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   Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - September 19, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia                               LAT VOL. XXII ATLANTA, GA., FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 19, PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS. BREAKING THE DOORS. THE JZOVSJS THE GRIT OF BUCK KILGORE. Concressroan Crisp Leads in tho Battle, and Tones Down SpeaJker Inter- eatluff News From TOBIXBORH'S SCHEMES. September 18. This bos boon a day of excitement and sensa- tions m the house. greatest parliamentary battle of tho .session was fought between the two parties. democrats came out victorious this after- noon, but the chances are that it is only a temporary victory. Tbe republicans not only liave the majority, but they have the ipa- chinery and the rascality on their aide, THE FIGHT OPENS. The fight opened this morning -when Heed counted a quorum. It was evident that a quorum ns not m tho house, but that he had .simply counted them in bis own mind. There only fifteen democrats on tho floor. "Under this count, Rood had tho journal read, but tho vote, on approving it, disclosed the fact that there was no quorum present, and a call of the houso was ordered. This brought the desired quorum, and Reed ordered the clerk to call tho roll again on approving the journal. This was a clear violation of his own gag rules, and in an instant Judge Crisp was 011 his foot, and said that, under the rules, the only motions in. order were to adjourn or dispense with, the  Iurniy............. snuldlng.......... Kabun............... Towns........... Jnion iValker .vaite.............. Total........... Cartersville D.ilton tfnrietta....... Komo......... 85531 1337 5421: 5705 5012 ST19 1151.2 1B032 11.J22 6818 eise 8441 11897 14026 D597 40G4 7744 31C6 3030 3370 1WJO 8718 15298 6971 CD20 G2G1 82ISS 10887 6790 11952 3261 C431 203T 2227 3877 K1S 1902 085 1109 1028 1533 1D03 1474 3952 589 3204 C'.Sl .158-1 2844 27M 5348 292 172 1010 1389 29T4 963 1313 2161 797 1129 514 11-13 3073 Increase 15.38 per cent. Increase of ciMes 55.42; Dalton, 20.43; Marietta. 51.59; Rome, 79 20. 'Decrease._______________________ S1SCOND DISTRICT. B'irke Clarke...... Columbia. Elbert. Glascock   Patrolmen and physicians were hurriedly called out. "When they arrived tho man was dead. He bad shot himself-through the tenv pie. "While the officers were examining the clothing- and. effects of the suicide, a messenger rushed into the station bouse and cried out that a woman bad .shot herself at 140 Canal' street. The keeper of the Germania cafe there had found Emilie Rossi, an actress, who boarded in the bouse, dead, shot through the heart. One window of her room overlooked the south end of the uptown platform, the one which the gateman had seen opened previ- ously, and irom which the sound of the second shot was heard. Behind lace curtains, a woman had sat waiting for the trysting death signal. It had come, and at the signal the man fell dead under the win- dow, and she shot herself to ;tUe heart within. There lay three ;visitiag- cards with farewell messages over tua name of "Kmilie Xtossi." Xt seemed aa plain as day that they had prearranged itueir suicides.______________ ASKING FOR REINSTATEMENT. JBALFOTJR'S HAND OJf ISELAXI1 ONCE ARREST OF DILLON AND O'BRIEN. There Is Groat Indignation Ire- land on Account of the Cause of the Arrests. .The New UTorlE Central Strikers Beslefflnfir the Superintendent's Office. ALBANY, N. Y., September tendent BisseU and Assistant Superintendent ve been besieged all by the 3027 1395 248 40 3241 2129 31001) .Strikers., all of whom are anxious to get their 'applications for reinstatement on file first, Oc- j cosfonftfly a "man has been put to work, but Superintendent Biasellsays there is no room 'for any "large" number of men, especially at dis season of the ydar. The volume of freight traffic, will begin to .materially in- crease next month, when a majority til the men -will he taken back. Many new hands are employed on tho road in this vicinity who came from the westrand what is known as workmen, who never remain in one place more than a month or two before continuing on tueir travels. After the next .pay day it is expected a large number of these men will leave, aud the vacancies thus.resulting and the ume of freight traffic will necessitate the tak- of