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Cincinnati Tribune (Newspaper) - January 20, 1893, Cincinnati, OhioA yol. I. No. 15.friday morning january 20, 1893.a free Silver Bill senator Teller introduces another such measure will test the Senate. A careful investigation at president elect Cleveland a suggestion shows sound Money is Safe. Ref the Tribune Bureau 511 fourteenth Street Washington d. C., Jan. 19 senators Wolcott and Teller Colorado each introduced Silver Bills in the Senate today. Or. Wolcott a Bill is in the nature an Anie dment to the pending measure relating to the repeal the Silver Purchase clause the Sherman act 1890. It proposes to allow the purchases Silver Bullion to continue at the rate a provided by the Sherman Law and All accumulated Silver Bullion and All subsequent purchases thereof is to be coined into Standard Silver dollars As rapidly As possible. Or. Tellers Bill is nothing More than an outright free Silver measure and is a copy the Stewart Bill which was passed by the Senate last session. He introduced it for the purpose comparing the records senators who Are disposed to change their votes. Senator Teller says the anti Silver republicans have abandoned the idea holding a caucus As they Are now convinced that they cannot Muster enough votes to repeal the existing Law. On the other hand it is claimed that the anti Silver men have a majority in the Senate at the present time. One the anti Silver senators who enjoys the Confidence the incoming administration has made an investigation which indicates that there will be a majority at least five in favor the suspension the present Law compelling the monthly Purchase 4,500,000 ounces Silver. This senator has been careful to be conservative in his estimates for the reason that his inquiry into the matter was at least suggested if not asked for by president elect Cleveland. There Are twelve democratic senators he finds who May be relied upon support what is known to be . Cleveland a Strong desire. These gentlemen Are senators Blodgett Brice Carlisle Cafferey Gorman Gibson Gray Hill Mcpherson Palmer Villas and White. While the Stewart Bill was under consideration in the Senate last year messes. Blodgett and Hill voted for the measure and with the free Silve rites. Or. Hill has however at the present session shown a change sentiment upon this question by introducing a Bill to repeal the Silver purchasing clause the present Sherman Law. He Oan therefore be counted upon to support the proposition. Or. Blodgett is also understood to be ready and willing to vote to suspend the purchases. Or. Cafferey the new senator from Louisiana has not yet had an Opportunity to state his views the matter but he has always hitherto in his state been a Friend honest Money. He will vote with messes. Mcpherson and Carlisle Silver matters. Of the republicans there Are thirteen who have been in the past and Are now so fat As known free Silver men who will be opposed to the proposed suspension the Silvei purchases unless they can get something included which will bring them nearer to a free Silver basis. These gentlemen Are senators Cameron Dubois Jones Nevada paddock Power Sanders Shoup Stanford Stewart Teller Wolcott Pettigrew and Squire. Of these . Paddock is the Only one. About whose course there is the least doubt. Circumstances May induce Hin to support the proposition although it is not very probable. According to this showing therefore there Are t Wenty seven democrats and thir tee i republicans who Are in favor free Silver and w to would oppose any proposition looking to the relinquishment in any Way the present position held by Silver. They would object seriously to the proposed suspension the purchases the White Metal. On the other hand there Arfe twelve democrats and thirty five republicans who Are the opinion that the purchases must Stop and that the accumulations Silver in the Treasury Are getting to be a menace to the financial stability the government. There Are two populist members the Senate who Are Silver men. The final vote Che proposition would therefore be according to this showing 47 for suspension and 42 against making a majority 5 in favor some such Resolution As that introduced and debated by senator Mcpherson. This result is obtained the supposition that the gentleman who May be chosen to succeed the late senator Kenna will hold the same views Silver As were entertained by him. This review the situation has occasion i considerable satisfaction among the for end honest Money and the efforts to secure so e settlement the question will be redoubled. It is feared however that it will be impossible to do anything with it at this session for the reason that the Silve rites have practically Given notice that they will filibuster against the proposition to prevent it from coming to a vote. Representative Bacon new York chairman the banking and currency committee the House returned to the City after several Days absence and at once took Steps toward securing from the committee rules the necessary special order for the consideration the Andrew Bill repealing the Sherman Silver Purchase Law. It is expected that a Day during the latter part this month will be set apart for the discussion the Bill. Sherman Brice and Taylor. The three Ohio statesmen introduce divers Bills and resolutions. The Tribune Bureau 511 fourteenth Street Washington. D. 0-, Jan. 19 i senator Sherman introduced a number petitions today from All sections Ohio. An exceedingly Large number them come from Racine and Canton urging the suspension immigration for the period one year. Memorials from the boards health Lynchburg Conneaut Perryville de Graff arcades Linwood Marion Mansfield Chagrin Falls and Clifton urging the passage a National quarantine Bill and the suspension immigration were also introduced. A petition from Windham favor eng anti option and one from West Salem opposing sunday opening the fair were presented. Senator Brice Laid