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m£ ATHENS BANNER TUESDAY JUNE 23,^1891 VISITORS DEPARTING- SAW AND HAMMER- HQ FOR THE FESTIVAL- 'RAILROaD CIRCLES. THE THIRD PARTY- t(3^iN carries ; ve ; d R who have passed cR0 . pL y through COM. sA MENECMENT. away AND THE MUSIC THEY ARE MAK ING IN CLASSIu ATHENS. HOUSES BEING BUILT the ALLIANCE RALLY AND THE MIDSUMMER FESTIVAL TO BE COMBINED. WHERE THE G. C- AND N. DEPOT WILL BE LOCATED. EDITOR GANTT GIVES HIS VIEWS ON THAT SUBJECT. A ||\PPY WEEK. , the Classic City and Wh ° Sre They are Colng-The Stu- Whe n T S all Cone-Athens In Her ' summer Garments. There Never was a time In the His tory of Athens When as Much Building Went on as There Is now—Elegant Houses and • Humble Cabins. JULY 16TH IS THE DAY. PROGRESS ON THE ROAD. AGAINST CLEVELAND. sue h sweet sorrow was many separated perhaps of the closest of (oo-nienrement: I'artinS (if 1 for y eari ,ri !n were sorry to Bee the end of the ' - festivities although the < calculated in the long :B1U I' ••• • tun to break one down, n-huoastweek has been for every present. one of the ami Happiest in the history o l-livei'iiy- With nineteen of the ,W !'u,iies 'from tim Institute, who T "“ , he t) ,ast of tl.o -lay, and the many • and tour is tore i Athens was surely P tin Asrinine vMlo«, , hniiilav earl) which she has been in lu-r « rtlui-tant to lay aside, lint ili- lime had come and all must Manv left on the early morning s others in the afternoon, while ‘7 tt ,a iiiiiiiher have waited until this morning reluctant to leave the scenes •round which h:is centered so much Cy' fame on business as as pleasure, the hf of til- I'niver Itv requiring their Tlic trustees have linisheit The boaid itteutioD- . tlVir work and departed The saw and hammer. What sweet music they are making in this city for those citizens who love the city and have an abiding confidence in her future. Athens is prospering now in every line of business, and her citizens are laying up their money io good, commo dious, and comfortable homes. Stores are being built and the busi ness portion of the city is bein~ dotfc d with imposing structures. It seems that during the last five or six years the city has taken on new life, and she is forging to the front to-day more rapidly than ever. The city assessors making their re turns for the last year report one hun dred and etgbty-one new houses as having been constructed or as being In process of construction m Athens for the year ending April 1st 1891. These houses are scattered in every section of the city and are owned by all clashes of cit izens. The East Athens people are building as much as any other clas- o citizens. The hills across the river are being dot ted here and there with nice, comfort able homes owned by the workingmen. The tolling bre id-winner has learned that be can best promote the interests of his family and bi3 city by investing in real estate and building thereon nice little homes. Mr. ike Swift’s new buildings on Foundry street are taking shape. The solid - foundations have been laid, and A Meeting of Citizens to be Called— Merchants In Favor of the Al liance—Who the Speakers Will be—What Mayor Brown Says. Railroad Magnates Inspecting Ter minal Facilities—The Railroads Interested .In the Improvement cf the Savannah Harbor. The Editor of the Alliance Farmer Believes that Unless Democrats Concede Certain Things to the Farmers, a new Party will be Formed. There will be a big Alliance Bally in Athens on July 16th. There will also be a grand mid-sum mer festival and trades dispiay on the same day. Together these will make one of the biggest days Athens has ever had, and The bridge on the G. C. & N. is now being put up over bouth Broad riyer. I here is jnst four large bridges on this division which is seventy miles in length. Two have been completed The Athens bridge will be completed by August 1st, and the one over Sonth Broad river will soon be done and the road will be pushed rapidly to Ath- the city will have to throw open every ^rii i-. Urge commissioners <% e „ s ) S i.er.-clf again. She has lain jijjf [in, holiday dress and the dally of visitor- ami il><* Legislature commit- w tarried Rut a V*" I the sui«ratrncture will be of best mate" ' rial and workmanship. These buildings will be splendid stores for the commis sion business. The Athens Savings Bank is getting 1 ,.r II... iTmvZnrito I ita ,ot ready for its new building. The > en,or „ l forever Ncar, y a11 of the old house between umd on yesterday, J*™*^,*”*™*' the National Bank and the University Kadi hi* " ,Uo ' 8r ° :h i“' Bank has been tom down, and soon this wrH;l »liile. or i el Imps take up im , |andgome _ three . at 3r ick will be ■eliately h's ' ot - 1 * ,n -*i. | completed and ready for occupancy Mr. Bloomfield’s building on Cfayton street is being rapidly finished. It adds much to the appearance of the street and will be one of the handsomest bus- iiotablv return next jear to take th. course. The lawyers also shook kiwis as they parted to go their sepa- nV w’ys and choose !ww sequestered spot where to prac t j ne83 houses in the city. »« unmolested their chosen profes- Mr. Gantt’s house,is being repaired TU young Indies «ee.» reliant. tJ an ^ addad to and will make a roomy love such recent scenes o. p.u«u«:,, Mr>c j o’Farrell’s new house on Hancock avenue is nearini Likewise Mr. George Booth’s new residence across the street. The work on Mr. Booth’s store is also being pushed. Miss Evie Harden’s home on Dougherty street has just been finished and is a handsome residence. Mr. George Booth’s two booses on W. Jury cillcd them homeward one by of,,.. Mis lioylston. Calloway, Hol- li,, V.