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   Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - July 30, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia                               VOL. XXII. ATLANTA, GA., WEDNESDAY MORNING-, JULY 30, PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS. THE FORCE BILL WBE BEI'OKTUD E3T TXtE CJ.WJ.S, BUT IT WILL BE TONED IDOWN Tho 1 ifforons Protests from the Stttrtlx Olvi the KepubUcana Trouble, to "Wliicli They to Pay Attention "WisHrNGTOir, Julj re- caucus, last night, decided to pass tho force bill at this session That is thej decided to pass just such a bil as Son itor In galls outlined in tho last night It -was, however, decided in caucus that tho least t.aitl about it for the preauet the better, consequently the repoil that nothing definite -was de cided upon bj the caucus This led a few papers, am1 some democratic senators to that the hill would pass TlK-ir belief is, however, fur from correct. The republican senator are simply pi a shroud political game ii) refusing to give out a correct re pert of then ciucus O[ posit i u to tho bill during the past week, froi.1 ill hccuous tho country, has been so dect Ic 1 and pot tu us mibt tfi o come in such th it the sena tors thought it best to saj as little about their intentions as possible right at present They hohevo there will be enough discussion anil prohtefnhen the bill comes formally hefore the senate and right nov, it is best to a of doubt upon the minds of the demo- crat c enators in order that thej ma> iat pio- lo g tin debntc on the tanff, simply in order kill off the force bill THE PL 3sow tho i lun of the republicans is to rush the tariff bill in tho greatest amount of has o and in order to do this a resolution -nas adipled todat that hereafter tho senate shall meet at 10 c a m and adjourn at 6 o clock p m daily This means eight hours of solid talk ui great heaiy chunks daily, tho "burden of they calculate will soon wear out tl o members and bj which a "vote can bo had prob.ibl} ten cirher thin Ihm the force bill belauded in tho senile and the great fight will commence tho republican leaders do not antic ipate mucli trouble from the democratic side They concede that the democrats of thr> countrj have already vron a partial victory 3 i the modificat on an toning down of the 1) 11 and e hat the democrats v, ill accept it the- itable after a short light THE HOAB. SITBSTITLTE 1 he re] ublicans are unanimous on tho Hoar substitute winch in the language of tt e grandmas' lieutenant is both co iservativo and mild applicable to all sections and all statoi alike Lnder these circumstances Mitb bucli a fair bill, thoy say the dfuiociats -will h-irdiv make the bitter partisan ex I ected the Hoar substitute whic is more conservative and nnlderthanthehou.se "bill is yet rank y partis 11 Its and mildness onlj gres to the extent of doing ay TV ith troops at the tho jury sysujm and the house to-houio cam ass by provided for in the house bill It still retains the roturning board clause which is, indeed the meat of tho bill and throws the election members of congress entirely within tho hinds of the republican arty Indeed, under tl is b 11 tho senate pioposos to pass and viil the federal republican 10turning board f r tarh state lias the power to return as elected i republican congressman from everj district of fry state in the union piovided a few otes are cast for each republican eamli date Indeed the bill like the Lodge bill rnakts it so that the republicans will e the p to congress and retain a ii ijnrit> in tho same "iet tho "vigorous protests from the south 1 been Bnt for them the senate hai e passed the bill an 1 had P llnig place 111 the south sur-owndeil federal bayonets But for tl c s th s goioub pr tests federal officers d e isi t eel and inspected all southern lioi c1- in older to learn if registered voters "ttcre trulj residents of tho or ccunties But f >r the south s protests lomocrats who the If lioraL republtcan supervisors might claim had violated some petfy fed -eral law it the polls would o been tried bj packed republn an Tunes, and impnboaiDd or fined, whether guilty or inno cent "W 1 lie a republican party II pass it manj objectionable and obi is ffaturos been eliminated be cause the south has been aroused to its