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   Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - June 17, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia                               PRICE FIVE CARL-TON MAY RUN. 2XEISAOT IFBTOIX1 OPPOSES THE SUB TREASURY SCHEME Ami KesarOs tbe Cnnclldaiy of Tom Harde- man as the Greatest Melt Has Fallen to feeorsia Icars. SPKAKTXi June lt> C tr toil returned from Geaigii today Dxiring h staj iii the state ho visited a number of tbe c nties in his district and 111 esch tbe people re iuested that he bo candidate for re-eler tioii Ho replied that he had already declined to be a candidate but many of bis told lum the convention "would iiommate him iny h Indeed there is such a mixti te in the that it seems probib e f om tins e ul of t] e hue that Mr irlton will bo letumed ON SITl VT10N ing of the pohtual situation in Geor g Mr ai Itoii said The bottom has Iroppcl out of the sub tn asm scheme I found n great rexction am n g the farmers Tin.} e tten light oil this bject and tbej th it it will not on y work to their mjury but to the mjiuy of the countrj What about Hanlemin for His announcement 1 v> bi en welcome 1 in ovoiy icctKij of the stan lie is i fanner and was ft r a 11 unbor of v e irs piesidoiit of the S itc sociL.t> lie has a f-illow ng an tbe f mitrs Ho is 111 tn il inching ind ui compromising democrat and if he before tbe peop'e and up tho sub treoMii N schmnt. w h h other candid Ues art tending on he will be elected If 1 o will or_aiii7e i c with tlu true of tlie people guai ai d f rt warn in-, them against tilings w lu< i ten 1 to their irrepaiable injury ind 111., tliem to maintain thit high winch  IIK ti m T] t lun bus foderil r irt b U is now pon I 11 g n the fcenV-e and tl o cl arc thit Mr r friends m that bodj will s m but a.-. 1 e g  hai n i right In loc 1 Hoc 1 doeiii t seem to be aware tbeic u> any minoiitj 4 BL VI K E-i t TMf WFST A i rominfiit western rejtiDlican is quoted by tho Critic as ng The republic tn i ai lj TV 11 Kcetve a great set-back this fall and it Ud o to the MoKmlej bill and the un si i ai pointmeiits made bj Hairisou, Tlio hand writing is on the wall, and this time it will ha the farmer who will translate the true mi u u_, of tho inscription In Iowa Mn ncsot i ind Calif rnn The change of so itiment is grown g and the people who o republican tielvct will lecause of tl e tariff bo foun with democratic "ballots in their h ind" The senate you will :note has lovverel tlie dii ics on at least 200 ar t and I think the nuance committee is more in harmr v tho mass of western TC tors than McKmle> lajs and means com Ei ttee Senator said to a friend of m no the o her night if ae could he would further leduce but the party could afford t6 do it just now E W B THE EK BILT. Tho Arguments of tlio Sunatois "ie8terdO3 for xmd Against Free Coinage June 10 tbe senate, a message from the house asking a farther con ference on tho anti triibt bill was presented and the request assented to after remarks by MA sgrs J djtmtids antl Tbffdeneiency appropnation bill for pen sioiis and the census wcie FOI orted and passed Mr a joint resolution re ques-iiisrthe president of the Un terl States to institute an mternauoii U conference to meet in Washington in bebruirj, witli a view to the formation of an international ilhi nee for the i of erj an I the e trade and of tratiic in ing liquors, fiicarms and de-itruetn o es itb vilired ppop c and to prixule for the ost ibhshn ont ot scb  n i i, his intention to addres.-, the senate hereafter n tbe subject Till H I SILV fcR BII L. rhoIuusoMhd bill was taken up and Mr Darnel resuiin I his speech btnim hnn la-it Fn lav Ml idii g to tl e of tlie bill t da-- he   111 which a emuphment xs i ud the s mon of 1S7S known as the act, er than imthinj, thit could be embodied in gu igo rim P vh i 1 o-d on i 1 1H lu th u lLt m the hi _immv and thost. ho In 1 c ntin ic I in opposition tluroto ra in> M. wow came ard to p  thit ua- tin ai of tint bin uid that ILXM! been its unyielding friend That (bo wold moved ai 1 thU this w is a 1 ind of 1 a 1 i ei been 1 dem sustrated th HI by thef u t Hint the tjieitlciuer of t e iej ubhcun hi in in the I. ui to I St cs (alhidin> to Senator bhermiu) who bal carried tho s gold st uulaid ci o conti IH nts h ul come for n ar I m bis speech and lun down at tlie ftet of tho doub e taiidrrd ind ror aime 1 that 1 o w is at last MI ad-v ocHte of silver money He colluded b> an ression of belief th it the cmn of siHcr was the only sal" ind i roitr exit out of the pioblem If it was not safe the f ict could oiiU beshowi bywhUw is