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J H. BBTIUU Rrmlrtom
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9f|i oid Min# TalKed lo
WHERE SENATOR STANDS.
Left His Party on the Issue ot
WAS GREETED WITH HISSES
They Were Turned to Applause
When Bryan Spo'<e.
I rnnrd t her red AA Hen Hr* an Frill
.'!•> <1 Them tar lllsalna Urlllni
fnn Deitinerallr Prl|r Glad of thr
trquialllnn at thr Maryland Sena
tor—4'al. Ilryan Amatml Ihr
t harar With Hrfrrrarr to Ilia Al-
Irgril "Aalunblr" Oat t rp—
(ilna a Warm Reception Every
where Hr Spoke.
< umberland. Md.. Sept. 4.—Thr opening
of :hr Democratic campaign for the state*
<4 Maryland and West Virginia, at this
; „ r to-night, wa* rendered memorable
1., thr appearance on thr same platform
thr Itemocratlo national standard brar
, Hon. William J. Bryan, and l’nitr.l
* lies Benator George L. Wellington, who
via elected a* a Republican.
Both there distinguished gentlemen were
in good voter, and both spoke with their
ustomed force. Senator Wellington'*
-,..ech marked hi* format renunciation of
t>> party tie* on account of the burner
ci -wing out of the war with Spain. He
end for thl* reason, prepared hi* speech
tvth care, and he read It from typewrit
Mr. Bryan spoke without note*, and he
0 cared at the meeting almost imme
diately after the arrival of hi* epecitl
int . The Journey of the presidential
( iul.ide aero** the state was not dc
v I t labor for him. for while he left
i itn only once on the Journey, he
tn.td' a number of brief addresses from
tic r. >r platform ot tbe hindmost car.
A' Kenwood Immediately after croaslng
t Ohio river, about noon. Mr. Bryan
feund Mr. MeOraw and Col. L. Victor
Haughman, the personal representative
-t nator Gorman. National CommlUee
ni.it: for thl* stale.
B> ginning at Kenwood, Mr. Bryatj spoke
in succession at Cameron, Mannington,
! airman!, Grafton. Deer Park and Pled
n ett! He also made very brief remark*
at a few oilier place*. At each place there
were good stxed crowd* and the candidate
w , cordially greeted. The aperches of
t lay manifested a somewhat greater
t- n lency to discuss economic Question#
than had been shown on former occa
Col, Bryan'# flat ( rap.
During the day Mr. Bryan’* attention
r e ' til'd to an extract from a New York
I'-i'chilcon newspaper saying that Mr.
it an had made more money out of the
'■it top raised on hi* Lincoln farm the
l ent season than the entire farm had
' him. putting the result at 81.4>*> on
l.' l acre* of land Commenting upon this
i .lament Mr Kr>an said:
The entire farm contains only thirty
res ond cost me nearly 14.000. although
the land I* not worth that much to-day
Instead of having 13(1 acres of oat*. 1 had
only live acre* In oat* and the oats have
no: yet been threshed. They will hardly
■ id forty bushels to the acre. Gat*, tn
■ "1 of being 30 cent * a bushel In Ne
-k.t are worth 21 cents In Chicago.
Mv out crop will not bring me over 34".
The five acre* upon which the oat* were
t"lsed coet me a little over lino an acre,
i that the gross income this year will
1 less than * per cent, on the original
'i'*sment. After taking out the cost
■ t seed, cultivation, borvesilng and
threshing the Income will be reduced to
!► than & per cent. The Republican pa
!' r use my firm to Illustrate the proa
l-roue condition of the farmer. If my
■ xperlence I* a fair Illustration of wha
going on In the country. It I* *"•
•r-inge that the Republican party Is
* *lng vote* among the agricultural
* 1 *s*. The Repttldloan# point to the far
rier when hi* crop Is good, but make
i > mention of the fnct tha* when his
' top fall* he not only lose* hi* Income,
but lone* the money put Into the crop "
A i Fairmont Mr. Bryan eloeed a* fal
The Republican policy mrains that we
shall have a form of republic here and a
1" lice of elespnttsm lr the Orient. In
1 • ibe Republicans said every dollar mini
■la mot as every other doller. ond we
’ l ' that every cllixen shall be as good as
' •;y other cltlxen. and that the some
> ■ c l bin lon shall ptolecl them all”
Left the Train nt Deer Park.
At Derr Park Mr Bryan left the train
h r a visit to Mr. McGrow's country home
f’ib was hi* only departure from the new
> ile laid down for him by Chairman Jones
' ii p.. shill not go ewav from the cor lo
make Incidental speeches. Thl* exception
" < however, a pleasant diversion ond
Partook more of the nature of a social call
in of n polllleal experience. Her# Mr.
on was Introduced to Mr. McGraw's
’ ally and neighbors, acd aficr making
* 'rief speech was Invited lo partake of a
tnpiuou* luncheon. Mr. Bryan was In
' luced in very laudatory language by
• ' ix' 1 mm Tin' b'Sintfii! surround
of Col MrGraw'a home seemed to
' ' I Inspiration for Mr Bryan's re
mirk*. which were few. H# ssld;
I never visit a summer retort and tee
'he refreshing shade and beautiful home*
without thinking how few, eomparattvelq.
the people of this country are able to
, ' ri l n y a summer home. It I* the thought
* hat ta always uppermost In my mind
When I visit the settdtore or the lakeside.
