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Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - November 27, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia r THE ATLANTA CONSTITUT VOL. XXII. ATLANTA. GA.. THURSDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 27. PAGES. THE IRISH CBISIS. PRICE FIVE CENTS BTIX.I, REFUSES ICO YIELD TO THE ENTREATIES OF HIS FRIENDS iad Kesiffn leadership of the Irish Meetings of the Irish Members of Parliament. _____v, November Far- BeTlite members ol the house ol commons lost night signed the request asking Mr Par- jiell to convene a meeting of the nationalist members ol the house today Mr. Parnell declined to grant their request, despite the fact that the rules of the party provide that meeting shall be called when twenty mem- bers sign a request for such purpose eral of tfee Parnel ite members complain that they were not informed of all the facts in con- nection with Gladstone's attitude toward Mr Parnell aa set forth in his letter to Mr Merely when they yesterday to retain Mr Parnell in tho leadership of the Irish party Mr Parnell reconsidered his determination, the Parnellites held a meeting this morning There was a wide divergence of opinion tbe majority Mr Parnell's assignation of tbe leadership and the minority vehemently protesting Anothormeeting will le held this evening A s ormy scene occurred at the meeting 01 the Parnellite members held last evening After the letter from Gladstone to Merely had been made public the action of Mr McCarthy in not making known the contents at the morning meeting: wai severely criticised A majontj of tho nationalist members present said they had believed previous to the meeting in the inorn ng that Mr Parnell, after h s re-election, would not take an actlv e part m politics for a few months They now oeliev e that if Mr Gladstone's letter had been read at tbe morning meeting the result, on the motion to retain Mr Parnell in the leadership, Vonld have been different Truth, Henry Labouchere's paper, today ebandona Mr Parnell It was learned after the adjournment of the morning meeting that a strong feeling in favor Mr Parnell's resigning tho leadership was manifested but the mmoiitj vehemently op- posed it PARNELI, WILL RF3IQV. Mr Parnell's speech at the opening of the meeting gav e no indication that he intended to alter his decision to rota n the leadership Mr NbTanwas the only u ember present who favored Mr Parnell's re ciition of the office Mr McCarthy whose frequent allusions to Mr Parnell s great sacrifices for the Insh cause were applauded said he hoped that, after due consideration, Mr Parnell would see his way to retire for the present and savo tlie cause of Irish mdej endence Air Sexton said ho rtgrettod that Mr Gftwl Btone s v evrs regarding tho leadership of the nationalist party had b on ithheld at yes-ter day's meeting He sympathetically appealed to Mr Parnell to reconsider his position The question he said, had assumed anew nhase since the of Mr Gladstone's letter to Mr Merely The Irish part} fullj recognized Mr Pamel! s tremendous services but it felt that nersonal considera ions must be sacrificed lor the sake of the cause Air Sexton ad that every I'ame hte should record his -opin on as to the leadership of the party, and thus the question Wi-ITITiG FOR A MESSAGE It was hoped that a cable dispatch from the in America would reach Ijondon the meeting adjourned but none was received Much impor ance is attached to a message from Messrs. Dillon O'Brien and the -other delegates, and the decision of the meet ing to reassemble at 5 o clock, was caused by the hope that a dispatch wonld arrive in the interval When the Parnellites returned to the looby from the room in which the meeting was held they were surrounded by excited groups of liberals, who closely questioned them regard ing tho proceedings They replied that noth- wonld be decided until after 5 o'clock The member? met again in the afternoon but adjourned until Monday with taking any dehmte action HOW MATTEKS STAND. Today's events have not relieved the tension, tut rather have accenoated the complication of the situation Mr Gladstone's letter pro- a strong impression npon the nation- alists last evening and from indications given -at the hastily summoned meeting, it seemed that there was every reason to that today would bring about new developments, Tvhich would lead to an j.i licable arrangement of the trouble But, although the .conferences held todav. prove that a great -divergence of opin on exists, they show that 3VIr Parneli is nrmlv resohed to adhere to his decision and that un ess a vote of no confl -dence is parsed bv hit followers, he will