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Trenton Times, The (Newspaper) - January 22, 1890, Trenton, New Jersey VIII. NO. TKKNTON, WKDNM0UAY. AlTTKKNOON, 1890. TWO OKN'115 WRANGLING OVER RULES. A Lively Debate Stirs Up the House. SPEAK Kit KEKD WAS SUSTAINED. Mr. of Texiui, Compares Him With the Very Warm Time Over Mr. Bluid'B Appeal from the Drrlnlon of the Chair. WASHINGTON, Jan. house spent a greater part of the day debuting a decision of the speaker, which was flually sustained. JUondffy Mr. Bland, ot Missouri, moveil tfiST the house Adjourn, and on a divisioa the speaker declared the motion lost. Mr. Bland thereupon demanded tellers, according to The Record the speaker replied: "There is no provision for tellers." No record of this appearing in the journal Mr. Bland moved to have the journal amended accord- ingly. The speaker stated that he was in- formed Mint such details were not inserted fa the journal. Mr. Blend's motion to ad- journ was submitted, and on a division the motion was declared lost by a vote of 88 to 95. Mr. Bland demanded tellers, Thespenfrer Inquired of Mr. Blind whether he had dis- covered any ground why tellers should be appointed. Mr. Bland said bis demand was made under the general practice of the house. The speaker declined to entertain the for tellers. Mr. Bland appealed from the decision of the chair. The Speaker Called a Oar. Mr. Mills, of Term, said that a vote by tellers was as much a part of the parliament- ary law as a motion to adjourn. It was tbe only vote by which the house could correct a decision ol the speaker, and if thehnuse did not have a right to this vote the speaker became a Mr. Cannon he knew of no rule authorizing tellers. A demand for ayes and nays was a constitutional right, but a demand for tellers was not Mr. Bayue, of Pennsylvania, upheld the decision of the chair, Mr. Breefcenridge, of ArJrnnws, said under the ruling the house would be at the moray of the speaker. Mr. McMillan, of Tennessee, that present occupant of tbe chair had held that the right existed to have tellers to determine whether the speaker was accurate in his count. On a previous occasion Mr. Bland had demanded tellers and the speaker had appointed them. Why should the house have one code of rules'one day and another code another? Ine of the Minority. Mr. Blount, of Georgia, said he would uphold the rights of the minority, and that who would trample off these rights must take the responsibility. The debate was continued by Messrs. Gear of Iowa, Crisp of Georgia, Perking of Kansas, Cutch- eonof Michigan and Carlisle of Kentucky. Mr. Carlisle held that the parliamentary law ought to be construed in relation to its modifications by the rules of former con- gresses. It had been held from time im- memorial in English speaking legislative assemblies that no presiding officer con il make an absolute, final decision to bind the body over which he presided. Speaker Reed Defends Himself. In submitting the question the speaker stated thnt he could not see how the rules of the last house the present house indirectly. The fact that they had bocn made as rules showed clearly the neces- sity of special enactment. The United StatM,, in filled wllh ymnlle Unusu- ally devoted to public meetings, these mAetings were governed by principles which bad boen acted upon until they had become well defined parliamentary usage. That there was no arbitrary control of the house by tho chair by the fact that at the moment an appeal from the decision the chair was pending. The chair bad iv objection to ordering tellers, but it was not a question of personal preference; it was a question of right As to the possibi lity of the speaker making a fals count which the tellers could rectify, a of the last house provided that one-fifth of a quorum must demand tcUcfn count that one-fifth. Ultimately, therefore, the speaker was the counting officer. The Appeal Tabled. Mr. Cannon, of Illinois, moved to lay the appeal on the table. Mr. Mills, of Texas raised the point of order that parliamentary niwge recognized no such motion. The point wnsoveiiiiled and Mr. Cannon's mo- tion was agreed to: Tegs, 149; nays, 1% Mr. Blond's motion to unwind the journal was then lost: Veas, 180; nays, Ha The journal wag then approval. The World's fair committee was grantee pernHiision to sit during th" actions of the house. The senate resolution was passer authorizing tbe marshal of the Unita .States supicme court to loan to the New York Bar association portraits of the chief justices for exhibition at the Judiciary cen- tennial, New YorK, Feb. 4. Seuletarj Windom ec.nt to the hous; letter requesting that the limit of cost of th. poetoffice nndcourt house at Troy, N. Y., be Increased from to instead of to as recomWwi.ided in a former letter. To Preserve the Forests. Tbe president sent to the house a letter from Professor T. C. Mendenhnll, superin tendent of thecoastsurvey, and president 01 the American Angociatiuu for the