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VGL III, NO. 213.
NEWPORT NEWS, VA., TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER ?T?
I* R I fTF SINGLE COPY, TWO CENTS
I iVXvyXLi ONE WEEK. TEN CENTS.
HOLIDAY AT BUCKROE
Workmen Celebrate Labor
Day at This Resort.
WINNERS OF THE PRIZES
List of Tlitmc Who ICxeelle.l huhu ContftBiK.
Tho.laiiiHlHor fioole at I he ISnncll,
mi.l i:\erjbo.ly Hu,I u
Yesterday was Labor Day, and the
men who ? earn their bread by the
sweat of their brows" laid down their
tools and celebrated the holiday. The
shipyard closed dawn, and the postor
tice, custom bouse, banks and other
places of business were also closed.
Buekroe Beach was the Mecca for
thousands. From early in tin- morn?
ing till him at night the electric cars
carried people to and from ibis resort.
It was at Buekroe Beach thai th.- va?
rious labor uni,ms of Ibis city cele?
brated tin- holiday, and. judging by the
large croud that was there, a majority
"f the .id.' in Newport News joined
in celebrating the day set apun by the
Cngress of th.- roiled Stales as a day
of r,-st and recreation for workingmen.
Aside from the usual attractions at
Buekroe Beach, there was a program
arranged for I be occasion by tin- eaui
rniltoe representing tlie labor unions,
which consisted of contests for prizes'
Tin- hour fixed fur opening lie1 com.-sis
was - o'clock, but iV>r some reason it
was delayed and ib.- last number on the
program was not reached lib long after
sun down. These contests were wii
mu. b interest in ibem. The prfzes were
donated by local merchants and busi?
Besides the people who went to Buek?
roe Beach-yesterday there wen- munv
fi im Hampton and fticbinond. ft
would be dillicult i., estimate lie- num?
ber ,.r .pie ii-i, . visited tiie resorl
during lie- day. as Hey were coming
and going at! day. but at one time in
the evening tb.-ie were probably as
many as fi.UOO people en He- grounds.
The amusements were divei-siried. Some
rode ,n the "merry-go-round." oil,eis
shot the chutes and slit lot leas danced
In the pavillbm. There were amuse?
ments galore and everybody seemed lo
enjoy the outing.
Not an accident marred lie- pleasure
of ibe day, and notliv, ithstanding the
tact that the travel was heavy the
Newport Nev it. Itai...n .s. did Point
Electric i:ail..av C-inpuny handled the
crowd with .-.arprisitig dispatch. Bvcry
car Ibe company has was pressed into
Th.- principal attraction at Buekroe
Beach in ibe morning was ibe game of
ball between tie- Young Americans and
a nine from the shipyard. The gamp
resulted in a victory for the Young
Americans by a score of il to 2. For a
while it looked as if the shipyard team
would lie shut out. but in the sixth and
seventh innings they pulled themselves
together and succeeded in getting two
men across lie rubber.
Following is ibe scoe by innings:
Young Americans .. I IJ?Oil-Sli .!?'.'
Shipyard.IVO 0 H I) I 10 I?L'
Butteries: Young Americans?Oilpin
and M-..,uro!eoni: Shipyard?Reagan and
Bland ford. j
In Newport News the holiday uns
.quietly observed, there being no dem?
onstrations of any kind. The weather
was oppressive, t hough the sun was ob?
scured ai intervals and there was a
mild breeze stirring.
it it 11: i s. - j
"Mrs. T. II. Sharp and children have]
returned fem an extended visit in rel?
atives in l.ynebburg.
Mrs. T. I.. Adams roiiirne.. last even?
ing from a visii I . relatives in l.yneb?
C'.eneral Yardmaster 10. 1. Ford' ar?
rived last evening from a vacation
spent in Chicago and other Western
.Mr. Fred F. Alb n. the druggist, left
for his home in Staunten last evenii g.
Mr. Allen has 1.n sun'-ring With mala?
rial fev.-r and has gone in the moun?
tains io recuperaie.
Miss Katie Coblirn is critically ill
with typhoid fever al ibe borne of her
aunt. Mrs. Wade. No. Slit Twenty
elKhlb street. Fast End. Her mother
arrived iu re from Omaha. Neb.. Satur?
day lo be ;.n ibe bedside of her daugh
foree. yesterday m .rning arrested Hap?
py Charles lliighes ?a the .barge ..!
stealing clothing from Bloodfield merch?
ants, in Justice Ford's court lluglus
was sentenced io serve forty Jays in
The preliminary hearing in the shoot?
ing of Private Geiger, -of Battery C,
Pennsylvania Artillery, by Policeman
Mitchell some weeks ago. was opened
Sri the Police Curt yesterday, Eye
ivithesses to the affair gave their testi?
mony in the afternoon, but it was found
necessary to' have other witnesses and
the bearing was postponed indefinitely.
Sam Boiling, president of the Labor?
ers Bright Star Beneficial Association,
an organization composed of colored
men. swore out a warrant this morn?
ing against A. A. Hall, lb.- treasurer,
charging him with the larceny ot S.2ii.2?,
the funds of the association. The war?
rant wus placed in the hands of an of?
ficer in Bloodfield, where Hall was last
Commit it-e Did Nor. MrP'.
The Citizens' Executive Committee
did not bold a meeting at the lire de?
partment building last night, as there
was not a quorum present. Mayor A.
