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Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - September 6, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia ITU .A. -JL 'Ly VOL. XXII ATLANTA, GA., SATURDAY .MORNING, SEPTEMBER PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS. KENNEDY SURRENDERS (MITTS X-SOM BIS SPEECH XBS REFEREXCES TO QUAY. COWARDLY BACK-DOWN MADE. e Reasons Which Forced the Asinine Ohioan to Take the Kacfe Trocfc s Guilt Established. September Kennedy's kick at the senate and his furious fcrraignment of Boss Quay remain an excit- tog topic of discussion around the capitol. Dunns today Kennedy has boon in consultation with the Pennsylvania republican jlelcgatioii. The Ohioan surrendered early, and agreed to strike out of his speech all un- complimentary remarks about both the senate anil Senator Quay. Then the speech was up and run over carefully by them all, the meaty parts stricken out, aiul late tlya evening it was gotten in Shape to be printed in tomorrow or Sunday mornings Record. As it will appear, there is nothing in the speech that the senate could take notice of, and nothing that the Pennsyl- vania boss will feel called upon to roply to. KEJTMCDY WILL SAY. Mr Kennedy will simply say that the news- papers misquoted him, although the Asso- ciated Press report if a verbatim copy of his Quay will, as usual, take no no- tice of tho charge or denunciations. He is used to them, and being guilty dare not deny, (or the moment he does there are men who inoTi all about his crookedness and defalca- tions, ready to spring proof. Kennedy's surrender was due to two causes. One, because persuaded that to print tho speech in Tho Record would bring tho repub- lican party to ruin. The other was, however, tho pnn o c.xu3O. It was tho fear of being ex- pelled from the house. Mr IJoatnor, of Louisiana, went to the house this morning with a resolution already pre- pared, providing for the expulsion of Kennedy on the grounds that ho had gross! v violated the rules of the house, by making a malicious attack upon the sennte, and individual members thereof. 3Jr. Boat- cer show cd tho resolution around generally before tho house mot, bat did not introduce it. He was porbuaded by his colleagues that it was a republican, row, and that the republicans had best'be let alone to set'.le it among themselves The republicans knew of this resolution, and threatened Kennedy that if Mr. Boatiier did not introduce it, some republican would, BS soon as the speech was printed in The Record. This canted tho Ohioon to succumb, and the speech that will appear in The Kecord will be mild. THE ON' RECORD. The words of the speech, as made, were, cr. printed in almost every paper m America, and Senator Quay's failure to deny the charges when they come from a republican source, will lead to his conviction in the minds of the people of this country, irrespective of party Quay is a conviction of the party he is the recognized leader, and means a fatal wouiid to the g. o. p. There are republicans who say. whether Kennedy's speech appears in The Record or not, the life of tho- republican party depends upon heroic action, either the expulsion of Kennedy from the house or the expulsion of Quay from the chairmanship of the national committee. THE EXFTJXSION OF BRECKINRIDGE. Of all the outrages perpetrated by the repub- lican majority of the house of representatives upon the democratic party, and individual members thereof, the vilest was th.it of today, when "Mr. Breckmridge, of Arkansas, was turned out. It was a theft pure and simple Every republican member of the house knows that Mr. Breckinridge received the majority of votes cast for congressman in the second district of Arkansas. Everyone knows that he was fairly and honestly elected, but in the assassination of John M. Clayton, who was Mr. Breckmridge's republican opponent, im- mediately after the election, Reed's gag pirates .saw an opportunity to make political capital in the north by resorting to falsehood and theft. They would hesitate at nothing for political gain. They raised the cry that It as the custom in the south generally, and Arkansas particularly, to coun t out republican candidates foz congress, and when they objected, to assas- sinate them. This is the cry upon which Mr Breckinridge was unseated today It was done by a strictly party voto of 105 to 62. But Mr. Brecknmdge will be re-elected in time to re- sume the Eeat stolen from him at the meeting of the nest session. j MR. 13 HECK IN RIDGE'S SPEECH, Mr Breckinridge made a masterly argument in his on 11 behalf this morning, which he con- cluded by saying ho know he would be turned out by the rankly partisan majority, but he take