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   Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - January 8, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia                               PRICE FIVE CENTS INS THE FIGHT'! members of the cabinet and their wives The If II I- It It AT 11 THE OPPOSITION OF JUDGE SPEER Poatmni 1 snowf 1 l and it tlie urt First 6011 w vs i terc 1 I on t. eviadi be saw N 7 uiuarj 7 bpocr has been complctolv the Mai on i os oftice halit,  3o nljar alui for anj substantial change foe the WISE ON DAVIS. SPEECHES AT THE MEETING OF TOE SOtTHEJtS SOCIETY. o Senator VIorsan There leTfo Clianoe for tilf >'egro In Iliia Country >l r x Januirv 7 Among tbe bills pro scuti 1 an 1 left rred 111 tin seinte was one bv j ilUi er to i r, v id for tho w, rid u at Hi n IM, 11 il n it in 1392 VI, VI i mi (i eded to aildn 83 tho on tl t f the bill, beret Ion mtrotliiced bv Vh Hull topi >vide for the emeriti >ii ot per or Iroin tlie sou hern U In ,i i i inc. in> his spoeih Ml I iiutid t, I! li tint liad no eh nil o t) r-.0 itrv riu ri. was 110 n 1 ink i re-i iCgro r Hi pri Mdent-, no i finanuli, I ing eommcrii il mn n couil m n ilire t Hi rs in 1 auk ON THE CHARACTER OF MR DAVIS Mr. "Wise a High Tribute to the South s Bead Chleftalii-To Hate Mr DovlB Is to Hate the South. NEW YORK, January 7 -In response to a call of fortv-threc members, the Southern societ} ottlnseitj held special night to pass the resolutions adopted mittee of nine memorj of Jefferson vVhile the commituewasi-reparmg resolutions calls were made for John f Vlr lotidlTapplaudeJ he BABNWELL LYNCHING. TSS STOMT FX03f THE Of Z3OJE 1TICITE8- WHICH BfflNGSODT SOME NEW FACTS The State onAJCalrs WWot Brought Ahout tte Violence Which Demanded Prompt Treatment. gima, and he i Ho  f i 'in an in (JltliLr h u e ot congress tin tnt.rt tl< kl of (n 1 T topih i Its 1 Hell r ei tlu tllti U M it, tlu in j_ro sUto c r .oiiegro wprL- iu 1 lor S OC< .nd with it i nl< itrve neu.ro i hmmd i ieil v.ith to hit tliL ItsMlt .-1 II dUaCll Id create tin IK T f a .Hit in wi" nt m thi. nirortrfion ilBCiui '1 ViiOMin x wliowoulrt in i TII I r t i i it i nf tlieir hid l ...vvli, I, hew, nil pie ut the i MIII i ie n I i litiou but ,h ullimliil i "ith h 1 H it -i mi [1 nlit thu, Ins would lu 1 11 1 t Hit it, llu im mil rk f 11 j tl I .lientia' ,i, il v in S i 01 I t n s in t u s u trv t eontribiiteti.il sti tl 1 In.-tijiiilv t) that v ik H uiu r th. pi'ien e with win h it h td listi mil n m 111 tho Tinuirv ri IP ras a lin ill nuuilir ol i, i I L "it when M cillid t-i ord r l n ml thi L ti in c t the th nilvv d achiov eini iits w eie ev en concede, have been Ihe cause is went to it, halting and with its lace It has e rteii been assorted tha Tcflei oiiDaviss c iuso was ail indiv nlu il no It si nil 1 be resontoil when it is said of 1 that hiii nise was difucn' fiom ours be 11 ,o stiami that is not on ns Ivcrjbl, w it him is a blow at southern ,.oplo IF, vvasabrivl nan ml hisequ" 'w ot the v Iho umveisal e. 1 it of on, to. s is tl, it w o c, mluetcd an dead but it im, Ho AEKW., S. C., January Cerrespoiaelice.3-A trip to Barnwell coart house m South Carolina win satisfy any reasonabW man that the tales that have been written aBout the state of affairs there since the lynching have been very greatly exager- a Business called the writer to the quiet and peaceable -railage of Barnvvell on Mondaj last, which, being the first athc and wholly without excuse Mr William E Martin-owns and has owned for forty years, a large plantation of three thousand acres, his home, Kichinond Hill, being in the center of this plantation, one mile from Marnn a station on the Port Koyal railroad Mr Martin is an elegant gentleman, who, before the -war, was quite wealthy, and has traveled all over Europe Since die war he has remained on iii plantation and was always kind to nis tenants His plantation was rn condition, and there has neier been any