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   Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - June 13, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia                               VOL. XXI. ATLANTA, GA., FRIDAY MORNING, JUNE 13, PRICE FIVE CEN FS. 1 SECRET PLEDGES ALARM MR. STEWART. HE MEET LIMNGSTON, Discuss Public Issues on the Stump SOML MEWS FROM ELAINE, in Which He Dissents From His Party Friends 1 i vVvsHiNe-TO--! Juno Stew irt reached here this, morning Ho savs he fc Is quite confident of being 1 overt 1 >ml 1 ivlngston Tl c only wa> Col onel I ivingbtoii can defeat bun be savs will be b) secret pledges of alhaiiccmen in their various lod_c nul ho docs not believe intelligent (arlier-i vv ill allow themsclv es to be v otod like Bheep Judge Stewart mailed a letter to Colonel Llv in "lion tonight m which he accepted Ins Inv itatii 11 to stump the district together He however bajs he will o to remain here nil il tho compound lard ind the national eloc lionlivv hills are disposed of llcrofore he docs u it think he can return to Georgia in less than ten dijs or two elks and in tie me in time he hoies Colonel Livingston will hold off Ho thinks that they i in got better hoar Ings from the farmers HI two weeks than now as in that time they will have laid bj their 3om MK BLV.INF D1SSKNTS Mr Illume had a long conference this after noon with one of the le iders of the republican lide ot tho ben ite on the subject of pending legislation Irom what ho sa d it is evident the v low s of the mail f r un Maine are in con met with the policj of the rcpublu an partv lenders in the house Indeed Mr Blame did not hesitate to saj tl at the rep ihlicau partv was adopting a course whuh was all wring and that if carnc 1 out would result in in overwhelming defeat for his paitj In the first pi ice vir lila lie said he could not uiiel Itan 1 what had in lucuced the gentlemen vvh prepared the tariff bill which rceentlj pisse 1 the house to giv e a bounty of two cents a pound on sugar VAhatarovve going to pay it with he nskel He thought it a great mistake The cotton planters of the south he bald had just as much right to demand and get a bounty on their cot toil crop The sugar planters ire now making more money than the cotton planters an 1 would make ev en more w ith sugar on the free list If this is given other bount os will of iiecessitj, follow Ho thought it is not in ac cordaiice with tne l rov isioiis of the constitu tion and should not be done It is almo t as bai he said as this vvaie house bill, which the I irmers are denian ling It does seem th it tho people of tlie countrj now eiicct tbe gjverumcLt to do everj thing for them and this sentiment ought to be ni] ped in the bud Wlij said the great statesman I cannot understand what ib coming ovei our men in the house Thej ccrtamlj arc act ing without either conservatism. 01 thought Again he said tho rei ublic ins w ere making a great mistake m drifting into partisan leg s lation lo adopt a force bill would do trov tl e progress of a large section of the countrj with out 1 meriting the repul In an i arty II jc he said that these measmos will not go through the senate They will injuie on re than benefit our partj MILLS Mr Mills of Texas today resigned the posi tion n tlnlcommittee on rules to which he was apiointel jester iij mil the speaker ap- puntid Mr McMillin [oi Tennessee As 1 eed would not appeint him to tho first va ancj c i ised by the death of Mr Randall, Mr Mil's refuscd t noy could nevei be sifeh treated as a oiumoditj It was not to bi ticatelas thing but tbe force and pro- pulsion of eire illation 1-IL.V. IOK TUT FV.RMER Mr an< o licit ad the senate He did not re iiombei since he bad been ill the senate any question that had been so ably an! hscussed, or thatwas of highei imnortuiCR to the l e e than that now under consider itie 11 Notliing was better established he sa 1 II a i tho f ict of tho iiecels ty of more THE WOOL-GROWEKS BOX.lt A. ZtARGHJ MEETING TJT GAZ- TO PROTEST AGAINST M'KWLErS BILL They Pass a Series of Con ventions In Missouri, Maine, and Otlier Political News Generally Discussion ol the Senate Bill by Messrs ISvarts, Vance and Morgan. WASHINGTON, June Edmund offered a resolution (which went over unli tomorrow) appointing ISdward K Valentine sergeant-at-arms of the senate, to talto office June JO 1890 The remonstrances of importers of Havan cigars against schedule F, of the StcKmley bill and of the Patrons of Husbandry agains free hides were presented and referred to