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   Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - November 19, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia                               THE CONSTITUTION. PUBLISHED DAILY, SUNDAY AND, -WEEKLY ATLANTA. WEDNESDAY. NOVEMBER southern mtxt to the Such language as the abore shows the oo I orat of political sentiment at the north. J I no place m the politics of I this country now, and there is a determined I effort to blot It out forever. How can the south stand back and show this spirit of modesty and self-denial when the north bids her welcome, and invites her to a high seat in the councils of the nation? The "right man" is the man who is win i wanted. If the south can furnish neld i. open J'AOhh. JTie Daily (Including StoulaiJ) TficSitndayQQorlt 35ie H-eekly {12 Paya) Jttl Editions Sent Postpaid. OMrvrEKK contributions for which compensa tion Is desired most be with the price ex- pected. Keep coptm vf articles. We do not undertake to return rejected V. THE DAILY CONSTITUTION, TUB EDITION. them bj putting up prices This, ilr Keetl sajs, put the people In a panic, and yet, look at the situation carefully, the and not the people, are in a I NOW THE CITY PBIMAB1 TWIfiNTV CENTS 5uliacr-.be at once PER WEEK. and the fight is fair. THE SUNDAY CONSTITUTION IS SENT TO A ANY ADDRESS. ATLANTA. G4. NOVEMBER 11. 1890 Senator Gordon. The election of General Gordon to the _ ___ _ ,_____ United States senate was not altogether ordinartly polite and modest has no hesiti- j tlOD' when comes to literary matters, to The Aggravations of Literature. Occasionally a new idea conies to the surface that is worth thinking about and discussing. We have heard a great deal, first and last, about the hard hearts and hard heads of magazine editors and other persons TI ho are called on to read the tons ot literary matter that are written and offered for publication. A person TV ho is panic. Then, according to Mr Eeed, if the drum- I mere had kept off the road during the cam- paign, or if they had not told the truth about the McKmley law, the republicans might have been different But the drummers went about as usual and told their customers the facts about prices, and in this way they were democratic missionaries Then again, there were the women of the country, going about shop- ping, and having the merchants and their clerks giving practical illustrations of the re- sults of the McKinley law. These women went home and told their husbands, and thus It happened that the republicans were smashed because the drummers would d Mr. Brown Hakes Announcement and Mr. Kontz Writes a Johnson Is Out, BO Are Other Council Candidates. City politics will now monopolize the in- terests of Atlanta C'tizens Yesterday the registration boots for Fri- day's primary closed. About names had been placed upon the lists Owing to the rush the registration lists were not added op yesterday, but it is es- timated that all told about men will vote at the primary A constant stream poured into the city and conservativ For an E tothecitv c THE providing iius it hap ------ip igo his e He -.barter so that each vvard a representative to see that its local I to IB rBBRected In every measure for romit ran welfare of the city be was acquaintance with pubhe laira render him an exceedingly useful al e is ready to handle the crave questions ----come before the council of the next uiree years, and he has the intelligence and the to do his duly SECOND %V AUD It was an exciting campaign, but the friends of tbe respective candidates were svvavcd by honorable motives, and the sending large rolls of manuscript to a news- hed.to to discover thebeautiesffirein He mititiii Aiiuucu. xie iigut TV as a fair and manlj one without is of the opinion that he has In some way any bitterness conferred a favor on the editors. This is GoAsTiTLTiON, forjsatisfactory reas I not so bad> but lf his manuscript goes back r-nt t__i-_ __ I him he at once cnnrlnHno 4im ons, did rot support General Gordon his senatorial candidacy From first to im he at once concludes that the edito are either m league against genius or that jcii tiiiiumiiuy jt rom nrsii to I vuuu last us course m the matter was straight- OT forward and franK, without concealnLt t.ot wS a very depressing. It ,s to be observed, however, that all of I TJtTs a! M 3 reabons can be conveniently ward rolled into one, namely, that the immediate effect of the McKmley law Wa9 to prices. The greed of the manufacturer the activity of the drummers, the curiosity of the