dis- satisfaction until the past year or two Mr Martin's health began to fail and he hired white men to look after bnsmess To this SOME PLAN XEEDED. THE SJJIOT lit TI3T1DA.T1O GOVERNOR D B HILL'S SUGGESTIONS He IJkefl Some Features of the Australian System, bat Others He Cites Instances of am informed, he hired seven different white men and all had to be discharged be- canse the negroes would strike go to their homes, and refuse to work unless the white man was discharged Finally Mr Martin put his son in charge of bis business He was a young man of splendid habits about 24 vears old the onlj son, but r ised to habito of ui- du trv, and was well educitcd TJia son had :rous store at Marians Station and ho _s3iitance to run it w line he gav e lus mt-oii to his father's affairs The vom ho :il lo campair, Lilt i el nd our struggle was or u'i iiuiitti th, nf 1 f 10 tl e vv iv s and 111 alv, i J ol repeal t nelt 1 i i He ex (To. t should V. Oil i i Usiie tint il ill t ,tl be l It will Hit be atUilu 1 t i ti II i id ll it it sh ill be v ilod u niim.laklv It, I hevi 1 bith parties fu r, 1 t mill 10.1th t the bul w. uld plo- MlLllit i i.l nl tlho tike ef f. mi f i r Co el   of the late Jefteison mm who never was afraid t) Btand al vielli 1 principle for pohev swerved from the right conv ho w ill be esteemi 1 here as f nth and eounge an i ,1 among km 1 As tin el thL ho i--e it in ioi 'the "f I ill of AN01H1 K COI Oil Tlie t S. parat. and Ouadiooiis 111 Its Koports W..SUIN, i .N Iinuirv si penntendont ,1 icii-iii Mr loiter in a 'etti r t thesuritirv ot tin interior savstliat imonc the numerous re ouistsiorspeoial mvostii.kti.ui w hieh Inv o come t, InsomeeTlsa souiewhlt tori ,1 ll le ono et, t, r f th. nsns to milio it in ill 111 11 t> til ixaotos litim Hi n T tin o 1 red n in this i f III! hi iss, l r v les f r the ill ll n I tin l 1 re 1 1, 1 ne, neicr nelor ction and as long min n head of the s< uthern people I never saw a more ordcrlj crowd in any com- mumtv.ahd while there woie three saloons I saw very few under tbe influence of liquor, and those of the lowest order of their re spectiv e colors I w out to the place where the lynching took place vvh.eh.has been fullj described The bullet holes are platnlj visible in the trees Tho place is rust about a mile bom the jail, aud there is no doubt tliat quick wort was made the men w ho were Ij nched During the sale daj I saw the people, black and w bite, gatlung from all directions The sale day in January is always a big daj, and tlieciowd, sol was informed, was not un- usually large I er saw A BETTEH BEHAV El) CKOWD OP MACKS They had good teams as a general thing, and those that came in vehicles were about as well equipped aa the white farmers Those that rode had very good stock, with substantial saddles andhndles They had bj no means the ppcaranco of being a badly treated class, and vere in as good humor and as full of life as is generally seen with negroes who are well led and vv ell clothed I hav e seen negroes in the aiidm to- eother on public dajs, and I am conhdeiit the appearance of the Banivv ell blacks last Monday was 100 percent better than the best lever no unusual for him to on Saturday nights, and as his parents km w he w at his store w Hiding up the w eck s uusi ness-that day being always the best trahiig dav at a country thej w eiit to bo 1 at the usual hour, not dreaming but that the r would come in during the night and go to bed without waking them as he alw aj s did !s ii corrup- tion was so unrestrained that the i UL at tha polls resembled in aueti n ni n t! an an iliition. and that m other i laies in5 i 11 1 it i was s. pre- valent ami nndi-guiseil pirtu ilirli at Mine ot our manufacturing centres th. t iocs w 'V virtnallv driven to the poll" ind wen vtuallv lu- st-meted bj their em] as 11 what 1 ekit sh.nldvote No piibh, M rvii e Oil n r, pa- in, tic than tliat whuh seek, to s arlthe "uHrafra from such abuses It