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Send or brinjf Ten Cents
and the Coupon on the Fourth
Facre. and you will get the
splendid Picture,
"Delivering Her . . .
Christmas Presents."
Twelve Cents bymaiL
Sneers and Loud Talk Fall to
Disturb the Serenity of the
Speaker. Who Pushes Busi
ness Thronffh With a Rush-
Both Branches of Congress
Adjourn for the Holidays.
: >ec 2L— The Hawaiian
. :?d prominently in the last
session of the house before the holiday
Mr. Boutelle and Mr. Blair
eac!i offered resolutions, the former
g on the secretary of the navy for
■.ions whereby the admiral in
cuanre of the naval forcos at Honolulu
was placed uuderthe command of Com
er Blount and the warrant tbere
te latter instructing the foreign
- committee to investigate the
.-.ive to Hawaiian
revolution. The substitute for the Uitt
ntelJe resolutions was also pre
. by the chairman of the foreign
on each of
: evolutions was avoided by the
speaker in refer
em. Before adjournment Mr.
j notice that the debate on
the Wilson bill wouid beirin the day of
_ of congress, and Mr.
McCreary also informed the house
that within ten days after meeting
two days would be given for considera
tion of the Hawaiian resolutions re
ported by the foreign affairs committee.
&s: nas the journal was read Mr.
Boutelie, who was on his feet, sent up a
tion which, he said, was priv-
As roon as the reading of the
resolution haa been completed the
bt ordered it referred to the com
■jn naval stairs. Mr. Boutelle
-ouzbt to discuss the question of
-•:.: to discuss the resolution, but
and said it couid only be considered at
this time by unanimous consent- Mr.
Boutelie asked unanimous conseut, but
Mr. bott, of Maryland, objected. Mr.
McMiiliu, of Tennessee, from the com
mittee on ways and means; then pre
sented a joint resolution authorizing
the secretary of the treasury to make
regulations whereby stock removed !
across tne Texas border into Mexico can j
be reimported into the United States
until May 1, 1891. Mr. Pascal, of
Texas, explained that on account
of the rouunt in Southwestern Texas,
stock as dying in large numbers, and
that the resolution simply allowed
Stockmen to take stock across trie river
to keep them from starvation. Without
objection the resolution was passed.
Mr. Blair, of New Hampshire, then
came forward with another Hawaiian
resolution, which be desert *d as a res
olution looking to the in-*-* vration of |
the Questions of fart with a«v. trenc^ to j
the subject. The Democrats v»Jte acain :
Dn their feet protesting. Mr. Talbott j
insisted that it should co forthwith to i
the foreign affairs committee.
:om in i
s to investigate the
-aid Mr Blair.
-1 object." reiterated Mr. Talbott.
'•Trie gentleman seems to be very shy
..th iv this matter," ejacu
lated Mr. Reed, sneeiingiy.
"You won't find us shy when the
proper time comes," retorted Mr. Tal
bott. hotly.
The speaker rapped the house to or
ier at this point and directed the clerk
to call the committees for reports.
When foreign affairs was reached. Mr.
McCreary. the chairman, reported a
resolution as a substitute for the Hitt
and Boutelle resolutions. At the same
c asked the privilege of making a
ent, but the speaker declared em
phatically that no statement was in or
Mr. Blair, who has so recently come
from the easy-ironic methods of the sen
ate, was sh:. ; by the speaker
c asked in connection with this
I Lhe courtesy of having his own
ciou read. Mr. McCreary then
inanimous consent to permit the
minority of the committee lo make a re
; rt Mr. Blair retaliated: "1 will ob
ject to everything." [Laughter.] S1
■ - -: the ?trenu
i and Bou-
I that nothing was in order except
. of committees. A sharp col
loquy between
followed as to whether the resolution
from the foreign affairs committee by
going to the calendar lost its privilege.
The speaker so decided in virtue of the
fact that the report was made during
the call of committees. Mr. Boutelle
vigorously opposed the decision. "If an
impeachmeDt resolution were reportd in
this manner," said he. "if the theory of
the speaker is correct by the action of
the speaker referring it, it would lose
its privileged character. The speaker's
interposition would deprive the house
of its highest prerogative." While Mr.
Boutelle proceeded with a exeat deal of
force and some display of temper, the
Speaker again cut him short by direct
ins the clerk to continue the call of com
A bill authorizing the secretary of
war to appoint a board of revision in
certain cases consumed the remainder
of the mornins hour, bat no conclusion
waf reached. When the morning hour
expired Gen. Wheeler moved to ?o into
committee of the whole on the New
Mexico statehood bill. Mr. Pence, of
Colorado, wanted to include the Okla
homa bill in the motion, but Mr. Wheel
er explained the house was acting in
pursuance of a special order that
save by unanimous consent. Mr. Pence,
however, was not satisfied and demand
ed tellers on the motion. While the
tellers were still at their place Mr.
