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THE MORNING NEWS
1 'abllshed I*so - Incorporated IKS
J. H KBTILL. Urestdsnt
11 SI HD.
Uirc tsliwie Puls lie
Number oi 3.000.
5.0(10 FAMILIES DESTITUTE
Cburcbes, Schools, CbariUble losti
tuiions Swept Away.
NOT A BUILDING ESCAPED.
looting and Robbery o( tbe Dead
Ralveeton'a Streets Now Guarded hr
I ntted State* and State Troop*-Ap
peals for Hrllef Seat Hroailraal hr
lior. Sarera and Mnynr Jnaea n(
ilalteatoa-Slror Jnnea Relieve*
the Number of Dead Will Hrat h
-,.,ii:<>— Half of the Buildings In the
I Itr Completely Obliterated.
Memphis. Tcnn.. Sept. 11.—Authentic In
-7 -matton from Che storm swept city
ot Galveeton reached the Memphis office
of ihe Associated Frees shortly after ntno
o' ocfc to-nlght.
The Intelligence came In the shape of a
tr gram addressed to the Associate!
J'rttg from Mayor Jones and five of the
m t prominent dtlsena of Galveston.
The telegram bears date of Sept. 11. and
atacaa that m conservative estimate of the
lea* of life Mi Galveston IS that It will
r acb l,ono rive thousand families are
r ported destitute and the destruction to
I r .party is great. Following Is the tele-
I m In full:
' .alvsston. Tea., Sept. U —The Associ
ated Pres*. Memphis: The following
<•■ ment of conditions at GalveMon end
s,, <al for eld Is Issued by ihe local rell*f
A . oneervatlve estimate of the los# of
life la that It will reach 3.000; al least
5.0T0 families are shelterless and wholly
de-ipute. The entire remainder of the
population Is suffering In greater or less
d,sr< Not a single church, school or
chailiaMe institution, of which Galveston
ad so many. Is left Intact. Not a build
ing escaped damage, and half the whole
t ituber were entirely obliterated. There
is Immediate need for food, clothing and
household poods of all kinds. If nearby
title will open asylums for women and
children the situation will be greatly re
lieved. Toast cities should send us water
n well ~* provisions. Including kerosene
ot gasoline and candles.
• Signed.) M W. C. Jones. Mayor.
"M. Lasker, President Island City Bav
"J. I). Skinner, President Cotton Ex
"C. H. Mi-Master, from Chamber of Com
K C. Low*. Manager Galveston News,
larence Owsley, Manager Galveston
FIVE THOUSAND I.IVFA LOST.
Jnnea Mo Estimates In Hl*
Address tn (he People.
Houston. Tex.. Sept. 11.—The Post cor
respondent waa Instructed to forward the
following address to the people of Ihe
Galveston, Tex.. Sept. 11.—It la my opin
ion. based on personal Information, that
live thousand people have lost their lives
liere. Approximately one-third of the rew-
I lencs portion of the city has been swept
away. There are several thousand people
who are homeless and destllue. How,
many, there Is no way of finding out.
Arrangements are being made to have
'he women ami children sent to Hous
ton and other places, but the means of
transportation are limited. Thousands are
still to be cared for here. We appeal to
you for Immediate aid.
(Signed) Walter C. Jones.
Mr. Jones la mayor of Galveston.
MANY IIODIF.N IDENTIFIED.
•’regress of the Relief Work Iw Be
half of Galveston.
Austin. Tex.. Sept. 11.—Official reports
*tom Galveston to Gov. Sayers to-day are
''t four hundred bodies have been Iden
tWed, 200 more are in an Improvised
n ' gue awaiting identification, and many
more a re thought o have drifted out to
** ! > md their identity will not be known
A tel gram from Adjutant General Scur
fy. who la at Galveaton, to the Governor,
I* as follows:
"Have Just returned from Texas City
*-th sevaral Galveston parllea. who as
sure ms that conditions there beggar de
"Account* have not been exaggerated.
Jlatetnnalj Morning Vno a
One thousand Inas Is too conservative
While a portion provisions hsve
been destroyed by water, sufficient Is en
hand to relieve Immediate necessities.
The clttxens seem to have the situation
well in hand. V'nlied State# troops and
Company C, volunteer guard, with cl’.l
xen*. patrol the streets to prevent loot
ing. I requested W. B. Wort bom to go
to Galveston from Texas City for the
purpose of advising me of Ihe city's most
urgent needs, and 1 returned here to re
port and ask for further Instructions. I
respectfully suggest that the distress Is
too great for tbe people of Galveston,
even with the assistance of Houston, to
stand, and that a general appeal for help
will be welcomed. The estimate of 10,-
nr destitute does not seem to be exces
Mellevlng the Anxiety.
