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COTTON BOUNDED UP
|N othgu exciting iut os tub
mem touh EXCHANGE.
MANY causes contributed.
IIILLIXU iDVIIKI FROM LIVER,
root. HKLFKD OIT.
-nlnrivr Vfvrr Broke Oat anil the
Hull Faction ►'#rrta I'rlor* l p—Atl
,aM( in ftoulhcrn Uarkrla Hntl
•...uirthlag to lt AMth the Hlar.
lluinora ( l-’nllurcs In Gnu land
irroaal ot IBM ol Vrnrla at
,\.w York. Bopt. 12.—Ju*t an the o
-]!•<! proff tonal contingent an et
down to the wa that the great al
-v,,t..e In cotton hall been overdone amt
market ww* getting In shape for a
l 0 nldcrahle reaction, the speculative fe
v,r broke out attain to-day.
The bull faction succeeded In forcing
r rt es well up to the high level of the
hulge, being aided by bullish cables
on! generally favorable conditions on all
..d.* for auch a movement. Trading
.i,rted with a display of hesitation and
,rn e failed to rle* In proportion to a
~.,rp hulge In the English market.
parties having profit* to their credit un
loaded frsely and some selling was done
I , short account, on the belief that the
t„ ,r Interest had bee IT wiped out by Hie
,i Jy upward movement of the past ten
<la>s or two weeks, ami I hot a burdensome
account ha* been established. But the
feeling of pessimism was later dispelled by
repot!* that Southern spot markets
er. naming t*c to t*c higher prices.
The final advices from Liverpool were
vert tailllsh and Intensified the firmness
Gradually prices worked upward
until the close of the first hour, when a
r*p|.l advance occurred on a break of
early wllers for cover and a flood of out
tje buying order*. At the best figures
of ihe morning a net advanik of 18 to 22
points was scheduled.
M*) lie Port ias Failure*.
Private telegram* from New Orleans de
clared cable* from Liverpool hinted ot
p slide failures abroad, inasmuch a* sev
,r*l houses had been placed in straiten
,4 Circumstance* by the wrecks of steam
in' In Oalvceton, loaded with cotton.
b! h hod been counted upon to meet de
A report that Neill I* coming out to
morrow with a circular in which he would
confirm the finding* of the bureau threw
tfcr market into a bull fever in the early
afitmoon. In whkb January sold up to
ISC*. this being a net rise of 41 points.
Though a sharp tiiroNf succeeded this
xpttff: he market exhibited strong char
tct'rlstliw pretty much all the rest of the
•ftsrnoon with investment buying the fe.t-
Uire of the trading. Shorts who had dog
pd.y withstood the trying advance of
the last two weeks, were disheartened
s-,.1 unable to withstand the tremendou*
The South and Wall Street were free
(user* on the up-turn. The room trade
atM - I great significance to the pre.<-
triee ot Urge English buying order*, these
eonvet.ng the impression that another big
rise mu issured la Liverpool to-tnorrow.
Ttte t illing contlued to the end of the ses
r i The close was strong t the highest
point of the day—a net advance of 21 to
SEIZED R tll.W tl JtamOA.
Troop. Arr fiunrdln* f'tiitrrr to
ill** Forbidden City.
Copyright. 1900. the Associated Pres*.
P. kin. Aug. SO. via Tien T*ln. Sop*.
Today the British occupied the railway
Juortlon at Feng Tal. southwest of Pekin,
or. the lino to IMo Ting Fu. This ** W
ttnded to forestall any damage there or
•r .ippronch by the Ohhieee from that di
It la not believed that armed rhhiree
•re In this neighborhood except In email
partirr; but the plan Is to extend the out
poat. no an to prevent hostile combin
ation within striking distance of Pekin.
After the allied troops passed through
the ForlUMeti City the Imperial palace
* left in charge of the Chinese attend
• nie with the Russians encamped outside
th gate at one end and the Ninth
I'nited States Infantry preventing ap
proach or departure by the other gale.
A LOAK HIGHWAY ltottltr.lt.
tlrlil I P llurllnaton Train anil Took
Money nnd Diamonds.
Denver, Col.. Sept. 12.—Burlington train
No. 1. known ns the Ovrland Flyer, was
held up by a lone highwayman at ?
I lock this morning live miles east of
II dglor. Neb., near the Colorado line. The
tnbber secured about MOO In cnsh and
about twice thut amount In diamonds and
fetches. He then made hit escape, by
bringing the.train to a atop. He went
through both sleepeds, but did not molest
chair cars. Railroad officials offer 21.000
lor his capture, and possesa have started
"ut in all directions.
KILUCO BY FALUN M AST.
Ilirtnlnaliain Man Met Heath on
Broadway, Tew York.
New York, Bpt. 12.—During Iho preva
lence of a high wind to-day a mast sus
taining one end of a political banner sus
l>- tided over Broadway was blown down,
k lllng Charles Dunfleld of Birmlnghsm.
Alt., who was passing with his brother
an t a friend.
■tenth of Mrs. J. A. Tripp.
tVaycross. <Ja.. Hcpt. 12— Mrs. J. A.
Tripp, who has been so very 111 with ty
phoid fever for several days a! the home
of ner daughter, Mrs. H. J. Stvet, neir
Huskln, died last night. It will be re
tn- mbered that Mrs. Tripp's husband. J.
A Tripp del suddenly and unexpectedly
" (■ w days ago at the home of this same
da shter. The body of Mrs Tripp was
b t.-d ihis afternoon by the side of her
*“* ind In Kettle Creek Cemetery. Rev.
