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Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - September 27, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia xiJirf li B. m VOL. XXII ATLANTA, GA., SATURDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 27, 189O. PRICE FIVE CENTS. MR. NORWOOD TO THE ALLIANCE. He Issues an Address on the Questions of the Day, DISCUSSING THE DOTY OF THE HOUR He Says Nothing of the Race for the Senate, BUT HE MS IT IN MIND, A Strong Document from a Forci- ble Writer. To THE G BORGIA ALLIANCE I have invi- -tations to addresa the people from counties that ho between Habersham and the seaboard, and as it is physically impossible for mo to re- spond, ami the election is but four days off, I iave concluded, in lieu of speaking at two or three that I could say to you through the press a part of what I would say TTere I to speak. Though I address you by name, I am speak- ing to all the people of Georgia. I am not -Separating jou and your interests from the in- terests of ihoso not members of the alliance. In tho sreat warfare you are in, you hold tho same relation to tho whole people as did our in the late war, to the old -and young, the women and children Tvbo were at home. You are in a war- You Jiave doclaied war against the.eiiemles of the people. You represent the rights of all. You ei. iitend for justice to all. It is sufficient lor me to know, you were patriots in '01, and sire tho same today. It ia enough for mo to loiow aro the same democrats who have preserved the true principles of Jeffersonian democracy ever since we furled oar ilag. I .say, that a knowledge of these facts should strike (1'iinb the man who assails your organiza- tion as undemocratic, as re publican, as dark lantern and midnight plotters, as agents in dis- jjtusi.' of the black republican party. If de.ivonuice is not given lo the peo- ple bj you, I see no other hope. You aro the reserve last possible levies jou are the great body of the people. THE FARMER IS" POLITICS. it is objected that you should not enter poli- tics- That is to say, your enemy is in politics hero you must fight, but must not enter his territory. To make this as cleat a 5 light, lot me saj the money poner is your enemy; it has crushed you by financial those methods aro put into operation almost exclusively by federal legislation fed- eral legislation is done by congress; congress is controlled by the money tho people elect congress, elections -ire the only means on earth, short of revolution by arms by which re- lief can come: you axe organized to give that leliof. bay your opponents, JJyou shou.ld jnot bave mistake to meddle in politics; if you do, you are Vvun'l to go to pieces." to pxovo traitor or desert to the enemy. And the very limited secrecy in your movements is but a proper safeguard against spies 'or enemies who would avail themselves of their knowledge of proceedings, were they conducted on the touso-top, to sow dissension among you. You have been denounced for opposing some men who have been and aro candidates lor office. This, too, is an unjust complaint. You are not seeking offices. They are yours to bestow. I say yours, because the farmers are largely the majority, probably five to one in Georgia. You are asked for office. You have opinions; you have a which you believe will not only benefit tho majority, yourselves, but the minority, also, as much. And when the office seeker says be can not and will not agree with you, nor attempt to servo yon as yon wish, he has no more .right to complain at your refusal than he would were he to ask you to give him your walking stick for him. to club you with it. Of all the arrogance, presumption, assured superiority, impudence, self-conceit, imaginable, that man is possessed of these, who, while in open op- position to you, demands of you a position to support him in order that ho may fight you. "MEASURES NOT MEN." Political questions are always fruitful of dif- ferences of opinion. Your subtreasury plan is a good illustration; and those who oppose it should not expect those who favor it to sur- rend_er their opinions as little children yield to the judgment of parents. You are not children. You have acquired knowledge by ago and thought and bitter experience through long and patient suffering. After thirty years of patient following, you have determined to be led no longer, but to lead. "When those whom you have followed without questioning, spring before of your you to column, take it is time for you to demand of them, who and what they are; whether for you or against you; not what thoy have been, but what they are now. He who asks for your leadership should be tho whole-hearted champion of