not Abdicate the leadership Todav after a long and earnest discussion of the situation m wh ch the most candid and en opinions were given. Mr Pnrnell yositivel} ned the victorj The znembeis, SiOTvever viho advocated his retention, depre cated the idea of tho final decision nnul the opinion of the entire party shall havp been "recorded The meet ng adjourned after nearly three hours of speech making, order to obtain the views of absent members of the party A inquiry bi rigs out the fact that JUtt e doubt exi ts as to ti d upshot of the mat- ter hen tl e partj reassembles on Monday at IB probible M at; Mr Parnell will again urged to retire by a section of his supporters, but a already react on in his favor has set in, and if a vote is a1 en it is expected that a Targe majority will be founa upon, his side WELSH IEV IJESIRE PVrNELI, TO B.ETIKH The members of the party held a meeting and resolved that they were tint the lite of retaining Mr Par- Be 11 tho leadership would be the postpone ment OL I ome rule beyond the span "of Mr Oladsto public ife and t] at they are more than ever to rally to the support Mr Gladstone CALLED UPON" ME A number of prominent members of the party visited Air Parnell last night -and asked him to reconsider his position as leader of the clarvj He show ed no disposition ret ro froia the lead itj' ip Mr Mel arthv explains that he did not com- to 110 con ten ..3 of Mr Gladstone's let- ter to e FarncU to no ing yesterday, be- cause Mr G1 istone had lequested him to -consid r it as co ifi lei tial if he found that Mr Parnell contemplated soontaneous action the CI th jieotmij, Mr McCarthy savB. he and 1 co league j were ignorant of tl o co trso r w nnrsuo, the pre- "Fai ing impie bion te that after receiving practically a vote ci confidence, he would -at re from the hca ol the party, at any rate, temporarily VI C UtTHY LEFT ALOJ.K Aftci M" Paruell s unanimous re-election, Mr McCarthy foi nd himself m a difficult po- sition and conch ded that nothing would be gained by reopening the quest on The illness of Timotny Healy and tho ab- janc of AAC srs .Dillon and O Biacn euabar- the rank file of the nationalist t j tj Cable d spatcaes were sent last night lie partv s delegates in the United States, a? tho details of tho crisis and asking for ft nression of their news concerning Mr njie s ultimatum >Ir Gladstone entered the house of today he WM cheered by his hberafecolleagnes. Mr Parnell was present and occupied his usual seat. Gladstone to in- troduce his bill removing tho disability pre- venting Catholics from becoming lord chan- cellors of England or lord lieutenants of Ire- land WHAT THE PAMIRS SAY. The Chronicle saya When we call to mind all that Air Gladstone has bravely borne for Mr Purnell we can find no parallel for the baseness of Mr Parnell B requital, iuoiich jt has been oar duty to criticise antl op- poseMr aiadstune's policy, -we feel certain that his prompt resolution to throw off the unclean al- liance which Mr Farnelt would force upon him send a thrill of pride and admiration through the Heart of England. The article concludes with an eulogy of Mr Davitt'a independence, in these words sha11 surprised K the best men of the Irish race at home and abroad do not co operate with Mr Davitt In noble effort to redeem his country from the disgrace and cause for winch ho suffered from ignominious destruction The Dally Telegraph praises Mr Gladstone's honorable, straiglitforwardncss Regarding Mr.tParnell, it says It it be generalship to have not only brought disaster upon hisxiwn party, bat to have tempo raiilj wrecked the whole home rule cause, Mr I arnell may claim to be one of the finest generals of the age fa The Star, home rule, says Air Gladstone s letter was designed to be read at the meeting held yesterday at wnich it was voted to retain Mr Parnoll in the leader ship of the naxty Somehow the letter wis not reail Justin Met irtby had been instueted to in- form Mr Parnell of Mr Wadstone's opinion that achungoin the leadership of the Irish party wts esaentl U but in haste of Mr Parnell s arrival Mr Gladstone a opinion w not fulli, impressed upon him Mr Paruell s sudden presence Uia past Htriices the outside cruel talk against him and the instinctive Irish loyalty tiled tho duties of the ParnelUtes as to the necessity of the situation Theejesof the party are now opened to the significance of the affair m England which is nothing less than whether home rule will be Safiaed upon at the next general election or be in- ellnitelv fihelied Had tho FarnelUtes known this they conld have come to but one conclusion We believe tliey will come to it today In conclusion. The says it is confident