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Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - June 2, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia VOL. XXI. ATLANTA, GA., MONDAY JMORNING, JUNE 2, 1890. PRICE FIVE CENTS. THE CLAN SHORTER. INTERESTING TA.LK WITH THE Of THE HOUSE. RARE SCRAPS OF FAMILY HISTORY Sir John Shorter and John American Offshoot of the The Alabama Sliorters. ON THE TKAIN, June 1 Staff Cor- respondence courtly old gentleman is Henry R Shorter, of Alabama Erect as an Indian of magnificent physique a leomue head set upon broad shoulders, pierc ing cyo and mustache trimmed a la Napoleon, and the frost of two generations whitening his head Colo IL! Shorter isatjpical gentleman -of the old school scholarly antl true .Tho stones current in certuu curies that us hoi 1 of tho house of bliorU r lie hail placed the bin in the tindndacj of II >n Itouben F Kolb hii nephew ere'ted an inteicst in the 11 in u h rh I gi-aUl ed bj exiling OH him at la h tol T 10 Shorter family i-, ono of cliai i ter In the foituncs of a fan from gene'Tit on t generation it re s like a wa0on eel (ontini i _, ir un 1 11. is found however tliat nll f 11111 lies atmbutts which make them Nohos prouiiueut foriune be good or ill The 11.1 ne of Shorter is an old one in 3 ind i >no of its iiiombtrs hgnu s 111 a IK tabk
grev. It is recor lo 1 1 ter on th tt atlierine Shortei i d in hler of '-MC Tohn -a1 al u led to be a e tl o wife jf J i 1 ole an I to this d ij tl e t to AV est- inins er abb windeim0 am the shafts jnarkinn tlio resting place of EntiHnd b itoblo doad 11 !1 come acrobS a tablet reading C ITHi.RINt Shiest Daughter of SIK JOHN Sfioitu a, OF b K i vr Descoiulei t-> of this family subsequent] v maly tl eir way to Vmerica and are now f mnd in New "i or v Illinois "Mibboiui and ALibaniH One of the number settled in Virginia in C i pepj er county He d ed lea% ing a large fannlj in C tire-lie ertj Geneiil C Shorter when a jonng man, worked on the farm of an uncle of lut> 111 A irg ma for several and saving hif> m >ne> e Ititate 1 himself an 1 faubsequentlj graduated fioni tne med cal of Philadelpht i Pi The joung -doctor settled in Tvuggs conntv Georgia, and subao picntly removed to "Montieello in las per co mtj where he married "Mist. Warj Oill th It of Mr John Gill There Tohn tree tnat I uave never been an omre seeker, it us also true that I evev teeti octn e in the politics of my state There lias ei yet been a canvass in v hieli I iiavo- jiot been called in and given Tvork to advance democracy. I liavo takea the stump frequently for the nominees of the party When Goreraor Seaj was -nomi- nated the state democratic executive com- mittee called on mo to stumy the stato with the nominee, and I did so, visiting every county in the state "I aflSilB, in all earnestness, that T have ne> or aspired to the office of and had a desire for pubic office Friends have frequently urged me to rim for governor, and in the campaign }nst closed they -naie especially persistent, but I notified them that I w ould not change jifosent place So far hack ta.two yenrs ago-HOD R F Kolb mode know n lo mo JUia desire to be ernor "W hen he, began work oi organising "alliances as_a distinct pieie of political machinery, within the lines of tlio democratic poity, I told him it once that the alliance vv ould become a dis- turbing fiactor in the party I told him that though le was of Ida to mo that I would not support him for the ofhce for the re ison th it m my ju Jgement the alliance was exerting itself a-, a po it cal power and vaiplac nj itself in to the harm nv of the democratic paitj I regud tlie in this contest 111 Ala bintn as i fair knock down between or grazed domo lacy uid politics That u as the pivotal pout in this In my j out Kolb s peisonal ch iraUtr was not in the cam ass He himself ib an e hiratt tl gentle iimn nul i gijdu to of tie unnerMtv North Cuolini 1 he mistilo ho lids in ide simply i I u i s hit