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Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - August 12, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia VOL. XXII. ATLANTA, GA., TUESDAY AUGUST 12, PAGES. PBIOE FIVE CENTS. BUT POSITIVE. 'S AJfSWJERS PROPOUNDED BY THE ALLIANCE JBCo Is Affalnst the Subtreasurv Bill and Ex presses Bis Opposition In the Simple "Word "WASHINOTOV, August 11 gresbmaii George D JLiilinan of South Caro- lina the brother of Farmer Ben, is to be the next governor ot tho Palmetto Itas an alliance letter tvliieli will create a sensation Ho is brief and pointed, and in answer to tlio subtreasxuy iirnily replies The letter is written to au ath mce committee of Bctruucll, composed of Meat-rs Li Rico, W G au 1 J K Smith He s.ij s 1 rteeived your oflicial Ittter as the orp-xn of tlie I C unt> turners re questing mj a eai did ite for congress m i d south CiroUna di-trRt on eerta n m of proposed n in ilve n Lntterfetani u g from jour com unnk-ation tho interrogatories that v iu do not i lout, Icttei but cate pom Urtj lies I shall I e is brief a3 possil lo to define mv position vvitluut equivocation 13 mer 1> quoting each inurr vatt ry in 1 i akuif, m absolute answer thereto Ques >ou le uninfluenced a part j caxicus or ise suppou approve ancl vou supuort the tinaueial system known as the plan ad bj the itional Alliance and Industrial I nit n at Sc Louis, oil the th day of December Tho dnictnient .of sucli laws as will prohibit tlie ownership ol lands bv al lens But tins al eailj been done bj an itt of March 3 1 er nit net) add thit f r thirtv years I have lii 1 n in hiHtntl o iiij i.ti m but cotton plint na to i Kntifv me ztal ualy with the tvelfari. ot the c( tton i lai ters who i ot only con etitutt, thelulkit u j ec. ustitut-nto but have re peatt llj hon red me with commissi and that if re eUctert to congress I shall continue in the future as I have done in the post to port whatever I believe to be best for the interests ol7 my class and secti n J mvself am a member f the federal government h is now and has fceen lomina-tcd tbe eastern states ever since the war The west co uj erite vMth the south before succe s can be and in con elusion let me take the lil erty of advisms; the southern wing of tbe alliance to move a little m >re cautiously till it shall have been demon Strateci that tbe western wmg is in earnest about taking the proposed new departure of abandoning sectionalism and uniting with the south for a re dress of mutual grievances erv Gi- >i ii-J TILLM w Iij speaking of hia letter tonight, Colonel Tillman said letter tells it all iSoone ho reads it can fail to undeibtand my posi tion ABOUT THE lORrK BIIL There has been very little talk about the lorce bill today but Hoir and his following are working quietly to crvstahze sentiment among republican senatois for it Senator Hiscock of New although he would express no opinion upon tlie chances of the force lull passing said today that congress be iu scss on until tho first of Novein tor This is taken to mean that tho force bill is to bo passed for if the republicans would asbun, the democrats that they would make no eff rt to pass the force bill the democrats consent to the passage of the tariff bill at once and adjourn However as the mat- ter now stands the democrats are prepared to sit it out A NEGRO FV THE PRF5S GALrERY Elliott F Shopard of The >.ew York Mail and Express lias taken a nov el method of ad vertismg himself and hi-> paper He did it by sending a bright mulatto negro here to Wash ington with letteis him to be a rep rescntatn e of The Mail and Express Tho joung negro immediately Tpplied to the keeper of the house press gallerj for admission at the same time exhibiting his letters As there is no rule excluding anv authorized representa- tive of a dailj paper from the gallery he admitted Immediately he sought out Major Stofer of The Richmond IDispatch to whom lie had a letter of introduction from B Shcpard "White the Washington society snell who is now pining in jail for forgerj M ijor Stofer had met White when lie was masquerading as a white man and storming Washington society had presumed U( on this mere introduc tion to write the letter which Charles W An derson, the colored representative of The "Mail and Express bore Major Btofer was not slow', however, in re tiring and leaving the colored journalist who seemed possessed of an unlimited supply of gall to shuifle for himself Mr Lang, of The New York Press however, took him in tow, but the other correspondents escaped from the gallery in time to avoid him There was considerable indignation among the correspondents that The Mail and Express ahould have forced upon them a negro as an associate Howev er, when it was learned latei that the negro was not to remain permanently "but had only come ov or foi a day