Atlanta Constitution, April 25, 1890

Atlanta Constitution

April 25, 1890

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Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - April 25, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia HE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION XXI. ATLANTA, GA., FRIDAY MORNING, APRIL 25, PAGES. PRICE FIVE CEHTS. [JfiAlSSTTHE LAW. .TE1H THlTHOUSE YESTERDAY and the Civil Her Lodga U" Alike Speak Ice i c a Spat it r tpnl 24 ho house There were not ariTversona'Hies of and 1 not a s ngle mem But itwaa in Tie abuse .f the smith was laid tho south w as aid aside and sul stunted TJitse au 1 left, from democrats t. The commission in for s share of tie abuse while mem- parties charged t'uU the laws da> and as they could not had be rt pM n or the liws j forom it provoked i d M.USMIOH which m i .attack upon the inMi-ciifurtemeut of the and declare i th it tht> mid be re rf outnght S iino a argued like 'udid Mr II mk of renucfsst.0 Cheiale, and a 1 republicans ind Henderson, of Iowa w AS T man on either sido who claimed tho laws and were enforced bj Ben is the U uler He was not Jed Messrs McKmley and Butter said the Jaw s w ere j roper, and stem! but di 1 not sa> they eifoned Vr Houk of Tennessee ;rer came bark at them and said if they ded to read im n o it t f tl o iep ihlicjin for oppos l! u e mil he di hi t be ie% c hey would uavo a ['s guard left HeRK 8 KBl UY TO LODGE ,'onngHenrj Cab t Lodee chimed m that Houk was not a true republican if ho was Mr Houk turned ind provoked uproarious lighter by saving Look htro ing nTin I was preaching wrepobhcin d e rine nd working for the irtv before jou discirdod The discussion was neb, rare and racv all trough but tbe amendment to cut oil the ,1 for tho commissions, Mjted bv 1 to bl However had the vote on i straight-out proposition to repeal ae civil service it would have c mini by a ag majority The question cinie up in the ippropnatioi 3 committee w hen tho bill w as here bong considered The members wcic to LI ttuig off the appr I mil n wnt i reoealiug tue laws, but the niijontj were favor of repealing the entire civil ice sjstcm It is probab e that a aeasure will be brought up in the hou o the entire ind then It in (if t tie Crourgii men were, divide 1 Messrs i andler Grimes and Tan cs wtel to stnkf D i the, toj ri itions Clement I csler S'evnrt Tun er ind B! >uut agau st it J. lie other members Other paire i or not in the I ill at tho ti ne R ITFVS C--1 p in r duct. 1 o] en sh-xll a open f r Hi tiansact) >n w cr to 111 t the ballot make returns of i ion and tlie 1st cnn v iss tho billots and ccrJifj to returns and two of an entire eon grcsHiotr il district b" f t st n i n t. xr inbers of ec are cast a sui t ,blo n >r nis( nptu n Cons m of the land forfutaro bill oieujiu 1 Un rei 11111 ler of the iftenioon ex pt tho tune spent m a brief se-> KAI SLPK.K1 J Senator Hoiu-liitmiliir-i the Bill and Senator Puijh a Protest WA.SHIM TON April On motion of Afr Grs> tht bouse b I1 to trinsfer the re-venue marine itn. t, fn m tlit, treasury department to tie y .utim nt w LS t-ikon up for consiiierati n Tlie unei linenta rejorttl from the committee 011 A! afFaiis to Ptfiuhiig consideration of the revenue cutter Bill Mr Hoir from the committee on and peyxirted 13 an or measure) the bill td amtiut and supplement the electiou laws of tl I uited States ami to proude for the more elhc ent enforcement of Rich laws and it -was i 'aced on the calendar Pughwwd rreouient is a member of the committee or ami clci t us I leairc to say tint tne rtyort of tli Ml) tsos. 1 1 osed t y every inpml pr ol tlir romjinttee The minor mr members of the committee regard the bill aa m us It suhbtautiall' jnpn out then MUition (f c tiont thatiiasixivt dforaci-nturj -with iair L i, n% publu n f r a chinge It l IK. in rs to oversee state and dLgradmg these Thavice presi Debate 13 only in order unanimous consent Mr I hope lhat unanimous consenj ?iven being no object on Mr Pugh cowtm n of tlio T nitcd SritCT stitntfs the jndu li and p 'n 8 Ln l s n t Cpk 11 or ler of this countr> resisted 1 j iiarliamentirj ercry method allowed bj the cuuati Kr Reagan asked Mr Hoar what he mean tbatll'e bill was reported aj ai aj an that the mittee had 1 a 1 a Inrirf of election tl w U lt; aud that 1 of report (bout irncd ot it, tho senate ad COMING TO THF SOtTH. V Party of Northern Capital- ists ou the Way BOSTON M iss Aj 11! 