Eprinsrer asked unanimous consent that
the motion be considered as carried.and
be so amended that as soon as the New
Mexico bill is disposed of the Oklahoma
bill be taken up. Mr. Hicks (Rep., Pa.)
objected. A few minutes later Mr.
Springer again submitted his request.
"1 object," said Mr. Wilson, "in the
Jptf rest of public business."
Mr. Springer offered to exclude the
revenue legislation, but Mr. Hicks re
newed liis objection. Mr. Wilson then
gave notice that on the day con
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gress re-convened after the holidays he
would call up the tariff bill.
The house waited patieDtly for an
hour for the adjournment resolution to
come from the senate. The tellers in the
meantime vainly tried to secure a quo
rum on Mr. Wheeler's motion to go in
to committee of the whole on the New-
Mexico bill. The tellers then reported
that the vote on this motion stood 141 to
o. In making the report Gen. Wheeler
called attention to the fact that the Re
publicans had refused to vote. 130 of the
141 votes being the votes of Democrats.
A moment later the president's clerk
announced his approval of the defici
ency bill and then at 3:15, upon motion
of Mr. Holman, adjourned for the holi
day recess until January 3, 1594.
Occnpied the Time of Senators
Washington, Dec. 21.— 1n the senate
today a good part of the time was de
voted to executive business, and many
nominations were confirmed. Mr.
Proctor (Rep., \'t.\ introduced a
bill to annex the territory of
Utah to the state of Nevada. Referred
to the committee on territories. Mr.
Mitchell (Rep., Or.), asked lor the re
printine of a memorial on the subject
of bankruptcy, and in connection there
with said there was a general impres
sion, by reason of certain action taken
elsewhere, that all hone of securing
legislation upon that subject was dead.
The impression was not justified by any
means of fact.
At 12:45 the senate, on motion of .Mr.
Mills : Dem., Texas), proceeded to the
consideration of executive business.
When the doors were again opened the
corrected house joint resolution.provid
hiE: for the holiday recess of congress
from today until Wednesday, Jai:. 3,
1894, was laid before the senate and con
curred in. At 1:50 the senate took a
recess until 2:30. At the expiration of
the recess at 2:30 the senate resumed
its session, and, after transacting some
routine business, at 2:45 again went
into executive session. The legislative
session was resumed at 3:40, and the
chair laid before the senate a communi
cation from the secretary of state, ill
response to the resolution of
the senate calling for informa
tion as to whether permission
had been granted any foreign cable
company to land its cables or lines on
the coast of the United .states since
March 1, 1893. The secretary of state
said no such permission has been grant
ed since March L, l^S.either conditional
ly or uncouditionally,knowing of no law
of congress authorizing him or any other
executive officer to do so: that several
times prior to that date permission was
refused unless completed on prescribed
conditions, and that he knows of no
reason for granting such permission
since March 1, 1893. that did not exist
prior to that date. Mr. Frye (Rep., Me.),
the author of the resolution to which the
communication of the secretary of state
was a reply, asked that the communica
tion lie on the table, as he desired to
call the attention of congress to some
matters connected with it. Then. on
motion of Mr. Gorman (Dem., M<L). the
seuate at 3:45 p. m. adjourned until
Wednesday, Jan. 3, 1894.
Must First Pass Through the
Washington-, Dec. 21. — Senator
Washburn, of Minnesota, who pressed
the ami-option bill in the last congress,
will not introduce the measure in the
senate, because the bill on its face is to
raise revenue and must originate in the
house. Senator Washburn has been
discussing witt. constitutional lawyers a
bill which would directly prohibit deal
ing in options, as fee wanted, if possible,
to present a bill of that kind which would
receive the support of many senators
who do not believe in using the taxing
power to prevent dealing in futures.
He has concluded that such a bill can
not be successfully maintained, and
that the anti-option bill must be based
on the prohibition or restriction by leg
islation. This being the case, the bill must
first pass the house. Chairman Hatch,
of the agricultural committee, says that
I he will not attempt to introduce this
bill until after the holidays, as it has
been decided that there must be a quo
rum of the house favorable to -.he bill
present before it can be referred to this
committee. The raising of the point of
no quorum on the reference of the pure
food bill yesterday shows him that he
could not proceed without the friends i
of the bill being in attendance.
