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   Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - July 12, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia                               r :s >hter. oa 10am oopm. 00 pm. 55pm oo am 10 ant 500m. i upm i 40 pnx 5 50 am 7 49am o 10am 2 40am 3 Oopm S 5 00 a Be 9 9 46am 330pm 1st. Medi- be itotd Western theBicb- oit for fresh vqgo- aid-wiD cla [phur Star icnce cation of CJBB ing- arge VOL. XXII. ATLANTA, GA., SATURDAY JULY 12, PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS. RIOT IN FAYETTE SJtOOT AND FURTHER DETAILS_OF THE FIGHT Wounded -Tht tlio rtopl Kuimlligli (Trt Tuh [Spec a] u rtho doctors and tlmt Jack WcBIwam. a WTTT. SWEAT IT OUT it npoii UmiMBirtodiharm JUUU O VV JL A 1 1 i U-UJL loud and violent man, took lum after a tnssel, suerpeded m getting "Williams s p stol, md carrjnna; it off This incident made tbe negroes more bois terous, and in a shoit while a man vlio was on the ground soiling drinks, came to AIcEl wanvaiul asked lio return the pistol to tlie i egro from he had taken it The man said if this was done the negroes behave WtElwanj up the pistol audit was roon back in tho h xnds of illuims soon xfter this became moio an 1 obnovioua cr Going to a crowd of gathered m a f lump of treos some distuueo nbme tbe main ciowd ol white ptople on A hilKule he secured a gun "With and lus ;nstol bran4i-shing both in tl e m an 1 Mioutinc; doliant o at t ie bite men below be started at x quic c paee tow ar I tlioni T iclc MeKIwaiiy 10 hid t ikcii tbe t >1 awiy him, one of the erowd of white cise exCtu without co holduie into th s ici ou the i ic I 11 !te ie c tod i t i i cr has bron dead b idiea of tbe n t I i" the trm, ri H Ha an 1 An i" wa> killed auu i 1 i-> vs mnls tin-, hfto'Mi o hers who rctnved 1 vvoi 11 N iiU v 111 are mte 1 t i tonnat on thret oi L I c i1 s those deat! wire N i OF the w Into i n 1 o rt f u aio c is ikiLd in unid n n I ho woundcd dicl f There tu   t JV tsl 5 U k Miriwanj e ou-. w 1 o is ba llv hiir i L mttrcl h s 'of- f( in sti ic v him bt i ek and his b uy b> tie leu n Jim facott morethrn r placcN arh x It i-, prift shot tb u 1 s staling tli" u, n riu ono ft de 1 i >e M is ihot n ill e Jit HI re in cr es e a 1 Conner bjeijit I t u f ether e i t i mi' RIOT n ill Uani an 1 tne id is at the bctUm Tho bull I a- draimn.. uf jf a m 11 of tl o not Foi si re time l tl e con i list In1- 11 c ..nlicii itc 1 b the Eoi i M aio i I St 11 M 1 h is asmall'-ett ti lit 1 1 a halt bundled country folk TbiL of the mill p ud and fisli In emit) of t ir- j 1 ui I s hm 1 01 e co i 1 camncl 11 ie 11 ms The i et pie ti th ewnt nU tions foi J e i the "nn 1 nr i e b "jJ b t >i hh-sl i to 11 e it i i ail il u lane l 1 nshers V i f thic tUb fur it is u 01 tli c the git a n t bihtj ior C-iM IF I rd Co ti nc 1 tl cj it i the le'-tinc; tl e ie plo imn enso ai i g in fie vi i 1 h M i an area or n Mi U 1 1> n _ht lo fn loiu rri rs In. 1 tl o i a o an 1 i eie i tbe fu i tbe fo lo il i t the i i b _H 1 1111 ot and re -3 e 1 n i iep ra i i iiy ml ibitan of j; ib tion count ic bit fl u 1 ii i en and tlu ie m st of irse bo 1 K r t 11 f 1 lo se inioi t) e on i i 1 nl irt, I 11 ro I u 1 n s su ust, ai 1 n i f il I Dcnsations tl At La t of tbe tonsi 0 lj riot ie 1 L Till 1 (GUTINf The inc-t of bi lo wr i m like I out Wed lesdav n 5! t s ush v is fought lien i ul Jit 1 it tlie pitched charge   a couple of vvluti; nen wlohalcone fiom quite a dis tanto to be eailj at the fish frj, usitetl tho of a tl utibl i woman in the ncighJjorhol of the-mill y nd Ihej weic T m ir d whon i ciov d of negro "tneu cam tipm U f a tl ero a row resulted The -vb n a i g t t1 o t of tbe encoun cer and i out off to get reinforce merits but c ib j rcta nod to the-woman hoose the it T es w f ro gone T bey ba 1 got ten wind of tl P in i 01 01 the wh tes to bo revenged for tho Buries they 1 xd and soon orl passed thiough the settlement an 1 sarro in img conntrv The wonl piv-.tr! uiio tt e negroes was 101 tliom to br n0 thoii weipons tr the mil non I tlio> 310xt j ronarcd iesist my at tack of tho whiles w iirhthcy anticipated to follow as a const of tho night b THEY Bni" C fHT rilKIR CtL negroes mil guns of all s and btyles collectin along on th-1 b nk of tho pond in the ne gh borhood of a sma 1 store kot t bj Tom