Hemingford herald. (Hemingford, Box Butte County, Neb.) 1895-190?, January 03, 1896, Image 2

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TIIOS. J. OMCUKFFE, I'nlilltlier. V
HrmtoMT'8 now creamery
hs About
completed tit n cost of 82,300.
Yonit county linH no poor farm, but
the matter Is being talked up.
Two on thrco of tho Nobraska City
churches aro lioUling spirited revivals.
At Omaha the jury in tho lnh mur
der tnnt failed to agree and wcro dis
charged. Cii.Mil.i-s E. Smau.n brother of tho
publisher of tho Fremont Herald, died
recently in Montana.
MlCHAKl. Mctiiri' of Sortth Omaha
stepped in front of a moving train and
Was crushed to death.
Till. Nebraska Hinder Twino com
pany have called thoir annual meeting
for .Monday, .January G.
Tin: general merchandise store of W.
II. Hruner at Nlckerson caught tiro
damaging the contents very much.
A iu'SI.vkhs men's association 'has
been perfected at York. It will be
known us the OotnmorolulClubof York.
Tiik checker players of Norfolk aro
about to orgaulzo a club and prepare a
tournament for .tho World's champion
ship. Miuc IitF.M; Vandy of South Omaha
died suddenly lu a ohurcli tho other
day as she tvna Attending religious ser
vices. Tun family of John StaufTer, who
lately died ait Columbus of hemorrhage
of tho liver, will receive 811,500 life in
surance. Humiioi.dt citizens will rebuild tho
mill rooontly .destroyed by fire. A
bonus, or 'rather u gift, of 83,000 has
been raised.
Mitw Nki.uk Davis of IJcatrlco was
in a thrilling runaway tho other day,
but fortunately camu out minus any
Bcriou6 injury.
John Gktch of Scribncr has been re
lieved of a tape worm twenty-nino feet
long, and from now on will not con
sume so much grub.
N. H. Fai.conk.ij, for a long ttmo a
prominent merchant of Omaha, will
locate In South Africa, engaging in tho
mercantile busluesn.
Mounts It. Moiioan last week went to
the penitentiary for ono year for steal
ing clothing to tho value of 338. Ho
was placed in prison just thrco days
aftcrtho thoft.
Hank Dowdy of Nebraska City re
ceived a notieo signed "White Caps,"
to ccaso abusing his family. As Hank
is not that kind of a husband It is
thought tho joker is ubouU
Tin: lliisyc murder trial ended nt
YVahuo lust week, when tho jury, after
being out about seven hours, returned
a verdict of manslaughter, but recom
mended that ho bo given a light sen
tence. Attohnky Ocnkiiai. Ciiuiit'iiu.t. re
ceived a telegram from tho clerk of tho
United States supremo court stating
that'thc court had sustained a motion
to.udvaneo the maximum rate cases
and set tho hearing for the first Mon
day in Mureli.
Tiik governor has issued his requisi
tion on tho governor of Kansas for J.
IX Wise, who is under arrest in Wit
theun, Kits. Wiso is charged with hav
ing forged nnil uttered a forged paper,
a receipt for subscription to u period
ical, in the city of Omaha.
Chaiu.kh I'ltATHKit, a farmer living
near Itcatrlec, disappeared last Satur
day and his absence caused much anx
iety among his family and friends until
later on, when his wife received a let
ter from him at St Louis stating that
he had gone to stay, and that it would
be useless for her to attempt to follow
him. No causo is assigned for his
strange act.
liAHTiNfiiwetcrnns passed tho follow
ing: JIo it resolved by tho members of
S. A. Strickland post No. 13, Depart
ment of Nebraska, (Iranil Army of tho
Republic, that we hereby heartily in
dorse tho ipatriotic utterances of Presi
dent Cleveland in his special messago
to congress regarding the enforcement
of the Monroe doctrine, as it applies to
the contention between Great ilritain
and Venezuela.
