Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia
VOL. XXII. THURSDAY MOBHINa, JULY 1O, PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS. THE GBEAT FIGHT WBICS IS TO COME Vf OVEK THE FOKCE 'AN ATTEMPT fo" PASS IT be Made by the Republicans of the Senate-The Republicans' Plan Is to Ex- haust the Democrats toner Session. Jaly out- look with reference to the torce bill Is becom- Inz decidedly foreboding, and some very shrewd political maneuvering, is going on on both fides The whole force of the administration Snow behind the bill, and it seems that the leaders have determined to pass it through the senate at this session, notwithstanding the Consequences to the old rules of the senate or else. Many of those senators who hare heretofore OMosedthe bill have been converted and some who are "unalterably" opposed to it, are said to be anxious to be "forced" into lino by caucus decree. Indeed, the only republican who will not waive his convictions is Senator Halo, of Maine, who is Mr Blames He will probably ie measure, but senator Senator right bower in the senate, lie -use all his influence to defeat thr H the republicans In caucus decide to pass it at this session.'his opposition will amount to nothing What is to bo done is to be decided tomorrow night at a republican senatorial oau- ward and incongruous resolvent of a proposi- tion which should be, scientifically an cieusly treated, instead of being jumbled ttp with inconsistent provisions. Mr. Morgan took the floor, but said that could not finish his remarks today. ANXIOUS ITOte A VOTE. Mr. Sherman proposed that an _ should be made to take ac vote at 3 o'clock to- morrow. 'I. Mr. objected. He had no doubt, said, that a vote would be taken tomorrow, uus the hour could not be forced now. He knew of two or tltree senators who desired to speaK on. the bill. -Mr. Sherman said that he was satisfied with. that assurance that a vote would be tomorrow. The senate then, at adjourned. THE S A MOAN EXPENSES. J33T CXO.TCD5 the people of the count; something for them i double standard. T intry in th o question of negro supremacy, no usurpation of federal power Is involved in this issue. The national elections bill, which recently passed the house, deals only with national elections it does not meddle, directly or indirectly, with state elec- tions, state officers, or state organizations. The states are very properly left to work out their own destiny through their agencies. Why, then, should the bill not become a law? As declared by Hon. McKinley in his recent speech in the nettiee, the passage of tho federal election bill ia the supreme duty of the hour. Its passage cannot longer be reasonably evaded. The house, faithful ana active in fulfillment of party pledges, zealous in per- formance of a great public trust, and undaunted by the diabqlical threats and assaults of the dem- ocratic party, has promptly peiformed its duty by the passage 6f the bill. Now it only remains for tho republican majority in the senate to emulate the house and penult the president, by his signa- ture to ratify and register the will of the nation. Will the senate promptly perform this Imperative obligation? The committee is in possession of information showing a coneentratea effort on the part of the democratic party to change the trend of public thought by poisoning the minds of people, and that sentiment may be manufactured that would deter congress from passing the national election law at this session. It is believed that a favorable expression of. opinion at this juncture from the republican press all along the line would be as forcible as timely, and would ex- ert a wholesome influence, and inspire legislators to the carrying out of the party's pledge. The house has performed its part of, the work to which the party was pledged. Will you not do your duty, in urging that the senate shall respond promptly, by the passage of a measure which tbe house deems essential, absolutely essential, to the purity of the elections of its own members? J. J. CLEVELAND, p., July wind storm this city lost evening was per- haps the nibst .severe as regards 'destruction to property ever experienced. The advance of storm seemed to be a number of sharp, quick gusts of wind, that wrecked chimneys, blew down trees, and sent everything movable through the air. Its coming was shown by a cloud of dust fully a hundred feet high which obscured the sun and made the streets as dark as at midnight? Not a single object could be discovered at the'distance of fifty feet. Bine dust filled the eyes and sifted into clothing, and breathing to those on the streets was impossible without a kandkorchief pressed to the nostrils. Then came rain in rushing, swirling sheets, and beat down many plants and caused an exceedingly heavy loss to crops. The rainfall measured but three-tenths of an inch, however, and precipitation was therefore insufficient to causo heavy floods. The storm probably destroyed