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established l 5" •• • Incorporated 1J
J H ESTILL. President.
END IS NOT IN SIGHT
uKIKiOMF. WOHK AT OaVHTOS
•TILL 1A I’HOGOEH.
BURNING 100 BODIES A DAY.
MD SIGHTS DISCLOSED AAHUA
RE Bit l IS NKMOA'ED.
tlalkrr Slth Markllng On he Among
Thiwr C rnmlfd—MnJ. W. T. Lev)
Had III* I'.atlrr Fa rally Arr Dead.
Eire- Cannot Be I ed on Account of
Danner lo the l(e*t of the City.
Opening I p and Rial alerting the
(S.ilveston. Tex . Sept. 17 —The work of
i ■ irmg the etrreta of debris and wreck*
h Is progressing steadily and with eys
t matlc rapidity.
i tie mllitaiy authorities have gradually
l rftctid the system and divided the la
, .irers so that there Is comparatively no
I terrupttoti or delay In the undertaking.
he reports ftlrd at Gen Scurry’s head
i triers up to 9 o'clock to-night reported
tu* recovery and disposition of but forty
rve boiha during the (lay. A News re-
I r r. however, noted the finding of 130
I l>a of men. women and children.
litb Ofkcer Wilkinson staled to-day
t to per cent, of the debrlt of every de.
■ ripllon had been removed from the
, . ts; lhat 95 per rent, of the dead bodies
been disposes! of, and th.tt 95 per cent,
the carcasses of animtils had been re
t .ived from the city. Hut as the work
removing the* debris goes on more
i< lies nre being unearthed every hour.
\ hopeful feature of the situation Is Ihe
>td progress being made by Ihe rall
i , Is In their efforts to restore rail com
i itl'allon. The Santa Fe has reached
-\a City wph Its tracks, and It l* an
i meed that iralns will enter the Union
. t here on Thursday next.
I.raesnine Work f.oaa on.
This Is Ihe ninth day after the storm,
i still Ihe gruesome work goes on of
i tverlng the desd from the gigantic
is of debris that lute the south able of
v mi remains of the city.
I eMetday 107 bodies were recovered and
rt.if d‘ Among them was a mother with
k ing babe tightly clasped to lies
hi body of MaJ. W. T Levy, I’nlteJ
bites emigrant Inspector of this district,
among the number. He made a strug
, . to save his wife and three children
were lost. The bodies of the wife and
ren have not been recovered and are
veil among the unlnterred dead.
■ cumber recovered and cremated to
will exceed one hundred. The task
overtng the bodies lhat are beneath
mined Into this Immense lot of de
-1 i Mending from the esetern to the
r. .tern limits of the city, a distance of
• er i tee miles. Is a herculean one. an I
t-ie moat expeditious way of remov
g Cm whole from a sanitary point
ft view Is by Are. Thli. however.
.rippled condition of Ihe lire de
partment and water works would ettdan
s r tue remaining portion of the city.
It now flnnds this Immense mas* of
• slrewn with lr td bodies, the car
's of (let aylng animals, etc.. Is sore
tee lo the hculth of Ihe city, and It
t most difficult prolvem the bitar.l of
i alth has to dent with.
It slnlectlng the Vtrfrti.
The work of opening up Ihe streets and
infecting them Is being vigorously ptos
• tiled. The debris and garbage I* being
t moved urn vehicle* of every description
' frying It ottt to a safe place where It Is
burned. In a few days all streets will be
i died for ihe passage of vehicles.
To-.lay it was decided at a meeting of
Ci (entral executive commiltee that all
tbf 11 orers now employed In burying Ihe
•I id. cleaning the buildings and moving
the rubrls from the streets and sidewalks
t ill receive 11.50 per day and rations.
• re'Ofore they have bee- working for
i thing, anti If they refuse I were !m-
I • seed by the military.
The work of relief of Ihe si k ami In
i' and Is well In hand, and under the dl
!• Hon of skilled physicians and nurses It
■ improving dally,
Eleven hundred lent* wire received lo
•nv hy the hoard of health. A'l except
' iee hundred, retained for hospital pur
uses. will he distributed tor the chairmen
ff ihe various ward sub-commit to
iin Iter the homeliats In their respective
w ard*. >
l’*T HAS I.IITH AAMK* OF DEAD.
It I* list I tntt letl That W.tHIO People
Have Left fialvealoa,
Houston, Tex., Sept. 17.—The latest list
if .lead In tlie Galveston disaster printed
by the Post, revised to date, shows the
! • of 4.i7(l lives
Tie paper say* none of the persons
ti *'.-e names are printed In the list have
■in heard from, aid that a groat sum
' r of names have been furnished by rel
it lies of those dead.
U Is estimated that 1,060 people havs
if! Galveston. Of these about 5.666 are
h w In Houston being cared for. Others
1 ive gone lo the Interior or to other
"he total number of people fed here
b turday watt 16.141 persons. Sunday the
' miter Increased slightly. Supplies are
>i w coming In steadily and all orders for
1 revision* and clothing ate be.tig given on
i uer.il stores In the clly.
A number of prominent Galvestonians
v * c here to-day leillng contwel* for new
1 Idlngs and ordering new good*.
Telephone communication was etdsbllsh
*'l with Galveston to-day and retrlctlon
1 (silvery of telegrams has been removed.
•VMPATHY OF THE EMPEHOI4.
