Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - July 3, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia
Si ATLANTA'. f i. TOL. XXII. ATLANTA. GA., THURSDAY JULY 3, PAOES PRICE FIVE DINNING MUST GO. 8EE3ZS TO HA. YE FIXE WHICH COMMENDS Hltt NO BUCK -WO3. Insist tliat Angnsta BInst Swallow the Loathsome Dose or Tafeo a iX, In the Capitol. WASHINGTON, July 2. [Special.] An- other Buckite is in trouble. This time it is Jabez T. Denning the newly appointed postmaster at Augusta. This morning Postmaster General inaker sent a note down to the senate, asking that Denning's, nomination be held up for a while. In the note he stated that some very damaging charges had been preferred against Denning, and that he would send an inspec- tor to Augusta immediately. He wanted the nomination held up until the inspector could report, THE CHABGKS MADE. Just after this note was received the charges preferred by tbe citizens of Augusta were filed in the room of the senate commit- tee on postoffices. Senator Colquit filed them. The most damaging of -the charges is headed "Dwindling the and is an affidavit signed by Mayor May. Tt was as follows: AUGUSTA, Ga., June 2ST 1830 July, 18S9, hay for tlie streets and drains department pf this city was purchased from J. T. Denning, jiTr. Denning being then a member of council and Dhairman of the Hnance committee. The bill was for SIRS.CG was approved by me and ordered to be paid when the clieck should be as I was about going out of town for a short lime and would approve the cheek oniny return. "When I saw tbe check again I found the amount was raifed from to and at once called r. Denning's attention to it. This was on July I8S9. He paid back the full amqunt and presented a corrected bill, and got a new check tor on the 18th of the stone month. TVhen I called his attention to this matter, he Said the-act was done by his bookkeeper, and with- out his knowledge. ROBKRT H. MAVV Mayor. I certifyat this time that I was living with J. T. Denning, and that he had no and jmade out his own bills, and I nave never heard of this transaction until two weeks ago, and was Witli him from 1881 to 18S3. F. LAMB.UCK, OTHER SERIOUS CHARGES. Another is from -Mr. James P. Ycrdery, president of the Enterprise cotton factory, who says that he saw Denning on tbe 4th of December, 1888, actively and openly en- gaged in buying the votes of colored citizens "at an election held that day, and paying therefor in money at the time within a few feet of the ballot box, where the managers conducting said election." A third from Colnnel J. J. Doughty, presi- dent of tbe Augusta cotton exchange, wlio Bays that Denning, on account of his physical condition, is unable to attend to the duties of liis office. This is also signed by B. H. Smith, Jr., J. P. Doughty, C. H. Howard, C. H. Phinizy, P. H. Langdon and .A C.. Beaue. Mr. W. Hyams also, sends a state- ment that Denning's physical condition is such ayto incapacitate him for the duties of the of- iico. Colonel John D. Butt also files a similar Statement. The charge made by Mayor May is ef- fective one. If Denning fails to prove that incorrect, Ms nomination will probably be Buck is, however, with him, and if possible he will -prevent a withdrawal of the nomination. However, if Denning is with- drawn, it is given out here that Buck retaliate on the people of Augusta recommending a negro for postmaster. "While Wanamaker would agree to this, Clarkson will not. He favors retaining IVIajor Boyce, and Quay and the president will probably be with. him. The fight will be an interesting one. IFROFESSOB'WKITE IN WASHINGTON. ProfessorH. C. "White, of the university, has "been here for a week, looking after the bill inaking appropriations .for the state agricul- tural colleges. The bill has already passed the senate. It was discussed in the house committee on education today. The bill pro- Tides that each state shall get a year, which shall increase a thousand a year, until it reaches at which amount it shall re- main- That is each state shall get -perpetually, the same to be paid to the states. 