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IN THE SOUTH
Governor Gandler, of Georgia,
Gives His Opinion,
"FANATICS AND FOOLS"
XHio Present-l>i?y rouse of t'oulllcl*
Itelwcen Hu' ICncos Im Ilm Somit Im
ill" IntcrtiieilttlltiK ofI<"i?i?i?l tc* nu?l
Fools Who Know KoIIiIiib About
iho Nlliintlon -The tat-pe? IIa;;
(fty Telegraph to Vlrginlnn-Pilot.)
Atlanta, Cla., July 28.?Governor
Candler has, since the Mninbrldgc serh i
of lynchiwis occurred, I.h nslcetl by
newspapers in various i arts, o( the
cituiiry to give Iii i opinions on the race
question In t"hc South, nnd in reply i"
one of them the Governor has fully .mil
freely expressed Iii:? views its to the
cause of the conflicts und the remedy
therefor. The Governor believes the
present-day cause "f the uprisings i.1
the intermeddling with relations of the
whites and blacks in tit - South by
??foils and fanatics," who know no?
thing ,it>.nit tin- situation, but think
the whole trouble dated frorii the day
of emancipation. Governor Candler
believes 11 restricted suffrage nil! rem?
edy the ?vll: that the '?.ill.it be given
only the intelligent negro1. As to the
disposition to be ni.nl ? of the large p*-r
ccntage of illiterate roes the Gov?
ernor makes ho suggestion.
N?>T itlCADY 'VOW SUFFRAGE.
The Governor begins Ills paper hy re?
ferring to the emancipation, contrast?
ing tin- I rent mi at of negroes by tin
white people nf the South before the
war to that of the "carpet-buggersV Im?
mediately nfter. lie says:
'r Before the ballot vvtis thrust Into
the hands or the negro unprepared for
It, nnd utterly ignorant of it" sanctity,
and of the responsibilities of citizen?
ship, notwithstanding ho was :i slave,
he wna happy and well contented to
oecupj thht subbrdlnate place in sb
cloty, to which hi.-* nature and his con?
dition assigned ill in.
CAIU'KT-HAa I t KG IM K,
"Hut after his emanclpntl in came his
enfranchisement, and ivith his ehfrtin
chlsement came a hoard ??!' carpel bag
gcrs, penniless adventurers, without
principled or patriot sin. who look
charge of hlin when IiIh former master
and protector, with whom lie had livi d
fur genera I ions mi t'he most friendly
mid often even ..n affectionate terms,
was dc-cllizenijsed by the partisan re?
"These carpet baggers calling them
sclv.-s Itcpubllcans. hill really only ? ??
baud of marauders. In id together by
tile cohesive! power nf i>ti 1 >1 i<- plunder,
swarmed all over tin- South like the lo?
custs in Egj |il ol ? id. 'and falsely
taught Ihe negroes thai the Southern
white men ivor*> solely responsible for
their enslavement and we're their worst
and only enemies, and Hint therefore,
It was Ihelr duty and their Interest tu
vote against then! and ihelr party, and
oppose everything they iv< re in favor of
and favor everything they wertj op?
posed?In a word, hatf them.
TAUGHT Til MM IDLENESS.
'.'They taught them Dial freedom
meant Immunity from toil, tli.it liber?
ty tin-.hi: license and tiiat they were
the "ward:; of thr nation" and Would
be protected by Ihe general Bovern-J
ment, whose bayonets gllsti ned in
every hamlet, whether tiny win- rlglil
"These evil Irnchlngs ii.nl bul little
permanent V'Toel upon tin grown up
negroes, but upon the children, iho geh
crntlon which has grown to man hood
since that time, Ihe effect hin I?. n
most baleful. Tins, were the prime
causes of the alienation of the negro.
"FANATICS AND FOOLS."