Advance- ment of Science, containing a memorial pre- pared by a committoB of the awociation relating to the preservation of the forests on the public domain. The president earn- estly recommends that adequate legislation may bo provided to prevent the rapid am, need i ess destruction of the great America i 'forest areas. The military affairs committee of the house have decided to report favorably the bill providing for an assistant oocretary ol war at a salary of pm- Ii ving Scott, of the Union iiou works o Ban Francisco, addressed the house commit- tee on naval affairs on the ship building in terests of the United States. He expressed himself as satisfied that there were enough ,-flhip building plants in the county to sue ccsstully carry out the plans for the increase of the nnvy. FrMHloii Arguments Heard. Acommittenofttho Grand Array of the Republic, cnnsHinp; of Gens, Merritt, o! 'Boston; Blue, or Kmioni; Burst, of Illinois and of. before the house committeenn hiviiiil] .niinnft, nndsulimittec arguments h, r tliodisa bility ami 1 ills. E. A. Snow of Boston, it "I lost the uso ol both arms, in fivoi 1 of the soldiers whf his refusal to placa the flag on the war [apartment at half mast when Jefferson Davis died. Charged n-lth Unjust Discrimination. WASHINGTON, Jan. Kemble, Kemble Hastings, flour and gram dealers of Boston, has filed with the inter- state commerce commission a complaint against the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railroad company, the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad cuui- paivy and the Boston and Albany Railroad company. The complainant alleges that shippers of grain and flour from Chicago to Buffalo are charged unjustly discriminating rates. Removed by Noble. WASHINGTON, Jan. Noble las directed the removal of Henry A. Phil- ips, of New York, one of the rerated chiefs af division, pension office, who refused to comply with a request from Commissioner ilaum to resign. Mr. W.- B. Reynolds, of Pennsylvania, was appointed to fill the va- cancy caused by the removal of Mr. Phil- ips. RIOTING AT'PUNXSUTAWNEY. A Lively Scrimmage lEetween Hungarians I'hlkertoir "Men. BRADFORD, Pa., Jan. special dis- patch to The Era from Punxsutawuey, Pa., days: There is mart excitement here over outrage perpotrated by the Pinkerton force. A Hungarian miner who was passing a loco- motive received a sh >wer of cinders which nearly blinded him. He made an effort to resent this act, when ho was attacked by the Pinkerton men and handled very roughly. He fought "in defense, but the men beat the poor wretch until bis head and face were covered with -bl.'oil. Several Hungarians interfered, but wore overpowered by the po- lice and taken to jail. It is said the Pinker- ton men try to the men to strike back at them, but tbe miners keep their tempers. Many of the miners are pleading with the labor leaders for a chance to revenge these insults, but Jhe strike committee advise ppnonnhlf methods. -Nol the attitude of the leaders of the strike up- rising is imminent. The men are drinking heavily and, in so doing, show that they are beginning to ignore the advice of their lead- ers. Five more evictions took place at Adrian yesterday. The sheriff, accompanied by twenty-seven armed (nurds, removed tbe household effects of lh.- five families out o) their holdings and turned the wretched pec- piaout into the cold. The homeless ones were taken in baud by the strike committee and given temporary shelter. Sheriff Sutler has 100 writs of ejectment to serve at as .that (jfuctlgjhejtamping jtronn. many belligerent miners, a skirmish will probably take place. A FATAL COLLISION. One Man Killed at Omaha and Eight tiadly Injured. OMAHA, Neb., Jan. collision on a suburban train of the line division of the Missouri Pacific occurred within the city limits at 8 o'clock. William Boyle, a local DiMiou politician, waa instantly killed, J, Schwarick, deputy county treasurer, was injured internally. J. A. Harvey and a man named Vandeventer were badly proba bly fataHy crushed. S. Fraher and Frank Church had their legs broken. Two brothers named Miwlaffs, railroac shop boys, were very seriously injured, one having his skull fractured. Several other passengers were more or less brniood. Con ductor Wil mm Shields had an arm broken and was badly crushed, The Ilntflflld-McCoy Fend Again. CATI.ETTSBURG, Jan. M Long a Ouyandotte. county constable, was mur- dered and his wife dangerously wonndec by a band of ruffians, who broke into the house. A neighbor naming found tha1 the front door had bocn broken in nith a timber used as a battering ram On the bed, weltering in their life's blood, were Long and his wife. The former's body was i idd It d with bulletg, and life was extinct. The tetter had a ghastly wound in the face from which she was rendered nnconncloug, As the furniture was not disturbed anH thn wifo could' give no solution of the mystoiy after she had regained consciousness, friend of the murdered believe