The Alliance-independent. (Lincoln, Nebraska) 1892-1894, August 31, 1893, Image 1

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The Alliance-Independent
The Alliance-Independent
f- '
AdrertLalor, medium
In tlie west. It is especi
ally valuable as a means
of reacting the farmers.
Its circulation la as large
In Nebraska as the cir
culation of all the "farm
Jocmals" combined.
Give Thk Alluxck
Indxtknokst a trial if
you want good rou!u.J
John Bali and Orover Bribe and Bull-
. doze the American OoBgrei to
. Betray the People-
Every Compromiss Snowed Under in the
House The Repeal Gets More
Than a Two-thirds Vote.
Where the Members Stood.
Tot tree silver oolnaje at the ratio of 10 to 1
For I'.'!: against 22.
For free coinage at the ratio of 17 to 1 For
iuu: against zsu.
For free coinage at the ratio of 18 to 1 ('or
For free coinage at the ratio of 19 to I For
106: luain-t 2OT.
For tree coinage at ratio of 23 to 1 For
119; against 224
To re-enact the nd-Allison act For, 124;
against. SIB.
For the un" .onal repeal of the allvor
purchase'... . -or, iSW; against, 109.
Washington, Aug. 29. Under the
impression that the order under which
the hoiHe had been operating: as to
the hour cf meeting still prevailed,
outsiders interested In the votes on
the silver propositions filled the publio
galleries before 10 o'clock and many
members were in their seats
at tthat hour. The practical
outcome of the votes to be
taken was conceded on all hands to be
the defeat of every proposition relat
ing to the free coinage of silver at any
of the agreed upon ratios and also of
the resolution reviving the Bland
Allison act of 1878. Even Mr. Bland,
the silver champion, admitted this and
he acknowledged that the estimate of
the anti-silver committee of a majority
of about fifty against apy of the sev
eral silver propositions Included with
in the order might even be exceeded.
Mr. Reed came in at 11:20 o'clock
and was particularly noticeable be
cause of his suit of Kentucky tow and
red four-ln-hand scarf. Bourke
Cockran did not appear until after the
speaker's gavel tell, but Messrs. liar
ter, Ray'nor and Tom Johnson, anti
silverltes, buzzed and beamed with
anticipations of victory.
When the speaker cabled for order
at noon nearly every scat on the floor
was filled, indicative of the unmis
takable evidence of the general inter
est in the matter in hand.
The resolution contained in the
rder of procedure on t liver ques
tion was reported by t clerk, pro
viding for a vote, first u 'ree coin
age of silver at the pi atio of
16 to 1.
Representative Bailey of
asked if, in the event of all the amend
ments included in the order being de
feated, it would be in order to propose
an additional amendment germane to
the subject
Speaker Crisp replied that as at
present advised he would answer no;
that the order provided exhaustively
all that the houso might consider; but
that when the time came to formally
present the question the gentleman
from Texaa might be heard.
Representative McMlliln desired to
offer an amendment providing for the
free coinage of the product of the
sliver mines of the United States, but
Mr. Bland objected to even having it
read, saying that such a proposition
was not free coinage at alL
The Wilson bill having been read,
Mr. Bland, Democrat of Missouri,
offered hla first amendment, that of
free coinage at the present ratioof
16 to 1 and It was defeated by a vote
of 131 yeas, nays 42a, amid applause
liAm Ika atnfti.siHwaftat mail aavta. st.
Icelvedone more majority than they
1 hla Is the detailed votet
YeaaAhiKitt, Pcsaoeret. Tetaai Alks. R
aublloaa. Miehltfsa. A laiearfar, It-nxmrkl,
Notu ttraiiu Alton, tmri. tiitpti
Araold, DasMwral. Missouri; Mailer, Ihm
rat, Taai Itsasr, Populist. Kmh! tusk.