3VIr. Candler Jed in the advocacy of the bill before the committee this morning, and although the majority of the republicans are against it, on of the benefit thesonth will derive, it will probably bo reported favorably aud pass. MBS. SON. Mrs. H. "W. Grady and her son and daugh- ter spent-today here, en route to Chautauqua, 3Sew York, where she goes to have her son, Henry, attend school during the summer. He, fi'ill enter the university this fall. __ E. W. B. FATTISON "NOMINATED. Meeting oC the Democratic State Convention at Scranton. SCR ANTON, Pa., July the great crowds of democrats that have been filling the streets and hotels for a day or two, the convention hall was very slow in rilling up. This, perhaps, was due to a driving rain atorm that broke over the city early this morning and kept up .until after the hour set for the convention. Delegates, workers and the lookers on remained in tfie hotels until nearly 10 o'clock. "When State Chairman Kisner came into the hall there were not a dozen peo- pie in the galleries and less than half the dele- gates were in their seats. After 10 o'clock the delegates began to come in with a rush, and "both galleries rapidly filled up. The senti- ment was as it had been all along, strongly in favor of Pattison. The .Wallace men had abandoned their claim of 195 delegates for tbeir candidate, and said tbe result Depended upon the field. The Pattison people were confident they would win on the first "ballot. The "Wallace men would not concede "this, and 'asserted that the first was stronger than Pattison. The Pattison men's bold move in naming "William F. Etarrity, leader of the forces, for permanent chairman, was regarded as a clever stroke ot. policy. 'The Wallace men. decided topit Judge Chureli, of Tille, against Harrity. Church is- a' strong' ._. friend of Wallace, but is a' Pattison delegate. The result of the fight in permanent chairman will decide the contest for the nomination for governor. It was half pasf 10 o'clock when Kisner called the convention to or- and instructed Secretary Nead to read the After the reading the call. the. secre- tary called the roll of delegates. The call ran along smoothly enough until Blair county was- leached. There is a contest in that county, and the Pattiscn men we're placed on the i oil, they, were read Mr. Laudis, one of the contestants, demanded to be heard. He said --the men whose names had been read were not -the delegates from Blair. Chairman Kisnei instantly called him to or- ;der. Then followed, a scene excitement. hMaed and i bV- contestants., demanded in loud and angry voices. 7 -S V: tr liis.: gavel.'i :S obtained jnan m bos seat. He then said that the con- from Blair county would go to the com- rSPAPERf mittee on- :credentials; -belonged. After this outbreak, the roll call ran along smoothly to the end, there being only occa- sional outbursts of applause for some well known delegate.. There substitutions, and .at tho Close Chairmaii-Kis- ner announced, that theelectlon of ;atetupprary chairman was.in order. v Mr. Kuhne, of B. Coxefot.temporary 'clialrman aud elected by acclamation. Chairman Kianef ap- pointed General Somerset; and William W. Singerly, of Phitadelpltiai, to escort Mr. Cpxe to the platform. Mr, Cose was 'greeted enthusiastically and after being introduced briefly addressed the convention. It was. then decided that-all -resojEutiop.3 should be referred to the commitiee on resolu- tions without debate. Sowden moved that committees on permanent cre- dentials and resolutions be appointed. This was agreed to. Appointment of committee on credentials was first taken up and the committe appointed is conceded to ,be controlled by Pattison peo- ple. COaiMTTTKES APPOINTED. Committees on resolutions and permanent organization were then appointed and the con- vention took a recess until 2 o'clock. Alter the recess, the committee on contested seats made tbeir report, giving Pattison a majority of tbe disputed votes. Ex-postmascer Harrity, of Philadelphia, was elected permanent chairman, also a Pat-tisou victory. The Blair county delegates were each given a half vote. This ereatedsome dissatisfaction, which was manifested at different times dur- ing the proceedings, hut this was the only discordant note of the Nomina- tions for governor were then in order and the following were named: Kx-senator William; A. Wallace, ex-governor Robert B. Pattison; Robert S. Wright, of Lebigh j William 11. Hensel, of Lancaster, and Chauncey F Black, of New Yorii. Pft-TTISON NOMINATED. The first ballot stood: Pattison 200, Wallace 