Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune, May 10, 1876, Page 1

Newspaper of Chicago Daily Tribune dated May 10, 1876 Page 1
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VOLUME 29. nWAWOIAU TKCB STATE SAVINGS INSTITUTION, ? 600,000 CAPITAL, 110,000 BTTKPLCa TIM Oldest and liargost Saving* Bank la Ihe NorthwMt. Par* 0 par cant Interest per unrmTTi on deposits, s omi-annually, on tbo Istof January and Ist of July. All deposits mads during the Ist three days of a month draw Interest for the month. THE '• SAFETY DEPOSIT VAULTS Of the State Sayings Institution wore boC.t for the accommodation of the Business Mo n and Bankers of Chicago and the Northwest. They are Fire-Proof and Burglar-Proa f. Money. Biaamonds, Bonds. Deeds, Coin, Bullion, Silverware. Wills, and other valutu bles taken on special deposit, and guar an too d security. Safes in those Vaults Cor rent «t reasonable rates. D. D. SFBNOEB, Fros’U A* D. GUILD Oub'r. 1 QgO. 0. 0001 C. Man’gr Safety Vanlta. 7 Per Cent. Large loans msds at SEVEN: loans between $78,0 00 ■nd $3,000 at 8. On band for investment at 9, SI,OOO, $3,900. $3,000, $3,200. SOUDDEU Ac MASON, 107*109 Dearborn-el. MONEY at low rates on Mortgages, Bonds, Wardens* Bo* calpta and Bents, by LAZARUS SILVERMAN. Banker. Chamber of Commerce. MERCHANT TAILORING. CENTENNIAL PRICE LIST! FOE CASH 0.0. D. BUSINESS SUITS. FORMER PRldi S4O 46 60 SPRING OVERCOATS. $35 S3S3 40 36 J.B.HALL & CO., TAILORS, No. 130 DEABBORW-ST. TO BENT. DesiraMe Offices TO KENT IN XHB TRIBUNE BDILDie. INQUIRE 07 WILLIAM C. DOW, Hoorn 10. Tribune Building. FOR RENT, During summer months, a large PRIVATE RESI DENCE on Mlehlgan-av., furnished. Hoarding-house keepers need not apply. Address K 98, Tribune office, giving full name and reference. NEW PUBLICATIONS. MUSIC BOOKS. Centennial Collection of National songs. In boards, SO cts.; in paper, 40 cts, A truly elegant and attractive collection of the Patriotic Songe of ell cations, arranged for Solo or Chorus Singing, snd especially fitted to the celebrations of this year. Living Waters. BO cts. By D. F. Hodges. No belter book of (he kind bu ever appeared. For Conferences, Praise- Meetings, Prayer-Meetings, Camp-Meetings, etc. Hymns and tnusio all In perfect taste, and of a high order. « Dictionary of Musical Information. 11.25. The only Musical Dictionary, and a moot waves lent book of reference. Shining Hirer. IS els. This charming Babbath-Scbool Song-Book fa received with great favor, and Is worthy of universal adoption. High School Choir. 11. In extensive use In Academies, Seminaries, and High Schools. Uuaio In two, three, and four parts. The People’s Chorus Seek. |L Each glee or ehorus is a gem, and as a collection ef gleee Is quite equal to anything of tbe kind that has appeared. Any book sent, post-paid, for retail prloe, OLIVER DIT3ON & CO., Boston. LYON fc HEALY, Ohlongo. THE ATLANTIC FOE JXJnSTB Presents a Brilliant Table of Content*. KB. WHITTIER'S Hymn, written for the Opening of the International Exhibition, to-day, to (Wen, with the Original Mualo, by JOHN K. PAINE. MARK TWAIN’S haroorona paper on The Paota Concerning the Beoent Carnival of Crime in Connection! ia one of hie very beet, KO. HOWELLS deecribea A Shaker Village in bia ebaractarlatlo and delightful style. HBNBY JAMES, JB., five* the first chapters of hij eapUal new Novel, The American. KBS. KEMBLE brings bsrQoialpto the Uma of her debat apon (he stage. 3HABLES PBANOIB ADAMS, JB., con tribute* another velaable article on The State end the Ballroada. P. B. ALDRICH baa a pleasing poem, Unsung. Ikstdea the above there are several Poems, a clever •tort Btory, a literary Eaeay, an able article by PROP, FELIX ADLSB, of Cornell, and fall nvlewa of Beoent Literature, Art, and Muaio. HOW BODY AHO FOB SALE EVERYWHERE. buexs 85 oenta a number; $4,00 a year; with Ufe-cUe Portrait of Longfellow, $5.00. D. 0. IIODGIITON AND COMPANY, Boston. HDBD MS UOUGUXON, New York., tMje (£Pf)i£&oi> Patlji SHkww. PIANOS. KNABE PIANOS FOR THE CITBIIAL EXPOSITION. *' A FAQ SIMILE of one of (bo superb tTTBIOHT PIANOS to b« exhibited at (be CENTENNIAL EX* POSITION tor the celebrated firm of WM. KNABE & CO., Baltimore, la now on exhibition atour Wareroom*. The Imtrn xnenl to TRULY BEAUTIFUL, being finished In looted butternut and French walnut, in a unique style of case, handsomely carved and decorated, and baring been MADE ESPECIALLY for the OPENING of our ENLARGED WAIIEROOMfI. la a BEAUTY In point of TONE, and otber essential qualities as well. We cordially Invite the mualo-Jovlag public to call •odseeli. JTJXjXTJS BAUER *sc CO-, Cor. State and Monroe-sts.. __ PALMER HOUSE. We Bee to Cell lie Attention of Masers to ear present eztonatre assortment of Planes, which la addition to oar usual stock of the ever matchlcM STEIIWAY Includes a larva variety of instalments from t&a factories 01 UtOM old and ftvorablr known makers, HUCKUIt it lIAHNBB, umT J. it O. I'InOIIKK. Oar ezcspticnsUy favorabla amogementi with the manufacturers whose iaatramoata wa rspressot enables ns to offer Pianos during the present season at figures to lowa* to beabsolutely without preoedent In tbl* market* Cw Wo aall upon term* to anlt the purchaser. _ LYON A ItKALY. General N. W. Agents for Btalnway*' I’lanoa, Biateancl Monros«*u. BASE BALE. BMJML CINOIMATIS VS OHICAGOS, TO-DAY AND TO-MORROW. Qunei begin promptly at 3:45. Admission 60 osnta. Reserved seato. 75 oonts. Tickets at A. a. bpat.dtho a uros'.. NOW. $36 40 <ts BUSINESS CARDS. A.. XX. PEHKIW3, ASEHAIiT, CONCRETE, AND m. 5 Hater Bluet, car. CM and ffastmm-sls, DESKS, Cheap, at tag on stand, im. 100 Marfrt-st., near Madison HOTEL. GAULT HOUSE, cmcAOO, Wifi furnish tbe beak accommodations at $2 and $2.50 per day. Liberal discount to parties. One-half block from O. k A., P. ft Ft, W., 0„ M. it 81. P., and three blocks from 0. A N. W~ 0., D. k V., P., 0. is Bt. L. Depots. Old customers, friends, and all are invited. P. W. OATES, Proprietor. P. S.—We still make and furnish the best Engines sod Machinery in the West. Send for circular. P. W. OATES’ 80K8 k CO.. Eagle Works. GENERAL NOTICES. USTOTCEaiEJ. CITY TAX DISCOUNTS. THE SAFEST INVESTMENT FOR YOUR MONEY IS IN YOUR OWN TAX ES.oapoctalJy when you can get & HAND SOME DISCOUNT. Tho City of Chicago will, at any timo before May 30,1870, bor row from persons owing City Rool Estate Taxes for the year 1876, tbo amount of such taxes, allowing two (3) per cent discount, and will issue vouchors therefor which may bo used at onoe, or held until the owner is pre pared to pay his other taxes. By order of the Mayor and Finance Com mittee. Apply to 8. S. HAYES. Comptroller, Boom 3, City Hall, SALT. SALT. Several cargoes of all hinds NEW SALT Just received ; for solo in any quantity, by the barrel or in bulk. Also Canada in barrels and bulk to arrive. A. J. LATHAM, Agent, 60 South VINEGAR. Celebrated for Its Pnrlly, Strengthaod Flavor. Warranted to Keep ITckita. We uuarantrr It to be entirely free from Sulphuric Acid or other deleter!