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Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - December 12, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia voi- ATLANTA, GA., FRIDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 12, PAGES. PRICE riVE CElsTS AF- aLWGHTSCHEME FRUSTRATED _d Debate 011 the Force Bill Will i? in Its Old Conrsotntil Every senator Has a Cliance to Speak jiNoros Decemoer 11 of the seiia e struck a snag Ju -hen they attempted to have that body ,_ ilioa-sadaj uuti the force bill can upon Tho democrats consulted lL 3 -eaolation u called for, and quietly lT xtr Morgan up to do some el r Morgan was not m good turn either, rle would have talked on Ue ed a short w} lie, and benator BJB floor I, AIK i LOOK r "srtv Hami shire c'-aiik attempted to be Ho "as the resolution It nlJict and de.it x upon the sen o so hird It was too great i mien to listen to democratic oiators I i j ui is to tlone no siitl, the ruies of tg should bo ch and force oted It was a duty the republicans P o .he count! Ho then branched off r> sabjectl.eT.rLst 1 is heart, tho Blair ed jua W aiul certain senators Job on 'mtl IC But 3j [j0eQ repo-ud to the house, and he had i, r Feed v> ord rcr it i.hat it sho lid pas-s 3 seftwoii Ho hoped tho speaker -would his d tl ing senators 3 do M Blair clo ed bv Bvating tho du J y moTO importance than j.tf b but Ito 1 opod to see the latter SUM, once Y StNATOP MI ST BE HKAKI> 1 en me I in the debate Senator Of tho sluewd old parha rf j an said sometl ing ch brought Hoar to Jus feet to isk. 5 ou willing to allow the debate to >i until every senator on both sides of _ -Tiber has. been heard to the fullest ex e dca res responded the Tenncsseeaii t L 3 tho galleries applauded, and Hoar TS tl em cleared This talk consumed f -Qing boir which ends at 2 o'clock i_ k enator "Morgan would not agree to i t the reso ution to sit day and night it and the force bill proper was at o republicans did the talking today I ocrats have ndcPed it so uniuercifullv cou'd no longer keep their holes ?r ilson of a attempted for tvo KHJ tad a written but he v, as not in ith the handwriting or hid never oioie and consequently made a verv ch of it JL COLONEI- PHOM Frye, tho tin colonel from Sat so ott F Sheopard of Isew Ent; j tho floor, and ranted aud tore his a. i hour Jie kepu out of jonets tlanng tho war and never tc 0.0 of oatt e JG appeared for tuo br E co a free and fair ballot he t lie 11 idst of his blood and thunder TU I am in or of putting a bajonet ji- CTj bl Juv i a tho h ssed lum perhaps for -sttimf i i tue Ui orj of the senate But Tvenuon He i.olt' auout all tho good the election law had uone T eliartjed tho onpos tion to the bill a consj iracy be- tsn Tammany and the confederacy fo roYen isir eeUioiis in tins country He -s tired of hn-Mng ballot boxes stuffed in the oith TLe repub icanj> in the majority tr 3 coiiutrj if they could oto and have 0 r counted There were some honest n bo de-nocratic party wheit thev were ide of politics, but when connected with ics it was impossible to find an honest in the lanu He as asked by Senator Faulkner, of "West Vmnia if be hid heard of a single charge of r saed votes or of an unfair election in -e contest 3 could not answer but kept up lus until o o clock D REPLIES ator Daniel replied briefly "epubncan sneeches today had an object vere made for tho purpose of bringing Jw ub1 icans together in favor of the bill, y mil miss it Tue caucus committee i iarovise but one method of securing a That is for some fearless republican T to take the chair, outrage the rules 1 tie vote in the face of democratic o ion But, unfortunately for Hoar he a find a man wuo will dare do this eqnently the Massachusetts granny feels ck today He still says the bill will t he don't know how it will be done MOMXAV NIGHT'S CAUCUS A -aucus Monday nigbt will put an end to way or tho other Tbe democrats are 1 dy jubilant They feel that they have cally won the fight THE GEORGIANS IV WASHINGTON Grimes was in his seat in tbe house He has been detained in Columbus on business Mr Grimes has repeatedly "quested to become a candidate for tbe MD of tbe next house, but, as the speak o and clerkship cannot both go to Geor- aechned to run Jordan was today appointed posfc- luet at the opening ol tbe new World m New York, last evening They id tonight y nve Georgians hare within the past p-i3 beeu appointed to clerkships in tho office here Colquitt will p-obably speak on the tomorrow E B ON he Republicans to Apoloslze for the Supervisor SHINGTON December 11 tbe senate tchell offered a resolution which was D instructing tho postoffice committee rs into the feasibility and postal savings banks in connec- all or certain classes of postoffices Uu the country esolution offered yesterday by Mr or daily meetings of the senate at 10 m and for recesses from 5 30 to 8 ID was taken up Cixroll suggested that if 11 o'clock a -3d lor .he hour of meeting, there in opportunity to attend to some whereas if the senate 10 o'clock no committee e done He also questioned tlie f sobbious, and the probu- I tend ince of a quorum He re- e uuato that dimng lost ses.