133, Wright 11, Hensel 13, Black 10, not vot- ing 1. When the convention got tired of shouting, Pattison's nomination was made uuanimous. Messss. Wright and Black and Hannibal K. Sloan, of Indiana county, were placed in nomi- nation for lieutenant governor. Mr. Black was nominated on the first hia nomina- tion was also made unanimous. William H. Barclay, of Allegheny county, was nominated by acclamation for secretary of internal affairs. Governor Pattison was brought before the convention and made a speech which roused the convention to the highest pitch of enthusi- asm. Tho convention then adjourned with three cheers for Governor Pattison. The following is the platform: The democracy Pennsylvania, by their repre- sentatives instate convention assembled, renew- ing their former pledges ot fidelity aud devotion to the reserved rights of tbe people and tbe state, do declare: 1. That a ballot reform is necessary, and to this end we recommend the adoption of sucb a system as the Australian ballot law. 2. That a tariff reform is necessary in order that both producers and consumers may be relieved from the burden of unnecessary taxation. 3. That state and local reform Is neccessary in order that taxation for county, municipal and township purposes may be equitably adjusted, and unjust discrimination against tbe land reme- died. 4. That the law requiring that the surplus in the state treasury shall be invested in state or United States bonds mnat be observed and executed.- 5. TVe invite a comparison of the courage; fidelity and integfUv of tho administration of Grover Cleveland, with tbe duplicity, vacillation and corrupt surroundings of tbe present federal administration. G. The silence of M. S. Quay under the .charges whicli have been made against him, public press, can only be interpreted as a con- fession of his guilt, aud Ms retention of a seat in the United States senate while refusing: to demand letral investigation of these charges, is a scandaL "We.accept the issue of Quayisui, as now tendered by the republican state committee and convention. 7. We arraign the republican party for its usurpation of power in the administration of the federal government, for placing in the chair of the house a speaker who has been enabled by them to become a dicta- tor and to usurp the power of legislating for the representatives of the whole people; for its open disregard of the provisions of the civil service law, which the presi- dent of its choice was solemnly pledged to support; for its ceaseless efforts to pro- mote a sectional strife and disturb the business tranquility of the country; for its lav- ish and reckless expenditure of public moneys; for its passage through the house of representa- tives of a tariff which Increased the taxes on nec- essaries, reduced only those laid upon luxuries, and is calculated-to promote and foster trusts; for its failure to enforce the laws against the importa- tion of contract and pauper laborers; for its at- tempt to pass a federal election law designed to excite a race war; for its discrimination and legislation against the agricultural interests has greatly reduced the value of farm land; for its indifference to the rights of labor; its de- feat of labor bills in> the last legislature, and its failure to enforce articles 10 and 17 of the consti- tution by proper legislation. The remainder is devoted to state affairs. The sections referring to Cleveland and to "Quayism" were received with hearty ap- plause. f Maine's Democracy. AUGUSTA. Me., July hundred ,and eighty-five delegates were present at the demo- cratic state convention today. M.. P. Frank, of Portland, presided. The convention spent the time untfl 2 o'clock discussing the" inser- tion into the platform of a resolution submit- ting to the people again the question, of license -or 'prohibition. The resolution was adopted after a stormy debate, by 145 to 99. Following this vote, William P. Thompson, of Belfast, was nominated for governor by acclamation. THE SJXVER BIE.Ii. The Conferees Meet, But Only a General Talk. WASHINGTON, July conferees on? Che silver bill met this morning and spent an'hour in discussing the differences between the two houses. They separated at noon, having come to no conclusion. It is said there were three propositions presented for consideration, but