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J ESTAEURBEP 1850. iNCOBPORiTSD 1688. V ( J. H. E3TILL, President. I FEVER’S RECORD SOT BAD ONLY EIGHT NEW CASES BUT THE DEATHS GO UP TO FOUR. Seven of the Additions to the Sick List Negroes A Number of At taches of the Medical Bureau Dis charged—Saunders Still a Prisoner False Humors of a Riot. Jacksonville. Fla.,Nov. 19.—President j; C ai Mitchell’s official bulletin for the twenty-four hours ending at 6 o’clock to night is as follows: New cases 8 heaths 4 Total number of cases to date 4,621 Total number of deaths to date... ._ . . 402 DEATHS OP THE DAY. Those who died to-day are: IV. A. Hanri of East Jacksonville (white). Edward B. Derry of Fairfield (white). George N. Woods, at St. Luke’s hospital (colored). John Butler of No. 106 Division lane (colored). THE NEW WHITE PATIENT. The new white patient is: Mrs. L. Stein, living at tha corner of Brough and Adams street, in East J acksou viilo. One white and 7 negroes make up the total for the day. A SIGN OF THE END. The medical bureau, which for the past three months has been the headquarters of t e doctors, nurses and a host of employes, will no longer be the same busy place, for to-day a number, of attaches were dis charged, only a few clerks, who were necessary to the winding up of the bureau’s business, being kopt. The bureau, however, will still be the headquarters of Dr. Porter and the staff of local physicians who are now doing duty among tne sick, but tho place will no longer be tho scene of busy life that it has lean heretofore. The break ing up of the bureau is another evidence that the dreadful epidemic is nearing its end. SAUNDERS STILL A PRISONER. J. W. Saunders, the quasi-society swell of the medical bureau, who was arrested at Atlanta last week, tried to get out of jail on a writ of habeas corpus, but a telegram re ceived here to-day said that he has failed to work that scheme, and is now being held until requisition papers arrive there. He may be in Jacksonville to-morrow or the next day. Travel to the southern counties is becom ing quite heavy. The passenger trains are crowded daily. The steamer tug Bull Frog commenced running to-day to bring she) lgliters to the Sister creek. 1 The clyde steamer Delaware is expected at May port to-morrow morning, but she probably has no passengers on her. She has a heavy freight. RUMORS OF A RIOT. A crowd of boisterous negroes at the corner of Bay and Pine streets this morn ing alarmed a number of ladies who were out shopping. Somebody started a rumor that a riot was imminent and the ladies were very much frightened. The crowd of men, however, were simply grumbling at being discharged from working on the streets, as the funds appropriated for that purpose had given out. Harry Lewis still continues critically ill. The mayor of New Smyrna denies that there is any truth in the rumor of yellow fever at that place. Dr. Porter is cutting down expenses in his department. He now employs a much smaller type-writer girl than he did a few weeks back. Last week 1,458 men were employed in sanitary work. This morning only about 400 were set to work. The remainder, near ly 1,000, congregated on the street corners with hoes, picks and shovels in their hands, and many began loud demands for “work or rations.” All the men are negroes. A meeting was finally called in Lancaster hall on Pine street and Dr. J. C. L’Engle, P. E. McMurry and Walter Wetmore (colored) addressed the men and quieted them. They were promised relief where actual need existed. They then separated apparently satisfied. No further troub 0 is antici pated. The reduction of tho force was necessary, owing to lack of funds. AID FROM LEESBURG. The Leesburg (Fla.) Lodge of Knights of Honor lias sent $4O here to be used for sick members of the older. The last remittance was $l5 last week. Capt. G. G. Randall of Tampa, who came here as a volunteer in the early stages of the epidemic, left for Camp f'orry to-day ea route home. G. A. Decottes’ family, who have been sack with the fever at St. John’s mill, two miles northeast of the city, are up again. H’r. Decottes and his 5-year-old daughter were critically ill. Jlrs. Edward Decottes, at the same place, is still sick. ITALIANS ARRESTED. Vincenti Quirrello, Frances C. Degello, Antonio Roberto and Fortunato Ganade nello, four 1 alians, were arrested by Lieut. Gruberello, of the Jacksonville police force, yesterday, for having come into Jackson ville without a permit. They bad walked here from Charleston ami were fifteen days on tlie way. Justice Lee this morning or dered them to Camp Perry, and they will be sent back to Charleston to day. A Harcleny special says there were two new cases and one death there to-day. A CAPTAIN’S PROMISE. Washington, Nov. 19.— Surgoon Porter, at Jacksonville, has telegraphed Surgeon General Hamilton as follows: “The agent of the Clyde steamer at Maynort assures me that If steamers are permitted to bring passengers for nou-infectod points in riorida, ho w ill guarantee not to allow them to land at Mayport, but will have them transferred to other steamers. Freight for .Jacksonville need not bo stopped at all, as It is Dot my desire to hamper commerce any more than consistent with tne public safely. Under the above agreement 1 think steamers could continue to ruu. Advise your sanction. The tickets to Jacksonville could be sold to accli mulod refugees bolding permits from me. Hr. J. F. Hartigau telegraphs that he has inspected Dade City aud Brooksvilie, Kla., and that both places aro healthy. A CALL ON THE PRESIDENT. Senator Call and Surgeon Goners I Hamil ton accompanied a committee of citizens of Jacksonville, Fla., to the White House this afternoon to confer with the President in regard to tho disinfection of clothing etc., in the districts infected with yellow fever. Tho committee consists of Messrs. Joseph H. Durkee, D. G. Am bler, Telfair Htockton, S. B. Hubbard aud oohn G. Christopher. President Cleveland said he sympathized w-ith the people in tho stricken districts, and would do all that lay lu his power to alleviate their sufferings. FOUR MOKHSICK AT FKItNANDINA. No Deaths—Hopes That Cold Weather Will Follow the Prevailing fctorm. Fernandina, Fla., Nov. 19.