A. Moss and (Jouiiciliiieii A. F? Burchi r
and B. J. Mac-key and ex-Councilman
W. ?'. Wilkie and Mr W. O. Bur?
gess waited some time for the
other members, but they did nut put in
'an appearance. There is considerable
business lo be transacted and it will be
necessary for Chairman I>. S. Jones to
call a meeting for some night this we, k.
Cfiiaimou Coiuittil At.-elH 'I'..night.
The Common Council will .meet in
regular Session tonight. This will bo an
important meeting, as several matters
of importance will come up for consid?
eration. Probably the most Important
question Tor Hie council lo solve will be
the matter of making curb connection
to the sewer mains, for it will have to
be determined whether Mr. Alexander
Flitter, the supervising architect, shall
superintend this work and receive a
compensation ..f ill-- per cent.
Wlritiom in Everything.
The "Mosquito" was created to in?
habit malarial districts and to destroy
that germ or disease. "I.averoyal" was
created to destroy the mosquitos; it is
absolutely the only preparation that 1:
pleasant, easy to use and sure .to kill.
Price 10c a bottle. W. G. BURGESS,
tiOSPfcl. AND LAW.
v. T. .1. MticK-tiy 1'renclieM ?n Snlilmlb |
lev. Thomas J. Mac-Kay. pastor of
e Second Baptist church, preached
a large congregation Sun-day eve
: on the subject. ?'The Gospel Appli
the Laws of Our City." Among oth- |
things he said:
I could never understand how men
n confine the gospel of Christ within
the lour walls .if the church, when the
first u.o-d of the gospel is 'K".' which
lews its aggressiveness and spirit of
rogress. The gospel cuts the hounds
ml allows it to enter every avenue of
fe. enter the hovel as well as the!
palace. Have you ever successfully"
'topped the sunlight of God from enter?
ing into your homes? No: it will en?
ter through some small crevice: All
the agencies man has invented .in.- a
failure in stopping the onward ?iiove
ments of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
c gospel is Iik>- the sun at high noon
--it enters the prison as .well as the
church, the home as well as society.
"The trouble is men want a gospel
that will conform to the idea of the
people: but the gospel demands that
the people ronform tu it. Some persons |
remind tue of the fellow who wrote a j
book entitled The Making and Compo?
sition of God* a-iul then boasted that no
other man had found the secret. We
do want a gospel of profundity, for pro- j
fluidity is mind. Wo want it so clear
that it will shine into the heart-; ol
till men. including our city otlieials
elected by the people.
?"Mere is a matter in law I citnitci
understand, hut probably my mental
faculties are lacking. Why is it that
a policeman who desires to do
duty is compelled to stand outside of |
a drug stoiv and see the open violation
of the law* and dato not arrest the
druggist ..without a warrant from
higher authority? Vet if a poor man
comes down the street oYoreome with
drink the' olticer is compelled to arrest
him. Why Is this? 1 tin: told our city
otlieials say it is necessary to keep -t
drug store open on Sabbath. .May not
not the saloon keeper say the same
thing? Where did this idea of neces?
sity i'otne from? What does the law
say? I cannot so.- i: anywhere men?
tioned that soda water is a medicine.
Neither the mayor nor any other chv
ollieinl has the right to sot. aside the
laws of Clod anil of Stale, and 1 do
mand that thev 1.nforced or re?
'??Here isan instance of the law of
necessity as it is enforced: A poor
working titan desires to build -a boat
to lake his family on the river. He
builds it in Iiis back yard, for he can?
not afford to buy one or lose tin- lime
during He- week, and ho works on .Sun?
day. A fmlieeman arrests hint aid he
is lined, for what? For doing just
what our shipyards are doing, building |
boats on tie- Sabbath. Is there a 1:
for the pom- and another for the rie
Work in built eases is :i necessity, if it
is a necessity tit all.
?'Men condemn the p.dice court,
want to say .le.it my experience leac
me that behind the stern fa.f Judge
Itrown you will lind a lender spot for
any. who will show the least sign'
of trying to reform.
'?Von hail li. tti-r look behind the court 1
into the prison. There you will hud
boys sitting at"the feet of old crim?
inals learning their lesson in crime.
Where arc the parents of these boys?
"Let the gospel apply to the enforce?
ment of our laws."
I'M Ice Court.,
Justice lirown disposed of
ins cases in the Police Cur
lined and costs.
$2 and costs.
Tom Jones. Richard Grav. Charles
Powell, shooting crap; rlned $:! and
Willis Jackson Handln, assault r
battery: lined $10 anil costs.
All - it flreen. assault and battery:
fined $10 and costs.
Pansy Kasl.-y. petty larcenv; ordered
to leave the city.
Minerva Allen, peace warrant; be
of $.*.imi :",.r six mnntfts required.
Lottie Iturch. hooping house of :11
fame: cimiimied. v
Worn Kevins on Another Itiiil.ltiic,
Ground was boken yesterday morn-1
ing on lhe new ship chandlery
which will he built by Mr. S. Key
on the property at the southwest e
nor of Twenty-fifth (street and Wash?
Tie- new building will bo three sto
high, constructed of brick and will be]
iii with ,-i cellar extending under lb.
sidewalk*. The building alone will,-.
lie corner on which Mr. Reynor
huilding is one of tin- most desirable
w port News. The w hole square
ned by the Old O.rmininn Land Cot
ny, ill.- Warwick Hotel occupying!