their. terms has not yet been jnade known. The conferees adjourned to, meet tomorrow morning. Tbe house conferees brought to the meeting a cony of tbe bill as it passed that body, and this formed tbe basis whatever- discussion took place. A great portion Of time, tbat Mr. Henrphill. had properly construed the section. He was in favor of presidentof "the United States to exercise such authority, but objected 'to its exercise by aoma hirelhiK republican politician. Mr. Blount, of Georgia, said that the bill provided for the appointment of partisan supervisors and surrounded those supervisors with United States soldiers at their beck and call, in order to make voters feel that they were under theterrors of military authority. Mr. Rowoli said that the adoption of the amendment would leave the court without an arm to enforce its judgment. Mr. Allen, of Mississippi, regretted that the house had ceased to be a deliberative body. It made him so mad that hevwas almost willing to to go to the other end of the capitol. That was if the speaker did not abolish the United States senate in accordance -with his pro- gramme.. [Laughter.] Mr. McKinley said that the amendment wouid take from the president all the power he has to enforce judicial processes. The bill would bo destroyed if-tbe government was1 deprived of the right to use federal power to execute judicial processes under the proposed measure. This was a bill looking to honest representation on the floor of the American congress, and to honest votes, and a fair count in every part and section of the American re- public. [Republican applause.] That wag all there was of the bill. No honest man could object to it. It was the supreme duty of the nation to enforce the con- stitution and laws of the United States. Let the gentlemen on the-other side obey them as the republicans obeyed them; for he told them that the people of the north, would not permit two votes in tho south to count as much as five votes in the north. applause.] Mr. McMillin said tliat the leader of the house had seen flt to keep silent nntil the question arose as to whether or not troops should be sent to the polls. Since the Prae- torian Guards had proclaimed that the Roman world would be sold at auc- tion, there never had been presented so sad a spectacle that presented by a representative of the free American peoe pie coining here and declaring that they willing to go voluntarily under despotism. [Democratic applause.] The old ship of- state was to be scuttled on tbe anniversary of her first Gentlemeji had said that the north would .not tolerate counting in the south. The .time had come when there could not be in the American republic an enslaved south and a free north.. [Democratic ap- The republicans might, mad- men, grasp the pillars of the constitution and pull down the edifice; but, like Sampson, they would -perish in the wreck. If he could register a. wish in heaven he would ask, not fpr.an extension of the boundaries, or the multiplication of territory, not forilpwing. rivers and fertile fields, hut bettei far than that. He would ask that the. man who .laid; violent hands, upon the constitution might drop dead as did the sacriligions Jew, who taid his impious hand on the ark of the cove- nant of the liVing God. [Democratic applause.] 'Thfi hour of 2 o'clock having arrived, the speaker declared question ordered on the "bill and the pending amendment. Mrl Springer moved .to'lay the Mil on tlie, table. 148, nays 156. Following is the vote in detail: V Anderson; Allen of 'Mis- sissippi, Anderson -of .Mississippi, 'Andrew BanUiiead, Barnes, Blansnead, JBIahd, Elonnt, Boataer, BreckmrMge of Breckenridge of Kentucky, Brickner, Brookshire, J. Brunnery, Buchanan of-Virginia. Bullock, Bonn, Bynum, Campbell, Candler Georgia, Canton, Caruth, Catcbins, Chipman; Clancy, Clark of Alabama, Clements, Clunle, Cobb, Coleman, Cooperlof Indiana jGothran. Covert, Cowle, Grain, Crisp; Colberaon of Texas Cummings, Davidson, Dibble, DicKerson, Dockery, Dunphy, Edmunds, Enloe, Fitblan, Flower, Foreman., Forney, Geissonhainer, Gibson, Goodnight, Grimes, Hare, Hayesv Haues, Heard, HerophjU, Henderson. North Carolina, Herbert, Kerr of -Pennsylvania, Kllgoro, Xanhauv LawJerr Eee. iLelhbaea, Lester- :-of Georgia, Xester, of Vir- ginia, jMaejner, Hansur Mar- tin ill aiidltd thegeneral. principle subsidies, rat yielded, it 'without concluding ".his Miv have the 'eriate tomorrow on -both bills, as 'he iia- ended to call up the river and harbor bill on. Monday, At the close of Mr Frye's speech, the pre- siding officer, Mr Ingalls, announced liis sig- nature to the Idaho bill, which had previously fb.e signature of the speaker of the louse. After a short execative session, the senate, it 5 .10, adjourned. 