Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - March 18, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. VOL. PAGES. PRICE FIVE CEN TS, oDGE'S LOTION r0X Of 2'FOrl.lS. COLA E BUCK AND COL. BROWN. Difference of Probabil- ities of the Blair Lard lilll Will purchased by merchants of the United States, from the comitries of South and Central America, 87g per cent was admitted free of duty, only 72J per cent with which to trade for reciprocity _______ CHINESE IN THE CENSUS. them jr M IT Cabot fAxfgo national election law bill is be- ing completely ruldied by the southern gcntitnes Mr says that's he evpocUd but that tho republicans detenu m 1 to ptss the measure in practi- itt i ri nt shape It is um iistitutumal md said Colonel ot destroying tho last vestige ts t tho and of the demo- cratu T It t tt entitled a bill to r-i ind represent a tnf< I n ea i tin it i to confer on congress 11 H i u tlie st vtos lofuse cr fail to f relictions to congress If the suit-, sh nil fill to so prowdc by disso- lution (f Do inn this, is put in to prevn tint I hi-, bill is e.e ul> an <ib isc of the u r it! p s of c It 1 '.mi11% si i ip t ct ntuUuii "nd coil fiict 11 i' e u I ii v h will atfcct propcrtj "it'im t the republican party in s 1 will IK t a sn mem ber bj t It il iil-o tend to set tho ,n nt of thesoutu There s T. strong seiiLiiiu it -urn ng cm people th U our e u us sli ild be ftir iJd ht to ote Th s b 11 wi 1 It ml to disj that eiitnuent It will n n xi I r where it dx n tttist nul intensify it w here it does. ATI! Mil LS Mr Mill nC ILXV. It S mplj fchei i to se-xt republic-ins who cannot bo c 1 the i eople tbe republican I a the pow er here to appoint men to OH L f i lift tlic> are ('etoiunneJ to use these ai [i iitineiits to keep tuem in power The bill a purely sectional, tntl is designed to kevp tho republic MI pirtv in power, when oUierwi o they woulJ be out Colt iiol Get rsel> of South Caro lina said "There maj bo t warrant in flie c for it i( cert unly wis not the intent n of tho fraincrs of tho constitution for rmiprnss to regulate the election of rwprc aa long as the states it n i proper manner as they are doing ilwa s done and will always do if per n itti_ 1 It is a measure ol consolidation anil ill tend to abolish local self government, bat is in I itect kpt.mn? with tbe uniform of tlit nyubhcan party which is tbo legitim ito dt r i ]j it of old know nothing H big Itn'iat pirty of John Adams' time J cannot enumerate in detail the n anj strt rg objections to tbo bill One of the atines ia it proposes to tnrn Hie elect >n of tho i opu ir branch of the 11 itional lat ire to tho control of the fc 'eril judiciAl branch, to wit to j u clerk of the fedeial distinct in o ich state The election machinery of tl at kind is so cntirelj rcpusinint to all our Ainti r in notions of constitutional law and the divisi u of govoinment into three cla.'-'H ofhctn i 11 d e tint I d not behove a maj of the Anier can people will ever apprm o it The republican will hesitate at nothing it dart do to perpetuate itself in power I shall be istonished at nothing that it may ld s Fair of 18W3 at BUBIED IN THE DEBRIS SESTERDAY AT THE BURNING OF A LARGE HOUSE Willie the Firemen Aro on the Boot It Gives Way Carried Down With It. t or Holding the IV Chicago. WASHTI-OTOV, March 17 was an other in elv meeting of the world's fair coni- imttpo totKy Mossrs 1 rank, of Missouri, and Jioudeii of ntre abst-wt from the cit> and Mr Mil 11 engigod in the ballot box As a consequence C teinponiilj Itst two members ablo to her i id the committee as tied up bo isloU uniblo to anypositne pro- s llie hftli scctuii of tlie bill was the hr t imtter uii ler disc ission lo this sec tioii Mr Belding of >ew ork, last S I an inipiidineiit re juir ing a positive guarantee by the citizens of Chicago of fund It soon became ev dont that the couumUee w ia equally dn ult don this proposition, so it was pitted over for the time When section 8 which leaves blink the dite for 1 tiding the fiir, reached. Chair man Cand'er proposed to till 111 blanks so as to movule for the dedication and celc' lation on October 12th, Ifi'G, and for the holding of the fair in The Chicago members had all 'vlong declared that they were prepared to ac- cept the views of the committee on this point although personally they felt that injustice to foreign exhibitors, and in view of delay on the part of congress in acting upon the subject, it would ba bettor to bold the fair 111 J Therefore, when the question was put on Mr Land or's motion, they refrained from, voting, and the chairman found himself alone in vot nig for the motion, and it was lost Thereupon Hit, dates were ill led in so as to require the fin to be pened April TO, 1802, and closed OUrber JO of the samejeT 1 he entire bill was then rcid cr and agreed npon excepting section -n Inch ill be acted upon at 'mother meeting to be held tomorrow when it is hoped a full ittendance will be had It is probabU that if