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• tilers—The Rome Tribune. M
Moated in House By
Vote of 74 to 64.
VERY BUSY SESSION
• * ;
Capt, deco's Bill to admit Noy Land
PASSED SENATE IN TEE AFTERNOON
"Needs Governor’s Signature
Only to Become a Law.
CONVICT QUESTION NOT CONSIDERED
Senate Inclined to Be Lenient Towards
Lynching—Great Deal of Minor
Business Attended To.
Atlanta, Not. 23.—Immediately af
»ter the reading of the journal in the
house. Mr. Felder of Fulton moved the
: reconsideration of the Calvin "mixed”
flour bill which passed the house Mon-
- day. This bill provides that all mixed
. flour put up by dealers in the state
- should be so labeled. A motion to re-
• consider was lost by a vote of 51 to 38.
The antibarroom bill by Mr. Boynton
of Spalding came up as a special order
of the honse. A motion to table was
lost by a vote of 84 to 66. The bill was
then put on its passage and defeated by
• vote of 74 to 64.
The session iu the house was a busy
•ne from start to conclusion and a great
• deal of minor business was put through.
The convict bill did not come up for
The senate is disposed to be lenient
with lynchers, and thinks three days
■ are not enough "cooling time” for a
man when a member of his family has
' been assaulted.
Senator Trammell Starr’s bill, leav
ing it to the jury iu criminal cases to
- determine whether sufficient time has
elapsed for the voice of reason and hu
manity to be heard after an assault,
was passed by the senate after a spirited
The senate spent some time in dis-
- cussing Mr. Kemp’s bill to change the
« superior court calendar iu the middle
'Circuit. The bill was dually tabled on
i motion of Senator B. F. Walker.
The house resolution providing for
4 'the purchase by tne state ot 4.0u0 copies
of "Georgia Forms and Practice,” by
Mr. J. H. Blount, Jr., of Mahon, was
■'read the second time iu the senate, the
'Appropriations committee having recom
mended that it be so read aud then be
The. vote on this bill in the house was
.180 to 11 in its favor.
Capt. Reece’s bill to incorporate a
strip of land lying between Rome and
North Rome into the city of Rome,
passed the senate this afternoon. It
only requires the governor’s signature
4o become a law. .
Galvewtouu An the Terminal.
Galveston, Nov. 23.—P. 0. Storey,
general freight ageut; O. R. Berry, as
sistant freight ageut at St. Joseph; T.
N. Hooper, division freight agent at
Des Moines, la., and J. Waddy Tate,
general freight agent at Dallas, of the
Chicago and Great Western, are here
looking over the advantages of Galves
ton as a terminal. The “Maple Leaf”
has for some time been sending a large
Amount for Galveston aud it is the pur
pose of the officials to post themselves
as to the facilities here forhaudliug and
giving it quick dispatch.
i Railway Telegrapher* W|n. *
Peoria, Ills., Nov. 23.—A telegram
-was received by the Order of Railway
Telegraphers saying Judge Sanborn of
the United States court st St Paul,
Minn., had decided in their favor a suit
against the receiver of the Union Pa
cific, holding that railroad employes are
entitled to representation ou the board
of trustees of the railroad hospital. The
amount of 875,000 in the hospital fuud
is ordered paid back pro rata to em
jtloyes who contributed it and the prop-
Arty is ordered sold.
Th* Trial or UaiAl* Thorn.
New York, Nov. 23.—1 n a little more
than au hour three additional juror* for
the* trial of Martin Thorn, the alleged
assassin of, William Guldeysnppe. were
secured iu the criminal branch of the
court of Queens couuty. The names of
the three jurors are: Nicholas Blake,
oarpeuter, of Freesport; Charles Schrei
ber, real estate dealer, of Valley Stream,
•nd George .Ellard «f Great Neck.
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THE ROHE TRIBUNE.
Athens is Filling Up With
Interesting Meeting of Widows and
Orphans Aid Society
Athens. Nov. 23 —About 200 dele
gates to the North Georgia Conference
strived here today, and every incom
ing train brings them by the scores.
All will not be in until tomorrow.
Tonight a most interesting meeting
of the Widows and Orphans Aid Soci
ety was held. The treasurer reported
$5,000 invested which was yielding a
very nice income.
Rev. M. J. Cofer made a very
touching speech, and Rev. Simon
Peter Richardson kept the meeting in
one continuous round of laughter by
one of bis characterte addresses.
The officers elected were Rev. M. J.
Cofer, president; Rev. D. 8, Myrick.
vice»president; Rev. P. H. Heard, secre
tary and treasurer.