to i logiee an it w is AII oiuneiit thit e ild ben vde without I r I, URIC win d bo time to roircct f il ton dency tl it be e3oi ed Lefoie n> bi-m Mould hipien Audit is in en nicnt m1 ite 1 bv tlir deinan 1 of the time-, and the disorlerel teiu f hiiAiite mtt which ll orouuliv Imcl beui tbronii Mi Vllis 11 nt xt a 11 o sod the s-einte TI e bill 1 e sai 1 wh h WAS now thu j eiiuin b II (a 1 otn i bills uid n a v ij) w iss bo i iti i j e bill i i po c 1 b tin tinam e c i u it ce w UL n it 11 i Ic its re] trt lih with the o et ti nth the house h id adde 1 to it a i r is 111 foi r deeming m bullu n an I a 11 ie fiee coina0t when siUcr shmO I come to i a. Tht re were two vital amend m nts male to the bill as it was ropcrted from the finance comunttee Vs he 1 ad assente 1 o the original re; it lie ex per tod to vote for that re port substant ally as he If hovel it as tl r- ind on tho whole tne best solution ol tho mictuw Ihe bill having bten referre 1 to the himiice mimittco foi the scrond timo the committee I id ie >o-tetbackai end nents one >ut tbo sect u of the bill ie t fret c n  ears He woulc pir he aiuendi itnt to stuko out the sixtl sectio i b it he woull 11 suppoit the HI me it limuin_c tlio pcrati m of tne bill to ten veir He i lod that h ml ition is unnecos- sarv i-. riling tie ertic ncy of tho bill Ue hd n t I i hat the I 11 vsoul 1 la t tci j  01 an j thing i ipi lehiiig- t  an 1 outlau sihtr and tliose win to put it on an with gold lh it was t1 e contest and he was for the ful anil coin i lete restoiatnm of sih ci aa one of the coin met ils jf the world and was willing U do whatever be could do to promote that mob dosirib o object lie could not vote for tin" fret of silver at this time or at air time in tho near tuture He could not do sound every oiit rt sec 10 the use of. silver by th romme cial iiat 01 the vvoild was ex Inilbtod 10 ieferenre bePii made to th demcrtc nUtf rm of Mr est re miioelthatii tho deinoci itic j artj said noth in nthe silver questi >n in it-> i atform o I'-ss it was not I i cause it ha i recede 1 fron tl o osit on whith it had always held It vva, bcciuseriosuknt Cleveland was an caster ma i a New man who did not sympa thi o with the majonty of Ins party on tha on sn n AIi C ION eland had come t the piP1- il K> imbued with the i rejudices of Nd hankers and was in ne e (as fai i bi-joi mmi is c mcerned) ma i He had icason to bcheve now that Mr Cle elani was better mfoimed 011 the in 1 was in sjmpithj with tho people of th great west ard of a majontyof tbe domocrati dtcUrorl that on the silver quebtio there was no mid lie ground that silver mut, bo i u on the sime basis as gold and tha theie never would be an equality betvvee the n so long as the coinage of feilvar wa limited Mi Mori ill called attention to the fact tha tho limit fixed for general debate had been e" reeded bv nculy two hours Mi H ile gave notice that hereafter b would object to nnj further extension of tim bevond the minutes allowed to senator on eacli question_____________ Ho Declines to Play tlio Kole of auU VTilI Co Justice totUe Sena tors on liotli SSdeat Senator Joncx Says no one VI ill be Prevented. Trom Spcaltingr on It. "WASHI-SGTOV June 10 is aaidthat there be no vote on tbe si IT. er bill or any of the pending amendments 111 the senate today Senator Jones of Nevada, says that several senators desire eluding Senators -cott and that, iieiesa to Prevent The! cture and to speak jet, ip Al'ison and "Wai notw ithstanding the agreomtnt to close the debate at 3 o'clock no will be prevented from speaking v.ho ox presses i desire to do so He thinks tlio final voto Nil! not be reached foi two or -three diys Questioned as to the character of the bilb the senate v. ould pass Senator Jones answered that it seemed quite prnbable now that it bo a bill proMduicf for free coin ago Ho said the effort to sec ire the of a imjority of the senate to ote against free -comige has beena failure The inevitable suit lie thought would he the passage ot a bill including that feature Tho list of republican senators favorable to free coinage, as given by one them includes Messrs Walcott, Teller, Jones Stewart, Plum, Ingalls, Mitchell, Sanders and Cameron Senitor Blair proposed two amendments to the silver bill todaj One was to stake out all the enacting clause and insert a section directing the secretary of the treasury, under the provisions of the act of 1878, to purchase bullion at the market price thereof and com 000 monthly. This is the solution of the silver problem which Mr Stewart said, in the debate last week, would be acceptable to him The other amendment