-rdcrv, Kaine, Born, Rev and l.m rows, left for their homes wi’ yestcrds.y morning. Ma lt friends accompanied the toung people to the station to bid them a last far. well. Lthr in the day Misses Sapp, Ver- iliry ll .rn. s \\ ilkins, Hill, Willcox the 8amc street add to the appearance or uni 1 iiimzy left the city. 1 hose who 8Urround j D g 8 . ^ into go tins morning are M isses Fon- Mr . c w Ba i dw in’s neat little cot- uun'. 1 ope, w imberly, Wells, Brad- l6j . w on t j, e Boulevard, will be quite an " r, R*''. v ’ bcarden, Alexander, u( j t |jti on t o that popular avenue. Bu-bmoml, Burr and the Misses Hoi- . (11 , , , Mr. W.S. Holman’s handsome resi- ombf. Others will linger a da 7* I d 6nce on the Mitchell’s Bridge road is ig-r, and in a few .-hort days all the I finished and is one of the most u-iiors will have gone lor good, or un- | beautiful buildings in the county. Mr. Billups Phinizy’s palatial resi- , ... .dence out on Milledge avenue is re- I'” K" lln:1 1- ou T oungblood will re- I ce j v j n g its finishing touches, and when 8,1 l,ie .'"K l0r J* " e £ k a T 8th< ‘ g T 8t completed thoroughly will be one of 'I her friend, Md* Blanche Lipscombe. tbe very h^dgomeat buildings in the .'hs-rs. l ark ilowell and Charley | oitv> And on and on the reporter might dir Xi>M will r- main over until Safurda; Joe t 'ampbell, F. M.Bt b'lighty. ilnmmoiid and others 7»*“•1 write concerning the building now go- .iP 1 in* on in Athens. Augusta eft y, sterdiiy afternoon on the | 1 „.i tllo lio-rgia train K'cry one knows who the college And yet the city'cannot accommodate those who seek to become citizens. nr ...... , „ i Th'ere is but one conclusion to reach, ■ ". l ‘ n > 1 ' ,ave “H jt° ne hut I anc ) that j 8 that Athens is growing rapi- i r two w ho will linger a day or so [ d j y anf j that ber citizens are kept on a Migt-r uf the Seniors and law classes | v«»n mom with th» will return hut those of the Sen ior class who expect to take the law ^ntre. The other classes will be well , ^presented and many new I THE EUROPEAN PARTY. Nni-rs from all parts of jportal in order to admit the large crowds who will come here at that time.. There are to be four large alliance rallies in the State during July, and they are to be held at Columbus, At lanta, Americns and Athens. Athen’s day is the 16th. On that day every farmer, and everybody else interested in the affairs of the Alliance within a ra dius of a hundred miles of Athens will be here to join in the festivities of the occasion. All the prominent allianceman in the State will be here as well as some offi cers of the National Alliance. Addresses are to be made on this oc casion by President Polk of the Nation- ‘ Alliance, Sockle3s Jerry, who is now member of Congress, Mrs. Leech, a female alliance lecturer, who ie said to have done more to de feat Ingalls than any other who opposed him, Hon. L. F. Living ston, Mr. Gantt and others. The occasion will be a most interest ing one, and people will be here from ten counties around. There will be ire p<H>ple here than ever before. In regard to this gathering Mayor Brown said on yesteraay: My idea is that tbe city and citizens should do everything in their power for tbe meeting of these farmers, and extend them every courtesy in their power. “They ought to obtain some conven ient and comfortable place for tbe meet ing, say. the park, and erect a speakers stand, and arrauge seats for the audi ence, for there will be a large one. -The city should charter the street railroad and electric cars for _ that day Oi make arrangements with Mr Voss by whictr the farmers could be hauled free, and the whole town sh >wn them. “The farmers and their friends will in all probability have a basket dinner, but I think it would be the proper thing for the citizens to have a grand barbecne on the occasion, and show the farmers every attention possible.” Mayor Brown is right, and the idea to have the trades’ display in this con nection is one of the best which has been advanced in a longtime for the welfare of Athens. Tbe largest of crowds will come to the city for both the rally and festival, and there is no bigger adver tisement or help to the progress of a - town than to draw within her gates the crowds for miles around on au occasion like this. It is the geneial wish of the people to have the festival as an advertisement, and in honoi of the completion uf the G. C. & N. toad to Athens. They think it is a good thing and no more oppotune time could be found for the occasion than tbe day uamed. The impression that the merchants >sed to the The location of the depot has been decided. It will be «ituated on College Avenue just below where the road turn s Atlanta, Ga., June 20. [Special.]