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Hutchinson News (Newspaper) - June 17, 1890, Hutchinson, Kansas WHAT Shall We Do to He Saved HUTCHINSON NE Opinions of One Hundred Leading Kansas Lawyers on Needed Temperance READ TUESDAY JUNE PLAYING A News Correspondent in the Committee flow Pension Papers Are Sifted and the Worthy Selected From tho the Wllnon Bill and Itii of lag the Home by a What anil Plumb said while other Buch widows are bending over the wash tub and chopping and splitting wood tot a and he produced the letter of Indiana soldiers widow who ia now supporting her children by such nOtiTffiK OK ACONOllBBSMASS The daily routine of a congressmans life and especially when holding the chairmanship of an Important ia unenviable Major Morrill Is reckoned among the hardest workers in the He is said to work from 13 to 14 hours having less time for re Think of itUopgreMiuaa Piar1 creation than an average grocers clerk on the silver goertlouBefore breakfast he goes Pl eminent VUltlngat throu Q Wa maU whioh rull from 28 national to 100 After thiB he dilates cor June Ueepondence to his stenographer unti laving in mind the late Nellie time to go to thei capital whew he work mA certificate of it occurred to me that a woman familiar with legislative deportment might sneak into the capitol and play congressman for an hour or With this end in view a ninetyde graesin theshade morning was aa I counted largely on the dulling effects of Divesting roy countenance of all and bowing mechanioaally so suoh persons at Insisted upon recog t made my way directly to the invalid pension committee It i chanood most opportunely that I had projected myself Into an executive ses and the Morrill of half rose from his chair at tbe held ot the long He had evidently mistaken me for a casual and curious Now was the decisive moment With out seeming to notice his movement I flung myself wearily into a vacant and grabbing a packet of papers from the stock which runs lengthwise the plunged Into their perusal with the air of habitual to these house Hastily shaking out the masa of musty documents in the case of John private Missouri I entrenched myself behind and re fused to glance about up or out of the window at the white hot The ruse succeeded I was evi dently mistaken for a and the committee work proceeded without Tho following two hours spent in executive with the privilege ot doing a committeemans together ith the alter opinions and statements of tereita of his All this doe not include the perpetual line of visitor and office seekers f rpm whom there is n Major Morrill stands especially well among the his in variable courtesy and patience are ap preciated by the persons who run cour ter to BO many annoyances in their scare for word for states lights will not dare op ose while the Republicans to a man nderetand themselves as pledged to temperance Peters was confident ot I said the passage of he bill without Public entiment will induce great and jven the antiprohibitionists will notoare to fight high a law which is prac ically annulled by the original package It is my opinion that the bill will be passed by common the Democrats shrewdly allowing It to ap pear as a general They realize the credit of such a and as usual are willing to share tbe benefits without having encouraged the fight or having voted from conviction Senators Ingalls and Plumb concur in m the opinion that tha Wilson bill will become a law without The common opinion of the Kansas delegation IB that public sentiment will Influence Its secret and that the measure will through on a large ma Yesterdays Proceedings In Both Branches of The Time of the Senate Taboo Up With Dlgcnglon of Stiver the Senator Alllion FaToni the Home Bill Amended bj tlie Finance Be Free Colnafe Until it Can be Made International In Scop A Quiet JOajr in the Other Said Senator Plumb I think the bill congressmen Interested in pension mat furnished entirely new ideas as to the relative importance of the piy and the pleasure of this branch of There are now pending before the S committee fresh of f course being added ail ot which their enormous aggregate of evi dence must be personally Investigated by these fifteen commllteemen and their three assistant To facilitate i there are fifteen Bubcommittees each member taking charge of tbe pen sions in two or more while the assistants lighten this drudgery some what All intricate and doubtful casea must be referred to a responsible and the brief which is presented to the committee aa a must be based URoa an Intelligent and careful consider aside from bis duties as chairman and the responsibility of rec ommending or questioning each as it Is presented lu has charge of all pension matters pertaining to Kansas and Eight years in this particular field has so familiarized him with the character of evidence that his facility in sitting anil selecting the material evi dence of a case is said to be The case which I had selected from the flle in front of me was that of a