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The Circuhiioa of THE TIMES yesterday
The jiredlctlons of the "Weather Bureau
for tin District of Columbia, la generally
fair; northwesterly winds.
WASnitfCrTO:!; SATURDAY MORXSTCNGr, JTTKE 5, i807-.eiqht fXgkes.
TIED TO ft HORSE'S IL
Spanish Savages Revive a Tor
tare of the Dark Ages.
A SENSATION IN HAVANA
The Charges Against "Weyler by
Bnrroetn Published In This Pa
per Causes It Spanish Huge
Against Auierlcaus Increasing.
"Two Cuban Victories.
Havana, via Key West, June 4. At
KJguas, in Santa Clara province, a Cuban
named Rivero was captured by a Spanish
guerrilla. The Spaniards tied him by the
neck to a horse's tail, and whipping up
the horse, made him run until he fell,
"when he wasdragged to death. Afterward
Rlvero's body was backed to pieces.
Iuf the streets of Santa Clara city the
country people, gathered in by order or
"Weyler, are dying of hunger. The Spanish
authorities do not make the least attempt
to relieve them.
The Spanish columns under Wejler are
plundering and killing all along the lines
of march Weyler has declared in an in
terview at Sanctl Spiritus:
' "Tlieiomantie propaganda made against
him in the United States will not compel
him to abandon his warfare, which lias been
bo effective against the Cubans "
The statement published in The Wash
ington Times by Don Santiago de Bar
roeta against Gen Wejler has produced
a hensation in Havana It was reported
Immediately by telegraph to Hen. Wey
ler, who replied, instructing the .Marquis
of Palmerola to cable to Senor de Lome
and the Spanish consular at New York,
urging them to deny, through the press,
the statements of Seuor Barroeta. At
the same time Glii Wejler instructed
the Marquis of Palmerola to see whether
the extradition of Senor Barroeta could
be obtained irom the Government of the
United States on the ground that he is
wanted in Cuba on a charge of fraud.
The Marquis of Palmerola bent a cable
dispatch to the Spanish consul, saving that
Benor Barroeta had been dishonest in hi
management of public affairs.
In Havana the indignation of the Span
iards against the Americans is increasing,
and threats of a demonstration against
the Ameiii-an consulate in case the Span
ish government should give satisfaction to
the United States for the finug made on
the Steamer Valencia by the Spanish war
steamer Iteina Mercedes are made freely
on all sides
The Insurgent leader, Carlos Mendfeta,
attacked tbe garrison on the sugar planta
tion San Antonio, one league fiom Santa
Clara City Thirty-two Spaniards were
killed In tbe fight and many more were
wounded The Span iards were putto flight
and the plantation was abandoned. Man
dleta secured a large stock of ammunition
Near Union de Reyes, Matanzas province,
Gen. Molina was defeated by thj insurgents
after an engagement which lasted two
Mr. Calhoun has maintained great re
serve about his views on the situation.
All that has been said of the nature of his
report to President McKinley is premature.
The paper money question has produced
a riot in Matanzas province. The police
being unable to quiet the people, a regi
xneat of Spanish cavalry was summoned
The cavalry charged the rioters, wounding
several and dispersing them.
Indignation prevails In Havana among
the commercial classes, because it is said
that Weyler, notv. ithstanding his support
of paper money, refused to" accept paper
money in payment of his own salary.
New York, June -I. Senor Barroeta said
tonight that he stood by all his statements,
and that he fled from Cuba only because,
being Weyler's personal enemy, it was im
possible to obtain a fair trial there.
"The civil guard," said Senor Barrecta,
We are closirg- o t 'o first comers a lot of broken
sizes in men's 10 and $12 single and double-breasted m
Sack Suits, at f
They are summer weights, in neat checks and
plaids odd sizas from our great quarter-off sale
which closed lastSaturday night. If we can fit you
it will be a bargain that you will never forget.
fl. DYRENFORTH & CO.,
20th Century Clothiers,
923 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest.
