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Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - July 23, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia VOL. XXII. ATLANTA, WEDNESBAY MOSNING, JULY 23, 189O. TEN PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS. THE WHOLE SOUTH ____CAROUSED IN OPPOSITION TO IHE FQRCE BILL And m Endorsement of The Con- stitution's Industrial Battle RINGING WORDS FROM OTHER POINTS A General Meeting of Atlanta Cit izens on 1 hursday THE HEffi OF THE PEOPLE IROUSED From all points conies heart> endorsement of Tut C s Home Rule Leagues The i eoi le of the bouth are alive to the im- porUuico of taking means possible to prei eiit the passage of the iniquitous force b Jl i I f ulin., in tin thej il Icr to shoulder re idj to assert to tho world their in del en 'ence of the people u ho force su liineas up n them II ii o 1 ule fcr the south! IMF I prints today ft number of nit am D sentiment through mt the south Everywhere is tie 4103 cott i Ian eiidarsed Not in years hav o the people boon so thoroughly aroused and that of it begins the success of the gieat moveno it Herein Vllanta there is but one sentiment and that is heaity endorsement of THE SriTLTION In order to give final expression to this sen timent i i ubhc n oeting will at the sugges tioi of P dovcn T B Itock jresidentof the chaii ber if commerce bo hold at the hall of tl o el amber of commerce tomorrow JLhuia day in at 11 o ci >ck divtinor Bui ocA discuxsel. tho force bill ye cidij anl threw out tho suggestion of the 11 i g mentioned above I imd ho said that I hive not the power to call a meeting of tho cha uber of commerce to consider a parti n political q iesti n but I will lie-art 1> join in calling a meeting of the busme s men and citizens generally m tno tl o 1 ambt r t 1111 ress their opin ion 1 j on the issues now pen ling in c i grobs about which there is so much feel Vs for mv own in apposition t> the pnlici sectional ft deral interferei ce with ckrtioiis out i ue 1 G all meet then on Thursday at 11 o clock ind give ft i in il expression to our T ewe. on this most nrii oitant matter Thursday at eleven1 II X ARE KEAD1 he Koj cott on Then To Give Rffeet tc J- n cm i a Tiie i lea of those vsl o wo ild put ouijeople I m nation fin U ready ei I icnt in ill >ns Tl i a coiuention southern commerc il bo 1 es shoul 1 be he11 to t ike action shon31 he callci is evutcn ed b-y tho telegrams which full sent in ie n use to inquiries from Mr Clark Howell elitorof 1 UK CON notth to prevent such partisan and alarming leg isl.itlon Tvt.B Commercial and Industrial Association Snvamiali Is Always Ready C.a Tulv ro Clark Howell, Managing I rtitor Wo favor a conventibn of southern bnBiness men and dcoideclly favor united action of tho commercial soutli If the force bill becomes a law O H Fres dent Board of Trade A BeiVublJcan'B Opinion CH Teivn Clark How ell iif KUitor The bj of our chamber prevent our considering any po litical quest! no a northern rain and republican I am opposed to the lorce bill I B MIURCXM 1 resident Chamber ot Commerce RNOR GORDON S IEWS Prom New Oilcans Conn tho thrilling "Si-w OULF 1 l> 2- Kouell I lit r Con tit iti in Ihe of n f in 1 in try f I imsiana tlie larjr at co rtn cio il 1 1> m the M i h is of thf pmion tint tlie co-nn crciil so ith sh uld A r ON L neet In (unvtntion to deltl er te anil deride upon 15 e cour-ia w nth it will atlc pt in the event tiiat onr n rtl en It! t. "tij i en should elcet to (h s tht oiothbilv tics i h have giown ip tween us til-ring a general n oC profuuii lest p T.CC and to establish a L olanil or an Irt.Ii i on the iv tern hemisphere n the place of the }i s perous lajjd I i g a heart; vvelc ne to u them caj and northern m iiclo ch i d cons-idenbU. number of the con Bid iiil bodies of the south our fchili it ii pc mt delegates toattenrtanv which may be ca. ltd to consider th" situ t o KOI i cr BLF Secretan Hichmond is Slow but Couae In RICHMOND July nel John B I urtell prosi lent of tho Rich monl CI an 1 cr of Commerce convened the "board of that institution in special session to- night, and Lud beEore them the following tele giari received todaj from Mr Clark Howell editor of THL. ATLANTA CONSTITU TJON wlncU ho was unw illmg to answer with out an