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Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - July 25, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia ires! sath. ler! R OF >b Haas, Caahte ks. s madannmap. ragbout EUTOJKV I FOR CVEOT I PURPOSE TT1WBS, JRASSVfllKS. ispisatois, WATERS, tie Sltop, 0 TOOLS. WUJLIAMS. -arge stoeK CLROAD _ sioaa _ 700pm 3- 44pm1 t ISpm 1 ISpm t mam 211 S 22 5 35am 301am S 00 am o loam 7OTpm 700pm 10 W3 161pm 1 Olam 4 01 am site! ISt. eett o s for 1 VOL. XXII. GA., FRIDAY MORNING> JIOLT 25, 18QO. TEN PAGES. PRICE CENTS. THE SOUTH IROUSED TO ITS PERIL. ONE GOOD RESULT OF RGITRTION Letters Piling m Upon the Repub lican Senators. BEGGING FOR CONSERVATISM! ft The Probable Contest for the Geoigia Senawslnp. SHORT TALK WITH HOI T. M W WHINOTON Tul> 24 TIO-S N rial continues to bo tlie prevailing topic here lu the major j f tho southern men are to taViiu; -uiv act on now Ihcie is no doubt of tlie fact that tho agnation of the ques- tion h is had the efteot ot bringing the south crn pc p e t -1 of the situation anl annoviiio nor hern republican merchants no httlo In IceU protests continue to come in, and the repnb cm of the Ll11 a e u3iiiT then for all the> are worth on tho rabid element Senator's Hoar and Spooner re-ihzing the growing against tho force I ill liavo been working for tho pabttrwo dav3on tho substitute measure and todav complete 1 it It strikes out that portion of the house Dill pr v i linn for troops at the polls It a so drops tlio jury co c ause, and the e'ause providing for a house to-liouse canvass by su perviiors to aftirm registration However it retains tlie returning board cliuse which is decidtdlj the most uiijubt portion of the bill It a s) pn ules fi r deputy United States mar sha's at tl o polls 111 place of troops Senators lloar and Spooner are anxious to 1 iv o a caucus to in mm night bat it will hardlv be caPed before Sxturday or Monday In th caucus tl c dec sivo fight oetwecn tl e t factions will bo made If the advo- cates 1 e tho m ijontj the bill will pass Oil tl e ot! cr h if the v lews of Mr Blaino and tLe c nservative clement will go over an 1 d c on the president s table How ovei tl e radical element which favors the bJl and is backed bj Ilamson I eed and Quay, are hardest and continue to assert confidentially the bill will pass at tlus session THC GFOTGIA BLX VTOBSHir A Georgian said today ou know I believe Livingston s mpTy ran for congress to demonstrate his strength to tho far of the state will find thev will now send him to the senate and he and the alhince will throw all their strength to Peek jii the fiftl and ho will he elected to congress in my opinion will not conic out is a cat didate ftr the senate but his fr -1! ds will force it and the which be alliance, will olcct him an 1 hero s a i rodicticn of the Georgia (.elevation in the next congress He cout in c the senate Colqi itt and i psmi In tl e house First listnct P ufo T ester second dim-net Henry Tiirner tlurd Chaihe Crisp fourth district Mo i.s hfth district Peek sixth district d blful with chances ormgBlount seventh di tuct Jud Clemen's eighth district lorn c ninth dibtuci. Tom Winn tenth dis tr 11 1 om That b my pred ctiun, but I U i k lorn Grinios has a splendid cl anre in the f irth and I am hoping, he TI ill win j sh.ou.IJ havo him retanietl to the qua-t tto of Toms THL H41 HISON COTTAGK It given out to tl o republican corre s onduitalobt night, at tho white house hat 1 ix s dent Harrison had paid for tho Cape Maj cot 810000 Prrvate Secretary Ilalfoid it out that he had simply moved into tho cottage on the condition that, if he arid Mrs Harrison liked it they should pay for it xm nat on oi tho dee Is in tho county office at Caj e Taj however show that Mr AIcKTee, ac e 1 as the agent of "vY mamaker and his crow 1 paid 000 ft r tho cott ige and ground, an 1 that tho site w as transferred to Mrs Har- r sen m consideration of the sum of SI Thus, if U e president did send to the parties Vfl o presented Mrs Harris on "with the cottage, a ch ck for 000 these parties simply made S9 Of 0 on tlie deal, and got tho credit f9r an intendel gift Howevei, it ia not generally bel eved here that the presiient in fact paid 000 to the parties but 31 is believed that Lo sent the check, it will be qutetlj returned, and the cottage will be ac- ceptc I as a gift win o tho p ibhc will be undei the that it woa paid for NOFWOOD LESXEH It seems that affa rs are about as badly 1 in the first as in any of the other con- gressional districts- in Georgia The