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Striking Contrast Bei
ception of 6 th i
April li) waa thc forty-second an
niversary of tho attack made by *; i Li -
zens ?of Baltimore upon the Sixth
Massachusetts regiment while that
command was passing through thia
city, During thc trouble between the
union troops and thc Southern sym
pathizers four of tin "soldiers were
killed and thirty-six wounded, while
twelve citizens were shot to death
and a large number injured.
In May, 18?S, the ?Sixth Massachu
setts regiment again passed through
Baltimore, that time upon its way to
the front in'the Spanish-Americau
war, and instead of receiving bullets,
rocks und eggs, they were greeted vith
flowers, cheers and good things to
eat, all highly appreciated by the
soldiers at thc time.
Thc original bloody passage of the
command through Baltimore is still
vividly recalled by many persons who
were spectators of or participants in
the trouble. Prior to tho receipt of
the uews cf the fall of Fort Sumter,
OD April 12, 1801, there was but little
excitement in this city beyond per
sonal encounters, but on April 18 thc
passage of some six huudred troopers
.from Carlisle barracks, Pennsylvania,
gave rise to tho first demonstration.
The route of thc march from the de
pot, ot tho intersection of Ilowurd
and Cathedral streets, to Mount Claro
.depot, was lined with au excited
.crowd, which hooted tho soldiery, hut
irefraincd from violonce.
About ll o'clock cn thc Li??ir.sg of
.A, ri! ?9 a train of thirty-five cara ar
rived at the depot of tho Philadelphia
railroad with 2,000 soldiers of the
Sixth Massachusetts regiment, tho
First and Fourth Pennsylvania and
.tho Washington brigade, of Philadel
phia, on board. Six rounds of ball
. cartridges per man had been furnished
tho Massachusetts men in apprehen
sion of tronble, aod tho memorable
trip to Camden station was begun.
Tho first car, drawn by horses-then
the means of all railroad transit
through Baltimore-started off, and
eight more followed. The crowd
howled and hooted, and thc soldiers
threw themselves flat ou tho car
floors. Tho nine cars reached Cam
den station in safety and tho soldiers
were transferred to tho Washington
train, but the tenth oar had gone but
a short distann on its route when it
At Pratt and Gate streets a oar
load of sand was dumped on the traoks
and stones were piled on top, audio*
several places tho rails were torn up.
Largo anohors were brought from the
adjacent wharves and likewise put
aoros? the tracks, and the crowd kept
the police from removing them until
.the arrival of Mayor Brown, when, at
his orders, these were taken away.
One account of what followed is to
the effect that paving stones were
thrown through the windows of the
oar and those that followed, while,
according to another story, the mob
did not throw a stono at that time,
the drivers merely turning the horses
and drawing the cars back to the
railroad station from which they had
Some 220 soldiera were cut efl from
?heir comrades, and the crowds on the
streets, whioh had been singing
""Dixio" and cheering for JofI Davis
?uud a Confederate flag-a palmetto
.tree on a blue background-carried by
.one of the mob, kept these troops
from marching. Time after time the
sol die i s tried to march, only to bc
hacked, until at last tho police clear
ed a passage. As the soldiers march
ed along President street the turbu
lence increased. On Fawn street,-.ac
cording to one story, stonos were
thrown at the troops in great num
bers, two men being knocked down
and badly injured, while others con
tend that not a stono was thrown by
?he mob, whioh was boisterous, how
ever, until Frederick street was reach
ed an^. the aotive trouble precipitated
hy one of the soldiers accidentally dis
charging his gun.
Thinking that one of the orowd had
tffifed the shot, the soldiers immediate
ly opened fire on the mob about them,
and moro spectators than activo par
ticipants were hurt. Missies flew in
every direction, and citizens and sol
dior fl fell along the line as the troops
Slurried St double-quiok toward the
Camden station, firing wildly behind
Mayor Brown joined the command
ing officer, coming from Camden sta
tion, where he had been, with Mar
shal Kane, holding a orowd ?"n ohcok.
The mayor's presence had an e?eot
for a short while, but the row began
? Again, one soldier being killed at this
I qpoint. At South streot several oiti
v zens /ell wounded or killed. Kear
iLight -Ptrect a soldier was fatally
-rounded, and a boy lying on * vessel
in tho dook was killed, and numerous
persons on the sidewalks were injured
;ween 33altimore"s Re*
at tho same time. Between Light
ami Charlen street } Marshal Katie ar
rived with about lilly policemen, and,
forming in thc rear of the troops,
they forced the crowd back with drawn
revolvers, and the column passed on
to Camden station without serious
At the station there was moro riot
ing and confusion, hut no very serious
trouble occurred. i'ol ice Commis
sioner Davis objected to the soldiers
sticking their guns out of thc car
windows and the blinds were closed.