Tin: irrigation convention in Sidney
passed tho following resolution: Ru
solved, Hy the third annual Nebraska
State Irrigation association, in conven
tion assembled, that wo heartily en
dorse the movement for tho cession of
tho Fort Sidney military reservation to
tho city of Sidney, andwe join in an
earnest request to'the .congress of tho
United Suites for sucli action, and urge
tho representatives from tho state of
Nebraska to press said bill to a speedy
Tiikiik is an interesting little report
going around under .cover, says tho
Lincoln Journal, giving the cause of
the recent discharge of an employe of
the state hospital for tho insane. It is
to the effect t mt tho employe and n
paroled patient brought two of the
lady employes to the theater ono night
iu tho asylum carriage. Tho ladies
were left to enjoy tho play whilo tho
men went out to investigate the ele
phant, u Inch they did witty so much
zeal that the employe was discharged
us soon as Dr. Abbott heard of it, while
the patient was locked up.
HltlOADIKIt (iK.NKKAI. L. W. Coi.llY has
filed with tho governor Liu report of
the encampmentof the National guard,
held at Hastings last September. The
report recommends highly the efllcicnt
work of Major E. J. Feehet, U. S. A.,
who was detailed as special instructor.
The instruction und advice of Major
Feehet, the brigadier commander says,
was not confined to the field work
ulotie, but its beniiicent elfectsurcseen
in thu homo stations and the manner
in which the duties of men and otlleeis
are performed.
O. II. C. Mk.ikkh, for fifteen year a
resident of l'icrcc county, died at tlm
udvanced age of hi,
Oiiaw.kh Hahyk, who was found
guilty of manslaugter in tho district
court of Saunders county, was sen
tenced by Judge Hates to' three years
iu the penitiary.
Coon Vai.i.kiiy. living about seven
tniUf, southwest of Plattsmouth, has at
present about 'JO.OOO bushels of corn
that he Is holding for a rise in price, a
portion of which is four years old. In
this tot are some 12,000 bushels of ii5
cent corn, the price he refused for hie
corn at one time in the hopes of gett'ni;
KtFTntnr Ciwo CowsVtiC tip. I
Lincoln dispatch: Willi tho ndvanct
of the maximum rate cases in tho su
prcmo court of the United States fori
hearing early next spring tho attorney
general hoped also to have the case
which Is popularly known as tho Elm
wood elevator caso also advanced am
While tho principle involved In the
maximum rate eases Is conceded to bo
of tho first Importance, that Involved
In the elevator case is scarcely less Im
portant. This, If the contention of the
railroait company is upheld by the
courts, will give to railroad companies
the power to control a -monopoly of the
grain trade on their lines and farm it
out to favorites or two it for tho pur
pose of swelling tho revenue of tho
Tho case originated from tho Mis
sourl Pacific declining to grant to tin
npplicnnt privileges (necessary to enable
him to put up and operate nn olevutor
nt the station of Elmwood. Tho ground
on which tho application was resisted
by the company was that there was
already an elevator at that point and
that Its capacity was sufllclent to ac
commodato the busslncss of tho sur
ronnding country.
Tlin State. Dairymen.
Tho dairymen lu session in Lincoln
elected ofllccrs as follows: President,
E. F. Howe, 'Crete; vice president, F.
11. Vaughun, Fromont; secretary and
treasurer, S. C. ltassctt, Gibbon; direc
tors, R. R. Stouffcr of Hellcvne, W. A.
Carpenter of York, (1. A. Morrill of
Miudon, J. W. Hush of Hattlo Creek,
and J. S. Tcmplo of Cheney.
Resolutions were adopted endorsing
tho course of Hon. E. .1. Hainor in con
gress, and urging his appointment as
chairman of tho house committee on
agriculture; thanking Chancellor Mc
Lean and tho university faculty for
courtesies- extended; in memory of Prof.
C. L. lugcrsoll, deceased; thanking tho
committee that secured tho passage of
the anti-oleo law; endorsing the work
of the national dairy congress; and the
work of tho formers' institute; pledgr
ing support to tho dairy school at tho
state farm; thanking all legislators
who voted for "pure butter" at the last
session of tho legislature, especially
Representative Iturch and Senator
The association adjourned to meet nt
the state fair next September, when
the timo and place for tho annual con
vention will be decided on.
One. ' Fare for the. Teachers.