—The re port for the twenty-four hours ending at <1 o’clock to-night is as follows: New cases 4 Deaths 0 There are but twelve cases reported as under treatment to-night in the city. lip mtiimm At Chester the fever still seems to spread, but no official reports have been re ceived to-day. A few refugees that had the prevailing fever before they left have returned, and are preparing for a resumption ot business. Some parties are seeking to bring a str. ng pressure to bear upon the board of health to relieve the city from the quarantine re strictions, upon the wisdom of which course the higher powers must decide. The experience of Macclenny is certaiidy not promising for such a course, as the return of a few refugees has brought on a revival of the fever in that district, and new cases have bten reported of a severe typos* The hope now is that after the pre vailing long storm the weather will clear off cold and that a frost will follow which will bring the end in view. Five New Cases at Gainesville. Gainesville, Fla., Nov. 19.—Surgeon Martin reports five now casps of yellow fever to-day—one white and four colored. The weather is warm. Great destitution prevails, and business is entirely suspended. One of the now case:; is B. N. Stewart, car inspector for tho Savannah, Florida and Western railway. All the resident physicians, as well as Surgeon Martin, have their hands full. Rev. F. W. Carr’s case was a light one. ~T Decatur all Right. Montgomery, Ala., Nov. 19. —Alt quarantines against Decatur have been re moved. Trains will stop, and business has been resumed. There has been no fever for tho last week. WITHDRAWAL OF BONDS. The Treasury Secretary Issues a Cir cular of Instructions Washington, Nov. 19.—Tne Secretary of the Treasury to-day issued the following circular: In order that national banks desiring to with draw bonds on deposit with the treasurer to se cure circulation, may be fully i formed of the course to be pursed, notice is hereby given: 1. That section 9, act of July 12, 18.82, limits to $8,000,000 the amount of lawful money to be received by the treasurer for that purpose iu any one calendar mouth. 2. The limit for the months of October and November having been reached, and it being probable that tho movement may continue, it is hereby ordered that until further notice, de posits of lawful money for the withdrawal of bonds be received at the offlee of the treasurer of the United States at Washington and no where else. 3. Tenders of doposits of lawful money may be made to the treasurer of the United States on Dec. 1, 1888, and at 12 o'clock noon, all tenders received up to that hour will be con sidered by the treasurer. If the amounts so tendered shall, in tho aggregate, exceed the limit for the month, tho deposits to be accepted will be determined by lot under supervision of a committee which will be appointed for that purpose, and the remainder will bo entitled to priority after Jan, 1, 1889, in tho order assigned to them by the committee. If the amounts tendered should not exceed the limit, all will be accepted and tenders subsequently made will bo accepted in the order of their receipt by the treasurer of the United States. 4. Deposits tendered In excess of the limit will be returned to the banks by whom they were tendered; but a record will be kept of the order in which the tenders were made, and the banks making the same will lie entitled to priority after Jan. 1. 1889, in the same t rder. 6. Banks giving notice after Dec. 1 of their desire to deposit lawful money will become thereby entitled to pi iority in the order of re ceipt by the treasurer of the United States after such notice. DINGLEY FOR THE CABINET. His Friends Doubt Whether He Would Accept a Portfolio. Washington, Nov. 19.—Representative Dingley of Maine is the latest New Eng lander mentioned for the cabinet. It is considered doubtful by his friends whether he would give up his enviable position in the House for a cabinet place, but the chances are now that unless one of the Maine senators can be induced to make way for Mr. Blaine that the New England cabinet officer will be taken from Massachusetts. Senator Hoar or Representative Long appears to be the choice. Senator Hoar would probably be Senator Qunv’g preference, so far as that geos. Senator Hoar acted with Senator Quay at Chicago in the desperate attempt to nominate Senator Thurman. TIM CAMPBELL AT THi BAR. He Says Republics are Ungrateful and He Will Practice Law. Washington, Nov. 19.—Representative Timothy Justiniun Campbell, commonly known as Judge Tim Campbell of New York, was to-day admitted to the the bar of the supreme court of the United States on motion of Attorney General Garland. Strange to say, ho did not make a speoch to the court, but contented himself with tak ining the ironclad oath and paying his fee to the clerk. Mr. Campbell, who railed of re-electinn. says republics are ungrateful. Ho proposes now to stick to his profession and let politics alone. AN AUCTION AT BACKVHiLE’3. The Rooms Crowded and Everything Bold at a High Price. Washington, Nov. 19. —Lord Sackville’s surplus effects were disposed of by auction to-day, and the sale drew to such portions of tho British legation as wero thrown open a crowd, the like of which was never in the building before. Everything sold at high prices, people frequently bidding for articles they could not get noar enough to inspect. Appointed Postmasters. Washington, Nov. 19.