Atlanta Constitution, March 17, 1890

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Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - March 17, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. VOL. XXI. ATLANTA, GA., MONDAY MORNING, MARCH 17, 189O. PRICE FIVE CENTS. THE INFAMOUS LAW CABOT 11 o I LD 1'OXCE TO OVERTHROW STATE AUTHORITY In OrArr Thit Half Southern bboultl He by Opiuionft of C March 16 representatives have not been as much e eu or any measure before con- creiS 111 in iv aa the federal election H thuliiOtd by Henry Cabot Lodge It tht nn-unnious opinion of the southern men tlii tlio bill on its fftco appears to to tin Mhtlo tou'iri-j it was only in- ten led f r soutii, and can only i In uo northern ifrte, tin ultl o ihi_r partj dare to im- pngii n it B-ill be 1 the opnn t- ibie Vo tlio nouth Hero arc ue leading southern i ried jj i 1 1 ami 1 in Tin tl iiuu v i 1 t o i t ill C FK i itn-> in oMrcn cly me'vs- i tn I't tf i tlio etli ci cominittco In i_ ihts bill is plainly 111 tin, Mmili ilone Fodei-al n-s onlj bo 1U ill bo nominally u publi- n n x ilcinotiit, b it both ii e'i whox ill am tJiaif j u iho two dollars great dinner of not In 1 -it the polls utt. people of tlie south, more than tlio blacks or not, "DT A TIT AD 17" O T T UJilV.. r vr wa BAXBZSOiriEATXa Tbe Truck Crop Around Charleston ptotely Think About It. on the measure, besides the summing: op by Senator Blair, is limited to one hour by a resolution of tbe senate The subject of executive sessions will come up tomorrow for discussion under Mr Call's notice to ask for a consideration of the Florida judicial nominations in open session Mr Dolph'3 committee is expcetod to.make AS DID ALSO THE MORTON PARTY. a roport of tbe results of tbe investigation of the subject ot executive sessions' "leaks" some tt mo in the week It is said that the committee is now cousidemur the question of certifying one of the examined last ueek tho district attorney for prosecution on the charge of The urgent dehciency lull will be called up tomurrou b> Senator Hall and it mil probably be off without much discussion Ewlym the week oiajouU and minority roiiorts upon tho case of the Motiftuit scitators will be subuiUted, but it n the uuderatauding thatactu n on them bo prolonged until Uie Blair bill put out of the way On the finance Committee ro- the McKmlev -.ilmimstratnc customs billa to the teinto mid urgp n consideration thereof the cirlicst pnrtirable datQi To secrrp the o mimittce intagonlie the Pacihc railroailt funthiiR bill, Mr Sherman's Mr for tho of the y ami tho pension bill, all of which viill pushed for tlie firat place J.s tlio %MI> cleared by the exe- cution of the pronint onlor, the IJIair bill bo ux tho third Monday the month, tho ummiitwes falling up measures fui action mult r a suspension of tiie rules in the tho of way, and if tho committee on ircounts isreachod, an earn- est cffuit w ill bo iHT.de to secure the ailoptioii of .L reMiliition clerks to till members of the house aio not chairmen of com- mittees It is the present ntontion of tlio committee on iltctions to pi ess tlio Alarjlaud contested etet tiou sectional, it will novel be applied to the north but it will raise the gest crop of hell tliioughout 'he south tin this ever been he ir I of It will however, not re- sult in thini, i single --onthem district T IK c tho lustra J J" feature for it is not ipphcable to a country many of the oters can neither read nor wntQ aiTICJSFD BY Jl DOK CHI3P "Such Judge Crisp, of Cri i is icious, becaitoC if not unconsti- tuti )i il, it te ids to ot cr in the federal gov eminent Tho Li 11 {iroccetls on the idea tliat the peipU and othrers of the states arc not to be ti stid all puntv.patriotism and lo> Uty is litre in congress, and not in the sti. 3'jaccicxllv Hie law cannot be operative except in thr '-i.ntli It ve-ifs jn the juditiirj such jiuvvers the department is is of the distinction thit ought to hetvveen the departments of tho eminent It necessarily brings judge into politics, and is designed, 11 inj opinion, to defeat and not to further in honest expression ot the popular in vhe south, undci the pretense of idop- ijjg tlje Ai st'ihan sjstem which 13 to piutect the voter from outside influence T u-. bill, As to llliteratc-s, absolutely tlie secrecy of the ballot, hich is e-. eiilnl to the independeiico rJ the