fact that Emanuel county voted for ex- Congressman Norwood for congress to sue ceed Colonel I ester, on Tuesday, cieatec much surprise here, but when a telegram came this afternoon saying that Tatnall had also voted for Norwood today, it created a genuine sensation among the Georgians Colonel Lester when he read the telegram was consideiably annoyed When asked whal it meant he replied 'I canuot it. It is a greater surprise to me than it could be to imyomj else I had not tbe faintest idea that Colonel Nor- "Wood was a candidate Tbe last talk I hat with linn, he etpiessed tho hope tbat I wouli "be re elected without opposition. Indeed, I had no idea until jcstecday, that I had any opposition, and I can t understand on. what grounds I am being opposed by the people ol i-manuel ana Tatnall I never a letter 6r message of any kind from the alli- ance or any one in. my distract asking my on anj question, and I can't understand, therefore, on what grounds I am heing on posed Colonel Lester will probably go down to Georgia tomorrow, to look, after, his fences. As there is nothing going on in tho house of his-pieseiicais not necessary volonel Lester, although a new man, has made a splendid member He has gotten.more and larger appropriations, for the Georgia rivers ana harbors than have ever been giv. en them. loforo Indeed, his work on the river and iar.bor committee lias been very effective His peech on tho force bill was one oi tho moat orciblo on that subject, and, for a new member he has been thorough ancceas As ie hn-j absolntoty doae nothing for which ho could be censured, h is done much for whrch he deserves commendation, lus fnonda a> it-would be almost an outrage to ura 01 his scat, pnrfcicularlvfts ho has not op- tlie olhanc o in any bl tlieir measures, )ut has dene much for the interest tho 'aimer txiiice ho lus boon in congrebs If the illiance questions hal been wropounded to inn and ho had answ ered them in :he negi ive thtvo hitvo a i excuse but witho it having committed an trrol anil ng acconq hshol much fci the stalje and t is fneu Is say ho should bo mod ihc serond term which is invariably en a now member who any pros, ect of use to his nartj his btato and ct TUK 1VITH Colonel ISorw ood is lieio stopping at Indian v av enuo hen seon tins ev emu? lie pres-ie 1 1 as siirj ri ed at tut, nc In reply to the qncsttf 11 as to whether he vas or not a cmd date he I a 11 neither a candidate opposing nor 1 to Colonel Lxstoi I receiv ed a letter a few daj3 ij; fio n fi tends asV. mo to ad a mooting of tltb fnrnierh of Bnlloth I fin am in i n c untiot n tomoiruw 1 uda> the .'ith I rci he 1 tbftt I regretted I not lo with the n I further ivio c that w as neither vee-jtuij., m r did 1 desire ofhco I wouid not for a icversal of the .ctuii rendered against mo in IS'tH however injiibt that ai and viero I 111 the, I uouid for Ce tnel Lestei 1 have not 1 that if uou mated without seeking I would not ser e WULLTl-KJ TIIF FOR THF Mr C and lei loltiirt anicsvillo this mom :ig IIo g( ed on j riv ite business and sajs ho iill tnl-o uo hand tn the contest 111 the ninth intil after the n convention whon 10 will probabl> take the stump for the nominee xga list l E W BAA KRt Jonnnlttes BUI Adopted and tlie Vt ASHJNGTON Tutj 24 Tlio }o imal Imv ing i on lead and ij j r e 1 tho h tuso i rt tec le 1 after n short par nmeularj vviaigo .ipon the conm itTec imeit Imt tits to the bank ruptcj bill These imcndt! cuts me pr tuiiallj eibal and informal in their chaiacter In of the tint tl o bill had never been re id in the house, Mr Me Mi 11 in of leimeaii o :lcmande 1 ej aralc v L o on each amen 1 iici t arid nu rh t mo is t c nsi me 1 C -mini ttco tinen iiuo its having 30 ed of on motion of Mr 1 of J onusyl in a an a ni 11 1 ent vv vb a lop c 1 euf ut the law 3 of s la Its gnui-, ages for laboi tlio [ireforpiico oto vv is then taken on tho minority sub stitute is kn AH as tl u vol intary bill I'll J was disagree 1 to as 74 i ijs IJj Iho btU was tlirn pissed voas 117 navs and tiio liouse un t 1 H VPFY iort- of the State Into the Lninn yo Julj 24 formal celebration of voming s adim non into tho staiel tod was ob ervcd 1 ere jcsttrday inipo 11 s cciei i nits An iminci o p iiu'es lot consisting of state militia civi so ie ics trilc an 1 the gam on c f L nite 1 Stages fio n ioit Iiusst 1! in ire c I thro igli the pi ncipal streets to tho now cai itol bu 1 ling The exorcises con sis el ot tl o sentnt n lo the st ile of a Ha., bj the w men of Clio pro suitati n sitech w-is by Phoit a Jenkim w ho PC lowed the lua