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VOLUME XV. NO. 248.
Herr Muehlberg in Addressing English Journalists,
as a Representative o! the Government
Says Germany is Not Menacing
the World's Peace.
He Declares That Kaiser Wilhelm's Only Object is to Open
the Doors of the World-Efforts of Foreign Newspaners
to Stir Up a Feeling Against Germany Because of the
Attitude Which She has Assumed Regarding Disarma
ment or Limiting Bellicose Preparations are Decried.
ncrllu, lay H0. Tho vLsitfng
British journalists arrived .here yes
terday l'rnm Urenieii nnd worn re
ceived ill llio rnihoail slntiou by
Prince 'Hatzt'oldt von Trnohenberg
nnd" oilier members oC tbe recep
tion committed. They were enter
tained nt . public banquet hero
ln-st evening. Hen1 Muohlberg, un
der .scoiolnry of .stato, representing
the government. In the course
of, his remaiks Herr Muohlberg
"TC I Hook over tho foreign
newspapers 1 eonio across nearly
every day some vcrsiou of n curious
talo thai seems to find many ablo
mid zealous propagators in foreign
pa'pers, including a good many
Kng'lfck papers. I must confess
t)int,it is tho talo that Qonnaiiy
is threatening or imperilling tho
poneo oiC the world. Tho German
army is viewed abroad with a sus
ipleious oy a n war engine des
tined one' dnj to bo lot loose- and
sprcndrtfisttirll.'inro and tenor over
rnctil1dmcii. it is true that fier
many has n great and gallant army
of which Wo are justly proud, but
eaa anybody provo that this army
since the establishment of, tho em
piro, hns beott misused 7 That wo
have frivolously rVked tho lives
of our wins?
illegnt'iling tho German navy ITcrr
Muehlborg remarked :
Christens King Edward's
New Yacht Which was
Glascow, Scotland, May 30-In tho
presence of an Immense crowd of
spectators tho turblno yacht Aloxnnrt
rln, built for King Edward, was suc
cessfully launched today at tho ship
yards of A. & J.Inglls. Tho christen
ing ceremony was performed by tho
Trlncess Loupo Duchess of Argyll.
rniio Alexandria Is a steel craft of
about 2,000 tons displacement and
4.G00 Indttod horsepower. Sho Is
SOO feet in length, 40 feet In breadth
and 28 feot In depth. Tho vessel Is
resigned moro with a view to com
fort than to speed or show, It will
contain a lmndbonmo pavilion room,
smoking room, dining room and
commodious quarters for tho officers
and attendants of tho king. A novel
foaturo will bo two small tea house
which havo a clear vlow ahead and
nstorn and over each side. An elogapt
fctatrway gives access to tho bridge
Celebrated at the Jamestown
ers Make Addresses
, 'Norfolk, Vn.) May 30 Patrick Hen
ry'Jbay was observed at thn James
town jExwsltlop today nnd It proved
tho most fltioceastul of tho special fea
tiro daya.oslabratod nt tho oxposltlou
HAS NO CHIP
'J ieal Htatoments, especially
from your country, th.it wo con
ceal unr p.'ograiu cast a veil over
our ultimate aims. I am at a loss
to understand this. Our piograin is
open lo the woiJd. The loini of
our naval law of 11)00 cannot bo
violated by the executive. It gives
definitely and cleat ly the program
of tho intended hlrength of our
"When compared with that of,
the Briti-.lt there cannot bo a
doubt .loft In the mind of on un
projudiuil .disci vor that our navy
is intended only for the protection
of our shores and sen-home trade.
We strivo tor nothing else l(itt
for this wo strive with all the
rights of every great progressive
and honor-loving nation."
Confiiiuing Herr Muchlberg al
luded to tho historic sufferings of
Germany when hor territory was
the battle ground of Europe and
"Noverthehvs- skeptical persons
might .rely 'that those 'powerful In
struments of war aro very danger
ous becaus' some day they might
induce Got many to make room for
her rapidly increasing population.
