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CLEVELAND IN DIXIE.
an UNEVENTFUL RIDE FROM KAN
SAS CITY TO MEMPHIS.
people Up all Along the Route During
the Night to See the Presidential
Special Pass—The Travelers all
Asleep—A Sameness in the Scenery.
Springfield, Mo., Oct 14.—The Presi
dent’s special train, preceded by the pilot
train, passed here at 5:10 o’clock this morn
ing. The pat engers were all asleep. A
crowd of 200 or 300 persons was at the sta
tion to see the train. The engines and con
ductors changed here, but the transfer was
made just outside of town, and the train
passed the station without stopping. The
trainmen report that people were up and
waiting for the train at all the way stations
during the night.
AN OPPORTUNITY FOR REST.
Memphis, Tenn., Oct. 14. —The journey
of the President from Kansas City, has
been devoid of striking incident and afford
ed much needed rest. The members of the
party have preserved good health, and all
rose this morning in excellent spirits. The
floral tropbis of this forenoon’s ride are one
little hunch of golden rods pinned in a piece
of pink tinted paper inscribed "‘for the
President and his wife.” It was handed to
the President by a tow-headed miss aged 13,
at a water tank stopping place. At half a
dozen points this morning there were gath
erings of from 100 to 300 people, whose tu
multuous greetings were most courteously
acknowledged by President and Mrs. Cleve
land. At one point a company of lancers
was drawn up in line with arms at present,
arid at another, where the locomotive was
coaled, tb > natives had an opportunity to
shake the President’s hand.
SCENES ALONG THE ROAD.
The line from Hoxie to West Memphis
lay in a typical Arkansas region. There
were half a dozen little frontier villages,
but for the most part groves of blasted
forest, giants of living oaks, gums and cy
press bounded the view. Interspersed were
openings for corn and cotton fields, in
the latter of whieh picking operations were
going on and there were casual
saw mills and lumber yards. The preva
lent dwellings were of logs and boards, in
front of which blonde youngsters were
drawn up in line for review, and around
which, in default of flags and banners, hung
the family wash. Hogs of shadowy , pro
portions, armed with incredible snouts,
glided between the trees, and wild turkeys
were sometimes scared up. Seventy-five
miles of the region is subject to overflow by
The first sign of the approach to Memphis
was the appearance on the train—no one
knew how they got there—of handsome
lithographs of President and Mrs. Cleve
land, the allegorical bordering of which
contained figures in the costumes of the
ancient Egyptian Memphis, with represen
tations of the industries of the modern
namesake. Later bouquets of flowei-s, sur
rounded by snowy cotton balls, made their
appearance on Mrs. Cleveland’s table.
■ THE CITY’S GUEST.
The President is here the guest of the city
of Memphis, and the largest throng of civil
ians ever gathered within the city is here to
welcome him to the South. A delegation
of half a dozen gentlemen hoarded his train
as it oanie to a stop at West Memphis at 3
o'clock, and informally conveyed to
ihe excursionists the welcome of several
committees formed to do the honors
of the city and invited them on
hoard the steamer Kate Adams, which
lay moored close at hand. Upon the
steamer they were welcomed by about 200
of the leading citizens, ami members of
the executive, reception and entertainment
committees. The boat was bedecked with
flags. The cabin was a bower of roses. The
< 'hickasaw Guards and Memphis Merchant
Zouaves with a fine brass band were
on the boat for escort duty.
The Adams cast off her line and to the
music of an artillery salute fired from the
lpvee on the east side steamed up past the
city, the band playing and the people along
the shore cheering and waving their hats
and handkerchiefs. The vessel went about
three miles up the stream to give the Presi
dent an opportunity to see the marks of the
river improvement in progress, and turning
came back to the custom house where, after
n little delay the distinguished guests were
Up to this time utmost order prevailed
#mong the HO,OOO people on the levee; but
" hen the President and Mis. Cleveland had
been seated in their carriage the throngs, in
'.heir enthusiasm, broke over all bounds,
carrying away the colored militia guards
stationed to keep the way open. Indeed,
some of the guards seemed to have joined
the irregular masses themselves and fol
lowed on behind the President's carriage.
The progress to the hotel was by no means the
orderly proceeding it was designed to be. A
miscellaneous procession of trucks, market
wagons and 10,000 negroes mixed itself up
with the carriages of the committee and
guests, but there was ample room, and aside
from the delay there was no harm done.
The Presidential party was assigned com
fortable quarters in the historic Gayoso
house, the parlors of President and Mrs.
Cleveland being richly and tastefully
trimmed with flowers and ever
greens. The guests remained quietly
in their rooms till 0 o’clock,
when they were summoned to dinner in
their private dining-room. At 8 o'clock a
committee of nearly two hundred ladles
and gentlemen in evening dress assembled
in the hotel to escort the President and his
party in carriages to see the fireworks.
Here again a great deal of confusion en
stied, President and Mrs. ('lev eland being
well cared for, bill the remaining members
<’•. the party being to some extent
wit to shift for themselves. The
fireworks made a creditable display. They
were exhibited from three barges ill the
river and were witnessed by the Presideh-
I'al party, or part of it, from the stand in
i rent of the custom house. Returning to
Ihe hotel, President and Mrs. Cleveland, at
‘•oclock this evening held a reception,
which was attended by a,oooor ;;,00U ladies
ml gentlemen, invited by the Committee of
■ ’ 'Tangemente. Memphis boastsof the lieauty
ot her ladies and no stranger witnessed
the array this evening and remained uncon
vinced of the justice or" her claims. The
''ii.v is handsomely decorated in blintlngand
"ags and several mammoth arches spaii her
'hief thoroughfare. One of the most strik
lrig of these is made entirely of holes of COt
ton-. At 11 o’clock the Jacksonian Demo
cratic Club serenaded tho President and
Fire on a Cotton Ship.
