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Our patrons have become familiar
with the object of this sale, which
Imply means a cleaning up of the
tock for the season now closing.
We recognise that the success of
this Department depends almost
entirely on being able to show a line
:it till times containing nothing but
the latent goods, and. to accomplish
this end. we willingly make the
sacrifices noted below.
Intending to take up their sum
mer quarters soon would do well to
look over these bargain lots. The
savings In price indicated below are
'M6 Sprit's- styles. 3'r yards long, very
full wdth and seloet qualities, white
m -vuci nimitrv. nnw.
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I pairs $8.50 Quality, now.
8 yard I-wg, etnulslt' new designs,
full width, white only.
8 pairs $5.!i0 quality, now $3.95
pairs 16.50 quality, now 14.75
3 pairs V.IO quality, now...
( pairs t,X.50 quality,
S pairs M..5 quality,
1 pairs $6.00 quality,
I pairs $7.00 quality,
I pairs $7.50 quality,
Ecru or white. 34 yards long, moat
. ly extra wide, all this season's goods.
'I pairs,' 65c. quality, now 49c,
'll pairs $1.12tt quality, now 85c.
41 pairs $1.374 quality, now $1.00
10 pairs $1.65 quality, now $1.29
13 pairs $1.8$ quality, now $1.45
4 pairs $2.50 quality, now $1.75
5 pairs $3.00 quality, now $2.35
11 pairs $3.25 quality, now $2.45
'14 pairs $3.50 quality, now ...82.75
18 pairs 84.25 quality, now 82.95
pairs 84.50 quality, now 83.45
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M'KINLEY AND REED
THE BATTLE CRY
The Plan of the Cleveland Republican
MAINE MAN FOR SECOND PLACE
The Vice-Presidential Nomination I
to Be Force I'pon Mr. Heed
Whether lie Desires It or NotThe
New Tork. June 1 Many Indications
today point to a concerted attempt
upon the part of the McKlnleyltes to
force the vice-presidential nomination
upon Speaker Reed with or without
At Cleveland this is well understood
to be the plan.
A poll of congress made by the Phila
delphia Press, an active McKlnley or
gan, shows a strong congressional
preference for the Maine man.
On the other hand, Joseph H. Man
Icy, Mr. Reed's campaign manager, ex
pressly disclaims any purpose on his
principal's part of taking second place.
Cleveland, June 8. The McKlnley
poeple are going to support Reed for
vice-president, no matter what Mr.
Manley says. They acsert that no man
has yet declined that office when a con
vention has once nominated him.
Hence they are going to nominate
Reed by acclamation. This Is the pro
gramme, and Mr. Manley's card has
not changed a bit.
Senator Quay believes that the ticket
will be McKlnley and Keed. And Quay
generally knows what he Is talking
about. The point to observe In Mr.
Manley's card Is that the Maine gentle
man docs not deny bis first Intention of
Candidates for the vice-presidency
are very numerous. Old Virginia, the
"Mother of Presidents," Is now anxious
to be the mother of a vice-president,
and her sons are now working for
Colonel William Lamb, of Norwalk, Va.
The list now covers a baker's dosen
from each state.
There 1 a good deal of specu'atlon as
t whether or not the anti-McKinley-Ites
will make a light in the convention
over the contested delegates. The
news from Washington today is that
the contests will not be made. The
bosses and "boys" are getting together
as fat t as possible, and It begins to look
row ad If there will not be enough of
Manna s strawberry shortcake to go
round. Already his short cake palace
on the Inke Is running full tlnie
and yet the harmony list Increases to
ftuch an extent dally that be cannot be
to feed the multitude of hungry
visitors that come here.
I'latl'ortu Opposes 1'ree Silver, but
Advocate Uiiuctallism. '
l.'ur.gor, Me., June 2. The Republi
can state conenlion assembled here
today and adopted the following plat
form: . ...