oij UE w om in s suf frago in teinto'i and predicted for the pcnnanancy and succors in the future JTlie rcsi on-.e was by Gov ciiior 1 aiTOii C JlroAii resident of tbec iiititntional convention c f pioentedthe men with a coj oi tho COIU.LUI tion It was re ceived by Amelia Ji 1 jst once president of the National Woman s Suffiage association Tho oritor jf tho day was C D Clain., of Evanston KILI FJ> I5Y T SOUTHING "Walking nu a Track, the itolt Comes Tex Tulj 21 Satuiday morning about 11 o clorlr, John I was stiuck and instaiitlj killed by Ii0htni g wli le watkn g o i the Misaouu ICaiisas and Texas, near JelTerson Jn i Batton another w lute man was shocked and at tho same tine had his horse knoc ed down wli lo riding along the railroad about two It took hie hat off of his head and w hen he sto jped to pick it up the crown was burned out Ho Ko Either Black or White S C July 2t a! largo meeting of negroes was held today in the- sec ion of the eveiith or black district, vvhiLh oi.tonds: into tkis county Their object to endorse Ellery M Brayton, republican state chairman, for congress Mil ler the mulatto will soun be seated in place of Flhott and it 13 very probable that be, will not enioy the fruits of his -victory The negioes seem opposed to being repiuseiite I by a. mulatto They wish a w Into man or full blooded negio Brayton ib canvassing the district, and is metty auro of trie nomination ATLftNTA'S PROTEST IS AN EARNEST OME. TTIie Women's CIinBtidvji Temperance Union ASHEVILLF N C Tul> 24 third day of the Women s Christian Temperance union was opened br Mrs H Larrl'b of Tennessee Miss Gordon spoke on juvenile work She suggested September 28th, Miss Willard's birthday, as suitable for the annual parade day of the children Dean Wright gave another of his Bible lectures Miss Wil- laril spoke m the meeting of tbe im- poitance of training chfldren right Mrs M L Wella delivered a public lecture tonight Her subject was Vcross the Continent Nebraska's Republican Ticket. "LINCOLN, K6b July 24 republican state convention adjourned at ten o'clock this .morning, alter placing tlie following ticket in nomination For governoi, L D Richards, secretary of state, J C Allen, of Kedwnlovv, stato auditor Thomas H Benton, of Dodge treasurer, Captain J E Hill, of Gage at- torney general, H H Hastings, of Saliua, land commissioner, George Humphrey, of C aster, state superintendent, A K Gawdy, of Webster_______________ The Strike Ended. NFW YORK, July cloakmakers strike was settled today and the men will return to work in the morning Through the exertions of Coroner Levy an agreement was reached, which is satisfactory to hoth parties. The manufacturers recognize tlie union, and wil] discharge all non union men in their employ, reserving the right, however, to retain Amer- can girls who are w orfcing for them Aboufc G.QOO Hebrews-will return to work tomorrow. A Klot in. Valparaiso. July 24 here todiiy from Valparaiso states that a meh at- tacked aoinmber of stores in the caty oi Santi- ago, the capital of the republic, and sackec them The military was called upon to quel. the disturbance. The troops soon restored order. YESTERDM'S MEETING A ROUSING ONE Ringing Resolutions of Protest Were Adopted WHAT WAS SAID AND DONE And the Resolutions That Were Unanimously Adopted, THE PEOPLE flRE STflNDING Atlanta has spoken' And bei protest against tho passage ol the nfamous force bill is coucheJ in no uncertain The chamber of commerce was filled to low ing vestcrday morning Ami a more thoroughly lopresentative crowd icvei was gathered together in Atlanta Theie were preachers there, and doctors aw and merchants, mechanics and bank of all classes and the representative men in those clascss THE CONSTITUTION b calls weie read every- here ester lay On each page of his mornmg >1 er the business man saw staring him in the ace Atlanta ni uiho the d strict in Alabama where a democrat with 14 OX) major ity was unseated and declared that th could bo done in au> southern district under Uio pioposed Tavv He tl en introduced the following rebolu-, tions with a motion to refer thorn, to a com mittne h rcas The me knowi as the f >rce Lill uictioncU 1 v the h nm pnci now penrt in the sen ite t f the mtetl Stites is intended as an in It ind mena e f> the south anil will have the CT "i in h cling ok with alarm upon tho passage nf v me-isurc that must inevitamv estringe tlie Ejections oppress and humiliate a loval people and disturb tlu ha inony that now exista in the commercial relations of tlie north and south and Iclieve it to