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Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - September 1, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia o VOL. XXII ATLANTA, GA., MONDAY'-. MORNING, SEPTEMBER i, 1890. THE GAG BULES WHICH STAND jlS TJEtE TO TOM THOROUGHLY RECKLESS CHARACTER, "Who Hesitates Short of No thine Would Bring Him WlUBe Blotch in "WASHINGTON, August Speaker Rood is a queer combination. Ho is a compound, the like of which, the world has never produced and the equal which it probably never will create. Imagine a crea- tion in human form composed of perfect self- confidence, unlimited nerve or courage, extra- ordinary brain powers, with a total disregard of conscience, a tongue that never lacks for words and cut oat for withering sarcasm, a backbone of steel, and you have Tyrant Tom Eecd. He attempted that which no other man in America would daro have conceived, and in it M as successful. It was the adoption of gag rules In this fight he started almost alone, whipping his party into line after the fight had commenced. He was denounced in terms that few men would have borne, yet he stood calm and firm and whipped his fight. Denunciation did not terrify him. Neither did threats of personal assault which ho had reason to fear at every moment. Dur- ing the wildest scenes, when maddened men were attempting to get to him and hurl him from the speaker's chair, and while their more conservative a7id dignified comrades were holding them by main force, the big man eat silently and simply smiled upon the howling mob beneath him. IIo carried his point and then used his power to pass tbe infamous force and fraud bill. Seventeen of his awn party woro him. Still ho whipped all but threo into line and voted thorn libo sheep. Ho ,had a democrat censured" for language which was deserved if not parliamentary, and "when republicans denounced each other, as liars and came to genuine blows on floor of the hou-iO he simply passed it over unnoticed. "When his Lieutenant Cannon even went so far as to use language on tho floor of the house, the like of which could not even be heard 111 the lowest barroom, he passed it over unnoticed, and apparently endorsed it, while haJ it emanated from a democrat ho would have been censured and probably expel led from the house by a republican vote. Kceu makes a decision one day and reverses it the He is partisan to tho core, and does not deny it. He applies one sot of rules to the republicans and another to the demo- crats. The democrats are his meat, so to speak, and he does not hesitate to bag it. In iis estimation no punishment, however -severe, is too bad for a democrat. apparently cares nothing for public opinion, nor methods, be or dis- He works, for results, ignoring the jus- tice or injustice of obtaining them. In results he has been successful so far as the bouse is but his methods have enveloped him in an odium which few honest would If Eeed has a friend he cannot be as heartily as the democrats. Eat they fear him and tTaJfa not express themselves in public. Yet Tom Reed's day of reckoning will come. His high-handed methods cannot continue. When that dajr comes his own men will be the first to trample him under foot. Eeed is on his highest pinnacle of fame. Ho will never go higher, but will topple and fall from the weight of his own infamy. Still one cannot cover up adegree of admira- tion for a man with such a combination brains and nerve. DISCARDING THE BUSTLE. "Did you ever hear tho cause of the bustle PRICE FIVE CENTS SHOOTING OF BABKONDIA. The State Department Id Possession of the Facts In the Case. "WASHINGTON, August state de- paivment has taken measures to secure full the shooting of General Barrun- aia, on board .in American vessel, in port Sau Jose, by the officers of the Guate- malan government, and until tho exact facts and circumstances connected with tho affair are known, it does not care to- express any opinion.of the case, or of the course of Min- Jfr-t- Acase. involving an identical principle with that involved in the shooting of General IJarnuidia. occurred in THE PLAN EXPOSED JIT arnica WAS TO that nmiis- in 1885, and cases. Secretary Bayard informed ter to Ccnti-1 Americas, that tho government Imd a right to take a man waiueu from on board an American merchant vessel, provided Bbe was ,11 Nicaragnan waters. The case Trasthatol Jpso Goiueza. Guatemala, February 10, sr. JU, 18b.i'.Minister Hall informed Secretary'Fre- tJiat ho had been informed that tho Ouatonialnn government proposed to take from on ruclfic steamer Honduras, thenl.ungm San Juan Del Sur, a named Gomez, in transit for Panama, but wanted in Xicarnjjua to answer tho charge of being implicated in a recent insurrection in thatcountry. Minister Hall said that hehad directed our consul at Managua to inform the