Atlanta Constitution, May 16, 1890

Atlanta Constitution

May 16, 1890

View full page Start A Free Trial!

Issue date: Friday, May 16, 1890

Pages available: 10

Previous edition: Thursday, May 15, 1890

Next edition: Saturday, May 17, 1890

NewspaperARCHIVE.com - Used by the World's Finest Libraries and Institutions
About Atlanta ConstitutionAbout NewspaperArchive.com

Publication name: Atlanta Constitution

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Pages available: 113,503

Years available: 1868 - 1924

Learn more about this publication
  • 2.16+ billion articles and growing everyday!
  • More than 400 years of papers. From 1607 to today!
  • Articles covering 50 U.S.States + 22 other countries
  • Powerful, time saving search features!
Start your membership to the world's largest newspaper archive now!
Start your genealogy search now!
See with your own eyes the newspapers your great-great grandparents held.

View sample pages : Atlanta Constitution, May 16, 1890

All text in the Atlanta Constitution May 16, 1890, Page 1.

Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - May 16, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia PRICE FIVE CElSiTS. One Denouncing the Throttling of Free Speech. The Other Proclaiming the Farmers' Rights. BLOUNT'S PROTEST the Gagging of tessional Debate Con- Bull -VS VUUSCTON Mvy ablclr t ,tofHo. J H Blount, in the house tol" u tho chance ot rules proposed Mr V K nk> his wen vmstmteil praise As tlo louo is now utn it-, bnMiiass is i ot republican leaJtrs Vha mut 111 a room, inil resolie to I loll 1011 The bold break ol Den r "rth tlo McKinloy bill so 0 ir i i tli r, .mblican. tl, vt thev dec idecl to put tli I'l HIS on biforo others should leave thur udird reail "i t ii li "1--C Mr Blolliit nt oiico secured alien n U Ins puiic-tmss, and and fullj the plans ot the republicans TUe Kule Proposed. Mr McK nlij ot Ohio from the committee on ml. rei until a resolution providmp: that lienM'tir tho house shall meet at 11 o clock Attor the ri ulmg the journal and the dts- f c nference reports, the house shall so into a committee of the wnole on the tariti bill that the bill shall be read through, com h 111 shall be open to a m nduieiit on folio amendments shall be reported to tl e house Blount Talhs 1! miit of Georgia cnticirel the ma -loriu c! the committee on rules for-reporting the ic oluli. u The mujnutj of tho house had adi n cd code of rules which the of dibue in committee of the It the committee power to limit de am nduie.it on any part of tho bill at the rtlowi.' that on esdi% at U noon, the bill with pending bate It had proMded that 100 should tuto i quorum and jet after all these re stnmts Ticre thrown over the consideration of a bill in committee, it -a as proposed to set aside the rule governing the committee It sceire 1 to be tho poluy of the majontj, when ever am matter was of a magnitude requiring debate and careful consideration, that this rule should be suspended and become nugitory The majority said to the minority, We will allow you to debate until 12 o cloO. TVcdiies s 10J and the resolution 11 as eas 1JM, iiajs 95 MesM-s Merrill, and were ap- pointed conferees on the senate dependent pension hill The house then weiil into com- mittee of the whole on the t inff bill Ihe reading of the bill consume 1 tho remainder of the ind at its conclusion the committee rose and the house at 5 toolc a recess until S o'clock, the evening stssioii to be for the consideration of the private pension bills TH1 IIGHT KOKSILIKB. Senntoi Teller Finishes His Argument on tho Silver Bill May number of h 11s w-eie leported from the committees and placed on tho i ill mlai The senate then at 12 40, resumed consider atioii of tho wlvor bill and Mr Teller con tinned hisargument Theiovyere two features of the bill which should bo amended, he said, if the bill w is to perform two things which its friends proposed to accomplish by it That vr is to laiao tho price of silver and to give to the country an increased circulation It w as absolutely essentixl, in the nrst p'ace, that the treasury notes provided form tho bill should have the highest possible money function If one of tho principal duties of (the dis charge of indebtedness) al denied it its de- precation and the snspension of silver pur chases under tie hill would be invited Ho did not deny inaf the passajco of the bill would put the piice ot i Ivernp Its -very mtro duction had had thai tffoct Whj WOULD CREVTF V DFM WD ffol KB Because it wasapparor' to people abioad tint, if tbe United States government con sumed the entire silv er product of the country (one third of the world s product) there would be a dcm uid for silv er tlu t could not be met It might put the price up to par he did not know exactly what par would be Ho sup posed th it tl -M per ounce would be called par 111 the I mtod btates It would bo less in Gieat Britian and less m Euiope If it put up the price one eight of one cent above par lurclnscsoi the government under tho bill would cease and the -Colonel Albert Howell, Dr. I S Hopkins and Will Haieht spent today