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TWENTY - SEVENTH lEAIt. ALL ON THEANXIOUSSEAT A RUSH OF MEMBERS SPEAKER CRISP'S ROOM TO To Learn the Outcome of His Conference Conference With the President as to the Tariff Bill Mr. Cleveland Did Not Say What He Would Do, but His Objections to the Bill Are as Strong as Ever. Washington, Aug. 23. "When It was known that bpoaker Crisp had seen Mr. Cleveland to - dny, there was a rush of members to the speaker's room in order to lenru tho president's intention as to the tariff. AH the speaker 'would say was, that the president would probably allow tho bill to become a law without his signature. He said the president had not told him what he would do, but from his general conversation regarding the bill, the speaker made the foregoing de duction. Tho president, it Is said, has not hesi tated to express to some of his callers his Jbjcctions to the bill. These objections are as strong to - day as they were wiien bis now famous letter to Chairman Wil son was read in the house more than a month ago. None of those who saw the president asked whether ho would veto the bill. The constitutional limit of ten days in which the bill may become operative without the president's signature will be reached at midnight on Monday next. Some ot the Democratic leaders who saw tho president this morniug have urgod hiui strongly to 6ign the bill They have represented that any other course would discredit the measure and the party and it would bo a serious handicap to them when on the stump during the October October campaign. The president is reported reported to have heard these gentlemen patiently and to have shown by his responses that he was not insensible insensible to their argument In .some cases they returned to the capitol foeliug that after all there was a possibility that the presidential signature would be affixed affixed to the measure," but as one of the number expressed it there is only a possibility." possibility." Equal uncertainty also exists whether President Cleveland will send a message to congress concerning the bill. He has been urged not to do so, but to withhold anything he may choose to say ou the subject uutil the re - assembling of congress congress to be incorporated in his annual message. TARIFF BILL ERRORS. Comparison of the BIcKlnley and Senate Schedules. , Washington, Aug. 23 In the existing existing McKinley law the provisions placing aulhrucltn cpaj on the free list and allow - iiia snins sToreS oi coais iwugluci uard or I) soft) to have free entry are embodied in separate paraprnpus;tuus: Paragraph 586 Coal, anthracite. Paragraph 537 Coal stores of American American vessels; but none shall be unloaded. In the senate bill, these two paragraphs nre emerged into one and connected by an "and" so as to read as follows: Paragraph 441 Coal, anthracite, and coal stores of American vessels, but none shall be unloaded. This it is contended makes the prohibition prohibition in regard to landing ships stores apply, also to the unloadiug of anthracite coal, although it is retained on the free list. The customs officials of the treasury treasury have not made any ruling ou the matter although their attention has been called to it VIOLATED THE LAW. Recorder of Deeds C. H. J. Taylor Solicited Solicited .Money for Political Purposes. Washington - , Aug. 23. The civil service service commission, which for the past two weeks has been accumulating evidence against Recorder of Deds C. H. J. Taylor for vinlating the law in soliciting soliciting contributions from government employes for political purposes, has prepared a voluminous report which will be submitted to the president to - morrow or next day with a recoromuudation that Taylor be removed from office. Taylor, who is a colored Democratic leader from Kansas, was appointed to the most lucrative lucrative position in the District of Columbia against the protests of residents of AVash - inirton, who tried to defeat the nomination nomination in the senato on the ground that it was repugnant to the policy of home rule. SONS OF VETERANS. Officers Elooted by the National Encamp - raout, Davenport, la. Davenpoht, la., Aug. 23. The National National encampment of Sons of Veterans this morning elected the following officers: officers: Commander in Chief, Col. Wm. E. liundy, of Ohio ; senior vice commander, T. A. Barton, Rhode Island; junior vico commander, L. A. Dilley, Ohio; council, W. IX Spters, New York, Ehvell T. Carr, Pennsylvania, and C. K. Darling of Boston. CARNIVAL OF CANNIBALISM - Inhuman Barbarities of Indians In Bolivia A Magistrate and Son Horribly Horribly Tortured Many Lives Lost by Shipwreck. Panama, Aug. 16. The Star and Herald prints the followiog details of the recent double murder by Indians m Bo livia: The Indians of Carangas killed the magistrate of tho court of Oruro, Seuor Arcc, ana his son who was with him. The unfortunate man seeing tho menaciug attitude of the Indians, took refuge in a priest's house, which was surrounded by the Indians, who threatened to set fire to it. Having held a council of martyrdom they resolved that the life of the sou should be taken first, and in the presenco of the father they clipped out his tongue, extracted his eves, and otherwise tortured him until he was dead. As the blood flowed from the body they caught it in horn cups and drank it with avidity. They then cut the father to death In a like horrible manner. A carnival of cannibalism was then held over the bodies until tho flesh was eaten to the bones. This account of such inhuman barbar ities occurring within the region of civilization is almost incredible. This story nlso seems to cxplaiu the reason for a report that it was ex - rrcsident Arco who is at Present in Chile, who had been assassinated, but as has been made known already, it was a namesake of his that was the victim of these Indians, and the unfortunate magistrate was the man. Advices from Chile to the Star and Herald says. The steamer Longavi be longing to the Compania Sud - Aruoricana, while bound from Carahue to the north ran on a rock during a dense fog and is a total wreck. Many lives were lost, but the esacpsiumuer is unKnown. LABOR IN, POLITICS - Knights' Agents Looking Into Congress men's Records. Washington, Aug. Sio. Two members members of the executive board of the Knights ot Labor, J. iv. Jtlayes ot ruuadelphia, the general secretary - treasurer, and B. H. Martin of Minneapolis, havo been in Washington for two davs working for - legislation in the interest interest of labor. They have canvassed those members of the house who are in the city to learn how many can be depended upon to vote for an arbitration measure. They declare that labor organizations organizations will take a larger part in politics this fall than ever before. Records of all members of the house who will run for re - election this fall are being compiled, and their votes on ques tions pertaining to the interests of the laboring classes looked into. It is said that these records will be used in the various campaigns for or against the members. CZAR'S NAVAL MOVE. He Orders a fleet of Nine Warships to Service in the Pacific. Beelin, Aug. 23. It is reported here that nine Russian warships will leave Cronstadt on August 27, for the Pacific. to ao is to on

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The Scranton Republican (Scranton, Pennsylvania)24 Aug 1894, FriPage 1
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