voter The illiterito voter, under this fiv stt in, cannot hiv o his confident friend to mirk or give him his ticket, but must, in the jirtitnce of tho who represent dif- nt political publicly stato lor he VMshes to vote MK EI "will create mother reconstruction era in tlte sa d Mr BUcliaiJ, of Loi j.ua There is a chance of it woiking to the bt utUt of the republican pirty tho ne-vt election, but then ita v, ill bo clearly demonstrated and it will react upon them That portion o tl e bill providing for tl c federal governmen to t-xKe of the elections is clearly in tended foi tho south, and the south only SF> VTOR BFRKV, OF ARJC4N34S Senator Berry, of Arl Bas fliH create fircat trouble south A %vorse Hw foi ns could not be pissed How ev er sfaoul 1 it pa.ss I to see such rcictioi that sweep the country in '92 It nil injure the matenal prospects of tbe south in every Way OFORQB T OF "'The bill is intended to be entirely section in said Mr Barnes of Croorgi- It will place our elections in the south en tirely 111 control of the federal authorities, ut tcrly the r ghts of the states Its ultimate object will be to tlie democrats of tho election of democrati representatives m mapy southern districts and a return of republicans from them I be Jieve, however, it will fail in practical opera- tion, but it will require more active participa tiou of our people in federal elections I hav strong hopes the bill will be defeated tn th fienate MB LANS, OF ILLINOIS "It cannot be operative in the sai Hr Lane, of Illinois, "it is clearly intrude for the south 1C will be a great outrage npo the people of the south if passed However, doubt if it ever becomes a law It Is undemo cratic, a step towards centralization, and is direct stroke at local self government E. W. B. THE WEKK IN CONGRESS. An Effort to be Made to DJapoee of the lUalr Educational Bill. WASHINGTON, March effort will made in the senate tomorrow by Senate umb, in accordance with his notice of las "Wednesday, to displace tbe Blair educatlona till with his land grant forfeiture bill. A vol on this proposition will, it Is supposed, indicate tbe fate of the bill If the motion tosnpereed It on the calendar by tbe forfeiture bill is sac cessful the belief is that it will not again b- beard of at this session of congress It the bi tihall be further discussed onder the presen order, it will not occupy all the time of th senate until a vote is reached (Thursday after- noon) to the exclusion of othor busioewi, t or two mow flpeevhiM to tw CHARLESTON1, S C March Ifi A blizzard pounced down upon Charleston this morning without warning from the signal office In twelve hours the mercury fell from seventy to twentj-foar degrees, and every- thing was Tbe Joas to tne truck grow ersvvill be counted in hundreds of thou- sands of dollars A 8TRANGF COINCIDENCE Those who are suporstitiously Inclined, re- call the fact that the first freeze of the winter occurred after the recent v isit of Vice-Presi- dent Morton, March 4th On that occasion ie mercury w ent down to thirty-two degrees, poait, the very day the ft hero The present freeze occurred on the very day 'tor Lthe party left ere THF DAH-VQK COMPLBTF The "Morton" freeze damaged the early rops somew hat, but the plants rallied soon fter Potatoes, peas and berries are much dv auced, ow ing to tbe mild winter, and aid tlte fanners had good propects of getting r produce to ibe northern markets, even m of the Florida truck The Harnson- Vanitnalcer freeze, however, has wiped out ver> thing green For the first time in many ears water i placed in tho open air at 10 'clock in the morning froze The truck crop f Charleston and vie nity represents in round lumbers ov er TRUCK FIELDS KUINE1> n Which the Carloads and Less are Con- Maich The interstate omvmssion vcsterdaj in an bj Com- jioiur fechooniuakor ltd the cases the lines bj S B Tnur- er and others lhomasL have occasion to emploj their services, and conform their charges to tlie rules of relative oqu ility and justice which the act The cast of service is an impoitaut clement in forcing transportation charges, ami is cut tied to fur consideialion, but it is not alouo controlling, nor so applies in practice by earners, and the value ol tho service to be pioperlj cirned is an essen fit tor to be recognized in connection with other consideratu ns Tho public mtei s arc not to