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VOL. IX. MANNING, S. C., WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7,
PASSED BY THE HOUSF. THE INCOME TAX GOES THROUGH AS AN AMENDMENT TotheTar;ft B'l1-Many Amendmcta to tbe Internal Revenue Eifi--General De base Closed Yesterday. WASHINGTON, Jan. 30.-The House very promptly went into committee of the whole to consider the tariff bill this morning on motion of Richardson of Tennessee, having dispensed with the call of committees for reports. The consideration of the income tax bill was resumed and Covert (Dam.) of New York, took up the thread of his argument against it. He declared that the bili was ex remely sectional in its provisions and would bear with par ticular severei-v on the North and East. Cox (Dem.) of Tennessee, spoke ia defense of the in-om; tax. Bartle" (Dem.) of New Ycrk, in de nouncing tMe b.il, sa'd it was proposea by a braich of the Democratic party which affiliated with tne Populist par ty and demanded the free coinage of both gold and silver at the present ra tio. Lafe Pence, the Populist member from Colorado, delivered a stirring and ringing speech in favor of the income tax. The preceding speaker had char acterized the bill as a Populist maas ure. He admitted that in the Omaha convention the Populist party had de clared tor a graduated income tax, and in line with that platform he proposed to offer an amendment to that end when the bill was up for amendment. He favored a graded tax, beginning with 1 per cent. on incomes of 82.500 and running uD to 5 per cent. on in comes of $100,000 or more. Pendleton of West Virginia, deliv ered an earnest appeal in the interest of harmony in the Democratic party. It had been ciaimed on the other side of the House that there was defection in the ranks of the West Virginia del egation, but he positively affirmed that while the Wilson bill bore somewhat heavily on the products of his State, all the representatives of West Virginia, as well as of Virginia, would stand shoulder to shoulder in support of the Wilson bill. And as those States had swallowed the free lumber, free coal and free iron pills, the New York Democrats shoula swallow the income tax medicine and help the bill through Its final passage. He predicted that when the time came for a final vote, not-a single Southern Democrat would be found lurking in the camp of the enemy. (Democratic applause.) - Johnson of Ohio, devoted himself to an elaboration of his free trade and singletax theories, the latter present tng, he said, the only solution to the labor question. He would vote for the income tax, but be should do it under protest and as the lesser of the two evils. Simpson (Pop.) of Kansas, said that the income tax had been sneered at as a Populist measure, but while the mem bers of that party on the floor were few and were despised on the Demo cratic side and despised on the Repub lican side, he predicted that sooner or later,, the time would come when the doctrtflor the Populists would te advocated, because they were right. In conclusion he announced that he was in favor of an income tax first, last and all the time, whether it was a Populistlc, Democratic or Republican measure. (Democratic applause.) Cockran (Dem.) of New York, an op ponent of the income tax, was recog nized. in anticipation of hearing Cockran, crowds of people flocked to the House and the galleries were filled. Cockran's objections to an Income tax were many and varied. It would be class taxation, and as such a blow at the fundamental principle on which the government was founded. It would be inquisitotial, and hence ini quitous. He believed rich men fav it, because they would thereby ulti mately gain a larger control of the government than they enjoyed today. Hquoteod Democratic authority against the proposed tax, and among others said Alex. H. btepieus, oi Geor gia, declared an internal revenue tax indefensible in this country. A member: Any kind of revenue tax? Cockran: Any kind. 'McMillin: Dces the gestleman from New York advocate now and here the repeal of all internal revenue taxes ? Cockran: if that proposition were before the House I would not hesitate to say yesnt a moment. (Demo cratic applause.) 1 would be glad to see every gauger and internal revenue collector in the .owrftry turned out of cgice. I have always believedi that the duty of thiis peopM is to sdpport i s government by s tariff levied for reve nue only. On that position I tave stood on this floor, and I continue to stand. I have yet to discover the man -a son of Georgia-who Is going to declare that the teaching of Alexander H. Stephens is heresy. What gentle man is going to declare that we have outlived the leadership of Bayard, Thurman and Jefferson ? Are we to have new leaders in the persons of the gentleman from Tennessee (McMillin), the gentleman from Illinois (Fithian) and the ge..tlema4n Irom Georgia (LiV ingston)? Are these to be our new apostles? Are we to go before the peis pie and say: "Behold our progres-o dee how the Democratic party has grown" (Laughter and applause.) Are we to have a new gospel preache'd and to say that we have imbibed other doctrines from the hights or the Dem ocratic part y? I jgotest against that treason. I ask no privileges for any class. I object to them all. I demand for every citizen of the country equali ty before the law. As I believe in equality of salvation and in the love of the Heavenly Father, so I stand here now for one policy, one country, one law, one God, one Democratte faitn, one general prosperity for all the peo ple, without distinction of class, of wealtb, of race. (Loud and general ap plause, which was twice repeated.) When order was restored, Bryan (Dem.) of 'Nebraska, rose to reply. He complimented the eloquence cof Coch ran, but said that the David pebbles of truth would be more effective than the Golath javelin of error. Continuing, he said: The objections urged against the income tax are more numerous than weighty. Some have denied the constitutionality of the income tax,but the Supreme Court had settled the question beyond controversy in the prnger case. A very lew have de nied the justice of an income tax. The principle is endorsed by nearly all writers on political economy and com mends itself to every unprejudiced mind. A New York paper contained a few days ago, a sketch of the richest woman In the United States with pro perty worth $60,000,000 and an income of probably more than $3,000,000. She lives in a cheap boarding house and brings her living expenses within $500 or $600. Who will say that it is just that she should pay the same amount of tax te support the federal govern ment that is paid by a family with an income of $500 or $600. While this