The Republicans of Maine are In favor
of the restoration of that Republican pol
icy of protection ttiuglK by Lincoln,. Il
lustrated by the signal prosperity of the
country for ihlrty years and rounded out
by the reciprocity of BUliie a policy
uoapltti to the business ot the country
una adjusted, from time to time, to
ci.iuineit conditions.' With conllJcnce and
prosperity restored, revenue will be mude
uueuuute to the nui port of ihe go em
inent mid tiie iusuo at bonds onunxlbly for
the maintenance of the 'edciiipllor. (uud,
out rtany to meet ucneieucy, will cease.
We are opposed to the free and unlim
ited coll age of silver, except by interna
tional us: -ciik'iU, and until such agree,
mint can ue obtuined we believe that the ,
present gold standard should be main
mined. We bolleve In the maintenance of the
highi'sl national credit by the utmost faith
toward the public creditor, not for the
creditor's sake, but for the ration's sake,
'or the sound reason tliat the most valua
ble pcKtess.on of uny nation in time of
wur or distress, next to the courage of Its
people, is un honorable reputation. Who
ever pays with honor borrows with ease.
Bound finance end certainly ut the treas
ury and protection for the producer will
nionn prosperity and peace.
Y. e are in favor cf a forelsn policy
which shall be at all timet, and with all
nations firm, vigorous and dignified, which
: win preserve ine national Honor ut home
i uit-.l abroad.
We are in favor of measure for the re-
Htriction of immigration.
Ue are in favor of u Just administration
i of all pension legislation. We conijratu-
lato our delegation in congress that their
long-continued efforts In behulf of Ameri
can shipping have at las: aroused nil in
terest throughout the country that prom
ises to restore this (treat Industry so tm.
portant to national defence to Its former
prominence. We Join our fellow-ftepubll-cans
of the thirteen states in the advoii-v
of discriminating duties In favor of Am-;:.
lean ships, a policy approved by Hamilton,
the ruthcr of American protection, and
which gave up our carrying trade in the
early days of the republic. We renew our
unswerving loyally to that great cham
pion of protection and sound money, the
nun. 4 Human i7, neeu, in me nope that
this coming national conventlnn win
ognlze the urgent demand of the business
interests i me country ror his nomina
tion. We render our cordial appreciation
to our distinguished representatives in
both branches of eonirrem tar thai .hi
representation of the state at the national
The Hon. Llewelyn Powers, of Hnnl.
ton, t unanimously nominated for
governo and the convention than ad
J KENTUCKY SILVER1TES.
They Will Not Be Aggressive but M ill
Proceed with Moderation.
Lexington. Ky., June 2. Nearly all
the Democratic delegates to the state
convention, which meets here tomor
row, have arrived. They were hard at
work all th afternoon, agreeing on a
policy to pursue tomorrow. The sli
ver men scored a greater victory than
they anticipated! and at first they were
very aggressive, but Senator Blackburn
counselled moderation. He finally de
cided to call a meeting of his support
ers. Accordingly about fifty silver
leaders assembled In Blackburn's head
quarters, and for two hours the discus
sion was kept up.
After two hours' debate the confer
ence decided not to censure President
Cleveland and Secretary Carlisle by
name in me pianorm, out to condemn
the national administration In as strong
language as possible. They agreed that
on the money question the resolution
should Instruct the delegates to support
a free sliver advocate for Democratic
candidate lor president.
FOR SILVER LITERATURE
The Reform Press Association Will
Push an Energetic Silver Campaign.
"Minneapolis, Minn., June J. Some
time ago the Penny Press, the only
sliver paper In the Twin Cities, Issued
a call to the stiver editors of Min
neapolis to meet In convention In this
elty on June a.; as a result or the call
fifty editors were on, hand when the
meeting waa called to order this morn
In. . Free silver Raoubliean editors
were chiefly In evidence, although there
were representatives of all parties.
