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Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - November 26, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia ATLANTA CON XXII. GA" WEDNESDAY MORNING. NOVEMBER 26. PAGES. CQTIOJf FIRMS FAIL A--H TO MEET THEIR CONTRACTS. York Branch Owned Thirty-Throe Plantations in the the i irm Say. November firm of i Allen Co bankers and commis chants at Nos SlarcJJ. Broad street, 33 tssignraent today to frank K Wai- f "lichTd H Allen also mide an individ- ..y j s -ampnt to tho same person Neither sivcs inv preference The habili- estimated at SI 000 000 THS MEMPHIS HOtSF F "November II AI- Co cotton fic'ors ind commission cants S Midison street made in morning The firm is one of ifae oldest m the south, and has a branch offl 3 a N6W York The fcrm is composed of mas H Allen Sr Thomis H Alleuf Jr, illen ind K H 4.11en Jr I aanecial assignment made this morning cipitated bj the saspension of Richard 2 U n Co t e New branch T'-a onnom cement has caused a profound WDM on The iirin TVIS one of tho lirgest jj Memphis and considered one of the substantial in the south Harry V e one of the members of the hrm baid 0 sssMtiare largely m excess of our lia- with time the firm can pay or do la- in t of all indebted Ma, rdlavealarae surplus left servative estimate of the firm's lubili "iade bv ono of its i K rabers is aoout f at "OOOPO In their uid fit each mdiMduil n ember includes i. al estate M B is named M t rhe islets of the firm consist pl m ations 111 tho Mississippi valley PRICE FIVE CENTS 8ECKET The ttJ ww to th of Memphis Offers of assistance red tbe hrm vesterday by the banks -ed f the monej ed institutions of uffer bv the siisponsion as thev are nrecl The firm handled annually bales of cotton i of Richard H Vllen Co did a Diisiness here and also traded in 1 futures on margins On October 2d ard H Allen stated that their actual coded 000 and that hu, father t the largest owners of plantation n tne south Thomas H Allen .ier is said toown thirty nve planta- he south located in Mississippi and Ten lies see He was looked -aan of Iirge resources and excellent oalincations states Courts In Same Sliirp methods. CHH No% ember 25 Judge Blodcett in the Lmted States court tms mom- inn rendered a decision hich closely affects tni omt ency of. the interstate commerce law Jor the nun shment of persons and corporations found of making secret special rates i no interstate commeice commission, in re- sponse to complaints that rates from points j est of Chicago have been maniDalated in tho interest of certain favored shippers, caused an inquiry mto the matter to be made by tha federal jury .imonc the witnesses called was. (Charles Couuaelman, a prominont dealer on tho board of Irade He was asked if he Lad not received rebates on consignments of grain over the nrmcipal railroad lines from the west, and under advice from counsel, declined to answer oil the ground tnat to (to so would tend to criminate himself lie was cited to appear before Judge Blodirett and make aniwer why he should not be com- pelled to respond to the queries Tho matter was arjrued yesterday and this moramg Judge UJodgettgave his decision, holding that Coun- selirau must answer Inasmuch as there was no direct appeal irom tho ruling under the statutes Mr Oounselman n ent once more before the federal grand jury and again refused to answer the questions This fact was reported to Judge v who imposed a fine of Sow uou upon Mr Counselman, and ordered mm into the custody of tho United states marshal until the fine should be paid This developed an app< alable case The next move will be for a writ of habeas corpus before Jud-re liresham and upon refusal, an appeal will be taken to the Lmted supreme court, as the case involves a constitutional question A lUSMARKABLIS C.1SE. IT WAS GEUB DAY, -BFX TJETE WERE SLOW IS PRESENCE OF TROOPS AWES THEM from the VTost Indicate a Wor of AC Indian oft a Commissary. MORE EAJDLOTS TAB.EN IrT-1 rpectant Alabama is Still Without a Senator. rosiBRT November he senatorial caucus wis called to 0 o clock There were present 11J f uho joint caucus Mr Hundley of- changing tbo rules of tbe 1 by secret "ballot to viva ehci ed T, sharp debate fc rL.es opposing and the anti Pugb fc it A motion mis mide by Mr table