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Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - December 16, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia TT A AJrF A 1 JuAiM 1A ot to Creato- and Distensions in the Country. TVASHINCTOV, Decombtr 1 j v-uaior Colquitt raado, the greatest of his life today. And it was one of JH, rrcst thoroughl> prepared and most com- rf d speeches jot made on tho force bill he snoke nearly two hours, he was to with marked attention by many ors on both side', of the chamber, and re- a "Cd tho hearty congratulatious of many tht3 lie concladod A BflSyVW ho is unwell the senator delivered It ceecuiMth good effect and made a splen- mprcssion It a grand speech Seii- i Colquitt did not go into the details i lie force biL, but discussed tlie principles it invol-ved, its H. loaat boonnjb unjust rs. He xu strong language nstits sectional spirit, and argued for a aationaht'v in tho consideration of pub- t.ostion8 and a generous construction of nurposes and position 01 the peonlo of the He treated the question in its philos- c aspect, and exppsed the fallacy of the i nipt by this bill to elevate tho negro or -once the interests of society He spoke IT of the negro race, he advance them to position to Q they were qualified Ho regarded the f of suffrage as a blunder THE CH-VKUTTEB connection he analyzed the i.i jer ol tlie negro, tracing him from his TOS condition in Africa, through his je- of slavery and to tho time he was given P rights of citizenship as a- voter and >-w iolder Ho said that to foundhgnorance a Ijarism a noor quaHfication for It was bestowed upon them, not -n? feeling of philanthropy but for party --_ dancy Thoy were expected to bo too's n a hands of the republican partv to con- ait in pcmer Ho snd that now that they the sufiMge n. vould be utiv ise oiltrary to the spirit of our institutions take it from them jgd that they should not by in- ntion make it rankle in the flesh of tlie i It Tvould require time and patience suffering to prepare them for an sent exercise of the ballot This prepara- uld not be forced effort to in- era as a clasr aga list tho whites would methods for thtir improvement and Vion, v Inch, whilo it wouTd annoy the tas, would be d sastrous to the negroes SOJTH "MOItF a eompirison he showed that hitej of the south were more friendly e "gititors ol tl e north Etc showed, LI uliat tLere as a larger percentage of ils in the 01 six fcelcct i states than n six states i i, suinc (.i t repH to the oft reneated lights ocfoic judges and juries He tho condition ot the south with re- TIT'O an-I negro uouunation, when all uustnes of the sonta r ere in a state of with U e condition after tho whites had neil er He o-sked IE it was tl e pur- iof who fai orcd this bill to try again 3ier lous expedient In akindlj but earnest dempliaticmani er he apnealcd to republican a'crs to dismiss their prejudices aud treat 3 question m the light of states- nalup Ihe states of tlio souta were sister tcs, and becarce sister states, it was not to f C3iimed that they were to be meddled itb, 1 be subject to political agitation As should be treated v ith. the tender- thing save that another caucus should be held some tune during the week The two wings of the republican senate might flop together, but they are yet i ery wide apart It remains to bo seea what inrluence Mr Harribon and the other gold leaders will havo with the rank, and file 01 the republican party Tne chances, however, favor Mr Harrison be ng forced to decline a reiiommation, if he has determined to do it in the event the force bill is shelved Buck's Little Boas Is Mad A western republican senator, whose vote has once been cast for free coinage, and Mho has bpokeii for free coinage, went to the white house this morning Ho went to aee President Harrison in. response to a request The senator in question is known to bo inclined against the force bul Indeed, he lias made the statement to his colleagues that to past, the bill would bo an outrage It was on this subject the president talked Ho spoke of having committed himself in his reconC message He said the republican party