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al broadsides at . the Massachusetts Man. WSESA TE YESTERDAY. tof The Time Taken up in Ex- ,,'ulive Session A Few River Bills Projected Washington, March 18 (.Sen- L) The greater part of the day's ion of the Senate wad again de ed to the executive business. A Vr ot lulls were taken ud from calendar and passed during the inn hour. Mr. Gibson's Mis ippi river improvement scheme iuo otner river improvement ,;ares, applying to the Columbia r, wore made the special order next Tuesday. At 4:35 the ate adjourned till Monday. IX THE HOUSE. D rspite the severe suow the at- imco in the House this morning ; unusually large. Mr. Will iams, of Massachusetts, :to a question ot personal priv- v, stated that Mr. Walker, (Re- :m) ot Massachusetts, had iirtl in the Record, in his speech, brka about him (Mr. Williams) ::awere not only not delivered : which were improper, unparlia tary and offensive in the ex ajand a gross attack upon a i of men who were called by n alker" "Mugwumps." He tthi following captions, writ ing published by Mr. Walker: Aict tor the mugwumps, Hoar Vulliams shown up, Williams' ton silver riddled." He quoted "The mugwumps hold iit.s in Congress by gross de n and moral fraud." 'answer to a question by Mr. California, Mr. Williams i"Yes, I consider it a personal iupon myself because I am a ump." Diverting to the polit biatory of 1884, he said ne pi voting the Republican had taken part in the inde nt campaign to elect a Demo c President. The men who fthis course then are now called iivump is the man who left the iftin nartv in 1884. L J Wive campaigns one of the 1 difficult tasks of the Rive committee was to curb F check the ardor and zeal of the fnuri from Massachusetts (Mr. pr0 He now makes this at- r OQ his fnrmpr nanrM'-itp.q. r.) in 1884 tnere was a hott ?r or more vituperative " -r or the murrwumn nartv 1. ! . m f . Walker. He now hates B,J?wumps worse than his party lQe Democrats. He has his 4fctUeif-nOtt tn rWl with, anrl 3are clear. After that great r.t the whole body of muji- rP3 went over to the Democratic Ihere was one man saved ,Jt the wreck. Th Rpmihlic.in 7 had l)e(n PtrnrTfTlinrt- fr rrpf. hL.i . cb""o , 4U but the only man who WH3 the gentleman from usttts. (Loud laughter). (indthQ gentleman to that bGrnin.. c i i i i -"-V.U, wmcn ne mm- Peril ritts. f. I je compass sea ana nhfl" one proselyte and 0 ,;J made, ye make him" two sC ,Child of hel1 unt0 Will"!' ('8 an(l laughter). , 'Hams said, iti? AT A 11 , anl Kkv.m.: Is nfT7 comiend me to the Ktta L.tJman irom Mass- ' wmcQ he compares ir ClinT FOR W II M k a m,mbr L . , - . Pnce Five Cents. the attack upon a member to the xcuuKe oi tne Savior of men to th Scribes and Pharisees." Diress- M? w-n-be 5ilVer on r. Williams said that it was made an issue in the last cam Paign. The Democratic party not only declared itself opposed to the trea coinage of silver, but had ar raigned the Republican party be cause it had passed the bad law of 1890. The Democrats of Massa chusetts made no agreement and no pledges as to what the House would do. It was understood that there was a strong free coinage sentiment on the Democratic side of the House., They planted themselves upon a platform and declared tbeir opposition to a free coinage measure and to the law of 1890 and asked the people to answer this ques tion. They fought for their convictions, and they would so vote. That was the verdict which was passed by the people of Massachusetts. The gentleman from Massachusetts (Mr. Walker) had made a speech on the silver bill in his shirt sleeves and had to be called to order last session and said out of pure politics, uhe would vote for the silver bill." The anti silver men were making an honor able contest. It was a contest be tween men, and not of traitors and their convictions. He believed that the fourteen Democrats from Mas sachusetts, whether the future brought weal or woe, had now a better opportunity than they had last fall. They had proved them selves true prophets. They had bhown that they were ready to stand and make a manly fight for the principles they believed in. The same virdict which was pronounced lai lall" oh the "prophecies of the Democratic party would be again given when the issue was submitted to the people. His remarks regarding the Dem ocratic party were intended to be made to the party itself as an organ ization. This silver question should be decided in party convention. This was the sum and substance of liis contest within the ranks of the Democratic party. The Con gressional Record of March 7th, would show who were friends of the Democratic party on the silver question. He then called