peril aud 1 a-> protested 111 meaning and xigoro is 1 iMjjuane "Were it not that tho republican partj is committed to this bill, the opposi tion might have killed it The republican partj is however committeJ that they must jass ii, Thev modi fied it and indeed the senate might jet tone it down more THE FIGHT AHFAJ> In shape is passes however many conservatne republicans- do not believe it be m more than one election lien the sena.o passes tho bill amended, to become operati-ve in all bectiona alike there Ic trouble in the house as was shown by tho oto in the amendment Tbe major ty of tbe house repnblir-ans will not sub- mit to the bill being applied in their districts, and consequently insist on that portion tne original house bill, making the pro- visions only oper itive 011 petition of one hundred citizens Then the senate wijl -either have to accept tins, or kill the bill The light indeed, already shows signs of much interest. WHY STRTJBLE GOT MAD Those members who haie been defeated for renomination, OP the or as tht> are best known, had a great time in the house today Mr Strub1e of a rank republican, who has hpretofore been one of Heed s closest fol lowers, but ho was recently defeated, opened the ball by giving a full and free expression of his opinion ot the speaker The sundry civil "bill up and Strtihlo was road becauseKeed has all this session refused to recognize- him to up tho Sioux City public building bill, hich Mr Cle% eland vetoed two years ago Thus when Strublo got the lioor, Jic e rent to his feelings bj a igorous and morciloss attack upon Keed, "o hose methods he contrasted with Mr Car lisle s courteous treatment to both sides when speaker He characterized Reed as a sneer- ing tyrant, who treated tho members as though they -were boys. Ho yellod ontthat he did not intend to stand it any longer, and- tho demo rose in the r boats and applauded, while i the republicans still in argument that i one of their party should so boldly attack the great despot With the democratic applause cned out that the mem- j oers -were cWardsto submit to the dictation" the speaker, who seemed to be under the impression that he we the house and the m ibers his tools '1 am lor rebellion against the speaker r_ tegatd to public he cned, as h sat down amid democratic laughter and ap plause Then Mr McCIammy, of Horth Carolina another made so by the alliance, go np and made a very humorous ono-minnt spoeUi, hesaidhe admired-the gri of the rod-headed from Iowa "Tlr time hay come, said he, when Brothe Strub'e, Brother Stewart, here and can speak our honest convictions We cai open oui mouths now vhen we talk, and I an hoping to heai from moie of the corpses The alliance is making p'ehty of them, he Concluded, am id loais of laughter HI KD 1 ACTION MAD Keed "McKinley and the other house leailors are indignant Mr s recent letter tc Senator Frye, in which he has materially injured the- repartition of tho McKinley timt bill, upon which they defended for ovmpiign il Indeed, Air Itlaine s intcrfeienct hat, aroused these leaders to and tl juopobo to foico the Maine mai out of tho cabinet, and if possible, out of tin paity V conft rence was hold yesterdaj bj tl e Keoti faction (f tie repubhcad patty, ind the opinion nas almost unanimous that Mr B'i h M done an irreparable injury to tho party bv- his cuticism A. leading republican s ud to- day It will be extremely embarrass ngwheii are oj tho stump defending, tho Mcldnlj bill to Mr Rlaiio s letter quoted at ua In talking1 the matter over in conference it was agieed that Mr Bl imo eirbai raised the administration and the part; 111 and th 16 something must be done to destrov h s influence and relieve tho party of any rciponsibilitv for his It as understood also that Mi Hamson eu tortained similar sentiments One of tho re- publican members sud Harrison had at- tempted to put Mr Blaino down hut 1 cd and it was agreed that the leaders of the party in the house uould attempt to force him out of the cabinet, and then out of the partj In other words they ha-ve detenu iieel to crush Mr Blame Howo-ver they will not do this as easily as thej might imagine The reciprocity idea ha' much strength in the senate and attention undoubtedly ho paid to it However a senate amendment to the Mclvmley tariff bill, om bodying Mr Blame's