The Augusta herald. (Augusta, Ga.) 1890-1908, October 12, 1898, Image 1
THE SOLDIERS ARE COMING AND EVERYBODY IN AUGUSTA SHOULD OET READY TO RECEIVE THEM-IT MEANS A UVKLYTiMI "T TUI " •,**»**. ADOVITA } t |Mnt*, I i«<ww | |l|« *■»«<*!#« tWIM ! p * **• b*ngping U >mk I •HMk r**»m 1 WORK BY BID Mr. JoloH Phinliy IVuvw Ocvoiion ta Thai Policy. Intensely lntcrc*ting Meeting us the City Council. THE NEW CODE. fir Hiwii. »n» N* twinrt *«A I m INiwimii tnrrai>• iiim, M IIM iwaiH IfetMaed U • 'Nil It* CN) HiMM| w Ik* Ml ties! WMW-. Mlf«rl I* tat Daat llse N#*l Major * Nkf) la )l.|a». Til* ifpriil ■M’trih Jtyl of ihf f | mifttfi |<ot»riiaf 4*«ri«fvd itta «mt i f Ufa Ml hMffr*Mii tlial hat oprsf- I f , wi Ip potato lisp Tto flwttft of fft** fill ptlftiif Ibd of <OtUlit or or It ; rtoiif rMM »«. Mr, of tiMi mao to MNMfU, ilhioff Ilia frtotiit to tlio* of Hl| lovvftfliftt Hy "rtmtfort mao* aa (I# la j mJ, la m*oot tit ifaitcy of ' rot at root root, oftrr (oopriltiir lr«i> i Okio rttjr aotk of ott iifidieab t kitot* ' Cuwiiii Mkiatd Mr l*litolfy vita |i* ***§(f*** fast that f*r«UMfa*l imfrforr ■ ■»tii» hi ilia dapartmrot of tlfa |»oh* j Hr aork* mamioi-otn hr t»y roo* tract. Il oaa to orfrnd. Mr FhitiUty, f*iri Vr*wg hit polJry, wOltf Ilia city oElrtal fitii* ill pot out to tbr leoral , Itaynaarllt hhhk r In (fas moitrlf did ' Ciot fallow him Hia sufriratloa to that •ad «aa vofttf *l«#wn. That wh?rt» oat moat intcreal<ac j tit a motion of Mr }%oiiy to ao inakr amradrnrat in j (|»r n« w rode that hmrrforll the Ml* ary of the mayor of Augusta he $3 M$ inclead of |3,«» It was made l*)aln that this did not apply to Hon. , Patrick W**»b who W»» elected tor j thr*» yt are »t $1 000 par rear. Mr ftoward. Mr. turnback. Mr. Oar rati aid other member* dissented to thia. making the point that the done? runtd of a mayor la Augusta «r«re writ worth $3,00© In rtiniimntliit. “That may be ao." Joined In Mr. Mileliy, with the running dlacuaal'tn. "but the Atlanta mayor geta but fS.SOfi." "Great guns!” ejaculated Mr. How ard. "You don’t mean to nay Atlanta in as big aa Augusta”’ By the time the responsive laugh had subsided, the rlty attorney was on hi* feel to explain that the proposed change came under legislative enact ment and the matter was dropped. The City Printer Discussion. The city printer discussion was very Interesting. As elated. It wa* suggest ed by Mr pfc’nlsy that the official print- ; tng be let to the lowest responsible j hltldcr on a bond of $5,000 approved by ■ the finance committee. In the same J prragrapb Mr. ! Phinisy had It that other than official printing also be let ! by contract. Mr. Garrett made the point that the ■ proposition was Impracticable. His 1 jiolnt wss lhat Job printing could not j be estimated in advance —the amount of it. etc.—for an Intelligent bidding end that newspapers only could do offi cial printing and Job offices Job print ing. Mr. Phinlzy said his sole object was to put out at contract such printing as could be done by contract. The Mayor—‘T wish to say that the official printing is now done at a lower price to the city than It is worth. If you put out this position at contract you might, on the same principle, put out every office in the city at contract. The official printing is new done for SI,OOO per year. This includes all the official printing of the city and the