Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - November 28, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia
THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION VOL. xxii. ATLANTA. GA.. FRIDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 28. PAGES. BABY M'KEE HIS TURKEY BONE fe Wan Labored Viciously at Bcwritms that Portion t tbe Force Bill. T1 r roTON, November meets Monday and tbe members ,dy commenced coming in rapidly, iccrats all wear silk hats and carry e7lK tunbrellag. The republicans n-' r slouch hats over their oyes, and iinbrellas at all. '.nocrats strut np and down Pcnnsyl- snne as though the government was t. The republicans strut not at all. srch tbat once as in them, has dis- 3ut ther6 is a frown of determination -cry republican's face, which almost eaentence: "We have three months c you on the gridiron, and we will i t hot." tho democrats don't mind that. They 3Cl "ood. Each cue 13 happy over tho h rni victory, anil happy in the thought that te speakership lightning m xy strike him. Xheyare all That is, they are standing out in tho opening waiting, hoping -H praying for the that must come. it it is a year yet, and many will tire in that The democrats celebrated today in tbe 'p-oper manner. Tito lepubHcans, unfortun- ately, bad nothing to pivo thanks for. Tho Baby and His Grandpa. UabvMcKoe and Mr Ben Harrison had a 'toglarkey np at the "nhite house. 3aby McKse enjojed the day hugely. Ho 3-1. dressed for the first time to his little sailor suit, the gift Jl iis "XTncle as he calls Mr. Wana- jnKier. Mr. Harrison was, However, not so Ju He was engaged during the morning it 'tting the finishing touches in bis message ji L craritinsthat portion about the force bill. J. question which he don't know exactly i i Q dealwith advisors are divided. He w '5 Jo urge its passage, but Mr. Blaine and c Tsare nrgmg him strongly not to do it. It wi this that detracted largely from his onjoy- EenE of the day. The Future of Senator Xngallo. Tio future of Senator Ingalls is a subject t "Ti discussed here now. The majority of the [KJ clans of boih parties believe he will be Tied to the senate. He is a big man in- 'tually, and the Knusas people believe he i i 2 card for the state. For these reasons elieved that some of tbe alliancemen f in hands with the republicans to return h That is the way Congressman Peters and in an interview in Tho New York PRICE FIVE CENTS r 10 alliance members go into caucus n oncentrato their vote upon one man fr Ingalls is defeated. If they fail to t" r. Ingalls will te elected. That ia the sit- BI- i a nutshell. My own judgment is that i- fair prospect of securing1 enough T H n tho Alliance to elect him. 7 T however, i3 very bitter. E- orb n being; made to solidify the alliance or ?'a party vote. Threats havo been re- R r o, and outside influences brought to bear u as members elect. It was reported at one hat Colonel Polk, president of tbe alliance, coming out for the purpose of taking a 1 in tlie but I believo he liaa i1 inaoned tae idea. The secretary of tlio central committee of the people's party jTna.de a threat that if any man elected on that 3nrty'3 ticket voted for Ingalls, he would not live to sec his family. Tnii, of course, was a foolish threat, and the man Chase, who made it, IB a novice in politics. Already there are factions and j Sickenngs among those who might be supposed 'to have the lead in the alliance senatorial race, asj if a candidate ia agreed upon by the alliance 'meinherg, it will be somebody whose name has mentioned. Mr Ingalls will naturally reap the benefit from the split which, it Beems to tee, is bound to come." The Sun correspondent then goes on to say: Peters says that the political overthrow In K s was not accomplished by either the tariff, ti or mere currency issues. It waa due to tho organization of the alliance party, an or, ization so complete that it enabled the fo estimate thsir poll several days before within a very few votes. Another thing i if not more important, was the fascina- t i ch secret organizations nave for country f and which caused alliance lodges to be J heavy weather. Tha ttatn and woro taken off by the Pean- fcad lauded here. WASHINGTON, November Colonel Gates, of Alabama, reached Here this morning. He is the first of the Alabama congressmen to put In an appearance. AS usual, Colonel Gates returned with a now and original plan which he hopes to have adopted. It is a new method to provide for the payment of pensions. HE HAS AN IDEA. "I have an idea, and I think a just and good he said, in answer to a quary, "which I intend putting in shape of a bill, and which, I hope to