"A more Immediate cause is Ihe per?
petual Intermeddling with tin- reintl nit
of the races in the South by fannlies
nnd fn.ds who know nothing about the
??They call town meetings and dis?
cuss imaginary wrongs of the South?
ern upki-.i which do not exist, and de?
nounce the Southern white people for
crimes they have not committed; they
publish in Ihe newspapers grossly ex?
aggerated accounts of such crimes as
nie committed ngninsl tin negro in the
South nnd Hiiiii any retaliation; they
write Incendiary letters to turbulent
negroes all over tie- South, advising
them to arm themselves with Win :. --
tor rifles, and for every guilty rapisl
who pays the penalty for his crime, to
shoot down the li::t two whit- neu he
SENSELESS A XI? UNJUST.
"Thousands of such letters have been'
written 10 Georgia in the lam three
months, r.y sut'h melh ids tin y .vi?, in?
to existence the very state of things
they pretend to deplore, a condition <>f
affairs thnt did not exist and never!
would have existed, bill for them ami I
Inch sens ?!".-?.-?. unjust, incendiary con?
Governor Cnhdler say;- the Intermed?
dles of the North do not represent a
respectable minority, and that tin- law?
less and criminal negroes of tin- South
constitute less. He continues:
THE CAUSE OF LYNCHING.
"A few abandoned, reckless; criminal
ncgrdes are responsible for ail the as?
saults and lym hlngs that have oc?
curred, anil their influence on those
around them i.-- deplorably ii.nl and far
i ?.: hing.
S?ll ;; ;s true thai the crime which,
nine times i ul of ten is the cause. Im?
mediate or remote of lynching', is as
much deplored by the better class >?f
ne0Tfje* .m by the belter ?.lj^a of while I
men. But as because some negroes
????iiimlt this crime, the whole race suf?
fers, .*???. because some white men lynch
these criminals, ail the while people of
the South nre abused.
"It Is a slngulur fact, too, that the
Pharisaical fanatics who h ive most i"
say about 'Apuches,' 'Southern barba
rlaiis,' etc., always stress the atrocity
of the lynching, but I have in vor yet
heart! of one of them saying or doing
anything to discourage the crime which
"Indeed In some cases instead of de?
nouncing Iiis crime, they have assailed
the character "i" the victim of the
brute's lust. This not only encourages
bad negroes, but exasperates the
friends of Southern womanhood.
ANOTIIKB CA US 13 OF FRICTION.
''Another and a continually present
cause which contributes to race fric?
tion is corrupt politics. As Is a??1 mi 1 t>-?t
l>y all candid inch, the ballot was put
ia thi- haiid of the Southern negro when
he was utterly unprepared for ii. Ho
regarded ? as only an article of mer?
chandise to bo bartered away to the
man who would |>ay him the mosl I'm'
it. whether a drink *of whiskey or a
dollar or two.
"In many places his vote, while hot
a majority, Is a balance of power.
Hence unscrupulous men .if all parties
(???at. na r-~ Mils vole and llijg the ne?
uro arouTTTTTic pulls and drink whiskey
with him. lie Is forgotten after elec?
tion and like a spoiled child, !>?? omes
i .'sent fill and vindictive. This brings
clash) s with Ihe whites."
In speaking of the remedy Governor
"In Georgia for a generation there
bus been scarcely a negro between Six
and eighteen years "Id. who hits not
had access t" n free school. As :i con?
sequence illiteracy hits dcert used
among them from S5 per cent. Iii IS7?
(?? 10 per cent, in IKO, and yel it is .1
startling fact that crime among them
has Increased In about the sann- propor?
tion that lllilerucy has decreased.
"There is. however, another sort <>f
education which can in llinc greatly
relieve the situation. This Is moral ed
iicaitlon, which tnii-t be acquired at tit"
family hcurthnionc ami in the churches
and Sunday schools, and by lite daily
contact of the Inferior nitre With the
sup- rior tor yours and even f6r nc
t .1 tint':-.
