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   Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia                               J t VOL. XXII. ATLANTA, GA., .SATURDAY AUGUST 2, PRICE FIVE CENTS. FORCE AND FRAUD SECURE A -FlCTOJCf.' FEDEKAI, PARTISANSHIP WILL RULE THE DAY. Object ot Resolution to Pave tne for limitation of Debate so as to Pass tUo JTorco Bill. August Tho republican side senate lias just discov- itself in an Embarrassing position. As it -stands now, tlie sonato is doing practically nothing- It lias taken a week to, go tkxpugh lour pages of the tariff bill, which contains 181 pages- this rate it would take just forty- -five weeks, or until the middle Juno, 1891, to dispose the bill. The democrats -titter amendments, and talk upon them whenever tlio opportunity offers, but they have not fairly -commenced yot. They have thousands upon -thousands o.f amendments, and will not hesi- tate to consume the greatest amount of time until the republicans give them positive as- surance that the force bill will never he brought before the senate for that assurance, the democrats would willingly Allow the tariff bill to pass. THE ONLY TWO REMEDIES. The republicans have out two possible reme- dies to extricate themselves from tlie present Difficulty. 1. Agree to adjourn after after the tariff and Appropriation bills have been disposed with- out calling up the force bill at all, 'which means -toabantlon the bill entirely. 2. Change the rules of the senate right now, in order that the majority may call the pre vioas question on a bill when it chaoses. Apply this to the Btariff bill, dispose of it fin short order, and then take up the force hill and dis- hull w.lnp, tlie chances are that.it will go through in. form by a, strict votq. Then, after having; won a.partial vic- tory, JJeed will come in and attempt-to make his victory complete. Through bis conference committee he will insist on many of the vicious features' being reinserted, and with tlie exception of the bayonet clause, will prob- ably.sxiceeod. But the bayonet clause is dead. There will bo no federal bayonets around the southern polls. Yet there will bo a great gaug.of car- petbaggers and republican 'scalawags of. the lowest and most.degraded.type in tho shape of supervisors and deputy, marshals; hovering around onr polls. Let the south continue tp protest. Lot tho south continue to call on tho conservative north to aid and perhaps yet public opinion may force even Reed to consent to the. bill being so mild that it will be practically in- operative. tWI. HAWTHOB.NJS IN WASHINGTON. Kev. Dr. Hawthorne and Mr. P. H. Snoofe, of Atlanta, readied here tonight. Dr. Haw- thorne comes to till Dr. Stakeley's pulpit, in the First Presbyterian church, for tho month oL August. Hia family are near here, in Vir- ginia, and while he will" bo with them during the week, bo here each Sunday. Mr. Snook has been, on a business trip, through tho west, and he will now spend some days in "Washington. He says' everywhere lie has boon he has talked with leading business men, and he finds them, of both parties, unanimously and decidedly opposed to the force bill. Ho says THE CONSTITUTION'a protest has baon felt in commercial circles all over the country. The business men, he says, fear it will injure the commercial interests of the entire country, and if necessary, he says, then the'business men of the north west, will meet in general convention, and petition congress not to pass the hill. This would be a THEIl pose of it likewise. The republican side is .divided in opinion as to what to do. Teller, Plumb, Hale, Hiscock, Aldrich anil Allison would prefer the first remedy. They thiiik the tariff bill infinitely more important than the election Mil. lu- xleed, one of these senators, a member of the committee which prepared the tariff approached Senator Blackburn, of Ken- tucky, yesterday, and told him that if the -democrats wou-ld agree to allow the tariff bill to pass in a reasonable length of time, .he would agree that the republicans would drop the force bill entirely- "JJnt.V responded Mr. HlaekWrn, "will the majority of the republican senators agree to your proposition, and give us assurances as a party that vou Will drop the force bill "I replied the republican -senator, "but I will agree to do all in my power to bring it about." "You. might that and said tho Ken- cuckinp. "When your party in caucus decides upon this trade we will agree to it, but we can no proposition from any cuo or two of your side." Aa the majority of republicans will not as- sent to any such plan, they must either allow debate on the tariff to go on indefinitely, or else resort to tho seeoml remedy above men- ticked. TKIS THET DO. This, they will probably do at once. Such 31 ccurpe was set in motion today by Senator isiair, who, after stating that it was evident senators were acting simply to de-lay tho senators in the progress of thn tariff bill, introduced a resolution instructing the committee on rules to bring m a new r_ule within four days tinder which the previous question could be ordered jit :i fixed time in any pending measure. Under objections. from the democratic sen- the resolution went over until tomorrow, when it will bo taken up and disposed of. In speaking of the resolution th's afternoon, Senator lilair said it was not aimed at the force hill, hut at the tariff bill. He