? West avenue front.
-ftliru-ick Cotlliry 1'HeKUteM.
Pursuant to the call of'Chairman S.
A. Morse, the Republican county con?
vention was Inld at Warwick Court?
house yesterday at noon ami elected
six delegates to the Congressional con?
vention which will lie held in Norfolk
tomorrow to name a candidate for
Congress. The delegates chosen were;
S.-A. Morse, 35. W. Lee. J. W. Freeman,
Richard Hughes, N. F. Ranks tir.J
Charles Fields, all colored. These dele?
gates arc opposed to the nomination of
Dr. R. A. Wise. S. A. Morse was i*o
elect.ei'l county chairman and fj. VV.
I.oe was ehosen as a member of the dis?
trict couiiml.tcee. .
Ordered to.lolo I1U Company, y
Fist Lieutenant W. L. Hillyer, of the
Huntington Hilles or company C. is the
commanil is designated in the Fourth
Virginia regiment, who has been in the
city for the last three months recruit?
ing for the regiment. yesterday re?
ceived orders lo report to Camp Cuba
Libre anil join his company. Lleuien
ant Hillyer will leave for Jacksonville
some time this week.
It is now* settled that the Fourth Vir?
ginia regiment will go to Cuba with
General bee's corps to do garrison duly.
Overcome by (.'a**,
While two men in the employ if the
Newport News Gas Company were
making a connection with the main
pipe tit the corner of Lafayette avenue
and Twenty-eighth street yesterday
afternoon they were overcome by es?
caping gas. One man lost conscious?
ness, lud the other had enough presence
of mind to pull him out of the ditch
and thus save him from asphixiatio.L
Dr. B? It. Gary rendered the necessary
medical at lent ion. The men went soon
restored to consciousness.
Souvenirs, Vases, till sorts Funf v
ADAMS' RACKET STORE.
Duffey's Malt Whiskey sO cents per
bottle, other case goods In proportion.
Mugler'a Family Liquor Store. au30-lm
Beautiful . Rlown Tumblers 60c doz.
ADAMS' RACKET STORE
STRUCK BY A TRAMP
British Vessel Crashes Into
HOLE IN HER STERN
Converted Yuytit'Cyrein. Keuched Neiir the
Hygtila Halft In Or.Irr to Kii p
U.r from .Sinking.
No I.Ivch LOHt.
Hie converted yacht Cyrene met with
an accident yesterday afternoon which
made it necessary to beach her in order
to prevent her from sinking. She now
lies with her nose well up in the sand a
short distance above the Hygvia Hotel.
The extent of the damage she sustain?
ed ha.s not yet been determined, or. if
so. has not been made known. Jt was
learned last night, however, that she
has a large bole stove in her stern.
The accident lo the vessel was caused
by her backing int.. a passing mer?
chantman. For some time she had
boon lying off the small pier above ibe
Hygeia tilling her bunkers. When the
work was finished she began to back
out toward the Rip-Raps und was snrni
making considerable stern way. Strange
to relate, no one n;i the yacht caught
sight of a British si :.. which was pass?
ing at the time b: : a short distance
away front the Cyn e. The sailors
aboard the nierchr.; iman saw the
yacht, but thought she would stop Ire
fore reaching the danger point. But
she did not. and before it was possible
to prevent an accident the yacht and
the tramp came together, the latter
punching a largo hule in the Cyrene's
A moment of supreme excitement fol?
lowed, in the midst of which orders
were given to beach the Cyrene. which
WILL OPEN NEXT WEEK,
Theatrical Season Itrglns in Till? City
The theatrical season in Newport
News will I..- inaugurated a| lie
Opera Mouse Tuesday. September 13.
by COben and Graham's Company, in
that amusing comedy. "The Strange
Adventures of Miss Brown."
Manager Hooker negotiated with his
I... .kin:: agents. Merrs. Flaw & Krlati
ger. of New York, for a first ,-lass open?
ing at traction and they gave loin Miss
Brow o to stai 1 with.
The attractions booked for this sea?
son are-is a rule supcri ,r to those seen
hen- last year, although sane- of I he
gems that drew crowded boose on pre.
vious occasions are among the shows
Three fii-st class minstrel companies
have already been booked and several
repertoire organizations have been giv?
en a week's booking.
It.jajn.ana.ger Booker's aim to aver?
age at least two performa"nc>s a ' week
during the entire season. If the pat?
ronage justifies this arrangement, New?
port News will have the picket jJ?o at?
traction* that play Richmond' and Nor?
folk for the season of thirty weeks.
The following is a completed list of
the bookings arranged to dale, all of
which play the Academy of Music.
Richmond, and Academe of Alusie. Nor?
Chen & Graham's ??Strange Adven?
tures of .Miss Brown."
Lorenza Brothers, in ??Brother Against
Brother.Phe Dog Spy. "The Mexican
Express," "Mary's Devotion," Back
from the Dead." and the "Planter's
Bobby Graham, in "A Parlor Match."
Daniel Darleig'h. as Si Stebbins, in
"Back on the Farm."
Peruchi & Beldeni Company, in week
Matt and Phil ou? Ott Brothers?in
Smyth & Rice's "My Friend frtom In?
dia." starring Frederick Bond.
