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Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - July 24, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia VOL. XXII. ATLANTA, GA., THURSDAY JULY 24, 189O. TEN PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS. ooa! lilroit 1st. e hotel the rt for esh bar Sta- nce of itioti of StsSfe io M to eiae- THE FORGE BILL IN THE SENATE. I OF OPINIONS GIVEN. Amos Cummings Thinks That the Bill is Dead. fi SUBSTITUTE FROM MR BLftlNE, Who Prefeis a Congressional Re- apportionment THE BEST WHY OUT OF THE lily 2 lhat wiUdothp-n rk That will kiU the said L m Vui s K Cumm of >ew rk t> ho rt v 1 1 UP a intervuw-. from people all cner the south, 111 regird to the 1> ycott Indteil it ib true that tho bill is iiul been tor three daj s ing eakei and I THF CONSTIILTION and itsiroj lias t Id the b o-o men an 1 mimif-u tnrt rs of the jiirth iro protesting Mijorou-ily agiinst tho passige of the dimiiuble me isure Re publican senators are receiving scores of let ten> from tho leading business men of the anoi-3 ites implonng them not to lor thiyoutrageoub an 1 unjust bill VUTI- VLS 1 I >M Ml ItCHVNTS lo in t belies o 111 the fiist place tlmt it will beuent the rcpub icau tartj pol tieilly an I m tl e iu 1 place tliej know it ill se rto slj affect tl o business of tlu entire countrj IHese letters are being u o 1 for all tl cy a o worth by tho repub ican nta of the b 11 On the utht hand rabi 1 republicans an 1 shrew d politicians ab Hoar Sherman Teller inl Chandler are raising the crj tint the south is thu to bojcott the north an 1 IK nn seco le if the force bill parses Thev are those lepubhcai sen ators who are opposing the bill as cow ardt are afraid to -vote for the mterestb of their partj 111 the face of rebel thro us will amouiio to in dteJ are omy tho of unreeon stiurtel confe luitos In ieel the i element is us su h ar guments, [or all are -vvoith, and this n (ru 11 g there was some ng ainonsr the oppo- eiti n A few of thorn said that -while thej XTOU d to o off the bill, while they thought it bad politics, yet, if it was made a p measure and the bad featureT expunged from the bill they might-vote tor it THF OPPOSITION MORI- CUNF1WKNT Later in the daj tl o opposition c ement led bj Teller ilcott and Plumb berime more co ihdent tl in. they o been of smothering the b 11 "Mlt 1.L PI All Plaint 11 i ced a p] in which im nol cntliisiirn an 1 i; th h the tion rej ibhcans exjeel to sm iher tie 1 II Mr I> aiue s f them onlj in acio for their Ian 1 an agreement ia-1 been made that they were to roco .iO 'or fiotr 1 inds This constituted a verv large !und which is n >n held for tin u in tho tieiMiry and is to lie used ui clie boat w ay to elevate and educile them A proposition xs made Mr Teller that [mlians who h il ered then tub it u 1 Hums and loi whom the proposed jppiopriatioii 11 as nftmttd should bo paid out of the funds held 'or tho bioiiY but Messrs I) iw ci and is ed that that could not be done, rind Mr leller withdrew tho proposition 1HIC IMIIUSONMKNT OK DI d scushion u j.-, temporally suspended, and Mi Morgan from the committee on ?Vn lelatums reported a substitute foi the re-.oh hon he-ictof re offeied by Mr Paseo Ihe HU Intitule w is and asice 1 to, as 'olio s 1 1 tmt the be -uid lieroln f j t tr it. (if nnt iiuonii itible with ul !i inUn tic1 mmunu n t thf. m LI v inlirniiti H nt 1 1-1 i iiosii tli 111 tl i Indian bill was mod hi 1 in i-> then 1 t i IIL imoiuItiiLiit inserting an item ol (XHi for the piosecutioii of a Miit b; the Lnitcd St s i-> tr L and ir h in f t'to C her Lu 1 n 111 "N nth C ir 11 lion is ind othcis to settle and enft rcc (.Lit nn rights of these Indians o rise to a k n r lisn fu r t c c and said tl it ho woul 1 liomo to dmnei 1 lily it that hour Ho ou that tl o b a Ijourn Ho also tloolmcd to en t0 o i lock the senate adjouiuod ti 1 tomiriow at 11 a m THE IHNKUT PTCY KTLr. The House the Day to Its Dis- AViSTiiNGTON July 2i the house Mr I ace j of low "i submitted the report of the committee on elections in the West, contested olectioii case of JMcOinnis son Tho report which is in fa% or of the con tcbt int was ordered printed and laid er Mi Longer ot Iowa fiom the committee on coinage weights and iifoasurcs roj orti d back tho