tiie Chicago men either in full force Mien they will mike an effort to reveise tho iction of today fixing the date for the holding of the fair _ ItiOM THK SOUTH INDIANAPOLIS, March 17 broke oat In the basement of the Boweu-Merrill com- pany's wholesale book and paper house, 16 18 and 20 West Washington street, at 1 o'clock The location of the fire prevented effective ti ork on tbe part of the firemen and the flames quickly made their ay to tbe nrst and second iloors The company carries an immense stock, estimated at 91J5.000, on which there is an insurance of The building and adjoining stores of H P Wasson Co and Sullivan are badly damaged, but tho exact loss cannot be given The firemen seemed completely baffled in their effoita to subdue the flames Tbe rear wall fell crush- ing several firemen Probably eight or tin were killed Three of the bodies taken from the ruins THK LIST INfBEASlNO The magnitude of the disaster constantly grows The number of dead ia now increased to ten Some harrowing scenes e been witnessed tonight The face of one man is visible above the ruins in which all the re it of his body is buried He is held fasf by an iron girder He is still alive but insensible and is no hope of inghim Tbe cause of the loss of life is asyetnot quite apparent During tbe two and a half hours in w hicli the fire was burning tlu re had been scarcely any flames visible to the spectators on the streets and the volume of smoke been so dense as to utterly obstruci the vision About 5 o clock the first entrance to the building was made by the firemen, who hid been previously held back by dense smoke isauiiiR from within Then ladders weio from the front and rear and the build ing Jiterally sit armed with hremen The crowds in the street began to disperse and everybody considered the fire pructiCAlIv extinguished, when there was a sudden crash and the whole building except the Washing ton stieot front fell in with a crash Firemen were on each of the throe floors and the roof ind they were, of course, earned down in the It would seem that the building had bren insufficiently tied to those on eithfi side of it, and that the names ate a hole in the centre letting the whole cave in The building occupied by the book company was a four story basement, marble fi >nt building facing Washington street just west of Men ban The fire started shortly before i o clock near tbe furnace in the sub-basement The fire department when it arrived, seemed at a loss to locate the the and began pourin., uater into the building at the front when the of trouble was in tbo rear For two hmui the fight had continued in this way until a majority of the spectators hid left under the impression that the fire was out HrH-MF-V CRUSHED TO DF4TH About 5 however, theie was a temble crasli, and the entire building except tlie front wall, fell inward At the tune a number firemen wore on the roof of the building and were buried 111 the debris which was piled forty feet high within the walls of the burned building Immediately the work of rescuing the living and extricating the dead w as begun by at least e hundred olttu- teers, who, in addition to the uninjured firemen and members of the police force, formed a strong corps of workers At times their ears would be greeted by groans of the wounded underneath the ruins, and then work would be pushed with ed vigor For throe hours the forces labored to rescue the wounded and recover the dead Up to this writing four men been taken out dead and fifteen mimel, seseral of whom may die Two others are known to bo in the rums, un- doubtedly dead THK RETURN FROM CANAAN. STILL ON THE BILL SKffATOH BIA-I TSJS SHOVED JJT SENATOR DANIELS MAKES A SPEECH WAmtr WAMITKOTODT, March 17 petitions won being presented Mr Cockxell nee to pre- sent xemonstrances against the extradition treaty with Russia, but was notified that that was a matter for ereentive aessron Mr Vest said that he had several such peti- tions, but that he had consulted several of the oldest senators and there was a genera) concen- sus of opinion that they should be presented in executive session Tlie presiding officer (Mr Ingalls) petitions relating to business pending in e Jera- tive session should be presented in executive session Kr Platt said that of course (hem went on tbe idea that there was an extradi- tion treaty pending between this country and Russia The newspapers had published what purported to bo such a treaty, or substance of It That had called forth these remonstrances. He didn't see that any harm wouldresult from their being presented in and it seemed to him that exercising the right of petition should have an knowing that their petitions were presented BtCCJEIVXD Iff OffJf BtBSWOlf The presiding officer submitted the .ques- tion as to w hotter the petition sboujdbe re- ceived in open session, and it iras decided that it should be The petition was, therefore, presented, and several other like petitions from German labor societies