Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - April 4, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. VOL. XXI. ATLANTA, GA., FRIDAY MORNING, APRIL 4, PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS. CABLISLEAMBITION THE A TOR Jff. OS. THE OLD SCOT IS FIRM, as Sever Known to Give Up a Good Coiiffir Bill May Be De- oue April [Special Tbe again rtM-vdl that Senator Beck, oi who is in ill health. retire the fts !t impossible that he 11 agian be able to resume his flutes as senitor In u of the circumstaees, programme his Ixcn arranged which, if earned out, TV onld h u o an import mt bearing OB national Ihe arrangements depend first upon the irh relirment o[ fceck mla t btfor a Scotchman lots go much less of the t nitod (states. seuAtorshii" ami besides, it is said to bo foregone cone UMOII that ex Governor McCredry will be the next senator iroin Ken- tucky IB case- Mr Beck retires i rsri- u a ICTORY Totter oE Georgia, and Cum nnngs ot who are leading the fight against what is kuowo as the comnul norv bill lor coastwise ironow uue that Iht v ha- B dealt it a death blow "When it called up today by the committee hwuig it m charge Representative testi I its strength by raising the question of consideration it and the house de- cided by a majority of fourteen not to con TJIF ONGKR BILL Considerable opposition to what is as the t mger lard bill has manifested itself among the leading representatives of the house since the vehement md vigorous protests h-we poured in from the south Kepresentatn e Mm-, an Judge Steward smd others who been particularly their opposition to the measure are hopeful that they may jot got this iniquitous measure, which aims a blow directly at all the cutton growing states under their heels A B Fortune and S Rutherford, editor of tho People a Journal at Rome, are here repre Beating the negro farmers ot the vicinity of Home to protest against fcthe passage of the Conger lard bill TUB ADMISSION OF U> VII O After a lively debate in the house this after noon on the admission of Idaho tho bill v, as declared passed by bpcakor IUed b> a o! 151 to 1 The democrats abstained from oting In order to force Keod to to Jus ent i f .1 >i3ibJo ijuornin Tt is the dcclirccl intention of the democratic loaders to carrj this COM) to the supreme court in order to the legality ot Heed past ruling with regard to h tt a quorum sus of 1890 was taken It was, undoubtedly, the purpose of the bill to segregate thoae people aad to prevent subsequent accessions to their number LHKNKBB WOUU> BJCTAI'IATB Mj Evarto taid that he had received only this morning, a petition or protest from the missionary society of the Methodist Episcopal church, which he aaked to bare read The protest was read It declares that if the bill was passed, there would be danger of retalia- tion ajiainst missionaries m China, that Lhniauir-n are. among the most quiet and inoffensive of all immigrants, that they are seldom found in jails or poor houses that the passage of the bill would be a great outrage and an additional aet of injustice and it asks tho senate to wait until the Christian senti- ment of tho United btatea can be heard upon the sublet Mr Halo that tho subject matter of the mi mon U h ul been before the cenous commit and was by amendments reported fiom the committee In the debate which followed, Mr En.stis inado a speech in harmony w ith tho s expiessed in the memorial just read, while Mo-isi ai t and H ilo defoiide-d tho hi! 1 ui 1 object 1 111 illy Mr E suggested that the bill siumhl bo allowed to go over till Monday next, ami Mr Hale to tho suggestion Mr Mitchell notice of seveial amend mtnts which ho would offer to the bill on A BEILLIAOT BACE IJf WSICBL A. TXXBir O UT SB COX D THE SCHEME OF A SCOUNDREL. Orders auffbtto Room, Salesman Down, Bat Fatls. an session the senate at idjuume I till Saturday 40 THE Tin, Congested It w ib confereiict dan from the r mil I he v ological 1'ark Monti Cast JUKI Chinese Ourition "W vsifi-M.iov YI ril motion of Mr E Imunds, it w 1.1 ordt led th it tom< rr< being <t Tndaj adjouimnent todaj ill be till 6 it u Uy Mr Blair at his own request, was excused from further on the committee on pub li to tho immediate trans- port ition of dutiable goods taken from cil end r was passed Tin house amendments to the senate bill for i zoological park in tho t of Lolum bm were laid before the senate 1 ho principal ftui r a fen d-ns and Mr Ingallt. was elct tt 1 president pro tern Vn eETirt wis made by Mr Sherman to