UIIARLEKTON, S. C., Oct. 14.—Fire broke
out this afternoon in the after compartment
of the steamship Bothel, loading with cot
ton for Bremen. There were about 2,800
jjales aboard the ship, but the tiro was con
fined to the after hold compartment, which
\ was flooded and the Are gotten under con
\ ti'°l. The extent of the dumuge will not be
\ mown until a survey has been held.
France's Minister of Justice Resigns.
Paris, Oct, 15, a. m.—M. Marzeau has
gmered his resignation as Minister of Jus-
LAMAR TO BE JUDGE.
Gov. Pattison Will Probably Become
Washington, Oct. 14.—Secretary Lamar
has not as yet been formally tendered the
appointment to the vacancy on the United
States Supreme Court bench, created by
the death of Justice Woods, but he has
every reason to believe that he will receive
it. The President has told several gentle
men that he proposes to appoint Secretary
Lamar to this place. There is a general
belief among gentlemen who have
talked with tue President recently
about this subject, that Secretary Lamar's
successor at the head of the Interior De
partment will probably be a Northern man.
Gov. Pattison, of Pennsylvania, seemed to
be considered the most likely to roceive this
appointment. The President likes him, and
admires his ability and energy. His inves
tigation of the Pacific railroad problems
gives him an advantage in point of knowl
edge that very few public men possess. He
would be able as Secretary of the Interior
to deal intelligently with the Pacific rail
road. This is an important consideration
in the President's mind.
Sir Charles Tupper Appointed to Fill
Toronto, Oct. 14.—The Mail to-day an
nounces that Sir Charles Tupper has been
appointed to represent Canada on the Fish
ery Commission, and says: “Asa Nova
Scotian, he possesses good general knowl
edge of our case, the details of which will,
no doubt, be attended to by the officials of
the Marine Department. We do not know
why Sir John MacDonald has made way for
Sir Charles in this matter It is very prob
able, however, that the Premier does not
feel physically equal to the task of visiting
Washington and plunging into tho discus
sion of the complex question, upon the deter
mination of which so much, depends. The
fact that Mr. Bayard intends to offer a
commercial union as a basis of settlement,
either that or nothing, may have also de
terred Sir John.”
Thqy Will Not Discuss the Formation
of a Commercial Union.
Washington, Oct. 14. —The Department
of State has been officially advised of the
appointment of Sir Charles Tupper, of
Canada, as one of the British Fishery Com
missioners. This last appointment, it is
believed, completes the British Commission,
which will consist of Joseph Chamberlain,
Sir Lionel West, British Minister to the
United States, and Sir Charles Tupper.
It is learned at the Department of State
that, the approaching negotiations will be
confined to the subject of fisheries, and that
this government has never contemplated or
proposed discussion of the subject of a com
mercial union by the negotiators. In re
spect to the published sjatemerft that the
British Commissioners intend to offset our
claim of jurisdiction over the water of Beh
ring sea by a claim to Canada water lying
between headlands, it is stated positively
that the Department of State has nover
taken the position that could lie construed
either as asserting or denying any right of
jurisdiction over the waters of Behring sea.
MAMMOTH MILLS BURNED.
The Loss $1,500,000 and the Insur
ance Only $257,000.
W illim antic, Conn., Oct. 14.—The
Sprague five-story stone mill, 1,000 by 590
feet, at Baltic, Conn., was totally wrecked
by fire this morning. The fire was discov
ered by the watchman at 2:30 o’clock in the
card room in the third story, but the cause
is unknown. The mill was built iu 1857 by
Amaza aud William Sprague. latterly it
was operated on lease by H. L. Aldrich &
Cos., of Providence, this party making
cotton cloth. Nine hundred hands are
thrown out of employment. The loss is
estimated at SI ,5<X),000. The insurance is
$257,000, distributed in policies from $2,500
to $25,000. The gas works in the rear were
also destroyed. The water supply failed
soon after the fire started, and nothing
could be done to check the destruction.
knitting mills burned.
Port Dover, Ont., Oct. 14. —The large
knitting mills o)ierated by J. Ellis, were
burned to-day. The loss is $50,000, and the
insurance $24,400. About ninety hands are
thrown out of employment.
CHARLESTON CUT OFF.
Burning Telegraph Poles Give Rise to
Washington, Oct. 15, 2 a. m.—Tele
graphic communication with Charleston
was cut off on all sides at 12:25 o’clock this
morning, and nothing has since l>een heard
from there up to the present writing. Com
munication is open with Summerville,
hilt the telegraphers there can
offer no explanation. They report no
atmospheric or terrestrial disturbance.
Railroad men, whose trains left Charleston
this afternoon, report a large fire raging at
Magnolia when they left. It is not clear
how tills could affect all the wires leading
into Charleston. [The Morning News
learns that the burning of telegraph poles
caused the cutting off of communication.]
Washington, Oct. 15, 2:20 a. m.—lt is
learned that the Western Union wires cen
tering at Charleston are so arranged that a
fire among the extensive phosphate works
at Magnolia would be likely to cut them off
for a tune. Such a fire is reported by the
railroad men who left Charleston yesterday
Steamship Rates to Florida.