— Editor T. L. Gantt, of the bouthem A l- liance Farmer in an interview yesterday gave his views on the third party ques tion. His views, aside from the fact that be one of the two editors of tbe official organ of the state alliance, will bere&d ith interest everywhere. “I think the third party inevitable,” said he yesterday, ^‘unless the demo crats make reasonable concessions to the alliance and adopt the Ocala plat form. I have recently conversed with off to go to the NorttiSSSt depot, and it "prominent members of our organization will be just opposite the ice house. and people of Athens are oppos FarmeiV Alliance is altogether an erro- lively move to keep peace with the I growth of their city. [the Mate w ill o tor next year, and be-I Arrive Safely at Queenstown, Ireland. T h * Miss Butherford’s European party C K ,,f l tb f 1 n,ve ™*y du j; l . D g has reached the shores of the Emerald > W year and tlie reputation which Vrf K;:* ll ^ 1,draw a ,ar « er The trip across the blue Atlantic tilien ! before. was one of great pleasure and enjoy- t f " ow "* her summer gaub mentj aQ(] thc members of the party all h-Jii h !" wn H * lhe dull season were spared any sickness during the ‘ 1 *»uii) But in truth we are looking | , , A cablegram was received in Athens I'-en shown of late in the progres- yesterday from Miss i* ul j b f a “l if movement of the Athens citizens nouucing the arrival of the party at 1 Queenstown, Ireland. It read: Safe,well, happy.” That seems to be enough to carry the impression that tbe party, is having a royal time They will ttavel over the countries forward help the club. fhelr Work was for the County and ] Should be Appreciated. Tl>« I armers’ Club of Clarke county I of Europe, view the gnud scenery of P stl1 ' in debt. the Old World, gather knowledge from , And the good citizens of Clarke conn- thou^nd sources and return fully re- v are a.u.t i . . . paid for their trip, n , . hel P tbem 8 et ouU Their friends in Athens wish them a f exhibit, made at the State fair | happy and joyful time, ,. 1 ’ . ma,Je iu the interest of the county, [Oil it was an ixhibitof which any ["'tj might have been proud. . 1<m tllcir °wn responsibility the of- { l| er> ,lf tllis c 'ul* went forward and by ut ef perseverance and hard work i » the exhibit. SWEAR THEY SAW CRONIN’S GHOST. People Living Near the Carlson Cot tage Scared bv the Alleged Spectre. CmcAbo.June 18.—People who live It wag hiirhi.7 « i- .j , I near the uarlson cottage, where Dr. P. lid-. • J complimented on aU H Cron in was murdered, are excited . nd m a measure contributed to- I and more or less frightened by the al- * 8 Dringing the agricultural con-1 leged ghost uf the muMered man. fi'tiou to a 11>—no * •. . >il A dozen residents declare that they iug u ,t 1 lts next res 81011 in are willing to swear that they hav,-, while passing tbe Carlson cottage at tbe SDiritual form of tbe club i in debt and wants to re- I night, seen the spiritual form «itself of that burden in order to doctor, clad in white ready to^H ■ garments and dis- • uittt ouraenin order to - - J entertain the delegates in Jgjjd gr^n^ b while wandering " hen they come in August. I through the rooms of the cottage. ^ r about three hundred and I The residents of the neighborf r-xnainm a D,Ce margin ,or an they cannotfe induced to walk v, >Pentoi , meQt ‘ T,,e subscription lists J sight of the cottage after dark, log n l by the B«nkr have the fojlow- Joseph &pecht, a spiritualist names: , florist, of 3ifa. 1,198 Lincoln av £. b. x Rims, ewton. and uuusii. ««. — a venue, ♦moo . near the scece of the murder, hasvol- 110.00.1 1 ,uttered to sleep In the rooin where $10.00. Croninjyas ldUed if Carlson wiU allow v -umpkin, $10.00.1 him. . ’ , „ -’'*w by a i|,., , , , I ■ The owner of the C#r’o3on college has Putins sn lib ! ral 0,1 the P art of not bwn able to find a tenant or a ktU(, uot. enn , <18p08ed ’ the necessary I purchaser for the place and the only iu., be raised. 1 revenue derived from it has been by LID8en Crawford, p 'K.j, . revenue derived our subscriptions to Th« | turning Jt into a sort of musewn. ^iveii I!aNNKR where they will be its columns. I » A iign ifl ‘ p TH * Uwivbbsitt.