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' r, TAr USHKI> 1850. ICORPO*AT*D 1888, V ■j J. H. ESTILL, President. ) ERIN’S TALES OF CRIME. Ah -U HANDS SICK OF THE REHASH IN THE PARNELL CASE. Tie Time-Killing Counsel of the Times Again Promises to Curtail the Yarns of His Witnesses—A Demand That the Farnellite Counsel Have Access to All Documents. London, Nov. 27.—At the sitting of the Parnell commission to-day, Sergt. Gilhocly of county Kerry, testified concerning out rages. He said that an increase of police bad been necessary at Castle island. Sir Charles Russell —We admit all that. We are sick and tired of reiteration, entail ing enormous expense. Justice Hannen said he hoped the details would be given as briefly as possible. The witness continuing, said that since 1880 the police force had been doubled. Prior to the founding of the league, in 1880, the district had been auiet. Afterward, however, outrages had been general. RECORDED IN A BOOK. On cross-examination the witness said he had kept a book for recording outrage. Mr. Russell demanded that the book be pri >duced. Sir Henry James of the Timex counsel Faid tin.' book contained letters and official communications respecting certain persons and it was desirable that they should not be published. Mr. Russell askod: ’‘Why should the Times counsel have access to the book and we be denied the same privilege? Until the judges rule otherwise, 1 shall continue t 0 call for this and every other book re ferred to in the case. Mr. Reid, for the Parnellites, also urged that the book be produced. He said that if the council were not allowed to sea the book, they would not have an opportunity to meet the case properly. HANNEN OF THE SAME MIND. Justice Ila linen said it was highly desira ble that the whole bo. k, including the col umn headed “motives,” should be produced. The special entries relating to certain per sons ought nor, perhaps, to bo disclosed. He suggested that Messrs. James and Rus sell inspect the book, and then if they did not agree, the judges themselves would in spect it. Other policemen then testified at length concerning outrages. Mr. Reid suggested that In order to save time the witnesses should state simply the number of outrages they were cognizant of and the precincts in which they were com mitted. Justice Hannen welcomed the suggestion, and Sir Henry Janies promised to comply with it as far as possible. AN INNER CIRCLE. Inspector Davis said he had discovered that there was an inner circle of the league whie i organized the fenians to execute the league’s behests. When cross-examined, he declined to give the name of his informant. Mr Reid pressed him for the name, and the witness finally appealed to the court for j.r teetion against the question. Mr. Reid complained that his clients were at the mercy of an anonymous informer. If he had the name, he might prove the in former to be the greatest liar in the three kingdoms. Mr. James said the witness might have good reason for withholding the name. Justice Hannen suggested that Mr. Reid ask the witness his reason for concealing the name. Mr. Reid said he would defer the question. A TRAITOR IN THE LEAGUE. The witness then, in answer to questions, said the man who gave him the information was not in the pay of the police. He was a meniDer of the league, aud had taken part in the work of the inner circle. Another person, similarly situated, had also informed i im of the working of the inner circle. One of his informants could be subpoenaed, but the other could not. Mr. Reid concluded his cross-examination I'7 i eading extracts from speeches made by Father O’Reardon, denouncing outrages as a shame and disgrace. Mr. Russell applied to the Times counsel to include in their particulars the letter purporting to be signed by O’Kelly. Attorney General Web iter opposed the inclusion if the letter on the ground that it was in attempt on the part of the Messrs. Lewis to obtain information regarding the Times case to which they were not en titled. Justice Hannen reserved his decision. Parnell’s case in Scotland. Edinburgh. Nov. 27.—1n the ease of I’arueli against the London Times, for libel, Judge Kiunear has fixed upon Deo. 20 for hearing proof on the question of arrest ments. The counsel for Mr. Parnell have served an order upon the defendants, re quiring them to produce contracts of copartnery ownership of the Times, as also its business books ad accounts. The baronies of Connell and West Offaly in Kildare have been proclaimed under the second section of the crimes act. EOGUS IRISH TENANCIES. A New Danger under the Land Pur chase Bill Set Forth. London, Nov. 27.—Discussion of the land purchase bill was resumed in the House of Commons to-night. Air. Balfour proposed as a substitute for Mr. Lefevre’s proposal that no advance ex ceeding £3,000 be made for the purchase of a holding in Ireland. The Irish secretary suggested that Mr. Lefevre's prop sal be adopted, with a pro viso that the land commission have power to declare that a larger advance is expe dient ; the turn in no case, however, to ex ceed £5,000. Air. Lefevre’s proposal with Mr. Balfour’s amendment was agreed to. bogus tenancies. Mr. Lefovre next moved that no advance lie given unless a tenant, or his predecessors in title, had occupied the bolding for at least five years. The object of the motion, he said, was to prevent the creation of bogus tenancies, which might become sub ject to advances under the act. Mr. Balfour refused his assent. He did not believe in the existence of bogus tenants. It would be unjust, he said, to exclude from the benefits of the act tenants of lens than five years. Mr. Balfour