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TARIFF DISCUSSION. Debate on the Free Wool Bill Resumed. i Great Lack of Interest in the Proceedings. Consideration of the Tariff Bills to Be Closed in a Week. The Springer Bill Perhaps the Only One that Will Be Bent to the Hen ate This Session—Wash ington Notes. Associated Press Dispatches. Washington, March 29.—The tariff debate was resumed in the bouse today, but the discussion was rather uninter esting. Indeed it was considered doubtful by the leading members of tbe bouse whether it would be possible to revive public interest in tariff debates again this session, and the leaders are in favor of closing the debate on tbe tariff bills within a week, and sending one or more of these measures to tbe senate, that the Republican may not be able to assert on the stump this fall that ade quate time was not afforded the senate - to consider tariff bills. EXCITEMENT SUBSIDED. The excitement seemed to have en tirely subsided when the house met this morning. Bland and his lieutenant, Pierce, were absent. Tbe speaker laid before the house a communication from Roger Q. Mills, stating that be bad sent his resignation to the governor of Texas, to take effect today. Tbe house then went into committee of the whole on the free wool bill. HARTER OPENS THE DEBATE. Harter of Ohio reopened the debate on the bill with a speech in favor of the measure. "Direct taxation is the only proper method of raising money," Baid he. "Indirect taxation is unjust. Since the beginning of the government this nation waa a free trade country. Thia created enormous prosperity in our land. We now have absolute free trade between the states." Reviewing the history of the tariff policy of the Republican party, he said the McKinley bill was iniquitous, and as an evidence of this, he cited the busi ness depression of the present day. Boutelle of Maine (Republican) in quired if the gentleman did not know tbat there never was a time in our his tory when our people were more pros perous than today? Harter replied that the prosperity of the people of this country waa not aa great an wbe-. the revolutionary war closed. . . ' . • ' Boutelle—The man who thus plants himself on record 125 years ago, is so hopelessly in arrears that 1 would not attempt to bring him up in one day. [Laughter.] Harter proceeded with his speech. He said the true American system waa that of 1846, when taxes were placed upon the people only for revenue for the gov ernment. M'CKEARY ATTACKS PROTECTION. McCreary of Kentucky made ageneral attack upon the protective system all along the line,, saying that under it com binations and trusts sprang up and their members became millionaires, while the laborers had to struggle harder for the necessities of life. DOLLIVER CRITICIZES THE MEASURE. Dolliver, of lowa, in opposing the measure, criticised tbe Mills bill, and Baid the pending measure would make no impression. The fact that this house, almost unanimously Democratic, having been sent here as a protest to the Mc- Kinley act, had not dared to touch that law except in acta of child's play, was evidence that tbe argument of free trade was a demagoguing proclamation, se cretly discovered by the people who were pasting it on the barn doors in lowa and Nebraska. Two years ago the Republican party, under a tempest of false pretenses, had gone down, carrying the McKinley act on its back. This year tbe McKinley act carried the Re publican party, and tbe gentleman, from whom the measure took its name, looked from the governor's chair down on the country made happy and pros perous under its provisions. In conclusion Dolliver ridiculed tbe Democratic party, and .quoted for its benefit, Lead Kindly Light. The committee rose and the house adjourned. THE TARIFF PROGRAMME. The Springer free wool bill will proba bly be passed by the house and sent to the senate within a week. This is the programme discussed today at a series of consultations between the speaker and Democratic members of the ways and means committee, and later ap proved by Chairman Springer. It will probably receive the formal endorsement of. the Democratic majority of the bouse tomorrow, and the House in proper time will be requested to give its concurrence by agreeing to a suspen sion of the rules for the passage of the bill. SPRINGER'S PROTRACTED ILLNESS. In assenting to tbe project Springer advised the members of the committee that his physician said the condition of his health was such tbat tbe making of a speech in the house in the near future would cause a relapse. He therefore abandons tbe idea of closing the debate on the bill and Bays it and other tariff bills should be passed as aoon as possi ble. PENSION INQUIRY. A Rotten State or Affairs In the Burean Disclosed. Washington, March 29.