Tili: GRKATKST CR I M R
"Th ? greatest crime ever perpetrate!
not (inly against American id-as and
institutions and human liberty, hut
against the Southern negro, was when
without preparation in- was clothed'
I with all th' rights and privileges and
responsibilities <>t' cltlxenship.
"We need 11 remedy Immedluli in its
effects and iltls remedy enn only be.
found In a rpluliflcd BUffrago. Th ? hal?
lo! nuts: only I.utrusted to tin' vir?
tuous and Intelligent, Now many nien
vote win. are Intelligent, but no; vir
1 tuous and many more vol.* Who are vlr
: tuous, lint not Intelligent,
"Itcstrii : the siiffra?e to those hnv
inc li"t!i these iimtllllcatidus ami oiie <>r
the gr< teSI causes <>f Irritation will
if removed, ra<-<- prejudice a: leust in
politics, w ill bp < ilmiuateil and the hap?
piness and th" material ami moral con?
dition of iln- South.in negro will he
AFFAIRS !N CLEVELAND.
ti:i: city nie sinning to ukscmk
1 ILD-TlM I: A IM'KAI! A N'CK.
(By Telegraph lo VlrRlnlan-Pllnt) I
Cleveland. <?.. July ?Slowly and
ritt rely law and order .tic triumphing
over lawlessness and disarder, and tin''
city is beginning to i-csUmc its old-timeI
appearance. To-d?y tlie street ciirs
were well patronised, especially dur
evening. Tills is said lo be the lust in?
dication that tlie government ja win
rilhg in tin- struggle.
Mayor Farley is well pleased with the
.situation, hut he bus no: relaxed his
vigilance otic whit, and will not mit.i
the las. Vestige of disorder is wiped;
away. The Mayor and Adjutant-Gen?
eral Axline arc .u present Involved in'
a Controversy over what the troops!
shall ?!<? ami wiiu th<y shall riot do.
The Adjutant General is of the opinion
that the duty of the National Guard is
merely 10 put down rioting and not to
? i > p..ic e duly. Whatever the duty of
the National Gharri may bo. Mayor
Farley holdri that tin- troops are under
his authority, and that they will re?
main hero until lie feels tint tin y can
be dispensed with. Tin- responsibility!
of ph serving tin- order df the city rests
til. Hi - shoulders ??!' the Mayor, he
says, .nid he proposes to ?eo that his
plans lire not interfered with by aity
? me. He declnrcs tli.it lie is to i?.- th..:
judge ;'s to when tip. troops are not
Ii s .-.iid at tin- city hall that there tire
quite .1 number of the recent employes
of the sir, et railway company who
would so hack to work if permitted,
hut that ihey arc hind,red by threats
II.on sonic ??:' tin iuorc radical em?
ployes .in.1 Ihe leaders of the .-Hike, j
A wir running from Kucllri Beach
Park w.is blown up by dynamite about
11 o'clock lo-nlghl. The explosion oc?
curred a short distance north of the
Lake Shore Bnllro/itL about two miles
..1-; .?!' the city limits. The front trink
was demolished and the lloor "f tic
car shattered. There were no passen?
gers .'ii board arid the niotprman and
conductor escaped without injury.
M'KINLF.Y APPOINTS ONK FOR
SOUTH CAROLINA TOWN.
(By T< legraph to Vlrglnlan-Pllot.)
Columbia, s. <*.. .July 2S.?The people
of Florence ate Indignant over the ap?
pointment of a negro postmaster. The
City Council and Board of Trad" wan:
Senator McLnurln will entreat Presi?
dent McKinley to change his appoint?
Postmaster in question is Rev. Joshua
13. Wilson. He was first appointed by
President Harrison and was re-appoint
?.! by President McKinley List year, hin
the appointment was held up until a
short t ire ay ?.
Florence is near Lake City, where
1'. :-tn.ttf 1 r i.-.ii. . was killed last y, at.
