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CALLED AT LAST.
Justice Stanley Matthews Dies
After a Long Illness at His Home
The U. 8. Supreme Court Loses
Ita Third Justice In Two Years.
Ho ta Surrounded by All the Mem
bers of His Family
When BU Spirit Takea It Departure
for ths Great Beyond lbs Cause
of His Death A Brief Bio
Washixotos, March 22. Associate Justice
Stanley Matthews, of tlio United Btutci Mi
preme Court, died at 10:OS o'clock this
The hut change In the condition of Jtistlco
Matthews occurred yesterday afternoon it
8 o'clock. Iii tho morning lie huil been foci-
lug quite comfortable hikI cheerful. At that
"liour, however, the intense pain which
marked the periods of decline, recurred and
never left him until dcutb brought relief.
Dr. William W. Johnston wua aummonod,
nd finding Ms patient suffering so Intensely,
ilmlnistcred opiates which, toward morn
ing, Induced a slate of Bciiil-cohscioiuuicaw,
in which he remained until the end. Occa
sionally he would partially revive and recog
nize the loved one near hint by a glance or
pressure of the hand, but a relapse aoon fol
lowed. For a number o( hours previous to
death he was practically nuoonaclous. In
bis last hours tho dying justice was eur
' rounded by nieiiibera of his ftiinily, who have
been with him throughout his lllncsft Mrs.
Matthews, his daughters. Miss Matthews
nd Miss Eva Matthews, and bis son, 1'uul
Matthews, and Mr. C. a Matthews, hie
brother, of Cincinnati, who curao lo Wash
ington a week or ten duya ugp. Dr. John
ston and the faithful colored servant, who
only a few days ago, announced to cullers
with great satisfaction that "Justlre Mat
thews Is ever to much better," were alj
The chamher In which Justice Matthews
bn-iithed his last, and w hich baa been his
world since Inst September, la on the cast
side of the second floor of the elegant man
sion occupied by him for scvonil years, on
the corner of Connecticut avenue and N
si nit. The lightly drawn blinds along the
entire avenue front this morning nllnrded
tho llrt indication to noigliliora and pass, m
liy that all was not as usual within. The
it p iris of Justice Matthcwa's eondiiion dur
ing the past week had hern of such a cheer
ing nature that apprehension was In a gru.it
lucnsurc subdued and the news of hia death
( enmo with a sli.s k even to tunny who bail
been prepared for the announcement at any
time during the winter.
A lill:KRKll. r-ATIKMT.
The Justlco waa ever a cheerful an I bono,
fill patient and naturally I lie members uf his
fannlv endeavored to be as cheerful and
hopeful as he, and it was owing to his ow n
l w..r ii . i ,1.. ,i.i ........... r .1..
week were given to iIk.so who Inquired after
Only yesterday morning Justice Mitthews
waa discussing with bis fu'nlly various plans
for the future when lie should be able, as in
the past, lo take purl in their execution.
"Hut at no lime nif bis return lo Wash
ington," said one of the family this morn
ing, "have we really felt tUal Iherv was hope
of bla recovery."
Arrangements for tho funeral are yet, of
cour-s, inchoate The remains will be In
terred In Ibo family lot In Kpriug (iroic
Cemetery, Cinrlnuuli, but details wnl ml he
perfected lltit.l the arrival of thciloiid uril's
eldest son, Mr. Mortimer Mutilans, a lunycr
of Cineiiinati, and Ins younge.t ilunghtcr,
liroee, wife of Horace Clcuvclan. I. ai-iaul
lolled Males iiiiict Attorney at ( Inilniu,:!
and nepbtw of Jutire llnriau.
The engagement of Miss Matthews and
Mr. Justice tiray was announced Una week,
and the marriage waa ticlod to occur
In the 1'nltcd Slap's Pitpiome Court linuje
diulely upon bsm mblluv the Chief Justl" e
announced the death of Ju-tli-e Matthews
and aa a mark of ri-spect to bis memory the
court adjourned till Tuis lny nest.
The immediate cuiise of death wsses
haustion of the heart and Congestion of the
It m shortly after 10 o'clock this morn
ing when lbs Intelligence of the deal h of
Associate Justice Matthews reached the
Mipnino Courtroom In the Capitol. The
pmiier ofllecra of (he Court Immediately
authorised Ihe draplne; lu htm k of the seal
Inlely occnpieil by the AsMM-iate Justice.
When the hour of 12 o'clin k arrived the
Court assemhletl as usual and was opened In
due form bv the crier. I'ikiii tnklnn his seal
.In tlie renter of IioIm-iicIi IheChiif Jiltire
made the following auimunccmi nt: "The
Court has received the melancholy Intelli
gence nf III. di nlll of its In ool iim iiiIkt,
Mr. Justice Matthew. In this rlly at 10
o'clock this morning. No buim-a will
therefore I transi ted and Hie Court will
adjourn until Tin lay neil at It) o'clisk."
At a Into hour loiiltht the arrauirenirnla
for the funeral were l.rm lli ally rnodi lid.
Ki lirioua services will Ik- held al his lute res
ilience on Connecticut avenue, Monday after
lioon at 1 o'clis k. They will bo brief ami
simple, and will be conducted by the ltcv.
lr. Hamlin, tsulor of tlie Chun h of the
Covenant. A t.llieir ciii iiion the remains
will le removed to the llaltlmorr A Ohio sla
- lion fur I rmiip xirtut Ion In (ilemlale, O , by
way of Clm liinsll. It liglolia services will
be held at Christ Kpux-opal Chun h under
the rood net of the liev. lr. 1'rice, the n
tor, Tuesday s(lcrno.ii, and the remains will
then bs removed 10 hptlng Orove Cemetery
Menihcra of the Supreme Court will ac
coniuny the n iimins aa honorary pall liesr
rrs, and I he nn nirra of Ihe court will be
the active all licnrcr.
A meeting of Ihe l ulled B at". Supreme
Court will be held tomorrow morniim at II
o'clock lo take action lit regard to tho lute
tn CArsg or tiis tnorntit.
Justice Mallheas had lieen an Invalid for
year or more. I Miring Hie winter 01 li a
be freonently complained of Indigestion and
muscular rheumstlsm, and aa the spring
worn on began lo sutler from oUtinale
diarrhea, from which he lost a great deal
of slroiiu-lh an I Ihsh. At this timo It waa
thnaiilil thai bis great devollon lo work Wat
to a hire dcirn-e roiMinsilile for hia llmrsa,
as no doubt it was, ami acting uikiii the
d vice of hia physiclmis and f rieinly a ho
had great hoiiea that a rhaiige of air might
prove a lasting benefit, he Went to lssa
rhusetts, slopping for some time nt lnni
1 and then at K'niiturket, but he continued to
, hse ground. During the summer be had
ll .....1.. ..I... .I.
prveiSl RIM p" im, mm im-uiiim,
usoelnled with hirh fever, which would
routine him lo hi bed for several days at a
time. On bit return home be began lo Im
prove somewhat, bill lie continued to sutler
mm lb Intercurrent allaw ke, which always
greatly reduced Ills strcnr-tli and ne.h. rime
caiu on at lutiivals of thrva or four auks,
Between them ho would have perio-la of
marked illinriiveninnt and uev,.iiil 1 Imi'S
when Dr. Johnston conlldciitly hoied to be
Ohio to got him out. another attack would
pniMroto him trnd leave bun weaker than
During last February be suffered ereatlv
witli a complication of cvwlitia iindiritia.