The conference will convene at 0:30 in
the morning, with Bishop Galloway in the
Marriage of Prominent Young People-
Textile Mill Moved to Auniston.
Jacksonville, Ala., Nov. 23. —Mr.
William Scarbrough and Miss Pearl Pop*
ter, of White Plain*, were married last
Sunday afternoon at the residence of her
uncle, Mr. C. J. Porter, this city. Dr.
V. O. Hawkins officiating. They are
very popular young people among their
The textile company, consisting of
about thirty knitting machines, moved
to Anniston last week.
Chancery court is in session here this
week. Thanksgiving day will be observ
ed here by the school and business houses.
Pope Brown Read Blalock [Report Yes
Atlanta, Nov. 23.—The minority
report of£tbe Blalock committee was
read in the house this afternoon. It
was signed by Brown, Blalock and
To it was attached Calvin’s codicil
favoring taking away the agricultural col
lege, but replacing the land scrip fund.
The majority report will be read to -
WAYMIRE MAY BE NAMED.
California Judja I« Likely to Succeed
Attorney General AloKeuiin.
Washington. Nov. 28. —President
McKinley has not decided npon the man
to succeed Attorney General McKenna
when that official shall be appointed to
the supreme bench iu place of Justice
The report that Secretary Long is to
be attorney general is without founda
tion. The secretary’s health has been
impaired by overwork, and he would
not conset to take upon himself the ar
duous duties of the position in question.
Former Judge Waymire of California
visited Washington about the time the
resignation of Judge Field was made
public, and it is said on good authori y
that he received a practical assurance
that he would be made attorney gen
eral. He privately informed friends
that he had >een promised the place.
Shot Down <ii Hr* Own Store,
Selma, Ala., Nov. 23.—News has
reached this city of a font attempt to
assassinate Colonel Hendrix A. Hardy,
a prominent citizen at Polk, in the south
end of the comity. He was posting his
books iu his store when a shot was fir d
from the darkness without and he fcj
dangerously wounded. Henry Quarles,
a negro, whom Colonel Hardy had or
dered out of his store a few honrs be
fore, has been arrested. There is strong
circumstantial evidence against him.
REWARD FOR A MURDERER.
Georgia Couv.o: Guard Claim, He Knows
the Mayer of Clayton.
Atlanta, Nov. 23.—Governor Jones
of Arkansas wires The Journal that bo
will give a reward of SSOO for the arrest
and conviction of the murderer of J. M.
Clayton, who was assassinated in Plum
merville, Ark., in November, 1888.
Luther Aiken, a convict guard at
Pitts, Go., teils The Journal that he
knows the murderer and has sufficient
evidence to convict him, but that a re
wHFd of 850 u would be no inducement
for him to disclo-e the guilty party. If
Aiken’s clue is reliable the murderer of
Clayton is probably a convict, who is
now serving a term in tbs Georgia pen
A Capital!.*'. Fatal Fall.
Atlanta. Nov. 2T—H. Wiswall, a
Boston capitalist, who fell into the base
ment of the Grand building ovei. r
week asm, bus died of his injuries,
HOME, GA., WEDNESDAY, NOVkMBEH UH, 1897.
Coming Report About
McKinley Informed Members That Mes
sage Was Hear Done,
DID HOT READ ANT OF IT TO THEM
I ; .1:
Hopes For Some Kind or Cur
rency Reform Legts'ation
HIS IDEA OF REFORMS NEEDED
Law Providing That Greenbacks Be Paid
Out As Fast Redeemed in Gold Should
Washington, Nov. 23.—The cabinet
held a very short meeting, as the presi
dent and several of its members at
tended the wedding of Mr. Harlan, son
of Justice Harlan, and Miss Noble. The
time of the meeting was taken up with
matters of the several departments.
President McKinley informed the cabi
net that his message was practically
completed, but he did not read any por
tion of it to them. It is probable that
the message will be considered at the
President McKinley is said to be hope
ful of something in the way of currency
reform legislation at the coming session
of congress, even if it shall not be all
that he desires. His friends say that if
the matter is made an administration
measure and the whole pressure of the
executive is exercised a majority in the
senate can be obtained.
Mr. McKinley’s idea is to secure leg
islation that will at least prevent the
gold reserve from being drawn on in a
time of business stress. The law pro
viding that greenbacks shall be paid on t
as fast as they are redeemed in go d
should, he believes, be repealed. He
holds that redeemed greenbacks should
not be paid out nnless deposits of gold
coin of equal amount are placed in the
A PENSION CASE DECIDED.
Claim of Missouri Man For Twenty-SeVela
Year.’ Back Par K.J acted.
