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Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - March 21, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION VOL. XXI. ATLANTA, GA., FRIDAY MORNING, MARCH 21, PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS. BISMARCK IS A DUKE, Hi, KCEfTS OfUCE I'JIO-V TUB WHO THROWS IN A FINE CHROMO Fmperor's T etter Co tlie Retiring ellnr on AcceptinR Resigna- the to Say. BFftU'N March 20 special edition of the Biccli unitim-i the imperial rescripts, -nli thanking Bismarck for his lervices ind appointing him duke of Lanen bnrj: cornel gtneral of cava'rj, and field- il fji 'llso appointing Count Her- bert I nt-k interim minister of foreign ti d >i neral on C vprlv i chancellor and pre-nhu wilted iii'Oii Vrmco Bismarck this afternoon und vrt soiited the emperor s acceptance of his WHAT THF RS S VY The s us that tension has been bri to a elm bj tho fact th U tho flestmies (f Furope have bcm suddenly de prned of tluu IMS Prince Bismarck was a giurmU.0 it no History pre o the uieimn of his services in the cause oj peaee Hit-, will ho compelled to iiume diatelv 'It-il with the question of a reduction of tho imh111 j burden in the interests of peace The V itu n witnesses the retirement of prime Bi mirck with regret but without ant etj hoping that his life will still be anil li xppv and tnat ho will ho able to follow the lopmeiit of the country Tiit. Crnrman G izette, Prince His man tv s giv es prominence to tin aimuncoinpiit that General Von Capnvi has suneule 1 Pimre Bismarck as chancellor It n M t'iual prominence to the it pi rt th it will surceid Prince Bismartk is prt dt tot the ministerial council J Tu tU nits tli it I'nuco IJisniaicK r> -.1 iiiuii vv is m an> connected vri 'i ii fii icnec-i bt'tweeti tire emperor I him )f i qii. tuns It -was mauilj due, the I H i s-u s 11 constitiUKiial h as tin hunts uuiubtoruil responsibility and the rol a n> of tlie president of the Frussiaii mm istrv w ith his colleagues 1 he G izctto saj a that Prince Bism irrk p -.pd tho labor conference m the stuurUh but that, on tho contiarj, it us at his M that tho conference was initi- ate 1 that the staaNiath s assistance was 1 to ..onsuler the labor question flie Ga ette says that tho emperor in 11 n ,c letter tc 1 uiue Biiinarck, eitols his to tho state and expresses profound rs m il gi itituJe Tho Kreu? 7eitiinjs that General Von C ij n-v i has returned to Hanover, and that he nc ei u J the eh uicellorship after two weeks lit >ti UleiiS Ihu National Gazette, referring to Prince Bismarck s remarks to bignor Boceoradi, one of tho Italian delegate s to the labor confcr- enee thAt tho paths of Italy and Germany ould be ideut cal in tho future, as they had been m the i ast sus thit observation may be ipplitd to the German foieign IK generally The appointment of General Von Capnvi to succeed Prince Bismarck the paper liai of a tlueatemiig diameter It calls at tntion to the fact that ihe duke o; t >n i-s at one tune prime ninistei of Grtat 1 UritTin ind dtclarcs that German i pi reri tlie blessings of pe ice no than, other Gormvns m responsible positions Jules bimon had a lonj; talk todaj I m j inr V- illiam At the close of the tliL emperor presented M Simon with a dete- ntion of the order of Ked Figle, It is rej t 1 tliat in tne course of the comersation the i rencli st itcsmaii broached tbe subject of the of Alsace Lorraine and the em. perttr lepiied tint it was too earlj to dts- a question that cinceniod the friendly re latioiis existing between German j and France In tho tirst rescript the empeior says that ic his counsel energy and faithful di. tut ion Tlie empeior sajs he had hoped that the necessity not arise for JJis marck to thick of separitmn during his life- time IIo regiided it as the most provideu tial dispensation of Ins life tint ou oc ca--iom he has held Prince Bismarck Iij his sido hat the prince lias a cil for Prussia and Germany and v-h it the pnnce has been to him and the house of las predecessors, he will pre senem greateftil remembrance Bismarck's wi'ie and energetic policy of peace by the emperof is to be guided in tho future bom? fully com meed of its correct- ness w ill alv s be remembered