is an extreme case, it is nevertheless true that a tax upon consumption bears - muh more havmiy upon the poor than upon the rich in proportion to their means. The main objection which has been urged against this bill is that it is in expedient. It is accused of being in quisitorial, but it is no more so than customs taxes, internal revenue taxes and State taxes. The personal prop erty taxes collected in nearly all the States are far more inquisitorial than the income tax. It is said that it in vites perjury, This government has too much important business on hand to lose time looking after the morals of men whose veracity is not worth two cents on the dol!ar. The fact that some may escape the tax is no objec tion to tne law. It is objected tnat this tax will endanger the tariff bill. I am not afraid that any Democratic member will refuse to relieve the com mon people of the heavy burdens placed upon them by the McKinley bill for fear he will impose a light bur den by means of an income tax upon those who are amply able&o bear it. The close of Bryan's speech was the signal for vociferous applause, cries of "vote, vote" and cheering. Im.nedi ately alter. without waiting f3r the hour of 5:30 to come, the committee rose and the House took a recess until 8 o'clock tonight. THE LAST DAY. WASHINGTON, Jan. 31.-This was the last day of general debate on the tariff bill. It opened in the House with a fair attendance in the galleries and rather a slim attendance. on the floor. After the committees being called for reports, the House went into a com mittee of the whole to consider the tariff bill. Tate, of Georgia, offered the first amendment to the internal revenue bill. It proposes to strike out the last three sections of the bill which in cludes a tax of $1 a gallon on distilled spirits, and also the clauses referring to bonding of distilled spirits and their withdrawal from warehouses. This would leave the existing law as to spir its in force. Outhwaite offered the following amendment: That on and after the passage of this act there shall be levied and collected a tax on all distilled spir its produced in the United States on which a tax is not paid before that day, per proof gallon, or wine, when below proof, 90 cents if paid within five days atter date ef distillation or entry into bond; S1 if paid after five days and within one year, $1.10 if paid after one year and within two years, 61.20 if paid after two years and with in three years, and $1.30 if paid after four years. Oath waite's substitute for the whis key sections of :he revenue bill was de feated-yeas 42, nays 7. Bland offered a substitute to permit distillers at the expiration of the bond ed period to pay into the Treasury the cost of exportation and importation of liquor under the present regulations, the product to remain in this country. This was defeated without opposition. Dingley, (Rep.) of Maine, offered an amendment striking out of the original text of the bill the figure 6 where they occurred,- as the time for regauging, and insert the figure 3 in each case. This would leave the law practically as it exists at present. Dingley's amendment was carried 81 yeas to 75 nays. Tellers were asked foraMdnd''this'Yotrthe amendment was again carried-105 in the affirma tive and 86 in the negative. This is the first and only amendment, which the Republicans have succeeded in Incor porating in the bill. The amendment offered by Tate, striking ont the last three sections of the bill, thus leav.ing the law as to spirits as at present, as amended by Dingley's amendment, was voted on, after the chairman had, with some difficulty,made the question clear to the House. It appeared that should the amendment be adopted it would leave the period of bond at three years while raising a tax from 90 cents to $1. The amendment was lost. A rumber of amendments were rap idly offered, some in the nature of sub stitutes, and a bad parliamentary tan gle resulted. When this was straight ened out only one of the amendments had gone through to adoption--extend ing the operations of the law to the dis tilled spirits in bond at the time the law should go into effect. Tucker, of Virginia, offered, an amendment to the income tax section of the bill, excluding from its opera tion charitable institutions aned corpo rations and organizations doing busi ness in the States not for profit. The amendment was agreed to. Whiting, Democrat, of Michigan, of fered one amendment to the wine schedule of the tariff bill proper, fixing the duty on stilled wines at 30 cents per gallon when below 14 per cent. al cobol and at 50 cents when above. Also exempting the bottles or jugs from duty. Agreed to. Blynurm, Damoeret, of Indiana, offer ed a committee amendment deducting from the calculated income of farm ers and stock raisers the amount ex pended in the purchase or production of such product or production, which was agreed to. Springer, Democrat, of Illinois,offer ed an amendment provlding that inhe ritances of property should be subject ed to the provisions of the income tax. Bynumn, Democrat, of Indiana, offer ed an amendment to this amendment including in the enumeration of in comes every thing received by gift, de vised or irheritance. After some dis cussion both amendmehts were adopt ed. Among the flood of amendments that failed ot adoption was one offered by Maguire of ualifornia, striking out all the provisions of the bill relating to t axes on incomes, and in lien thereof providing for a direct tax of $31,311, 125 of apportionment among the States and alsa for a direct tax on land val ues. The following were the only mem bers who voted for it: Johnson of Onio. Maguire, of California, Warner, of New York, Harter of Ohio, and Simpson of Kansas. The internal rev enue bill was then agreed to as an amendment to the tariff bill by a vote of 173 to 56. Among the Repubiicans who voted in favor of the amendment were White of 0O.1o, Bowers of California, Taylor of Tennessee, Bartholdt of Missourl and Bundy of Ohio. Tne entire New Y ork delgation voted solidly against it. Great cheering and applause greet ed the result. Wilson of West Virgin ia then offered an amendment to in crease the tariff on barley from 20 per cent. to 25 per cent., and on barley malt from 30 per cent. to 35 per cent. Several amendments were offered to Wilson's amenament, and the filibus tering which was started late last Sat urday afternoon on the same question, was renewed. The opponents of a higher duty on barley were able to filibuster away the ten or fifteen min utes wnich remained before the recess. Wilson finally moved that debate be closed, and a vote was finally taken on this last motion, but although the Re publicans and some of the Democrats rushed to get between the tellers, the hour of 5.30 arrived before a quorum had voted, and the House went into re cess, and the barley schedule again went over. Mr. Talbiert of South Carolina was one of the speakers at the evening ses ion ldst night, but the reporters acci-. dentally omitted to state the fact. Tal bert made an earnest appeal to the committee to vote for the income tax amendment, his remarks, though brief, were strong and forcible. He was for the masses, as against the classes. De a'h Through a K s e. SUSQUEHANNA, Pa., Jan. 30.