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Vor LIX ? N? 10,22(1.
NEW YORK. THTRSPAY. JULY 6. 181)0. POURTEBN PAGES.
FKICE THREE CEXTS.
BNLISTING VOLUNTEERS.
TEN NEW REGTMENTS OF rXFAXTRY TO
BE RAISEP.
_ FORCE OF rOURTUlM TTTOfSANP MEN
FOR 8ERVICE IN THE rHTLirriXES?
THE FIRST roi.OXEL AFPOTNTSD.
f?T TTH-BOBArH TO THT TIlIBrNK ,]
~.'ashlr.arton, July r> ? Tb*. lmmedlate organ
liatlon of ten volunteer lr.far.try reglmenta. ag
prregatlnaT 14.8O0 offleers and men. for aervlce ln
the PhlllrPfneB was dtrerted hy the Presldent
to-day. and the fnrmal orders eataollshlng th->
new commanda and rearulatlng the recrultlng
B aa kaaaed from Adlutant-O.eneral Corbln'a
offlce to-morrow morning. Headriuarters f--r the
new regtments wlll be dlatrlbut.-d '.n varlou*
rt8 of the country, with a vlew to glve each
n an opportunlty for repreaentatIin, and
th'-se heai-niarters wlll be malntalned unt'.l
rai 'Hls neods relnforcementB. the mm
rnanda ln the mean tlme being brought tr a
.-t.'.r.dard of efflclency through drllla, gar
duty, marches and target practice. The
enllsted men wlll be recrulted at the aeventy
Regular Army atatlona for the perlod endlng
June M ll*?l, "unleaB socner di?rharged."
The reglmental offlcera will etime for the mo?.t
paii fr-.m commlsBb.ned offlcera of the Regular
?? who ah-owed apedal aptnesa for eom?
mand ln the war with Fpaln. and io a few caaea
amonn recently diBcharged volunti i
ficers who dtstlnguiahed themaeivea laat sum
:ner. The aelectlon of company ofneers wlll be
T-.ioTieally llmtted to thoae who aaxv aervl--? Ifl
Cuba. Porto Rieo or the Phlllpptrea. and they
will be distrlbuted among the Ptates in pr^p ir
tion to the representatinn of auch States in
??sa. The reglments wlll be numbered
?he 20th l'nlted Ptatea Infantry VOlun
teera to the STvth incluslve. thia devloa avoldlng
the posalblllty of oonfualon xvlth the Regular
Infaatry reglments. which are twenty-flve Ir.
Bumt.. r.
TWO iiF XHE C"0_ONEI-8 PELECTED.
The 2??th Reglment wlll !*? asaembl-d as rap
lj:> aa recmlted at Plattshurg Ra-racka. Mew
Y rk. under the command of Ookmel Edmund
now Junior major in the 3d Infantry and
rrevet Ueutenaat-colonel. I'ntt; to-day he haa
been examlning aecond lieutenanta at Fort Mon
ut he xvill now proceed at once to platta
burg and aasume command.
?her of the ten reglments wlll be com
: Bd bj Captaln Jamea s Pettlt, lat In?
faatry. who organlaed &nd eommanded the 4th
Imrnunea. which aerved at Baatlago. and after '
ga-riB..ning Mantanillo was mtUrtered out of
the servlce at <\*mp Meade last m..nth. Tb"
4th was th- I tbe immune reglmenta. and
aa nearly all ita men volunteered for duty n
before they were dlsehanr^d
and bafora the Admlnlatratlon declded to utlllae j
additionaJ ?? - "?*' Rettft aspacta to
aerur* practlcally hia fonner orawnlxatlon,
talnlng men wl re n terana ;
may b? prepared for any eerviee In a few
??,.ek!? Colonel I wl - il ira get the ma?
jorlty of hls men from N< ' an^
ajew-York, but he alread;
.-arions frota aoldlera pera - ly known to him
.. tfier loralittea. and hi? reglment pr
to vle wtth Rooaevelt'B Routrh Rldera ir. many
reapeets.
The nr^anlzatlon nf earh o* ?*e reglmeehB, llk?
the two Oen-ra! r"lf ls already raclng at Ma?
nila. provtdee for 1.887 offlcera and men ta each
?nd. of Wblcb 1.3*J0 are ?nl1?ted men. 110 to
a company. thirtv-four are the band and non
? ?d reglmental stafT. thlrty-elght are
? mpany nfl - ' wblcb there are twelve
?na. fcnarteen flrat lleutenanta ard twelv*
I lleutenanta ard. flnally, flve reglmenta;
ra Recrultlng for all the reglment* wlll
,Us!y thmughrut the country.
and wlll not Btop until al! are fllled Th.
? nta wlll be inapacted whena
- r.ne or more ahould be aent to hlm. ard
-. m depaii for Manila ln the order of thelr
? ncy
COLONEL RIOK'S HON'oraRT.F RBCORD.
rdonel Edmund RW. aeJe. ted by the Preel
dent aa aenlor colonel of vorunteera to eommand
the new 28th Infantry la on? of The able?? o*
. fhe ??rviee. and would nndoubtedly have
I eeneral offleer ln the war with Prsln had
? been on duty aa milltary atta^hA to tb?
an L^gatlon ln Japan when hostllttiea
Hla appllcatlon to return home waa not
-d untlt the war aetualVy opened, and when
| aniva ln Washlnsrton the only duty he
end which promlsed to take hlm moat
waa aa Inapector-reneral on
rtafl f ataJor-Oeneral alllaa, then on th"
of atartlng for Bantlaco. ^"h-n trouble
b.?an ln the flth Maaaacbnaetta Reglment In
] ? Rirr. rolonel Rlce ahowed hla abl
bng that reglment Into ahape In a few
ind using H to drlve the Ppanlarda back
- | Pan Juan until stopped by the peaee pro
toeol From the aaoment he aaaumod eommand.