abroad and deseri ea recognition It is not in the empe- roi s powor to reward Bismarck for hit, ser bat as a sign of his lasting thank" he confers upon him the dignity o duke of baueiiberg and presents him with a life sire oil painting of himself In the second rescript, the emperor thanks Uisuiarck as a military leader, for his mvaltia hie services in the arm> dtrrrng the time o ilham T and to the present day, adding thai ho he will be alorie with the army by retaining Bismarck in the highest rank by ap pointing him field marshal-general and colo- nel general of In the first rescript the emperor addresse: li smarck as "My Dear Prince and sa; en emotion I nwe lays wit! j-ve seen from >our entreaty of the ]Bth tha retire from the office you li ive occupied for so many years with snob, in comparable success Obliged to familiarize mv self with the thought of partmgj I do it certaiiil} an afflicted heart but with the firm hope that a compliance with your request contribute to sparing and saving your life and powers, the fatfieriand cannot replace an lone as possible The motives you advance fo j >ur determination convince me that any furthe attempts to Induce you to IWtbdrawyour reques' >uM have no chance of success Therefore, Ire to your wlsb The rescript concludes as follows my dear prince, and crant you many jeaTsof uiitraubledoldage, brigfitened b' a. tonsciouvaeoa of duty truly fulfilled Wit! these sentiments I remain now and also in tin tutute, yours truly, obliged and grateful WlLLIAK A CLASSMATE THINKS Mever Frefi'Winge, candidate for tbe reiCnfitae In tho division of Berlin, in a speech tc electors today, said that General Von vas a former schoolmate ot Ids The new ohincellor, he said, was a free conservative hut would deal fairly with viowa opposed tc his and would be wllUtuj to discuss mat- ters m an attitude to which the opposition hftt Inthe'-to been unaccustomed T he IS ational Fertung notes that the com temp'ated military reforms in connection with the one year volunteer service, the procedure of militaty courts and the reduction of the HI fmtrv service, were all proposed by the radi cVs at tho last session of the reichstag I'n ice Bismarck's acceptation ot tne duke- djin the offer of which from Emperor W" iam ho repeatedly declined, has caused surprise It is learned that Delahayne tendered hi resignation as a delegate to the labor confer- ence, because of adifferencewith Jules Simon The dispute between the two Fcenrb. represent atives has now been settled and Delahayne h: "v ithdrawn his resignation THEY TUB WXKDOV, LONDON, March 20 Berlin correspond of the Daily News says Bismarck wil probably decline the dukedom, although th etweeu tl o go eniintnt, and press maj be ex- All German ambaNSidors been iimim ned to Berlin to make the acquaintance Jjt and omalt with new chancellor Tunes Berlin dispatch says "A remarfc- ihte uuie of the crisis is that there has been 10 org effort of public opinion to induce -Jjsmau k to itij IH omct This may be at- nbutcd to the fact that las were mi me Tiother utklo on the retire- ment ol Pnnce 11 sniarc'c from tlie German c't inccJ ip 1 he I takoa a pessimistic of the situation wnieh will result fiom he chancelloi s resignation, an 1 dcel ires that .1 e solitary support of the ediiiee of European peace has ciumblod THINKS S ttLE AHEAD. The Kind of ho Are Wantert Cor Enfc- Tliey to Start Notes. A Con espomlcnt "W ai Betfrecn tierinany and TFrancc. KTRorr, Micluean, Alaich JO Journal ias tho follow in j; speciil March JO the peace of Europe to be imohel therosignaticn of Bismarck9 Ihis is MOU in absorbing question TJiose Litripeau afliirs foreseen as v itah'o this step but its effect 13 a differe it matter Tho iron chancellor held the will of the of Emperor in the low of his hand With him Bismarck t> word was law "Whether under the hostile niluonco of his empress and her party, tlu malid Pic It nek would changed this cannot be conicetured But it was tho gossip of Europo tint the present oung; emperor before Ins accession, had is his utimates a clique headed hj Count on known to bo ixiinucal to Bismarck, an 1 which was roundel is a warlike partv In this feeling all o[ sli in s To this feehng it rcqt n d