that as patriots the home rulers have no alter- native but to pass a resolution that will enable Mr Gladstone to give the remainder of his life to their cause United Ireland says The decision of Mr Gladstone and other most faithful friends of the cause of home rule alters the bitnation It is useless for to shut our eyes to the fact that their defection wilt indefinitely prolong the reign of coercion in Ireland ..nd post pone the triumph of the home rule movement Only fidelity to Ireland outrides fidelity to 1'ar ncll After paying a fir bute to Parnell's services to the caube the paper great legrot at the absence in America of Liillon and O Bnen whose opinion, it says, would much weight MB O'BKIEVS MESSAGE 4.TI, November 2G reporter called on William O Erien tonight and pro sented the cablegram stating that the as sembled nationalists in London were ex pecting to hear from, the delegates in America before the meeting adjourned Mi O'Brien said tho subject was a delicate one, and he did not care to express himself further than what was contained in the fol lowing dispatch which he sent this after noon to .friends on the otherside In view of om obligations to "Mr Gladstone the interest of oor cause and the responsibilities we havo contracted to thu Irish tenantry on the faith of the general election fought in cordial alii xnce with the liberal i artv I would earnestly recom mend the paity to or-en immediate friendly com mnmcaticms Gladstone Mr O Bnen added that he had wired Mr Dillon, who is 111 Blmira N Y the substance of the foreeomg -message Mr Dillon will ;jom Mr tomorrow. Many of the nationalist members of porha merit are greatly at Parnell a un gracious treatment of Gladstone A rumor is ieiit tonight that Parnell intends to issue a manifesto to the Irish people, explaining and justifying his position ihe feeling against Parnell among the Irish members is increasing EXPERIMENTING WITH THE LYMPH London Doctors Treating Patients With Koch's Discovery ON; November 26 interesting se- ries of experiments was begun today in the use of Professor Koch s curative lymph at King's College hospital, and Dr Cheyne, one of the phys clans attached to the hospital, who is a !riend of Professor Kcch, had succeeded In pro- curing a quantity of the lymph, and today jave the first injection to four patients, one of whom was suffering from tuberculosis of the another from. tuberculosis of the loot, another from lupus in a severe form, and another from phthisic Watchers have been selected who will take tarns in noting the ef- !ects of the inoculation A large number of doctors and students were close observers of ,he method of treatment Man Hnnters on the Amazon PAVAMA, November 16 following is a translation of a dispatch forwarded by the minister of foreign affairs of Colombia to the of the republic in Brazil "Information has been received respecting crimes committed m Colombian territory at !7aqueta, where Brazilians have captured natives of Colombia and carried them off to the Putumayo river and its affluents, where they have been sold as slaves Other atrocious crimes have also been committed, due to there being no Colombian authorities stationed there In the dispatches I havo 'orwarded to Brazil requesting the govern- ment of the republic to cooperate to prevent these I havo stated that Colombia will defend its rights, will comply with its duties, will endeavor to capture and chastise ;hese Amazon bandits and to prevent other similar crimes being committed ,The government considers tho crimes committed jn the Putumayo river and m the Caqueta acts of piracy, and endeavor to organize an expedition in Caucna lo proceed ;o the Potumajo and act as may bo requisite In another dispatch the Colombian minister of foreign affairs states that the man iravel In steam launches and that they com- mit crimes which area disgrrce to humanity, and which are so vile that they would shock ;he savage dwellers in jhe heart of Afnca Divorce in StmtU America. AMA, November Qtieza'tenango daily recently published the following We mve there etists in om republic a singular, though interesting, manner of sepo- ratni" man and wife At San Martin, which 3 about twelve miles from Qaezalteuango, ffhen a woman, wishes to leave her husband she simply calls for the assistance of Jie choristers, who proceed to the church and chant certain, er some ello w flowers and a 25 cent piece on behalf of tho woman who wishes to obtain L separation The woman cries bitterly during ;he ceremony, which is attended by two wit- nesses, and on the completion of which sho re- naius at liberty to "wed v, ith any one she may choose When a husband desires a separation le adopts