Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - June 26, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia
VOL. XXI. THURSDAY MOBNING, JUNE 26, PAIGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS. 1 THE SILVER BILL 18 STRANGLED -BY DEMOCRIT1C DESERTERS to the Support of Speaker Reed. THE NATIONflL ELECTION BILL Is 0 dered Passed By the publican Caucus Re- INCTON D C June Frit n i a dead is-iue It i illt 1 in tlio house today by the votes i i n ianc deserters Inl one democrats ioted with the rt U i in1' prxttici K to sustain Keod in Vs It--! L usurpation of power Ktt 1 u j. tired tii UIL house earlj this morr- in0" Ht w 1-1 attirtil in i while and ten -.1 ii i rt 1 pf lUa dot se was t ed loosely -aroun i is mi Ho Ting rod Gordon i i tiltil las li-unoa liVo waist Iho i i tie smile 1' i n li s fjtce as he clan tho ikmociat t_ He hid sufftr U ft its with H the nost few ho hid i. t ut red and boaten, but he realised -vi wa-> his and he had pre part 1 i 1M.K for it IHt 110L K WAS "VTh i tlit hourg for the -vote was reached there no excitement and the result of the vote t M.r U and motion to concur in the senate T- MOII imonts w as doieaced bj 135 to 132 Ther weio onlj about tw enty of che western free c n republicans who had tho to lareak Eroni their piratical leaders and vote iu accorduiice with their convictions Thero ire other free coinage men on the rej i u ic side, but they were forced into line th r partj, while the democrats deserted in a one man from the of S nth out of the demo- cratic rauks THE FIGHT AT AN EVD How cr the seU er tight is at an end Free i_t. has been buried, and Tom Heed has n come out although hehis 1 ten quite badlj bittered and torn 111 the rough and tumble fight which lias just ended In this fight the democrats o lost the greatest opportunity that has ever presented itself in the history of the Had they heM together and passed a free coinage b 11, it would e placed the repubh- caii m-vjoritj in a decldedh embarrassing posi tion It would indeed, created abroach iu the grind old partv w hich M ould e re -suited 11 the reitim defeat of thlt partj, both. In tho co giessiouBl ind presidential elections On tht other band the passage of a free coin- age b 11 by democratic -votes would hate thrown many of the far western states into the democratic column, lo even in the east it would o 10 ulted in practicalivno democratic loss Tl o 1 I iow goes to a conference committee of th w o houses w here a compromise measure -will bo greed upon that be as oitl lit I in the des a c bill pmiding for tl P eoinpulsorv coinage of monthly Tho rioceetViiigrs in Detail. Mr Conger that tbe debate on the riher bill be extended from 2 o'clock until 3 D clock at which time the otiug shall begin His motion was agreed to and Mr Morse opened the debite in support of the house bill, and in opposition to tlie senate bill Other speakers were Messrs McAdoo, Peters of Kan- sas laj lor of Illinois, Heard of Missouri, Cutchton of Michigan, Dunnell of Minnesota, Willm 113 of Illinois Conger, Bayne, of ivama, Stackdale and McKmley At J o c ock tbe speaker declared the pro- qi ostion ordered SPKI-SCEK ASKS FOR A SEPABTH VOTE Mr Springer asked if a separate vote could be ha.d on each, of the senate amendments The si aker replied in the afiirmative, and cause 1 tht, tirst senate amendment to he read It was the section providing for free coinage and was a substitute for the first section of the house bill pioMding for the purchase of -600 000 worth of sih er bullion monthly On both sides it was at once recognized that this was to be a crucial test, and tbe >eas and nays were demanded on Air Springer's motion to concur iu the senate amendment FRFF COINAGE DEFEATED As the c ill progressed, the votes were watched wi h tho closest interest, and the re e c'efeat of the free coinage amend- ment bj a of 1.53 to hailed with -applause i ollotniig is the vote in detail Abbott Alderaon, Allen of Mis fiissinpi Vmlcrson (f Kansas Anderson ot Missis- sippi 1 inkhtad Barnes, Bartine Blanclmrd, Bland 11 i nt Boatner Breckmridge of Arkansas, oC Kentucky. Bnckner. Brookshire, J B lltov, n Brunner, Buchanan of Virginia Bul- lock iiunu Hvnum Candler of Carlton, -Carter Carutli CatchitijffS, Chipman, Clarke? of Alabama Clement0 Cobb, Connell, Cooper of Iiuliani Cothran, Cowles, Grain, egter daj challenged Coloi el John C HaJ ell to meet lain at Lexington Colonel Haskell said he had not been invited to Lexington and could not go w ithout an itation but asked Tillman to meet him in h sown home 1 I 11 jou arc imited, said Tillman, "thioufeh Colonel Sloauo Todaj Colonel telegraphed Tlll- man, and he declined, saying the colonel had [refused hands with him AND TllKN AT AIKEN The next place of meeting is in Aiken on Fridaj Both General llimptoii and Coionel Haskell e been mwtc 1 