Hastings a negro looked jpon as a. leading spirit in tha fleet on It is not uncom VILI f r negroes as veil a "White men t cairv the r gans on a fasbin, trip But it s j tlia taennj of tl c gm i were on the negr -side at this f i olic They w cie starked bV threes and fours against tiees, and sov era "wereleit ftitbH isti 0 for safe keeping, unti The white pe( nle little attention to tao or the g.u .5 and I the not actually nroke out, scairolj urn bo ly thought of mi- lending trouble Between 1 200 anil 1 500 pen do in the "ncvmtj tho pond was drxwn off Over a.hundred wcie m grocs As long as the inter was centered in the pond and the fish, thing went cl1 Th s lasted uutil about noon of 1 e v bite people had be -gwn to for homo and a number had already niied uo r with fsh and set ITQLCP STARTS THE B VXL "VTme and liquoi weie sold frer-U from a do7onbImUigeis and ah ng V ward noon negioeb and some of uhe white men were pretty we1! filled up with the mean stuff A Tvnite man and a negro bo was assisting m nufl figure con_ spicuonsl5 m tl o beginning of the difficulty THROW BOW'S THH negro named f' men J tin niioiiic i negro i in aftei il iianis nd U be to induce bun t t ce bis in 114 an 1 l! its lu n vv ith n ibo U f( rtj j n of tbe men M ilhatns toppc 1 iu d so i o IMS lit ng vi ords at them an 1 sui0ling out Mi Elwam t'uew bis up t Ins shin uei simult ineoiiisH o shot-, r ins? out One Jned the iicgio and tho Otliei come fro u s A half nun "trutk itb the lamssgim th in.-, slirtcd b irk t luaui t! eir fucii K n 1 m le n i -i than it take to write i u v  I Mng n the ground beside eath his fa hfr and his brother Both Mere bleeding rcoU from gunshot Harrison be( amo ilesnorate an 1 pointing us gun at TIuns rpse 41 can It afttrwarils pneartd th it be had lOuhing to do with tbe lighting, and -was tig to get from it T-vheii tl o sb( t las hied at him This w is the ulence bo ore the coroner s jury VTHI1.1LINO UF THE WOUNDPn tbe fir ceased wounded men ying ill OM r the held The ingioe itio able to do took to the wo Is .iid it is iinpohsiblo to tell jubt hoMp-m inj eif1 shot Ihe names of the vvbite men alrt tt 11 given rhosr v; 1 o ore hcuonsly Innt jirt v idcd with easy cinv ce and iir etl home Hastings tbe J ki led outright a-, d to bis ho ue in tin sctt'euu ti i J s mil in 1 10 lame I ft re until after tlio i rju st >ostci laj Vnuersoii ilhams and Jim Scott b so 01 s )Hvtd m tic set o icnt -Thov fken to then homes m I dot at into sent f Marshall Cox one of the vbite nen whose voundi are most serious, was se 11 today it home fo ir miles of this i I ico He is in bed, ittendtd by a phjs cian who i mounccs him in a bad nx Cox: is roiisi 1 ial ly swo leii up both in both md ict, fio u tho shot lie can c iis loft cjc1 wli ch was cutd by squ rrel sb t is 1 n u iti 1 tu bh mi tlu sulo tfbis necl sL mil beli nd bis ear is riddled w it i lead iis in i a id   an I b niv c itin, the leatb 11 Ham son U is tings bcvei il bun Ir I pe pit gitluiod towitnos-, tho invest Oa ion and uiiciig tho IH groos a at d al of bal fft! ng oxmteil U ei ntbioak w a fe vied it one time but tne nc oes iinahj disptisc I w it iout 11 moiexic b n c than sullen 1 Joks and w mt-pcrpd con ft j entes charging Tol 11 Harr s with tbe unlawful killing of Hainsoii Hastings is nillv a it Jin itcdiati ly w ui int n as sworn out and pxit m the nheulT s hands, but s> f ir II uiit. bis. not boon airc-itcd JL be v crdict rt iidcred on the mv ition of i son ill nms tie ith stati 1 that be was killed by a pistol shot i red bj tlie h ind t f an miknm n party Will ins was icga ded rs a bad clniac tor and the r jmmnmtv feels that it MI! bo al ut as welt off without Iui i Hastings and "Wilhamsbot.il leivo families -vil ii F-V dy ron the t Thn town was with countrj people and occasional rumors f a new outbic ik at tbo r nils created high excitement 1 be nogrres have been eij quiet todaj and it is thfiijjit that now theio is no tl of a re iiewal of the riot The prevailing sentiment among all classes is that tbe negioes received no more than tbe i just deserts though the killing of Hast ings who was an moiiensivc well behaved negro is deplored Fi> M DIJRANT A TKICE ON THE JL. N. W VSHI> axox, July 11 "The nation 1 oict tion law bill w ill bt passed by the senate before this session of congims adjourns rely npoii