Atlanta Constitution, March 28, 1890

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March 28, 1890

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Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - March 28, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. VOL. XXI. ATLANTA. FRIDAY MORNING, MARCH 28, PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS'. APPALLING! louisville, Kentucky, is Visited By a Cyclone. HUNDREDS OF LIVES LOST! Jind the Western Portion ol the City in Ruins, THE WRECKS IN ST. LOUIS 1 of life by the cyclone at Louisville la no matodatSOO. A Severe Blow Predicted For the Atl aatl Today. "WAS m NOT ON, March. 27 signal office furnishes the following special bulletin to tho press At 8 o'clock this morning a severe storm, was central, in eastern KruiMT with a velocity on the eastern aide of thirty-six miles ymUuoaot, ftt. Louis, on the smitHem ride, of forty-eight miles, western in northern Texas, on western side of sixty miles; north iu Colorado and on the northern side, of thirty-six miles, north in Kebnftka and South Dakota with a severe blizzard and snow in The Storm General in the Western States, .And Devastation Reported From All Points. March 27 telegraphic with Louisville, Ky ceased tonight shortly after 9 o'cleck, aud has not umce been resumed A report conies by waj of Jeffenonville, Ind that the cyclone has done much damage to particularly in the western portion of the city, where many buildings are in ruins, and there has been a groit of life These reports come from people who crossed the nver to Jefferaonvilie tonight, but as telegraphic communication ith Jeffersonv ille is confined to railroad com ires used in moving trains, particu 1-irs cannot so far be had. THE LOSS OF LIFE AFFAIiUXd. NBW YOKK, March 27 temfic storms "vest appear to have been of fatal force in the Vicinity of Louisville, Ky, although there are no positive or definite reports upon which to base any estimate of the damage There is not at this a m nor hue there for Sev- eral hours, any information whatevei from the city of Louisville or vicinity There have been rumors of alarming loss (of life by the force of the cyclone, but everything needs -confirmation The absolute breakdown of all telegraph facilities cause great apprehension and suspense The city of Louisville is beyond -all reach of telegraph, and is a dead city so far as wire communication is concerned The cyclone must have spent its greatest force there A report just received here, says Chief Op- erator Breed, of the "Western Union, at Louis- had arrived at JofFersonville, Ind across the river from Louisville He reports terrible destruction there Almost the enure western portion of Louisville being in ruins, and to supposed to be killed Tlua information is said to have come over s railroad wire between Jefforsonville and Indianapolis This must only be taken as a rumor, as there are no means of confirming the report at present, and the statement is only .given in the absence of authentic information TOLD BY AH EYE-WITNESS. CmcwJTLATi, March 28 a m tion jhst received here 13 that a cj clone struck Louisville in the southwestern portion, and took a northeasterly direction. Aa eye-mt- uess narrates, I only saw the course of it from Four teenth and "Walnut to Eleventh and Market streets From this latter point it followed its course to Seven th and Eiver, where it left the city, and, striking across the river reached at tho foot of Spring street Little damage was done in Jeffersonville TXRUIBLK LOSS OF LIFE However, in Louisville the is terrific and the lossof life will certainly reach in the hundreds, if not thousands In one bailding, at Twelfth and Market, lodges aud a dancing school in session, there being in the building perhaps one liundied people, not one of whom is thought escaped I stood an watched them working in the ruins, and saw six or eight bodies taken out in fifteen minutes A PILE OF RUBBISH There is scarcely anj thing left that would indicate this heap of rubbish had ever been a building, and if anybody escaped.it was by nothing less than a miracle The pttth of tho cyclone was about a square and a half in width LoL ISVU.LE, Ky March a. Shortly after 9 o'clock a tornado swept over this city, wrecking two or three hundred houses and tolling two Imndicd people The wind came from tho southwest The union depot at the foot