to Aikeu, and both arc going Colonel Hiskc 1 is Ooing foi the express purpose of making lillmaii ackuo edge that hib ihargos a0iuist the state meiit are uutinc Colonel said tonight that Senator Hampton would probably remain and can sss the Jtate, and Senator But er wuuld, be hero, too Colonel Jolin C H lokoll is pressed by his friends to make the raeo ior go-veinor The pressure is getting stroii0er crj day, and though it will be at the sicuhcc of i mig niLcent law practice, he is considering the matter Ibe state execute e committee met Lcre tonight, and called a contention to meet licie on tho 12tb of August, and decide whether they will call primaries The com cntion w ben, it gets together, will pi obably nominate Tlllman on tbe spot The call is to the effect that the eomention meet to do notbiug but order primaries The anti Tillman men are getting stirred up, and propose to organise a local club and run a local ticket in ery county Colonel Sloan, the red hot chairman of tbe Eichland committee says the aiiti- Tillman may TV in by work As things go now it does not look probate Tillman has got things in a swing, and he is riding on tbe crest of a tidal wave The enthusiasm of his followers resembles that of those under conviction in an old time camp- meeting It is a kind of hallelujah ass him It might be different if Colonel Hasfeell wore in the fight Tho local republi- cans appear to be paralyzed, and it will take a man of immense o and vigor to stiffen up the party that opposes Tillman Colonel Haskell would go in like a cyclone but even ho would hard work to beat Tillman His meeting with Tillman at Aiken will be a decisive day in the camp again If he succeeds in making Tlllman back down ut terlv in tho presence of the people, he may break tbe moral force of the movement But even then, it is doubtful Some men say they would for Tillman if he fails to make good-any of his charges W G COOPBB. CAIX ANI> IJ.GAI.LS. A Spat Between Them In the Senate Yeater day. WASHINGTON, Juno Call rose to address the senate on the subject of resolutions heretofore offered by him (and reported back adversely from the committee on foreign rela- tions) one authorizing tbe president to open negotiations with the Spam h government for the purpose of inducing that government to consent to the establishment of and inde- pendent republic in the Island of Cuba, and the other in relation to German ownership of a large proportion of the bonded debt of Cuba, When Clark was reading the second resolu- tion, Mr Sherman rose and moved that the doors be closed Mr. Edmunds seconded the motion, and the vice-president directed the galleries to be cleared and the doors closed Mr Call being thus unexpectedly cut off in his desire to make a speech before the public, said he would withdraw the resolution, hut the order to close the doors was Insisted upon by Messrs Sherman and Edmunds, and was earned into execution The doors were reopened atrl 30 Ingalls offered a resolution instructing the committee on privileges and elections to in- quire into the publication in the Congressional Itecord of today of a personal explanation by ftfr Call, and to report whether it is in accora- nce with the rules, regulations and practice at the senate, and directing that such, personal explanation be 'withheld Irom. the permanent edmon of the Record until further order of ehe senate. [The publication "fconsists of twenty-eight columns or fourteen pages of "persoal explana- in regard to the charges against Mr. Gall, contained in a pamphlet circulated by W. D. Chipley, and to wmch Mr. Call called the attention of the senate on Jnne 2d Mr. Call said that ho did not think that tbe resolution should be adopted. There was no -possible ground or reason for it, and no excuse for it. He had asked leave of the senate on second of J.tjne last to print extracts InutfaQ Record in vindication of His career-in the BenatBy Ice response pamphlet failure or MR tt and tnat was, all .that w Jiadbeen ot tails 3rbich he had introduced In the senate, and which bad not become law At he had prepared the statement in his own vindication and submitted it to a member of the committee on: print- ing (Mr. on whose judgment he relied, and who had informed him that there waa no impropriety whatever in hav- published was the whole state- ment of the and where, he asked, was there any breach of privilege in it? Mr senator from Florida has, m my not only grossly violated and abused the privileges of "the senate, but he has deliberately falsined the record of w hat oc- curred on the day when the transaction took place Mr call the senator from Kansas to order Mr withdraw the observation Mr jt unpiiliamentary, Mr Pres- ident, for a senator to-get up and denounce an- other senator on this floor of ha-vmg been guilty of an infamous crime0 Mr withdrew