more trees than any that has occurred here in years. In every part dl tho city large trees were uprooted, as though they had boon pulled from the ground by the force- of the whirlwind, and streets everywhere are littered with jbroken branches, and there was no lack of evidence that the storm was of most unusual violence. The course of wind was uncertain and it shifted in eddies, ond whirling currents in a manner best calculated to cause heavy losses to property. During the storm an elecric light mast at the corner of Bank and Lake streets fell with a deafening crash. The lights which itformerly supported could be seen almost fifteen miles further on the lake than the government beacon. Three immense hoisting machines on the ore docks were demolished. The loss on these alone will be This is the largest single item of loss, but the aggregate of the damage distributed about the city is immense. THINGS THOWN ABOUT AT ROUSE'S POINT. HOUSE'S POINT, N. Y., July :30 p. m. yesterday, this place was visited by the worst wind and hall storm ever knywn, de- molishing houses, trees, and upturning things in general. A few moments before the storm, which came without warning, the steam .yacht, Little Nellie, of this place, used for towing purposes, left this port with a pile -driver, hound for the Vermont distance about three miles. When about a mile out, she was lost to sight, and little hopes were en- tertained for her reaching a safe harbor to await the passing storm. As soon as the storm was over search was made for tho missing vessel. Twenty boats left port to look for her. The search was in vain, as she had gone down, C aptai n George .Clarke, his son and Engineer Hill were drowned. But one man was saved, and he had a terrible experience. Being in the house, when the boat capsized, ho also it down.with butwhen sherstracTc bttom, he broke through a window and made ia way to the surface of the water, where he attled with the wind, rain and hail for over n hour, being rescued in an exhausted con- lition. His" hands and face were badly cut. ''or some reason, the man refused to give his iame. Parties are searching for the missing aodies, but as yet without success. It is eared that there were other casualties, as several fishing parties ou the lake have not put in an appearance. THE DAMAGE AT PLATTSBtTRQ. WHITEHALL, N. Y., July cyclone tt Plattsbnrg last evening did considerable damage. The wires are all down. The Hotel "Jhamplain, at Bluff Point, escaped. No ;uests lost or injured. A BLOW IN VERMONT. VERGENNES, Vt., July terrific wind, rain and thunder storm, passed over Vergennea ast night, doing great damage. Hundreds of shade trees were" blown down, several build- ngs demolished and many others damaged. The streets during the storm were rilled with lying signs, slate, bricks and a black cloud of dust. The lightning flashed in a terrifying manner, and the thunder rolled heavily. At Ball Bluff, N. Y., nine men, are reported drowned. MOST DISASTROUS IN MAINE. LEWISTON, Me., July to the Journal from Somerset, Waldo, Oxford and Franklin, counties indicate that last evening's cyclone was one of the most disastrous that ever visited Maine. Sandy river railroad Midge, near Phillips was blown from its abut- ment into the river, at North Anson the bridge across Carrabasset river is so twisted as to be unsafe. In various parts of Maine nearly 100 barns were blown down or unroofed. IT BLEW IN INDIANA. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., July wind storm -one of the most severe of the season swept over central and western Indiana yesterday afternoon. The wind was very strong, and considerable damage was done to property and crops. Reports are coming in of extensive damage between this city and Terre Haute and north of the latter place. The Western Union Telegraph company .suffered severely. Some of its wires between Terre Haute and. here were blown down' and connection could They Chase a Contractor Who Had Upon. Them. MILWAUKEE, July special dispatch to the Sentinel, from West Superior, reports a serious riotous demonstration by the strikers there. It was expected tbat the strike amongst street laborers would be ended today by the men accepting the old wages of day. The despondency of the men was but the lull before the storm. About 200 of. the strikers appeared in Main street this proceeded to the work on Twelfth street, where about forty men were employed. The strikers rushed upon them, and a fight en- sued. Contractor Suttou cut one man on, the' arm with a shovel. The strikers chased Suttpn to his house, three blocks away, beating him with clubs. Later in the day, a mob arrived at the American Steel Revolver works. After din- ner another attempt was made to force the works. Contractor Anderson shot one man in the head, the bullet glancing and hitting a man named John Fotem in the left arm. The strikers then charged, but Anderson held his ground with a drawn re- volver while the members