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1 | H BSTIM. I’reiid^n,
REDUCE war taxes
\%n MEAN* < OMMITTEE TO
l \l\r THE MATTER I P.
army must be provided for.
Inr M'NT MILITARY’ EmLIH.
nIT ro HI EXTC^DED.
pm? nr Claims it NV ill Be !mpolhk
in liftloof ibr tl*f of thr Army
| mil Ihr Philippine Hrbrlllno |
ft, rr - Thr Foregoing Mraiurn
V ith the Hen|nrllnnmrnl. Blip
nnd Men mg on I mini Hills,
Mill Keep COHgrfM Hu*).
Wagington. Nov 9 Representative Sr
r*r * Pj>r* of N#w York, hairman of the
Wa and Mean* Committee, the recog
ader of the RepuMl< an f‘*rc# or.
the fhw *f the l|ou*e, called at the White
this morning and ho i a long con
cur * . with the Vrr ident relative o
the .\ik of the romlnt session of COB
* fee >
, re nit of to-day's conference. Mr
pavi ♦ ,-tated that he will a call
for • Republican members of his rom
mu’- ?<* meet In this* city the 3>th ln*t
o map out a legislative programme for
this approaching >hort session
Th*-i* ire appeals from various quar
ters for a repeal, or at le.isi a reduction,
of th- war taxes, aid that subject will
be r r sldered by the committee The
l*resi lent and Mr I'ay fie agree that the
burden of taxation should he lift'd front
the "bonder* of the people shcrtvtr It
is feasible The most urgent demand i>
tnad* for the repeal of the war tax on
mortgages r*a; estate transfer* and i-om
Mr Payne says it is probable that s>me
relief in that direction will he rerommend
ed hv rht committee, and there Is a pos
sibility of some legislation along that line
How deep the cut will be Mr Pavne was
unable. lo eatlma’e. There t no disposi
tion 10 Impose aMitionai taxation egeept
-o much a* may le necessary to meet
*he legitimate demand* of the govern
ment A general reduction tinnot. In the
opinion of Mr. Payne, take plat* while
the complications exist In the Philippine*.
Tle Military Ktshllhment.
Home act .on will be necessary during the
coming session to provide for continuing
the present military establishment Mr
I’syne says there'can be n> material re
duction in the army unless* then |s *
sudden collapse of the rebellion Hi th*
Philippines during the neat sixty
and neither he nor ihe President regard*
’hat a probable from present Indication*.
" he present increa*e In th# army is only
provided for until next June, .md it will
l- ne essar> to make eoane provision for
rmulc.g tbr present force beyond that
iere are several other important me***
% to be considered during the short
r* -Son In addition to the annual appro*
it ion bills. One of the interesting msw*
* to b considered is a g neral re-ap
j p ttonment bid, which Mr. Payne aays
* old t*e taken up. and a vigorous effort
1 Ih* made to secure its passage These
together with the Nicaragua
an.il bill and the river and harbor bill,
' h i'liuuml pair ilir prunir, Will. •<<
judgment of Mr Payne, furnish im
-1 w.rk for the short session.
H U'H OI •*!•: lb H ITIFIED.
■tdinlnisfration Think* Filipino Mar
Mill Noun Pnd.
Washington. No*-. 9.—'Two of the thr*#
I** - tli.it to-duy*a cabinet session lasted
* occupied In a db iiMton of foreign
* • rs. necessitated In port by the fact
* tiie President Intends to exhaustively
on this subject in his forthcoming
t age to Congress
feretue was mad* io the expression*
i iortims of the European pres* that
1 ruied States |o|lcy regarding China
* : ! undergo a marked change tmtnedl
• after th# election.and It is euthorl
• ly annotin* ed that after a most rx
iv# review of every **tep of the t'hi
lifbciiHy. from Its Inception up to
l ’♦•sen i moment, delivered by Bee re-
Hay, the cabinet ratified every de
' 1 • -<1 moreover unanimously expressed
•lament that the |*>licy so far pur
f 1 dnuld be continued wphout change
' logics I conclusion
"idlngly, the present b-gatlon guard
* 'Kin wdl le maintained .usl such
• vet i '•m.iiti to be withdrawn,
tu u to the onglnai programme, will
:*e t Manila With this addition
’ ' f-Ti e, Gen. McArthur is expected to
w 'us * ntii|a gi. against the rebellious
-with th* grealegt energy
' ministration officials-' has* *Jjlnk that
* a- the result of ‘ tfie* election be*
kti wn throughout thr Philippine*
• iMaiue to the authority of fh#
i Stales w ill I># overcome.
*he Report of lllreelor tirnrrnl
\ ellle at Manila.
• rgtor., Nov 9 - Recent develop
f the postal service In the Philip*
’ reported lv Director General of
'"cilia In (.uinmumcattou* Just re*
■> the Poat office Department Re*
the cen>or*hip of th* malls, th*
General says (Jen. Mi Arthur l>
ord w th him on his contention
•' 1 > n.*orshlp "hall be rrsorted t*
►‘••cf Hl>*oltite necessity He ay
' been and will be no friction br
• po- | and military authorities
queadon. He recognises, how*
*t ocvaaiona may orlw’ where cen
• * 1 tb.'oluffly ne**esary and has
■tructinn* that officers of the
rvir. shall in every way astlal
11 .* rio> l\ PORTO HU o.
1 r,|, r "! Wlilirtrsw and Repahlleana
hltiftmi, Nov. 9 —The Secretary of
* r* <nved a dispatch from Gov
t ’ ' R°fto i: co. announcing that the
iM***d off with entire quiet and
ifty*#dght thousand vote- were
• •**rl v oil Republican The federal*
w st the | **t moment. an*l cast
w vo e* Degetan (Repuhltcani was
t m commissioner. Every member of
‘•litur |* Republican. The Leg *-
.4 tu mett vu Lt.. 3.
T ILKs OP THE IICTORI.
Would Hill Man Who said Me Would
He Preald*tllnl 4 andldate
Near York Nov. >-iUnai.g llanna.
chairman of the National Republican
Committee, arrived here to-dav from
Cleveland. He said to a reporter.