i at the f ot t i the i lass nil I he muse spell up hew 1 gam speech before the democ rat c tonvtntion je-jttrd iy M a.s ablt pi notic and loval t< the democratic j zitj and in future ho ill tra-t el the straight ro.id He has Minply boen misled b} taking a uun0 fnk m tne road but he is gnoJ able an 1 mfluuitiil mm and in ashoittiuie, record ill ground I boon at vvoik. to secure the tnumph oi the democratic pnrU My consUuction of demon utic doctune has been en bv tho pirtj I a H the la t living representative of the old stock of bhortcrs It is to me that tl e democratic power in the state of Ala bama hasaupjoited and me 111 mv strnccr'e to perpetuate the power of straight democracy as the paiamonnt object of patriot c desue The domociatic paitv of Alab una M ill er consent t'lat any te t of an oath bound oigm nation shall figuio 111 lixing e igibility foi office at the hands of the pirtv, Colonel Shorter Senator J C Compton of Selnia nnd Chancellor John V Foster all na tives of Monticello Go intend to visit the old homesteads in a few weeks The houses in the} all bom are still standing and will flbe revisited with mingled feelings of the sad and jovful which has passed in to time i1 j MOK AN AiSSVlJb.lt esterday hcie His lecture in Baltimore was a great succi ss and all the Baltimore papers have been extravagant in their praise of the gifted joniig Gooigian Mr E I' McKissick, o! the Charleston News and Conner, was a guest of the Grid Iron club dinner last night He held up tho South Car olina end of the line with one of the wittiest speeches of the evening E W B THE TYJtAIST IN THfc CHAIEl Gossip About tlio Speaker of the SSouso of Representatives. Juue 1 Heed lias probably been the most roundly de nonnced man who has over presided over the house Ho has made enemies by the score, ind ev en his fucnds do not deny that be is a partisan of the most extreme tvpe He does not treat the democrats with that considera tioii Mr Carlisle used to dis- play tow ard the republicans Indeed, Tom Eeed entertains such decidedly partisan, news that he is often unfair to his political opponents How ev or, as far as that goes Reed is often unfair to his own men Tom Heed might be termed a ball headed man He is speaker in sense of the word Any measure that he opposes has no chance He first persuades the republicans If persuasion fails to work he buU-dozes He, howev er, considers all matters carefully, and upon reaching a conclusion forces liis party hduse to adopt rt Tho majority of lepubhcans fear Koed, and .even those who are notrabsolatelyafraid of the ibig man make it a pomt not to cross lim path However, with: lus partisanship, bis unfair- ness, nnd other bad traits, no one doubts the ability and nerxe of the man This country has produced few snob public men lias nev er been a man, unless it was Sam Kon- dail, in the balls of congress who possessed the combination of brauisr determination and courage fbafc appears m the make-ap of Tom Keed. _ JCo June 1 Hamilton Peace, a white boy etgfac yeara old, was ran over and killed by tramj3tt afternoon, Ha w.aaSn the act of from one car to otaer aad fell mider tho wiiools. His body was cat un twp. THE SOLDIER BOYS. A. COJtTHA.lt RECEPTION IN MEST- THEIR ARRIVAL IN ST LOUIS And Depot-tare Cor Kansas Train of t Pullman Parade Today. ST Lotus, Mo .June 1 al ou the rail is what the Atla Ha Kiries have had, and it has been a bappj one for the boys They are now enjoying an excellent meal in the union depot restaurant, and m a few minutes will be rolling across the Mississippi on the finest bridge in the bridge to whicli Eada pointed with pride The spec al tram reached Me nphis at f- o'clock this morning, two hours late The de lay vv as caused by a freight w leek on the Mem phis and Charleston last night Tho bojs however, were asleep and knew nothing of the delay until they began to leave their bertha At Memphis quite a crowd was at the depot to welcome tl o Iti fies A delegation of