State Superintendent Corbett, who
has been busily enguged at the head of
the local committee making prepara
tions for tho meeting of tho State
Touchers' association in Lincoln, was
delighted last week to receive u tele
gram from Chairman Caldwell of tho
Western Passenger association, stating
that tho request for ono fare round
trip tickets from all Nebraska points
had been granted. These tickets will
bo on sale ut local oflices from Decem
ber 30 to January ", and will bo good
for return to January 4. With this
concession from the railroads, tho larg
est attendance upon tho convention in
years is believed to be practically as
sured. The expectation is Unit thu
program will bo carried out substan
tially to tho letter. The pilueipal
speakers at the evening session-1 are:
Tuesday, Colonel F. W. Parker, on "Tho
Ideal School:" Wednesday, William
Hawlcy Smith, and Thursday, i'roi".
Nicholas Murray itutler, on "Educa
tional ideals."
Ilainace fur the. Dntrsoim.
Lincoln dispatch: A mild side issue
to the international complications be
tween tho United Stntes and England
developed today iu the oflico of Gover
nor Ilolcomb. This was a bulky pack
age from tho Department of State,
Washington, containing a claim against
tho federal government for 810,000.
This is tho amount held to be due the
Dawson fatnilv for tho assault com
mitted upon them over n year ugo in
Sarpy county by tho Vic McCarty gang.
In this letter to Ciov.'llolcoinb Secre
tary of State Oluey says that tho affair
is 'one of serious importaucu at tho
present juncture, und that, so far as
ho knows, no steps havo been taken to
punish tho McCarty outfit for tills par
ticular crime. He acknowledges the
receipt of the transcript of tho proceed
ings had in the unotlicinl inquiry or
dered by Governor Hoicomb, but does
not understand that any attempt ut
punishment has been made. The
llritish ambassador tiles a claim as fol
lows: For Frederick 1$. Dawson. 52(1,-
000: for Mnry Dawson, his wife, SIO.COD,
niul for Muriel Dawson, tho daughter,
810,000, making a total of S 10. 000.
Tltlo U DefectUc.
Lineon dispatch: The olllco of the
commissioner of public lands and build
ings lias received a plat of section 30,
township 21, range 30, west, in Grant
count'. This plat shows that the new
survey uy the government does not cor
respond with the old one, a strip of
forty rods width being taken off tho
north sido of tho section. This is in
teresting to tho state and those who
have taken land in that section under
contract for lease or sale.
A wscl'SSIon of tho conlllet bctwoon
tho statu constitution and the statute
rolativo to the time when district judges
shall assume their otliccs has led to '
somo conjectures as to how the state
auditor would draw the warrants of
the outgoing judges. Tho statute at
tempts to say that the district judges
6ha)l assume the duties of their otlice
on January 1 next succeeding their
election. Tho constitution provides
that they shall go into oniou on tho
first Thursday after tho first Tuesday
in January next after their election.
The state auditor, it is announced, will
nravr the warrants o us to nay tho old
judges up to and including January t.
and the new set to come into ofilce thu
next day.
MctlmUcil F.Ik Creole I'eople.
i'ecumseh dispatch: The good peo
ple of Elk Creek wero recently quite
ilbernlly humbugged by a sleek trav
eling agent. Tho man claimed to bo
an agent for an Omaha paper, and
when he would accost u victim ho
would have in his possession what
bpcmed to bfl an elegant pair of gold
spectacles, claiming to havo found them
on the train. Of course, ho had no use
for them und would therefore sell them
for a nominal sum. Invariably the un
suspecting victim would bite and ac
cordingly tho ngent disposed of numer
ous pairs of glasses. The glasses were
of no lalne
TJe First Narrowly i:apr Defeat by it
Itolt of ICcpuhllcatift to tin- Demo-
rrotlc Slilr No DUIslon on the
Second Tim Secretary llni-
powered In Issuo Short
Tim Certificates.
Washington, Dec .10. When tho
House convened to-day three hours re
mained for debate on tho bond bill.
At 3 p. m. voting begun, Hy the
timo the roll call in the first section
was half through, It was thought that
root enough Republicans would vote
against tho ilrst section for bonds to
defeat it.