stood committed to the bill, and that bhould it fail tho party would be in A hopeless condition said tho little chief executive, as he became warm in the collar, 'if that bill fails to pass congress, I shall refuse to accept a reuoiiiination at tbe hands of my party I shall refuse it The senatoi looked at the president quizzic- He was about to smile, but Mr Harri- son's temper was rising every minute Jump- ing from his chair and stamping his little foot upon the carpet, he repeated sir, I shall positively refuse to be a candid ite And he retired from the-toom in a rage _______ E W B IT WAS SLSPISNSION DAY, But tlie BOUBO Did Not Anything of Importance. W December 13 motion of Carter, of Montana, the oath, of efface as postmaster of the house was administered to James Hathaway, of Montana Mr McKinley, from the wajs and means committee, reported and the house adopted, a -esolution calling on the secretary of tho treasury for tho names of the banks in which public mcnej is deposited, the place such depositories are bituated, the date of such deposits, the reasons therefor and the rate of interest, if any, v Inch has been or is now paid into the treasury by such depositories in return for the use of the public funds Also, for information as to the authority by which, and the law under which, such deposits were made Tho speaker stated that the pending business was a motion made on Sop tembor Mr Hermann, of Oregon, to suspend the rules and pass bill for tho ad- justment and payment of claims arising from Indian depredations The bill piovules foi the appointment, by the president, of three judges, to constitute a court to be known as the court of Indian depredation claims, and to mquiie into, and adjudicate all ciaims for the property of citlzous takenjjbj the Ii dians without just cause After an advocacy of tlie measure bv Messrs Hermann, Lanham, Townseud of Colorado, Mills ana Perkins, and a criticism upon it by Messis Heliaan m I Kilgore, the motion was agreed to and the bill passed Mr bpmola, from tho committee on military affairs, moved to snjpoml tho rules and piss the bill appropriating c> for the erection of a monument to the i of prison ships at Fort Green, Mr. KeiT, of Iowa, demanded a second, which was to 7 A long followed, and tho motion was lost leas LO, nays, I jo On the next motion, to suspend the rules and pass the b 11 foi. the retirement of inatei in the navv, no quorum voted Mr McKmlev, from the committee on waja and means reported the t lowei joint resolu- tion, extending tho bonded period iroin Feb- ruaiy 1st to Jul> 1st, IbUl .There bemg a disposition on the part of Culbeison, of Texas, to debate the measure, Mr withdrew it Mr Enloe raised the point of no quorum, and tho house adjourned Expelled From the Order. CHATTANOOGA, Tenn December cial sensation in r-rniers' Alliance circles came to light todav A McHan, editor of a paper called Tito Farmers' Alliance, has been expelied from the Iccai branch on account of iu tbe recent cimpaigu thrown tlie editorial support of the paper to the republi- cans McHau announces taat lie will con- tinue tho publication as an independent "Farmers' Alliance journal. A Pension Decision. December 1C Sec- retary of the Interior Bussey has rendered a decision upon the pension case of a man who, u tho confederate after- w xrds enbstud m -he union army ID elTcct. lie previous service m tho coiifed- eraic iriny does enter into the question of A pension. He ib on eiact j the same footmj as .all rtthsr union Holdicrb___ Tbe Pope cry HI BKKLIK, December 15 dispatch to the Jfational-Zeitoiig, from Home, says that there is much anaaety at the vaticatt over the condi- tion of the poce, who has been seriously affected by the extreme cold weather. Dr. Ceccerall, who is in attendance on his hou- ncss, .3 prepared for the The Knife Wan THE THIRD PARTY. WttJT, TBE CTA'C A STATE OF CONTRADICTION SHOWN. A Call for It Is Issued from Kansas City, While the Leaders Still in Florida Declare that It Is Off. KANSAS Decomber 15 follow- ing is a call for a conference of the third party movement, which took shape at the recent convention at Ocala. Fla KA Kan