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Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - November 25, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia THE ATLANTA CONSTI OL. 5X11. ATLANTA. GA.. TUESDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 25. PAGES. jHF DOUBLE STANDARD f BE AVrOClTED >a NO LONGER A "GOLD BUG." ,jory That Senator "Vest ojjjit tbe Conversion of the to the Standard. I I Jo JNGTON "Noveu J4 n circulat or 1 n, tod v to tho effect -er Cleveland 1 as to nj lotcly flopped h er question an 1 will in ear y y to declare n public his com ersion (Tie ireo coungt of tho metal 1113 I I C OED v pi tircbident of tlio Lnittd States, Air i d "at just is in Ui of a as .ruin or n or Edmunds He an oppor mitj to say that it v jgj f hat cou d be placed ou with go d as mo icy and that the i ecu -eofsther r iny dcci led increase in money rtsu t disastrously to (Icielanl is a i candidate f fa- ho nresidoncy and ideiith seus the no- of gett i g into lino his p irty on e ironey question I EH or est can Le credited ith bringuig i Cleye au 1 s ersion The story I T eo or fot r days 1 More the adjournment a -st on of a number of j -uc seiia ors M ere gathered together in je oaLnxin db the political ojt- A Ssnutors Barbour Gorman v est ance a Pherson n ere of tf o partj At least lor e- o the senators njmeil dec ared that C e ina stood no chanco n1 atever for the EH on A "Vest snoke of evident s tariff record and roam- tiice I he was tho inaii in an! would be nomirated bj. accla- ajii u y7 One of the party said that i ind cou d er get an electoral vote in .is on accoui t of his silver record THE LfcTTEl LJCD Senator CSL put ed from his pocket ivluc i 1 e had received that morning Jr Cleveland la it tho ex president m the writer I id itaJ carefully all ments advai te i ju both houses in re gtr he silver bill aua lie freely ind onfessed tl at ho had been rong on at on in the past Ho declared that to T IOT ready to announce his con-; ersion to double standard theory The story soesthat and will in the near jiu ay publicly substantially hat he said u i Eer to he Missouri senator iy OV H4.-VD sentatiua Clements, of Georgia is one j I i est arrivals in the city .Mr Clements in I e democratic members in the pres- to v -mo will not a hand m the egii i t the nity second congress having iwt >i for tfe nomination bv an alliance 1? Hii> successor may prove a good "iJ (i, but will nnd hard work to reputation which Mr Clements 8 Mr Clements "the election surprise in some particulars Ecnatoml question tomorrow juaht Kolb ig the doubtful quantity in the contest If he throws his force to beay, Seay will be nomi- nated If he conies down in favor of Push fugii mil go in like a cvclone THE WOKUD'S FAIR Under Whose Management Will It. Be Held" A Met tint of the Director} ence was he.d today by the iomt co'nmuteVof ine national commission and local directory of the Bond's fair, with the view of determining the much disputed question of m the management of the fair The director claimed that the SI 000 000 fund must be ex> HAVE THE TBUE GRIT TSE OS3IOCSA.TS OF JT.EIF BA3 SaiBE MEET TO THWART CHANDLER'S SCHEME To Be Carried Ont at tbe Special Session o tho Will Be Thereto Frustrate It. d must pended undei its immediate supervisi ject to tho approval of the commiaaion There rtj was ivl it I hid Esjured the dam_ joritj -nould be in tho neit house p o tlie o ection The big victory gives tlio democratic party ery pos t i electing their president in 1892 Oh the nominee -will r depend on which of the New York ca i tarrv the "New delegation, h a western mui might be nominated 01 all I do not think the democratic on uieielj convene to endorse the ot Neir the master and some min may ctrry away the prize from leielindaud Hill rjtlmg is exceedingly piosporous in f1 11 jnst now riie cotton crop 13 bi" south is rich fast L can't i will be done about tae force bill I a I is itself so rad callj wrong in princi 'fit should nei er bo parsed The future "jofthesoutu however is so well as Jat it cin t be mrt by any force bill THE VEN 4.TOK S 1.KOTHEK He Other Side of the fence Hiiu in Politics J VSTOMO November 24 [Spo- t of United ate r of Colorado has a rttv for tie past several dajs lav V, h extonoive ranch wh cli AM V Brando mer between Lagie Piss Sam alcott uab "f i cut of Texas fo- nearly i quarter j nndheig -i thorough fronticrs- ry respect He was formerly one at extensive woo growers in the exclusively in ousiucto He is totallj unlike his na or Wolcott both m apDearaiice I1 r, cad of oeing a republican he r