said the time had arrived for the adoption of a rule by which debate could be limited, but he further said ho was not acting for the .caucus. However, as this is what the caucus has decided upon, although many republicans think it an unwise course, the chances are that will be adopted. The gag rule will be reported and applied at once. WHERE INGALLS WILL COME IX. Vmler the present rules of the senate, un- Jimited debate is allowed on tho motion to change the rules, but Iiigalls has the nerve to cut off debate at his owu sweet will, and put the motion. It will create a sensation, and lii-oljubl y a wild scene, but there is an object in view, and protests from the democrats will make no difference with tho rabid republic- ans. With a gag rulo in force, the senate can proceed with great swiftness to dispose ,of the tariff and take up the force bill. Then, with the same rules, the republicans can fix any day they choose for a final vote and pass the fordo and fraud bill. THE LITTLE MAN TALKS. Just before Mr. Harrison left for Cape May lie sent for a number of the leading republican senators, and impressed upou them, as best ho could, the necessity of passing an'election bill. He had been coached by Tom Reed, and ho told them that if the bill failed in the senate It would ruin the party, and surely give the next house and probably the presidency to the democrats in 1892. This had- been made a party measure. The republican party of the country had endorsed it, in its national plat- form, and he hadirecommeuded it in his mes7 to congress. The senate must either pass an election bill ot some kind or else the party would go down in defeat. President Harrison further told the senators that he had already instructed the department of justice to prepare a plan, complete in de- tail, to carry out the provisions of the bill without delay when it becomes a law. Bjrthis plan tho president expects to make the force bill applicable to the November' elections, if it becomes a law, even so late as the middle of; October. Harrison is ready to use troops at the polls if the law will allow him to, and be has an idea that although the senate will strike out the bayonefc clause and other iniquitous features, Tom Reed will have the house reinsert th.em.and insist upon >it 'In conferj encc. However, the best informed republicans of the house say the house-, will he willing agree to striking out these features, but will insist that the provisions of the bill ehall only be made applicable in districts is petitioned for. TUB CONSTITUTION'S FIGHT. THE s fight, in arousing- tlie south to action, is felt here more and more every day. It has cansed the toning down of the bill, and is bringing in petitions by the sr-ore daily froni all over the north against the hillia any shape. The republicans have, how- ever, gone too.lar now to backdown, although many of the conservative element -would like to do so. The .xabtd hloody .shirt, element, the political thieves and south, baters, such, as "Billy" Chandler1 and Hoar, are leading now, They are determined to :pass this and force and.-witt Keod and Harrison withy tfce party mo-st excellent idea, and if carried out no party would tlare disregard such a demand. Why cuanot this bo done. If it should be tlie republicans would bo compelled to consider it, and many say it would defeat the bill. THE NEWS OF BAKNES's DKFEAT. The news received here touight that Wash- ington county was carried against Major Barnes for congress today, was read with much relict. H is taken to mean that Major Barnes is defeated. Georgians hore fear that Mr. Blount will ho tlie next to walk tlie aUiaiKro plaiik. CKOKGJA NUTKS. Miss Katherino Carr, of Georgia, has "been promoted in tbo postofrice department" from a iSt'OO to u S l.titK) position. Mr. ftiul Mrs. It. Cox, of Maoon; Mr. and G. Truitt, of and C. P. Stovnll and Mr. Hamilton, of Vienna, are at the Mutropolitaii. t'scuiu-iA. rusTSiASTEiis APPOINTED. Mrs. (i. A. Heart, Kaston, Fulton county. J. K. Nicholl, Coffee county. Li. G- Kvims, Lumpkiu county. WIT If T-XIE IN THE FIGHT ON THE TARIFF BILL. 'Tlie Taken ..and. .KoptlWicaii Sen- ators Vote TVitli Ooinocrats. The ITouso Unable lo Transact Business on Account of tho Laclc of a Quorum. August house resumed consideration of the senate amendments to the sundry civil appropriation bill. The question-being on senate 'amendment appropriating for a light housa near Mary- land I'oint, IVtoiuac river, Mr. Ropers of Arkan- sas rose and bwnj? recognized by the speaker, said tha- he wished to submit a few remarks. Mr. the point that tho debate was net in order. Tiie speaker was at first inclined to sustain tins po'ui, but after a b'riei debate, iu order to time, he recognized Mr. Cannon to move previous question. Mr is a difference of opinion. Tuu is a diU'erence of opinion, which this house can and does base its jutlg- Mr. have no doubt about that and 1 have no il'miht wlstit tho verdict is. Tlie I have not either. Mr. Ki'ticrfJ remarked that was one point on tlio speaker and ho agreed. The nr.'viou3 question was 103; nays, U-i. On roii-concurring to tlie senate ameml- iniiut, no quorum 'V motion to ;uljourn was inatle and voted down, and a call of tlie house was ordered. This dU- olosetl a quovuui and further proceedings under cull were dispensed with, this, Mr. Rogers protested, saying that thin" w is the second tinic that the