-> oa bill as under consideration our for meeting was 10 o'clock uerj -8 no night sessions and yet SPAPLRl msmasa was done in a most pleasant and satisfactory manner Mr Plumb retogmred tho force of the sug- but ored trvmp tl e experiment ur Keajran thojpht that the senators might ,ust aa ell be frank ith one another Thev all understood on both b des that tho >bjectof pioposition WHS to choke oil do Jato on the elect on bill and to ont its fulJ, :reo and deliberate consideration If ive-e the purpose of the majority it had the to carry it out This resolution was the rst stop in that direction and would bo In larrnony with the purpose of thabill, in o- tlio goveinuenfi and in taking away from the states the of powers and the performance of dutiei is Inch h Je to them since the foundation of tho eminent Tbo bill proposed to chance the 'orui oi tho government from one of 6elf- to one of force and coercion Such a change not to be made without ;he most careful deliberation Tbo diM1 ission of the bill o ight not to be strangled by a intended to wear out the senators and. present a fiir consideration of the bill He protested, against the adoption of tho resolution as uujubt to tho senate and unjust to the Amer can poople Mi Morgan also argued against the resolu- tion Ho dcnbtcd etner there were five honators on tho republican Ride who could tell the of tne senate substitute, and ie believed thai, there were many senators on that sido who had nev er road tho house bill or substitute It was very evident that tho members of the committee on privileges and elections had not; themselvesreadit for there has been a weighty, and serious and solouui difference of opinion >luch was not jot heard) auioiip. them as to wh it the substitute actua ly contuued Ho warned Fhe senators that they had better gne limo for us disc Thev had better try Lo convince the country that the> were right and that the democratic senators were wrong or else there would be some 3av, an application of the principles of the bill to the senate itsolt oi himself no matter how much his physi- cal powers might be taxed by tho long hours [jropo-ied, ho would try to keep along with the procession but he should insist havmp the company of his friends on tbe other Mde They could expect to go to their committee rooms or their houses and smoke their cigars in peace and comfort while tho democrat c senatora were at their post of 'on tho picket line They would have to have company, and f the republican senators adopted tuo resolution thoj would have to expect to carry it out, aud ho gave notice now whenever ho believed that a quorum was absent from the senate chamber he should make that point and the rbsent senatois called bark from their places of delightful ro ret romeiit so that they should be at the pains of listen Jig to tho arguments which it cost Un- democratic senat >rs so much pa ns to make Hiat is fair and and he bad merely soii for the of son ing that notice Discussion on BIr Plumb s resolution was 1 opt up (aund considerable excitement on the floor and in the until 2 o clock u hen it went over without action Tl o election bill was then taken up ai d Mr Wil son of Iowa addressed the senate in its advo- cacv Mr I rye laid that in his speecn of a few days the senator from Virg ma (Mr Dan iclj had made reference to (he Liynde report The reference t it seemed to point to the con elusion, that ho (Mr Bryo) joined in the report Mr Frve explained that himself Forney and Ijndohdd composed a subcommittee seut to Ise v by tbe forty fifth to mvos ngate Davenport and T ynde had drawn up and signed a report containing hia own views It had been prmeuted to the house ordered to be minted and recommitted It had never seen the of day from that hour to this y Frjo then passed high. etiJogium upon Air Davenport and went on to sav Bayonet and by aide But that not the conception of the republic which its founders had and was not the conception the republic which tnc Amencar people had today Mr said If it was necessary to so cure a free b-11 it Mr is much virtue in an 1 if This bill has got a bavonet with if tho supervisor of election chooses to put it there "Mr Daniel admitted that the elections in Isew ork citj h id been punned, but claimed that toat result was di e, not to Daven port, but to the good citizens of both political parties The distinctive charge mada against that gentleman was that he had pros tituted and debased the machinery of justice and had shown himself to be a conscienceless tyrant and despot He read an article from liie !New Sun of the 10th of December headed Davenport Catches It, and stating that the United States grand jury bad admin istered a stinging rebuke