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   Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - August 11, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia                               i. YOL. XXH. ATLANTA, GA., MONDAY MORNING, AUGUST 11, 1890. PRICE FIVE CENTS. BOODLE FOE GEORGIA. THE REPUBLIC 2J3XVA THEY CAN SET I DISTRICTS IF A LITTLE MONEY IS LET LOOSE Scheme to be Worked in the Money to be Spent in Trylns to t p Republican. CHer Colonel August republican congressional committee here is in daily correspondence with Buck ind the other leading republicans of Georgia The Georgia crowd want to contest in all of the congres- sional districts and want monej sent from here for tho he republican com mittee have instructed them to put out a can didate m each district and to poll the full rcpub ican vote They think it, howev or useless to spend monej in more than three of tho districts and indeed they have only de- cide i losiuvely upon two The two positive cues xre the ninth ind faith while the doubt- ful one is the first In the ninth 000 is to spent for the republican cand date to be be deci le 1 upon by Buek and his gang WILL TRY TO PieKFTT Buck aud Darnell i Harrison a year ago that this, district should send a republican to tl o fifty-second Pickett is an avowed candidate an 1 if Darnell were to run Buck h is reasoned to the leaders hero that no ther lie nor the could wm but the election would go to Colonel 11111 Therefo'-e it has been thought adiisablo to Tise tl o money on Parson Picl ett prov itled he will to act is an independent of the Featherstone a republican tThito if the parson agrees to this the foree of the administration which includes all the acputv marshals and a bright block of o 000 new glittering silver dollars will be thrown into the ninth and matters will be as lively as they used to bo when Emory Speer was whooping up things in the old ninth Ct n-iidering the close race, Parson Pickett ran the one-eyed plow boy of Pigeon Colonel republican committee tore put him down as a sure -victor THINK THEY C W BEAT The other fellow s sealp the republicans are willing to spend monev to tike is Col nol s They claim Atlanta to be a re publ cm town if tho full -vote was polled and counted fairly Of course this is a wild claim but itill it is claimed Then they saj Stew- art s fuends all over the lawyers tht merchants and the ould lather see a good respectable and honest re- publican in congress than Colonejl Livingston has succeeded in wrecking their arnbi tions Reasoning in this wise, the committee is ng to spend a small sum in the fifth on some strong man They would like to havo Gov ernor Bollock but if they can t pet and it is believed they can probably Colonel Ed Angier will be the selection Buck however, is not so enthusiastic about tho nf th as the ninth THEIR EYES Oti THt, UKST DISTRICT first or Sav oimah district is the other one tl e republicans have their ejes on and the Georgia leaders are claiming if enough monev ib sent down to bring out tho negro vole they can, carry it This IB, however, yet an open question with the congressional comm ttee In the other districts tights have been ordered for the pvrrpose of showing tho actual strength of tho republican party in a The rei ubhcaii committee will, however throw aw ay 110 mone> They are  trouble It looks much to me as if tho hole thing will be er by Tuesday morning I am not, of course, peaking officially but from general hearsay seldom seen a more orderly crowd of trikers There aic no nround, and no atl cniigs anj nlioie The men confer at Lieir headquarters but do so quietly COM FRF NC F OF THB OFl ICIALS Tol u T Holland a member of tho executive of knights todaj said ho had nothing to mpart and is iincommumcatn e during he afternoon General Manager John M 'ousej Assi taiitM Theodore Voorhees, lui If Fife B A Iiooinis J J Loftus, I> ijja u d Tohn S Green the latter f whom are prc 11111 cnt freight officials of the Central r ad hold a conference in he othce of Third ice President At ts cone nsion it w as announced that it had :en decided to dispatch tomorrow all freight m ns to their destinations The lol- owing notice was posted in a consjnieuols ilaco in the vicinity of tho depot Persons eeeklug employment of the New York Central and Hu Ison Hiver r a. 1 will please make lication at tin, olnce of tlie Palace Car Company It was signed b% Thootore The result was that api hcati lib were rerened by ,he score Bj one of tho othcials it was said ,hat 1 0 men had been tiAou on Ho also de that all the men engaged wore exper cnce 1 i ail road men Mr oorhoes said that 10 hal reccneu a number f plications from railroad