Stan ton Placed in Charge of the
North Atlantic Squadron..
Washington, Dec. 21. — Secretary
Herbert this evening cave oat his de
cision in the case of Commodore Stan
ton, detached from command of the
South Atlantic squadson lor saluting
Mello in the harbor at Rio. The sec
retary restores Stanton to duty, and
assigns nun to the command of the
North Atlantic squadron. This is re
garded as perhaps the choicest station
to command among them ail. The con
cluding portion of Secretary Herbert's
letter is as follows: The department
has never for a moment considered that
you were intentionally guilty of wrong
in this matter, but only that you com
mitted a grave error of judgment. For
this reason, and to satisfy the authori
ties of Brazil, who were offended at
your action, you were detached from
your command. The department now
feeling assured that no further action
will be necessary to prevent a recur
rence of such errors, will as soon as
practicable restore you to command.
Christmas of Oar Congressmen.
Special to the Globe.
Washington, Dec. 21.—Representa
tives Baldwin and Hail will remain in
Washington during the holiday vaca
tion. Mr. Tawney left today for th«
West, and will bring his wife here after
Christmas. Mr. McCleary will make a
brief trip to Minnesota. Mr. Kiefer
will remain in Washington. Mr.
Fletcher leaves tomorrow for a two
weeks' trip to Florida, accompanied by
his niece. Mr. Boen has not deter
mined yet whether he will go home or
remain here. Senator Davis will re
main in Washinzton. Senator Wash
burn left today for a trip to Cuba.
At the Capital.
Special to the Globe.
Washington, Dec. 21.— J. C. How
ard, of Duluth. Ik registered at the
What Seemed for a Time to Be
Sure Death Happily Averted—
Heroic Attempts at Rescue,
bat the Men Finally Escape by
One of the Air Shafts— Acci- ;
dents of a Day.
MnroxK. IU., Dec. 21.— At 5 o'clock
this afternoon a fire, which is still
burning, in the mine operated by the
Chicago & Minouk .Coal Mining com
pany, held 300 miners in deadly peril of
their lives. All of them made their
escape, and but few were injured- The
man most seriously hurt is George Erb
land, who caused the disaster. He is
desperately burned and his chauee of
recovery is very slight. Erblaud started
the fire by attempting to Light his torch
while standing near a large can of
kerosene. The gas from the oil
riamed up as Erbland lit his torch,
and in his efforts to extinguish the
flames he upset the can of kerosene,
which at once gave the flames great im
petus. The can was upset close 10 the
dry timber lining the walls of the main
shaft, and this was ablaze in an instant.
The fire spread with an appalling rapid
ity, and for a time it seemed as though
the SOU men in the shaft must perish.
About 100 of them were, however, taken
ud the main shaft before tue tire ren
dered it useless to attempt to escape by
that route. Two hundred men were
at the bottom of the shaft, and the
fire vras spreading furiously. The
wildest kind of rumors were
afloat, and a panic prevailed around the
mouth of the shaft, where the families
of the imprisoned miners and others at
tracted by the disaster had formed a
largp crowd. It was found that there
was not sufficient nose to reach suffi
ciently far down the shaft to be of use
in extinguishing the flames, and the
Illinois Central at once dispatched an
engine to Eureka, a few miles away, for
more hose. It came within a remark
ably short time, and two gallant
fellows at once made an attempt
to descend the shaft. The smoke,
however, was pouring out in such
dense clouds that the men were dragged
back half-suffocated and two others at
once seized the hose and started down.
They were drawn back nearly dead. A
third attempt met with no bettor success,
and it was then seen that unless the
men succeeded in escaping through the
atlng shafts their hope of life
was gone. There are three ventilating
snafts, one north, one northeast and one
northwest of the main shaft. To these
the men in the mine had rustled crazed
with fear, burned with falling embers,
and choked and blinded by the
smose which was aapidly filling the
mine. Fortunately every man reached
the foot of one of the three ventilatine
shafts, and was quickly drawn to the
surface. Inside an hour after Erbland
attempted to light his torch ail the men
were safe above ground. Many of the
men reached the upper air iv a des
perate condition, half-strangled and
blinded with the smoke, but medical
aid and fresh air soon brought them
around, and all will recover, with the
exception of Erbland, whose injuries
were received from the explosion of the
can of oil. At midnight the fire is still
burning, and is absolutely beyond con
trol. The only way of extinguishing
the flames will be to flood the mine, and
this may be done tomorrow. It is im
possible tonight to approximate the
amount of damage done.
Four Men Ran Down and Three
Lose Their Lives.
