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THK MORNING NEWS
K.blih-<t - - Incorporated IV
J. H. ESTII.U Pr-i<t-nt
IS A REAL INVASION
jjOFR* 40 41% CARRY W4K IXTO
II Ii 11 I'll TERRITORY.
KITCHENER If HARD AT WORK.
I*. bhIRGIXG THOI RANIMA OF TROOP*
FROM fill; M'HTH.
g, nr* Ivtprrunl 1 Imt the W linlf
C'npr Will Hr GriMliinlly llnltril In
to Rebellion One Thousand Klvr
Hundrpd IMafrli llmldi*nf Join the
Horr* In Unr District Alone-Other
lliapti ti'liro Drnrrlbr llnldrrn no
Dot UK Little Harm.
Uoidon. Dec. 24.—The position of Cap<
Ok*i>y fc hanging In the balance. Ac
wording to tha Morning Pott's <%!*• Town
wrrespondcnt everything depends upon
t i* quantity of ammunition In possession
of th© tfliloyal Dutch resident*. fifteen
hundred of whom have joined the Boer*
In the Phlilfpwtown dHtriet alone. Kner
a-tlc measure® have been taken to atom
th® invasion, but there it unquestionably
dinger thot partlep of Hoera will get
through Into porta of the eolony and grod
it |ly raise the whole rape Into rebellion.
Reinforcements can arrive none too soon.
*Most of the dispatch©* from <*a|*© Town,
however, describe the raiders as doing lit -
tie harm and as being rapidly enclostd
by Lord Kitchener’s combination. I®>rl
Kitchener K in th© heart of th- dlsaf
fe. led district*. lie has the advantage
c f being personally acquainted with local
conditions. laist March he supervised
the suppression of the rising which o'-
nrr©d :hen. He is bringing down ihou
rjtnds of troops from the north.
The Standard's Cape Town correspon
dent say's the loyalist a demand that mar
tial law shall he proclaimed throughout
fipa Colony, hut adds:
Such a step is now Impossible, owing
t * the lack of sufficient troops to enforce
Civil railway traffic has been suspendd
largely in all i*arts of the colony, and the
movements of both the ftnrra and the
Hrltish are almost unknown In Cat**
Town. One Boer column attacked Kteyns
l urc btil was repulsed and fled entrench
ing Itself in the mountains. Another Jlo©r
commando capture*! a party of poilc© at
Venterwtad. Mounted colonial troop* sur
prised SOtt Hoers fifteen tnilea from Iturgh
e iorp Dec. 23. and after a brisk inter
change of volleys, retired with a loss of
The Cape Town correspondent of the
Times telegraphs that scarcely any Cape
t olonist* have Joined the invaders.
RAILWAY KIIRVM I! REGTORKO.
Hoera IM*I Not Destroy Bridge South
of Me tnr.
• • (♦- Tusii, I. • HvAai*.
t‘ : vice between Cape Town and DeAar
has been restored. The report of the de
struction of a bridge south of I>cAar
turns dim to be Incorrect; only a culvert
was damaged. Trains are running from
Dr Aar to Kimberley irregularly. There
re considerable delays elsewhere as the
>• ult of heavy rains.
A TATItIOTH FOLONY.
New Zealand l)or Not Wish Her
South African *'llc Diminish'd.
Wellington, New Zealand, Dee. S.—The
government has nsked the governor, the
of Ranfurly. to Inform Mr. Joseph
Chamberlain, the secretary of state for
- C-lOimr. that it li es not W SH be
New z -land contingent in South Africa
to be diminished, the drafts will be for
warded to fill the rank/ and that addi
tional mounted men will he sent.
I ord Kitchener Heard From.
l/tdon, Dec. 2T*. Kitchener tele
t aiming to the War Office under date of
Naauwpoort. Dec. 24. 9 a m.. report*:
“Tiiorfieycroft's mounted Infantry have
o - itpied Hrlteionn without opposition.
The iViers retire*! to -the north In the ul
i tk*n of lTioska They will be follow
Fighting lining n Near I>e 4ar.
Cape Town. Dec. .—Fighting I* going
on war He Anr Particulars ire unohtaln
•hle. Two hundred Boers have left Brits
town, after ermmeadeering all supplies
VI KKI. THADF..
London Time* I* Hiirriorl nrr l*om
petiih>n Krnm Tlil> I'raairr.
Ixaidon, t*ee. H—The Timex prints thlx
morning mother long article upon the
progress of American xtoel and iron com-
I MHioti, coigludltig aa follow*:
"How mti<h of the worltl’x expansion
will America take from ux? How much
will ahe leavy ux to struggle over wph
other manufacturing nations Apparently
the profciem w|| he solved far sooner than
Itax l>een generally extiected. The ah
i ormal demand of the l'nltcd State* for
Its own englitering products Is fast
slackening. thu bringing the marvelous
Increase In Amdlran manufacturing ca
pacity for the lust live years and espe
cially for the IRt three, to hear upon
foreign markets. It Is a <|itestlori para
mount to all othen. even to the efficiency
of the navy sudsky."
BRI'AN (iIIEEI'S HIM KHIENO*.
hays People WII Noon Return to
Teachings of flie Fathers.
1-eavenworth. Kan. Pec. 25.—William
J Bryan to-day. wlrpK from Lincoln.
Nb,, to the Evening Standard, atated
Please present greetng* to my polit
ics! friends of Leavenwtrtli and of Kan
su . The principles of Democracy Mill
live and the policies for which the fusion
forces fought will yet be vindicated We
car enter the twentieth cjntury with the
cor Aden t belief that the teople will soon
ret ir n to the teachings If the fathers
and to the traditions of he republic."