on flora the board Please lie views of tie suggestion to hold a ccnv ontion of southern business men to con sidci -what is best for the south to do if the force bill becpmes law you or united act on of the commercial bouthm thatevent f" After a free discussion participated in Judge Christian Colonel Randolph Colonel Pu cell Coneial Cooke, and others in which the opmitii was advanced and generally en d jrsed tlut it was premature to consider the ion Judge Christian suggested the foi lowing as a fitting reply lulst depiecatmg the passage of the force bill the Richmond chaniberof commerce think it unwibe for the south to indicate in advance of its passage any course of action erv deep interest is felt here in this matter, and if tho bill 19 passed Richmond wall ]Oin lian Is and other southern cities, aud take united and positive action Birminelinm Approves It BIRMINGHVM Ala July Howel] Managing Editor Constitution After con'nilta- tioii iMth theleading business men I appiove of the suggestion to hold a convention of southern I "business men to consnlt oil the best course to be pursued m the event of the passage of ttte force lull A B JOHNSTON Fres Chamber Of Commerce Lymclilmrg A a Jnl> ffowell, Man aging Editor Constitution We recommend a convention and favor jour suggestion of united ac-ion J K "WrLLiAnrs President Board of Trade Augusta TV ill be Glad. Aictm1 v Ga., July "Wjo approve your suggestion, and will be glad to meet in a general convention P G "V ioe rresident Augusta Exchange Biontgoinery Wants Immediate Action. MONTGO-HEKV, Ala July 22 Clark Howell. Editor Constitution We favor an immediate ntion of the business men of the BoatU to Concerning1 the orco Bill Asked foi by the FUlUtlelpIila 1'resR At the request of the Vlnladelph a 1'icfis jestoiday Gordon sent the expression of his views lo Tin Pairs Philadelphia Pa A com phancc with join request for ms reasons ft r behevmj that tho fjrce bill iuj istice to any section of tho countiy requires moro time tha i T can now coiumaiid I in bnef a few of those reasons 1 Tho oscd 1 iw w bile ostensibly national, is really the sole excuse for such legislation is tl o correc 1011 of election fi xn I c anno 1 to be perpetrated at the utli Nt ther tho nitlior nor any sup- tho bill will pr tend that any such 1 xw w oul have ov er been proposed had there been no south '01 had the south been solidly instead of solidly demociatit Jso candid suppoiter of the me isure will assort that be northern stxtcsto be overrun by federal supervisois as will bo the soutbeni The law is therof re sectional in its niipiratioii sectional in it ob- jects and ill be sectional m its admmistra tion 2 It is unjust to tho south because 1 on the fal e nbsumpti n of snppiessi in of the negro vote m the face of the ftict that in 18.SO there o er 400 000 moro v utcr-, in re publican states uoitli w ho did not cast a ballot thin there wcro in ill tho dein cratic states includii tl e soutli In IbbS the number of vo'ers in timid ited or who did mteist i. ballot in the ntrtl ern rei ibhc 11 tiLc oxooded the same c! vss in all doiuoeiat c sta es bj jnoic tliau 1 000 000 In Mint iSow II imp hire A ermont and bit little sixty per ctnt of tl on total vote Vikansas J omsi ma and lexas cist at the same eke tion ov ei faeiei t_, no per cut of their t al vote So that the imptiou f sun ression is unjust J Tho crowning in-just re consists in tho firt that at ti e south wo Mve tl o extremely Iclie tc an 1 d llicalt tisk of dealing with two foi ncr e ignorant suspicious easily excite I an 1 mil lined by bad -whito men and t'ic former masters taught by sad experience how doiigei us to tho weJl of both races is negro >r the presenco of feloi il elect on oihciaH 1 ihticiHi host le em whites and tille 1 witli pre 11 ce g unst tl em Su h a i 5 ti i of if t r exist iig 110 wli re oKo in this i mon 01 gl t wctlmlt to ommai d tl G ill j f oui r untivmon at tho 11 rth and tl t our s iccess in cinjuij, tins rice j i b 1cm safe v ai d jc icefullj tiwaid a wise solu t on with both ricos giowing stronger richer and 1 aj tr si u I eommai d t> o su] p 511 and not tl o h of men of ill parties Wo are educating tho nogro for a letter ci If let a1 one wo will de monsti xte to tl c north an 1 t inankm 1 tl at the wibo t 1 