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H KBTILI- Prr*:de n ,
DEMANDS ON CHINA
JK,M MEhT MI ST UK ERECTED TO
BARUN o.\ KETTEIAK.
BIG INDEMNITY TO BE PAID
TO hTATB, COH I*oll iTIOM AND IK
-I>l\ IDI %L.
Clrffß Prince* and Officials Mtt
Suffer Death—ln Pntnrr 411 Ofttclnla
I itiiiiiK tu I'riMrnt .4 nt I-For elan
Outbreaks Must Bf I'unUhfd-The
Taatif-1.1-lameM tu Re AHollabetl
and national Intrrriiarar Per
iii 11 led With the t-.mfieror.
\s> v r. Nov. 13.—Dr. Morrison, wiring
to t Times, from Pekin. Sunday, aiy.:
• J r* ■- cd by the common desire f* r a
termination of pre*>nt conditions
the envoys have finally a-,r# and
to tii* following terms, to be primmed
in a *nJoint note which, subject to the
apj. .\.il of the government*, will te
pr. i upon China as the Ijmsls ot a pre
•v . *hall erect a monument to Har
on ' • hettr-ler on the dte where he was
muro- and send an Imperial prince to
Germ *n> to convey an apology. She
shal .‘.til t the death penalty upon eleven
pr*nc*s and official* already named and
fru(*j-nl provincial examinations for live
Vfwrs wii**re the outrages occurred In
future ail official* failing to prevent intl
fori-u outrages within their Jurisdiction
shail he dlmij*d and punish *l. (Thl*
| ii modth* at ion of Mr. Conger's pro
"Indemnity shnll be paid to the stateo,
Corptallots and iiuiH Kluiib. Tlw Tsung-
Jl-Yamen shall be abolished and Its func
tions vested in a foreign minister Itn
llonal Intercourse shail be permitted with
a )ie Kmperor, a* in chilised countries.
"The fort* at Taku and the other fort*
• n the roast of Chi Id shall be raxed ami
•he Importation of arms ami war mater
id prohibited. Permanent legation guards
fhall b** maintained and also guards of
i otn mi mi cation between Pekin and the
• Imp* riel pro* lumitlons shall ho posted
for two years throughout the iinpfre sup
"The indemnity is to include comoensa
i on for Chinese who suffered through be
n* employed by foreigners, twit not com
j*cn*etlon for native Christiana. The
words missionary and Christian# do not
cur in the note .**
Inter lean Sense of Janttre.
nmentlng upon what It calls Mr.
< <;er s "excellent suggestion for *the
nlssal of officials permitting anti-for
*m outrages." the Times remarks that
‘.is Is the only considerable addition to
terms which the ministers proposed
übmlt China last month." It says that
■ tnerlcan sense of jus doe and humanity
tr>ng u*l American intelligence mo
• n to tv* deluded by the pitiful Chinese
• - il against the execution of the Pao
T g Fu officials.'*
CAUSED INTENSE FEELING.
IliineM* 4re \\ ronKht Ip Over the
Iteration of the \ leero> of Chi
1.l nt Pao Tliik Fa.
' ishlngton. Nov. 12.—1 t is understood
• • the Chinese authorities it Pekin
t. been profoundly arouse*l by some of
xecutiona of Chinese officials which
occurred of late, ami tl t they have
known In on official way their sur
and regret that this should occur
the peace negotiation* arc going on.
iptN*ars that the execution of the
■g viceroy of Chi LI is looked ujon
' • uli irly reprehensible, and has been
mu in u#e of the present Intense
■rg of the Chinese officials at Pekin.
icMng viceroy served during the ab-
• of l.i llung Chang at Pekin, orcu
his yamen. and in all ways execut-
K iri Id’s functions while h** was
f ducting the peace mission. Ills he*i
r-ers were established at Pao Ting
whence the allied force under th**
*n n rommsmier recently directed
• ir expedition.
said that the acting viceroy made
.•position to th* wdvonce of the ejer
-1 and other allied troops, although he
*n army capable of resisting He I*
■1 to h >•• come out from the city to
’ trie allies and to have turned over
vtmen to them Notwithstanding
he has been put to death, and this
when communicated to LI Hung
* and his associate* at Pekin, caused
m Mp* rhlnese standpoint. China Is
I f ptDfwdlwf to punish guilty offi
• r.d the question of punishments *s
'onddered In the negotiations now
J repressing. ,
in. POUT FROM VON 44 W.DHRSBK.
1”" Severe F.neonn ter find With
In. Nov. II —Th." follower.* report,
Nov. g. ha* he. n r*lvwl here from
1 Marshal Count von Wald*r*ee:
"* 1 Oraham, with two companies of
1 net Astatic Infantry. th* w ond
n and second battery, proceeding
Tien Tsln. via Chun* Yin*. sixty
" "tor. north. on the left hank of th
**►. where he had a slight encounter
mounted Boner*, ha* arrived it
!‘>. twelve kilometer* east of Pe
rsian troop, have successfully cn
’ re.) * r.m Boxer* north of Shan Hal
losine four killed and sixty on*
h columns have relume I from
rt " Fit to Pekin anti Tien Ts.n Th
"lumn destroyed "several Boxer
* vkm tkii tub nrrimu.
* Took n Telrarnm Prom Kwo*
Hsu to Von Wntdersee.
hn. Nov. 1J -The Ixxkal Anxelfer
the follciwlr.it from It* Shanghai
<tvea from Hankow *ay that tha
•* beheaded a number of telaaraph
who accepted a secret mens •
y 1 'nperor Kttan* Hati to Count von
• Infonatßl him that he (the
•' rut > was hidna kept a prtaoner and
was un.ihle to return to Pekin They a o
siy that other (Xfcutbn* occurie-J lu
connection with the matter.*’
larent tlrltnlu’s Protest.
