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   Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - April 19, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia                               THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. VoL. XXI. ATLANTA, GA., SATURDAY MORNING, APRIL 19, TEN PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTgf. s 1HE TRADE PROPOSED WHICH Ttri't UOPE TO TOILS. SOUNDING OF THE DANGER SIGNAL. BoUaivl a ot GonKrtt.mil in John tllen Words of isdom as to the 1; uture. Wvmtsr.T IN M ril IS A ilcfcer bituiea tho ;nm rs the ftnift'iti of I il) r in 1 llu rt publn an parlj the >l lu "lfl foot liere Tliat such i- attempted liy fepui 1 11 1 !l" r  a extent fconehi tl rtimUli 111 tho next congres J.1 ri The M-ht. "C it is beinp prnatelj, dis- tassed hf 11 1 i n public ins the tn i st n iK in I fiaeis in tho tlh in 1 Ki t f lib r fukratum is f r tho 1 ti IIH i similar attitude Joviarl ill nut ihit m the I itt Foitlitr. me nti ti_ 1 thctioii rise fi >rn ArViii I i ul i-t if- wh i w i-. tin ilii frnce in 1 1 Ui in I n -n deft ite 1 w as teut< 1 tlio rt i ul li ins i ml ho 11 now t }ng m'l lUminl hi- v it mi th n uh- liriii h ilth i In ms t he sin ui huh I 1 nlj the r wh UK! tin f the alii into THh HI- FT 1U H VNS THF UN T1 t it put lu ins o n t nj uth in I How in I ire laughing t r tlu triml an i fcrorn the ilhanci ms t In uutliein dcmxialu rcnrt_--eiilUL-v< N Tho jr j M. 1 rtam  or f tl i huis 11 p n luijj 4n C( n_r f r thr i rn in ill ti Un 1 in toll fir r t   tii ers af tlit. f f ui n nth in 1 rlip mattt! hi-. been 1 1 u t 1 Hit reixibluui-. rent tsk tl i i turn It is tnl} the rnctiNliii tl t u tj fc r tho firmir mil c i St 11 it (_ in 1 I it ulci t to c t ij Jno tii it th lit, no it ttcn up to oaken tl L rn i iti [i ar 1 t til Close (1 ti in IK s uth and f st vutii n en Vho ilM ti_ uh the iei ul hi ins hen they in n Tin t HS x i n T NDI- i ST VM> n It is i I _ h 1 HIP 1 it it-, true niwardi oss Caiin >t fi I t I e mule ist hy the I irm  It is Ij am ther schi mo te> 8p it up the h mo ntu pirtj "in 1 U is un lir Bt M) 1 th it i me veij illianeeinen ill hu r U it A1- i Irnco th it such ft iln ker is pouji'tobi LMisuiiitel T. hn I If. linil sos is f e it Inbutt-, to tin in llcue I  ns sihfimsofthe ropubhrin irtj It is now ij ptrent to tl at party tl it unli they tin control scuthtrn either h> (ho michmtry of fe k ril mlaws.rhv IIMSIOIIH among otn s uth po thtj irw hehniii defeatcl fall lleip is t-o en course in aliuice between southern repub- lican-, an 1 fit) 1 u inert VlhaiiLOiu the hope Ot the dtiiKcritir party 111 tho pouth It will oiiH b Iltii res of the noith and west ind h> the Moo Ij shirt an 1 1- prejudice i-uns't thesoithern ieot le tl ej tan hold them in the rtpuhhrin i irtj m thus retain their cuntrol ot 1 e IK use of rej aUeun- of JndKe Cito of Arkansas, an 1 tho suiting of 1 e Ul.er- Btoiio wh was nnt ele teil -SMS the iniusu jratioucf tl Ihtv e at an on r f r ]ust one vote m its option to the lenu cntio Po.ru SM how it oiid let tho farmer Hike warning FF1THERSTONF 3 SLBsKRWFNCY Now that FeUhcrstonrt is seated there is ftt> more sulwci-Mi nt nit mbcr of the re pub icaii part> m the house than 11L 1 his programme lathtmim rclnnpt f the republic ins tore an 1 tht wiU thtu ill e tten ind j to x t mpIlHh it Thore tnaj in UudiiaN im, our Wintrs or.an t to leart H st Take tl.o tariff T') J' nsarcii tfi.ls They "ul1 i-cpnb hVo lull" irK Vl u l THF alwaj s consider tho difficulties in the w ay of what they would like to e done in legislation, but I e al v found them ready and willing to. to reason Mj own opinion is that what thev nnxHt need in the waj' of legislation is relief from the hardens of unjust and oppressive taxation, more money 111 circulation with which their products can he purchased and cheaper money with which to pay