a .large Dumber of Superintendent Harrlngfon is Uav-' notices prepared saying that no-one mil be >ut to work until next month. THK TWO WOMEN WON. DUBLIN, September 18. Mr. John Dillon was arrested Jihis morning, at his residence near this city. Ho conveyed on a special train to Tipperary, accompanied by a large military escort. Mr. William O'Brien was ar- rested at Glengnxiff and taken to Cork. War- rants have been issued for the arrest of Messrs. Shee'dy and Condon, members of the house of commons, Patrick O'Brien and Rev. David Humphreys, of Tipperary. Tho charges on which Mr. Dillon was arrested are conspiracy and inciting tenants on the Smith-Barry's es- tate not to pay rents. Mr. Dillon v as not arrested at his home, as stated, but at the residence of his uncle, whom he was visiting, at Baliybrack. The special train made only a brief stop in Dublin, and proceeded to Tipperary, the tenants of which town he is charged with having incited by his speecli to refuse payment of rent to their land- lord, Smith Barry, The arrest of William O'Brien was made at Glengariff hotel. Mra. O'Brien was present at the time. The charges against Mr. O'Brien are similar to those against Mr. Dillon. In addition to those already mentioned, it is ascertained that a warrant has been issued tor Mr. Dalton, who has been active in the work of the Land League- THB POLICE WATCHING HEADQUARTERS. Here in Dublin tho police are keeping a strict watch of the headquarters of the land league. Persons entering or leaving sub- jected to close scrutiny. Dispatches from Tipperary report that organizers of the local branch of the league there are under close police surveillance, and are being constantly shadowed. This special activity of the police leads to the belief that the authorities are con templating further arrests, 9 OTHER AB.RKBTB TO BE MADE. It is considered altogether probable that war- rants are already out against many leaders in the land league of secondary rank and import- ance, who have made themselves obnoxious by the active part they have taken in the recent anti-rent campaign. No one will be surprised, therefore, to hear, at any moment, that othef men have been taken into custody. This sud- den action of the governmenthas fallen like a bolt from a clear sky. Iri-rfi nationalists had no suspicion of the impending blow, and are at a loss to know what it portends. Mingled sur- prise and indignation are the predominant feelings in Dublin today. Dispatches from various parts of Ireland indicate that the nationalists are everywhere greatly excited. The arrests were ao utterly unexpected that the surprise with which they were first heard, soon, gave way to a feeling of suspense as to what the government would do next. Increase 12 IT per cent. Augusta, 51 4J. J3150J 218D1J 11203 41.45; Maine's Official Figures. AUGUSTA, Maine, September returns of the vote for eraor are as fol- low s. Burlcigh, 04.1H9; Thompson. Clark, scattering 950; total, Burleigh's plurality, There has been no change in the list of senators aa published- The next house will stand 110 republicans to forty-one democrats. A NOISY CROWD. The Republican State Convention In South Carol iu n. COLUMBIA, C., September The republican state convention re- convened this morning, at 9 o'clock. The committee on credentials reported in favor of seating all tho Miller delegates. The conven- tion is now discussing this and perma- nent organization has not yet been effected. Miller now has control of the coineiition, and no doubt liis man, o Smalls, will be made permanent chairman. The con- vention is a very noisy body, and works slowly. Miller and Webster are working together. Miller is the conteste for Elliott's seat in con- gress, and "Webster is collector of internal rev- enue, who succeeded Brayton, who was re- moved by President Harrison. After a -sharp contest, Miller and "Wheeler captured tho convention, and made George "W. Murray, a negro of Sumter, permanent chair- man. Brayton was entirely ignored. Since the nomination of Murray, Bray ton's friends have determined to'pnt him in the field as a candidate for congress against Miller in the only republican district in the state, the sev- enth. This will insure the election of a dem- ocrat and the return of Congressman Elliott. There is a stronsr disposition to nominate a state ticket, and the question ia now being dis- cussed. A platform has not yet been reported by tho committee.