Kice White Pine, dressed, 2 cenfej
ft foot Libbey & Co., 6th and!. Y. ave.
"before whose tribunal I am summoned,
would torture mc to extort from my lips
a confession of guilt Butjierel am, in a
neutral country, ready to answer auy
ch.trge before a fair tribunal As regards
what I have said for publication, I defy
tbe Maiquls'of Palmerola or Gen Wey
ler toproveasitigleliein all my pamphlet."
SPANISH SOI.DIKHS MUTINY.
Bad Treatment Causen Them to Rise
Havana, via Key West. June 4. A sensa
tion has been produced by the news that
the wldiorR of the Spanish battalion of
Plsaro have mutinied, killing thelrlieureuant
colonel. The cause or the revolt was the
bad treatment of the soldiers.
GREAT AMIETY IN MADRID
The People Hope That Weyler Will
Popular Opinion Is in Favor of
Sagnsta Forming a New
Madrid, June 4. There is great anxiety
among all classes to learn the result of the
Queen Regent's long interview with Gen.
Martinez Campos. It is widely hoped that
his known opposition to Wcjler's policy or
coercion will preiail, and that the latter
will be recalled. Thlsstep would be att.ong
the first that Senor Sagasta would take
If he were appointed prime minister.
There is a significent change in the tone
of the conservative pres, which indicates
that the fate of the conservative party Is
in no ways regarded as dependent ou V.' y
ler. Although popular opinion Is In favor of
Senor Sagasta forming a new government
tbe impression prevails that the coiiM':va
tives could remain In office, if jthey .e
callcd Weyler, In wliich case Gen. Campos
would probably consent to replace him as
captain-general of Cuba.
The Queen Regeat conferred lastevenlng
with Marquis Paso dc la Merced, the presi
dent of the senate. He afterward said
that he had pointed out to the Queen that
the continuance In office of Senor Canovas
del Castillo, the retiring premier, would
constitute the best solution of the crisis.
This opinion Is shared by the president
of the Chamber of Deputlesj Senor Pldel.
TTIK AKM1STICK SIGNED.
Greece Acquiesces to Certain De
inands Mode by Turkey. I
Athens, June 4. - The Turkish and Greek
delegates met again today at Tarawa to
consider the demands of the Porte regard
ing the application of the armistice, so
far as It affected maritime affairs.
Greece finally acquiesced in tbe Turkish
The full armistice was then signed.
nOHROHS OF SIBERIA.
Hardships Endured by American
Seamen in Vlndlvostoek Prison.
San Francisco, June 4. Eight American
sealers returned here today, after nearly
two yeart in a Siberian prison at Vladi.
vostock. They formed part or the crew
of the seventeen men of the American
schooner Salpon, who were captured in
the fall of 1S9G, off Robber Island, near
Saghalen. The men claim that they
signed for an ordinary trading cruise,
and when they found that the captain
intended to raid the Russian seal islands
they vainlj protested.
They were taken to Vladlvostock, thrown
into a common receiving prison, crowded
-with vermin-Infested convicts, and, after
six weeks, went through a farcical trial
and were sent to the main prison. They
were half-fed and herded with desperate
convicts. Stabbings and murders were
Finally, friends in California appealed
to the American minister in St. Peters
burg, and on March 20, last, an order
for their ielease came.
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PLEADING CUBA'S CAUSE
Patriotic Citizens Pass Strong
PRESIDENT'S AID INVOKED
An Enthusiastic Assemblage of
"Wasliingtouians at the Now Na
tional Theater Speeches by
Messrs. Green, Swanson, Carring
tcn and Others.
About a thousand or more patriotic citi
zens of Washington attended the meeting
which was held last night at the New Na
tional Theater to do honor to the American
citizens who have died in the Cuban cause.