est thing for both iaco.s and f r b n tcrest is involved in that 11 e 11 thereioro winch >ou Iraw from the oaeeful oper of a biiml ir a n New is i ot fur because no sim ilai coiid t ons ex st in that Hta'o J B GORDON THt AT VBAM V R] Will "Weet and Piotest -Vgamst tlie Forc-e 3jiii.Mir.aH Ala July [Speciit! A mass me ting of repul icans will be hold n this eitj nc now af tornocn to f r itest ig i nst the passage of tho I edge fe loial election bill The call foi tho treating was signed bj Govemor Sn ith Postmaster Houston ai d W H Hunter commando'-of the Grand Army of the Republic for the department of Alabama and many otliei prominent republicans The meeting lomisos to be largely atteii le 1 Reso lutions will bo passed and an addiess to th' United States senate protesting against th bill will be lie-pared and forwarded President Johnston of the chamber of coin merce lias ibtuocl a call for a meetirg of tha body to protest against the Lod0e bill At tin meeting the question of bojcottmg m-rtheri goods if tho force bill passes will be d: cussed THF TWINS Minneapolis Census Manager Arrested on a St Paul Warrant MINNKAPOLIS Ed A Stevens, "win had charge of the s ipplementary censu: bureau in Minneapolis, was jjjsteiday ariestec on a w arrant sworn out by St Paul people charging- him -with conspiracy to defraud th government by padding the Minneapolis re turns It was stated, several weeks ago, tha Mr Stevens would be arrested and neither he nor the public was surprised The St Paul prosecutors darkly that others are to b arrested on this conspiracy charge, among them some of the best known people in th The matter is regaided here as a gam of bluff and the cariyinc out of the origiiia St Paul idea of discrediting, if possible, Minneapolis returns before the country Suicide Followed Malting GRKFN-VILLB S C, July 22 [Special Imther EErghtower, a sixteen year-old son o Daniel Hightower, who lives near Lima an this county, committed suicide on Sunday last by hanging himselfi in an out-houae on hi father a place He took one of his father7 plow lines cHrabed up on a joist, tied the lin around his neck, and jumped off "Who found his neck was broken, aud he had bee hanging for several hours He had been, we! treated at home and no reason can be assigne for the rash act It is rumored that he had love affair v. Inch probably caused it t A Colored Brakentan Killed. MoifiooMBBY, Ala July 22 Henry Grant, a colored brakeman, was kallec at Notasulga, on Railway of All bama. near here this morning Hia boo reached this city tonight on No 50, and is now at tha undertakers for his family, vi wu uiLnijuie-a 111011 wi. ouuvu w vnamiu-, i force tail, jma SjSSnta. to arouse to action the commercial bodies of the I man s lamuy is oeuevsu. to 'HE FORGE BILL MUST B? MET. HE CONSTITUTION'S PLA'N s Widely Discussed and Heartily Approved VHO ARE OUR. BEST FRIENDS? Watch Out for Men Who Show Their Colors UDGE CRISP S MflNLY WORDS RECORDED July 22 ilitorial in Sunday s CoNSTiauTtON-oa Meet the I orce Bill has created a genuine eii itioii here It w is reprinted in the Evening Critic, and venbodv his read it Tlio republicans, Tvliilo hoy say the south would uoi er resort to aboy- ott that the people of any section will buy Ibwheietboj can buy tliom cheapest, se- rctly fear this method of retaliation, and it is had the effect of many of the iubtful senators oven moro doubtfnl Manj democrats favor a retaliation in the hat e of a bojcott aid hoartilj approve "what "HF bos said There are other ,emurhelv es and friends as much as our enemeis lire DR11TT OF DISCUSSION St n itors members and joliticiang around ho capitol ai o discussing little save THE ,s TUTION s editorial Tho NeW "inrk anl indee 1 all the 1101 them papers of today, n LUSS it editorially and it has created a ;eiinlne sensat on OA enior dordrn s telegraphic letter to tho sen "i rk Herald strong endorsing it lias al-o read bv )dy hert and indeed, 1 o bovcott matter 13 the political question of 1 e houi Tl e i OIK Hciild is of the opinion that i bo illiein lovr tt vvoul 1 solidify the noith olit callj iiul tint if ciiru d out, IStfew i oui I loll up a 1 irgo ri i ul licaii majority Orhei papcis 1 ortever realize that THE _( N-iTTit s idci was to boycott our ene lie-' in tbc 1101 th