"The people of this country were over*
whelmirgty In favor of -ourd money, law
and order and a emit in nation of that f*>|
icy which atands for prosperity. I a:not
ism and loyalty' to the hag were strong
factor* In this ampaign. and that, to
gether with he aid of (hose who ar* gen
erally termed wound money Democrats* or
Gold remo-rat*s but whom 1 ail Ameri
can citisen*, a i combined to bring about
Nebraska wa the greatest \lc*m> of
all We made a hard ftght In that ?iate.
we went for it for all we were worth, and
whlia we did our utmost and for
the best we did not expe*-t to carry It.
I We ba\> carried Kentucky arul we
hn%' not yot gl\*en up hof*c of recet\lng
her eie< orai vote and we do not proi**se
to give up.
"MVe have carried the state and we pro-
I'ose to tight for it
"How aiout rwnpt in *h*- cabinet Ren*
ator" wis asked of Mr Hantia
"You won't get a word out of me ahmit
cabinet position# I have nothing to say
about that Tl 1’ none of my atiair "
Mr Hanna s attention s;c called to the
fat that Senator Ifi*ew h.*l *f* ! the m
•urrtM’tUm should be put down in the
Philippines at oi.ee, tn> matter how much
money and men it would require to accom
plish this *nd and was a*k-l for hie opin
ion on the subject lie replied
"I think the .nsurrei ion will evaporate
almost at once,but if it should not. 1 think
w can .ife|y leave th*- nutter In the
hands of th*- President
"It has been announced that you are a
candidate for th*- pre*yk n< v in 19D4
"If I find the man who started that re
port I will kill him 1 won t talk about
that or allow anyone el-e to do so. It I#
-Do you mean to say von would decline
th*- nomination If it were tendered you?**
••Well, something very like it. Rut I
don't wish to discuss that at all It is
PRESIDENT A\*WEH* !IH\ W
He Thanked Him and Extended Ills
i .n**l Wishes.
Washington. Nov. 9. —President McKin
ley to-day answered Mr Brv.m's m*'s*ge
of congratulation n following dis
"Executive Man-ion. Wash r.gton. N’o^•.
$ HOD—Hon W J Bryan. Lincoln. Neb.:
I acknowledge with cordial thank" your
mes"age of congratulation and extend to
you my good wi*he
"William McKnlley "
Mr Bra in s mcs i* to the President
reached Canton after Mr. McKlnely had
started for Washington nnd was forward
ed to him hr-
SPEAKER lb IJKMOCR ATM*.
I, on den Paper Thai Deprecates Mr.
tlr* nil’s Enllnre.
London. Nov. The Rpeaker. te-mot
row will "%
"The thing" which are uppermost are
that man is the -lave of the dollar Thai
seems to 1>- the chief Impression convey
ed by th* victory of Mr M K , ' |, y Toe
veriest tyro must know ’hat the party
Mr t'roker leads in New York must b**
far from an ideal party. But what is
rather absurdly called Bryanlsm.
ami what might better be called
the n* w Democracy. does vaguely
represent an effort to ralst (h*
American reiaibll - to better standard of
life,to remind the people of the idealism from
which the republic wa# bom to curb the
dxngerou? tower of orgjiilyJ capital and
to make Bepublk’an Institution* square
with th*- principles cf liberty ad equality,
and wlot is good In th* politics of Mr
Bryan will remain. It is Mr Bry in s per
sonal ty is a c.ifld 'date for President
which *li!-p|>e.irs. for the simple reason
that the aggression of the monnpoll*s is
• i-rtain to b*-e*>tn*' rnor* tyrannical an*!
more Insolent every' dnv Materialism Is
riding mankind ?n the l nlted States a** in
t OM.ItEM |\ M \|>RID,
South \ merlean Deleaafra %re Meet-
In \\ itli |aln.
Madrid. Nov 9 Th*- preliminary ses
sion of the Spanish-American Congress i
opened to-day. About thirty South Amer
ican delegates have arrived a tut the re
mainder are expected to-morrow and Sun- !
day Portugal will be represented an*l
all th*’ South Amerlc in republics, except
Bolivia, ww* .*--epted t*e uivitatiotiN
S|Kiin will not have pr* lornin nc, as each
state represent*-*! ha** one vot* .
The new.•papers here warmly welcome
the delegate- Thev declare th- fongres*.
Is pa cl lie. that Spain has no egot Ist leal
sentiment and desires to be nobody's
KUjrdlon It a Id* I that it is not a que
tlon of aillan • -but of something grand
er She and the* republics onlv wish to
draw r|oer their Intellectual and oommor
' dal relation"
\ It K IN >E%V % liHK.
startling E% Idvare Will lie Present
ed In the Mayor.
New York. Nov. 9,—Thr Tribune will
It aas reported yesterday that the evi
dence which has been collected lo ui>-
jiort the harge- acalnst the police In the
intrude against vice in the district ei*c %
.if the Row* in * mi omp 4 ete and of such
startling character t nit I: wd; au * •
gr*at commotion In th* city wn* n it is
made public. There if sokl to be lull ln
has been protected by the pollc* ami per
mit e*l to upread Into many houses in ih*‘
district; how much money his teen !*ald
for such protection gnl w o h*v been
. onceriKd In Hi*- |*ayments. eviden* e,
It 1* said, will not I** presented until for
mil .Ainrge* have been sent to the Mayor
:.y Bishop IVUter
llrpahllcaws i lain* i onrsMin*a.
TANARUS p* ka. Kn.. Nov 9- R publicans now
dm tip - el* ■ !lOtl Of 4 M \\ heatly t'l
c ongress from :he Third District by n
plurality of ten without the vot* of the
-oldiers now serving In ti*e Philippine*
\ hi*di they say will be largely for him
Yi s give the Republl* an* a solid dele
i, h ion in Congress
| rrrrll to Itr EleelrorwfeU.
Marysville. <. No> 9—Judge Melhorn
1 thp afternoop overruled ih* motion for a
trl.i jil -nn. • 1 Ko*l)n l>rr*ll
,o I-* rl<- tr n Krktay. March l. for
i!-r mnr lr of L-n.
1 Aue S I-* 1 - i
SAVANNAH, GA.. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10, UHH>.
