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   Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - July 2, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia                               VOL. XXII. ATLANTA, WEDNESDAY, JUIfY TWELVE PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS. TOM HENDRICKS, THE GREAT DEMOCRAT THE UNVEILING OF fl MONUMENT To Commemorate a Great Man's Virtues THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE GATHER To, Look Upon the Hendncks Memorial THE OF THF PAY vror.is Ind Ji ly 1 The dtmiocncj of Indiana as.embVtl todaj at the 110 of V 11 1 le he tbo pride of b paru it the U lie of his de ith the hope of thoxiUioii no name holds a bngh r page in the ai i ils Vmoncin hibt ly thin that of Hendr cl s andw1 iithopiss i of the nour shall j aw 13 he will I o remcmbcrc 1 is a j itnot who 1< aud one in h ati n Leader n rcil It, 1 ul r nl twist r liushe U tl r s motion SttH 11 J. ti} i >i e 1 is L star m tho -skies Fxths tli it i tie i igl t to us lb u lnlst mike I r ,rlit to Bri scli ten t I tilth tnn eendentshine "N tb m art ne f r >in us Haloes tin dei la with i WI diitue ersoil as tlion wert i tl le of the Tgej ictd is i ait r n lei ate Thine- was an el i i i cf l iT-rorj s p i "es Ku tling r in j.i tu relate M t tli rt in i 1 rful I athu r t 1111 rful Hi 1 of I n i it tnt the d ilul rn i 1 le ntifiil Triiutx it tiei i lo bl nn and tears Tine tli-i the me-1 of a people 3 affection H rn j> fa tit il T. i ai d fi 13 Et 11 i ho t 1 n Tl hi. irt s n-toMc ti n f tl its '-I a 1 vanish awaj in M, untv tst in tl j I unty Fix d as tl in nu tut tow ring an i ut tru it LIIIIL ifc] Bronzt shall i ttl not the legends of loit It w oi> a moment of intense interest when ISIr-. Hen incki the widow ot: tlie states u an who had bton escorted to the staii I Chairman Rand drew the cuita ns aside and exj osed to view the bronze features of the one si o Mrs Hendricl s -who is a laly of t] a r looked a mon ent iiervcu at tlit. 1 Hen pie then qun kly as k tho col rs levtMcl tltro stood before litr ahni st in life tl e form and fcatuies of her hus ba ul For in instant the multitude looke i 111 tli t and cat 1 tl e features of tlie gr at LO lino icr 1 into i loud cheor liit.li I tspt ke the r preciatiou of tbe artist s work It notable throne; which had gathered there clubs from Chicago an 1 Cincini ati people fr in county in tl e etato tho scl nol cl il Ircu held n placo of lioiior it an I h rich and poti pioud ai d h iiiblc united as never befote to 1 onor oi o w ho ha 1 lev oted his life to tlit, elfare t f 1 is fUIou man Upon tl e for the occasion sat Governor of Ind ana wlo opened tho ceremo nies by inviting "Mr Hand to the chair ernor H 11 of "Hew rk Campbell of Ohio an 1 >i 1 r-inris of Missouri Senator 1 iirpie deln ered the address of the occasion in 1 e fittingly told tho stoiyof Hendricl s s life and emi hasized the virtues "which made his name dear to the people lit followed by Hill Francis and Campbell -while the exercises were close! TV ith a benediction by Bishop Chat ard of the Boman Catholic church The crow ds then slou ly melted away leaV ing the statue to occapj its place for all time to come The statue is a remarkable "work of art The work has been two years in piogress S40 000 having been subscribed and paid in to defray its cost The sculptor is K H Parks and the result of bis is more than satis- factory Tbe statue is of bronze fourteen and a half feet and cast in a single Figures of History and Justice adorn, the pedestal Tbe process of wax molding 111 a eingle piece is an ancient art, lost thrfa centu nes ago an 1 onlj red ered within a gener tion Now it is only practiced at tlie Koyal foundry in Kome where this statue was cast and at a foundry in I lorence 1 he clay model -which was tbe work, of mouths, weighed completed 1J 000 pounds, and tbe statue more than twice as much 3Tour months were consumed in the process of casting The pedestal is of granite imported from tbe Bavano quarries in Italj This stone is of a light -coral tint and has been for some of tho famous statues in Europe The base is twenty-nme feet long by twenty one feet wide and is laid in three courses, each one about tweU e Inches high, rising like steps to the die an the center Ou each side of the monument there is a niche That in front bears tbe onlyinscnp tion on the single word "Hen chiseled in the finished gold leaf Below the name is a bronze wreath of oak and laurel leaves nearly thiee feet in diameter It was cast at the royal foundry in Eome wheie moulding is earned to tho perfection of art and where