" H. Scruggs offlcntlng.
Mill llnlld Hoads in l.nsnn.
Manila, Sept. 12.—At the first public leg-
Itlatlve sc sslon of the Philippines Com
mltskms held to-day the bills appropri
able 1 nnu.ouo gold from the funds of the
ci-inrt for highways and bridges and I
In part payment of surveying expenses
t nlnrt and Hnptlst onvenllon.
Iticnmond. Va , Bepl. 12 —The National
baptist Convention (colored) met here to
d*> In Its twentieth annual session. More
than l,uio delegates are present.
AN OLD NEWSPAPER.
How New* At a* Pnbllahrd One Hun
dred tears tan.
From the Clncinnatt Enquirer.
Two curious did newspapers, printed be
fore the beginning of the present century,
nre proserved by Joint a Hpilnian, an old
cltlaen of Covington. Ky. They mark the
vety iM-glnnlng >r ••Western" journalism.
blng ilated August 16 and August 23. I TM.
Both are copies of the "Kentu.tcy C.a
aette,” printed In Lexington The sheet
I* not over a foot in breadth, the leugth
a trifle greater. They are very rude sped
mena of handiwork, and the old-atyle .el
ter . then mud< very much like an f, Is
Very much in evidence. A glance over the
columns ot this Journal, printed during
the Infancy of the great commonwealth,
give* a britcr Idea of the primitive life
led Ly our pioneers than can lie gained
from book*, and me >oulh of thl* da>
and generation will ttnd It easier to realise
the tremendous strides that have been
made within the Is- I led between 17*0, and
I'M by noting ih* conditions then exist
ing. us reflected by the content* of these
miserable little sheets, that have no more
re.-einolam to the up-to-date new*pa|*r
than ha* the Indian dugout to the lileet
ocean steamer. For Inamnc*. take this
announce ment of the th*n' , lxiltor of the
"Kentucky Handle." Mr James Brad
ford, who seemed to he laboring under
some ditflruliles regarding the distribu
tion of his lliipullau sheet. He cover* the
case as follow*, and us he carried the
same notice In at least two Issues, It
will l.e aiuirrnt that he was not reposing
on a bed of Journalistic roses;
"The time lor wiilch Mr. Hlle was em
ployed a* post rller will expire on the
33d ln*l., and the encouragement I* cot
*ti file lent to Induce him to continue any
longer, or other to supply the place. It I*
therefore <>ut of my tower to forward the
paper* in future by pot, for the ex|>en*#
of the present six months' postage Is equal
to the whole amount collected from the
Kiihm-rllier* for which he carries, Includ
ing the* whole sum with which Ihe sub
scriber* are chargeable, so that Ihe mode
of sending the paper* to the subscribers
will naturally fall into Ihe former chan
Here Is a piece of new* placed under the
date line, "Lexington, Ky.. Aug It. ITSsi."
that hu* a strange sound to the present
•lay clllxen of comiuiratlvely tender years,
and who knows no more abdut the red
man than he has gained by a personal
knowledge of Cooper - * novels. Then the
Item was n-dh.ng unusual. To-day. afler
the lapse of 110 yeor*. It has an ancient
flavor that rtnurk* of medieval times:
"The spies from Mason county fell on
the trail ol those Indians mentioned In
our last, who stole horses from Harris
on’s station, as they cam.' Into the set
tlement; they Immediately went home
and Informed Ihe counly lieutenant there
of, who ordered out a party of the mtlltls
in search of them, and when they came to
Ihe place where Ihe spies saw the trail,
they discovered that the Indian* had just
gone out with a number of horses; they
pursued them, ami on Frldny overtook
about eight of them at the Ohio (there
being about aevenleen of them In the
whole), the others having got over the
river; they fired on them and killed two.
and 'll* thought wounded two others,
who, with rest, made their escape. They
recovered four of the horse* only, the
other* having been got over the river
before they came up.
"We hear that on Sunday evening last
the Indians again stole horse# from Har
rison’s station on Licking."
Here I* another local Item showing that
Lexington and the surrounding country
was In about much the same condition In
1740. so far as danger to life nd limb
was concerned, as it was a few months
ago during Ihe tragic political contest
that dOmlnated In the assassination of
tkjv. Oocbel. Thl* piece of Intelligence
1* dated "Lexington, Ky.. Aug. and
"On Tuesday last the Indians killed
two men and took one prisoner, together
with six horses out of two team* on the
road between Blue Licks ami Unw-stone.
"On Wednesday they fired on a company
coming through the wilderness when
twelve miles off Englishes. No damage
Knur to Hunt.
It was a busted theatrical manager get
ting home on the proceeds of his watch,
says the Washington Post, and when he
had admitted as much, he was asked by a
"Was the play a failure, that you got
"Oh, no; the play was all right." was
"Anything wrong with the actor*?'
"Nothing at all."
"Strike a streak of bad weather to make
"No; weather was all right, and the
houses were crowded."
"And no one ran away with the
"Then 1 don't exactly understand how
you made a failure of It." persisted the In
"Easiest Thing In the world." explained
the busted. "Wed been out four weeks
and were doing a smashing business,
when the old woman of the play struck
me for 27 worth of salary and busted the
shoV- all to smash. I'd counted on that 27
to help us All forty-two dates, but she
would have It. and the rest of the people
are walking home!"
—ln the Interior.—First Cltlien—"What
do they mean by a protected cruiser?"