before the Senate a Large number petitions from boards health referring to pending quarantine Bills a memorial from the Board Trade Dayton favouring the repeal the Silver Bullion purchasing Law also two petitions signed by Alfred Cavilear Springfield and w. P. Anderson Cincinnati urging legislation for the establishment a Road department similar to the agricultural de eastment for the purpose promoting knowledge in the Art constructing and maintaining roads Etc. Senator Sherman today introduced a proposed amendment to the sundry civil Bill providing an appropriation $25,000 for the Purchase by the Secretary the Interior for the use the general land office the original record entries consisting three Folio volumes and original record surveys the lands within the Virginia military districts Kentucky and Ohio also a numerical Index Book these records a record Book military warrants and maps plates Etc., issued by Virginia to her soldiers in the revolutionary War. Representative j. D. Taylor today introduced a Bill providing that a pension $85 per month be granted to Hannah e. Wilson widow Eli g. Wilson late company a thirty sixth V. in lieu the pension she now receives also a Bill granting a pension $25 per month to Sarah Weedon widow j. H. Weedon sergeant company i fourth u. S. I., during the mexican War. Senator Teller Colorado today Intro diced a Bill to refer to the court private land claims the claim William Mcgar Rahan. The Bill is so framed As to omit cure those parts the old Bill upon which the president based Bis veto. Examining Wool samples. The advice judge Lawrence Bellefontaine 0., was Pound necessary. The Tribune Bureau 511 fourteenth Street it Washington d. Jan. 19. Judge Lawrence belief Taine president the Ohio Wool growers association John Mcdonald and Edward a. Greene Philadelphia had a Long conference with assistant Secretary the Treasury Spaulding in reference to the approval samples Wool selected by the Wool commission. It appears that under Tariff. Laws enacted prior to the Mckinley Bill sixty samples Wool were selected by a Boston broker such samples being placed in the various custom houses As standards for the guidance the appraisers in assessing duties upon imported wools. The samples it is alleged by the american Wool Man favored the importer. When Tira Mckinley Bill was under consideration judge Lawrence secured the insertion a clause providing for the appointment a commission to select a new set samples As standards. The commission consisted Edward a. Greene Philadelphia John i. Rich Michigan and messes. Houston and Manger new York. The Wool commission has gathered together 300 samples european and Asiatic wools. Judge Lawrence and . John Mcdowell being thoroughly posted upon the american Wool Industry were requested to examine the samples gathered by the commission. Judge Lawrence said tonight that in the main the samples selected by the Wool commission would prove satisfactory to the Wool men but there was some difference opinion regarding the samples the so called chinese Wool. There will be further conferences Between the Wool men and the Treasury officials upon the subject the Wool standards and judge Lawrence says that the slight differences opinion will doubtless soon be settled to the satisfaction All concerned. A Ohio a Baid judge Lawrence a with the exception Texas produces More Wool than any other state in the the Wool produced in Ohio however is a finer Quality and commands a higher Price in the open Market than that from Texas. There Are 10,000 men in Ohio directly interested in Wool growing and every question pertaining thereto is vital importance to them. A a i i. In spite Washburn. The Senate wrangles Over the anti option Bill and finally adjourns. A Washington Jan. 19.�?in spite the threat made a few Days ago by senator Washburn that he intended to Force a vote the anti option Bill today an adjourn it ment was reached at 6 clock and the Bill was still pending. Senator Stewart obtained the floor to discuss anti option but he talked for two hours his favorite topic free Silver. Later in the afternoon senator Vilas who has come to the front As one the most aggressive opponents the Bill offered certain amendments to the substitute senator George Mississippi which brought an extended argument and drove Many the senators away from the Capitol. There were a number senatorial receptions in Progress this afternoon a he some the senators found a sipping team with their families and their friends More attractive than listening to uninteresting discussions a subject that has been worn threadbare. The result was the Senate adjourned without a vote Bing reached. The prediction made last night that a vote will hardly be reached before tuesday next week is Apt to be verified. Senator White Louisiana who has led the fight against the passage the Washburn Bill today Laid before the Senate a memorial signed by the Secretary the convention National boards Trade now in session Here. It is the opinion the convention boards Trade representing Over fifty boards in every Section the country that the business interests the country demand the defeat the ant option Bill. The Senate galleries today were crowded with business men representing All sections the country who gave close attention to the debate the anti option measure. To cheapen Money orders. A Bill is introduced in the Honse with that end in View. The Tribune Bureau 511 fourteenth Street Washington. 