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£YRD IS KELLS SUCCESSOR.
„ n% nit: oovrhsoh to
j iwiTwrn unsuk
(| , ,11 the I "expired Tr-Tkl.
*' t ln( n —(irprWoald
\\ Ilf lln'r fl. Hyrd Will
•thrn Hr llrap|M‘4*—
11, \\ 111 Not n.— trn Yd|u
ml Ha* * Good Record.
~, | n —Ctol. Phil Byrd was
, • ~r| adjutant general of
liov. Fnndlrr. lilt term runs
~'itllou of lhr prrtrm sub.
iin. which rntb Oct. 24. Fol.
’ r ~ , | , n hold until his successor Is
,t rr we li! nol announce whether
l!l he re-#ppotnted after Ocl.
v\ II not be hi* own
Col Byrd, who ha been act
capacity of adjutant general
Kell was unsblr to perform
rf the office, has made a
id. and Hits and his fjmlll
•hr affairs and duties of the
II neb lo do with the appoint
by iSov. Candler to-day.
) , ep. r of the public ground* and
p , <\.| Bird's record has baen ex.
tl> was congratulated to-day
I , , of his friends.
lio-'t lt I.ErT THE M ALL.
tirsinta Velentss % oled lions s Mo
tion lie Offered.
p_ TT'.end. Vs.. Oc> li.—At the seustan
, '.f ihe at and camp of Confederate
y .' -of Y'irginla. speeches weie made
I- or Itanlel. Gen Kltlhuah L*e and
On : im Payne
v.rt of Inspector General Morion
I ted Gen ltosser crent.d a acene
in* the hall when the camp vote!
, i- motion to strike out of the report
„ uggestlng the discontinuance of
~ ■ o n lack of Interest caused them
ry report, a very lon* do cu
i -a icferred in ihe committee. To
i !• wm a shorn battle l,t th'
;>rt of the Intpe f or g+nertl
i ii.t iv-fH* iMmpfi In th# A
'tut to* brought ronponn## Dom
m v" a* orshad
• . tni r* Now they have 2.460 H*#tn
• , 1 th# imount In th#lr ir#***utl #
! j. Ne#!> otnnuDa s•>;
f * mradea hurkd. 211.
l |mi l* Hilo\ft HKKTIXO.
>tnili‘r of tlliatanarltl to China
'• ! iji ivt. 11.— Att#n*lsn< % # at thr*
t* , iix of th# nln#ty-flrrt
t . rm** tng of ih# American IWvirri of
(* • • :on#r# n Teased to-<l*y through
ti !\.i .f i number of belated del#-
*;r r.t Interest waa fhown In th#
ii rf ml**i*lcr wo k In China
: *voilona! exvrclae#. R#v. Judaon
$ l I*. f* r# gn itcreliry of th#
in board, read .an Intending pa
ir ’h'n.i. h# Situation and Out-
Smlth*# >a|K*r w.# followed by a
f, of the KUbJert Among
. o fmokt were a number of mi
who i*a**#ed through th# recent
* In China
- Animal a<tdv### of Hon. P B
r. Bo* :on ## prftid#nt of th# btard
#t- l at th- evening reunion This
wm> lUt* nod to with close atten
-4 HIP S %T I II %ItLB*TO*.
f>tlirr in Sert# for the Knming
\ pnr Were Elected.
*-s!Oi>. J 1 <\. Oct. 11 -The Inter
Amoc.iltlon of Fire Engineer#
1 ji s >h annual conveniloti to
i > m* t t in*xt year In Indianapolis
• Humphrey of PttUhurg. Fa.,
vi % 1 piendent. after a spirited con
lJ Kiwirl Hugh##of lulvHl# wi l
• k-I flriM vice president; John Hiagg of
N J , Mcond vice president.
A llille. Wyoming.*O.. secretary;
Larkin. Ihi y ion. u. tre.u*ur#r.
th. ftanires of th# morning ***
? - the Introduction of Fir# Chlef.-
i .ind .*<nlth of N*w Zealand. Mr
i oka on th#* method* of Mr*-
i k in N#w Ze iland. anfl Maid that
I intry tei'Ognlae'l thnt i lo# by fir#
i-w o the eia*#. anl for tha* reaioa
t I•■!*!• Ihlc pro(< lion was affortled.
< triiui.it tut iiinsHort.
Tb#ir Innunl tleellag* Mag He Helit
In >•% ember.
mgtor, Oct. 11.—The archbishop*
,r K< man Catltoilc Church of Ameri< i
•* l annua! meeting at the i4'W
1 • t nlvarslty to-day Kci leslastical
1 • prln ipally were considered, ami
• >ferenca odjourned In the after
• ! subject of general Interest thrf!
ussed was In relation to a pro*
1 and ang# In th# date of ih# annua!
f m the Meecmd Thursday In Oc
’h*- third Thursday In November
u g* seems prlN|bl#, as the ||>
■bnttol that It Is dim#4iit for th#
op to have their dioceses 4iur*
f • ler.
u IN IS rill! It 4 %||| C OMPLETE.
1,1,1 *1 stales Will Have Some One
• I'lnee off learelnnri.
r . ton. r)%*t. ll --Probllv with a
'** having tho I’nltefl States repre
•*n Th#* Hague board of arbltra
#t# In rase there should be *•-
u * refer to that body for settle
rs of the Chinese Indemnity
. " ** suggested by Russia, th#
I* milking an effort to secure
o • gue for * x-Prei|deni Har-
• # of ex-Pi* Mden* Cleveland.
*•*#o unanl# to accept the post
j, rator To-day the t#nl#r was
k *' *ih#r person, but pending hi*
f * f , * r '• It was not deemed proper to
known his nam#
<*pi- m>:m w:hf < iiusrv
Hi,., will k, nr ||, r Mla.lk.lp>
I'* 1 n11.% Writlrnl kurlwly.
* N C , Ocl. II -Th. Mt.klki.lp-
MMI cal Hoil.iy, now In *.!<*
! "4 'h following officer, 10-. lay
' * "'mint y*r
>.' , A- H I'or.ll.r, Kinm City;
prcMent. C. F Mcllohon.