Gkkkxsbubo. Pa.. Dec. 21.— This
evening at 6 o'clock four men, who
were walking on the track, were struck
by Passenger Engine No. SI. of the
Pennsylvania railroad, a quarter of a
mile east of here. Three of them were
instantly killed. The other escaped with
a lew scratches. The train was running
very fast, and the four men were hurled
into a ravine 100 feet below. John
Scott, an Englishman, the one sur
vivor, knew only one of the men who
were killed. He was his companion,
and he stated to the Pennsylvania rail
road physician that his name was
Arthur Cavebaugh. He said that tney
had been working at McDonald as
miners, and were on their way to >Vill
iamstown. Pa., where they expected
employment. The other two dead men
are unknown. Scott and Cavebaugh
met the others this morning, and they
did not give their names. They
only said they came from Colo
rado. All three of the dead
mea were well dressed. one
of them wearing fine kid gloves. Be
hind the statement of the one man who
escaped are some mysteriously impor
tant disclosures that the railroad au
thorities are exercised over, and which
Rre not to be made public at this time.
Scott, after telling tne story first men
tioned, made another statement, which
involved secret cross-questioning in a
private office at the railroad station by
the railroad officials and the authorities
there. All efforts to learn something at
the sitting were fruitless.
Masonic Temple Burned.
Adiuax, Mich., Dec. 21.— Tne Ma
sonic Temple, built iv ISG3 at a cost of
. was burned at an early nour
this mornihsr. It was occupied oy ail
ihe Masonic lodges in the city, who re
tained the third and fourth floors, the
second being ocenpied by attorneys,
and the ground floor by the Lanawee
County Savings bank, the United States
i-xpress company ana McConneli's dry
goods house. The latter loses 530,000,
with an insurance or $13,000. The
building was insured for $20,000. Other
losses wiii increase the aggregate con
Sleighing Party Killed.
Hollis. S. li., Dec. 2L— Tbe Shoo
Fly express, leaving Nashua at S:4O to
night for Aver Junction, collided near
here with a eleigh containing four per
sons -out for a ride, demolishing the
vehicle, and killing three and fatally
injuring the other occupant. The
parties all belong to this town. Their
names are Marcus and Charles H. Lund
and Miss Alma Lund, dead, and Miss
Clara A. Stevens, fatally injured. The
engineer of the train claims he did not
see them until almost upon them. He
whistied for the crossing, but they tried
to pass ahead of the train.
Five Persons.Two of Them Women,
Implicated in the Plot — Some
Time in January the Time
Fixed for the Deed — Steps
Taken for the Arrest of Parties
Known to be Implicated.
Topeka, Kan., Dec. 21.— A special
from Abilene, Kan., to the Capitol
says: Letters written by one R. F.
Rock, and dated at Topeka, were found
here and outlined a scheme of
kidnaping Ruth Cleveland next month.
Five people were named as implicated
in the deal. It was at first thought to
be a fake, but developments show that
it is probably the scheme of a crank
who has been banging around the city
recently, but has gone East. The police
are reticent about the matter, but it is
known that two women are involved in
the plot. The date for the abduction
was set for some time in January. Steps
have been taken for the arrest of the
parties to the conspiracy, who are now
under surveillance, as soon is it is
thought that all involved are known.
Xew York State Democracy Meet
and Organize.
New Toek. Dec. 21.— The New Fork
state Democracy, which aims at the
overthrow of Tammany Hall, and boss
ism throughout the state, met in Cooper
Union tonight to perfect a permanent
organization. The hall was crowded
and there was great enthusiasm. Ex-
Secretary or the Treasury Fairchild was
elected chairman. In accepting;
the office Mr. Fairchiid said in Dart:
"We have met to discbarge a patriotic
duty in doing what we can to set on foot
a movement which has fur its object the
association of the rights, of majorities
injevery meeting of Democrats called, to
do something so simple and elementary
in a country governed by the votes of
all, that one who is not learned
in the recent political history of
the Democratic party in this
state may well wonder wherefore
the need of this. And yet the future ex
istence of the Democratic party in his
state demands that such action be taken,
and that it be resolutely supported by
ail who care for the maintenance of
Democratic ideas in government."
Resolutions were passed authorizing
Chairman Fairchiid to appoint" an ex
ecutive committee not exceeding 100
which shall constitute the general com
mittee of the new movement. This
committee will be charged with per
fecting tne organization in this county
of the state Democracy and to stregthen
and popularize the Democratic party
throughout the state. Speeches were
made by John W. Golf. Theodore Sutro
and Augustus A. Healy. Mr. Goff said
that the crime of losinir the constitu
tional convention, which has fallen to
the ReDublican party, could be laid at
the doors of hydra-headed bossism. and
for twenty years the Democrats of this
state will not have the opportunity to
relieve that great misfortune.
