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   Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - July 16, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia                               ieen into, on ies of hotel, kite Sulphur >nvenlence of to location :s for TOL. XXII. ATLANTA, MOANING, JULY 189O. TEN PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS. riinnTMP TUT? U llllu BECOME A. WEAJL I3II- Of ENACTING PARTISAN SCHEMES. Force Bill Almost Certain to Bo The Plan 3'roposed By the Republican Another Meetine to Be Held. Today tas brought out additional facts in regard to .the senate caucus las.t evening, and tb'ey show J that the senators, in giving out the reports lost niglit, attempted to deceive the public as to what was really accomplished. woro four senators resent who 6p- flosed the report of the committee to change The rutus u> pass tlie ft no bill. They were "Plumb, Tiller, Wa'.cott and Edmunds. Toi- ler and AValeott made vigorous speeches against it, but today Plumb said that he thought it probable he would be compelled" to vote Cor changing the rules, as ho received a ".number of letters in his morning mail from rfiijuesthijj that he do all in his power to have the bill pawed. THK OLD si OF MASBAC'.rusrc- icesslomuieg. >1 Norte) KX alone is'snfflelehk mess toalL'aiHiUa ity. Tickets CO., .so, Texas. rleston. S.C._ lINERlf pleta 7 9 II IS 11 is p 1 Ma 2 lla 32Za 6 35am 750pm 3 14pm 7 50 pi" The feature of tho the speech by Hoar, of Massachusetts, who advo- -cated the changing of the rules and the pas- of force measure. "When asked how .dT'ate could be stopped on the motion to the rules, he said that un-ler the rulos of the senate now, the presidingofncor had tho right to declare when a motion was dilatory, and when debate was dilatory, and when lie .so decided, if sustained by the majority of the his decision should be final and he  xaniination. This was followed by reference of this examination the medical eferees of the pension bureau. The next atep wwt an adjudication qf the >y the adjudicating division, and the next to the board of review. The claim was .hen sent to the certificate division and "tlie Deration was ended by the sending of a car-, .iftcate to the pension agent. All this re- quired timd. Few, if any, of the cases could bo adjudicated before tho first of January, at which time congress would be in session and ready to make-the necessary appropriations. A little colloquy in regard to the civil ser- vice law- arose between Messrs. Cannon and Honk, which afforded the democratic side of ;lie house much amusement. Thera was tlie same warmth-shown in the dialogue, growing out of a remark by Mr. Cannon, to the effect hat.Mr, Houk saw in the bill only au increase tho clerical force, and ndt for the benefit of old soldiers. A WAKM DEBATE. Mr. Houk resented any such imputation eing cast upon him, and deuiod the right of the gentleman to criticize his motives. Mr. Cannon referred to the gentleman as mving been in tho war and having been a magnificent soldier. Since the war, in season and out of season, the gentleman had not liesitated to say so. Mr. Houk said that he had never spoken of t in his life. Nobody had ever heard oC the gentleman playing soldier, because he had :akeii care not to. do it. Mr. Cannon said that ho had the right to discuss the proposed legislation. Mr. have no right to make per- sonal reflections. Mr. is one thing I have no right to do, and that is, make a common nuis- ance of myself. Mr. you have done what you had no right to do, because you have demon- strated that vou are a nuisance. The committee then rose, the hill was passed and the house, at adjourned. THE SUNDRY CIVIL BIIX. The Senate Spends Another Day Dicussing It. WASHINGTON, July senate re- sumed consideration of tho sundry civil appro- priation bill, at page fifty, tho first item being one of for surveying public lands, the committee on appropriations recommending IT SHOOK UP. EXFLOSIOtf Of SIXTEEN O UNPOWDEB. SIX MEN BLOWN INTO ETERNITY, And TJilrty or Forty Others.Inj of 1 he Searclt for tee Missing: Men. an increase of that amount to Mr. Gorman explained the amendment, stating that the object of it was to throw open to settlement, Innds intended (by the act of October, to be reserved for irrigation. Discussion of the amendment lasted until G o'clock, when, without disposing of it, the senate adjourned. A large part of the debate was upon the management of the geological survey. L _ _ __ THE T4RIFF REFORM: CLUBS. The Meeting in A Letter from Ex-Presidciit Cleveland. BALTiMOttR, J 15. Eight counties of Maryland have each organized a tariff reform club. in th These clubs met in conference today rooms of tho Maryland Tariff Iteforin club in this city, James Alfred Pearee, States Senator Penrce, prosidcd- Thoro were also present at tlie conference, by invitation, "democraticfriends of tariff reform from those counties of the state in which local have not as yet been organized." After an interchange of views concerning the work already done, and upon the necessity of estab- lishing a tariff