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VOLUME XV. NO. 3JL8.
Troops o! France and Spain Disgrace Their Uni
forms and Bring a Stain Upon Civilization by
Their Conduct at Casablanca.
S. W. BoUod, the First Refugee From the Moroccau City
to Reach England Tells of Horrible Atrocities Upon the
Part of the Soldiers Which Would Do Credit to the
Tribes of Darkest Africa Defenceless Men Were Shot
Down and Girls and Women Outraged in the Streets.
Leicester England, Aug. 20.
Atiocities too horrible to mention
nml n disgrace to tlio civilization
they veiu supposed to leprcscut,
are charged against the French and
Spanish soldiers and sailors at Casa
blanca by S. V. .Bolton .the ilrst
refugee l'rom Casablanca to reach
The whole massacre there. Bol
ton .asserts, was delibqrately ar
ranged by the French. The in
vasion of Casablanea was so ar
ranged as, to cause the Moors to
resort to violence thus giving tho
invaders nn excuso for shooting
down helpless natives land resort
ing to terrible outrages against tho
Bolton is .connected with tho
North African mission. He made a
lengthy statement to tho United
Press, bristling with sensational
charges which show the French
and Spanish occupants of Oasn
blnncn in a terrible light. Ho said:
"The' eonduct of tho French and
Spanish soldiers at Casablanca wis
a disgrace to rivihVation. It is al
mosj bpyopd belief that such hor
rors aH were committed by Span
ish and French could bo done by
,Thopgh "my country has allian
ces with both Franco and Spain
3j V'waiM il mv duly to reveal
Chicago and Alton was Rendered Prosecution Proof for
Testifying Against the Big Oil Trust in Chicago Dis
trict Attorney Gives Out a Statement.
Washington, Aug. 20. Former Unit
ed Statea District Attorney Morrison,
of Chicago, says ho promised ab
solute Immunity to the Chicago and
Alton Railroad, In return for Ita as
sistance to tho government In prose
cuting t)ie rohute cases against tho
Standard Oil Company. This Im
munity, ho declines, extends to indi
vidual officers, of the lallroad as well
as to the corporation.
"Did you outer Into tho Immunity
agreomont on behalf of tho govern
ment with representatives of tho rail
road?" ho was usked today,
"I did with Ralph M. Shaw, of
Chicago, one, of the counsel for tho
Chicago a,nd Alton railroad.
"Did that agreement refer to cor
porate Immunity, or only to Individ
"Tho spirit pf the agreement was
broad encpigh to cover every kind.
JAPAN WANTS CONTROL
Ai$50,000,00t) Loan is Sought to be Floated in Germany
and it is the Belief That the Money is to be Used in
Securing the Groupe of Islands for the Mikado.
Berlin. Aug, 20. Despito all
denials there soma no doubt that
Japan is trying to raise monoy
with a view to tho acquisition of
tho Philippines. From nt least
two reliable sources comes positive
assurance that tho Berlin repre
sentative of the pool of eight Jap
anese baplcs onmissioned to limit
a $50,000,000 bond issuo in Oer-
tho truth and L declaio Franco de
liberately arranged to cause tho
massacru al Casablanca, as uti act
of petty levenge.
"It was all n brutish blunder.
If in tho ilrst instance Franco had
landed fiOO or (100 men to preserve
older there would not Jiavo bef.i
auy massacre. There was no need
for Franco to try to capture the
town, for the Moors stood ready
even to deliver the keys to France
if they bad been skcd for and
to punish in any way agreeable to
France, this assassin of Europeans
whom wore in prison. But Franco
landed loss than 100 men who tried
to force their way into Casablanca
and when tho Moors lesisled, be
"The whole affair was pre-arranged
with the idea of making
the Moors the aggressors so that the
French and .Spanish soldiers could
have the sport of killing defense
less men and women.
