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Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - July 31, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia VOL. XXII. 'ATLANTA, GA., THURSDAY MORNING, JULY 31, PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS. IT 18 ALMOST ABANDONED. THE SKY CLEARS FOR THE SOUTH. The Sectional Features of the Foice Bill Stricken Out HO BflYONET RULE FOR THE SOUTH If the Bill Passes, the Union and Not Only the South ML FEEL THE WEIGHT OF ITS INFMY North and South Must Now Fight the Bill Alike July 30 features of the force bill have abandoned' Tins is plain and unmistakable and the remit of the deliberation of the republican senators last night is the talk of "Washing ton tuday As. wired last night the caucus had tbe up for consideration It leaks out today that the meeting was "by no means a harmonious one, and the rock on which the partisans split was that -which sought to make the bill a sectional one agamst which feature THB CONSTITU 3iON 1 as 'been so vigorously protesting The antr-sectional element triumph in the elimination of the bajonet feature of the till The clause of the bill wag the sectional clause and was the pet hobby of senators of the Hoar Chandler and Spooner stnie Thev realised the fact thirt none of the northern states would tolerate bayonet -control of elections, and knew that if the pas ed in that shape it would be a -dead letter law as far as the north was -Concemcd But they viewed the matter differently as to the south In this infamous feature of the bill they saw a magnificent chance to crush the de- mocracv of the south and through it of the union and thus perpetuate the of republican corruption They reasoned thus about the south That section has once been in arms against the union It was conquered It now put itself in the attitude of resisting federal legislation of whatever bijonet rule or otherwise, for its exjeuence of a quarter of a century ago tell it that it will be best to submit But suppose the south should resist9 "Why, the republican party can at once go before tho cointry and that tho south is again ju rebellion, and we can easily force them to submit Thus they reasoned that the bayonet feature of the force bill would be the sal of the republican partv It TV ould 3put The south under negro domination just to the extent that the republican party wanted at The south could not protect and if it two members of the present Georgia delegation ro turned to tho next congress The defeat of no other congressman couM hai e caused um ersj.1 regret Mr Clements -nas s the ablest and mast thoroughly equipped an on the appropri committee Ho w as he only m-m m tlie house who was equipped do tjhe work of the comm ttoo whicli Mr mdalldid and 1m defeat will not onh b3 a ;ss to Georgia but. to the country The ques on now is who will ho the next Ihe news the d stricts in THK CONSTITU 19 read here with great interest THK CRY tOB Rt "NT The republican politicians mboth branches f congress now that it has been ecided to pass the force bill are considering ie advisability of passing ft reapportionment ill also at this session of congress Many of hem are urging it on the ground that should ie force bill fail to pan out as they expect y sending a, republican majority to the next ouse a reapportionment oill would surely do ie work They argue tbat by it the south rould Icso and the west would make decided ains in representation In speaking of this tonight Judge Crisp ,id he did not believe the house would pass a eaportionment bill this session notn ithstaiid the fact that many of the leidera and olitici-ins ant it "They -nill not do it he aid, "for the reason that many republicans ould rebel It is known that ome of the eastern states, particularly Maine would. lose one member ach The irembers from these states have ,lready been nominated and it Is certain that iono of them would be willing to stand aside sotv take the Maine delegation, for instance One of tho four would be forced out of con ress by a reapportionment bill and everyone ..uows that all of them except possibly Kced w ould certainly vote against it, for one of tbe jthers would have to go, arid each one feais it would be hiinaelf Thus, from that state alone three votes could be counted on against he bill and it would be the same from many >ther republican states Under these circum stances I think the republicans will content with the force bill a law THE OHIO IN BILL The conference committee of the tv.o houses ou the original