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SUNDAY-:- GLOBE TOMORROW. i Full of Entertaining Features. VOL. XVII. CHEERED ON BY Derelict Democrats Urged to Do Their Whole Duty. UATION NEEDS TARIFF REFORM. Prompt Action Demanded by the People Everywhere. HINGING RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED, And the Caucus Adjourns With Good Feelin;-*;. EVERYBODY WILL VOTE TODAY. Washington, Jan. s.— The Demo cratic caucus met in the hall of the house of representatives at _ o'clock to night to consider the Wilson tariff bill. There was a good attendance. Judge Holman was chairman and Mr. Alder jon secretery of the caucus. Aitiioui.li the roll call showed only 124 members present, many came In during the call, and it was estimated that there were 147 Democrats in attendance when the pro- CHART.B9 F CniSP. CBOBCLII ceedings began. There are 216 Demo crats in the house, and a caucus quorum •Is 108. The attendance Indicated that in the neighborhood of forty are in the city remained away. There were no conspicuous absences among the "kickers." As soon as the roll had been called, on motion, it was decided to limit the speeches to five minutes each. Gen. Wheeler, who was one of the prime movers in the caucus project, then took the lloor and made a vigorous speech against the proposition to place coal and iron on the free list. Speaker Crisp followed. He offered ft resolution declaring that it was the duty of every Democrat to vote for the consideration of the tariff bill, and also that it was the duty of all Democrats to attend -the session of the house and maintain a quorum until the tarilf bill is disposed of. In a ringing speech.the speaker took occasion to rather, sharply REPRIMAND.DEMOCRATS who had been responsible for the inac tion of the house during the past three days. He said that the proper way to act for those who were dissatisfied would be to take the bill up and have it con sidered. Tliey would be given an opportunity to offer their amendments, and these amendments, under the terms of the resolution of the committee on rules, could be voted upon.' The ma jority could decide. No member would lose any of his rights, and it would be to the honor and credit of the party to go forward and legislate. The party had been given a commission from the people, and it was its duly to carry it out. The spectacle of the past three days had been a disgrace to the large Democratic majority in the house, and he sincerely hoped that it was not to be repeated. The words of the speaker were loudly cheered. Gen. Sickles, of New York, in reply ing to the speaker, declared that it was no part of the duty of any Democrat to vote for the consideration of a revenue bill, some or the features of which had not yet been reported by the commit tee. He DIRECTED HIS ASSAULT chiefly auainst the proposition for an income tax, which he declared uu- Democratic, unpopular and Impolitic. Mr. Sperry, of Connecticut, followed in the same line, justifying his course in refusing to vote on practically the same grounds. He carefully avoided mention of the tobacco schedule, which is understood to be the chief ground of bis objection to the Wilson bill. Mr. Outhwaite followed in support of the speaker's resolution, declaring that the time allotted for debate was enough and more than enough. What the country wanted, lie said, was action. Mr. Sibley, of Pennsylvania, contended there was not time enough. Mr. Robertson, of Louisiana, who re frained from voting for the last three days, except on the last vote today, and who is opposing free sugar, created something of a sensation by a ringing speech in support of the resolution. He wanted a Democratic tariff bill passed, and he thought the Wilson bill discrim inated against his state. He had started out to oppose its consideration, but when he beheld the Republicans in solid phalanx charging the broken lines of the Democratic party, his Dem ocratic blood rose, and he resolved to support the Democratic measure with the hope that his party would overrule the committee ou the SUGAR PROPOSITION. John De Witt Warner also supported the speaker's resolution. He had re ceived 2,000 letters in the past few weeks from his constituents, many of whom opposed certain features of the bill. But on one proposition they were a unit; they wanted the uncertainty removed. They wanted the house to act, and act at once. 'Loud applause greeted this statement. After further debate the Crisp resolu tion was then adopted without a divi sion. It is as follows: ."7*" 7-7-: THE RESOLUTIONS." * Resolved. That it is the sense of this caucus that *,« is the duty of every JJemocraUij- member of the house to -_-_aHE*g^cre_i_MP*saia3crf> - V^ r^^*\ /-x <*, Sv^ v *vr^\^v N ->*t-_^ wfoC fj*^^s''*'^ __v_^# ' SOCIETY vote for the pending resolution provid ing for the consideration of the tariff bill in order that the house may have an opportunity to redeem the pledges of the party respecting tariff reform. Resolved further. That it is the duty of every Democratic member of the house to attend its daily sessions, and we hereby express the opinion that those members who are absent owe it to the party, and to those of us who are here, to immediately return, in order that pressing public business may be attended to. Another resolution was adopted that it is the sense of the caucus that if a proposition for an income tax was re ported from the committee, two days additional should be given for debate. After these resolutions had been adopted. Mr. llartet, of