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WASHIJETGTQy, MONDAY, DECEMBER 13, 1897 SIX PAG-E3 "
GEN. WEYLEH'S IMITATOR
Decree of Military Commander
Don Angnstin Latorre.
TiTIGAL IBERIAN BRUTALITY
Open Insult to Ilenrehentntlves of
Foreign Governments "Women
Executed for Seeking rood ruci
ficos Shot Down in Cold Hlood
Foreign Notion May Protest.
Havana, Doc. 12. Don Augustlu Latorre,
military commander of tJic city of Puerto
Prluoipc, has issued n decree which ex-
THE GREAT SIX-DAY RAGE
Everj; Rider Courting an Un
WORSE THAN PRIZE FIGHTS
Vlie Awful Strain on the Constitution
Urns u Lasting Effect, nud an
Tsarly Death lnvarlnuly HpmiMs
Such Exhibitions Should Do I'ro
btliited by Lnvv.
The gte.it Mx-day bicycle race that
was finished on Saturday at the Madison
Square Garden. New York, was a wonderful
exhibition of physical endurance.
Suoh exhibitions ot tor tare, though,
would more befit the Indian braves than
nineteenth century dvilieation.
Emulation is commendable, but when it
coniastopractlcalsulcide.merely to gratify
ambition or the love or money, or to
pander to the tastes ot a merciless public,
surely It is lime that true lovers of sport
should discountenance such affairs.
In the cade of football, against which
fuch great outcry has been made, the
fatalities ate speedy ami directly trace
able to the brutality ot the game, but w ho
ot "death by heart disease" to a bicycle
race a year or two before? .And yet there
Is nothing weakens the heart and the sys
tem In general so much as excessive
There is another race this week against
which no such objections can be raised.
Just the opposite It is a raw in which
all aie interer-ted. The great providers'
bargain race, "kime of the events of which
are mentioned on the back page of the
paper It is a race against high prices, in
which the great providers are sure winners.
729-731 7th St.
wc desut to mfo' r rntomers
that the ten pie"e ( hi i Decorated
ToUt sets, 56 piece Deviated China
Tea sets, 100 piece Perorated Chin i
Dinner sets arc now lieing delivered
on completed premium cards. Aleo
manv thousand Gold Baud Plates
Gold Rand China Cups and Saucers
r ow ready for delivery
that we may
punch them for
Secure new prci mi iards jt jit
This mixtuic of brolen stick -on 9M
ubtial pi ice is 8c. pound.
Our French i ixture contains a
handsome ipsortritrt ff bun bens,
guru drops and cocoa nut squares am
raiamels. Its u il pru with us
is fee. pound.
f pounds of tl c fined mixed i.uts
at d a handsome doii
This mixtnrc of nuts contairs
Hnils, Penanc. Almonds, Tllberts
English AValuuts a very rich mix
tureand the quahtvis magmficei t
- the Walnuts, Pecai.sand Aim j- ds
aie particularly meaty, and are tu
ban don est stoik we Lave every
729-731 7th St.
coeds In cruelty anything that Gen. Wey
ler ever devised to exterminate non-combatants,
women and children.
The decree was believed at fhst to lie
merely a threat, but when a few daysngo
a pool won.au vvasshotln Xuevitasfortho
sole cilrne of leaving her home without
permission of Latorre, to buv provisions
for hei famllv , then terror spread in the
city. .Maria Mendoza was the name of the
woman, bjie was a widow, foity-rive
The city of Xeuv Itas is now moro In dan
ger of an attack than before Don Augustln
.Latorre took its military command. Many
bands of insurgents belonging to the army
of Gen. Lope Keclo roam around the city
and attack the trains from Neuvitas to
Puerto Principe, as in the time of Gen.
Weyier, but there is no regular siege and
no cause for bliooting the defenceless in
habitants. The killing of the woman was
a barbarous assassination, ami It has been
followed by the shootinj: of six male resi
dents of the city, not charged with more
serious offenses. The exact words, liber
ally Uanslated, of the decree as published
in La Luclia follow:
The military commander of Nuc vitas, Don
Augustln Latorre y Kivas, orders
Article l.Any person who, meaning to
cause alarm omul are rircurackers or
firearm, within the town at a time -when
it Is threatened by the enemy, shall he shot.
Article 2. The same penatly shall he
Imposed upon any resident, vv ithout dis
Unction or sax or age, who shall go out
from his home, or even stand at the door.
r.,ul" proamnion are excused the em- '
pioves of iiiv government and the olun-
jeers, ami fin men. Long continued danger
to tlie city from the enemy will he made
known to the families for them to choose
one only or their members to go out at a
&;?" . our. " ,nrcrc provisions, said I
hie retru home as speedily us pots!
