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   Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - June 7, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia                               net r J PRICE FIVE CENTS. L1V1NGSTONJS OUT. He Will Not Make the Race for Governor, But WILL CON FESTMTH STEW ART tor the Honor of Representing the Fifth District m Congress THE FILLD CLEAR TO KORTHEN Receive the Full Alii ante Support How it AAas All Brought About For gov r >r 1 hat 11 tl e attitude of Colonel I conld is F In ngstou president of the Georgia btate Fanners alliance Colonel I iv mgston will not enter the race lor he announces He will mike the race agamst Judge Stewart for con gross He will probablv make the formal announcement of that f lit at Decnt jr where ho si eaks oil next Tuesclav Colonel Northen will pr.bablv havethngs all hisownwaj m the race foi the govcinor 8lup ___ The Tetter Written That is in brief the political situation as cle veloped J esterdaj Thursday Colonel living-ton reached It was Known that he hid come for the purpose of making a formal an nouuconieiit of his intentions concerning tho governorship to settle the quest oil of h s can 1 clacv He would not talk upon the sub joct however lestcrdav morning bri0ht and earlv ho to the head Barters of the alhai cc and tikingaseat it Ins desk be wntiiu toirespondencewliicli had an mnulite 1 vv xs attended to and then ho bewail the letter which was to be the answer to the quest on so often asked What is going to do0 That letter was addressed to Messrs W Stanies an I Thomas r W.nn presidents of tho Fultm Countj and Crwumett County alii auces respectively The Fulton County alliance had it will lie remembered pissed resolutions demanding of i Colonel I ivmgston that he be a candidate foi governor while the Gwmnett alliance had TV armly endorsed him for the same po 61 tion The letter was written for the Southern armor Editor Brown s oiheial orean ot the Georgia alliance and wil 1 apt ear 111 that paper iievt Monday A. I ONSTITITION repie- seiitauvowas however peimitted to read the letter and Cither its contents Colonel Iivmsston leclines to run He thanks tho members of the alliance one and all for their mauj nattering references to 1 im self and for the tender of their support then ho "ivcs two reasons for his declination To be successful we (the alliance) must bo hirmomous Vs pre-.icl. nt of tho state alliance It is my duty to go w here I can serv e my peo- ple best He mentions no names m connection with the gov oniorslup but it is evident he means that the alliance support shall be given to Colonel ISorthen And he says nothing about being a candi date for congress but his second reason given above covers the whole ground A Conference of For the past two w ecks there has been much talk in the state about a split m the alliance in Georgia and the probable candulacj of Colo nel "Livingston in opposition to Colonel The apparent breach seemed to widen and after Colonel s speech in Thomson and the replv by Captain Brown editor ol the Southern Alliance Farmer the split seemed to be a certainty A great many dark horses began to feel gool and expected to lie brought in the race oil the home stretch But it seems that in tho past few dajs the le iding alhancemen in the state hav e been hard ance met his heartv endorsement and approval Colonel Peek and 1 both expressed great regret that there should have been any misunderstand ing on this matter that wonld tend to diwum'on or division in the allUnce and democratic party Mr Brown the editor of The Alliance tanner, now agrees with the expressions made bv Co'onel Peek facts Mr Brown will state in the next is sue of The Southern Ylllance I armer June 5 1890 AV T NO11THFN THE CONSTITUTION is reliably informed that telegrams and letters hive been written fioin i to different alliances in the state, notifying thorn of this action It is also re- lublj informed that C Noitlien will re- ceive the solid alliance of the state for gov ernor As to Colonel Hardeman A friend of Colonel Hardoniaii stated jes- tcrdav that ho would not be a candidate for governor and that while his frienis might possiblj vote for him he had not othciallj an- nounced his c indidacj and would not It is altogether i r bib o th it lie also will support olonel Peek and the THE WBJCB CABOT IS TSVISS OA.VE PASSED FOR THE CORRUPTION OF ELECTIONS. Ho Claims That its Prortnlons Win Be cepteUNeit TaradayMsW, and That It Will Then Be Pasued. Col mel Northell olonel 1 i bontlieni w Inch is the organ of the alliance in the state ate (Ciuiig to ve their heal ty support to C olonel N loiiel Livingston ov en stronger with the farmers than ever that is possible Colonel Xorthen In Houston FORT VALLPY Juno G Colonel Ivorthon spoke here this afternoon to qmte a respectable audience, and his address was well spoken of even by the sensible H inlemim men who were present His course w as manly and straightforward in answering some of tho charges made against him