of street, was lifted from its founda- tion and turned over into the raging torrent of tho Ohio nvOT A tram of cars making np for the Louisville Southern road went over with the building Falls City hall, oa "West Jtfarket street, was wrecked In tho hall were over a hundred people, and but fow of them escaped alive M VSY ItCRNKD TO DEATH Many "buildings after falling, canght .fire and Hie were burned All the streets are blockaded with debris of fallen buildings or telegraph and electric wires. This dispatch js carried around tho city to the bridge and sent by railroad wires. Kianr HUNDBXD Livsa s, Much a. sent out this morning for eral local storms in the states of Ohio, In- diana, Illinois, Tennessee, Kentucky, Goorgia ami Alabama, and for a severe norther ex- tending from Kansas to Northern Texas to night and tomorrow morning. At noon the atoftn had moved eastward, ao as to cover all of Illinois, v, ith high winds, Chicago reporting forty miles east and increasing The storm will be felt on the Atlantic coast tonight or tomorrow morning, producing ore local storms in the interior aud easterly gales on tbe coast from Hatteros to Maine, and high south- west winds on tho south Atlantic coast. TUB DARK CLOUDS AT ST LOOTS ST Louis, March 27 3 o'clock this af- ternoon it rained a deluge, lasting ten minutes, but being sufficient to transfer the gutters into immature During the brief del- uge the darkness was oppressive, and there were many who expressed the belief at the prospects of i second visitation by a cyclone The skies cleared as quickly as they darkened, aud it turned cold with a high wind, which blew down wgnsaud wrecked a few chimneys I1 rom various points in the state come reports of the storm At Olney, Ills the storm was v erv severe, unroofing houses, overturning and wrecking windows and chimneys Tho electric lights station building was un- roofed Schmidt's restaurant was unroofed, the cornire of Spring s grain store was blown off Hcio a boy as blown out of a window, but cstiped unhurt The wind then tore down two frame buildings belonging to the Clark estate, unroofed the stores of Messrs McL.ane and Newell, and Dr Allen's office, and completely wrecked Herrm's brick shoo store A two-story frame building, occupied by Mrs M Sponsler as a rnilhuery ahop, was like an egg shell and Mrs Sponsler buried in the ruins She TV as quickly extricated and found to be aenousl> injured She may not recover Rob- ert Jewess building and John Goldy a residence rocked The storm struck the house of Boll Harrell, which was com pletely demolished The sought safety in the collar and escaped unhurt Tho adjoining residences of Dr Marshall and H D Morse weie badly damaged The residence of Mr Mathes, near by, lifted from its foundation and crushed burying the family in the rums All escaped serious injury save Mrs Mathes, who now lies in a critical condi- tion Many other Itouses were considerably dam aged A cow and calf were taken up by the wind and cameled over a quarter of a mile, being dropped in a field uninjured The dwelling of John Bourrell was blown com- pletely awaj, not a v estage of it remaining The streets presunt a desolate appearance being- hi led with debris HAIL AT CAIRO ST Louis Mirch snecial to the Re public from Cairo, 111 says the storm struck there at 4 30 p m The barometer registered the lowest record for years The wind, wlulo at J isted, blew with groat vio- lence The largest bail ever seen there fell in large quantities Three houses were blown from their found Uioiis at Bird s Point At Mill Creek, two miles north of Cairo, several houses w ero blown down and a number of poo- Rle injured Owing to the wires being down, is impossible to get particulars At 9pm the wind as registering sixty miles per hour A CYCLONE IN ILLINOIS ST Louis, March 27 special to tho Republic from Nashville, Illinois, sajs a cy- clone struck that place with temfic force, that not a pane of glass is loft in a window with a western exposure The city hall, a large frame structure, was demolished Martin Fortct's livory stable is a wreck, Sawjer Co s cooper shop, a brick building, is demolished At Little Frame, a few miles distant from here, the storm dostr vyed the residence of William Rhine, and Mr Rhine as internally injured a3id is not expected to live Five of his children ere cained a quarter of a mile to the home of Smith They were