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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 17

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Blood, Stomach Liver arid Kidneys Composed of Roots, Herbs, Leaves and Biarks. A GUARANTEED CURE ...FOR . . . Dyspepsia, Biliousness, Liver and Kidney rk CorapIaints, Rheumatism, Ketiralgia, Catarrh, Nervous Debility, Sick Headache Loss of Appetite, Blotches, Pimples. Scrofula, Erysipelas. Salt Kheum, Eczema, "Wwik Back, Ferer and Agte and i ill other Diseases arising from Impurities of th* Blood or Derangement of the : .Nervoias System. Price 25 Cents, PREPARED BY THE THOMPSON HERB TEA CO. NEW YORK. AT WORK ON * REVENUE BILL. Botti Houses of the Illinois Legislature Have a Measure to Discuss. Springfield, Ills., Jan. 19.—Immediately after the senate convened yesterday morning Dunlap moved that a recess be taken until 2 o'clock, to give the revenue committee opportunity to meet. The motion prevailed. "When the senate reconvened the revenue bill was taken up 'on second reading and discussed in committee of the whole. The amendments were ordered printed. The revenue committee adopted several important amendments to the bill. The emergency clause was stricken out so that the bill will not become operative until July 1. Another amendment provides that taxes shall become a lien on the property on March 1, Instead of May 1, as at present. The house committee on elections ordered reported favorably Hamburger's primary election bill. The house revenue co'mmittee ordered favorably reported McGinnis 1 bill taxing telephones and Bovay's bill taxing life insurance companies 3 per cent. The latter was amended so as not to apply to fraternal companies doing business in the state under the fraternal laws. Thehousereve- nue bill prepared by a sub-committee and introduced by Selby yesterday is based upon the measure prepared by the senate committee and the bills in the matter of detail are similar^ CLERK WAS ENTIRELY TOO FRESH. Bx of the Hotel Gives Senator Mason ft Bad Half Hour. Washington, Jan. 1.9.—United States Senator William Mason, of Chicago, was the victim of an unpleasant affair in the office of the Hotel Johnson yesterday afternoon, when he was assaulted by the clerk after some words over securing a room for the wife of one of Mason's Chicago friends who was passing- through the city. Alonzo Wighal, of Chicago, a well-known lawyer and formerly editor of the Chicago Journal, is an old friend of Mason. Monday Wig- hal telegraphed that his wife would pass through Washington, and asked that Mason should take her sight-seeing-. Mason and his son spent the early afternoon in escorting Mrs. Wighal through the public buildings, and afterward dined at the Jobnson. Mrs. Wighal being tired, and some hours remaining before she could secure a train, Mason engaged a room for her at the Johnson for the afternoon, paid for it and reg-islered her as "Mr?. Lou Wierhal. Chicago." Returning f, the cafe where the lady was waitins with his son Mason was followed by the clerk, who asserted that he hadchangfJ his mind about furnishing- the room, and tendered Mason his money. The' Senator repaired with the clerk to the lobby, where hot words ensued and the clerk struck him. Before many blows passed the combatants were separated by friends. Mrs. Wighal was afterward escorted to the Arlington, where she secured a room lor tie night, being too much wrought up over the incident to continue her journey as .intended. S1GNOR NICOLIN1 PASSES AWAY. Patti, tne Sons Bird. Los<-il the Husband She Loved Better Than Applause. London, Jan. 19.—Signer Xicolini, bus baud of Mme. Adelina Patti-Nicolini, died yesterday at Pau, France. The late Signor Ernest Nicolini married Mme. Patti in Wales in 1SS6. She bad been divorced from Ixnjis Sebastian Henri de Roger de Gahuzac, Marquis de Caux. Nicolini's health began to fail WTTI in the early part of Isist year and it was reported that he -iras suffering from a cancerous affection and from a complication of other disorders. Both he and Mme. Patti had for some months been aware of tie fatal nature !! of his illness and friends woo saw them together described the absolute devotion of the two as touching in the extreme. • "" And Sustains the Speaker in His Knllngs— D«iAr«Dond the I*ader on tlie Cuban Side, .ilbssliited by Bailey and the Democrats. I>ss One — Pretty Warm Time Whil« It Lasted—Morgan's Second Installment of .Remarks on Hawaii. Washington, Jan. 1!).