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   Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - July 19, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia                               Idin VOL. XXII. ATLANTA, QA., SATURDAY MORHINa, JULY 19, 189O. PRICE FIVE CENTS. MOVAL 3ALE- Tools, IPE, Goods. HI sizes in StocBi. coT roods. Js a Trial lanta, Ga. smess rmt a idea of is, Ga. IS d and mrage aorlng that sMng- itehaH others on tlie n and large num- any a althier idvan- 9o. 790. 90. 9o r go. n go. [390. o hun- tothe ,tyle a ability ess of _ they'll, third y bh not ed it ancL ht va- caitles OS HAERISON A SfG TANS ALL HIS FEMALE RELATIVES lous Use of Ollcml Statton for tho ofCroat.nBi.ctlt.oo. Valua3 for Old Land. July 18 ]-Hero s Mr, and all the ts oltlio white House have gone "SitaB property, and thereby earn ail Honest sum of SI Mrs Harrison yes- hoi-ed S'l of lots in the en Echo ab ents Sister in law Mis Mary Him on McKco tl e irebident s daughter Crook and S N faheets, clerks at jhj white house and Sanger tbe presi 6The latter purchased 209 worth It is tolled hero that the type vntcr is-acting for exther the pre ideut or some other member of la sho is bemj used as a screen Ler position as a typewriter must bo a yory nicratne one This wholesale purchase right at this time lias created much of a surprise here in "lie face of the fact that Mrs Harrison, only a few weeks ago came out m an interview, m which she said that the president had ery decided scruples against purchasing propertj and using hia position to enhance its alue Evidently there were no scrup'es 011 the part of other members of the for tho transaction had been completed and tho deeds recorded when Mrs Harrison made tlie btatenient The deeds aro recorded at Bockvil'e, Md (he cotmty seat of Montgomery county and oTjont twelve miles, liom the citv If the prosi dent docs uot his i option for speculating purposes Mrs Harrison as a speculator is a decided success Besides this property she has her Cape May cottage vnd the chauces ale tlmtwhen tbe little man leaies the vi'iite fconsokewill be something like a million aire How er the -wealth will be in the name of ins wife The little fellow is operating from behind the skirts of his wife and what is more ho is aJlowmg the other fel low to put up the money Harnson hat> a pickap so to speak but it is tbo greatest scan dal his e er disgraced tho white house TURMHG OLT TUB DEMOCRATS The committee on elections today decided to unseat more democravS This tune they ire Bullock, of Florida, and Alderson of "W est Virginia Bullock wi'l to go out to make room lor Goodrich a republican Mho makes a gen. era! charge of fraud in the election Bullock ladneaily i 000 majority but still heLastogo ilderso i to make room, for McGiunis republican "When the house disposes of these two cases nd tha two now lending" ten democrats will ive been deliberately robbed of their seats Jimply to increase the lepubhcaii majority Elliott of South Carolina, and Venable of Vir gmia be turned out next week and then the cases of tho two above named will come up and they to( will to retire The republicans started in at the opening of this congress with only eight majority When these four onset) are disposed of they will have THE TtRIFF AME-vDMTNT The amendment to the tariff bijl offered this afternoon by Sei ator 1 lerce of South Dakota, originate 1 w ith President ilirnsoii He authorized its introduction with the hope that it m ght prove an acceptable compromise the B'aine and McKinlej mei could meet Tho amendment authorises the president at he expiration of o le year to restore the sugar luties with regard to any nation failing to antermto adequate reciprocal relations with ho L nitcd btates for the receipt of our cultural products and it also empowers tbe to open and conduct treaty negotia- tions to this end Blame wants tho duties for the purpose of using them as a club to force Immedn e renproca concessions MeKmte; wants his bill to pass free sugar am all, vrithout regar 1 to w hether, in the language of Blame it giies a market fora 'single addi tional barrel of flour or pound of pork T-h  promise 'serves notice" on Cuba and other sugar producing countries fo )ne year and the end of tliat time placi lie matter in the hands of Mr Blame GEORGIA. AFPOINTSTK'VTS Frank It Bunker of Atlanta, has