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DO* ATI ON* H:i WHCX.
Mlm llftrrnn % for the llonwit f
of fkr 4 oin mlttn a.
OwfvyN>n. Oct. * Mtv Clara Hart mi
f>r*nufart of tha Amm an KM Yow Ho
ciuy. ton4ght t.wuwd th# following tn
an*mrr to crR l ciwng in **v*?ral n#w#i*
par*. a# to th* mrtjMtd of tfiiMiihujiatg r#-
Il#f to the storm *ufTwj-#ni in this oom
"To the Fublta: My attention he* batfi
called to e !*:o’# rustic raid to lw\* t*oon
l<nnt#*o in Detroit •>! Chicago
pr>. to Uto HT*rt tbwt the ml#f fund
•ocu to the Gtlvcatim Osnatai Comm!'.*
n, lin*i been mw* pvrc>pi lat*■•!. and that
Hid foudi a>kl by the com-
TOltte*- to lorai dealer* to again be gold
• t high f*r ## It la wall that the Oal*
4'omuntt**# pays rw> i to ror i
nafifji'i.!-* U* I ftwU it in> duty to *p#fi*
Jn tta baba If, Jen tf*- report gain ciirii
kit ton without v*itradl Don
*Tt la probably Impossible that 51.000.600.
or any other anatiterafole gum. or a I .into
Quantity of food and lorhing could !*• do
nated for chart table and philanthropic
purpo*a and the |-r>oni* aei* ted to dls
trtbiKe the ohartty sampo unkind crttl
clam. It la an unfortunui* trait In th*-
hurra r. charar'er iu aeaall or a|erae oth
er* erir..gid in hummltariHn a ta. Per
haps fee- have had a alder field for ob
serving thla dcj>)r*raMe trait than mr##lf
The motive may not be queatloi.ed It la
of little moment alth the cruel
•tine inflict**! ami the great wrong
wrought. no*, to those atfnlnat whom the
poisoned arrow w aimed but to the tin
fortunate* who anmild be the recipient*
of the bounty m> generously bestowed
‘ liver alnce mv arrival In Galveston,
Oti# week afier h* terrible erorni I had
•ha pleasure ard the hon r of dally meet
ing or communicating with the rommlu
te**p, haidel by Mavor Jotiea and 'hair
man M< Vlttle. iHjfb c||v#|) 1 have gt
thatr ao!:< Hatton counsel lei with them day
by my l have tv*en permitted to know
the detail* of their work and relief tr.itis
tt' tiofia by fitting dally In executive *e*.
alnn with them It would !>e uttange in
deed If 30.00 ft tone of food of every con
ceivable <haiacter could he hurrledlv
gathered by ten* of thoupnnd* of rM>i>le
lr. the Northwest and aeflt to thla c!l
mate, of which little i known by many
of them, and not a gte.it d*l of parish
able and uiixultable material he includ
ed The good* here wre no cap
tion. although It has aeemed to me re
markable that so little of that nature
wa* sent The que-tlon of selling the
Very amall quantity of aueh provisions
and thus a* curing the greatest measure
of benefit from the donation wa* the most
earneatly and thoroughly considered by
the oommlttoe 1 firmly advised the ewl
of all aueh good?. so limited in quantity,
where the money thoe received would af
ford greater benefit and the good* them
<se|vew be made use of. rather than aooll
In the warehouse, on the grounds that
the donor* had chosen a* widely as tnev
knew, but that If their selection had not
been the moat sultabe they wo ~l exjses ?
of the committee the exercise of as much
business Judgment a* though engaged In
their own alYalm
"A# to the calibre, business capacity, un
stinted, earn* *t application to the work
in hand and the Integrity of the commit
tee. individually antf collectively, I have
never known their eq>ial. I am not prone
to volunteer my endorsement, either o'
persons or committees, but I take pleasure 1
In assuring the p*sf4e of our country that
their donations could not l*e moie wise
ly. economically and honorably di*f n* and
th.in la being done by the Oa I vest on com
tnlttee “Clara Barton
“President of the American .National lie I
WILL Hl'll,o HOIIIPJ.
Mlm Barton Inking a Grading Fart
lu (in I % ralon V*|nnn.
nitfMton. Tex , Oct L—By art lor of the
CVntraJ Relief 'ommnio 10-day Mftn
wwa appropriated for repairing wreck'd
home* ami fMO.OOO for bidding horn** for
thop# whose resktoncaa ai*rr compt*!* ly
dtftroyiKl. Th* rrcl|il#nt of fhla assis
tance are lo bo determined by th* HulUl
111jc Committee Muh Barton ha rub
vnttted to the Building roinmliltr plana
for four-room cottages to McrotmTKUtc
twelve person* each. And ban made a
COBlptvte bill of the lumber ar.d m at# rial*
ry to bourn viSfl profile The value
of the materials will be tn.'i.lWV* to fiO*.o%
and the tout of lalnr l* lo fc'UlV
Miw Barton think* *he ran twurf by
direct runt rt but ton the gr< ter portion of
the material*, and ahe will Issue an ap
peal therefor The bufcldtnK ounnilttee re
port* that exeaselve wage* are <l* I nlng
and the Indlontiona are th.it normal on*
dltlona will be reached within lo or K>
dky* . /
Ten thousand dollar* waa appropriated
for the purchase of tool* and sewing ini
rhlne* for person# who are able to rup*
|Hrt themselves. but are unable to be
•low wonh o% thu boat*.