beard of health. Including the registry list.” In answer to a question by Mr. Rob ertson, the mayor reiterated the work done as official business. Mr. Phiutzy—"Well, if it be found that the city can get done for SSOO work now done for SI,OOO, I say let us get It dene.” Mr. Castile—“l object to the pro posed amendment.” Further Discussion. Id answer to a question, Mr. Phin izy stated that his proposition did eway* with the elective office of city printer —that the newspapers, respon sible and bonded, should come in and bid to do the city printing, the con tract going to the lowest and best bid der. At Mr. Rice's request, the .aw as it stood was read. After some further discussion, the mayor expressed the opinion that the preposition was new matter and should be introduced as a separate or Ilk COU A *tt* THE AUGUSTA *f*s t «f k ML pK. m * r 2 \mm *S ENAPf *•* tmto wEm j I ||mhk She (MkNpfMiNti if tMtMP dPK-j# s * $ Nf f I Wfa*!*’* #sv # 1 i»* >%• *s**•p •##■- I MMfaflßfaMU Ml i % ' 11*441*1 tfIMM *%• m* j L*nti «sf# It* tik>i**&w*** tsnis?* v Tk " s * 1 I m Vkskity «k$ mm *•«» t* mm i I §»** (fafa $Hk *• &• i%# (MHH( (EmM t## i r. ,f TE# Sniff EtkHlitff AT#t ***** *»«*■"■ if mm j IMP*** Ifcit 1M pSMMfII IMM M Mr I TSMeMv in fncrmpi wwd tlfa rS#lr tr» I S MEMiE'Hi il* ■aunt *sks s# »#4l [••lad sst ck skjartkok, Tk*m tka k*»-1 ' SMMMMvI iSI(HH>f' | > mrw< rKltf'AC'f SEEfENR* I |m#si ttESM «• for *•£# H •*# •iilnifpf * I Tim r*if |kf i«i rmm rp ■ *S.«tS woHMf (Sr fflMflflEHl I Tin Masts WNt It ikf Srm4 ff I I4.MM ftr*' | Mr fkliUr' "Tor liHklul prrfarm | tk# Miif ' l tlfk to «t#tf fur (M kiov br t» till trrk ro«HI W 4n*# M j * Mil I so t«l ElilH# I# fJSffttUE* 1 iE«i killsZ* I “ TSt* nrapa> T|nß Is «m ! 1.5.. I’titft it kfttiM i*.,* i^sttlri jlotut hiiifl r, M* opitiov l« lluK •] > rfHcwblf k s(ifftfti(tfli <»uihi to hr j | firorldffl fur mcS rork HW<I ! hfti|»ffr rrlrrit 4 to Ao (Sr «wk *’ ,Hi» hottor kgila ttalfHl Urn ih* tntk II Iftf krill door St no fsrtiSl to Ik* | rlty printer. Tlk* msttrr mt lo e vvtr »ti 4 tlif* | ayr» and nom n* rr nllfd Ko**r “jm** 1 hrotf*E aw Vtrard j Thr Chs r- “Ttir km/ to Barr | . It.** Thr Chair <after a i any on# nk fer a dirtaion?** Mr Pbialsy “Oh. no! I don’t think I anyone wants a division." The Chair- "The nor* have It. Tbe amendment is lost.” Changes That to’ere fladc All the amendment* «v*ro sugg<«;c4 by Mr Phinixy. All pnswed bo. the ;rne bearing on chy printing. One bad bearing on extending police Jtirtadlc tiuo on land acquired by the elty m connection with the wa t rework anne required the commiaatoner of public works to be present at eotmcll meet ings; one required that bills and *c icetmts be approved by the chairman of the committee on account*, a* well ns tbe mat or, and chairmen of the de par; ment concerned; one required the ; clerk of council to "be present at cottn ril and rommltlc meetings; one that Ino liquor llcenae ran be granted with out consent of a majority of members in whose ward the l c?nae Is to oper ate, These are all customs now tn vogue, but <vere not regularly Incor The mayor reported to eouncll on hia trip to Washington in tbe inletest cf securing the army ramp. One liquor license was granted and council ad journed. Thare were present Mcsars. I>am back. Robertson. Garrett. Rie**, Ptito lay.. Howard. Oashln, Barrett, Carter, Roberta