The train pulled out for Washington
about 1 o'clock, amid the groaus and
jeers of thc crowd. On the outskirts
of thc city shots were fired from thc
car windows and another citizen was
killed. The band of the regiment
and some Pennsylvania troopi, who
were uuarmcd, were panic stricken at
the President street depot, but were
finally returned by railroad to Phila
The second visit of tho Sixth Mas
sachusetts was as joyful as its first
was tragic. Escorted ^>y tho local
militia, uot as a guard, but as au
honor, the northern^ troops passed
through baltimore iu May, 1?U8, on
their way to join thc troops gathered
at Tampa for service in Cuba. They
received a magaiheout demonstration
at Mouut Royal station, and, march
ing through the city lo Camdon sta
tion by way of Charles street, Mount
Vernon place, Cathedral street, Liber
ty street and Howard street, they
reached Camden station, where anoth
er demonstration was given. All
along tho march flowers wcro thrown
from windows at tho troops, and gifts
of boxes of dainties and trinkets of
every sort wero made to thc marching
soldier*. At Camden station each
soldier received a luncheon in a box
and a commemorative medal, and left
Baltimore with mauy hurrahs and the
baud playing "Dixie."
The Candidates With tho Hoe.
Up in Dee county tho farmers have
a most unique organisation, thc pur
pose of which is to make thc candi
dates pay in Lard labor for the sup
port of pledges they receive. At a
mass meeting of the farmers recently
held in that county tho following re
markable resolutions were adopted:
Resolved, That we purchase a sup
ply of hoes to be used by tho candi
dates in this campaign; and be it
Resolved, That when a district can
didato appears on a farm wo are to re
quire him to hoe two rounds of 4??
yards each; and bo it
Resolved, That all county candi
dates be required to hoe 10 rounds of
400 yards each; and be it further
Resolved, That state candidates who
canvass in buggies be given a double
dose of .work in the manner above out
By this method the Lee county far
mers hope to make up for tho valua
ble time they loso each campaign year
in talking to candidates, and if the
plan is generally adopted over the
stato it will doubtless detract in a
largo measure from tho strenuousness
of the contests.-Jackson, Miss.,
special to Atlanta Constitution.
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Au Interesting Case In Federal Court.
Greenville News, April 'M.
In thc Federal District CDUH yes
terday Tom Hamilton, William Oliver
and Joe Bird were convicted and sen*
tenced to five years imprisonment in
thc Atlanta prison for robbing the
postoffice at Autun and T va, Ander
son county, on the nights of February
2nd and 3rd respectively.
The court began the trial of tho
case yesterday morning and the vcr
djet of the jury was annouueed short
ly after thc noon recess. District
Attorney Capers and Assistant E. F.
Cochran had thc case well in hand and
avoided any unnecessary delay.
The court room was crowded with
spectators who listened with eagerness
at thc testiuiooy of the twenty-two
witnesses examined by thc govern
ment. Tho defendants, represented
by thc appointment of tho court, by
II. K. Townes, of this city, offered no
Tho government, however, had
spared no efforts to conviot thc de
icD'iaotB and witnesses were put on
the stand who established a chain of
evidence th?? proved conclusively tho
guilt of thc parties accused. There
were witnesses herc from Georgia and
Anderson courfty, besides experts in
the.employ of the government added
District Attorney Capers displayed
marked ability in the prosecution of
tho case. Ho was ably assisted by E.
F. Cochran. Each link in the evi
dence was noted by tho government
attorneys and put before the jury in a
strong, effective manner, Mr. Townes,
the defendant's attorney, did good
work for bis clients but was consider
ably handicapped by circumstances.
Tho robbery of Autun and Iva post
offices were handled separately, the
government first conclud:ng tho testi
mony in tho Autun robbery before in
troducing that in the Iva robbery.
Tho first witness s vorn was J. C.
Campbell, postmaster at Autun. He
testified that on Monday night, feb
ruary 2nd, the postoffico at Antun was
entered through the front door and
tho safe blown open. Mr. Oampbell
stated that the property missed from
thc poBtoflicc bcloDged to thc .govern
ment was $38.49 ia stamps and $18.02
in cash. The robbery was discovered
about 1 o clock, on lue door of
tho safe was fousd soap near the
oraoks; and also was found lying near
the wrecked safe a 16 inch pipe, two
hammers, a wrench, a ooal. chisel and
and o'ber tools.
