The Alliance-independent. (Lincoln, Nebraska) 1892-1894, August 10, 1893, Image 1

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    The Alliance-Independent
It Hit best
Advertising medium
In the west. It la especi
ally valuable as a means
of reaching the farmers.
Its circulation is as laree
in Nebraska as the cir
culation of all the "farm
Journals" combined.
Give The Axliancs
iKDETiNDBirr a trial If
you want good results.
The Banks f Hew York City Ignore the
Law and the Bights of Depositors.
Silver and Paper Money Command
Premium The Basks Likely to
Collapse Any Day.
A Startling Situation.
The banks of New York City present
'a remarkable spectacle to the Ameri
can people. In all parts of the west
and south banks hare been forced to
the wall by respecting the rights of de
positors and observing the laws. The
new comptroller of the currency has
taken prompt and effective steps to
close national banks in all other cities
whenever the interests of depositors
were in danger, or the requirements of
the law were not fulfilled. But in New
York city the banks are openly and
boldly ignoring the rights of depositors
and running regardless of law. Still
the comptroller of the ourrency says
nothing and does nothing. 1
The fact is that the banof New
York city are "banging on by the akin
of their teeth." By issuing clearing
clearing house certificates they have
held up the weaker banks, until the
fate of all are linked together. . They
must all stand or fall together. If they
were compelled to keep the full amount
of reserve required by law, and If they
would pay depositors on demand as all
other banks do, they would all collapse
at once.
Tom Patterson, the brilliant editor
of the Rocky Mountain News, sizes up
the situation in the following forcible
"The big New York banks may be
able to pull through, but if they were
in the west and Comptroller Eckles
should treat them as he did the west
ern baaks a majority of them would
have been compelled to close their doors
a week ago.
"For more than a month now cash
transactions between these banks have
ceased. Balances, that in tbe west
must be dally settled in cash, are set
tled in the New York clearing house
by loan certificates a new species of
currency, altogetner un Known to law.
More than 34,uou,uw oi tnia wind
money has been issued, and it is upon
this that the New York banks are run
ning. "Every one of these banks have sus
pended payment. The Denver, Mil
waukee, Indianapolis and Louisville
banks that closed their doors are not a
whit worse than the bloviating, bully
, ing, inflated New York banks. If the
western banks bad elected to pay only
checks for small amounts and refused
te pay these for large sums as the
New York banks have done and are
now doing all tbe western banks would
be runnlnsr today. Only Thursday the
Chicago Trust Savings baas: sent its
check for f 25,000 on the Western Na
tional bank of New York for collection.
The check was drawn against money
on depwlt in the New York bank, but
its president, K ray ton Ives, refused cash
on the check and tenderedthese clear
ing house certificates Instead.
'The First National, the Fourth Na
tional, the Chase National and the City
National bank, all of New York, wired
the First National bank of Chicago a
few days ago, that It, too, mutt receive
clearinghouse certificates from them
for Its money deposit in New York.
Under pretense of a famine in small
currency and to prevent depositors
taking it out to sell at a premium, the
dispatches anuounced that the banks
am refusing to cah checks Unless they
are well t aliened there is necessity for
use of currency.
'What ball this about suspension?
Why are not these hanks closed!' What
understanding Is there between them
aad the banking authorities in Wash
teflon tfcat permit them to suspend
payment t will and yet keep open
doors? It Is a cerloua phenomenon
national banks lsvtlg,.lsg who a
depositor's cheek Is predated for pay
meat, whether the chock holder is
Wind to speculate on his ctwa money or
not aal if tboy conclude fee dues, rvfur
lag to honor the draft.
Wlr th lt showing of th
hank their rne nas iWrJ near.
) ttt WHOuo, their spcte has decreased
a,C0O aed tlr U'fat tender eur
reaey. V122,UH) 1 hr reserve Is er
tlt.UiKMKM below the Wgal require
ment. This showing from a group tf
beaks with a raottal of ttUWW
the hankie authorities should hot i
emlovfe. lly he aWardirtary I
makeshifts the banks may pull through,
but if they don't what then? The gov
ernment will ' be held an should be
held to strict accountability by the
tnouaandsof individuals and associa
tions that will be the sufferers.
"If it were not for the much abused
and eastern-despised silver dollar the
60o dollar the New York banks would
break into smithereens anyway, and
there would be financial chaos much
worse than there now is in Gotbam.