men living aiouiid New amrnq ivliom ivcio some employed on roads 011 ers fr mi 1 aii 1 from men einj lojed the Erie jar In Some en came from as far west as Chicago Iho company had lot eng ujed them as thoj found they could cbtain all Ihoy required in the city I ate in tho afternoon tho ctrculir was issued jy Third ice Prcs dent n ebb and was the result of a long dehberati n of the conierence ield the road b officials POSITION JF1HE COMPANY The position of the company is this said Mr "Webb AV e shall select our men an 1 we do not propose that they will be desig nated by the Knight? of Laborer its commit- When men are dismissed we shall get rid of the mefhuoiit most MCIOUS and those least in accord with our interests "When pro- motions are to be made wo will not be bound by the somont> rules promulgated by the Ivmghts of L ibor Due consideration will aluajs be to the length of seivice but tho first and moat important rule will bo the (jualihcations of men for the place If our men scries ances tho proper offacew will be willing to grant hearings and see that con sideration is but we will not allow out- si Icrs to eno or interfere bo tweon emplojer and omplove For this reason alone I refused to allow Hollard to discuss any differences alleged to exist be tw ecu the company and its men, and not for the reason as stated that we object to our em ployos being members of labor organizations These are my and I am satisfied that they are concurred in and approved bye'very omciai of the com pan v I y its board of d rec tors and by the men who are most interested in its security The strike is ill and cannot succeed, and we will put it down and maintain the position wo have taken THE MASTEB WORKMAN AKEIVES Master "Workman I ee of the strikers' dis- trict assembly arrived from Albany at noon todaj and attended a meeting of the Knights of Labor this afternoon More than 3 000 were present Mr Lee was not enthusiastically received Reports were received from various local assemblies along the line of the road What they were could not be learned DESERTING THE ENGINES The Chicago and ]Sorth Shore limited due at the Grand Central depot at 4 o clock this afternoon was tied up by strikers at DeWitt, N Y and is not expected until 7 o clock to- morrow inornmg There is great trouble at DeWitt, and the militia has been called out Employes on the train that stopped at DeWitt, destroyed the coupling pins and threatened h violence to any men who might go to work The St Louis express, due here at 7 o'clock this morning, did not arme until 7 o'clock tonight A train from Buffalo and Syracuse, due at the Grand Central depot at 10 25 o'clock this morning was stopped and deserted this side of Syracuse The superintendent of the Sixty-fifth street freight yard was very busy this afternoon making up a train of forty four cars, which he expects to get under way at 8 o clock tomor- row morning Crowds of strikers stood on the embankment around the yards and tvatched the green men in making up the train, but made no hostile demonstration It is said they will not allow it to go out The green men succeeded in getting five cars loaded With flour and general merchandise on a barge to be delivered to ocean steamers ThQ following orders were issued at Sixtieth street this afternoon The employes in the yard and freight service in "West Albany, Blacferock, JDeWItfi and New York, will report tor duty at 8 o'clock a. m. tomorrow All men here are required to report to Mr tof tus. C 3H BlSSELIi. Superintendent Mohawk and Hudson. Division, THBKOAZ> Will, MOT JUJBtTBATE Secretary Hayes, oE the knights, called on Vice President Webb this evening and left a letttsi.fram Father Mr Webb declined to treat with Mr Hayes, and said there was nothing to arbitrate, and the company would not take back the discharged in on under auv circumstances District Workman Lea said that he arrived froin Albany for the purpose of taking charge of affairs, and will make his headquarters at the Grand Union hotel He was questioned 'about the rumored strike on the New Jersey roads, and he said that he had not ordered it as the men over there could go out without orders from him He would neither afhrm or deny anything relatue to the rumor Ac 10 o'clock J J Holland and Secretary Hayes announced that affairs had taken such a shape that they would not start for Detroit at present T HAX> HIS HANDS FULL During the strike at the Grand Central depot nud while business was being done at Ono Hundred and @Thirty eighth street Manager Draper, of the !New York Transfei Company, had las hands fall Tho big mail wagons and little ones were sent up to Harlem river, and also recen ed from there