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Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - May 23, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia 1 TOL. XXL ft.A.. FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 23, TEST PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS. THE SENATE TO; ACT HOUSE HAS PAID ITS DEBT, row Senate Most Interpose Its Arm sen the People nnd nie River and Harbor Bill. SILVER SENTENCES ran ipote ZIPS I r parties in blocks ot ten or twelve shares tor Worn to and 1Js alfajgei aisert that it hasten IMS eustont to male out tlteso Bhares as occaston required, and that no signed his own name aud that ot Estesthereto It seams, that: of. Eslps and L'auriat t-were .arousbdl liboufe by frequent stock -by1'iSffwett, add HJS ARGUMENT lieii tfiey madftinnuires, lor ISGTON May is What will the senate do with, tho _ ly'blll, now that it has reached that The answer is a very simple one. ihe senate will pass a tariff bill, but ,t will sot be the McKinley bill by any means. The Senate finance committee will prepare afcnb- stitute for tlio McKinley measure, but it will, not be based upon ultra protection lines. TOon jIcKlnlcv looks at his bantling after it has gone through the senate committee, he not know it. Atter the .senate gets throu.'h with it, he will %yonder what kind ol iill ifwas anyway that tho house put through. But atwr all, he may not wonder so very much, for it is an open secret that the house bill was prepared for the purpose of making good the promises ol the republican party to -ftapeoplo who furnished fat for It in the last with tlie reservation that the senate shape a substitute mora in the interests the people at large. It may be safely taken as an assurance tbat the senate bill will pay a -.rod deal of attention to what has happened hi the west and northwest m recent elections, and trill, bv catching to the developed senti- ment tor tariff reform in those sections, en- deavor to win back tho votes which have en- abled the democrats to write victory on their THK RIVER AND HARBOR BII.I.. Contrary to general expectation, Speaker Heed succumbed to tho pressure that was broii'lit to hear on him, and allowed Genera Henderson to call up the river and "arbor bill this afu-niooii. The debate on the bill this afternoon was on the general features of t hi measure most tho time being consumed by General Catchings, of Mississippi, who made au exhaustive statement of the great engineer- in" problem ol the age: How to conline the river within its banks. He opposed the outlet svstem as impracticable and vision- ary the remedy ot doctrinaires and tliwrst-s The outlet system would in- evitably lead to a retardation of the current, and be a consequent precipitation of sediment by natural laws, and would m no wise lower the level of the current a few miles above and below the outlet. The debate on the details of the bill will begin tomorrow. It stock of the JewStt Bubfwamg announcing that tbc i jfa.- ry ol ,-but except the holders oS-thp logjSa ,T piiblisbins concgrn MTiot sufficient in the, ds, May Messrs. -Allison. Bawea. -and 'Gorman To Meet to PiUslMirs ttie tost Vfeeik May. PrersBoRQ, Pa., May The second annual congress of the Scotch-Irish Society of America will be opened here on the 29th day of May. This society, though only a year oM, numbers among its members some ot the loading men of the country, and is growing rapidly. The first ami mil congress of the society was held at Columbia, Tenn., last May, and was the result of a feeling which has long existed among the Scotch-Irish .race m America for a permanent organization. The pages of American history are covered with the names and achievements of the race, and no people have more closely identified them- selves and their principles with American institutions than they. The second annual conference, to be held here during the latter part of May, will be a meeting of great interest. AH the Scotcn- trish of America are cordially invited to be present. Among the orators who will address the congress on topics of interest to the race will be Governor James K. Campbell, of Ohio; James G. Blame, Dr. John Hall, of New York Hon. John Dalzell, of Pennsylvania, and many other noted men. The roads have generally agreed to give half fare trip tickets to the congress, and all the Scotch-Irish peo- ple of America are inost earnestly invited to come. The committee in charge have made arrangements to accommodate a large crowd, and it is expected that the meeting will com- .prise a thorough representation of the race from all over the country. THE TEIIROB OF CEDAK KEYS. The Search for the Fugitive Mayor Aban- doned. JACKSONVILLE, Fin., May 22. A Cedar Keys special to the Times-Union says: "The expedition of the cutter Mcl-anp up the Suwaneo river in search ot the missing Mayor Cottroll was abandoned at a late hour hist night. Captain Smith, in an interview today, said that from his observation the condition of affairs in this town had not been