Tho first roll call resulted: Yeas,
150; nays, t j3. Probably forty-four
HcpublicansVotod against tho bill.
On another roll call the first section
of tho bond bill .passed by a vote of
100 to 13j.
llio second section of the bond bill
passed without a division.
Mr. Rrosius, Republican, of Penn
sylvania opened in favor of the bill.
This was the only country on tho
globe, ho said, where gold redemption
had neither qualification nor limita
tion, and where the treasury was
without tho power to resist the in
cursions of foreign gold grabbers or
domestic speculators. Tho revenue
deficit was the chief sinner in the
coined' of errors which had produced
tho present troubles. It was not
suitable to the dignity of the govern
ment to employ sleuth hounds of for
eign syndicates to hunt down gold.
The people of this country should
have the first opportunity to "help tho
trensury out of the tough financial sea.
Ho declared that thero was no politics
iu the bill.
Mr. Parker, Republican, of New
Jersey favored tho bill as a good busi
ness measure.
Mr. Cannon, Republican, of Illinois,
in support of the measure, declared
that it was a bill to maintain 'specie
puyments, which had been resumed
under thu wiso direction of tho Repub
lican party in 1870. For the 13 years
following the resumption the revenues
hud always exceeded the expenditures.
Twelve hundred million dollars of thu
interest paying debt had been dis
charged. Since Mr. Cleveland's elec
tion in 1803 deficiency, distress, idle
ness and panic had followed. Instead
of paying 1(10 millions a year on the
public debt tho Democrats had bor
rowed HW millions. They could tear
down und criticise, but they could not
build up llio reserve. (Republican
"Wo will not abridge the power of
tlie Secretary of thu Treasury," ho
continued. "Wo will give him more
power. He cannot have too much
power if it is used wisely. You, on
the other side, will voto against this
hill those hi favor of silver at Jfl to 1
because you want to impair tho
credit of the country and force us to a
silver basis: tlioso who hiipport tho ad
ministration, because it wants gold
bonds. We, iu our judgment and pa
triotism stand ready to pass this bill.
If it is rejt'c.ed bv tho Semite, or Pres
ident, we shall, at least, have cast our
mite toward tho protection of tiie
public credit and have given a proph
ecy of what wo shall do wheu we
come iuto full power In 1S'J7." (Re
publican applause.)
Mr. Tiiwnoy, Republican of Minne
sota, a member of tin: ways and means
committee, in support of the bill,
called attention to tho President's ur
gent appeal to Congress to do some
thing boforo adjourning. He knew,
and everybody know, that gold bonds
would not be authorized bv Congress,
and because Congress will not give
him authority, he a'nd his Secretary of
tho Treasury had already opened' ne
gotiations with the same old malodor
ous syndlcato for another Issue of 4
per cent bonds. The people of the
country weio to be given no opportu
nity to subscribe. He read several
letters from constituents offering to
subscribe for gold bonds.
Mr. Marsh, Republican, of Illinois,
arose to give his reasons for refusing
his support to the bill, but betoro ho
had finished his preliminary remarks
tho gavel of tho speaker full and the
House remained unenlightened.
Mr. Hurton, Republican, of Missouri,
and Mi. Connolly, Republican, of Ill
inois, who have been counted on as
opponents of tho bill, gave their sup
port to It in brief speeches.
Tho debatu was closed for tho re
spective sides by Messrs. Crisp and
DuUcll, tho former insisting, that the
bill was a political measure really in
tended to embarrass the trcastirv,
whilo thu latter said it was a plain
business prouosition to save Interest.
Mr. Dalcll attacked thu Carlisle In
terview us a violation of the decenclse
of public life.
Ilrforft thu Smite Tumdoy.
Wahiuxoton, Dec. 30. Senator
Voorhecs, chairman of the Senate
committee on finance, will call that
committee togotiier Tuesday next to
I consider the revenue tariff bill. He
I says that there will be no disposition
on tho part of Democrats to delay tho
oui in committee
For u Cnnfrreiirt of American Natioiih.
Washinoto.v, Dec. 30. Representa
tive liarrett of Massachusetts, intro
duced in the House yesterday u joint
resolution authorizing the President
to arrange a conference between the
United States and nations possessing
territory on tho American continent
for the settlement of boundary dis
putes, the conference to be held in
Washington in lsOO.