it is not un common to use natural leaves or flowers as jmodels This particular wreath was et hibited in Paris where a gold medal was awarded it and where Mr Parks bought it for the decoration of this monument Above the niche which is thus adorned is a United States shield in bronze, with a spray of across it In the nicbes to the north and south are tho figures already mentioned, of History and Jus- foce They are about two feet in height, and, statue which stands between and B-bove them, tbey are tho work of Mr Parks, and were cast by the was moulding process in Borne At the four corners of the pedestal are fluted columns, each surmounted by a globe with bronze ornamentation. Above ,all Jfcisjs a mossi e dome stone, bearing-the cap oil which the principal statue stands n The monument occupies a position in the southeast corner of the new capitol grounds, facing "Was nugton atreot, the principal thoroughfare of the city, and is approached from fiont aud reacbj .acement walk leading from the capitol to the street The figure of the great statesman faces the southeast loQning dawn the walk which leads to -the state lie is.rcprogentad as stand ing tirnilj ou his left foot with the right slightly advanced Hiangut hand is thiust into his unbuttontd waistcoat and in his left hand is a paichmcnt r ill On his face is an 11 ccuceutratioii as d he has tl o a[ e irante of ajuut to addics an lu d OIK Hit, likciu s t it nt mice 1 n n irl iblv accnr itc I tli SP ho knew him in hfo In h -4 n o U M 1 ich tooh. 1 tm iii o i K i ths tl t, cu'j tor w rkcd with tho de ith m isk LOU staiitly bef >i 1 i Wen lucks in Ifntory Thomas llt.mli cks like n anv oil ers who lac nsen to a Unction 111 Ai ti can i ol iLic1? SJ f 0111 tlie raiil a of the c nun 11 jcoplc ti I rt.siect a self u adc ii an 1 lie t tb till s of frontier life intb cl him with tbat stui 1> indeptiulLi t.e winch was af crwar lj> a d stn guishii trait whilo h s stn ci biought hun mt roi lar w ith tho masses of tho perp e and ere jttQd him that great sympathy which brought h m ni-to s ich close relationslup w ith them He w xs t er the chamt ion of tbe pool anaUocalf >f tho largest hbertj consistent I iw x ul an enemj of an 1 Ills tl eso qualities which 3 mile his c i ecr so i n nnnent si ce t] e wli It w us as a senatoi of tl c i i ited States from the st v e of Ind ana that tl c inline ICQ of Mr Hcmlncks first ber ime w i lely felt ben Vn Irow Johnson ad-sumcd tbo pres ULIICJ he fo m 1 1 n isUf on a ca of i ission and proju dice The i eople of the n  despotism on the one haml or by the frenry of fanaticism on the other Hie tiuo 1 Knot was tho man who could restore the sway of CIA il power and retire tho mere sol 1 ei to the rear one who coitd appeal to the better nature )f the -victors an 1 instill IK TO into the hearts of the desuondont Piesident Johnson found en in the senate that repos itory of conservatism the wildest fanaticism an 1 the bitterest bate Such men. as Morton Drake Summer and others controlling- tl L maioritj were breathing vengeance and tie struction to an already overpowered I o Amid this stmm of hate and turbulence tl ere weie a few -who remembered tl e i better uat ire as American citizens and who looked forward to a happy re-establish meiit of fraternity between all the j eople of tlie union How king like appeared the foim of Hendncks as he moved amid these warning elements urging peace and conciliation' There w as that in his oice and mien and manner which attracted foes and fastened fi tends I ike the breath of a summer morning on an aictic daj his influence softened the heart and aioused the better sensibilities of the people who watched him As ho opposed proscnp tion urged justice and pleaded for recoiiciha tion it s no w oiider that those who in tbo north tlie union as well as those in the south Tslio nwurned the confederacy should turn to this man of peace as the ono who in the pres- idential cha r would maintain tbe results of the war -while making those lately in arms against the union feel at home once more A_t cacti recurung national election the dem ocrats of Indiana presented their indomitable leader for the nomnation, to be switched off to appease the demands of New York Twice he secured the nomination to the vice presidency in each cose gnmg way for the main ofhce to men inferior to himself The campaign of Tilden and Hendncks is one which has gone permanently into history It was in the centennial year of 4jnericau the oeople were -rei lew ing the history of the infant struggles against oppression Tilden had acquired a national reputation as a wire