this" Ihe above wag spoken by Semtor bpooner this afternoon, IH ropl> lo a question As to the methods by which it is to pass, he w ould not express an opinion, foi, indeed thev not been de- tei mi nt d upon Senatoi Spooner will hav e the b It in charge in the scnato, and ho prob ably knows wheieof bespeaks 1 be f ie t that the n publican senatorial canons reached no igieemont last night is of no tirulai significance Two thuds of the sena- tors piesent no 1 t'io passage of the force bill and it w is eiident eveij one would come in line at the propot time MOW SHVLL IT 1.B DONE9 The question which is now agitating the m mis of the rt publican senators is how shall tin bill bo p Shall the rules be changed cbai motion put i b iall tbo onoof physical endurance? Tbo iirst impulse of beimtoi bpooner and other Ic was to pledgo fortj three of tho repub nc in senators to reniA 11 in tbe st into chamber until ivoticoi d bo hid vrithm-uchiugingthe uiles Lointkt the fight one of ondnraiite Thcj have o met with murl dithcaUy 111 g( tt ng tbt old senators to remain up at ami tlie char cos now ,e of tbo rules enough to hav e a to the senate and otod without tbe on the b H shall be taken at a certain hour i n a cmtun daj 11 mevc r, this has not been decided upon but it is quite evident that some me ins bj which the bill can bo rushed thro w ithin thiee or foui weeks' time will be devise i an 1 it will become a law before this sost.1 m cf ci ngress is at an end But it will not ba the I odgo bill which passed the 'ion t that will piss, the senate All tho re pul Ii a i me nbera of the committee on elee- tims arc opposed to that bill and Senators Ho ir ind bpoo it i are already at work on a substitute me isme it will be iiist as iniif utous as the bill and of course the lit iso will iccettit It will probibly be son othingon the order of the Hoar bill, which Ins lending befoie the senate all this of the troubles, a cause which had, from 1855 to 1889, puljed down the carrying trade of the ABN 11 merchant marine from pec.tf i imports and exports to sixteen per not a cause, or a casual cause TjUe first great leading cause of the decadence bad been the substitution of iron and steel ships foi wooden ships To that ongiual cause had beonudded legislation tliat forbade Ainen- can citizens trom buying foreign built shins, and tariff legislation that tended to isolate the Un ted States from other nations m regard to international trade Ho protested against the bill beciuse it to tax the people foi the purpose ol building lip an industry that w as impossible under existing legislation Tbe plan, proposed a Utopian one, a visionary one It was ly impossible under existing tariff and navigation laws to build np tile foreign cairying trtwle of the United Scales Mi Colte went on to declaim against the injurious effects of an illibeial taiiff law and paid that if roto-liat ous were resorted to in Eaxone (a-> as now xetaha- tiou would fall upon the farmers of the United States While the United States was piling up obstructions to trade the pending bill proposed to pay subsidies for a man- to go out and hunt up foreign trade The whole bu3meas was simply reductio ad ab- surdum Mr Vest offered as a substitute for the bill as to the American merchant n anne a pro vision for fiee ship0 ti bo used only ni tlse for eign canynig tiade not in tho coastwise or lake tiade. The bills-non t mer without action a f tor an unsuccessful effort bj Mi Fije to an agreement to upon them tomorrow Aftei. a brief executive session, the senate at 5 iOadjouined till tomorrow WILL ON IT TODAY HANGED 2TO.B THE MURDER OF HXS 8TEP- HOW THE CRIME WAS COMMITTED. Execution of tlie Murderer JSaugJoff in Birmingham Testeiday. Criminal News Generally. Tl RFrtBLK VN A. I, C L S 10] ul lie in oenalors will caucus again cithci to norrow or Moiidaj and then it will bo dn 1 exactly hoiv the bill shall bo pissel ml when The fact tl at tho senate pass the bill is attubuUble 111 a. laige to lie 1 He in I the president bitn-i 1 it] tht ongrcisu aal to umituo i ul H n iti ninl o ummttcc aro m Iced eu- i t 1 in concetto 1 act on to ill the sen atom n f icii 3 the bill ma very short Lime 111 1 lie 10 e imaged in attemiimg; to foicc public opinion in the noith uito favoung ti o bin IT -OAS UFKD Tho lottci i Kin to republican editors