repeated pacific ut toranceb on the pait of the joumiR einienr and tho apparint centum nice of Bisnnrck in his position Bui tlto significant w as the ation of Count 011 aldeisee to a high position in the irm> and fiio t.ObG to the enipcim. The oiitsmod patiiic tone nf tho new ntler finally tilmcd fcuiopc at le ist to the belief that is not immediately M table but at the same time both f term nv and Ftaiico wont on with tlie tcifedion of their armament and increase of tin ir armies and talking peace and quietness, the emperor showed his tin r mghly warlike tendencies bj his 11 tense inti rest in u s immense armies an I in their mcasmcs THF 111 lit rr i v But fiom tnno to tune tral tilings have leaked out which indicate tn it theie would no doubt have been a rupture ion e be fore between Emperor William and k but for two deterent conditions First the chancellor ic garded lnnisolE and was sis tlie crea tor of the empire feccon 1 the n of tl c debt of gratitude of tho IIoheii7ollern family to Bismarck rested be on the voi ng cm peror and ho could not aff rd an issue with the chancellor too soon as it Hoc him in au unpleasant position before his subjects In the meantime jouiig 'XV illiam, tilled with exalted ambitions, deteiinmed to occupy tlio position of the ei iitral figure in Germany There has been much In his acti( us to make tho surety that he would be a second Freiler ck the Ore it Having this presented before his am bitiouseyp he is hl'ed with enthusiasm to work good as as things, and befme him is unfolded a field of the richest rarest and most abundant opportunities in the con- dition of oppressed labor hether this la-st moAO has m( t the bitterest opposition of BJS marck, and led to his resignation, cannot be told Whether tins action is clearly and Surely oixt of his own inatic fancy or not is ithc'ilt to ei am it is no rnler er took as bold a step w ith moio apparent though tl essness WAIT1AO FOR THE NEXT It is no wonder that the iron chancellor shook tlie dust of the court from his sandals, and, followed by his son sulks with many dire predictions in his camp, "while the rest of rojal Europo stands aghast at the sight of this rash oung man playing with nre-brande For in interference with labor can be seen nothing else than the encouragement of social disturbances involiine the worst results "With socialism rampant, with anarchy, with nihil- ism 111 tho air he breathes, would be in- carnation in the position of everything antag- onistic to such to offer them his knee by winch to mount to his throat This Is what the employing classes see in his dangerous movement This is whafBSsmarck sees As for the laboring classes, they will surely take of his move, but it will be to the emperor's cost Moanw hile wnth Bismarck ont, the peace Europe is in the hands of this rash yonng ruler With France and Germany, each like separated only by a frail barner, regard- ing each other with sullen while augmenting gradually their already enormous armies, and wfith them their birraen of taxa- tion until each army now represents quite three million the financial burden is fast approaching the limit (Vf ability of even frugal people to bear up under The question wnll these immense arma- ments be peacefully discontinued, or will war ensne as a solution? Which will succeed, and what will be the eff on the map of Europe 7 A PREDICTION OF WAR To the first question, emphatically yes There will be war, and the question IB who will or Germany? The casual observer is liable to promptly say Germany Be not too sure of this What the French soldiers did in Europe under Napoleon the Gteat indicates what their rank and file were There is notlung in their defeat in 1870 to cast one shadow upon their glorious courage Be assured U was bad generalship and corruption that had to do with French defeat High powder, magazine guns military railways, electricity, all make war a different thing now It is safe to predict a future war there will be It will he snort and unsangaln- ary What kaleidoscopic changes it will make ou the map of ifl beyond the ken of man England is jealotw of Austria, jealous of the power of Germany England is worried at certain uneasiness in India, whose Sepoj people