburn who had sought to tohave tohave tohave
have the Senate indorse the legality oC the thePresidents tbePretllclent thePresidents
Presidents course eon made his sarcastic sarcasticstatement sarcasticstatement nafilc nafilcKatement
statement expressive e pmatve of his satisfaction satisfactionthat satisfactionthat Uatactkmthat
that he had brought about an agreement agreementamong agreementamong
among the divided dh1 ed Republicans RepublicansI IpbHca
I will now go into the the committee committeeroora committeerooui5
roora rooaa rooui5 he said to act upon this results resolution resultsdon ¬
don as a member of the Committee on onMlllttary onMUJttary onMllIttary
Mlllttary Affairs A < airs with the 1II1clentaD understanding understandingthat 1oa
that the committee has no authority to toquestion toq toquestion
question q ion the constitutionality or legality legalityof
of the President in this matter matterI
I thoroughly agree ree with the Senator on onthat 00that onthat
that point responded r ed Mr r Foraker and andhe andhe
he went on to explain that he had never nevercontemplated nevercontemplated nevercontemplated
contemplated that the committee nhould nhoulddo bouJddo siboulddo
do more than get et the facts factsMr factair factsMr
Mr Blackburn said he accepted the themodified themodIfted themodified
modified Foraker resolution as meaning meaningexactly mea meaningexactly tnc tncexactly
exactly what bat his own amendment meant meantand meantand meantand
and he was glad he bad done doneIn something somethingin
in an humble way to bring < the Republi Republicans RepubUean Republicans ¬
cans together togetherMr totretb8llr togetherMr
Mr Money Oftey put la I with an inquiry as to tothe tothe tothe
the necessity for all the debate and the themidnight tilem1dqbt themidnight
midnight conferences if the resolution resolutionmeant re oIutloRmftLDt resolutionmeant
meant exactly what Senator Foraker said saidit 8JdIt saidIt
it meant meantMr meantMr meantMr
Mr Tlllman also made a few re remarxs remarxsThe remancaThe remarxsThe
The Senator from Massachusetts has hassqueesed ha haIIQueesect hassquecied
squeesed through a very small hole to toget toget toget
get back to his party said Id he and the thei theSenator theSenator
i Senator from Kentucky Mr Black Blackburn Blackburn Blackburn ¬
burn has ba squeexed through the same samesmall samesmall me mesmall
small hole holeMcCninhcr hoIelcCum bela3lcCuissber
McCninhcr lcCum IJer Pukes rn ICH Issue IHHueMr IssueMr IssueMr
Mr McCumber expressed the opinion opinionthat opinlOlttbat opinionthat
that no political game was being betn played playedplayed playedbat playedbut
bat said that if such a game wu being beIftplayed beingplayed
played Mr Blackburn had scored a ahome ahome a ahome
home run no If one accepted the press pressreports pleRreports pressreports
reports of the last at few days be said saidone aldone saidone
one must be forced to think that neither neitherthe neitherthe neitherthe
the President Pre nor the Senate had out outgrown out5IOWD outgrown ¬
grown the age of kilts He would vote votefor votefor votefor
for the compromise resolution because becausehe becausebe becausehe
he believed it meant that the Senate Senatedoes Senatedoea Senatedoes
does not question tton the power of the Pres President PresIdent ProsIdetit ¬
ident He pointed out that Senator For Forakers Forakers Forakers ¬
akers construction of the resolution was wasaltogether wua1t wasaltogether
altogether a1t ther different differentMr dliIerentMr differentMr
Mr Scott took the floor long enough enoU < h to tosuggest toncge tosuggest
suggest t that at the present rate < or orprogress orprogress orprogress
progress most mo t of the discharged di eba negroes negroeswould necroewould negroeswould
would be dead before the Committee on onMilitary onMilitarY onMilitary
Military Affairs has a chance to determine determinewhether determinewhetber determinewhether
whether they the are innocent or guilty guiltySenator pUtySenator guiltySenator
Senator Tillman expressed ed the opinion opinionthat opinionthat opinionthat
that the resolution meant what the Eng English EnJIsIt Englink < ¬
link language Jansu e weans when it is written by bya byman bya
a man who understands it It and said it itwould Itwould itwould
would be so construed by the public publicThen publcThen publicThen
Then the South S th Carolinian eommene1t commemthe comineno cominenothe
the speech which caused so much feeling feelingin
in the Senate In the closing in minutes of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the session Mr Foraker attempted to toa get geta
a vote but objection was wa made by Mr MrTeller MrTeller MrTeller
Teller who desires to speak and the thewhole thewhole thewhole
whole matter went over to today to towhich towhich towhich
which time the Senate adjourned adjournedThe adjournedThe adjournedThe
The President Pre lent yesterday called the fol following fol101n tellowing ¬
lowing 101n Senators tote consultation with withhim withhim withhim
him at the White House Messrs Knox KnoxClapp KnoxClapP KnoxClapp
Clapp Warner Hansbrongh Hanabro h Warren Al Alger AIpr Alger
ger Piles Crane Spooner Carter Lodge LodgeDu Lodgeflu
Du Pont Pont and Patterson Pattenon The lastnamed lastnamedwas lutnalHdtbe Iaatnam8lwas
was the only onl Democrat present The TheBrownsville TbeBroJM1I1e TheBrownsville
Brownsville matter matter was discussed discussedMr di8cu8eeclJIr discussedMr
Mr Hearst Heor t In Ills Sent ScatRepresentative SentRepretlentative SentRepresentative
Representative William R R Hearst of ofNew orNew ofNew
New York late candidate for mayor and andlater andlater andlater
later for governor was in attendance attendanceon a tiendaRceon
on the session ion of the House yesterday yesterdayThis yesterdayThis ute a7ThIa
This Is Mr Hearsts first t appearance m mthe IB IBthe hithe
the House e this session He came in inquietly Inquietly inquietly
quietly ana unostentatiously He was wasgreeted wasxreeted wasgreeted
greeted by his friends Mr Hearst1 Hearst1walked Hearst Hearstwalked Hearstwalked
walked down the side ski n14 aisle and occupied occupiedhis occupiedhis
his seat for several minutes He was wasdeeply WaSdteply wandeeply
deeply engrossed ed in reading readt a thick thicktypewritten tblcktypewritten thicktypewritten
typewritten document documentXominntcd documentXonlinoted documentNOflhiflflted
Xominntcd Postmaster PostmasterThe ImltJ1ln PostmasterThe ter terThe
The President sent to the Senate yes yesterday yestercHQ yesterd3 ¬
terday the nomination of Seweil M Moore oo
to be postmaster at Cambridge Cam Md MdTO MdTO d dTO
IMho LAXATIVE BftOMO Qctehw Q Qui TtbleU IaIeIItait ihI U Uehto Ung
ehto nttmi MB sy if It MM r isis to CM E W
TROVITS JfMtwe 11 in each ter Sfc l la
and that has ha so often smote thorn His Hisp HIsapeclaJty Hisspecialty
specialty p cialty is i a tons Renomlnnte our idol idolor Idolor Idolor
or give IM back our platform platformTurning platformTUlBln platformTurning
Turning TUlBln to and nd addressing Mr Lodgo Lodgothe Lodgothe Lodgethe
the South Carolina Senator said Nut Naxta Nutthe Noxtas
as a the negro preacher and telephone ar artist artl ertint ¬
tint t in the show who on occasion gets getsinto ge geInto getsInto
into communication with tho White House Houseover HOUMoyer Houseover
over the wire and acts n nil receiver and andrepeater andrepeater andrepeater
repeater a veritable chameleon in his ac accuracy aceuracy cccuracy ¬
curacy of reproducing White House color colorwe colors colorswe colorswe
we have a Senator hailing from Masses Massachusetts 1Ia981ehUHtts Masseschusetta ¬
chusetts the home of the sacred cod codwhere codwhere codwhere
where the Adamses Adam e vote for Douglas Douglasami Dougluand Douglasand
and Lodge walks with the Almighty AlmightyAs AlmightyuAa
uAa As the middleman Mr 11 THiman read readon readon roadon
on we have the pompadour artist from fromGeorgia fromGeor fromGeorgia
Georgia Geor whose hoee specialty is never to an answer answer answet ¬
swer any question que tlon and who depends upon uponhia uponhis
I his voice to carry conviction to hi hii hiaudience his hisaudience
i audience audienceMr audienceMr 00 00Mr
Mr Bacon who I Is perfectly bald foaklpromptly ba1tlpromptly baldpromptly