Second Citizen—"l dunno. exactly. May
be It’s one that ain't built by foreign
look Metier In llir School Room
Than the Sallow Mart >
Young folks naturally like comely ob
jects. and a gjod looking, healthy ccacher
can do vastly more with pupils,everything
else considered, than the skinny, dyspep
tic teachar can The Instructor In Ijitln
and maih.matics In,* young ladles' semi
nary at Macon. <l*. had an experience
north) the attention of any teacher.
She kept running down a little more
each year nntil llnally a g. nttlne case of
n< rvous prostration set in and she was
ccnffned to her bed for eight months, a
perfe. t wreck physically and mentally
She and h r friends thought It was due to
overwork, but she now knows It was due
to Improper food
Of course the phyvli lans were called In.
hut there Is .almost nothing that can be
gone In such .Vises, except to rely on we I
selrcted food and proper care. She was
put upon Grape-Nut*. all medicine#, al-o
let. coffee and Iced drinks were taken
awiiy. Bhe had l*oslum Food Coff
once a day. The larger part of her food
was tlrape-Nuts. for this font Is math
with special reference to rebuilding the
gray matter In the brain and nerve cen
ters . , .
The lady says; "1 had been reduced
to 9i pound* In weight when I began
using Orape-Nuts. The new food was so
delicious and t lengthening that I fell
new life at ones. I have now developed
into a perfectly healthy, happy, stout
woman, weighing 125 pounds, the greatest
weight I ever altolned. snd have a wen
derfullv clear, fresh, rosy complexion, in
stead of the .allow, bilious hue of the
••j n ever now have a rymptom of ov
is-iwla nor any other ache or all. Am
strong physically and I particularly notlea
,h strength of mind I never experience
that tired weary feeling after a hard
dry's labor that used to appear. My brain
seems as char and active at night as It
In (he morn mt and I am doing twice
3tn oun' <>f work I ever did. Don't
os'; my name to nubile, pleas, but 1 will
answer inquiries." Name • ** "
tained from IVetum Leal Cos., Did.,
Mattie Creek, Mich
THE MORNING NEWS: THFKNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1000.
CROKER IS “TOTING FAIR.”
AllttltlaTß tTlttt I’OLinriANg RE
COMING WORRIED lit THE FACT.
They Hail Hoped That the Tammany
Leader Would Way One Thins and
ttruu toother—l he Colored tote
for the Democratic Ticket Likely
to He Laritrr Thlo t ear Than Ever
Before—tiettloK la Ihr llhblt of
1 oil** With Local Faction*.
Washington, B>pt. 12.—Administration
•politician* are not a little worried over
the reports they receive from nil sources
which Indicate tha* Boss ('roller and
Tamtu.iny arc playing absolutely straight
toward the national ticket and that there
I* a strong possibility of the Democrat*
carrying New York.
While the Democrat* have all along—
especially since the Kansas City Conven
tion—claimed confidence In the honesty of
Tammany's support of the national ticket,
Ihe Republicans have professed to believe
that Mr. Croller really had a knife up hi*
sleeve for Bryan, and would give him no
hotter support than he did in 1896.
The latest adv'ce which has reached
Washington from a ItopubiJlcan source Is
the report of former Senator Manderson
of Nebraska, who spent some lime In the
state during the meeting of the National
Bar Association and afterward. Rtnator
Manderson. who. while he Is out of poli
tics, Is regarded as a very shrewd politi
cian, Is quoted as saying:
"Majorities, change very suddenly In
New York. If you will examine the polit
ical almanacs you will see that the . nndl
ilate of one party I* elected by a large ma
jor!! yon. year .and a candidate of an
other party by n similar majority Ihe next
without any reason apparent to the out
sider. From what I picked up In gossiping
wllh politicians of both parlies In New
York and si Saratoga, and from what 1
gathered from the lawyers I met at the
meeting of the Bar Association, I am con
vinced that Croker Intends to carry the
state for Brvan If po-slhte. and thal he Is
pledged to do so. Those who are familiar
with New York politics wl.l realize what
thl* means. It will not do for the Hrpuh
llcan* to take too much for granted with
regard to New York."
The t olored t'ote.
A prominent Rnuiherner Is authority for
the statement that perhaps .’9 per cent
of Ihe colored voters In the principal cities
of the South will vote the la-mocrattc
ticket In the prenktcnttal election. In
Speaking about the altuallon to-d&y he
said: "The example *t by Bishop Tur
ner and other prominent colored men Is
going lo have a wide effect throughout,
"For a long time the more substantial
representatives of the race, the men who
have attained succcsss In different lines
of endeavor which are o|>en to them In
the South a* they are not In the North,
have been restive under the Republican
attitude of possession. There are no po
litical bosses In the country more dicta
torial than the Republican politicians,
white and Mack, of Ihe South, and there
has grown up a strong sentiment agal&M
Ihe attitude of these men who hase as
sumed to themeelve# ihe control of the
race tn all matters poltllra!. The rac
riot* In the North which have demon
strated that the negro ha* no belter
chance of protection there than In the
Rotith. If as much, have been an Import
ant factor In bringing this antl-Repuh
llctin sentiment lo a head, and men Ilk*
Bishop Turner and a great many other#
have dared to apeok their real asntlmenta
where they could not before.