The Situation Described as One of
SUPREME COURT DEFIED
Numerous i i_ins llettreen Support*
era of Rivals I'or KlnK'hln?thfel
Jnwttco t'linmber?, nimmt ivflvil
Willi Mippiirl Kxtoii<le?l to ill*
I'otirt l>y llight*omml<i?loiia li*it*m
- Urrtunuy IX^plrnirtl ? .Mntnnto
Men tl|>eiiljr in ly ihe t'onrt.
(r.y Telegraph ic Vlrginlan-rilot.)
Sun Francisco, July 28.- Snmonn ad?
vices uhticr rlrilc of Jhly 14th wore re
cclvcti to-dny l>y I lie steamer Modnu, as
The situation in Samoa Is one ?f great
uueuslness, 11?- - atltude ol the natives
I? :iil: far from reassuring. Several
lights have occurred In different parts
? >f the Islands between supporters of
the rivals for the kingship, and several
natives have been klllcdi Nothing much
seems t" have been accomplished by
the high commission since anus to the
number or 400 were surrendered i>y iho
contending factions. ?'Ii i<-f Justice
Chambers, being dissatisfied with the
support extended to his court i>.v the
commissioners, will leave to-day for
Washington. The German government,
The Commissioners expect to sail for
the United States on the Badger on
JUSTICE CHAMBERS TALKS.
San Francisco, July 28.?Chief Justice
Chambers arrived hero to-day from
Apia, in Speaking of affairs in Samoa,
"With respect t > the future l can say
little. In Its work Ihe commission has
endeavored lo eliminate from the origi?
nal arrangement all of the features that
have appeared faulty or weak* Titos,
sections have simply been struck out.
leaving nothing in ihelr places. What
will rob the whole document of proper
effectiveness is the tripartite treaty
under which it will have to operate. I
am sure no government in Samoa will
succeed under such ail arrangement.
The sooner the powers see this nnd
formulate s tine correction, the better
for all concerned."
Judge Chambers said he had finished
up all of the cases to come before the
conn this summer. The commission is
empowered io appoint a chief Justice
ad inter I III loact in case anything arises
before a pcrmain nt appointment is
made, l'p lo ihe time Justice Cham?
pers left, the commission had not de?
cided who the new man would he.
Ilitytlnn* Wnut American Protector
(By Telegraph to Virginian-Pilot.)
Kingston, Jamaica, July 28.?Private
advices received by mail from Hayti
state thai the conference between the
Haytlcn Minister of Finance and the
creditors of the nation on Tuesday, the
latter refused to accept the proposals
for consolidation of tile interior debt
because they hail despaired of accom?
plishing a. permanent basis of financial
prosperity under present conditions, it
Is added that lite creditors have de?
termined lo agitate for an American
protectorate to which end they are
willing to drive the country Into hope?
less bankruptcy and invite the neces?
sary American capital to extricate the
country from its embarrassments.
Moves Headquarters From Hotel to
State Library Building.
MR. PATTESON'S VICTORY
The Mcnnior Occiiplcw onien <>i Clerk
in ItnllronO UnimlHimi IIIII mill
lllrrci? Iii? ?'umI < 11 l'rom "I'liorv
? Mr. rni|p?im'? Helen! ol Hnrtlii'a
Cnnitliluto Vor iin? iiiinii - i in
Topic In I*wllllc?l i ircloa.
(Spool.il to Virginian-Pilot.)
Illchiiiond, V.l.. .Inly 2S. The defeat|
which the Martin men underwent yes?
terday In the Democra-tlo primary for
ihe selection of live candidates for the
General Assembly was the topic In po?
litical circles to-day to the exclusion
of every other. Every other candidate
elected had declared for Senator Martin
save Mr. S. S. P. Pa-ttcson. Last week
several members of the City Commit?
tee, which is overw hclmlngly for Mr.
Martin, waited upon Mr. Patteson at
his otllcc and informed him that tin
less ln> declared for .Martin he would bo
defeated. Naturally this aroused Mr.
