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   Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - March 3, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia                               THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. VOL. XXI. ATLANTA. GA., MONDAY MORNING, MARCH 3, PAGES. PRICE FIVE Xe FOB LARD. THF t4KJ> COTTOS Oil.. TRYING TO RUSH THROUGH THE BILL a Tax Vpon Cotton Seed Work to Defeat the March 2 largest that has infested the capital in years, with the exceptun of the world's fair crowd is liere now working for the passage of the compound, lard bill They represent the western manufacturers and farmers, in- cluding bigh oncers in the National Alliance, who arc stitmp to the committee that the al- liances of tl e onntrj or the bill On the otl it hand tho southern represents ttieiareivht mr the bill with all their power Tiieyare h In t m the minority Mr AIorKan  the southtm farmer on his cot ton It wou 1 ilso hi sa d result in a loss of per to i. rv 1 ilx rcr m the cotton itates w that cotton seed are becoming of value to tin firmer the of biJl he tlunKs n luce then i uce to almost noth- ing, for the bill puts si rl i high tax upon cot- ton seed laid aiil mixtures that it cin no longer be manufactured with the seed selling thing Itke the resent price IT w n L BF KI SHFD THROUGH the biUhwhecn an Imji tus 1 tSiewtslLni congressmen ami t'ie hogUrll Un that it lo k-, uou is if it will be refit 1 fr n the c rc tl e -silt i erne er the unseating of Mr Puidltton of tst irgima Mr Pen k ton rom xnis here and w ill himself bring the t He is be nz i Uised b> Mr Carlisle, aiil it has 1 ecu dm ltd that suit can either be brought 11 the supreme court or the coun of claims The T ng-> can bo quo warranto in nature an 1 base 1 on call to the speaker to show cause wh> ho Mr Pendle- ton from the privilege of 1 men lirr A suit f r can also he entortl InetKrocit the to be will lo wliithcr the speaker has a nght t j dtcl r member unseated without a IliOiu it, U-o T, pi in to wait until Mr At lunson v ti   if not this week, then later Although much progress was made in that direction week the order to act on public buildings and bridge bills is still m force Thii rlass of measures therefore, will continue to OLCUJ j the time of the senate in the ujorn- ing hours of the week or until the calendar i cle-iiel If Mr George is ready a portion of thb morning hours will he devoted to tho discus- sion of the lesoHition proposed by Mr Evarts d( daring the pow er of the senate to elect a pres, dent pro tern to servo during the entire ses- sion of tho body Mr George will oppose tlit resolution un the ground of unccnstitutioiiality IN THP HOUSE The outlook in tlte for the week i; devoid of interesting pr-K-eednigs in com ran son Hith 1 i rtonc before The e'ection contest of rcithtistjno vt, Cite will piobabh be pushe 1 to a conch sion Monday Tuosdav and Wednesday ire set apiit by special ordei action upon pnbh  KEtP HJS GRAVE GKEKN flcply of tlie Blue Grass Club to Reed. IKWISYII.M, Ky March 2 -The letter sent to-night to Representative Carnth of Kentuckv, bj Jay F Durham, president o the Blue Grass club of I ouisville, m reply t Speaker Reed s letter declining to attend th club's first dinner m whicu as a res Bon the fear of be ng killed American Making: ASHif OTOV, March 2 delegates to ie International American conference, are be- ginning to talk about final adjournment, which will probably take place about the first of ApriJ Nearly all of the committees haie ade their reports, and several of them have 1 ready beon adopted The report of the com- mittee on a customs union, which considers procity treaties is in the hands of the miter Three committees on postal and abie communication on Atlantic, Pacific twl Carnbean sea have their reports prepared, nd thov are now being translated The reports ut committee on customs regula- ons and committee on port dues are both bout ready to submit to the conference The omiuittee on extradition and banking will h their labors within a few The ommittee on arbitrations has agreed to re oinmend the adoption of that method for set- ling international differences, but has not yet rnvcd at an as to the details of a for its reports The commit- on monetary convention will nike tw o reports, one of w Inch ill reeommend1 tho coinage of common silver dollar to IKS a 1( gal tender in ommtuiil transactions between the citizens f tne several nitions Tho other report, pie- in   bitl ion thit mav be deposited in tin United St s b> the citireiis or authorities