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Hi: MORNING NKWH
1 ► Vi. - * Incorporated UR
" j H F-STILL, President
"HE THIRD VICTIM
r!)M M MOII N4XGEO ANOTHER
MX.IIO 4|l KUIUIL'R.
i plicated in same crime.
v ,no o\FF.nri> IK . Tilt I K Tilt:
FI HUT MOW.
v , \\ m Not nisiiatsrd— Broke Into
i t. .Inil at llooiicv lllc nml Polled
\,uri Out Through a Hole.
Ffiw| AA ere Ordered Out tint %r
--, *,■! 100 Late— Sentiment of the
, . , ...unity Approv cs the Rob's
j ,ii. To) . I>e<\ 17 —John R0.1.i
, and of the negroes implicated in til*
Hollte Simons, wan hanged to
the courtyard by n mob of about
ii.-ni Ko deport this evening. Tw.,
itiions were lynched at Ho k
. j, l ight for the* same crime
,i fiio; Wax I'iml and everything
c i-i :‘-d u quiet*)* as If the exc
el b*on on* under the sanction >1
v ,i.s brought to thl place this
f. i. about 3 o'clock in charge of
Vn.lcjaon of Rockport. Upon h.-
kh- place*) tn a cell on the
*r if the jail and his preseti.a
v * ■ n Ml.) to a fen citizen*.
u m.mitew after * o'eln k a body
t n i marched through the principal
• tin Jui. and demanded that the
j < be turned over to it. Deputy
r f! Raymond Cherry w is in charge of
\ II- declined to give up the keys
i ti mob at one* began to bitter In
i av' iof the j.in with a telegraph pole
membra’ of the mob crawled
i . ft the hde and w.4h sledgehammers
) iokii the door of Holla's cell. And
. the throughly terrified negro was
u hands of the men. who placed a
r , arc and hai neck All left, crawling
t t,ugh ih*‘ hole by which they had
■ v ragging the r etrro after them
ew rrnnutes was consumed tn Ihe
? t. the courthouse yard, the roje
v i * t own over the limit of h tree and
ft r*d nands sent lib body fly.ng into
The lo >e end of the rope was
ti-o i tree and as eoon as the moh
that its work had been com
l . t left In as orderly a manner as It
i * ? tcd the town.
. ■' of the men wore masks and men
* • tiy from every station in life took
; * ..a lu.. h ng. Except for the ex*
and ipa of men standing on the street
a itrangor would have known
of the tragedy that had juat been
nu.rru ikhivicii too i.atk.
lldtc In \o tn I’rwuruli*
Vnv *f lltr l,y n*b* rx.
■ vi lv.ro, Ky , Dec. 17 —John Roll®,
*. mpli<*a(p<l by on** of the n**Rroo
1 if *i lio* kpott, but hi* millt.
M* '••!■ ronfll< f lrK xtorl*** and It wan
I I that he wa® away from the Vo*
i ;i Hotel, where he worked. at*>ul the
,:noi e waa murdered. Confronted
.hi* evidence, Roll® weakened .ml
•i hi.- ehare In the crime, admit
• , t t he at ruck the flrat blow, and
t • • other 4wo neg:roea help<*d him to
tin! tla from Kvanwllle arrive*! at
1 ‘\i.e tifieen minute* too late, r.nl
t I iMMiy *>f Holla met their gaze
a ,••> marched Into town.
of Rock port held a meeting
t .-md formed an organization for
< lit. of maintaining law and•-
* *.# the otfleer* In the prosecution of
• rlmlna.a. it waa also resolved to
t ar effort to take municipal affair*
o t of polities.
W (ie lynching waa only Incidental
-1 M*u>ed the general sentiment of the
c tmniiiy uphold* the action of the mob
1 •ktnz fTa r* Into their own hands.
f it no purpose to prosecute anyone
t • rned lu the mob.
Mill M' OHIIKRKI) IIIT MII.ITIi.
I* \\* Feared They AY mild Arrive
Ml llnunevllle Too l.nlr.
ivt'tapoltg. ind.. Dee. 17.—00 v. Mount
r .( vised to-night by Uie sheriff of
I- er lounljr that a mob of <BO hail
t *i**l freer* Ho< kport to Boonevtlle with
i li.i'iiHon of lynching John Holla anil
* -I * .* • .irri'jifil for comp.lclty In
also not I tin! the tnvtrnmrnl that the
authorities would be imwerl*** to
-I the tnoli and asked that a nilHtary
*| ' i any he rent at once to the arene.
ht nil >ion* wi re Immediately Issued to
I f’ompany K. loralel at Evanavllle.
• r arms a* ..It lonely a* posslbe.
A special train was or.tered to be tn readl
* a. laoti a* the Boonevilie authorities
a .<■! for awlttatke. It waa feared, how
'■•r. that the moh would reach Boone-
V; h< ahead of the soldier*. State oftlclal*
'•'re In cone nit a Hon with the (Jovernor
f r invert) liours late to-night and he wa#
I Ot otoiplv advised of the stluailon.
foil HKltmt At RAHROWI.
Memorial Prrarnlrd to the Senate
by Urnaivr ( lay.
