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Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - June 10, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia VOL. XXI. ATLANTA. OA, TUESDAY JUSTE PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS. EIVEES. m S1J.J. IVTXODVCJSBBTXB.B1.OVST, Of THE MISTAKE OF A CONGRESSMAN. Ordered Ten Thousand Copies of a Cam- en Protection Speech, and Sent Out that of JudE" Criap By Mistake WAIHIXITOV June introduced today two bills one author Sn" a railway bridge for the Macon ana At- tntic railroad over the Oconee six Dublin, Laurens county, and one over within six miles ot the mouth at Tobesofkee creek, Bibb county, over the Savannah within six miles of the bndge of the Charleston and Savannah railroad bridge IfcugUam county one for the Middle Geor Land Atlantic railroad over the Savannah, bSw oeii the states ot Georgia and bouth ar oUnaat such point m the county of mn.-harn side of said nver and such tpposite loml in South Carolina as upon actual sun e> may be deemed best THE C OVORMSV1 IN S of ss rred SunngSeVast ten days mail has been burlened with letters denouncm, the .Lech as heretical, damaging to Te ca-e of protection etc Wockbridge unable to understand it as Gear M eech Iwas a red hot high protection Today however the scales were 5romedfroin him when two of the speeches to his-eve Acquire Title to Lands. WASHINOTOV June The letter is in the well known handwriting of the ex president Colonel Taliaferro is one ol the leading democratic politicians of the state, and will try to carry a solid Cleveland delegation to the next national convention THE SOUTH CAROLINA CAMPAIGN. The Candidates for Governor Meet In Greenville GEEKNVILI.K, S C Jnne 9 The first meeting of the campaign under the auspices ot the state democratic executive committee, will be held here tomorrow Onr streets are already filled with candidates lor state offices and their admirers The candi- dates lor governor on the field, so far, are Gen- eral John Bratton, of Fairfield county, Gen oral Joseph H Earle, of Sumter county, the present attorney-general, and Captain B B Tillman, of Edgefleld county, the leader of the farmers' movement The indications are that some verysharpand aggressive speeches will be made by the candi- dates for the governorship TEE SALE ANNOUNCED THE THEEE NEGROES STAY swzstt BBfosE rsx. COWXtS ES UP THE CHILD. Settlement of the Abdnctlon Cowles Says MOKTBBVI June 9 Cowles abduction case has been abandoned This afternoon Cowles called for Superintendent Kirkpatnck, of the Montreal General hospital and stated that he was willing to give up the chiki to his wife and accordingly he aflixed his signature to the follow Ing document, written by Kirkpatrick at his dictation, and witnessed oy THE SECOND IN TWO WEEKS. Ashley Jnnetlon Gettlns VJf Quite a Eepa- tatlon CHAKLESTON, S C, June 9 Ashley Junction, the classic town where the vestibule, trains switch off on their way to Florida, Is rapidly getting up a reputation Another murder occurred there today, mak- ing the second within two weeks, in addition to a tram wreckage, a murderous assault and several other affairs ol like description The victim in this case is Joe Kelly, who had his stomach filled with buck shot by Sam Watson Both are negroes The tragedy occurred at the identical spot where the inystenous necro desperado killed a. white man about two weeks ago No reason ls-grven (or the tailing The murderer leisurely walked off, and no at- tempt was made to arrest him Ashley Junction Is in Berkeley miles from this city, and consists ol a half a dozen railway tracks and two stores It has no population save the tram hands, and the httle niggers who flock to It In the winter and spring to sing and dance for the passing north- ern tourists on the vestibule trains FJCKE AND LOSS OF LIFE. DISTHICT ery Little Business Jlone In the Honae of Representatives June 9 motion Mr Comstock of Minnesota the title of the silver bill i Saturday w as amended so as to read asfillows Directing the purchase of silver bullion and the issue of treasury uotes thereon an 1 for otl er purposes The rloor vi as aw arilcd to the committee on the District of Columbia After disoosing of a ft bills relating to the administration of the police and tire departments of thedistnct, the bill relating to tho occupancy of public grot lids by the Baltimore and Potomac rail- road w as taken up in committee of the whole Tho afternoon w as spent in the discussion of the measure, but no action was takon and the committee rose and then at 5 o clock, took a recess until 8 o clock the ev ening session to be for the consideration of priv ate pension bills No private pension bills were passed atthe evening session owing to objection made by Mi Emoe of Tennessee but about thirty nve w ant ov er with the previous question ordered THE SLUM "WIPED OUT. Tlie Good Kesnlt of an Accidental Blaze in Charleston CHARLESTON S C Jnne 1 fire this morning wiped out about one half of Princess street one of the most disreputable slums in the city, and entering directly on the fashionable part of King street It has been for years the resort