promptly established e an alibi and Mr MrClay 1IrCia MrClay
Clay Cia did the blushing act actStone actStone sotStoite
Stone the Store StnrThen StoreThen StarThen
Then comes the star of tho troupe trouperead trouped trouperead
read d the South Carolina Senator U Gum GumShoe OumShoe GumShoe
Shoe Bill Mr Ir Stone from old Mte Mtesouri M188Ourt MIssourl
souri He can dance tho highland d Thing illngon tUngon Thingon
on top of a a tenrail t nran fence and never nevertouch nevertoucb nevertouch
touch the ground nd but his h greatest feat is iswalking Iewalking iswalking
walking on eggs without breaking the theshells Uteshells Ut Utshells
shells shellsLast shellsLast
Last read Mr Tlllman peering over overhis overhis overhis
his glasses at Mr Spooner we have the theartist theartl theartist
artist t from the Badger State Senator SenatorSpooner SenatorSpooner SenatorSpooner
Spooner an acrobat and juggler of in international International Internatlonal ¬
ternational reputation He is yuppie upplo sly slyand styand slyand
and foxy and having once been a lawyer lawyeris
is noted throughout throu oot the land fdr his abil ability abUIty abillty ¬
ity to get on either side ski of any question questionand questIonDd questionand
and Dd maintain the negative or affirmative affirmativeIn Af rmative rmativein
In any argument with great force and andfervor andfervor andfervor
fervor He sings bass alto soprano or ortenor ortenor orteller
tenor and is superb in any role roleThe roleThe roleThe
The expressions of the various Senators Senatorsreferred SenatonarelelTed Senatorsreferred
referred to presented interesting Inter Ung studies studiesMr studletJMr studiesMr
Mr Stone had his face half hidden in inhis IDhis Inhis
his hands and it was not plain whether whetherhe whetherhe h tber tberhe
he smiled or frowned Mr Culberwm Culberwmand Culberwoaand Culberseaend
and Mr Bacon who occupy adjoining adjoiningseats adjolataseats adjoiningseats
seats exchanged excban a few words with each eachother eachotb eachother
other otb r Mr 1 Lodge Lod managed mana e to keep kevpa k p pa
a fairly straight face when Mr Tillimu Tillimuspoke Till Tille TILimaspoke
spoke e of him Mr Spooner was v obviously obviouslydispleased obvtoydlllpleaed obviouslydispleased
displeased as was Mr Patterson Patte n Sen Senator Senator Senator ¬
ator Daniel like Senator Carmack was wasnot wunot wasnot
not In his seat at the time timeLaying tline tlineLaying timeLaying
Laying down his manuscript the South Sout SoutCarolina SoutrGarolina
I Carolina Senator proceeded to conclude concludehis concludehfa concludehis
his speech in answer to Mr Spoowsr Spoowsrwhich Spoonerwhich r rwhich
which he also read ead His remarkable ut utterances utterances Utterancea ¬
terances were freely commented comi ieGtecl on onmeanwhile onJDMnwblle onmeanwhile
meanwhile and practically without ex exception exception exceptien ¬
ception Republicans and Democrats D m Crata alike alIkeIncUeated alikeIndicated
I indicated that they resented re the per perI performance perfosinance
I formance the mildest statement concern concernins concernS concernlug
ins S lug which was that it was undignified undignifiedand und undignifiedand lfted lftedaacI
and wholly out of place in such a body bodyas bodya bodyas
as trw thfo Senate of the United States StatesAfter StateArter StatesAfter
After Mr Tlllman had finished his hisspeech hia8peeCh hisspeech
speech and Mr Spooner bad made reply replyMr replylr replyMr
Mr Teller of Colorado secured the floor floorbis doorhii
118 bis intention being beta to ask that the theBrownsville theDrowuY1Ue thel3rownwrlle
Brownsville resolution go over until to today today today ¬
day as he was Indisposed Nd and wishing wishingto wlshln wlshlnto
to speak oa it It desired a a more propitious propitioustime proplUouatime propitioustime
time Before he had a a chance to hull Indlj ladleate hullcate
j cate what he wanted however er Mr Car Carmack Carmack carmack
mack interrupted and Mr Teller TeU yielded yieldedto
to him It was quite obvious obvto that the theTennessean theTen theTennscan
Tennessean Ten was angry although he spoke spokewith apokewith spokewith
with great deliberation and without withoutaIoa pas passion panaba ¬
aba aIoaCRrnl
CarniaclcN CRrnl cl H Rejoinder RejoinderI
1 I was not in the chamber in the early earlypart earI7part earlypart
part of the speech h made by the Senator 8eDatorb Senatorfrom Senatorfrom
from South Carolina he said u heard heardhowever heardbowever beardhowever
however that the Senator had indulged indulgedIn
In some personal remarks affecting his hiscolleagues 8coIIeaues hiscolleagues
colleagues and associates here I got the thereporters thereporter thereporters
reporters notes on that part of his hisspeech bIab hisspeech
speech b I believe that no Senator Senator8 Senator8bat here iMrehas herehas
has given veil more frequent nor severer severerprovocation M1eICIprovocatloa severerprovocation
provocation for retort than tn the Senator Senatorfrom Seltatorfrom Senatorfrom
from South Carolina has done cIotIe and no noSenator DOSenator noSenator
Senator has complained more often or ormore ormore orsnore
more bitterly of having been made the thevictim themUm thevictim
victim of offensive o enaive remarks No Senator Senatorupon Seoatortlp Senatorupon
upon tlp n either side of this chamber has ever evermade everJaade evermade
made remarks about the Senator Se from fromSouth tfOlDSouth fromSouth
South Carolina as studiously atU4ltoaI offensive offensiveas o < euft euftas
as the Senator from South Carolina with without without without ¬
out any J provocation whatever ha bas seen seenfit MJDIt seenAt
fit to make of a number of his colleagues colleaguesin uea ueaIn
in this chamber chamberThe ehamberThe chamberThe
The Senator from South Carolina saw sawflt awftt sawlit
lit to Include me in his personal remarks remarkswithout remarkswithout remarkswithout
without any provocation whatever so far faras faras faras
as I can judge said Mr Carmack Cannackbave I Ihave Ihave
have no feeling rcelia of resentment toward the theSenator theSenator theSenator
Senator from South Carolina for with without wttbout wiLlsout ¬
out making any an personal application I Iwish Iwlsb Iwish
wish to say a that with respect t to some somemen JJOIIICJDefl somemen
men that it hi a misfortune rather than a afault afault afault
fault that they do not know how to speak speakthe eakthe speakthe
the language e of courtesy and good feel
tag tagThe
The Senator from South Carolina saw sawat awftt sawlit
at to allude to the fact that I bad been
defeated for reelection It was U a retort retortso
so 3 ° obvious so easily within the reach of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the most groveling controversial faculty faeoU faeoUthat
that I am not surprised that it should
have been suggested to the intelligence intelligenceof
of the Senator from South Carolina
The Senator from South Carolina did didnot didnot didnot
not need to lift his ht belly from the dust dustto dustto dustto
to attain the heigh c of that great retort
I believe It to be true and I gay y it with withpride withpride 1th
pride that the fact that my service > ter terevery terminates termlnates
minates Is I a a matter oC re regret et to nearly
every Senator upon this side ide of the thechamber thechamber thechamber
chamber and I believe to most of the
Senators upon the other side of the
chamber I doubt very much whether hetber
that could be truthfully said with respect
to either side If the Senator from South
Carolina were In lay position positionThe II08ItlooThe positionThe
The Senator r from South Carolina Carolinaslowly Carolinaslowly Carolinaslowly
slowly and deliberately declared Mr Ir Car Carmack Ca Camack Carmack
mack says ys that my spear is broken and
that I have taken a garland of flowers flowersupof owersuPGf flowersupo
upof upo that broken spear to the th White 1Ilte
House Broken or unbrokeif that snaar snaargutter slliar
baa never been dipped In the filth offthe offtheptter of ffhe ffhegutter
gutter I am glad to say that that shat ¬
tered te spear will be withdrawn from here hereunstained ber berull8taJned hereunstained
unstained with dishonor or unstained by
the act of mine with anything that ap ¬
proaches that name nameTeller nameleIIcr nameTeller
