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LIKE THE HERALD THIS MORNING ? VOL. XLIII. NO. 136 FIVE YEARS FOR THE QUEEN A Fever of Rumor Sweeps Over the Islands MARTIAL LAW PREVAILS Vessels Refused to Take on Board Men Ordered Deported miliary Trials Still In Progress—A Very Uneasy Condition of Affairs Exlsts-End Not Yet Honolulu. Feb. 7, via San Francisco, Feb. 23.—A more contagious fever of rumor news never struck this community than that which swept over the town pre vious to fie departure of the Mariposa. The story, as it passed from mouth to mouth, was rather feasible and ran some thing like the following: The government had deport some ten prisoners, among them being Widemann, Greig and Marshall. The presence of Judge Widemann on the wharf with a hand satchel and a guitar added credence to the Widemann part of the story. The Government was prepared to carry out its pluns, when Minister Willis protested against men convicted of political crimes being put on hoard a ves sel flying the American Hag. Further more, the recent immigration laws of the United States would not allow any such men to enter the country. In pursuance with this idea, Consul Mills had held the clearance papers of the vessel until assur ance was received that no attempt would be male to put these men on board. President Dole and Ministers King and Smith were on the steamer and got to gether in the Captain's cabin. There they were rumored to have come to a de lusion that they had better let the matter lay over to some more auspicious season. When asked regarding the alleged de parture, Attorney-General Smith said: "I can't see how such a thing got started. We have not thought of such a thing as deporting any men who have been before the court. I think we have more use for Greig and Widemann here than in the United States. There is no foundation whatever for the rumor." When Minister Willis was asked whether he had received any notice of an in tended deportation of prisoners, he re plied: "No; I was informed quite to the contrary. I did not enter any protest or make any request to hold the steamer. In fact, have not filed the protest consequent to the deporting affair last Saturday. It is farthest from my purpose or desire to take any action which would tend to embarrass this Government. I have the most friendly feelings towards the officials. I know they are pressed with many difficult ques tions, and are using their best judgment in the solution of the problems. Of course, it is my duty to look after the interests of American citizens, but I most certainly have no intention of making any unnec essary trouble for the representatives of the Government in so doing. I had no information that a deportation was in tendedtoday. From all accounts it was very fortunate for the peace of the community that no attempt was made to send the three young men out of the country. Armed men belonging to the Citizens' Guard and other officers were on the wharf to pre vent the deportation of either Greig, Widemann or Marshall. The Government caused the arrest of 881 persons since the riot of January. Of that number ninety-four have been tried before the military court. Sentences in but twenty-four eases have bren made public—twenty-three natives charged with treason, and V. V. Ashford, charged with misprision of treason. Fifty-tive men have been released by the authori ties; the military court acquitted two. Three men, Cranstoun, Johnstone and Mueller were deported. The following persons have been al lowed their liberty with the understand ing that they will leave the country with in a reasonable space of time: John Kadin, Fred Harrison, F. H. Kedward, L. J. Levey, Arthur White, G. L. Rit man, J. C. White, P. J. Camorinos, M. 0. Bailey, A. McDowell, J. Curianne, Fred Wundenberg and James Brown. The latter have signed an agreement that they will not return to this country until granted permission by the Govern ment. The chances are that they will not be allowed to place their feet on Hawaiian soil again. Several of the men have seen British Commissioner Hawcs; he gave them to understand that he would not interfere in their behalf as they admitted their guilt when they signed fhe agreement. V. V. Ashford was turned over to the marshal on the 15th inst. He was tried on a charge of misprision of treason anil found guilty. He has been sentenced to one year in jail and to pay a line ot $1,000. Ashford came to Honolulu about 1884 and has been a practicing attorney since that time and until recently in partnership with his brother, C. W. Ashford. He was banished several years ago tor conspiracy against the monarchy. Twenty-three natives have been sen tenced on a charge of treason. The