tlie observation, and sav that the senator from Florida changed the record So far as that is a modification cr change, I maXe it. Mr beg that the senator from Kan- sas may be allowed to i recced w thout inter- ruption and not in order to say wha he desires to si-v on this subject Mr senator from Florida is not entnely judge in this matter I th to the dignitv of tins body than such euithets and charges as haie escaped the senator from Kansas (ind w hieh I am glad ho has with draun) shall fnot be al'oned to go on record without the attention the senate being called to it Mr withdraw my that the senator from Fkridi falunel the record, and I say that he changed the record without leaiefrom the senate The senator from Florida asked on the 2nd of June to insert certain portions of the Congiessional Record and certain letters and statements as an appendix to his remarks IB the publ cat on th s morning the words as an aren'tix" are struck out, without of the senate, so as to make it appear that he had to print thu mass of in UenaJ, hich er w as uttered and which he obtained to insert It is the firat time in the history of the senate that such a thing has occurred The discuss on was further participated in by Gorman Hoar ilanderson and Call The latter retorted on Mr Installs by pointing oat "how small the man, hrw bitter the olence, how mean the chaiactor, that could find in such cncuimtaiices a willingness to accuse another senator of falsifvmg the record He went on. to say I should de mand of hun that he show the courage of a man, and notthe cowardice of a slanderer A RATHEK, TV ARM DI_I5 VTE Tlie National Election Bill Considered by tlie House June the house, Mr Canuon from the committee on rules reported baek a substitute foi a resolution introduced by Mr Lodge, of Massachusetts setting apart of the piesent w eek for the consideration of tho national election bill The substitute reads Pesolved immediately after the pasease of this bill (thesiKcr lull; the house -will procted to consider house 1 ill 11 2, 2 o clock when the previt ub qiiLst on 'OiaU be coiibidned as ordered on the bill and pcnuii p; tnioiid ncnt-i and oil tiie suiHti t itt tor the whole bill "which 11 embers in charge ot the bill oliall have the right to otle that clur ing the laattno davs ameiiuiLents m i> if oftered part of the hill in tlie house ith debate under the minute rule That tins eh ill not interfere ivitL the geuerj.1 appropriation bills THJS BEGlIsS No sooner had the resolution been read thaix, Mr Springer w on his feet with a motion to and Mr Enloe, of Tennessee shouted This is a bill to the govern men t Mr MoMilhn, of Tennessee wanted to know if gentlemen would be given a chance to offer amendments to srcnon Mr C inn011 replied that that might require thirty to sixty dajb t me Mr McMilhu iccalled that some hundreds of amendments liad been left pending the tariff bill w as passed, with 110 chance to vote upon them- He feared that this rale would work in tbe same fashion as that ap plied to the tariff bill No one except a sc fectod few were to he given an opportunity to o their amendments considered Finally it was agreed to allow a forty nun utes debate on the resolution, with the un derstandmg that the previous question should be considered as ordered, ana Mr Springer withdrew his motion to adjourn Mr McMilhn, democratic member of the committee on rules, proceeded to attack the bill, charging that the gentlemen were tired of being elected by the people, and wanted to be elected by the government For all these vears the principles of the fraraers of the government had been respected and the three- departments of the government had been kept jealously apart But this good work was to go for iianght, and the legisla- tive was to be turned over to the judiciary Mr Blount, of Georgia, another member of the same committee, declared that the bill meant a total revolution in thi8 country in the manner of electing representatives The prop- ositions contained in the bill were monstrous and degrading to the best, most intelligent and most virtuous element of tho country Mr Cannon, of Illinois, sarcastically ob- ed that the bare proposition to consider the bill set his friends from Tennessee and G or- gia into a fever of excitement and declama- tion Mr McMilhn wanted to know where the bill was to be applied in the north Mr Cannon replied that it was now in op- eration in New York city This little reference brought many New York members to their feet Mr Flower challenged any republican in the state of New York to say that under the new American ballot system, unanimously adopted by the the people of New Tt ork were not satisfied with the elections Mr Belden, of New York, asserted that the registry laws had effected that result, and Mr Cummmga shonted that the ballot bill was passed by