the finance committee Among- the bills repoited from the comrr-it- tees an 1 placed on the calendar were two sen ftte bills to amend the polygamy laws C H V.NOSS IT THE PENSION BILL Mr Dav is presented the conference report on tho dependent pension bill In reply to questions by different senators, Mr Davis said that as to dependent parents, all the change made bj the bill from the existing lawSsavv, that whereas the existing law required de- pendency to exist at the time iolelier's death the pendmg measure merely required dependency at tne tiuie of the Also bis present: estimate ot the probable cost of toe hill was S41.0OT 000 or K42.000 000 money for the nre gross and prosperit) of the countrv lhe wealth of the world had in cioi cd tout Id while the output of precious men s 1 a I kept pace neither with the growth of we tlth noi of unmila ion In consequence of tin-, deficient Clie-i Intion the r res f all l oduct-. were lower than ever had been iltlnn.ru the prcis of w had kept up own L to HI or unions an 1 other eaiises w 1 o h id suffere 1 n i st fi im the d. precintion of silver were the rgucnltural clas es of the c .ill trv The Tamil is were so indebted that, if there was 110 aid L.IVCII inthewwof in creasin, tbe cuculit   its opera- tin" m the ction of tho foreign market lhe insanost proh'ein ever produced w is the cur of money by deinonet silvei at l t me when the welltli f the business of the wi rid had increased te i Ml In rlertl it there immht be no misi[ 1 lehonbion as to h s position and that no one honldaslctii vibK i side of the question he was he tesirod to state that be favoied tho un linntod coinage of silvei uionov ml the lestoi i i 111 of silver as it was bof le it was lemoi e l 1 He behev o 1 tl it it w is e i Iv a inestioii iTiouiv e and that ir tin 1 nitcd States made a 11 iniiii t, in 01 cmn0 tho elooi to the uiilim itcl r im of silver the t mime i al countries of tho would fe lie vv the exanip o VII lass of the community desired it lhe are iltunsts dosiied it and as seven-eights oFtl o f re 11 eommer e ot tho countrv was tbe pr d let of tl e li ss or Bel mixture and that tha secretary of the treasury be required to remove all samples now in the custom lionses of tbe United State., lor the purpose of elassil v mj. foreign wools for dutv substituting new sa nples in lei ordain c w ith the prim iples above stated Re oHcd also f hat paragraph 3AJ in the McKm ley 1 ill bo intended Irj striking out the proviso c ntamed tin rein and tbat parasiaph 008 be clucnged bj striking out the woids 1'ussian camel we earnestly recommend that any cli that in iv lie m ule in the MeMiHc} bill shall be only such as will giv c to the w ool growe rs or I nite 1 protection oil as grown bv Vtueric in k musters That we pr itest einpbatieallv against any law that will in terms r i> implie tion permit wool to lie imp >rted in anv otber than in its natural condition as shorn IrMn sheep except as washed or scoured in unbroken fleeces was adopted depiocating decimation of ewe flocks west of tbe MISSIS sippi by killing them for market instead of holding them for breeders Present otiicers wore re elected lhe convention meets next jear in Kansas_____________ Will. US. 1BF MA'S Political -WaiveuMji-inB In tlio felxtli North Carolina District I. H J> C June it is true that tho sixth congressional district of this state can have onlj one repre sentitive in local strife nasspiead all over tbe state and fired the tinners up to fever heat Isow that tho doubt about Colonel II im t Jonci s, candid icy is dis] ellod by his card in the daily paper owne 1 by a corporation of which he is president political wiseacres have eleci led that poutieai wisertcius uu., Jemes has not a ghost of a chance that S? K Alexander tl e alhancemaii who carr eo Ca birrus county a few dajs apo as in THF CONSTin Tieir, is a sure and safe one to bet on This was the preva ling opinion up to toda> but with a cunning Inown oiilv to shrewd partisans a dark horse lias been stabling neir tl e trick It now apieust'iat Alexander is a blind simply out to test the strength of the faimers against the lawrjeis in tho primarv contest It is well kiirwii that the state clique will not aid Alexander an 1 to pieveiit objc io to Senator ance when he con sohdated two districts, throwing Oowd out Mr Dovvd is a proooctioii democrat a lavvjcr, farmor a geiitlemui of ab lily means etc His son is the editor and proprietor of the Mecklenburg limes an oigan of the alliance for five of the contiguous counties It is