—Cuba had a hearing 1 in the house yesterday, and for a time it looked as if parliamentary precedents would be set aside and the senate resolution recognizing the insurgents as belligerents would be attached as a rider to the diplomatic and consular appropriation bill. DeArmond of Missouri precipitated she issue by offering the resolution as an amendment, but a point of order against it was sustained. DeArmond appealed. He urged the Republicans who had professed friendship for the struggling Cubans to override the decision of the chair as the only chance of securing action on tha proposition. Bailey, the leader of the minority, and other Democrats joined .n the appeal. The excitement became ntense, but the appeals of Dingley, the floor leader of the majority, as well as other Republican leaders, to their associates not to join in the programme succeeded. Bepuolicaii Threaten* to Brealt Away. Colsor. (Rep.) of Kentucky warned his side that unless he was soon given au opportunity to vote his sentiments on the Cuban question he would co-operate in any revolutionary method to secure action. The Republican tactics kept to the front the point that the minority was seeking: to override nhe rules of the bouse, and they got every Republican vote, sustaining- the chair ay a vote of 152 to 114. One Democrat —Fleming of Georgia—voted with them on the ground that he could not violate hisi oath by voting against upholding the rules. During- the debate Bailey challenged Hitt to give the house any assurance that an opportunity would be offered to vote on the resolution passed by the senate at the last session, but ne received no reply. Before the diplomatic bill came up the army bill passed. Rnles of Order Be Blowed. DeArmond did not attempt to deny that his move was against the rules, neither did he offer an amendment to the rules; he said that the house could at any time place in a bill what it wanted there. When the people of the country felt as they did now it was the duty of members to override these pet- "i'^jles which had been used to suppress action. The autonomy offered by Spain, he declared, was a revolting mockery, a sham and a delusion. He .varned the other side that the question could not be evaded or dodged; that with this opportunity before them they could not go back to their constituents and-.plead the rules as an excuse for non-action. When called to order for not keeping to the subject in his remarks he said he well understood this, but he would not flinch from his purpose. House Managers for Kegularlty. The house managers made their fight for regularity of proceeding. The speaker, who was in the lobby, came into the hall and helped to rally his followers. Dingley,. the floor leader of the majority, took the floor. He characterized DeArmond'g appeal from the decision of the chair as a most extraordinary proposition. It was a proposition to override tha rules, he said, and established a new mode of proceedure and'to destroy the orderly transaction of business. DeArmond got the floor again and in reply urged members on both sides of the house to vote "to free this house for one hour from a dominion so absolute that it is impossible to get consideration for any-matter, no matter how important, without the consent of those in authority in the house." He closed with a sneer at the rules. Only Way They Could Get: at It. Later, when Cannon asked Bland, "Do you yourself believe this amendment is in order?" "Yes. I do," responded Bland, "because this is the only way we can get at it. It is a law of necessity just now." The claim was sustained,but when the next paragraph was read appropriating $175,000 for ambassadors to Great Britain, Germany and France, Williams of Mississippi moved an amendment to appropriate $".,000 for an envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary to the republic of Cuba. The- Democrats cheered, but this move also went down under a point of order. MOBGAX OF ALABAMA COXTtS'tTJED. Senator Gives Ihe Senate the Second Installment of Hi-s Hawaiian Speech. Washington, Jan. 19.—Morgan occupied the atter.tion of the senate during the entire time of the executive session yesterday in the presentation of his views on the subject of the annexation of the Hawaiian islands. This was the second installment of the senator's speech, and when he quit a, i.'ew minutes after 5 o'clock he had not reached the end. Ke spoke for about three hours yesterday and his speech WJLS a general presentation of his belief in the importance of the islands to the United States. He predicted that :il the United Spates did not take advantage of the present opportunity to acquire the islands there would be war between this country and some other power within ten weeks. It was not. he said, within the bounds of possibilities—in view of the present European competition for territory in Asia—that the Hawaiian islands should be allowed to remain independent for any length of time after the "Cniied. Stales should finally an- their determination not to make them a portion of American territory. "Does the senator from Alabama mean to say." interrupted Pettigrew. "that the Hawaiian government would voluntarily seek, the protection