democrat and m coniersation correspondent lie ex ie f as being h jrhly pleased with tue recont e ootiou is not I kely to be a serious division on this point but a gravef issue is the matter of sohc- itu s exhibits L nder the commission's inter- pretation the direccpra could do nothing in this direction without the appinval of the commis- sion and that the directory seriously objects to ino boird also objects to tho com mission s interpretation of the net, holding that the board has no power to originate any action in regard to exhibitors, foreign or do- niestjc The piogress of the fair will depend largely on the temper of the two bodies, for if either should become obstinate a deadlock might ejsue, and the consequences bo moit If a satisfactory settlement la reached there aro but other important things for the commission to do it this session One is to iccopt the plans and specihcations which will bo presented to it by its grouuda and buiidinffsconimittee. and the other is to certify 000 000 1v Stein ou the street after she came out of lie theater He grabbed her and attempted o drag her to a lonely part of the town, but he free I herself from his grasp and ran About an hoar later he heard the pistol shot ana recognised in the murdered man the same reraon who made the assault on Mrs McCabe ;he testimony of Nesstti caused much excite- ment m the courtroom, as it was unexpected THE JNAVASSA KIOTEItS, Democrats, Are Again In Caucus IJ-KT AU "November Mraatom] caucus was called to noes ton ghc aud 121 members tiierrames Mr Hi dley offered at tbe caucus wvi ind r ilc I out of order by tbe c a r-ad a no e addressed to le t ad been called home sud- "3s ai d in the event the same -teade 1 to others that Mr Cor a to casu his vote for himaelt 44, Kolb 42 -llofr-Pugh, 48 Kolb, 38, u L 4D, Kolb, 40, a Clem Kolb, 30 Kolb, 3G, o adjourn, Kolb. 3T, ed to adjou-n, and the yeas led for which resulted mil s on the roll call of the ben lents 2 'e a motion t vote of ol to o J The world s fair national commission today passed resolutions offered by Commissioner Claggett, of Washington, that congress be asked to allow the use of a penalty envelope for business of the commission F i Jajcox trafhc manager appointed by Director General Davis has placed hisresigna- tion in the hands of the director general President Palmer was to confer with tho speaker of the house of representa tives, with the view of securing the proper appointment of two commissioners from. Alaska The report of the committee on awards was adopted This recommends bronze medals and certificates instead of monev premiums Ihc foreign affairs committee s report rccom mended the adoption of W F Curtis s scheme to establish a bouth American bureau at Washington The committee thought the scheme ild produce an attractive and val- uable exhibit Mr Thatcher of New York, opposed the re port His principal objection he said was t ie partisan and political character of the scheme The gentleman who pro- Dosed the plan was better equipped tor it than anv other man in the country, but he personally lepreaented the gentleman who is now aecretarv of state Ho objected to having the oihrial seal of the com mission put on a matter of purely political purpose, aud whicn he behoved was originated to further the political fortunes of the distin- guished gentleman who occupied the Mr Jones offered a resolution declaring that it not desirable to open tho presidential campaign in on this floor at this time, and recommending that tho committee's re- port be indefinitely postponed Mr Waller said there was not a shadow of politics m the committee's report There waa not a man on the committee who would not despise- him if he thought he had permitted politics to influence his action If Mr Blame got any benefit through the action of the com- mittee in arranging for a feoath American ex hibit, be was entitled to it Pending discussion the commission ad journed THE L.ADT SIAVAGER8 1 he board of Jady managers of the world's fair resumed its session today JIrs John A Logan urged that the business be hurried th rough .Ladies if we defer action much longer wo shall ho tho laughing stock of the nation said she Every we stay here costs the nation, over T et us do something aud save ourselves from ridicule Addresses were made by Miss Frances E Wilhord, Miss Harriet Hosmer and others Among the matters proposed by the different members of the board were That an adminis- tration building for the use of tbe board be erected on the fair giounds that there should not he a seperate building for the