reform club in every county in the state, a letter was read from ex-President Cleveland. In his letter Mr. Cleveland say's: In common with all who are interested in the movement, I am exceedingly gratified with the evidences constantly present of activity and or- fnuiizntion in tlie aid of tariff reform within your state tiiu.1 I hope that tlie proposed convention will be lull of L'iicomaj< uuutto the friends of the can e. Delegates to the conference were enter- tained at luncheon by the Maryland Reform cluh. In the evening P. public meeting was held, and it was fairly attended considering the season. Tho speakers Messrs. Buchanan Schle-y, of Maryland; Charles F. Crisp, of J. Hemphill, of South Carolina; "W.'L. Wilson, of "West Virginia; "William McAdoo, of Now Jersey, and Williem D. Byiiuin. of Indiana._______ SIXTY WITHOUT FOOD. CINCINNATI, July terrible explosion occurred late this afternoon at Kiug's powder mills, on the Little Miami railroad, twenty- nine miles east of this city. Six persons ware killed and a dozen or more seriously injured. Two empty freight cars were being rolled on a sidetrack, where a car containing 500 kega of gunpowder was standing, and as the caia struck there was a terrific explosion, and im- mediately afterwards another car containing 800 kegs of gunpowder exploded, makin kegs altogether, "William Fanly, a brakeman in service the Little Hami, was standing on cue of tBe empty cars when the explosion occurred. -HJs body must have been blown to atoms, for no trace of it has yet been Jound. Five other parsons, supposed to be employes of tfc'e powder company, wore killed. HOITSICS SHATTERED. The King Powder company, and Fester's Cartridge company have works on both sides" of the river along the railroad. The occurred on the south side and the was enormous. There are a number of cottages occupied by workmen in the powder factory and situated close to the track. These .were shattered by the explosion and their inmates injured. Twelve or fifteen girls at work ih tho cartridge factory were crippled by the ejf- plosion- The railway station, or freight house, belonging to the Little Miami railroad, to- gether v, ith all adjacent buildings, were set oil lire and totally consumed. The IIUTOC wrought by the explosion of thft sixteen tons of powder ia dreadful. The track and ties of the railroad are fairly torn out of tbo ground and a great hole plowed in the earth. Peters's cartridge factory was burned to tho ground. Nothing but a mass of smold- ering ruins remain to mark the spot where the building stood. As soon as the news reached this city, about 5 o'clock, a relief train was dispatched to thp scene of the disaster with Superintendant Peters and a largo party of surgeons on board and relief was afforded the sufferers as soon as possible. SEARCHING FOft THE MISSING. The work of searching for the missing and caring for the wounded is now progressing. As most of the girls who were injured live at Morrow and South Lebanon, it is most prob- able that they will be taken to their homos in those places. It is hardly possible that any train will return from King's mills earlier than 10 o'clock, and further particulars will be ob- tained then. The Peters cartridge factory was a large building, and fully supplied with a great amount of costly machinery, both for the man- ufacture of shells and loading of shotgun am- munition, asd a largo force of employes was at pany, Philadelphia, Appleton Man- ufacturing company, Appleton, Wis., O, S. "Kelly Co., Springfield, Ohio, L. Waforbury Co., New York, Wood .Morse, Miscellaneous loss, at least S200.000. In addition to these amounts are the losses 6f; individuals whp.bad furniture stored. There was a large quantity of silverware burned. All the insurance, save that on the building, was held outside of the city, and consequently the names of companies and amounts cannot be learned here at this time. ___ IFire at Denton, Texas. NBW ORLEANS, July A Picayune Den- ton, Texas, special says: Fire this morning destroyed one of the principal business blocks Of Dontou. The loss is with an iu- surance of The fire engine was out of order. The heaviest losersare: A. Graham, dry goods, building and stock, C. A. ms, dry goods, building and stock, dry goo Willia 000; Mrs. Kowskey, go sk A CLOUDBURST. "WiHcesbarre's Streets Converted Into Badly IVaslied. WILKESBABBK, Pa., July terrible thunder cloud burst over Wyoming valley late this afternoon, and in a few minutes every inch of low land for miles around was covered with water The rain camo down in sheets, when tho crash of thunder and vivid, blinding Hashes of lightning struck terror to the Learts of the timid. The streets in the lower por- tions of this city were flooded to the depth of six inches, every cellar on Canal street being flooded, and thousands of dollars worth of goods damaged. A washout on the Pennsylvaniaraitroad delayed passenger trains, while the New Jersey Central railroad trains were compelled to come into the city on the high Valley tracks. The Jersey Central creasing, at Market street, was completely