of some other power and thus forego the great advantage those islands now enjoy in their reciprocity arrangement with the United States which results in our remitting to them annually not less than fn.OOO.OOO?" To this question Morgan replied that the reciprocity treaty had been negotiated for the purpose of giving this country cheap sugar. He said that it had been of greater benefit to the United States than it had been to Hawaii, because it had accomplished its purpose of making cheaper one of our great commodities and one of the necessities of every household. We want, he said, not only the sugar from Hawaii, but cheaper coffee as well, and that many other necessary articles could be grown in those islands. The senator displayed a number of large maps from which he contended that the islands were in the roadway of commerce between our western coast and the Orient, and said that all ships, whether laden with the articles of commerce or the munitions of war, must necessarily pass them in going- to and fro between this country and the Asiatic coast; and thus, he said, the nation which controls Hawaii will control the commerce of the east. In closing he said that failure to annex the islands meant inevitable bloodshed, and the responsibility for that bloodshed would rest upon the senate of the United States for its failure to perform its duty at this critical hour in the history of the two countries. SHORT DAY'S WORK IS THK BULK. Government ^Employes at Washington Cut Half an Hour Oft" the Law. Washington, Jan. 19.—Civil Service Commissioner John B. Harlow was before the senate civil service investigating committee yesterday and presented some interesting statements and suggestions in reply mainly to questions on the subject submitted by Elklns, of the committee. He said that if all the government employes in this city were required to work the full seven hours a, day as required by law it would mean a gain of 4,500 extra hours a day with a saving approximately of over $800,000 a year for clerk hire. At present the great bulk of employes work six and a half hours. Commissioner Harlow believed that many millions of dollars would besaved it' the departments were managed like the average business house or corporation. "The nearest the government approaches to the eight-hour law for em- ployes, except where great mental exertion is required, the less reason will people in private employ have for being dissatisfied with their own condition," said he. Open Session of the Senate. Washington, Jan. 19. — Yesterday's open session of the senate was brie):. Practically the only business accomplished aside fi-orn the routine proceedings was the passing of the urgent deficiency appropriation bill. The measure as finally passed by the senate carries $1,91S,S10. The Teller resolution providing that bonds of the United States may be paid in standard silver dollars was favorably reported by a majority of the finance committee and notice was given that it would be called up at an early date, _ Bimetallic Managers in Council. Washington, Jan. 19.—The executive committee of the American Bimetallic union met here yesterday. The meeting- was called for .the purpose of consultation regarding,.'the future work oil the union. The committee feels that "the fallacies of themonetary plan suggested by Secretary Gage and the monetary commission" should be pointed out, and literature will be prepared upon this special subject. He Will B« the Nation's Guest Washington, Jan. 19.—Arrangements are making for the entertainment of President Dole, of Hawaii, on a scale befitting his rank as the chief .magistrate of a friendly nation. It has been decided that he shall be regarded as th« nation's guest and that our government shall bear the expense of his entertainment while in Washington. Gage Gives His Views Again. Washington, Jan. 19.—Secretary Gage proceeded yesterday with the currency hearing- before the house committee on banking- and currency. The bearing took a general range, with a view to developing Gage's views on general financial questions and his judgment on various measures, including his own, for currency revision. Evans Will Fight Judge LOUR. Washington. Jan. 19.— It is understood that Commissioner Evans, of the pension office, will refuse to vacate the order made by former Commissioner Lochren reducing the pension of Judge Charles D. Long. o£ Michigan, from S72 to ?50 per month. Bess Postmaster at Indianapolis. Washington, Jan. 19. — Among the nominations sent to the senate yesterday was that of James W. Hess, to be •postmaster oflndianapolls._ Illinois G. A. B. Encampment. Streator. Ills., Jan. 19.—The council of administration, department of Illinois G. A, R., met here yesterday. Commander S. C. Schimuffi presided. After hearing reports from local committees the council voted to hold the next state encampment in Streator, May 10. 