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Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - December 23, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia r HE ATL TA1 CONSTITUT VOL. XXII. ATLANTA, GA., TUESDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 23, PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS. HOAR IS MAD HJ3T. A VAIN ATTEMPT TO FORCE A VOTE. 35 Results in a Most Dismal pemocrats Kef use to Name a 3iay for a Talren In. XSHISOTOX, December Granny Hoar is playing in hard luck. He IMS become desperate in bib endeavors to iss the force bill, lie was in his seat gritting his teeth and tearing piper into small frag- When tfae sonata met this morning he had determined to force a vote today, and at the first opportunity gave formal notice that he would that the senate Taie a recess until 8 o'clock this evening when tbe session would be continued until a vote on wo could forever eliminate the negro as a political factor. said ho> "is the universal sentiment the southern people. But I know of no way to eliminate the he continued, "except by repealing the fifteenth amendment. This amendment adopted as ix safeguard for the negro. The amendment had demonstrated that suffrage, instead of protecting the negro, is the real basis of all his practical trouble." OPPOSEIJ TO TUB PROPOSITION. Senator Vance, of North Carolina, is opposed to the proposition. JHe snya the whites of the south have nothing to gain by abridging the negro's right of suffrage. The negro without buffrage would be an incubus upon our mate- rial prosperity. They would lie -without re- sponsibility and, as buch, a, danger- ous element hi the community. We are gradually working out this race problem to a happy solution, A. few years more and we will have aolved it ihe elections bill was received. Bqt at comPlotoly- As tho negro acquires property ho becomes a better citizen. Ke then becomes as desirous of good government as his white o'clock. Senator Voorhees was literally pound- ing the force bill into fragments. He was making one of the greatest speeches yet heard on this question, in which ho showed up not only tha infamy of ibis bill, but the rascality of the republican party in elections generally, reading all the correspondence between Quay and others about the recently exposed plan to colonize negroes in "West Virginia, Indiana and Connecticut. Senator Hoar attempted to interrupt the Indtaniau many times, but failed. At (i o'clock, however. Senator Voorhees concluded, and then Hoar moved a recess and demanded a vote. THE CAME WAS BLOCKED. Many democrats had retired. There was no quorum present, and George Frisbio again suc- cumbed. But he is mad, and will probably do some- thing desperate tomorrow- He might attempt to put through a gag rule. Tonight !Mr. Hoar stated that if the senate refused to pass this bill the republican party should no longer incorporate in its platforms objections to the suppressed negro veto of the south. A refusal to pass this bill meant that they afraid of a remedy, and it was useless to longer, speak of the disease- A NEW SCHEME. Hoar is, however, not hopeless yet. He tight the. thing to the very all the iime attempting to i have tbe senate adopt a Taj rule. The latest; policy emanating froin the bram of Senator Spoanor, is an endeavor to give new life to the discussion by arousing :ectional irritation and feeling to such an cx- !8ufe as to make it difficult (or any republican to revolt from his party. Tho idea is for re- publican speakers to give vent to insinuations charges of violence, fraud, murder and general lawlessness in the that will HPOuse the southern men to make beated and rash replies, which will lead to sectional debates of such bitterness as to solidify the re- publicans for the bill. It is a despicable scheme, but the force bill men are desperate, and are capable ot reporting to the vilest methods for success. The financial Bill. The bill te be sleeping. moo so afraid of-free- that they dare not to take- another step :ml oss assurances can bo gotten that free eoiii- will not pass. Those men. would jiot even give free coinage to gafc the force bill. In vtow of these facts, there, waa a -weH- sabatantiated story whfspered around the capi- lol today that, the financial bill would be held oil until Ifttu m the sebiuun, in order that ahquld free coinage