A large proportion of the audience wns
composed of ladles. The names of the
martyrs, written on a wiiite panel aud
wreathed with the flag of the United
States and that of Cuba, occupied a con
spicuous position on the stage
The meeting was under the auspices of
the National Cuban League, of which lien.
"William H Browne, Is president. Very
stirring music and the taps for the dead
was furnished by the Mount Pleaeaut
One of the features of the enthusiastic
condiieS or the audience was the magnetic
effect the mention of the name of Bryan
produced. The name was cheered and
cheered, till the rafters rang.
Another feature was the employment of
lady ushers, who discharged their duties
with patriotism and grace.
P.esolutlons were adopted in the interest
of belligerency, and a committee consisting
of Mr". Frank Hume, Mr. Albert Dyer
and Dr. J I Bracket was appointed to
present the same to the President, the
Secretary of State and the Speaker of
The proceedings were instructive at all
times and occasionally amusing, but the
humors of the occasion were entirely strict
ly not on the program. Some admirable
speeches were made, nearly all of which
were In criticism of the dtlayon the part
of the President and Congresso intervene
at once and stop the war on the island.
The president of the league was the
chairman, with him on the stage being
Mr. James F. Mcliugh, ex-prcsldent of
the Federation of Labor; Air. Mackey, Col
A. A. Agulrre, Hon. A. G. Kiddle, Hon.
Claude Swunson, of Virginia; Hon "William
L. Green, of Nebraska; Dr. Thomas Calver,
Rev. Dr. Byron Sunderland, D D.; Mr.
Frank Hume, Dr. Allen, Col Richard Hin
ton. ex-Representative Turnpr, of New
Tork; Mr. N. E. Vowles, and others.
Rev. Ir. Byron Sunderland, D. T of
fered the invocation.
The president introduced as the first
speaker the Hon James McDonald Carnng
ton He was honestly convinced, he said,
that Is was the duty of this Government
to interfere In Cubanaffalrs Inactiou was
Mr. Carrlngton discussed the relation of
of this Government to the struggle from
thelnternatlonal standpoint Hesald"th it
the duty of the Government to Cuba and
all nations was the same as tbe considera
tions of honor and duty from one individ
ual toanother.'' Anotherprinclpal hevolced
was "That every nation ought, on oc
casion to labor for the preservation of
and securlmr other nations from destruc
tion, so far as they can do this without
exposing themselves tco much " It was
with no feeling of animosity to Spain that
the cltlens of this country now say to hen
Recall "Weyler. Butltwas stated thatCuba
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THE CAMPAIGN LEGACY.
was not a state and therefore we coglii
not extend to hei belligerent rights. Mr.
Carrlngton read law toshoy that ''where
tyranny was insupportable" It was per
missible for any foreign power to Inter
fere. The speaker said that he would not
raise any partisan question, but he could
not refrain from eulogizing the splendid
seivlce or Senator Morgan long continued
applause and cheers). It was idle to sup
pose tliat the mere giving of $30,000 as a
benefaction could close tbe eyes of the
Americans to tbe cause of the insurgents.
Hon. Claude Swanson,of. Virginia, spoke
next, and made his first out of many hits
by reference to Consul General Lee. We,
as American citizens, must consider our
responsibility to suffering Cuba, whose
aspirations must be stirred by every page
of our his-tory. He believed that, if the
the last Administration hud recognized
the belligerency of the Cubans, they would
now be Tree It vn not true that we were
a neutral nation, because It was the fact
that the Spanish mlnimer In this city could
have the ships of this Government police
the coast in the interest of Spam. It was a
d'fgrace to this land that it should lend its
aid to crush out the spirit of liberty of that
untoi lunate people.
