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   Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia                               VOL. XXII. ATLANTA, GA., MONDAY UOBNINQ, AUGUST 4, 1890. PRICE FIVE CENTS. THE DOLLAR COTTAGE MBS If 4KKrsO THE GLEN ECHO LAND GRAB -Trinoc in tlie Rolo of n. lottery Ex- port "Dm Ins: Good Trades Hia 1 utlier Plaj s, CP Itigliteous. Asiiir-GTOif August 2 [Special Poor htt o Ben Harrison gets into lots of. trouble on account of his indiscreet fanulj Someiiow all the members of li a family DAV e an e; o to making mone> out of the piesi cent i option and the> lose no opportunity to go n t any deal by which thej can can a Jew dollars In tl f tirst place, if President Hnrnson or any mu nler of his family, vet refused a gift f ai description no one has heard of it Kirn on accepted the Cape May cot tage wh th she Kiiew was surplj gn en her by a Unl on panj to their Capo "Mnj Point building lots ct she displayed 110 lesitaiuj in Cobbling up the offer was m id This embn-rassed little Ben con sulorihlv md he tried to straighten it out by to tiio donors for tho lia% iv it 41-, 011 out to the newspapers that he did i nj SlO 000 for it after giving tlie house a m inth R trial and concluding that he w as ist t, 1 ith it Still the rocordi, at Cape Maj sho that Mrs. Harrison paid for the property Mrs Harrisons nett deai was to purrba-e 000 worth of lots at "Glen Fcho one of uslvington's suburbs for the large sum f SI The records show that SI "was tho sum pi 1 jef it was a uti gift an 1 Mrs Harrison gobbled it up as ea-ucbtly she actej to 1 tho Cape May cottage Again a how 1 w w raised, but the president has as iot en out no otouse 1 his time tho presidents embarrassment is causrd bv hii son Prince Rnssell Tl o o her day the pros dent a ae- 1 ncainst lottenes, in which he uoon congress to enact a law that would s le tl companies from do nsj hr i the mails 111 the same daj i es t.nt to coi grc s Rus, oil lEamsoi wiote for his pai er tl e Helena (Moiit J uinal a loii.g tkscription of the fairness of the Irivng 1 o'terv Juare" and descr I ed m tern 3 tho amount of n 01 5 man> i lu had w on from the of Besides tiiii a largo A I M rtiseir cat of the company aupeared 11 the imc issue of the i aper i 1 ol "M of S HI fc rancisco an em f> 03 1_ of this lottery oonipin'N Russell It irr ion n s pa d W f r this that a short t i u 1 en the Crown. Prince was in 1 exa-> 1 c crossed er tho border an 1 sol cited tl is w Inch A as him by officers of tlie company anJwith it tlie> a o linn, a "jl.OuO foi lie Ja 01 whieJi ho is either one of the proi n ttorsor an employe Tlws sn-'ke little Ben feel much Inimil iated tn the fa.ce of Ins n essage in which ho saj-, legislation should bo prom ply en icted to enable tho postofhce department to tae moils of all letters and newspapers, re at ing to the lottery Indeed, thef itmly of the of'tho lute are getting him into no little trouVe Thev are bunging   lir e told me th it the reason fo i a r dor lan did not conduct the last iiati i al cam pa sjii was oil account of the rge am t tf iu n y ho would had to spend out T his n noclcot He feared the an omit w en so great that he lie 1 t i enniless Auothei xeisoji w a-> 1 c o lie w mla I u o had t ncglei t b i i n rite 1 i cs> ind du ics as i soua.toi but t'ie pr u c al rcis> m w is on account if tht expon o know said he that C jlonol Br'ce itct cut 0 000 out of his jocktt iur Clo% cl md in tho Tost gn Ihe ttratic commrttoc eutirelj out of i an 1 heai ily in debt" weeks be fore the elrct on and as Colonel Brico had ma le him self yersonallv resiioiisible for all diits he 1 1 to pay them Bnce is one of the fe iiiv.ii in the party who could have fitood it Colonel Buck Kilgrrc of Texas, is having a liard t in his d slnrt for re nomination J x G crnor Dick Hubbard, the spread-eagle orator of the T one Star state is after the "objcc tois scalj It is going to be a close fight but u one! s constituents recognize his "worth ai d will probably return him He is 01 e of the few members of the house who will not into a rolli ig scheme If a measure ib meritorious he will vote for it If not i othmg will prevent his hgl ting it stubbornly ire lias, expose 1 irany steals and has Mned the g n eminent enough monej to pay hia sal J-Vj is i c for many j ears to come In Iced tho democratic leaders could not af ford to lose him from the