of thieves, cut-throats and tho lowest classes of the negro population One large furniture ware house and five or six of the tenements were destroyed The loss will amount to about 000, more than half of which falls upon Iveedv Bros the owners of the ware house, who did not have a dollar of insurance on the stock and but 8600 on the building The fire ongmated in the ware-house, where was stowed a quantity of inflammable material and enveloped the whole building before the alarm was sent out The fire department and its reserves were kept at work from 10 a m to 4pm A kerosene stove and a glue pot caused the fire THE STKEET KAILJBOADS Pass Into the Hands of a Wealthy Nashville Syndicate NASHVILLE, Tenn June 9 Electnc railroad of, Nashville have proven such a good thing that their owners are alter more roads, and having already secured all hero they are compelled to seek other fields j x Bhea has just returned from Savan- nah, Ga wheie he purchased the entire street railway system The parties interested are I T Bhea, B S Ehea Thos W Wrenne and J H Fall The system will be equipped with an electric- plant______________ Death of Mr J W. Dacus GBEEHVILLB, S C.June ]-J W Dacus, ot the firm Dacus Bros, ot this citv died here at 6 o'clock yesterday afternoon was one of our matt prominent.mer- chants His death was the result ol a stroke of paralyse received about two months ago, he steadily sank, until death ended hie sufferings. Heart 1 lease deliver to my wile Alice H Cpwles our daughter Horence Cowles without delaj> and consider this ail annulment of my former order the child El GEM-H COWIES Court fcconv enod at S o clock this afternoon, but in the absence of Cowles, Judge Tait ad journed the case till TV ednesday After court had adjourned, Judge Tait was seen at his cliambers and was shown Cow les s letter lie considered that it was a settled case Mrs Cowles was then communicated with ana re ceived the news with joy Though the case is adjourned till Wednesday, Judge Tait said he would give a hearing tomorrow morning and have the case formallv settled Cowles was seen as he lay in bed He said to a reportei that he had no quarrel with his wife that Hale had no need to interfere tnat he and his wife were in a way of coming to an amicable settlement and all would have been well His condition is quite serious inasmuch as he is also suffer ing from consumption If I die, he said, I am afraid i will, it will go hard with poor Clev e (Hale Hale was released today from prison in charge of two officers and is staying with his friends at the Safe at Liverpool. LIVERPOOL, Jnne B Anchor Line steamer City of Borne, Captain oung, which struck on Fastnet rock at i o'clock yesterday morning, during a dense fog while en route from New "iork, arrived here this morning As the passengers were leaving the steamer they loudly cheered Captain "Scoiing who bowed his acknowledgements from the bridge THE CHILDBBN GOT THE POISON. The Terrible Fate of a South Carolina Far- mer s Sons. COLTFMBIA, S C June 9 Eighteen months ago, J S Beavas, of Marion, tried to exterminate the rats on his place lie not a quantity of poison, and putting it in fake distributed it, about his premises Among other places he put some of the poi- soned cake in the loft of his barn A few days two little sons ot the farmer, five and six years old, were playing in the barn loft They found a lew small pieces of the cake, 4nd both of them ate some of it They were soon made ill and every effort was made to save them, the father knowing what was the matter, but them has died and the other cannot live New Enterprises In Birmingham. BIRMINGHAM, Ala June 9 ]-It is announced today that George L Moms and T T HiUman, two of the richest camtalistsin this city, will at once begm the erection of two 100-ton coke furnaces at the foot oi Bed moun- tain, on the south side of tne city At Bessemer City today, work was com- menced on the largest car works ever built in Se south They will employ when m opera- toon, about two thousand men H F UerJar.- delben, the iron king, is at the head of the company _______Q_______ Sonth Carolina Crops. COLOTIBIA, S C June 9 Jnne report of the state department of agriculture, com- DjedfronY 240 reports of special correspond- shows that, with a few exceptions, per- S'stands of cotton jKnst throughout the state The plant fc .healthy, vigorous and well advanced, blossoms having been reported i the lovSrcomities several days ago The average condition is 103 against 73 last, year. OTie Increase in acreage IsloMJjer cent. An OTtcellent stand otcorn ni reportei and cron w clean oni finely. A Larce New atElevator (Memphis Bnrned Builder Perishes In the Flames. MEMPHIS, June elevator at West Memphis, built for the Kentucky Central rail- road, at a cost of burned this morning at 3 30 o'clock E C Adams, of Atchison Kansas, contractor, who bad just completed the building and sleeping m the second story was lost He was seventy five years old The origin of the fire is unknown and was first dis covered in the engine room There was an insurance of On the elevator THE BORMNO OF COLCHESTER COLCHESTER, Conn June 9 whole business portion