if tho Central and South Ameiiean states IJiflso rerwjrN me both in the hands of the imi'er and w ill be submitted for action veiy letter to >ou sent ut I 5 tbe ir tas I tlmk been r'aH speaker Chat mery aisnr luce T wi c his grave green Tnis can caSuy be don" thhe f tf J o( rules for its tarmony thi. gener S tb government which is 1 9 deterred Him from M CLOSING UP THFIK WORK. Conference PRKSIDl1 NT'S ISIT. Hr. Mort un and Party Arrive in diaries ton. CH S C March 2 Presi dent M01 ton and inrty armed today, aud will un lure until tomorrow afternoon They icre met at the station by Major Irvau anil a committee of the city council and iiulcrbut benevolent association, and con- lucted to C liarleaton hotel, -where they were comfortably quartered and eiiitrtamed at a breakfast by the mayor and reception com- ttees The suite of anirtmerits occupied by princess Louise, when she visited Charlos- on several jears ago, was placed at Mr Morton's sen ice Aftor Mr Mor ton attended services at St Michael's church, and was (jnietlj dm en around the citj Mt be- ng his des re thit on account of Sunday, there should be no public demonstration m his lonor the dav and a number of prominent gentlemen and ladies called on the part> at the hotel This afternoc 11 the nnyor the vice-president to Magnolia cem- etery WILL Vian THE Tomorrow the MCO piesident and party will begnen an excursion around the harbor and to the forts in tho revenue outtor, and later will be taken to Magnolia gardens, on Ashley by a special tram In the afternoon they will lea> o here fsr Florida by a special train It had been hoped that Mr Morton wonld re mam for several days, so that the city could e extended him a reception Indeed in- vitations had been half written, when he de- clared his purpose of proceeding to Florida to- morrow The Mce president great at the of his welcome, in spite of the weather, there being the first fall of snow today for many yeara THE IN Tlte Rivera by tbe High Waters. CHATTANOOGA, March 2 Tennessee m er at this point reiched its high est feet and six after standing at that point a few hours began to subside and is steadily falling Fears were entertained of a rise into the fifties, in which case the result would have been disastrous As t is communication was interrupted on the Alabama Great Southern road, a washout hav ng occurred betw. een here and Birmingham The track on the belt road was cov ered on one division, and a >isit to Lookout mountain could only be made by the aid of boats across a watery gap Although many small houses in the low ly i ng part of the city were partially destroyed and their occupants forced to find other quarters, 110 manufactur- ing establishments suffered anything but a temporary stoppage, and the money loss is not large. The cold and the ceasing of the heavy rimfall alone saved Chattanooga from a repe- tition of the flood of when the water reiched the height of fifty two feet six inches "Word comes irom South Pittsburg, Tenn the first town below here on the river, that all trains have been discontinued on the Jasper branch of the Nashville, Chattanooga and St I ouis railroad, and the water is two feet over the track A S EVE UK SNOW STORM. 7s ew York City A .sited by a Heavy Snowfall NEW YORK, March, 2 this evening reminds New Yorkers of the famous blizzard two >ears ago Blinding snow storm sot in about 9 o clock, accompanied by a brisk south wind The city was soon with a mantel of white Many accidents due to falls ou ry sidewalks, were recorded at the various police stations and hospitals before midnight At midnight snow was still falling The temperature fell gradually till midnight, when it stood at eighteen above The snow nas blocked the street car tracks pvetty effectnallv, and en the ele% ated railroads suffered, and tn. ns ere obliged to IUB slow because of tho blinding storui squalls On Brooklyn budge trainmen and police Buffered from the stori i, as they were exposed to its full force About six inches oi snow on a level had fallen up to midnight Ferries on troth East and North river were compelled to proceed on tLeir trips with the greatest care CAARLESTON, March 2 snowed here for three hours this morning, from. 9am till about 12 o'clock The snow melted as it fell, aud the sun shone at 5 o'clock FOKT MOSROB, Va March 2 snowed ilj all day here, the first of the season The thermometer rtgifctered25above zero. They Kept Open CHAB.LESTOV, S C March 2 Thirteen barkeepers were reported here today for a violation of the Sunday liquor law The reports were made by a committee of