package bill today decided anon the senate bill by a vote of fa to 1 Colonel Oates, of Alabama, was the only memberoJE the committee who for tho house bill Senator George of Mississippi, and the other democratic members voted with the republicans for tho senate bill The sen ate bill gives the states the power to exclude only liquors in original packages while tho Louse bill extended the pov. er of the states to all articles tinder the house bill it ieared some states exclude dressed jeef compound I ml and cotton seed oil Ou this ground the senate bill was ukpted al though it appears to recognize i lolubition COLONEL IsORWOCD S C VSDIDAtY Colonel Norwood is still here He yet says he is not a candidate against Colonel Loster aut will accept if nominated He says how ever if I ester gets tho m joritj of otes in tbo contention, he should hare the nomination In other words Colonel Norwood is 01 posed to tbe two-thirds rule under which he was de Teated two ngo Colonel 3sorwood already has five counties and his fnoii Is say lie will ti a majority in the as the ance has him endorsed and will supi rt him L-VRD BILL On account of tlie tactics of tho democrats in delaying bnsme s in tho house the compound larl bill will not come up before next wock and it is just possible that it might be post- poned later rOSTMASTTRS Georgia postmasters ipi o iited today are W G- C illctl alkei coimtj J D Mashl urn, Elm Coiqmtt county A bill Mrs Martha Grant c f Atlanta a pensu u of SS a month for her husband sen ices in the Indian war passed tlie bonate OF BLAINE'S POLICY FOUGHT BY REED, THE ISSUE IS FULLY MflDE UP. Maine Wants an Exchange of Rec- iprocity MILE REED IS FOR FREE SUGSR-0ML1 THE HOSS AT SENECA, FAIXS. The Force Bill Enters in Against Blame's Approval THE BEHR1NG SEA QUESTION Will Also Make Itself a Prominent Factor President Harrison Sends a Message to tlie Senate About tlie Alleged Outrage July 30 Harnsor todaj transmitted to the senate, in response to the resolution of tho 33d instant the cor respoudence on file in tbo state departmen1 respecting the arrest and imprisonment o A J DiJ.7 by the Cuban authorities Mr Diaz was in charge of missions conducted in Cuba under the auspices of the home mis- sion board of the Southern Baptist ention and on tlie of June w as arrested at Guana boiloa together with a minister charged with violation of municipal regulations regarding the conduct of religious services They were confined in prison fifty hours and then re leased on bail In a long Watement to Secre tary Blame, Mr Diaz asserts that the loca regulation was not by himself and associates and tnat the officials refused to explain reasons for his imprison nient to Consul General "Williams Instruc- tions have been sent from the secretary of state to Consul General Williams to investi gate the case aud use every effort to arrive at the exact facts______ _______ KETISING THF I.ODGB BILL I. .Davenport Closeted with, tlie Chair- man of the Committee WASHIVGTON, July 30 Hoar chair man of tho committee on pm ileges and elec- tions is still working npon the revised draft of the Lodge election bill before reporting it to the senate This afternoon he was closeted in his committee room, -with John I Davenport, chief supervisor of New York It is not known whether or not the bill will be reported before the senator's return from Massachusetts, for which state he leaves tonight eral re- publican senators are taking advantage of the pending tariff to visit their homes Hooker Will He denominated JACKSON, Miss July 30 E Barksdale withdrew-tfrom the race for the democratic nomination for congress today in this, the seventh, disrrjct His chances for de f eating Congressman Hooker -were flattering until lie declared for the snbtreasttry bill, winch, caused a pivotal county of Madison, lie withdrew Hooker now has two opponents, but mil probably be re- nominated______________ Congressman Catohinga Safe JACKSON, TVfcsg July SO [Special gressman CatcUuigs's victory in Eoliyar county assures his renoimnation tor the third district. "WASHINGTON July SO [Spfccial tary Blame s second Better to Senator Frset re-enforcing his reciprocity scheme, has been the theme of much comment in congres- lonal circles It is an appeal to the public for and while it will undoubtedly stiffen ttie backbone of his adherents, it has also served to stimulate Reed and McKmley, the opponents of tho theory, to renewed activity ELAINE IS GAINING GROUND Blame is gaming ground, and it seems probable that the Heed McKmley crowd