Georgia Minstrels?Richard and Prin
gh-'s and Ruse , and Holland Minstrels.
"Jewel, the Magician," the New Xoik
Newton Beers, in "Lost in London."
A. <..'. Scannnon's "Side Track? d"
The "only" Joe Ott. in "Booking for
Dave Marion's "A Rabbit's Foot Corn
l-foyl's "A Texas Steer." A. R. Will?
Rice .vi Barton's Extravaganza Com?
Black Patti Troubadours,
lloyt's "A Bunch of Keys."
Murrv &- Mack, in "Finnegan's Ball."
Cosgrove's "The Dazzler."
I 'leveland-Wiison Minstrels.
G o ioil's Minstrels.
Oliver and Kate Byron, in "Across
Blaney's "A Hired Girl."
SoealtirlitRH 1" the Tolls.
Apostolos Socalardies. the Creek who
'stabbed Patrolman C. B. Crafford sev?
eral years ago and who. was shot twice
by the policeman, is in the toils. lie
was drunk and disorderly on the streets
yesterday afternoon and Policeman J.
E. Gray put him under arrest and
lodged him in jail. Socalardies was
tried and convicted in the Corporation
(' uri and given two. years in the peni?
tentiary. He finished serving his sen?
tence over a year ago.
Order?.! to Omaha.
?Major Kats, chief of the commissary
base recently established in Newport
News, has been ordered to report to
Omaha with bis two nssislaTits for sub?
sistence duty at that point.
The base now has offices in the Citi?
zens and Marine .Sank Building and a
large quantity of furniture and station?
ery was received from Washington only
a few days ago.
The major, accompanied by bis clerk.
Mr. Ncunieyer and Ordnance Sergeant
Fa vier, will leave f,,r Omaha sometime
Fancy hair gal. Porcelain Pitchers -
ADAMS' RACKET STORE..
Niagara lOiIiHiin.l Ketttratfia.
The next personally conduct."1 tour
to Niagara Falls. Buffalo. Geneva, Ro?
chester and Wa.kins 'lien will leave
limore steamers and the Baltimore
obi.. R. R. (Royal Blue Line). Wednes?
day, September 7th. Round trip from
Norfolk $lS.co. Tickets limited f .i :l
days. Stopovers permitted on lelurn
journey. For tickets and further infor?
mation apply i...
ARTHUR G. LEWIS. "
S. P. A. B. & O. R. R.
Under Atlantic Hotel. aop?-Gt.
Y HI,LOW FEVER SITUATION.
Stales of Alabama ami Mississippi
Quarantined Against New Orleans.
NEW ORLEANS, Sept. ?.?Dr. Cu?
ter, of the marine hospital service, ar?
rived, today from Franklin and worn
lo see the two eases which Or. Putin,
of Mississippi, thought were yellow
fever. He had no hesitation in saying
that one of the cases was by no means
yellow fever. The other case was well
studied, there being no doubt concern?
ing it, and he may announce a decision
tomorrow. The local experts are lirm
in the belief that neither case is yel?
low fever, and have full conlidence
that their decision will be maintained.
The Mississippi towns along the gulf
coast have refused to join in the vig?
orous quarantine established by that
stjtte, and have announced that they
w ill maintain daylight- communication
with New Orleans.
MOBILE. ALA.. Sept. 5.-=-Tho Mobile
board of health today advised that the
St,ate of Alabama declare quam-itlne
against persons and baggage from New
Orleans until the suspicious cases in
New Orleans are pronounced upon.
State Health Officer .Sanders advised
Governor Johnston, who Is now here
to the same effect, and the governor
this afternoon issued a. . proclamation
declaring the quarantine as suggested.
MERIDIAN, MISS.. Sept. 5.?Two
suspicious coses o?*fever are under
surveilance, seven miles west of this
city. They are negroes who come to
.Meridian some days ago and were tak?
en sick with fever a few davs after
they arrived. Dr. IL S. Gully, nem
lier of the state 'board of health, lu.s
the cases in charge awaiting develop?
A strict quarantine is being enforced
"by the State of Mississippi against Now
JACKSON. MISS.-! Sept. 5.?The city
of Jackson hits established a urict
quarantine on all Classes of tr-stlllc
against New- Orleans. No trains on the
Illinois Central railroad are allowed to
slop within the city limits.
The suspicious foyer reported from
the Bear Crock neighborhood in Coptsh
county, has been;. investigated and
found lo be of a malarial type.
tine suspicious dttsc is reported at
Muridian and is being investigated. "
MONTGOMERY;? ALA.. Sept. ".?
Pending the investigation of the te
jiorled suspicious cases of yellow ;evar
at New Orleans, Montgomery has put
on a quarantine against that city.
TRIAL BY COCRTMARTIAL.
Chaplain of the Oregon Charged With
Conduct Unbecoming an Officer.
WASlllNGTON.\,Sept. 5.?Ever since
the printed reports of the sensational
uttotances of Navta Chaplain Joseph P.
Mclntyre reached-?ho Navy Depart?
ment the- otlieials .pave been making a
quiet inquiry intojthe accuracy v>f Un?
tie w spa per publicist ions.