in St Louis and vicinity were like- wise presented >tr Voorhees offered the following pream- ble and resolution "Whereas, the deep and widespread depres- sion and decay of the agricultural interests ot the American people, tbe enormous and ap- palling amount of mortgaged indebtedness on igncultural home prices ible Acalnst tho Passage of the Compound Lard Tax Bills "WASIIINOTON, March 17 the report by the sub-committee of the house committee oil agriculture to a full committee on the Con cer bill, defining and taxing compound! lard tbe committee nas a number of telo- Ejrams from various points 111 tbe south pro- testing against the passage of taxing com pound laud, such legislation, those protesting being regarded as a direct blow at their interests as cottoa planters 6iie of these tel esrrima is from the Augusta (Ga cottou ex change and says cotton exchange representinK the in of this cotton country, earnestly protest ac wiist the passage of the liuttt rworth and Confer the effect of winch will he creates tax on cotton seed oil Those bills if passed will crush tlie cotton seed industry of the south and are an outride ind. injustice n planter And mer cliant as well an the cotton seed interests in the entire cotton planting prites respectfully protest against an> inr isuro that will tend to put a tax. on cottou seed oil Through With Their Labors "WASHINGTOV March Dolph's select committee to investigate the source of leaks" of the proceedings of the executive session had before them todiy Senator Vojne, who had not previously -yppeared, and E J Babcock, of tho committee on foreign relations With thcso the commit- tee apparently closed its active labors, vacated the room in w Inch it had boen meeting and sent bark to the room of the committee on ter intones the worn Bible on which witnesses had been sworn______________ The Son's Cotton Review. NEW YOB.K, March 17 Futures opened with considerable on i stronger re- port from Liverpool but at 31 4Sc for August a halt was called, the market relapsed into dullness and prices receded o point or two, owing to a pretty full port receipts and dis- couraging fldvices Jrom Manchester, wherd the colliers' strike was reported to be causing a stoppage of the wills In the last hour there was a steadier tone, on a rumor that the a trite had been settled but there was more an ab- sence of sel'ers than any urgency of demand Cotton on spot was very dull A Mystery Cleared (Tp. WASHINGTON, March 17 badly do- composrd body of a man was found yesterday morning 111 the eastern branch ot the Potomac river Jones, wife of Benjamin A missing since Christmas day. She also iden- tified several articles taken from the clothing of the dead man Mrs Jone's son also iden- tified the body as that of his stepfather Boomers acatlng the Chero- kee Strip. CITY, March 17 still they come back from the Cherokoe strip All day yesterday disappointed deluded boomera alighted from Iioav ily laden trains which brought them from the promised land Re- ports from Caldwell and Hunnewell state that there has been little excitement bevond the id lent of a few belated settlors who have not heard of the president's proclamation lieutenant Charles of General Mer- ritt s staff, am ve'd here jesterday from Fort Leavenw orth Speaking of the situation Lieutenant Dodge said I am convinced that a large number of boomers now located upon the strip will va- cate voluntarily when they learn the condi- tion A few, however will remain until or- dered out by the military It can be authon- tatn ely stated that should the troops be called out tb.oy will bo located in the southern part of the strip, wherfi they can make effective patrol It 13 understood here that Lieutenant Dodge telegraphed General Merntt to that effect yesterday and troops are expected soon Mr Burnett a large cattle owner near here, baa returned from an extended trip over his range and reports that no cattle have been killed by the fire or the boomers He esti- mates the number of acres burned over to be at least 100 000, but thinks that enough re- mams to feed the cattle until new grass sprouts Mr Burnett also reported the colonists on their w ay out of the strip in great numbers, and was of the opinion that but few would be left for the military to displace WHAT THB TROOPS WILt DO GI-THUIF, I T March 17 at mill- tar; headquarters here elicits the information that when six companies here they will be dispatched in a day to the Cherokee line and there cut up into detachments and de- ployed in a tine that will probably cover twenty miles Very little, of course, can be learned about the commandant, but enough has been gleaned to warrant the statement that th Is skirmish line will cross th rough the stripe over sixty miles wide as rapidly as poa- sib'e, and then, by flank movements to the rijrht and left, will return to Oklahoma By this means the entire stripe will probably be cleared in less than two weeks Accidentally Killed HUB Mother. ABBEVILLE, N