of this town was destroyed by fire early this morning The fire is believed to have started in a closet on the second floor of the Worthmgton brick block The fire spread rapidly, and the block was soon in ashes Bmgham's wooden block, owned by J N Adams, Kellogg's wooden block.contammg the post office Baker s wooden block, Pierce s block and Schall's block, and Colchester library and all their con tents soon followed The total loss will reach S'SO 000 about two-thirds insured LARGE FIRE IN BROOKLYN NEW YORK, Jnne 10 and Behman's theater, on Adams street, between Myrtle ave- nue and Fulton street, Brooklyn, was gutted by fire at 12 45 this morning The big Ar- bickle building also took fire and was darn- a-ed m the upper floors The Germamabank, next door was threatened The loss is esti- mated, at present, to reach at least BOKDBRED ON A BIOE Strikers Prevent Columbus Street Car Com- panies from Running. COLUMBUS, O June 9 consolidated street railroad succeeded in getting the first car out at noon The poboe had masssed at the barn where an effort was to be made, and where people, including strikers, had congregated The new or morein taken to the bams The strikers first tried persuasion and succeeded m getting quite a number ol new men to refuse to fake g Jars out As the first car pulled out it was boarded by police, strikers and the general crowd Its course was down Long street to the principal thoroughfare The first car was loaded down with stokers on top, and was derailed after running a mile The driver was pursued through alleys and finally escaped rne second car was taken to Hicks street and was there thrown across the frack by the strikers and their fnends, with windows broken ana the car otherwise damaged The driver ana conductor escapea, one ol them being stoned The jfclice were unable to do anything with the excited thousands who had gathered Employes ot many ot the largest works of the aty are laying off to aid the strikers The company contemplates ask- ing for mihtia through the sheriff and gov- A meeting of the city council will he held tonight, when some steps will be taken toward revokm" the charter of the company. It is not believed that another egort wfll be made Baltimore Disposes of Its Baltimore and Ohio Stock BALTIMORE, June Davidson today sent the following communication to the In announcing to your honorable body, 1 have sienedthe ordinance directing the sale o the city s Baltimore and Ohio stock it seems to me to beprouer to inform you tnat notwitnstandlngjits peculiar terms, which restricted tlie sale to a. alnelc named person the finance oommlBsioners have beeS in communication with prominent bankers and capitalists in New York ani Philadel phla The ordinance was not signed until It became apparent that no better offer for the stock was at all likely to be forthcoming so that we have 3ms had indirectly the benefit of competition among those who nave indicated an interest at all This decision secures the stock to the Bacon syndicate which has already made a par offer for the city's holding of right negroes, she said "I think they are the ones Tho crowd then determined that the tram, which went back to Suwanee for the negroes, to bring them here for safe keeping should be> stopped, and it was stopped THE TBAIt. HALTED It was waved down by two men They boarded the train and as Conductor Col Una saw a crowd emerging from the w oods he) pulled out at once, but he left his coach with the negroes standing stall, as some one had re- moved the coupling pin Messrs Homer Jones and J H Gormanyjwero in charge ol the negroes They were covered with pistols and guns at once, but on being as- sured that the negroes could prove an ahbi by Mr 'Wright, of Elberton the crowd decided to let them have a chance and do so, as Mrs. Taylor wasnot absolutely positive as to them, and they were brought on to town without molestation A Louisville and Nashville Mortgage. The Louisville and Nashville, it is said, has deeded to Issue ageneral mortgagee! This is to take up underlying bonds as they become due, and provide at the same time a suiplus for improvements, extensions, etc The surplus fund will reach about The tyncuers Indicted. COLOMBIA, S C June 9 Lexington CTand jury today brought in a true bill against We Caughman and Pierce G Taylor for the lynching of Willie Leapheart in jail last month Solicitor Nelson will have hve Uw vors arraigned against him for the defense In dictments will also be handed in tomorrow against G S Graham and W J Miller for snbornation of perjury________ A Broken Thiffh GRinrrs, GA 'June 9 -Dr M J Daniel, who had the misfortune to have hisitlugh broken on Thursday last, is doing as well as could be expected His wound is verv painful, but the doctor recognises that the necessity of prudence will assist nature and his brother medicine men, to the fall extent of his ability in the fight for recovery THE SPORTING WORLD. Result ol Baseball Games Races. At 9, base hits, 8 errors 8 Athletics 4 base hits 2 errors 6 Barr and Mcguire Mahon, Green and Robinson At 7, base hits 1 Cleveland 14 base hits 3 er rors 7 Krock and Clark McGill and Snyder OTHERS MEET