About this I11110 an ulcer of the corneu up
pcjiad, witli an clluaion Into the Pleural
cavity which wore nttrihutuMc to his rheu
matic condition. Ho recovered, however,
from both of theso latter complications. For
about eight weeks previous to tho Until ill
ness, he hud been uhsolutelv five from Haiti.
nnd his physician and family hud great hopea
of his ultimate recovery. That hope won
modillvd, however, by ihe fact that, while he
hud a good uppettto ami good digestion, be
did not gain in Hush, although his strength
Improved duilv. At t 1 s timo be sat un
during a wrt of each day and walked about
ma room ami into the other rooms on thn
aume lloor. Dot about the 4th of Murch be
hud an ucule attack of high fever which
lasted several days and which verv nineli ex
hausted him. Alter tills pusscit olf he seemed
lo he improving, with a relurn of nppetito,
but a rei urri'iico of the chills and fever, as
sociated with cystitis tll fort her ucbl.-d 1 1 bis
exhuilstinn and debility. During all of this
time his pulse was exceedingly lis hie and
the iicliim uf the heart Wii sustained only by
remedies administered for Hint purpose.
Yestenlay afternoon he had a nmlouged
chill and higii fever, which brought on in
tense local sutlcrlng. lb s was followed, in
a few hours, bv unollier chill from which ho
could not rullv. Ho eontinue.l lo lose
strength, and died a few minutes after ten
o'clock this morning. The iiiiuu'iliutu cause
of death was exhaustion of the heart and
congestion of the kidneys, with partial sup
pression of the urine.
Ilcsidcs his regular attendant. Dr. William
W. Johnston, oilier eminent physicians, in
cluding Dr. Win. IVpier, of riiiladelphin,
and Dr. H..N. Lincoln, of Washington, were
called in Consultation from time lo lime.
He waslwrn in Cincinnjtl, July 21, 1824.
lie graduated at Kenvon College in 1MO.
and iK-gsii the practice of law a few years
later lu Maury county, leun. lie returned
to Cinciiiuali soon after and became engaged
111 null-sluvery movements, being, In 1MH.
assistiinl editor nf the Cincinnati llrruld, the
llrst dailr anti-slavery newsiuiiier in that
city. Ho became Judgoof thel ourt of Com
mon I leal ot Hamilton County In 18 d, was
Hi 11 to Henstor ill ls-16, and in I1C1MII was
I'niled Hlutes Attorney for thn Southern
District of Ohio. In March. Intil, be was
roliiiuissiotied Lieutenant Colonel of tho
Twenty-third Ohio Regiment, and served In
West Virginia, jwirticlpaling in Ihe battles of
Itieh Mountain and Carnifex Ferry, In Uc
tolier of the same year he lieeame Colonel of
the Fifty-seventh Ohio Itigiment, and in
that rapacity commaiide.l a brigade
in the Army of the Cumberland and
was eixgiigcil at Dobb'a Ferry, Mur
freesboro, Chlckumaiiga and Ixsikout
Mountain. He resigned from the army
In Ha lo lieroina Judge of the Hiiiwrior
Court nf Cincinnati, and waa presidential
cl'-ctor on the I.lnis.ln and Jidnisnti ii, kel
in Isill and on the I mint and Colfax ticket
In I., in s4', lie was a delegate from the
I'resliylery of Cincinnati to tho lo nernl As
sembly of Ihe 1'tv.ohytcrian Chun li, in New
ark, N'..J., and as 0110 of the Committee on
Hills and Overture" n irled the resolutions
that were adopted bv the awuihly on Ihe
suliji el of slavery, tic w.ts defeated as Re
publican Candidate for Congress in ls;n, and
was one of the counsel U l.ire the ehvtoral
roinnii-.ion. om uiiig ihe nrgiinieul in lie
half of Hie Iti-Pilhlicuii electuis in ihe Florida
case end making Ihe principal argument in
the Oregon cuM'. In M ,n li, Is;;, ,p u
elected I' idled Matm Henator In iilaceof the
lion. John Hln rmaii, who r-slgmsl, ami in
I s.1 be was ntiNiintcd an A iato Justice
of the l ulled Mutes Supreme Cuui L
1st IMo I. . keattlo.
Waiiisito, March 22. The Chaplain, lu
hlsoieuiug prayer, nia le a hs ling rvfercme
to Ihe denlh of Justice Msllheas.
The Vlcc l'rt sidi iit lutd Im .'01c Ihe fVtisto
Ihe following note from Ihe Chief Justice:
hcrsisrl .i r, t antu Mini, Marci ii, sw.
Tu Hsi Mutit
ll becomes my m lam holv duty lo Inform
Ihe Seuat" of th'i ilcuth of Mr. Justii n Mat
thews iu this city nt lo o'clock I Ii i morning,
ll is essns i lint Ihe funeral will lake
place Monday, the 2..1I1 instant, al I o'clock
p.m., but lurlher notice of lime and ploco
Will be given.
M. W. Fn i ra, Chief Justice.
Mr. ilonr I move that, out of n-Ms t to
Ihe memory of the eminent inagi'lniie, who,
altera Judicial service so faithful and so
fatuous, has gone 10 bia rest, Ibo IS hate do
The motion was agre-d In, and the fi liate
at 1 OA o'cliM-k a IJ.oiruisl till tomorrow.
Tke frosiKlosil'a ky anaialliy.
Kn 1 tivr. Nimio", 1
WisiiiskiiiN, Msn b a, Inso. I
My Dear Mra. Msitluss I have hcanl
with the imsit profound hgrel of Hie death
of v.mr most honored lius!and. The sense
of loss an I Is resveiiienl ahii h )ou feel will
be shared by all oitr people. I have known
Juliee Multhras for many years, and had a
very high apprei lalion o( his c haracter and
learning. Ili.it you inny be comforted and
siisialned lu ibis Imtir of trial, la my most
sincere prayer. Very truly, yours.
TnB OLD FX AO BtTUBNED.
A Pleaalnar Incident That Drlng-a About
Kind y Word a and F.ellngs
Wa'Iiisiito. Mar-li 22 T hi folliwlng
CorroiHitidmcc explains liself:
fsitrli "TTr rsr.
W amiisoiu :., Mi.rrb IV, Iska J
Una 11. . Qusr
My Dear Mr The forlnnea of war nv
Into 111 y p..j-lon a couple of flags whtch
hnd Ihs ii Isirne by one of the 1'etiusylvania
reglmeiits, nnd as Iki owold soldiers value
the colors under whh h lin y fought I lake
I Ii astir.) In asking you lo Iraiismil these
II is lo nliv liii nibersof the Muly lillh I'etin
svivania Volniitren, Filth Cavidrv, now
surviving 1 he country has now loil one
flag, hut the men who bora those which I
liow a nd toymiw ill lie gl ut lo see ajriin
I annrrs wbh b they I Mire In civil war.
With very kind rcg.ir-ts, I am very Inly
yours, Wstia II imioi.
I.Ms g HiriiT. I
Wsinnros, M.in Ii t, ,KV. f
My fv ir Ornepil The ih.g ami guidon
nf Ihe Fifth F 'tinsylvatila Cavalry, captured
by your roiuiii n I, w itliairomiHinyiiignoio,
Were handed Ino today. 1 undeilake. with
Iniieh sali-lsi tiou. Wi transinU Hie colors lo
the former proptietors, and nse von lin y
will lie rcc-ivo,! by the survivors of Ihe fg
liiienl In the kindly solril In hb li you h
liver them, and will be tenderly treasured
for Ihe ike of old I's latk D nnd as one of
the multiplying evidences ilial Hie Imucs
and animosities of the civil wirarefa b d.