the Cen- tral Labor union, which organized a boycoti against Tracey Russell, the ale brewers o ]Sew York, who have a misunderstanding with thoir working men A prominent wholesale grocery farm are involved in the boycott A Race on Skates. MINJTKAPOLIS, Minn March 2 Mo- Cormicfc today defeated Axel Paulson tn a ten mile skating race at White Bear lake The race was for the world's championship o: a Paulsen'a championship medal McConmcfc's time wa? 39 witb Paulson one-third of a mile behind Full} people witnessed the race BaaebAll No BALTTMOIUE, March 2 of the Bal timoro baseball club will report in this city on the 20th ijfet, and on the 22d Manager Barme will take tbe men to Kichmodd, VB-> where they will remain ten days, then return ben and the season of 1890 will begin. PLAIT'S INFAMY. A.TTA.CK UPOIf TBE THE SUIT DISMISSED FROM COURT And It Vo Compromise, tion of Character of NBW YORK, March 2 H Cnman is stronger and further beyond the reach of spiteful reproach tonight than he ever was in his hfe. He hau stood tbe test of false accusations, aud trampled envy and malice under his feet It is an easy matter to iting suit against any man. bnt it is an en- tirely different thing to sustain wholesale charges of corruption and dishonesty Tom Platt, and the other parties joined inn last December in instituting suit against Mr Ininan, various alleged irregularities in connection with the Tennessee Coal and Iron company, are thoroughly competent witnesses of tbo fact that the accusation and proof are not one and the same thing They hate been routed from their liie of unwarranted attack, and utterly aban doned the game Papers -were filed in the cir- cuit court, yesterday, dismissing the suit un- conditionally The document ordering the discontinuance Bets forth that a thorough ex- amination of the documents and records of the company has failed to anything justi Eying inj action against Mr Inman, and that, therefore, all proceedings against him are dis nusaed The dismissal is, in no sense, a com- promise of the matter, hut an unqualified ex- lion L ration of the defendant Tom Platt may experience some political satisfaction through the consciousness of Ing robbed New York of the world's fair, but Eie and those identified with him must be oe- fully lacking in comfort when they contem- plate the ignominious failure which has at- tended their effort to rob John Ininan of his reputation. M J V THK RUMORS NOT TRUE That the West Point Terminal Will Consol- idate tbe Coast Line RALEIGH, N C March 2 general officer of the Atlantic Coast line says there is no truth in the statement that the West Point Terminal is endeavoring to secure control of the Atlantic Coast line The At- lantic Coast line is on friendly terms with the Terminal, aud they have made ao overtures for either the purchase or control of the Coast line Tho bills introduced in the Virginia leg- islature to consolidate certain roads is Intended to checkmate the "West Point Terminal com- pany, but as a separate set of officers have to be elected for each of the roads under the present charter, ami each has to be operated separately, which very greatly increases the expense of management, it is to put them. Wi- der one set of officers, and thus reduce the op- erating expenses, tbat the bill is introduced TWO MORE r-UIlNACES To Be Built at Chattanooga by the Roane Company. CHATTANOOGA, Tenn March 2 The Times will publish the following informa- tion tomorrow morning "It was learned yesterday, from source which cannot be called in question, that the Roaiie Iron company is preparing for the in- vestment of hundreds of thousands of dollars, which will be the means of producing a great boom in the iron industry of Chattanooga dis- trict The money in all ready, the plans are prepared and in the hands of the company, and the work will, it is reported, commence at an early on one new furnace at Rockwood, and possibly two, the object being to have these furnaces furnish the southern steel null of this city with ore The Roane Iron com- dany having concentrated its work at Bock- wood, has qmetly purchased the nch coal and iron fields of that section, nntil now nearly every known iron property is either the prop- erty of the company or leased by it The work of converting this raw material into ore will commence in earnest with this latest stroke of the Roane Iron company, and will fairly revolutionize the iron business of the south The supply of ore is inexhaustible, and the greater portion of the iron will be used in Chattanooga WILL MANUFACTURE STEEL In