Ohio, and Mr. Robertson, of Louisiana, introduced amendments providing for a duty on suear, but before a vote was had on either of the amendments. Chairman Holman recognized Mr. Black, of Geor gia, to move an adjournment. The mo tion was carried with a rush, and at 10 o'clock the Democratic caucus ad journed. After the adjournmdnt Chair man Wilson, of the ways and means committee, said the caucus was entirely satisfactory to him. "It has shown that the great Democ racy heart is beating for the people," he said. "The resolutions passed ex press the sense of the party in the full est." Mil. HALL'S position. Congressman Hall today said*: "I shall attend the Democratic house cau cus tonight, but shall not remain unless positive assurance is given that the action of such caucus shall not be held to be binding upon those who partici pate. I am ready to consult but not to sacrifice my individual representative rights." THE AUCKLAND STORY Discredited by Officials in Wash ington. Washington, Jan. The Associ ated Press cable from Auckland, an nouncing that Minister Willis had noti fied the provisional government to re tire, as the queen had agreed to grant amnesty, has been an absorbing topic iv congressional circles today.. Word came from the state . department to the foreign affairs committee, but as no mention was made of the minister's re ported action, the information was doubted by Chairman McCreary. Mr. Raynor and others of the foreign affairs committee. Mr. McCreary said it would give a most startling turn to the situa tion if it proved true. : p :■■'■' Representative Hitt, the Republican leader of the foreign affairs committee, said that if Minister Willi, had taken the action reported it would precipitate a tempest. The president had turned the whole subject over to congress, and yet, before Mr. Willis had learned of this course he had executed a policy already abandoned. Mr. Hitt said this would be particularly serious, if the minister's action had led to' bloodshed. There is intense anxiety in congres sional circles for further news on the reported course of the minister, and it led to the circulation of wild and groundless rumors on the floor of the house that rioting had begun in the streets of Honolulu. The state depart ment Is not inclined to credit the state ments as to Minister Willis' actions at Honolulu contained in the cable dis patch from Auckland, received by the Associated Press yesterday. Such action, it is said, is totally contrary to the instructions sent to Mr. Willis by the Corwin, and received by him Dec. 11. That he could have written to the provisional government after he re- ceived these instructions requesting that they surrender office is denied with strong emphasis at the state depart ment, and the expressions in the presi dent's message in this connection are pointed . to as refuting the statement. The setting afloat of such a report in Honolulu is attributed to a .malign pur pose to impugn the good faith ... of the president. '"-.... ... .... The statements contained in the dis patch seemed to cause no uneasiness or excitement at the Hawaiian legation. They are not inclined to believe at this time that Minister Willis has taken any further steps to restore the queen. Ilawdiians in the city are not inclined to think that the ex-queen's agreement to grant amnesty to the provisional government would make any difference in the status of things in Honolulu. They have important information that leads them to believe that Liliuokalani would fear to accept a restoration .with out a guaran tee of protection, and they feel perfectly confident that such a guarantee is now impossible. In connection with the Hawaiian news from Auckland, the language of Secretary Gresham's Instructions to Minister Willis by the Corwin may be recalled. These were dated Washing ton, Dec. 3, and contained the follow in-*: "Your dispatch, which was an swered by steamer on the 25th of No vember, seems".o call for additional in structions. Should the queen refuse assent to the written conditions, you will at once inform her that the presi dent will cease interposition in her be half, and that while he deems It his duty to endeavor to restore to the sover eign the constitutional government of the islands, his further efforts in that direction will depend upon the queeu's unqualified agreement that obligations created by the provisional government in a proper course of administration shall be assumed, and upou su_h pledges by her as will prevent the adoption of any measure of prosecution or punish ment for what has . been done in the past by those sett ing up or supporting the provisional government. Should the queen ask whether, if she accedes to the conditions, active steps will be taken by the United States to effect her restora tion or to maintain her authority there after, you will say that the president cannot use force without the authority of congress. Should the queen accept conditions, and the provisional govern ment refuse to surrender, you will be governed by previous instructions." It will be seen from this that if the provisional government has refused to yield without force, Willis' latest in structions prevent his going further. In the event that the queen should accept conditions, however, the instructions are to be "governed by previous in structions." The previous Instructions were to notify the provisional govern ment, which has not yet been done, if the queen acceded to conditions. So far as the public is informed, there is noth ing in the instructions to preclude Min ister Willis from having, proceeded on these lines towards the provisional gov ernment. .