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Jl'L i? VOL. XXI11 NO :*2 RICHMOND? VIKGINIA, BATUItDAY ?IliXY H, I906 PKICK. FIVE CENTS SEN. FORAKER'S EXPLANATION. mmmJmmmmmmlmmmmmmmmmmmmmmnmum THE OHIO STATESMAN TELLS WHY HE OFFERED THE AMENDMENT TO THE RATE BILL?A RUNNING DEBATE ON THE RACE QUESTION. SENATOR TILLMAN IN EVIDENCE?HE TELLS HOW HE BE? CAME A VICTIM OF HIS OWN LEGISLATION. The following ? innde Id the Uniti furnished Senntor PornI Ohio ami will DO ?lotibt bo of ; Mr Rt, 1 tin.l thul have ?iis>i dropped oui of the bill th? am? t; : the Senili?? which required tknl common ?? should | ? ?ill who same r.ir ? DIODI Salt ? Oafered the fir 'ment on that when 11 ; on it. i" mpled with another provision, or for ?m, it fallisi of sdoptlon. ; : .un M ; (Mr. \V i.-ally ..?Im? nt. though ? ed. ii. When DO Offered it I an a iii. ti.iiiicnt t.? hi^ Rmendment, which .nul in the form In when ?*?.? a? ? it it wa : i>> the Aft on? menced to ? m. < i:t ???. Grasad Keeper ??f Ii4*4??r4is 'imi did. prat Sat! from airo Americans, sonn? from Mosto;. Gt?a Bal? Umor from Other potai ? the adoption <>f tii ? ment, upon tin* theory that it was a ?iiition of wli. ? . ailed ? "' "jlm . which has inaugurated and is now belai enforced in som.? of th?? Southern Itati When 1 offered that amendment ? had in \ lev? only t he purin ? secarlas for ? polled to take when may be so compelled, equally good accommod?t ion.- i had no purpose, and so explain? Interfering with tl ditions as for ? knew that was Impossible in coauaecttos with this rate bill. I had no porno approve or dlsappro\e of the so call e?j "jlni-erow sysi.m." Hut I did doing thai a lii.li ? bout th<* South, where t!ny provld. aches has annotine. done. ?ly, that those who ar? to rid?' in separati I shall be equally go?*d coaches and e qually good accommodations. It ? me that in any Northern St.it.? would take exception to ? proYtstoa of that kind upon the theory thai it i the nature of a nam-.ion of the pro d of sepa. for white and colon Bat when they took that view of the subject, I was at a loss to know, just as nth. atore were, exactly what should be done about It, but I recognised the right of colored people to settle Cue matter, and therefore I referred the whole matter to the cor.ferenc? mlttee and they have aete.1 In the way Indicated ; thev have dropped it out. Now, before It Is passed by for? ever I want to put into the Record 1 to hiiv.? on ,i ?i that am?'iidment. 1 prod my pun? RDd it also Rl the objection it win appear, Mr. President, that I off.????! that amendment In re? ami hundreds of living in different parts of the South, v?. hn h t<?r then s?i inferior in q US rit y anil in :. that they hud DOthlDg , .1 treatment. Tht that ? luired to pay the up e Rttons, so unequal tb thought :!? ring a grievous wrong. Mv i?iea was ? latent Of flint kind put into the bill the In? < .'inmlssion woulti be Cini authority with : ? to that matter on which .Id stand to ? tuallty of truat in? tit. Rod thai if equal? treatment . ... .t redress could be sough?] not atone in the courts of tin? :i the ? ? the United Stati HA 11.KV Mr President - PRESIDENT. Does Qbio yield ba the ir fron, Mr FORAR ? italnlv. Mr BALLET. I do not. of course ?:.?f to speak as to the other stinti: ?t ? go know s no such [mination as that; and I do Know thai in almost ?\?r a partition run through it an<l negr<> ? npj one part of the eoacb and the w setters occupy the other part of it. not true of our State that the carriers provide inferior RCCommO dations for negro past Mr. POH vKER 1 an glad to that statement from t'.ie Sena? tor ft ta, for 1 know he would not make it nnlOM he bettered It to be fru.? I am not vouching for any of the st;i ittcn t<? m??. I am only stating the reas? on upoti which I Mr BAIL.ET kfr iv.