1 am, OiurrsL with 111m.l1 isteeiii. yrs
truly, M. H. Ji at.
lien. Wade Hampton, I'nitc I 8 .it"S Hen
ate. In a-ronlo nca with the above Ihe flira
Were today sent to the .ros r parlies In
IVtinsylvauia, to be rvsVirrd lu iheir foiinrr
Bt Paul Oarbare to lie Utilised Rieult
of "a Lower MM: laalppl" Kick.
Clin Aoo, III., March 21 A deputation of
the city ollUlslsof Hi. Paul, Minn , arrived
In this city today, on their way lo liillTalo to
IiismhI the Merse system of converting gar-ba-
Inlo amp gressa and fertilisers, wild a
View to iu adoption. This action la Ihe
molt of o'ljerllims by 111. lower Mississippi
It y.T towns lo Ihu olluliiiu Of tlie water by
UL 1'aul Msrso.
MEMPHIS, TENN., SATUHDAY, MA1.CII 23. 1S89.
It Furnishes Still Another Horror,
In the Same Store in Which Mrs.
Lundy Was Assau.ted
A Haudsome Little Boy la Murdered
By a Companion.
Ho Asks His Slayer for a OUarrette
and Dots a Bullet.
Bobausa Ha Jokingly Called the Young
Fiend a Liar The Murderer,
Who la Seventeen Yeara Old,
Mttkee Ilia Escape.
fpeetsl Plspatch to The Appeal
lhuMtuiiM, Ala., March 22. Another
terrible tragedy occurred this afternoon In
the same store. In which Mrs. l.undy was as
saulted by the negro yesterday. A bulf
dor.cn boys were loitering lu tho store, when
Ed Ilurke, a handsome, littlo fellow of lifteeu
years, asked Dnn Ward, a companion, for a
cigarette. Dun replied that ho did not have
one. K I replied lu a pleasant way, "Oh you
lie. give mc 0110." "I'm a liar, am 17" Dun
replied, and as ho smko he turned, picked
up a 32-culibcr Hmith At Wesson pistol and
II red Into Kd Ilurke'a breast. The boy fell
over dead, tho bull having passed through
his tipisT breast Ward then mudn bis
escape during ihe excitement, and has uol
been found us ycL
He is seventeen years old and a rather
wild boy, although his father is a gentleman.
I tan remarked last eveulngdiiring the search
for Mrs. I.nndy's assailant that if he should
get Into troublo he would go through tho
wiksIs to Itoviea lisp and from there, to
Cordova. Otticcrs hsvo been sent to both
places nnd the little devil w ill probably ho
captured. Doth Ixiys attended the Powell
seliiKil and both are niemlH-ra of highly re
sMH led familiea. Ilurke was a particularly
bright boy and it! a brother of 1'ut Ilurke, of
AXD Til in m:m mimmixuiiav.
A loalki arXIsielTeTanit Naldeai al
rilleeis Inn Han IT.
8er lal M-poU-h to The A ral.
IliRnixuiiAii, Ala., March 21 fl. Mur
phy, a plucky young man of alxiut nineteen,
and Miss Kettle Marsh, a aweet brunette of
not mure than fifteen, run off from their
home In llcsscmer tins morning, and were
married by a Justice lu this city, lloth par
ties move in high lifo.
Marriage at Columbua, MUa., of Mr.
Ottley and Mlaa KcCabj.
F peels) )sit h In The Apiel,
Coi.fuscs, Mis., Man-h 22. A wedding
was celebrated here lu. tpl,:lit that was the
most elegant allalr ever n nn mU red In Ihe
history of Columbus, Ihe contracting parties
being Mr. John K. iMthy, of (ireenville,
Miss., and Miss I'assie Met u be, of Ibis city,
tho brl de ami groom being sup-brother and
Tho brde Is the only daughter of the late
Dr. F. M. Mrt'nbc. and besides helm? one of
the most Is autiful women of Columiuis, ha
stmid at lb In ad of the list In I11I1 lli-cl and
nil tu re.
Another somewhat remarkable feature
a'siut this marriage is the fact that It is one
of the few ou record tlisl inado know 11 by
Tne Presbyterian Church was heau''fully
dis orated with a profusion of iiutuial How
ft: ItcmeuiU-riug Hint "Into each life some
ruin must lull," the friends of the young
couple bad SU'cnilcd over Ihe stsit where
tiny would stand Id shield them as Well aa
love could do from whatever showers might
Ist their share, an Immense white umbrella
covered with lilies uf Ihe valley ami lined
lth mi s. while the transient iiulura and
final calming uf the storms of life werw Ivpi
fled by a huge rnlnlsiw which with all Ma
brilliant lints siaiiocd therhulietd from side
to aide, and aa a b iw of promise indis-d
augured pmsiicrity, liappimss and all good
and lovely things for loo high cotilrutl ng
The hour of 30 oVIm k p in. waa the
apMiiutis lime, but long Ih forv lint lime
c ! tan t guists begun arriving Bullous to
secure sood scats until the chunh waa
crow ib d to lla utmost cssv ily.
Mr. II. M. Iiasilule presidiil at the mgnn
and aa the bridal party nrrived the strains of
Mendelssohn's beautiful Wedding murch
si re heard and all cyca were tnrnrj lo tho
First, In each ala'. came two ii-lier.
Messrs. F. It rlmms. J. I. Srou.ld. II Os
iMirne ami W. A. Cainl bi II. taking their
Idao-a al the extreme sidea of the thurrh.
own the right aislo then came Mix Mary
I Ml ley In pale blue silk, Willi Mr. Charles
Olllev, brother of Ihe groom, and down Ihe
left Miss l.csi W illisms, of tmsuivllle,
Mi-, in isle pink silk and gauie, will) Mr.
11. M. Waddell.
Cnissing in front of Iberhanrel onecoai'le
stiHal al each end of the crescent firmed
around Ihe r I. Neil on Ihe left rjl. e Miss
Irene Prlie. of Columbus, In corn-colored
silk, with Mr. Julian Fuhl, of Florcme,
Ala , while 011 tlie rigbl came tlie groom s
Ix-st man, gi'iiiut, haiiilsoine le Itichunlson,
Jr., of Vi asburg, Miss., with the charming
lint bridesmaid. Miss Fannie luke, of AU
land, Va , who wai radiant in canary silk
an I dolled game. Th s couple separnted In
fMnl of III. ehaneel and pla.d lliemsi lvea
In s.silli.n t-i serve llwlr rrssi live friemla.
At Ihe same moment Ihe attention of Ihe
audience waa disiruclcd by a lovely picture,
aa don Ihe left aisle lame Mlssiw U na Otis
Icy and Juanlta Ayrcs, two beauUful liltle
girls in pink and blue silks, scattering flow
ers aa ll.ey went In Ihe pathway of the bride,
for Just Itrhind Iheiii. enliridy alpine, came
thn rvtiosiir of all eyas, the lovely bride, In
a dlrcrtnlre cosliime of white tsllle, With a
front of emhntidered guure and orange bloa
s, iii is and Immense souure ir.iln.