a different ir-ethod He visits his fiends and neighbors nntil he finds some one ivho wishea-to buy his wife, and closes a transfer at ntigure which generally ranges from S3 to although at times it 15 lower floods In Germany BERUS; November 2b medical springs at Carlsbad were not damaged by the floods, but the lobs through the destruction of property in the town, is estimated at The lower portion of Rostock, on the Mol- dau, is submerged At Lubeck the water is receding BfAt Ba Mcesch, atridgeovertr-e Saale and a number of houses, in the 'VtCinity were carried Jena fifteen houses iome of ihe ants we-e killed. uY bridge Schwrtx baa MILLIONS FOR PENSIONS STATES AMOUNT OP MONEY KECESSARY TO PAY THE PENSIONS. Tbere 'Will Be a lArfie Deficit to Be Mope Up, Supervisor Porter Some Gwr- reoted Census November 2G Kaum, commissioner of pensions, was today before the subcommittee of the house appro- priations committee, having in charge the preparation of tho pension appropriation bill. The appropriation for the fiscal year 189D-'91 at the last session of congress aggregated General Raum estimates that the deficiency for tho present nscal year will amount to be- tween and He bases this estimate on the payment made on account of pensions in previous years and on the amount paid out during the first quarter of the present fiscal year For the fiscal year 1891 General Eaum estimates that WiU be required on account of the payment of pension'' The ap- propriation for the fiscal year 1890-91 for exam- ining surgeons is and Commissioner Rauin asks an increase of on this item for the new fiscal year For clerk hire at eighteen different pension agencies the appro- priation for the present year is 000 The commissioner aaks an increase in this item for the new fiscal j oar of making 000 m all_______________ A COKRKCTION FKOM POKTEK, Showing an Increase la the Population of the United States. W VSHINGTON, November 2G KobertP Porter superintendent of the census, presented the statement of the secrotarv of the interior guing tho population of the states and territories of the United States as finally determined The verified population of the United States, in is fixed at 62 This total differs by l-il.710 from that con tamed in the report of the census ofhce under date of October 28, 1890 Tho change is due to the correctionsof errora of what is termed the first or a rough count and the additions of names ascertained to have been omit od in tie enumeration The work of ascertaining tho name1) of persons on the enumerations schedules as owning and renting theii farms, and whether those farms are free from debt or encumbered by mortgages to- getnor with the faoparation of the while and colored population of the southhavebeen com- menced and ill be en to the public prioi to commencement 011 final tabulations HONORS TO BRAZIL. Saluting the Squadron in the Harbor of New York NEW YORK November 26 Bra- z lian war ships Aquidaban and Guana- bara weighed anchor shortly after 8 o'clock this morning and steamed slowly up the bay and North They weie escorted by the and Dolphin, the latter leading On passing quarantine the guns at Tort Wads- north boomed forth a salute As the fleet steamed on 111 single file, the bay was dotted with tugs and rrall sailing craft, filled vulh interested spectators As the the fatatuo of I iberfcy the colors were run up, and at the same moment a white cloud of smoke pu-Ted out from old Castle William on ernor s island and cannons roared out a welcome nine consecutive times The Bra- zilian cruiser Aquidaban responded with fif- teen guns The fleet anchored opposite West Twentj fourth street THE GIRL WAS SIXTEEN. And Sue Captivated the Heart of a Married Man RICHMOND, Va November 26 Tames L Lowe, of Duiham, N C was ar- rested here tl is evening on a telegram from that city charging him v. ith bigamy Lowe has a wife and three children in Durham He left there Saturday with Miss Grace Campbell, a very pretty girl, sixteeen years of age They reached here Monday, and registered at the Merchants' hotel as Mr and Mrs Lowe Lowe was taken to the station house, and put under arrest He talked freely about the matter, but denied that he and Miss Campbell were mar- ried Ho admitted he was the cause of the ruin of the young lady This fact was discovered on Saturday, be says, by Miss Campbell's brother, who made violent threats toward him, and be and the young lady left tor Richmond It was his purpose he de clares to get work here and send for his wife and children, and to take care of the girl whom he had wronged The lady also denies ;bat they are man and wife Lowe is a ma- chinist by trade, and worked for a large to- jacco manufacturer