JNicaraguan government that our government has never consented, and will never consent, to tun and removal from an American J2St-VU a any passenger in transit, much lesa if the offence be political. The eaptam of the vessel did not give up the man, and sailed out of port without wjcurlnw the proper noe papers. He was tried and thw by tho antbori- ties. Tho case oamo before state depart- ment m this v ay, and it was held that Minis- ter Hall had not acted according to law. 10 Eo the dated March Secretary Bavard snys: Toltmtirily tookpassaso PARCEL ING OUT THE OFFICES. The .Congressional Kacas Develop Some In- teresting: Faith Between Some of the Candidates. son be- from consent ol toat couStiry It is said that cases have frequently occurred n which revolutionists and others wanted for oitenses of one character or another, have been seized hy the Hawaiian government British merehrmtships, and Groat Britain has it JlUg liJlWJf I he IJarrundia affair differs from the otiicrs m that the man was shot, but the right to sei78 being conceded, the right to 'gin an being discarded Jin said knottn newspaper correspondent yesterday. "Well, I will tell you. One Sunday afternoon Fletcher Hodges, of The Courier Journal, Jay Durham, of The Galveston News, and myself were in tho 'fake when Durham re- marked that a story was needed for weekly letter and asked for a suggestion. Durham said that a white house fake was the best, when Hodges laughingly said, 'Let's make Mrs. Cleveland discard the bustle and see how it TV-ill take.' "Tbo suggestion was adopted, Hodges wrote the story, and the three of us sent it out simul- taneously. Immediately it was copied and re- copied there were editorials on it, fashion journals took it up and women all over the country commenced discarding the bustle. Mrs. Cleveland was one of the last togdo it, but even she eventually came into line, and now it seems to be the universal custom. Thus you see the benefit of an occasional fake." _______E. W. B. THE WEEK IX CONGRESS. J IT u made is established principle of law. The principal cntipism made in diplomatic circles of Minister Mizner's course is that of unneces- sary interference. It is .suggested that ho might have simply stated to Guatemala that they seized the mon at their own risk. But on this point it is thought well to await of exactly the minister said ana dm before pronouncing judgment upon lua conduct. TRADE WITH BKAZTL. The La to-.South American Empire Anxious to Blake Tonna. WASHINGTON, August reciprocity. finance committee last week, was last night the subject of an interview between Senator Aldrich and Mendonca, Brazilian envoy on a special mission to the United States. Tins amendment was reported after consultation of a general nature with Major McKinley, chairman of the ways and means committee, and other republican leaders. In an interview last, Mpndonca said that the amendment as reported by Senator Alrich was satisfactory to Brazil, and that she would How the Business of legislation Will Be Carried On. -WASHINGTON, August conference report on the river and harbor bill will be pre- sented to the senate early in the woefe, and its considelation asked for. The question may be disposed of promptly, but if it seems likely to lead to an extended debate the report will be laid itside, and the discussion of the tariff bill will be proceeded with. The debate on this measure will end Saturday. In the house tomorrow> the day will be given up to motions to pass measures under suspen- sion of the rules, including the senate resolu- tion providing for the removal of General Grant's remains to Arlington. Tho Clayton-Breckinridge election case will probably come up Tuesday, and the debate in connection with, it is expected to be of an in- teresting character. After the election case is disposed of tho intention is to set apart a day for the transaction of business pertaining to the District of Columbia. THE STRIKERS TTEKE ORDERLY, And Their Enemies, "Who Expected Turbu- Wore Disappointed. MELBOURNE, August full police force of this city and special constables were on duty today, but the labor demonstra- tion, which marks the day, proved to be orderly. Forty thousand men, representatives of all trades, formed in procession and paraded the streets. At a meeting subsequently held- a resolution of thanks for the support given by the English unions to the strikers here, was adopted. be the first country to make concessions to the United States in return for the revenue of the duty on sugar. Mendonca said his government would not only remove tho duty on farm products ox- ported from tho United Statcs.but would admit free into the United States agricultural imple- ments, machinery and railroad equipments and sxipplies, including railroad iron. Brazil would a'so. he said, make a deduction of at least 25 per cent in the duty on leather goods and clothing from the United States. THE SACO A FJglit For the Secretaryship. KALEIGH, N- C-, August There is a lively fight for the secretaryship of the republican state executive committee. J. C. L. Harris, who for many years has held the position, desires to -continue in it, while Chairman Eaves wishes to oust him. It is leading to another quarrel in tbe party. It is stated today that J. C. Pritchard is to ce made collector of the western district next month, succeeding Eaves, who will be appointed revenue agent. 