rcsolutu n calling- on the serictarj of tho treasury for information as to w 1 j trade dollars licUl in the treasury as assets not been LOinel as requiied by law Discussion of the bankruptcy bill was then losumcJ Mr Abbott ciitu isod tho measure in m inj of its provisions He would approve of a bankruptcy bill which would do justice to an honest debtor and wnich would protect an honest creditor against a dishonest debtor This bill did not do it It w is a measure in the interest of the creditoi clas4 Mr Catclnnps of Mississippi, approved of the measure While he admitted that there had been abuses under the old law ho did not agree that the general outcome oi that law had been bad He thought that the general effect of the law of had been ot great ben efit to the commercial inteiests of tho country It -was urged, m opposition to the pending measure, that it was asked for by the commer- cial interests and not bv theasricultuial inter ests Tliere was no weight 111 this objeetion Tho bill was intended to operate upon com mercial It demanded absolute good faith from both the creditor and debtor classes It was an adroitly and widely framed meisure Mr Outhwaite, of Ohio, cnt ciscd the method in which this important measure was being considered, or rather discussed (for it was not being considered) bv tha house This mode of legislation (if it might be dignified by sueh a was simply preparing a xn-t. to be sent to the senate, in the hope that that body w ould make a law that was of some account and might be properly placed on the statute books Mr Wilson, of "West Virginia, his ad heronco to tho hill It some paitienlars, it might bo improved by amendments, but these amendments were mainly required in detail of a minor character. Mr, Brockmndgo, Kentucky, did not be liovethat the time had come when tho coun- try was in a condition asto population, labor and wealth to adopt a permanent "bankrupt system. There was no exigency for a bank- rupt law to remove evils of any condition of depression or widespread bankruptcy indebt- edness The pending bill -was one framed for great commercial centers, for crow ded popula- tions, for trading people It for the interest of the farming clasa It waa strongly in the interest of men who transacted their business on commercial paper It was a hard, unjust and wholly unfit measure to tho agri- cultural interests of America Other members who debated the bill from standpoint, from extreme opposition, to absolute favor, were Messrs. Frank of Mis- souri, McCord, of Wisconsin, Perkins of Kan- sas, Kelly of Kansas, Peel of Arkansas, Adams of Illinois, Kerr of Iowa, McAdoo of New Jer- sey, Buchanan of Virginia, Boataiei of Louis- iana, and E. B Taylor of Ohio. The bill went over and tlie house, K-flt adjourned. ATLANTA'S PROTEST WILL BE MADE TODAY; THE BUSINESS MEN CULLED TOGETHER To Take Action on the Iniquitous Force Bill. HT 110 CLOCK SHARP THIS MORNWG Atlanta's Business Men Meet at the Chamber of Commerce. OUT EXPRESS YOUR VIEWS CI nbtr f Oommerro At Kim on O Clock Today! This morning at 11 o clock at the chamber of co inueree the cifc zens of Atlanta will meet to piotest igauist the p issage of the miqtutona forte bill lAorv man in Vtl who cm do so should 1 his unral ctl f r SPI tionil partisan, bitter nit-iMao is am cd it tho south and at the rights of the southern pcoplo an 1 Tod is int i a tnud to protest against it J I o c ill fcr the mooting is an infor nal one, anlovcrv nun who has -Vtlaiita. a interest at 'it 111 is nn itf d tr bo prt sent Ihe 1 is ness men of Georgia, through their iej risenlitn es w ho eomo "3 delegates to the r i ate m the meeting I int i busings moil These delegates come fiom ill parts of ind they are ent itn o mon hen they read of the fort o bill nuet jj thej asl od, with one ac- it earnestness that they itt d to A> irtieip ite, and to nn it was decided ui ntu n should take a u d Ihov will be therein rust, their in the .gainst the measure, and will all thin c Jim ul iu lie consideration of the course 1 r the south o juirsuo to meet tho bill if it bu me a 1aw Ine b isniois mti of inta will be present 111 lairt i u t n Dt.ii t jc n fill to I ami K Jnij- evar issued n genorrv! drdet directing" eii- men of r ni] 11 os I fin 1 K of each regi- IIK i t i int 11 ir