-An affectionate kiss, imprinted upon the rosy cheek of a beautiful flaxen hared grandchild, has suddenly terminated the festivities of a golden wedding. The aged grandfather is no more, and his widow, overcome with grief, is not likc ly to recover. It was a joyous company of younz, middle aged and aged people who con gregated at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Larkin on Thursday. They met in honor of the fiftieth wedding an niversary of their host and hostess, who nad passed their allottetI three-score years and ten, and were still in the en jo., ment of perfect health. Several sweet faced, laughing grand children were present to contribute their sharp. of sunshine to the occasiou. Little 5-year-old Mary Edwards, with her bright blue eyes and light tresses, was there. After kissing her grand mother affectionately, she sprang up in her grandfather'.s .lap, exclaiming, ."Grandpa. I have lots of kisses and a bear hug for you." Then the old man pressed the sweet face of his favorite grandchild to his, fervently remarking: "God bless you, Mary; no company would be complete without you; you are the embodiment of sunshine itself, and I trust 5ou wil grow to be a noble woman." ',Tell me how much you love me, granpa," said the child, "and then I will give you the kiEses and the bear hug." "I cannot tell you how much I love you, child" answered the old man, "but I can assure you it is a big lot." Then Grandfather Larkin imprinted kiss after kiss upon the ruby cheeks, and the child, delighted at the manifesta tion of affeetion, returned the compli meat, and throwing her little arms about the old man's neck, gave. the promised "bear hu4." She then crawled down from Grandpa's lap. and busied herself for a time among the others of the com pany. An hour later, and just before the joyous party were about to partake of dinner, the same little Mary ap proached her grandfather, remarking: "Grandpa. I want to give you one more kiss before dinner, and then I want you to sit by me at the table." The old man smiled and lifted the lit tle girl in his arms. Tvro minutes la ter he felt a tickling sensation in his throat, and realized that in returnine the last kiss a hair had caught in his mouth and been sucked into his wind pipe. This immediately produced bard fits of coughing an'd before relief could be ob tained a blood, vessel was ruptured, and death resulted instantly. Consternation reigned for a time, and the aged part ner of the unfortunate septuagenarian, overcome with grief, fell in a swoon. She rallied an hour later, but it is thought her great grief will cause her death in a short time. ' au&ed by speculatlon. ELLAYILLE, Ga., Jan. 31.-The shock to the people of .Ellaville was great when it was announced on Monday morning that the Planters Bank had been burglarized and robbed of all its money, but it was nothing in comparis on to the eiect upon them when it was generally known at i o'clock yesterday afternoon that Cashier J. E. Clark, who was esteemed so highly by all the peo ple,was most probably the perpetrator of the crime. Early this morning, he went to the nearest drug store and pro cnred talf an cunce of laudanum, pre tendinthat he wanted it for toothache which he swallowed as soon as he re ached his room. He was shortly af terward intervewed by three prominent bank officials, to whom he confessed that he had taken the money, and that the laudanum was taken with suicidal Intent. An emetic was at once admin istered and the poison promptly expell d. Detective Jones from Atlanta, has been here for the past t wo days work Ing the case up, and within less than four hours arter he arrived, he point ed out Cashier Clark as the robber of the bank. About 10 o'clock yesterday morning a bag of silver was found among a pile of rubbish in the back part of the tank building and showed no sigus of hav ing been burned by any kind of ex plosive. The six steel plugs which pro ject into the soilid wall of the safe when fastened were uninjured,norwas the safe armed in any respect except that the :oor was blown from its hinges. These facts led to the conclusion that Casher Cark had removed the money, 6lled the powder, placed his fuse in position losed but not fastened the door an d then applied the match, which con lusions are thought to be true by Clark onfessing. The holes drilled into the oter door of the vault and into the safe door were put there as a blind. Tne ools used were found at Clark's direc tion in the bottom of an old well neer he depot. Something o ver $4,000 has been fuunn $3,600 of which was in lark's pocket and trunk. Speculation in cotton futures, Clara claims caused im to ruake way withabout $3,500 and e adopted this plan to couceatl it. is parents live in Americus, Ga. After Mr. Carliste. WAsHNGxTON, Jan. 29.-General Mas ter Sovereign and General Secretary ayes of tne Knights of Labor will Monday morning file their bill in equi ty against Secretary Carlisle. It ]s a bill for injunction, sn~ed out by Sov reign for himself and the Kniights of abor, praying that the secretary and his confederates may be required to make answer under oath upon what basis of the status of necessity tey claim the right to issue bonds specified ini the recent treasury circular and to specidecally answer whether such bonds are to be :nade payable in United States gold coin or otherwise and why the necessities, if any existing, should not be met oy the coinage of silver no w in possession of defendant, and especially why it is proposed to sell bonds to a greater amount than is required to make up the deficit in the hundred million gold reserve. They ask for a preliminary Injunction to restrain theselling of the bonds, and, after hearing the case, that the injunction be made perpetuai. Pension Thist Caught. CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Jan. 30.