see become a law. The. government will pay out this year fully in the shape of pensions. One-third of this amount, or is paid by the people of the of which is returned to that section. Here we pay many so-called veterans S75 for the loss of an arm, who, if they had tho lost member, could not earn one-third of tho amount. Again, it is building up a separate and distinct class, who live entirely upon the government crib. Men are like hogs. When they are get- ting well fed from a hllod crib they become lazy and worthless. Again, this legislation is simply the result of demagoguery. I believe in pensioning deserving veterans, but I ana opposed to tho business as we are now con- ducting iE. "HoTvever, as it looks as though it must go on at this extravagant rate, my solution of tho question is tho establishment of an income tax for the payment of pensions. Tax every in- dividual a certain per cent on all incomes ex- ceeding SlO.OOO a year, and tax corporations, too, but make the rate less than on individu- als. This would make tho rich men of the country bear their just proportion of tbe ex- penses of tbe government. I have, however, not formulated the details of tho plan yet. LOANING MONEY ON REAL ESTATE. "And there is another bill I hope to have passed this session. It is the bill I introduced last session authorizing national banks to loan 50 per cent of their capital stock on real estate. Both the bankers and the people want this, and I bo- lievo it will result in good all around." THE SPEAKERSHIP QUESTION. "How about the "The speakorship? "We want the best man, whether he be from the north or from the south. Wo want a good parliamentarian, a conservative and able man, and a man of courage. Much, depends upon our next speaker. He should seloct his committee, and without fear and favor. Upon the selec- tion of a competent chairman and the organ- ization of the committee, tho result of the next presidential election, in a large measure, dopeud's. f'ThCT repuijiiuj.ii congressmen alreaay claim that the recent defeat will cause them to get together and work that much tho more earnestly. They claim it will mean victory for them in '92. But the sectional cry is all bosh. A conservative southern man will do the party as much good as a northerner. We are one countiy and one people. RULFS OF TIIC HOUSE. "Another matter we should devote much at- tention and study rules of the next Wo do not want Read's gag rnles, neither do we want our old rules. Reed'sgave too much power to the speaker. Our's did not give enough. They allowed too much room for filibustering. I also favor the new electric system of taking aye and nay votes. The present system consumes too much time, and gives too great an oppor- tunity for dilatory tactics. It takes half an hour to call the roll and record the votes under the present system. With tho electric indi- cator, a vote could be taken and announced within five minutes. This system would, however, make members tbink for themselves. THE FORCE BILL. ''Oh, yes, the republicans of the senate want to pass the force bill. They have a majority and can do it if they are unanimous, but I doubt the ability of the leaders to hold the western men in line. I think they will fail again." B. W. B. MOKE MONEY WANTED. BAD FOB THE KICKEBS. TO TWO TEAMS. FOOTBJ.LZ, THE GRAND STAM0 COLLAPSES At the Tale-Frlnceton Came, and Fifty People Football Team in Xndlanapolia Has a Smash-Up. BEOOKLTW, November 27. A terrible accident occurred on the football grounds at Eastern park, Brooklyn, a low ininntes after 12 o'clock, and before the Yale-Prinoton game began. The big free stand on the eastern side of the grounds, furthest from the grand stand, sud- denly collapsed, carrying down with it the en- tire load ol human beings. The crash came without any warning whatever, and at the time the long rows of bleachers wore closely packed with spectators. It is estimated :_that there were more than people on the structure at the time. A scene of indescriba- ble confusion and panic followed the crash, Which was heard in all parts of the grounds. Tho occupants were mostly men, a great ma- jority of them students from Yale and Prince- ton. There were also many women in the crowd. They all lay in a confused and struggling mass npon the ground. Many of them were com- pletely buried under the wreckage of planks and Ijoists, .of which tho rickorty structure waa built. Tho screams and shrieks and groans which came from the unfortunates were hojrtrendmg to hear. Many fainted from the injuries they received. In aninstant there was a general rush for that part of the field and a score or more police- men