and he e Uogized Colonel Haieleman 111 the highest de 'ree Ho said he had no charges to make ernor Had the flght between Colonel Northen COI.IIMBIA, 8. C June w announced that if Captain Benjamin B TU- man, the farmers' candidate for governor, is elected, tlmt he will be a candidate tor senator against General "Wade Hampton, whose term will expire at tlie-nest session of the legisla- ture As the majority of the legislators are followers of Tillman, there is no doubt of his being able to defeat the "Leader of '76 For this reason the Tillman party is moving very cautiously in its selection of a eaiidi date for lieutenant-governor BECOMES ALL IMPORTANT This officer is generally the most unimport- ant, but in v tew of the probabihty of his step ping into the gubernatorial chair, six months after election the Tillman party is holding it for the most influential man who will appreci- ate the possibilities This party is finding it difficult to satisfy its most prominent leaders with the promise of office The offices are many times too few for the leaders who want them, and as several are fighting for the nomination to the same orace, there is great danger of dis- cord in the ranks of the farmers' inov ement party SENATOR BUTLER'S VIEWS Senator M C Butler came from'Washington yesterday and made an addiess at a college commencement Both Senator Hampton and himself are apposed to the movement under Tillman, and Senator Butler yesterday OT pressed his disapprobation of the turn affairs had taken He is fearful that a split m the democrats will result in republican success Both senators from this state favor the union of farmers for the purpose of bettering their condition but oppose the Tillman movement, which thev regard as dangerous A 8H.VEK CHAMPION. Senator Plumb OHei Some Fienres as to the lalne of Currency WASHINGTC N, June 6 Platt presented a petition from the tobacco growers and dealers of the Housatomc Valley, Conn in favor of a specific duty of not less than S-' per pound on imported wrappers Referred to the finance new conference was ordered on the depen ng It will probably be 11101 eiatue like the law wh ch practically now exists GFOnriANS 1-. VV Post master I ocke ot Wacon is here He comes to talk with tho republican leaders about the adv isability of running republicans for congress m the various Georgia districts' William A White was today appointed col- lector of customs at bt Mary s Colonel and Mrs K C Wade of Savannah, arrived here today They are visiting Judge Miller and family at Tacoina ENCOURAC1NG REPORT Of tiie Business Outlook-Kevlew by K G' Co M.W l K Tuneo -E O Dun Co s weekly rev icw of trade savs All indications regarding legit mate business continue the same time there is a renewal of i] eeulative excitement based on the i rospect that the silver bill will eneedilj pass both houses anil in such a form til it executive ap prov can be expected It is difficult at times to distinguish between merely speculatlv e anu more substmtial improvement but iu this instance there is no room to doubt that conditions are nnprov ing for the productive industries and for legitimate trade Crop prospects hav e brightened wouderfullj The general average of prices has not been affected much as yet, but has tnrned upward and manufactured products with bread stuirs Bhow a general tendency! to advance Ke norts from other emus are almost with out exception lavoralilo The great industries show clearlv a general teiidene y toward improve meiit in iron weakness ap( ears nowhere while ._ tinny quotations is reporteu anu at anthracite No I to ?18 by dent pension bill and Messrs, Davis, Savvjer aud Blodgett were appointed conferees on the part of the senate The silver bill was taken UD and Mr Plamb addressed tho senate He confessed that his hope for the passage of the bill at the present session had not grown by the performance of the last two or three vv eeks There were two questions as to the volume of currency and the other as to what currency should consist of Ihere seemed to be a general concen sus of opinion that the volume of currency should he increased He declared that the circulation today was 000 000 less than the framers of financial legislation of 18T5 anticipated although the commercial business of the country had doubled within that time There vv ere v arymg estimates of the outstanding circulation own estimatewas that deducting the amounts hold in the treas- ury and 111 the national banks for reserve pur poses, the total amount which the people of the United States had for the transactfonof daily business could not exceed 000 He believed that it was and upon that narrow foundation had been built an normous structure of credit propped up here nd there by dev ices of v anous kinds aud cause it provided that whan silver was at par the minis should he open to-free coinage Tbe country needed an. expansion of currency in a safe war. and this "bill provided for it Mr Walker, of Massaelniljetts, referred to the argument