Washington. Dec. 17—Senator flay pre
* lid to the Senate to-day a memorial
I tn the Savannah Board of Trade ask
h ? I'ontreia for an appropriation suf
t *nt to provide a channel through SkKl
>*.iy Narrow*. eventy-flve feet wide and
toet deep. All of the membere of the
nrgte delegation are urged to eo-oper
eto with He present at I'e Heater.
11. Clayr Armstrong la Dead.
Montgomery. Ala., Deo. 17—H. Clay
Armatrortg. grand aecratary of all
ioaontc bodies of the state died from
i*art trouble at Auburn, Ala., to-night.
Atmetrong waa consul general at Bto
Janeiro during Cleveland 1 * drat ad
FOOD GIVEN THE CHINESE.
German Officers llniual Asphyxia ted.
i huger ln% esiigattug the Re
ports About Huirri.
Pekin Dec 17 —Tne Russians have pur
chased 1700,000 worth of*rue. which is be
lt*g given to desatute Chinese. Gen j
haiffee, tile Amrri an commander, |s ah)
laving a large amount of rice issued, and
(lie Ot.ier nations are displaying liberality. !
M DeGier*. the Rummi envoy, says
that Russia la making no exception in j
favor of CTirtetLin* because the latte** ,
nave the least needs.
While a number of Germ in officers j
were dining, they rnrrowlv es< aped deat a !
*V asphyxiation from the fumes from a
hlnesc stove, Pour out of seven wer*-
tartly inseneihh for ntore than half an
hour. AH recovered. TANARUS: • stoves lit this
country are a constant source of danger
The railway from Pekin to Taku Is now
com Plated. To make the trip of aighty
miles generally takes twenty hours.
The French are iHu|ug an Invitation to
’ii excursion by train to Pao Ting Fu
‘in Chaffee. l< siting a thorough in
vestigation of the reports from Ho Hi Wu,
as to Boxer ivity In that district, has
s*-nt a troop of the Hixth T'nited States
‘avalrv and fifty member* of Company
K of the Ninth Infantry there with in
struction* to explore the neighborhood
thoroughly and to render all assistance
tn esary to quell anv disturbance caused
' Boxers or bandits.
Neither Gen. Chaffee nor H.r Alfred
Gate lee. the Britiah commander, believes
that there Is a large body of Boxers anv
wr.ere near under arms, although soma
re;*orts represent the Germans as seeing
Boxers every day.
A meeting was held to-day of the pro
visional government, including five prom
inent GMtMflt whose a" ii d< -
With the rx.-ep-lon of one. all the for
eign envoys believe that the governments
will agree upon the text of the prelim
inary Joint note.
Engl nd is disputing a point with Japan,
and If Is now doubtful whether the moot
ing that had been fixed for 10-morrow will
WRY FAtdAM) HOLDS OFF.
Wants China to ( omply Before the
Troop* Are Withdrawn.
Loudon. IVc. Dec. 18.—“ Great Britain
has Instructed Sir Ernest Ratow, I under
stand." says the Pekin iorrespondent of
the Daily Mail, wiring Sunday, "to ur,,e
th‘ retention In the Joint note of the word
irrevocable* and the Inclusion In the pre
amble of the declaration of 'That until
the Chinese government has fulfilled the
demand-* of the Powers. Pekin and the
province of Chi LI will not be evacuate)
by the allied ttoopa.'
"It lr rumored that Germany is warm-
Iv supporting the British proposal, and 1
believe a major My of (he Powers and pos
sibly all of them will eventually accept
•*e proposal, which Is hailed hero with
CHINESE IOOT sIT Ol T.
Kmliario Will He Placed I pnn It at
Marsel I lea.
Paris. Dee. 17.—8 y order of the govern
ment .i number of rase* filled with Chinese
loot, sent lo President Loubet and others
by Gen. Prey, commander of the French
marine force in China, will be embargoed
.it Marseille** when they are unshipped.
This action Is evidently an outcome of
the prof eat of Gen. Chaffee against loot
uwthi’ctiovi to covokr.
It la Said If Will Clear Ip the U my
of the Mlnftatrra.
Washington. I>ec. 17 A long Instruction
was sent to Minister Conger thi* after
noon informing him fully a* to hi* course.
He already had been authorized to sign
the agreement, and it 1* said that thl*
fresh Instruction will so clear the way
of obstacles at ivkln as to make U prob
able that all of the signature* of the
ministers can be fixed at once.
Karl 1.l tla the Grip.
Berlin, Dec. 17.-A dispatch received
here from Pfkin. dated Dec. 1. says 14
llung rhang 1* suffering fiom Influenza.
The dlsj>at* h also denies that the I*>w
airer Kmpre*s 1- going to Cheng Tu.
province of tf*e Ohueo.
SUICIDE OF COMMANDER.
Onl nf 4.V1 Pfr.on. nn Runken <■*'-
men Frigate orl**, .114
It,, r llrrn Arrou.t.d fnr.
nrltn. Dec. 17.-An official <ll spot‘h
tram Malaga. received here thl* mornlnK.
account* for 314 survivor* out of the 4A>
persons who wet* ™> l**" 1 ,h * Herman
tmining frlgntr Gnotsenau. which foun
dered at the entrance to the port of Mh
|aK,. yesterday while she wa# taking ref
uge from the terrible storm prevailing at
Emperor William has received a tele
gram of condolence from the Bpsnlsh
Mala IT). Dec. 17.—Jt la rumored that the
commander of the Gnetsenau committed
auiclde when he raw all was lost.