"Another Important factor In the devel
opment of the friendly feeling held Hy
many negroes toward the dominant party
in the Sooth. Is that tn many communities,
they enjoy full participation wllh Hie
white people In lm-sl elections ami they
have got In the habit of voting wllh one
or another faction of the Democrat*. They
now take the position ihHl the friendship
of the Republican parly tvnslsu In words
alone, and ha* no substance lo It. Which
being the ease, they prefer to align them
selves with the white men of the commu
nities In which they live and these men
“Tbrr.- wtlll. therefore, be many n col
or, and vote cast for Bryan throughout the
South. Of course, three vote# are not
needed to affect the general result, hut
M Is possible that the movement thus In
augurated may spread In a way to se
riously affect the Republican majorities In
ions of the close states. I think an ex
amination will show that few of the KO
eallcl close states would have gone Re
publican at any tlm*- during the past fif
teen years If It had not been for the col
ored vote which has been cast solidly for
THE 41 ROSTS OF I. OX DON.
Houses That Have Been Haunted for
From the London Pall Mall Oagettc.
Doubtless, If a chronicler could be found
lo unearth tho reports from among old
newspapers, countless stories could be told
of alleged hsuntlngs of the type which
Is at the pre-ent Juncture titillating Weal
Kensington nerves, and giving the potlca
• deal of extra point duly In Edith Walk.
Never!lieless the haunted houses In Don
don which have achieved anything more
than merely transitory nnd vulgar notice
appear to be but few and far between;
while of duly authenticated ghostly visi
tations the metropolis can beast practical
ly nil. Of course, what Is still the most
famous I/midon ghost story, the notorious
Cock Dane affair of the lost century, was
a bogus spirit altogether.
Almost every one of us. young and old,
has heard how Cunning "Fanny." with
lier mysterious knocklngs. contrived lo
h ax the wonder-loving l/mdoners. until
at length the cheat was discovered ami
Its chief contriver brought to condign pun
ishment. Dr. Johnson, at the head of a
body of servants, .olnmnly Investigated
the affair, sitting up through the night of
Feb. 7. 17*2, In the vault of Bt. John's
Church. Clerkenwett. and Goldsmith wrote
a pamphlet on the subject far which New
berry rld him * guineas. The whole was
a plot, devised by one Parsons, the par
ish clerk of Hi. Sepulchre's, and carried
out by his daushier, a girl of twelve, the
object b- !n* to rr.al go a gentleman of
Norfolk, who had sud him for debt. Thl,
KCntleman was a widower, who had lak
,n his wife's sister as a mistress (the
mail lag* being forbidden by law), and
had brought her to lodge with Parsons,
from w liotn he had re moved her lo other
lodgings. h"re she hod died suddenly
of small-pox. Parsons' object was to ob
tain the ghost's declaration that she had
been |hM so tied by hla (Parsons* creditor
The knave was subsequently tried and
sentenced to the pillory and one year’s
Imprisonment, but even after the expos
ure. the London mob still believed In the
Cock Unv ghost, and freely subscribed
for a testimonial to k* originator.
Th*' Towrr of I.ondon. which ought to
be haunted If any place Is. once boasted
an awe-lnsptrlnil spectre that assumed the
shape of a near. Before the burning of
the armories there was a paved yard In
front of the Jewel House, from which
a gloomy and ghost-llke doorway led down
a CUM of stairs to the Mint. Strange
rolses used to be beard In this gloomy cot
tier; and on n .lark night In January. IMS.
the sentry saw a figure like a bear cross
, 4&o pavement and disappear down the
step* Thl* so terrified Him that he Ml,
and In u few hours, after haying recov
ered sufficiently to tell hi* tale, he died.
This nitair. which was fully
investigated by an official Inquiry, I* be
lieved to have arisen from phantasma
goria. and the Governor doubled the sen
try, and used rnrneette precaution* that
no more ghesi* haunted the Tower from
thnt time The soldier bore a high char
acter for bravery and good conduct, and
the affair created a considerable silr at
The most fiimous modem example of
how stories of thl* kind can he manu
factured even In our day. out of hearsay
and third-handed statement*. I* tha! of
the hnunh-d house in Berkley Square,
which seems to have received It* popular
ity und fame from being identified through
some ac I dental eimimsiar.ee as ifie scene
of n similar story in Tempc Bar for ix*t
by Miss Broughton of n house In Ihe
country. The house In question belong,*!
to an eccentric gentleman He was In
good circumstance*, hut chose to spend
no money on It. For many years soap,
paint, aid whitewash were never ii'ed.
and then hy degree* began the most out
rageous stories of servants and visitor*
going out of their minds afler sleeping
a night in one parttrnlar room, while
some Imaginative Individual was so car
ried away with unwholesome excltemen*
that he stated thal the vary party walla
of the house, when touched. were
found, "eatunited wllh electric horror!*'
The myelerious noises were heard et
night bv the neighbor*, thus giving rl*o
lo the upprehenston that the house was
being used by a gang of coiner*, le prob
ably true, for tl subsequently appeared
that the occui<*nt‘s eccentricity took the
form of wandering up aid down Ihe stair
case* and pastngea during ihe small
The lease had still fix year* to Pun
when the unfortunate gcntjmian died,
whereupon the action of hig sister. IO
whom the properly passed. In refusing
either to let the house or live In It herself,
caused Ihe ghod slorle* concerning H lo
lie circulated more freely than ever. Fin
ally this ladv sold Ihe lease, and Ihe
house passing to a skeptical firm of hemes
agents. Ihe exterior and interior were put
Into s thorough stale of repair. Tenant*
were then speedily forthcoming, and as
thee. needles* to eay, nether m* nor
heard anything abnormal, the "haunted"
reputation sen became a thing of the
past. The manner In which the series of
outrageous -p.ok stork* had grown to he
rmelrxl with It was very c'everly and
Indef.atlgnbly expo-ed by the correspond
ents of Note* and Queries. Only one point
remain*,! lo be cleared up when thr house
was renovated, via., whether It had pos
sessed the rrpuiatton of being haunted be
fore the eccentric gentleman's I. nnn-y.