— Ths President has appointed to bo postmasters: James Rodeffer, at Woodstock, Va., and Byron Lomlv, at Jackson, Mis;. At tho following postoftlces, which were recently raised to the presidential class, the President has re appointed thoincumbonts: Basietner, Ala.; Oxford, Ala.; Union, S. C. Tho following Georgia postmasters have been appointed: Columbus W. Brock at Condor, and Robert W. Williams at Juliette. A Change in Station. Washington, Nov. 19.—Capt. Price has been ordered to Montgomery, Ala., to re lieve Capt. Richard L. Hoxie, who is ordered to Willet’s Point, N. Y., for duty, with a battalion of engineers and school of application. Must bo Republicans. Washington, Nov. 19.—The Samuel J. Randall Ass elation of Philadelphia has written to William Dickson to secure quar ters for its members for the inauguration. “Patriotism above party,” tho letter says. Senator Morgan to be Re-Elected. Montgomery, Ala., Nov. 19.—Senator Morgan, by invitation, address-d the Alabama legislature to-day. The election for senator takes place on tho 25th, and ho will he re-elected without opposition. DanviUe.s Tobacco Exposition. Danville, Va., Nov. 19.—Thus far 1,800 samples of tobaeoo have beeu received for the great tobacco exposition, which will begin here Wednesday night. The display of tobacco will be the'largest and best ever made in Virginia. SAVANNAH, GA., TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1888. LAND BUYING IN IRELAND MADDEN ASKS MORE MONEY UN DER THE ASHBOURNE ACT. Five Million Pounds the Amount De manded—Tho Act Declared a Grent Success by the Acting Solicitor General—Mr. Glad3toue Moves an Amendment and Criticises the Gov ernment. London, Nov. 19.—1n the House of Commons this evening, Mr. Mac Aon, solicitor-general for Ireland, in the absence of Mr. Balfour, who is ill, brought in a bill to further facilitate tho purchase by tenants of land iu Ireland by adding £5,000,000 to the amount appli cable under tha Ashbourne act. Mr. Madden described tha Ashbourne act as a great success. There had been, he said, 14,338 signed agreements for tho pur chase of lands, of which 8.63 C had been completed. There wero only two courses open to the government. One was to aban don tho scheme of land purchase and the other was to extend the act. The fact that the act had been a conspicuous success justified t e government iu seeking to en large its operations. GLADSTONE MOVES TO AMEND. When Mr. Madden had finished,Mr. Glad stone arose. He was received witli pro longed cheers from th ■ opposition. He moved the following amendment to the government proposal: That in lieu of voting £5.000,000 it is expedient in view of the lamentable sufferings arising from the recent evictions in Ireland, to exteud the land law of 1887, so as to empower the courts to reduce or cancel arrears of rents that are found to be excessive. A BROKEN PROMISE. Ho complained that the government had broken tlieir promise to the House, after obtaining the whole command of the time ot the dispo-al of the members under en gagement that no controversial me isures should be introduced. Hero was a bill of the first importance challenging discussion. It was submitted with a threat that it would be put forward daily until it was settled. His protest was equally against the mode of presenting the bill and the method in which its discussion was to be pressed. His amendment did not strike at the Ashbourne act, nor would it necessarily stop its operation. He did not desire to stop the operation of the act, w hat ever he might consider its dangers, and he did not oppose t ie bill because it proposed to keep the act alive, but he objected to it because of the amount demanded. SHOULD HAVE BEEN MODERATE The government ought to have asked parli iment for a limited grant which would suffice to enable them to continue tue operations of the act until spring, when parliament could reconsider the whole mat ter. The opposition would cheerfully agree to such an advance; but the government, inslead of taking that course, produced a bill involving parliament in fresh approval of Its land purchase policy. [Cries of Hear! hear!] Mr. Gladstone continued, stating that it was the manifest design of the government to withdraw the subject of Irish lajud from the view of parliament for several yoar9. (Cheers.) That was not a course which could be allowed. The opposition was not insensible to tho value of land purchase. HIS DESIRE. He did not desire to see landlords, or any other class, removed in a body. He wanted to see them not loss but a great deal more Irish than they were, and to see them resi dents inslead of absentees from Ireland. The principle of previous land acts was to tally different from the Ashbourne uct, un der which £5,000,000 were obtained, appar ently as a precedent for auothcr £5,000,000, thus drawing the bouse by slow degrees into a system from which there was no es cape from putting tho land into the hands of the state, making the state the immedi ate landlord without proper guarantees. PROPOSAL OF THE LIBERALS. How different was the proposal from the liberal side when Sir Trevolyn laid down the