tonight given out tbat the Evening and the Mecklenburg Tunes have con soh late 1 un ler tbe managing cditonlup of Toronic Dow 1 pre out e liter of the limes The consolidation means politic il business and goes a Ions wav to confirm the rumors in relation to Major Dow d being the dark horse 01 the shoo string distiict of North Caiohua JAMLSG1NTT THE INDIANS AKffi HCMOKY And Are Causing Trouble In Montana- Troops Sentto the Scene CHICAOXJJ June 13 dispatch from St Paul, regarding the Indian excitement in Mon tana, says General Kuger, commander of the denartment Dakota, has advices from Tongue river, Gnster and Keogh, that the In- dians are in an excited "Trame of mind over a shortage ol subsistence and that alarm exists among the-settlers, but that lie has no infor ination of an uprising, and does not believe in the number of murders reported There are now four companies of cavalry at Tongue nv er, in command of Major Can-oil, and three companies of infantry from Fort Keogh are on their waj to tho same spot, due to arrive Fri- day There were nine hundred Cheyennes on the reservation and about Crows on the adjoining reservation, and there had been fre- quent taunts made that the Inilians would soon be cieaied off The result has been to keep the Indians and settlers at dagger's points and to foment any tuvial difficulty A SL1FKIKNT FORCE Ol, THB GROOM? There is no aoubt, said the that tbe militarj on ground is easily able to cope with the Indians in case of an uprising which, honevoi, I "do not anticipate Tbe June round up among the cattlemen is due and the arms sent by Gov emor Toole miv lie for their protee tion It is possible that dev elopmeiita hirv e occun ed binco my last adv ices COWBOYS AFTER THK KBDS A dispatch from Billings, Mont says Tlie first man to be k lied by the Cl eycunos is the mayor at Tongue Biv er agency The Indians are now killing cattle by the hundreds terday forty head were found killed onPumpkm creek Four companies of mfantrj a id one tioop of cavalry left rort Keogh for the scene of troable Men in from Rosebud county report three ranch properties burned bv the Indians and houses shot into, but no people killed A posse of cowbojs left Kosebud last e emiig and said they would drive the Indians back on the reservation without regard to troops The Indians camped onlj eighteen miles from the station on Itosebnd riv ei The cow boj s on n-aged in rounding up are expected dovv n the river tomoriovv, and the posse w Inch left Kose hud expect to be joined by them near w nere the Indians aie now cauipeel ClKCUtAB OF A CKANIt Who Advises the Peonje Not to Anawe Census Questions June 12 dajs ago Su peiinten lent 1'oiter received copies ot i punter circular signet t wl ich has been dis tnhuted m Ashevillo N C calhiur. upon th people to resist the intri 31011 upon their privat "Hairs contemplato 1 by the census schedules The furthel ivs Tint asrm-ort) vvirfimiv un ler i iy ant I v or of tlie mil crenel t and m-nlt nm uitlK r me-- it will i resent himself it v n 1 seaitd questions that vioul I cause any modest woman to blush with shall uml ill ligni tion and cverj man to feel tint Ills li >me in I i nil v bad been put to uncalled tor insult and h imitation Pee pie are fuither a 1 vised to refuse to an sw ei the census questions Superintendent Porter pa d no at'ention to A BAD CENSUS MAN. ESUMEKATOS KJXX.S iT WHOSE HOUSE HE HAO CALLED "o Take Census Old Quarrel Was Renewed and Wilson Cut Iiiiuan'B Throat. p tho amionviious ircular which he sijtoscd was merely the pi eduction of some crank until Fnma explanation of the details ol the bill, saying that the committee had had economy "very stage There was no general debate npon it Tho house, at B o'clock, took a recess nntU 8 o'clock, the evening session to be for tne ot bills reported fconv the com- A Oeoreian Nominated for Supreme Juelffe of Missouri ST JOSFPII, Mo Tune democratic state coii-vi iitioii met hero yesteidaj and adiournee1 until todaj I- x-Goveinor called the conven tion to ordei ot 11 o clock this morning With out loss of time the convention proceeded to ballot for supieme judge On the eighteenth billot Mr was nohnnated the vote bong J7J Thomas 210 liurgcsb 1 McFarlane -2 Mi Gantt s v >te was nine more than necessary to nominate and when tho hguies weie announced there was great enthubiabin over his success James B Gantt is a native ot Putnam countj Georgia and during the war served in btonevvall Jackson s brigade Maine Republican Conv elltion AUGUSTA Me Tune 1' Manley of the stStelcommitteo