Tl certainly is truo 'that our popu
lation is increasing at the rato of
eight to nine hundred thousand n
voar. You are now in Gennanv.
Plen'-o talk with onv gentry in tho
ca( . Thoy will complain ' of lack
of laborers to cultivate the fields.
to (Uto. Tho day was appropriately
chosen for tho celobratlon, It being tho
anniversary of the passage of Patrick
IlAi.fry's fJamous resolution on tho
stnmp act by tho House of Burgesses.
Tho exercises began at IX o'clock
this morning In Convention Hall,
which was filled to overflowing. Tho
Chief orntora wcro ex-Govornor W.
E. 'Cameron and Hon. William J.
Urynn. Governor Cameron spoko on
"Patrick Henry, His Life and Ills
Work for His Country." whllo the sub
suJbJeets of Interest to tho legal pro-
atlon Without Representation Is Ty
Begins Two Days Session at
Savannah, Ga May 30 The bench
and bar of tho state wero well rep
resented nt the opening of the twenty-fourth
annual meeting of tho
Georgia Bar Association at Tybcj
Island today. Tho programme oxtonds
over two days nnd Is the best over
proparod for a meeting of tho nssoc-
allon. Tho special features aro to b9
tho annual address of tho president,
ludgo A. Ti. MUlor of Macon. Other
speakers who will ho Jicnrd on live
subjects of interest to tho legal pro
fesslon aro Henry A. Alexander of
Atlanta, .Indgo J. B. Lninnr of Agusta,
Governor.eleet Hoke Smith, Judgo
Henry HcAlpIn of Savnnnah, W. C.
nunn ol Ccdartown, and Joseph B-
rottlo of Mllledgovllle.
Averago Tolephono Calls.
Tho lending telephone company of
tho United Stutes bus 5,000 olllces und
exchanges, opointes 4,u,'i .)3)J miles of
wire, has neatly 00,000 enpmyes nnd
1,600,000 subscribers. At iho ond of
tho year 1005 tho averago number of
calls amounted to Jl.Hi,003. Tho nv
eraaa number of eulh3 pei day per sub'
Ecribor was a tiillo ovor six.
, w Marion, onio, tjjuksday evening.
SLf I" f ' ? 'I N MEMORIAL GUN FOR
r ' l AKDERSONVILLE'S RECORDER
Go to our mines nml factories In
l lie west and you will hear the
same rotnplairt. There nro not men
enough to work them. Finally,
question our housekeepers 6n the
low ntt and Ihey will tell you of
I ho same scarcity of help.
"Twenty-five yeais ago '20,000
Germans emigrated yenily. Sinco
the beginning of tho ninclirs tho
number of emigrants has not e
coded :i0,000 per year. This will
pivivo to you that we do not need
territorial expansion that thete is
room and woil; for every new Ger
man citizen on German fcoil.
"But Gentlemen I do not wish
to try to ?nnke oiiim'Ivcs out better
than avo nro. We ate not political .Womb Tho hthtin Is u striking lllte-n-ceilic.s.
Wo need ami strive formless of tlie deail man, a trlflo over
ireo ana iionesi compel n ion in the
world's tmirkcU everywhere. But
be it in Asia or A Plica we have
only ono aim tho open door.
believe that it i- just on Ibis
lino of policy Hint wo can meel
1111(1 count suppoit.
"Whet over, throughout the. world
Kngland briii'.'f? a country under her
sphere of inflroiico sho ha? never
prevented the doolopmcnt of that
country, as .so. many other nations
have done, to their own injury.
You havo iisfil your power niid
work t open its sources of produc
tion, advance ils civiliatinn and
further jU pi ogress. You did" not
ovcludo others fiont this work in
I ho countries under British iiiflit
ciieo lut allowed them to go along
w.ith you. Here,. T believe is tho
connecting biidgc on which we can
join in tho coming woik without
prejudice to tho alliances nnd
frieudshlns linking your country to
other nn'ions." "
Tile British ambassador, Sir
Krautf O. Lnelles, followed Herr
Miiohllierjr. llo deprecated Iho an
ingonists nrttch-s njipcaiMig in some
tectum a"" the -tre- of both eoun
ttics, and snid the relations !'
tween England and Germany had
improved, but it was too e'atly to
say that the misunderstandings' be
tween them had entirely disappear
ed. Howovei;. (he cordiolty extend
ed to tho visiting Briti-.li editors
proved that the German govern
ment was trying lo remove I he mis.
iindoiNtandings and establish friend
ly relations between tho two countries."
