Atlanta Constitution, April 1, 1890

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April 01, 1890

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Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - April 1, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. VOL. XXI. ATLANTA, GA. TUESDAY MOBNING, APRIL 1, PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS. SOME CHANGES MADE TUE XtEF UB TsICAJf JBJZ.C, JUTE PLACED ON THE FREE LIST And the Duty Raised on Articles and sened on Bill ported to tlte WASHINGTOV March 31 jor Mr Kinky and his republican asso- ciates utlivered the tariff bill" Into the handq Of the full committee this morn- ing The bill was not framed to pass, and that fact constantly- borne in mind It is made i an ostentatious display, bat -with no Benous purpose of ultimate enactment Into law ueu the bill miscarried ten dtjs ago m 1 into the pi bhc prints, it drew the fire f the interests allotted injuriously, and Mi K inli v Aiid hit, colU agues began thoir great act They strnddled, squatted and 1 and when would not be aprw in any other way. retreated from that posit m At tin verv last moment the com- niftttc restored the dutv OK hides Tl ey at first placed the dutj at ten per cent per pound but pposltion from the New England and h wit manufacturers was so intense that thov pi ired hides on iho free list but today v u the bill saw tho light tn. its completed f )rn a duty of fifteen per cent v vs imposed %i hides The New England repn cutatives are incensed, and make no attempt at concealing their indignation at hat thej term McKmloy's bad faith A BOUNTY BAW SILK A bounty has also been placed on raw silk "tn protect' a few cocoon growers in this comtrj All the wa> round the ft re Jo "pro tectiMi is plastered The agricultural pio- fluct-s of wHlch there are no exports ue Ishlv rrotocted. Tbe dntv is raised on wool end the wool manufa. turers are compensated i K in uu reased duty on woolen Fver> interest is "protected bv. the intyrest of the people and tho reform of the timif to which tho republican party stood pie Tire 1 consists In increased duties on the in of life remov ing the excise tax on tob ici o and a heav cut on sugar The bill sow seeds of discontent which will ripen f 000 000 111 revenues Since the publication in these dispatches, nl >i t two weeks ago, of an abstract of the tn IT bill some changes have been made m the d itiable section These, in addition to changes of importance in the existing law, not specwticd at that tune are indicated below t ist r oil is reduced from 80 to 50 cents pi r illon cotton seed oil from 25 to 10 cents Schedule C metals allows pyrites containing xn >rt than twentj per cent of sulphur to errter free and prohibits allow am e for moist- ure Other important changes in thus sched iron tin plate and wirt, ilready been noted Penknives and pockc t cuttlory (now fifty per tout) show a eliuri me to from 12 cents to per dozen ttml titty per cent In the wooden schedules, timber is cut fifty ppr edit Sawod white pine boards (o- per tho sand) is placed at 50, and the safegu ml BgA 11 t export duties on logs is irovided to e jn-al tho excess in that duty Si .rir stands, as already noted, at thirtj five pt r i nt below No 10, and forty hve percent abm e tliat number, which amounts to a lifty per i nt reduction on some and more th in that on others Molasses, hftj six placed at tw eiity-hve per cent w ith a eaf re and h vs v proviso that if iny por tn n the bale is suitable for wrappers the entire bile shall pa> wlapper duty 1 lu liquor remain substantially as at i it cut, with fie addition of eflevcsecnl jn i i.U waters iiAtuial and imitation, whicli au m ide dtiti thJe at Jo cents and 50 cents a bjttles aecurtluig to 1t ttou m inuf lelureis are practically as f 1 as m the senate bill of tbe last congress In the homp 11 ix and jute schedules, c.ibles. cm iag( an i twine of mainlla, including bind- ing me (now la made IJs cents a in 1 Hides, have Imally been placed upon, the d itiable list at the rate of hftoen pei cent a 1 alorom, with a allowing drawback on xpss, rtmt and lime pressed glass ire (forty per cent) ten cents pc tiozm and thirty-bye percent, decorated .r1 R pound and forty percent, porceJain or opo glabswaie from 25 cents to 75 cents per dozei and fifty percent (The above are new classes Unpolished cylinder, crown and common win dow (1J to 2fc cents a pound) 1J to 3 Cents a pound In polished cylinder and crown glass, size? less than 16x24 (now 24 cents pe loot) are not provided for specifically and will iy 4 cents The same is true of