be contiarv to the spirit of >nr organic 1 iw and the institutions of our government to place federal electi ins under the ent re control or a partisati-and sectional ad xmmstrati ni ind its f lowers and Whereas Th" south ui dcr the constitution and law of the land is to the same rights local belf povcmmeiit and home rule enjoyed by aiiv. other section of the country "therefore as ioyal citizens of the union stand ing b> t ie constitution of our fc refatbera we An earnestly enter our most so emn protest against tho i .issage ol the force bill now before the senate and we do resolve 1 Tbat we abk the co operation of the business interests ol the north and of all patriot Amen cans in directing their influence against such a measure 2 That wlnle we are willing to sacrifice much to m iiutiin the existing cordial commercial re'a tions of the north anrl south we feel that if this bill becomes a law the supreme instinct of self preservation will drive us to the legitimate dcfen sive policy of relying upon our own resources tho-e ot our patriotic sympathizers who are doing everything in their power, through their representatives in our national councils to save the couotrv from tbe shame and infamy of a measure that threatensfr after a quarter of a cen turj of peace loyalty and progress to turn the fairest naif of the union into an India or an Ireland 3 Wecalluponthctrae friends of tlie nnion everywhere to unite with, ns ip this peaceful ef fort to save a government of the people by the people, and for the people, from being turned into a partisan despotism HON ALBERT COX As Captain Howell sat dovn Colonel Albert Cos was recognized by the chair As lie stepped fozward ho was greeted with hearty applause We are said he, "in an era of unex- ampled prosperity, with the southern people gaining for tlieir future protection that ma- terial strength. hicli alone they have ever needed No man of you is willing to do more than I for Ins section I am asking nothing, and, as hostage to my sine-enty, I will havo nothing Bat for one southern, man I denounce as an enemy to the south the man tbat stirs up strife between the sections This proposed law is unconstitu- tional and inoperative It cannot accomplish the object designed It is a boomerang toxe- coil upon, the people that projected it -It is thelasteffortof infuriated men that are ing mto the face of defeat [Applause "Oar own section m grandly prosperous, ant liet's go on prospering- and increasing until we -are- ready to ouC such measures, and then dis- mssthem. Tire propose to act upon the assumption that there will he permanent peace in. this country, wETVould do-well to remember that wisest and purest and north, e.sought to obliterate this Maaon'a and line It was drawn by institutions wbrcb iiQrlonger exist, and tho causes for ita being withdrawn the Jma should be tdo M Colonel Cox, speaking of the boycott, said rt would stop the trade between the south and tho north What man in the south, he said, ould jiot condemn, such a proposi tion if it eunnated from the north, or from congress The only excuse for proposition was it1! impoteucy e been saving these many yeara We are a part ot the union Shall we the he to this now, and in a freak of pass on withdraw 6ursolv 01 into an isolated position e saying-, 'If >ou do a ceitam uideiiuii.8 tiling we will do a certain indefinite fu- ture tiling Let common sense come to the ielm We are southerners first, you please jut all Americans Lets tieat -with our nethren ottlio north the Americans of tho north Let s iv ait forbid it s the tixed intention of the north to make this section Ireland to her England, no man will be ahead of me then to see that we Saxons of tho south rale oar ow n firesidesand make our n teminent let what will else happen "Ijprppose that this chamber of commerre :ully mindful of the baleful effect this law have upon oar business interests, adg espressmg our earnest disapprobation of it, to be called together again when, and if this bill shall haTe passed the senate and been signed by the president [Applause HOI N 3 HAMMOND "Hammond1" "Hammond The assembly echoed the call by a sort of instinct A call like that is rare testimony to the worth of a- man Before Colonel HammoLd began speaking the resolutions introduced by Captain How ell were read, also resolutions by Hou Win C Grienn 'Fellow citizens began Coloi el Ham mond, "I have a vinculo matrl politics I had no thought of having anything to do with this meeting bat I felt a deep interest in tlio n atter that has called us together I