ill be badly worsted at least in tho senate Blame s specific mention of the exact date when he pressed his views on the ways and means committee who have assiduously sought to leave the impression that his suggestion came too late, has added considerable to the bitterness of the contest Indeed the fight is now trnly one between the Blame and anti Blame fac- tions of the republican party THE ISSUF STV.TFP Blame wants reciprocitv The Heed fac- tion is against Mr Blame's scheme Blame is opposed to au election law. Reed and Harrison want it Blame will lose in the latter fight That will not affect bis standing in the party n ever should tlie McTCmley bill be- come a law without amendment adopting Mr Blame's reciprocity scheme It is en- tirely that the Maine will get out of the cabinet and go before country in his Behring sea correapondeiice, his leciprocity scheme and his opposition to the force bill On platform he would stand out monj ncntly before the country than ever, and he ould be directly in the path to win tlie nomination in 1802 THE BFHl SEA QUESTION Howo% er, Mr Blame wants to close up tho Behrine sea dimculty with England So fai I e has held up his side of it in a remarkab e manner Tho situation ia now sucli tint either one or the other of the rountr cs mi st back dow n and Mr Blame os he can make England do the backing In that event he would be w ilhng to stand upon such a reputation He would before the country, be tbe head and shoulders of the republican party and then if the Reed element of that pirty refused to adopt his reciprocity MOWS lie would go out ith two-thirdb of the republican j arty of the country Ins friends BL1INK M VS RICHT Indeed man of biams in this country nu st recognize that Air Blame Mas correct m hib rocent letter to Senator Frve It wouhl be almost absurd to allow sugar to entei 0111 ports free of duty without getting in. return foi that tho duties from the Umtec States product sent to southern couiitnes The countnes so itli of us are so anxious to have sugai admitted into the United States free ol dutj that they TI ould make any kind oJ trade to accomplish this Mr Blainc wants these countries to make a return while m the McKinlej bill sugar is almitted free without a trade of anj kind with the countries which prodnce it and impose a tax upon nearly American product shipped t( their ports THK SEXATF WILL The chances now are that the senate wil make amendments to the bill carrying out Mr Blame s idea but Messrs McKmlej Reed will attempt to defeat it in conference and will probably succeed A BAY FOB EULOGIES Ou Saturdav the senate used August 28th for eulogies on the death of Senator Beck, of Kentucky This means that the senate will not adjourn before tho middle of September and that the leading senators expect to be here even later Indeed, a prominent republican senator san yesterday that he had no idea the senate wouL adjourn before the 1st of October, and he be ed it vrould be en later than that I they pass the force bill and it is almost cer- tain now they congress will be in sess-on as lato as two years when the session until the 23d of October THE AND H4.H.BOR Such pressure has been brought to bear upon the senate to pass the river and harbor bill tha it has succumbed in a measure The bill wrl be passed, but will be held a conference committee of the two houses until the end o the session Then if the other appropriation are small enough to allow it, the mil will be sent to the prcs dent If not it will be tilled From the extent of the other appropriations a, present the chances are the river and harba bill, winch carries over twenty millions, never become a law THB LATEST HOVE, There was a good deal of talk at the papito today, about tbe plot to get Blainc ont of th Tray, and it is stated that the anfci-Blami members of the finance and ways and mean com'mittees have decided to issue an addres to the public, to show that Mr Blame' reciprocity scheme is impracticable This i to be the first move in the "crushing" process Death of Mrs Sorali Cooper ALEXANDRIA, Va July 30 Sarah M Cooper, widow of General Samuel Cooper, Iat adjutant general of the confederate states armj, died at her residence in Fairfax county; near this city, last night, aged, ninety years. She was a fianghtetot the late John of "the island, and sister of James M.Mason, ex-TTjatfed States and- confederate states commissioner to England with Johnr Skdeil Several Blocks of Business Houses Destroy- ed toy tHe flames. SYRACUSE, N Y July 30 special from Seneca