- .;;.; *X- - '*'.:- The income tax is generally, admitted to be just. It has worked well in Great Britain. It is fair to assume that it will work well here.— Sioux Tails Argus- Leader-. PAINT PAUL MINN., SATURDAY MORNING, JANUARY 6, 1894. STILL SHORT OF A QUORUM. DEMOCRATIC WHIPS HAVE fl HARD TIME OF IT. ROLL CALL AFTER ROLL CALL Fail to Bring Their Men Into Line, nt Least Twenty Democrats • Absenting Themselves or Re fusing to Answer When Called —The Populists Held the Bal ance of Power. Wasiiington, Jan . The power of the committee on rules was invoked to day to break down the obstruction in the path of the tariff debate. An iron clad order was brought in setting out the programme for the tariff debate, and fixing Jan. 2** as the day for taking the final vote. This resulted only in side-tracking Mr. Boutelle and his Ha waiian resolution, as when the vote came to be taken on the adoption of the order the Democrats lacked nine votes ot a qucrum. At least twenty Democrats at the capitol either absented themselves from the hall or refused to answer their names when called. For four liours the Democratic leaders tried with roll call after roll call to bring their men into line, but instead of gaining they lost votes on each successive roll call. The Populists, with the exception of Mr. Bell, of Colorado, also declined to aid the Democrats to get the tariff bill before the house, giving as the reason for their action the short limit it was proposed to set on the debate. Their votes would have made up a quorum. Today's proceedings are, therefore, of additional importance, as marsing the first time in the history of either branch of congress since the erganization of the third party, that its members have held THE BALANCE OF POWER. Immediately after the reading of the journal the ' row began. Mr. Boutelle, of Maine, was on his feet clamoring for recognition to call up his Hawaiian res olution, but the speaker recognized Mr. Catchings, from the committee on rules, to present the special order adopted just before the house convened. Mr. Mr. Boutelle loudly insisted upon know ing what had become of his privileged resolution, which had been called up yesterd iy. The speaker replied rather sharply that yesterday's proceedings had fallen with the adjournment, and that the report called up from the com mittee on rules was a matter of the highest privilege. " , Mr. Burrows, amid great confusion, reserved all points of order, and when Mr. Catchings demanded the previous question on the report from the rules committee Mr. .Boutelle raised the ques tion of consideration.' : The speaker de cided that Mr. Boutelle was out of order. The latter appealed from the decision of . the chair, and the speaker, amid some evidences of j satisfaction on the Democsatic side, promptly refused to entertain the appeal. The speaker was about to state the question on Mr. Catchings' demand for the previous question, when Mr. Burrows made THE POINT OF ORDER that the special order presented by Mr. Catchings had originated in the com mittee instead of the- house, and, as it carried with it a change of existing rules (giving leave to print to all mem bers who so desired), it should, accord* ing to existing rules, have had its incep tion in the house Instead of the commit tee. Atter some debate and discussion of precedents the speaker overruled the point of order. •.' -7.7"^ 7'7~ • :•••■' The vot« was then taken on- the de mand for the previous question on the adoption of the report of the committee on rules. The Republicans declined to vote, and several Democrats who were in the nail, and who are known to be opposed to the tariff bill, also remained mute. Among them were Messrs. Sperry, of Connecticut; Haines, of New York; Robertson, of Louisiana; and Ryan, of New York. ."7; Ths vote resulted 169 to 1, nine less than a quorum. As soon as tho an nouncement that no quorum had voted had been announced by the speaker, on motion of Mr. Catchings a call of the | house was ordered. The call developed the presence of 273 members. The mo tion then recurred on the demand for the previous question on the adoption of the special order. ; The Republicans sat silent In their seats, and the small coterie of Demo crats, led by Mr. Sperry, declined to aid their Democratic brethren in the effort TO SECURE A QUORUM. Mr. Sperry, in tact, actively busied himself in raising the standard of re volt, going so far as to ask Democratic members to refrain from voting. Mr. Cadmus, of New Jersey, was an additional Democrat who declined to vote on this roll call. The vote resulted 169 to 0. Instead of gaining, the Demo crats lost on this roll call, lacking eleven of a quorum. Mr. Outhwaite moved to call the house. Mr. Reed demanded a division, and the call was ordered, 104 to 31. The call developed the presence of 259 members. Further proceedings under the call were dispensed with, and the vote was again taken on the demand for the previous question. ;77 On this roll call Messrs. Coombs and Sickles, of New York, declined to answer to their names, and, although Messrs. Breckinridge and Berry, of Kentucky, who had just arrived, voted, only 168 votes were cast, a loss of one since the last vote. The Democratic leaders decided to continue, however, if for no other purpose than to Impress upon absentees the necessity of attend ance as a measure of party discipline. Accordingly, on motion of Hr. Catch ings, another call of the house was had. It developed the presence of 271 mem bers, and again the roll was called on the motion to order the previous ques tion. Hessrs. English, of New Jersey, and Sibley, of Pennsylvania, refused to answer to their names on this ' vote, which resulted 166 to o— a loss of two compared with the last vote. It having become manifest that a Democratic quorum could not be se cured today, Gen. Catchings movad au adjournment at 3:30. Copeland Gets Seven Years. Special to the Globe. Moorhead. Minn., Jan. s.