ml think it the proper I! omi] rity of drmocraUc sonators, when i] j r achod preferred not to discuss the ques- 11 at le 011 ac CONSTITUTION sidea is a go d tne Piesumibly a reprcsentatn o by ins ote roflecN the views, of his constituents ind constituci cios wlufcli approve tho force II h e no reason to etpect and should not receive cu torn and trale from tlie people o mat ei til is seriously menaced bv tliu irovis ons of thatb 11 All things being equal in trade IT m other tilings wo should cr nuiiito in fav or of oui fi ends as aga list our enomus IIIIHPRN MERCHANTS WOULD BE JUSTIFI ItJ> Son i or liutler of South Carolina I unK tl e southern merchants would be -justi nablo in refusing to do business any 1101 them not (illy on account of its advo- of the force bill, but on account of tho bitterness vituperation and misieprosentation of the south I how evt-r do not think it ad .able for the south to any concerted action 111 regard to the fotce bill vet awhile Tlio chances are the bill will not pass SHOULB KFSTST BV 'MFANS Sen r tor "Vance of >orth Carolina I think e should resist the passage of the force bill by all legal and methods appeal to tho sober ative sentiment ol the north to ai 1 u-s but if it does passive shoult take tho advice of the town clerk of Lphesua, and do 11 >thmg rash However the republi cans are not going to pass this bill AN OHIO CONGRESSMAN TAI-lvS Representative Oubwaite of Ohio "The bill is a blow at the prosperity of tlie south would not encourage threats, but I would en couiage remonstrances from factunng ruining railroad interests and th> Famers alhaiiee Tho most vindictive-mam festations against the south in connection with this bill, came from members locally in terestec in the success of the Chicago worlds' fair If their constituencies entertain such sentiments asthej expressed they hardly want any peo- ple from the south to attend the exposition SEN 4TOR COLQUITT WILL BE BEADY Senator Colquitt, Georgia have no considered any particular means of fighting the force bill should it become a law My mind has been given to a consideration of the moans of defeating it in the senate and pre Tenting such an outrage upon our people An expressioc of opinion as to retaliatory meas iires, before the bill has passed, might be ail obstacle in tlie way of its defeat when the tun conies I will be feady to co-operate ari any ineasnres to protect our people irom its disas- trous consecfaeoces AMO3 CtjMKINGS TALKS Congressman New York "I feel as though the south would be justified in taking any steps that she sees fit, to pre- vent the passage of this bill She must bear in romd thafc the bill bears heavily upon-New York and other democratic cities in the north. It is really a bill to retain aud notreEumto the people the power conferred upon the majority of the house representatives elected, tw o years ago I behove it to be aa subversive of the liberties of the country as was the action of the -muiucipaZ assembly in. Pans, in forcmg the 'national assembly to pass ittt decrees fiirtety-severi years Whatever is" ficuer by states, Bhxjuldbo ter carojal deliberation. The teople of the northern congressional districts nterfere with the people of the southern con- gressional districts, wheu their represeutp-uv es n congress enter into such a conspiracy The outh has as much right to interfere in north rn congressional districts as the north has in outhern ones Before a single rale was assed by tins house, Thomas B Keetl ti rep isentafave from the first district of Maine aa Beaker, assumed the'ngdt to determine the lotive of Charles F Crisp a representative f Georgia, in making a motion on the floor of he house This Lodge bill is the same thing >ut of a greater magnitude If passed it must eaden the prosperity not only of the south mt of the whole country Let the soutli call idme rule meetings in every crty and town 'he north will follow suit aud the conapira ors may be ov erw helmed THE TWO IIFPUPLICAN FACTIONS There are two factions the repub icaiis of the senate and they are fighting each ther as bitteily as tho two parties have ever ought Tho of the batt'e is the force bill On the one s do are such rabid senators as ioar Spoonei, Chandler and John Shei man Thoj have a majority of the republican