go through, the president might "pocket" the bill rather than veto it. Senators Taben Sn. Twenty cr more United States senators and the vice president, are the victims ol the lateat and neatest all confidence games. The eenate has, indeed, been "worked" j neatly and successfully by one of the shrewd- est of confidence men. It was done iu this way: "Within the past neighbor. In North Carolina we are satisfied tlio existing ticclal and political con. with ditions. General Catchin of Mississippi, aid the elimination of tho negro from politics by dis- franchise uieiit would be a happy solution of the race problem. Public sentiment in Mis- sissippi, ho believed, favor this so- lution. Colonel O.iles, of Alabama, was the first man to propose tins solution, in an interview over a year ago. lie still it. T Mr. Mills, of Texas, said: "Tho republicans would inner consent to the disfranchising of tho even though the southern representation was decreased thereby. If you eliminate the negro vote the demo- crats would control tbe government by an overwhelming majority. If the negro vote was eliminated Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Towa and other states woukl be democratic, for the simple reason that tho republican majority in these states is less than the negro vote. I believe the same coultl be said of Michigan, Connecticut and Massachusetts." E, B. Vourkces on the Elections Kill. Mr, Voorhees then addressed Iho senate. J The opening part of hjs Bpeeeh consisted of a criticism of President Harrison for that portion his, message to urging the passage of the bill. If Mr. Harrison, he said, should undertake to put on tbe stage "a school for could not do better than that portion of his message that related to fair and honest elections Tho rank corruption the presidential elec- tion oE 1888 was resting, folded away in "blockg of and was still fresh a iidj carefully pre- served 111 the minds of the American people. Mr. Voorhoes cnnrjjed that UJiin siity duvs after the of the present ad- ministration, aii extensive, powerful and corrupt conspiracy was ofnned to im- port a certain class of voters from distant parts of the country into the states of Indiana, "West Virginia and Connecticut, in order to secure majorities for these states for the republican ticket in 18JG. Proof ot it had been published in The New York World on the 4th pf October last, including a letter frpm Mr. Huston, treasurer of the United States, to Mr. Lindsay, author of the plan, "declaring himself heartily in favor of the and saying that he would speak to tho president TOEE.INSTBUCTED. THAT J8 TUB xy TO BRING SENATOR VANCE INTO LlM; TItQ Farmer a' AUIeuro Vt'ill Commit State Legislature to tlie SiVbtrpasury, Plan and Instruct Vance. about it- It was painful. Mr. Vporhes inarttetl, to resect thit a man, who knew Benjamin Harrison better than any other man in public life kpew him; aho had carried him and his fortunes through tlie stormy and corrupt campaign of 1.SS8, in In- diana; had studied him and his political methods at close range, felt himself warranted in submitting for his consideration and ap- proval a corrupt project for the overthrow of honest resident majorities by the shameless importation and colonisation of black voters from the south and yet that man (Huston) re- tamed his high office, had met with uo rebuke and continued to in executive favors and confidence. The names of Dudley and ha.vins been introduced in connection with this scheme, for colonizing negro voters in Indiana, Mr. Voorhees said that he took no pleasure in commenting pu th.e names oE men connected that conspiracy, but he would not remain silent when even most exalted Gorman, Quay, Vest spd various others, have raceiye4 lexers signed Wjlh'am Duva.1, 825 Baltimore street, Baltimore, Aid., m which. Hie were made "hat h.o bad named his first for the to whom, the letter iva? Britten, the nan.e hejr.g different fa each In hib letter to Senator Hoar, he Ti-rote: iatUe iTCorgo Friahie is getting along nrstrate, ind I hope that tie may Uve to be as upright and aonest as tho man after whom he is named. He s our farst -tod as as we havo his picture "Alian I will send you pne. Also, enclosed you Qnd five tickets for an entertainment which js jiven lar my benefit. I would, not have troubled ou theun, only week I had my jog broken vfliile at work, and