nomen, might all ha-ve been carefully suppressed, but prices would have gone up all the same. For the first tima m the history of the country the people have been brought i face to face with the results and operations I The hour of closing, set by law, was S o'clock, but Collector Griffin obligingly loora open for several hours after- us enabling scores of procrastina- tors to record their names preparatory to participating in Friday's primary The lists will remain open lor registration tor the regular election until the 23th mst. Managers for the Primary. Tlie subcommittee mSt In the council ch: momma and i for ham- ap- and %v ithout apology ion wuh a writer on The New York Iribune, touches on this matter and deals on-sense way It is needless to say that the new sen- Wlth 't m a serious and ator will have Int. CoiSTrrtTioVs I He what every one knows to be hearty support in all tint he may do or that i end every manuscript suf- attempt to do for the general welfare of what its quality is, whether his constituents. In the past he has hUndred Theo he asks "Do aspiring writers made a hero.c and br.Uiant record in the service o his peop-e, ,n peace as wel impose such a burden as in war, and it is safe to predict that his future career will fulfill the expecta- tions of his hosts of friends. Senator Cordon succeeds one of the greatest of of tbe ablest statesmen that ever represented us m tho federal senate That he will take up the work so wisely md well conduc'ed by Senator Brown, and put his brains and energies into it is a foregone conclus on He loies the commonwealth which his repeatedly honond him with the highest offices in her ?ift, and his great talents, the courage of h s convictions, and the weight ot his historic name will be given with single hevted and unstinted devo- tion to the great state whose commission he holds, and to the republic as well With Gordon in the senate the terests o' Georgia will be vigilantly guarded, and eloquently and fearlessly championed. IVith the end of the sena torlal contest conflicting persoml prefer ences subsided, and all around their chosen standard bearer, resolved to give him their aid and pull together, forgetting all their past differences, in the good old- fashioned democratic way THI. salutes you, Sena- tor GordonT e- itors? He says that if he could have his own way he would insist on charging an entrance fee for every so much per thousand words This, he thinks, would tend appreciably to lessen the labors of ed- itors, who get no sympathy, while a good deal is wasted on literary aspirants. This brings up the queer attitude of in which no training or previous experience is needed All that js necessary toward the production of a book or a story are pen, ink and paper In all other business and pro- fessions, some training and experience are deemed necessary to even reasonable suc- cess, but it is not so in the profession of letters. Here the "fine frenzy" 'sudden inspiration" take the and the place of of a high tariff They have had "a prac- tical object-lesson that is worth all the I efforts of all the campaigners They watched the growth of the McKinley law, and speedily found out who paid the tariff taxes iftom first to last it has been a beautiful exhibition, and the stupendous scale on which it was arranged has enabled the hum- blest voter to become a spectator So far as tils generation is concerned no more tariff I arguments are needed The people have witnessed the progress of this species of rob- bery from inception to completion, and they know now w ho pays the tax It is a little curious that Mr Eeed should complain that the lepubhcans were beaten by means of high prices McXinley law be put m operation for the benefit of the manufacturers if the result of it were not higher How could the manufacturers be benefited by, and why should they have an interest m, the law if it did not result m iuereismK their profits? Reed and Ins fellow-conspirators have also learned a lesson They have learned that the American people are not fools. QUAY all "the burdens of defeat. 