—Cope land, the bank robber, was sentenced to seven years in tbe penitentiary today* DIED OF HEART FAILURE. PRESIDENT HIGHET, OF THE AMER ICAN FIBER COMPANY, DEAD. • ■■■,}■ THE* END OF A BUSY LIFE. Editor Weiss Is Released and Ed itor Bernard Arrested Over the Grand Rapids Scandal-Olm sted County Man Trying to Prove That He Was Insane When lie Signed a Contract. * . ""vf'v" ■ ' Special to the Globe. ' Austin, Minn., Jan. 5. — David llighet, president of the American Fibre company, of New i'ork, died here very suddenly this morning of heart failure. Deceased was born In Scot land. He came to this country several^ years ago and organized the American Fibre company, which established mills throughout the country. His corn- pany located a lance flax mill in this city three years ago, and since that time Mr. llighet has resided here, eiving his personal attention to the business here, He was a thorough business man, al ways genial and kind-hearted, and had hosts of friends. . i-;-:7:**v:!' WEISS NOT TO BLAME, " '"'* ,] But Editor Bernard Is Doing Some, 777*- Perspiring. '•'-* j Special to the Globe. •"' *-'N ' Grand Rapids, Minn., Jau. s.—Man ager Weiss, of the Duluth Evening Herald, was brought here last night by Sheriff Toole, to answer a charge of : criminal libel made by County Attorney, Pratt. After a satisfactory explanation of' the manner in which the libelous article, which appeared iv Tuesday's issue of the Herald, was smuggled into J the columns without his knowledge or consent, he was released. A. G. Bernard,; editor of the Giand Rapids Magnet, was . arrested today, charged with being the • writer of the article, and will be tried before Juslie Kearney tomorrow. ' DECLARED HIMSELiF INSANE. Queer Case in the Courts at Roch ester, Minn.' Special to the Globe. . ■"' 7 J ■Rochester. Minn., Jan- s.— lt often* happens that "person's said to be insane endeavor to prove their sanity, but the' contrary is' rarely true.' Yet this is what the plaintiff in a case begun toi day in the district court is trying to do. The suit is that of Levi W. Alard vs. Margaret E. Alard et al., and it is ah appeal from the probate-c ourt." He is attempting to show that at the time he entered into a contract with the admin istrators of the estate of Charles Alard,^ his deceased son, he was mentally in competent. The reason for this queer action is that he thinks lie was over reached by the 'contract, as a result of his mental condition, and for .-.that. rea son it should be set aside. The parties to the suit reside in Genoa and are prominent people. ,7 * : , .* ;.-. . , ; • Took a Dose of" Morphine. : ' Special to the Globe. " Great Falls, Mont., Jan. 5.— H. D. Blossom, of Sun River, twenty-five miles out, ah old-timer, and well known throughout Montana, was found in Ills room at his hotel hero today with just a spark of life left. A sixty-grain bottle of morphine was nearly empty. Physi cians have been working over him all the afternoon. Blossom' came to Mon tana in ISO* , as a soldier at Fort Shaw, from St. Louis. He was a Missouri river pilot, and forty-nine years old. " " ■.'•""•j Visiting Their Relatives. Special to the Globe. Chamberlain. S. D., Jan. s.— Chief American Horse and nearly forty of 'his band have been visiting their friends and relatives who are members of Trnop L, Third cavalry, at Fort Meade. This is a favorite practice with the Indians/ who sometimes become weary with the routine of their reservations, when they vary the routine by a visit to some of ■ their "relatives" who have enlisted In, the army of the great father. '■■ ' ■"• : "'- - *"?■ War on Blind Pigs. Huron, S. D., Jan. s.— The "blind pig" business is being pushed by Mayor Myers, of Huron. About one year ago he instructed the city attorney and the, marshal that all who sold liquor must pay a license. The prohibitionists took great offense at his action, and at once ' had all "blind pigs" arrested, but not a conviction was obtained. Now they, approve Mayor Myers' action. Several who have been selling liquor., have closed their establishments and left town/* "_______•__ "7 '■■'.'■' May Resist Interest Payment. *• , Special to tbe Globe. ,"•'. '-'-.■ ":••'"*, ".77 i-i : Chamberlain, S. D., Jan. s.— Since Jan. 1 the Populists have had a major ity of the board of county commission ers of Lawrence county, and the district judge and state's attorney are also Pop--. ulists. Accordingly it is a matter of common report that the further pay ment of interest on about $300,000 of outstanding bonds will be resisted, and' the state's attorney will be instructed to I commence action looking to the- Invali dation of the bonds. :. •,-^i-j;: J Wisconsin Farmer Killed. Special to the Globe. Baldwin, Wis., Jan. s.