Quarter of it Million I.o-n.
R.u.TlMoui:, Mil., Dec 30. Flro gut
ted OelimA Co.'s men's und boy'& out
fitting estubHsuiucnt in West Haiti
more street early to-day, destroying
property to the value of :w,ooa
Ill"" Newman Will JInrry lllm Drsplto
Furious Objection.
Sr. JoflKi'it, Mo., Dec .10. II vole Dix
on Christinas eve, hits returned, hnv
Ing been discharged by a justice of the
Ppcncc nt Albany, where ho was taken
on the charge of carrying concealed
weapons. The Indian has come
here to wait for tho girl to join him,
and cxp.'cts to marry her when she ar
rives. Miss Newman's infatuation hns
astonished her parents und acquaint
ances, who cannot understand how
she can love the repulsive looking red
man. Miss Newman Is the daughter I
of respectable parents. She is 30 years ;
old and still soys she will marry tho '
iniiian. nvoio ills is u half-breed Mo
hawk, his father being a Frenchman.
Ho was traveling with the Oregon In
dian Medicine Company when tho girl
fell in love with him, giving exhibi
tions us a club swinger nnd crack
k.IloiiiUnicn of the t.nte Treanurer
Illinois Sued for Thousand.
Caw.yi.k, 111., Dec. 30. Next Thurs
day tho suit ngalnst the Chicago bonds
men of tho lato State Treasurer Ram
sey of Illinois, will bo heard. It Is
important to hundreds of depositors
in the Ramsey bank, us on the result
will denond whether or not thov will
recei' back tho money idnced In the
as highly esteemed
lllcial nnd who
e Validity of tho
go bondsmen for
the amount due
Ir. Ramsey, which
treasury to make
It is said the Chi
cago 1
ld no interest to Mr.
o use of tho State money
nnd ther
re tho creditors hero are
entitled to it. An uttctunt will be
made to prove this point at the coming
A Fashionable Jfew York House Itobbeo
of Son, 000 Worth of Jewels.
Nkw Yoiik, Dee. 30. Mr. and Mrs.
1. Townsend Ihirdcn of No. 0 Madison
Square, went to the opera last night,
leaving their two sons and six servants
to care for the house. At 10 o'clock
those left in the house retired. At
midnight Mr. and Mrs. llurdan and
their duughter returned, and upon en
tering tlioir houso discovered that the
place hud been visited by burglars.
Mr. Harden discovered th'at his safe
had been opened and u number of cer
tified cheeks und a large sum of money
had been stolen. Mrs. Harden was
unable to tell just what was missing,
but said that ut least 805,000 worth of
diamonds and jewelry had been carried
Irish Manufacturer Alarmed.
London, Dec. j0. Although the
general opinion is expressed in tho
cable dispatches from the United
States that the tariff revision bill is
not likely to pass the Senate, the
measure has caused quito a ilutter in
commercial circles. An Irish indus
trial organ points out that the pro
posed increase in tho duty on woolens
will inevritably check a growing
trade, and that Irish industries will
suffer in consequence. Owing to the
great iutcrost excited in Irish goods
by the exhibits Hindu at the world's
fair, large orders have been placed
with tho mills and hand loom weavers
in remote districts of Donegal. All
tiiis development would be stilled by
the adoption of the tariff revision bill.
Trouble O'icr Mixed .School,
Pkiiiiy, Ok., Dec. 3C Trouble ma.
occur over mixed public schools here.
A recent decision admits colored chil
dren to all public schools of the city.
Tho school board and nearly all the
white people are bitterly opposed to
mixed schools and the board will or
der schools discontinued as a last re
sort, to prevent mixed schools. Con
siderable feeling and indignation over
the matter is expressed and trouble
may yet occur. A stormy meeting of
tho board was held last night Tho
colored people declare that they will
havo the rights as given tliem by the
An Ofllclal Hint to General .11 lien.
Wamii.noton, Dec. 30. An order
issued by the Secretary of War, which
reminded army ofllccrs that it Is ex
tremely impolitic to publicly discuss
the possibilities of war, is construed
by the friends of Mujor General Miles
as u roundabout thrust nt that ollicer.