—It 1 Appear- ooty it wa! 0 ftiv,; aiver8,t y &nd examine in were all favorable to it Grading on the Atlanta division has been going on for some time, and it will be poshed through rapidly. When completed Athens will have a bee line to Atlanta but 60 miles in length, and the best terminal facilities to be found in the Southern States. rrom every section of Georgia, and they report alliancemen as being a unit in favor of a new party, unless the demo cracy meets their i:h A party of railroad magnates passed rough through Atlanta on Thursday, inspect- >ral an ing the railroad systems in general and terminal facilites in particular. Bep resentatlves of many great systems were presant, and especial attention was given the Central Bailroad and the terminal facilities of Atlanta. Th; stops in Atlanta was made for tbe pur pose of considering a location for a new Union Passenger depot. Atlanta needs one, and it is only a matter of few months before she will have it. When the high officeials of the Rich mo. d and Danville road were in Ma con, day before yesterday, they gav,- assurances that efficient and faithful local officers would not be removed As long as they gave satisfaction all would be well. They said the man- agment was o pposed to the policy of removing offi cials jnst for the sake of change. demands. 1 very much doubt if this feeling can be coun teracted, as the sentiment is growing daily. Ark my prediction. If the people’s party is endorsed by the alliance con vention of Georgia, or at the convention to be held in February next, this Btate will give it at least 50,000 majority. “Cleveland’s administration, the poli ticians and the . partisan press are re sponsible for this disaffection in the ranks of Georgia democrats. We have elected only one democratic president since the war, and he vetoed the silver bill, thus playing into the hands of the Wall street money tyrants. Again, the nomination thein seventh district agaiust the alliance nominee of the party; the Douglasville convention that endorsed a republican candidate over Colonel Livingston; and the can didacy of Haskell in South Carolina against Tillman, proved to the farmeis that the oldjpolitical rulers were not their friends, and would imperil the FOR GOVERNOR. H. VICTOR NEWCOMB INSANE. McKinley Nominated Amid Cheers and Enthusiasm. Columbus, O., June 18.—Tbe first dav of the Republican state convention of Ohio opened bright and clear. The proceedings of the day were oj ened by prayer, after which the re port of the committee on credentials was was presented and adopted. The coinminittee on permanent organ ization reported, amid applause, the name of Gen. Asa S. Bnshnell, of dark county, for permanent chairman of the convention, and E. J. Kessinger, of Athens, for permanent secretary. Chair man BnshneU’s address was brief. Nominations were declared in order and ex-Govemor Foraker arose to pre sent the nameof McKinley for governor. At the tdghtof the familiar figure of the ex-governor and sturdy campaigner the convention fairly went mad with en thusiasm. For over a minute the ap plause and cheers reverberated through the Immense building, while Foraker bowed smilingly to the compliment. He placed considerable force upon the issues of the campaign and spoke at length of the many things the party had at stake. A United States senator was to be elected, and it was to be decided whether or not the Ohio Republicans would furnish a name at the head of the ticket in the coming national contest. His reference to Mr. McKinley was greeted with rounds of applause, and closing he stated: I move you, Mr. Chairman, that the rules of this convention be suspended, and that, by acclamation, we nominate to be our candidate for governor, that brilliant statesman and soldier and orator, Y.’illium McKinley. [Prolonged^ cheers.] . Col. Robert Harlan, the colored orator of Cincinnati, seconded Maj. McKinley’s nomination, "on behalf of 80,000 colored voters of Ohio. ” With one wild, hilarious cheer of affirmation the convention declared Maj. McKinley"nominated for governor by acclamation, and a committee was appointed to apprise him of his nomina tion and escort him to the hall. _ His appearance was the signal for an other outburst of enthusiasm. ” I now have the pi Asure, ” said the One of Walt Street’s Boldest Speculators In an Asylum. New York, June 19.—It was an nounced that H. Victor Newcomb, one of Wall street’s boldest speculators, luyj been placed in a private insane asylum. He is not violently insane, but is suffer ing from softening of the brain, and on the advice of his physicians his family has placed him in a retreat Mr. Newcomb’s malady is said to be hereditary. His mother, who had been a sufferer from kleptomania, one day be came violent). insane and attempted to kill her five children. She succeeded in throwing three of the youngest of her children oat of a third-story window of her house in Louis villa. They struck an iron railing below and were instantly killed. Mrs. Newcomb tried to Bn Victor and his brother, but the child ren’s nurse had arrived in time to throw a mattress on the ground below the win dow, so that the hoys were not killed by the faU. The unfortunate woman was committed to McLean insane asytnm at Somerville, Masa., where she was main- tainedsby her husband for thirty-five years. The Kentucky law did not re cognize insanity as a ground for divorce bat after his wife had been oodfined in the asylum twenty-five years, Newcomb procured a change in the statue, which enabled him to obtain a divorce. They Deny the Change. Nalhville, Tenn., June 19.