uninjured Smith s house destroyed He mined out with ins little girl, and a tree fell on them Neither 13 expected to live Fritz Krum s was blown away, and he ami his wifo are probably fatally injured Henry Taylor and family bad a like fate TV. o more 3 oung Morns and Miss of will die from their injuries All the doctors hav o gone from tins district to attend tho injured There is a Polish settlement directly in the path of tho storm 1m h has not been beard from and it is feared greit loss of life lias occurred there THE OAWAGF- AT COL LTERVItLK ST Loeis, March 28 2 v M Special to the Republic from Gou'tcrvilio, Illinois, says the monotony of this quiet little town wag broken today bj a disastrous w md- storm, aocorn pained by bail the size of hen The storm cloud was of a greenish color and the rapidly falling barometer threw cry body into a panic It became bo Ja-rk the chickens w ent to roost aud lamps had to be lighted The storm stiuek the town at 3 45 o'clock with ternfic force, shattering windows and unroofing houses tearing down awnings, and filling tho streets with debns The storm assumed the mn.crtance of tho c> clone south of us, and there uo iiwmerousstones of narrow escapes Davidson Klder s bouse w as w recked, aud Airs John Richmond, Mr ami Messrs McCrackeii and Smith, of Nash- ville, 111 who were in the house at the tune, had a miraculous eccape, getting off with a fow bruises and scratches A dispatch from Carbondale, 111 says a disastnous cj clone passed through Jackson county tins afternoon At Grand Tower, a coach of the Grand Tower and Carbondale railroad as blown from the track A number of houses wer6 levelled to the ground, and three lives are reported lost, Near Murpliysboro, Mr Lindley's dwelling was literally blown to pieces, his child killed and lus wife dangerously injured At Carbondale the banking house of "W M "Wjkes was unroofed and seveial houses were damaged SJ.OW STORM IV BIIVNFAPOLIS MILWAUKEE "VYis March weather is comparatively warm, but snow fall heavily and the blows fiercely In places drifts are piled up bo high that the street car lines hare had to suspend traffic Telephone wires scatter the streets nnd trip up pedestrians. GENERAL THUOXTQKOtJT ILLINOIS. CHICAGO, March 27 storm which reached here noon today has been general throughout the northwest Snow fell and then turned into nun and sleet, accompanied by wind, blowing thirty-five miles an hoar. A hail storm pfcsaedorer Cairo 4 o'clock this afternoon Hail atoM weigh- ing over three ounces fell Considerable dam- age U reported from Bird's Paint, Mo U w reported the storm struck towns and blew down several houses Also along the line of the Mobile and Ohio railroad All wires from tfeis eity are dewn. MORA OV LTTB A tete says that Metropolis, a small village in Illinois, about thirty-five miles from Cairo, was destroyed by (he storm, and severa? hundred people were killed and injured t THE TEBBOIt IV KAKBAfl KAITSAS Crrr, Mo March 27 storm prevaflfldthrotighoutKansfts and Missouri today Snow reported from somq pontons of western Kansas The barometer varied in different localities from at Wichita to 29 38 at this point, the lowest reported years The velocity of the wind was eitraof- dmary for such a long storm Afc "Wichita, Kan the wind did considerabler damage Heavy plate-glass windows weref smashed in, signs displaced and chimney tops} blown down bnilding was partially unroofed and part of one wall blown down, falling upon a workman named William Bads and severely mjunng him In the northern part of the ear monies that ought to goto lighten the financial burden of the peopli George Osborne Morgan, member foi DenbiKliBhire declared that the Welshmen al most universally condemned this emphRticaU; elsh b.11 It was regarded in Wales as a measure intended to do what only miracle could do, namely, to set the chore! of England in Wales on its legs He did not object to the incident of the tub, rent, but he maintained that it ought to be ap- plied to national purposes, A Traffic Association. KICHHOTO, Va March Virginia Freight Traffic association was formed here to- day. The officers are: president, E. D Hotch kiss, Chesapeake and Ohio call way; railroad; peafce and Ohio railway. Howard to protect themselves, so as to get such as would make up for the increased cost of production. Re was wilting to go as far as conereefttted the power to