your cause and not refuse to fight under your banner. Yonr motto is, "Measures, not men." Men are of no avail. You can flnd men without looking. You want men can say "shibbo- leth" and not You want leaders who aro not fresh from the camp fires of your enemies. Yon want men who have boon true and faithful in every position in which you have placed them and who e never deserted you. You TX ant men who havo 110 concealment of any of their acts connected with n public trust. It is your duty to inquire, and }our right to know, what your public servants do, and why they do it. The trust is yours. You are eieigu, and they your agents. The creature should not be permitted to defy the creator; nor the servant, his master. THE WOBK OF THE KXK31Y. The most insidious attack of an enemy is to disorganize the rank and. file: the most demor- alizing is to kul the omceis in com- mand. You are attacked in both ays. Your chocen leaders havo boon tra- duced, villiiofl and s'aiidored. Tho man who assaults the reputation of tho pastor injures his The mail w ho slanders tho father minres his family. Tho man who vilifies the leaders in a move- ment casts obloquy on thoir followers. Could Luther's cnaracter havo been destroyed, the reformation would have boon not prevented. Could "Washington have been tainted by charges of the revolution would have failed. I am illustrating by ox- ENLOE ONCE MORE, GOMES TO THE FRONT. UNO EXPOSES -THE RfiSGlBH Of the Repuhlicans-The master of the House POSES FOR ft SECOND TIME As a Scoundrel, and Puts Silcdtt! to Shame. REPUBLICANS HIDING THEIR VILLfllY. "WASHINGTON, September Mr. Enloe has a little way of creating a sensa- tion every day in tho houso by exposing rascality of some republican. Today was no exception. While yesterday the Teunesseean exposed the speculations of Postmaster Wheat, of the house, wherein he received a month from the man who has the contract for delivering the houso mail, day he sprung another sensation by introducing another resolution to investigate the same man. for having upon the pay roll of the house post- office, at a month, a man who is in the government printing office, and who di- vides the salary which he receives for doingAo work whatever with the son of Mr. The charge was true, and consequently no republican could deny it, and the resolatidbo, was passed. Wheat, it seems, is very much, of tt scoundrel, and is determined to retain In the Wheat family all the money that tho government pays out through the honso postoflice, or as much thereof as he could into his pockets without exposure. However; he has taken a few steps too far, and a few dol- lars too much, and now ho stands somewhat in tho position of a SilcoU. However, will remain here and brave the storm, protest- ing that he did not know that ho was doing anything wrong. Tho funny part of the whole business, hpvir- ever, is that it is Reed has known for a- month going 011 down in the post- office, and foaring that it would injure the republican party has maintained a policy of silence, hoping that matters would be tided over until after tEe November elections. f Of course the committees appointed to CK- amine into the charges mado against Wheat will not make any invest.gations until aftec the ember elections, but when they do it it is probable that Wheat will be forced to return to his Wisconsin home, and ho VL ill be-in luck if he keeps out of the peni- tentiary. A I-iITTU: INCIDENT DURING JDEEATE. In speaking of the resolution, Mr. Enloo t When you hear a man say that.youneed not itate to decide that he can not reason logi- calh or that you are in his way in politics, or that ho belongs to the enemy. Your nission is essentially political. _ It is to our overturned finances; it is, in "to establish justice, insure domestic tran jollity, promote the general welfare and secure tho blessings of liberty to ourselves and our po-terity. Those ends for which our fed- eral prnment was founded and which it, undJr control the money power for thirty years, has. A most destroyed. "J.O GOOD IN Sec as yoar organization did, that the fountain of our woes is in our finan- cial sj -tern, the alliance set to work to provide fitors Aldrich, Carlisle and perhaps Ingalfe will speak, and then the final vote will be taken.