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Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - December 7, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia THE CONSTITUTION: ATLANTA, (rA.. feuNPAY, DECEMBER 7. 189O. TWENTY-FOUR PAGES 15 f AL SOCIETY WITH ins 'jiz.xavc.E COUNTIES. ssues and Mate Common Monopolists -i. Deember G n a da? of developments The CDS Allnnce his been organized, a has been adopted, and the d he business agents have or- n and appointed comrait- tobacco and In one axcepi iTto all this multitude, ol other u j Seeping the interest and agitation stirred tonight by the protest L u otMl'soorl, against the report ;to committo brought in iti> -r eratuig Folk, Livingston and testimony before inc committee, and said tbot on 1 he could not exonerate him 0 Tlie Alliance Ci izens Allunce waa organized here and Nebraska, during the o was formed a Citizens local organizations The 1 was to taVe m all the town and city sympathy with tho Farmers' Al ovement. This morning the orgam f a National Citizens' Alliance wasg the dralt of a constitution was L and the officers were elected J B of Kansas was made president Beaamoni of New York, was elected and L P "Wild, of Washington, en treasurer The membership is 0 citizens of incorporated villages, 3 t, i towns who are in sympathy with TI. era Alliance e OUTDOSO is to promote the principles of form adopted at St Louis in 1889 and i at Ocala this year by the National -5 Alliance aad Knights of tabor The j n the constitution is "To this end zation is political in its nature rs will consist of a president, A treasurer and executive com one for each state and territory cers are to open headquarters in and nublish a weekly paper which -lowerful exponent of the principles oois platform A copy of this is shed weekly to every member of r i ation Charters are to be issued by ,ary of the national committee to any ore citizens eighteen years of and L Tees will be charged for charters 1 ion Each local branch is em fax its own dues and judge of the on of its members Each member be to the fat. Louis agreement, and olatform in conformance with that in all political campaigns, and ote for any person who will not T o the same Tbe 3Local Brandies otings of local branches shall be a pass word will be issued to the Members are to be elected by izajonty It IB provided that ention may be held in a city wn, with the Knights of Labor, or liance to promote the principles o3 -tion Tho local branches are for jike any coalit-on with either of the 1 parties on candidates or platforms uy state ot congressional contest onzataon is temporary for the pi-Jpose ing the local branches throughout ad States. As soon as the state orgam i perfected a national convention IB iiled, when tbe executive committee -n 078T ttf it all the macmnery of the anon Holden the president of tho as Alliance is a business man ol "a, Kan who took an active part in izens Alliance movement in the recent when it was used as an auxiliary to e 7tnners' Alliance He is forty vears o: md is the author of several pamphlets on noy which are' Metallic and Hard Times, Why They are In iritile, and other worts Kalph Beaumont etary on whom the work of organ ?ation pdy devolve, is the ex-chairman of i-4 j'lonal legislative committee of the of Labor, [and has been stationed f ut, -ton during the sessions of congress a tap t five years He is considered tht d workmgman in America, on mat traof gislation on land, transportation antter for which action he did not blame tho robidei t Also he withheld it because Macune wimitted in his testimony that he came to At- anta to form a combination in favor of Cal loan for the senatorshi p and further ad nutted that ho had borrowed 000 from Cal houn dunng the week and that he traveled on asse-j lurnished by the West Point Terminal The Mncnne Matter. It was expected that the subtreasury plan -ould come up for discussion at the afternoon but a storm burat upon the convention which for a time caused everything else to be orgotten Air Hall, of Missouri, arose to enter his pro- test against the report of tke investigating committee, and was fought on the ground that te had forfeited his right to make a majority report Dr Macune demanded the right to ntroduce testimony in rebuttal if a minority report should be made Members said if there was a cat in the bag they wanted to know it, and Wade, of Tennessee demanded the report, which was ordered by a large majority Mr Hall then said that he with leld his signature from the report of ,ho estigating