Fierce Naval Engagement Looked
for Near Pernambueo.
Peexambuco. Dec. 21. — There is
great excitement in this city tonight
over the well-authenticated re port that
the Keuublica. the most formidable
ship in the Brazilian insurgent fleet.
accompanied by the Aquidaban,
has been sighted heading northward,
apparently for this port. As the Nic
theroy sailed southward on Wednesday,
and as the America is off this harbor,
the likelihood of a fierce naval battle
between the government and the revo
lutionary war ships seems imminent.
Lieut. John J. Conway, third watch
officer on the Nictheroj 1 , who was com
mander of the forward gun deck bat
tery of this cruiser, accompanied by
sixty seamen of the Nictheroy, saiis for
New York Saturday on board the
British steamer Herschel, Cayt.
Salier. which sailed from Rio de
Janeiro for New York on Dec. IS.
The remainder of the Nictheroy> or ep
have signed suitable papers drawn ua
as near to their desires" and requests as
BCSKOS Aykks. pec. 21.— The insur
gent forces of Kio Grande have captured
San Borju. Thesie»reof Bage continues.
Lehish Valley Men Will Soon B?
in Their Oid Places.
Teef.e Haute. IncL, Dec, 21.— Grand
Master Sargent, of the firemen, said:
"The information from the press reports
regarding the Lehigh Valley and the
employes led me to communicate with
P. F. Doyle, of the state board of arbi
tration of New Jersey, regarding the
reported violation of the agreement. 1
hare received advices from Mr. Doyle
stating that he investigated the com
plaints and notified J. F. McDonald,
president of the board, of the results.
Mr. McDonald brought the matter to
the attention of President Wilbur, of
the Lehich Valley, who assured him
that justice would be done the men. He
also assured the board that the agree
ment should be carried out- Mr. Doyle
also informed me that in a short time
all will be running smoothly, with most
of the old men at work."
Brazilian Agent Negotiating For
More Vessels.
Xew Tokk, Dec- 2L— Senor Men
donca. the Brazilian minister to me I
United States, arrived in New York
today from Washington. Tonight he
went to the house of Cnarles R. Flint,
the agent for the Brazilian government
in the matter of supplying it with war
ships, etc, and remained there some
time. The Brazilian minister then re
turned to the Brunswick hotel. He de- ;
clined to see repoaters. It is supposed
that the, conference with Mr. Flint was
in reference to the purchase of more
ship 3 for war purposes, if it becomes
necessary. ■/.;* &r.
Could Not Agree. - ?^-L
Washixgtox, Dec. 21.— majority
members of the ways and means cony
mittee held an extended conference this :
evening, but adjourned until Saturday
without having taken action, being an
able to agree on the provisions of the
Internal revenue section of the tariff
Royalists Claim to Have Promises
of Help Froru Japan — Presi
dent Dole Not in Very Good
Health — The General Impres
sion Is That There Will Be No
Serious Trouble.
Sax FnA>-ciPco,Dee. 21.— The steam
er Mariposa, which arrived Jtbis morn
ing, brought the latest news from Hono
lulu. The steamer had but few passen
gers from Honolulu, and none of them
were identified with either political
party there. One passencer, a resident
of New Zealand, says of the fortifica
tions at Honolulu and preparations for
any attack that might be made:
"One hundred and fifty men patrol
the government buildings night and day,
and 1,500 niGre are ready at a moment's
notice to respond to a call to arms. The
provisional government is composed of
a determined set of men. and its over
throw can only be accomplished by
superioi force."
There had been nn special excitement
in Honolulu tor weeks past until the
day the Mariposa left there. Then the
revenue cutter Corwin arrived from
San Francisco, bringing additional in
structions from Secretary Gresham to
Minister Willis, which were published
in this country wnen President Cleve
land's Hawaiian message was delivered
to congress a few days ago, and the nat
ure of which was unknown in Hono
lulu. The friends of the provisional
government in Honolulu seemed to be
under the impression that the Corwin
had arrived there with instructions that
would result in an early effort on the
part of the United States authorities
and consequently much excitement was
caused, which had not been allayed at
the time the Marioosa left her dock.
According to regular news dispatches,
aa well as private advices, the provis
ional government and the party which
supports it seemed determined to resist
any attempt at restoration, no matter
from what source it should come.
