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VOLUME XXXIX
* AUCTION J»AfcE Op WATCHES, DIA.TTONDS, JEMKMIY, Ac.
fHE GRIAT AUCTION SALES
OF TUB BAWKIIITPT BTOOIC
51. KKONBEUGr, Wholesale Jeweler,
Continues THIS DAY at 167 STATE-ST,
WATCHES, diamonds, jewelry
SILVER AND PLATED WAKE. ’
FLERSHEIM, BARKER & CO., Auot’rs.
i*UOI»OSAI.>.
Fuel Supply.
e>.icd will h«rcc«lrntl hr Hie Committee
»ml supplies of tfifl Hoard of Kiltirnflon. at
J“ Jffl at “aid hoiirJ. H 3 Fifth avenue, itp tu noon of
w!rfrfp£i»r. the ai*t ln«r.. for ttie lupplyof furl ru-
JftSK fjr ilVoful.llc Schools of Urn Hry of Ohlcairo.
s?Mhp iciuon commencing Sept. I, 1870. nmi ending
J&l, IWA u f0,10W,!
Jlant Coal, Larue and Small Ego,
2,000 tons, more or less.
Hunt Coal, Range or Store, 250 tons,
more or less,
Erie or Briar Jllll Coal, 2,000 tons,
more or less,
laurel JIIU or Vttlslmvg Coal, 1,500
ions, more or less,
pine Slabs, 100. cords, more or less,
Uaple Wood, dry,ls cords, more or
less, • *•'
All furl lo be of the host qualify of Ua reipectlro
Mud. rid ilir. coal lo bo well scrccni'd end freed Imr
dai*. SsM fuel to be delivered at thn several ncmnl
building*. m midi quantities mul at men time* between
ihi! lit «t*y of September,' IB7u. and Ibo Ist day of Mar,
l>eu, *i m*v be ordered by tbu building and Supply
ip.ni uf the hoard.
All real delivered to bo weighed on public scale* by a
Iterated etiy wululicr. at ilia expense of tbu parties fur*
nitltfnjr the name. Payment to be made from tho ap*
Empruliom lor JH7l>, anil only on surrenderor inch
vcuber'i certificate. proper)v Indorsed by the I’rlnel*
til In charge, or Janitor of tho building at which tho
time I* delivered. . . . ...
proposal* tulw made BCDarale for each kind of fuel
iripilrnl. and to Iw addressed to tho chairman of Iho
Commute" on Janitor* mid Supplies, Indtimid ••Tro
ut,si for Tuel." The Committee reicrvo the .right to
njrct any or all proposals, at tholr discretion.
ibc partin' whese proposal n.ny be niM uptcd will bo
rrofllreil lo enter Into a written contract mid bond,
mill tulildeuisureties, for the faithful performance of
theaaiuc. P. A. HOVNIi,
M. K. STONE,
WM. VOCKK.
Committee on Janitors and Supplies.
Chicago. May lb, la7d.
WffleffaaM
FOR
SCHOOL SITES.
The Committee on Buildings and Orottndi of tho
Bosrdof Education will receive proposals for the aatu
to the City u( Chicago of lots having u frontage ot from
150 to 200 Feet, by Not Less
Than 100 to 125 Feet in
Depth,
IK THE VICINITF OP *>
State and Indlana-sts,, and
Ohio-sU aml Western-av,
addressed lo tho Chairman of Com •
phieoon ilofldlDßs and Grounds, Indorsed "Proposals
ttr bcliuul bites on . ■ street," and dell verod ul
iiii-oßlcoot the Uimrd. m Flfth-av., on or before uooq
utWcOncaday, tho amiuit. v “
cun. iiotz:
PIIII, A.-lIOYNR, *
.. A. C. IIAUTLK’IT,
man. »„fB! u °° ““ u “ llal "B-
PKOIMISAIjN FOR HEAD*
MONKS FOR BOLDIKIIS* OUAVE*.
_ War Übpaiitmbnt. )
Qt'ATKBXASTKIM)IINICnAI.'» OmoS. V
WASjiixqroff. u,c., March ai, ibto. f
,„“r r? D^P oß ?'*- In triplicate, ore hereby luvllcd for
lornUhliic ne*aiiioiic« for Soldier*' ttrave*. In private,
jClue-Aiiddlycemelerlc*. na provided ta'theVawap
«nrtct-tcbru&rj,a ’ of wto «cl» tho following Is *u
r«.‘Vi': , iU b l 8 . of w * r Ifliewby authorized to
0. 1 . .?H..*.l one * 0 J«T 1,10 Braves of luldlm who served
dB l r , u /) u,U M lce . r r ‘> ni| vof tliu United Status
burled iiS r .il r ,i i U Union, and who havo been
or cltycemotcrlo*. m ilia
MmemsnacraiiiroTldedby tholnw of Marcli :l I«TA
'I J l ' Interred In National Military Cemeteries."
ni i^ u .h ,er !P ,HJ /urolshcd Is estimated at 17. -
?iedb^fi n S.!. l s'J ,<,u *‘; r lW n « ,n the standard
tu«!i?»..?J^» cri! i t,rjf of ,\ Vor « ana blank forms of pro
bo had on application In Person or by letter
S !?.• hochwcll. A. O. M..U. S. A., luchanru
6 kwV m Washing on. I». C. B
»fc{ui tnu oiJlre. ,e l,CO(1 » tOH « «be furuUhed can bo
* ***& Bnd roMolfnt
considered, except for
tcaMon* Wbt tllorble < ot grades named in the s|koci*
,n K, ! ed envelopes and
D . A .
LEOAL,
or mi:
►J l*Alllij ii DANVILLE IUILKOAU COMPANY.
Circuit Court of Vermillion County, State
of Illinois.
Hiram Sanford ct al. ,
'■"'•mavrao Knrnu comp..,. J 0
laalab 11. Johnson,
»*«* * banrllio Itamoad Company ct at. S Cr ° M blli *
bvluid 1 H 0001 ? 1 ,n Chancery to*
t«»ef a serrHn'mJ}i rt ’, t ere iy R l vc# notice that, by vir
hid Court in e ?h? d S, rdlir maila and entered ui
A WH l«rin “{wve cutulqd cau»c at thu Special
ttsnlnete*Bu/.ii'ir ,a # w, ,^ ~u w, *l. on Thursday,
JWiii o fMiadi» d y J^ ue . < A - U. lH7o,ail-J o'clock
tanered and iV 10 kxehango btleiruuma, No. one
i , i*« 0 i ( i ouuMei uf Vennllltoo, Edgar!