.T.cl y,i. Tt is nlS0 fthldden , with the
SK?.? Ijena'tj of death to anv resident or
ff'J uinployo of aiij kind of office, to1
. ..."? ' a "i- is not ot a pain. If
?,,. orelS t-unsul shall have anj objec
tion to make to this order, he shall tell
niintit monb! U".H tuo" I "1U decide
best. n t,lu way l bUnl1 ueem
rtfc It Is also absolutely forbld
?n rlli.at au' family shall take refuge in
ihPi. rVi.Uibtt?'atKfc "epiinK the rutn
mes or the volunteers and emploves of the
MrdefV0::1, l,uT? ow'aVexpress
order from me. If in any fort or hnr-'
cftvn"!'",!?? oC,tho ' &
,K, fcnal1 attempt to tako refuge the
tlfc'rcfugees." USC tUclr a tftepffi;
A gentleman residing in Puerto Principe i
writes to your correspondent, inclosing a
copy of the decree, wnin.ii ii3 in ., ,..,,...
praised there by the uncompromising Span
iards. He adds.
Weyier never dared to punish in his
decrees the representatives of foreign na
tions, or to say openly that women and
cnlldreu should be shot.
''The situation created here by Latorre's
bloody attitude Is bejond description,
whenever a Cuban deslreb to believe in
Spain's good faith when she promise re
forms and justice, a fresh barbarity or
the Spaniards betrays their real feelings
and makes impossible anv compromise
The consular agents In Neuvitas of the
Lnited States, France and Germany have
written to the consul wtwrniunf nmu -
Uons in Havana, explaining the gravity j
vr.. ,uc auuuiiuii, mm protesting against
arUole '.i of Latorre's decree.
In navana it is believed that some in
ternational protest will be made to Spain.
PRIMARIES TO BE PURIFIED
Xationa.1 Conference to Re Held at
New York Next 3IontIi.
"Will De Strictly Xoii-Pnrtisan and
Doth Cleveland and Ilryan
Slay Ho Delegates.
New York, Dec. 12. A conference of
men from all parts ot the country to con
sider measure to make more rigid the
law- of the various States governing pattj
prinuric and caucuses is to be held jt
the Hotel .Manhattan on January 14. and
13. Mayor Strong, ot this city; Carl
Schurz, Secretary ot the Treasury Gage,
Melville E. Stone, of the news trust; Mayor
Qulncy, of Hoston; nnd the presidents of
various reform leagues and municipal as
fcociitions in all parts of the country are
Joan E. Milholldnd.one of the promoters,
said toufcrht that the promoters or the con
ference lwped to tee the Kentucky pri
mary law, which governs primaries as
rigidly as elections are governed, auopted
throughout the country. He said that
probablj 1,000 delegate?, including "V. J.
Bryan and Grover Cleveland, would at
tend the meeting. He said that e.vPresi
denl HarriHin had told him that heapproved
the contereuce, and might attend it. He
bald, too, that Congressman L. E. Quiag
told hmi in Va-hmgton laM week that the
Republicans in New York State intended
to pass some laws in relation to the
Mr. Milholland said that the conference
would be purely non parti-au and non
factional, and that machine men andanti
n.achiue men were taking great interest in
Frank Libbey & Coinrmny,
Sixth street and New York avenue.
For the men folks can be simplified very much by making
your selections HERE from the following appropriate
and serviceable articles, an)7 and all of which will be very
acceptable holiday gifts:
SMOKING JACKETS A big line of new styles
and colors. Lamb's wool, Scotch plaids, and Llama
wool, in checks and stripes; Tricot, Bedford Cord, and
Velvet, in blue, black, brown, and emerald, silk trimmed,
quilted lining, cord edges, etc.
Dressing Gowns and Bath Robes, 'in Lamb's Wool,
Tricot, Scotch Plaids, Eiderdown, Terry Cloth, and
Skin and Woolen Gloves, Silk Suspenders, Silk and
Linen Handkerchiefs with or without initials Muf
flers. Holiday Neckwear finest and best assortment of
Puffs, Ascots, Four-in-hands imperial and string ties at
SGc, 75C, $1, $1.50. and $2.
Leather Department (new) Dress Suit Cases, Hat
Boxes, Toilet Sets, Shaving Sets, Collar and Cuff Boxes,
Silver-mounted Umbrellas and Canes, a SILK HAT,
an OVERCOAT, or SUIT OF CLOTHES, or even a
pair of our GUARANTEED PATENT LEATHER
&3xSx 4&3S $
Robinson & Chery Co.,
12th and F Streets N. W.
Doors, any size, for $1.00. Best
workmanship. Inch and a half thick.
REATOi SUES FOR DIVORCE
Famous AVashhigton Artist a
Plaintiff in Oklahoma.