speakcr.uf tc-r liav- iii" d him. had summarily taken him off the floor? Thy pi-aker thought that be had always treated the gentleman with i-olitenesB and rc- tnieet. The uhiiir had not recognized thegcntlenmn for debate gentleman rose, of course, the ch-iir could not tell what ho rose for until lie stated it. Mr rovers ?nBoated1 that when no one was oc- euVvinir tlm ami tho gentleman rose and was rc'-iVniswd it was none ot the chair's business wiftTlie was for. The chair respectfully states that it U the chair's business as speaker of the bouse. Mr. chair arrogates that right. The chair arrogates iiotliing. The ch.ur acts us >peaker rf the hinir'O. He has always endeavored to nut towards the gentleman with en- tire faimc3i and respect. Tlie remainder oi' the afternoon was consumed in -A viiin attorn i t to secure the presence of a nuonito, ami without disposing of the bill the house, at o'clock, took a recess until 8 o'clock, the evening session.to be for the consideration of private pension, bills. _ Tlie list of absentees is daily growing larger, an 1 although the democrats look upon it with a feeling of equanimity, tho-republicans, woo nre any amount it sees fit to fix." finally che discussion came i vote was taken on Mr. Vantio's a the business of the house. On the call of the today the following members failed to re- spond to their names: Alderson, Allen of Mississippi, Ander- eon of Andrees, Atkinson of P------' eon of Missirsippi, Andrees, Atkinson oi Pennsyl- Bankaead, Barney Bartine, S'tli Kelden, BiggB, Blanchard, Bland, ISP, Blount, JJoatner, Bowden, Browcr, Browne, of Virginia L. M. Browne of Indiana, Bullock, Butterworth, Caldwell, Campbell, Oandler of Georgia, Candler of Massachusetts. Carl ton Caswcll, Clieatham, Claney, Clarke of AHbatna Clirk of Wisconsin, Clements, Clunio, Cobb Cogswell, Cornell, Cutliran, Cowles, Cnllier- of Texas, Culbertson of Cuteh- eon Uarsan, Darlington, Davidson, Del- haven, Uinble, Pickerson. Dingley.Dnn- phy Kvana Ewart, Fitch ,'FJood, .Flower, Funston, Gear Geisenhainer, Gibson, Gifford, Greenhalg'e, Grimes, Grosvenor, Grout, .Haiisbrough. Hare, Henderson of North Carolina, Herbert, Hermann, Hooker, Hopkins, j Hook, Ken- nedy, Kerr of Pennsylvania, Ketcham, one hundred pouudB to Ifrper cent advalorem. n speaking oi his amendment lie quoted a say-, ng, imputed to. Colonel Jtoblngeraon, that he was nr favor ofTirotecCinff native industries, but "WASHINGTON, Anguat senate met at 30 a. in., and tlie roll call showed that" forty-seveu senators were-in attendance. journal ol yesterday having beeu read, -Mr. Edmunds moved to amend and correct the: journal by making it state the names of the thirty-two senators present yesterday mornirig wbon theToll WAS-first.called. Mr, Sliecmau asked whether that had been the.custom heretofore. The presiding officer <1SIr. Ingalls) replied that it had not been. Mr. Sherman doubted very much that a changefought made. It it were would insist on having.it applied.to all calls of the senate, of which there were yesterday. Bat such a .rule would only incuniber tho journal. Mr. Dawes said that he was not- present when the roll was called yesterday, morning, but was hi the capitol, jangaged .Lu the .business of the conference, committee, and whatever criticism justly these circumstances, he was willing to take. Tho matter was further discussed by Messrs. Bntler, Platt, Evarts, Wilson of Iowa, and Harris, all of them expressing opposition to the motion on the ground that it would be manifestly unjust to senators who were absent oil account of sickness and to those -who were paired, that it should not apply to the past, and that it would be contrary to tlie immemo- rial tillage of the senate. Mr. Edmonds defended the motion and said he had not supposed it would offend the sensi- bilities of anyone. Mr. Dawes, in a tone of irony, congratulated the country that those senators who havebeen. so anxious to insiat upon an early meeting of the senate had found a method for useful employ- ment of the .time thus gained. Mr. Edmunds's motitm was rejected. Mr. Blair offered 'a resolution instructing tho committee on rules'to report within four days a rale for the incorporation, of the previous some method limiting ana closing debate in parliamentary proceeduro of the senate, and asked for its immediate considera- tion. Objection was made on the democratic slue, and the resolution went over till tomorrow. The house joint resolution to iierrait Captain George W. Davis, Fourteenth United States in- to accept a position in the Nicaragua Canal Construction Company, waa taken from the calendar and yassed. Till-: "L-XFINISHED The senate then proceeded to the consideration of the tariff bill, resnnrng it at paragraph.   