enators with them and are attempting to vhip the others into line on the force bill while on the other side arc such men as Wai ;ott Tellei Plumb Aldnch, Paddock and ETale They are the opposition leaders and at present liave a few followers These men are iecidedly opposed to tho passage of such a measure They think it bad politics and say hat it will injure the r par y more than the Lemocrats Again they are opposed to allow ng Heed to bulldore tlie senate and are using that argument to advantage in the fight A TRADE PROPOSED Today one of these men approached a few of life democratic leaders and asked w hether if they were given assurances that the force bill would not be acted upon at ill at this session by the senate, they would agree to cut short ;he tariff debate in order that congress might adjourn by the nrst of September Ihe democratic loaders replied that they would w illingly enter into such an agree ineiit and now the republicans who oppose ihe force bill are attempting by lome themselv os to persuade the Hoar Spooner-Shernmn partj into making such an agreement The principal aignment of the op itioii is that if tho rabi 1 element refuses to agree and determines to force the bill beforo ;he fcciuite enough lepublicaii votes will bo polled against it to defeat it SI-NATOll INQALLS C3IVFS A HtNT Senator Ingalls todaj informed a democratic senator that he was opposed to changing the rales itbout it 3 ou cannot pass the force bill, replied tho democrat To this Senator Ingalls replied that he did not believe the senate rules should be chinged for anj such purpose and that he did not ;huik U1'l was so important as to re itnre such methods This is taken to n e in that Ingalls is really opposed to the force bill and that ho is one of the number who would like to see it siuotli cied in tho senate calendar Consuleiing all this there is a strong eenti mont today among the opponents of bill of both parties that it will not be acted upon this session Ho A ev or Rood and Harrison are still nagging away at the senate and tho Sherman Hoar Spooiier Chandler crowd are 11311% the i aitj whip with vigor Thej will call another caucus the I ittcr part of this week and ittempt to drive all tl cir partv into line It is how ov cr go tig to be a rough and tun ble fight in the caucus with Tlio chances sligbtlj in favor of the ulvocates of tlio bill However if Teller Plumb the other rej ublicaii opponents roma n firm and announce positively that they will vote against tbc bill in the senate they can whip the fight and the nijust force bill will go over unacted upon, which will really mean its death E W B THE HOG be Give ME.X ice by Speaker Another Cli: Xteed Tn j 22 Eced has promised the lobbj f the com i ound lard bill that he would set asida a ui tin near future for the consideration of that bill Tho firm of S juire Co of Boston and other hog lar 1 men e had a el! paid lobbj hero since Cnristmas to tlie bill forced through Thej claim a mijoritj of tne house However the southern men reah? ng that it will destioy tho cotton seed oil indus- try of the south and result in an individual loss to every southern farmer will fight it to tlie bittot end and jet have hoped of success this conies up ev southern man will be needed ni bis se it 3i "W B THE ESTIMATE THE FARMERS FORJHEBOYGOTT. THEY VALUE THEIR HOMES And Will Not Build Up Their Ene mies Puts Atlanta s Population at 64 Count IS ot Made "WASHIKCTOX, July 22 census office today furnished the card estimate of Atlanta s population By this estimate it isG4 %8 However Superintendent Porter says it is possible some of the cards weie misplaced, and not counted, and that when the crucial count is concluded, the population might be a few thousand above these figures The official count will, however, propably not be inade for a week or more yet E W B SOME MRSH WORDS OF BOLD DEF1MCE For Those Who Put Them Lnder Rule THE PEOPLE fflE BEGINNING TO SPEflK The Young; Men Coming; Out TON, Julv 22 [Special The publication in SUITOAY'S of the fact that forty or moro Georgians, and many from, other southern states, were entitled to government clerkships, and could get them by passing1 the civil service exanmation, has brought hundreds to the front The civil ser vice commissioners today received