the resolution Afr 1 -for tlio -ryes ir-d uaj s s -i on and the ca I was siis ote of s to Ihe roll was p i iu 10 to table and tbe ote re _ a i i the ol AI mm de il o mo tn o tiblo MS 'ost On a o P ulut, n of f tho tb eis (u tj s j 1-i.th ballot i M, Ko b JO tts lo sevpn h bil Ob Fanh Kolb Kolb n eighth ballot Uta 15 f the ballot tbo caucus ri I to 0 ii n tnr the jrroac t1 E of the caucus on tlio on of tho ffpe i hillot n -which tl o reso- to do h secrof v pro ed tie ook th ee ba On call of tho -oil emoi.r3 viva -v Tina tcn-xl cha ,cfronithe ballet al en at txl iv la open tjf s. ion Tbero s no loubt i the senator al Bi uation is complete j ftod ind the moat astute politician is o di n o the fatnre The t ias c carlj anti Mr I s opponen lus ortli Carolina Fajinff Ex-Soldiers Disabled ID Her Service RALEIGH, N C The scale board of pensions today ipportioned 000 imong ex confederate pensioners in Jsoith Cirolma Tliatamoint, under act of tho last leg slature -was this taxation Tho pensioners disabled 111 the service of tt o btate and widow s of solders, killed while in ice Thorn ire four clisses of pensioners ho receive from to innuilly according to class There are only fortj of the hist class aid J GO of the fourth Tho total number is J In one county the commissioners refused to levj or collect the peiibion and by reason of this no pensions will be paid either soldiers or wido vs in that eountj Charges i-ijamat benator Stanford Cme u.o No-iei iber i) San Francisco special bays Ex SenVor P J" Alur phy who was defeated as i democritic candi for the state senate from this citj, ob- vamed an order from Superior Judge Finn, citing Senator Stanford to appear before tho courC commission to ansxver Co the charge of or berj in the recent election Mr Murphy cli irjcs that he was defeated by his repub- 1 can competitor because of money thrown into his oy Stanford who wis working to seruro a republic in mijonty in the legislature would c'ect him agun to the Ltuteti States senate The Court Ciders Him to Key.s CHICAGO November the jury room of Judo'e Prendcr0ast s court wiJi 150 cred i tors of Pretty man s buraied bank around him, Charles Johnson cashiei, adm tied to- diy, after a close cross examination that there was but 000 in in Uio bank when he c osed the vault on Saturdav night Thig occurred ifter some exciting scones in Judge Prendergast s court, wnere Lew Mayor one of Johnson B attorneys openly Btited that ho had advised his cl ont to refuse to give up posses sion of the to the Jennings Trust Corn- panv, named as assignee by the court yester In response to further questions Johmon, slid that tl ere were m the bank about ?i >0 000 in bills receivable SjO 000 in mortgage notes anrl other securities and in checks and 000 in stock of Prettyman a Lumber Com pany He said that the assets and liabilities were about 000 each If anything, tho assets were lirger Johnson refused to turn over the keys of the bank, or the combination of the bank vault lock Counsel for the rre Utors made somo in quiries about the "Wisconsin property Johnson ,.v, ui i taken possession of on Saturday and jeai raised by I Wed the iniormation tliit Mrs had ,re solders who Saturday mght dtluored to the assiguee a b 11 oE of tlie Vvlsconsin i ropcrty Counsel t'jen another domtn 1 for tho key to the biul ind dc cided that it must be up Iv NOCKED 3OOW1N AND ItOBBKD Tliousands of Dollars Secured by the Scoun- drels MILWAUKEE Wis November 25 Clark, owner of the electric light plant, came to Milwaukee today ind drew 000 from tbe bank to pay bills He paid out about S6.000 and was on his way to take a tram home to- night, with the rest of the money iu a satchel When near the depot he was knocked dow n, by two men, who had identlj followed him and vi ho got away with the money about M') 000 No trace of them, nas yet been so cured fio-r oir were SliStlDljCJO, til 700 more than, collectioia during the previous fiscal yeir Tho total coat of col A Large Conflagration at and Insurance. AMOSKOAQ, Ga November 25 Hie extensive planing of the Arnoskeag Lumber Company were burned this morning at 3 o clock Watchmen are kept at the mills Jnnngthenjght, and although thev seem to iiave been at their posts of duty and the flames were soon discovered, still they were powerless orevent the great