desire to have the existing rate ot duty increased Ho would, therefore, move to reduce rates Ir the amount of additional probation given under the customs administrative bill His first amendment was to reduce the duty on fire-brick, not plazcd, enamelet or decorated, from per ton to 20 per cent ad valorem, and on glazed or .ornamental nre-brick from 45 per cent to 40. Rejected. In relation t' this paragraph as to fire-brick and tiles, a, col loouv occurred between Messrs. I'lumb and His the latter having stated thai since the es tablishment of those industries of the Unitei States, the prices of the articles had fallen 25 per Mr. Plumb wanted to know whether these were the only articles that had declined in price, Mr. Hiscock admitted that they were not, bu said that, in regard to the industry, prices hac fallen very rapidly after the industry was pro Mr. Plumb suggested thatthe prices had down In other countries, as well as in tho United tidt If >ou did do at lie would lirisli yon. niehament was rejected. Me. Paddock recorded as voting with the pon Mr. McPheMon's motion to reduce the duty n earthen ware. The ncSCT cmee- lon was on iflD, relating to OECClam and fiuain.e rotmnit-- ee "recoinmenaing-'-a reduction -of. Crates in the ouse uilt.from (iC to 53- 'per cent on decorated rticles, on plain white nd.undecorated ware. -T- wo. members of the finance committee, Messrs. expressed taeirxtppoBition o'the senate amendmeitts. -B-fc, "Vance made a humorous speech upon ttie (lecuUhrftles .of the system. AS GEYSTAL. SEJTATpR Tnen Jltr. Iplunib took a prominent and remark- the diaciission, Inveiglnuir asainst the demands ojf the.hiya protectionists. He -produced a letter from a merchant doing Imsi- St. JToaenh, Missouri, anAAtchison, Kan- Stating that -invoice qf cruelcery, he had iftiA'tfattHaar custom duty of that under he pondine bill tbe duty on tbe same.invoiea wotifa be S3I 32 and under the McK Jnley bill. The American people were entitled to have heap .-goads, if conipetition could bring ;that lie asfeedi was the time, coming whemtho'peoplb df the United States would fret nine beueflt from the.establiehment of hoine in- ;Jusf as fast as the point waa arrived at when prlcoa. might be expected, mann- tatiturers came to ,and said, that, they duties, whereby the downward prices.migtet arrested. Tlia-people if'ttin United Statess aught to have their "inning oinetime: and he tkoupjit ihat that time bad some. The article of chinaware, he went on to iay. .was to.be found on t-he, tables of the rich and tllot the' high tax on It nad ;o-be- borne, not in accordance -with tho ability of- thc-taxpaypr. to pay, but as a.practically pec capita 03ie man-on- liisf arm used as much china- ffreasVanderbiltin his palace. The iluty -on iliinaware was not a tax on luxury, on a ne- cessity oriife. He did not say tills with any Idea ihatifwaa goiug.toaffe'cfcthevofe of the senate. Je could conceive, aad liacould aee, that the co- iorts- of protection were so orfpinized that ;he bill was to go through, substantially as it came finance committee. toidin a Philadelphia ne.wspaper headed, in the and'stating confldentl (one-pageiuither than the senate had now Jqt) and it was .expected that the senate would take it.up as tlie had dpne. These fleoule, the manufacturers; had from eon- cresa hitherto precisely -what they asked. They Sad a tariff law on the statute books, put there by a republican .congress on the report of the repub- lican .tariff commission, designed and calculate d to be Helpful to them, and which .gave them sub- stantially what they asked, and yet, So Tar from 'their being satisfied, another for thelrbenent was to be put through, without debate (if that could be brought on tho theory that the country was hungerinc and thirsting for more tariff legislation. He believed distributing duties that wcro necessary for iJie purpose of raising revenue for tbe -support of tlie in-such a way.as to equalise the conditions existing .between of this country and those abroad. Jf he were in doubt, he Would solve that doubt in favor of American manufacturers. 'Bnti'f'he knew "what the exact conditions were, he would put-rtbe home and for- eign manufacturers on the same footing precisely. He.should be "recreant to his duty if ne gave njs sitpporttosuek-a proposition, as the china-ware scuetlule. 'He know that the pottery-manufacturers of Oftio were richer, far than the people he reprtesated. But if they could take half of .the Aniericananorkct, why, he asked, could they-not take the whole? It was evident that not care to do so, bnt that part of it waicli'left tiic greatest proflt. They or Tupeka, Kna., wanted structural lean manufacturers refused to supply them at a fair price, and the contractor was compelled to import them, although tUev were paying acuity of 100 per cent, and the same was true iu regard to the Toxas Btatohouse. Tlie senate, ho continued, owed some duty to the American people, as well as to tho manufacturers. There was a point where political sympathies ended and where business in- terests began. The democratic party had its full share of responsibility for the iniquities of tho present tariff law and of that which was now pro- posed. The democrats in the house had had an opportunity of correcting the errors and wicked- ness of the McKinley bill, but they had sought to evade the responsibility oE their votes, when, by joining with the republicans, who were opposed to liill, they might have eliminated many of its errors. He could see the game of battle- dore and shuttlecock between free trade and pro- tection constantly going on for political advantage on one side and for personal advantage on tlie other; and between the two extremes the great body of American peeple were being crushed and ground. Jle would apply tho rule that whoever demanded a tax for his own benefit should be ready to show conclusively that his in- terest was also public interest. The onus was upon him. The demonstration should be made that every single penny of tax proposed was absolutely