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i.sTABLISHED AUGUST 24, 1852. WHEELING^ W. TA., FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1893. ~~^^OLTOE XIII-NMBER 32."
AN AWFDL PLOT. '
Tho Groatest Consplraoy Sinoe the
Time ol Guy Fawkes.
dnarhhists cup the^ climax.
Practically the Whole Olty at
Vienna Undermined.
A STARTLING DISCOVERY MADE
Of a Plan to Blow Up All the Government
Bull din 28.
THE TENTH OF OCTOBER THE DATE
Set, Whan Thousands of People
Would Be Gathered
AND THOUSANDS wbULD BE KILLED.
Ttio Parliament Building With It*
Nil Hundred Occupant*, the Unl...ultv
Wltft HntnlHada Mnrn nn/1
other Buildings Containing Thou ands
of Hainan Beings, Seieoted
lur Destruction by Dynamite?What
iho Vienna Polios Unoartliod?The
Kxciuslve Inlormatlon Giren by the
Autoelated Press Somo Days 'Ago
Verified by Later Revelations.
Vienna, Sept 28.?In spite of the
eflorts made by irresponsible neirs
uuenciei to belittle the exclusive story
ol tho arrest in this city on Septembor
23 of a number of anarchists in a house
on Siedenbrunner straase, cabled to the
Associated Press, the fact remains that
the police of this city did upon that occasion
discover the greatest conspiracy
since the time of Guy Fawkes in England.
On September 23 tho police, when
they found in the house in Siedenbrunner
strasae in this city, cases of
revolvers, ugmuB icnuj iui iwuuiuu, v*
plosives at hand with which to load the
bombs, and coats with leather linings
to which hooka for suspending bombs
wero attached, also discovered ia the
walls and farnitnre, where the coats
wore also found, documents of a most
important nature. I
The full particulars of the plot then
discovered were not made public at tho
limo the police made tbo arrest on Sledenbrunner
strasae, but the Associated
Press said at ths time that it was believed
that a widespread conspiracy
against the city of Vienna had been :
nipped in the bud.
STARTLING DEVELOPMENTS.
This, .it is admitted by the Austrian
police to-day, was correct in every particular,
and they say that the investigation
made eince September 23 shows
that the anarchists intended to smuggle
n qnantitv of dynamite into the underground
portion of the Reicbsratb, and
when that body met on October 10 to
blew the Reichsrath sky high, and
strike terror into the hearts of the enemies
of tho independent group of socialist!,
to which the anarchists arrested
en September 23 here belonged.
The reichsrath of the western part of ;
the monarchy consists of the upper and
lower,house, and some six hundred
people would have boon hurled into
eternity there In a second on October
10, hud the police not raided the houae
on Biedenbrunner etrasso on September
23, ai Exclusively cabled to the Associated
Press.
Bat the retchsrath was not the only
building the anarchists intended to
blow np on October 10. They had
their plans also {ally prepared to blow
up the town hall. In this building
over a thousand people would have
been destroyed had the pollca not unearthed
the plot.
MORE HORRIBLE STILL.
Even this -was not the full extent o(s
the terrible conspiracy discovered. A
number of other important buildings
on the Ring strosse, one of tho finest
street* in Europe, were doomod to destruction,
with everybody in them, on
the day appointed for the anarchist oatbreak;
the university", another building,
was also to be nndermlned with dynamite,
as was the famous historical museum
of Vienna and other fine buildings
of a similar nature. The Hotburj
theatre, onpoiite the Kathhaus, was
also marked out for dynamiting.
CHICAGO ANARCHISTS INTERESTED.
Mow comes,, to far as the Unltod
States is concerned, the strangest part
el the whole conspiracy. The Associated
Press has already announced
that the bombs of the Vienna anarphista
were manufactured according to
the formula prepared by HerrHost, of
New York. This is not alL The police
of this city insist, and claim to be able
to prove tbjir assertion, that the anarchist*
engaged in the terrible conspiracy
against the city of Vienna
were connected with the anarchists <
of Chicago. This Is nota police theory,
the authorities say, bnt the connection
of the anarchists of Chicago with those 1
of this city, they Insist, has boen fully
established without any doubt. Correspondence
between the anarchists
here and those at Chicago is said to be
In the hands of the Austrian police,
who, It wonld seem, must.have comma- ,
nicited with the police of Chicago on i
the subject.