ideas, could not carry in the house Spe iker ia confident he can rule tho house and shane its policy according to hi own In the house it is where Reed and hit, gang intend to tfive Blame tlie blow that ;I unhorse him It is proposed that when the matter goes to the committee on wajs an IUPIIIS a report shall bo drawn up and sigiit-d by the republican members attackm_ Mr Blame with all the power that can Ic put into language and it is proposed to get the sanction of tho house to this report, as Mr lieed has before got sanction to other proj osuuns upon which theie weie differ ences of opinion er, Blame ha iitionil 1 arm era Alliance and Industrial I nion and lias a wide circu ttion the lol'ow ing editorial appeared on page 105, towrt 1 on 1 owner i are now happy Tliey won jho fight and the bt nds now hold are a% ahlo ipol, interest and coltl only It noilab interesting to know jnotli >w uanv millions it took to force the bill thnngh onpress "VIon in t lese days of corruption and rufcervl do n t the r avowed beliefs and etray tFioir connvtnents with mt consnteration t will now he HI order to placate those whom hey Ii i-ve so betrayed and AYheieas Said editorial changes that a measure lias been passed through, congress by the briber} and corruption of its members tne integrity of hij> house and the ngl-tB of tnb people afike de mancl tbat the truth or filsehood of the charge hall be made known and with as it de lervts, therefore RosoKed That a committee composed of mem jers of this house be appointed to investigate aid charge ami that said committee Bholl Iiave he power to send for persona and papers admin ster oatlis may emploj a clerk and stenographer f necessary may bit during sessions of the house ind report to the house by resolution or other wise Mi Cannon, of Illinois, objected tojits refer- ence or present consideration, and the speaker uggested that it might be referred through tho lerk s oihce under the rales Mr Gates declined to accede to this sugges- lon, stating that he would call it up at the earliest practicable moment as nrivileged matter US' mtEB COESTAGE. Colored Counterfeiter Canglxt Up With RALKIGH, N O July 29 fSpecial John Williams, colored, a counterfeiter, wascappured iear this city yesterday The case was worked op by Officer Lewellyn, of the Raleigh pdhoe Counterfeit dollars have for some time aeen known, to have been passed on citizens of his vicuuty, but owing to the scant and meagre clnos tlie work had to be done slowly and and hence it was not until yes- erday thai; the counterfeiter was run. down "Williams has been doing some remarkably lever work lately in tbe way of counterfeiting ilver dollars, and has been successful m pass- rig them-oif in great profusion The head- uarters of "Williams was on the banks of the euse river, a distance of six miles from this iVjf Ho was brought before Commissioner for a hearing, and waa sent on to ourt XiL.defa.u3t of bail he was sent to jail Tlie of CrvcnmA-ri, July 29 A Times-Star special says that incendiaries set fire to the residence f Ker Plumb, in Cale, Indiana, ettrly his morning, and destroyed it 31r Plumb ,vaa fatally horned, and his wite and three hjlaren perished in the Mr. a promineiit Methodist minister. AGAINST THE LOTTEEY -4 MESSAGE JFJiOjOT PRESIDENT SUGGESTED BY MR WANAMAKEK ITlie Prosulenfc Says Laws Should Be Forbidding the Sending; of tottery Letters Tliroush tbe Mail. July 29 is tlie text of the ptesidenfs message, to congress- regarding tbe use of tho mails, by latter; comnames To the Senate and House of Representatives flu recent ittemptd tit secure a chvrter from tlja state ot North Dakota- for a lottery coroiiany th t tho Louisiana I ottery Company, and its igents ind attorneys are conCnctlnp: here i ing probably a larger use oi the mails thui that ot onj legitimate business enterprise in tin District of Columbia There seeing to reason tn believe that tlie cor rnptmg touf h of agents lias been felt by toe 111 the pustal service and by Some of the ire of the district Severe and etfoctnc legislation slumkl bo promptly enacted t) enable the postoiHce department to purge the mails of all letters newspapers and pircniara re latingtutlio imsincbs. Ihe letter of rue post m ister general which I trans n it herewith points mt the in idemiacy of the existing