LIEtT. ItOfISON IMRtOVINtt.
Not Yet Able to Its HUMany Call
New York. Dec. 25. —It wee ye par ted to
night that Lieut. Richmond 1 Ho he on Is
stead,|y Improving, though hets not yet
•l i* to see any of the many teopie who
call dally to Inquire after him
INDIAN RUNS AMUCK.
Ilad WhUlc? and Firearms Get In
Their llcuilly Work In the In
Muskogee. I T.. Dec. Si-John Tiger, a
full-blood Indian, a ferryman on the Ar
kansas river, two miles south of Kufaula.
went to Kufaula with his wife this after
noon. and while intoxicated, met U B.
Hoper and threatened to kill him. Roper
immediately struck Tiger with a Uxirl,
no words pairing between them Tiger
went to his buggy, procure.! a Winches
ter and came hick to kill Roper, hut fail
ed to find him. Enraged. he proceeded to
sh.ot every one he saw. shooting Jesse
Beck through the hips and killing him.
shooting and killing David Porter, n
nephew of Chief Porter, and a mover
n.me*| J.hr**nn, on his way to Mlaouti
in a covered wagon, with his family. Bud
Taylor, ag#*l IS. was shot through tha
shoulder and 1 not expelled to live. Tiger
Immediately Jumi*ed n a horse and tried
to escape, but was pursued. Tiger was
chased three miles, when he Jum|ted off
his horse, went behind u tree and begun
shooting. Deputy Marshal Johnson, who
returned the lire, struck Tiger In the arm
The murderer surrendered and was
brought to Kufaula. Tiger's arm will
have to In* amputated. Great indignation
prevails over the free sale of liquors and
firearms. J. Smith, who lives two miles
sooth of Choctah. became Involved In a
quarrel with T. Thompson, over the af
fair at Eufauia and began shooting.
Thompson being mortally wounded.
THREE MORTALLY WOUNDED.
f)-|-rnl Xhonltnn liy Two llrolh
rr< in lilt Bl>—The RrnlNers
trrr.lrit ft-r n Hiinnlnn
Carbondal*. 111.. l>—. This ft-rnoon
at Vartt-nn-a. -ftwU .ration on lit. Illi
nois rtntral Hallroa.l In thl* county. Jo
aiwl .1 ,ik>' I.vldion, brothu*. l>—atn In
volved in a quarrel with Henry Fox. a
proeperou* farmer. In a saloon In the vil
lain-. Joe Oavldeon empUetl hi* revolver
In Fox'* abiiomrn Other .hot. .ere fir-il
ahb-h probably mortally wounded Poe
Pyatt. a bjwiander.
The brother* at once flvj and a email
po**e wa sent alter them A lew mile*
from town three men named Ttppey,
Crain ami Hoit. overtook the hrothM.
and demanded their Immediate *iirr.nler.
A runnlriK light t.e.k pla.v- and txtth the
ttr.a her* w. re wounded, one being *hot
through the eye. while the other wa* badly
wounded In the shoulder They were
finally captured and placed In the '-o*mty
Jell It i* thought that at least three of
the wounded men will die
UPHELD UNHID STATES.
Ilnssian \ew*|>nper. Support Tbl*
Government In Its Atrltnde T <*-
nards Ho>-Pnuneefote Treaty.
Bt. retershurg. Dec 2.V—The Novoe
Vremya. discussing the news
pa|a*r Indli'tntent of the I'nlted Bi.ite ?4en
ate for "It* unparalleled attempt to over
turn I lie Claytotr-Hfilwer treaty," *ay:
“The caw I* not unuii*l. Condltlona
have changed, and the treaty must
change, too. Kussla alfonlc<l an example
in I*7" In declaring that she was no longer
hound by her promise nol to maintain
war vessel* In the Tllack sea.”
The Ilourse Gaxettc says:
"Russia I* gratified by America'* diplo
matic victory over ling land Wen tern
Enrol— dislike, the Monroe doclrlno be
muse II deslr■* to grub territories every,
where Hussla. which has nmi.ihltel
with America since her Inh-l-ndence.
stei which liquidated her Amerioan pon-
M -alon* to Am.-rlco. nas nothing against
the Monroe .ioi-iriu.* r*l the ol.| .vnii*-
tides have grown more cordial In China."
t tihsl I, ('OHHIT* ■* I ID*.
w. Irving this Opens trlery and
I l> Tbronl nnal \V rials.
FhUa.lelphta. Dec. K.-W. Irving Shaw,
who had been filling the position of
Ended Bt.itee cannul at BarranquUln. Co
lombia. smi who was recently appointed
consul general lo Singapore, committed
suicide In a hotel here to-day He opened
i femoruL artery und slashed his throat
pud wr: * With u knife 111 health I*
supposed to have affected hi* mind. He
v .is J' yeatw of age.
NEVER HBYf lIBU TUB lit NT.
Henry I- Wilbur Thrown Front His
Horse nml Killed.
Philadelphia. Dec. 25.—While riding
r mas- country to Join the Chester valley
hunt to-.lay. Henry L. Wilbur, aged 12
ye.ira. soil of H O. Wilbur, the well
known ton and chocolate manufacturer
of thl* ity. was thrown from his horse
and killed on the farm of A J Cassatt,
president of the Pennsylvania Railroad.
pAtOlt TO HE CHAIRMAN.