— Mike De-* neeu, a farmer living half a mile south of Hammond, was struck by the west- * bound passenger train today while crossing the railroad track at Hammond with a load and was instantly killed, together with one of his horses; Mr. Deneen was about forty years old. George Yoli Missing. -'.?::H. | Special to the Globe. Sauk Rapids, Dec. The ( . where abouts of George Yoll, a young mag., twenty-three years of age, and a resi-i dent of Albert, is unknown since Nov."' 17, 1893, and his folks have become. very; anxious concerning him. -.*'•:. Wed at Kasson. ■"" ':-. Special to the Globe. ...... - - 7;'-.- \f: Kasson, Minn., Jan. s.— Miss Eliza Bedient, daughter of one of > our oldest physicians, and Dr. Frank J.TBrubeo,^ Perhain, were married here last' even.-* ing- 77*-7r .-.7 ;./.»• --■ _■- ■-~ ■ . yp \ : Hawley Scorched. •' '.: 7, I • Special to the Globe. - '.;;-. '77 \ Moorhead, Minn., Jan. 5.— A **2 giooD fire occurred at Hawley yesterday. But ' stores were burned; insurance about •3,000. *" WILLIS IS HEARD FROM. HIS LETTER TO SECRETARY GRESHAM MADE PUBLIC. QUEEN LIL IS THREATENED With Assassination if She Is Re- stored to !the Throne— The American League Defines Its Position In the Matter, Being Bitterly Opposed to the Res toration. . Washington. Jan.. s.— There was Issued from the government printing office today, the special message of the president \ on -Hawaii and the accom panying correspondence, which the sen ate had asked for by resolution. In the printed copies are some reports from Minister Willis which have not hereto fore been published, and which are of especial interest at this timer Under date of Nov. 11, from Honolulu, Minis ter Willis announces to Secretary Gres ham the presentation of his letter ac crediting him as Mr. Blount's successor. The document then continues: 7 On the afternoon of ther6th the Brit ish minister, Maj. Wodehouse, called my attention to the following paragraph, In the Hawaiian Star of the same date: "It would serve the ex-queen well to ' pray to her gods that the peril of resto ration will never come to her," which he interpreted to be a threat of assassi nation, and inquired whether our gov ernment was ready and willing to ex tend to her Its protection. I replied that, "without reference to her royal claims, she stood in such relations to 1 the United States that she was entitled to and would receive the amplest pro ■ tectum at their hands. As a ' matter of fact,- i had already ascertained that, at .present, she did "not desire our protec tion. After next Holiday, however, and earlier if necessary, I shall insist on her coming to the legation. Neither side has the vaguest idea, as yet, of the atti tude of our government, and conse quently no outbreak has occurred, al though every night is FILLED WITH RUMORS .The United States steamers Philadel phia and Adams are connected with Honolulu by telephone, but Id the event of riot Admiral Irwin. now in command, has made airaugements for rocket sig nalling. On "Monday next I will, by request, meet a . committee of the "American, league," which, one who claimed to be a member informed me, was "six hundred, strong, well armed with Winchester rifles, and would "never permit the ; restoration of the queen." He further intimated that the league had some : fear that the provisional gov ernment "would make concessions, and surrender their rights, and. if so, they lfrguiq never throw it," etc. There Is undoubtedly, this .government, at? in all governments, a class of reckless, lawless men, who, under the impres sion that * they, have . the moral support of some ( of * the better class of citizens, may at any moment spring about a seri ous coudi.tion.of ' r affairs., Fortunately, the men at the head of the provisional government are - "acknowledged by all sides to be of the highest integrity and public spirit, which, combined with the large material interests they represent, will, it is hoped, cause them : - " • ' ... TO STAND FIRMLY ". and successfully for peace and good government. -The. • Japanese consul general,. Mr. Suburo Fujii, has just called to say : that his people, who now number nearly one-third of the •male population, are very apprehensive of immediate disturbances.. He desired to know whether I would advise him to send for a man-of-war. . 1 declined to give him any advice. . He then inquired 'whether his people could expect protec tion from the United States troops. I told him that if it was his request, and /that if his people were non-participants in any tro'ible, that he could probably rely upon t**",e protectien of our govern ment. The American interests here are Iso1 so offensive, and all Interests, are so close, that it is impossible to touch one without involving all. . . ! On last Monday, Nov. 13, i received a call from three gentlemen who said they "were a committee representing the "American league." The chairman, Mr. Van Houten, made A' SPEECH OF "WELCOME, covering substantially the statements contained in the . papers which 1 scud herewith. I replied thanking them for their wt 'Ms of welcome and friendship, and". staling in very general terms the circumstances under which I came, and saying to them that it was the duty of all Americans, whether at home or abroad, to co-operate in executing the will of their government when it was declared. After some further remarks as to the de sirability of free institutions, provided the people were adapted to them and prepared for them, the committee with drew. The chairman came back after several hours to inform me that he neglected to state the "league" was op posed to the restoration of the monarchy. Nothing was said in the conversation as to the status of affairs here, or of the instructions of our government. I men tion this as the committee, I am in formed, have placed a different con struction on the Interview. With high regards, lam, etc., Albert S. Willis. 