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Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - June 4, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia VOL. XXI. ATLANTA, GA., WEDNESDAY'" -JtTNE .4, PAGES. CEISP WORRIED THEM. GEOKOIAlf BEFESDS TVSFIS'S ICIGBT TO THE SEAT HE NOW OCCUPIES. r. Crisp Mnkca a Nomination In Wlmt He Calls the Election Now Going on tne House. WASHINGTON, Juno Crisp, of Georgia, made a great, speech iu the contested election case from Alabama today. His very first sentence brought forth applause from the democrats, and they continued cheering throughout his entire speech of over an hour. He dealt the republicans some stunning blows, and, indeed, kept them iu tbe hottest kind of water until he sat down. He opened his speech with the remark that as the house was going to hold an election for a representative from the fouryh district of Alabama, he had a man he wanted to put in nomination. He would assure the gentlemen of the republican side of the cham- ber that bis man was endorsed j by a majority of the people of the district from which it was the object of tho republicans to elect a mem- ber, and that if tbe wishes tho people of tbe district were considered, his man would he elected. His man was Louis W, Turpin, the democrat who has occupied the seat since the'opening of this congress, and the man who tho people of Alabama sent here by a very large majority of their votes. This statement, which every republican on the floor of the house know to be true, worried the republican pirates no little, while the democrats ap- plauded every sentence to the echo. TURNS HIS GUNS ON REED. Then tbe Georgian threw some heavy shot into the big carcass of Tom Reed. He said it tho policy of the republican party, as an- nounced by Iteed in his Fittsburg speech, tbat they must pnss a law that would give them the authority to do the counting aud certifying in all elections for seats in congress, and that that statement was a fair illustration of the manner by which they would enforce all laws which they had the power to enforce. They had the power to elect a mau in Mr. Turpin's place, but he hoped they were satisfied with their already large majority, and would now vote honestly. Colonel Alabama, followed Judge Crisp in a very strong argument. Tho elec- tion comes off tomorrow at 2 o'clock and then Mr. Turpin will be turned down. He has some hope that there arc enough honest repub- licans to allow him to hold the seat to which he was honestly elected, but there are no other democrats who knows the ways of tho republicans, who entertain such views. Mr. Turpin. will make a speech on his own case to- morrow. A GEORGIA POST-MASTER. B. F. Morgan was today appointed post- master at Montezuma, Marion county. AN RLETTIOX REPORT The bouse committee on elections tbis morn- ing submitted its report on the .Miller-Elliott contested case, front South Carolina. That is the republican members submitted their re- port, favorable to turning out Colonel Elliott, and in it they make the very broad assertion that tbe South Carolina election laws are in violation of the constitution of that state. If tbis bo true, then every representative from the state of South Carolina could be turned of his seat in congress. But instead of carrying out this assertion, and draw- ing conclusions from it, the report takes up the question of whether or not Colonel Elliott received tho largest number of votes, and decides that he did not. Tbey do not hold that by reason of the uncon- stitutionally of the election law, no election held, but concluded that Miller, the negro republican contestant, is entitled to the seat by a majority of 757. Elliott was elected by a majority of thirteen hundred and fifty-five, vutos, but the republicans are sure to turn him out, counting the votes which were put in the wrong boxes, and which, under the laws of Bouth Carolina, are not entitled to be counted. However, tbe republicans pay no attention to elections in the states. They hold elections and elect their men here. E. "W. B. A FIOHT FOR A SEAT. Crisp Tnrpin's Right