or two, and Tvas to deliver a speech tonight to a negro meeting in favor of the force bill, the wrath of the correspondents cooled down Commodore Vanderbilt s more kinds of a fool" son in law probably sent the colored man over to gain notoriety and. make the ne groes his friends in his race for congress COLOXEL LESTER RETURNS Colonel Lester returned this morning He savs everything in his district is now working smoothly, and that he be Erenominated He has, hoTvever, had a quite lively fight E B EOMUNOS'S GAG ORDER. Me Wants the Tariff Debate Increase of Duty ou Tin WASHINGTON senate met at 10 a m but a call of the roll disclosed the fact ttiat there were only twenty seven sena- tors present, sixteen less than a quorum The seigeant-at-anns directed to request the attendance of senators and by 10 20, a quorum having "been obtained, business was proceeded with The tariff bill was taken up, the pending question being on Mr Plumb's amendment, offered on Saturday, to paragraph. 134, page 27, to reduce tho additional duty on iron or steel tioops, cut to lengths for baling from two-tenths to one tenth cent Oer pound The amendment -was 18, nays, 25 Three Ingalls, Padlock and dm the affirmative Sir. McPUeraon moved to amend the para- graph by making the duty on iron or steel hoops nf ty per cent ad valorem THh. TIN PLATE DUTY No interest was attached to the proceedings until paragraph 137 (tin plate) was reached Then Mr McPherson read froii petitions and protests from the Canned Goods'Association m ew Jersey against the proposed increase of duty on tinned plate Mr est also read from protests and state meiits ol mmufaclurers of tiuwaro in Sc Louis and declared that all the other items in the bill insignificant compaied with tlie outrage proposed by that paragraph It was a bold, naked attempt by Pittsburg manufacturers to create another mo- nopoly in. their own interest against the consumers of the United States Iheir idea was to keep out tin plate and to foree the people to use sheet iron pi ites made in uod protection run. mad He moved to reduce tho rate of 2 2 10 cents per pound to 1 cent, tho present duty Dr "Dawos did not think that the existing dutj could be justified in any respect Tin plate should be either on the free list or such a should be imposed upon it as would induce its production in tho United States The present duty of 1 cent a pound was a tax upon the consumer ind w eiit into the i ocket of tho foreign i roducer I thought it out into the tri asurj Mi Mi I'lierson rcm irl ed but Mr Davvcs took no notice of the interruption He ropoati d tnat tin plate should either bo fioe jr high A d ity slioul be impose 1 upon it as would lead to its production in tho L into 1 States Iheio was no mid Ho ground He was ready to try the expL-rimeut c f a higher tariff Mi Plumb said that a few days the sen ator from AT-vs icliusetts vote! with 1 im to re luce tlie h ty n iron ore tl at the the senator had a thor ugh lastn g from a New ork i aper (J ho 1 ribuiie) for j urnnt, tho froo traders an I since then he had been trjiiig to get himself bu k into line Mr Dawfsrc he 1 to the insinuation mil said that tho po ttion which 1 e hid tal en to- lay was the osition w Inch he had occupied in the senate ai d iu the house for mnnj years Mr ils 11 of Maryland opposed tho increase of duty on tin pi ito an 1 Slid that it lad nev er bcf )r j been proposed 111 this or mv other country to inip i rohibitue duty on auv artiele t f commerce ard whieh tl e entire b tho et plo be re s ich a re Isition as th it susta nod by the Amtr can co- p'c tow ard tin plate Mr Morgan argued against tho t roposed in crease of duty on tin plate and sai i that that was the instance fn wlmh f th >so e >r porations and c thit would liav e tlio I to use tho thus d and all its 111 lentals to build themselves up to wealth TRYINP TO I tMIT Mr Morgan had not concluded his speech wh his uitontioii to press that ov ei tomorrow morning Mr E Imumls sad that he was not ablo to aiiower tho question Ho tho ight it his dutj fiomwhithe ha 1 m the last few to prcs? it for cons deration at the earliest suit able opportunity Ho could not sav whether no would do so toinoirow Mr Morgan complained that he had beon taken advantage f by Mr E tmuiids in offering the order as he (Mr Morgan) had only jieldod the floor for a motion to adjourn Mr Elmunds said that he would withdraw the order now and present it again tomorrow He hoped that would satisfy the senator from Alabama He thereupon withdrew it THE INDIAN APPROPRIATION A conference was ordere 1 on the Indian ap propnatiou bill and Messrs Dawes Plumb tnd C xll w ere a) ointed c nfercos on the part of the senate Mr Allison from the committee on appropriations reported with amendments the house bill foi an additional clerical f u co in the pension oflice made necesaarv by tho dependent