WIFE WILL ASK ALIMONY
She Is Xou a llesideut of New Yoik
City, AVhcie She Is Highly Con
nected Heaton "Well-Known in
Europe- and This Country Is
A telegiam from Perry, Okla., says that
Augiict e,. Ileaton. the artist, ot this city,
has filed suit for a divorce from his wife at
Perry. Mrs. Adelaide t, Heaton, the de
fendant, now recldesin New York city.
Mr. Heaton is one ot the best known
or local artibts. ire painted a picture of
Columbus, which now hangs in the Senate
gallery, and which brought him a hand
In his suit Heaton affirms that his wife
lias abandoned him, and, further, that she
lias neglected her marital vows, in not car
ing for him. It is said that Mrs. Heaton
will contest the huthand's suit and will ask
for heavy alimony.
Hcnton's father is a noted Philadelphia
banker, being president or the Philadelphia
1 rust and Savings Company.
Mrs. Heaton's rather vv as a rarqouH New
York city attorney, who held the orfico
of corporation counsel during Tweed's term
During his residence in Oklahoma. Heaton
has painted many fine pictures or Indians,
some of which are of noted chlers.
He went to Oklaiioma from Washington
more than a year ago. He had resided in
Washington for years. He vv as married in
New York City nearly thirty jcars ago, and
since that time he has made his home In
Washington and New Yoik Citj, with the
exception of a few' jeaisal Paris, Frunce,
where he had an art studio which wasvisit
cd by thousands of Americans w ho admired
his many fine paintings.
WANTED TO BURK HIMALIYB
A Mississippi Woman's Advice as
to Jiarisher Lewis.
She Averted She Would Fire the
Pile Heielf The 31ob De
cided to Thing Him.
Jnokson, MJse., Dec. 12. A man who
claims to have been a witness gives the
following details of the lynching, twenty
miles from Wesson, this State, ot the
negro Charles Lewis, wlio on Wednesday
last assaulted the handKime wife of Brown
Smith, a Lawrence county farmer, and
then brained her and her five children
with a club:
The murderer fled, and the corpses lay
on the hall floor several hours before being
discovered by Smith. He routed the neigh
bors, and learning the name of the mur
derer, from one of the children who sur
vived Its teirlblc wounds a short time, the
hunt for Lew Is vv as begun. Being found and
charged with the crime he denied it stout
ly, but the child identified him fully, se
lecting him (torn a crowd of negroes. A
mob of neailyone thousand men had gather
ed. Most ot the ciowd demanded that the
prisoner be strung up w Ithout delay. Others
wanted to burn him at the stake, but it
was finally decided to let him live one
rnoic day and have a preliminary trial.
State Senator Weathersby, Rev. Dr.
Drummoud and others pleaded that the
law be permitted to take Its course. Tlie
erowd began to waver, when all of a
sudden a long, tall backwoods woman
burstinto the circle and demanded:
"Do you call yourselv es meu Have you
no vies and Children of your own' Men
of three counties, do your duty. Tie the
varmint to tl tree, pile the knots of fat
pmo to his chin, and I'll set 'em afire
with my own hands."' This threw the
mob into a frenzy.
Ropes verc soon about Lew is' neek and
200 men started on a run, dragging him fj
a nearby tree. 1 he rope was throw u over
a limb and the negro placed on a horse.
A bharp cut caused the animal to Jump
Trom under his load, but the rope stretched
so that Lewis' feet rested on tee ground
and he was cut down and levived again,
but a little later was hung to a tall pine.
A dispatch from "V et'on late tonnrht
sajs.: "After the lsncluug of Lewis the
mob arrested Giles' Berry. Tom AN alien and
" ill 1'ow ell ns aeces-ories. A lynch court
was instituted and sentenced Will Powell
to be hanged- It is believed he has been
Haitian Cabinet He-igns.
New Yoik, Dec. 12 A dispatch recohed
hefc from Poit au Prince todtfy says that
the entiie Haitian ministry has resigned.
Blinds, any feize, $1.00 a
Clear. Inch and a halt thick.
WOX OUT BY SliVKX THICKS
Bnltiniot e Beat. Philadelphia in the
"VVlilht Ti ophy Contest.
Philadelphia. Dec 12 The tenth match
for the A. W. L. trophy was piajed here
last night between the Philadelphia Whist
Club, holders, and the Walbrook Club, ot
Baltimore, challengers. The result was a
victory ror the Baltimorcnnu bj seven
Minneapolis and Feigns' Palls are the
ncKt challengers on th list, but it Is Im
probable that either will send a team so
fur east. The Albany club is evpected to
bu the challenger on Saturday net.
TI3T GOLD FKViSH IN 1'EVAS
Heportu of the
San Anlonio, Tev., tDeo. 12.- There is
gient excitement throughout this section
over reports of the rlohness ot the recent
gold finds on Indluhi Creek, 100 milts
west oi here. One assfiyot ore just made
Is said lo ran 4 .750 h
claims have been staw
ors are i uslilng to the a!l
this city and the neig
the ton. Over JOO
J oft, and prospert
bged Eldorado from
Sboring farms ,i.d
BICYCLE RIDERS RESTING
The Six-Day Experts .in Fine Phys
AshiiiKCr Admits That tUa Track
"Was Short An KmimrrnsMiient
to L A. W. Wfleinlg,.