that thejce waa business de- pression Ixneanse of low prices. There was not n. word of troth in it. There-was not a solitary iact that jnstanad thestateinents made in fav or of free K was said that the farmers werfroppreased, were men on the "floor corn when the %cl, was never was a day since, the eun shone oil the earth when a farmer conld pay ott debt on his larm with as Jew days? srorfcas be could today He asserted that the demonetization of silver not the cause of the decrease of Prices bad been gorng down for a hundred years The demonetization of silver had not had the slightest appreciable effect on the de- preciation of prices More money meant more misery [Laughter Mr Perkins, of all love misery Mr" Walker said that money could only be used in limited amounts A sufliciency was enough Money was like a railroad Ion could not use a railroad beyond the needs of the freight desired to be transported upon it When you had done that, you had used the railroad to Its fullest extent and it was no longer necessary And so it wasjwith money Money had no place in economics it was an incident to economics You might destroy all the gold and silver in the world tonight and wake up m the morning and the world would not be hurt one iota It was an absolute disgrace to the house to hear the rot that was talked here and he had talked some of it himself was going to vote for the pending bill because he knew that the members of the house from 1868, up to the present tame for the purpose of getting back here, had urged and encouraged the people in their folly until they had come to such a state of mind that something must be done or they would break the members up [Laughter It was pure politics, that was all about it In the course of an argument to show that there was sufficient gold in the world to supply the money demand, he was fieqneutly inter rnptedbyMr Payson of Illinois, Mr Heard of Missouri, and others The energy of his re nlies taken in connection with the heat of the dav was too much for Mr Walker and much to the merriment of the house lie doffed his coat and proceeded with his speech in his shirtsleeves Mr Blount contended that silver demoneti cast a blighting curse over every body except the capitalists This curse wa somewhat removeof bj the act of 18T8 and the business of the country began to grow more prosperous The present contraction of cur lency was due to the demonetization act o 1H73 To increase the volume of circulatioi was the only way to relieve not only the agri cultural interest, but every other interest in the country He criticized the treasury bill declaring that it was intended to stop the fur ther coinage of silver to the oame plane as anj other commodity It was a all street uieas- ure_a scheme of the old enemy of the masse of the people He also criticized the caucus bill and advocated the free-coinage measure Mr Bland inquired whether it was in orde for him to offer an amendment The speaker replied that ll was not Mr Bland said that he could only protest 'amst the denial of the right of a member of THE PAPERS SEffT IN, ur WITS H REGARD TO THE OUTRAGES At Cedar Federal Officials Com- plain That Bfo AHTWas Given Them Their Search For the Bfayor WASHM.GTON, June 6 president senO o the senate today, in response to the rosola- lon of May 26, requesting information con- cerning the alleged landing of an armed forca rom the United States revenue cutter 'JIcLane at Cedar Fla and the al- eged entry of houses of citizens by force, and their alleged pursuit of citizens of the United States in tho surrounding country a letter containing what he describes as all the informa- tion possessed by the executive department relating to the matters inquired about 16 will be observed, says the president that United States collector of customs at C edac Keys had been driven from his office an i from the town, and the administration of the cus- toms laws of the United States at that oortt suspended by the violent demonstration aaol threats of one Cottrell ma% o- of the place, As- sisted by the town marshal Mitchell If ife had been necessarj as I do not think it can bei in any case, for a L nited States officer to ap- peal to the local authorities for immuuit? from violence in the exercise of his duties fcno situation at Cedar Keys did not suggest or encourage such an appeal for those to whom the appeal would have been addressed themselves law less instruments of threatened violence It will alwavs be agreeable if the local authorities acting upon their own sensa of duty, maintain tho public peace in such A way that the officers of the C nited States shall have no occasion to appeal for the interven- tion of the general government but n hew this is not done, I shall deem it my dtitv to use adequate power vested in the e make> safe and feasible the hold and exercise> of offices established by the fed- eral constitution and laws Tha means used in this case w ere in my opinion. law ful and necessary and the omcers do noft seem to