1 he republican leaders who endorsed him are every whit as responsible as Quay, and thev are no bettor morally Mitchell, at Curtis a GOSSIP OF TffE DAY. The closeness of the contest makes the vic- tory that much the greater have been the proudest day of Senator Gor don's life Such a demonstration' The people went into a wild delirium of joy and enthusiasm The town was a mass ot great hunks and chunks of uncut and unpobshed bedlam ol cnmson-hued joy The sun went down as usual but the light was not shut off Tbe that part of it we illumi- nated to brilliancy with the incandescent of jollification Men husged one another in their enthu- siasm They tore their hate and coats into fragments and hnrled them er thoir heads m the delirium of tbe hour And the women, too' Tbe gathering fleecy clouds of joj burst lorth into torrents of exultation At tbe can, tol they gathered the victor to themselves ami hugged and kissed him to their Heart's content Then, as the crowd hauled the victor through the streets upon the caisson of the old Fair streets, T- t. I OWtTH 1IFTH WARD of and TVheat and Marietta L W Suns- KD Pryor street and Upon motion ti.e chairman vacanci and secretary Were to fill 1MblIltT or unwillingness ap- motion, adjourned, subject to call of chair- This Is Work. M hen an author produces as many as te volume people regard him as a hard worker When he runs up to twenty volumes he i called a prolific writer If he goes beyond that limit his output is considered somethm phenomenal And vet tLe average newspaper man belt this record and thinks nothing of it homebodj, who has been working on a news paper seventeen years, figures it out that h, has turned in an avenge of a column and half a dav, or more than 1 w ords wncernmg every imaginable subject of public merest In book form this would make library of eighty eight volumes of U00 cases eich, with 500 words to the page But a newspaper man has been in t "Price twice seventeen jears, ,a which case his work would make at least 170 volumes or tbe ordin try It mav be objected that this is not htera Wre feome of it is, and some of ,t ,s what Bie city calls stuff But the same may be said of much of the so-called literal matter of the day If th. scribbling recresents an hard work newspaper The jomnahst of today may ran -e all the from up to "f H remains m bainessvery long ,t may be taken tor granted that he is a workerand a sh rker l toiler and not an idler Must Be the Right a7ttn The Ivevv lork Sun, referring to the ouo, t.onofthespeakership of tbe next house" is being generally discussed by lead Ing southern newspapers puts it full j -uu J71IHJI3 (J.I honest and conscientious work, and the re- stilt is cartloads of the most wretched stuff through winch editors have to grope their way m order to get at that which is reason- ably good The trouble is not altogether with the magazine and newspaper editors. The per- son who has chanced to get an article Into tne magazines, or who has printed a book straightway finds himself besieged by a great army of aspirants who insist on send mg him their manuscripts, and who beg him to wrrlte notes of endorsement to the editors i he irritation caused by the efforts of th- harmless lunatics who want autographs is a blessing by the side of ambmous writers who want their manuscripts read The time is ripe for reform Who is the reformer? What is his name? Where will he come from' Will he use a shotgun IF AIL the stories of tho Emin relief expe- dition are true, it was a case of sending sav- ages to deal jvithsavages JOHW SHERMAN, wiiosajs that free will cheapen silver bullion, declai The Division of the Aldermen Serious conflict is expected to arise from an oversight of the city executive committee m proviumg for the nomination of aldermen -there is an unwritten law that the alder- men should be chosen alternately from each coinage ot the railroad, thus preserving the eoui- that the tus between North and South Atlanta Un x-aiE MB MoKlMLEY is missing a very fine op- ys zealously guarded and every public man in Atlanta is committed to ,t In the hurry of gathered their bats from their heads and threw them to the hero of the occasion Such scenes were never seen before and will never be equaled again Already the effect of the election of General Sssod? bemg w'ere made last night that it means the disruption of the alliance of the state as a political organization On the other band al llancemen-both Gordon and anti-say n means nothing of the kind They say that tbe alliance was divided on the question of ing General Gordon, that many claimed he was an albanceman at heart and they agreed that every man shonld vote as be saw fit The alliance today, they say, is as strong as it ever was, and, although there micht be some changes, there will be no disrupt on or disorganization The principles of the order are too well grounded for that A prominent albanceman said last night We divided on this, and naturally some of us have to bear defeat, but, neverthe'ess, the alliance ,s all We have our principles mapped out, and