'I'he chaplain. y*bo was attached to
the Oregon and was on hoard when the
battle of July":!rd'was fought, was ac
ciedited with some savage criticism of
Admiral Sampson, Cnpiuin Evans and
various other officers of the American
fleet, "asserting that to the men
atone belonged the .victory achiev?
ed over the Spanish squadron. He was
particularly severe on Captain Robley
D. Evans, who .he charged with cow?
ardice. Apparently the Navy Depart?
ment' ha's ' tf?w' s-.rt'isfted Itself that the
chaplain really uttered the language
ascribed to him, for it has ordered his
trial by eourtmartlal on charges preju?
dicial to good order and discipline and
unbecoming an officer.
The chaplain is now on a leave of ab?
sence in Denver.
DENIED BT THE CHAPLAIN.
SAN FRANCISCO. Sept. 5.?Chaplain
Joseph P. Mclntyre. reported in an As?
sociated Press dispatch from Wash'ng
ton as having been ordered courtmar
tialed for certain utterances said to
have been made by him against a na
va. officer, arrived here some days ago.
He professed to be greatly surprised
when told of the action of ilie depart?
ment and says he has been misquoted
and misrepresented by the newspapers,
and that the reported interview with
him, published in several eastern pa?
pers, were garbled.
O. A. R. ENCAMPMENT.
Attendance and Successful Progress of
Events Surpass Expectations.
CINCINNATI. Sept. 5.?The opining
day of the thirty-second annual en?
campment of the G. A. R. surpassed
expectations in the attendance and In
the successful progress of events. Ex?
cursionists have been arriving by the
thousands for the past two days, and
with the arrival today of the Com?
mander-in-chief, abbin, und his staff.
Mrs. S. J.- Martin, president of tin- W.
C. A.. Mrs. Flora N. Davery, president
of the ladies of the G. A. R? Mrs. Jen?
nie Laird, president of the Ladies' Na?
val Association, and their respective
staffs of ladies, of candidates and their
respective followers in the contest for
the election of cpmmander-in-chief and
others, the national encampment of
1S1IS was in full blast on the firs; day.
The large music hall was fllled to its
limit at the naval carnpnre tonight,
while receptions and reunions were go?
ing on at other places all over the city.
MICHAEL DEFEATS LINT?N.
NEW YOKE.Sept. 5,-On the Mtinhnt
tan Reach track this afternoon Michael
heat Linton by two miles and SiiO yards
in a one-hour -unlimited pace race.
Michael covered S" 1-3 miles. Linien
stopped riding in the thirty-first mile.
Linton cut out. with some exceedingly
fust work in the beginning of the con?
test, and smashed all existing records
from the second up to the eleventh
mile, which he covered in IS minutes
and 41!'seconds. This was 8 1-5 seconds
heller than his own world's record.
Michael was two sec'onds slower than
Linton. but also ahead of the record at
this point. He.th were behind the rec?
ord in the twelfth mile.'but in the thir?
teenth Hie record or 22.21 1-? held by
Harry Elks, of Glenns Falls. N. Y..
was beaten. Michael did the distance
in 22.IS and Linton's time was 22.203-5.
From this stage until the end of the
r.n ? Hike's time was not touched by
WASHINGTON. Sept. 5.?Secretary
Algor today received the following;
??I'amp Montauk Point.
"Secretary . f War: I have made a
thorough inspection or the camp today.
The st.-am laundry for hospitals in full
operation: water works are again work?
ing satisfactorily; the health of the
troops improving: visit of the President
w as very beneficial.
"WH EELER. Commanding."
SHAFT ER ASSUMES COMMAND.
WASHINGTON'. Sept. E.?Adjutant
General Corbin received a dispatch lale
tonight from General Shafter announc?
ing Unit he had assumed command of
Camp Wikoff. at Montauk Point.
Buy Fruit Jars and extra Fruit Jar
Rubbers at A
ADAMS' RACKET STORE.
Senator from Porto Rico Re?
fuses to Attend.
DEVOID OF SENSATIONS
ttiupon-rrliig tho Mlnlntrr? I? It. -
Suvcre'Buty Out Kixulali
Colotilen l>lK.'ii?4fu In Sn
MADRID. Sept. 5.?The chambers as
cmblcd here today.
At the opening of the Senate the soe
etary rend letter I'run Senor Rodri?
guez. Senator from Porto Rico, refusing
to obey the summons t.. attend.
The premier, Senur Sagasta, arraved
in the insignia of bis ..die.', as.'ended
Ibe tribune and read the decree author?
izing the government to present lo the
chamber a draft .if a law empowering
Hie ministers in renounce sovereignty
over H.Ionics, in conformity with
the slipulntio'iiK of ibe peace prelimina?
ries' between Spain and the United
The president of the Senate proposed
a secret discussion of the decree and
despite tin- protests 4" some Senators
ordered that tie- galleries be cleared,
rhich was .lone amid loud murmurs of
The chamber soon became involved in
i discussion of pr. ss censorship, and a
deputy inquired the motive underlying
circular which General Chinchilla,
iptiiin general of Madrid, has address
1 to newspapers, regulating their re
iris of the sessions of the Cries,
lie declared itint the censorship was
inconsistently applied and flint the ef
n't of the circular was to punish possi
? le errors in advance.
Those who cX|.ted sensational
cencs on the reopening of the ciiiiiii
lers were disappointed. The genera!
public seems imlifforeiit. The people at
?ge are apparently cii'iiviiiced thai
Spain must accede to whatever ibe Uni?
ted States demands.
