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NO TICKETS PUT OUT
Georgia Republicans Neither Fuse
Nor go it Single-Handed.
THE STATE CONVENTION IN ATLANTA.
Proposition to Support the Populists Failed
to Past, as Did Also the One to Nom
inate State Officers—Warned
to Avoid Democrats.
Atlanta, August 30. —The Georgia
state republican convention was called
to order at twenty minutes past 13
o’clock yesterday by J. 11. Johnson, of
Savannah, the negro secretary of the
executive committee. About eight
hundred delegates were present. It. L.
Johnson, a negro lawyer was elected
lie was opposed in this and the mo
tion was declared out of order. Colonel
R. 1). Locke, of Macon, was called upon
to make a speech, lie responded, and
for a quarter of an hour preached re
publicanism to the convention. His re
marks were in favor of a fusion of the
republicans with the popttlists. Other
Permanent organization was not
effected until late in the afternoon. A
tight was soon sprung over a state
ticket. One faction wanted to endorse
the populist ticket, a second faction in
sisted on putting out a straight repub
lican ticket, and a third element fa
vored letting members of the party
do as they pleased about voting for
candidates. After many speeches and
much confusion it was resolved not to
put out a republican ticket. Then the
proposition to endorse the populist can
didates was defeated. Republicans,
however, were put on notice that they
must not enter democratic primaries or
The platform endorsed the Minneap
olis platform of 181)3, declared for a
liberal pension policy, a ' rotective
tariff, an increase in the currency, the
Nicarauguan canal, the Cotton States
Exposition to beheld in Atlanta next
year, and declared against lynching.
The Financial Flank.
The financial plank says: “We favor
the coinage of all the available silver
product of American mines.” After
demanding that parity be maintained
the plank goes on to say ; “We de
nounce the democratic party for its
hostility to silver after solemnly pledg
ing to the country its purpose in favor
of its coinage and whose leaders every
where gave the people assurances
friendly to this precious- metal whose
use as money is as old as recorded
history; and who, after such assuran
ces and after many promises not intend
ed to be kept, shamelessly violated
every pledge and every promise given
and at the same time the confidence of
that portion of the people they ‘had
deluded into the belief that they were
The convention adjourned at 11
o’clock last night.
Valuable Property la Home Claimed by
Rome, Ga., August 80.—A suit was
filed in the county clerk’s office yester
day afternoon that involves over 8100,000
worth of the most valuable property in
Rome. The suit was filed by the heirs
of Jonas King, deceased, through their
attorneys, Broyles & Broyles, of Atlan
ta. The heirs are Mrs. Charley Jonas,
wife of Judge James of Cedartown, and
Mr. John King, of the same place.
The suit is brought under the plea that
James King held only a lifetime interest
in the property, jind that it would re- |
vert to the heirs at his death. The i
property involved is the magnifieant
home of Captain L. Lyle on the out
skirts of the city, the Masonic temple
and considerable other property in the
heart of the city. It has created a gen
uine sensation in Rome.
TRAMPS AND ROBBERS COLLIDE
Highwaymen in Indiana go Through a i
Train Devastating all in Their Path.
Larote, Ind., August 30 —Lake
Shore local freight No. 55 westbound .
was boarded by three highwaymen
near Nudson Lake, this county, last
night. They beat and robbed every
man on the train before it reached the
station. James Gardner and his
brother from Bertrand, Michigan, -who
were stealing a ride to Chicago were
terribly beaten, the former being shot
and both being pitched from the train. ‘
They were found by the roadside
later and taken to New Charlilse. j
Seven other tramps were beaten and 1
thrown from the train before it reached 1
this place where the robbers disem- .
barked and disappeared.
The Pythians Have Washington.