"Illlain II fiends Message af Couilo
lenee an Galveston Horror.
"’ashingtcfi, S-pt. 17 President M’Kln
l'y hs* received the following message of
e empathy on the Galveston disaster from
Emperor William of Germany:
"SUttln, Sept. U, 1350.-Tu Ibc rresldeot
Ifottomnd) Ulofning f3eto£
of the T’rltrd State* of Amtrloa. Waah-
IrjffOn: I l*h to convoy to >our excel
lent y thi xi* off.-lon of my <kf felt sym
pathy with the misfortune that h**
len th*' town and harbor of Galveeton nd
mmy other |xrte of the eoitet, *ir.<t I
mourn with you ami the people of the
I ni ri Ht.iteg over the t#rr.Ue hue of life
ami prop rty by the hurrloanf, lut
tle mrn:tU'le of th* In equlll
by the Indomitable spirit of the citl**n*
of the new world, who, in their lotix and
t ‘ruKßle with the adverse force#
of nature, have proved to Ive vlotoriau*
“1 *tncr*ly hope tnat Galveston will
rt*e again to new proefverlty.
William, I R. *
The Pre-del* n *t r.'pljr in •- follows:
"Kxoutiv M(melon, 8. pt 11. I**>. His
Imperial and Hoval Majesty. Wilhelm 11.
Htrttin. Germany: Your Majeat>‘s tiv'**-
nK*- rf eondoient ' and sympathy In very
grateful to the American government nnd
pc pie. and In th Ir name. * well an on
behalf of the many thousand* who have
bereavement and Irreparable loss
In the Gdlvtston disaster. 1 think you
m st earnestly.
THINKS TO TUB rHKAIDKNT.
Mayor Jones llessaice of Gratitude
to the tiorrrn.nfnl.
Washington. Kept. 17—The following dis
patch ha* l>efn received at the White
Hou>e from Mayor Jone, of Galv<aton
ad'lrersed to the Prelhn:
“The peonl* of Galveston through me
desire ro return their elncere thank* for
th great Inter*at you and the I’nlted
State* government through you have
manifested in th*dr tehalf In their hour
of trial; while their euff* rings are Imb-s
--crll>le. yet they have ever In their
mind the great government which never
fall* to re p rd to th-' dlstr*e of its
rltlifti*. at 1 thev a’*o know that at the
head of that gnvrrnm*nt !* an upright.
r*hrl*tlan ger,tie-nan whoe- • very effort l*
to re I eve th*' datre*‘d with all the
meanb and power at hi* command
W c Jone*. Mayor.”
ADDED TO THE HEI.IKK FI Ml.
%tlantn’* ( liurrhm Took 1 | f *llee
tlnn for That Purpose.
Atlont *. Sept. 17 —Atlanta Churches ve*-
terday heipegl to *well the relief fund for
Galveston nufferrr* by nearly |sro. Six
teen churche*. which have reported, rnlecgl
fTSh.22. Of this number ten were Meth
o*li*t Ghurche* and *ix were Hoptl*;
t'htirchet* Ohurrhe.- which have not yet
eported their tion* will. It t*
thesight. bring th- 'ontrihution aJ>ove th*-
s!.'■ mark. The *um bring* Atlanta's
totnl *ub*rrlption ro th Galveston re
lief fund up to iv#l.
Tammany to Send Relief.
Nev York. Sept 17 —A’ i meeting of
the Executive Gommlitee of Timmany
Hall to-night, a re*oltitiotr wa* unant
rnously adopted that flo.tno he rai*ed at
once bv the organization, and sent to
the Relief Committee in tialvcston.
Jacksons lllr's t onf r I but lon.
Jacksonville. Fa. Sepi. 17.—George W
Wile>n. trustee, ha* forwarded by the
Southern Express Company fl.4*H <o John
Scaly chairman of the finance committee.
Galveston, for the relief of the *torm suf
fer er*. Several hundred more will he sent
RRfIWT* WIDOW THREATENED.
Letters Hcnrlne on the Case Depos
ited In r Itnnk Y suit.
Columbia. S. C . Kept. 17 The latest de
velopnient In the Brown tragedy at Hoi k
hll! is that policemen have Iwcn detailed
to protect Mr*. Brown, who received in
form tt ion tlij* morning that *he was In
Last night of men drove up to
the Brown house and attempted to br’ik
in. htit no one w.i* at home, the widow
and her children being with friend*. It
Is suppo*e<i iu>me leiterw hearing on the
case and In Mrs Brown’s |*>**e**lon .ire
wanted by' friend* of the assassin in or
der to destroy them These letters were
to-day put in'a tank vault. The Bratton
brother* are still in jail and the mystery
is as deep as ever.
Paul Bratton, as he Is known al! over
South Carolina, ha* been m favorite with
men and women since a hoy Particularly
handsome, light-hearted and with pleas
ant address, he was popular everywhere
lie belongs to the largest and most tn
fluential family In the nor.heastcrn se.*-
ilon of the state. .Vo man stood higher tn
South Carolina than hi* uncle. Gen. John
Bratton Ills f itlur. Dr J It Bratton
many years cb'iimssn n ! the fftste
Hoard of IDallh and waa a dl'inguHhd
aurgeon In thr I’anf.daroto array.
FOPI 1..4T103 OF MGim.
Thai f lic Hn :t.44l 1 , -fl(. an In
orrn-o nf in.4l Prr >nl.