bj UI B hlui, which w is really pro i nt I u 1 ti t it by loiu PcoJ is one of tl e i pi ins of K tion Ihey als others which tl will sn in spring but there is no use n tw f  be stiicih a paiti one G OPOIVNS IN the Geoigians in "Washington today aic A1 MII "WUIliouie Miss Sallie Biowu Elipli Blown, o[ Atlanta M V t> Ake, of Ctdartown Oscar L Pntnim, Mr and Mrs II C liulall and Mrs J A Edwards of Maeon and Mr and Mrs Joseph Conleoii Jr of Savannah ______________ E AV B THr TWO ME.TAL3 the House to of Hie Conference liopoit on tlio Silver Bill WASHINQTO> July 11 Mr Perkins, of Kansas presented the confcience report oiithe bill granting light of w ly across Millc I aca Indian reservation to the Little Fills "Mille Lacs and Lake Superioi Railioad companj Mi Enloo, of Tennessee, raised the question of consideration in the interest of the private calendar Kb quorum being present, a call of the House was ordered One hundred and ninety four members more than a quorum responded to their nan 01 Mr Perkins uioi ed that further proceedings under call bo dispensed with Agieed jeas :UO, naya 35 Tho conference report w is then adopted Aftei the passage of one pm ate lelief bill, Mr Conger of Iowa presented the conference report on the sihei bill Af it had been road, the_ question of con- sideration w question w as the considera and it resulted yeas speaker bems uua.ble to record a quorum, a call of the w as ordeied On call one hundred and ninety four mem beis muie than a quorum responded to their names It then agreed on the suggestion of Mr Bl 01111 1 oE Georgia that four hours, do bate should be allowed tomorrow on the Coi UKBIA, S C Julj 11 stead Jones, colored, wai hanged iu Orange- burg today He as one of the youngest poi- sons er hanged m this state His age was himself as sixteen jears, but others toported him as seventeen Armstead Jones was hanged fo" the cold blooded and dehb erate assassination of his stepmother The mur- der vas committed last Armstead and his younger brother, Jesine, a thirteen year old boy, quarreled their step- some trivial matter, probably because the i share of prov isiong vras not ab large as they considered proper They con- ferred togothei, and decided to get their father s wife out of the wav Armstead pro- cuied an old gun which was heavily loaded, and one ev unrig, just before they expected their stcpmothei to go to the spring for water they secreted themseU es in the behind some bushes When Airs Jones made bei appearance, Armstead took deadly aim and fired Ihe woman vvas instantlj killed, and the brolliers attempted to hide the body, but when the rtime was discoveied they con fessed They were both comieted and tenced to death, but Te-3 ne being recom mendod to mercy by the jurv had his sen- tence commuted to ten yean, imprisonment bj the lor Armstead Tones a good supper last night slept very souiidlj and this morning ordered and consumed a huge and substantial breakfast 1 by Mr Bl tnd The put Will the house proceed to tioii of the conference icport? 106 navs, 44 The eojifeiPiico i at the end ol "which time tho pi CMOUS question should be considered as dered Ihe then took a recess imtil S o'clock the scbsion to be for the considei ition of pi pension bills The ote 011 consideration of the siHer conference report part is m the republicans in the amimatnc and the den ocrats in tLe uega tn The only exception wns Mr Honors, of who, before tho aimounoemeiit of the result changed his vote from the negative to tho nttirmativo gin ordei to move a recon sidoration but tin-, motion was made useless by the ab ensc of a quorum The house met at b o clouk xnd on the first peusKii bill that was cilh d up Mr Enloe of lennessoe ma lo tue omt of 110 quoium and the house adjomned until tomoirow XffAKKISOV TVIUTFb A. It-TTFR He Writes to tHe Tlxo Execution of Alfred Cooper in Bir- mingham lesterday BIRMINGHAM, Ala July 11 [Special Alfred Coopei colored handed the iail yard at 12 45 toda> 3fe tried to meet dtath biavelv, but failed, b ?nn g v, ay at the last moment, so mueh so that he conld not stand, and had to be snppntedoii tho scaffold while the noose was adjusted lie smoked a c gaiette on the stafTold until the black cap w as drawn ovei his lie c Ien Keturn to "W ork During an In- vestigation Jtily 12 "0 today a agreement was dravi 11 up betw