bill and gave notice that he w ould some time tomorrow, ask the senate to consider it T ho senate then adjourned CORKFCTINC. THE JOURNAL >Ir Rocers Klaes for Tliat Purpose But Meets "With Objectloi s "WASHINGTON August 11 journal liav ing been read in the hoi so Mr Rogeis of Aikaiisas rose to object to its approval but tho s peal er Mr Cannon to move the previous question Mr Cannon In.never jieldedtoM> Rogers on the representation of the lattei gentleman that lie did not desire to vviste time but to correct errors winch appe ired in the journal Mr Eogeis then stated that the journilin correctly renortea the point of the order raided by him Saturday when Mr En loo of Tennes see was claiming the floor on a question of personal privilege After a little sparring between the speaker and Mr Rogers, tho previous question w as ordered The journal was 90 nays, 75 speaker counting a quorum The house then took up the conference re port on the sundry civil apnropnation bill After a brief debate, in the course of which Mr Dockery predicted a deficiency of between 000 000 and 000 000 in the revenues of the government during the current fiscal year, the conference report was reported, and a further conference ordered upon the amend monts still in dispute The floor was then accorded to the com- mittee on the District of Columbia, and the bill, known as the Atkinson bill, conferring certain privileges on the Baltimore and Po- tomac Railroad Company, was taken up By various parliamentary steps the bill was agam brought oefore the house, and the ote re curred on a motion to recommit the bill to the committee on the District-of Columbia, with instructions to report it back with a provision requiring that the company shall remove its station in Washington to its intersection of Virginia and Maryland avenues The previous question was ordered Yeas, 109 nay-s, 50 Tbe speaker pro tern Mr Pay son, counting a quorum .A.U hour was tlien consumed in the calling of the roll upon dilatory motions Without further progress the house- ad- journed The Sun's Cotton Review ISEWYORK August opened at an advance of 2 points on near and partially 1 point on late mouthy closing steady at an advance of 2 points on August, 6 points on September, 4 to 5 points on other raontns from Saturday s closing prices Liverpool came better, bureau reports having evidently affected tliat market, but we made a very feeble response The eight of the advance was followed bv complete stagnation, "but nust before the last call new Ufe was infused Into speculation Heavj rains were reported from Georgia, South, Carolina and Mississippi, probably notiung more than smart tliunder storms, but caused apprehension of damage by rust and much delay in picking, giving an impulse to speculation in September options, wMcn. Tjecame tne leading-interest. January "was very strong. Cotton, ou spot was very firm. THE GUAEDED TRAINS, THE NEW YORK ITS CARS GUARDED BY P1NKERTON MEN ew Men Rapidly Taking tho Place toC tlio The State of Affairs All Along tlje i-lne NEW YORK August 11 w ay one might look at the situation all through the and early tins morning it looked as th Jiigh tne strike ou the lnew York Central road was slow ly but surely petering out Nev ortheless both pai ties to the blockade of the passenger ind freight tralhc were so far as words-tvent at all events as stubborn as ever AH thiough tlie night the Grand Central d a. m and bcioie 7 o Uuck two tiams had been sent out over tho Harlem duisicn Having been SUL, co sful BO far the mamgemout sot about mak in0 Us plans foi tho day and soon aftor the announcement vv as made that all tiains wouM bo run tt day with tho exception of noith nl south bound It was thought i al !e to ab indon those trains alto0other but -U tin s line tune to meet the emerge! c> tlio man ai ranged ao th it all tiiins cxuptexjrosa trains should stop it nil w iv it's urns so that the 1 to al! stations north of Sj ton Dujvil The police arraiigon tnts ro main the same is jesterdav ith tuiu that the iwon were told to be ovei w ate h ful today and not e their I ostsjj for even an instant Precisely at fa clock this morning Third h entered the smctum allotted to him in tho di] t an I a reporter immediately stopped f >r vv ard and said 9 ItisLLjoi ed "Mr "Webb that the fire ncn of tl timid hiv joined tl e strikers9 Th it s atoincnt is untrnc 1 he firo nea, hive not struck ind all trims so far aie run inn, all ind eveiy 0110 them left hero fuiJj n aime 1 1 II r SIL VL TOVVFItS 1 What about tho signal towers9 1 They arc also fullj mini el and the men change I their shifts this morning as though no st il e 1 11 ever oceurie I Tl o fict is mj 3 im., fnon 1 continued Mr cl b TV annn g up ind MI iling oveij tli iig is all ill the load The third ice j resident koj t on while read ing ettcr> an 1 ims as ho spoke By the