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Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - August 14, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia VOL. XXII. ATLANTA, GA., THURSDAY MORNING, AUGUST 14, PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS. THE DEATH RATTLE IN THEIR THROATS. THE RINGSTERS KNOCKED OUT And Matt Quay Did It with His Resolution BEID fflD BEYOND RESURRECTION Is the Iniqutous Force Bill, So All Agree August 1" all absorbing topic of coirv creation in polit- ical cirUes todaj is the Quay resolution to shelve tho force bill SneAker Itct d is fairly snorting and tho supporters of tho bajonet b 11 in tlie senate are wild with rage The uion mouthpiert s ui the east which jump out and erack- their heels together time the Hanson Eeed crowd tho word, earn, aonblo leaded editorials this morning charging that treason is rampant m the republican camp Tho I uil idolplua Press sa-vt. Quay ought to be ashamed of himself au 1 the >.ow 1 >rk Tribune doeHres- that tho chamnxn 01 tho national committeo is plaving into tho hands of the 01 1 he-.o ros- sions indicate th it tho uU acatf a filso move He is net thin skim el uid e ires for abnso in or out of the patty Ho hat. behind him mno republican senators Tvho xre either unalterably cppobed or sn promely indifferent to tho passive of tho bill Tn tho hrst c1 isq Cameron, Plumb W xlcott and 1 eller and in the littei TVa-shburn, McMillan, Mitchell and Jones Besides this he has tbe moral support of tho members of the senate finance commit tee who aro willing to sacrifice anything to get the tariff bill through He ro lies ou the opponents of a change of the rules ead by E Imundb, of Vermont Quaj s resolution IB aln.OBt the i osition made to Senators Blackburn and German two ago referred to ui these dispatches at the tune bj and Those geiitlomen charge of tho tariff bill and represent the manufacturers who will bo bonofitted by tlie passage of tlie bill T} manufactnrers are distressed and aunous at tlio action on the bt 1 and haii e been urging the finance com mittee to get it through as quick! v as possible and let soetioiial strife, force and bayonets alone The anginal proposition was made to the tlomoc nts Hiscoc c and Aldrich, after a commence with Tom Platt, tho lepubhcan boss of ork who his repuli lican brethren lieie d B inctly to understand that their shtllj-shalling with the tariff bill and t1 cir a Ivocacj of a force bill fui there was no demand either fro: i the of tho party or the people, mould result in tho deicat of the jaUy this fall all a'ong the line He counsels them to pass tho tariff bill and go home In this connection it is stated that Quav Tvaa largelj influenced in his action by tho rei resen tation of Hamilton Disston of Philado i hia Disston, has extensive in- vestments, 111 the and has repeatedly appealed to the anians not to allow tho election bill to pass, contending that it would mean the beginning of re- Hewed sectional struo in tbo south, and Tvould injuriously affect the -values of proportji Disste'ii is an influential man in Pennsylvania, and a possible senatorial candidate The southern republicans e also urged Quay to use his influence against the bill which they regard aa a un wise one The Quay resolution was referred to the committee on rules today without debate together with an amendment offered by Senator Hoar to include the elections bill in the UsE of bills to bo acted on at this session This action did1 not dampen the ardor of the democrats, but merely indicates that the champions of the force bill -ft ill die bard Later a republican caucus was called for tomorrow night, at which a last effort will be made by the supporters of the bayonet bill to rally the kickers on all hands It 13 considered a little unfortunate that the resolution emenated from Senator Quay It too much of bossism for some of the republican senators who are willing to follow Quay in matters of -poli- tics, but who look with ill, disguised contempt upon his meddling in matters of statesraansmp It hurts amour propro for them to see the accredited republican boss take the in- itiative and they are inclined to resent it This they may do by modyfying the reso- lution somewhat, or by withholding it for a in ordei both to counteract wliat would look like Quay's dictation and also to let the administration down easy. Up to this time the republicans of both branches of congress, as well as the presi- dent, have stood committed to the force Dill To rush tho Quay resolution through precipitately would look too much like a slump. Qua; is sure ot his strength, or he would never have risked his reputation ou ground that might slip from under him. Without regard to w hat the caucus maj