called the republican state convention to order at 11 a m todaj Twelve hundred and ten delegates an uiiusu ally large number foraii oft vcar were present Aftci the naming of the corinnttec Attomej Genera] C F Littlclield moved that Governor Lnrleigh be rei omin ited bv acclamation and he was so rennmiii itcd The convention then adjourned till 2 p m When the convention reassembled, the com mittee on resolutions icpoited a platform vvh clt was aleipted Governor Burleigh then made a brief speecli of acceptance and re eetved a perfect ovation After an addiess by H B C lev es of Portland the conv ention ad journed The third distr ct convention todaj reiiomi nated Mr vlilbkeii foi Congress Messrs Keod Dingle} and Boutelle have all been re nominated The Farmers Unite Kan June joint conference of delegates of the Far nersAlhaiice and In dustnal Union, and Farmers Mutal Beiient association Industrial Grange Liuon, Labor and Knights of Labor was held today at rep- resentative ha11, attended by 100 represents lives fiom all parts of the state It was de- cided to put full state, congressional and county tickets in the held A committee was appointed to draft a call for two state couven tions to nominate a state ticket A committee of five was also appointed to issue an address to the people of the state Xational Temperance Onion. NEW YORK, June 12 National Temper- ance union today discussed the topic, Should There Be a Political Party, Whose Dominant Idea Ts the Prolubrtjm ot the Liquor Traffic Another subject was "The Kelation Between Temperance Reform and Improved Dwell- ing Robert Bae, secretary of the National Temperance League oE Great Britain, read, an address on "Temperance Reform m Great Britain-" The First Democrat Benominated BIRMINGHAM, Ala, Jane The democratic congressional convention of this (the sixth) district met at Jasoer, Ala today Representative J H Bankhead was nominated on the first ballot by anoverwholm- ing majority The convention was harmoni- ous Bankheacl Itetiommateu BlEJUn-GHAH, Ala June 12 demo- cratic convention of the sixth congressional district met at Jaaper today It-was very hal momons, and renominated J H Bankhead, the present incumbent, by a vote of 43 to 31, lor R J, Lowe, ot this city a letter was received frjm Suiornsor Harl wick dated June 9tli in wine i he states that his enumcrat rs in A hevillo are liav ng some trouble by the peopTe ev ading them He states tlic.-t'T.l tv often sciiel a -crvant to he door, bay ing 1 hero is 110 one here who can give in the census lho supervisor asks for mstructiems Sup- erintendent Porter today wrote letters to Qen at r "V ance an i Keprebeiitativ e Ewart calling their attention to the condition ot affairs ill Asl evllle as leportel bj the supervisor He slates that he kiuws of no reason for tho people of 4.she villeto adont such a course in rt lation to the census As tar is possible competent men had been appointed as supcivisors an 1 enumer- ators and in no case lias the appointment of an enumerator been refused because lie w as a democrat He asks that they use their iiirlii enee with the people of Abbeville to induce them to take a different view of the matter JACKSONTH.LE, Fla., June Qmncy peenal to tbe Times-Union says News cached here late tonight of the murder of Jesse Inman, by William C Wilson, at the home of the former in the country, sixteen miles webt from town The men were neigh bors and there had been bad blood between hevn for some time Wilson a census enu- merator Today he called at Inman's house officially to get statistics In the course of conversation the Old troubles came up, when Wilson accused the Intnans of stealing a hog from him Inman and his brother thereupon attacked Wilson, one with a knife and the other with a club As soon as Wilson was struck, he drew his knife and rushed at Jesse Inman, and slashed his neck almost from, ear to ear Inman died almost instantly, and Wilson fled and has not been captured All concerned are respectable white farmers There is great excitement here, and at dav light a sheriff's posse will probably go in search ol Wilson SLICIDE OF A CAPTAIN Who Had Used Up the Money Raised by Hia Company GREK-SVII.I.E, S C June 10 Isaac Epton committed suicide this morn ing by shooting himself through the head with a pistol, at his home near Dacusville, Pickens county, S C Mr Epton, it seems, mortgaged some land in which he owned only a small interest and forged his brother s name for its full value The mortgage was about due, and the holder