private one then dropped the and now asking reconsid 1 eratlon of his The with its original certificates and official papers and later testimony of eighteen covered over 800 pages of hand and type written matter on all days task to the unaccustomed in During thiB executive session the briefs ot twenty such claims were acted upon or laid aside for further A noticeable feature ot these deliberations was the evident leaning toward the side of liber There was a continual struggle between resting upon evi and called out by the statements of the In several such where insufficient data IKTBHB PLAY The daily house session from 12 to 4 or 5 is regarded by Peters fof Kansas another Urea looking aa play time and though neither he nor Morriil often Indulge in the except In seasons of great Tho commonest Bight in the house wing is that of weary wllted collared members continually bustling from committee rooms to the floor wheie aparty vote is With bis head full of gunshot tariff on or irrigation surveys he bolts into the projects his rote into the gen eral hullabaloo and darts back to his When the house adjourns there are two or three hours allowed for after as the season advances there are frequent night and more committee The unqualified refusal of both Major Morrill and Peters to be leturned aa representatives based upon reason appreciable to servers on the When questioned as to the attitude of his constituents as related to his work in this field Major Morrill smiled rather he referring to several letters of recent are what might be termed extreme be tween which I am enabled to preserve an The from a poor widow in Ten contained this God bless You certainly were inspired from on nigh when you introduced those A veteran from the west soldiers have learned to hate ana will pass the house by a full twothirds There is really no opposition to legislation upon the but there has been considerable discussion as to how it ehould be The general opinion concurs in the necessity for the only opposition in the matter coming from those who claim that con arena will thereby abrogate its constitu tional The billwill but the question may again come up on Us con stitutional The main wing of the Democracy said Senator being committed to extreme views of states rights will not dare assume the Incanslstenqy of voting against this bill though it Is a Republican measure framed upon Republican piln Its passage will undoubtedly oc as the concurrent sentiment of con rather than the whip of public infiuence the votes of such as are not the friends of local temperance FIXHBNOS Pension June Tbe determined opposition to liberal pension legislation has had its and both the service pension denounced as absurd and the Merrill bill character ized as too sweeping and have been overborne by the house aud senate The senate bill which June The senate proceeded with consideration of the house silver Daniel addressed the Allison next addressed tbe He said he should vote for the house bill aa amended by the senate financial com as he considered it the wisest and beat solution ot the By the payment of the public debt tbe na tional bank circulation was gradually passing The question to be con sidered what currency could be safely substituted for the national bank The judgment of the finance committee was and he thought it would be tbe judgment of the senate that it the government issued paper money it should issue it on something that was in and of Itself convertible into legal tender Therefore the bills proceeded on the idea that whatever paper caaney should be issued should be issued on silver bullion purchased by tho govern ment at the market he had silver bullion been selected as the basis for that new paper money It was because the public mind rested in the belief that sooner or silver bullion would be coined ana would become a part of tbe metalic cur It was on that baau that he would vote foi the He believed that tbe only safe way to rehabilitate silver was to secure a concurrent agreement among the nations whereby they would opsn their mints concurrently to the free coin who Is to tabulate and refer them to ths United States board of can vassers ot tbe congressional which is to be sppo uted bythe United States circuit court The board le to convene on 15 each year and is to declare and certify tbo result of the Protect the June president today transmitted to congress a commu nication from the secretary of the inter ior relating to tie distraction by tires carelessly or of the timber upon tbe public The president expresses the opinion that it the proper penalties were Imposed by and a few convictions thereunder much waste of the forest would be The communication of the secretary merely encloses a darfi of a bill the protection of trees and other growth on the public domain from destruction by Sail here to day between theAbileneand Sallna clubs which resulted in favor ot the Abilenes by a score of 7 to Sahna has one of the best clubs In the BAOB9 AT KANSAS A It declares it