and Jsjugee. TMO PHILO PHPONEAN Were Entertained Yesterday By Miss Florence Myers. The Philo Phronean I.kerary Circle met Inst evening at the home of Mrs. Florence Mye-s and enjoyed a literary treat in the discussion of “Scottish poets.” The next meeting will be held on Oct. 25th at the home of Miss Em mie Balk, when "Heroes aud Hero Worship" will be the theme for discus sion and several interesting papers relative to the subject will be prepared and read. NO LYCnun THIS EVENING riclntyre Will Be Heard on 13th and 14th instead of 12th and 13th. The date for Dr. Mclntyre’s Lyceum engagement has been changed and he will be heard on the 13th and 14th, not on the 12th and 13(h, as has been ad vertised. This change was effected through a telegram received yesterday by Mr. Jones. AUCTION PARfY. To Be Oiven Friday Evening at the Home of firs. Cook. An auction party will he given on Friday evening at the home of Mrs. S. H. Crook, No. 1928 Greene street. The young ladies will carr ’ basket lunches which will be auctioned off to the young men. The proceeds from the auction will go to the Baptist mis sion church. t ROUSING RALLY _ Tht %ui)ton Mcctlnf in thr Ellth Ward a ItifT Suit \%jt. ••Down With Prim* rlc*.“ Cry nf the .Ten Who Met There. WARM TALKS. tk* Hkiis Prism• I* a Pakss.*' Da kgs." AaM fir. Pt«(|*H- *tf s*a iMai ta HMrm ktaa i flaa ttks I t«M< t w tsar Whs* aad UuMrtsf" A>k*k Mr. Oullrkga. •<fka PHsmm • Hamkug." laM Mr. IMa Hlrh*E hml hail 1% Wove Ha»4 nr* • I-- a s>.«;■ % H i.'S 4 * * * .4’ 4 I mmr* at right o'rlorh. hat thr Slhth ahoat aa hoof later and thr martial «a>trd for thr tsaad Tha hand did irrhr at lari and a tons with It a lats# tr*a»aarracy littrtii thr folltaaiaE, j "| tow a with thr Primary ,* \ | ! 'TCoiial Rishta to Alt. Eprlil PrtfT I -ara to Moor * Matt Sana far Cmodt * | * Thr fVopla a Cho c# " Aftrr Chairman Olhorr had r*l!#d thr mrt Inc to ordrr and thr last .trains of the band had died out. Mr. | Charles Ptcquetl lank the stand snd | straight»■/ proceeded to rap the •Wta , primary Mr. Pkquctt’s Spmh. I "If I had consulted n»y ow* pM**a tirs aad srtohea tonight, I would be a bed Instead of addressing you boneal. hard working, sober men of the Fifth ward. "It bas been my pleasure for the law four ear* to address tbe people who first look me by tbe hand nnd made tnr what lam lis placed In a rather embarrassing ponuion tonight. I <vua Invited to speak at a meeting In this eard tha* was held. It was said, for tbe purpose of holding n fair and honest election but I discovered that under the fair and honest election pur pose lurked tbe hideous face of selfish ness. "It 1* only necessary to look at th* personnel of the upholders of the fair election to see of whal It is composed The while primary U only a political dodge and you can't strike It out. What does th ■ white primary mean to j the people of the Fifth? There ate about 126 colored voter* In the ward. In a Black-Watson conteat you might squeeze in about 175. but you would have lo raise nigg rs mighty fast. These ptople, these Puritanic politi cians. say they want a wiilte primary —because they can't out-vote 125 ne groes? "They want to deprive men of ihelr ballot “ho have the prerogative un der the Constitution of the United Slate* to exerciae that right. Cow ardice takes no meaner form than when the oppressor