this connection, it is also learned that the Southern Steel works, successors to the Roane Iron works, of this city, will, within ten days, commence the work of remodeling the mill for the purpose of manufacturing steel under the Martin Seiman open hearth basic process This work of remodeling the mill will require about six months, at the end of which tune the steel works 'will open in fall blast The reliable information of the above movement by the iron and steel works of this city and district will be hailed with joy by thousands of people It means tbat before next fall two or three thousand additional iron workers will find employment here, the busi- ness of the city merchants will receive an im- petus that cannot be received from any other source, hundreds of thousands of dollars annually will be added to the manufacturing capital of the city, and the proof will be more evident than now that Chattanooga is, in reality, that destined great iron and steel center of the south It will also mewtably result in the establishment in va- rious manufacturing sites about the city, of iron and steel-working concerns, among which will, of course, be the contemplated steel car works, rail works, etc________ DEATH OF KX-GOVERNOB ENGLISH, Connecticut looses One of Bert and Old- eat NEW HAVEV, Conn March 2 ernor James Edward English died at his resi- dence in this city today He contracted a severe cold early this week, which developed rapidly into pneumonia, accompanied by a hjgh er, rendering him unconscious, from, which state he failed to rally He was seven ty- eight years of age, and leaves widow and one son Governor English had an enviable national reputation, in financial circles In 1860 he was elected to congress, and re-elected in 1862 He declined a third nomination In he was elected governor over Hon. Joseph Hawley, and was then the only democratic governor in the United States He was re- elected governor m 1868, and in 1871 elected for tho third time In 1878 he was ap- pointed by governor Ingersoll to fill the vacnn- cy in tho X.nited States senate caused by the death of O S Ferry Mr English leaves a fortune estimated at between two and three million dollars_______ _____ He Too Greedy. CHATTANOOGA, March liam Martin, a patternmaker for the Ten- nessee Coal, Iron and Railroad company, met a singular death at South Pittsburg, Tenn this morning Re was in an intoxicated con- dition and while eating breakfast undertook: to swallow a piece of steak, two Inches wide and six inches long It stuck in his throat, would neither go down nor np, and before medical aid could be summoned Martin choked to death with horrible struggles and contortions He has a family in THE BEAUTY OF DEATH. TMM DAXGKB3 OF AJR8E1TICAI, TOIL- XT USED Or BEAUTIFYING THE FACE. -Wlui IteMrtedto IMu- BBOOKLTIT, March 2 A woman of ordinary intelligence ought to know without being told that arsenical toilet prepawaiions are to the health, and yet not a week passes that I am not in receipt of letters, most of them showing thought and ability, asking; me to recommend some cosmetic tot the elimination ofrpimples, and requesting to to told if arsenic is as safe for an internal med- icine as it Is for a complexion wash These correspondents know that arsenic is a deadly poison, and yet they talk about jts use as if it were the simplest and safest drag in the world Arsenical doses will put an end to pim- ples, and, what Is more, an end to the life of the person using them I am not now speak- ing from generalizations or from what I have heard, but from absolute personal knowledge One friend of mine, a beautiful young woman, was afflicted with an eruption upon the hands This was not only exceedingly painful but very mortifying Her own family physician, a man of common sense as well as of scientific attainment, prescribed certain blood remedies, hut refused to give her anything to act upon the condition in other words declined to doc- tor symptoms TUK FKLLBTS OF AKBSNZC The patient became irritable and dissatisfied and finally consulted a newly fledged M D who, through some advertising dodge, had been brought prominently before the public She returned to her home with pellets of irsenic to be taken during the day, and an arsenical lotion to be used morning and night, and a piece of advice This w as not to notice any criticism of the treatment, and to say to those who condemned arsenic that such an ob- jection was only an old woman's whim, which medical science had satisfactorily disposed of A permanent cure was guaranteed in six weeks At the