*■ the mountain* In |h* lumrotr tlm?.
§iUwnnui) iHm niitci A'ctoG
and when I think of this I wonder whether
It I* due to natural or to human law# that
so many people arc compelled to toil the
year around and have o little opportuni
ty for reM and recreation. 1 heHeve It
Is partly due to humnn laws and not en
tirely to the laws of God, I believe that
our government Is not administered as
nearly as it should be for the protection
of the right# of all and for the ad
vancement of ihe Interest# of
all. And when we protest
against legislation which has for It* re
sult the spreading of tge arm# of society
further and further apart, we are usual
ly denounced as disturber* of the peace
and stirrer* up of dlscdnient and some
times characterised as anarchist*. But
those who bring this accusation against
u* err either Ignorantly or wilfully. There
Is nothing in the principles of the party
to which I belong that would lead a man
lo do aught to injure the property of any
man or to put an obstacle In the way of
the honest accumulation of wealth. All
that we seek Is to enable the man who
accumulates the wealth to enjoy It. and
protect him from the man who wishes to
enjoy It, but does nol earn It. Would It
make the real of those who can. h-a#
sweet to know that more are able to rest,
I believe It would Increase the enjoyment
of those who now enjoy a rest to know
that their enjoyment was not shared by
so few. and that every year Increase* the
number of those who might partake In
be summer time of the recreation and
recuperation neceeeary for the active per
formance of the dudes of life.”
The atop at l tear Park consumed about
an hour and a half
Senator At elllnatnu'e stand.
At ' 'umlvrl.md the principal meeting
was held at the Academy of Mustc, be
ginning at * o'clock. Mr Bryau entered
the hall a few minutes before that hour
and was received with a volume of ap
plause. which fairly shook the building
The hall wa* crowded to Its dome, and
the meeting was a very enthuslosilc one
throughout. Hon Frederick Williams pre*.
Senator Wellington mode the first
speech of the evening He was listened to
with Interest, and was frequently ap
plauded. although at times there were
very pronounced hisses. The Maryland
Senator lost no time In declaring hi* op
position to the present administration and
his determination to support Air Brynn.
He had taken this position, he said, be
cause of hi* views upon the Spanish war
nnd It* .'onsequences, and because of his
opposition to Imperialism He said In
"A# the governmental policy of Presi
dent McKinley was developed, 1 wa* com
piled to differ from it at several point*,
and gave evidence of my disagreement in
the speeches delivered by me during the
past three years upon the floor of the
Senate, touching the Spanleh-American
war. the Philippine Islands, Porto Rico
and the South African affairs. Fpon the
principles (herein advanced. 1 stand to
day. I gave friendly warning lo the Re
publican party the*. If they became re
sponsible for certain policies. 1 would not
follow Therefore, the party having be
come so responsible. 1 am compelled to
refuse submission to Its behest* and to
range mvaelf against It for conpeletwe
Cannot Forswear Convictions.
•i cannot see my way clear to Inveigh
against imperialism, against the uncon
stitutionally of the Porto Rican tariff
bill, the unrighteousness at attempting to
enslave the Inhabitant* of the Philippine
Island* and the dishonor of breaking our
pledge lo Cuba, and then hecaune of the
mandate of a sinister Influence which
dominates the President. forswear my con
victions, set at naught my declaration* and
do as did (tenaior Hour and other*, appeal
to thr |>a*i and Ihe future The past Is
dead. 1 cannot change It. The future I*
not In my keeping ami It Is not In tny
power to fashion it. Therefore. 1 am here
tn-ntghi to reiterate the conviction* I
voiced In the Renate. and record my op
position to the principle* of President Mc-
Kinley. as evidenced In hi* foreign pol
icy, and with all the vehemence of a pos
itive nature protest against the violation
of the principles upon which our govern
ment la founded, against the desecrailoo
of the constitution and the reversal of
the policy which has given tie a century
and a quarter of national life, such c*
the history of man hagi not recorded In
any ago or clime.
"J am here to-ntght to declare my un
alterable antagonism to the policy of Im
perialism end my opposition to the rep
tesentatlw of that vlctous principle II
is an occasion of more than ordinary Im
portance for any man to antagonise the
political party which he ha* served for a
quarter of a century. I have, however,
determined to do that which I believe for
Ihe best Interest of my country and In
the performance of that duty 1 find It
necessary not only to oppose the re-elec-
Uon of President McKinley, but to em
phasize that position by supporting his
antagonist who In thl* election stand* for
free government according to She coast!