\| , t ’ e. rorvl vice pre.ijent. C. I
T.„,* 4‘heviHe. N. C.; *cretary. Henry
f I 'kcilevllle. Ky ; Iren.urer, LMelley
lk.iii.vMle. Ky. Pul-ln-Ba>.
'•*' o. the n**t ntceihik
i i! * annual lunquet luck place lo
’ **premr kecrelary.
° ' 11.—Tha national con
• i . , ,l '*' 1 utliollc Young Men'. In
i. here elected J. M.
"'uanohe, Va . eupninin aacre
, , '' v ' Oct. 11 -The R#nub
t *tlh Dl.trlcr have norm
•t'la.l ' r H Ihvkerjr to nppoae ti.in
urttroiaa Bellamy. ,
WIK(>\TIIN' thial thip.
In a apart the ll.ttlcltlp Mpant-d at
Santa Barbara. 'al Oct 11 -The battle,
rhtp Wisconkin nmrle a aucccful trial
j trip 10-day. Owing in rough neather a
j late Mart w.ia ma le On the we.tern run
I ~vcr a 31-kr.<n courar an ao-rage of 17
[ wwa m.i'h. The average for four hour
I w*. 17. K with alrong tlie nllowince In
; fvof of th< *hlu. In a apurt a *pee*l of
[ IV,. ... attatncl
After the i*i*. i trial the .ht| wan turn-
I **4 over to A'lmtral Kauts utui staff for
manout ertng te.*t
By the terms of the contract lh Wl
■ on e 1 ti *la required to .team at the rale
of sixteen knot, an hour for four eon
kecutlve hours, ore knot more than was
demanded of th Oregon which, however,
mode spurt during her trial. lenchtng
17 la knot- The Whe-annln la I.nd> ton.
heavier thnn the Oregon, .trul no premium
" •* off ' ••dim,. „ v<| ~
requirement of the contract Neverthe
less .he has beaten the record of the
Oregon at every poln*.
HEI'IIHT 111 NATIONAL HANK*.
Ilu.lnr.a Transacted by Them .how.
M.shlngion. Oct. 11.-The controller of
he currency ha. completed an ahslrn. t
of report, of the coculltloo of all the ra
tional banks In the I'nitrd States a: tto*
clone of business. Sept 5. |3nn
The .ununary shows that the aggre
gate loan, ami discounts of the banks
were J: 11W.759.*40. and the aggregate in
dividual deposit. t2.307.Jt8.K7
A comparison of these figure, with the
onditlon. June 39. 1100. the ngt* „f the
previous rei*>rt. shows that during the
per Hal Is tween Juno ttnd ttetaember there
wa, ao lncreaa* of l*B 747.9 In loan. an*l
dlacountt. and 849.136.790 In Individual j..
The number of hank, reporting on June
r* u * 3r, - > - **4 ‘he numher reporting on
sep'. a. was a,*7., an increase of lk>
• orTON tnu MAY SO | r.
Relieved Manufacturers NA'lll Have
to I'.y ||s p,. r To „
ferences are being held by th. rottoo oil
manufacturer, of .Mississippi with a view
to controlling prices to be paid for seed
The mill, are now paying |i* per ton
and aa the crop I. SO per cent, short. It
Is the general belief that the price will
advance to at least Bla within the next
Th manufaeturers stv. however, they
cannot afford to pay more than the pres
ent price, and that they are lo.lng money
on e-rd products at th* prevailing rtguro
Many of th. mills are bolding their oil In
thn expectation of an advance. It Is
thoiie‘ll two-thirds of the mill, will be
closed down by rhrliflm.s on account of
the seed abort age
Ilnrkrr and Donnelly Ticket Nomi
nated In North Carolina.
Rxblgh N C. 0,1 11-The Mlddle-of.
the-Road PopulDts met here to-day and
nominated a full Barker and Donnelly
electoral ticket The |l.; of elector. Is as
At large George E B"gg* and Dr V.
N Aenwall District electors Flr.t, A
J Mo>e, Second J. M Newlxirne; Third.
Thanes I>. Francks. Fo'irth. J E Spence;
Fifth. T J. Oldham. Sixth 3 A Ed
munds. Seventh, t- A F-awrenee. Eighth,
S T Kerley; Ninth. Umlaay I'urgaKin
The Brovialonai Executive Committee
was mad* perm men! with J I* So.sa
man of Charlotte a. chairman and P l
Gardner of Cherryvllle as secretary.
IN TOW OF FOlIl Ttfi*.
Alain Dae thr Hneua Vratnra Acting
■l. n It udder.
New %'ork. Oct. 11.—The large*! ocean
tow on record etarted this m >rnlng wh*ti
the North German I.loyd steamer Main
of over lO.Otti tons passed out Samty
Hook at 9.36 a m.. In tow of the two
ocean tug. Edgar F. latckenhach and
Edward 1-uckenhnch. and two small ug*.
with the steamer Buena Ventura, acting
as h rudder to the big ship
A start was made yealerdav afternoon,
hut the Weather not being regarded suf.
tlclently favorable, the Main wa an
chored for the night in Grave.end bay
The Main, which was in the Hoboken
tire. 1. hound to Newport New*, to oe
rebuilt at u coat of 8600.001.
AA ILL -NUT MEET Ml WANT.
Dal. *ny * Troop. Alay Re win,,
drawn From I'ortn Rlrn.
Wa.hlogon, Oct. 11 -The war depart
ment to-day nxi.le public Ihe annual r
port of llrlg Gen. Georg.- \A' Davis com
manding the department of Torto Rico.
II .tale, that when the organtaatlon of
the civil governmem shall have l>een
completed and the civil machinery I*
working well, there will he no necraalty
to retain *0 large a fon e as at present
Gen Davis says th* armament at Han
Juan should *><• increased and mole mixed
and the guns cared for by a sum, lent
force of artillery He says the expert
ment of utilising ihe native* a. soldiers
has proved a market success.
GET. lilt Ititi FUR McKITLEY.