»»I<l stale!Yn an n!!»m a J’ rr,, . 0C0 *. tO , l-awreiicovllle, la
Rud. toSjiheV £?M. hU H dr . od . " nd Uirc# mlleaof rail
iroundi 1 road.w } 1 .V rl «ht-of*way, itillnga. depot
M «k. tooia •npetilructurea, rolling,
futile*, »„A contract*, right*.
Wloo^iil/to U tp * nd * ll other property
jo* luaila raiin.id ,e * * n cluaintr tho coat land* belong
*n VeniiiinSnn, *!??} y * .Mtuatod near DauvlHu.
Utlnola, conaliilna of about
rtlrwry, “Ivo ,lV lrt . y Bcr , cj * 0/*w). With (he ma
«« Mine 0 hau* r ’ l * u , l ’ #J»de<|ulpmeot belonging to
piuTiaed ii» , l ~c « “ >“"d« and enulpmeutT u
Lit b« nfrt*i d , dtcree and order of aalo, will
Md pmpeJtv „nr^“; p l ir f t ‘ ,, i r ‘ Uien the railroad
? ;l ‘he wC5^ rtul ™ ln * t . lo ll * B •*'««. then
aa au entirety, and will
l»ilarger.iiluni.^ w *£M > ? e,,liru Property will acll for
IfM Uiui *tw?. u l.nr. i ßald Sporty wlli not bu mid for
r«tf tnouawid n n rtQ lb,,u »*no dollar* (SCUJ.OU)),
V SL*® "Ji
Ih'Portlou Ay.i 'SS. 1 ? 0 haymunta aball be In inch
crt f Iball bear p i n r !i^ , . u . lI J OOe V each parcel of
*»Uf* trubcriv* * r L°.i l .*° tuUi Purchaao money of thu
HPf»iacm«S'i 2j I ji?, ,d b r opcnr will bo aold without
y Ibiaola cotuirHni # J b h cl tot,l ° ** w< nf tbsUtato
rrUl “ rKIU of rodeil| Pdoa from
!ll l dd e J e n C ® l I T^ d or fled by the Special Maaler
w,,h blm *«» thouaand
jU. aad If the waif i, Muro ,ho BOOd faith of the
'»blcliarS*i d i! ,u^cclA ® ailauma legally duo
i l J 1 ffed »oi(j U n»iia iu utK * n the pruiieny hereby
feaSsPr asr aS
aiSaSSw fijptiaa a is
Mid i»le Upou conflrma
t.tluu,u‘d d“llari X »*».*» bun-
K £r' c '!i ,KS-V..IS SZSK &
UifoV/Mdelanj^? ll ®“5 1 J I Mld la accordance with Die
Payment of purchuu money.
wllU-»cLur« 7. . 1 a ll sJ* aalu atld baeclal
fa«h,*c r »h,“!S fnd d,-liver adued to the purchaacr
Wtirnuei premlaea. Vuribar pruvlaioiu at
M Uuaout asioT lU 110 mtd * kaown ** lhe dpuclal
_ , JAB. A. EAI)8.
.Special Muter la Chan
JJWWJLLANEOUI,
’Utkory Fiou r Barrel Hoops
„ r Au(l Hickory Poles for Bale.
E'UKJVUH CLOCKS, niU»N/K!S. Utc-
. rtofi.STATE&mm£STS.CHICAGO.
OPPBH
RARE BARGAINS
I3ST
French Clocks,
Real Bronzes,
Mantel Ornaments,
Fancy Goods, &c.
PLEASE EXAMINE.
to am.
T o Rent,
IH TBIBUHE BUILDING,
Two very desirable Fire-
Proof Offices on second
floor, and one on third
floor. Apply to
WM. C. BOW,
8 Tribune Building.
DESIRABLE LOFTS FOR RENT,
T ,ThoThlnUndFm.Hh Floors of the New and Elegant
Hulldinu 10.1 and 105 lienrborn-si. t they ore very liigh
• n il "team power amt heat cmditcam elevator,
■'id they will.be rented at a low price.
REMOVALS.
REMOVAL..
WITKOWSKY
& APFELD,
INSURANCE AGENTS,
HAVE MOVED TO
174LaSa3Ie-st.
REMOVAL.
GROMMES
& ULLRICH
Havo removed to thnlp Now and Spacious
Btores,8tores,
Nos. 174 & 176 East Madison-sl.,
Between LaSolle-st. and Plt'th-av,
NOTIOK.
. The oHlccsof the STATE STEAMSHIP COMPACT
have ticcn removed lu 160 |{undulph-si. I’ntaenuer* fur
turuoo will take notice. jab. WAKUACK.
General Western Manager.
UUNBIVKMM CAItDS,
Kstnblislicil 1840.
jomTones,
Hois
Cleaning
119 Dcarborn-st.,
HAS THE
BEST FACILITIES
In the city fur
Gleaning and Repairing
Gentlemen's Clothing.
AI.TEIIING and 111 N'DINO
done In a WOUUMAN-LIKU
manner.
LOWEST PIHCBS conilit
oni wllli uooi) work.
IBOOI* nACRHVEIIY.
Hoop Machinery,
For tho manufacture of HALF
HOUND Hoops of all sizes. Tho
only invention of its kind. Ma
chines can bo soon at 28 South Oa
nal-st., Chicago.
OPTICIANS,
IMpE QEIfSIAK]
HNAIVOIAIi,
MONEY TO LOAN
ON IMPROVED CITY PROPERTY AT
CURRENT RATES.
MEAD A COE. HDLaSalle-lt.
MONEY to LOAN
On rino Wuldics ami Diamonds
At one-half brokers' rate*. City KrrJp bought.
. IL LAI'NDEIt. Private Hanker,
Hooms a anti u. iguilandolpb-at. K.ubll.heJ IBW.
Real Estate Loans
On Chicago Improved Property mado at lowcit current
ratoaby llAlim* lIIIAIM.EV,
■ Uoum 17. oo Lattalle-at.
NOTltii:,
Final Notice to tho Ilohlurn of
Boiklh of tho Northern Pacific
Railroad Company.
Under the plan of I!conranlxatliiD. rat I Hod by (ho de
cree of the Court, the tlmu lit which Hondliuldcrs
•Jjuuid bo allowed to participate in the li ueflU of thu
flan, hythe converiluit of Honda into I'rcfcrrvd muck,
wu kit to the dUeretlon of Urn PurcnaaliiK Commit
leu. More than three years havtuu {xuaetT nUiua thU
?luht,waa idveii. and mure than nin«'ieniluruf the
iJonuholderahavinir converted their Honda, the Com
mittee. dealruua of cloaluti thuir labor*, hereby u|ve
“*Jtleu that the rißht of couvvrtlmr Honda and recclvlnir
jrvtorred Block will lurtulualu on the both day of June,
Circulars giving Information bow the conversion U
p»*do cut Ut bod m thu utUco of tlio Northern FoelQo
Co.. Ko. aamifAV., New York.