33ie English Syndicate and. Colorado Silver Mines. Col., August News this Commit an Error Which May Throw Heed Out of Congress. BEDDEFOBD, Me., August is much political excitement tonight, because of the oversight by tho Saco board of aldermen, not holding a meeting between August llth and 18th, t6 revise the check lists according to the requirement of the statutes. The Saco officials admit their error, though they claim that all other requirements relating to the election have been fulfilled. The Biddeford aldermen, who wore recently arrested and ar- raigned in the United States district court on the charge of neglect of duty, look upon the Saco aldermen's neglect as a parallel case. Leading Biddefcrd democrats are anxious to push the matter, and it is probable the arrests of the Saco aldermen will occur within a few days. A conference will bo held tomorrow, and it will then be action will be taken. The democrats claim that tbe Saco aldermen's error will invalidate the election, and that if tbe district gives a majority to Congressman Reed, his election will be contested. GomsOTmirK, S. C., August primary for this, the seventh congres- sional district, will be held on September 23d. The candidates are; G. W. Shell, II. M. Smith, Lieutenant Governor W. L. Mauldin Colonel I. Gr -Mclvissick. Those are all alli- ancemen except the latter. Shell and Smith are Tillman and subtreasury advocates. Much unpleasant comment has been made over the action of Shell, who is Tilimau's first lieuten- ant, and was thought to have the congressional bee in his bonnet all along until it has devel- oped that he promised each of tho others that ho would not bo a candidate, and would sup- port each of them with all his strength and in- fluence. Considerable indignation is felt for him by the others, since a few days ago he an- nounced himself a candidate, and on yesterday Candidate Smith let the cat out of tho bag, by the, deal made at Colnmibia, last fall by Tillman, Shell, Smith and Staclchouse, in which it was agieod that Tillman was to lie governor, Shell secretary of state, and Smith should go to congress from his district. The beginning of this row among the TUImamtes affords the straightouts considerable amuse- ment. Why the StralffUtoutg are Glad. CHARLESTON, S. C., Aug. unexpected defeat of the alliance candidatefor congress in tho third district has greatly de- lighted the straightout democrats, who have boon so heavily sat down upon thus far by the alliance, headed by Closes Tillman. D. K. Norm was a prominent official of the state alliance, and had its endorsement. He pledged himself to stand by the subtreaaury bill and answered all the other questions of tho catechism. There wore, however, half a dozen straightouts in the race, and tbe first primary loft Norris-iii the lead, with Geo. Johnston next, neither having a majority of the votesin tho districts. The straightouta have all along claimed that Tillman got the lead in. the race for governor by capturing tbe demo- cratic party machmeiy, and still claim, that with a primary election they can beat him for governor. They say the election in the third district proves that they were right. Although tho alliance has virtually got the governor and tho state legislature, things are not very peaceful in.the ranks. There are several other congressional fights on hand. In the second W. J. Tolbert, state lecturer of the alliance, is opposing Congressman Tillman, while in the fifth district there is a regular family fight be- tween three alliance candidates and several straightout democrats, which may result us did the fight in the third. In the fourth district Heinphili, the incumbent, will probably be re- elected, while in the sixth K. T. Stackhouse, allianceiuan, has no opposition. In" the first district the fight will be between Crawlev urtj and in the seventh there will be a triangular fight between Brayton, white republican, MUler, colored republican, and Elliott, demo- crat. It ia a curious fact that, although their white brethren are Lead over cars in politics, tho colored alliance has takeu absolutely no part in the congressional fight, even in those districts where there are republican candidates in tho field. MINNESOTA POLITICS. OF TS3S BOXES. THE PART -OF THE ALLIANCE. How