-Rev C. W.Lewis, colored, with many aliases was jailed today by Special Pension Examiner Fitzpatrick, and the most gigantic pension frauds ever known in the South have been unearthed, which will lead to the arrest of p-obably a hundred negroes implicated with Lew is in swindling the Government. Levy Is himself drew a fat pension, and on evidence of his own manufacture se cured pensions for others. He appeared as a witness in numberless cases, and stole a notary's seals and forg-d the names of notaries to false affidavits. He has operated here, in Kansas City, New Orleans and other points. There are twenty-seven charges against him up to ths timeand more are coming DEMOCRACY'S DAY.! AFTER MANY YEARS THE PEOPLE HAVE THEIR WILL The W.Iion &1l PAssed-1 is Carrted by a Vote of 204 te 140-Lobbies and Gal 1ert a Jimmsd--Lid'e Crowd the Fioor. WASHINGTON, Feb. 1.-As the Lour fr the meeting of tie House ap proached to-day, the galleries. were crowded to the doors, the aisles were used as seats, the doors oresented the appearance of living pyramids, and. back of them was a solid mass -of.-hu manity, hoping against hope that they might some time get within seeing and hearing distance of the closing of the great tariff debate. The elevators ran to the gailery floor heavily laden with human freight, but no one was able to get exit from them thrbugh the liv ing wall of strugghng, pushing men and women that were packed solidly to the elevator f ence. Even the members of the press were, in many cases, unable to gain access to the gallery lobby reserved for them, and as there was no possibih ty of getting up by way of the elevators, the only way by which they could make any headway at all was by going up the stairway and fighting their way through the crowd by brute force. The scene on the floor of the House was inst as exciting as m the galleries, and there was an air of eager expectancy on the faces of the members as they moved about the floor and gathered in knots to discuss the all-important ques tion of the day. The Speaker's table was oranamented with a magnificient bunch ot long stemmed Mai echal Neil roses. Immediately ater the reading of yes terday's journal, Lockwood (Dem.) of Ne w York, made the point of no quo rum, and the roll was called, disclos ing the presence of 221 members. - Dar incg the progress of the call the House was several times disturbed by noise in the gallery, until haally the Speak er had to order the roll call suspended while he admonished the galleries to preserve order, and directed the door keepers to clear the spaces about the doors. In pursuance of this order a policeman entered the public gallery directly opposite the Speaker and be hind the big clock, but fr some time was unable to get the crowd out or to get out himself. Finally, after a noisy struggle, he manged to escape himself, leaving the crowd In possession. The House then we2t into committee of the whole, and took up the question pending when the House adjourned yesterday, Wilson's motion to close de bate on the barley amendment, and the House divided. Wilson and War ner (Dem.) of New York then took their places as tellers, and the motion was agreed to-179 in the affirmative and nj ne in negative. * The question then recurred on the -amendments to the barley schedule offered-late yesterday afternoon. These were, an amendment by Wilson, raising the duty on barley from 20 per cent. to 25 -per cent., and on barley malt from 25 per cent. to 30 per cent., and several other amendments amending Wilson's amendment. More were added, which were defeated as fast as votes could be taken. The House was dividing upon one of them when the hour of 12 arryled, and, in accordance with the special or det, the committee rose, and the chair man, (Richardson of Tennessee,) re por ted to the Speaker that the.House had had under consideration House Bill 4, 864, to reduce taxation and had adopted several ame'idments. The Speaker then announced that under the special order three hours would be allowed for de bate. By this tima the jam ina the corridors had become so great that progress through them was difficult and well nigh impossible. The diplomatic and executive galleries filled up under the pressure for- seats by others than those for whom' they are generally reserved, and the demands upon Speaker Crisp by members for the admission ot their wives and daughters well-nigh drove him fran tic Finally by tacit consent, the floor was oened to the visitors, and they took thieir places in the lobby be hind in the hall back to the sides of ihe chamber in the gallery, there was banked a mass of humanity utterly un *bs to move and almost unable to oreathe. Comfortable respiration was a impossibdity. The Speaker. recognised Reed, (Rep.) f Maine. This was the signal for a spontaneous outburst of applause, which he Speaker made an edsort to check. Cheers and applause rang out over the alleries, which continued ior some time. Few speakers in the House have ever ad a grander audience hanging upon ~her words. There was not a vacant pace to be seen in the House, and here mnd there throughout the hail were seen >its of color iniicating the presence of adies. Several members 01 the Senate ame over to witness the scenes in the TIower House, while among the dis inuished visitors in the galleries was ardinal IGibbons, easily recogdeed by a flammne red skull cap and neck-cloth; ad on the floor was Bishop Newman. speeches were made by Reed, the Speaker and Wilson, the author cf the Ill, wno closed the deba'e. At the conclusion of Mr. Wilson's sp:-ech, there was enacted a scene of will enthusiasm, such as has never be fore been writnessed in the House with n the memory of the oldest member. The applause which broke out at fre ;qaent intervals during the speech over i-aped all 'ounds when Wilson tried to ake his seat. Cheer after cheer rang >tut again and again, men threw their ats and papers in the air and women waved their handkerchiefs; Brecken ridge of Arkansas embraced the speaker and a crowd of demonstrative admirers headed by Bryan of Nebras k a and Tucker of VirgInia, raised WiI sn on their shoulders and carried him in ariumph out of the ball and to his :ommittec room. Amid the din and confusion of the Iouse, the Speaker announced -that de bate was closed and that, pursuant to the special order, the House would vote upon the amendments. Pending this, Mr. Burrows called attention to the fact that the House could not transact any business while the House was in such an uproar, and he as~ed that the floor be cleared. This was ac cordingly ordered, and in ten minutes after the coinpletion of Wilson's speech the llouse was cleared of its visitors and had subsided to its usual state of comparative tranquility. The Speaker announced that the vote would first be taken on Tawney's amendment, raising the duty on bar ley irom 20 per cent. to 22 cents per tushel, and on malt from 30 per cent. to 32 cents per bushel. The yeas and - mas ere ordered on Tawne's amend ment.and it defeate, yeas 120, nay'197. Wilson's amendment raising the duty on bailey from 