1 * i
OaoMd atfeautlon. ]
Fittseuroh, Pa., Sept. 28.?Enter- i
prise lodge of the Amalgamated Asso- '
olatlon, at Yoanntown. Ohio, has
adopted resolutions condemning the
action of President Garland in appointing
a committee to appear before the
waya and meant committee at WaahinEton,
asserting that hia action was
not warranted by the laws ol the aaioelation
and was a usurpation of antbority.
The resolutions have caused a decided
sensation.
PROBABLY A FAKE.
A Reported Attempt to Hold Up a Train at
MoKeeiport.
TiiMfunMnnii T> . C?nt DO A
AK4BUUUUU, XA., OC|lh <iO. A WWWIH"
dt-TtUjraph ipocial from Connellsville
says: It was reported hero this morning
that an attempt waa frustrated last
night to hold up the midnight expreii
on the Baltimore A Ohio railroad shortly
after the train left MoKeesport. The
ramor is denied by the officials of the
company hero, but there was considerable
excitement oa the train when it arrived
about half an hour late.
One passenger said that soon after
the train pulled out of McKeesport and
had attainod a pretty fair speed, it was
suddenly stopped. The trainmen all
rusbed to the iront aud kept the passengers
Daclc in the cars. It is suur
posed that some of the band of woulF
be robbers failed to carry out their part
in tho work and those who stopped the
train then made their escape.
The train last night waa a heavy one
and filled mostly with passengers returning
from Chicago. In tho express
car there wan $62,000 in cash.
At the Baltimore & Ohio offices in
this city the story is denied. The
officials say a tramp reported that be
overheard a crowd of Italians plotting
to rob the midnight express. When
asked bow he understood them he answered
that be had an interpreter along.
He wanted $150 for his information.
CONGRESS OP MISSIONS.
An Interesting Convention Meets nt tliu
World's Fair CItj.
Chicago, 8ept 28.?The World's Congress
of Missions opened to-day. There
was a large attendance, thongh, of
coarse, hardly such a throng as at the
cow famous parliament of mliglons.
On the platform were ranged
a number of foreign missionaries,
both men and women, who came
as dolegates to the congress,
and among them sat people from India,
China, Japan and other countries of
the ori ent in bright colored robes, converts
of Christianity, who had been
constant attendants on the sessions of
the parliament of religions, and now
came to give their testimony as to having
embraced the religion of Christ.
The Sunday rest congress, the congress
of evolutionists and the ethical congress
also held their initial sessions.
Gen. O. 0. Howard and John Wanamaker
wero the principal speakers in
the Sunday Best congress. All thede*
nominational congresies had au increased
attendance to-day, now that
the rofiglous parliament is out of the
way.
i:\CITKSIKNr IN HAWAII
Due to n Report Tlutt the United States'
"Will Establish a Protectorate.
Honolulu, Sept 12, via San Francisco,
Sept. 28.?Great excitement has
been created here by reports which arrived
on tho last steamer to the effect
that the United Ktatoa would establish
a protectorate over Hawaii and that an
election would be held.
The American colony announced that
they would not be coerced in to the
farce of an election which would giro
the native element control over the foreigners.
The public /hero wore pleaaed with
tbo appointment of Minister Willis.
An official dispatch received from
Washington says that the Hawaiian
legation there has been assured by
Minister Blount and Senator Morgan
that some action favorable to annexation
will be taken by the United States.
Spiritualists Meet.
CnicAoo. Sept. 28.?Half an hour before
the national convention of spiritualists
of the United States was called
to order to-day in the big hall of the
auditorium lodge, the lobbies and committee
rooms were crowded with followers
of the faith.
No less than 1,200 men and women
ataembled to dlacuss matters of general
interest and formulate a constitution
and by-laws. This work was prosecuted
vigorously. The constitution aa drafted
was read to the assembly and gone over
clause by clause until something approaching
to a permanent document
was formulated from a thousand suggestions.
_
The Columbia's Property Levied Ou.
UmoxTowjf, Pa., S. pt, 28.?The property
of the Columbia Iron and Stoel
Company was to-day lerled on by Sheriff
Wilhelm. The judgments on which
oxecution is Issued are held by Robert
Hoggsett and the People's bant of this
place.