At the . lose of the censorship discus?
sion, in which deputies win. are Jour?
nalists protested emphatically against
ibe attitude of the government. Senor
Romero y Kohl.'do accused ib.- govern?
ment ,.f illegality in continuing the sus?
pension of the constitutional guarant. es
aller ibe reopening of the Tories. He
demanded immediate decrees revoking
i he suspension.
Seiior Oapdepon, the minister of the
interior, replied that the time was not
opportune to revoke the suspension and i
reminded Senor Romero y ItoK'do that
a former government, of which Senor
Rohled? was a member, bad acted In
the same way in lS,.r..
The chamber then adjourned.
I Personal Estate of the Grand Old
Man Valued at .Cf.9,5iH>.
LONDON. Sept. 5.?The will of the
jlnte Right Bon. William E. Gladstone
I has been probated. It Shows that his
I personal estate is valued at .C!i!).50'i.
Mr. Gladstone's will was ?rillen by
himself in an ordinary memorandum
I book. H is a document ofa-bout 200 words
1 is a remarkable specimen of pen?
manship. The second clause of the
i ill has reference to the funeral ar
a ngenietits and "says:
"Commending myself to the iti'lnie
nercies of God in the incarnate son
las my only and sufficient hope I leave
I the particulars of my burial to ir.y
I executors, specifying only that they be
?y simple and private, unless there
I be conclusive reasons to the contrary.
And 1 desire to be buried where my
wife may also lay. On no account shall
a laudatory Inscription be placed over
After appointing his sons as .xecu
| tors, the will charges the future p..s
ssor of Hawarden to remember that,
the bead of the family it will be bis
I duty to extend good offices to the
other members there according io bis
ability and their manifest needs and
I merits. The rest of the document
ves souvenirs to servants and be
Iqueaths bis grandson, Wiliam, as
I heirlooms, all patents of Crown .?ti?
es held by the testator and oooks
laud prints presented to him by the
I Queen, letters from the Queen, etc.
I'be will bears dale November ?6.
UNION OP BLUE AND GRAY.
Grand Army Men Entertained in Rich?
mond by Confederate Veterans.
RICHMOND, VA? Sept. S.?The
"Lambs" .if the Schuyler Post, G. A. R..
Philadelphia, who were received here
yesterday evening by the local Confed?
erate . amps and G. A. R. pnsts. Sons of
Confederate veterans, the Richmond
H witzors and three companies of the
Pir.-i Regiment. Virginia Volunteers,
1 spent today In visiting the points of in
est about the city and in the neigh?
borhood. Most of the visitors this
irnlng went out to the battlefield of
Seven Pines and many of them visited
Lee Camp (Confederate) Soldiers'
Home. This afternoon a special recep
iin was accorded the visions al Lee
Camp Mall, at which addresses were
made by Congressman T.nmb and oth?
ers. Open bouse lias been kept through?
out the day at all the Confederate
camps and G. A. R. post halls in honor
of the visitors. The latter left at.
o'clock this afternoon for Cincinnati,
where they will attend the G. A. R. na?
THIRD REGIMENT VINDICATED.
Court or InquiryDecides That Butler's
Order Was Too Drastic.
WASHINGTON. Sept. f???The court
of inquiry appointed to investigate the
trouble in the Third Virginia volunteers
at Camp Alger caused by an alleged
assault upon a negro and the conse?
quent issuance of an order by General
Butler, reflecting seriously upon the
regiment and restricting the members
t . the limits of their camp and requir?
ing several roll'calls a day to be bad,
has reported its findings to the War
Department. The report, it is under?
stood, acquits the regiment as a body
of all riotous and unbecoming conduct,
such as was indicated in General But?
ler's or.l. r. The report expresses it as
the opinion of the court that had Gen?
eral Butler been cognizant of all the
fai ls of the case his sense of justice
would not have permitted him to Issue
so drastic an order.
Lamps in great variety at
ADAMS' RACKET STORE.
Big Line Bar Glass at
ADAMS' RACKET STORE.
More Interesting Facts Brought lo
Eight by the Kansas City Star.
KANSAS CITY. MO.. Sept. 5.?The
Star this atternoon prints the following
froth its special war correspondent, Mr.
W. .1. Whelpley. touching on the Alger
"The statement made seml-oftleinlly
from Washington that Major General
Miles was not in command of the San?
tiago expedition up to the time it left
Tampa, is not borne out by the otliclal
records of the War Department. These
j records prove that General Miles not
only conducted the preliminaries with
General Garcia, hut was then recog?
nized by the War Department as gen?
eral commanding even General Shutt?
"The details of General Shatter's ac?
tual equipment and me:hod of move?
ment were naturally left to Shatter,
but a general plan was devised by Gen?
eral .Miles and directions issued to
General Shatter by him which, after
leaving Tampa, the latter entirely ig?
nored. General Shafter left Tampa
with the fall knowledge that he was
subject to orders from General Miles,
ami up to that time the War Depart?
ment recognized this statement of af?
fairs which is provided for in the fed?
eral statutes organizing the army of
the United Stales."
The above is shown, according to the
Star, by three telegrams. The first of
these telegrams is from General Miles
to General Garcia, and follows:
"Headquarters of the Army. In the
Field. Tampa. Fla.. June 2, ISsis.