been ap- pointed a special agent of the census office ic compile the census statistics of manufactures 3is -work will be m Atlanta. Two Georgia postmasters were appointed: to- Say F D Beall at Condor, JLaurena county P Morgan at Walker station, Dough city county E "W B The INews Tioin Georgia WASHINGTON July 18 po- litical news from Georgia during the past few days has created tomewhat of a sensation, her among tbe Georgians and southern men: eneral 2n speaking of the situation today, a Geor an said "It looks hke Crisp and Lester are tne onT Ambers of the present delegation who at to be retained Clements, Blount an arner have the chances in their favor "ever, we cannot tell ye or en of them migh It wall, however, injure the state m tbe house very materially to mat lumber of changes in Jhe delegations "V the best m the house E M Mallette, of Tliomasville, is here pleasure tnp In speaking of the politi sitaation iu tiie second district; he sai there was little doubt but that Mi aer would be re-elected to congress Whil jfi truerry has many friends in tho diatnc afl, every one recognizes Mr Turner as able man and he will be returned "You, he "Wl11 cany as many alliance es to Judge Guerry TOE SUNDRY BILL. Senate Disposes off About Half of It Yesterday July 16 resolution offered estertlft} by Mr Allison, making it order in tho consideration of appropriation ills, to move to limit the debate on the amend icnts to five minutes for each senator, was pre mted Mr Edmunds inquired whether the meaning of ie resolution, waa to terminate the debate on mcndn ents not ottei'ed a? well as on amend icuta fonuer practice had "been e behoved, to Le to-provide for terminating: the ebato on kiioivn. propositions and so on J.i d so n He cert uitlv was in fovor of such a resolu ;on as that but if it meant to close debate on t LII luit nts not yet offered that was quite an tlier thing Mr resolution is an exact eopy of oso been adopted by tho senate n main octa ion1: Mr it is all right ilr Ai doiiottuk ior its eonsideratlon ita morning Tho en waa laid upon the table, subject call hert liter "Mr irum tho committee on Indian affair11, o kich EIS referred tho p-osident s eto ny 11n liUl tt th bouniHrloa of ie tncomi in 10 ervation reported it rei-o n and at tbo time line reportt-d a bill, for tiie same purpose11, ut framed to meet tho president s objection Iho que'-tl m been askedaa to the dis ositinn to I J. in ide ot tho veto the r iid UK Lftieer (Mr liifjall >saidtbat the consti itut i n re imrcd tlmt the question whetJiei t le P the oljecti us of tho president i the contrii-> slionld be RU-b _ittcd to tlin -senite It was not necess-irj U 11 it th it question should be submitted at a irtii.nl ir tune The bill and message tvere placed on tho ca'endar CcnauU ration of tlie "untlry civil bill was re nmcd tho ptiidnip: question I ai on jester tliea i endinent mcreosn s; fr 000 to 1300 000 tpuronriatioii for the topograp'ilc sur ay one h ill of vthicli sum sh aibccxj ended west if tiio one hundred and meridian and BO much if tlie act of Octol er 2 entitled Vn act narfinL an on for the sundrj U ex of frnvernment for the fiscal year end ng June 50 an I for other -purposes as pro vidcs for the selection and location of eaervoira and canals upon public ands ind the ation of irritable mda is hereby -repealed provided that lands K, itcd or selected ihall remain segregated and from entrj or settlement until o herwlst, iiovided for I y law After a long deboto upon a lino with those of .he two or three preceding the amendment as to O her amendments recommended by tbe com mttceou t j including: ;UC Stnlcing out the item nf OOb "or itmn the 1 torn of S 0 000 for eujraMnKnttipH, and tlie item of S< jOO for the rent of offn e rooms in aslnnfrton The bill was then 'aid aside three pages having been dUpo ed of out of a total or 111 Mr   or interrupt the i rompt transaction jmblica ;ion "and diHtribution ot the rcj orts of the pro caCdincb of the internation xl conference Mr Rogers oi oljtcted "Mr Cannon, of Illinois for the committee 011 rules> reporteu a resoHition providing; tlint the liouso slioll proceed to the consldera tion of tbe origin il pa< kago bill tliepreiious question to be lemrt as ordered on jiaord ly alter -he read ng tl c jonrnAl and that tno susc cons der the bankruptcy 1 ill tne pre 0 is question to ue