in timated that Messrs. Harrington, Kinucane and other members of the Irish party under warrant of, arrest would be permitted to attend the sittings of parliament during the time the Irish estimates were under discussion. A LIMIT OF £2,000. Shaw Lefovre moved to insert in the bill a provision declaring that no advance shall be made to any tenant or purchaser exceed £3,ooo. lie urged that tenants borrowing above that sum came within the landlords, andid not wit Inn the peasant proprietor class. Air. Balfour opposed the motion. The extierioiice of the last two years, he said, dis.pted all fears that the "act would be abused by turning large tenants into pro- PTOprietors to the exclusion of smaller hold <•£ It often happened that it was desir able that a whole estate should be sold. hat could not be done if any number of tenants were precluded from buying. me inching ONLY AN EXPERIMENT. Lord Randolph Ch archill held that the act was passed for an experiment. That being so, he could not see why they should impose t he limit proposed. Mr. Dillon said that it was bv no means rare practice to divide the largest estates into bogus farms, which were nominally let to members of the landlord’s family and then sold to so-called tenants at a much higher price than could be obtained in open market. He wished to know whether the governme t intended to use t e bill for the purpose of planting Protestant farmers from the north of Ireland on estates in the south from which Catholic farmers were evicted. With such a policy, he said, it would be hopeless to expect peace in Ireland. The motion was rejected by a vole of 120 to 93. The government accepted the clause pro posed by Mr. Healy exempting a purchaser from all liabilities lor rent arrears from tne date the purchase is sanctioned. Mr. Healy then proposed a clause with the object of preventing the enforcement of purchase by thr< ats of eviction. It was rejected by a vote of 205 to 112. Other amendme ts proposed by Mr. Healy were negatived, and the bill finally passed the committee stage. BUDGET OF THE GERM ANS. The Crueade Against Africa’s Slavers Indorsed by All. Berlin, Nov. 27.—1n the reichstag to day the debate on the budget was opened. Herr Windhorst, the clerical leader, with the approval of the entire Conter party, laid on the table a motion providing that all the federal governments should be in formed that the reichstag, convinced of the necessity of repressing slave hunting, in order that Africa may be converted to Christian morality, is p epared to support federal measures having that object in view, and hopes that the other powers will co-operato in working to that end upon a uniform plan. ATTITUDE OF THE PROGRESSISTS. Herr Richter announced that the pro gressists concurred in the agreement be tween Germany and England regarding East Africa, but they were opposed to any expedition into the interior, not excepting the projected mission for the relief of Emin Pasha. The progressists, he said, demand the abolition of slavery wherever the Ger man flag floats. WILSON WILL STICK. The Snub of Monday Won’t Keep Him Out of the Chamber. Paris, Nov. 27. —The .Journal Des Debate and other Parisian journals ridicule the action of the majority of the members of the chamber of deputies in adopting the motion of M. Meuseuri yesterday to ad journ the sitting for an hour on account of the presence of M. Wilson, son-in-law of ex-President Grevy. They say the mem bers who voted for the motion evidently de ired to give France proot of the purity of conscience, auterity, and virtue of the chamber. M. Wilson, in an interview, said the incident would not have the effect of keeping him from the chamber. He would continue the struggle, no matter what action the members might take. JI. Wilson was again present in the cham ber of deputies to-day. The deputies did not suspend the session as was done yester terday, to manifest their displeasure at his presence. LEO’S SECOND RESCRIPT. It Was Not Intended That Its Existence Should Become Public. Dublin, Nov. 27.—The report that a second papal rescript had been sent to the Irish bishops a fortnight ago is now con firmed. It was intended that the receipt of the document should not be made known, but that the bishops should proceed to en force the commands contained in the first rescript without alluding to the existence of the second one. But this plan was spoiled through the indis cretion of a servant of the Bishop of Lim erick, who divulged part of the contents of the rescript. It is probable that the publi cation of part of the document will force the pope to reaffirm publicly hri wishes regarding Ireland. Prices on the Paris Bourse. Paris, Nov. 27. —The bour.-e closed agi tated. Interest centered on Panama canal sureties, in which there was heavy selling. After touching 201, the price closed at 215 francs, which is 17 francs below yesterday’s final price. Suez canal shares declined 13 francs; Rio Linto, 8.75 francs, and 3 per cent, rentes, 10 centimes off. New Russian Bonds. St. Petersburg, Nov. 27.—An imperial ukase has been issued providing for an issue of 4 per cent, bonds to the nominal value of 125,000.000 roubles. The money is to be used for the repurchase of bonds of 1877 still in circulation, amounting to 203,300,000 marks, and for the redemption of tempo rary credit notes issued in 1877 and 1878. Foundered in the North Sea. London, Nov. 27. —The British ship The Douglas, Capt. Betts, from Martin Island June 22, for Hamburg, has foundered off the island of Texel, in the North sea. Two of the crew were drowned. The remainder have arrived at Yarmouth. Backville’sjVacant Place. London, Nov. 27.