As a result of the meeting an organ
isation to be known as the Reform
Press association of Minnesota was
formed. The objects of the organlxa-
n will be co-operation in. securing
iorm and free silver literature and an
energetic campaign for the free sliver
MISS STEVENSON MARRIED.
Vice President's Daughter Is
.Mrs. Martin 1. Hardin.
Washington, June 2 At 8 o'clock this
evening at the New York Presbpterian
church the wedding of Miss Julia Ste
venson, daughter of the vice-president
of the United States, to the Rev. Martin
D. Hardin, of Danville, Kentucky, was
solemnised by Rev. Dr. Ratcliffe. pastor
of the church In the presence of a com-
fany including the president of the
Tnited States and Mrs. Cleveland the
members of the cabinet and Judges of
the supreme court of the United States;
the diplomatic corps and many others
prominent In official and social circles
in the capital.
fallowing the wedding a reoeptlon
was held at the Hotel Normandle and at
10.30 p. m. Mr. and Mrs, Hardin depart
ed for their heme at Bowling Green. Ky.
The wedding ceremony was one of the
simplest and leaat ostentatious of any
of the many that have happened in
prominent Washington social circles for
COMMUTE? IS SHORT.
Fourteen Thouiand Dollars Needed for
the Success ol the Democratic
Chicago, June 2. The Democratic
national sub-committee concluded the
business of its present session today
and adjourned to meet at the Palmer
house June IS.
The local committee is still short
$14,000 of the guaranteed subscriptions,
$26,000 of the promised $40,000 only hav
ing been paid to the national commit
tee; $1,000 only was paid today by the
There Is no fear, however, that the
moaey will not be forthcoming from the
guarantors If not from the subscribers,
and the local committee was not
pressed to make good the financial con
tract. Mr. Canda. of New York, who. acts
as the national committee architect.
and 3 S Beman, the local committee's
architect, submitted a plan of the seat
ing arrangements which the commit
tee adopted. There will be $15,000 seats
in the part of the Coliseum which Is to
be used for the convention, only a
few seats are to be put in the galleries,
because the committee considers 15,000
a big enough audience to handle, con
sidering the animation which is ex
pected to permeate th deliberations of
the Democratie hosts.
Peter MeNalljr Is Killed by Bernard
. O'foole, en Insane Patient.
Philadelphia, June .Although Peter
aicNauy was aiuc-a in wocKiey wins- i
house over a week ago nothing of the
ftr .a,1.r.a9 ivei' ll Vle areneral public
until Cowner Ashbridge held the in-
quest in the case today and thn It waj !
learned that the man who . had caused
his dcatlv was one of the mowt violent '.
insane patlepts who had ever been eon- j
"Tfiw UViV . '
McNally was sixty years of age and ,
J XV' rav'r.!,;"'! 'IVt l
O'Tocle Is what Is known as an "old
timer, lie has hren sent there a nutu- !
ber of times and ha? always given the j
attendant and physician the greatest :
sort of trouble. i
lie Imagined tint he was the great out
pugilist on the face of the earth, and, I
as h was a tail and powerfully built 1
man, those who hod him In charge did ,
not care to anger him. ;
After be had been In the hospitnl
twice, however, they "sized him up" and
were constantly on their guard to pre
vent him from "fretting In" what ho I
called the "ktinrU out." I
On Monday of Inst week he and Mo- !
Nally." with about ten other Insane !
patients, were In the seme ward, and
then O'Toole, whoco Insanity has been
J caused by epilepsy, had one of his fits.
He Jumped at McNally. struck him
several blnw in the face-and about the
body until the man sunk down upm his
bed thoroughly exhausted, and died
SHOT BY JEALOUS RIVALS.
Iudiuua .Van Pays a Severe Peuitlty
for Calling t'pou a Widow.
Wabash, Ind., June 2. Samuel Har
ris, of Waltz township, this county,
was' shot and very seriously wounded
last night, neur Vernon, nine miles
south. Harris had been attentive to
Mrs. Charles Kesler, a widow, and the
jealousy of rivals was awakened. It Is
stated that on several occasions men
had lain In ambur.h for Harris, but not
until last night was he fired upon.