THE TBAIN A hundred men met the train but being in- formed that the negroes might possibly be ab'e to establish their innocence and rebut the circumstances of guilt, they were allowed to go quietly to jail Mr Spence Carter saw these negroes or; Friday morning after the assault going down the railroad towards Atlanta He says he thinks they are the same negroes His de- scription is near that ol Mrs Taj lor s Unless Mr Wright testifies that these negroes were in Elberton on that day of the assault, they are certain to die FOUND IN ER With a Forty-Pound Stone Tied to Neck. ELBEETON, Ga June 9 three weeks ago, George Pern, a negro boy about eighteen years old, was arrested and lodged m jail in Elberton, in default of a one thousand dollar bond to answer to a charge of assault with intent to rape, alleged to have been committed on a fourteen year old daugh- ter ol W S Butler, who resides in the upper part of the county Last week, J IS Hall, who resides in the same neighborhood, signed tbe bond auj security and took Pern home with him MASKED MEN It seems that on last Thursday night negro was put up stairs in Hall s house L> sleep About 12 o clock that night twentv h o men, whether masked or not the evidence is not clear, went to Hall's house and some ot them went up stairs and got the negro and took him out No more was heard of linn until Sunday evening when his bod} was found in Broad nver, thirteen miles from Elberton with a forty pound rock tied to it, antl three bullet holes in his head The body was brought to Elberton this morning and a coro- ner's jury empanneled, with L Scliovenel foreman THE EVIDF'.CF IV The evidence developed the fact that Hall was at home, but complained of being sick, and did not get up when the parties came and nothing more was-heard of the deceased until the body was found in the river on Sunday evening The verdict of the jury was that the deceased came to his death either by gun shot wound or drowning at tho hands of unknown parties The evidence was unsatisfactory as the inquest was held so far from where they tragedy occurred, and the body n as so mucU decaved, that witnesses could not bo waited for. 2 [not given] At 6, base hitsTl2 errors, 0 Chicago, 0, base hits 3 errors, 1 Batteries-Calvin anoTCiuinn, King and tar- rell _ _, At 1 base hits, and Ben- n At York, 1, base f R base hits 7, errors, 1 New York, 7, base hits, errors, 3, and Gross, Ewmg and Vaughn At 13, base hits, 11, errors, 6 SyScme 7, base hits, 10, errora, 9 Bat- ana Toy, Keefe and OBonrke THE OLD N DEAD A Veteran of All tlie Wars of the Bepnh- Ilc SYLVANIA, Ga June 9 Bryan Odum, herhaps the oldest man m the state died at his home in this count} Mr Odnm at the time of his death w as one hun- dred and eight yearso'd He was born before the treaty of Pans" was signed and when the old continentals and the red coats were still en- camped upon the field was reared up from youth to manhood under the administration of the great "father of the country, and served the young republic well m the war of 1812 and again m the Semmole war of 1M3 He was rich in reminiscences and could tell many and wondrous tales of those ancient days The old veteran leaves behind him a numerous progeny, among them sons who are themselves aged men.________ The Wrong Hardeman. MACOU, Ga June 9 THE CON- STITUTION a few days ago, staled that it was Colonel Isaac Hardeman who represented tho ;overnment in the Hall case, concluded here The Whitehall Street of Blnningbain. BrBUTAOHAll, Ala, June Several days ago, the hoard ot aldermen passed an ordinance prohibiting the railroad com- panies Irom switching cars and trains across Seventeenth street, thepDnapal railroad crossing m the aty., Tho ordi- nance went into effect today, andsenonaly m- terlered with railroad work- As soon as poss- ble-the railroad, companies got injunctions, anTstopped the raty from enlorcing bonahle ordinance. A bitter legafflght will ne made on the question, 5witoMngon.this Errors, 2 Batteries, Fhines and Harrington, Gray and Decker. St. iMoia Baces ST Louis, June race, one mile, Casta way won, Harry Glenn second. Chaplain third. Second race, nine furlongs. Tenacity won, EhodyPrmgle second. Only two Time, Third race, half a won, Anne Fourth race, one mile, Luhe B won, Olttlook second, Catalpa third. Time, iSth race, mile and a quarter, Cecil B won, 1C third. BTorriB Carle Baces. KOT TOEK, June race, half amOe, Uma won, KhetogoM second, Kilrae third. Tune race. Biz flulongs, 3Lora Dalmeny won Third race, nnle and a furlong; Dundee won, cover second, Jack third. Time, 1.56___ TonrtlXrace, mBe heats, Lisimony X, 1, Vosbnrs won, onoySirTOxoirttard. TtoiBflrfSa- It should nave been Colonel J L Harde- man, the other gentleman not being connected pith the case m any w ay TELEGRAPHBREVITIES. The president and family returned to Washing, ton yesterdaj Irom Fortress Monroe Bond offerings yesterday all accepted lor and four and a The convention to nominate a successor f or Mr. session at Carrollton- York, has been sranted ol sentence, pending an appeal 'e.o the Sctth National yo, was vesterdayenttnced at hArdlaoor for seven jean and sir ,'SP4PERf ;