A l.lfe-l.ong Democrat I. Tow for thr
Milwaukee. AVI*.. Oct. II —Gen Edward
8. Hragg, a Ilf* -long Democrat, who
served several terms In Congress, and
was minister lo Mexico under PreaMent
Cleveland, to-night addressed a dlMln
gutahed audience that filled the Pab.t
Theater. lie apok' 111 response to a e|t
slgrud by a numtier of gold Democrat..
Al! .hade* of all political paries were rep
resented at the meeting
The general, who .poke a* a gold Dem
ocrat. advocated th* flection of M. Ktnley
and Rootevelt. He was given a great
MAT A l.ltA ING < I I*.
Johnston and Part, Alatle a Gift to
the Governor of New Hampshire.
Montgomery. Al t . Get, II —A* a eequel
to Ihe trip to New Hampshire of Gov
Johnston and iwrty. the Governor and
member* of hi* l*ff have forwarded lo
the Governor of N'tw Hampshire, a hand
some loving cup. The .-up bear* the mono
"Not, Armls B'd Amore Vlcli!" tnot grin*,
but love, conquers ) "Alabam ,-Kear
sarge. June. IStSt-Septemlier. I*o. '*
COFFEE FROM ANTO.
Flr.t (aran More the Plaaar Ap
peared at That Port.
New Orleans. Oct U.—The steamahlu
Strabo, with 3.300 bag* of coffee, discharg
ed here 10-day. This I. the first coffee
from Santos. Hraxil. since the pagua
broke out Iheic eight tmmlhs ago The
plague le believed to he eiatnped out
Reception for Mooeesell.
New York Ocl. II -A hug* re-eptlon
p-t'll he given Gov Rooeevelt by New
York Republican, on the evening of Of
C* It will b livid in Jl*diw>n 6<|uar*
THE MORNING NEWS: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12. 11)00.
ll# l Non l'rulhh on Hl* May lo
! Grand Hjpld#. Mich . Ort. 11.-P. Uju
j Wft*#lt, sprv-ml comniiMtonrr of th*
j South African R#puhlic to th* !’nii#*l
! Slat**#, to-riay r#c*tv#d * l*tt#r from S*****
| ret%ry Drßruyn of th# Bo#r *nvoy*. n*nv
I m lloll.ind, > or> HinnK th* ftrt reliabl*
inforinntl.m of th# pint of l’r*id#nt
Thr Inter otat## th.it President. Krut#r
will Live l#lorr># bay on ih* Nether
letidP w.irshlp OektbrlMu) eurly In Octo
i*#r tkl thus h# ha# pr#**tYiy .ilresdv
#mhorlied. lie vetll he taken to HoiUixl
•there !h# envoy* ar# wttirs him
‘ In r'ffarl to th# Intimation In British
n# p#r* that bnirlUh warships may
iw* #*nt In pursuit. Mr Weasels a#ld th#
envoys were In t>ot!non lo stst# oftl* *Hv
that any such action by England would
t# a rrptfd by the Neth#rl*nd* a. a di
rect *l#a’l*ration of war. and th# llttl#
Dutch nation would act accordingly
Pre*id#nt Kruger feuutrt * commission
from th# Boer republics. but ex
actly whst It is not even th#
envoys know They suppose, how
ever. that h# will endeavor to rerur#
the Intervention of on# or more of th#
|*iiw#ra. to th# end tliot Individuality of
th# republic shall not be annihilate! As
sistance I# expected from the I’nltnl
M* Vessels th# reports of laru*-
numbers of Boers •'migrating to Amerl .1
were unfounded He said
“You need not !►# stirpt iseii If there Is a
rebellion of the whole of Houth Africa be
fore th# year Is out. Th# only reason th#
Cap# colonists and 1 not Join u# at th# out
set wheesuss th#\ h.td no arms*’
YRTKH %\hAT t IIIt KAM %I*OA.
Ttan*c V% bo %\ r# tlie t irm% and the
nine Met Annin.
ChaTtfiroog-i. T#nn . Oct 11 —All busi
ness sessions of the Society of th# Array
of th# Cumberland and the 3pnniS4i
American War Veteran* being ended, to
day was 4l#vet#d to the Inspection of bat
tlefield monuments anil markers at Chick
timauga Park In accordance with th# plan
and Invitation of the national comm Is*
?* i oners.
Forty in the day the veterans of the
4"inll War from both *M*v together with
th# younger veterans of th# war with
rtpalr. to om part led by . reiwesentatvve
'ommltte# of ('hlrkumiiuga cMixens. pro
c*del to the natlonni park, th# center of
whl h| ten miles from the city Alcorn
lumvtng the party wet# the members of
?h# national rommlulon. Oen Boynton
I>ufTleki and Swart and J F* Smart,
historian o? the commisalon
Each member of the party was furnish
ed with blank forms on which h# wan
expected to not# any errors In the loca
tlons of monuments and markers in the
National park or any corrections to h#
suggested .is to any of the inscriptions
th# Id## of the commission being to ob
tain th# consensu* of opinion from th#
old soldiers of both sides ss to the cor
rectness of the work of th# placing and in
scribing of Ibtsee monuments Th# mem
oranda thus obtaln> and will b# filed with
the c4mmisslon#rs at their office* In this
city and. if. uf>on investigation. It Is
found that h# criticism Is founded,
the correction# suggested will he made
At noon to-day the veterans enjoyed
lunch spread on the battlefield, where
many of them once were engaged in dead
ly combat. A number of impromptu
speeches were made
ivoKPtct; m pi; it low rot kt.
Outcome of € rlintnal f a*r* That
Were on the Docket.
Douglas. Ga.. Oct. 11 —ln CofT#** Superior
Court, In the rase of th# state against
John W. Gillls, charged with murder, the
state's evidence only showed that he waa
guilty of Involuntary manslaughter In the
commission of a lawful act, to which he
was allowed to plead guilty and was fined
J.T) and all costs.
In th# case of the state against D. O.
Taytor. charged with assault with intent
to murder, a verdict of not guilty wa*
renders! In the rase of th*- state against
John Paulk, colored, charged with as
sault with intent to rai* uj*on the n#r
#on of a little colored girl, ten years old.