Fortunately the butler of the previous oc
cupier was .11 'covered, and he solemnly
staled that during Ihe years ho had been
In ihe house, often ajooe, and t all honra,
he hail "never seen any Mgger ghost Ilian
himself." The moral, If any. I*, keep the
exterior of your house In good repair, oth
erwise a ghost may be aitpropriated to you
with a* little show of evidence, authority,
or jusllrtrallon as Is ihe case of the so
called Berkeley fiqtiare mystery. The
hours was quite the Isvndon ghost sensa
tion of the "seventies." though It Is said
n certain house In fitnane street then pos
sessed. and may still po*, ss, m far more
substantial horror, an apparition which
could squerce you as If in an Iron vise.
A fhelern Appnrltloa.
One of the first cases of a haanted
house which Ihe Society for Psychlcai Ite
search was aske I to Investlkate ™ sit
uated In Chctse*. where an artist's tu.Ho
was tho m one of weird visitations. An ap
parition was even by the artist In hro.i l
daylight, and appeared to him constantly
during his three yrais' tenancy. The cir
cumstances were such as to preclude all
possibility of deception, and the figure It
relf was so distinct snd Ilf. like that he
succeeded In protuclrg a portrait of It. A
rough sketch of this portrait, which Is
now In p sreselon of the society, reprre
amts a young man of about 28. with the
right arm torn sway from the shoulder
snd u strangely mournful, pleudlng ex
pression In the eyes. The society exam
ined the house, and found that Its then
tenant, who had replaced the artist, had
it *■ discovered, however, that a dis
tressing sub Ide had lakrn place In the
house shortly after It had b>en built (and
ob:ut forty y.ars b for the date of the
vls'on allegrel to have been seen by the
artist), but It did not seem pondbl® to
connect this in any way with the latter.
And there the matter ended. This Is the
last hona-Hde case of a I-ondon hsuned
house which we have been able to trace.
The West Kensington one reads spurious
ly, as though Ihe reputation had really
originated In tha tempting target whlcn
a long-empty snd derelict-looking house
always offers to the si one-throwing pr
pensltle. of the email hoys of Ihe neigh
borhood. Nevertheless, It ts only fair to
add that, according to some account*, this
unfortunate villa has suffered 11s uncan
ny distinction hr some sixteen years
KAIMCRD (SIFT TO KBV9ER.
A Pennsylvanian Receives a Twenty-
Mark (.old Coin.
From Ihe Philadelphia Inquirer.
Alfred G. Keyser of 5922 Germantown
avenue. Germantown, Is the proud posses
ror of a twenty-mark gold piece, a gift
ftom Kmpetor Wllllim of Germany. Key
ser Is n conductor In Ihe employ of the
I'xmsyivar.ta Railroad Company, having
m charge the Pullman cam of a limited
express train tunning between New York
and Chicago, a position be has held for
During a recent visit of Philip D. Ar
mour. Ihe Chicago pork packer, to Kaiser
Wilhelm of Germany. Armour happened
to mention, while conversing with Ine
Lmiieror on railroad topics, that the con
ductor of the Pullman ears on which he
traveled from Chicago lo New York and
buck was named Keyser. adding tha* th.
Keyser of Germantown was descended
from an old German family, one of the
first to settle In this country. "Only."
said Armour, "hla name Is not spelled
’Kiilser." but Keyser.’" Kaiser Wllheltn
noted the coincidence and thought It a
g. cd Joke. To show hie appreciation, he
gave a twenty-mark gold piece to Armo ur
to present to Keyser. with his compli
ments. Keyser ha* written a letter of
thanks to the Kaiser, and Is now anxious
ly awaiting a reply
—J/igt spring some person or person,
unknown stole from Mrs. I/-trie p. Roe
of Bath. I/>ng Island, a number of pre
serving Jars. Mrs. Roe said nothing
about It at tha time, but a few days ago
h-r husband posted a notice in front of
his residence, saying Ihtt as Ihe preserv
ing season was now at hand his wife
wanted those Jars returned Immediately
or he would call on the guilty parties.
Guilty consciences seem to ts- plentiful
thereabout, for next morning tffere w. ra
Jars enough In the yard to fill a freight
car—many timra as many as had been
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PROGRESS OF RELIEF WORK.
(Continued from First Page.)
crippled beyond operation about 8:1#
o'clock Saturday evening. The wind gauge
recorded a two-minute blow at the rate
of 100 ml*' an hour and then was demol
ished by Ihe hurrtrane which continued to
Increase In violence. The Weather Bureau
reports estimate the maximum velocity of
the wind at between 110 and 130 miles an
hour. It did not maintain this terrific
rale for any length of time, perhaps for
half a minute, hut It was sufficient to
wreck everything that met It* full force.
A Journal of the lomd office of the
Weather Burr.au contains a report of an
apparent tidal waive of four feet which
swept In from ihe Gulf some time between
the hour* of 7 and Bp. m and at the time
the wind veered to the southeast
Minor Jones to-day estimated the loss
of life In and around Galveston at 8.000.