necesHary. Ho would cast no vote that did not represent an in- formed judgment in that direction. But there had b.eeu no attempt made.to justify the pronosed in- crease of duty, which increase (he had been in termed) was, in some cases 300 per cent in the MeKinley bill. Even if such an increase were onlv on some little items, what fact is how such fact opened nu the whole question and showed how much knowledge the senators needed on the subject. it showed that every item should bo gone over carefully, for tlie purpose of ascertaining whSt the precise rate of duty ought to he. attempt of that kind had been made. The hill went over without a vote on any of the pending amendments, andapnarantly without dis- euHSirm being brought to a close. Sir. Vest modified his amendment by making two rates on decorated china and plain cliina, SO and 40 per cent respectively. The senate adjourned. _ JfAS G IT ASS JF.4.C TOBIES, Tfl AT -IS, THE TABLEWARE SHOPS. ransfer Will Place Next Pccem- en are_to lie .Tableware. PITTSBTJKG, August telegram from Findlayj O'., says a prominent tahleware man- give Ids name if necessary, says that liis establishment, with every glass concenUntae United States, has been sold to an English syndicate. The syndicate intends to stop the output of the factories where fuel is high and increasing the products where 'gas is cheap or given. for nothing. The price paid averages per factory, or in all, as there are thirty-three factories in this country. The transfer is to take place on December 10th. One important ittm of the entire a-ffair is that the price of tableware will he advanced as soon as the control. PATRIARCH: RESIGNS. A SUSPECTED AIVKDEKiSSL. The Arrest of a Negrro TVlio it Thought Is Wanted in Florida. A negro., giving Ills name as Cliandler G. Pride, was arrested by Captain Wright, Sergeant English and Patrolman- Taylor He is thought to lie a. man -who- is wanted its Sauford, Kla., for murder. Alxmt a year ago Pride went for a Smith, on liis farm, in Campbell county. While there he told one of his follow w-ortanen' that lie had. beeu forced to leave Florida, though, for what. he 4lid not state. Tills statement was communicated to the sberlff of ,the county, who attempted to arrest him. Pride escaped at tfie approach of the sheriff, and sinca then no tiling has beeu lie.irdof him until j'ea- terday. Yesterday Mr. Smith, for whom tne negro nacl worked in Campbell was in Atlanta. Ho accidentally met Pride on the street. The moment the negro recognized Mr. Smith, fae broke and ran. officers mentioned were near at hand and on Mr. Smith's information gave chase. was finally located In a negroe'B house la an alley leading ofF Gihner street. He was con- cealed behind a bed. Captain WrigUt will have him photographed today, and will send his picmre to Florida, for identification. Pride acknowledged coming from Sanford, before he to work for the Campbell ctmpty farmer. SOME BUSINESS CHANGES. 2Tirms Result the Kiot in Constantinople Last Sunday. CONST ANT INOPLS, August- the disturbance by Armenians in the Koomkapo quarter of last Sunday, the escutcheon, -.at the Armenian patriarchte. was carried away and smashed. The examination of the prisoners, who are held for taking part in the riot, and the searching of their houses, continue. It is reported that those on wuom arms are found will be shot- The. patrlach, in a document resigning his position as spiritual head of tlie orthodox Armenians, pardons all those who took part in the hostile demonstration against liira. A mixed council, consisting of Armenian bishops and notables, assembled at the Armenian patri- archtG 'Tuesday, and expressed confidence in the patriarch. It was decided not to accept the pa- triarch's resignation if tendered. The-couneil also agreed upon an answer to lie sent in reply to the sultan's note, informing tha patriarch that he -would-be lield any further outbreak taat might occur, ami order- ing him 'to write a letter expressing Jiis gratitude for the aid rendered by Turkish troops In sup- pressing tho disturbances on Sunday, and asking for the severe punishment of the rioters. The reply savs that the demonstrations were not directed against the patriarch, but was the out- come of the prevalent despair of tha Armenians at the porte's failure to reuly to numerous memo- rials presented by the patriarchs regarding the Armenian church. The patriarch refused to sign the raply agreed upon by the council on the ground that he had resigned. He today omciatly resigned bis office, assigning his reasons for doing so the condition of affairs in regard to the Arme- nian churphaaa sufficient reply of the council to the RUltau'e note. In view of the condition of affairs induced by Sunday's riots nnd tho tenor of the jioto from the sultan, he is no'Ionger able .to retain the position. His determination to resign tho offleo is able. The porte is preparing a circular note to be sent to Turkish ministers abroad explaining the events that occurred' in Armenian quarters Sun- day. THIS- Ayei.O-6ERaiAN AGREEMENT. The Sultan, of Zanzibar Issues a Wecrco About Slavery. ZASZIBAS, August decree issued by the Sultan announces-' that ordinances relating to slavery generally will remain as binding as before the formation ,ol the .AnglOrGermaiti agreement. "'.od-BlJvwjs." depots arfe "prohibitKdr Iti a British subject, his'6lav.es bccomefr.ee. Slaves- can