Their Independent Action Might Affect Either Political Congres- sional Nominations Mode. ST. Minn., August The political situation in Minnesota at the present time is somewhat mixed, arising from the fact that the Farmers' Alliance has placed i very strong state ticket in the field which is being backed by a first-class state committee and a thorough organization. The convention which met in this city on July 16tU instant, and named the alliance ticket was composed of nearly 500 delegates, among whom were many able and well-known men, who had formerly been prominent in the two political parties. The platform adopted calls for state control of the railroads, a reduction in the leiral rate of interest, tho free coinage of silver, and speaks out as follows on tho tariff question: demand that the 'war which has too long survived the object of its creation, shall be radically revised, giving very material reduction on the necessaries of life, and placing raw material upon the free list to the end that we may compete with tho world for a market; and that such luxuries as whisky and tobacco shall in no manner be re- lieved from, internal taxation, till the high protective tariff has been wholly divested of its extortions; and we especially denounce the McKinley bill aa the crowning infamy of pro- tection." The fact that this plank denouncing the McKinley will be able to control the organization of the lower house and possibly the senate. The alliance state ticket, nominated in St Paul, on July 17th, is as-follows: Governor, S. M. Owen, of Hennepin county lieutenant governor, J. O. Barrett, o Traverse county. Secretary of atate, M. Wesenberg, of St JE. Mathison, of Lac Qui Parle. Auditor, P. H. Kahilly, of "Wabasha. Attorney general, J. M. Burlingame, of CJerk of the supreme court. F. W. Kloss, of 'LeSueur. Congressional nominations so far made: Second district, General J. H. Bakor, of Blue Earth- Third district, "W. W, Gamble, of Kenville comity. Fifth district, K. Halvorsen, of Stearns county. JPIE FOR MBS. GKBJNDY. deafening bill was applause received with by tho con- vention and waa introduced by General J. H. Baker, a man who has for more than thirty years been one of the republican leaders of tho state, demonstrated that the farmers of Minnesota are overwhelmingly against the republican idea of protec- tion. This, however, is no new thing. For a number of yeara the voters of this state have inclined to low tariff, and it was only by a bare major- ity and considerable pressure that the repub- lican state platform of 1888 was made to con- fbrm. with the national platform of that year. Tliia produced considerable dissatisfaction among the republican farmers who voted for President Harrison on the promise made by the state leaders that the tariff would bo re- duced. The McKinley bill helped to fan this discontent into-a flame and in the last six A Scandal Involving; the Danjjerfields and Blunts of Virginia. ASBUHY PARK, N. J., August scan- dal involving the names of Edmund C. Blunt, the sportinginan, whose horses are frequently seen in front on every race course in America, and Mrs. Iteverdy D. Dangerfield, of Alexan- dria, Va., and Washington, D. C., is being dis- cussed by every resident of this popular sum- mer resort today. The facts in the case began to creep out for the first time yesterday. Mrs. Dangerfield is a handsome young woman, whose husband is a millionaire, devoted to gentleman farming on his estates near Alex- andria, Va., in the summer time, and active in Washington politics in tho winter season. _Tho lady is a leader in the well-known so- ciety of the capital, and is quite content to abide by her husband's side during the round of winter gayeties. but the quiet homestead alliance than has increased 300 subordinate AVII-I> TIMES IN ARKANSAS. KAIK.S I OR o Miles TOE M. AND of Kails Shipper! and Construc- tion to be Pushed. MACON, Ga.. August Morse, a high official of the Macon and Dub- lin railway, has received the bills of lading for five lineal miles of standard, all steel, sixty- pound rails for his road. Track-laying will begin at once on. the ar- rival of the rails, about a week: from now. The road will be pushed to completion as. rapidly as practicable. SALVATOR TO RUN TODAY fox the Labor Day Stakes at the Coney Island Joclcey Club. NEW YOBK, August of the most remarkable programmes on record is ordered by the Coney Island Jockey Club for labo day. It is expected that Salvator, Kingston, Firenzi, Tenny, Prince Royal, Rhono, Judge Morrow, Kuperta and others will run in. the labor day stakes, and they will meet on weight conditions that will give Salvator hardest races of his life. Ko Kingston and Prince Royal eight j and Tenny four; J there are others in the race that will keep heavy weight busy. on. the.. Elgbtfi Roond. MEMPHIS, Tenn., August