to His Seat. WASHINGTON, June 3. The house proceeded to the consideration of the Alabama contested election case of McDuffie vs. Turpin. Mr. Comstock, of Minnesota, opened the discussion witji an argument in favor the claims of the contestant. Mr. Crisp, of Georgia, presented the claims -of the contestee. After reviewing portions of the evidence, he referred to the slim attend- ance in the house. The majority report said that the election in the fourth district of Ala- bama was a farce. "What was this? [Laughter.] What kind of an election was this? How many members (outside of the members of the committee on elections) liad read the report of tho committee? He would pause to allow any gentleman to reply. Mr. Allen, of Michigan, said tbat so far as lie was conccerned tbe report had been care- fully attended to. Mr. Crisp Did you read it? Mr. Allen Yes. Mr. Then I commend the gentleman to bis constituents. Mr. Allen And my constituents will respond heartily. How many counties are in the dis- trict under consideration? Mr. Crisp Five. Mr. Allen. I just wanted to know. Mr. Crisp Did you think I knew as little about tbe case as you do? [Laughter.] Mr. Crisp denounced what he declared was the partiality of the elections committee. Tbis was in contrast with democratic congresses. Democratic congresses had often seated repub- licans. How many gentlemen ou tho republi- can side had voted in this congress for demo- crats. He saw one, and only one. (Referring to Mr. Hill, oE Illinois.) Mr. Comstock Has not every republican vote been cast to keep three democrats in their seat? Mr. Crisp Yes and I think that was done in order that you might have monuments of your generosity to point to. [Laughter.] Mr. Comstocfc Con the gentleman point to uny monuments on this side Mr. I can'point to two or three gen- tlemen on that side who are monuments of tho generosity, or rather the justice, of the last house. Mr. Rowell, of Illinois, inquired whether it a fair and honest law by which one party <lid all the counting in'an election. M Ro respectful to the gentleman he would say that tho proposed bill was a dishonest proposition. Mr. Rowell Is not such the fact in this very election case Mr. Crisp No, sir; you will find a few pre- cincts, probably, where the officers were of one party, but in a majority of them tbe ofncers were of different political parties. Mr. Rowell There" were not six precincts In the district where there were trustworthy republican officers. [Democratic laughter.] Mr. In a few cases that was true but tbey were the .best you had. [Laughter.] In conclusion Mr. Crisp put Turpin nom- ination; as a representative from the fourth -Alabama district. That was all he could .do. i Me. Bergen, of Jersey, submitted an Mr. Crisp replied (referring to the proposed owell supervisor bill) that if it were not di argument in favor of Mr. McDaffie's right to a seat. Oates, of Alabama, in supporting Mr. Turpin's claims, said that it had become too common on both sides of tbe house simply to take the reports tliat came from the comniit- "teo on elections and blindly to follow them without investigation and without seeking to know the (ruth. Mr. Kowell, of Illinois, defended the com- mittee on elections from the charge of par- tiality, arid in allusion to Mr. Crisp's nomina- tion of Mr. Turpin, said that in an election here there wonld be an honest count and no stuffing of thing which had not taken place in the fourth district; of Ala- bama Tor the last ten years. Pending further discussion the house, at adjourned. SILVER TALK IN THE SEXATE. THE -SHAM SIXTY- ONE THE FIRST DRILL AT Tlie Marmadubes Matte 3 Good Bat tlie Rifles Are to Drill Y f a lack of evidence, claiming self-defense and there were no witnesses. The place of the recent killing is twenty-five miles from a tele- praph station. LETTER FROM LORD WOLSEtEY, Which He Pays a High Tribute to the Memory of Lee. ICHMOND, Va., June 3. [Special.] Lord IVolseley, a great admirer of Lee, was one of he few distinguished foreigners who was ex- ended a special invitation to attend tbe un- veiling of the statue last