end of that time my friend's hands were as white and as smooth aa an in- fant's, but my friend was in the agonies of death The eruption had beea driven inward Instead of out of the system, and quick con- sumption was the result Another victim, a young man, was also a friend of mine His life was embittered by pimples which covered his face bad tenant is better out than in." his own good doctor sententiously told him But he could not wait for slow methods, and so fell into the hands of another murderer The last time I saw this promising youth before he died he called my attention with a good deal of that is only bronchial, and he is giving me medicine for it, but I don't care a cent for the Cotign KTLT-ED BY THE USE OF ARSENIC Such, cases could be indefinitely multiplied, but I have dwelt upon these because I watched them from start to finish, and am aa sure aa I am of my own existence that my friends were killed by the use of arsenic That arsenic in hands of skillful physicians is sometimes a help in certain acute diseases I am ready to admit, as I admit the value of strych- nine and stomach pumps, but for steady or even occasional use in eruptive diseases, chronic or otherwise, it is simply a deadly cure I do not know that all the complexion lotions contain arsenic, but I do that every woman who has an intellect above that of a jelly fish, should know the ingredients of the stuff she uses as a medicinal wash or beautifier In a late interview with one of our most dis- tinguished physicians I v, as told that the folly of women with their poisonous face washes. their compressed and, in many cases, lapped ribs, their heavy petticoats and elaborate dress skirts pulling down and inflaming the most delicate of the vital organs, was quite equal to the folly of men in drinking and carousing, and for his part he thought that the effect of woman's folly upon her health was greater than the dissipation of men upon theirs "Why do not women do more for each this gentleman asked "Why do not those who nave found out the way show it to those who have lost it, or who never had it at the immense temperance societies organized, and controlled by women all over this country He went on, "Look at some of the leadens of these enterprises, as they address their meet- ings lu excellent English, but no breath to apeak of Look at their girted-in waists, their swell dresses dragging upon their hips Be- cause these women do not drink intoxicating liquors, they imagine they are temperate Tbe is, that many of them are quite as far off the track of health and common sense and decency as men, and need missionaries quite as much as men Then look at the candy that women eat It seems fully as respectable tor one to ruin a di- gestion by wine aa by bonbons So you see after all, bad as we are, it is six of one and half a dozcC: of the other TRUTH IN THB LBCTTTKB There was so much truth in this little lecture, that nettled as I cer- certainly was, I had no argument to combat it with I could have urged the old plea that woman's folly had its ongtn and de- velopment in her wish to please a man, but this was such an antiquated chestnut and be sides made a woman seem so much more a fool, that I forebore My intention in this paper was to warn my friends not only against the use of arsenical preparations, bat against the use of anything for the complexion tbat they did not know to be perfectly harmless A lotion tbat fs power- ful enough to remove will usually move them inward instead of outward Out of door exercise, the exercise that starts the blood to tingling and the perspiration from every pore, careful bathing, weft ventilated rooms day and night, care about diet, and light weight clothes which bang from the shoulders will so oxygenate the blood and work upon the general health as to cure erup- tive diseases If such obedience to the rules of health do not have this effect then nothing will An excellent cold cream, both for chapped lips and rough skmr and a decided complexion softener, is made of the following ingredients Two ounces oil of almonds, one-half ounce spermacetti, one drachin white wax, and a little rose water This cream is very inexpensive u well u effective, and a pint of it put up by one's gist will cost but a little and hut a long time B. KIBJL. HB WAS NOT SLICK KNOVOK. Travelling to Worth KAI.KIOH, X C, March 2 Duncan M. T Autrey, a man of unsound mind, not capable of traveling, left his home at Clinton during the absence of tbe family on Sunday, the 9th nit, for Worth county, Georgia, where he has a sister living