A nephew of the Imperial chancellor.
Count von Buelow. named Kerndt. war
among the saved, though tie waa Injured
about the head. A sailor who survived the
wreck went mad as a result of the expe
Tt „ first engineer, the assistant engineer
and a nvmber of petty officers were
It Is hoped that the guns, the treasure
chest and perhaps port of the hull, will
of the lit survivors, thirty-nine who
were Injured were transported to the lo
cal hospital. 12**, sheltered tn the barrack*
and l*n lodged In the town hall. The mu
nicipality Is providing food for all.
Members of the German colony and
many Spanish ladles have offered to nurao
The flags over all the consulates are at
Two Killed by Explosion.
Nashville. Tent).. Dec JT.-Newa reached
h i,l , -right from Cellna, Clay county,
o' a fatal boiler explosion In the Turner
a Co* saw mid. Two men. f. C. Pedlga
.ml Fireman A N. Groan were Instantly
I .ad r. P. rtdkr* totally s-afctod.
SAVANNAH, LA., TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18, lIMXt.
TO VOTE ON TREATY
WHITE WILL n\ THR non.
m:*T o\ nil IIMM
MONEY MAKES FLAT PROTEST.
HE I* AO A1 \AT THE CAVAL TREATY
l\ AAA IHAI'R.
%• aator Mason I rgrd Ilia Amend
ment An lliorising the I nlted
States t Defend the ( mini s It
Ur Deem Proper—He Anaertn
There la No Question na to Onr
Hlaht— handler < nnaed a Flurry
fiver the I lark ( aae.
Washington, Dec 17. —Late this after
noon the Senate gave its consent to tn*
fixing of a definite time lo vote upon the
Senators Money and Mason had occu
pied tne time of the executive M-s*lon In
making speeches upon the treaty, and
when Senator Ixslge renewed his request
to take a voie next Thursday, unanimous
agreement was recorded. The under
standing Is that the voting shall be on
the amendment at 3 o'clock and that the
Senate shall continue In session until the
first vote on the treaty Itself hi reached.
Hena*or Money's speech* was a flat pro
test against the entire proceeding* in con
nection With the treaty. He said while
England demanded that the Putted Htates
should not fortify the profs-*d Isthmian
‘anal she herseif had fortlficatlons whi *h
practically control the Hues canal
Senator Mason spoke in support of his
suggested amendment authorize g the
! United Slates to defend the cans) a ft
may deem proper In ruse It constructs
the canal He explained that while h<s k.
Ing to have the treaty amended, h Is not
seeking to antagonise the administration
Nothing, he said, was further from, his
mind. He declared that the present in
stance furnishes the first precedent of n
great nation's bring asked In advance to
agree not to defend a great public work,
the construction of which !i is oontem
j plating H< did not comd ler that Gn at
Britain should undertake to say what we
should do in the matter. While he con.
aidered that country in the "sere aid yel
low lewf." he thought that we should deal
with It as we would with either the weak
esi nation or the strongest. In o*her
words, he said, our dealing should be on
the plane of justice and the manly asser
tion of our own rights.
So Question of Onr Hlabt.
Mr Mason said there was and could
he no contention over the question of
' the right of a nation to defend Itself and
fts citizens and property, and he urged
that the recognition of this right mu*t
enforce concession of the right to make
precautionary defense. Not only, ho ar.
gued, have we the right as a nation to
erect fortifications as a meant* of defense,
but we have the right accord tig to inter*
rational usage to enter a neutral or
friendly territory and there make assail!’,
if need be.
lie contended that our natural right of
defense, la more dcrtnltely Used under In
ternational law than under tha Clayton
fiulwer trevity. and wild that our rights
would la* much stronger If the canal were
Imlll by the nation as such than If ca
structrd by private enterprise, even
though the enterprise be American.
Senate's open Session.
The Senate was In open session only an
hour to-day. the remainder of me legis
lative day being spent In executive ses
sion upon the Hay-Paunrefote treaty.
Mr. Chandler of New Hampshire cre
ated a little flurry by endeuvorlng again
to got up the resolution relating to the
Montana senatorial case. The effort we*
futile During Its dls Nsslon Mr. Chan
dler said he thought the coming Senate
had a right to an early report from the
Committee on Privilege* and K.actions
and said ho would he glad to know what
had Influenced numbers of the commit
tee to delav action.
This aroused .Mr. Jones of Arkansas
who questioned the rigkt of any senat.s
to demand the reasons which might In
fluence the actions of a member of any
committee. He could not understand why
Mr Chandler should seek lo punish him
and Intimated that Mr. Chandler must
have some personal Interest In the reso
Mr. Chandler raid there was no use for
the member of tha Committee on Contln
gent Expenses fo pul on any disguises. It
was perfectly evident that no such treat
ment had ever before been given a resolu
tion of the character of that pending. The
matter finally went over and without
tranoa.Atng any Important legislative busi
ness tne Senate went Into executive ses
FOR HARBORTf BRUNSWICK.
Committee Will Give gIZS.OOO for
laaer Harbor ait,l Probably
* in,MX. for Osier liar.