Wi ll HOMO! FOR at I'FF-BP-K*.
tinny People llelna Removed From
Austin. Tex H*pl. 11 -Gov. River* to
day made the following statement to the
Associated Ptess on the Rood situation:
"Condition* at Oalvealon are fully #*
laid as reported. Communlratlon. how
ever, hns been re-established between Ihe
Island and the mainland, and hereafter
transportation of supplies wIR bo less
difficuli. The work of clearing Ihe city
la progressing fairly well, and A-IJt (len.
BcuVry. under direction of the Mayor. Is
patrolling the city for Ihe purpose ot pre
"The most conservative estimate a* lo
the number of deaths place* them at two
thousand. Contribution* from cltlaen# of
thl* stale and also from other state# are
coming tn rapidly ami liberally, and it I*
confidently expected that within the next
ten days the work of restoration hy the
people of Galveston will have begun In
good earnest and with energy and success.
"Of course Ihe destruction of property
has been very great—not less than ten
millions of dollars—but l Is hoped and
believed that even Hits great loss will be
overcome through the energy and self
reliance of the people."
During the day the contribution# have
fairly deluged ihe Governor, upward# of
HfIO.WO having been received. Among the
large contributor# are to be noted lh-
Rtandard Oil Company, with <
Louis Commercial Club for a like amount
and Ihe Huntington Interest* for s*.•■
ItrlllM the People Oat.
This afternoon Gov. Sayers received th
following official report from General
Manager Trice of Ihe International and
Great Northern Railroad, who I* eon
ducting the op*rations of the relief corpa
"Houston, Tex.. Rept. li.— To Gov Bay
ers.Austln.Tex —Your message of yester
day received. The ears containing the
tents and rations wer# turned over to
the barge line thl* morning and forward
ed to Galveston, arrangements having
been ma le for all freight lo be handled
by barges hauled by luge from Clinton
to Galveston, and passenger* hy our line
to Texas City by boat* from Texa* City
to Galveston This I* the best arrange
meni that can be made, and It prevents
delay lo either the freight or passenger
service, for, If we handled the freight
with Ihe passenger* to Texa*, to transfer
from the cars to Ihe boats would cause
too much delay to the passenger service.
We brought In one train, constating of
about 109 Galveston people, to Houston to
day. and will get another train load to
night. mostly women and children, which
will make about 900 that we will gel out
of Galveston to-day. The passenger and
freight service between Houston and Gal
veston ts all free for sufferers, and we ace
Issuing transportation lo all points north
of Houston to all sufferers not able lo pay
(Signed) "D. Trice.”
The following re|s>rl was also received
from Adjt. Gen. Scurry;
"Galveston, Tsx.. Sept. 12,—T0 Gov
Bayers. Austin: Mayor of Houston order
ed Houston military com ponies here; slx
y-!\vc men and officers cstne. Thirty
more come to-morrow. Mayor of Galves
ton directed me lo take command. Streets
patrolled for purpose of preventing thiev
ing. Work of clearing ihe elly progress
ing fairly well. Most conservative esti
mate made of deaths two thousand.
(Blgm-d) "Thomas Scurry,
’ Damage In Other Towns.
Gov. Bayers to-day began receiving re
ports from vnrloua points along th* gulf
coast which would Indicate that there has
been great property damage done for sev
eral hundred miles and that the list* of
Galveston fatalities and suffering will be
Down the coast from Galveston the town
of Dlcktnaon was laid waste and live peo
The towns of Alvin. Alla Boma. Texas
City and Brookshire ors wrecked and hun
dreds are destitute.
Richmond Is so badly demolished that It
will require week, lo clear the town.
Missouri City and Stafford, Just oppo
site. were entirely demolished, and Ihe
few remaining people at these places have
no homea to cover their heads.
Bsy City, In Mnlngorda county. Is re
ported wrecked, with much loes of life,
though no official report has been made
lo that effect.
Patiop. Bolivar. Bolivar Pnlnf* Quin
tana, Bugsrland, Belleville, Wharton.
Falrvlew. Missouri City, Bartarla, Aricola
and El lYmpo are all reported heavy suf
ferers, both In point of property destroy
ed and lives lost.
Lives Lost on Mainland,
Owing lo the fart that Ihe telegraph ser
vice Is ••111 badly crippled. Gov Bayers
.anno; ascertain the exact number of dead
at the point* named, hut It Is approxi
Reports reaching Ihs Governor show
Hint the railroads, telegraph and telephone
companies have suffered an Immense loss.
The Governor was informed to-day that
quite a number of tugs from New Orleans
and other available points hod either ar-
AjSTjxV, **l wouldn't do without Pearl inc ; I wouldn't if I mold.
U wA) 1 couldn't do without Pcarluie ; I couldn't tl I would "
X A (Catunbutsd hy a Portias ,<iMurar.;
•*jj She means to say that should a washing tnedi
um Evented that would equal
Pearline in labor-saving anc
\\ / harmlcssness, she would still stick
\ * if [ to Pcarline. She feels it isn't worth
I If while to consider that possibility
\ \ further. As things arc now. washing
I w P car i* ne ‘ s so an d st
economical, she really couldn’t affort
to risk anything else. we
Millions sing the praises of Pearline
rived or were en route lo Galveston, and
tha* hy Haiurday the transportation prob
lem would be solved so far as gelling peo
ple ftom the Island lo the mainland was
Hundreds applied again to-day to Gov
Rayri# fo> permits lo go to Galveston, hut
he refused all saying that there were al
rrady too many people there, and In case#
of emergency the local manager* of Ihe
relief corps were better able to act on
their illsciellon than he dictated toby him
ftTiitiir* grf.it hrrtri ctiov
t area uses I'llril II tali and Many Peo
ple Are TrylnK to Get Away.