London. Nov. lA—**Grat Hriiain m*'.e
a lourteoti* protest to Hue Ui." .-ays t i •
St Petersbuig oorreapondent of the Hilly
Mall, "uk.i.iim a f*w r*gr*tt.ible Inc dents
in China, where Hus iant* nvw lru qu> y
o|>(>>sid the hoisting of the lirit.s.i '
It W ill tael (loss ii t• llustne** W hen
All the < re|**ntiHls llnve Hern
Reported I pun.
Havana, Nov. 12 —The Cuban Constitu
tional Conventbni met at 2 o'clock this
i afternoon, after adjournment from the
second duy s session, lu the Marti Thea
Peats for the delegates bad been ar
ranged in a sma ier ana nearer the plat
form, curtain of th stage bad been
lowered And the windows hung with
i ricavy dr.t|cri*s, thu> shutting out the
noise of th* street .> *1 making It |Hssi
bie for the de.egates to spe.ik in ordinary
The upper galleries were crowded, col
ore*l fs rsons predoininaiing. They arc
taking an int i inter, st In tin* pro
ceedings C>n th* first and second days
1 the boxc- did not lontain many ta
tors. but to-day several prominent fami
lies were present.
The OammUele An Credentials
as to all the province* except Havana.
Havana Is th* only province where a
contest has b* en talked of. the opponents
of Benor Zayws w.shing to *et fU*nor
Plerra In hi* place. Th** report was laid
i or. the table and ad scus-lon followed its
to whether the convention wis legally
constßutol Sopor Z.iyas ciam**i that
the or*! r of th** government of Interven
i tk>n summoning the convention lal m ole
It l*gal Barter Harris! argue I, on the
rth*r bond, tint it would not \**> legally
| constituted until the report of the Com
mittee on Crendltlas had be* n acroptwl.
I The delegate* took this view and so
An attempt to and. cuss hc quo* I lon of
hiding secret session* was vot*#l down.
| the matter ielng left to the Committee rn
; Rules An adjournment was th*n taken
! until Thurs’.iv. w hen. It is underwood,
both committee# will rejsirt finally.
(ten. Castillo, civil governor of Bantlsg#
province, gave notice to the convention
that he had resigned hla memh#'rshlp arl
iMil apimintol B<*nor Ferrers ss an aitce
1# % 911 TA WFIiHS Villa VOID.
I.oluf 111 eg <t I Trnnsrtlon In llavsall
•Hsrr kept. !b*.
Honolulu. Nov. (*.. via San
Nov. 2?.—The Honolulu Republican will
“Every lease and sale of public land
in Haw aii since Sept. 2. 15#9, I# illegal and
"That 1* the po*Ukm taken by Attorney
General Griggs of *..© I’nltsd States and
suits will he institute*! at once in she
Foiled State* District Court for the dis
trict of Hawaii to set aside every such
lease and sale ma*le by the ioral govern
ment of the Hawaii Islands
"Congres# expressly ratified and con
firm***! ail sales, grant*, leas** and other
| dispositions of the putdh* domain, grant
ed by the Hawaiian government In con
formity with the laws of Hawaii, between
July. IW*H. and H* pf. 28. 1 aft* Hut any
I s.le, leases or grants since the last
I named date, the Attorney General holds,
i are Illegal nnd void anl he his Instructed
l Cnlted Bint*** Attorney Kalnl to Institute
| suits nt once in the Federal Court to set
aside all these grants, sales, franchise*
and lea**** “
RtIDIKB t\ M IIOOMIIt WF.AVHH.
| riioar f Three Oat *f kl\ W lio I.ot
1.1% es > nul on Hoard.
Poston. Nov. 12.—The wrecked sriooner
Myra It Weaver, which cipalxc<! In Vine
yard sound early Friday morning, after
parting anchors and striking <n Hand
kerchief Shoal, was towed u;> the harbor
The bodies of three *'f the elx | r*ons
who lost their lives in the wrs k we-p
found on hoard. The body of little Ella
Debols. who was lashs| to the rigging by
First Mate Kearny, was 111 In ihat jh-
I sit ion. Two l**ll*> found on de'k i.v.*
i not been Idenllfle*!. but are be'ieved to
be the two Ncrrwt glan llori‘. Mgrni— n
The body of Cspt. W S Van.iman and
those of the m ite and Miss Tnomp on
have not been recovered.
oi l;v> li.%Kit wrvr iniiomk.
( nrrli'il imi Norwegian Fmlarnnts
for the 1 oiled ktntca.
Ix>n<lon. Nov. 12 The Wllwm Line
steamer Angelo, tiouu 1 from Chrlstlmls
Norway, for Hull. Is ashore near Wlilt
em sea. on the coast of Yorkshire. Th-‘io
was no hiss of life.
The Angelo carried 10* Xorweg an emi
grants for the Full* IHt .te Bh-* wnr
agroun*! Bunday n.ght There was con
siderable excitement on boird. but *h**
gag was <aim •*i Um tior# ■ indj Til
captain decline.! ti**slstance by rocket
and when the tide receded, all mi ••
ashore, the men carrying th** women an I
The Angelo, which i in a preesrb us
t*>ftUlon. Is Jettisoning hrr cargo Bh
was out of her oourw** owing to the f g.
ti.vm p.uwt hoe itn.
ITled With (#o% rrn nun I by Alleged
Vnirrlrnn t Ittsens.