"The first thing congress should do
la to set the mints at work coining the
140 000,000 ounces of silver bullion now
in the treasury into silver dollars and
distribute them throughout tbe coun
try and break up the close partnership
now existing between treasury de
partment and the the clearing house
banks of New York."
Isn't it about time for Ed Roggen to
write Another letter to John C. Watson
suggesting that tbe "old-time machine
men" get together and "make a litte
Why don't some of those fellows who
are so anxious for a change of ratio sug
gest reducing the amount of old In a
dollar? That's the way the ratio wet
changed in 1834. .
Tobe Castor has been down to Wash
ington administering some of his cele
brated oil to the postoflke department
Result: Republican postmasters are be
ing oast out into an unirlendly world at
a rapid rate.
The money power is busily engaged
trying to "kill the goose that lays the
golden egg." It they ever expect tbe
people to pay their debts, they'd better
stop destroying the money with which
aione dents can te paid.
. - - -. .. . ' i
Bob Ingersoll says, '"This Is a bank
ers' panic." Bob is quite right on this
Eoint; but he is entirely wrong when
e says "there's no such thing as hell."
These very same bankers have been in
hell ever since the string to the panic
slipped out of their clutcnes.
A few days ago Mr. Balfour, tbe
great tory leader of England, addressed
a convention of London bankers in be
half of bimetallism. The convention
heard him with great interest, and
gave him a vote of thanks, but the sub
sidized parrots who edit the dally
papers of the United Stales never heard
Of It. ;
"When Henry George wrote his "Pro
gress and Poverty," he said he didn't
expect the people to accept his doc
trines till they had lost their homre.
Well, he won't have much longer to
wait. If the present era of "unexam
pled prosperity" continues for ten years
more, Henry caa preach his doctrines
to a nation of landlords and tenants.
There never was a better time to try
the experiment of establishing govern
ment banks in this country. If a gov
ernment bank were establish) in
every county in Nebraska the people
who have d.&wn their savings out of
the so-called national banks would
tumble over one another to deposit their
money with uncle Sam. The hoarded
currency would be put in circulation,
and the panic would be at an end.
"Labor creates all wealth." Certain
ly. "The products of labor rightfully
belong to the laborer." Of oor.
Then who rightfully owns the wealth
of this nation, the toilers who produced
it, or the schemers, speculators, Shy
locks and monopolists who have get
control of it? Some of these days the
peoplo may awaken to a sonic of
their rights and claim their own.
"Anarchy'7 Well, you may call it that
now, but when the day of awakening
comes the people will call it "Justles"
When the government pastes a bank
ing law, charters banks, furnishes
thttm nurranav. nrovlde fur their in
spection anl gives the people to under
stand that tney are sate pieces ui a
rolt. ought not the government to be
repnlolM to the people for their de.
poults? If o of these banks b'eak,
tin.! nnt ih. li.utonU ir a rlitht la call
on Unole Ham t make their Iommi
gootl? Some unfortunate deposito
ought to hire a lawyer, oring inoe
Hani tato court and tet this matter
without delay.
The 1014 bur of Walt street have l-
sura over 113.000,010 of clearing house
cart t first to sve the best banking
system the world ever mi $ from uttr
eullapee. These certificate are s
sptcte itf paper money betted on hoed,
oks. mortgage, t., depwilrtt with
the clearing house. Uut when the
fat of the country proiKMe ae tue
of paper woty teaed on r'h
eMefarm producw." or the frtvrthai'k
creaks propose aa Issu baet o "the
weajtn m tbe nation," these same gMl
bugs ransack the dtetloeary fur words
of rUttmle for twa absitrd and d.ugr
proposals i
11 olA
. L-..'"',T--"- '-g, .iyUUv..:
Cleveland Demands Unconditional Repeal
ef the Sherman Law Ko Sub
stitute Offered. .
A Gold bug Ca'amlty Howl Teirs for
the Poor Lboilng Man "Silver and
Oold Must Part Company "
For a Gold Standard.