—The Daily News says it regrets Lord Salisbury’s decision to delay the appointment ot a successor to Lord Sackville. This course, it thinks, may pro voke President Cleveland to withdraw Minister Phelps. Italy’s Suffrage Qualification. Rome, Nov. 27. —The senate to-day re jected by a vote of 75 to 28 a proposal to give illiterate persons the right to vote at elections for local administrative officials. Switzerland's President Dead. Berne, Nov. 27.—M. Hertenstein, presi dent of Switzerland, who underwent the amputation of his right leg last week, be cause of disease of the arteries, is dead. Baudln’e Grave. Paris, Nov. 27.—The council of the Grand Orient Mnsoits have decided to take part in the demonstration at the grave of Revolutionist Baudin on Doc. 2. France’s Patriotic League. Paris, Nov. 27.—La Presse says the cabinet will discuss to-morrow the question of suppressing the Patriotic league. England’s Oaths Bill. London, Nov. 27.—The oaths bill was passed in the House of Lords to-day with out amendment. France's Convention with China. Paris, Nov. 27.—The senate has adopted the commercial convention between France and Cnina. Troops Ordered to Bualclm. London, Nov. 27. —A battalion of British troops have been ordered from Cairo to Suauini. SAVANNAH, GA., WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1888. IX Till: 810 STORM AT SEA tales of wre.ks and miracu lous ESCAPES. No Doubt of the Lo3s of the Steamer Allentown Off Cobasset with All On Board—The Steamer Carroll Reaches Boston After Being Swept by a Tidal Wave. Cohasset, Mass, Nov. 27. —There is but little doubt that the steamer Allentown, belonging to the Philadelphia and Re idin j Railroad Company, foundered off this pert in Sunday’s gale, and that all on board per ished. She was au iron boat, of 1,6.50 tons, and bad a cargo of coal for Salem, Mass. SAILED FROM PHILADELPHIA. She cleared from Philadelphia Nov. 21, with Capt. George W. Paul in commend, and a crew of eighteen men. The shorn at Sandy Cove and Sandy Beach is strew a with wreckage of all kinds, including life preservers bearing the name of the All m town. The whistle of a vessel in disti ets was board Sunday afternoon directly ■ up side this port. The Allentown was due f t Salem, under ordinary circumstances, on Saturday. STRUCK BY A TIDAL WAVE. Terrible Experience of a Steamer Now at Boston. Boston, Nov. 27. —Capt. Brown of ti e steamer Carroll, at this port from Charlotto town, etc., reports the roughest passage in his thirty years experience at sea. On Nov. 26, at 12:30 o’clock in the morn ing, when thirty-five miles from Thatcher’s island, a tremendous sea cr.me tumb iug aboard, completely demolishing the pilot, bouse and steering goar, and flood ing the forward cabin. There were sevea men in the pilot house when the wave struck, including Capt. Brown aid Mato \V right. The mate was swept overboard and lost, Haley, the lookout on deck, eras ulso carried away and drowned. Capt. Brown was knocked down and his head badly cut, and Purser McKerson, who was in the pilot house, was badly injured. OUTRODE THE STORM. A Merchants and Miners’ Line Steamer Has a Hard Time. Norfolk, Va., Nov. 27.—The steamship Allegheny, of the Merchants and Miners’ Lino, w bich left Boston Friday afternoon for Norfolk, arrived here this evening. Cant. Parker reports an uneventful trip until Sunday morning at 5 o’clock, when, about ten miles northeast of Chincoteague, the vessel encountered a terrific gale from the north, northeast and thick weather. At night the wind backed to the north and blew a hurricane. On Monday the w ind veered to the northwest and still blew a gale. It was Monday afternoon at 5 o’clock before the capiain could get his course, and he then found that he was about seventy five miles east-southeast of Winter Quart ;• light. He got under way for Norfolk and arrived safely. Eight passengers were aboard. SEABRIGHT’3 TRACKS GONE. The Sportive Waves Tear Them up for a Mile. New York, Nov. 27.—At Seabrig'it, N. J., the track of the old New Jersey South ern railway is in a bad state. Fully a mile of it has been completely torn ud from the road bed, and many miles of the remainder is hidden under huge piles of wot sand. At Highland Beach tlie rails are covered six leet deep with dirt, rocks nnd broken timber, and the side track has boeu hurled up on top of a long pile. BATHING HOUSES TORN TO PIECES. At Highland Beach, all the remaining bathing houses were undermined last night, and carried out into the surf, where they were torn to pieces. There are several bad breaks in the track of the Philadelphia and Long Branch division of the Pennsylvania railroad be tween Point Pleasant City and Seaside Park. The ties aud rails have been swi pt away by the surf. Several miles of track is also deeply sanded. HE RB-iRT-WILSON. Lord Backville’a Temporary Successor Married at Now York. New York, Nov. 27.—Mi*s Belle Wilson and Michael Henry Herbert, who is at present Lord Sackville West’s temporary successor in charge of the British legation at Washington, were married at noon to day. About 1,000 invitations bad been issued, and there was a brilliant gathering of their friends at St. Bartholomew’s cuurch. THE HAYTIEN REPUBLIC. The Report of the United States Minis ter Received at Washington. Washington, Nov. 27.