consi lei d oa ordered on edntidai after the TCI In t f the iom nal Mr Bre  which the people had was the senate of the XMnite I States Measures of the im- portance of th< se mentioned in the resolutions bhould recoi% e the deliberaue consideration of the liouso At tlio suggestion 01 Air Adams of Illinois tho resolution was modiJied BOBS to provide that ap propnation bills shall not interfere with the con stderatioii of the two billd and tho resolution waa then ado} ed 1 he original bill was then talcen up Mr B B T tylo- tit advocating tbe measure soul tint had such a blow been given to state sovereitrnty and stite rights as had been given by the that under the consti tution of the United States a citizen of a foreign state might take into another state auj pioperty lhat waidisul JCL.I. of commerce and there sell 11 without the liability of the burden of taxrtion He did not advocate tlie bill in the interest of any prohibit.on party or anj prohibition sentiment but because the best interests of the whole people demanded its passage While be infinitel} pro fcrred the house substitute he feared that its adoption would endanger legislation and conse quently be advised the adopt-on of the senate bill Mr Culberson of Texas argued against tho constitutionality ol tbe proposed legislation. Tor one he was not wilbii" to vote for a measure tha' made his state a mendicant asking for the privil ege. ol increasing poMce power that she had never delegated to ana Which was inherent in her If the house tue should became a law it would be as well to from the constitution the clause giving congress the right to mikf eommereial Commercial clnos woul ut >f tho building and sent out an alarm while tliidmt ro got down a flre ,iid ondcavorrd to quench tiie flames He eaw it 103 impoisible to be of any service, and to save iimaelt rushed for the Btalrway before the flre hould otertake him Ky this time tho flames had reached the ceil ng of the distributing room and were eating IM ir waj through to the operating rocin, where ho instruments that eonncct with wires that distribute tho news throughout tbe country veic loealcd BEVIES rmsoNS ON THF ROOF In less tmiatlian It takes to tel! this the entire loor waa ablaze and the flames were eating their vav to the floor above where the Western Unilm :ompany s rostau'-i.iit was loeatcd Ju-t abopt this time it flashed upon the minds frightened persona who had escaped that hera wer otliera on the restaurant lloor had i ot 1 eon warned of tlieir danger All _xit h id by tlu.vtime been cut olt bj which these lerbfius could escape and they weie not warned >f their dang r until the binoke rushed up tbe leadinn to the operating room m vol in rii re were iour men and three women Seeing eseipc cut ff from cver> quarter there vafi u awlul i anic The joung vaiteis in tho restaurant and the men were cooks and choremeu The m rushed around the restaurant J an-1 taoir hands but none of :liem fainted One of the men finding it hot here with nu 11 e tiis to esc ipe down 1 laiilied ioi tlit uttle hole iu the roof fiio rap door w is pushed off and tlio prisoners climbed to the roof The 5tle ta surrounding tlie bmlding were a rrfei c sea of cs c f persons on tlieir to i-ork TheUainesuere shootuiffLOUtof ihe windows and volumes ol smoke paired Jb.ca.Ten I nder of tlie building'the ilamca sliootiii0 and tho building faeeiocd to be crowm d with fiie When the crowds on the str ft tho men and women rush out on tho ncrj of Ji jrror utnt tip lor it did not sceia that could lie leacued tt n t.f it s SAKI, SAVF LS Tho women on the roof screamed an 1 wrung their ham and tlie men yelled For G >d s sake 1 something to ravens' The first engine had aiiHe 1 before the terrifying scene -was presented on the r or and a volume of watei was pouring uto the binning building which cricked and issed and A set ond alarm was sent out followed iu mediitely by a tlurd In a few tcb there were fourteen engines and hook an I ladder comi anies and a water tower on the ground poured iu tlm ugh tha windows ind 1 eat diwn uuan the roof But tho flames were stubborn in spite of the tons of water ouied ui on them V a er peuied from the roof to she sidewalks like eataracts irom all nicies and Rl was dashed hundreds of feet in every dtrec ;i n still the human beluga lielj less on tlie roof Ihev could seen like spectres