The Hoggsett judgment ia for $110,076,
and interest from Sept. 27,1898. The
other is for $5,000, with interest from
1894. Tho commission on both judgments
amounts to $3,452 30, making a
total of $118,528 30. The entire Indebtedness
of the Arm is $578,538 30. No
date is set for the sale.
CONDENSED TELEGRAMSHarry
Tyler, of Springfield, beat the
world'a bicycle two mile record yesterday.
He made it in 4:15 3-5.
Four persons were injured and three
unknown negroes were killed in a railroad
wreck at Gulfport, Miss.
The President has withdrawn the
nomination of Leopold Moore, of New
York city, to be consul at St. Christopher,
West Indies.
Democrat* are unable to muitfer a
quorum In the executive sessions' of
the senate, and a number of the President's
appointments on which Republicans
are making a fight are hang up.
Special Agent Ayer reports that the
tin and terue plate production in tho
United States during the quarter ending
JnneSP, was 41.866,042 pounds; for
tho year. 99,819,363 pounds, df which
43,599,724 pounds were from American
plate.
Garrison made a genuine "Garrison
finish" nt Guttenburg yesterday. He
rode Tammany asainst Lamplighter,
mounted by Tural. Lamplighter was a
length and a half a head at the first
quarter. In the stretoh the horses were
lioad and head. Tammany made a
Burt and came in three lengths ahead,
me, milo and a quarter, 2:00}.
i.
CAMERON'S SCHEME "
To Form'a Combination Between
the Two Interests,
FREE COINAGE AND PROTECTION.
Startling Developments In tbe Silver
Situation.
TERMS OF THE NEW ARRANGEMENT
Which Is ^n Foot?An Exciting Day
in tbe Home During the Dobate on
the Federal Election Bill?The Lie
Passes Between Fithian and Morse,
but No Blood U Shed?Mr. Johnson
Denounces (he BUI In PUIn English
?nd Ilcnda the Record of tbo Democratic
Party in the Matterof Fraudulent
Elections?Mr, Breckinridge
Responds and tho Debate Takes a
Peculiarly Sensational Turn?In tbe
Senate Mr. Peffer Devotes Ills Time
to the President's Latest l/etter.
Washington', D. 0., Sept. 28.?Tho
speech of jftnator Cameron in favor of
the free coinage of silver continues to
attract attention here, not only became
it is a startling and uauaual attitude for
a Republican aeaator from an eastern
stale (Pennsylvania) to take, but because
of tbe events that are crowding
on the beets of that speech in Pennsylvania.
At the meeting of the Republican
league at Reading yesterday an attempt
to censure Senator Cam^ot^for
his course was defeated by a two-thirds
majority.
An explanation of tbia failure to censure
Senator Cameron, and indeed of
the attitude ho hai taken, is furnished
by the intelligence that has reached
here that a movement is on foot anion);
the protected manufacturers of Pennsylvania
to effect a combination between
the protected interests and the silver
mon which Bhall have for its aim the
defeat of the legislation looking to tariff
reduction and the gratification of the
west's demand for froe coinage under
modified conditions.
Some of the membdrs of the Manufacturers
club, of Philadelphia, led byJames
M. Sobson. the big woolen manufacturer,
and Wharton Barker,/ the
banker, are engaged in circulating a
petition looking to the consolidation of
the interests of the protectionists and
the free silverltes. Many signatures are
being procured.
The scheme is to defeat the new
tariff bill and give to silver, first, free
coinage of silver upon payment by the
owner of a seignorage absorbing threa-- "
fourths of the difference between the
market (London) price of the bullion
and its coined value; tecond, the prohibition
of foreign silver for coinage
purpose!, except at a soignorage that
will absorb all the diUeronco between
the markot price and the mint value;
and, third, an international monetary
conference including all the nations of
the world except gold monometallic
countries,- for the purpose of arriving at
an international azrooment.
The claim is set up that the interests
of silvor and protection are identical
The plan mapped out by those Pennsylvania
manufacturers follows closely .
the idea of Senator Cameron's speech,
except that the former provides against
an influx of foreign silver to the mints
by absorbing all the difference between
the markot and coined value of silver,
while the latter places upon foreign silver
an inhibitory duty.