C March 17 has just reached this place of a horrible accident near Hot Madison county A twelve- year-old son. of 8 D Chambers, a highly re- spectable farmer, accidentally shot and in- stantly killed his mother The father had been to Hot Springs, bringing home with him a valise with some articles for the family in it He put the valise down in tbe house and stepped out, when the lad looked into it to see what his father had brought him. He found a pistol and said to bis mother, "See what Pa brought home Tbe pistol was dis- charged, the ball striking his mother in tlie breast Her only words were, "Oh, Lord, yon have killed me The NEW ORUEANB, March 17 Times Democrat VickBburg special says The river here ftll four inches in the part forty eight hours The river te fallinc for the distance of twenty miles above and fifty miles below Raleigh crevasse, which is BtBftdily widening and was wide this moraine The flood will Bubmerge the fairert portion of north Louisiana_______ Tne gng-ar Schedule. WABBJKOTosr, March 17 republican mem- They have acreed to make raw No 36 Mandard d standard, dutiable A Victory (or JACKSOV, Miss March 17 decision in the case of John L Sullivan for prize fighting, in the Mississippi supreme court is that judg- ment Is reversed and the case remanded, and Sullivan is held under his bond to answer such indictments as may be found at the next term of the court. The case of Bad Renaod, of New Orleans, aider and abetterof the Sullivan and Kilraln fight, was similarly decided. March 17 -r-The depart- ment has received information to the effect that Secretary and friends have bwen taken aboard the United-States fish commie the total failure of markets to furnish remunerative for farm productions, the pal- scarcity and insufficiency of money in circulation, in the hands of the people, with which to transact the business of tho country and effect exchanges of property ind labor at fair rates, are circumstances of tho most overwhelming importance to the sifety and the well being of rae government, therefore, be it 1 That :t is the highest duty of congress in the present crisis to lay aside aU discussitm and consideration of mere party ies and to give prompt and immediate at- U.ntion to the preparation mid adoption of such measures as are required for the relief of tho fanners and other and under- p it I laborers the United Slates Ho asked that the resolution be printed and ]anl on the table, and gave notice that, at the of working business hours Wednesday, be would ask permission to submit some re- marks to senate in relation to it >lr Cail asked that his resolution in relation to the nominations of Swayne and Stripling, as judge and district attorney for the northern tlutrirt of Florida, be laid before the senate The presiding officer ruled that any motieit for consideration, in open session, of executive session business, should be made in executive session He, therefore, declined to entertain the resolution Mr Call said that he had submitted another resolution on the same subject, which he asked to have read The presiding officer said that he bad ex- amined that resolution, and that he thought it open to the same objection He did not re- gard the resolution as in order with open doors Mr Call suggested that the senate could not decide whether the chair was right until it heard the resolution read Tho presiding is duty of the chair to pass on all resolutions that may be of fered, and on all motions that may be made Mr think thai the question now under consideration is not a proper one to be considered with open doors, ana therefore, move that the senate proceed to the considera tion of the pending matter with closed doors TRR DOORS CLOSED Mr Edmunds seconded the motion, and the presiding ofhcer ordered that the chamber be cleared of all not entitled to remain, and the doors closed Mr raise a point of order The presiding chair cannot en- tertain a point of order Mr appeal from the decision of the chair. The presiding chair cannot en- tertain an appeal The doors were re-opened at 2 10 DANIELS ON THE BLAIR BILL Tlie educational hill was taken up as "un- finished and Mr Daniels addressed the senate in advocacy of the bill He said he would confine himself to an outline of consid- erations which would lead him to cast his vote in its favor He thought it ought to throw oat of discussion the declaration that the bill could be looked upon in any light aa a bill of men- dicancy He could see no more propriety in declaring that a bill appropriating public funds for tbe purpose of education was a bill to fill the hands of beggars than any other ap- propriation measure that might come before the senate It had been said by Mr Plumb that no one had asked for such a measure His (Mr Daniels') state had asked for It by every chan- nel of communication that the commonwealth could reach the general government Tlie passage of the bill had been asked for in the Jlatfonn of the republican party