Washington, Nov. 23 —A pension
claim which has been pending 27 years
and which, if admitted, would- carry
back pay of $25,000, has been decided
by Assistant Secretary of the Interior
Davis. It is the case of Gottlieb Eller
sick of Missouri, whose claim for al
leged total blindness, due to disease of
the eyes contracted during the military
service in 1864, is rejected.
The case has attracted much interest
and aud presented many perplexing
features, but it was found that no record
of the existence of any disease of the
eye in. the service existed, nor was there
competent testimony to show the in
currence of any such disability iu the
The claimant was discharged from
the army in 1865 and did not lose his
sight till 1868. No effort to establish his
Claim, presentee iu 1870, was made till
1890, 25 yeats after his discharge, when
most of those who could have testified
from personal knowledge were dead.
The decision holds that the claimant’s
own statements were inconsistent and
flatly contradictory of his most impor
tant witnesses, aside from which the
physicians and oculists decline to accept
the oase of his present blindness as due
to any service origin.
GodiiotA*4*r W. «F. Hrya’u Dead.
Chicago, Nov. 23. Boyd Bryan
Sternsdorf, son of George J. Sternsdorf,
smoke inspector of the health depart
ment, and godson of ex-Governor Boyd
and William Jennings Bryan of N
braska, died here of diphtheria. The
deceased was born iu Omaha, March 10,
1891, on Bryan’s birthday, and was
named after Nebraska’s favorite sons
by an act of the state legislature, of
which his father was then a member.
Floor of a Church Falls.
Cleveland, Nov. 23.—Five hundred
persons had assembled in Cory Chapel,
■ negro chuych here, te listen to a ser
mon by Isabella Horton, the child evan
gelist from Jersey City, when the floor
collapsed and ths audience fell about 7
fest to ths ground below. There was a
wild scramble and something of a panic,
but paly three were hurt, and their in
juries were slight.
FATAL “SKIN” GAME
Three Negroes Killed. Two
Melee Started In a Dispute Over
a Very Trival Sum of
Colombia, S. C., Nov. 23.—Meagre
details of a big fight between negroes
near Baleeburg, in Edgefield county has
Night before last a big crowd were
engaged in a “skin” game, and a dis
pute arose over a trivial sum less than
A general fight ensued, and when the
smoke of battle cleared away three ns
groes lay dead and two mortally
wounded. * - L
It iis said that several arrests have
been made, but details are very meagre.
PIANO MAKERS TO UNITE.
The Lcflbdlnh Manufacturers In Thia Comb
tr/ Will Form a Tru.t.
New York, Nov. 23. The WesM
says that an effort is being mads te
unite the principal piano manufacturers
in the United State*. The Steinway,
Ohiokering, Knabe, Kimball aud Cabs
(Chicago Cottage) companies will, it is
expected by the promoters, with the
great supply house of Alfred Dolge,
form the backbone of the organisation.
The organisation will have branch
houses in New York. Boston, Philadel
phia, Baltimore, Washington, Cleve
land, Cincinnati, Chicago. St. Louis,-
New Orleans, Denver, San Francisco
and a few other large cities.
Great savings are expected on the out
put of JOO,OOO pianos (a good year’s
product) the saving in advertising alone
would amount to from $2,000,000 to $5.-
000,000. greater saving is ex
pected from the concentration in a few
factories in the great citie* of the work
now done in 100 factories scattered over
CHINA CALLS ON RUSSIA.
Asks the Ce*r to Ouat the Germaa Treepe
From Her Territory.
New Yobk, Nov. 23. —According to a
Washington dispatch to The World,
China has appealed te Russia to oust
Germany from her territory, as the re
sult of the occnpation by a German
force of a part of the Shan Tung penin
It is hoped by the Ohinse that the in
fluence exerted by Russia, which pre
vented the rehabilitation of the Turkish
navy, will be exercised upon Germany
navy with equal success in the matter
of her withdrawal from Chinese terri
Notwithstanding the efforts of the
Chinese government to get Germany to
name a date when she should withdraw
her forces, the German government has
taken no step in the matter and tho fear
is expressed in eastern and European
diplomatic circles that her occupation,
if not of a permanent character now, is
simply preliminary to such an end.
Gary to Try Liietgert Case.
Chicago, Nov. 23.—Judge Gary, who
presided at the trial of the Haymarket
•narchists, will occupy the bench at the
second trial of Adolph L. Lnetgert, the
alleged wife murderer, provided the
venerable jurist does not consider the
strain of the long contest too severe for
his advanced years. Lnetgert appeared
before Judge Norton and signed an affi
davit in which he stated that both
Judge Norton and Judge Baker were
prejudiced against him.