ii sfei 10 1 to other com- p uiiis tl e s 11110 it the mm commis- ?oi I ill w ith [niglit bo i (i i .lo this it their th it tl cir c ret u Ii i fi let an E t gt ui_ril piotist GEORGIA 13 READY TO LIVE AT HOME. ftBLE TO MfllNTAIN OURSELVES. We WU1 Gather Crumbs Under No Man's Table. BUT PROUD HMD DEFIANT flS KINGS Our Men and Women Will Cling Together. LET THE WHOLE WORLD TfflE NOTICE D ILTOK, Ga July 23 correspondent calling on a portion of the rep roseiititive Lusiuesa men to fiucl out thoir ex- pressions as to the Lodgejbill their opinion as to the remedy should it pass, as suggested by THK CONSTFH TION, finds them aa tollows D K McKamy, the bill a crowning infamy Boycott everything from the north John Black, bill is an outrage. Boycott northern manufacturers W A Cannon, meich to tho bill bitterly W K Moore, THE CON- STITUTION'S remedy quietly, but hrmly J TOTV illy Son bill is an outrage on southern merchants F Cappers, ex the bill pass I would bo in favor of cutting loose from thing the Mason and line Dr J C would favor anything, en to extreme measures should it pass J L the north B I Peak, is right from one end to the other We ought to boycott the whole cursed thing G M Cannon, every- thing that smells of northern territory Dr am m favor of carrying out THK COHSTITUTION'S idea to the letter H B will knock it out on the first round with the biggest bojcott the woild his ever ItnoTwi T 4. am going to await the action of the senate before ordering out a large ship- ment from Philadelphia Sam can live better without the north than with them Judge S P boycott is the key note to the situation, and I am sure that the people ol the south will do so and success- 'vffly J E the bill become a law, its execution in tho south would be a source of fiieat irritation to our people but Atlanta's manhood will protest today, at the Chamber of Com- merce, at 11 o'clock, against the passage of the FORCE BILL. Let the meeting be a representative gathering! Come out! sumo 1 uftireis u_, ittirhpil for duty until it am les r cur, when tiny will bo perma- iitiillv I t companies whore such en (lesthcn exist instructions hereto- f re tn limiting the number of enlisted men for i co iipanv of ml vnirj ire suspended until f ui thoi is Otfu el's m duty M ith romua- nios I and Iv M ill he trxnsfurerl to other coin- mes fiom H 1 ith ofh i ire on d( UoUed ILC 01 on prolonged lea-ve and officers so ih cnt will bo transferred to compa- nies I and K TH1 ORVAJf AI> OF THE Suicide of a "Tsui on the live of His 1 la July 2t G Tate Cair of Ocila shot him at Romeo today on the e of hia to Miss Ruby We of the Httor and the affair has pio Uiced i profound nation An Ocala special to the Times-Lnioii says Carr went doun to Komeo on a special engine last night, a rido of one miles The inirringo is to Iin e taken place at 6 "0 this morning A wedding breakfast was to follow and abrnHl tup to the west Will Weston, a brother of tho bride assisted the gioom to dress His toilet nearlv completed, when Cii r asked eston to out into another room and get a pair of suspenders While absent 1 itartl i shot, and, returning, found Carr on the bed with a pistol hole in Ins temple It was learned today that hefore Carr took the engine he apphel to several parties for a saying it "was some distance from the J epot to Dr Woston s icsidence, and he wanted something to protect himself in case of danger and he George Battle a pistol Cart had betn dealing cvteu si veljinpliosphate lands and TV ts reported to h tve made lay a recent transaction It is learned, how- or, that the c ish did not materialize, and the failure to raise money by a loan for penbes of the wedding tup is supposed to have induced suicide C in came from Illinois five ago and was a young man of good hab- its and business fire at Spokane Falls. SPOKANE F Wash July 23 in- cendiary fire-destroyed worth of prop- erty here today Tho loss is covered to the ex- tent of Amoifig other property de- strojed tho Monroe street bridge, Suspects have been arrebted A Norway Town Destroyed. LoNDOt., July town of Hammer- m Norway has been almost destroyed by tire The inhabitants o been rendered homeless and arc m a starving condition Pro- visions and clothing have been sent from Tromaoe to the sufferers TELE GRAPH