principle that the government should not ask the nntional tax payers to advance the purchase money unless tax payers in Ireland evinced confidence in the tenants by offering local guarantees. He (Mr. Gladestoue) had always objected to tho Ashbourne act as giving the initiative of purchase to the landlords, whom ho considered second, as the peasants ought to have the initiative. If an imperial guar antee was ever given for the purchase of land in Ireland, the security must onvey moral certainty to the government. [Cheers.] What reason had the govern ment for refusing with such tenacity to deal with arrears. A MEANS OF SERVITUDE. Were they the moans of insuring the servitude of the tenant* (Parnellitecheers.) It was certain that this bill would give the landlords only a handful of tenants to acquire holdings. Certainly it would assist tho government in their land purchase scheme—but under what inadequate and precarious security for the repayment of advances. Doubtless the Irish tenants could be praised as scrupulous in the payment of fair rests, but if another collapse of agricultural prices occurred, the farmers mignt be uuable to pay their in stallments under the bill. Tho government was not justified iu relying upon a tenant’s will to pay after the recent declaration of Lord Salisbury that a majority of 3,000,000 in Ireland wore bent upon putting down a minority of 2,000,000 in order to get at and rifle thoir pockets. [Cheers.] LOOKS IMPROBABLE. If Irishmen had no respect for the pockets of their couutrymen. were they likely to respect the English exchequer? Wore those who have boon thus described by the head af the government people to be trusted as debtors of tho state? [Laughter and cheers.] This land purchase had no immediate claims to character of the arrears question. The tenants themselves had urgently demanded a settlement ot tho arrears. A similar necessity had been acknowledged in the case of the crofters of Scotland. Much greater had been the need of Ireland, where arrears were running without limit, and led to paralysis of farmers’ engagements, and an unceasing flow of evictions. Eviction* upon arrears prevented the tenant from obtaining tue benefit of judicial rent. [Hearl hear!] A WEAPON AGAINST THE TENANTS. Arrears were thus a weapon against the tenants, defe it.ing and annulling the land law, which had been passed for their benefit. [Hear, bear.] They made the landlords masters of the land act aud masters of the conditions for the sale of the land and fortunes of the tenents. If the government had the tenants’ welfare earnestly at heart; if, instead of supporting the landlords, they meant to relieve the distressed tenants, they would deal with arrears instead of pressing a dangerous measure, which provided ma chinery for preventing a reduction of rent, and which afforded faculties for augmenting rent* and multiplying evictions, with all their horrible incidents. He asked the house to intervene and prevent a recur rence of the mischief too certain to ensue, perhaps on a greativ augmented scale, un der the government's policy. Let them do justice to Ireland iu the matter of arrears. [Cueers.] GOSCHEN DENIES A PLEDGE. Mr. Goschen, chancellor of the exchequer, denied that the government were pledged not to introdu e controversial measures during the winter session. Mr. Gladstone’s' statement that if ths government hail asked just sufficient to keep tho act in operation until next session, it would have been granted, was incorrect, steps wero taken to ascertain whether such a proposal would be accept able, and the response did not encourage the attempt. [Hear, hear.] The immediate extension of the Ashbourne act was a neces sity. It was desired by the tenants, ad he hoped the house and country would perceive that they were dealing with land purcaase, which was not incompatible with dealing with arrears. Tue government was prepared to deal with arrears in due course of time. [Hear, hear.] The suggestion that they were practically assisting the landlords in a conspiracy to allow arrears to continue and to encourage evictions was so absurd, that it was scarcely worth answering. [Cheers.] WOULD MAKE THE RICH RICHF.U. Mr. O’Brien maintained that tho bill would make rich tenants richer, but leave the poor colliers in the west in as bad a posi tion as ever. It was merely a plan to shovel English gold into the pockets of Irish land lords. Mr. Campbell-Bannerman, liberal, se verely censured the manner in which the government was thrusting the bill upon the bouso. Before proposing extension there ought to have been a select committee to inquire into the working of tho Ash bourne act. The sentence of one month's imprison inent imposed on J. I). Sheehan, M. P., from East Kerry, for refusing to give bail for good behavior, has been confirmed oti appeal. CHURCH PROPERTIES. The report presented to parliament by the Irish land commission status tha Irish church property has depreciated considera bly, owing to the difficulty experienced in collecting rents and to the social condition of tha country. The commission urges that the time has arrived for a definite settle ment of the question of liabilities with re spect to church property. INVINCIBLES AS WITNESSES. Dublin, Nov. 19.