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Tho "Dally Herald" May be found in San Francisco at the Palace hotel news-stand; in Chicago at the Postoffice news-stand, 103 East Adams street; in Denver at Smith & Sons' news-stand, Fifteenth and Lawrence streets. TUESDAY, DKCBMBBR 2, 1800. THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE—SOME RE FLECTIONS. There seems to be an irresistible im pulse on the part of small men to write big documents. The messages of Presi dent Harrison have been distinguished by that tediousness which old Polonius called the limbs and outward flourishes of wit. He begins his present very voluminous document with a lengthy review,of our foreign relatione, after the traditional manner. In his summing up of the government finances the claim is made that the estimated receipts for the year 1890 will be $15,147,790.58 in excess of the expenditures. Adding this to a cash balance which is claimed to be in the treasury, we will have a sur plus of $67,147,790.58 as the sum avail able for the redemption of outside bonds and other uses. If thia be true, it is somewhat singular that the national debt was allowed to increase almost five million dollars last month, as the pub lished statements of the treasury de partment show to have been the case. The president assumes to be a genuine friend of silver, and says that the act has been administered in good faith, and with the view of getting the largest pos sible amount of that commodity in cir culation. He thinks that the monetary troubles in England will lead to a recon sideration of the English attitude towards the white metal. He favors an inter national conference looking to con cert of action on the matter. He asserts that his administration has done much to relieve the mon etary stringency existing in the United States, making the statement that dur ing the nineteen months in which Mr. Windom has been at the head of the treasury department the circulation has been increased $93,880,814, or $1.50 per capita. He felicitates the country on the diminution of the national debt, which he says has been reduced from the 4th of March, 1889, $211,832,460, at a cost of $240,620,741, through the pur chase of 4,Vjj per cents. He next passes to a review of the newly created customs board, for which he claims great effi ciency, and to a summary of the routine work of the war, navy, postoffice and other departments. He favors the energetic prosecution of coast de fenses, and assertf|| that some of his postmasters have been inter fered with. He touches upon a great variety of topics, including fraudulent naturalizations, the Mormons, the six new states, the census, apportionment of members of congress, public build ings, and last, but not least, the farmers. Mr. Harrison assumes that there has been a great increase in the prices of farm and stock products. He has the hardihood to congratulate the fifty-first congress on what he calls its good work, and in a discussion on the tariff he en deavors to put in a good word for Brother McKinley. According to the presi dent, it is not the tariff itself, but the "shenanigin" of the business men that was responsible for the enhanced prices of commodities, and the consequent disgust of business men. He hopes for good results upon the national prosperity, and probably upon the fortunes of the Republican party, though he does not write the lat ter clause, after the act shall have had a fair trial. He has a good word for Brother Blame's reciprocity plan, and glances at the unfinished legislation of the last session of congress, which he thinks should be expedited. He recom mends a more liberal policy in granting subventions to steamers for carrying the mails between Australian and South American ports,and concludes with some minor notes of no great public interest. The message is in every respect a very commonplace and wordy production. It is not characterized by the aggressive air of that which he addressed to the first session of the Fifty-first congress. Even Benjamin Harrison has shown that he can learn something. Tiie im mense shadow cast by his grandfather's hat has not filled the drums of his ears with wax. He sings small on his fine plan of investing the members of the supreme court of the United States with more than the monarchical privileges that hedged around the lord chancellor of England in the days of Wolsey and Sir Thomas More. He is not fanatically devoted to the force bill. Iv fact, Ben is a much subdued man. We can con done his anxiety to protect his post masters in view of the fact that he does not positively froth at the mouth about the necessity of putting the federal elections under the control of federal bayonets. In fact, with a little more time, we can hope for great things from Benjamin—things as great, at least, as any man could reasonably expect from such a feeble-forcible sort of a personage. If, by the end of his term, he can be brought to realize that THE LOS ANGKUg HF.RALD; TUESDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 