Washington. Nov. 12 A number of per
sons claiming to b* American cltlxeos
subndtte*! to the State Ibpartment rl.ilms
against the I toe r a for th* de-4ructlon of
their properties and lnjurt**s to their busi
ness In the late South African Hspubilc
and Orang*- Free Btate. No decHlo •
have yet ben arrived at as to whit *llj
i->s.ton i*hall be made of tnese case*.
Haller Cheered *> London (ro%%d.
Nov 12—Gen Huifer. arconv
* panned by his wlf* and daughtsr. arrlv.d
here to-day and iejort* to ’h*- war of
fice. Larg* crowd* which bul
t the Waterloo station and In Fall Ma i
cheered tho Oener
Habonlr Plague nt Mauritius.
Port leoul#. Island of M aurlttus, Nov. 12.
—Fifty fr.sh < *s*i <f the buboni * |> ttoe
haw occurred on the t-iand la**t w** k
and thirty-four deaths have resulted Lorn
the disease _
Hire ln|tiest I*ostponel.
New York. Nov 12.—The inquesr Int
the death of William M Bice, the Tex #
ml 11 lon sire, has been indefinitely adjoi n
**l ot the request of Assistant binri t
SAVANNAH, GA., TUESDAY, NOVEMHEK 13, lfiOO.
ORE2AT I* tills Ftlll II AS PARSED
ATTENDANCE BROKE RECORD.
OVLTt fiU.tMMi.iHM> PFHSOYS WIA'I
TIIHOt (ill THE GATES.
That Was Double the Vunther That
Attended the F.x|oltlon f l**l>.
4>n the Last Day Tickets Vo| ( | it*
L 0%% as 11% e for m *ou—HoHillita*
Will Vihiii He Torn Down noil Ihe
t enter Maintained ns Public
Farts. Nov. 12—The exposition closed
to-day with the evening illumination
Five tickets were charged for one admls-
Mon. There wore few visitors in the day
time, tickets lacking purchaser* at a >ou
The booming of a cannon from the first
story of the Eiffel tower announced that
the exposition of 1900 had ccas*l to exist
It ended in a blax* of illumination, the
final evening being celebrated by a night
fete. The attendance, however, was small,
visitors being kept away by a cold, dril
Official statistics show that the exposi
tion was a g gantic success from the
point of view of attendance, which wo*
double thut of the cxp'Sltlon of IMP. when
2i. 111,975 ihiss* *1 tin* gales. When the gates
*f the exposition of I**> closed thi* * v* n
ing. mure than 20DjO.ua) p rsons had iasa
*m! through The llrltish and Helirlans
ii* ai#**l the list in Ihhi> in i*>lnt of num
krs. but this y* ar the Germans were
first nnd the 11* l;;*r,s *-*-!>I With Ie
llrltish far lehlnd. Amertcai s also form
ed a very noticeable contliigcnt lisle. *l.
they were lmm**iaurably more num* rous
than at the prcvi-m exposld f>. The r>
cord i*aying lay tid- y*ar brought out
mv>re than 600,000 visitors as c*naM
with a maximum of :X,377 in licit
Ticket* Rccmiiic t'lienp.
This evening tlckeis which ha*l brought
a sou in tho afternoon were sold at the
rate of five for a sou. A curious scene
was wltneeesd at the Kxi*oeif|nn g.ite*
shortly before < o'clock when the author
ised ticket bureaus, which earlier In the
day had t>©*.n selling tickets for two sou*,
r.duced the price to on*. The street
hawkers. Indignant at ths*. attached cards
to their coats Inscribed **Otve you a ticket
The work of removing the exhibits can
begin nfter midnight No vestlg* will
be left of the great exposition, except the
Immense hothouse* on the north bank of
the Seine and the art police*.
Th prefect of the Seine *ubmitt*d to
the Municipal Council to-day u ache me
to demt>l4h all the bulldlnta n ’he
Champs de Mars and Trocadero The cen
ter of the grounds wlli be mninta ne>l lit
the form of gardens for the * mrtsilbh
ment of the city, while the wide border
will be sold for building Jots for the erec
tion of mansions and hotel* Th** slate
is nske#l to abandon it* right to use the
site for future expositions
The closing days of the exposition have
been murked by wholesab* bailiff sclxure*
i># the properties of a num**r *f conc*-s
--#|nn holders, chiefly restaurant keep-iu
and proprietors of id*le *how%. who have
failed to meet their financial obligations.
PIBPI TED 801 YU.Ut! LINE*
% mer lea n end (anadlan kwrveyors
Soon to l/oratr It.
Vancouver. U. C.. Nov. 12—It is saUI
that s letter hos be<-n received here from
Hon. Sidney Fisher. Dominion minister
of agrFulture. stating that Canadian hh*l
American surveyors will officially locate
rhe boundary line in the disputed territory
comprising the valuable Mount lt>*kcr
mining district. Tills work Is to be begun
ii# soon u. the winter snow disappear*
Dominion surveyor Doane sent her#‘
from Ottowa for th* pur(>oae has re
portcsl that after investigation he believe*
tha: all the rich mine* of the district,
hitherto supposed to be well over the
American boundary, are really in Cana
W. L. Dudley. T’nlted Sf tes consul at
Vancouver, states that represent*! on*
have been made t#v him regarding th** • ID
put© ly loth American and Fans*! an of
ficinis and that he Is In communication
now* with the H*ate Department at Wash
ington regarding the firtvl-abillty of re
op* nlng th© entire question. All <*f th**
mines in th© disputed district ar own©*!
by Americans, who maintain that th**|r
property I# located In the tTnlte*! States,
but they have taken th* precaution of
also recording their claim# in Canada,
Pit (|l A MU IIG LOST.
Imithrr Ves*el Suppowrd to Have
Lone to Pit re*.