house Ho has tho counge of his and as these men are few these ays it is lot w se to turn ono down when ho holds a seat in the house w here he can do much goo 1 Colonel is a Georgian He wns horn and raided in Cow eta ccunty and al th ugh he has been in many jeais ho is jet sood enough to be claimed as a Geoiglan Ai d LJ the waj speaking of Geoiaiaii3, thiee of the present Texas delegation in the 1 o are Georgians Thoj aie Kilgore Cul berbon and Do jou know the state of Georgia did an ineparable injury in defeating Judson Clemenia, said a Texas member last even Clements probably the best -e juipj ed member on the appropriations coin mittee ai d w henever Geoigia, asked for an ap- j ropi uition n hich w as just she secured it -N v {refrua can hardly get Another man on that committee- within the next four years Memberships of the committee are much BO after and it is almost impossible for a new man to get on it Of course, members from other states will not take the interest in Oeorgia that a Georgian. your state will suffei gia and I fear Tom Grimes is another member of the Georgia delegation who has hundreds of froiuls here who regret his defeat Sir Onincs had jnst beenliere long enough to be come a useful member, ard of late he has been remarkably successful with his measures pending before congress Indeed, Mr Grimes has ne good work for his district m con gress and he was becoming more and more inHucntial daily He is one man whom almost orv member on the floor of the house calls a friend There is not a more popular man in e thoi house than Mr Grimes nor is there one Vrho could get more support fora meritorious local measure "Who ill be the next Georgia congressman to w alk the ilhance plank This question is agit iting the Georgians here nohttlc Speaking of the alliance I am informed that a movement is on foot to bmi-j the aUialice into national polities and to nominate a ticket for U2 Tho .men selected at present, I understand, are Palmer, of Illinois, for president, and Hill, of Xe York, for vice president They expect to bold an early convention, nominate these men and then, attempt to have the cemoccatic patty endorse tho ticket While This seems premature and lather wild, yet iiauceiaea here are taliung it. They aay Palmer will carry many western and north- states that have never voted the dem- ocratic ticket for Hill will make New "iprk nil right 1 hoy aro against Mr on arcoum of his antagonism to the free coinage of et The defeat of Congressman McClammy, of North Carolina, by the alliance-, was rather queer pioceodi, gs McClommy it, i farmci He his never done rn thing in his life but Four jears ago 1iou ho w is nominated, it was as much a soipiisa to him as a i-vone He was not a caiididute and ho had no idea of being stricken political still he was the first he heard of Ins nomination was when tho new A as biougnt to him mtheiiel t where he w j lowing He came here and lias made a fnnlj art member hen tho allmneo as organized ho one of tl e to join it He at first endorsed tho subireisui> bill, bnt when ho found it met with decide I opposition as being unconstitutional and impracticable, from leoileis of the democratic artj ho introdueed a b H for the goAonivnc! t to nionoy to tht f irmeis on tl oir K Ho t ugl t this would le a good substitute for the biibtieasury bill, and tiO stait d That i ement Jtfii. ted linn Ihe olli an  boo i into notoiifity hy Ins qu unt d witty ut eri ires b it he di I not come clearly up to all ai co n i m and was sacrificed ilcClanim will be missel in the house to Mate during tins m ssion of congress 11 n8 no oills been nitrotlucoJ in tlie house of rej resent ts Of these J 844 h e been ronoite 1 from but _J4 1 passed In tin senatp -i 2b2 bills c I eon Introdm ed of w hich 1 >-Jrl were roporvod favorably aiid-lJ9 e p vsbcd The two houses 1 ave I O'vt oxecu a utl ms rlli t o is consisting of n tl e president and eoiimuni cat ons trom the 1 ei Is of departments In all, the goAornmeiit printing othco has prmtei1 for the two houses of conniess 10000 000 bills and docu i making in of a thousand or moie colics, of each besides printing the 01 Kttord dailj In the rin tin., oflicc 2 pro Hiiiori lindei-) u d folders aro employed Vbout a thousand them aie women F W B MR 30 VCT IS BILIOUS And AVutts With Cn at I nrtiou 01 I'ai t TON- Vugust 5 1 of a h IT proj arod fur subiiiisSK 11 to tin