en In smoke and inist All of the houses surrounding the bmMmg were muehliwer than the ro f ot tho enion iiid lor tiiose on top of it it me nit death Two lines ot hose were inn up through tho building in street and o he ivy streams placed on the rear of the build ing from which the llames .in I smoke were pour i as funouslj as from the front Still noetlurt made to save the terri fled men aud wnuen on tlie roof Tnr HRAVE It now looked aa if the seven, could be saved only ly a miracle A long ladder was rushed uj on the roof of 8 Dey street and placed against the rear of the burning building It did not reach within fifty feat of the roof of the big telegraph buildingf Undaunted however two firemen scaled tbe ladder leaving it at tbe top they threw a rope to the roof It was caught aud tied by the brave gir a who seemed never to lose their nerve The two firemen pulled themselves up hand over hand until they reached the top Amid cheers from the thousands 1 elow they let the down to pla-ces safety It was ac complished jttst in tim e, for the fl lines burst up tlirough the cornice and soon enveloped the roof The tower of the 1 uildtaig was caught up by the flame-3 The tons upon of water however to have a telling effect It wa3 a beautiful and at tho same time a terrif j ing sight to see the fire shoot out from the windows around the entire building fully flfty feet, and blown I ock Hke great fiery tongues to lick the roof of tbo build mg It was not long, though, before they grew smaller, until llnallj they died away altogether and left the sniokyand charred bricks whore the window frames hid been TUB RUINED The entire upper part of the building waa Butted and every instrument and wire rendered useless. How the fire originated no one seems to know positively, but it -is surmised that ttfo of theMjom- pany B electric wires became crossed and setthe flooring on fire At this time the lose cannotbe estimated but it will be great Had the fire broken out an hourlater tho loss'of life would have been enormous Fully seven hundred girls and men aro employed Qn these two floors The offices of -the Press Buffered rather mora than nnymof the others in the great building The floors -were flooded wittf water to the depth of and the destruction, which was so- well started by -tne fire, was lutely completed by the-water "When the tmy xorce arrived, shortly before o'clock, It was but too tbe usefulness of great building was at an -end for the-prca ent The rum of the operating room renderec every AVestern Union wire on- Manhattan island useless, so tbe Associated Press .opened bead quarters Jersey Cttv, every facility fnrded them by the officials 6r the Pennsylvania Railroad, company, and before the was under control tne varionscircnltB of the Associated Press were in-operation No exact figures can yet be given in regard to the loss, but it is thought it will reach with no insurance tno Western Union, Telegraph company haa been for a score or more of yean one of the great and" imposing- landmarks lower Broadway It fronts on Broadway facing the-east and occupied half a block on. Dey street On. the ground floor Are the receiving offices of tbe company, together the offices pf the Amen can District Messenger; company, with, on Broadway ant! Dey streets The building run np eight lotty stories, which are surmounted by a cupola Running from the cupola ia a staff on which hangs the time ball, which drops at the hour of noon, and tens-toe standard time The buSdlng. is- filled with offices on the five lower floors wnlcn are occupied by- Some of tbe createst railroad, In the -world.. Tost system or the Pacific xaSlroada is operated through instmctionsagiven from, the Western Union, there private offices Qf; Jay CfouldV Sidney Dillon, Ur. Wor- win Green and others who are famous through rthe length and breadth of the land Another Account Reliable jrarticttlara as to the flre are now ob- tainable James Lorrissey, n reman, who was on duty in the building, was thefiratto discover the nro Aboiittbe same time, Mr Tobm, night chief, noticed odor of burning runljer and on look ivire shaft leading from the battery very dis tinctly ThlsVos five minutes before 7 o'clock Two watchmen were supposed to be on duty but no alarm was given by them Wben Sir Tobin diacoveredthcamokeintUo ehaft and deacended to the battery room, lie was