Teller Declined to Yield YieldWhile llelcIWhile heldWhile
While delivering himself of this de denunciation de denunciation donunciation ¬
nunciation Mr Carmack Carma k stood directly
behind Mr Tillman n who sat in hi his char characteristic characteristic characteristic ¬
acteristic attitude low down do n in his hi chair chairAs chairAs chairAs
As the Tennessee Senator Se ator concluded the theSouth theSouth theSouth
South Carolinian sprang up and faced facedhim fACetlhim facedhim
him him and the people in the galleries craped crapedforward craPedforward ctapedforward
forward with obvious expectations of ofmore oCmoce ofmore
more startling developments Mr Tlll Tlllman TIIImaD Thiman ¬
man without addressing the chair said saidsomething akttJOmethlng saidsomething
something about an explanation e The TheVice TheYlce TheVice
Vice President asked If the Senator from fromColorado fromColorado fromColorado
Colorado yielded to the Senator from fromSouth fromSouth fromSouth
South Carolina CarolinaI
I must decline de to yield 1 eld said Mr Tel Teller Teller TelIcr ¬
ler who still till had the floor Mr Tillman Tillmansaid TIllmanaaJ Tilbuansaid
said something which was not audible in inth inth Inthe
th the galleries but the Senator from Colo Colorado Colorado Coleredo ¬
rado was obdurate HI I decline to yield yieldhe y1e1dhe yieldhe
he repeated peated and I move that the th Senate Senatedoors Senatedoors Senatedoors
doors now be closed closedThe closJThe closedThe
The motion was seconded put and car carried carrted cariled ¬
ried and a very disappointed lot of spec spectators spectaton spectators ¬
tators arose in the galleries and moved movedtoward movedtoAard movedtoward
toward the doors ooss The galleries a1ieries had been beencrowded beencrowded beencrowded
crowded to their capacity throughout the thewhole thehole thewhole
whole hole of the afternoon and almost all allthe alltbe allthe
the available space on the floor of the theSenate theSenate theSenate
Senate was occupied by members ntem n of the theHouse theHouse theHouse
House House secretaries to Senators and other otherprivileged otherprlvtle8ed otherprivileged
privileged persons so that some minutes minuteswere minute8were minuteswere
were consumed 4d in getting the doors doorsclosed doorsetoMd doorsclosed
closed and commencing the executive ses session sesIt ¬
sion sionIt 5100It
It was about 48 410 4 when Mr Teller made madehis madehla madehis
his motion and it was exactly 6 oclock oclockwhen oclockwhen oclockwhen
when the bells rang aiwLthe doors were werereopeMl werereopened i ireopened
reopened reopenedOne reopeMlOnee reopenedOnce
One Once behind closed doors almost every
Senator felt Impelled to asy 9f1a a word cen ¬
cerning Mr Tillmans alleged transgres transgression transgression tranegresslon ¬
sion Mr Bacon took occasion to com comment comment cornmont ¬
ment on what he believed to be a general generaldisposition generaldl generaldIspoeltjo
disposition dl poeltloll of the Senate to lapse into intovaudeville Intovaudeville intovaudeville
vaudeville He Helntlmatec1 intimated that it was wasgetting wasgetting waptUng
getting to be a greater show than th n is of offered orrered offered ¬
fered at a local variety theater tho ter which he henamed henamed honamed
named He intfmated that Mr Tinmans Tinmansoffense Tlilmansorrenli8 Tillmnsoffense
offense was only a mere incident in the thegeneral thegeneral thegeneral
general trend toward light entertainment entertainmentMr
Mr Tillman did not rush into the de debate debate debitt ¬
bate bitt or vouchsafe any inforroation IntormaUonJt IntormaUonJtthe Informationfitthe at atthe
the outset Mr Teller admonished all allSenators aUSenator allSenators
Senators against aaa I I1IIt the disposition d Uon to be bewaggish beW1i beWgtsh
W1i waggish h and personal and transgress tnuUt 1H the therules therules therules
rules Mr Mallory adverted to tothe the rule ruleproposed rulePropoeed rideproposed
proposed by the late Senator nator Hoar of ofMassachusetts oCMuaehU8et ofMaasachmet
Massachusetts and adopted as the sequel sequelto equelto sequelto
to the TillmanMcLaurin encounter in inthe Inthe Inthe
the Senate This rule forbids any Sena Senator Senator Senator ¬
tor to speak disparagingly in debate of ofany oCany ofany
any other Senator or to question his rao raoiives mov me1ves
iives 1ves v or to speak disrespectfully of a asovereign aiIOverelsn asovereign
sovereign State StateMr StateMr StateMr
Mr Carter essayed his favorite role by bymoving b bmoving bymoving
moving cautiously about among amo Senators Senatorsurging Senatorllurglntr Senatorsurging
urging harmony and pouring oil upon the
troubled troubI waters wate Mr Carmack who had hadshown hadshown hadShown
shown so s much resentment in the open opensession openton openomion
session to the minstrel picture drawn by
the Senator from South Carolina remain remained rematned remained ¬
ed quiet while explanations criticisms criticismsAnd critic criticnd criticismsand
And nd apologies were being exchanged be behind be behind behind ¬
hind the closed doors doorsMr dool8Xr doorsMr
Mr Spooner took occasion to explain his hisspeech blapeecb hispeech
speech that had provoked Mr Tillmans Tillmansremarks TtJlmallremarka Tilimansremarks
remarks and before he had concluded concludedmutual coneludedmutual concludedmutual
mutual explanations had been exchanged exchangedbetween exehancedbetween exchangedbetween
between the two and they shook hands handsand haRMand handsand
and buried the past pastThe putThe pastThe
The era of good GOd feeling having been beenrestored beenrMtond beenrestorsj
restored by this incident Mr Foraker Forakerventured ForakerWBluled Forukerventured
ventured to say that he took no offense offenseat otreueat 0ff0115at
at what Mr Tillman bad said of himself liimselfand l himselfand 1MeUancl
and that he rather enjoyed the novelty noveltyof
of being the alternative end man for Mr
Tillmans minstrel show showWuiitcd ahowVantetl showVaiited
Wuiitcd It In Record HecnrilThl UeeortlTh RecordThis
Thl Th This served to put everybody into a alittle aftUe alittle
little better humor and the climax of ofgood 0IOOd ofgood
good feeling fee1ln came cani when Mr Stone whom whomSenator whomSenator whomSenator
Senator Tlllman had characterised as asGum uuGum asGuns
uGum Gum Shoe 3ho Bill explained that he had hadbeen bad00en liedbeen
been so comfortable comtorta in his new min minirel mbaRreI mm mmittel
RreI irel garment that he was w loath to todiscourage todJ todiscourage
discourage dJ It He made a a marked effort effortat emwtat effortat
at protesting against eliminating eltmlnaUa Mr Till Tillmans TUIman Tillmans ¬
mans man minstrel idea from the Record RecordThis UecordThia RecordThis
This caused a laugh which was prompt ¬
ly squelched when Mr Daniel took the thefloor theJIoor thefloor
floor to explain in all seriousness what
he thought of Mr Tillmans words de describing de deIIeI1b1nl dcsetthing ¬
scribing his hi speeches apeech as 8 longwinded and
tbe suggestion made by the South Caro ¬
line Senator that Mr Daniel took himself himselftoo hiJuelttoo himselftoo
too seriously The Virginia Senator was wasnot wasnot wasnot
not resentful ttuJ but rather tolerant and andadmitted andadmItted
admitted that he thought Senator Tlll Tlllman TIUman Tillman ¬
man bad Intended no personal offense
Mr Culberson another of Mr Tillmans Tillmansminstrel Tillmanminstrel Tilinsansminstrel
minstrel Senators explained that he hemlrht hemight
might have something m blnc to say 1 later laterMr laterMr laterMr
Mr Warren ventured the thethat suggestion suggestionthat suggestionthat
that it made little difference how Senator Senatorfelt SeftatoNttIt Senatorsfelt
felt ttIt and that the task before tbe Senate Senatewas Senatewas Senatewag
was to devise a way out of the situa situation 8Ituadoft situclion ¬
lion There were suggestions that the tbematter thematt thematter
matter matt r ought to be expunged expun from the theofficial theoftldal theoMetal
official reports and one or two Senator SenatorIntimated Senatonlatimated SenaWrIntimated
Intimated that Mr r Tillman himself could couldfacilitate couldfacilitate couldfacilitate
facilitate matters matte by offering to t withdraw withdrawhis withdrawhk withdrawMs