Washington. August 80. —The visit
ing Pythians had an inspection and re
view yesterday afternoon on the White
lot. Owing to the lateness of the hour,
half the Pythians only, about 4,000 in
number, took partuin the review. In i
honor of the visiting Pythians, an j
industrial parade was bold later on
Pennsylvania avenue. Judging from j
the great number of spectators, it
proved the most attractive feature of
—Are the rights of man paramount
to the rights of property? The people’s
party says yes. The demo-republican .
party says no, and all laws for thirty j
years have ignored human rights.—
Anderson (Ind.) People's Paper. I
THE LIVING ISSUES, ATLANTA, GEORGIA; AUG. 30, 1894.
(Follow tht Course of the Arrout.)
" there IS MIGHTY L.ITTLE LEFT.
The origin of wealth is in the soil. It is enhanced by labor. The producer gives up plenty and gets back a pit
tance. The consumer pays dearly and receives a dole. Middlemen stand between and levy tribute.—Ram's Horn.
Speaking in general terms there are
but two persons in ideal commercial
life. They are the producer and the
consumer. These two individuals, or
classes, if you please, ought to reach
each other without the intervention of
middlemen and speculators who rob
each of the reward of his toil. Our
artist presents a lesson in political and
moral economy which will not fade
from the mind when the names of our
money czars will be buried in oblivion.
For the problem stated in our car
toon we offer the following solution:
Eliminate the middleman and para
site from our commercial order and
allow producer and consumer, as far as
possible, to deal directly with each
1. By inaugurating industrial co-op
eration whereby capital and labor will
have mutual interest in failure and
3. Put railways and telegraphs under
government control or absolute own
3. Establish postal savings banks for
deposits and loans.
4. Suppress gambling and begin at
the stock exchange and boards of trade.
Are we not right? —Ram’s Horn.
All Monopolies Must Ise Administered by a
Public Corporation, the People's Govern
Monopoly in private hands has
proved injurious politically, industrial
ly and ethicrJly. The essential fea
ture of despotism everywhere is power
without responsibility to the people,
whether it be found in the bureaucracy
of the sovereign, as in Russia, in the
board of directors of the Standard oil,
gas, water or railroad companies, uri
controled by the public. Free compe
tition in large undertakings has grown
into the monopolistic trust, syndicate
or combine. This evolutionary devel
opment is logical, but it is also equally
logical and in the proper order of
things that the people alone should
exercise exclusive control in all mat
ters relating to the general interest in
city, state or nation.
Every private monopoly must be
transformed into a public one. Then
the curses which flow in such abun
dance from private ownership will
cease. The bitter waters of Marah
will grow sweet. There is no middle
course. The people must assume sov
ereignty industrially as will as polit
ically. With Lincoln’s emancipation
proclamation political equality was es
tablished throughout the land: indus
trial equality, or equal opportunities
for all, is yet to be secured. One can
not long exist without the other. Such
is the history of all past ages. There
is no affinity between plutocracy and
democracy. We must bring the repub
lic into our industrial life. The peo
ple must trust themselves. —Donahoe’s
POINTS FOR THE PEOPLE.
—The national bank act is the most
infamous, the meanest, the vilest law
ever put upon the statute books of a
civilized nation. —Road.
—The land of every country is the
common property of all the people of
that country, because the Creator made
it as a voluntary gift to them.—Bishop
—-In the coal fields of Pennsylvania
there are, under present conditions—
for the landlord, millions: for the min
er, a fight for a bare subsistence. Are
the “conditions” properly adjusted?—
—Labor applied to land produces
wealth: wealth used to produce more
wealth is capital. Then if labor has
free access to land it will produce what
capital it needs, and capitalists will be
powerless to oppress laborers.—Single
—The man who denies that the value
of money is its exchangeable relation
to the commodities with which it is
compared, is crazy nougli to say the
only way to measure the value of a
dollar is to compare it with itself.—
uay Center Dispatch.
—They are slaves who fear to -speak
For the fallen and the weak:
They are slaves who will not choose
Hatred, scoffing and abuse,
Father than in silence shrink
From the truth they needs must think.
They are slaves who dare not be
In the right with two or three.
—Jatncs Russell Lowell.