their debts, and the enactment of such as will ent trusts and monopolies from rohhing them I would also them against too inanj entangling alliances >nth antagonistic intert-iits THE PUBLIC BLILDIVfi BILLS Chi rmaii Milhken, of tho house committee on pnh'u haul todaj thit the tmhhc hiiihlin" pork Inrrtl otiid ho opened up fi r two d next There arc two Oeor bills nn the lion e calendar for public build] it C olumbus and Vmenciis, w hich will be up and pissed if tho congressman repi e sen tins these disli ts are not on Speaker lit cd a blind side, is apt to be the 01 e Hot d has t ertiui political debts to pay on the rppubhr-wi side, tnd he them bj rt the m on ft sti% al occasions like llu M Ihe ISrunswick lull h pisst-d the hi u ami will through tho it s sin nuts that ho be lecogmzed to PJACC it upon its passage Ht> A.U W 11 I TI Y HIS HAND Sonit. r Jiuir h i it out thit he ill nt xt rt pi it fi 111 the sen ite con nuttoc ii erti ms i ftdcr il eh i tion law bill, w hu h tl e M 11 i'o irill i iss It is f ng to Com 1 in i i n hill c uitain h U h< on side i to b, tin hi st uts f ill the hills th it h e u t 11 intn din ed i this subjet t It will t i i [i j le f r f U i il suj t in 1 ft d i r it t: ii'iol of tho onti-< elet. tion in tehiiu r% of !h st ilo It st t ins t( be settled th it the re- publn uis now tl it an in er in cry tu h t tho fi-i uio joins; to t si h i ft h r il loi tion 1 as they behei e ill kf p them 111 power It will, of he driwu witli the idea tint it s.hill ipply in tin south like the I bill 011 its fact it will apptir to apply to tho cut re ountry III I FNT ITNFaS I FK1 Imprest nt os Oils, Thompson and McC or iniek h been appointed a committee from Hie houst to to in I Mississippi to m jniro into tho fundnUiuy in tin fe lei il courts hy which witnesses m ob 1111 111.; fi uululeiit ft s ?ml ise> w hi> 11 d 111 k with tin it oh ids J hi m mitt iirst os t Molnh tin n in 1 iiom theme to J ickson, Miss bit )i r s w nil w is tod iv ft] pointed m istci it Me I herion toun y 1 H SOL I 11 ti N e I VIM NTs Tl o h list1 sjeiit all of in discussn oin IH bus southern war oliinis bill It is to jny noulj threo h nulrcd claimants for stores and supilus furnished thennuri innj during the ir All the el aim nits assert tin y w eie 1 to the union t ausc but the nor them iei nblu iu3 of tho In use loubtod tlosni: 1 in nle sni li the bill th it it v, as isido for tho i re -.ent Iho southern repul hraiis ind di iiun_rit> inide a b ird for tho of tho bill and theie were some i ry interesting tilts betw cen nortli crn Hid soulfeeru repubht ins Air f uk of srored IHH party si if blows ]f4i ii_< used them of w ilhiV I i resort to ill kinds of i xtr inces 111 i eiiiious for iioithein sold but w hen it n ino to small, fir the s uth thcj )e< te 1 Air Honk b irked by ill the southern re pnb'ic ins Hi ru iro the i tlai mints, and the auifunts duo them, 111 tho bill L< i 1 rioks eount-v M W K Hupor <_h i county 4-1 S county <1 41 liters, Hojd ountj, PL11LK 1 It IN OJS FRYW HP RF The poitofhce coiniiutti o of tho house tod ly r( pt rted a bill for i public building in ery town in tho L mted States in which the 000 aniiuilij Ihere iro home t o thousand of these towns and it is ostim itod th it all tho buildings w ill tost 0 000 (KH) Ifowcvtr onU 000 01 this amount is to bo nde 1 ammaJlj in sue h towns oil the list as tho post m tstcr general shall belert If the h 11 pisses thej will) be taken in tho order of tl o amount of n roipts in eat b st it< and will bo construt ted as r ip- i Ih is possible brie tho r4 ceipts of nil olh< P are 000 the h tilding sh ill not cost moit thin and where the receipts do do not exceed 000 the building sh ill not i ost more than 000 In tho fol low cities w ill get buildings of course those that alrt ady h ivo them will not otl ers Albany, Americii" Athens, Ijiunswick