go, ha the wsy taeaking up the great monopolies that exijted to the detriment of Che country So far as the constitutional ovoetion went, he believed tl tat the safety of tbVnakon depended mote largely on the preservation of what were called the rights of states, than on any other one thing He, therefore, ahould be slow aboat voting lor any congress which he thought went over the boundary which tbe constatntion prescribed He believed it to be better to en- dure a partial evil, of the most grinding monopolieB, than to attempt to step, by one inch, over the clear boundary line that had been established and maintained between con- gress and the legislative power of the states Mr Platt made an earnest attack upon the bill, as a bill that was aimed at every business in the United States There was but one con- stitutional provision m the bill, and that was the amendment offered by Mr Beagau, which confined the bill to persons engaged in trans- portation That was the effect of the amend- ment, and it would uproot the interstate com- merce law Mr Platt gave the business figures for last year of eight representative woolen establish- ments in Connecticut showing a loss of and said that under tho bill if the owners of these establishments came together and com- bined to get a fair living profit on their busi- ness that agreement would be unlawful and Toid Mr Walthall moved to refer the bill and amendments to tbe jndiciarg committee, with instructions to report back within twenty days. The motion was agreed 31, rtavs 28 Republican senators who voted in ative were Messrs Cameron, Higeins, Platt, Stanford, Stockbridge, TolJer and Wolcott Democrats who voted in the negative were Messrs Berry, CockreU, Pnghf Turpie, Vance and Voorhes Mr Edmunds sent to the clork'sdesk and had read tbe report of J K Dodge, statistician to the agricultural department, on agricul- tural depression and its causes, an abstract of which has been already published Mr CockreU domed the correctness of the report, and Mr Voorhees added that it had been got up for the occasion and to a pur- pose The senate then proceeded to tbe considera- t-on of the senate bill granting a pension to ex-soldiers and sailors who are incapacited for the performance of manual labor and providing for pensions to dependent relatives of deceased soldiers and sailors After some time spent in discussing it, the bill went o-v or without final action The house bill for tbe admission of "Wyoming as a state, laid before the sen- ite, was laid on the table and ordered printed The order fixing the daily hour of meeting at 11 a m from Monday next, was agreed to The senate then adjourned XHB FKMAT.KS CAN VOTB THE FABMEBS' TICKET. Unless Wyoming Changes Its Tlie Bill Fasses the Xtouee. "WASHnroTON, March 27 The house met at 11 o'clock in continuation of Wednesday's session, and the Wyoming admission bill was again taken up for consideration Debate went on political lines until 1 o'clock, when the previous question was ordered Mr Springer, on behalf of the minority, of the committee, offered an amendment provid- ing for another convention, called under au- thority of an act of congress Lost yeas 331, nays 138 Messrs Dunne! 1, of Minnesota, and Sherman, of New York, voted with the denio- Speaking of Governor Campbell, he said his areer was before him, that he was just on the iresbold, and that bia future depended upon 10 success of his beginning If his administration should prove a fail- re he would drop outof sight in national poll- On the other hand, a successful admmis- ration, followed by a ro-election in 1891, roujd be apt to place his name on the lonal ticket m 18U2 Judge Seney has no doubt about the demo- rats having a majority in the next house GONE TO ITS Anti-Trust Bill to the Judiciary Committee. WASHINGTON, March the senate, he house bill to amend the census act of March 3, 1889, waa reported from the census ommittee (the effect of it being to allow spe- lal agents a day for subsistence when trav- and after an. explanation by Mr. HaJe, was passed Mr Hawley, from the committee on mili- ary affairs, reported back the house bill, authorizing the purchase of tents by the secretary of war for the use of people driven rom their homes m Arkansas, Mississippi and ouisiana by the present floods, and appro- bating for the purpose Mr Edmunds, while declaring himself in A or of the bill, called