General Miles has recently written an
excellent article over his signature
regarding the possibility of war with
England us a result of the Venezuelan
(oiiiez Again In Santa Clara.
Havana, Dec. 30 Reports would
indicate that a part ot Gome.' column
has crossed tho line back into Santa
Clara and is now near the great
swamp in the southern part of Santa
Clara province. It is reported hero
that the mayor of Mucurljesand every
member of his household havo been
murdered by thu insurgents. The
same fate Is said to have overtaken
the mayor of Laguicn. These towns
were on the course of Gome' lino of
Tho Saracenic lutaslon Outdone.
Hoston, Dec. 30. A correspondent
writing from Constantinople concern
intr tho recent Turkish atrocities in
Asia Minor says thut at Arabkir 3.000
Christians wero killed and wounded,
and thut out of 3,000 houses occupied
by Christians fully three-quarters wero
burned. Tlin scene of tho worst
periods of Saracenic invasion in tho
Seventh century havo been repeated
over and over.
Killed by thu IturltiiRlon '
Hknkui.man, Neb., Dec. !
this morning Charles Van
aged 35, and Maud Dond,
0. Early
aged 10,
were instantly killed by the
llur.iii','ton & Ouincy "liver," Tncy
wero leturnlng homo in n carriage
from u party und wero run down on a
grudo crossing.
ujhuw U.
Tlio Opposition Forces Soicrnl Important
Concessions The lloudi to Ho l'ainbln
In Fifteen years A Move Against the.
"Kmllrsn Clinln" Secretary Carlisle
Calls for 6nll Ilouds.
Debate on Ilonds.
Wasiiinoton. Dec. 38. A conference
was held between Speaker Reed und
the House managers to-day and the
result was an agreement for a voto on
the bond bill at 3 o'clock to-morrow,
instead Of C o clock to-day.
A further arrangement
thnt the ways nnd moans
was made
before reporting the bill, shall insert
n clause showing that it is not the
purpose to retire tho greenbacks. It
was also arranged that there shall bo
sepuratc votes one on the proposition
for a s;o,000,000 bond Issue and an
other on the unlimited issue. The
conference was satisfactory to all ele
ments and the concessions made over
came the protests against haste, which
led last night to the appointment of a
committee of Republican members to
wait on Speaker Reed.
The ways and means committee
adopted the amendment to the bond
bill suggested by Mr. Hopkins of
Illinois to prevent the accumulation in
the .treasury of the greenbacks and
their practical retirement without can
cellation. The amendment provides
that nothing in the act shall be con
strued to repeal or modify tho act of
1878 for the reissue of the greenbacks
when redeemed.
Another amendment was adopted
making the bonds issued under the
act payable within fifteen years. The
second amendment was suggested by
Mr. Lacey of Iowa and met the ap
proval of the Republican members.
In the original draft of the bill it was
provided that the bonds should bo re
deemable at tho pleasure of tho gov
ernment, after live years from their
lato. it was thought best to make a
fjfinite termination of them. Tho
i?ndments were adopted by a strict
party voto und the bill will be report
ed to tho house as amended.
Air. Tarsney of Missouri offered an
amendment to repeal the act of 1878
for reissuing thu greenbacks, but failed
to got any support for it.
The amendment agreed to by tho
ways and means committee providing
mat the green uncus should be reissued
is considered a great concession to dis-
satisfied ones.
The battle over the. bond bill at
I tractcd large crowds to tho House gal
leries again to-day. As soon as the
I jourunlhad been approved, Mr. Ding
i ley, chairman of tho ways and means
committee, reported the bond bill as
' amended by the ways and moans com
mittee to-day, and H was referred to
tho committee of tho whole oil the
state of tho Union.
Mr. Daniel, Republican, of Now
York, chairman of tho first committee
on elections rose to a question of priv
ilege and madu a unanimous report in
favor of seating Hugh R. Itclknap iu
place of Lawrence E. McOann from
tho Third Illinois district. Mr. JIo
Uaun had decided lie was not entitled
to a seat and there was. therefore, no
contest over tho matter. The report
was adopted and Mr. Helknup was
sworn in.