is e u nK I I v l. eiti- zens cvervwhere I iKiuk. tint all intended to mil rove "ur c'oet n Hw- -h mid hive for its, main tho correiti n of tuesa two ev COREL p-riois AS.D i ten loof.o at the stoic, and that his eoncluded to remain t'wre for soon, howexer the had m'ht the negro reniined informed them that >ouug Iving in the road at his le Ida) ire historn lave quahti ill p i irs to tl] c niniand tho admiration ot Vs a soldier, illiisti lang o as l statesman devoting develop nent if his eouutiv s oratoi vviibl tin r mi trv ami his lire will be all enduring monument to truth to lion >r and to ex ilted ma 'r ho had borne In the f i-mn a 11 in the nel 1 V eribt tint not the kuoe that never k le.lcl To in irtal m in and stainless w-s his shield ixten lour warmest sjmpathies unistrat ins md mtclli ctn s mill tl, it man we b ra r tl ai lueve oarel in, rtil f" t'ur nicuil LI mil, the So, t i in s in eM re 1 n ol tin ir aftiet w in tbe west and, 111 fact, as good as any I ever saw anywhere When the hour of sale arrived the sheriff master in chancery ascended .nd and All other objects so deceased citizen to wind up on estate The leEt-liand stain vvere occupied almost tne entire time, and late in the evening by a col- ored auctioned, who was assisting in eierj ww possible the white auctioneer and was selling horses and mules belonging to negroes The crowd intermingled, aud sometimes a white man would buy a horse or mule from ,K.o auctioneer, and very ficquently a vv oedd purchase something sold on the tl L 1-t ,f Miuli in Ish mid pr i nl i 1 i 1 iel s at tin 1 nt fli t Hi couipli ely lo i in ie iftlntod fan il n 1 the t mil res l.viui itlij wo d wh, granted tho ,1 ath oertihriti 11 .oes hoiiuse of her death heart f Kl, ilv The diath ol VH3 s lulvvolth is dc nl ed is hiving 1 eon peaeefnl There v ere at 1, nl .uthw, ith s mi ther and he, nl B Mirtin Ihe man s i i ther v is in fill to 11.1.1., Are Heidi for Ma enon -11 "to "insert the thumb He donbtedlj instantly billed He had laid there clock Saturdas night till alter sun up onSimdas mriftv jauls of the negio houses and no a arm had been given, when t.iey all admitted thev heard the shots tiled ami heard him call for help They ev en told vibothej thouo-ht shot him, and who was ill the it oee, rred 'Ihe coroner s jurj was assembled as soon as the neighbors informed, and the testimonj elicited clearly proved that Peter Bell fared the shot from an old musket and tint six other were in the coiispiracj and accessories before and after the fact borne of them w ere on hand to the work if Peter Bell fai'ed a wo of the six escaped, but four w ore arrested and put in the Barnwell jail As soon %ounK Martin's body was earned to Char ton and buried, tbe white people from rles- all 1 il tamed are of subordinate miportanLe and sh ll I n, t per- mitted to delaj or previ nt tlu T n 1 n "t o{ this great reform To the n etli ds whiih aro sugKeswd thelegislatnrewilidow.il t L.IVO a oareful consideration adopting that iv hu h i> free fiom oonstlttitional and other pr p. r ol J l ,118 and offers the simplest ami mo-t pra.tinble reiueelv for the existing ev ils Many well meaning eitizens an I politl, al ciati, us. imjross.il 15 the nc i-s-itv f ir -omB rLincdial ition are just n w iir_ nB the ad.ptiimof what is km tin iustrilim m, f voting andapiareiitlvlioliivcit will fur- m-h a panacea f ir all tlu P >is n us Ills vvlncH mw biirround oui eleeti us II this 1 i lief is well 1 imded there t be n i pnjud.e against id iptini. the bvntem morel, 1. HIM? It his lieen suiiesslul v triidm f n i untr es It iluo n it f How however tliat -ause the Au-itniliaa seems to be veil ad.i te 1 t the t vcm- meiits of Australia and J-upland and is suicnortothesvsteiisi-hi b previ usl> existed there it can be appropriau Iv ai hid t i ir in- stitutions with ut its maten il m -1 fteili n Thesa are f undid .11 u the tin rv that the state should undertake to perl ,riu orv