vv iv is tl ugh a new idea had struck Mr Vv Ib 1 e vi 1 I i! I 1 said nil il ng the road ox cei t at r Vt th it nit, tho road is n t c t' i Miihcicnt i r set ibout moving freight at thost pt ints at S o t i i this morning and I am i loud t sav thatMehive mamplt supplj of policemen to e us fr m auj tr >ublo jsor i r MR ITave v ou anj objection Mr Webb to say whether or not jou have heard from Mr Depew in relation to the strike0 I h ive not heard from Mr Uepow jet, and indoo 1 I do not hear from. Mr Dopevv see we have coped witli tl e strike so far ourselves and I think that the vvoist of it is ovei sot' >ou can readilj see tl at there is iut hkchhro 1 that Mr Depevv wil 1 e called upon to interfere Ss far, as I said all is well THE I IRST 1-RFTOHT TR4ITT The first tram of f i eight f rwarded from this citv over the INevv York Central road since the trouble ou that lino occurred moved out of tho yard at fifth street at 9 13 o clock thi-> morning The work of making up a train had been feeing on for an hour and a quarter pro viously and the train was made up of forty four cars under direction of Mitchell All freight shipped was of a perishable nature and neither preliminary work nor actual for warding was maikcdwith anj excitement or dirhculty The train is bound for AI banv, John O Brien wa.s engineer and Jfred Smith fueman The engine is 140 The departure of the train was watched by about one hundred men who stood m adjacent vacant lots Two hundred policemen were on haud undei command of Inspector Stee is who was prepared to meet any trouble that murbt arise but there was practically nothing for them, to do THF GOVFRAOR. S ANSWER In reply to a dispatch sent by Vice Presi dent Webb to Governor Hill today asking that state troops be sent to Syracuse be this afternoon recoiv ed the following reply from. Colonel Judson military secretary to the ernor dispatch to Governor Hill is at hand He directs me to sav that he hab sent General Tarns worth t> investigate the situation and report on it It is desirable that official and authentic inform ation should be obtained before overt action is taken "You may rest assurred that the state authorities will act promptly and vigorously in Sr >tectingproperty and preventing violence The unctions of militarv forces should not however be misunderstood It is not their business to operate a Vailroad nor to interfere on [behalf of either party in a labor controversy butonlv wlvn invoked to aid tlie local civil au thorities in suppressing violence and protecting Sropertv They are not expected to do mere police nty nor to discharge those functions wlucli more properlj belong to a sheriff s posse comi tatus The powers of the civil authorities should be fully applied before recourse should be had to military forces The governor desires that you keep him fully advised as to any future occur- rences ALL QUIET AT SYBACJJSB SYRACUSE N Y August 11 is qmet in Syracuse The railroad trouble 13 being confined to tho yards at Bast Syracuse, which seems to bo tbe present key to the situation The Central authorities today began running all passenger trains over the West Shore, switching at Kirkville on. the east and at Osvvego Junction on the west, bringing the trams back on to the Central here The Cen- tral's tricks through Syracuse today are prac- tically abandoned Pinkerton men are active as deputy sheriffs, and the Twentj sixth separate company of Blmira, and Twenty nmtb and Tiurtietti separate companies of Oswego are atjm armory -in this city a, waiting orders The Fifth battery moved out at 3 o'c'ock this morning but was ordered back TV hen-daylight broke at East Syracuse, all was quiet even the customary tooting of lo- comofaTe whistles being missed After break- fast the strikers, to the number of 500, pairea to the yards They liad been on watch all night, hut had nothing to do THE KK2GHTS SANGUINE Leader James Bourke was on hand, and counseled his followers to avoid violence. He said they were going to win, and Tvere more determined than ever All the forenoon the tnspn tracks of the Central were cleared The strikers said they -would let the mail go through, providing there vrdro no passenger coaches attached The news .that there were Pinkerton men and militia at Syracuse, did not seem to disconcert the strikers The statement that the engineers went out last night is denied The Forty fifth separate company returned to Syracuse last night. The report of the strikes on the "Vfest Shore and on the Delaware and Lackawanna roads to Bmgham- ton is untrue These roads are running as usual THE SITUATION AT BUFFALO BUFFALO N Y August 11 The situation on the Central road here is unchanged The strikers ore few in number and keeping very quiet Trains from the east are coming in several hours late The Chicago hunted, scheduled to reach Exchange street depot at 