Ilc of guilty to an aes4ult wa* entered,
and the defendant was sentenced to pay
a fin# of and all costs
New# has reached the city thet the
young man who was shot at Rills' mill on
last Sunday, report of which wa* given
in thr** dispatch#*, on th# Ihth. has died.
fol A F! Cochran, elector for thin
district, yesterday at noon mad* an able
trvl patriotic *p#*rh that was well r#~
reived by a larg* audience Col Cochran
- aught his hearer* from the start.
Mr Kll A IPack of Savannah Is In th#
city on business
Mr. E. A Buck of Tlfton Is In the city.
D ITK W POdtPOXRD.
111 rf • for \r w llatflrahlp* Mill Hr
Opened on Dee. T.
Washington, Oct 11.—The board of
naval hureiu chiefs deckled to-day by a
vote of four to on# to postpone the date
rf opening bid* for n#w battleships *ct
for Non IS. until Dec 7. when the hid*
for th# cruisers also will be opened Th*-
(tostfiofiement was desired by some of
the large shipbuilders In order to give
hem time to prepare Individual plane,
which have been Invited
HA*VA WILL URT 111 SY.
The Aenafnr I* ehrlnleri to Make
Chicago. Ctrl. 11.-According to ar
rangement* made by the National Repub
lican Committee. Senator Hanna will
have little more than rim# to catch Ills
-reath bettveen ep*#*ht* on hi# North
western tour During four days of eh#
trip h# will make thirty-seven speeches,
possibly more. Tbe party will leave here
at noon. Ort. IS.
I* tll.LI) TO AORCR.
Acs* Kenltieky Mrflloa Law Will
Probshl) hot Hr Pa***d.
Frankfort. Ky.. C>ct 11.-The Demo
r.itlt! and Republican antl-CJoehel fac
tions on the Conference Commit*ee ap
pointed by the Kentu ky Legislature, t#
adjust che disagreement over an election
bill jo take the place of th* Goebel law.
failed to agree, and to-night th# leadtrs
on both side* express ihe opinion that a
new law will not be passed
Will Land In Holland.
Paris. Oct. 11.—It I* seml-ofTl' lally de
nied lief# that the French government
has been approached on the subject of
ih# suggested disembarkation of ex
preaidant Kruger at Marseilles, whenc
h.* could crow Franc* to Tlie l*gu< On
the contrary. It Is added. Mr Kruger Is
expected to land directly In Holland
roller Instead of Wnlrter*ee.
Berlin. Oct. 11 -The rrelsslnnlge R#|.
•ung a*y§ tha; "all that is requisite for
enforcing public security in Chi U could
rt* date by the chief of police of Berlin
Instead of Count von Welder*##.’* a
number of Jingo papers viciously attack
to He t arrilrtal HarllnellJ.
B#me Oct 11. —It U asserted that Areh
h,hop Martlnelll will he raised to tha ca/-
diualaie ai the oeai caoaUtory. 0 ,
FEWER HU OTHER
Aversar of Meuihershlp tla* low De
creased to Only 10.
Richmond. Va . Oct u —The nations'
Msembly of the Brotherhood of ttt An
Ire# met at 2 & |* m First Vice Presi
dent O Harry Davis called the body to
order More than ,’*v <lelegater represent*
i Ing nearly every state in the I'nlon. had
: registered as proem when the convention
The report of the executive council iuis
that since the date of the last report
twenty-nine new chapters have been char
ti red ami six chapters, which had pr*
vlously surrendered their charters, have
mk*Hl for reissues, a total of 3L" On th*
other hand. W charters have surre dciod
their charters Th>' net dacreas* In
number of * hepter# U, therefore. 14 Th.
rharter* still In for’c number 1,172 Eight
rears ago ih# average m#mbrr#hlp wa*
I fourteen It is now only ten
Tha Junior department grows strati ly.
Thor# are now about R.anft boy# and youths
enrolled In fh 411 chapter*
In obedient'# io the instruction* of ihe
Columbus convention, th# council h
'iiggested i<> the tounclls of other national
brothcrhooil* that the rule of aarvl
slmiiid l># confined to th- term* of the
Washington ha*ia of union n# a sup to
wards such resentment as may ultimately
he agrec| upon. The Washington basis
The ru!e of service !• :o make an ear
nest effort each week to bring at least one
voting men within th- hearing of the
Kospci of Je*u* t’hrlst
At ll o'clock this morning the opening
service of the convention proper was held
al 8t Tsui's Church, th# Right Rev R
A Glhs.vti bl*hop i'oadjutor of Virginia,
delivering the charge lo Ihe assembly. At
4 p m % general conference was hold atl
tlresee* being made by William t\ dtur
gls cf New Haven, and John It Mott,
general secretary of the World # Btudm
rhrlatlan Feileration. and at R p m at
St Paul's Church, a devotional service
In preparation for th# holy communion,
was held, being conducted by the Rev
T D Bratton of St Mary's School. Ral
eigh. N C
W tvnilMX NEWS NOTES.
Il.mi n# Intrrr.l From thr %% tre
xr,,.' Mnxlr I 11,.
Waycrwx. Ga.. Get II. —K J K-rt-rfr,
who Irft hrrr to Jotn thr rrxular army,
ha- hrrt. hrxr.4 from nt Fort Grant.
.Yrliotix. on thr Mr>l> 'i bonier
Hrtilr r Hnuthrrn Bolytrihnte 8-hool
o|,rn up Mnmtav tn thr nrw huMdlnx
rrrrtrrt for It on Church 'rrrt
Thr Jamrrtown Rchool near hrrr clorcr
with a bis rntrrtalnmrnt. rct 19
Thr nrw <onrrl ion a I Chur-h, fit
ihr Waycror, <litrl,-t. ai It* rrornt con
frrrncr. rrportr.l a total m"mh*r,htp or
IS. 6 fi additions havinx hrrn tnadr to it*
mcmhcrahlp last vrrr Thry report thr'c
Sunday 3 hclr with 118 member,.