surprised at great headway the fire bad already made The flames followed the being with rubber, oil and para fine. TVflJfe very the room belund the grearawitch board and soon all tlio woodwork Tbe fire leaped from table to table and to the window and door casings and all ef ortsof tbeanen on duty to suppress tbe burning iy the appliances nt band were unarvailmp: Fire men were promptly on hand and took possession f the buudmg The day force of operators were epOrtJng for duty but found it to re ire live female operators were led out of tlie building by firemen THF T.O3S IS HEAVT All above tbe sixth floor is destroj ed Carpets papers, ctp., on the fifth and other floon. below are oaked with water The battery and storage oomB occupied the sixth floor The operating room and gallery devoted to the use of the Gold and Stock eompanv occup ed the entire seventh floor and, tho Assoeiated Press and a part of the bookkeeping tbe entire eighth lloor On- the ninth floor were the Western Union nles Tbe loss of the telegraph company is very large, and it will require a long time to replace tbe ma- terial The largo switeiiboard In the operating room, alone cost ooo The Associated Press loses instruments typo and all of its books, papers and records., flatmg from 1845 and a valoabf" refcrenee ifcrsry OlHsToBsis-irreparable AH of th-vma- teriol for the history of the growth of the picas JQ America contained, in. tho letter books and files [ffffestrojed, and can never be replaced The noaoy vtiuo is catlmated at 513 000 There is no insurance William Henry Smith is personally a heavy loser by the destruction of rare books and papers miny of wnich -cannot be duplicated Among; those were hundreds of rare pamphlets collected Ixy Mr Stecena m Europe wlneh Mr Smith, supposed were secure in this fireproof butidmg VALUABLE DOCL-MJ-NTS 1OST Extensive corresponxlenLe of groat valie was also- consumed The telegraph company has di vidod Its oporating force among the sub offices at Twenty third; street, Jersey City, Brooklyn and "VVeehawkeu, from business will be done tempo Meanwhile jrters are being prepared at the old Baltimore and Ohio offlcfr at No 4IC Broad- way Tiie Associated Press is at tho Pennsylvania depot, Jersey City After tomorrow it will be at Iso 415 Broadway The United Prebs lias courte ously tendered its facilities during the break GeneralKcKert "vice president of the "Western Union. Is of the opinion that the loss of tliat company will not much exceed 000 He also believes tliey will be able to euiploj considerab o forcelnrthe main hallways in a daj or two Al ready tiie- wayfrom Phil adeJpWa.and.au that energy sud mopey ean do to qqjckly restore the for the public will be done TnTHOITT BUSIVKSS Bythejfirethe commercial exiJiangBS are com- pletely cut off from all of their telegraphic con neetions Tlio cotton coffee and i rodaee ex changes depend on the Western Union company to distribute their quotations overthe tickers All the transmitting machines by the hncs were worked were destroyed Til's caused a complete suspension of tlie tickers service and tirougat business almost to a standstill in the cotton, coffe and produce exchanges In addit on to this -all outside cities which are reached sivelj by iew TITwrk wires were cut off and public -cotton cables were also lost through QIQ offjof the wires telegraph c facilities had a woraoeffljet than a blizzaid ForTsomo ttraeithc only transacted consisted oi dealings Boston and Philadelphia and the execution of ordei 11 v bouses hm ing pri ,ate wire connection with tlie east south anJ. west Toda> the operator u irking th wires were idle, and tlie" brokers had no interest 111 the market TTIF nnr1 DISCOVEHKT> Tho first man to discover the flre waS Operator A M Lewis He had just finished sending a message and looked up at the big clock ior the time to mark it It was. just o lock and as he the figures on tue back of the message there came to his nose a smell of rubber burning There was no mistaking that peculiar odor and as he looked up dreining what was to follow he saw a thin and almost transparent film i f smoke come bursting and curling from, the not work of distributing Manager Tol in sitting over at liis desk at the other side had also seen the iporiilm wafted upward and as Mr is approached Irom one side he came up from the other BLK TOBI> AT WORK