2, 1890 the private station is the post of honor as far as he is concerned, and that there may be a lucky scratch in politics as in billiards, -something will have been accomplished. The esteemed oocnpant of the White House was rapidly getting an attack of the "big head," or, to employ a grandiose Latin form, he was gravitating towards a virulent de velopment of the disease known as cap itis elephantiasis, when, happily, the late elections came to his aid and re duced the alarming manifestation. His head is now normal; and, consequently, his maunderings do not savor so much of lunacy as in the brave days of old, when he thought the United States were created for the special behoof of the radical wing of the Republican j party. ___________ THE RESULTS AND THEIR LESSONS. The election Is over, and its results are before us. All things considered, they are satisfactory from an honest Democratic point of view. The city is fairly Republican under circumstances to draw out a strict party vote. The vote polled yesterday was a heavy one, being almost as large as at the state election a month ago. The Democratic primaries were unfairly and badly handled, and, as a result, a most un desirable element was introduced into the convention to so large a degree as to control its action. As was natural, a ticket notoriously objectionable in some of its elements and lamentably weak in others, was presented. These circumstances amounted to a serious handicap in the race. That it should do so is to be regretted beyond expression, whether the interest of the city or of the Democratic party is considered. The ring that has controlled affairs here for two years past was so thoroughly un popular that the temper of the people was all in favor of a change. A clear majority of the Republican party was ready and anxious to rebuke the impu dence, selfishness and corruption of its own officials by a genuine political up heaval that would have buried almost the entire ticket under a heap of political ruin. All they wanted was that we should give them an opportunity to elect a thoroughly responsive and patriotic city government. Instead of wisely taking the time by the forelock, we threw away our opportunity in a most disgraceful way. The danger was that we would become so obnoxious in the eyes of the people that no discrimination would be made, but that good men would go down in the common mire with the bad. But the intelligence of the voters has generally proved equal to the emer gency. With our own party in open revolt against a large ratio of its ticket, with a large Republican majority to overcome, with a triangular light on our hands at many points, the wonder is that we were able to elect a man. These are the elements in the situa tion. What are the results? The ob jectionable men on cur ticket are pounded to a jelly, as they ought to be. The weak ones are left distanced in the race, a 9 ought to be also. But wher ever we put up really representative men, who have the confidence of their fellow-citizens, we have either elected them by good majorities—in some in stances by enormous figures—or we have so cut down the big majorities of the enemy as to make their apparent victory a substantial defeat. The net results are the election of the city engineer by a sweeping majority,and possibly of the street superintendent by a close one. At the last city election we did not get a man on the general ticket. We get three councilmen of ability and sterling integrity to curb any programme of extravagance or boodling that may crop up in that body. V\'e barely missed the election of three others of as good material, in wards largely Republican. This is against not one councilman two years ago. Had tha ticket been what it should have been, we would have very nearly swept the board. Our local columns contain a pretty full resume of the vote by wards and precincts. Tomorrow we hope to Dre sent the whole vote in tabular form. The figures afford a most interesting and instructive lesson. They demon strate the fact that the voters exercised their privilege of the franchise with great' discrimination. "Scratching" was almost universal iv all parties, and the wheat was pretty thoroughly winnowed from the chaff. Anyone who will glance along the precincts and see how a representative man, one respon sive to the popular will, ran ahead of his party vote, and how some other one of the other stripe failed to get his party vote, will be edified. It ought to be a lesson to those wtio make tickets to con sult somewhat the interests and views of the electors, and it ought to be a lesson to men with a record not to thrust their heads into too great prominence when injurious missiles are flying so thick, with the fury of an enraged people projecting them. The latest indications are that in ad dition to the above we elect two mem bers of the board of education, but that the street superintendent may unfortu nately be beaten. Republican papers are falling into the reprehensible habit of using very offen sive epithets