The schemo is to allign the Interests
oi silver and protection, and bv this
means prevent advers tariff legislation
and secure more liberal silver legislation.
It is an alliance, the situation of
which is fraught with great possibilities,
if it were practicable, but its successful
operation would mean the
breaking down of party lines, perhaps,
and an entire readjustment of party
politics. The proposition, which seems
chimerical wi 11 donbtless attract * great
deal of attention throughout the country.
GREAT DAY IV THE HOUSE.
Personalities Bnrapi?nt-The tie Pmim In
One Instance and la Another a Hitler
Partisan Clash Occnrs.
WAsmxoTos, D. 0., Sept. 28.?The iie
was passed at the openingof the session .
of the house this morning between Mr.
Morse, of Massachusetts, and Mr.
Fithian, of Illinois, but no blows were
struck and no blood will be spilled.
The altercation was an outgrowth cf ;
Mr. Morse's filibustering course yesterday.
Mr. Morse, *in a five-minute
speech this morning, tried to jnstify '
his action, during the course of which
be chargedMr. Fithian with being?ololy
responsible for the refusal of the i
house to permit him to. print in the |
liooord gome newspaper extracts attack- i
ine Oommissloner Lochren.
Mr. Fithian. rising to reply, said that I
inasmuch as Mr. Morse had seen fit to i
criticise him He desired to call the at- i
tention of the house to a rather dubious i
proposition made by Mr. Morse to him.
He said Mr. Morso, when he (Fithian) I
objected to his leave to print, came to i
him with honeyed words and informed i
him that he was a member of the oornmittee
on publio buildings and grounds '
and intimated that if he (Fithian) had <
a public building bill he (Morse) might
be able to help him, if the Illinois con- i
gressman could see his way clear to ]
withdraw his objection. <
"That is absolutely false," shouted '
Mr. Morse, striding in a war-like man- '
ner toward Mr. Fitni&n. <
"If the gentleman from Massachusetts
denies this statement I have proof to <
adduce that will satisfy any member of i
the house. Sly colleague, Mr. Goldselr, i
beard the conversation." <
As Mr. Fithian said this, Mr. Mor?e i
backed agaimt the rail, and said, meek- j
ly: "What the gentleman say* has the i
color ot truth [laughter], but the construction
he places on it is unqualltted- i
ly false."
"If the gentleman denies ray statement,"
yelled Mr. Fithian, shaking his .
fist angrily at the Massachusetts congressman,
"he is wilfully lying himself."
In a minute the house was in an uproar.
The speaker quieted the impend- 1
ing riot by pounding his desk' vigorous- '
* * . J; I
1; with the gavel and declaring both a
gentlemen oat of order. This closed t
the Incident. ,
black's haidks ipxich.
After farther roatine bailneis the de- j
bate on the eloctlon bill waa resumed
and Gen. John 0. Black, of Illinois, ex- a
commissioner of pensions, took the ?
floor In support of the bllL This was }
hia maiden speech in the house and he p
was accorded impreaaive attention. In v
beginning bis argument Gen. Biack said 0
he desired to diacais the pending qaes- 0
tion in a quiet and investigating spirit.
He would not consider it from a coniti- u
tational standpoint, bat as a Democrat t
and citizen would try to show his rea- t
sons for favoring the repeal of this syi- ,,
tern of laws. Ihev wore onacted in 1805 r
and the moat that could be claimed for t
them was that they wore designed to
oporate at a time and undor circum- j
stances that no longer exist. b
It was a period following a fierce and j,
demoralizing struggle; the system was h
a child of the force, hatred and dread of j
men long arrnyod on soctional lines h
against each other. If those laws were
efficient and useful that time is gone, h
What ia the just thine to do sow? ?
Whit ia needed !a this country now ia T
an elevation of the nature of tho fran- j
chlae. If men are fit to exercise this ,
right they should be deprived of the B,
privilege of participating in the govern- ?
rnent of their country. He did not i
mean, he said, the Ignorance of booki, ?
but ignorance of the purpose,spirit and {
genius of American institutions. Tho
corrupt and venal votera constituted j
the danger to the country. The elec- t
tion laws do not meet thia condition, t
because tHey wore not daiigned for thia t:
purpose. Tney were designed to protect
and elevate an unfortunate race by. ?
supporting them with the etrong arm ?
of the government. They were do- ?
signed to intensify the race issue. They c
appealed to force, not to reason. t
"I will vote," doclared General Black p
ompbaticnlly, "for any amount of r
money and force if nocossary to uphold t
tb* dignity of the government and the
rlghta of ita citizens, but these laws do
neither."