3 The next communication was the fol lowing telegram: i "Nov. 6, 1893.— Views of first party so extreme as .to require further instruc tions. Willis." This brought from Secretary Gresham the second set of instructions to Minis ter Willis, heretofore published. The last message received from him was: i "Honolulu, Dec. 4, 1893.— Understand message. Had no communications from •Washington, D. C, either to the United States admiral or to me, since my ar rival. One British man of war and one .Japanese man of war are here. Active 'defensive preparations for several days; otherwise situation about the same. The feeling is intense, but hope to pre serve status until fuither instructions. The government*, last Wednesday in quired as to the the authenticity of your published letter and -intentions of the president. I have declined today to answer; Prompt action desirable. .7 "Willis." Brewing Company Assigns. Special to the Globe. j SheboygaSv* Wis., Jan. 5. — The Gutsch Brewing compauy, of this city, made an assignment at 5 o'clock p. m. today to Fred Hoppe. Nominal assets are placed at $250,000; liabilities un known. NEWS FROM HONOLULU, r ! THE CUTTER COR WIN ARRIVES OFF MARE ISLAND HAS IMPORTANT DISPATCHES Sensational Stories of Trouble ' Having Occurred on the Islands, but Nothing Authentic Given Out— Telegraph Wires Busy Between tho Navy Yard and Washington. San Fkancisco, Jan. s.— The United States cutter Corwin has been sighted eight miles out at sea. She brings the latest news from Honolulu, and her ar rival is being anxiously awaited.- The regular messenger of the Merchants' exchange, who had put off in a small boat as soon as the cutter was sighted, made an attempt to board her at the entrance to the harbor. Capt. Munger, of the Corwin, shouted j to him roughly from the bridge, and not i only refused to give him any informa- i tion, but also refused to permit hi 3 boat to lie alongside the cutter, leaving the messenger to return against the strong tide. A few miles further up the bay the Corwin sent an officer ashore in a small boat, and then proceeded towards Mare island. The small revenue tug Hartley started after the Corwin as soon as she entered the harbor, and went alongside the cutter and offered her services. Capt. Munger in formed the commander of the q Hartley that there was no service he could per form for him, and refused to allow any one to go aboard. ' The only thing in the way of news from Honolulu Is a statement said to have been made by a sailor on the Cor win to a reporter who tried to board the vessel, and was repulsed, that "there had been a big row down there." The statement is not verified at all in any other way. THE COR WIN'S MISSION. More Than Probable That a Clash " ..'7''' Has Occurred. Vallejo, Cal., Jan. 5.— A naval offi cer, when asked when the Corwin left Honolulu, said: "The Corwin Is con sidered, a speedy cutter, and should make the trip in eleven days. She is a faster boat than the Rush, and it is my conviction that Minister Willis held the Corwin 'at least two days after the Alameda sailed for New Zealand. This being the situation, it is more than probable that a clash has occurred be tween the powers, and that the mission of the Corwin is to tell the tale of the rejectiou of Cleveland's overtures by the provisional government. - It .would not surprise-us, for letters from, officers of the* Philadelphia, and. Adams, which are there, indicate that if , the policy. ls forced on Dole he will resort "to arms.. % On board the Mohican every thing is in readiness, to sail In one day's time should it be , required." All that remains to be done on the Mohican is to replace the : ship's galley. , Today the Mohican's crew are being thoroughly drilled, and Capt. Clark has a landing party fully " equipped^ for fi.ld service, i supported by a hospital corps and field i pieces. The., landing . party were out nearly all day skirmishing over the reservation. This is an unusual occur rence here, an I since the news of the Corwin's advent it is whispered that there was more 'in landing than mere drill. The Mohican's magazines were replenished.-..- yesterday, and her coal, bunkers were lull to overflowing. Com mander Clark was seen, but" he, Tike other naval officers, knew nothing. Whatever the dispatches may be, one significant fact remains, that the navy department apprehends trouble, and that they will be on the alert is conveyed in the fact that while repairs could be . made on the cruiser Boston, which recently went out of com mission, nothing has been done, and her complement of sailors are being held on board the receiving ship Independence. At marine barracks " excitement was at : fever . pitch : . when it-; was said that . the Corwin. came for a detachment of marines, it was learned at Marine Barracks that the total avail able strength of arm-bearing force in the navy yard is nearly seven hundred, and that, if required, 400 sailors and 150 marines could be sent within twenty four hours.' -7. 7 At the hour of filing this dispatch observers were still stationed at the lookouts, but no tidings of the Corwin are giveu. '. • At the Navy Yard. Vallejo, Cal., Jan. s.