24 V et ill ti un of Fullmin left this ror TalHpoosa Oa to Satnr eHj Vpri] at midnight The train will reniiinm Tallapoosa dunng Snudaj, Monday nul Tuesdiii attending the sale on Mondiy ami Vpnl -hth and Irain will Mew ork city Friday moVniiig Ihis excursion will be one of the raosv eii- able that ever went to the southern stated, and abiindan opportunity for the merits of the many growing and prt grtSHive cities in the great new south, and tlie opportunities for making profitable Ihe route will bo via New oik, ashing ton Ho moke, a Knoxville, Tenn Chatta nocgti 1 enn Rome, Ga and Ala giving abundant opportumtv for seeing these As the train will run special the en tire distance sufficient time will be given at all points of interest lnlei is laaiiKnratedespecial H for the auction nale at Tallapoosa on the and parties w ill be allowed sufticient time to make side excursions to 1 ort Payne, t hattinooga DecAttir Florence Birmingham uid of the many cities surround The excursion will be in charge of E P Carpenter, of this company, as well as es of tlie railroads excursion w ill pass, ind possible w ill be done for the comfort of the ex cursionists THJB MEAOE passed down within fifty jards of the flooded district last a full extent of the disas- ter could be seen FOa THE KOAT Grouped together in little knolls between the broken levees, through which the water rtuhed with fury, were scores of both whites and blacks, some witb liabies 111 their arms, while others hid doRB secured by.cords Man) of them had nothing elbe lit tlie world except tho clothes thoy wore on their backs When tho discovered a scene like this a stage was bwung out and tlie stricken were taken aboard Equally as sad a scene was the poor dumb tattle standing in the water actually starving Many of them had not tasted food tn four days Their gauixt forms contrasted strangely with their The "Oacotflh" was unable to handle cattle jcsterday but today her boiler deck is a first c stock pen ONE OF KANT A family named Luke, residing se% eral miles aboio Bajou Sara, was rescued tlub morning There were fifteen people in the familj Monday morning they were prosper ous being owners of a large plantation a well-equipped store and one hundred of htork Today nothing remains watei but tho eives of their resiliences A asse, ty feet wide, broke directly in front of their at noon Monday, and the fanul} hal a In ely time to rcich the levee before six feet of water coveroel the place The asse now four hundred feet wide There ire bun drcds of such tales to be told The 'Picotah is a busy boat tod After discharging her lumber and other ma tcnal at Grand Bay she proceeded directly to Old nvcr, and rescued 300 head of cattle that ad been In the for four dajs Com- iiRdown, stock and people w ere picked up erj w here, and when the Oacotali' reached ?ayou Sara she had one thousand head of ittle and nearly five hundred people on board Thoy were landed, and the beat im- mediately left on a return voyage The 'Dicotah is doing excellent work and not inlv is she blessed on every side but the coiporation which sent her as well THIHTFl-N PU1JSHKS Major Martm president of the polite ry accompanies the boit on her errand nercy Ilefemng to their efforts to hold the, he said it was a hard fight but they had ost lit cannot estimate tho damage, but says thirteen parishes will be Tho now number thiitefii At Grand Bay last men were busily eiigiged effort to bold Patt n dyke, an immense earth work tliat protects ten large plantations in lower Pomte Coupee from the iood It rained all day yesterday and last night, but the mer is falling The worst has come in Pomte Coupoe and tho people are re signed It was a bitter all round butthe rn er got tho best of it Major Glenn last rocett ed a che as a dozen distinct shocks were felt COLUMBIA WANTS THEM. HE WAISTS HIS MONEY. THAT HE NEVER GOT THE REWARD Wfcfeb XfmA Offfarad. for the of The Southern Preu Association Invited te mn Excursion. COLUMBIA, 8 C April 34 [Special citi7cns of Columb'a, through turnr board of trade md the Columbia Press club, today ex- tended a cordial invitation to the members of the Southern Press association to spend a diy m Columbia after the conclusion of their an- nual meeting at Charleston Columbia is anxious to entertain tliis distinguished body of journalists and promises them a worm wel- come, endeavor