8 35 o'clock last night, got here about 5 o clock this morning and at 10 30 o clock was still stand ng 111 the depot If the tram gets out of Buffalo sixteen hours hours behma time it will bo doing as well as the passengers can ex pect IN CHICAGO CHICAGO 11 es of Central Failroad Company are in this city hiring men to take the places of the striking STY itch men and brakemen A of fifty recruits was forwarded to Buffalo S iturd ty uight, and another lot was sent this morning They are promised ptr month f jr smtchmen and for brakemen an ad vanceolgli and filO the ruling f r those classes of men on that road Iho I'mkerton agencj has also received au order for a laige nutnbei of men to act as guards at various points along tho lino of the roads THE KMGHTS nitJST FIGHT THIEIR BATTLE Grand Mostoi Sweenv of tho b witch man's Brotherhood sajs he will not call out the smitchinen on tlie Michigan Central aud Lake Shore ro ids to assist tlio stukcrs ou the New ork Central He says it is purely a Knights of Labor stuko aud that they will to right it out as best tl ey may The same feel ing seems to among the biakemen THE KHOTHLRHOODS WILL NOT JOIN IN CHICAGO August 11 evening paper says A man high in the councils of one of the great organizations of railroad employes give to a re porter toiLij some information of great Import to tliubt. who ire awaiting tlie result of tlie strike on tho Ntw York Central He said 1 haio received dispatches this morning which convince me thao the 1 ack of the New Central strike is broken Men will have to go lm( It to >rk .it the company s terms within a verv short time ibe Brother hood ot I and ot I Komotue Jjircmen Brotherhood of Tra n men, and Switchmen s Alutml Aid Aatjociation Ivtte I cen appealed to and liave each refused to give anv atever to the Kni_htB ol I ibor This means that the LaKo Short, and Michigan central cannot by any poosil ihtj be tied up antl tliat brotherhood men stand readj to han lie New rk Central oars To mal e the sit nation clear it will be nccessai) to go into some explanation hen the KmMhts ol Labor nrst a foi thold was gained in >ew York st ite especially on the lines of the New York entral men a.11 er the COUU'TJ it is true lol tlie example of the Ceitri! men became knights under the tmi region that tlie great amalgamation of la I oring men I aid them as switchmen nre nun and ingincers The experience of a few c stlv and unbu ecssful strikes taught them their mistake howm er and tonse mence was a gen eril u ithdriw al of railroad men J rom the ivni-.hts oi lal or On the New Central iloiie did the of Labi r power remain in an> decree firm ind even there various br >therho BUC ceeded in gaining the divorce of a Rood many knights from their organization But the general exerutiye board of the order interfered to urevent norallzation of assembly railroad men Tho robult was a fight between the Knighta of and brotherhood which has been waged sometimes with heat and sometimes nuietlv from that lUv ti this the brotherhood men deeUr d a btnke tbe KniBhta of 1 alior men done inctlung to j revent its success the BIIUO has i cen tho course of the brother- li od Conse nieiith when the executive officers were requested '-atur laj to assistance to the knights t refii'-al v as imuied atel> wired hack Othtr I n Lherno uls have done the ame thing T i make the aituition worse foi the strikers western if are against giving New ork Central u en any asbistanee on the ground th it the out of the nun was injudicious and 1C they wanted to give help to the strikers tin. j could not tie up an> of the west ern anderbilt Hues for they have not a baker B U ZPII of nf Labor on those roads A collapse of the strike will mean the strengthening or the brotherhood in New and wm benefit the railroad men all over the country LK 1VIVG ON SCHFDOLFD TIME Officials of tho New 1 ork Central and Hud son Gner Kailroad Company announce that there is now no interruption tu passenger traffic on tbe lines of tbe >.ew Central, all through passenger trains being run on reg ular scheduled tune At 4 o clock p m fodaj a special fast freight train composed of tvi o cars left Hudson street depot with a squad of police on the en giue Tram No 21 Known as the fast mail, left tho Grand Central depot, at 25 o clook this morning, tho fint tram to got to Buffalo over the New "Vork Central track This train reached DeWitt, where the trouble occurred yesterday at 5 o clock p m and found the yards, where it impossible to gotatrain through jesterday, entirely 111 the nands of the railroad company The switches wereall manned, and everything was in thorough running order Tins was the first train to raise the blockade On today's schedule at the Grand Central depot, there were 138 Central railroad trains of these 120 loft the depot almost on schedule time Assisting: tlie Boycotted. NEW