when they wish to inveigh strongly against the Democratic party. Tiie word "cowardly" seems to be a very favorite adjective with them. The other day the Express of this city rolled this delicious word under its tongue every time it wanted to say something scathing about the dilatory tactics of the late Democratic convention. The San Francisco Chronicle now denounces the Democratic party for arraigning the Republicans upon the enormous figure to which the pension list lias reached, and says that the Democracy should legislate for its reduction instead of adopting the "cowardly" plan of de nouncing Republican extravagance, j The Republican -party is sensible of its weakness, but is not brave enough to meet calmly the just criticism which its "cowardly" obsequiousness to-the pen sioners for the sake of their votes justly merits. THE SEVENTH WARD TAKES THE BANNER. Died for Want of Yellow Corn. In the Seventh ward the troops fought bravely. McGarry, Democrat, 1)51; Brown, Republican, 285. Honest ma jority over yellow corn, 66(5. FIFTY-FIRST CONGRESS. THE SECOND SESSION FORMALLY OPENED. Most of the Members in Their Seats—The Presidont's Message Read and Re ferred—New Bills Introduced. Washington, Dec. I.—With the excep tion of a few seats reserved for the president's family and the diplomatic corps, every available seat in the vast galleries which surround the chamber of the house of representatives was occu pied early in the forenoon, by spectators eager to witness the proceedings attend ing the opening of the second session of the fifty-first congress. The stairs lead ing to tho wide portals were utilized as resting places, and the open doors fur nished ''standing room only" to belated arrivals. The dull leaden sky which overhung the city, served to make it rather gloomy, but the gloom was almost dispelled by the roars of laughter which came from the cloak rooms, and by the animated conversa tion which took place upon the floor. The Democrats were especially joyous, and the Republicans were obliged to put up with a great deal of good-natured badgering. A tasteful pyramid of flow ers adorned the speaker's desk. Heed's Gavel Falls. At noon Speaker Reed entered the hall, and the rap of his gavel instantly restored order. After prayer by the chaplain, the clerk proceeded to call the roll by states. The call disclosed the presence of 227 members, and the clerk was directed to inform the senate that a quorum of the house had appeared, and that the body was ready to proceed to business. On motion of Cannon, of Illinois, a resolution was adopted for the appoint ment of a committee to join a similar committee on the part of the senate to wait upon the president to notify him that congress was ready to receive any communication he might see tit to trans mit. New Members Sworn In. The speaker stated that there were various credentials upon bistable which he would present, which credentials were then read as follows: 0. R, Breck inridge, second Arkansas; Willis Sweet, Idaho; T. W. Stone, twenty-seventh Pennsylvania, and Clarence D. Clark, Wyoming. These gentlemen t hen appeared at the bar of the house and were duly qualified, Breckinridge receiving a round of ap plause from his Democratic friends. John S. Pindar, thirty-fourth New York district; E. R. Hayes, seventh lowa, and Robert Whitelaw, fourteenth Missouri, qualified as representatives, notwithstanding the non-arrival of their credentials. The speaker laid before the house the credentials of David A. Harvey, as dele gate from the territory of Oklahoma, and upon motion of Perkins, of Kansas, the oath of office was administered to him. The house then took a recess till 1:30 to allow the committee to notify the president. The President's Message Kend. On reassembling, the president's mes sage was read. The reading of the docu n ent consumed one hour and a half. At the conclusion of the reading, the Republicans warmly applauded. On motion of Mckinley of Ohio, the message was referred to the committee of the whole. Morrow of California, from the com mittee on appropriations, reported the pension appropriations bill. Referred to tbe committee of the whole. Adjourned. THE SENATE. Large Attendance and Good l'eellng at the Opening Seaalon. Washington, Dec. I.—There was an unusually large attendance of senators at the opening of today's session. The seats on both sides of the ehaml>er were were nearly all occupied aud the galler ies rilled. Cordiality seemed to prevail between the senators of both parties, who greeted each other as the best of friends, whom political reverses could not estrange. Directly after the chaplain's prayer the credentials of the senators-elect from Wyoming were presented by Hoar. When they were read, Senators Carey aud Warren were escorted to the vice president's desk by Stanford and Hoar, and took thn oath of office. Drawing by lot to decide their respective terms took place, the shorter term, closing March 3, 1894, falling to Warren, and the longer term, closing March 3, 1895, to Carey Resolutions fixing the daily hour of meeting at 12, and provisions for in formiag the president and house that the senate was in session and ready to proceed to business, were offered by Ed munds and agreed to. Then the senate took a recess until half-past one. After the recess a report was made from the committee to wait or. the presi dent, and immediately afterwards the president's message was delivered by his secretary, and read by McCook, sec retary of the senate. When the reading was finished, at 2:15, the senate ad journed until tomorrow. OKDKK OF BUSINESS. Tho Republicans of Koth Houses Discuss Their Mue of Action. Washin ((ton-, Deo. I.