liere examining tbe lornvsenool of district. They- tmm. heie to Baltimore tonight to prison the prico at which ho sold his goods The alliance representatives had not been insolent, at least there as no intention of bemg insolent They had talked pi ami straight fioni the shoulder They asked do as not sure about thi. th it congress do whit it could to pass tlie sub trno lit o else this session but scheme with jm to formulate a bill which, while it ooks national on tho surface, vi ill really be pphcd onlj in the south I had a talk with im today on the subject He said L ou may rest assured that we are going to ass a national election law bill, and seo that ou southerners allow tho negroes to We re determined to have the ram the south to we are entitled by umbers When will you pass this bill Very he replied caucus com- tuttce appointed to decide upon a iiropcr meas- ure will meet Saturday and arrange a combi- nation bill We will report to the republican aucas Monday evening and then a time will ie selected to discuss and pass the bill Oh c-i, it vi ill go through both houses, and the irebident will sign it E W B Ant tho Opposition is Working ery Bard, to Defeat Him LoijrsviLLK, Ky May 15 was the usual formal joint ballot for senator in the egislaturo this morning Ex-Senator John S Williams was on the floor of the house this morning, making personal appeals to members against Carbile Carlisle has a winning lead, jut the opposition to him 13 bitter in quarters Knott's mends prophesied, this morning that lie would lead Lindsay tonight, and the ballot showed the gain they claimed From the first billot tonight to the fifth, it stood Carlisle 41 McCrearv 11, Lindsay 21, Knott 24, Moore 14 Settle 4, Buckiier 1 Sixth 44 McCreary 15, Lindsay 27 Knott 23, Settle 1 Buckner 3 Seventh 47, McCreary 17; Lmdbaj 20, Knott 20, Settle 2 WASHINGTON, May 15 is not often that a dignified and distinguished United States senator is placed at the mercy of a pug- nacious and abusive negro, but this happened when Senator Eustis, of Louisiana, went to Barnum's circus last night William LeMojne, i colored raaii wearing tho uniform of a circus employe, was behind the bars at the police court todaj, charged with assaulting George B Eustis son of the senator, and also with using proiane language HOW THE ROW STARTFD LeMoyno was emplojcd as an usher at the circus last night, and the alleged assault was committed just 111 front of the "eats The senator s son entered the sect on in w Inch seats were reserved and LeMojns asked him to show his tickets The tickets were not forthcoming, and a war of words between them followed in which LeMojne, it is charged, made use of profane language WHAT THE DISCLOSED During the discussion, according to the tes- tiinonv offeied against him m court todav, Lo- Moyne took hold of young Eustis sev oral times, and that was what constituted the assault charged The off ensn e language used by Le Moyne attracted the senator to them, and he jsaid to the colored man "You must not use such language in the presence of ladies "Who the are asked the negro of the senator "I don't caro a for you "I'll report you to Mr Banium, said tho senator, to winch the colored usher replied "I don't care a for Mi Barnum THE OTHER SIDE Tlus was tho story substantially, as told by the senator and his son this morning, but the defendant made a denial He accused young Mr Eustis of having used the 6rst bad lan- guage, and said he referred to him as a and threatened to knock his head off JUDGE MILLER'S OPINION Judge Miller, m disposing of the case, said that Mr Banium would do well to get a man who better understood bib business "The trouble sa d the judge, "is that these circus men think that the people they have to deal with are like themselves, but they some- times make a mistake as in this case THK BIKTt-D OUT For thG assault a fine of and for the dis- ordeily conduct a fine 310 was imposed In default of the fines the prisoner wli1 to serve three month in prison__ A FINE 1VIIJLI- BURNED Another Targe Contlasrration at WInona, and Insurance. WINONA, Mmn ,May heaviest con- flagration among the many lossess by fire of ill fated Wlnona in the past year started in the gre-room of the WinonaMill company's immense flouring mill, about 1 o'clock this morning, and at the present writing the entire plant, including the mill, elevator and sur rounding buildings is in a moss of flames beyond control Every effort is being made to prevent the fire from spreading to tho inann facturing interests eastward The Porter Milling company which, suffered the loss of its mill labt till, is deluging their new structure to pre- sent tbe spread of the flames to their property The Lai-d Norton company also has men dis- tributed through Us arils drenching the luwbei and buildings The fire started in the ceiling of the nre- room An alarm was which was ouickK followed Another was turned in DJ the Porter Milling company TwO companies promptly responded, and did what was thought to be effective work in confining the flames to the five rooms, but tho fire unnoticed, crept through tbe