Wasminotov, Aug. 8. The message
fi President Cleveland to the estr
session of congress was delivered m
both houses shortly before 1 o'eloaji
to-day. It is as follows:
To the Congress of the United States: The
exlsteuoe of so atsrmln, an eitrsordlnar
business situation, involving the wslfar and
prosperity of all our psople, bas constrained
me to call toietbar In extra sessioa the peo
ple's representatives In concrsss to tbe sad
that through a wis and patrlotto exercise of
tbe legislative duty wltb wbiob thsy solely
ebarced, present evils msy be mitigated and
aanars inresienin t ue future ma be avertea
Our unfortunate flnenelal plight Is not the
result of untoward event or of oondltlons re
lated to our national roouross: nor U it trae
able to any of tbe afflictions whlcb freauvntle
ebeck sstlonsl growtn and prosperity With
plenteous cropa. wltb abundant promise of re
munerative production and manufacture, wltb.
unusual invitation to safe Investment and wltb
satiaractory aasurance to business enterprise,
sudden financial distrust and fear have
Sprung no oa ever v aide. Numerous moneyed
Institutions have suspended beoauss abundant
esets were not immediately available to meet
id ammu oi rngntenea aeposuors, surviv
ing corporations and Individuals sre content ta
keep in band the mousy tbey are usually anx
ioue to loan, ana mose engsgea in legitimate
business are surprised to And tbat tbe. securt.
ties tbey offer for loans, though heretofore
satisfactory, are no longer accepted. Values
supposed to be fixed are fast e coming con
Jectursl and loss and failure bar Invadod
very branch of business.
I believe these things are principally
chargeable to eons ressional legislation touch.
in tbe purobase and coinage of silver by tbe
general government This legislation Is em
bodied in statute passed on tbe Mtb day ef
July, 180, whlob was tbe culmination of much
agitation of tbe subject Involved and whlob
may be considered truce after the long
straggle between tbe advooates of free silver
eolnage and those intending to be more con.
Undoubtedly the monthly nurohases bv the
government of 4.S0,0UU oudoss of stiver, forced
under that statute, were regarded by those
interested In silver production as a certain
guarantee of Its Increase in price. The result,
however, has been entirely different, for Im
mediately following a spasmodlo and slit-tit
rise the price of silver began to fall after the
passage or tbe act and has since reached the
lowent point ever known. This dlsuppolntina'
result led to renewed and persistent effort
in me direction or tree silver coinK8
Aieanwnue, not only are tne evil enects or
the operation of the present law constantly ac
cumulating but the result to which its exnou
tlon must inevitably lead U becoming partu
ble to all who give the 'east -sit ' nnancl
suDjeots. .
This law provide tha In payment for the
1(00,(100 ounces of allvei bullion which the
seeretary of the treasury Is uommanded to
purohase monthly, there snail be Issued treas
ury notes redeemable on demand In gold or
silver ootn. ut the discretion of the secretary
of tbe treasury, and that the said notes may
be reissued. It la, however, declared in the
sat to be "the established policy of the
United Slates to maintain the two metal
upon a parity with each other upon the pres
ent legal ratio or such ratio as may be pro
vided bylaw." This declaration so control
the actions ef tbe secretary of the treasury a
to prevent bis exeroislnt the dioretion nom
inally vested In him If by such action the
parity between gold and silver may be dis
turbed Manifestly, a refusal by the secretary
to pay these treasury notes In gold if de
manded would neoessarily result In their dis
credit and depreciation, as obligations uovubie
only In silver, and would destroy tns partly
between tue two metals It ritaMah'w dis
crimination b favor of gold.
" Up to lbs IFfH day of July, IfM. th. . notes
had been issued in payment of silver bullion
purchased to the amount of more tbsn Int..
vVitXV, While all but very small quantity of
th& bullion remslus' unjoined and without
nsefulaess In tha treasury, many ef tha notes
ft too la lis puruha have paid ta gold
Tut Is illustrated by the statement thai
between tae 1st day ef May, I'M and the 1Mb
day of July, the notes of ibis kind issued
in payment tor sliver bullion amounted to a
little more than IH.OuOOO, end that during
tbe Saws parted about fc.ft.0uu were paid by
tbe treasury la told for the rd m pi Ion of
such note.
The poller necessarily adopted ot parts
lBeete la geld baa net spared tbe sold re
eerv of Sioo.aio.ouu, long so set aside by tbe
severameai for lbs redempttee ef ether note,
let Ibi fuad bee already subjected to the
peymeat or new ebUaii4 ai&ouatug to
about l!So.t),iW0 oe wuBl of silver pur
ehse. aaJ bu as a tetKequeaee, for tbo flr
ties elaea It ereatto. bwmi easroaebsd wpe.