Patteson. He went to work. Ho
smashed the slate. Mr. A. t". Harman
wa? slated by Mr. Martin as one of the
live to be olectedk Mr, HartVinn Is a
kinsman of State Treasurer Harman, of
OHIO NAVAL KESEItVES ON DUTY IN THE CLEVELAND STRIKE.
ii Is claimed, is greatly displeased w.lth
Its commissioner's recognition of the
do, islon ,.f the Supreme Court in the
COMMISSIONERS WKl?i IIECEIVED
'riif commissioners have heen well
received on all lite islands they have
visited. A; Tutulln the natives were
prepared t" accept the proposed aboli?
tion id" the royal oilli ? and th" sub?
stitution ? ?!" an executive appointed by
the three powers. At Sapoiullltn, the
headquarters of l.anatl, that chieftain
was dellant, indicating future trouble.
At Safune, the only place where the
natives took a prominent part In the
proceedings there w s a right with axes,
knives and stones Mi tin- presence of
the commissioners, one man being se?
Tlie trouhle was caused by the meet
ins of parties of Mntaaafa and Malic
ton men. who were hearing food offer?
ings to the commissioners. The out-;
come of all those conferences Is a mass
meeting being hi id to-day at Mallnuin
Point, where the lending men of both
sides are discussing th,- future govern?
ment of the island.
At Safniu .Inly l. some Mataafn
men attacked the home if an opposing
chief named Taomtil, who. with two
others, was badly wounded. Ii. M. s.
Torc h went to the .scene, but quiet had
bi en reslon ,1.
Till: ??< iIJUT DEFIED.
Last week the Chief Justice issued
orders to certain towns in S.inaii to
appear before! the Supreme Court in
eertain civil cases wh o-,, the judgment]
of the court had not been' complied
With. Chief I.anal; ordered them not:
to obey, telling th- towns to pay no ;
?attention t? the orders of the court,
which were only words on paper. Some
towns did not appear, while from the
remaining ones only Malictoa men ap- i
pearcd. Tin- Mataafa men openly de
tied the court. The Chief Justice then
asked the commissioners to support his
authority with warships if necessary,
and i,u their refusal he decided to leave
SPANISH GENERALS ON TRIAL.
COURT-MARTIAL OP OFFICERS
FOR SURRENDERING SAN?
(By Telegraph i>> Vlrglnlnn-Pilot.)
Madrid. July 28.?The trial of Gent rats
Tora! and liarcgn and others for sur?
rendering Santiago do Cuba will begin
i>n Monday before a supreme enurt
inartial, and is expected to occupy sis
or seven sittings of the court. It is
stated that General Blanco, who was
Governor General of Cuba during the
late war. has signed a deposition to the
effect that in- gave General Torn! per?
mission to surrender all of tin- dlstr :
under his eommnud, with the excep ion
of Manznnlllb. The defense nlsd relies
upon a telegram from General Linares,
General Toral's predecessor, which was
sent after General Linares had been
\\ nundi I. appealing to the nation to say
if the troops at Santiago had not mntn
iade d the honor of tile army intai t. and
"If it is necessary that a sacrifice l"
made and that some one must assume
responsibility for the events foreseen
and foretold in my dispatches, I offer
myself. In loyalty and for the good of
my country, no matter what the out?
come, I will assume ihe responsibility
of signing the surrender."
a ll i it i m Xlcnrngim.
(By Telegraph to virglnlnn-Pilot.)
Washington, July 28.?U. S. Minister
Merry v.as to-day Instructed to repre?
sent to :h,- Government o( Nicaragua
that in the (.pinion of (he state De?
partment the $9,000 collei ted -by General
Torus from the American merchants
in Blueflelds should be returned to
them. The merchants were required to
pay this am.nint of money on goods
that had previously been assessed by
the revolutionary party while the lat?
ter was In control at Blueflelds. Our
government objected to this double col?
lection and the money was placed with
the British consul at Blueflelds await?
ing the decision of the legality of the
Itockbrldgc, who Is a worm Marlin
man, though Ihe poop!,' of hi* county
tire overwhelmingly for any man to
bent Mr. Martin, of course, Senator
Martin's Influence was exerted to the
tit most to pull hia friend through.