Yarmouth, N. 8.. Nov. 12.—The mahog
any item name-hoard of a long boat has
been picked up on the coast at Com* aus
Hill, near heie, !>©arlng the name
“Ft. qua" in gilt letters, and It I# feared
that another craft be* d* n the City of
Monti ©’Jo may hove met with disaster.
Tho only vessel named Floqua known of
h©re Is a steamer owned by the M*sllier
ram an and New York 8t amshlp (’l'm
pany. According to shipping records this
steamer sailed from Sicily Oct. 29 for New
A CAHINET OF TWENTY.
\r n Appoint ments tnnnqnrnl t>>
Ihr l.ondnn Times.
London, Nov. 13 —The Tim* s th * morn
ing announces the following appoint
Lord Raglan, under-secretary of stAto
fur war; Karl of Onslow, under-secretary
of state for the colonies; Burl of Hard
wick©. under-secretary of slat© for In
"It see(n certain," says the Tun©* edi
torially. “that the ©shlnet will consist of
twenty members, the largest recorded in
our political history Thl- Is unfortunate,
but it seem* to be regarded by Ix>rd Halls
bury as Inevitable “
lIIuAVV FI.HT I> TKXAft.
\( II Kill IH# i ntlon II . ■■■<• In Inu In
Hcutcn. T* . Nov. 13 —A heavy fro*t
rtporxtd Irom Ihe northern border of
Texae d#p Into Bouth Texae. which ha#
ut short the cotton crop r>malntn* In
:h nel4. Very Utile co.ton r#m..ln# iin
pickt'J. hw<'V#r. a# a rule rarm#r ha.j
1M..1 ftne weather tor gathering It end the
crop U a big one.
ANOTHER DIVORCE FRAUD.
Mhre%%l Xlrtliods b> Which the CoX
splratnra Manipulated Pr
eeedlngs of the fnurti.
New York. Nov. 13—Another fraudulent
divorce rase was brought to light In the
Bupi raw Court to-day. Although a de re *
In her favor appears U|*ai the reeorda In
the cuunty clerk's office, Mis Carrie i>.
Kltg assert* that *he never instltu'e 1
such proceedings, and knows absolutely
nothing about the case, except that %otno
time ago she *igned what he believed to
separation pi|ier in the office o: At
torney M a Ison
Mh King's story of the mitt*r ! that
she had trouble with her husband a ecu
lle of year* ago and they separated He
ii. - r* and to pa> her week while h*y
wrr living apart Borne time u*t Juy.
she a> * her husb.tiul cam*- t* her ad
i -kd her to ico to *ee u lawyer He toll
h**r that the attorney would draw up
|N|tcr* for her to sign which would im
iu*i her Ui the matter of getting alimony.
Mr. King *.> that the name of Un law
yer was Malson When she got to Mil
ton's office he told her that he hnd evi
dence against her huaU%nd on which sh*
cou.d get a decree of absolute divorce He
sll that he had seen King at a hotel
with another woman.
Mrs King asserts that she told Maloon
that she dlf not want a divorce front her
husUtnd H fore sh*’ left the office, hlai
son. she *gii 1. induced her to sign a paper,
which she believed to be a separation
agreement l**tw*en hen*wf and her hus
band. whereby he was to pay her weekly
T. • (wipers in the ca*e show that a f* w
days after Mr* King > visit to Matson's
office the applicaii. n for the appointment
of a referee to hear the testimony wa*
made to Justice Pugro In the uu|>ers
Henry Zelmer apprsn as counsel for the
A careful Investigation of the imncrs
•how’s tltnr the paper which Mrs King
s.gned was in affidavit In which #he made
appUcatkm f *r a divorce.
The grand Jury this evening devoted it**
#" -*ion to the investigation of the alb-ged
dlvor* • mill operated by Maison
Indl'tm*nts have !*•* n found against
Mu bon. /aimer and Wilaoti
R \TTIJSfI WITH IHE BOflfil.
Several Savage Fights In W hich Brit
ish Were Victorian*.
Indori, Nov. 12 —The war office hg*< re
ceived the following dispa'ch from I#o and
“Johannesburg, Baturdajr. Nov. Ui.-Ms
thu**n sur|*ried Onminandants Bnyman
and Vermoos. near l#i -htenburg. yester
day. Three dead Boers were found anl
thirty primmer* un i several wagon* were
captured. Thera were no casualties
among the British.
"Kelly-Kenny toports that MJ M ck
lntosh of the B**aforth Highlander* occu
food Fhill(M>Oi>lis Nov. %. The Be**r* fled
in all directions Three wounded were
brought to our hospital. Burgren Hart
ley and seven men w#r** woundel.
UMb ton retiort# thwt Kitchener suo
cessfuily surprised the Boers during the
night of Nov. 7.' A mount ad party of the
Nineteenth Hussars and tha Moivhester
Mounted Infantry under f'apt. Ohetwoda.
maii.iKol to pass the Boer outpost and
while the latser engaged the enemy's
picket the Hussars charged the Ik*era tn
the moonlight, sabering many. OtoetwotH
and several nun-commlsstoned officer!
behave*! with great gallantry, but the
Hmoirs would probably have suffered
severely as they got into bad ground.
hi*l not they been supported by (he
Mounted Infantry. In the morning artil
lery and infantry Joined Chet wort©'* force
lnl nrnifMei. .| tpe Boer rout, who are said
to have k>et heavily.
"Bmlth-liorrien's wounded, who return
ed from the Boer camp, report (hat Com
mandant Fiinaioo aul Gen Fourte were
kliiert and that Gen. Grobeler wa wounded
In t/M% recent fighting."
(VII. I- HOT Mil, I, A CONTEST.