an appeal to bis people on the grounds of common honesty, and in November they would reverse both the conclusion of the republican majority and their methods. Mr. Breckinridge will go to Arkansas at once to enter tho campaign, and in November he will be elected to fill out the present term, Bad to serve through the fifty-second congress. E. W. B. A NEW POUTICAL PARTY. TTne National Reform and the Plat- form It Adopted. ST Lons, September new political party born after midnight last night in Central Turner ball. The national reform such it has been christened -is the outcome of a con- vention assembled during; the past thirty-six hours. Alter much vehement discussion a plat- lorm, as a whole, was adopted ata very late hour. This pUtiorm embraces about twenty-four of national banks, prohibition, government control of railroads, uniform, mar- riage and divorce laws, protest against- alien ownership of lands, tariff reform, regulation of corporations, restriction of pauper immigration. These -were among the sentiments voiced and agreed to The national executive committee was appointed, consisting of of YV. W. Jones, of Chi- Mrs. F. E. Wlllard, president of the Wo- mau'fa Christian Temperance Union; Mrs. S. E. V. Emery, Lansing, Midi.; Edward Evans, Tona- wancla, Y.; Hiram Wain, of Marion, Ind. The convention then adjourned sine die. Nevada Republican Nominations. VIRGINIA, Nov., September repub- lican state convention made the following nominations; Governor. B-. K. Cplcord; su- preme judge, B. liigelow; district judge, B. liising; congressman, H. F. Bartine; lien- tenant governor, J. Ponjade; attorney general, J. IX Torreyson; secretary of state, O. H. Gray; clerk of supreme court, Joseph Josephs; comptroller, K. B. Horton; treasurer, John F. Eagan. Congressman Stewart Kenominated. GALVESTON, Tex., Charles Stewart was renoininated for congress at Beaumont today without opposition. This snakes his fifth term. His son announced be- fore the convention that his father would never again, be a candidate for political honors. The Bant Clearances of Galveston. G-ALVESTON, Tex., September The bank clearances for Galreston for the ending September 4tb, were last clearances -were AH EXCITING BOUILANGIST MEETING After Wnfoh an Anarchist Insults n F ranch Editor. FAEIB, September noisy Boulanglst meeting- was hold here last night. The meet- ing protested against the revelation concerning General Boulanger and passed a resolution affirming their adhesion to the, programme of tho party for a revision of the constitution. M. Gas tile, one of the speakers, made a violent attack npon M. Mermeix, editor of The Cccarde, Boulangist organ, and author of the revelations, who, upon arising to reply, was greeted with hisses and groans, and was compelled to abandon the attempt. He there- upon left the meeting. M. Souday, an an- archist, "who Tras waiting in a neighboring boulevard, followed Mermeix, heaping abuse upon him, and ending his tirade by spit- ting in M. Mermelx's lace. Several duels are expected to occur as a result of the meeting. I DUELISTS FRUSTRATED. GHFNT, September and Thie- baud loft here this morning with the Intention of fighting a duel near Salsate, a town about twelve miles from this city. The authorities had got wind of the affair, however, and a party of gendarmes appeared on the scene and threatened the two antagonists with arrest if they persisted in carrying out their purpose. Under these circumstances the duelists were compelled to return to Ghent. The challenge was sent by Iteohefort. His opponent had been instructed by General Boulanger to an- swer the charges recently brought against Boulanger by a Parisian newspaper. CHEERING THE SOLDIERS. Keturu of Salvador's Army from the Front. IJA Liir.KRTAn, Salvador, via Galveston, September the clangs of church bolls, salvos of artillery and Btrains of band men of tho Salvadorean army made their triumphal entry into the capital this morning, under the command of the gen- oral-in-chief, Antonio Kzeta and Generals Bolonos, gDelgado, Lopez, Mondoro, Gutior- Salazar.and others. They had come from the frontier via Sansonate and Panta Tecln. The whole city was profusely decor- ated, and tho streets were packed with en- thusiastic multitudes, ageneral holiday having been proclaimed. The president, General Ezela, and his wife, accompanied by Generals Zapedii and Ilmz Pastor and a number of ladies and gentlemen, the evolu- tions of troops from the balconies of the municipal palace. Crowds below cheered the presidential party with the greatest enthusi- asm. Officers and soldiers of the army will bo remunerated and thanked forth eir services The BIcKInley Bill an Insane Measure. LosbON, September J. Mun- della, member