1 lie KDMiin, as banioiiie as Is bis wont, en
tered from the oilier aisle, alone also, and
met bis bride at the altar. l!cv. Mr. Hose
l..ro having ruti-n d by Ihe middle aisle al
Ihe seine imunriit
Al ihe pnpr moment Ml Iake. an-
fni.u liidg Ihe brble. bsik from her hand the
HMiie of bvsi inllis sherariusl and ri'iuoved
her plme for Hie reception of the wedding
ring, which Mr. hkhurdsoii handed ihe
The ceremonr was a inosl Impressive one,
and was accompanied by a few appropriate
remarks (miu the minlsler ndntive lo the
Ssemlie of the union into whlihlhey
were rulri lug.
A pretty iitltneut waa shown In Ihe ob
aeivunce of Ihe old llsdilioll lluit "I'mI tin k
atlends lbs hi I le who wears snotber's veil
and Mowers." lbs Immense lulla veil and
1 Iciplel of era ige Idossoina w hit h rested nil
the fair head last nUM were the same Worn
by Hie bride s '.ili Ions' friend, Mis Msy
Field, at her we.hlln In Allania,
f.a., last January. Muuiorllng the fohts
of Ihe veil the brule wore In her
hslr an anlbu rjnmh of silver
which wss iimnI al the weddlmr .f a friend
011 whose head rest. Ir.iniiillly theenowe of
Kut) U wlnltm, sua MUit Ihwt bgr
nieces, cousins and friends, all down tho
line. Anotlier detail tu interest w:ia a re
niarkablr beautiful fan of carved Henri.
eiven by the Spanish Cuusiil at Cuba to the
ride's mother when Miss IVsle Hutler. nnd
used by her at her own wedding. As tho
household of the bride aro In mourning, no
reception waa held, but immediately niter
the ceremony tne nnspiuime dome of Mui.
MeCnrthy; uncle of the groom, was oiend,
and Uiero the family of Ihu bride und groom,
the attendants and ti.ibers were permitted to
rongrutulute tho young couple and partake
of most elegant rcfrcslniii lit.
Mr. and Mrs. Ottley, accompanied by Mr.
1.00 Itichardson, Jr., and tho lovely' Miss
lssio Williiiins, left this morning fur'tireen-
ville, bearing with them tho best wishes of
a host of friends.
NKWPOBT'8 NEW BANS.
The People Rujololng- In Their Prosper-
lty Congratulations to Newport.
SH'clul Plipsteh lo Thn Appeal,
Nkwpobt, Ark., Man-h 22. There Is much
rcjobingat Ncwort over tho orgmiiition
of tho Hank of Newport, with a paid up
cash capital of $,10,000. J. l'owert, presi
dent of tho Central.- National Rink, of
Hpringlkld, Mo., is presiibut, audit. M.
Johnson, teller of Ihe Urecn County (Mo.)
Hank, is cashier of tho Hank of Newport.
The other outside stockholder Is the (tank
of Littlo ItiH-k. Ark. The contract for build
ing a suitable tire-proof vault is let, and
work will begin next week, it is expected
that tho door will be opened for busi
ness about May 1. This bunk means Ihe
building of a cotton compress iu time lo
handle tho crop of this year.
THE SOUTHERN LEAGUE.
BOMB IMPORTANT CHANGES MADS
IN TUB OBIOINAL SCHEDULE.
Merophla Opens May 4 With New Or
loane and Plays Steadily During
the Month Oreat Confidence
Felt In the League,
Pieclal I'Upstoh to The Appeal.
Ni.w Oai.xANa, La., March 22. President
Wharton and the New Orleans delegates
returned from Birmingham today, having
previously visited Chattanooga and Atlanta,
and report tho League solid. In order to
satisfy everybody. New Orleans Consented to
all concessions and will open Ihe season by
jumping to Charleston. Since the first
schedule, changes have been mode to nave
traveling and timo, and the oltklal schedule
MKIirilll AT HOMS
With New Orleans-May 4, 0, 7, 8; July in,
2i. 22: August H, u. in.
Willi Atlanta May 0, 10, 11, 13, July 15,
HI. 17; August 12, 1.1 it.
With ChallaiiiHiga May 14.15, 10, 17; June
20. July I. 2: August III, 17, III.
Willi Charleston May Is, 20, 21, 22; June
20, 27, 2H; August 21, 2, 8t
With llirmiiighain Muy 23, 24, 25, 27;
July 4, . II, August 20, 27, 2H.
Lay oll Slny 2! I, .11; Juno 1; July 8, 0,
10. August M, Ul, hepteniber 2.
KtW Oltl.uvs AT Holla.
With Atlanta-May II. It, IU, 17; June
2!i, July I. 2; August K 17, 10.
Willi Challuiiooga Ma Id, 1, 21, 22;
June 2t. 27, 21; August Jft.'.T, 24.
With Charlesu.il May UL 24, 2.5, 27; July
4, Ii, 0; A iigtlst IM. 27, 2.1.
With HlnnliiKhuni May 2!), .til, SI, June
; July H, II, ID; August 31, SepM niber 2.
With Memphis-June ,'i, 4 U. July, 11,
12. 1J, Hi ptemla r 4, 5, 0.
Uv o(Ts June 7, R, 10, 11; Juno 22, 24, 2i;
HcpiemlK-r . lu, 11
limUIN'Ht AW AT HOMS.
With ChutlaniHiga May 4, (1,7, 8; July ll),
2), V2; Augii-l , H 10.
With New Orleans May D, 10,11, 1.1; July
15. XL 17; August Ii. PL 14.
With Charleton May 14. 15, 11, 17; June
Jii. Julv 1, 2; August in. it, hi.
Willi Atlanta-May 11, 20,21, 22; June 2)1,
27. ; August 31, 2i K4.
With Memphis-June 7, 8, 10, II, June 22,
21, 25; rVplcmlier l, 10, II.
IjiyolL-Jiin. 3,4,5, U, Jjly 11,12, 15; Sep
tember 4, 0, tt. '
CIIATTAXIHKIA AT IIOMI.
With Memphis-April 20, 22, 2:1, 24; June
12, 15, 14 July 25, 2i I, 27.
With lllrmingham-April 2 2d, 27, 20,
June 15, 17, IN; July W, K 81.
With Charleston-May W, 10, 11, 15, June
22. 21, 2..; August 12, I.L 14.
With A llama June 7, a, 10, 11; July 4, ft,
0, September II, 10, 11.
W Hh New Orleans April So, May 1, 2, 3;
June 10, 20, 21; August J, (, 6.
Ijit Olf JiincS, 4, ft, (i; July 8, 0, 10, P. p
tcllibc r 4, ft, b.
ATLANTA AT roHE.
Wi'h nirnilnghsm-Ap II 20, 22, 21,21;
June 12, IS, 11, July 25, 2.1 27.
Willi New Orleans A rd 25, 2rt, 27, 2ij
June 15, 17, II; July 21, 501 Ml.
Willi Meinplns April ,s Muy I, 2,8;
Juno 'L 2i I, 21, August 2, s ft-
With hsrlrslou May 4, U, 7, H; July
0, !'; August H, U, III.
Willi Chattanooga Mav 55. 21,2.5, 27; July
1L 12, 1.1; August ill, 27. 2
J.v ofls May T IHi, .11; June 21, 22, 24, Z
August yt, 81; Heptemhcr t.
CHAKI.KTog AT llox a.
With N.-w Oilains-Airil 20,22, 21,21;
June 12, IS. 14. July A :-l 27.
With Memiihls-Aprd i-, 2I, 27, T, June
15. 17. IH; July 21, i, 31.