Washington. Dec. 17 —The House Com
mittee on Hlvers and Harbors Is going
to give an appropriation of 111',/mi for the
Inner harbor at Brunswick, and will. In
all probability, appropriate $40,000 for the
Jt will be recelled that Copt Gillette*
recommendations with rsgard to this out
er bar estimated that to produce a chan
nel 34 feet deep and 300 feet wide by
dredging, there should he expended 1130,-
000 for a dredg*. With that dredge he e
-ttmated that It would cost 124 000 to main
tain the present channel. 140.000 to *H an
additional foot of water and ftd.OUQ to
straighten nut the channel
The commlHt* has decided against the
purchase of a dredge and In 4he bill,
which It has still In proeei.* of construe
Hot), has put an Item nf C'.OOii for work
there. As tt would take some time to
build a dredge. Congressman Brantley
and Col Heater, who are looking out (or
the Brunswick appropriation, are of (he
opinion that one Is not material But
they are working with the committee tn
secure at least MO 000 to be expended upon
the outer her. It Is probable the enen
mlttee will place that figure In the
Hsu** bill, but If It does not. Senator
Clay will see that It gets on whan the
bill U before the Senate Commerce Com
mute*. of which h* is a member.
The appropriation of 88.000 for the In
ner harbor at Brunswick is very ranch
more than has ever b*n expended there
heretofore, and means much to 'be aoien
dki Ut tla ally.
MEMBERSHIP OF THE HOUSE.
t iimmiltrr nn ( rniaa I'naart Favor
ably on Hopkins Hill \\ lilcli
Favors Neither Early.
Washington. I> 17—The House Com
mittee on Census, by a vote of 7 to t.
agreed to report the Hopkins r*pportlon
m*m Nil. caving the total membership
of the House at .I*7 as at present and
rearranging a nimlcr of *tat delega
tions. The hill will not be taken up until
after the holMav reoesa.
The only - mange in ihe bill wa* an
amendment requiring that the several
congr* .-slonal dlMri.-ts of the several
elates snouhl be composed of continuous '
arm compact ' territory The purpose of |
the amendment U* to prevent gerryman- |
dering. Under the bill the following states ]
will lose on*' representative each In
dia* a. Kansa Kentutky, Maine, Ne
braska, Ohio. Houth ('arolina and Vir
The fallowing will gain one each Illin
ois*. Ixhil* ana. Minnesota. New Jersey,
N- w York and \\ •*t Virginia.
Texas will gain two representative*
Based U|K>ti present |N>lttlc! dlvlslotis
m*ither prt\ will gain advantage from
the new rrapportionment pr- to *d in the i
Sill. The Bcpobll- an* will gam five and ;
Uv* five an*l the Democrats will gain
thr*e and lose three. The basis of repre
sentation will b* one representative frr
e h 3s inhabitants The vote upon
reporting the bill was as follows:
Ayes. Hopkins. Babcock. A^hesotv.
Bro widow. Me Dow nil. Kynn and Klutlz
Nays Russell, Ifeatwole. Grump.** ker,
Burleigh, Griffith and Wilson of South
BEST FOR THE DEMOCRATS.
llo|*Mn Finn of ll#*n,*|.*rtl.nnM'M*
Jn,t \|*|irn,r*l Ornlw .*llKr
Will. HuHi I‘nrllr*.
WatihlriKion. I**,-. 17 - Th- (>niu Fom
mln.p of th** Hihhm*. by a vot** of wwn
to fix. h<i -,prov-1 ihr lloi>kln* bill,
flxinfr Iho mimM of mrmbom for (hr n-x*
trn yi'nth at 357. Iho |>r>ont mrml'rhtp.
unl>*s, of courte, othrr dates should bs
The r<u!l not resrhed until slt.r
a areat .leal of er*arrlttK hark and forth
the 0,. lunar vots hrlnic slven hy Mr ,\lt
t>oni-ll of t itijo
Tne ;<,n.-tits of title |>lan have not
slven ii|. the htshl. . specially as they hav#
succeeded In rc i. nlns a sort of a om
lirotnlse In the delay of Motion upon Iho
hill until rlter the holidays. The state*
which will k-*' a number under this new
apportionment are making a hard lifht,
and are hoping ttat even If they are not
able to carry tniouglt the Uttlrfleld plan
which would er.ve them all. they m>y be
able to put through some other plan, r.oh
as an Increase of the membership to .*i,
which w0u.,1 save several of Ihe states
taking part In this light.
From the standpoint of the Democratic
parly and the South. Ihe Hopkins bill I*
unquestionably the belter. While Virginia
South Faroltna and Kentucky would 10...
under it. these lossea would he offset hy
gain* In lyoulslana and Texas, The Re
publican golne under this plan In the
House and In the electoral college would
lie five and the HepuWlcan loeses live;
while the Democratic gains would he
three nnd Democratic lo*e, three. Thus
the gain* ami losses In each party would
offset rate another snd Ihe net result
would •> lo leave the strength of the two
parties In the House and tn the electoral
ollege relatively the same as now. The
a.koptlon of any other pan would mean
net gains for Ihe Republicans ami these
gain* In any event might I** sufficient to
deckle s presidential election.
Tim Maine members are making an
•specially hard fight beenuae the loss of
one representative ineon* to them the
loss of twenty-five per cent of their rep
resentation. Mr I.ltt|eflld Is fighting
particularly hard because In the run -
dHton of politic* In that state, he l most
likely to he the lamh led lo the slaughter.