—Every act on the part of plutocracy
adds to the evidence that the lantl
question is the main point. Landlord
ism will make slaves of the American
people as completely as it has of the
tenants in Ireland, if the British sys
tems are alio wtd to prevail.—Chicago
—The right to labor for his own sup
port is a privilege that belongs to every
man and yet there are some who are
simple enough to think they are doing
a great favor to the laboring man by
giving him work, when the man who
labors is really supporting them.—ln
—Shall the public needs be supplied
by public agencies as demanded by the
people’s party or shall they be sup
plied by private corporations as now
provided by the republican and demo
cratic parties? This covers the whole
ground of American politics.—Com
—Any money -endowed with purchas
ing and debt paying power by the gov
ernment is honest money, and when
made a full legal tender for all pur
poses, has never gone below par, and
never will, whatever the article may
be on which the government fiat is
—Land, labor and capital produce all
wealth, yet in presence of vacant fields,
surplus capital and idle men starvation
and misery abound. Why?—Ottawa
WHY WAGES GO DOWN.
The Monopoly of Land and of Money Are
~ the Prime Factor* in the Production of
The strenuous efforts of the repub
lican press to persuade employers to
reduce wages in order that the result
ing distress of workingmen may be
charged to democratic tariff reduction
are likely to prove something like a
boomerang. The crusade for poor
wages begun by the Chicago Tribune
months ago has been taken up by
the republican newspapers one after
another until now the whole pack is
howling in unison to employers: “Re
duce wages and show these people who
vote for lower taxes that you can dis
cipline them by forcing wages down.”
As senseless clamor can start a bank
ing panic so constant reiteration of this
plea can produce and already lias pro
duced its effect in a concerted effort of
protected manufacturers to cut down
the pay of their workmen. For this
the people will not lie slow to put the
responsibility where it belongs—on the
partisan and conscienceless republican
Wages, however, will go down to a
great extent independently of this
alarmist outcry and without relation
to any tariff legislation. The twin is
sues of the land and the currency are
the prime regulators of the rate of
wages. Wages have been high in the
United States in tiie past because the
vast area of unoccupied land suitable
for farming purposes afforded refuge
and employment for that, now super
fluous, labor which crowds our cities
and by eager bidding for work forces
down pay. Wages will be lower in the
Unitetl States, first, because this outlet
for superabundant labor is closed, and,
second, because the appreciation of
gold has so greatly reduced prices. It
is inevitable that the price of labor
shall presently follow the downward
course of the prices of the commodities
it creates and the commodities it needs
for its sustenance.
The influence of the tariff on wages
is at most trivial. Wage-workers of
every class —clerks, salesmen, account
ants, mechanics and laborers—inter
ested in earning high wages will do
well to ignore the clamor of partisan
sheets and study intelligently the twin
problems of monopoly of money and
monopoly of land.—Chicago Times.
The Venerafa Sunk, fhe‘Frew Saved.
London, August 30.—The bark Ven
erata (Norwegian) Captain Persen.from
Savannah, July 35th, for London, was
sunk on August 35th, by collision witli
the British Steamer Norham Castle.
The crew of Venerata were saved and
have arrived at Madeira.
Texas Repuiicans Adjourn.
Dallas, Tex., August 30. —The re
publican state convention adjourned
last night. The platform re-affirms the
national platform and condemns the
HAIL TO WILSON, wliEF
Delegate. Meet Him nl tlie Depot, ami Ite
nomlnate Him by Acclamation.
MARTINSBtJItG, W. Va. August 80.—
The congressional convention for the
second West Virginia district met here
nt 10 o’clock yesterday to renominate
William L. Wilson for congress.
As it was so evident that the conven
tion was unanimous for Wilson all the
committees except that on resolutions
were dispensed with. At every men
tion of Wilson’s name the cheers were
almost deafening. At II o’clock the
convention took a recess until 3, nnd
the delegates were instructed to assem
ble at the B. & O. station at 1:30 to meet
the Hon. W'. L. Wilson of the United
States of America. Long before that
hour, the station anil its approaches
were packed by an enthusiastic throng.