Washington. Srpl. 17 —Thn porailallnn
of lira dly of Auguxtn Ga.. aa offldally
aim* unc(d 10-duy la 39.141 and In 1890.
Thr#,' figure* #how fer lha rlly a a
whole, an Iner-a*r In population of 6.141.
rr 18U jrr trnl. flora l 9( to IH6. Tha
populall. n In )*'. • 71.891. xhowing an
liiciv.ib# Of 11,169. or 57 12 per ccnE. from
1881 lo DW
Thr population Wv rdx 1C 18> l
foll. w.: Ward 1. 6 779; Ward 7. 4.573;
W#td 3. 6,67.’; Ward 4. 15.643. Ward 5.
MOHITTrUGI.I'IT MILLS IL6BE.
Fffnrt Brin* Mndr In Mop All Ihr
Mill* In Orlobrr.
Manch®#l*r. fcpl. 17.—Baveral nrarr
mill# riorrd 10-dy. The oi-r#ior* agrr
th.il thry cannot work profliably wrlth
,-olton #i the prrarnt price#.
Grrut Inirrrn Ir frit In Iho rraull of
,hr vote now hclne mkm hy tiir rmploy
fc.h-railon. with rrfrrrn.r to (do.lug
ihr mill" for :wrtvr dayx In Oetobrr. Th"
outcome will be ann.'unrrd nt Friday#
rard.m: An rfforl l# firing made lo
I,op all mill*. Including iho*r .tochrd with
FOB TIIK C'HIRF'-H DAI GHTER.
Four Indiana Klllrd Ona Anofhrr
and She Drownrd Her#rlf.
Fori Myer*. FJ.. Bepl. 17—A runner
from the Seminole camp at Turtle Mound
report* that In bl* un dnce I#at wrrjc
four Seminole brnvr. had bloody flghe.
nil bring aspirant# for Ihr chief# daugh-
I,r All four were killed In the mrlrr.
Th" girl then dpwrnrd h*r*lf from (lief
for one of the dead brave#.
SAVANNAH, GA., TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER IS, 1900.
GREAT STRIKE IS ON
H EPORTED THAT 112,000 MIAEIt*
II WE REIT WORK.
THAT IS MITCHELL’S FIGURE.
STRIKE I* COMPLETE IA TWO Ol-
THE BIG DIOTRICT9.
la Ihe Two Others Abaat BO Prr Cent.
o| Ilia llrn Have Quit, and the
I alon Organisers Are Hard nt
Work-There llna Been !4n Violence
Wurth Mentioning—gome Opera
lora Claim Thr) Will hot Mini
Philadelphia. Sepi. 17 —The gr-at etrlke
of mine worker* in the anthracite coal
tlelda of Pennsylvania, which represent
practically the hard coal output of the
world, began to-day.
According to President Mitchell of the
United Mine Workers, who Is personally
directing the sinks from hts headquarters
at Haxlelott, the sueeess of the first day’*
effort to tie up the mine* exceeded the ex
pectations of the strike leaders.
The hard cool region Is divided Into four
great districts, the Lackawanna. Wyom
ing, Lehigh and Behuylkill. In the ttrat
two. representing about *.<* men. ihe
tie-up Is practically complete, only one
mine employing a few hundred men being
op. rated, and this ihe strikers say they
hope to close soon.
in the Lehigh region, the situation l* s
stand-off, about A,noo of the ic on mine em
ployes having quit work. Principally be
• aure the union has comparatively little
strength In the Hehiiylklii region, and the
workmen there have no derided grievance,
as In other di*.riels, the strike was not
general among the upwaTd of 55,600 men
Indications to-night, however, point lo
Ihe do ing to-morrow of some mines In
the last named district that operated to
day. despite the assertion of the offtclala
of the Philadelphia and Heading Coal and
Iron Company and other 'Ompaiiles oper.
altng the region that they will keep their
colletiM In operation. Naturally the ef
forta of the strike leaders are being de
\oted lo organizing the men In the weak
Schuylkill and Lehigh regions, and to
night their organlzcra and orators are re
doubling their effort*.
No violence worth mentioning has
marred the nrst day of lha struggle
PtacJlrally no progress ha* yt been made
In spit* of the efforts of some of the
clergy to bring about a settlement of ilia
trouble through nrMustltiß.
En.-li Side Is f ont!dent.
gle between the nnthra Mte coal miners of
Pennsylvania ard their employers was he
gun 10-day. Ke-ich side 1* cotiAdent of
winning, and neither of the contending
force* showed any disposition to yield.
With the exception of a trivial Incident
at No. .1 colliery of the Lehigh Coal Com
pany, where a sang of boy* compel!**) a
mule driver to seek rover by throwing
stone* at him. the contest thus far has
been entirely devoid of violence of any
kind. | |
The rxacl numhrr of men who (truck
laimot at (hi# tlm- hr told. n only rtl
mztra of Ihr number of men who did noi
Marl work werr made 10-day. Reporlr re
ceived hy Ihr Untied Mine Workers* offi
cial# from ih* enltre anthracite region
were considered by them moat aulafar
tory. In thi# territory, known #r Dis
trict No. 7. there were 16 6i*i men em
ployed In #nd about Iho mines. Of (his
number ll is conserve lively estimated that
about 50 per cell!., or B,onu minors, obeyed
Ihe order of rresideni Mitchell to quit
Hazleton to-day preaented an animated
appearance, striker# from all the sur
roundlng mining towns came her* early
In the day and gathered In groups on the
street corners and discussed the situation.