his minstrel show description rsom rom tLe tLecolumns tLecolUD1lUl thecolumns
columns of the Congressional COI18T Record RecordFor ReeordFor RecordFor
For the first time the Senator Sella tor from fromSouth fromSouth fromSouth
South Carolina rose He H said he meant meantno meantno meantno
no offense offen that It was w his b first attempt attemptat
at humor and that if what he bad said saidhad aidbad id idhad
had offended any Senators he was quite quitewilling quitewtlUn quitewilling
willing < to withdraw it It But he insisted insistedthat IIIIII8tedthat Instatedthat
that be would not withdraw the language Iaapaaewhile languagewhile
while the Senate was in closed session sessionHe loaHe semionHe
He explained that he was on the point pointof pointoC pointof
of aa explanation hi the open session fob following tolIowIDc foblowing ¬
lowing Mr Carmacks attack en him himwhen WID WIDwben binwhen
when Senator Teller of Colorado refuses refusesto rettto
to grant him the necessary g time to ex explain explain cxplain ¬
plain You may vote to expunge exPU 8e my myremarks myremark myremarks
remarks from the Record or to tome censure censureme censureme
me me or even to expel me me said Mr 1 Till Tillman TJUman Tillman ¬
man man as a an ultimatum but I wilt not notwithdraw notwithdraw notwithdraw
withdraw behind closed c doors 4100 what I Iin said saidIn
in the open Senate I must be given the theopportunity tbeopportunity theopportunity
opportunity to make my explanations ex or orapologies ores orapologies
apologies es as publicly as I made my rayspeech myWIth myspeech
speech speechWith speechWith
With this understanding un the Senate Senatevoted Seaatevoted Senatevoted
voted to go Into open session sessionWhen M8IIonWben sessionWhen
When the open session was resumed resumedthe ree1JIMdthe resumedthe
the members looked weary and worn wornMr wornr wornMr
Mr r TUlmansface was red and ad If he was wasDOt wasnot
not angry his appearance was w misleading misleadingThere misleadingThere Iea IeaThere
There was a a diversion for a a moment momentwhen IftOIftentwben momentwhen
when Senator Culberson Introduced a bill billand bUlD4 billand
and there was a abort discussion as to tothe tothe tothe
the committee to which It should be re referred re referred isferred ¬
ferred ferredThen ferredThen
Then Mr Tilinan rose and started to tosay toay tosay
say that if be had been given ftn an oppor opportunity opportunJty opportunlty ¬
tunity to explain before Core the executive executivesession executivesession
session 011 It would not have been neces necessary necesnary ¬
nary Mr Teller who sat t across the aisle aisleon aIaIeon aisleon
on the Republican side side interjected the tberemark theremark theremark
remark that Mr Tillman bad not made madeMs madedB madehis
Ms purpose e clear clearYou clearuYou clearYou
uYou You did not give me a chance said saidMr aidr saidMr
Mr r Tillman with great ret vehemence 1Iemenee VThe VTheSenator fTtHSeaator 1TheSenator
Senator from Coioradb refused ed to yield yieldHe rteIdHe yieldHe
He said No no no noTillninn noTiliman 00 00Tillman
Tillninn ISxplnliis Humor HumorThe lIumorThe HumorThe
The South Carolinian then spoke of the thefriendship thefrlendllhlp th thfriendship
friendship between him and Senator Car Carmack crmack Carmack
mack to whom he paid several veral oompH compiiments complim oompHmeats
meats m ts Realizing ReaIhd he said that the Sena Senator Senator Seastor ¬
tor from Tennesse Ten ftl8e had taken seriously seriouslywhat serlou seriouslywhat ly lywhat
what be Mr Tillman had read earner in inthe inth Inthe
the th day he realised that his colleague colleaguehad colleapebad colleaguehad
had a right to be angry angryInasmuch IUIulnaemuch angryIimamuch
Inasmuch as my first effort in the line lineof lineo lineof
of o wit it and humor has had such an effect effectand etlect etlectand effectand
and inasmuch as others besides be the Sen Senator Senator Seaator ¬
ator from Tennessee regarded what I Iread Iread Iread
read as offensive said Mr Tlllman 001 001am I Iam Iam
am sorry I ever tried to be funny Hav Having Havmade Haylag ¬
lag made such a failure as the end man manof mano manof
of o the minstrel show I will never neven nevendo neveldo nevezdo
do It again againThe aflnThe againThe
The Senator from South Carolina went wenton went wenton en enOIl
on to say that he had had no intention of ofwounding ofwoundlnA ofwounding
wounding anybody and declared he would wouldeliminate wouldeliminate wouldeliminate
eliminate his minstrel show references referencefrom referencesfrom referencesfrom
from his speech as It would pear in inthe Inthe inthe
the Record He referred to it as ootid ootide this thisessay thisessay
essay e y of mine mineMr minelr mineMr
Mr Tillman expressed regret that he hehad hebad hehad
had not been permitted to explain before beforethe beforethe beforethe
the Senate went into executive e < ecuttv session sessionHe H88IonHe sessionHe
He was wa always ready to acknowledge the thedoing tRedoing thedoing
doing of an unintentional injustice to any anyman anymAft anyman
man H He desired to apologize in to any anySenator anySenator anySenator
Senator who felt aggrieved ac ieved he said and andsince andIIinee andsince
since the affair had taken such a turn he healso heal healsu
also al o wished wl hd to apologise to the Senate if ifsuch Iesuch ICsuch
such action seemed necessary necessaryI nece
001 I am a a brusque bluff plainspeaking plainspeakingman
man Mr Tillman concluded in effect effectand effectuand effectand
uand and I have little association with polite politesociety politesocietY politesociety
society I am sorry if I have wounded woundedanybodys woundedanybodys woundedanybodys
anybodys feelings I did not Intend to todo todo todo
do so soMr soWr
Mr r Carmack was on his feet the In Instant Instant Instant ¬
stant Mr r Tillman TIllmansat sat down uThe The Sena Senator Senator Seantor ¬
tor from South Carolina has spoken truly trulyabout trulyabout trulyabout
about our personal friendship lie said saidBecause MidocauH saidBecause
Because ocauH of that friendship I felt what whatthe wbatthe whatthe
the Senator said all the more keenly keenlyThere keenlyThere keenlyThere
There was no man from whom he would wouldaccept wouldaccept wouldaccept
accept an explanation e > Janation more readily than thanfrom thanfrom thanfrom
from the Senator from South Carolina CarolinaMr CarolinaIr CarolinaMr
Mr Ir Carmack Carma k continued 001 I accept in all allail allTil
ail Til 11 good faith his disclaimer to utter any anything anythllJ anyth1mg ¬
thing thllJ offensive I egret o tt the whole occur occurrence occurrence occurrence ¬
rence I regret t I replied to the Senator Senatoras
as I did and I cheerfully withdraw all I Isaid Isaid Isaid
said saidnclll
Belligerents nclll ercntK Shake hands HnmliThen UnnclThen handsThen
Then Mr Carmack went to the adjoin adjoining adjolnInf adjoinlag ¬
lag desk at which Mr Tlllman sat and andthe andthe andthe
the two shook sh09k hands with evIdent cor cordiality cordlam cardiality ¬
diality dlam and talked in undertones underton for a amoment amoment amoment
moment or two twoMr twoMr twoMr
Mr Patterson of Ql Colorado went up to toMr toMr toMr
Mr Tillman and also shook hniHs Thenother Thenother Then Thenother
other Democratic Senators Sent ors crowded
around him and In a moment everybody everybodywas everybodywas everybodywas
was smiling Thus Thu ended what at one onetime onelime onetime
time threatened to be as sensational sen aUonal an anIncident anIncldo anIncident
Incident Incldo t as the personal per onal encounter be between be between between ¬
tween Mr Tillman and his then colleague colleaguefrom colleaguefrom colleaguefrom
from South Carolina Mr McLaurIn in in19O
1902 19O
While the Democrats were wn talking talkingamong alkingamonS talkIngamong
among themselves Mr lr Foraker rose to toask toask toask
ask that a vote ote be taken on the com compromise comproml cornpromise ¬
promise e Brownsville resolution resolutionMr retlOlutiortMr resolutionMr
Mr Teller objected explaining that he hedesired hedesired hedesired
desired to speak on the subject He would wouldconsume woultleoDIIUm wouldconsume
consume only a few minutes he saW saWMr aielMr saidMr
Mr Carmack Interrupted I think I Imay ImaY Imay
may say to the Senator from Ohio that thatnot tba thatnot t tnot