Dan- forth, of Streator, Ill.i and "Reddy" Brennan, of Memphis, fought a finish fight today with two-ounce gloves for a purse of The ring was pitched at Mound City, Ark., about five miles from Memphis, and about 300 people; witnessed the fight. Brennan won. in the eighth Soy TViHtos Breaks tlie Mile.'Record. ISDEPBKTJEHCE, August and Roy "Wilkes each lowered the record yes- Tho Koys Seem, to be Dissatisfied With tho Mongrel Politicians. ST. Louis, August dispatch from Little Rocksaya: A mob of about inen, some mounted, some on fuot, yesterday, sur- rounded Mornlltowu station on both sides of the track. A union labor mass meeting was to have boon bold tliere yesterday. On the morning train from LittleKock, among others, were J. B. McLaiufhlin, a well-known union labor orator, and George Small, of Springfield, Con way county, a prominent whiie republican, who has been hero for the purpose of getting union labor tickets for use in Con way county for the elec- tion tomorrow. Small carried the tickets, in all, in a valise. When the train stopped, a crowd of men sprang forward and rushed into the coach where Mclaughlin and Small wcr seated. Among the foremost, it is said, were Oily Beiitly, Jim Lucas jmd Walter Wells. Small was struck repeadly -upon the head with a loaded stick and soon 1 ost conscious- ness. Mi Laughlin was thrown upon the floor and his right shoulder severely w renched. After striking Small several additional blows, the satchel was dragged from beneath lug feet and passed out through, the crowd. In a few moments the assailants had left the car. What become of the tickets is not known.. Me- Laughlin got off the train on the side opposite the depot. He passed along the line of horse- men, but no attention was paid to him. All the business houses were closed and every man and boy as out, taking part in the general excitement. In spite of the murder- ous assault on Small, the rush seemed disposed to treat McLaughlin with some degree of courtesy after he left tho train, and he was thus enabled to get dinner at the hotel. McLaughliiL-came Tsack tonight, and his de- scription of the affair has created a great deal of excitement. Tickets are being printed to replace the ones stolen. A NARROW ESCAPE. months the from. fewer alKances to over This organization is strongest in the second and fifth congressional districts whore county and congressional nom- inations have been made. In 188S, the second district gave over ma- jority for the republican state ticket, and the fifth district rolled up a ma- jority nearly larger for the same ticket. nas secured option on all leading Wilkea waa sent to beat Jiia record, of and silver mines near Aspen, Col., and places broke another world's record, making the figures at EWSPAPERl I Drone another Senator Stanford's Stables Have a Narrow Escape of Being: Destroyed by Fire. SAN FRANCISCO, August the vigi- lance of the hostlers at Senator Stanford's big Palo Alto ranch, near Menlo Park, last night prevented a fire which would have been a repe- tition of the disastrous lire of three years in which more than a dozen promising voting trotters and runners were burned. About y o'clock flames were1 detected in bales of straw near the main stable. This straw had just been packed in the large barn and sealed up for the winter. By the light of the burning straw two men were seen running, but danger was so preasinc that they could not be followed, though fired two shots at them. Wheirthe men got out the big fire hose they found a big knot tied in the mid- dle to make ituseless. The fire confined itself to the stable. Loss orf _stable, THE SI7N STOOD STIIX. decided majority. There ia no question that many democrats will vote the alliance ticket, but oven the republican state chairman does not estimate tho democratic alliance vote as more than one in four, so that a large alli- ance vote can not fail to help tho democrats. The estimates as to the number of votes that will be polled by the alliance ticket, vary. The president of tho alliance, Hon. R. J. places it at and in this he is backed up by Chairman Carrhigton Pholps, of tho state committee. The republican estimate made by Chairman Heatwole runs n to of which he claims one-half will come from the ranks of the democratic party. This is very low, however, and is credited by one who has had nn opportunity of ascertaining the senti- ineiit of tho farmers throughout the state. A fair estimate of the situation, as it is today, would give the farmers' ticket nearly one-third of the total vote of tho state. Of course this will be changed somewhat when the campaign of the two old parlies commences, but wel 1-in formed politicians exnross the opinion, that in no event can the alliance vote fall below This, iu'a total vote of ia certain to create havoc in the ranks of the old parties. Thus