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   Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - April 26, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia                               THIS PAPER CONTAINS- 16 Pages. THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. PAET. Pages 1 to 8 I "VOL. xxi. ATLANTA, GA., SATURDAY HORNING, APRIL 26, 139O. FIVE CENTS. TWO SEW STATES rtff MEXICO AND UTAH ON HAND In the by Which Senator T0% rr es ire t< 1 c in vio -rt s tbev arc Mcxieo vnd I Uh ublicaim t Hit houbo committee ou LtarfAlnvederu'td t the two bills Tho (i, ttits of tho committee the UmissK ii but in .kn.fr tnoMtiou tt cr un fcunros XS HI JTFMB amiiitt.iv lull the The M n 11, arc -Uldeimerits o M li _e. v kmecrvtu on a l-< pn rote but tho ill Jian of the Mor Binllniakoit ixpu TKK MtW IIF ft, [or admiKie GO1! KRNOB GOKDON 174 NEW YOKK Wuore Be tVlll Probaftlr Bfematn tTWtl Ntvi YOKK A) ril Gordon and Treasurer HaTdteman, are seen dally in Wall street Just now, going in atid out of the leading banking houses, wearing ex prcssioni of countenances which betoken im- portant financial negotiations I met tho governortodav, and asked lum if ho -was read} to say anything to THK CONSTI- TLTION with reference to tho contemplated now is-sue of -efriite bonds He replied "I ran only that Colonel Hardoman and I iro meeting ".'til eiery possihJo encourage- ment In tlie negotiations for the sale of tlio new bonds, and v e are both vary sanguine of rolmng a handsome price for them I eli u t feel -n arranted in predict ing any figure that i 11 Ur a ctnstiUitu r m-ituut orial onvenlioi mtbetemton Md wmmlY  onators from thit they vro ready to aduntuvmh the eons'iti tion recently of tho house com want another territorial convention the republican', will not he ir to it will report the bill in its present shape Thus, under tho i get all tour ators fr m tlio two democr The democrats hw e d so to speak but thej will make hard Mit sguitet tho bill m both liouxs ami senUe JIajorMcKmlcs, of OIno, has iiresulentiil aspiration-, Conswiucutly ho is to be made theuctimof a plot by republican rival in thescjatc Senator of Iowa one of the defeated fmtluUtss m tlie last repubhr-vn pr-auleiuial convention 18 at the bottom ol it Th" plot is to throw McKmlej s tariff bill ovwboard when it reaches the senate, am. substitute r a tariff bill fruiied on the basis of the Allnou I ill of last session, which parsed the senate a substitute for the Mills bil! Senator Allison and the republicans of flho senate finance committee already at work ou st ch a bill, which will be re-vdy to re port to the senVe as substitute for the McKmley bill as soon as tho latter passes the bonse The senate republicans now say it-nas never intended for the McKii.lt y bill to be come a law l set but ?m hopeful of being able to pluco Eho nt u lo ui on i three iml a hilf per cent ba s are progressing sit isfm toriK lint it will bo mi possible form to leave hem bofore tho middle or latter part of next week ftcr business Iionrs tho ernor and Coio- nt_l II irdeii nn aie evgcily claimed for soci il c rclos, antj near'y every night sJtiie entertain- ment isgUcii 111 their jionor _ WHO KILLED CLAYTON? XtXGXZT LAST VPOHi A STORY FROM A CALIFORS1A RANCH Lynched raffler, Wotild Kill the THE FLOODS. ABOUT DESOLATION AT POIKTE COUPEE. to rtUMffc at Old ITork off Rescue by Otker Flood l-XPKNSFS OK THK COMMISSION, tlie THB Tho dilTtreni.es In-tween Allison Km lej the accepted rcituolicaii tariff leaders in tho tw o liouses, 110 radical and McKmley ind his ways and mca i-s cmnimttee arc ultta protectionists bnt a liU on that idea anil his i ill sav does not represent tlio pro f; t itinieut of tho irtj BpsHlu, t! c r< i ti (ii lit IJA of Sttret irj B3aniP is Itivo.l n, i r i scheme fc r re ij io  V 11 anl tho ite bill rirrj out at !e xit in jtart lilrtiiio s w fho immc i-. t tl e M Km lev 1 li pass the IIOEIW? is it is uid iifn it reat 1 3 tho st uiti substitute tlio AUiaon 1 P HLIlfc 11IK 111 IS T 1 T VKF I L VCF leu the b U tn tho t nf r neo t nutUe tlie figl t lo male Should Mt Kin h Ul o it no I itiou uo ctjactc On tlm oEht i h iml I he jsuicumb it w onld bo xn a luusiH n tli xt he vi as mnblc to uh the <1 icstion to nlnch lit, li xs en almost his eii tire lift In either ent t 10 ontl ok for Mo Kmley is net I'ce I is