Mad, ivwasrat, Alas; tt.ll, PoftuUst. Ck
ot4t, ItriL IstatMial. liMk, Dam.
f rl Ujri. h;n.htA. lturat, tst
an Ulead. lnHfl MiM-Mtrti Mostaar,
tteaMvrvt, Lautaltaai Ho. Pvsttlial. Mies,
an. lWr. It-utucrat Kwtk Canalae;
rkiwitra, K.athiivaa, talllni. Mrsast,
lBHHrt, Nafta t'aratta Hrl,
IvmiMral, ladiaaa lfta, Meawatiaaa,
Kui I.. Sstra, li.ri, Mi,
Brs a, pakfet. Maraafca, ttuaa. parat,
Nwil t'aritli, Ilss. Iwwiwrak, tstau4
I'atutasld. Iu4fl, ljiufm i uiu,
lvwri, (alllo:. CiimharV fV (, t'US tsawfl. M. tvti
MU4.Mft. AitX tWlNII, tVW
. 1iu, livMMftat, Win
u. liMia, IVwufk Ia4i IVnw,
inswHrtat, Tta t. lHra, T
9 , Cai.t4 fat, Na
i !. ( ttika, , IkaMMitl, Taiaa.
t'l. UM Ik Mtiai rNnuii
ha i Aiawai tWHMM'al, fci. .!.
(Mnuutt IS a.iv. 4jUiMa. tMMKMwa, l a
iil, Arau tv , tiatvwlal. Hi--y
tkwtutta. Watai wiiHtiy
, ifia a. r,fai Knai, i
Iwi.itf Iwip .f HHki SM, !- !
t W4(a J'Utea ts t.)
Fuusion, llepiibllcan, Kansas: Fjr an. Demo
crat, Missouri Ueai-jr, Democrat, California;
Qoodnigbt, Democrat, Kentucky: Urady,
Democrat. Sew York; Hull. Dem
ocrat, Missouri:' Harris, Populist, Kan
sas; n&rttnun. Hepubllcan, Montana: Hatch,
Democrat. Missouri: H'-ord. Democrat, Mis
souri; Henderson, Democrat, North Carolina;
Uolman. Democrat. Indiana: Hooker,' Demo
crat, Mississippi; Hiiflon. Populist, Kansas;
Hunter, Democrat, Illinois; Hutcheson, Dum
ocrat, Texss: Jooes, Dt'tnocrat, Virginia: Kern,
Populist, Nebraska: Kl Worn, Democrat. Tessa;
Kyle, Democrat, Mississippi! Lace, Democrat,
Illinois: Latimer. Democrat, South Carolina;
Lawson, Democrat, (.norgia: Lester. Demo
crat, Georgia; Llrinsston, Democrat, Ueor
rla: Lucas, Rupubllcan, Koutb Dakota:
Maddox, Democrat, Oeorgla; Moguire,
Dem., California; Marshall, Dem., Virginia;
McDearmon, Dem.. Tennessee; McKeikbaa.
Pop., N'Kbraska; McLaurln, Dem, South
Carolina, McMillin, Dem., Tennessee McRae,
Dem, Arkansas: Meredith. Dem, Virginia;
Money, Dem. Mississippi; Montgoinnry.Dem,,
Kentucky: Morgan. Dem., Missouri'. Mosea,
Dem, Ueortla: Murray, Hep, South Carolina;
Nelll. Dem., Arkansas' Newlsnds, Pop, Neva
da: O'Ferrall, Dem., Virginia: Paynter. Dem.,
Kentucky, Pence, Pop., Colorado, Pendle
ton, Dem., Texas Plckler, Ia!p South
Dakots: Post, Ki-publloan, Illinois Richard
son, Democrat, Michigan: Klchardson, Dem
ocrat, Tennesaee; Kobbins, Democrat, Ala
bama: Robertson. Democrat, Louisiana;
layers, Democrat, Texas; Miblnv, Democrat
i'ennsylvaola: Mlmpson, Populist, Kansas;
Hnodgrasit, Democrat, Tennessee; SiallJtws,
Democrat. Alabama: Stockdaie, Dcmocrut,
Mississippi: Btnne, Democrat. Ken
tucky; htrult. Democrat, South Caro
lina; Hwsuson. Democrat, Virginia:
hweet, Ucp, Idaho; Talbert. Dem., Koiith
Carolina; Tarsney, Dem., Missouri; Tate,
Dem., Georula: Taylor. Dem., Indisna: Terry,
Dem , Arkansns: Turpln, Doni., Alabama;
Tyler. Dnm, Virginia, Wheelifr. Dem., Ala
bama; Whiting, Di'in , Mlchlgun: Wllliumn.
