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EXCLUSIVE TELEGRAPHIC ' PRESS REPORT.
VOL. XLIf, NO. 55.
ASTORIA, OREGON7, THURSDAY MORNING, MARCH 8, 1894.
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The Armament of tlicKearsarge
to Be Rescued.
THE SILVER FIGHT RE-OPENED
Morgan Asks for Information Re
garding: the British Occupation
Washington, March 7. In the senate
Sherman moved that the Bland seigm-
lorage bill be referred to the finance
committee. This precipitated a vigor
ous discussion, In which Sherman advo
cated his motion. Hill and Cockrell op
The hearing before the agricultural
committee by the boards of trade on
the Hatch anticipation bill was con.
unued today and developed a better
feeling on the part of Hatch than has
been manifested hitherto. He informed
the board of trade men he did not seek
In the bill to prevent legitimate trad
Ing In futures, but only sought to sup
press bucket shops and dealing in puts
The house bill appropriating $45,000
for the rescue of the armament and
wreck of the Kearsarge was passed.
Morgan presented a resolution calling
on the president to Inform the senate
whether Great Britain occupied Blue
fields or any other part of Nicaragua,
the size of the force landed, and any
claim of authority under which the
landing waa made. Morgan said he
wanted to know whether the Clayton
Bulwer treaty of 1850 was being vlolat
ed. The resolution was agreed to. ,
McPherson and Vest made personal
explanations denying the EtatemenU
in the New York World this morning
charging them with stock Jobbing while
aeiaying xne iann dim.
The senate then entered on a consid
eration of the seigniorage bill, and Mr,
Sherman's motion to refer, spoken of In
the first paragraph, was defeated by a
vote of 6 to 50. Affirmative votes-
Davis, Galllnger, Morrill, Palmer, Slier
man and Vllm
There were some dilatory tactics after
the seigniorage bill was taken up, but
they were not carried far. Morrill,
Sherman and Allison spoke In opposi
tion. Then, after a short executive ses
sion, the senate adjourned.
lb is not believed the seigniorage bill
can be Interposed very long to obstruct
the tariff bill. In fact, but for the dila
tory motions It would have been passed
this afternoon. It is not thought the
debate can last much longer, and that
it will be out of the way before the
tariff bill reaches the senate.
An Interesting debate was precipitated
by Harris' motion for a second reading
of the seigniorage bill. Tills was op.
posed by Sherman, who moved Its ref
erence to the finance committee, and, in
the course of a strong speech In opposl
tlon to the bill, said its object was to
divert the trust fund from its legitimate
purpose, a thing which in Ohio would
be a penitentiary offense. His motion
was defeated, however, and the bill was
taken up as unfinished business, and al
most before any one was aware of what
had happened, it passed its third read
ing and was on the point of passing the
senate. Then its opponents recovered
from their surprise and endeavored to
prevent its passage, and on the request
of Senator Sherman It went over until
Washington, March 7. In the house
the bill permitting Gen. O. O. How
ard to accept from France the decora
tion of commander of the Legion cf
Honor was passed. '
Harris, of Tennessee, opened the sil
ver fight by moving the second read
ing of the Bland seigniorage bill, and
gave notice that when the bill was read
second time he would move to take
It up-for consideration.
Voorhees, In the course of a speech
later, said he had hopes and belief that
the tariff bill would be reported to the
full committee within a few hours. It
would remain in committee at least a
The senate Joint resolution was passed
for tha appointment of a commissioner
for the Antwerp international exhibi
tion. The house then went into committee
of the whole on the pension appropria
After the house went Into committee
o" the whole on the pension appropria
tion bill a partisan discussion followed.
Neill cloed tna- general dobate at 3
Grosvcnor, of Ohio, offered an amend
ment to Increase the appropriation, for
the pensions carried by the bill from
$150,000,000 ty" $165,000,000, which was de
feated without division.
Pickler, of South Dakota, offered an
amendment to make the reports of ex
amining surgeons open, to inspection of
the attorneys and applicant. Agreed to,
Grow, of .' Pennsylvania, offered an
amendment providing that no pensio
on account of disability In service
should be less than $12 per month. With
tnis amendment as his text he made a
brief speech, his first since his retur
to the house, which he left 30 years ago
as speaker. Mr. Crow's remarks bub
bled over with patriotism and glowed
with the Are of eloquence. The mem
bers listened to his words with close at
tentlon, and a burst of applause from
both sides of the house greeted Its con
The- bill was then reported to the
house and passed without dissension
The house; then adjourned.
FIGHTING OVER SUGAR.
Hie Majority of the Senate Finance
Committee Unable to Agree.