Will Take Miargr of Tennessee's III*
Duluth. Minn.. Dec 25-D H. Bacon
Of Duluth, who oas hern president of the
Minnesota Iron Company for the paat ten
years, will, on Feh. i. resign Ills present
isvslllon to become chairman of the board
of directors of the Tennessee <V>al, Iron
and Railroad Company. Mr •''
r. *idr in New York clly. and will have
ht direction and management of all the
departments of the company's business.
\OTHINtVI X THE RETORT.
President Raster t oalr.dlet. Ntnry
if Hmron'm ■•*••• rnt.
Nashville. Tenn., Doc. 25.—Nathaniel
Harter. I.tl<'ent of the Tennessee Coal.
Iron and Railroad Company, whose home
!s in this City, ivas seen this afternoon
With reference to the story that D H.
Bacon, of Duluth, Minn., wns to assume
•he presidency of the company on Feb. 1.
Mr Barter declined to discuss the report
except to any that there was nothing in it.
THE TENHIttI/E Tl. AtiPE.
Indian Viceroy Rrports *5.000 Deaths
In Use State.
Calcutta. Dec. .-Lord Curaon of Ked
eaton the viceroy of India, in the courae
of , speech to-day said Shat alnce the
appearance of the bubonic plague In ISM.
i wenty -live thousand deaths from the
4,1-ate have occurred In the Mysore atat*.
SAVANNAH, CA„ WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2<,
THE NOTE RECEIVED
9PASHIN MIN INTER RCtITDRS IT
TO I'll INI K i HINCi.
LI HUNG CHANG STILL ILL.
WILL BF C4IMMI NII ATBD TO TIIF
FMI'KHOII AT ONI K.
I’rliM*** Chinn iMnrra Ihr Mlnlatrr*
Thai *• K|***l> Nr|l> l Ihr llraire
at thr 4 marl mm If IVrla That All
Chinn Ilrslrr* nn*l l*ro|rr-
It * l'rr nr It Ofttrer Klllrtl I*> Hom
Prkln, 24.—The preliminary J*)lnt
note was delivered to-day to the Chin***’
LI Hung Chang found that he ww un
able to a4tend the meeting of the rain
letera, nnd hlx credentlula and thoe of
Prince Ching were prenented by the Ut
ter to the foreign envoy*.
IVlnce Ching. replying to the Bpon|mh
mlnUter. Rer.or B. J. de Cologan. who
prerented 4he note, raid h** would Imme
diately communicate Its content* to th*
Emperor and assured the mlnlstera that a
ajieedy reply WII the desire of the court.
* It fell that all China wants pvac* nnd
WILL 44 I RFT t1NI)ITIONt.
l*orrlgn MlnUtcr* I nnniinnM| of
f Ala Opinion mm HraiMrria < lilnn.
laoivdon. Ihc. 36.—According to a n*w•*
agency di*pat< h from ivkin, <hj*l Ih.
24. the furetgn mlnlaters there are unani
mously of the opinion that China will
accept the condltlona \ by the Jojnt
note of the Poore re within u month.
The note was started on Its wmy to the
Dowager Bmprwii an-l the Kmi'eror im
mediately after Its presen tot lon, the dis
patch says, but wire ommunlcat on 1%
slow and It probably will not rea-h them
until Dee. 27
THK FRENf II %*4 H NT.
Mlntstera Wet • HsaMrnrr of Npnn
Paris. Dec. X—A dispatch to the Havas
Agency, from Pekin, says:
The ministers assembled at the resi
dence of Senor J. B. De Coiogan (the
Spanish minister and the doyen of the
! diplomatic corps) and received Prince
! Ching to whom the £p a ni*h minister
handed the Joint note of the Powers. 1.4
Hung Chang, who is still ill. soiled to
he excused. Prince Ching said
" *1 have the honor to accept the not**
concerning the re-establishment * f go**-i
relations and will transmit it
etelv to the Emperor and communicate to
I you t*i* hi* ******> s*
TWO mix K' IIIHIVII I)
I 111 tin GrlllH Heady to * i|il> Willi
■lt*niMiiili f Ihe I'otiiM
linden. Dec. . The ShinKh.il rorrc
apondent of She Standard. telegraphing
Dec. 24 says:
"In* (nv*rnin>fit ha* arrested Prin-e
Tuan and Prince maun* on ihe border*
of the Shan Si and Kiien Si province*.
Yo Helen ha* been ordered to return to
Sian Fu forthwith to be executed. It t*
"It l Inferred from these reports 1.1. H
the Imperial outhortttee are preparing to
concede the demands of the Joint note
for the punishment of the instigators of
the irouUe In I'hlua."
FRENCH OIKH KK K 11.1.1:11.
Hlfr Which the Troupe llnrned n
t blnese llllnue.
Tien Tain. Dec. 91. A French detach*
ment of MO men left here Dec. 3h for
Hung Teu. twenty mllea a.el ward, to
aearch for arme. Appro.clung a village
across a froaen rrevk a fores' of Hox.-ra
opened fire, kllllnx I.lout f’ontnl and
woundlnx another officer. Tne IYn h
burned the village
RIMHII VKHV SMtlllTH.
Orders (dipti lo Withe Mats >f Prop
erty Taken li> Troupe.
London, Dec. 38. —Vice Admiral Aiexleff.
nays the St. Petersburg correspondent
of the Times, has tasued orders to the
men under his command In China to moke
detailed lists of the Chine**' property
money, cattle, provisions, etc.—taken by
them, and where such property now Is
The correspondent also says that de
tachment* of Kuitalan troops In Mouth-rn
and Southeastern Manchuria continue to
pursue the work of exterminating disor
ganised Chinese troops and brigands.
Nosers Kill sail Hum Catholics.