have intruded upon any pmato righft in executing warrants placed in their hands "A letter dated August 4th last, which appears in the correspondence! submitted, appealing to me to intervene for the protei tion of the city of Cedar Keys from the brutal violence of t >ttrell it will be noticed was written before the appoint- ment of the new collector 1 h it othcers of tlio law should not have h id the sj mpatli j of ery good citizen in their efforts to bring these men. to merited ounishmeiit is a matter of surpneo and regret It is a very grim commentary upon the condition of social order at Cedar Keys, that only a woman who had as sho the minority to offer an amendment He as a member of the committee on coinage, weights and measures had asked whether he would be allowed to offer a free-coinage substitute The chairman had replied that it would he so ar ranged He did not want to charge any gen tlemen with acting in bad faith but he did charge that there liad been neglect ui carrying out of promises of the carrying nuttee Gag upon the this been done had been plated minority Why had Unas for the purpose of and Colonel Liv ingston continue I there is not a particle of doubt that it would have resulted Hi beating both candidates Colonel was preparing a letter m response to the article copied in THE COVSTI TbTiON from The Southern Farmer hen he receiv ed a letter from Hon W L Peek president of the alliance exchange, asking a conference Colonel Northeii promptly responded to the request and came to Ulaiita a few dajs ago and here the conference was held the differences were talked over very treely by tho alhancemen and it was deter mined tint tlrey would pool their issues and insist on Colonel Northen as then candidate for governor When Colonel Northen left daj before jesterday matters vv ere left m this condition for the approv al of Colonel I ivmg ston on his return from southwest Georgn Colonel Livingston returned josterday and after a full conference -with the parties who have conferred with Colonel Northen he agreed to the proposition, aud wrote the letter spoken of abov e A tetter From, Colonel Northen THK COVSTITCTION received from Colonel Northen vosterdav the following lettei touch 11 g this matter Kutroi ysSTircnoN I am in receipt or a letter from Colonel W L reck piesidcnt of the alii nice exchange for this state asking me to meet him and other illiancemen m the city ot Atlanta and to stop ansthing that tends to divide or dis tract our people until after tins conference At the request of Colonel Peek, and earnestly desiring mvself to maintain harmony in the alii ance and the democratic party, I have desisted from sayuu, anything in reply to the editorial copied from the Southern Farmer into THF CONST m TIO-V I have met Colonel Peek and Mr Brown, tfre ed Jtor of The Southern Alliance 1 armer, and others and had with them the conference sought Colo nel Peek, In tho presence of these gentlemen did rue the honor to say that, in his opinion, mv efforts for the last several years, in the Interests of the formers of Georgia, deserved the highest commendation at tho hands of the people of the and that my work ill toe interests of the alli- enormous si and there kept swelling and wh ch it rested tion to the Crowing while thobase on lid not grow in propor structuic Ihe senator hke putting the government into the hands of one family aud that it did seem to him that out of the many eligible men in the state the people could select all the state omcers without giving two to one family Colonel Northen was dignified and extremely respectful in all of his allusions to Colonel Hardeman He made several allu sions to himself as to what he had done for Georgia from Ins labors ill the school room up to the present time as he had no one present to tell the people of his acts for him but was extremely modest in them which captivated all his hearers Colonel Northen assured the people that he prayed God that he might be able to finish his canvas and at the day of the election even if he was defeated, he want cd it to bo said that Northen went through the campaign and came out with clean handsand a clear conscience His friends in Houston are going to stand by him______ Killed by a Pencil. BIRMINGHAM, Ala June 6 BIRMINGHAM, Ala June 6 necia Joshua Lacy, -A farmer who liv es a few miles from this city, met vv itli a peculiar accident jesleiday which cost him his life He fell from a scaffold with a pencil in his mouth 1 he sharpened point of the pencil stuck in his throat inside, and a piece of the lead broke off It seemed a very slight injury and Lacy re tnrned to woik, hut during the night swelling and hemorrhage set in, and this morning the man died Physicians Ray tho lead in the pencil poisoned the man s blood and caused death __ _ He Killed His Father. HtiiiON. S D Zach T Handley, editor anil proprietor of the Huron shot and kil'ed lost night by Fred, his six toon jeii old son during a quarrel The son isiniail Mr Handley was chairman of