came merely 'a loo'ter on-here in Vienna bit I behove it to he tho duty of evcrj citizen to speak his opinion upon aft public questions when c tiled unon What I shall say on tlie situation will be I trust said calmly and delib- erately I have never lead the force bill I doubt if one in everj dozen of jon have read it I iaad newspaper articles and a few speeches abc it it, and like you, I have a general idea that it would ho a great wrong to us, and it should be opj obed not only by the people of tho south, but by patriots every where [Applause "It is not a new monster It is tho old fight for ceil fcrahzation against tho rights of the states hen the grandfather of the present presi dent was inaugurated, in ISil the rarty vvhich Tced him in power w as tho same party that c passed the law whereby congress could uitcL'cre in the state eloc ions of congressmen Tn June, 1842, Tyler piesidcnt because ofHar nson's death approved the bill putting in his approval substantially this decJar tion. 'I doubt its constitutionality because t compels the states to district themseh es, w nether they w ill or not and becaase it gives rej resentntion to a frac ion instead oi to the whole of the apportioned quota it then Georgia opposed it by refusing so to elect cong essmen, but afterward tl rough her rej lesenta ives in con gress surrendered the question of its constitu tionahty uid we accepted tne situation There is no doubt as to the constitution- ality of tne bill Congress han the n_.ut to do this if they wish and we can oppose it only as a matter of expediency It is constitu loiial and if passed, it will bo enforced In 1842 tho congress declared that tho states should not elect their congressmen fiom the state at large, but Erom districts of contiguous territory Congress 1 as furtbei declared that all states shall elect on tho same day Congress declared thvt the states should all elect by ballot that there should no longer be a voee otiiig as there had been m Virginia and some pther states All these we in throughout tlie rlon hav e been com icted oE crimes for vio- 1 iting election law 3 pas el by "In 1871 corgress declared t'lat oa the pcti tion ol tTTo men 1 1 a c ty of 20 OQQ and ten men in any county tl ere should besirpervis ors appointed to go to the polls and report on elections They did more They declared that the mrrshal could Delect as many deputies a> necossaiy at a in cities of 20 000 to attend elections to see that peace and quiet would be preserved We felt then the same indignation we feel now But the democrats hav e learned that any man that can be hired -for W per da> to watch tho democrats can be hired for more to work for the democrats. [Cheers I consider this bill ajwrong beciuseitis a practical declaration, to the states that o can 110 longer ho tiusted in the election of our reyre.- We should oppose it and our senators and representatives should speak against it I must digress to say hero that I regret that these men of large experience and pure patriot- ism been- driven home to protect their places at Washington Without exception, they are able nen, and it is uiifoitunate that in this crisis thoj are to be replaced by men of no ex perience in national affairs Georgia now has the strongest delegation from the south I fear she will o the weakest if de prived of their experience at this critical time 'Will this bill pass the senate? I do not believe it I believe that enough good sense and conservatism can be found among north- ern senators to join the democrats and will defeat bill "But suppose the bill is to pass Can we pre- vent it by threats9 Can we prevent its pas- sage by saying to the people if you do this we will declare commercial secession? "I think not "A commercial secess on is impracticable if it were desirable, and unde- sirable if it were practical [Cheera We should think of remedies, of course General Gordon in his letter forgot his history He said that we would go back to elections from the utate at large But he forgot that con- gress, in 1342, declared that there should be no elections from the states at large. "If the bill is passed all we have to do is to act upon the law of self preservation Tho same principle that makes a spider gather his tightly about him to resist the strength of the tempest, will make us draw nearer, shoul- der to shoulder and Iteart to heart, to resist -ft rong [Applause 3 Will the men that overthrew negro domina- tion m reconstruction days over be put under foot? [Applause 1 I would create no sectional troub e, no race trouble