New York, Deo. 12. The six-day bioycle
riders who finished thplr long fturncy In
Mndison Square Garden last night en
joyed a much-needed rc,t today, and to
night they did not show tlie Jgns of the
terrible strain. Despite sensational re
ports that tev eral or the riders had become
insane or had been carried half dead to
hospitals, the fact remains that not one ot
them was unable to eat Heartily and take
a short walk hi the afternoon-
Miller, the winner of tbo contest, was In
such good shape when in left the Garden
that he slept touudly IiK-five hours. He
will receive $1,300 in pur-e money nnd
about $500 more in bonuses.
Bice surprised ids rriquds bj walking up
Fc)urtn avenue this afternoon. He said
that he riept for seven hours.
Sohiuueer wa alK In, good condition
when ho awoke atter a good night's rest.
Hale, arter eight hour sleep, sat up in
bed and read the papers: "I knew the
track was short," he stud, "but that docs
not detract rrom Millers wonderful per
formance." Waller and Pierce were out on the street
Pierce condemned tlie persons who cir
culated the report that ' was out of his
mind. "I'm not crazy now, that's cer
tain," he remarked, "ami I'm just as Mine
at the present-moment ah I wus all through
The managers of the ru il)3WW,ha track
measured and surveyed" a civil engi
neer this morning. The., founCL it to be
short, but refused to giv out any state
ments until tomorrow. Then the riders
will receive, in addition w their money,
their official records, computed ou the
correct measurement of tlie track.
C W. Ashlnger, who built the courtc, and
swore in an affidavit that It was correct
in length, being 086 feet, 7 inches, a
mitted today that he had made a nthnnk.
Ho contends, however, that the track was
ot correct measurement uiu Thanksgiving
night, when Michael and Starbuck had
their race. Pince that? time alteratioiss
were necessary. As It now stands all
the records by short distance men during
the present week will not be accepted by
the L. A, W., and there will be n pretty
rigid investigation before the revised long
distance figures are pronounced official.
The shortness of the track places the
L. A. W. officials, who had Charge ot
things, in a somewhat embarrassing po
sition. The probability of holding another 142
hour race in tills city is quite remote. It
is suggested that long distance contests,
should be limited to 1UH hours o'f riding In
siv days, that the men should be com
pelled to rest about fceven hours out of
the twenty-four, and th$lr number limited
lVEYI.i:i 3NVITKS A WAR.
He Calls for AiiieHetui-Sjnulsh Se
crets of tnte.
Madrid, Dec. 12.-Geh. Weyier arrived
here today. At the insistence of Scuor
Ron ero Robledu, 2,00 Carllsts, ilemib
iicans and other1, gathered ht the railway
station to welcome the ex ,'uptnin gen tjI
As Gen. Weyier emerged from the train
th-. crowd cheered him. Just as he was
about to step into his carriage u baud of
his admirers surrounded him and lifting
him upon their shoulders carried him a
third of a mile, the crowd meanwhile
following and cheering loudly. When this
disunite had been covered Gen. Wevler
was nllov.'ed to take a seat in an open
carriage and the remainder of the dis
tance to his hotel was'Nuv ersed witho it
hi., receiving any popu!fc notice.
The enthusiasm of hii supporters ovap
orated when they entered the main str"t
of the city. The citizens gencrallj were
indiffeient to Weyier' k pr sence.
While at Barcelona. Gen. Weyier declared
that it was his intenilou to inMM; that the
government publish the diplomatic notes
that have passed betwven Spain and the
United States regarding President McKin
ley's message to the American Congress,
ne added: "Considering tlie resources of
Spain and the- heroism of her soldier, we
have no reason, to fear a war with the
Probably the Silver XlcelS.
New York, Dec. 12.-Patrla, the offi
clal organ of the Cuban junta, in this
city, publishes the following statement:
"Our brothers In the field havo just re
ceived a new expedltJoD, which landed
1,200 cannon balls and shells, including
200 shells for the pneumatic dvnamite
gun, 300 nriesi 300,000 rounds of amiuuni
tioii, 1,000 machetes, many dynamite
bombs several electrical machines for w ar
purposes, clothes and provisions."
Chicago- Dec. 12. Armed with j-carch
warrant-, represeutativus ot the Wine and
Spirits Society ot the United States cur
ried away a miscellaneous collection ot
alleged counterfeit labelf, skeleton cases
ready for shipment, sb-ucllv made in imi
tations of trademarks of well-known
brands ot whiskies and brandies and other
apparatus last eveniuj, from the big bot
tling hou-e of Hochstadtcr & Levy, No. 1S8
Ki'isie street. The attorney for the asso
ciation declares that tie Government has
been derrnudedoutof over $150,000 by the
system in vogue.