August 11 4.t a meeting of the Brick Manufacturers' Association of New York and New Jersey held at the Astoc house today members of the association subscribed hall a million dollars to sustain four boycotted brick manufacturing films at Veiplaucks ATE BIS OWN Horrible Treatment of Moorish, Captives by the Arabs LONDON, August 11 following dis patch has been received here "An engage- ment has taken place between a force of rebel Arabs and the army of the sultan or Morocco One hundred and twenty prisoners were cap tured by the rebels They were all massacred Among the captives was a son of the governor of the province in which the rising took place Portions of his body were cut off while he was alive, and roasted Ho was then compelled by Aitinsi. leader of the rebels, to eat his own flesh" Still Raging: In Spain. MADRID, August 11 were nine new cases of cholera and seven deaths from, the dis- ease at Villajoyosa yesterday There were six new cases and one death at Llerena, and two new cases and seven deaths at Arges There is a slight decrease in the number of now cases and deaths in "Valencia Since the first out- break there have been cases there, 788 oj which proved fatal ________ "Wise in Richmond. RICHMOND, "Va August 11 The Henrico democrats met at the courthouse here today to elect fourteen delegates to the congressional convention The voters turned out in larger numbers than ever known on a similar occasion The rivalry between the friends of the three candidates was exciting. Matters did not work smoothly, and at one tame it looked like there might be a general fight Hon George J> "Wise carried the day and secured eleven, delegates Mr. CaldweU got two_______________ A. Storm in. HEW August moat terrific thunder storm that has visited this section in twenty years swept up Long Island sound yesterday afternoon, and created havoc all along the shore Hail atones as large as walnuts fell for half an hour. Crops, especi- ally corn and tobacco, in southern, and south- eastern Connecticut, ate ruined. CROWDS IN BOSTON. THE STREETS riZZED WITH MARCH' IlfQ A.RJUY JPOSTS ARRIVAL OF PRESIDENT HARRISON Tlie Fleet Fire a LOUR State ISonqnet at WUich There Was :No Speech UlaUiner August 11 Aimv weel ooened here with bustle and excitement Fortunately the weather is cool, light coats being in demand this morning Visitors been coming to tbe citj for several da s .ncro'ttdfj and today they swarmed in and tho streets been filled with maiclung bodies of men in process distribution to their quarters As the cruiser Baltimore the presi dents fHg and bearing President Harrison Secretaries, Rusk aud INob e and Pr ate Sccre lary Halford entere 1 Boston harbor this afternoon, she was met by tho other of the cruisei Atlanta the corvette Koarsirsje gunboats Petrel and Vorktown dispatch boat Dolphin dynamite cruibcr "V esu% ms aud tho torpedo boat Cushing all save the Koarsarge and Cushing firing salutes The revenue cut ter G alia tin, with ernor Bracket! Colo nel Beard and Mr and Mrs McKee on board w as escorted to her anchorage Maj or Hardland and other membus of the citj g v eminent also went doun tbe h irbor in the J Putnam Bradlee to welcome the cl lof n ag istrate while Mrs Noble and the other ladies were on the boat Vigilant SALUTING THL President Harrison landed at about C 40 o'clock p m amid the thunder of cannon at liow's wharf and was escorted to the Hotel endome by the first battalion of the route being through Broad, State "W aslungton School Treuicnt, and Dartmouth streets Sidewalks and windows along the line of march which was nearly two miles in extent were packed with enthusiastic multitudes, who greeted the piesident with hand clapping and The president rode with Brackettm a carriage drawn byfourdaik bajs He earned his hat m hishandandbowed right aud left at the greetings ot the throngs Be hind Secretaries Rusk and Noble ind m the third carriage w ere ate Secretary Halford and members of the ernor s staff A STATS DINNER A few minutes having been allowed visitors to remove the marks of travel the puty pro ceeded to the state dinner, wbere two long tables were arranged lengthwise of the room with a third one across tbe upper end of the hall At the latter Bracl ett occu pied the post of honor and tho sta e s President his right with Secre tary Proctor on his left Also seated at tins table were Secretar} Noble of ncultuio Governor Leon Abbott of Xew Jersey and Lieutenant ernor Haile, pf Massachusetts Other taul es w ere filled w rth distinguished guests from abioad and prominent 1 ho company sat downshortlj befoio 7 o cl and it was past 8 o clock w hen eruor Bracket! broke the almost pamfal stillness that had prevailed throughout the entire by the announcement that carnages wore 111 waiting This was the only audible speech that was made during the entire baiiq entire absence