Continuing, he said that ihe nation wa*
at the parting of the ways, and he be
lieve! the present tendency of the Re
publican party was full of Inevitable dan
ger* and disasters.
Intermitted by lll*e*.
Senator Wellington did not believe there
was any danger of material changes In
the tariff and financial law* In caae of
Mr. Bryan's election.
"In Ihe last CongTesa," he said, “the
money measure became a law And there
I* not at Issue In thl* campaign any di
rer* legislation tifwn Ihe money question,
for there is no possibility that there
should be within the next four years,
after Mr. Bryan's election, unified ma
jorities in both house* of Congress.”
Hhfltpoyt -tfifflffl shrdlu etnfwyp vbgk
At the mention of the probability of Mr
Bryan's election the biases, which had
for a time b-en growing In volume, became
fern ’km*. Tne Senator stopped short In
hltFspeech and said:
"Did you ever heir that there were
three things that hiss, now and then The
first Is a serpent, the second l a goose,
and the third I* a fool ”
This sallv brought out a roar of ap
plause. which was followed by a still
larger volume O fhlsse- Thee, soon sub
sided however, and afterwards the Intr
roption*' were tfK '* ~m' '<<>>er so fre
quent nor so pronounced
Continuing. Mr. Wellington referred to
Admiral Dewey * bloodless victory.” and
"The policy of equivocation upon Ihe
part of mu administration began at an
outpost skirmish for which m> respon
sible party has yet been found, and which
made the pr<texl for n tierce, cruel *nd
relentless war II has lasted two cam
paign*. It has cost us many precious live*
and nearly five hundred million* of mon
ey of the gold standard by thl* time Yet
what have we ac. ompllshed? At the end
of the first campaign the Filipino* were
within five mile* of Manila Since that
time we are regaled frequently by reporta
that 'he war I* almost over. But the oth
er day an American garrison surrendered
to the Filipinos, and I doubt whether our
llnr* have been much advanced beyond
the five miles for a year.”
The President's Assaraaee.
Referring to hi* position upon the Parts
treaty Mr Wellington said he had voted
tor it because he wanted to bring the war
to a technical, as well as to a real, close
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SAVANNAH, GA., WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, WM>.
I fit'AL RF.l’t RLH AN MAJORITY Aw
Cl T DOWN.
DEMOCRATS MADE GAINS.
W ARM FIGHT CARRIED ON BY BOTH
Hrpnhltran l ate Shon e a l.oee nf it"
Per t eat.. W hile the Demaeratle
Gaia Was About I. il Per Cent.—Re
publican l.oee In tUO (litre sail
Tootle |e About .l.tMMt— However.
They Fleeted Their Entire Tlrkel
Front liovertyar Hawn.
White River Junction, Vt,. Sept. 4.—ln
the state election he4d*ln Vermont to-day,
the Republican* elected tho following
Governor—William Rtb-kney of Ludlow.
Lieutenant Governor—Martin F. Allen
Treasurer—John L. Bacon of Hartford
Secretary of State—Fred A. Howland
Auditor—Orrln M Barber of Arlington
Member* of I’ongreas—Flrst District.
David J. Foseer of Burlington; Scrotal
District, Ktttredgc Harkins of Brattle
The Republicans, a* usual, will control
the general assembly, having elected the
thirty senators and the usual large ma
jority of representatives.
Of the thirty state senators elected the
supporters of ex-Gov. Dillingham cllam
that nineteen will support him for Fnlted
States senator, although hi* opponents do
not concede that he will have over oeie
haif of the total number Many conserva
tive Republican* claim that Dillingham
will receive the support of sixteen sena
tor*. while Congressman Grout will re
ceive the support of nine. Hon. Charles
Trouty of Newport three and ex-Senator
The election 10-day ended the most In
teresting anil exciting campaign carried
on by the Republicans and Democrats for
over thirty year*. The fight ha* been con
tlnuou* since the national conventions
went* held and In many of the cttle* and
towns oloelng rallies were held last night,
there being addreesses by men of state
and national reputation.
The work of the two parties during Ihe
past few weeks ha* differed from that
of previous years, the Republican# deal
ing wholly with national Issue*. Every
town In the state has been visited by
speakers, and from Ihe beginning It ha*
been termed an educational campaign.
Vermont Flection Hnlletlas.
The vole of the flr twenty-five town*
gave fttlckney (Rep.) for Oovenor, 5.7*4:
Renter (Dene), 2.283. Compart'd with the
vote for the same office In IS9B there Is a
net Democratic gain of B**.
Return* from fifty town* gave the gub
ernatorial vote as follows: fttlckney
lltep). 11.153; tfetiter (Dtm), 3,2*8. other
Republican loss In these towns. 1.389:
Democratic loss 802.
Returna from one hundred elites and
towns out of 3ki cltlee and towns In the
state gave the vote for Governor a* fol
lows: Stlckney. 24.835; Renter. 8.834; oth
ers. 7M Republican loss In these cities
and town* 2.327. and the Democratic gain
The vote for Governor In I*o cities and
town* out of 248 In the state gives Rtlck
ney (Republican). 36.871: Renter (Demo
crat), 13.883. other*. 1.127. The Repub
lican majority over all le 11.837: Ihe Heptib.