catastrophe The fire arofce out in tho engine room and was but a iew minutes in covering the whole building It was only by the heroic efforts ot all the eui uoyes with the aid of their excellent fire en lines that tbe entire saw mill of ;ne most extensive in south laved from tbe threatening rlamea, and in all probability a largejnumberof residences would also lost In moving the fire en piles a negro was run and serious. I y lUlt The loss to the company will probably foot up 000 or S14.000, partially co-veredbym iurance The origin of the fire is unknown, tut thought to be accidental Piles of Lumber Bnraed CHEBOYOAN Alich November 3 rclock this morning the lumber piles on the Jhebovgan Lumber Companv s docks were discovered on fare The wind blew violently, id though the fare department was promptly i hand, they made no impression, and about 2 feet of lumber, including tramwaja ocksj etc vere destroyed, entailing a loss of 000 The lumber was owned bv Hurst, of Vyandotte, Rust of Sagmaw and E Nelson, r this citj AH tlie insurance there is an the umber is said to he S JO 000, heid by Eubt mill, which is owned by E Nelson, was laved by much hard work The Flames In Texas SAN AMOMO, Tex November 25 ial reached here last night of a dis- strous fare at Bistrop A number of bmid ngs wore destroyed The total loss amounted o about 000 the heaviest sufferers bemg V B livery stable, loss S8 000 in W J Co., LONDON November 25 Parliament reas sembled today The queen, 111 her speech opening the session, said the securities of European peace appear to be undimmished The speech savs The general condjtion of Ireland has sensibly improved under the salutary legislation which you have applied to it, but 1 learned with deep regret tliat the serious dettclency of the potato crop in certain parts threatens a recu- rence of tliose periods of severe distress to which tho population of the western counties is peeii liarly evposed by the industrial and economic conditions under which they live I trust meaa ures ot mv government may mitigate the iminedi ate and diminish the probability of its return It appears to me desirabla for an Increase of con tentment ind a diminution of political disturb ancea throughout Ireland to take meas- ures for aufpnentiDR the number of owners engaged in the actual cultivation land Tho measure having this object m view will be Hid before jou Iloposala will again be subletted to jou for remedying the difficulties which have arisen from the indirect incidence of the tithe rent charge on 1 md in Lnglanil and Wales A measure will bo submitted for facilitating transactions m and Ireland of the more important stages ot private legislation affecting those coun tries Your attention Tim" be invited to the expediency of alleviating- the burdens which tie liw of com pulsor v education bad w itum recent ears imposed UJK n the poorer portion of mj people There are several other matters upon wmch legislation Is desirable, but recent experience has rendered it doubtful whether the time at vour disposi! will in be sufficient lor the consideration of mau> subjects of an im portant character beyond those to which I h-ve referred In case time for further legislrtion should be found I have directed the preparation of billfl for tho enactment of a reform BJ stem of the county goveinment in Ireland analogous to that put mto I cration for Great 1 ntain f or tbe establishment of district councils foi tlie extension of facilities for purchasing small i art. Is of land m Great Br tain for amending: the law in respect to com pensation payible by empl yora in case of injury toper cms in th for consolidating and amending tlio relating to public health for the appointment of public trustees and for in creasing the security of fnendlj -societies and sai ings banks In the discharge of the arduous duties assigned to you I eoTimeiid you to tlie guidance of Al od loss 000 insurance ___________, little insurance on the other buildings de- strojed BICRLJN'S CROWDED HOSPITALS Fatzenta Still Flocking to tho City to Test KocJi s Discovery BERLIN "November 25 of the hospitals in this city has already refused the applications of 400 phys clans who nave come here to study the Ivnch method of treafnenC on tho ground that it is impracticable to instruct success fully a