Another Kilenaloa of Time Mnt Vie
Urrinlrd nnlrarlnra .
W*hburton. Oct. 8.— I The time for the
ormtpUvtbat of the twelve torpedo boat.-*,
under oo net mutton again. ha* expired
and n movement Is on foot to grant the
but|dcrs aim month*’ more time By the
contract they should have been completed
Oct. 1. last year.
Loot apnng a year's extension was
grunted. dotting back to Ootoher. Thi*
time I* ik>w up, ho that another egten
#lm wQ be necessary. none of the
boat* la near completion Six of them
are not vet in water The chief can**
of the defcty pew in the Inability of the
hu.ki* r* to secure the mi htnery.
WUI,IPI'I\K.*M K\ M W.
Mairnifnt •Hinntm Hrcrlpla (.hrn
Ont Hj Hie Unr Department.
Washington, Oet s—The war depart
ment to-day m*d public a statement
ahowing the wvrnuw In the Philippine
lelands for the lint seven month* of 19h*
Cos have b>* r* $4 7tC.*c an increase over
the opt rm ponding period of of s2.oss.-
The cwfAmn receipt* for the period
tiame l In lure* were $<.362.?4.> and the In -
ternnl revenue receipt* $336,101. Ttfo |*e
tal receipt*. beginning July 1, were de
posited In the treasury, and for that
month ftmouQtb) to lltu.MV
WILL SIRVKV TIIH TKIA*.
Possible the Vlntftestiip May ||# He*
tired I’ rnm file Jtrr%lrr,
Washington. Ort. 6 Tlii> h.iitlrshlp
Tcx/ui Is about to be |w '>-*1 upon by u
boajr<l of aurvwy at Norfolk, to detet mine
Wfeclber It Is worth htlc to spend anv
tnof*- money on this obwolcts type of ship.
If tho ovsrhoulunt con b* brought Into
reasonable limits. It Is probable that It
will be authorised. but If the sum re
quired !> large the vessel will practball>
retire from service.
MAIFK COCHN INK PKefUiDP^IT.
Appointed It v the Ctntrlmn Tde
irraph find Telephone t ont potty.
float oh. Ort. 6 —The director* of the
Amer.ran Telephone and Tr egraph Com
pany have aprolnted Alexander Coch
rane president pro urn to fill the varan *
caused by the death of the late President.
JoHft K Hudson. Mr '‘***hrne Is a direc
tor and member of the executive bujrl
of the American Hell Telephone. nnl the
American Telephone and Telegraph Com
TIIK RTORM WAV HKIK H
l.lves and Property l.o*t In a Tor
nado In Minnesota,
IHliuth, Minn.. Oct 6 —One of the fierc
est tornadet thit ever visited Nort.i
Minnesota and pun- of Wr one in struck
’he e)ve of the Me*, aha range town of
Hiwablk. rot* afternoon killing two per
son*, injuring eight and doing damage
orwoualy estimate*! at from PWIhD to
John Mofiarty. crusb^l by* falling wall.
Mrs John Mori arty, Mown against a
tree, h* crushed
The ri.ime- of the |njtirel carries tie ob
t ilnorl bur the> are workmen alsratt the
Iron mines, and in>tie t* f.i aiiv hurt
The print ilull damage • onsfe'e of rtie
lestru*r*tloti of e;u*f? Imhc* • dW' llmg uisl
huslnes* houe-i The Autmrfii settlement
of Blwitbik Mifferel sav*rHy Twenty
houses were blown down In the dborlct
Tornalv omlltioi s prevailed to-d*y a i
over Northeast Minnesota Vio*ent thun
der-torm* were almost mntli.uou* A
grew! amotint of rain ha* fallen The
funnel-shaped c.e* ,and ps-s* l over fti
wabtk wit*! u |*wer that w.s Irreistlble
It tlpp**d l<y^omotive* over 1 ftr<J srs • *ff
the track and srrbd tt.em from IhO to
Abo feet lioufe* In the ps'h of the tor
nado were Mown to atoms arai the fur
niture scattered for mile*
Thw Duluth Miring Company shaft
bouse* and other biUdlng* were blown
down. The Drake-Stratton Compsn) sue
t.ilnetf considerable 10- to locomotive
M ANT* I Ml HHM AAM TK.