Miss Campbell was em- noyed in the same establishment officer Jrora Durham is expected to reach here to- morrow_______________ TI1K ADMIRAL'S Given in Honor of tho Brazilian Com- mander and Hia Staff. EW YORK, November 26 Admiral Walker today entertained at an informal and inofficial dinner twenty three people It was n honor of the Brazilian admiral and his staff, and the menu waa especially gotten up by Tiffany, the design being emblematic of peace There were present Rear Admiral Bathalzar de Silveira, Brazilian commander, Kear Ad miral Gherardi of the North Atlantic squadron Rear Admiral Braene, of the Brooklyn navy vard Chauncey Collector Erhardt, Lieutenants Buckingham, Mason and Stanton, J G Boamarel alente, minister from Bra- zil Lieutenant Howard, USA, Captain Robeson, Colonel Cockenll, of The World, Charles Dana of The Sun, Ogden AIllls, of The Tribune, Captain J C JJelforonna, Major General O O Howard, Captain Aliller, of tho Brooklyn navj jard, Charles R Miller, of The Times Commander Chadwick, of "iorfctown, and Lieutenant Paul MIliiLary Nows from San Antonio. SAN ANTONIO, Tex cial was learned at military headquarters of the department of Texas here todav that it aas hfien expected that the now in the department of Arizona, would be sent Through tho abandonment of several posts in that depart- ment, not enough quarters "v> ere left to accom- modate all the troops The trouble in the northwest had obviated ;hls arrangement The Fifth Cavalry has been, ordered from Arizona to the department of .he Plata and will remain there during the winter_______________ The Tooacco Kebste. CrscrrNATi, November Western Tobacco Journal, which has been industrious in gathering opinions concerning thp omission of the rebate cianse in the tobacco schedule of the tariff law, publishes this week a letter from Mr McKmloy, dated Chicago, November 19th, in which he says "I beg to say that the conference committee agreed upon the rebate ciause of the tobacco schedule, which was one of the last matters agreed upon I am in favor of granting the rebate by separate legislation, at the coming session DuHith Bankers Fall- DUX.UTH, Minn, November Eystor, private bankers, suspended today. Uaoilities, assets, The bank's officers ware on bonds of the Forrostal Brothers, big St. FanI contractora.who failed a short time ago, and this led to distrust that weakened the credit of the bank, and made it impossible to ready cash to accruing obligmhoaa. HAVE WAR PAINT OK. Hostile Massing for a tbe Troops. CHICAGO, November special from Fort Sully, S D says It is evident from developments of the last twenty four hours that hostile Indians from the Grand river, Cheyenne, Rosebud and Fine Ridge agencies are massing at some point for a stand against the troops under General Brooke From JtquaTr men just in from Ziebach county it 13 lettrned that a band of red men in war paint nu been passing through that country for several days moving southward They were weU armed with Winchester rifles, had plenty of ammunition and were well equipped with pomes They were uniformly insolent and reticent. The equaw men have been threatened with death by tho hostiles, and are running away from their Indian companions and giv- ing up the secrets of the Sioux They hare been excluded from all ghost dances and are subjects of special hatred HAVE ABAHUOHKD THE DATCE WASHINGTON, November 26 war de- partment this morning received news that the Cheyenne river Indians have abandoned their ghost dance and come in for rations This is regarded as a most hopeful sign of abatement of the excitement Great benefit is believed to have res-ulted from the employment of friendly Indians as government scouts, and the denartment has just authorized General Miles to increase tho number of such scouts in the department of Dakota to It is said at army headquarters that the payment of a month to each Indian scout, with the -onvi- ledge of wearing a blue army blouse and acknowledged connection with the United States government are inducements too power ful for the average Indian to resist, as was demonstrated in the celebrated Crow out- break The 1 200 scouts enlisted will, it ia hoped, erert a strong peaceful influence through their family and tribal relations A Chicago special indicates that the Pino river agency Indiana are worse Beared than the whites aud are constantly shifting their quar- ters for fear of attack from soldiers DAKOTA ALZ.IANCEMEN. Treasurer Ashby Opposed to the Snbtreas- ury BUI. ST Minn November 26 special from, Mitchells, S D says The annual ses- sion of the Farmers' Alliance of this state was addressed last night by National Treasurer Ashby of Iowa, who took