11 and, 12. The railroads will make the rate one fare for the round trip. Headquarters for the Grand Army and Roman's Relief corps will be at the Plumb House. '_ He Will Go Back to Paw Pair. Chicago, Jan. 19.—Thomas Minter irtll go back to Paw Paw, Mich. He is wanted there for violating the local option law. He was tinder J300 bonds, but ran away to Chicago some time ago. Four officers from the East Chicago Avenue station found that he was at 52 Crosby avenue. They surrounded the house and were about to catch Mm when he leaped from a second-story •wiadosr: but he didn't sart away- The Sine Qua Non of the Coal Miners in the Conference with Operators at Chicago. IS RATOETOED'S STATEMENT. Willing to Discuss the Scale of TTajrei. but Talk About "Mini? Kun" IB Tlrao W«*t*d —That Principle Slated to Win the Ficht; —How the Operators Stand — Mailer Now in the Hands ot the Joint Scalo Committee. Chioajj-o, Jan. 19.—The conference ot time operators and employes began its serious work yesterday. The scale committee was completed and went to work on the most vexed questions—Indeed the only questions—before the confer- snce, and meantime the conference itself took recess until afternoon, as if It expected the scale committee to ba ready to report by that time. Whatever the conference expected, there was no report upon its reconvening and It adjourned to today. The two difficult questions in the scale committee are those of "mine run" or screened coal, and wages. Both are indissolubly connected by the miners and the acceptance or rejection of the one necessarily carries the acceptance or rejection of the other. "Mine Bun" Is Likely to Win. • The session of the scale committee developed the fact that the "mine run" system would undoubtedly be adopted by the convention. The miners' delegates are a unit for the abolishment of the screen system. Prominent Ohio operators, however, axe not disposed to accept the "mine run" proposition, and the only discordant note in the secret conference was a declaration by a heavy Ohio operator that he would go home and procure contracts with his miners on the "lump" basis. President Batch-, ford occupied a large portion of the session with a discussion of tlie several points at issue, among them being- the higher scale, mine run. eight-hour day, and betterment of the miners' condition generally. He. it is understood, favored a movement to weed out unskilled labor in the mines. Want* to Uplift the Coal Miner*. By this arrangement the men as a class would be placed on a much higher plane, and operators would in their turn be benefited. Check weighing was discussed by Patrick Dolan. The committee did not reach a vote on any of the questions discussed. Members of the committee are inclined to work in i deliberate manner and the fight between Ohio and Pennsylvania over differentials will undoubtedly be a warm one. I5;iMX of tlif. Interhtato Scale. . Colonel A. L. Sweet was made chairman ot the joint scale committee. On taking the gavel he said the first thing to consider'was what basis should be adopted to effect an interstate scale. Operator Dempster moved that the basic rate of 56 cents for Pennsiylvania be adopted as thehorizonta) from which, to make differentials. W. H. L,<:\vis for the miners moved as an amendment that the mine run be made the basis of payment in all states. President Ratchford said that the miners had agreed in convention to demand a raise. The operators knew it, and the world knew it. Whatever sparring, therefore, might be done in the sessions of the joint scale committees .. must be done by the operators themselves. •*-• ' Batchford States the Cltlmatam. "We may have to leave," concluded ' Ratchford, "without securing- what we are entitled to. "We are ready to subordinate our wage scale to the mine run demand. This, however, we demand." Chairman Sweet backed -up Batchford. The Illinois .operatives, he said, had tried the mine run. and were satis- fled. "We like it and will retain it. Now, it's for you men of other states to decide what you will'do." Thereupon the discussion became general. Indiana operators, to a degree, followed the lead of Illinois, but Ohio and Pennsylvania bitterly fought tW proposition. DETERMINATION ON BOTCH SIDES. The Feature of the Strike In tin* Cotton Mills of New England, Boston, Jan. 19.—Grim determination on the part of both sides, coupled with a defined issue between employer and employe as well as practically an absence of any sign of demonstration, were the features of the second day in the great strike in the cotton industry. As on Monday, interest centered almost entirely in the strike at New Bedford, where the .disturbances of Monday let (Continued on Fourtfc P«c*.) the food part, whoteMia* nut

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