Dem., Illinois; Wlllluuis, Dem., Mississippi;
Wilson, Ken, Washlnitoa; Woodurd, Doin,
orth Carolina VH,
The vote against tho 19 to 1 ratio
was as follows;
Nays Mossrs. Adams. Republican, Ken
tucky; Aldcrson, Democrat, West VlrInlu;
Aldrich, Republicnn, IHiuois; Apiloy, Rpult
llcan, Massacihusfitts; Avry, Ri'oubllcun,
Michigan: Huhcock. Kspulillran, Wisconsin;
Dakcr, Ropubllcsn. New iJu.npshlre: iialdwln,
Domocrat, Minnesota: D.uiiuh, Democrat,
Wisconsin; Bartholdt, Ipublican, Wixionri;
Hartlett. Democrat. New York: Ilarwlg,
Ixinocrat.Wlscoiis!n: HnWlcn, Ueriubtlcan,
Nw York: Uoltz.hoover, Dninojrat, Pennsyl
vania: Berry. Democrat. Kentucky: Bingham,
Republican, Pennsylvania: Ulsck,,
Illinois; Blair, Ropublioan, New Hampililre;
Uoutclle, Rep., Maine; Urattsn, Dem., Mary
land: Brawlsy, Dem., South Carolina; Breck
inridge, Dcmoerat, Arkansas: Breckinridge,
Democrat, Kentucky; Brlckner, Democrat,
Wisconsin: Brosius, Republican. Pennsyl
vania: Brown, Democrat, Indiana; Burrows,
Ronubllcan, Michigan: Bynum, Democrat,
Indiana: Cabanlss, Democrat, Goorgla: Cad
mus. Democrat, New Jersey: Caldwell, Re
publican, Ohio; Campbell, Democrat. New
York; Cannon. Republican. Illinois; Carutb,
Democrat, Kentucky; Cutchtnrs, Democrat,
Mississippi: Causey, Democrat, Dela
ware Chlckerlng, Republican, New
York: Chllds. Ronubllcan. Illinois:
Clancy, Dem., New York; Clarke, Dem-, Ala-
oama; (.odd, uem.. Missouri; cooxran, Dem ,
New York Coggswell, Rep., Massachusetts;
t'ompton, Dem., Maryland; Coombs, Dem.,
New York. Coooer. Dem . Florida' Conner.
Dam, Indiana: Cooper, Rep., Wisconsin: Cor
nish, Dem., New Jersey; Cousins, Rep, Iowa;
Covert, Dem., New York; Craln, Dam., Texas'.
Cummlncs. Dem, New York; Curtis, Rop
New York: Dalzoll, Rep., Pennsylvania:
Daniels, Rep., Now York: Davey, Dem., Louis
iana; De Forest. Dem.. Connecticut: Dinirlnv.
Rep.,Malne;Dolllver.Kep , Iowa; Draper, Rep.,
viasacnuftens: Liunn, nop', Mew Jersey;
Dunnhy. Dem.. New York: Durborow. ltani..
Illlnola; Ellis, Kop., Oregan; Kngllsh, Dem,
New Jersey; Frdmaiti Dem, Pennsylvania;
Everett, Dem., New York;. Fellows, Dem.,
New York: Flelden, Dem , Now Jersey; Fitch,
Dem., New York: Fletcher. Reo.. Minnesota:
Forman, Dem., Illinois: Funk, lien., Illinois;
Gardner, lie p., New Jersey; Gear, Rep.. Iowa;
Gessonhalner, Dem, New Jersey;
Gtllett. Reo.. New York: Glllett.
Rep., Massachusetts; Goldlzer. Dem., Illinois;
Gorman. Dem.. MlrnlKan: Grraham Dem..
Texas: Grosvenor, Republican, Ohio: Grout.
Republican, Vermont; Uuger, Republican,
Iowa; Hamer, Republican, Nebraska: Haines,
Dem., New York: Hail. Dom , Minnesota;
Hammond, Dem. , Indiana; Hare. Dem., Ohio;
Haruier, Hep., Pennsylvania: Harter, Dem,
Ohio: Haugen. Rep., Wisconsin; Hayes,
Dem., Iowa: Hoiner, Rep, Pennsylvania Hen
demon, Rep, Illinois Henderson, Rep., Iowa;
Hendricks, Dem, New York; Hepburn, Rep.,
Iowa: Hermann. Rep., Oregon: Hicka, Rap.,
Per-sylvanla Hllborn. Rep., California; Hlnes,
Democrat Pennsylvania; Hltt, Republican,
Illinois; Hooker, Republican. New York; Hop
kins, Republican. Pennsylvania: Houek. Dem
ocrat, Ohio; Houck, Dem., Kentucky: Hullo Ic,
Rep, Ohio: Hull, Rep.. Iowa; Hlkert, Dem.,
Ohio: Johnson, Rep. Indiana: Johnson, Hep.,
North Carolina: Johnson, Dem, Oliio: Juy,
Rep., Missouri; Kiofer, Rep. Minnesota;
Krlbbs, Dem., Pennsylvania; Laoy, Rep.