yesterday to John I Davenport and his man Douel (L mted States Commissioner Deuel) After an executive session tho senate ad journed_______ THE SITUATION T3ie Committee on Banking; Meet and Talk About Our Financial Condition December 11 house committee on banking and currency met this morning and there was a general discussion of the financial situation There was const d erab o difference of opinion manifested eral of the membe-s thought that the great need was the restoration of public conhdence, and that with this secured, financial affa ra right themselves Mi Walker of Massachusetts and 01 o or two other members of the committee were in favor of additional legislation in the interest of national banka and Mr Walker will draft a bill to meet his Mews o! -what should be done to permanen ly bettor the financial situation Tho result of the discussion was the adoption of a resolution to request tbe house to sot apart a day for fcthe consideration and disposition of Chairman Dorsey's bill to reduce tbe circulation iNATIONtk BAXK VOTES TO BE TAXED Mr Mornll of Kansas, was authorized to report favorably the bill to subject national bani-s and United States treasury notes to state taxation In his report on this hill, Mr Mornll says our committee can "ee no good reasons wny one form of currency should, be exempt from tax ation wliile another is liable to lie taxed Gold and silver are taxable and certificates or treosurv notes redeemable in gold anil siHer ought to be plaeed on the same basis AMEiticA'x GOING ABROAD A groat deal of money h is boeu sent abroad to bu> consols. Onlv the other day J- man told me he had put SI 000 000, about all he had, in English consols Of course it is foolibh but the people are alarmed The national executive silver committee delegated (reiieral J "Warner, of Ohio andinmcibG INewlanda, of INevaua, to draft an address to congress, and this ad dress is made public It opens as follows The national executrto silver committee, be- licvmg that tho present money stringency and the breaufngdown of credit on both sides of the Atlantic are due mainly if not entirely to tho rttempt to conduct the worlds growing business, its vast debts on narrowing tne tesisof eold as a ain tie TUODCJ standard appeals w> congress to delay no .on-ti the restnr i- tSnfof silver to mil mite t use as nn.nei witit all the rights of coinage ami tei der possessed byahedremamdor of the adc.reas is an argument in support of the contention tuat free silver coinaeo and that alone, will remedy the evils affecting our financial system Increasing the volume of currency or multiph mg credit can at best afford only temporary relief, and the proposed issue of new paper money will tend to displace si ver "n the same degree that they have gold It estimates that silver coinage to the aggregate of 000 OOP 13 needed______ A Kojno Zvlllccl MEMPHIS Teiin December 11 K Harvell. a printer, was run over and killed by a tram at Lake Cormorant, Mlas., yesterday. His motfcei resides at Borne, IEBY IS THE MAN. HUE EXD OF TllTS SOUTH SEXATOBIAI, F1GUT, IN WHICH THE FARMERS WIN. Speaker John H M Jrby Secures tljo Nom- ination on the Fourth Life and Services SJtetched. S C December 11 Senator Wade Hampton has been defeated And the new ecu a tor will bo Speaker John L M Irby Tho result was reached amid intense ex- citement Up until tlio last moment the JOHf L M IltEl, more sanguine fneuus of Hampton antici- pated a break in favor the old chief- the break came On the fourth ballot tho veto stood Irbv a05 Hampton 42 Donaldson 10 THE SE ATOi; The Hon J L M was born at Laur- ens on September 10 >4 He is the son of Colonel James II Irbj I uirena, and MiS-i Earle of Greonrille ITe attended the Unj- vorjity of Virginia and afterward Princeton college Leaving there he read law for tlireo years under Judge Mclver but only practiced Ins profession >carj Since then he has fa med near Ijanrens He was an active woil er in the famous campaign of '76, and or- a military company in Laurens, of winch ho was made captain and afterwards ha was die sen a staff officer under Governor Hampton with the lank of colonel HIS POI ITIt SKB.VICK He is i rea lj debater and forcible speaker IH 18SG ho was elected to the house of renre- and returned by an increased majoritr in 1888 Ibis fall he was again a candidate for the legislature and v. as elected Ho vras an ardent follower of Captain B R Tillman, and was ono ot his most trusted ad Msers all through the recent memorable cam "When the Tillman wing of the demo- cratic party secured control of the party machinery Colonel Irby was made chair- man of the state executive committee management of the late camDaign wag en- trusted to hint He proved himself a courte- ous leader and abandoned many of tho tatftics thit made hua eminently successful as a paitisan It is said that it was due to his cool head and wise judgment that the recent elec tioi passed off so