Kenluekr Mei.nblli-aaa A## Content
(VIIH CHaralna Fraud.
■#>ui#vlllp. Ky., Nov. J3.—After a meel
lK of the Keputillcnn Campalan Commit
ine. Chairman Leall< Combs to-day kv.
out a etarement in which, after retter.it-
UiK hl clwirgea of wholesale fraud# on th.
Itrta of the I>rna>rrni#, said:
"There mill be no content over the gub
ernatorial vote. Thor# la no tribunal to
which we can appeal with any hope of an
"Il Ih not wttMn the province of thlr
I committee to decide for the party or con
green nnal I n<ll lair- what la advlnalde
with regard to the contemn for the elec
toral vote or congrennional neat*."
McKIM.r.V (%n\( Clin Lot HIST.
It. ply tn French I're.Mrnl'a Xrta,|e
of t onarntulndnn.
(Vanhlngton. Nov. 12.—Prenldent McKin
ley'* reply to President mennnge
of congratulation In an follow#:
“Your mcenage of congratulation I* moat
gratifying to me, I trust that during my
renewed admlntmratton an In Ihe pas'.
I tniiy fortunately crmilnue to g ve e irn
e*t cxprennlon of nlnrcre regard lo the
American people for the French nation.
M. Orleans#. French Mlnlgter of For
eign Affair*, also nent a menrage of ion -
gralulnllon to the Prenldent. to which
Hccretory Hay ha* rr-ponded
Hl#l KCfE OF TH#. HALT TH *T.
| It Man Pat tp Prlee of It* Product
In fleVI Per KtO Pound*.
Chicago. Nov. U—Th# Chronlcla to
morrow morning will nay:
"Tho National Hail Company yemerday
put up the price of common Mil of a fair
duality to B-K> per K* pound*. Tha price
before wa* SI.MI per 1W for the name
gra>le The Na:inal Salt Company con
trol* directly 95 per cent of the nit out
put of Ihe country, and 1* able Indirectly
to dominate the remaining b per cent, of
"The principal mine* of Ihe National
Salt t'omiMtiy. which I* commonly known
an th Salt Trust, are In Michigan."
(VILL I vh:h IV THK til LF. 1
(forth Atlantlr nqundrnn Will tie t
I nil at Penaacola.
Pensacola, Now. 12.—1 tl* announced
that the North Atlantic Squadron will
winter In Gulf water* and that Penaacola
haa been de* gtiated a* their coaling Bu
tton. Large quantities of coal are now be
ing received at the Penaacola navy yard.
The fleet In c*|iec|ed here early next
month, and will maneuver In Pensacola
HOTEL A FIRE TRAP
MA9Y LO*T 1.1% Ek, 011 l EH A Wild:
F ITALIA IXJI HED.
SEARCH FOR DEAD GOES ON.
HOTEL AT I*OI'L %H 111.1 FF, HO..
11l R9KH LIKE TIMM H.
%\ ere *r%eral (birt* IV ho V\ere Nof
Rea lalereal. nml Some lln%e >•
lleeti %eeott it led for— W omnittHroke
IS •It leu* l Jtini|t|nii lrmn a
t hird Mir> %% 10ti0%% There Were
%In it p Act t*f llerttiam Mini Several
l*oplar Bluff. Mo, Nov. 12—Hemmed in
by fl.imts in the upprr storle *f the Gif
ford House, an *hl fism* structuie t .at
burnel like tinder, a numb* r of |er*on*
trrrs burmtl or suffocated to death, others
'raped fr.m wlmlow* .ml suffered the los*
**f limb# n*l other Injuries from which
some died, while a- urcely one of the forty
fi\e or more sleeping guests In the place
got out without Injury and none saved
anything but the night <dotho* ?hitf were
worn at 12.30 o'clock when the alarm was
Four are known to be dead, one is
mi*lng. three a*e fa'allv Injure*! and
more than twenty are burn- l or other
wise hurt In the hdis of tie lo*cl a
doxen or more pet son* were ovcr*gne by
heat and *mk* and thl lead*- to th*- t*e
lief that the loss of life wi V )*e much
grtah r than 1 * now known There was a
nuinlter of unreglaferotl guests at th*
place Tle casualties w* fur reported are
Dead: Berry. Gurley. Poplar Bluff
dark. 11-*-k, Doniphan. Mo.; DeHart,
Shelby, pnpiwr Bluff, (no tu, Rebecca.
Missing—Dalton, Eugene, Hot Hpr|n#r*.
Ark. f ffifiir
Fatally Injured—Hargrove, Etta. Poplir
Bluff. Mo. both leg* hrok'-n, internally
injured by Jumping from third story win
dow; Stowe. Winslow, Tenneonee; uniden
•wiously Injur***!-Smith T. A . poplr
Bluff, terribly burned niawit th** face a* and
hands, I‘ernaud. Barney. D* Soio, Mo.,
hands and face burne*l; Stradley. Fhafe%.
Poplar Bluff, bruised and burned; fthelhy,
Mrs Benjamin. Bluff, bn k Injur
ed, burned and hru’eed; Berr% T . Pink
Freshear Elmer Upchurch. James. Pop
laT Bluff, severely burned
About a doxen more were slightly burn
ed or received bruise* in trying to <a
cape from the building
Only one person, the watchman, was
awake in the hotel when the fire started
ind he was unable to warn the guests, for
the flame* had spread so f iS that he wim
drlvep from the building K*ea[*o f**r
everyone *i the second nnd third *(.>rle*
was cut off ar! th** fire department was
unable to give them any aedatnner Here
the !©atha orcurnd. .nd In jumping from
wimlows te other* were hurt. f
There ware many a*-ts of heroism tn the
rescue of women, nnd a number of gu-sg*
hnd very narrow* es<.*]*ea. several hevgtg
their hair and eyebrow* singed It w||! he
several days before the numbei of dead
PLAN OF THE RICE COMBINE. ‘
(antra *nlf to llr llnrlg of (hr Move
ment to t’astrnl Output of the
( rrrnl in the South.