of parliament, formerly presi- dent of the board of trade, speaking at Shef- field tonight, declared that the McKinley bill was an insane measure, and one that would be most injurious to American consumers and likely to prove destructive to its promoters. But he advised Englishmen to remain quiet m regard to tho measure. It would be absurd to retaliate by taxing food imports, especially when there was a prospect of a famine in Ire- land. If the people only waited free trade would ultimately triumph, even in America. Twelve Thousand Houses Destroyed. SALONICA, September 5 fires which broke out almost simultaneously in four differ- ent parts of the town yesterday, and which destroyed houses and most of the public have hero extinguished. Explosion of Dynamite. LAR.OCHEI.I.E, France, September aatrous explosion occurred today at a dyna- mite magazine. Ten persons were instantly killed, and many othera injured. ATTACKING THE COMMISSION. n Shot from A Railroad Official Sends tlie Kear. MONTGOMERY, Ala September terms of two of tho railroad com- missioners of Alabama, Colonel Tunstall and General Lawler, expire in a few months, and for several weeks the leading newspapers in North Alabama have been pouring hot shot into the board, charging the members with want of capacity and general dereliction of duty, riding in special cars all over the state, drinking champagne and telegraphing ahead to railroad officials to prepare for them, and not let them be annoyed by poor white folks, negroes and business men. "While under this hot fire yesterday the com- missioners gave out as a part of its official pro- ceedings, and which sent out from here by your special correspondent, that they had ordered a new depot to be built at Garland, a station on the Mobile divisionol the Louisville and Xasbvillo road. Today Superintendent .T. I. McKinney, of that division, threw a regular bombshell into the commission. It came like a thunder clap from a cloudless sky. It was an attack from the rear as it were; and the north Alabama newspapers, which are clamoring for recognition in the commissioners, a chance to renew their attack with increasing ardor. Superintendent McKinney, replying to the statement that the board had ordered a depot at Garland, says: "Please allow me to correct you, and to say that tho depot at Garland is almost completed, and was ordered rebuilt by the Louisville and Nashville railroad authorities some months ago. Yours truly, J. I. McKinney, superin- tendent." This adds a new and unexpected feature to the fight against the railroad commissioners, and it will be the text for sharp and stinging editorials during the months which will elapse before Governor-elect Jones will be called upon to name the successors to Commissioners Tunstall and Lawler. SAVED FBOM RUIN. The Harrow Escape of Two Young Girls from a Snare. GALVESTON. Tex., September has been the custom, every summer for the manager of variety theaters in Texas to go north to secure new companies for each recurring season. The variety shows in Texas are not of the highest standard of Vaudeville attractions, and tho complaint is frequently heard of innocent and Virtuous young girls being deluded by misrepresentation. On the Mallory ship, Rio Grande, that arrived here today, there was a company of girls for the Houston variety. Among them were two young girls, Susie Burk, of Staten Island, N. V., and Fannie Rockwood, of Paterson, N. J., who claim to been entrapped in. a snare by misrepresenration as to the character of ser- vice they were being brought to Texas to per- form. Their eyes were opened a passenger on the steamer, From the moment the two girls were informed of "the true char- acter of their companion they held aloft. The officers of the ship -were consulted, and they decided that when the vessel arrived here, if the girls did not to continue on they need not do so, but they could remain on board j and the captain would take them back to Kew York. On arriving, tho police authorities were appealed to to prevent coercion. The result is that Susie Burk and Fannie Rockwood will re- turn to their homes saved from a life of in- iquity. Tne News From Hawaii. SAX FKANCJSCO, September steam- ship Australia arrived from Honolulu this morning, bringing advices to August 29th. Since the last advices the legislature has been nrincipally occupied with the consideration of tho Omahu railway bill. Tho house passed an amendment giving the company a subsidy of 5700 pot mile. King Kalakaoa visited the lake settlement August 27th and addressed the people. An order has been issued by_ the minister of for- eign affairs honorably disbanding the "first bat- talion of Hawaiian, known, as the Honolulu Kiflcs. PILED