to be a misdemeanor for any person maliciously or negligently to set on fire any woods or prairie on the public Upon conviction the person so doing shall be fined not more than three times the value of the growth destroyed or imprisoned for not more than three or both one halt tbe fine to go to the informer and the other halt to the public school fund of the county in which such growth was A Parerood a report KAKBAB June The six two of them beat on to days pro gram attracted people to the track oflhe Kansas City Jockey Four favorites First Purse one and one sixteenth miles Churchill Clark Longshore Little Minnie third time Second Purse five heats Miss Mary Sam Johns sec Rosette third best 1 04 Third race Pool room sweep stakes with addded by the pool five furlongs Hsxolhurst HORRIBLE A Most Terrible Accident at the Hill An ExpIORlon of Deadly Fire Damp Causes the Dealt of Thirty Two ongs Ed curse Another widow from Win chester says I feel this morning as could I see I would tall down and worship Another old soldier in Kansas wishes him In The majors pertojal re lattng principally to pf required the services of a stenographer and clerk paid by It is needless to say that such an expenditure and such tax upon ones time has Its unsatisfactory VETKIIAK Speaking of it is a curious coincidence that is presented by the Fifty first congress in veteran There are just seventyeight excon federates and seventyeight union soldiers in Eighteen confederates being on the floor ot the tenote as Dem baa been eliminating as it does all service will perhaps better suit that demand of nothing if not The adoption of this rather than the Morrill protes conclusively the injustice of his His endeavor to temporize for the present and secure the entering wedge for mote generous lation appears to have bean misconstrued as disloyal so his final defeat of the bill is due more to a growing conviction of limited surplus than any other one The fact ot there being at this time almost an equal revenue and disbursement by the govern with a threatened reduction of by the McKinley scared tbe conservatives into the enemys The defeat of the service pension has been a foregone even among its for the past but the substitute ot the senate for tbe Morrl bill is a groat disappointment to the men who have worked so hard for at least partial recognition of the soldiers The most that can be said ot the bill ac cepted is its liberal disability provision the maximum being 13 and tbe mini mum while that of the Morrill bill was fixed at 8 per month for all The dependent parent clause and tae widows pensions are as they are now as char rather than in grateful recognition of age So go of silver at he on aa they an agreed was willing to were going ou patiently as it with a pro visioa for the use of pending ne gotiations that ought to be had for the ocrats and fourteen as Every exconfederate in the house IB a while eight union soldiers are representing the Democratic Spinola and Cummlnga of New Hayes and Yoder of Tara ney of Martin of and Maish ot are the men who have lost their FCORBNCE services rendered the government FLOBBHCB estoration of silver of some agreed rate y the nations of the lie could t for the free colcftge o silver at hie time or any time in the near He could not do so untU every effort lo secure tbe use of silver by the commer cial nations of tbe world was Vest commented upon a remark ot Allison to the new born zefll of Democratic senators in the cause of free coinage of and made a state ment to show that thatHad always been the Democratic He read a reso lution which he had offered in the senate in 1879 for the complete remonetizntion of silver and which bad on Al lisons motion and by the votes of Re referred to the finance commit where it had been buried beyond was in 1879 but where was the senator from Missouri during the four years of Clevelands that he did not again pro duce his resolution was fighting tha Republi can party as but not in the same Vest remarked that if the Demo cratic party said nothing on tbe silver question in its platform of 1888 it was not presented today to accompany the pure food reported from the senate com mittee on agriculture and last Chairman Paddock Bays Both houses of congress have been delayed with petitions from the farmers organi zations during the present session pray ing for legislation which will compel the manufacturers of hog product to con form to the laws of commercial They complain and that the sale ot compounded product under the name of the genuine article baa destroyed a remunerative market for their hogs by displacing millions of pounds of pure lard with articles of a cheap sold under the same TheVonrth of Jnljr In the June tive Butterworth of Ohio today present ed in the house a resolution providing for the meeting ot the house of represen tatives on July 4 at 11 oclock and for the setting apart of the day to the celebration by suitable and of the adoption and promulgation ot the declaration of It also provides