It Is estimated by the telegraph com
panies ai this point that upwards of KI
OTO private meesiges have been handled
out of Galveaton by boat to Houston,
thence to relatives and friends of Gal
veston people, notifying them of their
safety, and so meat has been the atraln
of business that all telegraph companies
have b* en us ng their lull forces all the
twenty-four hours without relieving tbe
rush HmyJrcdr of messatp-s pouring In
here 10- y bring relief to aomc. and sad
newa to others, recording the safety or
death of relatives tn Galveston
Effort lo atop booling.
From reports reaching the Governor this
morning ll will be neces-ary to co-operate
with the federal troops to place all the
mainland opposite Galveaton. as well as
tlw- Island, under martial law.
If reports reaching here ate true, thieve*
have begun lo enter the city for Ihe pur
pose of pilfering the hudlea of the lead
The Governor has been Informed that the
commanclar of the Texas troops has been
ordered to Galveston by the Federal au
thorities and ihe Governor will lend him
every assistance possible with siate mi
litia lo keep vandalism down.
There Is only one road operating to tha
coast from Houston, and that will be plac
ed under mdi’ary supervision temporarily.
Gov. Sayers was 10-day In receipt of a
telegram from Mlse Barton of the Red
Gross Society offering the assistance ct
that association. If necessary, and he re
plied (bat he would call on the society if
l-e louno that Its help wss needed.
Recovering the llodtea.
‘According to the reports to *he Governor
tonight the work of recovering corpses
continued unstwted. end while a number
of them are so mutilated that they can
not be recognised, they are being held as
long as possible In the hope of gecurlng
their names. Quite a number of children
ere noted among the list.
A large number of elate militia tents
were shipped from here lo Galveeton to
day for temporary use on the Island.
Gov. Sayers re elve.l upward of LOW tele
grams during th day from parties in rhe
East and West offering assistance to the
flood sufferers at Galveston, ami from va
rtou* portions of the state reporting the
collection of money amt supplies, liurlng
the day Gov. Sayers ret I mated that the
receipt* In money from collections in this
stale would amount to *15.000. though
fiom reports a great deal of money has
been sent direct to Galveston Instead of
coming through the Governor and the
amount may be much larger than that
Gov Sayers will not make known the
total amount until to-morrow.
II a refine for Relief Funda,
Quite a trim her of eastern newspapers
ore wiring the Governor offering to es
tablish tlvmaelves as bureaus for relief
funds. If desired and a. king what they
can do to relieve the situation. A tele
gram from N,w Ycrk Informed the Gov
ernor that two relief trains of supplies
had left New Ycrk for Galveston.
The Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce
wires that It will nd any relief desired
that ll <an give.
Chicago. Philadelphia, SI Louis and sev
eral other points did likewise.
UNKNOWN BODIES HI HIED.
Complete Death Mat W 111 Probably
Never Be Known.
Houston. Tex.. Sept. 11.—People from
Galveaton are now numerous and all tell
of a terrible calamity.
More bodies have heen picked up on the
bench at Virginia Point and Texas City,
and searching parties are now getting
Into fhe country between the two points.
One member of ihe life satdng crew says
hr believes that no! one-third of the dead
arc being recovered. Many sank before
reaching ihe ticach and he believes that a
week will pass before the bay given up all
A man who arrived from Galveston to
day says that bodies are being cast Into
Ihe Gulf with weights attached as the
best method of disposing of them, while
others are being hurled In the sand where
found. Many of thew are unidentified,
and so the death list will never be known
Scores of people are here trying to get
Into Galveaton. Many of them claim rel
atives there, but It Is not possible to
reach that etty at present. All of the
small boats and lugs tn the bayou have
been taken down to the bay to be used
The great storm covered a large area
of the cotton growing section of Texas
and did tremendous damage to Ihe crop.
A traveling man who covers a large area
of the state reports that for a hundred
miles west of Houston the wind and
storms have wrought great havoc ami all
chances for a crop have been destroyed.
South west of Houston fhe fields are
ruined. In large cotton growing counties
around Houston It Is said crops have
been beaten Into the ground and are
11l HYING THE DEAD AT *EA.
An Idlers Called In lo Frevan! Loot
ing and Robbery.
Houston. Tex., Sept. 11.-The tug beat
Brunswick, which arrived her* laet r.ight
from Qalvtelon, brought an addition and list
(Continued on Sixth Page,
SAVANNAH, GA„ WEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBER 12. 11*00.
Ll UNDER SUSPICION
NOT IKT ACTRPTKI) A* CMIMEAC
K ATI VIC.
CREDENTIALS MAY BE GOOD
HIT THE POWERS DO NOT NKKM IN
A HI HRV TO T AKE Hid.