"Lieutenant General Garcia, Cuban
"Dear General: 1 am very glad to
have received your offers through
General Enrique Collazo and Lieuten?
ant Colonel Carlos Hernandez, the lat?
ter of whom returns tonight with our
le st wishes for your success.
"It would be ;i.very great assistance
if you could have as large a force as
possible in the vicinity of the harbor of
Santiago do Cuba and communicate
any Information, by signals, which
Colonel Hernandez will explain to
you, either to our navy or to our array
on its arrival? which we hope will be
before many days.
"It would assist us very much if ycu
could drive in and harrass any Spanish
troops near or in Santiago de Cuba,
threatening or attacking them tit till
points and preventing by every means
tiny possible reinforcements coming lo
that garrison. While this is being done,
and before the arrival of our army,
if you can s.-i/.c and hold any com?
manding position to the east or west
of Santiago, or both, that would be ad?
vantageous for'thc use of our artillery,
it will he exceedingly gratifying to us,
"With great respect and best wishes,
I remain. Very respectfully.
(Signed.) "NELSON A. MILES,
"Major General Commanding, U. S. A."
The second dispatch is Garela'n repay
showing, the Star asserts, an under?
standing with General Miles as to a
plan of campaign. It follows:
"Mole St. Nicholas. June 0, 1S9S, via
Washington, D. O.
"To Genera] Miles. Headquarters of the
Army. Tampa, Fla.
"" "Gareia's reply on June fi. to your
letter of June 2:
" '1 will take measures at once to
carry out your recommendation, but
concentration of force will require some
time. Koads bad and Cubans scatter?
ed. Will (mysterious?) march without
delay. Santiago de Cuba well fortified
with advanced entrenchments, but
good artillery poslUmju can be taken.
Spitnish force appt^Mmate 12.000 be?
tween Santiago de Cuc& and Guatua
namo; S.OOO militia. WTC I maintain a
Cuban force near Ilolcgnin to prevent
sending reinforcements to Santiago.'
"The above given to me by Admiral
Sampson to forward to you.
The third dispatch Is from the War
Department, at Washington, and read?:
"Washington, D. C, June 12, 1S98.
"Major General Miles. Tampa, Fla :
"The following extract of telegram of
Admiral Sampson to Secretary of Navy
repeated for your Information:
"MoU- St. Nicholas. Hayti.
"General Miles' letter received
through Colonel Hernandez, on June 6.
Garcia regards his wishes and sugges?
tions as orders, and immediately will
take meaures to concentrate forces at
the points indicated, but he is unable
to do so as early as desired on account
of his expedition to Banes Port, Cuba,
but he will march without delay. All
of his subordinates are ordered to as?
sist to disembark the- United Slates
troops and to place themselves under
orders. Santiago de Cuba well fortified.,
with advanced en trench ments, but ne
believes position for artillery can be
taken as Miles desires.
"(Approximate) 12.000 regulars and
S.OOO militia between Santiago and Go
antanamo. He has sent force in order
to prevent aid going to Santiago from
Holguin. Repeats every assurance of
good will and desire to second plans.?
(Signed.) "J. C. GILMORE,
"Assistant Adjutant General."
OHIO PEOPLE INDIGNANT.
Representative Grosvenor Notifies Sec?
retary Alger to This Effect.
WASHINGTON. Sept. ?.~Secretarv
Alger sent the following order to Mon?
tauk Point today:
"The Commanding General Montauk,
"The New York World of about the
2Sth ultimo published a. statement of
the death of Private Hugh Parrett, of
the Eighth regulars, in which it is
charged that w hen he begged Dr. ?
to take him to the hospital, the doctor
notified him that the hospital was for
sick men and it is reported that Par?
rett died that night. This account is
sent me by Representative Grosvenor,
of Ohio, who says there is great in?
dignation in his community over the
case, and if it is as reported, there j
I should be. I wish an inquiry immedi
pately instituted to find out about this
matter and a report made to me. I un?
derstand ono Sergeant Rich, of the
same company or regiment, is under ar?
rest for having complained of the mat?
ter. I have heard much of the neglect
of the men. much of which no doubt
is fictitious, but if there is any founda?
tion for this stuternent, or if there are
any men ill in the regulars in their
tents that are not provided for, I wish
to know the reason why, and at once;
also the names of the officers in com
main! of the regiment and company in
(Signed.) "R. A. ALGER.
"Secretary of War."
MISS I "AVIS' CONDITION.
NARRAGANSETT PIER. R. I., Sept.
5.?The condition of Miss Winnie Davis
today was unchanged. She is perhaps
a little more comfortable, but oppres?
sive heal retards improvement.
NARRAGANSETT PIER, R. I Sept.
"?.?There was nw material change in
the patient's condition during the after
n. and this evening the physicians
said she'was resting comfortably.
Do not loose sleep when a 10c bottle
of "No Mosqulte" will drive away ev?
ery mosquito. FRED F. ALLEN &
1 French China Dinner Set $110.
ADAMS' RACKET STOFE.
Express Train Crashes Into a
Crowded Trolley Car.
EIGHTEEN PERSONS DEAD
At Le??t Teu others Fatally lujured. Bead
lew. huiI I.litihleiwi Trunk* Burled Into
tlie Air anil Scattered for a
Suucc of fifty Feet.