DEMOCRATS ROASTED.
At the conclusion of Mr. Black's
speech Mr. Johnson, of Indiana, took 11
the floor in opposition. He is a fierce a
partisan and is known on the Demo- t
cratic side as the "firebrand from Indi- ?
aua." Said ho:
"I want to stigmatize this bill as the j
climax of all that is nadacious and vl- Q
cious. It assails all that is near and J!
dear to the American heart. It is the tl
unfortunate child of a wretcbod con- t|
spiracy. It is conceived in a spirit con- j
trary to (ho principles of our govern- J,
mont. It is a proposition to blot out ,|
all tbo laws to protect the purity of the ,-(
ballot and a cold blooded proposition t
to repeal all laws against violations of a
election laws. To be consistent the a
Democrats should repeal all other laws _
for the punishment of crime, counterfeiting,
robbery nnd murder."
In a sarcastic way he proceeded to j
pav his respects to the Democrats who
iieid tbo constitution in their "pro- ?
found and care/ul keeping,"Jind .at- t(
tacked "the constitutionality of theso .
laws.
JIcMillan, of Tennoisee, Bailey, of ?
Texas, Simpson, of Texas, and Tucker, ,
of Virginia, catno in for a share of his j,
sarcasm. To show that these laws r
were not failures, as the Democrats had ,
claimed, he recounted tho history of t]
the falsification of the returns of 1880 ?i
by Sim Coy and Simon Perkins at Indianapolis.
Both were sent to the penitentiary.
Tbo conclusion marked the first en- -j
trance into the" debate of the bloody
shirk With veiiemence tho Indianian
chared the Democratic party with be- j
ing responsible for tho violation of. the
sanctity of the ballot b?, with cor- ,
rupting the conscience of the nation,
and defying the pnblic will. The part ?
rinmnnnnUn nart.u In flio alvniraln
for disunion waa described, and thon in
turn the Democratic party was charged j:
with forcing tho Morey letter in 1884; J
with forging the returns in Chicago in *
the samo year that sent Joo Mackin to ji
the penituntiarv; with forcing retains "
in Ohio and Indiana; with frauds innu- *
merable in New York; with deeds of "
violence in the south. The party that ?
has perpetrated all those wrongs now *
contemplates this climax ot their
crimes, but let them enjoy their victory
without mental or moral reservation. .
They have set no limit to thoir excesses. ?
Che hour of retribution will come. It ?
will take the party that has prostituted ?
the power given it tor great public purposes
and hurl It into oblivion. [Great ?
applause on the Republican side.]
a pebsonal allusion. ?
Mr. Breckinridge, the silver tongued cl
Kentucky orator, followed. He hurled w
defiance at the Indianau. "If the gentleman
is a fair type," he said, "of tho c|
people of his district, then they cannot a
be criticised for sending here a man g
who denounce! as infamous a majority 0
of the people of this country. I have a 4
profound pity for a man who could Bl
make such a speech, who does not believe
his countrymen are to be trusted.
With this I dismiss him from my mind
and speech."
"There (re other things," shouted
Mr. Johnson, springing to his feet and t<
reaching out his long arm in tho direc- 1
tion of Mr. Breckinridge, "which the ?
jpntleman from Kentucky would like to y
At this direct allusion to the Pollard- '!
Breckinridge breach of promise suit
iome of the Kopublicans laughed, but ?:
the laughter waa drowned by a storm
of Democratic hisses. i,
"Such a remark," replied Mr. Breck- j!
Inridge bitterly, "only shows that the P.
gentleman baa no sense of the propriety _
md decency of publio life." ?!
Mr. Breckinridge's speech was de- "
voted largely to the conititutionai phaso ?
of the question.
The Democrats clustered around the
ipeaker and listened to the glowing
periods of the Kentucky orator, fro- L
inentlyinterraptinahimwith applause. P
1'heae laws, he argued, marked an era.
rhelr repeal would mark the beginning
of another and better era.