An American in Honolulu writing
just as the Mariposa was preparing to
sail s?.ys: "Without doubt the provis
ional government will meet force with
force, and the whole situation is dark
and complicated for Hawaii. The forces
of the American men-of-war Phila
delphia and Adams are held in readi
ness to land at any moment. The En
glish ship Champion and the Japanese
cruiser NaniwaKan, though apparently
passive, are also no doubt equally pre
pared to take part in any outbreak that
may occur. Native Hawaiians are
singularly apathetic, and were it not for
their interested leaders jvould not take
great interest in the matter."
The Corwin, in addition to bringing
official instruction? to Minister Willis,
also brousht San Francisco newspapers
containing the president's message at
the opening of congress, and that part
of it relating to Hawaiian affairs was
soon published in an extra edition of
the Hawaiian Star, and added to the
excitement in the ranks of the provis
ional government party. The execu
tive council of the government soon
went into session and remained so all
day. The president's message was
eagerly read by President Dole and his
cabinet. The conclusion was that
President Cleveland meant to restore
the ex-queen by peaceable negotiations
if he could; if not. he would refer the
question to congress for its action.
According to one account received
here, the executive council then
framed an ultimatum, in which it
declined to negotiate for the restora
tion of the crown, and declared
that it would resist with military force
any and every attempt to overthrow the
provisional government. This ulti
matum was held ready to be sent to
Minister Willis should he enter upon
the fulfillment of his instructions.
Since the arrival of the Corwin thi3
morning affairs are in a vtry excited
condition here. The rumor is prevalent
that the officers of the United States
war ships have ordered their wives to
leave by the Mariposa. The greatest
seeivcv is maintained. The provisional
government is confident and will fiznt
if attacked. At the present writing
Americans and the government are pre
pured for the light, which may be pre
cipitated at any moment. The govern
ment still persists in the belief
that no trouble will oc:ur. This
is not the general opinion among
Americans. The militia are all pre
pared, and within twenty minntes a
thousand men would be in the field to
defend the provisional government. In
quiry into the ex-queen's policy in the
ease of her restoration is outlined by
several papers as to be one in which
general amnesty won Id be granted to
her opponents, with few exceptions.
By most careful inquiry among the
leading royalists, those exceptions were
learned to be President Dole, Minister
Thurston. Attorney General W. O.
Smith, and Chief Justice Judd, of the
supreme conrt. The annexationists
claim that the ex-queen will never have
a chance to display either her good will
or hatred against these men or any
others so long as tfcere is an American
alive in Hawaii.
has been felt lately, owing to the re
newed Door health of President Dole.
During the past week he has been rest
ing at home, and has not appeared at
the foreign office, except In ease of
emergency.- His physicians say that
his health is not seriously impaired.
"The provisional government," said
President Dole, "has arranged every
detail for protecting life and property,
and is also well prepared to resist with
force the overthrow of the provisional
government, if attempted by external
means, lea, you can say that if the
worst comes we will make a stubborn
resistance." The Associated Press cor
respondent has just learned that the
cipher dispatches received by Willis, per'
the Corwin, amounted to seven pages.
: They were translated ;by officers of
the Philadelphia. One of the officers
who made the translation said to a re
sponsible citizen this afternoon: "If I
were a royalist, knowing what I do, I
would consider the game was up, as far
as the ex-queen is concerned." The
royalists claim that if congress refuses
to settle the matter in favor of the ex-
Yueen, as proposed by Mr. Cleveland,
the Hawaiian affair is liable at any mo
ment to assume international propor
tions, and hint that both England and
Japan will take a hand. But little
credence is given these views.
The Son Is Placed on the Stand in
His Defense.
Special to the Globe.
St. Cloud, Miuu., Dec. 21.— The state
finished iv testimony in the Barchard
murder trial this afternoon, and made
out a strong case. The defense, in its
presentation to the jury, said it would
introduce proof showing that John
Barchard's death was not the result of
a criminal act, and that under no cir
cumstances did the defendant have any
thing to do with his death. Barchard
was then pui on the stand, and told his
story, which was quite lengthy, and
savored of the dime-novel style. He
talks very much as if he were not well
balanced mentally, and it is thought
that the insanity * theory will be ad
vanced by tue defense "before the trial
proceeds "much farther. Barchard ex
plains his rlignt after the finding of the
body of the murdered man by saying
that the neighbors were plotting his
death, and that he intended to appeal to
the authorities for protection.
A Featuro of the Institute at
Special :o the Globe.