in Virginia t had been asked, for in the platforms of the democratic party It had been asked for In public meetings, and it had been asked for by almost the onaninioas vote of the general as- sembly of Virginia So that one state, at least, had in unequivocal language said that it de- sired the passage of the bill Whatever might be his personal predilection on tbe question, he should feel constrained either to resign his seat and permit his constituents to send some one in Ws place who would fittingly carry out their wishes, or else cast his vote and give his influence m favor of the bill THB BIX.li He had no difficulty as to the constitution, ality of the measures. The next therefore, itself was. Was it a wise and proper measure? The measure was not the offspring of solicitations of common- wealths of the south It was (In bis judg ment) the offspring of a generous and philan thropic feeling on the part of those statesme who first suggested It. It was, he tbe first measure of general and comprehen- sive legislation since tbe unhappy period of the war, which to members of the great politi- cal organization that had in mam controlled legislation of the country, had proposed to to the solution of those questions which were as the aftermath of the bloody In his indgnwnt there was not an illeberal word or an illiberal law in the statute book of the United States that was not a profound mistake of statesmanship. He did not believe that there was a single disfran- chuement, a single penalty, a single harsh word in the laws of the United States since the last gun fired at Appomatox that had not re- tarded, instead of aiding, the process of the healing and reconstruction that Ws been at work He did not believe tha statement of the senator from Ohio, (Mr Sherman) the other day, that in the heart of northern peo- ple there was generosity and magnanimity ence of local surroundings He saw SB the BUir bill not bayonets, not banners, bat he saw in it an appropriation to education, and some very powerful and foadameutal cmwid- iration would have to stand in his path before te er voted against any weU-derised measure or education THE POOR FABMEB3 In this connection lie from an article in New York Times of Saturday bowing the agricultural decadence in Kew Tersey and Ohio and he referred also to a. like decadence in the New Kngland states. He put the question whether the agricultural tlasses desired tbe passBgaof the bill, and said hat they did They were under a weight of taxation, not only tu Virginia, bat in other states, which they could but ill bear under the circumstances of then sitoafon They would releome well directed appropriations from he federal treasury that would give enlarged school accommodations and that would carry ;he school house as Alfred carried justice ery man's door They would e the nil in the cordial spirit in which it was ten- dered Mr Daniel, proceeding to discuss some con- stitutional points ui connection with the bill, was asked various questions by and received vftrinns suggestions from Messrs Harris, Mor- aran, Keagan, Coke and Faulkner but he de- clared (in reply to their objections) that be could not see any substantial difference be- ween the power of tbe federal rnment to take a piece of land and give it away for edu- cational purposes, and the power to take money oat of the treasury with the same ob- ect While the tree of knowledge was not he tree of life, it would be found that the most enlightened nations had the highest moralities, and the most enlightened men Were the men who had the highest character tt was not the education of tbe school room done that was to be depended on It was foe education of society, the education of listory, th.e education of tradition 3ut all that came more easily when the book served as a guide to it While he sometimes. elt appalled he. stood before the problem which the south had to deal with He saw iliat in this measure they were drifting toward the light Remould deal with ft as a ship- wrecked sailor landing in tlie night time and seeing through the murky sky a taper gleam- in the distance Just as surely as that ailor would rrao up and travel toward the ight, so in this case, there was light m a dark place, and for himself he would say "Let it shiue MOBOAK OPPOSES THB BILL Mr Morgan opposed the bill He said that m had had an opportunity on three previous occasions of diectiasuig it in extenso and he had no disposition to anything to what lie bad icretof ore submitted to tiie The bill, he said, was a bill for taxation and for the double taxation, its object and purpose com- >e1 cei tain states of the union ihem- es more than they were now Benefit of public education He notTftke the idea of congress forcing tfee people oP Alabama to tax themselves (as they would to do at the close of the term of the bill) 000 a for public schools when they did not now spend more than S600 000 a year for all the expenditures her state govern- ment WILL