"I do not care to reply to the attacks
of the Bopublicans asainst the Demo- _
:ratic party," said he; "yon can't inlict
a whole peoplo. You no longer in- "
lict the south when you attack Democ- si
racy, for the timo has come wnen a majority
of the representatives from the B
north are Democrat*." 8:
At the oonolnslon of Mr. Breokln- it
ridgo's speech the bouse adjourned. le
IN THUSKNAXB. j*
Die Debate Dniffiring Alone?Mr. Feffer 'c
Think* -111# Preitdent'* Letter Dneen't
"Settle It" f'
Washington, D. C., Sept. 28.?The "
resolution offered yesterday by Mr. 6
reiler calling for information as to the ii
ntlclpation of interest oa govornmeat
loadi since 18S0 *u taken op in the
enato to-day. 11 there III so objec- ion
to it, Mr. Tellsr sald,<he would not >
lebate it
Mr. Voorheei, (Dem., Indiana), laid
, literal compliant* with the reiolntlon
rould involve great labor. He asked j
Ir. Teller to define the acope of that I
?rt of the reiolntioa asking "onder
rbat circumstances" interest had been ,
ntifcipated, which was the objection- 1
bin part of the resolution.
Mr. Teller replied that the new adlinistratlon
had been installed largely
ecause its party had found fault with
be financial policy of tbo Republican
iarty and be assumed that it meant a
odical revision and reconstruction of
be financial policy of the country.
Mr. Flatt (Kep., Conn.) asked Mr.
"eller whether he hid heard irom anyody
authorized to apeak for the adminitratlon
any suggestion of a policy to
e inaugurated by the adminiatration,
ifferent from the financial polioy which
ad prevailed.
Mr. Teller said perhaps he had, but 1
io did not suppose he assumed too I
luch when be assumed that in tho lour |
ears of the Democratic administration
lie administration woald approach the
object and deal with it He did not 1
ee how that party could go into the I
ext campaign and ask the support of ,
he people unless it dealt with the ,
lonetary question, and tba repeal of
He Sherman act was not dealing withit 1
Referring to resolntiona of inquiry ]
Ir. Toller expressed hia amazement .
hat Republican aonatora should tie
heir hands by voting against rejolti- 1
iona which were proper and called for I
^formation which had never beon deled
tho minority during a Republican
dminiatration. There was an attempt i
ow to refer such resolutions to the j
oinmitteeon ftnanco, and it was well i
Down that the interest of the dominant j
arty would be best subserved by their |
emaining there. The resolutions were I
lien adopted. I
EflXflT SKYD AGAIN.
The repeal bill was taken up at 1 ]
'dock. Mr. Hoar, (Rep., Mas*.,) sent i
p to the desk and had read an editor!- 1
1 from the Peoria, Hi., Journal in rela- j
ion to the controvert; relative to the I
art taken by Mr. Ernst 6eyd, of Eng- '
ind, in the legislation of 1873. The
ournal printed what purported to be a
uotatlon from Sir. Hooper's Bpeech in
lie house of representatives to couradict
the lattor of Mr. Seyd'a ton. In
Ills quotation tho words,'referring to
Ir. Seyd, "who is now bore," were atributed
to Mr. Hooper. Mr. Hoar had
tint -part of Mr. Hooper's speech read
:om the Congressional Rtcord in which
le words "who Is now here" did not
ppear. Tlieso words, said Mr. Hoar,
re a deliberate, vile, audacious, uncrupulous
and infamous forgery."
Mr. Cuilum, (Hep. III.) knew the
ditor of the Peoria Journal (Mr.
larnes), and while he was astonished
t the misquotation ho was sure Mr.
larnes was not personally responsible
ir-the forgery 1n the sense of bavin;
DUimitted it or being cognizant of it.
The debate-continued for more than
n boor and then.Mr. Peffer, addressed
fie senate. He sent to the desk and
ad read the letter of the President to
overnor Northen, of Georgia. The
itter did not dissipate, said Mr. Peffer,
lie confusion in the public mind as to
jo President's real opinions on the
lonotary question. He might bo a
lonometallist, he might be a bi-metal- ,
st, but there was nothing in the Presient's
letter to snow what kind of a
letallist he was.