occasion to express himself widely at variance with the leading alliancemeii of this and many other states He said he was not in harmony with the alii ance being a political organization or having any implied political test of membership He was opposed to the subtreasury plan or that of government loans, and said "Wo must not demand for ourselves what we condemn in others as class legislation His remarks did not take well with some in dependent party radicals President Locks was re-elected at this even- ing's session At the close of the session, S W Cozand called upon members of the alliance to contribute money to sendChairmanGoodfellow, of the independent state committee to Pierre to be present when the state canvassing board shall do itg work He stated that it was the intention to file a contest against the entire republican state ticket, alleging that the re- publicani used 000 in their campai while the independent party used but TRYING TO PACIFY The "World's Fair Commission and the Sec rotary of State CHIC Waller, -eoBnecticat, of the worTdTTair foreign af- fairs committee, this morning after consulta- tion with his colleagues, sent a telegram to Secretary of State Blame, in reply to one re ceived from Mr Blame last night Mr Blame s telegram said that in view of the criticism by some of the commissioners that the state department was seeking for political advantnge in the scheme for securing world s fair exhibits from tho Latin American repub- lics that his department would withdraw from participating in the work ana await the action of the commission Governor Waller's tele- gram is as follows In replj to your telegram of yesterday with drawing the offer of the state department in aid of foreign exhibitors because of the misinter preted action of the world s Columbian commls aion on foreign affairs of that body, regarding the plans for receiving the exhibits tram the Spanish American republics, I to assure vou that neither the committee nor the commission considered tho movement In any sense a political one Some people can discover politics in tbe Lord s Prayer, but if there are any of this dais in the commission they are fortunately neither numerous nor influential The report of the com mitteo was unanimously accepted and referred to tho appropriate department Yours respectfully, THOMAS M WALLER To this Mr Blatne replied Dispatch receued Mauy thanks All's well that well DISEASE AMONG HOK9E3 WADE HAMPTON SHOT The of Tennessee Greatly Alarmed About It. NASHVILLE, Tenn November 26 fatal disease is now prevailing among horses in cer tain localities in this state, ana is becoming a very serious matter to horse owners The jren eral impression is that the disease is caused by rotten corn Horses die in eral hours after first being: affected The symptoms are like those of blind staggers Reports from "Wilson show that the disease is prevailing there to such an extent that the farmers are becoming much alarmed Seventy five horses died in one neighborhood in Wilson county The people first thought the disease was due to lotten corn, but one instance is reported in which a colt that had never eaten any corn died of the complaint One farmer took the pains to see that his horses ate no corn, except ;hat which was perfectly free from rotten grains The precaution as of no avail, as one of his horaeadied _ Union Pacific OfHoera BOSTON, November 2G The Union. Pacific directors mat this morning Reporters were excluded President Charles Frincis Adams submitted his reslgnition 111 an address to the meeting The resignations of Charles F Adams John P Spauldmg, James A Rumeyll and Samuel Carr, Jr were accepted, and Jay jould, Russell Saso, H B Hyde and A E Drr elected directors in their place Sidney- Dillon, already a director was elected presi- dent The resignation of Vice President Lane was not accepted and lie will be retained "Will Kefand tbe H N S November 2G The New- foundland bait law has received a severe shock at the hands of the supreme court, which has- npset all convictions recorded against Amen- i can vessels for lolations of the bait law, and i mulcted the government in heavy law ex- j pences The effect of the judgment is to com- pel the government to refund to American and Canadian vessels the amount of license fees improperly collectecl from them Accident to General Wilcox. WASHINOTOI., November 26 General Cad- mus M Alabama, formerly chief of the railroad diTision of the general land office, was dangerously, and perhaps fatally, injured tonight by falling into a street excavation His head struck on the sharp edge of the asphalt pavement He was removed to his room, where he became unconscious in "which