1. A. Jan. 19. A Bill was introduced in the House today providing for the reduction the fee Domestic Money orders. It provides that the postmaster general be authorized to permit postmasters at any office he May designate to Issue Money orders for sums not exceeding five dollars without corresponding advices an engraved form to be known As a a postal three cents is the fee to be charged for these notes and they Are payable at any Money order office without designating any person As Payee. The schedule fees to be charged for Money orders under the proposed new Bill is As follows $5 and not exceeding $10, 8 cents $10 and not exceeding $20, 10 cents $20 and not exceeding $30, 12 cents $30 and not exceeding $40, 15 cents $40 and not exceeding $50, 18 cents$50 and not exceeding $60, 20 cents $60 and not exceeding $75, 25 cents $75 and not exceeding $100, 30 cents. No single order exceeding $100 shall be issued. The worlds fair coins. Representative Ketcham wants the government to sue for them if the fair is open sunday. The Tribune Bureau 511 fourteenth Street Washington d. C., Jan. 19. Representative Ketcham new York today introduced a joint Resolution providing for the recovery the value the souvenir coins issued to the columbian exhibition managers should they violate the Law by opening the fair sunday. The managers Are now seeking in various ways to evade the sunday closing proviso. The Resolution provides that the question be referred to the attorney general to ascertain the facts and if he be the opinion that the worlds columbian exhibition at any time is not in Good Faith carrying out said condition and keeping the exposition closed sunday then it shall be his duty in the name the United states to sue for and recover Back from the exhibition company the nominal value al.1 such half Dollar coins paid to said corporation and cover the same into the Treasury. Continues to improve. Or. Blaine passes another Good Day and is unquestionably better. Washington Jan. 19.�?mr. Blaine tonight is better than he has been for several Days a fact which is reflected in the cheerfulness exhibited by the family today when receiving the few callers which were admitted to the mansion. Dri Johnson left the House at 9 clock and expressed himself As More than satisfied with the condition the patient. He anticipates to relapse at present and said that . Blaine passed a comparatively comfortable Day. Ohioans at the capital. Washington Jan. 19.�? the following ohioans Are registered Here today w. 8. Cooker. Cincinnati O. Burgess Cleveland mrs. E. Smith Beloit and a. the cow Catcher right in the Teeth a howling Jersey is being thawed out. A coloured tramp tells his awful experience while stealing a ride from new York monday night. Philadelphia Jan. 19.�?in the Teeth the Arctic gales with the temperature at Zero William Hill a nomadic negro whose Home is in new York Rode the Pilot a Pennsylvania Railroad engine from Elizabeth n. J., just this Side new York to this City. It was the engine a fast express cutting into the intense cold monday night that Hill took and How he managed to live through his awful experience is puzzling the Pennsylvania Hospital surgeons where he is being thawed out. As it is his nose ears hands and feet Are terribly Frostbitten and the surgeons Are putting Forth their Best efforts to save them and Hill who is As Black As Coal with Teeth As White As show Lay a cot tonight with his ears and forehead swathed in bandages and told the Story his wild ride. He said he jumped the engine at Elizabeth while it was rapidly moving. A i was a it a Job and busted a said he a and wanted to get to Chester to get work at molding. I jumped de cow Catcher and braced my meet in the bars de cow Catcher and wrapped my arms around de Flagstaff and let her go. I had my whole outfit two under Coats three shirts two under shirts one pair overalls two pair trousers two pair drawers and a Vest. Say in be use to Riding cow catchers and trucks and in so done a Heap free Riding Bux i done to want no Moah spress train cow catchers through a Jersey blizzard no 6iree Why de wind went clean through me and blew me up agin de Pilot so tight Dat i her fell off if id wanted to. As we Bhot across de level stretch to other Side Trenton if my Mouth Hadnot been froze slut de wind would Blower All my Teeth out. When we got to Trenton my face was As smooth As if id had a clean shave. I e wind had froze my whiskers stiff and Den Cut Mem off As clean As a queer discovery. Mrs. Dickson finds out that she was married to a hebrew. Pittsburg Jan. 19.�?mrs. John Dickson mrs. Abraham Tsu Riski has been married to a Man for Twenty four years without knowing he was a hebrew. She applied at the office superintendent police Mara for information concerning the Man. She said she is a native Shields Durham county England and was married to John Dickson in st. Michael a Chapel nearly Twenty five years ago. Her husband was a Sailor and put into port there a voyage. Shortly after marriage he bade her Goodby to follow his calling. He made frequent trips Home and some years ago came to America. The glowing Lette Phe wrote Home induced her to come to this country with her six children. Dickson met them at the depot and took them to a boarding House in the hebrew quarters. The wife asked her husband Why he associated with russian jews. He made some trifling excuse. Several Days later she found out that her husbands name was Abraham Puriski and that he was a hebrew. When her husband came Home she asked him Abs it it. He admitted the statement was True. The wife was so mad that she left him. Afterwards she repented and the two again lived together. The woman induced her husband to give up pack peddling which he followed unknown to her. Last june he left Charlerie where they moved to come to Pittsburg to buy goods for his store. The woman has not seen him hermits will. Twenty six contestants for the savings Thomas Harris. Port Huron mich., Jan. 19.