house the major tj ef the electu n com iitt e upon tho C J conte to I elec ion i o and the muiuer cf tlie rej nbltcaii contestant oil the Clajtou murder the 101 crt Thu Mate and nation were Iiorrillcil Tl wcri in 1 the t muiumtyat M rri Iton neir wliKh the mur kr oecurre 1 paired appr jriate rv-jolut oiib Uit n einiest att ui] 1 1  the IJP I uthont Theoilorts m lit I c n in vim Much of tho woik done lias I ceil uj nan istio.en it ca and rtue Jias nor botn to the Mispicion that should iii turaili attach the balloftiox ttiisvea tbe report refers to the killing of Siiiitn the detective who nuesti Eilmff ballot box theft and of Gooige Lent i brother of O 1 who wits 11 siPctetl ot being one of tlie thieves Bent at tho lime w u, mraotiat with J in Kcrton t tho e iiuicnt evulcnco and exi se the gfui ty pArtie w lien he w a-> sa.id to sh jt 1> brother Tie lepoit sajs tliere is no d roct enJence to show nnv criminality 111 the kil ina of Uei tloy but declares it unfortunate that those tw o killings occi rred hile tho men weie about to e e> to tht Puikortoii es Hit, thooi-y that the lajtrn muraer Mas due to tho cnm tj of c rie H x i ei is taken and tiio loj ort s it c aj pu irs that H >oper was not onl in ahf irnia when, tl e muider oc urn 1 1 ut ill w ith clioj s> 11 s tl coij tho report was i atm illj pie ising to tho contestce (Bred n n though the fi lends of Colonel Cl very mitiuallj compla n j I th it so im par tan t> a clue should not ha% o boon oncealed for ten months from them an 1 only ma lo know n 11 hen a congressional im estigatioii besrAii The report continuing savs i easona.1 !e explai ition of tho murder appears excoj t that of the ballot b press ins killed alum 1 ay ton to rcss the ti( utiun No other inutno waa possil le The iietesaity fir the enactment of some laws which will pretPnt IMlct 1 x stealinc and a murd, r from e interring prinia facie title to a sc it m congress is t fr >m the result in this cou test Had sut.li 1 i vs in forec as have it eU tho contcatce from taking his s< at with sut h a title no or e w on d hai o attempted to con fer am h a title liy stealing the 1 allot 1 f ideiitH the ballot box ste U mg w as looked up n as j, joke in thiit e< minui i y ujitil tho awful cot a mienees tint laie resulted ippallctt the d j eoplo of the country 3so doubt nneof tliese men would ilo t  had realized that a muider would be the end Kut t ley crossed their Rubicon Ureckinri Ige RC t the se u m an 1 one crime foil iwed in the fo Jt t i s ol the other The least guiltv of 1li9 cnmmils dare not expose the m re euilty but th fat" of Clavtoii should overtake them The f Beiiia-min the well known Little Toctv repul Iican who was killed near Mar r llton while fonferriiif, with tht !o-al ropulihcaus with to the ballot box TO jmtue n ubt 1 c ki own fora large number of >ns were present but tlioj are not indicted Tso indictments n. JAG been found under tho etato laws for the ballot box crime The mur derer Smith is ill charged without a. trial Tha killmrt of J t ntlv is not investigated and the onlj man c rime is punished is ahl the federal supervisor who was indicted for playing curds wh  his political shows a state of disregard for the principles of popular go vcrmuent wlL.cli mav well mako future of tho country looked iii on "with apprehension Tliat men ma> he found lawless enough to commit these enlno3 is to be deplored but when men of charicter and standing compLicently avail them celies oi the fruits of such crime and control of the national of representatives 13 made to tum upon biieh methods tc no lorger remains a mere matter oi local concern but arises to tile migmtutle ol i national calamity The present case continues tlie report has at tricted nation il attention but not iKJcause it stands alone as a startling- and striking incident of the danger ahead of our form of government. In the old days ot the code of honor political antag- ouiHtsoften jriet face to face and eve to eve, and sought their adversary s life This method of set- tling political differences has become obsolete, and we frequently congratulate onrselres upon the improved moral tone otour dayandgenera tion But never before lias a contest for a seat in ctmpieas beea terminated by the bullet of an as- If suen metUoda are submitted tn in PATILLO'S PISTOL SHOTS XIVTSOIf DOWN TO THE MEMORY OF A FORMER WIFE Aroused a Spirit of Hate Agnmst