The Cuban question would be a disturb
ing factor in our politics and trade until
it was settled right, and so, it became the
duty of this Government, having even self
interest In view, to grant first belligerent
rights aud freedom next. (Applause.) It
was false to say that the business men of
the country were against Cuba, it was the
speculator men without conscience, with
out position; men who would spit on the
American flag, if money could be made
by It who were in opposition Mr. Swan
son's close was an impassioned aspiration
fur the freedom of the Island. His speech
made a greatimpresiort. ,
Hon. W. L Green, of Nebraska, the next,
bpeaker, said that he had heea irnpressea
with the prayer of J)r. Sunderland, who
touched the pith of the matter when he in
voked the aid of God on the suffering
Cubans Another burning question, he
said, was what are we as Americans going
to do about it.
A voice Ask Reed. (Great laughter )
The speaker made a 'great deal of run
of the people who doubted that there
was war in Cuba. He' thanked God that
he was not one of those who helped to
hangup the Cuban resolutioaiathe Hoiwc.
As between buying the Island and whip
ping Spain, he was In ravor of the latter.
(Great applause.) He said that there was
somebody behind all this delay.
"Tom Reed," guessed one oil the audi
ence. "Who's back of him?" inquired the
"Hanua," said another.
"And who's back of him? Why, Wall
street aud the sugar trust and Lombard
"It did not take Spain very long to
recognize the Confederacy after the first
gun at Sumter
"Let Spain demand war because we de
sire justice, and3, 000,000 sword swill leap
from their scabbords and men will
hurry tj the war to the airs of "Dixie"
and "Yankee Doodle." But there was
no use talking about a war with Spain,
It was a scarecrow. But they say that
other nations will help her. "Well, be it
so; but it would take a lot or them to fight
this country. All that, however, would not
be necessary, for if Congress would only
do its duty, the Cubans would take caie
or the rest. He believed ;that a brighter
day was coming for Cuba, but would to God
we had u Jackson in the White House
(applause), or a Pierce (applause).
"Or a Bryan," said some one in the
audience, which took up the word aud
shouted Bryan, Bryan, with tumultuous
The president of the meeting took oo
caslon here to say that President Mc
Kiniey would eventually do full Justice
to the island. (Applause.)
Hon. A G. Riddle, formerly consul
to Cuba made a brief, address, in which
he made the point, among others, ttvit
our contribution of $50,000 to relieve
distress in Cuba made us to that ex
tent allies of Spain.. He also, from his
personal knowIedgeof the island, gave
an interesting resume of Spanish mili
tary government during the war before
Mr. Vowles read the preamble and reso
lutions which were passed, the former of
which recitpd the condition of war, the
existence of a civil Cuban government,
the barbaious conduct of the war, and Uie
delay of the House of Representatives in
acting on t'he MorganjTesolutlon.
Seconding tbe resolutions, Mr. Allonmade
an effective speech. In conclusion he gave
voice to the sentiment "All hall to the
Republic of Cuba," andniov&l the adoption
of the resolutions. When' the vote was
.taken a young man who was extraordinarily
hllaiicus and enthusiastic voted the wrong
way, but it was said that bis sentiments,
were the right way.
This young man had also, attempted to
make a speech on the stage, but was sup
pressed. He was eventually put out by
Policeman Edelm, after an unseemly strag
gle in the theater. Hlsname Is Charles B.
Caiberb, a law studeht, who deposited
$10 collateral at No.. 1 station.
Dr. Calver read the roll af the dead,
paying tribute to each, as follows: Gen.
Jose Man a Agulrre, Col. Carlos Aguirre,
Col. Gordon, Major Osgood, "Crosby, cor
respondent;" Charley Govln, and Dr. Ruiz.
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OHIO LYNCHERS SHOTDOWR
Two Persons Killed and Six In
jured in the Fray.
THE MOB STORM THE JAIL
Terrible Itesults of'Xegro Mitchell's
Assault Upon Sir.. Ganmer
Hanged for His Crime, But t
Before the Uvea of Two !Meu and
Possibly Four Are Sacrificed.