BE MORK TALKING Mr Hawley obtained the floor to speak against the bill, but not desmng go on this evening, the bill went over till tonrtFcrow, Hr Bvarts stating that tt was his purpose to speak tor the bill Wednesday The sonata then adjouruftd. FROM TUX: BITE OF A NEGRO A White Man in Alabama Dies o( Hydro- phobia. BIRMINGHAM, Ala March 17 In CJay county, Alabama, last night Oscar Hill, a prominent farmer, died of hydropho- bia, suffering the most homWe agony before he died His death was the result of a bite on the finger by a negro several weeks ago Hill had a fight with a negro, who bit one of his fingers to the bone, inflicting an ugly wound The finger became inflamed, and finally had to be amputated Then the swelling continued up the arm, and finally that was cut off near the shoulder Several days ago symptoms of hydrophobia developed and Hill rapidly grew worse until he died Tlie attending physician pronounced it a case of hydrophobia The negro was what is known as a "blue his gums being blue in color, and there is a gen- eral belief that the bite of such negroes is al- ways fatal Physicians sav that this color of the gums is Caused by bad blood, and that in such cases a bite would be poisonous, and probibly fatal Dai is is under arrest, charged with murder THB ALLIANCE Git OWING And Spreading Into the States of tbo Xorth- wegt, KAr FIOH, X" C March 17 al orgamrers of the National and La- borers' union have been commissiionfd and sent into the states of Michigan Montana Wjonnng, California, Iowa, Illinois Indiana and Ohio Ben Terrell the noted lecturer, is now on a tour of the states of Texas, Arkan- sas, Indiana, Wisconsin Oakota, Nebraska, Colorado, Kansas, Indian Territory and Mis- souri, which will employ his time up to the middle of August The president of the order, Colonel Polk, goes south to meet important emergencies in Georgia, Arkansas and Miscourl He says tliat cause ia stronger and the order growing more the rapidly than ever before in lU historv He will arrive in Atlanta tomorrow, left here tonight for that city THE Tbe Foundation Undermined by Water. Oa March IT The Au gusta Lumber company which organized and established last year by the "Hi 11 we 11 Miller company of Savannah and which is operating a large inanufactorv here, had a accident today in the falling of the entire north end of their four story brick building The factory was run by water from the canal, which was brought to the wheel pit in two large circular raceways ol brick, which parsed under ground jnat like a large or culvert at the corner of the build- ing It appears that the water been leaking for perhaps, through this I nek raceway, and seeping through the ground under the corner of the build.'ng At last tbe were undermined and the entire end of the large building crumbled to tbo ground. Tbe work o] repairing tbe damage was begun immediately It will take about thirty days to complete it. Tbe damage is about two thousand dollars Fortu- nately tha wall fell at an hour when no workmen were in tbe and there were no LOKDOK, March 17 dispatch from Beriia it iaafattedehere that both Prince >nd Coont Herbert Bismarck have tendered and that Emperor William. has accepted the resignation of the chancellor Tint REPORT ZN BKBLUT BERUV, Match 17 p m report widely thia evening that Pnuce Bis- marck has tendered his resignation to mperor A CABnrXT VRRTTKO OLOOKE, March 17 Gazette's pendent in Berlin saw he believes that BUmarck will immediately retire from all posts now held by him A meeting of thecabi- the correspondent says, was held at 3 o'clock thin afternoon, at winch Prince marck presided, to deliberate upon the position which wonJd arise from the chancellor a resig- nation CACSK OF THK BCPTURE March 18 Berlin dispatch tor he Daily News, timed midnight, says that alt are rigorously by authorit es, and are stopped if they go beyond nmionncing the rumors The immediate and ostensible cause of resignation of Prince U smarck is a of opinion between tbe chancellor and empe- ror, concerning factorv inspectors It is reported that the emperor Imi refused o accept Count Herbert Bismarck s taon General Von Capnvi is mentioned as successor of the chancellor ANOTHER GRAB BY GREAT UK IT A _ sion steamer Fish Hawk that they are now I The difference between the great segments of on their way to Norfolk. The Despatch is attll I people who inhabited the American republic aground on the was not a diffarf of intention, but a) diifflr- The VectoMe Crop Florida KoSaed. UMATittA, Fla March IT Tbe frost of last night virtually completed the rain of the vegetable crop of south Florida, Here, at Umatilla, the banner shipping point of Lake county, the damage is very great The entire crop of early egetables, except cabbage, practically wiped out Orange blossoms ate not esteemed TELEGRAPH BREVITIES. Bond all accepted at _. four anda naUs. four per at 8t Augustine, yesterday 15 la 11 Jonathan Young Scammon. founder, of tha Inter Ocean, died