* pus substance, with wldcU ifoti Vinegar la adulterated. For sale by all Grocer*. Largest Vinegar Works In the World. Aktab. 1848. K. L. PKUKaiNQ * CO..Chicago. MAPLE SUGAR. MAPLE SUGAR, MAPLE SYRUP. Received direct from Vermont, and warranted as rep resented, PUUE, for sale by C. TATUM, 140 East Madlion-et. MISCELLANEOUS. OLD RELIABLE EXCELSIOR Cartel Cleaning ail Benoiatlnr Co., cl New Yurt. All qualities of Carpets cleaned and renovated. All •pots, stains and insects removed. Carpets sent for ana delivered free. Orders promptly attended to. p.TftRLHIQIt CAUI'KT O. L IL CO., Basement 142 LaHalie-st. fie Coin Gas Apralos, For lighting country and suburban building*. Many hundreds bow la use. *2O tod US haashe-et., oppo site Quad Padflo Hotel. FOR SALE. FOE SALE. Tbe Buildings (to be removed) southeast corner Calumst-av. and Tulrty-thlrd-st. FOB BALE OB BENT—TUa new ■ tone-front bouses •83 and tea Ualumet-ar. V, GAYLOUI), FOR SALE. An old, fellatio and lUudarti i’ateul Madldno, on eaey Umi, A Party vrltii a few (Uuusiud dollar* capital to luvcat, will flud an ezculleut opportunity fur a per* tninciii and profitable bualueaa, Addreaa MEDICINE, oar« VaoHluick, tttmuou & liaid, p-j aud Vi Loku-it., .^Chicago,*. ANOTHER STEP. Mayor Hoyne’s Bond Ap proved by the OounoiL And All Heads of Departments Directed to Recognize Him. Mr, Colvin Makes Threats, but Subsequently Backs Down. The notion Fat by Aid. Aldrich, and Carried by tbo Usual Vole. Discussion on the Question of Eieot ing a Bergeant-at-Arms. Colvin Blossoms Oat in a Series of Proclamations. All Good Citizens Invoked Rot to Aid or Abet a “ Gevolntionary Council.” Heads of Departments Solemnly Warned Against Mayor Hoyne. Conference of Colvin and His Friends—Ho Is Deter mined to Stick* Marshal Qoodoll Decides to Stand by H. D,••■Comptroller Hayes on the Sitnation. THE FORENOON. AX TUB CITY-HALL. Tbe old rookory yesterday forenoon was the scene of considerable' elocution on the part of political loungers, who bad thereabouts assem bled to discuss tbo events of tbo evening preced ing, and to soo what now movo would bo mado on tbo chess-board of tbo contending factions. Tbo usurper came up to bis office smiling, and as confident ss a prize-fighter who bad knocked Lis antagonist to grass in tbo third round. Uts don was tilled by bis active supporters. Joo Forroat, tbo poet laureate, was on band, nervous, and occasionally looking as if a white wash brash bad mado a voyage of discovery over his usually florid faco. Every mention of Oul- Jetton's namo acted on tbo ox-City Clerk very touch as a red handkerchief does on an (□lariat ed bull; and at noon when the two met in tbo lobby near tbo City Treasurer’s office, tbo dis banded Clerk was not slow in speaking a piece, lie got his Irish np and bragged of it. Culler lon laughed, and Joo walked off. confidentially Informing a couple of friends, “ I gneu I talked to him about right, didn’t I V A largo percentage of those assembled aronnd the Rookery had an Impreaaion that Mayer Elect Iloyno would come around and demand the office to which Mr. Colvin lays claim, but they woro disappointed. Ue did not propose to go off half-cocked and spoil tbo shot. A rumor gained credence for a short time that tbe Acting Mayor bad applied to the courts for an In junction, but the better posted pronounced it a ca nard, and such it proved to bo, though it had its origin in the fact that In one of tbe courts application had been made against Colvin and the Board of IlsalUx in relation to a scavenger contract. About 11 o’clock Wivor-clect lloyne mads his ap pearance la tbe City Clcrk'ii office, accompanied by bis partner, Mr. O. 11. llurtou, and demanded tv bo sworn In. City Clerk But* was not In, and Deputy Clerk Moody suggested that be go before some Notary and take tbo requisite oath of oillco. A gentleman present referred to tbe rumor about an injunction, and Mr. lloyne replied that tbe thing wouldn’t work. Tbe decision of the Court lathe Phillips case settled that matter. A few minutes later Mr. Bui* came In, and Ur. lloyno subscribed to tbo following oath: I, Thomas lloyne, do solemnly swear that I will support (he Constitution of the United HUtes snd the Constitution of the Stale of Illinois, and that 1 will faithfully discharge tho duties of tbo office of Usyor of tbe City of Chicago according to tbo beet of my ability. Tuouas Uotkb. Subscribed and sworn to before me this Otb dar of May, 18“6. Oasren Dot*. City Clerk. At the conclusion of tho formality Mr. lloyne was asked wbat bo Intended to do in order to obtain pos session of the office, to which bs replied that he was to tho hands of his friends, 110 thou left, aud had nn Interview with Comptroller Hayes regarding the finan cial status, abd tbo Utter's position and Intentions. Ur. lloyne Is one of the Comptroller’s bondsmen. tiubsequcully Mr. lloyne filled up his official bond In the sum of |IO,(XK>. It was signed by himself aud O. H. Horton, Thomas U. Hoyne, Melville W. Fuller, and Henry Greenehaum. A Journal reporter subsequently interviewed TUB ACTINO-XAVOB, when the following conversation took place: " Do yon claim that you have a veto power over any of tbe acts of the Council at tho mecHug last night 7" *• 1 do.” Over which acts 7" “ Over ail,” “ Will you exorcise that power 7* -1 shall.’’ *' Which acta will you veto 7" “ All." •* Mr. Hoyne has taken tbe oath of offieo, end X un derstand that the Council this afternoon will approve Ins boud, if satisfactory, and declare him Mayor. If he should attempt to preside, what will you do ?" “ Put him out. I shall use every means In my pow er to protect my rights." A CONTEOEBCB. About noon Charles Cameron. Aid. Hildreth, White, and es-Clty Attorney Jamieson come Into the tuner sauctum of Harvey D. ami all put their heads together for the purpose of devising plans and scliemes to thwart, if possible, the action of the re spectable memtA-rs of the Council, who are opposed to usurpation In every form. There was a hurrying to aud fro of the ColvlnUu partisans. They rucogulaed that business of grave Importance was on (be tapis, ana It behooved every one to thoroughly midersUud tbo role be was to enact, Colvlu’s chief legal adviser, Judge Beckwith, hod been Instructed to confer with City Marshal Ouodcil, aud explain to him that Colvin was to all Intents and purposes the only legal and lawful Mayor of tbo City of Chicago, and should bo obeyed accordingly by the polios force. Beckwith's arguments coincided with tbe views of Goodell, and, as tho result, the following telegrams were sent to tbe Police Captains named : Carr. Elus : You will report at this office with one Hergeaut and fifty men at 2:45 o'clock sharp. By order of City Marahal. U. 0. Hiukst. Carr. OtiNo: You will report it this office with one Bergeant and thirty men at 2:45 o'clock. By order of City U&rehal. M. C. Hioxxr. Capr, Johnson : You will report at this office with fine tierguant and