I pm.ion. Dec. SS.—A dispatch from Pe
kin to a new* agency hero dated Dec. 24.
says missionaries state that Boxers, thir
ty-live mites east of I'skln. killed twelve
Catholics and burned eight In the tem
French Paper Congratulates Mc-
Paris. Dec. LeOaulols congratulate*
President McKinley upon his decision to
abandon an independent policy In China
In favor of Joint action wlih the Pow
ers. thus putting an end to a most dan
RK Httlt W INTHMOP DEAD.
Was a Descendant of the Famous
tint. John Wlntlirop.
New York. Dec. 2s.—Buchanan \Vln
throp, a well-known lawyer, died at hi*
home In this city to-day as a result of
an operation for appendicitis. He was a
direct descendant of John Wlnthrop. Gov
ernor of Massachusetts In 12, an I was
the head of the Wlnthrop family In this
eity. Hr was horn here In 1841 and was
graduated at Yale University. For a
number of years he hsd been treasurer
general of the convention of the 'Protest
ant Episcopal Church.
Cape to Cairo Telegraph Line.
London. Doc. 38 —A dispatch from Dur
ban to a news agency here announces that
the Cape to Cairo telegraph line is now
In operall*n to a point fifty mllea noith
of Ksaanga and a hundred mile# beyond
tba southern end of Lake Tanganyika.
MASSACRED THE REFORMERS.
%la A4f ittr, 11. 1., of the
Nlewakter of l.ksi ( hinrar He
firoiera in fit-hill l*rois*r.
Mtnr.ewi>liw, Minn.. Dew-. 26—A t*er*tal
to tn*- Times from Vancouver, B. C.. says.
Near* of a terrible maasacre of the re
form forces In China and the beheading
of 27 of Its leaders, was received here
to-do > in a cablegram by \\ A Cum
row. m rftur> of the nsiwn Reform
A' O .atUm. in America The engagement
ii ported to have taken pla<.v in a
|x>pulou> i*ec4ion of the Yang-lae valley
li* Central China. It resulted In the kill
ing of 1,500 men and the complete demor
ailxa'.ton of the reform force#.
The battle. Into which the reformers
brought by treachery, occurred n
lo 18, und ih<* work of 4he imminent
hai*. fti> a consequence i*e-n droppMl in
4*l that part of the country. The Chine*©
her* ir* k*ud In their exprcion* of dis
apfiroval of the cvitjud of the campaign
by tht-ir iMderw
It apin.ira f\*m the few details given
In th ih.iitram received to-day, that
Long Tom, the reform leader, at the head
of a 10-liy ann*>l force of 12.(A0. paid a
visit to Chung 111 Tung, governor of the
district, who. though an imperial officer.
*'.i* Ik lirved to be in H\*mpMthy with thr
reform movement. Dmik wa** lnvit<d to
the palace ml with his ILOuO
men was marched into the city. They
;• ft ad their arm* autslde the gate*, tak
ing th* pmatition only to carry their
loaded revolverh. There were I.Ott) lm
p*ria. troop* in 4he town, but nothing wae
feared from them.
A d* lay of u day took place In order
4ha; o her reform leader* in.ght l>© sent
for un*l when ihe audience with the gov
etnor w.<* finally arranged there were
twenty-M-ven of the leading followers of
Kuiiir \ u \\ *l admit ted. Thai u dis
agre* m* tit 7*ione. The governor had the
leader* mixed and taken In to th® court -
yard, w here they Vere beheaded In the
meaaitime a secret order had been sent to
the Imperial troops to descend u|K>n h
poorly armed rabble of the reformers.
Ti:* fine, well-drilled s Idlers to k the
country people romplet#ly by surprise, but
n< Ihi lotta t-.'.i kd\ fottghl
their wray through and escaped. They
carried nw.y their own wounded but left
1 > • n.l on 4he field and scattered) in
the *r<tn of the city. Thi- cable says
that the -ne of the butchery was fright
THE SCRANTON STRIKERS.
They Nucce©*| in l'©rua!tua Net*
A|en to Mult \A nrk—Only Two
tar® Run !rlrr<l*).
fl-'ranton. Pa . Dec. 2j to the
*ucr**ful work of the scout* of th©
*triking car men ten of the thirteen men
brought on from B>rcua®, N. Y . to tak®
th©lr places were *©n4 home to-day and
to other* were induced to qißt and agree
noi to go back to work One of them
wa* Willing to leave town, hut refui*©*!
tik '.*,• if RIAIMV from tha. atrfker* lie
!akf he w*ui*l walk ©very atep to S>t.i
u*© bvfor** taking money out of the
*triklng treo'iiry. He .!©•* *abl he wa*
told that there wn* no strike h®re. *rvl
that If thing* were not *ti*factory when
h© arrived h©re h.' would be furnished
hi* fare homes. The twelfth man decided
to stay and secure other work. The oth
er man could not Im* ©or r a led hy the
woouts. Three new men were brought In
from .Svr eii© this morning, hut already
two of them have been won over by the
strlkar* The other was kidnaped by a
Only two car* were run in the whole
county to-day. One of the®©, on whl- h
Superintendent I'almeraon wa* motor
man ran off the track at 11 o’clock and
wa* wo badly damaged |i had to he taken
to the barn. No other car was sent to re
pbtc© it and Ml Innrk th® other of
the two car- wa* taken In and housed.
General Manager Silliman waa not
dow rt©iMt hy t-ie of the strik
er*. !!•• say* he can get all tha men he
wants after th© holidays.
A BULLET IN HIS HEART.
\-Knya V*rne That lmrlr* B. \r|-
* Ifna t nrrlrtl Onr I lirrr for
Over Fwr YMra.