BREVl TIES. Sinall-pot Is ravaging Egyptian villages London stevedores have declared a boycott against steamers of the Allan line plying to Montreal Thirteen states are represented in s Christian. Temperance Union assembly at Ashe- ville, C The American schooner, William Rice, has been, lost at sea. The- whole crew oC sixteen persons perished. The-city council of Chicago last night passed an ordinance granting the use of the lake front as part of the site for the world's fair. There was a protracted, struggle in demo- cratic congressional convention of tie third- Worth Carolina dlstrice yesterday. ballots vatliout result. would not materially ary the results of elec tioug Tho planters of tho south are now thoroughly organized, and are aroused by this bill They may devise means to sell their cot- ton crop in foreign markets and to ship it directly through southern points to foreign ports If our wholesale merchants would pur chase from foreign merchants and import to southern ports directly and if our retail mer chants would purchase from southern whole sale merchants only, and if the whole country would combine to foster southern manufactories to the exclusion of northern manufacturers, we would achieve an independence worth more to our country than success in the late war would have been The passage of tho Lodge bill, powerfully stimulating efforts in the direction indicated, may prove a godsend to our country Judge C D the event of the passage of the pending force bill, I think some peaceful organization, such as was suggested in the editorial of THK CONSTITUTION, might do much good If our southern people gener- ally would cease to buy or use any article pro- duced or manufactured in any state rul- ing politicians devote their energies to traduc- ing and oppressing the southern wlnte people, a great change, in my opinion, would be speed- ily the feeliugs of northern republic- ans towards southern people The bloody shirt would cease to e so prominently, and the southern whites might even hope soon to have kind words, if not carresses, from many who have spent the prime of their es in tra- ducing and oopressmg them A meeting will be called to give public ex- pression of Dalton's business men, in w hich they will endorse THE CONSTITUTIONS for the stand it has taken in this matter TFAYNISSBORO IS ENTHUSED, And. "Will Stand by Any Good Southern Movement Ga Jnly 23 complete and carefol Canvasa of the city of Waynesboro today of our merchants, shows a unanimous sentiment iu favor of the boycott, and a most sincere and heartfelt approval of THE COS.STITUTIOVS editorial in Sunday's issue Not only is this the solid sentiment of our merchants, but all of. our prominent far- mers join in tho ement without a dissent- ing voice If our mayor was not away on an electioneering tour a meeting of the people be called to express our indignation in unqualified and forcible measures They mean, business, and are so determined that they would be and are willing to sacrifice com- mercial gam to effect their determined and unanimous interests to carry oat the boycott to tho letter, Mr. B. C. Neely, of Jones, says; "We should form at some separate town a joint stock wholesale house and buy from foreign markets the necessary fine goods, and give them to our merchants and farmers direct from tho foreign markets, thus ignoring for- m er the manufacturers north of Mason and Dixou's line Our people are determined to a Tnan to fight by eiery means known to them the force bill, and if it is thrust upon us there will be a sure revolution in the trade of the soutu OCONKE KNOWS HI5K KIGHTS And Is Brave Enouffli to Spealc Right Out in Meeting E, Ga July 23 In tho democratic county mass meeting, called to arrange for the nomination of state house ofhcors, Senator James K Lyle, that noble and chivalrous gentleman offered the following resolutions which were adopted unaniuioualj with a wild lebel yell nereas There is now pending in congress a bill known as tlie iorce lull which threatens the liberties of thi9 our southland and liereas deprecate sectional issues and sectional strife yetne Iceland fullj rcaaze the urgent necessity of eacli white man standing firm and determined in detente of every right be queatlicd us bj our forefathers, "W