The Living issues. (Atlanta, Ga.) 1892-18??, August 30, 1894, Page 6, Image 6
6 SOME SHARP COMMENT. R«i>reHC‘ntat!vcM Speak Tlielr Minds a* to the President’s Letter. Washington, August 80.—Members of the House are not so reticent as the senators in regard to Mr. Cleveland’s letter to Representative Catching. Rep resentative Sperry, of Connecticut, said: “I was in hopes the president would spare his party the infliction of another letter. The tariff bill is dis tinctly a party measure, and according to the president's letter to Mr. Wilson it is a measure permeated with periidy ami dishonor. Representative Johnson, (Ohio) —“The president's letter is conspicuously silent on the most important question —sugar. The effect of his failure to sign the bill and writing a letter will be to intensify and continue the fight against protection —not republican pro tection, as he puts it, but democratic protection.” Representative Warner, (N. Y.) — “The president’s letter will meet with unqualified approval from all true friends of revenue reform, especially on the party policy there outlined, and the prog'ram of aggressive action, first against trusts and then in favor of free raw materials, and in favor of every other democratic principle to reach the fulfillment of which the ranks of tariff combination must first be j broken.” THE RIOTINgTn MILWAUKEE. Mob in the Infected Districts Protesting ! Against removal of the Diseased. Milwaukee, Wis., August 30.—South j side polish and low german districts j are now in the possession of a howl ing mob. City Health Commissioner j Kempster has dropped all effort to control the situation there and the state | board of health will declare a quaran- j tine on the infected district, to be strict-1 ly enforced by stretching a cordon of state troops around it. This is a plan that has heretofore been discussed and tacitly agreed on as an emergency re sort. The south side mob are driving the guards away from houses quaran tined by the health department and defy the authorities to take any more patience to the isolation hospital which they say is so badly managed that near ly half the patients taken there die within a week. Fifteen new cases are reported today, all from the riotous district and the reckless exposure of hundreds of per sons to the disease during the riots of yesterday and today will adds'scores more to the sick list within a week. NOMINATIONS NOT CONFIRMED. Among Them That of Ex-Governor Dorter, of Tennessee, for District Judge. Washington, August 30. —The fol lowing nominations were not confirmed by the senate during the second session of the fifty-tloir l congress'which ended Tuesday: United States District Judge for the eastern and middle districts of Tennessee, James I). Dorter. United States Attorney, John IV. Beekman for the district of New Jersey; William M. Marbury for the district of Maryland. Collectors of internal revenue, George W. Wilson, for the district of Florida ; A. Augustus Healey, for the first dis trict of New York. Collectors of cus toms; David G. Browne, for the district of Montana; James IV. Ball for the dis trict of Yaquina in the state of Oregon; George M. Hanson for the district of Passamaquoddy, in the state of Maine. Indian agents, Thomas E. Teter, Fort Ilall agency, Indian Territory, Mar shall Petit, Klamath agency, Gregon. Also a number of Brevet appointments in the army and twenty-eight postmas ters, sixteen of them in New York state. APPEAR IN REBUTTAL. Witnesses for the American Railway Union Before the Labor Commission. Chicago, August 80.—Today witness es for the American railway union will appear before the national labor com mission in rebuttal and the sitting of the commission may come to an end at once. Chairman Wright says the com mission has not yet discussed the evi dence with a view to forming an idea of what its recommendation will be. The report will be made directly to the president and will probably be made up before the commissioners leave Chicago, The principal business of the commis sion yesterday was the examination of twenty-three witnesses, most of whom testified that at the meeting at Blue Island at which the Rock Island men decided to strike, Vice President How ard had counselled violence and used profane language. The gist of the'tes timony was that only about one-half of the men who voted to strike were railroad men. Besides this, many of the railroad men present were opposed to striking. New York, August 80.—In a state ment Jack McAuliffe says he is wil ling to meet Griffo, for a fight lasting ten rounds or to a finish at the light weights limit for any sum up to SIO,OOO, the bout to take place within two months. He also says that he is ready to post a forfeit. Under the Protection of the Chinese. London, August 30. —A dispatch to the Standard from Berlin says: Ac cording to the latest communications from the east the Korean king is under the protection of the Chinese General Yeh. Another Yacht for the Goulds. London, August 30.