Galveston, Rept. 12.-—ln Ihe Denver re
survey there are a few hmiac.s hut not
many, and those are badly twirled. In
the West End. where most of Ihe jxwirer
f'eople lived, al"I where the houses were
not so substantial, the damage sme-uni*
almost lo a totality. There are undoubt
edly a large number of dead In th* rulna.
tn the c-mral portion of town that la.
of the resilient district where the wealthy
people nn.l those of mean* lived. Ihars la
probably not one house of five completely
good, or so badly wrenched that It I*
not habitable. All ihe houses lhat are
left standing are filled with th* severely
Injured, th* rich,and the poor occupying
the same room* In marry Instance*.
Along the bay shore Iho devastation la
complete and Ihe full force of the wind
I* better appreciated when Ihe great lim
bers and piling are seen twisted and
broken In two; many of Iho resldencrtt
that were blown Inside out have a look
of frailness about them, httl hers there
Is a solidity about the wreckage that
shows the terrible force thal must have
been exeried to cause the damage.
A great steamer, the Alamo, Is Jammed
hard and fan Into the remains of the pil
ing of Ihe wharf where she was lied up;
out In the stream a slater ship, the Con
cho. lb*, after a voyage from New York
The passenger* she ha* on her are not
allowed lo land as yet. Over on Bolivar
another big ship lies, and out toward
the Jetty there Is a schooner. Toward the
mainland In the mud ars a couple.
Tugs will lie here In a very short
time from New Orleans ami Mob|l to pull
>hem off hut they wbl Iwve to go out of
port light for there la little left here to
send out on them amt It will probably he
d>t md the belter r>sfr to go out Itghi
until the its mage can he ascertained Hi
some dry deck There 1- no dock here
that can accommodate those hlg ocean go
ing steamship* One or two of them n
-r'dlng at anchor unharmed apparently
hut there I* no way to get out to them
Of the email craft there I# little left;
a coup'.e of steamers, two tugs, as far as
can be seen from Ihe wharf, though there
may be olhers which are away at the
mainland and a few schooner*. Moat of
ihe mosquito licet was smashed Into kind
ling wood. There ars aeveral small boat*
thrown high and dry on the wreckage
of the wharves and one Is far out la the
railroad yard*. How II got there I* a
mystery for even the wind that prevail
ed could not hav* carried It there until
It got It up above Ihe wharves first. Out
in the water there are a number of wrecks
of vessels. Them are few dead here,
n.net of the crest having escaped.
The city and the Island I* covered with
the carcasses of horses, cows, mules, dogs,
rat* and eat*. The odor from these ami
from Ihe human bodies Is poisoning the
nir his! It la n matter of Impossibility to
dispose of even one-tenth of the putrify
irg esre-ae*** this week.
Tim number of p. opl* trying to leave Is
great. Not all of them want lo stay
away |> rmanenlly, hut they desire lo get
to relative* ar.d friends elsewhere to re
cover from the shcck. Tltey want to get
where there I* a plenty of food and drink
ing water and t(jed!clne and not so much
clanger of slrkfiiM* that may prove aa
fatal as wind and water.
HKI.IRF TH 111 TO (lUVnsTOT.
Railroads Mnßln* Efforts to Repair
Ihe tirest Damage.
Houston, Tex., Sept. 12—General Man
ager Trice of the International aml Great
Northern Railway, and General Superin
tendent Hill of Ihe Galveston, Henderson
and Houston Railroad, look another relief
train lo Texas City yesterday.
AdJI. Gen Beurry was placed In charge
lo prevent the train being crowded with
sightseers and those whose presence la
not derlraMe In Galveston Just now. and
It was explained to those who hoarded It
that the prospect of reaching Ihe Island
was exceedingly slim, as there was no
assurance that there would be any means
of transportation on this side. This did
not deter people from making the trip,
though moot of them failed to got to Gal
veston. Gen. McKlbben was aboard, he
having been aent to Galveston lo co-op
erate with (Jen Bi urry In maintaining or
der and distributing Ihe 10,000 rations and
■,•) tents furnished by tha Federal gov
When the train arrived at Texas City
Junction It was found that the track had
been sufficiently repaired lo admll of
making connection with Ihe Texas City
Terminal Hallway, which conveyed lie
passengers lo Texas City, whye such
meager transportation facilities as were
at hand were utilized In rea-blng Ihe Isl
Th* train also carried Iwo carloads of
provisions' several boats ami a couple of
wagons. The latter were taken to Texas
City, while tho provisions were Inn.led on
Ihe prairie to be conveyed there later.
Generally speaking, there la no change
In Ihe situation along the Galveston, Hen
derson and Houston Railroad. Refugee*
continue to reach Texas City Junction
from Virginia Point, all telling harrow
ing stories which vary only In detail. In
stead of dissipating the gloom which has
Settled over all since Monday they have
nothing to aay exrept whai makes Ihe
situation appear worse a* lime progresnre.
What I* meet needed Just now I* means
of transportation across the bay to bring
over the hon*ele and the destitute. It
Is evident that (he Important question Jusl
now Is how to get people away from Gal
veston as fast at- possible. While con
nection wax established by the Galveston.