attention to it of sena- tors who were troubled about the constitution appropriating money for objects not specifically named in that statement Mr Hawley assuming that tho remark was partially directed at him, said that he consid- ered that this bill, and not tho Blair bill, came within tho clause of "general welfare After a brief discussion in which it was stated that there had been no request for tents from either Arkansas or Mississippi, and only indi- rectly from the governor of Louisiana, the bill was passed Mr Frje, from the committee onfcommerce, reported the senate bill suspending forone year the statutes that require steamers to be pro- with certain hfe-saving guns for throwing lines, rockets, etc He spoke of the bill reported by him on the same sub- ject two or three weeks ago and which pro- to repeal the law That bill, he said, tiad been reported on information received from the treasury department. It had attracted the attention of people interested (and he had re- ceived since thenf such information as left him in doubt as to tha propriety of passing it The committee had, therefore, agreed to the bill suspending the law for a year, and there were reasons why it should be passed immediately After this statement, the bill was passed The anti-trust bill was then taken up, and amendments to it, aa reported from committee of the whole, were brought before the senate The first amendment tbat gave nse to dis- eossion was tbe provision excepting from the prohibitions of law combinations of workmen and farmers Mr Edmunds opposed it, incidentally in a speech, that was mainly in opposition, to the bill itself He illustrated his objection to the amendment by relating the story of a case which occurred here onlv a few months ago, where a skilled prmter, a citizen ot the United States, a man of good character, and with lit- tle money (such things sometimes went to- fether, even in the senate of the United tates) applied to the public printer for employment, and, though he was just the man who was wanted to fill a vacancy, the public prmter was not permitted to employ him, be- cause he was told that if he did nine-tenths of tbe printers employed in the office wooJd cease work, and the country would jto to destruction because it could cot read today what had been, said in congress yesterday, and this was because the man did not belong to a particular combination If that was not tyranny, MX Edmunds did not know what tyranny was. Tbe tyranny of a thousand men was infinitely worse than the tyranny of one man Just as fhe tyranny of the commune in France was worse than that of the monarch who bad been overthrown Looking to tbe iron industry for another ilfaatratum, Mr. Ed- munds went on to argue if a labor com- bination np the pnoe of per cent, the people who owned the mutes and fumaoea anOJorgesbftd the right to SFRINOKK'S AXEVDWIEXT DEFKATRD. Mr Springer then offered an amendment pro- viding that there shall be an election on Tues- day after the first Monday in ember next, for a representative to the fifty-first and fifty- second congress, and for state and judicial offices The constitution shall be voted upon, and if the vote is against female suffrage, that feature shall be eliminated from fine constitu- tion This was also lost yeas 133, nays 139, Messrs of Minnesota, and Vanscheck, of Wisconsin, voting with the democrats. Mr Springer then offered his last amend- ment, which strikes out the clause of the Wyoming constitution providing for female suffrage yeas 132, nays 138, Messrs Dunnell, of Minnesota, and Lehlbach, of New Jersey, voting with the democrats Mr Breckinndge, of Kentucky, moved to recommit the bill 129 to 144 The bill waa then yeas 139, nays127 This was a strict party vote, except that Mr Dunnell, of Minnesota, voted with the demo- crats Mt Baker, of New York, moved to recon- sider, aud moved to lay that motion on the table Mr Springer demanded the yeas and nays, whereupon Mr Baker suggested that this was a dilatory motion. Mr Springer turned the laugh upon Mr Baker by remarking that th egentleman having made the motion himself should be aware whether or not it was dilatory The motion to reconsider kwas yeas 133, nays 119 a party vote THE APPROPRIATIONS The house then jvent into committee of tbe whole on army appropriation The bill was road at length and without action the commit- tee rose, and