to Ite con nertcduith ind Ingalls in plot MrKinkv They think Me Kn Ipy is thinj tou T-nd that his need cltpi ing i. B TO Ho HI- S Hjs Small J5 senile re consi 1( ration of tlie r ulroacl 1 in 1 for future, bill in I Mr C xll argument 111 or of tho amen linent ofTernI him as to tin forfeituro of raitruad hinds in Mr Cummin KH an Amendment t' Appropriation BUI. TON, Vpnl Cannon of Illinois from tho cnmmittooon appropriations r mt resolution 00ft to omblo the secretary of waT to distribute i Uion-. f >r tho relief ol destitute people in the th tru t Mil'ovvcd by the Mississippi and its I lie se j 000 people. The committee did not m vko a larger appropriation, because it vroa informed that on May Idth, next, tho lezisl-v- tnre of Louisiana would be session and the appropnitinn recommended would furnish lations until that time Mr liland Missouri inquired where con- gress fenud the authority to appropriate money for the reliel of the people of tbe va nous states Mr Eintion rcp'iod that lie found it in prer eUents and iu the starving demands of J5.000 person ihe joint resolution was to 24 On motion of Mi JJutterwortli, of Ohio 1JO house went into com mtttco of tho whole (Mr PAJSOII, of Illinois, in the on tho legiaZatne appropriptioii bill On motion o! Mr Bayers, of Texas, an adopted providing that here ifter cry application for examination before the en il ice commission shall be accom- panied by the certificate of an officer, with his nthcial seal ittachod of the county and state ipi int cUuni to be a citizen this pros ision not to apply w> persons who may be in the and boek promotion or appoint- ment in other branches of the government tf On motion of Mr Oummings an amendment was adopted providing for the ictinl' trav elincc expenses of the commission mstt 11 traveling expenses, as pr  cime in from tho ommittep rooms ai d cloak looms aiul nftj six of them to the ca.ll Ihon Mr Call went on his but before he had 1 eon tilk niK lia'f hour the same statt, of had restated itself and ho stopped to 11 ako cornel unt th U he h 1 1 but feu hearers Ho that if tlie 1 1 1 only look in and t] LPIH in tho senitt cMmlwr tho> form in tl mum th xt tlio lay was I ass IM n In. K M na uis of iny use m the fitvennneiit of the c-.unti> If the public de maud could IUIM_ no response in the aenate the iwdp a uou 1 hi d it out it no distant da> and tlvcrt. was enough of intelligence and forre and poTTpr m pubht 01 mion for the people to do n that r dttcutl Jiyihonld bt gn en to tho coKiidtratiuii of ou mi ed his argument m ex Pjanitton an 1 idvocicv tf the amendment oiforeil tij him in the interest of settlers on 1 m Is m t loridx The lands in ques- tion on the hue of tho Tampa road had been sold -ilie s ud to the late Edward N Dicker sou aud were owm d by great cnnitahsts and men of brt at pohJical unporfinoo, who wevestanhng behind the attemm to deprno Pptflf setilci> of thoir homes lie declared tho tran-, i ti n (the ale of rulroad lands frnidv-lent inSe-very particle ana flhu ho ttepttd Mr D'cker from alt imputation. The amendment wiiicli he wv, nhol y m thoiuterebt settlers udaniee Mr deoTRo in of Mr Calls oil61! ai Is me pretty se% ere vhniqs awmt the ibs.nf-p o' scnitt n from At 1 1 d k ihoMu-i pres dent announced x U 1 tin joint Km >n aimro- M) f r t? t relief of suffeiei' by n joint resoln {or nis signa- t he Tho Jackson Herald Position Against Him Jr-nn SOY, Ga, April Jicksou Hei in tho issue of tins week, comes ont boldly and iqunrely ajraimt Judge J lines Prown for congress, and ocates t-xrttr T-xte Our CTcellent papci will m dt rse no m-xii does not place himself s on the Cleveland platform and says that it is i reflection on onrboasted democratic district that we must nominate a man whose policy sxu h that ho will be indorsed by the republican paity or get republican votes The Silver Bill. WASHINGTON, Apnl 35 a special meet mg of tlio iioyse couinuttee on coinage, weights and measures today. Chairman onger, was authonred by a stnct party ote, to offer the silver bill agreed upon in caucus Wednesday iiTfjlit in place of the modified Windom silver bill vlready reported by tlie committee when tlio latter is taken for cousideration, m the houbo Rev Sam P Jones tn Charlotte. CKA.HT UTTE, N C Apnl Sant Jones the wonderful Georgia einn gehst arrived MI Charlotte early this morning, and