sen tences vary from five to ten years. In each case a tine of $5000 was imposed but was remitted by President Dole. The military court is still sitting and its work drags aloig slowly. About two hun dred eases are j yt to be tried. I'rince David nas been tried and found guilty. His sentence has not been made jiublic as yet. It is understood that the Queen will be given live years for the part she has taken in the trouble. In all probability she will be allowed to leave the country without serving the sentence, if she so desires. Twenty-four natives have received sen tences of imprisonment ranging from live to eight years. The degrees of punishment meted out to the conspirators found instant favor among the people generally, though some were of the opinion that liipikaneat least should have been summarily dealt with, he having received but ten years, The Hawaiiaus have commenced to THE HERALD LOS ANGELES, SUNDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 24, 1895.—TWENTY-FOUR PAGES work in earnest for annexation. Th«y have been informed that all political pris oners will be freed in event of closer rela tions with the United States. Martial law is still in force. In all probability the hours will be extended until 11:30 at night, so as not to interfere with social functions. A strong right is being made to save the neck of W. H. Rickard, one of the con demned men. He is a member of the Masonic order. That body has interested itself in his behalf. The Government is very reticent regarding the date set for the executions to take place. Since the overthrow of the monarchy the American League has been a power, but events of the past two weeks have proved that its prestige has gone. Its president, Timothy Murray, is now sus pected, and a watch is kept on his move ments. Murray and Attorney-General Smith had some trouble at the police sta tion, and for a few moments it looked as though Murray would be placed in jail. He denies that he is disloyal to this Gov ernmedt and has sent a protest t i Presi dent Bole. The league holds secret meet ings, but it is understood the authorities will put a stop to that practice. The opera house was completely de stroyed by fire on the 12th Inst. It was owned by John I). Spreckels and William G. Irwin. They carried $12,0i>0 insurance. The different military companies have passed resolutions requesting • the dis charge of all Government employees whose loyalty can be questioned. It is not thought that their request will re ceive much attention. In that event it is just possible that the men may resign in a body. There is much talk of internal dissensions, which leads the friends of Princess Kaiulani to hope that she will some day be placed on the throne. It is a remote possibility, however. In regard to the dispatch sent by Secre tary Gresham to Minister Willis, about demanding a delay of execution, Attor ney-General Smith stated this morning that the Government had no intention of executing the condemned men until the military court concluded its labors and every fact bearing on the case was brought out. Mr. Smith would not state what the atti tude of his Government would be in case Willis made a demand. He intimated, however, that nothing would be done un til the United States Government was in possession of the facts in each case. The Attorney-General stated that the Queen has been found guilty, but her sentence was not approved, as yet, by President Dole. According to the Attorney-General she will not be sent out of the country. The latest sentence approved by the President is that of John Bowlers. He is given live years and fined $5000 on a charge of misprision of treason. The steamer Australia, leaving here on the 23d instant, will carry away a number of men who took part in the rebellion and who are leaving on their own qpcord t sooner than stand trial. WILL FACE HIS ACCUSERS W. H. Cornwall Is fo Return to the Hawaiian Islands Ex-Member of the Queen's Cabinet Says il ls Not Guilty of Trea.son--An Estate in Jeopardy San Francisco, Feb. 28.—William H. Cornwall, the Hawaiian Royalist and ex member of ex-Queen Llliokalani'e Cabi net, and who has been charged with trea son against the Republic of Hawaii, lias decided to return to Honolulu anil face his accusers. Cornwall is Supposed to have come to Amer ica to aid the revolutionist- in procuring arms. By returning ho hopes to establish his innocence and save his valuable estate from confiscation. He has engaged pass age on the steamer Mariposa, which sails next week. ORMONDE'S OFFSPRING A Famous Horseman Somewhat Nervous Over an Expected Event San Francisco, Feb. 23.