sur- vieotliatiteai, p Horn, while the tru, th, ry of our institutions is tliat the st.te Ml u 1 ,1 iK'ti- m'that ean hi r or vi, 11 be d, nc Ij tlia iree and untrammelled ai tlon OF THE Isl.IVILUel 11TI71S To test the irreat, l ontr 1 in 1 p w r I mfer- enoe in the government is the ol je, t f tlu ir laws, while the intent of to d nf. r ill on thl pie the largest hbertv and greatest jierBoiial pnv- Deees conM tent w ith the ,_ul 111 wiirare..... are tl unty PFOP1.E OF best 111 the stale This the center of a before very hi "h I v rehuod before th" war and some of the best business men ind 1 iiehtest intolleots in the state came from that i Hints I see nothing m the piesent ho Liu i it on th it s ail} deterioration Pho vve.lthof Hie eonnty, instead of bung con soluKtod as before the war among the nch sohilatou as Deiore me. vi i. nl inters is si altered now among a larger lui her who while thej aie not rich are no o achve and progreiiv e The husmoss ,at was owe done by the rich planters with factors, of Chailestoii and Savannah, is now cirriedonbj good business men m van oils parts of the counts There are now five banks in the count., all doing a prosperous usmess a thing unknown of until a few jears and I was mfoimed that their busmese is 'good that there will be two others estab ikini' cveij thing into consideration, the ovmty "is developing fast and vithniit doubt be tbe richest f the stite some day Ijaiid aliie fiom hfty to one t ill tho past two hat naa been Kineu AIICJ henft, took the eight prisoners out of jail, r Hen, leaving others not chargeu with murde earned them about a mile fro the and jail tied each shot the list It sho ilil not be suffrag. rl ics not i xisl Britain 1 ut e on sv rebtrii ted biJTr Til tions is Hied bv system, in til s counlr also that universal in Australia and re.it -tei s thire are bas, d iijioa .itthl-dliririnci f, ndl- triinds if thi Vuviralian ,wn bv llu f i l tliat has not been a 1 I ted it Ui 1 u the h si i oil re 1 I J Mi n r n-i r the Dis ,1 ill n bill tbo c i .ini'lbv the lilies it tl o list i i cnuht ill s, ik ,s i ie lei t tin r nublll ills were trv n't es ,1 is) t id ipl ml. s to c; v cm the i iisi Urit on ii'i separate ineis- li, e is, e nis u MrB, i koinuUe appelie 1 from tho leeisie.il Mr t) k tho floor aul vMiit tho new sp vei i this h use He did li >t Tie' t 11 tbo i nsi e it m of piopruk- tion bills it tins tinii bill want, d rules nndel the pisent r CO, lings the imnoiitj would bo at the c mplite meriv o( the mai ,ntj Julgo Lrisp fien entered the debate nnd hit the new sicalver some hoavv i lotisting 111 tlio iiime of tbe demc- 11111 ontj and stating that as tho lionee And tlie Contract, t.1 Isi D Cn v 7 mil uy -The north wall )f the mil lime -hops ill tile vard ol the 1 ong 1 radr >id de] ot in tins citv fell with a 1. ud irisli iloutO eloek thu mr rnmg burj ing three nun under several ton, of briek The men were 1 v hen t iken out everv bone in their bodiei bavin' been broken Several other men were I by living bruks and timbers Tlie 1 had 1 en s tor removal The aceiden was earelessiiess in underinmmgthe build c -mil the c mtractor for removal and his fore an have been arrested on the coroner s verdict Chicago I cad' the Committee TON laimarv -The h rase committee tl, w, rlil-fib I illt K ui f lerat ion of 1 ice f ir the inme I r, firred it to a Kitt of b crati the llll mtrodueed bj 1 in-, Illinois whiohlea es a U ll i the locati 11 ol the f s ib i.iinutte. compos.d film us ehaiimai: H >lm m ot Ind md rinpman that the me ?he'r aail I hn m in Chicago Rjetwell Newark lie in. m McCreary St if kwoll of "Massachusetts, ....a M.Crc.rv of Kentucky, f -Mulligan It is midcrotood hers of this coi: ittee are divided craie 1ml no nils s it slioull adjourn from d iv to as until tho committee should report A ozen others on b th sides joined 111 but when matter vv as v oted upon, the lepubhcans d d tno carried it by to tempted The democrats