Columbus, Ohio, June 4. A negro rapist
lynched, two persons instantly killed,
six injured, two seriously, with
tiie bhenff and the captain of a company of
Stale mlllt:a In hiding, to escape bodily
harm.ls bricily the story of mob violence
this moining at Urbana, a thriving iittl.
city of 10,000 inhabitants, and the county
seat of Champaign county. The lynching
or the negro is generally approved, but
uiuvernl regret is expressed that two per
sons, who were a part of the mob, should
have lost their lives, and that several
more should havebeeninjured
On May 27 lastllrs T. W. Gaumer, the
editor of a local Democratic paper at
Urbana, was brutally assaulted at her
home In that city by Charles, alias Click,
MiUhell, colored, who had been a porter
at one of the hotels lu the city. The
alarm wasimmedlately given and Mitchell
was placed under arrest and held to await
developments in the case, Mrs Gaumer's
condition being so critical at the time that
It was feared she would not survive the
It was not known at that time th.it
Mitchell had made a criminal assault; upon
tbehelpless woman, and bad accomplished
his hellish purpose, tie impression having
gone out that he bad been detected in an
attempted burglarly and assaulted Mrs.
Gaumer In his endeavor to escape. She
seemed to want to conceal the facts. The
feeling, however, was intense against the
negro brute, and yesterday wbsu Mrs.
Gaumer made a confession and told the
btory of tbe assault In all its horrible de
tails the Indignation of the people knew
no bounds Excited crowds of people
gathered iiere and there on the street cor
ners, and when it was learned that he was
recognized and positively identified by tbe
woman, the friends of the victim became
frenzied with anger, and the words "lynch
tbe scoundrel" were upon the lips of ten
All that was needed was a leader. Great
crowds began to surrouud the county jail,
where Mitchell washeldaprisoner. Sheriff
McCIaln became apprehensive, and called
upon the "Urbana Guards, composed of
forty men, a part of the State militia,
aud known as Company D, to come to
his assistance. This company responded,
and wap on guard at the jail during
yesterday afternoon and last night.
It became so apparent to Sheriff Mc
Clala and the other court official that
if action was delayed mob violence would
result, and probably serious loss of life,
that it was determined by Judge Heiser
man to empanel a special grand Jury,
place the pribonei on trial, sentence him
and have him removed to the penitentiary
in this city at once.
Sheriff McClain occupied just twelve
minutes in empaneling the grand jury,
the membt-rs of which were selected
without much regard to their qualifi
cations. The jury was immediately
sworn and charged by the court. An
hour later the jury filed its report, find
ing Mitchell guilty. The pnconer was
then brought into court, disguised In
soldier clothes, and, upon the advice of
his counsel, entered a plea of guilty.
Judge Ileiserman then sentenced the
prisoner to twenty years in the peni
tentiary at bard labor, the full limit of
It is estimated that a crowd of 10,000
people, men, women and children, surround
ed the jail during the night Gov. Bush
nell was appealed to by Sheriff McClain,
about midnight, for re-enfortments, but
th governor gave It as his opinion that
the sheriff ought to be able to protect the
pdsonur with the. aid of the local mil
tary company and whatdeputies he could
call to his assistance and the matter was
allowed to rest there until an hour or two
At 2:30 In the morning tho mob Lo
carno determined and uncontrollable Some
one gave the word to follow, and a rush
was made for' f fie jail entranceT Stones
and missiles of all kinds werehurled through
the jail windows. and several shots weie
fir-"d by the mob. Sheriff AlcClain and
Capt. Leonard, in charge of the militia,
were on the inside of the jail, and there
is now a dispute between them as to
wliich of, them ordered the militiamen to
open fire, but a volley was let go into
the mob, with, the result that Harry
Bell, a ciM.en of Urbana, and J. Haggfn-,
of Ivennard, a near-by town, were In
stantly killed; while Dr. Thompson, of
Lewisburg; Ray Dickinson, of Urbana,
Prosecuting Attorney S. B. Deaton.Haiph
McComb. Zach. Wank, A W. Bowen
and Denis Grany, all of Urbana, were in
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both of them by-standers, were shot in
the groin and are expected to die.