tho Chickasaw Guards in fatigue uniform, vv as at the depot and gave the Itif es a royal reception The com pany went from tho depot to theGaston, where a breakfast was served Ihe Bru iMvick Hide men the boys who suppressed the Jesup riot last Chr iias day, reached Memp as about the same time The tw o Georgia com panics iret the hotel and for a half hour mingled pleasantly Captain Morrife of the Xtifiemeu and Captain Speurei of the Rifles, iret for the first tiire and aro now fast friends Memphis the special train was transferred to the N, N and M V road As it lolled through the city the train attracted a great deal of attention Before leav ing Memphis tho company, by special itation, boarded the Belle of Memphis one of the Mississippi river palaces. The boat was a. rev elation to manj of the boys It is one of the handsomest boats on the river, and the captain is the Uines think one of t'ie erest men m the world He gave the com paiiy a ride across the river and on the way back presented the member with a basket or two Hon H Hulsey member of the general council, who, by tho way has two sons in the company the boys, and his speech of thanks to Captain Cox was a pretty effort SINGING S SONGS The run from Memphis to Cairo was a fast ono The boys were all m fine bhape aud as the tram rolled along they kept time with its pace Billy Holbrook, loader of the quartette was in command of the music, and at the stops people crow dcd aroiud the car to bear harmonious sounds Josus, ILover of My Soul, Am I a Soldier of the Cross and othei happy strains w ere giv en At Cairo tho train struck the Illinois Cen tral It is one of the first loads m the country The track is even and ind the ride smoothly, and on it and N !N and M V the tune lost by the wreck on the M and C was made up Into St Ixmis it was a pleasant an 1 rapid iido More than a mile a minute was made quits often, and the quick running pleased the boys The train came into St IJouis at 8 o'c'oclv having made up the lost time between here ind Memphis The supper here was eiiiovpd, and when tbe bovs boaided the train it was for the last their nde to tho drill It was for a run from St Louis to Kansas Citj, over the Burlington route OFF ITOR KANSAS CITY Mr Blake of the Burlington who is well L n own in Atlanta as a member of THIS C ON STIICTION. a few years ago took charge of the party here To the Rifles' special train, a Pullman sleeper and baggage car charteieil by the Walsh Zouaves of bt Louis were at tached Then the Atlanta special coaches were swung on This made a train of nine coaches all Pullman cars and all con taintng military companies, the mili- tary train known since the war The train will leave hero at 8 30 and if the orders given are earned out will roll into Kansas City at G 15 o'clock It is a 337 mile run but it can be made The tram follows the regu'ar, which is one the fastest trains in the country, and will move over the vlis souri prairies like i swallow Upon reaching Kansas City in the morning the boys will march to the drill grounds and go m Then they will join the grand parade and afterwards draw for position in the drill E C But FFEY Other Companies Knronte KANSAS CITT, Mo June 1 interstate military and competitive dnll begins here to- morro'w iNuirerons pri7O9 liav e attracted many of the crack companies from all over t] c country, and preparations hav-e been made for the attendance of 21 000 men The parade ground has boeii prepared directly in front of the grand-stand on the spacious lawn of the Trotting association The competitive drills will all occur there The National Fencibles of "Washington, D C are here and LaG-range Rifles of La- Grange, Ga They were mot at the s'ation by a detachment of local militia and escorted to the camp Among the companies and organi nations which will arr-ve tomorrow are the Walsh Zouaves, of St Louis Merchant Zouaves, of Memphis, Teun Atlanta Rifles and Atlanta Zouaves, of Atlanta, Ga Men- dan Cadets, of