— W. 08. Mc- Donough, who paid $150,000 for the stal lion Ormonde, was a little nervous today. The arrival of a colt by Ormonde is daily expected and a matter of $25,000 hangs upon the sex of the youngster. Some time ago McDonough made a contract with the Stanford estate whereby Or monde was to he bred to some of the Palo Alto mares. The lillies are to go to Mrs. Stanford and McDonough is to keep the colts. Fairy ltoss, the famous Palo Alto brood mare, is in foal to Ormonde and if the offspring is a male it will be worth $25,000 to McDonough the moment it is born. He has already been offered that amount for it, but to him such a colt would be priceless, and no amount of money would buy it. If it is a Ally then Mrs. Stanford will be the owner of the best-bred youngster in the world. This colt or lilly will be the first of Ormonde's get in California this year and as there are only six mares in foal to him his pro geny will be high priced. RESCUED MISSIONARIES The Ounboat Yorktown Takes Nineteen People Out of Danger Washington, Feb. 23.—Secretary Herbert has received a cablegram from Admiral Carpenter, commanding the Asiatic squadron, saying that the gunboat York town returned to Chee Foo yesterday with missionaries who had been rescued from places of danger. The flagship Baltimore and Charleston are also at Chee Foo. THE COYOTE TOPKNOTS State Supreme Court Renders an Important Decision San Francisco, Feb, 23.—The state Supreme Court rendered a decision this afternoon, holding that bounties for coy ote scalps cannot be paid out of the gen eral fund until the Legi»'»*ure shall have set aside a specific amount frcr- which such claims may be paid. The Court holds that the original law, having failed to set aside a specitic amount, did not constitute an appropriation. Couldn' Stand Prosperity Carson, Nev., Feb. 23. — Alexander Mahen, who won $15,000 in a lottery a year ago, was found dead in bed tonight. He had been drinking heavily and death resulted from apoplexy. DOLPH LOST IT AT LAST Oregon Will Be Represented by a Brand New Senator GEORGE W. M'BRIDE THE MAN Corporations at Washington Lose a Warm Friend The Battle for Senator Was Fought to a Finish and Ended With the Close of the Session Salem, Ore., Feb. 23.—George W. Mc- Bride, ex-Secretary of State, was elected tonight on the thirtieth ballot United States Senator to succeed J. N. Dolph. Karly this evening the senatorial situa tion was in a worse muddle than ever. The joint session reassembled at 7:40 o'clock, and the struggle was on again until Mcliride was chosen. Dolph held his thirty-six votes solid, but there was little hope of his election. Any one of a dozen candidates were possibilities, but nobody cared to say who the man would be. The eight ballots taken today gave no indication of the final result. The oppo sition were apparently solid and reasserted that they stood ready to end the dead lock. They qualified their former asser tion, however, about voting for any one the Dolph men may name. At the beginning of the twenty-third ballot, Cleston of Columbia county, as a Dolpii man, arose and presented the name of Mr. Mcßride. The immense throng in attendance im mediately broke loose, and cheer after cheer was given for Mcßride. As the roll call progressed it became evident that Mc- Bride would be elected. When he re ceived the forty-fifth vote, which was necessary to an election, bedlam broke loose. All the Republicans then began to change their votes and when the call was completed, at 11:45 p. m., Mcßride had received the full Republican strength of 72 votes. A committee was appointed to escort Mr. Mcßride before the join as sembly. A few minutes later he made his appearance. He made v brief speech, thanking the Legislature for his election. It was a narrow escape from a dead lock, for had the election been delayed fifteen minutes longer the time for ad journment sine die would never have ar rived. Mr. Mcßride has never been identified with either the silver or anti-silver ele ment, nor has he ever been ma position where he has been obliged to make a fecordi Inasmuch as he was elected by Mr. Dolph's supporters, however, it is reasonable lo suppose that he will not ally himself with free coinage prople. George W. Mcltiidc, Scnator-et ct, is 41 years of age, a native sou of Oregon and a lawyer by profession. He has served in the state Legislature and held the office of Secretary of Stat ■ for eight years, going out of otlice last June. No Choice in Idaho Yet. Boise City, Ida., Feb. 23. —There was one member absent in the joint session today and the vote for United States Sen ator was: Shoup 20, Sweet IS, Claggett 15. The mint report of gold, silver and lead for Mil shows a total $0,704,080. The same report gave $8,684,217 for SCORED THE SUPERVISORS An Oakland Grand Jury After the County Officials Oakland, Cal., Feb. 23.