began today a series of eight meet- ings in the big tabernacle, erected specially for tho occasion He preiUied at 11 o clock this morning, at three this -xftemoon and again at tonight Vast crovvds rlock to service, and great enthusiasm is nnnifesteu Mr Jones is in excellent liciHh, and his scr- mons are the most powerful here ined about ontj five witnesses today, nearly all of whom wore negroes The latter teeti- fied that they voted at White River precinct in W oodruff couiitj at the presidential elec- tion in November each sweanrrg that he cast a straight republican ticket containing tho name of John M Clayton as candidate for congress. Last night County Clerk Ferguson, of "W ood- rtiff county Judge McClnro attornej for tho and J II Ilarrod, attorney for the coiitestee, counted the ballots m the White precinct Tins nioming they re- ported to the committee that they found tlio result to be votes for lircckinridgo and 44 for Clayton A m jonty of tho negroes TS ho tostihcd were nnxblo to rt, id and toald not tell the tiLkets sliown them were the ones thej voted or not Tl positive, however of Imx ing voted for Clayton In a very few cases the ballots showed the j ha 1 i oted for In this stxtc a niiinber is written on tho ticket rnrro? ponding- to the number opposite tlie name of the voter 111 the poll books so that it to ascertain the tit k( t c-xst by p ich vote r In nearly all oiyes in a nejjro iinible to read had cast Ins i.otc tho ballot, produced was a straight dcmocratu one Tho committee will proceed tomorrow with tlie examination of about foity witnesses from Vmo Uluff the home of the late John M Clay ton Isext week hundred witnesses from How ird township C unway countj 111 whicli is Flummery illt tho place where Clayton was assassin xted, will bo here to their testimony Tho committee will not only to elicit CM dence that will reveal tbe identity of the parties who stole the ballot box in that town ship but will also try to find out w no it was that killed Clayton Mr Hreckmridge stated to the committee tod xy that he hoped the estimation would take the widest hcope MtClure asked Judge county judge of Woodrnff coun tj if be was not a member of tbe so-called immigration society of M oodruff ronnty Mr liariod attorney f >r tho objected to the question, as tho society bad been organ ized since the election, and had nothing what- ever to do with the undergoing examina- tion McCIxire siid that he wanted to show that tfio society oat of the election troubles of 1HS8 an I that members of it were responsible for the election frauds in that county Mr Breckmrtdpe arose and asked that his attornejs withdraw their objection sajmg that if it wero necessary for the committee to im estigate the bociety to accomplish its ob- object, ho would plnce nothing in the way of its doing so He hoped the com- mittee would send for tho books and papers of the organization and them a thorough examination The committee thought the evidence incompetent and declined to permit Mercer lo ask any further questions Judge farther testified that had beeu county jiuUje of Woodruff county for six jears, and it each election he always appointed domocrats and. one republican an judges for each election precinct but always had aif- fimUy in finding republicans who would serve ARE GROWING RIOTOUS. We wont as high aa the month of Ked nver in search of all that needed assistance and we brought down a few people and stock Some we laudfcd at Bayou Sara and some here The steamer Henry proceeded down the Atchafalaya to see if any assistance was needed there. So far as I can see tli ere is no nesd for any further relief boats The people refuse to leave their homes I saw Captain Kingsman Wednesday evenine Ho expressed the opin- ion that the ends of the Morganra can be protected Tuesdav, and Wednesday Cap tain Uuigmau and veto doi otinc all their energies to the very important work of saving life and property So far there has been no loss of life reported, and the damage thus far in tbe overflowed sections at and in the vicinity of Morgan za, has been confined almost exclusively to crops in the field THK DACOTVH'S WOBK The steamer Dacota h, Captain Mitchell in command, has reached liere from the ovor- flofKed districts and put off e or six hundred pe6pte aad a large quantity of stock The people put off were