my friends are giving this for :ny benefit. The tickets were each, and for the past week our statesmen have been mailing five- Uollai bills, with letters of appreciation, to Mr. William Duval, until that gentleman has anoagh funds to spend a great and plorioas Obnstmas. The vice president was so well pleased that he sent a silver cup with his crisp, silver certificate. TH3 OAMB BiSCOTBBKD. Perhaps the game would have continued sittil it had included all the southern senators members of the house, but for the fact Senator Manderson and Senator Merrill, fcoth oj whom had received letters, and were so highly delighted to have namesakes, that sach went to the other to tell of it. Then the letters w special acJiemo oj bringing it about. This agreement to obey tlie instructions of the legisla- ture ah to secura for their reforms the support of Vonce by issuing to him through the legislature, and if they neglect to sei-urc these instructions that will not be Jus tault, A way to the settlement of ditlerences Vance and the aUtaiiceuien has been found. There is now an opportunity to maUe a caroful iinrt wise embodiment of alliance principles in the plans of reform which will be dience to the following telegram from General Buger, dated St. Paul, December 12, JKOO: Commanding QfJicier, Fort Yiitos, Jfi eimimimdor tl.rt-'Cted that you make ij. y u special duty to secure the person of Sittiiip 3JUU. Call on tlte Indian accnt to co-operate and such assistance as will best promote the in view. It appears that John M. Carignan, teacher of GrandeUiverday lioll'a IIOUKO, had kept Agent McLaugUHn well informed aa to the movements of Sitting Bull and his -followers. At 3 o'clock, on the morning December Hth, he went over to ''Bull Head's" house and thei'o learned that Sitting Bull had written the agent for per- mis'-ion to go to Pine Ridge, He received an urgent call from his friends to jam tltem, and thai Gail was to appear to them. Bnll Head said that Bitting Bull had ona4e up bin mind tOjgo with or without the agent's permission, and ho asked Carignan to advise tho authorities to arrest Bull at once. Upon tUjUi information, which was conveyed to military headquartoni, orders for his arxeat wore issued. THE VOTE VKKY CLOSE jAml the Result at the ItJltenny Election Not Known. KILKKKNY, December Timothy Harrington says that priestly coercion was '-rampant throughout north Kilkenny fcodftyt dmd that the Parnellites have good grounds to petition against the validity of Henn.essy'3 election, should the latter lie shown to have Defeated Scully. The polling passed off ftnietly. There was UQ disturhance here, and no disorder "worthy of mention is reported at nay of the other towns in the district. Jlessra. Redmond and O'Kelly have left this town on their way to Paris, where they expect to meet Mr. O'-Erien. THE PKOCESSXOS AT Advices from Johnstown utate that Hen- Jfessy's supporters, headed hy a number of en- Hinsiascic priests, inarched through the streets, a scene ot wild excitement. The pro- cession was cheered by Hemiessy's freinda and greeted with groans by his enemies. It was Urifih difficulty that the police prevented a se- Tfous collision. Jaunting cars from parts were driven into town touded with Hennesay men, but in spite of this tho Parnellites claipi majority at Johnstown. FLIGHTS AT TUB The esciteinenii existing: in this town was iRCreaaed. when i? became known that Scully, tbe ParuolHte candidate, had entered a formal protest before a- returning officer against the lasity of regulations in regard to the admit- tance of strangers to polling stations, and his friends asserted that the pretence was apparent HI polling places nf many priests who were Icnowfl to be wupportera of Hennessy, This they claim, ia irregular, and contrary to Voting In this section proceeded slowly and there-was not so much expected. WILL MEET TODAY. CO-3T- AND WILL ORGANIZE THIS MORNING- Tbe Men AVlio IH Pius Upon the of the Story of How It AU Came Aboot- Hox. J. it, "WAitBKN, of Chatham. HOK. GEOBGB A. MICBCIGR. of Chatham. HON. J. O. C. of Itiuhmond. HON. "N. J, HAMMONJI, of Fulton. Hox. mt resolution providing for tbe practical re- the fifteenth amendment, or the dis- "-iBchisement qf the negro. He says the uth is willing to lose her representation gained enfanchising the negro to eliminate from politics, hut ho doea not believe