far the farmers have made nominations in three of the five congressional districts of the state, and in two of three their can- didates will bo endorsed by the democrats at their convention to be held early in September. General J. H. Baker, a campaign orator of more than atate fame, who waa formerly commissioner of pensions, is the second district nominee, and be has already commenced his campaign. For many years he haa been a low tariff man, which ex- plains his democratic endorsement. The chances are regarded as extremely favorable for his election. In the fifth district, which comprises the northern half of tho state, Hon. K. Halvorsen, well-known Nor- Professor Totten .Names, the Date Upon TVuiclt tlie Orb of fooled Abne. NEW HAVEN, Conn., August Charles A. L. Totten, of Yale, who recently announced his identification of Joshua's "Long now claims he baa placed ex- actly the only other stoppage of time recorded in the Bible, This is the reversion of the sun shadow on the dial of Professor Totten identities the day upon which it happened as the from, the creation, which was Wednesday, the eighteenth day of th.e first civil (seventh sacred) month of the year a. m.___________ Ttte Arrest of Frederick jEKimboH. NEW YORK, August Kimball, the absconding paying teller of the People's Savings Bank of Worcester, Mass., who fled with Iris mistress, Estelle Labon, April 2d, with worth of tends and in the property the bank, and went to Europe, arrived in this country today by French steamer LaBretagne, and was arrested as he stepped upon the pier. wegian politician and farmer, has been nominated by the Farmers' Alliance, and he, too, will be endorsed by the democrats. The district is largely Scandinavian, and, with the feeling which exists against tbe present congressman, Hon. S. G. Comstock, caused by his votes for the McKinley bill and against free coinage of silver, the chances are decidedly favorable to Mr. Halvorsen'a election. In the third district the alliance has named W. W. Gamble for congress, but he stands no show of election. Thia district will undoubtedly elect a democrat as it did in 1886. In the first and fourth, districts no nominations nave been made by the Farmers' Alliance, and it is quite likely that the democratic nominees for these offices will be endorsed when they are placed in the field. The alliancemen throughout the atate are not disposed to give anything away this year, and in every one of the strong agricultural counties full county and legislative tickets have been nominated, and a large number of the members of the next legislature are certain to be frora the of the alliance. Of course, as there is no senator to be elected this coming winter, the members of the lower house chosen this fall will have to vote on a United States senator. The state senators elected, however, will hold over and will vote for a successor to Senator C. K. Davis, whose term wili expire on March 4, 1893, and whose successor must oe elected in January "of year. A resume of the situation shows that the al- liance ticket be elected, hut, if Owen, the alliance nominee for governor, receives or even, votes, the democrats "will carry the state. The .alliance nominee fox "congress in the second and iiftti may be elected, indeed, tbe chances are favorable to that result. The legislature will contain a very large number of alliance meiobers, and aidedrby the democrats- at Alexandria in summer doos not suit her, and she flits about from one resort to another, but hitherto there has never been tho least breath of suspic'on attached to her name. Mi's. Daugerfield came here alone three weeks ago, and went to live at the cottage of Mrs. Engard. Mrs. Engard has lived hero fifteen years, and only receives as guests, rather than boarders, a few friends each sum- mer. Mrs. Dangerfield applied for room at her cottage armed with tho most unexceptional references, bringing letters from Mrs. Fitz- hugh and Mrs. Carroll, her aunts, who are well known in "Washington, and who are tho summer here at tho Curlew house. The hotel was crowded when Mrs. Dangerfield arrived, so she could not put up there, and Mrs. Engard took her in. The new-comer was handsome, vivacious and gay, and charmed the household, although she was seen only at meal times and at night when she came in to sleep. Sue went away day, sometimes accompanied by gen- tle, nen. "Fnons of my she used to de- scribe these gentlemen. Last Thursday Miss Sue Whejtt.also a Wash- ington belle, called on Mrs. Dangerfield. Miss Wheat had just arrived from Newport. Soon after two gentlemen in a swell turnout drove to the house, and Mrs. Dangeriield and Miss Wheat went away with them to the Monmouth park races. They bad not been gone long -n hen Mr. Blunt dashed up to the house in a T cart. He rang the bell and the door was opened by