Kvery possible method was list d to de?
feat Mr. I'attcson, lie beat Mr.
Martin's man by 55 votes.
Mit. MARTIN WOULDN'T TALK.
Senator Martin would not discuss the
victory of Mr. Pnttetton to-day. A
member of Hie City Committee, nhd a
warm friend of Senator Martin, staled
t.. the Virglnlan-PHot correspondent to?
day thai Mr. Pnttcaon's victory was the
ni".~: brilliant won in Richmond in
years. It lias already started a Con?
gressional lia.no for Mr. Pattcdon.
People came to his ofllcc, by scores to?
day to congratulate hjm.
Out of all the ante and post-primary
talk, farts and speculations, l urn ena?
bled : ? make on.- deduction: Had the
City Committee allowed the primary to
be hi Id In September as usual, and thus
given Governor Tyler opportunity to
have gotten three or four good candi?
dates In the fleldj Mr. Martin Would not
have captured more than three, possi?
bly two, of the live candidates. From
war. l have been able to learn through
conversation with three prominent poli?
ticians of Norfolk, the sentiment in that
c ity is practically the same as in Rich- |
Senator Martin has changed his
hen [quarters. He has all along direct?
ed his campaign from Murphy's or the
Westmoreland Club, but to-day he oc?
cupied the cilice of the Railroad Com
missl >ner In the State Library build?
ing. Mr. E. G. Akers, secretary to the
commissioner, had to move o\u of the
main office which he usually occupies,
ami did his work in Commissioner
Hill's private office, the door of which
was kept open to prevent callers going
to the other door which opens int.> the
room where the ffenint Mr. Aken usual?
ly receives Iiis callers.
STRIPPED Fl >R WORK.
in this latter room Senator Martin
was closeted with friends. He was
hard at work, lmving ?(t Iiis coat and
collar. Congressman Swanson was wltli
him for a long while. Mr. Leslie Mar?
tin, secretary to his broth ir, was also
in tho room .it work. Once or twice
Mr. Akers was called lit t.> be sent some
where on business. 1 do not know that
this is a permanent change of Mr.
Martin's headquarters. Commissioner
Hill is an Albcmniiu man, and the Sen?
ator's warm friend. Mr. Akers is very
closo t'i the Senator. _
TO OPEN HEADQUARTERS]
Headquarters of the Senatorial Rc?
form League will open itere In a few
days for the purpose of directing or
aiding In the direction of <"? iverrtor Ty
ler's campaign, it Is understood ; 1 be
th.-' Intention of the Executive Commit?
tee of the league to have headquarters
opened within a day or two, s? that
appointments for public meetings out
assignments of speakers can be m.ula
SPEAKERS TO REASSIGNED.
It Is desired that a meeting of the
committee be held prior to the meet*
ing of the state Bar Association Tues?
day, no that speakers may ho given as?
signments at once to bo tilled as they
return from the meeting of Iho asso?
ciation at Hot Springs. The commit?
tee's headquarters will be kept open
until the Senatorial campaign is ended,
which will be when It Is seen which
candidate has secured a majority nf the
legislative nominations. It is the in
leutlon of Tyler men to have a perfect
organization, extending into every
county in the State.
HE MAKES A STATEMENT THAT
CONTAINS BUT LITTLE.
(By Telegraph to Vlrglnlan-Ptlot.)
Richmond, V.l., July JS.?Senator
Martin late to-night give out n state?
ment replying to the attack made upon
him by lion. William A. Jones, at
Houston. Halifax county, las: Monday.