�?no less than Twenty six contestants appeared in the probate court today when the will Thomas Harris a famous Hermit this county was presented for probate. The Story the hermits life reads like a Romance. In 1848 he came to America with three Brothers and bought a great farm in this county. Disappointed love made him a celibate and a weird influence he had Over his Brothers prevented them from marrying. They lived together in an old House and amassed Money rapidly. Thomas survived the others and when he was found dead in a Wagon Box three years ago his estate was Worth $300,000. The neighbors did not disturb the place for a year when James Harris a Cousin came to claim the property. Then an administrator was appointed and Long search in the House revealed a faded and torn piece paper which bequeathed All the property to the Cousin. Distant relatives however claim this will is not authentic and today began to contest it. Duck Hunters in trouble. One is Frozen to death and another was nearly so when discovered. Richmond va., Jan. 19.�?jolin w. Taylor and Henry Berry two Young men residing near Margatha in Accomac county went Duck Hunting the Seaside last saturday. Derry soon returned Home leaving Taylor the ice in Margatha Bay. As Taylor did not return Home saturday night his friends went in search him. They found his lifeless body in the Snow. He bad started Home and in crossing a Stream had broken through the ice where the water was about Waist deep. He extricated himself from the water and walked about 100 Yards when he fell and froze to death. Obed Smith residing near Accomac court House went Duck Hunting saturday atom Kin Bay the Seaside. As he failed to return saturday night his wife aroused her neighbors and sent them in search him. They found him lying almost Frozen to death at Ponds est Flats. They wrapped him up took him him to the nearest House and succeeded in bringing him Back to life. If his rescuers had been an hour later he would have perished in the the White veil. Mrs. Hayward this City and a st. Louis girl were the suppliants. St. Louis Jan. 19.�?at 2 clock this afternoon two novices were received at the st. Dechantal Academy the visitation no. 4012 Washington Avenue. They were miss Laura Burke this City who graduated at st. Josephus Convent in Carondelet in june last and mrs. Hayward Cincin Matij mrs. Hayward being a Well known vocalist and elocution st in that City. The two suppliants were Quot Given the habit this afternoon and in a years time will be permitted to take the vows and assume the veil if they so select. Archbishop elder Cincinnati who is particularly interested in mrs. Hayward came All the Way from Cincinnati to officiate at the generous Boarder. Millionaire Spaulding distributes $40,000 to the employees his hotel. Boston Jan. 19.�?All Boston is today talking about the generosity a Well known citizen . John Spaulding the millionaire sugar refiner but that gentleman is unhappy because his generosity has been made Public. Or. Spaulding is a Bachelor who spends Hie Winters at the United states Otei in this City. He is about fifty eight 4 years old and was born in Chicopee. He worked in the old Bullen grocery in that Village until he was a Young Man when he set out for Boston being so poor he went almost barefooted. He dropped into the old grocery Nash amp co., a and applied for a Job but none was opened. Then he offered to work for nothing for six months As a Sample and . Nash seeing jigs earnestness finally gave him an Opportunity he did to Well that in a few years the sign read Nash Spaulding amp co. From the grocery business he wept into the sugar try de in which he amassed his great Fortune. Or. Spaulding decided to make a Nice Christmas present to some the worn Ell employed in the United states hotel and through the housekeeper he distributed preferred Revere sugar r refinery Stock representing $5,000 to each the following persons miss Bates who tends the Telephone miss Potter who takes tickets at the dining room miss Mellea the Telegraph girl miss Neil the assistant housekeeper miss Jones and miss Collins the girls miss Jones the super int bathroom office and one other could not be ascertained. The amounted to $40,000/ the f just leaked out to the Dis Eom Spaulding who does not enjoy for better r0a laundry Dent the Hose name total gifts has Only re . In licit. A comprehensive Bill the Sut not introduced in the Indiana legislature. Indianapolis Jan. 19.�?a Large number minor Road Laws have been introduced in the Indiana legislature but the first comprehensive measure came today from representative Dailey the Road committee the House. The Bill abolishes Road supervisors and puts the township trustee with an advisory Board composed justices the peace in charge Road building. It provides for a tax not less than ten cents the $100 and not fore than Twenty five cents for roads half which is to be used in permanent improvements. It also provides for a vehicle tax and turns various fines for misdemeanours into the Road fund. It provides that the Cost building roads shall be assessed one half against property within a two mile limit a and one half against the whole county. Representative Hench introduced the comp Loyest liability Bill which failed two years and. This makes an employer responsible for accidents to employees through the carelessness other employees. This Bill formed the basis for the celebrated Blue Book published by organized Railroad employees which Cut such a figure in the last Campaign Hurt governor Chase and killed several aspirants for the legislature both houses adopted resolutions favouring the opening the worlds fair sunday and asking Congress to repeal the sunday closing Edison Trust. Anent its Victory at Chicago in the minoan descent lamp Case. Chicago Jan. 19.�?the aggressive measures adopted by the Edison company to do Etroy Competition in the manufacture incandescent lamps has caused general alarm throughout the City among the Cor sulmers who expect to by a a pinched by the Trust 1 Edison company does about two the the incandescent lighting and is fur 99,000 in the City besides a num manufacturing firms. Samuel Insull president the Chi Edison company denies emphatically the company will oppress Consumers clip a Loci mers. He mentioned the chamber Commerce its an example. Opposition Cote Ipa Nies 8tate-that their patrons will Besu j As usual. The acting manager the Enghouse says he does n0� care wha Edison company does that his company has a new lamp its own about ready for the Market which is Superior to the Edison and no infringement. He says they Are Independent the Edison company anyway. A novel suit. States the Ccu Sipany certainly expects to col its royalties from Independent Consu Lect an action to recover compensation for political services rendered. Rome ga., Jan. 19.