- Major McKinley said tonight he thought the bill wonld be ready for the presi- dent's signature on Tuesday morning, and he saw no reason why congress should not adjourn on Wednesday. MR, CE1SP Bike was today appointed post- fc Thomasville, risp left for Americus tonight. He e unwell probably from the effects Of overwork. -While he came here lastNo- Smber as one of the leading democrats of the house, fee the 'greatest democrat in the house, and the, man who will be the speaker of the next democratic house. E.W.B. KOCK CREEK PASK, The Senate Passes the Kill EetablisTitoff the Nicftel Contract. "WASHINGTON, September the senate, Mr. Sherman introduced a bill (which was re- j ferred to the committee" on appropriations) ap- i preprinting for the purchase, for the j use of the senate, of the Maltby house, corner of Hew Jersey avenue and B street, N. vacant lots on the north Bide. The conference report presented yesterday on the bill to establish Kock Creek park in the of Columbia was taken up, and after remarks by Messrs. Gorman and Gibson favor- ing the park, but deprecating the requirement that tho people of the district chall pay half tha cost and half the yearly expenditures r by Mr. Reagan, against the unnecessary extent el the park, acres, -whereas tho preat Cen- tral park of New York contains only 700 acres; and by Mr. Sherman, who expressed regret that the park had not been established ten years ago, when could have been obtained for and who also spoke againat the designation of army officers for the work of laying out the park, and against the requirement- of the district; to bear half the burden; the report was agreed to and the bill now goes to the president for his approval. The house joint resolution appropriating for the purchase of nickel ore and nickle matte for naval purposes having been received from the was laid before the senate and Mr. Cameron offered on amend- ment to it providing that such nickel ore or nickel matte so purchased shall be equitably distributed among the contractors of nickel steel and armor plating. 'Mr. that there never had bcenoo complete and demonstrating a test of of the nnamalgamation of nickel with steel for steel plates for vessels and ordnance as the recent one at Annapolis. The result of that experimontwas so remarkable that the secretary of the navy deemed it essential that he should (while opportunity offered) secure control of nickel enough to make an alloy for plates now being forged. The committee on naval af- fairs had had a full hearing on the matter of which the results of test were submitted, and he had been unanimously authorized to report the joint resolution. The house of representa- tives had passed it, and it was very desirable that the senate should pass it today. In the course of debate it was explained that It-was contemplated that the navy department should own and control the use of nickel pur- chased, under this joint resolution, and that tho matter had been amicably arranged with con- tractors for furnishing armor plate; that the principal source of supply of nickel Is Now Caledonia and Canada, and that the Canada mine is owned by citizens of this country, and that there were reasons, which it was not ad- visable to make public, for acting promptly. Mr. Gorman, while approving of the object of the iirpjjoged purchaho.' raised an objection FOUND HIS FATHER IN NORTH CAROLINA. The Strange Sequel to a Brooklyn Suicide. HOW THE LONG-KEPT SECRET Was Made Known by the Perusal of Old Letters. UN MNDONED MOTHER'S LIFE Weighs Too Heavily Upon the Young Man's Mind. CKABLOTTE, N. C., September very sensational story has come to light in the last day or two. Victor Li. Johnston, a young man ninetoen years old, shot himsoll through the heart at 130 Hendrix street, Brooklyn, N. Y. Most of his life was spent in bis grandfather's house, and when young Johnston grow old enough to converse intelligently, he would repeatedly ask Mr. K. K. "Wheeler, his grandfather, where his mother and father lived, but to this Question, he never received any answer. LOOKING THROUGH Ot-D LETTEBS. Some time ago young Jphnston was going through some old papers of bia grandfather's. He found some letters that had never been opened, and curiosity prompted the boy to open the letters, and after reading them the young man's hears beat quickly, and tears filled his eyes when he learned that he had a father in Fayetteville, N. C., and that the letters ho had just opened wore from his long-losffather, who was inquiring after the welfare of his son. SEEKING HIS FATHEB. Soon after gaining this information, young Johnston taxed his old grandfather with keep- ing his father's whereabouts from him, and a stormy scene ensued. Johnston demanded money to go to Pavetteville to bis father, but it was denied him. Not dismayed in the least, tho boy went to work. He obtained a generally believed, be maintained to the end of the trial. John Mbrlley, wiio has been personally investigating the condition of affairs in Ira- land, departed today for England. KT3 TROUSERS And Thla TFEKE KOIXEEf Vf, to Notfeo situation in real estate office in a rei-ie ly. Yon have not maintained