are held subject by bribery and a mere handful of troops, but who are being educated to the faith There is in this situation only food for (wntomplation and conjecture There are squalls ahead There are clouds upon the honson whose shadow IB now spreading o> er Eitrope like a sombre pall Fire on a Bujcar Plantation. HAVANA, March 20 dispatch from Cen fuesoe says that a fire at Central Constsmaa plantation destroyed arrobes of sugar COUNTING THE PEOPLE. HOME Of TITS QVKSTIOS8 WHICH irnj. BE UNDER THE PENALTY OF A FINE. March [Special irj thing U now ready at tho census depart- ment to Begin counting tlie people of the mted The manner of getting at the number of people will be simple A isor Jias c iarge of each district He appoints the numerators the districts and is responsible far the r zeal and accuracy iSo munieraUir is to look after a subdn mon of nore th iu 4 000 and he must a resident of he subdivision and familiar with a great number of the people The eim in craters are to start ont on Monday, Tune 2 Those in cities of inoro than nhabit-uits finish in -weeks, those in the cmmtrj arc a mouth Iheso men from to 8100 each THF O.L1- TO IB ASKKI> Hero is the list of questions to he asked "With tho eiiumeiator must go to each amih and get to all tho questiona 1 Citve Christian name in full, and, initial of middle n itiie surniuie 2 Wbetlier a soldier sailor or marine during M cuiltttir (e-mted fc-titts or coiifederatt.) or ulow uf surh perion J Relationship to head nf family 4 Vt hot her white or Iti ick mulatto, quadroon, octoroon, CLinest, Japaut-eoi Indijji 5 Sex b Age at nearest birthday If und-r one Sue age In mnths um itmloycd hiring the census >ear June 1 I'-Ht t M H 1 IMO) Vtu nd mte it si hool (in months) during the Tune 1 1 s89 to M ij 31 10 t read u Vile ti> write _1 Al le to spi an. I nglisli If not, the language t 2 lit (her from acute or clir mu list uiit, ut ( and length of tune till! t r pit i rr ind Is the home nl Inrod or is it 1 I in 11 i mi i ilicr ot the filing _7 If win b% I ncE or int n her >t family i-tthe h no fri.c fiom iinu 11 eunil nine js II tin. he ul tiic i u i far iifr Is the 1-irin wlnih ho ultuatcs liuitl is it owned hj limi i t n of faiiiiiy J) If owned b> lieTil or ml r of fain 115 13 tin liiHtfrccfr m ini c ii the In n o or firm owned 1 head or i Miher oi f n H mtl post address of >wm.r If ua one rofi 'its to Ausiicr tlieso :eept, ptih ips as to age 111 case of females, thej are li iblc tt a fine of Superintendent Poiti r expects to have a f torrt 11 o-.timate of tlie i opulatinn of the tati s and if uly earlj in August 1I D who has it in eharge, sajs that fl will be expended on tbe mam build- ing, winch -nil! be 300 feet by 300 feet and stones in height, with an inner court 200 feet square The material to be used is white marble granite and sandstone Ground mil be broken April 15th, an I work on the build- ing pushed rapidly A loving Lady's Suicide. JOT.IRT, Ills March 20 Jessie White, the nineteen-year-old daughter of James S White an. old resident, committed suicide last in a most sensational manner She e in a buggy up and down Chicago street eral times, bowing and smiling to acquaint auces Finally, when nearly in front of the hotel she stopped the horse, drew a revoHer from a box and shot herself through the heart Several gentlemen rushed to tho carnage just 111 time to catch her body as it was falling into the street It is believed that the young lady was demented, as a result of a long series of persecutions at the hands of an anonymous and scurrilous nter, who has been annoy- ing her for three jears, and who has remained nndifjcov ei ed An Artist's Crime. KANSAS CITY, Mo, March Times St Joseph, Mo, special says Fred Jones, aged nineteen years, a crayon artist, was ar- rested today for counterfeiting United States 55 treasury notes Jones's method of counter- feiting- was peculiar He used no dyes, but made crayon copies of genuine notes The counterfeits are pronounced by officers to be exceptionally deceptive The Rivers NEW ORLEANS, March 20 nver here continues to ary from. 16.5 to 16 7 Levees in this district are all reported in fair condition. A crevasse occurred at Jesuit's Bend, in Plaquemine