Imperial Edict Giving Him Pall Pow
er Handed to the Mate Department
by Minister Wn—l otted state. Re
ceived ll as Information—Minister
Wa Wanted Ll Hang I ban* Sent
fo Taka on a tailed Males AA ar
Washington. Sept. 11 —Erotn the formal
statement given out to-day It appears that
the State Department Is not yet ready to
begin direct negotiations with LA Hung
it docs not question his credential# as
a plenipotentiary, but stmply leaves that
matter In abeyance. Probably Ihl* ls be
cause ail of the Powers have not returned
thrlr responses to the Russian note, and
ll Is desired lo avoid making the t'ntted
Staten the flrel among the Powers to
abandon the hope of harmonious action,
and strike for Itself toward Ihe settlement
directly with China. Also It may be
deemed well to wait to hear from Mr.
Conger who, several days ago. wa* Invit
ed to express his opinion about quitting
Acting Secretary Hill was In consulta
tion to-day with Attorney-Oanerwt Grtgg-.
and both were In communication by wire
with the President, but It was said at the
Department of Slate that beyond the pub
lication of this exchange between Minister
\Vu ami Acting Secretary Hill, and of the
negative fact that all of the responses lo
the Russian note were not yet in. Ihe De
partment could not add to the etock of In
formation as to Chinese development# to
Transportation for Karl 14.
Minister Wu was twice at the depart
ment. It was understood that his first call
was In part, at leaat. to secure transpor
ts: Inn for Ll Hung Chang from Shanghai
to Taku on a United Slates vessel. Hl*
later call was to receive the answer of
the department to that application, as
well as to the communication respecting
Ll Hung Chang's functions.
The answer returned hy Ihe state de
l>artmrnt to the later communication ap
p*r. ntly made It unneevssary at this time
to purkue the Inquiry as to the ship: If
Ll may not enter Into negotiations at
present, there Is no occasion tn t ran spore
him to Taku. At any rata no cell was
made to the navy department for a ship
for the purpose Indicated.
EDICT APPOINTING Id AH t, LI.
I ntted Slate* Not Called Upon fn Ex
press Any Opinion.
Washington. Bept. II —The slate depart
ment this afternoon Issued the following
The fol'owlng oommunh-atlon was hand
ed to Acting Secretary of State Hill oil
Bept. 10. by the Chinese minister:
Cablegram from Earl 1.1 Hun Chang,
dated the 7th 3<pu, !!*<X transmitted by
the Chinese minister at Bt. Petersburg
under date of Bept. 9. and received by
Minister Wu on the last named date:
”1 am In receipt of an Imperial edict
nf the 3Ulh day of the 7th moon (Aug 4,
!9bi), tranemltted by way of Pao Ting Fu
It Is as follows:
•' 'LI Hung Chang. Envoy Plenipoten
tiary. la hereby vested with full discre
tionary powers, and he shall promptly
deal with whatever questions may require
attenlldh. From this distance we will not
control hi# aetlon* Let this edict be for
warded with extra expcl.tlon at the rate
of tlx hundred II per day (to Earl Ll) for
his Information and guidance. Respect
To the above communication Acting Sec
retary Hill ha* handed Mr. Wu th* fol
"1 he Unite,! Btates doe* not feel called
upon to express any opinion at this time
as to the Mifflclency of Ll Hung Chang'*
authority, hut hopes It will transpire that
hi* credential, are full and authoritative
not only for negotiation, but to enable
him. without further delay, to give as
surance that the life and property of
American* will henceforth he respected
throughout the Chinese Empire.”
FRANCE FORM ALLY ASSENT*.
Accepts Ike Russian Plan In With
draw From Pekin.
London. B,pt. 11.—France has formally
adhered to the Russian proposal to with
draw from I'ekln to Tien Tsln.
A representative of the Associated Press
learn* on unquestionable authority that
telegraphic instruction* were sent yester
day from Parts and Bt. Petersburg to M
Plchon and M De Olers, respectively.the
minister* of France and Russia at Pekin,
and reeling both minister*. In conjunction
wl h Gen*. Fry and Llrjovltg to take meas
ures tn withdraw the legations and mili
tary contingent# of both countries to
Tien Tatn. If drcumaiances permit.
Diplomatic circles In London ore In
clined to believe that thin step will lead
lo similar action upon the part of the
United Btates and Japan, and that while
Germany may hold out till Field Marshal
Count von Wsldersee arrives In China she
will ultimately acquiesce, leaving Great
Britain little choice hut to follow suit.
Ll KING 1 HANG'S DII.EMM A.
la Doubt A Iron! I rains Return of fhe
Cos nr4 In Pekin. •
London. Bept. 11-The Rhanghal corre
spondent of the Times, wiring Bept. 9.