Rrv w. J. Googr of Graham wa* elect
ed preetdent of thr conference |f R Ca
ron. vice prrrldent, and D W Dren. *rc
retary. The next conference wIM he held
at Pine Grove Church Thl* I- one of the
dlatrtcl* of the new Cnnarr* it tonal Meth
odtai Church, founded hy the late Hon
\\ Milam A McDcuaM
The letter boxer have been put tn po*l
tlon ready for the free deMvery ayetem
to he Inaugurated Nov. I
Trinity Church Is handaotncly de or.ted
for the tvpworth League conference which
convanea here to-morrow About .eventv
five delegatee will he in attendtnee from
all carta of the Waycroas dtetrtct
Water taker* are raising somewhat of
a atlr with the coromlaaton. growing out
of a recent report of Superintendent B
D Finn He report, finding a large num
her of faucet* that had not been repor'cl
prevtoualy ihla year, and all bill* for the
preaent quarter Include ihcae extra* from
Sam McDonald, a while man. wwa be
fore T'nlted Slatea Commleaioper John T.
Myern thl* morning, charg. and with robbing
th* poetofflee at Emerald, In Irwin coun
ty Me pleaded guilty to the charge
igaln*t him. and Comml*a!on*r Mycra fix
ed hie hall at 83nr>. In default of which he
wa# taken to Savannah Jail
The beat five scores mint* bv the mem
here of the Waycroa* Gun Chib veeter
day afternoon were, out of a poolhle 16.
bird*: Morrlxon. 23. Brewer, 22 Swain 21
Allen. 21: Hkellev 2!
The Duke Academy School will close It*
session to-morrow t'ol W H Branham
and Col Ed F. Jefford* will deliver ad
Tlie Fain Bros 1 Cigar Company held a
meeting laat night In Col. J L Crow
ley'* office, and organised officer* will h.-
elected later. At piP-atlon ha* Ite-n made
for n charier The capital stock I* li.W.
divided Into share* of 82Jl each.
REt)AINED YVIFF. FROM tIYMRY.
Aged llu*l,nn.l. I'len F tier live In n
%\ H.hlngtnn t nnrt.
From the New York World
Washington. Oct 9.—Mingled tear* and
eloquence tn Judge Thntna* J Mackey'a
plea befora Juatlce Cole. In th* DlMrlrt
Court here to-day restored to him hi*
wife, not yet thirty yeare of age. who. at
Ihe Instance of her family, ha* heen con
fined In the government honfiltal for thi
Insane since lasi June The aged lover and
veteran ,oldler. who u more lhan 70 year*
old. ran from the court room, leaped Into
a < arrlagr. and drove ax fast aa the horse,
could carry him to Si Kllxaheth'a with
an order from the Court for hla wife'* re
A little over a year aso he married Mt*
J’orlarfi-ld. a daughter of Col. George A
INirterlleld. of West Virginia. In the far*
of much nppoDtton on the part of her
family becau,* of the disparity In their
age*. Soon after their mrrrtag* Mre Mac
key waa brought to Washington and con
fined In the government asylum
Th* writ of habeas corpus drawn by hat
husband wa* tried to-day, and Judge
Macgey hlmaelf argued the egae III* wife
was a mime** and during her ex imlnalton
she said that her husband had "altno*t
killed her with kindness." and that sne
loved him and longed to he with hint
again. Bhe complained bitterly of her in
carceration tn the asylum
The testimony showed that Judge Mac- 1
key had made frequent viilis to hlx wtf.
at night, scaling the wall* of the asylum
to talk to her through the barred win
dow* of her ro.m
Tn# eourt releas'd Mrs. Mackey On the
ground that there was not sufficient proof
of unsound mind to Justify her detention.
Mellon, Telegraphers Get llld of
St. Ijtuta. Oct. 11 W V. Powell who
for seven ysar* was grand president of
the Order of Railway Telegraphers, war
expelled from the organisation to-day hy
a large majority of the votes of the dee
Tha vote for expulsion came after a
trial lasting nearly two day*, at which
Imlh thr prosecution and defendant were
reprwented hy counsel, and careful In
vestigation of Ihe charge* wa* made Th
charge against hit Powell was conduct
unlHtromlng a member and officer of tlie
The Investigation of Secretary Perham
To-night some of Mr Powelfe friends
stated that they had no doubt he would
seek redress through the courts
t.al.est",* Nch.Mil t htMrrn.
St. Joieph. Oct ll A fund for the ben
efit of tha Galveston schoolchildren wa#
started In thl* city to-day. among th* at
tendants of tb* public schools and BSk>
waa raped. .
4TllOl.lt a AT HI PFALO.
j Olßcrra I hnsen for Ihr Matunl Bra*,
Buffalo N Y Ocl. 11 —The Catholic
Mutual Benefit Association By-day Increas
'd the per apttu tax from 60 lo 76 rent*
lie caller Benefit* will lie paid only I,
j hloo.l telailvra of the Inaurel or pernou#
dependent upon then%
John J. Hynes of Buffalo, grand rhan-
I rellnr of New %’ork ws rlr led supreme
iwealdcnt The other supreme offi' era
J II Green of Detroit wa* elected to
■he board of trusters, ami M J M< Mahon
| of Pittsburg was elrclad to the law com
lll*h.H> yuigley ol Buffalo will prob
ably be named n* spiritual adviser b, Ihe
j board of Irustees, and Dr J T Kinsley
of timah , supreme medical cxamlti. r
Pittsburg a* selected us the tub lilac*
of meeting and the convantlon adjoutncl
Y Serle. of Fete*.
Purls. Oct 11.—A serle* id f*tes In con-
I nection with the closing days of the ex
l'-liloo oj*en. | ml* afternoon with n pr
tale and ballei oti th" river Seine along
i th* front of Ih* exys>sltlon On* of the
ohjerti nf these fetes I* to get rtd *f enor
mous sorptu* of ticks;# by giving several
. tickets for one admlagion. Th* exi*>si
tlon is non within a month of closing and
out of ti.tvoi xi tickets Issued, li.iwy>n
, ore slid unsold
1.. A. H. itlMcer*.
| Chicago, Ocl U -Cnromander-ln-chlef
lta*- ur of ihe G A It to-day announce I
hi* "ffi. lal staff and committee* * hlch
will have char*- of the various branch**
| of th* oreanlxatlon's work this veer Th*
.(T appolntmenla are Inapa'ct r general.