committee because, concerning the statement by Hall informa comes from sources that appears to ho strictly reliable that Macune s testimony before tho committee on this point, waa to the effect that the national treasury of the alliance and that of the National Economist were sadly in need of funds, and he borrowed from on collateral Hall s statement was followed by a fierce debate, which was ended by Livingston s motion to defer further discussion until 8 o clocK in the evening At the night session "Dr Macune went around with documents to answer Hall's pro- test After a, brief statement, in which he explained his evideuce substantnlly as above member of the investigating committee made a speech upholding Macune Something was then said about a withdrawal ot the pro- test, and Hall rose and said for the sake of harmony, he would withdraw the protest This statement was greeted with, hisses am Hall finally left tbe room The Negro Alliance At the morning session of the negro alliance Mr Powderly and A W Wright of Toronto a member of the eeneral executive board made a fraternal visit and extended thorn an invitation to send fraternal delegates to thi general assembly of lajiights of Labor Pow derly made a short speech, and was followe( by Wright who made a shrewd argument on the single tax idea He said the onlv table placed in Westminster Abbey in honor of ai American wis in honor of Judge Harrison o Vermont, because of his decision ou tlie fu ;itive slave law Wheu a owner came aetore the court to establish his claim, lies ud is the negro and here is the bill of sale can t have the man, said the judge you show a bill of sale from God Al mighty So we say on this land question the mar should not be allowed to hold as private 'unti he shows a bill of sale from God Powers one of the third party trio tbei made a speech to the negroes and let his cai for them to sign Subsequently all of them but E S liichardson of Gnorgia signed He declined it on the ground that he did no wish to commit his people Kichardaon wh is the state superintendent of the colored alii ance in Georgia, and a very intelligent negro requested the statement in this dispatch tha the action of the colored alliance delegates on the third party question does not rei> resent the people He was not sure about tbe single tax idea either H thought the people should know what thi third party waa before they went into it He thought it promised too much The ir timation had been thrown out that if the col ored alliance went into the third party the would get their share of omces That woul against 65t last year, overland to mills and Canada 473108, against 383 515 mterio- stocks in excess of Sep- tember 432 70S agamat southern mill 3-8 again-t 177 of crop during tiaja against 4 o9 northern onerlanO, 8K10B, LONDON, December G a meeting ot the Irish members of the house ot commons, Barry, Sexton and Healy made a determined attempt to bring about a final settlement of the question. They insisted that there be an immediate division of the members on the mam question before the meeting, namely Retirement of Parnell from the leadership of the party Finally Sexton gave Parnell hia altimatum to the effect tbat if a decision on this question was delayed by Chairman Par- 6 o'clock this majority of the representatives of the partv would hold a meeting of their own and depose him from the office AN KJCITING SCENE. A scene of great excitement followed his announcement At 2 45 o'clock a recess was taken for half an hour After the recess Mr Abraham moved that Mr Parnell vacate the chairmanship ol the party Mr Parnell re- fused to allow the motion to be put, where- upon Mr McCarthy, followed by forty four other members, left the room At 3 15 o'clock the members reassembled A strongly worded letter from Archbishop "Walsh was read, demanding Parnell's removal The reading; of this letter produced a marked effect John O'Conner moved the adoption of a resolution declaring that Gladstone's letter was not satisfactory, and that Ireland required assurances regarding the constabulary and land question The motion was seconded by Mr Kenny Then followed Abraham s motion, Parnell's refusal to put and the withdrawal of the dis- sentients PAEVEI.Ii GHOWS VIOLENT An exciting incident arose from Parnell's refusal to put Abrahams motion As a written resolution to the aame effect was being handed in by Justin McCarthy, Parnell leaned across the table, struck McCarthy's hand and seized the resolution, and tore it to pieces Justin Huntley McCarthy, son of Justin