Falls isays the Pew building, against the erection of which three or more years ago such an earnest protest was made, fulfilled its mission, as a fire trap this morning, and it 19 feared has also proven a death, trap A few minutes after 3 o'clock this morning, the -building; wluca was directly opposite Hoag's iouse, ux Eall street, was discovered burning m Sutherland Squire s restaurant JCn a lew minutes tao entire structure was on fire A.t 7 o'clock tfce fairest commercial por tion of the town was in ashes or in flames Tfche Pew building was approachable from but ne side, and tbe atmosphere quickly became o hot that the firemen could not endure it Tho splendid Phomix block, including the lectnc light plant electric railway plant ostomce express olnco Reville printing es abhshinent, The Courier, Sanderson's nrniture warerooms and the West- Union Telegraph office succumbed tho flames, and within four ours, fifteen stores of it to the Sheldon block tined The flames spread across the street to Hoag s pera house before an hour had passed and sat was consumed, with all of Fefl street on iat side east to the Sheldon block while on .ie north side the co-operative block was urned On State street the flames extended to and ncluded Kellogg s Hvery stab e but all bis stock was saved The sufferers, with some ap- roximate losses on real property, are gr% en be ow, there probably bemg a fair average nsuranee, Phoenix block electric light- plant, not wholly destroyed Sylvester Pew, 000 Johnson block plh.OOO, Howe block Desky block, 000, m Sheldon block Hoag hotel dam ged probably Hoag's opera house ,nd block, Daniel's block, he Mirror block, Crowell block, McCartm s block, Miller block, _ THE NEGROES "WANT OFFICE. Fifty of the Sixty Applicants In Montgomery are Black MONTGOMERY, Ala July 30 fir John T Doyle, clerk of the civil service otnmtssioii, held an examination here today Nearly two hundred people v. ere present to be examined for positions as copyists, clerks and n the railway -nail service Tho parties came rom all parts of southern Alabama, while ;here was a dozen, or so from Florida It had teen published throughout the state hat applications could be made at he time of examination, and but small percentage of the applicants had prepared their application, or had received :ards of admission from the commission in Washington Mr Doyle decided that he could not examine all the applicants and javo preference to those had admission cards, or whose applications had been follor od out as suggested by the commission This decision cat off nearlj a hundred from parfcici jation in the examination among whom were learly every 0110 of the Florida contingent Che number examined was sixty, of which ifty were negroes S3LVLLPOX ON THE BORDER. the Flie 2Joatliaome Disease All Alone Ijine ot tbe Kio Grande SAN Tex, July 30 Information from points along the Itio Grande aorder and cities in Mexico received here to day state that there la no decrease in the smallpox epidemic On the contrary the dis, ease is rapidly spreading and the Mexican eminent which all along has been pain fully slow to take measure-, looking to the ention of the spreading ot the scourge is now beginning to establish a quarantine at Saltillo Anyone is permitted to eutei or go out of the city at will although liundreds of deaths are occurring weekly from. the disease There are a number of cases re ported at Laredo and across the line in New Laiedo The epidemic has become so severe at Ciudad Porfino Dm? lhat a quarantine has been established and no one is allowed to cross the m er to Eagle Pass on this side of the border There are a few isolated cases m the towns in the lower part of Texas but no general epidemic is in this state ICtJLT OPERATION Two Montgomery A Performed TJLLMAN'S PROGRESS IN SOUTH CAROLINA. fill ELEMENTS GO TO HIM BOW. What the Republicans of the State Aie Doing THE NEGMS MEET IH SECRET SESSION "MOMCOMERY Ala Tuly Tracheotomy a very difficult and delicate 01 eration was performed on trie little three jear old child of Mr Kirkpatnck by Drs Hill and "Watkms in tins cit> Mr Kirkpatnck lues at Fort Deposit and Sundaj last his little child swallowed a watermelon seed the seed lodging in its throat The child began wheezing and its sufferings w ere terrible and heartrending while strug glmg for breath It WJIB brought to Montgom ery and after thoroughly diagnosing the case, Drs Hill and Watkms decided that to save the child s life tracheotomy was necessary and extract the seed The operation was