With lllrmlnghain ApHI 5-; May 1, 2, S,
Jims III, Ifl, 21; August 1 1. 5-
W llh ChallanM.ira May .' . 50, SI; June I;
July 15, 14, 17; Aiisust :vi, Jl, K pietnber X
With Allaiita June 3. 4. . Juno III, 20,
22. S plemlMT 4. ft, a Uy Ol1 June 7. 0,
lu, 11, July II, 12, 13; re pi. nib. r u, to, 11.
A FJAMOAN WUm BOOK
IasueJ by tha Oerman Oovernor It Ae
knowledtfes Dr. Koappa'a Arroganoe.
llmt.in, Man-h 22. The flovemmenl has
lasue.1 a white book on Hninoan affairs. It
shows that on March 9 Prime llismarck
wrote lo Ilerr Htriihet. Ihe newly aps.lntd
consul of Germany to hsm.NX, describing the
conduct of Hr. Knapi, his predi-eessor In
Ida olthe, as larking In calmness and cool
ness, and as contrary In the lines of llmperor
William'i polr. '' 1,,,h K"PI'
lia.1 been well acqualnlcl. Dr. K nappe,
Prince llismarck wroln. sppureuily lost I, la
head owing lo a letter from H'-rr Ilraiiders,
Tuumscsc'. prime mlnl-'er'v hi- h wa'Jpuh
lisheil In Ihe lint while bock, sn l Hie prea
ence of three men of war Jl Nnmav liefer
ring to Dr Knspiw a aiil.-iu. iil proposul to
aniiri hninoa, i'rinee Hl-iuan k reilersiea
his view Hint lo ses k lo l!e. I a bsiige in Ihe
politln.l altuution In ha.'ios srilhoiit Ihe
consent of F.nglaiul and Alnerl- a would not
aeisinl with Ihe Inaty arraiigi-meiila
KnapM'a action, W-verllng to the oiiestlon
of annexation, la neompprh-uible, liecause
bia iieriniir and lu-ir n itons ought to
have shown hliu that lit d'-.re to annex
H-mioa wrs opposed lo the p"h' .v eoiiducled
bv Ihe Choiicrllor In ciifofntlV wiih I"'
Kmperor'a Inlentlnna. k iiapl J'i0lb-sl Hie
nrresiof the Fnglishmau. i.slhen. on Ihe
ground that the huer bad M .iiiinieinloil
Maluafa to apply to Mr Uivv. l. (ioiernor
of New Kealaml, for assMuiii'- Iniesllga
linn ornvnl Hint , allien was not asaie of
the aisiltlM.auot of tils avU.
SIGNS OF THE TIMES,
Brought About by The London Timos
The Effect of Its Attacks on Parnell
and the Ii-lshinou Bolng Felt
Attcrney-Ooneral Wobator Gets a
Turning Over In Commons,
Sir William Vernon-Harcourt and
Parnoll Call Ilim to Time.
O'Connor Calls Fowler a Coward-Tig.
got i' a Conroseion, and Mr. La
bouchere's statement as to
How He Cams to Make It.
IiNDoN, March 22. In tho House of Com
mons today, Sir William Vi-rnou-llureourt,
resuming the discussion regarding iho Par
nell Commission, declared that Attorney
(ieneral Wehilr'a Ideuti Ileal Ion with tho
Commission had destroyed Hie Impression
Hint tho (loverninent would bo impartial,
and bad added weight lo the Timet t churgea.
If the Attorney -(Ieneral had not advised the
(loverninent, Parliament should not vote a
salary for services be had not performed.
Ho condemned the Altorney-Oeneral's apol
ogy for tho l'iggoit forgeries aa mean, con
teliiplible and disgraceful, and expressed the
hoi that ho would make s belter apology,
Altorney-Ucncrul Inter n-plicd that
but for Iho duty he owed I hose who trusted
hint he would not have noticed charges made
by Pir . William Vernon Hiircourt If ho
were capable of the conduct Imputed In hint
he would lie a disgrace lo tha Kttglisli bar.
He wua a private counsel for Ihe 7i'nie It
was lmiiinlcrlal whether be had been right
or wrong iu assuming iIihI vositloii. nllhongh
It wua doubtful Whether ho hud been
Mr. Itrdmoiid's motion to reduce the At
torney (icm-rsl's aulury waa ri-iectisl 2m
Mr William Vcrnon llnrrotirt wimto.1 (o
know whether Ihe Attorney General hud tha
letter III which l'iggoit admitted hia tti.it.il
ily to stall. I cross-examination. If Mr.
Koatnes had that letter ami kept It from the
know ledge of the A ttorney (onenil. hr(lliir
coiiri) hud no hesitation lit saying the name
of Mr. Koanies might to be'slriick off the
Mils. The A ttorney lienernl would doiihl
less tell tlie House ben In, llrst learned of
Piggoll's rharaelcr, ami whether lie was In
formed when Houston burned 1'lfgolt's cor
resNimleme, lu the rou-re of the Attorney-fienerul'a
r-ply, the chairman called iixm Xuvier
O'llrien lo n-lire for Interrupting.
Mr. o'ltrieu declared thai lie had not
opened his niotilh.
Tho hairmaii, rcH-atlng the onlcr to re
tire, Mr. Piukertoii corrols. rated Mr.
O llrien, declaring Ih it he had Ins-ii silent.
T. I'. O'Connor oroli-sled sgninsl ilierliulr
iiiuii pulling Ihe lie to an honorable nu mber
wilhoiil an iii.iiiry.
1 he cluiirninii ss' pled Iho disclaimer,
addliiM Hint Mr. 0 linen could not ib nv
having n-icuie.tlv luli-rrupl. d loudly, and
warning mm mil to nieat sil. ti eomlm t
The Atloriiev tieiu rul, ciitinuliig, de.
cliueil absolutely to say whether he bud ad
Vlsi-il the Oovnrnmeiit on sue isilnt.
Mi-ssrs. O'Connor and UUmi lirre having
S.sen, .nr. rarnell sal. I lie slioiil.l nol lisve
InterveiiiMl, but thai In Ihe laiuruug.- of Al
lorney (i iii ral Wehsier, and In the shoiils
of bis "iipirlers, 1 1, ere ia, Imth some f.nnl
echo of ls.nl hsllsburv's e.iiio.'iil language
iii resHt l o me forged Idlers. If Lord
hsilishury 'till rlne In pin Ihe relic of his
fa. Ill to the li tters Ihe i oiisr.iien i-s would
he Uhiii his own head. In Ibo witness Ih.x
ho (Purnrll) had tc-lili. d under oalh tluil he
had neither signed, written, auihorinsl or
known of any of the leilera and Attorney-
ii-n.-rnl Webster bud not Ventured lo put lo
him a sing, a question. Waa there any
menilicr who would venture lo express any
doiihl Host Hint the letters were fotg. ricT
Here Ihero rre loud cries for Mr. Fow
ler, who, Mr, O'Connor ssid, bad rxpn-ssrd
doubts Mr. Fowler did mil rcHiml.hcre
iiMm Mr. O'Connor eii-liined. "He Is a
lowanl!" but ho sihseiienlly w ithdrew Ibis
CXJireseion al the reipiesl ol Ihe chair.
Mr. James followed, ripiwing s.illf.ie
Hon at llie manner III abl. li Atlorm y tieic
end Webster hsd answered these rhurges
Mr. Morley asserted Ihsl Mr Cbarl. a It is-ai-ll
had autliorute.1 him Ciiuservailve cries
of "Where is her' to stale I hat he waa en
tirely In acrotd with the Opixisiilon In the
action that they were taking, lie maintained
that Attorney lieiieral Webster had fulled lo
CB-wer the rhargi-s.