Chlt .JKO. Drc. 35.—The Chronic la to-mop*,
ro* will say:
Proof th.*< • man may live with a btl
lel In his h*iri waa aerorilwt by the lira
of the X-ray on Charias B Nelaon of Ca
dillac, Mich., formerly a Chicagoan. who
waa. In l*a**l the central figure In a Rela
tional shooting (hat nearly resulted In
I’nder the fluroscope the ball In Nel
son’ heart coulil be pin inly seen liilnsr
and falttnff with well pul-atlon of the
vital oman. The bullet had been there
•Inee the night of July 1, !*s*>.
The vnysterioua circumstance rur round
itU? the r hooting of Nelaon made It
one of ihe sensational epiaodea In the
hbtory of Chicago. On the night of the
Minot ins Mr. Nei-on waa In company
with Mias Margaret Bt.tplea In Washlng
ton Park. A lt4fero did the shooting. af
ferwar*l escaping. and the mystery sur
founduig the .iffalr waa never cleared.
HtNNt OKMES RETORT.
sets There Wns No laibby al Phila
Cleveland. 0.. Dec. 25.—Senator Hanna
was Informed to-day of a statement which
Jx In circulation to the effect that there
was a powerful lobby In favor of the sub
sidising of American shipping at the Phll
ailelphln convention atid In Washington.
! "The only lobby of that kind I know
: anything about," he said. "Is a lobby of
foreign steamship companies which Is try
ing to defeat the bill. There was no lobby
at Pnlladetphia at all. The subsidy Mil
is h business measure, and there Is no
desire to force It through Congress. We
want It to go through on Its merits. It
has been three years tn preparation, and
haa iwn amended twenty time#. Tbs
President. In all bis masaagea. has urged
the necessity of some such measure, and
It was mad# a plank In the Bt Louts
platform and the Philadelphia platform
cne details are left to Congress to work
foies Arrested lor t aosplrsey.
Vienna. Dec. 25 A dispatch from War
saw aays that fifty-two Polea have been
j arrested there, being accused In a po
* initial conspiracy.
THE COMING PAPER
ENGLAND*® GREAT JOI RN AIJST ON
FI TI HE OF THK I'ltWt.
IMPROVEMENT IS POSSIBLE.
MERELY **%T THK FRINIiK OF .lot R
-lA.ALINTIC UFA KIjOFMCNT.
Me lllsewsaes th* **stmiiltane<tia*'
>r***|tti|trr of the* ’I euf irtli ir
lury—tlnilr Nrn|i*|irr* %A ill Mo
nopolise Incur Fields With Their
Oku Telegraph nnd Fable Lines
nnd Vprt iwl Trnlns.
N w York. Dec. % Alfred If.vrm*wwth
editor ami profaletor **f th** D>:i*lon DH>
Mall, who is a passenger on 4h® Teuton!
due In New ).rk 4o marrow. h.* tvm
tribtiiad to Ihe Januaiy numiwr of the
North American Review an ir(K)* on
w hat he Aills "The* Simultaneous New •
l*npers of th® Twentiath Century." Mr
llarmsworth e\pr*-*-* the oponlon that
In spite of all the that has Im-h
made In the .1. \ ©l>|*m, nt of the news|a
pers hitherto, w*' an* etUI merely at th*
fringe of Journalistic development.
tie o’iq taper lliurtrttion h* ** > ?*:
"An oivtilonii, new-|Hip*r Illustration.
If It can be properly product and Is no doubt
o gH>*l thing, and Is appreciated a.- help*
fui by the read* r; hut many of the present
day Illustrations are quim unnecessary,
and are ni©rel> given a- a matter of hab
it or breaus© rival Journal* use them. *r
even for th© leas urgent re a.-. Min that
there is a certain aimuint of |m. *- to Ik*
de< ora:©*! and attls'H or |>hotngr.iphera t*
le kep occupied. No daily Journal which
rellaa primApaily upon iis Illustration*,
has he©n, in any s< ne. an overwhelming
Mr Harm-worth takes exception tc th©
hopelessly r|uvny shape of the ordinary
"With the newspapers Of the Whole civ
ilised world before rn©." he M*ys. "each
week I look 111 vain for any great im
pressive stroke of originality or daring
We still ding to the clumpy and awkward
shape In which uur newspapers nr© |-
sue.l and ihe man who has attempted to
maniputat© one of them on n windy duv
will h**st appreciate flu* force of my re
marks. By th® u*© of Improved m hln
ery H would be p*.>s|h|e to |n*u© the new*-
paper of the future In what is oiniously
it* proper form—a small, portable and
neatly indexed publication.
The power of the press Is not what It
used to b©. I* Mr. Harmwor<h * opinion
Thi*. he eays. I* especially true of Eng
land, woere the elltorial or leader, which
' was formerly read and quoted by all men
of intelligence. Is now scarcely glanced
a:. The great cry I* for new* Hut
©ven In connection with the dissemination
of news, the press. In Mr. Harrmworth *
Judgment. hi* lost reputation He ©ay*.
‘Toitely there has la-gun a kind of In
ternecine warfare between th** various or
gan* .f the press, by which they very
largely Injure th.-lr own (sisHlons aid
that of their opponent*. An Item of new*
published in one paper I* Immediately dis
credited in another, ami the public, nat
urally enough, come* to tit© nfdnton that
newspapers ar© usually Inaccurate and
toooft*n dismb* a |>erf#*ctly correct stat<-
ment a.* m©r* 'newspaper talk.* **
Mr. llarmsworth pays a high tribute to
the pr©** of th* I'nlted Htates. l>eing.
in one re*i*Mt, far In advance* of the pr -
of his own country.