at his home in Ckicago day f seventy-eight years. Beports from the great counties in wvstaru Ttortb Carolina show at least one in beds have been killed by waafber qC Saturday nlgfct and Ittt, BISMABCK BESI6NS. TBS CtUXCBllOK TBS ABOUT THE FACTORY Attd Prince Toadvr Ita and Cottat The British Flag; Hoisted Over March IB reported tere that Bnchanan, acting British consul, has loisted and sainted tlie British in Shire district Buchanan is acrouipauied by a large force of natives, uuder command of European officers LIB BO v, March 17 action of Buchanan: n hoisting tbe British flag in tbe Shire dis- trict has caused great excitement here jovernment baa made a formal protest to Lord Salisbury against the of Buch- anan Feeling runs so high that it ia feared that an attack ma> be male upon tlie BrlUjflT and A guard of troops ha.sbten placed any hostile demon-rtntion cabinet was specially summoned afternoon to consider the situation of affairs. BISSIABtK THE BKITJftH. The Letter to Pope aud Beply. BBULITT, March 17 Bismarck gave- a dinner yesterday to Rnmh ta iitemational labor conference Kinperor wrote a letter to the informing t> Kojtp had been appointed 0110 _ _ delegates to the labor confer- ence and declaring that ho riheU upon the support of the Catholic clergv in senln g the social question Tile pope in reply to the let- ter thanked his majesty for the appointment of Bishop Kopp and indicated that himaelt and the churcK bad always been interested in the question, which he said would be bent sohed by the application of the GhnstKit prin- ciples of Sunday rest and_religious education. THe German Miners BBRI.IV, March 17 an'I twenty of the four hundred imneri employed m Ka aer- stahl in me, at Pirtratmd, 1 eld a meeting terday and appointed Herr Schroeder a dele- gate to the intematJonaJ conference! at Brussels Herr Schroeder made an address to the miners, in which lie declared thit if matters could not be ai ranged peacefully the miners would to re-establish a brotherhood and inaugurate an intprnitioiial in order to show the world the pm erty- stncken condition which would with- out coal Herr Schroe itr s speech finally be- came so violent that the police dissolved meeting_______________ SCHWAK7, WILL KIN AGAIN. The Mayor of Savannah Will Be a) Candidate Next ear. SAVAWIH, Ga March an interview today Maj or John bf hw fiaid r "I will be a candidate for re-election r da not act covertly I do not conceal my candi- dacy I am net a hamed of it I look upon, the office of mayor as a great honor, and that any citron might cot et ben my fel- low-citizens placed me in it thc> doubly orecl me I api rvr tied w 1 at they had on me ami I tne 1 to the uttnotifc of my abihtv to nhow to ti em that they had not misplaced their coi They wera satisfied with my oar r as a citizen, they were with ni> m rd as an alderman. On the strength of that they elected me I am now on the torn, of my adm mi st on I have> served an mayor for fifteen months I hava> made a record of some character, and will tmae to make one until next January around AV hen next jear cornea with Its elec- tion I will be before them They were satis- fied wilh my alderman ir record The question will then be as to whether they are pleased with what I have done an mayor If they are, and their confidence is still in me, they will support me If not, they not. is my platform I have nothing but Saran- aali's beat interests at heart II the pnbito think mv entitle me to a second term, be proud to occupy the office for an- other tao give up my time just aa unreservedly for another term as I have in the past fifteen months Don't Want to Go Honwk. BIBMIKOKAM, Ala March 17 J Aboata week ago B F CuJbenou, of city, wan arrested on a warrant from Ander- S C charging him with, selling gaged property Governor 8aay, of Alabama, granted a bat when the South Carolina arrived her% had employed counsel and sued oat a writ of habeas corpus Tbe case was tried today be- fore Judge Head, of the circuit court, who ordered the prisoner tamed over to the Sooth Carolina officer Before they could catch train, CuJberson's attorney had sued out an- other writ of habeas corpus before Brace, of the federal court, now ia searfoa here, and the case will have a second hearing tomorrow Cnlberson has been nere about a. year, owns considerable property, and bad established an excellent reputation, Sooth Carolina officer says he wanted tbera on a number of and the case is tog interesting______ _ ___ te March 17 Cola EL. Peete, a dry goods merchant oC this city, failed today, ana assigned to J H Dtmgan, of West Tennemee His aswU between and and his liabilities An inventory is being taken ioday- Peete came hen about one year ago from West Tei AtrocSTA, Ga-, March 17 a> meeting at Masomc hat! tonight, tne r tionstothe new exposition company wen tn- creaaed to about The total amount be raised U A committee of ten watt appointed to nominate for the new company and report to ft NFWSPAPFK!