The crowd was finally repulsed by the
volley of bullets which issued fiom the
guns or the militiamen, but intensified by
ttie killing of innocent persons, and the
wounding- of many other, the mob be
came all the more determined, aud a sec
ond attack was planned. While the mob
leaders Were conferring Sherifr McClain
again called upon Gov. Bushnell for rein
forcemeats, Informing the governor of
what had occurred, and reminding him
that a troop of forty men was not equal
to 10,0(10, and insisted upon additional
The governor then ordered Company B,
of Springfield, to the scene of the riot.
The exclteuieut was now at fever beat.
When the troops arrived they were met,
before reaching the Jail, by a mob of
citizens, who subjected them to all sorts
of indignities. In command of the com
pany was Capt. Bradbury, who, with the
thirty men of his company, formed In line
and marched ou to the Jail The local
guardsmen were moved upstairs in the
jail, the plan being to place the Spring
field men in the lower corridors or the
Jail, but this was frustrated by the mob,
who snached the guns rrom the militia
men, slapped their faces, applied vile epi
thets to them, and might have done worse
had not Mayor Ganson hegged the Spring
field company to disperse and return to
The order to do so was given by Capt.
Bradbur, and his command lost no time
in getting to the Pennsylvania depot,
where they took the train. This lert
the lower cell block of the jail in which
the prisoner was unprotecttd.
At 7 o clock several of the Itadlng
citizens of Urbana addressed the crowd
from the courthoase steps, advising the
people to permit the negro to be taken
to Columbus and ser-ve out the suitcase
that had been imposed upon him.
Trie sepethes were no ooner finished
than the crowd made a break for the
jail. The Urbana Guards were stationed
In the upper story of the courthouse with
tnelr arms stacked, and when the crowd
made a dash for tbe jail, the militia
wulched tn great mass surging forward
to the assault, but made no effort to
stay the progress of the infuriated peo
ple. The Jail doors were reached and soon
an entrance to the corridors was gained.
The next move was to seize the wretch
and dfai out to him the death the crowd
considered he had merited.
Mitchell heard the cries, curses aud
snouts of the men and he realized that it
meant death to him in a few moments;
and, wr-eu the crowd reached him hs was
trembling like a leaf, and wildly implored
the men to save bis lue. His cries and
entreaties fell upon deaf ears.
Instantly some one in the vast crowd
threw a rope over Mitchell's neck, and the
death march was begun.
The prisoner was confined on the second
floor or ttc jail, and as the people de
scended tbe stairway leading to the ground
ftior, the rope sll)ped from around the
neck of the wretched man. There was
no delay In placing tbe rope about his
The crowd was Impatient. "Men eagerly
grabbed thefrlghtened and trembling negro
and pushed him Into the street. There,
when the crowd caught sight of the
trembling wretch, a scene wa witnessed
calculated to freeze the blood in the veins
of the strongest men. Mitchell was
grabbed at from all sides. His clothing
was almost torn from his body, and in
some instances the strong grip of the ex
cited persons tore out pieces of his flesh.
He howled with pain and creamed for his
lfe, but on he was pushed until the court
yard was reached.
Beneath the first large tree he was
halted, and the rope, winch had slipped
from his neck in the jail, was again
produced. One end was thrown over a
lowetlimb of a tree, while several of
the jfSjuadjusted the other around the
neck Sphe brute. Stiong men were
waitSit the end of the rope, dangling
fro-over the limb, for the signal that
all was ready to make an end of Mitch
ell The sign was gien, there was a
pull at the rope and the body of the
fiend moved upward. His limbs twitched,
and every motion of agony was greeted
with roars of satisfaction from the in
furiated and xrenzied multitude.