Itcan majority In the same town* In 1898
The Republican vole on the figure*
shows a loss of practically per cent.,
while the Democratic gain t substantially
13 per cent. If the eatne ratio should be
maintained In the remaining towns, the
Republican majority would be about
Most of the cities and larger town* have
so far reported and the outlook la (hat
the Republican majority will not much,
if any, exceed 27.000 for the entire slate.
The vote for congressmen appears to be
running substantially he anm* as that
While River Junction. Vt.. Bep, 4
Ht.ite Issues, of which that of local option
was the most Important, caused a 20 per
cent, decrease In the Republican vote in
to-day's state election, and a large pro
portion of that loss went to the Demo
The Republicans, of course, carried the.
state by an Immenae margin, but It la
likely they fall at least WOO" under the
vote of 1898. though at Ihe same time tt
I* probably ab< ut 5.000 ahead of the guber
natorial vote two year# ago.
I) t V l*‘ MtJOttITY GROWING.
Republicans 4 oared# That It Will
Utile Rock. Ark . Sept. 4.-Return to
night from forty of the *eventy-flve eoun
tla of the state, give Je Davis, tne
Democratic candidate for Governor. 3W
majority over Retnmel. Republican. The
Republican Fader* concede that Davis’
majority will ultimately be 40.4)00.
Thus far Itemmel ha* not carried a sin
gle county, but two are believed to be
reason.,Mv safe for him Democrat!#
leaders to-night claim Davis' majority
will he 58,<W).
AGRKFMKNT IN TENNBRMBR.
F.vaa* and Bronitlnw Faction* (term
to He Getting Together.
Nashville. Tenn , Sept. 4. The Republi
can faction* In Tenures*, will olmoet cer
tainly get together and present a united
front to the Democrat*. Committee* from
each faction met here to-day and It I*
said they have about agreed upon a plan
of compromise The Evans men will with
draw their candidate for Governor, leav
ing John E McCall, the Browniow candi
dal*. a clear field against McMillan. D.
W. Owens, the Evan* candidate for rail
road commissioner, will hr placed on the
ticket with McCall. The Evane men also
wtu be & riven elector* and representation
LEG Til 4% ONE TtMH'NAND.
I I harleatna'a Increased •■npwlatlaa
llnr.ll t Anllcrahle.
Washington. Repl (.—According 10 the
offlctnl figure* given out gt the rensus
office to-day, 4he population of th# city
of Charleston has Increased but eight hun
dred and fifty-two duitng Ihe past ten
AII of the details of Charleston's cen- j
! su* have not yet lieen worked out. and
tke following statement Is all chat ie ob
tainable at present:
City of Charleston 83.887 &4.5 V
figures show for the city, a* a
whole, an Increase of population of *53.
or 1 #. per cent., from IW<> to IR*V
The population In 18*0 was 49.9*4. show
ing an Increase of 4.971. or 9 95 per cent.,
from 18*8 to 1890.
The population by wards In 1900. was a*
Wards—Find. 3.292; Second. 2.459. Third.
3.228; Fourth, 4.882; Fifth, 4.971; Sixth. 4 -
414; Seventh. 4,1*1; Eighth. 5.277; Ninth,
3.119; Tenth. 5.511; Eleventh. *.524. Twelfth.
Director Merrlam states that the wore
of tabulating the returns front most of
the Southern cities Is nearing completion.
Savannah wifi probably be reached dur
ing the present week It Is imposelhle to
get nv statement on the subject, ap
proximating Savannah's Increase, an there
Is an Iron elad rule In the bureau, which
prohibit* any advance information being
Director Merrlam state* that he has not
received a line of protest from Mayor
My era, or anyone else, reflecting on the
accuracy of the census work In Savan
nah He Ie satisfied that the work was
done honestly and faithfully In that city,
a* he believes It was done, nnd he ha*,
endeavored to liave It done, all over tho
I mini State*
HARTFORD'S RIG GAIN.
Increased Over AO Per Cent.—Fort
Washington, Sept. 4.—The census bureau
announces the pop.tlatlon of Hartford
Conn., as 79.M0. a gain of 38.120. or M.R>
I*t cent.; Fort Wayne, 45,115. a train of
9.722, or 29.7 per cent.
Charleston, S. C.. Sept 4 —The whole of
the census here wa* officially announced
to-dny. Charleston's population wa# put
•town at 55.407. an Inciease of less than
1.000 There Is great dissatisfaction and
disappointment ovu the result.
Richmond's Gain Is Small.
Washington. Sept. 4 —The population of
Richmond, Va.. in |3,f160, a gain of 3.882. or
1.5 per cent.
RKPI'UUI IV* OF NEW YORK.