\m%y Department Has Initiated a
Hovement With that t.nd In t lea.
Washington. t>ct A The navy depart
ment has initialed a movement to secure
an International agreement upon a uni
form system of naval salutes The great
#•! diversity now exist* In the practice
of the various nations, and the friction
engendered by quarrel* between naval
commander* over the ealuteaghas given
them in some Instance* almost *the Im
portance of Internationa! Incidents. For
Instave e. w hile Admiral Krmpff was Ly
ing at Taku on his flagship Newark, an
exchange that took pla between himself
and an bh.gllsh aptuin. ow.ng to the lat
tsr's refusal to give Kem' ff the same
number . f guns whi h l a I been accorded
by a Itusalan ship gave rise to a good
deal of fee ing at the time
The lirblsh naval sa utes are eat h Je<*
by two gins than the ior res ponding
Aireri .in ealutes Thf same different
exists betw'een the military salute* of tliy
two nation* The French salutes are like
thou** of none of the great Powers of the
world In fact few of the Powers .‘>rre
sporwl In their practice In this matter
In view of th** mlsunb rstandlr.g which
might arise from this state of affairs, it
has l*een considered advisable by the navy
department to bring the matter to the at
t**ntlon of the state depnrtniSn and wug
gesf that the other government* b- com
municated with, with a view to their ap
pointing repreaentatlves to an internation
al conference to m- ure the adoption of a
system of uniform salute*.
Rfill TT .1.1M.H %|*|| COMPAN T.
The Fichnngr Ifa* kiren Formed
Ith t npltal of gh.tMM.OtAO.
New York. O ? fl A certificate of In
corporation of the Ivxchange Telegraph
Company has been Med with the county
clerk of Hudson county. N. J.. and with *
the rerary of state at Trenton. The au
thorise.! capital stock Is S.YOnMWf> divided
Into 60.04) shares of |MO each.
The ohle*ta of the company are to ac
quire by purchase nr lea** to operate
throughout the I’nlted State* a system of
telegraph and telephone wires, to conduct
the business of transmitting message* by
telegraph and telephone and transmit an I
sell market and all ktndti of news to
operate tickers and Ilk* Instruments for
the prompt transmission of all market
quotatlon.N and other n* wrs; also, to base
to other com|ati!es wires to conduct
In the rlt|e* and villages of th* Fn%e I
State# a general messenger service. 1
to manufacture and eeli electrical power
.and do a reneral telegraph and telephone
%\ h ii i4Mii *•> mm
Oriental* and African* Are l.ratlng
the I’arl* Lxpoaitlnn.
Paris, Oct 6—The exposition has been
shorn of one of the mou picturesque ex
hibit# in the departure of the majority of
the Oriental. 1 * and Africans atta hd to
the co.onial m Hon in th garden* of the
Tbwadero Although tlie weather Is still
fairly warm, th* Orientals have been
shUerlng with *old and demanding their
return home ‘consequently nearly all of
them have been packed off to their na
While some people are still askinV that
the exposition closing le postponed there
I* no chance of their appea;* being grant
v*l. The exp*it!on will clone Nov.
Many member* of t|* American Commb
sion have nli**ad\ ?•■•tilt • I and the ,yr*
are or. upled with the task of krrangtng
for the return of the exhibits.
,a , }
no AND HAS NOT At.ltKllD.
t|ne*tlnn of the fill* for the Nwvnl
Wtotlon Ant Settled.
Washingiorv <• * * Tn* naval hnord
inquiring Into the question of removing
the naval station from Port Royal, h
not agreed upon a re|gjrt. It i* under
stood thiM the inquiry as to t "bar leg ton
ha* narrowed the question of wli*v* down
to two. and that the Unitd is likely' o
present the merits of both of (hew site*,
with in espresslon of preference f>r one
of them This tvili lewv* the navy depart
rnnt fre* to mak< the final selection, and
I* Intended to obviate the po**niity of
omblfiHtlon. or increase of price by thuee
1 (Here*ted In the successful site.
mil It Mil I * I I.OXKIK
Offletnts Neport the MttiMltt* Honn
Hue f l.firk of flemnhd.
Minneapolis. Minn . <>• t Nearly one
half of ti • flour ml I o|terntiiig It Min
neapolis closet! to-nlaht f.ir dn Indefinite
length of time The ofth Ini* report the
cruise due ex!u*lv#ly to the late marked
shortlist* In the i nvind for fl ur. It t
••outended generally that the coming flec
tion has to some extent larught the tud
den decline in demand, and it Is probable
that none of th* mills *lll resume opera
tions until after H Is over.
Wll.l. HKH IIK oi*km vrio*s.
Twf*nt) rint* of flit* Tin l*lnfe C om*
puny Will H|rt Ip.