is to section one of the pending bill, and provides that there shall be no legal tender in the United States except gold and silver com. THE HEW LAW THE FAfTEA ITPON THKSOUTU. ENATORINGALLS PROVES A TRUMP FOTT; PlEfSH Juno 16 al ational election law bill drawn ujj j Henry Cabot Lodge and Jonathan made public to lav It is about as has eeu ontitned in these dispatches It 15 evetj six in length and pro- uliiisj for federal wliose returna hall be-Copied of tbe oiH- it i rovides for the pun shn ent of bun- re Is of offenders and seiete punishTient for or mtmudat ug or even per- idiiij; meu to vote i> INFAVIOLS BILL Tho bill said Judge Cr si> tonight is the lost outrageous and in ijuitous measure ever mjht before congress for paiST It o drawn a-, not to be enforced cvccpt on pe ition of 100 voters in a district and as u h petition can only 1ft gotten up m tbe soutn moiis; tbe negroes anJ carpet- _ iotiers it is intended only to apply to the nil tn It is simply a legal means by wh ch he republican leaders expect to steal many outhem districts whether they reco vo tne equisite number of or not, and theieby 0 perpotunte tliou power Tbo repnbln an leatlois expect to call up the nil on tndayiiext ai 1 itvotml upon be allov ing only five 1 lysfor debate While there are fortj lepub- K ins in tbe bouse who arc 01 posed to any ,uch legislation Iteecl will whip every one of hem into line and the b 11 will ji-ias he house In tho senate bowev er, t is p ssible the bill will be defeated as Ingalls today refused to he a paitv to he adoption of Eoed s gag rules bj tho sen- ate Iiigalls is a, qrtat stic vler f( r senatorial courteiy, and would not, umlci any circuui stances ube Ins power as. pres ding olhcor to shut oil debate foi i irtisa i SK% 1TOR In sneik ng of i-l e senator s posit 011 on the :e leral ele( tu n 1 iw tonight, Senitoi Oonn m, of Marjli si d Tlie fe loral elccf ion law bill will not be come i ]a. 1 be senate does the legislating i .ho eouiitrj L n lertlic now Reed legime tho house passes b concocts stbemos and tlioscnitc vills them I believe the hoiso will tho fc local elet tu n law lull b it m may depend upon it, the senate will ntnei to i C It will be lassed bv tho 1 nnse in my oj ITI n to stu up foe! ng in the iioith agan st southern dec tic us and thus cieate THE OF He Carries sax Open Lamp omfra ses an Explosion, Pa, Jane morning air 11 10 o'clock aiiuexTJlosiaa shnok the tamers' dwell-ng on Hill r.irm, cannty, near this place, oudL IinndSeda ofi affrlgjited; persona, who knew the sound toa feared another uune dibaster, and reasoned too In a moment fearful news bad-spread tJiat H-l! Farm mines, owned by HhilaaeJptaa parties, had exploded The low-bcowoil hiil from which the slope entered, shook from month to pit, and a score houses, like tho fatal hill, snook for a moment and then poured out their frenzied inmates by the hundreds, A rush, made to the mouth of HllfG 33C KETtTBN. Seeretery BJMue is iir Fa-ror of Free on Certain ContJxtlons- Aiteusxa., ile- r 1O- The following let- ter from, Secretary Blame an this 14, BanieV A favor liclt instant. m T. im tw sugar beui.ir ail ftse-ofdlrti Tayobjectadtfisuot to sugar. but to IfaBrjIfeoseo of juafcuur -it free IT. sit the oendmfr -tariff" Inn, SUJA list, lest wfe give to certain countries a free market for ocnortliEiriiro- dacts, Tiot asked to the free Admission of a, single dollar or Ainer3can pio-lucta "We -have in ex- fchange for free sugar countries a free and {provisions, besides vajious fabrics frum all parts of our country In marlcet lor or S70 GOO eoft worth c4 oer QHfa antlprodlictst. Jt -vould not require ree-procity tteatieito seep re. tuls great boon The tanff tout can confciia. ill ifce necessary conditions The leinslatj ve power as able- to secure desired end WitJiintlieJaat twenty years we cotmtries eontli us free giien tbe dmission for fur tho ropubln.au cam] THE BILL orators to A Petition to Co Manuf June 16 tbe house, M Williams of Ohio presented a petition of ex soldiers of Dayton Ohio, for the enactment o a law prohibiting the sale manufacture or importation of banners or flags, ropieben confederate flags or the red flag of aiiarth ists Referi ed The house then went into committee of tt whole, (Mr Burrows, of Michigan, m th chair) on the civil appropriation bil Jud'e-Sayers of Tetas offered an amenc ment making a specific appropriation instea of an indefinite appropriation for the paymen of back and bouiitv Mr very, of Missouri in supporting th amendment said that air indefinite appropna tioii concealed the expenditure ol STOi 000 A smiilai clause in the defitipncj bill