Their Finns for Nominations to Re
t nrrled oat To-day,
Saratoga. N Y-. Rept 4.—The prartleal
work of the HepHihllcan State Convention
was completed to-day with the adoption
of the platform. There only remains the
formal naming of the candidate* and these
have already been agreed upon Former
Gov. Black will formally present the
name of Mr Odell for Governor and Sen
ator Depew will nominate Mr Woodruff
for lieutenant governor
These nominations out of the way. there
will follow the renomlnatlon of the pres
ent ataie "fib er* by reeolution and then
will hesln the ratltlcwtlon of the ticket
nominated In a speech by Gov. Roosevelt
The platform adopted lays girat atress
no the prosperity of the country under
Mr McKinley's administration and de
clare* this to be the ‘‘paramount" Issue
before the people. The effort of the Dem
ocrats to "push Into conspicuous position
an Issue which they describe and stigma
tise by the word lmi>er allsm” I* declared
to he "characteristically dishonest." It
says the cause of human liberty neither
In the Philippines nor elsewhere will look,
for Its champion to a party whose only
hope of obtaining power lies In nullifying
the constitution and suppressing the ne
groes at the polls
AAKHF. POISONED RY ARSENIC.
liar \ let I m la Dead and Several
inhere Arr Aery sick.
Charlotte. N, C., Sept. 4.—At a when*
threshing near Long's store. In Fnlon
county, to-day. Dr. 8. J U>ve, hi* moth
er. brother and sister, and five farm hand*
were poisoned by arsenic, which Is be
lieved to have been placed In the dinner
with murderous Intent. Dr. Ix>ve died
within three hours. All the other victims
were alive at last reports, but very sick.
There Is every Indication that arsenic,
In some state, had ben put tn one of the
dishes served at dinner, but when or by
whom the deadly drug wa* placed In Ihe
food I* a mystery. It was understood
that tbe meal was prepared by several
member* of the family, assisted by some
neighbors who were guests for the day
The neighborhood I* much excited over
HOLLAND FOR CfINGRF.R*.
Named by Alabama llepnhlloau* to
Birmingham. Ala., Rept 4 —Andrew N
Holland of Jacksesi county, wa# io-.lay
nominated for Congress at 4he Convention
ot Republican* of the Kighth District at
Ibe-frliir Mr Holland will oppose Judge
William Richardson, who ws* nominate,j i
hy the Democrat* to fill the unexpire, | j
term caused by the resignation of Gen. |
Joe Wheeler, and who Is a candidate for ;
TO 9TOP RI VING SPOT COTTON.
AN 111 line tbe Fltert of Mapping tbe
Manchester. Cept. 4.—The Federation of
Cotton Spinner*, at a meeting to-day, de
cided to Invite all the L" n ‘' a hlre spin
ners to attend a conference Friday, at
which II will be proposed to discontinue I
buying American spot cotton. Thl* will
have the effece of almost stopping the
mill* until Ihe new cotton 1* marketed,
as the mill Mock* are low.
ARTHI R NEW.ALL CANNOT LIVE.
The .Indications AVer# He NVoald Nof
Last the Nlbt Oat.
Bath, Me., Sept. I. 12:15 a. m.-The phy
glctan# attending Hon. Arthur CFwall
state dun he continue* In grow weaker
The indications are (Hbl he will not live
•ut tbe night.
U IIIKK TO KNOW AHOIT WITH
DRAWING FROM riCKI*.
SAYS FIGHTING IS ALL OVER.
.ANNAAF.H TO HIS At I EH Y Dll Ml IN
Ot H HEFI.A TO tt I SSI A.
No Order Has Hern Srnt tn t hatlrr to
Leave t'ekla, us tbe Iteanlt of Any
Heeent Developments—4 oaditions
tn China Are still Disorderly, and
Ferelgs I. lfr Is I nsafr—Russia's
Mysterious Attitude la AA airbed
AN lib Great Interest. *
Washington. Rept. 4 —A very Intereetlng
dispatch wa* received 10-.lny al Ihe War
Department from Gen. Chaffee. It de
scribes the military situation as eminent
ly wallsfactory. and would have been of
great value but for the omission common
to all of the other official dispatches from
China, namely, the dale line
Jtowever, taking Into consideration that
a cablegram was received by the State
Department to-day dated five days ago
from Mr Conger, the conclusion was
reached that Gen. Chaffee's dispatch nbo
was sent from l’ekln about Aug. 29 or 3a.
Gen. Chaffee asks a very Important ques
tion a* to the withdrawal of the American
troops The answer lo that question. It
la raid, might have been found In the
Stnte Deaprtment'g answer to Ihe Rus
sian evacuation proposition. But that
answer, or rather a synopsis of It. w as not
cabled to Gen. Chaffee until the 30th
ultimo and It Is assumed that, allowing
for ihe same time In transmittal as wua
consume,* by Gen. Chaffee's dispatch re
calved to-day. the synopsis ha# Just reach
When the American answer to the Rus
sian proposal wa* made public M was
stated here that Gen. Chaffee had been
InsTrueted some time before hy telegraph.