of speech making being one of the conditions n which President Harrison" accented the tender of a state banquet Escorted by tho coi ernor and members of his partj thev were dr en to the Parker house where they attended a re ception grveiiby tb.6 E "NY" Xmslej lost of Boston, to the Lafayette Po-rt UJ of New Vice President Moiton Secretary Tracoy, General Sherman, and Postmaster Corse were on the list of the state s guests at the banquet tonight but the secretary tele graphed fiom Bar Harbor that tbe Un tod tates steamship Dispatch would not reach Boston until tomorrow morning A QtTEKK CHOICE She Prefers a Watery Grave to a Station House Cell CHARLESTON, S C August 11 al A queer accident resulting in tho drowning f a fourteen jear old negro girl, Bridget Hans field occurred here today A policeman caught this girl another girl and a boy stealing newspapers from under the store doors in Kint; street and gave them chase The three ran towards the river over a half mile distant and reached it ahead of the policeman One of the girls aud the boy dodged the policeman, but Bridget after reaching the wharf continued and jumped off tho dock and was drowned before sbe could be fished out The friends of the girl say that the police man pulled his pistol on the child and ened her into jumping in the m er Tho case will be investigated by the police authorities THE MISSISSIPPI CON STITUTION The Delegates to the Convention Arriving at Jackson. JACKSON, Miss August 11 About half the delegates to the constitutional convention, which meets tomorrow at noon have arrived and the rest will come on the night train There is no avowed candidate for the presi dency of the cow. ention but the friends of Patty, of Noxubee, Street of Lauderdale Calboon of and Featherstone of Mar shall, are pressing them for this post of honor It la impossible to tell who will be selected as yet Senator George was mingling with the dele gates today He speaks hopefully of the re- sult of the convention UHSHTXING S WOKK. One Man Miraculous Escape of Others NASHVILLE, Tenn August 11 At Dresden, near Palmersville, twelve milea distant, Saturday afternoon about G o'clock, Eraatus Webb, a prominent farmer, and eight neighbors were killing sheep under a large tree, when a thunder storm, arose During the, storm, lightning struck tlie tree Webb was killed almost instantly George MeWmrter was-struck, and lost his mind A negro's clothes were bnrned off his body, but he was not fatally hurt Sim Eanes's hat was horned off his head, hut he was not otherwise touched The escape of the others is regarded as miraculous Collision on the touisviUe and Nashville CIKCEN-NATI, August 11 Sparta, Ky, last night there was a collision between a fast mail from Louisville and a freight train on the Louisville and Nashville railroad The mail and baggage cars were telescoped and three men vrere caught William Johnston, postal clerk, of this city, was very seriously injbred 3 C Kennedy, postal clerk, of Lebanon, Ky was also severely injured An unknown. tramp had his right arm pulled from its socket The train crew and passengers escaped with very slight injury, ______ A CalUoun. Fire CAraoror, Ga Angnst 11 L. KeeYe lost his six-room residence here, tonight about 8 o'clock, by fire. It caught in the is supposed, from the cook stove Most of the f orniture was saved The loss is about two thousand dollars, with msnr- anco on. the houBe, but nothing on the forni- THE GULSTS S ED Bat the Building: "Was Burned to tlio Ground GrREKlTESBORO, ]N C August 11 At G 30 o clock this morning the Hotel Foun-- :aui in was discovered to be on fire The fire onepjiated m the kitchen and is sup- posed to hav e been caused by a servant start- ng a fire with kerosene oil The hotel was crowded with guests In a few- minutes the flames were spreading in all d rections over the house Clerk Rowland Harr soi though almost suffocated by tno smoke made his waj to tho different rooms tnd awakened tho guests They all rnada ;heir escape A. lar_e crowd was soon on the spot and most of the furniture was saved The firo companies soon had four streams f water jlaying on the burning building and held the ire so that it did not spread to anj of the ad- joining houses The extent of the kis has jt been learned but it is said to be covered insurance The io luto-m was tie :iotel in the citv FROM: AMLBLSH An Alabau eero Terrorired tlie People and is Dead Ala August J Late yostudaj tie deal body of Ike Cook a negio was found on tho roadside twthe miles from the citj Cook was shot from ambush Saturday by some unkiio %n partv or and wan Icred around tho Mumtj of tho si ootmgsome hours, his Rapine; woun Is bleeding frccU while ho swore vengeance against his He was from Birmingham and it is stated that tw o row arda were out for his capture aud return to that city to answer charges a0amst