Tun original itock will ho exchanged for nock under
Uio Flan up to Uio Mine time.
Ki.cimmcK niLi.iNdu,
l>ec. 18. 1878. Cltalrmnpi’urclitoiiigCvujUiUUie.
THURSDAY. MAY 15, 1879-TWELVE PAGES.
WASHINGTON.
Democrats Still Communing
Secretly Among Them
selves.
The Firo-EatersNow Discreetly
Kept in the Back
ground.
A Disposition Shown to lot tlio
Army Bill Go by the
Board;
While the Legislative Bill WiU Be
Passed in Its Present
Shape j
And, if Vetoed, the Best Terms
Possible Will Be
Made.
Tlio House Engaged All Day on
tlio Silver Coinage
Hill. '
While the Senate Is Still Hanr
muring at the Legislative
Bill.
Democrats In Hiah Dudgeon at Certain
Apt Suggestions from Senator
Edmunds.
Tho Printing Bureau Unable to Supply
tho Demand for Refunding
Certificates.
TALKING IT OVER.
DEMOCRATS TimHfl TO AGREE UPON SOMETHING.
Special Dltpalcfi to Tht Tribune*
Washington, D. C., May 14.— I The Democratic
managers arc still couductlmramonglhcmßclvea
quiet consultations with a view of virtually de
ciding upon some general line of action before
risking n formal caucus discussion. It becomes
more noticeable each day that tbc men who have
hitherto expressed tho most extrema views arc’
restraining themselves, and seem to bo under
some general Influence, for tho purpose
of preventing bo far as possible wlmt has con
tributed so much toward tho difficulties of the
Democratic situation. One of the most promi
nent Democrats in Congress expressed tho opin
ion to-day that tbc drift of sentiment in the par
ty was toword an absolute refusal to pass the
Army bill under any circumstances. lie did net
think that the party could afford to yield a par
ticle Upon that bill.
In regard to
the legislative hill,
ho thought it would ho Impossible to bring the
majorltyl of the parly to modify its political
sections In any degree until the bill hod first
coho to the Executive In Us present shape, tho
desired object being to placo the President In'
tho position of vetoing this particular legisla
tion. After tho veto, this gentleman thought,
that tho political sections of tho bill would bo
modified, by providing that Deputy Marshals,
us well as Supervisors, nhould be taken equally
from each of tho political parlies. Hu also
thought It would be decided to Introduce finally
Into the Legislative Lilian Itemized statement
of purposes for which the appronrlutlou which
is now used to cover the expense of Supervisors
and Marshals should ho paid, and
EXCLUDING ALLTIIBI'AYI'OU MAUBIIALB.
In reference to tho length of tlic session, the
drift of opinion among thu managers appears to
be that It will lust until (heist of July at least.
The friends of the. President believe that If on
adlournment should take place without provid
ing for the army, ho would not wait until late
In tho season, as on tho occasion of tho first
failure of thu Army bill, but that he would im
mediately reassemble Congress, and continue
to hold It here until the uucossitlcs of tho army
aro provided for.
Tho Democrats are still considering the pro
priety of preparing a formal reply to tho Presi
dent's vetoes, and
TWO PLANS OV PKOOBBDIKO
arq under advisement. The first Is to havo it
emanate from tho Judiciary Committees of tho
two bodies, umisond It to thu country; ami,tho
second Is to havo a joint address prepared un
der thu rule which provides that when tho Sen
ate uml House of Representatives shall judge it
proper to make a joint address to tho President
It shall be presented to him in his audfcnco
chamber by tbo President of thu Senate In thu
presence of the Speaker and both Houses. As
yet no formal steps have been taken lu this
dlrcllon.
TTIBRB APB SIGNS
Id Uio IToaso Appropriatluns Committee which
are not without signilicaiu.'u as bearing upon thu
question of pure nnd sltnplo appropriation bills
being passed before adjournment. Mr. Felton,
In a meeting of that Committee, stated today
that,so far os ho was concerned, ho thought Unit
this contest had proceeded far enough, and that
tho attempted political legislation should not
fur tiio rest ot thu session complicate thu Ap
propriation bills. U(s believed tlwt .Mr. Wells,
of this Committee, will act with Mr. Felton.
Mr. Felton announced that Alexander 11.
Stephens and Mr. Bpccr, of ills own State, held
this view with him. It has also been announced
that Mr. Tollman, of South Carolina, occupied
tho samo position, and, In fact, so numerous uru
tno Indications of yielding In this direction that
the metremo men Id thu House aro beginning to
admit that If tho Appropriation bills can bo
regularly reported free from political legislation
they will certainly pass.
TUTS I/ISQIBr,ATIVE lIIT.Ti.
tbstbiiday’s talk in tub sbnatb.
ttvtelal Dltua:c.\ to The TVl&ime.
Washington! D. 0., May 14.—The Senate fln
lulled It* formal consideration of Urn Legislative
Appropriation bill to-day, with tlio exception of
(lie political.sections, which were Informally
passed over to permit dUcusstou on that por
tion of the measure. Senator Kcroau spoke for
two hours In reply 10 Cookllotc’s great speech.
The present prospect Is that this aobato will bo
a prolonged one, os thirteen tienotors have al
ready given notice of their Intention to speak.
It is expected that Thurman and Hock will oc
cupy the entire session to-morrow.
Senator Morrill to-day tried to amend the
tlauuo wltlcp provides for the application of the
$1,000,000 reserve heretofore held for the re
demption of fractional currency to the payment
of arrears of pension claims, by moving to in
sert the words, “if necessary,“ after the direc
tion to the Secretary of the Treasury, so that
the latter wight apply this fund or not,
AT UIB OPTION.
This proportion cavo rise lu considerable de
bate, tu wblclt Mr. Heck and others of tbu Dem
ocrats took occasion to belabor Secretary SUer
tnau tu their hearts’ content. Mr. i’addoek
stated that Mr. Sherman had to-day Informed
him that the present measure would not hasten
the payment of those pensions by a
single day. Mr. Pendleton asked rather ex*
L-itcdly where the conversation had occurred.
Mr. Paddock replied that it had Ukeo place in
the cloak room. Mr. Pendleton Ada this Illus
trated what ho had charged a few weeks ago,
when ho Introduced the hill to authorise mem
hern of the Cabinet to luve season the floor of
the Senate to the end tlmt they ftileht answer
INQUIRIES FOIt DEPARTMENTAL INFORMATION.