exagger- ated in the newspaper reports. It is even worse than has been represented, said he, and reveals a strange phase of life never before encountered. At a meeting of the city council tonight, James Cottroll, brother of the fugitive mayor, announced the latter would never return to Cedar Keys, aurt that the council might, therefore, declare the ottice vacant and ordera new election. The action of the council has not been made pub- li -were appointed oil the ttppro- pfiatfoa--bili. Mr: Hifle saiii.: tbat as he understood that Daniel desired to address tho senate on tlie silver MB. would nmnr-o mTffm TUWSTSr THE TWO JSJaW .L JLA-JLJ Ji. T-T or ar. iMvxa nes- "Colored; Ktc. not as ho had feiven notice eall-np the naval appropriation bill now, but woiud do so at the close of Mr. Daniel's The silver bill was then taken up and Mr. Daniel addressed the senate in favor of silver currency. The financial system tlie country, lie said, was ill disarray. heiided taxation, currency and debt. Separ- ately and collectively they were out olgomt.. IXSC1TFIC1KNT CUBKEKCY. The currency was insufficient in volume to maintain prices and was irrc-.ponsive. to the laws of trade. It was congested in the treasury. A hundred millions of it was held another portion of it.tbat was (like itseW) legal tender, while thirty million of it was lent oat to bankers, without interest. Taxation was an than use- bringing a surplus into the treas- ury and stimulating extravagance togetM out. The public debt had been put m traeh an anomalous relations to the laws that Uis gov eminent appeared on both sides of counter in obviously incompatible and .contra dictory relations. On one side of the the government boosted up the price of'bonds far beyond their par value. On the it paid them before maturity, at exorbitant rates. Whenever before, he asked, the general confer- ence of the -Methodist church, this morning, the of: the committee on missions was .taken up again, and a long debate ensued on the paragraph, in it recommending the appoint- ment of fliree'secretaries of missions. There is but oiie now employed. There was a good deal of opposition to this.andan effort was made to compromise on two, but the recommenda- tions of the report were finally carried and the missions will have three secretaries hereafter. The conference then received Kev. John Sbafer, of Kansas City, who came on a frater- mission. He gave a review of the history of African church in this sug- gested that missionaries who would accomplish the greater good in Africa were negroes, and asked the aid and support of the Methodist church to send men to the Dark Continent to work for the cause of Christ. NOT NEED A BOND. A proposition to require the treasurer of the board of missions to give bond "was promptly, if not indignantly, opposed arid defeated by a large majority. A resolution was -offered by Dr. Peterson, officiallv approving the Payne and lusti- and appointing a com- missioner who should devote his time to raising money for their support. News was received ol the death of POT. Dr. Nathan Scarritt, of Kansas the con- ference joined in prayer for the blessing and comfort of God for the bereaved family. The committee on Sunday-schools reported j tbat tne (banks of the assembly be extended to-the special committee for earnest work in the matter, and that no further action be taken on it; that this assembly affirms tho deliver- ance of assemblies on temperance Kev. --13onimey. -did' not-' think the assembly former action. JEev.-lifr.-Aleiandfir'ssubstitate was adopted. beneficence showed tbe following amounts to have been, expended during, the past year for different purposes: Home missions, evangelical work, invalid tund, foreign missions. education, and for Tusca- loosa seminary Adopted. The report of the auditing committee was presented and adopted. Eev. Sir. Flourney submitted a resolution asking that a commit- tee be" appointed to prepare pa-, pers on such subjects as "Love of "Christian and "Worldly and that copies be sent to the ministry with the request that sermons be preached on those topics. The question liberally discussed, and when Rev. Hemphill Dr. that WE HAVE THE TIN. T GEORGIA d.jL.I3S.S. THE DEVELOPMENTS MADE THEREc V Which Indicate Georgia May Be Seat Ota Metal Precious Visit the Mines. price of a thina bought eller run up the he had to buy; he himself was boosting the price respect a mock nuttion sale was a modetjOf the SOI .oltt principal fight. AN ATLANTA MAN FBESENT. Mr. A. B. Seifert, who is in attendance on of superintendent o! mails. TO IMPROVE THE STREAMS. e Kivor and Harbor Bill in the House. ASHINGTON, May Dunnoll, of lic, and the citizens are awaiting it with deep interest. Captain Smith and Collector Pink- erton have made elaborate reports of the affair to the treasury department at Washington. AN "ORIGINAL PACKAGE" CHECK. the game 01 jacttstravi ence in it-tbe science of putting in a ptfpe silver jackstraw and pulling out one. .The arbitrary tax law of the cOnutTy