—The Grand Jury report today severely scores the County Supervisors, for unbusinesslike methods, and says they have let contracts practij cally without competition. One bridge costing $000;), was built upon a mere ver bal contract. One supervisor sold a lot of old material for $50 which afterwards sold again for ten times that amount. Several supervisors were called upon to refund mileage fees illegally collected, and did so. Blankets have been furnished to the County Hospital which fell to pieces as soon as they were used. Tea was bought at 20 cents a pound which is worth only 4 cents. it is recommended that the present contractors for supplies be not allowed to bid any more. The county is being robbed by justices and constables, who arrest tramps merely to get the fees. The condition of the Oakland City Jail is denominated a disgrace. Justice Shaw, of Berkeley, is accused of keeping a shot gun taken from a hunter who was arrested for violation of the law. CASE OF MR. HUNTINGTON A Federal Grand Jury Investigating the Pass Business The Giving of Free Tickets to a San Francisco Politician Being Looked Into San Francisco, Feb. 23.—The federal grand jury sitting in this city today took up the case of 0. P. Huntington who. is accused of having violated the Interstate Commerce law in giving a free pass to Frank M. Stone, a local politician, J. T. Roberts, Coast leader of the A. R. U., and Attorney Monteith, the union's legal representative, were before the jury today. THE DOUGLASS OBSEQUIES Arrangements tor the Burial Completed—The Pallbearers Washington, Feb. 23.-i-The arrangements for the funeral of the late Frederick Douglass have been practically completed and it will be a notable demonstration of li." respect and esteem felt for the man. Early Monday morning the remains will be removed from the Douglass residence in Anacosta to the Metropolitan A. M. E. Church in this city. There the remains will lie in state from 9 a. m. till 2 p. in. The services will be conducted by the pas tor of the church, Rev. J. G. Jenifer, as sisted by other clergymen. The list of honorary pall-bearers is as follows: B. K. Bruce, W. H. "Wormley, J. R. Lynch, John F. Cook, Prof. E. F. Messner. E. F. Hinchbak, Capt. Pitcher, Representative * George Murphy, Dr. Purvis and L. C. Bailey. The active pall-bearers will be composed of negro letter-carriers of the District. The remains will be sent to Rochester, N. V., Monday. The colored people of the District of Columbia are providing various forms of manifestations of respect. The colored public schools have been closed. RUINED BY WATER Part of a Cargo of Valuable Coffee Damaged at Sea San Francisco, Feb. 23.—The cargo of the steamship City of Sydney has been discharged, and it was found that nearly 700 sacks of the highest grade of coffee had been ruined by water in the hold of the steamer. The coffee beans were rot ten and unfit for use. The damage will amount to about .f12,000. The coffee was taken on board at one of the Central American ports, and owing to the fact that the ship was held in quarantine it was kept in the hold fourteen days longer than usual. The sounding rod in the well pipe of the steamer had been broken off, whether maliciously or not is not known, and the officers of the ship were ignorant as to the amount of water in the hold. THE FATE OF COLLINS SEALED The Brutal Wife Murderer lust Die on the Gallows San Francisco, Feb. 23. —In the Super ior Court today Patrick Collins, a steam ship engineer, who brutally murdered hts dissolute wife nearly two years ago, was sentenced to he hanged at San Quentin prison on May 3d. The woman was a dive waitress, who married Collins, squandered all the money he had saved and then deserted him. He waylaid her on the street at 3 o'clock in the morning and literally cut her to pieces. Collins this morning requested the court to hang him as soon as possible. He sug gested April 13th. CANNOT INTERVENE Suit of Foreclosure Against the Union Pacific Knocked Out Denver, Feb. 23.—Judge Kiner of the United States Circuit Court has denied the petition of Ex-Governor fohn Evans for leave to intervene in the foreclosure suit brought by the American Loan and Trust Company against the Union Pacific, Denver and Gulf rail road. This suit involves the foreclosure of about 116,000,000 on the gulf line, and ex- Governor Evans, in his petition, attacked the validity of these bonds. Indian Department Claims Washington, Feb. 23.— Senator Dubois today gave notice of an amendment, to the general deficiency hill for the appro* priatioh of $400,030 to pay judgments of the Court of Claims in the Indian depre dation claims. WHEN ANNA IS A COUNTESS Miss Gould Will Be Crowned by a Tiara of Diamonds The Gems Will Be of the Host Magnificent Character -The Bridal Veil New York. Feb. 23.