" vli-' S I -r'i.c".- '.Ill 'iiy ' " y -" i Tf
, t Philadelphia Uedflor,
Torryvllle, Oinn, May HO. A mem
orial tjun lit honor of Dorottco At
wnter, who tendered tho nation valu
able service, by jircRervlng the list
of dean at .Aiulprsonvlllo prison dur
Ing tlie clvllw.ir, was iledlcated hero
toay with Infcresiing evcrelses. Sflss
Clara l)nrton( founder of tho Keil
Cross and a , co-worker of Atwater,
was the ruoA of honor and the ora
tion oC thoiilay was delivered by
Judge .rofeptriaiieliIoii of Now Haven.
TCM 'PITTSBURG PH1I."
Pittsburg, Pa May aO. In llnlon
alo cemetory tlfre was unveiled today
a $1,000 atatiie of Oeorgo II. Smith
moro familiarly known as "Pittsburg
Phil," the race track plunger who
died two years ago, leaving an ostnto
worth moro tlinn $1,000,000. The stat
ue surmounts Uhe $Hi,O0() maiisoleuiii
In which tho remains of tho plunger
Ho hurled, nn if which was erected by
Smith's niolhdr, who has lemarrled
filnco his doatli nml Is now Mrs. Klla
size nun uepicis Him liarehe.ided wllh
a roll of papeis m his right band.
Third Annual Boat Race Be
tween College Crews will
be Rowed Today.
Hhacn, N.' vA May 30. Many nth
lelc cnthuslnstjjjund collego men havo
arrived hera-uf witness-the third nn-
tinrvant nml Cornell to tnuo placo
lato this nftcinoon on hako Cayuga.
The start will ho nt T SO o'clock and
tho race will ho rowed over the reg
ular two-mile straightway course. In
view of tho fact that tho Bed and
Whlto has been victorious in both
of the previous races, and tho furthor
fact that Crimson met defeat a short
tlmo ago by Columbia, It Is but nat
ural that Cornell should bo tho fav
orite In tola s contest. Harvard Is
not without her supporters, . howover.
and tho general opinion Is that tho
race will be one ofs tho best over seen
WILL HE CROSS
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31 ay ;io, 1907.
Monument to the Memory of the Noted Command
er Who Lost His Life in the Philippines
Will be Unvailed This Afternoon.
President Roosevelt, Vice President Fairbanks aud Other
Government Officials Gather at Indianapolis to Pay
Tnbute to the Dead Hero--President Roosevelt will De
liver an Address Indianapolis in Gala Day Attire in
Uonor of the Occasion.
Indianapolis, Ind., May 30. Indi
ana pays trlbuto lo tho memory of
ono of her most famous sons today,
when a statue of General Henry W.
liawtoii, who met a boldler's death in
bat tin nt San Miteo, Philippine Isl
ands, Sept. 10. 1S0D. will bo un
veiled in tho prosenco of tho Presi
dent of tho United States nnd many
oth -r prominent guests. Tho statue
Is placed In the grounds of tho
courthouse, where a vast crowd of
people congregated to witness tho un
veiling ceremony and to hear tho ad-
dre.w of tho President.
President Hoo-.ovelt reached""" tho
ity shortly bdioro 11 o'clock this
morning and was met at the Union
stnlon hy a reception commit too of
citizens. With detachments of feucr
ta troops from Fort Thomas. Way no
nnd Sherlilnn acting ns escort, tho
President was driven to the homo of
Vlco President Fairbanks In North
'Meridian street, where luncheon was
served. A party of moro than twon-
ty persons, Including Governor Han-
ly.. Mayor llooltwnltor nnd other cm
Ifilnt'fcprc.sentatlvcH of the StS'io'nnd
City, were Invited to meet the Pres
ident nt luncheon.