soru of second edition of Van Buren into whose democracy there entered more of business than of pniici pit Still ho was a democrat Tvithput sugar democracy was not a mugwump capsule "Whatever of energy aud old tame enthusiasm was thrown into the campaign was con tnbuted by Hendncks The election showed the triumph of the ticket, and the democracy of tlie union went wild over its first victory in a quarter of a century In the elopments which followed, the cliaracter of the nominees was brought under tbe fierce light of public opinion The Itew Yorker, with an undoubted election, and ow- ing it to the people who had elected him to give it effect, became timid and nervous He showed that he was neither born to rule nor fitted to command Because of a few business interests, he permitted the liberties of the peo- ple to be bartered by tricky politicians He valued a bank note higher than he did the parchment upon which the constitu- tion of his country had been written .If the impulsive westerner had only oeen at the head ottho ticket1 Calling npoir the people to assort thejr .rights and to maintain theia, Hqndncka have occupied the house or Icnowii tlie reason why JBoUfl -as he did, that tbe voice of the people was-thei voite of would have accepted commission, and neither tbe whole army of rebels against tbe people's authority could hare Jield him back JButasafc was was chained to a The niaii w ho did not have the courage for 'the emeigeucy and tho nominolnon- siuiply because he bad a few dollars which lie. was afterward too stingy to "Spend, sat shiver- ing m his- cooin svhile Edbels and jierjarjsrs plotted treason against tlio decision, of tlie jJeo- ple and stole the- chief c ilptit polluting the Etbleon-which he-jiTOBsed, his hus when taking the oath to an office whicu only cane to him through fi.au d 1 or the second time Hemlnclcs. accepted-ftho san e p) ice on (he ticket nominated 1111SS4 It 13 just well tosar that hero in ludiaia there btill rankles a good tletil of ill feeling about the events of that year It is claimed ttiat" Hemli chs 1 al won tbo i ght to the first place on tho ticket by reason of abibtj, party ser Mce an I ttaiUbihty He represented tlie pnnc e of lebuking the fraud of 1S70 and? wit1! that t no text he could e gone to tho coui trj successfully I atci ou in the cam when it lagged in interest and mapuing woulsuero needed Hendncks was appealed to and not in vain How the memory af "that short three speaking to multi- tudes from the ioar end of a car still lingers' With uounceil for lailtoad cioasiiis? the crowds were tl ero and with a few r iigmg words, from Old Tom tl o train rollotl on "Turn tbo rascals out w as the torso w aj in w lncli- he j nt it an 1 the common people understood it Vi hen j our book keei cr has been so long in chaise that ho thinks lie owns the books, turn the out and Lave an examination Tli s was lotation 111 oilico and one of tho soumU st pimciples of Jticksoman. democracy; The woid-i were caught up and carried into part of the country T 11 Ifondricks s could be heard in every nook and corner of tbe union wbpn he callc 1 on the honest vt teis to turn the rascals out 11irnutrh tbe ei Th nsiasiu th ns created, tl e c rrupt pai ty. which bad trampled upon crj 1 and trti I tion was opt one of paw er When in d ly came there was as mueli interest to see Tom Heiidncks as tl ere w as to see the president-elect Later -on. came tho conflict between New Yoik politics and the more open methods of the west The irx. it o'mmiouer Indiana chiTtd under the re tr i uts of allowed c il service reform He c i H 1 me uul die 1 though 11010 than T 11 f 110 ritir rule had pas ed 1 i n was st 11 ostmasiorof ISew city, suno u U 1 b ill tho b olleri who inherited tbe r 11 ices fioni Gi mt ilia Hajcs' F J MOHAN OWNCI S PROTEST Aaaiiibt the AVorld s Kejng Too Close to Them Gmrtfco Tul> local board of rc  in session a deputy slit ii IT sf not ce upou Chairu in (u. B tbat a bill for an in junction to restrain the boai 1 fiom usii g tfie IiAe front f ir tl o world s fair pur ses hal by abutting propeiuy ow iiern an 1 tl at if an> attempts were made to so use it tbo comi lamnntb would push for the issn nice a restraining or ler J K risall who tiled the bill on behalf of tho roi owneis said e do 11 it pr jse to move for an injunc ti >n now It is not necessary until something further 19 done We filed the bill now in order that tho we rid s fair people coiild not ask here aftci aid 3011 Ict us go ahead with the mattei and make 110 objection "VVe will press our apj lication for an injni ction the moment any e is