�?a queer suit was filed in the City court today one probably without a parallel. It is against r. G. Hackney and is for $200. Plaintiff is a negro Standford Turner by name and he alleges . Hackney owes him the amount. The Case is queer in that it arises out the recent county election in which . Hackney was a candidate for sheriff. Turner alleges . Hackney employed him to work for him in the race. He accepted and claims he left his work his farm and Laboured fifty three Days at $ 1 a Day. In addition he charges other expenses which All amount to the above stated sum. Or. Hackney denies 6uch a transaction and says Turner worked for Bis opponent. The Case will be an interesting one and will attract a great Deal attention. Great men will speak. A banquet to be Given tonight at Chicago by the Hamilton club. Chicago Jan. 19.�?the banquet the Hamilton club tomorrow night promises to be one the Best affairs the republicans have attempted in that line for some time. Theodore Jroosevelt civil service commissioner will speak a americanism and immigration first assistant postmaster general Henry Clay Evans Tennessee will respond to the Toast a your future in the South sex attorney general George Hunt Illinois will Lell a your future in Illinois . Emil g. Hirsch Chicago will speak a municipal Reform a and Edgar a. Bancroft Chicago a political Albert Shaw editor the review reviews is expected to speak As is also general Russell a. Alger Michigan. They will freeze. Gas has failed Coal has Given out and what will they do now upper Sandusky o., Jan. 19.�?with the almost Complete failure the Supply Here comes the announcement from the Coal dealers that they can to fill orders Are entirely out and have almost 300 orders hand to fill. They have been out since saturday and All efforts to get an additional Supply have proved fruitless. As a last resort in behalf Many sufferers mayor in Gard this evening appealed to the officials at Pittsburg the Pennsylvania railway company for the loan a few cars Coal. As the roads Supply is Short it is doubtful if the request will be makers unite. Three Ohio concerns merge themselves into one with an immense capital. Middletown Jan. 19.�?a Syndicate is being formed Here that will merge the Gardner paper company the Tytus paper company and the Ohio bag company into the Tytus Gardner paper company with a paid up capital $1,000,000. It will be one the largest companies in the state owning the largest Mills in the state and have a daily output surpassing any company in the Union. The new company will be incorporated and commence operations about March 1.a new trial. It is granted to Coughlin one the alleged murderers . Cronin. Joliet iii., Jan. 19.�?at last after a delay which grew from weeks to months and months to years the supreme court has reversed the decision whereby Daniel Coughlin is serving a life sentence for the murder . Cronin. This will give Coughlin a new trial. All the other prisoners convicted Are dead and Coughlin alone profits by the decision which but for delay would have applied to the dead men As Well. Coughlin was a policeman and it is alleged directed the detailed work the in this City two orphan girls searched for for years. Anna Kuhn a patience. It is rewarded by a visit from her two cousins for whose welfare she had planned since childhood. There was a scene in the parlor the Burnet House last night that Savoured Romance. Miss Anna Kuhns new York City met for the first time two her cousins two Young ladies for whom she had searched throughout the length and breadth the land. When Anna was a child some fifteen years ago Philip Kuhns her Uncle who lived in Cincinnati frequently visited his new York relatives and when he died ten years ago the news that two his daughters had been left destitute and alone reached her with an effect different from that with which it was read by others the family before she was Able to travel alone she quietly fostered a determination to Rescue Here cousins from the distressing poverty to which she imagined they must have sunk. Time Only strengthened her purpose and three years ago she was table to Start in Pursuit her childhood a vision. She hit upon a plan to most extensively prosecute the search. A wealthy woman fond travel was prevailed upon to allow miss Kuhns to accompany her her peregrinations. They visited san Francisco Denver and other Large cities the West Andary just now returning. From a two years sojourn. Mrs. Margaret Vilas is miss Kuhn a Patron and the first thing the latter did arriving was to consult the police regarding the whereabouts her cousins. Instead Drifting about As miss Kuhns conjectured they had remained in Cincinnati and hearing her Mission called upon her. In the past two years mrs. Vilas and miss Kuhns have visited All the great cities the United states and spent some time in Continental Europe. They will proceed from Here to new Orleans taking their departure this morning. Miss Kuhns says that she will return to her Home in new York in the Spring and make arrangements for her cousins future residence in that relations. The hawaiian government would like to be More intimate with Uncle Sam. San Francisco Jan. 19.�?the Steamer Mariposa which arrived from the hawaiian islands this morning brings the information that the legislature has decided that a Royal commission consisting five persons be appointed by the Cabinet and approved by the Queen to visit the United states and obtain from the Powers at Washington terms upon which closer commercial relations can be established Between the two countries. On january 4 a Resolution was introduced declaring a want Confidence in the hawaiian Cabinet but was lost by a vote 19 to epidemic threatened. Diphtheria is gaining a foothold at Chicago and there is much alarm., Chicago Jan. 19.