Cakveb, Minn., Dec. 21.— A farmers'
institute is in session at Carver. The
day has been exceptionally fine, and the
attendance very large. The proceed
ings were enlivened by the fine brass
band from South Benton. composed of
farmers. Supt. Gretrg formally opened
the institute at 10 o'clock. The large
hall was filled to overflowing by the
leading farmers of the county. Theo
Lewis, Dr. Currier, Prof.Thomas Shaw,
Prof. Carlisle and others addressed the
institute in a most interesting manner,
and were enthusiastically received.
Tomorrow will mostly be given up to
dairy products, and especially to mak
ing butter.
Death of Georga Maxfield.
Special to the Globe.
Maxkato, Minn., Dec. 21.— George
Maxheid died today, aged eighty-rive
years. He came to Mankato in lsoo,
and has resided here since that time.
He held the offices of mayor, council
man and city treasurer. His wifa died
in June at the age of eiehty-two. since
which time he has been very melan
choly. They had lived toeether sixty
two years. He leaves eight children.
Kinzie and Charles Maxfield, of Minne
apolis, are sons of deceased. He insti
tuted the Masonic lodge of Maukato in
the fifties, and was a Knight Templar.
The Masons will have charge of the
Verdict Against Great Northern.
Special to tbe Glo&e.
Buffalo, Minn., Dec. 21. — The jury
in the two cases, tried at once, of James
A. Pettit vs. The Great Northern Rail
way Company orought in a verdict of
$4,700 for the boy and 5390 for the
father. This suit was brought to recover
damages for the loss of an arm to young
Pettit by being run over by a Great
Northern train while attempting to get
a car on which to load waod, and for
the doctor's bill and medicine during
the sickness of the boy. The defendaut
took a suy oi thirty days.
Received »\ ith Rejoicing.
Special to tiie Globe.
Hillsboro, N. D., Dec. 21.— The ap
pointment of A. G. Foogtnan as post
master of this city, which was an
nounced here this morning, was re
ceived with rejoicing by Hillsboro Dem
ocrats, and general satisfaction by all
citizens. Mr. Foogman had the unaui-
mous support of the Hillsboro Demo
cratic club, aud was indorsed by lead
ing Democrats of the state. Senator
Roach championed his cause at Wash
ington. F
Worked au Electrician.
Special to the Globe.
Wixoxa, Minn., Dec. 21.— A gentle
man claiming to hail from St. Louis,
ana giving l>is name as W. C. Barrett,
played the old-tune confidence game
and got into City Electrician Bell for
£75. Since the occurence Bell has re
c-eived four telegrams from piaees where
Barrett is wanted. The firms lie has
victimized are the Canton National
bank. Canton. 111., Montrose Manufact
uring company. >t. Louis, and Deming
«5c Co., Kalamazoo. Mich.
Milbank Is Pleased.
Special to the Globe.
Milbaxk, S. D.. Dec. 21.— The ap
pointment of Sheafe and Hanten as
register and receiver of the Watertown
land office was received here with the
greatest satisfaction. Hanten is attend
ing court in tnis city and receiving tne
hearty congratulations of a host of
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Morality in New York, by Allen
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Dr. McGlynn. Hamlin Garland and
Augrustin Daly.
Congressman Amos Cummings
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Told in the Cloak Room,"
With numerous illustration.
Sam Walter F033 is at his beat in
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"The Origin of . the Vaudeville,"
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An Unknown Vessel Goes Ashore
at White Island.
Halifax. N. 5., Dec. 21.— iden
tity of the vessel wrecked at White isl
and is still a mystery. She went ashore
near Sherbrooke, and inquiry deTelops
the fact that the wrecked vessel
is of about 800 tons burden. When
first seen on Sunday she was one mile
west of White island and bottom up.
She afterward drifted ashore on Sunday
nieht and broke up. Capt. Borrigan, of
Sherbrooke. is investigating and try
ing to identify the vessel. He
says the name on the pieces of ceiling
that were found are **Jf. E. and J. B.
Hawkins. Boston." Articles of cloth
ing were picked up on the shore, but
there was nothing in them to reveal the
identity of the victims of the ill-fated
craft. _
Hoffman House Receiver.
New York, Dec. 21.— Edward L.
Stokes has been appointed receiver of
the Hoffman house and other property
belonging to the estate, which includes
the cafe at Beaver street. New street.
Exchange place and Riverside drive.
The action was by the Farmers' Loan
and Mortgage company to foreclose a
mortgage of $500,000.
"Delivering Her . . .
Christmas Presents."
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Telia What He Knows of Revenue,
and Advises Congress on What
It Should Do With the Measure
—Low Tariff Is All Wronjf and
High Tariff Is All Right, Ac
cording to His Idea.
