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F IT COOLS HOT BLOOD. The Effect of the Mace on a Congressional Tempest. JS Th* Mace 13 a Symbol of tlio Authority and I>l|rnity of the House—Notable Instances of Its Mugto ijffect — Scenes oi TVUd Confusion on the Floor. [COPYRIGHT. 1S91.1 A stranger, stasding- in the Speaker's lobby at five minutes of twelve in the forenoon, will sec much of interest. The walls of the long- lobby are covered •with pictures of the former Speakers of the House. A portrait that never fails to command the admiration of even the oldest members of the House is that of Samuel J. Randall. The Roman nose, the firm-set mouth, the square jaw, the flashing eyes and the black curling locks mark the born leader. His face stands out among the faces of Blaine, .Stevenson, Boyd, Polk, Clay, Peaning- ton, Muhlenburg, Kerr, and others, like the face of Napoleon among- his roar- shals at Versailles. While gazing at this gallery of the portraits of statesmen dead and gone, the leading- living statesmen of the House glided past the observer. Then comes between the swinging baize doors a, venerable man with gray hair, a gray beard and sightless eyes. HP carries a Ixat in one hand and a cane in the other. A page leads him by the arm. He is Rev. William H. Milburn, author of. the "Rifle, Axe and Saddlebags," and <2iaplain of the House. He passes into the hall of Representatives from the lobby and is lost to view. Look back toward the east entrance. You see another page, with hands folded in front o;f him, clasping what appears to be a massive silver-bound ebony club. Jt is surmounted by a globe of silver, , -upon which the hemispheres are traced. A silver eagle, with outstretched wings, is perched upon the globe. The whole resembles th6 fasces carried by the Ro' man lictors before the tribunes, in time of peace, and before the consuls, returning from war. It is a bundle of thirteen ebony sticks entwined with a silver band. These' thirteen ebony sticks represent the thirteen original States. This club is the mace representing- the authority and dignity of the - House. Its custodian is the Sergeant- at-Arms. It is kept in his office when f the House is not in session. The page & carries it through the lobby and into the chamber. It is placed at the side of a malachite pedestal. This mace was made in 1S34, although it bears the date oi 1841. The latter date was engraved •npon it at the tune it was repaired and remonnted. It weighs about twenty pounds. Anon, the Speaker enters the House and climbs the steps leading to the dais. .He leans his elbow upon the marble desk, and gazes at the clock below the main gallery. When both hands mark Mgh noon, he steps behind his desk and seizes the gavel. At the same instant BEASISS THE MACE. •the great mace is elevated to its pedes- •taJL It indicates that the House is in session. There is a crash as the Speaker brings down the mallet. "The House will be in order," he says, with the nasal twang indicative of the genuine Yankee. The blind chap, lain rises at the desk of the clerk below him. The Speaker crosses his hands upon the handle of the gavel and looks steadfastly at the House for several seconds. Many members arise, -while others place their hands before their eyes. All assume a devout attitude. The Speaker then says in a low, . clear tone:. "The chaplain will offer prayer," and bows his head. When the prayer is concluded the journal is read, and the House is ready for business. The mace remains upon its pedestal until the House goes into committee of the whole. Then it is lowered, and remains lowered till the committee rises. Notwithstanding its prominence and significance, a man might serve sis months in the House of Representatives without noticing it. This would be more likely to happen if the member sat on the Republican side of the chamber. There the Speaker's desk hides it from view. But let a storm rise; let the pulses of the members be quickened with passion and hot words be uttered; let clenched fists be shaken and members rush toward the main aisle in rage and fury, and the mace will appear. It will be borne aloft majestically over the area in front of the Speaker's desk, up the main aisles »nd down the side aisles, ealming the ' tempest, cooling the disputants, calling „ the House to its sober self and eausing ^-members to resume their seats. They recognize its significance as a symbol , and submit to the authority whieh it " represents. It has been used for this ' purpose five times since the opening of the Fifty-first Congress. It was carried around the.House twice in the Fiftieth Congress. . The first time that it was used in the present Congress was when the Democratic members moSe the'fight against r the Speaker's assumption to count a quorum under what he'called general f parliamentary law. None who wit- 1 jessed it will ever forget the scene. It . attempt to unseat Judge Jackson, -.:6f \Yest Virginia, was made." The galleries were packed and the whole House was hi an uproar. Even so careful a man as John G-. Carlisle be«nao excited and rushed down a side aisle demanding recognition. Mills, Breckinridge, MeMillin, Crisp, Bland atid other Democratic leaders were clamoring- to be heard, while McKinley, Grosvenor, Rowell, Cannon and other Republicans were claiming the floor and shouting: "Regular order." Out of the chaos strode tall .Bynum down to the front desks, and, with powerful lungs, gave the Speaker an excoriation that sounded like the peal of a trumpet in the noise of battle. The galleries joined in the uproar. Vainly the Speaker tried to bring- the House to order. Then the mace was brought out. It was supposed at first that the Sergeant-at-Arms intended to arrest Jlr. Bynum. A brawny eon of Illinois stood at Bynum's side, prepared to resist the attempt, if it was made. The mace, however, was carried up the main aisle and in the side aisles where turbulent knots of men were gathered. It came like oil upon troubled waters. The tempest subsided as quickly as it