nomlnatl-n of the Oovernor of Massaehu
I no reglment advaneed more rapld!y and
- BrfOraned gr^Mer aervlce. operatlng as It
.. .hf. most atubborri body of rhe enemy
? ? tha porto Rtcaa e?r,ed!tion encounterad.
nel R1"e haa a r-ord of h-ml-m ln tbe
arar that la aeareely e.,ualied among offl^
tfti remalnlng in ?'- "", ^
. ilionad aa Anguat 28 IM1. M ??*??? ?
h >'a-^ ' ':M",'r ^ ! .nnn
to major the 1
one ln fuly. 1884. He recelved a m-lal
5 honor "for ronaplc.oua bravery ?J^lng h|l
. nt ln ?he rountercharge agalnet Pb kett a
n. falllng M?"""V?H ^^l^.buri*
ln tbe battk?^of Oett jburg
..,-. whI? nrvlng as "?^JJtSIJJj_*a:
??- I"'M'-' :av?,T' .iV^rlng
.ond and mede hia w .> ? v,,,,,r.? ....
- la travelllne at nlaht and hbHr.a &y
.Z?,h WHI Vlrglnla nnd Kentu-hy to
'nrougn -A ~:v , , ^,? ._# rn..,iinn
where he fumlshed valuable Infc
. ..my-a country
SERVKE IN THE REOri.AR _RMT
He waa bravattad in the ReguUr aatabliab
? ?, the war aa captaln. major
.Haaai raaa^actlvehr. for raiiant
-r-n,,- aanrlaaa la the batr.ea of a
orf and the Wildemeaa. In
- ,t the orgin.zat.on of The m-w reglmenta
of infantn W<* "^ _?*__?","
?ervira as a flrst Ueutenant of the 40th In?
fantry. and la the raorganlaatloa of tb.
he waa tranaferred to tha 5th Infantry. ln wtaleh
I ^rrwa witt nattBctt. n sin-e J?"uar>
I87L taklng part la Indlaa campnlgna and the
ontler tv. . ..A.?.
Adrutant-General rorMn, ln an offl.lal btat
JnT, Colonel Rlce 1 ^..{Jj
War Department thi. afu y? havlng
had a distlngulahed car*?er ln the ^a -,.>. ha n
Important dut) ? 'nai
hla partlcuiar grji-l'- _._?.hrr?-.nta
pj el not able aee..mpllBhrr n
M^'Fair ll. rhiciig
,ard at th- VI "Md" Falr ln i
He was aa,:,r.ed to thi* duty by Pr
and. aa thi ? '
rotectlon from tbaft of ihtmi^M
r\" rh,ed%;'
we 1 oa nt th*- t ? iteo mi"" , ,,, r.urt?
Cclirabbin SSard. ar^a ^"^"iS
Df thi world. and tt?clud?el ??1J??? ?"JJ^*,^
8pW8?t?lvaa of all pura
minlmum height waa Bva faet >n in
and not over 8 per eent of thejipp
aeoeptad It had a miitary nrganiaau a.
r' il ?? -'-h,h ???
DER removea all tru-ee ?f t??b*/''?* l99nm'
l??:h and aweeur.s the breaih.-Aa?u
YI8IT0R8 TO PREYFI 8.
THI PRHONBH BEES HIS WIFR HIS
BMOTHER AND HIS COUKSKL?I :_-fKI
AT THK PRJSON
Kennes. France. July "a ?For Captaln Prey- ,
fus tOyday paesed off very much as yester?
day. Mme. Dreyfus, Matthew Dreyfus. hls
brother. and Maltre Laborl. hls eounaaL vlattad
th*- prlsoner. but otherwdaje no spe< la' tnel.lent
oeeurred. As an llluaiiratlnn of th*-- IndtfTerenre
of the populatlon. lt ls arortby of note that the
words "Vlve Dreyfus "' ohfiikon upnn a wall ln
a crner of the town remain absolutely undls
turbed.
Many, however, pre<1ict trouhle on the Na?
tlonal ff>ts day. when a rerlew of the garrlson
wlll be held on the Champ de Mars. a large
open spe<* in^ide the town The anti-Drey
fusards. lt Ih 4>ar*--d. will attempt to draw the
troops into a demonatratton.
Mme Dreyftta, arrnmpanien' by her par ? -
drove tn the prtson ln a rarriae-*- tbla afternoon.
Her parenta were n. l admltted, but ?he re
malned wlth h*>r huaband an hour. <"'n leavlng
she ahowed. for the first tlme, aigna of dis
trepa. Her eyea sn rs swolU n and r*-d. as 'hough
she had been weeplng bltterly. Ph*? l? stili ln
deep mournlng, and la d*-t?-rmln'-d to remain
so untll her huaband r> tralns hl? llberty.
A somewhat larpor crowd than usual wntehed
her arrival and departure. and asraln d!sp!ay?d
Utter laek of mannern and eonsfderatlon for h?r
terrlble positlon. gatherlng amund h**r. rudely
rtarinflr her in the face, and presslne; or.e an?
other aside ln thelr ea*rerness not to lose a
einsrle detall nf her Inward agony whlch mlaht
bo reflected in her eoiiritenanoe. Her vhrlble
t ' - theae ghoula,
who, bowever, w.-re Bpeedlly d!sp*-rseri hv ?
squad of aendarmes The latter flnally barred
the two itreeta leadinu to the portal of the
pri son.