twenty-five men at 2:45 o'clock. By order of City Marshal M. 0. Hicket. Capt. Buckley was ala intruded to be ou hand with a squad of his men. Up to the hour appointed for the meeting of tbe Council, Colvin was busily engaged In consultation with tbe various loader* of his henchmen. His face wore a troubled expression, aud at times he was a little nervous, but no welcomed all callora with a smile and studied politeness. City-Treosurer-ofoct Briggs visited the office of Treasurer O'Hara aunng the forenoon, and bad a Keoaant chat with Tom Brecon, the obliging Deputy, r. Briggs remarked that at the present Juncture he WOO not n-jjaonalble for any of (he city's moneys, but at the same (lino he would advise Mr. Brennan that be take legal advice before be paya out any more money on Colvin's warrants. • THE COUNCIL. TESTEBDATt’H DOIMdS. Colvin bad made great boasts of bis loteo* tious. lie bad Inflamed tbe hammer mind with plaintive remarks as to bis own petseoutloo. Ho bad pictured to them Ibeir own ruin in tbe fall of his destiny, lie bad for years taught them to look upon Chicago as their Umpire, and blm as tbo Emperor. As bo folt the steady bammorioK at tbo alondor foundation bonoalh bun, bo recognized that his time was coming, and, UojjUor to tbo mob. bo sent for them to CHICAGO, WEDNESDAY. MAY 10, 187 G. come to bis protection. And from every bole sud comer, from every sewer-openlng. from un der every bridge, and from out the shadows of tbe slams they came, rallying at the call of this political Roderick Dho. They assembled around the City Hall early in tba morning and held con sultations with the boss. They infested tho curbstone ami (he adjacent bcer-ehopn. At 'A o’clock COO of thorn Jammed tho corridors and Gcsaed against the door to the Council Cham* r. They swore to protect tbe boss, who stroro that If an effort was mado to install Jloyoa be wonld nroclnit&te the Impending conflict, and down with tbo Connell. Uo bad lostracted the Marshal, and tbe Marshal Lad Instructed the police. . If war was declar ed by the ' Cpancil, tboy meant to take (he tosu* by tbe neck and, clearing the cham ber, prorogue tbe City Legtalature, and support Oolnn In his usurpation. Tba doora wera thrown open at 3:1% and the crowd nubed In. There were fifty or 100 reapectablo men In (be mail, but tbe herd represented tbe worst element that Colvin'* administration has developed. Colvin Asme in at two minutes before it, and waa balled by his gang with applaus*. Sixty policemen were ou lianu, massed In the chamber and the corridor out side. a thousand men ware turned from the door because there was no room within. At 3 minutes neats tbe Council waa called to order. Oonipantiroqiuetsettled down on tbe crowd, and 600 Interested faces were turned toward tbe little semi circles of city fathers. Hume routine buslneee was transacted, and then Colvin read a paper to tbe effect tbat bo would con sume the time allowed blm by Law (five days) to con sider tbe resolution aa to floyoe'a bond, and algo or veto it at tbe end of tbat time. A long fight ensued upon tb* appointment of a Sergeant-at-Arma, and finally tbe Clerk'# messenger was elevated to tbat office. THEN THR BALL QPZKED. Aa AM. Tbompion offered his resolution Installing Mayor Uoyne there was a alienee, and at the conclusion of the reading a ringing cheer echoed through the room. Colvin's claw* came to the surface, Aa on the night previous, be retreated behind his points of order and then refused the appeal. Aid. Aldrich was called upon to put it and Colvin ordered him to bit scat. 110 would not be dragged from hla position, be said, and If It were undertaken by force be shnuld resist with all tbs meins at bis hand. The remark was hla death blow. It wan the last nail In bis political coffin. Ono alter another the elder members of the council arc so and admonished him to be careful. They told blm that an attempt at revolution would be met by a power stronger than hla. They told him be was an usurper. They told blm that the people of Chicago bad sent them there to tear bis row* of office from him, ami they proposed to do U, though that act be the last of their uvee. nc SAW TfTE TOILS CLORISO AItOUJtD Ulil. As be looked down upon tbe calm, pale faces before him, bo saw a class of men be had seldom come In contact with. They were not (be men to whom be was indebted for all be baa been. Before btm wan a body of gentlemen clothed with a higher authority than bis own, a body of men wbo never lost sight of tbe fact that tbe rightful Mayor Is only their servant and a usurping man—nothing. Thera waa danger ahead. Tbe cool respect with which be personally waa treated, comblhed with tbe denunciation of bis preposterous claims, was new, end perplexed him. Outside tbe rail be eaw the mob congregated by hie UueaU. and bis heart turned sick. Aid. Aldrich put tbe motion, and it wu carried. Colvin interposed no objection. Broken on tbe rack of publlo opinion, bo bung limp and nerveless. Quietly tbs Council adjourned. There was no semblauce of sxultatlon on the faces of the triumphant party. A simple duty bad presented itself nod been performed. CALLED TO ORDER. THE TAX COIiiTIBSIONEn’s BOttBS. When tbe Council was called to order there wore twenty-seven members present; the re mainder took their seals a four minutes after wards. Aid. Sheridan—l would ask tbo Clerk If bo baa not in his hands a communication from the Tax Commissioner? Mr. Colvin—The minutes musk b« approved before business can be entertained. Aid. Ilyan—This is an adjourned meeting, and it Is not necessary to approve tbo mlnntos. Aid. Slteridau—What was tbe disposition last evening of tbo document referred to? Tito Clerk—lt was laid on (ho table tempo rarily. Aid. Cailorton—l move that It bo now taken up. Tbe motion prevailed, and (he document and accompanying order were read, together with the communication,’from tbo Assessors of West and North Chicago asking for the privilege proposed to be granted. Aid. Sheridan—l think under the olroamalan ces it would bo woll that the Town Aseoaaore should have access to the books, bat I would not favor letting them go oat of the office, as it has coat a groat deal of money to prepare Diem during tbe past year. I, therefore, move that the Assessors bo allowed free access to the books, subject to the supervision of the Tax Commissioner. Aid. Hildreth—l weald suggest that tbe order covers that without any addition. It was then moved and seconded tbe Order should pass, which was carried unanimously. THE MAYOR’S ROND. Ur. Colvin (reading from a paper in bis band) —Gentlemen of tbe Council: Tho resolution passed by your body ou lost evening ;flxing tbe Mayor's bond has been certified to me by tho Citv Clerk, and 1 have the earns now under •consideration. The charter gives mo five days for tbe consideration of the matter, and within that time I will approve it or notify you of my objec tion to it; and until 1 approve It or notify you of my objection it willnot beta force. Aid. Cullerton—Mr. President— The Clerk—With the Mayor's permission, 1 will state that the City Clerk only furnished a certified copy of the resolution. Mr. Colvin—l tald certified copy; If not, I desired so to state. Aid. Cullerton—l presume that is simply a statement of tho presiding officer and not a communication ? Ur. Colvin—lt la not a communtcaUon at all. Aid. Cullerton—Then, so long as it U not a com munication, we have uu authority to act upon It. Air. Colvin—lt Is a communication notifying you of my Intention or action on tbe matter, it la a com munication if It is referred. 