prevented the American producer from baying in cheap markets. It did.not from having to sell in his VI1O UUIIWH- .Tiniimr home market, letus make-some" home money out of the silver-that God lias given a that upon any supervisor or enumerator who shall receive or auy person who shall pay any fee or other consideration in addition to the com- pensation of such supervisor or enumerator.) Conferences were ordered on the armyappro- priatioii bill and the military academy appro- priation bill. T On motion of Mr. Henderson, of Iowa (from the committee on a bill was passed appropriating SilO.OOO to supply the de- licieMy in the appropriation for public print- ing and binding. The house then went into committee of the whole (Mr. Barrows, of the chair) on the river and harbor bill.. Mr Henderson, of Illinois', chairman of the on rivers and harbors, explained the iirovisions of the bill, stating that they ap- propriated based upon eitimates Ho believed that there was 110 money that went out of the treasury that was so much in the interest of the people of the country as the money ex- pended in the improvement of rivers and liar- tors. Every dollar expended in re- movin" obstructions in the rivers and impediments in harbors was expended in behalf of the people, and if this government was constituted for any wise pur- pose whatever, it was constitxited for the pur- pose of looking to the interests of the people. 1 Mr Blanchard, ot Louisiana, spoke in favor the principles of the river and liarbor bill, contending that they did more to solve the problem of cheap transportation than all the interstate com- merce bills that could be passed. He argued that the time had come whentlie general gov- ernment should take entire charge ol the Mis- sissippi river, and provide at once au adequate system of levees. 'llr. Catchings, of Mississippi, made a com- prehensive and exhaustive explanation of the plans by which the government was under- taking the improvement of the Mississippi Wheeler, ot Alabama, described the Improvement of the Tennessee riyer, and A Judge Says tho I-ate Bcoiaion Not Give tbe Klslit to Keep Open Plates. la., May Hiudman, of the District court, in his charge to the grand jury at the opening of corirt yes- terday took the ground that, notwith- standing tlie late decision of the United State supreme court, 110 person thas a right; in this state to keep a place for the sale of intoxicating liquors of any kind, either in original packages or otherwise, and that it was the sworn duty of-the jurors to report to the 'court by indictment any person charged with the keeping of any such place without regard as to where sucli liquors came from. He main- tained that interstate commerce has nothing -to do with the question, and that the keeping of a place for the sale of liquors is a nuisance, no matter how they are dealt out. The Sun's Cotton Review. :NEW YORK, May opened a little depressed. Liverpool reacted some- what, a3 it was expected it would, and receipts at Bombay showed great excess over last vear. Crop accounts were quite good. A let- ter 1'rom Georgia says land tbat was planted to water-melons is now growing cotton. The cheap- ness with which corn may now be laid down in the southern markets from the west is another stimulant to the growth of cotton. But Liverpool recovered a portion of its early decline, and our market advanced, especially for August. The close, however, was dull and somewhat irregular. The movement of crops appears to be considerably in excess of last year, but this is a matter that now receives little-consideration. Cotton on spot was moderately active for home consumption. A Gigantic Railroad Scheme. SAN ANTONIO, Texas, May One of the most gigantic railroad projects of this of progress is the building of a through, line from the United States to South America. Mr. S. H. Mallory, of the Fitz- Texas and Mallory Construction com- pany, of St. Louis, is here. Ho is vice-presi- dent and general manager of the Corpus Christi and South American Railway com- pany. He states that the proposed road will be built at once, and that the Mexican govern- ment has just granted a subsidy of SW.OOO per mile from Matamoros to the Guatamala line. Upon the completion of the survey, track- laying will begin._______ gold of Europe." THE DIFFERENT SYSTEMS. Mr. Daniel said the tax system was built on non-intercourse, and was called the Ameri- can system. How was it that an American system was demanded for taxes and a British system for currency? If a citizen ol the United States were not allowed to. trade more freely and to foreign market, why would stimulate the home mar- kef So Ion" as tho monometallist could keep from answering that question, or could so befog it as to keep tho people from answei- it for themselves, the jumble would be continued and would be played by the oiiometallists with gold ._ jackstraws. countries, ma unau t heard, and, with one voice tfce nations had an- swered that to gold and silver belonged the rov.il