"When tho French got control
of Casablanea they let loose the
,forcign legion.' whoso ranks' nre
composed of the worst criminals in
"Many of Ihe sichts T saw com-,
inittrd by theso soldiers are unprint
able. T saw them looting. T saw
them carrying nway young Moor
ish girls, co'mmitting nnmnntionable
crimes, right in the streets. T saw
Wo ngreed to grant tho broadest kind
of Immunity to the railroad If It
would enter Into u bona ildo pledge
witn us to furnish In faith nil the
facts concorned in indictments ami
conviction of tho Standard OH. To
havo restricted Immunity to tho In
dividuals of tlio railroad, or to 'the
road in Its corporate capacity, would
have been in violation of tho spirit
with which tho agreement was sought
"Did you make tho agreement on
your own responsibility or with the
approval of tho department of Just
Ico?" "It was mado with thp knowledgo
and approval or tho attorney .gener
It Is expected that Attorney CJoneral
Bonaparte will make a public state
ment nftor conferring with Associated
Supremo .Tustlco Moody and Federal
Judgo Landls. It'lW
many, told the financiers with whom
they negotiated that tho funds are
desired to bring America's insular
possessions in the orlont amder the
Just how Uio islands aro to
change hands, according to tho
Japanese plan is not clear. Gorman
bunkers have definitely informed the
Jupaueso that tho financial stringou-
llie'm massacre wounded ami help
"Onu Moor I saw emerge un
armed from n siainls tomb outside
the city wall and tiy to escape, but
he was-shot down. While he was
helpless on the ground a French
soldier beat out his brains.
"Orders woio issued iiial all
natives carrying whjte la& must
besolf-guarded. but the order was.
useless for the soldiers never look
ed for Hag?, but shot to kill every
time- they saw a human moving be
ing. I, saw one Moor run tho gaunt
let of forty bullets before ho An
"The French and Spanish soldiers
equalled semi-civilised tribesmen in
their savagary and barberty. Noth
ing was sacied to the'ni. They were
like ft gang of uncontrolled cut
throats "Tho Fionch officers at Casa
blanca aio trying to excuse tho
excesses by saying tho soldiers got
out of coiil i ol but this is not so.
The officers made no attempt to do
so. The French soldiers caused
1000 Moors to be massacred, with
out oven. raising n hand to stop tho
The stories told me by Moors af
ter tho 'massacre are heart-rending.
One Mooiish merchant, a man who
enjoyed the respect of everybody,
replied when T inquired nbont his
family. 'My young son is dead;
my three daughter are worse than
dead.' This is a short history of
hundreds of fu'milies. What I saw
Mill go down with me to my grnvo
as too horrible to even think of.
"Tho French aro hated with nil
the bitterness of the Moors natiup
and tho Germans ore reaping ,. tlie,.
benefit, for tlio Moors aro turning to
them as "much more fit rcpi-esenta-tivos
of civilization. France, now.
will not dare penetrato into tho in-
tonor, for every tribesman if
swo-n to revenge and if French
soldifirs onco gpt outside fortified
positions, they will "meet a different
irecoplion from that at Casablanca."
cy 'piakes tho floating of tho loan
lieie an impossiblity at present;
that nothing can bo doqo before
Oclobur in any event and boforo
then Oei mans will not consider n
loan to tho Mikado's ' if Jupan
Americsin war rumors ore still in
OHIO, TUESDAYTfiVlCNlNG. ATJGrtfST JiO, 1901
Will he-Map tInto Hie Men
tal. ComTition of Mrs.'
faTHr G. Eddv
H. Aug. 20. -Fur
ther airangoifteiii-. for the next ex-
Eddy at her
homo in J'jTifMiiit
View. . were.
made tOday-iWucii tlio 'masters con
tinued then ilfumi) into thu mental
condition iJfei4ie aged Clnistinn
Science hM$jT General Streeter.
senior ccunsejTwJji- Uio dofense ac
cepted tho Jmfp-Mmn of the law
yers of theJjgSiPvt Friends" that
the masters xhJi heir next visit be
accompanied yMS' iwo olieuists se
lected by TM "Nov t Friends".
wlTo will licBMSn this opportunity
to prepare llj?ftMiN (o testify con
coining MrswJ.yl.lv 's "mental condi
tion. It i4pip"li:ilile that besides
tho two alienist-, only one attor
ney representing i-ncli side will 'no
permitted lojenmpaiiy the masters
in their visilF
The defence t".lav brought tho
books and papi of Joseph Ann
strong, Mrs. jFlvl.K publisher, to
A SERIES OF
Berlin, Lille; France, and New York City are Visited by
Accidents ,-Wthich Total a Hundred and a Half of
VictimsMany are Injured in the Accidents.