Hudini in n Dilemma
Rome, Deo. 12. A semi official note was
published at a late hour tonight statlngtbat
Prime Minister Rudini informed King Hum
bert this evening that his negotiations for
the formation of a cahinet had been with
Flooring;, North Carolina, 1.50 per
100 feet. All one width.
! iaffl!v " ; ' i wwn
THE LATE NANCY
PHESIOEirrS HOTHEH DEAD
Passed Peacefully Away in the
SCENTS AT THE BEDSIDE
Distinguished Son With Her to the
Last Church Bell Tolled Out
".nighty-Nine" Prepn rations fur
the Funeral Officinl Family "Will
C'umon, 0., Dec. 12. Mrs. N'anoy AlUfon
McKinley, mother or the President, i di I.
Sh8 expbtid a little aftct 2 o'clock this
For ten days and ten nights the remark
able constitution of the aged womau
withstood the terrible drain upon her sys
tem, although it wa apuaront from tin.'
fhsc that the end must sooner or later
bo Just what It wa. The closing scene of
he. life was calm ami peaceful. So quietly
did sue paw- away that the exact moment
cerrtd not be- noted. Far halt &t hour Itr
CAtild scarcely be told iyhther the deep
report of tne body was that of life or
Thcie was no return to consciousness,
ni recognition at the end. The four sur
viving children and all save one jr the
grandvblldren were at the bedside, hav
ing bceu summoned by the President,
who kept the enrlj night vigil while the
withers, sought their rooms.
Tlie family sought rest ere eoroddcr
Ing the funeral plans. The President re
tired at 'A 30 o'clock but arose abort the
tis.ial lime and with ids brother Abuer
too'c hit. first real exercise for many
dajs m an hour's walk about t ho set hided
streets near the house. Soon after dawn
the bell of the Flr.t Methodist Bpi-.pal
Church sliwly tolled oightj nine strokes,
this Tevlval of an old custom to announce
the death and age of a member jf the
consriegatloii having been made by the
sexton at the solicitation of some of Hie
old members of the church who were
M's McKiuUy's warm friends.
Dawn al-o brought a tloou of telccrnms
whioh ha- continued all dnv, from friends
ot the family in all parts of the country
carrjtng word-or svnipntny.
At an eurlj hoar the undertaker was
summoned to prepare the body for burial.
Many citizen- and friends called to offer
words or condolence. Assistant Secretary
or State Day- who came with the Pri
dent from Washington, was among the
first, and as an old and valued friend, ai
tisied in the funeral arrangements.
I, v,jb the first idea of the family to
hav services at the house, and of only
a simple and private nature. It soon be
came apparent, however, that, In juich a
plan, the manv friends of the decedeit
would have little opportunity of particlpat
in,r in the rites, and it was decided to
hold e.erci(-es in the First McthodUUEpis
copi Church at 1 o'clock Tuesday aft
ernoon. Tlu interment will be in West Lawn
Airs. McKinlej has been associated with
th(S cl nrch during her residence here, ai.d
hi-, been a constant attendant, even at
h-r advanced age. having been at the
mori'ing services three weeks ago today.
The President is a trustee of the chucch,
anl when in tlie city alwajs atreniod
the fre. vices, usually accompanied by his
mother. The pastor, Rev. Dr. Manchcit-y,
will invite each ot the ministers of the
cltv. some thirty in number, to sit with
him. in the pulpit and assist in the nerv
This afternoon the President and Abner
Mcl.inh-y drove to the cemetery to per
sonally arrange for the interment of tln-lr
mother at the side' of the hu-band and
father, and in the lot adjoining that in
w hich rest tlie two children bora to Prsl
dnt and Mrs. McKinley more than twenty
year ago. Th President curried some
bi-aulirul flowers to strew on the graves
or th" children, as Doth he and his wife
alwajs do when they are in the city.
Mrs. McKinley, who vv is Nancy Campbell
Allison before she became the vvlfeo the
President's father, was nearly eighty nine
years old at the time of her death. The
Allisons came origin illy from England and
settled In Virginia, but that branch it the
family from which Mrs. McKinley came
went from Virginia to Greene county. Pa.,
where Abnr Allison, Mrs. McKlnley's
father, was born, and where he married
Ann Campbell, of Scotch-German descent.
Early In the piesent century Mr. and
Mrs, Allison, with their several children,
came to Onto, moving on pack horses, Mrs
Allison liding horseback the entire distance
holding in front of her theh youngest child.