exhibition of woman A wcrk, that the sal iry of tbe secre- tary be 000 exhibit be pa nod with a statement specifying that said exhibit is or is not introduced m whole or in, part by female labor Advance in Window FINDLAY O Nov ember 24 price of window glass it is reported here, will be ad vanced 5 per cent tomorrow by the American Window Glass Company, the name of tbe new trust which now controls forty-one factories in. the west including those of Pitts- much improvement A Je number of Indians from Rosebud ageacy are reported moving toward Pine Ridge Just what their purpose is is not known to the army ofueere They may be going to participate in a ghost dance, or they may be on a hostile movement, not knowing that a strone military foroa has been gathered at Pine Eidge General Brooke, who is in command there, reports that he is secure In his position and that friendly Indians are coming to the agency in increased numbers A Minneapolis Minn Tribune specialifrom Standing Rock agency says Indians who are loyal to the government, are as much afraid of the Messiah Indiana as the white people The report of a stampede on the other side of the river, m winch 500 families left home and fled for their lives to Eureka and other towns within a radius of was caused by a woman living at LaGrace, who waa riding along the river and saw a small number of Indians on a sandbar, jelling She galloped home and gave tho alarm, starting for Eureka The families are now returning to their homes Indians m Sitting Bull's camp are still danc- ing, but doing no harm aud aro not molested by the authorities Soldiers here have been drilled to a high point of efHciency CROWDED IN A HOTEL (Kin their fright, Satnrdav evening, at a report that an armed body of Indians, 500 strong, were approaching from the northwest, all Oneida S D and the surrounding vicinity of Sully county gathered into the largest hotel and the men waited, armed, forthefraj Old sick women and children were huddled en masse m the building Tvro chidlreii of Mr Livingston, lying low with scarlet fever, were crowded m exposing the whole company to the dreadful disease Oneida has been furnished 100 guns and 700 rounds of ammu- nition from Tort Sullj TROOPS GOING FOKWABD The -war department is giving every assist- ance in its power to General Miles In addi tion to the mil tary foice in his division ten troops of cavalry stationed in Arizona, New Mexico and Texas and a large force from ort Uiley including two light batteries of artil lery have been forwarded to Pine Ridge agency to reinforce his command All of these movements have bee i sanctioned by the president, who is deeply interested in tho Indian situation THE SCAPK MINNEAPOLIS, November Journal Pierre, S D special sava This is ration day at Cheyenne agency and Indians are con gregatiuff there m large numbers The scare is subsiding Indian Agent Vorville has just returned from the Bad river country, and says tlie Indians there aro abandoning their dancer and promise not to participate in them again WI1X TALK WITH THE INDIANS. Duties of the Commlialon, of Which Mr Pat WalsU IB a Member. WASHINGTON, November 24 Warm Springs Indian commission, of which Patnc'c Walsh of The Augusta Chronic o, has been 'he United States Supreme Court on the Question of Jurisdiction November the su- reme court of the United States todav Justice hray announced the decision of the court m lie rase of the Nava-wa rioters who aro under entence of death in Baltimore, for a murder ominitted on the island of iNavassa in tho aribbean sea, in Ib89, where they were eui- loyod bj a Baltimore firm m working guano eds The case was brought to the supreme ourt on an appeal, the question raised mvolv- ig the jurisdiction of the United States over ie island The court decides that the United tatea have jurisdiction over tbe island and af- tjrms the decision of tho lower court Under this decision the men under sentence ill be executed unless contrary executive ae- on is taken In its decision the court sus- fins the grounds taken by counsel for the States that the act of congress, passed many years ago, providing that guano islands taken possession of by oitizena of the United States and worked by them may be placed un- the jurisdiction of the country by presi- dential proclamation that the law of tho {Tinted States respecting crimes committed on fhe high seogj are applicable tomich islands. that offenders shtfll be tried at tho port to Which they are hrst brought Three of the then are sentenced to hang Their counsel an- nounce that an appeal for executive