—The Secretary of State has received a report from the United States minister to Hayti in regard to the case of the American steamer Hay ten Republic, seized at Port-au-Prince while attempting to force the blockade. It is accompanied by a mass of documents including copies of all the correspondence that has passed between the minister and Haytien government in regard to the case, copies of the testimony before the prize court; of the opinion and decision of the court, the proclamation of the Haytien government, the declaration of the master of tbo seized vessel, etc. In spoaking of the matter this afternoon. Assistant Secretary Rives said that os all the correspondence will probably be laid before congress, it had been deemed best not to allow its publi cation before that is done. Boulanger's Election. Paris, Nov. 27.—1n the chamber of dep uties to-day Gen. Boulanger’s election from the department of tne Nord was declared valid. Gen. Boulanger resigns his seat in the Chamber of Deputies to which he was el >cted by constituencies in Somme and Charente. Czar to Visit Kaiser. Vienna, Nov. 27.—The Political Corres pondence says it believes that tbe czar will go to Berlin at the end of June next, and that he will go thence to Denmark, wnere he will spend the summer. It is certain t hat he will take the sea route, and will bo accompanied by the Czarina. John Bright Better. London, Nov. 27.—John Bright is better to-day. GROWING WORSE. London, Nov. 27, 10 i*. m.—Mr. Bright grown hourly worse. London's New Chief ol Police. London, Nov. 27.—Tho queen has con firmed the appointment of Mr. Monroe, assistant police commissioner, to succeed Sir Charles Warren as ohief of the metro politan police. DEMOCRATIC HONESTY. A Republican Candtdata Given the Benefit of a Doubt. New Orleans, Nov. 27.—Tbe Picayune's Baton Rouge special says: “The board of canvassers, consisting of the governor, sec retary of stato and attorney general, met bore this afternoon to compile the votes cast at the recent election for congro-smen. Credentials were issued to all those elected including H. Dudley Coleman, rep., in the Second district. The only difficulty encountered in the cauvass grew out of the returns from the Second district whore the vote for congressman was variously re turned for H. D. Coleman, 11. Dudley Cole man and Hamilton D. Coleman, Ben C. Elliott, Bonjamiu C. Elliott and B. C. Elliott. A NICK POINT. “The returns showed that if each of these names re pi esen ted a distinct individual. B. C. "Elliott, dem., was elerted by a majority exceeding 1,000 votes, but that if all the Coleman voles were added, ami if all the Elliott votes were brought together, Coleman had n majority of 174. The board carefully examined the law on the subject, and arrived at tne unanimous conclusion that Coleman’s name, being written correctly in all its styles., was a sufficient indi atio.i of the individual for whom the vote is desired to be cast. The certificate was theref jre made out in bis favor. HARRISON NON-COMMITTAL. Another Attempt to Learn Ills South ern Policy Falla. Grf.enville, Nov. 27. —The Greenville Daily News to-day prints a letter recently received by its editor from Gen. Harrison, and published by his permission. It was written in reply to a letter urging that southern commercial interests would be relieved from the obstruction caused by doubts and fears regarding the southern policy of the coming administration if Gen. Harrison would make some general assurances of his purpose to follow a con servative course toward the south, and is as follows: Indianapolis, Ind.. Nov. 14, 1888. A. B. Williams, Esq., Greenville, S. ( My Beau Sib—Your letter of Nov. 10 has been received. 1 am not ready to make any public utterances upon any public question, livery day 1 am solicited by special correspondents of the press to speak upon this subject or that, but I have in variably declined, and to your appeal for some expression upon the question that interests you, 1 must for the present make the same answer. 1 understand that you have yourself been sat s fled with the expressions made in public utter ance to visiting delegations during tee cam paign. When the surprise and disappointment which some of your people have felt over the re sult has passed away and they give some calm thought to the situation, I think they will he as much surprised as I am that they should. In thought or speech, impute to me unfriendliness toward the south. The policies in legislation advised hy the Republican party. I believe, are wholesome for the whole country, and if those, who, in their hearts, believe with us upon these quesiiens would act with t>, soma other ques tions that give you local concern would settle themselves. Very truly yours, lixN.iAMiN Harrison. INDIANA'S VOTE CANVASSb'd. Tbe Republican Plurality Only 2,348- How Hovey Ran. Indianapolis, Nov. 27. —The official can vass of the presidential vote of Indiana was completed to-night. The total vote for the highest elector of the four tickets is 536,949, as follows: Highest republican elector... 203,301 Highest democratic elector 261,013 Highest prohibition elector 9.881 Highest labor elector... .. 2.694 Republican plurality 2,348 Gen. Hovey’s plurality for governor was 2,200. The total vote for governor was only 139 less than for president. The plurality of the lowest republican elector over the lowest democratic elector is 2,434. The electors on each ticket do not vary over forty votes in their totals. MCPHERSON'S CLAIMS. He Modifies the First Reports of His Boasting. Washington, Nov. 27.