—rln the pen sion bureau investigation today, G. N. Lockwood, a pension attorney, formerly chief clerk of the interior department, testified that be borrowed money from a bank to loan Raum, tbe banker refusing to make the loan direct, because Raum re.used to promote a certain woman in the pension office. ' LOS ANGELES HERALD. W. H. Barker, formerly chief record clerk of the pension office, admitted 1 borrowing money from employees and not returning it. He said ho lost $12, --000 in speculation on pointers given him by W. W. Dudley. He said Raum, jr., got part of the borrowed money. Thomas Faucett, formerly a pension officer, aaid, before the election of 1800, pension claims from Indiana were ad vanced. Lemon's cases always came up as completed, although many of them had been in the office for a long time. The remarks of witnesses about the bad character of some women in the pension office were stricken out. , WASHINGTON NOTES. A Canard About the President Being: Shot In Circulation. Washington, March 29. —A report tbat tbe president had been shot, this morning, spread consternation through out the city until it waa learned to be without foundation. The sub-committee of the world's fair investigating committee left for Chicago this morning. Justice Lamar's condition was im- 1 proved this morning. An Afghan Victory. London, March 29. — Bombay tele grams announce that tbe Afghan ameer ' had gained an important victory over the Kafirs, by the capture of the town of Asmar. No Hope for McKenzie. Toronto, Ont., March 29. —Ex-Preni- ier McKenzie's, condition is not mate rially changed, but no hopes are enter tained of bis recovery. SILVER STILL ON DECK. THE FREE COINAGE STRUCJCiLE NOT I YET ENDED. Stewart Will Call Up His Bill in the Sea ate Next Monday—Pierce and Others Still Endeavoring to Bring the Bland Bill to a Vote. Washington, March 29.—The notice given in the senate this afternoon by Stewart, of his intention to call up his free silver coinage bill Monday, created a sensation, notwithstanding the fact that it was expected, in view of the set back tbe Bland bill received in the house, that the struggle must sooner or ! later be transferred to the senate. So far as can be learned, Stewart appears , to act on his own responsibility in pre cipitating the issue. It is eaid by some of the silver men tbat Speaker Crisp urged them to pass i the silver bill in the senate and let it ■ come over to the house, when it would i be in a much more favorable position for action than if it came before the house in tbe shape of an original report from the coinage committee. Some Be- ( publican silver senators, unable to see the force of this reasoning, fear the speaker is playing for tbe party advan tage wnicU might be expected to follow the passage of a silver bill by the Re publican senate, even by the instru mentality of Democratic votes. t ' The Democratic senators are unde cided as to what position to assume when the bill is called up. Carlisle re- 1 marked tbat the outcome of the effort to pass the bill would be extremely doubt ful. This view appeared to be generally entertained on hie Bide of the chamber. It is probable that there will be a gen eral consultation among the Democratic senators before Monday, with the pur pose of reaching some agreement upon a united line of action. THE DILI* WILL NOT PASS. On tho Republican side the opinion is that tbe bill will not pass. Hansbo rough of South Dakota, who has been included in all the estimates in the ranks of the silver men, said very frankly this afternoon that he would oppose with his vote any effort to pass a pure free coinage pill, and be lieved that there were not ten Repub lican senators who would vote for such a bill. He called attention to the fact that Perkins, successor to Plumb in the senate, is an anti-free coinage man, and felt confident tbat even with the full strength which the Democratic silver senators had shown in the last struggle, the bill would not have more than one majority. As a matter of fact, he be lieved the Democrats were divided on the question, and he expected tbat when it came to a vote, many of tbem who formerly voted for the Vest bill would vote against tbe Stewart bill. Stewart himself is not very sanguine of the success of his move. He says, however, the country is entitled to kuow exactly how the senators stand on tbe silver question, and be proposes to put all of tbem on record if he can. FIGHT STILL ON IN THE HOUSE. The free coinage men have not yet given up the fight in tbe house. Tbe controversy between Bland and Speaker Crisp was "the subject of general com ment today, and BJand announced tbat he would make no further at tempt to secure a cloture role, but Pierce and tbe other leaders have again taken courage and will make a supreme attempt to force the commit tee to report a rule. Up to this evening they have secured between 90 and 100 names to the petition, but require 118. Many believe it will be impossible to get them. THIRD PARTY MEN JUBILANT. The most jubilant members of the house just now are the People's party congressmen, who rejoice in the dis comfiture of the Democratic majority, and proclaim that the failure of the Democratic house to pass a free coinage bill means that the People's party will carry six or eight states in the coming campaign. Watson of Georgia spoke to this ef fect, and said this action is the death of tbe old Democratic organization, partic ularly in the south. WILL NOT GIVE UP THE FIGHT. London, March 29.