N w York, Oct •—The report that the
twenty plants of the American Tin Plate
Company nre to resume o|>eritton* Mon
day was confirmed to-la> at the local < f*
ft ,* of the coni|*n\ The mills. whl**h
employ some li <■*' nun. were closed down
for more than three month*, pending a
settlement of the wage scale
p€atadft*r llulitncr *hert.
Washington. <. t < The'balance sheet
of the poet off! *e department. just com
plied. shows the following condition tor
the past year:
Expenditure*. $1()7.249.25W. revenue. fUC..
JM S7H; excess of exiend|ture. SI.M 71*
This ie about sl,floo v <sio lea* than the dv
jtett for Vhv preceding fiscal year.
THE MORNING NEWS. SUNDAY. OCTOBER 7. 1900.
Continued from First Pag#.
with it ••These charges "he paid. **are
absolutely Ufltru* '
Mr Mitchell iitred that, despite the
statement of the that they
would not rts at**'*e the union, they had
already don* so by announcing the 10 per
ant ttier*sow He said It wa* strange
that this advance was not granted until
tha United Min* Workers rm* here.
MANY NOTH KA I'lim.fi.
Mine Worker* Aln*t Nose Decide %•
to AAliat They Will Da.
fAcranfon. Pa . Oct 6 The T*nlt*d Mine
Worker* cannot much longer conalftently
delay th* call for convention to oontdder
the 10 p*r cent, offer On Tueaday last
six of the larg** companla*. reprej-enting
.v per cant of the total tonnage, poatad
I notices of the offer, A number of amall*
er ompnnies did likewise
To-day a result of yesterday's meet
ing of the Individual operator*, most of
the more important individual operators
joined In the offer, and on top of all thla.
the Delaware at *l Hudson Company, op
erating twenty-one * ollterie* and tarry
ing 9 per cent of the total tonnage, fell
into line this afteu*mi. by posting the
natt. e* The Pennsylvania Coal Company
Is the only large operator in this region
that has no? posted not). *s President
\S V 8 Thorne has stated tlgit the
Pennsylvania will agree to whatever the
others do. so that thla con.pan) Is prac
tically in line.
- ■■■ - ■ ■ w * i *
THE llllhß AND M inrcm
llcafeit Dl*rn**tnn Among Baptist*
Over an Offer From llitekf feller.
Houthlngton. Conn . f>ct .V—At the New
Haven Baptist A>-oclatlon to-day a res
olution was Introduced that all the church
es in the a**o lallon be asked to take a
collection for> the Newton Theological
Seminary. It wa* announced that John
D Ho kefeller had protnleed to give to
the Institution flfiU.OJ) if a similar amount
could l*c ixirH The Rev T A Hanna
of Hhelton. op|*eed the resolution In vig
orous language He said:
•This seminary anl aleo the Baptist
University of Chicago ore hotbeds of her
esy Their inwtructors tear the pupils
fr> m the soiid foundation of the old th*-
o|.Ar>' to the ahlfting quicksand of the
new •o-cailed aclentlflc religion Young
men go to these kistltu ion* with a true,
unwavering faith in th** Almighty. Be
fore long, however, they *r*- siuiken by
cue tlcfubte of their tutor*, who turn on
the Bible the Hcwrchiight of science, and
w hile not absolutely rejecting portAonw of
It untrue, they so hedge certain pat*
wages of trie BtHe wTh dsjbt* ands en
tlftc data t!at thetr teaching* Uwe thatr
weight and thrdr pupils become atheists
at heart. If they do not how their ag
The speaker went on to *ay t;*at the
'•w.-hings of N'trv of the doctor* of divin
ity In the Baptist seminaries* had lieamt
s* outwardly agnoatio that It had kjoert
nrpsaaary to relieve them of their pos.- j
'The weeding! he said, “is
rot \et '-ompk-ted. and the seminar es
still hold men who endanger the future of
•he Christian cauae."
Mr Hanna's remark# arousad a heated
controversy A long debate was ended
when Rev. W. (J. Thomas moved th**
adoption of the resolution, and this wms
•lone by an over wbtlnilng vote.
MAJORITY WILL Btl UO.
Allnlatera fan Reply I pnx hnpport
In tlie New Parliament.
Ijondon. Oct 6.—The only results of th*
• lay s polling received to-night are those
from the Flint and Carnarvon district*,
both of which fleet Liberals, and from the
Shipley division of Yorkshire, West Hid
ing. which returns a Unionist Those do
not alter the gains of the respective par
ties There have been Hected 111 member*
thus far. 322 of whom ar* ministerialists.
wht<* U 4 are representatives of the oppo
There Is no probability that the result
of the balloting tn the 1M constituencies
still to be heard from will materially af
fect the present positt n of the party, and
it Is generally conceded that the minis
terial maj rlty In the n**w parliament will
he In the t>*lghlHrho©d of i&j
The liberal* captured .is at In W est
moreland. where Sir Joseph Savory. < on
narrative, the former Lord Mayor of
Ixwidon. suffered debat Plr Robert Held.