�?an epidemic diphtheria threatens the City. The health authorities up to a few Days ago deluded themselves with the idea that the spread the disease had been effectually prevented. Owing to the unusually severe weather and the diligent efforts the health authorities however the disease has made its appearance later than usual. Since january 1 the number eases reported daily have been growing larger and at present there Are 150 cases in the City. It has spread from tenement houses into the better portions the City and suburbs but is not As fatal As in former years. A a. Elkins for senator. He is nominated by West Virginia republicans legislative business. Charlestown w. Va., Jan. 19�?the Republican caucus tonight nominated Stephen b. Elkins for the Long term and judge Edwin Maxwell for the Short term in the United states Senate. A Resolution was introduced in the Senate today requesting West Virginia representatives and instructing senators in Congress to advocate an amendment to the Constitution providing for the election senators by a direct vote the people. A Bill was introduced in the House to abolish capital punishment and one in the Senate providing that All executions capital punishment take place at the Penitentiary. His friends Are Happy. Kvet it 19. The appointment private Secretary Hal Ford received with Delight. The Tribune Bureau 511 fourteenth Street 0 Washington d. C., Jan. 19 the appointment private Secretary Halford to the vacancy among the army paymasters is received with general satisfaction. He has been a most faithful officer and has sacrificed his personal interests to the president and to the Public services Public men both parties appreciate the unvarying Courtesy and attention which they have received at his hands and they look upon the appointment As one richly earned and Well bestowed. Unquestionably he will make a first class officer. I a a a Young after a Job. A a the sex congressman from Memphis wants the Indian commissioner ship. The Tribune Bureau 511 fourteenth Street Washington. D. C., Jan. 19 sex congressman Casey Young Memphis passed through Washington yesterday his Way to new York. Or. Young it �3 understood has been called to new York by . Cleveland. A close Friend . Young said tonight that the sex congressman was to be made commissioner Indian affairs under the incoming administration. During . Youngs term in Congress he served a3 chairman the House committee Indian Indian affairs and is thoroughly familiar wite the Indian question. His appointment to the Indian commissioner ship is confidently expected by his friends. The railroads Defeated. Pooling contracts denied them and new restrictions ordered. Washington Jan. 19.�?the House today showed its temper toward the railroads by refusing to Amend the interstate Commerce Law so As to allow pooling contracts to be entered into by railroads. In addition to this it agreed upon an amendment which compels railroads to accept and haul Over their lines to the Point delivery cars trains from other roads and the rate to be charged therefor shall not exceed what would be charged for similar service to other parties. In other words railroads having exclusive control certain territory will be compelled to haul the cars and trains for other lines. The women talked. They discus3 the worlds fair and sunday from a Liberty conscience View. Washington Jan. 19.�?the concluding sessions the woman suffrage association began this morning and closed tonight. A hot discussion took place at the morning session As to whether Congress had any right to legislate the worlds fair Sun Day opening. This Resolution which provoked the debate read As follows whereas the Constitution the United states promises non interference with the religious Liberty the people and whereas Congress is now threatening to abridge the Liberty All in response to ecclesiastical dictation from a portion the people. Resolved. That this association enters a protest against any material attempt to contest the innocent inclinations the people either the jewish Sabbath the Christian sunday and Quot Quot this we do quite irrespective individual opinions As to the Sanctity sunday. Resolved that we especially protest against this present attempt to Force All the people to follow the religious dictates a part the people As establishing a precedent for the Entrance a most dangerous complicity Between Church and state thereby subtly undermining the foundation Liberty so carefully Laid by the Wisdom our fathers. Nearly every prominent member the association took part in the debate but the convention took a recess without taking any action upon it nor was it adopted at the afternoon session when the discussion was hotly renewed. At the evening session the following programme wa3 carried out. An address a women in Industry a . Carroll d. Wright District Columbia a the present political status women a Harriett May Mills new York a the America undiscovered by Columbus a Rev. Anna Howard Shaw Pennsylvania. The officers elected for the ensuing year were president Susan b. Anthony. Vice president at Large Rev. Anna h. Shaw corresponding Secretary Rachael Foster Avery. Recording Secretary Alice Slone Black Well. Auditors a Ellen r. Dietrick and May Wright Sewell. The Scales is truce. Senator Hawley was presented a Floral pair which amused the Senate. Washington Jan. 19.