It is feared that he perished on the way He was without money, and had but a few clothes in a hag His brother-in-law has been to Wilming- ton in search of him, but could find no trace of him, and the unfortunate man's family axe in deep distress. Aatrey is described as a short, stoat man with light hair and blue eyes and bad teeth. Match Chan- nel, a negro section hand In the employ of the Bast Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia rail- road, was murdered at the four mile crossing last night by a negro tramp named Charlie A. Bobber by Police Meridian. MKRIDIAW, Kans March "I'm a slick 'on Telegraph Operator Taylor heard those words addressed to him by a stranger last night while he was receiving messages at the railway station. He paid DO attention to the remark until he had completed a message from Valley Falls, which read as follows To Sheriff, Meridian, KM Gepharfs bank roobed this evening of Robber an known. Description us follows Blonde, light hair and mustache, blue eyes, five feet eleven inches tan, medium weignt SHERIFF The operator looked tip, and nearly lost his breath.when he saw, standing before him. tho man desonbed in the dispatch He did not re- veal the fact of his recognition, but merely agreed with the stranger that he was a "slick un HK STOPS FOB THK NIGHT The stranger inquired the time of the next train for Atcbison and asked where he could put up for the night The operator directed him to a hotel, where the man took a room without registering, requesting to be called at 5 o'clock in the morning in time for the Atchi son train Local Police Officers Smith and Summerfield, who had also received instruc- tions from Valley Falls to arrest any suspicions person, were informed by the operator of the presence of the stranger at the hotel Arming themselves with Winchester rifles, Jthey went to the hotel, waited under the "mhck nn's" window until 12 o'clock, and then going to the office acquainted the proprietor with thier intention of arresting his guest A bell boy was sent to the stranger's room with the mes- sage that it was time to get up to catch the Atchison tram KILLING OP THK ROBBKE When the stranger descended to the office he was confronted with the police officers, with Winchester rifles pointed squarely at his breast He never quivered, but looked inquiringly around "Throw up your hands Officer Smith said. The stranger seemed to realize his situation then, but instead of obeying he thrust a hand in either side pocket of his overcoat to draw revolvers, TI hich only a few hours before bad intimidated Cashier Cobn, of the Valley Falls bank As the stranger made the motion towards his weapons, both Winchesters were discharged instantly at his breast Tbe stranger fell dead with one bullet through his heart and another through the right lung The coroner was notified, and before noon a verdict was re- turned exonerating the officers of any crimi nality m caused the death of the bank robber, self-defense being their excuse THB MONET RECOVERED TJp to this time no search of the dead out- law's person had been made, but at Cashier Conn's request, a search was made and the stolen money recovered In his boots were found two packages of greenbacks of each. Jhe balance of the money had been distributed through his various pockets outlaw was positively identified from a regis- tered receipt dated at Burlington, Kansas, as one Bobertson The money receipted for had been payable to one U C Smith, at Ottawa, Kansas In Robertson's pocket was a watch, with the initial engraved upon it, and a foot role bearing the same initial TUK SECOND BAXXOTS. Thirteen More BocUIIaU Elected Cor the BBRUN, March 2 Returns received up to noon today show that on the first and second ballots fifty candidates of tbe party and thirty two socialists have been elected The cat-tellers have lost fifty-mx seats Emperor William was so anxious to learn the results of the elections in Berlin tbat he asked tbe mayor to telegraph directly to the palace immediately on receipt of returns of the names of successful candidates Official returns up to 9 30 p m show the election of nine Conservatives, three imperial ists, seventeen national liberals, thirty-three freissiniga, thirteen socialists, three Guelohs and six democrats At a meeting of 800 miners held in Eassen today, a resolution was adopted opposing a demand for iiity per cent advance in wages In the second division of Berlin the social- ists, on second ballot, polled votes above their total on the first ballot Other divisions showed little difference