for the presence and participation ot the senate in the exercises and for an invitation to tbe society of the Sons of American RiY lu ion to be present Flora R Ed Bell third Fourth Purse five heatu Mabel Servia Friendless third Fifth Purse handicap one and onequarter miles Pell Hell John Daly third Sixth purse one and oneeighth miles Hamlet Cashier Constant third The Amerlnan June The Schuetzenfest committee this morning with bands and banners and marched to the Central where the American rifle men are and conducted the visit ors to the Enthusiastic crowds lined the After a banquet in the rifle Contest opened at The evening program in cluded a military popular supper and Speaking at the banquet in reply to a toast to tbe American of Now said that the toast of the emperor and the empire proposed by presi dent of tbe Bremen found Joyful echo in the hearts of Ger Only since Germany had been united had the Germans in America become prominent and respect What the Germans liked about America was the general freedom en joyed by the He concludad by offering a Mast in honor of President President Hauschlld an nounced Sleberg and Mayer had been elected honorary members of the Bremen Sleberg expressed the thanks of nlmeelf and his comrade for the com pliment thus paid Heroic Effort of Their Prove tra arnillDgand the JCntombed Man Are Olven Up For Smaller Party In Another Wine of the Kteaa ot the of the June explo resulting in a fearful loss of life oc curred at the Hill Farm mine naju Dun bar at 10 oclock this Fiftytwo miners had gone to work this morning and were in the slope when the explosion Of tttose fifty eighteen were in the left heading and thirtyfour In the right Those in the left beading got out all The retreat of the other was cut off and not one The names are Joseph Richard Milt Barney Maust Enunuel Maurt Pat aged 40 aged Joseph 80 wife and two Peter 44 Robert Martin John Andrew Patrick John John David Thomas Patrick Patrick John Jack Dan Daniel aged James Elmer oclock this morning the gang blocked a favorable the cose was laid over for possible new Suoh claim was that of an old soldier in man nearly slckand pen and by reason of Incapacitated for testifying in MB own His will come under the dependent pen at any said the member who presented the Every now and then a member floun dered hopelessly over the medical jargon of a disabled case and would appeal to the medical member of the The Original June Ottawa uni versity and the Methodist conference of northern have added their pro tests against the original in form of petitions and resolutions laid be fore When the attention ot Peikinu was called to the proposed antlresubmlssion as originated by the he added the weight of his personal indorsement As the effect of the late he Is to give un restricted rum not only in prohi bition but in licensed states it is there tore important that the decent and order loving people should and bring euch pressure to bear on con gress as will enable each state to regulate that matter for Perkins which substantially supplements tbe Wilson was pre sented before senate action had been taken on the In speaking of the matter Perkins himself recom mended the Wilson bill In preference to his as was first presented and contains the same The bill which Perkins so modestly yields may be said however to emphasize the at titude of the house prohibitionists and will strengthen the argument in favor of the senate Speaker Reed assured the friends of this bill that it should be brought before on June As may be gathered from press dispatches public interest as well as con gressional debate still centers on The official discussion it heard contin ually in the capitol hotel lobby and on the shady street Tbe amoumt of eloquent statisti cal and unanswerable that is poured out by gold bullionista and free coin age evangelists is truly Yet what has already been propounded seems only to have given Impetus to the mat ter and another week at least is pre dieted before settlement can The whole question will for correct pronunciation and translation of the A humorous discussion ensued when a widows based on impaired circumstances was Just what constituted financial impairment was an open and it was finally agreed that it might be regarded as Hancock did the tarift local Impairment In New Tork city might become affluence on a Kansas This claim was postponed for that of a widow having no circum stances but her Her claim was approved without The peti tion of the widow pf a general officer for an laarMM of pension to the house as soon as the committee were ready with their This will prob tbly not be until Monday or Perkins believes that the Wilson bill will Public sentiment it not personal prejudice will win votes for it The original package decision was an Encroachment upon the right of the which shrewd politicians hesi tate Morrill when interviewed corning the Wilson bill sold I have not a doubt as to ita passage without The speaker of tbe bouse is the pronounced friend