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   Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - December 26, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia                               ATLANTA CONSTITUTION AT THE WHITE HOUSE- AND OLD SANTA PAYS HIM A VISIT A aZerrr- Clinstmns to tho President a Family ouiot T mo Throughout the Country asohalt vhilo the how -ies There on "ft December 2" FSpecial This h-is been a tjoical Christmas Day in Washington A dry, began falling early this morning -md t might streets are covered several inches snow continues to f a 1 ever different from the southern e are no fireworks 1 ero on Christmas I have not hejril the sound of a firecracker lodaj and lew j eople are to be seen on the streets I ABY 11 KLtt 3 GIFTS Baby McKee and the other Mr-Kee c iildran, perhais enjoyed their Christmas moru than an 7 other children in the land The it gave h s entire da> to the children and he en ;joye J it apparently as much as thej B j afclvce waked hs grandpa it 7 c el  a ire n eml ers f the farm ers all int1 I aT not siy wlun the party will b t it uill be done aE the proper A Talk with the IOPEKI Kan December Kansas delegation to the National I armers Alliance voin eiitiou at Ocala 1H has returned Tl ey all speak in the terms cf the hospi talitj uf the southern i P lo uul are encour aged lo renew t? i. i organ 1011 ai d work in lian as The call issu 1 bv 7obn H Kue for national oiEerei ce to organize i th rd j arty TV vs m ami or ze 1 bv the infctu g at Oeal i an I tl c all ai ct i i h md soutl will j i at, entio to it The e weio tho words or 1 "Mel alliu editor of -the Alhai ce cate nfhca il  e leaders of tho two sections of tho Irisl partj 111 I ana ur I Pvnis Deceu ber JL1 o tug having on I biard Messrs McCar Sexton and Condon, i it.hurs Humpl md RaiTae itch and his I wl o paionts f Wil lam O en met the Ob hi outside tl o harbor Ihe party n one of Toledo B prominent voniig broker Ld II Spear vTorked tl rpe lank lor 000 Ihe National Meichanta' National and Kotcham "SatH n il each lost OOO by his manipulations In each bank he I osited sajinq; lio was tired of the Northern National and wished to tnusfer lus account 0 o clock he drew three checks (JOO each on tho .Northern N i ind eann of tlie other Innks cashed them promptlv as i U ne business for vearj) and waa c til trusted Ho had no money in the Nortl cm an 1 the fra id was discovered at the c eainig house Every avenue was guarded at once but Si ear made no effort to escape At 7 o lock lie waa captured b> Detective Manly and is now in prison JHe stoutly refuse I to giv e any information as to the w hereabouts of the monej It now develops that immediately after 3 o clock Spear took tl o money obtained from the other b inks to a bank and lifted a loan f I is motlior s He has sacrificed his reputat on for his mothei s credit t onal three NOTFS OPEJIKA Giving tho I atest Siews IVhicn HOB pired There Via Decembor 25 J R Germany and Rnfus Berry have Euro based the Opeblca battling works from J i J F Reufro, aiid will double the ca- pacity at once __ A few since a white man by the name of Gua Phillips was brought here and incarcer- ate 1 in iaU charged with grand larceny The Jegislature at its present session Will pass a bill making Lee and Powell one sena tonal district The state senate has passed a law author- izing the city commissioners to bold a mumci pal election It take place in April Mr J I- Floyd M ho died here Monday night did not commit suicide but died of heart disease His family is one of the most respected in the couiitj A STRAY StrucU 41 Caliber Pistol the Back by Ball TACKSON, Miss December 2j [Special] While .Nick Tones olored, was standing on 1 earl street tilkmg to another negro named George Cook last night at 10 TO o clock, he w is struct in the bickbj a4l caliber pistol ball and instantly killed The bullet passed through the body and lodged just under tbe skin of the chest and was taken out by Dr Todd All efforts to discover tie i lentity of the mur- derer haxe tailed The coioner s jury is still at wors: ou tho tase There was considerable reckless discharging of nrearms as well as fire- works and it 13 thought he was killed by a stray