at- niL- Colonel TACTICS Dates sajs skirmish for only a preliminary the piekets whuh has demonstrated the republican plan of battle, and has gt.enthe democrats the eite -us to how to fight them In- deed, although the republicans whipped the shirrmsh thej now know that they must bring in something in the shape of rules, or else the entire session will boa wrangle which will SreTent the transaetion of business However the rules which Reed is now preparing will loave it to the discretion of the speaker in lec- dilatory motions They will also 7 democratic Dili legislature met tlus noon in joint session Dili gent efforts on the part of Clarke and his friends brought out a OAK probably provide that one hundred con- committee of the and on the first ballot were elected democratic from Montana bv a vote of each was nr. sident o} the late constitutional his repeatedly represented Helena as a ielegate in the senate ing them with m nisi lighter IOM copied i 11 in of lebruiry Mr incon mei r will preside Ho will present to Stanle enTai, flas and a massive silver shiel pai t 5 en In one separate ly and snot mo one of them Thov then carried the sheriff back to tho jail dispersed aiidwereat Iheir respective homes bJTlieie'Sis no doubt that if the iieeros had not Ml I DFRFD THE VVHITFS tbcv lievci would hive boon Ivmliel tbom selves ItisaiUn when inm rant pool le take the law in their o TII h mils and while the people do not approve lav essii. ss in white men they are well satished that the ne-Toos will suffer whenever thej attcmi t it and this lesson vv as iiev er more fmcil 1J taught than it w as on the iilgbt of this !j nehing [ho people of Bain well are slow to e, but w lion thov do, it iti like a cjclone It was bet. ie the war it was so nuriiig the war anil there is no abatement m tho spun now As to an, race trouble 111 Barnwel! It is as free fr. m it as anj j> ,nt of the'onth An, the taies about what has been d since the Iviichiiv- are sunp'j gross tKiis invent. 1 si lelv for sensitioil, and with- out the shadow ot truth H ibJTjSefidijW entlrotv has not been a 1 1 te, bv anv suite m the nnion S, ver il state" wl fil.ndl. to it t i  7 -The Empress Augusta died at 4 J'J this af tcnioon_______ TELEGRAPH BKE VITIES Bond offerings jesterdav, all four per cents at 12f and all accepted Tlie president vesterday nominated Thomas J Fuller as postmaster at Waycross, Ga Charl, the presi---------. Sidnev Owens was shot and fatally wounded by some unknown m Greenv ille, C, last 1UnT.p eitv building of Lewiaton, Me was de- stroyed bv tore The records are sup- posed to be safe Bond offerings yesterday aggregated all accepted at 120 for four per cents and 104% for four and a half s Tbe body of the late empress of Brazil, was yes terdVy consigned to its final resting Iplaca in tie pantheon, at Lisbon The tiurd annual convention of the Bepnblican LeaOTerf the United States has been called to- nVeetin I.ashvnlle, Tenn on March Judge David J Brewer was sworn in as as- socSte justice on the supreme court of the United States yesterday, and immediately took bis seat upon tne bench. A -mint resolution was introduced in the Virginia refresentatlves of tfiat state to support the bill for thefree coinage of silver Frank McMahon, a lineman employed by Ua> was and the 'li "c'pllntitKin's" st being "div ided, and hi sin ill. i places tlneklj settled IM vv muses ire boiin? and new enterprises .tailed all over the countrv WHll J.FI) TO THI I VTF TKOUBI I took ii mis to eiuiuuc into the cause ot the ate Ivnihmg ind I becime satisiled th it under tho same circumsl inces, it would have ooenni d m any C( mmnnity nnd much sooner 111 niiii-v than it did there There has been in the past month, ill different parts of the county which quite large in area live murders by blacks before the Ivnclung that culminated in tin- diath of the piisoners who were under for having participated in the last two In almost every instance there