�?some the admirers senator Hawley sent him today an enormous Floral tribute which when placed upon his desk in the Senate dwarfed everything else within forty Yards. It represented the Scales Justice was fully four feet tall contained As Many colors As the Rainbow and a Box toy paints combined and was rendered All the More conspicuous by the National Flag which rested against the handsome roses forming the Central Shaft. The plates the Cales resembled huge custard pie3, while a Liberal sprinkling wheat blossoms upon them carried the resemblance still further by suggesting the snowy but indigestible Coconut. When senator Hawley entered the Senate chamber and caught sight the monstrous Monument he shied off into the cloakroom and in a few minutes afterwards a couple pages bore the tribute into obscurity. A horizontal Eilly in the Cabinet. The Ohio society Chicago offers its congratulations to judge Grosscup. Chicago Jan. 19.�?the Bench the bar the medical profession the clerical All came together tonight to grasp the hand the distinguished Jurist judge Grosscup at the grand Pacific and offer him congratulations upon the recognition his ability and integrity shown in his Elevation to his new position. The event was initiated by the Ohio society Chicago. The occasion presented too favourable an Opportunity to the members the association to allow it to go unnoticed for judge Grosscup is a son the Buckeye state. From 7 until 11 clock the Stream visitors flowed incessantly through the Parlours and corridors the hotel. Entering the East parlor the visitors were received by mrs. Judge Grosscup assisted by mrs. John Barton Payne and mrs. Judge Thoman. Passing Down to the other end the room they Shook the hand the guest Honor. The invitation card will be retained by Many As a souvenir the night for its design entitles it to preservation. At the top is the coat arms Ohio embossed in Gold and beneath the inscription a imperium in the whole is encircled with the words. A Ohio society Chicago a appropriately printed in letters in a servant. A series criminal happenings traced to r female Domestic the family. Evansville ind., Jan. 19.�?james i. Walker one the leading lawyers the 8tate, and his family live with mrs. Walkers Mother mr9. Mary Babcock at no. 800 upper water Street. Last summer an ineffectual attempt was made to Poison every member the household. They were All stricken the same Day and were ill for some time. A Little later a fire occurred in the House which was extinguished without much damage. Several time3 afterwards blazes were opportunely discovered about the premises. On tuesday afternoon the Babcock stables and several adjoining buildings were burned. Wednesday morning flames again broke out in the House but were suppressed before they had gained great headway. This is the last link in a Chain circumstantial evidence that has wound itself about a coloured female servant employed by the family. She was summarily dismissed this morning. The insurance agents have put several detectives the Case. A bookkeeper flees. Guy Roberts is charged with embezzling $200 from his employer. Springfield o., Jan. 19.�?a sensation has been sprung Here by the disappearance bookkeeper Guy Roberts the Cleveland beef company. Roberts with his wife disappeared saturday evening and the filing a writ attachment this afternoon in a Squire. Clingerman a office by the Chicago surety company which is his Bond brought his alleged embezzlement before the Public. Roberts is charged with embezzling $200 the company Money. Senator Mills quoted As saying that Morrison will be appointed. The Tribune Bureau 511 fourteenth Street v Washington. D. C., Jan. 19. Senator Mills Texas is quoted today by democrats As having heard from Cleveland to the effect that William r. Morrison Illinois is slated for a place in the Cabinet. Or. Morrison is now a member the interstate Commerce commission. No new ships can be built. Washington Jan. 19.�?the House committee naval affairs �3 not disposed to increase the appropriations for continuing the work the new Navy. They Are willing to provide for the work already in hand but they do not look with favor upon the proposition to make provisions for the construction any new ships during the next season. It is said that in order to keep the appropriation Down As Low As possible and because . Cleveland thinks no new ships should be provided until after the new administration has promulgated a policy for the Navy the appropriations will be limited to provisions for the vessels already authorized. _ order to Union veterans. Washington Jan. 19�?general s. S. Yoder commander in chief the Union Veteran Union today issued a general order expressing the profound sorrow and regret at the announcement the death their esteemed and worthy Comrade Rutherford b. Hayes. The order recites at considerable length the great services rendered by the deceased to the country in her hour peril. It orders that each department Headquarters and precinct command Union Veteran Union place a becoming evidence mourning in their respective Hall for thirty Days. It is further ordered that each command take such Steps As they May deem appropriate to hold an Early Date memorial services expressive esteem and love their late Comrade. Honors to a socialist s ideas what would happen should socialism gain Power Panama Case Progress. 1 counsel for the defense addresses the court in Brilliant oratory events general interest from Europe. Paris Jan. 19.