1 simply notify you that 1 have the matter under consideration, and claim tho five days allowed me by tbe charter. AM. Cullerton—Tbe charter dors not give the Mayor power to veto anything but an ordinance passed. Atr. Colvin—The old charter does. AM. Oollerton—But It Is the now charter we are •cling under now. Mr. Colvin—Then is nothing In tho eld chatter which conflicts with the new In this respect. AM. Cullerton—Why, undoubtedly then la. How ever, Inasmuch as It Is only a statement, I, aa a mem ber of the Connell, desire to aay that we an living under this charter and the rule* that we have adopted. Aid. Hildreth—A point of order; then is no motion before the house. Aid. Cullerton—l simply ask tbe presiding officer whether he preeeot that as a communication. Air. Uolvtu—l make It as a communication to this Council, notifying them that 1 reserve this right to myself. Aid. Cullerton—Then I would oak the Clerk to read it. Tbe Clerk had tbs document hastily placed In hls bands by the tHaatt-Zeilung man, to whom Ur. Colvin had Intrusted It after reading It, and was aboat to comply with tbe request, when Mr. Colvin somewhat hastily said, Ur. Clerk, please haud it to roe. The Clerk, after a alight hesitation, did u re quisled. AM, Cullerton—lt is In possession of tbe Council. Mr. Colvin—No, It is not. 1 simply gave It to Maun bftrdt for blm to cony it. Aid. CullerUm—Then It i« not ft communication. Mr. Colvin—l mt It la. Aid. Culkrton-JTben, ilr, It i« la tbe possession of tbo body. Mr. Colrla (after ft pause, during vbleb ex-Clly Clerk Forrest whispered ftdrioe in bis ear)—Vou uu derstood wbat I said altout It, Aid. Cullerton—Certainly; if It la a oommonlealloD, It it in tba possession of tba Council. Mr. Colvin—i said a communication, but not for Ibo Council. It la a memorandum for ray own uao. Aid, Cullerton—Then It la slmpiy a eUtomeat by the presiding oQloor. Mr. Colvin—l communicate to tba Council wbat I regard to be my rights on (bat point. Aid. Cullerton—l simply desire lo state, as a mem ber of Ibis Council, that tbs Mayor baa no power to veto anything other than an ordinance under (be pro visions of Ibis charter. THE SERGEANT-AT-ARMS, AU>. THOMPSON— I offer for adoption tbo following, and ask that it bo adopted aa one of tho rules of tbla Council. Tim Clerk retd no follows : That tbera shall be elected by (be members of this Councils Bcrgeaut-at-Ama of this Council, who shall preserve order, obey the directions of the City Coun cil, and perform all duties usually appertaining lo tbs olhco of Bsrgeant-at-Ama of deliberative assemblies. Bucb BergMUt-st-Arms shall have power to appoint such number of MsiaU ants as be may deem necessary for any length of time not exceeding twenty-four hours at any ooaclme; provided, that such bsrgeant-at-Anna shall be removable at the will of ibe Council by resolution duly adopted. Tub motion was put promptly by Mr. Colvin, who did uot see Aid. Hlldruln was ou bis feet for tbo pur pose of objecting, and carried. Aid. TUomi-aou—l movo that we now PUOCKEU TO TUB KIXCTIOK of a Bergeant-at-Araw. Aid, UoCrea—l second tbe motion. Aid. Uildrelb—l would Uka to refer to Bee, 4, Chap. I 3, ptße 331 of tba old charter, ffta md the eeetlon ! wl*b a vMa effort to emphasise the right word* J Tkn I Herg'ant-at-Arnie m»y exercise soma dutywhicli may conflict with tbal provision, and It would bo will for tbe Council to consider that before taking nnyarikm. AM. Thompson—The view I take of ttile tnsttter to simply Oils; Too Council, under the present charter, has the right to mako its own rule*. in order (o pro (Oft in-lr in>l prei.-rvo order mid decorum. Tbo Bergeiiit-nt-Arma c;n he removed under iho rule* *X any (line. It wan for tbo purpose of cojupleUnc tbo orgiulsiticm of tho Council that 1 Introduced tli» rule, and for no otber purpose. Aid. Hlldrctb then discussed tbo veto power of (ho Moyer, and the power of tbo Council to mako the pro* posed appolntmcLt. AM. CnJlcrmn—The gentleman bav read from (be old charter. Hoc. 4d cover* (bo poiltiou completely which be makes. After considerable diacusilon, In tbe course of which objections wore made to tbo form la which tbe motion w:« put. Ala. Oultorton moved a* a snbntltute that llm Clerk bo Instructed to appoint one of bis assistants to act lu (be capacity of Korg«inUst-Arms. Mr. Colvin—l non t see bow that would change the character of (be question. Aid. Giillerton—Tbla to not creating an office, but simply a motion to Instruct the Clerk to appoint one of bis aMleUnts. It to not appointing an o.lio-r. Mr, Colvin—lt ao:-nis to me to be (be same thing. AM. Callerton—l don't see It in that light. There to a man acting aa Hergeant-al-Arms now— Mr. Colvin—Tbe SUror's police act in that capacity ) (lie Council. AM. Cullerton—Well, if tho 'prodding oncer dom not feel aa If be can entertain a motion of that Idnd, '/. will move tbat (he Clerk be directed to bate bis mes senger act Id tho capacity of Hergcant at-Arma. Aid. Ryan—Do you not consider it tbe duty of tho City Clerk to appoint a bergeant-at-Ams 7 Aid. Culicrton—l presume It to the duty of tho Council to instruct him to that effect If they so deslro. Mr. Colvin—l do not see bow tbe new motion chang es tbe thing at all. AM. HUdretb again laid down the lav governing thu matter. A MOTION TO nZCONBIDQt. AM. Sommer—l more that tbs vets ey which Cm resolution was pained be reconsidered. Aid. TbompooDi-Tbe resolution is a legitimate one>; It create* no city officer. Ttie Bergeant-at-Arma is &jt an officer of (be city, but of ttia Council. Ibere la no appropriation of money for the present. Boma nr nugementa may be made In tbe future; the pent on wbo accept* the position will perform hla duties gra tuitously. If an appropriation la afterwards made for tbe office it will be done in proper form. Ur. Colvin—Xbere la no appropriation at tbe pres* eot time. AM. Thompson—Not tbe leaat in tbe world; nor can s cent be paid tbe officer. AM. Hildreth quoted from tbe atatntea again. Aid. Cnllerton—l hope tbe motion to reconsider will prevail. I think, after reflection, wo bare violated tbe charter in passing the resolution. Aid. Hildreth—We have bad a tiergeant-at-Arms be* fore, and ho baa been appointed as one of the Mayor's police. AM. Thompson—May I ask if tbe present messenger of the City Clerk 1s a member of the police. AM. Cullerton—No. sir, he Is nob