mostly negroes, who found nadrffirulty in getting employment Severe! planters from the interior were for the purpose of getting labor for their taUona, The Dacotah weut up yesterday as far as Now Texas landing, rescuing people and stock along the route The boat transported about people to this side and could have brought many more, e people said the nver was falling and nistn hetween the employers and emplojed was the natural law and necessity of human progress Progress would cease should tho meneverJieconiesatisfieJ Content- ment was only possible either with as in wheie muuihcient nature does not ask man to work He dwelt upon the need of combating socialism, tbe victory of whrcli he aaid would mean government by the least in- telligent He predicted that socialism would give a deal of trouble yet He said that a man who would yield to the present manifestation was a coward, and that it was some timefc true beiievolenre to tho blood of the riot- ous rrtraonty in defense of the law-abidiiig majority -REVIEW OF B1TSINES3 Of the Past they preferred to stay and take chances in I'ointe Conpee Laptam Mitchell said the break in Ola Morganza at 3 o'clock yesterday waa BIX hundred feet wide, while the break in the Grand levee just below was one nwde, and washing rapidly, the soli "being of a sandv nature As these leYB8S are throe miles in length, only a comparative- ly small portion of these great worfcfl have yet been destroyed Tho boat rescued every liv- ing thing from pigs to dogs and chickens GOOD MtWS FROM OKTSNMLI.K NEW ORLEANS, Apnl 25 The Times- Democrat s Greenville, Afiss spe  la expected lo lilt all prices Silver tia9 advanced about two cents per ounce, wheat cents bushel, oats tliree contu coffee ami oil half a cent each Cotton a sixteenth pork twentv nve peiits a barrel, and stocks bave been Stronger But higher prices for wbeat 9T cents for corn, cema were marie on Tuesday and the realfnnR of sj eculitora, ties caused some decline Average for all comiuouities one cent from the 16th to the but have since de cliceii about half as mucb Opinions are much divided about tbe effect of the silver bill, if massed, some believing t'lat the brief in prices will be quickly followed by a decline when it is found thAt gold logins to go abroad But Ihe mort) common belief is that tbe measure will work safely, stimuKtinj; prices and commercial actmtj to some extent without dis'wrbing gold standard value BFPOKTS tfliis week are favorable excepting from tbe re gion affected by almost unprecedented floods in he Mississippi valley At Oalveston trade is dull too much rain affected cropft unfavorably active, because of the pros The Treasurer of the Columbus Eagle and Fhomfx MilU CHARI.OTTF, N C Apnl 23 [Special Captain A J Young, treasurer of the Eagle and Pho-nijc mills, of Columbus, Ga died on the Charlotte-bound Air Line train near King s mountain, at 3 o clock this morning, from an attack of heart disease Ttie body was brought to Charlotte and con voyed to Andrews s undertaking rooms, where it was embalmed and placed in a casket, and was sent to Columbus on this afternoon's brain Captain "Young was on his way to Philadel phia for treatment, and was accompanied by MM Young and her son andDr J K Walker the family physician Captain Young had been in declining health for six months past and a trip to Philadelphia had been decided upon Captain Young, accompanied by the party named, left home yesterday and shortly after the trip had been commenced began to fail All that could be done for his relief was done, but he sank rapidly and at 3 o'clock he expired Captain one of the best known milling men hi the had been treaa urer of the Eagle and Phoamx fora number of years past He was personally known and highly regarded in Charlotte, and such sym- pathy as loving friends could extend was freely extended to his bereaved family, during their sad and brief stay m Charlotte peets of harbor improvement At all northern of trade tbe situation is very satisfactory tue volume of collectiontare fairly prompt and, "while the money market 13 everj where fcurlj supplied tbe deicaud at almost all points is but moderate fiie iron business is more hopeful in tone at 1 hiladelphla, but at 1'itts- burg thp dpcltne in prices continues ami at New York southern iron of lower jrrades is still pressed for sal  