New York, Oct. 14.—A meeting of repre
sentatives of all the companies interested in
the various steamship lilies to Florida was
held this afternoon at the Astor House.
Maj Conant, of Palatka, Fla., occupied the
chair. J. D. Hasbager, of this city, was
secretary, and J. Menzies, of Jacksonville,
Fla , oorresjionding secretary. Tho object
of the meeting was to adjust rates to and
from the South. Representatives were
present from the Ocean Steamship Com
pany, Mallory Line, Clyde Line, Boston
Steamship Company aud all the Florida
Minister Manning's Funeral.
New York, Oct. 14.—Funeral services
over the remains of the late Minister Man
ning were held this morning at Trinity
chapel. The pall-bearers were Gens. W. T.
Sherman, G. T. Beauregard, J. Floyd King
and E. L. Viele. R. W. Gilder, Percy Rob
erts, J. Pierrepont Morgan, Henry R. Jack
son, Gov. Robert Green, Roswell P. Flower.
AVilliam Dorshciiner, George Preston, and
Dr. William Polk. After the services the
body was sent by the Adams Express to
Datham, Alexander & Co.’s Estimate.
New York, Oct. 14.—Latham, Alexan
der & Co.’s “Cotton Movement and Fluctu
ations for the Past Year,” which has just
been published, estimates that the crop of
the United States lor 1887-88 will amount
to 6,550,000 bales, as against 0,j05,000 bales
SAVANNAH, GA., SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 1887.
FOUR DEATHS AT TAMPA.
THIRTY-SEVEN CASES OF FEVER
Dr. Porter Officially Declares the Epi
demic Yellow Fever—Refugees will
be Allowed to Come Through Duval
County to Georgia Under Certain
Tampa, Fla., Oct. 14.—Telegraphic com
munication is miserable. Four deaths oc
curred last night, Mrs. Hall, Mr. Conway
and an Italian peddler named Lewis. Dr.
Porter pronounces the disease yellow fever.
The city officials, us yet, are doing nothing
in an official manner for suppressing the
About thirty-sevon cases are under treat
ment. It has been raining for the last
thirty hours. The situation is unchanged.
DUVAL’S HEALTH BOARD.
Jacksonville, Fla., Oct. 14.—The
Health Board was in session all the
forenoon, and did a good deal to make the
quarantine more rigid. A steam launch
was put on the river, a few miles up, this
morning, to intercept and search all
small boats, sailing vessels, etc., in
which refugees might attempt to come
to Jacksonville. A resolution was
passed asking the Clay County Com
missioners, in tho absence of any regular
health board for that county, to recognize
the Duval county inspectors. As another
precaution to keep refugees out of the city,
the Jacksonville, Tampa and Key West
railway authorities were requested to keep
open tne draw- on the railroad bridge over
Black creek all the while, save when trains
were passing. The same railroad authorities
also agreed to have a set of engineers and
firemen for duty alone in Putnam county.
A LIVELY CORPSE.
A sensational rumor this morning gave
credence to a report that Capt. J. H. Mur
phy, of the Waycross police, had died very
suddenly last night. Mayor Burbridge
heard of it and dispatched Dr. Knight to
Chief Murphy’s residence to investigate
and to make a" poet mortem examination to
ascertain the cause of death. Dr. Knight
came into the meeting of the board, and
with solemn features reported that he had
gone to Mr. Murphy’s residence, as directed;
th at he found the supposed corpse sitting
up in bed and getting well remarkably last,.
Furthermore, that Mr. Murphy resisted all
attempts to make the said postmortem, and
he (Dr. Knight) desired to report the officer
(Murphy) for refusing to obey the Mayor’s
commands. This upset the board entirely,
and it was some time before the members
sobered down to business.
REFUGEES CAN COME TO GEORGIA.
Dr. C. J. Ken worthy, City Physician,
presented a paper, urging that the refugees
in South Folrida and elsewhere be allowed
to pass through Duval county to go to tho
Georgia mountains, as he had been informed
that several sections had said they would
receive them. A resolution was then
adopted to this effect, providing that the
cars be locked and pass through tho junc
tion west of the city, and also that the con
sent of the people of those sections lie first
asked. A. B. Mason, of the Jacksonville,
Tampa and Key West Railroad, reported
that he had telegraphed to Monticello and
Tallahassee to see if Jacksonville people
would be allowed to go there.
The Palatka mails are now being fumi
gated before being sent here.
J. Aitmayer, of Savannah, is quarantined
at Point Vista, on the St. John’s, and must
enjoy camp life for seven days more before
he can be released.
Dr. Neal Mitchell telegraphed to the
Health Officer of Palatka and the telegraph
office there replied that he could not be
found. A member of the board, when he
heard of it, advised that the “lost” officer be
Dr. B. H. Hoilbeck, Charleston's Health
Officer, and B. M. Turner, Railway Mail
Superintendent, had a long conference with
Dr. Neal Mitchell to-night on quarantine.
Dr. Hoilbeck had been sent here by Charles
ton to investigate ' the steps taken by tho
State Board, and he went down to South
Florida to inspect their work personally. He
expressed himself as greatly pleased
with all the steps taken. lie objected,
however, to the plan of sending
off refugees, ns he preferred making tho
fight local Mr. Turner said he could con
form the mail service to their orders.