1 LTiie .Tltieves HEW YORK, July 2 Ignatz Iiourtez and iobertL 'Wallace, wuo plead gatltr the theft of of bonds from the vaults of William "Wallace, proprietor of Wallace's Honthly, And uncle ot young Wallace, were sentenced todayr each, to eight jrSars and eleven months' imprisonment, with bard "work, Tho StrUte WeafcerrHngv CHICAGO, July The atriko of tho atovo- dores Many of tho stnkera have at old terms. IN SOCIAL OIECLE, CROSS 8 WORDS AND BANDY WORDS SHARPLY. sequently designated as a stem winder. It was .a hurrah from the start, arid had a telling, effect. It was red hot. .T "My friend don't see why I should go til congress, and he .should stay at home. I II tell you why., four years ago, when for c he Candidates Claims Be-" .__ fore a Walton 'Audience, -'and. 7 Mutnal SOCIAE CmcLE, Ga.; July Stewart and Livingston spoke ..tonight at the school .house in Social Circle. About 150 people were present, including a few ladies; Probably one-third of them came from the country. LIVINGSTON LEADS OFF. Colonel Livingston led off. He was intro- duced by Mr. E. L. Newton; of Social Circle. The colonel adapted himself cleverly to his audience. He dwelled upon the deplorable1 financial condition of the country, .attributing it to national legislation. He denounced the banking system, explaining that the subtrees- ury plan, while it contemplated the perpetuity of that system, simply extended its provisions to cover' the farmer. As long as the banks were chartered for sixteen years, this was the next best to abolishing them. Ho argued from tariff and other examples that national legislation' was shaped in the.interests of monopolies and capitalists, and not of the masses, and "every. congress, concluded the in part responsible for, this condition of affairs. "I don't promise to turn the world over in two minutes when I'get there, but if T don't do more than scjme people I know, I'll quit and come In doing the extravagant appropriations by congress, the colonel grew caustic. "They put it among the said he, "but I tell ypu there is a heap of log rolling between the republicans and the democrats in that business, prompted by per- sonal motives. Itfo, he repeated, "aud I'll make this proposition: If a representative body of men intliis district will get together, and put out a man that will go pledged to give what they want, I will withdraw with Judge Stewart iu that man's favor. I will stand by that proposition, and I dare Judge Stewart'to take it up." The colonel's argument for the Bubtroasiiry plan was, perhaps, the strongest that could be made. "Judge Stewart says it ought to be amended. So it ought. They find a heap of fault with it. The judge does, but what do they offer us 'nstead? Nothing. If I find a hole in a bridge at night where a horse's leg might he broken, and women or children thrown out and killed, it is my duty to stop it up. He finds the hole in our bridge, but nary a time does he offer .to stop it up. Let's put some- aody in his place that will." The colonel made fun of the jndge for going to "Windom for information, about the subtreasury bill. "You may ask me the concluded- the colonel, "if Judge Stewart can't do as much with this bill as X can? I. answer no. What happens in thelegislature whea a lawyer jets up to-'plead .the cause of the farmers? Ain't Jfcat. Tom first ran for congress, he told the people o district, and he told everybody, that all asked for was two terms. He thought thaUr long eaqugfcfor one mnn to hold it." "I dian't say the it." That's 'my.' IromlMiv Speer, in audience. always will be th'ati rejoinetl. 