shot TJKAXK TOO MUCH One Dead and Other Will VNOOG Teiin December 2j [Spe cial Ben Sharp and Marshall I Quillan two negroes had a whiskj drinking contest in Alercrombie s saloon, this afternoon several white men havirsj bargained to buy all tlie whisky they d drml easily drank pint and had begnn on their second pint when Sharp fe 1 to the floor dead Quillan staggered into tho jnrd and fell into tl e mud, where he was found an hour later insensible and almost dead the latesm accounts he aa supposed to he d vmg The white men w ho furn shed the liquor have flea, and their names could not be ascertained by the police HIS A Bloody Tragedy Ivear Guyton Wednesday GUYTON Ga, December Charlie Ten s foreman under Supervisor of the Central railioad, was bru tallj murdered and robbed near the thirtj two mile post on tLtt Central last night Hu was jpisped in the railroad yarti in Saiannan and came up on the Milieu aceommod ition to spend Chr with his family He resides in the country, but as followed bj unknown parties and murdered His> witcn aud chain and money are missing The roroner's inquest, hel 1 this emng failed to throw any light on I tins dastardly crime He an ludustr ons man, and leaves a, wife and three children OX THE DOWN GRADE. Death! of Mr Cli-irles F Stanfield i_s Ga Decen bpr Mr Charier F one of the first busi jounjj nu n of died last of congestion of the lungs -rid was buried hero todav He was tho confidential c erk of Mesors Toltwsoii Uarrold s large establish- ment and was regarded is 0110 of The steadiest younf, men ever reared wife and se "t! small c Midi TWO the AFFKAAS Day Jn Bir. to- 11. ll-'ij.' 1 cnaoubtodij ti o strongest candid-ue Jaj 13 John 1 ilhtg He w aa 1 OLored tiwi national aji_me at Ocala by bis 3 actio i to tho iosifion of national to succeed Ben TyrnP This s'rejgthtred illits in Kansas, arn makes him at onco tbo eadmg cacdidato Lmted seiia or IV 11 ta was tho w> to a ca. i hda 9 ior go ernoi in I i cav irons He is a forci e -JtiKcr rreoa ail I o s ann i tl a c e-'cr iciaii Baekoih n 13 tho machinciv of o oct-ole 3 vhicL is a force that toll when tho battle is opened a frieiida claim that he will have fifty The Institute JDecen'ber [Specia Rev A B augnan Jr, his accepted the of the Lto-vah institute at this place and ths prospect is that Canton will now have a 6chool second to none in north Georgia Mr aughnn ib a thorough scholar j and i une tcacuer Coarse of tho mingli axa. Bn Decen-bor 25 TSpecial 7 o clock tonight only twu fatal stabbing affrays and one fatal si oottng had been re- He ported as a result of the day's In a saloon row George KetK -ud Jack Lvncli, railroad men, vero fatallystifabcdbyunknovxr parties No arrests were made AVeslev Sparks met John Jouee on the street said Merry Christmas Tones pulled a A Failnre nt Council fluffs N 1 L la Decomber 3j urv gocdj firm of Henry jUiseinin J Co closed their doors t'us morning Assets are reported at liabilities. The firmistemporarilyomharrassedandexpecta to resume husmefls m a few days pistol and shot him three times remarking as he did "Chestnuts don't do now Sparks fill die, and Jones 13 still at large Death of an Aijed Man Ga iDecpmbferiij j Jo un Duncan an old citizens living ten weiC >E this d ed jesterday of Ho was about eighty jears old and had made a large fortune Ho was a few days ago act- judged a lunatic, aud a guardian was to lie ap- pointed soon, tor hia person and property. IN AMERICUS, GA, YESTERDAY By IVhlch Several Americas People aro Severely Cause of the Accident Stated AMFBICITS, Ga 25 A accident occurred on the Amencus electric street ru.lv. ij todaj by which a nura "ber of persons wem injured In the suburbs of JLeeton the line crosses the of the Savannah and Mont- gomery railroad over a high trestle the ap- proach to xvhich from both sides is a heavy down grade THE CAll W ILD A car retuining toward the cit> appears to have got from under the contioi of the motor man mid w lien it reached the end of tho trestle at tlie bottom of tho grade the speed was --o great that when the- rise in the bndgo was leached tho tar loft tho trick and fell about fifteen loot to the ground bolon, cirrjmg with It a people LIST OF TIIF Kl> Mi John C Nicholson