One of Her I-oimcr Admirers The Fatal Meeting on Saturday AUCLST v, Ga August 3 L H Panllo who shot and kiPed Charlie Hulson last night, and who was himself shot in tho sido, is doing %eiv we 1 tonight, al- though gme wore at firdt expressed about his j THI BUI LPT KOT VCTICD The bullet has not yet been located but as it is an outs dc wouml and the ball is lodged in or his tln-rh, it will not bo probed for any inoi e lie it> resting r mfoitably and he may be out in a w tek or two An autoi sy and {inquest over Hutpon's body 1 no now facts about the killing, but the n 13 busy with talk about the cat se of the shooting TO HIS WIFE It seems that Patillo was insanely jealous of any attentions j a d to his dnorcod wife and threatened H itson as he did others, that ho would kill him If he paid attentions to her Unison only met her a few months igo here m Augusta, and because he called on hoi ami w rule to her Patillo sent him word ho would kill him THE MEKniiG Tl ey met hist night and began firing with out anj woids, both beiug prepared lor a difl Patillo mamed Miss Ella Hall, of War rentun jeais ago, but were di a few mo iths after their marriage She was pietty and fond of society and a daughter of one of the best men in Georgia It was not in defense of her reputation, for that needed no defense but simply fioin a jealousy w hich him although di- vorced for that caused 1 atillo to kill j( urig Hutson. Both emptied all o barrels of their pistol1? The blood stained and bullet marl erl scene of the tragedy w ab isited by thousands todaj A 51 III-NS IS a Jealous Husband Pursued the illain S C August 1 [Special Last week the local news[ ipers were filled with an account of a burgH'-j said to have been committed on the premises of a Mrs Green, who kept a store at Ten Mile Hill, a station near thio t ity The item was furnished to the newspapeis by W cN Ahrcns who claimed to anestcd four negicei said to Iiiue been un plicitod m tho Imigliry, and who lodged the aJicgtd burgl irs 111 jail Today tlto coronor of Uci ly county is hold inj an inqu st on Ahrens s body which hos in tho be Iroom of Mrs Gicon at Ten Milo Hill Hie stoiy of tho killing of the enterprising detective is brief The tragcdj occurred at 3 0 ciock this n ormng Mis Green whoso store it is alleged was buiglarizcd last week In es on the j remises She anil her husband Tom t.recn had been sep irated for some tune it is sa.i 1 owing to tho attentions of Ahrcns Green heard about tho 1 ist week but did not pi ice n uch confidence m tho fatorj 1 ast night ho heard that Mirens was quar tcred at his reen b) wife s house Taking a late traiB he iopa red to Ten Alile Hill with tho purpose of lioking into the matter He found Aluona and Mrs Green occupying a lounge in the bedroom and at once opened i le His hrot shot tumbled Ahrens out of tho bed while he hali p sto! in his Two moio bullets put an end to hn i and Green ta1 ing tbo next train south, ctme to the citj and ga% e himself up He is now in jail, but will doubtless be speedily released Ahrcns was a man of very unsa-vory reputa him ind his killing is generally considered juntihablt. Green charges md professes to bo able to that the retont nt bis wile's house was i put up b by Vhiens BABTOW CAUGHT A General Mnrdeicr and All Aiound Des- perado BIRMINGHAM Ala August 3 Kartow Thrasher a murderei and escaped con vict and al1 around desperado was captured in Bibb county last night and taken back to Pi att mines today Thiashcr was sent to the mines for life about eighteen months ago for murdot, but soon cscaj ed Kight months ago ho was caught in Mississippi, after being shot down before ho would surrender As soon as his w ounds w ere fully healed he again escaped, and has since been hiding near his former home in Bibb county Two weeks ago his father was snot and killed by Detective Mor- gan, of this city, while assisting his son in escaping from the ofncer 1 hrasher was caught by Morroe Kellum, a detective, who played moonshiner and desperado, thereby gaining his confidence There was row ard of JJ150 for his capture HARRISON Als D BLAINE Remain Closeted all Discussing Their Differences PHILADELPHIA, August 3 special to nbhu Ledger from Cape May Point, N J says President Han ison remained at home al 1 of today, "w itli his guest, Secretarj Blame This morning Mrs Harrison and Mrs Dim- mick, attended services at St John's