Mr. (ilad-toiir, Hlr (Tinrh-a Hussrll and
Mi sers. Isirkwissl slid Anpilth Were sbs. nl.
Messrs. hosm.-s and Walter were In Ihe gal
lery during the debate.
Mr. IjiIh.ui here, iu Ihe Is.ue of Ida te-rl-
o.lleul. Truth, for March 7, gives at length an
account of his dealing with Iti. hard l'iggoit
In the mailer of Ihe Ijiii Ioii Tissrs' foige.l
Parnell lellers. The more Inlerisling parts
of Ibis slory are print.il U low;
"1 his Is how l'iggoit Was disi oveied lobe
Ihe forger of Hie Tmri letters. Mr. I. gun
found sin Ii a siinilurily of .lirs-s in ihe
gi niiine h tli ri and In the forged letters I ml
be wascrrluln thut Ihe lutlerwere fshrlculed
from the former. An emlssirr s.s.n after
came over with Ihe Kg in drafts and Willi
I'iggolt'a leilera (one of which contained Ihe
blessed Word 'hesi taliry') lo whiih Ihe
former were re ilea, and Willi Iho copies of
Mr. Parnell a litters. Now, It was abso
lutely lniNisslbla lh.it lbs similarities,
amounting In one rase lo Ihree coiists-ullvo
lines, could be a in. M chance. It was Hu re-
fore, a malheinnlieal certainly that l'iggoit
hud forged the loiters, while ll waa obvious
that Mr. F.;;an'e drufll were genuine. I
allowed the- Carey letters lo Mr. Parnell
alone, and the Kg an correspondence with
liggoll lo Mr Charles lluss. II and Mr. Par
m il alone, and then lin ked Hum up. Ou
Mr. Ueorgn Lewis being tctnlurd I banded
them over lo him, and be pna ceded lo gel
I'iggolt'a 'nrord,' only a s.rtion of which
came In-fore ihe Court, but a portion amply
sufll. lent u show that be had lived for years
on blackmailing, forgery ami Inachery.
' I went oft to Hi rniauy, ami l', ere a i banco
Conversation revealed lo me the fuel thai the
tellers hnd been oil. red lo Lord Hailiiialon
by Mr, lloii'lon, the seerelnry of llm Uvsl
and Patriotic, Assasialion. lloulon was,
HiKrrlore, al oin-e snbjs-nsi-d. II Ian r Irstis
plrrd thai be nffrred I hem lo Ihe '..' Jf.iff
Ihiul'r b fore be Sold?lln in to tha Tl'tti.
Tho fuels were ronsriienllyeerlaln. lions-
ion nan aoiu ma letters and l'iggoit bad
forged them. Althoimli we are ourselves
certain ol the latter fact, ll war Mssible Hist,
as we hud only the drafts of the genuine
r.g iti idlers. II ii.iglil Im said (as, In. I. -.si, II
Was said by l'iggoit ill Ihe alluesa Ihi) Ihsl
Kg in had wrllien bladrnfta from the 7 ''
Iriu-ra. lusti-ad of the I ikm'i lellers bsving
been fuhricali-d from the F.isn letters, ll,
uiorrosrr. seeiueu incieu.uie Ilial llousion
bud bouglil Ilia Irtlura direct from PI cgott,
or Cial the Vimrt bad bought Ihrm froui
HousUin, either knowing thai they ha I Ins n
procured by l'iggoit. (for i'lggoU's evil repu
tation was notorious, ) or not knowing bow
auil fxoiu sUuui ihtjf Jud Usu imskI
It became advisable, therefore, to use all
ollorts to learn whether tho inerediblo was
"About the middle of 0 loher Mr. V. ran
s-iit over here a trusty emissary, with orders
to reMirt lo me, ami to see whether it would
be voss!!ih to buy of Piggolt the originals of
the Kgan drafts, lor he knew his man, nnd
believed (rightly) that he would have no ob
jection lo soil anything ho Missesseil for a
consideration. I sent this ciuisNirv lo Kings
town, where l'iggoit was resiifing. The
emissary told him that Kgun wanted Hieo
originals, Pljrgolt declined to deal with the
emissary, and said that he must be put In
cnimmiuieutaiii with sonu-ono whom lie
could trust. Pk-gott admitted that he had
forged the lellers, nnd suggested that hu
would give ns a full confession, and w rite lo
the Attoruey lieneral nnd lo Ihe Timet that
he was the forger, if Mr. la-wii would with
draw his sitbM-na and let him go to A us
tt.ilm. Although he did n d then allude lo
liny payment, he, of ennisc, meant lliat we
should provide h;ni with funds for llus de
parture if we accepted his oiler. We told
Iii "i Hint we should prefer his remaining In
Kngliind mid apH-iiring at the trial, and that
w hen there he would do well to tell tho
truth, for we hud ample evidence to convict
him ot the forgerhs, and then, without tell
ing hitii all our i-vidcucu, we gave him a few
"About this time Mr. Lewis was nn
untuned. 1 'nt out into the passage, told
him thut l'iggoit bad confe-vd, and brought
him in. Mrs lais, as l'iggoit observed,
was 'seven1.' Hu said thai there was no use
heating about the bush, tlmt Piggott bud
forged, and that if ho supsirled his forgeries
by purjury be would go to prison. Piggott
renewed his proposal ulxiui the eonles-lon
and Australia. Mr. la'wis would not hear
of this. Mr. Parnell nnd I for it was close
V" I' o'clock went into the next room,
where there was dinner, leaving Mr. Lewis
talking lo Piggott. Hoon Mr. l ewis mine
Into the dining room and said to me:
'Piggott wants lo i nine lo me tomorrow and
give me a full statement. He is going nwny
and wants lu speak to you;' adding, 'Muni,
whatever you do.dou'l give him anv money.
If you do he will boll.' I left Mr. U-wia
Willi Mr. Parnell assuaging the pangs of
ininircr ami went niica to l'iggoit
"ilial worthy al once euuie to business:
said thai Iho Timet had promised hint X.I.Oon
lo go into tlie ixig. anil u-ki-.l what I would
give for him not to do so. I replied that I
would give nothing, but that l.gan's emis
sary bad already told him that, acting for
Kgiiu, I smiled Hi,, originals of the Kgan
draffs, as Hu an would prove the forgery up
lo Ihe I. 'I, ami thai if he hud Ibeiii.'stl.l
they were satisfactory, I would pay for llieiu,
lie asked lue lu ther I would gie .ibsi for
Ibem'an.l alien declined, he a-ked wheth
er I would give JCI.ias'. I said It Would la-
tlioro likeil.ixi than t i.issi, but tlmt I limit
mat are the ihs-uiuenla. I llien a-W'd
W hether the Bigmiture of Ihe Paru.-ll letter.
which Is at Ihe lop of a nge, was forged, or
w helher il was an unto tnipli which b id fall
en llilo his hands, and h bud w rilleii the
letier on Hie other side. -Why do you want
lo know llilsT he sail. 'Mere curiosity,' I
replied; on which ho said that llwui torted.