COHOES. N. Y.. Sept. r>.?An appall
ing disaster occurred in this city short?
ly, before s ./clock tonight. A trolley
ear of the Troy City Railroad Com?
pany was struck by the night boat spe?
cial, of the Delaware & Hudson Ball
road, at a crossing at the west end of
the Hudson river bridge, which con?
nects this city with Lanslnburgh.
Eighteen of the thirty-five passengers
are dead and at least ten of tha ra- :t
mainder will die.
The cars entering the city from Lan
singburgh were crowded with passen?
gers returning from a Labor Day picnic
at Rensslaer Bark, a pleasure resort
near Troy. Car No. 192 of the Troy
City Railroad was the victim of the
disaster. It came over the bridge about
Trlir. o'clock, laden with a merry party ?
of people. The crossing where the ac?
cident occurred is at a grade.
Four tracks of the Delaware and
Hudson road, which runs north and
south at this point, cross the two tracks
..f the trolley road. It was the hour
when the night boat special, a train
which runs south and connects with the
New York City boat at Albany, was
due to puss that point.
The ira. ks of the street line run at a
grade from the 'bridge to the point
where the disaster occurred. In con
sequen.>f this fact and of the fre?
quent passage or trains, it has been the -
rule lor each motor car conductor ty?s&
stop bis car and go forward to observe
the railroad tracks and signal his car
to proceed if no trains were In sight.
It cannot be ascertained whether that
rule was complied with on this occas?
ion, for all events prior to the crash
are forgotten by those who were in?
The motor ear was struck directly In
the center by the engine of the traln,v
which was going at a high speed. The
car was upon the tracks before the
train loomed in sight and no power on
earth could have saved it. The mo
turtnan evidently saw the train ap?
proaching as be reached the track and
opened his- controller, but 111 valD.
With a crash that was heard for -
blocks the engine crashed into the
lighter vehicle. The motor car parted
in two. boih sections being hurled into
the air in splinters. The mass .ft hu?
manity, for the car was crowded to
overflowing, was torn and mangled.
Those In the front of the car met with
the worst fate. The force of the col?
lision was there experienced to the
greater degree and every human being
in that section of the car was killed.
Bodies were hurled Into the air and.*:,
their headless and limbless trunks were ???
found In some cases fifty feet from the.
crossing. The pilot of the engine was
smashed, and amid its wreckage were
the maimed corpses of two women.
The passengers of the train suffered
no injury in addition to a violent
The majority of the passengers of
the trolley car were young people. They,
included many women.
The injured were taken to the city
hospital and to the Continental Knit?
ting Mill, the former not having suffi?
cient ambulance service to care for
The dea.l were placed in boxes and
taken to a neighboring mill shed.
Many were unrecognizable. The crush
was frightful in its results. Headless
women with gay summer dresses bath?
ed In their own and the blood of others;
limbs without trunks or any means cf
identifying to whom they belonged;
women's and men's heads with crushed
and distorted features; bodies crush?
ed and flattened.
The train of the Delaware and Hud?
son road,' immediately after the acci?
dent proceeded to Troy. The engineer
slated that he did not see the car until
lie was upon it. He tried to prevent
bis train from striking the car, but hia
efforts were fruitless. His train was
going at a very high rate of speed at
the time. He was some minutes late
and was trying to make tip lost time.
In consequence of the'caution taken by
the trolley road to ascertain it the
tracks were clear at this crossing, the
engineers of trains have always feit
safe in running by at a high rate cf
speed. The engineer says that the first
he knew that the car was coming waa
when it hove in sight at the corner of
the street at which the crossing is sit?
uated. He was but a short distance
from the car at the time. He thinks
that the motnrman, when he saw the
train was upon him, tried to get beyond
the danger line. The grade of this
crossing and the speed at which his
car was going also made it impossible
for him to stop before he reached the
Delaware and Hudson tracks. It was
the front end of his car that caugnt
the crash, and he was killed outright.
Up to 1 o'clock eight bodies had
been identified, all residents of Cohoej4
TWO MEN KILLED.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 5.?Shortly be
nre 12 o'clock tonight a stock train ran
into an open switch at the long bridge,
in South Washington. The train was
derailed, the engine overturned and
several cars wrecked. Fred Frleland,
fireman, and Brakeman Cooper Wert?
OERVERA LEAVES FOR NORFOLK.
ANNAPOLIS. MD.. Sept. 5.?Admiral
Cervera. of the Spanish navy, accom-'
panied by Lieutenant Cervera, his son,
j left here this morning for Norfolk, Va.,
or the purpose of completing arrange?
ments for the transportation to 3paln
it the prisoners now confined at Ports?
mouth, N. H., who were captured in ;
Lhe naval tight off Santiago.
NORFOLK. VA.. Sept. 5.?Dr. Cle
! burn, medical director of the naval hos?
pital, has been notified to prepare to
receive Admiral Cervera tomorrow
morning at S'.'.'.O o'clock. A suite of
rooms were engaged at the New At?
lantic Hotel tonight for the admiral.
POINT JUDITH, R. T? Sept. 5.?The
steamer Lewiston. from Montnuk
Point for Boston, with 125 sick soldiers
on board, has gone ashore. All safe.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 5.?In a report
to the War Department tonight Gene?
ral Wheeler announces the death of
ten men at Camp Wlkoff today, "one of
l them being an "unknown soldier." Irs.
another dispatch General Wheeler re?
ports the death of eight men in addi
I lion to those whose death was noted in
the first message. . _ : .