—Edward Mc- Pherson has returned to his headquarters at t’ue Republican National League. He still insists that tbe republicans will bave twenty-five majority in the next House, but he claims that ho was misrepresented since. He never said positively that they would have that majority at the first, but only that they would have it ultimately when the got all the doubtful districts to which they were justly entitled. He thinks that the majority of the republicans, on the face of the certificates, will be nine or ten. He says the democratic claims of a majority are a mere bluff. BATES’ SEAT IN OONGRFS3. The Governor and Secretary of State Disagree over the Vote. Nashville, Nov. 27. —The state board of canvassers, to whom all returns are certi fied, to-day failed to agree upon tbo test for a certificate to Col. Gress from the third district. Gov. Taylor indorses the claim to the seat of H. C. Evans, rep. Secretary of State Allisen, the other member of the board declares that Bates, dem., was legally elected. Whether a certificate can bo issued to either Bates or Evans with the board thus equally divided has not been decided, and will not be determined until further consideration, which has been de ferred till next Monday. Hayea to Re via It Washington. Washinotqn, Nov. 27.—Ex-President Hayes has never been in Washington since he left tbe white house. It is now an nounced that he will be bore with bis wife and bis daughter, Miss Fanny, to witness tho inauguration of Uon. Harrison. They will be the guests of Senator Sherman, SUICIDE WITH A PISTOL A Young Man Blows Out Hie Brains In a Hardware Storo. Raleigh, N. C., Nov. 27.—A son of Capt. J. J. Thomas, a prominent citizen of Raleigh, walked into a hardware store to day, bought a pistol, had it loaded, and bo fore he could do prevented ral-od it to his hoad and fired, killing himself instantly. Tbe young man was about 25 yeat s old. It is supposed that his mind was affected. Postal Changes. Washington, Nov. 27.—A postofflee has been established at Pennington, Lake county, Florida, with Thomas D. Penning ton as postmaster. The following postoffice* have been dis continued; In Florida, Porter,Washington county: in South Carolina, McKenna, Orangeburg county. The following p"*tmasters have been ap pointed for Georgia: George F. UogweU at Chestato; Alexander L. Gillespie, at Cald well. Hanlan No Match for Beach. Sydney , N. 8. W., Nov. 27. — Beach and Haulan rowed a race on tbe Paiamatta river to-day for £SOO a side. Beach won. COLQUITT STANDS FIRM. TARIFF REFORM DESERTERS PUT DOWN AS TRAITORS. The Protective System Declared a Foul Monster Gnawing at the Vitals of the Nation’s Prosperity- Railroad Consolidation Before the Senate New Bills in tho House. Atlanta, Ga,, Nov. 27. —In the legisla ture at 12 o'clock to-day, business was sus pended for the purpose of listening to a short address from Senator-elect Alfred H. Colquitt. Tho senator came in. aud was presented by Spij iker Clay. He was re ceived with applause, and during his ad dress said: M.v object in coming before you to-dav is not to deliver au address. My only purpose is to express in a few words my honest nnd sincere thanks. I should lie devoid of all sensibility and just feeling if 1 did not make known to you how deeply 1 am affected by tbe testimonial you have given me of your esteem and court deuce. You have renewed tbe trust which you put into my hands a few years ago. It impe-s -s upon me nmv obligai lons. It increases my de votlon to the people before whom I have walked and whom 1 have loved from ray childhood. It strengthens my purpose amidst evil days and evil Tongues, ami through all the v eissit ides of political fortune, whether of victory or defeat, to maintain their rights and defend their honor. NOT A BED OF ROSES. Many of you know that public life is rot free from struggles and irritations, and that some times you will meet with rancor nnd bittern -ss where you least expected, iam not a stranger to such experience. On the other hand, there are rich rewards and consolations which cheer and gratify the heart, and this rewardano tins consolation you have given me in an almost tin divided vote, expressive of your oonfidei.ee and approval. That there should be a anggest ion t f > pposi tiou is not surprising. I have been no neutral in politics. 1 have not been evasive and non committal J have not spoken in barren gener alities, nor in vague terms, but freely. Inde pendently, emphatically have I declared my views. A FOtTt. MONSTER. Especially in the last twelve mouths have 1 .spoken in unmistakable terms of that foul and unnatural monster which, under tlie name of protect.on, invades eve y community to plun der nud destroy. We have read of tlie got Its and vandals and tlioir ravages upon tbe splendid monuments of Homan genius and the proud trophies of Roman valor, lint these do not sur pass m enormity (hat legislative warfare that is carried on against our trade, our commerce and our industry. To be sure, we ilo not see the arm of violence. Our fields are not overrun by foreign soldiery; our towns are not consumed by fire; our ship.*, freighted with tbe products of tin* laborious husbandman, are not plundered by Algerian tarates. but the work of destruction is not less certainly accomplished by tbe "invisible minis try of tho law," which goes forth line tho genius of famine and pestilenee. MONOPOLY'S MAP,ED HAND. Tho power of monopoly is felt everywhere. It has its paid agents, its conspirators and its subsidized press. By appeals to ambitions of soma, and to tbe avarice of others, it has com bined a confederated strength that threaten, tlie overthrow of till popular rights and lute: • sts. Hy concession, by conciliation, 1 tingbl have appeased this unsatiated power, hut I pre ferred to run the hazard of becoming- its victim, rattier than an instrument of its oppression. It has been whispered iti this hall that stac" the detent of tlie democratic candidate for the presidency we should abandon our principles, repudiate the declaration of our stale oonven tion and county meetings mid of the (0,000 democratic majority of the state. 