Just oppoatte *he prlaon and overlniMc'.ng the
window of th*- cell of Captaln Dreyfus and the
curtyard is a tannery Thls ha.? heen a favor?
lte COlgne of vantas;*- for a number of ph'.toe
raphers who ha\e taken snapshots of ?
arrival and departure, and as oftl n ns poeslblfl
of ihe Ineidenta oeeurrln* insid*- th" prlson yard.
To-day 'h.- pollee arf,x??d a notl r the tan
sntran ?? prohlbltlna the entry there ,.f any
rn*- exeept on b- - ? -]*.rt*.d wlth tho tan
nery Thi* rii^;.'--'irp has arouaed eonalderable
commer.t, hut ihe oarner of the tnnnory wlll
I ? ly flnd ;' prudent not to lar^re tho n-.tloe
Mai"-" Laborl Matthew Dreyfua and Mme.
Tar*.\ fus re*urn--d t.. Parla thls evenlng;.
M BERTTLLON'8 DISMISWAL UROED.
? ' " Tho Munleipa! Councll ot Paris
adopted nn ordor to-day urazlna the Tr* f> I
M I>-p:ne, to diamiss M Rert'.llr.n from
the directnrahlp of the anrhropomofrir depart
' of rhe mlstakes In hts evldenco
aa a handwritlng <
fore th-r oourt-martlal and durlre; the roviston
procee^ines before tii* Court of r'assatton. when
he e-avo the reaaona whhh led hlm to .-?
Dreyfus as tho author of the bordereau
?
FEVER 8PREADIXG \T 8AXTIAG0.
TEJt NEW CASEfl ' BEVEN DEATHI RK
pnRTKP TEBTKKDAY
pHftiaKO de r'nbs. July 5 T?n n?tr case* of
yellow fever and sevon doath? were offfelally rv
pcrtad to-day. Al! the vtctlBH of the dlsoase
were soldlera, exrept one. an American black
smith.
A now fever hospttal ha* been eaitahllshed
near Boniato Camp. north of El Cane;.
Havat-a, Julv S --Manv Amerlean offlee-*. ar*?
here who were in the Sanrlaio cnmpaigrt. and.
w I'bout exceptton. when dia uasing the yellow
fever outhreak am?n*T tho American troops in
that part of 'he Ialand, the) say fh*-y do not
belleve thore will be any safery unrll th" old
Bpanlah barraeks at Santlasro are burned. down.
BRITI8B GREETIXG8
[AL mOMAO- Flt M THB AN'C.!/1 AMF.RICAX
LEAGCE OF OPUCAT Bl'.ITAIN.
Tn tho Editor >' Tho Trlbune
S:r Afl -v r>f tho Ar.fcTlo-Amerlcan Corn
rk. I havereeelrad the foiiow
"An-io-Ar'.ortcan League if Or*-at P.rltaln
seni h-.art --st er? I agl I Anglo-Am
? ' rork nn Indepen li ? ??
and trust th*- frlend - ? ?
t4a,*-en tho two nations may cmw nr re cordlal
ANK D. PAVET.
"New-Tork, July .'., 1899 "
Tho Anelo-Amerlcan Loa-iie cf rr;??a? r>wt,-i)r.
was f.*rm*-d at tho tlme of ?h? Bpanlah war hy
emlnent Enelwhmen to expreaa frlendshlp for
the T'nltr-d Ptat*s At a meetinir, held at the
Stnff..rd House, which was attended h> \, r I
Braaaey, BJarl Gray, 'he Earl of Jer
? -. Har.-n Tennys n Monkawall, Slr
John Lubbock, K^ar-Admlral Lord .'harles
Bereaford, Jamea Bn '.ers, the follow
pted:
-iderlnt? that the poop'*.., nf the Prlt'^h
re and the T'nited Ptates are closely al
'.hertt the same llteratiii
prlnclplea I' ? ? .
^-rize the aame i^a* I [ m and
bumanlty in the iruldance -,f tho|r natlonal
pollcy and are drawn t .a-rether by Btrona
ntereata li | rta of thi
meetlng ls of oplnion that every effort al
? n thi Interesta of clvllixation and
the i ' rdlai and coi
peratlon on the part of the 1 na
7)^ reaolutlon waa afterward ?'?rned by
flve hundred of tve flral dtlaans of th" i'nlted
Kinadom.
F.'.llowlnaT thls manlfeatatlon of the peneral
Brltlah sympathy with th- Unlted Btal
? - \a,;,s f..rm.'d in this
up 'h.- followlng ad
Ws ettlaens of the Umted Btatea of \
...
? ns of s\ mpath) au 1
rahlp ?'1th this country on the pa
eltlrei ? nf the
the Bntish Emptre We earneatlj -
arnlzinK as we do that tbe
and th- sam.- prlnclplea of or
dered libertj Bhould forn the basli of an Intl
enduiing frtendahli
- a frlend-'
I dwill am*.ng u
natlcns Of tbs earth
v ... j - ? .-"? of the most promlnent
all parts of the country wei
cured, the addr*-ss-s and names of the algnera
prlnted In pamphlat fortn and fonrarded
to the I-.r!tlsh synipathl/erp
?
MR. CHOATE'I DISTIN- H'lSHKD OUEBTC.
...n, Ju'v B The Unlted s-at.? Ambai
sraad Ml
I , - ?
, ArcbMflbop Irel ? r "-'1 NIr
r nnd Mrs
_-4 ciaawtUlaai Lord M
Ph.and Jufltlce aad M-M .;ra.nthflm Slr Henry M.