There was but one thing the Presi- "
ent insisted upon and that was the J
jpeal of tho Sherman law. While pre- ,
mding to be a bimetallist as a number
f senators pretended to be; while pro- 1
inding that he favored the use of both '
old and sliver, the President made it i
lain, if anything in the letter was f
lain, that he would measure by a gold .
landard, whereas tiie history of the '
%nntBii Kn/1 linnn lilot flia rattnna Hnld f
ad boon measured by the ?ilvor stnndrd,
and Mr. Peflor insisted that the
patem had not been changed so (ar as
Dncernoil the law. Mr. Pefler said his
mendment, which is the pending one,
ould L'ivo the country bimetallism.
" Whenever tlie administration, reprented
by its friends upon this floor,"
eelored Mr. PefTer, "are ready to ac9pt
{he pending amendment or some
ther amendment which will bring
bout the restoration of tbe law of 1873,
iey can pass tbe ropeal bill in twenty
re minutes. I do not believo there is
senator here who would care to say
ne word more additional if only tbe
hairman ot the committee on finance
ould indicate this to as. We are
sady to accent that compromise. Then
e could shake hands across the bloody
tiasm, pass tbe bill and take a rest for
' week or two. Speaking for myself
nd the people I represent, that is the
niy*cotnpromise we ofier or will accept,
nything leas than that would bo a
irrendcr."
WAY FORCE A VOTE.
There is good reason for believing
mt the intentions of the repeal sena>rs
are for making an attempt on next
[onday to force the senate to sit at
ight, which was so strongly hinted at
ssterday, has been abandoned, or that
to day will be postponed antil later io
le week. There is no doubt that an
Sort was made on both sides of tbe
camber to secure an agreement. look>g
to night sessions, and that
[onday was the day for the senators
aving the matter in hand named as
io time for inaugurating the movelent.
It would appear, however, from
le developments to-day that they did
ot succeed in securing the acquiescence
i tbe progress which they had expectJ.
Tbe senators, as a role, hesitate to
>ke this extreme step out of consideraon
for their own oomfort ai well as
ecause of their wish not to appear
arsh towards the minority. r
"The Thunderer" on That tetter.
London, Sept 28.?The Tima, cdm- c
lenting on the letter of President <j
ieveland to the governor of Georgia,
tys:
The letter is a political manifesto. j
othing could be clearer than the genral
principles lie enunciated in ,
, but as a practical guide to J
igislation on the silver question it
lares something to be dciired. Quot>g
from the nassage in which the l'ru- <
lent declares him a friend of all- ?
Br, the Tima ssys it fears that ?
lends of silvor generally will
ot derive much comfort from this I
nguo promite, but it will nevertheless
nconrage hopes that cannot be realmd
and ought not be fostered. l
GOV. M'CQRKLE'S PLEA
that Kicking Democrats Qlvo Him
a Chance for His Life
BEFORE THE HUNTINGTON CtUB.
He Tries to Reconcile Bli Request lbr
a Tariff on Coal With His Democracy,
but Doesn't Satisfy tbe Boy*.
They Accept His "Explanation" Because
Tbey Admire Bis Nerre, but
Fall tr. snn Haw It ExnIaint?Ho
Doesn't Deny Hfs Protection Utterance*
bat Refer* to tho Walker
Tarlfraud Appeal* for Mercy.
Srtdat DUpalch to the hUUIgauxr.
Huntikoiox, W. Va., Sept. 28.?Govarnor
MacCorkle attempted to vindicate
bimieli of certain strictures that bare
been pluced upon hii utterances before
the dtys and means Committee, in tbif
:ity To-night His excellency was led
to place himself deeper in tbe hole, so
to spoak, by the action of the Barnam
lab, the well known organization of
this city, which was about to denounce
him for his protective proclivities,
when the governor asked to be heard
on his own behalf, which privilege was
(ranted hira to-night.