quietly throughout the state gHia ELECTION TO THE SPFAKKBSH1P "When the legislature met bv common con sent it was agreed among the victorious ele xnent that Colonel Irby should be chosen spe iker He had no opposition for that office nnd has made an acceptable presiding officer Many thought that Colonel Irby would expect a higher reward for his services during the re cent campaign than tho complimentary posi tion of speaker but few thought that his ambition would lead him to aspire to be Wade Hampton's successor in the United States senate Colonel Irby never openly declared himself as a candidate for the Ho maintained absolute silence, except, perhaps in the inner circle of his particular friends The work was done by nis friends and his co-workers of the Tillman wing of the democracy SENATOR IBBT PEHSOT ILLY Colonel Irby is a man of striking personal appearance, and is said to he possessed of con siderable magnetism He is one of the best whips seen about the legislative halls in Columbia On more than one occasion be has saved his party from confusion and conse quent defeat He is a leady speaker, and a debate! quick at repartee He will, in all likelihood, be the youngest member of the United States senate character and at their conclusion the remains were taken to Rock Creek cemeterv for; temporary deposit, till arrangements are maue foi taking them to Cincinnati______ THE FAKMKJRS IN FZ.OBXDA APPROPRIATION The House Agrees to the Bill "Without WASHINGTON, December 11 house went into committee of the whole (Mr rows, of Michican in the chair) on the fortifi cation appropriation bill The bill was read ai d agreed to without discussion and Hio committee having risen the bill was passed together with the bill appropriating MOO 000 to meet tho de ficicncy in the appropriation for public print- ing and binding In the morning hour the committee on jndi- nary called up and the house passed the bill, amending section 5515 of the revised statutes An iinendmont provides i penalty for any person having the cubtody of ballots and returns ifter an election has been. held who shall alter such returns or erase the name of any candidate foi representative or delegate in congress from any of the ballots m his custody, or in any way alter or deface the same, with tho intent to affect such elec tion Cons deration of the bill to indemnify purchasers of swamp lands, and to reimburse the several states for landaf due them under the swamp lands act, occifpied the greater part of tl e afternoon, but fcrallj went over without action Mr Hoi nrm who principal onponsnt having raibed the no quorum, and tho houso adjourned IH'LEAN'S The Delegates Banqueted and Barbecued on All Sides SAM-ORD, Fla December 11 [Special Ttte national alliance excursion party left Tampa at C 30 o clock last night, and arrived at Ivi8simee at 1 o clock this iroramg where half of the party stopped for the n ght, the other half going on to Orlando At Kissimee the reception committee took charge of the alliance viMtc-rs., and JBoreign Land Agent K-reamer entertained cho prebS representatives He gave them a magnificent banquet which lasted until 5 o'clock, and waa most hilariously participated in and enjoyed The whole- party left Kisfaunee this morning for the famous St Cloud plantation, and at 11 o'clock hundred acres of cane wero grown there this season, will turn ont A 000 000 pounds of sugar At 12 o'clock noon, the jam left St Cloud for Oviedo, where a grand barbecue was served, and returned here at 8 o clock this evening Livingston Polk and Macune made hne sneeches at all points, in which they argued the oarlj coming of the common people's reign. THK WASHINGTON THEIS POSITION. ABOUT THE DIVISION IN THE PARTY Tlio leadership of Mr Parnell, Under Pres- ent Circumstances, Would Defeat tlio Years for Borne Itnle People Attend the Services Over tho EC mains "WASHINOTOK, December 11 great es- teem in which Washington McLean, the de- ceased journalist, is he'd waa never shown m a more marked manner than by tho distra gu sned characteiof the neoplo "nho ed at hib late residence H Jackson place, todaj to pay their last tribute to Jus memory TheMJ included tbe president of the Suited States, the ernor of Ohio and Mrs Campbell, the vice president and Mrs the secre- tary of state and Mrs Blame, General aud Mrs Sherman, General and Mia Payne, Justice and Mrs Blatchford, Justice and Mrs Gray, Senator and Mrs Stanford Colonel John Hav, Mrs Cockrell, Mrs Tiffany Senator Dolptt Mr? Kite, Goneral Eutteraurth Genera! and Mrs IbvjCoK JdC V Soj i on. Senators Voorhecs and McPIieibon, Mr and Mrs B H "Warden, Senator and Mrs Carlisle, beuator. and, Mrs. Hale, aud many other friends ol the fauuly. The ceremonies were of the simplest The Sale of Thorn In Philadelphia Yes- terday. PniLADEijPHi i, Pa December 11 The sale of the Washington relics, boloncjing to ttie Irfjwis estate closed tonight with evervthmp sold The