the at tention of Mr. Walker to the Scriptures, with which he (Walker) had attempted to identify himself. The gentleman from Worcester would probably not recognize him self as one of the persons addressed in these words: "The scribes and Pharisees sit in Moses seat." "All, therefore, whatsoever they bid you observe, that observe and do, but do not yet after their works, for they say and do not. For they bind heavy burdens and grievous to be borne, and lay them on men's shoulders, but they themselves would not move them with one of their fingers." Mr. Williams said: "I have borne the burden and the gentleman from Worcester is here (loud ap plause); but woe unto you scribes and pharisees, hypocrites, for ye shut up the kingdom of Heaven against men, for ye neither go in yourselves, neither suffer ye them that are entering to go in." (Loud laughter, yells and applause.) Mr. Walker replied that it was prDbably evident to the House for what purpose the gentleman from Massachusetts (Mr. Williams) rose. ( Laughter.) The correction of the Record was the possible excuse. He simply desired to exhibit him self and he had thorougly accom plished his object. (Laughter.) The greater part of his address was an excuse for his allegiaace to the peo ple. He had varied hii perform ance by reading the Bible. The idea of reading the Bible to the Democratic party. (Continued laughter). This was so fresh and bo new to the democrats that they cheered it to! iue echo. (Laughter.) It wa3 ot very little importance to the country what the mugwumps did in lo84. He had never seen the gen tleman from Massachusetts (Wil liams) but once, before he met him here. He had seen him since and so had the House. He and his lit tle fellow-mugwump, the? effigy of John Harvard, expelled" alf the Democrats in the House a few days ago from the Democratic party. Mr. Crain: "But they gave him absolution for that," (Laughter). Mr. Walker: "Yes and the Democrats will need absolution sev eral times from this little band of mugwumps before the session ends." He saw the gentleman from Massa chusetts once, and he held him (Mr. Walker) back just once in a meeting that voted for Grover Cleveland God save the mark. A resolution was written and offered in that meeting on which two hours were wasted to fit it to suit the gentleman from Massachusetts, (Mr. Williams). They asked for no office and requested none. They had cast their votes from a high sense of political duty and did not wish to be injured by any one being appointed to office. The gentleman from Massachusetts had kept us from voting for over two hours for fear his great ser vices would thereby be lost to Gro ver Cleveland if that clause was adopted. (Loud laughter on the Republican side.) Every other person was in favor if it except the gentleman from Massachusetts, and that was the only time that he ( Mr. Walker) had ever seen Mr. Wil liams and was the only holding back he ever did for him. The sil ver bill was "pure politics" in con tradistinction to party politic?. Statesmanship consisted in knowing what legislation ought to be, and secondly in securing the best legis lation which the people will permit and submit to. legislation was a compromise from b'i.siiMuc to end. The captions in ihe bpecch, "Hot shot for mugwumps," etc., were not written by hi'n (Mr. Walker). Mr. Richardson, of Tennessee, inquired if the official stenographer had inserted those words, or if they were inserted without authority in the government printing office. Mr. Walker retorted that the gentleman from Tennesse need not attempt to boss the House and he would ex plain the matter. What happened to him had happened to others. The manuscript of his speech was in manifold for various newspapers made by his clerk and he thought it had been stricken from the copy sent to the Record office. It was an accident, pure and simple, and was liable to happen to any member. He desired that the cap tion to his speech be stricKen out. What he inserted was under the rules. Mr. McMillin, of Tennessee, thought the entire question should go before the committee on printing. Both gentlemen had made their statements and he thought the bet ter way to dispose of the matter was to refer it to the committee on printing with instructions to report whether the privileges of the House had been violated in the publication and what further action, if any, should be taken. This was adopted. The House then went into the committee of the whole on the pri vate calendar, Mr. Richardson, of Tennessee, in the chair. The bill for the relief of the Cumberland female college, McMinnville, Tenn., was passed. The bill for the relief of the legal representatives of