Washington, March 7. Just before
leaving thecapltol this evening, Sena
tor Voorhees, as chairman of the sen
ate finance committee, ordered the la
suance of a call for a meeting of the full
committee tomorrow at U o'clock. He
said the meeting would be for the pur
pose ofconsideHng the tariff bill, which
would then be submitted. He at th
same time reiterated the statement
made on the floor of the senate, that
the committee would !e given a few
days to consider the bill as a whole, and
that after it should be reported to th
senate, at least a week additional time
would be permitted for .he preparation
of speeches before thero would be en
effort to hqlve the bill taken up in the
ine democratic majority of the fin
ance committee held meetings nt - li
regular intervals duiins the il:iy. and
Informal sessions goneralh-, and en
gagea m conference among' themselves
and with other senator. It la saner
ally understood thai up to the last the
contention over Hugur prevented any
agreement, . and the democratic mem
bers of the finance committee finally
excluded everybody in order to make u
final decision. The sugar men, both
Producers Zyid rcilncrs, are dlssatlFfied
and as wide apart as over. The cunces
sion which the committee will allow to
the sugar men will provide for sum
cient revenue to permit the tax on whis
key to remain as it was passed by the
house, $1 per gallon. Senator Voorhees
said tonight the remainder of the week
would be allowed for consideration of
the tariff bill In full committee, but the
republican members of the committee
say they will ask for not less than two
weeks, and possibly three.
The sugar schedule was the last thing
to receive the attention of the commit
bee, and the work was brought to a
close by placing the figure at one cent
per pound, or about that figure, on
sugar Bhowlng 80 degrees fineness, ac
cording to the polariscoplc test, and in
creasing the amount gradually with the
Increase of purity of the article. It Is
known the Increase does not reach 1 1-4
cents, but It xannot be stated definitely
just what It is. It is learned the tax on
whiskey will not remain the same as It
is now In the Wilson bill, but that It
will probably be increased to $1.10 per
gallon, and the bonded period extended
to five years.
THE RECENT LAND DECISION.
Paul Schulze Says the Grant Between
Tacoma and Portland Is
Tacoma, March 7. Paul Schulze, as
sistant general manager of the North
ern Pacific Land Company, when shown
the report that the decision of the
United States supreme court threw onen
the lands claimed by the company be
tween Tacoma and Portland, as sent
oui irom vvasnmgton, D. C, said: "The
question of the validity of the land
grant to the company between Tacoma
and Portland is not at all Involved In
this case. The question involved was
whether the grant of the Northern Pa
cific company for Its Pacific division
was of prior date to that to the Ore
gon Central Railroad Company, and the
lands In this state Involved In this de
cision are confined to a narrow strlo
along the Columbia river In Clark
Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties that
is, lying within the overlapping limits
or the grants to the Northern Pacific
Railroad Company and the Oregon Cen
tral Railroad Company. Incidentally
the title to eome other tracts will bo
affected by this decision, but only In so
far as the decision will fix a date when
the Northern Pacific grant took effect.
For the information of those who think
the company has no grant between Ta
coma and Portland, I may state that
we recently received patents for 85,000
acres of land in the Indemnity limits i,t
the Pacific division, and for 147,000 acres
within the place limits between Tacoma
OPIUM SEIZURE IS PORTLAND.
Portland. March 7.-Customn officers
today prized 1M pounds i,t untainprd
THE LIBOR 'HON
Doolittle's Bill Discussed by the
ITS PURPOSE IS EXPLAINED
A Proposal to Change the Bureau of
Labor Into An Etcentive
' Washington, March 7. Several repre-
sentatlves of labor organizations were
present at a meeting of the house com
mittee on labor today, whea the bill In
troduced by Representative Doollttle, of
Washington, to make an executive de
partment of the bureau of labor was
considered. Representative Doollttle
stated the bill was introduced at the re
quest of the labor organizations of the
Pacific Coustk He believed the bureau
of labor was unknown to most people,
and its status should be raised to that
of an executive department, In order
that its Importance might be realized.
Representative Phillips, of Pennsyl
vania, advocated a forum for the set
tlement of labor troubles which could
be appealed to voluntarily, but denied
that Btich tribunal could enforce Its
judgments by compelling the men to
work on terms unsatisfactory to them.
Representative Ryan, of New York, de
clared such tribunals proved merely ad
visory. The question of the constitu
tional right to establish a court em
powered to adjudicate difficulties be
tween . employers and employed was
raised. Paul T. Bowen, of this city,
who, in 1887, was chairman of the com
mittee on legislation of the general as
sembly of the Knights of Labor, and
prominent In that order, has written
Chairman McCann, of the committee,
opposing the bill. He says the bill has
been thoroughly discussed by the labor
ing people, but had few supporters, -the
majority considering It wiser to con
tinue the department as an independent
bureau, rather than to make a political
office of it. .
THE RIOTERS QUIETING.
Charleston, March 7. No violence has
been attempted today by the strikers at
Eagle, but the presence of the Pinker
tons and the fact that Col. Wyant Is
nob confined at Fayettevtlls are sup
posed to add to the excitement of the
strikers. Fear Is expressed for the safe
ty of Wyant and the militia-
Later Seven more rioters were taken
to Fayettevllle today, The authorities
do not regard the trouble as ovur, as
another Gatltng gun was taken to Euple
today. The report sent out that 20
freight cars belonging to the Chesa
peake and Ohio railroad were burned at
Paint Creek Is without truth.