Columbus, Dal ton Gainesville, Grif tin, Haw LaCirango Mi Minetta, jllo Jso-wii 111, Rome, ba% annab, T ille, Va.ldosta and aj cross In Alabama, Anniston, Bessemer, Birming ham Decatur, Eufaiila lorcuce Gadsdon, (treenvilk ille Mohile, Montpomcrj, Ojelik.a, Tioj Tnscaloosa In St uth Caiolina Aikcn Vnderson IJeau- ft rt, Charleston Cl ester Green Is e-w berrv Spartan sburg and Sumpter E W B THE lt COMMITTEE. Holda a Meeting nt Wlilih Secretary "Win- His isiiiNtj.TO'N, April IH Tho republican silver committee held a meeting this morning at winch Secrttiry V, indoiu is i resent and expressed IKS Mews He said for Ins advocating the redemption m bullion of the certif cates issued for the purchase of bullion wis that it would make the certificates more iimble ind to thoir rcdLtnption tl  discredit tbLiii while to require their redemption in gold com embarrass thi eminent HP wis measure t eoniproiiiibc t oort ficatt 3 the oj tio THE STKIKJJ.O SWITCHMEN, The Street Railway Employes Tender Their Suppoit. Pirrsrt no, Apnl 18 definite is looki-iTfor 111 the threatened btnke of the rulwiy switchmen today Jolm Downey chief of the tederatlon of Riilroacl arrived from Chicago this moimng intl is now ho ding a con forcnce with Ihc men He has refused to act and after he ht5' seen the men and the he will inniHitiee Ins dceisu 11 A new feature of the situation is the i robalnhtj of a strike of the street riiiw cmploves it the time They have t( mien d tht ir support to the switch n en and con-mlermg the auMSiibitity of making a siniul. taneous demind for highei wiges The Proposed IrisU Convention. ST L.OLH, April 18 -The executive committee of the Irish land league, not having heard from Varnell m regard to the advisability of holding a national convention concluded to close up its business and adjourn, which they did at noon to- Mr Parnell will be written to and the con- vention scheme strongly urged upon him If he consents to it, the convention will be held at Bal- timore sometime next The Baron is ST PETERSBURG, April 18 sensation has been caused here bv the announcement that the person who attempted to obtain tbe plans of a Russian fortress acted under orders from Baron Plesscn, an attache of the German here. The latter has, it ia said, suddenly decamped.! JEFFESIES'S CRIME. BOW THE STORY FOUND ITS WAT OPT. WATCHING A DYING MAN'S WORDS. A Sensation of Twenty -Six Years' Stftmllnff The Revelationa Made br Old The Crime. SPARTANBURO, S C April 18 Tho arrest of Samuel Jeffenes, for tho of Alexander Sparks, nearly twentv-six jcirs ago, 13 the sensation of tbe hour O.d people are uow relating stones ihout the murder is it was told to them, and joung peo- ple are on the alert iiujiunng foi new particu lars concerning it Samuel Jefferies and his record is now un new revelations, and there is no telling where the stones will end It liah come to light that an attempt to foiever silence the man who know about the killing of White, led to tho mictrthmg  me to a mistake made lyJeuViHS and which pi onuses to mike it x rv caliinibouH for tho murderer of White 1 atil jestoiday he hail no knon ledjjo of tlie existence of Mi Col loughs confession If he h x 1 known of it JetTerics woni I now be i free ir ui fir tin rnsoii that he thought th it nil 1 irties w 1m knew of the details of tho murder were under the v lolets AT MrnilN'S Some v ours ago Medlin siekcned and died ov er i month bt fore he came t die Ji ffei IBS tshei it his ird word and careful tint be pave 110 N iteii i id w r! tint would tell tho story the mm Itr When Medlm died Ins wife siul th it sho Knew ill about tbe murcb r and Iff feiit-, MentH d her to iln tho ti1. her In hid told 1 t r, but nn'iithfnl t UK i on Htmn of the bnl hht t 1 1 l n, Sn n Medlm 1 Ins v is soon undo know n t It "loin i ul win w 4S I be 1 me with tbe s >n of his UL iii] IKO w is tho