—When Anna Gould becomes a Countess next Thursday she will be crowned by a tiara of brilliants more splendid than that owned by any New York society woman. It is to fasten a veil of old lace, a gift from the Marquis dfl Castellane, who will arrive in New York tomorrow, bearing costly presents from the Count's family. A friend of the Gould family said today the tiara had been ordered specially for Miss Anna Gould by George Gould, and Tiffany is the maker. It istocosta fabu ulous sum, and will be of gold and plat inum, set with emeralds, diamonds and rubies. The gems are set in platinum, the base of the crown only being of gold. DR. HEARNE'S LIBEL SUIT The Chronicle Correspondent Wants a Change of Venue San Diego, Feb. 28.—Application was made today by the defendants in the libel suit lately instituted by Dr. J. ('. Hearne of this city, against M. It. De Young, and J. F. Blunt, local correspondent of the. San Francisco Chronicle, on a change of venue from this county to San Francisco. Both defendants demur to the complaint, Which was based on an article relating to the recent divorce of Dr. and Mrs. Hearne, ,in which the antecedents of the couple were referred to as well as to the murder of Mrs. Hearne's former husband, less than a year previous to their mar riage, and state that they are advised by their respective counsel that, they have a good and substantial defense to the action on the merits. SHOT HIS BROTHER Crime of a Hot Tempered Youth In Grass Valley Grass Valley, Cal,, Feb. 2:!.—Losing his temper in a quarrel, FrankJPiper, aged 15, shot his brother, ageil IS. at their fath er's farm near North Star Mine this after noon. One of the shots struck Clarence in the left temple, cutting an artery and penetrating to the skull. The wound is not dangerous. The father of the boys interfered and prevented further trouble. For Bimetallism Pueblo, Colo., Feb. 23.—Prominent Irish-Americans of Pueblo, after consulta tion with others throughout Colorado, sent the following cablegram to Justin McCarthy, M. P., in London tonight: "Irish-Americans of Colorado request you to support the Everett bimetallic resolution Tuesday." Rosebery Has La Grippe London, Feb. 23.—The illness which confines Prime Minister Rosebery to his bed is a sharp attack of influenza. Influ enza prevails in epidemic form through out London. Entire families are affected and many linns are working with depleted forces. Some schools have been closed. Beaver Falls College Burned Beaver Falls, Pa., Feb. 23.—The Beaver Falls College was burned this morning. Loss. $75,000. About tifty students in the bui -ting esctpe4. AT THE NATION'S CAPITAL Congress Crowding Matters As the Session Closes BILLS THAT HAVE DRAGGED A Little Oratorical Tournament Between Butler and Hale Regular Programme In tbe Senate Inter rupted by the Recent President* nessage—Featuree of the Day Washington, Feb. 23.—The feature of today's proceedings in Congress was the light on the proposition to pay an extra monthly salary to all the employees of the House and Senate. It carried in Commit tee of the Whole by a vote of 93 to 61, with an amendment to include an extra month's compensation for the in dividual clerks of members. Notice has been given that a record making vote will be declared when this amend ment is reported to the House. The read ing of the deficiency bill was completed with the exception of a few amendments emporarily passed over, the principal one of which is the appropriation of $425, 000 to pay the Bering Sea awards. IN THE SENATE A Memorial From Idaho—The Financial Commission Washington, Feb. 23.—A memorial from the Idaho Legislature was presented in the Senate today, protesting against the pooling bill as a plan to place the railroads in the hands of a vast syndi cate and thus crush competition under the iron heel of monopoly. Voorhees, chairman of the Finance Com mittee, presented a comprehensive reso ution for an investigation by the com mittee of the effeot of the tariff and in ternal revenue laws. Wolcott then came forward with a proposition authorizing the creation of an American commission to act with for eign countries, should they take the in itiative in an international monetary conference. A plan was offered as amendment to the sundry civil bill. It is as follows: Whereas, The President of the United States upon invitation of Germany or Great Britain or any other government of Europe shall determine that this Gov ernment shall be represented at any inter national or other conference to be held with a view to secure