juwa. mduWi unrn , naoue laiana:
Dm., Ohio; Lafever, Rep , New York; Lily,
rtep, Pennsylvania; Linton, Hep., Michigan;
Lisle, Dem., Kantuoky; Looswood, Dem.,
New York: Jx)Ud, Rep , California: Loudena.
agar, Ken, New Jersey; Lynch, Dem., Wlseoa
in; Maimer, Dem., New York: Mahoa, Hep.,
Pennsylvania; Mallory, Dem, Florida: Marsh
Rep., Illinois: Martin. Dem., Indiana; Marvin,
Rep, New York: McAleer, D-m., lennyl,
vanla; MeGsllery, Item., Maasachuaetuii
MoCiear, Rep., Minnesota: MoCrear.
Denv. Kentucky: MoCuiloaa. Dem, Arkaa
aas; MoDoasld. Dam . llltnola McDowell,
Rep. Penaiylvanla; MeKlrick. Dent., Massa
chusetts: MoCaaa, Dans, lilinolai McKahr,
imm. Maryland: McNagay, Dsns , lu diaaa;
Malkletoha. Hep., Nebraska: Msrrar. Hp,
Nsbraska; Meyer, Dew, Lo ilstaaa Mllllksa,
Rep, Mains, Mono, Rsp., Misbifsai Mars.
Hep.. MtuuwiU; Mulhlsr, IV in , fsnn.
svivanla Northway.Rnp., tat: Osil. Iteea.,
MesMM-auaatls; I) Nelll. Run, ponlMla
(njthwall Im , Ohio, Vf, IV a., Kao4
Islaa4, I'ashalU Dam, Tsaas Paliertua,
livov, TsaaaaaMt Payne, Ua., New
Yelk; Paari, Daas. Oslo; Pssdia
tua, Psat, Waal Vtrflaia; Parkiaa. Ham
laws Phillip, lUa. Vaaavihaaia.
Ilru. Dvos, Paaasf lala; Pvwrra, Na,
Vermont; Prise, twos. Iscs Pasdall, N-a,
MaMWhitatUi Mar, Hsp, New Vsik, Kr
aar. l-n , Msrtlaa4 Mm4, Rs, Mia,
ttnllly l , aailtaaia Ryara. im ,
i'aaaytaata Mlt aatda, tialw Rtukss,
ju , Oh M..WMMI. Hop, pxaasrlvaai.
awM. ! il, Ivta. tttt Rn, ra.,
Ns Ytwk, fc4hrtcaMa. nw .
Now YmI, iaatM. M Iw.
aitssala. attW ki . kuiia i .
Itaa. fca, Up , Wtwtiat Sk'aw.a. Ra.
s Vars kiM,
, Map , liiiftttia,
. i"mivai ami i a.
iwaMKiMt,! riaf r. m , l itaa .
n,t a-sa ) Dan,
" ''. , aa , P..,,Uaat&.
W A- airoc Vu,, vattiaia. Umm.
ttw. snMf Ma,(fcih. Vkltut IkiM. . ali.
Ta ., V aao-xa Tiw ttw.
I s va
, l..,a
!;, naf. pa. PsasnttMiis i!Ht.
Dem., New Tork; Washington. Dem. Ten
neasne; Wauh, Rep, Indiana; Woadock,
wm, viicnigan: w-u. iem, wiacnnsin;
nou.Ni. twu , lion urn, ?, it jvif ,
irt : 1 r.t. 11. 1 1 i , ; i'
,1 iisuu, ncy., ,uiu. 1) iiaiiij, lelil,, cl 1 IP
rlnla; WUa Dem .Virginia; Wolverton. Dem ,
j-enunyivania. tvoomer, wep., I'cnnayivunia;
WrUht, Rep., Massachusetts; Wright, bap.,
s'vsoay i van in s.'u.
The announcement of the vote npon
the amendment was received with ap-
(iiause ana some surprise at the ma
ority against free coinage, it being
nearly double tbe lartrest estimate
made by the anti-silver committee.