tlie over Good Friday rescinded, but it lultd, THK MONTANA. COTiTFST The Montana contested election case was taken up as unhitched business, and Mr Gray resumed hid argument ui support of tho claim of tl t, two deiiucratjc and unmiis The burden of his argument was 11 nst the throw mg out of the 172 cast in i rocmct 32 oi Bow county At the close of Mr Graj'a speech, a tech nicil diseufesion on the point ol Ijiw imaged in tho question, carried on between Mr Hu.ir on the one side arid Messrs Gray and on the other side tmallj the matter went over until Mondav, when Mr "Vance will speak in support of the xmnoiity resolutions THK EXCLUSION OF THE CHINT8E The house bill to amend the ccusus law by idiiig for the enumeration of the Chinese p 1 Hale said th it it was ve--y desirable, for 1111 y reasons that there should be a complete migration of the Chinese, and that that ui 1 not be had under the ordinary provision umeiators The bill had an undoubted KV.KD COUNTING AGAIN. The to Test the Kales In tlie Courts, April Lodge, of presented a petition from the ISinv England Shoe and Leather association agtmst the imposition of a duty upon hides and skins Ordered printed in the Record The reading of the petition was received with appl from tho democratic side Consideration of tho Idaho admission bill resumed The speakers in of tlie bill Messrs Perkins, of Kansas, Stewart, of Vermont Lodge, of Massachusetts, Hen- derson, of loua md it was opposed by Messrs Mansur, of Missouri, Uuekalew of Peunsyl ama Gates, of Alabama, and Springer, of Illinois The was first taken on tho amendment of minority providing for the holding of a now constitutional It was 111, nays, 125 The next amendment was ope providing for a vote upon the present constitutional amend incut It was 104 nays, 121 The reciirrine on thepossageof thebill, tho democrats refrained from voting One of the reading i lerks was busily engaged in noting n tlie nimcs of democrats present ana refusing to ote The democrats say that they intend to make this test caae aud to have the courts pass upon the constitutionality of the rules allow ing the speaker to count a quorum It had been intended to make one of the con tested election cases a test case but as this could be done only by a suit far salary brought in the court of claims, tins course was abaii doiietl and the present action, decided upon The bill was 120 naya, 1, (Mr Jiuckalew) the speaker, counting a quo- rum Ihe house adiourned THfc KK1-ORMKRS MKET TJiey Indorse t BJnlr Sunday Kest BUI and Call I the president, W ION April 3 reform confer an organiz ition formed for the purpose of bringing rohgion into a settlement of politi i al and state affurs is in session in this city, i ml today adopted a platform declaring in or of employing tho teaelungs of the Bible in the settlement of public affairs, and of the insertion of none of the supreme beings in the constitution The platform also ap pi es the Blair Sunday rest bill, and ill measures against gambling, pool selling and liqiw r traffic A committee from the con fertiicc reported that a call had been made upon the president, who had received them kindly The president, they reported, said thit, f >r good reasons, he did not wish to be compelled to make a response to their address Setting forth tlie objects of the association and had added that its objects were so complicated that ho would require time for their considera tion CHICAGO, April 3 exciting encounter for worth of diamonds occurred today In a room at the Palmer house One of the combatants was a young man registered at the hotel Sunday under the name of Ralph Allen This afternoon he sent to Hyman's jewe'ry store and several oilier similar estab- lispment-s, asking that some diamonds be sent him for inspection In making the request, he-n rote that he conhned to the hotel wth A sprained ankle Salesman A BigJer was sent by Hyaian Co to make inquiries concerning Alien, and found bun bathing one ank'o with arnica and want ing the diamonds to make Tho was suspicious, to return with an of gc us ana lake tiic pie- tititton to a hotel porter, named Poiret, stitioned neir at hand KNO( KKI> TJIK feALFSMJtN When IJigler re-entered tho with of ap rklei-s, Allen nrule a c.xroful selection, and then bobbed around hack of the salesman, ostensibly to get the mum} to pa> the pttrclio.se Instead tho fellow pulled a ht cam from under a mat- tress ami ftllcd Biglcrto the tloor The in in, a sturdy six footei, struggled up and graopkd with Alien, meanwhile }elhng to the porter lie fore the latter gathered his wits Allen had broken Ins cane in four pieces over Biglcr s head and dashed down the hall- way To persons who attempted to stop him he shouted "Catch that insane pointing back as he ran Time Keener Gregg, of the hotel staff, was the only person not fooled by his cry Oregg finally ov erhanlcd Alien in a room into which lie had dodged and t-ikcn refuge undcra bed Allen s papeis mdjcatc that he came from Washington ana possibly Ins right name is George A Piorco The salesman has a number of gaping AMGRY wounds hut w ill diamonds were lost None of the WOULD HARM. Against the The Missionary Societies ChJneae Bill 2s FW April 3 lleprosentativcs of tho hoard of foreign missions the Presby tcnan American board (Congrega- tional) Protestant Episcopal board, American 1J j i Missionary wuion, missionary society of thi, Methodist Episcopal church, American Bible societj Evangelical alliance and Society of Friends met yesterday at the rooms of the Presbyterian foreign missionary board, in this citj to the Chinese enumeration bill now before the senate, with special reference to its bearing upon missionary Work and pioporty in China The sentiment of tbe meeting WAS strongly opposed to tho bill It urgod that its adoption bo a viola tion of the treaty rights, and all who Here 5 resent that it woula eu- Aiiger the personal safety of American missionaries now resident in China, aud grea hamper them in their irork THfe GOT HIM. Arthur Palmer, Imjillt ated In the Killing: of Sheriff Gibson, Arrested, CHATTANOOGA, Tenu Apnl 3 Arthur Palmer, present at the killing of Dep- uty Sheriff Gibson, and the probably fatai wounding of Deputy If asset, at a bagnio in this city last uight, was arrested todav by Con ductor Moody, of the Chattanooga, Home and Columbus railroad at Craw tish Springs, on the old Chicamauga battle-ground, the first sta- tion south of Chattanooga The conductor recognized the desperado and drew a pistol and got the drop on him Palmer was taken to Ga aud from thenoe brought back to Chattanooga and lodged in the county jail awniting a preliminary examination Bud Gordon, another of the tno for whom the sheriff has offered a reward of la still at large although a determined hunt is boing made for him The murder of Gibson and at- tempt to kill Hassett were evidently the result of a deliberate premeditated plot on the part of Catron aud ASHBVILI.B, N C April Chauiicey >f. Depew and lamiJy, and J H Inman and fam- ily, arrived here thw aftetnoon, homeward bound, from their southern trip They were given a banquet by the Cosmopolitan club, at which apeeob.es were made by Messrs. Depew and Inman. They referred in glowing tenna to tbe Math and its brilliant feton. Tbe will e Ke W York tonight. It la Thought They Will Try to Throw Blame on tJie Governor. BALTIMORF, April Hartford County Democrat, which is published by Mr Street, one of the-bondbinen of State Treasurer Archer, will say m its issue of tomorrow The constitution requires the governor to exam ine under oath tlie treasurer twice a jear and as rnuUi oftencr as lie deema The code the governor and comptroller to count tho sot unties in tlie sinking fund four tunes a year and cancel tlu, state se It is generally reported and currently that none of these tilings have been done The 000 of the treas urv relief loan abstracted was a state security re quired by law to lie Had this been done, tlie securities could not been sold, and the treasurer s deticit would have been only one half present dimensions This article is accepted as a public notice that the bondsmen will claim exemption from liability for tho misdeeds of Archer because of the failure of the ernor and state comptrol- ler to perform a constitutional duty Sheriff Sickles Troubled. Naw Yoitx Apnl J prand jury made a presentment to Judge Fitzgerald in the court of general sessions toctaj m which they insist that the legislature amend the present cnmi iial laws so that it shall bo a felony lor any public ofhcial to take money in any shape out- side his salary and legal fees Sheriff Sickles is having any amount of trouble since he suc- ceeded Flack Today, in despan, he sent a letter to the department asking that tive policemen be detailed as deputy sheriffs The commissioners met and decided to refuse, as the law aid not appear to admit it The ques- tion was, however, referred to the corporation counsel __________ The rnffUJAilc Son of Bank President, CH Teun April3 A fight oci