—After a lengthy discussion this afternoon, the Republi can senatorial caucus agreed that tiie elections bill shall lie taken up tomor row, with the understanding that it be kept before that body until finally acted upon. Furthermore, to guard against the expected opposition from the Demo cratic minority, in the line of dilatory tactics, a committee of five senators was appointed to co-operate with the Republican members of the commit tee on nil*, in the preparation of a rule to secure the c osure of debate when de sired by the majority. The old caucus committee on order of business was re appointed and instructed to prepare a programme to govern the proceedings of the senate after the elections bill is dis posed of. It is stated that no votes were cast against these determinations of the caucus. About thirty Republican representa tives got together thisaftcrnoon after the adjournment of the house, and informally discussed the reapportionment question. Nearly all the leading Republicans were present. The only conclusions reached were that for the present there was no reason to hold a party caucus, and the census committee should be left, free to deal with the matter. Several of those present said no decision was reached as to whether an apportionment bill should be passed, but each one personally in sisted that a bill would unquestionably be passed. NEW BILLS. Vandever Asks a 8700,000 Appropria tion for San Diego. Washington, Dec. I.—Vandever today introduced a bill making an appropria tion ol" $700,000 for the purchase of land and the erection of suituble buildings for a military post at San Diego, California. The house committee on appropria tions lias completed the pension appro priation bill. The amount carried is ffU',5,099,785. Bartine of Nevada, Townsend of Colo rado, Bland of Missouri, Clements of Georgia and Wheeler of Alabama, all introduced bills for the free coinage of gold and silver bullion. Carter of Montana introduced a bill amending the act authorising the re ceipt of United States gold coin in ex change for gold bars, under certain con ditions. Cummings and Flower, of New York, have introduced bills reciting the differ ence between the national and police census of New York, and directing the secretary of the interior to order a re count. Vandever, of the select committee on irrigation of arid lands, has introduced a bill directing the secretary of the in terior to cause the arid lauds of the United States to be surveyed and marked out into irrigation districts, the land in these districts to be ceded to the states and territories in which situated, sub ject to certain conditions, designed to keep irrigation work and water in con trol of the people of the districts, and actual settlers. Dockery, of Missouri, offered today, lor reference, a resolution reciting that it is alleged that twelve senators and fifteen representatives, pending the passage of the silver bill, were admitted to a part nership in varioussilver pools, by which they realized $1,000,000 profits in the advance of the prico of silver after the passage of the act, and directing the committee on coinage, weightß and measures to inquire into all the facts and circumstances connected with the alleged purchase and sale of silver. Wike, of Illinois, introduced a pream ble and resolution on the subject of tariff, reciting that it is manifest that the peo ple at the recent election most emphat ically repudiated the policy and princi ples of taxation and protection embraced in tbe McKinley bill, and instructing the committee on ways and means to report bills to repeal any and all in creased rates of tariff duties occasioned by that enactment, and place on the free list wool, lumber, salt, coal, ores of all kinds, dye-stuffs, tin plate, agricultural and manufacturing machinery, binding twine and its raw material, bagging, cotton, ties, and such other articles of raw material as the committee deem of like importance to the manufacturers or the people. The resolution further in structs the committee to report a bill to provide for raising all additional reve nue necessary by a graduated income tax. CAPITAL CCLLINGS. Secretary Tracy Entertains the Brazil ian Guests—Other Items. Secretary Tracy gave a dinner this evening to the admiral and senior oilicers of the Brazilian squadron. The amount of silver offered today was 81)1,000 ounces; the amount pur chased, 560,000 ounces, at from $1.06 3 4 tOsl.o0 3 4 . The public debt statement shows that the public debt, less cash in the treas ury, increased $0,1.