toa great extent baLtncet b> an increased acrenRC of spring wheat whicl higher prices will cause Jso reason is peiceivet beyond speculative activity for the n pork and in bnt the belief th.vt currency wil be ereatly expanded tends just now to render ai prices somewhat fictitious Tbe treasury lias eakfti in during the past week 000 000 more tlmii it bos paid out hut receipts ol mone; from the interic r hav- e kept tbe ork ninney market comparativ ely easv And four per cent has been the ruling rate on call The im press t prevails tba f  one per beloiv of the same weeks lapt year though imports here show an increase of twcnt> tliree jier it-nt These figures iiiiiieate a heavy excess nf imjiorts over exports for the month but there are no present sjinptoins of an outgo of specie failures occurring throughout the country during the past wrek t nited States 179 aod C. against Z14 last week_____ HARD ON TfflB JUDGE. for the nada total, 218, Sire Mr Hpe.Icd with his argument i i He wintcd the r of UK ameridaent Ue to wndi rstan.l and he anted I "oi'lo t ind, tjwcstioii bMoie tho senate cm lhoso landl  speaking I" tlie cise of the state ig mist him for the murder ef one Itance uon he vis fomul not gmltv Tho ]iirj out in allthe time it took them toe it supper and b irk to their rooms and nuke up their ver- dict one hoar It is said taat he waa found not Ruiltyonthe first ballot In tlio Interest of TiHman, CBVUI KSTON, S O Apnl 23 It is rumoied that tho t hftrlostou Daily Sun is to be purchased Mr John D Murphy t o the fanners represented Charleston 111 the ihell convention in March lost, with the intention of puWishing1 it in the interest of Uie rillmau increment He Must Pay the Vine. JACKSDS, Miss April 25 W. waa Uere today on a capias profinem from VSCKS- burg He mnsfr pay MS it be- fines imposed lor keeping a THe Striklnc Carpenters of Attack the Non-t aionists CHICACO, April J5 Gilmore, a union carpenter he-s at lus iiome serious- ly. if fatally, injured He ww this morn- ing victim of a murderous assault, made by half a dozen strikers as he was going to work This afternoon a joint committee of the striking carpenters and the New Boss Carpen- ters' associations and the citizens' arbitration couamittee, sent a note to President Goldie, of the Builders' and exchange, asking him to appoint The Strike. April porters and guards on the Great Southern and railway have atrucfc for higher wages Traffic on the Mae has been brought to a complete stand-stilll by the atnke BASEBALL April postponed the Lines today At Washington, Washing ton and Haven, at Newark, Newark and I at Philadelphia, Syracuse and Ath letic; at Louisville, Columbus Louisville, at St Louis, To'edo vs St. Louis, at Biooklyn, IMiiJadeiphhk TS. Bronklyii Philadelphia TS Urooltlyn [DrotherluxMlj, at Brooklyn, Bos- time tor meeting witli a view toa settlement Cleveland of the pending strike Mr Goldie replied t Chicago 40. 10000 6 _ .i__ I Beattn and ton, New "iork vs. Boston at Boston. New York VB Boston [brotBerboodl At 1 BuObUp Cbicago 30131110 10, errors, 5 hits 11, errors, 6 Keetb and Chicago, Baldwin and Boyle At 0 3 O 0 0 10000 SHK SHOT AT Because He Cantfft and Insulted Her, So Ijisbiter Said MACON Oa Apnl 25 Lassiter ia the name of a seamstress living at No Boundary street, Johnson 9 row This morning, while sitting m her house she heard some one cursing near by Going ont she ordered the person away and told him to stop cnrsmg He replied by cursing her and applying a low epithet to her At this she grabbed a stick and began to cane him He tried to pro- tect himself and, as site claims, was following her into the house when she secured a pistol and nred two shots at him She says, how- ever, the pistol was not pointed at the man, but was used simply to frighten him The man s name w Crawford and be is a painter by trade. It ia understood he is still in the city _______ TttfcY LIVE AT HOMK. ounty Plenty of Meat and Lard. ELLAVILLE, Ga April 25 In most aH the stores here Is found Keat and lard One of our largest merchants bas been supplied entirely this year with meat ly that he, together with the directors and some BatteneB-Cieveland, Beattn and oftheioemlwrsof tho exchange mild meet SS and confer with tho committee at 7, Chl- noon tomorrow, with the new boss commfttee at 2 p m and with the carpenters committee