He then left
"Our rorrisnideuc ended In another
meeting alone with toe. He came almul 10
o'ehs k ami "laid until I o'ebs k a.m. Again
be eiplu.ucd Hint be hal forg. il. and gave
mo a g.ssl iii iny details shoot the way lu
wbli hln- bad done il, telling me, among
other things, Hint he had given llou-loli
three iiames us the sources of ihe lellers two
of whom were ellorts of his imugtmiluin and
the third a real i r.ii. lie s, eiue I rather
proud of his ski I, slid by i iiecur. guc4 this
weakness I got cvcrylh.nj mil of hliu. see
"Aga u me I ugain, uU Wi-arv III ration
be came hack lo Ioa pmii lo I On d-ss in w ril
ing and Hien go f- A il-.ir.iiri. I told hliu
lli il lie sun ly iniisl he sbaip rooiigh l.isu
1 1 w h. it aei ii a ions Ibis would sm.jecl mo
ao i now inn mil il woiitii lie In our ra-,
w In. h I ss.iin d him ws of such slrcnglli
Hi.il II Would siiinli Iti in, i ili ir rreselive
of anylliiiig he iniglii sav or tin. ' by, Ib.-ii.
ibi )oii w.inl il.s iiiui lil-' dr said. 'IU. ni-e.'
I r. plb d, 'the li" lie la a olnh al one. We
hsve pi .le.,1 with pn-judiis-d Toru-s, who
have ulr.-s,y i oiiiprolinx d lbeni Ives by
pinning tlieuix lies to the eeiiuiueness ol
Cic Ii iier, ami iotir..i. oily our ni-si ran
liolbeioi nun ll strengthened. W ith such
p.-.. pie y.ui nnist pm butter on bun.ii '
linl dis'iiiiivuls do you wanlT he ak. d.
Kg.in's lellers; the original signatures I i
which you Inn .-.I those of Kgan and Parnell:
and a lew forged In my presence I anid. '1
hsve not g..l Ksin a letters; I ilestnivrd
lln III. I have not got the slgnnlures, I g ive
I iuii-ioii Hie teller ol I s r tu II lniiiiwln.il
look bis slgiiuliire. I w ill, if you like, forge
the lellers iu your pic-mti. I will give
you Hie iiaiuea of Ihe three men
from whom lid. I Hoii-Ioii I got
Ihe letters, and I will give Voll Ihe
letters Ihsl Houston wrote Ui me,' he an
awe n d. 1 said that I would mil give ljrncc
for these wilhoul the lw Items Ilial I bad
mentioned, ami he reiterated thai be had
Hot got I belli. 'Why,' 1 suddenly said to
hliu. 'did you write to Arehl !-hoi W.l.h
bIhiiiI His fellersT The An hbLliop,' r re-
Pio-ii, una noi asu my lellers, iiesrnt iiu ni
all bai k; lo rrti-sl sii thing cm . ruing
tin-Ill wniilil os In violate Ihe i-.inll.lcni c !
lw.- u a priest slid a penitent.' 'Well,' I
lluished by sayinir 'think It over; I am go
lug out of town. When 1 relurn. come find
me again, ami In the ni.-nnwhlle Irv and
lilld Ihe ongiiinls of Kcau'a letters, I will
let you know when I roinr bsi k ' lie said
he would think II over, and on wishing hliu
g.ssl niglil, 1 s-ke. him what he eonlrin-
l.lat.sl lining. He said Ihsl he wns In a I.T-
nbie ti e-a. bill lli il he saw no olh'-r eoiirsr
for hi m bill lo go Into Ihe Imii slid sw.nr
thai he bud bouglil tin-b Hers, slid if Ihrr
'1-re forg.-ries he bud Im-cii ,h eetved. 'Viol
will be a f.sil If you do. I said, 'but that Is
your nll.nr, not mine. If I were lu your
I i luce I should le: I lie Irolli. and s-k for Ihe
o.lemn.ly.' 'Thai's all very well,' he said,
hul ou wlisl mil I lo tlxT And so We
parled. a e
I hr nmme his r tsiuliiallon and bis cross.
eiaiuiniiliou. On Inn hatur lay folbming
his rss liinlnslloii I was al home, when
my door opened and some one was an
nounced. It Was Piggott. Ile-p-, ling this
InU mew, I have already slat.. I In the wit
ucsa boa what I's.k plaiw. 1 pitied the man,
Imssiim be really s.eino.1 to Ihi thinking
morn of bis ( hi:. in n than blois. If, nnd Ii
-.'Incd lo li ir that had as bia pn viousia
to t I. s i nee n, ne lis. I, III ihlsparln ulurcusi,
been as mil. h nun-1 againsl a sinning.
" hut uiotlv nry.lt l.s.l In culling iisin
mi on Ihe faiiinlsy prey bus In bis ilixip-
s-ar,iin e I ilo uol know. I rol.al.li he lisol
V knew Iiiiiix If. I should lilinjins that he
went ou I of Im hull' I w lllioiit an v II se.l iitaii.
and ilrifled Into my house, l'n.bnbly he
was angry with Ihe im ii who litul taken a.
vanta," of his ni' ry, (for I hsva since
leurn.-d Hist wle n llou-toll Went lo him his
wile had Ju-t di. .1, and be waa wilhoul
money lo bury her or lo feci bla t lold
reiik and he c.in.ibn, that they
hul wrought his ruin. Haling con
feased, Mid nll d that bo hud not
helli'iid his p . ill. in, be esplaluid what he
had il in" to el.uiiui.il, mid Hu II Ihoiighl be
Would disavow a Mirtloii of Ihe rout, ion,
with a li s to s .in? iihsc.iii M osialions.
I'n.l a'dv lin.ha.l on KuluriluV alns.ly ih ler-
miuel lohaie the roiiiilry, for be struck
me as a vulu msn. 'Ihe witness Ihu must
have h-cn a veritalde pillory In hliu and he
must have leeii terribly win Ions lo avoid
the shame of luilh. f rrosa r lamination. 1
gather that he bad r-hull noil that be had In
formed me thai the Houston i-oriTstioiideiiee
was at his house lu King-town. How and
why be s ul a It legiatn for II lo be di-stmyrd
n iusiiis still lo Iw riiilaliied. for It seems
strange Ihsl he should Hot have kepi a ror-
rri..ii'leiu wini li rvKientiy hail a value
and win. Ii H nnt..h clearly did not wldi to
! sliouii, as lie Destroyed lite IhoIkiii ol it
after he had lus-n tubsrnaed."
MTT-ltl'll'l. Ka.. Msrrli U-Riier 10 hit 4
luviin snsl Ul.iua, WnM mwt
VOL, XLIXNO. 59
rrocooding3 in tho Houso and Senate. .
Tho Shelby Delegation Doesn't Win
But It Votos Right
Tho Bill Making Women Eloglble
to the Office
Of County Superintendents of Ed
ucation is Dofoated.
Crews and McDowell Stand bv It
The Penitentiary Dill ta Passed but
Shelby's Men With tha Exception
of Uoodwln Opposed It.
Special Plttleh lo Tho Api cal.
Nash vi u.r., Teiin., Man-h 22. Mr. Lea In-tnnlui-ed
a bill In tho Senalo this moruliig
(o relieve corsiiutioiis and shureboldors of
Incorporation from paying double tales,
nnd nuthorixiug and directing tho dismissal
of all suits mid proceedings to compel thum
to pay double tuxes and to declare that
shares of stock In corporations other than
banks are not property.