H.H. Sibley gave rise to a long debate and finally went over until next private calendar day. At 5 o'clock, the committee rose and the House took a recess until 8 o'clock this evening. HILL'S SOUTHERN TOUR, The Senator Still Speak ing in the ' Hotbed of Democracy. " YSSTERDA Y'S PROGRESS. The Senator Leaves Savannah For Augusta The Trip Made in Quick Time. Savannah, Ga., March 18 After a sail don the harbor, Sena torTlill and party took a special train at 1 p. m. for Augusta. Augusta, Ga., March 18., Senator Hill's trip from Savannah to Augusta as made in quick time. The road was cleared and the special train was sent through as fast as it could travel with safety. About 200 people were at the sta tion at Waynesboro A military company fired a salute as the train came in, while a band played "Dixie." Senator Hill made a short speech from the car plat foroi.He said this was the first town where he had beea fired at since he struck the South: this gathering showed the interest the people were faking in the public affairs of their couin try; they were interested in good government, in the prosperity of their State and of the nation and they wanted their rights vindicated. Prosperity would be restored, if they placed the Democratic party in full control of the government. Let the victory in November next be a most decisive one. The members of the party sat down to lunch .7; n as the guests of Col. McBee, superintendent of the Geor gia Central railroad, who hi;d per sonal charge of the party. At a small station mid-way the local committee ot reception from Au gusta, boarded (he train. It was 6; 15 p. m when the special train reached Augusta, where the Sena tor niHt with an enthusiastic recep tion, and vs as escorted through the town by a long procession to the Arlington Hotel. The reception, which occurred at 8 o'clock, was a most brilliant affair. (Mb erson Withdraws. Austin, Tex., March 18. Mr. Culberson has withdrawn from the Senatorial race. His friends say this is not in the interesi of any other candidate. It is beiieved, however, that a number of his sup porters will go over to Mills, which will insure Mills' electiox. It is said that Chilton will come from Washington shortly to withdraw from the contest. The Great Terminal Syndicate. New York, March 18. The following are the names announced to-day as forming the syndicate of $14,500,000 for the purpose of un derwriting the Richmond Terminal re-organization plan: Holgarten & Co., First National Bank, J. Ken nedy Tod & Co , Central Trust Co., Lee, Iligginson & Co., Lazard Freres, Chase National Bank, Mait land Phelps & Co., Moore & Schley, Oliver II. Payne, Spencer Trask & Co., Edward Sweet & Co., C. J. Lawrence & Sons, Woereshoffer & Co., L. & S. Worsmer and Poor & Greenough. The Behring Sea Situation. Washington, D. C, March 18. Behring sea was the topic of dis cussion here to-dav. At a meeting of President Harrison and his cab inet it was decided to protect the seals. Secretary Tracy in due time, which may be in the very near future, will issue orders to the Pacific squadron to police Behring sea and apprehend the poachers found on the interdicted territory, whether they be from Canada or jthe United States. I : The Governorship. In suggest. ng the name of Hon. i. Ah-xan cr f.r Governor H raid docs not t-et-k to mnke the on any oihi-r crdidstc. For t . pr u incumbent f the qubern wj.iai cunr we tnttrttin the hi personal regard. (h,v Holt has en the St ite an ainpisistrio:! cki:- hoacrtand dignijK-,1. tit hs ,mu friends in every stciion. f the State who would rej .ic- ios.. him m.niina ed. He has strong advicitts lure in Burke who stiii believe thut he is the man whose mmv .should head the tic vet. That we differ with the.se imu on this question is not because we do not entertain u high regard for Governor iiolt and tb many sterling quailitits of mind and heart which his ad mi nitration has dis closed. But in order to win iu North Carolina this year we must present a united front to the enemy, and the enemy is not only without but within our ranks. Our old foes, the Repub lic ins, are moving heaven and earth to overthrow Democracy and intrench themselves in every department of tho State government. Besides this there are men within -the Democratic camp who would sell the birth-right of .t cieau State government for the savory pottage of office. These men arc neit ier t ue Aliiancemen nor true Democrats. They do not repre sent the uiaes of ,the Democracy or of the Alliance. But they have a cer ahi following, small we hope, but large enough it may be - to turn the tidj of buttle iu favor of the Philis tines without the gate. They are anxiously waiting for any