Mr. Henderson of Iowa, from the
committee on rules, presented the rule
for the consideration of the bond bill.
Mr. Crisp opposed the adoption of
tho rule. Yesterday, said he. a gen
eral tariff bill, the exact effect of
which on particular industries, and on
the revenues .no one knew, had been
rushed through the House. To-day it
had been proposed to rush throug'h a
bond bill in the same summary man
ner, but tho muriuuringsof discontent
on tho Republican side had forced the
uutocrat of tho House ami the so
called leaders to yield a little more
time. He admonished the other side
that it was only by resistance that
they could obtain their rights.
Mr. Iluiloy, Democrat, of Texas,
agreed in a general way to the propo
sition that there could not be a great
abuse of tho privilege of debute on
public questions ami thut the prime
factor was a vote; but, he said, while
useless debate should be restricted,
full and iair debate wtis essential.
Yesterday, with four hours' debate, a
bill which would burden the people
with S10.000.000 of additloual tnxes,
wns passed. To-day the performance
was to be repeated, but this time pos
terity was to bo saddled with an in
terest bearing debt of no one knew
how many millions. Tho country, he
said, would no more tolerato precipi
tate haste than it would undue delay.
Mr. McMillan, Democrat, of Tennes
see, asked why the Republican leaders
proposed to cut their ussociates off
without opportunity to offer amend
ments. Were those in authority afraid
of their associates? Would they not
be trusted to do anything but voto?
When tho twenty minutes allowed
the Democratic side had been con
fumed, Mr. Henderson, who was in
charge of the rule, without making
my reply to tho criticisms from the
other side, demnuded a vote on the
idoptlon of the rule, which was taken
by yeas and nays.
Tood Supply Cut Off,
Ei.nouAiio Simiinos, Mo., Dee. 58.
This city, said to be the largest iu the
United States without a railroad, is,
as a result ot the terrible Hoods, in
danger of a famine. All freight is
hauled here by wagons and none has
been uble to bring in groceries for ten
days. Local merchants havo sustained
heavy losses on shipments of holiday
goods, which still luy In cases ut rail
road shipping points miles away. No
St. Louis mail bus been received hero
since Sunday.
School Teacher In Session.
Toi-kica, Ivan., Dec. 2S. Topeka is
alive with school teachers who come
from every quarter of Kansas to at
tend the thirty-third annual conven
tion of the Stato Teachers' association.
It is estimated that there are between
1,200 and 1,500 instructors present.
They represent every department of
school work. Tho discussion of tho
various topics along the line of educa
tion show great thoroughness on tho
part of those who participate, und tho
indications are that this convention
will prove the most interesting and
instructive of the kind ever held
within the Kansas border.
Arrangements I'erfected for T.aunrblnc
Hi 00,000,000.
Washington, Dec. 2S. Tho Presi
dent and Secretary Carlisle have de
termined upon nn immediate issue of
bonds to be In the form of a popular
loan. It will make no difference
whether Rmslnn gold is available or
not, as It will not be called for or ac
cepted. Congress will not bo depend
ed upon, for President Cleveland Is
satisfied that no bond legislation will
get through that body in timo to re
lieve the present urgent situation.
The issue will be announced iu a
very few days. Tho amount will he
3100,000,000 for a period of thlrtyyears
at 4 per cent, but the salu will be lled
at such a premium as will make the In
terest 3 rer cent Hat. The denomina
tions will be small and the bonds will
be put upon the market in the United
States. No arrangement has been
made with the llclmont-Morgan syndi
cate, representing tho Rothschilds,
other than thut they may, after nil of
the bids of general and private sources
in this country have been received,
take the residue or surplus at tho same
rate of interest. This tho syndicate
has agreed to do.
Secretary Carlisle Sajs the Treasury' Con
dition Is Serious.
Washington, Dec. 2e Chairman
Dingley of the ways and means com
mittee has received n private letter
from Secretary Carlisle which fur
lishes some information concerning
the condition of tho treasury. Miv
Dingley will not mnko tho letter pub
Mc, but says the Secretary offers to
furnish tho Houso with nil data that
nay be needed. The condition of thu
reasury is represented as very seri
ous, and Mr. Carlisle urges legislation
!or u gold bond.
