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VOL. XXI11 NO :*2
RICHMOND? VIKGINIA, BATUItDAY ?IliXY H, I906
PKICK. FIVE CENTS
SEN. FORAKER'S
EXPLANATION.
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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.

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