December 13. "WhtrenB, in unity there IB strength, therefore it is desirable that thera sliould bo a union of all the variously named organizations that stajd on Common ground To this end tlio indhlduMs and various states which vc hereto inaku thit. caHiorajiational conference, to he t ompoaed ol delegates from tlie following of-gan nunelj- Theunlcptnd- ent people s pirtj, by Itl rop rebentatives union 1 ibor partyr by Its representatives, Inte federal and confederate soldiers, by their Formers' Alli- ance tanners' Mutual JJenent Association, Citi- zciib Alliance. Knjjclita of Ljbor Colored Alliance ana ill other industrial organizations that support the prinfiplos of tha at Loins nient ot ISw Laeli Uc organ zation is to s end one delegate from eicji concession il dl trict and two Irom the i cuch district to heml wot less thin three delegates and each county orffinization than lin Davis, member of ronpress elect, olm H Itn e D II. Clover member ol congress elect J 1 illet Ten Simpson inomber of coiigiess else t, R B 1 rve Industrial Union H in cent editor ?s on rniiat, and others II J li Alexander D LameBC, Alexijidni L D Milk i I> Vi benne -R It irevelieck, John Fetter, JLansinf, D Patterson Orford ,T II Atirli- ols Starkville Oxford E 'sor- for 1 Lai avottt, Jsorth Dakota E M SaiiT rd and alter Ttmer 1'atlllo, Albm lYnnsylvuna Harry Donunp, South Carolina John D 'Soms, Gibbb, T E Pratt, lie taw bou h H A Louis YanDoren, Bates H J spencei, A L 1 Iv I'al M A Humphrey, Tennessee, "W T Grant, Brighton II MADE THE FARRIERS LAUGH TOPEKA, Kan Decombei 13 Vanousprom- inent Kansas 1 Alhancemen mentioned in last dispatches as having been con- cerned in a plot to disintegrate the southern tfemocracj by supporfiinir tbo amendment at the Farmers' Alliance tlon, laughed at the story today Messrs. V> illotta, Chase and others said that thoy voted for the subtreasury bill because they believed in it Tlie Otfcer Side TALLAH VSSLK, Pla December 13 [Spe- cial The Cincinnati TV Inch to been held for the purpose of forming a third partj is oft The e men who believed that the time has not come to formally inaugurate a thud purty movement, met with the pro thud party men at Jacksonville, last night, and wrestled with tT em General blaster orkman Powderly Con- gresiman-Elect John Iiavis, and Perry Smiip son, national lecturer "Willetts, of Kansas, Captain C A Power, of Indiana, President Polk, and a number ot other prominent alli- ance and third party men. were present. Aftei a long debate it was decided to give up the Cincinnati meeting, and 111 its place hold a conference of members from each or- gamration at "Washington, it some date to be deci led, which will go the third party question in all its phases Tho plan Is to hold some time in the fall a general convention to forim late a of ac- tion v Inch ill be submitted to the national meet ngs of the various wiil probalbly call a nominating convention in 1892 SUICIDE OF CAPTAIN POTTS. A Confederate A Orows Wearv of tlie ITlElit CKAKLOTTE N C December 15 [Special] Captain John G Potta a of th being manifested as to the result of Judge Fort's decision. As a fight will be maae "by both tides, it may be several before a decision IB reached. SITTING BULL SLAIN. WHILE JTJT THIS HANDS OF THE IX- POLICE, HIS FOLLOWERS ATTEMPT A RESCUE. Bnsnes, and Are Killed on lioth Signal by Night. Indians Preparing for Battle. ST. FAIJ D. Minn December 15 Bull has been killed. General Miles recehed two dispatches this from Pierre, 8 D stating that Sitting Bull and his. son had been killed, but giving no further narticu- lars The other from Standing Kock agency and elating that Indian police started out this morning to arrest Sitting Bull, having understood that he proposed starting out for tlie Bad Lands at once. The polico were followed by a troop of cav- alry, under Captain Fechet, and infaotiy under Colonel Drum When the police leac'ieil Sitting Bull's camp on Grand river, about forty miles from Standing Kocfc, they found arrangements being made for departure The cavalry had. not yeS reached carnp when the police arrested Sitting Bull and started back with him His