Mr. Dingley has Informed the Sec
etarv that a gold bond is out of thu
question nnd could not bo considered.
Secretary Carlisle did not say to Mr.
Dingley that a 3 per cent bond cannot
be lloated and did not discuss this
feature of the case. This latter denial
was made because reports to this
effect concerning the Secretary's letter
were in circulation.
President Cleveland and his advisers,
it is learned, are strongly opposed to
tho notise bond bill, and this feeling
caused Secretary Carlisle to write to
Chairman Dingley. Aside from tho
very important objection that tho
bonds are to be redeemed in coin, in
stead of gold, as recommended by the
President, it is understood that tho
requirement that the bonds bo sold b
subscription meets with disapproval.
He In Tired of Iiclnfj a Criminal and'
Wants to Surrender on Conditions
Pkihiy, Okln.. Dee. 28 Considerable
excitement was created here yesterday
when it was announced that Hill
Doolin, formerly leader of the noted
Dalton gang of outlaws, was in Perry
and that his mission hero was to make
peace with the olllccrs and give him
self up, provided a sentence could be
agreed on. It is said that Doolin was
accompanied by Hill Carr, who is an
escapee from Oklahoma City. Carr
has a big reward hanging over him,
and has skipped a $l.r,000 bond. He is
charged with being an accessory to the
murder of Chief of Police Jones, which
occurred some months ago. Doolin, in
an interview, says he is tired of an
outlaw's life and wants to atone for all
his misdeeds by working it out in a
short term in tho penitentiary.
Doolin was leader of thu Dalton
gang for years, and Is said to be one
of the most desperate men that ever
lived in Oklahoma. Ten months ago
ho was shot through the leg by a dep
uty marshal, and tho wound caino
near killing him. Ho has made many
overtures of late to Oklahoma olllccrs
for n compromise sentence for lnv
crimes, and it is thought that it will
be effected oon.
Ilurrows Introduces a ISIIt FlarliiK i
Duty ou the l'resent Freo I.lst.
Washington, Dec. 'Ji. In the Sen
ate, to-day, Mr. liurrows of Michigan
presented a tariff bill. Ho explained
that, under the Wilson bill, many arti
cles were placed on tho free list. Tho
House bill passed yesterday, had
raised articles already on tho dutiable
list, but had not yet reached those of
tho free list except in a few instances.
The bill he now introduced placed 00
per cent of the duty under the law of
1890 on those articles placed on the
free list under the present law. Re
ferred to the linnuce committee.
The bond question maJo its appear
ance when Mr. Hill of New York in
troduced the following resolution;
"Resiilvcd, That any bonds hereafter
issued under the laws now iu force
may, in the discretion of tno Secretary
of the Treasury, be made payable in
United Stutes gold eoin of thu present
standard weight and fineness, or iu
standard silver dollurs, ut the option
of llio holders of such bonds, but !!(
bond containing such option shall bear
a rate of interest exceeding 3 percent
per annum, payable quarterly."
Mr. Hill spoke in favor of tho reso
lution at considerable length.
At 2:30 p. iu. Mr. Hill's resolution
was laid abide uod the Senate ad
journed until Monday.
SKWAKI), .Neb. Dec. 28. Tho east
bound P.urlingt,on passenger collided
with a west bound freight yesterday
afternoon. Engineer Reed of the
freight was instantly killed. Tho
passenger engineer was set lously in
jured. Two passengers, a little girl
and an old man, were dangerously
hurt, the child being frightfully
burned bv being thrown under a
stove. Other passengers wero iu hired.
lla ward's llody Cremated.
Chicago, Dec. 2 8. 'I ho body of
Jarry Hayward, recently hanged in
Minneapolis lor the murder of Miss
"atherino Oing, arrived in Chicago to
lay and wus taken immediately to
jracelund cemetery and cremated.
Captain Healy, tho accused revenue
cutter commander, is to be tried at
San Francisco fordtunkenness.
Secretary Herbert has awarded tne
! contracts for the building of the two
J new battleship to the Newport News
, Company.