threw bricks and clubs and anything they could lay their hands on. When Mayor Patterson and a force of special police arrived on the ground the strikers were wild for Anderson's life. An- derson was taken away and concealed in the second story of a carpenter shop. The strikers soon learned that he was concealed about the premises and a hunt ensued. ,By means of ladders the men climbed up and found him, but ilayor Patterson quieted the crowd by appointing a committee of strikers and a crowd of policemen to see- Anderson to tho city hall. Tonight fiftywell known citizens have been sworn, in as'special policemen. Freight Handlers Strike. TOLEDO, O., July strike of freight handlers on all the leading railroads of the city took place this afternoon. Men who have been working at 12 and ISjj cents per hour de- manded 15 cents. The Lake Shore; Cincin- nati. Hamilton and Dayton: Wabash and St. Louis and Kansas City offered one quarter cent, but this was not satisfactory, and 200 men in the Lake Shore yards went out; ninety- five men in the Wabash freight house went next; the Michigan Central and Toledo, St. Louis and Kansas City next. THE ALLIANCE WINS WORTH CAROZ.Zjrj. WXX.X, GO JFOM THE THE CONVENTION IN GREENSBORO B-esotlts in an Overwhelming Victory (or tfatf Aillaucemen, Who Put All Other to Rout. THE I.OTTKHY AHKAO. Increased Mortality in New Yorfc.] NEW TOEK, July 9. A marked increase in the number of deaths in this city nas been produced by the excessive heat of two days. During the hours endinj; at noon yesterday there were reported 161 deaths. During the same period- ending ai noon today. the number ot deaths -bad in- creased to 210. Among these were nb'deaths from sunstroke, but there was a large increase m the number of deaths from diarrhroal dis- eases and of children under five years old. Somewhat Cooler. "WASHETOTON, July 8. The thermometer ,did not get above 88 degrees here; today, am even this was tempered, by a strongy.coo breeze after 10 o'clock in the morning.. No re ports have been received of excessive heat any where in tho United. Statea todayy "ftm "Put Out The Senate Returns the Veto to the House of NEW ORLEANS, July Times-Democrat Baton Rouge special says; Tonight the lottery question and governor's veto were submitted to the judiciary committee of the senate, with instructions to report in an hour. The com- mittee, by a vote of eight to three, made the following report, which was adopted by the senate, thus disposing of the whole matter: Resolved, By the senate of tlie state of Louisiana, in general assembly convened, that In vindication ofthe constitutional right of the peo- ple of the state, and in keeping witn tho dignity of this senate, a distinct and separate, though co-or dinate branch of the government, the veto of the governor which, is without authority or right, be respectfully returned to the house of representatives, and the clerk of the sen- ate ho instructed to furnish hie excellency, tlie. governor, wltlia copy of this resolution. The report was adopted andthe matter is now disposed of. The senate theu adjourned till noon tonior- A ITINANCIAL, PANIC. A Kun on the Banks of the Argentine Republic. BittSNps president of. the Argentine Republic has authorized the issue of bank notes to the amount of for the pnrpose of relieving the financial situation. The rejection of the proposed sterling loan has caused great excite- ment on the bourse here. Despite the objections raised by the minister of finance, congress has referred to the finance committee the Cedula note bill providing for the emission of notes, ten per cent of which shall be redeemed and burned an- nually. MONTEVEDIO, July run on banks in this city continues, notwithstanding the fact that the government has decreed the forced currency of the notes of the National bank for six months. LONDON, July London agent of the National bank of Uraguay has received a cable dispatch from Mentevedio stating that a law suspending the conversion into specie of notes of national banks for the maximum period of six months, has been decreed. The government guarantees the payment of notes of the bank, cednlas and government debts, all of which are payable in gold. The emission of bank notes will be limited to and will be guaranteed by proper officials today. This emission will be received everywhere the same as gold. The dispatch further states that absolute confidence prevails in monetary circles. GREENSBORO, C., July The farmers have got the politicians lawyers on the run in North Carolina. They see 'the com stalk regiment and are giving them the right of way. ..During'the past year the Farmers'alliance has grown rapidly, and today they numboB more than a round souls in this state. Whilo the organization is non-political, tlioless its leaders and members are mined that it shall be heard in the hails of legislation. At Iear.t eighty-five per cent of tho alliance people in North Carolina ars strong- and staunch