republicans per saying the bill authorizing the city of Fort V alley to issue bonds for waterworks h assed both liouses-and would become a law Official Report vf tho Attack Upou tinff BnlU Decenitier commis- sioner Indian affairs has received from Xiuiian Agent a report dated Fort Yated, y landing agency, December 18th, of tho tight between the Indian police and tho followers of Sitting Bull on tho 15th instant. Agent Mclaughlin saya: The troops left Fort Yates at midnijrht on tbe 1-ith forGrando.rjver, with I-ouis Primeau as guide, anil uiy Indian police, who were then at Grande rivor or on route, were in- structed to arrest Sitting Bull when the troops were sufficiently near to afford them protection in case of resistance to arreai. At tla> break on Monday morning, the 15th, the pohre went to Sitting Bull's camp, direct to his house, and surrounded the house. A detail was sent into the house, where Sitting Bull was sleeping hunbus. Hon. X, J, Hammond made the sixth, and Jud-e 3ZcCutohon aud Hon. Wallet Kill be on hand tfaia morning. At various tiines during the day these seii- tlemen called 011 the governor and iiccepteJ the traist placed in their It was decidevl what tho fprinal organization of the commission should take place at 11 o'clocfc this morning. Tho commission will meet at the ci'nor't. oltice ;it that hour. It is thought that the fommpnre its work about January 13th- The say the work -n-ill take about thirty days. Itrse'-u- mated 'oy others thattlib VOTJC will take two or tliree inoiiths. IKE NEW LSS.SCrS TO TAKi: HOI.I'. President Thomas of the Chaiia- nooga and Hb. Louis, will the city today. It bas beau agreed that tho road will he deliv- ered to cauipaiiy ou Saturday afternoon in- stead of Saturday at midnight. An adjourned meeting of the old levees of the I'oad will bo held today at room 104, Kinihall Louse. It will be A uf meeting, as be present. The be closing up the affairs of old company, to dpnrormjj cei'tain mattois affecting its i.iterePt6. A conference will bo held Saturday after- noon between ernor NprUieii, Colorol Thomas and ex-Governor -Brown, at which the final arninjiemeiits will be fox the transfer. A Serious -listakn. The following If ttcr receded Swrhcir-yptcTThiy, calls atrentioii "to a. de- cidedly serious in the Reese report on tIMS Western am! Atlantic properly. It es- pecially intfin'stinef in connoctiou with the work by the AI-LVMI, frort home ino v Iio'e Hu and in the to ;ovi i: jmrclui'-e'J a viic of Ju.vla'.Kiu ?IH! returned hmiiC. He lol.i las ih.i: it In-, i-.'-t dsiy on e.irth was aliaiK vear? oltl. I was f.iu1 of frvpn rnuntv h IUO-.E l.snjit'lS. Uo u.eJ .it 7 usck I i-t W VGTO'V., 15 y iIiM-c of -lutmt, Uenry iiasb.o Fouth aitiller." l.a-s iK'on dm.'iirc'l JLS in berof the commmioji aprumttid foi- li.e pose of .selecting Mte a f at same point on ihn of dull til -Mr or Maters connected tiiciitw.- h. upt An insiino woman, limned Mrs ilicltard K. Campton, wandered iroin her home near in Jlutherford oonuty, morn- inji and upun seaich being uiaUi- lior lyst she in ;i 'jo'n her cut. She is, in n uynij; ai.d Sp have atieiuptbd TUo Kei if ;v uiu. Decemlicr yj. ruturat oju'uyd dull and dyciiaed and ajraiu Sell enj-y at ten tatdeien poinli decline Si-inn The drprcssioii was iiKimlv tUo of tlie of the party, i, tuuii iH-fii uiaUiiitr -tronjj to support .-oini The report frnm titc l-iu JK jion- fn.ui Nt tli.'ii .'t tiiiit port nui> iinjcs, helped weaken siiut waa 1-10 anrt very tiulJ. TELEGRAPH cruidcr yesterday went to on Uer official trial trip. JUteuiaii Itrotfcpr-, v, of Fort "Wortli, Tex yebtt-rdav. llsrliii rejujrt tiiat ;Xi.OOO KusFian Jews jre expected to arrive at and tbat arranstieiita arc matlo there to send tiiem to Brazil. In the house of representativr'a yeaterdav, BlancluirU elfcrctl 4 repQluUon inquiring into tin; lei lime pf Sitciu? liqSl ar4tt to mtetlf igate the threatened outbreak of the Indians. Under a rulinj; of the secretary of tfcQ the tax is remitted for the Kcntuctty at Louisville, on tlieir whisky burned laat summer- Tljcauioant The ship Maguec If ft Portsinontli terday lor the PI Cislwjy. Trith ineai and potatoes, together v. ith a iji.ant.ty of rncnt is tin- gm'tnimi'iit to relieve distress ia certain ot Ireland. The New an jouinal at. Sjtr.n-riictd. i a CacVrttojs ot in cjimtry. j. i- m get i.u .r virtcrtnfij Un j NEWSPAPER! ;