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t ,..- JfBfeliiii. j-Acs:
Berlin. Aiur. A20. A terrible
mining disaster k has occurred in
China resulting Ti?v the death of
about V2 person's,, including two
German engineers." according to dis
patches rcecicd)j,fero today. Tho
message comes from Thing Tsau
and snv, an xplosion in the Fang
Tse mine had escaped the disaster.
Thu two (leiMiiuiH ,Vveio Meting as
foremen of ( hiuesc&mining gangs.
Lille. Fiance. Amr'20. -Eighteen
workmen aio IoIhvh1 to have met
a frightful dcathjff today in the col
lajiso of a lioiLsojijfii which they
were woiking. TJiby. wcie on the
eighth story uhonthp building ca'
eil in and tln-v w'cro, hurled to tho
NIB3LING AT' THE BAIT.
Concord and had them placed in
the, vault of tho cleik of tho couit.
General Streeter objected to their
oxnlninntion at tins time on the
ground that they nr nn important
pait of hm case and ho wishes to
put them hi cvideiico at the property.
Powers May Take Concerted
Action to Unseat the
Palis. Aug. 20. Concerted' ac
tion by the. powers to depose the
Sultan of Morocco will probably be
taken in thu immediate, future un
less ho discontinues his vacillating
power and shows some ability to re
pies the present lawlessness and
disorder m his kingdom. France
a ud Spain, it was announced today
have exchanged views on thu ad
visability of such a move.
Practical assurances have been
given, it is suid. that England. Ger
many, Italy and Austria will sanc
tion Mich a move.
earth and buried under ' thu deb
ris. Three bodies have lalready been
removed. Jt is believed all the "incn
Xev Yoik, Aug. U0. Throe per
Mins were fatally injured and 15
seriously as the result of nn ex
plosion which occuricil t 1 o'clock
today at the Manhattan Dye Works,
in Kast New York. Three Ambu
lance calls were sent in.
The building caught fire and is
Several employ, jumped from
third story window and were more
or less seriously injured.
This Question is on Tip of Everyone's Tongue Now
That End of the Interesting Struggle is so
Near at Hand and Everyone Is Anxiously
Awaiting the Final Decision.
Numerous Final Week Methods of Getting Subscriptions
and Ballots Have been Set in Action and Indications are
That no Subscriptions Will Succeed in Evading the Can
didatesExtension of Vote Schedule Proves Popular and
Many Candidates are now Going Alter the Big Sub
scriptionsTalk of New Candidates Entering and Can
didates in Apparently Less Active Districts will do Well
to Look to Their Laurels.
ROLL. OF IIONOH.
Mrs. M. Kerstettor ... 170,301
Mrs. .1. Reldenbnugh 1R2.1I8
Mrs. Mao .Mitchell .. fit,80:t
Mrs. Walter Mbler ... 3B,9.r.r.