hereaa, THE ATI AN r v. CoNsrixuriox the grand and, noble sentinel standing on the watcn tower ol her peonle s dearest rights ever ready to sound the alarm at ery approach of the enemy did in in editorial on the twentieth in slant, sound a note m which there is no uncer tain sound Kesolveii That we most heartily endorse said editorial in its entirety and bend our congratula- tions to its author and three jells and a tiger for Tut CONSTITUTION It was a large gathering of representative citi zens from every section of onr couutj and the above resolutions were passed amid clieer1) IN IS Tho Business Men of the City Denounce the Force Bill. FWS vr. Ga Julj 23 a meeting of the "Newnan board of trade afternoon representing over one hundred merchants and manufacturers and an annual business amount ing to 52 000 000 tho following resolutions con of the federal eleetion bill were adopted Whereas Tlie hill now pending in congress, and known aa tbo federal election bill is calculated to work an irreparable injury to the business interests of the Btmtli if it sliould become a law and, "Whereas board of trade represent ing the varied business Interests of the comma mt> mercantile and manufacturing look witU strong and alarm upon the passage of anv partisan measure the force or effect of winch will be to demoralize the "Hicial and business inter estq of our seetiou thereiorc Ije it UesoKed That we earnestly protest the passage of the measure recently enacted by the lowtr house of congress and now pending in the senate known as the federal election bill and ap peal to the business men of the nortli to unite w ith us in tho general protests now going up from eveij section of the south and to use everj In nueiice m thetr power to secure the defeat ol the measure The meeting was composed of representative conservative men, but all were thoroughly in earnest Sell Onr Cotton to Europe Direct Tho president of one of the most impoitant Bub alh uices in south Georgia writes tlie fol lowing winch shows how the farmers are B.DIT jri> CONvriruTiO's "tte can trulj from our hearts God bless tho man, who penned that grand editorial in Sundij 3 CONSTITUTI a fit day for heralding so grand practical and el oquent a solution of the iniquitous force bill aa grandly endorse anl say an emphatic amen So mote it be and so shall it be The clarion note of the grandest paper south will be heeded and the tribes of all these south lands will flock together and be as one man and in loud and eloquent acclaim shout God bless the boj cott of THE CONSTITUTION The Farmers alliance as one man in all the southern states, will meet and solemnly swear not one bale of cotton will they sell to northern manufacturers e will form direct trade al llances with England 1 ranee Germany and all foreign countries, and will give them entire con trol of our cotton crop, and pledge them not to selt a single bale to a northern manufacturer tins side of the ocean Yes, sir, we are prepared to make any sacn flee and go any length under the constitution to make tho 003 cott effectual and make the chickens gohome to roost PILESIDI-NNT Elbertoii "Will Join the Boycott. Ei.nt.RTOV Ga. Julj mer chants and business men of Hborton and the farmers in the vicinity endorse most heartily eyer> word oC the editorial m THE CONSTITUTION of last Sunday on How to licet the torce Bill A public meeting will be held whjch will show that and Ell ert county are heart and soul in the movement Tlie Thing to Do, Ga Julj 21 Constitution God you for tho editorial In Sundav s Cov STITUTION on the Home Rule League "i ou e struck the Le> note It the grandest thought er presented to the southern people It will more effectually bring about recognition of the south as a part of the people of the whole countrj than any other measure that has ever been thought of If organized, the Home Rule League will give a boom to southern enterprises heretofore unheard of When put to work it will bring capi tal from ail the world to manufacture goods right here and the south, with all her undeveloped re sources will indeed become the garden spot of the world Every thought of my mind every beat ol my heart and all that I am goes out in perfect accord and hearty approval of the measure It ia the first ray of light