crusher* the weak. They know that several hundred In the Fifth are not registered and there fore would not cdst their vole* in the prlmaty. "Didn’t Elliott endorse Mattison? (Cri-s of "Yes, res.") This move ment for a white primary i« purely to cripple the administration. They de sire lo cut off the power of one who ban been elected to off ice. Th'r£ rxuld cut off his arms and then gay, •You coward, why don’t yon hit hack? 1 "I favor Mattison because he started out a poor boy like myself and work ed hia way up. He has passed by trie. There can naught be staid against him. if this Is so, then why not support him? He i« not a party to a clique or ring.” After a sow more eulogies to Mr. Mattison. and some more raps at the primary, Mr. Picquett ended by say ing: "Do your duty like men. Give the poor negro a chance. Don’t lie caught like flies.’’ The Old War Horse. The next Hpnaker was Major Oul ledge, the "old war horse.” The crowd yelled long for him and after a hit the major came on the stand. He wore a broad smile, hut no coat. lie is a humorous speaker and the crowd like to hear his remarks. When the vio lent applause had died away the “old war horse” spoke. “I have been intro duced to you as the ’old war horse.’ but I think I am a Mattison war mule that will pull this thing through. (Much laughter.) I say you need not be afraid of the primary don’t he uneasy. “The great United States Constitu- Aim eU h i *t«wk tkad sdMtag* ***** »k* s*""■*» (P**** ' «i IEM EW' «E» *d IM#ifeHßW* par : '* Ah* fa# #MNht Mi a ' M *<*** tsHew *Pd ' IfKMI tEWHEErd -aWEE ik# ## >aa # emeh h lan semm. tarih* m awd I I fart «a* MBM far a I WtMM Ml ha I oh* wf(| oehm M * ' I wa* a I M..n aoia atn rdft E h r# • a** rat ' >hn a Matiwrw R* irsM to- I«• itwM to <t (if •'* -tv' |a a j arm m*m ■ m l» RmnMMwi EErßiwm* * Tha mam afliSrd aw hia lath Ew : UvuMi ! • * }-.-*4 taotaa ta a w«iaarrwMaa aaw* I Mia •adat EE prrfwMw. ! AM ytEa ms*m tha Manw,** k. A. AWry s Talk Jr R A Allay »*» tka paa* apnah !(• aald that Ik* meet tag .k**aad kos* dnM tk* Mst'lswa hatvaa •*»* 1 Mr soar * Hat hr raid w#« a hMhary of j thr whit# ariaitt da d ihai th* •#■ | SMtT lh lid* with *hr fnrfMor of do -1 imtrt a fttftaff and a hllwt It . arm tafooaht aiamt thr 4r«tr , rd "A prtmaty la him t* am togat. ’ ka I "ft la wrong to fat* ad Yarn ado wf thr i man. Thr whit# t*fWwa ? * on* tatiho arr trying ta Haaanr on your ( nmliitift> I t*r I’t#k * * t r’< * Cil man will tot* for “t *tatu**m i tro*’ and Eno to Ood thr whit# pH* mar? wiU to hr pot into cdhwt* If la my ufißim that Mattlirja will hr yiMßf arai roowrllman from thr Tilth, filar him a trial and ho what hr ran ••Primsrv A Humbug ’ Mr J P Hodo had a fra word* to Hr opened kia addtem by staling that <h« ••»♦!# priEMio **• no mor# j 1 It*a a political humbug He quotsd it; urge Washington in regard to equal rights lo all aad affisetat privilege* 10 none. , • You ha vs made thr negro s rlttxen of the United that**, and so he should J Is allowed to vole as hr plrose*. and on the day of election I don t think Mattison will have to buy a single vide. “I have always opposed white pri maries and If 1 lielonged lo a party lhat supported such I would sever my connection. *T believe the primary’s funeral I* preached tonight." Mr. J. E. Carlledgc. 