many let- ters, and they now feel that the young men o! the south will come forward, and Georgia's quota Politics will have nothing to do with the appointments Of those who make the highest mark ou the examination E W B Alabama Congressmen Fearful "WASHINGTON, July 22 though the majority of counties of the thirc district of Alabama have instructed, delegates for Colonel Oates, he hasreceu ed information that there is a movement on foot in the alii an co to remstmet the delegates and defeai him It is the same w ay in the Montgomery district represented "by Colonel Herbert In- deed, the fight ton him has b6en renewed such vigor that he went home today to loo] after Tiis fences E W B Senator Colquitfr to Spealc. "WASHINGTON1, July 23 Colquitt has been engaged for seven days in preparing a tariff speech, which he will de- liver m withm the nest few days It will be a strong attack Tipon tho MTcKan ley bill, now ponding in the senate. arVvLi-EY Ga July ev eral juomment alliancemeii have called on our correspondent yebterday and today and equestel lumto say to THB CONSTITUTION hat their editorial 111 Sundav s issue on the force b II expresses their sentiments eu rely They all saj THE CONSTITUTION has truck the key note and the farmers of Geor la will unite 111 assisting them to carry out iie policy outlined in that editorial if they are to suffei for it by so doing THE ALLIANCES ILL MEE.T A meeting has been called by several of the wboproposo adopting resolutions hich they will send to all the county alliances hroughout the state of which the follow ng is the sense That wo will not uy an engine cotton gin or any other ma hinory no vtagon, hugg ea harness clothing hoes or anything elie from any firm in any whose lepresenta-tires in congress vote the force bill and that TI e Tiill use our best efforts to get every alliance man and farmer throughout tho southern tates to 30111 us in carrying out this reso- ution to countermand every piece of machin ry they e ordered for farm purposes for this jears crop for market if it lankrnpts them K.B That we areai aretl at these manufac urers spent a large of moiiej to pre ent tho passage of the Milh tariff bill to our detriment anl further tl t v e are awaie hat the proper influence brought to bear by thebO largo maiiufai, turers upon their rej es will recent the jassage of this damnable bill H to as as the government of this n iton is in the hands a id >owcr of free citizens no matter vv hat congress may enact The fanners of this eourtrj are urging this natter in earnest and desire to herald then vie tt s and intentions throughout the country as fast as possible THE HFART Ol TIIL PEOPLE i Surely Touched When Tho Constitution Speaks Ga July A mosb meeting ol fi of THL CoNbiiTU TION vi as held m the court house last vith L S I oribetter cl airman and E B Russell secretary Col J K Barton offered a resolution ev piessmg approval of Sundays CONSTITUTIOV editorial on the force bill and a northern boy cott and declaring a willingness to act in at, cordauce therewith This as adopted The meeting was weU attended liinging sieecheb Merc mide C JJunn W S Cole nan E B Pussell an 1 othera Meets With a Heaity Kesponse TOXKSB mo TuK -1 Consti tution issue as h o-n to meet the foico bil I will meet a heTtj response from eveiy true citizen of eorgia hile for mvse f I do not appre hend any ser ous danger or trouble to the peo pie of Georgia from the passage of this devil .sh and most iniquitous measure vet we musl take these red mouthed fanatics from what they say and not from wnat w e think the con sequences wi] 1 other o 'take the will for the deed are quite right vvlieii you say that the son tli has it in her power to retaliate byway of a boycott in trade and commercial c rc'cs andvou touch the tenderest chords in tho nature of an Old when jou picture the trials the heroic strupjEjles and inagnificent success of our iicble southern women during the dark and dre ary hours of the late war OLD KT Would 4n Good to the South Ua July 21 ONSCTTUTION a po icy of retaliation by boycott of northern goods upon tbc passage of the frrce bill meets great favor here Said a prominent Albany merchant I am strongly in favor of this policy evemf it left me without any gooda in niy store It is con ceded