Juat what course to pursue In the matter
of retiring from Fekln In the event of
the emergency that afterward arose. This
being *o. to-day's application for Instruc
tion* ought no* be regarded a* an Indi
cation that he had not received the orig
inal Instructions when he srnt hi* mes
No Order to Leave IVbln.
It Is stated that no order ha* been sent
to (Jen. Chaffee to leave I’ekin aa the re
sult of any recent development. In fact
tt would seem that the War Department
I* not able to Instruct him more specific
ally on this point until the derision of
the Power* relative to general evacuation
la known. It wa* stated at the War
Department that our position I* unchang
ed; If Rusala withdraw* her troop* then
Gen. Chaffee will do the *ame. Hut we
will not act unle* there I# a general
agreement or Russia actually does with
draw her troop*.
Meanwhile It Is gathered that condition#
In China are disordered and foreign life
and prop(rty are aim unsafe.
The dispatch received from Minister
Conger wa* gratifying to official* In that
It contained the date of Pekin, Aug J".
as an Integral part of the message, and
thla part In cipher. The text of Ihe
Conger dispatch was not made public, hui
tt was authoritatively stated that It did
not change the situation, and wa* devot
ed somewhat to expression* of opinion.
It wa* authoritatively stated in ihls con
nection that Minister Conger will remain
nth) poet until further order*. tip to
this time he has expressed no with to be
Russia's Mysterious Motives.
In diplomatic quarter* Russia's motives
continue to be a fruitful theme. The the
ory advanced by M. Blown*. In the Lon
don Times, that It was an offset to Franco
for Russia's supposed nomination of Count
WaWlrrsee, Is regarded as purely fan
ciful. A much simpler and more reason
able explanation Is advanced by one of
ihe diplomatic officials, who Isas taken
active part In the negotiations. Me says
that Russia recognises the obvious fact
that It I* to her advantage to nave a
weak neighbor, Instead of hav.
Inga partition of China, winch
would range a number of ihe
power* along*lde of Russia. For thl* rea
son. It Is said. Russia's chief aim I* to
maintain Ihe piesent territorial condi
An official communication received here
through diplomatic channels make* the
rathr surprising statement that LI Hung
Chang I* at present using all hi* efforts
ta have one or more of the Power* dis
sent from Russia's proposition, believing
that a rupture of the alllc* 4111 be of
gr< ater advantage to China than any
agreement even on the favorable basis
put forward by Russia.
Still AAnltlna aa the Power*.
It is stated that up to the present. less
than a majority of the Power* Interested
in the Chin*se questl.n have r(pnnded
to the Russian proposal so far aa our
government Is advised, and our officials
here agree with the general tenor of the
European dl*ptctus this morning In the
conclusion that final action on the pari
of all the Power* may not he had for
several days at least. Everything now de
pends on the action of Russia. Ihe atti
tude of the other Powers bring negative,
and If she does not hasten to carry out
her announced purpose to withdraw the
troop*, the other government* probably
will be content, cherishing the hope that
In the meantime aome kind of Chinese
government can be re-established In Pe
kin. with which the Power* may negoti
ate for a final settlement.
LI Hung Chang's attempt to secure im
prr al wariant fer the Institution of peace
negotiations, through hlmeslf and ihe Chi
nese nßabies referred to In the Euro
pean dispatehra. Is regarded here aa a
step In the rght direction, while on the
other hand some disquiet has been caused
by the report that the internationals In
pektn have been arresting aome of the
.members of tha Tsurtg I# Yamen, who
acre endeavoring to nprn negotiations and
re-establish ihr government There I* no
disposition here to condone the offenses !
of any of the-- Chin sc officials
may have participated In the outrages tn
I'ekln. but It Is questioned whether Ihe
present Is an opportune time lo admin
Tt) MAINTAIN FDHCNBOF fi.4K;tl.
Chaffee Maklaa Preps rattans tn
AYlalrr ta China.
AVashlngbn. Rept. 4 —Tlie following dis
patch was received to-day hy the war
d> partment from Ihn Ohnffce:
"Taku To Adjutant General.
Washing! n. Written report of operation*
up to relief of Iraatlon* will he forward
ed as soon as possible. J'resent condition*
arc that hostilities have practically ceased,
only occasional shot* fired from (Over on
small party repairing telegraph line ami
foraging No considerable body of Chi
nese troops or lioxer* discovered here or
along line of communication. * * * •
"We hear 1,1 Hung Chang has full pow
er hut he Is not here Will fnlted Rtates
keep military foree here until terms of
peace are arranged? Now In China about
s*> effectives. Btxth Cavalry. Light Bat
tery s*. Fifth Artillery, batteries Third
Artillery. Ninth Infantry, Fourteenth In
fantry. i.*i marines. 1 think ample force
for fnlted St.it* s unless political reason
nol apparent to me. demands larger force
Rhail take MU as basis of requirement
for supplies. If troops remain must winter
In tent# and conical wall tent* will be re
quired. one tent ten men Escort wagon*
mentions and will be required Immediately.