and hauled do? n town Isot a tram u as missed, how ei er either mail or baggage Tho baggage from the Now en load was brought down to the f >ot of Second street station ai d all baggage Euroi can steamers arming up to 1 o clock a m batnrdaj was aboard the before 10 o clock a m OnSaturlav biggngo was collected in Biookljn and delivered at Ghio Hundred and ihirty-eighfch street before 9 o clock a m POLICEMEN LIMC THE TRACKS At 11 o clock, at the Grand Union hotel it was reported that an order was gn en for the firemen to go out at midnight Several had alieadj left then engines Mr Webb denied all knowledge of such an order. At midnight 1 000 police were started from tlie various precincts to take possession of the raihoad tracks fiom Shujten to onkers USING "WEST SHOBE BACUSK, N Y August 10 meats were male at 5 o clock this evening to transfer all York Central passenger trams over the West Shore road at Oswogo Junction Three trams held up at Central station since noon were sont east tho West Shore road All other trains from the west, afttr 5 o clock p m were sent tho "SN est Shore 1HE MILITARY ORDKItKD OUT The Twenty .sixth, separate companies of Elmin and the Iwenty ninth and Thirty eighth companies of here to daj and are held in command at the armoiy Sixty Pmkerton men an ived here from Chicigo at 5 o clock this afternoon and weie sworn in as deputy tonight and artillery has been gotten out and everything is in readiness for battle and it is said on cood authority thatfan effort will Le male to open the ma at East bvracnse m the morning early and that tho militia, will bt oil hand to open fire should there be any interference on the pait of tho stukors 1B.OM ABTHUR A prominent knight connected with district assembly 240 said tonight that word had been received that engineers from New York to Buffalo had agreed to support the men who are out and have telegraphed Ch of Arthur ask ing for pernnswon to strike He added If Chief Arthur docs not give his consent tho ontriieers out anyway' This knight albo said thatfiremen from "lorfc to itt had been ordered to be in readiness to go out at any moment Ho said he thought provision w ould -be made for manning trains containing maO cars only in this event A committee from district assembl> 240 will tomorrow wait upon the attorney general and solicit his opinion as to whethei the Central road has tho right to bring armed detects es into a peaceable city for p itrol duty An informal conference of striking railroad men was hold tonight In structions were given to the men to Keep off tho streets and esi ecially to koop away from the railroad coinu.in> s property so as not to the a chance to pick a fight with them B A confoionco was held today by members of isioii of the Brotherhoo I of Locomotive Engineers and of fiiomon of division 23 of tins city and 210 of Schenectady and 215 of East Albanv They refused to say aiij thing as to theg matters discussed but it was Icained that the question of supporting the men who are out was spribiisly entertained Master orkman Dolin of this city after the meeting said he had been des gnated as tho leader of tho strike in tins section during tho absence of Master We rkman Lee With Commissioner an Lee mtonds to call upon tl e Central s officials tomorrow morning and submit tlie offer for arbitrating the ques tions in dispute Dolin said the Delaware and Hudson road had been accepting ISew York Contra! tickets and transporting their freight and officials of that road had been iiotihed that unless thej ceased lending afaMst auce to tho Central road their road would be tied up tomoirow Three hundred detectives are picketed in and about the railroad station and form a double scattered line w ost of the station and in the vicinity of the west Albany yards guarding railroad property and protecting non union switchmen, who aie working and 200 more are expected tonight Tuo strikers are bitter in their denunciation of tho railroad company for bringing on these thugs as they terra, them but they do not molest the road s prop erty or its guardians THE FIBEMEN ORDERED OFF J J Holland and Secretary Hayes of the executive board Knights of Labor, lefttomght for Detroit Before departure thev ordered all firemen on all anderbilt roads here to quit work At this hour the engines are de serted at the Giand Central depot X STRIKF AJ LOCKPORT LOCKPOR.T, N Y August 10 of Labor in the employ of the Central railroad at this point evidently received orders today at noon to strike and about thirty five men including the assistant baggaele master, en- gineers, brakemen switchmen, yardmen and watchmen went out Two freight trains were delayed about two