question mueh i looted b} J ncl McKissieV tint he would toll IfQw it wii thit S un ,IefferiO3 murdered old man. Into been employed time brfore to ork up the case of the Win to murder, ind this information wa." w ot be for this tow ird ly deed, were tho w or K of the gnof stnckeii widow as tho body of hite was laid iw i> to rest in the old country gru o jard These prayerful jiro phetit words seem to been 111 unrelenting curse upon tho head of the mur lorer They have IK in tho watfhword of the murderer 3 nemesis, who has bttn found m the person of the sou who, for twenty six years, h is the ipmnmbr nice of his f ithoi s c m irlly taking off and who registered then i ow th it it shou'd be enged J Ii it son has been faithful and untiring in bis work to the murderer of his father J povcrtj vnd dneneed liehis done all t! ifr mortal mill could do to (mil him out, and n >w his faithfulness is about to ho rewarded In many ways Samuel Jeffenes 11 i striking prototjpoof the ideal persnmticition of Jokjl and Mi Of most uncouth ap peiranco at times, with character as change as tlie weather respected hy some and despised by the majority, and without punci- ples this is Samuel Jeffenes I would not believe bam Jeffenes on his oath said a prominent man today, "and I w ill bet big money that he will be convicted of tbe killing of poor Dr White This is tho opinion of a greit many and in- dicates how his character is considered here ANOTHER Another man has been implicated with Jeffenes in the murder of White His name is Columbus Roberts, and ho is at pres cut on his farm in borth Carolina It is thought that he will turn states evidence in the case, and if this be true, it will go hard with Jefferes It is an mterestiiigca.se all the wa> through and new derelopments are bung made all the time Men of equal w e ilth aud prominence- e been impli- cated lu this case, and it is now rumoied that a wealthy farmer and politician in Tjnioii county w ill be arrested nf an accomplice tomorrow Jeffenes counts his mone> by the thousand, and many nro of belief that ho will give bond and then skip At present there seems to be 110 hkeli hood of his immediate recovery from his sick- ness nlthough he says tliat he will go to Union tomorrow, w here he wilt be locked up in the countj jail WE4RV OF LIFE. A oung Man Driven to Suicide by Continual Pain. Teiin April 18 young named Lewis M Kichardson committed suicide hero taking morphine, at the home of hia mother a widow ladj Nearly tno ago Richardson was firing on ilouibiille and Nashville engine, when it ex plndcd iieir 1 ranklin, Ky throwing the young man about fifty vards and injnnng him about the head and breast and burning him severely Richardson sued the railroad company for dam- ages and the case was compromised by the com pau> jiavmg him 000 the most of whicli it is claimed he has since p ud out for medical bills m his efforts to be cured of a continual pain in his heirt He has been melancholy and despondent since the accident, and so since his return from Hot Springs About three weeks ago night he talked in sneh a manner to his mother and niece that it is now evident he had resolved on committing buicide The deceased was a quiet aud very sensitive voung man Kaceaat Mempliia. MEMPHIS, Apnl 18 Sixth daj of the new "tfem- pliis Jockey club Spring meeting weather pleasant and track slow First race, SUE furlongs, John Sherman won, Julia Magee second, virge D'or third. Time 1 20% Second race seven furlongs, Tom Stevens won. King Roxbury second, Kenilworth third Time 1.38 Third race, half a mite, Itandee won, Cblmea second, Bowen third Time Fourth race, one ana one sixteenth miles, Bon- nie King woa, Alphonse second, Hornpipe third. Time Fifth race, one mile.TPbai 'won, Chllhoirtt Me- ond, MoontaOa tblrd. TimeiiO. rpTTTTT'D T 4 I general improvement m collections deserve AUJjjAJi