MempUis, Tenn Jacksonville Bines, of Jacksonville Fla Pans Pickets of Pans, Texas, Dallas Light ArtiUerv, battery fromSt PaaljMmn ChieagoZouaves Vurora Zouaves, Phoamx Rifles, of Dayton, Ohio, Zouaves, Denver Light Guard In- dianapolis Battery Kockville Battery, of Rockville, Ind DanviJIe Battery, of Dan- ville, HI Branch Guards of St Louis, Linck Zouaves, of Nasnville, Tenn Murdered by One of Hie Kmploves- IAXTLK ROCK, Ark June 1 A McMil- lan, one of tlie wealthiest mill men in the state, was murdered at one of lus mills in Lin- coln county last evening bvan overseer named Horvalle Hiprville became enraged at a fan cied wrong, and, telling all tlie bands to at- tend, to Ins hanging, crept upon McMillan, shooting him twice with a double-barrelled snot-gtm Posses from BesTia and Lincoln counties are scouring tlie county for Horville lie Brlth 1 quinquennial convention of tha Independent Order B'Nai Brjtbassemb'edTiere today, all states in the union and Germany and Houmaina bc.ng rep- resented by some eighty delegates Senator "William Levinstein, ot Richmond, permanent chairman. The message of Julian, Bien. president of tlie order, occupied .the cipal pare oi jjae session The convention will meet tomorrow ai the Tiouse ot delegates and session several days Many im- portant subjects Tnli-occnpy its attention. International Sunday school Convention. Pmcsetrna, Pa 1 Sixth Inter- national Sunday-school convention of the United Stafes and British North American provinces will open here June and remain m session all tlio-week. gatea are espectci to be m attendance. FODM> HER CHJL.D BlotUer and Meet After of Separation ST Lours May the crowd at the union depot this morning hen the mom- ing trams came in was Mrs Freeman who tite imval Texas of her daughter She was much excited at the prospect, and when at last recognized her child she wept for joy aa sho clasped it m a warm embrace and covered ita face with Liss.es There a ery prettj took out f >r a walk rlrs tieen fell su k and while m tins IiOB-utalbhin tl i lut rl out i n onw occasion as USIM) but did not n.turn Wl en. tho adj p she f ind t mt erh ts- ban i Hfnend and her little di ld (r at lore Apicho in Sin. r. te Hi i on olhcer tonhoui Shinlc> 1 mtiod claim on the child but 1 he had nomc ns to send her homo i.ft( r st on vt ir- wait- ing MIN 1- roeman apnl c 1 t VsMstaiit Liiltod fatites Distrtt Alton ey i ihooii who m- teroitel u tl o nailer with the re- sult that the child is si it homo frmi borfc Birani bh ey is now tioned The little li-xby lias grown into a stronff, healfhj >ouns g r Wn, h i not recognize hoc mother bu stcmi 1 con ont to M hor. fahe has been wel treated by lei J UI SOLI) IN HUMS Tlte Supreme Cnu-t Sabbtmt Michael Bwrna m With Original Ai LSTA Me Tune 1 e Lose stato vs Michael Burns ind the sinio vs intOM- catiug 1 quora which has bpen tl o 1 iw courta for two jears wo-s dctidci in favorof Burns Burns imported fro n other countr cs, and sold here, liquors in Hie original pac'c- ages The opinion hays th it tl ere is MO doubt tl foriuerh it b ul the jucl cial ind legislatn e opinion in this stile that such. liquors could leg illv be sold by the importer in the crndition as importe I notwith- standing any general enactments against liquor bellies in the stite wht-e sold and then reviews the various and decisions in Maine showing that legi-U itiires and tho court had uniformly accepted tho la Brown against Marj land as Owing howevoi, to a change in i ubhc sentimont Oft thife and kindled q jost uns it became in tho public mmd a atab e quo tion vvl etner Brown against M m Imd would on recon- sideration be a-Uierel to tl e su- preme court of the L nitod States Tho riibng of Judge "W 1 itehoi se betov vvxs in a measnro to test the quest on agun But the Iowa just dec Ucd b> the supremo court of United c eaily Deities tl c ques icn Tlwr court feels bound bv th it dci sion to rt verso- the ruling below and to sustain iho law as eoii- teiided