—The St. James Gazette says that George Gould will re visit England next spring- with a new twenty-rater designed by Herreshaff. THE LIVING ISSUES ATLANTA, AUG. 80, 1894 We Shall See. On every hand we are now told that labor will appeal to the polls. Will it? That has been what we have beea urg ing it to do for years. The number of union workingmen in the city of Chi cago is claimed to be 100,000 to 150,000, and this does not begin to be the total number of wage workers in the city. What have these people been doing all the time that they have permitted the political machines to do as they con tinental please? With this vote they could have dictated the policy of the machine or made an independent politi cal movement a success. Mr. Peffer says that the people are not represented in congress. Well, whose fault is that? There is no sense in grumbling while there is a disposition to do nothing. It is very certain that the men who com pose our congress never could have got there but for the vote of the people. They have voted and kept on voting with both eyes shut and both ears stopped. They have voted for the pro fessional tools of monopoly, knowing them to be such. They have rewarded the most barefaced official treachery I and dishonesty at the polls, and now torn ronnl and enrse their own work. We shall look forward to November with j keen interest. We desire to see if all j this robust determination to appeal to the ballot will fructify. For 20 years we have been urging and begging the i people to become in fact what they are in theory—the government. The result !is an open book, and it is pretty neai ly filled with b’ank pages. Next to noth ing has been accompUshe 1. (V ill street i still holds us by the throat. Eastern and European Shylocks are the power behind the throne. Our congressmen take their instructions from the London Times and legislate for the benefit of Europe. Is there to be a change after the November election? We must wait to see.—Farmer’s Voice. THE TRUTH OF IT. Some Light on the Nora Scotia Coal Syndi cate. A little of the truth about the Nova Scotia coal syndicate has at last come to the surface, but it is a small part of the truth. The whole story yet re mains to be told, but, it never will be told by a senate investigating com mittee which has ro power to compel witnesses to answer questions, and without doubt Bill Chandler brought it up in the senate for the express pur pose of having it examined by a body that had no way of getting at the truth, that a nice whitewashing report might be made, similar to the report on the sugar scandal. It is currently reported and gener ally believed that the Nova Scotia coal syndicate was organized in the office of Mr. Cleveland in New York city a little over two years ago, and at the organization Mr. Whitney and Dan Earnont were present. About $18,000,- 000 of stock and bonds have been is sued, and the only investment of real cash was four or five thousand dollars spent in negotiations in Canada to se cure the lease. The company did secure a lease of the Nova Scotia coal beds for a term of ninety-nine years, for which it was to pay a royalty of 12 % cents a ton on all the coal mined, and there is no re quirement in the lease that any coal at all shall be taken out. The syndicate can leave that coal there for ninety nine years, never touch it, and there will be no penalty to pay. Inexausti ble quantities of it lie right on sea shore and it can be put into our seaport towns at a cost so low that not a mine of bituminous coal can be worked in either Maryland or Penn sylvania, if the tariff on coal is taken off and freights remain the same as now on the railroads. The grand scheme is just this: Put coal on the free list and Mr. Cleveland and his friends can sell their $18,000,000 of bonds and stock, which did not cost them a mill on the dollar, at par, and put the money in their pocaets. If a president and his cabinet lias ever been caught in a more infamous job than this, history has failed to re cord the fact. The evidence to prove these facts was being collected when Chandler prematurely introduced the matter in the senate. The motion to investigate the matter was first de clared lost, then reconsidered and finally went to the foot of the calendar. If an investigation is ordered, the re sult will be a whitewash after the manner of the secret sugar inves tigation, unless Mr. Gorman, ' of his own free will, furnishes the evi dence to establish the charges. Gorman knows all about it, and it depends upon ’ whether it is to Gorman’s interest or not whether the truth shall be told. This sham tariff fight is nothing more or less than a game of bbodle. If there is free coal, Mr. Cleveland and his friends will make millions. If there is a tariff on coal, the coal roads and coal barons will continue to make their millions. The question of the Ameri can workmen does not enter into it at all, and yet these senate and White house boodlers talk for hours trying to make the American people believe that they are toiling, sweating and working i through these hot summer months for the sole benefit of the American work ingman. -Cor. Nonconformist. ' ' 1— Candidates can take advantage of our offer of 500 for fifty dollars and thereby have a local paper. Do it at once. Plinq’riVn \ “OLimMITII A SITLLIVAR'R Bub. COLL, & uuns uin wi \ Crichton's .school or sboutuand. __ SULLIVAN CRICHTON'B /X/ flj/ ANO SCHOOL or SHORTHAND Vw/ Bonkkoepincr, Shorthand. T«!d»rraphy. Ponmamhip. ko., taught hv Npfria’iKts. Iv> TfffloherH. Titno Short. Instruction ThoromcV At ore t linn 7»o graduates in politicos in Atlanta OatatofUM treo Scu.ivan k Crichton's Bus. Coll Kiser itMg Afinnt* r. All Act of Campbell County. The People's party of Campbell county met in the courthouse at Fairbnrn, Aug 25th, inst., and was called to order by the Chairman. W. H. Phillips. A move was carried to elect W. H. Phillips chairman for the day, and S. B. Lee secretary. A move was carried to adopt the plan for putting out a man to make the race for Representative of Cambell county, to the next general assembly, that was formulated by the executive committee. Next thing was to prepare onr tickets and vote for our choice, and the result was that the Honorable William H. McLarin was elected on the first ballot. The meeting was very harmonious, not a discord was seen or