per formed but the seed could not be found The orifice was closed and the child now breathes freeK aud naturally showing that the seed had been coughed up or swallowed during the operation The child is in a fair way of re- covery THE VIRGINIA STATE FAIR OET And Consider the Canvass in Spar- tanburg A BONE OF CONTENTION STIRRED UP And the Meeting Adjourns in Great Confusion A Guarantee Fund Being Raised, in Order to Hold It. RICHMOND, Va July 30 board of directors of the Chamber of Com merce tonight decided to have a public meet- ing of citjzens at the Y M C A hall tomor row night to consider the expediency of hold ing a state fair next fall So far 250 e been pledged to a SlO 00 guarantee fund, which the society requires before they will h( 'd the exhibition The committees of the Chamber of Com merce appointed to solicit subscriptions for buying a lot for a building for the organization rept d that they have received pledges amounting to S32.000 which probably guarantees the success of the enterprise Committees were ap- pointed to confer with the Grain and Cotton exchange with regard to their occupying the building with the Chamber The East Shore Terminal. CHARLESTON, S C July 30 The East Shore Terminal Kaihoad Company deal of the east _lay it purchased This makes seven SPiRTANBima, S C, July Political circles in, Spartanburg are on the qui vivo this morning in consequence of an immense secret mass meeting held by the negroes 1 or some days there has been suppressed excitement in the repub- lican ranks, and vague rumors were rife to the effect that the leaders of the party were contemplating carrying the re- publican -vote to Tillman in a body HELD WITH CLOSED DOOBS As the meeting was held with closed doors a verbatim report of the proceedings is impossible, but many of the events that transpired are beginning to leak out At about 8 o'clock p m several hundred negroes had assembled in a large warehouse in the cotton row There were only three white men present, S T Poinier, J F Ensor and an unknown Colonel Pomier is the county chairman of the republican party He called the meeting to order at S 30, and desired a statement of its object A negro named Ches. Bomar, amid great con fusion, succeeded in offering a preamble and resolutions petitioning the postmaster general not to appoint Hester postmaster for this city This resolution followed by an uproar, a dozen or more speakers demanding attention at the same time The motion, was finallly passed and a copy was directed to be forv arded to Washington THE COLONEL GFTS MAD For some reason impossible to obtain, this measure w as not to the taste of Colonel Poinier, who arose and resigned the the chairmanshi p of the partr, Uproar, confusion and other pandemonium ensued Colonel Poinier immediately left the meet- ing and it is tmderstood w as followed by all the straightout republicans Two-thirds of the negroes remained and elected a negro named Morse to fill the acant chairmanship The meeting then proceeded to the ration of the real quest ons for which it was m regards to the guher- natori il race "W hat this action -n as has not yet been made knoTvii but it is coafideutlj lelievcd it was endorsement of the entire Tillman ticket THEY SAY ABOUT T1LI.MA> C C Turner one of the most prominent lepublicans in the state heard to say that he was in favor of Tillman and h: ticket He intended to ote for him and would be followed by a large majority of his party black and white He thought the re- Dubhran party had go now that it> num hers had so soft a snap on Tillman Great excitement and ery one is awaiting the next step in the Tillman Republican campaign PsOItTH RtF is gradually absorbing a good side wharf property Todaj KBIT'S wharf for Th wharves that have passed into the possession of the company since it secured the franchise to construct a belt line Counting the fran- chises and cotton press property already ac quired the company now owns upwards of 000 worth of property in this city It is stated, however, that they paid only for the seven wholes now owned by it All these wharves are below the Union wharf property, and tneir acquisition, is taken as an indication that the Terminal people propose to Timid their belt line along tho entire east water front, -with sidetrack on every pier from the great railroad, depot to tho battery. A TStashviUe Merchant Drops Dead. oldmg caucuses tonight and every Indication omts to a sharply contested bacrle at every oint A prominent politician sa d to your trrespondent If Herbert