internationally a Hxlty in the relative values between gold and silver as a money, by means of a common ratio between those metals, with free mintage at such ratio, as shall be authorized to request the attention of the commission to be appointed ns herein after provided so as to attend such con ference in behalf of the United States, the number of such commissioners shall be nine, and the President of the United States shall appoint by and with the con sent of the Senate said commissioners prior to the adjournment of present Con gress, three to be members of the Senate and three of the House of Representatives. If after the adjourn ment of this Congress there shall be any vacancies in said commission, by death, resignation or oherwise, such vacancies shall be filled by appointment by the President. The amendment makes avail able $100,000 for the expense of the com mission. "It is satisfactory," said Wolcott, "to those who voted for bimetallism, and it should be satisfactory to those gentlemen who talk for bimetallism and vote against it and who await with ravished eyes to see what England will do." He asked that the amendment go to the Finance Comittee. Hale suggested that the sundry civil bill was soon to be con sidered there should be no delay getting the amendment from the Finance Com mittee and to the Appropriations Com mittee. A resolution was passed to correct an error in the recent Chicago public build ing, by which the old building was to be sold to the "lowest bidder" instead of the 'highest." An hour was given to the sharp con troversy over stopping work on the Delft ware Kiver bridge at Philadelphia until a hoard of army engineers investigate the height, span, etc. Mr. McPherson of New Jersey withdrew his opposition to the inquiry, and his motion to reconsider the motion during an investigation was laid on the table—37 to 10. The credentials of Mr. McCaffrey Demo crat of Louisiana, for another term be ginning March 4th next, were presented to his colleague, Mr. Blanchard. Mr. George, Democrat of Mississippi, submitted the results of an inquiry by the committee on agriculture concerning the cultivation of cotton. Consideration was resumed of the Indian appropriation bill, and Kyle offered an amendment that the word "Indian" shall include not only those of full blood, but those of mixed blood and of whatever degree while tribal relations are maintained. Allison finally made the point of order that the pending amendment was new legislation, and it was ruled out. Kyle then introduced an amendment providing that all stock, cattle and horses purchased for Indians on respective reser vations should be of the best obtainable, besides that all male animals should be full blooded stock. Adopted. Manderson presented an amendment re funding the Miami Indians $48,538. The amendment was adopted. Pettigrew introduced an amendment ap propriating $187,03!) to reimburse the Crow Creek Indians for receiving less than their per capita share of laud when their reservation was diminished. It was pro vided that the Secretary might pay $50,000 of the amount in cash. Agreed to. At this time the President's private sec retary appeared with nominations,includ ing that of Senator Hansom as Minister to Mexico. In live minutes the doors were reopened. Senator Hansom's name was confirmed unanimously. Mr. Jones, Democrat of Arkansas,offered an amendment authorizing the Musku L>o YOU THINK THE HERALD IS A NEWSPAPER? PRICE FIVE CENTS gee or Creek Nation to sell the indebted ness ol 1600,000 to that nation with inter est due from the United States, the same having been appropriated in lHB9to enable them to make a per capita payment to the Creek Company and to liquidate the Creek Nation's indebtedness. At Mr. Allen's suggestion he modified his amendment to prevent the sale or as signment of certificates at less than par. Mr. Aldrii'li said he should move to amend the amendment by providing for the immediate payment of the debt. "Howare you going to pay it if there is no money in the treasury?" asked Mr. Jones. "There is money in the treasury," answered Mr. Aldrich, "and there will al ways be money there to pay it. Mr. Cleve land has said there is a comfortable sur plus. We ought either to pay this money or to authorize the Secretary to borrow it." Mr. Morgan said he knew the Muskogees were very fond of coins, especially silver half dollars. "I shall offer an additional amend ment," said he, "that provides that a por tion of the seigniorage in the treasury shall be coined into half dollars to pay this debt. 1 know these people would be glad to get this money. This money is good for all debts up to $5, and we have the surplus bullion in the treasury, and this gives