"Ths Chinese minister In S'. Petersburg
has telegraphed 14 Hung Chang that the
proposal to svacuat* Pekin supposes that
sufficient as.uran.ea wl I b* given of fhs
r* ailon of th* Imperial court to the cap
lUl at once A later message urge* Earl
Ll lo endeavor eernostly to bring the
Powers to agree lo evacuation sines. If
Russia I* obliged lo reconsider her de
cision a loss of piesllg* Is in- vltabl*. Ll
Hung Change has memorialised the
throne, urging the Immediate return of
the court to Pel.ln.
“At the same time. In a tele
gram to the Viceroy of Wu
Chang he points out that the
difficulty In advo at.ng this course lies
In fhe evident Intention of the .foreign
Powers on the return of the court, to
seise Ihe revolutionary leaders If his
memorial to the throne alludes lo this fact
the Emperor * return Is likely to be pre
vented. If It does not. then he Is likely
h<re.ifier to be treated a* a traitor.
' Jaran ba* Intimated a willingness to
withdraw, but the Japanese government
consider* It necessary to continue the mil
itary occiii anon during the winter "
From iflmnghal comes the report that
14 Hung Chang has dispatched an urg
rnt communication to the Empress Dow
ager announcing the Intention of the al
lies to advance lo I'ao Ting Fu and even
NO I.OofINC RV AMERICANS.
II a sen 111 y In Tien Tala Confined fn
Washington. Sept. II —The war depart
ment to-day made public a telegram of
Ineiulry aent # by the war department on
July 11. last, to Lieut. Col. Coolidge. com
manding the American troop* at the oc
cupation of Tien Tsln regarding fhe r#-
pqrts of extensive looting In that city. The
message was sent through United Btates
Ctnsu! Fowlrr at Che Foo, as follows:
"Fowler. Che Foo,—Bend following tele
gram to Coolldge, commanding t'ntted
Stares forces, T!n Tsin:
" Reported here extensive looting In
Tien Tln. Report Immediately whether
American troops took part If so, punish
severely, repress sternly. Absolute regard
for life and property of non-combatant*
enjoined. Ry order of Secretary of War.'
On July *9 the elepartmeut received the
following reply from Col. Coolldge. deny
ing that American troops took any part
In the pillage of the Chinese oily:
"Che Foo, Corbin. Washington:
Tien Tain. July 25 Looting by
American troops walled city Tien
Tsln unfounded and denied. Btlver
taken from burned mint under direc
tion (Colonel! Meade (Marine Corps),
commanding, who waa Invalided to-day.
No properly touched egeept under mili
tary exigency. American troops have or
ders to protect life and property; non
combatant* In American aouih*it quar
ter of city awtgned them Will forward
report of < ommandcra of American guards
In city. Coolldge."
Supplementary lo the above. Col. Cool
idge also transmitted several reports and
also an additional report signed by him
self. all of which beara witness that
United Slates troops had no hand In Ihe
looting of Tien Tsln
Col. Coolldge took from the Chinese ord
nance storehouse military store* that
wera necessary for bis troops and a qunn
iHy of silver from some of the burned
vaults of the mint, Th*s latter wa* turn
ed Into the Hong Kong bank and placed
to the credit of the United Stare* and both'
telsure* were authorised by Col Utah
The report of MaJ Foote, while exclud
ing the American* from airy share tn Ihe
plundering-, testifies that looting va* In
dulged In by the troops of the other na
tion*. After graphically describing me
entrance of the city nmld raging tires,
dttise smoke, and a hot Are from conceal
ed Chinese soldiers, he says:
"I am confident that no other American
•oldlera were In Ihe city that day. an-1
'hat no looting was done by our men,
though It seemed to be n general thing
among tha other troop* of the allied
ITALY READY FOR rEACE.
Will Reek fn Open Negotiations at
Onee AA lib 1 hlna.
London. Bspt. 11—A special dispatch
fiom Home says the Italian cabinet has
decided to Initiate Immediately peace ne
tt Gallons with China Duly will formu
late demands for an Ind. mnlty, and If
they are accepted. Italian tntervrn lon ■!!
be consider and terminated, and no pro
posals undlng to further warfare In
Chins will lie considered.
MINISTER HI HEAHD FROM,
says Morris,m'* Attack I* an I ninstl-
Washington. Bept. ll.—Air Wu. the Chl
n*e mini*!,r. In reply to the Insinuations
of Dr. Morrison, the London Times corre
spondent at I’ekln. declares that th* edicts
presented hy him lo the stale department
have not hern proven false, and that Dr.
Morrison's dispatch la an "unJustllUtbl*
TO TRANSFER THEIR RASE.
Reported tbe F-mprea* Is Being Par
*ne,l by Japanese,
Copyright. IF**. The Associate,! Press.
Tien Tsln. Bept S, via Nagasaki. Bept
10.—The Americans and Hrlllsh are con
sidering Ihe feasibility of transferring
their winter supply base from Tong-Ku
lo a point near Bhan-Tsl-Kwang on the
Oulf "f I.lao Ting, which Is free of Ice
and is also a railway terminus. The chief
difficulty In the way of the project Is the
lack of troop# to guard the railway.