________ PACKING 3PORK II Tbe Opelika Terminal. OPELIKA, Ala., September The articles of incorporation of the Opelika Terminal railroad have been filed with the sec- retary of state at Montgomery. The incorpora- tors are Messrs. "W. 3. Sanford, S. O. Houston, yf P Kenfto, T. P. Hendmon, F. M. Reniro, J L" Dean and J. L. Cowan, of Opelika, and G-. of Americua, Ga. The road is to run from Anniston, Ala., through Opelika to Fort Andrews, Fla. Hon. Thomas W. ILarah Komtnated. BKUNBWICK, Ga., September At the convention of the fourth senatorial dis- trict held at the courthouse today, comprising the counties of Glyan, Camden and Charlton, James Postell, presiding, with Sam C. Atkin- son, secretary, Hon. Thomas W. Lamb, upon motion of A. L. Groover, was unanimously nominated as the senatorial candidate to rep- resent this district at the next session of the gen'eral assembly. Settling1 a Family ITeud. V1NCENNE9, fnd., September Sand- born, in this county, the Meur and Blevin families engaged in a bloody not tins morning hTwhich knives, pistols and axes were freely used, and two of the. Hears ere fatally hacked with, an aac and Bufus Bleviua was ehot instantly killed, while two of hia brothers were dangerously injured. The riot grew out of a family feud of long standing. of JMon Boneicaolt. NW YORK, September Bouci- canit died tonight after a lingering illness. One Million Dollars Invested in a Meat Plant. NASHVILLB, Tenn., September pork-packing company, with 000 orgatiized_here today. Negotia- tions have been pending for some time, and have now taken definite shape. Silverhorn, the ffreat western packer, with a Sioux City, la., takea of the stock, while iLewis T. Baxter, John Sperry, Spencer Bakin and other Nashville gentlemen take the remaining The plant will be located in "West Hash viUe, wm be expended in ground, two packing houses, and machinery. It Was an Awful. Crash. CHARI.OTTB, N. C., September "What might have been a very serious acci- dent occurred ac tbe air-line junction, yester- day afternoon aboutS o'clock. For some time liast, workmen have been busy putting up the new compress to be in readiness for the coming cotton A large piece of iron, compos- ing the section and lower p3ate and weighing pounds, waslowered into position, when the pulleys gave way and the immense piece of machinery came downTwith anawful crash. Fortunately no one was hurt. JJr. Shot. CHATTANOOGA, Tonn., September K..IX Davis, oj Whiteside, Tezm. eral manager of the mines, was shot while in bis own yard today by some unknown party. It was done with a rifle of large bore The ball penetrated the right breast and pro- duced a probably fatal wound. The flupposi tion is that the shot was fired oy one of thi gang of striking miners, who for a Jew 4ays have been quite boisterous in. the vicinity o They Obstructed tlje Kew SEollroad at the Cut. NASHVILLE, Tenn., September 18. [Spe- iial-1 A telegram from Fayetteville, Tenii., announces that the obstructions that have >een protected by an armed guard in Brown's at, OIL the Decatnr, Cbesauoake and New Oi- eans road, have been removed, and that work s now proceeding1. This cut has been ob- tructed for over a month by a mail named Jrady, who claimed several thousand dollars as due him by the road. He purchased two acres of ground at the cut and vhen the company .tore up the rails to change the grade refused to lot them ie replaced, His guard was arrested, but his vife and daughter came to the rescue, and pre- ented the railroad men from going to work. jOgal proceedings were resorted to, but as they >roinised to drag along in the courts, a com- promise was made, as a subscription of Tom. Bedford county and from Lin- coln depended upon the road being completed Between Shelby ville, Tenn., and Decatur, Ala., before October 1st. The road will be milt on to GalJatin or Nashville, it has not seen determined which. _ GENEROSITY. ESe Gives More to the University. CHICAGO. September 18. pledge of gl, to the new university of Chicago was conveyed to the trustees of the institution to- day ina letter from John D. Rockefeller, who lias already given to tho university The magnificent proffer was promptly ac- cepted by tho board and a committee appointed to arrange for filling the conditions of the gift. Mr. Rockefeller stipulates that of the amount shall be usod for non-pro fessi on al graduate instruction fellow- ships; for