followers quickly rallied to his rescue and tried to retake him In the melee that ensued tho wilv old chief is baid to have been lulled, and ih e of the best of the Indian police were killed One of the policemen Jumped on one of Sitting Bull's horses rode back to the cavalry and mftmtrv, telling them to hurry up to the support of the police, and then hurried on to the agency with the news of the battle Nothing later than tins has yet been received, but the of Sitting Bull and of at least fire of those who had cap- tured him seems undoubtedly true THE NEWS F1U1IED WASHINGTON, December Com- missioner Morgan this evening received from. Indian Agent McLmghlm tho following din patch, dated Fort "S ates, N D December1 "itn The Ind an police arrested Sitting Bull at his campj forty miles northwest of the agencj tins niornmgat His attempted Ins reacue, and the ftght commenced Four pol'tt- raenwerokilJed jndthreewounded Eight India s were killed, Including Sitting Bull and his to i Crowfoot and others -nere wounded The police were surrounded ior a time, but main- tained thcfr ground until relieved hj tho Tjnitid States trot ps who now have possession of Sitting Hull s camp, with all the -women, children and property Sittinc; Bull's followers probablv 100 men, deserted families and fled west up the Grand Ihta police hchaved itobiy and threat credit its due them Particulars by mail Commissioner Morgan showed the telegram to the president late this evening. The presi- dent said that he had regardeu bitting Bull as the great disturbing clement in his trihe, and now that he was out of the way, he hoped that a settlement of the difficulties could be reached without further bloodshed A TELEGRAM FPOM GENERAL BROOKE CHICAGO, December 15 Brooke, in command of the troops in Pino Ridge, tele graphed" the situation to Assistant Ad3ntant General Oorbm at army headquarters tonight as follows All the Indians who can no In ought In arc now here, leaving about 200 bucks in the Bad Linus, who refuse to listen to any one or dm thing Against these I will send a sufficient force to cap tare or fight thorn All has heen done that could bo done Tlie Indians now out have a great many ol stolen horse e and cattle tliem. I hope to be able to end this matter now THE INJDIATfS1 SIGNAL. OMAHA, Neb December Bee special irom Pine Kidge agency, S D sayv About T o'clock on Saturday night a great light sud- denly blazed up in the northwest, in the direc tion of Bad Lands Tlie light faded to a sullen glow, and then rapidly spread along the s'ty lor the distance of a couple of miles Men 1 osted in Indian in camp, say that this meant that the Indians in Bad Land had determined to fight It is thought that the conflict between the In dians anu cowboys on Battle creek, in which three of the forner were killed, has inflamed the Indians The Indians in the canip'ol the friendlier, on being asked whpt the slgnil meant, declined at hrst to talfc, but bema prfsaed, final h said that it meant that their brothers in Bad Land woald be on tho warpa'h within one sun, and that all Indians who did not iom them would he dogs and enemies or The fnendhes, however, disclaimed any intention of oblfpmg the signal The guards nore will be doubled nevertheless, and tho friendly camp kept under the closest The general opinion here is that a fight with ttie hobtiles is inevitab e PtTWCHASL J--S.TKA In the Hopo of Relieving tlie Financial "WASHTNQTON December repub- lican senatorial caucus committee met at 10 0 clock this morning to consult with Secretary respecting the formulation of a financial relief measure, with which duty the committee was charged by the laat CJUGUS. The secretary was accompanied by Dnector of Mint Leach. Tho various proposit con tamed in the Sherman and Plumb b 11s taken np for discussion, and the seciotary s opinion was solicited on each point Ho en dorsed the proposition to reduce tho compul- sory holding of United hi-aics bonds by national banks, and commended t e proposed issue of 2 per cent "bonds In regard to the proposition to purchase the ing surplus of bullion now m the country, Secretarv "Wlndom took positive grounds in