Here, then, the Secretary of the Treasury had
come Into the Senate to-day and unofllcially
Riven Information to a member which was con
tradictory to bla last official communication on
said subject. Ho was very much opposed to
this hack-dour business, and should take the
Urat opportunity to press hls bill to Its passage.
Mr. Edmunds gravely suggested that this
might have been done by attaching It os a rider
to the Legislative Appropriation bill. Then, If
the House disagreed to It, the. Senate could re
fuse to pass any appropriation until It tmd come
to terms, or, In case the two Houses agreed,
they could easily coerce Die President.
Mr. Voorhccs took this sally la high dudgeon,
and not only scolded Mr. Edmunds severely for
a gratuitous insult to the Democrats, hut made
n vigorous onslaught ao the common enemy,
John Sherman. The latter, ho'said, had come
into the Senate to-day to electioneer in his own
Interest, ills visit was a surreptitious one, to
which ho wanted to enter his solemn protest.
TUB BBNATB. I
■it) IM ir«lm» AnooUilid Prut,
Washington, I). 0., May 14»—Consldcrallon
wan resumed of tlio Legislative, Executive, ami
Juleial Appropriation bill. All parts of Hie bill
were oasicd upon with the exception of what Is
knowu ns the legislative porllon, which appro*
prlutcs *2,800,000 for defraying the expenses of
the Judiciary and fixing the pay of jurors, and
providing how they shall be selected, repealing
the test ontli and also ul) of Bee, 2,031, Hevlscd
Statutes, except so much thereof ns relates to
the pay of Supervisors of Elections and all
other sections and laws authorizing the op*
•polnlmcnt of Chief Supervisors of Elections,
Special Deputy Marshals of Elections, or Uen*
oral Deputy Marshals having any duties to per*
form In respect to any election, mid prescribing
their duties uud powers, uud allowing them com*
pcnsatlon.
MR. EERNAN
advocated a repeal of the test oath for jurors,
and spoke onanist the use of the army at elec*
lions. He said the courts have recently decided
Unit no juror can bo required to criminate him
self by admitting his participation In the re
bellion, as per Bee. 830, but Bee. 821 Is more ob
jectionable, as It reposes lu Judges, even such
a Judge as some time ago Issued the notorious
midnight orders lo Louisiana, a discretion al
most unlimited In excluding those connected
even most remotely with persons In the He
hellion. This statute practically results In ex
cluding the best people of curtain scctlmisfrcm
the Jury-box, thus deploratily degrading that
Important part of the admluislraUon of justice
by throwing It Into the handsbf
IGNORANT AND INCOMPETENT MEN.
It was a farce to appropriate .'money to admin
ister justice hi such a one-sided manner.
Passing to the clauses In regard to Marshals
and Supervisors, Mr. Kernuu spoke of increas
ing the power thrown Idto the hands of the
Federal Government by Its Immense patronage,
.mid bv Us authority to use the army to suppotl
United States officers at Congressional elec
tions, and the dangers to bo apprehended lucre
from.
Alluding to Senator Wlndoro’s remark that
free fraud mid free mobs arc dear to the Demo
crats, Mr. Kcrnau deplored the spirit In which
the assertions were made, and repelled them as
baseless. The Democrats held dear the old
Ideas of faithfulness to constitutional princi
ples.
Ho then proceeded to
DEPEND THE DEMOCRATIC PAUTT
from the attacks of his colleague,' and pained'
Democrats who were elated Governors, but
not by thugs and 1 thieves. First, William L.
Murcv.
Mr. Morrill inquired ’ whether this was the
Murcy woo declared that to the victors belong
the spoils!
Mr. Kenton replied It was doubtless a joke,
but no mun In New York, Kepuldlcan or Demo*
oral, but would any Unit Morey woo a patriotic
uml honest man.
Mr. Kernnn next named Silas Wright and Ho
rnllo|3oymour, wtio could not go into any assent*
blugo without being greeted vylth applause; also
Hodman. Tililun, and Uoblnson. For forty years
New Yurie has had honest, zealous men and
Democrats Tor Governors, and yet the people
were asked to believe that the Democratic purtv
want fraud,violence, ami rutllanlsm ut the pulls.
Mr. Morrill asked whether this was
THE SAMS TII.DCN
who bad not oaid Ida Income taxi
Air. Kcrnan replied in the aillrmattvc, hut
that ho had heard that tho Government had
failed to make a ease.
Mr. Eaton Inquired whether this was not the
sumo Tllden who was elected President, but was
cheated out of iheolllce?
Mr. Kernau replied that ho was tho same man
whom the majority of the people believed was
elected, and who would clean out the Augean
stables in the Union ns ho had the peculations
in New York. Thu Democrats thought thev
were beaten by a dishonest count. It was not
true, ns had been said by bis colleague, Unit
the Democrats want certain laws ruoealcd be
cause with the retention of these laws they
could not hope fur success. As for himself
(ICernan), he wauic*! nothing but honest nnd
peaceful elections, and so It was with his parly.
Hut the Democrats could cam* the State of
New York. They carried it In *71,’715,” *7O, nnd
’77, and carried It by fair elections, Tho Demo
crats carried the Slate, too, In 1870, when Hall
man was elected a second time. They could
carry the State again by fair means.
Mr. Kcrnun, In conclusion, reviewed tho con
duct of the Supervisors of election, Including
that of Davenport, arguing that
TUB LAW WAS UANOBUOUS,
whatever party might be in power, and contend
ing it would be u great wrong to subject Ameri
can citizens to the arbitrary oppressions to which
it subjected them
Mr. Thurman obtained the door, and will ad
dress tho Senate to-morrow.
On muliou of Mr. (Jordon, it was resolved that
the Secretary of the Treasury bo directed to in
form the Semite us to the liability of the States
for direct taxes under the law of August, 18(51,
and tho net amendatory thereof.
Mr. Seek moved aa amendment to the legis
lative, Executive, and Judicial appropriation
bill, namclv: In order to provide fot dm speedy
payment of arrearages of pensions, Uie Secre
tary of the Treasury is authorized and directed
to issue immediately In parment thereof that
portion of tho 910,000,000 hi legal-tender cur
rency now In the Treasury kept as a special fund
for the redemption of fractional currency, etc.
There Is now over $8,000,000 remaining of the
fund.
Mr. Heck, during bis remarks in favor of the
amendment, sold thn Beeretary of llio Treasury
hud increased the public debt, aud had by the
payment of double interest
FA YOKED TUB 110NDU0LDBK8.