'the colonel. JTTDGE STEWART INTRODUCED Judge Stewart; was introduced by M. H. J, ECoist, and was .greeted with prolonged ap- plause. "I've listened to my friend for an hour and a the judge began, "and, before God, I xaven't heard one single reason why he should ie turned in and I should be turned out. All's the matter with Hannah is she jnst wants to git there." He referred to the colonel's abuse -of demo- cratic congressmen. He deprecated the colo- nel's tactics of arraying the farmer against other classes. asked tho judge, "why does he represent me as a candidate of the- lawyers aud doctors only, while lie pesetas the candidate of the farmers? Why, 'Because there are more farmer votes than any other votes iu this district, and that's what he is bidding for. Fellow citizens, it's the cheapest demagoguery that a man ever tried to fool people with in ;his district." The judge treated the colonel's tirade against banks and tlie tariff discriminations with very scant courtesy. "What's that got to do with oar ie asked. were saddled upon us by the republicans. I have; voted against them every time I had a chanqe. He asked why these niquitous measures are not repealed. He mows why, and you knoifr why. Because there is a republican majority in both houses in congress. The question now is, Have I done my duty in working against these meas- ures? Have I voted wrong? The records answer. I believe before God, I have done my whole Then the judge took up the colonel's that he (the colonel) would do so and so. "If Leonidas can't overcome that majority of re- said he, "send him, but for the Jord's sake don't think he can do it just be- cause he saya he can. My fellow citizens, he cau beat any man bragging that ever you istened to." The judge, in bis argument upon the sub- treasury plan, referred to the trial of a similar )lan iu France and the disastrous results. "Go read said the judge, "and" rotiM.1 seeliow the_.plan worked in France." put in the colonel, "I've got it right "No; you' said the judge quickly. tell you. I said the colonel, hold- s up a bundle of papers. "Ill give you. a hundred, dollars if you said the judge. "Well, X'ye got just about the same aid the coTontel, hotly. The colloquy helped embarrass the colonel, ind the Stewart men enjoyed it. "I say yon'be more .said the onel, assoon as He be heard, pointing his finger at. the-judge. fly to toe judge. 'Don't you go off half the colonel insisted, warmly; Stand np to the said -the judge. As tho excitement and applause subsided, judge took up the coloneUs charge that ho done much, in congress. "Step brother Leon was in said fte, "with, a majority of farmers atlas jack, I'm in. congress mth a, republican ma- onty. When ne asks me what I've dontvin. longress X ask-nim what he did in the legisla- rare. He don't answec me, The "judge alluded pleasantly to what be armed hia endorsement by Colonel Ltyings- r X am an honest man thatX lave Tiia best wishes- Xdvingaton ca-iiaf- Eocd endorse you Colonel Liviugstoa replied. Hisef- fort was vrttaS apronuuent alUauceznan sub- letter in his pocket; .yhere.'you promised him. I've got copy of the letter where you promised him thafe if he'd help you in Fayette and some otUecr counties, you'd get out in four years-and "I didn't say anything about four said'the judge. t "And JEnimett "Womacfc will tinned the colonel, disregarding the interrup-- you promised him that if he help you carry "Walton you'd come out at end of four years. Now another reason. eighths of the people of Georgia have no resentative in congress. Tbey nearer have had'.. one. Now when these people coine forward.' after all these years, and ask for one, my says, what more right has he got there than have? I repeat my endorsement. He honestmau. He has been want an immediate representative in congress.i- I'll tell you another reason why he stay, and why I should go to congress.' "Hff-- has been "there four years. He knew the farmers needed. More money, and, not one bill has he introduced, or any. give it to them on a question. I grant you he weight there than I would, but such men as him representing the Wo have begged them for years to do thing for our relief, and they haven't done ifcd, They waited for "a convention of Farmers' Alliance to propose a now I think we ought to get the credit for ing it. He says I endorsed him. too. He told me in I had done a heap of good and ought to there and talk to congress. He was exactlj1- That's what I'm going to do, stead-of working on the outside at an pense to the alliance, I'm going to work the inside and make Uncle Hani foot I repeat that I would' have more weight 'inc-- congress than he would