the house, at 5 10, adjourned TBE TWPNE TWISTERS sovrir BY THE COKVESTIOK YESTEROAf. arguments against the special features of wU. _ _ WOCXD'KOT xxsmnr. Protest Against an Increase of Kate PI0M Pleading; tor Works ot Art. WASHINGTON, March 2T Representatives of the National Cordage association appeared before the republican members of the and means committee to protest against the proposition to increase the duties on loose fibres used in twine making Among them were Edwin H and William M Fitler, of Philadelphia, and S B Hi nek leg, of Boston They did not ask any reduction of the existing rate, but declared that the proposed increase would be ruinous in effect upon cordage makers, and would not protect the farmer, aa the fibre was not produced in this country The principal change made in the text of the bill today was the restoration of the old rate of duty on whiting and Fans white, which the bill proposed to increase Kate Field's argument this morning also ap- peared to have had an effect, for the commit- teemen e practically agreed to accept her suggestion ana place works ol art on the free list Representatives of the briar wood pipe in- dustry and makers of piano actions occupied the time of tbe committee this afternoon in the COLUMBIA, 8 C., March convention what is known as the reform owvement, net in the atau capital at noon today A full delegation was penevt from mart of the counties, .under the leader- ship of Ben Till man, of Kdgefield Foraw- eral yean, persistent attacks have ma4a en tbe existing form of government; cod cry has "Down with bourbon or arurto- crattc rule, lover taxes, the abolishment of superfluous offices, and a revolution goner In January last a better arrangement of state administration made in the form of a letter to the democracy of South Carolina, charging extravagance, uiefficiencv, nng rale. etc and calling a convention to meet March 27 The charges e been again and aetfln disproved, but tbe farmers' partj afaH maia- tains purpose k> overthrow existing institu- tions, and today %ill undertake, it is said, to nominate a fall state ticket, and seek to send a delegation to the regular democratic convention pledged to sustain the nonunatuan made today W G Tolbert, of Edgefleld, state senator. was chosen temporary chairman, anil John 8. XJaiican, of temporary secretary. The committee is now araimiug credentials The com eiittoi) decided to nominate caudf. dates for governor and lieutenant governor, out a motion to nominate the other state oft cers was voted down by a large majority THE FLATFOEM AOOPTKD The platform adopted recognizes the tive of Anglo-baxon unity and pledges tlieir followers to abide the decision ot the regular democratic com enUou in itsi choice of state ofticers other than those nomi- nated by the convention, dcaiands that att other than state officials shall be nominated by primary elections, and that tbe state's phosphate beds in navigable nvers and waters bo survej ed ana leased to highest bidder after the commission baa set a miiuniuui royalty according to the value eloped hj the survejs and that constitutional con tuition be railed dernatuti the abolition of the bo-wcl of agriculture, and that its duties bo devolved on the trustees of ClBmson Agricultural college, pledges liberal support to South Cirolitiacollege as a classical and literary institution demands that districts shall be as nearly square as practica- ble, and of an area to allow only one white and one colored free school in each district, and that school trustees be elected im-teid of appointed, asks for rigid economy in public expenditures, and a reduction of saUnea aw i fit-s ot all omcen to conform to the lucreastd purchasing power of money and the dwreTwd ability of the peo- ple to pay taxes, calls for election of railroad commiSMioiiors b> the jwcple, Eiou that no salaried a, t to rue j of rat loads or nhate companies should be eligible to 1 at lire The convention nominated B R TiUman, of EdgefieM, for gmefnor, and C Coit, of Chesterfield, for lieutenant governor, and then YHK OTiim AMERICANS Harrison. WASHINGTON, March '27 delegates, to the Pan American conference, 1 avo issued invitations to a dinner to be iu bmior of President H irnson on the of April. This is supposed to m licate, some accu- racy the probab'e date of tbe adjounrnmeoft of the conference Thotnp of the delegates through the