thoolog cal instruction in- the divinity and for the con- struction of divinity buildings. Except the last named the principal is to remain intact, the income alone to be expended. The present Baptist theological seminary is to made a part of the university and seminary buildings at Morgan park, to be utilized as an academy. The new university begins its career with endowments making all of which are pledged. _ _ __ Atlanta to Selma. SELMA, Ala., September The preliminary survey of the Atlanta and Selma railroad, begun at Atlanta about tho middle of last June, reached here today, and the surveying outfit is camped near the suburbs of tho city, and will determine upon a route into tbe corporate limits tomorrow. The survey places tlie distance between the two cities" at 200 miles, and divides a large section of country laying between the Atlanta and West Point, and the East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia railways._____ Farmers in tbe Chamber. RICHMOND, Va., September The chamber of commerce tonight decided to call a convention of merchants and farmers to meet in this city some time in November, to consider matters relating to the railway service of Virginia. It is proposed to try and agree upon the features of a bill to be presented to the legislature making many changes in the railroad laws. It was also decided to elect at least one well known farmer in each county an honorary member of the chamber, in order to increase the usefulness_of that organization. Tbe Crop Coming: in Early. RALEIGH, N. C., Septeniber The cotton receipts here will he the greatest on record in September, There is no doubt that nearly the whole crop in this section will be open by the end of the month, .and the main trouble will be securing enough hands to pick it. Though there are complaints of a scarcity of labor, yet there is not enough of it to .keep up with, a crop so rapidly opening. Will Llfeely Be ILyncned. Tex., B. D. Cummins was______.... _ _. charge of assault upon his own daughter Cass county. He had succeeded in escaping from the enraged people pt .that county and "was on his way to Memphis "when arrested. September 18. [Special.} s arrested herd today on re- He acknowledged his identity. He will likely toelyncaeU In Tipperary court, formal evidence of the arrest of Mr. O'Brien was -given before- Magis- trate Irwin, and Mr. Ronan, who conducted tbe prosecution, asked that Mr. O'Brien be remanded until Thursday. Counsel for Mr. O'Brien cross-examined Inspector Roffer, with the view of showing that, although Mr. O'Brien had committed the alleged illegal acts in June, no steps had been taken for his arrest until it was hoard that h-e was going to America. Inspector Roffer denied that tho mission to America had anything whatever to do with the case. Mr. O'Brien here remarked that tho whole world knew tbe government's motive for making tlie arrests. Mr. O'Brien -was admitted to bail, Canon Cahill being his surety. On tbe application of Mr. Ronan, war- rants were issued for tho arrest other members of the National League. There was a slight disturbance outside the courthouse here. A large crowd of people, accompanied by a drum and fife baud, were waiting at the station for Mr. Dil- lon, who was driven in the mayor's carriage to his on n residence, where he addressed the people from tho steps. He said that the niora frequently arrests were made, the more res- olute Irishmen would become in tho national cause. DILLON SATS IT IS A MYSTERY. Mr. DUlon, in an interview after his arrest, said that tho object of the government in tak- ing such a step is a mystery to him, unless it was their intention to prevent the misbion of himself and associates to America. He was aure, however, that the Americans would not deprive the tenants of Tipperary and other estate of needful support, although it might be impossible for Mr. O'Brien and himself to go to America and make a personal appeal in their behalf. In his opinion, the arrests would do more harm to opponents of the tenants than a dozen public meetings. Mr. Dillon also remarked that the coinci- dence of a priest denouncing Irish agitation at the ery moment when the warrants for the arrest of himself and his associates were being drawn, would appear to many not to bo a mere accident. Happily ho bad satisfied himself that the reports of dissension in the Irish party were unfounded, and their