favor of tbe purchase as a mean% oi enhancing the price of silver, an9 relieving the stringency He suggested, er, that it might be prudent to restrict bv law the amount of this surplus siher that maj be pur- ch 'sert in anv one montli The secretary left the capitol enHy in the afte'noon, and the caucus coainnttce referred his suggestions to its aubcommitteo on istinq 01 Messrs Sherman, Allison, Altirich Plumb and Teller After two or three hours' deliberation and consultation the subcommittee succeeded in reaching a decision as to the nature of their report Their action was promptly ratified by the full committee, and will be submitted to the caucus tonight in the shape of a bill to be drafttcl by Mr bherman The main features of this measure will be a provision for the purchase of the ounces silv. r surplus within one jear purchases on tins ar- count not to exceed of uulhou in any one month (in addition to the purchase ot 000 ounces per month now required by the- issue of J per cent bonds, not to exceed in amount, and the purchase of sufficient silxer bullion (in addi- tion to the foregoing requirements) to make good the deficiency in national bank circula- tion whenever that circulation falls belo-v P180 OOO.CPO, bv means of tho issue of treasury upon the bullion thus purchased In caue "bullion in sufficient amount to meet this dpi cicucy cannot be obtained, the den- eioncj in nrrn'alion is to bo mafle gw d b> the stinnce of ordinary treasury noteL j In addition tire bill will contain a clatijo provid ng that wuen tho pnce of silver shall for one vear remain constantly at or above lecat "par" with gold, aiij holder of bullion may deposit It with the treasury and have it coined into standard silver dollars, or receive treasury notes therefor While the committee neglected to take spe- cific action upon the subject of reducing the amount of tompalsorj holding of Lnited States bonds by national banks all members apuearcd to be in favor of legislation fortiat purpose, and a. will doubtles? bo in- ser'ed in the bill by the caucus It 'earned that the report above outlined did not n-et uuainuious approval of the committee or subcommittee m par- ticular, some members rMcrvinjr the right to exprew their individual view sin cauius The president sbandoned the idea of a special tocongreu in to the financial situation, being satisfied so it is said, of the earuest purpose of tho in congress to take prompt steps for an expan- sion ot the currency .Secretary "Wmdon has, however, prepared a spec al report to con- gress, endorsing what is generally known as the interconvertible bond scheme This xeport is now in print, but for some unex- plained reason has not been submitted The amount of silver offered for sale to the treasury todav was ounces, ard the amount purchased was ounces, at paices ranging from 103 to 109, ounces were bought at or below 103 L, and all the re- mainder was at or abot e VAJEUTCZJ. ANI> HEAE-Y IBBY'S COLLEGE DUEL. Both Speak in tne Smno Arch- liishop'tf JLotter. DuBLrv, Decemlter 15 managers of tho suppressed United Ireland issued a four page half penny paper with the "William O'Bnen's Paper" The which is headed, 535 s It would be unjust to the castle to compare its fiercest atUek upozi Mr O Uneii the tow Tdl> stab dealt h.m bv trtaUierms fnencU Thau Mr Ltan Bhould havo Lelped to stab this brive, tender faeart vould not h ive believed if angel from en had foretold it ARCb-BISHOP WALSH'S LETTFR Archbishop "Walsh's letter in Suppresred United Ireland is addressed to Mr. McCarthy Tha archbishop urges MeCurtny to keep his pledges to act and with the party always in tho forefrent Ho says I c-t it Htan at the lica-t ot cverv (tircular raid advertisement, and of not paper this office It -n ill be j our best .vrtrument in tlia long run, and >ou will find youreelf snto in taking voiir sttind on it alone e device of calling: mei i1 era to ac omit loi btandlne: then instead of by ParneH has been resorted to not without temporary success, bnt one Knowi it tne asset tiou that f lie i ledire wis to .in leader is nosply untrue (alvimnv has been the lavonte weapon in tlie hinds of our to