were soon engaged in pulling the maimed and wounded from the wreck. Others lent their assistance and within ton minutes the Tbolo place had been cleared. Atj first it was feared that some might have been killed, but this fear proved unfounded. A great many persons, however, were very severely hurt, and broken limbs and braised heads and bodies were numerous. Many friends of tho wounded peoplehad them carried at once out of the grounds and placed in hacks, Vhich took them away before their names Could be learned. In this way a great many qases were not reported to the police. The big dressing room under the grand stand was turned into a hospital, and surgeons from the Brooklyn hospital had their hands full with patients. Among those who were treated on the grounds and afterwards taken away were Charles Wilson, 403 Downey street, Brook- KEST, Bat Alabama "Will Hare to Struggle With the Senatorshlp Again Today. MONTGOMERY. Ala., November legislature observed Thanksgiving Day and gave the people a rest on the aena- The air ia full of the cer- torial question. lyn, anklo dislocated Cadets John Aquillar of tho Military institute. and Perrin Daluey, That is a Platform Upon Which AH Can Unite. KICHMOND, Va., November At a Farmers' Alliance meeting, held here to- day, addresses were made by National Lecturer Terrell and Senator Jolui W. Daniel, who ar- rived in the city lust before the night meeting. Senator Daniel discussed the question of free coinage of silver, and argued that this country demanded more currency than any other coun- try on the globe. Lecturer Terrell also discussed the silver question and the general question of currency, and declared that the object of the alliance was to watch both parties and dig tbe political grave of any man who did not meet tbe de- mands of tho people for relief. THE Two German Physicians Talcing Advantage of tho Demand for the New Core. BERLIN, November Post Publishes a statement by Dr. colleague of Dr. Levy, in which he admits that 500 marks was asked and paid for a single injection of fessor Koch's lymph. The money was not paid, to Dr. Levy, but to Drs. Cornet and Dengel. It is reported that Professor Koch has declined to furthur supply either Levy or Dengel mth lymph, A Failure for SAN ASTTONIO, Tex., November K. Brockington, the leading mer- chant of Hillsboro, Tex., made an assignment yesterday. Hia total liabilities amount to over and those to preferred creditors reach The largest creditors are Craw- ford Crawford, of Dallas, H. B. Clafiin Co., New York, A. C. Beru- heim. Tbe total amount of assets are not known. Tho Shannon Over Its Banks. DUBLIN, November Biver Shan- non has overflowed its banks at Athlone and the town, which is situated on both sides of the river, is submerged. Hundreds of acres of farm land are under water and crops are de- stroyed. A large number of cattle perished. Many families are rendered homeless. The King's THE HAGUE, November funeral of King William ia set for Monday next. His remains are to be conveyed by way of Utrecht to this city. Ministers of state and other au- thorities will be in waiting to receive them and they will be taken to the palace iaNord Hind. Drying Kilns GREEN BAT, WU., November dry- ing of D. W. Brittons'a cooperage burned today with Itogv quantity of atock Peeksville; two young lads, backs badly Sprained and bruised; Emery B. Bemingtou, 303 Clinton street, Brooklyn (Princeton leg broken; a Yaloman, name not learned, is suffering from concussion of tbe spine; two Rutger's college students, heads bruised and cot; John Monroe, Princeton, broken ankle- George t A. Wylio, Hotel Normandie thigh broken; James McGlone, Brook- Iynr internal Injuries; F. 8. Neler (Co- lumbia broken wrists; John Weed, a Yale student, injured internally mid taken unconscious; S. P. Pear, a Yale stu- dent, arm-broken; John Carruthera, a Wes- _ _ both legs badly ,mmcd; Curley, another "94" Princeton atu- knocked unconscious by a blow on the head, case deemed very serious; Leonard, a res- ident on Fifth avenue, New York, a middle- aged man, right leg broken; Edward Morgan, a Yale student, leg broken McMan, a Prince- ton theological student, compound fracture of loft log; Bradley ('92, both legs badly hurt; A. Weil, 326 East 113th street, New York, fracture of the collar bone; C. Turner, Troy.les hurt; H. W. Waller, Bayonne, N. J.. scalp wound; George A. Johnson, Hotel Nor- mandie, concussion of the spine. A lot of a dozen or un- learned, who stood on the top row of the bleach- ers, were badly brused and cut. The only ladies who were hurt were two Brooklyn women, one of whom had a foot crushed, and the other her