ME wun FOBI F RKPI MED,
Then He Took clarxe and Went
Throuah the British l,lne.
Maseru, flee. 14—DeWeCs force wa
twice repuls,si before It broke through the
English lilies In the neighborhood nf Tha
In the third attack DeWet led In per
son With a few determined men he
charged and broke the Hrttixh lines, the
rest of the ,-ommando following. He was
forced, however, to leave In the hands of
the British a IS pounder and fifteen wag
ons with ammunition and store*.
Commandant itaasbroek. with a com
mando and two Runs, tried to get through
ttprlngkant* Nek. but waa driven back,
losing forty men.
AIITORT FOR THE BRITISH.
Ilrport of Another Revere Hattie In
I/ondon. Dc. 17. *lO p m.—The report
of another severe battle, resulting In a
British victory. I* current here.
According to the story the fighting be
gan at daybreak to-day and lasted for
several hour* The Boer*, who numbered
from I,f*s, to 2,000 men, were surrounded
at the Orange r.ver and totally defeated
stth very heavy losses In killed and
A number of Boer*. It la added, were
rOAHRRKU BY HITCH BA EH.
He Wire* Report of the lowa by Gea.
Ixsnrt, n. Dec .17.—Gen. Kitchener, In a
dispatch receives} by the war office, con
firms the Arno,toted Dress dispatches
from Aliwal North. Cap* colony, of last
night, announcing the capture by the
Boers of a detachsneot of British Horse.
Dev:. U. near Zastron. Orange River Col
ony. and says about M 7 man were made
prisoner* on that occasion
The c£onla’, office, la announcing that
Sir Altrod Mtlnar aurread* Lord Roberta
as admlni*trat"*r of tha conquered terri
tory In South Africa, aav* hi* taking up
his reek*er.ee at Johannesburg on account
of hia health moat not ba regarded aa a
aettletnant e< tha capttal quemlen.
Roer* In Cap* Coleay.
Cape Town, Dec 17 —Seven hundred
Boers have croaaed from Orange River
Colony Into Cape Colony near AUwal
Jvonh and have reached Kaspdaai.
THE HAZING OF BOOZ
HOARD OF l>Ql lit A HA* BEGIN
STORY OF TABASCO SAUCE.
A\ ROTE HO AIR OF Till'. INDIGNITIES
Ilia A I*ED I TON HIM
tiro* Dlel of I'nlirmiloai* of the
Lnr* n l*h a ■lrian Said the *)m
--!••• %Mtire Atlht Have ABerteil
III* Throat—'Kill He Evpeeted to
Rt* Hared at AA eat l*oiut, hut IG*
Did Nat AAant t IG* Y'rratrd
Mr lit n II % .
Philsdelph a, Deo. 17 - The taking ot te
-11 many in the nur of Oi'ar 1* Rog. the
Went IN>itit i-adet who di) twi we*k eo
from lnjtiriff*s which his imrents llef*.l
were lnffi<'t(M| a? the Wait Point M.lkary
Aridmi)'. wan itegun to-day by th*- Bo.ird
af luquir). up|*lnted by the S* n-iary of
Two pesslans were held a Bristol, the
borne of he lions family, sn*l another In
this city In th life afternoon The mem
bers of the b.mnl are G.n Brooke. Gloua
and B ites, accompanied by ("apt. I>ean of
the Fifth Artillery, who te I iw n
The court sat In the atudy of the church
whl<*h adjoint* the Bi>oz homestead Th*
wltneev were Willi im H. Boo*, father.
Mrs. Harah Boog, mother; Nellie lUm>r
sister of th young man; Rev. Dr. All
aon. Dr Weaver, a Bristol phy-t an who
attended (> r Boo*, and M*veral others.
The board left for New Y'rk to-mgh< and
will alt at Weat Point to-morrow after
YY hnt Hons NA rote Home.
Mr. Boo*, the father, testified that his
*on had written home on several occa
sion* that he had been hated. He entered
the academy 1n June. Iff*, and in August
he wrote home that he ha*l been In a
fight and had received a i*air of Ida. k
eyes, and that he had been knocked out
by a blow over the h* art Mr 800 l said
he went to Wes* point to see his son and
told him he must stand It. Oscar told his
father he expected to be hazed, but he
did r.ot want to l* brutally. The
father said Oscar did not want h.s moth
er to know how’ he was being treated.
Mr Boo* then to;d how Oscar had in
formed him that tabasco sauce had been
forced down his throat Oscar said the
cadets would pull the blankets from him
and pour hot wax from a candle on hi*
body Mr. Booz thought the officers of
the academy cbuld nop the brutal Hy. but
he would not say they condoned It. lie
could not understand why they had treat
ed his son In such a severe manner. Oscar
•pent all of last year at home in an en
deavor to build up his heakh lie never
would reveal the identity of his persecu
Mrs. Boos testified her son bad writ
ten her that West Point w.i*. unlit for
young man who wanted to do right and
that parents should not send their eons
Had tn Swallow Tabasco saner.