not more than fifteen or twenty Senator Senatordesire Stsntol8cletre Senatorsdesire
desire to speak I he said saidMr MidMr saidlilt
Mr Poraker flared up instantly IlUItanU uLet uLetme Let Letme Letinc
me Inform the Senator from Tennessee Tennesseethat Tenneaeethat Tennesseethat
that he shall have no monopoly on the thespeechmaking thepeechmakIDK thespeechmaking
speechmaking he said td Neither shaM shaManybody ahaltanybody shaltanybody
anybody else have a monopoly monopolyMr mooopoIYfIr mtnopolyMr
Mr Carmack who was about to enter entarthe enterthe enterthe
the cloakroom returned to explain that thathis tbatht thathis
his ht remark had been wholly jocular jocularIjumor jocularHIjumor jocularIumor
Ijumor Iumor does not seem to be ape appreciated apeclated apreelated ¬
elated here today Mr r Feraker re returned returned returned ¬
turned with a smile mUe that was not wholly whollyfree wh61lyfree whollyfree
free from grimnew Then he moved to toadjourn tadjourn toadjourn
adjourn today to day and the motion prevailed prevailedMr prevailedMr prevailedMr
Mr Tillman rlllnmans speech in reply r plT to Mr MrSpooner MrSpooner MrSpooner
Spooner which he read reacllmmedlately immediately after afterhe afterhe afterhe
he concluded his h invasion of the field fieldof fteldof heldof
of honor was as radical as any he has hasever bueVtu hasever
ever delivered deUve After ten years yer erf of service servicetogether IIrvictotrether servicetogetiser
together both he and Mr Spooner had hadmisunderstood hadmtsunclerstood hadmisundersuasi
misunderstood each other he said Their Theirmany Theirmany Theirmany
many clashes clh had caused feeling teelln on bill bispart billpart binpart
part which however had always alwaysaway passed passedaway e4away
away and he had supposed o that the case casewith ta easewith e ew1th
with the Senator from Wisconsin was wasthe watbe wasthe
the same until last week 1 have been beenforced beenforeed oeen oeenforced
forced reluctantly to believe that I have havewithout havewithout haveWithout
without knowing how or when earned the themalicious tbemallcloa themalicious
malicious enmity mlty of the Senator he said saidIlcvluwcil aWUelcwecI asidRciIesseil
Ilcvluwcil Siioonorri Speech SpeechMr SJcccltMr SpeechMr
Mr Tlllman then reviewed Mr Spoon Spooner Spooner Spooners ¬
er er ers speech fe h Having shut me off In a adiscourteous adlaeoarteou adiscourteous
discourteous and brutal fashion tubloa1 I had hadalmost badallDOIIt hadalmost
almost said ungenUemanly ungentleussalyLbe aaal7the the Senator Senatorwent Senatorwent Senatorwent
went on to read ad me a lecture he said saidHe aldHe saidHe
He characterized Mr Spooner perform performance pertor pertoraaee performsacs ¬
sacs as a most excellent piece of act actIng aetIng actbig
Ing and nd worthy of Uriah Heep in his hismost JdaI08t hismost
most humble exhibition of himself himselfTiie blmaeltThe himselfThe
The Sooth Carolina Senator went over overhis overhis overbia
his own n speeches and andthe > tbe position he had hadtaken hadtaken hadtaken
taken on the Brownsville matter It Itwas Itw Itwas
was w adroit of the Senator from Wiscon Wisconsin WI8eoebe Wisconsin ¬
sin he said lei at one tune tbae to to shift hltt the theof themlj1 thempds
mlj1 8 of his auditors ton and the readers of ofRecord oft oftfe
t tfe Record from the Presidents outra outrageous outraSeoul mittagoess ¬
geous Seoul dtscrimlnatiton against t the black blacksoldiers b1ack14ten blacksoldiers
soldiers 14ten and favoring ta vorlnl the white ones to tomy tom7 tomy
my own utterances and attitude toward towardthe towardthe towardthe
the negro rapists and the shrewdness shrewdnessand shrewdnessand hrewdnM8aDd
and dishonesty of the argument and the theindecency theIndecency theIndecency
indecency of the attack were emphasised emphasisedwhen emphubledwben emphastsedwhen
when the Senator from Wisconsin pro proceeded proeEIeded proeseded ¬
ceeded to quote quot from a former speech of ofmine ofmine ofmine
mine to this tb body in which I said We Weshot Wesbot Weshot
shot them we killed kt ed them them and we will willdo willdo willdo
do it again againWhen againWhen pln plnWhen
When asked for permission to point pointthis poIattit pointthis
this tit out and show bow unfair and un unmanly UDmaaly sinmanly ¬
manly was the attack he shot Qt me off offcontinually 0cootIDaal17 offcontinually
continually refusing ftfu8lD absolutely aoIutel to give giveme JPyeme giveme
me an opportunity to explain or defend defendmyself del delmyIf defendmyself
myself myself2Cow myIfow myselfrOW
2Cow rOW ow what about these word 1 fr p rf mate mateWe mine mineWe
We r e shot bot them Ac c In what connection connectiondid COIInecttcmdid connectiondid
did I utter them If I mistake not the theSenator theSenator theSenator
Senator from Wisconsin la was In this thischamber mtcbamber thinchamber
chamber when beD I used that UuItThere language languageThere languageThere
There were present a large number of ofleading olIeadi ofleading
leading Ieadi Republicans I challenged each eachand eachand h had
and every man here to show wherein the thetilted thepeople thepeople
people of South Carolina WN DOt J Jttfted juntilied
tilted and no one dared reply replyDoes replyDocll replyDoes
Does Not ot Advocate Lynching LynchingMr Juehln Juehlnfl Lynch lug lugMr
Mr Titlman dewed dea1edtr e4Mr Air Spooners right rightto rlptto rightto
to arraign him declaring Mr r Spooner Spoonerhad Spooaerhad Spoonerhad
had with a selfrighteousness MItrl that was wascharacteristic w wcbaneter18tte wascharacteristIc
characteristic of his breed donned the thephylacteries therobes therobes
j robes of the pharisee spread abroad his blsphJIaetertee hisphylacterles
phylacteries phylacteriesup had called him Tflhnan TflhnanThe TtJ TtJup linac linacup
up for semen sentence leaee and IIIO his tic ticeree do doTb
eree ereeTIM
The Tb Sooth CaroHniaa ro1isiMa flatly denied that thathe tbatBad thatbe
he had ever advocated adwcat lynch law He Hehad Hehad Hebad
had however hpwver er justified it for one crime crimeand ec1Mead crimeand
and while governor DO of South Carolina Carolinahad CanIIIuhad Carolinahad
had proclaimed the fact that he would woulda wouldeven wouldeven
even lad a mob to lynch a a man that thatcommitted Ulatcomtte thatcommitted
committed < it It He objected to Mr MrSpooners MrSpoonWs MrSpooners
j Spooners term t lynchmy 17 bees As far faras faru faras
as lynching for rape were concerned it itwas Itwaa itwas
was a misnomer misnomerWhen 1I1Im1omerWhen misnomerWhen
When stern and sadfaced white men menput meRput menput
put to death a creature m In human form formwho formwho formwho
who has deflowered a white woman he hedeclared hetIedancI hedeclared
declared tIedancI there Uiet is nothing of the bee beeabout beeabout beeabasut
about it It There hi more of the feeling feelingof feeltDot feelingof
j of participating part as mourner at t a a funeral funeralThey funeralThey funeralThey
They have avenged the greatest wrong wrongthe wro wrotbe wrongthe
the blackest crime in all the category ca of ofCrimea oCcrtme ofcrimes
Crimea and they have ha done it not so somuch 80mvela nomuch
much as an act of retribution in behalf behalfof behalfof behalfof
of the viejlm nut as a warning as to towhat towhat towhat
what any ny man may expect who shall re repeat r rpeat repeat ¬
peat the offense They are are looking Iook to tothe tothe tothe
the protection of their own loved ones onesSenator onesSenator onesSenator
Senator Spooner Mr Tlllman de declared de declared doelated ¬
clared has erected the law into a deity deitywhich deityl1lch deitywhich
which l1lch he had worshiped IIfOnhl ed regardless e of ofjustice orJ ofjustice
justice J and had studied law books until untilhis unuthis untilht
his ht mind had become saturated with tth > the thebigotry thebiKotry thebigotry
bigotry that ignored the fundamental fundamentalprinciple fundallMlitalprinciple IUndEeieIit1principle
principle of the American government governmentthat ROvemlft8 governmentthat t tthat
that the law a w is nothing more than the thewill tltewill thewill
will of f the people peopleThe peopleThe peopleThe
The unwritten laws were always the tbevery thevery thevery
very embodiment of savage av e justice he hesaid bekl heutid