There was a fair attendance present
ivlien Major E. A. Bennett, who presided
at the meeting, introduced .the
rovernor. His defenso was a poor one,
liter making a preliminary statement,
in which ho roasted the Democratio
press of the state for accepting exSpeaker
Reed's talk in preference to
jiving him a show. Everywhere, he
iaid, it bad been heralded in the state
:hat he had joined McKinleyiim, but
lie had been wrongly accused. He
ipoke about thecounty declaring against
aim in the nominating convention, bat
uked fnir treatment. "Instead of past ag
resolutions against lie like waa done
in a aiater city," ?ajd the governor,
'why, give me a chance to vindicate
nyself." He did_ not deny favoring a
aritl on coal before the committee, and
laid the late Hon. John Kenna bad
ought for the same. In faot, MacCorkle
nade a great olea for West Virginia
;oal, bat more of a plea for bis own salration.
He bad a great deal to say regarding
;he Democracy of the MacCorkle famly.
He made little mention of his statenents
before tho committee, but reerred
particularly to the Walker tariff
Jill of 1840, and wntitod it known that
le was yet following in its footsteps.
Republicans present thought hla apeoch N
naicated his leaning for their party, and
;be Democracy to a man almost admired
his nerve but could not lee
* here his expjanation exolained.
At a lata four to-night the governor
ind a number of Baraam Club officials
net, though, in hia visits here, be was
lever very familiar with that organizedon,
and bis followers have organized ~
in opposition club.
The Barnumites say now that thev
ire satisfied with his statement and will
lot fire him from the party.
RIO DOMIMHJDllENT.
.'revlons Report* Corrected?Surprise that
this Coantrj Has Ko News.
Paris, Sept. 28.?A private cable mesage
received in this city from Bio De
Janeiro, and coming from an American
ource, denies the troth of the report
ecelved here to the eflect that the wtrhips
belonging to the squadron comnanded
by Admiral Do Mellos were
ilnnnnH flftAr onaninor fire UDon Bio
Jo Janeiro, by the guns of tho land
orcea at the month of tho harbor. Tho
orta at Rio, according to this dispatch,
tero unable to shell tho rebel ships,
iwing to the position tho latter occutied,
without taking tremendous risks
if dropping shell) into Rio De Janeiro
taelf. Bnt this was not the onlv reason '
rhlch prevented the forts from firing
in the rebel ships; the forts, tho cable , nessaie
received here adds, are almost
mtirely destitute of ammunition, in
Site of the statement cabled here by
e Brazilian government to its agent
n Paris saying the forts had been comiletelv
garrisoned and supplied, and
hat the reason some of the rebel's ships
;ot to sea was because they passed out
jefore the forts were ready to give them
l warm reception.
Continuing, the Rio dispatch says
hat the forts never tried a shot at the
ebel's ships for fear of hurting friends
ind damaging property, and because
he little ammunition they have is
heir magaxlnes is held in reserve in
riew of a possiblo attack upon the forts
hemselves.
The inhabitants of Rio De Janeiro
loped and are still hoping for foreign jj .
ntervention in their favor, and the
lommanders of the foreign war ships
ire said to have been frequently apjealed
to on the subject, with no den*
ilte result, though the report has ''J,
eaohed here that the foreign ships
iavo intervened in favor of Rio D*
raneira.
Some surprise is expressed here at
he fact that the United States governnent
has not vat received accurate
tews from Rio, especially as it Is
innounced here that the orulssr
/harleston has reached that port.
People here believe the United Slates
overnment wonld be able to obtain )
lews trom Rio when any other governnent
would be unable to do so.
Lo.vdo.y, Sept 28.?A private cable
nessage received here this afternoon
ays that the rebel fleet resumed the
lombardment of Rio De Janeiro this
norning.
Cholera at Hamburg.
Haxbdbo, Sept. 28.?Four new> cases
if cholera ana ono death from^hat
lisease were reported toKliy.*-'
Steamsbip^fews.
Baranuuvcf, Sept 28.?Arrived?
-alin, New York. /
Quimarrowx, 8ept 28.?Arrived?
iritannia, Now York.
Wutliw Vomait for To-daj.
For Wort Virginia, Watera FeauTtanla and
)hio. jcnerafty jalr: >lisbtljr warper in wait- SM
ru Hew York aaa extnms MrthMftera Ohio;
lortierljr vrlndj becoming variable.
nit Turuurcu iwmiuT,
s (nnltbtd by c. Saunrr~4rugffUt oorasr
isiku udFourtMolh uraels.
J a. in ? Up.i? a
t a. m_ si flp.m rt
2 m.? ... 71 I fle?iM*-ralr.

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