It was a most orderly crowd. Around
strike headquarter* al the Valley llote!
there was more or kss of a crowd of
men ail day.
s| 113,666 Are Out.
President Mitchell, who arrived from
the West to-day, was kept busy all day
and evening receiving repTts from every
scctlcn of the region. Messenger# bringing
Inlormation to Idm from nearby pent*
kept Cuming regularly.
President Mitchell to-night gave out the
'Tnfmmatlon received up to this time
Indicates that 117.000 mine wqrkers are on
strike In the anthracite region, of this
number 73.0 are In District No. 1; 36.6110
In District No 9. and 106.0 In Dlatrlct
“Itcpori* received are to Ihe effect lhat
larne number* of those who went to the
mines to-day will join the suspension to
"We feel confident that the entire num
ber of men employed In and about the
coal mines of the anthracite district will
he idle in thr next few days.
"The men appear determined to con
tinue on strike until their demand* for
justice have been acceded 10.
"The number of men now on atrtke ex
ceeds that of any other Industrial contest
In the history of our country."
36 POLITIES 16 THE STRIKE.
Thai ( barge stressastl) Denied b)
Hazleton. Pa.. Sept. 17.—1n opeaking of
the charge that politics might have some
thing to do with the present strike, Pres
ident Mitchell said to-day:
"Polities will not. cannot and must not
enter Into the strike. Personally I ap
proach the contest as a mother would her
babe in It* first lllnets. The sol* object
of that mother Is reiioration of her baby's
health. The men who are called leaders
In this strike are alnmated wlih th*
same consideration. There cannot be and
shall not l> any contention In a political
■ense a* the declaration of Ihe strike
The leader* feel, and they waul thetr men
to feel, and they want the public to know,
that this 1* a light for human liberty. It
would Its notiM'ti*!. al. It would be cruel
for any one to inject politics."
m iniKti w ii.t. >ot i-isr.
is Operator Who Thinks It Will Or
New York. Beit 17-Robert M. Oll
phant, president of the Delaware and
Hudson Canal Company, raid to-day of
the coal strike:
•I do not believe that the strike can
last or that It will permanently affect the
price of coal In this city. There are 140.-
000 men who go down to work In the
mlms of the anthracite coal region. In
their recent statement the labor agitator*
declared that they* had but $71,000 In their
treasury. This would mean that they can
pay each of our m. n who go out at their
order tho sum of 30 cent* for one 'lay
This will not support a great strlks very
% tin nto and Ihe Coal Strike.
Atlanta. Sept 17.~80 far the prices on
anthracite coal have not advanced In At
lanta by rtason of the ttoublc In the
mines of Pennsylvania The coal dealer*
here know nothing of the trouble tlrre
other than what they have seen In the
papers All that have bean seen agree that
If the strike go * Into sfect and continues
for any 1. tig h of time, the prices will
advance considerably. If Indeed, the coal
can be obtali ed at any price
P VII 1.1 IBIiV IT lllsaol.l TIOY.
Css.lna More Talk Son Than the
t hlnese Situation.
London. Sept IS -For tha moment dis
solution of Parliament I* a more attrac
tive |h*me than Chinese Tha conservative
organs are confident that the Khaki Issue
will give them an Increased majority and
they are naturally Jubilant. .The Liberal
and Rdrileal organs on the other hand,
conselou* that they are fighting a losing
bottle, bitterly denounce the government
for choosing the present time to dissolve
The !*!!)• Chronicle says:
"l.ord Salisbury, an he always does, has
yielded to the siren* msn. He has stifled
conscience, thrown scruple# and luatlr* lo
the wind* and BUPctimhed to Mr. Cham
The Standard announeea that after h
election there will certainly he a recon
struction of the cabinet. This probably
means that l-ord lansilosns, secretary of
state for war. and an# or two other*, will
The Pleterm irltxburß correspondent of
the I>ally Mall announces thst laird Rob
erts wilt start for England about Oct. 3.
This time there I* little doubt of the gen.
uinetiees of the report of his early te
turn Borne troop* will also be cooling
hack, and the elections will thus ha <x
rellently timed by Ihe government to tjk
advamsge of the national fervor over a
successful war Tha pro|>o*ed visit of
the Duke and Duehes* of York to Austra
lia alo grouse* enthusiasm
Pit lI.Ml* HOT HIM IS tbm bia:.
Suicide of Teller Forbes Who Was
Chicago. Sept 17 —A shortage of *7O
<yv> in the Futon National Bank was dis
covered to-day through an Investigation
prompted by the suicide of <1 sorgo S.
Forbes, a teller of the bank. Forbes
wrote a farewell note to hi* mother in
which he said:
'•I was weak and l*t the one 1 con
sidered my best friend get me into trou
■.. I have not *aan him sjn<e the Ir i
of September, and do not know where
Officials of the hank believe that tile
friend referred to In the letter 1# William
Dunton. Dunton and Forbes were both
employed by the t'nlon Notional Hank,
which recently was coneolld-.ited with the
Forbes' sole crime, the bank officials
believe, was In covering up the accounts
of the "friend." to whom he refetw In
hi* letter. Heareh I* being made for
DM lIKTtRV .MiM> OIIHW
VV iia Irrrrlar< n( Axrrlna I riallnn
at llueiina \>re*.