said The Senator from Wisconsin was waseither as asettMr s seither
either incapable of understanding < con conditions COftdltIons conditlons ¬
ditions in the South or else had lost lostthose Jottboee lostthose
those natural impulses Impul which bleb for cen centuries centun etatntlea ¬
turies had been the characteristics of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the AngloSaxon A IoSaxon race raceSouthern raceSouthern raceSouthern
Southern Conditions Explained ExplainedMr
Mr Tillman told of the South being beln belnuenplfed beingengulfed
engulfed as it were in a a black flood of ofemJrbarlaM ofsendbarbarians
semibarbarians Then he supposed a aca acase
case where bere Senator Spooners own daugh daughter dauhter daughter ¬
ter was as the victim vleU of a black brute and andasked andasked I
asked if there was within thln the sound of ofhi othis ofhis
hi his voice a man with red blood in his hisveins hi hiveins h1veins
veins who doubted what impulses e the thefAther thefather
father would feel Mt when told what had oq oqcurred oct octcurred a acurred
curred curredIs curredr curredIs
Is r it any wonder O he asked ked that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the whole countryside rises as one man manand manand manand
and with set stern faces fa seeks leek the thebrute thebrute thebrute
brute who ho has wrought this infamy infamyBrute InfAmyBrute InfamyBrute
Brute did I say Why hy that crime is a aslander aslander aslander
slander on the brutes brut It has been left leftfor leftfor leftfor
for something somethtn in the shape of a man to todo todo todo
do this terrible thins thln And shall such a acreature Acreature acreature
creature because be has the semblance semblanceof
of a man appeal to the law Shall men mencoklbtoodediy mencoklbIoodedl mencohlbloodedly
coklbtoodediy coklbIoodedl cohlbloodedly stand up ui and demand demandfor demandtor demandfor
for him the right rl ht to have a fair fairtrial lairtrial fairtrial
trial and be punished in the regular regularcourse regularcourae regularcourse
course of justice ju Uce So far as I am con concerned concerned eoncorned ¬
cerned he has put himself outside the thepale thepale thepale
pale of the law human and divine He Hehas Hehas Hehas
has sinned nned against the Holy Ghost He Hehas Hehas Hehas
has Invaded the Holy of Holies He has hasstruck baaIJtruek hasstruck
struck civIlization a blow the most dead deadly deadly deadly ¬
ly and cruel that the imagination ll1t can canconceive Cknconceive canconceive
conceive conceiveIt
It is idle to reason about it it is idle idleto idleto bileto
to preach about it It Our brains reel un under under under ¬
der the staggering blow bio and hot aot blood bloodsurges bloodsurges bloodsuitges
surges surges to the heart Civilization peels peelsoff peelsif peelsoft
off us us any and all of us who are men menand menaDd menand
and we revert to the original savage type typewhose typewho typewhose
whose e impulses under any IIn and all such suchcircumstances auchcircum suchcircumstances
circumstances circum tances has always been to kill killkill klllkUI killkill
kill kill The Th wild beast would only obey obeylift obeytl1 obeytlIi
lift Institnct of nature and we would hunt hunthim hunthim hunthim
him down and kill him just as soon as aspossible ft8lJ08sIble aspossible
possible What shall we do with IU a man manwho manwho manwho
who has outbruted the brute and com committed commltt cornmitteil ¬
mitted mltt an act which is more cruel than thandeath thAndeaUt thandeath
death Try him Drag Dra the victim into intocourt Intocourt intocourt
court for she alone can furnish legal legalevidence legaleldence legalevidence
evidence and make her testify te tlf to the thefearful thetearful thefearful
fearful ordeal through which she has haspassed haspaaed haspssed
passed undergoing a second s sejionil nd crucifixion crucifixionThat cruclftxlonThat cruciflxlonThat
That is i what hat the Senator Senat r from Wiscon Wisconsin Wimensin TJ ccm ccmsin ¬
sin says he would do and he Is welcome welcometo
to all the honor he can get out of it itNothing ItotJllnJ Itotliing
Nothing to Take Dock BncUHe DockHe BackHe
He may rave rave the newspapers may mayhowl maslt mayhowl
howl lt wl but men who were reared by virtu virtuoue virtuousmothers vlrtuelm
elm ousmothers mothers and who revere womanly womanlypurity womanlypuritY womanlypurity
purity as the most priceless Jewel of otJ otC otJ
their civilization will d do as we of the theSouth theSouth theSouth
South have done doneOn doneOn doneOn
On this question I take back nothing nothingand nothingand nothingand
and apologize for nothing I spurn and andscorn nndJIOOrn andscorn
scorn the charlatanry and cant the hy hypocrisy hyrl bypocrisy ¬
pocrisy rl y and cowardice the insolence and andeffrontery andeffrontery andeffrontery
effrontery of all such creatures creaturesMr creatureMr creaturesMr
Mr Tlllman TJUm n closed clo od by again explaining explaininghis explal9inghis
his course with reference to the Browns Brownsville Bro Brownsyule n nvUIe ¬
yule affair 001 I plant plant myself or the bed bedrock bedrock bedrock ¬
rock principle that the innocent should shouldnot shouldnot shouldnot
not be punished for the sins of the gull guilty 11111t7 gullty ¬
ty he said in conclusion and that thatmen thatmen thatmen
men should be presumed to be innocent innocentuntil fnftOCntuntil Innocentuntil
until they are proven guilty guiltyMr guiltyMr guiltyMr
Mr Spooner took the floor immediately immediatelyto
to reply to Mr Tillman He spoke > with withdeliberation wtlhcleltberaUon withdeliberation
deliberation and evident feeling
uIdeeltne I decline to be taunted or to be be beguiled begulkJd beguIId ¬
guiled by the Senator from South Carolina Carolinainto CarolinaInto Carolinainto
into competition In the use of offensive offensiveepithets oIfen offensiveepithets lve lveepithet
epithets he said aid uThe The Senator will willlook willlook willlook
look in vain unless my memory has de departed d dparted doparted ¬
parted to And in all the Record any 0 epi epithet epithat ¬
thet applied by me to him or any assault assaultupon aultupon assaultupon
upon his character as a man or a Senator SenatorThe SenatorThe SenatorThe
The Senator say SR says I have no right to toset toaet toset
set myself my elt up a Ii a mentor In the matter matterof matterof matterof
of manners in the Senate I have not notWJh notsucb notsuch
such a right I never have ba ve usurped audi sueha h ha
a a right If I were an Instructor In truetor in Sena Senatorial Senatorial SeastotId ¬
torial deportment depOrtm nt the deliberate charac characterization eharaetertzatlon chatacterizatlon ¬
terization by the Senator at the begin beginning besinniDS beginning ¬
ning of his speech of several vera of his cot colleagues eollgue cotleagues ¬
leagues by name would lead me to de decMne decUne decHase
cHase so far as he was concerned to be bean bean bean
an instructor in manners mannersWhen manners mannersWhen mannersWhen
When the better side of the Senator Senatorfrom S SqistOr SqistOrfrom t r rfrom
from South Carolina resumes ltsway ltswayover I Its w wover way wayover
over his wore side and the angry lad Incident lneIdent laddents ¬
dent to this debate shall have passed passedmy paNedmy passedmy
my esteem of him is that he will regret regretas regretas regretan
as he reads them in the Record some of ofthe oCthe ofthe
the words which have fallen from his hislips hislii
lips lii today todayThe to todayThe day dayThe
The Senator imputes to m me a malice maliceagainst maliceapintJt maliceagaiaet
against him and attributed my utterances utterancesthe utterane88Ute utterancesthe
the other day to not only malice but a adeliberate 8deliberate adeliberate
deliberate purpose to offend him The TheSens TheSeaator TheSenator
Sens Senator tor could not be more mistaken or ormore orJftOre ormore
more unjust I have schooled myself not notto notto notto
to pursue malice If it were otherwise otherwiseI
I should have no malice mal e against t the Sena Senator Senator Soilstot ¬
tor from South Carolina He has h never nevergiven nevertVeft nevergiven
given tVeft me cause e and I will say here if ifI ItI IfI
I may be permitted that I I think no mem member member mombet ¬