Liberal, who wa* conns ted with the
Venexuela arbitration, wiu re-el • fed tor
Dunfrtes by a slightly decreased major
ity. while the Liberal Imperialist. II H
Asquith, whs returned from Fast Fite
with double bis previous majority.
FI V B IF. Alt* FOB BIUAHV.
Jury Found McAlister Mud Been
l. radius a Double Ufr.
Columbia. 8 C.. Oct. 8 —George McAlis
ter of Ppirranhurg had 100 many wives,
and wlf* No. 1, wss *o pretty and d>nl
rbd and earnest when she went on the
stand, th.it the Jury quhkly concluded
McAlister must be of the bid kind not to
be contented with her They found him
guilty of h gamy and the Judg* Imposed a
sentence of tlvr years on chain-gang
Margaret Gregory testliied that In
she married McAllister at her home in
Wellfotd The preacher who performed
the ceremony *e*llfled to that fad.
Uit Mar h. at Arlington. Hpartanburg
routi’v. McAllister married Miss Surah
Wllkereon. lie lived a double life, and for
some time deceived*both the >oung wo
rmn Hi • | nothing In his own babalf,
and the Jury found a verdict tn live min
m. fi. avaga\ died.
*u-rambed to the Injuries He Re
ceived In a I’rlse Fight.
Philadelphia, Oct t -Steve Flanagan,
the ex-chnmplon Imnturn weight In pugil
ism. died to-night at the Hahnemann
Hospital, never havlnv regained oon
scioiisncsg since his collapse In the tlfch
round of his fight with • Jimmy” Devine
ut industrial llnil last night
While several men. Including Devine,
who were directly connected with the con
test, were placed under arrest, the testi
mony presented at the magistral*’* hear
ing to-day (before Flanagan's d*th> was
positive on the pari of all the wunesse*
that no blow had been struck Immediately
preceding the time that Flanagan sank to
Devine was to-day held without twll to
await the result of Flanagan’s Injuries,
and Ernest iTowhurst. the referee, and
Itoberl Delaney, Flanagan s manager, and
the seconds of both fighters were released
in 9900 lutl as wKnrj.se*.
Conventions nt Old Point.
Newport News, Vo . Oct I—Two Ur
I conventions sec e h luled for the forth
coming week at Old Point Comfort. Toe
Nation ii Pain: *nd Oil Association will
meet in anntsal session at the lfo:e)
Chamberlain Tueolay morning lasting
three da>v The Traveling Passenger
Agents* Association of the l’nlt*| States
wi,l meet at Old Point Monday evening,
\et Meeting nt t'hnrlcatua.
Denver Col.. Oct. B.—The convention of
the National Funeral I>irecto,• As *, at’on
to-day slr-'tixl P II Dickson of Mobil*.
Ala , president. Charleston. 8 C., was
vboaan as th* next meeting ptac*
A SHORT TALE FROM REAL LIFE.
AFTER ALL ELSE FAILSPERUNA SAVES.
A Bright, Vounjj, Happy Girl
Suddenly Begins to Languish
with Physical Disease.
Doctors Are Hurriedly Consulted
They Uxamine, Consult, and
Shake Their Heads in Grave
The Girl Grows Steadily Worse.
All Hope Seems Futile.
At Last a Girl Friend Calls
Who Recommends Pcruna.
Pcruna Is Obtained, and the
Result is Another Glorious
Triumph Added to the Ar
chives of Medical Science.
Mia* Mil tie B funis. B-cretary Uflon
of Royal Women, also treasurer cf the
Craddock Club, writes In a recent letter
to Dr Hartman, from Hotel Snlrm. Bos
ton. Maes, .the following: ,
•'I ii firr*-d for over a year with
general wrakarn and debility,
manifested eapertally In severe
backache nnd headache.
My ph?*lclan prescribed different
ntedlclne*. pone of which *crmel to
help me any. until n dub a**oclate
advlaed me to try Pernnu, a* It cared
her of con*tltiatlonnl headache and
•'I at onee ordered a bottle and be
fore It waa used felt greatly improv
•'I have taken four bottle* and for
two month* have been entirely free
from these malndlea.
"Heveral of my friend* are n*lng
Htrana with beneficial reault*. espe
cially In cne* of trouble with the
kidney* nnd other pelvic oric*n*. to
gether with wrakne** peculiar to
MATT IF CTltTIf, Doaton. Mas*.
The first twelve years of a woman's life
•he I* not ao subject to dlecaae and bodily
derangements as u man.
But. from the age of puberty fwhich us
ually occur* when she is about 14 year*
of age) until after hc han passed the
change of life (when nhe l*. a* a rule. 4k
year* old> the woman Is much more sub
ject to functlonalfdlaor ler* than the man
The peculiar derangement* to which a
woman I* liable between thoe two criti
cal periods of her life, all have one caute.
namely, disturbance* of the organs pecu
liar to her sex.