hours this afternoon for want of switchmen at certain points but were let out by Station Agent Welch He thinks he can command help enough to avoid any de- lay to through trains bat there is likely to he some interruption of local freight business THE MAN WITH A HAT POUGHKBEPSIE, N Y August 10 men we're sent here from Peekskill today to take the places of strikers who left the coal shutes at the depot jesterday The Peekskill men had been at work but ashort time when they suddenly knocked off One said a man wearing a straw hat came among them and told them if they continued to work they would be shot The man with the straw liat was fully described and his arrest is expected The strikers have "been very quiet all day and trains have passed nearly on time Freight trains have been passing north and south on the West Shore road all day TURNED OTEB THE KEYS HUDSON" DEPOT, N Y August 10 the UNLUCKY NUMBER. TH.IRTJSElff AND ADR I XT. THE MESSAGE FOUND IN A BOTTLE EnSliaH Ship Jtudmont at tue Merer of the Waves Without liudder or Com ot the Letter PORTLAND, Ore August 10 boj rowing in the harbor this morning picked un a care fully sealed bottle which upon b" ufr opened was found to contain the following letter wntten on cartridge papsrmadist net English hand TNGLISII BAKIC Sun TDMONT June 23 e are binking verv Our latitude untl long itude unknown >o compass no rimder no hope If this readies a human, hand p ease notify Bailcj i, Co Hull England that we arc thirteen men oard and all in a starving condition My mother, ob my mother She Ines on Iledgeson street Levitt Terrace Hull E.n0i nd Crood bye if arenot rescued JOHN AFTER THE KAILKOAO. Barillas Sent His Soldiers to Take a Train to Enable Him to Flee the Country CITT OB GUATEMALA August 10 Late Fuday night the superintendent of the G-uate mila Centn.1 railroid reconed orders to keop a special tiaiu constantly under steam in order to proceed to the port of San Jose subject to the disposal of President Barillas I is be that the president is going to flee from the country The train as ready when the government sent a squad or company of soldiers, ostensibly to watch er i but tho purpose of the soldiers' presence was not ex plained to the superintendent of tl e railroid -who became alirmed at the eminent s 10 tion in sending troops to the company s prein ises which is American property He went at once though late at night to the American legation but Minister v as away He then usol tho railroad tele graph to the port of San Jose and coinmum cated with the commander of tho United States man-of war Thetis anchored off the port requesting him to send protection for the railroad proper and its employes An answer came immediately from tho com mander of the Thetis that he v ould send one of his ofhcers up to Guatemala to loconnoitro an 1 w atch 01 er ents but that he coul 1 not send up an armed force from. Ins unless specially requested to do so by the American minister The officer arrived tl is moini g and is at the railroa 1 station All the foreigners Irwe appealed to their legations for protection in now of the impending crisis The latest rumor is that Barillas hai ap pealed to the diplomatic corps not now to ar titrate in the SaU ador matter, but to protect and sustain Ins ernmei t News has -just reached here of the reported al of a British man of n ar at San Jose This citj has the aspect of a churchjard at midnight All is siletit as the e ai d the i eoplo hai e to keep within their hou es knowing what moment the cannon s roai may break the silence Provisions are scarce aiid and tho mumcipaf market is deserte i by nearly a'l the w omen who are ac customed to sell their _____ UDSON EPOT, ugus e employes of the Slew York Central here ha-v e struck The signal men in tne tower sot signal "at gave notice to the station agent and turned over the keys Their places have not been filled This order affects ail engineers, firemen, baggagemen, signalmen, brakemen, flagmen, trackmen and freight handlers connected With the Knights of Labor THE BBOTHEBHOOB STAKDS OFF SOCIALISTS LIN E The Great Demonstration in Brussels Yes terday BRUSSELS Angcsfc 10 per- sons took cJu-x-iiScravion today There WeTfe many women in line The troops were confined to their barracl s all day Police patrolled the streets but eiorj tlung was 01 dei 1} The route was thronged with sympathetic onlookers A torn fie storm which came up at 1 o'clock caused the pro- ressioii to disperse run ceased the paraders re-formed their ranks and marched to St Giles park wliere they were addressed by leaders of the ement Another showor finally dispersed the crowd Delegates from the labor and progressist par ties met