But before tne place was reached moie smoke came up It meant fire Mr Tobm is a juiek wittcd man and besides he h is had a 111 e cxpe lience so ho cried out There s fire and they jumped for the wall where the hand grenades bung It don t take a minute for thirty men to get to their feet and when tliey looked they saw be sides tue smoke, which by this time had increased to a solid black volume pregnant with a sicken me suffocating smell, javelins of flame which pointed straight up and came higher and higher eich second- They all began to pull down the hand grenades and throw them down the hole flames were The contents -splashed otitwuen the glass vessels broke, and the liquid Sputtered a little as it met the lire That was About all tbe visible effect Hand grenades could not fight a flre like this Mr Tobin called to a boy who wag nearest he was Warty a messenger Go down stairs as fast as jour legs will let sou he said and send out an alarm and the fittle fell nv rar with a white face to the stairway in the nortltwesi corner of -the room and stumbled down the iron stairs at a pace he had never known before He wns dnJy a telegraph messenger, but bis speed down stairs was remarkable "Fire in the operating room! jelled Warty as he flew along and left tlie open mouthed jam tor darkies staring at hia retreating figure as If they did not  y their candidate Six hundred and fifty of hem decided that, if they had to go home, hey would leave proxies and money to assist n paying the expenses of the others THE OPEflNO B VLLOTS Buchanan led 720 votes on the twen ueth ballot this morning and on the twenty irst ballot received 734 On the twenty second tallot his vote jumped to 751 CANDIDATE TAYLOB. WITITDRAWS The com ention then adjourned for dinner, and on the ballot in the after The elevator men had brought the elevators np to the top floor, and the three An derson, Miss Toley end Mrs into the cars with some of the men The hoso had been dropped by time with the nozzle po nting- -in the direction of th distributing; Tjns uox. As last astheelevato cars eouid take them, the men crowdedm They  et to bloodshed rulman the alliance candidate, in the course of his speech brought it 011 He has been denouncing the Charleston News and Courier at all of the campaign meeting" bis favorite ejrpressi an being that lying rotten sheet On thia occasion he added If any of you tal e it just look at this meeting todaj and read the rej ort of it n that sheet At 1m Shirlcj C Hughaon who was reporting the meeting for the and Courier and goinp; tip to Tillman said Captain Tillman if you mean to say sir tbat I I have yon, you arc an infernal liar and the truth is not in you The two men were within fiA c feet of each other and the es of both aparkled with auger aud re Kontmeiit Captain JCilhnan turned around and faced the newspaper man making some remark which was drowned ty the noise They stood clarm at eae1! other tor a moment and in the meantime the crowd began away with excite nient A chorus of voices said Put him off the stand, put him off the stand There was a wild rush made for the platform The straigutout democrats bo vever crowded around Kughson and kept the enraged Tillman ites at bay A score or more of these crawled on ihe statre witli open Knives and other weapons of offenso Agni" find again the cry rang out 1 Put huh off, put him off put him off It obedience to the command three or four police men with drawn clubs climbed on the banisters ot the platform and started towards Mr Hugh son who stood with one hand in his hip pocket and defied tliem to put their hands on him, Hnchson In ibe meantime was completely sur rounded bv bin iriends and tue policemen were fo-ced back to tbe ground The platform liter ally trembled unUer the -weight and strain and every moment threatened a band to lisnd strug gle between the two factions At the same meeting TlUman accused J BarnweU and Judge Hasfcell, two of tbe leaders of the atraitrhtout democracy of having threat to- assassinate him, and It is not-improbable that more trouble will grow out of this BIG THONEY Richmond Men Who Come In for Heavy Dividends RICHAKT.