purchase their freedom, and the; master may be compelled to sell. If an owner -treats a slave with cruelty he renders himself the for- feiture oi his slaves. On the death of a slave- owner, without issue, his slaves 'Shall be freed. GEllMANY'S POLICY TOWAIID AFttlCA. LOSDON, August reply to questions asked by Mr. Buchanan, ineuaber for "West Edin- burgh, Sir James FerirusonyparHamcntary secre- tary of the foreign office, stated in the house of commons today that Germany had agreed to ap- "ply the free trade provisions of tlie Berlin act of 18S5 to tho whole German sphere of in fiuenco in east Africa, except a strip of coast territory ten miles deep belonging to Zanzibar. If this strip of territory was ceded to Germany, no heavier duties would be levied on foreign than on German goods. Sir James fur- ther stated that no date hail been fixed for.Kng- land to assume her protectorate over SCanzibar. Ho could wot undertake to suy whether this would be made illegal after the protectorate was estab- lished. ________ ________ THE TRAITOR KITTED. The Overthrow of Bivas by General JJivas Sliot. LA LIHERTAU, vja Galvcston, August news is confirmed of the defeat of General Rivas, by government troops under Genera! Antonio Ezeta. Bivas escaped from the capital last night, but was pursued and taken prisoner a few miles outside the city. This morning he was publicly shot, and bis corpse was exposed on the Armas. It is reported that many prominent per- sons arc compromised, and strict inquiry is being made regarding Rivas's conspiracy. The siege lasted forty hours. The capital Fullered consider- able damage nnd hundreds of persons were shot dead in the streets.________r _ That Have Dissolved and TUat Have Been Formed. Several important business changed took effect on yesterdav, the 1st of August. The firm of P. G. T. Dodd was dissolved by limitation, and the new firm of P. and G.T. Dodd Co. organized by tho admission of several vonne men who have been in the employment of the ola firm for a number of years. The new firm consists of Messrs. P. and G. T, Dodd, Ernest F. Clark, H. J. Smith, A. J. Chapman, J. U. Skinner, N. J. Wooding and C. D. Itodgcrs. These young men have a thoronch knowledge or their business, and their addition to the new nrar can but add to Its strength and popularity. The firm of Holhrook Robinson dissolved on the first of the mouth by mutual consent. Mr- C. S. Robison withdrew, leaving his format partner, Mr. A L. Hoi brook in the chargo of the business, which will go on as usual at the same old stand. Mr. Robison has not yet made known what new business he will engage in. THE SPORTING WOULD. TO GO. Tlie Committee to Report That He Is Not Kntitled to His Seat. "WAsnrNGTOS1, August house committee on elections, today, made another insignificant effort to dispose of'the pending Clay ton -Krec kin- ridge Arkansas election case. There was not a sufficient number of republican members in tlie city to make up a quorum, so the democrats refused to help the majority out of the (ftlennua, and, by remaining lit the hall of the. liouse.an'd leaving Representative Marsh present to watch the proceedings in committee, prevented the attendance of a quorum. Chairman Rowell will make an effort] to se- cure the attendance of the republican absen- tees the next meeting dayto dispose of tlie MeDiiffle, aicKinler, Miles. Millilam, Mills, Mxmre of Texas, Morey, tfadd, IMutChler, NeidranghauB, Norton, Nute. O'Seil of Indiana, Owen of-Indiana, -Owens of Ohio, Parret, Payne, Paynter, Perry, Phelan, Pierce, Quinu, Reybiirn, Rife, Robertson, Bsisk, Scranton, Seney, -Sherman, Shively, Sltinner, Splnola, Stahlneckcr, Stewart of Vermont, Stoclcdale, Stone of Missouri. States, and wanted tojcnow jivhether Mr. Hiscock i ca3e. "report "of the majority has already been proposed and submitted to the report, ;ts con- Tlio LONDON, August is spreading at Mecca, On Wednesday eighty-one deaths were reported, and Thursday eighty-four were recorded. All ports on the Red sea, the Levant and in Asia Minor, have been quantlned against the pilgrims. CATEBPILLAJRS IN TEXAS. ascribed that fall in prices to the American tariff. It was to be ascribed, Mr. Hiscock thought, to Stump, Sweney, Tarsney, Tennessee, J. p._TayIor_ of i-it Taylor of Ohio, Town- send of cker.Turner of New York, Vatuc Von.ible, IVaddeU, "Waite, Walker, Wallace of New York, Washington, WJieeler of Wheeler of lUichipan, Whitthorae, Wicldiam, Wiley, WVucinson, wilcox, Wilson of Missouri, Yardlev and Yodcr. The absence of a few ot tho above-mentioned members wasduc to sickness, either of themselves notice that at the earliest uctann on the resolution of absence excepting those MCannonavn asfcuctann on the resolution revoking nil leave competition, caused by encouragement of the in- dustry in the -United States. Then Mr. qnired whetber.tbe idea of revenue hod .been in tne mind of the finance committee in making Its recommendation. So far as he was concerned, Mr. Hiscock saitU he had voted to fix the rates without the slightest regard to revenue, either one way or theother. Then Plumb persisted, if any revenue wero collected on fire-brack and tiles, under the increased rate of duty. the senator from. New "XTorlr would be disappointed. He certainly would be, Mr. Hiscock confessed, and trusted there -would be none collected. The idea- then, -said Mr- Plumb, would be one of exclusion; Mr. Hiscock: .begged pardon. It .would one of exclusion. He should, bo entirelvgrati- iied if-the eftect-of -higher duties Would "be- and he honed it would be, an increased Jzome pro- duction and supplv of the home market. In making up tho tariff on Hntnb Hiecocfc took--int6 account.the ability of consumers, to pay the en- hanced prices. Mr. Hlacock's judgment was that, in all cases where an industry Iiad.'been developed, and had become thoroughly American, the inevitable effect was to rednce prices. that Mr; Hiscock -seemed to assume that all reductions -in prices were caused by bpiM but granted on a .State toir. A a August 1 ]-The meeting of bus mess .men, held muler the auspices of the chamber of commerce, in the Y oung >ien a Christian Association hall, -decided that it is ex pedientto a state lair A committee wis guarantee fund, which, ia only" jSHMjOO. Tfae WVSH12.GTOK, August- l Eepresentafetve Wneeler, of Alabama, today introduced a rasola- tion-m. tbehouse to set; aside Monday next for the consideration of -the Farmers Alliance grain snb- treasury tin. the bill to lie considered from dayto day disposed of, disdaime'd the holding of.' saeh.ruTqpinion, wntfeo'. the colloquy went on, and when Mr. McPherspn's amendment came to-a-y.ote, Mr. Kumbiwaa found. voting -with tbe tlie first break -in the solid party vote >Ir Plumb having; thna stirfced in Ins assertion independence of patty allegi- ance so far ia the tariff bill -was concerned, becanio tafco JTr MeEhersoita place ofEertttg amendments BZa first two amendments were, to reduce titeiatea of Jluty on enameled tiles and on hydrauHo ceinent. After discussion, they were voted doiyn. by the republican wtajffrjtyv ot, ctiurae, for them On the hydraulic cjunejjt amond- atr Jttr Ht tfie Mr; ColquiSt jtnoved to amend paragraph 95 (lime) by changing tho rate froiJi 6 cents per ninomy for its guidance in making its ri jut has not yet been formally" adopted. Its elusion is, in brief, that frauds and violence pre- vailed in the district to an extent sufficient to warrant the committe in declaring that Breckin- ridge was not legally elected, and ie not entitled to his seat. The Alliance Ticket in Michigan. LANSING, Mich., August Union Labor Farmers' Alliance convention yesterday nominated tbe following state ticket: For governor, Eugene H- Belden; lieutenant governor, John 3HT. Mc- Gregor; secretary of state, "William E. Adams; state treasurer, Henry E- Blaekman William W, Graham; attorney superintendent of .public instruction; C- A. Zlttler; justice of supreme" court, O'Brien Atkinson; JA state central comraitteeAvas appointed, with James Winney as chairman. TJie GranA. JFttry at Arkansas -Clty-Betnriis Twenty-Four True BiUa. NEW ORUSAJ.-S, August .crat's Arkansas .City, special- says: It lias liaen known for "several days-tbatttiegraiiAJnry of this county was investigating tlie case of the men who cut" BOJOTC bayou, levee, fifteen miles above Aere, on the" 5th.' of -April.- Yesterday morn- ing there was considerable of a Benaatipnda-tlio court jcoomw that fcodv brought into court and filed twentj four true bills W irere at once i and- none have been returned TUey Are Two "Weeks Earlier Than Usual, and in Great Numbers. NEWOBLEANS, August Austin, Texas, special says: Millions of caterpillars have in- y-atled the fields'in this section of Texas, and planters and farmers are busy poisoning. They are reported as very bad along the Brazos river, and it may be that'thescotton crop of this state will be seriously injured. The pests are out three weeks earlier than usual, and they are here in great numbers, and make the atirrospuere very offensive with their peculiar odor. Tlio Sjm's Cotton Kcview. NEW YoitK, August opened at I point upon August, and.l point down on the other months. The close was trail partly 1 point ad- vance from yesterday's close. The market was a slow one. The announcement "of the closing of the Liverpool market fbrtbe bank holidays (three davs) was calculated to caeck speculation, which was point, no point, throughout. Weather ireports froni the south were generally good. Estimates becin to be made of the probable out-turn of the crop In August. Last year it was fiG.003 bales the year betoreitwas bales, this year it is estimated at bales, of .which, bales are at Savannan.1 Cotton on spot was more active: ;for export, but prices were barely maintained. Shot and. Killed. .ifASHVIEI.E, Tenn., August Bertin, in Marshall.county, late yesterday after- -noon, Clarence Cuadiff was shot and Instantly killed "While engaged itia general conversation, at a country store, Owfiivwas offended at something Cundiffsaid, and went to his-home for a gun., Keturning; he sat upon an. adjacent horseblock, with his gun cocked Tlie7 discussion was renewed, and Owen called CundiU a Jiar; Cundiff then started.towarda Owen, but never-teached him, aa the cocked gun ,-was brought-into use, and Cundiff fell to the ground 31 Kesult of Baseball Games Races. At 13; baso hits, 18; errors, 5. Boston, 21 ;uase hits, 17; errors, 4. Keefe and Mack; Gnm- bert, Daley and Kelly. At ttsburjr, 6; base hits, 7; errors, 4. Brooklyn, 6; base errors, 4. and Fields; Weyhing and KJnslow. At First came--Pittsburgh 3; base hits, 10; Brooklyn, 7; base hits, 9; errors, 1. and Decker ;Lovett and Daley. Second 1; base hits, 3; errors, 1. Brooklyn, 20; base hits, 13; errors. 