Have mules for same shipped No mors
pack trains required, wagon transporta
tion best Water falling in river rapidly,
must soon haul supplh* forty mile# R.it
latled railroad will not be repaired before
river frees#*. Chaffee ”
All the transportation and tentage ask
ed for by Gen. Chaffee has ben anticipat
ed by the department and haa been ship
p'd Much of It I* at Taku and the bal
ance is due there very soon. Preparation#
are going forward here for wintering the
troop* In China
tirPONITION TO AA ITflllH A W Al-
It la latenee Among Foreigner# at
the Treaty Parts.
Copyright. 1900. the Associated Press.
Bhsnghal. kept 4 —Reports received
hete from the treaty ports show that the
npp*ltlnn to the allied forces evacuating
fekln before a final settlement with the
Chinese la arrived at. la universal and
Intense among the foreigner*. The com
mercial and missionary bodies are cabling
protests to their governments The
matte and military officers except the
Russians share this feeling.
Ll Hung Chang, since his understand
ing with Russia, has changed front to
ward* the of the other
Powers and has been Insolent and almost
Insulting tn hi* Interview with them.
IJ Hung Chang ha* recommended the
Dowager Empress to appoint the two
southern viceroys who made the agree
ment with the consuls lo keep order In
their territories, the president at the
Tsung LI Yamen and himself as a com
mission to treat with the Power* Ll
starts for Tien T*ln In a week on a Chi
nese ship convoyed by a Japanese war
Mr. W. W Rockhlll. the fnlted Rtates
special commissioner, started for Pekin
A CHINESE COMMISSION.
Speculation an thr t (imposition nf
Rurh a Rady.
Washington. Rept 4 —lt la reported that
the Chine*# government has issued an
edict appointing Ll Hung Chang. Yung
Lu. Hsu Tung, and Prince chlng as com
missioners lo negotiate peace. No such
edict, however. It can be stated, has been
communicated to the Rials Department
thus far. nor so far as can he learned
have Ihe Chinese authorities here receiv
ed such an edict.
It 1* pro! SI bis, however, that eome such
communication Is In the course of trans
mission. with ihs tss viceroys of Nttti
klng and Woo Chow In place of Yung Lu
and Hsu Ting. The latter belong o the
Pekin regime which has been Identified
against the foreigners, while the other two
viceroy* are regarded as ftlendly to the
THE MI#ION ARIES PROTENT.
They Day the F* nrunlinn of Pekin
Would He Fatal la Them.
New York, fiept. 4 —The Rev. Dr. Dodd,
one of the secretaries of the Method bit
Episcopal Missionary Rociety, r#re*ved Ihs
following cablegram from Shanghai to
day signed “Central China:”
"Protest government against evacuation
of Pekin and lecognltion of Ll Hung
Chong Roth disastrous to missions”
Robert B Bprer of the Presbyterian
Board of Missions received a number of
letter* from Presbyterlao missionaries to
China to-day. One ftom Runnel Cochran,
dated Arlma. Japan. Aug. *, give* an ac
count of tbe decapitation of nine mlaslona.
rles near Hang chow.
THE FEELING AT (SHANGHAI.
There la Great ftppnsltlnn to With
drawal From Pekin.
Copyright. 1990. the Associated Pres*.
Shanghai. Kept. 4.—Dispatches announc
ing that the American government re
fuses to *gree to the withdrawal of the
troop* from Pekin before satisfaction for
the outrage* upon ihe loss of ha subject*
Is given, have been received here and are
applauded by Ihe entire foreign colony
Any other policy, according to the busi
ness mm nnd missionaries with whom the
Associated Press representative ha# talk
ed, would be a vital blow to the prestige
of the foreigners and would weaken their
statu* In China. The local English pa
pers fiercely denounce the propoeals to
evacuate Pekin and say that the Chi
nese would interpret evacuation aa de
feat. The masse* of Chinamen now be
lieve that tbe Chinese arms are victorious.
The Chln. se papers printed In Rhang
hal contain long, circumstantial accounts
(Continued on Fifth Page)
DAILY. *8 A YEAR
5 CENTS A COPY
WEEKLY 2-TIMKB-A-WKEK.iI A TEAR
WILL BE CHANGES
\KU CK*t* UlUt
R§3 %I*PO HTt o**llo\T.
SOME COUNTIES WILL GAIN.
LOOK Foil AA AHD TO II A A ING MORB
REPRESENT ATIA K.
Darke County Likely ta layer One,
AA I.lle Muscogee AA 111 C ->| Ou#
More—lrm la, AA liras and AA ortk
4 nnntlea. Bark Espeef to Gala One
Member id Ihe Lealslstare,
Chancre Are Hrdisirlrtlna A\ilt
Give I,eorgliy Another t onareae*
Atlanta. Rept. 4—Representation In the
Legislature for * vers I counties of Geor
gia may lie changed when the result of
the present census I# made known
I’nder the constitution of the state of
Georg a the fix i ouniles having the larg
est population, are allowed three members
each In the General Assembly, the twenty
six text largest are allowed two each,
while the remaining WS have one each.