"The question." h* *ay, "what to put
before the public, and In what manner to
inace It before (hem in one that rail? for
the keeneet acumen and beat JiMlitmcnt
OU the part of the n-wpaper dir**.’tor
Here, undoubtedly, the pres* of the
United rttutea is In aiivame of th.t of
(treat Britain. Hue i newspaper 1a lent
as PulHtfr, I>nna. B-nnett. llearßf. Hay
mond. Joned, <’hll<K Medill. I.iwaon, liw#-
aell, Cummins*. Taylor, II tlsieari. Pat
terson, DeYoung, Hlnglerley, (todkln,
Oreely, M Klway, Wat ter eon and Wil
bur Storey have had but few counter
porta with u*. The Instinct that tell#
what Ir new>. and how the public will
beat take It, Ir not given to every writer
There I# a *rrn art In feeling the puiae
of the people.”
Praaidf tlng who? the Journal* of the
twentieth century will l*e he rvr:
“I feel certain that the newapa|ter of
the twentieth century will be drawn Into
the vortex of combination and centnllxi
tlon In fact, given the man. the capi
ta!, the organ tint lon and the ocraßloo.
there eeeme to !>e no renaot) why oti* or
two newr#j*apera rray not |vns<n£ty dom
inate great wctlcaa of the (*nltes| Atatea.
or aimoet the whole of (Jreat Britain. In
other word*, where there are now a mul
titude of new*paper*—good, had and in
different—there will then te one or w<>
great journala. The method by whl.?h
Much Journala would lie caiahllahe.l woul 1
be precisely those -mployed In the form *
tlon of th* ordinary truat. Possessing ba
own cable*, wires, lißpatch boat* an I
special train*, the alraultaneotiß newspap
er concern wouJd *oon have tta own p*p*r
mill*, printing Ink factor!**. machinery,
shop* and the like.
**The almultaneoua newspaper woul I
represent a standard of excellence which
has never before been attained, and with
lta vast resource* It would be aide to
carry out on an unprecedented scale enter
prises outside of the atrict ncw*j*;*r
thr ninisTi in i44 ißATimr*.
r,rrrstlN of llolllmor* Irroiul
I burrh (|oilo on Cvral.
Baltlmrw*. Doc. 95.—The opening sorvl-r
■nd rone<'rot lon to-day of Ihe Second
Churrh of Christian Sciential* mark* an
epoch In the hltory of Chrietlan Helene*
In ihla city. It I* the thin! Chrlatlan
Kclentlot church between New Y'ork and
Texas, the olher edifice* being loratc.l In
Allania and Fltagerald. (la. The chaie*i
was noi large eroiugh to accommodate the
congregation and visitor*, and at the ser
vice* at H •• m - * ,ml 4 *’• m at .Hiding
room waa at a premium The *ervlce* in
cluded Bible reading*, together with pass
ages from the text book. "Science .nd
I'RIAIDLITI RUHR R IRRIBII.
Miss Itaaboagk of Yoasastne*.
Harrlsa Philip O. Cook.
Youngstown, O-. Dac. 25.—Mi1l Manjle
Stambough, doughtar of Col. and Mr*
Daniel Stambough. and Philip Gerald
Cook, a procninon: lawyer of rterendon.
N Y.. were merrled to-day et the Stem
bough home in Uil* city The bride 1* a
niece of Pregldeot McKinley. i
INTIMIDATED BY NEGROES.
Indiana Inn u (•©( a Taate of \\ hat
tlie Brother In lllaek Is AA hen
He Is Had.
Jeffersonville. Imt. Doc 2.Y— A race war
i* In progress at Cementvlll®, n *na I eia
tlun on the FanhaisU© rad. fi\© mil**#
i.rth of this oil) aid serious trouble Is
exp* , ted Th© negro*** ar© armed and
the w ult©* me k*-©ptng within tknorw to
Th© out tvk began yeaterday aftei
n*K*i when le<* Hunger and John Red
nt(*i;*l negroes. Uvumr intoxlcatea! so*l
smrted 111 to intimidate th© while*. When
thrir insults were resented other negroes
Joined Hanger and Redmond sim! wp*
tur©<! Heislali's aalotat. Nearly tw*n\
hots w©r© flre*l hut no one wa* hurt.
.An appeal by telephone wae mst© fo
H.ierjff Have for help and he drov® to
Ommtvll © and to some extent qule'ed
ti© rtegtxee white he was present. After
us departure another otn break t€k
place snd iti©*<*.igt offer came to
i.i© local poilr© to send men to the town
Ranger wa* shot by Kendall. Imt how
badly Is not known, as he wa* carried
.wav and *©cretcd by his companions
Kendall's life w.* threatened, and atmut
nddnight h nuin ige.l to esca |ie from hi*
e i© and cam© direct to this city, awak
• nlng I'r.wn * utor Montgomery, and l*rg
ytng him l !**• warrants and have
deputy sheriffs sworn In to serve them*
It w .tim<d daylight when the com
munity became quiet, the negro©* having
everything their own way. Bn far to-day
no outbreak has taken place. The whites
are Intimidated to such an extent that
they or** using every passible precaution
to prevent a **olll*lon.
Hot nf -l**-.*r*R r*iiiiiil In Auditor*®
4 iill In tli© ONI*-© In A\ lileh He
%\ tt ■ n t lerk.