Waldekirk Trial Fo.tponed.
New York, Nov. 23.—The examina
tion of J. Waldekirk, who is accused of
shooting Richard Mandelbaum on Nov.
13 at a hotel in this city, was postponed
in police court ou account of Mandel
baum’s still feeble condition. The bul
let has not yet been extracted from
Mandelbaum’s chest and he will not be
able to appear in court for at least two
weeks, although his condition is not
Steamer ielegfa£ii Goes Down.
Cincinnati, Nov. 23—The steamer
Telegraph, one of the largest and best
boats plying the Ohio river, sunk at
Fern Grove, a short distance from
Louisville. The members of the crew
aud the passengers had a narrow escape
from drowning, and a number of sensa
tional scenes were enacted. The cause
of the accident conld not be definitely
learned. The Telegraph was on her
way from Louisville to this city with a
small passenger list and a light cargo of
freight. The Telegraph was so badly
wrecked that it will be a total loss. She
Was worth SIO,OOO.
W.yl.r Keaoliee Haroelona.
Barcelona, Spain, Nov. 23.—The
Spanish steamer Montserrat, with Gen
eral Weyler on board, arrived here, aud
the former captain general of Cuba im
mediately debarked. The demonstra
tion in his honor, which had been agi
tated by the friends of the general for
some days past, did not assume the pro
portions anticipated, and as he trav
ersed the streets the public appeared to
A-nerltn Aetree. Biop'ee.
Bebun. Nov. 23. —Paula Wirth, a fa
vorite Berlin actress, has eloped to Bu
dapest with a married riding master.
A Father’s Defalcation
Drove Him To It,
POISON AND BULLET
J. M. Charnley Stole Finds in His Posi
tion:’ of Treasurer, For a
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PBESBYTEBIAM BENEVOLENT ORDER
Son Became Crazed With Grief
and EndedjHls Life.
FATHER’S SHORTAGE OVER $600,000
It Took Place Last Summer, Since Which
Time Youngman Brooded
Over _ -
Chicago, Nov. 23. —James M. Charn
ley, Jr., the son of James
M. Oharnley, the defaulting., treasurer
of the Presbyterian Board of Aid for
Colleges and Academies, disappeared
from his uncle’s house last Saturday
and is believed to hare committed sui
cide in Milwaukee. Lying in the morgue
in Milwaukee is the body of a man who
answers the description of Oharnley.
Hotel people found him dead in bed
with a bullet hole in his temple, the
right hand clutching a revolver. He
had also taken a dose'Of poiton.
Chagrin over the disgrace of his
father, James M. Oharnley, according
to his friends, drove to suicide James
M. Oharnley, Jr., who was fonud in his
room in the Hotel Pfeister, Milwaukee,
with a bullet hole in his heart. James
'M. Oharnley, formerly president of the
Presbyterian board of aid for colleges
and academies, disappeared last summer
short some $60,000 of the funds en
trusted to him. This weighed heavily
ou the son’s mind, and it Is said that
for some time the young man had beeu
The sister and brother of yonng
Oharnley. both of whom are ont of the
city, were notified at once of the second
disaster that had come to them. The
brother, Charles, is in New York, and
the sister, Miss Constance, is at Smith
This second chapter in the first sorrow
comes with crushing weight, as young
Oharnley had assumed the place at the
head of the family which his father had
so recently left vacant.
During the days when the atotf of
Mr. James M. Charuley’s shortage was
being exploited in the papws, yonng
Oharnley had remained iu this city and
borne the brunt of the crimination, no
toriety and disgrace. For months pre
vious to his father’s disappearance, it is
said, the impending disaster, which had
hung like Damocles’ sword, by a single
thread, likeiy at any time to be broken,
was known to the youug man.
A United States <*aTalrym «n Gets 8140,-
000 by an Uncle** Will.
Burlington, Vt., Nov. 23.—Corporal
John F. Tholan, U. S. A., is the legatee
of $140,000 by the death of his uncle,
the late John F. Finch of Malvern, Pa.
Corporal Tholan has been, since June,
1895, one of Captain Dodd’s famons
Troop F of rough riders of the Third
cavalry, stationed on a bleak plateau in
Forth Ethan Allen, near Burlington.
The corporal’s head is not turned,
and he will not leave the army. He
will get a brief furlough to establish
his identity. He is 21 years old and of
athletic build, has good health and good
sense. He became a corporal only a
The legacy is partly in cash and partly
in choice real estate iu the vicinity of
Philadelphia. The nucleus of the for
tune fell to the late Malvern capitalist
from an English relative, and good
management doubled it. Though of
English and German ancestry, the cor
t>oral is American born.