ranks prescntedjan unbroken front. DISCUSSED IN LONDON. LONDON, September wag no abatement of interest throughout tho day in Irish arrests. Up to 7 o'clock this evening no definite information had reached London o specific utterances of Messrs. Dillon ant O'Brien, on which warrants for their arrest were based. Neither had the governmem given out any official explanation which would throw light upon their sudden and unexpected resort to a vigorous Irish policy. It is coin monly supposed tonight that the ostensibl grounds for Mr. O'Brien's arrest are to be found in the very plain speech that he made last Sunday to an assemblage of peasants a an insignificant village, in the county of Cork named Schull. He dwelt upon the of the potato crop and spoko of the gloomy outlook for wide- spread distress which Ireland must face thi winter. "Warming to his theme lie said: "J7o tens of thousands of small farmers throughou Ireland it will become a question this winter whether they are to have food or their land lords." Confronted with such an. alternative ho thought ttfere should be no hesitancy as tc the choice. He advised tenants on every tate to meet and consult as to what proportion it any, of their rent they conl honestly pay. When that questib had been determined, they should all abide b the decision. If the farmers, he said, shoul give tp the-landlords money which was neede to buy bread for- their children, Irish leaders wonld not dare to appeal to the world to com to the rescue of such a nation ol slaves. Bu U the tenants would absolutely relafie to pa a penny of rent until every family that tUIe soil was placed beyond the reach: of starvation then U the government evicted le from their poor homes, it would be swept ut of existence by a torrent of English indig> ition and the whole civilized world would ind money and assistance for tho benefit of enants. Tho one topic in London today is the news rom Ireland of the arrests today. The gen- ral feeling is one of profound surprise, as tho overnment bad kept its secret so well that o.hint of its intended an Lion had reached ublic. No explanation for the reasons of ther, course has as yet been vouch- afed. On all sides doubts are freely expressed to the political wisdom displayed, but it isv oo early to estimate the effect of the arrests n public opinion in England. WHAT THE PARNELLITBS THINK. The Parnellites, while greatly surprised, are y no means cast down. Their experience in ie past leads them to take a philosophical low of tbe situation, and to expect, as a final utcome, advantage to their cause. Their ieory of the arrests at this particular juncture that the government decided on them in rder to prevent the departure of Messrs. illon and O'Brien to America. This the gov- rnment wished to stop, the ParnelHtes iert, because they feared that the effect op ie speeches of tho Irish orators fu America ould be to create a fresh and striking urst of American sympathy with the Irish- ome rulers, which would be of great moral', elp to the liberal cause as championed by ladstone. "WHAT MICHAEL DAYITT SAYS, Michael Davitt was interviewed this after- oon in regard to tho arrests. He took a x-ery opeful view of tbe situation, and thought fleet would be entirely favorable to the Irish? .ause. If Dillon and he said, "had berately set out to devise plans for increasing ie popularity of the plan of the campaigu antt eightening the prestige of the land league, hey could not have their pur- >ose in. any way more successfully than by in- ucing Balfour, chief secretary for Ireland, to .ake precisely the step that he has taken of is own volition. It is just what they 'here bad begun to be a feeling in Ireland iat the plan of campaign had been carried1 ar enoucb. These arrests will bo sure1 to ouse sentiment in its favor again. Balfour as not niad0 a greater mistake since he hast' ieen in chief authority over Ireland. MB. PABNBLL "WILL CALL A MEETING. The PacneUites havo expected a general aid bj tbe government with tho view to sup- >ress the national league all around. Mr. Parnell is to make arrungements for an early meeting of his In London, T. P. O'Conner and Jauies O'jvelly will Drobably take berths on the steamer Teutonic, ivhich Dillon and O'Brien had secured for jassage to the United States. Mr. Dillon was also bailed, giving as He vras remanded until Thursday. ?he warrant mentions offenses occurring ba- iweeu March