As Harris was approaching Mrs.
Kesler's house a heavy charge of shot
took effect In his neck and back, In
flicting very ugly wounds. It Is
thought, however, that he will recover.
SHOOTS FOUR ASSAILANTS.
Eipert Marksman Successfully De
fend a Utah Mineral Claim.
Craig, Colo., June 2. Information
comes from Brown's Park, across the
line in Utah, of a desperate battle on
May 21, In which two men were killed
and two others mortally wounded.
Matt Warner and an old man named
Norman had discovered rich mineral
near the state line and were quietly
developing their find.
Four unknown men, learning the
fact, followed them. A fight took
place In which Warner, who Is. a dead
shot, killed or wounded all the assail
ants. No arrests have been made.
FREAK OF LIQHTNINQ.
One of Two Persons in a Chair Is In
Newport, R. I., June 2. Policeman
William H. Dewlck, of this city, was
killed late this afternoon by a light
ning bolt that entered his house,
His 4-year-old daughter was In his
lap at the time and was unhurt. De
wick's forehead and breast were cooked
by the heat. The house was almost un
De Lome Registers a Protest.
London, June J. The Morning Post will
tomorrow publish a dispatch from Madrid
saying that Senor De Lome, the Spanish
minister, has protested to the American
government against the parading of the
Cuban flag In a procession In New York on
May n. N m
Cleveland's Tenth Anniversary.
. Washington, June J.-This Is the tenth
anniversary of the marrlagv of tho pres.
Ident and Mrs. Cleveland. They did not
celebrate the occasion and spent the day
quietly, the president at the white house
-.nd tfrs. Cleveland at Wo idle. ,
THE WAR VETERANS
Vast Number from About the State At
teed the Q. A. R. Encampment.
THE ELECTION OF COMMANDER
Darte People Claim Everything.
Dentworth Men Not So Sanguine.
The Ladies' Circle Convenes.Urs.
Wilbur Presented with a Diamond
Star. ... .
Chambersburg, Pa., June 2. There
are at least from 2.C00 to 3,000 visitors
here to attend the Grand Army of the
Republic encampment and every train
Is bringing hundreds more.
The flsrht over commander has
brought many wire pullers for each can
didate. The Darte people claim to nave
the convention beyond all question,
while the Dentworth men who are not
so sanguine, nevertheless say that their
leader will win. The convention begins
Its session tomorrow after the parade
and the election will take place on
The Darts people are making a big
show, placing their badges on every
one who will wear them and their large
placards are visit le on every public
conveyance upon the street All the
Btate officers are here and ready for the
business sessions. Governor Hastings
telegraphed that owing to business
pressure he would be unable to be here
tomorrow. Tonight General O. O. How
ard delivered a lecture on Gettysburg
in the opera house.
THE LADIES' CIRCLE.
The Ladles' circle convened In ses
sion this morning and were welcomed
by O. C. Bowers. The president, Mrs.
Marie Ely, responded. The Woman's
Relief corps also met this morning and
was welcomed by Senator Brewer. Mrs.
Lindsay presented Mrs. Wilbur, the
president, on behalf of the department,
with a beautiful star studded with
eight diamonds, and Mrs. Speakman,
on behalf of the staff officers, presented
the same official with a ring set with
A meeting of the Pennsylvania Me
mortal Home association was held this
afternoon, which was presided over by
Mrs. Helen Morrison, of Brookviiie.
This association has done excellent
work In finding homes for children.
Nearly $S,000 have been given them
sy tne corps and private individuals,
and they hope now to raise sufficient to
wipe out the remaining $3,000 of debt.
This evening the Woman's Relief corps
gave a reeeptlon In Housem post rooms
to tne visiting delegates.
MAN WH1PPEDBY AN EAGLE.