that it is periuct, much less a panacea. As soon as it was brrn, it was set upon by the press and politic- tins. Its paternity was enough for them to know. "Farmers! what do they of "What is he to Hecuba, or Hecuba to "Xo good can come out of Nazareth." It liitked from Dan to Beersheba. It was presented to congress, It could not find a godfather. "Take it away! It is unconstitu- taonal, it is undemocratic; it is paternalism; legislation; it will break up exist- ing political And the majority, who, with the mi- nority buried youc illegitimate in a committee room, turned again to business, which was "to perfect" the tariff bill, to force one class (yourselves, millions in number) to to support another clasy (a few thousand to reform the worst form of pa- ternalism ever devised by jnon to rob bia to re-enact probably the most uncon- stitutional statute that was ever passed by Congress. Your numerical strength was not tnen tnowii- It was soon found out, and the next movement made against you was to divide your foicos. To effect that result four methods were adopted. One was to keep np the as- sault on the subtreasury plan; the sec- ond was to attack the characters and good names of the officers you had chosen to lead you in your great struggle the third was to decry and abuse you as disorganizes, aud the fourth was to organize and put out in- dependent candidates to beat the regular nomi- nees who represent the views of the alliance. THE WAT OF GREAT BEFOBilS. All leaders in great reforms have gone. through "great and you are not. end ill not be an exception. Old ruts worn deep are hard to get out of. Cus- toms are strengthened by age. Tyrants grew bold and defiant by long reigns. The men who live by ofilce abhor a change, lest they be exchanged. Those who lack faith In a suc- cessful result are timid thoy halt between two opinions, and at the first sign of division or weakness, join your enemies. Some flatter much fair persuade you of their earnest support, and, in the honrof trial, fiesert vou. Your greatest danger is in internal dissen- tion and division. If you stand together, yonr national strength is great enough to restore and maintain justice to all. At first. I thought your requirement for membership too re- Etricted. On rejection, I consider it wise. You are not politicians. You are not office seekers. Your rule is, therefore, wise, be- ic excludes from yonr bodies who might and would join to get control for personal promotion or to Create dissention in the interest oJ yonr enemy. Consisting, as your order does, of farmers, of one distinct producing class; being the principal taxpayers and burden bearers, there is no temptation to any of you? members attack. It is to divide you, your ranks. If you differ among yourselves as to the plan for assaulting your enemy, let no one outside your reap any advantage by it. Tho minority may not approve ot all details of your plan, but that is no reason for dividing and surrendering to any one who opposes it. Yonr success depends on an un- broken, front. You may depend on this, that you must look for fidelity to your cause within rnoro than without your organization. Dis- cuss and differ as you may, but preserve unity in action. BETTER THAN AST SUBSTITUTE OSTKIIED. Your sabtreasury plan is bettor than any that has been suggested as a substi- tute. It is gaining ground. The more it ia discussed, the stronger it grows. It stands farm advance of tha banking system, of tho warehouse system and tho tariff. The tariff of thirty years is cruel, systema- tized robbery for the enriching of a few thou- sand and yet ample authority is foundfor itin the constitution by those in control of the gov- The whisky warehouses benefit a few hun- dred, and they, too, find shelter under the con- stitution, The system was devised to enrich, and does enrich, a few hundred thousand, at the cost ot and its constitutionality is assumed and generally conceded. The eovernment became endorser for the i cine railroad lor over and that is adiudeed constitutional. Until within a year past no lawyer ever doubted the power of a state to regulate its own police and to protect its citizens against acts adjudged by the state to be m- iurious to their morals, but tho supreme court in the original package cases, has dispelled that flattering delusion. Who, then, shall say beyond questioning that a statute that should provide for further extension of the financial system; for expan- lon that would relieve congestion, and con- expansion wouia uo tection" of millions from the rapacity of a few for a stable currency; for the prevention of speculation in .the necessaries of life; for an increase, per capita, of the cir- medium, would be