be subordinated to those of the carriers, and require pioper regiud foi the value of. service in the npl oraoiiment of all cli upon triflic A dim icnco of rates upon c antl less than carloads of the same merchandise between the same points of carriage, ho wulc a-s to bo des tructive to competiiiou between laige ant mall dealers, especially upon articles of and necessary use, and which, under exist- ing conditions of trade, furnish a largo of business to earners, is unjust, anu violates the provisions and 7irinciples of tlie act A difference in rate Tor a solid car load o: one kind of freight from one consigner to one consignee, ami a car load quantity from the same point of shipment to the sa destma tion, consisting of like freight on o like character, from more than one consignee is uot instiiied bs the difference in tho cost o handling Under the official elassification articles known in as grocery are so classified as to disrnmimie uujustlv in rates betTreoii carloads or less than cailoads upon many articled and a rev ision of the classi heat on and rates to con oct the unjust differ ences and gives those respective modes shipment mole relatively reasonable rates, necessary ami is so ordered MARKING THE BATTLEFIELD. Veterans Wlio to Hide at Govern ment Expense. WASHINGTON March 16 fc reached tho w ar department from various qnaiters, asking whether there is any appro- priation a lahle to pay the expenses of j crans v isitmg the battlefield of Chicamauga for the purpose of aiding in identifying the lines upon thoj fonght There is no fund av ?ilable for tint puipose Upon the passage of tho Chicamauga park bill, vvlncl is exjwc ed earlv in the summer, officers ni) be sent to the held to confer with all veteran who will gather there to assist in establishing the lines Lntil thon, tht time and of visiting the iitld would be entirely wasted since uo one can be there to make an officia record of the information gathered, or to oft: dally mark the points which might be desig jaated by the v isittug veterans A FRUITLESS BOYCOTT, But tlie Southern Ore Will Get There all the Sume. PiTTSBuaa, Pa March 16 attemp to introduce southern ores in this market is failure A member of the firm of Carnegie Phipp8 Co says tons were teceived b them last week, but it is so much inferior to tlie northern production that they havo re fused to receive it, and will order no more Other manufacturers intorv lewed Bay that I will never take the place of the ore now in use here _______ A Sample of Republican Administration- CHATTANOOGA, Tenn .March 16 Captain Wilds. United States governmen detective, stated at Cleveland, Tenn., today that daring the past twenty-two days he has ar rested nine postal clerks for rifling the mails that dayatago when he left Wash ington he had twenty one-dollar bills al marked, and that every one of these had been stolen while going through tbe snails. H also stated that a negro postal clexk on th Georgia railroad had seven of these marked billa on bis person when arrested few days ago. THE STAB VIM INDIANS A. MOar SBOCKIfTG BTOttT FRO DAKOTA. CHEATED OF THEIR LANDS Cbra Into Tlie tost Frost Has Completed the Work of Destruction SAVAN VVH, Oa Miich lb The ruck larxners hav e nothing left A part of heir crops escaped the first coM bat ast night's killed all the truck that escaped icfore The mercury went down_tp twenty-six. The fcirett In Brooks. QumiwGa, March 16 Last tight this pint of tlie state was agim visited ij a hard fn, A high wind prev cuted frost, tut there was thick ice this morning Every- huig that hid the temerity toshow itself since he freeze of ago killed The vmd has lulled tonight, and a heavy frost is anticipated, if possible, additional dam- age be done A HEROIC AIAIDBN. Who Sin ea n Train-Loud of PastengerB From Disaster. S C March 16 A little tvveli e-ycar old girl, named Docia arrett, whose parents e near Pleasant Branch, on the August a and Knoxville rail- was the heroine in an interesting httle episode a day or ago While playing tear the railroad, she discovered a broken rail, and remembering that the passenger train rom Augusta due in a few minutes, she bravelj determined to stop it, If possible, and >reveiit the fearful wreck she knew would be caused if the tram as allow ed to run over it She ran 11 the track as fast as she could, screaming and wav ing her little