south will be made after that date The conference still has under conaideratiom reports of the commute on the monitatw convention, no conclusion having been reached. It has transpired that m the debate on report of the committee on customs union, tbe United States delegates, upon authority of Secretary Blame, offered full reciprocity with the Argentine Republic, Dr gate from that country, having advocated trade in a minority report and in a speech la support of it before Hie conference Tne reply of Saeuz to the speeches ot Uuitel States delegates, will be made next Monday, when he will probably state whether or not Ittf country will accept the offer The goods imported from the Argentine Krpubho in 1889 was of which worth paid duty No offer of reciprocity wee made to any other of the South American re- publics_____________ THE SHWER-TOlfGUED The Minority Report the oC the Windom BUI. WASHINGTON, March 27 Bland, of Missouri, and J R Williams, of Illinois, members of the house committee on coinage, weights and measures, today tab- mitted to the house the minority report in opposition to the Wmdom silver bill They say the bill is a ver y for if it fails to restore the pun ty of two metabi fail it any shadow of doubt, BiUer will be in a plight than now The report concludes as follows The bill in very adroitly drawn to nuapeud ellrer coinage tn totally demonetize thin metal and to permanently establish for the United Btatrs a gle standard of eoltlpartnentt It does titetse effectually, though cunningly Mrs. Harrison at Home TTASRTK'OTOBr, March 27 Mrs and party returned to ashmgton this en- ing from their visit to Florida and the soutb. They were all in good health and themselves as highly pleased with tbe trip STILL OM THE III OUT Show in K the Industrial Civilians Stay Away front a Court-. a Naval Officer Happy WASHINGTON, March Jo- seph B of tbe navy, was recently ordered before a court-martial for trial on the charges of conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman, in written a newspaper article criticising and ridiculing the adminis- tration of naval affairs. Wbeu the case was called the accused pleaded not guilty, and civilian witnesses, by whom it was expected to the authorship of the newspaper article, refused to testify, and the court was powerless in the matter, while the law gives army court-martials the same authority over inan witneflhes, as is possessed by civil coorte, there is nothing in the law compelling the attendance of civil- ian witnesses at naval The record in the Cogblan case has aotyet been re- reived at the navy department, bat in view of the absence of pcoof, there ia no doubt of bos In anttcipAbon of tbat result. Commander Coghlan written to the secretary of navy requesting that he he restored to the command of the Mohican. The reoiseet ie'not BAITJMOBB, March J7 week's of the Record will contain a quarterly report of the industrial progress of the south A comparison cf new organized or projected during the tint three months with corresponding periods of the three proceeding years maker- an inters ting exit i bit It is follows Jfew 1WW, 1 2M- There wasa marked increaw in nearly every important industry Of furnace companies twenty-four were oreani7fd against inuuteen during; the same period 1 1 jear and three during the same months of ISHs, whiVof mia- iron and steel works wirJj as roll- ing mills, pipe etr thero twenty. KX, or more than double tbf number tbe first quarter of and of machine ahopat and foundries tttere fortj-one last year and th rty-six the be- fore Thus while the south tacreaaes the num- ber of its furnaces, its makes a still more rapid increase in number ot its miscellaneous enterprises that take pig iron and turn it into the finished product Of flour mills furni- ture factories, ice factories, etc there waa also an increase In wood working enurpmea there was a slight falling off Cornmf uUnff on these statistics, the Manufacturers Record of any similar period during toe mnemberlnc all that been prepared br 1m- investments, amounting to many mulwnS of donan, to become productive and nrofltable i toe near f ntore, cam a of reMo toe near f ntore, for beberinir that tbe loat u at u cr the thrmholdof dereloptnent. and that for a long tune to come adranew ot Induwrr be ai to dwarf br Umr greatneM all tntf ;

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