Resident of Petoskey, Mich., Ven
. turei Too Near the Nest.
Petoskey, Mich., June 2. Oscar Tal
cott, a solioitor for a farmer's Insurance
company, bad a startling experience
today four mile from Rondo. While
passing through a dens wood he was
gtartledjl y a scream, and at the same
nment he waived tearing blows on
tn heo(j and neek that Hurled hlmtnto
tn UMjertush. Rising he grappled with
an American eagle, which had taken
tnlt way of .resenting approach to Its
nesti and wnlch WM p-unng his talons
araln and aJjaln lnt0 Taloott's neck and
The female bird did .not Join in
After a dozen rounds he drove his
earleshlpoa and started for Assistance.
and neck and blood poured from other
wounds In his face. He came to Petos
key and will take some men from here
to try to capture the birds and their
nest. Two years ago. In the same vlcln
lty, a child was carried three mllns by
an eagle. The father pursued on horse'
back and shot the bird as it alighted to
TASTE OF SOLDIER LIFE.
Cadets Tail to Protect Their
Sergeant from Arrest.
Council ftlu'Vs. June 2. Members of
the Dodge Lipht guards and High
School cadets, were given a taste of
real soldier life during Decoration Day
exercises. Elmer Mathers Is a ser
geant of the cadets and also a member
of the 'guards. The guards were out
In response to orders from the adjutant
general of the state, but Mathers elect
ed to march with the cadets.
When he appeared on the streets his
arrest was ordered as an offender
against military discipline. The ca
dets protected him with their guns.
The guards were ordered to fix bayonets
and arrest him at all hazards, and
Mathers was eventually captured and
locked up In the armory. He was re
BURIAL OF A GIANT.
Side of the House Removed in Order
to Take Out the Collin.
Providence, R. I June 2. The biggest
man in all Rhode Island, Eben J. Hcm
enway, a colored barber, was burled to
day. About 600 people, both white and
black, assembled to pay their last re
spects to the well-known character.
Hemenway weighed about BOO pounds
before death. His coffin was an Im
mense affair, and the window frames
and a portion of the house hod to be re
moved before the body could be moved.
Fourteen bearers were required to lift
the remains through the window Into
the hearse. The expansive grave re
quired two men two days to excavate.
PECULIAR DEATH OF A BOY.
Killed by Rolling Ills Iron Hoop
Against a Trolley Wire.
Pittsburg, June 2. An electrical wire
and an ordinary iron hoop caused the
death of an 8-year-old Polish boy. He
was rolling his hoop along the Browns
ville road, when it became entangled
with the end of a broken trolley wire.
As he seised the hoop to pull it away
he received the full force of the current
and fell dead. The little corpse shows
the burns made by the electrlcfluid.
Butte, Mont., June 2. On the first of
May an unknown man committed suicide
In Helena. His description tallied exactly
with that of Hermunn, the Salt Lake
murderer and It has been thought It was
Hermann, but It Is now known beyond
question that the murderer was in Salt
Lake up to May 6.
Mrs. names Has a Divorce.
Oklahoma City, OkH., June 2. Mrs.
Barnes, of Trenton, N. J., has secured a
divorce from her husband, who was fore
man of ex-Mayor Mogowan's factory In
terests at Trenton and who recently In
stituted suit against Magowan for alienat
ing his wife's aKsctlons.
Money Shrinks. . '
Washington. June I. The treasury offi
cial statement Issued today shows a de
crease of all kinds of money In circula
tion during May of 118,422,709 and since
June 1, ml, of 186.000, 000. The per caniU
circulation is stated at tU.IS.
TIIE SEWS THIS MOlLMMi.
Weather lailicatlaas Today
Fair; Northerly Winds.
The Slosan McKlnley and Reed.
St. Louis Appeals for Assistance.
Democratic National Committee Needs
War Veterans at Chambersburg.
2 "Whitney's" Weekly News Budget.