Mr. Paddock said that ha bod a conversation
this morning with Uic Secretory, who expressed
the opinion that a diversion of Uiu money re
served for thu redemption of fractional cur
rency would not hasten the payment of thu
arrears of pensions a single dav, as ho was pre
pared to pav them from tlmu to time os thu
necessary papers were prepared. If it was pro
posed to usu Urn money In OuhaU of soldiers'
arrears of pensions, Uiu plea was forced, so far
us thu Beeretary was concerned, ami thu rcliuo
tlons upon him were, therefore, not warranted
by his conduct.
Mr. Heck said he was not making any particular
charge against thu Secretary.
Mr. Paddock replied that thu Senator had
ma«*u charges in every breath against llio Secre
tary, who had carried out tils policy with won
derful BUCCCIS.
Air. Heck said no doubt the Secretary was a
great man, and might tu a greater one.
Mr. Paddock remarked that the Secretary had
done his duty, and was entitled to fair treat
ment und a meed of praise.
Mr. Heck said thu Secretary of the Treasury
had somo time ago stated that (hero would bu a
deficit of 9-11,000,(XX), und therefore li was neces
sary to limit Urn arrears of pensions to 125,000,-
000, is in the net of March B,IbTO. - It appeared
(hat, in view of this statement, and to provide
for tim emergency, lie asked for authority to Is
sue 918.000,000 of 4 per cent bonds’, ’rite amend
ment which ho (Heck) bad tillered was designed
to use the money belonging to Uie people In
stead of issuing bonds, thus diminishing Uiu de
flclt to Umt extent. If 910,000.000 were owing,
the 925,000,000 heretofore appropriated
COULD NOT UU DIVIDED PUO UATA,
and some must bu'favored; therefore, means
should bu provided U> pay them all. The hccre
tnry was doing a great many things wrong, and
he ought to understand that bo roust obey the
law.
Mr. Morrill moved an amendment to the pend
ing amendment, ao licit the Secretary might
use the money, u lf necessary,” In lieu of posi
tive direction to do so. He said the Funding
act was executed according to law, and that the
Secretary had oild no more Interest than he
was warranted in doing.
Mr. Ingalls said the Secretary hold4o per cent
of the legal-tender notes for the purpose of
maintaining resumption, which, with the amount
reserved for the redemption of fractional cur
rency, mode $145,000,000, which waa In excess
of what was shown to bo
AN AVAILABLE BALANCE.
Tlie retention of tills *lO per cent was arbitrary
and without warrantor law'. Ho would put In
circulation the money now lying idle.
Mr. Teller said the Secretary of the Treasury
on the 12th of February merely declared that
there would be a deficiency, and suggested
whether It would not he bettor to Issue bonds
than to lake money from the Treasury.
Mr. Paddock understood the Secretory to toy
that he could pay 52.000,000 a month to meet
tlie demands of the reunion Ilurcau.
Mr. Pendleton did not design to ask a ques
tlon not entirely proper, but If the Senator had
no objection ho should like to know when and
where the Senator had the conversation with tlie
Secretary.
Mr. Paddock had no objection to state that ho
met the Secretary In the cloak-room 10-day and
asked him questions about the payment of ar
rearages of pensions. The reply rtf the Secreta
ry confirmed his Impressions, aua saved him
from the necessity of going to tlie oflleo of the
Scciclary to acquire (he Information.
Mr. Pendleton replica that the lost communi
cation lie knew of from the Secretary was on
the 12th of February, In which tin made the
statement that In order to pav tlie arrears of
pensions there must be either additional taxes
or sale of bunds.
Mr. Paddock—ls IhcScnalorprcpored to state
that the condition of the Treasury is now exact
ly as Si was then I
Mr. Pendleton replied that If there was any
change In the condition of the Treasury it ought
to have been made ollldallv by the Secretary,
and not to a .Senator in tin; cloak-room. It only
shows that olllelat communications are nut so
clear and authoritative to u Senator os they
would be to the Senate, and hence tlie groat
Peuelit that would be derived from personal ex
planations to this body as proposed In the bill
recently Introduced by him. He wasin lavor of
appropriatin'' the fund reserved for the redemp
tion of fractional currency for Uie payment of
the arrears of pensions.
Mr. Paddock remarked that the Senator had
Intimated that the Secretary had come upon
this floor for the purpose of Influencing legisla
tion. It was right In him to ask questions of
tlie Secretary, and it was right for him to
answer them, os It was right that he (Paddock)
should communicate the answer to the Senate.
Mr. Pendleton fluid he did not question the
right of the Secretary to come here and coo
verso with the Senator from Nebraska.
A SUGGESTION,
Mr, Edmunds suggested that the Senator
from Ohio move his bill (requiring the Secre
tary to appear hero and answer questions), os
an amendment to the pending appropriation
bill, uml toll the President that the operations
of the Govuromeut shall not go on until he ap
proved It.
Mr. Pendleton said If the Senator from Ver
mont would vote for his bill ho would offer it
immediately.
Mr. Edmunds replied that his suggestion was
In the direction of reform as inaugurated on the
other side.
Mr. Pendleton said he could not consider sug
gestions from Uie Senator ou matters of such
public Importance.
Mr. Edmunds remarked that be had made his
suggestion fur the bencllt of his friends on the
other side.
Mr. 1 endleton (in his seat)—■ JVrneo Danaot.
Mr. Voorheea said that Hits morning he saw
the Secretary of the Treasury circulating lu this
chamber. If this cloak-room mid back-door In
fluence was to prevail the sooner the bill of the
Senator from Ohio was passed the belter. This
surreptitious way of coming In was beneath con
tempt. If a member of the Cabinet was not
willing to take the full measure of responsibil
ity, let him keep away. They did not want him
to in me and go in thU manner. When he
(Voorheea) was a member of the House ho saw
the Secretary of the Treasury (Fessenden) con
versing with members ou uulille business, but
who left the hail when It was proposed that he
give to the House what he was peddling over
the floor, and now the Senate should resent the
offense of the Secretary of the Treasury who
sought to
EXKItT IUOK-OOOR INFLUENCE
Yosterduv the Senate hod voted to apply the
idle money to the ooyment of pensions, and to
day the soft, velvety step ol the Secretary of
the Treasury was heard white he passed, drum
ming up recruits. Let not the Senator from
Vermont jeer ut the bill of the Senator from
Ohio.
Mr. Edmunds anld the Senator from Indiana
misunderstood him, lie dm not jeer ut the
Senator’s hill. He hud culled attention to it as
a measure of reform, and suggested that if it
was us great us (lie Senator thought it to be, it
should be put upon this hill in order to secure its
passage, ami then I In* House should he told that
If they did not think that way, no appropria
tions to cum- on (he Government Simula he
made until ft was passed. Thu wheel would
revolve faster on the outside H you attach fur
ther reforms to it, so the President and others
could nut fad to be swept into the current.