and September. The constable served summons on Sheehy at his residence, aut did not arrest him. At a meeting of the eague in Tipperary two boycotted sbopkeep- rs askod for admittance to the league. COMMENT OF TUK LONBON PREoS. LONDON, September News saysr iJalfour lias met Ire'aiid's fmnine appeal niter its fashion, and has committed aii act oi etupen- We ara Blow to believe uini bturld enough to desire to prevent their mission to Aiiier- because olliers are Kolng in their stead and ir'tli reception. It is diliicult. _ ndeed, to assign any The Chronicle The Parnellite regarding ISalfour's difference have at Uct drawn a badger. He prob- ably intended to avert disorder in Jrelmcl, lor it s nnlikely that he wanted to pierent DiMon ami O'llricn Iroui fjOnijj, and so Bend aud ithera to America. The Telegraph justifies the arrests. 16 lays: Tho Pamelhtcs were hccommg mora daring in. 'nee of the supposed supineuess of the govern- ment. The Times says: The only cau'-e for the surprise ia that the arrest wj.s delayed so Tho resolute action of tho Will be welcomed by all car.ditl nends of civil order. The Standard says: The prosecution has nothing to do with speeches delivered elsewhere than in Tipperary. 1 iso coup rns admirably managed and prevented the ar- restees from exercising their well-known skill at ,n opportune disappearance. A Blot in Lisbon. LISBON, September night a mob attacked eight policemen in the streets. A conflict in which stones and revolvers were freely used. Forty-two of the rioters were arrested. Later the riot became general td tho municipal guard was called out. Tho mob then took refuge in the Cafe Martinho, n tbe plaza Dom Pedro, where the customers consisted of journalists, deputies and mer- chants. The into the building, wounding several of occupants. A. Gorman IJcnial. BERLIN. September Schmidt jraphs officially from Zanzibar that neither at Dar-es-Salam, Erao, nor at Bagamoyo, has any proclamation with reference to slave-trading seen issued; that no licenses have been granted to dealers; that no actions againsC freed slaves have ever occurred on the coast; that the statement that Zanzibar dealers havo to the coast to engage in the slave trado is unfounded, and that the recent, mendacious! report? were spread for the purpose of injuring the Germans.________ Buttons "Will Cbcap. LONDON, September Chronicle's Vienna correspondent says tho'prospect arising from the passage of the McKmley bill, com- bined with the fall in gold, baa lowered tho price of niother-of-pearl 13 per cent. Mother- of-pearl manufacturers bav-e closed their fac- tories in order to avoid v, orking at a loss, and. persons are thrown out of employment. Bled to Death. RALEIGH, N. C., Seutember Commissioner of Agriculture John Bobinsoa today received news of the death of hia brother, Gr. L. Kobinson, in Anson county. The latter was twenty four years of age. Yesterday he was at work at a cotton gin, and. his arm was caught in it, nearly tearing off the limb. He bled to death before medical aid reached him. Tne Tobacco Crop. RALEIGH, N. C.t September cial received here today are to the effect that the tobacco crop west of tbe Blue Bides is not curing as well as was ei- The rains caused a late growth and this is the cause of the trouble. Henry W. Sawyer Dead. GBEENVILLE, Miss., September cial Sawyer, cashier at the office of the Georgia Pacific here, died last night of intermittent fever. He was twenty-eight years old. Hia remains will be taken to his Frankfort, Ky., for burial._____ TELE G RAP Typhus fever and dysentery prevail to aa alarming extent in east Vrussia and upper Silesia. A grain and cotton warehouse in Alexandria, Egypt, lias Ueea destroyed by fire. Loss, Fremont has announced himself as an independent republican candidate from tha Manassas, district, the convention having adjourned without making a party nomination. The merchants of Beliaat are making every ea- deavor to place as much Unea as pusbible in tho United States before tlie McKinley tanS bill goes into effect. In view of the recent devclopements at the French government iias ordered the French. Mediteranean and Lavaut squadrons to proceed, to north Africa. John W. Winn, a conductor on the Atlantic Coast line, in attempting to get on a train at Hicksford, Va., yesterday, fell on the track and the train both o EWSPAPERI MEWSPAPEJRI   

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