parish, in front of Oak Point plan tat on The break is now fifteen feet wide The river is falling slowly at Natchez, Baton fionge, St Joseph and Plaqnemme. The Fourth Fire tn Ten Days., 8 C March 20 A fire occurred in the trough way leading from the picker room to the main building at the Piedmont factory, at Piedmont, yester- day The damage is estimated at 9900, f n fly insured This is tbe fourth fire in the cotton mills of thia section within the past ten JTJ5 SIS IT IS DEAD BEYOND HOPE. Vote Against It Than Kvet Democrat Ex- pelled, from the KKW Marcli petrcSenm mar- ket opened steady at bat after tbe first few minutes became weak on forced and declined steadily until tha close, which was weak at WASHISGTOX, March 20 has been a sad day for poor old Blair educational bill was "buried beneath the coltf, cold sod by hia colleagues in the senate Tbe bill How- ever, when Blair saw his bill had been buned, ie changed his vote from to no, in order to mote a reconsideration He will, perhaps make this motion tomorrow, but there is no chance for lam now, for ery member of the senfcte was either paired or oted There w as not a aing'o name unaccounted for Senator ftuitt for the bill while Senator Brosvn paired in favor of it Both Tcn- ues4ee aenators voted against the bill, as did the-' and men Tho South Carolina, Alabama and Mies ssippi senators divided, Senators Hampton, Pngh and George for the bill Senator Pasco, of 1 ,orula and the two Virginia senators also for if The republican vote against tho 11 v, as larger than cr before THE DEBATE On motion of Senator Iiigalls, the educa tioual bill was taken up at 1 o'clock as unfin- shed business Mr Blair resented the motion as an inter- ference, without reference to himself or any Consultation by one was not in charge of unfinished business He said that he take notice and govern himself ac- cordmgtj BATF SPEAKS Jfr Bate alluded to somo remarks of Mr Blair (in his opening speech oa the bill) that reflected on the sta'e of Tennessee as a lag gard in regard to her educational interests, and asserted thifc Tennessee was not a lag gaid, did not stand m real, but occupied a place in the front rank abreast, not only of the times, but of her sisters in the umon He that he had lis- tenod patiently and politely to speeches for five or six dajs, but that he had then grown weary and sought refuge in tho house of rep- rcientatnes, and that it was then that the re- marks to which he took objection were made His colleague (Mr Hams) had also retired to the cloak r oin That was in explanation nf the remarks not being replied to at the time He went on to refute the statement made by Air Blair and to show the liberal provision which the state of Tennessee had made for common hool e lucation, and for colleges and universities la tbe course of Ins remarks ho gpoko of the .otter of School Supenn ten dent Moses, of North Carolina (on which Mr Blair had lelied for his statement) as untrue and slanderous Coming to apeak of the bill itself, he opposed it because it would cause the people to rely on the federal treasurj for the support and man- aaen-eBt of public schools of tho interior wrjuld, dispofiso national funds under fuitional law s, and Iiav the keys of a hundred thousand school houses hanging at his girdle, that girdle would become as potent in politics as tbe sceptre of any crow ncd head School would be used in political campaigns of partisan demagogues The tendencj of the bill was dangerous It fascinated and charmed but it destroyed It wooed to destruction as tho siren of Capria It would lead to despot ism It a dagger behind a ser- pent coiled beneath the rose BLAItt APOLOGIZES TO INGALLS Mr Bl ur lose to close the debate He apol ogyed to Mr Ingalls for the heated remark wlfieh he haJ made today when that senator submitted a motion which was unusual, but he noij that motion had riot been unfriendly feeling to him (Mr Blair) er to the bill He did not desire to av ail himself of the agreement that he was to occupy an hour in closing the debate, but was willing to submit the matter without further discussion He desired that the question, which was one between the children of tho country and the countrj itself, should be decided