To-morrow morning’s meeting of the
board will consider plans of fumigating the
mails and the question of allowing postal
clerks to go to Heffner.
Mayor Tea-dale, of Palatka, and Dr.
Ames assured Dr. Mitchell by wire that
there were no suspicious cases there.
Dr. Wylly wired the board saying he had
a complete cordon around Hillsborough
county. Mounted patrols and guards make
tho quarantine perfect, covering every out
let. He has wired Gov. Perry
to ask aid from Washington
as the expenses were heavy. No one had
left Tampa since Friday, hut he anticipated
a great rush as soon as Dr. Porter hod pro
nounced the disease yellow fever.
Lake City has quarantined against South
and East Florida, but will accept certifi
cates from places not infected.
The board is working energetically to
secure perfect quarantine and the results
so far are satisfactory to the people.
NO NEW CASES AT PALATKA,
Palatka, Fla., Oct. 14. —There are no
new ’developments from the fever. The
house where Straiten died is well guarded,
and no communication is allowed with the
outside. All the occupants ot the building
will be removed in the morning about three
miles in the country to an isolated place.
There is positively no other case of fever in
the city, and every precaution is lx-i rig
taken to prevent a spread of the fever.
the government’s advicf.s.
Washington, Oct. 14.—The Marine Hos
pital Bureau is informed by Deputy Col
lector Spencer, at Tauipa, that two deaths
and three cases have occurred since tho last
report. He says- “I have failed to get a
house for a hospital. There is no concert of
action between the Board of Health, Town
Council and citizens’ committee, and no
head or system to put down an epidemic.
The citizens are disappointed at Dr.
Guiteras not coining.” Burgeon General
Hamilton answered this telegram as fol
lows: “Dr. Porter is amply able to make
the diagnosis. When your citizens agree as
to what you want the bureau is ready to
help, so far as reasonable needs are con
A telegram from Dr. Wylly, at Hanford,
Fla., says that a rigid quarantine is main
tained against Tampa, and that they have
nothing to fear.
A teiegram was received at the Marine
Hospital Bureau this afternoon from Dr.
Joseph G. Porter, President of the Key
West Board of Health, announcing his ar
rival at Tampa last evening, and saying:
“I have seen indiscriminately. The disease
is undoubtedly yellow fever, presenting the
characteristic tests of albumen, irritable
stomach and black vomit,” A telegram
was also received from Deputy Collector
Spencer saving: “Three deaths occurred
last night, and several new cases. It is
ruining. Dr. Porter is here and pronounces
it yellow fever. The town authorities are
acting and taking measures to disinfect.”
CHAMBERLAIN’S STUMPING TOUR.
He Declares That Ulster Will Never be
Under Home Rulers
London, Oct. 14.—Mr. Chamberlain,
•peaking at Bushmills, county Antrim, to
day said that it was not the upper classes,
but it was the poorer classes of Ulster that
were opposed to the Puruellite proposals.
The artisans and farmers did not see any
chance of improving their condition under
the rule of men like the home rule members
of Parliament. The poorer classes
rightly- looked forward with the
greatest dread to the changes that would
be involved in the creation of n Parliament
at Dublin. He admittedjthat part of tho
North of Ireland was strongly in favor of
home rule, but he was certain that if he
could infuse into the people of Donegal the
same resolute law-abiding disposition as
that shown by the people of Antrim the
outcry for great constitutional changes
would become little heard. Mr. Chamber
lain referred to the jiersistent silence which
he claimed Mr. Gladstone maintained re
farding the form of his new home rule
GLADSTONE’S BIG PARADE.
The Gladstonians, he said, made a great
parade over the vague modifications of Mr.
Gladstone’s original plan, but many earnest
Liberals remained totally unable to gather
from Sir. Gladstone’s own utterances what
the changes really were. [Cries of “ Heart
hear!”] If an amended scheme existed,
why did not Mr. Gladstone take the nation
into his confidence! It was not fair for a
leader to claim the trust of his followers
while refusing to give a clear insight into
his intentions. Upon a matter of life or
death —surely, upon a question involving
the fate of the empire—Mr. Gladstone might
even at this late hour make a clear, definite
statement, which plain men could under
stand. In concluding be declared that it
was beyond the competency of the Parlia
ment of the United Kingdom to dispose ab
solutely of the destinies of any part ot the
kingdom. Parliament might relieve Ulster
of its allegiance, and cut it adrift from the
empire, but it was not competent to transfer
the allegiance of Ulster to a Parliament at
Dublin. In counseling Ulster to offer re
sistance he did not mean a re
sort to physical force. He put
that aside. [Cries of “You needn’t.”]
It was constitutional resistance he meant.
If it were decided that home rule was desir
able for the South of Ireland that would not
justify the theory of homo rulo for Ulster,
which under the circumstances would not
submit to it. [Cries of “Never.”] Ani
mated by this spirit, the time would never
come when Ulster men would cease to be
citizens of the United Kingdom [Cheers.]
Dublin, Oct. 14.—1n accordance with the
order issued by the Inspector General of
Constables, Inspector Brown rigg and the
other constables who were found guilty of
murder by the Coroner’s jury at Mitchells
town have not been arrested, They have,
however, been suspended from duty pend
ing an appeal from the verdict of the jury.
E. Walsh, proprietor of the People, a
Nationalist paper published Wexford,
Ua*. received six summons $n appear in
court for alleged illegal publications relat
ing to the national league.
DAVITT AND THE KNIGHTS.