Chicago. Nov. 12-Th© Trlbun* tr>-mor
row will say:
Th© Incorporation of Ihe American Kies
Growers Dlsfrlbutlnjc (’ompuny wa* an
fiounce.l y.st.r.lav The eipltal stock Is
tls.finO.(lXl, at which s7,bn.uu is report© I
pa 14 In.
Isocal grocery circle* credit John *A’.
Gates with Infinir th© prim© mover In th©
new corporatloo. prtnci|<*ily to control
the shipment of th** Bout hern rice r<>p
over lines of railroad In which he In in
t©r©*t#d. Mr. is at present out of
Th© scheme contemplate*! t* to buy the
bulk of th© domesti* ric** unler c.ot r set
with Ih© xrowera to sell their crofm fre
a stipulate*! finr* for a period of four
years, with the prlvib x tf extendlnx th©
contract n ad*|liioiml four >*ar*. Guar
anteed pritee to grower: tre unlerstood
to le simrwhat In excors of present m *r
JEFFRIE* (Nil a*CTZ*I MUONS.
( tisni|iion *ppfi tiiilos# to Meet
IA-t laMniplon \an in.
New Y*#rk. Nov. 13.—The following tele
gram was sent to Robert Fltsslminon* at
Norfolk, Va., to-night. In reply to n
statement thot he whs n>: out of the
fighting business and wanted to meet
Jeffrl*** for the * Kmipionshlp, and if giv
en an opportunity h would readily
"Itoia*rt Fltaslmmone, Norfolk, Vs
The papers h* r© to-night *;•’• that you
ore willing to meet m again. J gladly
give you ;i chance to win hack your lost
title. 1 hope you will have your repre
sentative meet m© on Wednesday ut the
Grand Opera House and we can ©sally
arrange a match for the championship to
take place at once or st the end of the
theatrical season. A speedy answer will
oblige. James J. Jcffrlea."
11l HE** IIOHY %% % rot Nl). 1
Naftcidr’s llalnes % fin Ira W ere In
(•>>! ( ondlJinn.
Orkindo, Fla . Nov. 12 -The body cf
George A. Hume, the rich orange grower
who committed suicide by #1 owning Fri
day. was found floating in the like to
day a** the search was a tout to be aban
doned Hl* business affairs are in per
fect condition snd hi** or .mg© prospe-ta
were more encoura* ng than -Inc© he
frees© of IWG. his grove* being th- larg
est In this section of (he Mat It D be*
Uevsd he was ttmt/orarliy Inssna.
■ ♦ • i
Senator limn Is Wore.
fit. Pstii. Minn.. Nov. 12 —The eonditlm
of fienstor C. K. Davis look s decided
turn for the wore© to-day. Inflammation
of tha klndnays having developed.
V*w York llrokrr llrnleil Sfatemewis
•f .stock Trsassetlons—P. Mao
ford Ross on the stand.
N* w York, Nov. 12.—dlaoring in the
Oo n*r conspliacy rasa was continued to
day beft>re Foiled Btate* i'oinnMss oner
\V. H Flags formerly of the firm of
Itri*| A Flagg. sti>k brokers, through
whom Robert F West cot t I* sold to have
tind certain sto k transactl**ns In connec
tion with his son-tndaw. (’apt o <M Far.
ter. was the first witness Mr. F>*<gg de
n•* 1 practically all of the statements
made |> Mi In til* •'UmllUtlOß
the Mirk trtmaactlon#
I* Hanfoid lioes. .i ccntiM t*r of New
ark. N J w|n sill he knew (’apt (.’al
ter very well, and who had dur.ng the
past t w years much contract work In the
Aa .-tnn.ih harbor, was chll*l
Mr Bs* sali that be bl*l n a contract
id Aug. X. ISM. lie al*m bid oil other
contra I** In later years, all of win i were
let I** the Gay nor (Vmpiny. Il i > tlhed
several < ontra *ts und *l* arrd th.it all
bids put lu bv hint w <*r* lorni tid*- and
that there w is vn< rdiklon or conspiracy
In tween lufns* if atal Wd lam T. r Join
O. F K Burgwlun. a civil engineer and
contractor of Richmond. Va . *t tire af
ternoon *cs!on test tiled t< tiavlfig bid >n
dr. gii.g work l* th* Bavannah harlarr.
ll** *ll*l not Rt the ontra**t lie declared
he sulaidtled his l id without liavitig con
sulted with nil) on* concerning the mat
ter None of the Guyiioi*. he said, knew
the c*ntn(s of hi* I*l*l atal he declared
there was no cnltuGon |>. tw. en, th* m arvl
himself Ilia teatlmony then drifted Ini
a techlncai explanation f all the pe
riflcatlnne under which h- hid
t'amplwll P’ord, n former go’ ernment
t% 11 * ngine#T, wist h*l Itispecud the S
v intsih and Align ta river wrks. testified
.m to sta* Ificatiotts under different cn
tracts Crosa-exatnlnrd he said tl*t th#*
“|SMi|lli ati ns did not allow of a dlff ieo
cl of w<ik lelng l* t>e He testified that
; !*> wrk done uni©r dtfferont contract*
was of uniform ipiailty
YEL1.0%% FF.VFR IN 11%%A9A.