—The Times' finan cial article contains the following: "If the silver party in the American con gress accept defeat, the silver market will doubtless partly recover from the fall of the past eighteen months, and will eventually settle down to a price efficient to maintain the production at the level required by the real wants of the world. But the silver party is pow erful and not likely to accept the defeat as final. Further endeavors to create an artificial demand are far from im probable.", WEDNESDAY MORNING, MARCH 30, 1892.- TEN PAGES. GONE AND "DONE" IT. Bering Sea Treaty Ratified . by the Senate. I i Not a Solitary Vote Cast Against It. i The Senators Very Glad the Matter , Is Disposed Of. i J t The President Framing a Reply to Sails- j bury's Latest—A Boasted Victory for British Di plomacy, j J Associated Press Dispatches. 1 Washington, March 29.—The senate in J executive session this attention decided ( to complete consideration of the Bering j sea arbitration treaty, and it waa ratified i by a unanimous vote at the conclusion > of the discussion. The debate itself was 1 without incident. Sherman presented two amendments J which were agreed to. One provides i that the arguments and proceedings be i in the English language. Lord Balis- 1 bury has already assented to this, as ' well as the amendment which requires . that the arbitrators make the decision, if possible, in four months, instead of three from tbe close of the argumeula. All the correspondence in the case has already been published. j'unt* NAMES OF THE RATIFIERS. The senators who voted for ratifica tion (there were no naya) were: Allen, ' Allison, Barbour, Bate, Berry, Black burn, Butler, Call, Cameron, Call, Car lisle, Chandler, Cockrell, Coke, Cullcm, Daniel, Dawes, Dixon, Dolph, Dubnia, Felton, Frye, Gallinger, George, Gib*on fLouisiana), Gibson (Maryland), Cor don, Gorman, Gray, Hale, Hanabroutfb, i Hawley, Wiggins, Hiacock, Hoar, Keniia, , Kyle, McMillan, McPberson, Mitchell, , Morgan, Paddock, Palmer, Pasco, Pief- . fer, Perkins, Pettigrew, Piatt, Power, 1 Proctor, Pugh, Quay, Ransom, Samuels, 1 Sawyer, Sherman, Shoup, Squire, Stew- i ard, BtoCkbridge, Teller, Turpie, Vance, Vest, Vilas, Voorhees, Waltham, Wir- ( ren, Washburne, White, Wilßon, Wcl cott. 1 glad ir's DISPOSED .OF. 1 There was an air of relief about the ' senators today as they emerged frem 1 tbe chamber, and all of them were gl id the trouble bad been disposed of at 1 laat. i FRAMING A REPLY TO SALISBURY. | The cabinet meeting tbia morni ig ' considered the reply to the latest Briti ih , ptopoaition on Bering aea aealing. It ia, understood that a reply w'-'O >c s ■ tomorrow. It is understood that the cabinet prac- i tically agreed to accept Salisbury's prop- < osition for the renewal of last year's ' modua vivendi, with certain limitations, < the question of damages to be left to the i determination of the arbitrators. It ia expected that the president will com municate hia views on the subject to Sir Julian Pauncefote in a few daya. A TRIUMPH FOR THE BRITISH. London, March 29.—Although the foreign office does not confirm the state ment, it iB reported from a high source that Salisbury has received a dispatch from the British minister at Washing ton announcing that the United States has agreed to the proposition concern ing tbe Bering sea matter contained in Salisbury's dispatch of March 26th. Color waa given tbe report by the fact tbat it was announced thia morning that Alexander Staveley Hill, who is tbe government's secretary, was to ask a question in the house in regard to the situation of the Bering sea negotiations which would draw from the government what it desired to make public. When, however, the house met at 2 o'clock tbia afternoon, Mr. Hill did not ask the question. The result of the negotiations is known here to be a triumph for English diplo macy. Cbacgcs in tbe position of tbe United States are entirely due to politi cal considerations, renewed with added arguments. THE QUESTION IN THE COMMONS. In the houae of commons this even ing, Edward Gourley asked whether the government, before refusing the request of the United Statea for a renewal of the modus vivendi of laat season, had under conai'deration a dispatch of Sir Baden- Powell, British commissioner, stating tbat the renewal of the prohibition against indiscriminate sealing, and limiting tbe catch to 7500 yearly would be beneficial. If bo, why the policy thus indicated was not followed? James W. Lowther, parliamentary