unconstitutional In the light of congressional legislation to erant bounties, build monuments, hold fairs, endorse as surety for persons, lend money without interest, enlarge and deepen inland creeks to make paper a legal tender, to tax state banks out of existence to make room for a favored few, to pay for a bond of only S100, to conduct the fish business, to support sufferers by fires and establish ands up- Dort a weather bureau, to dave Wall street Samblers from bankruptcy, to search for the pole, and to do many other like, deeds, who shall set himself up as the judicial uthoSty to decide ex cathedra the unquestion- ,utnoniy lity of your BUbtreasury able uncon cause those THSB QUESTION OF CONSTITUTIONALITY. Itlisa lamentable truth that in questions that can bo brought by construction under the powers oE congress rr and revenue, to tn relating regulation to finance of Brows. Therefore, it is an idle wnfte of Smo-to be discussing whether certain details your measure are or are not coastirn- ttonal? Stand bv your plan for relief; press it -l congress; demand, ,ts out ol order m not confining himself to the lOaolntion under consideration. Mr. Enloo retorted that sometimes it ap- peared that the speaker saw gentlemen on tho democratic eide out of order much more quickly than he did gentlemen on the repub- lican side. The speaker replied that, in some instances, gentlemen on the democratic side wore much more clearly out of order. Mr. Blount as also called to order for not speaking directly to the matter under consid- eration. He resented this, and declared that only the other day, when the resolution ex- punging the Kennedy speech from Tho Record was under consideration, Mr. Kennedy had been permitted to go on for twenty minutes re- affirming that speech. The speaker enquired whether the gentle- man from Georgia had objected. Mr. Blount replied that there were times when the speaker should object. The speaker said that he had seen nothing in the remarks of the gentleman from Ohio that called for his interference. The gentle- man had been allowed by the house to make an explanation. Mr. Blount remarked that the explanation was a reiteration of the offence. The speaker did not think so. No one had objected to it. Mr. Blount retorted that no one had objected to the delivery of the first even the speaker. The speaker thought that the gentleman did not mean to incorporate in his speech an intimation that the present occupant was in the chair. Mr. Blount said that he did not mean the present occupant. He knew that the speakei had been out of the city at the time. Mr. Enloe again took the floor, and lie also alluded to Mr. Kennedy's speech and-was called to order by the speaker. He protested and said that, on questions of privi- lege, the speaker had allowed gentlemen great range in discussion. The speaker inquired what gentlemen Mr. Enloe replied that he referred to gen- tlemen on both sides. He instanced the case of the gentleman from Arkansas (Mr. who, on a question of privilege, had been allowed to speak lor an hour, attacking the attack which, the speaker had taken very courteously. The speaker said that it was true that the gentleman from Arkansas and other gentle- men had made attacks on the chair, which should not have been permitted. Mr. we are settling those little The the question is on a reso- lution, and the house is not settling these little matters. Mr. does not come with propriety for any occupant the chair to indulge in wit and sarcasm and witticism at the expense of members of the floor. Tho chair calls the gentleman from Tennessee to order. Mr. gentleman will address him- self to the resolution. This he did, and the resolution was adopted. r of the session, bka of troubles that may arise in the future grow- ing out of chances in methods of constructing vessels, which will result from carrying it into effect. Messrs. Hawley, Plumb and Gay aiso camo into the discussion. Finally, Mr. Hale con- sented to let the resolution co over till to- morrow, saying that be would call it up im- mediately after tho routine morning business. Consideration ol the calendar was resumed. Tho houso bill to authorize the construction of a bridge across the Altamaha river, was passed; also, house bill granting leave of absence to clerks and employes in first and second-class postofiicos. Some time was spent in discussing the land court bill and the bill to amend the immigra- tion laws, but neither was paaaed. After a brief executive session, the senate adjourned. Brooklyn, and when, one day, he col- lected belonging to his employer, the longing desire to go to his father overcame his scruples, and he loft with the stolen money. When ho reached North