miKf3presi.ilt us, pt-dging to Parnell, or wrong Uiir pie not tho 1 dtrayal ot mlainj liad u story of poll teal dishonor Sad icr and Kcopr'i eoiercd up i i pled '6 1 leakinir 3 i are to do what thoj BO lutterjy coudcmned when done .3; othoza Fut I nniSL, n sterhng; farmers among the people rallying around Inn It was an pssuraiice that Irishmen never more would submit to English dictatioi The seal of Kil- kenny wo ild be put upon his sixteen years' work. [Cheers SPFAK4- Mr Harrison then addressed the He vvidhe regretted taat Irish members of parliament oppo og Parnell had descended to tho fonl of London music halls, hnr'ing a woman's ria.noat their former leader [Cries of "shame" and dirty Tim liealj J It was tmmanlj, ungenerous and unlrish (Cheers During tho meeting at the hotel, itt ana Tinner ed md began to speak from t'u scjrare Several hun- dred f eisons were airound Tanner, o, in his apepch that the Irish j ati-v ro ild uot JntBwa h He coni- pHmed of Ma OK! Icarfp- calimg the seceders Cutler bpTrows iheii stopping suddenly and pointing lo Parnell who aa leaving tho ho'el in a carr anddrhii of he shouted He is c'ciringouc nowl Tallj ho1 .The fox ha got Thia sallj was greeted with roars of Daughter and cheers Parnell and party, avoiding the market square, managed to effect their departure Without any collision of the factious As thoy were passing through the of a crowd cheers ior O'JJr en, wheieupmi called for cheers for Billon I hey ncro freoK 2iven, hut uhere DO response his call tur cheers for Par- ncl1 THF CI1CLTAR YORK, Decemucr 15 Dillon is grepairing this circular letter, winch is signed y all the Insu delegates wuo were in Ameuca, including Timothy Harrington To the Treasurer1- of tve Irish Tcnai Funds, hero v.e HJAC In of the reeent and occurrences in Ireland think It is desirable to cornnii iuc.ate ion in net t> any fu u'y in your arising fro n our 1 ire ric Ji ciuw an confldenttli'-ttiie monei it then v.tll >e a the pt'Trases ror wh CJ. it vrua M e noald therefor-, earie rcqtiGBt you to forvard anv funds in %our hands bo Dubmbj uraJt pwablc to'bejoinc order of Dr Joseoh I Kenny and Alford "Webb StTLLIVAU TO 3 Ut FOB Mr SnlLvan, one of the party, now at the Hoffman, has, after a consultation with his colleagues, made up his mind to sail on the Bntannic next Wednesday morning for Liv- erpool He will watch things in Ireland at his headquarters in Dublin, and communicate with Ins fnends here, and with O Brien, ia Trance_______________ Powderly in Brunswick. Ga December T. V. Powderly, of tho Knights ol I-abor, spoke at L'Airioeo opera house tonight to a fall hruse, regardlew of the j rainy weather The po of the day were bis liiird partj wu discuwed at length. j SENATOR CXUC1BUS. HIS GREAT COOLNESS AND COURAGE. The Story of a College Escapade, "Wlucli Shows IrbyUp in Good ward ID Manue-s, but Brave. PHILADELPHIA, December 1 j [Special. j A history ol the Irby duel, -it Princeton, is told by George Jacobs, a classmate of the senator- elect from South, and one of tne wit- iie'-fcos of the aTair He sajs IrLy 3 opponent was a Philadelphia student, now a prosperous tobacco cierchai t in this citj Neither of the p'irci'palslme'w that tl o bullets had been extracted f-om the P stol ot Immediaieij unon Irby's matriculation he awakened muca comment, all acherse His clothing was btpyJisb and "Vet ho anpeaiecl on the street 01 m the class- room witliOo." something heinjr out of order. His tie Tias awrj, 1 13 shoe u ilaecd The fact was that tho yonaig1 man aidn t how to diess himself home f-oii, cUld- 1 hood, his negro ints had him with e% cry article of tliat he THE CIIALLFM. E TO 1IGHT The other lads denoeJ him, and finally tha southerner pashec. bcjoml the uuuts of en durance, I n iself M enter into a quarrej With one fue J: a latlelphia challenged hi u tt> V aecop'- ance ot the follower3, smd pistols design xted tho w o s !.ot i liad selected the r -i these seeonds and tLo reina lei of tho a plot wab conceited, hcrebj at once b oodshed should bo o (led ai.d the courage he dcel- ists at tue same time he It as triced that ti i should not be loaded witL bullets ne ther Iiby nor 