Ws luMii ibu aJ Iks tplsii el r
geld eaey aad bar tat4 staer a4 avr
pvelaU satloas I add It te tbeit slesfe.
Tbat theeppefiuany we have evtarad baa as
bees ! 11 1 sHawa bv lb lar.-e aMoust
it Sd Wble sS reosally 4r trst
Iag tfeesttty Md assurte te laMease la
al streasta el fovsU aaliaa. Tkees
seeeet pt ef su er tto taMrv( ff
me sr snStm Jue , t el, anwvutaa t
r iaa e ae au Ht et day
ef J lt lav aad tae Ulb day of Jir iaA ts
gel sola sa4 balttan la exy traasury eV aa4
HWM II M rtsiuiuAtt WM,S dufta. tu ss
perto i t ! ' wi sa l S'Uua t
ry raM -rs lhaa it ta.ttaw
,'-eao gatsisiisisat Swaile are at
rltirlMtt4aa4 e4 t rsaUawfe er tf
et4 l'd. vaty W be a taut aihaualtd, it U
ffifmK iaa lt eVtatKHt ml Ik it.f y,r.
hh law la t' iNKMie In Ika S iik4
I fws aHs aaMi,tta f stliat Iw las gu4
ta ,teiratsot W ! aa4 tkal Ibis at.
ulieo. by Ike V avsai al al gatvrainaal
tf aiioas w asaai euvsa
Al ikA a! etia Mt ptt too.
away s4 tae sevsiaaaaal sk'ial fall W m mm
UI.UM awtMt te alkta k laetot
4M iu a eutr.
AUGUST 10, 1893.
Oiven over to tbe exclusive us of a currency
greatly depredated according to tb stan
dard of the commercial world, w e could no
longer claim place anion r tbe nations of tb
first class, nort ould our government claim a
performance of Its obligation, so far as sucb
an obligation bas been Imposed upon It, te
provide for tbe use of tbe people tbe best and
safest money If ss many ol It friends claim,
silver ougai to occupy a lur er place in our
currency and tbe ourrency of the world
Ibrongb general International co-operation
nd atreement. it is obvious that the ITnlu d
fttates will not be in a uosition lo vain a heae.
Ing in favor of such an erranameut so long
aa we are wining vo continue our attempt to
accomplish the rusuit slu -lo handed
The knowle:Ue in biiHlness cirlca umone
eor own people that our g6vernment oannot
make its flat equivalent to Intrinsic value
toor keep inferior money on parity with su-
Krior money oy lis own inuspenoent enorts,
s resulted in sucb' lack of confidence at
home In the stabilltv of ourrency values tbat
capital refuses Its aid (o new enterprises w hil
millions are actually wUbdlawn from th
eitauiieii or trade ana eommerce t become
idle and unproductive In the hands of timid
ownsra Foreign iuvestors, equally alert, not
my oecune to purcnan American securities,
but make haste to sacrifice those which tbey
already have.
tt does aot meet th situation to say that
apprehension In regard to tb future of our
flnaoees is groundless and that there I bo rea
son for lack ef confidence in tbe purposes er
power of tb government la th premise. The
very existence or tai apprehension ana i sca
rf sea ados cc, however caused, I s menace
WBieh ought not for a momaat be disregarded,
Possibly it the ladertaklnf ws have In hand
were tb saaintenano of speolOe kaewn
quantity f . liver al a parity wltb cold, our
ability to do so might be estimated and guaged
asm peroapa, in view oi our unparaiiea grow
Md resources, stlgbt be favorably eaasi
upon. But, wbea our avowed endeavor is to
maintain sush parity 1 regard to an amount
of silver Increasing at tbe rate of 10,090,099
yeariy, wun no nxea termination to sush in
crease, u oan naraiy be said that a problem is
resented whose solution is free from doubt.