made tow ard carrj ing out the pro- posed plans NfcW WAR SHIPS Tlie STaTy Im. He Proposals lor Their ISuilding WASHINGTON July 1 navy depart ment lias issued a circular inviting proposals for buil ling three huge 8 oOO ton coast line battleships who.se construction was author i7ed by tbo appropriation act passed by congiess days ago Tho -vessels aie to cost exclusive of armament not more than "p-i 000 000 each, the term armament including besides guns and ammunition all armor of turretis barbettes, guns shields and armored tubes directly pertaining to the protection of gnus and loading positions All parts of the vessel shall be of domestic manufacture Proposals may be made after tn o classes For the construction of the whole vessel according to the depart- ment s plans and -specifications and for the construction of either hulls or machinery, or both according to plans and specifications to bo submitted by bidders Full information of all requirements for will be furnished on application to the department FOISOSTKD ICE CliEAM A Number of Persons in New Torb Very Siclc NEW YORK, July 1 Some sixty persons who partook of ice cream obtained from D Bunkmau s confectionery store at 1274 Third were stricken down with illness today as tho result of catmu cream which is said to contained poison Suspicion is directed to a boy in Bunkman s employ who had been notified of his discharge at the end of the week He is supposed to have put verdigns in the cream Nobody has died, but a good many are very sick THE A Riot In Persons Injured IjONDOf, July striking employes at Leeds Gas works bad a serious conflict today with a force of policemen who were endeavor ing to prevent disorder The strikers used stones sticks and bottles as weapons, and the officers were indiscriminate in the use of their batons, and many on both sides were injured In the evening, troops were summoned from York On their arrival a mob pelted them with stones, and soldiers charged the crowd One magistrate and many soldiers, policemen and civilians were injured Incendiaries Arrested MONTGOMERY, Ala July 1 special to tbe Advertiser from Tallahassee, Fla, saya 'Vr illiam Rhodes, Sam Rhodes, Lewis Perry, John JLewis, James Crosby and William Page, charged with burning "White's cotton been arrested and are in ;jai] A MB! Shut Down. AttENTowN. Pa., July 1 difficulty with the men caused a shut down today of tne rod milLat Iowa Barb Wire jnen want the, company to .place the -mill tbe AmalganiatoiEederationof .Iron Steel EBHff DEMOCRATS SELLOUT FOR1 DRINK GRUZ 8DM THE KING. The Lehlbadc Amendment Lost Through Absentees fl BITTER PflRTISflN DEBITE In Which. Sectionalism Runs Ram- pant, -THE PROGRESS OF THE BILL "WASHINGTON, July 1 .democratic members sold out their party, placed southern ballot boxes in tlie ef partisan .federal officers provided for "troops and federal marshals around allowed the republicans to go on .th the r iniquitous legislation to perpetuate their power far a drink who would not have sold out for a mint let their vptes go for a Santa Cruz .xum puntfh, embellished with a slice of pino apple and a piece of orpnge Eight democrats sat in the congressional .hotel bar, sipping this summer drink and were go pleased with it that they were not present to ate on the JJehlback amendment to tlie force bill Tho amendment, which came over from yesterday, was the one idmg for the femoral election Jaw bill in eiery countj of every state of the union It as an amend naent which, had it been adopted would e killed the bill Both sides bad been woiking to hate their men present The democrats were quite-confident of victory for there were some republicans who would not vote, and a few who i oted with the democrats Judge of tbe surprise of the democrats when announced the vote 132 to 118, the amendment having been ?bst bi six majority' Xhe democratic leaders w ere but when, afew moments _lator, the eight demo- cratic members from the congressional bar sauntered in whistling in chorus "Little Annie Itoonev the democratic lead ers were indignant and they bhoulU e been, will be the verdict of every democrat in America. That eight democrats should have neglected to vote in order to get a drink and thereby a1 low a force-bill to be passed, which they could have practically defeated by their-votes, simply outrageous But the worst feature of tho whole affair was that one of the absent deniDGrafevwas a. southerner, from, one of tbe guli states" This criminal neglect on the part of those democrats places the bill in a position where it is practically certain to DOSS tomorrow Reed has his