WILL BE A CONTEST
lir.Pl RLIC'AY* W 11.1. MlKfi PIGIIT
DEMOCRATS CARRIED STATE.
OI'KIt lAI. (OUT < (NV)T MITE.
lIIALn ( H(\(.E REII tT.
tomb* Claim* There Have Been
Frauds niil aa>a % fhc Staffer Will
Re Taken Into the 4 uri*-onr
4 nnnli %er4u*|> Iffrclrd Hr 4 arc
lr Work off Flrrilon tlfftclala.
Hriiuhllcnna Mon (hr % ofe off Ne
I>u1vl!le. Ky . Nov. 9 —With unoffi al
returna from every precinct in Kentucky
the < "on Tier-Jou rna I puts linan i major
ity at 7.*S‘* and Beckham* mi 4 IK*.
The county ho.irda cativmod the re
turn* In every county In *hr at He to-day
anl lUiy counilii out of the 119 front
which oft! al return* have been received
to-night did not mntrnaly chaVge the inn
There b no doubt that the full offi *ial
return* will vary somewhat from the un
official figure* It Is hardly possible that
the majorities of 7.636 and 4.110 will he
wiped out. howe\**r. uni*.* the linexpect-
d shall happen on the • ountle* whi r* the
return* are not in.
4 dirts hkrri lo 'lnke \rlloii.
Pexmgton Kv.. Nov. 9 —Oaxelaas nark
by election officer* nrvv affict the whole
vote of this county and already the ro'iru
have leen asked to take .i Hon. Asa r*
•tilt of the laud of the countv *;*rk to
furnish to election officers iiu|4l(Mti‘ firm*
for certifying the rr turns. In several nre
efttets the only official ertlftcato o' th
vote is locked up In ballot Im)x which
under the law cannot le opened for sdx
month* A mandamus ha* been gint*d
dlrectlhir the o|*ntnff of one of the bov.w
to-day. Th*- board of election commis
sioner* may tr> to invatu the vole.
4 4 Inlnm I’rautl*.
I<otiisvllle. Nov. 9 Uflie (‘amN* chair
man of th* Republican Campaign 4'omiQlt
te. to-night mat n statement concern
ing the Kentucky election in which he
**\ the . ontmittee ha- discovered great
fraud* perpetrated b> the Democrat?* in
various s-4asns of the slot* Me enum
erate* spe iftc m-w of alleged fraud find
"There |s no question that if the face
of the returns fall to show Yerke* cle
tlon we can make spec the exposure* that
• ill show he ha* been defeated not by
r in ijorltv of th*‘ voter** tn Kentu-'ky. but
by the fraudulent U*e of the advantage
given the Democratic party by the Goebel
*ald Hr Would Conical.
t'huirm m Leslie I'nrnba nn
nouncrd hU purpose fo>dn y to rofMeflC th**
r’<<ion| vote of the ttr and to nw ihM
congressional ronUMt are institut**! bv
the iHtaird Repifthlt an candidate* in tn*
Third. Ninth 411 U Tenth district- Mr
"There * no question that Yi*rkn car
ried the prate by a plurality of vole* -**t
It will t.k#* the oftloi.il ount to nhow
how many ballot* were not count
'd hy the prearrang'd |la up
of the l'<mn mu to reduce
Verkop vote When it is r* allied that ten
vote* to the precinct Kata.- over 18,000
votep In the Mai* It con readtlv be ***n
that tHl** number of votep could have been
soiled by- the IVtn'vrutlo ’arty lit each
precinct without affecting: public ordninn
by the open ruilbi nlsm and disregard of
apiaramnce* which •'em rolled their a•-
tiOO in I*W The theft* of this year air,
In my opinion, greater than last \*ar J
desire to make no rirtt’loii* cotitett, but
If the fart* are now as we believe we
will ennteat the eje< coral vo • of the *iatc
A* to th* congressmen. Mr. Comb
\\ •- believe Mnpt wp* Ple tH over Rhea
In the Third District. that N L Hopkiti l *
defeated J H Whit* In the Tenth and
that Samuel J Pugh defeated J N K* -
hoe in the Ninth We In il* v< that their
election will be pbown on the fae of the
official return*. bu If the cottMVMPPlofter*
fad to count the billot* that were not
counted by the officer* of the election, we
•hall certainly onteM
HKIM Ml.lt I>h UI.T U:ilM Wh %.
They Klwcted Ton ( ting reiinten nml
the llentorrnla lour. m
Omaha. Neb Not 9. AiinoM complete
return* giv* McKinley plurality in N>-
brawka of over T re Republican Ptate
ticket I* apparently ele. t*d by from l.fyrf)
The llepubii* an* elect congressmen in
the Finn and Second districts, the fusion
Iwt* In the Third. Fourth. Fifth and Sixth
dlatrtrta The Ufltlaturf, the return* on
whieh are not yet returned, will probably
stand Senate, !:4*ohl>> in* I>. fusion**!*
!#i; vacant 1. Hou*e, Republicans 51. fu
lilt l %w >m \T 1.0 111 M IX*.
Vl*- Will Moke n Statement to the
people in a Ken liny*.
lJncoln. Neb Nov S -Mr. Hryan i* in
r** rip* of many request* for n at.item* n
concerning hi* future plan* and hi* at
titude on public qurptlone m view ot
Tuelay e result. H** IntlitMted t*-d.v
t‘ !• would I'efore long enlighten the
public fully, but for the prexni ie bal
pr.iate matter* which demanded hi* a
Mr Hryan Mild to-day he rntcht no? ac.
company Col Wetmor* n lu- hinting
trip In the Osurk mountain Hip health
I* good and he doe* in* feel the need of
•u h . trip Me al Ihe pad been nwav
from IJnenln *o mn h r*c#ntfy he fouh I
hi* *>wti imme afforded h.m the be*- op
portunity for re*t
% Hi m 4 111) M %J(IHI1 V.
I tnh I nine 1 rry N*r (•nbiu to the
Salt l^ak* - l*tnb Nov 9 - The returns
from the ptate, which are now practlea ly
cmplete. reduce tle majority I Hut he
lp n*l Republican. over King Detnocri .
for Congress, to l’*a than *)>' The ie
turn* *how that King ran con*'derably
abend of the remainder of the lrmocutlc
standard oil Mill Rlilnu.