when I talk about' farms and The colonel closed with his anecdote of boyg and one cigar, one doing the while the other spit. "The farmers have been doing the spitting for-twenty-five he said. He closed then with the anecdote of the fivflf calves, applying it forcibly. OUTLOOK IK THE COUNTY. As to the outlook in- the county, both Social-' Circle and Monroe, it ia said, will give siderable majorities. strength is in the country. When the bataricqV is struck the columns tvill measure like "sugC' and a half dozen, and a scratch will decide Both speeches were received warmly. Liv-V iugston's conclusion tonieht brought down tha< house, and certainly he didn't loose in tho debate. They meet again at Monroe tomorrow. v THE LOTTERY EILX. V Tlie Governor of Louisiana Will Hold Off Long- as Possible. BATONS ROUGE, July 2. The amendment tothe lottei-y bill was in by the house today by a vote of 68 to i a mattetof courtesy and in order tbaC therei-'-" may be no fiaws it is likely now that the -will go to the governor for his approval or 'approval. today there ;t6, bill'; will take it the full' Icugth of 'time allow-ed_byv3awi but tJiere-wIU be three nevertheless, 'and will be no difScalty in passing tha' bill over his veto in one day. The fight xsv therefore, over now. There is much satisfac-.'- tion in Baton Rouge over the final outcome of the fight. When tbe vote on the lottery bill was; being taken last night in the seriate, Mr. terT in explaining his vote, said-; my country and her honor ;for my stata- and her fair name for her dead and her I vote no." Mr. Posey said in explanation: "For iny.. country aud her poor for her helpless insane: for her onward march and future, I vote yes. THEY DESIRE A EECOITNT. St. Louis Dissatisfied the Work of tha Commissioners. WASHINGTON, July formal request for a recount of the -population of St. Louis, V.< signed by the mayor an d many leading zens, has been received at the census ofScev The request is based on the charge ligence by tho enumerators who the census; No action will be in the matter until the count of Eeople according to the enumerator's returns as been made at the census office, and this will theu be laid before the secretary of the terior for his action. A report has been received at the census ofBce' from Jts special agents at St. Louis, whicfi says that ninety-nine per cent, of tlict published lists of persons alleged to have omitted in the enumeration were properly enumerated. A EATTL.E IN KENTUCKY Between the Revenue Men and the shiners. July special from _ Flemingsburg, Conflicting reportsL of a bloody encounter between revenue and moonshiners, in Rowan county, have been coming in all the morning. 'All' reports agree in one particular, namely: That three men were killed, without giving names---. or the sides to which they were V" There has been intense feeling against the rev--', -5 nue men since the hist raid six weeks ago, ami tbe government force was probably led into an.? ambuscade. The Site CHICAGO, Jury fair national commission this.afternoon formally accepted a joint site, -consisting of lake front.and Jackson. park, location of the Columbia i: tion by a vote of 78 ,to 11. This conclusion: was notioreceived without much discussioni Various resolutions and amendments sive of the views of individual were offered but after the commissioners hod .-V listened to detailed applications by the "tors a vote was taken on Che proposition to ao cept the site as tendered with the result above. __'_ Actor.iParhburbt "-M---, T.ORK, July A. tlie well known .actor, died, suddenly home, in this 1-o'clocfc this He was in the best of health'ibis He was fifty years old. Mr. the last living, member of the- company j played iittlie national on the night- of the. assassination of V- Lrucoln, LauraKeene andcompany were play-, j. ing and young Parkljurst was on the stage at the tune and saw ;tb.e fall. Chinese. f FitiiKCiBCO, ;Juiy is stated-ham that the Mexican government has -with .Chinese'agents-toj send laborers to Mexico to work upon a proposed raitroad'tb between the City.of :.L'' -Mexico-.and on .the, west coast t'jat wiU bmld a railroad pete-wilh- the Nicaragua.canal. -_ Vv-. ing exercises of. the took place today, and. degrees were conferei noon, jnsrobers of the graduating Tha address to the alumni society by HOB. James L. Gordon.