20 per cent. to 25 per cent. Ad valorem, and on barley malt from 30 per cent. to 35 per cent., was then voted on and agreed to: Yees 204; nays 114. Separate votes were demand ed &n. the following amendments, adopted in committee of the whole. By Johnson (Dem.) of Ohio, on the arieitent providing that the wool paragiaph should take effect August 2, 1894;.,; Charles W. Stone (Rep.) of Pennsylvania, on the amendment strik ing Out the reciprocity clause of the petrodum schedule, and by several New-ork Democrats on the income tax amendment. The other amend ments (inclnding the two important amendments to the sugar schedule, and those 1epealing the bounty on sugar and pitting refined sugar on the free list) were agreed to, on a viva voce vote. The was a difference of opinion as to whiA amendment to the wool sched ule sbiald be voted on. Johnson's (Demo at of Ohio) provided that the wool 30edule should take effect imme diael' after the bill is passed. This was ajeed to in committee of the whole, but subsequently the committee at Mr.Wilaon's in itance, adopted an other amendment striking out all after the first three words of the Johnson amendinent and inserting August 2, 1894, fr raw wool, and December 2, 1891, for woollen manufacturers. The Johnson amendment was agreed to. The vote was then taken on Wilson's first amendment, and it was also car ried on.a standing vote of 205 ayes to 47 nays The second amendment was also c~rled on a rising vote, ayes 196, nays M 'The effect is to fix the date of the wobl schedule at August 2, and of the woolen schedule at December 2. The mendment striking off the pro vislongegarding reciprocity on petro leum *as also agreed to on a standing vote, yes 170, nays 44. On the internal revenue amendment. Cockran asked if the propositions could be div 4ed and a separate vote taken on the income tax feature, but the Speakfrheld that it could not. Cock ran then called for the yeas and nays on thi entire amendment, and it was carried- amid applause, yeas 182, nays 5 0 . - The Democrats. who voted against the internal revenue bill (with the income tax feature) were: Bartlett of New York Beltzhoover of Pennsylvania, BrawZy of South Carolina, Campbell of New York, Causey of Delawre, Clan cy of New York, Cockran of New York, Compton of Maryland, Coombs of New York, Covert of New York, Cummings of New York. Davey of Louisiana. Da Forest of Connecticut, Dann of New Jersey, Dunphy of New York. English of New Jersey, Everett of Massachusetts, Fielder of New Jersey, Geissenhalner of New Jersey, Haines of New York, Harter of Ohio, Hendrix of New York, Lap ham of Rhode Island, Lockwood of New York, Magner of New York, Mc Aleer of Pennsylvania, McKaig of Pennsylvania, Mayer of Louisiana, Matchler of Pennsylvania, ONeill of Massachusetts, Page of Rhode. Island, Price of Louisiana, Raynor of Mary land, Reilly of Pennsylvania, Rusk of Maryla-nd, Ryan of New York, Scher merhc. of New York,Sickles of -New York, Sperry of Connecticut, Stevens of Massachusetts, Talbott of Maryland, Warner of New York, Wolverton of Pennsylvania. The Republicans who voted for the internal revenue blil were: Bowers of California, Fletcher of Minnesota, Hartman of Montana, March of Illinois, Pickler of South Da kota, Sweet of Idaho, White of Ohio. With the exception of these votes and those of McCall of Massachusetts, Powers of Termont and Scranton of Pennsylvania, who voted against the the internal revenue amendment, the Republicans refrained from voting on this proposition. The amendments in committee hav ing all been agreed to in the House the question was upon the engrossing and third -eading of the bill and it was agreed to. Covert (Dem.) of New York, offered a resolution of recommittal, and on this demanded the previous question. Covert demanded the yeas and nays, but this demand was voted down ayes 36, noes 227-not one-fifth second ing the demand. The motion to recom mit was then- defeated by a vote of 103 tol177, the announcement of the vote being greeted with loud applause. The Speaker then put the question, "Shall the bill pass?" and, the yeas and nays being demanded on this, the roll was called amid the most intense inter est on the floor and in the galleries. As the names of the doubtful Democrats were reached, and they voted "aye" or "no," applause, cheers and sometime s good-natured bantering follo wing their votes. The greatest applause followed Cockran's vote of "aye," and also Cum mings's negative vote, and the aflirma tive vote of Everebt of Massachusetts, Geissenhainer of New Jersey, Lock wood of New York, MIagner, McAleer, racy, Beltzhoover, Warner, Blanchard and Boatner. And Republican applause greeted the votes in the negative of Campbell, Covert, Cummings. Davey f Louisiana, Geary of California, Hanes of New York, Hendrix of New Jersey, Price of Louisiana, Robertson of Louisiana, Schermerborn of Ne w York, Sitley of Pennsylvania, Sickles of Ne w York and Sperry of ''onnecticut. W oen the names of Wilson and the Speaker were called, great cheers greeted their answers of "aye." The Populists all voted for the bill, except N ewlands of Nevada. The vote was announced at 5.55 o'clock as fol ows : Yeas 203; nays 140; so the bill was declared passed, withi a wild shout from the iloor and the galleries. A later and more careful examination f the vote showe-d that 201 had voted for the bill, including the Speaker. The announcement was greeted with cheer ing and applause in the gailleries and n the floor, which continued until the ouse adjourned. The usual motion to reconsider and o lay on the table were made by Wil son and were carried, and the House then, at 5.53, ad journed till tomorro w t 12 o'clock. The following is the detailed vote on the passage of the bill: Yeas-Abbott, Alderson. Alexan der, Allen, Arnold, Baile, Baker, Baldwin, Bankhead, Barnes, Bar wig, Bell of Col urado, Bell of Texas, Baltztioover, Ber ry, Black of Georgia, Black of Illinois, Blanchard, Boatner, Boen, Bower or orth -Carolina, Branch, Brawley, Brecken ridge of Arkansas, Breck en ridge of Kentucky, Bretz, Briekner, Brookshire, Brown, Bryan, Bunn, Burnes, Bynum, Cabaniss, Caminetti, annon of California, Capehart, Ca ruth, Catchings, Causey, Clancy, Clark f Missouri, Clark of Alabama, Cobb or Alabama, Cobb of Missouri, Qockran, ockrell, Coffeen, Comnpton, Conn, Coombs, Cooper of Florida, Cooper ol ndiana, Cooper of Texas, Cornishi, Cox, Cran, Crawford, Culberson, Davis of Kansas, Dearmond, De Forrest, Decson, Desmore, Dockery. Donovan, D)unn, Dunhy, Durborro w, Edmunds, Ellis of Kentucky, English, Euloe, Epes, Erdman, Everett, Fielden, Fithian, Foran, Fyan, Geissenbainer, G 3lclzier, Goonight. Gorman, Grady, Greshusn, Gri, Hall of Minnesota, Hall of Mis sori