had learned of Epton's crime and sent on two constables to arrest him As the constables came near his house they heard the pistol shot and on entering found him dead Mr Epton was a young man of good habits and well thought of by ev eryone, and the new a of his crime and sad ending was a great shock to every one He leaves a wife to whom he was married about a j ear ago He was at the time of his death captain of the Dacusville Guards It is learned that he had in some w aj gotten possession of a fund his company had made up to go to Richmond to the uiiv eil ing of the Lee a atue, and had appropr ated it, thereby preventing them from epmg FIRING THF B-VltNS The Farmers of a Tennessee Community Afflicted ]N ISHV ILI.H, Tenn June 12 The farmers in a number of middle Tennes see counties hav e 'ost thousands of dollars in the past few months from barn burners The tie f eiiels have been especially active in Gi'es and Lincoln counties, and, notwithstanding seveial arrests and one Ijuching scarcely a week passes without a fire Last night Oiville Hutledge living near Fayetteville m Lincoln conntv saw a man set fire to his barn He fired at him tw ice and then attempted to bav e hisbani but without success as it wasdc proved causing a loss of several hundred dol lars The farmers in tlie neighborhood are greatlv excited as this is the ninth large barn burned in Linco u countj recently A BIG THING. The Southern and Ixyan Association Established in Atlanta- Sir H Ernest Mnrphev, special ageitfor tho Southern Building and Loan association of Huntsvnlle, Ala is in Atlanta Mr Murphey is well known through- out the south as a railroad man, and the purpose of his visit to Atlanta is in connection with tha affairs of the association he represents He expresses greatest enthusiasm and conragement over the past record of the asso- ciation in Atlanta, and thinks it is destined to- become one of the greatest fiiianc al institu- tions in Georgia. He is a firm behev er in tha advantages of building and loan associa- tions, and remarked yesterday that tha establishment ol this local board of the southern more than a year ago marked an era in the city's history e have a large membership here said he, and this branch is virtualij a local con- cern entirely The association is the oldest and strongest in the south and tlie last annual statement attest s its merits ma manner thai commends it to the business men of Atlanta Our local board here consists of Mc-bsrs W A Hansell, president J H Ketner treasurer, B H Austin, secretary H J and T A Ham- mond attorneys G H Tanner and James S. Cook, eurectors andasall local business is-dons through this board, I commend it to the of Atlanta THEIR FIRST STATEMENT The Atlanta Loan and Improvement Com- pany Holds an Important Ulcetlug; I ast night the stockholders of the anta Loan and Improvement company held an im- portant meeting The first annual statement of the company for the }ear ending May 31 was re- ported by the secretary Mr J K Kiley. and showed ap in fine arnj the excellent con- dition of tho couipauj in the following figures treasurer received Premiums Finos Entrance and transler fees interest Loss and gain (defaulted stock) FXl EXD1TUKES FIRST 1 r All Paid loans Paid expenses _ Nothing due bv shareholders Loans 'secured real i 1IAUH1TIIS Installments Premiuiiw Due treasurer S "3943 11 HO 25 14 --WIIO ISO 15 gi> COO 00 1 1ST 91 SJO 757 Jl SJ5 GOO 00 sii wozt; 14 JW09 43 rl) 68 I U-W32 CUT TO eto nasse-u.. Strnck Against a Foreman. NE-w- TOEK, June fnrmtnre work- ers ot Brooklyn lo thfcnumuerof W.and abortt 200 yarnishers, -vventontoO The stoke waa orfereeTby the Furniture Workers' a foreman was employed jurone The Sun H Cotton Review June 1' bid another li t.h o d time n tlic cotton exchange today Uicbeais had t 1C best of it lint the bulls made them e-irn their laurels At t mes the bears were climbing f >r the cotton tbev had sold in vcrv much old stvle Lower Liverpool advices caused an carlj decline but buying to ctver caused a quick rillv which carried prices up qi H klj to the best figures of the d iv Tiien tho b ars took a fresh inning and prices were s Id down and down until halt past i o elook when August went at 11 -1 a lall of umctv one points ir u tuc rei ent top liguies while tulv fold more tlimaciiitaiounlloner In the list lull there wa a rei ivervoffmr to seven points ami the cl >se was steady Cotton on the spot was 1 10 and lower THE SPOKTIP.G WORLO Kesnlt of Kasebull Games Itaces ASIIISOTON Tune postponed oil airimut tfran