is not nominated on the first allot, he will never be and the contest will arrow down between Wiley and Stalllngs Another politician said "Stalhngs holds the key to the situation and -hosoever he throws his strength to will be> ie nominee A shrewd and observant politician, who has eighed everything "The com ention will be divided on closely rawn lines on Herbert and anti Herbert and ie strength will on the first Herbert, 24 anti Herbert.JSl Balloting will e within these figures_______ IN DANGER. Tlie Party Badly t p Over tbo Spoils KALETOH N C July CONSTITI TION 8 correspondent today inter viewed Secretary Harris the republican state execute e couimi ttee regarding the status of affairs in >.orth Carolina Tho secretary is all to pieces aud tins condition of affairs exists over the entire state The administration he declare1 responsible having subordinated everything to keeping in oftoce as collector of the western district Hams says tho members of the state committee assured him today that while there are prospects for the election of Brower, republican in tho fifth, there is a very chance for the election of Bwart republican m the ninth It is learned from other parties that Cheatham's chances in the second district are slight and that the democrats will put a farmers' allianceinan against him In fact nearly all the democratic congressional candi- dates will be alljancemen George L Ton noffsky today announced himself as an mde pendent candidate for congress m this district He is state secretary of tho Knights of His action creates quite a seii6ation There was yet sensation here this afternoon caused by a circular letter signed by negroes, attacking Congressman Cheatham and tho administration It is issued under the auspices of the Negro .League OPPOSING GEI-iEKAI, An Alliance Candidate Wlio Will Sub mit His Claims to tbe Convention MONTGOMERY, July 30 News has been received here that General Joe Wheeler, of the eighth district, is to have op position The MoiUton Advertiser published m Wheeler's district, today contains the an- nouncement of A C Ashford as the alliance candidate He will not submit his claims t GlbK. Two Men "Wbo Want His Place gross. MONTGOMERY, Ala July 30 Nearly all the delegates to the convention o the second congressional district, -which meet in the state caprtol at noon tomorrow, reache this city tonight It is now absolutely certain that Colonel Herbert will have two opponent for the nomination, both of whom are hem backed by prominent members of the Farmers Alliance-Captain A A Wilev. of thiscity and Solicitor Jesse of Butler Del 1 Ok and the issue is no as Heroert and, ant? Herbert ly [Special gates toiught talk and the issue is no oWe Air knowa clearly Seined iam anoneoe r nowa e mtfae crty, and a member the wfcico-JSme a most atubDomfignt mU b dropped dead yesterday. friends and the Hi are each nless He Xtesigms Kis Will Be in Danger IOMXVN JulvSl TLe Times correspondent Buenos Ayres says houso was con- erted into a citadel jcsterdayoveninc People> n the suburbs organised their OTSJI armed olice to deal the marauders The union vica state that they found boxes of arnmum- 011 In government stores empty instead of ull aa the store books indicated This eception and the error in not cutting e rails and seizing the war minister hen opportumtj offered at the outset used the failure of the popular cause The casperation against Celn an is indescribable nless heresiens itis fearetl that attempts will e made upon his life The bourse is closed, nd a settlement is postponed until August ;h The exchange shops quote gold at 480. Celmauhas the slightest patriotism he will es gn, but sjcophants around him have Bjumed a bullying tone and assert that ha ever will resign President Celman does not appear to ealize his position He has laughingly de- .ared that only a military meeting could show ie people how little he thought f resigning It is reported that squadron has surrendered The aymens of all bills has been deferred ne month The minister of war has issued a ulletm pardoning the rank and file of tha evolutionists and declaring that ational guards are ready to defend the coun- ry and President Celman, being now united vith him by the tie of the battle field Tha ulletin is treated with derision and copies irhich have been scattered through the city are trampled underjfoot by the people THE INDKPKN TS. 