Lnm there He had the neighborhood n which lie was shot terrorised for some days before shooting took place _ Killed His NASHVILEE Tenn August 11 J Lebanon Tenn this morn 11115 at 2 o clock, an old negro man named Gordon killed his> wile by p shotgun loaded with, buckshot, at her breast 1111 tl it She was mstaiitU Killel Ibc netaro is a habitual drunkard and wl en asked w 1 y ho had inurdeied his wife rtuhedihat she had been wonymg him fifteen jearo and he had stood it as long as he co ild A Gadbdon Shooting: ADSDEN Ala August 11 a! Mason a railroad ot down Mamie McKenzie on the street of ntv it ind. escape 1 to the mount uns The w oin in is speechies-, andhcrw unds are fata Ihero is no know n cau e for the deed Montgomery a Giatifjing Incrcise MONTCOMEEY Ala August 11 The tax assess i eat for tl is jctr just com- plete siiows an mere of o% er a i ulli in dol lars in tlio assessable value of Montg u ery ;i nity last 1 lie incroibe ib J.liuos6 entirely m city propert> A Destructive JH STER Pa 4-ugu t 11 V. very do- lia 1 storm j i til southern Lin- caster county m i ng bevtral hundred acres of U I leco e e cut to pieces and completely ru ued The V s THE Sl'OKTlXG ViOKI-D ROB lifts of Baseball Garni s it Toledo At Toledo T !edo G in errors Ath- letics r 1 l error t unlUelrh M Ma heianl Ualduin At St 1 J oius 1 ba e bits 1 errors, J 10 errors r ai d it HI el s Uailej aud 1 itz ChieiKO Mi t it.m od (jam Chi- J ba c hita 1 errors 4 I ulialo 1 ita b error 6 and Boyle, Cui J.n 1 Mack At Chicip.0 ond basa hits 11 error-) 4 K a Halo -i hisehiti 1_ ernrs. 4 and liuv lo aud Mack At base hiM, 12 Lrr )rs 2 1 I ase hit-. J err rs 4. and Muij liv Sovvdera ind Cook. At Cleveland [I J-C leveland 7 base hits, f errors Cm inniti i base hits io errors J. and Mullanc and At G base hits, err r J 4. base hits errors G. Bat uici De ker and At 14 base bits 17, errors 5 1 hiladeli lna 4 hits S errors G Batteries and Bennett ickerj and C e i Vt New 3 baseintsr errors d Brooklyn 0 hits 2 ernrs 2. in 1 Clarke Terry and Daly At New d orl. H; hits 12 errors J hiladelplua 15 basa hits 12, errors 4 and Brown, Knell and Hallmin At tl erho >d 11, bate hits 13 j Pittsburg 20 base hits, 10 errors 2 linen UtakU} and but- clilT, Tener and Carroll Brighton Beach Races T> i w YOIIK August 11 wie a regular Novem- ber day and race goers shivered lirst raee five Oomorra won, Veva second Pasaden third Tune l 4 2 beeond nee sixfuiloiga Bellevuewon Quenca colt second Time 1 17 Third race seTen lurlonps Count Dudley won, Bess K beeond Oarnson third lime 1 31 4 Fourth race two, miles and a half endetta. won Eleve second llcla third. Time 4 Fifth race mile an 1 a quarter Miss Codj won, Ballstou second ivid third Time 10 Sixth race full steeplechase course two milea and a half Delaware won, Repeater second Elphin third Time 5 Id1 Kaces at Saratoga SAKATOOA Y Aupuat 11 race for beaten five furlongs Rainbow won Carnot second Golden Rod third Time 1 0234 Second race mile and a furlong King Crab won Hjpocntfc beeond Lady third. Time, 1 56 Third race, five furlongs Mabelle won, Allen Bone second Avalon third Time 1 03 L4 t ourth race one mile "ft orth won Foxmeda second I'noccss Limo third Jime 1 41U Fit th race selling mile and seventy yards Pull- man won Birthday second Barr ster third Tiuic, 1 48% Mutuala paid SloO TELEGRAPH BRFVITIES The cotton mills of Fall River Mass have shut down for sixty hours to curtail produetmn Bond offeringB jesterday S84 100 all aceepted at 124 for four per cents and for four and a half? Sixty thouRand persons attended mass meet- inss held at Buenos Av res to rejolca over tbe fall of President Celman Beaver a boj about twenty vcars of was, b nched near Ar- kansas City, Ark for assaulting a little white girl A careless telegraph operator at Fisher's Sta- tion IS Y caused a collision oi two trams in which three men were killed and fifteen cars de- strojed. The senate committee on post offices and post roads tpdav ordered the antf lottery mail bill to be reported to the senate with the recommenda- tion that it pass Emperor William arrived in Berlin yesterday on his return froja his vieit to Queen Victoria. He will create Prince Estel 1 redencJc, his second son, duke of Heligoland The English government has informed, Cardinal Rampolla, papal secretary of state that it is im- possible for England to receive a papal envoy or to send a minister to the vatiean A water spout in the mountains above Boulder, CoL, caused the water in the river to rise and the cabin of W J Kin-andhia wife, Chichi on the hanfcs of tbe river was caught by thfl flood andhoth were drowned. Tbe colored people of Kansas held a convention at Salma vesterday, to decide upon a colored moo. as a candidate lor auditor at the coming UcanBtate convention. B K. Brace John JT Wallace, of Kansas City, chosen as candidate. SPAPFRI ;