uired in Che Fonith National bank yesterday ovor a trival matter between Porter Warner, son of the preside ut, and Richard Cither Clover Trade Relations or Annexa- tion Will TORONTO, April 3 the Ontario legisla- ture last night, Mr Graham, member for East Lambton, that, in the opinion of the house, it is desirable that closer trade relations should exist between tbe United States of America and the Dominion of Canada, that this house humbly petition the legislature of tho Dominion of Canada to take such steps as it may deem expedient to bring about unre- stricted reciprocit> between the United States of America and t'ie Dominion of Canada Mr Graham said in bringing this important ques- tion before the house, he was following the action of the Quebec conference of 1887, and also of the Manitoba legislature, which recent- ly passed a similar resolution He said the matter had been discussed and favorably pEinounced upon by farmers' institutes all over the province There was no use iu concealing the fact that the farmers were handicapped by the prohibitory tariff whi m tlie minority The Aliofle Inland Election PROviDBNt F K I Vpnl 1 complex- ion of the general assembly is still undecided at i p m bcnatnrc am! from of Vrovidence and the of Tuer- ton are still in douhfct From the ount it pears that there are renublicjns la the senate and unit democrats To the housa been electe 1 nineteen republic, uis and en eeii democrats There been no elec- tion of senators in the towns of t raiiston. Footer and North Smit'ifitld There liave bwn 110 election of in Bnstol t riii- Bton, Forster, Tame'stown, North Simthheld, Richmond Hid arrcii Late tonight the oflu ill court m Ive'wport revealed th.it there is a.s no election for hrst aa as fourth Tins makes twenty-eight members of tin general assembly to be elected Ot the republicans need ten with tbe sitting lieutenant gnernor aad, the democrats neeu nineteen to sceiiro control of the grand committee and elect general officers TlIK AVHI1.OKN MYSTERY. A Mao Pound Who Seen Man BIRMINGHAM, Ala Apnl 3 Interest m the mysterious of B. D Wlulden was revised twlaj by the dis- covery of positne evidence thit he was not drowned in the Tennessee, nver near Decatur, Ala AS supposed life was ily insured, and cJ tuns for the money about two weeks after his disappearance Tha attorney for Mrs Whilden stated that would be able to make positive proof of death, although the body his been found, Whilden was reported to left Decatur in a akiff three weeks .140 tomorrow Today an insurance ajjeut found a man whc saw Whilden_aud talked with him on Saturday and again on Sunday after bo was supposed to have been drowned on Knday E Dun- ham, formerly a merchant in this city bnl now a traveling salesman, saw Whilden in Decatur after Ins reported Dunham .known hitn for jeara, and could not have been mistaken is to his iden- titj, as he talked with him on both coca-nans. Tlie case now assumes T, more sensational feat- ure than ever bcfort, as amusements h-wl been mude to press the claims fur his insurance inonev Tlie insurance companies have de- tectues on the case and expect to find missing man line in time The Ladies Knocking the Barrels In Head. Sr IvOurs correspondent of the li it Farmiiigton, ftlo te'e- graphs th it the rrusadmg excitement is still at feter heat there This morning Ihe tudies went to De a railroad station for Farm- ington four miles aw to meet a Konthbouml local freight, but they found no r billed-for Fanmngtoi) They will go feuk again when it Is expected a consignment of beer is to be unloaded from tha express quarter birreN. albo en eases of bottled destroyed yosterday arrests have yet been made, and it Is not expected that any will be until the brewers sue for aamages August Thom- son local agent for the Klannman Brewing company, left for ht this morning to consult with the brewers Two of the iltnera and Bush closed, and tbe proprietors say they will not attempt to re- open. WII-L BE WIPED OtT. A Comparison to Quality With the North- era Product. CHATTANOOGA, Tenn April .i March 16th a dispatch from Pittsburg, Pi, stated that two thousand tons of ore received from the south b> Carnegie Phipps Co was re- jected as being inferior to northern production The Tradesman immediately instituted an in- quiry by sending letters to leading iron pro- ducers of the south, which developed t'ie opin- ions of southern iron masters The iron mas- ters, as published in the Tradesman, represent over forty of the blast