Hammond, Iare, Harris, Harter, Hatch, Hayes, Heard, Henderson of North Carolina, Hines, Holman, Hook. er of Mississippi, Houk of Ohio, Hud son, Hunter. Hutcheson, Ikirt, John son of Ohio, Jones, Kem, Kilgore, Kribbs, Kyle, Lane, Lapaan, Latimer, Lawsou, Layton, Lester, Lisle, Living ston, Lockwood, Lynch, Maddox, Mag ner, McGuire, Mallory, Marshall, Mar tin of Indiana, McAleer, McCreary of Kentucky, McCulloch, McDannold, McDaarmon, McE ttrick, McGann, Mc Jig, McKaiqhan, McLaurin, McMillin, McRae, McNagny, Meredith, Money, Montgomery, Morgan, Moses, h atch ler, Neill], Oates, O'Neill of Massachu setts, Outhwaite, Paschal, Patterson, Paynter, Pearson, Pence. Pendleton of Texas, Pendleton of West Virginia. Pigot, Rayner, Reilly, Richardson of Ohio, Richardson of Michigan, Rich ardson of Tennessee, Ritchie, Robbins, Rusk, Russell of Georgia, Ryan, Sayers, Shell, Simpson, Snodgrass, Somers, Springer, Stallings, Stockdale. Stone of Kentucky, Strait, Swanson, Talbert of South Carolina, Talbott of Maryland, Tarsney, Tate, Taylor of Indiana, Terry, Tracey, Tucker, Turner, Turpin, Tyler, Warner, Wash ington, Weadock, Wells. Wheeler of Alabama, Whiting, Williams of Illi nois, Williams of Mississippi, Wilson of West Virgina, Wise, Wolverton, Woodward and Charles F. Crisp, Speak er-204. Nays-Adams of Kentucky, Adams of Pennsylvania, Aitken, Aldrich, Aps ley, Avery, Babcock, Baker of New Hampshire, Bartheldt, Bartlett, Belden, Bingham, Blair, Boutelle, Bowers of California, Broderick. Brosius, Bandy, Burrows, Cadmus, Caldwell, Campbell, Cannon of Illinois, Chickering, Childs, Cogswell, Copper of Wisconsin, Cousins, Covert, Cummings, Curtis of NewYork, Dalzell, Daniels, Davey of Louisiana, Dingley, Dolliver. Doolittle, Draper, Ellis of Oregon, Fletcher, Funk, Fan ston, Gardner, Gear, Geary, Gillet of New York, Gillett of Massachusetts, Grosvenor, Grout, Hager, Hainer of Nebraska, Haines, Harmer, Hartman, Haugen, Heiner of Pennsylvania, Hen derson of Illinois, Henderson of Iowa, Hendrix, Hepburn, Herman, Hicks, Hilborn, Hitt, Hooker of New York, Hopkins of Illinois, Hulick, Hull, John son of Indiana, Johnson of North Da kota, Joy. Keifer, Lacey, Lefeyer, Lin ton, Loudenslager, Lucas, Mahon, March, Marvin of New York, McCall, McCleary of Minnesota, McDowell, Meikeljohn. Mercer, Meyer, Moon, Morse, Murray, Newlands, Northway, Page| Payne, Perkins, Phillips, Pickler, Post, Powers, Price, Randall. Ray, Reed, Reyburn, Robertson of Louisi ana, Robinson of Pennsylvania, Hassell of ConnecticutSchermerhorn,Scranton, Settle, Shaw, Sherman, Sibley, Sickles, Smith, Sperry, Stephenson, Charles W. Stone, William A. Stone, Storer, Strong Tawney, Taylor of Tennessee, Thomas Updegraff, Van Voorhis of .New York, Van Voorhis or Ohio, Wadsworth, Walker, Wagner, Wangh, Wever. Wheeler of Illinois, White, Wilson of Ohio, Wilson of Washington, Woomer, Wright of Massachusetts, Wright of Pennsylvania-140. The absentees on this vote numbered 13, of whom Hop kins of Pennsylvania and Sweet of Ida ho had been in attendance during the day, but were compelled to leave be fore the roll call. A physician was present with Hopkins. Stevens, a mejiber of the committee on ways and means, did not vote. A Singular Case. ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 31.-The feat ures of the Harry Hill trial today were the statements of the defendant and the examinations of his aunt Mrs. Ca sey and his ex-partner and lawyer, Ectols. Hill, in his statement which he read, declared that Mrs. Porter had given him money on various occasions. The first that she ever gave him was $100, which she handed to him in the Dairy Kitch en, New York, where they were lunch ing. That was in 1886. The follo'wing Christmas, she made him a present of $100. The next year, 1887, she gave him $750. Of this she handed him $500 at her own home in Atlanta and the other $250 she put in his pocket during a carriage drive. In 1889, Hill said he accompanied her part of the way to Macon. On parting she handed him an envelope which upon opening he found contained $300. In 1890, he re ceived a letter from Mrs. Porter, con taining $350. and later in the year she sent him $400 by express. In 1891, Mrs. Porter made the first note which was for $1,200. This Hill discounted. Hill proceeded to detail the aid which Mrs. Porter had rendered him from time to time; how she became a mem ber of the Wilson Whiskey Company, unknown to her husband and brother. This company was a bad invesement and cosL Mrs. Porter heavily, as neither of the other members of the concern had anything to put in it. Probably ten notes were made. Hill declared that in each instance Mrs. Porter either signed them or he signed them in her presence with her consent. Hill as serted dramatically that he never forged her name to a single note and protested his imiocence of the charge. Mrs. Casey, the defendant's aunt tes tified that she was an intimate friend of Mrs. Porter's. The witness had de lined to invest her money in the Wil son Whiskey Company and advised Mirs P'orter not to do so without in forming her family. "I said to her that it would be discovered some day mnd that then her's would be the sad :dest home in Atlanta." Echols described the scene when he informe-d Mrs. Porter that iil had forged her name to notes. Mrs. Casey was present. Mrs. Porter was deeply moved. Daring the trial, a sharp personal passage occurred between Charley Hill the prosecuting attorney for the State, and his own brother, Ben Hill, one of the counsel for the defense. Judge Clark had to call them to order. Harry [1ill, the defendant, is a cousin of his lawyer and his prosecutor. Through out the trial, the court room has been :rowded by spectators who have wait ed expecting something to crop out which would have bearing on the scan dalous rumors behind all this case. T'be evidence will be concluded tomor Voted It Down . YORKvIILE, Jan. 28.-The question whether or not a dispensary should be stablisned in this town was voted on esterday and the vote said in an em phatic way that no dispensary was anted. There were 71 votes for and 144 against its establishment. There ,as a considerable amount of election ering done on both sides. We hope now that Yorkville has said so emphate cally that she wants no State bar room hat the authorities will not only cease o try to force one upon her, bat will ase their power to throttle the blind Lger. ___________ saved. 3 E~w YoRK. Jan. 27.-The Steamer Lrance, from London, arrived today, ~aving on board tg captain and cre w jf seventeen men oT the lumber laden Ntrwegian bark Havelock, from Pen acol for Calals, abandoned, waterhg led, in mid-ocean, thirty-nine days out. Che rescue was a nazardous one, but no ~asualties occurred. The crew were in ~he rigging when the France hove in f a-ht. A BIG WAR HISTORY; The Story of the Late War to be Finished Soon. WAsHINGTON, D. C., Jan. 21.