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AND ARGU VOL. XL1V. HO 55. BOCS I5LA2XD. ILL., MOBDAY, TJECE2B211 23, 18S5. HUSH IS THE WORD Regarding the Desired Legisla tion on Finances. HOUSE WILL "BUBS HO DAYLIGHT." Ontllnr ml a Hill That Will Probably Da Hrmt la Ina Heaata aad tha Kaeaptlaa It I Llkrly tm Hurt Thara Apparent Ma jority la That Uody la Savor mt Kadlcal Hir Eaaetawats Bad Opposed ta Bands af Amy Sort HoaM Coomlttaoa. Washixgtox, Dec. XX This promises ta I an eventful wck In tha house Ikfurs adjourn mont Is readied next Saturday Uia Kupublican leaders of the house Intend that a bill shall have boea nut to thn senato la response to the de mand of tlio president's message for soma tnenns of relieving tha treasury situation and protecting the gold reserve. Tha Re publican leaders determined to act promptly as soon as tho message was tit In, and all Idea of taking a recess for tho holidays was abandoned In the face of the situation presented. The ways and means committee has been organized and hnturday night the Republican members held a swrrt meeting at the Capitol, at whia-h Speaker Kced was present, to dls (Uffl the dt'tnils of a bill which. In their opinion, would furnish the desired relief. As u preliminary It was decided that while tho situation in the senate as to the fate there of any measure passed by the house should be kept In mind tho house must act Inui'iM-ndcntly of the result In the upper branch of congress. Points of Ida Republican rroposaL Tlio gi-nerul out lino of a measure was agreed upon, but the details have not been completed. The sentiment was unani mous that no gold bonds should be author ized, but that a bill on the lines of Read's amendment of Inst year should be drawn up, and with that should be coupled some tariff changes for tho purposes of raising additional revenue. Last winter the Re publicans took the stand that the menace to tho gold reserve was caused primarily by tho lack of reve nue to meet the expenses of the gov ernment, and that is still tholr posi tion. Heed's (Mind proposition, which tha committee will adopt, provides for the re duction of tho rate of Interest on bonds to bo Ixaucd under the acts of 170 and 1875 for tho purpose of resuming specio pay ment nml protecting tho specio reserve from 4 to 3 p-r cent., mid for a low rate, low denomination bond which would practical ly bn a debt certificate to bo usjd to supply dcflclrncltis In the revenues. I nnnlmuns far Only on Wool. By thu terms of tho bill It Is probaMo that provisions will bn inserted to provldo that the proceeds of any bonds issued tinder tho nets of 1870 and 173 as amended hnll go to the reserve, and of the latter lionds to pay current expense. In this way a separate account can bo kept and the pronceds of bonds sold to iniilntuin the reserve cannot l used to pay current ex pense. The details of tho tariff changes will furnMi tlio mot dlflicult tatk in framing the bill. Thi ro Is practical unan imity of -ntlnicnt so fur as can bn lenrned among tho Uopublicnn members of tho committee for a duty on wool and com pensating duties on Woolens. Tho western liicmlH-rs want the duty on wool to be at lcnt 8 cunts per pound, but the lndica tinos am that It will not exceed 5 cents. Mailt ta Catch All Morts of People. There Is some discussion of a proposition to make a horizontal increaso on ail tho schedules except sugar of from 15 to M per O'nt , but this Is opposed In curtain quar ters as being not on protection lines. It seems probable, therefore, that wool and woolens, lumber, and various other arti cles will bo selected. While there is some differvncv of opinlou on this point It seems certain that there will bo a time limlto tlon of two years or thirty months on the life of the tariff propositions of the bill. Tho point will bo made that It Is an emer gency measure for raising revenue, and therefore could meet the approval of all who believe that tho treasury needs addi tional revenue, no matter what tho Indi vidual opinions mny be regnrjlng protec tive duties. Republicans on the ways and means committee will go to work at once to perfect the details of the bill. WILL Kl'SII THE II1LL THROl'GH. Srnat. Holds tits Key of tho Mloatioa, How. over, oa I'laaaers. It Is hoped that It can lie ready by Tues day and If so It will probably be passed under a special order of tho committee on rules, cr possibly tinder suspension of the rules. Speaker Reed and his lieutenants are not disposed to brook delay. They be I lure the bouse should do Its work prompt ly. After the bill has been sent to the svnaro tho question of whether congress shall remain In session for the re mainder of the holidays will rest with thut body. If the senato will proceed to the consideration of the bill the house will remain In session and probably adjourn ftwjii d.iy to day. Hut If the senate should, after the pass age by the house of the bill, show that It did not prixKe to go ahead with It, and should deliberately pass a resolution for a Jtollday recess, it Is probable that the pwiwe would agree to it. As to tho atti ! tf the IVuiocrata towards the bill. It k mmm ibi"i nun it will oe opposcu uy BHK If nut all of them. The sliver Demo crats 4.T disposed to vote for any bond proposiu'n, breauso they believe .there Is another