New York. Nov 5-Handard 0:1 certlfl*
ate* mad* a t.ew hgh water m*ik to
day, ibiU fi at u*v.
< HIM SR 9 RLUm VtnoH.
Telegram Neat ly l>e|ra**e In the
fan*. Nov V The Chtne— veltow book,
which was distributed It Parliament t -
day show* that early In M.i h M pe •
casse the French minister of for* Ign af
fair urging a omblu* t naval *i*roon
Stratton in Mew 04 the .tsuatlon In t’hlna.
• opposed by • tnajnt of th- Foweia*
lari Salisbury saving that m view of th
uncertainty it was preferable to let t e
•11 uiiihNt ripen. pointing *hii that the gov
ernment of la* rnxwi States had slu t ly
*le Jared I? w* .Id tw4 parti*. gMte tn .4 na
val dcim>ti>tiatfto. which was ivmtraty to
M cam bon OCI June A imported a conver
Nation wnh Reereffary llav, win* -aid
Minister <'onger wa* Only m*#ruoie*| to do
wiiat was essential lo protect Amerh m
Interest.- Mr ton ger dd no dw tre 1
amalgamate hta action wnh that o. ill
Tie most Interesting ih*ialoh In the
U#ok to Amer.cau* is th* telegram which
M IVlease.- m m 10 the French imbuM
<ki* at \\ aahtmrtav and vt* rsburg.
f* pt. 13 ms follow*
Th* ambassador of ibe Vnlted Htaies
at m> re<epth*> yesterday. Was pleased to
r * oil that *tm the cocaine nceowm of
• flairs in **l4m. Frat.ce, Hus la and tin
-I'idled States have -ie**d together in p**r
f* 1 agreement. lie licved thut this a*
id wJll be maintained and that th*
I*i..fed Rtatro will rttire from I** klr. 0©
the -Mine .ondtun.s as France and Hu seta
1 told Gen Porter tha. the manifestation
n/ rhis continued accord mas calculated to
1 affluen* e the dwflnftlv** resolution** off th*
oil/ 1 Powers. Sin'll I* the Opinion "f *en
#*< rter. who l*elie\es JalSMt will he thr j
first to follow the example.*'
OKI-'l< I\IA U F.HK Finn TEfl.
leaders *ff Rebellion at Pao Tlg Kta
I'm to Heath.
Fvkln Nov . via Shanghai. Nov 9 j
Four of the .*w*!ing officlala of f’ao Ting !
fti. Including Ting Yang, the anting vice
roy of fe t*hl Id. and Oon Kuei Ming
were execut'd Nov & unde* the aenleti h
Imposed by the tribunal of the allle*.
Renewed report* of the Je*th of the
Kmpres# Dowager are in circulation but
they lack verlfl *ation ind are ike'-redlie.!
4 lilnes.- ’I twrreadered
1/Xi.lon, Nov 9 -A sff**-* >al dlspat* h ,
from Tien Tsiia, dated Nov 7.
•• a\ h a det.-hmen4 of Italian froraw re
turning lo Pekin Intercept'd thre* bat j
t a lions of t’hineiK' ner kun An listen
The latter surrender* 1 without firing a
A l)I\ out v: O%W*IM M \ .
%n % llegcd IVofriMilontil I n-Hr
lionilrnt I mice 4rret.
N**w York. Nov 9 -Henry 7.letn*r, a
liwver. and i man kn*wn a* Frank Wil
son. a cigar maker. w*ra atrrwef to-day
on 4 charge of conspiracy defeat and
*jl tru<*t th* end* of juglre.
It 1* allegtd thai tn threa separate di
\*orce raarri Zietner ha* afk^.i red *P coun
pel for the fCainttfr ar.t bal Wllemv who
■ muter a **■> rent •un n #ach
iwau. apataaroU wp ifym |ofnci|wt witn-P*
for the Hatmtff amt brut tiled that the *tt-
I tut cry cauee for the dl%*on *■ Imml fern
*mmHted hv the defendant The two
in* n wrrr held tn F .'••* I*ail fw ifl^i
With the me* there waa a treated a
* ruing wcarii.n who give* the n.im<> <*f
Mary II Tommklna She wap committed
to the hou*** of detent on, where *he will
be held a* e wltnee*
I The woman I* t*obl by the detedlvea In
the • or to ie h professional o-reppOfd
itit ' According to the <} tcctlve*. t**raonp
mi* m certalti divot • action* and in thl*
way caeep were tri* • I and *ett!e*l without
; • J. >jJ a-1-rulait* Icon Klim nr Ihi'tn until
ihn tmiKlln* d<i ii i>f 11<* i!tw.
Thf poltrr look min . utl.xly
Mr*. Herrick, who ** *'< i h- r hu
hnnd tor divnr' 1 -. Th, trrul wit
MMilr nft * wairaivi l by Rnunlw
t tofT, al thf waiuf - both. In Hrooiilyn
(HtMtbHH II T'fcMt* l*t TIKI.
hta,<* atat**M,tit I 'row th, *,nnt,
Vrnni Irw llam|*hlre.
t'on ord N H . Nov 9 Senator 4*nan
dler to-eight iPtued signed defena#
agMiret the criticism* of Railroad <!ommi*-
Honer Henry M l*utney. Senator t’han
• Her give* a full account of hi* |er*lPtent
effort* to *C. lire It; c'ongrepp anew *t*. I
ration that International blmetaliism t*
.1* druble He give* • opie* *f two
never i*efore male public une |* the
| let nr of Ide 17. l!ei from the
.ommltte* of the Senate caiwu*.
eigiuat by Senator* Hoar. *tiai
dler, t*epr an*l Carter an* taken by
Senator Wot ott th* airman of t;e mm
mlttec. to Mr. McKinley at Canton Mr
Mi Kmley'p letter tn reply i* dated |>e -
N, and *av
I am anxious to bring about an inter
national agree in* nt ml ar r\ out. if vo
slble. the pledge of our platform tn that
IOM M \M 4 Oltt. %MX BTIOV
lllplioi* rotter*' % lewa With M. M nr.;
to l.nlinr Kalla.