JjADvlJClO Jjll notice when eongresa ia contemplating larger monetary anpplies Here tne rate on call uas declined from four and a Half to four 87% to 94 87' TBE CLOSES ITS WORK. MR. BLAINE AS A PEACEMAKER. He Comes Into a Row WM Imminent, Has a Talk Wttn the and EVoryttilnj WASHIM3TOK, Apnl 18 tho Fan- Ameri- can conference, today, the report of the com- mittees on. general welfare, recommending tho nations of Europe to adopt a policv of arbitra- tion, was taken up Involved in the question In control ersy now existing betw eon Eng- land pii'3 over the possession of gold H nds in Guiana and the navigation of Orinoco m or As tho discussion progressed, differences were developed, which bid fair to block the to a conclusion, unless much tune should be consumed, and unless some concessions should be made Mr D'anie, who had been absent at a cabi- net meeting came into the conference room late ui tho afternoon w hen the controversy seemed far from a Ho asked a re- cess and then invited the committee on general welfare to join Hum m oonsideimg tho matter A recess was bad, and Mr Blame and thecom- mittee retired MR ELAJNK SPFAKS They were gone staicolj half an hour Upon retarmng Mr Blame asked Vice President Zegarig to preside, and tljpu from the Jatter's plaoc at the long table Mr Blame said Mr President I am verj to announce that any Mtal upon anv question con ne  it he thnr u rntorj shall be opened to the fn 1 1 of the merchant maiiueor elnps cl w ir of rlptri in nations 4 f Ins de< lar.iti m shall not affect the jurisdic ti ni nm r4 of any npui 1.111 nation cither in time ol pi ace or ir On tbe question of the adoption of this re port the L mted States and Nicaragua oto 1 no Mr lilaine then read in English and a Gau- temala ilelegate read in bpauish, the follow 1 Tliat tlic principle of conquest shall not 4lnrmg the eontinuanre of the treaty of arMtra tion 1 e recognized as admissible under the Anier innjnblic 1 iw. 2 Tnat all sessions of territory made during the continuance of the treaty of jrbitratlon shall IMJ d it made u an annul fo tier threats of war or presence of 3 AIIJ natii 11 from which such c d niav that the v exirte on shall be of the ces validitj aimis sh ill be auhunttcd arbitration 4 nnuiiciation nf the right to arbitration made under the t onditinns named in the second section shall IK; null and voul Those conditions ore under threats of war or the piescnce of an armed force THE UATTI-t IN BL MOUNTAINS Thirty Outlaws, I 01 tfflcd fn an Old Barn, Fire Upon Soldiers. LOIISVIIIF April special to the Times from ILirlan Courthouse says A decided flght oc ciirred this morning at 1 20 o clock seventeen miles east of here, in Black mountain, between a detail of state troops consisting of sixteen privates I i en tenant Milton and bergeant pullian and aeout tlilrtj outlaws, who were fortified in an old barn Five of the soldiers were wounded It is not known how nianv outlaws wore killed is thej Ij-jvf possession of tii barn A corporal was sent to Harlan tor remtorecments ind he this news Sharp is expected The mt'Tns are well armed, wrli entrenched and   circulation enormously, and to lift prices at once pork products cotton, oJ and sugar have advanced the latter ID spite of the proposal to remote the entire and spruce lumber also in spite of the rapidly increasing interruption of building, by eight Lour strikes Tlie genera average of prices for commodities has advanced eight tenths of one per cent in a week and oue seven tenth per cent in three weeks Stocks have also been stronger and reporta of trade are influenced by the prices at whitb goods are sold, than Ly the volume of 1 business transacted, are uniformly more cheerful At the same time there is continued ci idcnce of an actual increase over last year In the volume of busman transacted f here is not a coTrcsiyonding nnnrm