Carolina, he found that his father was editing a newspaper in the historic old town of Fayettevillo. THE ABANDONED MOTHER. While in Fayetteville he gained his desired information as to the of his mother. The father told the boy that his mother was still living, and that he thought she was now living in Bast Now York. All this the boy was told by his father, and th.aC he had. left his wife fifteen years ago because of her loose habits, and that young Johnston's grandfather had disowned his mother for the Caused People BirdialL. Ont., September opened this morning at 10 o'clock, and in spito of the sloppy, rainy weather, there was no ap- parent falling off in the size of the crowd. spite of the hundreds of eyes which he knows are watching him, Birchall disappoints them, and shows no trace of self-consciousness, Miss Cromwell, of Eastwood, was the firsfi witness today. Sho testified that on 17th she went to the station to meet seme friends, who were to come on the o'clock; train. She met Birchall in a lane, coming from Brantford road to the station. He was dressed in a navy blue, short coat and black cap. His shoes were muddy and his trousers ere rolled up. She did not, at that time, know him. Ho entered the station and bought a ticket for Hamilton. She had no doubt as to hia identity with the prisoner. Witness after witness continued their ide n tification of Birchall. Some saw him coming from the train with Benwell, and others re- turning to a later train and at the station and upon arriving and departing trains. One of these witnesses was a bralseman, another was a train boy, who had soli books and fruits to the prisoner and had conversed with him ou the train leaving Eastwood. The trousers and muddy boots had attracted the at- tention of most of theso witnesses and tho event was fixed upon their me'mories in vari- ous ways. Most of them stood tho cross- examination well, and two or three remained positive and unshaken throughout. The testimony today was generally corroborative of yesterday's witnesses, and cumulative, pro- sen tjng no new features of a striking character. Crown counsel announced that tho evidenco for the prosecution was all in, when court took. a recess. BIG FIGHT A few days ago '10 Ne-.v York and told his grandfather all he had learned from his father, and it is supposed that the disgrace of his mother broke his heart. His father still resides in North Caro- lina. TOE TSIAL OF O'BRIEN. THE TA3EUFF CONFEREES. of the paragraphs inserted by the senatt viding for "customs commission" were stri Thoy Malic ICUelr of the C ban ECS Mado. WASHINGTON, September tariff conference had to deal with 464 amendments, many of them involving cardinal differences of principle in treatment and many the subject of a bitter controversy between conflicting in- terests. In the more important tems of this kind tho result of the committee's action was as follows: The date -when the bill is to take effect was made October Gth. February _lst next is fixed as the ultimate date upon which goods deposited in bond before October 1st may be withdrawn at the old rates of duty. All -e pro_ ____________ ricken ouTby the conference. The reciprocity! pro- vision, which was to take effect Juiy 1st next, is changed to take effect January 15, 1892. A Batch of Appointments. WASHTNQTOK, September president today sent to tho senate the following nomina- tions: B. Burd Qrubb, of New Jersey, envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary to Spain; Edwin H. Conger, of Iowa, envoy ex- traordinary and minister plenipotentiary to Postmasters: D. Barker, Gebrilo; Samuel Mullen, Bessemer. Missis- William S. Hamilton, Greenville; Natchen D. Fly, Water Valley. Georgia- Adam IX Kike, Thomasville. South Caro- Frances J. M. Sperry, Georgetown. J. Scuriock, Water Valley, Miss. Population of Cities and Towns. WASHINGTON, September census bureau today announced the populations of cities and towns follows: Charlottesville, Va., increase. or 107.84 percent. Danville, Va., increase, 2.7G9, or 30.G8 per cent. Lynchburg, Va., increase, or 23.Pi per cent. Staunton, Va., increase, 237, or 3.66 per cent. Selma, Aia., 7 C2G increase, 97, cent. Mobile, Ala., increase, or 9.23 percent. In Honor of John Boyle O'BelUy. BOSTON, Mass., September Tho correspondence between Katie Putnam and the Joan Boyle O'JReilly memorial com- Tlie Prosecution's Scbcitac to Delay tlio Pro- ceedings. DUBLIN, September streets of Tip- perary were thronged with people till a lato hour last night, discussing the exciting events of the day. As little real progrpes had been made toward a deposition of the cases against the arrested nationalists, and as the general impression created by the court's rulings -was not one complimentary to the tribunal's sense of fairness, there was much speculation as to what the morrow would bring forth. Lead- ing nationalists had a prolonged consultation in the evening. A further attempt to brine Sergeant Kennedy, of tho police force, to ac- count for some of the clubbing in front of the courthouse yesterday will be made. The situa- tion at Tipperary today is much more tranquil lan yesterday. The streets aro still thronged ith people who seem to be laboring under Wnlcli the Texan Sports are Trying to Geft Up. SAN ASTONIO, Tex., September letter was received hero today from. Bat ifasterson, the well-known sporting man. of Denver, who is arranging to bring about the Demvsey-Gallagher Dght. He says: "I have delayed a former challenge to Dempsey until the outcome of the Dempsey- Fitzwilliams controversy -was definitely settled one way or the other. I believe that the matter will be fully determined inside tlie coming week, and to bo candid, I don't thiulc there bo any light, I want the Dempsey- Gallagher fight "to take place in Texas for two reasons, a big rnd protection. I intend it a stake fight for a side and middle weight championship of America, with tho Tesas purse added. Dempsey will have to fight for the stipulated amount regardless, for the pur- pose or forfeit all, but, of ccur o> we want the purpose. I have written Luke Shore about Fort Worth as a suitable place, and suggested that he handle the affair for both pnities; that is that offer the .same purse and arrange matters to puii ofi the; match successfully, winch I know he can do. He is known in the as .1 square ami reli- able snorting man, and has tho same imputa- tion in Texas. I wound be glad to do any- thing to lake the fight to San Antonio, and interested Luke in matters some time If Dempsey refuses to fight GsllagLer, tvc T{ .11 .go after B'itzsimmor.s and_ dchignate Texas RS_ DA3IAGEJ5 Tho Effect of tne on RALEIGH, K. C., Septeaiber2G. [Special.] Telegrams received here state that excessive. rains have fallen in the Capo Fear tccticn, mainly in Brunswick county. Tmhiswere de- layed somewhat last night, the track of tho Carolina Central railroad being overflowed for long distances. In the central part of the state the rains were light. The stoi'ms wera worst near Wilmington. At Wrights ville beach it was very severe. The tide was extra- ordinarily high. Tho waves broke ovfcr tho beach inlo the sound, and the inhabitants Ocean View all left. It has not been so rouglt there for five years. Tho weather cleared, to the great relief of the cotton planters. The cotton is more open and exposed than ever be- fore in September. ma7bo four "Ston are com- flunendered-to one ot to The conference report on the tarift bill ivas at last reported to the houso late this after- noon. It was, however, made too late for ac- tion today. Mr. McKiniey gave notice tHat he would call it up the first thing tomorrow, and later he said privately than he thought the house would finally dispose of it tomorrow afternoon, and send it to the senate without further delay. Major McKinley and'Mr. McMillen Trill make the leading speeches for the two parties The. UUir' taken up in the touate on Moaday, wttoSen- t atate, ____________oyl mittee will bo published in the morning pa- pers. Miss Putnam begins her engagement at tho Grand opera house Monday night, Sep- tember 2Qfch, and tenders the opening night ai a benefit to the O'Beilly memorial fund, which, the committee accepts in a graceful acknowl- edgement. As this ia tho first professional performance yet oft'ercd for the fund, great preparations are in nrogress for it, and all Bos- ton is interested. ItpromiBes to bo an event in theatrical circles. Tho charming little star will be in Albany, N. Y., tomorrow and Sat- urday night, jumping- from there to Boston. TIic Kational Prison. Coajrross. CracizTCAXX, September The skies are still lowering and the rain falling, there a fair today at the national prison congress, in Scottish Kite ca- thedral. President Hayes was in the chair. The first thing on the programme was the reading ot the report of the standing commit- tee on criminal law reform, and. ny Charles Reeve, of Plymouth, laid, 1 Following this teas a paper on "The Leaaa System ol Alabama and Its Practical "Work- byW. J. Lee, of Groenesboro, Ala., a member ol tne boatS. of inspectors ol that possibility of an outbreak. A detachment of soldiers is assisting the police in maintaining order. The space in front of the courthouse is held by a strong guard, and both soldiers and police are patrolling the streets. DELAYING THE TRIAL. The session of court for the trial of tho con- spiracy cases w as of short duration this