Washington. Nov 9 Hl*hop Henry <!.
j Potter of New York teetlfled to-dav be
i fore the Itniowtrlal Commlaalon lie paid
I he had more confidence in voluntary ot*
j gafiliation to meet evil* that griw out r.f
the *wcuhop ayptem than In legi*Ui!lan
lb- advocated a permanent communion to
rnellnte between c.tpltnllata and or
ganfiatton* He w * disinclined to favor
cofnpu.aory arbitradon laibor. he *a*i. .•
not well rewur.led voluntarily bv any one.
Thnt was the keynote of the dtbor t|Ues
f i ion.
M HI H\F.I.
1 riit*-p<i Met anil \oted to Hcplnce
South Itend Ind Nov 9 Fire, which
j started a'ut S o'clock ibis afternoon In
tlie gvmn.pium of the Pnlveralty of Notre
lam completely •le-troyed the structure
Two alarm* ln. but all the fire,
men coubi do wns to |*mir t oljoinilig
structures The bulMlnc M a *f *ief and
brick and w< ft* of to* l**-et ollege
xymnaeiums In th* 1 workl. While the
flame* were still raffing th* university
trustees held a wedon and \<te*| to ■•-
plate the structure another gym
Portion *f n I<*ml > Knuml.
N*w York Nov 9 A portion of a man's
body was four. ! in the ruin* of the T*tr
i rant A Cos. building to-day The find con*
■deled of a head, trunk one hand and a
foot The iiody i* to Is that
; -)f Patrick ffenie*sv of Hoboktn. N J
who was emtdoyed at a portet for Kp
pens. Smith A Wlefnann t’o. coffee deal
-1 era, and whu haw been r. ported
PUTTING ON SCREWS
'll IT TWI-T THK '!H*r 1-0 l
i in r it* mom r-r.
ONE CENT A POUND INCREASE.
9tE(NN %N NI %L kill TO PH hilts
Paeker* 4 lalar The? Have Brea
'rlliii* llrportl 9|rafa af a I••
The Frier of aflte, itoweacr. tta*
Not Wee n I in* reward-—4 laimrtl That
the Idxßnre Was .Inatlfled h? 4 A|-
•I 14 loti a and 4 omlrk Nflrr .|er4lo
Un Onl) € o-l Mcitleit*'e.
Chl ig' Noy 9 A flat increa-e of one
cent a pound was put up on b* rf. pork
arid milttrm f*-d.y by Chi ago pa kers
In one year ttr gykititonal cent will yield
to th* Chicago packer#, basing tha sail
mat** upon lost year a bustneas the fol
lowing sum- Dr res*.| beef. ir.,4naw
dressed poi k ♦ i.*l pork ptsiuct9. Ou NW,-
<9i. mutton, ft <*•••*. Total a.Mitton ;n
Unconi* - U*.nlk,(W
Tin- Chruni 1* to-morrow w.ll tgv
K#aii*rs of mea> w*re mmsp into
a pane bx tn# un* xi**-te*l r.**- hi prices
In th# .njjuetnt'-nt of price# to the consum
ers choice cut of t**-#f liove gone up as
much as 5 cents. |e*rk tenderloin jumped
t* •!*• sum* extent atsi mutton i'hOf> w• nt
up 7 cents The odvan r !*y Hi* i#i k*r."
is mot* tmn P* i*r catit on h# price
of mc.ai th* *Kn before election Th** a*l
'on * by the rr:.*ier ts th# * onsuni* r
wiii averog# % per cent
The fsackera claim they have l***n sell
ing dreasej meat# at a loss fH M-veral
years In "lx month# 9he prlt% of meat
stuff", has g*n# up pet 1 po*mds.
In the |*rlc* of i tl*. hogs and sh**v.
Repr aenfottves of th# pa- k#rs In * harga
of th* dt#"a**l meat de|tarim*n' #*> tha
advan* * ** JU'tlhe I Hy tbe #enlitions of
trnl# and imp* on the b**l of the
election lr but a coincidence
Ul M <Ml|> mi. DF.4 IhlON.
N% kwt the Xpert a tor Bmtm of Mr-
Ixmdcn. Nov 9 The Bpc tutor will sa\
The whole world ha# be#n Interested
this lime in the ele#tkgi of an Ameruan
President, and justly, for It concerns th#
wtiol* world W# do not H \n true, b*
Iteve t bat Mr Hryart. If ele#te*i, could
have pur tw#k fh# clock and compelled the
Airerlrans to atter and excius v* tv to th*ir
•kisufii' affairs Circumstances ar*
Stronger than the teaching of the
founders of ihe public, and % rich pe,r>.|a
of Tr.ar.w seated on the Atlanta .ivl
Pax Iffc with th# growing n* 'easily f,r
ommarea with the far East, must infor
fere wrttti the |K>lllin> of AsL and thcr*-
fore it: ih* politic* of the nations wh*i re
trying to cat up Asia The Artier I at p*v
pie have baeti consulted himl ac#j*4 (heir
new |*osttlog ns a world wide I*w#-
ready Cwr th* < oiisv|uent a. rifft!**#. *n*l
will in the future share in the gei*ril
mix tn* nt of nations lu>4** ni of at at di >g
• ideally nnd **|flslil) al*s*f they wilt
govern llaw.iit and Porto Rico, they wl I
keep th*- i’hllippin*- mid they will
quire :* mu* h of th* wtki as i> e-sen
ttal to th# developm* nt *f their jns* r
on I trade. V\ heartily welcome the do
•14%V %L\OHI) DID III# UMillh.