clemency Vill now be made CHOKED HIS TO DEATH. November 24 is stated tins evening on excellent authority, that at a meeting of the nationalist members of com xnons to be held tomorrow, before the opening of the parJiament Mr Purnell will announce his retirement from the leadership of tho Irish party JDr Davitt, in a speech tomght said (he be Iieved that Mr Parnell would tomorrow prove himself a greater patriot than his enemies be lievedhimto be, by taking a course that would minimize tho danger to autonomy for Ireland Mr Gladstone will say nothing as to the course ho will follow in regard to Mr Parnell a leadership of the Irish party until he has held a consultation with his colleagues The Press Association unde-stands that Mr Paruell will abide by the decision of tho nationalist meeting tomorrow in regard to the leadership of the Irish partv, It also learns that several of Mr Parnell s lolloners have in- timated privately that the Irish cause Tsill best be served by his retirement P4J TO DF DISSOLVED It is learned tint after the verdict had been rendered in the O'Shea divorce case, the con eervatives held a private conference at the Carlton Club and unanimously decided that parliament should immediately be dissolved WHAT THE FAPEB3 SAT The London this morning tells Par- nell that tho movement for home rule cannot be carried to a successful issue if he continues in the leadership of the party. The Hews says The Irish vesselhas struck a rock just as she was entering liarbor She cannot easily be floated but she lias a Jonah on board The liberals do not bear ill will but Parnell must see that agreat sac rince is necessary OF ITNUSlAIi BREVITY. interested person Testimonv -nas also ad- duced to support the theory that a certain creditor had been favored with funds at bank after the assignment CAPTAIK IS GBITTl And to Pnt The lorkville Inomrer on Its YOKKTIHE S C, [Special] Captain L M Grist proprietor of Tlie En qmrer which burned out jesterdaj, -nil! start north Wednesday for the purpose of pur- chasing a new outfit his intention being to renew tho publication ot the paper as soon as possible Captain Gnat will bo accompanied by hi3 staff0 E Grl3t Oi The En1ulrer It seems that tho loss of the paper, should it he suspended, would bo reKarded as an almost irreparable loss to the entire county, and the big-hearted citizens of tho town have already offered all the practicable help thatrHigbt be needed, unsolicited Captain Gnat howerer Is still on his feet and has not the slightest idea of giving up to the fire the creation of a lifetime's earnest efforts While the proprietor is making his arrango- nwmts for a now ontflt, his sons, of whicn ho has nre, all practical newspaper men are making every effort to restore the burned subscriptions, and will be ready in a few weeks to send the resurrected Enquirer to all its subscribers They announce that all cur- rent contracts will be filled out to the letter, and ask no indulgence, except a few week's ARE INVOLVED Sltttnjze Freak of an ATJffiiwna XXictor Wlille Insane FALKVILLE Ala November 24 [Special Dr "William Turner, ol this place, list night, choked his wife to death ivhile in a fit of in sanitv The murder caused grea. excitement, and it was necessary to place Di Turner under the protection of a strong guard until the people understood that lie wiscrazy The murderer was tho leading physician of this place, but several years ago became in- saiie He was confined in the state insane asvlum until eighteen months ago, when he wis discharged as cured A few days ago svmptoms of insanity again developed but he was not considered dangerous While in bed with his wife last night he choked her to death Turner talks freely about the murder and Ins wife attacked him and he killed her in self-defense Turner weighs 180 pounds and is a powerful man physicallv, while his wife was a delicate woman weighing only ninety pounds The Queen's Speech to Be Read in Parlia- ment LONDON, queen's speech, which will he read at the opening of parlia- ment tomorrow, was communicated at to- night s ministerial dinners The speech is of unusual brevity After reference to land's fneudlv relations the speech alludes to the negotiations with Portugal relative to Africa, and with Italy concerning east Africa, as yet not brought to a successful con elusion The temporary arrangement with Portugal respecting bhire nver and waterwaja in the interior paves the for an eventual treaty The hope is exp-essed that t ie negotiations now progressing with France concerning the Newtoundland fisheries will