Thursday. He was not able to come, but Governor MeKlnney. >resident of the Lee Monument association, oday received a letter from hi m, dated House, Greenwich Park, S. E., May in which he Says Mr. Frank Lawley fias forwarded to me an invl- ition to attend the unveiling of a monument to taegcrreat general and patriot, Robert Lee. I am fratefnl to your excellency for this kind thought >f one who takes the deepest interest in every liing that affects the interests and welfare of the American people, ol the same stock as ourselves. Speaking tbe same language, governed by the ame laws, and ifntmed the same love of fair )lay and it would be unnatural if we were tot the same in spirit and inspiration. Without utering upon any vexed question. Is it not, there- ore, natural that all Englishmen should be proud of General Lee, as we are protatjxf General Gor- don. Those two men were the only great patriotic heroes I have ever known, and i Uonor-them tto ny thoughts, as if .they were twin brothers, and both bad been my. own comrades in arms, Bayne a Denomination. June Hon. Thomas 31. te, congressman from the twenty-third tcti" refused a renoroination today, and' Colonel A; Stone, ex- United States ustrict attorney was nominated. Colonel Jayne had two-thirds of tbe delegates to tbe convention inihis favor, and being assured of a nomination be made an address to the dele- gates withdrawing in lavor of Colonel Stone. the twenty-second district Hon. John Dal- was renomiaated. Mr. Bayne's excuse or refusing the nomination was tbat he was irora out and unable to work. He bad worked or the honor of tbe nomination as a vindica- ionr had succeeded and waa satisfied. Snh'g Cotton Review. NEW Futures were a little inner at the opening on a storage- report from Liverpool, which scared some of the recent short sellers and brought in .as buyers to cover. tot, bears soon recovered? courage, aud. began and left. After the last oaUtheyirtade a sharp attack: upon August, the I5i Jcin g alarofr -and running away irom hatHinontli, whicS has not been a favorite with. Operators for ra riser The ueit crop, notwithstand- ng favorable weather reports Jttum tue south, was comparatively to the fact titat in. the past fortrfiiht-it baa shared hut :Iittfo onos in tk crop. NOT AFBAID OF US, Off I ORDER TO PROTECT AMERICAN 1C the United States Sends Cruisers to ring Sea. British Men-of-War Will Ba Sent News. _.. LOKDON, June Times declares thaC the order to dispatch the American cruisers to 'V' Behring sea smacks too m-uch of the methods X" of the first Napoleon in dealing with weafc statesmen, and that if the order is executed British men of war must follow. "We caa only the Times continues, "that the pressure from Irish-Americans i' has induced Mr. Elaine to withdraw; from his apparent desire for a diplomatic tlement. We believe England will agree to a V, time for seal-fishing in open sea; but such an arrangement must be international and cannot A; be imposed on the world by American gun- boats at the bidding of Mr. Blaiue." tlie Prince is Side. BERLIN, June prince of Saxe-Meiiu ingen, brother-in-law of the emperor, who was visiting at Coblenz, was taken ill at his hotel, at that place. The attack is O'-- tributed to injuries received by the upset of the carriage in which he was riding Emperor William, on Sunday, tbe25th V at which time the emperor sprained his foot. Three doctors were summoned to attend pnnce, and they advised that he be immodi- ately removed to Berlin. _v The Articles "Were Not Genuine. PAKIS, June has writ- ten a letter to the papers, in which he says that the articles recently published pnrportimjV to be extracts from the memoirs of PrinceTaL- leyrand wore not genuine. Ko one but afawy.'Y- intimate friends, who would not divulge contents of the paper, have ever .teen the man.