Washington. Bept. 17.- The following te|.
egram was received ai the siati*
mnt to-day from Senator Morgan:
"Charlottesville. Va.. Sept 17.—Fran
cole 8 Jones. secretary of legation. w
drowned t <Tiarlottesvllie. Va.. Saturday
■ hrfit ifi’ hmi ini tiVifia ifiiilvfs Ifi the
United Sinter. John T. Morgan."
Mr Jone* war secretary of fhe Fulled
Stater leßatlon at Hueno* Ayrett, to which
post he war appointed. May 38. 18*7. At
the time of hi* death he * on leave of
absence, and .t on hi* way to vital
Home of the dcecendantn of Thomat Jef.
ferson. llvlnß In the nelhliorhood of Edge
11111. Mr jonea wa* a native of Douls
lana. and before Me appointment n sec
retaty of leßatlon wa* connected with
the diplomatic taireau of the mate depart
ment In Washington. Ilia sole surviving
relative. Cuthbert Jonea. |* at preaent
In Paru. engaged In the exploitation of
coal mlntw for an American ayndlcate.
Fpon heina advlaed of the death of Mr
Jonea. the state department arranßed 'o
mid a reprerenlatlve Immediately to t liar
lotteavllle to attend the funeral certain
t.1t1.1.K H %HHIP ARRIVE*.
I lrat One of That Country That list
\ Islted Anterlea.
Philadelphia. Sept 17—The first Oreek
warship that haa ever vlaltrd Ihe United
state* dropped anchor In the Delaware
river last nlßht a short distance below
till* city. The vessel I* the corvette Nau
aarchoa Mlaull*. which I* used a* a
training ship and ha* on board a num
ber of naval cadet*.
M 11.1. VIMT AUSTRALIA.
Duke anil llncliea* of lurk to Mukr
n lens lo)r.
Aberdeen. Sept. 17.—Her Majesty ha* as
sented, on Lord Salisbury'* rworntnenda
llon. lo the propoyal that the Duke and
Duchess of York visit Australis next year
The Duke of To.k will open Ihe
11., m , m of the Australian confederation
In the Queen's nnm.
rive more cases or mot s.
Dreaded Dlaeaae Seems on tha In
erraae at Olstsw.
Ol.tsgow, Sept. 17 —Five additional eases
of the bubonic plague have been reported
here, four of the stricken person* being
gtctnbafa of the same family.
DID HOWARD DO IT
HA ID TO H%\; FIRED THE MHIT
TH %T KILLED GOEBEL.
HIS ALLEGED CONFESSION.
ftTt MLEFIELD SAVA MOW till) AD
MITTED I>OIM. IT.
Mrttexrl III* Mou*(l* Friend*
Would Xfuinl h> Him und That He
C ould \ of Ilf Tak**n lo I run k fori.
Dpfniir Fulled (n Tunsle Slubhle
llrld-llimard lde|lfl**l u 'l*n
Who Hun Out nf Ner nr Mule
Frankfort. Ky . 8 pt 17 —The flr*t really
*n*atlonMl t*tlinun> in the trial of
Jame* Howard. *har*et| with having fired
the ehot that kllletl William GfHihel,
given to-day b> Ittiwmnn Gain**. * local
liveryman, and Jaine* Fuibblefl-dd. a for
mer deputy aherlff nf Clay county.
The former idem tried Howard a* th*
man who ran out from the rear nf the
atute houre ground* and Juvnied nv r the
fence immediately after the *hoottnic
Gain** wa* i'<eltlve In hi* Identification
of the prisoner an the man and *atd the
latfer then wore a muiUthf and waa
followed by a man who wa* tall and *lan
and r A boy who wa* near hy at the time
will *!*> he Introduced a* a wit new* to
cor rtthor.itt* Guinea.
The rnont * neatlonal wit new*, however,
and at the *.itne time the m<>t Important
wline** from th* proeerutlon etandpolnt,
waa Jamen Btuhh ert*ld. a one-legged
and ore-armed ex-deputy eherlff of Clay
county. Btuhbkfleld te*tlfld that Howard
exultingly told him that he tired the *hot
that took Goebel'* life.
Htubbleneld lo*: hi* limb* a* a reault
of the Clay county feud* la** year. Ill*
tewtlmony In derail wa* that Howard
•topped at hi* house In February shortly
after the xhooring Shortly after he cam
tn SlubMeflHtf *a>w he remarked to him
"Jim. you .ill have been having trouble
down a: Frankfort!”
"Ye*.* re*|Madol Howard, according to
the witness, "we hove raised hell and
cleaned the platter.’* and a ikied. ”1 never
*lght town my gun barrel hut what I
get me it or money, and this time I go*,
ho! h ** *
The wt*n*as says Howard waa again
at' hi* house several days later, nnd he
asked him what he meant hy h‘s remark
on fhe former occasion. Howard re
”By God 'I mean just what I said ”
Witness *a!d he ihen pre**ed him. put
ting ihe direct question
”Jlm. do you mean to say that you
Howard, he says, responded In the af
flrmattve and said he tielleved hi*/noun
rain friends would stand hy him and that
w men *ould not take him to Frankfort
HtiihblefleM paid he did not tell Ihe
story of Howard's confession to him nhtll
he heard that Howard nml his friend*
were planning to kill him
The defense subjected the witness lo a
severe cross-examination, but filled to
tangle him to any extent.