at 3 p m in the builders' exchange It rcmamB to be seen whether the joint com- mittee will consent to be thus split op into its constituent elements Not much w hopea for from the conference should it take place, inasmncu as President tloldio says that tbe carpenters' union, under no circumstances, be recognized, while the strikers declare ttey will never return, to work until such recogni- tion u granted The beat that they expect from the conference la to put the old bosses ou record, and when done they WJJ1 mrice term, with, the new bosses' uaodm- which cUtoM to have am WBptoftng padty of rate. At Pittsburg, [Brotherhood Plttsburg Cleveland 12 00 00022 23402 Plttstmrg base hits, 8, 9 Cleveland Dane bin. 12, errors, 2. Pitttbnrg. Stater and Carroll Cleveland, Gruber aod Btennan. At Pittsburg [League] Allegheny Cincinnati 26030OOO 10 basehits, t, eiron, 4. basehfts, 11 erron, 4. adnnltt and Mfl- ler, Poremaa and Keenan. For aome nnaccouirt- able reason no tnterett te taken In baseball nera this season Tbe attendance sUKe the opening day baa Been MeadO? decreasing, aadtne KaiB crowd at aienro one-third of tbe amain atte out at and lard that was raised in this comity They sell sweet, fresh hams at 10 cents' a pound and, pure lard at 9 centa per pound Tbe adultera- tion of lard will not trouble us as long as this state of things continue The farmers have an abundance of corn on band, also ITne Dtstrfet Confervnee in Session. ELI.AVILLK. Oa April 25 Americas district conference ia in session here. A large number of eminent ministers are in attendance Our people bave opened their hearts and homes and extended a cordial wel- come to all of the delegates Rev preached todsty, DT Key will preach Rev Hayes tomorrow, etc Aboot fire delegates are in attendance Kay Co to Kaiuaa Cltr. Ol, April 25 LaGrange Light Guards are considering the question of taking a band in the great inter- state drill at Kansas City m June A great many companies will be entered, ana the prizes mil very valuable If tbe Guards de- cide to go, out would only be doing ATHEVS, Ga Apnl 25 are in Earnest about defeating UK> irmation of Matt Davis as cannot remain qmet tmder even the possibility of hts appointment and have drawn up a and petition to Mr Wanamafcer which shows he justice of their position and gives the reasons for his not being confirmed II hoped and believed that this will do the work. Below is the letter which was signed by oof citizens today NS, A.pril 25 John _____ Ueneral, 1J C i The undersigned comprising the men and white citizens of Atheus IA respectluU> la> belore ou this, the nd Ixig ihut yon giv e it yuur earneut. irotnpt and impartial consideration We see ,hat vou have nomlnutcd for n this cit> Mad son a colored reimbUcao. Jn making jou doubtlo-s did BI> un- der tlie bcllel tufct he was not an influential aiwl worthy member of your own party, but was also by several of oiw leading uen and citizens to before ilain truthful and nnrarnished statement of tbw ntuation, and appeal to you not onW as an irfHoer if our government has tli 18 matter M 118 but as a business WMi and minded American citlank who has the honor and prosperity "f our common country at heart to do our eity justice That WO IMJ leve is the prompting of jour hart First, et ua cxpUm how JHauWm set ured the recommendations from severJ.1 of our leading, cit- icens, now on tile m your department shortly liter the ejection f f one A Newsome a highly offensive and objei ti matte White man be r postoffiee ajid H was currently reported that toa would receive the nomination some of our in- tens were so anxious to defeat that they would have signed anv piper to secure that end. Matt Uavia is nut now ami never has the hoice of the reputable and repre- sentative citizens of Athena for master Jn the place he is entirely ia- eompatent to disebargc rftitie? of the bemc crossly illiterate srtid witliout any experience or tact If yon will Mm aejiuirements you will BCC he is not fitted in iliarce the smullest country office If this appointed postmastt r at Athens lie must rdy iitfrelv on bis assieiints to conduct a man should be apinmitea to euch a responsIWe nnlec-i he iiuAlifled to overlook anu tne uHties lumbered thereon U Madison secures position of postmaster at Athens every p.rtfclo of mail leavipg oar city wi'l tliruueh Uw hands