Aid. Bherldau—l think there Is one way of getting over the difficulty, and that Is by tbe Council electing one of Its own members to act in (bat capacity. It is certainly competent for us to do tnat. Aid. Sommer—Would £you like to act in that eapao- Ald. Sheridan—That is sn after-consideration. [Laughter.] Alcl.Xengacbar—l move that (bo President appoint a committee of two from etch division to prepare rules for tbe Council, and submit them for approval. - Mr. Colvin—Withdraw that until tho other thing la put. Tho Alderman complied. Aid. Thompson—l would cheerfully Join with tbn AMermau to reach tbo apjiolotinent of a committee for that purpose, but before wo reach (bat point it is proper that wo abouid como to a full and complete gaiilaaUon. Aid. Hildreth—But bow are you going to get ora? tbe law unless you go to Springfield 7 Aid. Tuouipson—You do not understand tbe law as 1 do. Ido not consider tbe Sergeaut-at-Arms an officer of the dty at all, but of tbo Council, which is altogeth er different. Aid. Hildreth—Ton hold, then, that the Council Is not a part of tho city 7 Aid. Thompson— Certainly it is a part of (be oty. AM. HlMrelb—And part of tbo Cliy Government ? Aid. Thompson—lt Is tho legislative part of the City Government, which has a legal right to protect itaelf Jo »legal lorm. AM. Hildreth said tbe Scrgeant-at-Arms must be an officer and have tbo powers of an officer of tbo dty, or be could have no power to make an arroet. AM. Sheridan said there were men in tbe dty who employed people os special policemen, who werw sworn In, to protect their property. Tbe resolution in question did not contemplate any pay. Aid. Hildreth maintained that they were all undue the control of (bo Polled Department, and thcretona officers of the dty. Aid. Cullerton—l deslroto withdraw my motion to reconsider. AM, Lcogacher—Yon can't withdraw. Aid. Sommer—l desire It put to a vole. The question vu then pul ou die motion to recon elder, und lost by a vote of 31 to Q, Aide. Sommer, Lading, Hildreth, O’Brien, end While voting in the affirmative. a point or ORDER. Aid. Thompson—l call for tho motion to elect a Sergeont-at-Arms. Aid. White—Point of order. I would ask for the reading of the charter, page ID, Sec. 4. AM. Cullerton—Can't you read it 7 AM, White—lams a good deal like you were list night; 1 cau't read. AM. Cullerton—Well, try to spell It oat. AM. White—You wouldn’t bo able to comprehend whether 1 spelled It right or not. Too Clerk then read the section asked for. and Aid. While said that. In order to create an office of this kind, it should bo submitted to tho Council by ordi nance. Mr. Colvin—The Chair so understands It. AM. Thompson—Doca tho Chair rule the resolution out of order? Ur. Colvin—l rule that it requires an ordinance. Aid. Thompson—l appeal from the decision of the Chair. Aid. Cnllerton—l hope no appeal will bo taken. This is simply « proposition, and the yeas and nays can be called on 1U Mr. Colvin—lt seems to me that It Is the same thing, AM. Oulleriou—No; this lx simply a proposition. Joo Forrest stepped up and whispered in Mr. Col vin's ear. Aid. Hildreth—Can tbe Alderman make a proposi tion before tho approprlaUon is made to provide for It? Tbe Clerk then read Bee. 3 on tbe subject of ap pointments, duties, ami puwor*. Air. Colvin—l may be wrong aboat this. If I am, you cuti take an appeal, and I shall l>« perfectly salt*- tied. But this Is uty understanding of tbe matter— that nothing con be done without au ordinance. Aid. fihenduu—l see uothlug In the section cited by Aid. White that prohibits tbe passage df this propo sition. Air. Colvin—You don't; I do; that's all. Aid. Hheridau—'This proposition doesn't contemplate the expenditure of money. AM. White—Will you see that this gentleman is paid, provided we appoint him 7 AM. Shendau—We will attend to that. I wont per ■ Dually assume the responsibility. When it comes to an appropriation for i>aylng that officer you will be right, but no appropriation U asked for. AM. While— Uavo you got any gentlemen friends of yours who will accept the office without any pay 7 Aid. Sheridan—l possibly may. AM. White—Will you bo kind enough to name him to the body 7 AM. Sheridan—Not at present, (Laughter.] Ala. HlMmh spoke for some tune, urging caution in the nutter, and hoping that the first official act of the Council would not bo to create a new oil! •«. Aid. White—There Is no question but what the caucus failed to settled this question. 1 more that tins Council sdlourn in order to give these gentlemen a chance to go into a caucus and fix this matter all up. (Applause.] AM. tiudreth—l second tho motion. I would like toaoo the thing all fixed up and ground right through, and then hear no grumbling about It. AM. While—Yes, wo warn it tho same as we had it last evouiug, all fried up right straight along. The vote was then called ou AM. While’s motion to adjourn, and was lost. The vote stood yeas ft, and nays 31, Aid. UiMrctb, O'Brien, While, Murphy, and Sweeney voting in the affirmative, A MODIFICATION, Aid. Thompaon—l consent to withdraw (be motion to appoint » Sergeant'st-Arinn, and aa a substitute I will move that tbo messenger of the Clerk have the power of the Berceaul-at-Anus la Ibis Council until otherwise ordered. The motion received s prompt second. Aid. Ityau—l shall certainly object. The motion to reconsider was made, and the motion waa lost. Aid. Cullerton—llls desire was to withdraw the mo* (lon that the Council now proceed to the election. Aid. Thompaon—l want to withdraw the motion that we proceed to an election. The rule will stand, but there will lo no election. My present motion is that the messenger of tba Clerk have (be jiowcrs of SorgoAUt-aUAnua until tbe oihce provided fur by tbu rules abali be HUoj. Aid. Leugocber—l move that It be referred to the Committee on finance when appointed. Aid. White—l second (be motion. Aid. Tboinpeon—l understand tbe motion of tbe Alderman to be to refer my mollou to a committee. I move to lay that on tbo table. Tbe motion to table was put and carried, tbe vote being IU to 9, Alda. Bummer, Lodlng, Hildreth, O'Utien, White, Kyan, Leugicbcr, Murphy, and Bnecuey voting In the negative. Aid. While— I wish to cuter MY I'JIOTEST, and I wish tbe Clerk to so record it. against any such procedure as that going ou hero now, or that con ducted in this Council Uat evening. Aid. Onllerlou—Will the gentleman refer or to tba rule on protests t Aid. While—You are terribly off of late. I can't lose my time talking to you; it La too valuable. I bold that the rules, according to the charter of irtTd, aru yet In force—tbe rules that governed the old Council. Aid. Onllerlou—l more the previous question ea Aid. Thompson's motion. Mr. Colvin—Your molten, Aid, Thompson, was that tbo Clerk's messenger have the powers of tbo tier- Keout-st-Arms. 1 think the olhco provided for by the rules should be QUed. Aid. Oullerlon's motion on tbe previous question was put and carried, and the question then was on tbe i adoption of Aid. Xbompaou’a motion, it wm carried by * vote of 89 to 0, Aid. nUdretfe>7’ L O’Brien. Lengacher, Murphy, and Rirk voting THE MAYOR'S BOND.' - IT lIAS HERN PILED. Aid. Thompson—Uai tbe Mayor filed his official bond ? The Clerk announced that be had, and pro ceeded to road tbe bond. It was In tbe sum of *IO,OOO, with 0. 