litrce number of those who desire to study the method J 000 foreign doctors have arrived here for the purpose of informing themselves the treatment Professor Koch has been elected an honorary member of the soci oty for the Preservation of Public Health Dr KoIIer chief of the charity hospital here, admitting that effects have boon produced by the insertion of Dr Koch s curative lymph, declares that as yet there has been no certain experience of the lasting na- ture of tho cure Dr Kollor says, however, the lymph lias proved indispensable in diagnosing cases in which there was doubt of the existence of tuberculosis After tho reading of the queen's speech Air Ballour gave notice that he would introduce four bills relating to Ireland Mr Gladstone gave notice of the mtroduc tion of a bill to remove the disability which prevents Catholics from occupying the offices of lord chancellor of England and lord lieu- tenant of Ireland MB FAK'SELL PRESENT There was a full attendance m the house Mr Parnell, was present and took the seat he usually occupied, but soon retired to thelobby "When, the deputy speaker read tho letters an nouucmg the conviction of Messrs Dillon, O'Brien of inciting tenants on the Smith- Barry estate in Ireland to refuse to pay rent "Mr Pirnell reappeared and from tbe extreme end of the benches below the gangway pushed his way. J orwpcd to a seat on the- third bench The Flood at Carlebad. C vittsc u> November S -Yesterday's flood A jVIol> feared. Ala November 2o 1__A mob of one hundred men is gathering to at tack the and mob a negro who is under ar rest charged with an attempted outrage on tw o whitt, women some weeks ago The sher iff of Dale county has, telegnphed to the ernor for aid expressing a fear that he will not be able to defend the jail againat the mob It is understood that the governor haa tele- graphed that he would send aid Mexican Murderers Captured SAN ANTOVIO, Tex November 25 [Spe- cial of tho Mexicans who murdered Will Landrum, a prominent catt e man of Tom Green county, last July have been cap- tured Landrum was pursuing the Mexicans, wbo had stolen and were making off with ttvo saddles from the Ballet ranch, when tbe men turned and shot him from his horse Tlio Snn's Cotton Review. YORK, November 25 -Futures opened at the cost for tiie p The per- jit-i fleclinB from vest B very decided break in il iccrmtita from aianchester Then came tbe contage of cost ot collections was 2 J42 per cent, a decrease of per cent as compared with the previous year _ recovery in Tbey Will All be There. _____NGTON, November 8 Reed arrived bore tbla evening and was asked if any effort of a special nature had been made to secure the attendance of republican members At tue of tbo session He replied that ho deemed (bat for the lra importance ol ev erj republican being present currtd on tlie jti Southern at at the opemns ot tbe houie and continuing to Alice, last nigbi Three oil tanks burate be present until tbe of the session must be twenty four cars, loa led with too obnons to everj member to noed may were burned, involving a total special mention. I -Allen" Co" oi this A tlio consequence, .md the lowest fitmres were twelve to fourteen points below the close of yesterday [Naturally, after eo sharpa de But tbe bull party nave received a bad shock Arnica they will not easily recovert Spot cotton here was dull and vent. tosioa Collision on the Cincinnati Southern. Tenn November 25 fSpe- cial tail-end collision o( troighc trains oc had itsongin in the bursting of the dam en closing Tepel pond Waen the dam gave way a volume of water ten feet deep poured tho -Uto and Neue "Weise.'Manenliider street, Market place and Sprudelgasse Jhe Kas and works were completely ruined Tho ilood continued four hours, -naen the waters subdued The river Ejjer into the Tepcl flows i, now avast lake faeveral corpses have been neen floating on the but it is behet ed there haa been no loss of life in Cailsbad itself_______ balutlng: tbe BraziUins. ORE November the Brazil- ian warships hive passed in Sandy Hook, the Guanibara at J Oj o'clock p m and the Aquidabaii at 3 12 o'clock p m The Dolphin and Yorktown which had anchored near the Spit anaiting their arrival, fired salutes French Duties on Meats. PAT-IS November 23 tariff committee has raised the