Henry 3 Pwk New Harm, tNymi . Jud
■ idv.wulr xenrta'. Jum 1 -* II YY*.,!ff lYos'on.
I senior aide-de-camp atid chief of etaff,
Edward N Ker hum. Galv.ston.
Flour YHIIIna Inni'**).
New York. Oct 1! -Announcement I*
made that the Hiandutd Flour Milling
Company, Is now in process of organisa
tion a* the -ucceesor of the t'nlted Plats*
Flour Milling Company, which was re
cantly In lh- hnnds of a reorganlalng com
Like* Home's Imperlultsm.
Berlin. Oct. 11 Th* Berlin everting pa
lter*. In Ih.'lr ■ *wnnicnl upon the cere
mony. .*mpha*l*. Kmi* mr YVllllcm's gte .t
fondness for and admiration of indent
Human Imperialism as lllntrat*.l *n the
dt-dlcallon pr gtanini"
YYoollcy nl t ie. eland
Cleveland. O Ort 11 -Over IS)' lr
son* greeted John O YY volley Prohibition
candidate for Prealdent. at Gray a Ar
mory here to-night A torchlight proces
sion. head.d l>y a hand, prs ded the
Finer IPMDE-DOWN 1401*96.
Not the Part* t'nrln. but a I abln In
From the New Orleans Times-Democrat
"The 'l'pshle |town House." which has
attracted so much attention a* a Mid
way' feature at the Pari* Exp.*ltlon Is
not the first curio of that kind on record."
said an old resident nf New Orleans
"YY'hen I wa* lioy my father had a farm
on the I'pper Arkansas, neat YY'ilson's
bluff, and one of our neareel neighbors
was a settler named Acworth. wlio had
built hlmeelf a rude story-and-a-half kg
cottage on th* edge of our clearing In
69 or '4O -1 forget Ihe exact date th* Ar
kansas Valley a' that point was vlwlte,|
by a terrific lyelone that xlg-aaged
amiss the cour.try. uprooting tree, like
weed*, smashing house* |!k eggshells and
leaving a trail of devastation by which
Ms progress ran be marked up to thl*
very day Acworth'* cabin stool on the
extreme margin of the path of the storm,
anti when th* wettler and his wtf* heard
the uproot they rushed out to seek shel
ter elsewhere, and were killed almost Im
mediately hy a filling tree At like same
lime the log house was picked up bodily,
carried nearly am yard* and de|*>*lted up
side tlown Itetwean a collide of Idg oaks
111 the font of a hill. It waa i solidly
built littlf slruclurc ami although It was
tremendously Jarred and shaken. It had
held together ami brought up pra th ally
Intact. VY hen found next day ihe cabin
wae ihe marvel of Ih* countrywide, and It
was al first proposed lo cut .kisn one of
the oak* ami set ll to rights again On
furlhsr examination, however. Ihe netgh
nors dotifluri'd that It would probably col
lapse while being turned around, and. a*
poor Acworth wa* dead and nobody had
any special Interest In tin* wreck. II was
filially left a* It stool, and remained there
lot many years—ln faet, until It gradually
tell to piece* As you may easily Imagine.
Ihe up-elde-down house was a great resort
for the hoy* of tin vicinity, and Its un
canny appearance and tragic history gave
It a aort of fearful fascination fo us
youngatera. I well remember k ttw we
used lo elambar Into the window* and
I'lay bandit there In 'layllght, hut none
of u* was bold enough lo approach It ol
nlghi A- worth's cabin can umloubtcdly
claim priority of right* n* the original up
side-down hone* H antedated th* I'arle
lan concern by fully half a century.
HEATHEN YIEYY Mb' t YIID PLAYING
Natl,* Yeroant of the Mite* Observ
ed b a Siamese In Paris.
From the Paris Gaulols
Avery rurfous and Intereatlng letter
ha, heen written to a compatriot hy a
Siamese visitor to Paris, in which th* ob
servant Asiatic r*cOtd* hla Impressions
of card f laying In Hie upper clrclea of
the French capital He aays:
"The French declare that they worship
cn* God only, but I do nol believe It Fo*
beyond the living God to which on.- see,
them pay their vows, they have several
other Inanimate deities lo which that
sacrifice, as 1 have remarked In one of
their assemblies where I chanced to lie
pit uni There was to be seen a large
round altar, decoraied with a green cloth,
lighted from above, and surrounded by
several persons who were seated, its we
are In our domestic rltee YVhan i en
tered. one of them who appeared lo b#
th" pi lest, spread ii|s>n thr altar several i
leaves whi< h he detached frrm. a llttl*
h*ok that he held In hi* hand I'pon Ih*
leuvaa were depleted several figures, very
tttdly painted which, however, seemed
to be ihe represents!lons of several gods
for. according a* they were distributed
around Ihe circle. *a It of the dero se*
placed Ihere.tn an offi ring according lo
his devotion 1 observed lltal the offer
ings were very much larger than those
which are made In th*lr public temple*
"Aftar th* ceremony of which l hav#
spoken, the prlei raised hla trembling
I,and to the real of Ihe book and appear
ed several time- seta and with 'ear and in
' a stable of action All the other*, await
ing what he was about lo do, remained
motionless and ei|>eo!artl A* each leif
was Inspected Ihe ape-rator* appeared
variously agitated acordhtg lo Ihe dif
ferent emotions which Influenced them,
fins, with joined hands, raised hi* eye#
lo heaven, another ground hla teeth, a
third bit hi* linger* and Beat bla feel on
the floor, and at last al of them adopted
I. tl, Il l's .'fid ■' l*"'l with such
singular contortions that they scarcely
appeared io ha human beings Hut scarcely
had the priest turned over certain leaves
than h# became himself enraged, tore
the hook, upset the altar, and cursed the
ceremony one heard now only laments
tlons. crls and Imprecations On seeing
t cm thus furious and p s-e-sed. I Judged
that the god they worah.p*d was a Jeal
ous god, who. to inintah them for sacri
ficing to other dottles had caused each
of them to be possessed by a bad spirit."