11. nortob. Melville W. Fuller, and Henry Oreonebaum m sureties. At tbe con clusion of the reading the room rang with ap plause. Aid. Thompson—l move tb&t the bond be ap proved by tbe Council. Aid. Callorton—l second the motion. Aid. Ryan—l move the bond bo referred to tbo Committee on Judiciary when appointed. Aid. Lengacher—l second tbo motion. NOT ENTERTAINED. Mr. Colvin—l decline to entertain Aid. Thomp son’s motion. Aid. Thompson-1 appeal from the decision of the Chair. Aid. While—Point of ordor. Aid. Cnllorlon—Tho point of order is not in order when ao appeal is taken. Aid. White—My point is tbat the gentleman (Aid. Thompson I rofor to) is out of order. Then is no such officer. There Is no such Mayor legally elected, and consequently any matter pertaining to tho question of Mayor Horne to out ot order and illegal before this house, ami 1 want the Chair's decision on tbat point. Mr. Colvin—That to my decision,—that It to out’of ordnr. Aid. Thompson—l appealed from tbe decision of the Cbalr, and tne appeal has been seconded. Does the Chair refuse to entertain the spi>eal ? Mr. Colvln-1 do. Aid. Thomson—l would like Aid. Aldrich to put the question. Mr. Colvin—TM» calla op the same subject we had last night. Aid. Aldrich—Those in favor of the motion will pleaae say aye, There waa a rousing response In the affirmative, mingled with the voices of Colvln'e retainers voting no. Aid. White—l simply request tbe Clerk to enter tny protest against this procedure eu tbe minutes. (Bhoats of derision.] Tne question wae then put on Aid. Thompson’s mo tion to accept the bond of Mayor lloync, and was carried by a vote of ao to 10, Aid. Sommer, Lodlng, Kerber, O’Hnfu, While, Ilyan, Niracu, Longschr, Murphy, and Sweeney voting to the negative. The announcement was greeted with cheers. They were as gall to tbe heart of that pure patriot, George White, who rose to speak. Aid. White—lnasmuch as I see plenty of policemen here to preserve order, 1 hope they will see that order is kept. Aid. Cullerton—That Isst enplatise wasn't on your side, and you're rosd about it. I move when we ad journ that we adjourn to meet Thursday at U o'clocit. The motion wsa swrondeJ, and. after tome discus sion, the opposition coming from Aid. Lcngacber, was finally amended to make the hour 2MO, and wu carried by a vote of id to 10. COMPRTOLLER HAYES. A COBBECTIOy. Mr. Colvin—Gentlemen of the Connell, 1 b&vo bad presented to mo a very important communication from tbo City Comptroller. I desire u road by tbe Clerk. Tbe Clerk then read tbe following communi cation from Comptroller Bayes: Cmcaoo, May 9, 1870.—T* t;e Mayor and Alder mtnrf the City «/ Chi-aco, tn City Council assembled; From tho reports In the morning pipers of the pro. ceedlugs of tho Council last night, 1 loam that one of the Aldermen made tho following statement: “Tho reason that tbe laboring men and the Police Depart ment of this dty nru in arrears to-day is that the re fusal of the bankers of this city and of others to comply with tho request of Mr. Haves upon them has caused part of this dlflkully. The money of the tax.payers paid Into the Treasury of this city was used lit carrying out the credit of tae city In paying up tbe ccrtlficjloi that were coming due. Whoso money w*s that, may 1 a*k ? Was It not the money of these poor laboring men and these policemen that was hold back to pay those certificates ? 1 think, 1 know, that It was." I desire to correct this statement, which was made under an entire misapprehension oi tho fact*. All the labor pay-rolls unpaid were for work done without any lawiul appropriation by tho City Council. Tbe accounts wore not legalized until the passage of the General Appropria tion . ordinance, and their payment must ba mads from the taxes of 187 C, or from loans made in anticipation of those taxes, which vib not be collected for more than a year to come. - The I'olico Department and other city employes were {>xld for ten mouths from tho proceeds of temporary cans before any thing of consequence bad been col lected from the taxes of 1475 appropriated to their payment. They are not entitled to one dollar of tho money received into tho Treasury since. That money belongs to those who advanced tbe meann for thnr payment for the find ten mouths of tho year. In order that they may bo imid uew loans must be made lu auticl]iatiou of Uses yet uncollocted. Those losus cannot be made unices the credit of the city U pro tected, which 1 have done to tho best of my ability, and I may say with success, but have not been able to mako new loans as yet for an amount sufficient to pay these rolls, besides paying our maturity paper. I will add that their payment for ten months to ootuo will bo in anticipation of receipts Into the Treas ury from taxes, and depends altogether on tho good credit of the city. If money received into tho Treasury, and belonging to the holders of our certificates, had teen used to pay these city employes, our paper would have gone to Protest, and thu means of payment lo future would are been cut off. The consequence* would have becu disastrous In tho extreme. The people of this great city would have been practically reduced to a statu of anarchy, and left without protection to persou or property. Itoapectfuhv submitted. a. a. llaTrs, Comptroller. This motion was carried without debate. THE CITY OFFICERS. A DIRECTION TO RECOGNIZE MAJOR WOTW*. Aid. Aldrich—l have uomo resolutions which I wish to otfor. They are ns follows: Whereas, The lion. Thomas Iloyno hsring been duly elected Mayor ot theCtly of Chicago, and hav ing duly qualified by taking tho oath of office and giv ing the bond required by Uw; therefore, bo It A’roitvd, Tost all the officials and desanmenta of the City Government be and are hereby required to recognize the lion. Thoms* Hoyne us Mayor uf the City of Chicago, and to re«]<tvt aud obey all his lawful orders aud command* a* inch Mayor. uiuvii ftuu lomm.utia .. —j".. //rseavd. That the City Clerk shall forthwith fur nish a certified ropy cf this rtaointion to the City Mar shal, tho dupcriuteudiut of police, tho fire Marshal, (ha Comptroller, tho City Treasurer, the City Collector, tho City Attorney, tho Board of Public Works, the Board of Health, tho Board of Education, the Board of Bridewell commissioners, the Itolico Justices, aud to such other officers as tho Mayor of ths city shall direct. Aid. Aldrich—l move they bs adopted. [Applause.] Aid. LeuKachrr—l movo that we temporarily lav it on the tails for tbo very reason to ascertain from tho legal talent whether Mayor Thomas Iloyno ia legally elected or not. THE OLD