e- nient m the industrial condition and wool has beei firmer at Iloston, without change in price, anrf dnll and inactive at 3.ew lorfeand Phila- delphia In the goods market no improvement Is seen and expectations based on proposed cliangfcs of the tariff are partly neutralized this week bra decision against the government in the worsted cases The cotton manufacture does not thrive better for tne advance in material, with goods un- changed in price and pnnt Cloths only three three-tenth cents for The boot and shoe industrv is dearlv thriving; and leather and hides are both a shade firmer and m more active demand Unless labor troubles end more speedily than is cenerallr expected, the de- mand for lumber, brick and au othei bnildine ma- terials will be restricted. The Iron buaineas shows no improvement, and sates of southern No. i at 917 Here are reported, with northern quoted at In lar ordprs are pending, audit is thought they can Bar doll JUiddepreMed from otbcr eneoorajEing record ottbe stuM of It te especuUly noteworthy tbat then is no wrtoos large an be r cent, foreign exchange from The treasury has, nevertheless, taken in in excess of disbursements, just the sum that it put out the previous week The exports of products in Michigan appear to have increased fully per cent over last war and probably exceeded hy but thus far in April the exports have fallen about 10 per cent below last year's at New York, while imports show an iiiereaseof per cent It is probable, however, that some foreign, buying of securities has occurred of late failures occurring throughout the country d i ring the past week number for I nlted States, 181 Canada, 33, total JU, agamot .109 last week THE The Senate Will AIK BILL. Not Tjfce It Up Until Monday Ysmvrmv April In the senate, Sir I'latt (bv request) f ntrodm ed a bill for tho admis sion of New Mexico ami ml that he did not in doing so, in tend to commit lumself in one wa> or the other Referred Mr mot ed to proceed to executive busi Mr I have given notice two or three times that I would call up the lull eoiutrnuif, the intimation lam bound to it, bet mse it is simplv to the peop'e of (hi who are awaiting auxiousl> to w  all tlie afternoon If fierc be un mini mt that it shall be on at 2 c'otk 1 w il j 10 d but I cannot postpone longer than tl at hour a iiiuti m for an Air Haw.tv I aia vtrj that no executive busmesa will bet v ecu now IM! 4 o elock Mr CiiHom addrwectl the elnir A ice Dots the eliair i n that tlie senator irom Oregon has withdrawn his motion DOl PIT HIS MOTION Mr I have not withdrawn H A president The motion is not del a table Mr Allow me to apiwal to fio senator from Origoii to withdraw his motion for one moiiu nt A rcpa'tlu-an 'senator ote it down Mr Doll h I am willing to j ichl for a tit MrCullom T simply desire to that so far IH I am tblf to karn there will 1 e no d s ui it anj all on tlie bill lelating to the rl Ja bud Mr, Yep there mil be a good deal of it HI u M u i! lictlM r there w If or not Vr u'l tinned it will tcrtamlj i >t nke j U tin i and 1 think that Emit >r rt s tl it if tii to bt i u  itmn to be en it ted is soon is p h I h >i e tn it the wnat r Ir ni n will iMow tlit tpnator fro n oumettcut to tlw- lull up lor L u I must thert fore, insist on mv motion A vote was taken on Mr Dolph s motion and it was trt -iT> all the from tlif repnUlJc-jiiJ' The galleries vsoie tlien cleared and the closed at 1 o Uo  and several bridge bills and jmbbc buildings bills pispetl motion of Mr Kawley the senate took tip and to consider irniitfdiate'f alter tlie morning buaineba on Monday next the world s fan bill ________ ______ WAR CLAIMb. The Payment of Court Before the House April 'Ilie bowse wont into committee of the who'e on tlie private calendar Tlie first bill on the calender was the bill making appropriations for the payment of awards of court