total amount realised was OS which largely exceeded the expectations of the executors of tlio Jvewis estate The ladies of tho Mount "Wmoii Association were spir bidders and made many purchases anu were the observed of ill observers Martha asrungton Bible, winch has had SCO topper pUteb, engraved by Jonn S-uart, inserted, was won, after a hvolj nght by Mitchell, a New York bookseller for Tins was the highest amount given today ThehooTc, which wis printed at Oxford, in 17 contains two siguitures Martha in addition to the family record of the Lewises JBB PEESONS And Then Committed In Arkansas Sx Louis, December 11 special to The Republic from Fort Smith, Ark, says Charles Joplin shot and hilled nvo persons today at Tenuy lead mine, twevle miles from here, and then committed suicide by shooting himself Those killed were John Miller, his wife his grow n daughter, Lonella, Dr btowart, a prominent physician aud a man whoso name la unknown Tho shooting occurred late in tho day and details are meager The only clue to the cause of tho killing lies in the report that Dr Stewart intimated tbat Joplin was the cause of Mias Miller s trouble His Precedes Him Ala December 11 Frank Paulk, a raw recruit of the Fourth Ar tillery, United States armj, was arrested fo larceny lost night at the depot while in charge of a corporal, on route to headquarters in Atlanta, Paulk, while on a drunk broke into his roommate s trunk and purloined a razor, which he sold Ho admits his guilt, but pleads his condition He is a country lad, and eigned for service at the recruiting office in this city _ ________ Two Old Offenders Caught FLOKENOE, Ala December 11 Deputy United States Marshal L B Sheen field returned today from the Cowpens witu wo moonshiners Henry Kennedy Jobei' Jaolc fetutt were arrested for illegil distilling After a preliminary trial beforeCom niassioner Smith they were bound over to the United States court Both are old offenders and have several indictments renting against them A t of Not Guilty. MAT'S LANDING N J December 11 jury in the case of Joseph F Young, of Phila dilphia, on trial for the murder of his TV ife in the hotel at Atlantic Citj by shooting her on the. discovery of what he believed to be con- vincing evidence of her unfaithfulness re- turned a verdict of nrt guilty it 11 30 o'clock tl is morning The jury had been out oiiue 4 o clock yesterday afternoon. An Inspector "Waylaid December R Taylor a prominent lumber inspector was assiulted this evening and his throat cut He "will probably die The cause of tbe affair is a mystery yet, but the parties ire known to the police and will be arrested tonight by His Own Race. JACKSONVILLF, Tla December 11 "Wnliims an ol 1 negro living eignt miles from Quincv i1 la was lynched by negroes last night The houses and outbuildings of kevenl negroes have recentlv been burned, and it ia thought ho was tho gailty ua The San s Cotton Keilew. Nrw "VORK December 11 opened at four to si-v points decline closing: steidy it n. de rime of one point on Ucceraber and nVve to eiuh points on other months from prices Liverpool showed marked depression to for arrival at prices mncli below current quotations In tact this was said to Le tbe main cause c f the decline in Liverpool Tho differences between ear'v and lite months wore not quite o widi. is ycsterdav but remained wide cnouj h to he ftsubjeutof frequent comment The i rnblem of tbe moment seems to he at wjat price will capital come forward tike the uotton crop and carry it until it shall he v-inted for con sumption Sj ot cotton wab more active today Nominations and Confirmations, WASHINGTON December II presidenl today nominated Constructor Theodore D "Wilson, Umtod State8 navy to be chief ol the bureau of construction and repair and chief constructor of the navy, with the rela- tive rank of commodore To be postmas ers South Gcrlacb, Orangeburg courthouse Cornelius Ji Blooton can Jordan Cuthbert Tho senate today confirmed tlio nominations Koixma do California, minister to the Central American s Htes C A Dougherty of Pennsylvania, secretary ot the legation to Alexico Postmasters Elizabeth. Taylor, Dilton, 1 G Meekiu, Cedo-itown________ Salt an Attorney General. CotLiUiBi'i, S C Dect-mber 11 As indicated in s d spatUies ai probeole, a w imnt was this ening hwom out by G es against Y J Pope general of South Carolina cha'-ginp him v a misdemeanor and violation ot th oth sides tbat a general election must bring home rule a inajontj Mr Jarnell, in his manifesto discusses no other d except that of the Gladstoman majority at ho e oct on being too lorpc The diesolu ;Ion of parliament couid not be deferred beyond It would almost certainly take place beforo twelve months AH that was necessary to secure the triumph for wliicli our people had so long and made such sacrifices that L should raiBG the necessary funds to preserve lie evicted tenants from destruction and kee their rgamzatiou