The latest report* received here from
Pekin say that the Kmpreas lmwager t#
In the province of Bhan SI and that the
Japanese are pursuing her.
EMPRESS REPORTED TAKEN.
Abe Is Said to Have Hren Captnred
by Ruswlabs at Jobol.
lyxndnn. Bept 11.—A dispatch lo a new*
agency from Nagasaki. Japan, says ll Is
reported there that Ihe Dowager Empress
of China has been captured by Ihe Rus
sians st Jobol (T).
ALMOST A CONFLICT.
Americana and French Said tn Have
Had a Dispute.
London. Bept. II —A special dispatch
from Bhnnghnl give# a report that th*
American* aid Franch nearly came Into
conflict In I’ekln l>. cause the former had
Insist'd upen entering the pa la,* before
the formal entrance of the Imperial troops.
Expedition fn Pao Tin* Fu.
Taku. Sept •. via Shanghai.—Th* ex
pedition of Pao Ting ru will leave on
Friday. It I* made up as fellows:
Brlfth. two rrg menu of cavalry, a
battery of horse artillery and IDO Infan
try: Italian*. 1.(40: Japanese. 104: Rus
sians. KM. and American, MO, In all 1,000
(HTRU.KH AT P%O TINO IT IIF.\IM
DEMAND MADE FOR REVENGE.
CHILDREN AVENE Ilf IN HERED AND
WOMEN AN* Al I.TED.
Soldiers Are laaellre at rekla—Mas
ala Is Rending More soldiers Inin
I’ekln. nnd Her Influence Predomi
nates at the fklaeae Capital—Al
ready They Ontaamher Ike Japa
nese—Ketteler Wna Murdered hy
Imperial Order Empress Had
l-i is ton Bept. I*.—'The Time* publishes
this morning additional advices from Its
Pekin correspondent. Dr. Morrison, un
der date of Aug. Jl.
"The censorship, which ts under iffr Al
fred O.lsetee's control, make* ll difficult,"
say* the rorrrepondrnt, "to convey a true
picture of the present situation tn IVktn
"To-day the foreign community was
thrilled with horror at the news of the
massacre of tha missionlrle* at Pao Ting
Ku. who were under the protection of the
Imperial troop*- Children were butcher
ed before the eye* of their parent*.
White women were ravished and carried
Irto captivity. Pries** were lorlured and
"Massacres by red Indians never call In
vain for vengeance. Yet the troops re
main here Inactive. Their one thought
and wish are to he given work or to he
retailed from I'eklu. Surely Ihe clvllix-d
world will not suffer this cruel massarro
to remain unavenged and notke no effort
lo aeeeetnln the fate of the (or mar
tyred Christians and white women
Fredomtnanee nf Rsiiln.
"Blnea th* te'lef of Ihe legations one
feature stand* conspicuous—the predomi
nance of Russia and the overmastering
posit ten she I* now aaterllng her*. The
pageant In the Korhldden (Tty on An* 29.
was g triumphant entry hy- Rusal*, fol
lowed by the other Power* Russia did
the honors, greatly lo th chagrin of the
"Russian troop* are pouring Into Pe
kin dally. Nineteen hundred came yes
terday and Iwo thousand tight hundred
the day before Already the Russians out
number th* Japanese, and they will toon
outnumber the eomhtned force*. Their
stay I# aeiumlng every characteristic of
permanency. Cossack* dally raid th* coun
try and drive the Chinese peasants and
laborer* th herds through th* de**ri*d
and dismantled city, setting them to build
their m il ary camp
"No one. nOt even Sir Claude McDon
ald. I* allowed to enter the summer palace
and th* splendid palace buildings within
the Imperial domain which Is occupied hy
the Russians without permission. The
expected arrival of Vice Admiral Alexlff,
who. It is announced, will remain during
th* winter. Indleste* the Importance which
Russia attaches to future dev. lopment*.
"Russia ha* occupied Kin Chau and
Ihe branch railway lo Han-Ptao collieries,
thus securing the possible control of Ihe
richest coal mines In North Chin*. Bhe
will also occupy Bhan-lfal-Kwan.
Japan I* Dlssattslled.
“The British position I* anomalous The
aimless action detaining Ihe brigade ai
Hong Kong ha* had a bad effect.
"The Japanese are openly expressing
dissatisfaction that a smaller Biltlsh fores
has been sent than was promised. 'The
outlook Is not promising ll Is ting, count
able why Japan, In whom belonged the
honor* of fhe rescue, should consent con
sistently to give sway to Rnssta and ap
parently accept Kosxlan predominance.