Engard's married daughter. She saw at a glance that he had boen drinking. It was the first time he had ever called at the house, so fahe asked whom he wished to see. "Mrs.Dangerfield. Is she ho asked. "She went out with, a young was tae answer. there any men with, he per- sisted. The lady became alarmed by the wicked gleam m the man's oye, so she "Does she ever have men call here or go out with he asked more savagely. The now thoroughly frightened woman again answered in the negative, whereupon Blunt said: "Well, when she comes in tell her to wait; I w ant to see and turning on hia heel he mounted his carriage arid drove away. Mrs. Dangerfield, Miss Wheat and their es- corts returned about 7 o'clock p. m. Mrs. Engard'3 daughter spoke about Bhmt's visit. "Oh, God, is he she gasped. Mrs. Daugerfield and Mrs. Engnrd's daugh- ter, with a young man, sat on the porch until about 11 o'clock, ivbou Mrs. Dj.ngerheld went to her room for the night. About ten minutes after 11 Blunt, on bis T-cart, came dashing up to the door. The ,horse was flecked with foam, and lus driver appeared greatly uivler tho influence of liquor. O'f Mrs. daughter, who was on the porch, he le.uned that Mrs. Dangerfield had retired. He demanded to see her. Miss En- gard went to call her, and she agreed to como down when dressed. Blunt fumed, and finally declared he would not wait, and, thrusting Miss Eugard asttie, bounded up the stairs. Mrs. Daugerneld, n ho had been at her door, banged it shut, and Blunt, not knowing which was her room, kicked in the first door he reached, which was the room occupied by Mrs. Eiigard. Mrs, Engard screamed when ho rushed into her room. He cursed his mistake, and, running across the hall, broke in another door, where a young married woman, was cow- ering in terror with her baby. Again he uttered a string of oaths and got out. The third time he was successful in find- ing Mrs. Dangerfield. As soon as he caught sight of her he clutched her by tho throat and threw her ontbo bed, attired as. she was only in her night robo. Then he raised a chair, and with it beat her cruelly about the head, face and body. Not satisfied with this, he dragged her by her hair around the room, and out into the hallway. He cursed her mean- time like a crazy man, and Ins oaths aroused every ono in the cottage. The people became so frightened that they climbed out on the por- tico and stood there until the police, who had been telegraphed for, arrived. Blunt was ar- rested struggle and locked up. No one appeared against him. and he was fined only. Meantime Mrs. Engard had requested Mrs. Dangerfield to leave her house. The latter's eyes were block and blue, and BLunt'a finger marks wore plainly discernible aground her throat. She was nearly crazy, and bogged every one to say nothing about the as'iaault or about her. With her trunk she was driven to the depot and took the first train for Jersey City. Blunt disappeared after leaving the court- room. Today bis stable was slupped to Sbeeps- head Bay, and he has probably gone there, too. Mrs. FitzhUgh and Mrs. who are still at the Curlew, say that the Blunts are one of the best known families around Washing- ton, very intimate with their families and with the Dangerfields, but that "Ned" is the black sheep otthe family. He is reported to be very wealthy._______________ THE SOLOtEKS RETCRX. Bringing: with Them Sixteen Prisoners Charged "With Various Crimes. LOUISVILLE, August Gaither, who has been in command of the troops, giving protection to Judge Lilly's court at Hazard, reached Winchester today with sixteen prisoners. Among them are B. F. French, J. C. Eversole and Geo. W. Evesrole, leaders in the French-Eversole feud, which has caused continuous trouble and danger in that section for many years. These leaders will be held without bail for trial at Winchester. The judge of the Winchester court has tbe reputation of having murderers convicted and hanged. There are others who nave been engaged in the feud TRADE SZOffS OF TBJS fJtO3t SHOP THE EXTENT OF THE CROP. Receipts at SIonsomery-Georgfa Cotton Pickors-staple in From North Carolina. informed cotton m: receipts at alout A well- u said to your correspond- ent that the receipts of the he "co -non year, which will end tomorrow wou eive caegrams toon, their firms, instructing them not tf buy any meie cotton at present, and it is probable 16re b6 a fallins off tho i'chaso of down down on a firm basis. ff tho UntU the Pri bv S6ttlea that Monday will find the" price ruVing at cents per pound, but that ,ery little will 1 done untal there is a settlement of the price -ho hasts of October cotton. With Carolina's Cotton Tobacco Crops. KAIEIGH, N. C., August The excellence of the crops Is having a good effect. Over one hundred bales of cotton of his year's crop were sold hero yesterday. uch large