caat polished late glam (now 3 per foot below lOxlfl) rill pay 5 cents So in plate Iwklnr-ghws, small Biee, (now 4 cents a foot) will pay 6 ents On wool the duties, as already stated, are On first elruss, en cents per pound Carpets re increased as follows AnbHSson, axminis- ter moquette and chenille, woven whole for ooms, forty-five cents per yard, nd (thirty per cent) shttv cents and (forty per ent) S.ixouy, Wilton andTTamey velvets (forty cen's and thirty per cent) sixty cents and orty pi r rent, brusaels (thirty centa and thirty four cents and forty per cent, and el vet (twenty-five and thirtj percent) S cents and] fortj per cent brussels JO rezifg thirty percent) 23 cents and orty per cent treble ingrain, three ply and bain velveteens cents and thirtj er cent) 11J ceJits and forty per cent, fool, Dutch, and two-ply ingrain (8 cents and lurtj pi r 11 lit, 1-i cents and forty per cent cn ilmo salts any il imported speci illy or breeding purposes articles in a crude state, ied 111 dyeing or tanning not spec all> lUUK rattU fur 10 this act e of 111 tisberies jute, jute butts and all itlier textile grosses or iibrcs veget ible ubstiiKO-s, unmanufactured or undressed, spctilie illy provided for in tins .ol, il mineral waters and all mineral va'ers not effervescent or artificial, and iiat- iral salts newspapers and periodicals, as herein used shall be understood to embrace onl> unb mnd or paper covered publications, containing current literature of tbe day and ssued regularly at stated periods, as weekly, nuuthlj or ijuarterlv, paper stock, pulp of grasses and poplar or other w oods, free only to com ertt d into paper, potash crude or 'black chlorate of pota.sh, nitrate of potash, tpUei erude, siJpbate of potasb, crude all not otherwise specially provided for n this aet soda, chlorate of sponges, sulphur or brimstone crude in bulk Sulphur ore as cs r suTphuntt of iron in its natural slate, tout umng in excess of tw entj- iv e per centum of sulphur (except copper contained thenn) Tapioca, cassava 01 eassadv (provided the same is not put for use as starch) being added as a modifi- cation of the provision in tho present Jaws lar and pitses spormacati, whale and other fiih of fisljeries and all other articles produced of such fish cries Opium crudo or unmaiiufac uiirDtl and IK t adulterated nine j er ePnoim and over of mtgphn Ores of inekol, seeds, amse canarv cffraw ay, cardamon, cur i inder, cotton commoii fennel fenngn ek, hemp hoarhouud mustard, rape, St John's broad or sugar beet bulbs and bulbous roots IK t edib e ami all Itowoi and grass seeds not otherwise specially provitltxl for in this act Paintings in oil or water colors, being the professional production of tbe painter and artist only, and statuarv, cut carv ed or other wi'-o wrought by hand from Solid block or of marble or stone, and being the professional production of the sculptor only and not other w illy provided for in this act Ihe clause peimitting free entry of articles, the growth, i reduce or manufacture of tlio United States, after hav ing been exported, is amended by providing that it shall not apply to articles which b e bi en advanced in value or F loved in condition bj any process of manu- icture or other means win Jo out of this couutrv PLLMD S DFFH VTKD Sinator Plumb s amendment to tho de pendent pension bill now under consideration in tlie sen ite w as feated today by a v oto of nine to forty su Tins anie7idmeiifc was one providing for the appeal of the limits to the arreirs of the pension act This amendment, if carru d would have involved an add turn he pension expenditures of about foui hun dred millions of OH liars So appalling were these figim s th xt su ing the limitation as to arrears of tensions, making pensions on Account of wouftds, or injuries or disease, commence from the death or discharge of the soldier. Mr Berry inquired of Mr PldAb whether any estimate had been made of tlie cost of re- movmg the limitation or arrears of Mr Plumb repl ed that the commissioner of pensions had stated, some weeks since, that ;he eost would be about and that chairman of tbe house committee on pen- sions had estimated it at It would somewhere about figures In the debate which followed considerable opposition was shown on both sides to dispos- ing of the question involved in Mr Plumbs amendment as an attachment to an appro- priation bill Mr Blair held that it should be embodied in an independent measure Other senators ar- gued that there was no reliable data upon w h oh a fair estimate of its cost could be made -srs CockreU and Blair placed