Prot- tesant Episcopal church, where llev Bishop Scarborough, of the diocese of JNew Jersey, officiated The citizens of Cape May and vis itors have tendered to President Harrison, his guests and fanulj a p iblic reception at Stockton hotel tomorrow eveninc: The president hasj accepted the imitation and expects to be present with feecretary Blame JAY GOtHLD'S CASTtE silence the party benefited by partisan, qruetly and without dlspnte, retaining benefits of the death of Ills competitor, a flew ele- ment would lie introduced unto our form, of goT- enuooeat. He Will Make Chapultepec Htis Winter Home ANTONIO, Tex August 3 The report reached here today direct from the City of Mexico, tliat the famous and magnifi- eent castle of Chapultenec, which is one of the grandest and most imposing structures of its kind in the world, is about to be sold to Jay Gould The tiastle is owned by the Mexican govern- ment, and Mr Gould, during his visit to that country a few months ago made an offer of for the castle The offer was at that time refused, but it is said that'the gov- ernment has, after decided to accept it. If purchased, Iklr Gould, and family, it is understood, jmalce it their winter home. Tlie Wrench. Sugar Tax. senate tne sugar tax bill. KEMMLER'S BOOM. A. VtCTIM. THE OF HI, A HE HAS A WHOLE WEEK IN WHICH lEacYi Second May He His Prepa- rations for Reporting tlie Details of Ibxeciitloii AUBtJitv, N T, Angnst 3 Br Houghton who has been Kemmler s spirit ual adviser since he embraced religion, did not visit him at the prison today Other duties occupied his attention HOW HE PASSED THE DAY Kemmler spent tlie day qnietlv, finding his chief amusement m listening to tho pe; formances of tho condemned murdeior, Tish, who occupies the cell next to him THE VIGILANT rBPORIBRS The ch ef local in tlie execution is tal- en by the swarm of reporters w ho liave como heie to pick CD w hat informa tiou 13 obtainable w hen the execution is The waidou may admit two persons connected with the press associations to witness the execution They will go in as members of the jury, but none of the spe- cial representatives of individual newspapers mil be admitted to the ]ail A HIGH I OLE One Hew York paper has a platform twenty feet from the ground on a telegraph pole, directly across from the prison A long distance telephone wire will connect the watcher on the pole with the office of Ins paper in New But lie can see only the bare walls of the prison THE WORLD'S PAIK Seems Still to a Subject of HucU Per plexity III August 3 is danger that the world s fair bill may be etoed" by ernor Fifei By an miendment adopted almost 111 the last inonu nt of the special session the legislature is s-ud to possibly exceeded the powers confeired by the special call issued by ernor 1? ifer 1 he amendment in qncsti m is in relation to tho submerged lands on the lake fiont tho ownership of which it is proposed to rest m the citj of Chic igo-for park pm poses, after the world s fair is ended This directly creates a new park, and legislates away the ule to such submerged land as may be reclaimed t] e same bomg the of the state It is declared that the tall couto nplated leeis ation gn ing to tho world s fair onlj the use of the public pTonnds of either state, city or park for the purposes of the fmr JLho amendment parses the title with ceitaiu rcstric lions, and creitcs a i e v park a proposition apparently not in by the call, and not included in the title of tbe bill, and the courts of the state e {held subject shall be inrludod in an act, and that it shall be ex- pressed ip, its title If Governor Tifcr is forced to veto the bill it is understood he will not reconvene tho legis- 1 iture but will allow the matter to be remtro duced in tho thirty-seventh general assembly THE IX COGKESS The "W Iilch is ly to Engage the Attention of the Bouse "W August proceedings 111 the house this weei are to be governed bv the attendance of the members There is a strong disposition on part of tho majontj to f nally pass upon the conference report on tho package bill and to secure action upon tho compoui d lard bill and two election cases But it is folt that tho presence of a quor Lm is a necessity on cases, and if that cannot bo maintained it is probable that tho 1 ouse will be obliged to confine itself to the   Minn August 3 nostternffc Mind and hail seorm icr oiucd here visited this