-D, Va July 18 mosl successful railroad deal ever made by Richmond men nas just been consummated, and General T M. Ixigan and Messrs James B Pace, E. D Chris tianandJameSH Dooley are thereby much tbe "About two years ago these gentlemen took stock in a construction companv, operating m Washing ton Territory, and there was a scheme to build a road from Seattle to Spokane Tails, a distance of about 350 miles But IrtPe was done until last summer, when a syndicate was formed to push the work of the Seattle and I4a3tern Construction company This company completed one hundred and forty miles of th_e Seattle Shore and Eastern railroad, and is building'jeightvu-four mxtes up Mission, on the International line, where It will connect with tbe Canadian Pacific The 'Sorthern TPoClBc needet -this Seattle, Lake Shore and Eastern badly, ant the construction syntlicate let tnem have it Thirty thousand shares of tho stock of the Seattle, i-ake Shore and Eastern Railroad company were -sold to the Oreeon Transcontinental company for the North and the Kbrtbern Pacific guarantees A Grand Kifle Contest at AshavOle, Augusfi Cth-S300 ia frizes ASHKVXI.UE N C July 18 T E McBee, superintendent of the Richmond md Danville railroad compani, offers a prize ot in gold to the rifle team of making tha ligbest score, off hand at creedmore target, ac- ordmg to the rules of the National Rifle associa- tion A second prize of SlOO will be given the team making the second highest score A third prize of will Le given the team, making the third higliest score Ajfourtli prize of will be given the member f any contesting team who m ikes the highest m- Lividual score Other special prizes may be given. The contest will be open o all organ- zed (white) rifle teams military or civil The usa af any life will be permitted but no ights hair or set triggers will be allowed Twenty shots to each man to const: t ite a score. Contest to take place in Asheville on Tuesday, .ugust 5 3Mr "Robert M Furman ot the Ishevillo Demo- rat, will have entire charge of the1 contest and. wilt gladly furnish any information desired All cordiallj invited Come to the mountains, cool off and have a good time 1.HE POOIt F.LSINESS tian and-Coolev were equally interested, and it is understood that the profit which they divide is S60D.OQO General T_M Logan was interested in the enterprise with Wew York parties, and it is understood that he cleared betnveen three and four hundred thousand. The Funeral of Hffir Bloodwortta GBTFFD-, 18 funeral of Mr S TV" Baptist church this afternoon TTas largely attended. Kev F delivered a Very impressive f oneral sermonon the life and work of this extraordinary oldgentleman and his allusion to bis Christian graces were pa thetic and touching indeed. The pallbearers were the eldest of whom is sixty three agfi Such an occurrence never been witnessedTbef ore and recited a good deal of interest. TO THE '.n Which the Opponents of Captain B. Xt> Tillman Arc tngaged. COLUMBIA S C July 18 ia considerable speculation in political circ es and1 ;hej are now cry extended in this state tbo mtcome of the two laqt sensational incidents in the campaign On "Wednesday Captain Tillman announced on ;he stand that William A Ancruiu, in a recent letter lied out of the whole cloth and jeoter- day Captain Tinman was told on the btand by a lewspaper reporter that he was an infernal aar and that the truth v.s.3 not in him Colonel Ancru_u is a man of undoubted couraca and it is generally believed that he MI 1 tako prompt measures to restnt the insult On tha 3ther hand papers from Captain Tillman btata that be fears assassination and he is so con Jtautly surrounded by friends that it is next to Impossible for any one known to be unfriendly to- ward bun to obtain a private interview with him. He is well guarded Sherley C Hughson tha young correspondent ot the and Courier. who denounced Xillmau yesterday is a cousin of General R E Lee SUPPORT TOUR OWN PEOPLE. A Movement in Favor of Home Manufac- tures in Carolina ALriGH N C, Ju y portant feature of the Grape 1 air and Alliance Farmers enc to be held at Mount Holly, C Jul> 18th to 9nd will bo the organi zation of a league members pledge tnem- selves to use as far as possible the products of southern manufactures of e kind fair held in tbe south this jcar buch an organiza- tion shoal d be made Manufacturers of all kinda of goods should place sa nj lea it all these fairs and show the peopje how "inch the south herself products for the necessities of her home life THE SPOKTING WORLD XCesult of JSaselMill Canes 1 osterday Races At hia base luta 9 errors 0 2 5t errors j ickery and Clements; Hutchinson and At d 12 base hits, 12 errors J BuT.uo 2 y errors 5 Sandera and Mi Keef 0 and TIack At New 10; hits 11. errors 1 I ittsbuig ba o Intb 6, errors 0 auu "V auglm Staley and Carroll At New c w Yorfe, 9 base hits 1 errors 4 5 base hits, 101 and C arke lit j.t e> and Zinimer Second lork i luts U, errors, 5 Cleveland 0 Vtaseghits 6 and Claike Lmeohi and dim- mer At villc 7 base h ta 13 er- rors 5 BrooKljn 6 base lilts 12 errors 0 Rat- and eckbccker an 11 At clj n 14 base hits 11 errors 4 nd 4 base hit-. 