T. Winton, colored, owner and op
erator of a blacksmith shop at Autun,
was the next witness sworn. Ile said
that on the morning of February 3rd
he found that his shop had been enter
ed and missed therefrom a hammer
and a chisel. Ile afterward? identi
fied the above tools which had been
found iu thc poBtofficc near the wreck
ed safe, three milos from his shop.
The tools were offered in evidence.
Johu R. Porter, owner of a general
repair shop, testified that a seven
pound hammer and a pipe wrench hpd
been removed from his shop, after
wards being found in the postoffce.
Monday morning, February 2nd, ?ir.
Porter saw a strange man hear his
house. He identified Joe Bird as tho
man. This concluded the evidence, in
' 'ie Autun caso after which the Iva
case was started.
W. P. Cook, postmaster at Iva, 24
miles from Autun, testified that on
tho night of February 3rd tho Iva
postoffice was entered, '.ho front door
being prized open. The safe was
blown open and property belonging
to the government found missing wae
$28.50 in cash. Mr. Cook also missed
from the safe a gold watoh which
belonged to his wife. A watoh ic
charge of the prosecuting attorneys,
having been found on Wm. Hamilton,
one of the accused, was indcotified at
tho watoh belonging to Mrs. Cook.
A fuse was found on a nearby shelf,
said Mr. Cook, and soap was smeared
on tho cracks around the safe door.
R. S. Ycargin, a jeweler at Iva
identified tho watch submitted in evi
dence as the one he sold Mr. Cook
giving the number and its make
Shortly before the Iva postoffico wai
robbed, said Mr. Teargin, a str?ng?
man came into my store, claiming ti
have been injured in an accident am
asked me for assistance. I gave hin
5 cents. Mr. Yeargin identified Wm
Oliver as the man.
J. D. McDonald testified that bi
the night of February 3rd, a hammer,
hatchet, wrench and pooch were taven
from hie blacksmith ?hop. The tools
wero found later at the Iva post
office near the wrecked safe. Hamil
ton was identified as a man he saw
at Iva several days previous to ' the
robbery. . ;
; Jas. R. 8impson identified Ham
ilton as a man he met on the railroad
tra?k Sunday afternoon previous to
the robbery wh'oh occurred os Tues
day night; also identified Oliver and
Bird as the two men he saw at a camp
fire on the side of the railroad on the
same afternoon, Mr. Simpson said
ho had a talk with Oliver who told
him that he (Oliver) was a molder by
Will Heatherly and Sam MoCue
identified Joe Bird,while E. G. Simp
son testified as to thc identity df Ham
ilton and Oliver. Other witnesses
sworn were J. D. Gothrau, Jno. F.
Kinsler. W. A. Howard, H. P. Sitton.
R. 0. McKee, J. W. Simpson, J. W.
Stevenson, B. A. Richards.
W. M. MoOue, night watchman at
Iva, testified that he heard the ex
I plooion in the postoffice; went to the
rear door of the building and could
hear the men on the inside talking and
rattling money; that he saw two men
come out of the postoffice and recog
nized them aa Hamilton and Oliver;
shot three times at them aa they left
T. G. Boswell, marshall at Talbot
ton, Ga., who assisted in tho arrest
of the defendants, testified that a
stofe was entered in Talbptton and
shortly afterwards two men were ar
rested on suspicion. On Hamilton
was found a gold watch and a 44 cali
bre pistol. Bird ran hut was cap
tured in a barn, where it was found
he had hid a bottle containing fuses;
Oliver learned of the arrest cf hie
pals aud left the -town but wac
afterwards oaptured seven miles away.
Mr. Boswell identified the three men.
I J; W.^ Gregory, poBtoffice in spec
tor, explained the effects and" man
' nor of using nitroglycerine on a safa
One of the best tests of nitroglycerin!
was that of concussion said the in
At thc conclusion of Mr. Gregory'i
testimony the case was argued by H
K. Townes for the defendants ant
District Attarney John G. Gapers fo:
the government. I After the judge'i
charge the jury returned the followinj
verdict: "We tho jury find the def en
dante guilty on all counts. J. - F
Mitchell, foreman." As announce!
above Judge Brawley sentenced thi
defendants to serve five years in th
Atlanta prison at hard labor.
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