pirates well 111 line now Onlj three them are with the demociats T icy aio Ewait of JSorth duehiia Lehlback of New Jersoj and Coleuian of Louisiana Thus the chances are tbat tbe bill will pass the house tomorrow by a maionty of probably eight The democrats succeeded in adopting one amendment tlusafteinoou however which is of some importance The bill provided for juries, all of one party to try cases of violations of the provisions of the bill w hile the amend ment adopted this afternoon prot ides that they shall be of both parties The debate today was heated all through Indeed it was exciting at times, and the gal lories w-eio packed Although tho speeches w ere only hve minute talks many of those made by the democrats w ore effective, while those of tlie republicans were bittei rank and partisan to the core All of them were attacks upon the south Alasoii of peihaps the bitterest Ke said he thought up to a short tune ago that a man who would steal a vote -would steal a horse He had changed his opinion however. He knew democrats who would not steal a horse, but he would trust none of them in the dark alley with a negro vote JUDGE CRISP S SPEECH Judge Cnsp came in ttoday in the speech of the debate Although ho only hid mm utes Ins sentences were effective, and well rounded while his argument was exceedingly strong He was applauded to the echo He charged that John I the iNew York supervisor was the moving spirit in drawing up the bill He then pioved en port to be a corruptionist of the worst tj pe and said Mr Lodge had fobbed him of the fame or infamy of being its author he said pointing to Reed, "you say you. want fair that you want pub- licl.tyT and yomasbert that this bill is to amend frhe existing laws so as to secure that Under the Existing laws you .have publicity Bat j Ou that The existing law enforces home rule Tbe existing law requires the supervis- ors to In e in the district where ho acts You remove what the present law prescribes You remove your supervisor from any part of the district that may suit your purposes It is not publicity you want, it is power said he, "this bill authorizes the judge to appoint the state returning boards, and stated that in his district the judge lives in Louisiana, and yet be appoints men to certify who are elected in "You protect that he said "He is responsible alone to the house of representa- tives Impeachment can alone reach him through the house Then, again, to illustrate, and show that your purpose is to remove" this question entirely from the people, you repeal the statute which was placed upon the statute books for the purpose of se- ctsrlng impartial jurors, and you do this upon a bill providing pains and penalties for political offenses O, shame, shame, where is thy blush You want an impartial and fair trial You -want an im- partial and fair board, and you create pains and penalties by this bill, repeal the law which provides for impartial juries to try them. Gentlemen say that it is an endeavor to mix politics the judiciary Ithasbeon for some years, but, significantly enough, you only seek to remove ifc when you are creat- ing political crimes It haa been well enough for ten years past for junes to try questions of contract, questaonaonvohnng life and liberty, but; -when, it comes to a trial for political offenses, you put m the power of the clerk of the court to draw a jury solely for tbe trial of crime. "What the meaning of Mr. Caruth, of Kentucky, made-the mosfc aggressive speech that has yet come from a democrat He said Speaker, to per- petuate you republicans in ppwer For the first time in a number of vears you have su- premacy in all of the departments of the gov- ernment, and yon-desire to maintain, it at .all hazards It is. a necessity to your political ex- istence, because a free ballot and a fair count the ppen outspoken sentiment of the Axneri catt people, means the repudiation of the re publican party, -said the return of the democ- racy to power You hold in this house, by a majority not made by the voiers-at tbe polls, hut made upon t1 is flool 1 ou have strength eiied i mjthe senate by a stealth that is next an importance to that by w bach you obtained the presidency onx e the stealth by which you took charge of Montana and now vou are proposing to place tins country under tho control of the federal judges whom on have appointed federal ofiicors that you have selected so as to extend your control And it has been done bj caucuses ag-unst the judg ment and against the conscience of member Wo been told that when we came here we were to ict for the good of the