4 liltrge Mad# I hat He 4 hana#t the
4 Irarlng Htise Mteete.
New York Nov. 9 The furth* r sxaml
tMllcifl 111 the case f Corrsetlus L Alvor I
Jr. th* former nt# tiller of the Firs*
Nuimml Bank, who t* <••-tt*ed of emb x
gltng of the bank # fun*# wt* . n
tlnu-d to-day before United Bat* Com
J**<m J Garrison, a I*rk In the. tKtt#
teller s <l*|'inm lit furnlsh'*d the only
sensational testimony of the He dl
te 11> accuse*! Alvotd of changing tha
• tearing liouee sheet# anl a sore tH a t h
saw hlin lo #* ll# sav* thnt he work*-1
tn the mm* * jg*- wl*h Alvord and wis
••bout twenty-five t< tlUriy f**t *wy
fnmi turn I *wrlbtng fS*- examtnaflon
of the ii*.irtng hous* #.heeta hy Hsrtk Ex
aminer Ilanna on Oct l he said:
"1 wa# about twenty-live f*t iwsy a*l
when th# sheet tu given to Alvord I -a*
him turn his (*a k to the next him
and make some mark# on the sheet H •
then went Into his cage and mad# s-*m#
tn.rk# and than handed <he sheet* to Mr
Mann * ’*
Th*- hearing w.ia adjourn'd until Tub
IT P WINTER l> HKW FORK.
tkrrninnirirr Went Dn and West
Wind lll#it Ifnrd.
N*w York, N’ox f.—The first tou h of
".inter weather rnm* to town to-day In
fit- trail of h w*m winl. whl*-h at il
• * clock this morn tig a.*- blowing at lb*
raie *f 72 mile# an nour. It mad# a sluice
way of lower Broadway. n*l the narrow
down town *r*ct lifting off hat# and
playing a thousand and one prank*' with
th# unwary |nde*trian# ih*i rounded #or
n* rs IncautioiDlv At (he top of the *ky
sciß|*eis window# rattle*! and papers hies
around at g lively raie
A# th# day advanced th# wind h<onv
stronger until a lung In ilk* afternoon i;
nad reached * velocity of • miles
1 p to 10 o’rlo* k to-night III) I**#" of life
had l*c#n reported dn New Y**rk or
Brooklyn, but stort* -of d;image to build
lug# In the cltla# and suburbs were num
ll****ki ill stock Market.
New* York Sms 9 Th*- reernt boom In
the stcK-k rn rket has created an unu*uai
ly strong demand for H♦• k Exchange
se.iis and MY.o* w # offered to-day for a
sent on the Exrh-tng* Th # *• FT fin
higher than hit* ever *efo*-*- l#ci offered
Nineteen U * fi- lr*%ne*|.
London. Noy ’•.—Detail* of the !*■*• of
•he Penii collier <*tty of Vienna, which
#ank In the ehanml yesterday wh'le
tnnind from Hwansea tf*r Rottawlam, fter
• ollision with an unknown vessel, shorn
that nineteen *f h*r rr#e w#r* drown#d
• even Killed In # ollision. I
idffeflba h. Ilssse. Noy • Two express
trains tame intttrifoillltion to-slay between
thjs pla *e and Frankfurt-on-the-Main A
ga- reservoir exploded. #*ttlng fir* to fh#
wre kage, ami seven p#rs*>ns were buiul
to dvalb snO fout injured.
BILOXI SWEPT BY FIRE.
T hnsanrte id Dttars of Pr*t*rrty
Were Wiped Owl of Existence
tn the Mississippi Town
New Orleans. Noy 9 lllloxl Mis*, sit
t’Xted rm the Mt#*!#*!pp! stHind. elghtx
miles fren* New Or bans was swept bv *i
1 terrific fire this morning, which d#: troy el
, 'ipwiaei# of lt buildings arsl render* i
ot p* gl>‘ h*gne|es-
Biloxi is a town of #x#n thousand r+"
pi# and a well known summer ri- *rt f*t
Mtosissippiaus .u*l Louts tan t ans. and am
I ur ree**rt for Northern people. It has a
small hr# dwpartm#r't a l mtains many
h'isMtr.fr* an t ih* 1 nre implj burn -d until
li had nothing fnrh#t to f* *t *n
It broke out shortly after mmight in
salqon near th# Louisville ami Naahvllle
I drpot. w here a gnog ot negro# were
playing dice, and after d*-tryl g th# *l*
poi nwetx through t> th# twiich, * dis
tance of several square* No llvrs w i*-
kL but many of the po**r#r pstqdc U*#
all their fx>-rsston* Th# ‘Niholl'
Ghiir it school and convent two newep*
per office* end several fin# bri k store*
w ere among the loitldings de#4roy and The
total lo* ts exmsied wt t • with
losers w#r* •• follow-*
D T Dtillfns. dry gooii* h ft,w ' °r
lesns Hotel. f54.W* U.itholtr convent,
church and sctiool lasee* A ,%0
grocers, Wwr. WtlVtwm Kennedy, drug
store cm n#l l I- twelv*
of per-pertx owned b> F Theobald
* fieri 12* hii, V fk'hwan A On .
Waverly nstfagm p txn
•tnkm* nim.l be%tt:n.
Hat 4al. Le l.altala Who led thr
Hrltlah %% a# Killed
lawsioi) Kov 9 -larnl Roberts, tele
graphing frm Johannesburg under *itc
of Nv A. glxee detail." of fh# *l* feat of
the Boer* peer Hothnvllb and aM* to
ihe fa.-ts alreadx known th# f**;i*wtnK
“Col io* Galals wa* heavllx engag* I
for live hours with Ih* ftoer- Knox
reinforced le* Galais and comp*### x de
! f. iled the Bi*er# DeWst and Hteyn.
| with the Boers left in great h ist* ond
wer# pursue"l -*fi# miles to the south-
I #a#f Tli* enemy broke up LDto small
1 parties ws# among Ihe killed
Hteyn's secretary. lieVUliers. was wmwsl
#d an*l captured
laird Robert# also repot e n num Iter of
"moll affair* th* most tin|#*rimit of whl ti
was an eagagemaut fought Nm 4 ly
Smith Dorr ten south of Dalmanutha
which resulted in the Boers being driven
♦<* the east of ths Komntl river
HFiAVY FIGHTING WITH BOF’-H*,
t hey | s I nrnh - Hirr<- Killed anil
Thirty %N owwded
RothavlYla, Niv. * There has been
heavy fighting since Nov resulting In
the defs.ii of th# ftoer#. who lost twenty
three killed, thirty wniiid#<i. and one hun
dred taken prisoners fteven of their
guns were also captured .Tb# Itrlttfli lost
three offi er* and four men killed
IH FIXING I'MMUMT KHII.I.K.