Nellie Boos, a sister of the decea-ed
young man. testified that In a letter re
ceived hy the family on Aug. 7. Oscar
told of the fight he had with another
cadet and that he fought until he was
winded The cadeis called him a coward
ami a dl*gra< e to the corps If he did
not go Into the light, he said, the "fel
lows would moke life unbearable for
him." He asked his father for permis
sion to resign. Oscar described many
little Indignities which were practiced on
him. If lie had not swallowed the ta
basco sauce he would have Strangled
They were holding him down and tie
could do nothing else.
ir. J H. (Mud, a tkroal >|irs'k*ii*i. t*-
• ih4* aftwrnoon that Oscar Iw**!
tubcrcukMil* of lhe larynx. an<l that when
he came to thl* oily for treat men i hi*
"*• waa tiopele**. lie thouaht OmH If
tabaiw’o MMin had been forred down
Boos t throiM it may have made him more
•uerefitiblt* to tuberculoel*.
Rlgmond 8 Albert, a c|ae*m:ite of O*-
rar IbKis. *al l that lto>iZ waa no' hazed
any more than any other cenleC He was
one of Hooc’a tentmnte*. w hlb In rarm>
He and Hoot and fourth-year men.
he were made lo k "ridi< tißhin
a* rmikifur the.upfwr rlaaa
nten a bed* aikd “other unmanly are! d*-
thlnv*. What he rm'nni by the
latter, he raid, wa* notie nf the public'*
buxine** fHv* night wtw fotrth-yejr men
were forced to Often their moutha ami
nhut their eyea, u fu*n xomo ore *4|uirt*Hl
Into their mouth* wlu he heile\*-| to ie
tnta4 o aauce. It did nn< hurt Ailiert he
cau*e there wan not enough of It.
••hi; imixabia: txMit rrhioii.
I.ondoa l*a|>era Mare Teaiperate on
< anal Cfncatlon.
I condor. I>ec. It - The Ihilly Chronicle
an<| the fft.indard puhiliih edltriala thla
morning on the canal question, which are
m a much more temperate tone than aome
of fhelr former expre*iona.
Roth Journal* admit the difficult po
altlon of the Waahlnglon Rovernment and
advocate “all reasonable conceealon* Vo
the aenfiment ami lnteret* of the Ameri
can peofde with a view of prexervUtlf tho
K\(.I,IMI ARTI-VK K ( 1(1 tADK.
I.aadnn Ann Appear* fader t>lltnr
ahlp of Dr. V*nrker.
fsOndon. Dec. 17 —The flrat faxue of the
fgmdnn Hun. under the edltondilp of the
Rev. I>r. Jo.H*f>h Parker, paator of the
City Temple, thi* afternoon. The
column when* the lay** lotting I* u*
ually putdl*hed. contain* under the cap
tion ‘ Latext Hews.*’ Wager of Htn
la leath.'' end other familiar t*-xt fol
lowed up by a vigorous pretext agalmt
gamMlng The article deciare* “If a paper
ronnot live alx day* without pan
dering to the gambler, the drunkard ami
the xmauallaf, lex It wither away.'*
In another editorial Dr Parker urge*
the magistrate* to “apply the cat and
wipe out Hooliganism.
UAHNIXO WKimJI WATI.
Japanese Caabler AbaeonAa and
Wrecks a Bank.
Tacoma. Wash.. Doc. 17.-Tho Ran Bht
Bank of Yokohama hai failed, owing MO -
000 yen, In conxequonce of tho defalcation
of tne enabler of the Toklo branch. He
loot 7n.000 yen apwulatlng and than ab
sconded, taktisg m muck more.
BURNED BY INSURGENTS.
Ihe A tllnae of < aba t nan AA aa Fired
Flrat Filipino I’nlitlcal Parly
I inter Auierlenn Heglmr
Manila !• 17 Advlcea Juat received
from ItoisO. h and *f Panay mv th.n
th< InMirg' nd Saturday night, hurne t
a large |itll of the village of Unhatuan
Atit Surgeon Frrderl k A N\ ih
hutn. Ji . of Hie Tw• nty-wlxth Volunteer
Infantry, with eighteen men. hekl the (
prlnipal building A rtrong wind wa- ,
blowing at the time The Americans sus- I
tattled no caoallies
The flrs*t jo lii j*arty under the Amer
ican r*gim i* tn prtM'eps of formation
Its |rii.• t|l n have krett cabhlicd in a
l)a(foini wliih will idwrtly be made puh
ll | und rw(HMI that th>- and Urathm*
•)f tle |dat orn give the full* - 1 ’ reeognl
ti%m to Am* ri tin eov relgnt) and also fa
vor *i i il:ab degree of native au
iaioniy con* ruing Internal and local af
Beverul of the most Intelligent Filipino
Ir tdars. w lio have hern instruniental In
twinging the matter •* a head, have
ttl confer*-n • with those lntereste*l; and
ihl evening the platform will le outlined
to the Philippine Cmmisst<an hy Heitor
Buencamino, former premier In the gov
ernment of AkiiomUlo, Col Aqu let* and
I*r Frank S Bourne, an Anter • an. f<r
merly chief surgeon, with the rank of
major, and health offber of Manila
Dr Bourne was with Professor Dean
C Wor- e irr prior o the American o*’-
cupatlon anl has confldeivttal relatlona
with the FiliplttO leaders
The comm I*** toners are not likely to give
p) bile rvpre-eton of t helt views regarlln;
the formation of imillUjml |artl#s; but the
prim tp.o **f th* new organization, ao far
tn made known, -run to be favored by
Thirty relnis weie captured this morn -
utg at a suburb of Han Pedro Ma ail.
four miles irum Manila by twenty.five
man of the Twentieth t’nited Htates In
fantry and twenty members of the native
M itilla police, all under Capi Gaines, as
sistant chief of police The farcs land •*!
from small lats and surrounded the
suburb. Twenty persons were captured,
but only thirty were tdenttfh'd as Insur
latter advices fioni Iloilo announce thit
detachments of the Twentv-slxth V’otun
ter Inf in ry this morning surprised the
headquarter* of Salas, caiuuring
a*n-lderal|e quantHlea of stores and VS.
uable pti|**r Several natives were Ati 11 -
ed Th*-* Americans, who hAd no losses
were still 111 pursuit of the fleeing Ifisur
g*ntM when the dispatch left Iloilo.