Mc- Carthy, arose from his seat aud denounced Parnell as an insulter of his father and an enemy to his country He declared that he had hitherto acted with Parnell, but hence- forth would repudiate him The defection of the younger McCarthy has raised the total nu nber of the anti Parnellite mtmbers to forty five The opponents ot Par nell, who withdrew, met immediately in an other room, elected Justin McCarthy chair man, and unanimously adopted the following resolution We members of the Irish parliamentary party, solemnly renew our adhesion to principle in de volion to which we have never wavered that the Irish party is, und. always must remain independent of all other parties Further wo declare that we will never entertain any proposal for a settlement of tlie home role question except such as satisfies the as pirations ot the Irish party and the Irish people The resolution was proposed by Timothy Healy and seconded by Mr Sexton The re- sult was unanimously communicated to Mr Gladstone, and upon learning what had been done, Mr Gladstone exclaimed "Thank God, home rule is saved After the withdrawal of McCarthy and other anti Pirnoll members, the suporters of Parnell adopted a resolution ex pressing regret at Mr Gladstone's refusal to state his views questions submitted to him, and then ratified the re-election of ParnelL MB OXtABBTOITH'S LETT KB. Mr Gladstone, m his letter to the nationalist meeting, acknowledges the receipt of two reso- lutions adopted by the Irish caucus, and says. Bytneflrat reBolutlon the subject of our cor- respondence is entirely detached from connection with the convention at Hawarden In the second I am requested to receirtda deputation which De Hides stating tho party's views is to request an intimation of me and my colleagues intentions regarding the details of the etate ment of the land questiou ant" control of con Btabulary I have not yet had an opportunity to consult ray colleagues regarding each decLira tion ol tho intentions on two out ot many points whicn nuy be regarded as vital to the construe tion of a good measure for nouierme The question ruibcd by tho publication of my letter to Mr Mor ley waa a OUCH tion of leadership which separate, has no proper connection with home rule I cannot undertake to make an> statement of our intentions on these or any other provisions of the home rule bill la conncctioa with tbequebtion of leadership When the Irish party nettles this question, belonging entirely to their own compo tency in such a manner as will enable me to renew niy former relations with the Irish party, it will be my desire to prejudice, into con ndent communication, such, as heretofore oc curred aa the occasion mav eerve upon all amendments of particulars and suggestions of improvements in any plan for a measure for home role I assure you that it is my desire to forward at the first favorable opportunity a just and effective measure ior home rule I recognize and earnestly seek to uphold the independence of the Irish no less than that of the liberal party I acknowledge with satisfaction the harmony prevailing between tlie two parties since J88C and when the present difficulty is removed I know no reason to anticipate its interruption irom what has taken place on bot-a sides ot the channel during the past four years I look forward vtitli confidence as do mj colleagues to the formation aud prosecution ot a mtabure -which in meet ing all just claims of Ireland will otherwise times seventy-four per cent of the whole num- ber of scholars. Finally he declared that he would not license any more high schools ttll their methods were amended THE ASSWEB. Newspapers generally resent the emperor's references to journalists Tbe National Gazette says he speaks on wrong information regarding the conditions of Gorman journalism Instead of journalists being hanger candidates, many high state officials are only too willing to ex- change their postg for positions on the press if they can get them Furthermore, it adds, any one conversant with the work achieved by journalism knows that the German press is among the leading factors influencing public life PKOFKSSOB KOCH'3 CDEE The latest elopments of Professor Koch'a discovery of a cure for diphtheria and tetanus have been limited to test experiments v. ith animals until yester- day, when the remedy was applied to several human subjects through the trans- fusion of blood from ammalVnot susceptible to diphtheria bacillus or to tetanus. Drs. BuhriDg and Jutatato found that the blood of rats and mice had a destructive