1 The last speaker at the meeting «** Mr. J. h. Cartledge of The Trib une. Mr. Cartledge said It was Important ■that the primary matter be underaUrod. He had heard and he supposed the oth ers had heard tha certain people were, going to support Rlltott because .Mat tison would not consent to the while primary. He said that the dirtiest elect'olls could be held in primaries, and that there were plenty of white men who would sell their voter as quick as ne groes. "The primary is the entering wedge of in perlallam," said he. “I deny that Mattison Is afraid to go Into a primary. We arc not refusing to go into a white primary because we are afraid of it, but liecause we would de fend tbe vote of the while man along with that of the negro. 1 have done all that I could do to bring about a clean election, hut the primary Is not the remedy for fraudulent ones. El liott’s record In eotmcll is enough to defeat him. anil Ilbalteve in Judging » i man by his record. Mattison Is the working man’s friend. We havtj tried Mr. Elliott asid now let ua try Mr, Mattison.” A Circular. At the meeting circulars were dis tributed, of width the following is a copy: Here is the record. "On December 4, 1893, a motion was voted on In council to tax every poor umrklngman three dollars to repi.ii the at reets. "The record shows that.— “ ‘Mr. Lynch moved that council en dorse and recommend a bill to the leg- Isiature authorizing Hie city to collect a street tax, just (he game ns the coun ties do. the proceeds to he devoted to the repairing of old and the building of new thoroughfares. The resolution was lost by a vote of Bio 4. The ayes were: Elliott, Cosgrove, Lynch, O. R. Lombard. The nays were: Ad ams, Rutherford, Young, Smith, Shee han. Daly, Dix, Platt.’ "Workingmen, will you vote for a man who voted to place such an un just burden upon you?” Notlthe Man. To the Editor <lt the Herald- Sir: Kindly sary for me to the public that 1 am not the William Browne who appeared again:* Mr. C. J. Rooney as witness in the recorder's court yester day. WM. L. BROWNE, Corner Ellis and Jackson streets. IIEIUU). IN MASS MEETING Standing: Room Only in Red Men # Mall \mM Nlfht. “Harmony. W hltc l*rl* nuirv and a I nir Election." STATED OBJECTS Ik# lASd I tolls* • Msd M Ik* C«*." JNMA Mr. I ton ••» t «k*»l Ikaas H* Mast* a IV* I'lnMm," y*M fV. Isakb "Iks HrratJ Is *k«*lk| I ******* aad tto trttos* I* tarst*|. $*M Mr*. Mr Ifaaha#. Aftrr thr EatlokiKl hand had -ptatrd arirral pat»Ldrr alra at Rrd Mrw'a hall lart rmaiaa rrrvy arat war j Sllrd and many wf thr ftticraHi who had MiraMvE at thr rail of thr ‘ maaa Ms |l>rwry (lay oprwrd fhr a»Hi«| hy twrrtt iac KmNMM oaa for rhafr a«aa Mr H ¥ Rvowa war oaaattaotir- Irrt of thr ai'rttag for kirwti •kilt primary aad fa«r Thr j nwthrn of thr pma. Mrarm lira ialaa. Tarrrit and Harris aahr*l Mr t fwt. Thr Siai iprahrr war Mr Harder f*tm. Hr apohr hr raid, far thr la* jpffnl of thr riftli ward: that for yraia mm H a thtag aa a fair tlrrGaa had I hara na k now a Thr laat rlrriloa I a hk;t on thr rlty and til would hr until %nt.