The mucous membrane* lining these or
gan* %re exceedingly sensitive and are
constantly liable to catarrhal disturb
From early girlhood to old age, few wo-
GENRNG. CATHOLIC* (Ol'M IL.
The Question of Holding One Will
Washington, Oct. 6 -One of the most
m|*ortont questions to be considered by
Q Amerh an archbishop* at their meet
ing in Washington next week It Is said,
will be the advisability of convening a
general council of the Catholic Church In
this country* at early date.
Sixteen years have elapsed alnc* the last
plenary council was held In the Pnlted
States. It was convened under Cardinal
Gibbons’ direction at Baltimore In Novem
ber. 18*4 It Is stated that the Roman au
thorities believe that another general meet
ing of American prelates ought to be held
coincident with the opening of anew cen
tury. and as Baltimore has been the held
of all the epi- op.ii councils lu this coun
try since October, IKJR- when Archbishop
Whitfield held the first, the Me* c f Bal
timore. ptobaMv. will be hnseu as the
(•ration for the next meeting It Is the
mother Bee of the Union, having been
founded Nov. t. 1785, and originally em
braced the who# Am* r.can republic.
It is learned that at least ten of the
American Archbishops will take part in
the meeting; here next week
A hhI.EADIM* TITLE.
Government Disavows Neeponsibll-
Ify for a War History.
Washington, Oct 8 —Acting Secret try
MMklejohn h*.“ een advised that n short
timo a;o a young null called at a house
In Augusta. Me., and presentetj a raid
on which was printed ’’Commit :ee on
I hat ri but lon. Official Records. Washing
ton. D C.. Represented by Arthur J
He said he represented the war records
office, of which Oen. Marcus J Wright
h**l been tor twenty years the head, and
he wished to sell the •'records of the
Spanish war,'* The work proved to be
phtoral account of the late Spanish
war. published under o misleading title.
|. !* et.tel shat tlen Mamas J Wright
r**ferrl to 1- u puhordlnate employe of
the <hpartm**nt He never was the head
of the war records office The work is
In no sense an *vfficlal publication of the
Kulglita Templars Will Hr Attended
llv Fair Women.
Lou svll'e. Ky.. Oct. 6.—The Executive
Committee of the 28th triennial conclive,
Knights Templar of America, to le held
In Loulsvlil*. Aug 27-I>. I9CI, has deoi led
to ask every grand comvnandery in the
rnhel Btotes to select a worn.in of Its
stile as sponsor to acc mpany the com
mandery to Louisville. No conclave since
the first one In New Yotk In 1816 has had
Flint It 4k RKB3 FLOATED,
|he kmes I anal Is Now Freely Open
Port Paid. Oct. * The American steam
collier Ftnlr. h ch ireently sank tn the
floes canal, while on her wty to Mant 14
wi h coal for Amer.cin fleet, has been
fltated and the canal Is n.w freely open
m>n are entirely frw from some dogr of
catarrh of those organ*.
Tht* rcrult. In many ailments to which
th- man lit not liable.
Pcruna lr the only remedy so far devised
by the medical profeerton to correca this
No womnn should be without Pcruna
With pcruna the ihournmt and one ail
ments dependent upon catarrh of the pel
vic oraans eon he wholly averted
For all of that class of disorders known
as female diseases. Pcruna Is wtthout a
rival, because It ssrtke. at the source of
Peruna produces clean, healthy mucous
membranes, wtthout which no woman can
he strop* or beautiful
The day has been when women, especial
ly married women, expected to he hag
yard and sickly—that day has passed.
N'o up-to-date woman can afford to de-
PLOT AGAIART ALBERT.
Plr* Persoas Were Arrested aa Im
plies fed at flriaasels.
Rnisael*. Oct. 8 —As the reault of a
discovery of a plot against Prtnca Al
bert. five arrest* have been m ide. among
those taken Into custody being the per
sons a. • used of complicity in the plot of
Jean Baptist Slpldo, the youth who at
tempted u> assaeeinate tho Prtnca of
Wales in Br’rssals 1n April ioat. It Is
said that further arrests am con teen
Th*- city authorities have Anally per
suad*-J the Socialists to abandon the dem
onstratton they had proposed to bold to
morrow*. and It will occur 00 Monday. In
consideration of the postponement the 80
ciallsts demanded and secured a prom
Ise of pardon for the Roriailst Molneau.
who Is undergoing a sentence of Jmpris
on meet at hard labor for having p.aced
an infernal machine In a doorway
The magistrate pat at th* town halt until
11 late hour to-night to investigate th*
plot. One of the arrested persons has been
released, but the others am detained Jh#
latest reports reduce the Importance of the
Of >1! I.GEL BOAT LI AE.
'lores f ompaalrs Decided to Attend
Gen. Retl'a Funeral.