Frankfort, Ky . I*®c. % -One at th®
clerk* In the Rial© Auditor’* office. In
©©arching ihe vault for old reconla to-day,
f'iui.l a cartridge !>ox containing eight
metal-patclicd ~m"k* , te*>4|Hwd*T cart
ridge". .TH-iT* caliber, exa*tly
to th© bullet found in the tiackl©rry tree
iii wliich wh t©i!©v©d to have imnwil
through Senator Goebel * biMly. Th© *lg
nlttrance of the dDovry He* in th® fact
that Henry Yruiaey. convicted of (Mirttcl
pitlng In the Goebel a*<4a**lnatlon in 4>c
tooer, wm a cleik in the Auditor'* office
at the Urn© of the a®*. urination, and had
arc©#* to the vault where th® cartrldg®*
were found, and that Georg© Barn®*, an
other clerk In the offic*, testified h® saw
Youtsey with a bog of cartridge*.
FAVORS EtMOPfcA* ALLIANCE.
A lean* Journnll®! I>ra*va Atteatlow
In Ataeries'® lo©renting airetmfh.
laondon. I)®c, 2S -The Tim®*’ Vienna
•T’ndar the title ‘F7uropean Keonomlcal
Alliance.* I'oul leHoy Iteaueneii In the
Neu© Wleoer Tageblatl, after reelting
America's !n>men*e resources and growing
" ‘They may henceforth be retarded a*
th© first Industrial nation, and the su
periority will become striking year hy
year The I f nl*ed Rtwtes frill, moreover,
soon have a consider®bl® mercantile ma
rine. American* are already accustom
ed 4o regard European*, more particu
larly Pori inentals. In about Ihe same
light a* orientals, who vegetal® In dream®
of th© past.* "
"ll© jMiint* out that European states In
dividually are comparatively restricted
•s :o market* <mo! • •*••• t • dlv
• lon of labor to th© utmost limit*, and h©
suggest* an economl*®| alliance and the
regulation of tariff* by a laermanent Eu
ropeun commission. The eommerclal eo
op©rallon, he think*, mlgiit l©.d to grad
ual t©ductton of armamcrM."
AT % IIHI .It TIIMFK MIA.
Soldier ( rarrd With Brink Mnntida
Washington, I>ec. 26- Prcnxled by
<lrink. James fa. MTtonoufh. a private
soldier t Fort Washington this after
noon sUic ksd a sergeant and four pri
vates at the post, wh attempted to place
him under arrest and stabbed three of
the party with a bayonet which he had
con* * .tied under his c*at.
The attack was entirely unlooked for
and as a result H+*rg<. J !*. Hiaab Is dan
gerously wounded In the left breast. Two
other soldiers were also victim* of Ihe
Infuriated man. one sustaining a painful
wound In th* arm and another being
•tabbed In (he should* r McDonough
then e*ri*ed but w:is later captured In
this elty. He is *1 foreigner by birth.
HKUIITRI C-I.RNKS sTHIi k.
( hleeno F*llHee Employe* Tired
of ttiirktn* Over llonre.
Chicago. Dee. 25. -A *irlke among th*
clerks of Ihe registry deportment of Ihe
postoffice yesterday menaced for a time
(he prompt delivery of thousands of
Christmas gifts. Extra hour* of work
was Ihe grievance of a score of opera
tive*. w>o during the h'dllay* have been
compelled to labor fourteen hour* a day.
The trouble we* quickly adjusted by the
poatofllce authorities, who suspended the
leaders of thr strikers. The rank and
file of the protesting clerk* then returned
to their labor* Superintendent Rlarr of
the registry depariment sakl:
"The mail* were floated this year and
there I* no other way <han to make (he
clerks work. We are handling I* per
cent more work (hi* year than In IIW f
h ve thirly-etx m n es|*t|ng he regular
force and 1 wi.uld odd more but for (h*
fact that (here are no e*|erlenced hand*
available and I c.inont break In green
IIRItm 4TKII IN ROIMIKR.
Thai City Claim* Credit for Rika
( brl.lms. Charily.
Boanohe. Va.. Dec. 26—Th* Idea of th*
Order of Elk* giving Christmas cheer to
th* poor origins :ed In Roanoke several
years ago and Is now a custom through
out the entire country where thtra are
any Eiks To-day ’he order fed mof
R.wxnnke - * poor In Aseemhly Hall. Bev.
rrel long sables were In the middle of tha
building and HR* vis, tors looked on. Th#
dlnuer coal over lI.KR
DAILY, ts A Y KAIL
h CENTft A r*oPT
WEEKLY S-TIMRR-A-WKBK.iI A TEAR
A LOVELY CHRISTMAS
nr.t tifi *. k t nit n PttßVktusa
TMIS WORLD OVER.
MANY DEEDS OF KINDNESS.
<'h*r*tv *xtn (tomt will Htiucni
THK tin Gr.VKHALLY.
-nlrntton Irnj F.4 ThioMu*. In
Yrn * ark nurt Olh-r CUrl—...tßnrr
Ron-, n-nt In *,, Fork f-r
rxrt.lnu nut. Tknn K, -r lt.tm
nan Hnr. *r 4 harlt,—K am.
In.- nf D-.lliaUun W.nt I near-n
Nw York Ij— K —On, of rhn eblaf
fratur*. of nirtiim. it*y t n N-w Ynrk
rt*> a n.l It. vicinity nr., th* waathar,
wtilch nan clr.r ami nlmori aprtncllka.
Th- church-, w-r- ilirung-a with wor
ahlp-r. and th- tr-at, of th city flllad
•tth m-rry throne* of mrn. woman and
chtktr-n who l-ft th- Ghrl.tmaa tr-an In
th-tr hititin and ant out for a breath of
th- Invigorating atmniph-r-.