KRUNO DF’I El TI AIC KILLED.
Others AA entitled In the Chase fnr a
Westvllle. Fla. Sept 17.—1n an excit
ing chase for a negro dei>erdo In Weel
ern Florida, near here, a negro detective
was shot dead and two of the sheiiff's
The chase was begun hy the sheriffs of
four counties. Ivo bbsslhounds and twen
ty citizens Wednesday morning, and con
tinued until hud night, when the capture
was mode. There wae a reward of |Vn
for the negro, and a negro detective from
Montgomery had been employed by Sher
iff Black of Geneva, Ala., (o assist in the
An Independent posae hearing that the
murderer had tieen located neur Westvllle
preceded Ihe sheriff’# party nd the de
tective. who was playing the part of
friend and who wa* with Ihe negro. lef(
the house to join his |>arty. He was
token for the man wanted by the author-
Itlew and shol dead The murderer then
escaped, and during the remaining two
days, two of ihe sheriff’s p.sry were
wounded in desperate fights with him.
XKGItfIEW IA PITCHED BATTLE.
Hue of Them Mas Killed and An
other Entail) AAowmlrd.
Genoa. Fla , Sept. 17.—Seven mile* east
of here at Culbrrlh # lur|K-ntine still fifty
11 who were engaged lit'an ail
night carousal began a pitched tint He
among themselves at 3 o’clock Sunday
morning, resulting from a dispute over
the games In progress.
About one hundrtd shots were fired and
Will Hill, one of the hofids. was killed
and Robert Stevens, another, seriously
and perhaps fatally wounded. A number
of o(hers received flesh wounds When
the officers arrived the scene had the ap
pearance of a battlefield.
■i • •' ■— —
AA ILL (in TO AA AMIIXGTOX.
President McKinley’s Presence Is
Canton. 0.. Sept. 17.—President McKhi
ley will star! for Washington at noon to
morrow to attend some public buslnee*
for several days, and will return here the
Inner part of the week.
ft is said Hint some matters lies ring on
the Chinese question require early atten
tion. and other things that can better be
attended to at Washington have been
accumulating faster than expected. Only
Secretary Cortelyou will accompany the
HEITZ CO MI AG TO A MEN If A,
Traaavaaler’s Ea-Saeretari of fitalr
AA 111 Beside Here.
Lonim, B*t(, !8.-Mr. F. W. fttiti.
state secretary of the South African Re
public. I* going lo Pgrla. according to the
I retorts mtrespondent of the Dally Mall,
from whirl) point be will proceed lo the
United States, where h will probably re-
Fill At r ( HlXti HA* ro\%EM.
Wants to lira In hrgollatlous for
l*r*r* at Once.
Washington. Sept 17 The Chinewe min
ister ha* re e!vel a tllsjwH- i from Prince
Chlng. d.te*l Pekin, Kept A. * Ulng tlHi*
he hart been clothed with full Authority,
together with Id Hung Chang. • n**go- |
Gate pc44* and requesting Minister Wu
to ask the secretary of state to Inatrttct i
Minister Conger to open negm la Ilona nt ;
once Minister Wu took the tllspat h to
the state department.
It is prolwible that no Immediate re
sponse to the request for Instructions t
Minister Conger can he given, a* Prince
Chlng * request will have to !*• lALI be
fore the President, and sufficient time
given to consSler the question of hta cre
dentmls, as vel| as Ihe |e*irahtllty of
pro* eriing nt om c Moreover. It I* like
ly that Minister Conger judgment *(o
when the actual negotiations should o| n
will govern to i cowsiderahle extent.
Prime Chlng has eoinniuntouted u stm
liar message to all the Power*, each be.
trtg requested to author Isa Us mlnlstci
to go on with the negotiation-* at 4e**?
In the preliminary stage* This may
m..k- nec*-s- ry tioma dlacuaslon between
the Power* as to the deslraMltty of a
ceilng to the request, although there ap
pear* to b*- a rather general blew that
♦ here will be no immediate Instruct Unis to
<‘HAFFI-jK W I\TX MORE FLAG*.
He %\ Irr* That Morrlrrs Will *nam
Hr e Khilmhi It epR I red.
Washington. Kept. 17 The wir depart
ment ha* re’Hvol thr following 4*ahle
grnm from Gen Chaffee.
"Tiku, (no date) \djutanl General,
Washington. M Russinn -omniand
er assures me he ha < ordered repair m
ierlal from Port Arthur. Vladivosto k
I*nltel State* and that he feels assured
rallw y will be repaired in two month*.
Ntnl fifty sform lings end f.,dr* more
•mill flags; la Her required for Chinese
house# to show ouf protect lot) Ghm|i>.>*
telegraphs 7th. at request, l,| Hung Chang
lemes Bhnnghai In week or so
It I* thought at the war department that
the date. Bept 1.1. refers to the lime the
message left IVkln The railroad men
tinned |s the Hue between Tien Tsln ami
Pekin. The second dl*|Ml> h Is a* fol
"Taku. Adjutant General. Washington
Pekin ep 14 K-xpeiiiti.m Tlan Tsln
Tu IJu. thirty' miles eotithward. two coni
panles Fourte-mh Infantry faink-ipatlng
Returned Tien Tsln. slight opposition
Town destroyed hy British troops, no
• wsualtles Filed cable offfi'S ft 70 p m .