Henderson end Houston with the Texas
City Terminal to-day, Ihe eipeeted con
nection with the Islam! by means of tho
lug Lawreoce was not made, a* that boat
was held In Galveston awaiting th* t
vision of a meeting to-,lay to decide* h
heat to transpott Ihe homeless to tl
The tpiestlon of truueportstton has be.
taken tn hand by a ceunmlttcc of prom
rent Houston gentlemen.
To-uigh! number# of the committee m<
with Superintendent Trice, who lendert
every assistance in his power In tc
transportation line. To-morrow some pin
will he decided upon for sending supplb
ami hrlnglng back person* from the la
and. via Texas Glty.
With regard to ihe r-sumption of dlrw •
rail communi <i|on with the Island, t
one can tell when It will take place. Tl;
Raida Fe. Ihe Missouri. Kansas ami Tel
as. the International ami Great Northeri
ami the Galveston. Houston and Header
son have decided to construct a tempo!
ary bridge for Join! use and Ihe Rortther
Pacific may eventually Join In Ihe enter
prtne. Beyond this then* I* some talk o
the ultimate construction of a mvk>
double track atoel bridge lhat would re
sin the slcments.
Concerning the movement of expot
freight nr> definite plane have been agree
upon. The all-rull routes to the porta ol
Pahlne !'** and New Orleans wdl *1
have to Ire used Th* availability of Ve
las. o was discuss,si this evening. It ma*
be decided to repair Ihe wharves an,l u*
that px>rt also.
The Western I'tijon Telegraph Com
puny sent a construct lon train down th*
Galveston. Houston ami Henderson to
day which repaired Us wire* ** far at
Virginia Point, eo that they may be us#,'
temporarily at least, and telegraphic com
municatWm with that point may he had
tomorrow. Itetaehmente of militia hav.
been Stallone,! at Texa* City and Virgin!
Point lo keep mil person* who have nc
business In Galveston art who** presence
would prove an Incumbrance at this Junc
Eighty-three bodies had hern burled at
Texac City up to yesterday afternoor.
All of these except two floated In fr.itr
the Islam!. Every possible means of pre
serving ami establishing I, lent HUM Hoc
was used here.
Possibly 3l latdles have been re overod
and buried at Virginia Point lo dale.
G HOC LX XL.Bit A HILT AlluT.
Fifty Robbers of the Dead r.xeealed
by ladlwaant (Ittaewa.
Houston. Tex . Bepl. 12.-A reporter ha<
telegraphing from Deporle the story m
tho robbery and mutilation of the dead In
Galveston ami he death of the offender.
Tho ghouls were holding an orgie over
Ihe dead. Tho majority of those men
were negroes, but there were also whit ts
xvho took part In Ihe desecration Borne of
them were natives ami some had been
allowed (o go over from Ihe mainland un
der fhe guise of "relief work." No* only
did they rob Ihe .bad but Ihey mu*Dated
bodies In artier lo secure their ghoulish
A party of len negroes were returning
from a looting expedition. They had
stripped corpstw of all valuables aod the
pockets of some of the looters were fairly
bulging out with fingers of Ihe dead which
bad been cut off because they were so
swollen tho rings could not be removed.
Incensed a* this .Weeration and mail,
lotion of Ihe dead Ihe looters were shot
down, and II has been determined that
all found In the act of robbing ihe dead
shall be summarily shot.
During the nobbing of Ihe dead not only
were fingers cut off, hut ears were stripped
from heads. In order lo secure Jewels of
value. A few government troop- who have
survived are aaslsllng In petrolling tha
rlty. Private citizens hare aim endeav
ored to prevent the robbing of the dead,
and on several occasions have killed tha
offenders. Blngly ami In two and threes
the offenders were thus shot down until
the total of those thus executed exceeds
QADYKBTO* ffKEDh ffOTET.
Many Telegrams Answered TtrniH
Assoc In led Press.
Galveston, Tex.. Sept. U.—To the As
"We are receiving numerous telegrams
of condolence and offers of assistance. As
the telegraph wire* are burned, we beg
the Associated pres* to communicate this
response to all;
"Nearby cities are supplying and trill
supply sufficient food, clothing, etc., for
Immediate needs. (Hies farther sway can
servo us best by sending money. Check*
should he made payable to John Healy,
chairman of the finance committee. All
supplies should come to W. A. Me Vital©,
chairman of Ihe relief commutes W*
have 25.<D> people to doth and feed
for many weeks and lo furnish *
with household goods. Most of these are
h<n< Us* ard tho others will ta t u|re money
to make their wrecked residence* habi
table. From this Ihs world moy under
stand how much money we still need.
This committee Will, from time to time,
report our newt* with more particulars.
We refer to dispatch of this date of M.xJ.
R. O. I.owe, which (he committee fully
Indorse*. All rommuatrailone will please
accept this answer In ID of direct re
sponse and be assured of the heartfelt
gratitude of the entire population.
W. C. Jones. Mayor,
J. D. Skinner,
C. H McMaxter,
R. O. Lowe,
Clarence Owsley, Committee.
ADDITIONAL LIST OF DEAD.
home Few of the Many Who Lost
Tbrlr live* lo the Storm.
Galveston, Tex., Bepl. U. via Houston.
Kept. It The following name* are added
to the death llal;
Mr*. Zclgcl and two daughters.
(Continued on Bixth Page.)
Norsfortfs Add Phosphate
Taken regularly after meals, retnoxsaa
the tense of oiatteax, oppression aod
“all gone” feeling of the storaagfe.
Gaaaia* Wan assn Hoasreso's *a wwggw.