import duty on mutton from _S to o2 francs per ICO kilos and Jtas imposed duties of 20 francs per 100 kiloa on pork ana butcher s meats lb francs on smoked or sal ted pork 50 francs on pate de foie grits, 27 francs on salt beef Calling Jn tlie Old Coins LOMION official Ghetto publishes a government proclamation calling in by March 1st all gold coins issued prior to the iccesH on of Queen Victoria to the throne After the date mentioned such coma will not ho leg-il tender to Booth's Scheme LONDON, November the latest subscriptions received by General Booth, of the Salvation Army, for the promotion of his philanthropic scheme, are two checks for each and OIIL for The fund now amounts to Death of Air James X) Shepherd AMERICAS, Ga November 25 Mr James D biiepherd, one of the most widely known cotton warehousemen in snath- west Georgia, d ed on Yesterday at his home m Americas after a long illness He was for some years connected with the alliance ware- house and wai regarded as one ot the most re- liable rjil honorable business men in this citj He a and two grown daueb- ters A Wildcat ItUIed. ALBANY, Ga 25 i _ While hunting la the Oafcy woods at the Law ton plantation the other" day, Mr T M Kelson killed an enormous wildcat, -which made a gallant fight with the dogs before it could be dispatched Mr Nelson has tbe akin and head well preserved, and wall transform them into a handsome rug aaa trophy of hia prowess BREVITIES. Thorn Mr Sexton sst on nis right and McCarthy ihero was but on Jus aud the turee conversed. CHSBRINQ GLADSTOVB Shortly after Mr ParneU reappeared Glad fctone entered the house and was greeted with loud cheers The Pirnelhte merrbers did not know un- til after tbe reading of the queen s sneecb. at what t me they were to meet "M> Parnell, who Ind not communicated with his followers since the sending out of a circular calling a meeting; of the nationalist members Ail de- clared that if Mr Parnell was elected to re- tain the leadership he would receive the full support of his party Individual nationalists, however recognizing the feeling of English liberals in the matter expressed themselves as opposed to Mr Parnell's retaining the leadeiship No one knew what Mr Parnell s decision would be but all declared that ho do the thing The liberal members almost unani- mously of the conviction that Mr ParneU would have to go MB PAET.EI.L STILL LEADS The nationalist meeting was held in a com- mittee room in the house of commons. Every nationalist member in town was present, and tho room was crowded Mr Powers, chief nationalist whip, presided, with Mr McCarthy on his nzrht Mr ParneU was cheered as be entered the comnmtee room and took his seat on the loft of the chairmin There was a general impression beforehand that Air Parnell would be asked to preside as usual but hen the members had assembled, Mr McCarthy's proposal that Mr Powers be made chairman was accepted Ihe s pnvate out outsiders in The crrr dors heard constant cheering as Mr era explained the feeling of the Irish party towards its leadei THAMCS HIS FRIENDS Mr Farnell made an address to the meeting, in n hick he thanked his followers for his re- election Ho said it was for tho Irish mem bers to decide whether he should lead them If their decision had been a negative one, or there had been any diversity of opinion among he would ciieerfully have withdrawn from public life jSfothing but tlie conviction that h j colleagues debited to still utilize his ices in their common cause induced him to rcsumo the position under his altered circumstances exposed him, and them through him, to the attacks of their opponents. GLABSXOXK ABVI3K3 PUlNELI, TO BESIGN At the request of Mr Gladstone, John Mor- ley has communicated to Mr Parnell the fol- lowing letter, written on Monday Dear Mr Morley Having arrived at a certain concln ion with regard to the continuance of Mr Parnell B leadership of the Inah knave seen M- McCarthy on nav arrival in bave n quired from him whether I am likely to receive trum Mr himself anj communication on the subject Mr McCarthy replied that he was unable to give me anj information I mentioned to him tluc in alter the terrible murders in Phoenix park Mr Parnell, totally re moved irora mv idea of responsibility had spontaneously written me an goffer to take