furnaces in the southern states, and they unite In saying that tbe rejection of this iron does not in any way affect the sale of southern iron in the north for the reason that it was sent to be manufactured into bessemer steel whereas it did not fulfill those special requirements The iron makers state that southern iron is not adapted to bessemer requirements, except in combination with charcoal iron Tbe consensus of opinion is that southern irons for their special purposes are equal in every respect to northern iron, and that the northern demand for iron from the south for casting, mixing and foundry purposes, is constant) y jncreaai ng fIKE AT S.ODGKS A Tennessee County Which Will Fie I it torn IU Existence. CHATTANOOGA Tenn April J At tho last session the h fila- ture an act was passed dissolving lamps coun- and annexing a portion of it to Bradley county and the balance inrjndrns tiif county seat to Hamilton county W hen the county register of this county went to take possession of tbe James county records, they were re- fused him, and today tbe othccrs of Hamilton and Bradlej counties were enjoined by Jamet count> citizens from taking possession of couuty records or in auywaj molesting them James county claim that the aetol the legislature was unconstitutional, and Uicy will nght it to the supreme court Will Friday BALTIMORE, Apnl 3 addition to re- ligious observances, Of KM! iriday wiJl be ob- served in tins city by the closing of the cxirn and flour and stock exchanges and the partial closing of the customhouse and other national government Without waiting for auy formal action ol corn and nour exchange, the men hatita here are using New I ork quotations for the basis of trade, since tbe cutting off of Chicago turns. Failure of LASCASTKB, Pa Apnl 3 failure ol three supposed wealthy farmers of this county were announced today as follows Benjamin I, O umber, of Manor, liabilities SJM.OOO, as- sets Tacob II of Manor, liabilities B. Pwrfer, of East liabilities assets about the saiae StviUnc CHICAGO, April .UKiben aay they are iontu figfa m tittle dyaumas or art. the to BAi.TntoB.K, Apnl 3 A Sun special tells of a serious accident to a freight train, bound from CnmberlsouL for Harrison, on the Hone- Tine branch oi. the West Virginia Central rail- road On a steep grade the engineer lost con- trol, and it ran Kvezy car and locomo- tive left tbe track At short carve near Sharp's maMw a complete wreck of every thing. Just before the cms left the track the engineer, Edward Lippincott, and Fireman Z- A. McAfee, jumped. McAfee was killed, Engineer Lapplcott was seriously wounded: also Conductor Doftfcan, Flagman John pi Which the Hand or the Incendiary ts to Have Flayed n Part. GBKE3.vir.LF, S C April i A destructive fire occurred at Hoage s S C about2 o'clock morning It was first discovered in the store room of W If Emerson, and was soon communicated to t ie hotel building over head, the guests of v, hich narrowly escaped in their night clothes In a few minutes, owing to tbe absence of the ere aparatus, U extended to the by the following persons Simmons Bros general merchandise, Herman King, Jeweler, E C. Conner Co druggists and postmaster The effects of the postotfice were nearly all saved. The losses and insurance were as fol- lows C D Tinsey, hotel furniture, loss no insurance, W H Emerson, stock insurance Simmons Bros, stock SS.OOO, uiSBraoce Hex9ian King, stock no insurance, B C Connor Co stock insurance Robertson, Taylor Co, stock room fully in- cored. The Washington JorJtry Cinu BiNOTOi., April Tfce third day of Jockey club the weabber was de all agea, tnr d raUal B third, Coircft. C. Apnl steam tog, Blancb, was totally duBtroyed by fire at Sootbport yesterday When duoorered, the fin bad made ancb headway that ooUusg cooldbedonetosave tbe boat. 8be WM a poverful tug boat, the on rlrer. Some tfcfafc the flrt TBS incendiary. Tbe boat VM First race d i Time 1 1" b. purac three and one Cornelia nr-t irank I'elUam third, fine, Third race divided for year- anU upward, ncllinp -1 feborter firm, Nina W I ourtb race, purse lor three 3 n df ajid upward-" wxteentli. Ulaid lirat. Bess eeeond, Ovpsj KinK third Time, htirdle parse for tlirw year- and mite and a lar- ronc orer fire Lordlts, dead fceat brtween Jtm aad and beaten off Time beat) Enn off.l sanio fliat, Jim Murpoy sccund Tuue, 2 ai TELEGRAPH BREVITIES. Bond offerings renterday all accepted, 122 ior four per and toor ana a halls. The H'jrace Greetoy homattead barned to Cbappaova, H'