leg bruised. They were first taken to tho manager's office, near the main entrance, and were afterwards taken from, the grounds by their friends. Some of those who were buried. beneath the wreckage and who were taken out unconscious, afterwards recovered and de- clined to be treated. They went on the field again and found other places to view the game. The lowest estimate puts the number of people injured at fifty, while others place it as high as sixty or more. The stand was evidently in a most unsafe condition, for the broken timbers showed that many of them were nearly rotten in two, while the whole structure was the most flimsy affair imaginable, and whon it began to fill up with spectators, the joists were heard to crack and strain, and many who started to find seats gave it up as a dangerous job. Several persons seated themselves near the entrance of the stand be- fore the accident occurred and warned the people not up, as it was unsafe. It was reported that bets were made quite early of five to one that the stand would go down before the game was over. The greatest indignation prevailed among tbe people on the grounds against the manage- ment of Eastern park, and the blame was aii put upon those one asserted that an examination of the structure would have slown that it was utterly insufficient t'o sup- port the crowd which would occupy it. In the game of football Yalo defeated Princeton thirty-two to nothing. THROWN FHOM A TAX.X.X-HO. An Accident to Another Football CIuT> at Indianapolis. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., November Butler Eleven defeated the Purdue university team in a game of football today, winning the state championship. The members of the victorious team determined to celebrate their victory and shortly after 7 o'clock tonight began to make the rounds of the city in a tally-ho coach. While crossing the street railroad tracks in the center of the city, tho king bolt of the vehicle broke. There were thirty persons in- aide of the coach aud on the roof at the time. The following were injured: Theodore Layman, both legs broken and in- jured internally; Robert Hall, shoulder crushed and hurt internally; Walter Newcomb, badly cut about the head; George "W. Dean, bade injured; E. W. Bray, shoulder crushed and injured internally; George Linkenfelter, in- jured internally, and will probably die. BOISTEROUS GOI.XJSOE BOYS. They Tafee In the Barrooms of New York City. NEW YOKK, November city was full of college students tonight from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the New England, colleges, and a good many of the students were also full. The Yale men were particularly boisterous. Shortly after 10 o'clock the lights in the Hoffman house bar- room were suddenly turned ont and the shutters closed, after the mob had gotten ont Just as this was done about 330 Yale men who had been celebrating in a body, endeav- ored to force their way into the Hoffman house saloon. Finding they could not do that, they made'a wild rush for the barrooms in tho Fifth avenue and St. James hotels, but found them closed alsor In a- few minutes all the saloons and hotel cafes in the neighborhood were closed. A few arresta were made. A GlnhouiQ Burned. AVAVVXA, Ga., November Tbeeinhousoand contents.-- -s of cotton, bel. mncler C. tainty that tomorrow will settle the senator- ship. Friends of every candidate are claiming everything in sight for him, and denying the others have a chance to live. It haabcen given ont today by alliancemen that all along Holo, the alliance candidate, haa been willing to withdraw if Seay would, and let the friends of the two unite on a third man, who would ue nominated. They allege that Kolb, with a vote very few behind the leader, could not consistently come down in favor of Governor Seay, whose standing is third. On the otbor hand Governor Seay's friends that a number of the governor's friends are voting aud having been voting all the time in the Pugh ranks because they feared, or affected to fear, the nom- ination of Mr. Kolb, whom they consider a class candidate. These men, Seay's leaders allege, will vote for Governor Seay whenever the figlit narrows down between him and Senator and these combined the strength which Seay would receive from Mr. Kolb's forces in the event of his withdrawal, would, they claim, give him the nomination. The various factions spent the in church- going, but the afternoon has been spent in caucusing and trying to unite the anti-Pugh strength on some break of tho deadlock. What has been done is unknown. Whether anything has been done ia unknown, hut it is Known that tho names of nearly