1 am proud to know that the general assembly of Georgia has not been s ditced into a betrayal of her professed principles. Tho resolutions of the talented member from Bibb, unanimously adopted by this body, gives assurance that you stand steadfast and immovable. TRIMMER OR TRAITOR. Onlv a trimmer or a traitor would abandon tho effort to reduce tho burden of taxation be cause of our defeat. We will not desert our post because it is difficult to hold. We will not Hy to the rear in tho presence of danger. Is our fidelity to the cause to last only so long as we can rejoice in it* triumph? Are our convic tions so faint and heartless that they will be abandoned because of temporary defeat? URGED TO STAND FIRM. The senator appealed to tho members to stand firm in their principle* and then said While we have met for the purpose I allude I to, shall we not use the occasion for a higher, nobler purpose, and pledge our mutual faith to hold to the last all tlie principles we have pro fessed, and that, whoever may prove recreant, we will not abandon our leaders, nor desert tbe cause handed down by our fathers to the keep ing and preservation of the Democratic party. For one, I don’t mean to desert them. Whether at home or in public councils my voice will be heard in their vindication, aud tny best, efforts will be used to save the people from unneces sary burdens and oppressive taxation. In tbe Senate. Atlanta, G a., Nov. 27. — 1n the Senate to-day tho committee on rules, to which was referred the House resolution for the appointment of a joint committee to in quire into tlie allocod lease of the Georgia Central by the Richmond and Danville Terminal Company, and to investigate whether such lease is in contravention in let ter or spirit of the constitution of this stale, with power to send for persons and papers, and if said lease should bo found violative of the constitution of the state to report what act’on is necessary to annul saitl lease, reported the res dution back by substitute. Tho substitute adds to tbe resolution tho alleged lease of the East Tennessee, Vir ginia and Georgia Railroad Company by tbe Richmond Terminal corporation, to bo included in tne proposed investigation. The substitute was adopted, and the action of the Senate communicated to tlie House. TO CHANGE A NAME. Under a suspension of tbe rules Mr. Hall introduced a bill to ebango tho namo of tlie Georgia Security Investment Company to tho Georgia Trust and Banking Company. Mr. Sanford introduced a bill to declare all escapes from the penitentiary tbo result of negligence and to authorize tho governor in such cases to proceed at once to collect the damages now fixed by law. A message from tlie governor was road communicating the ri quest of the capitol commission for an extension of tho time for completing tho new capitol to April 1 next, which the governor recommended be granted. Also submitting tho report of the committee estimating the oostof furnishing tlie new capitol, and recommending the appropriation required by tho report. ON THIRD READING. Bill* on third reading wore acted on as follows: To provide for passing titles by deed givon as security for debt, evon though tbei e be usury in the transaction. Passed. To provide for the disposition of suits for equitable right* at the first term of court by consent of tbe parties. Passed. To authorize building and loan associa tions to lend money to person* not members or shareholders. The hill was amended on motion of Mr. Hall by adding “or other like associations,’’ attd passed. To ornvide for the refunding of the excess over $250 paid the county commissioners of Fulton county for liquor licenses for tho years 1887 and 1888. Passed. To pravido for jurisdiction in suits againft persons or corporations engaged in the busi ness of saw-milling where tramways are used which run into counties other thau that of tbe residence of the corporation. Pasted. A bill was introduced bv Mr. Mattox of Clinch to amend section 4083 of the Code so as to allow defenses to beset up under bonds of indemnity In distress warrant cases. In executive tesaion tbe Senate confirmed tbe appointment of VV. F. Eve as judge of the city court of Richmond county and 11. C. Cohen as solicitor of tho court. In the House. In tho houso to-day a number of new bills were introduced. Among them were the following: By Mr. Atkinson of Coweta —To ntnond the act creating an agricultural department so ns to elect the commissioner bj r tho people in the same manner as other state house officers are elected, and allowing saitl com missioner one assistant, the term ot office aud confirmation to be the same as at present. By Mr. Mclntyre—To incorporate the Tltomasviile Exchange anti Banking Com pany. By Mr. Morgan of Pulaski—A resolution authorizing tho governor to appoint a state board of health consisting of ten physicians, who shall have full control in all matters when quarantine is to be instituted against yellow fever or other diseases of a like character; the members of this board to be paid per diem and mileage when holding ses ions. By Mr. Howell, to fix tho salury of the treasurer of Fulton county at $2,500 per annum. Mr. O’Neill’s bill providing for an in crease in tho number of tbe aldermen for the city of Atlanta, front five to six, was r ad the third time and passed. Tobacco and Whisky. The committee on the stato of the repub lic will, in nil probability, report favorably upon tho re-olutiou requesting Georgia’s representatives in congress to urge the repeal of the tax on tobncoo aud whisky. A majority of the committoo at e inclined this way and have signified a willingness to sign the report, as indicated in tho coin mittee on appropriations. An effort is being made to insert an item of $25,000 for tho maintenance of a school of technology. There is some opposition to this measure, and it is likely that njoro w ill develop when the matter is brought before the House. A BIG SPLIT IN THE G. A. R. Tbe Democratic Members to Form a New National Organization. Chicago, Nov. 27.