UP IN A DITCH, THE WOBE OF DEMON'S OJF MTZT JtBlT TOJSK A PASSENGER TRAIN IS WRECKED. Four Sleeping: Conclieg Roll Down an Em- XJves Are l.ost, Passengers Badly Shaken Up ALBANY, K. Y., September fiendish work of recklesi devils in human habiliments found vent about midnight last night in a successful attempt at train-wrecking on the New Yorfc Central and Hudson River road, about four miles south of Greenbusb. Luckily only half of the attempted wrecking was suc- cessful, and no loss of life or serious injuries resulted. Tho second section of the Montreal sleeper, out of Now York, duo at consisting of an engine and eight sleeping cars tilled with men, women and children was de- railed, but barring a shaking np of tho passengers and the bruising of half a dozen or so, nothing more serious than the wrecking of the train resulted. News of the wreck was brought here by Conductor McAuliffe and Mr, Max Leclere, coi respondent the Paris Journal, who walked all tho way. A relief train was at once dispatched to the scene, carrying Super- intendent Bizzell, Chief of Police "Willard, throe physicians and a representative of the Associated Press. Upon arriving at the scene of the wreck, the first was of giving proper attention to tho injured passengers. The escape of a large number from death was miraculous. The train, which was twenty- five minuLes late when, it was wrecked, was running at the rate of thirty miles per hour. When the engine struck the obstruction on the track it was lifted upwards "and the whole train thrown from the track. The forward part of the engine was suspended in the air, and it looked ad though it might fall in the ditch at any moment. The engineer and fire- man both stuck to their posts. The first sleep- ing ear contained twenty-two passengers. It slid down an embankment and came to a standstill on its side. None of the passengers in this car wore injured, except by being bruised. The second coach fared worse than any of the others, turning a complete summer- sault and landing in the ditch, bottom side up. In this car there was only one passenger, Mrs. Jenkins, of Brooklyn, the conductor and por- ter. Mrs. Jenkins was at first thought to be seriously injured, but it was afterwards found that she was more frightened than hurt. The third car was thrown directly across the ditch at right angles with the track, and was at first taken for a bridge spanning the abyss. There were about eight passengers in this coach, making in all about thirty-one passen- gers who were so fortunately saved from in- stant death. The other five sleepers did not o die roadbed, but wore lying obliquely across the north-bound track. The fourth car suspended in the air over the ditch, held in position by its coupling and the resistance offered by the other three cars. Mrs. Jenkins is the only one of the passen- gers needing medical attention. She received a severe blow on the head. A number of pas- sengers were slightly cut by broken, glass. DESCRIPTION" OFJTHj; Trnpermteuo'erilfBizzell found a rod jammed into a cattle guard, and it was wedged with timbers, and securely held by flsh plates, the whole arrangment being placed in a slanting position so as to lift the train clear off the track. The results showed that the judgment of the fiends who placed the obstruction on the track was unerring, and their purpose was suc- cessfully accomplished. A sinulur obstruction was placed on the south-bound track, a httlo way above where the other obstruction was found. The relief train, uhioh loft here at o'clock, reached here at 4-10 o'clock a m. All the passengers were brought back, sixty-three in number. The male passengers say the women behaved nobly under the circumstances. One track was clear by 7 o'clock. THE WORK QUICKLY DONE The wreckers did their work within the space of an hour. The first section of tho Montreal train passed safely about an hour before the accident. The wreckers apparently thought tho next tram -would be a heavy fieight train, which at that time night pass this spot both ways, and both tracks wore fixed for them. A reward of lias bsen offered for the perpetrators. PINKKBTON ON THK CASE. Robert A. Pinkertoii visited the scene of the catastrophe on the Central today, and has sev- eral of his detectives working on the c.ise. No freight of any account is moving hetweon hero and Ilud-on. Superintendent Bizzell has all he can do to got passenger trains past the place where the derailment occurred, letting alone trying to move Iroght trains. All south-bound freight trains were being held at East Albany, and it looks as though another freight blockade will result in the yards in this vicinity. Passenger trains, however, on. the Hudson river division