concealed the expenditure of 000 In the course of an extended political de- bate Mr McComas of Maiyland, predicted the passage of a law which would ensure a free h Ulot and fair count in the southern states Mr Sa5 ers s amendn-ent, as far as it affected hack pay, was agreed to- 71 to but as far as it affected bounty was lostj-bS to 70 Mr nuin of Indiana, offered an amend- ment to enforce the eight-hour liw m the gov- ernment printing ofbce Buled out on a point "'pending action on the bill, the committee rose and fiie house, atS 20, adjourned A republican caucus was announced for this evening _ p __ The Population of Charleston CHABIESTOX, S C June IB The work ot taking the censnshas nearly been complS. White oincial ngnrea are not ob- l Here is the synopsis of tbe bill the hoube will pass The thief supei visors 01 o octions in -judic al districts ire charge 1 with the execution of the law w-luc-h is to apply to fedeial elections in citiei of 0 009 uiliubitHits or apwaiJs, ami in ent re congressional distrlc exclusive of snch upon appl ca 10 i uo the supervisor of 100 rs >r m ct i utie-i or uiisnc-> forming a p u t of a c digression il distr et upon apph a ti n from hfty voters bupei ist ra "re to guard sciutinizo and supervise the ren atration an I act or uien'e t c >nuec rd w ith registration and pi irs as- cert ui 11 w 1 o nre oteis 1- n net c fn m tbo ch of s cr era Un ted b i C3 c leuit on s ire re ,uire 1 to open for the pur p o of ti i let nj; 11 an I eti n Supervisors arc to bo a p mted bj tin ciiemt t tlnee in eieh election dis tnet or precinct but two of whom aie to bd of tlie same political party Swpen isors are to attend all registrations in their districts challenge persons pers >n illy inspect and copy or g nal icgisti ition books and papers attend electn n-r and detect and expose impropei or wi ma ijnilation of the list In case of the failure of the local election ofti cers to put tbe statutory oath challenged v ter and to pass at once upon hisqi alificatuns then tho supcrv iscrs are tost and receiv e and deposit the vote making a list all such cliallci ges They arc also to personally inspect b illot boxes, before elections keep independent ballot lists and enclose rejerte 1 votes (fn doused with the name of vnteis) m em elopes In addition to tnese dut t superv isors are reqnnod to make in towns of 20 000 people and upwards a thorough house to house can vass before the election, to inform upon in in ry where and m what bov to deposit their bilots and to strut naturalisation pa pers In caiivoAsma; voles the state laws are to govern except that all balkts are to be counted oy tens first by an inspector of elec U ms and second by the supervihoi, local elec tion officers and snpeivisors keeping sepaiate tally sheets whicli are to be compared and the icsults publiclj aimouncod Ballots depos ted in the w roug box are to be counted Keturns aie to bo made by supcrv isors m duplicate to clerks of the United States circuit courts and to the chief supervisor who is to tabulate and refer them to tbe United States board of can vassers of tbo concession il vote which is to be appointed by the United States circuit court consisting of thiee cit of the state and persons of good repute, not more than tw o of w horn aie to be of the same political party Tbe board is to com ene ou November 35th each ev en jcar and is to declare and certify the result of the election, aud o id one return to the clerk of the house of representatives, one to the govei nor of tbe state, and one to the proper chief supervisor of elections The clerk of tbe houae is to place upon the roll of me m herd-elect the names of persons de clared elected by tbe United States cam assers in ease there is a difference in tbe result reached bv them and by tbe state election ofhcers A penalty of between and SI 000 is provided lu case a clerk neglects this All ballot boxes are to be clearly with its nature and boxes are to be kept in laces in sight and open to inspection nbery, or attempted bribery, of voters or election officers is made punishable bj a fine of not more than or imprisonment for not more than five jears, or both Like severe penalties are provided for false registration Voting, repeating, coercion of supervisors or voters, improper conduct of election affairs false canv assing, ballot bos stuffing, fraudu- lent ballot distribution, resistance to super- visor's law ful commands breach peace at registration or election, intimidation and almost every known kind of election fraud The Farmers "Will Surprise Thorn EVANSVII-LE, Ind June 16 farmer and labor organisations in