section about 11 50 :h s forenoon The windows on the west and north side of everj building in the village and 'or miles on cither side in the countrj were woken The storm, was about forty miles wide, and about ten miles long All uncut rram in its path is a total loss Hail, in some nst inces is as large as hen eggs and ered tho giound for several inches Tbe g loss is at from 000 to 000 The Christians HI Treated August J----Since martial law was proclaimed in the Turkish town of Alassona, the Christian inhabitants have been brutally treated Twenty notables at Siatista 4 ere seized and beaten on the pretext of com >elhng them to reveal the names of tho larborers of brigands A gendarms thrust a fd hot bayonet into the nose of one Nicholas >oukas, who is now reported dying from the effects of the brutal treatment received Two mndred inhabitants of Auasehtza were seized md toitured for. the purpose of retracting money Given to the Officers of the Czar August Russian socialist, Slavinsky who lias been in prison here for hree years, has been handed er to the Bus mn police "While be was being escorted to iio frontier a number of Russian socialists made an unsuccessful attempt to rescue the prisoner One was arrested Tlyj Dyinraitc A Them. PVKIS, August Siecle has received a cipher dispatch from St Petersburg, saying a dynamite mtiie was discovoted under the railroad station at Rasik This place is on the to be taken by the Emperor Wilham of xermany, on his coming Russian trip The Story "Waa Untrue. CAIRO August 3 recent report of the destination of acres of cotton and nee in Garbieh. province is officially declared untrue Troops have dispatched to prevent the anding of Mtecca pilgrims suftennc from cholera TJic Steamship Race from Japan EW YOTUC, August 3 gj-eat sea steamers Glenogle and Monmouthshire left Japan June 10th After stopping at various )orts m the China seas to complete their :argoes, tkey started, on a race fofc the DGrt of ITew-Xork, passing Sjngapofia June tlie Srlenogle ahead The GHenogrle amvbd today, saving made the trap from Jauaii in th0 Te- markably short time of fifty foor days. The is expected, T-ihe quiciteat time hcrettifore recorded is tnat oi Gfctisluol, wblch made the trip-in. fifty-five days in 18S9. SAMOA IS Over the failure ot the Treaty Powers to Put It Into Force APIA, Samoa, July 15 fPer steamer Zealan dia to San Francisco, August 3 Great action is expressci here last week both by the foreign residents and the local natnes on re ceipt of the news by steamer from jSew Zraland that America Eng and and Germany lia-1 further de'ayed the appointment of chief just co and president of the municipal beard and that the matter had been reierrsd to the king of Sw odcn The new eminfcnt 01 Samoa is but Ltt'e further advanced than it was two years ag-o notwithstanding the fact fact that the Benin Jconference concluded its labors more than a j car ago and fortred a treaty which King Mahetoa and tho chiefs of Samoa assented to last February Ihe only step whic'i has been taken toward the new order of affairs is the recent appointment ol a col lector of customs by the thiec ccnsula sitting as a cousu ar board and this ap] ointmeni does not o satis! iction ai it is be lieicd tint though tho consuls 1 power to make the ajip jmtine its thej n e no pow er to enff rro the payment of duties A German tiading farm the largest commercial tion on the island already its dut es Tinder piotest The chiefs say that in deference to tlie request of the consuls they assented to the tieatvafteraconsideratiorr of only twenty four hours and they complain bitterly that no appointments o been made since then and nothing apparently has been done toward tho establishment, of them A government by a consalar board is re- garded here as the most undeairab'e form that could be ised ow ing to the piescnt un settled con iitiou of affairs in Samoa and Ihe apparent slight probability of any immediate action on tho nart of the three powers It Jfa bel that trouble it imminent Whether or not this trouble will reach the proportion of another civil war, similar to the one which was experienced two years ago is at present difficult to state but the same indications are given now that were manifest before tho late war It is believed that the tio ible at this time w ould come from Mataafa's party, which has been gaining m strength recently