on erj side that this would result m great good to the south and would build up industries of every kind within her borders Tlie Salvation of the South- ____ THOUATVILLF Ga July Constitu tioD Llessed be the bovcott for in thig is the salvation of the south from tbc burning humllia tion of a second reconstruct on AH true south erners are with j ou We would riot be the sons of our fathers if we fail to rebuke ai d resent the of bold usurpers and pnbhc plunderers B'essed be the boycott and blessed STirimoT In Its courageous defence of home rule I am very truly N e Can Stand It CATTO> Ga July 22 Constitution Your editorial of the 20th instant on force bil is tlie best tiling ever written for the south It i a clincher and is on the right line The force bil may yet be a blessing in disguise ;Cet it come vve can stand it. The moment the president signs it will be the beginning ot on era of prosper t> unequaled J: the historv of the world. The people of the south need more sel f reliance and a boycott would give it to them It -would iorce U3 down to homespun for awhile bnt it would cause U3 to lay a fonodatior for ou Characters which we could never If we con tinue on the same line-j we bav e liv ed since By all means let us have the boycott it vvil build up our waste places and gvve new life tc every indoetry south Let U3 have it until th north agrees to renounce the force bill, and allows ns to have white supremacy south, and allows respectable white people to name federal officials in our midst and force the north to give naa prarata portion of all tho appropriations from the national treasury Hake determined demand, and the business north will be forced to Kraut them The boycott will accomplish all-we want. By all means let us have the force bill and tlio boy- cot b "Wlio wrote your editorial1' The author a name slio e immortalized R W WALKER Riiifflnc: Letter Fi om a "WholeMiI e Merchant Captain R G Clark of Rome G a president of the Merchants bank, and head of thff- largest wholesale house in the city soudsTntt CONSTITUTION the imgrng letter printed be- low For years he has been buj mg dry goods and shoes m Ivew York and !New Gradually he has worked in southern jeans and rotton goods but the bulk of his probably S400 000 a. has to buy in east ihis heavy interest at stake he uiihesiiat ugly pledges himself to the bur two ringing articles oat lie force bill an t to say as one of tha leading; usmeas men of i I am readj to co operato ith 1 usinesa men throughout the southern states u j ur proposed p an meeting the emergency n case the bill becomes a law I purchase him Ircds of thousand-, of dollirs an- UH.HY from northern b isinesa men rnanj of lieni republicans whom I have alwaj9 esteemed .ighlj per onalty but if they are not ready to liter a against the villainous force i Ina.ii 1> without their goods and abide by whatever temp irarv ineonremonce the changa 1 rmR let them do their worst we can: nd will take caie of the t.od rights whicli ro ours >ur articles have been extensively read by tho guests ot th s famous watermp place and hava net a resj onsive ch rd in every breast Tha world loves pluck ind this id the one cement off mr people that has alwajs been conspicuous We pill liave to depend upon it for A solution of this [uestion or the plan proposed by your >aper our article wnll st r Ihe country from center o circumference It is useless to make furtner appeals to republican partisan0 for, justice hi government benefits Go on Yours truly ll G Cr uuc. AIHFNR Ga July 1890 ditors ion "We want to t lank j on for sounding tha kejnote in jour issue of laid lo vn o ir arms 65 in good faith srnca :ien we have been abused insulted and hounded own as though we were a nation of renegades nd cut threats in fact w e have forborne until wO- ,ave almost forfeite 1 our manhoo 3 and still they ,ill have no conhdcnee in us Now callahaltV and sound the bugle call Irorn "Maryland ta Texas ajid let ev ery true southern wojian and child (as v 11 as tliosrt of our friends, who have come among n reJuae t uch a single urtule of a.i 3 1 ind tliat comes JJ1 the oil cr side of Massuii an t Uixoii i line "Weara with v u heart "oul b idj mind j.nd strength, anl hid jou Ood in ur nolle in the cauoe BROS. It ViflU "Win 1HE SOUTH M