the democratic central committee and well known throughout the state _ Good Work by the Western Union. NEW YORK, June 6 report of the great derby race, run on Wednesday, which appeared in the afternoon papers ot that day. was delivered by wire direct in the associated press office here by the -Western Union oaDles mthm five seconds from the time of filing in England. Xbos is the best time on record. with SJODO quoted here as the minimum. Con works continue so fullv emplpved and stocks of pis iron are believed to be so light ttat fear of a further decline during the hot months in which many furnaces close for repairs has manufactures do not improve so clearly Cott.n manufactures continue fairly active and tl" ijcclme ill raw cotton dnnng the week has helped a little The speculativ e inaikets are gen erallv stronger though cotton has fallen ov er with sales- atJ40 000 bales The money market has been variable the treas urj havmj taken in about 81 100010 more than it paid out Exports from Newark in Ma> show 5n increase of per lent over last vear and thou h tho increase in mil orts was nuont 1 per ce "there has been onH moderate realizing by foreigners on American se  a quarto of a Vent In short tho monetarv prospect in all pirts of the eountrj is favorable to business ac ''Business failures last week number for the I intel I States 1 C anacU twenty six I- or the corresponding week last >ear the figures were is 0 failures in the United States and twenty five in Canada _ __ __ FIKKMEN BURNED. Twelve Barrels of Gasoline Explode at a Philadelphia Fire. PHIUDFLPHIA. June G firemen engaged this afternoon in extinguishing a fire in a small building of the Penn Globe and Gaslight company, the flajnes reached the btorage basin in which were twelve barrels Of gasoline A temhc explosion followed, and eleven firemen were caught in a show er of burning oil and were badly burned The men were at once removed to the Episcopal hos- pital Some of them will probably die bom their injuries The fire is said to have ongi nated from a spack from the pipe of a careless employe LUMBER AM> alACmMtKY DFSTROVED NORFOLK, Va June 6 Suffolk this morning fire entirely consumed H W Brad- shaw s planing mill dry kilns, and a lot of lumber, together with all the tools and ma- chinery The loss is about SW 000 insurance Sll.BOO Six cars of the Norfolk and Western Kailroad company were also destroyed The Son's Cotton Keview. NFW YOKK June 0 -Cotton opened a litUe easier under dull accounts from Liverpool and Manchester and a general loss of confidence on the part of bulls, but -long' cotton did not come out quite so freely as was expected, and there was a recovery of three points for this crop The mar yet again relapsed into dullness, but closedsteady Private advices from Liverpool an the published accounts, representin holders of cotton are quite from New York (Mr Hiscock) had yesterday described the greht wealth and prosperity ot re piling uy such financial health and soundness and prosperity why not let tanff alone and let the financial system of the country alone' His idea was that not only should the vacancy of national bank circulation be made Hp, without charge but there ought to be added to that at least as much as would result from the free coinage of silver He was willing to abandon his ideas in favor of flat money, and to widen the case of the credit structure by adding to it all the i Ivor that the United States mints could turn out aMr Plumb went on to speak of the silver bill m connection w ith the question of protec tion The senate had been appealed to jes- terdav by the senator from New York (Mr Hiscock) against the bill in the name of pro- tection He w ould not call it fetich although he did not know what he would call it before he got through, but in its name the senate was asked to keep silver dethroned Silver wasan American much larger product than many others which were to be protected bv duties of JOO or 300 iier cent under the com- tariff bill He wonld like to ask the sen atSr from Lew who was so anxious about foreign commerce what he intended to do with S tanff bill which would prevent tills utroll uvuo cr e parsing a bill through the house the effect of which was to demoralize silver That w as the object of it Mr Kerr of Iowa, advocated the pending bill as a long step in the right direction Mr Townieiid of Colorado, made an un limited free-coinage speech Mr Skinner, of North Carolina denounced as a prime the demoneti7ation of silver in 187 5 but said it would not compare with the enor- mous sin which thiscongress would be guilty of if it deprn ed silver of its monej function Mr Uorsey, of Nebraska thought the bull- ion redemption feature should be stricken out, and he appealed to his side of the house to al low a vote on that proposition Mr McKae ol Arkansas, also spoke in favor of absolute free coinage a he house at 5 o clock, took a recess until 8 o clock, the eiiing session to be for general debate on the bill Mr Perkins, of