AGAIN POSTPONED. ;
Washington, March 7. The anxiety of
the sugar advocates and the uncertain
ty as to what disposition the senate
would make of the Bland seigniorage
bill combined today to cause the demo
cratic members of the senate finance
committee to again postpone reporting
the tariff bill to the full committee.
They Intimated they may b ble to re
port tomorrow before noon.
Washington, March 7. The president
has made the following nominations:
Lieut. Col. Alfred T. Smith. Eighth in
fantry, to be colonel; Major George M.
Randall, Fourth infantry, to be lieu
tenant colpnel; Capt. Gilbert S. Carpen
ter, Fourth Infantry, to be major; Capt
Lester A. Beardslee, to be commodore;
Commander Henry Glass, to be cap
London, March 7.Gladitone is seri
ously lit as the result ora chill. This
afternoon he waa somewhat better.
The following bulletin was Issued to
night by the physicians of Gladstone,
who was reported seriously III today:
"Gladstone Is suffering from a trouble
some cough, due to catarrhal Infiama-
tfon of the throat. His temperature.
however, is only slightly above the vor-
Highest of all in Leavening Tower. Latest U. S. Gov't Report
mal and his strength Is good. He re
mains In bed.. Gladstone was in a
cheerful mood during the day, and able
to dictate replies to many letters be
received Inquiring about his condition
and expressing sympathy."
STAGE ROBBERY IN CALIFORNIA.
Milton, Col., March 7. Angel's Camp
stage, from this pluce, was stood up on
Carmln Hill grade, Bear Mountain,
three miles this side of Elkhorn Sta
tion, by two mnsked men about 6 p. m.
today. They broke open the wooden
box, and went through the passengers.
Au extra from Neely's stables was also
held up and the passengers were re
lieved of their valuables. They also
stopped a single rig, but the parties
had time to hide their money. Officers
have started for the scene'of the rob
Washington, March 7. The president
today sent to congress the latest corre-
Honolulu. It brings matters down to
February 15, but contains nothing of
Interest beyond the preparation on the
part of the provisional government to
change by enlarging the executive coun
cil and making it representative. When
this fact was promulgated the Chinese
on the Inlands held a mass meeting pro
testing against the move.
BURGLARS RIFLE A BANK.
Kansas City, March 7. A special to
the Star from Pleasantori, Kas., says:
The Bank of Pleasanton was burglar
ized last night. The safe was opened by
an expert. This afternoon it was found
that about $1,600 had been taken. The
burglars tailed to open a chest in the
safe which contained about $10,000. AU
the private boxes were rifled and $G0O
worth of stamps taken from, Postmaster
Holmes' box. '
CHANGE OF VENUE GRANTED.
Walla Walla, Wash., March 7. The
case of J. K. Edmtston, president of the
defunct Walla Walla Savings bank,
charged with the larceny of $35,000 of
the bank's funds, was called for trial
today. The motion for a change of
venue was granted. Counsel agreed up
on Judge Sturtevant to hear the case, '
and Garfield county as the place for the
trial. The case will come up ln'Aprll.
WAITE'S ARBITRARY ORDER.
Denver, March . 7. Gov. Walte today
Issued an executive order dismissing
Jackson Orr 'and D. J. Martin from the
office of police commissioners of thin
city, charging malfeasance In office for
recognizing and protecting gambling
houses. The commissioners will not
obey the order. Serious trouble Is ex
pected before they are deposed.
JUDGE JENKINS' ORDER.
Washington, March 7. Culbertson,
chairman of the house Judiciary com
mittee, says Boatner, of Louisiana;
Terry, of Arkansas, democrats, and W.
A. Stone, of Pennsylvania, republican,
will be designated as a sub-committee
to conduct the investigation into the
decision of Judge Jenkins's order in the
Northern Paclflo strike matter.
THE INSURGENTS INACTIVE.
Buenos Ayres, March 7. Advices
from Rio de Janeiro say: "The state
of siege in Brazil has been extended
until May. The vessels of the Insur
gent squadron are at present inactive."
THE- NATION'S FINANCES.
Washington, March 7. The net gold
In the treasury at the close of biiHlnef-s
today was $107,440,301, a gain "of $2i,
281 since yesterday. : The cash l alanco
FIGHTING IN SUMATRA.
The Hague, March 7. Dispatches
have been received reporting thit fight
ing bas occurred between the Dutch
and Chinese near lMeaboch, InlnnJ of
Sumatra, The Dutch lost live killed
and 17 wounded.
POTTER PALMER ILL.
Chicago, March 7. Potter palmer, the
millionaire hotelkeeper. Is seriously ill
with grip. Mr. Palmer Is nearly 70
years old, and fears are felt that he
may not recover.
SHERIFF KELLY'S BONDS.
Portland, March 7. Sheriff Kelly has
filed hia bond of $500,000 as tax col