itochester -svrai-usp Ro hester Ath etic Brooklyn I ost >n llnlailel lilua 1 ston [League liiillilo Pittslmrg Put ialo (Brotherhood j Boston Philadelphia Uoston rliro herLood 1 At [League Seven inmnes Cleveland 0 base hits 1 errors! (.mciimatl s base hits i errors 1 and Heatin and Zimnier At h caran 1C biselnts V> errors 1 Piti-lmrg i base hits 10 errors and Kittridgc, Sclimltt ami At Bro base bits II eirori 7 x C base hits errors 5 ett and Bushong Rusie and l.uck lev At 5 base hits 'I errors 4 New 7 base hits, 9 errors, 1 B an Haltran and Kinslow Crane 1 hits 1 errors, 3 Toleelo 0 base hits 0 errors 3 and Ryin Ilea'v and W e'ch G base bits, IZ.enutbO Chicago, 11, bise bits II er rors 3 Bnen and SntcUffe, liars- ton Baldwin anrt Ferrell At St 13 base hits 9 errors 2 St LOUIB 6 base hits JO, errors 8 Eaton and O Connor, Chamberlin and Munyan Kansas City Kaces. K Crrr June 12 race five fnr longs, fiel Leonard won, Uookuan second. Flora third Time 1 05 2 5 Second race, one mile East Love won, Amelia second Morse third. lime, 1 15 4-5. Third race mile and a querter, Climax won. Bine Vail second. Verge P Or third. Time 2 13 J 5 fourth race six f nrlbnc neat, Consurhee -won, Germanic second, Tnne, 1 17 Second heat, Consignee -won, Jessie Mcfcarlaud second, RegareliesB thiri Time, 1 18 race 11-lGTOiIes, Or4 won, Eattena sec- ond, MetaVthn-d Time 1.82 alorris Park places. TOOK, June race, nule and a ouarter. Come-to-Taw won, TSJioaburn second LynBanderthifel. Tame, 2 17 Second race one and three quarter miles Tom Boy wou, Philosophy gcconel, Eleve third Tune, Third six Reckon won Dr TCas- brouck second. Hoodlum thireL Time, 1 15% Fourth race, mile and a quarter Burlington won. Judge Morrow second, Padishah third. t if f h race, five furlongs, Fairy won, Blith sec- ond. Eclipse third Sixth race, mile and a Guy Gray won, Cast Steel second, Little John Tune, 2 -02. St. Ixrala Kaces ST Lotus June race, one nule and seventy yards. Solid Sibrer won, Castaway sec- ond, John Morns third. Tune 1.51 Second race, bt Loins Fair stakes, mile and a won. IiUheB second, 31183 Tttanel third. Time 2-44% Third race, six furlongs; Sister Linda -won, lime 149. Fourtgi race, nine furlongs, Glocwner -won. Tune too nMnutes. Starters, dewkner and The TrascdT Caused by a Wanton Wife In in South Carolina B C June 12 al named Bade Walker was cut to death by'uiother negro named Wesly Bolting on the farm of J C, Kichardson, m this on Tuesdaj afternoon lo-st was sent by his employer to Mr Richardson to get a pair of oxen to pull his thresher While there he went to Bolting's house and began a conv ersatiou with Bolting s wife Bolting was just starting to h s work, and as he had suspected Walker of being inti iiate with his wife he hid himself and ovor- icard the conversation between them As Walker s arted to leav e he w as met he door by Bolting who began cutting him with a pocket-knife He was horribly cut ibout the head, neck and breast and died in a lew minutes Bolting fled at once and so far las not been captured _______ BY A BIUY Two >ecToe9 Attaclc a Thomasville Mer- chant. THOM vsviL.r.n Ga June 12 At 8 o clock last night in this citv, two negro men entered the store of Mr S M Goldbacb, on Oak street, while he was alone, and asked to be waited on Mr Goldbach turned to go behind the counter and ]ust as his back was turned one of them struck him with a billy on the head He was able to call for help, and his assailants, hear- ing assistance coming, ran away The men were not recognized, but it is probable that they are members of a rogeriarly organized band of thieves, which the police here, so far have been unable to locate Mr Goldbach is se- riously, though not dangerously, hurt The Poor Wheat Crop. RALEIGH, N C June 12 [Special report made today by tbe agricultural depart- ment states that many of the fanners of Chatham have finished harvesting their wheat It was on many farms, not worth cutting, while all declare tf is the poorest wheat crop ever known In some fields tbe yield was not as much as sowed As wheat is one of the chief products- of Chatham, tlie failure of the crop is a very serious calamity Have Selected a Site. CHICAGO JHEB Times asserta that the fair nract-call j de- cided toleicatethe exposition on tbelaKe fnrat. An organized effort made, it-says, to clear the lake front of all its objectionable features liy coming to-a   leave? tte  orth Atlantic aquadrou is at thousand miners are now on stnke in St. 'SP4PFR1   

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