claims to war clatmints Mr Thomas, of Him offered a resolution that the bill be reported back to the hoi se with the recommendation that it be ret mmitted with instructions to tlie committee iiw.tr cl miib to iruiuire into the 1 jyalty of ea n The secret jry of war had transmitted to the i ommucte suit e the report of the bill a st Ument showing that in eight} (our the cla.ini.mt had nltd vourhers for bupplies furnished to tne it aiinv or to the c onfedentc Imn or (t me some other thing indicating; Mr MtO nnas proi osed the p s of the billfortwo weeks ui r to m portnitv for private investigation, the bill to Le then called up for hnal action Mr Hoekdale of Mississippi argued that the fa< t that the man h id il the u her for furnishing supplies to the ontedoratc truit was no proof of his dulnjaltt If he had not the vou ard here tortaj The drop fell at 12.37 His neck was broken and he was dead in twelie minutes The con tlcumed man faced death bravely and joined in a on the scaffold THfc. HREA.CHFR TAKES tP OLI WTJOT An unusual incident oocnrred just before the execution Rev Charles reterson, a min later, who has been tbe Spiritual adviser of LJzy, was on the scaffold with Iiini After leading in prayer and praise, I'eterson stepped to the front of the scaffold and addressing the crovd, said "I am a poor man, and for two weeks I have neglected my work In order to save the soul of this poor sinner here I am out of money and if the crowd present will contribute something for my benetlt, I shall be very gratelul He then stepped down and parsed his bat around through tbe erowd and received several dollars. Now we are he said to the when he had finished, and a moment later the drop fell BEJOirrSG OVER TtTE DFATH J F Hirgroves, of Georgia, whose mother was fo> Elzy several jears witnessed tlio execution, and clapped his hands for joy when it was all over FLZF'S BVD nECOBn Klzv was bang for the ntnrder of J W Meadows, a wlute man, committed the condemned man made a full confession, was taken down by a shorthand writer He had committed four murders, and abont twentj rob- benes and other smaU crimes Four years ago he robbed and mnrdcreu Mra HarKroves near Maple- ton, da. He also murdered a white man abont a month before committing the Meadows murder He robbed and murdered an Italian peddler near this city He was the leadCT of an organized band of negro robbers and murderers Four of his gang were with him at tbe Meadows murder One of them was hong two months sent to prison for life, and stilt another is In jail awaiting triaL About two after the Meadows murder Klsy was arrested for highway robbery Soon after his arreet be confemed tbe murder of and cave tfae off hbi Ktsf only old- He when be years oldv A TRAIN TURNS OVER -4AJO GEORGIA R4111tOAlX OfflCI 1LS A NARROW ESCAPE FROM DEATH. Accident Near Jue ID to Aujjnita and Taken Home on Litters, AUGUST v, Oa Apnl l-v pij tra n on tbe Gainesville, Jeffersoi in 1 Southern rail- road, contaiiuua HemphiH. Robinson, Treasurer Hiciiards. Supenisor licli. Engineer Stulb. of tha Georgia railroad and (.tneral Mai ager il- kius, of tbe narrow ind llouto Hurlbert, of the Southern Express tonpany, was erturncd t'ns aftcrnonn near Jug and all tlie ofhcers nan ei uere or less injured Supervisor Betl vi the w ors> hurt a se on 011 the head. Superintendent Ilemphill was painfully in- jured about the hips, ini Treisurer Kuharda had liia knee and ankle batlh sprained The train was runiniie alt mt twenty miles an hour when, ifio u some unknown cause, it turned over 1 he injure I brought to Augusta t >nu it ind tikeu on litters JSmio of them arc to injuicl THE I' Ot T An Exhibit of the Moiie> huh Is Made and SIMM t in  l T) M irninij all tomorrow will c mt 1111 no fotts that will be gratiiving to the citizens of un- pretentious Oriftin Tins with its u'-iial wide inake