for by the respondent and sav-s Oar obedience is due however ti the judgment prevailb not tl at jnr Hlatutc is stitutio ial for it prohibits uiiSv tbo 'uulavvfal sale of h jnors but t'u.t its intor- inubt be onal AN EXCESS OF KAIN, But Crops in North t irolina Are Getting Along Finolv RAX.FIGI' N C I-une J weekly weather c-op bulletin of tlm stale ex- station and weather u o for this week, issued night, bays theio IJCDU A decided excess of nautili bi t about the nor- mal conditions of teinperitnrc and aunshiito, during the week ending Ma> 30 !No dainojye is reported except from a fow counties w here tl e ov streams damaged low I ind crops The general effect has been v cry upon crops A comparison of the condition ind progress crops dnrmg Alay with correspondinc period last year shows that season is not only fuither advanced this year, but the condiiion of almost all crops is fai bet- tor so that with normal weathei the of IS'X) islikei> to prove a splendid one lha heaviest rainfall occurred at Lumbcrton Itob- pson cotintv, 501 niches in one day Tho farmers are well up with the work Most farmers hav e no irl> finished setting oufc tobacco plants and oats coutiuuo to impruv e B A Joliet Man Killed forTrjinff to Break Up a O-aine TOLIET 111 May -The baseball craro in Johet prxluced a riot w huh ended last uighC in the murder of Dennis omiskev a brother of the superintendent of thediemual works. The murdered man and his brotner Tames woro> leturiung from the leacnie hall game vthcnt they saw an amateur club play ng near tho> Rock Inland track Tames the joung fellows how to play ball so he took tho> bat from the batter and a general fight ensuad Dennis interfered and was hit on the head with a bat It was a crashing blow, which produced mstant death The evidonco> of the onlookers is conflicting and it is not definitely ascertained w ho struck the fatal blow but it is thought Jiminj Cro'den, one -ot the plajors did it Me made hid escape anti the olhcers are on lus trail AGAIV. She Says Dynamite be the JUlieratorof tlie Human Kace CHICAGO III June 1 Parsons, in a speech today at a meeting of said dynamite nasto be the LbersSrof tlio human race not that people would go around with bombs to destroj human life batihataa gunpowder Iiad abolished the power of tlio fendal barons so would dynamite, in tho handa of the working render (the armies of the capitalists use'ess in a street light Resolutions prepared by Mrs Parsons were adopted, dcclarjig the finding of dyna- mite at Haymarlcet monument to be at- tempt upon the part of the police to raKe aa anircfeist hue and cry for a purpose of their o-vn, particnlarly to prejudice the case of den, fachwab and Xeebe The Mliilista on Their Way i, June 1 gation in the case the arrested nih lists shows that Keinc'iBteio. the leader, niannfactured ths bouibs awd was the o ily one who charged the boajbs cSr- plosives Tt is stated that several aners cannot be convicted oa the charge of manufacturing explosues but t'ley will be erpeHed from tlie country It is rejiortedt tliat Demsta had snmmoned a meetriig day to concert an attempt on the life of tbo czar and a simultaneous rising in different saris of Eussia, and that f-eutv aihi'ists, with, nfenial machines, Tiad already smarted fas; Russia Gossip frerni I trsr Jnne 1 "Wyso lias sailed front Hampton on a missum connected thn ____na canal M Movelncoar legislator -of ;he Panama Canal companv, instructed SI. after v siting the canal works at to nroceed to Carthagema and Bogota to ne- the Columbian goveminent fora of the canal concc-sion Xt tat jxpectcd that M "Wyse will return to Paris in Colonel Gourano placed a wreath ou the toaab of IdiFajette yesterday A. Blfi Tiniber Eaft on The Delaware, f -------------jy jf rait ever broualit r-verfrom tbe head waters ba., just arrived Ixere fronj Dingnmn s ferry it is t Vetter, and vriil be mn Sn-betand ftflOQ atid ataboatSSjWO, i. i.
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