of colored govcrnnient officers ataw our mill ta. ilities i-endpn d ulinobt a Valuable letters are stolen dnruig their tn.nHmis SIGD and important itcrs broken I-or a time near y evtrv letter fcent from and re eet veil in tbi ci ty ai id hai ing any bearmjr the poMtofHce matter WAS cither dertrojcd dur Oi seals broken, "Cow U swuis 1 nt ju-st that we, the merchants bankers turers and wttito eitiaensof Athens, who KO oxcrv-Uelminsly coo- trifatce tu the cm port this office sh Uirt least be ri-presemed In tlw bandllnK of owr man matter The colored peoi le transact but a lolol- amin lurt of tbe business ol the city, we believe that upon a culm and impartial con- sideration of the matter, jou wit! agree with ttiat our roqiiest IB not unreasonable WedonoxaslC UMtvtm a democrat position W e only >on to withdraw tba nomlnatioo MaUiwrn uppmnt in bto stead a competent white repul Ueau, it not from he comes w .11 pledge mw- if you will grant this request to give oflicer all tbe aid in our power, and he will be re- ceived treated with every courtea> ana kina- itheiis is the sent the state univerwty, ih tlie center of an iu portant manurartimuff sec- Our c.ty is bu Idiiig ui> an I devel- oping e fei t that tik  that vou give our appeal petition a fafr and impartial oonaiueration. If ju lnvf any doubts in the matter we aik UUkC send an mil reju lic-cd man to investiirate h it we have s-ud W e eir Out eariiPBt and appeal from a dis- tant s rathern itv api CA! f and ff its lielonxriiiff party to jour own will not fall uinm e address 3 ou Sir -is a patriotic Vmencau ctt- leen havinc tbe bom r uid prosi-erity i our com- m m ninry n t al heart ai d wh JM most o-irncst to rendi r onr JM SM rrirc aa cflicipnt M p will we 1 r >m ittaciie I that it i> a M out tin IM uprisinjE of our entire white l eop.p witlu Hi n txr> man whosaw on exec.pt threw rteiied H and it ii sale to -ay that tne hundreds of names k tlw- i etiti .n -how that tba white people ol Athens Urn lly clamor fnr i pojstmastcr, and tbut our commumt> d.secvej one A Tougrli btory on Cir.in. CAIRO April 25 optic clerk who waa an of Emu while Emm at Wadelai has made a sworn deposition before Jlfason Bey to flffeot th it tlie revolt of Emm's forces w is sole to the discovery of Fimu pla .a to snrrp ider his province to Mahdi Bmm to the rtrrk vtate- ment sent three nifwngers to the MAhdi, offeri-n" to Bursender bnt they were eeicwl and aUpped by bmm Tlie revolt followed this discmery Mason Bey considew the Htorj credible _______ with ifoprtB JuJe K KisJter, m -..'ominftnt merchant and lumber dealer, of Crund Bay, Mobile coanty vrasdnv.iiR the road this morning, a negro supposed to named David Atkins, jrraped into the rear the wagon aud cut Fisher s throat object was robbery, but Fisher prappJed with him and pro% ed so stout an that nepro wrested himself avia> aad tied condition is serious A Str.fce Hay PlTTSBXJBO, Apnl 25 grievances railway employes were refened supreme council of the Eailway Federatioa today, vanous companies having refused to The supreme council will arme here Monaay and, making a thorough investigation, will announce their decision, and tbe men will act aeeortf- ingly It m thought the matter will yet be without reaorting to a strike to Prlwm for Apnl 2S W ex-president of the Pennsylvania for the blind, who last convicted of crimes stitution, the peiuteniAaTy of a grossly immoral nature at the in- n, was today sentenced to flYe years isi Onlt the attendance In M tljar m justice hi assuming the greater part, or all, of the cost of the trip.______ April T sOsoIroouoUtotlie LOTJISVILLK. Apnl 25 a letter received here today Mary Anderson, after confirming the report of her engagement to Navarro, states that she will never again appear TELEGRAPH BRFVITIES Emm Pasha has started fnr the interior of Africa with a large body of Nubian soldiers Bond offerings yesterelay 'fa all accepted at 122 for four per cents, and for four and a balfs new cruiser Baltimore left a yesterday monttog. Tba ship presented a nnsi appearance The Xew York grand jury yestereSay tbe complaint of libel made by Bernanl f tra against Editor Godker, at UK- Kvenlm; rost. trtal of the action for KbH brought by Ceom Augustus Saia JTurncwi, LOC took place in Xxmdon MMwtarr of tbe treMnry laA   

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