een Goner 1 Manager Metcalf, of the and NasliMlle raihoad and the striking brakemen and switchmen, by which tho men consent to return to work immediately It is provided that General Manager Metcalf shall thoroughly investigate the demand sand p amts made by the men, and give them a nnal decision as to what the authorities of the ro ul will do m the ay of granting them The men return to work under the old rates The conductors are also promised a full estiga tion of then. ances 1 he temporary settlement of the trouble, of course, is re 'arded as a victory for the road Biatnarck Xot Have Signed It 11 Bismarck man in- terview pubhbhed by the Frankfort Journal sajs that ho would not have signed tho Anglo- German agreement in its present form The ex-chancellor holds tnat tho emperor wished to secure to Germany, might 1 been obtained at less cost Unless the island is strongly fortified, he says it might e dangerous to Germany in the ent of Montgomery's Cotton Keceipts, MONTGOMERY, Ala July 11 The receipts of cotton in tms, city for the past week amounted to forty fiAe bales, making the total receipts for Montgomery for the from September 1st, 1889, to date, against hales corresponding date last joining in it, >f the president; of Death of Ex-Senator McCreary. Ky, July 11 Thomas "McCreary died at hia home, near Owensboro, Ky, yesterday in the seventy- fourth year of his age. He had teen apara-_ Iitac for years. Senator Tellei Introduces a Resolution to II ive a Conference on and Silver. July 11 In the senate Mr Teller mtioduced a joint resolution declaring it to be the determined policy of the Liiiteu St eminent to use both gold and siher as f 1 11 legal tt iider nioiiej and instructing tin piesulent to invite tho goTeniments of .Latin union couutnoi, and such other na tions as he in ij deem advisable, lo 30111 the I mted St ites in a conference to adopt a com mon iatio between gold and siHer for the purpose of establishing international 'y the use of bimetallic money, and securing a nxitj lelative between these metals The conference is to be held it such place as may be mu- tmllv agreed upon by the executives of the governments and when in tlie judgment o: tho United States, a sufficient number of nations shall have entered into such interna- tional arrangements, he shall declare the ratio solKed to be the existing ratio in the United Ihe president is to appoint not less than three nor more than e commissioners to attend stuh conference on the part of the United States, and who are to receive and their reasonable expenses The joint resolution was referred to the f nance committee The senate then took up the senate till to establish a United States land court, and to ide for the settlement of prii ate land laims m New Mexico, Wyoming Arizona, Utah, ada and Colorado such claims being by virtue of Spanish or Mexican, rights THE SHIPPING BILLS The bill was discussed until 2 o'clock, when tbe shipping bills were in oilier as "unfinished and Mr Gibson addressed the sen- ate He arguedagamst the proposed subsidies for ships, but in fa-v or of moderate postal sub- sidies He spoke of the importance of estab- lishing a line of steamships to trade with the Congo country of building a government dry dock at New Orleans, and of reforming the tar ff by admittingcommoditieB from, the South American states at lower rates of duties But there was nothing, he aaid, more destructive of the shipping interests than an attempt to tax farmers and producers of the country in order to supply bounties for ship- huildera It was not by such means that the United States once occupied a leading position on the ocean 16 was by freedom not by restraint, by self-reli- ance, not by bounties or subsidies Mr Coke stated some of the reasons why he opposed the bill togrant subsidies of the CHJCVGO July 11 The Journal publisnos a telegram, undei d ite of Cailisle, Fa the text of a lettei utten bj President Harri- son m r-sponso to and dec1! mi 4 an invitation lo attend the National Giangert, exhibition The president sajB in part llio tarilT question now befoie the peo pit. is tlie tuo'jt Ini} question if the iind the people should be th migthlj edueatea on it as thei-e in no doubt th it tb f trming element ot this countrj the baclclt ne of this govern inent or otlier free govern nen' It is