—At torneys. for John B. Stetson, the cele brated hatmaker, filed an important bill in the United States circuit court against Handley Bros. Ss Co., wholesale merchants of this city. In the bill it is alleged that Handley Bros. & Co., have been selling an inserior quality of goods, stamped with Stetson s name and trade mark, but manufactured by another man. An injunction is asked to stop this practice, and it is also sought to re cover all profits that have accrued from the alleged deception. Members of the firm deny that they have been guilty of any snen practice. success of that party and the supremacy _ ________ of the white race to overthrow them.. chairman, "of introducing to you the again, the vindictive spirit distinguished soldier and statesman, Said Mr. Pat Calhoun yesterday: is will take an “Of course the railroads active interest in the improvement of the Savanoah harbor. And I believe that Savannah has an opportunity now that, if she will actively seize, will se cure this deep water. “If you will glance at this map,” he aid, pointing to a large railroad maps of the United States that hung close by, ‘you will see that the Terminal system, in connection with the Missouri Pa cific, gives a through line from Port land, Ore., on tbe Columbia river, to Savannah.” ‘If you could unite all interests in Georgia in an active movement to se cure deep water for this port,” Mr. Calhoun added, “I entertain no doubt that the result aimed at would be at tained. I am sure that the railroads will do all in their power to accom- ilish this, and will use their best ef- rts to attain that end.” Then again, the vindictive manifested by certain leading so-called democratic papers in Georgia against the alliance has added to the estrange ment of the farmers from the party with which they have so long affiliated. The residents of our towuB and cities of the state do not know the deep un dercurrent that is setting in throughout the country against the old parties. - ‘Only last Monday while in Athens, met representatives from a number of counties in Northeast Georgia, and without a single exception they report ed their, people as being generally in favor of a new party. The Georgia al- liancemcn have beeu the backbone of the democracy in our state. Thoy feel that they have been unjustly discrimi nated against in the administration of our national affairs, and from this day on their motto will be, ‘Measures be fore men, principles above all things.’ “The alliance leaders in our state are doing their very best to reconcile the differences between their members and the democratic party. “The politicians aud partisan press demand that alliancemen repudiate their principles and this I know they will not do. They will demand their Georgia needs just such terminal fa cilities as this project will afford, and it is hoped that it will be pushed to success. adoption. “The man who ridicules the demands or doubts the strength ef the Georgia in the THE CLARKE RIFLES. neous one, and no better way of reviv ing it can possibly be found* than the oue suggested. The Alliancemen have passed a resolution to act in harmony with the city in making tbe occasion a grand success, and the union of tbe two will make such a gala day as Athens has not seen for a long, long time. This will show the farmers too that the peo ple of Athens are in thorough sympathy with their efforts. By all means let’s have the feetival. It is the desire of the people, of the merchants, and of everybody. Euter- ; >rise shows up a town and does more : or it than anything on tbe face of the earth, and Athens surely has the right sort of it. _ Many of the merchants and buiness men have expressed themselves as heartily in favor of it, and have urged Mayor Biown to call a public meeting of the citizens to arrange for a perfection of the plan, and means of putting it into execution. The meeting will be held at an early date, and all interested should take measures at onoe to prepare themselves for the occasion. Let’s make tbe festival a success. Making Active Preparations for the Camp at Chlckamauga. The rifles are getting ready for.tfaeen- campment. Capt. Owens has them iu charge and is doing some good work in drilling them up to the proper stan dard. Many of the regular men will be una ble to go on account of business engage ments, so others have enlisted to go with the company and remain through tbe encampment. These are now"drill ing every night or two in order to be in good trim by Hie time when they leave. The company will leave Athens on the 29th and will spend a week in camp. Several Georgia boys have enlisted to go with the company who live outside of Athens. Among them are Messrs Eu gene Black and John Boston. The company will be greatly benefit- ted by this weeks instruction, and will return in excellent trim. HISSING THEFRINCE. OFF FOR VIRGINIA. Col. and Mrs. Charles M. Snelllng Leave for a Bridal Tour. Col. and Mrs. Charles M. Snclling left yesterday for Virginia where they will spend some time before returning to Athens. The wedding which occured Thurs day afternoon was a quiet one, only the relatives of the bride being in atten dance. Dr. Lane performed the ceremony in an impressive manner. The groom is one of the most efficient professors in the University, while the bride carries with her the best wishes of a large circle of admiring friends. How the Welsh Treated an Attempt to Play “God Bless the Prince of Wales.” London, June 18.