IT NEEDS REHABILITATION.
Grover f levelaml Thinks tbe hrm„-
.•ratle i’arty RhnuM Hrisrs to
Its First l‘r I orioles.
Atlanta, Dee, 17.—The Atlanta Journal
this afternoon published an Interview with
ex-PrMdetit Olovsl..r,d. of.;aine.l by a
atvff rorre*i>n,leru at Prlnoeton. N. J.
Mr rievelatKi I* quoted as follows:
"tn mv opinion, the great need ot the
Democratic parly Is a return to first prin
ciple*. The Demooristlc party has not
been fahtlly dUorgnmaed, but It ssdly
needs rehabilitation on purely Demo, rntlc
"AVhal Is the mailer with the party? It
ha In my humble Judgment simply wan
derrd off after strange gists. A laigr
mas* of Democratic voters saw thl* be
'ore the last election They remained
quiet, hut when the lime rams to vote
they aaid; ‘This Is not Democracy,’ and
ret used to support It.
"As 1 see 11. It ls the duly of Demo
crat* everywhere to aid In the rehabili
tation ot the party. There are some signs
of an Insistence upon the nceesalty of a
return to Demoeraltc doeirlne* In the
Routh, hul they are not so general as I
would like to see."
"What of the future?" was asked
"With a sincere return to Its old-time
dorlrlnes." Mr Cleveland replied, "the
old lime victories of the Immoeratlc par
ty wHI certainly be won,"
NAt'IIIM.IU PI-A NT HI ItAED.
HrofVM I |,DI|W) '. lures AA HI Be
Over Holt a Million.
Cleveland. 0., Dec. 17 - Firs early to
day s rnool entirely destroyed th# big
plant of Hie Brown Hoisting and Convey
ing Machine Company. Five out of seven
buildings used by the company are tn
ashes, and pro|>etty ssllmalcd to be worth
over IVn.osi entirely Consumed Eleven
hundred workmen are thrown out of em
ployment a* a result of the fire.
The company, which la probably the
largest concern of the kind In the world,
has many contract* with th* government
for hoisting apparatus to be erected at
com line stations throughout the world.
The fiame* started In th* varnish room
of the Blwrl!-r*rk*r Electric Company,
which oceu|Hed a |>ari of one of the
Brown Company’s buildings. The loaa to
the Elwell-I'arker Company Is about lino,.
OH), covered by Insurance. Hundred* of
cmployes were compelled to Jump from
Hlndows In order to jeseape with their
lives as a r*ult of tRe rapid spresid of
the flames No one. however, a* far a*
known, was seriously Injured
The loss to the Brown c-mnnny la
laigely cover*,! by Insurance The plant
will be rebuilt at once.
GIGANTIC STEEL PLATS POOL
Fourteen III* Estahllehaieata Aiay
Go Into a Combine.
Cleveland. <>.. Dee. 17.-Negotiation* are
on foot and declared to he certain of sue
cessfut conclusion, for th* formation of a
pool by fourteen of the largest at eel plate
manufacturing establishments In th-
Among the concerns Included are named
the Carnegie Hleel Company, the Illinois
Hieei Company, the Federal Hteel Com
l-any, the I-cnkcn* Betel Company. Ih
National Hteel Comimr.y ami the Ameri
can steel and Wire Company It Is sen
that th# Carnegie evuniamy Dead# the
list with 10 per cent ot the total buslneaa
of all the'mill* The pool |s arrange.) on
the percentage basis and the country 1*
divided into territories to he exclusively
supplied with Steel plate* by the various
I members of the pool The decision wa#
also reached to do away with commission
agents The pool affects tha domestic
Intoxicant* in Africa.
Washington, Dec 17 —The Senate Ir. #x
aruttve session to-day agreed to give Its
adhesion to the convention lo regulate
the Imporioitlon of Intoxicating liuuors
into an tain regions of Atrloo.
DAIET. 8* A YEAR,
f. < KNTH A Cnpl
WEEKLY 2 TIM Eh A-W EEK ft A YEAH
MAYOR IS LOCKED UP
AAOODiAOIID UtHIATI I) FOR BEING
nin nr on athkbti.
NOT ALLOWED TO GIVE BAIL
MELD HA ( ATT HALL t NTIE
Hi; SOBERED I I*.
Hi* IteiliinsUnn. AAtileti AA as Gives*
laval Auiiunl ta He Haatefl In. in
file IdfMl He AN *a * Aatrsy Again.