secretary of tbe foreign office, replied that it waa incorrect to say the govern ment refused to consent to a renewal of the modus vivendi. Sir Baden-Powell had said that in his opinion taking a year's limited crop could not injure tbe seal herd, but the renewal of last year's prohibition and the 7500 limit would be beneficial, though unnecessary. The policy of the government, Lowther de clared, waa following a course beneficial to the home government. Lowthei 's statement was greeted with cheers. A BRITISH JOURNAL'S GIBES. The St. James Gazette voicea these criticisms, saying: "President Harrison thinks he has done enough for election purposes, and, having ridden his high horse, he will now descend with dignity and affability. There iB something un speakably irritating in Yankee blarney about tbe president being gratified with the present attitude of the British government. The attitude of Great Britain, only made difficult by untena ble demands, in the course of events, would have been much more summary on our part if it had not been a serious quarrel between Great Britain and the United Statea, beyond contemplation on such a subject." SEALERS WARNED. Victoria, B. C, March 29.—Collector Milne has received tbe substance of a , cablegram from Lord Knutsford, which i he has framed into a notice to the fol- I lowing effect: i "Neither an arbitration agreement nor any intermediate agreement has yet been definitely adopted between the two governments, and whether adopted, and on what date, is necessarily a matter of uncertainty, but notice is hereby given to all sealers proposing to seal in said waters, that they do so at their own risk, and after warning of liability to in terruption to which they may be ex posed in consequence of either of said agreements." NO MORE SEALERS ALLOWED TO CLEAR, Ottawa, March 29.—Mr. Earle.M. P., received a telegram from British Colum bia today saying the collector of customs at Victoria had been instructed to per mit no more sealing vessels to clear for Bering eea, as has been the usual cus tom with sealers leaving for this water in past seasons. the Thunderer's wail. London, March SO.—The Times this morning, reviewing the Bering sea dis pute, comments on the fact that it mat ters nothing to the English consumer whether seal skins are obtained from Canadians or Americans. "The controversy only concerns a semi independent colony who treats us as a commercial enemy. These colonies are always embroiling us in foreign disputes. We are obliged to fight their battles, whilst tbey treat us as a foreign power. How long is this to last? A few more troubles like tbe Bering sea controversy will compel us to face tbe problem and seriously ask ourselves whether the relations be tween the mother country and the colonies are quite fair to the British taxpayer." DEEMING'S DARK DEEDS. r HOW HE MURDERED HIS RAINHILL FAMILY. The Moat Cool, Calculating Villain That Any Country Ever Produced—He Was an Expert Butcher—A Strong Guard Kept Over Him Day and Night. j Liverpool, March 29.—Dr. Hutchin son, one of the medical men who con ducted tbe post mortem examination oii the bodies of Mrs. Deemine and her four children, found buried under tbe floor at Denham villa, Rainhill, ' said to a representative of the Associated Press: "The crime discloses calculating wickedness and cool heartless savagery almost beyond belief. The murder was the work of an expert. Only in one case was the stroke causing death more than sufficient for the purpose. Each stroke severed vital organs, and no more might have been ac complished by a surgeon or a butcher who knew his business well. The mother and children had partaken of the evening meal. Tbe mother waa first called into the room where the murderer waa awaitißg her. It appears that as she stooped to untie her shoe she was attacked from behind and died almost without a struggle. • Then the children were called, one by one, to meet tbeir death. Bertha, the eldest, had her thumbs tied behind her. j back. A similar bandage was wound i twice around her head so as to cover her t mouth and keep her from crying, t A pillowcase was placed over her head 1 and the murderer strangled her. The i bands of the second girl were also tied I behind her back, but in the case of the < other children this precaution was not i thought necessary. . j "One other significant and sinister ] fact is tbat on none of the bodies or i clothing was there a trace of * blood. The very terms of tbe lease upon which Deeming hired | the Dinbam villa gave proof of hideous cold-blooded, premeditated butchery. The document, which was drawn up and written by Deeming him self, shows that when he took the bouse the atrocious brutality waa planned. "Taken altogether, it ia believed no country ever produced such a consum mate, utterly unprincipled and wholly conscienceless villain as thia fiend in human form, who killed a woman and children with