soon lead to a sat- isfactory aett emcnt and tlio promise is made that papers relating to tho matter will be laid before parliament at an early date The queen next alludes to tbe threatened potato famine m Ireland She expresses re- gret at the existing condition of affairs, and says sho trusts that measures will be taken to mitigate the people's distress The speech further says that bills will be introduced relative to land purchase in Ire- land, tithes, assisted execution and reform. private bULlegislation for Scotland and an extension of local government in England If the work the session permits, a bill relative to local government in Ireland will also be introduced Among the minor measures to De submitted are bills relating to the liability ol employers and to friendly societies and savings banks DIE BY ELECTRICITY. Case of the OIi adjournment, anti Pugh strength, which if concentrated on one -'combinationwill tonight, M> Seay and Kolb forces 0 other most hkeh the lat- n in favor of the other In ral contest will be clpse still the PuSh c in I jubilant tonisnt aken in the legislature snot behoved there 1 in the vote from u lie outlook tonight ten tment of the vexed Coal Miners on a Strike SOMERSET, KY November at appointed a member, was provided for by the Indian appropriation bill of the last sesi on of congress It is composed ot three members of whom not more than two can be of the same politics The other two members are H H Dufor, of Oregon, and Mark A FuUerton of Colfax, Wash Mr Walsh takes the place of William H Dill, a prominent Pennsylvania democrat, who declined The duty of the commission is to visit and thoroughly investigate and determine the cor- rect location of -tbe northern line of the Warm Springs Indian reservation m Oregon It is also to vijjt the Colvtlle Indian reservation in the state of Washington, and negotiate with the ColTilIe and otner Indians on that reserva- tion for the cession of such a portion of the reservation as the Indians may be wilhnir to dispose of in order that it may be opened to A_ tur The Supreme Court on the Japanese, Jugiro. WASHINGTON, November supreme court of the United States today aflirmed the judgment of the circuit court for tho southern district of New Judge Lacombe pre siding, in the case of Shibuya Jugiro, the Japanese confined m Sing Sing prison, New- York, under sentence of death by olectncm It was sought to secure Jugiro's release on a writ of habeas corpus on tho ground that the Keminier case had demonstrated that elec- tricity was a ciuel and unusual punishment ana as such was prohibited by (he constitution Chief Justice Fiilloi announced the decision of the court The court affirmed the judg- ment upon authority of the decision in the Kemmler case There was no written opin ion and the court did not go into considera- tion of the points raised by Jugiro s counsel, stating that, far as federal questions wore concerned, the case did not differ from that of Kemmler is brhexed, destroys the last legal resort of tho counsel for Jygiro BY THE TROOPS. Their Presence Puts the Bfshopulle Negroes to Flight. COLUMBIA S C November 24 1 Upon the arrival of tho Sumter Light In- fantry, m Bishopville, the scene of yesterday's not, at 10 o last night, the negroes dis- persed in every direction and all resistance was ended Ihoie were 500 armed negroes in the town when tho otnpany of thirty nve men in United States uniform arrived in a special tram hut, at the first roll of the drum, the negroes began to melt away, and in a half hoar they were out of sight. The sheriff im mediately arrested twelve ringleaders, and sent them today to the Snmter jail About twenty other arresta will be made In the hrst conflict between the races there were about thirty shots exchanged a negro first A Gale on the Coast of Great Britain, LOMJOV, November 24 violent gale still prevails in the English channel and elsewhere along the coast of Great Britain A number of wrecks and collisions have been reported The British steamer Uppmgham, Cardiff for Port fcaid, is ashore at Hartland Twenty-one persons were rescued from the steamer The hrst oihcer was lost A boat containing five of the crew IB missing Experimenting With the Lymph COLOGNE, November 24 series of exper imenti have been conducted here by Or Prior with the Koch carative lymph Forty- ty fivo physicians attended the experiments In all cases the following the in jections of lymph precisely similar to those described by Profesaor Koch A French Manufactory Bnrned. PAEIS, November 25 Screpel's dry goods manufactory, at