Macon. Oa . Oct. 8.--Th* Dairymen's
Association decided to-<2ay to build a
central milk depot in Macon, where the
milk that la put on the market will be in
spected and distributed
Tb* Garbutt Bros and a number of oth
er boat builders or owners are investi
gating the situation here with a view tc
establishing boat lines to Brunswick Rev
cml conferences have bean held and It Is
thought a line wall soon be established
The gvivernment has cleared aome of the
worst sand bars which have made navi
gation so difficult in the past.
The Floyd Rifle*. Macon Volunteers, and
the Hussar* 10-night decided to leave here
at 7 o’clock to-morrow morning to at
tend Adjutant General Kell's funeral at
Roster Given SUVt>
flt Joseph y|o t Oct. B.—The Burlington
Ral way to-night sent to Express Messen
ger Baxter of Knnas City a warm letter
of com mend;* lon for his courageous nc.
ti© frustrating the hoid-up near Council
Bluffs by shooting and killing one of the
robbers The letter also contained a draft
for 85flb as further evidence of apprecia
tion. The dead robber was to-night identi
fied as Albert II Poon* of Kan
Death la 1 olltalon.
Tacoma Wash., Oct. B—A Great North
ern passenger ami a freight train col
passenger, was Engineer Rmnrt of
the freight was fatally injured. Horne
G. Hchybiirton and Mrs Marshall we e
Rnnrke Carkrsn Spoke.
Topeka. Kan.. Pet € B tirke Oockran
addressed s vast audience In the Audito
rium In this city to-night Mr Cockran
Joe Gan tiets tlie Ibntrr Deelalon.
Denver. Col.. Oct. s—Jo* Gans cf TJal
tlmore got the decision over Jo* Young of
Buffalo before the Colorado Athletic As
sociation at the end of tn round*.
prive herself of a remedy ao Important
to her health and happiness.
Peruna Is an Ideal safeguard for the
woman in all phases and periods of her
mOHIXF.IHT AMKHirty WOkRI
who HF.roMMl'.an peri vv
Pels*. %. Lorkanud, Us.hlngtm.
Mrs. Senator F. R. Warren of
W a.hlnxtnn. f>. f\
Mrs. \ ernnn K. Itoarh, wtfe of Sen
ator Roach of l.nrlmore, SI. O.
Mr.. Urn. James l.nng.trret of
IVs.hls.tnn, n. r.
hi*. Nellie Hanna, niece nf Senator
Marrun A. Ilnnnn, of NS aatilngton, I).
FIRR AT D ABIEV
Resfdenee of ft. 11. Ksot on the
Ridge AA as Destroyed.
Darien. Oa.. Oct. B.—Fire last night de
stroyed the pretty residence of Mr. R H
Knox, on the Ridge. The discov
ered about 1A o'clock and when help ar
rived the entire sc. ond-story was aflame.
Some of the furniture and crockery were
saved from the first floor. Mr. Knox is In
Europe and Mr*. Knox is at Asheville, N.
A negro who was sleeping in the house
give no Intelligent account of the
Are. aa In fact he probably knew nothing
shout It until neighbor* made the dis
covery The most valuable furniture and
silverware were parked lv room* up
stairs and were all destroyed The Are
was moet probably started by r.ita. The
loa* Is 83.0X* or 84.0 QA ond l* largely covered
The Dnrten *nd Ridge academies Kid
the largest attendance this week of aay
first week for several years.
moot t Tio\ 1* growing.
Condition* a* to kugnr nnd Tohncco
In Calm Are Improving ,
Havana. Oct. 8 Boih the sugar and the
tobacco industries are settling down to a
large and permanent production, and the
mornings ore now estimated at over D.-
mitm. New sugar machinery Is at pres
ent In the course of erection In various
parts of the island.
During the last three day. BKO Immi
grants from th* Canary Di ns!* and Bar
•'*.ona have arrived here and hive left for
the country districts, where employment
la readily obtained This continued influx
(tartly solves th* labor question, many of
th* plantation* having been Idle owing
to lack of lafcor to cultivate thrm.
4ddreaed ly tluny.
MeadvilU. Ha,, Oct. 8 M. 8 Quay d
-dr#shd .1 large ireet.ing her* to-ntghi Mr
Vuay’ll speech opencil with the words
’ Yoti s*e before you th* next United
States Senator from Pennsylvania ” Af
ter a gasp of surprise at th* assurance
of this utterance, abut at of applause was
It in Grand** Western.
Uhlwgo. Oct 8 Word was received to
day by the roads whL h for a week oast
have b**:i strtiggl t a with the formation
of a tians-eontlt.crtd r*seng*r associa
tion that the Itlo Grande Western had de
cided to bet* -mo a member
Appointed n Rrrrhrr.
Chattanooga. Tenn.. Oct 8 A receiver
was nppoln?d to-day for the Cumberland
Building ard I earn Association of thl*
state liabilities are stated to be about
81*4Ano. No statement of the assets tun
*hot n Jockey.