-.-ddent VICE-PRESIDENT the lenptor from Obit? yield further vas? Mr. PORAKBR. ?'.rtaiiily. V I want to sav t.? th Ohio that he will re? call that I was ready to agr???? to Prevision in his amendment. Mr PORAKER ?? Mr. BA that the races ought to be separated, but Ij also beiiev?? that the DOgrn to be provided with a? ? ommo-j dations for which they are required, to pay. \ Mr. BACON Mr President The 'VICE PRESIDENT. Do? th?? S?m.it?-?r from Ohio yield to ?he Senator from Georgia? Mr. FORAKER Certainly. Mr. BACON. I wish to direct the attention of the Senator from Ohio to the faci that while 1 objected to Imeni in the original form wh?'ii be offered the a mend meni wbi? !. ?V<in the bill b) the B?ant? nt to the amendment offered by the Sen? ator from M 1 th?? was pri tliat ptj was ? <??1. immunities tiui?ht to be themselves as to th?? >n <>f (id the ? bes were entitled to ... commod I wish i<> ;u\>\ in t! lion. Mr. I It Is 11 thai ? :. t ly Of I t \ pe r which are furnished for the whites. Then ttOSa possibly oa a little lo cal trains, but as to the geiu-ral prar exa?cUy <>f the same adjotniui: the other, I %v : ! 1. furth??r, that in th?? Stat?> of < absolutely ? i?> .li-iM.-itlMfii.-t ? ? ??? ? MBM on soronnl of th< moda tlon? which nre famished to them ? rsllroadn They ar.? perfi with them. They h ut w 1th them ; and ?: to the coatrarj .un t .ios.? \? 'ii?*f. PO RAKER Mr. President, .? aothis the fa.ts ' ?11.? n> letters from the South indicating and quits ?? numi them 'in the . n<> truth In them, ? in aoi I am only I when ? d ? hat un. tions were furale] itch ? re? se from a very Intelli? gent I man who Is attending ?ii. His home, I am advised, is it: H. is Hr. Cl to him, 1 wrote a letter. ? I ask to ha?.- read at th? .??m! then, as a sample of the lettera that : been from many m th.? South. I wast I ?n t.? that, a a p? v. n. ii. Key, of f rille, Tonn. Lei I etary first ? thes I Mr K> Mr Til.1.MAX Will th ? ?ad them In the Record Mr. rORAKBR. Very well, n.iiv be prlnb Mr. BACON, if the Senator will ?:. te.-. 1 ? ant !<? - I fact. The hiw in (.?-orgia (and I presume ii is so in Other Southern Si r.ot permit a white man to ride in the ear set apart for the negroes. 'ban it permits ? sacro to rid?? ?? ? ear with Um whites The only distinction is that the white man is perfectly ? barred from th?? ?ar In which the cohm-d people rid? .is a great many s aerosa are not content ??.riniti. ?e in the sY-t apart for the whll [EH l will say to lb?? Ser.at.ir. if he slon on that point, I hav<- not re '.rs from white pappi? living in Georgia pro' . gainst heim; compelled to ride in "Jim Crov. Mr. MACON If the Senator knew th?? people of Georgia as well ss I that assurance would not be need. .1 Mr. FORAKKR. ? am sure of that So far as the colored man is concerned. I am not going to take >w the subject of his rights for . ! onlj want to say that ? offered this ansendauenl ? did it in answer to just such appeals as :.t bo the dealt, which will a|?i>?-ar in the Record to-morrow morning for th?? benefit of any who see fit to r??ad; appeals which to us. ami h a from in tetlLfeal men and reputable men. a t whom nothing can be said ex <?nly that they are black men; and that I am not going to tir. an objection against any man. ??^? say that the cars furnished them, for which they must pay pre* the same fare as white men pay for the service rendered to them and the accommodations they get. are so unequal that it is almost an im possibility to ride In them with an.? comfort whatever. CONTINUED ON ??????? PAGE. .IOH\ Mil? HELL. JH.. Grand <??????.?||?.G. The (.?m?t ion of ??.lor ITalRClt by re Juror. Savannah. <. ? . ? .' ??? ?? W I. liui.l 11 ? .is au ' he Ss vnRmnh ??