statutes and u.rgests lofjislo-Uon that wnnhLbo effective It maj be necessarj to HO regulate the carrying Qf letters by express companies is to prevent tbfe-use of thesis agencies to mamt 1111 comm between lottery companies and their agents and .ustomers in otliei cities It docs not seenr .ible th it there can be any division of sentiment as tn tlie i r  LETTFR In thoatcompinvmg letter of tlie postmaster general, Air "Wanamaker says he feels com in view of tho urgent necessities of the co. o to intitipate the annual report in recard to ;he use of tho mails by tho Louisiana btate I ottt ry Com pain Ho that notw itli- standing the declaration that no letters and circulaii lotteries shall be car-fled n the mails that public sentiment condemns .ho tise of the postoJhce foi lottery purposes, etery rvilway postal route, mon.oy ordei and registry active daily >y the Louisiana Lottery Company -hat the fo tbold of tho business seems ;o bo firmer itq operations Divider and its en _ rise boldei than oAeibefiro iijis Business is ternblj to the postal ico A. postal re idily assnir that i letter direr ted to the lottery conipii y contains it is mail in of the spirit of the I that ife, loss would bo IK nit 11 ti ice ind that an attempt to pun sh an offi ndor sh ill abstract it moio sl> fail than prosetut oim of an orlinary chirirccT Honce the temptation to purlo n The postmaster general sayi further that with ill the within and with out the postal department resulting from this icfa ous tr line as tho head of dej irtment lie is to rt It is a humiliating position and moro humiliating to ton tempi ate that the entire postofKo dcpirtm nt is in point of "act the [Tincii al aRout of the I onisana State ottery C onipanj and that oxery extension of ,he post il sy-jtem spieids the luutful power and mil nonce of tliat company The post- nast  letters ind circular-, iiid tlie [iilum all attempts to en orre those statutes It is manifest he says hat the ubjert of tho lias been ally tliwarted and that additional cgislatiun the mails must continue to cirry his class oi matter He presents for the con idcration of the i resident the drift of a bill which if enacte I into a law will enable the de to tkw b 1311 ess under control ?he hill is one reported lastweok to. house rom tho committee on and post oads, and is s( t forth in this report C4.UGBT ON THE TRESTtE Horrible Slaughter of Clnldreu by a Kail road Tiam A.TFRSON N J July 20 slaughter ccurred on the Fne railroad1 bridge over the in ei this evening Five cluldien re from a blackberry expedition, with ell-hlled baskets, started to cross the bridge hen uearlj across the budge, which is with- ut a rait or foot path, the children saw a train pproacbmg on tho westbound track and topped upon the eastbound track, but a fast assenger train came rushing toward them 'he children were paralyzed -with fear nd crouched together directly before the pproaching tram The engineer saw them, ut dared not apply the brakes suddenly, as liat course might have sent the train through he bridge It was an awful moment Peo- le on the banks of the river shouted to the hildren to get between the but heir cries ere useless, for the heavy ocomotive struck the grotrp of httle ones lid hurled three of them upon the other track ead Tne engineer was overcome by the ap- alhng sight He had strength left, however, o stick to bis post and stof> the train as soon is it bad crossed the trestle The passengers eft the cars, and strong men and women felt a ickly feel in g creeping over them, as iie remains of the throe slaughtered hildren met their gaze. Jennie Drew, ged thirteen, Nellie Warren, nged en, and Mamie Warren, hec eight, were dashed to death Jane Warren, aged hirteen was fearfully injured Willie War en was hurled into theJOriver, where he "was >und e in about a foot of water The Varren children all belonged to the same A KtfOCBXDOWXT. lie Chairman and tlte Secretary Come to C, B. Haves, and J C Xi. Hams seere- ary of the -republican, state executive com- uttee, had a fight this afternoon at T. K office The exact details cannot be ad, as they have tried to httsh tbe matter up. onie say Hams accused him of underhand OPK against him wnda an applicant forx the ostmastexship of Baleigh Others say that something abotxt the ptoposed repab- can state convention -Hoiveyer this may be, .avcs gave tho lie, and Hams struck .him a earful blow between and knocked linx.down, -when, friends aiiii artod them. Eavca loft col SVclock BAIff CAME vrair XELE cixr. STREETS RAIf WITH WATER Strange Clondn "Ktooi tfvcr the City o Collision Sends a Vol- ume of Its n doors meat Ga July 29 experienced, a teirific cloudburst this after noon 2Tor several hours the whole lower por of the eity was deluged Basements and cellars were filled wit] and the damage is immense r THE TWO SMALIi CEOUDS At about 2 45 o clock two small cloud "SVore noticed hovering over thp city They approaching each other and w hen Directly over Macon they came together This uas followed immediately by a tor riSc votuire of water pouring down ove the ottj FtFTEEN MINUTES Or WATER For fifteen minutes it seemed that the gates of the heavens had been opened "Tlie streets were turned into small river att3. the irhole city presented a scene neve: Vttaessod here before Pedestrians were forced from the streets and vehicles hat to be resorted to ip order to get from om place to another On Third street, below Mulberry, the water stood over three fee' deep THF STREETS IN B1VERS Fourth street was also covered, and al Its intersection with Poplar foimed a ter Tific stream, the water fiowmg across the Street at such a speed as to almost wasl away any vehicle attempting to pass The elegant building of Wolff Rapp. corner ot Fourth and Cherry streets, is badly damaged The building is just in course ot erecti6n, and many of the timbers and large pieces of stone were just being placed in position V hen. the cloudburst came They were washed into tho cellar wind as at the time over eight feet in water The front wall of the building wis washed down and the damage will he groat A ESCAPE One of the most exciting incidents of the storm was the experience of three ladies resid- ingm a house in tho rear of Brown's hotel The ladies were in the dining room, w inch is several foot below tho of tho street suddenly a volume of water forcec t ay through the w indows and and the entire base began to fill rapidly The harojy had time to escape from, the ia? before tho house cenedr and seemed the act of being away They screamed help, and were rescued by a ack drn er and earned to a neighbor 115 liouse The hack had to come down Pine street wluoh was two feet in water, directlv front of the house, and which was a raging torrent for a short while Aft IMMENSE bCWEli BREAKS Investigation showed tint this extraordi ary flow of water was cansed bv tho bieaklng of a sewer in the neighborhood of and Third streets Thi? sewer was sit high, and was tbe onlv source for cany ing off the water When t broke the immense amount of water Tom other sections of the city together that of the neighborhood, ran over ihe streets, throjgh jards and into houses This entire section of the city looded In the basement of J W John's )ar is a barber shop Water stood in this over foot deep, and it was only with he greatest efforts that the furniture waa aved A CHINAMAN IN TROUBLE Charley Sing is the name of a celestial who runs a laundry in the Commercial lotel basement When seen by THE i uTiOT this morning, he was standing on one oE his tables, while around him was water four it in depth His whole establishment was Hooded, and the Chinaman was a hue nature of remorse and perplexity aa be stood watching shirts, collars and cuffs idly floating about in the water A large crowd lad collected near tho door of the ostab- ishment, and for an hour Sing furnished amusement for them FORCED THE HORSES OUT Messrs Chapman Gantt run a livery table on Third street, just below Mulberry water rushed into then stables and he stable men had to work for awhile with might and mam to remove the am- mala from the stables There wore about orty bead of horses in the stable at the Line. Near the stable is a blacksmith shop run by an old negro The water rushed in npon him while at work and hia tools were carried far and near BTBDET CARS STOPPED. Every street car waa stopped shortly after the cloudburst took place The track was covered two feet deep in and that had been wotked there by the am In other places the water would lave ran almost into tho cars, and 16 was nearly night before they could bo put tract on. THE KXMBALI. The Kimball, a