that I hare seen in years I have talked with a number of citizens morning I have never seen any movement receive siich hearty endorsement I think the country is ripe for the "Home Rule Leacue "force bill or no force bill "Would it not be a good idea to call the convention before the bill Is God bless THE COXSTITUTIOX, and that it con tinue the sermon from the same text. HENTII BAVKS, JB The Sentiments of Every True Southerner. WEST POINT, Ga., -July 21 Constitu tion As a subscriber to your dailj allow me to congratulate you on your editorial of 20tb instant "The Force Bill, as reflecting my exact senti- ments line for line, and doubtless those of true soutnerner and that millions north and south willread it and "govern themselves It is the only course that will woke them up both north and west to their own interest and equal jus- tice be maintained The sugges- tion is timely ntj of Three to One, Ifl In 1-aior of Jt JsLwOiUFVv-o la Julj The proposition made bj THE CONSTITUTION, and approA e J by GOT. G >rdou to meet the force bill a ben cott aga nst all north- ern products, commercial houses etc took ISew Orleans bj storn and caused an enthusi- asm greater than aiij one expected There is of course some diffeience of opin- ion as to the expediency of such extreme measures but the boj cott and the southern con are in a mvjontj of two to ouef and the propos lion receives the most in conservative commerci i! circles BVSIMkSS BXl N> IT "When THF CONSTITUTION'S proposition was laid before the chamber of commerce and in- dustry it at once declared in its favor It ex- pressed the opinion that the commercial should at once meet in contention to debato and decide upon the course inch it will adopt 1 in the event that our northern fellow coun- trjmen should elect t> e the brotherly ties which have grown up between us during a generation of profoundoit peace., and to estab- hsli a Poland or an Ireland on the western hemisphere in the place of the prosperous land now extending a hearty welcome to northern capital and northern muscle Should any considerable number of the com- mercial bodies of the south share our view s we shall at once appoint delegates to attend any convention winch maj bo called to consider the situa- tion Had a similar appeal been made to other commercial bodies here they would probably have made the same declaration Mr B F Eshleman president of the board of trade, the second largest commercial bodj de- clared that nothing had been done bj it simply because the matter had not been brought to its attention He, himself wosheartily in favor of holding a southern convention, to decide upon some concert of action, and hia board would send delegates to a convention if it were called "While the cotton exchange is against the force bill, its president, Mr McClean, thought that the proposed convention, was alightl) pre- mature, and preferred to wait and see whether the force bill would pass before taking action in regard to it If was enforced the commercial bodies ought, he thought, to take some action to protect this section THE TALK IN THE STREETS In discussing the matter on the street tho opinion was too or three to one in favor of the boycott and a convention Ex-Senator Jonas late member of the dem- ocratic committee and collector of this point, thought the boycott just the weapon to meet this infamous law It ought to be general and wholesale, against everything north, until it brought that section to terms The north- ern watering places ought to be boj cotted and the southern people spend their summers at home, and the Chicago exhibition should re- ceivo no support from the south, unless this section was treated aa the full equal of tho rest of the union These views about represent public senti- ment in New Orleans THS PRESS SPEAKING OUT The press took up the call All the Dapera have articles on the subject The States and the Delta declared nnreserv edl> for an out and out boycott, and wanted a southern conven- tion called at once to decide upon some action in tho matter It was a question between tha boycott and the Winchester, and they thought tho former tho more civilized weapon Aa foe the roar of the New York dailies, that simply anowed that the boycott had struck tho north SPAPLRl SPAPLRl ;