the figure at FRYE'S WABMVO Mr Frjo regretted that the amendment was before the senate, not that it placed him in a position where he had to vote font or against it hut because he- should regard its adoption a terrible menace to the soldiers of the countrv Ho had held fora long while, and ho had undertake.n to show it in bis addresses to bodies of soldiers in his own state thoro w as a pace too rapid, altogether for tho-r welfare and for their was r of ov erleapmg, in the matter of pensic is When Mr Cleveland commenced to veto pen- sion bills, the democratic ratified what he did, and not only the democratic party, bat many of the business men m the republican party, too He said to tbe senators who were pressing tlie amendment, tbat they were im- Senhng the truest interests of the sol- icrs and were creating prejudices against pensions If the amendment were adopted, and the bill enacted into a law, soldiers who looked forward to a ser ice pen- sion bill would look in vain He dared not oto for a proposition that he believed, would bo absolutely destructive to tbe best interests of the soldiers, and he should be compelled >te "no" on the amendment Mr Hawley expressed his personal obliga- tion to Mr Frje for tolling the serious truth in the matter He did not be- liov e tbat the American soldiers asked for the He would stake his political standing on the assertion that, out of any 500 old soldiers there would be f .mnd a majontj against Headlong extiava- gance would bring men into power who would stint and squeeze and denv the soldier There v% as a limit in the mailer of pension legisla- tion He appealed to every old soldier to be reasonable and The American nation bad certainly not been stingy Pension ex- penditures for next vear would amount to nearly 000 No nation in the world had ov er appropriated for its soldiers a sum tliat could be compared to that He boEgod tho old soldiers to remember that the on of getting into another war would bo not the cost of cairnng it on but the constquonces of it ami he also asked them to remember that those enormous sums of money came out of tho erj largely of oplc as poor a-> themselv es He told an anecdote of General Grant on the CM him hve or six or ten thous- sand dollars If we are going to spend OOO (WO it would be better to div ido it pro rata and not throw it away at random Aim as sharply as >ou can at actual necessities, and take c ire of the old soldiers, but do not bo ded by claim agents Do exactly what you think is generous and right, aud the country w ill sustain you m it THK AMENDMENT DKFEATEO After further discussion. Mr Plumb's amendment was rejected Yeas, najs, 46, follow s "i SleBsrs Allison Ingalls, "Manderson Mil In II, llunil Quay, Sherman Turpie "srs Harbour Hate Berry klmnj Blur f d.11, Chaiul er CockreJJ toke y Wednesday IJeforo that- >y citj will be almost entirely nthout water Sir >ng appeals are being made or ill to observe the strictest economy in its but do not seem to effective lough water w ill icFerv ed as protection .gnmst fire Ibo total subscript on now aujoimts to This, added to 'roui the city, makes SbH.OOO at the disposal of relief conrmibtce Tlie rnnis are stiH under police guard. AH streets are no 7 open, and the electric cars are running Business everywhere will be re- sumed today The Kentucky legislature haa adjourned .hree dajs to allow tbe members to visit their ionics, several of which are in sections re- ported IN THE TRACK OF THE STORM A Hartford, Ky special says A messenger Tom the neighborhood, who came to town Fnday morning for physicians, reports that the house of Farmer Gtdcorab, of that neighborhood, was blown down, kilhiig v, o children and so bruising and in urjng tho remaining five per sons in the house that one was reported to be dving and the others suffering with broken hiubs and internal injuries In this neighborhood the track of tbe storm was one half a mile wide and ev ery house w as damaged, most of them being leveled to the earth, and largo tracts of timber are flattened down, much resembling a held of tall grass after a hard rain An Owensboro special says that at West [jouisville, Davis eouiity, not a business house was left standing, and but one dwelling can be seen Only one person was killed, 2, little negro boy The loss m West Louisville is es timated at SlOO 000 THK SNOW FAILS It has been, snowing here since early last ov eiung and this, it is feared, has atly damaged gooda m tho tobacco district much of w hieh could not be protected against the inclement weather The snovr has also interrupted the work of