in results Prince Bismarck went on foot to the polls to record hia vote, and returned home in the same manner The Northern German Gazette declares the socialists are nothing but a French colony in Germany _ The Pope's Birthday ROME, March 2 Pope Leo XIII was eighty years old today, and tomorrow will be the twelfth anniversary of his coronation In honor of these two anniversaries, he gave a reception today to the college of cardinals Replying to the congratulations of the cardi- nals, the pope declared his intention to give the most earnest study to the social question and said he hoped to receive the assistance of the European powers tn solving this difficult problem. _ Opposed To It. ST PKTBKBBUBG, March 2 The danin comments on what it considers the lack of wisdom shown by the powers that have con- sented to take part in the labor conference at Berlin The the paper believes, will tend to add economic superiority to the military preponderance already exercised by Germany over Europe, and It is on this ground that it censures tho powers for giving their support to the project _ Squadron of Evolution. IXMTDOK. March 2. The men-of-war "At- lanta" and of the American squad- ron of evolution, have arrived at Genoa The "Chicago" and tbe other two vessels of the squadron, have reached Spezzia The Number IXHTDOBT, March 2 The number of lives lost by tbe disaster to steamer Quetta, which was wrecked while on a voyage from Queensland talxmdoji, is now said to be one hundred of an EnjtUsh Editor LONDON, March The death is announced of Sir Edward Baines, proprietor of the Leeds Mercury, most influential liberal organs in the nmmot England. la Kurope. Loinww, March 2 Several snow storms and frost are reported in England and in various parts of Ezrope Among the regions viaited are Borne and Truzera. Abrabjuu Vary Feeble. IxnrooK, March 2 The condition of young Abraham Lincoln is unchanged. He is very feeble _ Kmla Fsaha mt Tianrllw. LOJTDOH, March 2. K0iin Pasha has arrived at Zanzibar _ _ Aa Owl Shot. FaAWKLiH, Ga., March 2 {Special Mr Bill Harru, of this place, west oat this morn- ing hunting and seeing a large multitude of hawks badly disturbed, went to see what was the difficulty Sneaking up slyly he saw that it was a very large owl Cracked away with hia gun and killed him. Mr Harru brought the owl to town and measured tour feet and four _ A Small Blase. An ash box on the hack of Mrs. Cheek's boarding boose, on Mitchell street, caused an alarm of fire from box 51, about 1O o'clock last night. Excepting a fnght among HAWES'S BODY ABBIVBS jjn> wii.i. THE LAST OF THE GREAT TRAGEDY Jraney That Ifr. Took by to Hawes's body in a handsome raeewoof casket, on trestles, at WyUe Barclay's un- dertaking establishment The coffin is an nnusnal one By special request it was furnished with lock, and after the body was embalmed it placed in the casket, the lid screwed down and locked fast The key was given to Mr Jim Hawee, brother of tbe dead man, and not even the dertaker has access to the body except by oh- taming the key from him After a long and fatiguing trip Mr Frank Hilburn, of Wyhe ft arrUed witfc the body about 7 30 o'clock jestertay morn- ing, and tt m as earned direct to the takers' rooms, where relatives of the unfortu- nate man visited him danng the day andl gazed on the dead fare, dropping tears of grot over his dark fate No one eise was allowed to see him, and there were very few who expressed such a de- sire, as the al of the body was not gener- ally know n dunnz the day This morning the remains will be taken ta Oakland cemetery and interred in the family lot n here repose the bodies of those who knew and loved Dick Bawes in his brighter amd mon> hopeful days, ere the blight aiid shadows fell upon his life HR HILBURN'B TRIP was full of difficulties, and it looked at time as if he would not be able to reach Bir- mingham at all Ou Thursday evening he, with Mr Johnson, w ho had fi.OOO copies of the Ttmotr, started for Birmingham on the Geor- gia Pacific road The story of their first repulse has already been told, how they had to turn aside and go to Chattanooga, and arrived in Attalla only find their progress stopped From Attalla thev took the dummy tram for Gadsden, and tned to make their way Anniston, but more trouble awaited them The tunnel was blockaded by a landslide They slept in a box car Friday night, speai> ing in complimentary terms of the weather aft intervals Next morning, bnght and early, Mr John- son and his papers got a transfer of six miles around the mountain, and the coffin also