peo- ple that the motto of our actions w ould be "bound by no party's arbitrary sway we will follow right irhere it leads the way "Von, sir, told the Amer.can people that the house of representatiies has 'ceased to be a deliberate body and the consequence has been that the people e, with honor watohed the course of this majority, a majority w Inch has adopted as its motto of action Bound bv our party s arbitrary ay "We follow Reed wherever he leads the waj But Mr Speaker you bad to have some ex cuse for tins and you laid it upon the poor negro of the south It wao the negro thit jou wanted to Iie3p Why, recollect when he was freed wltit did you do for him9 He was shelterless and yen-did not shelter him He was naked and you did not clothe him He was a hungered and jou fed him not and when he recen ed the first fruit of his freedom when he attempted to e money in older to rear a roof the heads of his wife and children or to e tho money for a rainy daj you I roadman 3bank, stole the first fruits of his freedom You to him been a party of broken promises and unfulfilled prophecies No wonder that in tlie language of the bold independent and patriotic Euart of North Carolina they e departed from your ranks You w ere tbeir friend when it served j our purpose to be their friend but not longer why jou not returned to these peo] le the monev stolen of them bj tho Pieedman sbank? Why was it left to Cleveland ademocritic piesi- dent to recommend the refunding of that monej Tlie Proceedings in Detail T'ie house resumed consideration of the fedeiil olecbion bill tho pending amendment beiiia; that offered by Mr .Lchlbach of New providing tint the chief supervisor of election for each judicial district of tbe United btates shall take such action as is requisite to secure such supervision in etery congressional district as is bj the laws of the United States, Mr Hotmail of Indiana contended tbat there was no occasion lor the enactment of the proposed law eiy men ber wlio had spoken bid repudiated the bill as far as his individual district as concerned Mr Taylor, of Illinois, said that he wanted the lownn his district Mr Holrnan said tho gentleman was the only one of 330 members who made that ad- mission Who else of the 330 members wanted tins law 111 his district9 Mi Tivlor said tint he supported the bill beciiiso fro wanted it in his district He sup potted it because he wanted it for tho city he in part represented on tins tfom Chicago did need some of tins kind There never h id been an election held in Chicago where there had not been illegal voters and cheat iig it the polls While this law was needed in Chicago be did not behete it was needed in any other district in the state Illinois Mr Springer, of Illinois conte ided the Chicago election law had worked to the satis- faction of the people of the eitv without re- gaid to partj Ho the assertion made by Mr Houk of Tennessee that in re porting the contested e ection case vs tields 111 the forty fifth congress be (Mr Springer) bad taken the ery position occupied bv this hill Mr Hill of Illinois opposed the amend nent and satirically twitted the democrats for denouncing the bill and then rushing pell mell in support of a proposition which made the provisions of the measure compulsory, in- stead of voluntary Mr Stone of Missouri, made a coustitu tioual argument against the bill The men who thirty years ago, with rifles in tueir hands sought to destroy the autonomy of the nation, were no more guilty of high treason than were tho men who assembled under the marble arches and bulging dome of this capi tol were seeking and plotting to destrov tJie autonomy of states Mr Hemphill, of South Carolina said that if the bill wab so dead tbat the gentlemen w ere afraid to vote for its general application over tbe United States, whv were they such cow ards as to throw upon the of a par ticular district tho odium of the law9 Con gress should take tbe responsibility of the law and not place that responsibility in the hands of hfty or one hundred men in any one dis- trict Mr Pavne, of New York, said that demo- crats were proceeding upon the theory that because a plaster is a good thing on a sore spot, it should be extended over tbe whole body On a rising vote the amendment was re to 124 On a vote by tellers the amendment was 1 nays 138 Mr Hempbill, of South Carolina offered on amendment eliminating from the bill the pro- vision for United States boards of canvassers, and providing that from tbe returns of super- visors the chief supervisor .shall tabulate and forward to the speaker of the house, to be sub