do, there are from eight to twelve representatives who will vote for the resolution in the senate Those, with the democrats, are more than enough to pass it "While some of the democi ats ho were not 011 the inside of the maneuvering that has been going on, ero inclined at first to look suspiciously on the Quay resolution, aa the Trojan's used to regard w ith suspicion the gif t- bemng Greeks, they been completely reassured bj their democratic colleagues in the senate, who informed them that the compromise had been effected, and that the fotte bill was dead beyond resurrection at this so-ision Tlie TFXoK Fiffltt The hoi so committee on rules decided this morn t e the Ct mmittco on agriculture four s IK w eok Ono will be given to tin. im it inspection bill, and tho other tinoo ti tbe Conpor cornpoun 1 lard bill Ihe op- of the 1 ittei bill which has been piossod by the hOjj laid interests centering at will be bitteily opposed by the south em members interested in cotton seed lard Tlie will bo lead by Mason, of Chicago whole the lualq mrteis foi tho manufiotuie of comj in 1 1 nro situated Mr Mason ilc UrcsthU hlil mttrnig tact ca will ho 10 soitolto ami in ciae it is ueoeisarv to defeat i he 1 ill ho u ill It iv o tho hall w ith a sumcient nun 1 or i f IK ml era ti bre ik a quorum V no 1( a! of rnti ism ib being indulged in Iec in c tho B itVrworth option h 11 was not e i a 1 xj A Caucus Toniffht. call h is boen issued for a ciucns of tho rei u >h( m senators for tonight Tho call re ids th it tho c incus is to bo hold for tho pur poso t f tht i let of business but in ie T, of eial j ending piopositioiis to change the th it sublet t will doubtless recent) coMMderation at that time THF C IT II OHM V Kertl -vnd His Gag: S >rnrkh iiu, for Governor vuj C il li rhoKepnh IK 111 s att. i m today nominate! C onel 1 S "Markli tin, of Pasaden i f r n tho In t ballot On tho foi nil !io lar el ft rtv the nominition but cl arises bei to tho w 13 announced (iniM I i n and ttieii tho iionuui tioii was n ade Ij acclamation 1 o plat ft i u denounces the manner 111 w Inch tl e democratic pledge as to a free ba'lot 111 mam of tho siuthern sta os was br >ken "nd insists th it henceforth the right to fu o billot all be observed so far as it is 111 tho [io or of tho fe loral govorini put t oftoct that object It renews the def nra tions in f or of a most ng d exclusion of Chinese from this countn and such leMrie tioii be n ule permanent It endorses the course of Sj taker Reed and says repiitl ito tin e i in of the right of an> mm ber i f nieiiit en of conprress to interrui t and delo.'v its! uslnessa b> refusiB.; to vote when rt ijuirrd an 1 we rejoice that the speaker and otlu r nu nil of the rd ij reuonn nated Jut gel) J 1 ucas forthesmuome hem li There was no fight in tho contention, and Ijinas's nomination was bv acclamation I ht platform Iirea in or of the froo c >f er and amigns the republic in pait> foi the "UeKmloy "bill ind the oxtrai a0 nice i f UK nation il a 1 ministration Tho lategul eimtonal contest in was explained and lefcii led at some length Mr. Blame W 111 Not Take Part. VbGLSTV, Me August full meeting of the republican state comuntUc was hoi I last o% Ch 111 ni in Manloj presi luij. He said th it it was the unanimous ote of the committee th it tlie campugii be sh and tli it public spoak ng would bp coniine 1 to tho two of tho tamjaign bair man Manley said tint Mr would take no part in the campaign, so far as speaking is concerned Connecticut Ite public an s HVRTIOKP, Conn Vngnst probi bition convention met !uro today "Nonnni tions mide ai follow H M Augur of Middlefield lieutenant r itt C Pond, of Hartford set rotary of sta e Henry It Palmer Stomngton tieas urei, John B Smith, of ]Sow lirituii, comp troller Fred Hawloy, of New Canaan They were all nominated by acclamation TO MEET IK DETROIT Kext "i G A. R Elects Wlieeloek C Vcazy Comtuander-in-rMef BOSTOV, August 13 convention, of the twenty fourth national encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic came to order in Music ball at 11 o'clock, a m Pnver was offered by Past Chief Chaplain I M Foster Commander in-Chief: General Alger then de- livered his annual address The address was received witb frequent expressions of approval by tbe large body of delegates present The reports of Adjutant General George H Hopkins, of Detroit, and Quartermaster General Taylor, of Philadelph a, were presented These indi- cated a healthy financial condition of the order The Grant monument fund now amounts to Inspector General L E Griffith, of Troy, N Y reported the order growing numerically stronger and working earnestly and harmom ously in furthering the grand objects for which it was organized No organization on earth