S (Loral) Foreign Mission Work ' at
Mr. Joyce Wants Damages.
Building Permits During May.
Reed In a Dilemma.
(Local) Tesla's Discoveries May Ben.
New Trolley Road for 8cranton.
Personnel of the Eleventh National
McKtnley's Official Scorer.
Market and 6tock Reports.
(Sports)-Wllkes-Barre Walks OS
Eastern, National and State League
Gossip for Local Wheelmen.
Qreat Test Cycle Race.
Bishop MeCabe's Figures on Methodist
Historic Cyclones and Tornadoes.
10 (Story)-"Mlss Peeksklll'sSDlrometer.
Coming Man to Have Neither Teeth
11 Lincoln and His Cabinet.
Electric Bicycle to Run 200 Miles an
12 News Up and Down the Valley.
On the Eve of Big Developments.
The Business World.
ST. LOUIS' APPEAL.
The City's Municipal Assembly Asks Aid
from the East The Number ol
Dead Largely Reduced.
St. Louis, June 2. Both houses of the
municipal assembly of St. Louis last
night adopted resolutions asking out'
side aid for the cyclone sufferers. The
appeal calls attention to the calamity
which has befallen the city, rendering
many artisans destitute and homeless,
and asks for all the aid that can be
sent. All donations are to be sent to
the mayor or police commission of St
Louis, or to any other committee who
may have charge of the relief funds
This action Is not In accord with the
position taken by the mayor in declar
lng that outside aid Is not needed.
At a meeting of the executive com'
mlttee of the relief committee yester
day much of the time was given over to
a discussion of the misunderstanding
that has gone abroad concerning the
attitude or the committee on the sub.
Ject of outside relief. A statement for
the press will be prepared which will
endeavor to show the gentlemen who
called the meeting for today that at no
time has any outside assistance been
refused when It was offered, but the
issuance of any appeal from the city to
the outside world for help will be
strenuously opposed. '
Mr. Spencer, president" of 'the Mer
chants' exchange, said:
"St. Louis cannot afford to go on rec
ord as begging for funds. We have
nearly ' rilS.OOO collected, and It may
get to $200,000. Long before that time
we win have matters in shape to know
approximately how much we win need.
If it becomes necessary to call for as
slstance from the outside we will do
it, but the necessity is not now appar
The loss of life In East St. Louts,
which has been generally excessively
estimated, Mas assumed far less seri
ous proportions as the days have
passed. Instead of being nearly 200,
as Is claimed by many, the lint of dead
numbers 100 idontlfipd, with two a
man and woman unknown. In addi
tion to this one man Is missing and
eight ye so severely Injured that they
will probably dip.
The lower house of the municipal
assembly today passed the bill appro
priating J100.000 for the relief, of the
tornado sufferers. The general fund
footing up tonight Is $129,000.
Mayor Walbridge has not refused to
accept moneys sent from outside cities,
and has turned f 15,000 thus secured to
the relief committee. The mayor, how
ever, believes that St. Louis should be
equal to the task of caring for the
The sun shone but ten minutes today
and frequently showers and falling
temperature kept up the strain of mis
ery among the unfortunates. At all
the relief stations long lines of men
and women waited their turn to receive
the dally allotment of food. Destitution
In East St. Louis is hourly increasing.
The ladles' relief committee made a tour
of the city today and report 670 families
absolutely homeless and destitute. Two
thousand Ave hundred people were
breakfasted by the committee today.
One hundred families who found homes
In freight cars, were turned out in the
The fight for the necessities of life
Is a desperate one. The relief commlt
tee is having a hard time controlling the
poor and making equal distribution.
At present they are spending about
$1,000 a day for food, clothing and cots.
They need $600 a day more.
MISS WILLARD IN LONDON.