The Public Look tor It!
THEY EXPECT IT!
A Surprise From Us.
And We Generally Give It to Them.
But the big sjlo in Men’s Clothing beginning to-day
will surpass all past surprises.
These Scotch weaves Overcoats at
is an opportune offer with this chilly weather biting you*
But See the Bargains in Winter Glothes
& BULL’ STS.
VARt YRLE AT Yl4*.
Easy On* for Yimlrnr* In nk.rrvf,
and linn to Do H.*
9'rcm K nov. ledga
ll Is >4 ysars sine* Dtivll Fabric!.**,
| itt of lb* carli*#t ohsar, *r* of sun *io!s,
noticed thm a star in ms nck of ua.
tha Whale, which he had observed Au
gust, 1696. lo he of !h third magnitude,
had disappeared b> '.tclohci This appeal
ed an observation o, gr- u 'nipcrtanca,
since It seemed to show llwst Ills fix' J
stars ore not nil of them jw-rmanent, hut
that they might die our Seven year# lat
er Bayer recorded a four magnitude t>r
In precisely Ihe same poattlon a# that
which Kahrlclu* had nolud to hav* dis
appeared Here, however, the matter rest
ed for an entire generation, and II wae
nol until 1(43* that Ifolwarda dele ’*<l fh
star again as of Ih* third magnitude In
Decsmlwr. but found It disappear In th*
following summer fo reappear again In in*
autumn This star, therefore, ttmlcron
Fell, which received from Helvellu* the
name of Mira, the wonderful alar was Ih*
first to l>*< om* known a* a periodic varl
Th# first star, that Is to eay. In historic
time* There le another more striking
even lhan Mira, which It seem* likely was
noted by .he forgotten astronomers of
Arabia ur Ih* valley of fhc hiunhrafs*
c ’nttirles before even HlnparchU* and
I'tolemy compil'd their catalogue* Tht
Is Beta in th* constellation I’srseu*. le
scribed hy Plolsmy as Ihr principal Mat
m (he head of the Gorgon Mc
dusla which Ih* hero I* rapt#
smted as arrying In It* hand This star
ha# com* down to us from the Arab,
with th* name Algol, th* Demon 31 ti
and It Is al least * probability that It
owel this name lo Ihe fact that thougl
ordinarily of the second magnitude I
alnk* down almost lo Ihe fourth at pe
fs. tly regular Inlerva.* of two day* anu
The variability of Algol was discovered
In modern times bv Montnt art In 1649 un I
II was rediscovered by Ooodrlck* In
The lathr discoverer two year, later ad
ded two other viirlah’e, t Fir I‘st Beta
Lyra*, with period of very nearly Ihlr
leen day*, ami Delta Capbel. with one f
fly* find otte-lhlrd day* At this .late
scarcely more than a century ago. Ihese
four star* wer* almost Ihe only vari
ables known to its. anl variables con
tinned lo la> rare object* until lh< middle
of thl century. Now their numbers have
t.ecn added to so greatly that Ih* cata
logue prepared by Frof < 'handler In l,x
comprise, ao. th* variability of which I*
fairly well sibll*hed. and new member*
of Ih* tlaa* are being discovered every
Th* four star* first mentioned are all
well 4n view during Ihe September night-
The most striking star with which to Is
gin t* Algol. The Student, avoiding all ref
erence* to Ephemeral##, should look mil
al regular intervals and compare th.
brightness of Algol wllh certain of tile
neighboring star* Ordinarily Alpha I'et
**l will he distinctly but not verv great.y
brighter lhan our variables, while Gam
m*. Delta. Kpallon and /.eta will he dis
tinctly fainter Al a IMG* greater .11*-
tancs are Alpha and Beta Arleiis. th* l'ir
m*r slightly brighter the latter sllahtly
fainter lhan Algol. Alpha and Bela Trl
angtill ar* at no great dletatme nod are
good comparison Siam when Algol ha* be
gun to fad*
ft will nol be long before the observer
will find that hi* star la undergoing a
change and that It no longer nearly ri
vals Alpha Per eel nr Gamma Andromeda*
In brightness Directly this Is rtotlcel
systematic observation should he Ivgun.
A atar should he chosen reasonably near,
distinctly brighter lhan th* varlsh e. and
a aecond star distinctly fainter. It Is
usual among variable star ..'.servers to
estimate the*" differences In "step*,
these “Steps" corrsspomllng generally to
about a tenth of magnitude though proli
ably Ihe beginner will make his steps con
siderably larger Inaei this The cenlr.l
principle, however. I* that two aiara
should he aaleclwl one of which lo the oh
server I* .dear to he fainter lhan th- va
rlalhie. and the mher brighter at.l >r
both of them pretty ns- hs vartab. ,
l.tiglttnes* The st'KV-nt should further lie
careful to record whe'her th* difference
between lit* variable aid the fainter star
I* equal io or greater or l*s* man th#
difference between 1t and the I fighter slar
Having made on* get of satisfactory
observation*, th# student should leave the
star for ;i wh4l*-e#' for half an hour
*n<l then make an entirely fte-h te of
observation* if he should he forluna e
enough to hit upon the beginning <>f a
minimum hi* second observation will show
him the star somewhat fainter than the
first and Ihe. difference will henime mo-,
marked ala third obaer,atlon. The so
Mrs period of decline and r> ov. ry for
Algo; Is nine houre. the tight fading for
(our and on#-half hour* remain
ing constant for a few mlnut.a
nn.l then gradually Increasing again for
another period of four and one-half hour
Th# light change* therefore ala most
rapid rat* at about two and one-fourth
p oU rs before minimum or about th* s.inc
interval afterward, lhai la to ay. when
the Change I* about half .-ompleie.l
The observation is a simp.* one. with no
anesaorles of hrlllltnl lights or pleasing
colors. Yet the young otMerver esnemt.