�?the socialists continue to make the Panama scandal a basis Foi revolutionary agitation. Citizen Guelde says in an interview today that the Panama developments Are advancing the hour a socialist Triumph. A the revelations a he declares a bad As they Are have told our party nothing new. It has Long been known that opportunist circles were tainted and falling to pieces through decomposition. The Panama affair is a great scandal but All great Banks and Industrial enterprises Are in much the same condition Only the turpitude is hidden More deeply. The Panama exposures will help to enlighten the country. Small agriculturalists their eyes open to the dishonesty their deputies will recognize that it is Only our party that can Promise something appreciable while asking nothing in return. A in one sense the occasion has Home with inconvenient suddenness. The Pear Hai ripened too quickly and events find u9 in rather an unprepared condition. The socialist ranks Are not fully equipped for the coming elections. If we had a personal policy sufficient for the present hours if we had Money like the opportunists and reactions tsp we would be certain to secure a majority the next chamber deputies. Unfortunately we can contest Only part the electoral districts but despite All disadvantages we shall return forty to sixty members from the Rural districts and retain our hold the towns thus making a respectable minority through which with perfected organization we can attain Victory within four years along the whole line we Are rather disquieted for fear the Panama developments May assist the reaction st coalition and that the Rural districts knowing us imperfectly May at this time be Likely to give their Suffrages to syndicates Hostil to the Republic. Yet we Are certain to hav Complete Success in 1897. A once attaining Power we shall Endeavor to bring about a political and economic expropriation the capitalistic class substituting socialist methods production. A shall Lay our hands in the a am the stat the great railway companies the great industries and the warehouses. Lender the social revolution thus realized the worker railways and in factories and stores shall work state account. Salaries will immediately be raised and the hours Laboi lessened. Quot we will Deal similarly with great landed properties. We will seize allot them. The Farmers will work account the state and the rent farms will be diminished by one half. The present proprietors will be used Only As Means to collect revenues in behalf the state. These changes will not touch Small agriculturalists cultivating their own the Panama canal trial. Maitre Barbour addressed the court in the defense at the Panama canal trial today. He said a a gentlemen i am too impatient to Deal with the accusations against my clients to take up your time by an exordium but one thing is necessary in order to place facts in their True Light and to Clear away the exaggerations with which they were obscured before the speech the advocate general the Republic. You Are already acquainted with All the facts including the incoherence ministerial deliberation which have brought us into the position in which we find ourselves. We have the work a political party and will Complete the ruin the bondholders but the party is As in diff rent to their interests As to the cause truth and Justice. A How can the advocate general Ventura to consider the loss Money a National danger what would lie say if we contrast it with the scandals the last two months which have stricken a blow not Only at the National Honor and prestige but have injured its finances and credit. My clients Are reproached with not having invested their personal fortunes. The answer to this is easy. The entire Fortune Charles de Lesseps is not More than 375,000 francs and As for Ferdinand de Lesseps the Panama affair has resulted to him in a loss 3$2,000 francs. A it is asserted the Panama Enterprise �3 chimerical but so were the crusades so was Bonaparte a Campaign in Egypt All chimerical All great enterprises which if they had not succeeded would have still been stigmatized As chimerical. A when a great people does not know How to sacrifice its Gold and its blood it must resign itself to a state inactivity and inertia resembling that an who Chews the cud with his head close to the loud applause followed this outburst oratory and after the president had called the court to order by saying a gentlemen you Are in court and must Content yourself with 6ilent admiration a . Barbour resumed his speech and passed in review the life the Man who so lately was called the a great he alluded to the determined opposition Ferdinand de Lesseps had experienced at the hands lord Palmerston and George Stephenson the Engineer. Barbour continuing said a the grandeur the inauguration ceremony the Suez canal when All the fleets Europe were represented caused Ferdinand de Lesseps and the whole world to forget the attacks and calumnies with which his great work had been assailed but now the Palmerston and Stephenson attacks and calumnies have been repeated and the old age Ferdinand de lessep9, like that Christopher Columbus has been steeped in maitre Barbour then dealt with the charges against the Panama directors who had been accused spending Large sums Money in advertising and asked a did not All companies do the same if expense were Legal at All is there a Legal limit at which the excess could be said to commence a a great amount pity has been wasted upon the loss caused by the Panama failure to the Public savings. Now the average amount annually saved in France varied from 1,500,000,000 to two Milliard the one Milliard taken by the Panama canal irom the French savings extended Over eight years. The staff expenses have been judged to be excessive but it must be remembered that the staff being decreased by fever it was necessary to pay an exorbitant Price for its services and the sincere statements made relative to the opening Tho canal and the piercing the Suez canal showed a sensible acceleration in the work during the past few years the m. Barbour ended by saying a in what More than the Panama affair has the Justice the italian proverb been shown a he who has taken nine sets out ten to be completed is not yet half Way through a the court Rose at 5 15 and maitre Barbour will continue his speech in the defense tuesday. Deputy Gaillard heard. Deputy Gaillard Cluse was hear amp today at his own request by the parliament Ary committee inquiry into the Panan scandal. He stated that his wife who is an artist,.exhibited two pictures at the Salon 1888, which were bought by Arton for 1,000 francs and he did not understand How her name appeared in Arton a note Book with the figure 6 attached to it the commission again examined rate i the Porter the Panama canal

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