The failure on the part of the thieo powers having tended to shake the faith of many of Halietoa s supporters, Mataafa himself went to -tho largest island of tho group a shoit time ago and sinto Ins return it has been learned at leaot ono half of tho chiefs thoie are in his Mahetoa s followers are of course, stronger t 111 the o% ent of another n ar it is thought, they would be ultirn itely succe-sful, but the" meie prospect of anothoi conflict is dieadcd by all foreign residents Tamaspse wjio v at. supported by the Germans tw o jcars ago, is apparently not en in any stri fo, and be u said to be enlisting the sympathy not only oi tho w lute population but also of the most in telhgeut portion of JMahetoa s party U isuc- cesstul are belies on to have boei made to him by Mataafa s followers THI-, I5AU Urge the Appointment of a New Man for City  ill, whictt was recently passed by the touse of representatives and is now availing the action of the senate, is not practical, and will not help the political condition of he colored man in the soutn, but will rather hare a tendency to keep alive race >re3udices The club, therefore, expresses he hope that the bill will not become law OPPOSED TO TJ1K FORCE A Texas Republican Who Speaks Out It, SAN Texas, August 3 J P census supervisor for his district, and one ol the most prominent republicans in Texas, in an interview, said "I am decidedly opposed to the federal elec- ion bill While the measure may be justified, I do not believe that it is to the interest of the north or south to enforce or adopt it The re- mblicans residing in the south are generally ipnosed to it." Came Down on ttis- Stomach 3O3TOV, August 3 afternoon Cbstrles Canadian bridge jumper, jumped rom Shears atr Atlantic Tvorfce, East Boston, n to the water, a distance of 150 feet He truck on his stomach and "was killed. He has lecn giving mthid city, and said hat this Tvas to be his lasSjump before going to Hew York-to jxunp from Brooklyn bridge. THE GROWING CROPS. HAVE HEFtf ATFECTJSD TUt JRKCEAT COTTON, CORN AND FRUIT CROPS, Tiie Farmers of SpaMIng and Surrounding Countrj Make an nctmraginu Report of the Situation GnurriN, Ga August recent continued rains li-ne generally had a bad effect on the crops 111 this sect, on that only a spell of dry hot can obviate The farmers who ten dajs ago clamored for ram, are equally as 111x10115, now, that the sun should shine upon them HFNRY IS ALL EIGHT The crop prosj ect foe Henry co mtj so far as fotton is concerned has beer bettor th in it is at present if the bciscns come right from now on but if the runs continue the already full cron tvill ha n of! too late for the weed to take ou new fruit Mr A E Brown of Henry county who has an excellent crop of cotton on his place says that ho finds in some of the Jon places the rams have caused the cotton stalks to sour and die but that ho thinks if the seasons aro propitious from now on he w ill make one of the best crops that he has mad-o on his place with tha exception ot corn w Inch w; hile good is not anything like a fancy rrop THE BFST IV YEARS Mr John "Weems, who is also a prominent fanner in Henry countv, says that lie has one of the best crops on. his place that lie has ever knoii 11 to grow on the same soil, and the rains do not cause it to throw off too much ho -will make a most satisfactory crop. He has some cotton that will make a bale to the acre, unless the rains continue His corn crop is very fair and while he lives at home he is afraid that lie will not be able to make a sufficient supply for next j ear Captain Parker E Brown of Henry county, Tib oh as a fruit farm as well as a fine crop of cotton and corn sajs that his fruit has been miserable failure from peaches to grapes and that the recent hard rams e almost dis- couraged him in regard to Ins cotton crop bnt he hopes to mike a fair crip if tha weather does not bring on the boll worm, or cause the young fruit to fall off Captain. Brown has not suffered as much as many the farmers for the want of ram as h s firm is situated on the banks of the Taw ahga Thompson crCLi A HPALXUNG FAEMFlt TALKS "Mr R M Scott of bpalding countj sayi that he thinks that the late cottcn will make the best crop as the earlier pi mt will throw off a large quantity of boll4- und a majority of the forms that it now contains He sajs that if he c in hai, e good w eather for the next