'n opp t> in The sliot to be determined bv fhfi tops of n. coin cued Hie second Jor the north- erner Heads" it was, and tho PmladelDhian Iiad won the advantage 1H1- 3 IGHTEKS IV PTACE Uheu thn combattanus were placed back to instructed to walk foi ward ten. yaceq At the comma id Firo'" Irby's oppoaieiit vias to d'seharge h s pistol Tlio% in trurt ons cooly, and tha wn--d WAS The a pistol was discharged and trby Btood unharmed He called his second to him and whispered The second approached tlie otner best man and Bald ilr Irbv desires me to say that he will forego his r ghc to fire if his antagonist will malte an apology The heard this and retorted "I will do nothing of the kind. Tell him to fire and be d d And he folded his arms, gazing defiantly at Irby, tw enty paces away THF LiST FinE At this declaration the second walked away, and again the word WM given, "Fire1" Irby pointed lus weapon toward the sky, and pulled the trigger Had it contained a bullet he took the means of enting his opponent from harm His generosity evoked general admiration, and thenceforth no one made game of him If the Stories Toltl About IZirn SliouM Prove Troe. FLORENCE, Ala 15 fSpecia! Raj Fitypatrick e'C-deuatv s marshal oi this district ca tie in today and iiat e good a bond for his nretimmarv tr al Thurv'jy lor the internal 1" ty- patrick is tho kine bee tho illicit d s- tillcrs of rountv, and son e mtci-- esting developments are looked for His plau of action was to tribute or "blackshetsh" from the "n ild cat stil1 and sell it withoat i av- injr the internal revenue Ian During his ofh- cial service before he was deposed bj tho pres- ent marshal of the district, he never made an. arrest, except -when a-ffirers from a distanee would mivke a raid He was susperted of warning tho moonbluners of the approach of officers Some interesting disclosures are looked for, wh eh will involve the leaders of a political party in this district, who a "pull" on this class of people TRAGEDY AT A NEGRO In Which the Tree lise ot a, Knife Pat One of the Actors Oat of tUo Way. MAC ON, Ga December 15 Sataiday night laat a killing occurred on tho Columbus road several miles from the A dance was in progress at the honse of John Clark, a negro Sol Gates, a negro, was pres- ent without invitation He was very disor- derly and inclined to be insolent and trouble- some On the refusal of a negro woman to dance with him began to swear, and became so boisterous and disorderly that he was ejected from Clar' 's house But he lingered ne-ir and still cont nued his noise and ewear- Clark stepped out of his house and ordered Gates to letne Gates immediately stabbed Clark with a knife in the Ipft breast Clark was lifted from the earth where he had fallen and taken into the house, where he died in a few minutes________________ Made an Assignment. NABHViixLF, Tenn December 15 Clarks- v.lie, Tenn special says Hancock, Hallams Co prof netora of Gracey tobacco ware- house in r made an assignment to E. W rtt a late nour Saturday evening It is now known what liabilities are, but they are to oo auuut Tho assetta are thought to grcatlj exceed the liabilities The stringency of the money market caused the assignment The national bank examiner reports favorably aafcto the condition of the farmers' aud Mercaants' bonk It is not known whether the bank will be able to resume business, bat prospects are encourag- ing __ g__ Peanut Crop KALFIGH, N C December The State Alhaa-e i eanut Lition nas of- ficially eudored the Peanut Union, and declares that it will hold stock for 5 cents per pound ana perniado all farmers to do the same _______ TELEGKAPB BREVZ11ES. The towns of Danlanelle and Monticella, ArlL, have nearly been destroyed by tire pr Charles Lee Steel real estate dealer ia Richmond, Va made an assignment vesterday The JLoriUard Itrick Companv M coutU street New YorL, ia now in tue hauls of a re- ceiver aiai'rikiri Nil .0 South Third F rter, I'll Ijde puia, IUAUC .it ment vevtCnl tv The >n mil sof "Man ifoccur in" CoiJijtAnj, at LaUimiire h gut mtu linau cial trouble lait were In full ope-atiou terday. Frwidcnt Kraett Howard, of tbe Virginia atocfc