Chiltem Hundreds, an offer much to his honor but which I thought it mv duty to decline "While clinging to the hope of a communication from Mr to whomsoever addressed, I thought it necessary Tiewmc the arrangements for the commencement of the seaalon tomorrow to acquaint Mr McCarthy with the conclusion at which alter using all ineans of observation and reflection in iny power I had mjself arrived at. It wad that, notwithstanding the splendid services rendered oy Mr Parnell to Ins country, his con tinuance at present in the leader ship would be productive of consequences disastrous in the highest degree tu the of Ireland I th nb I may bo war ranted in asLJng you fir to expand tiie conclu Mr VarncUecon tiniiancc as a leader would not only place many heart? and effective friends of the Irish cause in a position of great embarrassment but would ren tier IDV retention ot the leaderalup of the liberal party, based, as it has been, mainly upon the prtiitcutuon of the Irish cause almoat anuUt This expansion of roy views I begged Mr The president yestarday appointed John C Gouc'Ioi. aa jvuscriastcr at riigcu uLLi Ala The di JtinwiM ap oa jury wstcrday returned in tinat thir lumea in of J orJt nock yntortij. ____ ____ Ltemplmted tion but I also Dogged he >r known to the Irish party at their t morrow, that snclttraa mv conclusion if i uiul that Mr Parttell had t ID mtciiipUt] any sitsp ol toe nature lu h In 30 i in Mr M arthy nnable t c >n manirute with Mr 1 ar n 11 i you may biv Iiave opening tomorrow an other cJuuwei SbotUd you ban aucb an opening, I beg ym to mike ktum to 30r. Liberal leaders are of the opinion that Mr Gladstone a ultimatum was au absolute neces- sity Mr Gladstone is annoved becinso "Mr Parnell at the meetan of h s followers d d not mention his intorvie v with Air Morley, and resents Jseenlj Mr Fame 1 his protest Mr Gladstone hid previously intimated to eiio to iny amendment to tm it Mr J ar nell waa re-elected to tho In h leadersh p llut> the sudden end of to s aebate The atives ai d umcimt, glee- fully in tho house er the split in tue oDposition COMMENT Ot LIBERVI, NFWSPVPEItS Liberal papers througbouc the countrv re- gret Mr s decision and in manv in stances comment in the strongest termb upon his flouting Mr Gladstone Conservative and unionist newspapers are rejoicing over the split which they consider as disastrous to tho Crladstoman partv as that of 1886. arid winch believe may posmbly prove a fatal blow to the home rule aspirations of the Irish people SHAELi-NG Among those who greeted >Ir as he niade his was to his place in the house of com- mons was Jacob Bright, -n ho rose from his seat as ATr Parnell approached and shook hands with him Mr Balfour announced that he weald rein troduce the Irish land bill, Thursday next. MR. SMITH S NOTICE W H Smith, government leader intimated that the government would take tbe whole time of the house until the leading bills were read a second tune He said the government did not intend to appoint a commission to m mro into tho lei ef expedition The ministry he added vras. in no sense responsi ble for the selection of Stanley s staff Mr SHney moved a resolution simply thanking the queen for the speech addressed by her maiestj to parliament "Mr Fulton (consei itive) seconded the motion SFFTH or GLADSTONE Mr Gladstone sard the c'langre in. the form of an address in reply to thp queen's speech, appealed to proceed from the assumption that only a single amendment could be moved on the new form Anxious as he was to expcctiato business by prevent a sion of to ncs not men tioned in tiie speecb. fiom the tl rone, be felt tuatthe difficult} of thus a debate hid been greatly increased bv Mr Smith s an- nouncement of the crovernment s inten- tion to the time of tl e house until tbe Kovemmcnt bills were read a seeond time "Many mem bers-woud not bo willing to permit their former prrv Hedges to be curtailed More over the eminent .nad avoided inference to some impbrtant Was the house to understand that there existed nothing iu the differences with the Lmted States regardin the Behnng sea that was likely to interfere with the continued existence of tho friendliest relations with their kith and fan ac rosa the Atlantic? Ought the recent events in tie Turkish that had made a deep impression upon