untouched. The effect would i ive been to force the coercion government to !ace a election m the same condition of ab ect a.nd failure in which the gallantry of ;lie Irish tenantry had kept it throughout the nvo years of incessant conflict wjtb coercion An evicted tenants fund that would bridge over tho Interval was all that was demanded The Irisb. raco in Amerua was enthusiastically supplying it In less thin two weeks nearly glOO OJO were subscribed in responee to our appeals It was certain that a sufficient sum would ne subscribed to put an end to the last hope of the coercionists ind enable the Irish people to the general Section with unbroken ranks and confident lienrts What is it tbat has dashed the hopes of SIT weeks ago fnat the question we ask every Irishman to answer calmly to his own conscience in this solemn hour hat had occurred to make every Irish heart trembie with forebodings now at the prospect of that general election vnich sir weeks ago tney lonLed lor as the assured hour of victory0 "vir Farnell asks us to tliat the change Is due to the treachery ot Mr Gladstone and to the corruption of that Insli party to whose fidelity he at their last banquet in his honor only a few months ago attributed the success of his partv which, stuck to his leadership to the last minute of the 1 ist hour when it was possible to re- tain him without dooming the Irish cause to cer in rum Letanv thinking man ask himself whether either of these is the true explanation of the sudden and woetul of our Is it credible that the Hawardcn conversation of twelve months ago as to tho possible details of the future home rule bill was the real movine cause" We may there fore T erliapb claim even amidst the fierce pas ot the hour patient attention from our coun trj iiflftv when we attempt to do the onlv thing that i" left in our power to aid them in their mo mentous to impress upon them our deep conviction EhatMr s deplorable imnuta ion ot mutiny on the part of his colleagues ind tre tckery on Mr Gladstone 3 part are abso Intel v bast loss and unreal aide issues raised up for the purpose of diveitinK tbe judgment ot im j ulsivo Iriahmen iiom the real isnue wnich everr man of Irish blood will have the duty of pro nouncmg upon within the next few weeks under the most solemn obligations to nis conscience and to Jus country Tbat issue is whether it is humanly possible to in tbe seiieral election under Farnell s leader amp and if the loss of the general election is the certain and indisputable price of retaining him can air Parnell himeelf, or any rational buraau being honfstlv face the future ind point to any ray of defuute hope to sustain our unhappy people jn the face of the triumphant torv majority ajid helpless and divided Ireland, with Mr Gladstone cone his party irrevocably eatiangui from the Irish leader and the whole British Tieople angered b> the deplorable insults to their and rendered suspicious bj the still more deplorable hints of tbe inamceritv of all our professions of friendship and forgiveness The certaint> of a disastrous election Mr i irnell is too c ear- a statesman for a moment to dispute Ilie horrible consequences that munt cnnue in Ireland be can only pretend to disguise by vapue speculations aa to future parliamentary strategy All eucb snecula- ti mslobe of the tact th Lt the intrigues of p itv politicians in the house of commons aie henceforth replaced by the supreme-vote of the British, democracy who were Buzing the full truth of tho question, hearts and intellects n cro bcj ond all doubt won to tbo principle of Ir teh national self and wbom per istence 111 lamella present methodb would out in sullen distrust of the uses tr which we would put national self government and tne rooted belif l thj.t tlie Irish people were m- c 11 able of exercising it It this be a Uue sta enient of the prospect be fore us in the ca.se ot Mr Paniell s [continuance ii course disastci at the general election and blank helplessness after it is it necessarv to justify by another the action which a itmjoiitj of the Irish representatives have felt themselves coerced to take at tue sacntlce of tbelr own manifest desire and in resistance to their own passions to personal projaptings Having now discharged to the beet ot our power the un enviable duty of placing the issue before our country men in its simplicity and in. all its magnitude it the Irish people deliberately make up their Co "acnllce the general election dismiss Mr Gladstone from public life, repel the British pco pie from our side aud face another quarter of a century of parliamcntar; paralysis and dreary attempts at niBurrectiou and to do all this on a question of punctilio as the terras of a desirability which Mr Parnell himself half con U bow to the sentence which will release ug fr >m political Jives of ceaseless an-t ctiea and toil JI, on the other ban 1 as we e irnestly pray for the B tkc of our