every promi- nent public man iii Alabama is being consid- eied by the anti-Pugli caucus in their effort to secure a standaid bearer acceptable to all. It la understood that up the present time Con- gressman Wheeler, of tho eighth district, is tho favorite, but it is not stated that ho has been decided upon. THE CHATTAHOOCHIEi: CIRCUIT. Tnlbot County Presents Two Candidates for the Vacancy. TALBOTION, Ga., November 1 Talbotton will present tho names of two can- didates to the legislature for tho judgeshio of tbe Chattahoochee circuit vacancy caused by the death of Judge Smith. Tho candidates will bo Captain K. M. Willis and Mr. J. H. Martin. Captain Willis ranks among the brainiest lawyers of the state. Ho was admitted to the bar in 1858, since which time he has successfully practiced his chosen profession, except four years spent in the service of his country during the civil war. At the first call to arms he enlisted as a private in tho Third Georgia Cavalry, and was afterward promoted to captain. On one occasion, while leading a charge, ho waa badly wounded in hia right leg, and had his horse killed from under him. He was captured by Colonel (afterwards Gen- eral) Palmer of Illinois. Colonel Palmer noticing his wound bleeding, told CaptainWillis that if be would give him Ms word to remain in a certain farmhouse which they were passing until next morning, ho would leave him and send an ambulance for him the next morning, when hia wound would be dressed. Captain Willis appreciated his kindness and gave him his word to remain. During the night a squad of his company found him in the farmhouse, and of course persuaded him to go back with them. said Captain Willis, "my word is pledged, and while I know a yankee prison will be my IT IS 3STQT CHAELIE. THE WHEBEABOCTa OF TBE HOPS CBH.O IS STILI, A NICE LITTLE SENSATION EXPLODED It Was Claimed that Charlie Ross Was in Investigate, and the Story Proves n "Fake." PHILADELPHIA, Pa., November more than probable that Charlie Eoss, long-lost kidnaped son of Christian K. has at been found. The detective bureaa at the New York police headquarters is fully convinced that they havo diacovorcd the bov. Charles A. Grant, chief CIerk of the h' man who down to a where Inspector Byrnes was con- ouiteu and. tlie A latter s detectives called Grant ha3 following tha .bat tor several months, stating that point and he now feels no he, Aioaibuuon m statina: that he has ocated Charlie Ross in Boston, iti itis.aidKossis in prison on a false charge. The story is that the boy was raised on tha qmet by burglar Bill Mother's uidow. Mosher.it will be remember, was one of tho kidnapers. Mrs. Moshw has beei inter- cited sind rCpresented as "eing greatly ex- can't tell where or when he was fuses to brush her memory up. IT IS NOT CHARLIE. November 27.-DetectiTO Adams returned from Boston today aud ported to Superintendent Byrnes the resu ;ult ot his investigation m the Charlie Ross case. Tha Adams had verified ppoa---------- a tissue of falsehoods. has near was island, and suffered all tho horrors of a prisoner's life. After the war he returned to his profession. Ho has boon elected to tho legislature three times from this county, in 18G8, 1854 and 1880. He was so popular that he was elected each time without opposition. Ho is a lawyer of fine to any in the a man could not be found who would preside with more dignity or more impartiality than E. M. "Willis. Mr. Martin, his opponent, is an able young lawyer. He has served one term in the legis- lature, is a brainy young man, and if elected would doubtless make a good judge. MEETINGS OF A P.. me suppo Charlie Ross, says that many of tbe statements ?heS He never mada them. I am perfectly continued Saponn.eiident Byrnes, "that there is nothing "1" 'he lvho gave the s NEW COMMISSHMTEB. The People of Southwest Georgia the Appointment of Jndso Fort. AMERICL-S, Ga., November [Special ,5as 1'5.an for quite awhile that southwest Georgia has felt that justice would be done only when one of the places on tho Board of railroad commissioners was filled by Judge Allen Fort, who boars the distinctioa 01 Being the father of the commission law. .Numerous friends of Judge Fort now feel sanguine that Governor Korthon will fill tba noxt vacancy by the appointmeut of the man. to whom, above all others, Georgia so much, in the field of beneficial railroad legislation; and while the goiernor has, of course, not anticipated matters so tor as to express his views relative to tlie appointment, there is a feeling fate, will keep my pledge, and here I will Pennsylvania Farmers Pass Tlie Colorado Alliancemen. HABHISBUBQ, Pa., November 3 