TV ill be mode to make their stay pleawaiit All arrangements for transportation hither and for the carrying out of a programme of entertainment have been made On the morning following the conclusion of the meeting, a special train tor the accommodation of the members will Charleston at 7 a m arriving at Columbia at 10 20 a m Trama leave Columbia (or all points east and west three times a day A committee will wait upon tlie association in Charleston to accompany the members to Co- lumb a EXPLOSION OF DYNAMITE. A Great Gathering of Men crsed In Horno NASHVILT F, Tenn Apnl 34 Today opened unfavorably, the rain falline all during the early morning, but several hundred people came to Belle Meade to the twenty- third annual sale of the The Memphis train was late, and the sale was t J B, Prathes, MarysnUe Mo II C Douglass Ed Bouclass, W U Letcher Itiehinond, Kj Kinsey S Stunt and K. F Roberts, of George- tow n Ky B J Jolinston, Ben Bruce Sanndcrs Brnce, all of New York J T nt Reno, Nev G W Hall, N Y Buek IranlUm, J E McDonald, E Curtis, former owner of Egmont, of Mt Vonion, Ind A L of K Y Dan Koii- J F B Jackson Birmingham, Ala Dune Harding, Nashville, C H Gillock, Murray Kellar, KT f Fd Oorngan, J M Brown, Sam Brjant aud Tom Kiley. Sixty-three colts and twenty brood mares were sold for a total of aa average oi Si Ou2 Ten Iroquois colts brought eieven Iroquois Jtlhes, S10t530, seven Great Tom colts, iro 525 three Great Tom fillies, S2.400, lour Luke Blackburn colts. fne Luke Blackburn five Bramble colts, two Bramble fillies, Sl.375, seven Enquirer three Knquirer fiUies, one SAXOQ Odt, OKO VoUigenr fllley, one Vatontele filly, S600. one Pleirtm fiHy, ud Several Fernonft Lose Their Llioa in the Cooflasratloii. Pa April G o'clock this monun? fire was discovered in the large new building owned and occupied by the Cnicorn Silk Manufacturing company, of .New York, with offices at 13 and 35 Greene street An alarm was quickly sounded, but owing to the hour, the fire companies, which are com posed of volunteers, mainly of workmen em plowed in the different furnaces factories and mills were under the impression that the whistles were calling them to their day's work and did not respond until the fire had been burning about twenty minutes Upon theirarrjvaJ at tlie scene of the con- flagration, considerable difficulty was exper- ienced in securing water for the fire engines, as the mill was built on a bluff, overlooking the Lelugh Coal and Navigation Company's canal and Lehigh rner, half a mile from the town They ran. their engines down a hill, on the other side o bhouM be paid I assure you that I hid to take the or no monej at all A postscript to tlie letter adds Perhaps these people from. Atlanta claim tUej paid the It s no such tiung THE EXPECTED DECISION The hearing of irgumentb in the case of the Capital ity bank against Defaulter NeUoii ,nd others has been postponed from time to tune until finally the case has just now been submitted with arguments in writing Justice Kennedy, before whom the case was tried in tho supreme court is expected to his decision within a few dajs CHABHBD GLADSTON E ON THE HIM, The Dwavf QUMK aUam Ovvr of taw LOSTDOJT, Apnl arrival Bnuaote practically completed great aarand rormallr dfoemntaa upon nwita. aad Germany are bath attacking DIM tUe public press, bnt lean aouttiTe that wrt of thing ttun formerly, aad, ao as be replies at all, doer aa uuwtly and mthoot aczifnony. unpin iaJly dechnu to ahtue Rrnin or to barafaly his conduct. Thfl Jadepence Beige aecored from Stanley a nieat iutarestmg swtes of letters, latest of which deals largely with the dwarf tribe of the forest Re says they an the oldest aristocrats in the world, with instttntioiui datiug back fifty centuries They are ruled a queen, a beautiful, charming little woman, who n as exceptionally kind to and his comrades He intended to bring to Europe along with other dwarfs, but she she was so ill on the road that she had to be sent back and the others died when they emerged from the foredt to the plains Them are numerous photographs of them, however, and Stanley maks the queen a conspicuous nre in his book The dwarf a are of olUe com- plexion, remarkably intelligent, ingenious tificersin Iron and ivory, and probably only monogamous race in Africa Whene% er Stanley appears In public he ceives an ovation Enormous numbers o( ca- ble