this portion of In- diana are connected for tbe legislature and congress, in order to influence legislation in their interest There is considerable uneasi- ness among the leaders of parties It is sajd that there will be a great political sensation when nominations are made In a few locali- ties the prolnbitiouists will make separate nominations Altogether tbe political aituar- taon IB badly complicated______ Another Case of Yellow Fever "WAsmNffKHs, June Hamilton, of the Marine Hospital bureau, is informed that a second case of yellow fever hag developed on. the British vessel Avon, now de- tained at Chandeleor quarantine station. He has also lecerved a report from the special the pit, but ingress w as impossible as smoke, in dense was issuing forth Fifty-two miners bad gone to work this morninfr, and were the slope when the explosion occurred Of these fifty-two, eighteen were in the left heading, and thirty four m the right heading Those m the loft heading, got out all right, the others were cut off and not one escaped Fire damp, which exploded by an accidental spark from a miner s lampwas the cause of the disaster CATJSK OF THE ttXPI OSIOt. At 7 o'clock this mommg the gangs turned m at the mines, the smaller gang drifting off to the left, while the larger some thirty five in nnmber, drifted the right and descended some-800 feet from the surface, and at least a mile from the opening These tw o drifts are connected, but the con nection is from the main stem, some half a milo from the entrance Tbe miners it seems, had been aoinew hat trouoled with water, and an air shaft had been drilled from the surface to tbe juncture of the right and left shafts, where tho water seemed to be most abundant As the miners branched off from this point they knew that an air hole had been drilled there that had not yet been broken into the mine but they did not know that the shaEt was to be broken in today A miner named Kerwin h id been left in r gbt drift, near where that branch joined tbe miners exit and 111 tbe course of bis labors broke the perpendicular shaft The mo- ment this was broken into a fiood of water gushed out aud Kerwin and a man named I m ly standing by yelled out to someone to sav e the men in the right drift as the water was pouring down the hill in a streim, and he feared they vvonfd be drowned Young David Hayos, who had 9eeii the affair leaped forward at the call and turned down the left drift in a deluge of water to warn his endangered comrades below Just as be parsed the air shaft that had been broken into the rush of waters bail chanarod to the ugly roar 01 the flood which b anclied the cheeks of the men who stood behind aud towards the light THK t IRfe DAMP IGSTTKS The flow of water had changed to a deadly volume of fare damp and as young Haves bwung by tbe shaft a blazing ligLt flashed through the shaft from end to end It seemed that the daring youth earned an open burning ui ner 6 lamp 111 his hat and be had hardly taken a step bcvond the roaiing shaft when a spark ignited the reservoir of dtadlj fluid the h re damp that had already 1 ind he sank a corpse near the men, whom be had hoped to sive and whom be ceitainly doomed In an instant an uu [ueuch ible fire sprang up 111 a nine foot vein just between tho main entrance and on the right drift, for shutting 111 the thirty tvvonienimpriboued there Poor old David Hayes, of the mis- takt n hero, dm en mad by the fate of his son, dashed into J.bo sulphurous smoke and strang ling nro damp only to fall bbnd'y by the side of bis son and to be drawn out an b tiar later with Tames Shearn both recogni7ed only by their wives The lire fanned by the air from tbe main drift and from tbe fatal shaft itaeif, near y SCO worth of thoir proilucts without leeeivmg a peniiVs advantage in exciiange If sugar toe ncpv made unconditionally free shall have g to tbe t-ttm Amcnean coowtries free admission for O0ff of tlielr products It is time, I thinlt, to lookout tor some reciprocal advanta Eea "We are A ver> rich nation but not rich enough to trade on this unequal ba sia Iii great haste, sincerely yours, JAMES G HE CHANGED THE TBRM. An Exciting Scene in Commons During TPTiich Mr Balfonr Betracts a Statement. June 16 the house of com- mons tonight Mr Balfour, replying to Mr denied that the police had charged upon and clubbed the people at New Tipperary for lighting bonfires to celebrate the marriage of "William O'Bnon The police, he said had put out the bonfires because they formed an obstruction in the street Messrs Gill and Claney, nationalists, ques- tioned Mr Balfour regarding the government a system of "shadowing" persons in Ireland They v, anted to know how this shadowing could prevent boycotting Mr Balfour replied that no one was shadowed unless he was knowned to be en gaged in intimidation Tbe government would promise to reduce the system only on condition that the ParnelHtes pioimsed to induce tbe persons shadowed to abstain from intimida- tion [Cheers from members Mr Dillon If, after tins brutal, abom inable outrage, there is bloodshed, it will be upon your bead Mr Parnell asked Mr Balfour to adopt the Tnglish presumption that every person ac eiised is innocent until proved to be guilty [Cheers Mr "Will Mi Farnell undertake thtJt these people shall not repeat their Tins question brought out loud Parnellite cries of 'what Amid tremendous uproar, on tho Parnellite side of tbe house Mr Dillon began an excited speech He denounced Balfour and demanded an apology for tbe use of the word "crime A stormy scene ensued, m which Mr Gill accused Balfour pf lying, and Mr Gladstone challenged him to his assertion that the liberals resorted to tbe practice of shadowing Mr Balfour sunstit itod the words "mtimi datiog and bov-cotting for crime Finally the speaker appea'od to the house, and tbe matter dropped A PITCHED BATTLE IBS SACES JL.T SIDE, ALA.. HOW THE TROUBLE ORIGINATED. A Nejrro Is Acetdentnlly Strnclc a Tlirotsm try a White Arm and a Ensues, soon into ftn a conflagration The miners fiom the left drift escaped blackened and bruised, but safe and they tell a feirful story of t le scene jnst before the bla7iiig coal on tbe right could be seen a score of terrible faces walled in by name No man c >uld pass and live illing bands and hearts were 31 le and not wanting Clerk Cook the of out the e, a conservative estimate ol of tbe city, hovfeve% ts tliatlfcwiU, nearlyieacU TO.OQK mine with tbe inihe inspector himself headed a party of one hundred who entered the mam shaft, and after groping on for a quarter of a mile at least, were driven back again and again by the deadiy gas, onlj to re cover breath for a moment and again plunge in They finally came up on two bodies, and they were brought to the opening of the mine They proved to be those of bheam and Maj es, the elder A volun teer corps worked steadily from noon until late tonight with no result but tbe two dead above named and each trip but brought deeper despair to those above, and showed there was tiohopeand no one alive below The corps of 300 WAS charged again and again as each exhausted squad staggered to the outer air, but all in am One hr 3 entered times, hiially, from sheer exhaustion, fell into an open pit and was drawn out fatally injured At midnight the smoke and gas from the right shaft poured up tbe main exit in a broken volume, and after trials almost beyond human endurance the rescuing party e up all hope of recovering tbei r comrades' bodies fiom that entrance and turned their at- tention to the Ferguson mine, one and a half miles away At this hour they are striving to penetrate from that mine, but the flames and smoke balk their everj effort The universal and unwilling verdict from miners about tbe abaft entombed men have cither that been killed outright by the explosion or later by suffocation The latter seems to be more least in part, as sounds were heard from tbe entombed men as late as 1 o clock this afternoon These grew weaker and weaker, however, and half an hour later even the most hopeful of the rescuers could bear nothing but his own heart- throbs. The men say that had they known the shaft was to be broken into, they would never have entered the mine, as either water or gaa would surely hare fol- lowed, since in these regions gas always conies from the upper shale The owners, er, and in fact some of the men them- selves, say it was an accident, pure and simpler that could neither hare been avoided nor atoned for The mines are owned by the Donbar For- nace company, and the owners are all eastern men and employ about 150 men Charles A tTEAV CHANGES Tbe Senate 1 inancc Committee and the Tariff Bill WASHINGTON June Ifi ropies of the tariff b 11 as amended by republican mem hers of the senate nnance committee up to Saturday night, were laid before tbe sub-corn mittee todaj It included tlie sugar and to- bacco schedules, and copies of these were to to Senator representing tbe minority federal changes viere made today and thu> Till prcbably be the daj until the bill gets into the senate It is ex pected that the sub-committee will be able to report the measure Wednesday or Thursday Mr McKmley s.ud that the chaiges made in the house bill bj the nnance committee are comparatively