on its merits He asked for a vote en the hill and the pend- ing amendment Mr Haw ley suggested that the senators had expectetfHhat the debate was not closed till 3 o clock, and thit, therefore, the vote should not be taken before that hour BLAIR READS A> FSSAY Mr Blair recognized the propriety of the suggestion, and set to work to fill up the time by reading an essay which iie had prepared, on the general snbject of tho bill Having finished reading the paper i- dently a lecture delivered to s colored audi- ence) some ten minutes before 3 o clock, Mr Blair occupied that tea minutes in extempore AMENDMENTS The senate tfien proceeded to v ote on the bill and amendment The flnt vote was on the three amendments offered by Mr Moody, of South Dakota, to the effect that the i lliterates among the Indians shall he included in the calculations Mr Blair said that there was no objection to the amendments Mr. Moody's amendments were agreed to. Mr Plumb offered an amendment to dis- tribute the fund among the states in proportion to population between ten and twenty-one years of age Rejected THE BILL DEFRATED The senate then proceeded to vote on the third reading and engrossment of the mil When the vote was concluded and it was know 11 that it had resulted against (he Nil, Mr Blair changed his vote from aye to no, so as to make a motion to reconsider The result was then announced as yeas 31, nays 27, as follows Yeas, Allen, Allison, Chandler, Cullom, Dawea, Dolph, Edmunds, Bvartt, Higglns Hoar, McMiUan, Mandenon, Mitchell. Moody, Merrill. Petttgrew, Flatt.ftanire, Sanford, Stewart, Stockbridge, Teller, Wiilfton, of Iowa. Barlow Colquitt, DanieL George, Hampton, Hearst, Pasco, AldricB, Blair, Da via Xttxon, Parwell, Frre, Rate, Hawley, Hiscock, Nevada. Pierce, Plnmb. Sawyer, Sherman, Spooner, Walcott. Bate, Blackburn, Blodgett, Cockrell, Coke, Faulkner, Gorman, Harris, Jones, of Keuna, MOL Reagan, Turpie, Vest, Voorhees, Wai' and Wilson, of Mineonri -37 The following pairs were announced But- ler, Vance, Paddock, Casey, Gibson, Brown, and Call, (who were for the with Quay, McFherson, Bust is, Bansom, and Cameron, (who were against Mr Blair made a moiion to reconsider the rote, wfcich motion was entered, and then, on motion of Mr Edmunds, the senate proceeded to the consideration of executive btunness. MR. tt AMD ALL RBCOVBKrNO Mr Randall is steadily improving His health is better at present than any time dor- ing his long illness He has been free from any set-backs, and takes a lively interest in all congressional affairs, and u daily sought and consulted by hia many fnends and colleagues His return to the capital is earnestly wished to be as soon the spring weather is settled. He seems confident that he will be able to re- old seat before tins aewfon clmes. -aJlOTOBB TCB1TBD OUT Another democrat robbed of Ida mt the house today This is tho fourth seat that has been stolen from the democrats this ses- sion But Tom Reed and his highwaymen are not tbrongh yet There are ten or twelve more seats they want, and they are going to get them The man turned out today was Barnes Compton, of Maryland He has served five years in the house, and had become one of tlie most distinguished members However, there was a joung republican named Mndd, Vrho wanted his seat, although he had no shadow of title to it To increase tlietr major- ity the republicans simply in formed Compton lus name was Mudd, and it w as so There was no bolting from either part} Ei ery man was on hand or paired, and the v ote stood to 145 Compton made a manlj speech just be the vote was taken, iu which he said that he knew the republican guillotine was ready for him, but he would foil -without a quiver for he and everj one else, knew that he was. justly entitled to his seat, it would go to the world tltar, although he was fairly elected, he was robbed of his seat WILL GO TO BRUNSWICK Mr W J Fennjmaii the special ropresen- tativeof the city of Biunswick, tod 15 ex tended, through Secretary Blame, an mv ita tioii to tl o Pan American congress to v isu that citj ou the trip south Tho itation was ac cepted, and W E Cartis, who is making up the Umiary of the journey, has decided that the Pan-American congress