.t 1 o'clock f-e procession will
form to escort the president to the
iieno of the day's exercises. The
parade will bo a notablo military
pageant, embracing In addition to tho
federal troops tovoral regiments of
tho Indiana National Guard, Grand
Army voters is and veterans of the
Spanish war and numerous other mil
itary and semi- military organiza
tions. Tho prominent guests will
occupy carriages, among them being
tho widow and family of General
Law ton, Drlgndlor General Clarence
It Edwards, representing the Sec-
rotary of War, Major Gen. .1. M.
hoe, who wns a mombor of Genernl
lawton's BtnIT, and a number of
other prominent soldiers.
In Meridian street, the Grand
Army veterans ,vill Join tho escort,
falling I ii Una Imcilla'ely boh Ind the
carriages. Tho route of tho piwes
slou Is through Meridian, Market,
Illinois nad Washington streets to the
slto of tho statue. All of tho streets
nro profusely decorated with tho na
tional colors, whilo the sidewalks,
yards and windows nro tilled with
spectators wiio will glvo tho President
an enthusiastic greeting. Tho
crowd Is Inoj-oased hy tho prosonco
of many thousands of visitors f' om
nil parts of ludkv.,a.
Hio program of oxerclses at tho
ilnvelllng will bo simple hut impress
ive. A flng-drnpod staud for the
speakers ami distinguished quests
was erected Imediately In tho rear
of the statuo. Washington and Dol-
awaro streets, lwth unusually wido
tnorouglifaios, nfforded good
inodatlons for tho thonmnda of
ly M. ta-1 ,, i il " IIW.WM,Mf1" ay-T
uiiiM, wiiiiu every winnow nnoruing
a vIcav of tho ceremonies, and the
tops of the buildings as well. .were
filled with men, women and child
ren. Occupying seats on the speaker's
Hand will bo President Uoosovelt.
Vlco President and Mrs. Fairbanks.
Mrs. Lawton, Governor Hnnly nnd
other state officials, General Loo,
General Carter commanding Uie de
Monument to thei Memory of General J. E. B. Stuart is
Unveiled The Old Confederate Capital is
Overrun with Visitors Grand Parade
was a Feature.
Richmond, Vn., May 30. Thiee
big ou'iitn combined today to mako
moniornblo tho oponliij of tho sovon
toeuth national loiinlou of tho United
Confederate Votornna in this city.
Tho first was tho formal opening of
the i ouiilou this morning, tliu session
being (Unoled to nddresses by intnn
Inont voternns, Uio uppolutment of tho
I necessary committees and olhor busi
ness of a routlno character.
TJio second event was a grand
parade of veterans nnd military, lead
ing up to tho crowning feature of
tho day's piogram, tho unveiling of
tlia monument to Gon. .1. U. 11.
Stuart, tho dashing cavalry loader of
iho Army or Northern Virginia.
Tho day boga t with tho city filled
with tho lnrgest crowiU of visitors
over entortnlned In Richmond. Dur
ing tlta whole of yestordny, last night
nnd tho early hours of this morning
special nnd legular trans arrived nt
frequent Intennls, bringing to tho
city thousands of tho men who woio
tho gray, togethor with tlmlr faili
ngs friends, and ether visitors. Tho
crash of hands was to bo hoard In al
most every street ns tho veterans
wero eseorteu to tho quarters assigned
Tho visitors havo found tho ar
rangements for their recoptlon and
entertainment of tho most clabornto
and pe.'fect character. Hotels and
hoarding houses rro lined nuu scores
of private homos 'invo been thrown
oper for tho accommodation of tho
cteitnis. The city Is a mass of
color, tho decorations of flags and
bunting being most elaborate through
out tho btisinoss section.
Gonoral John Gordon was the
chief marshal of tho pnrndo, which-
wns the featuro of the early nftorw
noon. In tho lino wcro the survivors
of tho Voteran Cavalry Association of
PBIOE TWO OKNl
partment of the KaKes, nnd a numboij
.of other Invited guests.