few and unimportant Senator Car isle savs he has not jet begun work on the report to be submitted by tbe minority, and that he will not do so until tho entire bill has been placed in his hands This need not delay tbe report of the bill to tbe senate by the majonty he says, as the minority will ask leave to present its icws at a subsequent date Tlie house committee on public lands has a favorable report on the senate bill to ronhrm title to phosphite lands in B londa taken up by actual settlers under tlie homestead law in ignorance of its mineral BIJCSUVGKAJT, Ala June-40 keg of beer caused a small race riot t jJi at BrooImSide, a small mimngtown, miles west of tins city A pitched battle w a f on the main one hnndie i T ed negroes on one side, and about seventy nva white men on the other Tom Redmond, leader of the e waa killed and two or three others won 11 1 Tona Acres, white, received a slight wou I o s lho> head He was the onlv white man hi r OKIGIJ. OF THE TROCBL1C The trouble came about in this vv iv Yes- erdiiy a crowd of white men were en a n ied. nil, near the town, dnuking They irew an empty keg down the hill and wore lirowing rocks at it One rock strt ci i f negroes at tlie foot of tho hill, aud a dupnto arose between tbe whites and blacks Oue> bite man remarked that the negroes had setter shoot them. The negroes said they rould, and went home and armed thui es with rifles NKGEOES FN CHARGE OF THIt TOWV In hve minutes thirty negroes were armed patrolling tbe streets of the town making all sorts of threats The whites armed tbem- alves, but the trouble was settled last nighfc- This morning the disturbance was renew od1. Tom Acres, a white man met Jim McDowell, of the negro leaders of tbe and attempted to arrest him Acres drew a tistol aud would have killed McDowell but tbout that time Tom Redmond, another negro eafler, appeared with a rifle in hand Mc- Dowell seized Redmond's rifle and fired oa Acres The ball passed through the maa s bat. nffictrag a slight wound in the head Aorea tied to town ana tho negroes pursued, shooting at him A HEGCLAE BATTLE In front of Sloss Co 's store a pitched bat- tle took place, in wh ch over one hundred, shots w ere fired The whites had armed themselves and the negroes had been rein- forced to one hundred At first the whites gave way and fied to tlio stores and houses bot finally they repulsed ;he negroes and drove them away Several of the leaders of the negroes fled to the woods, and the whites pursued THREATS OF Two of Prater and Jim McRae captured and will probably be shot or lynched tonight As Soon as tbe sheriff was advised of tho trouble he sent out a force of twenty fivo deputies, but at 4 o clock they hod not suc- ceeded in quieting the disturbance Deputy Sheriff Loclchart, wbo is in charge of tl e officers, made a speech to tbe whites ci tng ou them to disperse and assist m luainti 11 ar order, but they refused and more triu ts expected Tbe whites threaten to lyncn the two negro pnvmers ___ CXEMENTC SHORTER Death of Ono of tlie Most Brilliant Men In MONTGOMERY Ala June lb r V Clement C Shorter speaker of th Mibima bouse of representatives, died at h t o i o in Eufaula this afternoon, The dc thirtj-two jears old and was cm I brilliant young men in the n a son of ex-Governor Eli Shorter Til 1 resented his county several times i i e L s lature He was elected speaker of 1 uae of representatives in 1888 and Ins ter i u ould expire next November, when the m ncaker would be elected He had been SICK weeks He was of one of the best firm lies m the state and personally he was a most larumn His death is deeply ret, t (el iud all prominent men say that one f ic most promising young men in the state is e o THE HAVOC OF STOIftt The Tobacco Ttoang Mm Killed THE IN OHIO Parish, ol president, and H A Hill, ol Dunbor, is superintendent The latter has been here four months and seemed perfectly conversant With mines, though the men say fire-damp has been more than plentiful in this region lately Mr KeaghleyJ, the mine inspector, had made a thorough tour of the mine, bat two weeks ago some of the men in a certain portion inva- riably canned safety-lamps, but jn otberparts, as in the case young Hayes, lamps were worn uncovered, as no danger was; apprehended there So definite reason or cause can be given or the disastertmtiL the coronet's jnry meets here, probably tomorrow. Great Destruction of Bridges Wasbed Away C it c INN ATI June storm, w hich die so much damage in this citj veaterday ap pears to have extended over a wide area Se- ere destruction of property is reported from Lov eland Hamilton, Wilford