Mr. Clapp's House bill to allow street mil
Mad roniiauiea to condemn private property
for rlghta of way and easements thereon
The House bill to make women eligible fo
Ihe olliee of County Hup,-iiiitin,,,,,t unite up
on third reading, llwas returned wilbuul
Mr. Crews ssike In favor of the bill, lie
said that a woman hud diseharged the duties
of the aisitiiui of County H l rilitelidnnt in
hhelby County, and made u strong appeal In
favor of women, asking If they should not
l given the same opportunity to make an
Mr. Ilerry sold the bill was wrong In prin
ciple, and was in coiill ct with Ihe spirit of
Ihu Constitution, V-.f, Was violative of Ihe
rules of ss lely. r, r no other reason, be
would oppose Ihe bil. In Hie Interesl of Ihe
fur act. The bill la-iening upon her ihe
burdens of i. III. e holding striiis her of that
sanctity Hint makes her Ihe power Mil ml
Ihe throne. The history of Ihe world shows
ilial w innver woman has gono Into isilitics
ill-aster und deulli have followed, lie paid
a high tribute lo woman, but said that he
woulil mil eiisi Iiib vole (or mere sentiment,
hut would appeal lo the ruuson of the
H-uutors. lie ns hims.lf would not
eust Ins vole ng;.iu.t tlie bill without
reason then for. I here were only Ihree
lady County Miis-riuteiideiits In the Mute.
Tho defeat of Ihe bill would not
shut Ihe an nues o a livelihood to woman,
Who cull mm niitiiy other employ msnis ti.it
her true iki.Hioii u a on, en of the home.
The (rleiidi of the bill would make her all
utiles holder w ll -n she Is lint allowed In Vote,
He read from the Coii.tituiioii rilracls
show i ng thai Ihe hill was III Violation of thn
I oiisiiiul.oii. Ho conceded that woman la
tho s-er of man in prim, ry schools aa a
Um ber of children, but he ih nie.1 that she
Was Ihe .ini! of in. ill in lb. higher ell no nts
ol philosophy nn I liinthetiintie.. the dntiea
of County Mih rlnti ndi nt call for tho best
man, Ihe strong, si mm and Ihe mat power
ful intell.it. He had In en atrm k by the
r niu k of (lie gei.ilcuisli fnuu Mielhy on
y.aieMav d.-pl, to, if Hie i-ondilioii of Iho
pub! r sclu sdf In Mielby, Jo pass this bill
wi.u.d lie I ul die liesriiiHing of Hie end. il
t o il.l he to lowed in lu appeal lu vole ac
el en. .us. He eppiwhsl to u.e r-oators ae
'leoiiess-euUs uol lo make woman eligible lo
his aker lcirnllr.1 Mr. frctt la tlie chair
and look Ihe lloor in favor of Ihe lull. He
said Hint Iho geullenii'li Were Ulilu-c-fmr.lv
ahit ifted iiIm.uI the i i.iiseipicnces of Iho laisa-ai-e
of H.e bill. Years ago he might hsve
Voted hg.nnl the bill, when be was full of
sn-l'V ami s sunn nt, ns the geiitl. msu
Ii nil Will ams is lo.luy, bill when beeatue
out of the war ami saw Ihe desolation he
realised lhal she w..uhl have lo toukv a liv
ing ii nd he was glu I Ihsl she could do so by
li a. lung si h.Hil. lie wsa colilldeiil (hat no
woman would l-e eh-ctcl who waa Incompe
tent. Mr. McDowell followed Judge Lea In a
iMiMorfill appeal for Ihe bill. . He said lhal
tin would in-.er vo'e againsl any bill lhal
would ib prue woiuuii of a means of making
a living, the la-lie. a S fur better Uiililled
to till ihe olliee II. no men are. Many men
sis k the i.lll.-.i fur Hie money. Women are
stimulated by au amhitioii lo make a siuciia
of Whatever they undertake. Whenru-r
women have lu l l iheotlbwof Conmy Hiisr
Intend. -ul Ihey have given suli'fai Hon and
shown lliemsdves rasil.le of filling llm po
silloiis of the olliee. More than half ths
youth of Ihe country rc ctvril their educa
tion ami training from Infancy up at Ihe
blinds ,.f woman.
Mr Hall, of Limb, spoke ngiln-t Ihe bill
and Mi "is. la.rli hainl Hioiit in lis favor,
I he T de refilled as follow s Yens llaro
hill, burns Cni-gliend, Clews Cyjiert,
l-i..rtih, Fouls Ib d '-s, Jones Is. tig. Mis
liowell. Mi rrs. Nels-m, peulaml, I'yolt,
hpsiks Moiil and le-a-Ut Nais Aleorti,
tpple, Ik rir, I srt. r, ( obi s, llatl, laituh,
M'dy and I'liiii.nirr 1.
I he ss-imie h Id an altermsin srlon ami
rrjis led the bill to uppmprtute tlo..l (or
lln- en-, lion of an a) linn lor Hie colon d In
sane nt K noiville.
Afnrs-ime oim nloii the N. nste bill np
pr,,pn,il.l..; io..ii) In romplele Ihe Wist
ii uin-xt- Asylum pavMil thud rrudllig.
IM THS llot'sK.
A hill wns Introduced Iii the Hotischy Mr.
Joins of lU-ntoll, In H'tiiol Indigent IY-.
fe.h niie soldiers who lost a limb or an ye
during Ihe war.
Mr. Morris introduced the election an J
firi'lnilloii bills ron(ilcrcd hyllm ea ileus.
I l.lllllll.d llll-llless W IS tbell luk'll lip
and Ihe nn mlH-rs Inst ths llslUssuvss Uiu.U
to Ihe morning hour.
Mr. M. t iilo sinned Ihe ball Mlllng by
si-nd.ng In Ihe ib-rk's ibk a sul .tiiuie for
lie Mar.hnll hill the silhslllille bill pnf
hi In work all nf Hie colilli Is lilen.sd
In irrina under Ave years on the county
r. in Is Pi llie rouniis Irom which tin yore
s. n'. The longlei'ii prsoners am lu I run
lined In Ihe loam pii.il al Nashville and aro
In le employed In manufacturing such
sr tiib-s as will least bring Ihrm lulucouiie-llti.-n
with flee labor.
Mr. Meyeus uf Moigsn, said ho waa a lie
publican who oppneil the Ins- system and
would Vole sg.ilnsl the bill, yet as suttleirnt
I line had be. u e-iit iu dist ussin this bill,
slid be re. onii. .1 Hie ite.s wiiy of rr-liai'ug
the pi .a ui, he Inoird the previous ijii.a-
Ibis speei h sm grilled With applause by
Ihe la niiH-nitir aide.
Mr. Mi ( nil argued In favor of tils substi
tute. Mr. Whli:h'irn moved lo table the ubsll
1 1 1 e. CarriMl-yess l, nsys :'.V
The rail for the previous ipiesllon Waa
sustaltii d J In 'Ji,
When Hie vole begsn nn Ihe jsssage of the
bill it wss al rlrsi tb,. light lhal the minority
would refuse hi vote, but they fell Into line
and o!od solidly against the hot, llie Vols
Btiimllng yras .'m, nays .si.
Ihe Is-in nls votlmr nay were Messrs.
Isnvla, Cslliiin, lU-ukerl, Kavase and Cla.
Mr. Miy.igv euli red a pnihst sgaliu-l ihe
pass.ge nf the penitentiary lease bill.
the House llns altrrnoon diwus-ed ths
bill eppn'l'tialiiig tin.oia) to the Improve
nienl of the gniunals of Ihe Tennessee In
ilio trial f. Ii.s.l and au annual appropria
tion a Pt,l'J lo run it A voU waauvt
n w. Led,