r. "dy In the bands of the execa tlvo the rv'icmptlon of notes In silver. They might y" ' "coin" bonds to bor row money, (t tho executive sold that money was needea to meet current ex penses. Rut as the demand tat authority to Issue bonds Is nut based on that ground which In fact Is distinctly dlTowdthelr oppo sition to the bond feature of tea bill Is ortain. They would probably ale resist tho measure on account of the Increase la too tariff schedule. The administration and "sound money" Democrats who might twdlKpxst-dtovule for a bond authorUa r n will probably to deterred from voting t w the measure because of Its tariff propo auloa. rk that the solid, opposition of tiie iVftusrr.ils is looked for. The over helmlt.g JiopubUcau majority UHures (U paiaaao, however, beyond sMstioa riiriigU the boas. U la in U a whrt tha bill will . i i.i . .4... . . . . . i nave a rough read, if all signs ao not fall. With Reed, Dingley and others of that school of politics shapiug the financial legislation it goes without saying that there will be no free silver coinage ideas in the bill; the bonds will be redeemable In gold or its equivalent and recognition of the silver dollar as such equivalent in the sense desired by the silver men will not be in tho bill as It comes from the house. The resolutions offered by Vest and But ler Saturday, both of which are radically free silver and would, according to the "sound money" Idea, put us on a silver basis, indicate the sentiments of the srlver men in the senate. And they eonfldently claim that if they ean get either of those propositions to a vote they can carry lr, a claim that at this writing cannot bo controverted. A partial canvass of the silver men in the senate mode among Republicans, Demo crats and Populists alike, reveals a de cided disposition to couplo silver legisla tion with any measure for the relief of tbe treasury that mny lw offered. Cockrell, Teller, Dubois. Pritchard, Pettlgrcw, Rakerand Butler all said that the secre tary of the treasury had the means for ineetinji the emergency in his own hands, which was in paying out silver and coin ing the silver in the treasury. They were liLt-wlM! agreed upon thu proposition that they would net consent to give further authority for tho issuance of more inter est touring bonds. There is another thing that mny cause trouble in the senate. That body is un questionably in fnvor of a holiday recess, and the probabilities point strongly to tho absence of a quorum. Then there is the oiening for intcrmiiinbio specchmaking that is a characteristic of financial sub jects in the senate, and which it is almost sure would be taken advantage of by either sklo, according to tho development of the majority on the proposed legisla tion. If the silver men are in the majority the anti-silver men can talk as long as they please, and vice versa. AS TO THE HOISE COMMITTEE!!. Dingley Honored with the Rlggest Chain maashlp la tha Ranch. Washington-, Die. 23. The much talked -over list of house committees has been read, and all the members know where "they are at" in tho matter of com mittee honors. There may be a feeling of discontent probably Is in some quarters among the members, but If there U no body is advertising it. Maine gets the biggest chairmanship, as had been ex pected, Dingley going to the ways and means as Its chairman. He is considered a good appointment. The ways and means is ono of the four great committees of the house. During the times of pcaco it is the first In Importance; during times when a day may bring war its importance is immense ly increased. This with the appropria tions, foreign affairs and banking and currency will practically control all the Important legislation this session. Its makeup is decidedly protection; its chair man would re-enact the McKlnley sched ules. It is composed as follows: Repub licans Dingley of Maine, chairman; Payne of New York, D.iIzjII of Pennsyl vania, Hopkins of Illinois, Grosvenor of Ohio, Russell of Connecticut, Dollivcrof Iowa, Steele of Indiana, Johnson of North Dakota, Evans of Kentucky, Tawney of Minnesota. Democrats Crisp of Georgia, McMillin of Tennessee. Turner of Georgia, Tarsney of Missouri, Wheeler of Alabama, Mclaurin of South Carolina. The other chairmanships of any general Importance aro as follows: Foreign af fairs, lllttof Illinois; approprlations.Can non of Illinois; banking, Wn'.kerof Mass achusetts; Immigration, Bnrtholdtof Mis souri; public buildings, Milliken of Maine; rivers and harliors. Hooker of New York; nnvnl affairs, Boutcllo of Maine; military affairs, Hull of Iowa; interstate com merce. Hepburn of Iowa; judiciary, Hen derson of Iowa; Pacific railroads. Powers of Vermont; pensions. Loudenslnger of New Jersey; militia. Marsh of Illinois; rules. Reed; coinage weights and meas ures, tono of Pennsylvania; elections, Daniel of New York; postoflice. Land of California; public lands, Lacey of Iowa; labor. Phillips of Pennsylvania; agricul ture. Wads worth of New York; irrigation, Hermann of Uregun; alcoholic liquor trallic, Morse of Massachusetts. CONGRESSIONAL MMMAHV. How the Senate Responded to the Irei deal's Latest Message. Washington, Doc. 23. The only re sponse to tbe president's financial mes sage in tho senato was two radical silver resolutions one by Vest