long suffering people the hciii ing inacs oi thmkin Irishman throutfhou tuo world resolve that they shall not be pushed over the brink of the abyss, which 13 so fearfully clobe to them the preeent ordeal, born ble though it is will been tbe means of nt, incalculable aid to the homo rule cause, as TV ell saving tlie reputation of our leader from a fatal I ualli our cause once rescued from itt> present deadly peril our race ma> rest assured that which tbe tenderness of devoted col leagues can do will be left undone to heal what ever niaj have been inihcted in the beat of strife and to do justice 10 Mr Parnell s genius and his work so that history may ilrop tear over eriorbof aia jionato hour and may remember on tl e t Irishman and I urn leader of men who found the Iriih cause plunged into helple s pair and whose ar n lilted that cause to the pinnacle of power and cf rriumph MR JIAItEXNGTON INTIEHVIEWED Timothy Harnngton came out with an in- terview tonight In substance, Mr Harrmg ton said he maintained silence hitherto upon tho unfortunate break in tne Irish party oe- cause a general discussion could but lessen the chance of reacmng a and harmonious un- derstanding Ho on at length to declare that his relations to his late colleagues of the most cordial nature still It was not a persou-I matter that caused his mlTcr- If t were a lal matter, he w cult e 1 esitated a longtime But he failed to B( e the sac i ot tne reasoning of the oppo Rition to AJann 11 He knew that his colleague: Sincerely supported Parnell leadership a ful of tho divorce proceedings jtle If Mr. has betrayed any pub- lic trust, that ne should be up as a leader He is gnoved to see his coPeagueh grow o eioquent over tho injuries of Parnel" to C lad stone It been ed as if faith IB "Mr Gladstone TV" is unbc inaed and in Parne 1 smail in dee 1 In political expedic icy see-ied to bj tlio cni aigunjcnt Iiad for oubttn, Parnell froai the eadership The Irish TVO i d Hout the idea of throwing overboan then leader for any such cause as for the in aehnite ai d vague promise of Gladstone o home rme GLADSTONE Decemberll Gladstone wen to Ha warden today, stopping en route to spea' at Eetford and the contin nance of Mr Parnell in be fatai to home rule in Wa, audr fecotland a id i'c Mr Parrell vas no longer leader of tho Irish nationalists, who bad separated P themselves from him He (Gladstone) ad- mitted that the Irish party ought to be mde- pndent and cii s Jerat on and settiO- jiept ol tu s question c s'tt to tie left to them, ut there was 1 cjcnd ail cousidera- jors 11 Insli po itic IJT e y t ie great cause t liberalism 111 L-r Irel ind and Scot- ancJ The trouble ect tlio Irish loader- was an tdditzcnal re 1-1 for ome rule "Whv ho Id Lnq sh Scotch nd Welsh pot .acs iu ui a lue choice ot an Irish leader9 The communication between the libora and ome rule parties an i the on creation r itli Ir Parnell at Kavarden in N emoer IbS9, o said were equally satisfactory to both arties That fact was not bv himself, ccauso lio had no reaso i icl> vO speak bout it, but by the other pa tj He bt ed hat the O'Sliea prrceedinKs wou d ntirely destroy the moral force needed in. reland for anj one who would be the leading hampion of tho national cause Tho liberals elt that m granting home rule they consti- uted the Irish leader the constitutional ruler f Ireland The liberals were an illing, _.fter what had appeared in the divorce court, elative to the pm ate and public conduct of klr Parnell to make lum tho constitutional governor of Ireland. It was absolutely untrue that llr Morley _iad suggested that Air Parnell held offica under the British crown before home rule was onceded The liberal pa-t1 work in parlia- ment was to resist coercioT in Ireland and bat work -was as sacred and as urgent now as t had ever been, no matter who might be the oader of the Irish partj He his hearers not to abandon Ireland on account of anything that bad hap- joned to an individual Tho determination .if the liberals irrevocable they conld not mdertake effectually to support the cause of lome rule at the nert election in connection with one particular name Ho pointed the mportance of continuing the struggle forlre- and declaring legislation for England could aot be obtained till the country had got rid ol he honiQ rule question THE BTA3TIFE5TO The executive committee of the Liberal Association has issued a long manifesto, which concludes as follows Mr Parnell and tho Parnellites have always jeen an untrustworthy body, upon whose >ledges no reliance could be placed, and whose parliamentary antecedents made them unfit and unsafe allies for any great party Recent events must have forced this consider- ation upon the minds of many home rulers No distinction can be made between Parnell and his adherents and a majority of his party who seek to depose him The latter ted his policy, and now makei a sacrifice of him as a means of extort- ing