- uscript. The alleged extracts, the duke were supplied by a man who hud boon taryto Prince Talleyrand. He imitated handwriting of the original manuscript, and drew on-imagination for the alleged facts. French Duty on Ctrrn. PARIS, June the clutmber of deputies... today, BI. Oevelle, minister of announced that the government accepted tho proposal to impose a duty of three francs maize. M. Viette, free-trader, demanded joumment, but liia demand was to 185. The discussion will be resumed Tburs- day. Parnoll Gathering His Forces. LONDON, June urgent "whip" has been issued colling upon V-! ist members of the house of commons to be in ,v5'- their seats on Thursday. It is reported that motion will be made to adjourn the house order ro censure tlie government fur proclaim.-1' i'" ing the recent meetings at Tipperary. -V v, Tlie Nihilist In Franco. ST. PETERSBVKC, June has come to> the knowledge of tbe police of this city that-Ar: the nihilists in France are engaged in a conspiracy against the lifo of. the czar. French police wore made cognizant of conspiracy by the authorities here, aud on track of the conspirators. O; The Legislature is Republican hat tlie GOT- enor is a Democrat. PORTLAND, Ore., Jnne repnb- lican majority for congress IH estimated at from S The republican wtate central- committee concede the re-election of Pennoyery democrat, for governor by 500 to Both branches of the legislature are can by large majorities. The remainder of the state ticket is repuo- lican by majorities ranging from to The legislature will stand: licans, 22; democrats, 7. 28; democrats, 22. THE SPORTING WORLD. Reaalt of Baseball Games 'J-vi; At 2; base 2, errors 4. Cincinnati 5; base 6, errora and Zlmmer; Foreman and' Baldwin. At New York 5; r base hits 9, errors 9. Boston 14; base hijs G, errora 1. and Brown; Radbourae aatt Kelly. At 5; base bits 10, I. St. Louisa; base hits 7, errors 5. Stratton and Ryan Stivetts and JHonyan. At 3; base 4, errors Columbus 6; base hits 10, errora 3. Eaton and O'Connor; Cushman, Rogers and Xichol. At 7; base bitSf 3, errors 5. Chicago 8; base hits 13, errors 2. Sowdera and Merger; Couglilea "CC and Kittredge. At 4; hita G, Cleveland 0; base MM 5, erraitf-', V. 5. and Boyle; Gruber and der. At trits 7, errors 5. Boston 4: base hits 8, errors- and Clements; Clarkson Bennett. At New York 7; hitlT i'V- II, errors G. Brooklyn 20; base hits 20, errors and Murphy; Somera, and Stallinps. _ At 7; hits 17, errors 5. Athletics 8; base hits and Bngga; Ksper and son. At 3; bape errors 5. Fittsborg 7; base hits 8, k Haddock and Stack; Calvan At !-V I 5; base hits 2. Brooklyn G; 6ase liita errors 8. JJuffington a Cross; Murphy and Dally. At 6; base hits 7, errors Rochester 1; base bits 3, errors 4. timore and Stybarr, and McGuire. Latonia Races. ijecixxATl, June weather at was all that could be desired. First race, one mile, Mamie Fonso won. Silver., -V King second, Silver Lake third. Time Second race, one mile and seventy Clamor won, Robin second. Crawfish third. Time 1 Third race, one and an eicbtft mile. won, Bonita second, Hydy third. Time I Fourth race, latonia Oaks, for three-year-old Vv. fillies.nule and a quarter; starters: Helter Cit', English. Lady. Lons Shore. Julia Marie K English Lady won, Julia Magee Eaiay third. Time 2 .Fifth race, four and a half forlonpa. Bramble-; tmsh won, Tom Rogers second, Miss third. Time Morris Park Races. EW TOIEK, June race, one-half FrJtz won, Lima second, Kellie BIy Tame, "v Second race, one mile and three Priotan won, Frather second. Sir Gme, 2 Third race, five lorlongs. Retribution _ Chatham second, Kirkover third. Fourth race, varoX SInaloa won, second, Bibelot third. Time, Fifth race, seven forlongs, Esquimaux ftaximna second, Kempland third. Time, Sixth race, one mile. Brother Ban won, Koyal second, Bella B third- Time, 1 TELEGRAPH BREVITIES. The assignment of Bowden Jenkins, si brofcers Sew York, was filed terday. A private consistory has been convoked by ione for June 23d, and a pobbc consistory-for- rone SOtiu The Alabama repoblicaa state convention.witt: meet in Montgomery today. If is not bat a state ticket wiH be nominated, V- of the Census Porter naa strticted enumerators and snpernsocs ta oi any information or rongU estimates to anr1 xrrsoa XZiese instrnctjona isrete sene on acumne of fnqataes NEWSPAPER! xNEWSPA'FERr

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