the inind ind heart of tl e country tojbe treated with silence OSIISS10VS THE S BPEFCIT Althoagli he -did not expect to imd in. tne speech from tbe throne any reference to the painful statements that hid been mado regard ing the Emm relief expedition he des red tc know whether the relations of the government toward the expedition had been such as to make it tho duty of the ministry to take to ascertain what truth v.as in the statements that comprised the reputation of the people for humanity Referring to Ireland, Mr Gladstone said .t was unfortunare that the not content with inserting in the speech words stating the improved condition of the country, but likewise thought it necessary to oomph ment themselves about tho cause of the im provemont, whereon members ot the opposition uero bound to expiess dissent The list ol measures which had been put as a postscript to the speech placed the government in a position of no responsibility regarding them They were told that the ministry had ore- pared a bill proposing local government foi Ireland Would that condoling assurance satisfy the country "Was the house pre- pared to wait indefinitely upon the con venience of the government in order to learc how they intended to deal with the grcatesi questions of the day? f Ones of hear, hear Mlt SMITH S KEPLT Mi Smith, replying to Mr Gladstone, de- clared that the government had the strongest hopes that the Behnng sea negotiations would prove successful He knew no rrasons for apprehending any ditncultv in connec- tion with the matter Tlie government sympathized with tho persecuted people of the Turkish empire and tool- what measures were pncticablo to abate their sufferings In regird to the JEmm relief expedition, tho gov ernment had no right to institute an inquiry. Tho expedition was a pureiy under taking Regarding the distress in Ireland, ample measures would be taken to meet the trouble and care for the peopie in, every dis- trict Air Morley intimated that he would intro- duce a motion concerning the recent events ID and Mr Smith promised that an opportunity would be gn en for a full discus- sion of the subject GOSSIP Or THE It transmred that during the trial of the O Shea divorce case natioi alist members of parliament pledged tber-isehcs to support Mr Parnell tho result of the trial might be and not to consider the sentiment of Eng- lish liberals in the matter Sir Charles Kusscll in a speech at Hockney, said that many Irish members were sad at heart because of the calamity that had be- fillen the cause of Ireland He behoved they wished that Mr I arncll should bo-v his head to tl c fctorm ind recognize the fact that he had inflicted a serious wound upon the conscience of the neople of both countries and had da naged" the cause for which he had fought so long The InsL members met it 10 o'clock, as a- ranged, but vithout Mr Parnell, w ho was in another part of the house Another meeting has been arranged for tomorrow Several liberal cand dates ten let ters aniiounc ng tmu tl e> wjll withdraw from the neld, foresee cer am defeat The Parneili cs opeuK a? ert the neau to to Mr Paruell en shouTd de- lay home rule fifteen doing Xlie publication of it e Jc'ter caused intense excitement in the lot b es of The house of com mons The Parne'iitcs gatue-ed la groups and informally discussed tho situation result- ing from Sir Glads-xme's "Ctron Fmallj a formal meeting of the nationalist members was called for at 10 o clock tonight It is learned that Mr G adstonc had an m Mr Parnell before tho publica- tion of the letter to Mr and that he Mr Parnell to retire from the leader- elup of the nationalist par j THE DAILY TEWS OV THH CHIfclS The Daily News, in in article headed "Glad- stone and Parnell says It is with the deepest sorrow that we put to- frether probably fortlie last tnic the two that lipad tins artic'e the conjunction or rather the contrast represents as no otter collocation, c' rds could tlie ino us wh c i tli" Irish peop e t uec ae Vc Irish beraufic we will cot Co i (w-i.ru Jjc t a. siHgle uiotaentthe attit lc tt o jf ral ji trt- in tue face of this fcrear 114 rr r e are ci-ni-'ncetl that iKdst i e letter w rju, t rTcrvwhere as it cntbui and devoted loyjklty Diinjjetl wltb. n 'ST4PFR1
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