a state legislature and not by the government There was a good deal of confusion at this stage, but the speaker finally secured order by calling out that the gentleman from Illinois and not the state of-New York had the floor. So Mr Cannon started out with the taunt, "No rogue e er felt the halter draw, "With good opinion of tne and was proceeding to set out the necessity for the law when Mr McMilhn, of Tennessee, again what part of the north it was proposed to apply the law to Mr the number of peo- ple referred to in this bill, north or south, east or west, bebeve it is necessary that the general government should have an eye and see that elections are fair, and that ballots are counted Mr. Camion replied that no republican votes had been bought there, in his opinion. In his district fair elections had always been ob- tained Tbe gentlemanr seemed to intimate that fraud had been perpetrated there. Mr. O'Neal retorted that xf the gentleman himself had not been connected with it he had been slandered In a wrangle which followed, Mr O'Neal, for some minutes, shonted agamstthe speaker's gavel, amid the confusion his words being en- tirely indistinguishable Finally the sergeant-at-arms came forward With his great mace and order was restored. Mr. Springer moved to table the resolution. On a yea and nay vote this motion was lost- US to 133, Mr. CoZeman, of Louisiana, being Qie only republican who voted yea. f After arranging to meet at 11 o'clock for the six days during which debate as to con- tumef the ncmser at 5.30, adjourned. .Representative Buckalew, of Pennsylvania, of the committee on election of president and yice-pEesidenlrand representatives in congress, has, on behalf of the democratic members of, thecominitteetproposedjtniinonty report m oppoaltibB. to the federal election, bin. The report presents at length tha objections of the minority to the bill, which, in thqir opinion, sun TOM HARDEMN SPEAKS IN PUU8KL ffl ENTHOSIfiSTIC CROWD MEETS From The Old War-Horse Bibb THE INTEREST BROUGHT DOT By the Proposed Joint Public Meetings MACON, Ga., June 25 let- j ter of Colonel Hardeman accepting the chal- lenge of CoJonel Northen to meet in joint ith wrapt atten- tion, throughout, not the slightest show of im patience being manifested, although the build ing close ar d it was disagreeab j warm Your correspondent has insert icwed quite a number of prominent citizens in regard gto the outcome of tbe election next Saturday, the 28th but nothing definite can be ed at, for the Hardeman men retain the county for their man The Northen fol lowers are confident that if it depends upon Pulaski county, Hancock will furnish, the nes.t governor It is not improbable that there will be a contest in the county Some- tame ago the democratic executn e committee ordered a primary on the 28th of this month, to nominate a governor and state-house officers, to be controlled by the same rules which our state e ections Under this order the county, having a registration Hw, only those who are qualified to vote in the last election would be entitled to vote in the primary In today's issue of the Dispatch and News there is a card from G "W Jordan which says that the com- mittee, in ordering the election to be controlled by the same rules that govern state elections, did not intend that the registration Jaws should apply, but that all democrats irrespectne of registration might vote The Tie-Up Is General. CHICAGO, June 25 advices from points in this state, Wisconsin and Iowa, indicate that the tie-up is not as complete out- side of Chicago as was generally supposed yes- terday The fact is that the chief omcer of the L nited ay Employes, who ln.es in Galesbnig, III and who alone has authority to order a strike, has taken no action in the matter The committee has not yet presented its grievances to the general officers of the com- pany President Fish says that the strike has not reached a point where action on hit. part is demanded that if it does so, he will know what to do. Internal Hevenue Collections. "WASHU-OTOH, Jane of In- ternal revenue for the first eleven months of the fiscal year ending June were being greater than collec- tions for the corresponding period of the last fiscal year Receipts were as follows Spirits, an increase of tobacco, an increase of fer- mented liquors, an increase of oleomargarine, S7 an increase of miscellaneous, an increase ot Receipts for May, 1890, were 671 greater than for May, 1S89. Failure of a Cotton Finn. KEW YOBK, Jnne before the close of the cotton exchange today word was re- ceived that the prominent concern of H. E Huston Co. Lad failed. They have been large operators on the ball side, and the steady, sharp decline in. prices latteriy had, forced out their margins There was a good deal of excitement when the failure was an- a considerable