—A special dispatch from Indianapolis says: “About 1,200 dem ocratic veterans, members of G. A. R. posts sen'terod over the state, held in the capitol building last night a secret meeting, at which it was resolved that every demo cratic member of tho G. A. R. should aban don tho order, and all present pledged themselves to withdraw from their posts. Adjt. Gan. Knontz presided. A namo and constitution for tho new order proposed by the democratic veterans were adopted. nature gf the new order. “The new order is to be charitable and non-pditical in character. Another meet ing will be held to-night, and on Wednesday evening a public mass mooting w ill be held at the city hall, when tho reasons for de serting tho G. A. R. will be given and the principles and object* of tho new order laid before tho public. Adjt,. Gen. Koontz says similar moe nigs will l>o held all over the state within the next week. THE MOVEMENT NATIONAL. “Gen. Koontz said last evening that le had letters from men in eight states indi cating that tho movomeut is national. Among tli letters received was one from J. A. Workman, secretary of thedoinocratic societies of Pennsylvania, promising that every democrat in Pennsylvania will leave the G. A. R. The president of the societies who ran against Gen. Beaver for governor, is at the head of the movement in Pennsyl vania. ALREADY A POLITICAL ORGANIZATION. Gen. Koontz said that but few Indiana democrats have attended the G. A. R. meet ings since the election because all the posts lime been holding meetings ratifying tho election of Harrison and Hovey. It is pretty generally believed that Congressman Matson is at tlie brad of tho movement, but so far be hns made no public statement. It is known that be feels very sore because the O. A. R., as an organization, worked against him, arid bis friends here say that lie will follow the example of Gen. Palmer of Illinois. CIVIL SERVICE RULES. A Probability That Tboy Will Be Ex tended to the Printing Office. Washington, Nov. 27.—1 tis probable that before March 4 all tbo government clerks iti Washington will be within tbe civil service rules. Tbe onlv government employes in Washington now outside tbe civil service rules (since tho bureau of engraving and printing has been taken ini are those in the government printing office. There are 2,000 places in tbo govern ment printing office. Probably 500 of them could be brought witin tbe classified service. It might be impractic able to bring the compositors and press men within the rules of appointment after examination, but all the clerical employe! ought to tie included in the classified serv ice. The President is likely to extend tho rules on tho recommeudntion of tho civil service commission so as to take them in. COMMISSIONER OBERLY’S PLACE. It is considered probable that John H. Oberly, now commissioner of Indian af fairs, will be appointed to succeed himself asmemlierof the civil sorvice commission before March 4. Commissioner Oberly, by Common consout of all who are interested in the Indians, makes an admirable com missioner of Indian affairs, but tbe patron uge of the office is so largo and tlie contracts are so uumerous that already a number of republican candidates are pressing for it, and President Harrison will have to appoint one of them very early in bis administra tion if lie yields to party pressure at all Thoro is not 1 lie same demand for a place on the civil service commission, nnd as Commissioner Oberly made an equally ad mirable civil service commissioner the President will probably put bim back again. RALEIGH’S BANK RASCALS. A Writ of Error Granted by the United States supreme Court. Washington, Nor. 27. Associate Justice Harlan, of the supreme court of the United States, has granted a writ ot error to the supremo court of North Carolina, in the case of President Cross and Cashier White of the State National Bnnk of Raleigh, N. C., anti fixed the u|ersedea bottd at SI,(XX). The Itank officials named above were tried in the stato court for forgery, and the counsel for the defendants main tained that the federal court alone has jurisdiction in tha case, and that tbo vordict in the court below was forced in violation of tlie fourteenth amendment of tho com l tution. SIO,OOO for Grant University. New York, Nov. 27.—Rev. J. Henry Srnythe, I). D., LL. 1)., of Philadelphia, has given SIO,OOO to the Grant Memorial university of Athens, Tenn., to aid in edu cating ten young men for the southern ministry. Vacancies In the Army. Washington, Nov. 27. —Secretary Endi cott said to-day that the staff and other va nancies In the army will not be filled until after tbo moating of congress. I DAILY, $lO A TEAK I < 5 CENTS A COPT. V I WEEKLY,SI.3S A YEAR > INMAN AND HIS TARTY. THE GENTLEMAN PLEASED WITH AUGUSTA’S EXPOSITION. A Drive Over tbe City—Lunch on the Grounds Inspecting the Exhibits— At the Races—Tho Party Starts for Savannah -Invitations to Visit Other Cities. Augusta, Ga., Nov. 27.