repairing, W huh was actnolv pushed >esterdav ami has othorwisemrhtted hardships )n the {homeless The relief committee is doing all i n their power to render aid The river is already at such a height that njury to pumping station at Cite water- works could not be repaired and so long as the iood continues nothing can be done Prcsi it has issued another warning to the sinners and estimates that the reservoirs v barelj hold three dajs' supply for tho cm Ihe last of the dead were laid away today The largest subscription for the relief fund was made bj the Louisville and Nashville railroad this morning Ten thousand dollars is the amount Tho worst reault of the wet is not so uuch an additional injury to property and goods aa in suffering to ill-protected people LIVING IN TBNTS Scores of families are sheltered only by hastily put up boards or canvas and they are wet and cold Thanks to generous and in- telligently conducted relief there is plentj Food and hunger is not now among the mise- ries M uch has been done during today for relief, and much more s being done to-night Relief committee igents ire supplying protection from the weather as fast as possible Tho most needy are first supplied On Mam street signs have been put up in manv partly wrecked stores that orders w ill bo lied as usual aud business has been resumed WHAT THK MATOB SAYS In an interview with the Associated Press today, Major Jacobs said We hav e now recovered about all the bodies of those who were destroyed by the re cent tornado and I am thoroughly satisfied that tbe total number of those who were killed outright, and those who will die from wonnds, will not reach one hundred and fiftj Three tobacco warehouses had sales today, and tLe trade of the untouched portion of the city has been so activo that clearings show nearly the usual increase er a year ago hile there have been fewer criminal at- tempts than expected, one or two instances have proved the wisdom of placing tbe dis- trict under martial law and putting tbe state guard on picket dutv E D Mjera, I Low en stem, A Marks and Ike Kdlenian, Russian Jews, are locked up in the central police sta- tion charged with arson They were caught building a largo tiro in a demolished store on Market street, which Js in the midst of the shattered district The fire was extinguished before it had n ade much headway BOBBING THF Mrs Barn well, wife of the rector of St John's church, was robbed of everything she bad All ber jewelry was found to have been taken from a bureau drawer, and a box con- taining silverware wag broken open and its contents taken away Even tlie body of the minister was not sacred, ami his gold watch, which the widow cherishes particularly, was taken from his pocket. On two ladies visited the demolished secure Mrs Barnweirs sewwig machine fd They placed it on the pavement, aud wk f absent within, the machine was carried 1 L These outrageous cases are, however, tbxv ol> ones reported. THK BBLIKT FTTXM. The total amount of tbe relief fund approxi- mates f The board of trade has today received subscriptions amounting to while numerous checks have been sent into the mayor's efface and newspaper offices Among the Coaner-Jooraicil doubled its subscription The total number of killed by the tornado Thursday night is ninety three THK tlKGENT DEFICIENCY Convent MILWACKKB, March 31 this evening destroyed St Joseph's Catholic convent, on Greenfield avenue Seventy-five occupants of the building barely escaping with their lives The fire started from the furnace. Sister Blanker jumped from the fourth floor, break- ing her left leg and all hernbs She cannot live Two young Minet and Mary from the third story windows, and were injured Two firemen were also injured by fallen walls. Loss insurance Tbe Cotton Review. XEW YoSic, March 31 opened at some advance in response to stronger reports front Liv- erpool wtth. tbe next crop exoeptSonal strength, owing to In tbe MtMkaotppi and bad planting weather ckttmftit Liverpool canae aion. and UM ebwewumQ up to ttoa beat jffioM of tfcg daafrjbnt both Tbe Btoiue Ctanerml to It. "WASHIJTQTON, March 31 re- port on the urgent deficiency bill was piraentQd, agreed to and a new conference ordered upon the single item remaining in for locating artesian wells in the arid regions of the west The senate bill was passed, with amend- ments, providing that oaths may be adminis- tered by justices, judges, clerks or commis- sioners of United States courts Oil motion of ilr North Caro- lina, a bill was passed depri ing United States judges of authority to give an opinion on a