line ot long cotton, was thrown oat Tennessee's Interest KASHVH.LE, Tean., June The state's financial officers have succeeded in borrowing two hundred and. fifty thousand dollars to meet the on the state debt One hundred thousand dollars of the amount is secured from J. A. Xvana Co., of Boston, at five per and tne balance through, ffie Capital stantly Ivnckmg Garner The latter tried to shoot the man who rested him but vras jtied and taken to Wil- mington He told tho police that be shot Hill in self defense becau.se tbe latter had "haunted, him It is stated that a fireman on another engine had made Crirner ingry by tolling bun to keep off the raiwaytrack A STORM I3J IOWA. Great Damage to Tiro Inches ot Kam in Two Hours. loTia, Juno electrical storm struck Dubuque jesterdav Tn o inches of rain fell in hours and wind blew forty miles in hour down town On. the h 11s the much greater The lightiling and thi nder were terrible and coolant Many taimlies sought refuge m eel-- fearmg a cj clone In Itocl south tbe city, tha flood cair ed awij bridges and drove tlio plo to tlie lulls for safety At Thompson s laill dronned cattle amj horses were BTvept through the win- dows of Mr Tjtzig s residence, and tho family so ight refuge on the Luis Tho bndgo aft "WaohingtcL mills, on the Chicago, IMilwaakeo and St Paul railroad down ivitli a crash. On the Illinois Central tvio bridges cashed, away between Du-biiqae and Juhen and 700 feet of track washed out near Farlev Th3-J' Chicago, fat and Kansas Citj railroad, washed out for miles east and north of Dubuque and the road has not been 111 op- eration excei IIL the city the damage done as great Many houses in the upper pait of the c ty are flooded uithi The damaire done m tins countj is es- timated at er MOO OOP______ AN IMPORTANT CASE In WTiicli tbe Validity of GertnltrBallroaA Bonds Are at Stake. S C June 25 An important railroad case -nas decided in the United Sta es court here today Some years ago the legislature aased an act authorizing. certain tcm nslnns in the upper section of tho state to issue bond's to aid in the construction, of vhat is known as the Charleston, Cincinnati and Ch carjo railroad TLo act constituted the townships body corporate -v, ith pow er to isana bonds to the amount of the subscription to thtt railroad The railroad was built, and a de- mand made for bonds, but was refused An attempt was made to pass an act validating the honds, bat failed The bonds are de- posited with the Boston Trust company, and. this suit was brought to compel their deliv- ery to the Southern Construction of NCT York, which is building the roadv The court decides that the bonds most bo delivered This rase invoH esa dozen or motet similar cases in the various upper counties, bonds amounting perhaps to a quarter ofa> million dollars being issued for the construc- tion of various railroads PRIZE FIGHTEBS IK COCBT. Bluldoon and BCis Crowd Plead Guilty ftfrij Keceiie JLJjrlit Fines PURVIS, Miss June 25 cases Mnldoon, Clearj and Donovan, were called the circuit court todaj when pleas of guilty were entered, each asking the clemency of tha court, Muldoon stating that he was sorry for having violated the law, but he had the man- hood to stand the Judge Terrell stated that be waa glad the defendants had adopted this course A fine of w as entered againsfi Muldoon, and Cleary and Donovan were eacn. fined @100 The fines were paid and the p oners released, Kilrainwas present and stated, that he had challenged Snllzvan to fight to a finish, e ther with, bare knuckles or tight; glov es, London pnze-nng rules, the fight to come off m Fort "Worth, Texas, for a muse offered by the Fort Worth Athletic club Tlie Arzay Sill. BERLIN, June the rsichstag todayv Chancellor von Capnvi, speaking on the army bill, said he contemplated an extension of tlur privilege of relief from service at the expire tion of two years as a permanent measure. The tottery Bill Passed. NEW June 25 special front Baton Eouge, La., says that after adopting: on amendment eliminating the monopoly fea- tures, the house passed the lottery biU by a vote of G6 to 29 TELEGRAPH BREVITIES. Kansas City claims to have populations fee veregalea prevail along the coast of Scttfr- land. population of Cincinnati Is estimated Employes of railroads centering in East IfOnis yesterday struck for higher -wages. Bond offerings yesterday, all accepted at 103 for tour and a half per cents and fcrara Cnarles H. Taylor, the Boston Globe, traa yesterday elected president of tfce Boston Vrcsi clnli. The Minnesota proMbition convention day nominated J. Fjnknam, of Minneapolis, fas -governor Yrutce Ferdinand, rnler of to Vienna- Tne object of Ms mission is utt- fenown. 3CHejreportednprisSngiii Mexico turns otjt ta be up tMngrtmttfie attempt of fcandits and comoSt robbery. delegate? a NEWSPAPER!