as little compunction as an ordinary man would a snake." Melbourne, March 29. —Deeming was guarded night and day aboard the Bal larat by seven watchers. It is discov ered that the appearance of his shaving bis moustache is due to plucking the hair out by the roots, in order to battle identification. The detective accom panying Deeming bints that he pos sesses links in the chain of evidence showing that Deeming committed aome of the murders attributed to Jack the Ripper. MISTOOK HIS AUDIENCE. A Musical Director's Slaps at the Kaiser Not Harmoniously Received. Berlin, March 29. —At the Philhar monic concert of tbe season, this even ing, under the leadership of Yon Bulow, after conducting Beethoven's Enica, Yon Bnlow spoke at length ot the composer. He Baid that after dedicating the symphony to Napoleon, he changed his mind and dedicated it to Lobkowitz, whom Yon Bulow described as a noth ing. He proposed on behalf of the Ger man musicians to rededicttte it to "a true hero, the bright day star of Ger many, the Beethoven of politics, Prinze Bismarck." The whole speech was garnished with sarcastic allusionß to current events, which were received with hisses, mingled with a few cheerß. Pale with rage, Yon Bulow made a pantomimic allusion to tbe emperor's Brandenburg speech, by brushing the dust off his shoes, imply ing that he would never return to Ber lin. The audience waß convulsed with hisses and cheera, mingled with laugh ter. ; Senate Proceedings. Washington, March 29. —In the sen ate today Stewart gave, notice that he would on Monday move to take up the i senate bill to provide for the free coinage i of gold and silver.' i After the adoption of Wolcott's reso lution relative to the allotment of Indian lands, the senate, on motion of Sherman, : went into executive session, and after i the doors were opened the senate ad , journed. Do you want helpt If to, invert an ad t en our classified page. DVEFIALLS,BIXEN<S(JACKET§. fllßEmwßElffll WEARBETTERftARE MADE BETTER, f H AN, ALL Of MiER3i INSISTON havingThilNOaALLS; foTHAT ABOYtJRADt MARK IS OK fjjFJßf 6»\RHtj<T. —S—ADAPTED TO THE WANTS OF THE— MERCHANT, CLERK, MECHANIC, FARMER, LABORER, ETC. We have this day been appointed Sole Agents for Southern California for the above celebrated brand of goods. .'. Every garment warranted not to rip or money re funded. Our stores close at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 p.m. THE POT AND THE KETTLE. Crimination and Recrimination Between High Government Officials. Washington, March 29.—The Ellis island investigation by the joint senate and house committees on immigration, today, was marked by animation and tartness. Chairman Chandler in ques tioning Assistant Secretary of the Treas ury Nettleton sought to place upon* him the responsibility for the policy by which the department of immigration spent money for improvements at Ellis island. Nettleton resented this. Chand ler then went so far as to charge Nettle ton with making false statements, and Nettleton resented in strong language. A Btill more sensational turn was given the investigation shortly after, when General Nettleton, to show the feeling in the interior department, in troduced a letter addressed to Secre tary Foster by himsolf, March 28, de nouncing W. D. Owen, superintendent of immigration, declaring that he was prepared to substantiate his charges, and asking tbe secretary of the treas ury and the president to act on them, charges are: First—Owen iB unfit and incompetent to perform the duties of the posicion which be holds. Second—He is thoroughly untrust worthy in the performance of bis official duties. Third—He has been guilty of circulat ing malicious slanders against his supe rior officers in tbe department. Fourth—Hia ideas of official regulari ty and integrity are reckless and a source of serious risk to the public funds practically within hia control. In substantiation General Nettleton enclosed documents showing that tbe loweat bide for furnishing instru ments for tbe hospital, clothing, drugs, hardware, etc, for the medical depart ment of the immigrant service at New York, transmitted February 22d by United States Commissioner of Immi gration Weber, amounted to $528; that February 24th Owen sent to Nettleton for bis signature a letter to Weber ac cepting all bids, aggregating $1619, which Nettleton, relying on him, signed and did not discover what had been done till he went to New York some days later. Owen denied having circulated any slanderous reports about Nettleton, and said he was not responsible for irregu larities in the voucher referred to. An Empty Bottle Won't Hurt Inn. New York, March 29.—Some one threw an empty whisky bottle at Jim Corbett from the gallery of the miners' theater, Eighth avenue, tonight. The misile missed ita mark by several feet, but the. action of the miscreant created considerable excitement. 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