I v-auld five tne negro all h.s rights I would educate im because I believe it would make a better citizen of him I would Christianize him, bat wlule he was being Christiaiuzed.he would learn tho lesson that the men who have- tho brains and the money TV ill stay on top m spite of statute? All the federal on earth can't prevent it [Applause will not discuss tho plan of relief pro- posed, for that is the worfe to be dele- gated to a committee But direct trade Has a history in Georgia, and it is one of failore-and disaster The laws of trade are as fixed as the laws of the occanrjg the gulf stream teeps its path, .and 1S8 trade winds run their courses This country cannot bg divided into trading sections "by the resolutions that conld be made The waters running north .and south, and the rail- roads that cut up this country running east and west like a gridiron, have made this a united country, one country and one people. God made this 'an indissoluble union of inde structiblestates Let us not mar the beauty and the symmetry of his handiwork [Applause "I came here with jit> intention of speaking i but I felt that if a blunder was committed here today at would he irretrievable I was in hope that there would be a calm discussion and a calm but decided ODuosmon to the measure I hope tliatsuch counsels will prevail Colonel Hammond b speech had a most marked effect It cov ered the whole ground and it earned the audience with him By common consent there was no more to be done THE AS The, bus before the the refer eiice of the resolutions to co nnnttee was taken up directlj after tho conclusion of Colonel Hammond s remarks Ion didn t say how many were to be on that committee remarked Mavor Glenn to Captain How ell suggested Captain Eowell Hadn t joubettei make it a little larger0 asked the major agreed the captai i promptly Or fifteen said the mayor While the speaking was gomj on I made out a com raittoe of hfteen and I'll just appoint tl era I suggest, said Captain How ell tliat Colonel X J Hammond be made chairman of that committee The suggestion was greeted with applause The committee was then announced as fol lows N J Hammond E P Howell G T Dodd, B Bullock, Aaron Haas W W Draper Albert H Cox, L J> Chamberhn R F Maddox, W H Hulsov, Barton Smith J J M C KIBOT John B Goodwin, J F ONoil Tlie committee were out about fifteen mm utes In the meanwhile Colonel G W Adair kept the crowd in good humor with one of his own speeches These are the resolutions reported by the committee "Whereas The ireosure known aa tho force bill, sanctioned hy the bottle and urw pending in the senate of the United States is regarded bv U3 as injurious to the whole countrv and as intended to up liold federal elections by baronet rule and Whereas Vi e look w tlualarm upon the j assage of a measure that must inevitably estrange the sections oppress and Immihite a loyal people and disturb the h iruiony that now exists in the com mereidl of the north and sonth and hercas We believe it t be contrary to the spirit of our org mic law and tlio of our govern uent to place fed el eeiuns imJer tlie i t re co itrol or u p irtisan administration and lo lowers, cal seJ" government and b >me rule enjoyed by any othf r dection of the countrv I heref re citizena of tho union stand ing by the coriatitutK n of ou f jrefatliera we do earnest y enter oui most eoleu u i r tto t against the jiassnge of the force bill n jw bclorc the senate and wo do resolve 1 That we ask the co operation of the business interests of tlie north ?n 1 a 1 patnotip Vmericana in tlieir lullueiice against bueh a meas ure 2 V, e call upon the true f rieiiil" of go d govern merit everywhere t unite with us in thif peaceful elfurt t save tin K vernnueiitof the i eople uy people and for the people Irom turned into a pirtiaau >trMii Jlicy wcic adopted Isot only were adopted without one sjugle-disaentingvoice Upon motion of Colonel "B F the secretary, Mr Charl e iNorthen, was directed to furnish each Georgia senator and member of congic s w ith a certified copj of iiie resolutions The meeting then quietly ailjonriied God. Knows tue Soul !i is !Notto Elaine' FniTOits CONSTITUTION I was present at the chamber of commerce ineetu g tbia mormiif and I went there to enter mj pr test ag uiibt the pass age oi the force bill now before the Fenate I am frank to s ly that the speech or CUonel Albert Cox: has been ringing in my ever since I lieard it I have pondered over and over agiin to see if there was an> possible ground for the in fercnce of speech that tho south is to be