— At 5:45 p. m. the cruiser Corwin was sighted in the COUPON FOR PART NINE Of the "Sights and Scenes of the World." Every day this week a coupon for Part Nine of the Great Art Gallery which the Globe is supplying- the public will be printed on this page. Any three of the coupons, with ten cents, secures you Part Nine. Do not try to use this coupon for Part Eight or Part Ten. It is for Part Nine only. If you want two copies of Part Nine, send six of the coupons printed this week and twenty cents. If you only want one copy of Part Nine, send three coupons and ten cents. The advertise ment on Page 4 today tells you how to secure the first eight parts if you have neglected obtaining them. Read the great "Back Number" offer in that advertisement. Orders by mail are subject to delay of a week or ten days, as the parts are mailed by the Eastern publishers. Sights and Scenes part of the World. C__^ JAN. 6, 1894. Date Changed Every Day. Cut this Coupon out and keep it until three of different dates are accumulated, then for ward them,. together with Ten cents in silver or a similai amount in one or two-cent postng' stamps. Address Coupon Department.St. Paul Globe, St Paul, Minn., and you will receive the ele gant portfolio of photographs as advertised. See our advertisement today on page 4. stream, headed for Mare Island navy yard/ The. captain of the steamer Sunol, which arrived here tonight from San f Francisco, reports that the revenue cutter. Corwin is anchored off Red. Rock, opposite San Quentin. The officers at Mare island are in a great state ot excitement tonight. They firmly believe that there lias been trouble at Honolulu, and look for interesting de velopments. _ -' ■ CAPT. MU.VGKH BOASTED. Newspaper Men Disgusted With His Actions. San Francisco, Jan. s.— By the ex ercise of a little brief authority Capt. Munger, of the United States revenue cutter Corwin, has made himself today one, of the most popular men on the Pacific coast. Espec Lilly has the reve nue officer disgusted newspaper men by his churlishness. As a rule navy men and officers connected with the revenue service cheerfully Impart information not in conflict with naval etiquette to newspaper men, and th. action of Capt. Munger today stands out in dark relief against the white background of years of courteous demeanor on the part of other officers of his profession. The reason for Hunger's action today in refusing to allow any communication with his vessel is probably chagrin at the fact that the sailing of the Corwin for Honolulu from here was announced in the newspapers two days before she sailed. Hunger made strenuous efforts to conceal the fact that he was going to Honolulu, and even after the newspapers published the news he emphatically deuied that Honolulu was his destina tion. This time, evidently, he intends to get even with the newspapers and the public, and is taking no chances that will allow information of any kind to leak out. No one would think of ask ing Hunger the contents of official dis patches, even if he knew them, which is not probable, but people here wonder why a man whose salary they help to pay should be so cavalier in his treat ment of them. They argue that the news of what has happened iv Hono lulu, except that transmitted in govern ment dispatches, is not private property of the state department or of j the Cor . win's officers, and should not be with held from them. It is believed here that the Corwin brought the answer of the provisional government to Minister Willis" demand for surrender. That reply is undoubtedly in the hands of the state department at Washington, and from the present indications Wash ington will have to be looked lo for news. Hawaiian Consul Wilder tonight expressed; the belief that the Corwin hau his government's answer, and when asked what he thought that answer was said: "I think that the provisional government has informed Minister Willis, that it considers the Hawaii, question in the hands of congress, ■ aud wiil submit, if it submits at all, only to the dictates of that body." ' : 7". ::- NAVAL ACTIVITY. 7 Something Mysterious at the Cal ifornia Yards. ' .•■,■ 7 , *yAi-LEjo,,Ca!., Jan.^.—Tonight sev eral messages were received here from Washington, each addressed "to" Com mander ' " C. :F. Clark, - and ; ■ bore the prefixed admonition to "rush." These dispatches' were immediately sent over to the navy yard and de livered half an hour later. Com ander Clark's cutter was called away. i aud Lieut. Wadon, executive of the | Mohican, was hurried ashore,."proceed j ing direct to the telegraph office, where ! he deposited, .'several dispatches which | were immediately rushed to their desti nation. Word: has just been received ; here that preparations are being made to load nearly 100 tons of coal, oil the ship's deck. This information is reli able, and it is thought that dispatches are in response to those brought by the Corwin." ". Cipher Dispatches. ; Washington, Jan. s.— Cipher dis patches have been received by Secre tary Gresham from the Corwin. They will not be given out tonight. *" Another Bid for the Fight. Denyei*, Jan. s.— The following dis patch was received tonight: "To Agent Associated Press: Telluride, Col., will give*so,ooo for Corbett-Mitchell tight, provided it cannot be pulled off in Jack sonville. Please, wire this to principals or agents and reply at once. .Richard Hanson, A. M. Read, .7.7' James Husking, Committee. References, Bank of Telluride, First National bank." _ *.-.;"■ *.■"'. '•'■- .