Kansas, acted as speaker pro tern at the evening session IIAJoa BABI.ES ON THE QUESTION Mr Barnes, of Georgia, expressed his regret that the cries for relief, which came up from all the country should be stifled by party caucus action He had no doubt that if a ote were allowed upon it a large majority would be found in of the free coinage bill He that the demonetization ofaiKer was the cause of the depression m the prices of farm products He argued that the distress throughout says in her letter no son who could be made a victim of his malice had the courage to filo charges against this man who w as then hold- ing a subordinate place in the customs service Papers accompanying the message correspondence between the department or justice and Marshal Weeks and between tho treasury department and customs othcers and omcers of the rev enue cutter McLane which, was sent to Cedar Kejs The detailed rcpoit of S L Estrange, L lilted States deputy mar- shal who was sent to Cedar Keys to search, for Cottrell and Mitchell vv ith -w arrants for their arrest, shows that Cottrell was not found, but Mitchell was arrested and ro'eoaed on bail. Estrange says that he and Captain Smythe, of the McLane, were victimised by people who foiled them several times m their efforts w capture Cottrell. The captain of a steam launch owned by E. Faber demandd S50 a day for the use of tho vessel to make a tnp up the Suwaiiee whoio It was believed Cottrell was hiding when MO a dav it 18 said would have been a big price After Mitchell s release he was reinstate I itt ofhce so we may safely infer that the policy of Mayor Cottrell has been fully endorwd. Not one word appeared in the newspapei pub- lished here Cedar Keys in relation to thr il f- fiiulties between Coitrell and the collcc 01 The attorney general has been misinformed? in the matter of searching In ev ery instance I asked permission w Inch, 1 am pleased to say was readily if not cheer- fullv given I have been scru pa- Ions on tins point and lieutenant C-orden. will bear me out in the fact that we voro complimented upon several occasions for ther unostentatious and orderly manner in con- ducting what we conceived to be a most pain- ful the rabble will talk and The reports of C aptain Smythe of the Mc- Lane and Captain I H Pinkerton collector at Cedar Keys, "agree with the reports thaB uim ersal be found Christendom show ed cause, which could only the demonetization the United States foreign commerce from having any He hoped that he f silver, both in America and Europe and that, as a consequence, the true remedy was, in free coinage and that when the United btates adopted a system of free coinage, the conti have beei r Keys, n publit [shed Pinkerton says 1 had heard that C ottrell said that United States Attorney stripplme would not him as they were particular friends and I mnsE sav that btnpplmg discouraged my action in itha matter and iiviacd me to wait unt 1 CottreU made a further demonstration and then take gun and shoot him it he THE STOKB1S OF YFSTEBDAT. weaker than us about holers o so fheir position The early bloomtog of cottonre- ZnrtvS from Mississippi seems to assure pretty August The out- turnofaiecroptothe flrat June (Chronicle fSures) Snounted to tales, showingthat bales came in sight to May, otaspot-wasl-is lower, and more, for home consumption. might interpret the senator a rem irks on th point as a hopeful augury of the action of th senator in putting his knife into the bill now before the finance committee bill, which would raise the price of nearly everj thing used by the masses of the people Mr Hiscock explained that the point of his argument was that if imports were dimin- ished, it did not follow as a matter of course that the export trade would be diminished It the United States conld place on the markets of the w orld what it had to sell, and could compete with other producers, the nations would buy it, and, just to the extent that tiie United States did not take foreign products in exchange for what it exported would the balance of the trade, in favor of the Lmted States, be increased, and gold would come in to pay these balances The bill was laid aside A message from the president is relation to the landing of an armed force from the revenue cutter, Mclane, at Cedar Keys, Florida, was presented, read and referred to the judiciary committee After acting upon some local bills, and a brief executive session, the senate ajourned TAKES HIS COAT OFF. Representative Walker Crown Very Warm Over the Currency Question, a WASHISGTOV, June 6 silver debate was resumed by the house this morning, Mr Lind, ofMihnesota, being the first speaker Commenting on the three measures before tiie house, he said that the treasury bill was the most objectionable Under a friendly secre- tary it might be made useful in increasing-the volume of currency but under an unfriendly secretary it might be dangerous Personally, he believed that the free coinage Dill presented not only the best, bnt the