does more to minister to the helpless and un- fortunate He presented a table show- i ng th at the number of posts in tho Grand Army on June 30, 1390, were number of comrades in good standing in posts inspected to June 30th, 244, numoer of posts number of not inspected, Total amount ex- pended for chanty, amount remain- ing in relief fund, Colonel "Wheelock, C Veazy, of New Hampshire, at present one of the interstate commerce commissioners, was elected corn- man der-i n-obief Detroit was elected as tlie place meeting nest year. Confimed by tbe Senate. August senate today confirmed the following nominations. S B. Home, consul at St Thomas, West Indies; 8. M. Griffin, postmaster at Qoitman, Ga., and J. H. Triplet, at Dalton, Ga. THE CAROLINIANS START OFF LIVELY. THE LIE PfiSSED THE FIRST DflY From Noon Until Midnight There Is Wrangling. THE fflTIS JMKE fl BITTER FIGHT, But the Tillmamtes Have the Convention COLUMBIA, S C, August n [Sjiecitl Tho state democratic com entioii as called to order in the house of rt at noon today bj J A chain iaii ol the state executive committee Tho body is composed almost entirely of Tillmanltos, they h ing earned thutj ot the thirty counties in the election of delegates tor the first horn the ention hid been cillod to order, it appeared as if there "would be i serious deadlock before oven a temponiv per fcctod Such lesult is only oided by the ronsorv UU o ai tiou of Jimes Hoyt ch iiruian of tbe democratic executive com- mit too, ruled against, his side, tho minors in 01 lei to present antagonisms the Ti hiMiutos Fiaill HIE A-s si >n is the couciitioii had bocn e ille 1 to tho cl in in in announced th xt in aecoidamo with the custom ho would cill Mr Iluist of G'lailestoii, a prominent lawjer ta the chair Iho 1 illm mites protested this, and dt.ii inded that tho chin man bo elected I inner Tolbort of rdgpfiel 1 a proini ncnt ill net man nonimatLd Iho inli Tillmiinlos dein in tit d i jca and n i> It "n iLunussible to e it, as theie no roll of dt locates and no seeiotiries There "n is much t n fusion Hid inent The anti Tillmamfis re fust, d t 10 the inthoiitj of Ilojt tn T ut a mut in It M as then suggested tka.. the be tiVen delegation 1 he hill vi is full of who weio requested to withdraw, but refuse I V as hnally ordcrel on tho question of electing tiio temporal y ehaumaii It w as a ribing oto the majority of tho Msitors in tho hall voting v ith anti Tillm in delegates Iho chiir could not decide, and tellers were appointed from both sides to count A hal f i di fferent sel s of anti TiUmaii tellers were appointed, each set re [vising to o, not rSE Tho result was that Pol her t wa-> rUrlarcd chosen tempoiaiy president in 1 J n T Dune in New be rj in 1 T c ir of tomporiry sirrctai e> V c tininiLteo on ero lentials was appointed, an 1 the comrmttt o took recess until 4 p in At "0 o cloc'c tho leassom bled :n d appontol J. ciinimttee to ascertain hen the committee c n ciedeiiti ita would ue realj to report The committee ropoitol that the crodontiils committio would not be iblo ti pit] art their rt j orl until in the aftoino n and u ictlior recess was taken. until 7 p m THE RI Jl-XTIA.T'? f 0-vn.lTTEF KFrOl TS It w-as l) o clock befcHG tho romnnttcc on crcdcnti xls "w as ready to report 1 1 i ma- jority of tho committee be ng in favor of Tillmnn, reported rn tho seating of all Tilhn in cm testing (Venations A nn- iiority report from I i rhcld w ig made Colon give out any information with iCfTird to oiTeis for tho sale of silver bullion to the government which may been by tho department toilny undei cirful u of August 1st TJie director of the mint this afteinoon gave out tho following statement m ifgard to silver purchases with the lemark that 'tins is all there is to say about it' London quotation, ponce, sterling ox- change pantj, 11254 Purchases for the Philadelphia, San Trancibco and New Orleans mints, 310000 ounces He declined absolutely to snv anything in regard to tho price paid, on tho ground that he did not think it prudent to do so It was learned however, from another source that the purchases were at a rate slightly in excess of the London price, 51} pence and its Now "iork equnalont, 11254 and that the offers aggregated nearly ono million oances Offers will also bo received Fndaj next Bond offerings today were Si 078 "550, all ac- cepted at 124 for 4 per cents, and 102 for 4V per ceuts THE WOMEN AS CIMJSADJSKS. They Clean Out a Saloon and Evidently Mean Business. NASHvrrtK, Tenn August 13 For several years James Phillips, a merchant at Adams ville, Tenn has been engaged in selling whisky in violation of the four-mile law, which prohibits the sale of whisky -within four imles of any institution of learning, ex- cept in incorporated