-The biggest literary work ever undertaken in America is the military history now being produced by Uncle Sa-n, under the iitle of "War of the Rebellion, a Compilation of the Oficial Records of the Union and Confederate Armies." It Is the largest history ever published in the world. It was began just twen ty years ago and will be practically fna ished at the end of the next fiscal year. The whole work when completed will embrace 120 huge royal octavo volumes of 1,000 pages each, and a gigantic at las, and the ultimate cost will be some thing like $2,500,000. Each separate book in a set is three inches thick and - weighs from 50 to 60 ounces, and the combined weight of an entire set will be 520 pounds, while the volumes, if set up in a row on a singie shelf of one's library, would extend a distance of 3) feet. Eleven thousand copies will I be printed, so that the edition will' comprise 1,320.000 books of 1,030 printed pages, aggregating 1,320,000,000 pages of matter, exclusive of the atlas. Up to this date 89 serial volumes I haN e been published and about 81,800, 000 has been spent in all branches of the work, or about S20,000 per volume. The printing and binding alone cost 1 $10,000 per volume, while the previous I preparation of each volume for the c printer's hands cost an equal sum of $10,000. The completei work will embrace 9 four series. The first deals in regular C chronological orderiwith all the military operations in the field; the second with t official correspondence and reports on C both sides relating to prisoners of war; a the third will cover matters not spec- 1 ially related to the subjects treated in the firss and second, while the fourth a will exhibit the corresondence, or- c ders, reports and returns of the Can- t federate authorities in Lthe same line as those of the Union officials set f.arth in 2 the third series. t The method of treatment pursued ( throughout is altogether impartial and non-partisan. Nothing is printed in the volumes except duly authenticated t contemporaneous records of the war, and newspaper accounts and private a reports are rigidly exclude I. 1 The story of this story of the war- t the most extraordinary history of the b most extraordinary war on record-is a full of interest. The manner of its t publication is in many respects unique, f and some of the methods employed are r peculiar to itself. The first definite t step to execute the gigantic work were 9 taken in 1874, when Cngress passed a C law providing the necessary means to enable the Secretary of War to begin s publication; but some essential pre liminaries were gone through with ten years before that date. Since then the E work has passed through many inter esting stages; but it has all been so carefully done as to be perfectly har- I monious and complete. Every available source of first-hand information has been ransacked, and contributions of official papers that do a not hapDen to be on file in the depart ment are being recovered in allparts of the country. Many of these papers are I autograph messages and reports writ ten by the olcers in command of the 1 various armies and divisions engaged in the struggle, and altogether they form a priaeless collection. The distribution of the printed vol umes as they come out is conducted on t an unusual plan in accordance with a I law of the 47th Congress, passed- in 0 1882.. Of the 11,000 copies ordered to be I printed 1,000 are set aside for the var- I ous- executive departments; 1,000 are I reserved for distribution by the Secre-( tary of War among army officers and 1 contributors to the work; 8,300 copies ~ are being sent to such libraries, posts, aJ organizations and individuals as were ~ designated to receive them by Senators, C Representatives and delegates of the ~ 47th Congress, and the 700 copies over I are for sale at the war department, 1 (with a possible 500 more, owing to the C death of original beneficiaries.) at 10 t per cent above the bare cost of print- C ing, the proceeds to be covered into the 2 treasury. The books can be had at the department by purchase at from 50 to 85 cents per volume, if bound in black cloth, and .$1 extra per volume if bound in half Turkey. None can be had free on application. The 89 serial ~ parts already published can be got for $56.10 in~ cloth. The atlas, when com plete, will cost $12, or 40 cents a part, there being 30 parts. I Supplemental to this vast mass of war records, now nearing completion, I will be "Naval Records of the Rebel lion," which is about to be begun on a plan similar to that of the ar my rec ords, though on a much smaller scale.I Hanw Hirm. RA LEIGH. Jan. Sg.-The daughter oft George M. Pearson has committed sui- I cide in Burke county. Her father didI not clothe her sufficiently, refused toC give her sufficient food and made her do amazl's work. The child only 15 C years old, complained that she was I tired, hungry and sick all the time, and I that she was tired of life. She went into the woods and hanged herself with a small shawl. Pearsons is now under indictment for instigating his son to ] poison a man who stood bet ween him a and a neighbor's wife with whom he a was infatuated. He estranged the af- C fections of the man's wife and wishing C to be ur distuibed in his possession it is r harged that he told his son to drop ~ strychnine in water and give it to this s man when he came from the field to his I dinner. The plan would have been I successful had rnot the boy weakened 3 at the last moment and confessed what I he was about tOdo. Gen.Gordon's Lecture. WasHINGTON Jan. 27.-General c John P. Gordon delivered his. famous e lecture, "The Last D~ays of the Confeder- c cy," at Convention Hall, before an b audience of S,000 persons. General Scho- e ield commander-in-chief of the United 3 States Army presided and half a hun- 14 red men of promimece, consisting of ] Union Generals, Confederate Generals Senators and Representatives Repub lican and Democratic acted as vice pres idents. Old war fiages of both armies were placed on the stage and heartily I applauded. The lecturer was in good ] voice and his description of the closingr icens at Appamattox were listened to with the closest attention. The proceed 2 of the lecture which will net a hand- I some sum are to be turned over to En- c ampment Nio. 69, Union Veterans C Legion and the Con federate Veteran Association of the District, evenly and 1 be distributed among the needy mem bers. IBought for Gold . c VAC~vR Jan. 29.