had arisen. Members recognized its significance and dropped CAKI.ISI.T5 WAXES FURIOUS. into their seats as if petrified. There were turbulent scenes afterward, but none as turbulent as the one that had been quelled. This was on January 31. On May 14 the mace was again brought into play. It was on the day that Mr. Bynum was censured by the House. The excitement arose while the House was in committee of the whole upon the McKinle'y bill. General Grosvenor, of Ohio, was in the chair. There was a bitter personal colloquy between Mr. Bynum and General Bayne, of Pennsylvania, concerning the character of one Campbell, a glass manufacturer of Pittsburgh. The confusion was terrible. Three-quarters of the members were upon their feet, applauding and shouting. The tumult reached its height when Bynum denounced Mr. Campbell as a liar and perjurer, and 'said that he had as great confidence in his character as he had in the character of General Bayne. General Cutcheon demanded that the words be taken down, and the confusion became so great that the House looked like a mob around an election board. Fists were clenched and every thing indicated a free fight. Again Deputy Sergeant-at-Arms Tom Cavanagh appeared with the mace. The disputants were boiling over with :rage, but they dropped into their seats : and the House became so still that the "whispers in the galleries could be heard. .Bynum was censured late at night, 'standing in the Speaker's arena, sur•rounded by his Democratic associates, 'who refused to go to their seats when ordered to do so by the Speaker. Mr. Beed, instead of ordering out the mace, censured Bynum where he stood. The mace had done work enough for one .day. 1 On June 25, while the force bill was •under discussion, sharp personalities 'were exchanged between Joseph G. Cannon and John H. O'Neall, of Indiana. O'Neall alluded to alleged par- chasing of votes in Cannon's district, and Joseph G. was on fire in an instant. He had the floor, and was therefore able to shut off O'lveall from replying. The hub-bub was universal. The Democrats shouted for fair play, and the Republicans cheered Cannon and cried for the regular order. O'Neall was stung to the quick. He insisted upon being heard, and did not give way until the mace was borne up the side aisle where he stood. The . brewing storm died'away and O'STeall subsided. On Tuesday, August 26, the services of Assistant Sergeant-at-Arms Cavanagh were again required. It was during the exciting scenes attending COMING CLOSE TO BLOWS. the passage of the Conger lard bill by the House. Within three minutes after Mr. Cannon's noted reply to Mr. McAdoo there was a collision on the Republican side of the House. Clows were exchanged, while the House was a perfect bedlam. In an instant the great 'mace was borne along the aisle and within a few seconds perfect silence was secured. The last time that the mace was used was fi> the turbulence and wild commotion caused by the recent effort of the Speaker to. suppress Mr. Mills. The words "traitor" and "treason" wers freely bandied and there was some profanity. Everybody expected to see an eruption. The mace, however, did its work effectually and the House was Boon quieted. AMOS J. CUJIMINOS. A New noisiness for Women. A new venture entered upon by two competent women has now grown to such proportions as to attract newspaper comment. They are professional house-cleaners, and are already crowded with engagements. Every lady knows that her personal supervison is needed for the proper performance of the sacred rites of house-cleaning, and every one dreads the awful days which must be devoted to this duty. All this unpleasant work can be avoided by those who have the money to pay these capable women. They take the entire charge of a house or apartment, if so desired, bringing with them a careftilly- selccted corps of assistants to wash windows, clean paint, sweep, or, if needed, take up and relay carpets. The managers themselves handle the delicate bric-a-brac, so that it shall not be injured or broken, replacing every thing in position when the work is done. These women have achieved an established success. They have recently put in order many handsome houses whose owners have been in Europe during the summer, and one of the partners visited Newport to close several of the finest houses there,—Lillie Devereux Blake, in Woman's Journal. The Pliilonopliy of Perseverance. 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It eradicates dyspepsia, tlie bane of sedentary brain workers, rpreserves and restores regularity of the bowels and liver, when disordered from any cause, annihilates fever and ague and prevents It. checks the groth of a tendency to rheumatism and tout, and neutralizes the dan- er to be apprehended from causes productive of Jtedney, bladder ;v d and uterine ailments. To be convinced of ihe truth of these statements, it Is only necessary to give this sterling iJiepanitlon an Impartial trlJl. tol9 Has Joined the Throng. 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In addition to this it is located on the Q.. and C., one of the largest and most important of the Southern Trunk Lines. It is in the midst of the fertile and beautiful Tennessee Valley; has already an established reputation as a prosperous and s. e manufacturing town and some additional strength as a health resort. The strongest firm at present located there Is the Day ton Coal & Iroii Co., an English Corporation, who have built a standard gauge railroad to their mines, and own 20.000 acres of good coal and iron and timber land, just West of and adjoining Dayton. It is proposed to have a Land Sale pecembcr 3rd, 4th and 5th, and special trains will be ran from New England also i'rom the important cities of the North and North-west, which will undoubtedly be a great success, as die plan is to discourage extravagant prices and put the property in the hands ofthe people at a price where they can afford to hold and improve it. 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