towns His violation Of the law has always been a thorn in the side of the women of the locality, and yesterday they held a meeting to discuss tho question As a result, a notice was sent to Mr Phillips to move his whisky out of town immediately He declined to do so, and seventy-five women immediately marched to bis estab- lishment arid broke m the dofer Several juga were found and placed in a row outside the building Mrs Sallie Wolverton then broke the jugs with an ax and notified Phillips that he would be whipped with hickory switches and tarred and feathered if he sold any more whisky SOME OF OUR NORTHEKN SISTEKS Malno Shows a Very Small Cain Wliile Ver- mout looses. LEWISTOK, Me August work of tho census enumerators shows the population of Maine to he an increase of since 1880. Vermont Falls Off. MOHTPEXIBB, Vt, August 13 super- visor of the census authorizes the statement that in round numbers the present population of Vermont ia The census return ol 1880 gave the population as TOM WIN IT 13 IN THE NINTH. THE CONVENTION flT GMESYILLE Gives Him the Nomination Acclamation. By REPUBLICAN IN THE SEVENTH Judge Lawson Games Morgan- Other Political News. GAINESMLLE Ga August Today the com ention of the democratic party of tho ninth congressional district met trans acted its business with an unparalleled una- nimitj, unanimously nominated Hon Thomas E Winn of Gwinnett, aud adjourned with great enthusiasm Hon C S Dunlay called the convention to ordoi, and in doing so inano a short but strong and able appeal to the convention to stand b> the party's nominee J E Cloud, of Gwinnett, was elected per- manent chairman, and accepted the compli- ment in a strong and democratic address J M Boll, of White, was elected uennaiiout secretary Tho committee ou ciele itials io ported ery countj present except Gilmer Thereupon, Hon C H Brand in a jeauti fill and appropriate address, nominated Colonel Thomas E Winn as the party s can- didate for congress At this point Hon C irter 1 ito entered tho hall, and in a neat and timely speech, with drew hib name as a nine in the asked his fiienda tosuppoit Winn Co onel nm s nomination was seconded by delegates from different counties w hen he was unanimously cltx ted as tbo nominee of tho receding the entire on tho call of the counties Tho follownif, committee was appointed to notifj him of his election Messrs T Remiett, of Tickbon Pajne, of White, Mid J M Boll, of Union Tlie committee on through Chair man Brand roj orU il the follow ng which was unimmously adopted Ihe demo: rits of the ninth congressional dis tnct, in convention In rmi- nce, by resolution to support Ifon John B. Gordon for the Uzuted States senate first, last aud always After the transaction of this business a new oxecutne committee consisting of Judge lloheit T Daniel an 1 C A Dickinson, of f-pilding, Hon M V Wck lib 11 in 1 T S. Harmon, of Butts an 1 Hi n and "M> Binks of Fijetto cuunty, was elected for the next two 30 Hon Paul t avor was electe 1 chairman of the committee On acclt, Kciitueky e >urt appcaN badlv bruise 1 ill M i Idon and Walter Batch nremeii hoth ha 11> bruise 1. Many w ere b inscd no one killed outright as rej jrt Jinancial statement to be issued the K'nern- ment will show that in currency passed through Lelman s hands while he waa president and that the country derived httlo reai benefit from it Iho govemment commis- sary has gone to Cordov a to prevent tho govenior of that province from oil ling out the militia under tho pretense of drilling them Tiews from Germany. BKE.LIN, August 13 William will arrive at Narva Russia, on faunday next A, banquet wiH be given there in his honor and he w ill witness the military man res, departing Thursday for St 1 etershurg w hero lie will remain Saturday and faunday H> will return to German v by sea It is estimated that the fortifjmg of Heligo- land w 111 cost S7.500 UOO_______ Fifty of Them Will Got Their Places Again August General Raikes has given his final decision in tho matter of the applications for reinstatement made by the postmen who were discharged for taking part 111 tho recent strike Of 400 men. dismissed from service, the postmaster general has decided that only fifty shall he agam em- ployed A number of the men discharged aro traigrating. The German Ktnplro. ST PETERSBURG, August 13 William's declaration that tho incorporation of Heligoland has completed the German L a- pire, has produced an excellent impressioi in Russian official circles inasmuch as it n- demna German chanv mism regarding tho Baltic provinces _______ Tlio Teutonic Beats the City of Pans ISEW YORK, August steamship Tea. tonic, of the White Star -Line has d oil record. The vessel made the j un f rum lto< lies Point to Sandy Hook In five