*V ? ? ' ' ; olor quest Ion. l Ut tie u. ?:. Mir? m ? ?.. Grawd blaetet n aims?. faction out of his effort, fa iwev i.d found thai irl v\ ou Id not t? at th?? table w itii him. When the dinner hour arrived jurors retired to their ro eleven win?? |uro hi.?. At RDOther table th?? bailiff told '? i ' ernes sulketl ami wouldn't cat. The Informed irors WOUldn't pro? ; U|?<; cm. iifi.iii .>.' t!??? Judge i'atin li il the jiirv in and ? ? hriniting out that the tn'gro thought Insulted in not being hi?? with the He though) eue ? dia ? I la tened to It ?i? ti ruled th.it li?? should w : ation 4if the i juror agreed to and Bnallj a verdict of li?, ???? : plalnUC was ret?. -??* ?A Preahyterlaa Reunion will he held at Pea Mar, Pa.. July Itti it pi grand affair. Waldo will be airman. K. R. JEFFERSON*. Grand Meditai Register. AN ECHO FROM?? 5TAUNT0N, VA. THE KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS?THE OFFICERS ELECTED?A GRAND SHOWING?A SU PERB ORGANIZATION-NOTHING BUT PRAISE?TO MEET NEXT YEAR IN NORFOLK. The recent s?"ssi.?n of t1 Pyth? d a held June Itth, :'"t.i and . Itaun ton, V moni- *i an lent finan? lai ? ondi tlon and the ??\??>? f spproral bj tii?> grand 111?? bu ?,..w In vogue In tbl inlaattou. R Uli! ABILITY. ad ?'hai ? bell, ? tent than utive abiliti ??? ? the ? both and th? ii:?-.? Court, ths latti of the Order, of which Worthy Counsel la Despite ??11 ? was concluded bj noon ant had ample time to at ban the Old Mi Elon Bi ? Church building. The local comi satisfar tori? ? ijrnlflcent new Mt. /.ion Baptist Church, of which B.P.JONATHAN, Grand Master ?.f ?.????.?..??. r. w li Moans th? young divin?? i FINANCIAL SHOWING Th?? reports nh?owed that the I : $H?,! ; The am.unit Ini In pr. - ng ;i grand total <?f $lf..K The two Department <i?-r now ban busi? ness department I' $1!?. 701.it. The total value of the propertj both real and I own dollar <! this has been paid and the bu ? Is ??utir??!?, free from ?l? I | BpTMaRKABLB f'eati 'H hell. ? m?'iiib?'r \?. h. court ft?r t?i; \ithout fa at any f: 'inhcncfited. if ? ornes lacapa or poverty strich? be .?.p? be kept benetli if and re -er of the Order for ??ars If he has been ben for 1 I | ?-ars be* ?? il! !? ? ?d th .1er Of his life. A fun?l has been established for tl all such persons and It will supply !;k.? ot sick dues. The new arrangement Is known as the Self ding Endowment Clan. Grand Chancellor Mitchell explained its fi-atures and h?? was listened to witfi intense inter?st for an hour as he mini:?? :ibed all of the meth? ods in h hereto. II \KMONY EVERYWHERE. The harmony existing in Virginia Is something remarkable and no where was there a false note. The waa ition to all of t! :1 of nd ti.it bo in quality. .1 in piacisi ivi? h In the position <?f Grand Medi? li .1 H. Page of ! 1 Sir C. B Va. . r.l Tbi f< II iwli in : Joba Miti ioli, .ir., Grand ? cellor. Richmond. n.iihan. Grand Richmond Thomas M Crump ' ; snd and seal. Richmond; ? ?? hell ond; .1 II md Inn? ? Guard ton; L?. w. Holb ..? Work. Danville; 11. d?fi ' Oe<tt?~af s The folli I .rand Chancellor: W. H. Mills ball, Nor nt, Rlchmon ? 2nd A ..lant. Riehi. John Q. Smith. C. 4th Attendant, Richte. DBP1 TICS NAMED The fiillowlng a: r Q. Chancel lora appointed Ri< : itulrldge; burg. Eds 1 ill??. Win. A. I.VTJED I IHTH 1 Mi I.-vp, ?s l tineral. Th?? funeral of Mr. took 7th in??' ndi at 4 H. d. patted tilts !if?- ? ?iirnlng al The sermon and ? manaor by Dai \ Hlnga, i> I? Charcl of Mas of which waa a ? He was W H Stokes. Ph. D. and Rev. S. C Burrell. His text was from ? Fanti mg with linn efleet, "Flee as a Bird to Your Mountain." Planet I>idg. it in made ? creditable - ing. He belongetl b ) of Odd Fellows and to the Tr:i4~ Reform- M.? ha?1 been a member of the Church 3d \ears lffse Nannie B. Jones presided at th?? organ. Funeral 1 Wm. Isaac Johnson officiated.