Tbe people of tbe United States are entitled
to a sound ana sis Die currency ana to money
recognised as such on every exebang aad la
every maricet or tbe world Their government
has no right to injur them by financial exper
iments opposed to the policy and practice of
other civilised states. Nor is it justified in
permitting an exnggeraud and unreasonable
reliance on our national strength and ability
to jeopardise tbe soundness of the people's
money. This matter rises above tbe plane of
par iv politico ii vitauy concerns every Bus
iness snd oail.og and enters every household
in tbend. -
There Is one Important aspect of th subject
wliicb especially should never be overlooked
At times like tbe present, when tbe V.I of
unsound ftnsnce threaten ns, tbe speculator
may anticipate a harvest gathered from the
misfortunes of others: tb capital! t may pro
tect himself by hoarding or may even Had
profit In th fluctuation of values: but th
wage earner, the first to be Injured by d.
predated currency and tbe last to recelv th
benefit of its correction, is practically defense
less. He relies for work upon the ventures
of confident and contented capital This fall
ing btm, his condition is without alleviation,
for he can neither Drev unon tha misfortunes
Of ethers nor bourd his labor
One ot the greatest stateimen our country
has known, speaking more than fifty yrM
ago when a derangement of the currency had
caused commercial distress, said: "The very
man of all others wbo has the deepest interest
in sound currency and who suiters by mis
chievous levislstion in monetary matters la
the m- n who earns his dailv bread bv his
daily loll." These words s-e as pertinent now
as on tne aay tney were utterea and ought to
impresHively remind us that a failure In the
disuhare of our duty at this time must
especially Injure those of our countrymen who
labor and who because of their number and
condition are entitled to the most watchful
care or their government.
I. is of the utmost Imortance that such re
lief as congress can afford In the existing situa
tic be afforded at once. The maxim, "He
gives twice who gives quickly," Is directly ap
plicable. It may be true that the embarrass
ment from which the country Is suffering
arise as much from evils apprehended as from
those actually existing. We hope, too, that
calm counsels will prevail and that neither the
capitalists nor the wage earners will give
way to unrsasonlna- nanie and aaoririoa
their property or their Interests under
me innuence oi exoggerataa rear Neverthe
less, every day's delay in removing one ot th
plain ana principal causes of the present
ttute of things enlarges tha mischief already
none ana increases tne responsibility or th
government for Its exNtence. Whatever els
the teople have a right to expect from con
yr, tbey may certainly demand that legisla
tion condemned by the ordeal of three sears1
disastrous enperienco shall tie removed from
the statute books as soon aa their representa
tives can legitimately deal wltb it
It was my purpose to summon congress fag
special session early la tb coming Heptember
tbat we might enter promptly npo tbe wore
of tariff reform, which tb true Interest ef
tne country clearly demand, which so larse a
majority of the people, as ahewa by tbelr
sultra es. desire and si peel, aad to tb eeevia
plUhmenl of whlob every effort ot tbe preeont
an Hiiiuiiraiioa in sisageei. gist wnue term
reform ha lost nothing of It Imaedlat aad
permaasm importance, and must la the near
future engage tbe attention ef eeagrea It has
eiued to me that the Onaaoial coiutlMoa of
the country should at one aad before u
other subject b considered by your boa?
Vie puny
iMMSbuta airsAt. aaeoMMBnan.
I earnestly rweosasasad tb emwat repeal f
lb provtaloM ef the at passed July It, IMpJl
kuthortiiag tb puroaaa ef silver bullies, aad
Ifeal other legislative acti may put eye4
ail duubl ae mistake Ika tteate aad lb
stullt el tbe gotear steal ta laitil lis peeuaia
yy ei'ute la meaay ukUersaily realsel
py aii (fivuiiM euiairfa
t.novss, ii avals a
ritcutiv ftUasioa. Atastl, lent
A HM Mala t Swathes. Staaaask :
t'Kbr Nttr. Ka,,t0Af..--A hee?
and very awb) rain fell In this
fortit-r t( Kana veaterUay aftermwn,
ed inaurv h prujiee suaturtty of the
Urrvsl rra cr.i ever raised here.
IteUta which Will at total print ece
Mveatt-nve buaheU to the Sure are
nut t all uttvtuMtwo.
WarHHsabara Mvlags Isaafc Meaaaaa.
t ASkkiset'lxi. Mk Aug. la. The
JoVusou tountf lvlHf tieak tit thla
etty epen-l IMt eVtut fur peaie
ala yesterday after a eaapeiMaiu ef
aUt hre ha
Those Who Did the Wichita Job Are
How In Jail
The Affair Was Planned and Carried Out
by the Express Msissngt r, a Hotel .
Clerk and a Negro.
Thejr Con Tea Their Onllt.
Wichita, Kan., Aug 10. The mys
Asry of the robbery of the United
States Express company wsfon In
the heart of this city on the night of
duly 20 la solved, oi tne booty
recovered and three of those who
were in the conspiracy are now in tbe
county jalL Each of them has made
a confession
Colonel John Byrne, ex-superintendent
of police at Buffalo, who ia now
the special agent in charge of all the)
criminal work of the company,
worked the caae to a successful Issne.