Prlmery Election Legislation.
Chicago, Nov. 23. Through the
efforts of the Civic Federation of Chi
cago a national conference on primary
election legislation will be held iu New
York early iu January. Ralph M. Eas
ley, secretary of the federation, has left
for New York, where he will meetwitir
representatives of the primary election
reforms from eastern cities, and the
call for the convention will be formu
lated. It is the intention to secure con
cert of action ou a uniform law in the
various states this winter, when the
legislatures of New York. New Jersey.
Maryland, Ohio aud MassaohMetM will
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ANNA SHAW’S PLAN
Noted Female Preacher WouK
Be a Policewoman.
Ambition to Exchange Pulpit For
Club May Be Gratified By
_ Chicago, Nov. 23. —The Rev. Anna
Shaw may exchange her pulpit for a
dub. For ten years dhe
has been filled with an ambition for
public office and the particular office aha
BEV. DR. ANNA SHAW.
prefers is that of policeman or rather
policewoman. Her wishes are being
considered by the police authorities and
•he may yet become "one of the finest.”
She outlined her views to the dele
gates to the National Woman's Suffrage
association in these words:
"I would rather be a policeman than
be president. The one crying reform
that is now needed in New York and
Chicago is 200 uniformed women police
men to walk the streets.
"If Mr. Van Wyck or Mayor Harri
son had the knowledge of existing so
ciological conditions which they ought
to have, aud which I hope their suc
cessors will have, woman would be an -
active police officer. If these gentle
men wanted to know where to find
women to fill the positions and fill them
well. I could tell them. From the ranks
of the Salvation Army and the Ameri
can Volunteers could be obtained on
short notice zOO women, whose pres
ence on the streets of Chicago in uni
form would do more toward the elimi
nation of crime than many times that
number of men.
"It is often asked wtih relation to the
women police idea how a woman would
go about arresting a man. The fact is
that under present conditions few men
are arrested. Arrests constitute but a
small part of a policeman’s duty. It
ought to be jnst as much his duty to
prevent people from becoming criminals
as to take them into custody after they
have gone wrong. It is in this direc
tion that the presence of women iu the
police department would be a benefit. ,
"I would rather be a police officer iff
Chicago of Rew York than mayor of
either city. Womeji coqjd prevent SO
per cent of tie crime that now uit.
graces.bptfa cifieg. SRe could save mem
bers of hes sex who are driven further
down by the brtttal methods Os men. I
Am an ehthnSiast In behalf of the
Woman policeman. She is £ound to
borne, and the sooner the bettdh”
COLD ACL OVER COUNTRY.*"
A Bm»U Montana Town Reports Sixteen
Degrees Below Zero.
Chicago, Nov. 23.—The first winter
weather of the season is enveloping the
Whole middle south and west, the line
of freezing temperature extending as
far south as central Texas. Upon the
northwest it is decidedly frigid.
The coldest place in the country is
Havre, Mont., where 16 degrees below
aero is chronicled, while zero weather
is being experienced as far east as Moor
head, Minn. It is below that point
through North Dakota. At St. Paul it r
is 8 above, at Chicago 18 above and at
St. Louis 36 above, the latter being the
average temperature down into Texas.
The cold wave is moving rapidly east
ward and the Atlantic coast will, from
all indications, have plenty of frost for
Tnanksgiving. Qn Thursday, accord
ing to the weather bureau officials, it
Will be much milder.
Royal Standard a •‘Ringer.*’
Chicago, Nov. 23 —Royal Standard,
the grand champion coach stallion of
the Chicago horse show, has been de
clared a "ringer.” and his owners,
Graham Bros, of Claremont, Ont., have
been ordered to return the trophies of
victories as awarded by the judges. It
was found that the stallion was au im
ported half breed, not registered in
America and never can because of the
ruling of the American hackney stud
book. The state board will at present
hold money won by Graham Bros.’
draft stallion “Young McQueen" and
the hackney Courier until these trophies
shall have been returned.
Dsmsm* Fog ’•topi Traffic.
Londes, Nov. 23.—A dense feg is
hanging mer London. Trains have .
been stopped by the darkness at m*ny
places and navigation of the chanuel .s
seriously interfered with. Fog b«lls are
sounded and signal gnus are fired all. ,
Mr. Gledetene at Leaden.
London, Nov. 28. —'M r - and Mrs.
piadstone have arrived iu Londoa
Mssir wagr to. Omimm*