effect on tho virus of diphtheria while the blood of rabbita transfused had a similar effect on tetanus Bo- fore tbe transfusion the blood must be freed of Its coagulum and otherwise prepared. The Deutsche Medmuische Wochen- schnft promiiefa to explain the method fully, no secrecy being observed m regard to theremedv Professors Zienissen and Bauer, lecturing befoie the >lun ch Alcdical Society tkembeivesaaonposed votho use of Professor Koch b lymph m pm ate prac- tice until evidences of cure are better calcula- ble A patient in a Vienna hospital who was under treaLrnent bj this method aied suddenly as Boon as the reaction following inoculation Get in, andaseventeen jear-old girl whowasinocu- lated with the lyinpn for lumis morning m AnnabruecKe hosmtal, died last evening from paralysis of the heart She had a strong phys quo, but the reaction was so in- tense that she succumbed. OB MENTION The Socialist has been expelled from Berlin under the Prussian law which PKN ided that upon a certain number of con- i ictions a person bhall be liable to e-nulsion JaniBsewski opposed Professor Virchow at the last reichstag elections Negotiations for a treaty of commerce be- tween Austria, Hungary and Gtrmaiiy are making no progress tho conference m ses- sion at Vienna having thus far been barren 01 The Wioner Tageblatt says there is no strong hope that the confereuce will lead to any im- portant decrease w the tariff The lower house of the diet after two days debate, referred the elementary school bill to a committee Heir Wmdthorst declared that tho center could not accept the measure in view of the way that it aimed at the suppression of the Catholic Church, and involved a violation ol the constitution "Von Gossler, minister of public worship and instruction denied that it in any way encroached upon the spiritual powers of the Emperor has ordered that prayers be offered in churches beginning tomorrow, for the safe accouchement of i-mprefas Augusta, which event is expected to take place early in January A number of town counc Is headed by mu- nicipal authorities, have sent a petition to the reichbtag in favor of decreased duties on gram, cattle and pigs. The ship owners of Hamburg are consider- ing the advisability of forming A shipping fed- eration Bioular to that of the fcugiisli ship owners _______ SIACON'S ONE HUXDRED. obtain tlie approval of the people of Great Britain I shall at all suitable times prize the privilege of free cooimanicatiou with the Irish national party I Inally, I would remind you of my declaratiou thit apart trom personal confidence there is but one guarantee tnat can be of real value to Ire land It is thit recently pointed oat bj Sir Will iam Vernon Harcourt iu his letter of December 2d when he called attention to the unquestion- able po tical iact that no party nor leaders coold ever propoceor hoje tocaxrv scheme for home rule tb it uid i ot have the cordial concur rence and suppoct ol tao Irish nation AV ith tbib statement of my views and those of mv eol leagues, I anticipate that you will agree with my opinion that there would be no advanta0e m a farther personal mterrtew O'COWOB'S RESOLUTION Before the scene between Parnell, McCarthy and Abraham John O Connor moved that the meeting regrets and calls the attention of the country to the fact that, though the original resolution was altered to meet ilr Gladstone's objections to negotiate he still refuses to con- fer with the party unless Parnell is removed After tne w ithdrawal of McCarthy and hut associates, this motion was adopted GEliSIAN Tbe Emperor aXafceg the Angry Sews BEBXIN, December 6 1890, by The Associated Press Reichsanzeiger gives in extenso passages that Emperor "Wil- liam himself selected from his recent speech on school reform One point that the emperor especially emphasizes is the time lost in the higher public schools in cramming the youths with Latin and Greek, instead of the German language and German history, growth of Ger- man institutions and the idea of national unity Modern history, lie declared, if rightly taught, would become infinitely more valuable than the chronicles of antiquity How, he asked, were so many young Germans seduced from, the of political virtue? How was it thit Germanj nroduced FO mai t muddle headed would be refurmeis of society, so many men nagging at tbe r own govern meut, while commending the government of other nations? It was simple ignorance aris- ing from a defective education on the genesis of modern Germany The liigher schools must mend their methods They