Regarding the charge that he was not
in the battle Of New Market, he says
he was siek at the Institute at the time,
but served with the cadets around
Richmond. Ho says he was never an
Ogont for an individual or corporation
before the Legislature. He was coun?
sel for the Chesapeake and Ohio rail?
road before being elected to the Senate,
and then resigned. He never told Mr.
Jones, he declares, that he was opposed
to the election of Senators by the peo?
ple. Mf says he will vote for siibmlt
constitution providing for popular elec?
tion of Senators.
Senator Martin goes Into detail show?
ing that ho did not dodge the vote on
the war revenue bill, and Is very em?
phatic, lie says nothing regarding his
alleged votes against free coinage, and
not hing as to how he voted on former
bills In tho Senato ton, lung popular
choice of Senators.
FOUR WERE HANGED.
ON Till-: SAME SCAFFOLD IN BAXi
(By Telegraph to Vlrglnlan-Pllot.)
Baltimore, Md., July ?Upon one
scaffold nnd simultaneously four ne?
groes were, at fits a. in. to-day, usher?
ed into eternity In the Baltimore city
jail yard. Three of tin* men, Cornelius
Gardner, John Myers ami Charles
James, paid with their lives for assault?
ing Annie Bailey, a 13-year-old ite
gress, while Joseph Bryan, the fourth
member of the quartette, killed Mary
Pack, a negresa with whom ho hail
A fifth negro, Daniel Rodrers. con?
victed of killing his brother-in-law,
Charles Lewis, was to have occupied
the same scaffold, but his sentence was
commuted to lifo imprisonment by Gov
The necks of James, Myers and Bryan
Were broken by the fall and they died
almost instantly. Garner's cap became
disarranged In the fall, and his con?
torted face was visible to the spectators.
He was apparently conscious about one
moment, after which he slowly stran?
gled. This accident, which was entire?
ly unavoidable, whs the only feature
to mnrr the Otherwise perfect execu?
The remains of Ihe four men were
turned over to undertakers to be bur?
led at the direction of tho families of
the dead hp n.
VOLCANIC ERUPTION CONTINUES
MOLTEN ROCKS AS LARGE As
HORSES BELCHED PORTII.
(By Telegraph to Virginian-Pilot.)
Honolulu. July '.'!, via San Francisco,
July 28.?The volcanic eruptions of
Mauna Loa Is still in full blast. The
lava. How Is apparently tilling up the
table land near the Hutiiuula sheep
ranch. Illlo and Ihe w hole island Of Ha?
waii arc enVolved In smoke. Vessels en?
counter dense clOUdS Of smoke hundreds
of mites out at sea, and navigators are
seriously inconvenienced. Kllaitea is
also smoking freely and the Indications
are that this volcano will soon be in ac?
(?'rank Ditvcy has returned from a
visit to the volcano, lb- says there is
a scries of eight craters. Flvo of them
were dead, but appeared to hive been
active quite recently, one of the others
was belching forth smoke and lire and
molten io< ks of meat size. According
to Davoy the rocks were ns big as
horses und wen*, to a great height;
It took Uav. y and his patty l.*> hours
to ascend the mountain from the'active
crater to summit where their horses
wi re leti. Tw o men became delirious
on the way for want of water. All
around the top of the mountain it was
cold. At th- crater It was very hot.
.1. S. Spratt was caught on a knoll
high up on M-.iumv Lod on two 'Ides of
which tic- lava was -'.owing. The sun
was nearly down. Ho did not know
vvhlch way to go and spont the night
there ad a desperate cnanco, us he
thought, r?t life- Ha sat up nil night
and watched the lava tlow. "W'ieh tho
fumes were Wowing hid Way he lay1
down on his face to keep from suffocat?
ing. Next morning ho feuud hia way
LAID TO REST
Funeral and Burial of Murdered
President of Santo Domingo.