neees- sar-v that tin y should miderstai 1 this questum so tliiit they can between true trade and ir tettion me ol wli cli would be rumoustothe government and the other woulil be prosperity to the government This free trade question ib a dangerous one to hinfUc and il it should win in )2 it would c IUSP preat distress througho it the land sometUinQ never experienced by the Amen ca.u people. A Cool Night "WvsHixrTON, July 11 Tlio signal office furnishes the following special bulletin to the pi ess This morning the weather reports show th it throughout the south Attlautic and middle states, from Geoigia iiorthwara to Lake Erie, and in portions ot New England, last night was one of the coldest on record for this season of the ?ear 1 ollowiiig aie some minimum tempeia- ures, with relation to tho lowest ever before reported during the second decade of July GO degrees, one Wilimntr ton 38 degrees three below Raleigh, 5b degrees, frw o below Chailotte degrees, f our belo-v Lj nchbnrg and Harnsonburg, 54 degrees, en below Northfield "Vt rg, 40 merchant marine. That commenced at root __D___ ________ de grees two below "W ashmgton City and San- dusky, Co Boston difference Tho minimum yesterdaj at Albany was 48 de- grees, two below the lowest previously re- corded duung the first decade of Jiily Secretary Elaine s Communication. "WASHIISGTOX, July 11 president to- day transmitted to congress two communica- tions from the secretary of state, enclosing the report of the action of tho international Amer- ican conference, concerning the piotection of patents trade marks and copyrights in com- merce between the American republics, and other acnon of the same body for the better protection, of public health against contagious diseases opponent to Colonel O ites Eoitli s a shoe drummer In talking to residents of he third district about lus probable candidacy, said As long as I can sell shoes to he peonle of the third district I II not ask Iiem to vote for me for congress or auyth ng slse I'm selling shoes, and not running for >mce Booth will not bo in the race and Jates will most likely no oppobitioii The Straightout Democracy of South lina Adojkt Resolutions. COLUMBIA, S C July 11 The convention of stiaightout democrats resumed ts w ork at 10 o'clock this morning The pre- amble adopted treated of the Tillman inent as follow s Whereas, On tho day of a conven- ;ion assembled in Columbia under a call of K W. bliell and others claiming to represent the tann- ers association and suggested to the people can- didates for governor and lieutenant governor and ;he leaders of the movement thus inaugurated .lave assailed tho integrity of tlie democratic lartj of South Carolina in its adminibtration ;he affairs ot tlie eminent and e its cbosen and trusted officials with extravagance. imbeciUtj dobauehcry and perjurv and, Whereas It is belieied and is as- Berti d that the affairs of the state since IHTtt have been administered with ability with justice. unimpeachable and in faivlifnl obedience to thp requirements of tlie constitu- tion and the laws of the state in the piusecution of the issues thus presented without precedent and without ju-'tifleition prejudices leer- excited hate been aroused and sf been engendered winch jeon irdize jXy the deiuorratie and which imp >rtha namtenancc of aupreinacj in SoutlfCuro- lina fbe resolution" demanded that the delegates tot a certain convention to be held in August should bo elected bv primatv and demanded th..t that comtntiou should amend the constitution >f tho so is to provide for a pnmarj for all oncers The fullering resolutions were adopted Resolve i Thof hen this ronfercnre idjuiirns, that it adjourn sul ject to the call of the president, and ui the event that tlie convention refuses to ina1 e provision for tnc election of dele- ion bj iiiinary, >f this confer- gates to the September convention bj i that tl e pieaident call a pi eni e to be hel I before the Septt mher ent on, for the urpbbC of consulting together as to wliatt cour e shall be to preset e ihe existence ot the regular democratic part> of South arolina. The following, ado n ted with cheers Resolved That thin contention desires to placa upon record its in ligniint condemnation of the) insults whicli hive lK.en at cert.iin public: meetings in this sstace to the war