Roubeaux, was burned today I.OBB Six hundred persons are thrown out of employment The United States Rolling Stock Company in Court. MONTGOMERY, ALA Nov Brothers Willett Willett, of Aniuston, and lompidns Troy, of this city, petitioned to- day Judge Bruce of tbe United States court for the southern ision of the northern dis- trict of Alabama sitting m equity, on the com plaint of Lawrence Andre Bertho of Calhoun county, Ala and Cyrus D Koys of Chicago making the United States Rolling Stock Com' panv defendants praying that Adolph Hetre Wisch may be appointed receiver of property of said company The complainants at er that the capital stock of the Lmted States Rolunt, consists of M 000 OOO.of whicii CJ have been paid in m cash and fur- tner, that said company has shops yards and plants at Hogewisch, 111 valued at 000 and also has E imlar plants in Ala andDat-atur the iirst alut d at S700 000, and tuo latter at 000, with certain timber lands and bawmiilB used by said company The total liabilities named-is S s 800 000 fceanng argument of counsel counsel for defendants James L High cousentmc JudgeBruca appointed Adolph Hezewisch re- ceiver of the property of the United fatates Rolling Stock Company with the taine power as given him by the federal court at Chi- cago, 111 J3EATH OF AUGUST BFLMONT. The Great Banker and Politician Breathes His Last. NEW YORK, November Belmont died at 3 o clock this morning Mr Belraont's banking house closed todaj and on the glass door vas a notice of the bankers death In the office itself nothing but business of tlie most pressing character was attended to Mr Belmont's death resulted from a severe cold he contracted at tho Lake Shoe If ha had lived until the 8th of next month Mr Belmont would have been seventy four years old At the time Mr Belmont cd there were present at his bedside three Jr Perry and Mr Belmont sphyaician, Dr William 51 Polk. Mr Belmont was out and about on Thursday last That night he was taken sick and gradually grew worse until he died As yet no arrangements have been made for the funeral PREDICTION Star WAS ON THK WRONG SIDE. Old Suspension of Edward Brandon, an New iortc Broker NEW YORK, No% einber 24 suspension of Edward Branuon was announced on the stock exchange this morning He was one of the oldest and most prominent members of the exchange having been admitted on Septem- ber and was considered one of the wealthiest brokers on the board It is said all through the recent decline he was a bull and carried large lines of stocks, but when prices touched the bottom after losing an immense amount of monev on the bull side, turned hear and sold stocks short, and was in the rapid advance that followed He was for a number of years located at No Broad street, but now has his omce at 2 Wall street THF B VNK HELD THEM DOWN NEW "V ORTC, November 24 run on the Citizen's Savings hank here, which lasted several days, is practically over The services of the police are no longer necessary, and this morning there were only about fifty depositors who called for their money Some of the first depositors who drew out their money the amounts of tvhich were very small, wanted to redeposit, but the bank officials declined to have anything more to do with them on the ground that they n ere among those who in augurated the trouble A LARGE COAL FIBM FAILS PrrTaBUBG, November24 Tawcett Sons, one of the largest coal firms in this cfiy, made an assignment to the Central bank this morning The liabilities are estimated at 000 It is claimed by members of the .ne o Barren Fork coal mines, numbering 300, are settlement Tbe commission is to report the on a strike, They demanded an increase of 10 results of its investigations to the secretary of cents rer ton, which tbe company refused to j the interior, by whom tliey are to be laid be- ay They thereupon threw their tools down nd refused to work The commissary has been locked against the miners, and they e been refused anything to eat An. Afternoon Paper for K SLEIGH, C November 24 Thomas R Jermgam, editor of The Intel) fore congress The compensation of'theTcaml nussioners is fixed at 310 per diem, and travel- ing and Conviction of a Forger, NEW YORK November H Smith, of Mills, Koberson Suai stock to the fencer, of this city, will, in a few days, begin j amount of by raising certificates o? the publication of an afternoon paper here. stoct to ten unwa their real value, wa. this upon tho constables sent to arrest them These constables returned fire, shooting into tlie crowd 4. half negroes were wounded, and one man fatally The