democrats, and they will do nothing to detract from the strength of thafi party. The policy of the alliance in this state ia not to endorse or support independenB candidates, but to go into the demo- cratic conventions and capture them by the horns, toss the politicians and lawyers to one side, and nominate farmers of their choice for the various offices in gift of the people of the state. CONGRESSMEN TO BE CAPTURED. This fall uiue congressmen are to. bo besides the other state officers. The first con- gressional convention met here today for tho purpose of nominating a democratic candidate for congress from, the fifth district. Thera were three candidates, viz.: J. C. Buxton, of Forayth county, a lawyer and very able man; David Settle, of Eockingham county, a popular politician, and "Uncle" Baldy Williams, of Granvllle county, a farmer and member of tha alliance. The farmers came into the convention mucU in the majority, and bent on theic candidate, "Uncle" Baldy Williams. There were 311' delegates, making votes necessary for a choice. Before the> convention was called to order, it was plainly evident that the farmers wore going to hava their own way about everything-, aud the next minute it was given out that Mr. Buxton, tha lawyer candidate, had withdrawn his and would go no further into the fight. Ttn It was left with Mr. Settle- and Uncle Baldy Williams, the alliance candidate. CALLED TO ORDER. When the convention was called to ordeff and tbe time for nominating the candidates had arrived, Mr. J. W. Haynes, a venerable old farmer of Granville county, whose long white beard commanded for him the attention and respect of every man, arose to nominate the alliance candidate, and before he pro- ceeded he suggested that everybody look around and see for themselves that the vention which was about to nominate a dem- ocratic candidate for congress, was not posed of lawyers, merchants and doctors. This brought Lawyer C. B. Watson, of Win. ston, to his feet, who said he did not like such a remark, and declared that the convention was .a democratic one, as all had been here- tofore.' The- farmer "answered it was not proposed that lawyers should run this one, as they had heretofore, _ This remark created a .general uproar, dar- ing which delegates stood on the benches and threw up their hats and yelled themselves hoarse. THE FARMERS WIN. The first ballot showed that the farmer knew what ho was'talking about, resulting as it did In the nomination of the alliance candi- date by 213 votes, to ninety-eight cast for Mr. Settle, his competitor. The fanners are jubilant over their success, and declare this is only the signal for a sweep- ing victory all along the line. _Jrhe politicians and lawyers 'are terribly hacked, but are taking their messes of OUT AGAINST only be obtained by way of Chicago. So far no reports of loss of life have come in. LIGHTNING AND EAIN IN MICHIGAN. CITY, Mich., July 8. Thissec- tion was visited by a terriffic westerly gale, lasting from, 10 o'clock until midnight. The rain fell in torrents and the lightning Sashed incessantly, A dock, 400 feet long, belonging to the ice company, was torn away, and sev- eral other local mishaps occurred. It is feared that disasters occurred pn the lake. The Emerald Beneficial Association. NORFOLK, Va., July The international grand branch of ithe Emerald Beneficial asso- ciation of North America, which is at present in session in this city, elected officers today as follows: Rev. Father J. F. Brady, of Lam- bertville, N. J., spiritual adviser: Samuel H. Gilsen, of Pittsburff, Pa., president; J. W. Long, "ot Norfolk, va., first vjce-presidenfct David A. Oarey, of Toronto, Canada, second vice-president; General P. Strome, of Wilkes- barre, Pa., secretary and treasurer; John Wei- don, of Youngstown, OliiOj marshal j John J. Conway, of Eambertville, N. J., sergeant at arms. Toronto, Canada, was unanimously se- lected as "the Letter Carriers Strike. LONDON, JuJy 9. Letter carriers, attached to the central postoffice, went on strike today. Delegates were oppointed by thecarriors to in- terview Postmaster General Raikes and laying the grievances of the men before him. Pend- a reply from the postmaster general the car- riers connected with tho central office struck. and all mail deliveries in tho district covered by them suspended. When the delegation arrived at the office of the postmaster general today they found him absent. They saw the subcontroller, how- ever, and stated tho demands of the men to him, but he informed the members of tho deputation that he was powerless to reply on his own responsibility. The deputation in- formed tlie men of the result of their visit, and the carriers decided to resume work until they could receive a reply to their demands from Postmaster General Raikes himself. The Grenadiers Paraded. LONDON, July 9. In, the house of commons today, Mr. Graham, member, of-the northwest division of Lanarkshire, asked thegovernment what truth there was in the reports that in- subordination prevailed in the Grenadier Guards. Mr. Stanhope, secretary of state for war, stated that the reports were much exag- gerated. There was some dissatisfaction, he The Anti-TIUraan Delegates' Move in Innibia. CHARLESTON, S. C., July The following delegation leaves hera tomorrow morning for Columbia to attend the straightout democratic con- ference at the state capitol: K. P. Tup- per, John L, Weber, H. C. Wohlen, J.