excuse to raise the standard of revolt and make comtaon cause with the Republicans against us. It may be very brave to defy this element, and very wise to say that the party will be better oil without it, but jingoism ha3 often been mis taken for bravery and the truest po litical, wisdom has been held by some savauts to consist iu trcttinf every vote possible, and holding evtry vote possible just as long as poible, where it can be done with out the sacrifice of principle. To us it seems better to deprive of any excuse those who are waiting for an opportunity to leave the old ilag, by putting up a man like Alex ander, on whom every faction can unite and who will make for the State as fair and impartial, and hon est and as honorable a chief execu tive as any. Apart from tha element above re ferred to there are throughout the State thousands of farmers, who have born the heat and burden of the day with the Democracy, who have gone into every campaign with fervor and whose, ballots always falling on the side of right, have won for us our victories and who have asked in the past only that the State govern ment be economically and honestly adtninistered. These men in the Al liance have been tilled with an hon est desire to elevate the farmer and to improve his condition. To effect this end they have been taught thfct the. farmer should take a more active part in political matters, that more farmers should be sent to the legirda tures and to Congress and they be lieve that to put a farmer in the gubernatorial chair once in a while would have a m .-re wholesome effect. These men are neither cranks nor are they effected with third partyism. They are Democrats pure and simple, and they will vote the ticket that the Democracy puts up. ' But with a man like S. B. Alexander at the head of the ticket, they will, we believe, be tilled with an enthusiasm that will be infections and a zeal which will sweep everything before it. The Democracy can, we thick, loic nothing by paying due regard to the preference of this 4,old guard'1 of the partv's army in making their nominations in the May convention. Morganton Herald. TO-DAY AT STATES7ILLE. Hon. W. M. Bobbins and Senator W. D. Turner Ask to Sreik -with Col. Skinner and President Butler. To-day. according to appointment. Col - H irry Skinmr and lWuleiit Butler will address thf people ,f Irrd. 11 county jit StMtsiill on th Alliance dn:n:ds There will pro oaoiy be a joint dicu-ion between them and two distinction- d citizens of StHtesville. 'Yhr iollowinn cir cular, whieli ha leei distributed in Iredell county, ha foui.d its way to the CmroNici.v; ..tH.v, and we print it, followii.g the style of the circular us nearly as we can. It will be inten sting reading : Oil MID li ALL Y OF THieJem STJVILLE, Everybody Come. Just Drop Everything and Come Right Along. On that day Marion Butler, Har ry Skinner and others are adver tised to .speak. These gentlemen and their co adjutors are understood to he now at work preparing to capture the Democratic Conventions this year, for the purpose of laying down a platform equivalent to that of the Third Party and nominating can didates in sympathy therewith, thus really perverting the D-moeratic party into thi Third ltrty in all except the name. Those of us who are trii" to the safeandsound Democratic faith must awake and bes ir ourselves to check mate this cunning and dangerous game. Let the true Democrats of Ire dell rally and come out on Satur day. Give one day to preferving the purity and unity of the genuine Democratic party, which is the best hope and sheet-anchor of the people. There will he speakers here to advocate true Democracy if the opportunity is afforded. Maj. Wm. M. Robbins and AV. D. Turner will speak upon the present outlook of all true men in the present critical posture of affairs. Rally, Democrats, rally, and let have a field day. MANY CITIZENS. Capt. E. G. Brodie Dead. Henijkkson, March 18. Spe cial. Capt. E. (J. Iirodie, a very prominent and popular citiz.n of Henderson, died at his home here this afternoon. He leaves a wife, one child ai d a large number of relatives. He had long been prom inent in county affair?, and had saved Vance county large amounts of money claimed by other counties out of which it uas formed. He leaves a large estate. Polk, Skinner and Batler at Charlotte. CiiAKLoTTr, March 1 Spe cialsPresident Polk, Col. Skin. n-,r and President Duiler pke here to-day to a goo 1 crowd in the court house. Col. Skinner's speech was strong, entertaining, impressive and was weil received. The tone was decidedly against a third party, and his Democracy was sound and solid. The speech was much com. j plimented here. p. C.