* OCEAN NEWS. New York — Arrived: Lydian Monarch, Loudon. . New York — Arrived: Britannic Liver pool. (CUT THIS OUT.) Happiness in Hell. The Sunday Globe TOMORROW TELLS ABOUT IT. NO. 6. NO STATE ELEVATOR, Supreme Court Says the Law Is Unconstitutional. NOT WITHIN POLICE POWER. State Cannot Go Into the Ele vator Business. THE DANGERS POINTED OUT. Legislature Cannot Assume to Be the People. PATERNALISM IS MENTIONED. The supreme court yesterday handed down its decision in the elevator case of Henry Rippe against The State Ware house Commission. The decision re verses the decision of Judge Willis, of the Ramsey county district court. it was written by Justice Mitchell and de cides the state cannot build an elevator any more than it can build railroads or any other works for the internal improve ment of the state. The first point that the court makes is that the action of the commission is not constitutional, as the law provides that "the state shall never contract any debts for works of internal improvement, or be a party in carrying on such works." The contentions of the defendant are: First— That the works contemplated by the act are merely ancillary to the more effectual exercise by the state of its police power, to regulate the weigh ing and inspection of grain stored in bulk, . and to regulate the charges for storing and handling the same in warehouses and elevators. Second— That the elevator and other works provided for in the act are not 'works of internal improvement' within the meaning of the constitution; that this term refers only to the channels of travel and commerce, such as roads, bridges, railways, canals, rivers aud the like. A synopsis, of the opinion is here given v "The right of the state, in the exercise of its police power, to. regulate the business of receiving, weighing, "in specting and storing grain for others in elevators or warehouses, as being business affected with a public interest, is now settled beyond all controversy. This power extends even to fixing the charges for such services. 7 ■"It seems.to us as plain as words can make it, too plain to admit of argument, that the provisions of this . act have . no relation whatever to the exercise of the police power of the state to regulate the grain elevator business. The evident sole purpose of the. act is to provide for the state erecting an elevator and itself going into the grain elevator business. .-. "All the provisions of. the act as to receiving, hauuling, storing and deliv ering grain clearly have reference only to the management of the business con ducted by the state in its own elevator. And so far as relates to the- right of the state under the police power to regu late this business the position of the defendant's counsel really is this: That whenever those who are engaged In any business affected with a public interest, and hence the "subject ot government regulation do not furnish the public proper and reasonable service, the state may, as a means of regulating the busi ness. itself engage in it, and furnish the public service at reasonable rates, or by means of such state competition, compel others to do so. The very statement of the proposition is sufficient to show to .what startling results it necessarily leads. It needs no argument to prove that if," in the exercise of the police '- power to regulate this business, the state itself has a right to erect and operate one elevator at Duluth it has the power to erect and operate twenty if necessary at the same point, and also to erect and operate elevators at every point in the state where there is grain to be handled and stored." The opinion proceeds to show how, if the state were allowed to engage in any and every sort of enterprise, outside of its legitimate governmental functions, in times of inflation and excitement itj might not only be moved to build ele vators, but also to engage in schemes of drainage, irrigation, developing water powers, building public grist mills, pub lic creameries and cheese lactones, es tablishing stock yards and packing houses, and other like enterprises with out limit. "The time was," reads the opinion, "when the policy was to confine the functions of government to the limits strictly necessary to secure the enjoyment of life, liberty and property. The old Jeffersonian maxim was that the country is governed the best that is gov erned the least. At present the tend ency is all all the other way, and to wards socialism and paternalism in gov ernment. This tendency is, perhaps, to some extent natural as well as inevita ble as population becomes more dense and society older and more complex in its relations. The wisdom of such a policy is not for the courts. The people are supreme, aud if they wish to adopt such a change in the theory of govern ment it is their right to do so. Bui in order to do so they must amend the con stitution of the state. The present con stitution was not framed on any such lines. It is always a delicate as well as an ungracious task to declare invalid an act of a co-ordinate branch of the gov ernment, and should never be done ex cept in cases - free from reasonable doubt. But the legislature is not the people any more than are the executive and judiciary. Like them, it is a branch, doubtless the most important one.of the government, and, equally with them, subject to the limitations im posed by the constitution. And when ever it has clearly transcended those limitations it is the duty of the judiciary to so declare. The act now under con sideration seems to us so clearly in vio lation of the constitution that it is our bounden duty to so hold." The title and syllabus is as follows: Henry Rippe.appellaul,' vs. George L. Bo. kef at al., Board of liailroad and arehouso . , . _ . ■Continue-, on Second Page.