scarfed ade Hampton, and that we desire to renew that ill in t her led us toilet in 1 on on a Steamboat. CHICAGO, July 11 tho steamer Tioga fioni Buffalo, was lying in Chicago river at the foot of Washington street tonight, ualoSdin'g an explosion occurred in her hold aira the essel took fire and is now burning Tliree of her crew are missing A number of negro stevedores were in the hold getting out the it is thought eight or ten of them were lulled, and more injured It is iinpossl ble as yet to tell the total number of casual- ties The Tioga is one of the largest steamers on the lakes Accident on. the Cnesapeak and Ohio. RICHMOND, Va July 11 A collision occurred on the Alleghaney isioii of the Chesapeak and Ohio railroad near Scottsville this morning Two engines and six freight cars were badly -wrecked No one was hurt The track TV as blocked for six hours Tbe accident was caused by misinterpretation of orders Tlie XiEUidlnf: Collapsed. HALIFAX, W H July 11 A terrible dis- aster occurred in Dartmouth tonight.. A ferry landing crowded -with one hundred and fifty persons, collapsed precipitated the throng into the water, causing an immense loss of life. bodies so far haveT been, re- women, two soldiers and one child Mr. Stanley is Sick. IjosrDoit, July 11 Stanley is suffering front gastritis, and there is some doubt about his .marriage talcing place morroTr. He is mending however, and his friends ate hopeful. Of tlic National Association at St Po.nl ST PAUL Julvll When the fourth session of the fhirtj fifth animal contention of the Jxationul E lacational association opened, Tt Hewitt; of Ohio arose on a q lestion of prn to denj a published statement icgaulir 1 fs candid icy foi the presidency It ha bet n leported that ho would have taken the omcc if given 1 i n and iblo feeling was ox piessod aga nst the action of tho no 11111 lUons committee in c loosing for president one whose connection ith a snciation i consideicd as comparative recent Hub mattci was said to bo abo it to croato u fin 111 the association, and so it jioved Aftei Dr Hewitt, a statement tbe ui ittei w TJ> cc oft for a few minutes bj J Am Ji o Oho olteiing a resoli cion cnlorwng comi ul soij education winch was referred to tbo com imttee on resolutions Alexander of Illinois, then got the floor on a question of privilege, and read fiom the cortbtituiioii of the association to prov o that tbe method, of election of ofhrcrs had been illegal and waa, tberefoie null and-void IIuoiTeicda series of resolutions ig forth this statement and that an election of officers be now hold IT is motion w as mimed! itely seeon le 1 Ho spoke in f iv or of it olaimmn that proierai1 legal methods weie for tlio and continued prosperity of tbe His speech w as heaitily applandod President Canfield said be wished to make a statement and explained that tbe present ron stitutioii had been adopted for a small body and was m many ways unsuitable for the greatlv augmented numbers of the present or ganization For the reasons gn en he declared that tho motion and resolutions were out of ordei Mr Hardy, of Arizona who had seconded Mr Forbes'b motion, appealed from tbe decis ion of the chair, but President Caniield refused to hoar the appeal, and bis decision was greeted with combined applause and hiss.es The chair called immediately for the report of tbe president of the educational council, and the matter was dropped for the session, and probablv for the meeting Tonight's session closed tbo series Profes sor J M Baker of Colorado, presented tbe re port of the committee on icsolntions They favor moral training in public schools recom mend an estimation of White Cross League literature, endorse the American Hum me so cietv the teaching of tbe ethics of politics, approve compulsory education to a limited commend United States Com- missioner Morgan s plan for Indian school lands, land grants for demand the repeal of all import duties on books, express satisfaction with tbe wonderful grow th of the natipnal educat onal association, return tnanks to of Mm iiesota, the city and citizens of St Paul, and all who have so cordially and heartilv and successfully entertained the and praise the orbcers and those railroads that aided irTthe success of the convention A resolution highly complimentarv to Pres ident Canfield was