—The popular crusade against tbe Prince of Wi shows no signs of abating in strength or bitterness. After the lecture deliv ered last night at Carnavon, Wales, b; alliancemen, is certainly groping dark. At the next election they will sweep our state like a cyclone and carry every county with not more than a dozen ex ceptions. You bad as well try and stay the raging waters until their force is spent as to stop or retard the onward march of the alliance until their ends are achieved. “The nomination of Mr. Cleveland would meau the formation and triumph of a new party in Georgia. It would destroy every bridge between the farm ers and the democratic party. I see that Mr. Cleveland says he will not make the race if the masses of the south ern people are against him. I will make this proposition: He caD send to Georgia any representative he wants, and I will take him through the state aad.i3t him question 1,000 of the first al- liancemen that we meet—I mean genu ine wool-hat alliancemen, and not of the plug-hat. caucus brand—and if weeau Hud of that numbar five men who will say they will support him if nomi nated, I will agree to acknowledge my mistake.” “How will The Southern Alliance Farmer stand in the event that a third party is endorsed by your members in Georgia?” “Our paper is the organ of the State Alliance—a non.political organization. We stand square and flat-footed upon tbe Ocala platform, and will battle for its success. We are with tbe people, and will stand by the people to the end. We will do everything in our power to reconcile the differences between the Georgia alliancemen and democratic party with which they have so long af filiated. But if the issue is overdrawn, your nominee for governor, and your next governor, William McKinley, Jr." Again the enthusiasm of admirers of tbe distinguished Ohioan burst forth, and 1,000 frantic, cheering, straggling Republicans waved their hats and fans, i xrtinded with their canes and re-echoed ihe name of " McKinley 1 McKinley I" The hero of the day received his honors mohcstly. Simply bowing his acknowledgements, he made a brief eech upon lines of his address before >e muss meeting. In his speech accepting the nomina tion, Mr. McKinley referred to the com ing senatorial and national elections, to the Republican party in Ohio, to "Presi dent Harrison’s wise administration,” and to the "McKinley tariff measure” in a characteristic Republican argu ment. The committee on resolutions report ed a platform which was enthusiasti cally adopted. The platform is built on the usual Republican lines. It endorses high tariff and McKinley as the "ablest exponent of that principle;” says some thing* about the protection of laborers, and devotes a special plank to wool pro tection; endorses the amended coinage act,-"by which the entire product of American silver mines is added to the currency of the people;” has the usual "free ballot and fair count” pland; de mands the enforcement of rigid laws against the influx of vicious and crimi nal Masses of foreigners; favors restora tion to the public domain of unearned railroad grants; wants more pensions; endors s Harrison’s administration, and especially the policy of reciprocity; "commends” the patriotic services of John Sherman and his colleagues; says a good word for Secretary of the Treas ury Foster, and then condemns Camp bell's administration and everything else democratic. The ticket' was then completed aa fol lows: Lieutenant Governor Andrew L. Har ris of Preble county, was nominated on first ballot. He is a member of the Farmers’ Alliance. Auditor of State E. W. Poe, the pres ent auditor, was renominated by accla mation. Supreme Judge Marshall J. Williams of Fayette county, nominated by accla mation. Attorney General J. K. Richards of Lawrence county, nominated on first ballot. State Treasurer W. T. Cope of Cleve land, nominated on the first ballot. Charles E. Groce, member of the Sensational Arrests Expected. Indianapolis, Ind., June 19.