BTOUT. Ur. Colvin—Allow me to lay that the resolution 1b out of order, illegal, end will nut bo entertained by the Chair, AM. Aldrich—l meet respectfully epical. Mr. Colvin—l can't put me appeal. AM Aldrich—You can't put the appeal T Mr. Colvin—No, air. AM. Cullerton—‘Then I move that AM. Aldrich be designated to put the question ou the passage of the resolution. AM. Aldrich came forward to and \tm about to put the motion, but MB. COLVIN rose, ami, speaking slowly and with great effort, said : AM, Aldrich, wo bare arrived at a place whore 1 think It la necessary for me to take eomu step*. Ido not know any authority lur the Council to take Uila step. I consider It a atep interfering with the rights of the office I hold by law, and 1 do not think I can permit It to go further. Xt atnkrs me It is entirely out of order and disorderly, and, If Insisted upon, 1 shall bo com pelled to resort to means to protect my rights as tho chief magistrate of Ibis city under thu law. Having made a proposition to the Common Council, or to Citi um, or to Mr. tloyue, If any doubts are vntcruimd aa M my authority to bold this office by law, 1 hare offered to make an agreed cose before the Supreme Court, for (he Bret term at Mount Vernon, I nqwst my offer to do that now, and I hope that this Council will accept that proposition, or that Mr. Hoyns will. Tor (his Council lo undertake to eject me from this office by force, 1 ahall certainly resent to the beet of my ability, and X shall employ all the meant that X have at my baud to do so. Xam the peace officer of this city; it ts my duty to protect tbe people; and Xam advised by good counsel that this course la not only disorderly, but revolutionary. I object, therefore, to this molioa being put alt by any body—any member or anybody. Aid, ilildrnih—l would statu right here that 1 didn't suppose that these gentlemen who have been carrying on (his procedure would resort lo anything of this na ture. Mr. AMrtcb had remained aUading near the desk after Colvin's exordium, listening intently to all (hat was said. Ur, Colvin—Aid. Aldrich, you am out of order. Please take your seat. AM. Aldrich—l want to hear tbs discussion. AM. UiMrelh—fbU proceeding coils hack to my mind THE TINS oy TUB UEBELLION. [Jeers sad groans.] AM. Aldrich bad by this Urns risen from bis seat again and was standing out ou the ffoor near the desk. Mr. Colvin—AM. Aldrich, plesao toko your scat. The Utter obeyed, smiling. Aid. Hildreth—Our duty u to protect tbe people and to enforce the Ut*, and to mtIBUM Um dignity doe to NUMBER 258. Jht offleo of Stayor. It seems to me tbit this come is revolutionary; tbit the dsllberallau which should ha giren to * subject of thU kind bu not been rina It. in J that this mitter b»a boon taken up with bat ™/Ut»l. consideration, md In the h«t*of pasolea ind tbeexdUment of the moment the (iromniDt ha* been laid down; and the only potnt tbit bis been considered undoubtedly la, "How ibiUwepot this machinery In motion V 1 I wonld venture to sav that bai been the only jwlnt discussed by the nnUemea who have (hie matter In charge. Aid. Cullcrton—Point of order. I simply doelre t» Mk the Chair what the question I*. Mr. Colvin—There la no question before the nous* Therein* been a resolution by Aid. Aldrioh. Ide darrd It out of order. Illegal, and refused to entertain■ lt» ,* ‘*e has no right to put the motion. Aid. Gtnkrton—And upon that the Alderman lot speaking. Aid. lilldreth—While it matter* not whether 33. ft Oolrln or Thomas iloyns la Mayor, we should hold on strictly to (ho letter of tlio law. enforco the law, and not au>p outside of the law. Hucn a procce<laro as is contemplated la not In keeptosc with the recommendation on which the gentlemen camo into this Council. It la one of those things which la going to bring dlaiater upon the City of Chicago, Aid. Cullerton—l think, Mr. President, that two thlrda of this Council should certainly control the body. lined to bo of the opinion that a majority controlled It, but I discovered this afternoon and yes terday evening that lbs presiding olllcor was about to control the tody by hla acta. COLVIN AND CCLI.CHTON. der r * ( ,OTWC Iy)—I shall have to call you to or* Aid. Cullcrton—lf I understood the Chair properly a moment ago, when the point of order was raised, b» •**' t *‘‘ that Ids gentleman was In order, and stated that I might after he got through. Sir. Colvin—l have no objection so long as yoxs t transgress the rules of order, out f pj^J* uftoa— 1 certainly shall not say anything Mr. Colvin—lf yon «tie» to tba rulea It !■ all right. Aid. Cullerton—Let m suppose a cue. First, for instance, that this Council should, m carrying out lha provisions of tne charter, attempt to pass ao ordl tiaur*e for the catling of an sl«;tJon for our euccetsers In office, How would It *;o before the public that the preaiding officer of tbo Council, who under tile charter In Mayor,—how would it go before tbe publlo that ha ruled the ordinance out of order—that two thirasofthobody wasln favor of living up to the charter and tbe rule* adopted by tbe body? la not the position that you am taking now precisely the no till on that 1 hare just related / Mr. Colvin—l don't think It la. Aid. Cullerton—Could you not, If you so desired ft, refuse to entortdn the ordinance calling an election ? Sir. Colvin—lf 1 thought 1 ouuld legally I might do so. AM. Cullerton—Whether you thought it was legal op not, If you desired to do so, you ouuld. of course there must be a remedy when twu-lhirds ef a body desire to live up to the charter—bo tho wishes of the people first, and to tbo cnarlor and the rales next. There must be some way by which tho majority of this body must speak, li tho motion that wae to be put by Aid. Aldrich was Mo gul, what fear need you have ? What fear need any. body have if it Is illegal 7 Certainly tbe action of tho prccldlng olllccr bo far has been revolutionary. There is no question about that. There la where “revolu tionary '' comes in, and not from the body. Tbo ma jority of tbo body certainly must control. Now, Mr. President, this motion la In order.—tho passage of that teiohmon,—and ccrtaluly ought to be pm aud «riU be put. And I hope that it will bo carried as similar motions that the Chair decided out of ovdee bate been carried. The Chair already refused to en tertain, I think, two motions In this meeting, and they were pul in a similar way lu which this la about to be done now. And I don’t see the propriety of thn Chair riaiug In bis seal and declaring the gentleman out of order, Tho motion is certainly a proper cne, end the majority, or two-thirds, of this Ilouso will not be defeated by any act of the Chsir, so Jong as It la legal or so long os a majority of the Council believe it to be legal. Mr. Colvin—Well, we differ as to the majority. Aid. Cullciton—Yea, sir, I will again call upon Aid* Aldrich to put the motion. Mr. Colvm—l shall request him not to do so. Aid. Hildreth—l would like to appeal to tho gentle men who ora pressing the resolution, tf there would l>e any damage dune by delaying the matter until Thursday aUernoou at U:3O. Only one day will inter vene, and it will give the Aldermen time to consider this matter in full, and I tnlnk it would bo wise to do so. I therefore move, Mr. President, that tho Coun cil now adjourn. 