ideis bafl compiled the Ij theMrunuiu.ua- facturuig interests in the 4 if w paid inonthH ti> tno Th" fignrt ehuw a consolidated month j pai r f d in )iitn and is tin i u e t i i e if tt 4 e ifc of uioiu j matti in -in e tilt! tstib- li-hinent of to maiij r n J t t rit-s This imonnt in f tlit aaljnes paid bookkeepers ami n It will I e bone in mind >lso tint the monpjr the-iewiire e inn re. inw i nm pally irom oTIn r and s ne >t it li H tin r nat ns. It IK no JJJK >mm n tJjiJj t j t J i i u ol tmr t rv rmrlccd to j oi its in hind ami otlior iiati na the r 1 1 II I HI J 1 I 1 1 M Tlie sime pjjMrwillann n the. la t Hut front Tanum Ht to IhHi nlv jl ntd in SpalfhiiK (ountj 1 i rr mom fi in IIIOIKV it ntlinp; itr r winch A m been Kivt-n It is doubtlul il counts in tbtt st ite show a Ixtt4 r rci nl an i u> itj lirif- rtn fi size cdii a largtr j 13 r ill t men wha earn their bread by tin. awcjt f thLir >wtj tliaa is here presented A UKSTf Ogden, Utah, the Capitol of the New OCDKN, Utah April Is j -Ar. arc IWIHK maue fu tl 11 citj for tho inoht elaborate cirniv al er IieM outsi io ot Now Oi loans Hie al ii to b  tho diref torm of that pageant The carnn al vi ill be opened June JOth, and au immense p ilacc is course of construction, the rloor of which wiil ftccom- modato one tliouband In tins v structure balls aii4l will be 1 o'd every night diinnp tlio carmvil will coiitini.o from Juno JOth to July Ctli. inilurempnt will beoffeietl the military, and the directors wish to make tins the occa- sion of the most numerous eitheriiijl ol niili- taiv comj auies, lioth from the orvica an 1 from the militia cr hold in the u est. J he surress of tltt1 carnival is insured mrl Jt is intended to inaugurate a c is torn which will be kept up from vear lo veir the lebratiou to be know n as the carnival of tho >in of the west Kex II, king of being supposed to hold his kingdom in to Kex I knig ot the rroreiit city carmial If all the profirainme is cirned out il to bo one of tho greatest pageants ever wib> nessed 111 Auierici As to Alaltama a Next SFT MA A hi Apnl IH il nent among who iueiitione4 for the next governor of Alabama i-> the name of Joseph F Johnson t f Jefleis m county. Though he has never held ottu o he lia-s sinca the ciose of the war bee n pnxnnif ntlv identi- fied witli the poJitit s of tlie and ILM served for four yeirs as tuirinati of tlie state democratic exernti ve rum rni t tee He is sound, true blue deinoerat his r hesitated to speak out 5ns an! ha.-t a [toUini factor in the dev elopiuent of the se< ti n in which he lives As a man w ho has a success of all his undertakings w ho is known and respected at home as woll is abroad, and who his i breadth of mind to c unnreheud all tlie of ery he f tn 11 of the state he could direet such i now of oinitil and into the state a.s would and gize every section of the state Alabama needs a good business T ia-i at head A man ho has al to his peo- pie when power aud orhee w n wftll unfiounded enthusiasm The postal card pnnt ng troul lefc at Hares eati-'fact-jnU Hmii] offering yesterday at I22for four cents, l l -LVi al1 epted 1 lor fot r and a- John F Britz has been nominated as derno- cratic candidate for congreaa fruio the >nd In- diana district A meeting of jonrnalists will lx> in to protect against the recent expulsi ju oi i reneh juoroalists from Rttfoe An Amencan syndicate has parr a con- trolling Interest tn all tbe binding twine l tn Canada, except one in Ontario The Pan American congress did not r and t tf> time for tlie ingof tbeir excnrsiaa Utroagh the stwtL been changed till tonight In tbe boose of commons yesterday evening. Bamuel gmiUi'ft motion in favor of a conferencw on rejected by a of to 87 Abnhan Bocardos, raperintendent or mails the >fflceit RocbMtcr. N ith robbtng tbe oi totink   

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