heard. Bro. Me- Larin then came to the front and ac cepted the trurt imposed upon him by his people, and gave us a short but ap propriate address. Bro. McLarin is one of Georgia's best, patriotic men. and we think the boys should be very proud to vote for a g>od, upright, straight for ward, Christian gentleman. We trust that the boys will elect him in this race. We Hre proud to state that we had the Hon. R ibert E. Todd, our candidate for congress of the sth district with us to address us upon the political issues of the day. Tais noble gentleman gave us some good, sound doctrine. His speech lid not consist of anecdotes, mud thre wing and tom foolery, but pla'n, simple, solid political facts. He said nothing that was unbecoming or degrading to any Christian gentleman. His speech was very much enj eyed by his hearers. The meeting then adjourned, subject to the call of the chairman. iV. H. Phillips, Ch’in- S. B. Lee, See’ty. The First Law of N;itur<*. If there is one argument in the whole range of economic philosophy that is more conclusive and convincing than another it is that man has a right to preserve his life, and where there is denied the right of access to land he is thereby denied the means to preserve bis existence, i’rivate property in land debars man from access to natural op portunities, i. e.. from the right of pro ducing the means to live, for is it not manifest that that system which places all the natural opportunities in the hands of the few must necessarily pre clude the many? It is clear that the institutions of private property in land, by enabling the few to exclude the many from the land, thereby excludes the many from the natural opportuni ties absolutely necessary for the. sus tenance of life, and therefore private property in land cannot be sanctioned by the divine law.—Colorado Catholic. —When we use gold in trading with foreign countries it is weighed and the stamp is disregarded. If we had a pa per money and gold demonetized, we could then, as now, use the bullion to settle balances.'-Montesano (Wash.) Economist. Alliance Demands. Finance—We demand at naional curren iy, safe, sound an flexible, issued by the General Government only, a fall legal ten der for all debts, public and private; and shat without the use of banking corpora tions a just, equitable and efficient means of distribution direct to the people at a tax not to exceed 2 per cent, be provided as set forth in the sub-treasury plan or some bet ter svstem; also by payments in discharge of its obligations for public improvements. A—W t, demand the free and unlimited .-oinage ot silver and gold at the legal ratio of 16 to i. B—We demand that the amount of circu lating medium be increased to at least SSO tr caoita. exclusive of legal reserves. o—We0 —We demand a graduated income tax. D—That our national legislation shall be so framed in the future as not to build up one industry at the expense of another. E—We believe that the money of the oountry should be kept as much as possible In the hands of the people, and hence we demand all national and state revenue ihall be limited to the necessary expenses of the Governmen, economically and hon estly administered. 7—We demand that postal savings banks oe established by the Government for the lase deposit of the earnings of the people wd to facilitate exchange. Land—The land, including all the nat u ral resources of wealth, is the heritage of *ll the people, and should not be monopo lized for speculative purposes, and alien ownership of land should be prohibited. ▲ll lands now held by railroads and other corporations in excess of their actual needs and all lands now owned by aliens should be reclaimed by the Government and held fer actual settlers only. Transportation—Transportation being a means of exchange and a public necessity, the Government should own and operate the railroads in the interest of the people. A—The telegraph and telephone, like the post office system, being a necessity for the transmission of intelligence, shonld he owned and operated by the Government in the interest of the people. BLOOD FLOWS IN CAROLINA. Another Tragedy. This Time at Aiken—A Young Man Killed by a Policeman, Columbia, S. C., August 30. —Another tragedy was enacted last night, and created as much sensation as the ndw famous duel at Blacksville. William Chalfield, son of Manager Chalfield of the Highland Park Hotel at Aiken, was shot fatally last night at 8:30 o’clock by James J. Wingard, a policeman of that city, dial field was ordered by Wingard to stop cursing on the streets and some words passed, when Chalfield struck Wingard, the latter attempted to use his club. Chalfield had seized Wingard but the latter, breaking away, fired two 43 calibre bullets into Chalfield, one striking him in the abdomen and the other in the side. Wingard was ar rested. Chalfield died a few hours later. He is twenty-five years old. Wingard is a young man and has a family. The Cholera In Europe. Berlin, August 30. Thirty-two deaths from cholera and sixty-eight fresh cases are reported throughout Germany for the week ending August 27th. ‘ Fair, Variable Winds. Washington, August 30.—Forecast: For Georgia and Alabama—fair, varia ble winds. For Tennessee—fair, north winds becoming variable. SIOO Reward, SIOO The readers of this paper will be pleased to learn that there is at least one dreadful disease that science lias been able to cure in all its stages and that is Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure is the only positive cure now known to the medical fraternity. Catarrh being a constitutional disease, requires a constitutional treatment. 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