sent around in the same w ay Mr Hilburn, nothing daunted by the cold and the rain, climbed tiie mountain, and a weary tramp uphill and down, of about miles aud a half, he found himself once more in a fair way to reach the point of destination. RIDING ON A OKA.VBL THAW he succeeded in reaching Anmstou, where ha met Mr Jim Hawes, and started oncer more for Birmingham It was 7 Jtt o'clock Saturday evening when reached that city, and proceeded to perform the last sad service for the dead man. "His face was as natural as said Hilburn yesterday, "and no one who was familiar with the circumstances of his sad end- ing, would have guessed that he died than a natural and peaceful death At 10 30 o'clock the body was in the coffia. and Mr Hllbum Malted to Atlanta with charge. It was a long, weary Journey, and Mr burn was worn ont with fatigue when reached Atlanta Mr Johnson and his bundle of COTBTITO- TIOKS also arrived in Birmingham Saturday evening, after an eventful journey He missed the tram tbat Mr Hilbum came on, and had to remain over night in Birmingham, HAWKS' HANDWRITING was exhibited yesterday, by a gentleman tar whom he wrote a private letter a few days ba- fore his death It is a symmetrical hand, and show? that Hawes was gifted with a fine fac- ultv for letter writing The gentleman referred to is an old acquaint- ance, and one of tbe conclding sentences in tba letter is a request not to allow the reporters to get hold of it He wrote back to Hawes, ask- ing permission to give the letter to the news- papers for publication, but Hawes never wered the letter, being too much occupied with other things darting the last sad days spent in preparing for death The funeral today will be a verv quiet oMt There will be no public service or demonstra- tion of any sort_____________ OATHKBrNC OF REPUBLICANS. Btcctlnc of the League Convention In Programme. NASHVILLE, Tenn March 2 Repub- lican league convention will be called to at noon Tuesday by Major J W Wstnon, chairman of the local executive committoau He will deliver an address of welcome and traduce Hon C T Tillman, who will make an address on behalf of the republican of middle Tennessee He will be followed, by Colonel William Rule, of Knoxville, in be- half of the party in eastern, and Winsted on behalf of the western division. Jndge Thnnton, of Nebraska, president of league, will respond on behalf of the and the convention will be turned orer to league for business Amusement liall has been decorated The convention will be in session two days tame acting business On both nights mass mee4> ings will be held for general speech-majdns} by prominent orators YOKK, March New York and, New England delegation to the convention at the national league of republican otaba, whfdl meets in Nashville, Tenn Tuesday, left Jer- sey City this morning on a special Pullman car on the Baltimore and Ohio railroad. Them are eleven delegates, Including Colonel McAV pine, president of the New York state leagoa. TACIUXSG THE JAUITOB, A Little Picfat at the Btmttcm day Moraine Shortly after coming on duty Sunday morning Staiionhouse Keeper Joyner went into citypViBon with Jeff Arnold, tfce janitor Jeff opened a cell to remore due of seven negroei confined in they began to above lum around. Jeff slapped one of them down, when others attacked him Mr Joyner near the door d the cell, and one of tbem rushed aft Mr Joyner had a lock in hte left hand, but with his right be took the negro a blow in the) face, knocking him down. A second negro made a rnah him, and likewise measured length on floor A third rushed forward, and for tbirJ time the muscular arm swung around and tbei third man struck the floor with a heavy thud. Seeing their comrades piled up in such mnunarj style disheartened the others, and they retreated into the cell As fast as ttw 'negroes who had been laid out could w themselves they hustled back into the cell and cried for quarter Mr Joyner is not a big matt, and maVes na preventions to being an expert in the art, bat be has the gnt and determination of bull dog, and be taught those unruly negroes lesson that they will not soon forget Some of tbe negroes were in lor stealing, most of tbem were drunk The prison was full tbe rough element that attends the Monday matinee of the recorder's court, bat mutiny was quelled HO quirkly aad quietly tbat no alarm was created outside the prison After the fight was over they all quieted down and gave tbe ofccers no further troaOM dunflg tie mocjujig SPAPFRf NFWSPAPFK!   

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