we shall stand together for Another question was freely discussed last night It was what effect tbe election of r" have meetinE bad been authorized can, great interest Tbe report Su2gested tli For Vayor-Anton I Kontz r J M rin femti, Sluc Urst IVanl-TV v Curto, Secoa.1 M j.onto liird liroyles FOURU w ard-Tho.no, L Tiftl, Ward-J D Tllrner Smh I Warren The recommendation ot the cottumft, accepted wit great enthusiasm tinned cheering greeting the cacnname It was then resolved" above ticket be to the Atlanta for nomination at the Fndaj This opens up the campaign 60 ItuJ people may In these three states the alliance is already to elect senator In Ala! dates-Colo -i Ala- There are four candl Kolb, who was the alh- vV e can wait for tho town to a Georgia editor AH things man who waits'" This is thi would advertise unflinchingly for Editor Fitts, of the Carrolton Timo. the city jesterday The democrats hav e ca- country but it might be wel that it still belongs to the peopli Inventory of a Georgia printing offla One table two chairs And one pair of shears, Pen ink (how they A box of plate matter, A devil less A battered handpreis t Two rickety cases Of tvpe with worn faces. A towel, a saw mother in law, (The latter severe One dollar a jear' Editor Branbam, from bright ud I Brunswick, is m Atlanta portunity to attribute lepubbcan defeat to chanSmK the method of nomination, however Brother BUine s attacks on tlie great Me- committee failed to provide Kmleylaw__________ that in voting for aldermen, the highest can THB surplus in cou believe 111 close that line from Shakespear "WewooUn be right than be president better not do it to- Wright was hung last week, and e think you meant him are o city executive committee should at once meet and provide for the preservation of the equities by having the vote taken on "alder- chloroform or a sandbag? Speaker Reed Speaks. Mr Eeed, the great republican speaker and wheel horse, who has not been m a talk- ing humor since the people dragged the re- publican party through the mud, has at last condescended to speak. Formerly, he was quite chipper He had a loud word a nn ping oath and a heavenly smile for everv topic th.rt presented itself, and he cracked okes as as a country tavern-keeper But when the people's gavel fell, and they proceeded to count the republicans out teed took to the woods and was found there days afterwards in a state of melancholy bordering on despair, bmce that time until a day or two ago, he has not been at lome to reporters, but he has now made a ew remarks to a correspondent of The New ork Sun It is hardly necessary to say that events ave knocked all the out of Speaker eed He ,s no longer the jolly Falstaff bo laughs while he rubs his bruises and alls for a cup of sack He ,s the long- mded and saffron-minded philosopher who is for his ammunition a, barrel of confu- on He unloads tins barrel when he egms to explain the result of the electio Instead of acknowledging that the repub- Icans are the victims of an earthquake tha has shaken their party to pieces, be goes o to talk about a tidal wave. Here fs wba tins great republican says we SISTER WITKINS, who joked Quay's son "Ullless w said a well-known has been restored to her position m tho Wash' f.ollVc'an "the first, second and inston postoftce The administration can" will combine and single-.hot the now sleep at nights south Atlanta candidate, and tbus force a com pbance with a custom which has always mven satisfaction B'ven This proposed regulation has already been iticipatod by the candidates Hon Frank Kice distinctly anuounces himself as a candi- date for tho vacancy on the "north side as hkew.se does Jlr Cooper On tbe south side Messrs Moran and Shropshire have and his friends clarni he wM bo Tho motto olt The L ncolnton a trovernor Seay's friends likewise claim ho I Hurrah for Lmco'nton the persimmon tion have any affect upon the Alabani, elec- management Tho Sew THB McKiNLEv LAW is not bringing the farmers tho relief that was promised In l-ebraaka are said to ba starving WITH A treasury deficiency staring hi the face, Secretary Wmdom can no l rush to the aid of Wall street IGVVUDB DOVJ.EI.LY" has elected tim in longer In South Carolina the alliance has not yet brought out a cand.date azamst Senator Hampton, but that will only be a matter of time Governor-elect Ben T.llman is already freely mentioned for the place The alliance controls tbe legislature Senator Wade Hampton occupies m South Carolina a position exactly similar to that which General Gordon occupies m Georgia His campaign