was some trivial disagreement with a white man and a negro, when the latter consulted his colored friends and wasadv ised toav eiige liimself and somelime s had assistance, rebultmg m the sudden death of the white man Three of these coses had occurred where the blacks had escaped by the assistance rendered by other negrrUs on the place When the fourth trouble occurred, in Barnwell village, the same circumstances surrounded it A wnite man heard that a negro had been circulating damaging reports about him, met him at the depot and told the negro if he heard any more about it he would punish him Words ensued, dunng which a friend of the white man drew ._._. be froulc _ OK COSTS An Interesting Bcli.g Heard by Judge .f its distil i-hii that mall> of are del ididly ol je, otherwise THO COVFItvOUS St IK.rfiTI )V The governor reo .uiineiids tl i I of a 1 iw which will provide f, r a sei n t unpart- iliont for the voter ami claims th it Ibis pro- vision alone would do mm h to prevent; nil tioii and won! 1 s, cur. th, true electoral reform In Ins ip eril ,11 of cleot whole state sh >ulll be i f the s W. H. LU i bLI'l To Have Be-ei. ll.e Jlm'rfl of t Dm-k Mills HAMILTON Gi Faiuniv 7 The valuable njotv .1 tb  I allipiiit of Savannah 1 U ncs of circuit being It is on the ,f Ins .Ivent .tuesti n win n figures more or less prommentlv in ever} county n the state ateverj term of c Atlanta where a court omi lal r usolv ent costs thi supreme 01 aw allow ing the out shoot pistol and the negro said The white man In (Veorge Ada piv b the in ____ :.rfim ur- ruled that the Kent ._' ts was d to pre ibama ami f cst i o t. ry, d by ua. t nder tliat de M s of Richmond c mtj ri fu bills f r Ivent mil bv S >1uitor oitv court t.hcn aud Cl. rk Keener tl.ese othcers bent out a writ of loan of r ewnan as n oeiver The historj of the l th, lisher, ol DETECTIVES WATCHING THEM. Doctor Knlf fen and MiB, Pnrcell Attend the Funeral TREOTO> X J January 7 -mie funeral sen ices over the body of Mrs Mtra Kniffen were S today The bod} boned at Mount Pleas ant doctor Hniffen rurcell were mills interfered, persuaded his friend to desist saying that ll there was any necessity fol shooting, he would prefer to do it himself The friend who interfered got on the tram and left for Blociville The negro ran back to the village aud told his triends w hat had occurred The sensible negroes among his friends, told him to go to the town marshal and make a case The bad element among his or three of him to get a pistol anc shoot the fellow down, that they would not let any white man talk to them that way and that he would be sneered at, ii be took such talk, until he would have to leave the place The negro took the advice of both sides He made the case before the marshal, who immediately arrested the white man, and required a bond tor his appearance before the recorder the next day He immediately went to hont the negro who had made the charge, for the purpose of getting him to Qismiss it, because cbd not want the lacts about the difficulty to be brought out, a woman being involved, and for that reason he was anxious to hush the matter, and was willing to pay the negro He very soon found the man in company with the fnends who had advised tne violent plan, and as he came up, without being given a chance to speak, the negro 11 kniwn thr'ugh out thi south and tl v. 1 i kept posted knew that V H Hnf-iilev I in. addition to owning a m ij inly tl "c the corporation rcpre-i nte 1 all of the n 1 bt- edness amount ng to v er Mr Will T Huguelv s presence al the pwli to- day was no Biirpnse They knew that he was here to buj the pr. pt-nj for a short time the Ijilln.K waa ---rte aaumated bul Mr Itu-'iil.v at- rViey, JndgT. J M Chilun, of Alabama, v, a, m for the campaign, and secur-d 111. mlllsf.rtha Huguleysand their associates. M.fM" ind Graham, paying therefor 
                            

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