Hi.d i - b Hoa aad
? .faaaor and Mrs Jebh. the H r,
> -. Rrv*-e M.-nrv While Secretary of
_nd Mr> J Moraan, Jr
? t Mori/an.
BEgCB CMBBB MINEBB '.ET BIGBBB FAT.
PbllMpaburg, Paan- J? ' ' A- a meeMn* of the
?., aaaratora of tl ' ^"k ^,r'n Bn<1 r'^
_.?_*MSNf waa r*.n -h**,H
THK FLOODS IX TEXA8.
WATEB BTILL RI8T5G IN THE UlWEk
BHAZ<?S VALLEY.
EXAGr.ERATKD REPORTJ - OF LIFE?
RAILROADfl lUFTEB HF:a\"ILY--AP
PEALI POR RKI.IKF.
Galreatou, T-x.. July B.?The Texas flood
sltuatlon ls the result of four days of steady
rain. healnnine; on June 28, whlch at some
parto k of the nature of cloudbursts. In
Bome caaea the ra'nfall was twenty Inches. and
? reral plaees II was reported as eight
inches. These beavy rainfalls caused rivers to
overfiow, In some plaees reaohing; the hlgh*st
points known In tho rentral part of the -
the flood reached its hetzht Paturday and Sun
day. The I "'?"'i *'"irt
Of the town, but there uas BO tOSS of Uf* At
Hearne ar.d Navaaota the same waa true. The
ilvert Robertaon County.
was flooied nn i that plantatlon hands
could not reach hich grnun ' Reports were c!r
culated that flfty people were drowned As
le near Calvert, the facta are
found to bo that fourteen llres were lost. All
the vlctlms were n*-a:r,.es except "ne Many
caitle were drowned On Monday the rall
roads \r. the central part of the Ptarp were m
fa'r conditfon All roada were reaumlng
through trafflc. when, on Tuesday. the fl<,..ds
' ? t BOUthern part of the State.
To-nlsrht the ? | i tuatlon ln the lower
Prar-s Valley at Brookshlre, Wallla, Richmond.
Rnsenbers;. Thomp"on, Duka, Areola, Puhrtiear,
rhenango and Columbla !? very bad Wai.Ifl
ta that the Braaos Is ten foot h'.aher than
Ir. 188S Backwater, wlthln one and a QUaJtsr
milofl of tho town. is ton feet deep. The San
Ant ? lo ar.d Aranaaa Pa.*s hrid-e at Wallla l?
?-. feet under water. The Bouthern Padflc
road weat of Houaton !? araahed out near
berg and Richmond. Tbe Banta fe hi
| H near Thompeon. It ls feared that
?he rlse now at Wallla -ets to Rosenbers:
nnd Thomrson the * .nsequenoen will be Berlpua
a- - k to-nlKht the rlver Ib rap'dly rlfllng
at Thompaon. Th- Columbla tap r->nd ls a
out. Th" i.il snd Great Worthern i*
open north, and wlll be Open to Pan Antonio to
morrow.
MANY RAILROAD- TTFD TT.
All eommunlcatirn (mm OalveetOU and Hous
ton via tbe Panra Fe, the Gel-eeton, Houaton
- - Intonlo. the San Antonio ar.d A-ansas
and the M -- ui, Kansas and Texas rall'
? is rut off The only Itnea open are tho
Texas and New-Orleana, the Houston, Eaat anl
West Texaa. the International and Oreat North?
ern and the Kansas Clty, PRtSburfl and Oulf
The nttle town of Brookahtre, ln Waller County,
where, th- IflaaotUi Kansas ard T-xas Rallroad
Rlver, ls eurrounde |
water Many paraona were cauaht In treee.
Thoae drlven out of tbe ealley flockad to the
town and are being fed The dtJsena of Brook
appealed to fJovernor Sayern for help. and
, vernor appealed to the people of Houston,
Galveetaa snd San Antonio. Th?- flrst carload of
?lona was sent from Houston thls mornlng.
T'vo carloada of prwrlelona a?era sent from Gal
veston
Rumors were cUrr-nt that many llves were
lost at Brookshlre. but "The KewaT has posltlve
lnformatlon that onlv two livefl have h~n loet.
Cungreaaprian Hawley has telegiapbed 10 ? *"?.
amnr ftayera ro aj?K the Becretary of w_r for
authorlty to send boats from Galvest.m up tho
Brazos Kiver t> - oaught m the
BoatS have already t*een sent from Hous?
ton.
One fact whlch seems to dlscredlt reportu o.
wot Braa ? Valley is
that the planters knew iho flood va? -omlng
and had tlme to warn their hand? Outalde nf
the dlsaatera al Calvert and Br okahlre, there
have ' nga ln the \n?' week
'entral and Southern
?
RAINfl HELP THK CROPfl
"The Na-As" wlll i. >t attempt to glve an estl
mate as to rhe - lt bellevi ?
?- | i than harm Cmpa
led durtrl. ta are in flne
tion. Th" watere ree< ' ra| Hy, and tho cr^.s
? -.??? -s ln the fl
and have
? ? Th" raiiroadfl are ?
'
:*es elther demollsh
..-; Wot S slnKle h\g Iron ra'
_
e?-fl'g" correapondent at S*-aley has
a.% m Rlver. He re
.