Fortune favors Russia, tor Baron Nlshl,
formerly Japanse minister at Bt. Peters
burg. I* credited, perhaps unjustly, with
being much under Ihe Influence of M de
Glers. and Ihe appointment of 14 Hung
Chang to negotiate peace I* grateful tid
ing* lo Russia.
"Meanwhile a famine Is Inevitable. The
government must quickly mike prepara
tions If the Hrlllsh troops are to winter
Kettelee’s Murder Ordered.
■The effect of Emperor William's Im
passioned spoech 1* marred hy his per
mit ling the ('bines* minister to remain
accredited at hi* quarter. The Kaiser
now knows that Baron von Ketteler was
murdered, not hy brigand*, hut by an Im
perial officer acting under Imperial or
"It has been discovered that Ihe Em
press Dowager and Urine* Tuan had
planned a massacre of all Ihe ministers
that fatal morning. Whatever els* Is
done. Ihe Powers should in*let upon Ihe
deposition of Ihe Empress Dowager and
the execution of Trlnce Tuan and the high
officials who led th* Boxers and directed
FLED WHEN UNDER FIRE.
Native Soldiers AA oa Id Not Stand Re
fore fbe Asbaafla.
Kumassl. Bept. 11.—News has been re
ceived her* that a body of fl.nm ratlvrs
levies under Cspt. Ban-on attacked OJssu,
the famous Fetich town ten miles east of
Kumassl Aug. 8. Instead of walling Io co
operate a* ordered wttn IJetit. Col.
Brake's column, consisting of lh Central
African Regiment, which d'wroyed OJesu
Aug. 91. As soon as they were under fire
Ihe levies turned and fl*l. Capt. Benson,
who had only one while man with him.
I* reported lo hare shot hints. If in order
to avoid falling In Ihe hand* of Ihe
GERMANY, TOO. WARTS MONEY.
She May leek a Loan of •KA.OOU.OI'O
New York. Bept. 11—It became known
to-day that a representative of th* Ger
man governmerst had canvassed (he local
flnancial fl* and with A view to ascertaining
whs'hsr or not It wcu'd be Las bl* to
attempt to float a loan In this country.
Th* amount of th# proposed loan is va
riously estimatsd at from 100.f100.000 to
jqi. 00.000 maiks. or from 124.000,00 to lio.-
IT AA ILL RE ST A AIRFIELD.
Hr NA *ll Hr Named hy Demoerats far
(kurrasr of New A'ork.
Baratogu. N. Y., Hcpt, It.—John B
Btanchtleld will he nominated for governor
hy the l>*mocr*ttc (Rate Convention to
morrow. and his name will be presented fo
Ihe convention by Judge 8. * Taylor of
Hon. \A'm. Mackey nf Erie, ha* been
offered second place on the ticket, and has
agreed to give an anawer a* to whether
or not he will accept before tbe conven
tion assembles *al 11 o'clock to-morrow
morning. Mr Mackey I* expected to ac
Other place* on fhe ticket are not so
certain and probably will not be definite
ly determined until Thursday.
liesplte the aheolot* hopelessness of the
prospect, Mr Hill I* still determined lo
present the name ot Mr Coler lo the con.
ventlon. Senator Hill. It Is expected, will
make n speech seconding Ihe nomination
The proceedings of the day beyond Ihe
eruption cau*< <1 hy the pirrentaticn of an
sntt-lc* trust realulkm hy I’iof. Duncan
C. Ls of Cornell were Inslgiitrtcanl. The
reioiullon was ruled out of order.
Mate Senator P. McCarron wa#
elected temporary chairman, and after a
brief apeech by him and the adoption of
formal resolution* Ihe con ven I Inn adjourn,
ed to II o'clock, noon. to mm row.
MARKET II At K AT THE NONMAL.
Hat There AA a* Same Interesting
Trading In New A nek.
New York. Be | a 11—There wit a
marked condition In the order of thing*
on the New York Cotton Exchange to
While early operations and fluctuation*
partook greatly of yesterday's sensattonal
developments, there waa a quick return to
normal condidttona In nrarly all respect*.
The pronounced strength of this market
last nlghi gave European bears another
twinge of (fight, which resulted In a sky
rocket rise of 1J to IK, point* tn Liver
pool soon sfler the opening.
New A'ork shorts made a wild drive
for safer ground on th* opening here,
but before the demands could be ap
peased price* climbed 9 lo 1# point*. There
came a smash of 10 to 3T) point* undsr a
dash of the public for profits which had
accrued during Ihe late bulge With the
collapse cam* the passing off Ihe bull
fever and a return lo careful trading
Thereafter change* were comparatively
narrow and speculation failed to reach
anything like th* volume recorded yca
The gallery was packed with expectant
onlooker* before th* opening and all the
morning the pH below was Iho object
of special Interest to spectator*, who
thronged th* visitors' apace
Reports that European "shorts" had ef
fected a long sought-for settlement took
the soap out of bull trading In Liverpool
a* well a* her*.