w* think, but experience a real pleasure
wnen for the first time hi* ohservailon
carefully and systematically me I and
duly recorded, show him beyond a doubt
that he ia witnessing the dimming of
the Demon Star; that he Is watching
**ro*a untold million* of midlona nf mil.-,
of sp.ee she partial crlipse of lhai far
distant a-tn There anil be a aense of
achievement, greater and not less be
cause iY haa been acoomplished by hla
unaided sight than tf h* had had tha
help uf some great Insirument And If
there l-e In hlni any of the stuff nf
which astronomer* are mule hf wilt sum
cngcrl, for other object* of study ami
will will with mucti Inlarcst for oin
opportunities of wa idling Algol
It I- of course, well known now lhat
the vartanllKy of Algol Is due lo Its hav
ing a dark • omtattilon which revotvea
round ll In snout sixty-nine hour* Th#
variation In llda Lyrae Is of a more com
plicated kln.l Hero there are two mini
ma, one lee* pronounc'd than the other,
and we Infer therefore that lit thl* casa
lioth star* are bright and that they alter
nately cdlpwe each other The variation
I, Ires than with Algol, being hut littla
more than a single magnitude.
Delta Cep he! has a variation of much
the some untnuut a* lleta Lyrae. hut II
differ* from that star In lhat It has a
slow decline and a quick recovery—th#
decline being nlnetv-.me hour*, the recov
Hit 1 I I*ll IIKH'i IN THOf III.K.
YI ter Ylafekln# He t eme Over and
Resleartl the tenderloin.
From the New Y ork If. raid
Fa pi Ronald Monerteff, who helped de
fend Muf. king. traveled sixty mli*a
through th most densely crowded part
of Ihe Tctidet nln In Ihe early hours of
yesterday morning ll# made a forced
march In a cab under the most trying
cntidltlone, at times enduring the tortures
of thirst, and In a district ni poorly pro
vldcl with water It would have gone Ml
with one lees a uMome.l lo privation and
parti Th* . apfaln Is now at th* lA'aldorf-
Ystort i, resting from hla arduous Jour
Ha began tn raise thr siege of Mafsktng
n lit* Trnderloln at a few minut#* aft*r
nldnlght yeetrrdav morning hailing a
nemh*r of Ih* Night Hawk Fu*ll**rs,
who had a cab and an attenuated siesd.
The cab wo* old and rickety, and com -
urcl lo It cart such ae ls used In trek
king over th* veldt would have lorn con
sidered an eqtll|*ggc
Fapt Mon rl. IT had t'cei; th* companion
In arms of Colonel tnow Major General!
tiadsn-Powell, and th<- gallant captain ka
llevtsi lhat It" was bock at Mafeklng and
had Iteen sent off poethast* wllh some
message of Importance Therefore hs
rode with all *|iecd. ttrui did nol slop un
til tic had covetd all ihe principal straeta
of the Tenderluln, wtit.li. In every truth,
seemed lo lo- lined with lager*. He slop
ped si every place of which he knew, and
then at all the ph.cvs ihe rauman knew,
an.) between them they covered the ground
pretty thoioiigfilj Flti.illy as Ih* dawn
apiteared he * .anmanded Ih* cabman to
drive toward the rain-obscured sun Y
Although Ihe horse was fagged and tha
spirits of the cabman had begun to .troop,
the process of raising the siege of Mafek
lng or whatever It might he called, waa
continued wllh hut wllghlly diminished
ardor Al last th* cabman protested that
although h did not mind an all nlghi
drive, he . ould noi but objeet to keeping
up Ihe Journey through all the succeed
ing .lay. 11* ihereupm peremptorily re
fused lo pro *"'! and demanded 815 for the
.'apt Moncrlfff. wllh e*ce*alve dignity,
declared that thA price was extortionate,
and so ho was drlvsn In royal stale lo
Ih* West Thirtieth Greet police station,
where Ih* question of compensation wa#
argued in . xtenso and. M may be added,
ad nan,earn ft wa* then halfpast nln#
o'clock, and the c.,hman Intimated that
(IS wae not an extortionate price for a
Journey of nearly ten hours. H* finally
Hired however, with some show of tear*,
to accept iin The captain did not hav*
any money with him, owing to the ex
penditure* for supplies whhYv he had baen
obliged to make M, his Journey, and a
kln.llv pot ire sergeant permitted him to
rest In lh elation house.
("apt Moncrleff finally sent lo Ihe Wal
dorf-Astoria, where hi# friend are I distant
kinsman. James Patterson Reott, la reald-
Ing, and. Ih* necessary money being
speedily provided. Ih* gallant frontlr
tnan returned to the hotel for breakfast.
That hi* tlilrsl for adventure I* fsiwer-
Jul can be seen when It Is stated that h*
raent out driving again yesterday after
Capt. Moncrleff belong* to a distin
guished English family, and la th# hrothar
of Ihe Dowagsr Dudley. Duches* of
In* the siege of Mafeklng. and Is atiffar-
Athol He endured great hardships dur
ing from a wound received In ih* B**r
war. It Is said lhai he received a letter
from Ihe ITlnc* of YY'alrs complimenting
him upon hl gallant conduct In thr Brfllab
He was si Newport during th* aiimmar
and attracted much attention at th# trad
ing hot els. lie l now eonducYln* negoti
ation* for the production of a play based
upon Ih* siege of Mafeklng. to b* called
Th- Whoh World Through " Tha
tain Will supply the local color and Mr.
dcotl Is said to h* Ih* financial hacker.
—Prof Hosslter of Victoria, B. C.,
points out the analogical analogic# of tha
Y'ttkon gold hill* and Ihe aurlfarou* sier
ra* of Fallfornli and Oregon Hundred*
and hundred# of mil** of similar forma
tions, h aay. extend from III* Era#r
rtv*r northward, and unless th# law# of
pra ha hlllt V entirely fall that regiosi will
h< dotted with honanxo camp# before th*
middle of this century. *"d perhaps be
fore lha end of the preaan* decade.
—Alfred Owynnc Y’ander v!IF# new wror c
will h* for some tlm* largely concerned
with siinph bookkeeping >|> will not
,>• ao hnr.l for him as while h# waa at
8t Paul'# 8> hoot and at Yale he *j,
treasurer and tkx>kk**P*r Of savanil largo
organlxatloos and took to the work.