blamed on the charge of bemn the first to draw the line of sectionalism, at this time Colonel Cox said I for one wont no lines drawn between tbe sec- tions ot this country I w ould have no dragon s teeth sown to bear luture strife And from this he argues It is true in favor of tlie south lying eupmelj on its back wlnle the republican partisans of tho north are shackling the irons of despotism around its thr iat I want no dragon a teetli sown to bear future su-ije Co'onel Cox GieatG d II w can it bo soi I that tie south In the vigorof its protest again t this mi ju tous measure in the enthusiasm of th" oj po ition of its people to such act on bj the federal govern ment is guilty of the of bowina dragon s of sectional dibcoi I For twent> rtve years our people nave been doing their utmo-it to forgLt t-ie bi lesson of tlie war We have been trj ing to heal the wounds of that strife and have been clomn our utmost to seal in fraternity and good fellowship tlie bonds of tlie union And yet when confronted with the alarming prospect of having our federal ballot boxes Bunounded byb.-vonets of hiving our oftiearg, state and federal elected under the control of partisan henchmen of having our re turns ma le absolutely subject to the of partisan we are toid we are sowing dragons s teeth of dJscord between tbe sections Sarclv snrelj Coionol Cox must udt have coil aideredthat the south has stood quietl5 by while this infamous force bill ruahed through the house by gagging in a moct flagrant and unheard of manner the oppos tion It did not realize the danger and hoped that the sense of the republican members of the house would not tolerate the pas gage of such a measure He must have forg to meet, as best we may, the ferdraoua attach if it must come It is hard encash for the south to be forced Into tie attitude of protesting to savfe itself Irora such an infamous measure, it as harder still to be told by a southerner tnat in so doiug we are draw- inir tbe line of sectional discord' Surely, Colonel Cor, you did not think about MM yon aaid yesterday WHO WILL RULE THE COUNTRY F THE FORCE BILL IS PASSED? The Partisan Judicial Satraps of the South WHO WILL flPPOINT LIFE OFFICERS To Do the Counting and Voting for the People JUJ1GE BOND IHh KING BLE. If the force bill Hugh Bond will name ov ory congress' man from Maryland to South Carolina Judge Pardee will name every ono from leorgia. to Texas' And Caldwell will certify to the fa- from Arkansas and Missouri! How will they do this? The force bill provides for the appointment of three canvassers in each state Of courso republican partisan judges will appoint re- publican canvassers Suppose Jones and Smith are running for congress Jones a republican receives 1 OOO votes and Smith a democrat -votes As the law now 13 the governor certifies to tho candidate having the majority, and he is seated 7 nder the force bill the assers have tha power to certify to the election of the man having tho minority and he is seated, to hold judgment over his contesting competitor And from this there IB no appeal When Judge Pardee visits Atlanta to ap- point a receiver in a commercial case he con- sults Judge Newman and gets advice "When ho comes hero to appoint election canvasbers he will call on Colonel Buck the said tho better His fauggoition for cam assezs would bar Mcrfenry, Mat Davis and some non- descript democrat And now for jutl rial satrans who are to overj right of suffrage and ment Tt 11 onlj necessary to say something of who will have the creation of tliutj congressmen inlns hands In 1871 Judge Hnjrh I of devices were resorted to m order to pack tut, j iry and secure conviction Here is an insu. iui m kind A juror was presented to the defendant in a case in Charleston and was put upon lus voir dire Among the questions asked by the government attorney was this Were you ever in war? The object of this was to disqualify tha Colonel Edward McCready, one of tne counsel for tho defendants, immediately objected to the question Why Colonel said Judgo Bond, in his suavest manner, "what possible objection can there be to that question0" 4 The replied Mr SIcCready, "is that it is incompetent and illegal If the juror should say that he was in the course on the confederate would be criminating himself, because the courts have decided that the-war was a war of rebellion, andTebellion is a crime Judge Bond overruled the objection and tho juror was forced to answer the the question. He bad not been in the war Three daya, after this decision of. Judge Bond, a case waft SPAPFRI ;