in the evening and sent the following dispatch to King Leoi old You ha-ve asked whit i-> the countrj s watch It ia universal suffrage Violent revolutionary speeches were made by several delegates It -vt as ed to sum mon a congress to sit from September 10th tc the Ijth to consider the subject of a genera strike_______________ SALUTING THE EMPfcROB TERUE Ind August 10 Grand ERUE UTK, n gs Master Sorgeant, of the Brotherhood of Loco- motive received a telegram from the New York Central strikers today, asking mm to come east He declines to take any; official action in regard to the strike, saying the brotherhood, was not consulted in its inception and was not called upon to use its usual inpang of. settling the .grievances with, the railway Inhabitants of Heliffoland GIvo Tlieir liuler a Warm Reception BERLIN August 10 German imperial yacht, Hohenzolern and accompanving squad ron anchored off Heligoland at 10 o clock this morning Emperor and Prince Henry landed at noon and were met by Herr von Boetticher The inhabitants gave the emperor and his brother a hearty reception The imperial party proceeded at once to O> er- land, where an open air service was held The emperor delivered a short address and the Ger man flag as then hoisted a land bittery a' the same time firing a salute Two thousanc marines weie reviewed by the emperor afterwards received an address presented hy the inhabitants of the island After takinj a luncheon at the casino the emperor depaitei at 3 30 o clock amid cheers A COLORED TEACHER IX TROITBLH It IB Cbarfeed byJHIs Own Race That Teaches Too Mucli Polit'ce BIRMINGHAM Ala Augu 110 There is trouble between the democrats and tho negro republicans of this city The negro democratic club ma lo charges against J N" Clayton, a colored teacher in th public school and demand his removal The charge that he teaches more republican poll tics in his school than anything else and mis- treats and humiliates the children of colored democrats. They also charge that he instruct his pupils to insult white children that he visits saloons and does manj other things un becoming a teacher The charges have been filed'nith the boarc of education and an investigation demanded Clayton is from Ohio and has been teaching in the public schools here four jears He is also editor of vhe Bulletin, a weeklj paper pub- lished in the interest of his race He deme all the charges and his republican friends are rallying to his support Several tights occurred on account of the matter, and intens feeling has been aroused among the negi politicians of the citj The negro democrati club is a strong organization, and it claim it can prove every charge made agains Clayton The board of education will investi gate the matter__________ SXHLECTING UKZLEGATES. County Convention Sn The Moetint? Harmonious. SPABTAMJUKG S C The county entaon met here today to elec delegates to the August convention The 20 delegates composing the convention w promptly in their seats, and the vacant chairs in the opera house were occupied hy a large audience of interested spectators Chairman Carson called the meeting te order at 11 30 o'clock E S Allen was mad permanent chirman of the county organiza- tion and J S Wilson secretary The firs "business transacted by the convention was the election of ten delegates to the August state convention The following were elected G B Dean. STB Lancaster. B C Allen, E T Lawson. J D J Y Jolly, K Smith, T B Caldwell and B C Surratt A preamble and resolutions were passed en dorsingthe farmers' movement Tor the com. ing election the convention favored nonnni tion lay conventaon.but in the f wonld a ney and Lowe said he did no6 e it Sw ift suggested tl at ho get it from business firm near bj where lus credit was (o 1 and the tw o men started or the place but the firm di 1 not have the loney Lowe tl n we it 1 mo and 10turned, levr moments aftei with a and when. 'r Swift came from tho store opened fire on. mi Tlie shot misled and the doctor allted toward Loue raising his hand and re- uesting him to put up his pistol But Lowe also anced rested the barrel f his pistol on 1 is left wrist taking a delib- rato aim and "hot the doctor in the forehead, .lling him almost instant As Swift lay ou tlie ground in his death. truggles Lo-n e stei i ed up and wav ed tho moking pistol cr him and exclaimed; jou I omy shot you to hear rains rattle Lowe e himse f up and one of the Dar- lells and Dick An otinterestcl themselves m. us case Iht following morning before day, isquire Bradford as arouse 1 and Lowe ap- aared before him aud oCUrel a plea of ;uiltv to manslaughter which Bradford iptbd w ithout ex 11 lining ai j vi itneases1, ixiiig