arms until the train came m sight The engineer saw and concluding from her serious manner that something was wrong, be slowed up and brought his train to a standstill When the astonished pi'-sengers who crowded around nor had learned what the matter, they be- :ame so full of gratitude that the ladies nearly smothered the little heroine with embraces and kisses, and before the tram left a substan- tial purse was made up and presented to ber C4.UGHT. Both to Death. IBX.FHXA, Pa., March Rifirbt- John Shanley, D. D bishop ot Dakota, occupied the pulpit at the ca- tMlnU here today, and told a pitiful story of W privations and sufferings of tbe Chippeva TplijiiiB occupying the reservation of the ex- northern part of his diocese. His object to secure assistance for their reUef TttlEXft STOI-KBT that end In view lie described most dly the condVtkarof those Indians as wit- nfssed by bimaeU during the recent cold thermometer marked forty ow zero. "He charged the govern- h having stolen eleven million acres of this tribe poesessed when Bakota terri- tory was divided between the Sioux and the Chtppewa Indians. "Eleven million acres stolen boldly, and not one cent paid in return for said his grace, the oitisew sent to tbe northers border of the state, the coldest and bleakest spot in the country, where two were organized with 5T000 aorea of land. This U filled with bad timber and lakes, swamps and rocks On these acres were put Indians, who are trying to make their living, these wards of tbe United States living where 100 white men cOuM scarcely raise enough to keep them aflve." ble to get a better class of laborers than they furnish, and the whites know It. A so They are a patient and dutiful people I was raised in the bosom of tho old Methodist Epis- copal church south, and I love her, and pray iiat her banners may never trail in the dust, t is well for you to send glad tidings of salva- ion tor those who live in darkness in foreign to the question of free radeor protection bat at the same tine you should take care of those of our aemi- arbanan colored population at your own oora, for I tell you there are those among our population vho need your care and. 4 BISHOP KKCOBJ> Bishop Hataey was once the slave of Colonel M Johnson, who resides near Waverly, in Baltimore county. He is about fifty v ears of age, in color that of a mulatto, has a fine pres- nce and a good delivery. He is here in the nterest of the colored Methodist Episcopal hnrch, boarding and day school, at Augusta, Ja This school has 150 scholars, who are in- ended for the ministry and for teatfiers. It desirable BOW, Bishop Halsey says, to ia- rease the capacity of tlie school by tlie building, and for thai varyom But the bishop tetd conference "We will take what anjiJiw collection that followed Am adarws to g400. TBE CHEROKKE BfiNKsCBBS. Jolin Will Now Have to Meet Hia Doom CHMUOTTF, N C.March Ifi [Special] John Bracksville, colored, who was convicted of murder m Kichmond county four jears ago and sentenced to be hung but esciped from iail before the time for Ins execution ed, was captured at Rowland, in Robeson county yesterday by Deputy Sheriff of that countv, and returned to las old quarters in Richmond county jail He resisted arrest and it required sev oral men to ov erpower him When he was convicted an appeal was taken to the supreme court, aud the appeal not having been acted on consequence of the prisoner's escape, he cannot be icsoutoueed and hung until the su- ire me court, affirms tbe judgment of tbe ower court aa it will doubtless do Bracka- ville murdered an old colored man in a most brutil manner, near Laural Hill, and escaped from jail whilst the late P J Crowell was act- ing as jailer for Sheriff Berry Bryant Re- wards were offered for his capture, bat all have since expired by limitation THEY WILL E THEIR FATE. A Case in Which ThlrkleUPs "ITpllft" Might be Applied. If ASHVILLE, Tenn March 15 (Special A remarkable assault occurred here in broad day light on the most public corner in the city, the corner of Union and Cherry. A lady passing was 'eired by two drunken negroes, Sain Will Brown Brown threw his arm arm around her and hugged her, and when she straggled and screamed Nunford slapped ber in the face with his open hand A crowd quickly gathered, and talk of lynch- ing was freely indulged in The negroes, how- ever, were