a rominent iner chant, waa thrown oil before the cor left the trestle sustained a tenons bruise by fall ing on tbe flooring of the bridge The car struck the ground, end foremost, and demolished it, injuring, more or less, every occupant J Hon W M Hawkes had his right arm broken above the. V small boy had an ;irm broken it the TjVLJHt Mrs Hawl-es, the ifn of President T H Ilawkes of the Bank of bumter andherhttte child wereballj biuised as Mrs Simp son, an elderly lady her The motor man TV as bruised about the heal and ET.CO Everybod f knocked senseless Mr Nicholson, who fuh from the car before it took its leap find lame as be was lie I everybody from the wreck supposing them all hilled and walked to the nearest house md secured a carna0e and restoiatnos for the wounded Medical attention was secured and at this hour the wounded are doing well ONE TOOK The Talc of a Man JLove Sit biiesa Was M ard to Cure. From The Tribune 4.S a means of ad ling to the jearly output of meanness there is perhans, nothing more efficacious than the tumbling oE men, head and heels into love with women who don t care a fig; for them m return The treatment these men receive often outmals Bulgarian atrocities for cruelty and ingenious torment "I remember meeting aud camping with the managers of an Kughsh canal cutting com pany m Florida a short time ajro said the man who had expressed himself in this un gallant manner to a reporter of The Tnb the other day They were raining the tx-aterconrse iu f-halt state for small boat sailing, by cutting a steamboat channel through it, aud piling 1jhe mud uo along the sides of their cut so that a yacht could go no place unless the wind was fair and then only HI this forty foot channel while miles of water extended on either aide from which yachts were barred by the piled up mud The imposition nas being inflicted on the native 'crackers the softest kind of people by a steamboat compauv, and the excavators were being paid bvthe state with the softest kind of laud to be found in that water and mud paradise Land is worth good money in Florida, if it is unadulterated but living on much of it means living up a tree through the wet season and being shaken out of it in the dry by chills and fev er This kind of land is know n to the real estate man as savannah hammock audits sale is only pushed in seasons of sev ere drought Then he says it will produce sugarcane and bananas though he knows it returns to the husbandman nothing bat an unabbre viated liver complaint melancholy, and if he stijs long enough mental aberatioii It was this Jcind of land that the fcngiish eomnaiiy as getting and one of the engineers who had his small fortune in the venture w is beginning to feel that if half of tlie land prant was going to be of any use the othei half ouid have to b" shov eled er on top of it vv ith their dredges. Hew as i plucky good looking fellow and a, few excursions that we made together witu our shotguns for duck caused us to be fast friends Pot hunting goes in Florida It R not only orthodox but it s fashionable I knew however how an English gentleman loathes a pot-hunter so we would put out and spend the day lying in the grass j oppmg stray ducks on the wing and chattering meanwhile In these chats we found out ill that was worth know ini{ about each other and I 1  boat out of their nifeinalcut, and sot sail down the river for better ompany ell, I hadii t beeu awaj a month before I got word that John Bull was down with typhoid fever aud if there is I have had practice in it is tvphoid, so I went back aud plaved at tug-of war with death for the bov during- a Ions; hot, tropital month When he began to rall> a little I would read Int, letr ters to him from ins mother and sisters auJ though they did him good I coald see he w as longing for a letter from the girl One day when ho had fallen asleep after a delirious spell and I in hopes that it wou d be tho turning point in the battle, bad fallen asleep, too in mj bunk and was dream- in? peacefully I was awakened by hia calling me He was Bitting up in bed with a look of exultant pleasure on his face that was in strange contrast to tlie cold trrav pud the disordered cabin Dick, Njul, 'von nmst