Hr. John (•■Hera- ka > • If %% 111 kits
Jacksonville. Fla, Nov 12.-Dr John
(hilttrai, the yellow fever eiert of Ha
vana. Cuba, strived In the city to-day. lie
th | r*fv*hor ill the m*di #l university of
Havana and h*Wl* an appuAntment under
Gov Gen. Wotd ns ytdlow fever expart
In an interview with th* Asaocint.*d
I Tegs to-night, he said
“There Is no more vdlow fever It* H*v
vmm this year than In former years More
has l*een heard of it In the states on a
-of tne number of Americans % ho
are in Havana There were 21 non Bpantsh
emigrant's landed In Havana last winter,
and It ho* been among them that th*
fever tu%* spread this summer Three Hun
dred have arrived from Btain this winter,
but we have not allowed them t* en’ r
Havana, having erected barracks ,ust
outside the city, where they are kept
until they are sent to the Interior of the
“I believe t ha( yellow fever will be
stamped out In Havana in the course of
the next two or three years There l# no
reason why |t should c|*t now If proper
precaution* are exercised.
There w - no yellow fever in Mutmuai*
ot Santiago thin summer, and only ••
tnlM form In Havana Every house in
Havana will be fumlgat*-! this winter,
nnd If the dormant germs can Ih* ex
(ermin ated there will be little or no
fever In Havana next summer."
SPAIN AM) L %TIN AMERICA.
I.ffort of the f ongrras In Ytadrld t
lirnn t lisrr Tie*.
MsdrUl, Nov. 12 Th©r© were a number
of fresh arrivals to-day of delegates at
tending th© Bpanlsh-American <’cKgresa
Various American cor|M>raitons, including
h© Hermisls Telegrait> <’**mpany, w©r©
also represenie#!. Th© representative of
the (©legniph company vnentioite*! saUI
h© wished (* #©# th** tie# uniting H|*aln and
Hough America tightened
The Committee on Arbitration in its re
port, pro teats against any jM>llry having
in view th© solution of interna
tional conflict* by other than
pacific nnd Ju*koJ means.
It sympathises with tin* effort of Kor<|-
and Amteini to obtain th© ©iahllshm©nt
of a court of iirhitratton an*l proclaims th©
tHceesity of a special B|Miilsh-Amerlrati
court to deal with all questions bet ween
Hr*anlsh nations In t'entral him! fiouih
Amsrlca. Thl* tribunal. It nffirnts. ougnt
ro !• permanent and obligatory
The refsirt also protests against any
tendency to givo an arbitral but court any
iMfiitlcal supremacy It recommends th©
creation of teac' aoetatlas. like tlusa* ©x
Isting In North America, and damands
that fresli B|*anlsh-American assrmhll©#
mwt three >*ars hence "In order to
rtrengtbcn the Kind# t. lwe©n Hfvam and
MOROCCO** I*l LTAN MIST PAY.
%*, arslilp Will Re Sent to l iirer Col
lertlon of fIO.OOO.
Washington, Nov. 12.—Th© government
of Morocco has again declined to meet th©
dcrrMindM of the l7nJt©d Htates for th© |sy
of an liulemnlty on account of the killing
by * mot* of Marcus Essagln, a natural
tied American rltlsen. The last request
wa* made by Fnited Htatea Consul Gutn
mere and the dec|inat4oi *f Morocco was
accompanied by an intimation of its free
dom from liability urnr th© terms of Ui©
convenlion between Morocco and Hpaln
The state l**partment ha come to th©
conclusion that the ooisurs r©:*reents
ilons will bn more effective If h* Is sup
rng-texl morally by ihe presence in Moroc
can wat*rs ot u l*nlted Btut©s warship
and It Is orobah!© that he will make his
visit to Fes to again present the case a**
a passenger on a vessel to Ih- selected by
th* navy department for that purpose,
which will proceed to (he port nearest to
the Moroccan capital.
PARLIAMENT TO MEET OWC. 3.
EnalamFa War Expenaea (mount to
fully g |fIO.IHNMNM).
Ix>ndon, Nov. 13.—Parliament will ss
semtde Dec. Z lo vole the expense* of the
war In ftouth Africa, which are now ex
liected to amount t > fully fIOO,OOb.OHc -
fora < 'hrlMin.l# an adj>urnmen( wlii t©-
taken until the end of January.
Heath of Thomas %ruold.
London. Nov. 13 —Thomas Arnold, fei-
Icw and examiner In English language
and literature at the Royal University of
Ireland, second son of the celebrated Dr
Thoms* A mold, head master of Itugby.
and father of Mrs. Humphrey Ward, the
novelist, died yesterday. He was born
Nov. ID, 1323.
DAILY 3' A YEAR
5 GENT® A COPY
YyFFKLY 2 TLMKH-A WEEK II A TBAIt
STABBED TO DEATH
NKUiimT it innmf, ua., is£—
111- KMI I #'(TALLY.
DISPUTE OVER GOODS SOLD.
FOR >ll.ll HAY %\N %|| HR I iPIKIi IS
THE NLYY I.R.
Vlra. John VVeleli (lalmed %hr Was
One lard Abort on f |tb harrhassg
f Xlhihuihl Lichtenstein—Her litis
haul Went (• Ihoiit the Vtnffrr
nul the Fntnl liNcounler Hesltrd.
I.leli i*o stel o XerliMisl) Uouiiitnl
and W clsh Head.
Adrian. G , Nov. 12 H H. Lichten
stein. a mer> hunt of this place, at a b bed
ami instantly k1...*l J. !in \V# ch, and was
shot and badly woundel t> Wei •!. Th*
trouble gtew out of the refusal of Lit h
ttn-tcln to ink* back some g*ds l*ught
by Welch's wife. IJchtenstein's wound
will not prove fatal lla has h*en ar
rented and a guari placed nl his U-d
% Fuller JrroHßl of the Tr^grdy.