Minneapolis, Minn., Oct. 14. —In an in
terview to-day Mr. Powderly denied that
Michael Davitt had any socrct projected
when he visited Minneapolis and the Gen
eral Assembly of the Knights of labor last
week. There was no other object than
seeking indorsement by the convention
of the efforts of the people of
Ireland to better their condition.
If there was any private conversation it
was no more than what would naturally
occur upon the meeting of two men deeply
interested in a kindred subject. Davitt
came to this country principally on business
connected with his paper, and incidentally
for his health.
It Gives the Police a Lively Shaking
Up at the Standard Office.
London, Oct. 14. —The unemployed per
sons who frequent Trafalgar square formed
in a body to-day and marched to the Man
sion House where they demanded an inter
view with -the Lord Mayor, The Lord
Mayor declined to hold any conversation
with the mob or its representatives. The
crowd insisted upon an interview, but were
again refused. They they denounced the
Lord Mayor, after which they started
back to Trafalgar square. They stopped at
the office of the Standard and hooted and
jeered. Police attempted to move the
crowd, but were met with resistance. They
then charged the mob and seized a black
banner and a number of rod flags. The
mob scattered, butshortl.v afterward rallied.
The leader of the crowd shouted: “Men.
assert your rights,” and the mob rushed
upon the jiolice and succeeded in forcing
them back from their position and in recap
turing the black banner. The police soon
rallied, however, and again charged the
mob, who became demoralized and ran in
Paris, Oct. 14.—The order relieving Gen.
Boulanger from his command and placing
him under arrest directs that he be “placed
under close arrest for thirty days.” During
that period the ministry will decide whether
or not Gen. Boulanger shall lie deprived of
his command. The Radical members of
the Chamber of Deputies have decided to
make Gen. Boulanger a candidate for that
body if he resigns, or is removed from his
command. Further complications are im
Rumors are ](ersistently circulated to tho
effect that Gen. Boulanger has resigned his
commission in the army.
Gen. Broye w ill succeed Gen. ltotilanger
in command of the Thirteenth Army Corps
during tho temporary suspension of tne
Krapotklne’e Fiery Fury.
London, Oct. 14.- A meeting of sympa
thizers with the Chicago Anarchists who
are under sentence of death was held at
Finsbury this evening. Htepniak and
Princk Krapotkine, the Russian Anarchists,
addressed tho meeting. Prince Krapotkine
made a fiery speech in which he declared
that if the condemned men were hanged
their comrades would bo fully justified in
wreaking vengenance upon those who were
responsible for their death.
A Prees Censor’s Crookedness.
St. Petersburg, Oct. 14.—The chief
press censor has been dismissed from office
owing to his suspicious conduct. A Jew
and well known publicist organized a trap
for him. The Jev solicited permission to
publish a newspaper, and it was only after
long negotiation and the payment of a bribe
of $1,500, that permission was granted.
A hundred Jewish families have been
expelled from Kieff.
B. and O. Shares Higher.
Baltimore, Oct. 14,—There was a re
covery in Baltimore and Ohio shares to-day.
During the first call at the Stock Board
twenty-five shares sold at 112, and before
the close and lietween calls, fifteen shares
sold at 113. There is not so much offering
to-day, many of the holders expressing tho
belief that it will still further advene*
TO REMAIN A GRAVEYARD
THE BILL TO SELL SOUTH BROAD
STREET’S CEMETERY LOST.
Mr. Russell Indulges in Some High
Flights of Oratory in Opposition to
the Measure Mr. Gordon Advocates
Its Passage A Batch of Bills Passed
by the Senate.
Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 14. —In the Senate
to-da v the following bills passed:
To prevent the running at large of stock
iu Lee county.
To amend an act to constitute the Judge
of the City Court in tho county of Rich
mond ex-otHeio Commissioner of Roads and
Revenues for Richmond county.
To prohibit the manufacture of spirituous
liquors in the county of Fayette.
To appropriate tho sum of S2OO to pay
Emmett Barnes, stenographer, for report
To incorporate tho Columbus and Gulf
To abolish the County Court of U pson
To relieve D. 11. Hubbard, Tax Collector
of Polk county, from the payment of $2,-
500. This bill passed by suostitute.
To incorporate the town of Sugar Valley,
in Gordon county.
To provide for the payment of bond No.
349 ot the State of Georgia.
To provide for the registration of the
legal voters of Burke county.
To incorporate the Athens Savings Bank.
To prohibit tho manufacture ami sale of
spirituous liquor within three miles of the
Gillsville Baptist church in Burke county.
To prohibit the sale of spirituous liquors
within the county of Clayton.
To amend the charter of tho city of At
lanta, so as to increase the salary of the
Tax Collector and Recorder to SI,BOO.
To fix the pay of jurors serving in eases
of lunacy, so as to allow them $1 per day.
To confirm the charter of the Gibson and
Sandersville Railroad Company. It passed
To prevent the running of excursion
trains, boats or vessels on the Sabbath da y
To provide for the registration of the
legal voters of Worth county.
To amend an act relating to the registra
tion law in Floyd county.
To incorporate the Midland Telegraph
To amend the charter of the City and
Suburban railway, of Savannah.
To amend an act establishing a City
Court in tho county of Bartow.
To amend an act incorporating the town
of Rising Fawn.
To provide for the registration of the
qualified voters of Macon county.
To amend an act establishing the City
Court of Macon, in the county of Bibb.