* hnyias waa tioppd, ml I thia rott!d not hr natil thr amto war »UH»(MNt from %o»toa Afldr iMbrr fa i mar ha on this Mar. hr i-oarludari by j Raying: **Y *« hair two hr* ' for* ycKt* oar la ta fa%or of a primary, thr other la not Which. Ihra. hi for fair halloi and fair elrrtkm* fCr'ra of I K iott**| Y#a. H la Mr Klllotl. and | you rhottld rot# for him “ Mr K A. Sikes was called on. but .1* not prearnt. A friend stated that he a-** tlek and asked that hi might Ite excacd. Geo. Tuohle 111 response lo cries, Mr. George jTunkle arose. He said Ibat be had l« mi out of the city for a good while. Iso was net prepared to apeak; that al | though the Tribune bad atated that IMr Elliott wa* a "ladles’ roan” Ihai Mr. Ulllott as* all right. Mr Hen litlng. who waa present. Immediately answered that the Tribune hud only ! quoted a apeaker Mr. Tunkle then created a laugh by answering that Mr. Cart edge, of the Tribune, wa* the speaker. He then proceeded, stating that Mr. Elliott showed that be wanted a pure election by wishing for a primary and that he should be supported for his ac tion. Mr. Tunkle had come from the Third word. They were too good down there to need elections, so had come ..p to see the fun In the Fifth. Down I in the Third all went Oouley’s way. A heavy weight had come out. but 'he 'next morning his excellency's paper - ] (he Chronicle- bad come out with such a whine lhat the heavy weight had crawled into his bole, taking the hole I with him (laughter and aprluuse). "So I hart to come up hern to see any fun or to hear good apeaknrs ” Messrs. Charles Plcquet end Abney were eo led for. hut were not present. Rev. Wm. Dunbar. Rev. William Dunbar caught the crowd at the outset, lie said someone told him there were three meetings In '.Vest End. One at church for God and two at the halls fer the devil and al though he wasn’t used to going to the devil’s meeting he came ihere. As far rs he could see there was on ly one issue. The Fifth ward was Populist and as long aa he could re member the Populists had been crying for fair elections and honest ballot. His opinions had undergone a change. Several years ago he was a strong nd vocate of the brother In black. “I now see that the greatest majority of their votes are for sale, as are also many wjiite votes.” When he first appeared nt the polls the people thought it was a shame for a preacher to get into such a mess. He pulled off his coat, and now he was glad to see lhat Hie best citizens are shoulder to shoulder with him for pure elections. "Even The Herald has turned over a new |paf and I's advocating fairness, hut I haven't had much Influence on the Chronicle. As for the Tribune, It was turning. Home men had been overheard crying that they would beat Elliott because the." had the money to do so. MatTi son does net mean to he unfair, but is afraid. If not, why don’t they submit to primary? Their excuses are no sskt Dtu«> A OO M CIIH ' ttAt, Ukt, IA in# 10mmi If than a ta dams** Ms tMRNMMf T''*rw 4m| m# a%t Eah'l lit RhdMdf hi MdEpaE ta lh*W ftMEH f hnwwra Hwa tha f'EthavEr Eap hPPh ! MM*** R thWR Eawti.. IhH ##•• tha* I pflNpa# naataa ha hME*# harm haamwiaa |«Eprd Tha haw dw »r<H>d EE all nh* wall S awd tSw *wm wttt fait Thry am tpaad me an aw IrnatwE *E»tl and h#M tw I Etrutil ft #ntf that raw aEM jjp Sadi HE I part of *h# tftt wEnhw (haw am- -« 'MnthH Wf Wit mWE* fMrhdh apa all I (Hlht awd at# aawiiMwrw Emt *h## afa* | aEEEEPtkEErrwI awd WEE I *f dawv It hr thl# wat of a twwdEd*#* $ (gar tha atsEr in#* i# <# §h# * -ah* awd t j ila aa tpowf aa mm mmm #a mm (awd whrw Ritiwit Mattm and Ctath* I *-«*■( i# it wi:f hold nw to thr •#•##■ I sag I kattosa tka kaal tkma to a