and Batavia Near the latter place the Ohio and Northwes- tern railroad track was washed out and a bridge is gone The new Richmond and Rip- Icy lost 000 each it Fai month Ky Three boys in a boat are missing, doubtles: drowned Covinglon, Bellevue Dayton and Newport, Ky had eighteen houses unroofed and t-vo persons vee hurt Thousands o: acres of w beat, just ready to reap, are laid flat and tl e will be groat It is safe to say that the loss in Cincinnati and -within a radius of nflj miles amounts to IT IS CHOLEEA Several New Cases and Four Afore Deaths at Puebla de Rt MADRID June Much alarm w ccca sioned by the continued spread of cholera at Puebla de Kugat The authorities are making strait? efforts to stamp out the disease, but so far have been unsuccessful and new cases are reported daily there were four deaths from the disease and nine new cases reported Tbe doctors at Paebla de Bugat are ereatly overworked and the authorities have telegraphed to Valencia, asking that physi ciaus be sent from that city The supply of drues is running short, and tho town olhciala also telegraphed for a supply from Va lencia The total number of cases thus far re- ported is nmety-ono One of the persons who lied from the town tor safety has died of the disease at Albaida Dr Candela, who is an expert, declares that the disease at Puebla de Rugat is true Asiatic cholera. SAT OK 3TCOBIAS Tbe Republican Caucus Defeats the And Gerrymandering WASHES OTOS, June republican caucus tonight considered the national elec- tion law It is ready to be reported to th Having disposed of this subject, th RALEIGH, N C June 1G [Spec i A. ternffic storm swept through the w r art of countv late yesterday t Joseph Farmer a jonng white mail w-w struck by lightning and instantly killed Ti.e storm was accompanied by A tornado and 1 ai The latter pUyed havoc with the n? crops particularly tobacco which is ously injured that many farmers today t a ploughing it up and will plant tbe la i i a corn The latter crop, as well as cotto i ara also badly hurt Tbe track of tbe btorni was several miles wide and its cour-e was twr ty miles Reports expected damage in other counties in the bright tobacco belt THE COUNT IS IKACCIJJATE. Complaints Tliat tne Enumerators Have Not Done Their Work Well. "WASHrvGTO, Juue Since the an- nouncement that tbe enumeration of the inhab- itants of the city bad closed, a number of com- plaints have been made by those who insisted that thev have not been counted Inquiries from a number people by a Post reporter would seem to indicate that the census had not been accurately and completely taken In tbe edi tonal and composing rooms of the paper there were a number of persons omitted by tlie enumerators Numerous complaints have also been recei ved bv the local of census from persons who complain that the ators failed to get their names Chattanooga's Proposed Republican Paper CHATTANOOGA, Tenn June 16 A charter was filed here tedav for the Press Prmtintr company, with A G Sharp J W. sSne, J H. Messick, E F Hoyt, and Miko O'Grady as charter members Tbe intent-on is to ozsamre an afternoon republican paper. the only republican dailv sheet in the city. Sharn xs a government officer, Stone is post- master is a candidate for county court clerk, Hoyt is cit5 treasurer, and O Grady is a prominent saloon-keeper and city alderman. Sbewlper will be issued wxthm a fortnight if possible _ Chicago Complains About the Enumeration. CHICAGO, June Ifi Daily this morntng prints a number of complaints m- dicatml that the fede-al census, which was practically completed last niRht, is decidedly so 4r as FCh cago is concerned _ The caucas next turned its attention to McC WWM7UJ. factary to its friends, who held that it could not fa-rly bo regarded as an indication, of feel- ing of the entire party, and they will probably make another effort to hove a reconsideration of the bill at a subsequent caucus. Minnesota AHiancef Convention- ST. BAXTI., MIUBU, June 16 an unani- mous vote ot tho executive committee today it -waff decided to hold a state convention, of the Farmers1 alliance for the nominafajon. of a state ticket, at St Paul. July IGtfa. TJeaHi- Mice is strong in the and aos mases the irrf a decided nncep- alliance Trill atso fee an tfcecoa- vuu i Snch a wholesale as to make tha Ihe enumeration a hale better than a tucs TELEGRAPH BREVITIES. An eartaqnaUJ shock vas felt at Caslung Qafl- Jjec, at 7 15 o'cloct yesterday mormng Thirteen thousand does laborers at Swansea, Mgber wages. T Tininn Wtotam O'Brien and John Kea- J SPAPLRl SPAPLRl   

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