quickly consigned to jail They refuse to talk Thcladv, declined to give ber name, but is a tealier from Alarfrees- boro The negroes will not, be safe if her fnends catch them out, as several of them will keep a lookout for thorn An Infraction of the Tenn March 16 Special M A Tolbert, an expert iron worker from England, arrived hereto take charge of the Southern steel -works, which will commence operations next Monday The employment of Tolbert is a direct violation of the contract labor law, but be expects to appease 4be wrath of American labor organizations by purchasing stock in the mill The steel works are now owned by the Southern Iron com- pany, and will supplied with iron ore from their iron furnace at I BATTVB His grace then described his personal visit to these townships, where, he saia, he wit- leased scenes that would hare disgraced Si- ena. "I spent over a week with these people, rith the thermometer registering forty and a me times forty-four degrees below zero The .ndian houses are lojj hnts, constructed by the ndians themselves without flooring and with beets and quilts covering the windows and doorways The crevices between the logs are filled with mud that cracks and falls out by the summer heat, and is blown out by the northern winter blasts, so that the occupants may aa well be sleeping outside. In these huts It is not infrequent to find six families living These Indiana cannot make their own living there They have never been supplied with proper agricul- tural implements Last spring the director of tho Catholic Indian bureau sent twenty-four plows to fhese Indians, and with these they managed to break 800 acres of this virgin soil But there was no rain, and today they are ab- solutely destitute No grain, no food, no clothing, no money, Christians, of God's children are living on this continent to- day on the point of starvation. INCIDENTS N ABE AT ED. "While visiting these people, I entered the house of an old Indian There was no food in Ijouse that day, but there were and desperation A poor, old Indian woman had a puny, sickly child in her arms She wept for joy vt hen she saw me, thinking God had sent relief to her children She showed me her child There was not a pound of nosh on bones am sure that child is dead "I am not easily moved, used as I am to scenes of misery in large cities, but I could not but cry on that occasion. In one corner of the room there was a boy six jears of age Another was crying by tho chimney place, trying to warm his shivering form, while the old Indian was kneeling by the fireplace muttering, probably vowing vengeance to the white race! "At anothet hovel a poor old man, eighty- five years of age, was lying on the frozen ground dying of consumption, no one near luni but his poor old wife, who knelt over him with a rosary in her hand, praying for God to take her husband Night waa setting in No light, no candle, no one to say a kind word to the pour old couple r "And this is a Christian country In the United States of America, the land of the free, the land of plenty I "In another hovel, I foundchildren wltliont clothing, gathered around afire-place plucking out the charred sticks, that they might roll in the TI arm ashes. THK GOVERNMENTS PITIFUt WORK "The United States appropriates to these Indians, about g2 60 to each one This amount is spent in floor and fat pork, ami distributed among them The pork is sicken- ing I myself, would not have believed the truth of the story if I had not witnessed it. TALK Of DEATH "During eighteen months previous to the first of January, 1890, out of Indians 100 died These deaths are almost invariably ol starvation THE WOMEV, "Women are alniost universally clad in one garment, a calico dress to protect them, am let it be said to thetr credit, that not one woman was missing from the little parish church on Sunday AN APPJEAX FOB HBLF The reverend speaker closed by appealing to the congregation to extend to these poor peo- ple, their unfortunate brethren, a portion o: substance for the relief of these poor In- dians Oeatral Instructed. Drive Oat. ST IJOTTIS, March 16 'Word reaches here tut there is great activity at Fort fjovren- worth, iii preparing for the departure of troopv rom that post to expel the boomers from the Cherokee strip There are companies of nfantry, four of cavalry, and die of artillery at the