quickest way to the whole qnestion Bnt he believed that it was best to yield somethngi even to prejudice, it by so doing legislation almost eqnalljreiBcacions, and less objectiona- ble to some classes, conld be secured Such a measure-was the republican caucus bill Mr Flower, of Sew York, confined his re- inarks not to the silver question, but to the constitutional amendment to the people, within prescribed localities, the choice of such, administrative omciala whose func- tions of office lie entirely within a prescribed area, and whose choice is ot consequence only to the people wjwm they immediately serve. Mr Iowa, advocated the canons salver B aopted a sys nental nations of Europe Would follow its ex aMr Wheeler of Alabama, asserted that except in mouev centers there was suffering and dis- tress all over our land that for twenty hie years financial questions had been controlled in congress by Wall street in a manner de structive to the rights and prosperity of the people at large In IWrt, congress enacted laws whicli required the payment of currenc J bonds m coin which robbed the people of nearly a billion of dollars Congress then provided that four per cents and four and a lalf per cent bonds should be paid m coin and he moment silver fell so as to be relatively ess valuable than gold they er so as to compel the people to pa.y the ondsm the dearest metal The bill being onsidered is a sham and a fraud It is a hameful surrender of the rights of the people o Wall street, and the republican party will je held responsible for it [Applause Other sneakers were Messrs Parrott of In- diana abi-metalhst Ellis, of Kentucky, who held that the pending bill as completely de- monetised silver as did the law of 1873, Bur ton of Ohio Lane, of Illinois, of naiana Wickham, of Ohio Montgomery, of Centucky, Holrnan, Heard and others Tne house, at 11 o clock, adjourned until 11 p'clock tomorrow THE TARIFF. The Senate Finance Committee on the Metals Schedule. WASHThBTON, June 6 on the tanff bill was resumed today by the republican members ot the senate finance committee, and when recess was taken at 1 30 it was an nounced that Including chemicals, oils, paints and earths, earthen ware, china and glass-ware had been completed and that copies of them would be ready for the consid- eration of the democratic members of the com- mittee tomorrow morning This afternoon the metals schedule was taKen np wjth a view to completing it before proceeding to discuss other section! ot the bill It IB believed! that none ot the changes made in the bouse hill m tiie two schedules so far are radical in tueir nature or extent It is not known that of duty made m the two schedules are more numerous than theincrease Details are well guarded bv members of the committee Before the committee formally began work todav. Bepresentaiive Farqnhar made an ar- gument mfhehalt ot the maltsters of Oswego, j Several PerBonfl Killed by S Floods and If W ash WASHIVOTOI. June 0 s dispatches chronicle a remarkable number of atmospheric disturbances those in each locality apparently independent of an> other extending over a great stretch of country but not fgrmiiig a general storm The features are terrific thun- der storms drenching rains hill and violent winds _ At sev eral places one or more persons were> killed by lightning sudden floods have torn. out mill-dams and caused wash-outs on rail- roads, from which half a dozen accidents to> trains have resulted These incidents are ported throughout the entire countiy from Nebraska and Iowa to northern New Yort and Canada The heaviest damage in any one) spot is reported from the neighborhood of 1 ilton and Toronto, Canada A Bloody Tragedy NASHVILLF Tenn June 6 Mr. lohn S Halterman was shot and killed by his brother in law, John D Holder at Quebec, m White county, todaj Holder went to Sparta, and gave himself up but was released on Si OOO bond Both the men are old and respectabla citizens, and there is much excitement over the affair at Quebec, where it is reported a moo. is being organized to lynch Holder BREVITIES Tie t.ew York supreme court yesterday affirmea the CTnviction and sentence of ex SheritT I lacjj. Bend offerings yesterdaj TOO nil accepted at four ger and 103 for four and British Eoremment has resolved to adjourn. parliLSSit it the end of July until the middle of "Selnanne hospital bureau of a case of yellow fever on wtttcharrYveu on a vessel from Brazil Rear Admiral C.herehardi and twenty-eight officers of the Atlantic squadron were en- Sertamed in Charleston yesterday by the citjr president yesterday nominated James A. Pine to oecoUector of customs at Fernanduia, lli. William A White at St. Marys Ga Wil- liam L McMillan burvejor of customs at I.ew grand sachem ofTamman other Tammany men. say a Five people participated rathe con- Sieeravesand monuments-were elaborate. THonreaident Mrs Harrison and Mrs Dimica; I left WaSJSn. yesterday afternoon, on. 1 it SPAFLkt1   

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