shall btop at At- lanta, Augusta, Macon, Columbus and Brm a wick Mr Curtis, h> the way, that the citv of Brunswick had a larger tride vvitli the South and Central American countries than any city in the United States outside of New York The exports from BrunswicV to South America alone exceed thirty millions, mostly composed of lumber and nav al supplies MR GBIVIES'S VVOB.K Mr Grimes introduced a bill m the house today, providing for a preJiminarj survey and estimate of the of making tho Chattahoo- cheo rn er igab'c betw ecu West Point and Fraiikl n, in Heard county The hill was re ferred to the committee on nv ers and haibors Mr Grimes will go befoie that committee in a fcwdajs to explain the situation He tho survey will cost onlv a verj small amount, and he thinks it will be found that the stream can he made nav igahlo at a smiU cost The Brunswick delegation made a splendid impreision upon the river and harbor commit tee today when they askeil a surrey of the outer Brunswick harbor The members of the committee wild this afternoon, that m all prob- ability there request would be granted They will go before tlie public building- committee tomorrow Doctors E T Adair William Shankle, and H irdeman, of Uar IWMV e are here to- day CHHISTIF IS GETTING THFRK Mr C C Nichols, of THB CONSTITUTION-, the king of American advertising agents, is here putting in some good work Mr Xichols has been on a six months' tour through the north and west and in that time has secured worth of advertising for THE DAILY and CONSTITUTION lie sajs THB CONSTITUTION will print more of hist RIVERS ANlTHAUBORS Judge Crisp appeared before the river and harbor committee today, asking for an appro- propnation for tho Oconee, Ocmulgee and Flint nv era The committee will give them, but it seems now that the i hances m favor of the nver and harbor bill becoming a law are verj slight _ E W B Confirmed by the Senate. WASHINGTON, March 20 In executive ses- sion of the senate this afternoon, the nomina- tion of W W Russell to he postmaster at Anderson courthouse South Carolina, was confirmed by a party v oto on a call of the ayes and noes Tins nomination has been held up for some weeks 011 the objection of South C irohna senators The nominations of Juilne Swayne, Attor- ney Stripling and Marshal Mizell, of the northern district of Florida, will, it is be- lieved, be confirmed The senate has confirmed the nominations of A R Nminger Vnited States marshal of the northern distnct of Alabama and the fol lowing postmasters South Carolina W W HusioTl, Anderson Tennessee C S Moss, Franklin P E Gnfhth, Winches- ter, s P Summers, Abingdon TREMKUNG TORIES, Salisbury Addressee London a Meeting- I LONDOW, March 20 A meeting of conserv- ative members of parliament called by Salisbury, was held at the Cnrlton club house today Salisbury made an address in which he said he regretted the slow progress of business in the house of commons The government, he declared, was compelled to deal with obstructions of the most determined kind He trusted that every supporter of the government at whatever cost to Ins personal convenience, would give unremitting atten- tion to bus parliamentary duties The tfthes bill and land purchase bill were of paramount importance The tithes bill must pass its sec oiid reading before the Easter recess He be lieved that the proposals contained in the hind Eurr hase bill are such as to secure the unan- nous support of the liberal unionists In regard to assisted education, on which subject there was mnch misrepresentation, Lord Salisbury begged members to reserve their opinion until the measure ta introduced Lord Salisbury ridicules the report that par- liament would soon be dissolved He declared that the new Irish bill would secure the pos- session of landlords to their property Lord Salisbury also expressed tlie hope that the difficulty with the United States over tbe Bebring sea question would be settled soon, bat, he said, with such a susceptible a nation as America, Great Britain cannot negotiate at the top ot her voice This remark was greeted wtth lond laughter _ _ The Xdibor Coafci-enee BERI.IK, March 20 The labor conference is working with unexpected rapidity and success The