°>0.819 during the month of November. The total cash in the treasury is $075,800,180. The president has directed the remo val of Joseph H. Wilson, United Pta;es district attorney for the eastern district oi Texas, on the ground of neglect of duty and inattention to public interests. A telegram was received by the treas ury department today from Captain Healy, of the revenue steamer Bear, an nouncing her arrival at >an Francisco, twelve days from Bering sea, all well on board, and saying there was no evidence oi marauders at the seal islands. A comparative statement prepared by the clerks of the house and senate com mittees, allow the total estimated needs of the government for the next fiscal year to be $481,032,109, an increase of $75,480,529 over last year, and not in cluding anything for riveru and harbors. Will Be Given Away. Our enterprising druggists, R. W. Ellis <t Co., v. ho carry the finest stock of drugs, perfumer ies, toilet articles, brushes, spouges, etc , are giving away a large number of trial bottles of Dr. Miles' celebrated Restorative Nervine. They guarantee It to c ire headache, dizziness, nervous prostration, sleeplessness, the ill effects of spirits, tobacco, coffee, etc. Druggists say it is the greatest sell, r they ever knew, and 1h Universally satisfactory. They also guaran cc Dr. Miles' New Heart Cure in all cases of ner vous or organic heart dlceate, palpitation, pain in side, smothering, etc. Fine book on ''NerVottsSttd Heart Diseases" free. Opens This Afternoon. The Singer Manufacturing eompauv cordially Invites the attendance of every lover of art in (lie way of home decoration, needlework, etc., to visit the int exhibit tit their Kiilcs rooms. Itlfl Sottth Broadway this week. Wutch the daily papers for notice of opening day. DON'T DIE IN THE HOUSE. "Rough on Rats." Clears out rats, mice, roaches. ROUGH ON WORMS. Safe, Kure Cure. 25c. ROUGH ON TOOTHACHE. Instant relief, 150. Lunch, and Oyster Supper. The ladies of tiie English Lutheran church give a lunch and oyster supper at Brown's restaurant, North Main street, opposite the court house, today, from 11 a. m. to 9 p. m. Art Exhibition. Ho not fail to see our grand art exhibition, embracing all tho latest domestic aud imported designs of fancy needlework and embroidery, to be held at our sales rooms, 210 South Broad way, this week. For notice of hours see dally papers. Sinokr M'f'u Co. ' Accommodation. Mullen, Bluett & C 0.,. the well-known clothiers, will keep open evenings unt 1 8 o'clock, and on Saturdays until 10 o'clock. Those in search of Holiday Gifts will do well to remember the N. W. corner Spring and PL st. F. Adam, Pioneer Tailor. Call on him at 213 N. Spring street (up stairs) for the best (its and lowest prices in the city. Adam docs bis work at home, on short notice, and always suits his patrons. ARE TftE IrwP BEST. ,M ALLEN & GINTER, MANUFACTURERS, RICHMOND. VA. C LOS IN <3 OUT CLOAKS! AT 25 PER GENT. BELOW GOBT. We are going out of this line entirely and are offering Ladles', Misses' and Children's Cloaks at RUINOUS PRICES. We invite ladies to examine our goods and get our prioes before purchasing elsewhere. Take advantage of this sale, as WE ARE POSITIVELY RE TIRING FROM THIS BRANCH OF BUSINESS. CLOAKS AT ANY PRICE. CITY OF PARIS, __» The Train Is Moving! If you do not get on you will certainly get left. THE $80.00 STATION 13 PASSED! The Conductor is now crying ALL ABOARD FOR ALESSANDRO! $85.00 IS THE NEXT STATION! The 250 acres advertised last week at $80 per acre are all sold, aud only 258 Acres to fe Sold at $85 per Acre. That will not last many days. The people are aroused and begin to realize that land in Alessaudro at any thing less than $150 or $200 per acre Is Less Than Half Its Value. Our Office is the busiest place in town. If you want to meet your friends, call and see them; you will find them looking over the list of purchasers and making their selections from the many elegant 10-aere lots yet unsold; and the interest in ALESSANDROI Is not by any means confined to this immediate vicinity. The Bear Valley £ Alessandro DevelopmentGa Is knowu from Maine to California. The eyes of the people of the East are turned towards the setting sun for an easier life and better returns for their labor. ALESSANDRO FILLS THE BILL As before remarked, you can save $5 or $10 per acre by getting on the train today. Respectfully, Bear Valley & Alpssandro Development Co., REDLANDS, CAL. A. P. KITCHING, Gen. Manager. P. S.—Since writing the above, two telegrams have been received, one for 10 acres and one for 40 acres, at $86 per acre. W. S. ALLEN, FUj^NITUj^E! Warerooms, 332 and 334 S. Spring Street. (TELEPHONE 241) IMPORTER AND DEALER IN Furniture and Carpets, Bedding, Window Shades, Silk and Lace Curtains and Portierres, Curtain Fixtures, Cornices Upholstery Goods, Baby Carriages, Etc. Newest and Latest Styles in the City. 10 31tues-lri-sun-t / .