-L. Johnston, C. S. Bissell. J- F. Glambbuyst F. Kressell, Jr., F. O. O'Neil, D. A. I. Sullivan, J. H. Devereux, Eliaa Powers, Frank Hager, J. W. Barn well, H. Schachtev H. B. Schroeder, A. T. Smythe, T. B. McGohan, Kowlin Lowndes, A. C. Kaufman, B. C. Barkley, M. P. Storcn, J. P. K. Bryan, J. H. Hinson, Dr. S. B. Lee, W. H. Duiikin. The delegation is composed-of fourteen busi- ness men, six lawyers and six farmers. The mayor Issued a proclamation today call- ing upon all citizens who have not been. enumerated by the census takers to hand in their names and residences. Charleston is ta have a recount. VIKGINXA KKPtTEULCAN TACTICS. said, on the battalion on Monday. For a short ordered to parade ime the men failed to appear, but eventually the whole battalion paraded for duty and marched in perfect order to perform the duties assigned to them. Estimates of the Bngfneers. WASHINGTON, July 9. Lieutenant G. J. has made the and JSortn year The Population of drminghom. BntMUfOHAM, Ala., July The census of-this city and county has been completed, antt the figures are much more sat- isfactory than the first The lation of the county, is and that of tho city and immediate suburbs The population of the' county -in 1880 was aad-olthe city; 3300.. "_ national convention of: Fieberger, corps, of engineers, following estimates of the co: harbor improvements in Virginia and 3 Carolina: Harbor of Norfolk for the ending June 30, 1893, and to com- plete existing project, approach to Norfolk harbor and United States navy yard to complete, Nansemond river, va., for this year, and to complete, 600: Appomatox river, Va., for tho year and to Currituck sound, Coanjok bay and North river bar, N. C., for the year, to complete, S39-JJ86. J30Iy Put in an Appearance. ORK, July the surprise of a iconic Billy IVIolony, reading clerk of aldermen of 1884, and Alder- They Will Not Participate in State Elections Cor Some Time. WASHINGTON, July Virginia re- publican state committee, ib accordance with the determination arri ved at at the meeting held at Chamberliu yesterday, passed a reso- lution today declaring that they will not par- ticipate, and advising all self-respecting re- publicans to forbear participation, in any election in .the state, where and so long as tha same shall be conducted under the foul elec- tion law of thedemocratic lently administered, hopefully biding the time when the unlawful disfranchisement of elect- ors and fraudulent returns shall become re- pugnant to popular sentiment. Jn deference, and only in deference, to what may be wished in some districts, authority is delegated to? every congressional committee to call conven- tions if it desires to do so._____ General Catchins "Will Stay in Congress. JACKSON, Miss., July simple act of justice, by the election committee, in confirming General Catcbins right to his seat in congress, is hailed throughout the state with great satisfaction, not only .because the people know that he was legally elected, but on account of his great worth to the state in, promoting her levee .interests and saving her all available lands from overflows. He was enthusiastically endorsed at Vicksburp today for renomination, which FROM EAR TO EAE. A Bloody Throat Cutting The Murderer Arrested. Ala., July murder was-- committed about nooia. -Colorea Cattrofies" met here .jpernalsaioii colored, man walked into the district office this forenoon. Both were indicted for complicity in the Broadway surface road bribery case, and both have been .refugees in Canada and Europe since, the first of those celebrated arrests was made. They were at once taken before- m the court of general sessions. Bail was fixed at. each, which they gave and they-were released, A Family IStirnea to Death. family ot of uiswife, eight year a oH infant, were today, on the outskirts of the city. J. L. Dis- mukes and Troop Harris, colored, quarrelled. about a small debt. Dismufccs drew a knife and chasing Harris some distance overtook bim and cut his throat from ear to ear, killing Mm. almost instantly. Dr. Joseph E. Smith, a tlexnan of seventy years old, was an eye wit- ness of the murder. He was unarmed, but captured the murderer and turned hxra over tot the authorities. A Wife Murderer Hanged. ROCK, Ark., July special the Gazette from Fort Smith, saysi John Stansberry was hanged here today foe wife in tho Indian country lastt condemned t-ODer. niiMfr aaias ficttn tome, iemarkabia nerve EU necte -ffas -V'-'AV LWSPAPERl NEWSPAPER!