coiling to the main mill, an 1 suddenly darted forth and rapidly spread Another alarm was turned in, but it was too late to save the magnificent structure The fire boon included the elevator adjoin I he leaped hundreds of feet m the a i, while the beat was almost unbearable The total lots on the property is estimated JOO 000, and may exceed that, insured for mostly in mutual companies There were about 25000 bushels of wheat in the eleiator, and 1 200 bushels of flour in the mill The company employed about 100 men The mill had a capacity of barrels, and was about tbe finest equipped building of the kind in the w orld _______. The North Carolina v C May 15 Thai centennial convention of the Protestant; Epistopal church, in !North Carolina, is in ses- sion at Tarboro Tbe diocese of North Caro- lina was founded there in Fifteen years agp the diocese of East Carolina w as formed out of it Both dioceses now meet in joint session Bishops Theodore B Lyman and Alfred A Watson are with the largest number of clerical and lay on record. The opening services were re id by Rev J F- Ingalis, of Henderson and the evening ser- mon was preached by Rev Dr Jarriii of RSEXICAJN OLUTION Alarming Reports From the State ofi CoaliuiLi. ANTONIO, Texas, May 15 Word was received here th s e'ronmg from Eifj'e Pass, which is jiibt on the border line of Mexico and the United States, thit a revolu- tion of coiisidorab e proportions is t ery lament in the state of CojJiuila, Mexico ernor Jose Garcia aud President Dia? have bad a very unples-mt feeling to- wards each other for some tune, ind it is re- ported that the governor his matters all arv ranged for the revolution in his state This report is borne out by an order from President Diaz commanding one hundred cavalrymen, under the chirge of Colonel Valdez, who e been encamped near Eaglo Pass, to march to Jaur? in order to bo at band 111 case of an outbreak An Insurrection in Brazil. Rio DK May rising the people asriinst the eminent took; Tuesday at Porto Alegre, 111 the province of Rio Giande do Sulo A portion of the with the people The outbreak. was suppressed bj the police and troons wlio remained loyal During the nghtmg a num- ber of persons were wounded The governor of the province has res gued T3ie primary- cause of the diboidera 13 alleged to hive been popular discontent over the new binding laws instituted bj Barboza minister of nn.an.ffl EARTH Buried And Twenty-FKe Miners 1 AUv e. WiLKESB4URE Pa M iy 15 occurred at 9 o'clock tod 13 near Ashley, lu No 8 mine operated bj the Ijchigh and. Wilkesbarre Coal com pa ij b> whicb twenty- four men were entombe 1 in tho mino Tho scene of the disaster this afternoon IS of intense excitement Hun- dreds of men to wonv. to endeavor to rescue the imprisoiSi and at 7 o clock tonight one was brought, oujiine, but burned almost to a crisp The fire was before suspected, aiidnou fear-.are e itertained. that none of the miners will be saved unin- jured, and that all are dead Thf present cave extends over half a mile squ arc and includes portion of tbe thickl} settled called Mafett's patch A large number of houses have gone down w itb the surf ice but only st few of them nave been bauly damaged KILJ FD BY FALLIXG UOt h. ASHLAND, Pa May 15 a fall of rork occurred in a tunnel af Park No 1 colherv, near Park Five Killing two work- men and senouslj injuring mother Los ANGI-LE-S, Cal May M. Whittaker and G M btubbs w ere vi ih a granite quarry near la, a s t a 1 town eighteen miles o ist of here, after- noon loading two tons of ruck, hen the der- rick broke and the rock fell on the men, crush> mg them to death HAPPY Kentucky Prohibitionists. Ky May 15 prohibitionists of Kentucky held a state convention here today In tbeir platform they strongly favored woman suffrage Mrs Josaplune K Henry of Versailles, ourt of appeals Temperance meetings are being held tonight, and minated for clerk of tbe ance meetin the will continue in session tomorrow more paternal than ito banks, j he ment He did not favor paternal govern- ment If the highways were opened to enter- prise and energy, the farmer wonld be satisfied But the farmer had stood around waiting long enough He had to relief, it was a ground hog case Sixteen millions -would build all the ware-houses the alliance wanted. What good were nver and harbor improve- ments to the debfcndden, oppressed farmer9 Never more than a third of the cotton crop would be ware-housed. When the certificates issued on that crop came in they would-meet the needs the wheat crop, and then, the to- bacco crop, and-BO ew England and Sew mills must henceforth, for several weeks, depend upon the market to supply their needs, as stocks elsewhere are pretty well exhausted. Crop accounts were bettertodaj.it having cleared up in the south- west and the Hoods rapidly abating Warm rains fell in Georgia and the Carounas, giving the joung plant a good stand Cotton on spot waa steadier with a comparatively large business tor home consumption._________ A Steamship Coin? to Pieces, JACKSOXVTI.I.F, Fla May 15 Key "West special to the Times-Union says. The steam- ship "City of of Ward's, York, Cuba and Mexican hue, is ashore on the Florida reefs, seven miles from Old Tower on Cape Florida entrance to Biscayne bay She was from New York to Havana and Vera Cruz, and had a valuable cargo Spongers -who came into this port tomght bring report that the cargo of the stranded ship is being jettisoned. A large number of wrecking vessels have left here for tne scene of the -wreck and -will reacii the steamer tonight or tomorrow morning. George Taylor Punished. C., Hay 15 Taylor, col- ored, was pirtrnjailat Salisbury on Iffonday, f or Indecent behavior ta a white' girl, aged twelve. He KEPORTS OF COMMITTEES. Tlie MelHodist General ST Louis, May 15 general conference of the Methodist Episcopal church was engaged largely m transacting routine business The finance committee recommended the payment of the actual expenses of the delegates, and checks were made out therefor The committee on itinerancy reported non- concarrence in the memorial from the Aorth Carolina conference to allow unordained min- isters to administer the sacrament The committee on. memories reported non- concurrence in meuiona s for slight alterations in church forms and on call- inc for a change in representation to the gen- eral conference from one delegate for thirty- four members to one delegate for forty-two members The committee also refused to change the form of infant baptism and declined to substitute the word man for husband m the marriage ceremony The committee on Sunday-schools recom- mended tbe creation ot a general conference Suudav school board, of which the editorol Sundaj-sehool publications shall be chairman, and a secretary to be elected by the board The some committee non-concurred in the resolution providing that the profits of Sunday- school periodicals above annually shall be expended for tlie betterment of literature A OF TEttM The temperance committee concurred in the memorial changing tbe degree of offense com- mitted by a member of the church who en- the liquor traffic by renting property for saloons, and signing petitions for licenses, from as now designated in the discipline, to "immorality The committee on trustees reported in favor of the formation of a church board of trustees, as outlined in tne resolution given in these dis- patches two or three days ago. The Bible cause committee reported, tno following statistics of American. Bible society work Beceipts during thepastqnadrermrum, disbursements During the four years the society lias distributed copies of the its entire existence it has distribute a copies Agents of the society have visW m the United States, families, and found families without BjbleR. These have been all supplied, tmd Bibles have been distributed in heathen lauds The committee endorsed the Bible society and recommended ike contmpance of the relations On Account of the Abnonce of Its BrntaS Mavor JACHLSONVILLF, Fla May lr> Mitchell, town marshil of Cedar Keji was brought here by Lnited States omcers, and taken before the L in ted States court, charged with conspiracy In def-i It of bail be nas committed to. the county jail. Advices from Cedir report one deputy United Stites mar-Jial still there He has a utter, and v.ili g idoun the "coast to the point where GottreJi the runaway mayor is supposed to be in concealment Tha town is quiet, and much rei ef is felt at tho absenee of Cottrell Suffocated by Gas "WoncESTEit Mass 15 wife and daughter of Profes or Stanley of Clark were found dead m the r bed tins morning, accidentally suffocated bv illumin- ating gas, which had J d tinng tlio night President Hill is out of town The cause was a leading; gaa burner, with electruj lighting attachment _______ THE WOULD. Results of Baseball Games Plaj etl Yesterday, Tlie KacPK. Miy B isehall postponed to- day b> rain At JSroofeli Uror-kh n at rittsburg at Louwvihe vs Ath ctics, at Phila- Cincinnati vs Fhilade'pbia (teapne) at Philadelphia Fittsbars Philadelphia, at Chicago aeacue) at New Cleveland vs New orlc. (ieafnie) at >ew vs New Ti ork, at Clei eland VB Boston, brotherhood) At Rochester, Y 4 base hits C, errors 5 Colnmbns 5 base II errors 3. Karr and SlcOuire, Oabtnght and base ors J, Haltren aad Cooii King ana Xxraisvllle At [Brotherhood Brooklyn T bits 9, errors 2 base liita 8 errors J, an Jarre! ____ K3 Mil weather cool, with britrfat sun and tracL nearly drj bnt slow FirStrace half a mile Ora WOD, Kutuaa second, t .1 Third race, imle and Bcvei at the half second Time 1 race flve fnrlongs, Planchette was left at Dost Lady AVashmgtnn won i-'acl secono, Anne Elizabeth third. Time 1 OSy, Fifth race, one msle LOUISJ Forrest won, Eugenia second, Lmnie third Tune 1 43i'4 fELE GRAFS BRE VITIES. Bond offering yesterday aggregated S2SO.KIOJ allaccepted at 122 tor fcror per cents and 103% far four and a halfs The crand lodce of Sons of Temperance of Xortn Carolina mSt at Asheville vssterday ndeavored officer- wno U Some was1 d ttrat, between the general conference and the society. adopted BnrElarsentered the mounted away witn associate editor of conferancg tofl Bright; Stax circuit to ;

RealCheck