colored "boarding liouse, orner of Fourth and Cherry" streets, was crowded today with to tfao fire- tournament Wnen the cloudburst .oolt place the house was full, and it waa ours before they could get an ay Water tood two feet deep about fche house, and ears were entertained, tor those inside. It was thought by gome that the house rould be undermined and it was not nn- H tins fact was wluspered about lie negroes that any attempt -was ;ft taenx onfr of the house Wagons and acks were driven up to the Fourth, street side and onfr by one a large rnnmber" oi the inmates were extent ot tUtf -damage but1 fenowfi be gen- eral and it will amount to an enormous sum The damage to sewers is great, -and much money will have to be spent in repairing them others, besides the ones men- tioned, are known to have been broken, bat all have not yet been located A vast number, of minor casualties are reported from all sections of the citj, but none of them amount to much JUST THIBT1 TWO YFAKS AGO THE CONSTITUTION was mfornied this after noon that such an occurrence had before Tho strange part of place just thirty two occurred in Macon it is that it tooic years ago, and on the 28th, instead of the 29th of July Another coincidence is tbat tbe date of the cloudburst thirty two years ago was the first day of dog days, and the date of this cloudburst is the day of dog days This cloudburst washed away over three hundred feet of the railroad embankment near Benly s crossing Captain Jim Simp- son, one of tbe superintendents of streets, is authority for the statement, and as he was a superintendent of the streets at that time also he remembers the circumstances clearly THE OCMOLQEB ErSINQ The Ocmulgee rtvot is rising very rapidly, and is much higher than usual It is thought by man> that it will be badly swollen by morning It is not thought the cloudbotst extended any distance from the city THE SOT.HILKS MEET And Fraternize With Each Other In Gemt Ine Peace HUNTSVILLF Ala July 29 [Special This lias been the mcst notable day m this city since the The survivors of the Fourth Alabama infantry and the cavalry regiments held a reunion which brought together about eight hundred confederate T eterans It w as the first meeting of many since thej laid down arms AH the ex-federal soldiers living in this county, about thirty participated in all the exercises Captain Milton Humes, con federate delivered the address of welcome A B Simmons of Manchester !New Hamp- shire an ex federal soldier and a republican, who has only been here six weelvs, was called on, and made an eloquent address which was loudly applauded Colonel A A Russell, who commanded tho Fourth Alabama cavalry, and who has lived at Cordova, Mexico since the war, is here He never surrendered A splendid barbecued dinner was given today by the resident confederate and federal veterans of Madison coiuitv which free to all soldiers, their families ind public The re union will continue several divs Tho city is [jrofusely decorated w ith national Hags and union emblems Not a single confederate flag is to bo seen Seieral negro men who were with their former ovncrb in the confederate army, marched with them tod-iy It is esti aiated that thousand people are here today 1 wo m-valul soldiers, helpless rode in their wagous eighteen miles to be here, but could not participate The utmost harmony prevailed A southern welcome greets everj one, and unbounded hospitality ismade free for THE WORUtt. Sesurt of Baseball Gamca Kaces At 11 nts 1C 3 Boston 3 base hits 5 errors me and Harrington, Getzem .nd Teniiett At Chicago bjse hits II errors 3 I'nilailelpfna G -1 3 Battering Stem and Kittridge "Vickerj and lemonts At 3 base ut8 7 erruis 1 Brooklyn 12 base hits i_r or-j 4 Batt( ind Lovett and Daly At 8 iitb t errors 1 rooklvu 3 base 3 .rrois ai-d Parrel1 !ers and Daly At cl -Buffalo 3, base u ti 5 en rs 4 J hilatlpli hi i hitb 19 ir aso hit3 21 ti ors 4 C base hits 8 rrror Batteries er an I SutUiflX vilr en and Murpli-v sj-rica 3 base hits 9, errors G it I juf" i 1 a e Juts i trroM 1 tnd O Kourke an I ells A.t G base hits 9 errars L, 3 base bits 10 errors o Batter and Gnm LJirct and Weckbecker At 7, b ise hits, a rrors 1 Toledo 0 base hits 3 4 Bat erics Seward and Robinson, Gush man and Rogers Saratoga Races SA.RVTOGA.X Y July and track