directing the secretary of the treasury to coin tho silver bullion and redeem and cancel tho treas ury notes issued to purchase that bullion with the standard dollars :a coined and also to redeem tbe greenbacks in silver dollars As well as gold whichever Is most eonviencnt. The other was by Butler of North Carolina (Pop.) to pay all govern ment obligations In silver except when silver and gold are at a parity of 16 to 1. Piatt objected to both. Stewart made a speech advocating the announcement that I'nltcd states obligations would be paid in silver, to stop "raids on the treasury." Dubois attacked tbe messaga and said tha president must know that his recom mendations would not be accepted and that the senate would as soon as it got a chance adopt Vest's resolution. Adjourned to Tuesday. The house responded to the president's message by pigeon-holing the resolution for a holiday recess and preparing to go to work to provide some means for the re-' lief of the treasury. The speaker an nounced the committees and tbe message was referred to the ways and means com mittee. The house then adjourned. EaabUag Act for the Katahdla, WASBISQTOX, Dec S3. Tho president has decided after considering the matter for some time that the government can not accept the Ammen ram Katabdin be cause of ber failure to attain the seventeen knots speed required by the contract. Sen ator Hale has accordingly introduced a bill In the senato authorizing tbe accept ance of the vessel. aigao4 as a If attar of Coarse. Washisotox, Dec. S3. Simply as a matter of record it should be stated that the Venezuelan commission bill is now a law, tbe president, as was necessarily to be tbe ease, having signed it as soon as he had read It. The quidnuncs are now busily engaged In making up the commission for the president. DOLAN'S MISTAKE. Peacemaker in the Quaker City Strike Repudiated. (FAILED TO CONFER WITH WELSH, And toe Latter Kicks tho Fat Into tha Fire Agala Will Not Discharge tho New Moo EmployoA to Take the Plaees of tha Strikers TLe Farmers, It Is Alleged, Are Practical Prisoners Situatioa Is Vor Critical Jast Xow. Philadelphia, Dec 23. The strike is "on" again as bad as ever. The men bad accepted tho proposition cent out Friday night that they go to work pending a con ference about the trouble, but it seems that Director Dolon in arranging that truce hod builded unknown to President Welsh counted without the host, as It were. When Welsh heard of it he put his foot down hard, called on the mayor and stated that he could not agree to the com promise because he hod hired 1,000 men to tako the place, of the strikers and they could not be displaced. Welsh was most positivo in his declaration and declined to recede from his position. Dolan was en tirely ignorant of the fact that 1,000 men had been hired and would be retained by the company, and that when he brought tho agreement to the mayor's office he was unconsciously working at cross-purposes with Welsh. Rioting Began as Bad as Ever. As soon as these facts became known rioting began, end there was more of it than at any time since the strike began. Tho men and their sympathizers were very angry, and there were outbreaks of mub violence in at least twenty places, all accompanied by the throwing of bricks and other missiles. Many people were hurt, but none seriously. -The police au thorities were constantly on the alert, and promptly dispersed all mobs. The latest order put up at tho street railway stations is one that all employes of the company Dec 10 inst. who will apply for work in dividually will be received today before Li noon. Says Lawlessness Most Subside. At a late hour last night the strike situ ation was apparently unchanged. No at tempt was made to run cars, the author ities fearing violence. The strikers had uniformed men in all parts of the city so liciting subscriptions from door to door, and it is said that the aggregate collec tions run into high figures. Mayor War wick last night issued the following state ment: "As matters stand my duty as the chief executive officer is to preserve the pcaco and order of the city, and I will, with all the force at my command, do this. - And if necessary I will bring to my assistance all the force that under the law can be brought into requisition, be it state or national. Lawlessness is anarchy, and that will not be permitted under any cir cumstances." Army of New Men Coder Dares. . '' At the West Philadelphia station of the Market street lino a small army of new men are confined. They were brought here from Boston and other New England cities to tako tho places of the strikers. Soon after their arrival ono man became dissatisfied and left. To the strikers he said that all the men would leave, but that they were practically prisoners. The Boston man declared that he had to fight his way through a crowd of traction em ployes to reach the door. The strikers aver that they will tako legal action to se cubs the men's release. CLAIM AX IMMENSE BOYCOTT. Striken Say It Involves 200.000 People Welsh as Determined as Ever. The strike leaders asserted last night that fully 300,000 people had promised not to ride on the cars of the company, and hod contributed to the fund solicited yester day between (7.000 and $3,000 up to mid n ght, and contributions were