receipts of new cotton this early in tie season were never before known at this The state crop report for this week sara- The weather has been generally favorable or the maturing of crops. The temperature has been about the average during the day ime, but the nights have been too cool Tha weather was rather dry until tho 2Sth on which day copious rains fell. The cotton cron s still above tho average. It is opening rap- idly, and picking is in progress. The tobacco crop will be a fine one, cutting and curing is going on.and the curings are gen- eraHy reported good. Tho rains during August have, however, made in the lowlandi a rank growth, and there will be some rou-h coarse tobacco, which is too big for good treltl The Crop in Bin-he. completely to block our streets and lu some sections of Burke only medium crops are made, but as a general thi shipped pounds at plug tobacco this month, said to be the largest olog shipment ever seen in the south in the month of August. Bnildtog in Gainesville. GArNEsvrLLH, Ga., August J__ JVIr. vr. W. Hock, of Augusta, has purchased a two-acre grove, north-west corner of Green and North streets, in this city and will build a handsome residence on it at an earlv day Sir. Hock is a manufacturer of Augusta and -rar people are pleased to have him come among us. Developing the Town. REiDSTrLi.E, Is. C., August Thursday nitrhta large and enthusiastic meet- in was held at the town hail and a chamber ot commerce organized with a large member- ship. On the next night another meeting uas held to perfect the organization and prepare for work. The town has large tobacco aud cotton interests, and this movement for its in- dustrial development is significant. TIioinasviHe's yew .Enterprise. Ga., August Another new industry for Thomasville is a cigar factory. Mr. AY. F. Gay, deputy col- lector United States internal revenue, has been in the city a couple of days arranging details for Mr. T. L. Humphreys to start a. factory. Mr. Humphreys is backed by ample capital to run tho business. Tb.e Trade of CHARLESTON, S. C., August News and Courier's annual review of the trade and commerce of Charleston dnrmg the past year will be published tomorrow. It contains a most gratifying showing of the conditions and prospects of the city. Business has been pros- perous ill nearly all brandies. HONORED BY THE EMPEKOK. Dr. Peters Narrates His Story Before Sev- eral Pri nces. iw, Angust William with the party brought to Winchester, and a number left under guard at Hazard. A. Distinguished itoonc Orator. OPELIKL-I, Ala., August S. Garlington Leak, of Columbus, Georgia's famous young orator, will lecture in Henfro's opera house Monday night, October 1st. The subject is Future "Recognition." A large audi- ence will greet this distinguiahod son of our state. to listen to the doctor's story. Before his de- parture the emperor presented to Dr. Peters tho third-class decoration of the Prussian, order of tbe crown. The imperial yacht Hohenzollern had a very stormy passage on returning from Russia. The vessel narrowly escaped colliding with tho light ship, and her deckhouses and stanch irons were damasred. The yacht pitched so badly that the sailoiff were hurled from their hammocks, and many of them received severe bruises and other injuries. Notwithstanding the entreaties of her officers tho emperor remained on during the very worst of the storm. The Relations Betweeen Germany and Rus- sia. ST. PETEESBTTBQ, August DeGiera, Russian minister of foreign affairs, receiving several diplomats yosterdaypexpressed himself as completely satisfied with the result of the. recent interviews between the czar and Em- peror William. The meeting, he said, consti- tuted a frefch and solemn afiirniation of tho good relations existing between Russia and Germany, and would ce_rtainly contribute- powerfully towards maintaining thetpeace of Europe. Political Coldness IVIay Ensue. LONDON, August Italian and. French, governments have failed to agree regarding tho formalities attending the pro- posed visit of the French squadron to Spezzia, to honor Kiug Humbert on the occasion of tho launching of the new Italian war ship at that point. In consequence of tliis the King de- cided not to go to Spezzia, but to send the duke> of Genoa to represent Lira ot the launching off the vessel. It is feared that political coolness between the two countries will ensue. The Fires In Hungary. VIENNA, August more villages in southern Hungary have been (burned. Thia fearful destruction by fires is due to the dry- ness of the buildings caused by the long sea- son of torrid weather. Twelve persons losfc their lives during tho burning of Mezoe-' Keresztes recently. _______ Asked to Take Time. BELGRADE, August regents havA asked the members of the cabinet to postpone their resignation until tbe result of tho is made ;