the bond at 000 which Darnell aud Amot signed A few hours later the coroner s jury found a verdict declaring the crime to have- beeamur- ler in tl e first decree and without any miti- gating circumstauecs bat I o i e had gone and. us Txnd 11 ns found to bo worthless owing glani g inf rmahtes The citizens and oijjit of them are here in search of the ugitive Tl ej tracke 1 him to 1 aducah and hence here by Gus Fowler vesterday They iai e stationed themseluea here at every depot and steal boat land ng and are watching the rriea Ihe loeil police are rendering them, cry ass s ai CP but up to this evening no trace of tho man has been found here OR EN1ION? rite Question of Nominating: Candidates in Soutli Carolina COLOMBIA S C August On odi esdaj next tl o conveuti u called to dec de whether state olboers will be nominated ay primary or com ei tion v ill inec in this citj A bitter cam ass been made OIL ft ;hia issue, tlie straightouts, 1 av e contested avery inch of ground, but the result is that thirty out of tlnrtj four counties will send Tillman delegates pie Igod against the primary. It is the cleanest sweep ei er mode where there has beeTi au> opposition The action of ihe body howei er is watcl ed with the deepest nterest It is probable that tho Tillman fac- iion having ev erj thing in their hands will nominate their ticket an I save themselves the expense of hold ng another contention Zf this is done those o] i osed to Tillman will consider tbut his f ictu 11 is clearly out of the democratic party ind mil act accordingly In tho face of tlie apparent overwhelming ma- jority of the Tillxnui side work is being vigor- ously pushed by lui opponents and very in- teresting and important dev elopments ara xpected 111 the iieit few davs Ihe conven- tion will probably be a very stormy one mav result in trouble Tillaian has promised to appear before the bodj and ask that they grant the priuio-rj as the straightouts urge Kabun s Consolidated T ote CLAYTON Ga 10 correspondoi t has at last learned the result of the consolidation on last Satuftlay the vote polled in the pnjnan m this county for gov- ernor statehouse officers and congressman, which is as follows INortheii 2J3 231, Wright 231 Hardejnan 231 Lester, 217, Anderson, 0 Isesb tt 10T Henderson, 33; Wmn 17T Tate 80 Onlj five miht a districts in the county par- ticipated in the election B or representativ o of Rabun "William. Scruggs is an open and avowed candidate, and. it is said that J A Duncan J M Marsmgill, Marcus andiv er AI W bw afford and Lewis Jones will be in tl c race_____ A Gambling Balded. BIRMINGHAM Al i August 10 At Bang r Blount coai tv last Sheriff A H Morns and a posse raided a negro gamb- ling den The gamblers resisted arrest and a bloody nght 11< ueJ Jiin 11 omason one if the negro gamblers was killed at the first fire Several otl er negroes were wounded, but none of them seriously Ono member oi the sheriff s po-.se reeeiv ed a slight llesh. nound Most of the were captured. and lodged m jail _____ Tlie Burning of Rutherford College CHARLOTTE N C August J Rutherford college ono of the largest non- denominational colleges in tho state situated in Burke county, was totally destroyed bv firo yesterday The was complete about 000 The college will not suspeno, but continue right ahead Drank and. on tlie Track BIB.MINGHA.H Ala August J John Caperton engineer at the Bessemer ice factorj was run over and killed by the fast express train on tho Alabama Great Southern at 3 o clock this morning Caperton was in- toxicated last night and was put out of asaloon. at midnight He was not seen again until this morning when his mangled remains were found on ihe railroad track His body was co.fi into several pieces Death of an Old. Lady CABTEBSVILLE Ga August Probably the oldest person in Barton county died here laM; Charlotte Sylar. She was born m Daudridge Tenn Septemoer 1G 1797 She came to old Cassville m whore her neighbors were the Indians She has lived in thin county ever since Hers waa a long and useful life_______ A Cloudburst "Near AdairavHle ADAIKSVILLE Ga August A cloudburst at Hall s null, five miles south, of hero caused some damage to growing crops The water came down in sheets, caus- ing the small streams to be raging we hear of one field of corn that is com- pletely covered w ith mud further down tha valley _______ Sunday Baseball. At Columbus, O G base hits, rors. 3 Rochester, 3. base hits, c errors 9 Bat- and O Connor, Titcomb- and. file Quire At Toledo-Toledo 7, base Juts, 7, e Hart Pitz and Bower I-At 8, base hits, 14. er. K Syracuse, 5, baee lilts 11, errors, 1 Eatj SPAPFRI   

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