—Coroner Manker. has received a report from Chemist Lotz regarding the contents of Mrs. Nancy Wright’B'vtomach, the old lady dying some two weeks ago under very suspicions circumstances. Mrs. Wnght was tbe third member of the ly who had died, and it was charged that she had been poisoned, she saying to a member of the family just before death: "That last dose of medicine is killing me. ” The chemist found large quantities of copper in the stomach, and it is now certain death did not result from natural causes. Sensational ar rests are expected. SHQRT ITEMS. glidin' „ i William M. Slaton. Prof. Slaton is a £ graduate of the University in the cas of ’73 and well merits the A. M. degree ON TO WASHINGTON. To Confer With Secretary Noble- Prof. H. C. White and Pres. -P. W Meldrim of the Board of commissioners of ihe negro college left the city Thurs day uight for Washington, D. C. The object of their visit to the capitol is to confer with Secretary Noble and secure a settlement of the appiopria tions for the State college. The difficulty seems to that the Secretary desires, that the appropriation be equally divided be tween the white and colored colleges. The legislature saw fit to devote 40 per cent of tbe funds to the negro college, and the‘ecretary did nut approve of this. Prof. White and Mr. Meldrim will endeavor to secure a settlement of the difficulty which will be satisfactory * all concerned.. he »i*Z'^andadvancement in every of "f It is thought that their I conferred on him. to .'mm,.,, mougnt that their 'ill (to d . bous for the appropriations with the effect desired. For . F *w Davs.-Mr. Frank Hight bwi condition They are doing a big 1 Jve3 today'for Anislon, Ala. He will business which keeps up durmg the avestouay iu en’ire year. The power for running The Athens Factories.—The re ports from the factories in'.ind around Ailvens shows them to be in the very They are doing a big returned home | return fo a fowday- * enMreyear. The power ^ilaloiL fneuils at Millcdgeville 1 Mr. Henry M. Stanley the band “God Bless the Prince of Wales.” The Welshmen, however, no sooner heard the first strains of the familiar air than they raised a storm of hisses which al most drowned the noise of the band. At seven religious meetings held in various parts of the country yesterday the Prince of Wales was roundly de nounced for tbe share he took in the baccarat scandal. At the Methodist Conference now being held at Leeds the visit to Tranby Crolt was classed as a “gambler’s orgie.” In a letter published to-day in the Pall Mall Gazette the writer asks why a captain in a household regiment, who is wanted by the police in connection with the Cleveland street scandal, and who is now residing in Tunis, should have been allowed to resign when Sir William Gordon Cumming was dismiss ed from the army for his share in the Tranby Croft scandal. As an evidence of tbe attitude of the press and the public ou the question of royal preroga tives, a letter which is published in to day issue of tbe Standard, which is r sturdy conservative organ,may be cited The writer of this letter calls attention to the fact that during the course of the royal picuic at Virginia Water on Sun day last some members of the party, in. eluding some members of tbe family of tbe Prince of Wales, violated the law relative to the “close season” of fishing by fishing in the waters. _ The writer calls upon the local authorities to prose cute tbe lawbreakers under.the statute and not to exempt from pnnishnment those members of the royal family who may be shown to have violated the law The fact that this letter is published by the Standard goes far to show the feel ings that has been aroused by the ac- tion of the Prince of Wales hf’ecf y° u may set us down on the side of the »> iTho armers.” board of public works, of PickawaJ county, was nominated on the first ballot. For state school commissioner, O. T. Carson of Guernsey, was nominated on the first ballot. For state dairy and food inspector, H. B. McNeil of Miami, was nominated on the first ballot. In compliar.ee with the recently en acted ballot reform law, the convention adopted a device to be printed at the head of the Republican ticket, this de vice to be an American eagle. The convention then adjourned. WOULD NOT REFUSE. Important General News Dispatches la Condensed Form. The Georgia editor excursionists have arrived in Chicago. George Washington, tbe negro to be hanged soon in Atlanta, refuses to talk. The German Emperor has written to ueen Victoria criticising th© Prince of alee for his connection with the bac carat game. Stephen Thomas, a colored man, waa snnstrack while working near Selma, O. He went into convulsions, and has had them regular ever since. He is not ex pected to live. — The condition of ex-Chief Justice Sherwood, at Kalamazoo, Mich.; is such that a petition has been filed in tbe pro bate court for the appointment of a guardian for him. At Buffalo, N. Y. f Samuel E. Wey- man was sentenced to hang August 8. He is probably the last man who will he sentenced to death by hanging in tho state of New York. A special dispatch from Guatemala says apian has been discovered to annex Guatemala to the United States. Some of the most prominent officials