snoot avoid cram- ming, make studies bear upon practical life, reduce the boy's boot work and give more tune for healthy recreation and the training of the body The present system tended toward an overproduction of lugher educated people He app-oved the g Prm n Bi'smarrl aucnt the Ybiia r n c eta tat. lia u 1 e cal ed 1 UITT tuia Iroui nhoni the ranks of journalism were largely recruited, forming a claw to society Joonutluts be Mid. iron hlgte Mfaool rmn te Mid attadiof to aHmenia, DM emperor dMSlMBd ifeftt ftt the fliUMC ttlft D11ZD- It is to Hold Another Meeting on Tuesday Nipfct. HACOIS, Ga December 6 citizens committee of one hundred is to meet again on next Tuesday night This committee was tbe one selected a few weeks ago to se'ect a ticket for mayor and aldermen of Macon Their work it will be remembered resulted in a full aldermamc ticket being put out and the mayoralty matter left over, to be taken up Since that meeting every effort has been made to secure ajsuitable man to run, bat so far these efforts availed nothing Major Hanson has been importuned time and again, tat has refused It is said now the committee of one hundred will take hold of the matter, but some claim Tuesday night t, meeting is only to take action upon tho aldermamc ticket al- ready nominated as some of the candidates have refused to accept the nomination- The following call was issued today by Chairman F H Richardson who says meeting will probably be a hnal one Today Chairman liichardson issued the fol- lowing card for a meeting to be held on Tues- day COMMITTEE OF HITSURED The comnH tee of one Iran Ired is requested to meet at tlie board of tnide rooms Tuesday even- ing December 9th BuMness of importance F O. filCHAJDBON E D HLGPMIN Cliai rman o ecrc tary 3IAYOB. PKICE Mayor Price seems undisturbed by the move- ments of the committee and today inserted the following card in the dailv papers announcing his candidacv I hereby announce myself as a candidate ior election to tlie ofiice of mayor of the city or "With a deep sense of apprecla ion for the cor dial supuor of my friends aiid fellow citizens in the nast T pn imse if elected to rto all ii my power herttoiorc for the ol our city and for tha btBt interests of our people irre- spective of class ____S B AN SCHEBCE Gets a Befoacfc In tlie Kansas Supreme Court TOPBKA, Kan December 6 supreme court this morn ng refu-sed to grant a w fit of mandamus applied for by C E Lobdell who demanded a certificate of e ec ion is a sentatrve from Lane countj Lobdell bis claims ou the is on of t1 e sta.te consti- tution which pn es each county in tLe state costing votes a representative in the legislature His nrst application was to the state board of canvassers and it was refused The case was then taken to the supreme court aiid was arTied yesterday afternoon Ihe of great importance for if Lobdell had been admitted other renubncans, elected as celegates wo.ld bw entitled to the same pr vilege The moit of them were Inga is men, and tney voald have the senator a majoritv of two on joint ballot Justice Horton delivered an oral opinion, holding that tbe supreme court had formally passed on tbe case whicn thoroughly covered the ground and that in no event could tbe membership of tne lower bouse exceed 125 members until there was a change in the con- stitution______________ OF MIIUXEK. Lump tin County Wll EOAO a Hancfcur on tl e 23d of January Ga Dec-mLer G Bums thc-nmtemanon tri-1 for tue murder of Beardslv has been found guilty, and will be hanged on the 23d of January Tlie principal witness agaiuot lum was ma step- mother Some time ago the senior Burns died, waen EeardEly became adviser of the Things did not go to young Burns, so one day, wlnle Beard-'y was talking to 3Ir3 Earns, the jouthctrack Inm on the bacl of the bea 1 with a, stick and U rd liua He then corn- jjcilcd his stepmother to aid him, Ui secreting body______m_______ A New lilnc to Btlllt Va. December 6 meeting of the directors of the Danville aad East Tennessee Eail- road Company wat> field here today end arranKe- ments were perfected to build at once a line of road from Danville to Bristol Tenn a distance of "00 mUes The road is to lie an extension of the A and road now onerat ng be- Danville and and WDCS the entire line 10 j t it 1 -vact caily a j -ral el line tlie NoiJfcX e cm ra of th Ixo u c C aicPhcrson, L t r prtneiita. J had HIT, official of uif B bers-dect of XMjrt thouw ftuJTWinc 934 dexaoemta eJffbtTanKKsn AlliaacanaMi Owl dUtriei tbe YorV. t uncertain, and yae, tiw> fr wan t. SPAPLitr ;