condition he lias remained ever aince. Tfaero Kopnbllcmn Elocted AsHtAKD, Wis November 2G re-count of the vote oa state senator m Marinette cotmty, finds Schofield, republican, elected by fifty-six majority, before declared defeated by forty-one This gives the republicans en teen and the democrats sixteen member? of the newly elected state senate OFT 8JJPFI. AN ACCIDENT WHILE BIRD HUNTING. The Genera] Gets "Within Range of His Rela- tive's Gun and Hecclvcs a Severe Wound in the Face. COLUMBIA, S C November 2G (Special While the farmers in the legislature are pre- paring to put Senator Wade Himpton out of his seat in the United States senate that vet- eran sold er and statesman lies at the house on. liis Mississippi plantation suffering from a painful and serious gun shot wound in the head Senator Hampton s son in law, Colonel Haakell, this evening received the informa- tion that while the senator was bird shooting with his son on the Mississippi plantation, the latter had accidentally shot his father in the head It was at first reported that one of tbe senator s eyes was destroyed but, while he was struck m the eye by tho shot, the sight has not been lost While hunting in the swamps of the Mississippi, three jeara ago, the senator accidentally tilled his He was f JT from assistance, and in his lamed condition had great difficulty in reacniug home This makes the third serums accident that has be fallen this ardent hunting during the past thirteen years A LAB AMY SENATORSHIP Tho Probability of Judge Clopton Coming: to tbe 1 rant MOVTGOMFEY, Ala Itoveuiber 2G cial legisK caicus on the notmna tion of United States senator met tonight, and three ballots were ta'teD HreMtltint; First 45, Kolb, Jo Seay, 28, Watts 13 48 Kolb, 3G, Seay, 2T, Watts, 11 52 Kolb, M, Seay, 24, Watts After the third ballot the caucus adjourned to Friday night The consensus of opinion tonight is that the battle is drawing to an end, and at the same time it is growing more and more evident that tho deadlock be broken by an outsider Tho skill of ino anti Pugh leaders in tactics tl e Pugh forces, and the lookeia-on arc now the belief that Mr Pugh is done foi The belief is that if he conld have held the caucus in cess'on another hour lie would haiebeen nominated, but on a dh on a motion to adjourn only 2G voted against it to Gl for This delav of two days means tho most active wont on tuo part of the anti Pugh crowd, and Friday night "will probably tell tho s orv Vinous tho names of outsiders suggested is that ol Justice David Ciop'on, ol the buptCiue bench TO UK ITH for OKK November 2fl Mra J P Birch- all wife of the murderer of Benwall, aoa Mra West Jones, her sister, were pawengers thU morning oc tteamei for A Farmer Ran Over and Killed on tlie Air Line. CHARLOTTE, N C Isov ember cial fast mail and tra n No 52 bound for Atlanta and due hero at 12 40 o clock this evening, came in ten minutes b-1- bind time This delay was very s'ight ar-d would not e excited co mtnt but for the tale the paisengers told Tl e ten m nu es delay was the result of a stoppA e to tal up the body, of a. .man, cl "Vf Gerry, who was last night accidentally stabbed w th. a lead pencil while engaged in a fr-endly wrestling botjwith Tse son B died this morrmg Tne pencil was in Call's pocket, and m the was driven an into Gerry'i neck ______ Tbe In JaU- MtTBPHT, C Nr vember 25 Sonday night jo ng mau by tho name of Henry Bnttain wa-i terr bly c t w th knife on bead aad fa e b> I'trry j> He WM itrikiiig at bis Tho uegro THE INVENTION? OF A An ArtiadBl Hand With Which a Man Can Any Kind of "Work NOKTOH. November 26 -Some months Willard A Lucas, son of Saraael Lucas, the wool manufacturer of Poquetannuck, had cis right hand severed in his father's null and since, Mr Lucas Sr, who has inventive genius, has used every effort to replace the missing member with aa useful substitute as possible -Uter visit- Ing or wnting to the prominent viit? i-mjai, prcmment makers of artiflcal limbs in America ha learned that it was m vain to search either in tins country or Europe, for an artifical hand that could be used m doing work. Thereupon Mr Lucas determined to make a hand himself but ha toiled persistently day and night for four months before he was successful Ho has pro- is very duced an aluminum hand that is very iuch like an old time steel gauntlet, and lat is almost as handy as is a natural hand. be fingers are all perfect m shape and ap- pearance and the joints bend like those of tho human fingers It is smaller than the natural hand, but with it a man can do about ever? kind of work Mr illard Lucas has worn one of tho arti- ficial hands for several weeks and with it can grasp and handily