To amend an act establishing a City
Court in the county of Floyd.
To prohibit the killing of game in Troup
county during certain seasons of the year.
To amend an act commonly known as the
tux act of 1887 aud 1888.
To amend the registration laws of Wil
In the House.
In the House to-day the following resolu
tions and bills were considered:
A resolution for the payment of per diem
and mileage to tho widow of Representative
Hart, of Troup county. It was considered
in committee of the whole, reported favor
ably upon and passed.
The bill of Mr. Gordon, of Chntham,
providing for the sale of the old cemetery
property on South Broad street, in Savan
nah, to the county of Chatham, to be used
for the location of anew court house, came
Mr. Russell, of Chatham, opposed the
bill. He gave a history of the old burying
ground, and the pleasant memories that
ding about it among the citizens of Savan
nah. Mr. Russell was listened to with
much interest, and at times indulged in
high flights of oratory, which created a
fine impression. His earnest manner in
presenting his side of the case was greatly
admired by the House.
Mr. Gordon favored the bill. He said
that while he agreed with his colleague
(Mr. Russell) in all that he said with refer
cnee to the sacmlness of the ground, he
thought that the Mil should pass. The old
cemetery was in the nature of an eyesore.
The fences and grounds were in a dilapi
dated condition. It was proposed to remove
all of the todies that could be found to
other burial grounds. He concluded bis
remarks by offering an amendment that the
provision of the bill shall not go into effect
until voted upon and ratified at. the next
city election, which amondment was ac
MR. BERNER’S POSITION.
Mr. Berner also favored the passage of
the bill. Ho did so as Chairman of the
Uenerul Judiciary Committee, but for this
reason he would leave the matter to be set
tled by the Representatives of the county,
as it was purely a local matter.
The bill was then voted upon, and lost
by 81 yeas to 48 nays, the measure failing
to receive a csnstitutional majority.
A resolution for the relief of the Tax
Collector of Harris county was passed.
Tho resolution for the relief of the Mu
tual Reserve Fund Association was passed.
A bill to repeal the resolution for the ad
justment of claims between tho Ntute and
the Marietta and North Georgia railroad
came up. .Mr. Harrell, of Webster, took
the floor in opposition to the hill. He said
that he would coniine himself to the facts
in the case and to a statement ot his con
nection with the matter. He had no word
of complaint against the speech or Hoke
Smith, attorney for the road, or the news
paper that had criticized hi* actions with
reference to the case. He had no more
interest iu the matter than any other citi
zen of Georgia. Mr. Harrell then gave
the history of the claim tliat the Marietta
aud North Georgia held against the State.
Iu doing so, he reviewed the evidence
brought out by the investigating commit
The arrival of the hour of adjournment
interrupted the speaker, and further consid
eration was left for the afternoon session,
which was devoted to this bill.
Mr. Harrell finished his argument, and
Mr. Arnheim, of Dougherty, spoke in favor
of the bill, and Mr. Way, or Lila rty, against
it. The discussion was still in progress when
the House adjourned.
To-night tho bill to rei>eal the resolution
passed by the last legislature with refer
ence to the Marietta and North Georgia
railroad claim against the State was tabled,
to be taken up again to-morrow.
J.awyeru Fight at Auguota.
Augubta, Ga., Oct. 14.—T0-night in
front of the, Planters’ Hotel two prominent
lawyers quarreled and fought, one knocking
the other through a gbs* door at the first
blow. The damage to nig it is not serious,
but it is possible tne ei dis not yet. There
is considerable excitement over the matter.
Hanged at Clarkesvilie.
ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 14. Charles Ed
wards was hanged in Clarkesville to-day for
the murder of William Echols. Edwards
was colored and Echols white. A lewd
white woman was the cause of the tragedy.
Edwards confessed his guilt.
GORDON AND COLQUITT.
Tho Governor Denies That There is
Atlanta, Ua., Oct. 14.—Tho following
correspondence given out to-day disposes of
the rumor that Gov. Gordon would antago
nize Senator Colquitt for the Sonatorship.
Mr. Olivo is the member from Oglethorpe
House or Rkphehentativkk. I.
Atlanta, Ua , Oct. It’, 1857.)
To Ill's KxceUencu, Gov. John H. Gordon:
Peak Sib: 1 have heard it rumored for some
time that there had been an estrangement l>e
tween you and Senator Colquitt, and that you
were personally inimical to ldin and disagreed
with him in his views touching a reform of our
tariff laws, and that you would share in the
opiMisiiion to his re-election to the Senate. I
am a friend of both of you and have known you
io I* lifelong friends of each other, and do not
believe the report, but as a mutual friend I
would be glad to have an authoritative state
ment of the facta from you, if your lime and in
clination will permit
With greatest respect, I am truly your friend.
J. T. Olive.
The Governor replied:
State op Georoia, )
Executive Department, >
Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 11, 1887. I
J. T. Olive , Hons*' of Representatives:
My Dear Sir—l had heard with surprise and
regret the rumor to which you refer anil am
glad to have tho opportunity of making the
authoritative statement which you request. The
report that there is an estrangement between
Senator Colquitt and myself is With
out any foundation whatever and W
am sure that no one who knows
the character of my friendship would give circu
lation or credence to such a rumor. Senator
Colquitt is and has long been my close personal
friend, and our relations wore never more thor
oughly cordial than now. Our long personal
intimacy would forbid any estrangement even
if we differed as to public policies. As to the
wiadoui and necessity for reform in our tarilT
law however, we do not differ, but we are in
perfect accord. My opinions on this subject
were formed many years ago ami have long
since ripened into profound conviction. I am
sincerely and faithfully yours,
J. B. Gordon.
UNABLE TO AGREE.