dispatches, letters, and presents are reach- ing him Burgomaster Buls, tn proposing the health of Mr Stanley, prophesied that Airicft wonldl become what America U today Iu reply Stanley said he foresaw the day when would start by steamer from Antwerp W viatl their brethren itt the Congo state Pf STIVE -JttDCK. Vurther ot Pined Himtalf for Prom the Oakland Tribune The jog broke loose again laaC night It roared and noted and raised a merry hmlabeioo It drifted its judicial owner domt into the district which ha hones to repnneM in tha next legislature, and titan it invalvod hint a discussion which ended dwMtrousljr. All of which means that Jndgo Alex law hus been out with the hoys anbi Last night about 11 o'clock He blew Frank Magture's salooa at the comer of Fourth street aud Broadway, it he had been cata- pulted by "drastic lift of pent volcanic fires He was soon in trouble with a bystander Aa insult passed, aud a caaQeitce wu accepted Judge Laidlaw stripped for the fray carefully removed his judJcai spectacles Witb painstaking care he unhooked hia watch Hit purse, too, ho lifted from hia pocket, tnordet that its bulk of coin might not hamper hit mot euaenU He placed the glasses, the watch, and the coin in his coat pocket, remoTcd coat, and handed It to Frank E White, an terestad on-looker Then he sailed in Judge Laidlaw U no slouch with his bat 4 man who picks up a scrap In JTrank gulre's saloon is apt to ran against a winner. Judge Laidlaw ran against just that kind of man Before lone he was "bleeding at every vain The rich Judicial blood dyWtue r ing sands of the arena The judge was i up He cried quit Then he turned to look for his coat The coat, O, where was it' Ask of Frank White, who, in the darksome, was fleeing tike a bird. Laidlaw at once started on the trail, leaving behind him a thin trickle of his own bine blood. _m told the story of his loaf iTodgUina hook wi) the scent, and the patrol wagon Thoy knew white residmec, aatA flew out into the Second ward At tlie 3 mo- tion of Sau Pablo aieuue and Petalta street they came up with "While, .jauutlj wearing the Laidlaw coat tin Laidlaw spectacles the, Laidlaw watch ths Laidlaw and the Laidlaw not tho Laidlaw That is for the eleit hito was charged with grand and Judge Laid law went home to another attack of acute gastritis "VS lute was 111 the courtT this nioruiDff Laidlaw was not HAI> A GREAT SI'IIEK ON WATfcll. lives It believed that fear of arrest i_ hilists led to the commission of the deed. ai- He an ArgTjment Aeainst tbe Govern mint's Scheme. LONDON, ApnJ 24 Gladstone resumed debate on the laud purchase bill this emng He said he w as opposed to tl e bill under an iction that it complicated, without undertaking to solve, the difficulty He had been encouraged to hope for a solution by Lord Salisbury s declaring that the meas- ure would not impose a burden upon the Bntiah taxpaver lie was disappointed, however when BaJfour informed tlie house that the measure pledged the countrv to the extent of without mentioning the possibility of further amounts being asked Regarding Mr Pamell's plan, it was new in principle Its general purpose was clear, but be was not certain that he comprehended the details [Con- laughter] It was Mr Parnell opposing tho govern- ment, as he did, to deem it proper to propose an alternative Hestronglysympathized with one object of Mr Parrell'splan whereby land- lords would not be expatriated, but would be retained It would be a sorrowful conclusion of the life of the landlord claw if, when local government was established in Ireland, they did not take part in adjusting affairs Bal- fonr's bill presented a number of dubious points, which made it difficult to discover f ally the character of the measure Some of the proposals were so obviously objectionable as to justify their rejection A bill of this kind ought to be confined to landlords already in possession It should not encourage landlords to become buyers of land in order to take ad- vantage of the enormous bonus offered [Hear' hear'f The provision respecting two years' arrears required which it would be difficult to find [Cheers.] Another objection cutting near the root of the bill, was the method proposed for ascertaining the net rant of land It was so bad that it would enable the land- lord to obtain oorapexuation anon a Urge man of income that he had never received. fHecr! bear'] There to be no charge