Mr. Vooriiees replied that there was not a
single rider to tho bill but what called for an
appropriation of money to carry it out. The
Democrats said to the Itepublicans, •* If you
want to use the army to interlore with elec
tions, wc do not want (o appropriate money for
Its support, if yon say you want the army to
swarm at Urn polls, we don’t want to tax the
people for that purpose, nor do we waul to tax
the people for supporting Supervisors to act o&
spies mid detectives on honest voters.”
Mr. Vooriiees repeated that the suggestion
that tliu Pendleton bill should be attached to
appropriation.bill was a Jeer.
Mr. Edmunds said he agreed with the {senator
in not wanting the army employed to prevent
honest men from voting, but ho
mu not no with the sbnatoii
In not using tho army when other means bad
failed to protect the honest man and election
oMlcers against thugs, assassins, and red-shirted
b inds, who would again undertake to over
throw the people at the polls.
Mr. Vooriiees—Who Is to ho judge?
Mr. Edmunds—So fur us my vote is con
cerned, 1 mo the Judge.
Mr. Vooriiees—So am I. The Senator Inti
mated that I was In favor of free lights at the
pulls. I hope he will suv tliat he did not mean'
to ear so.
Air. Edmunds—l accent, with due humility,
the rebuke from my friend from Indiana, who
Intimated Unit wo favored Interfcrcuco at Uiu
polls at Urn point of Hie havoncl,
Mr. .Morrill’s nmcndmeiit was theu rejected,
and Mr. Heck’s agreed to.
After oxccaUro session, adjourned.
TUTS STfiYKR Tills&.
ANIMATED DISCUSSION.
SofruU Wmtteb to Tno 'iViSuna.
Wasiiinoton, 1). C., May IE— I The House
discussed the Silver tdll another day. The lead*
Ini’ speech in opposition to It was made by Col.
Fort, of-Illinois. Ills views are entitled to
special consideration from the fact that he, as a
strom: supjwjrter of Uic .Standard Bllvcr Dollar
bill, secs In tills measure, aiaonit other things,
mi attempt to repeal Uiu Standard Silver Dollar
Jaw. Thu following are Uiu points of obJccUou
to the bill from his standpoint: First, there Is
no necessity of changing Uic denominations of
Uiu gold pieces. There is no dissatisfaction with
thu existing lorms of these nieces. Second, thu
bill In Its present shape oilers inducements to
the influx of bullion from all parts of Uiu world,
and would
FLOOD TUB UNITED STATES Wlfll CHEAP SJL
VBII UULI.ION, ,
to tbo advantage of Uiu bullion-holder and the
speculators.
' Mr. Fort Held that no more ingenious plan
could bo devised In the Interest of the Hank
of England, or of August Heimont, or of
any large bullion-speculators, and if It was
known'that the law was to pass thu bullion-deal
ers throughout Uiu world could make millions
pf money by means of It. The Iren coinage
proposcu by this bill was dangerous. There are
many of the features of tha bill to which he
made objection, especially for the reason that
they propose merely cumulative IcglslaUon,
■s laws covering the came points are now on Uiu
stotute-book.
TUB BTHONOBHT POINT OF QUJBOTION
raised tu the bill was Unit It repeals the tiilver
act of 1878, because It provides that hereafter
there shall he no coins fabricated on Govern
ment account of a smaller denomination
than sl.
Col. Fort propoted two Important amend
ments, which, If adopted, will constitute prac
trlcally a new bill. The first provide* Hint the
owners of silver bullion may deposit it In quan
tities of twenty ounces and over at any mint at
its market value,not exceeding par, and receive
in exchange standard silver dollars,—the silver
bullion to be coined into standard silver dollars.
The second and most Important amendment
relates to the silver certificates. It provided
that the owners of bullion might deposit
AT TUB ACTUAL MARKET VALUE,
and receive certificates tu the extent of that
value In United States legal-tender notes, the
certificates not to be Issued lu excess of the
amount of coin and bullion In the Treasury, and
to be redeemable on demand or on call In stand
ard silver dollars, mid to be receivable fur cus
toms dues, and to bo computable as part of the
lawful-mopoy reserve of the National banks.
One curious circumstance connected with
Fort’s speech was tlmt Warner, of Ohio, who
Ims charge of the bill, and who is, to say the
least, on Intense enthusiast upon the subject,
Interrupted Fort tweuty-two times, and Injected
as many little speeches Into his argument.
Warner, as the manager of the bill, has proved
himself to bo
AN IRREPRBSSIDLB ENTHUSIAST.
Gen. Ewing followed In a harangue in favor of
the bill, scarcely less enthusiastic than that of
Warner himself. There was In Ewing’s speech
tho usual clap-trap about tho money-holder, the
bondholder, and all the {verbal paraphernalia
usual In an Ohio Greenback-Democratic stunip
spcccli.
Tlso House adjourned pending a motion to lay
the bill and the amendments on the table. It is
not probable that thitt motion will carry, and
the indications now tiro that this very crude
measure will pass the House.
TUB DISCUSSION.
To the ITVslmi Amclattd Prts:
-V fdE nwLMify
Washington, D. C., Slay ll.—The House re
sumed consideration of the bill to amend the
laws relating to coinage and to coin and bullion
ccrlilicatcs.
Mr. .tort made a speech avowing himself in
favor of a double standard of gold and silver.
He thought that from the beginning the stand
ard silver dollar had been coined too light, and
sooner or later this Government would have to
come to other Governments of the earth and re
adjust its gold and sliver. He defended as a
wise measure the coinage of the trade
dollar, and denied Hint It was a •* trick ” dollar.
The day had gone bv when the crowds could bo
controlled by shouting "bondholder” and
"trick.” The third section of the bill invited
the whole world to come to the United States
with ships laden down with silver bullion and
unload It into the Treasury at par. If
the gentleman from Ohio (Warner) hua called
upon the Bank of JSngland, the Rothschilds, or
August Helmut to draw un the third section
they could not have pleased themselves hotter.
It was virtually compelling the United States
to pay a premium of 15 per ceut ou every ounce
of silver. Hu was in favor of
UNLIMITED COINAGE,
but notof freecoinagotoall tho world. And See.