—Invincibles Mullet and Maccaffrey left here to-day, under a strong escort, for London, where they will give evidence before the Parnell commission. When the train reached the Down Patrick station, Muccaffrey shouted: “God save Ireland! We want the people to know that we are coerced and go unwillingly I” Fully 10,000 persons assembled at Rear cross, county Tipperary, yesterday, and at tempted to hold a meeting. The gathering had been proclaimed by the government, and before the proceedings were far ad vanced a strong force of police arrivod on the ground, and charged upon and dispersed the crowd. During tne affray many per sons were injured. CRUELTY IN EVICTIONS. During evictions on the Draporstown estate of Robert T. O’Neill, M. P., last Saturday, a bedridden woman, aged 92 yearß, was removed from her home and had to be carried to an adjoining house. A woman who was in a state of delirium and her four children, one a baby 3 months i old, were also ejected. A fierce gale was blowing at the time, and the evicted tenants’ furniture was blown into tho mud. Fifty policemen were present. ENGLAND'S ROYAL VISITOR. •Queen Victoria and the Princesaes Go to Meet Her. London, Nov. 19.—The royal yacht bear ing ex-Empross Frederick of Germany aud her daughters and the Prince of Wales reached Port Victoria this morning. Queen Victoria and Frincessos Louise and Beatrice loft Windsor this morning to greot the em press on landing. They were joined at the Waterloo station of the London and South-' eastern railway in London by Count von Hatzfeldt, the German ambassador, who ' was to accompany them to Po/t Victoria ( and afterward go with them to Windsor. •There was only a small crowd at tiie station on the arrival of the queen’s train and thore was no cheering or 'uncovering of [heads. The day was overcast. Tho empress landed shortly after the arrival of the royal train at Port Victoria. When too greetings were over the whole party boarded tho train and proceeded to Windsor, where they arrived this after ’ noon. HAYTI SEES OUR GUNS. The Cruiser Boston Arrives to Keep an Eye on Affairs. Washington, Nov. 19.—The department of state has received official confirmation of the reported condemnation and seizure by A) Haytion prize court of the American steamship Haytien Republic. The con demnation was Denounced on Friday, Nov. 8. The Saturday following the United States minister protested against the pro ceedings, alleging that the prize court was illegally constituted, and appealed to the higher court. He also advised the captain of the seized vessel to refuse to surrender his crew. The United States man-of-war lioston arrived on the scene the same day to support the protest of the United States minister. THE TEXAN ARRIVES FROM HAYTI. New Orleans, Nov. 19.—The steamer Texan, which arrived hero on Sunday, left Port-au-Prince Nov. 13. Capt. King re ports everything quiet there. The Ameri can steamer Haytien Republic was still under seizure, but negotiations were pend ing for ber release. The American man-of war Boston was at Port-au-Prince. Capt, King did not hear that she had domanilod the release of tho Haytien Republic. OOINO FOR THE KAIBBR. A Berlin Paper Bpeuke Very Plainly About the Diary. • Berlin, Nov. 19.— The Freisinnige de clares that Emperor William himself is the of the liberal journals, and that the fact of his being so is tantamount to an admission of tbo complete genuineness of Emperor Frederick’s diary as published. It says that the main question at issue, which will have to be proved as preliminary to further and final proceedings, is whether tho diary really belongs to the emperor or to his mother. Public Punishment in Italy. Rome, Nov. 19. —The chamber of depu ties to-day, by a vote of 174 to 39, rejectod the radical proposal to onjit from the public safety bill tbs clauses providing for public punishment of notoriously ill-disposed per sons without trial. A Berth for Blake. London, Nov, 19. Harry Arthur Blake, whoso appointment to the governor ship of Queensland met with so much oppo sition, will probably be appointed governor of Mauritius. Russia's Loan. Bt. Petersburg, Nov. 19.—Tbe Russian loan convention has been signed. The czar will Issue a ukase immediately. GRADY OUT OF THE RACK HIS name will not even go BEFORE THE LEGISLATURE. Colquitt Will Have No Opposition Whatever The Senate Adopts the Resolution Indorsing President Cleveland—A Largo Number of Bl.ie Introduced in tho Two Houses. Atlanta, Ga., Nov. 19. —To-morrow at 12 o’clock both branches of tho general as sembly will ballot separately for a United States senator to succeed Senator Colquitt for a term of six years, commencing March 4 noxt, and at noon on tho day following a joint sossi.m will bo held at which tho vote of both houses will bo canvassed ami the result announced. It is generally under stood here to-night that tho movement to make a candidate of Henry W. Grady has fallen through, and that his name will not be presented in either branch of the legisla ture. Ttiis will Dave Senator Colquitt without opposition. IN THE SENATE. The Senate met at 2 o’cloek this after noon and held a abort session A resolution offered by Mr. Bradwell was adopted that the Senate proceed at 12 o’clock to-morrow to tho election of a Uni ted States senator to succeed tho Hon. Al fred H. Colquitt, whose term will expire March 4, 1889. The House resolution reaffirming the con fidence of ihe democracy of (loorgia in the administration of President Cleveland was read and adopted. Under the call of tho roll the following Dow bills, etc., were introduced; By Mr. Strother —To provide for the pay inent of tho costs of arresting officers, Jus tices of the peace and o'her judicial officer in commitment trials of parties charged with a misdemeanor, or in case of a convic tion in tho supreme or boforo other legal courts. SALARIES OF JUDGES. By Mr. Bartlett—To proscribe und fix tho salaries of the judges of the supreme and superior