earned with great anplause Resolutions regarding spelling reform had been handed to the committee and at their re quest a special committee was appointed to consider it and report next year The race problem was the subject for the nng, and the first address was by Hon A o judge of tbe Louisiana court of ap- peals In course of his address Judge Gunby said that his solution of the race problem was the education of the negro, and suffrage ba.sed on an educational qualification United States Senator Blair had been an nounced, but could not come President Caniield made a brief closing talk turning over the the new prewdent OA.TES Vini-t- GET IT. ur undiminiahed onfldenee gratitude and respect An executive committee of nine was elected, General J 1) Kennedy, ex minister to China, being the chairman It was authorized to pre- paie and issue an a Idrehs to the democrat c of Carolina setting foith the dan- gers now confrourn g that and tl e nteessit> foi organization which is the only guarantee of ulnte supremacy Ihe on moderate dent that, iimc1! dejendh upon the action of the com en tion to next rm ntli If i ticket is nominated then bj Till man s puts they v, ill place thempeH out f the regul r de- and fnrLlier action will be taken Anioiit, the me iibeis of the conventio i M ere Chancellor Johnson, Geneial H PX- ern< L of the state Tohn I Shcp] ti  fc slio a lo-v-s rangi K from VI 1 r eh U a popnl ition of d 1 oslosL seM. to At- kinson ith jxipleand i loss of 200 A slnrL time fcecre arj L 4 Gilbert ot the Maine b ml of agr culture de ai aldiev> in which he sir ng'y i ecittd of the farms and f illii u; h o of farm piopcit} an 1 die a picture which his er since nude him the obje  1> en true ind the) Mgorous lenur ciatioii of his ad ss is ceasing L en in tlie binallei where there is m the in population is fac fiom ine  been ul lj Ihe showing in the state has oeen made vh h with a pi i ulatioii of J ilG Jii has game 1 about JUO o" almost 13 much as B with its >0 OCX) peojile Ilii3 is due to man ifartunng uitcrpmes The Sun s Cotton Julj. II Intuits i enrl at ade clinc of three p ints on near and unchanged >a atl> at an ill of ona tw to three points on point on tue o il ,roj cl ntw months irjm >i i r ccs The marl t >ppiitd q ufe  t the >vrm a tlet line three to live were i i IIP'  ol mdrken Bcff re no ho TCV ei the sellers liad tlibappearcd, and for nearly two tiours was iliti at standstill Then jmt before tlie last oa I c mia a rallv earri( a up oj tl igl i and tl tl wluile line was said to be ft i the tceoi Jlroad stieet hoii'-r J he croji it of a well Iti vo. at c unts I H JTa-voratle Druuth in Texas was supj hv reporfi of ilirpajrc y orms on   the einpe.ror s labor edicts t.iport of Gold July banker? to- dav ordered SI 000 000 more gold for Rhipment to Europe, making so far 000 000 in pold baraibOgoto by tomorrow s ctcam or T here as consi ci on on. "Wall strret as to the reason of the shipments, and neaih one had a different theory to account for the crnent Tlie Alabama ConEfreBsman Pretty Saio of a Itenominntion. Ala July 11 The matter of democratic opposition to Colonel W. C Gates, representative from the third dis- trict, was settled by Lee county instructing for Oates, -whifch gives him instructed a majority of the delegates to the congressional conven- tion. Tlie republicans of this state are fallin 1ELEGR4.PU BREVITIES. Influenza is cp demie in Iceland The director of the land penitentiary. says ex. Treasuter Archer is insane The London News of this moving states that Mrs Frank .Leslie will marry de jLeu- from "Valencia, Spain, snow a, steatly decrease of the epidemic antliorities deny the rumor that tlia pope is Ul Bond offerings SloO-000 all acrepted at 103 for four and a haUs Congressman Butterwortli of Ohio was last meht elected Bccretafv bv the board of directors, of tlie "W orltPfi cxji Tlie first Ualo of Geor-iA shipped from Albany, ,-was Sold.-t auction m New ork yes tcrday m fVont of the cotton eMlwnfEC It classed strict lov middlics, d -old at 10-a per Pythian camp at JlUwaiikce lias -Li. _ rnt-iirninrr linine mto line and say that the republican njuii- j the Knightt. are returnini Sm To. every district. S S. Bootlt, of Lo is named as fbe vtob- i gboa. Dale county, is named as am   

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