Bof the bill provided that if August Belmont
did not want to wait for coinage, ho should de
posit his bullion and obtain certificates foe, it at
pur. If tills bill were passed August Belmont
could make $10,000,000 In tea days. Sec. U re
pealed the lan* remonetizing silver, which hu
had hoped would stand to the end df the Gov
ernment os a notice to all comers that they hod
belter leave the tinkering of the currency alone,
Mr. Kwing sold the first and most serious ob
jection to tbu bill was that the Government
would lose the difference between tbu present
bullion value ami cola value of silver. He un
derstood that an amendment was being consid
ered by the friends of the bill which would incut
this objection. That amendment provided ihat
lu,U|c Issue of certificates for bullion thcyshonld
be issued only for the market price of the
bullion, leaving coinage free and unlimited.
He should be quite satisfied to have that amend
ment adopted, provided it left ttrsllver Its full
character of money metal. He opposed the
amendment offered by Mr. Klmmel increasing
(hu standard dollar to 40U grains of standard
silver.
IT WAS NOT TIKB
to cliantro the value of gold or silver. Let Con
gress remonetize sliver, and If a large dllfur
cnee remained between (he. gold and silver dol
lar, then it would be time to determine bv what
method they should be equalized. He admit
ted that St was desirable to equalize the gold
and silver dollars, and to let them float here
and abroad with the same value. In order to
make them equal, It was nut necessary to In
crease the silver dollar. The gold dollar might
bo brought down sumo and the silver dollar
might be brought up some, though u more just
plan would be that adopted in 131J4, which had
braugtit hlgber*Drlced coin down Instead of
putting the lower-priced coin up. The United
States was the great silver-producing coun
try of the world, mid the advocates of
this bill, wero appealing to the representa
tives of the people to let tuu great
Amcricau money product be money, instead of
letting it bo demonetized. (Applause on the
Democratic side.] If he wore the strongest ad
vocate of resumption, he would sav, reinforce
3'our gold with all the silver money you can at
the old ratio of sixteen to one, the highest rate
ever established between silver and gold, and
when tho foreign trade turns against yon, if It
should turu, mid when you have got to send
your bonds or gold to Europe, If \ou have
$200,000,000 or $1100,000,000 in silver coin behind
your gold, you can send vour gold coin mid mil
subject yourself to the humiliation, and shuck
of a suspension of specie payments. |Aj)-
piausa on the Democratic side.)
deferring to the demonetization of silver hv
the nations ol the world, lie said the reason fur
It was that Hie usurers of the world had com
bined to double wealth, to double private mid
public debts, mid to double private expendi
tures npim the shoulders of the laboring masses
of the people. It was
A (IKUNTIO AM) SIONSTHOU3 CONRPIUACr
aguiust the people of the world, lie referred
to the demonetization act of IbTU as a "damned
fraud." it would bo as well to search for the
murderer of Nathan os to search lor the man
who nut upon that law the demonetization of
the silver dollar. [Applause on the Democratic
side.] Of course, tie said, ironically, it was a
mistake. It only added five billions to the
wealth of the creditor class, It was a mistake,
but men did not often make so much money by
a mistake.
Mr. Kelley—Was It uot more of an accident
tlian a mistake.
Mr. Ewing replied that lie dip not -believe It
was an accident. Jlu believed It wan an In*
(lentous, well-devised, secretly-executed fraud
upon the American people. [Applause ou
the Democratic side.] The stealth <• with
which It was done only Illustrates
the saying In the ‘‘Merry Wives of
Windsor ”: “ Where inonoy coca before nil ways
Hu open." The people of Europe and the Unit
ed States were laboring under a heavy weight of
public and private debts and taxation. There
must come relief, there must come some revival
of prices from the enforced cold level, ami It
could only come by restoring silver and cold to
an equal, free, unlimited coinage. Whatever
tended to degrade and Impoverish the laboring
musses of the country, tended inevitably and
swiftly to the establishment of class rule, which
had always and everywhere cursed humanity.
There was a inouoy-iuetal which was before
Abraham, before Troy, which had remained ure
eminently the money of clvlllxcd mcu. It had
been
TUB TOUCH or CIVILIZATION,
It had lighted Home Into Imperial splendor.
When It had been extinguished the world ted
sunk for 1,000 years Into darkness. WTieirU
had been rekindled. It had lightened the civili
zation of two Continents.
In conclusion, he said: Shall wousoit; shall wo
open our Miuts to Us unlimited coinage; shall
we use It to pav off and discharge the enormous
burden of public mid private debt under which
the energies of our people are sinking, to Ilghteu
tho tremendous tuxes which so oppress Utu peo
ple! Shull wo use it to scud through all the
arteries of our Industries the throb of renewed
and vigorous life! Stgtramuushln. honesty,
patriotism, all demand that we should (ear from
our statute hooks those acts of demonetization
which the subtle mid devilish hand of the
money-power inscribed there In the dark, and lu
the name of fllu people, and la the full light of
day, reinstate silver where It stood from the
foundation of our (loveruroent. [Applause ou
the Democratic side lu the galleries.]
At the conclusion of Mr. Ewing’s speech Mr,
Warner demanded the previous question, pend
ing which Mr. Kllllugor moved to lay the bill ou
the table. The yeas and nays were ordered on
that motion, pending which Mr. Conger moved
PRICE FJVE ,CENTS.
In mllonni. Tils mollo/ ; SioarrlM by n rolo
(by tuIlLTn) ot ycn« 100, / =D JT, aud Uio Homo
adjourned. f
NOTES W ■?' NEWS.
TUB RBFUNd/ iRTIPICATBS.
flvectal /7(W g Tht TrlbunA
Washington, D. / M.—The reason
whv the Chicago has received no
4 per cent the lost two or three
days li that the sniff $ i exhausted. They aro
•cnllng down the $ £ »t to the various cities
in order to have' * qual proportion In all.
Chicago will probdOiy-ocrcaftor receive her pro*
rata supply. It Is expected that la a few days
the presses of the JJurcau of Engraving nud
Printing will bo able to meet the demands.
TUB JIEADWOOD BOSTMASTBn.
There is a very bitter light hero over the con
firmation of Starr, the latest nominee for the
Dcadwood Post-Office. It has heen urged
against Llm that some sort of a trade was made
between him and Warner, who was defeated
after being nominated for the, position In tho
last Congress, and the nomination Is hung up
pending mi inquiry Into these charges.
TUB DETROIT IIRIDOB TUNNEL BILL.
The last hill Introduced by Representative
Newberry, of Detroit, relative to the bridge lu
which the Detroit peoplo oro so much Inter
ested, combines both the Vanderbilt scheme,
for a tunnel and that of the opposition fora
bridge. Mr. Vanderbilt has not yet Indicated
his opposition to this combination plan. Should
he do so, of course the Detroit Influence would
he massed against the tunnel scheme. New
berry’s plan, however, evidently contemplates a
union of tile forces.
PINAL ADJOURNMENT.
Speaker Randall In conversation to-day ox*
pressed the opinion that Congress would Lard*
ly adjourn before July 1.