slill coming in. A conference with General Manager Beetem lasted four hours. Then tho com miltoo of employes returned to headquar ersand went into session with theexecutive com.nittee of the Amalgamated associa tion r.n I President. Mnhnn. John Lowber Welsh, president of tho company, has issued a lengthy statement t J the public. Ic reiterates the company's determin ition to ignora any outside or ganlzitioi. Then Welsh rehearses the events of the past few days, deploring the violence, and explaining the inability of tho company to discharge the 1,000 new 'men tiicy have taken on since the strike began. John Wanamaker called on the mayor last night and was in conference with him for a longtime. Many of the most prominent clergymen or tho city discussed the strike from the pulpit, and while deploring violence were almost unanimous in upholding the de mands of the men and condemning the action of tbe company. Henry F. Gra ham, of Brooklyn, who was brought here to work, has made an affidavit stating that the company is offering the new men 3.'J per day, while they refuse the old ones ti. Tailors' Strike at 'ew Tork. New Youk. Dec. 23. Whatever hope may have existed on Saturday for speedy and satisfactory settlement of the tailors' strike has been dispelled by tlie action of tho Clothing Contractors Mutual Pro tective association. The contractors vir tually decided to make tbe present trouble the decisive struggle between themselves and their employes, and bade defiance to tractors held an fternoon and evening meeting which was attended by 300 con tractors, and all declared themselves de- , tcrminod to fight to the end and adopted . the rules and regulations for shops which ( were printed in theso dispatches last I week. Death of Hon. J. W. Lake. Hampton, la.. Dec 23. Hon. John W. Luke, chairman of the Iowa railway com mission, died at his home In this city after an illness of only five days. Captain Luke was a native of the state of New York, but removed to Illinois at an early age, served 'three years in the Fifteenth Illinois in fantry, being severely wounded at chiloh, and was mustered out as captain of his company. After the war he served the state in various capacities from sheriff to i legislator, and finally railway cominis-Isioner. BUSINESS IS BETTER. The New Tork Market Show In proved ConoiiloBS Other Lata News. - New York, Dec. 23. Tho market opened in good tone and the specu lation in the opening dealings was brilliant. There was good buying in the- leading shares, in which some foreign houses were prominent. Nearlv all the active list made rapid 'advances. During the first 15 minntes there was some realizing Sales which closed with a retrogarde movement, al though fairly steady and there were no indications of a panicky condi tion. The New Financial BUU Washington. Dec---23 Dingly, chairman of the ways and means committee, announced in the house today that the new- iinancial bill would be ready Thursday. A Motor Over a Tressel. Chicago. Ill , Dec. 23. A motor car on the Metropolitan L" went off the tres?cl this morning, injuring the conductor, motorman and one passenger. It is thought the motor man may die. HE THREATENS THE GOVERNOR. Missouri State Judge. Talks oT Strong Meth ods to 8a va Ills Sob, St. Ijovis. Dec Si. A bitter feeling, that at any time may result in a personal encounter, has grown out of the deter mined effort which the officers of the state are making to brins; Charles A. Wear to trial for the killing of Charles Teal, at Poplar Bluffs, M on April 8, 183i On ono side of the controversy is Governor Stone nnd Assistant Attorney General Jourdan; on the other is Judge John 6. Wear, of the Twentieth judicial district, father of- the accused. .-Judge Wear has mode threats of personal violence against Governor Stone and Jourdan. Young Wear w.u arrested at Memphis and brought hero several days ago. His father filed an application before Judge Murphy, of tho court of criminal correc tion, asking for a writ of habeas corpus, and while tho matter was bein j argued a telegram was received from the state su preme court announcing the issue by that court of an alternative writ of prohibition, estopping JuJgo Murphy from interfering in the cose. GIVES AWAY A MICHIGAN MAN. Letter Found In an ITnclaiincd Box of Green Goods Circulars. New Yokk, Dec a Among the lots offere:l at a recent nuct ion sale of un claimed go-xls in tho Abingdon storago warehouse) were two largo packing cases, tho contents of whidb were It was dis covered when the purchasers opened it ; "green goods" circulars many of them addressed and one by tho way to Sccre tary Lainont. There wero also some let ters received from would-be customers. Among these was ono from Kobert Henry, of Sault Ste. Marie. The writer lamented that so many mistakes had been made la the bu-lncss. Ho said ho hod borrowel $ K) with which to buy counter felt money, and he had bought a farm, in tending to pay fnr it with the green goods. Funeral or Captain Ramett. Washington, Dec. S3. Tho funeral services over the remains of tho late Cap tain Bussett, tho venerable assistant door keeper of the senate, were held at the First Presbyterian church yesterday and Dr. Sunderland, the president's pastor, offici ated. 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