attribute of money. Mr Daniel spoke for three honrs, partly from full notes and partly extempore. He was listened to with closest attention and interest bya pretty full attendance of senators. As he took his seat he was applauded Irom me galleries. NAVAL APFKOFKIATION BIM.. The silver bill was laid aside without any action, and the naval appropriation bill was taken up. AH formal and minor amendments reported by the committee having been agreed to, the amendment was taken up which strikes out of the bill au appropriation of for repairs to the dry dock at Boston navy-yard. After an executive session the senate aa- journed. ______________ AN OLD ITANCY. He Is Jealons of a Tonne Man's Attentions to His Wife. in favor of organizing young peoples leagues in Sunday-schools to furnish greater oppor- tunity to the young people to work. The report; was adopted without debate. The proposition to establish a weekly paper to be called "The Youth" was indefinitely postponed. CONSECRATION OF BISHOPS. The two new bishops, Dr, Haygood, ol Ala- bama, and Dr. Fitzgerald, of Nashville, were consecrated this afternoon at the Centenary church, in the presence of the conference and a large number of people, Bishop Keener officiating. PRESBYTERIAN FOREIGN MISSIONS. r Recommendations of tlie Committee In Its Other Business. ASHEVII.LE, N. G., May In. the Presby- terian general assembly todayf the report of the committee on foreign missions was read by Kev. C. Hemphill, chairman, and was con- sidered by sections. The first section pro- posed to transfer the minister's fund from the Clergy's Friendly society to the Presbyterian Ministers' fund of Philadelphia. Adopted. The next section proposed annuities to the families of deceased missionaries, and was adopted. The third section was an overture from Co- lumbia the publica- tion of a missionary paper for children. The committee tlfojirst .number each montlftrf thJB be given up to this purpose. Adopted. The fourth section was an overture from tho Columbia presbytery, recommending the train- ing ot young women for foreign missLonalty work. Adopted. Other recommendations were adopted as follows: That churches shall pay this coming year at least, for foreign missionary work that the executive committe be author- ized to commission four additional men to the missionary field in the Congo Free State that tho question of duty of enlisting in foreign mis- sion fields bo impressed on clergymen and tlieo- ological students that women be appointed to canvass each congregation for subscriptions to missions and that club rates for that paper he maintained; that all Sabbath-schools be en- rose and remarked long as he was in the pnlpit ho would preach on those subjects from a sense of duty, and that he did not consider that anybody had to tell him how or when to do it, and that the assembly was constantly lowering itself in not only the eyes of Presbyterians, but of the ministers, by just such acts as the one proposed. The resolution was tabled. The report of the committee on societies was submitted, as was the report of the' committee on the revised directory of worship. The latter advised that no change be made. Adopted The report of the committee on colored evangelical work recommended the appoint- ment of a field secretary. Adopted. Alabama Episcopalians. MONTGOMERY, Ala., May Tbe third day's session of the diocesan council of tne Episcopal church was devoted to the discus- sion of the question of the election of an assis- tant bishop. Bishop Wiemer, while in feeble health, reported that he hoped-to be restored. A committee was appointed to secure bis con- sent to the election of an assistant, bhouia his consent be given, an assistant will be elected. THE WOKKIKCMEK Seventeen Assemblies of Knlglits of Labor Mn MeetbiK. BstrNSWTCK, Ga., May To- night has been a memorable one with the labor organizations of Brunswick. Other cities have had demonstrations, but it is safe to say no place the size of Brunswick ever celebrated in such a manner. At 7 o clock seventeen assemblies, twelve strong, all organized under the seal of the Kuiglits of Labor, formed in line on G street, and, headed bv the Atlantic band, proceeded down New- castle, up Monk to L'Ariosa opera-house, where speeches were to be made by Brunswick orators on tlie nine-hour question, the lem law and convict lease system. Standing room was in demand. The crowds could not get admittance. On the stage were Editors manan; raged to take part in the 'k Children's Day exorcise on the first Sunday in June and that the assembly cordially commend the officers and members of the executive committee for their zeal and energy. The report of the committee was then adopted as a whole. Rev. Mr. Stevens spoke on the foreign missions, and was followed by Rev. C. R. Hemphill, Rev. J. W. Allen and Dr, AV. T. Thompson. Colonel J. J. Wade addressed tlie assembly 011 the circulation of church among Spear, Kevs. McCook aud Porter, Bran-ham and Kont, Messrs. J. J. Moriarity, A. C. Shannon, J. R. Rawles, Organizer Livineston. Edwin Brobston, J. E. Dart, Walker and H. H. McCaHister. Speech-making commenced at 8, sharp, and the immense throng remained seated till 11, nwtnrr eomplinients.