UttlelnnoceatB. CHICAGO, November 24 police have recovered most of the contents of the tin box stolen last Wednesday from the boggy of John Keller, which contained deeds, mortgages and other papers valued at m the aggre- gate The box was found hidden under the sidewalk by some children and the property was collected among the little people of the neighborhood by the police The Interstate Convention RALEIGH, K C November Governor Fo wle is receiving many letters from distinguished men, stating that they will at- tend the southern interstate immigration and commerce convention at Asheville next month A letter today from Senator Morgan of AJn- bama, expressed great interest in the matter and said that he would be present A Convict Shot Dona. Teun 34 M JfcCall, a white shot and killed by George AV King, a guard, while attSairt- ing to escape m the thirteenth district, today about J hrm that the assets exceed this amount at least A statement of the iinancial condition is promised this afternoon Tne senior member of the firm, Thomas Fawcett, is president of the Central bank BASEBALL MATTERS. Meeting; of the American Association Tea- terday. LOUISVILLE, Ky November 24 a meet- ing of the American Baseball Association today, Zach Phelps refused to accept tne presi- dency, and Allan W Tharman, of Columbus chosen to succeed him Phelps will be re- tained as attorney ilham Barnle, of Balti- more, was elected vice president A conference consisting of Allan TT Thur man, "William Baruie and Chris Vorder Abe were appointed with full power to act for the association in any emergency It is believed they will find a- way to exclude Toledo, Syra- cuse and Bocbester, without losing the Ameri- can association Tlie athletic club was excluded, after a full hearing of the reasons for their failure. ASSIGNEE, That Within Fifty Years Ireland s Would Be On Our Flag NEW Tonic, November A large meeting of Irishmen was held in Cooper Union tonight to celebrate tbe twenty third anniversary of the death of Allen, Harkin and O Brien, the "JSaanchestor who were hanged m England for the murder of Sergeant Brett Every seat in the hall was occupied A representation of tho graves of the three men was upon the platform guarded by two members of the Tipperany Volunteers Colonel John E- Fellows was the presiding omcer The address of the meeting was made by John E Finnerty, of Chicago Mr Finnerty predic-ed that in fifty years Ireland would be one of the brightest stars in, the American flag AFFECTING THE EXPORTERS. The Rebate on Jute BaCKinff Practtcallv Taken Off CHARLESTON, S C, November 24 cial J The custom house authorities here nave received notice from the treasury department which will affect exporters all over the countrv Eecently the exporters of cotton covered with jute have been allowed a rebate to the extent of the duty paid ou it, upon filing an athdavit that to the best of their belief the bags wore manufactured of jute upon which the duty had been paid The new order requires now a certificate from the manufacturer of such bagging to that effect, which is tantamount, to icfusing the rebate as most of the jute bagg 115 passed through half a dozen hands before reaching the ex- porter Burned to Death ABAIUSVILLE Ga ,TSovember24 rSpecial A three-year-old negro child was burned to death here It 1 ed for about twenty four hours. The accident occurred about as follows The mother left home for market at about 3 o clock a m aud left a lamp burning that had been to get brea cfast with The child soon {the iamp donn and from this the child caught he lamp breaking it and burning her clothes entirely off her fehe sufferea greatly until she died i TELEGRAPH BREVITIES. _ An epidemic of influenza is prevailing in Hun- The Creditors Not tike In Charge of Affairs. General BoaTanger has returned to the island of Jersey Messrs Dillon and O Brien apoke In Cleveland, O last night jnd secured 000 for the Irish fund Queen Kegent Emma, baa issued a proclamation declaring JFrincess Wilhelmma queen of the "Neth- erlands Articles of association of a company acquiring the business of Baring Bros Co., were regis- tered in yesterdav TnenotatBIshopvilie, S C.has subsided, and twelve of tbe ringleaders were arrested and placed in the jail at Snmter The Brooklvn police census returns show a total population of 855 945 Tlie federal census enume- rators made it 888 000 T P O Connor addressee! and enthusi- astic meeting Adams, MaaiH last night. Two thousand dollars were raised for toe Inah cause Johnson as awignef Pr.t.jman bank j tb. DwUlou Lumber and iVw SF4PFR1 ;