nutted by him to tbe house, the results as they appear therefrom in each congressional dis- trict under his jurisdiction in which this act has been, in force Mr Buckalew, of Pennsylvania, favored tne amendment as preserving system which, in substance, had always been in force, and under which, with a very few exceptions, had there been any complaint of the action of the state authorities Mr Bo well, of Illinois, opposed the amend- ment, and advocated the bill Mr Breckinridge, of Kentucky, said that the bill put it into the power of united States courts to substantially control tbe house of representatives He was not speakine as a democrat, but as a citizen looking into the future without any regard to the animosities of the past 16 gave to the circuit courts the power to appoint supervisors and boards of canvassers in. states where circuit judges did not reside This was not a bill (as the gentle- man from Massachusetts had said) to give pub- licity It was a bill to give secrecy and power to supervisors of election The gentlemen on the other side were willing to subordinate tbe certificates of their state officers They were willing to make this stab at the purity oielections, because the bill did not ap- Jy to their states They voted for this bill cause they would not have to operate under their states would not be subject to the fiorde of mercenaries that this bill would turn forth But the future was uncertain Exigencies of the future might put power into the hands otthe democratic party Mr McComas opposed the amendment. Mr Mills, of Texas, pointed oat dangers might arise from the application of the law. Suppose the house democratic by twenty-fivejnftioritiyatioTwas so shown by tho certificates of the vanous governors? Suppose tho supervisors certified twenty-flTe majority. the other way and the clofK at the hous6 acted upon this certificate, would be the result? The cenr tleman ought not to forgot that guff was the Anglo-Saxon race That race had al- ways been jealous of its rights and bold to assert them, they never counted the cosfc of doing so Mr Gates, of Alabama, declared the biH a hybnd measure, and not such as lias been -recommended by the president He the power jjiven to hundreds of rounders to have the elections placed Binder federal control so as to have themselves ap- pointed supervisors Mr Butterworth presented the conference report on the legislative, executive and judi- cial appropriation bill and tho house, on-kas motion, voted to adhere tc it s nonconcarrence in the senate amendments making clerics annual emploj es Mr Lodge offered an amendment viainc that as soon as the cernticatff of the board Jhas been ruftdo any person who was candidate may by motion before tho United, cuit court havmg jurisdiction in contest the crrrcctness of the certificates by the board ana demand an examination auoF ct mpilation of the returns The returning ameers shall produce before the circuit court-" all returns reports tickets and all on which it acted m advance in aw arding tlia certificates The circuit court shall thereuppa determine and certify the person eutitlcitct the certificate Also an amendment pro- viding that if there shall bean anpeal from the decision of the t mted State board of can- vassers to the circuit court the clerk of tho house of representatives shall place on the> rolls as representati e-elect the name person certified by said court as entitled to seat air Lodge proposed tbat amendments should be upon before the vote on M> Hempbill s amendment The democrats oljectod to this as and contrary to the understanding of what Me- Lodge had said yesterday The speaker rulci that it was clearlyju order to move to correct a bill at any time, and, Mr BuckaJew of Pennsjhama then attacked the as. clearly turning over; to tbe> judiciary the pow or of judging of the qualifi- cations of reprpsentatn es which, under tho constitution was vested in the house Itself Mr s amendments were adopted without dnision Mr HemplulPs amend- ment to strike out was then 1ST, nays 144 Messr-, J clilbacli of New YorJc, and Cueadle of Indi ma being the only publicans to vote with the democrats Mr Buckalew then moved to out sec- tion which changes the Ian so as to placo tbe election of jurors in the hands of clerks -of courts After another long debate Mr Buckalew'S amendment was 140, nays 134. Messrs Frank of Missouri Hanner, of Pezi- sylvama Lelilbach, and Lind, of -voted with tlie democrats in the Mr Tuckei of Virginia offered an amend- ment that w hen application for supervisionvisr made the chief suj isor shall Jay tbe appJU- caticn before