to the nost oihce it once and get mt a letter I know there is one I saw it Ion don't in dreams, but don t be pratical or sensible now md man Just go at once Look now. I swear I wont take any more medicine tm Von get back, so you won't have tbe satisfaction of cnnng me, ho said, seeing me hesitate medicine tucked him m bed and started for the postofflce on the pony, and sure enongh there was a paiJCr bundle addressed to John Bull m her handwriting to reward me for my trouble When I bade and showed it ta him his face boimed I propped him up In bed with pil- lows pas the parcel into S5 him taufe to cut of the wrapper. It was some little present I thought, perhaps worked by her own, hands, sent away across the ocean from some bapp> home to gladden our httle lodge ui the wilderness. The sun shone into the cabin over the poor shoulder His eyes were bright and his cheeks flashed, and I could have kissed the girl's shoe-latchet, I felt Bo glad so see him brighten up Carefully he opened it and unrolled a largo sneet of brown paper I took it from him and he unrolled another Then came a cardboard box, tied up I cut the string and we found something wrapped in white tissue paper Re- moving tins piper we found another roll of brown paper and inside it some more hrown paper And so on to tho end I   December 25 Carroll inado a forced march luesday night with faftj tivo ca-vairy of sixtj five miles in fourteen up the Cannon Ball arriving at isew iiugland City at 8 o c ock a m com inq- with orders from i ort "i ates bj courier to Ihe eJTec iliac Captain i? ountame, of tho E C tvalr is surrounded ui fave hill by Indians Two hours icst was tai en at "New England City an 1 Major Carroll continued tne forced in ich. bouthnest in the direction of Cave hilts ufty miles distant His force got to Captain louni une s this morning >Vid may have come in from tlie south and 11 uotsnrrouudff the forces are thought to be in a posi tioa a lold utf tho J n ii ins till assistance es GAV-F I P CI Nt> Pn-nrr S I> December il i0en lias lust returned from theater which is in the temple would ue j lort and itports tije Indianwar there rpene 1 for the day performance J he building i-s reduced to a meie shell almost with, all roctuds of tho grand lodge since its organic i tion more than i century ago the paraoher- nahi uniforms records of induilual eo-n.l'v that cannot be replaced U he Hue library of tlio grand lodge was wl etl r tli burnod liir massive brick resale 1 ihe 1 i" tl immense heat which raced within but the east end of the south wall forced al Iv ouc of plumb uirt will have to come down The (ire urokp out in the riios of the theafe- 011 tho set ond and third lloora, Inch is occupied by lorepiughs Iri n uf ere the flames spread to the looms up statrs Tl e burning structure wxs isolated by a paved yard from St Paul t, Protestant Fpiscopal church on the north and from and factory of P Hanson 6c Co on tho south The lire raged on the top floors The lire men took up DOMUOHS on the of iieisji honng buildings ard heavy ntreams were poured into the w tndows tho (ire was under control and MORONS- fatood sonowfully about among them Gran 1 AIast  uo it whea General Mih tiSKt 1 U em i' 1 a mer sa d arms no ratioiUI O" lit its Ih rovvds of peop e it the ho iday hln erty to bo at the f re had onlv one thought an 1 one heirlfelt merry Christmas fortunate that the fire did noc break out an hour and a half later At that time thous- would have been m the theater and a hoi oca ist would hav e been tho result A Brave Policeman. WAS HI vr ION December fire this morning in a gentleman furnishing store it "No AK> Pcnnsylvan a avenue, caused damage ti) the stock and building to the extent of 5.1 OOU Tho hro -was discovered bv Omcer Kennev of the police force w ho after ho had turned in the alarm, went itno the house and bravely rescued a woman and child, who were sleeping in one of the rooms above. Ho then returned to the house aud succeeded, after some difficulty, grrU-ieho also occupied one of the rooms All, luclnd the oflicer, were partially ercorae bj smoke OKNERAI, BENJAMIN F BUTfcFK u broi gl t tliem lo time and all irn s ire it w vcacn.ed up ac the agency C iptaiij Heai-st commaudiug