-A golden- c haired half-breed Indian girl known as Lucy Ilarry, was sold to William Dei en, of Port Moody, lasr w~eek for $150 ash. The affair ha3 caused great ex- a eitement here. Lucy is famous through ( out the coast for her beauty. Her gu- lI ardian reared her with the intention of I selling her. The girl's father Nas a s Saxon of light complexion and her 1I mother a full'looded Siwash. Her clive e coimolexion, carriage and form are per- t: tcand her golden hair frames a lace c of rare beauty. The authorities hav e t FULL OF FIGiT. THE LAW AND ORDER LEAGUE MEANS BUSINESS. Its JAckaonvllle Agent Instructed to Spare No Expense in Endeavoring to Bring the Corbett-Mltebell Crowd to Punish mont JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 29.-The aw and order league has resolved to nake it lively for the prinepals and the tiders and abettors in the Corbett Afitchell prize fight. To-night Rev. W. N. Cornoly, local agent of the eague. called on the Southern Assoct Lted press correspondent and asked hat the following statement be made: "In the matter of the prize fight, we told the injunesion granted by Jadge ,all was an evasion of prescibed stat Ltes, and if tne State j authorites do lot very soon bring the matter up for. eview in the Supreme Court the league vill do so. I have heard that the Gov rnor has instructed the Attorney Gea ral to follow this line of action." "What piovisions have been made to irosecute this matter?" "The International League has placed mple funds at the disposal of its local gents for this purpose and has given nstructions for the suit to be pashed or ward at the first sign of weakening a the part of the State. "Theleague is determined that such n exhibition as took place in this city 'hursday shall not be repeatod In the ountry if means can be found to pre ent it. It wa? called a glove contest, at Mitchell was readereL eatirley .a2 onscious from theterrfic force of ablow nd that it would end in this manner, a favor of one or the other fighter, 7as fully foreseen as I understand- that finish fight means a fight until one f the men is unable to respond when ime is called." Mr. 13owden, manager of the Daval Lthletic Clu:, denies emphatically lat he has left the Daval Athletie lub. "And," says he, "there is not a wora f truth in the statement that the club as disbanded. t nasn't disbanded. haven't, left and I haven't heard ny complaint from the other iembers with the possible ex:eo. lon of one of my management. We ave found that prize fights are not gainst the laws and after all this tron - le and expense it would be foolish or me to pull out. This club owns ights, which are valaible. On2 of bem is a lease on a part of the fair rounds. I'm not going to throw that p." Will the club'offered a purse for Fitz immons and Creendon? "As it now stands it will not." "Will it offer purses for any other vents?" "None that I know o:1 yet. We don't :now exactly what we are going to do. ;ut we haven't disbanded." An Honest Man. WAsmNGToN, Jan. 29.-Several days go Representative Si'ley of Pensyl. ania resigned his seat in the Htuse. Ie was not in sympathy with the tar ff bill. He felt that he could not con istently support it, and he thought It ietter to retire from publiclife and per nit his constituents to elect a succe or who would more properly repr6sent heir wishes. The resignation met rith a storm of protests from many of he leading r ambers of his party. Sib ay went over to Harrisburg Saturday ad had a conference with Governor lattison. The Governor urged him to econsider his resignation, his arga fent being that his withdrawal from )ongress at this time would work more ojary to the party organization than ny action which Sibley might take re arding the tariff bill. Sibley received number of telegrams today from his onstituents urging him to withdraw is resignation and serve out his term. n compliance with these requests Sib' sy has decided to remain, but this de ision will not affect his action upon he tariff bill. He is still unalteredly pposed to that measure, and will vote gainst it. Long Del1ayed tr acers. AL"etSTA, Ga.3an 30.-Three let. ers have been found in the Augusta lotel which should have been posted everal years ago. They were dated Lpril 6, 1887, and were sealed and tamped, but for some re ison did not :o to their destination. The writer of hem was a man named Harry Hutton nd had penned the epistles on what urported to be the eve of his self-de truction. The letters were all direct d to Baltimore-one to his father, an ther to a friend and another to a re ative. They all expressed the deepest ontrition and in the first and last Lamed he asked forgiveness, while in he other he held himself up in the ight of a warning to his friend. The ecords show the name of no such sni ide in this city and it is supposed that Ither he decided to linger in this vale f tears a little longer or that his pur ose was accomplished in some other lace. Killed by Bandits. SAN ANToNIo, Te~x., Jan. 29.-Frank lowell, a ranchman, of Pecos county, rrived here and brings news of the filung of a prominent young Amari an, namod Henry W. Carew, by a band f Mexican outlaws, supposed to be re aants of Santa Perez's so-called re olutionary forces. Mr Carew came to outhwest Texas a few months ago rom Chattanooga, Tenn., and was rospecting in Pecos county with a iew of going into the sheep rasing uzsinaess there on an extensive scale. le left the ranch of Mr. Howell last 'esday for a trip into Mexico. He ,as traveling alone and had hardly rossed the border when he was attact d and killed. His pockets were rified f a considerable sum of money and his orse stolen. Tne body of the murder d man was not found until Friday. 'he trial of the bandits has been fol wed into the mountains below the hig bend of the Rio Grande river in lex ico. Net Atraid of 5m all Things. ST. Lot-Is, Jan. 21.-Dr. George F. Inibert engaged a contractor named 1ane to build a house for him. Lane efused him possession of the house .ntil he paid -him for his work and put man named McGuire in the house to :eep the doctor out. The doctor swore ut a warrant against McGulre for for ible and unlawful entry and detainer. )eputy Sheriff Geimer went to the ouse with a warrant. McGuire threat ned to shoot him if he attempted to nter. Geimer did not mind the threats nd broke open the door. McGuire rew a revolver. Geimer knocked it ut of his hand and arrested him. Terrors of the Earthquake. SAN FRAsczsco, Jan. 2 8.-Aadition 1 advices by the steamer Belgic from hina announces the complete annihi ition by earthquake of the town of uchan, Persia. T welve thousand per ons were killed in tne a. ul disaster. 'en thousand corpses have been recov red to date. The once important and eautiful city of 20,000 people is now nly a scene of death, desolation and error. Fifty thousand cattle were de Lrooe at the ua time.