They located on a farm near New Lisbon,
and theic in the year 1800 .Mrs. McKinley,
theh sixth child, was born and christened
Nancy Campbell Alli-on. Her girlhood
was passed on the farm nnd in the little
town of N'ew Lisbon. In the year 1827 she
married William McKinley and they moved
Flooring, Alabama, S2.00 per 100
feet. All one width and one length.
to Talrfleld ami later to Niles and Poland
before locating In Canton.
Nine children were Iwn of the unkm of
Willi un McKinley and Nancy Allison.
They ire David Allison McKinley, A-ina
McKinley, Jatr.es McKinley a.l Mary ie
Kinley, deceased, Helen Minerva McKinK'v,
of Canton, Sarah Elizabeth McKlalev.now
Mrs. A.J. Duncan, ot Clevela'iKt; William
McKinla) , President of the Pnited St.ves:
Abigail Celia McKinlev, deceased, and Ab
ncr McKiniev, of New York. William Mc
Kinley, sr., died onNorember 21, 12, at
tueageof eight five 31neethn'"Moth-r"
McKlnlej hat maintained the homestead.
"WILL, ATTEND THK FL'XKIIAL.
Officii! I Fn Hilly of the 1 resident
"Will Go to Canton.
The following members of the Cabinet
will attend the funeral ot the- President's
mother: Secretary Alger, Secretary Bites,
Secretary WiUou. Attorney General Mo
Kenna and Postmaster General Gary. Sec
retary Sherman will alj attend if It Is
considered prudent for him to ""crtake
The following Cabinet ladies win aik uc
of the party: Airs- Alger, Airs. AleKenuu.
and Airs. Gary.
Secretary and Airs- Porter will also ac
company the party.
Both Secretary Gage and Secretary Long
have busiue mutters requiring thelrlnmie
dlate attention and will not he able to go
The party will leave this evening at
7'20, having two special cars. Oa rriv
ingMn Canton they will pay their reiect
lo the McKinley hou-ehold.
The party will leave Canton for Wash
ington at 3 o'clock Tuusrtar emlg. mt
rivinshereatOor 10 Wednesday morning.
It is poscible the President will fcTe his
private car attached to the s.im train. If
he does return ou Wedae-day, it i thought
he will be too fatigued by his long vlgtte
at his mother's bedside to revnm the regu
lar routine of busintHs this week.
A floral piece will be sent by Vice Preal
deut Hobart. as it will be impossible ft.
him to attend.
FOR DISTRICT SUFFRAGE
The American Federation of Labor
Will Discuss the Subject.
The Seventeenth Animal Conveiithm
Will Be Held Today Ruslfe.lt
A i hit ration T reaty Opposed.
Nashville. Tenu., Dec l'i. The seven
teenth annual sesaioti ot the American
Federation ot Labor, which will begin to
morrow, will be attended by probably 150
delegates. The meeting. President Gomp
ers -ays, will be the roost important ever
held by this organization. A delegate
Trdm France has arrived- Two from Ens
laud, and one from Japau are expected
The Federation will bold it sessions In
the hall or the house or representatives.
President Gompers will call the assemblage
to order, and Hon. W. A. Aimlton, at
president or the International Typograph
ical Union, will deliver tne address or wel
come. Resolutions on the eight-hour day and
plans ror Its adoption will be dicussHl
A resolution bv the Central La bar rnton.of
Washington, 1). r., requests that the Rep
resentatives in (.ongress lie petitioned to
Tavor legislation which win secure to the
residents of the District ur tohimMa the
rights and privileges ot American citizen
ship. Andrew J. Casoy, of the Lawrence,
Mass-, Central Labor Unura. will pre-ont
a resolution relating to a treaty or arbitra
tion between Great Britain and tlie United
States- Tne resolution sets forth that the
treaty is m reality Intended by Grant Brit
ain to serve as a cloak for an offensive
alliance, and that it demands a return of
alleged ofTenders, ixiliticnl and otherwise.
HOSE TOME'S I.KAP FOR LOVE.
Jumps From a Second-Story nud
Sprints Seven Miles.
Middletov.u, Md., Dec 12 Fifteen-year-old
Rose Toni,u.ftcr leaping rrom a second
story window yesterday, eloped with ictor
Alexander, her iilneteeii-vearold lover.
The girl, who still wears snort drcstea,
threw open a window and "earlessly leaped
out. She landed on her feet and ran across
the fields seven miles away. Here she
met her v outhrm lover. They were married
Germans Colonize Kino Chou.
Beilln, Dec. 12. Companies are ahead v
beiug formed to work, the coal beds at
Wei, in the part of China recently seized '
by Germany. According to a dispatch f rem !
Shanghai the Germans are already collect-!
lug the customs and arranging the adminis-
Uatlon or iUuoUhou.
Dreyfus Not Traitor
Paris, Dec. 12. The. government and ex
r i line Minister Dupuydeny tuestaiement
whlch appeured In tlie Intrausigeant yes- i
terday, purporting to give the true details
of the Breyruscase.