Wra. Klnff Sw i a Hoere Vtellrxe They
XVIII Finally Win.
Marseille# Nov. '• Mrs KMT has ar
rived hers to eWalt th- arrival **f Mr
Jinupr, tier grandfather, on th# Dutch
cruiser Ge-ideriand In th# *-Mir.-e of an
Interview t**-day she
"The difficulties surpHUidlng tireat B It
-Ihii ar# Mt gr#wt tha' Uv i lloen* ar# cimi
-1 vinced lh#j will fin illy *stu th# upp r
hand W* ho (he gr#a?et conflience
if* t*;# J-i.iiney f the President, sh * i t
#i>lfe of ;ds groat ag# and fatlgu**. will
ir. ta* i#- ' Eur|- ll# only dn ;*M lo
.w.i.- he.* a use h has lr. his pc-session a
very *f!V a i.ue means of action."
** T ~ A
MINI \KF: 4i| 4 4M%tIMhI4>NKMN.
• •111 rials Will Not Talk of Parrhasr
of Ness Islands.
W ashtngton. Noy 9 Because tli# ces
sion of t Im* Islamla of ClhHti ami l ageyeti.
*-f th# Phlllpidtte Arehlp* lag** mum t*
i .at I fled hy th- H*iwtc of the United Htai#.*
tb* official # of the state -l*p;* ifm ni |*o#
Itively decline to discuss the tran#f**r
which wa# referred t* yesterday by th#
Spanish premier Still th# fact Is no*
1 • oncealcd and was ##nt out In the dls
iMt bee sisut two months ago, that th*
i transfer l#rti arranged *■ far a# tue
, • x*'cut!y hraru h *f our government could
I effect I*
The state department offl- late regard the
'islands a# aieolutely n*. e##.ry to corn
files* Amerl an #ov#r#igiitv fn the Phll.p
pin#a Lying a* they do to the southw *#i
of the main group of island* ari*l in one
of th# most Important * , nannl# of coni
rminU-ation. |t would l*# in th# eye of th*-
department a use! dangeiou* course *o
allow them io fall Into Ihe Itarvl *f an
other power arvl thus constitute n p#-
inavierit men.u-e lo American sovereignty
m fh# Philippi****- They were ex* hsi* I
from th# orlgliail ceasltgi by the ge**graph
1* al bouiskirles laid down in (he tr#a*j
4ARKCNE IND fi \ Y NOR IIE %ft ING.
4 al. John H nthrrfnrrt, an Xllnntn
4 <iNlrrtp, on thr Nland.
N#w York Nov 9 The hearing In iTTp
#***•■ of J F \\ T and E II Otyirr and
H l iireene. illeg*d co-cn*pfna* or*> wlt*i
• apt 41 M. t'artet for their removal l* 1
Georgia for trial, was resume I to-lay
Col. John W Billherfmtl. formerly a ••on
tractor In Atlanta, was called hv the )#•
f#n*e as Die first wlines# ut sh**wr tha*
ihe w**rk accomplished by the def* n*lant -
t..i up to th* standard and fullx In h
with th *pe ife it'oii# det#rm>nlng
tin class of work to hr carried out
Fol. Rutherford was egcused after hav
ir.g t*een n*k'and
•(UAsllons. an*l the hearing wa. adjourn#*!
( unill Momlay
4 OI.MsfON IIN THE sill Tlf Ell N.
Enginerr Fatally fnfure| and Others
Hod ly Hurl.
Knoxville Tenn Nov 9. —A fast jm*
senger and a double-header freight collid
ed IH# morning at Hodge- , n th#
Southern Railway, twenty east of
Knoxvtlli Eoglne r W 4* ThOfna- wa*
I’afally Injurwl Engineer Richard i’ar
rott's ;*rm and !#g wav# broken, and b*
was oiherwl**# seriously Injured Mail
iTrrk* 1 N Thonrcis. VV. || Roberts and
L H Harris were also Mfiously Injur#*!
The ihree engines were completely demol
I'rniiL W Funk Hanaed.
Washington. Nov 9 Frank IV Funk
wa# hang—t at th# diatrl* t *ail tod
for the murder of William Brook- on Jun*
I, 1%9A !!•• lolle*l hi* v| *lm •* u m
savings, about FJ.Offer. isj also murder
ously assaulted the lattvr’s w lie. liu vie- I
1 Uma wars a(%4 p#op!s.
DAILY I# A TEAR
. CENTS A rtNPY
U FKf.r ? TIMEH-A WKKK It A TEAK
S%l.|V|||H% IIN IHI. HK9ILT OP
% M Ettti % N I LEI TION,
BRITAIN'S RIGHT TO REJOICE.
PH1.%11l (I %PiM M.I/ED tIEEUHE If*)
'I % Dl. Ill"* It I >1 %RK 9,
Mr I hoste f nngrstxlated Him t pow
Making ITi is Little Wpeeeh After*
Inslratl of Itrliiri- h# n#elsa.
tte( of anttsliiir) *s *|*-r,-h at tke
I r*l Major’s Ban <!•#• Un* Mulls*
Itlooio* -#>al*l Mors Wer# Forced
t |*on Ena la ltd
last don Nqy 9 The Lord Mayor’s show
■ w !in- *-l todiy by larg* crowds !t
o!isi*.- i ‘the u■(i 11 gilt and stmini
Th# pio.-. ~.11 moved un through admir
ing throng* io the law courts, where tha
nn.- . n# ceremony of taking the oath mas
‘ *rri**i *irt Th* new- and old lord tnxvnra
w#r# heartily * heer#d There were nn #m
’ Neman, il .ar . but there w#re mounted
ii 'ii dad ti Bnti-h uniforms in us# from
: itaw to 1970
A mod* I of th# gun of Die British eruls
*e Powerful ti > 1 at the Meg# of lady
ml’h w* mu *h chcerrd. ns were also
irnniid* I men *■-pre ♦ nitng India. r#nada.
AustralS'na and Bouth Africa.
V\ hai i probably t.# mo-i brilliant of
all public functions In England, the Ixwd
Mayor’s banquet took pla. *- this evening.