On the eventful night mentioned as
telephone message came into the office
of the company and asked the express
wagon to can at tne creamery on iti
way to the Bock Island depot
to get some goods for ship
ment. The wagon called aa
directed and, while in the dark
alley, a negro jumped in, held up the
messenger ana driver ana roboea tne
safe of 7,eoo. That negro ts tne only
man in the combination tbat hae not
yet been caught and be naa wltb bint
bis share of the booty, which is 12.600.
The negro ia. the only man that did
tbe robbery. ' The others Implicated
are Howard H. Greer of Eldorado,
telegraph operator. Arthur Mancher.
tbe messenger in charge of the express
wagon, and Jack Iteclr. clerk in tns
Occidental hotel.
Mancher planned the robbery, the
negro did the actual work, Oreer did
tbe telephoning for tbe express wagon
to come to the creamery and Heck was
the treasurer of the combination, who
held all the money until a few days
ago, when the negro took bis share
and skipped.
Oreer was the first man to peaoh.
He was arrested early last evening and
the first thing he told was that Beck
had the money. Beck was immediate
ly arrested, and after confessing; he
went into a storage room In tbe liotel,
fished the money out of a tomato can
and gave it up. Hancher was imme
diately arrested. All three of them
separately confessed.
The tin-t clue obtained to tbe theft
was by the strange actions of Oreer
and Ilaneher. They did not recognize
each other in any public place, but
still the officers found they were
rooming together. Incidentally it
slipped from the lips of a man named
lireckmeyer, who was formerly a
comrade of Ilancher in a grocery
house, that he had been approached
to join in the conspiracy. After this
he was pumped freely, and thus the
crime was fixed. Nothing was left
but to get the evidence, and this tbe
company now has in the robber's own
ilow Various Senators aad Representa
tives Viewed th Message.
(Tasuinoton, Aug. 10. The message
of the president was received by con
gresa with a degree of attention and
earnektnesa that ha seldom been ao
oordtni to that stale paper.
(senator Cockrell, chairman of tbe
appropriation committee, when pressed
for an opinion, aald:
"I am not sure that I understand
fully the purport of the message and
until I have read it carefully I cannot
express tuy opinion."
Hen a tor TellerThe simple aaaer
tlon of the president that the present
financial condition I due to the ther
man law doe not make It a ll's
promise la wrong, and hi eonulualuns
neerlly fall to the ground.
tienatur 1'elfer The banker will re
gard tt aa perfection, th furtuur and
workman will see ta It a further re
d notion of th product of their farut
and their labor. It t the brat attack
of mouy king I Vhir Anal struggle
for suprv auaey.
KetrttUtlve Bland, ot Misaourl
the MiisMMt of the free euinage tuen,
said: "A nearly a t oul4 make out.
It wis a il fur a kingle
gold aUetlard 1m'u tujfUud
matnuln it. if Kngland would
4 alive rulUly taU juunlry
would Uu We iHt to have lost
the spirit ef m&w ttepreaeaUUves
lly nam and lUrter eHuutuuttdt U the
save In the Bltt terete. Ski 414
Mer riirtgf ul tlitiaian.
He ;- a la it v fctaMMt, IVpettsV
Ku, mI4; "It U th wht
me ever r-rvsweted te the sMtntry,
1W tthelr iluee Hot ,
II. th rttUenJ refeveeee t thf
Ubr qeeetUxi l the vrlt fvW
The Alliance-Independent
Advocates ;gSgw-
The free and unlimit
- ed coinage of silver at
the ratio of 16 to 1; in
other words, the restor
ation of sliver to the
place it held in our cur
rency from 1792 to 1873
That the Sherman
, law should not be re
pealed unless law
more favorable to sil
ver is substituted for it.
NO. 9
Usnae laterest Showa la the gUeaUaf of
the Mesea- la th Ba .