fort, and all except the artlN ery are expected to go to the strip General lerntt has receiv ed orders from the war de- artment to oust the boomers, and while no efimte information has been obtained when be movement of troops will take place, the ndicatious at the fort are that they will start on abort notice THE BOOMERS ARE MOVtJTO. GCTHBIB, I. T March 16 The presidents ordering all se ttl era on the Cherokee strip to v acate, is alreadj having the lasirad effect This, together with the order received by General Memtt, at Fort Leaven- worth, to use the troops, if necessary, to eject be boomers, has already caused considerable tf an exodus from the forbidden territory All lay trains were loaded down with boomers eaving the strip A number went to Arkan- sas City, and about one hundred came here tfany poor people who flocked to the Chero- cee strip under a w rang impression that it w as open to settlement, have not the means to re- and will remain until tlie troops drive them out A saw TOWN tiro OCT ILLOW SpRivas, I T March 16 Neither the president's proclamation nor the order for troops to oust the boomers, has yet received here Consequently the boomers are arming. Some are returning to Kansas aiid Oklahoma, but for every one that eaves there IB a new couple to take us place Many town site boomers are here, and considerable of a town has been laid off and.surveyed. A large tent has been erected where the boomers met today, and or- ganized the town of Willow Springs The itreets are to be laid out tomorrow, and town ota are to be secured by lottery Two female >oomers were accorded the privilege of mak- ng the first and second choice of corner lots A large lumber yard is to be erected and the building will begin at once. Postmaster S C March 16 [Special One of "Uncle Sam's" postoflioe inspectors called on James L Strain, postmaster at Etta Jmne, in this county, some time ago and proposed to purchase some postage stamps provided he could get 9100 worth of stamps for 890 cash. The postmaster did not hesitate, but bit at the bait and accommodated his customer who at once arrested Mr. Strain for selling stamps at a discount. The Morcterer Mart JACKSON, March tensive petitions mnd strong pressure brought to bear on Governor Stone, has failed to got him to commute to imprisonment tor life the sentence of the white man Cheathiun, con- victed of the murder of a nagro m county, and he will hang on next Wednesday, the instant. PLEADING FOR THE NEGROES Bishop Halsejr Speaks to the Metbodfst Con- ference la Baltimore. BALTIMORE, March 16 Halsey, in an address before the Baltimore conference o: the Methodist episcopal church south, spoke in part as follows "I want to say that we have a high regard for you, and our colored people are looking to the Methodist Episcopal church south to aid them "We look to you, and yoa to as, for know you, and yon know us. Colored men have an abundance of religion, and, in fact, I some- times think they may have more than the white man, but they may be lackinj in the spirit of true Christianity. The coloret man has a claim on his white brethren I say this delicately but emphatically, for they were sent here on no act of their own, but through an overruling providence, and, as a result many Christian colored people are now angels in heaven. We were brought here as slaves, and I claim therefore that southern people ought to do their duty by them. When tbe flower of the manhood of oar sunny went to fight where blood fiowed freely in the eanae, our white people thought i was right when the colored man stood by the homes of their mastets. and worked and delved and labored for the sap- port ot yonr wives and little ones, who were left behind by..... brothers. theiz soldier husbands and THCT XOVV THXJt TXT. They loved the whites then, and faithful they were on the old and they lore and respect yon ffUIl. AM them, so still the colored people constitute maa southern society, aad the will MTV FOB FALLEN WOMEff. .sr DO. IN WHICH THE PICTURE IS HEi D UP. The Injustice of PunUhlajc UM "Wlille Man Permitted to In and Society CHATTANOOGA, Tenn March 16 J The commodious and beautiful Centenary Methodist church, south, was filled with KM audience numbering leading: people of Chattanooga lodaj, to heat a aerwon by BCT. J P McFernn, D D hi behalS FOKT LBAVRVWoaTH, March General Memtt has ordered