FOLiri Ol- SFI F DFFKNSE NOT F ?rom the Athens Ga. t vcnihg Ledger In yebterdav a CONSIIT in was a long and able e lit rial on tJ e I f t the onlvcour e wh ci is now op-n to tha sjuthernneopk If we i ij a higher pro- tnr it 01 the goo Is wh ch are imported iet our own i re eive tJ c I ei elit f it J et iha head of evcrj tit> in the south act romj t v now and i crh q s Harrison may be >d from sigi i g the infamous measurp Thus the neeess'-ity of resorting to a bovcott may yet bo averted TUrangU. conmerce and trade we ma; novp exert a more powerful thin our did byap- ea3 1in to arm" Tho 1 ovcott w 11 deve op tho matcn il re o of tl e south while it is crush- ing th it ml uuoEis party win h to perpet attompte 1 t us Bupremacy There ire many go 1 patriot c men at the nortlt who woul 1 thuB HuIIer t tr tin. Fins of the'nicked ng them Tl ere arc in tnj bivo had a dirett part in the i of this measure who coull have exercised i i owcrffll influence against J Tho e rol >er 1 am s> vs ho fi rnished the bootUa S bv which the list elect n was curried will suffer 4 n o t 1 y the policv iutl ned 1 the aiiiltlcv ulddibolij j rinei[ lea of justiCO and hbertv The northern e e are beginning to wake up. v t th cfle t wl 1 h the I ree I ill w 11 haie upon the nortbei i eaj itul inve ted in the eoutli They irom sal ex] IT ei ce thit come what may, the men f th uth are g( ing to rule their if e untrv A in nPrci tl n was a fonn off resistance which the rabid of tlia re- publican i an> did i t ect It will prove far more u? t t o i orth than did the Jaw war prove to the v ttti Approved In Griffln Ca Inly 22 s idea of meeting the federal force b 11 by btt ng the north meets with general approval 1 re It see ns to be said 1 a gentle nun tin's afternoon the most effec- t lal remedy that coald have been suggested, n if a council to deeide the matter liberating on it for Another said "TTo 4" did without the northern prod n Ls during tho war, and we can take it up ivl cio we left it off in 13G5 Make w bat vve eat and j, what we w ear Wo are tl e r lucers of our w ires any way now let s u an ifacture It a the thing I m iu f r it i They Qulcklj Fall in to I ifflit the Boycott Kittlle The Atlanta Artillery met last night passed resolutions strongly taking sides wltU the bovcott against the force bill The artillerymen will have no more yankeO- uniforms if the foicc bill passes These reso- lutions are to the point as fuld be defeated and to help farther tho de- feat vve in our humble waj seeking the good Of this whole countrv offer the following tions 1 Beitreiolved bj the Atlanta Artillery, That we suspend negotiations with any firm or cor- porati in north of Mason ard Dixon s line for tha t urchasc of new uniforms until the nited States senate shall ba% e passed upon the Lodge elec- tion bill and if said bill passes the senate, "we hereby resolve Resolved 2. That we will not buy any nniiormS' T trom anv firm or other persons in states representatives lend their support to this in- iquitous measure __ t Tlesolved 3 That if it becomes a necessity we w ill on v vi ear such nrtif orm as we may be able to buy of southern manufacturers of Captain IJedyard- ALI Julv 22 _ private telegram was received in this city niis morning announcing the death of Captain. E. D Ledvard at Florence Captain Ledvard loft Moiiigomery about two years ago arid went? t to t loreuce where he engaged in business, ana was prospering at the time of his death. -H? diod of tv phoid cr and had been ill abox tvo weeks His remains-will be brought t. Blontgomery for mtermont in Flames CHVIH.OTTK, C July ]Sews reached here today of a very destructive j fire at Laurcnburg this state Four largo -nith their contents were burned. r Owing to the inefficiency of the water sappty> i' business portion of the town would burn The reports are thai the fire is under control Loss about insurance not know n _ Ono tlie Uses of a Knife MoNTGoarKiiY Ala Julv 22 Jol-n Toole, of the Montgomery Steam Bakery f company and Hngh Gallagher, 5 clerk of the Carr Steam bakery, got into a dis- pute this mommc; ov er a business matter, when Toole whipped out a razor and cut Gallagher in the abdomen, ripping open his side lor twenty inches Gallagher's condition is cal. Todo but has since been arrestecu ;