The shouts of the mob could be heard
for a great distance, a$ the last spark of
life left the dangling body. Cheer upon
el.eer arose also after it became apparent
that their victim was dead, and among
iho:e who watched with eagerness and
delight the death struggles of the wretch
were many women. The body wasallowed
to dangle from tbe tree for an hour
or so, where it was viewed by thousands or
people. It was then cue down by an
As soon as Mitchell hadbeea lynched and
pronounced dead, the thoughts of those
who had participated in the unlawful pro
ceedings, turned upon the men who bad
suffered death, and the inquiry as to who
had given the order to the militia to fire
upon the mob, was then uppermost in
It was first reported that Capt. Leonard
had given the order, and later it was
stated that Sheriff McClain had given it
In consequence, the feeling against these
two gentlemen became so intense that
it was feared they were in danger of
personal violence at the hands of the
people- In fact, threats of vengeance
were heard on all sides, but the sheriff
and captain, who, unlike Mitchell, were
not without friends who offered means
of escape, and their whereabouts at this
writing is unknown. During the greater
part of the day they weie kept hidden
in the jail Further and more serious re
sults are yet feared than those chronicled
above The condition of Mrs. Gaumer Is
said to be very critical tonight, the ex
citing events of the day havlug been a
great shock to lfr system.
Mrs. Gaumer is about forty years of age
and a rtstei" of ex-State Senator Dan
Gaumer, editor of the Zancsville Signal.
Her husband xlied a few years ago and she
has continued the publication of the paper
he was managing at the time of his death
SAFE AT SPRIXGFIKLD.
Sheriff McClain nnd Capt. Leonar.l
Out of. Hanger.
Springfield, Ohio, June -.-Sheriff Mc
Clain, and Capt. Leonard, after being
menaced by a mob of 3,000 people at
Urbana, succeeded in slipping may, and
they arrived here this aftaruoonin a buggy.
Immediately after dinner they went to the
Champion City G uards Arrnory, whci c Capt.
W. H. Bradbury and one of his men were
Sheriff McClain and Capt. Leonard
were taken to the headquarters of Col.
Charles Anthony, of the Third regiment,
O. Jf G- Here they have been closcte-d
ever since. Before they left Urbana
both were arrested, charged with man
slaughter, but they secured their re
lease on their own recognizance.
Doors, any jslze, 1J inches thick, $1
Frank, Libbey- Co.,-6th atajidN. Y. ave,
Mr. Mantle Says Wis Return to
the Senate Is Jeopardized.
DEMANDS OF WOOL GROWERS
The Montana Sena tor Say?, the Hates
Fixed by the House 3lnst Be Re
stored Jn the Bill or Mr. Hanua
Will Be Hetired to Private Life
in the Coming Election.
Senator Mantle, of Montana, read a carefully-prepared
speech yesterday on the wool
schedule, occupying two houro or the time
of the Senate in calling attention to the
serious nature of the changes made by
the Senate committee in departing from
the ratei fixed by the Bouse. Mr. Mantle
laid particular stress upon the fact that
the wool-growing States would hold tbe
Senate yccouutahle Tor this deed, and
warned the representatU es from those
StatCi. that they were doing that which
would cause the xjeople to overthrow them.
Mr. Mantle reteiied to Senator Banna
by name and warned him that upon the
righting uf the wrong that had been dene
would depend his return to the Senate.
It the wm)1 growers of Ohio were not
taken tare of and the House rates restored
if indeed an even higher rate ought not to
be granted Ohio would go Democratic
this jear and electa Democratic governor
audalegislaturethatwouldt-cnd a Democrat
to his seat in the Senate
Owing to this long speech and another
by Mr. Butler on hia constitutional amend
ment prjvidlng Tor the submission to the
people of an amendment authorizing the
levying of an income tax, the tariff de
bate proper wai not begun until late, and
but stvea paragraphs of the metal schedule
were considered. The seven, however,
concluded tne schedule, with the exception
or a large numoer that have been passed
over, and just before adjournment the
wool fcjiedule was taken up.