w.1 be on the same Ime, with the same issues! Will the result be the same 7 is the question nowbemg discussed everywhere The eye of Of tllrt J_______ A Editor Shaier, of The Cha Under his has made strides It now rankd with the bast brightest papers ot Tennessee him of everjthmg lie change This is a great warning When the goes to meeting he shonld take hii mtocn tion book, the handpress and the tm with him Chorus of Georgia editors "Show congressman who wants a priv It is ev ident that fcditor Tison while d they rushed to Donnelly's support the voe o rionda for Hayes, proposes to apply hi tactics in JSew Hampshire If the democrat the territorial harmony of the city Mr Brown Announces Mr. Walter Brown makes his first official announcement of his candidacy 'or the mavor _ j i- uu.u j.uo eye ol I ijiiitui iison woilvt L GoorS.a. It will catch a tram still a good hand now be upon South Carolina i In North Carolina the alliance also controls 8nnncntl5 de' tbe legislature A successor to- Senator Zeb m w. Vance is to be elected Vance wants to go yoar uuo lioiijuuraiiS i -i of that state put up with such methods, ay m THK COVSTITUTIOV today Chandler doserves to win COMMENT. Tbe announcement is comprehensive It takes in in a few words what Mr Brown con I eiders tbe needs of the city in its EDITOKIAL quesuon about I urges bis claims accordingly Heaaysthatshe isengajed by Nor Mr Brown is in the race to stav Hels nm, manl. i__..r. of _____ -ne is one present back, and he's a power m Ivorth Carobna-the I SIgnB most popular man with the people ,n tho I ing advertisements Tho Kichland GuttKi crowded with them Editor Tin ennncntlj deierves the financial success Ink eekly journalism Ho is on 4 toilers who dies, but ruent mOtl Woe of W should be 1 nown to be arvte man, neither c _ Oiould poflscbs of course theV T i t0 a cue uut.es oc his place but it he should lie autious aiscreer he comes from docsn t matter provii trusted to make i p the committee Jie bnsinesa of the in the serrative polic3 Ho must be a acmocrat vrho Ins a proper f Jpcctive and will not sacrifie ti siplei and tho umrj of tlio 'am" any theorj, or any vamtj or amlntjou That is certainly "the mam DOmt' ,1 i.elect.onofth, right man, just such aln man bnllia way this polmeal tu a a material that she no excuse with ,t, exaggerate the danger It about "southern so often that nobody m gradually djmg out papere htt'e nelp nto a the McKinTcy bin hundreds of cases the drummers were ally or unintentionally, missionarS' mteiltl011- democratic doctrine They wenitfii Preac' country with thoir stories of ,th" that were to be made next week or prlces account of the Mciinley bTl! nf, to think that the most SporLnf SJS1 suit of this election was the "ctorli It is the women who do tii the run of prices, who increased cost at reaTOns are le- disposition in o lisle did the demcra of his Kentucky 3tr account y or Munro to write sensational stories for Th rt ilreswe Companion tt may seem step downward Tnere more mono in such work than in any other line of writing Dn WHm of Cincinnati, says that th cases of hysterics headache, drunkenness ete renorted to have been cured by hjpnotism do n the test of time Hypnotism ,3 a real Certain persms are able by their w.ll power to control rertim other persons for a Hme, but ton good results follow good J'-np at conclusions before th" Stanley controvert been It quite likely that some of the explorers comraies are jealous, and their stones should be car! fully scrutimied Stanley has made hi. charges about Barttelot and Jameson people but he TOU surrounded by savage tribes andaelf preservation compelled him to be SL ]S uutoliimsdf It takes just such a man to CM alonsm Africa and it ,s unfair to gj motncs or methods until we know- more about them There must be something of the hero about tbe man and if ho uas lnjao should not be forgotten that he has rendered great services to civilization rendered VLBI-UTK the York stock who committed seventy forgeries and can-ed hf, firm to 5250 000, ,s to be a verv e ,s one of Atlanta s ablest young attorneys, a voune man of decided ability, and one who is popular He will doubtless nd moral fellows who swind'e t PEOPLE prmanov Spurgeon is ill, and in to start for Mentone, where he had the penetrate as that of this with all who know him make a strong race And Mr Kontz In to Stay. The following card from Hon Anton Kontz will be interesting to his friends KON1V !S, VM> WILL KEJIAIN, Tns EDIIOH TIOV Kumors are circulating that I have w.thdr.wn irom the race for thf maj orally I take tins occasion