Sunday committee has practically finished its labors, having arrived at a compromise, advising that rest on church holidays be obli- gatory only for women, young and children _ _ MB Bnroed Oat AgmlM. COLORADO SFBWOS, March 20 For over a year there has been a bitter var be- tween the prohibition and anil-prohibition ele- ment in tliis city The fee lice was so bitter that two months ago tbe residence of Mayor Stockbridge, a prominent prohibitionist, was burned to the ground The loss was and it is rumored bis political enemies had a hand in the matter At a meeting of tbe republican and liberal parties last night, Mr Stockbridge was nominated for mayor, and this morning at 5 o'clock his new residence was fired and burned to tbe ground The loss is The American hotel, adjoining, was damaged _ Uoottnjt EurArLA, Ala-, March 20 [Special Tme COKSTITUTIOK man went round to look at the floats for the big carnival on the 26th inst There were forty or fifty of them ftad they are prettily decorated Tbe Burial of m Doctor. Enrf-AOtA, Ala., March 39 Dr. XL B Jfohnstone, a prominent physician was buried at 4 30 o'clock from the Pnabyte- lion chorea. The of the town acted af and crowd large. DESTBOYED BY FIRE. SEVENTEEN HOUSES DESTROYED. Tlie Firemen Have a Hard Time in Checking The ami Insurance Casualties. Fla M irch CO trons tire at o lorL this morning two blocks of buildings m ilH a suburb, and a boarding house n the citj proper cam- ing a loss of nearly 000 The iirst alarm was soimilcil at 2 10 for a fire m the inimeiisa store and waieliouse comprising half a block, owned and occupied bj Ifeiirj L llienthal as a drs goojs grocers wine and liquor store on in 1 streets In an tliet-n- tire b otk a-, in hamcs A wind fined the fla nes an 1 in i f w minutes the roofs of the surroi Tiding buildings were in i blaze in A dozen pli( os At a quarter to 3 o clock tlie fH nes loipcA structure owned aid oocnn cd In C1 M C on- ro> -is a w me ind hcnior store It as i in ISH iiiMdo of three in and in half an 1 our nothing ttis left of it J E Bow lull's new bathhouse of i rick and stctod on RndffB street, within tn o Lillcnthtl a. The n Aincs attickel the pine nlow cusinea of the north suit just J o cl k A [i hcennn burst in the front door iud luikened the sleeping within He rushed down stairs m his shirt and drawers ind fore he could finish dressing, tho entire build- ing was tilled with smoke attempt waa made to get a stream on the outside but with little success Fiio minutes liter it was plain that the bithhouse was doomed At 3 o'clock the Coloseum n is one miss of flames, so dense that its shape e% en could not be recognized >ext to the Conros store ou tho south, was another brick building also the property of Lilhentln! It WAS occupied by in s meat niirket and ck s f xc- tor> It was i pile of bneit ind ahhes at minutes past three THP o c'ock the wind c irnod the flimes across Vdauis street to northeist corner of the in- tersection-with Bridge strict A low itnodt u structure first burned tJiPti i smiM house be- longing to Porcher ind Englo succumhcl tn the fllines almost before the occupants could get their furniture ont to this was a large wooden structure formerly known as The an apartmuut hotel or boird- inghou. e Th s t night fire on tha upper baJronv From botise to house fhe fire leiping until one on the otl or side of Adaius betnern CHj and Bridge streets, had been reduced to Bj heroic tbe firemen (.uccecdcd in checking tlio fire at 4 iO o i lock so that tha row of houses on the southside of Monroe street The department is 1 andi- c ipped by not ing enough trained men for so lirgo a fire, but tho mt n I owe r did noble work under the grt a of to 2. At CharleMon H C Vurfc 10 Philadelphia 7 At Anguttlne yesterday Oliver S CampbeU and O Stuart Smith won the national tr tt-nnia doul les 1 Defeating 1 Henry <5 Treveet and Bodruan i Beacft eeta vat of five Twenty five thousand ttnn of steel rails been recently imported Mexico for one in tha construction of Thw tranaa'-tion is ftnt SKceMBfnl competition In Mexico with tho act. jucMwncD. JUreli 20 -Tearing Mi tempt wilt tie wade to trncb the wgrrt, Muecoc, now In lat! of Hie mnrdwrf banged, a MfltUry company now gnaxdnc ;