ot the bill as it and this of a great rounded up for a vote by a speech from Senator Ingalls which in sures a finale that will pack the galleries in spite ot tbe hot When the great orator rises before the with the corn burners of Kansas in his minds and the insidious and insistent gold bugs immediately in front of the possibilities of that occasion may be Fortified by logic and fired by the man from Kansas rarely falls to make his arguments remembered with effect as well as listened to with delight FLORSNCE Kaniana lu June Green a prominent Jftwyer of is in the city on his bridal Peters presented and Green to the president and to the mem bers of the cashier of the New ton National is in the city busl George Orner ot Garden spe cial agent ot general land is now in the city consulting with the officials on Kansan because it had receded from tbe post tlon which it had always It was because President Cleveland was an east ern a New York man who did not sympathize with a majority of his party on that Cleveland had came to the presidency imbued with tbe prejudices of the New Yoik bankers and In one as faras bis opinion on silver was a sectional He had reason to believe now that Cleveland was better informed on the subject and was in sympathy with the people of the great west and of the ma jority of the Democratic Senators Ingalls and Wolcott ex pressed a desire to address the senate to morrow on the silver bill and after an executive the senate THE HOUSE June house to day adopted the conference report on the bill for a public building at to cost went into committee ot the whole on the sundry civil appropriation On motion of Williams of Ohio an Senator June Blair proposed two amendments to the silver bill One was tostrike out all after the enacting clause and insert a sec tion directing the secretary of the treas under jthe provision of the act of to purchase silver bullion at tbe market price thereof and coin Tbe other amendment pro vides that there shall be no legal tender in the United States except gold and sil ver of June secretary of the navy today directed the award of the contract of the armored cruiser to Cramp Sons of Phila at their bid of and the contract for the cruiser to the Union Iron Works of San on the departments plans and specifications at their bid of Blver and Harbor c June senate committee on commerce today com pleted the consideration ot the river ant larbor appropriation Hlcklnfir on the Censiia KASHAS June newspapers of the city are unanimous in the belief that the census OB takon in this city It little leas than ft and their columns have been tilled for the past day or two with the names of persons who have not been enumerated in proof of their Superintendent of the Census was acquainted with thefacts and today he telegraphed Superintendent Miller here that the census must be completed properly if its takes all and that amendment was agreed to appointing Morrill of Kansas and Alfred Pear son of Pennsylvania las members of the board of managers of Bayers ot Texas offeied an amend ment making a specific appropriation in stead of an indefinite appropriation for the payment of bauk Agreed 71 to as for as it affected the bounty waa 68 to Pending ac tion on the bill tbe oommlttee rose aud the house turned In at the the smaller gong drifting off to tho left while the some thirtyfive in went to the right and descended some 800 feet from tbe surf ace and at least a mile from the These two drifts are but the connection is from the main stem Borne halt mile from the The it had been somewhat troubled with water and an air shaft hod been drilled from the surface to the junction to the right and left the water seemed most A miner named Kerwin had been left in the night drift near where that branch joined the mines exit and in the course of his labors broke into tbe perpt elioular sbaft Tbe moment this was broken into a flood of water out Kerwin and a man named Land standing yelled out for some one to save Young David the deaaly flmd flte reaay and he sanka corpse The Ottawa June Ottawa Obautauqua assembly opens This Is the twelfth year and the program it better than ever and the attend ance is Manbans and Balmer of New New New Gunsaulus and have already The lectures tomorrow are Seven classes Also commence There are fiftyone instructors and asuembly edu cationists In charge of the various de There are 340 seaU already no li not to be Then on their I erected and big force of men at National Election June Jjjnational election bill as framed by the Republican caucus cammittee has just been The principal features of the measure are as follows Chief supervisors ot elections Judicial are charged with the execution of the which Is to apply to federaljelectlone in cities of inhabitants or or in en tire congressional districts exclusive of suoh upon application to the super visor of 100 or in counties or par ishes forming part ot a congressional district on application of fifty In canvassing the the state laws are to except