courts of this state so as to make the salary of the chief justice of the su preme court not more than $5,000, those of the associate justices not exceeding $4,500, and those or tho judges of the superior court $3,500. The provisions of tho bill are not tp apply to tho salaries of judges in commission at the date of tho passage of the measure. In the House. The House met at 10 o’clock this morn ing, and adjourned at 1 o’clock this after noon. Tiie roll was called, and the follow ing new bills, etc., of an important charac ter wore introduced: By Mr. E a tog—To incorporate the Georgia, Alabama aud Carolina railroad. Also, to amend the charter of the Chatta hoochee, Rome and Columbns radroad so us to authorize tho extension of its linn to Atlanta, and also to the Florida state linn. By Mr. Howell—To amend the charter of the Marietta anil North Georgia radroad, so as to allow that company to extend its line to Atlanta. Also to amend seetiou 2544 of tho Code in relation to administration investments by guardians and executors, requiring them to invest in bonds of At lanta, Athens, Columbus, Macon, ad Rome, aud also in stock of the Georgia rail road. By Mr. Patterson—To amend the act in corporating the Central Trust and Banking Company. CHATHAM’S COMMISSIONERS. By Mr. lleiUy, by request of Mr. Gor don—To amend the act creating commis sioners of roads and revenue of Chatham, so that their appointment shall be upon the recommendation of tho grand jury of that county. Mr. Dugger offered the following resolu tion, which was referred: Whrreas, There arc a great many men in tliis state charged and convicted of offenses against the internal revenue laws of the United State*; and Whkrkas, These offenses are trivial in their nature; therefore, he it 1. Resolved, That his excellency, Orover Cleveland, I’resident of the United States, is hereby memorialized to exeroije executive clemency and parden all men in thestati charged anil convicted of tha offense of violat ing the internal revenue laws of tho United States. 2. Resolved, That a copy of this resolution he forwarded to his excellency, the President of the United States. By Mr. Hooks —To exempt a!) the under takers of the state from jury duty. By Mr. Hill of Meriwether—To amend section 2628 (a) of tho Code by striking out the word* “over with for eight weeks,” and inserting “over with for six weeks.” COMMITTEE CHAIRMANSHIPS. At tho close of the day’s session Speaker Clay announced the standing committees of the house. The chairmanships were awarded as follows: Western arid Atlantic Road —Mr. Rankin. Railroads —Mr. Howell. General Judiciary—Mr. Olivo. Ways and Means—Mr. Hurrell of Web ster. Appropriations—Mr. Gordon. Penitentiary—Mr. Arnheim. Lunatic Asylum—Mr. Felton. Public Printing—Mr. Davis of Elbert. Privileges and Elections—Mr. Gamble. Journals —Mr. Harper. Deaf and Dumb Asylum—Mr. Ewing. Privileges of the Floor—Mr. Johnson of Floyd. Internal Improvements—Mr. DeLacy. Education —Mr. Candler. Banks—Mr. Harrell of Decatur. Corporations —Mr. Uwwin. Excusa of Member*— Mr. Williams of Upson. Public Library—Mr. Matthews. Wild Lands—Mr. Perry. Roads and Bridges—Mr. I/ifloy. Public Property—Mr. Lamar. Agriculture—Mr. Brady. Immigration—Mr. Calvin. I<abor and Labor Statistics —Mr. Dodgen. Academy for the Blind—Mr. West. Temperance—-Mr. Foute. County aud County Matters —Mr. Hill of Meriwether, Manufactures —Mr. Glenn. Enrollment —Mr. Duggar. Auditing—Mr. Huff. Military—Mr. Reilly. Mines and Mining—Mr. Hall. State of the Republic—Mr. Rawls. Hall aud Rooms—Mr. Wright. Hygienic and IJanitation— Mr. Sims of Lincoln. The Chatham members are located a* fol lows: Mr. Reilly—On military affairs, banks, lunatic asylum aud way* and mean*. Mr. Clifton—On military affair*, public property and railroads. Mr. Gordon—On manufacture*, public library and appropriations. A LITTLE RALLY FOR ORADY. His Augusta Friends Try to Get Up a Small Boom for Him. Augusta, Ga., Not. 19.—T0-night about 8 o’clock, a number of Henry W. Grady’s friends talked over bis whilopi candidacy for senator and bis chances of being elected to-morrow. They had an announcement made from the Music Hall stage at the exposition that a meeting would be held at the Opera bouso at 10 o’clock to indorse his candidacy. About fifty men gathered about theopma house and looked into one another’s faces, wondering what, tho programme was to be. Finally a semblance of business was arrived at when J. Rice Smith wav mad ■ chairman end P. A. Stovall secretary, lion. Charles 7.. McCord spoke, lauding Mr. Grady’s eloquence and declaring him tho must prominent young man In the country. A committee on resolutions which had been appointed entered, and after resolving that Mr. Grady Dad been true to the old south and the new. instructed their delegates to vote for Mr Gtady ns long as his name should lie before th nouse. I’. A. Stovall was the next speaker, and said many graceful tilings of Mr. Gradv. James Tobin, Hamilton Phinizy, John Armxtjjnjg, T. R. Gibson and a number or others present made speeches. Tho meet ing was not over-sanguine of Mr. Grady’s success aud only wanted to put Richmond on record. Several citizens went up to the capital to-mght to tie present at tho session to-morrow. LYNCHING a NEGRO. He Brutally Murdered a Planter in tho Presence of His Family. Yazoo City, Miss., Nov. 19.