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Request: Demo 1388578517981037
Status: PROCESSED Received: 1 Jan 14 23:15:17 Format: plain
Job: Cario Daily Bulletin (ILLINOIS), 21 Dec 1871 Comment: View at LoC

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who lako executions to sumo n.irtlcul.irj who take executions to some particulars
aro to bo of tho committee, but none who tpe.ik are to be of the committee, but none who speak
directly against tho boJy of tho bill for a child directly against the body of the bill for a child
is not to bo put to a nurse that care not for It. is not to be put to a nurse that care not for It.
You smile, Mr. President. You naturally smllo You smile, Mr. President. You naturally smile
when you eo that process going on In this chamber. when you so that process going on in this chamber.
L-iughlcr. Jefferson proceed to say, it thoreforo Laughter. Jefferson proceed to say, it therefore
n constant rule that no man is to bo employed a constant rule that no man is to be employed
In any iimttcr who has declared himself against in any matter who has declared himself against
it, and when, nny monibcr who Is against tho it, and when, any member who is against the
bill hears himself named on tho committee ho bill hears himself named on the committee he
should nsk to bo excused. Luughtcr.l Now, ns should ask to be excused. Laughter Now, as
1 understand, this inquiry was first presented I understand, this inquiry was first presented
by tho Sonator from Illi nois (Mr. Trumbull), by the Senator from Illinois (Mr. Trumbull),
nnd urged by him in nn olaborato nnd nblo speech, and urged by him in an elaborate and able speech,
which has already awakened chocs throughout which has already awakened echoes throughout
tho country. I miss his name from the coin inittco. the country. I miss his name from the committee.
In tho debate on till subject that oenntor was In the debate on till subject that Senator was
sustained oy the Senator trom Missouri (.Mr. sustained by the Senator from Missouri (Mr.
Schurz.) I miss his name. Thcro were other Senator., Schurz.) I miss his name. There were other Senator.,
I think, who spoko on that side, certainly there I think, who spoke on that side, certainly there
woro others who voted for that side. 1 miss all were others who voted for that side. 1 miss all
their names, and I think tho countrv will miss their names, and I think the country will miss
tlicm. lor flvo years past incro uas been a lomnmleo them. for five years past there has been a commence
on Retrenchment, joint in character, but still on Retrenchment, joint in character, but still
representative of tho Setinto. I know not whether representative of the Set into I know not whether
any of the members of that committee appear any of the members of that committee appear
on tho list. Schurz: none. 3Iy friend before on the list. Schurz: none. My friend before
me says none. Neither the chairman of that committee me says none. Neither the chairman of that committee
(Patterson), who had gained much ex perience (Patterson), who had gained much experience
in ferreting out abuses, nor ono of his associates in ferreting out abuses, nor one of his associates
llnd n place on this com mittee. Whv, sir, to find a place on this committee. Why, sir, to
mo it is simply in explicable. 1 nm at a loss to me it is simply in explicable. I am at a loss to
understand how my friend from Ithodo Islntul understand how my friend from Rhode Island
(Mr. Anthony), in whom I bcllovo reigns a spirit (Mr. Anthony), in whom I believe reigns a spirit
of Jutice, can bring forward a prop osition of Justice, can bring forward a proposition
for si'ch n committee. Hut I lmvo no desiro to for such a committee. But I have no desire to
go into any opposition, I am only one. 1 simply go into any opposition, I am only one. I simply
make this statement that it may bo of record, make this statement that it may be of record,
nnd that hereafter should this committco fall and that hereafter should this committee fall
in its inquiries, tbo country may know that in its inquiries, the country may know that
tho Senato was at least warned with regard to the Senate was at least warned with regard to
its charac ter. 1 desiro it to be understood its character. I desire it to be understood
that 1 havo not ono word, excrpt of kindness, that I have not one word, except of kindness,
for ti'o much respected senators who aro n.imed for the much respected senators who are named
In thl committee. I simnW call intention to In the committee. I simnW call intention to
tho fact thnt thov took no nnrt cither by speech the fact that they took no part either by speech
or voto in urging this in quiry, nnd that thoro or vote in urging this in quiry, and that there
appears upon this list no (senators who did. appears upon this list no (senators who did.
Jty purpose is HCcomplishcd if I cnll tho attention Jty purpose is accomplished if I call the attention
of my Irlond from Itnodo Island of my friend from Rhode Island
(Anthony) to t ohrnetnr of the committco he (Anthony) to t whenever of the committee he
proposes. Laughter. Mr. Anthony. I beliovc proposes. Laughter. Mr. Anthony. I believe
thnt the appointment of this commiUco is strictly that the appointment of this committee is strictly
parliamentary. 'I no commiuco was votcu for parliamentary. 'I no committee was voted for
unanimously. Tho Sonator from Illi nois (Mr. unanimously. The Senator from Illinois (Mr.
Trumbull) moved n joint com mittee, and had Trumbull) moved a joint committee, and had
that committoo been ogrcod upon ho would hnvo that committee been agreed upon he would have
been entitled to tho chairmanship of it, hut been entitled to the chairmanship of it, but
tho resolu tion under which this committoo the resolution under which this committee
is ap pointed was moved by mo, and if the com mittee is appointed was moved by me, and if the committee
wcro to bo appointed by tho chair I would probably were to be appointed by the chair I would probably
liavo to ask to bo ex cused as chairman. I don't have to ask to be excused as chairman. I don't
know what my friend from Massachusetts (Mr know what my friend from Massachusetts (Mr
Sum ner) moans, when ho speaks of Senators Sumner means, when he speaks of Senators
horn who nro opposed to this inquiry. I don't horn who are opposed to this inquiry. I don't
know of i single Senator who is op posed to tlio know of a single Senator who is opposed to the
most searching and thorough nnuirv into anvenargos most searching and thorough inquiry into averages
oi corruption, oy whomsoever mane, in tins of corruption, by whomsoever made, in tins
cnninoor. Kvcrv Senator who has spoken on this engineer. Every Senator who has spoken on this
uMect has declared in fn"or of a thor ough investigation, uMect has declared in favor of a thorough investigation,
nnu l nm my irienu to read the name, of tlio men and l am my friend to read the name, of the men
on Mils coin- that ho boliuvpii would cover on Mils coin- that he believed would cover
up corrup tion ? I consider this committco nn up corrup- tion ? I consider this committee on
em inently judicious ono. This is tho first eminently judicious one. This is the first
tlino in my experience in tho Senato that I havo thing in my experience in the Senate that I have
over hoard a coininittco objected to on account over heard a committee objected to on account
of tho character of its member. I am glad tho of the character of its member. I am glad the
first experiment has linen tried upon .Senator first experiment has been tried upon Senator
against whom so little can bo said. Mr. Thurinar. against whom so little can be said. Mr. Thurinar.
Tho Senator from Rhode IMiurl wholly evades The Senator from Rhode IMiurl wholly evades
tho ipiotinn. No Senator will say a word in disparage the question. No Senator will say a word in disparage
ment of tbn character of cither of tho Senators ment of the character of either of the Senators
pioposed as members of this committee, nnd proposed as members of this committee, and
no such issuoenr. bo forced on tho Sennto. Wo no such issued. be forced on the Senate. We
aro not hero to i' ves tigato tho character of are not here to i' ves tigate the character of
Sonators. "Wo aro Senators. "We are