: The pe i
-h-l the llmll of their ablllty ln
Ung them, snd appeal for outalde aid
i ne| who re.k
| tr. swlm his I
The Oulf, Coi m :
f tl ? to Thomp
? I ' ient out
? to sand The
- of Thom:.s..r a!*=o were lnv<
.hS city to-nia?ht.
after nccompilehlng Ita mlfl
FLOOIXS EFFECT HERE,
BTEAMBHIP MEN PEAR HF.AVY LOfll
,-, .tt- >N ' IPTIMIBTIC
Th*? newi f the 1 - ' ' - - ? -id* ln
T* xhs. while not tendln*
i on i ?
tbe rff- I of aieadylne prlces The
hr-.k'r- ire walttni er reporta of the ezteni
.... -MmBttnaT the effec- of
the flooda '.;- " ? iton tra lt Bt ? era
were spcic ? ? at the Ei
?
t be I
. n ? feared, tv ?
f tbe gi fllni for ri pUnt
: prove to h*> th*
-.-d to
t nol al
t tbe | -v un ler ? i rery
f.niall r ?uipul ..f this
?
Henri Henta one of the leadlnj I i nes of
? ? ., Trlbune rap " "
f Wa ' ? r iiifl-h whlch
4.-ji,?? ran lefl nf it I do not bellevfl r!..,t tbe
?? Ir I* hardly eoni "l\ *td
,,ntles have been flooded, and ln
-hea stn'lnfl tha- tba
nr?t reporta of 1 " aara exaaTK'-rfl-- I
rn which has Just eome to me fr m PartS
-? . , rhe estlmate of the 1 imairt i?
. - '.Vhen li is eeaaadarad
? .- ? I par eaat of i
-
r tn* rsIns wlleh
; the low landa Wlll he b*n*-ficlal to fhe Ugb
'8The opttmtatk ~ > Mr H*-ntx ta no
,.?,?,.. 'hat enrry fr*-lKhi be
ffl -lala of 1-4 J
? -
v..r. ? >: companl- -
- any efhar klnd of frei?ht.
? ? ? iaa i
11 r g for
Ir*
1_,m"| the io-al hank* have correapondfnti ln
, hut none of them ATr -. *t nh> ta e,-lr*n'e
u anythlng. tber ?r" ,Ltk-V*??_* _??!?
Kh lh* desr-ir.tve flo-da ln ?he I.or
tha offl'-e of I-fl't.am Alexsnder \
ner* of thla ?? va\A
{{J_, , .- had y*t been reeelved from
. ^?tat*>d d!r -
NEW FAPT TRAIN TO DETR<-IT.
The Haw-Tork Oaatral'a "Detroit Bpe-cur laaew
1 New-York e.,rv day at I P- m. Klm- 6<.rvlce, no
txccfl* fare ?Advi.
AMERICAN IDEA PREVAILS.
BPECIAL COXFERENC1 on EXEXPTION
OF PBITATE PROPIBTI AT SEA.
AMRASSAPOR WHITE MAKKS A 8TRONO
ARGI'MENT AGAINST PRIVATEERINO
-MANY ORSTAri.E.S OVKRCOMl
AT LA0T
The Hague, July .?.?The Amerlcan delegatea
w-e.n a great auccesa to-day ln obtaln'.ng from
Th-> Peaee Conference a unantmoua VOta ln favor
of havlng the queatlon of prlvate property at
aea In tlme of war dealt with at a special con?
ference to be aummoned h'reafter.
Much dtplomatlc management waa necea
and many ohataolr-a had to be aurmounted before
thla result waa reached
Th? P^^nnd Commlttee met th'.a morn'r.g. and
Ambeeaador Andrew- n. Whlte, head of the
Ameriran delegation, broached the tubject. The
aneetlon of ita admlaatblllt] nn ler the ronfer
enee mand.ite was d!seua?ed. No vote waa taker.
but an aKTeement waa arrived at to allow the
Amerlcana to preaent Thelr raa* ln full in Th*
hml Had a vote been Taken lmm?d ???
the Amerlcana would doubtleaa have carrled
their polnl by a majorlt) of one or two; and to
: this a reeolutlon waa propoaed reeng
nizlng The lmporTanee and eomplexlTy of Th*
queatlon and recommendlr.K the Biimmonlng of
a apectal conference.
what THE UWITEP iTATRfl iOTTOHT
11 the afternoon alttlng of th? commlttee?
? -he lawa of war hav
Ing been ad ipted M de Marten?. of the Rua
nian moved a reeolutlon to that
afl ? Mr Whlt* aeconded. ln th* cour
a cl. ar and eloquent aiaT?menT of the Amerlcan
caj>- he aald the l'nlted PtaTea Oovernment had
accepted th* nvitatlofl to partletpate in the
ranee wlth alaciity because of the nppor
Tur.l'v It waa expected the Conference ?'
afford for preaching the true faith rejrardlng
th- Immuntty from capiure of prtvate property
at ?ea He admltted. however. That the Unlted
gtatea Government recognlzed R would ba hope
les? to expect any deeielve reault from this Cnn
ferenca owlngto three cauaaa: Flrat. absenre of
In?truct1ons from powarful OovernmentB; aec?
ond. doubts aa to the competence cf the Con?
ference: and. third. The length of tlme ne- ?
for a dlaouaslon of all The bearlnga of the caae
Mr Whlte franklv admltted The dlnVulMea
Involvad ra deeiding w-haT eonsTituted contra-i
land of war. but Inalsted *haT Theae aupplled
on- of the bept argumenta for a full and prompt
dlscuaalon The aufferlng and loasea which
aetSUrea entalled were Immenae. whlle *he effect
ata result of war waa a'.mo.t
nothlng Referring to th? experlenea of the
Unlted PtaTea ln 'he War of the Reb-llton, he
aald that only three Cottfederata erulaera dld
'ng of importance, but they captured 169
B, quadrupl?d tbe rate nf laeuraacs be?
tween America and Great BrlTaln. and cauaed
the tranafer of a half mtlllon tona of Amerlcan
Bhlpping To BrlUah bottoma. The flnal reaulT
that the whole Amertcan marine was virt
uai'.y awapt out of exletence
DWPTRUCTIOrl wtthoi'T RBABON
"If that reaulted from The oparatlona of Three
eqnlpped Uttla steamera," he cnnTlnned.