Tho Covington and Macon Road and
Its Creditors to Fight.
Macon, Ga., Oct. 14.—Tho claimants
have declined to accept the proposition of
the Covington and Macon road to pay in
casti all admitted indebtedness by the com
pany, whether in the bill or not, and to pay
35 per cent, cash and 35 per cent, in thirty,
sixty and ninety days on debts duo by the
contractors. The Covington and Macon
road, in turn, lias refused to accept a coun
ter proposition from tho claimants submit
ted last evening in substance as follows:
“All claims against the road now
on the bill, and those which
may be filed under the order
taken to-day, to be paid as follows: Twenty
five per cent, cash, the balance in equal in -
stallments at- thirty, sixty, and ninety days
from this date.” The rood remains in the
hands of the receiver until the indebtedness
is paid. The News correspondent is in
formed that the follow ing occurrence took
place to-day: The attorney of the Coving
ton and Macon railroad, meeting one of the
leading attorneys of the creditors represent
itig the largest claim in the bill, said to him:
“We cannot accept your proposition to leave
the road in the hands of a receiver. That
would give you all you could ever get in the
worst view of things. If, however, you are
afraid of the United States Court or of the
sale of the property during tho ninety days
before the contractors have paid up. I will
advise some sufficient guarantee to be given
you against a sale. Suppose we agree to an
injunction prohibiting the sale for the
ninety days, would you advise the accept
ance of a proposition of this character?”
The Attorney General replied: “We will
accept nothing but the money, or good col
“Then we must fight.”
“Yes, we must fight.”
So the settlement is off.
State Capital Siftings.
Atlanta, Oct. 14.—Tho Governor, to
day, signed the bill making the Stone Moun
tain Judicial District permanent with the
counties of DeKalb, Clayton and Douglas.
The following Supreme Court decisions
w r cre handed down to-day:
C. C. Carrington vs. the State, from Ful
West End and Atlanta Street Railroad
Company vs. Dr. Magely. Reversed.
This morning, John J. Litter, of Green
ville, S. threw himself under the
wheels of an accommodation train of the
Atlanta ami Charlotte Air-Line, and was j
iuu over. Roth of his legs were badly
crushed. He was carried to the Ivy Street j
Hospital, where they were amputated. He j
died to-night. Soon after the accident Lit
ter told the watchman at the crossing where
it occurred, that his object in jumping on
the track in front of the engine was with
the view of getting injured, 4b that he could
sue the railroad for damages.
Fire at Warthen.
Warthen, Ga., Oct. 14.—The gin, saw
and grist mill of T. Warthen & Cos., at. this
place was burned yesterday morning about
7 o’clock. About twelve bales of seed cot
ton and 1000 bushels of cotton seed, and all
fixtures were destroyed. The cause was
friction about the press pinions. There is
no insurance. The loss is about $4,000.
Gotham's Two Strikes.
New York. Oct. 14. —The brass workers'
lockout and strike and that of the book arid
job printers was unchanged to day. Neither
organization as yet exhibits any signs of
yielding. Printer* have stationed pickets at
the various railroad landings to intercept
printers who come from other cities in
answer to advertisements to take the places
of the New Yorkers.
Committees representing tho Typothetae
and Typographical Union met. to-night on
t he call of Htate Arbitration Commissioner
Donovan. The printers insisted on all their
previous demands, and the Typothetse com
mittee declined to listen to this demand.
Hence the situation is unchanged.
Swinburne leland’a Cholera Cases.
Washington, Oct. 14. Surgeon Gen
eral Hamilton to-day received a telegram
from Health Officer Smith of New York as
follows: Eight cases of cholera were taken
from the Alesia on her arrival. Twenty
six cases developed at the quarantine of
observation. None have developed since
the night of Oct. 7. Eight deaths from
cholera oocured at the hospital, and two
from other causes:watchmen guard the hos
pital day and night.
Lead tin siting Firms in a Pool.
St. Lot is, Oct. 14.— The Globe-Democrat
this morning publishes an account of the
probable organisation of the lend smelt
ing firms of the West with a view to form
ing a compact to sustain the American lead
markets. The movement has been very
quietly pushed to a successful issue and the
details are now being nertected. It is know n
as the National Lead Trust Company, with
headquarters in Ht. Lon*
-tasuiAi fa xsaorganizatlon.
Philadelphia, Pa., Oct. 14.—The Read
ing railroad reconstruction without fore
closure was finally determined upon to-day,
with the substantial assent of all the parties
in interest, including the holders of thefion
asseuting first series os.
( PRIDE 810 A YEAR i
( ft DENTS A COPY, f
PRICES FAIL TO ADVANCE
STOCKS AS LOW AS THEYrHAVE
BEEN IN TWO YEARS.
Corn, Oats, Cotton and Pork a Is®
Cheaper—Coal Stronger only on Ac
count of the Strike—Money Evi
dently Does Not Always InsurO
Prosperity—Failures of the Week.