ten uai i and then an occasional rain, he w ill make a tine co ton cr p Mr John Gillu use of Spalding county, sajs that he will to icly on 1 is cotton ciop this jear, as his fruit crop has been a complete failure, but thinks that the crop will tarn outsell if he can oulj hive goon -sea- sons Ho sent a few fine1 to the Horti- cultural meeting at Port Valley, bat they were about all that he had on his place A prominent cotton man of this place said to THE CONSTITUTIONS toda> that lie believed, judging from the rej ?rts of the farmers that the ram had not 8 ncuslj hurt the cotton Though it would necessarily throw off some of its fruit a full crop could be expected if ve could good weather from now on The last two dajs haio beeii tjood cotton weather It lias been hot w father and tho sun has shown its face and tho fa.rm.e-s aro wearing a smile once more A Disastrous Collision on the and New Albany LOUISVILLE Ky, August 3 was another wreck on the Louisville "New Albany and Chicago railroad this morning Tuo men were killed and several severely injured About seven miles north of Bedford Ind the out-bound passenger train from Chicago came in collision the north bound passen- gur tram from of cars were completely telesconed The deid are Arthur Burns of "New Albany ciigineei south- bound train George Cole New Albanj fi-e- man bound train BoLh are scill under the wrec1! It is stated that another man was in their engme and is under the wreck were injured Conductor McDonald of the south bound train says ho and bis engineer agreed to track at Guthne three miles north of tha wreck bathe went to sleep and did not till the trains struck Engineer Bent saj he was half asleep when tl e crash came and when he did open bis eyes he saw the bag- gage car coming right through fie parlor car, md it struck him in the foreheard stunning iim for a moment Engineer Muir says that he was two minutes jebind time while the northern tram was about six hours behind Doctors were sent out at once with the wrecking train and the wounded were taken ,o Bedford and John brother of Postal Cleik Tilford c tiled 011 the sheriff to arrest McDonald I will all him if you don t A New Albany report says a passenger named Ashcrof was killed TRAIN WKKCKLKis AT Clireo Obstructions Placed On the Tracfe Near Montgomery MOTTGOMERY, Ala August J Tiast "Wednesday an attempt was made to reck the north bound passenger train on tho lobile and Montgomery division of the Louis- ille and by forcing open tho switch near tbe shops on the outskists of the citv. with a fash bar driven between the rail and ,1 e switch The obstruction was discoi ered >y the section boss w ho thought it acciden- .al, and did not report it Later tbe south- bound freight, which left on the time of the Eelayed passenger train, had one ear thro-vn rom the track bv a similar obstruction w ithin half a mile of the one first discovered This 3aused suspicion of a premedita ed at- erapt to wreck the train, and a watchman was posted in the vicinity Yesterday inorn- ng the watchman captnred two negro bovs in he act of driving a nsh bar between tbe rail and tho switch, at a point between the p ace rhere the two former attempts were made Che boys are but ten years of age It is be- ed that they w ere executing the plans of older scoundrels It the obstruction had not not been discovered it would hai. e been struck at 4: 50 o'clock by the fast Orleans mail, jomg at forty miles an. hour, and a fearful wreck "would have resulted The bovs deny connection with tbe two former attempts It s believed that the object was plunder, as ery obstruction was placed to throw the pas- enger train, which parsed the point during he night A Boulder on the Tract; CHATTANOOGA, Term August 3 al The limited express, -which left here north- )oond on the Cincinnati Son bern railroad ast night, met with an accident a short dis- anco beyond Oakdale junction, in which. Engineer George Moore and Fireman James "jinenanJost their lives The train was run- .ung at its usual fast speed, when the locomo- ive strnckra boulder that had fallen to the rack, and the heavy engine, mail and baggaga cars 'went down an embankment 109 leet, the other cars remaining on the .track The pas- sengers were taken back to Oakdale wital track was cleared. The money loss company IB about SPAPLRl .'SP4PERr   

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