Washimotos, Aug. I By a pecmlla
eomblnation of clroumsUac the soh
munlcatlon of th president's meaaage
was delayed until some time after the
eonveninf of congress. The president
expected to send in tbe tnessaf e yes
terday, but the senate after appointing
its committee on notification adjourned
until to-day. When Mr. Sprlnfsr,
ehalrman of the committee on tbe part
of tbe house, sought tbe senate mem
bers of tbe joint notification eommittef
be found that torn of them had mad)
engagement which would prevent
their fulfilling their committee fane
tlon I this forenoon and it was irapoa
sibl to get a full mae ting of tb eons
mittee before noon.-
At exactly 12 o'clrafdr the.joint com
mittee met on the arnate side, end,
after having made the suggestion thai
the journals of tbe two houses be reset
as leisurely aa possible, in order to
preolude the intervening of other bust
neas before the reading of the mes
sage, departed in hast lor the VTkite
bouse to notify tbe president tbat
congress was organised and ready to
receive any communication be
desire to make on tbe state of tie
anion. '
In the house there was an Intc-Tse
desire to get th merssge before that
body aa soon as possible, aa one of tbe
first things to some before tbe bemse
was m m tne JHeiknao-Kiebarasen
eon tested election ease of Mieblfsn.
and two or three hours at least wemli
be consumed before a final vote eotud
be taken to determine which of tier
gentlemen had ths prims fsele ti
to occupy bis seat pending invt' ;v
tion by the committee on lseCoa,
wnen tne nous met tne pextrt
prayer of tbe new chaplain was brteJ
Thy servant, on ura, Bv eoes Kef 1
In session extraordinary, stoB U4 t4
Involve extraordtaary duties aad th aav"" "W
tinn of axtraordisary bieasla front i,V
Mas it oieaa Tha ta oueosu taa vets
asd may tbsrs suits of their fceftstawoe be I
far snd wide among all ol ef our jr
nd may th an a sis of th lirtytbird Ml
of congress go down to tb see te eout t
of assurance that it ha contributed W
largely to tb peso, te tbe plenty aad to t I
DrosDeiity of the nation, wbo k. far Ckrss S
sake Amen
The reading of the journal' of yes
terday was a monotonous pfoeeedlng
and consumed half an hour. ' '
Then the president's message not
having arrived, Mr. O'Ferrall of Tir
ginia, who bas charge of the Belknap
iticnarason contested case, stated tbat
he believed there was a general desire
to hear the president's message be
fore entering upon tb discussion ol
the election case, and he would there
fore move a recess until 13:45. The
motion was unanimously concurred in.
wnen tne house convened at 13:4J
tbe president' message was commun
icated to congress and read by the
clerk. It was listened to with intense
interest during its entire reading and
there was an absolute alienee. Gen
eral James B. Weaver of Iowa,' tbe
late People'a party candidate for the
presidency, was on the floor by virtue
of his right as an ex-member and
occupied a seat beside Mr. Hayes
of Iowa. There were a number Of
broad mil on the Republican side
t tbe president' allusion to tariff re
form as s seeondary. laene Just st this
Ore'Mla Operators Organise. ,
Jorux, Mo., Aug. 10. A meeting a
operators of the lead and slito mines
was held la Jopiin yesterday after
noon and an association organized to
correct some of the evils from which
the mining industry is now suffering,
it ia a notorious fact tbat tho or
market has never been governed by
the smelter market, but price have
fluctuated according to the will ot tbe
buyers. The buaines depression over
the country has been tbe pretext for
serf wing the prices for ore down be
low the cost of production. , The oper
a tors in the association will cioae their
mine down nnttl some agreement
may be made with the smelting eoa
panics. -
We'aaee te Study Oe Sea la.
English educator have done a good
thing for the cause in that country by
sending five woman to tbe United
Htate fur the purpose of xamlaJg
the American system of paVUo edus
tin In order to awrtln It there be
any ol It feature that enn be adfan
tag wouely adopted la lUnglead or
be Incorporated lu a new achuwl bill
wulvU la In eourae of preparation for
latrtMluctttia ta parliament This is n
eomplktitput to th Adserleen eehool
sysUut aiyt ta wowaa.
A feat ad tl44 Da.
it I a year of mid namee for men el
ttdda fme. Iter la list that sag
feet ttlt at eeond't UeughU
ifltvrl Uwlfglaa. benbrt tMhome
IKMti. werrU.t Hoke Hetlth, JoavasJ
Ut and sUtiu4Di Hjlveeur l'nay,
who told th preaUUat "to mim bis
own buln4H niaahef ttaisMt poet
had tUteautan-, Colonel 104 UUmebia,
ltUuai CUueel liak Hotl. oftle
eekrr. Aad H rear U vt ever.