The claim was made that the damage to
cotton In Texan ha* been exaggerated.
REPUBLICAN l.nft* IN MAINE.
One I>emocrat Klreted to the Upper
House of Legislator*.
Lewiston, Me,, Sept II —To-night with
*75 cltlra. towns and plantation* heard
from out of a total of MI. the estimated
Republican plurality for Ihs slata ticket
remains at 8.0.0
The total vote of the above towns gives
Hill (Rep). *9.37. tDem). M.lOl
The same place* In I*l gave Powers
(R< p) 70.19?, and Frank (D m). *1,790
Then* figures show a Republican lot* of II
per rent, and a Democratic gain of 22 per
On* of the notable features of th# elec
tion wa* the Democratic victory In Knox
county, where, owing to labor troubles,
ov, ry Republican candidate was badly
knifed, and only Congressman LlttlsHstd
sml Bherlff rimer succeeded In coming out
ahead of lh lr opponents, Th* Democratic
candidate for Ooverncr carried the coun
ty, and pulled along with him the sena
to:lal candidate, L. H. Btaples, of Woah-
IngPn. end the flatter will have the dis
tinction of being the only Democrat In
the upper branch nf the Ivglslature.
W- W r
JACK NON A’ll.LK'g Port I.ATION.
Cooeoe Gives It la.filft. an Increase
of 415.1 X Fee Cent,
Washington, Bept.* ll.—The population
of the city of Jacksonville, Fla . In 190),
a* officially announced 10-day, is H,tß. In
1990 It waa 17401.
These figure* show for ths city, ss a
whole, an Increase In population of 11,.
229. or Ss.S)*pr cent, from U9Q to 19(10.
The population In IMO was 7.U0. show
ing *n Increase of 9,551. or 111.15 per cent,
from UW> to I*9o •
The population by ward* in 199(1 I* ae
follows: Ward 1, 2,949. Ward 2. 4.044.
Ward *, 2.09*; Ward 4. 3.007. Ward 5.
2,299; Ward . I.TT2; Ward 7. 1.519. Ward
I, 4.201; Ward 9. 1.991.
The population of Lealnglon. Ky . ts
K.Kt. as against 21.5 ft? In 1990. This Is
an Increase of 4.992, or 8.27 per cent.
M AN, HUNTER IN AA OR HI KD.
Many Spinners Mny Re I nnble to Be
ilin Hefore November.
Manchester, H, pi, 11—All kinds of esti
mate*. varying from ino.MW 10 1.000,00
bales art formtd of the loss through the
Uric## are now ro high that business Is
almost at s stand*,lll. At no time In
twenty year shave rates been so high.
A topic of continue! dtstuosion on th*
exchange Is the poolhllliy of adopting
sign* common line of action far ihe who *
node, hut thus fur no feasible policy has
ll Is bcginnlg 10 be feared that many
splnnera will be unah e to start again be
fore November. Gu y half a dosm Arm*
hsve slo ks large enough to keep them
going until the arrival of the new crop.
Three spinner*, however, have quite large
stocks, one being In a position lo realise
* profit of (4 |r hale. If wl ling to sell.
Roby Killed by a llll,ln.
Louisville. Ky.. Bept 11.—The 4-months
oid baby of Orlando Johnaon was killed
st Worthington by a bull dog which bur
led tta teeth In th* Infant's fare nnd
hsad. Th* baby tell from Its mother's
arms, when th* dog sprang st Mr* John
son and the dog attacked It The baby
was kUlsd before Its moiber * yns by th*
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WILL BE M’SWEENEY
HOI Til 4MOI4K V* *R*T GOVOUIM
19 ( ItORKN.
HE WON IN SECOND PRIMARY.
•Ilk M AJORITY OA FJI HOVT MAY
REACH lo.iSHI VOTE*.
This Is a A'letory for fhe Dispensary.
Hoyt AA as the Prohibition Candi
date—J. It. Tlllmiia fu He Lleoteo
anl Governor—AA barton Won for
Hailrond Commissioner—( ongress
mrn Norton and AAllaon Realm hy
(rsrhnrnash anil Johnson.
Columbia. S. C. Sept 11.—The second
D*mocrat eprimary parsed off without In
cident to-day. Thera were about 0,0
votes cast, and fli.flWi have been gccouP’.ad
In the drat primary two weeks ago. tha
race wu* narrowed down to the two high
est candidal, a f, r each office.
For Governor the Incumbent, Mils* B.
McHneeney. then led Col Jamas A Hoyt
by 5,10? vote*. Two other candidates re
ceived at.non vet *.
Tile bulk nf the vote seems to have grin*
to McHwreney to-day, for return* fo
nt .ht show Itlm lo be 7.JTO vote* ahead of
Hoyt, with his lead Increasing as rural
pie-lnrt* are heard from.