General MeKliiistry Dead.
St- Louis. Dec. 12. Gen. Justus Mc
Klnstry died here late last night of old
age. Very Tew men In Missouri figured
more conspicuously in the State's war his
tory than Provost Marsha! McKiustry.
Tient Your Stomach Hh;ht
Bydrinkiugonlypurelieer. 'Phone 1077for
case of Abner & Drurj's Hofbrau," and
you'll get thebest.
Ceillncr, clear bended, SI 2." per 100
feet. Ono width. North Carolina bright.
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ALL AGAINST ARB1TRATID
Miss Gonne's Presence Develops
TWO THOUSAND IIBVR HER
Itesohnions Denouncing Arbitration
XTiiniilimiiisly Adopted Chn rat ter
istle Letter From fcemuor-jrurgan
Statesmen Honor the "Irrxh
Jonn of Are."
The event at the Colnsnoi Theater last
night win perhaps be renumbered for a.
loug time as the greatest Uemonntratioa
for the Irish cause thk cit has ever seen.
But it as inure than tli t. It was a
wonderfully vivid and eon vi using outburst
of disapproval 0f the Idja t arburat.un
betw-en England audAuiencn.
The siweclw. the adtfres-. t mj, jja id
Ooi.ne, the resoIuUoo,iuid ptted Jetrrr
from fetuior Morgan, ot Alabama, all
rang with denunciation of any armtrativa
To the audience thfa feiture of the pro
gram was a surprise. But fielr Heuiim.nt
seemed to be a jtn and o unanin i i.i
as that of the speakers. 1 vytbmg that
was said wa. recpl v ed w
when the resolutions vv. .
thousand people uie l
was not a diseentmg v.,..
The auoitruce la-' . ti
one. liiehuuM i d-i;.,
obliged lo fetand. J t- ,
Ultticulty in tearing tin t
i tpphtu and
- btlUttrd fxo
i , anu thexe
au nun f-nse
id i!ui. Wf-re
i ue bad grp t
aler aftr ter
Jfccuire, on account of
tut crow.! iu tlie
tvery prominent Irirliiid.ir and Iri-ti
Woman In v?aniugtun w i- present hut
then- w r-1... rae hue- ara. it. Oih- of t m
Americans present saKi llii ever good
Aiii-riean i- a good IrnJui m. too, in itx
tyn path-1 hop that ti.e hnraii Iwe
will stju v.iu ner ii'trt Titre wre
hundreds pr.-st-nt iii . not Jr-ri eti
in anv otur enM- iteyic-ei taiiv i i p
Clarke and Hon ftiniou 'Wuif, two of lie
sneakers ,r the eveniug w ere coin-pit uvi s
Tlie stage was tastefull decuratfl in
green, with the Aruencan ana the Irish
flags In the background Two harps of
flowers, presented to Miss ijubbp b the
Emmet Guards and the Irteh-An.encau
Union, occupied cousin, i.i.'ls position'-
On the stage were Mis Gonoe, H. n.
Domic I. Murph), iliainiau of th- Cui ..
mltteeofarrangeiuents, li jn v.hamp(Urki ,
ot -Missouri, chairman of t'tf nteling iln.
Simon Wolf, Senators K.ie ani Roach,
Hon. R. C. Kerens, Representatives K-Uv
and Knovvies of boeth Dakota, Repreenta
tives Mahany and Hurlf of New Yotk,
John M. Allen of MIsmij,) i, Mr R K, si
Perrv, Mr. Ed. Moeley, i,r,iKI-wt if tie
General .Vmericau-lnsu lii.stjrK-ai -Miet ,
and Mr. T. .T.Lamb, of North iakota.
Ihc meeting was (aii to imt y
Hun. DuMihitt; 1. Murph v it program in
&WW SBOefchfes by Mr. Murphy, Repre
sentative Pare and Mr. WtM, toe rrt..
ig of the recutnUon-. tie zeadmg of a
letter frunr Senator Moman. who uJ
been Invited to preside ic the m petit. ,
but was'of'ifeed to Ue-1.H- m at. -.unt f
ill health, and the lettur iy M1j 2.1 1
Gonne, "the Irish loan or Arc
Mr. Man by. in opening tt.e "inpetu e,
paid an cuiusisiu tri'mte to the lai-e
Miss Uonn represents m to tlou g
woman herself, vvlc, he dni, ne-lr i ii j
Introduction to irixhn en lI Inv n r
iraus. Ir. tuai-luUmg he s.tM tl a' jJ -
Gonne -nould raise iier n against t e
idea of .ubitntiton b.teea Aiut.ru a ud
He ciires h1 his own I r rfiund i'isi , art
In aay -i kltianca, which i oald N i ih
Ing for America, he sa-d ei pt to sh.i ue
her.and nUutterin-otu- i iDpwnnuiris
Re. C...iit.p Clark, th, tiahmiaii of 1 e
meeUiis paid a fine tni to in li L
me ot iiiis cunt. v U h
Billed ii- with poet-, -t it
and piofis- tonal mn imv u
He l.M.cin gly alUtHd al
num1 ir r t em v ho r
who hi sa.il, make th' t
In all l.'inv, to tl e d .
tre in !i l iled It a i,
a;ul vtid ti t Auiei't i
strong tnoih lo tra' -ad
own w ..