Jt. O. Hawkins, chairman of tho
monument commission, will bo mas
lop of ceremonies and Introduce tho
speak rs. Chulrmon Hawkins mode a
brief sjieech, in which ho referred
most eloipiently to the Indiana holdler
and to tho nrtlstle. b.muty of tho
Htatue erected In his memory. Uev.
I). It. Lucas, former chaplain of tho
national organisation of tho Grand
jAimy of tho Hopubllc, pronounced
the invocation, which was followed
bv a short nddreas by Governor Hnn
ly. ninlrman Hawkins then Intro
dncel Jnnws Wbltcomb Hiley, who
reail his poem, "Tho Homo Voyage,"
written nfter tho death of General
Lawlon. President Uoosovelt was
greeted with hearty applause, ns ho
eppnd forward to deliver his .ad
dress. The President's address will
be nlong patriotic lines, being a
sincere eulogy or tho character, do
voted realty to country nnd homo
nnd the courageous (pialltlofl of the
hero whoso stntuo served to Innplro
Miss Lawton. a daughter of tho
dead soldier, has tho honor of pulling
tho cords that loosed the drapery of
flngs concealing the statuo. At tho
conclusion of tho President's address
Miss Ijiwtoii wns given tho signal.
nnd sho seized hold of the ropes with
a quirk, determined grasp that be-
spoko the Law-Ion spirit through and
through, within a moment tlie starry
folds about the statuo began to rhnko
and part. Gradually they dropped
away and off tho heroic figure, and all
at onco they fell from the statuo In
a he?p. As the statue came into
full vlow Its magnificence was strlk-
FJiec-.linclv. nrnkimtAd... i .ttm twi
..- .- ..t- - ... ,rw,,tV
mighty cheer, led by tho President.
was heard, almost drowning tho
strains of music from the band nnd
the .salute of guns from a battery sta
tioned in the courthouse yard.
Immediately after the conclusion of
the ceromony. tho President will ho
escorted to tho Columbia club, to bo
entered by a commltteo until tho
ilm for his departure for Lansing
at i! o'clock this ovenlng.
tho Army of Northern Virginia, gray
clad veterans Jrom ovory stato of tho
South, members of tho Sons of Vet
erans, tho Confedorato Monument as
sociation, tho United Daughters of
the Confederacy, and various other or
ganizations. Tlie music of tho bauds, tho wav
ing of tlw torn nnd tattored battle
flags, 111,0 rattle and clatter of tho
hoi sex and tho field nieces aud tho
ninny ninrching voter ms served to
tin t tho prorossion with Just enough
martial color to mako it form a fitting
preliminary to tho unveiling of tho
liandwMiio bronze monumout to tho
illustrious cavalry leador.
Tho exercises of unveiling weio
opened with prayer by tho Rev. Wal
ter Q. Hiilllhon. of Staunton. Vn.,
who was a inombor of General Stu
nrl's staff 'IMio oration of tho day
was delivered by Gonoral Theodore S.
Gnrnott iiImi a member of General
St linn's stnlf. nml who wns Intro
with the general when ho received his
death wound. Tbe unveiling cere
mony was performed by Miss Vir
ginia Wnller, escorted by Master J.
K. B. Stuart, lwth grandchildren of
General Stuart. Mayor McCarthy ro
colved tho statuo on bohalt of tho
City of Richmond.
"Burlington, lovva, May 30. Tho
Iowa Stato nil! Posters and Distrib
utors' association hold Its annual
imcetlng hero today with a good at
tondnnco from all parts of the state.
Tho officers In chargo of tho meeting
woro President W. W. Moore, of Djl's
Molnos, Vice President Charles T.
Kindt, of Davenport. Secretary A. J.
Rushy, of Marshalltown, and Treas
urer F.lhert Payton of Centrovlllo,
duced to the assembly th.QUi.auda by
Major A. Rt Voiialllo .fr.,lln'oflior
of Gon. Stuart's jbMiartllAoWs
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