15| h Chnffee ’
FBOVOST Mil KT 11 Pl .K IA.
Xlxth rsYßlrrisrn Going tn the Re
lief mi l hrlstlnns.
Copyright. Inr. The Associate'! Press
Prkln He|H. 13. via Tien Tsln. Hept. IS,
via Hhsnghal. Hept. 17— Provost i-ourls
ha\e ln opened In Pekin hy all lbs
military commanders. The German* have
made robbery a capita! offense.
Cap! William W Forsyth, with 300 men
of the Hixth Cavalry, will start to-mor
row hi a tour of the district to the north
east of Prkln to rescue Christians and to
make a ten-da vs reconnaissance. Other
expedition* have been planned, hut lha
general sentiment Is op|KMed lo such un
dertakings. as they tend to keep the coun
Th* British report that the Bengal Lan
cer* entered lllatig llslatig ahead of the
German* aiil temporarily hoisted the
BrlGsh Hag They u**tgtet| the Germans
In the attack The Chinese lost >tt.
A9AV ACCEPT 1.l AMI t HIM*.
Fall Hrlrtltiillnn In He Demanded fnr
Attacks on Legation.
liondnn, Sept |B, 4 36 a m —There is no
addtthnal news frem China this morn
Tin- Dal>y Graphic asserts that all the
Power* have accepted LI Hung fhutig
and will prebally accept Prince Chlng. as
negotiators. It says a so that the Powera
have ago rd to Insist that a central gov
ernment. satisfactory to the Powers, shall
t- established In China and that full re
tribution shall he exacted for the attacks
nimti the legations.
JJo ronimunt atlona. however, have yet
f-asa<d between the Powera concerning
Indemnl les, and a Berlin dispatch says
It ts believed there that Dr Mumm von
Fchwaig nsti In. the German minister.will
purposely delay ntgollutlons until Mar
shal von Waldrrsee has arrived.
AA 1 LI. PROTECT FWHEIG'BRb.
Southern t hlna Takes Steps Looking
lo Her tins Security.
Washington. Sept. 17- The state depart
ment has rt reived a dl|>atch from the
consul at Fu Chau, China, transmitting a
ropy of an agreement entrr.d Into be
tween the viceroy and Tartar general of
Fub Kirn province nnd the foreign con
suls at Fu Chau, which |irovides in sub
stance that the Chines* authorities will
do everything In their poW( r to protect
the lives and property of foreign officers,
merchants and missionaries resident In
Fuh Ken and al Amoy; that Southern
Ch na shall not be attacked by the foreign
Powers so long as ihe local authorities
maintain-order aptl that the admirals of
the s vers! nations will he Informed that
It Is in t advisable that a number of naval
vrss Is should visit Fu Chau left the peo
ple be alarmed.
The agr-cment Is signed by the Russian
lulled States, Jaianese. British and
French roosui. ami by Viceroy llsu Ylng
Kuel and Gen. Slisn Ll* n.
11l BAER TIIETOAAA OF LEA AG.
Germans Killed m Hundred Boxers
nnd Lost One Atnn.
Berlin. Sept. 17 —An offle al dispatch
from Shanghai says a German naval tat
fallen, accompanied by forty Bengal lsn
c*rt>. cgpturad #r,d hurncl the town of
Liang. Sept. 11. A hundred Boxers wertt
The Chin’#* regu ar treops occupying
the place had previously fled TheGer
tConttnued on Fifth Cage j
I \ 11. Y h A YEAR
CKNTH A COPY
WEEKLY 3-TIMKH A-WEKK.D A YEAR
COL BRYAN ACCEPTS
111 A LETTER l> REPLY TO YOTIFI
t %Tlo\ (OtnUTTCR.
WOULD SERVE ONLY ONE TERM
tit Enron of thi n* is oivm
•H CM PROUVRBAt E.
Intperlallsm Declared tn He the Par
amount laßue—Drniaiid fnr a Ills*
tlaetly American Financial *>•-
Irm-I iirrlun llllaucca and the
kiiurnr I loci r l ic—a*-n mr tr Shonld
Hr Elected l> the P ip|e— labor
|ueslluu nnd lncm- Tam.
Chicago, Hept. 17 The letter of lha
Hon. W’illtarii J Bryan, s i-epnng the
I term* rath- rxanlrt at lon for President, was
given out to-day, ami is n* follows.
Lincoln. Neb,, Hept 17,—T0 Hon Jamea
D. Blchnrleon, chairman, and others of
the notification comiyittw of the lienio
crmic Nut sum I Convention:
Gentlemen In accepting the nomination
tendered by you on li half of the Pemo
cratlc party, | lug to assure you of iny
appreciation of tlie gr* at honor conferred
upon tr. Iq the and legate* In conventUm
#*srnl|ed and by lb* voters who gavs
Ihstrin tion to the delcgatts.
I am sensible of the r**s|*onslhlllttes
which ip 1 up n the chief magistrate of
so great it nation, and realise the far
reaching •fT.i t of the 4|u‘*(loti involved
in the present contest.