The train bearing the distinguished
tariff reformer rolled into the station
to the strains of “Hull to theUhlef ’ by
numerous bands and amid the hoarse
hurrah from a thousand throats he was
borne to a carriage decorated with
lings and a hundred willing hands drew
him in triumph to the hull. Mr. Wil
son was accompanied by Governor
elect Oates, of Alabama, and Repre
sentative Tracy of New York. At
3:30 the convention re-assembled and
resolutions were reported and adopted
endorsing the Chicago platform, espe
cially the tariff plank therein; the ac
tion of the house of representatives; of
Grover Cleveland and of W. L. Wilson
and accepting the tariff bill as passed
in tlic same spirit as diil President
Cleveland. In a short but brilliant
speech John T. McGraw. of I*rcston
county nominated Mr. Wilson and he
was made the nominee by acclamation.
THANKS TO THE ABETTERS.
The Director* of I lie lointn stair* Kxftoul*
tlim Grateful For Timely Aiii.
Atlanta. August 80. -Resolutions of
thanks to all who have assisted the
Cotton States and International expo
sition in securing the passage by con
gress of the bill making an appropria
tion fora government building and dis
play were unanimously adopted yester
day by the directors, with the request
that they be given to the public. One
of them reads:
“In expressing the thanks of the di
rectors of tin'Cotton states and Inter
national exposition company for the .
friendly help of all those through
whose assistance the enterprise is iu
depted for the success of its effort to
have the government fitly represented
as an exhibitor, we pledge the faithful
application of the management of the
exposition to the making of such a suc
cess of the enterprise as will in every
way comport with the dignity of the
LOST HIS HEAD IN ANGER.
Farmer Hums 111* Kntlro Fmlilrr Harvest
Through Spit* l , Merely.
Waycross, Ga., August 80.—News
reached here yesterday from Berrien
county that a farmer there set tire to
his fodder yesterday. It seems that he
was trying to stank his fodder before
the rain come that afternoon, anti the
fodder “bulged out” and fell from the
pole. Three times in succession after
he had a bout completed the stack, as
many times he failed. The last at
tempt vexed him. The rain had begun
to fall in drops here and there and the
fodder bulged for the third time, throw
ing him down beside the foot of the
pole. Wearied of the task, the man
fired the fodder. The rain never came,
but the fodder was burned.
FIRE IN THE GRAND STAND.
For the Hecoad Time In One Season the
Chicago dull Lose* by liicrmtiarlrim.
Chicago, August 30. — A1l but fifty
feet of the grand stand of the Chicago
baseball club, at Polk and Lincoln
streets, was destroyed by tire shortly
after 1 o’clock yesterday afternoon.
The stand hail practically been re-con
structed after the fire of several weeks
ago which destroyed about half of the
stand. Ail of the reconstructed part
and some of the old structure went up
in the flames yesterday afternoon.
The origin of the fire is believed to be
incendiary. The loss is estimated at
Call for Stnto Convention to he Held in Ho*-
ton in Ortober.
Boston. August 80.- The democratic
state central committee has Issued a
call for the state convention to be held
in Music hall, Boston, October Bth, at
11a.m.. U nder the new caucus act the
committee designated September 30,
and 31, as the dates for holding cau
cuses for electing delegates to the state
councillor and senatorial conventions.
SLAVEN PUTS UP THE WAGER.
The English Heavy Weight Challenge* the
Winner in the Corlictt-Jackson Fight.
London, August 80. —Paddy Slaven,
the heavy-weight pugilist, deposited
yesterday 1,000 pounds with Sporting
Life in support of his challenge to
Jackson and Corbett, or the winner of
the fight between them. He wishes to
light for 8,000 pounds a side and the
largest purse offered in England or
Kush on the Custom Houses.
New York, August 30.— The rush at
the custom house continued yesterday.
Much more business was done than
Tuesday, but it was conducted expe
ditiously. All the work consisted of
withdrawals from bond. It was said at
night there had been nearly 3,000 with
drawals. The receipts for the day '
were nearly 51.000.000.