ber af this body has spoken here or out outside outlIkIe outaide ¬
side this chamber oftener or better of ofhis orhis ofhis
his ability and his real character than I Ihave Ihave Ihave
have haveIf haveHJC haveIf
HJC If I from this th chamber should counsel counselthe counMltlM counselthe
the black man of the South to a course courseof courseoC courseof
of revenge and violence if I should utter utterwords utterwGrCk utterwords
words which wblcla if they were of influence influencehere ID Influencehere uenee ueneehere
here would spur tbe black men of the theSouth lheSouth theSouth
South to disregard the law I if I I should shouldsay sh shouldsay 1d I
say a word here or elsewhere being a aSenator aSenator
Senator of the United States which would wouldplace wouldplace wouldplace I
place obstacles ob in the pathway of the pee people peepie ¬ i
pie of the South and render it more dim difficult dimcult ¬ I Icalt
cult for them to work out side by side sidewith sidewith sidewith
with the colored race race their t r destiny there thereis thereIs I
is not a Senator here herer from the South or orfrom orfrom orfrom
from the North Xorth who would ovld not feel it not notonly notonly i
only his right but his duty to criticise criticiseme I Ime
me and the Senator who cannot tolerate toleratejust toleratejust I
just criticism if it be just upon the senti sentiments sentimeats ¬ I Imenu
menu which be utters In public as being beingother bel beingotbet I
other than a personal attack is unfortu unfortunate unfortuDate ¬
Opinion or f THImnnK Stand StandIf StnndIt StandIf
If any DY man had told me that the atti attitude aulteds ¬
tude of the t e Senator from South Carolina Carolinawas Caroll CarollWH Carolinawas
was such as he himself has told us in the theSenate theSeaate theSenate
Senate this morning JIIOntI it is Is i I would not nothave Iktbave nothave
have believed him and ad d I would have de denounced de denounced doflounced ¬
nounced the statement statementThe MatemenTlae statementThe
The race problem is one 0 that taxes tax the theingenuity the5et theingenuity
ingenuity 5et of statesmanship 8tat btp and humanity humanityof
of the South said Mr Spooner Which Whichto S1dchIii
to the better spirit The sentiment t and andspirit andspirit
spirit of Grady or the sentiment aLiment and andspirit andspirit
spirit of the Senator from South Carolina CarolinaWhere CaroKnaWbere CarolinaWhere
Where one in i authority talk talks of the In Inequality Inequality inequality ¬
equality of the races living side by side sidehe Ide Idehe skI skIhe
he lights a torch Whea he encourages encourageslawlessness encouragesIawD encouragesllessness
lawlessness B among the whites he invites inviteslawlessness inviteslawlessness
lawlessness J and reprisals among the theblacks theDIa theblacks
blacks blacksReferring DIa blacksReferring a aReferrtng
Referring to the th crime of rape Mr MrSpooner MrSpooner MrSpooner
Spooner MId No one community has h a amonopoly a1D01IOpoIJ amonopoly
monopoly of contempt and loathing Jeat tn for forthe i ithe foethe
the crime cd No o one man or community communityhas comMunlt comMunltbaa communityhas
has a monopoly of the sacred regard for forwomans rorwomans forwomans
womans chastity the crown jewel of ofwomanhood ofwomanDood ofwomanhood
womanhood It is the same la the palace palaceand palaceanti palaceand
and In the cabin cabinBut cabinBut cabinBut
But Mr r Spooner er said every man mancharged manith asciicharged
charged with ith the unspeakable crime had hadtb hadtb hadthe
tb the right t to be brought before a jury and andhave andhave andhave
have the privilege to 9 say 7 hI I am not notguilty notpllty notguilty
guilty and if possible P establish his in innocence InDOCftICe Innoctuce ¬
nocence nocenceTbe DOCftICeThe noctuceThe
The Senator from South Carolina Is tetbe Isthe Isthe
the only man I have ever heard from the theSouth theSou theSouth
South Sou tit who during ray m association a UOn with withthe wltbtothe withthe
the Senate has justified trial by b mob mobor mobor mobor
or execution by mob he declared declaredMr dclaredlr declaredMr
Mr Spooner referred to Mr Tillmans Tillmanspredecessor TlllmaJlspred9OOliiliOr TilImanspredecessor
predecessor Gen Wade Hampton as a abrave abrave abrave
brave man who would not have Indorsed Indorsedthe IndorsedtlM huborsedthe
the sentiments expressed by Mr tr Till TfllHe Tillman
man He also pointed to the silence of ofother ofother
other Southern Senators as evidence of ofelr oftheIr
heir elr disapproval of what Mr THiman THlmanbad THimanhad THimanhad
had said saidStatement aidSflltcmcnt saidStatement
Statement from Chandler ChandlerDuring ChnndlerDurto ChandlerDuring
Durto During the afternoon a a story became becamecurrent booamecurrent becamecurrent
current at the Capitol that oxSenator exSenatorWilliam oxSenatorWilliam oxSenatorWilliam
William E Chandler had written the theminstrelshow theminstrelsnow themhnstreisbew
minstrelshow part of Mr Tinmans Tinmansspeech TtlhansspteCb Tillusansspeech
speech Mr lr Chandler emphatically de denied de denied donied ¬
nied hut night to a representative of The TheWashington TileVuhtngton TheVashlngtoit
Washington Herald that he had had any anything anything ¬
thing thl to do with it itThere itThere ItThere
There is absolutely no foundation for forsuch forsuch forsuch
such a rumor said Mr Chandler I Iknew Iknew Iknew
knew nothing of Mr r THimaas speech speechuntil 9 speechuntil h hnntH
until It had been delivered Mr < Tiliman Tilimanand TillmanADd TilIrnanamid
and I are close friends and I see a a great greatdeal greatdeal greatdeal
deal of him He has often discussed legal legalpoints lealpoIRts legalpoints
points with 1th me and as a practical law lawyer lawyer lawyer ¬
yer I have been able to assist him on onmany Dman onmany
many man occasions But I have never pre prepared prepared propared ¬
pared or directly dlrectl assisted in preparing preparingany preMlrJnanY preparIngany
any speech or measure that Mr Tillman Tillmanhas TIllmanbas Tilimanhas
has made or introduced introducedWfce introducedVhs
006 Vhs Mr Tillmans sally of such scin scintillating sctntlllatlng scm scmtillating ¬
tillating humor that be is thought in incapable Incapable Incpble ¬
capable of being its author authorHad authoruHad authorHad
uHad Had I had anything to do with ith It I Ithink Ithink Ithink
think I could have hav improved upon It in insome Insome Insome
some respects respectsAS respeetsuAS
uAS AS for Mr Tillmans stand on the race racequestion racequetlOft racequestion
question lynching 1 and kindred matters mattersit
it is well known that lie and I are as far farremoved farremoved farremoved
removed as the two poles I am sorry sorrysuch sorrsuch sorrynqch
such a rumor should arise and cannot cannotdeny cannotden cannotdeny
deny den the existence e istence of any truth In it too toostrongly toostronSI toostrongly
Salary Snlnr Increase Ur Urged UrgedA ed edA
A bill introduced by b Represetnative Repre etnatlve Mc McNary tIeNary McNary
Nary of Massachusetts yesterday esterda di directs directs direets ¬
rects that in the fiscal t1 1 year ear 1S97 every everycivil eerycivil everyclvii
civil military or naval officer or employe employeof mpoyeof
of the United States Stat shall be paid 25 per percent pereent percent
cent of his total compensation as now nowauthorized nowautkorIztd nowauthorlztd
authorized by law in addition thereto and andthat An Anthat andthat
that hereafter the whole sum thus rer rercelved reocelved re recelved
celved for the year ClLr 1W7 1W shall constitute constitutehis constltutJ constltutJhis constitutthis
his or her annual compensation compensationFederal compensationFelcrnl compensationFederal
Federal Work orlo on Erie Canal CanalGen CnnnlGen CanalGen
Gen fIackenzie Ickenzi has referred to Congress Congressthe Congr Congressthe s stne
the question qu tlon whether the general govern government government governmeat ¬
ment shall make the necessary neces ar improve improvements Improements Improvements ¬
ments ments to connect the new Erie barge bargecanal barsecanal bargecanal
canal with the Hudson The work will willcall willclll willcall
call for II11OO 11W00 ll oot New York will have to todo todo todo
do this work W rk if the general government governmentdoes gov8rnmentdoes governmentdoes