Dulilln, G , Nov. 12. —Y• #l* r lay tha
news reached the city of the killing at
Adrian. <#n Hat unity, of Mr John Wa.ch
b% Mr Higmutal
*hoting of tie i.ti#r by the former
l.lch* tisfein Is u tn* rchant at Adrian,
and soil Mr \\ *l* h four yards of doth.
%% • Ich cLalriM and thut thcie w., on y (hin
yards In the pb*ce. and wont to Lirhten
atrln'a store t rectify the mat
ter. Mom* sonh ensued )*iA-eii
t h** two when \V#|ch left Lichtenstein,
It is wiki, M10%%h1 iiitii *i *wn th* street,
nnd upon uvertakkig turn pu)Vl n dirk
and cut Welch In flic breast. Wsdch
pulinl a pistol and before his dtath*
which was almost !n*aiuaneotis, shdt
Lichtenstein In the gr<4n.
Lichtenstein formerly traveled for Hm
ry Holom-n *v Hon #f Ha varnish and lived
at Tennllle. In i • 11rfl tj 11>- In that ph* a
a f**w yearn ago with a man named I >ta
mukes he used his knife, but with no trad
lie Is a Son-tn-lnw of (he late Hon Mor
ris Dawson, a wealthy and Influential clt
x**n of Km.iiu*| county for many years,
and who several times represented tha
fLxteenth Hen a tori,a l Distrloi in th© up
per house of the General Assembly of
Two Nlemleans Held for Trying to
*••••■ le Jewel* Worn by tho
Fhimowa (| ueen t nr lotia
New York. Nov. 12—Two Mexicans arhq
gave their names as Veilno M. Fre. and
Al Jarulro A. Msmucci, were *rresie*l berg
to-day, charged with smuggling Into this
country iurt of the fumoo-' jewel* at *ne
tirn** worn by t’.iriotta. the widow nt Em
peror Maximilian of Mexico. The Jew
els in the mens |<o*session trn tal*l to
The men w* r* #hfi*lmed and this morn
ing H|#* ill Treasury Agent Theobald *aw
them, with another man. meet at the cor
ner of lltOHtlway and Seventeenth itlWt.
He tt|n*ra h*-*l them and told me of
them ihat he waa a prisoner. Th* man
pr>t<stel, on*l as he ltl handed two
l**'kug** to one of the other men. A
policeman was called and th*- two ww*
arrested. Th© third tn in was not arrest
ed. hut went to the West Thirtieth Htr©**t
Htation tn a dosed carriage
At the station the men protested against
their arrest, bu( w*te held ran withstand
ing. The package* were opined ami In
•hi** were found two diamond rings. The
stones were single diamonds set In plain
goll ami ore said l* W worth shout Ilk.dU
apiece. The other package contalmrt a
diamond pendant which is said to tvav*
teen worn formerly by <ju*H*n ('rirbttta
suspended from a Jewel necklac 'Tha
|H tilaiit i#hm*i ta of it l irg*- *liam<*nd s* t
iiroumi with eighteen sms her stones and
iso large stones hanging beneath. Th©
stone In the center la said to Im- a famous
diamond It Is of 23 carats, flawless, and
the peihkint Is said to Is worth PO.OOO Th*
Jewets w**i# turned over to Agent Theo
hald. The men were arraigne<| be for©
Commissioner Hhb Us an*l wra held lu
ball—Prexa lr# E.uo and Marodcci in li.-
.©•. an*i their cxaminstlon was set for
STARTED A 111 N ON A II INK.
False Report (•*( Out Ahost a
( ashler In Chicago.
Chicago. Nov. 12—Three days* enforced
absence fregn h.s post of duty on the
part of I> 8 MfOrabi, cashier of tho
Calumet National Batik at Routh Chicago,
stnrtwl false rumors am to the Insiitu
tlon’s solvency and culminated to-day In
a run <m th© bank.
Tl>© run lasted ihr©© hours. At tho
close of th© day’s business Cashier Mc-
Grath said nearly S3.<** ha*l been isvkl
out. most of it going to holders of de
Mr M Grath was compelled to remain
at his horn© because of Illness and tha
report became current that he had b-
Mrrnd©d and tb> he h.*d committed sui
cide. He first became lnf*rme<l of tha
rumors by th© arrival of a deputy corona?
who cam© to hold an inquest upon him.
The hank is ©ntlr©ly solvent.
111*11*11 T OF I'OHTO Hl* ’O.
Th# Inis ml In *n l.ona## a Mllllarr
Wanhliwrton, Nov. 12.—Th# war ‘lrpart
m#ni li>-<Uy maJ# public an ot<l#t dll*
continutnK th# t!#iuirtm*-nt of Porto Rloo
on Itac. IS. an l atiachlnc It to Ihe #•■•
iarimtnt of the Baat a* th# iMatrlo* at
I'orio Hlco. On# ballsllon of the Klev
• nth Infantry and th nqusdron of tho
Hfth Cavalry are ord#r#d to New York.
Gen. Davis I* order#*! to Manila for
duty an Inspector general. Thin order
leaven In Porto Rico th# native redment,
i--nnlntln* of #SO men. a battalion of tho
Eleventh Infantry, and bailerlen K. K
and O of tha Fsf*h Artillery. The*# troops
will be under command of Ltout. Col.
Jamea A. Buchanan, who la now In com
mand of tha natlv* regiment.
I'rlnrr to Vlalt Belfast.
I>?ndon. Nov. 13,—1t In officially announc.
ed that th Prince and Prince## of Walca
Intend to vtalt Belfast next April.