—A week ago Wilson Arnold (colored) came here and surrendered himself to the sheriff, stating that, in self-defense, lie had shot and killed Capt. Robert Johnson, one qf the most prominent citizens of the county, at his home near Nntartin. This morning n large nutgberof Johnson’* friends wont to the jail and took Arnold, saving that they intended to avenge the death of their lriend and neighbor. Since their denar ha re nothing has boon heard from them, butoit is reason ably certain tjiat Arnold has paid tho debt for his fearful crime. CAUSE OF THE CRIME. The particulars of the murder are os fol lows: Capt. Johnson hud hrnl some words with Arnold, but nothing <>f a nature. Arnold armed himself with a largo-sized rlernngor pist >l, walked up to Johnson, wim was under the influence of liquor, and threw him to tho ground, at tigi snmo time placing Ids pistol to Johnson's left temple and tired, causing instant death. Arnold then took an unloaded gun from Johnson and beat his head into a bloody mass. VAIN PLKAB FOR HIS LIFE. Arnold’s wife and two brothers were wit nesses to tho tragixiy, and pleaded for Johnson’s life, but Arnold threatened to kill them if they opened thoir mouths. These facts were given to a citizens’ meet ing near the scene by Arnold’s wife and other witnesses. In the posse to take Arnold there were many colored people, who said that tiie killing of their old master was brutal, aud that his slayer ought to bo lynched. FRANCE AND THB BLOCKADE. M. Goblet Defines the Attitude of the French Government. Paris, Nov. 19.—1n the chamber of dep uties to-day M. Goblet, the minister of for eign affairs, stated that France had not engaged to co-operate with England and Germany in the blockade of tho coast of East Africa. Both powers, ho said, had requested permission from the French government to search ships flying tho French flag which were suspected of being engaged in tie slave trade or in importing arms into Africa. The government had replied that to search for arms was the natural result of an effective blockade, but it could not recognize the right of England or Germany to search all vesse.s under the French flag. WORSE ABUSES ELSEWHERE. Certain abuses due to the slave trade might have arisen, hut they did not have tha gravity witn which it was sought to in vest them. They were not to lie computed with those perpetrated iu the interior or on the coast of North Africa. Nevertheless a French war ship would be setjt to pruveut slavo trading Doing con ducted under the Frenph flag. If further action was proposed, M. Goblet declared that he would bo guided by circumstances without in any way sacrificing the tradi tions, dignity or interests of the country. M. Goblet’s remarks wero greeted with up plause. OILLY’d CHARGES. Ihe Preaidingr Judge Accused of Sti fling an Investigation. Paris, Nov. 19.—After the counsel for Numa Gilly hod stated iu the Nimes court Saturday that M. Giily’s attack was not made upon M. Aqdneux, but upon the bud get committee, an attempt was made to in troduce evidence in sup|g>rt of the charges of malfeasance against the committee. This the court would not allow, and announced that only such evidence as directly con cerned M. Amirieux would be admitted. M. Andrisux declared himself satisfied and withdrew iiis qhargo, aud the court ac quitted M. Gilly. The action of the court in refusing to allow evidence beariug upon tho alleged corruption of the Budget committee ii severely criticised by tiie newspapers, who accuse the court of a desire to stifle the affair. M. Guyot, writing in La Lanteme af firmed that the Nimes trial was the out come of collusion between M. Gilly and M. Andrieux in order to vilify the republicans. M. Andrieux will fight a duel witn M. Guyot in tho morning. CALIFORNIA’S EARTHQUAKE. The Shock Said to Have Been the Moat Severe Since 1871. Ban Francisco, Nov. 19.— Observations on the movement of the earthquake taken at the universities at Oakland and Alameda, show the motion and direction to bo virtually the same as in this city. Tho University of California reports tho shock to be tho severest since 187 L In some places children are reported to have been rolled out of their cradles. The shock was followed by a rumbling sound, which was distinctly audible. TWO BURNED FATALLY. A Woman's Hat I'&lia Off While She Lights the Fire. Bridgeport, Conn., Nov. 19.— Mrs. Thomas Fitzpatrick attempted to light a fire this morning with a parlor match. Her hat fell off, igniting her clothes. She run down stairs enveloped in flames. Her father and son trial to smother the flames and both were t>adly burned. Another son threw water over all the unfortunates and quenched the flamw. Mrs. Fitzpatrick aud her father wero fatally burned. MaJ. Farnetyorth Dead. Fortress Monro*. Va., Nov. 19.—Maj. Henry J. Farnsworth, assistant inßpoctor general, who came hare a week ago for medical truatmout, died at 11 o’clock this morning. Bond Purchases. Washington, Nov. 19.—T0-day’s bond offerings aggregated $182,200. The secre tary accepted SIOO,OOO 4)is at 108J£ and $2,200 4a at 125. ( DAILY, sl6 A YEAR. I < 5 CENTS A COPY. V ( WEEKLY,SI.2S A YEAR. ) I’OWDERI.Y TO HE CHIEF. HE WILL HAVE THB SELECTION! OF HIB CABINET. Canada and tho South Each Want Representation on tho Committee and They Will Doubtless Got It-A Now Constitution among the Proba* bllitlcs of the Order. Indianapolis, Nov. 19.