Mr. Bland, from a seat at the left of
the speaker smiled grimly as he heard
the result, nervously chewing and
rocking to and fro on his pivot chair.
The figures show that a majority of
tbe .Democrats voted against free coin
age. With tbe close of the roll call
the clerk announced a single pair-
specifying with great particularity
the side on winch the member
would have voted if present This is
a common custom fu tho senate but
very unusual in the house and indi
cated with what extreme care tbe
pairing contract was made. It i very
uncommon, also, to find so few mem
bers paired, and the roll call revealed
only eight absentees, who had not
provided to make their votes couut in
he total result
With tho wave of applause and
jubilation which swept over the hall
as the crushing defeat of free coinage
was announced the who e house
seemed to tako a deep breath and to
lose interest in what was to follow
for the next few votes. Them were
on the various ratios, hut every one
know that the ratio question was not
only dead but burled ten days ago.
Mr. Blnnd asked a yea and nay vote
on tho question of free coinage at the
ratio of 17 to and secured it. As
the clerk began calling the roll Mr,
Bryan walked down the center aisle,
calm and grave, around to whnro the
silver leaders sat. They sat in con
sultation some time and then Mr.
Bryan by ca7 stages, made hU way
back to his own seat
Tho 17 to 1 amendment was de
featedyeas 10(i, nays 2 10, On this
besides the loss of the Populist votes,
the members of that party withholding
their votes, there were several nega
tive votes from those who voted in
favor of a' ratio of 10 to 1.
The 18 to 1 amendment was rejected
by a vote of 10a to 230.
The 19 to 1 amendment was defeated
yeas 105, nays 237.
The 20 to 1 was rejected Yeas 119;
nays 23.
The Bland-Allison coinage act was
defeated, yeas 136, nays 210,
The Wlslon repeal bill was then
passed by a vote of 230 to 110.
Bl'he tirst of the ratio votes were
taken amid such a buzzing as fairly
drowned the voice of the clerk at
times, and the few members who wore
keeping tally on tho rest had to ap
peal to the speaker repeatedly to pre
serve enough order to make 'hearing
Only the "old stagers" on the silver
side stood out for the 17 to 1 ratio,
Man after man who had voted aye on
the first roll call voted no on the sec
ond and many others left the chamber.
The slight gain made on the higher
ratios was not unexpected by some of
the leaders and it was the published
impression of these that the ratio of
'.'0 to 1 would poll the largest vote re
corded in favor of free coinage.
When it came to the 18 to 1 amend
ment the chorus of dissatisfaction
whieli arose when Mr. Hatch insisted
on his demand for the yeas and nays
showed that the house was in no tem
per for childish delays. It was to bo
noted that Mr, Bland, to whom
this whole business is deadly
earnest and not mere torn foolery, did
not loin in the demand, but lay back
in nis sent, , snowing as much coin
poxim: as lie could eoinmand.
The vote on the second ratio amend
ment made a slightly bettor showing
for the silver men, not because of a
considerable increase In tlmlr vote,
but by a falling off In tbe number of
their adveraarles. By the time tbe
third vote was called Mr. Blaud had
recovered his wind enough to make
the demand for the yeas and nays
hlin-rlf, although he did not stay In
h's seat long enough to see now
things, were going. The anti-silver
men, sUo, whj had united the effort
to prevent further roll call, concluded
to let the thlpg go and put every body
on recurd on every phase of the ques
tion. 'I he third part aed tavote
when Mr, I d amend
ment provld , eotaag at
ft 17 tw I rat1 cam before
the house. Msaara. i.tpauii and Baker
ef the Kansas - ,-at heard their
aamsa railed, but atarwd at the
vUtk lu aiW-e, A alight ripple f
applaua greeted the anatuuueat
of the viU JIU ta tiai la recogalliu ut
the Increased aati-aiUvr majurltr and
there wae a rlr d.sMaitiii ur the
prl t.f hituse In disr vrita farther
prvrrvdiags utdr the attUl twdr
and takeiHfwditig vutea viva vism
Mr, IteU'k f ,Miirli slmng )y ua
jwtwd etti ao vrtWtivnty that a r4
vail a ttrdaivd Ills nth t e aim
ply tn favtM in iha rtNMfd tUe itauisa
f tkitaa wfcu had tadad eilwr,
Kuhss rU IW TM Al.M XNl IC !m&
r.Mt.M II wr yar.
AUGUST 31, 1893.