It la aattmaivd <hnt more mo nay Wat
.|Mtnt in rtirl.tma, gift, thla y-ar In
N+w York thnn -y-r t>-for- and th- aamo
la tru- In r-xard to rharltnhta gift*. U
wa only hacau.a a caw) of d-atUuttan
*" k-|H hlddrn that tha unfortunglaa
w-rr noa >upi>llrd with Phrtximaa ch—r.
Of all Ih- ,l f'hrlatma, f-a.tn that of
th- Halvatlon Army at Madtaon Kqu.ro
Gard-n thl, -v-nittg waa lh larg-at. A
iMtunllftil Chriaamaa dlnn-r waa rv-d to
alioi ll l.oixi p-rona. m-n, woman and
-hllitr-n. Tha coat w.ta d-fmyrd from
tha fund of mlmmii *H>i collccl.,l hy tha
army, through tha kcttlaa which for aav
-rnt wraka hova hung from trt|la In ro
rioti. taarxa of th- city to racrlva contri
butions lo k—p th- chriatmoa pot boil
FKD I,Mm AT l I.KVRI.4XIt,
W-nnlor tlannn Xlnkaa an titdr-aa la
doralna -111. niton trim'. Work.
4'l-valand. 0.. It—. St.—Th- Halvatlon
Army f-d I wn poor |n-opl- to-day In tha
Gr.ija Armory. Twcnly-fiva ion tahl-a
w-r- u— <l. eovrr-d with pup-r and fur
nlah-t with tin dtah-a. A larg- —quad of
poll— tool a luiay Jim- k—plng th- man
and boya In g.mt ord-r K-nator Hanna,
who la a at.nunch frland of tha Kalvatlon
Army, war pr-arnt and waa gra-trd with
cKwrr H- mad- a abort *p—ch. tn whirl*
"Chrlatmaa should l>a a happy day. can
aacratad to tha hlghaat artitimanta of trua
l oapptn-aa. It altould ha confined to no
j class or a—t. hut ha ■onaacratad to Him
who cam- to aatth fot all man.
“It la a happy day. mad- by these kind
amt noble men and women, whom I call
prictlra; chriallana. I am glad to have
occasion lo -apr-aa my apprerlallon of
tha Salvation Army It la ihe klndrr
garten of rbrlallanlty.
"It fulfills h- nemla that other Inail
tutlona fall to till. It gives an opportun
ity to those who havu none; It lays tha
foundation of law and good order; U ad
vances higher rlvillaatton and tha rtty
of Cleveland la fortunate In having such
m hand nf Chriarian workers Thla labor
to lie entlrvly aucccaaftil should have lha
au|)port of all go-d cttla-na; tli-r-fore.
my fri-nds, renew your allegiance and
give your euiamrt In thla grand work
"May that Ideas all tha— In this lahor
and tnay w- all Join Ik (ha fulfilment of
the hlgh-r promise "
The food <Hspc-l of ronslated of 2.KXI
poural" of turkey, z >**t pouiwls or -niciten,
I.JOI pounds of |rk, 7i Imahela of pota
toes. Ist loaves of hr-ad. TSrt head- of
cwtdiage. Kit gallons of tvtffew and kxt
PHOYIIIKO 15.1*10 PBU'.VB.
At. Isouls* Hie *es*iaper Bea a
(great Haj’a Work.
flt isouls. Dec. 35 —lnmates of the vari
ous eleemosynary an*l corrective Inetltu
llont of the city enjoyed rhrlstmna along
with the rest of the world to-day. Th*m
were special celebration*. In all of which
religious service* were a feature. The
Dost-Dispatch provided dinners for
the pom In different parts of the city.
THR DAI AT THR CAPITAL
President aad Mr*. MeKlsley *pent
a Qalet ( brlatmaa.
Waahifigton. I>ec. rTrietmas waa
generally obaerved here, all of the
churches holding si*ecial servieen. A.t thn
While House the Tresldent and Mr*. Me-
Klidey dined alone, and spent a good
iart of the day togedher In their prlvwtn
apartments In the afternoon several par
aonal friends called, but remained only a
aiiort time Tire government'* df*rt
mmtH were eloaed aivi until late In the
day the streets presented an Almost de
(*HHIMTM %a I* PHAXCI. •
Parlslss* relehraled It la (karae*
Parts. Dec. .-Thrlfimtdlda was fa
vored In France with bright, cheatfkl
weather, and Parisians celehrtMad It In
characteristic fashion. All the reataurant•
and cafes were crammed (’hfiatmaa ava
with festive supper parties, which did not
disperse until early this morning. At
midnight ma**e* with apeclal musical
attraction*, filled the leading churchsa to
overflowing A roaring trade, greatly
In excess of that of previous years, waa
done by booth holder* on the Ixmlevardi.
- - - m a- ■—r
IIF. MILL FAY AO CAH.
Hrr.lt.r Or4-r f < lio-M
Frlvnda Is Totally llankrapt.
Indiana poll*. Ind.. D-c . Bwalrtg
Clark of th* Ordar of Choasn Krlaoda
ha* r*turn*d from N*w York, wharo ho
aM-urd h* bond of th* dataulilng tr**a
urar. Wilton, of Kotrark. and th* c*rtM
cat** of t ork In ih* Chosan Frtcnda
Building and Loan Aaaoclatlon, but i
cash H* says thar* la a mlatakan Im
pression that th*r* will ho aomothlng to
pay from th* r*r*tv*nhtp. Ho will not
poy o ront and th* rocatvorahtp waa er
at*d to pr*v*ni th* poymant of nm
Awoty by policy-holdoro,