—The desire of the delegates to the general assembly of tha Knights of Labor to continue Mr. Pow derly as their chief has been expressed to him formally. Seven delegates, who repre sent Canadian assemblies, called on hins and asked liirn to accept the office oned more. He gave them to under stand that ho would do so, pro viding he could choose his own advisors on tha general executive board. Everything indicates that ho will lie given his wish, anti there is now only a difference of opinion re garding the way it shall bo done. Unde* any circumstances, Mr. PowderJy will ua doubtedly continue in office and will choose his own cabinet. CANADA WANTS A PLACB. Canada wants to be repr sentod on the general oxecu'ive board, The s nth ha a like desire, and a movement is on foot, to' ic ing to the selection of tome representative business man. It is reported tnat a proposition lookii g to the formation of an entirely new coa-s stiUitiou lias been made to the g lor.rll assembly, and is being considered by that, proper committee. As thore is a strong! feeling in fasr of radical revision of thor’ present constitution, thore is little doubt* that the new constitution will havo many* supporters. HOW TIIE TIME WAS OCCUPIED. The morning session was devoted to mat ters from the committee on appeals ami grievances and tho afternoon session to discussion of the newspaper attack upon t. > character and position of the general assem bly and of Mr. Powdorly, published in tin* Knights of Labor, a Chicago publication edited by George E. Detwiler, but which, notwithstanding its name, is not an organ of the order. Detwiler found no friends op apologists among to-day’s speakers. KNIGHTS AND THE CHURCH. Text of Cardinal Bimeoni’a Reply tes Cardinal Gibbons. New York, Nov. 19.—The Catholia News has received from its Rome corre spondent tho text of the reply sent by Cardinal Siineoni, prefect of the propa ganda, to Cardinal Gibbons. He s >ys: It is my duty to inform your emlnenoe that* fresh documents relative to the association! known as Knights of Labor, forwarded to tula sacred congregation, were examined by It ao the witting of Aug 19 of the current year. Aftep having attentively studied the whole subject, tiie .acred congregation has directed me tf reply that, so far as at present appears, as the association of tho Heights of Labop can for the moment be tolerated, tiie sacred congregation merely require# that necessary mollifications should be Intro duced In the rules of the society to make cle p whatever might seem obscure or might be In terpreted In a tied sense These moalncation# are required particularly in the passages of thix preface to the rules concerning local associa tions. And then words savoring of socialism and communism must he corrected In such as way that they shall only affirm the right con-! ferred by lewl on man of acquiring lining legitimate means and respecting the pro-1 port innate rights of ull others. lam most happy? to lie able to Inform your holiness that the sacred! congregation lias highly approvid of the deJ signs or the American hierarchy to see with u* that in Ihis and similar associations nothing? should be secretly Introduced which is contrary’ to Justice and morals, or not entirely conform-; able to the regulations regarding the Masonia) sect Whilst confirming your eminence in til tat excellent design, lu the name of the sacred cou4 gregation I bog you to accept assurance of nu rcsjactful and devoted sentiments. COL LAMOMT’B NEW HEIR. It Is a Boy and the Gossips Want 111 Named Daniel Grover. Washington, Nov. 19.—C01. Lamont’* two jircjtty daughters have a little baby) hrother, who arrived yesterday. All day* long the colonel has been receiving con gratulation*. l’resident and Mrs. Cleve land, who were the first to hoar of the new arrival yesterday, wore the first to present! congratulations. Col. and Mrs. Lamontj are very happy over this Accession to their; faintly. They have not determined ye! upon a name. Daniel Grover Lament is tiie name the gossips insist upon. Being I’rewbyterian, tjiey will have the baby bap tized, not christened, aud so it will have no godparents. GOFF CLAIMS TO BE ELECTED. Ho Bays That He Will See That th Will of tha People Is Carried Out. Wheeling, W. Va., Nov. 19.— Gen. Goff, the republican candidate for governor.' has telegraphed the state committee that hi* majority in McDowell county is 174 and in' Wyoming 122. Gen. Goff also telegraphs, to Editor C. U Hart of the Intelligencer* that he is elected governor. This is the Hi st timo that he has inode anja claim. He says that he will see that that will of tho people is carried out. MIBBISBIPPP3 VOTE. Cleveland Has a Plurality of 55,38(> Over Harrison. Jackson, Miss., Not. 19.— Mississippi’* official count gives Cleveland 85,479 votes, Harrison 30,096, and Fisk 218. For con gressman, Allen, dcm., has a majority in the Fint district of 9,621; Morgan, dem.J in the Second, 8,161; Calchlns, dem., in thsj Third, 7,010; Lewis, dem., in the Fourths 10,459; Anderson, dem., in the Ftftbj 12,354; Stockdale. dem,, iu the Sixth, 6,i16l Hooker, dem., in the Seventh, 8,390. BUTTER WORTH FOR BPEAKET. J He Will be an Aspirant If McKinley] Don't Wout tbe Place. Washington, Nov. 111.— Representative! Benjamin Lutterworth U the tint of republicans who have been mentioned foot the sjieakership of the next House to arrive since the el* ction. He is for representative McKinley if Mr. McKinley wants it, ant) for himself if Mr. McKinley does not wand it. Like Messrs. McKinley, Foraker and Foster, he has an eye on tbe next vacancy* in Ohio's representation in t he Senate. Deop Snow in the Northwest. Qiicaoo, Nov. 19. —Dispatches from points in Northern Illinois, Indiana a ,<| V. astern lowa, report the first heavy fail 09 snow of the season last evening. SNOW IN TH* CUMBERLAND*. CUMBERLAND, MD., Nov. 19. inches of snow fell here last night. heavy storm is reported on the mountains* TWO INCHES AT STAUNTON. STAUNTON. Va.. Nov. 19 —Snow fell itl this vicinity last night to a depth of tw<t inches, followed by sleet and a drenching rain.