that all ballots are to be counted by by the Inspect ors of election and second by supervisors the local election officers and the super visors upon a separate tally which are to be compared and the result pub Holy Ballot deposited in the wrong box ore to be Re turns are to be mode by tbe supervisors in duplicate to the clerks of the United OLD SallnaVvjoylngaBapldOrowth andfieour Ing Many Desirable June The Sallna street car line has been soli to an eastern syndicate with a fifty years It will immediately b changed to an electric eleve miles of road will be and slxtee cars put on A syndicate of eastern capitalists hav purchased lota on the line ot th electric street railway and improvemen will be made at A cracker and candy factory has been located in It is backed by ample capital and will at once take rank with the best Telegrams wore received yes terday that parties representing a new wholesale a wholesale dry goods and hats and caps and seven In will all be in Salma next week with a view to Two parties are trying1 to obtain a fran chise for a fuel gas ottering to sell gas at greatly reduced prices and deposit ing as a guarantee of good who had he enumerators must continue their seen the affair rushed forward at ork until each name in each district In I the call and turned down the I left drift in a deluge of water to worn I hla endangered comrades The daring youth carried an open burning EL June Demominers lamp in hand ond ha had ratic central committee for the territory utot Jones of boma City Judge I I was elected as member of certainly In an instant a fire he National Democratic committee for 8prttng ip in the ninefoot vein just be he Preparations were made the main entrance and the right or the approaohlngterritorisl dclfti foraver shutting in the thirtytwo men Imprisoned unuer uonn7 i ThB mjnerB from fom EL June I blackened and bruised but safe and they rom the Repbllcan primaries held in this tell a tearful story ot the Just county indicate that the county ty blazing coal on the tight convention whlibmeetB Friday will half Imagination halt flot uninstructed delegates to th oongres f I sional and state name no man could pats rlson Kelly ticket was beaten in this city and the will have a candidate for concress of its wanting on tbe and Clerk Cook BASH of the with the mine himself headed a party of who en tered the mam and after groping about for a quarter of a finally came upon two bodies and they were brought At I to the opening of the when the two of Sbearn and 1000100000002 from a Base 10 few of the hundred about tbe but 8 Philadelphia j their anguish was as nothingto the silent watch kept by the children and sweethearts of the thirty more still In tbe The volunteer corps worked steadily from noon until late and At A large transfer elevator will be com menced in a few days that will make of great importance as a grain A large storing elevator will also be built which will enable the farmers to store their grain and thug obtain the highest The Ht Johns school will build another building this season to accom modate the new cadets next The Hntchinson NEWS came in yes terday on tho train and twenty minutes ahead of any other This is received with much satis faction here and the people all like such a wide awake progressive paper as the The Sallna like all firstclans is at the bead of the advancelcol umn and is putting in some center shots for prohibition and It sounds no uncertain key upon any measure that rffecta the interests of the Bolter Brady is a live man and has the distinc tion of being the youngest editor of a morning In the United He has stirred up UM animalsorer the orig inal package 010000028 Bise 12 2 and At New Base 8 Mew 2 Slew and At Base 0 5 and AM HMD AH Base 8 8 and At 0001912 Bate 11 circuit and to the chief iu1 There WM a splendid ot tonight with no result but the two dead above named and each trip brought a deeper despair to those above and showed there was no hope and no one alive The corps ot one hundred was changed again and again as each exhausted squad staggered to the outer but all in r Vrom Uibon June is rumored that two regiments of a battery ot and 150 mariners will be sent to Aullimane advioes say that the governor and a committee ot the inhabitants have decided ta organize a colonial manna service and irregular forces for tbe Zeambesi to suppreii English influence amd to adopt other means to boycott the The Eng lish vice consul wot compelled to quit his residence and to take refuge at the Italian 0 and Weather June Kansas Fair except stationary temperature in northern portion variable winds warm er June minister of in opening the council ot commerce to day said that from would have the fixing of the tariffs in her own The whole country he said had agreed to terminate existing but had not agreed as to the course to be pursued so that the council must seek a solution of the Original Package June Kansas City dealers have opened two original pack age boiuei Newton In charge of loeAl ;