fresh terms from their allies A mistake Che Bntibh home rulers was in allowing themselves to be convinced that either the methods or objects of the Irish revolution havo changed "Neither the Parnellite faction nor the secoders will ever accept home rule with- out a mental reservation for absolute separa- tion and complete Irish independence Any scLemo for home rule, based upon other Insu declarations is and always baa been, illusory. THF SSIZTTB.E OI "UMTED IBELA'ND DUBI iv, December 11 struggle for the possession of TJnited Ireland assumed a new phase this moruing Again Mr Parnall is in possession of the offices of the company. When of Mr Parnoll, who suc- ceeded last night in forcing an entrance to the office and in destroying all the leaders had been prepared by Leamy who was ap- pointed >este to succeed Bodkin who was acting editor during tho absence of William. O Brien, took their departure, they left a guard in possession with orders to ze-iist any attempt of Parnell or his friends to enter this building This irarninc Parnell proceeded to the ofhce, and with tho assistance of a crowd oi his supprrters forced open the door and took possession Tho police witnessed the affair, but did not interfere in any After 1 e had succeeded in recapturing the office Parnell went to a window and addressed tho crowd outside To guard against anj further attempt on the part of Paruell s opponents to recap uro the oihcc, no one was allowed to enter and the doors and windows were closed bolted and barred Par- nell was accompanied by a tttaff of editors that he appointed jesterdav, and when the oflica vas secured aga nst intruders all conversation, with outsiders wah carr ed on through a key hole "When Parnell made tbe assault upon the office this morning he himself was armed with. a crowbar, vhich lie used in forcing the front: door open In the afternoon Parnell started for Cork A largo crowd was at King's Bridge denot, and when he made his appearance to take the train he was loudlj cheered The recapture of the office of United Ireland from Mr Paruell a forces, labt night was a matter of no diincultj, as tho building had been left in charge of one man and Ins wife The printers this morning refused to set type for Bodkin and shortly afterwards second capture occurred In a short time Sheriff accompanied by a strong guard, appeared and resumed i ossession of the ofncei in the narre of Parnell Par- nell appeared it ono of tho windows of tho ofSce, shouting that he would. fight the battle to tho that, he would only aliow the country to decide the issue and he would submit to the dictation no man. He appeared to be fiercely excited and to lost his usual self-control He afterwards company with McGough solicitor for tho Na- tional League, took a train for Coik Crowds lined the streets along the route and the win- dows of the houses were filled with spectators. Mr Parnell was w-nn y cheered all the wcv from the new-spacer olhco to tho station From, one of the carnago windows he aadressed the crowd and expressed his gratitude for the con- fiderce they had shown in him and said thaft what Dublin felt today Ireland would feel to- morrow He made speeches at 2xaaa and Kildare but at Monastereson there was an anti Parnell gdemon strati on when the tram arrived a priest leading tbe opposition in cheering for O Br-en When tbe train reached Mtilowskdon a majority of the assembled crowd booted and jeered, onlv a few cheers leing raised for Parnell At Cork an immense crowd had gathered and the arrival of they train -was tlie signal for an e ou> hurst of enthusiasm I-VSULTIi-G Before the train departed from Mallow the crowd became verv and made repeated attempts to enter Mr Parnell's carriage The mob flouribhed sticlvu in the a r in a meancmg manner -nd bhoufed 'Dov n with the b'ack- guard' Down with the libertine, and sim- ilar cries A banner bearing a portrait of "William O'Brien as catned by the crowd Mr Parnell s reception in Cork was similar to tiiat accorded toh n in Dub in his welcome bei ig of tbe most ic ci ancter TLe speech he made in the chamber of com- merce was fully as defiant as Dublin, speech SEI.ECT1' G HIS CANDIDATES Mr Parnell s speech and tho en'huslasm. manifested towards him at last n ght a meet- ing have had tlio effect of influencing puohc ODimon in of Parnc 1 mghouc Irt. and, a id the number cf auherenU is grow- rax) d y au p icrs in are mi nrc-rari ons lor poj u ar div- pa n n nf i up< u 113 "rn i H 3 coi stiuueiits ir Co k are alto urenariJg to its- Ccitc him, an 1 tl ey will gi've h.iin anentuas astic welcou c Mr Lea-ny has sent a dtsnatch to a friend in Loadon ig that jlr Parnell IB winning all along the luie 'lheC0tholJc b iiiop of Surrey, in -which diocese t o of It u adtised tut. vt -s ff n tlie e cc tion to ca t th r Jo s n0 o tne d ta cs of t IP f i t ic i o 1 Lhora wiM b- au td te t c
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