tirst race six furlongs Tart> Pnlsifcr won, Blue Rock second Rainbow third. Time, 1 16 8 condlace American HoUl stakes for three ear olds one mile Jluperta Sir Jolm second s lie Lewis third Time 1 44 Third rade, five furlongrs fourteen starters Void yon Hmisir Kosalme second Billet Retreat illy third Time I Fourth race Excelsior SI 000 added mile ,ml a quarter staiters Kingston Los Angeles "euton, with "h-ing-ston a hot favorite I os jigeles won second Teuton third 'mie 2 11% Fifth race, selling; one mile Royal won -Jopeful second, whitenose tlnrd Time 1 4j Vinner soM for SI EDO to McGraw of St Louis Monmoutli Park Races ]S J July race even furlongs, Volunteer won, Crrfnialdi second, B third Time, 1 'Secondrace Hollywood handicap six furlongs, lastaliaui on, Fairy second, Equity third Time, Third Rantan staLes mile and a quarter, udge Morrow won Kempland second, King a >wn third Time 2 13 Fourth race, handicap mile and a ialfr Eurus won, Tom Bov second Time, 2 42% Fifth race, mile and a furlonff, Lsijuimaux won, theodosia second, Mikado third Time 2 01 Sixth race, mile and a furlong, Mies Bell won, laggard second, Eon third Time 1 'anted to Go Home and His Crop. Coi-trMEti, S C July 29 tool, a very old negro, this morning murdered saac Ii0ckzanor ibis eon-m Ja'ir, near this city 'he old man came in and surrendered to the icrrff They had some trouble, and Peter aiming his gun at Lockrane when bo says -was discharged accidentally and killed him !hc coroner's jury found a verdict of cold- loaded murder The old man objected jongly locked np, thinking it nn.just .reatmeiit. He -wanted to go home and work is crop-_______________ "Wre. Arctito BICHTIDND, Va July 29 one S Arento, a native orNew York state, _id the mother of Hr. George Arcnto, a ronuncnt "Wall street brot-er, died last "Westbrook, the country home of her brother, Lewis 0mter, the wealthy cigarette raannfaotnrer She-was seventy-seven years Id, and had been m ill Jbiealth for a long Her funeral Tvill occur nere tomorrow and her remains will be taken, to tvf Yoifc in -a special car, sn.d will IrarieSr at Greertwood cemetery County Primary July 29 hairman Ball, of tho county exocative com- attittee, has issued aQ order form jmniary elec- aon for county officers tobelield on Thursday, .ngost2l3fit, Tberearea number of candi- dates for the various offices, and the- result will ie watched with considerable interest. THE LAST MEETTKQ SOUTH FAIGS TILLMAN WILL HAVE CONVENTION, And It Is Now Admitted That He Can Citrry the State bv Close oC a Remai kablo Series of Meeting, COLUMBIA S C, July 29 The last meeting of importanco m the campaign and one practically ends tlie between tlie opposing factionsv was held at Oringeburg today This is the home of Judge Izlar who was one of the state senators charged by Captain Tillman as having pnr.ju.red tiiem- seh es During the canvass, Tillman declared Izlar was thrice purjured, as he -u as not fit to administer the law It -nas therefore, that at Orangeburg tliera be a row Izlar's friends declared their intention of making Tillman take back his charges, or be handled roughly Great piecautions were taken to prevent trouble The executive committee requested that no visitors come from out of the county aud that no organized bodies come to the meeting This resulted In a falling off of interest Izlar's friends Mere prevailed upon, by those fearing a bloody conflict, to stay away from tbe meeting, and they did so TILLMAN IN FAULT There were three thousand persona present, Tillman ha% ing a large majority. A remarkable feature of this meeting was Captain Tillman s body guard It consisted of twenty five men wearing red shirts and conspicuously armed to the teeth Tillman spoke without interruption and was fre- quently cheered In charging perjury against those senators w ho did not vote for a census by which a reappomtmeilt of rep- resentation could be secured, Captain 1 ill- man did not mention Judge Izlar s name, as he has done at all other meet- ings His speech was unusually temperate. A. portion of the crowd was disposed to rowdj, and General Earle was frequently- interrupted One of the Tillman men in the crowd informed General Earle that ha wis corrupted Earle thereupon denounced iiim as a liar, and for a time there was considerable eiciternent Earle was