INDIAN lIIOIIT3.
To the HViltfn Attneialtii Prat.
''ABlllnoton, I). C., May R—The decision
of Judire Dundy at Umahu, In the Standing Deal
habeas corpus cnee, in which he virtually de
clares Indians citizens, with the right to go
where they please, regardless of treaty stipula
tions, is regarded by the Government as a
heavy blow to the present Indian system, and
that, If sustained, it will prove extremely
dangerous alike to whites and Indians. If U»u
power of the Government to hold Indians upon
their reservation, or to return them when tlicv
escape, is denied, the Indians become a body of
tramps, moving without restraint wherever they
please, and exposed to the attacks of frontiers
men without redress from the Government.
The District-Attorney at Omaha has been in
structed to take the necessary steps to carrr tho
question to a higher court.
Secretary McCrarv, in conformity with the do*
cislou of Judge Dundy in the Ponca habeas
corpus case, has directed that those Indians bo
released.
CAPT. EADS
has made an application for an additional pay
meat of ssoo,ooo,claiming that ho has obtained a
channel at tbu mouth of the Mississippi Kivcr
twenty-five feet deep and 1200 feet wide.
WASHINGTON rOST*OrKICB.
The Senate and House Committees on Public
Buildings and Grounds to-day adopted tbu fol
lowing resolution, offered by Mr. Murch:
Jltiolced, That the I’ostmantcr-CJcacrat and the
Chairman of the Senate and House Committees on
Public buildings and Granada are hereby consti
tuted a commission, with authority to lease such a
budding In this city for the purpose of tne city
Pmil.onico «« In their judgment the good of (ho
nubile service may require; provided that wild
lease shall bo for a term of not less than three
nnr exceeding Cvo years, and at nn annual rental
nut to exceed 85.000.
MUST I'IIOCUHE PA9BPOUT3.
Mr. Hoffman, the American Charge d’Aflalrce
at fit. Petersburg, informs the Department of
fitate Unit every one coming into Uussla must
be provided with a passport verified bv tho
Hussian Consul. He must be registered at tho
police station, and must comply with the regu
lations, or be subject to fine or imprisonment,
fit. Petersburg, Moscow, Odessa, Kicff, Khart
colt. and Tnlka. are especially oubjcct to a strict
police.' All the principal .Ministers of the Im
perial Government are accompanied Dy mounted
Cossacks when they nppeor In public. The*
hotels and boarding bouses ore under police
surveillance.
TUB KANSAS DBHIBUr CASE.
L. L. Eggers and F. S. Stnmbaugh, of Kan
6ns, had a iiearlngto-day before the Senate Com*
iniUee an Privileges and Elections, in regard to
the allegations of lliu memorial signed by tlioui
and others, charging that tin* election or Sena
tor Ingalls was procured by bribery.
TUB KBPUNDINO CEUTtPIOATBS.
Hubscriptlons to the 4 percent refunding cer
tificates since yesterday's report aggregate
$51X1,550.
stLvhn nouotiT.
The Secretary of the Treasury to-day accepted
bids for 100,000 ounces of silver bullion for ilio
.New Orleans Mint, and a somewhat larger
quantity lor the niintut dan Francisco.
EX-MINISTBU 6CIIBNCK
Is considerably better, and able to sit up.
THE HECORD,
Washington, I), 0., May 14.—1 n the Senate
Mr. Vest gave notice of Ids intention to Intro
duces bill proposing to organize tlio Indian Ter
ritary Into a State, mid providing for its admis
sion lulu the Union. Ills resolution, making an
Inquiry as to whether any part of the Indluu
Territory had been purchased by the United
States with a view of locating Indians or freed
men thereon, was agreed to.
Mr. Lamar called up tho bill reported from
the Committee on ttie Judiciary to amend the
devised Statutes so as to provide that if two or
more persons conspire either to commit un
olfense against the United States or to defraud
the revenue, and one or mere of such persons
actually commit such crime, ull parties to the
conspiracy shall, on conviction, be lined SIO,OOO
and imprisonment not more tliau two years or
both at the discretion of the Court.
Thu bill was passed.
IIOU3B.
In tho House, after the passage of the bill
allowing expenditures for Hie purchase of sites
in connection with I lie Improvement of the Ken
tucky and Great Kanawha Elvers, and of tho
hill fur tlie Commission to lease a budding fur
Washington City I’osl-OHlce, Mr. Warner at
tcmplcd to have his Sliver bill considered, but
failed to obtain the necessary two-thirds vote.
Thu business of the morning hour was then
taken up,—the bill in regard to the transfer of
coses from State to Federal Courts.
Thu morning hour wus occupied in the discus*
slon of the bill bv Messrs. TotVnsbeml (111.) and
Orth, alter which the tienute bill removing tho
political disnbllitius of Juhu Handers, of Haiti
mure, passed.
THE DOCTORS.
Cleveland, 0., May 14.—Tho Homeopathic
Medical Society of Ohio began its session in the
parlors of the American Hotel yesterday morn*
Ing, The President, Dr. 11.11. Baxter, deliver*
ed the annual address, after which ensued a
general and highly-interesting discussion ou
the treatment of different diseases, etc. There
Is a large utteodauee of prominent physicians
from all parts of the State. Thu meeting will
close this evening with a complimentary ban
quet by the Cleveland Academy of Medicine
ami Surgery.
The twentieth oiiuuql meotmg of tho North*
'em Ohio Dental Association met In the parlors
of the Weddell House yesterday. The meet
ing was called to order by the President, W. J.
1-ydcr, of Akrou. After routine ami legislative
work, a general discussion on mutters peculiar
to the profession took place. The Association
adjourned to II this morning.
I.rrn.u Hock, Ark., May 14—The Slate
Medical Society met at 11 a. in. In the Hull of
tho House of Uopresontutivcs, Dr. >.A. Horn
er, of Helena, President. The attendance is
very large. Dr. J. C. Hart, of Little Ituck, de
livered an address o( welcome, which was re
sponded to by Dr. E. U Dale, of Miller, after
which the I'reslUeut delivered Uie annual ad
dress. ,
E’fMl B’RITH.
Mbmpiiis, TcDD../Mar 14.—The session of tho*
I. U. 11. 11. Convention was continued to-day. A
resolution was adopted providing that lodges In . t
arrears uot settling such arrears within ninety
days will stand suspended. A charter fur a
new lodge at Durum, Miss., was granted. Re
ports o( various committees were read and
adopted. The Convention adjourned unlit to
morrow. To-night the combined lodges of this
city entertained the delegates by concert, fol
lowed by a grand bail at the Memphis Club hall.

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