TWO U. S. WARSHIPS SENT
An Outbreak Fonrod In Clly or Siial* '
Domingo ? (iovcrumeuUl Rienau res
to l'ut Down Threatened Iniar*'
rccllon?Secretory I.on; Ordera)
tlie ?it Orleans and Jnactilaa fa
l'rorcra At Once t? the Island*
tny Telegraph to VlrginIanvPllot.| 1
Fort do France, July 2S.?The ?une*&t
services over the remains of President
Heureaux, which took placo at Santin
ago do Last Cabarcllot* at 5 o'clock; lasB
evening, were attended by a large mim?
ber of people?, and were conducted wlt?
The body, which had laid In statS
throughout the day, was burled In tho
Cathedral. The governor of the prov*
Inco superintended the public mourn?
ing. Yesterday throughout the Island
cannon wire fired hourly and Mags,
were placed at halt must on all pttfdic
buildings. The Government has Issued
a decree ordering a period of national
mourning for nine days.
The city of Santo Domingo Is in a
state of great unrest, and business Is
ii J rely suspended. The people fear an
Last night a band of armed men at?
lacked Moca, where President Heu
rcaux was. killed, and ilred a number
of shots. It 1? reported that the forces
supporting the assassin have been aug?
mented considerably. The Government
has taken measures Lo put down tha
TO PROTECT AMERICANS.
"Washington, D. C, July 28.?Secretn?
ry Long to-day issued orders detaching
the cruiser New Orleans from the Norti*
Atlantic squadron at Newport and d?-t
ret ? lug-mi* -co pro*i<?M*t >MfM' 'ta 'SSU'eifJ
Domingo City. Orders were Issued also
to the Machlas, now at St. Thomas; ta
proceed to the same point, via San
Juan. These orders were made at tha
instance of the .state Department Uno?
as a precautionary measure, owing to
the disturbed condition following tha
assassination of President Heureaux,
of S.m Domingo, Neither the State nor
Navy Departments lias received any
ad\ Ices of an alarming character, but}
owing to the large American interests}
on the island it was deemed advlsabla
to take- every precaution.
AMERICANS IN CONTROL'.
It la understood that American cap*
Italists have an arrangement with tho
Dominican authorities by which prac?
tically tho entire machinery of the is?
land administration is under their di?
The N.-w Orleans la expected to sail
frohl Newport this evening. The sail
to Santa Domingo city is about ? days,
r> she is due there about next AVed
::? - lay. The Machtas Is only a few gg
ucsday. The Maohlas la only a day's
sail from that point, but she will go
to San Juan to carry back Captain
Snowi tho naval commandant of that
Cape Haytlen, July 28.?The news of
the death of President Heureaux was
hardly credited here by the people gen?
erally until last evening, when un?
doubted confirmation was received
here. Then there was great rejoicing
among the Dominican exiles, many of
whom live in .and ?around Cape llay
tlen. Th 'Se exiles, who were driven out
of their country by Heureaux. are now
preparing- to arm themselves and en?
ter Santo Dom'lngo, where they expect
their chief, Don Juan Isidore Jimlncz,
to join thorn.
THE COTTON RATE,
GEORGIA RAILROAD COMMISSION
MARKS NO CHANGE.
(Hy Telegraph to Vlrclnlan-PIlot.)
Atlanta. Ga., July 2S.?Tho cotton rata,
he iring. which closed to-night befora
the Georgia State Railroad ComtnJs*
m, resulted in, a failure to make anjj
ch ingc in tlie cotton rates for tho pares*
Members r>f the commission hall Inj?
tended to make a reduction for tiuj
bein lit of the farmers. The. plea of tha
roads was that if the farmers ivcro noiS
prosperous, it was not the duty of tho
railroads to take from themselves \o
foster tho agricultural Industry. Shjiri!
Km s within the State lead in fho op*.'
1 '.-ition to a reduction. They claim tluVl
each year a deficit occurred, which tja(J
to be met by tho individual etocW
holders, and if tho cut 51-43 maflq tia
ro ids could not bo kepi In a saJo coo??
The commission jwatiioneol arvjt sat)*
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