ofhcer at Fort Sully las recen ed the capitulation of 174 L neap ipus includu L enty of Sitting Bull's hand and toft lie m scbud agency Narcisso i bu s fanner br in 412 of Big I oot s Indi ins O it of these ninety-eight arms era collected They were ic my til f every description, and of a aiitKjuated pattern SITTINU BULL'S MEV Sitting "bull s men wish to remain at eiine and thc> are -Eraid to return to Standing R >cl VII have surrendered and the best of care is bo ng given them All of tho uims tin agei cj started to Du- 1 1< i. to brn g in bio v w omen and children. Miuv of tho eaders among the In- dians ac I icrj ugly in making tm.il settlements -in 1 there was agreataeal ot quarre A An Old TRAGEDY IV Shot and Killed by A.OFFOIIN A i December was a most brutal murder here this afternoon Miortl af tt r o clocL a etc ran of two wars, C J Ca cult an conte lerate and a bravo soldier lu and the war of this countrv with Mexicc w as the victim Lntil latelv ne was ono of the trusted members of the police force au 1 for tne j-'st few months he has been private w atchmau of the wharf of the Boston and Baltimore line and Merchants and 31mers' tra sportation. rnmpanj. an earlj hour this morning a man named I JL Bruh hreinan employed by the Com- j press Associat on of tins c ty applied to Cal u to a man in the street who had been He Announces Tliat He "Will Practice no o to him i cutt replied that he had in Criminal Cases BOSTON December 2j F But ler has retired from one more of his many pur suits "iesterday afternoon, in open court, tho astute jurist announced that hereafter he should refuse to practice criminal Jaw unless appointed by the to defend a mans life The announcement was made by General Butler during the course of his plea to the jurj in behalf of Mrs Clara Johnson charged with obtaining a pension bv fraud Aside from the presence of General Bntler, the case is not one of particular Interest but its last feature will doubtless be long remembered by the retiring for the jury s verdict was against tho defendant The closing words which the general used m summing up the case announced botH his retirement and his dihsatisfaction at the rulings of Judge Corpen ter They were Gentlemen I liave set the case before vou I think fully and clearly Lnder some cir eumstances I should argued at greater length I feel that I have done my duty to my client and to my neighbors It has Ireeu none the less faithfully performed because done without compensation I con sider it tho duty of the profession to defend the helpless when injustice 13 threatened, and see that 3 astice is done I have taken such cases often and have been rewarded with the richer fee ot knowing that I have acted as oecarne a lawyer and mm I hope never again, to defend a criminal case unless life is in danger This is the last time I shall trouble a jury in a criminal action, and it is certainly the last time I shall attempt it before this court General Butler may carry the case to a lusher court but he did not express himself to that effect THE aWITCH THROWN OPEV And a Loss of Entailed on a Rail road Company MOV S C December [Special engine buried in the ground Five box cars collapse, aud are coTitiletely smashed up Two cars turned upside down colored brakeman badly injured, and will prooably die In brief, this is an account of a terrible freight wreck that happened on tbe bpartanburg, Union and Columbia, railroad The switcu about JOO yards above the depot was unlocked and thrown open by some scoundrel, which caused the wieck and Joss of to the railroad com pany As the south bound through freight came in this morning about 5 o'clocs the engine and seven box cart jumped the tiack at the switch The engine ran over a large oak tree cutting it down The engine continued running plovunpnothe ground and was hurried half way in the ground not been tl e aftaiu 11 d in. ad htion did 1166 think his jurjsdicii u ended outside the wharf Bl RECTCRNS Brady loEt but came bark just as C ilcutt -was eating lus dinner which had been brought him bj his wife and two little grandchildren, who remained to help cheer up what would otherwise been a lonely Christmas meal While the meal was in progress happy laughter and