New York, Oct. 14.—R. G. Dun & Co.’*
review of trade for the week says:
In spite of the many favorable conditions
noted last week, prices do not advance. The
Treasury added #33,000,000 to the circula
tion in September, and has added about
#4,000,000 since, and the Baltimore and Ohio
bargain has been ratified and Reading’s
re-organization insured, yet the price#
of stocks fell on Wednesday to an average
of $58.77 per share, the lowest since April
and May, 1886, and excepting a few weeks
then the lowest forkwo years. Wheat ha*
lost every advance since Sept. 36. Corn,
for a fortnight past, and oats, for a month
past, have occasionally risen, only to re
cede again. Cotton has declined %c. during
the month, and pork is off $1 per barrel.
Oil is higher, but the transactions are insig
nificant. Coal is stronger because of the
strike, but iron and steel are lower.
EXCHANGES FALLING OFF.
Elaborate statements of exchanges foi
the past year and a quarter only conc?al the
fact that of late the exchanges have been
failing behind those of last year, first at
New York and then at other chief cities and
New England manufacturing towns. In
short the theory that “more money insures
prosperity” comes to grief again. More
than $107,000,000 have been added to the
circulation within the past fourteen months,
but speculation thus stimulated has wrought
much harm already and clouded the future
While great activity and>xpansion are
witnessed in some branches of business,
others exhibit symptoms of reaction. (Steel
rails are again lower. Kales were made last
week ut #34 for spring delivery, and some
makers are urging a general stoppage of the
works. Pig iron No. 1 foundry continues
scarce, because of the Lehigh coal strike,
but lower quotations came tor gray forge,
and also for bar iron.
The encouraging statements of exports in
September show that of breadstuff's, cotton,
provisions, oil and cattle the value was ti
per. cent, greater than in 1886.
A DECREASE IN WHEAT.
A large decrease appears in wheat, bn*
there is a noteworthy increase in flour and
cotton. The pork exports decrease one
half and there is some loss in butter, cheese
and oil, but a gain of $6,640,000 in the ex
ports of cotton This month the exporls
from New York show a gain of 2k per
cent., against an increase of 10 per cent, in
the imports. Interior reports are uniform
ly more favorable, though tight money and
low collections are still reported
from some points. The pressure In most
cases is less severe and collections are rather
better. In Texas, where tho cotton yield is
said to lie 10 per cent, below last year’s,
failures are more numerous, and many
frtulcrs are asking indulgence. But east of
the Mississippi money is generally easier at
the South, and the partial failure of crops
is us yd hardly recognised as a cause of dis
turbance in the Northwest. If the actual
losses of the farmers arc us largo as the Oc
tober bureau reports would indicate, how
ever, some- shrinkage in the volume of busi
ness must result.
The business failures occuring throughout
the country in the last week number for tba
United States 18*? and for Canada 20, a total
of 203, against 312 last week.
A TRAIN ROBBER SHOT.
He First Threw a Botch Against an Ex*
• press Car Door.
El Paso, Tex., Oct. 14.—The Galveston,
Harrisburg and Kan Antonio mail and ex
press, which loft here this evening,
was stopped four miles out of
the city by three masked men.
While two covered the engineer and
firemen with their revolvers the third ran
back to the mail (*ar and threw a bomb
against the door. The explosion which fol
lowed shattered the door and side of the car
into splinters. The agent was dazed and
badly frightened by the shock,
but was uninjured. He recovered himself,
however, to pour a charge from a double
barreled shotgun into the breast of the rob
ber, who had jumped into the car, killing
him instantlv. The two men on the engine
hearing the"report fled. The mail agent
fired the remaining load after them. The
train then returned to El Paso and remained
TRAIN ROBBERS GET FRIGHTENED.
Galveston, Oct. 14.—A spo-rial to the
News from Willis, Tex., says: “The passen
gers on the north-bound International and
Great Northern train, due here at 7 o’clock
this evening, report that the train was
stopped by two masked men near Spring
station, twenty-throe miles sooth of here,
with the evident purpose of robbery. A<
alarm that rohtiers were about was imme
diately given, and in the confusion that pre
vailed, the would-be robbers became frighft
enedand ran off into a thicket which dense
ly covers both sides of the road at that
BT. LOUIB GETS A GAME.
This Leaves Detroit Only One Aheac
of Her Rivals.
New York, Oct. 14.—Tlie first game in
the east for the world’s championship be
tween Detroit and Bt. Louis clubs was
played at Washington park, Brooklyn, to
day under favorable conditions. Thera
were 10,110 spectators, and tho weather was
tolerably cool. There were many promi
nent Brooklyn officials in the great crowd.
Among them were Mayor Whitney, District
Attorney Ridgeway, Police Commissioner
Carroll, Inspector Kollar, President of
Board of Aldermen O’Leana and several
Aldermen. A goodly representation of
New Yorkers was also on hand.
The score by innings is as follows:
St. Louis 2 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 o—s
Detroit 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 o—3
Base hits -St. Louis 7. Detroit 8.
Errors St. Louis 4. Detroit 5.
Three Killed by a Boiler.
Parkersburg, W. Va., Oct. 14.—a
special savs that a monster saw mill boiler
exploded at Centroville last night, tearing
everything loose in the neighborhood, kilb
ing three men, and wrecking the engine
and mill completely.
Indianapolis, Ind., Oct. 14. —The Coro
ner’s verdict upon the Chicago and Atlantic
disaster at Kout censures the tram dis
patcher, engineer of the freight train, and
t he company which employed them.
Departure of the Tiuatle.
New York, Oct. 14. —The Scotch cutter
Thistle sailed for home this morning. Capt.
Barry hopes to make the run across"in six