Miss Stella Kenyon ... 2!),11fi
Mrs. H. A. Illgford .. 2C,!t5ft
Miss Ilosetto Knapp .. 15,807
'Who Will get tho Boo automo
This question, muliy times uskeil
ilui-lm; .the,, pivuress i(f.-abeMarlon
.Minor great $li"00 votliiR contest,
is on the tip of everyone's tongue
now that end of the spirited though
friendly struggle is so near nt hand.
r.veryone In the city and vicinity
who Is Interested In the contest, anil
If there's anyone In tlio city or vi
cinity who Is not Interested In. tlio
contest tho fact has been suppressed,
la now on tho keen edge of expect
ancy, awaiting only the flnol decision
to glvo tho grand prize, the hand
some automobile, to the candidates of
In tho camps of the different and
opposing candidates quietness now
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reigns supremo. Although many ef-
I ,,no , ,,, . c Ht, fr, ',,,,,.
onnonents as to their reserve strength
the quietness which nil maintain lias
effectually blocked tho realization of
their desires In this direction. Those
candidates who in their political wis
dom form nn estimate on tlio strength
of their opponents with a view of ov
ercoming it will havo to satisfy them
solves with an estimate which under
the circumstances can hardly bo bet
tor than of tho hit-and-miss variety.
Practically overy conceivable plan
for getting subscriptions and ballots
Is being set In action now that the
close is to near anil every day now
the contest contains new features of
Interest More earnestly than over
SINGLE BALLOT ffiTOg I
For IUIsm or firs.
Tills ballot to be
deposited in ballot
ENGLISHMEN SEE NO)
SIGNS OF A PANIC
London. Aug. 211, English finan
ciers sco no bigns of a. llnuncinl
crisis. Wbilo admitting that lniukot
conditions aro bad and will probably
baComo worse boforo they get hot
ter thoy do not beltevo a panic is
imminent. Many biokors attribute
tho present 'market disturbance to
America nml chiefly to President
RooSQvelt. All expressed tho hope
that his speech today would show
he intends to purchaso n. less rabid
policy towuul flnoncial magnates.
PEIOE TWO OBNTB.
before the candidates are now mak
ing their hunt for subscriptions and
ballots which they are now corralling?
with unusual quickness. Even If a
subscription should bo so prevorso
as to try to dodge a candidate tho
candidate Is sure to traco.lt to its
loir and capture it in tho end just
Orea.t Interest nml popular approval
has been shown in the extension of
the ote schedule for the remaining
days of the contest AH candidates
will hcuclH by the extension of the
scbeilulo nml most of them have man
ifested an Intention to get ns many
of tho big subscriptions ns possible.
Tho extended schedule accompanies
the write-up In this paper.
In reply to a question several times
asked during the lost few days the
Marlon Mirror wishes to state that
nominations In thu eonfcst may bo
made at uny time up until the final
closing of tho polliJgutiinluy even
ing. To have their names entered in
tho lists, though, candidates must have
at least three thousand votes to
their credit. Since the extension of
tm vote s-ehcdulo has been an
nounced new candidates in a num
ber of the districts can . with a
little effort secure tho lead in
their districts and probably win
the. diamond rings, if not the auto
mobile nt the finish. One new sub
scription for ten years would get
n enndiiliite a special ballot for
oO.OOO votes mid 'in several of tho
districts this would put a can
didate to the top of tho list with
a good 'margin of lead. Those can
didates in the districts whero tho
vote has not yet mounted very
high will do well to look to their
laurels from this time on.
Tim honor certificates yesterday
went to Mi's. M. Ker&tctter. dis
trict one; Miss Marie Stuber. dis
trict two; Mis. J. lleidenbaugh.
district three; Mrs. J. Howe, dis-"
trie! four; Mis, Stella Kenyon,
district five; Mrs. AValter Bibler,
district six and Miss Anna Pittman.
As all arrangements havo not
yet been completed full details; for
closing the contest cannot bo given
this eeiiing hut will bo given to
nil .i row evening.
counted must be
around, border and
Big Real festateiDeal
An jfSOOO leal estate deal was
consummated late yesterday by E.
S. Moon of this city and Charley
Pox of Mansfield, Ohio, through,
tho assistance of their agent. Ed
mond Hudson of this city and
Brumfiehl and Kelly of Mansfield,
whereby three city properties nd u
grocery stock was exchanged for
1(10 acres of land 4 1-2 miles west
of Mansflold. d-wk
Beatty & Long's ?1.60 and ?2 00
heavy work or medium wolg!it shoes
aro "strictly In It" for value.