-tffl-thaorators. All' tlie and "treated the su CAMTOK, Ga.( 3ffay Cherokee Adv-auca trill tomorrow print an interesting story of a visit to the much- talfced-of tin mines. So much bas bean said at home and abroad about the re- cent discovery in this coxmty of whaf is said to be tin, and many being so in' credulous as not to believe tin had been found OE even exists in small or large quantities in the county, simply because tin is generally not supposed to exist here, the editor of the vauce, in company with Captain J. O. Robert son, an old and experienced miner, visited thfl property and examined the pits and class ol ore from which the tin is said to be The vein or lead is located on the lauds of Mr, B. J. "White, at the Coggins's old stand in thil county, eleven miles east of Canton and jtwff miles-southeast of Orange. The Advance saysi THE REPORTS OF TIN. "So far aa we are enabled to judge, from what was seen and told us, the reports which have been sent out concerning and confirm- ing the finding tin in Cherokee county not been exaggerated or enlarged upon. "Wa went to the half dozen pits, which have been dug from two to ten feet deep at different places on about three acres of ground, and found the ore taken from all these pits to be _ alike and in what appeared to be abundance as far as opened. The matter shoycn us. and that is said to carry tin, extendsacrossahill fot a distance of not less than thirty yards, ancl the tests that have been made of the ore from the several pits discloses a tin-like metal. We were told, not only by Mr. J. S. Th rasher, who is developing the property, but by Mr. White, Mr. Haygood and Mr. Lathein, that from a pan of the ore smelted in" the black- smith furnace a button of metal the size of 3 buckshot was obtained, not once but aeventl times. Mr. Lathem has known of the presence of this ore for some months, but did not know the character of it. The metal smelted from this ore is pronounced by experts not to be zinc or aluminum, but is a white metal hav- ing the appearance of tin; and Mr. Thrasher saya bo has had it as- sayed by competent chemists who pronoanea it tin. assaying 7.4U per cent. If this assay la correct, tliatwil] give about a 150-pound IVIoelc of tin to the ton, vrhich, at sixty cents' per pound, would pay per ton. From tben, it will at onco be readily scoii tiiat ta work it a lianilsome profit would bo realized; indeed, if it proves to be what is claimed for it, and in the exhaustless quantities the oro appears to be, it would be the biggest bonanza in the United States." THK GEOLOGIC STJIIKOUXmiTaS. "The ore is thrown put in. a, -mk-a schist irttlir THKNS, Ga., May quite a genuine sensation in the shape ot ild srrav-headed man running away from ng tli Colbert Shoals. Mr. Kerr, 61 Iowa, attacked the bill, which Tras defended by Mr. Grosvenor, of Ohio. Mr. Boatner, of spoke in favor of an amendment, which, he said, ho would offer if an opportunity were presented, to strike out the clause providing that none of the appropri- ation for tho Mississippi river shall be ex- pended to repairer build levees for tho pur- pose of reclaiming lands or preventing injury to lands or private property by overflows. The committee then arose and the house ad- adjourned._______ KE'AI. ESTATE ACTIVITY. Croat Kxcitemcnt in Olympia, "Washington Territory. OI.VM PIA, W. T., May excitement prevails hero over the railroad prospects: Tlie Union Pacific has signed a contract landing itself to build from Portland to Olympia at once, commencing "work here >Ion- Mr Weems is a democrat, and thoroughly understands his work. He was formerly clcrt of tbe superior court of Henry county. MACON'S POST-OFFICE. TTia Amount of Money-Order Business Dona There in OuoT---- MACON, Ga., May evidence of Macon s gro_ ew Tork 14; base hitelerrora. base bits BiSeS-Bneie, Buckley and Sommera; other wtli was published ixx tba THE CONSTITUTION a few days ago, in imj shape of a statement of one weeK's business ot Below is a statement of tha money-order business done here, for the year remarkable increase over the previous hits 10, errors 4. Ciifcago 8 hits 14, errors o. jvui9viu.u. May !B.-First race, one mile, Prince' Albert won, second. Happiness third. TiSTOmdScB, turee-tourths of a Banfi ctwrmrl. frarccm tmrll. THTrtJ, 1 "T won, second, .Garc.on tnirn. .-----._ one and. one-sixteenth of a Bo nito won? Brandolette second. Outlook third. fifth race, one mile, tnime won, Eugenie see- no, Bnrford third- Time, T JSaces at Brooklyn. m, Eildock 253 international oraere fl Kgt iNEWSPA'FER; A Komantic Splicing. WAVCB033 Ga., May A een receiving marked Wswonld-be bridetheprge ot another. Stretch tiird. j mile and SMMioii third. _ ,-t urlongs; "Ambulance iron, was KmitenfflOE. lEWSPAPERl
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