11, errors 2 lotteries and ileming; Kins ow Gruber and lircnna i At "j ittsb irf, base hits, 0 errors J 1 rookljn I liase luts 18 1. Osborn and IXcker I aud Bushunj., At 1 base hits, 11 errprs 3 Cincinnati la-scliits 4 error" 7. B and Bennett Durjea Mul- laue and Harrington Washington Park Races CHICAGO July IS s t-ird at a-shingtott park contained fair lields and the result waa good racing I irst race one mile Dai uHou won Louise BL second tli third Time I 40i4 Second ia.ce mile an I a s xteenth Mary T won, Lena second Nina Archer third rime l tJ34 lliird race three quartern of a 11 lo 1 a-tnona won Bi imblebush becoiid to third. Time I lo'-o lourth race mile and a quarter iNeiadawon, Hornpipe second Khaftontlurd i ifth race mile and a quarter Lonpshot won. All arrow second third Tune 2 UeacJi Races ISEWYOKK race five furlongs, Emeti filly won, 'Wissahickon colt second Bribery filly third Time 1 03 Second race furlongs Harrison won, Prince Edward second Cheery third Time 1 Tl. Third race one mils an 1 a lurJong Tattler won, Bronzemarte second Satisfaction third Time, Fourth race three of a mile Bessie won Glory second Rafter third Time 1 16 1 iftn race six furlonus Lepanto won Lizzia second, Common Sense tliird lime T Sixth race one mile and a half Lee Christy Futurity second Stonewall third SOMMERTII.Z.K WH.L ACCEPT, And Thus a 1 acancy Will Be Created in tfaa Alabama Supremo Court, MOVTGOMULY Ala Ju'y 18 ia understood here that Hon H M feom> mervilie associate justice of the supreme court, will accept tbe appointment on the board of gen- eral appraisers of mcrcliandise tendered him by President Harrison His acceptance will create a vacancy in the supreme bench of this state, Judge Sommerville having yet two rears before completing his term of office, and already tha public is beginning to agitate the question1 of Judge Sommerville s successor The names of nearlv a dozen prominent Alabamians have been suggested, among them beinj? Colonel H C Tomp- kina present chairman of the democratic state executive committee, and AV" S Thonngton of .Montgomery Chancellor A. A Colenian of Jbn- taw Chancellor Jonn Foster of Clayton, B-icbard H. Walker, of Huntsrtlle K. T Simpson of B lorence Hannis Taj lor. of Mobile, W of Jlirm'nchan w T. Webb of Greensboro W J Sanfnrd Opelika, and William Hichardsou of Huntstillc Jatc can- didate for governor The probable resigi ation Judge Sommerville places dajsoz Governor Seay's administration the tilling of ona> of the most honorable and Important omces ia the state, and it will be the second supreme jange he has named. The contest receives additional interest because of the fact that it 13 now gener- ally conceded that the next legislature will in- crease tbe snpren-o bench from tour to tmd aspiran-ts f or Judge Sommerville s position. will be m line for the new chair when created. TELEGRAPH. BREVITIES. Bond offerings yesterday, SIS 100, all accepted at 121 for four per cents Eucere bchuvler American, consul general at Egypt died in that place yesterday The cloakmakers are still firm against the ratifi- cation of the agreement signed by then com- mittee The coroner at Chicago is making an investiga- tion into the cause of the explosion oaitaa The senate in executive session yesterday tfoa- firmed the appointment of merchandise apprais- ers, made by the president several days ago, The director of the mint was informed thaS S700 000 gold bars -were drawn from the assay office m JSewYorit yesterday for shipment to Europe There is no better prospect of the ternunattoa of the strike at the New Jersey steel and iron. Itrrentoa, than when first commenced The aak, an. increase ot UOrty per cent imragea. SP4PFR1 'SPAPFRJ   

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