'lie State Convention of ebraska, The Ticket dominated Neb, July 30 independent tate convention did not conclude its labors ,ntil after 4 o clock this morning the candi- date for commissioner public lands and Buildings not being nominated until after 3 clock The full ticket is as For jovornor J H of Hitchcock county; or lieutenant gov ernor, W H Deck, of baun- ers secretary of state M C Mayberry of treasurer J V SVolfe of Laiicas- er auditor John Beatty of. Holt attorney [entral G W Edgerton of Douglass com- nissioner of public lands and buildings W P. Ynght of !Nomaha superintendent of public nstruction Professor D L Almond of Fur- nace As soon as the state com ention had ad- ourzied delegates to tho tirst congressional assembled and unanimously uooi- nated ex Senator C H for con- gress TUe Original kajjo Bill WASHINGTON July conferees on .he original package bill e agreed to report ;o their houses tho senate bill on this subject That bill reads as follows That all fermented distilled or o her in- toxicating h juors liq nils transported nto any state or temtorv for use consumption, sale 01 storage hi all on arrival in such stato and tc nt >rv tho cm) be subject to tl o operation n 1 eJTe t of tl c of s att orteir torj enacted m the e ot police pOMC'-x to tlii, harne extent and in t ie iame meamnt, as> tl ug i li orhqui s lad bee t pro 1 tceii in such stite or territory, and shall not be exempt tl erefrom 1 reast n of bciiiK ntro 1 ed thtrcm m or grnal ,es or otherwise Assaulted u} a Brakeman CHATTAVOOG v Tenn Jul> 30 Editor Wright of the "Manon t ounty I ecord, of South Pit Tcnn who left tl e city ioday en route fir home was assaulted at Bridgeport Ala by Joe Hill a brakeman on ;he and C 1 attanooga road and Beaten a coupl ng pin or club W'right is senonslj in "jure I one arm bomg broken a ihoulder dislocate i and other hurts being re- ceived This attack endues as the result of a previous quarrel and j eraoual aiticle in tha Record Wrights s i iper Hill was not ar- rested Tlie Cotton Season in Texas SAP. 4.NTOMO Texas Jul> This rear s cotton pro luct of southwest Texas is to come into U e market aud buyers are raj idlj flocking fro-n ]Sew "York and other eastern cities (.iiimii 5 operations1 c mufinelm many localities, and a few weeks the market will be in. full blast The increase of acreage pKntel in cotton in southwest Itxis is more tl an. per cent as coup red with last jcar II tho jicld w ill not be BO large this season owing to tho of the cotton worm_______________ A Blagnificient Building RICHMOND a Julv ecial contracts for the new church to be erected by the Grace Street Baptist congregation ou tho site of the old building were iwarded to lay, and the structure will be completed bj spring It will cost So 000 fronts ninety six feet, is of tho Gorman style of arcl itecturo and the audi- ence room will beat 1 >00persons and tlie Sun- daj school rooms I 000 more Tho building will be one of the prettiest in the city ZELEGRAPLt BREVITIES. The cholera epidemic is diminishing in Spain iDisastrous hailstorms in Dakota jester- day The Omaha Republican suspended publication yesterdaj The Manchester Guardian sa> K the market ghowa great strength but little aotivitj 1 he coke workers in the ille Fa., region are preparing for another strike The republican state convention of Rorth Caro lina has been called to meet at Raleigh on August 28m Bond offerings yesterdai 500 all accepted at 324 for four per cents and for lour and a half s The Young Men's Christian Association of Ashe ville N C yesterday tendered a reception to tha s Christian Temperance Lniun The democratic con-v ention of the second Ar kansas district yesterday nominated Clifton E. Brecliinridgo for congress b> acclamation The democratic convention of the first Nebraska district jcstenLiv sent a greeting to James G. Blame consratulatln? him on fals Denunciation ot the MchJnlej tann" bill Estimates on the bvthc fire Tuesday nighS at tlie stores ol the Empire nanv Brooklyn make on merelinndisa and on the building The Cumberland Gap and Mississippi VaUej railroad stock was subscribed for in Hopkinsrille, yebterdav The line will run from. Miss through. Hopklnavllle to Cumberland Gap Tlie senate yesterday confirmed tbe nomination of Tlieodorus S Sbarretts of Baltimore general anwraiser ol merchandise Mr Sharretts Is a democrat, and is the mntli and last naau ot tha board j Ei eht hundred thousand dollars in gold bssra Tverenaidoutatthefcew assay office f in exchanfee for gold coin Obey arc iu... teudeU for to Europe, This S 000 in gold bars shipped to Europe since June i eareturns and he has ordered Ha says at one newspaper office, caxriera, ;