. .
The Gold-bugs Will trj to Buib the Be-
peil Bill Through the Saaate
Voothaes' Bill Bubstituud for the Wilson
tiiil National Bank Bill Side-tracked
thlier Congressional News,
Washinoton, Aug. 33. The senat
rommittee on finance this morning
decided to report back to the senate
tho Wilson repeal bill with the recom
mend etlim that the Voorhees bill
already on the senate calendar be
substituted for it Tbe committee
also resolved to set aside the national
bank circulation bill, which is now
unfinished business in the senate, in
favor of the Voorhees bill and to press
the latter measure as rapidly as the
temper of the senate will permit
" The difference between the lioune
bill and the Voorhees bill is found ia
the attachment to the latter of a para
graph declaring that it is the
policy of the United states to
use gold and silver as money
metals and to preserve parity.
The program of the commlttoo as
far as it contemplates the setting
aside of a national bank bill can only
'be carried out through the aid of a
tniijot !ty in the senate for the national
bank bill cannot bo withdrawn or set
asido save through a majority vote in
favor of the consideration of tbo re
peal bill The silver men in the sen
ate profess to be indifferent as to
which bill is considered by the senate,
holding that the bank bill is almost
as objectionable as the repeal bllL
The silver men say they will fight re
peal at every step.
In the senate Mr. Teller objected to
immediate consideration of the repeal
bill, and it went over until to-morrow.
The Stewart resolution inquiring into
the condition of the treasury was
taken up, but was referred to the
finance committee,
Mr Gordon then addressed the senate
in advocaey of tho unconditional re
peal of tho Sherman act lie declared
that he could not vote for any meas
ure that involved delay and that he
was therefore opposed to the substi
tute reported to-day.
Seventy Thousand Dollara Damage Don
to tli Beat Huslues Blocks.
Mobem.t, Mo., Aug. .30 Fire start
ed in the rear of Bak er, Walden St
Go 's furniture and undertaking estab
lishment at about 11 o'clock last night
amid oils and varnishes and made
rapid progress.
Next to Baker, Walden - & Co. 'a,
which was a double building with a
front of about fifty feet was the
Pythian hall building, a three-story
pressed brick structure recently com
pleted. The first floor on the corner
was occupied oy ut. Adams as a drag
store. Next to this was the grocery
store of II II. Bergstresser.
The grocery store of David Hutche
son and that of suppe x wchwao,
dealers in crockery, glassware, pic
tures and frames, etc., were next
attacked. There the fire stopped on
the east and the postolllce block waa
Th walla of all the building
eept the northwest rear corner of the
)"ythlau building fell In aa th flames
progressed. The buildings in ruin
covered a apa. of over ISO feet
Atria the atreet on the corner weat
of th. I'ythlan building la th three
st try brink btilding of the ttotuocrat
publishing company, a w structure.
It waa somewhat damaged.
Many outbuildings were destroyed
and much Injury doue to th front of
storre ppvMite the fir. Th waUr
SHtUy was abua taut but oaly two
etri-ama were ud on the Ire on e
tvii"t of lik of bus and hydras!
fa.-illtiaa The total tus I placed ftt
ItuVs'i Insurauee, Hl.T'ia
Mlllt Ik Ileal.
Mai'Kiu, Aug. 3u. The riots wh'eh
started t a t'nert in Men MsUstlasi
!tuiv!aj( vetting Weause th wreneatf,
r?fM-v ta (day th liU hymn were
repeated ycatarday and lat night I
tho lht atr, thrth Basques hoots!
th 't firmanc until th etur. left
th slag aud putu wtdr4 thai
h i nrta a Ut dropped.
'I h auih hid psUm of the the
in ff a f-vt iutumua aad th hue
t i lal h strt. I h tlt war
uttsit' to ttioiMriss th rhtMrs, wha
lnu siai!ua aa4 wtjUul di
trltu Hit. I the tfp leaiv. th
trrvt-. r now va duty
,f wh.i hur elvUUna areaure
lS? OU Ik,
Th Montana and Washington Caaa
Dcldd Againat tba Ineansbnts.
WashinotoN, Aug. 20. There was a
very small gathering of spectators in
the senate this morning, the voting in
the house on the silver bill having at
tracted the curious to the south wing
of tbe capltol.