ery in the face of an overwhelming majority against him HE WILL CARRY THK ST1.TE Durang the last week it has become evi- dent that Tillman will a large ma- jority in the August convention and hia opponents has e lost heart It is possible shat he can carry the state even by and the only means by wlueli he can be defeated nou-Id be a split 111 tbe party, and then tbe negro would decide the question A SECKET -Defeat mt to Alabama AHiuiicemen to th-o Eleg-nlar ISomlnecs MOMGOMBHY Ala Jul> 29 (follow- g secret circular bctn put out by a man prominent m groc aback ranks AMNVTOM, Ala, July Sir Wo send bj this imil a bundle ct {rrconbarls and pe pie b tickets together with circular ad Ireb-M-s of mr for govern ir 1 icasa see tbat the> ire judioiotislj laced in tl c h mds oi every aiHam oman in your Hava alreaus ?ut over one hundred th -id aiu] certain to elect our tickt t il tain aiiceman will do hia is Ic tters reich us by tho 1 UH den unc jng- tlie action of the btau, dtm >cr tic convention-Lt Montgomery in rlnitinf, our can didatt? out of fie in mlnati lie ticket as see is composed of uur bi thei iHiai i cineii and sh mid our J 1 i_k as-a 11 thcr to pie ise tickets to R >od men in 3 cur cminty whether ju v jte the ticket or not I trust >ou ecause lir ithtr O I fiichers sayi yju are a i iin of h m ir 1 lease writt1 mo when you receive the tickets and greacH oblige brother H Lecturer ount> Alliance The Farmers "Win Again CHABLOTTF N C July 20 ecial Tho democratic com ention of this district met at Laurenburg today, a large at- tendance of from all of the counties being represented On motion of Teromo Dowd of Charlotte J A Lock hart was niado permanent chairman After the convention, had been addressed by the chairman the con- went to work Chirles Mc- Donald of Charlotte nominated Captain Syclenham Alexander the alliance candidate, in an eloquent speech and seconded at this btage of the proceedings It was learned that Alfred Rowland, the present incumbent, was not going to let his name be brought be- fore the convention This created a storm of applause from the alliance delegates, and 16 as ei ident to all that Alexander, the alliance man, going to a clear held and amid wild enthusiasm it was and sec- onded that Alexander be nominated bj accla- mation This brought cry old farmer tp his feet and inside of eighteen minutes after the contention was m working order Alexauder carried off the honors of tbe day The Tennessee Republicans NASHVILLE Tenu July 29 About 2oO delegates to the state republican. convention are in the city tonight, and as m any more are cxuecte d in on torn orrow morninjr's train, and the convention will not be one third as large as the late democratic convention, because only one delegate is al- lowed for every 200 votes, and not all of those will attend The staCe evecutne committee met tonight and selected Zac Taylor, of Mem- phis, for temporary chairman, and W T Tip- ton, of Bradley, and J O of Mont- gomery, for Secretaries The only names mentioned for the gubernatorial nomination. are Lev, is T Baxter, of Davidson W Ii. Moore, of Shelby, W W Woodruff of Knoc- ville, Thomas H" Beeves, of Washington, and J E McCftU, of Carroll Politics In Jasper Ga Julj 29 [Special Tho nomination of our senator and county repre- sentative, together with the recent heavy rams that ha-ve fallen, has done much towards cool- ing; things off in Jascer county, but on yester- day oui sheriff -withdrew irom the race A. new candidate waa announced Oui executive committee met and ordered a primary for Blonnt and Hnges on Monday the 4th instant and a lightning rod man was thundering round here for Huges Fof all these reasons politics are hotter here this morning tbaa they have ever been Put Jasper in tho Blount column, TJiO Constitutional Convention JACKSON, Miss July 29 vote cast throughout tho state today as very light, and the election was very quiet Thero no opposition to the fourteen, democratic nominees to the constitutional convention for thte state at large and the democratic local nominee? were not opposed in as many as half a dozen counties. Ex-Governor Alcorn anct ex-Chief Justice SumreH, the two leading to- publican? of the BtatetTvere put on the demo- cratic- ticket and elected, SPAPLRl   

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