use ail kinds of farai tools pick up things from the ground drive handle a fact use his metal hand skillfully -nd quickly at any work Ljke the natural nana tl o artificial one consists of a palm that LS provided with a fastening by which it is at- tached to the cork or wooden stump that all one-handed men wear in place of the missirur member and of fingers and a thumb of which are worked by a ratchet so that they be bent forward at auj angle nud held ineve The hand may bo either tighilv closed r partly shut, and only one linger or all bo at once and in- lard Lucas the device for a fortune if Onld not i art to reproduce it By means an contrivance the artific al hand be mov, sideways at the place here it is attached the arm, exactly as the natural liana s o IT KM OS IN SMOKE The Threatened War In Mississippi Tanu. Out to He a cry Small Aff ur. JACKSON Misi November 2fi [Special Sheriff Harding rctunio 1 fiom Browiisi ilia ate this HJ arr ed there Into ycs- evening an 1 airo ted e regrooa charged with r otous c induct Tho father of Johnaon who fs, I'.ed the tro-b o told tt o ihcnfC that bo at Bol on this non n? tli tlio reason Ue had refused to del vci hi n and kept him seer ed, was llrj_t he fearo.1 he "nou d bo mobbed tho fr of Brauford the man he asr-au tod The tr a! took p ice at bolton todav and all negroes weio d sc harmed e-ct t Johnson. who as iteld to it the iie-ct term of tue grand jurv for assau t and baltcry Ha g-v-e bond, aiiJ. tlie no picut, race euda EIo Is E Trnnwat r- IK GA t 01 c i ci 2 [Appeal] Pres dent I a, Call ruu o( t 10 lugusta Companj i rncd m Ai toiav and -rade an nspCLtion 01 tho he s intcres ed n tho He is de igt to 1 th it. Tho contractor will bt iM ti o bndgo con- necting the proner y ith Augusta is a so here. and so n begin work Mr Ca houn and party left th 3 afternoon for Port Kojat, S C cie it islelieved he consult with capi- talist" about the opment of that port Ha a so take a hunt among the islands on tho coast, which abuuna in game Mrs Calhoun ill proceed to Char t-ston on a visit to her father, Hon George "Williams aa InSucuza Epidemic. PESTK, November 26 An epidemic of influ- enza ails at Tuei fkirchen Hungary One .housand persons in the place are suffering from the disease 1 he medical officer has BJm- moned a conferenco the doctors to docida what course to fol Many cases of the disease resemble typhus while others are ittended a copious hemorrhage from tha ntestmes _ -t The Husband Was Heady for Him. SPARTAI. DUBG S C Km ember 20 [Spe- cial j Tom Darhe was cut tonight twice by nan named McGwvnne Dariio went to IVfo jwynne's house and began cur-5 us his wife. "When came in from, wonc Darho made at him with a knife McGn ynne mocked him down with a chair and then cut imi twice 111 the bade Darhe is not seriously lurt and is Ijing now in the guardhouse, Now To-Jc Caught A'NTOMO, Tex "November 2fi [Spe- cial The assignee s and of the insolvenr firm of Dalkowi7o S- Bros Irv goods merchants of this ci 5 has just >een completed The ascets are gn en at 000 and the lial il ties at r 000 Tho majority of their credjtors res ue in New "Vork. The one is tho firm of H B Chafhn !o of that city, Oue Hundred and I ifty Tears. A MM S C No ember 2G [Special.} The one hundred an 1 fifthictn ann ial session of the South Carolina Method st conferenco convened in toaav Bishop Duncan prestdirg 219 effect e j reach ors and 150 local crs m the body Tha membership is o7 000 and there 11 2W 000 worth of ch irch pronerty in the church s name. Death of Mrs rr Ga November J5 [Special] Mrs 3 M Du .son died at her home near Antioch afternoon a'ter a long iH- She lea es a huVb nd and daughter and a large nan-ber of a and fi ends to mourn her deafli Mrs Dunson was" daughter if the late A. of this p ace. Cotton Seed Oil ZliUs Burned The cotton seedoil mi IsatF" cHevi le burned. ast night MC-P o ue b> Jr in L> Williams and had" dan" v ty of forty :ons The loss is iboat Carving Up Hlfi YFJ'e. SPASTAMiCKG S C ]SorembPT 20 a factc rv I and at- .empted to carve up his wife tomelit in a drunken fct HLS wife ran Dawsoa xras arrssted before damage was done. A Young s Death Miss Minnie Dejaney died at her hoiro "No. P-att s reet Tuesday after an. il'icssof ser- eral week" typluid fever Her remains will >etaken to Wrods ock, Ga mor nng 30 o clock, w here tliev will bo- interred TELEGRAPH BhEVlTtEa Ei lit 11 cd I y an crplos on collicrv near Lol on L yes'emay HenrvATecse1! dca cr In tna.mmgs and fancy Uichmonet made on assignment :h on tlie OermaTi frontier to tlis IjTapU sent by IfroJessor uitoPr rasteu- government consented to erection of Jine connecting Vekin aMt town of "V achata c Pa- otel and bui'd of I ;