Mr. Morgan waa not present at the
opening of the proceedings, but hi
return to the city from bis foreign
mission aa arbitrator in the Bearing
sea controversy waa signalized by the
appearance on bis desk of the counter
feit present of a seal, about one-third
life size, rising out of a bank of rosea.
Notice was given by Mr, Bnerman
that be would address the senate on
Wednesday on tbe silver question and
by Mr. Wolcott for Thursday.
jnr. nan iroai tne committee on
Indian affairs, reported a bill authoris
ing certain cnerokee allottees or
claimants to purchase the laud held
by them. lie explained that
under tho recent agreement
with the Cherokces seventy of
those Indians had occupied
and ii a. i unproved the land ceded In
the Cherokee outlet It had turned
out that more than seventy of them
had equities in the land and the bill
simply authorised the secretary of the
interior to allow such as had such
equitable rights to purchase the hold
inge (not .over eighty acres), paying
the same price therefor as white
people pay. The bill was passed.
A bill was reported from the judic
iary committee by Mr, Hill for the
repeal of the federal election law and
it has gone to the calendar.
Mr. J'eflVr then made a personal
statement oi tne cause of hi" cliango
of attitude in tue Leo Mantle case.
The parliamentary rule required the
final -vote- in the Lee Mantle case to
be taken on the original resolution
as amended, and it was agreed to
yeas 9.', nays y.v.
The vote on the right of John B,
Allen of Washington, under the like
circumstances, was precisely the same
33 to 21). The result of tho vote is
that those senators are declared not
entitled to their seats.
The house bill to repeal the Sher
man act was reported to the senate at
B: 60 and was referred to the finance
committee, Mr. Voorhees stating that
there would be a meeting of that com
mittee to-morrow and that there would
be prompt action on the bill, in con
nection with the measure already re
ported from the finance committee.
Miw Troops for th Strip,
Chicago, Aur. 29. Orders were re
ceived at General Miles' headquarters
to-day directing that a command be
given four troops of the Third cavalry,
now stationed at Fort Eiley, Kan., to
proceed at once to the assistance of
troops on the Cherokee strip. This is
for tho purpose of assisting in keeping
the Cherokee strip clear of intruders
until noon of September 10, when the
strip will be legally opened. ' The
troops will carry thirty days' rations
dud will bo fully equipped for the field.
Daughters of Prominent Families Klop.
Wichita, Kan., Aug. 2 0. Miss May
Stout and Miss Bonnie James, each
iged 17 and each a daughter of a
prominent family here, forsook their
homes last night after the rest of the
families had retired and left town
without leaving much clew to their
whereabouts. They are supposed to
bare gone to Chicago with two well
known young men who disappeared
it the same time.
Blooded stoeh rrad
CntCAdo, Aug. 30. There waa a
parade of over IS.OOO.oCO worth of
blnxid horana through th thnrottjh
fares of the White City to-day. The
blooded aoltnal of America led and
following cam those of Buss la,
r'ranw. Koglaud and Germany. The
(lav waa cold and raw and th attend
snee at the big lit, stmW pavi'iott to
witness th awarding of premiums to
th horses and cattle waa less than II
had been any day previous,
Th tlaas wf wills Hal.
Wasiuxurox, Aug 50, -After a little
routine Ixiolnrsa in the lnus Mr,
rUhigs.!toiu?rt MUsUaippI, called
up tho report of th sommittee on
rule, reporting th rulas ta govern
th house of lit Fifty-third eoiBvet
whkh th hous protMvded to eouaidar
antler gnrel dliv
thvk) autds.
iUui!U, Kaa , Aug. w. . A trtk
ia lu aa I thrashing uuM utttttt
snt through Hhsffra brhlgss lath
)Mtht 4it of this ftiMtity, last
veiling 4 T C Vsr, U. t. .
nd ior YYsfKtctii badly In
td. fusts p.Whlv fUl!y,
n IUI f thta Vs"a ( lla.
. Ions, M.s, Aug, i nTft (irA
hat s t tkls yvar a vrp of otia t
psm 1 1 this MMrWvt t d t at ue
tion at n" jrealerdev at U I'wttan
shu; ti tli MtMf t'itit4 earn
watttf Uft reals p r p ,
The free and unlimit
ed coinages of silver at
the ratio of lrj to 1; la
other words, the restor
ation of silver 'to tie
place it held In our cur
rency from 1792 to 1873.
That the Sherman
law should not be re
pealed unless a law
more favorable to sil
ver is substituted for it
NO. 12
Visits the Atlantic Coast-AO Llvea
Lost at Savanah.