Islington. Ky.. Oct. 8 HTank Perkins,
a Jockey was shot to d*oth t
his home here to-night by Tom Christian,
white, a former Lank clerk ami exerciser
for E. T. Grave*, the turfman.
Barones* ton Retfelor.
Washington. Oct. 8 A telegram from
the United States consul ot Tien Tsin con
veys the information that the Baroness
von Katteler left for Yokohama Sept ja
in fair health.
Air*. Grldley, mother of Captala
Grhlley, off the ateamhlp Olympia-
Hra. .%!. C*. ( ooprr, the promlneat
•ealptres*, of \\ asblngton. D. C.
Atr*. Hobl>-Mn her, attorney -at-law,
llano* City. Kan.
Mr*. Colonel IVamlfroa aff Colam
Mr*. Tlieophlle Schmidt, wife *f
the ri-Grrrfsry of the German Con
stilate. of Chicago, 111.
Al*o Mias Jalla Marlowe, Mr*. Mc-
Kee Rankin nnd Mr*. Leslie Carter.
’‘Health and Beauty.” a book written
especially for women by Dr B R Hart
man. will be sent free to any woman up
on request. Address The Peruna Medicine
Cos.. Columbus. O.
WILL TFftT THE LAW.
Corporation* Do Hot Wnnt to P*7
Tsin on Their Frnnehlaes.
New York. 8 —The Herald wIU ray
lYarporatlon* holding Important fran
chise* in thin city have decided to t**t
the conatltutlonality of the ForJ frab
chiee tax law, and mil Hone of dollars tn
taxes, now due. remain unpaid. Edward
Lapiterbach. counsel for the Third Ave
nue Railroad Company, said yesterday
that the com panic* have been advised
that the act la unconstitutional.
Only one large corporation baa paid '<t*
share of this amount. The R?andrd Oil
Company sent to Col. Austen a check fre
f1.D8.78 The Meirojiolltan Btreet Rail
way Company and other corporst*nns
holding franchise* In the city street'
which are heavily taxed under the I*w
law. will fight through all the court* 10
that of last resort before paying
Instead of paying the tax under pre
test and then testing the law, the ca*a
lain ten will take refuge In the claues
which f*rmlt* taxes on realty to remain
unpaid for three year* before proce* lings
ran be begun Meanwhile they will en
deavor to obtain remedial >gilatlon.
COTTOX I* TOO HIGH.
That Is the C omplalav Made by the
Mills tn Mexico.
Mexico City, Oct. B—The cotton tnaru
factutlrg Interests are badly affected hy
the extraordinarily high prices for ‘Al
ton. and at Puebla, which Is the center
of the cotton textile Industry In this
country, mill ow ner* propose running *ev
*n or e ght hours a day until th- end
-f the >ear and then shut down three
months In order to give time to work off
th* heavy stocks accumulated B
mills at Puebla are Just now merely run
ning td give work to the operative' v*
are several other cotton mills In dlff r r* nl
part* of the country.
80 Inffectl on* N,k„.
Olv„ton, Oof. *—Humor. !>*'"•
irnln.d olrrulatfon offooflnit th. P 1
holth of (Hilv.*ton olfy. Holth I't* 1
clan Wllkln.on to-<lny 'Mroot
10 ov.ry |ihy,lolan In *h oliy. ”
fhy hnrt ny omo In thrlr pmotloo of f>
Infooilou* or op'drmlo naturo. E''h n ' ,n ’'
rtoofor, repllofl In Iho n<-Kflv<*. o,lv , ,n
i fro, from ny *uplolmui onot.
Prinoofon. 12; S.
• i ~n URtimylty. IT; Purdu, I.
I’onnovlv,nln M, Hovorfor.l, 0.
Yiilo. SO; Tuft*, 0.
Oolumf.l*. 12; \Vo,!oy,n. 8.
eorvartl. 12; Bowtlom. 0.
Prawn l; Holy t'ra**, 8.
Cornoll. 8; Buoknoll. o.
•Ilohaol tho Minnrr.
nltlmoro. Oof. Jlmmv SHoh*r> w "
a iw.nfy-mllo motor pa.-.d ra,— to-nlk •
at tho CoHaoutn from Arohlo MoEa'l> ,r '
by *0 yartt* Tima 31:2-S Th' B'**
flvo mil.. .r* rlrtflon by Mloha.l * n
mlnuioa 82 2-S aoootvlr. on, aaoolhl f*' l
than th, form,r worlri'a rooord.
Klkra Hr..Ur Hrntrit.-
Hro-’.nn. Matt, Oft. A-Harry KM* J*
day brak, v,ry Wojrol, ord frnm
mU.a lo th, hour, with ordinary p
Th, rrard I* 3 " v
r,rand by Cha* at Par!*, rol !e ’