She Addresses the Ilritish Women's
London, June 2. Queen's hall, Lon
don, was crowded last evening with
an enthusiastic audience upon the oc
casion of the opening of the twentieth
annual council of the British Women's
Temperance association. Agnes Wes
ton presided and in a short address,
extended a hearty welcome to Miss
Frances Wtllard, president of the
World's Women's Christian Temper
ance union, who was loudly cheered
when she appeared upon the platform.
Miss Wlllard delivered a brief ad
dress In which she declared that the
growth of temperance and the Chris
tian gospel were concurrent.
Cruiser Comus from Gorinto.
Ban Diego, Cnl., June 2. The Britain
cruiser Comus. Csntaln Dyke, has arrlvvil
from Corlnto. She left Esquimau some
months ago under seaiou orders wnicn
took her to Corlnto to protect British sub
jects during the revolution. She arrived
there April 6 and participated with 'he
United States cruiser Alert In taking
charge of munitions of war left by fleeing
insurgents and nanmng tnem over to tho
authorities. The Comus is on her way to
Esquimau and will sail tomorrow.
John T. Price Dead.
Washington. June 2. John T. Price.
once well-known livery stable keeper of
this city, who tooK care or uenerai urant's
Arabian steeds, anu wnoso stables were
also used In their time by Preslrlnts
linyes and Arthur and General Phil Sher.
lilan. with all of whom hn was well an.
qualnted, shot himself fatally last night
tnrougn oppression caused ay hi neaitn
and financial uimcumes. his body was
) nt found until toaay.
The Measure Is Approved by
. - 32 to 25.
THE HOUSE DISREGARDS A VETO
The River and Jlarbor Appropriation
Bill Passed in the House Over the
President's Stamp of Disapproval.
Other Notes of the Capitol.
Washington. June 1 An eight hour's
session of the senate was wound up to
day by the passage of the bill to pro
hibit the issuance of Interest bearing
bonds without the consent of congress.
All amendments with a motion to post-
none were voted down by a majority of
seven and the bill passed by a like ma
jority 32 to 26. A speech was made
early in the day by the chairman of the
finance committee, Mr. Morrut inep
Vt.) on the Dlngley emergency tariff
bill. In his remarks he Intimated that
Democratic senators were so much
afraid that the Populists were going to
get the betterotthem that they hurried
to become Populists themselves by vot
ing for the free coinage substitute to
the Dlngley bllL This substitute, he
characterised as a "legislative whim,"
Illustrating the old apothegm that
men are but children of a larger
The conference report on the Indian
appropriation bill (as to Indian clt'sen-
ship) was discussed from the close ox
Mr. Morrill's speech until 1 o'clock
when the morning hour expired and the
bill to prohibit the Issuance or bonds
wihout the consent of congress was
To that bill an amendment was offer
ed by Mr. Aldrlch (Rep., N. H.) to add
the words "unless In case of an emer
gency, it is necessary to preserve the
The bill was advocated by Senator
Brown (Rep.. Utah), and Teller (Rep..
Col.) and was opposed by Senator Alli
son (Rep., Iowa) and Chandler (Rep.,
N. H.). Mr. Cannon declared that the
great beating heart of the inter-moun
tain states was for the free and unlim
Itedcolnage of silver and took for its
leader Henry M. Teller, of Colorado.
not John Bherman, of Ohio. Mr. All!
son characterized the risk of a relapse
into the condition which prevailed be
tween 1S61 and 1879 as a most unwise
and unjust thing: and said that no part
of the people of the United States could
be benefitted by such a relapse.
Mr. Chandler appealed to the Demo
cratic senators not to vote a want of
confidence In the president of the
United States and that the secretary
of the treasury, who were men of their
own party and of their own choice.
Mr. Teller said that be did rot believe
that the gold people need have any, or
had, any fear of McKlnley, or of his
attitude .on the. money question.
Speeches against the bill .were also
made by Senators Burrows (Rep.,
Mien.), ana raimer mem., Ilia)
; Then the voting began. All the
amendments were voted down; the
bill was passed and the senate at 7.10
arVlourned till tomorrow at n o'clock.