Savannah, Go., Aug. 30. At least
fifty lives wore lost and several mil
lions of dollars damage done by a
most disastrous hurricane which swept
over the ' y and vicinity Snnday ,
almost on anniversary of the hla
torical hui ne of 1881. , ,
The storm . hlch had been predicted
by the weather bureau for several
days, began early in the afternoon
and increased from then on until it
reached the climax between 11 and It
o'clock last night, having blown for
eight hours In a terrific hurricane.
It began raining early in the morn
ing, but only in gusts. After the first
fall it ceased and did not begin again
until afternoon. Then the work of
destruction began and lasted until the
storm had spent its force at midnight
ah tne wharves along the river
front and the Ocean Steamship com
pany's and Savannah, Florida and
Western railroad wharves were under
wator and the tide was still rising. A
view of the city at dayliirht revealed
a scene of wreck and ruin that sur
passed that of tho great hurricane of
The ruin at Quarantine Is immeasur
able. Nothing is standing where one
of the finest stations on the South
Atlantic was twenty-four hours ago
except the doctor's house, and how
this weathered the fearful gale la
The wharves are crone, the new
fumigation plant, which has cost tha
city so much money, is in the bottom,
of the sea and nine vessels which were
waiting there for release to come to -the
city are hltrhand drv in the marsh
and no doubt will be totally wrecked.
The Cosnlne whs the only vessel which
managed to Keep aaoat.
lhe tug l'aulsen arrived In the cltv
at S o'clock. She brouo-ht up about
sixty passengers from bee. Mr.
Bevers, ono of them, eta that four
colored men, enga-d
railroad track, w
sailor and a cabin b
earing the
tcd. A
on North
ght of tho
which went
beach were
llarsl, which is on her
Beach, are drowned
It is reported ti it
crew of a terrapin si
ashore on the south
drowned. The hotel Tybee is consid
erably damaged In front Her veran
das are gone. All the bath houses are)
gone. The K. of P. club house wan
washed away.
Tbe north end is practically cleaned
out The water swept with tremen
dous force over this part of the island.
Railroad tracks were carried from 200
to 500 foet. Tho Chatham club houso
Is badly damaged. The pavilions on
the beach are gone; so Is tho switch
back, i
It Is believed the first bulletins of
the cyclone's destructiveness have not
been exaggerated.
JscksonvllU Also Nuffsrs.
Jacksonville, Fla , Aug. 30. Thia
city has been out off from communi
cation with the outside world
since 3 o'clock Sunday morning.
The tornado which the weather
bureau foretold last Saturday struck
Jacksonville about daybreak on yes
terday morning. In this city the
velocity of the wind waa forty-eight
miles nor hour. Hundreds of treee
were blown down and altrhs ranidlv
disappeared before the gale. Score
oi dwellings and nubile buildings
were entirely or partly unroofed.
Hurrleaw Sweep Charleston.
Ciiarlkstox, RG, Auar. 3a Charles
ton has again stood In the track of a
tornado, which has shaken th ell u
her foundations. The damage to
property cannot now be eatimated and
, oi oi m unknown.
Will Cola All th toald.
Wasiiisotos, Aug. 30 Secretary
Carlisle has ordered the United Htatee
mints at 1'hlladelphla and Kaa t'rnn-
cUco to be fully manned and the full
capacity ot both mints be utilised in
the eoiaas; of gold bullion, lhe
treasury department itosseasea from
lghtyBv to ninety-fit tons gold
bullion which la a part of th reserve
of lim.isMUXsj. (Juki bars cannot ba)
uhI aa currency an It has been de
cided to coin th bullion oa hand.
XaSad list's Thtv lfht
AstuoaK, I nd. Tr,. Aug V
atv Jim t hautMllof ram In last even
lag with two hur thtva, arrat4
r th I hiM-Uw bttrder. t harUa
Mowalu aud lid Chapman ar their
aamea Tbev bvlong m a fanjp who
have hN lafrallnf thK porVtsn ul
th ttrltory for whs tint wst,
i liss4 waa auia
WuttsMatu X, Y Ag. .trf
Mthrhf vt lW Hvarr, ad atn
yvtunf vttipaoU, wa.s rv aalliuf
ithvW'i fsvht, th Alohsv
wr rapslseit lu l ake I kaidM at
l o v k yimay nttMris a 44
of tint Wf war dtvwafd,
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