.; ! har.p-n a aaaaw al 'w
poaal of th? ereater nallons To-day" T?t every
one knows that this prtvatewtag had not ihe
ellehteat ?ff'-t ln endlng or even shortenlng.
the war; nor would it have had any. even If the
loaaea had been ten tlmea greatef Th- only
r^fll tffeet ls gatn?d hy warahlpa In matnfalnlns
?gade (fowadaya ihe tranafer of -
by 'and ls so arer.eral that InterTUptlon bj
aa a rule doea nothlng to prom..fo The ending
of war. but That Interruption may
cumulatlona of h'iman wealth and aklll i
Ing a generatlon to make good, whlle th*
cannot be eonflned to belllgerenta alone, but
musT afTect mora or leaa d rectly The whole
world "
Mr. Whlte warmly repudlated 'he auppoaltlon
that tha Amencana were anlmated by -
lerattona They were erainently pra
he aaid. but not leaa pre-emlnentli levoti
i Thla h* llluatrated by referrli i i
ii aacrtfkea made durlng tha
War and Th- devottofl nf the '? '" ar"
? n. But The queatlon he waa urglng upon
- gatea he aaserted. waa one of rlgh'. Jui
. - a, ror Th' whole world. and Thla
al' \merirana felt deeply. the accept
arce of the Amerlcan propoaal Injure any na
ti. n Oa the eontrary. H *n"M strengihen all.
The h'-ad rf The Ameriean delegaTlon con
eluded aith an etoqnent app-al to The Jurtsta,
matlsta and atareamen of all narlons aa
? the Conference to 'ake the gubject
careful eonaideraUon. declarlng, ln ihe
, .,, count N ai ? le. 'v'.ar "the addlrion
of thls prlnelple to internatlonal law would ba a
' alory to the worid'a dlplomacy "
- PPORT FR'^M A OT'T-H DBLEOATB
M Rahueen, at the Dutch delegation. bud
? Mr Whlte, and BUggeated that 'he gov
...,., favorlng th- Idea Bhoold concluda
tnatlaa among tbenaa
Pir Jullan Paoncafote. head of The Britlsh dele
gatlon aald that Rrltlah oplnlon waa
th, Bubject ard That he had no inatructlona r*
Bg |1 ln hia peraona! optn - watlon
utl1a> rhe acope of the Conference
M Bourgeoia, haad of the Frer. h delega?
tion and Captaln P^heine. of the Ruaataa dele
gatlon, anaounead that m ihe ataenoa of m
Btrui tlona thev could nol vote.
Th,. reeolutlon waa then put and carrled wlth
,,ut opl , . - ?t wlth reaervationa on the rart
of Great BHtaln, rrnnce and Ruaala.
Tha commlttee also adopted a resolutlon that
the queatlon of The determtr.atlon of the rlghts
and dutlea of aeutral itatea ahould be placed
,-r.me of The future Conference.
T Plenary ^..nferenee asaembled subse
oueutly and accepted an The recornnu_da_tona
of the commITt -e .
Th<- Amerlcan delegation ls much gratiflerr
at the reault The d-legates could not bave
antl-ipated a pra-ttral Isaue at thla tlme The
mazlmnm succeaa poaalhle waa a full and free
opportuntty of rlaeing the Amerlcan vtew on
r M ... i 1 eootinulng unhrok-n the tra
dltion of a eentory of Amerloan protaat in be
j proajreeatva Maaa la mtarnatlonal law
Thla r^ault. which at one tlme appeared lm
poselble. owlng ta the almost ins-iperable dtffl
cultlea, ls now trlumphantly attalned.
?e
ORATIFTINO SKWI ER.?M THK BAOUE.
A.'TI-.N r,r THE COKTWRMHCR CXUBBB
GRKAT 8ATI?FA?-T10N IN WAPHINOT--N
Waahlngton. July n-The aewa from Tbe
- announdna the unanlmmia vote of the
p?_ce r'onference In favor of holdlng a special
?nce hereafter to diB.-us. the queatlon of
th> freedom from BatBWra of prlvate property
at aea In tlme of war 81 a ?ource of genulne
aatiafactlon to rhe Admlnlatratlon. The Amer
,ran d-legat^a had more bttM ta **??-;
tion. r-rhap.. than any other before the Con
fTh"'re have been tlme. ln th. se.slon. of the
rnnf,renre when lt appeared Haaty that thla
.ubject would be p?.ed over wlthout favorable
actlon, and the nfficiais had almoBt glven up
' anything !>? 'nn ac-ompllshed.
1 retary Hay saw a copy of the dispatch
to-nlght. He regarded lt as a substantlal \'
t' ry f,.r tho advanced positlon the American
? lovernment has taken on this matt.-r. as the
newa indicated that the ronferenee had ac
cepted the prlnclple embraced in tbe propoel
tlcn. Th.o qu?stlon of the freedom from seizure
Of prlvate lt sea helnngtng to the sub
Jects of hellijrerent nations. the Perretary said.
was not in the list of subjertu enumerateal ln
the Tzar's call for the Conferen.e, but lt was
embodied ln the instruetlons glven to the Ameri?
can delegatea
The sulijo, t, the Rerretary said. is one in whlch
the American <">overnment ha? always taken the
Rr-atest interest and a m,>st dedded stand ever
the foundation of the QoYeraiaenL The
I'r.lted Bta <n the cnvention at
Paris back In the flftlea h*-<ause the artlcle?