James H Tillman, nephew of Senator
B. It. Ttltlman, and a dtaprnaary advo.
ra?e, trail*-John T. Sloan for lieutenant
governor by lu.OCO.
W D. Evans, chairman of the Rtat*
Rallrimd Commission ami vice presl.igul
of Ihe Nattohal Commission, Is beaten fep
J. II Wharton by UMOi.
This state's delegation In Congress la
strengthened by the election of R B.
Scarborough over Jams* Norton and Jo*.
T Johnson over Stanyatna Wilson hy
large majorities. Scarborough t* present
lieutenant governor and Johnson Is a tec
ogntied lender Finley and Latimer re
tain their -Tat* tn emigres* over all
Timmerman, alate treasurer, Is beaten
by Jennings otherwise Ihe present ad
ministration Is unchanged after a pre
liminary canvas* from county to county.
Dispensary Ihe Isane.
The race for Governor ha* been especial
ly warm The dispensary was th* Issue.
Last December Iha dispensary director*
fall out among themselves and scandals
were aired. OppMiltlon to the dispensary
wa* strong When Ihe campaign waa
open,d h* prohibitionist* and other ane
mic* of Ihe dispensary selected ''at. James
A. Hoyt to lead th* fight against th* dis
pensary. There were thee* dispensary
candidate*, and Gov. Mcßweensy was, In
the Hist primary .(selected to fight It oufl
The race has been hot and senoatlonnj.
Senator Tillman cam- Into the campaign
and fought Hoyt, On the other hand
Hovt's friend* charged McSwreney with
being a uaurper. a imlrott of Illicit sa
loons, nnd a Homan Catholic who had de
serted ht* rellgtpn.
The candidates Ihemssdve* behaved nice
ly Ins It Is said their ov*r-stou* friend*
resorted to questionable means.
The reauil an the main issue la that tha
legislature I* for the >Mopen*ary hy two
third*. McSwreney will receive W.OM) ma
jority and Tillman goes back to th#
United Stale# Senate, allhmigh ILW
snatched hi* name on Ihs ticks* and he
had no opponent.
Col. Hoyt, the defeated candidate, t* a
Confederate veteran, was chairman of tha
*l*l* Demoeroey, President of the Rnp
tlet Convention several l*rm# nd grand
master of his Masonic lodge.
Mcffweeney | ( # printer, wa* Lleutefl
int-Goveronr and became governor on th*
death of W. H Ellerhe.
Hit AA' IT WENT IN CHARLESTON.
AflrSereeaey and Sloan Given Good
Charleston. B .C„ Sept. U.—The pr mary
here to-day was vary quiet, hut the vot*
polled was an unusually large one for A
second race vote. At this hour, with All
the city boxes In, the results are as fol
For l.leu'ensnt Governor—Moan. 2.811
Tillman. 1.441 •
For Railroad Commlsslonor—Wharton.
2.C74. Evans. 1,577.
In the county race V’aughsn was elect
ed coroiw r over Perrin* by l.flfll vote*.
There are seven county boxes still to h*
heard from, but these, will not materially
change any of the results given
TWO FIGHTS IN FAIRFIELD.
• Ole Man la Dead and Another Mor
tally AA „ti ailed.
Charleston. K C.. Sept. 11 —One man
dead and another mortally wounded. Is
Fairfield county's rt cord for 10-dgy’s pri
mary election. The mutdrr occurred at
Feasterdlle. In what Is gen, rally called
Ihe "Dark corner” of the county. John
son Cameron shot and killed H. A. Stev
enson In an election row
The other shooting affray wa* at Byth*.
w,,od In th# sand hi I*, where Kd Rrsge
sett was ht in tie- leg, sum* say by
hi> own filth, r. other* say by John
Campbell The leg was amputated and
Brsaewetl’a condlth n Is critical.
W ELCOME TO SPANISH CONSUL.
Kernandlna Taras Oat a Rrass Has#
for Signor t arrlo.
Fsrnandlna. Fl*.. Bept. 11.-Quit* a
demonstration occurred here to-day upon
Ihe arrival of Ihe Brunswick boat, tha
o, anion being Ihe home coming, after a
three months sojourn In hi* nstlv* land,
of the Bpanlsh consul. Signor 8. Carrto.
A large delegation of prominent cltl
sens. hewded by Acting Mayor Jeffrey*
and esc*tried by o brass band, playing na
tional airs, met him At th* wharf, and
gaily decorated carriages conveyed tha
party o the family r**ldenc*. where im
promptu reciprocal felicities wera ex
change,!. One of tha most oosptcuotM
feature* was that of th* band's playing
th* Spanish national air. whll* th# host
waa yet tn tha harbor, btM immediately
str.-.ng up America as soon as Signer
Carrto touched his foot on shorn Signor
Carrto hat endeared himself to tb people