submerged, water surrounding the station. The full extent of damage cannot yet be as- certained, but it will foot up several thousand dollars. SUNDAY'S C YC X.OXE. Another Victim Man Pierced by a Sliver. MINNEAPOLIS, July victim of the Lake .Gervais cyclone died yesterday. It was Mrs. John Clark, whose home at Little, Canada, was wrecl Her left arm was torn. off and her lung exposed. She died in great agony. A sliver pierced her husband just above the heart and. though ho hovers between life and death, it ia thought he has a chance to BATTLE AERAY. BLA.CK8 WXNCfLESTEES THREATEN TO CLEAN UP THE WHITES In Kevenge for the Recent on the Way to tbo Kiot in Louisiana. BAMBERO, July from Kearse, a township in Barnwell county, where the race trouble occurred some months ago, ia to the effect that there is more trouble between the races. A man just in from Kearse states that over 300 negroes, armed with new Win- chester rifles, had gathered, and that serious trouble was anticipated. One negro had been killed, and several of both races were injured. At 9 p. m. a white militia company left this place for the scene of the trouble, and the whites will be reinforced by those from the surrounding counties. No cause is assigned for the trouble beyond the bad blood between the races, caused by the riot sometime ago. A RIOT IN LOUISIANA. MBS. GOULD SPEAKS And Telia 4.GAXN, Brutality Hail find Wind Storm. ST. July 15. A Pioneer Press special from Plainview, Minn., says: "News has just reached here oft a terrible hail and wind storm in the towns Highland, Glasgow and Beyer, on Sunday night, about 12 o'clock, which cut the crops to the ground. Many farmers who had bought harvesting machin- ery and twine are bringing them back to the dealers as they will have no use for them this season. One hundred thousand dollars is thought to be the very lowest estimate of the damage done to crops. At Elenen the wind blew down J. W. Bryant's barn, and knocked over every chimney in the town." THIS TENNESSEE CONVENTION. The Euclianan Men Secure the Organiza- tion. NASHVILLE, Term., July The democratic state convention, which as- Death of John Kotli, the Man Who Beat Tanner's Record. GALENA, III., July Roth, who outdid Tanner in his celebrated fast, died yesterday at the county asylum, having passed his sixtieth day of total abslinanco from food of any kind or nourishment, except a small qu-uiti-y of water, which was fnr-jed into his stomach ti e h nicaly every five hours. Fur such intended that it should stop. Reed's decision j an absolute fast, ins record is no doubt the is probably due to the fact-that nearly all the ponding bills for northern towns and- cities have passed, while those tor tho south are now pending. While northern towns of and inhabitants have buildings costing from to many southern cities of ten times that sizo have as yet been unable to get buildings of any kind. However, Reed put his foot down on it, and there will be no snore at this session. Americus and Rome are the two Georjpa towns, wl.o :e bit's have already been reported, that will be Jcnocked out. GEORGIANS IN WASHINGTON. Colonel Lester went down to Charlottes- Va., to spend Sunday, and while there "Was .taken sick. Judge Crisp received a telegram from, his today stating that she was quite ill." Mr. Griraos has, gone home to take a hand in "the tight being made for bis congressional seat in tho fourth. Mr.Grimos has ra'ade a remark- Ably good and successful member, and the democrats here hope to see him returned. E. "W. B. IT WAS SPICX. A tittle Excftange of Wortls Between Repre- sentatives Honk and. Cannon. WASHINGTON, July Cannon, of Illinois, moved that the house go into com- mittee of the Whole on the consideration of the "bill appropriating for an additional -clerical force to carry into effect the provis- ions of the dependent pension bill. The addi- tional for.ce provided for is 636. Pending this motion, he moved that the general debate be limited to two hours. Agreed to, yeas 114, nays 60. One hundred and twenty-two members -announced as paired on this vote. The previous motion was then agreed to, 135, nays 37, and accordingly the house into committee of the whole [y the (Mr. Bran- ion, of Michigan, in the on the bill stated. Messrs. Knloe and Kogers, of Arkansas, thought that before any more money was paid lor pensions an investigation of the pension should be had and Mr. Cooper, of lu- ciana, repeated the charges against Commis- ..sioner Raum, which ho had set forth when he Tecently offered his resolution of investigation of that officer. The defense of Commissioner Raum was taken up by Messrs. Cannon, Cutcheon, J. Taylor, McKinley and Qheadle, of Indiana. Mr. Houk, of Tennessee, offered an amend- inent providing that persons employed under "this hill shall be apportioned among the con- gressional districts. In speaking to a verbal amendment, Mr. ijvans, of Tennessee, declared that the ap- pointment of government employes to the va- rious states was unfair, and alluded to the 
                            

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