wkli* Mr ilsttot eapriaAM *>Wk • lm*ck j tag app**si (• tka ««•*•** *« take a* I tawrdi latrtwat ta thrtr aawhi aa lh aw I rhfthh Iw l lit Mow. I# lAtldm artt apwhr Hr wa# | ftwta Raafh CarwfitMi, wh#rr whlira f aid all thr yatliNE Mr Earn tthr twaa* nta of M and rotawlt altartinl • j wC"tarry. world not hold aw aa | irw» It war sttrw to him vrt whit# pew* | ,4# #pd thmitht thr vdir* rhonld rdf for thr maw who woe la for or of pn* amrtro aad fair rfrrtioaa A. 5. Ha Mr A ft ITm war rallrd on Mr ’ »t«e row hal «mr hop Hr ctrttiilf j ndroraird a pflwuMT Soam per (Mr orr air it io want la aim S arn rrward j jgD ,|f |a* «(dim of thr auijorliy of tha intHliarnt whdr rotrra hat hr nald •rad ao am t«t tumrll hut who was If. I! I dcnilefd. Mr ft K Rd«oiS»td apok# for thr e'« iioM to hr carried oat Ermrdlnc to I thr drrirr of koto' totem and that I< or rapt mrth >4# as toil t# rhawwrd. 11||* f Anted fa Et*r white primarlm and j in#- Au*tr»ti«n ballot ayateta. aa he oat tftwd of mill hal lot# aold. If I EllfaCt. la realgar to repeated e«IJ* fur Rlll (,ii tkis * aadldate for coua* il res pood - t c*’ ••y„ r the las* ikre* year* the elec ' tnr* bate railed oa n><- la Ibis ball tv 1 m.kr the race to repi 'seat this srard I n rcnacll. I bare alaray* *ant«d a I I rlmarv aa I bate .era the repeal la* , sad other fraudaegciua on la tke last mayor a electloo Ike repealing aras | stopped, but many tolea were pur ! • baaed In the beg mo lag of my ram paifn I wanted a primary. If I waa th* i b.dee of the ablte voters I would run. | If Mr. Matt Ison was the r bolus I would vo'e for him anyone rite aelecied. I believe in the white* ruling l-ei the I negro have hia rigbta If be will not alulae them, bill ,'ou know he will not j "«(. them correctly. If there is auy ; thing better than a primary, let u* have it, -j do not mind being called a “lady’s ' man.’ I try alwaya lo be polite to all. The cltiseiis published a notice yester day to have a mum meeting. My oppo nent's committee met at bis house and called a meeting. It i* a disrespect to the ertixens. "I went to the Mattison meeting last Thursday <nd wa* courteous. Tonight they got » band and paraded and dla played signa rending. “Down with the primary.” I say it la a disrespect to the citizen*, for It means ’down with white voters.' "Ah to (he three hundred citizens to lie debarred from voting, they make no effort to meet my committee and ar renge to allow thpse to vole. "Why not have a while primary? I know they arc lining this argiuncni with the negroes to make votes rgainat mr. If yen warn the Au»- (ra'ian bullot have it. i am here to represent your wishes.” W. H- Lougee. Mr. W. H. Longer came next. "If you knew a* much as I do about voting negroes all will in* air the white primaries. If you knew that fifteen 01 twenty negroes voted out cue hun dred whites you would certainly he for it. There ate honest negroes, but they never vote, i'll tell you why. Shiftless negroes are brought out and vote the good negroes' names and when tlm good negro comes to the polls he is told that Im has voted. "I want clean elections. 