does hot take it up upPensions upreuslnn upPensions
Pensions for War Vnr Prisoners PrlnoncraWlliam PrhconersYlllam PrisonersWham
Wlliam McElroy 1IcElro editor of the National NationalTribune NationalTribune NationalTribune
Tribune and representing the National NationalAssociation NationalA NationalAssociation
A Association of exPrisoners of War ad addressed addressed addressed ¬
dressed the Senate Committee on Pensions Pensionsyesterday Pensionsyesterda Pensionsyesterday
yesterday in favor of the bill granting grantingspecial grantingspecial grantingspecial
special pensions to soldiers and sailors sailorswho stUors stUorswho ssllorswho
who had been confined in Confederate Confederateprisons Con ConfecThreteprisons rate rateprl50ns
prisons prisonsCarlisle prl50nsCnrlble prisonsCarlisle
Carlisle School to11 to Continue ContinneThe ContinueThe ContinueThe
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Affairshas Affairshas
has decided to continue conti uo the appropriations appropriationsfor appropriatiofor
for the support of the Carlisle Indian IndianSchool IndianSchool
School for another year thug postponing postponingthe
the abolition of o th thte establishment e tablfshm nt until
10 J
Matter to Be Taken Up by byHpuse byHpuse byRpuse
Hpuse Committee CommitteeOPPOSITION COlnn1 CommitteeOPPOSITION ttee tteeOPPOSITION
Preparations to Explain the Cost of ofManufacturing ofJInnufncturlng ofManufacturing
Manufacturing Gas In Various VariousCItlcN VariousCltles4uestlon VhrlooaCltle
CItlcN Cltles4uestlon Quextina as to Wisdom of ofThreeyear It ItTbrceenr utThreeyear
Threeyear Contract for Street SircctiJimjiH StreetLaiiipnTo
J JLnmJufTo
iJimjiH LnmJufTo To Fully Full Discuss DI CUH Subject SubjectMr SubjectMr
Mr Babcock chairman of the Helene HMNMDistrict HeleneDistrict e eDlstriet
District Committee and niI Representative RepresentativeMadden IleprelM RepresentativeMadden ttiYe ttiYeMadden
Madden of Illinois 1111 had a conference COftt yes yesterday 3Mtertlay yestatday ¬
terday in n regard resar to tbo eonaWemdeti eoR of ofthe ofthe If Ifthe
the pending bill introduced bjr the latter fetterfor latterfor latteror
for or 75ce 1fieeat t gae gaeMr pMr gaEMr
Mr Madden urged that tIN time U tins was waarapidly wasrapidly 5 5rapldl
rapidly rapldl dipping s4tppb by and if any sort t of offair otfair offair
fair consideration was to be given M tile tfcesubject tltesubJect tilesubject
subject there should ukl be some as assoon agreement 8Itoon agreementsoon
soon looking toward a hearing b either eIOterore be before before ¬
fore ore the District Committee or a special specialcommittee 1IIHIGb1committee specialcommittee
committee Mr r Babcock said lei that he hewould bewould hewould
would take the matter up before UM theDla theDlatmt Din District Dintrict ¬
trict Committee Thursday 1itunldaY momlnff JDOr and andtry aadtry aid aidtry
try to get an a agreement for a a day 7 for a ahearing aheaJ1Dg ahearing
hearing by the full committee committeeIt
It is proposed to make this hearing pub publie MIitlie pubha
lie and open to representatives reprMe tatlve of UM gas gascompany gascom gascomrny
company com nY and the people of Wa W Wragnn WragnnMr agum agumMr agUNtMr
Mr Madden and the members of the Ap Appropriation MiptoptlaDen JJ JJproprIat1o ¬
propriation Subcommittee on the District Dl8trletappropl1at1on DistrictapproprIation Districtappropriation
appropriation bill will be present and take takepart takep takepart
part p rt in the hearing The friends of the theproposition tileJrOp theproposition
proposition JrOp to reduce the price of gM are areconfident areconftcleat arecoffildeat
confident that they will get the Madden Maddenbill Maddenbill i ibltl
bill up p before the House and that th thwhole the tbewhol thewhole
whole whol situation ltua on as to the gas monopoly In hithe Inthe II IItbe
the District will be thoroughly discussed dfeewssedData discussedData dfuull dfuullDota
Data to Be Given GivenMr GhenMr GIienMr
Mr Madden has gathered aa immense immensefund Immensefund e efund
fund of information as to the cost of ofmaking ormaking ofmaking
making gas under modern methods JDetiIoM and andalso Ada180 andalso
also has the essential tlal facts in regard to tothe tothe tothe
the operations of the Washington w gas gascompanies PHcumpaaJ gascompanies
companies and promise to get this data databefore tIatabefore databefore
before the House before the dose of the theSdvWiOM tbeH88km thesession
SdvWiOM SdvWiOMStrenuous session H88kmStreauous sessionStrenuous
Strenuous opposition n to the Uteot redndtkm redndtkmof
of tHe price Is expected to make Its ap appearance appetlraJlC6 appestcacti ¬
pearance in the Senate Senator Gal Gallinger Sallinger Gallinger
linger chairman of the Senate District DistrictCommittee DIcrlctCofnttee DistrictCommittee
Committee Is I preparing preparl m a resume of the thevarious thevariou8 thevarious
various discuswtons of the subject of ofcheaper olcheaper ofcheaper
cheaper gas that have bee Mea bad hi the theSenate theSenate theSenate
Senate and will 111 lay k before that body bodywhen bodywhen Y Ywbea
when the subject comes over from the theHouse tIaeHOU8e theHouse
House HouseThere HOU8eThere HouseThere
There is some IDe feeling among membeis membeisof m mbenof
of the House Appropriation Committee Committeethat Comadtteethat V Vthat
that there should be an inquiry into the theconditions dieCOIMIltkmtl theconditions
conditions under un er which ialcb contracts COIIt are aremade aremade aremad
made mad for the District government govenu eai hi the themaUer tbematlU thematter
matter of street righting II < The fact that thatalt thatall dintan
alt the street light are ar now covered by bya bya bya
a a threeyear contract at a high price it itis itIs
is feared may make it practically im impossible 11IIfor tinpossible ¬
possible for Congress to have supervision supervisionof
of the matter The three years yearrl term termcarries tenncan1es termcarries
carries the contract through one Oon Oonsrees onEIeeII tngross
gross and halfway through another anotherIn aJIOtberIn anotherIn
In this way T the latter Congress is fat a ameasure ameaaure a ameasure
measure commit 1 to the eaatiact hav having avi huvlag ¬
lag i hi its flrst suasion been obliged obU as aswas aswu aswas
was the Appropriations subcommittee subcommitteethis au subcommitteethis Ee Eethis
this session to accept pt the terms of the thecontract thecontract thecontract
contract Tlw Tb natural thins Uti would WCMIWalter be beafter beethei
after having < once approve approves the existing existingcontract exI tiagcontract existingcontract
contract to authorize its renewal Many Manymembers Mallymembers Manymembers
members believe that the three yean yeancontract yeancoatract yearscontract
contract Is a dangerous precedent t end andthat d dt
that t it may iisa lead to abuse sooner or later JaerTARDY laterTAItDY laterTABDY
Title to Ionlfilnnn Land Confirmed
110 Year After the Grant GrantAn GrantAn GrantAn
An ancient title to a a square league of ofland ot1aDd ofland
land In Louisiana was as confirmed to the thelegal tlteepl thelegal
legal heirs bel of Lncretia L tta Williams of ofXatchitocbes otNatchftocbes ofNatehitoches
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of Representatives yesterday According Accordingto Accord1n Accord1nto
to a statement by Representative Bennett Bennettof BeaDettor Bennettof
of New York Tone who reported the measure measurefrom JlMe6urefrom measurefrom
from the Committee on Private Land LandClaims LaadClal LandClaims
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province of Texas Texas but by an oversight oversightthe oYerllPtthe oversightthe
the grant was not Included In the con confirmatory 000ftrtorT conlirinatory ¬
firmatory act ct of 1888 1888Thereupon 1mTbereupon 1131Thereupon
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j rant of law the Interior Department Departmentissued DepettIIHNIt188Ued DSpSitmuOHtissued
i issued patents for about 18O 1 acres 8fii of ofthe ofthe ofthe
j the 5750 contained talnecl m 1ft the grant The re remainder re remainder xcmainder ¬
mainder has lain fallow for IJt years Tbe Tbebill Tbebill Thebill
bill confirm the patents to the 13N 1 acres seresand aensand acresand
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