are running all right, some of them being a little late. The general executive board of the Knights Labor returned to New Yorfc on a night boat tonight, without stating whether or not they had decided to offer a reward of for the detection and conviction of the train- wreckers, as they intimated they would do tliis afternoon, Han Into a IFreicht Train. "WHITEHALL, N. Y., September ger train No. 27, on the Delaware and Hudson railroad, due here at o'clock a. m., ran into a freight tram at Havends, near "West- port at 5.30 o'clock this morning. Engineer Thomas Murray and Fireman James Starr and A. J. Kiffiu were killed. No passengers were injured. Kiffin was in the engine cab. The express train was about twenty-five minutes late. The engineer, it is said, had instructions to go ahead. Tie was known as a very careful man. According to tat emeu ta the freight train should have been held. Just as the ex- press went around a curve, it plunged into the freight train, and was completely demolished. Tho men in the cab did not have time to jump, and were buried in the wreck. A Wreck on tlie Union Pacific. DENVER, Col., September Utah, special Bays a fast mail on the Union Pacific, which left Ogden this forenoon at is reported to be a complete wreck at a point forty miles east of here. A wrecking train, with three doctors and an unusual number of spectators, has just left the union depot tor the scene of the wreck. It is thought to be a very serious affair, but railroad officials are mum. The Train Was Wrecked. CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., September last night at Harrinaan, on the Cincinnati Southern road, a freight train ran into an empty passenger which was on a sidetrack. Three sleepers, several coaches, three freight cars and an engine were demol- ished. No one hart.__________ CA17SES OS1 The Board of Arbitration Susy on the Kew Yorlt Central Stride. ALBANY, IT. Y-, September investi- gation into the Central-Hudson strike by the state board of arbitration began bete today. Chairman Purcell was the only member pres- ent the session, began, the other two havinglieen detained by'the wrecked trains. Fifteen ortwenty ol the Central's discharged men presented themselves and uniformly as- sectetf. their belief that their discharge was solely because, of their membership in the Labor. None of them would admit that they had given any cause dismissal other tfian that. Three or lour of them hifci served on grievance committees, but the others had j-fot been prominent in their order. term of service with the pany ranged from, three to twenty years. Sev- eral of them said they bad been informed, discharged, that they had been dis- charged' for working against the interests of the company; bat particulars were not given, Superintendent Bizzell and three or four mihop officials testified in regard to the dis- chaiges, that they had all been ordered by Tico President Webb. They did not give the diBClmrgea .men so good a character as work- men as -they claimed for themselves. Some were -dismissed for lack of work. One was dismissed for insubordination, and three be- cause they neglected their work to serve on grievance committees. Other dismissals were for tncoropetency and neglect of turned an indictment for manslaughter against: Joseph F. "Welch, in causing the death of Mary E. one of the victims of the Old Colony railroad disaster at Qulncy on August 12th last. Welch was foreman of the section gang who were uaing the track-jack which caused the accident. A capias was issued, and "Welch will probably be brought into court on Mondag to plead to the indictment. BREVITIES, Cholera is decreasing in the province of Spain, but slightly increasing In the city ot Valencia.. Cyclonic disturbances are reported southwest ot Havana. Amount of silver purchased by tbe treasury yesterday ounces. offers of 4% per cent bonds yester- The of the first Alabama congres- sional district yesterday reuoniinatea R. H. Clarke opposition. The president, Sirs. Harrison, and Private Secre- tary Halford leit "Washington yesterday lor Crea- son, Penn. The rise of the Elbe river hao flooded the royal castleatBillemtzandthecourt been trans- ferred to Strehlen, The Ashley boarding house, at Aiken, B. C., -n-aa burned early yesterday morning. I-oas insurance "Washington park. Chicago, will not be tendered to the world's fair directors. Such is tlie unani- mous decision of the South parfc Tho steamship service at Melbourne, Australia, is being gradually resumed. The number of ap- plicants for work on the wharves Is increasing- Strikers who are caught molesting non-union men are Jwayily floed aad imp EWSPAPERl EWSPAPERl
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