AA as Placetl tletore I aunrll la the
After n>on Ata or Tried to Have If
Hr 111 Hack, bat lie Hid Not Sac*
Atlanta. Dec 17 .\t S o'C.o ic to-night
JflmM G Woodward. Mayor of Atlanta.
wn arrested by Patrolman Dol bins and
•ent to pollen headquarters
There he was locked up on a rharga
of "drunk on the streots."
The case was mad*- hy order of pollen
Captain Hall Friends offered to put up
collateral to wee ure Mr Wood want a re
lease. but Cap# Bad declared that no one
could get Mm out until he has sobered
ills Itraignatins Handed la.
Mayor Woodwards resignation was
handed m to Council this afternoon by
Councilman J M Harwell and W. C.
Rawson. and tabled until Thursday
Tlie councllmen wiio hold the resigna
tion conditional on the Maior s not drink
ing Intoxicating liquors said this morn
ing Mayor Woodward had been drinking
again and they Gmsidered It their duty
tiwoigh a hard one, to hotel the resigna
tion In. It Im effective when It reaches
Councilman Harwell said thla morning
he had learned tho Mayor wag drinking
Haturday night. He had Investigated the
report nn,l lied satisfied hlmaelf It waa
true, though he could learn of no bols
teroue conduct connected with th# Maya
or’* Indulgence of hts eppettic for drink.
"1 don’t want to pul rhe resignation In,”
the Counnllmon said. “I believe It would
be better for the city at this time for
the Mayor to serve m 4 his term, H ban
only two weeeks In which to finish up hlg
term ami though I believe he did drink too
much Katurday night, I am of the opin
ion that tt would lie better fnr all par
ties concerned that wo pare th* matter
Might Have Saved Himself
Councilman Rasreon spoke In the same
lone sa Councilman Hsreetl rally this
morning He said he had rather pay out
tl.uuu from hl own pocket than to hand
In Mayor AA’oadward * resignation under
the rlrrumetanoes He held a ermferene*
with *’ounellmen I’ark and Holland and
Alderman Doy In the i,(fi,e of Counrtl
msn Wylie Pope In the IVurirntlal Build
ing ae noon, and It waa deckled there not
to hand In the resignation untee afurther
irnvomtksi wes given by the Mayor dur
ing the Usy. Thl* decision of th* con
ference may hove hern changed when It
sxs learned that the Mayor had not been
In his nfflce all day. and that all efforts
to locate him had fatted.
Mayor Woodward railed at Council
man Itsseon’s house last night and held
a conference with him which lasted for
over an hour It I* said the Mayor begged
the .nun. liman to withhold the resigna
tion ami promised he would not Indulge
again In drink during Ms term Mr.
Rawson would make no definlt* answer
and the Mayor left.
The Mayor visited the station hnusa
Hat us,lav night, and th* firot discovery
that he had been drinking was made
| her a The Mayor’s Indiscretions became
the talk about town soon afterwards,
though the official went home early In a
hack All thav yesterday and during th*
morning the Incident via* generally dta
cuesed on the street* and there was much
speculation as to what th* Council would
do In the premises.
t on,lltinned on Hl* Sobriety.
It wa# last August that Mayor Wood
ward handed hi# resignation to th* two
councllmen The General Council Mood
ready at that time to tmproch him for
drinking to exeeae, ami tha reel gnat 100
was given lo effect a compromise. Ii was
mad* conditional on the Mayor* absolute
sobriety during the remainder of his term.
The Mayor agreeing In writing that It
should become effective, alien he took an
Council he* Ihe right to reftta* to ac
cept the resignation when It I* handed In,
and thla course may be adopted by tha
Mayor's ftlends. who are tn the majority
Is th* Council, thus raving him from be
ing let out of the office at tha very host
of Ms term.
At 3 o’clock Mayor Woodward wa# In
his private office With him were H. M.
Atkinson and Mr. C J Hlmmons. Mr.
Rlmmon* had been In th* ante-rnoth talk
ing to different councllmen before he
went with th* Mayor
When Council convened ahortly after ,
o'clock the Mayor pro t#m wa# In th#
chair. The #ie*4ton of a water ommls
sloner being In order, the Mayor pro tern,
sent the city marshal to the Mayor's of
fice to requeat the Mayor to attend and
preside over Ih* meeting The marshal
returned and reported that th* Mayor was
In no condition to preside
COMMANDANT AA F.ST HEAIRAI.
Heaolt nf the Troahls Among Tat.
Tu see tone#, Ala.. Dec IT.—lt I* stated
here to-night that awing to th* r*e#RA
diet urban now among the students Of tha
I'nlverstty of Alabama, caused by certain
disciplinary restraint to which they ob
jected. Commandant West has tendered
his resignation and left tor hi* home at
t'mon Hprlngs. Atn President Jam** K
Powers ho* also sent his resignation, ef
fective June. IMP to Acting Governor
Senior Captain James R. Forman has
been appointed acting commandant.
A demonet rat lon was attempted by tha
students I hi* afternoon, hut was prevent
ed by th* student*' ’’hoard of control."
PRESIDENT MAY ICE IT.
Talks of Oalag to Laoachlng ot
Washington. Dee. 17.—President Scott of
th* Union Iron Work# tan FTanclooo, th#
hutldar* of th* new battleship Ohio, saw
th* President to-day and received hi# as
surance that If nothing occurred ■ pre
vent. he would go to Han Frandaeo seme
time neat May to wluiow VOS lauacbloa
Of th* big vessel.