1 do it for tho best of motives in tbe world— Aid. Cullerton—Point of order. Tho gentleman ha* moved to adjourn, and Is now about to apeak on tho motion, which is certainly out of order. Aid. ilihlretb— I w.ia simply giving the reasons why I moved to adjourn, but 1 will now simply mako the motion. Thu motion was then voted on with tho following re sult; yoae 10, nays to. ALT), TimOOP.— I have been silent all through the discussion of tbil question of tho Mayoralty, tuough tho new members, or times who seem to l*e In the majority, bare been charged with wrUm designs and unjust and illegal motives. ami all that eon of thing, i want to explain my position before this vote ia taken. I don't auppoea there la a penon in this house but what believes that the term for which the present presiding officer was oiectud terminated laat December. Bo baa held over under tho provisions of the law until this time and rightly to. It luh thought by many that li wan owing to ill-will that we members had for the presiding othccrthat we look this course. That in nut tho case with me, let be what It will with tho other members. 1 havo not tho leant ill-will, or tho least dcstro to do anything to Injuro tho Guair. his character or position In any way, shape, or form, iiut 1 want to stato why I felt it mr duty to act In tho capacity in which we have acted. 1 think think that the old Council tnado a mistake in not coil ing an election for Mayor, bccauso it was a general election on tho (hint Tuesday in April. 1 will put n charitable construction r.u that question, and say it was a misconception of duty. I won't put it in any other shape, because that is tho ohsntablo way to put It. 1 think they madu n mistake, and 1 think they made another mistake when tho people saw tit to coma up and vote for Mr. lloync. in nut canvassing the veto a week ago lost Monday night. And 1 think, also, that it ia a monstrous presumption list a few Aldermen, because they occupy the position as Aldermen, through their action, whether by design or mistake, or any other thing, think they can dl»* franchise tho CO.boO legal voters of Chicago. [Cheer lug.J And 1 don I understand that they all voted for that. 1 don't know how many did. It matters nut. A majority voted against giving tho notice regarding the election. but tiio fact that they failed to give tho notice does not disfranchise me or any other nnn 1 When there la a general election, and when >ll the provision* of tbo law are compiled with, the polls open In alt the wards, tho officers of thoso polls ail appointed legally, and tho whole proceedings are legal, ami tho j-oopfa see lit to vote for Mayor, aud thirty-odd thousand majority win voted for Mr. Uoyuo as Mayor of Chicago, I felt it my duty as one of tho new members to come into this Council and canvass these votes, not because 1 hsva any ill-will to tho present presiding officer or any par ticular preference for Mr. Hoyua. That gentleman lias has always been a political opponent of mine. I have never acted with him except in the Van iluren campaign. Uu was a bolter then and so was 1. But it is not thu object to oppose or to sustain anybody particularly. Our objivt is to do our duty legally, and 1 fuel that these Coundlmeu were bound by their oaths of office to canvass this vote. 1 hsvo acted in that capacity, and after canvassing the veto declaring Mr. lioyue Mayor, I think it is our duty to Install him. [Loud cheers.] And 1 shall voto for that purjioae. (Itcoewed cheering.] I wish it to be understood that 1 bare no ill-will against anybody. I don't come into this Council to carry out any par ticular dreigus. 1 have no enemies to punish , and no (neuds to favor. t am an old citizen of Chicago, and have lived boro the best half of my life—more than half of my life—* quarter of a oentury. I have bocn in the Council, and various other positions the people have favored ms with, and 1 am here through the request of my con stituents to act tor tha best iuterests of the city, W» have been accused ul revolutionizing, and so forth— Mr. Colvin—May I ask Aid. Throop one question 1 Aid. TUroop—Yea, sir. a question. Mr. Colvin—l would like to oak AM. Throop a fair question, 1 think. If. by tho majority of the vote* In tbla Council, it shall appear that they shall ro» movu (rum this Council and this teal, aa its Chief Ki» ecmlvu, a man who U entitled to It by law, and put In bia pUoo a man who has uo authority of law whatever —lu tho tint place, none under (he call for tho eleo tlou. and lu the accoml place no candidate running against him, wnlch was not very complimentary to that gentleman—a man can gil couaMerable vou-s lit be ruui aloiir—now, tf you are to displace me, the Su preme Court having aaM to the Council that they had no right to call an election for Mayor, theu you do me an Injustice. Would you not fed so 7 Would you not regard it lu such a Unlit, to say the least of It 7 AM. Tbrocp—When doctors disagree It le pretty hard to decide, This is a legal question, and I don't pretend to Ui a legal uuu in this house. Common sense seems to dictate that tf the people ace fit to elect a Mayor at a general election, and see (It to vote for one man,l think It is all right. They are not obliged to run two, or thirty, men. Mr. Colvin—Uut can you ace any objection, my frteud. lo making the first application in this regard, through the conns which are open to you, and every body else? [Cheers from therabols.] Would you not do me a great Injustice to put a man in office that a Urge propotton of the people believe has uo claims fur ft, aim ply because you have the power lo do it I AM. Throop— A Urge proportion of Chicago think It U a great Injustice that the present Mayor holds his office. [Cheers.] AM. Sommer—Will the Alderman allow me a ques tion 7 AM. Throop—With pleasure. Aid. Sommer—Do you noU that any party—Repub lican, Democrat, or ludependant—can bold a general alectlou for Mayor evtry year 7 AM. Throop—l did not aay so. Aid. Sommer—The charter on this question says— AM. Throop—l do not care for the gentleman to read the charter. 1 have read It attenUitly during the lost fortnight, and 1 think we understood cue business when we came la her* last night very ‘Well, [laughter.l Ido not want any information onth* subject. X think 1 know my duly. and. knowing It, I Will do 11. [Cheers.] Mr. Colvin—Keep order, gentleman. it ii uViiv i Oaring tbe deliberations of Una meeting 1 have iak here and been subject to many charge*. Inava wiabltt to entertain tbe moat friendly reUttons with ail pr**> •oVUti, u U>9 uwiuuil null wtrtn Sun -S»

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