o'clock this morning the State Farmers' Alli- ance adjourned after electing the following officers: President, Henry C. Snavely, of Lebanon connfcy; vice president, Curtis S. Clark, of Crawford county j lecturer, J. g. Poits, of Indiana county; secretary, Harry C. Demising, of Dauphin county; treasurer. Valentine Hay, of Somerset county. Resolutions were reported to demand a re- vision of tho tax laws in the interest of equality; the free coinage of silver; declare igainst all kinds of trusts and combines; against the holding of largo tracts of land by foreign owners; a secret ballot and a constitutional convention to secure the same; demand equal and exact justice to all; elec- tion of United States senators by the direct vote of tho people, and favorco-onerat.oii with industrial classes to secure ncedoti reforms. COI.OBA.DO ALLIANCE3IKIV-. PUEBLO, Col., November Farmers' Alliance, in the state convention today, elected officers as follows: President, M. L. Smith, Garland; vice president, R. C. Tenny, of Collins; secretary and treasurer, W, S. Starr, of Las Animas. A STEAMBOAT BURNED. A Bridge. SAW ANTCWIO, Tex., ember fSue- The work of constructing the cut-off on the Southern Pacific laiiioad, ot thia city, from Shumla to Flanders, will bce.n in a short time. Tlie roaJ K to bo se-.eu miles long and will cost uot less th.m M, 000 000 The bridge that is to bo thrown acioss tho Pecos river will bo tho highest in tho United fotatea, the center span to be 378 tho water. Tho entire length of the bridge, from cliff to cuff, will be feet. The fifteen miles to be abandoned cost and tho track runs along cliffs, through tv. o tun- nels and over twenty-five bridges. Will Come" to Atlanta. LAGRANGC, Ga., November 27. [Special Dr. F. M. Bidley will move to Atlanta, about' tbe first of next year, where he will practice! medicine. Ho 13 a graduate of tho University of Georgia, and of tbe New Orleans Medical' college. He has been associated with hia brother, Dr. C. B. Ridley, in the practice of hia, profession for tho past ten years, and is one of i the best equipped and most promising physi- cians in the south. He Is also a thorough sur- geon, possessing marked skill in this branch of.' tho profession. He has a fine practice in, LaQrango and vicinity, and is a very success- ful physician. Bat he desires a larger field. and for that reason will make tbe capital city hie f u of Five Urea Thousand Bales Cotton Destroyed. NEW ORLEANS, Kovembor steam- boat X. P. Leathers, Capt.iin Wallace Lamb, from Lalceport, Miss., for Kew Orleans, was was burned ac 11 o'clock today near Fort Adams, Miss. The boat and cargo are a total loss. A chambermaid and four roustabouts, all colored, were lost, Tbe T. P. Leathers was a stern-wheel boat, buzlt in, 1885, and was owned by Captain T. P. Leathers, of this city. She cost was valued at and in- sured for She had bales of cot- ton and considerable other freight on board. The cotton was insured, doubtless in this city. A "War of Drug's. ACGUSTA, Ga., November Augustans are getting the benefit of cheap drugs and medicine. The Fountain City Phar- macyflopened up here Monday, and began bus- iness by a cutting of drugs. The old houses in the city held a meeting and not only decided to meet the issue but go them one better. It is a war of extermination. On many articles there has been a reduction of at least 30 per cent, and the war has waged only three days and job "printing offices are reaping the benefit, for hand bills are part of the ammuni- tion and the city is flooded with them. Death of Hon. S. K. ElJyson. Va., November K. Elly- son, secretary and treasurer of The Richmond Dispatch Company, died today, after a brief Jllness. Mr. Bllyson had been connected with The Dispatch for many years. He had repre- sented this city as sheriff, mayor and member of the house of delegates. He was president of the board of trustees of Eichmond college, and father of the present mayor of the city. Fire in a Louisiana Tawn. BATTIX.Z.B, La., November 27. A fire which broke out here this morning in tlie warehouse of Charles Xiclie consumed nearly all the main business portion of the tosvn north of the Vicksburg, Shrevcport and Pacific railway. A loss of was distributed' among these firms and L. Scott, Mrs. O. Tellit, S2.OOO; Mrs. Pitts, 82000 Charlm TH-IIC, S. Kabn, Mrs. M, f W If Jon, 3, lira W, Valnia, J buu.nn, National ing a general mer- cantile business L.eayy for about four years, has failed, and so.d out to S. Waxelbaum. Sc Son, of Macon, Ga. _ forty to Nothiztf. Tcnn., November cial Una football tjame between Vanderbilt Pe-ibo'lY sm'lorUUt von with score ol lw NEWSPAPER!