bright jokes going the round of the little circle returned and going into the office vi here Ca cutt was eating, ao- phed a vile epithet to him and called on another of tho M harf to arrest him, which was refused Brady then made at Cal- cntt but tho other "watchman interfered and separated them Oalcutt neat nt into the yard to put Brady out so that his vile Ian ffinge could not be heard bv his nife and little grandchildren THE OI D M KILI ED Calcutt put his hand on Brady and the latter jerked away drew a pistol from his pocket and fired the ball striking Calcutt in the ear and coming out on the other side of hia head Calcutt fell and death was almost in- stantaneous Brady was at once arrested by those aiound and taken to the station house The affair soou b( t-aine noised around and Biady would tared badly if the crowd that gathered could have gotten hold of him The police authorities are strong enough, how er to prevent any sum mar j proceedings and the law viil take its course though there is great indignation Murdered His Brother DOVFP Is H December 25 B Sawtell, on trial here some da'v s for the murder of his brother Hiram WAS today coni icted of murder in the nrst degree Hiram s body was found across- the line in Maine and the chief effort of Isaac s counsel was directed to com incing the jurv that what was committed occurred in Maine and not in ]Sew Hampshire also that the body fonnd was not that of Hiram Sawtel] The was against them The ca'fe has occupied a large share of attention in this section for a year past Tne Plate Glasa Men PITTSELRG Pa December 25 meeting of the manufacturers and jobbers of the plate glass trade w ill be held ID this in the near future At the re rt nt "New "lork meeting it was decided t advance prices 30 per cent but since the western men have made a stand f< r 25 per cent ancc the intention of the fraternal combine is to keep plate glass prices at the highest figures possible and at the same time keen it lov, enough to shut out ill importations The Day in Augusta Ai-orsiA Ga Decomber Seven box cars collapsed and were com- I This has been more like bunday than Chn.st- pletelv smashed up Two ol the ears were turned over aud boxes and other goods by freight scattered over the ground Several cars of cattle nere on bat none were killed L-aptain Hugh McLtire waa the conductor Jim Hamilton the negro injured from Crerraany BEIU.IV, December 25 social demo- cratic committee have decided to extend the agitatioi to the rural districts They invite members of the organization to send articles and pamphlets treating of tho condition of country laborers It 13 announced that the decree which was issued oy Prince Bismarck prohibiting the admission of Russian and Polish laborers into Posen is shortly to be rescinded The reason assigned for action 13 tbe scarcity of la- borers in Posen __ Sympathy for the Persecuted B itxruoius, December 25 -Tlie meeting in the interest of tbe persecuted and exiled He- brews was largely attended and a committee headed by Cardinal Gibbons, composed of ministers of all denominations, was appointed to shape movementa in behalf of their follorr- men mas so quiet has been the The bairoomi were loaed and were prohibited in the principal business part of the citv rank Thomas, a little negro was shot in the stomach by a didn t-know-it was loaded pistol and has had several hemorrhages since Tom Barnet cut in the face by Henry Skinner, both colored in the usual Christmas row The Bailwa Strike in Scotland GLisrcnv, December ra I way chair was found fastened to tho track on the 'me between this city aud Kilbnde but the ob- struction was discovered in time to prevent an accident The purpose was toderail the night tram, aud the strikers are accused of the fiend- ish act Kumbers of Aberdeen strikers are resuming work There are prospects that the strikers in Glasgow and Edii-burgh v-ill consent to arbitrat 01 I ired by an Incendiary GE Mis-. December Si cial ginl ouse of i 15 ParkjBi at Ht londale, twenty-live miles from here, co_tam jng thirty bales of cotton and 100 ton seed, was set on fire this J o'clock, and burned to the ground. SF4PFR1 SPAPFRf   

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