! up..n did nof .-..ntaln a declaratlon ex
na from capture the prlvate property at
sen belonglng to the suhjeots of bellisrerent na?
tions. In the Hr->.sider.f'* last messasre to Con
- he urged thal provlaton be made for call'
- of the world to
c< nalder the questlon. Rilis were inrrodured m
both houses havmsr. this obje.-t ln vlew. but no
flral aetion was tak-n on them.
THESE DEATHS A MYSTERY.
MRS M W BTMMOKI AHO HKR ORANT
BON DROWNED AT OAKXAKD BEACH.
RELATtV-S THINK THAT PH?: WKNT B-TOXTJ
HKR DEPTH, ANP THT, I.AD. WH<> WAS
BEVEM TFAR? OLD, PTFP TRYINO
TO BAVg wfr
Mrs. If. 'vT Ptmmm* and her ?randson, Ar?
thur L*. Rartlet*. Jr., seven years old, were
:iv mornlng at Oakland Reach.
Rye. The details of the dr own Ing are not known
as no ono wtmessed ir. hut the relatlvea belleve
. ? Mrs Bimm na a I taki arlth cramps. and
that the boy, who waa much devot?d to her.
lost hls llfe ln trying ro save her.
Mrs slmm n? waa Blxty-three years old. and
. ?-.. vi <. of J '--. W Bln mons, of Frank
lln. N* H. Mr Blmmona dled twelve yeara aero.
while he wn? prealdent of the T'nlversltv of i?a
k -i Slnee his death Mrs Plmmons has male
her home with her "hildrer i \ Blmmona, of
the rohimhia Hoal4*ry Company, Wew-York, and
Kra Arthur !. Bartlett, whoae hushand la con
nected with the Waumbeck Hotel, ln Jefferson,
N H The dro.vned boy was Mr. and Mrs.
Rartlett's only i -
Recert'v Mr Bil m>ns. wlth hls mother and
family. W* thelr Kew Y >rk home and took
tho cottage at Oakland Rea. h. sh*"? thev ex
pected to ipend the *'\?rr\?r. Mra Rartlett and
her son -. ;. and rhe mother was so
deiierhted witb the pleasure of the seashore that
sh- left the bov at the cAttajre irlth hls e-and
m< ther. to beneflt hls heaith, whlch was n^t
' ar the rtme.
Neltber Mra ?imr-or? nor h^r eracdson eonld
? . :? shallow, thev apent
of the tlme bathlng and plavina tn rh?
sand and among the r^rWf while Mr. Plmmons
-e in Mew-Tork There we? a
? - nnd a woman Bervant Bt the cnttaae. who
themaelvea about domeetlc dutles
klng after the horsea and carria-es.
laual, Mra. ?immons
and ber srendson wenl to the bea.-h to bathe.
A, they were atartlng her da':_ht*r-ln-law asked
her if she had B I bettei sr-' *'<?* her. to be of
a?sl?ranc? in case of accldent, and the old lany
replied that It was all right. as she would not
Ko b-yond h-r Uptta With this the family
It ls aupp >sed rhit the drownlnf orcurred be?
tween ]tt ond 11 o'clock Mrs Plmmors and the
? epe last Been alive about 1<? o'clock by tho
aan-nrt" She was alttlng Bt the edee of the
l rock and her | Isoi was aarher
bella ?nd heajina them ln her lap. At ll
k .lames McQullken. a boatman. who was
. ? Mamar-.nerk to Rye Rea-h ln a
ly of thi at:n*r
In thi .... v where
she had arone bathlng He towed thabody
... ?_., ,nf -ervants As soon as
that the boy va-a* missing also an
" ng the wtwrs. and a
.? made His b 1 ;nri ?rh"'f:
* e??"??_
. removed to Ireiand s morgue ln
RMr and Mrs. Bhnmons did not know rf the
?' e m the evenlng.
ras drowned
eforhergr lB'r5,-|_
- A - ,Zth
wheimed wlth srief when he learnrfI the truth
' ,he H?e of h"
Irowned ille tryim ' the llfe of his
;_.ther "Of couree" ***?? n* on,"
run a-ho aaw the accldent and aii
,- freatly attached to hls ^rand
_r,n?. He was a Ljrti Ufe foV
-, ever oecurred would risk hlfl nra ~r
_
PEA CE PROB iBLE IV _ FRICA.
CONEERENCE AT PRETORIA COMMal TO A
BATI8FACT0RT END
rretorla. July 5 The epeclal conference be?
tween Prealdent KrOger. the members of tho
r, a member of the Executlve
? of tbe r.range Fr- Prate. who was the
- of compromiee suggeatl na from the f?~
. m the mattat f the I ipute between the
Transvsal and Oreat Britain, and Hofmeyer,
the Afrfk.i- r. haabees praetlcally eon
...1 it ie believed that tbe franehlaa pro
, have h^pti accepted and may be lald he.
... now, and that peace
wlll be preecrved.
AMITY ON IHE TREATY f:HORE.
MBZBMKPrt "r PRITUSH AND rRBTCH
ADKI1
Bt John's. N. E. Jula H -The conference* be?
tween Coramodore Oeorge A Olffard. ln eom?
mand of th- BritbV ffewf undland Ptatiorr anl
Commodore Henrtque. eommandln? the French
? .hip Uly. have reaulted ln an agreement to
. . .... the fr.ctlon aiong tho
Treaty Coast aa much * Tha Ialy adll
flal. to-morrow for Bt Pi*rr?.