In my kttor 01 acceptance of UtW. 1
made th. following pUdgu
"H deeply am I impr- *• I with tho
magnitude of the itower vested hy the
4-onsiltutlon In tlie chief ex** utlve <,( the
nation and w ith ih mi irm iu Irrfluencw
which he can wl.-ld for the or In
jury of the 1 eople. tha: I wi*h to enter
the >fflc. If elected, fie*, from any per
soral deslfv, ex* ept the desire to prove
worthy f the confidence of mv counrry*
men Human judgment is fallible enough
when unbiased by m lrish considerations,
and. In order that I may not he tempted
to use lire patronage of the office to ad
vaftce any |H>isonal ambition, I hereby
annotinc<, with all the emphasis which
words can exprew*. my ftxrd deierminatlon
not. under any drcumstancip. to be a
candidate for re-election. 111 casw this osm
palgn r# suits In my election.”
Further refl-ctloii and observation con
strain trt* to ren**w this pledge
The platform adopted .it Kanaas city
command* my cprdtal anl unqualified up
proval. It courageously meets the issues
now tief< re the country, and stare* 1 dear
ly and without ambiguity the party’s po
sition on every question considered Adopt
ed hy a convention which assembled on
th* anniversary of the signing of thw
Do ;a rat ton of Independence, ti breathe*
the spirit of candor. Independence and pa
triotism which • harartls** those who. at
Philadelphia In 177 k. promulgated the ersed
•f the republic
Having in my notlfl.tatton speech, dls
cu*eel somewhat at length the jrararnoiint
Itsile. Imperialism, and akN some ob
servation* on militarism and the Boer
war, 1t Is sufficient at this time to review
the lematniug plank* of the platform.
The plot form very properly give* prom
inence l<> the trust question Th appal
ling growth of combination* in restraint
of trade during U>" present •-tmlnlstra-
Hon. prove* conclusively that Ihr Hc.iub
lican parly leek* either the desire or tbo
ihllily to ileal with the question effcctlve
ly. If, a* may he fairly assumed from
the speeches amt conduct of the Kepuhll
cun leaders, lhal party does not Intend
to tah the people'* side ngnlnst theae or-
KNtilsation*. then the weak ami qualified
condemnation <if trust* to he found In tho
Hcpohltcan filatfotm I* <l, -Igned to dis
tract attention while Industllal deshotbun
I* completing lit* work. A private monop
oly hoH olway* la*, n on outlaw No
defense *on he inaik of all Indus
trial system In whli h on<\ or a few men,
■■ait control for flulr own profi - *, the oul
ptll or price of any article of nterchan
'ltlc. Uliitr *lli'h n system the ronaum
er Buffer* extortion, the producer of mw
muterial ha* hut one purrtiaaer. ami must
eell at the arbitrary prtoe fixed; the labors
er hi* hut one employer, am! la powerleaa
to proteei against Injuetlee, either lit
wagea or In eoniiltlone of labor, the email
stockholder Ib at the mercy of Mw apec
ulntor, while the traveling aalesmtin ron
trlbulee hi* ealary to the overgrown prof
it* of the trußi. Him e hut a email pro
portlou of the fa-ople can ehare In the
advantages secured by private monopoly.
It follow* Ilia* the rentalmlrr of the peo
pie are not only excluded from the hene
flta, hi*t are the helple** vlciline of every
monopoly or* tnlx.d It I* difficult! to over
eattmate the Immediate Injustice that may
t*r done, or to calculate the ultimate ef
fect of tm* injure i e u|*,,r '• *l, *B*l*! -r4
political welfare of the freoplr. Our plat
form, a for suggesting certain specific
remedle*. pledge* the party to an unveas-
Snac warfare affalnet private monopoly in
nation, atale and city, I heartily approva
of thl* promlßc, If elected. It *hall hr my
earneet and conetunt endeavor to fulfill
the promine in letter and nplrll. I -hall
select an attorney general who will, with
out fear or fnvor, enforce exleiln* law*;
I etmll rer omniend *uch add I tonal legi*-
lutlon n* may la- neceaaary to d'.anolve ev
ery private monopoly which doe* huelne**
outnide of the (tan* of lie origin; and. If
contrary to m> belief ami hope, a cott-
Btitullonal am- ndtnent I* found to be nec
essary. I shall re ommi-nd such an
amendment as will, without Impairing
tiny of the existing right* of the states,
• ntiaiwrr t'nngre** to protect the |s-ople
of all the states ftom Injury at lie- ban la
ot Individuals or corporation* engaged In
Til* pletfoini accurately <b scribes th*
tilngley tariff law. when It condemn* It
a* u "trust-breeding m isttre. skillfully
tlevla and to give to me few favors which
they do not d(**rve. and to place upm
the many burden* which they should not
bear." t'nder It* operation trust can
plund r the peap'e of the United state*,
while they successfully c.-tnpete In for
eign mark*!* with manufacturer* of oth
er countries. Kven thoe who Justify tha
general fiollcy of protection will find It
dltttcult to tlcfend a tariff which enables
a Must to exact an exorbitant toll from
I orporalloM* In ■'•Ultra.
The Democratic tarty makt* no war
upon honestly acquired wealth, neither
doe* It seek to embatrasa corpora lions
engag'd In legitimate business, but It does
protest against corporation* entering pol
nlr*. and ottemp'lng to assume control
of th* Instrument illttes of government. A
corporation I* not organised for political
purpose*, and should be compelled to con
fine Itralf to th* tu'lne** dei.-rtbed In ha
charter Honest corporations. engaged In
an honett bustnee*. will find It to th*tr
auvontago to aid In the enactment of such
|, gislatlon a* will protect them from the
unde erte.l odium whl h will be brought
iqion them hr those corpotatlona which
etrrr the political arena.
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