tha circuit couit The court bball fix i da-> for the consideration of the matters set forth in the application giving afc least ten not cc If on the hearing, the court shall be of the oj mion that a fair ajad Tree registration will not be held, and t' there is a necessity for federal registration court shall gran c the application In passmg1 upon the application t e judge of the carctut court shall associate w ith him the judge of the district court and unless both judges coiicuir in granting the application it shall be-dis- missed, and no further proceedings shall taken Pending a vote, the house, at 5 o'clock, toolt a recess, until S-o'cloclft. Xdal_a to be Admitted. The hill admitting Idaho to the tmioa passed the senate ting afternoon, without revis- ion It has already passed the house "The president w ill sign both lihis and tne Wyonr-- ing bill at noon on the 4th of July The Idaho bill disfranchises.all Mormons members of any organization or church tbat permits woJjganiy It is drawn to make fchP- state republican The Wyoming bill recognizes ihe right women to ote and that, it is claimed, makes Wjoming solidly recublicon Theso two bills make four new republican senators, and will moke tho senate republican for many years to come VANCE REPUDIATES THE SUBTEKASURY KTLTf1 3enator Vance of North Carolina, the man. who introduced the tanners' Alliance sob- treasury bill in tbe senate has come out flat- footed lu a letter stating that he is against the bill The letter was written at the request of President Polk of the alliance He says while he is not opposed to the purposes of thff btll, he cannot support it as it is TifE NHWS OF HARDEBIAN'S WTTHDRAWAC. Tbe news that Colonel Hardeman has prac- tically decided to withdraw from the race tor governor was not recei-ved with muchsurpnsa here All the Georgians have been of the, opinion that he entered the race too latejto win and while many of the members have been glad to have seen him successful, thej are of the opinion that he was wise m withdrawing now E "W S. BOTH SJOES STUBBORN. Tlie legislative Appropriation Bill in a Bad Condition "WASHINGTON, July 1 greement was reported between the senate anim house conferees on the legislative, executu and judicial appropriation bill, the queaur? being as to tbe pay of senators' clerks and A committee clerks The senate nays insist upon its amendment Treduc ing the amount of annual compensation fr the session and personal cle-ks to u, stead of as in the original amendment A new conference was asked and a now set conferees Dawes, Plcuat_ and Cockerel! 3 The conference report 056 the district oi Columbia appropriation bill was disagreed: t o 21 nays 28 A conference was also ordered on the cultural appropriation bill The consideration, of tbe hill for tbe admission of Idaho as astato was resumed, and Mr Vance addressed the r senate in opposition to it He opposed it oa the following grounds The preliminary pro- t ceedings haubeen unauthorized byanylegtsla- tion, the population of the territory w as nofi sufficient to entitle it to one representative 4tt V the house Tbe constitution under whiciL it proposed to come into the union -was not m conformity with the constitution of the United States In that it prescribed and disfranchised men for their rebgious opinions and that the> apportionment of its legislative districts was so notoriously unfair and one-sided that it ought not to receive the sanction of fail-and honest men in the .senate At the close of Mr Vance's speech the> Idaho hill was passed without the yeas: and. nays A message from the house of representa- tives announcing that that body had resolved to adhere to its disagreement to the senate amendments to legislative appropriation bill having been prevented, Mr. Dawes said that the house having declined to confer further -with the .senate, the only alternativa left was either to let the hill fail or to from its amendments He moved that tha senate recede Tho motion gave nse to a long participated in by Messrs Plumb, Dawes, Dolph, Vest and Allison JTinally a vote was taken, and Toy yeas 19, nays 34, refused to recede from amendments The result of the vote is that unless tJsa. house reconsiders its action, in "adhering" ox unless the senate reconsiders its action in re- fusing to Jegistatiyja bill and a new sported and through, all the formalities connected wit kits consideration Dttioth, houses. to.reconsidfifc tharote the senate iras made by Mr Hiscoclc, and was entered. After executive session the senate adjourned. SPAPLR   

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