WASHUfGTOH; Dec. 21.— The report
of the minority members and the ways
and means committee on the tariff bill
was subinmitted to the houses today.
The first part of the report, discussing
the bill generally, was prepared by ex-
Speaker Reed. The other members of
the minority, Messrs. Burrows. Payne,
Dalzell, Hopkins and Gear, prepared
the portion of the report dealing with,
special features. Tne report says:
The mo«t surprising thing about this
bill, which we will treat of in detail
somewhat later, Is the fact that this
proposition to raise revenue will lower
the revenue of this country £74.000.000
below the revenue of IS;<3, which was
only $2,0&0,uO0 above our expenses.
Tins fact, and the other fact that
by this bill the lareer part
of the burden of taxation is transferred
from foreigners and brought to our own
citizens, should always be kept in mind
during the discussion. Had the com
mittee, in making what the chairman on
the floor of the house has called a
"political bill," followed the plain, un
compromising declaration of the party
which they represent, and abolished
protection, giving us a tariff for reve
nue only, our task in commenting upon
the result of the committee's efforts
would have been much more simple.
The bill would then have been a
straightforward, manly attempt to
carry out pledges, and would have
placed in issue two great principles,
and have led to a clear and
So far, However, have the committee
departed from the demands of their na
tional convention that we should have
been much tempted to borrow a phrase
from their own platform and designate
the bill as a "cowardly makeshift,"
were it not that the results have been
already too serious for mere epithets.
Such a phrase, even thus sanctioned,
would be out of place in a discussion
which involves so much of importance
to ail classes of citizens. It still, how
ever, remains a fact that the bill pre
sented can in no way be justified by
people who claim to have obtained pos
session of all branches of the govern
ment upon a distinct promise, which
they now as distinctly repudiate. If it
snou'd be said that theso pledges, sol
enmly made on a yea and nay
vote, alter a full discussion,
were not intended for action,
tutiii the breaking of the pledges
nas the additional disadvantage or pre
meditation. If subsequent events, and
they have been numerous enough and
weighty enough to startle the country,
have convinced the committee that the
Democratic platform is as utterly wrong
and indefensible as uistory will know it
to be, then it is a great misfortune to
this country that the committeee did not
have the courage to openly abandon the
false doctrine and leave the country un
disturbed, so that it might convalesce
from the shocK of
But the committee, instead of pro
ceeding ih its great work of abolishing
protection and preserving the people
from the load of taxation which they
have always averred was the result, of
protection, has presented a bill
which is only another tariff-tinker
ing bill, the like of which has dis
turbed the conditions of business so
muny times the last thirty ye^rs.
The Democratic attorney of the North
ern district of New York comes down,
as he has a right to, and declares that
from a protection standpoint barley and
malt cannot go together uuder the same
ad valorem, and promptly the commit
tee raises the tariff taxes from 25 per
cent to 30, to protect the manufacturer,
though it must lessen the reveuue. So,
also, some one has presented persua
sively the cause of boards, pianed,
tongued and grooved, to tlie committee,
and, although the lumber pases in the
plant from the saws to the planers, the
work of the men who manage the saws
i.-> unprotected, while the wot k of the
men who ran the planes is shielded by
protective tariff taxes. These are but
instances of corrections made where the
ear of the committee could be hart, and
are keys to the notions on whien the bill
was formed.
Cannot Believe in the Doctriae of
Free Raw Materials.
The new plan also involves a new
method to encourage manufacturers by
giving them what are called "free raw
materials." so that what goes into the
rniil pays no taxes, and what sroes into
consumption pays all the taxes. The
manufacturers nave no taxes on what
they buy, and the people the equivalent
ot taxes on all they purchase. It un
fortunately happens also that "free raw
material" is an eiastic term, and what
is one man's free raw material is another
man's finished product. These so-called
free raw materials, free wool, free oaal
and free iron, are not put on the free
list with any reference, direct or ia»
direct, to raising revenue. They are
placed there to encourage manufact
urers, who are to 02 caaapematod for
any loss in this market by the markets
of the world, where they will
have the chance to strujrjle with
the cheaper labor of the old
world with whatever energy they may
have left after the struggle at home
with that same cheaper labor let into
our markets by a lower tariff winch
does not give us the compensation even
of a larger revenue. All the oojections
so often urged oy the dominant party
against the existing system, we repeat,
lie against this bili. The diiference is
only one of degree. If the present
system be "robbery," as these men have
iterated and reiterated, the proposed
system ia precisely the =am^. It is true
that the consumer will no longer pay
tribute to the Western fanner for the
wool of the sheep, but the New England
and other manufacturers are still au-
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