Mr .-i.i i Wolf sal
iiilll 1..1I1 1
an m iii, s
w. rid u r
to the 1 i ."
I u' r ' n
, j i ! a f r iui ,
i ent il. i i
-fclUcv- n i. x
aat I" ' i
ls port stricken I' se t' ' . e
a'aiitl-s ,.i Tnsh-uen t-jt oth, r f
m& help it buRd tip t"" r gtreatn ss n
Irelaini nl go lo t nri i Lneii . la.
Vr'. v t i w mt- '.fn on iri-li t J
Hj ta.ll-ii ' i ia coi'dit on ?' grat i uis
crae -or u e civilized v orM
"fcv rv ti re vou have i een un e
ful h Niin, "but the op ri iaity has u t
b.eu ai'O to you to rile 1'. tli iaial r
vuur i ii t1 He eiiuvtl i trnjc, that t s
c,u:itrv m ihl nver ii!
law to U iitffit the arc'
land and th lyraut of i..
it to pass a
iKiny of Ire
orUI. The rcs.l it ions or the i
ing were red
Iv tb.s., n ' irv. Mr P I 11 .h,ur i.i. Tri
were as follows.
WUereas a just cause Ii-i forevtr a 1
the caust P Ireland is ui snowif dj.eu to
be lust in ilie civilized w r'd, and
ter.is Hiislaml jn.t w i litani. i t. i
progress of the nations n" the anh in
chautv, iusuce and humility, -till pur
sues tier rr!-nt!fss p,,lic f et. rmirui
tktn in Ireltml. and does nothing fr an
lmperisl e I, over v; i ife.vv n trMlot n
people, althongh subjocis . her ride aril
Where i- we are inform. -I ihat au m
tempt will again be it idt to Oeludt tie
America ii pauple into a i.uiiicatioii ot tie
arDltiatiou treatv iietue,ii England and
the Lnited States, and
Whereas, tlie .iiuim rsuy of IreL.r.d
great and heroic struggle for Hrertv and
home rule, in v.hich the hero; of the na
tion gave gen -rously of trcw life and
blood for GKi awl countrv 'is approa fc
lng: therefore ba It
Resolved, 'that we, citiens of V, ashing
ton. in cunventfcm asei M k a l ve-s of
justice, pledge our ttvalt, and suprc rt
to the cause of Irt-lmi i raue which,
though it has met re rs'- has never a
ceptexl defeat, and never will, a raa-e
which has lived glo t siv ou dur.ng v e
ages that we proclui ,r lntnti..i ard
renew our determination uf asmg eve y
legitimate means of furttirhig tie ut .ae
of Irelaml. and thit we will n.ir desj5
from our efforts till V long c'eijy i
justice be granted, and b it
Further resolved, T'lat we, while ar
provlng of arbitration . a n ans . f
settling dipute- anon, nations au 1
white we will hail with i lbtht the o y
when the rword shall le left h rio
in It scabl ail. vv?, ar t.i( -anie time e
nonnce tht- Spetirie art.it i tdon treaty a
a ileluakin ind a snare
"t is not .neant for peace but for war
England, beginning to fe r the growi.
power of tti United -.1 us nlmply w ii p
U set ns aJMile in rijer tie uiore ru' y
and the more powerful! v n deal with t
natWHis or Europe The ' r i ration tret
if ratified, would se've is m allUim e m
Europe, and woulit sirn,. i en the i ,
ot England against aU t i ir e.ja p i
nations, white Aiuer.ci i nil ami . uld
reap no posibIe lienrit i m it V. y
sliojld America trengi lieu 1 i gland. iair. t
France, or against Gem my. or ,iai -Rssia,
Was sh-our Tri" i in "7. ' W 1
Kile our friend in lsl Was s?e r a.
friend In GI7 Xo. n r i Jie our friend
now. Moreover n c -"li ration treity
would aprve no pur We are too f..r
advaueed in civllht in, ri a- il human pn
ress to rush rashly nun v r. We wo-Jil
not. In any vent, go to war till every
possible exiKillenb had been exhausted
Continued on srxth pige
IVY BUSINESS COLLEGE-Mn and K.
None better; $2Q a year; day or night.
ShlnttleK, FlorMu Cypres. "54 50
Xier 1,000. Every shingle perfect-