—T0-day wav a flno day at the exposition. President John H. Inman and the Terminal directors and other railroad officials were present as guests. The party entertained consisted of* President Inman of the Richmond Terminal Company; Charles S. Smith, president of the New York Chamber of Commerce; J. I). Grannis, president of the Georgia Mid lnnd and a director of the East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia railroad; John C, Calhoun, a director in the Terminal Com pany and the Georgia Central railroad; M, J. O’Brien, general superintendent of the Southern Express Company; J. H. Hall, president of tbo Georgia coutpauy; J. H. Parker, president of the New York Cotton Exchange; A. C. Haskell, president of the Charleston, Columbia and Augusta rail road; E. P. Alexander, president of the Georgia Central; Patrick Calhoun, a direc tor of tho Terminal ami Georgia Central railroad, and M. J. Verdery, a newspaper correspondent. DRIVEN OVER THE CITY. The party were driven over the city to-day to the cotton exchange, cotton ware houses, i iver, sandhills, United States arse nal and the exposition. Lunch was served in tho exposition din. ing hall, after which the party inspected the exhibits ami attended the races. Presi dent Inman and the entire putty ex pressed themselves as not only pleased with tbe trip, but delighted and surprised at the magnitude of the ex position and the excellence of the exhibits. They declare that tbe exposition wouid reflect credit upon any city, and that no city of like size has ever accomplished sucl a grand work. OFF FOR SAVANNAH. Tho Terminal party left to-night on a special train for Savannah, whence tney will go to Macon Columbus aud Atlanta. Invitations wero received to-day by the party from the cities of Atlanta and Charleston, and a delegation from Colum bus waited ott tho Terminal party in person. In reply to the mayor of Charleston. Presi dent Inntau said: “Our purpose is to con tribute in every possible way in our power to the development of the south. A CABINET MEETING. President Cleveland’s Coming Mes sage Considered. Washington, Nov. 27.—President Cleve land came into the city this morning from Oak view, and ail the members of the cabi net joined him at the white house about noon. They were in conference for two hours. It is understood that the President'* message to congress was tho principal topia considered. the annual message. The President’s message, which will be a review of his administration, touching on till governmental topics, bub placing tariff reform first, will not Ijo finished until Sun day morning and will probably not be put in type until Sunday night. The President is now about half way through. Secretary Fairchild to-day completed his report in which tariff reform takes the first place. Secretary Vilas finished his report review ing the admirable administration of the in terior department. The other cabint t officers are locked up at homo hard at work daily on their reports, which wifi all be ready by Saturday. ’They have all furnished abstracts to the President for use in preparing his message. OYSTER PIRATES. The Governor Contemplates the Usa of Cannon. Baltimore, Nov. 27.—Gov. Jackson, in an interview to-day, said that tne situation in tho oyster rebellion which confront* that state authorities is this: “There are 800 oy-ter vessels, whose crews, aggregating about 5,000 armed men, are banded together to dredge on certain grounds and to drive off any state force sent against: them. To oppose them tbe £tate has fourteen vessels manned by about 10® men. We have reached the stage where this force cannot cope with tho marauders, and I shall adopt heioic measures for the enforcement of tho law. I have every mi son to believe that the Secretary of War at Washington will grant us the use of five, six or eight pound cannons, which will be placed on tlie state steamers, and at spots on shoro to be selected hereafter.’’ The governor said that ns no Maryland legislature will make an appropriation large enough to enable tha stato fleet to successfully keep the from tho forbidden grounds, the only remedy left is to ropoal the law and forbid dredging altogether. LEPROSY AMONG INDIANS. Chinese Bring the Terrible Malady, Into British Columbia. Chicago, Nov. 27. —A special to tha Times, from Ottawa. Ont., says: “Word has been recoivod that Chiueae lepers in British Columbia have communicated their terrible malady to tbe Indians, who in that province numiwr 50,000. Senator Mclnnes, M. 1)., from British Columbia, states that: out of tbe total Indian population of the provlnco, which he placed at 40,000, ha believes there will not be 6,000 living in a quarter of a century as a result of leprosy. The Columbia authorities have for several years boon officially inforiuod of the preseneq of Chinese lepers, but took littloor no aotinii against thorn, fearing that agitation of tha subject would turn away the tide of innnW giation coming from Europe. Judge J. V. Wright Reappointed. Washington, Nov. 27.—Judge John V", Wright of Tennessee, who some month* ago resigned iheollioo of law clerk of tbe general land office to accept an appoint ment oil the Sioux commission, ha* been re, appointed to his old position in the fm ertl land office. An Officer Killed on HU Beat. Detroit, Nov. 27.—Policeman Albert W, Thayer was shot and instantly killod las* night near the corner of Fort and Lafferty streets. The only clue to the murderer is sachel found near the scene of the tragedy containing a complete set of burg Lora’ tools, A Drummer s Joke. Cincinnati. 0., Nov. 27.—The invoatig*. tion made hero proves that Col. J. C. Moore, the supposed bearer of hostile dispatches from Judge Rucker to Senator Blackburn, aud who is at the Palace hotel, in this city, was none other than a Chicago drummor. Purchase of 4Ha. Washington, Nov. 27.—The bond offer, ings to-day aggregated $1,437,500. The Secretary acoepted $305,500 4},V at lift,'