of the country and principal coffee planters are interested. Bernard Glandi. convicted some days jo of having attempted to bribe Tales furor Henry B. Atwood, in the Hennes sey case at New Orleans, was sentenced by Judge Marr to one year at hard labor in tbe penitentiary. At Milwaukee, Wis., Rev. Isaao Nicholson of Philadelphia, was elected bishop of the Episcopal diocese of Mil waukee on the eleventh ballot about midnight. His election is regarded as a victory for the High church men. Over 100 corpses have been recovered at Basla The unidentified bodies are >erved in the hospital. Stakes have 3 driven into the river bed to pre vent unrecovered bodies from washing away. The number of the dead has sached 150. A libel action has been brought 1 Mr. Parnell’s secretary, Mr. Campb inst The Cork Herald for stating t ]e other members of parliament were attending to their duties, Mr. Campbell was hiring houses for immoral purposes for Mr. Parnell in Dublin. At Gan Francisco, the revenue cutter Corwin, took cool mid sailed for Priby- loff islands. Capt. Hooper, it is stated, carries copies of the president's procla mation ordering a closed season, which he will distribute to all vessels concerned which may be found in Behring sea. *. MAYOR HEMPHILL Vetoes the Beer License for Reasons Here Given. A Significant Utterance by Dr. Gallor. Atlanta, June 10.—[Special.]—May or Hemphill has created a big sensation by vetoeing ti e beer license. Atlanta issues two kinds of licences, one to sa- loonists handling whiskey and wines as well as beer. This is one thousand dol lars pel annum. The other is for beer saloons alone, at two hundred and fifty dollars per annum. The former are kept in the business parts of the city, wi'biu certain prescribed limits, while tbe beer saloons are on the outskirts Nashville, Tenn.. June 18.—[Spe cial.]—The Rev. Thomas F. Gailor, t>. D.. passed through Nashville yesterday, on his way to Sewanee, Teenetsee, from Louisville, where he bad been to form an alumni association of the university, He was interviewed at every point as to the possibility of his re-election to the bishopric, and the probability of his acceptance in case of such a thing. To each and every one he gave an evasive reply as to what he would do if offered the bishopric again. To some friends here, however, when asked about his intention if he should An Ocala special to The Florida Times- Union say»: James A. Harris and Al bertos Vogt have sold to a syndicate 4,900 acres of phosphate land in Marion, Levy, Citrus, Hernando and Polk conn- ties jor $570,000 cash;.they retaining in ‘ be same fifty-one one-hundredths into- it in order to control it. Kflbourne J. Brown was arrested ai his home in Malden, Mass., charged with smuggling while in the employ of the Owuuiian Pacific railroad as conduc tor of a Pullman car between Boston and Montreal. He was held in $5,000 bail for examination. This Is consid ered a very important arrest. and in some instances in resident por tions. TheMayor’s reasons for refusing;his aeeuond he ^ pub _ approval to beer saloons is that there \ has been to all intents and purposes “blind tigers” and their existence is unfair to tbe prohibition element and to saloon men who pajr the higher license. The announcement has created a great deal of discussion, some favorable to the Mayor, and some decidedly the oppo- sfte. HE WON. mr * Tooio let We factories around Athens is as good as is to be found anywhere in tho state. In the last Drawing of the Louisiana Lottery. Atlanta, Ga., Juns 18. [Special.]— liclyb “I would not dare to refuse a second call from the diocese of Georgia. I do not believe, however, that they will elect me. The; understood my motives too well to again tempt me to leave Se wanee.” Dr. Gailor believes that in refusing i second call to Georgia he would be plac ing himself in opposition to clerical work for a secular calling. S. Will Remain In Athens —Mr. P. Tribble who graduated this year with the Law class will make Athens Don’t » “ Monkey” with your Blood. $ . breed. oorrupUon: and into lncnable obronlo dla- orders. is a safe, speedy an* sure euro tor all 11 _ it u„contagious blootl ^ * pol£OnL3& uSnE' ed Scrofula, Sid a Eruptions, and has cured thousands of cases of Cancer. It la a powerful tonic for deU- cate persons, yet is harinlesi and incapable of injuring the most sensitive system. Madison Pate, a young car greaser at j bis home- He was admited to the bar the R. & D. shops won fifteen thousand j day before yesterday, and will practice 'law in Athens Mr. Tribble has dollars in the Louisiana State Lottery at i promise of being one of tbe prominent t e last drawing. There is no doubt of lawyers of the future and he is in good MeEirjVjWiMEOFCARDUiiw JsBulsdiMSMk the gcnuinesucss of iL hands in the office of Mr. E. T. Brown A treatlae on Blood and 8M* Disease, mailed nuts on appli cation. Druggists Sell It. | SWIFT SPECIFIC CO., Drawer 3s Atlanta, Ga, j fcsubtcribe to .the Athena . Banner.