1 would sooner be defeated than elected by the corrupt negro vote." After each of the speeches the band struck up the music and a rousing meeting was held. At the conclusion of the last speech "Dixie” was played and then tjic meet ing adjourned. GUILD OF ST. ANDREWS. Meets This Evening at Atonement Rectory The Guild of St. Andrew will meet thia evening a; 8 o’clock at the Church of the Atonement rectory, instead of on Thursday evening, as heretofore. This Is the first meeting he'd this season and tlie guild will he in a mea sure reorganized. Much business will be transacted and a full attendance of members is particularly urged. New York has three thousand oysts; shops. t. f n*t*%tom w * •*♦*###• * Il w* PLANTER* IUANAND having* HANK •*W#i d *t # WdE • SEP MAJ.GEN. YOUNG IV I* in Churjrc of the rir*t Oivhion Or dered Here. Hla HcAdqiiiiiierA at Augusta Under Gen. Graham. THE BRIGADIERS. J. $», Ik Clukla swd ic. Asfcikkak Ordered ta Augusta to Mb tka I tost BrSgad. aud tk* JtosuM IteSgad*. Ik* Truups W« .tout H|k tu ftoit Mi Ik*. INndM Tk# Arsky Orders Tads H*»k |l e.Mfdi* Mi to asktugtuu. Maine GiUeral P N M. V -nwg alt! be M <*MM*e -4 tbe fits bn tatsu. P«*> •wd c* rp#. wt awhwa’a H# wtw m «s**"■* EtwS lEf ##fw«wawd !-'» Va} *r til —lit W#w, «• HNfc’pEL**' Brigadier Henerai J. (*. McKllilhio. Ftie: ItiigrJe. and Brigadier Uesrnl | . Q. ttnbin. Third Brigade, art Mi d-nil in el., rge of the brigade* »> Au gusta The e. mt.iandin* olßi-er* of the regi ment* 1 hut make up the brigade* are: Trillli "Mo—Henry A. Ailine. Flrrt 'odlana—CM. Wm I* Law. Thitd Mu hlgau—Col. Edwin M. Irish Ulxh'h Pennsylvania—Theodore F. flofi'maa. Thirteenth Pennsylvania—Col. Henry A. Couiaen. Fifteenth Mlnnenota—Col! H. A. Le onhamser, Armv Announcements. Tbe following assignment* of general iifflcei* are announced by tbe war de partment: First Corps- Major General J. If. Wilson, ts. S. V.. Macon. First Division. First Corps—Major General J. C. Bates, U. B. V.. Macon. Firs! Hi igade-Brigadier General 8. Snyder. Atlanta. Second Biigade Hrigadicy Genera! J, A Wiley. Macon Third Brigade—Brigadier General J. N. Andrews. Macon. Second Division. First Corps-Major General W. T. Ludlow , C tlumbus. Flint Brigade- Brigadier General W. J. McKee, Columbus, Second Brigade- Brigadier General J. P. Singer. Columbus. Third Brigade—Brigadier General C. K. ( •iinpton, Albany. To Augusta tiiTimil Corps—Vltvjor General W. SI. Gianam. U. 8- V., Augusta. First Division Major General S. B. SI. Young. Augusta. First Brigade—Brigadier General J. c. McKibbon, Ausuata. Second Brigade—Brigadier General A. Ami.?, Summerville, H. C. Third Bi igade Brigadier General J. P. S. Gobin. Augusta. Sfcorul Division-Brigadier General G. )V. Davla. Greenville. First Brigade , Greenville. Second Brigade—Brigadier General J. H. Lincoln, Spartanburg. Third Brigade- Brigadier General J. Kline. Columbia. Third Division Brigadier General G. M. Randall, Athens. First Brigade-Brigadier General W. C. Oates, Athens. Second Brigade—Brigadier General N. Cole, A then*. Fourth Corps. Fourth Corps—Major General Joseph Wheeler. Huntsville. First Division— Major General A. R. Chafee, Huntsville. Second Brigade—Brigadier General R. Combo, Huntsville. Second Division—Brigadier General R. T. Frank, AnniUton. First Brigade—Brigadier General G. S. Carpenter, Anniston. Second Brigade—Brigadier General L. W. Colby, Anniston. An Iron mill company in Ohio ha.t succeeded in making a fine qualit> of cement 1 from furnace slag. N. Y. Times. Miss Lucie Lewis of Warrenton is expected in a few days as the gue«t of Mrs. Frank Graham.