question of fact A bill was passed providing that regular terms of the circuit and district courts for the southern district of Alabama shall be held at Mobile, and shall begin on the fourth Monday in Xov ember and the hrst Mondaj m May The bill was parsed requiring circuit and district judges to instruct the jury in writing when requested bj either party to a cause Tho huiibe then went into a committee of the whole on the anuv appropriation bill Mr Brewer, of raised a point of order the prov ision of the bill appro- priating for steel guns and carnages iherefor for the uee of light batteries The chair ov erruled the point of order Tho prov ision, how er, was stricken out on motion )f Mr Cannon, who stated that a faiuular pro- vision was incorporated m the fortification nil The committee then rose and reported the bill to the house The action of the committee in adopting an amendment providing that no intoxicating hquors shall be soid to enlisted men in any canteen, was reversed by the house and the amendment was 52, najs Mr Pickler, of South Dakota, offered an amendment providing that no article, the sale of; which is prohibited by state or territorial laws, shall be sold or offered for sale in any canteen within such state or territory The amendment was T2, nays 97, and the bill was passed Mr Springer introduced a joint resolution authorizing the president to retirt N P Banks with tho rank of major general Referred Tbe house adjourned GIANT POWDER KXPT.O1VRS. Thirteen Persons Killed and Injured Ijy It. Bin.MH.GHAM, Ala March 31 A magazine of giant powder exploded 111 a coil mine at Coalburg ten miles from tins citv., this afternoon vvith terrible results ieen colored convicts were in a room close to ;he one where the powder stored Tlitr teen of them were injured six fatally Four ire reported dead already, and others cannot ive till morning The timbers of the mi no wore shattered and consideiably damaged Giant powder was used by the miners and a quantity of it wag kept stored in a room down in the mine A boy went into the magazine to get some pow dr r ind it is supposed fire from his [amp caused the explosion About four hun dred pounds of giant powder was stored in the room The explosion shook the ground above the mine, and the dull, rumbling noise was lieard several miles away About four hun dred convicts are worked in the miues there, and for a time the explosion created a pamc among them The i njured and dead have all gotten out of the mine hut owing to the absence of a telephone or telegraph connection between Coalburg and the city, their names have not been ascertained The Ja.ll Ilurmd Down K C March M Rockinjzliam county jail, at Vlentvrorth, was totally destroyed by lire this morning The fifteen prisoners were all safely rescued, after considerable and just in the nick of time But f c engin- eers that portion of tht utv n iloodt d and that the hught of water reached 111 tho low er parts w ill be three feet. The telephone lines are ill donu abova Oreeneville iml noth ni; his been ht ard frota the It is h fc ire 1 that tho he-n y n md ami rain ttwn prt i will cnustj the tti gue in now ulavcs The water from the crtck will O an outlet into whn Ii will in- undate a large section of roimtrv in Sunflower and Yazoo counties The water at this has reached Washington axenue one of tho principal business streets of the riU and people ire iiaMgating in skiffs No lues been reported last and no af ANOTHKK OAP IN THh Lr EE Plantations Cohered With ater and Atat- MRMrHH, March tl seems tl at all the low land Inflow Jit h na will be within the next two break in levee of about Jifty feet oer i mile from that point the brt tk niav UK reose to an un- limited" extent All tho plantatumn in tho of the break art bting rapidly sub- merged, and tenants are h ing without sav- ing anv of their effects Kam been falling in torrents ill night rXTY JII Ol The Storm at St Louis Railroad Travel ST Loins, March il Vbout twenty Indies of HIIOW bos faJleu here, of that depth now on 9Jnug to tbe ouldnesft of the temperature at present m southern Illinois and central nncl southern Michigan From ten to iiftet n inches fell melting of the hodj of snow is hkelv to be rapiJ all entail M man is tributary to tlia Missouri and Mis> s-ii} rivers will pour out rttxxlM of water m tht m three dajs on Miwtoun 1111} llhu T vailed fOR 1-- ff KI'tL I ITIC f Mark Lare on oonrjp r 123 lot lour t ctiiw z.11 ur ana a- Hdl. York, srot to tbe veto at iiaxton ballot m of Philadelphia Eraory Smit 'SFAFLR ;

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