There .re several changes under the
census of 1881 and Hkewlae under the cen
sus of I*9B I'ltder the last cenau* Pike
and I’utnam each tost a representative
and the same were won hy Pulaski and
In 8 uth Georgia there ore several coun-
Ih s which have’forgi and far ahead of some
of the other r unties n iw having two rep
resentattv, * It Is claimed hy aome of tho
cltlxen* of Irwin. Wilcox and Worth
counties that they wilt crtalnly win an
additional repnaentatlve each Henry
county In Middle Georgia ha* also shown
a marked Increase In population and such
an Increase as to Ju*tlfH_lt* claim la
being put forwaid hy Its e|!t*n*.
Burk# county, which now ha* three rep
resentative*. may lose to Muscogee coun
ty. which Is oolv entitled now to two
member*. Muscogee ha* *hown a won
derful Increase In population during the
(Mist ten years, and the general opinion ie
that when the apportionment is made,
that county will be allowed three mem
May Get Another ( aaaresamnn.
After Ihe completion of the census- re
turn* It will be necessary for the General
Assembly to redlstrtct the state mo as to
make as near a* practhJahle each district
contain Ihe earns population. Should Con
gress not change the basis of representa
tion. Georgia will he entitled to another
congressman. In which event It will lye
necessary for the legislature lo redtatrtet
all tho congreaslona! district* tn the
state One congressman Is allowed for
•very ITl.Wtt inhabitants, and the belief
I* now that Georgia will surely get one
more representative In Congress. As the
matter now stands, Georgia has elevstt
representatives, atwl when another la ad
ded It will give the Democratic party ona
more vote In the national body
It I* probable that the censu* returna
of Georgltf will be made known In tltoo
for the General Assehly, which meets tha
fourth Wednesday In October, to take tha
WILL LEA At; NORTH CAROLINA.
VA kite, Negro 4 ongeesstyyaa, Raya He
Cannot Mlay There.
Asheville. N. C., Rept. 4.—George C.
White, the only negro congressmen In the
United Rtates. has announced that he will
give up his residence In North Carolina,
if the recently adopted amendment to tho
state constitution I# upheld hy the higher
courts, and will begin the practice of law
In New York He says:
"I nm not only going myself, but I am
going to take (O.OffJ negroes with me.
"! am going to New York to live. I
cannot live in North Carolina and be a
man nnd be treated like a man. t used
to feel at home In my atate. When I
practiced law at Ihe bar of North Caro
lina 1 was not discriminated against be
cause I wa* a negro. That la alt In the
"A* a matter of fact. I nm going to
practice law In New York. 1 feel I will
be given a eordlal welcome there.”
Whit# will not be a candidal* for re
election to the seat he now occupies. Hl*
term expires next March. He helleven tha
negroes of the slate will gradually leave
It and make tnetr nomes in (h- Kotiu anti
West. Ten year* he sage will be requir
ed for any extensive emigration.
TAAO ••OLICFMEN KILLED.
shocked to Death by Llghtalug Over
HI. Dulls, Rept. 4 —Two policemen war*
killed last night by electric shock* sus
tained while they were using the police
telephone and eleven other officer* were
injured In the name manner The dead are
Nicholas Br. nkham and John V Looney.
The men had gone to patrol boxes (.*
their heat* to call up headquar'er*. When
they touched the receiver* (hey# were
knocked a distance of ten feet, falling
limp to the ground. Both died half an
hour after being conveyed to the hos
Th other eleven patrolmen had their
hand* burned and suffered from shock,
(hi! none waa seriously Injured
The crcawlng of an electric light wire
with the telephone circuit caused the ca
THREE AAIHF. MILL* OPENED.
Rut II la said There Has Been a Gen
eral t at la AYatiee.
Cleveland. 0.. Rept 4.—'Three mill# own.
ed hy the American Rteel and Wire Cora*
pany In this city which wrre closed down
June t. resumed operation* to-day. giving
employment to between SOU and * men.
It Is said that (here has been a general
cut lit wage* amounting to a* high a* 23
per cent In eome case*, nnd also that
the hour* of lab>r have be n lnore*##d.
I,oo*l Officials of ihe company refused ta
deny or confirm tide atatem*nt.
HI LLEU AFTER THE R4IERR.
They Tamed Loose Three t.ang Toma
1 pan British Force*.
rrockodtle River Valley. Transvaal.
Sunday. Sept 1 —Gen BuUer to-day re
connotiered the Boer position In the moun
tain* overlooking Lydenhurg Gen.
Botha and 2.990 burghers had previously
joined the force* holding the pass. The
Boers opened with three "lamg Toma" and
fired conelnuotaly all day tong. The Brit
ish had few casueltlae.