During Mr. Butler's speech he became
involved la a heated controversy with.
Senator Culiom, chairman of the Senate
Committee on Interstate Commerce.
The trouble- with Mr Cuilom waa precipi
tated by an expression of surprise, mads by
Mr. Butler at what he regarded as the in
decent baste with widen the pooling bill
was being urged in the Senate so noon
after tfce Supreme Court decision.
Mr. Cillom resented tbe reflections on
tbe Committee on Interstate Cormnerceand
asserted that the Senator from Xorth Caro
lina was speaking without knowledge A lso
when he said that the committee might act
with indecent haste he misrepresented the
Senator Chilton, of Texas, said he had
been a memberof the Interstate Commerce
Committee for two years and had never
bad to vote on a bill like that now before
the committee until after the decision of
of the court. He differed with the chair
man of the committee, that the hill under
condiderntiun would strengthen the hands
of the Interstate Commerce Cornmisston.
There Is incorporated in this so-called law"
a provision that the first offense shall
not be punished by imprisonment. He was
opposed to the pooling bill.
Senator Cuilom. chairman of the com
mittee, declared that the fifteenth section
did strengthen the commission "Xaw.
does the Senator not know that?" he que-i-tioned
of Senator Chilton "That may
lie," was the response, "but I am referring
to the pooling bill."
Continuing, the chairman of the com
mittee insisted that the Senator from
Texas had no right to attack the action
of the Interstate Commerce Committee.
Senator Chilton said he considered hl3
remarks necessary, in answer to the
chairman's remarks that they had just
been plodding along- He insisted that
within the last two years the subject of
a pooling bill had not been brought up
before t'ie committee until after the de
cision of the Supieme Court.
Resupun his remarks, Mr. Butler said
he would leave it to the public if there
had not been iudtrent baste.
He would, he Aid, insist on the con
sideration of a measure authorizing an in
come tat before any pooling bill was
brought before iut Senate. He declared
that the po.jling bill was m the interest
of the most gigantic trust m existence,
compared with which all other trusts are
The Senator in conclusion spoke on the
merits i.r an Inrwue tax. He pointed out
the ine'qua'KU'i of the present system
of taxatn n and declared that the tarirf
bill, when ecactf n, would impose Its bur
dens on tt. 98 per cent of poor ptople
who were Uasr able to bear it, while it
benefited the 2 per cent of those who
did nor ncd assistance.
He warned the Senate to take care in
passing a pooling bill that more power
was not given to the railroads than at
Following Senator Butler's remarks the
tariff bill was taken up, consideration
bflng given to the paragraph relating to
The Senate committee had reported an
ad valorem duty to take the place of tho
specific duties Imposed In the House.
Senator Pettigrew made an elaborate
argument in favor of better protection and
Senator Pritchard gavenoticeof anamend
ment by which he proposed a duty of 20
cents on heet mica, 15 cents, on uncut
mica and 30 cents on cut mica
Senator Chandler advecated the specific
duties It was impossible, be said, to
compete with the East Indian mica.mined
by workmc-n who got but 10 to 20 cents
per day as auamst the SI or $2 to the
Mr Stewart was an interested listener
and, observing the venerable gentleman's
attention, Mr Chandler hiuled at him a
remark that not only was it 10 and 20
cents, but it was also payat.lein silver, thus
making it in reality but 5 and 10 cents
per day in our money. The pa ra graph was
passed by for further consideration, and
the paragraph relatiug to nickel adopted.
The Senate committee's rates on pens, pen
holders, pins and quicksilver were adopted
without much discussion.
All for Love.
Paducah, Ky., June i.-MKs Alma Col
lins, of Armstead. Ills , a few miles be
low here, on the Ohkv committed suicide
bv taking an ounce of carbolic acid. She
was betrothed to Editor Clarence Bush, of
the Cnrterville, Ills., Tribune, who broke
off the engagement.
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