six troops of cavalry to proceed to the Cherokee strip and oust the boomers there Two troops of cav airy have ordered from each of the three tow ns of Oklahoma City, Fort Keno and Fort Supply to proceed at once to Guthrie At this point forces will be united under the senior captain, and a concentrated move on the settlers will be made The forces started from the towns mentioned this morning, and will probably not all arnve at Gutlyie before Monday night or Tuesday morning Lieuten- ant Dodge, a staff omcer of General Memtt, was dispatched yesterday from Fort J eav en- worth to tlie strip to at once make a full report telegraph of the state of affairs troops at Fort Leav enworth will be put in to mov e should the report from Fort Dodge make such action necessary. It was learned this e ening that General Memtt has given instructions for the troops to give the settlers am- ple tune to vacate before resorting to forcible measures nder no cir- cumstances will such measures be taken un- less the boomers, after being given full oppor- tunity to vacate, refuse to leave In an> case, the on the boomers will not be hasty A day or two will probably ela after the arm al of the troops at Guthne foro the march to the strip is taken up Ef MEMORY OF H US DAUGHTER. The Opening of Flaffler'a Nrw Churcft in St. August! ST AtroPSTTNK, Fla March 16 The Me- morial Presbyterian church, erected by H M Flagler in rememberance of Uifl daughter, Mrs Jennie Louise Benedict, who died on a yacht near Charleston a year ago, was dedicated to- day Rev John Paxton, D D of New York, delivered the dedicatory sermon this morning, and E K Kitcbell, paator of the Memorial, conducted the services this afternoon 1 he church is an elegant structure, costing, with the parsonage, a quarter of a million dollars Among the congregation were Mrs Flagler's family, Mrs Benjamin Harnson, Mrs Wana- inaker, Miss "Waaamaker, Russell B Ham- son and wife, and Architects Carrere and Hastings, of New York THE 8AMOAN their The Diverted by the Wrecks. Cal, March 16 to the1'Chronicle from Apia, (Samoa, everything quiet on the islands King Mali- teda not yet formed a permanent govern- ment, preferring to wait until the arrival of the new chief rostice, provided for m the Berlin treaty. A proclamation issued some time ago ask'ng all Samoans to disperse to their homes and make fnenos with one another has been gencrallj obejcd Complaints have been made that the wrecks of tbe Lnited States man of war, Trenton and Vandaha, diverted the tidal current in the harbor from its natural course, and drive at certain periods with great force Against shore The Ship Is in Trouble. BALTIMORE, Md March 10 Sun baa a dispatch from Captain William Geoghegan of tbe steadier Sue He reverts that the United States steamer, Dispatch, went ashore at4p m Saturday, on Cedar Point ahoal Captain Geoghegan pulled on the Dispatch nn.il o'clock this morning, but failedfto move her It is thought the vessel will re- main ashore until a mil in the northwest winds permit the water to nse in the nver Secretary Tracy and party are on board, hound for Norfolk The secretary is accompanied by his daughter, Mrs Wilmerding, and Miss Wil- merding and Lieutenant and Mrs. The of the River CAIRO, 111, March 16 river row one- tenth of a foot during tbe last twenty-four hours, now marking forty-eight feet and three- tenths on the gauge. This is doe to a rise from tbe Mississippi river The Ohio baa fallen six-tenths of a foot at Padocah during the past twenty-four hours, and it is though the rise here will he very little. The weather fa clear and oooU Pint ST. Fla., Moreh fine train on tbeGaovgia Southern and railroad, which bas been completed to Palattta, arrived ibis The sermon was preached ae a result of Am. shocking immoral dterlcawces which hart pen made recently Dr. McFernn has organized a society M a home for fallen women here, and hfe oquoi-co was giien fall sway im behali. the course of the re> KB, there is all the difference between a stm and ste TUufisoovered We walk every of moral topers, but we do notj with adulterers from their touch There are wivssi from their hnsbaiuta M if they knew their wbo would be asluuned at their forced taHslrtMi yobhc tbe of society, 11 anil would be blasted and many church member would sink to tbe depths oi inJauiy, where be ught to have been twenty ago In a