The following is the vote In detail on
tne bona bin:
Teas Allen, Bacon, Bate, Berry,
Brown, Butler, cannon, Chilton, Daniel,
Dubois, George, Hanstorough, Harris,
jones, or Arkansas; Jones, of Nevada
Mills, " Mitchell,' of Oregon; Morgan,
Pasco,- Peffer, Petttgrew. Prttchard
Pugh, Stewart, Teller, Tillman, Turple,
Vest. Walthall, Warren, White, Wo!
cott sz. '
Nays Aldrlch, Allison," Brlce, Bur
rows. CaiTrey, Chandler, Cullom. Davis,
Faulkner, Galllnger, Hale, Hawley,
Hill. Lindsay, Lod?e. McPrlde, Mitchell,
of Wisconsin; Nelson, Palmer, Piatt,
Quay, Smith, Vilas, Wetmore, Wilson
OVER PRESIDENT'S VETO.
The river and harbor appropriation
bill was parsed over the president's veto
today by the unexpectedly heavy vote
of 220 yeas to 60 nays.
There were comparatively so few
votes In the negative that It was found
impossible to rair absent members In
favor of the bill. The Republicans,
with practical unanimity, and 39 Demo
crats with one Populist, made up the
affirmative vote, while the negative
vote was about equally divided between
the Republicans and Democrats, five
Populists voting with them. After
hearing the report of Chairman Hooker,
reciting the arguments in favor of pass
ing the bill over the veto, the house by
an overwhelming vote refused to listen
to any debate, despite the vigorous pro
test of Mr. Dockery (Dem., Mo.), who
denounced the course ta'tpn as "unjust,
unfair and unmanly." The remainder
of the session, mainly, was taken up
with the argument on the contested
election case of Mitchell vs. Walsh from
the Eighth New Tork district and vot
ing upon it. The report of the ma
jority of elections committee, No. 2, rec
ommending the seating of Mitchell
(Rep.) In place of Walsh (Dem.) was
agreed yeas, 162: nays, 89.
By this action the Democratic
strength in the house was reduced to 97,
and that of the Republicans Increased
A resolution was agreed to fixing the
hour of meeting for the remainder of
the sesp.lon at 11 o'clock.
Mr. Cannon (Rep., Ills.), chairman of
the committee on appropriation, ex
pressed the opinion that congress would
not adjourn finally before Friday or
Saturday of next week,
Conference reports on the naval ap
propriation bill, and bill making appro
priations for fortifications and coast
defenses were presented and the form
er agreed to.
The latter was the final report of the
conferees, and provided for the ex
penditure of $7,377,888 and authorized
contracts to tne amount oi m.is&.uib.
The lack of a quorum prevented the
adoption of the report, and at 3.40 the
V. D. Armonr's Trial.
Chicago, Juno 2. D. P. Armour's trial
before the directors of the Chicago boar'l
nf trails on the eharire of uncommercial
conduct In the allegd act of issuing
"shorts" warehouse receipts for grain
In storage, his elevators having been de
clared Irregular, began this afternoon. At
a late hour tonight the directors had not
reached a vote, the result of which may
mean the expulsion of the member whose
fortune is put at u,uvu,uw. ninny mem
her. at the hoard of trade said Mr. Ar
mour was too Important a member to be
convicted and tne grain inspection ue.
fiartment would be condemned for "mak
New York, June 2. Sailed: Spree, for
Bremen. Arrived out: Werra, at Qlbrnl.
tor. Sighted: Venctla, from New York
for Settln, etc., passed Lewis Island: Pa
latla, from Hamburg for . New York,
passed Isle of Wight.
Hernld's Weather Forecast.
New York, June 2. In the Middle states
today, clear, warmer, with light northerly
and northeasterly winds, becoming varta.
ble. On Thursday, warmer, fair weather,
light variable winds, mostly easterly and
southerly, possibly local showers In south
erly and western districts.
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