for manage- ment, for rent, expenses of nor of bad with other necessarily falling upon (he landlord The effect of this was that they might be eiving, uutead of seventeen years purchase, twenty or twenty-hve Mr Ooachen appealed to the house not to allow political opinions to warp their judgment on the bill. Kussell, Dillon and othexa alao discussed the bill the Vote of the Presbyteries. KK.W YOBK, April Independent this week publishes the returns of rote tn the Presbyterian church on tin revision of the confenftm M fafth fcote 179 Of thew 110 for reriatan, Baseball Yesterday. The Baltimore-Hartford game postponed OB account of raw. At 7 Brooklyn 3 Toe 'Washington Nev Havln game postponed on account of rain At 18, Cleveland 19 Tbe Wilmington Jersey City game postponed on account of rain At given to Boston by Welch re- futing to continue to pitch. Tbe score vtood, Boston 2, New York 2. At St- LouisC, Toledo 5- TSte cane postponed oa aoooant rain. Tbe Reformed Member of and Hilnriooji Friend From the Philadelphia Telegraph There is i member in the bouse who has fop man> been fond of fluid to ignrate The other day resoh ed to quit 1 don't know for how long On thft very day of this resolntion but be- fore it had had time to pool or crow feeble ha met a fnend with whom he had often spent merry evening The first proposition was to go and dnnk The member who viitlial is IH. onginal fellow said he did not drink, but ha would go along They went to a fashionable restaurant the fnend ordered wine and the member took ter He managed to mike as merry as hut companion More wine was ordered and mora water and T.I the friend w armed under the in- flnence of the active liquor the member fal- lowed in all the menmtnt of Jus mood When the wine drinker pounded tlie table with nsts in maudlin cnergj and called for more nine cursed the waiter and asked where Itix straws were then ordered deviled crabs and lobster sahd, pickled pigs' feet, and diamond' backed terrapin the member did likewise He grew aa hilarious Jw his fnend, sat in his chair, hammered the table, cursed waiter, and ordered as great conglomeration of food as ever a jolly inebriate fancied pal- ate demanded His toiigued wagged aa thick as that of Ins fnend be sat as limp in his chair with na great an air of recklewnexH and! abandon So the evening went on the fnend drinking wine and the member drinking wai- ter, but each showing tlie same idences ot intoxication When they lAft the restaurant tfce fnend staggered, and to did the member Tlie bat was mashed on the back of his hemd The member's bat was down over one eye. friend pot the v month the mem they saw each otuer home or rather tho fnend was seen home eafely After which tba member straitened up and became as sober aa a Scotch deacon said the member with a confi- dential wnwper in the ear of bu fnend "rt to ]twt an much fan M being actually drunk and I have no headache but I tell you confiden- wrong end of his cigar in nber did likewise, and thea tially that X never ter at one time before la my life." so ranch Potomac wa- SHJU.BDEVK, Ont, April 24 well-to-do farmer, named Momsou, living two miles from here, after drowning three of bis chil- dren in a barrel of rain-water, attempted to drown himself m a creek. Some of his neigh- bors found him lying by the- creek in a pre- canons condition There ta 90 hope of hu recovery Ko reason can be assigned for the tragedy A Crime, TKCCTOV, K April 34 icrpvy nftnml Palmer, aged seventy, shot and killed bis wife this morning, she lay asleep tn a tent be- tween bee two danffttteta. Be attempted to the girls, bnt failed, awl tben killed the aanepistot. TELEGRAPH BREVITIES. rreab rtrikM are reported from Atutna Tie elgtat- day Chicago Li on. rmidrnt Canot rertwred the parade at yesterday Oronnd, wa> broken yecterday it for the new building of the Imremtjr of tto Sooth The ctrtfce of laMen at Brockton Maw e yeMenUr, the arm agreeing to pay a cent advance in wages It to rumored that ttaere are atriovu rtmrarfiaM In the r renctt miniMrjr, and an early coUapae Cor a of tte the cabinet te feared. A will be executive committee committee to be held in Xay nb. Tbe Maryland teglriative eoouBittee inquiring Into the Htalfeasaoea of cat-State Trcamrvr Archer, yesterday discovered of tbe muw- iniE bonds which were to have been lotc. Tne dedication remains at Tbefdeaof the constituent ft is now JEWSP4PER! ;