to say that such rumors are absolatolv without foundation I am a candidate for nomin tion in the urimarv oalriday next November am assured that this means my candidacy until the December election Respectfully, AMOV I, Mr Johnston Out of the Baee Lack of sufficient time to devote to the du ties of c uncilman, owing to Uisposition m the railway service, is the reason set forth by Sir Steve Johnston in the withdrawal by him of his name from the race He believes that the ward shonld De represented by one who can de- vote greater part of time to the workof lie oftce, and names Mr Arnold Broyles he person best qualified to fill tho position. And Mr. Torbott Comes Mr M B Torbett, who has been a candidate or council from the fifth ward, withdraws om the race in the following card To My Fiends Thanking my friends for promised support in the pnmarj of Fridav race for council from the fifth ward, I leav to retire in favor of mj friend, Dr 3 i> Turner? M B TOEBETT Mr Beermann Ont. Dr Curtis has the field to himself in the first Beermsnn has from He determined upon this course and officially notified his friends Ol w this morning, thanking them for tbe state Colonel L L Polk, s.dent o the national alliance, is a Xorth Ca He hasi been prominently mentioned aa a can- I didate for the senate, but so far notmng has 3na come from him on the subject Tho alliance ___ might run him, and then they not Tbe chances however, seem to favor an alHanco candidate being m the neld If E0 here be another figbt on the order of the Georgia Then there is another But it is different from those It ,s the Kansas situation The people's ticket, or the alhance, controls the ure Senator Ingalls wants reflection Llm- In brief, this is tb C, LIMPS 1 j ot GEORGIA en ,n the re publican party His defeat means a loss the Lmted States senate of ,t most picturesque figure and greatest attraction When he is announced to speak, the callen are always filled It means a some He makes news, and a fnend of all newspaper writer, consequently few correspondents would relish his defeat Personally he is one of the most populi men in congress His friends number as manv among democrats as republicans Indeed some 01 his warmest friends are southe fairw officer Mr. P J. Moran (or Alderman. ToKCoTOiTtTiov me record of sir Moran, whose candidacy for aldcrmar ?lYn mm upon ntseBtate at wurjt -rtth w efficient members of ttat the movement succeeded in s the pu Senator Ingalls is said to be verj strong Kansas, and although the alliance ,s, 1, a bodj, opposing him, he and his fnendl are working vigorously, and thpy success- This situation is in the order of the others But tho result means more, both to tho demo- cratic party and to the alliance, aemo- There are some interesting contests yet. _______, E W B Preferred Death to AH. Tie I.ew lork World. M e a t bat a good many wish they had. Bat Whon WU1 It Come" flam Tho PHiladelphia Kecord The Busted Dam. From Tho New iork Herald. commissioner of agriculture, Jeremiah -orad a bull'i, eye when hejemarked of the -A Model DaoCliter. Prom The New York Herald. olll ow uid a A curious accident occnrrcd to a i Swainsli ro TJie animal fell down inthoffl and broke its neck, trr to get ap Mr W S Fison oC baa 3 tna a rats were (.auijlit during the j Tlie ira. Is Ins own micntmn It is in ant! consists of a w asb j ot filled two tlifrdu viitUennuKhcott n aetd spnnkled on to hide tht. water A broiled meat skin tackri short piece of p'ink and laid i n top of the f the meat skm on the under i? tlie nced Mr Uson attends to his trap as P as lie cats his breakfast and has caught a as twenty two rats at one time Do clock a m he tbeUjcar d-. n of Mr I J Wellborn i" lii-s home in Forsj L't and wandered anay He fetf j. cii jc n-, pants -nd coat and i barefo. H Iw i r 1 ab r n awav or ID misfortun" Jiaic Icfallenltim Alii mfon tune icerninj; his M e cil uu 8 wil' be fnlh rcc ived on I hbtm rewarded bj 31ra-Fil Weili orn Far ----There arc onlv two prisoners in tbe county jail There was a general cleaning Iastir.eekandse.eral went to the penitentiary ----General Smith of JOSE M keted bid one hundredtu bale ol cotton this I He also made en ugh corn to do I im next year I is entitled to rank with Georgia s model I ----Gin hoube fires are becoming j qtient in Georgia. Two fires curred in Barf I tounti laat week imoKinj, a total loss _> UOO On the I aid bo anying to S McDonald near an fire In pome one and destrojrt with most of che inachmcrv and idTable 
                            

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