It W'ili t*. memo i a hi* even to Atnmnns
r*x of the fo||*wing remnrksNe ut
•ertMlct of land B**l! *l>'iry . who. fn ths
i* rrsen'# of >■. gin-tH, inrlading I’mie*)
Stales Amlws%adof t toat# the members
*f th# British * abinet and many of fh#
leading met. *f England. **i*ok# g* follows
of the Amert an #l*. tlon.
"M. liellev. that the Wise which has
won le ifif su## of civißaathui *nd com
tner isl hHior We b#l|#\ (ho*# princl
pi*?" t lw at the root of al. prosperity
and all fwngr##* tn he w*rld. Therefora
w# claim ths# tx - hav* ge much tight to
rejoice in what hs* taken plac# 41s tha
i distinguished gentl* mnn (referring to Mr,
, * ’hoat# who sit# by my side."
T hi* w. folios ml |>y loud and prolonged
' *• hearing, whl- h mad# the gold plate on
■h* *mk it shelves shiver and the great
rafters of the Ouild Hall ring snd ring
lord NallshuD’a Apology.
I#*rd Hilisburv's Incursion Into the Ig
j 1 If mil tic* .if (he t nltld (Gates waa
preewi* and hx an apology, tn the course of
w hich he sahl
on * I he (dreomstaneof, which hoa
arat|f!e| m# moet during tn# last year Is
Ihe Very hearty friendly feeling displayed
•••tween this * ountry and Die Untied
states I hop*- Mr 'boats will forgive me.
t( there i an- irregularity in my ex
pr ssfon it 1* quite wrong fir a tfeore
tarx of fftft*o to nmk* olwervaHons with
Ji#*pcct to the internal politics of another
I - '<Minify. but, I am soon to give up my
"ffl*-#. and In v|*w of this abandonment
which 1i close nt h(n*l. I hope Mr t'hoate
i will forgive m# f**r •-x pr* eslvig tlie an
|ir#m# eaMrf.i-(ton with which sll of ua
bay* h *r*t f what m.- recently taken
pin**** tn the United Slates ’
Mr t'hoau. replying af *w minutes Ist.
;r tn th* toast of the diplomatic corps.
*ledarrd that laord Hollsh*r) had at a ted
x* ith such truth, simplicity and taarnett
r*o the rr-n't **f th* election, that he
•Mr 4’h*V|el V* ..*•!■ I ~..* .(Umnl # t a.j
t* It. ahhntigh he would %*niure to eon
, urariilat# the n*.h *• kr*| ii|Min the fact
that til r#tn.irk- had been made after ln
ftr-wj of iw fore pinion tlaughier r
In con tinting tiia addr* -n Mr Fhoatti
• xpr#*#**! hi# belief that "*o long as Ird
.Glidtury and Mr. M K: il#y c*mtlnue o
;01l the reins of government, there wt.'l
*• n> (Fanger **f any *tirurbane# of tha
honorable nu-l frl*-nMv r#tnii*uis now ex-
Isilnir iafttwn th*- United (Gates and
r#i Britain "
Speech Waa a l*lnnmi Owe,
Except in ps references to the United
rtiat# 'h* a|-. 1* f the premier east an
*xtraonlinar> #lutn over the gorgeous
•innqiief low Ing and r**ctly afief ihe colo
nel ommxnd iik th* (Tty lm|>erial Volun
teers. lord HaTshury startled his hearers,
who caught th#* drift of hi* remarks, by
-at trill rig th* war fev*r. .11 though prais
ing the ennrax* of th# rnddlers. and de
• taring that th# pan-lunate admiration of
j inllGiiry valor evlntred by the jH(.als-e
I inu-t produ-* a ping* of attltud# on the
- j ari of the nut** 1* worll when viewing
| English ctiaracier.
Then, wl h lowered vol r and almosf
irernidlng a*xeti:, Ih* went on to speak of
ih# price of the victory avul thr ravag#s
!of death, dealing rape, ally with the
tjneen’s bere.vem#9it In the loss of Prince
*hrp#ln Vi* tor Finally, with bent
head and hands rlMSfad. he uttered a
hope, almost a prayer. #hat Lord Rob
ert* might be *pr*>d the sorrow now
hncaing over bim by reason of the critical
i condition of hi* daughter. Tear* sprang
| to in# #y#s of wom#n *nl men moved un
omfortahly m their s#ats. Th# silence and
solemnity gr* w *ppt #>-ive
Wars F’oreed Lsglsnit.
Awnklng from self-abstraction, the Pre
mi*r reviewed th# events of the Nut
j tw-:ve ni'-i ih* Mr Kruger nnd the Ktn
i pre-*. -f <*hln he went on to say. had
I for* l sir upon Great Hrßain He mom-*
• 1 c.#d that th# Itrltbh war office deserve*!
g.*et r*dit for the wav in which it had
handled th#"** emergencies
"Itesplt* nebulom* ind fictitious attacks,
we should *• glad tn improve s!l the de.
f" IS of 4he war offihe >ontiflUSd
nnd our utmost effort# will he do voted
: to that task: but I should rather depre
• at# nny unne*-* - -ary ex iminatton into
what has o <*urrr I You will no# *dd ro
the •nthtisiasm of \ ur troops hy so do
He dilate*! u*mn he strengthened firs
hSween th# mother country arvl ihe col*
onfe* during th# year, and poked fun at
the delay *'4>i:-#quen| uion the Europoati
oncert when Reeling with China ft was
not appropriate for him be declared, to
*#mm#n* 11 non 1 "foliations while in pro
grear, (nit be said hr would mak# an ex
option In thi c-e of the Anglo-4l*rmaq
"Ttii- h# remarked, "represents thr
feelings of nxjst. If not all the Powers
llt#i It i- inuosslble to lay too much
• mphada ur*cn the Integrity of China an*l
•he open door.* and I think It a matter
f great Advantage that the Powers ahouti
have #xpr*s**s| themselves tn favor of
th*.- fun hi mental principles, for. if they
-1 are s< Ideved. the Issue of the China prob
lem r>e#d not concern us very anxtoutftv "
H maintains*! *arn#stly that the ld.*a
of invating china wlh "our scan .*
force." or of "approaching the *tupnd*us
tu - k of governing China ivxatead of leax ing
•Continued on Fifth