world of sinners let us not talk so much bout social ostracism If w e art going to lievr la he line, let us be just, and treat all that ara quail; guilty If a fallen woman deserves nnlshment society visits upon her, then Irt Iwr lartner in crime share her fate They are in the same boat, but, for luert y B kike, don t throw UBE verboard, to Ite drowned bj social sharks, and ow him to shore Let lifm go with her meet the siame doom nd sink to the lowest of lit II hereafter. But how is it? The poor worn m treated aa a moral ahuned by decent socun feneeAoA with her kind, feft to go on in ber toiirae, atkf omft to an untimely grave and An awful hell. But tbe gilded ru-oaJ wlio nude hei what she is stalks forth from Jus lecherous den dressed la the garb of and is allowed to enter our in our parlors, dance with our fair nmg-le with our beat society ut the hine of fashion, and in guy phuuape hides tiic ilackencd soul Recking with tin blood of bit lie goes forth as a volt in fehcep tJocfciafl n h of other prey' And the worst of all is he is known, and >et in a measure, I beseech you, if ion ever rome across guch ft. lend in human bcfore >u extend to hint be hand of welcome think of the soul he hot murdered and the hell be h-is kindled. 11 tbon> it a man wbo a lower j In liell ttun another, it Is lie who wrecks a life and leaves tt tranded upon the sbore If therein a being al- nost without the infinite cirHe forghcnees.it s tbe man who bHglits pnrftj fn Its bud, and another of the priceless jewel which he can nevfls restore Oh, thou corrnpwrof tnnotpnce look upon orn and bleeding lamb whu. h tb> luit ban ala.in.an4 a tear if tbe of liave not, .ilruadf consumed tlie foundation of tlty soul Looli to him who beareth the Iron rod of think of the appointed time ot judgment1' Think you that you arc safely iod lias forgotten Hia wrath ma> nluuiber, but Us bolt shall jet jou, aid thy Miadowa oi death shall b? phvntoms of h rnblc meaning, ahall mock the? and remorse shall icr talons m tb> IK art and rend it As thou art Etoiue down to doom the and shrieks of tHj victims an4 itUs everlasting hii ill howl above thco, an4 iinn of mist-rv pelt tliee Then eorruption of go forever from .he of the pure and the good aud every thought of theo be fr nu the tablit ol mem- ory The world will breathe frror uheii joti ;one, and rejoice that one more plague is ntdyt-d. 1 noticed that the uewgpapers in the pub. U cation of scoundrels, do ererj thing to the stronger sex The name of the poor ;irl appears in the flaming and tlu party of the other part ifi mentiontd as a n b rcsjiett- able citizen (uiarned or single as the caw. may or the Bon of aome prominent KCHtlf-man The man forth inrogmto while the woman's Bhame and name on the ptges every paper in tbe land He into the busj crowd, engages in bucinces and whfK her sin reirands her to tbe oi In Oud name it t t I bwu told by those vho know, th.it a in i of fdJIn women were It orpbans firl> m )iA al the time tlie> needed a care bright eyed, rosy cheeked flaxen haired children, that would have adorned the pulaec of a king, loving and loved who could n id th for the mom to go thro- f_h lif> avoid itt tnares an4 make it a but h >M nith these nate orphaned If wirm hearts openeif not to welcome them ami hands fltretchctt not out to help tbeiM forced to on In such conditions jmmtr, ansuspecttng ture seek iwtue one some one to tnut Alaa' alan' loved too well, and tn ,_ ho them for lovingaDdtrnst- ing? As well lilanw tbe the dark coIUr for creeping toward tbe orevlce through, whtrh the snmtiine streams A bejrt abut op in itaelf will wither and die It mnxt go out in aaarch of bOtneUimt to e but if it and that low it and itn ia that cause sufficient to damn it ever? Miitstonary's .iciGH.K C ,ilarch Ifi ago Kev Carlstrom went Crovsf __tngton N to Finland and to engage in missionary work. Kews has beeiv receued that hw health has given war in ngorotn climate of those coantrles He been prostrated with dropsv, and it was sary to amputate one of his legs to save his The French Cabinet. PARIS, March Ifi new cabinet Is posed as follows President of counsel minister of war, M DdFreycinet, minister <4 foreign affairs, Kibot, minister of M Constant minister of M Bonvier; minister of instice M Fallieras, minister of commerce, M Korhp minister

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