morn- ing. "When tho hour for opening came, the presiding magistrate announced that it would he impossible to go on with the case this morn- ing, 'as the judge of the country court required the building. It would be necessary, there- fore, to adjourn further proceedings until the afternoon. Before the magistrate could declare the court adjourned, Timothy Healy spraner to his feet and in the name of the defendant entered an earnest protest against adjournment for the reason giveo. It -wasnot he urged, that magistrates In such a case should suit their actions to the convenience of the country court. The judge of that tribunal should be the one to yield, instead of insisting on his rights in the premises. Men had been brought to Tip- perary far from their homes for trial. They had the right to expect that the trial would be as expeditious as possible. It was becom- ing more and more manifest, Mr. Healy declared, that the defendants were being treated with every discourtesy the authorities could devise. Mr Healy'a protest was unavailing. As eoon as he resumed his seat, court was ad- iourned until the afternoon. f When the TiTJperary court reopened in tne afternoon, Mrf Eonan proceeded with the statement of the crown's case against tho accused. The prosecuting officer read long ex- tracts from speeches made at various national meetings since the organization of the plan of the campaign and also quoted from resolutions adopted at the meetings. It appears to be the object of the prosecution to prolong the case Henry In, Boston. BOSTON, September the inclemency of the weather tonight, mem- bers of Reform Club turned out in large numbers to greet Henry Walter- son, of The .Louisville Courier-Journal, who> was a guest of the club at the banquet at tha Hotel Brunswick. Shortly after G o'clock, tho large dining hall of tho Brunswick bogan to assume a lively aprearance, and a large crowd, wns soon seated at the tables. The principal address of tho evening was delivered by Watterson. An Attempted SuScide. HCKTSVIIXB. Ala., September at 10 o'clock, John P. Spence, chief of the fire department, while temporarily insane, attempted suicide by shooting himself in the left breast -with a 38-calibre pistol, but the bullet ranged around and will not bo nec- essarily fatal. Spence is a prominent member of the Knights of Pythias and Odd Fellows, having returned Monday from the sovereign. grand lodge of the latter, as state delegate, which met in annual convention at Topeka, Kan. A Foartli District Split, SEI-MA, Ala., September 20. The fourth district colored republicans met here today, and nominated G. T. McCall, col- ored, of Lowndes county, for congress, to op- pose McDume and Turpin. The bolt is gen> nine and TV ide spread, and much earnest thusiaam prevailed in tbo convention. THE SPOB.TIXG Result of Baseball Games The Races. At Columbus- Syracuse postponed. liain. At Ten innings, drawn, Louisville, 1 base hits, 5 errors, 9. Rochester, 1 base hits, G; errors, 0. Daily and "Weckbeckor Barr and McGuire. At St First St. Louis, 15 baso Mts. 15 errors. 3. Athletic, 3 base hits, 3 errorSi Neal and Trust; O'Neill and Riddle. ____ c.' as far as possible. TSIH. O'DEIEK IMPATIENT. At one point William O'Brien, who, with Mr. Dillon, was to have sailed for the United States next weak, chafEngly reminded Mr. Eonan that his eh-ip was to sail for America on Thursday nest, adding that there appeared. to bo a- race against time between the crown counsel and the ship. When the court adjourned, Mr. Eonan was still speaking. Upon adjournment being an- nouncla, Timothy Harrington maae a strong protest against- the course that being pur- sued by the prosecution. He said it was very evident that the design of the government T7as to protract the trim to toe greatest possible length and he denounced this treatment ot the Tease as altogether unfair to the men who were being tried. His protests, however, seemed, to nave no effect the court, one the present policy of prosecttUoa tf ifl 4; base hits, 6; 4. Philadelphia, 0; baso hits, 11; errors, C. t and STagle; Gleason andj At 8; bactt hits, 9 terrors, 2. Philadelphia, 1; base bite, 3; errors, 3, and Boyle; Huetei and HaUman. Graveecnd Haces. TTORK, September race.'ttirea- year-olds, non-winners, added, eix furlongs, Veronica won, DruldeES Lord Dalmeny tfcird. Time 3 Second race, handicap sweepstakes, mile and a sixteenth, Rkono won, DiaWod, Befaulter third. Time __ T, Third. Eelltng- sweepstakes, two-year-olds, SltQQO added, siz furlongs. Donahue won, t B0conu. Adventurer third. 000 adaoi furlongs, BnSi won, Wh second, DremsUck thlia. Time SfcstH race, light weight handicap sweepstakes siToso addeA. lira Bival was, Suns iNEWSPAFERr SPAPERf ;