us the finest opportunity in the world to pay this debt. 1 do not think we would break Wall street by the trans action, and we would certainly not lower the credit of the United States in Wall street or London." Aldrich said he should hate to make the Creek Nation accept its debt in such small coin. After some further debate the vote was taken on Mr. Aldrich's amendment, pro viding for the immediate payment of $500,000 of the debt. It was carried, and Mr. Morgan then offered his amendment, providing for the payment in silver coins. An amendment by Mr. Aldrich to the Morgan amendment, adding these words, ' 'or in snch other lawful money of the United States as the Creek Nation shall desire," was adopted, and then the Mor gan amendment as amended wus adopted without division. Mr. Vest moved to strike out the provis ion for the office of superintendent of In dian schools. Before this could be acted upon, at 3 o'clock, Mr. Batlcr moved to lay aside informally the Indian bill and take up the pooling bill. The roll was called on Mr. Butler's motion, which was defeated—yeas, 24; nays, 42, as follows: Yeas—Blanchard, Butler, Caffery, Cam den, Cameron, Carey, Daniel, Faulkner, Gray, Harris, HlgglnS, Hunton, Lindsay, Lodge, McPherson, Manderson, Mitchell (Wis.), Murphy, Proctor, Quay, Kansom, Squire, Walsh, Walcott; total, 24. Nays—Aldrich, Allen, Allison, Bote, Berry, Blackburn, Call, Chandler, Clark, Cockrell, Davis, Dixon, Dubois, Frye, George, Gorman, Hale, Hanebrough, Hawlcy, Hill, Jones (Ark.), Kyle, Mc- Laurin, McMillan, Mantle, Mitchell (Ore.), Morgan, Morrill, Pascoe, Pcffer, Petti grew, Piatt, Power, l'ugh, RoacTti, Sher man, Smith, Teller, Turpie, Vest, Vilas, Washburn; total, 42. Mr. Chandler deprecated the disposition among the Senators to impute motives to each other in their conduct with any measure. "Will the Senators who do nol, take the same view of this question as does the Senator from Maryland and myself be kind enough to concede we all stand on the same plans?" Chandler then discussed the bill on its merits asserting the railway managers had demanded that the bill should be passed just as it came from the House. He took especial exception to the first and predicted it would never be passed by the present or any Congress. Mr. iiutler abandoned his light with an impassioned reply to Mr. Chandler's as sertions about the railway lobby. "No lobby has any terrors for an honest man." Mr. Butler claimed the bill was directly In favor of the people and expressed his indignation that the bill should be side- tracked. Mr. Hale criticised Mr. Butler for al lowing his bill to drag along through al most three weeks until the very end of the session before making a determined effort to secure its consideration, and said the fault of the failure was his alone "He cannot pass this bill," he con cluded, "in twenty-four hours, nor in tho rest of the session, and he knows it." Mr. ltutler retorted that this was the old plea that had been made at every stage of the procedure. "It is the best plea,"said Mr. Hale, "and the plea and the reasons for it grow more urgent every day." "Does not the Senator know," asked Mr. Wolcott of Mr. Hale, "that scores and scores of Senators on this side of the chamber have been requested to speak on amendments to appropriation bills in which they had not the slightest interest, for the sole purpose of consuming time and so prevent the consideration of the pooling bill?'' Mr. Hale disclaimed any knowledge of such a state of things. Ho said no such speeches had been made nor woultl be necessary for the consumption of all the time to the end of the session. Mr. Butler said that when yesterday the announcement was made of the decision of the steering committee that the Indian bill could have been passed in two hours, immediately there bad been prolonged debate and very shortly afterward an executive session. "That might deceive some folks," he added, "hut it did not deceive me. Let us have a vote on this hill." "You can't get a vote on a bill until you get it before the Senate," r-plied Hale. "Will you vote to take it up now?" eagerly asked Hutler. "No," was the reply. "I will not vote to take up this bill or any other until we can see our way clear of the appropria tions." Butler said if he could get the bill up and found it would interfere with appro priations or jeopardize them he would withdraw the measure. Poffer said it could not pass fur twenty days, claiming there were at least twelve Senators prepared to debate it, indefin itely and he would himself expect to 1« heard for at least a day. Butler said that I'cffcr was franker than other Senators in expressing an intention on the part of Continued on Tenth Page.