1. Batteries -Gibson, Osborne and Decker; Terry, Foutz and Clark. At 4; basa hits, 8; errors, 4. Philadelphia, 5; base hits, 8; errors, 2. and Harrington Gleason-and Clements. Al 2; baso hits, 2; errors, 1. 'New iTork, 3; baee hits, 2., and Ziminer; Welch and Clark. At 9; base hits, 1C; errors, T. St. Louis, 4j' base hits, 0; errors, 4. Batteries and Gmn Stivetta and At 1; base hits, G; errors, 3. Toledo, 2; base hits, 5; errors, 2. McCullouph and Pitz; Cushman and Sage. At 5; base hits, 8; errors, 4. Louisville, 6; base -hits, fl; errors, 4. Batteries- Casey and O'Kourke; Jones and Ryan. base hits, 7; 8; liasGhits, S1; errors, 3. Bat- and Kittridge; Getzein and; Bennett. At 8: base bits, 4. New York, 5; base hits, 9; errors; 5. and Farrell; O'Day and Ewing. At 3; baeo hits, G; errors, 0. Philadelphia, 4; bn.se hits, 7; errors, 1. anil Sutcliffe; Buf- fiugiia'm and Hallntan. Saratoga Races. SARATOGA, August race, six furlongs, Strategem led throughout, Lourest second, "Wood- bena third. Time, Third race, mile and seventy yards, Little Creto had a walk over, Dilema second, Big Brown Jug third. Time, Third race, six furlongs. Foxmede won, Emi- nence second, Zed third. Time, Fourth race, handicap, sweepstakes, all ages, one mile, Puzzle won. Fellowship second, Happi- ness third. Time, 1 :-KiVj- Fifth race, six furlongs. It took thirty-fivo- minutes to start the race; Videtra won, Gene- vieve second. Satisfaction third. Time, Videtta entered to Bell at S'JOQ, and brought Brighton Beach Races. IfEW YOKK, August race, nvefurlongSp maidens, Cecila won, Australimd second, Tappa- hanock third. Tune, l Australand stum- bled when near the finish and threw his rider over his bead, but Cullen pluckily held on until after the finishing post was passed, when he feil off; He remounted AustraJand and rode back to tlio weigh amid great applause. Cullcn's mouth waa cut, but he received no serious injury. Second race, seven fnrlongs, won, Cheeney second, Vivid third. Time, 1 Third race, one mile, Bel wood won, Gratitud3 second. Drumstick third. Time, 1 :43. Fourth nice, one and one-sixteenth miles, Badge won, Seymour second, Brian Borti third. Fifth rane. six furlongs, Roulette won, Kublan second, Lizzie third. Time, Sixth race, one mile and "ix furlongs over seven hurdles, handicap, JSm Murphy won, liassanio second, Lee Christy third. Time, Baseball in CEDAHTOWN, Ga., August a match game of baseball here today, between Piedmont and Uockmart, Piedmont was victorious. The score was 9 to 10._________ Death, of a Famous Trotter. LOUISVILLE, Ky., August Paris, the trotting stallion, DuQuesne {record 2 by Tippoo Bashowi dam Wild Rose.by Rysdyks Ham- died at Locust Grove stock farm yes- terday. He was owned by Philip Hacke, of New- York, and valued at A FAITHLESS TVJFE Is the Cause of a Bloody Tragedy In Sontb Carolina. COI-USIIJIA, S. C., August caster courthouse, today, llachel Catoe, a brign.6 muiattOf and William Clyburn, a full-blooded negro, paid with their lives the penalty of a most atrocious ipnrder, their victim being a white man from the city of New York. About a year ago Au- gust Hennis.aad his-wife Eoaey, a pretty woman of twenty, moved to this state and settled In Lan- caster. Koxy Hennis goon, became infatuated witli tbe mulatto EacUel Catoe, andit not long be- fore they planned the murder of her husband. Catue eecu'red the assistance of Clyburn a confederate. On Sunday night, JVIarch aid, tho deed was done. Clyburn concealed himself a hun- dred yards from tbe Hennis Louse, while Catoe knocked for admission. He was let in by who received him kindly, Itimsometainff to eat and drfnk. Catoe represented himself as a strancer and to have lost his road. If ennis oITered to go out into the darkness and jmt bun on the as yet, it is understood that those indictments are daylight by- citizens of Jfted county who believed that the levee at Boggy dammed, the jwattirupoa them, and thereby augmented" the damage of ttta flood It will oe insisted by the defendants that Boggy bay on natural outlet, and that under the laws of the state i.t is no offense to :cut the levee across at ita natural oaflet They vrfll be vigoroualy prosecuted. The offense is felony undo? the laws oCtlic state, punishable term in the7 penitentiary. in' Columbus mid- night tonight, a fire occurred in, the wholesale grocery store of Kaufman Strauss, on Broad street. JCt was extinguislietl in half an hour with little that-the stock, wasthorougly dronche d water. A, Mcmpliifl TBlaze 3ffiE3TPHis, Tenn., Auguae 1 iire early tbw jnonung destroyed, the building occupied by 3B ttei-i Salinger presses short distance Soon after scrSmB were heard, and in a half hoar Catoe re- turned to the fconec, washed fais bloody hands, and reported to the faithless wife that 4ithe job was From Florida via Canada. Va., August a meeting of tho Easts Hanover presbyterj- today, Kev. James Little, formerly of Florida, -was receivedfrom the presby- tery of Toronto, Canada, and he will be installed Sunday afternoon as pastor of the pretty new Presbyterian chnrcli. Dr. Kera and, Revs-Kessrs. Gamtuon and TurnbuU will take in the services. Death a Journalist. PHIIiAjJEtiFniA, August P- Smith, one the oldest newspaper, men in this city and has for twenty years been connected with tho of the Enquirer- died this oi f "having been born here in 1833. Burial of r iEWSPAPEfil   

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