The Catonlal Oovernmant expects to receive to
morrow by the Alian llner Aasyriaa a eopy of
th, n t of the Royal .-ommlnmn. wlth defl
_,ta propoaala for eolonlal aetion renpening the
aettlement of the who'.e .ontr-versy.
--?---'
THE B0ME8TBAD 8TRJKB ABAXDOXED.
, jvy 1,-Ths propoaad atrtka at the
.*ead p'.art of the Co^oB* Btm* Coespaay
-.?aer.t I* *r, ir.oppor;Jne tim.- 10 *trl_e. inc
?rer.athenlna the or?.nla_tlon WM be
ied._
A BUOVt AT rmi TTPBWRITER TRr'ST.
T...4-A KirknatrlcB* opir.lon dlflinlflslng th* hlll
?g_ - -?-?
. flrfli Mriottfl ?- ? l iZli.,,
Truflt h.as had In !?? elfortfl to suppress competl
m " .hr ? ?h li"*TR?'on uader ta patent.. Th* sult.
wMeh ha "Veii pendlns fll <??vlng >m
r-^__t oVtenT"arms ?"? pr-* -uted 5> tba m*nu
Remtnaton Typewrlt.r .nd de
ln ih. tynewriVer tra U - ' Y *? ?";
r-nmnanv 149 Brofldwfly N?w-T.*rk. tnat tne pri r
of "fielr Vreflen, rnod-l - t> pewrtter Mastraetad
on famillar .nd appmvad ifnj. and th*j-er ot
?ny ?<w wrl'lng m.irilne m.ad- ^'V-^'.V.re
hV reduced from aeventy-flve to Bfty-Bhra doil.re
^The M.nhatt.n Typawriur Co ?n*o BWaaaea
that thev hav* fldoptfld h new model wltli Im
,1(?r feed, wheel eflcapement. efc The ?'? m"
?, win oe raady for the fall r.de ?"'1 *?' *??
.old at V& a* aa*ln?t tbo Tr_f. prlce of ?00.
Advt.
HOGG CHUCKLE6 OVER IT.
amiskd AT TIIE TAWUWLB Rl B GAVa>
ING TAMMANY
THE I.EAPERS WORRIED RY THF "PEECH
ANO ITS RK'EPTI"N PTIT.t. WON1 K
ING WHAT CmOWBSb WILL HAV
ON THE fWJTSMAK
Jamea P Hogg, of Texaa. waa pleaaed wtth
hlmaelf yeaterday. He am!I-d and
when the ex-Governor smllea broadly. a lare.
area nf rolling fl.sh la affected He chuck!ed
and ahook with laughter. ar.d wben he ahakee
with laighter he ahakea nearly everythlng
around him He x\aa prood of The way he had
set the Tammany leaders by the a_fl and rel
iahed the uproarloua applauae wlth which hla
laudatlnn of Willlam J Brysn and the Chlrago
platform had been recelved at the Fourth of
July eelebratloa of Tammany Hall Th*> r?i?
and chagrin of the Tammany l?.idera. and lha
muttered xxarninfta aa ta what Mr r"roker would
aay. dld n^t br*>?g a wrtatta of worrj bl 'he
brow of the rodarld as-Oovamor Ha I '1 aaagf
one thaT he h.1 no apoi-xgy or explansttnn to
mak* Ha aald he thooght it waa Tlme ,om.
body atirred up "the boys" a llfl* and he had
pitched ln. "Seeane nke aome rotka o\er her.
don'l llke excltement on the Pourtb of Jatr."
he aald xvlth a grfn I kind of th..>i?ht th.
meettng waa gettmc monotoaoua and a'
lt up a hit No nffenea waa meant I don't
thlnk thaT The maJnrUy nf thoae at th* meeting
fall hurf at what I aald "
When tbe ex Qovernor arnke aartaaati of the
matter however, he aald gravel] "I t\r- ' I
Bryan at home. and I am I I hangee
my viewa with avery changa of 1 *ra
for htm Juat aa much in Kew-Torh aa I am la
T^xaa Bryan l? a grr.-.i* ird good min H? ls
the hore and Insp'rafton of the Demoeraey of
to-day He w||i be our next Prealdent. I *m
n-it afrald to aoknnwledce hlm puMtety any
\? here. and I thougbt yeaterday waa a flt. tb;
time and the place fitting Where ?lv>'iM the
name ./ r> ra welcom.
than at a Demorr^tir gatherina0"
When Mr H>gir xxas 4,?ked agaln lf he dld
not gaow 'h?.\ the nu?>t!ng at Tammany H*ll
had been Intended to serve aa the publlc Uunch
lng of Augustua Van Wv- k'a boora for Th.
Freaidentlal nomlnailon. he anaxvered quick'y:
"I do not Thlnk I. xva-* Intended lo B*rve any
auch end. That couldn't he dor.- T>.?
Tammanx- leadera know that Unin afand
th? people. and they know the futllll ' I
to boom any on.- e-<<e All Of thi Tam?
many Hall ir. for Bryan I had no premel |
Idea of Ktvir.g the Tammany men a rhan to
expreaa their vlewa I poke in the ap>ir nf th.
momen'. but I aald what I '??!'. and I atr . 1
to know that fhe au :. Bl 8 BM Th.
boya seemed to uke it. and I a 1 ? I
waa nv.at gratlf> Ing It - -h?re ls a
stp.ng aentim-^nT In Ma i - 1 ' l 'xryan.
I' la fhe aame aentlment tha' r>ne flnd* all over
the oovntry Brvan la atrr.ng^r than ever to
day. H? ia th< of ala, Bnd hls elec
tion next year ls a eertamfx "
HIS PROPHEC1 NEXT VFUt
Ifr Hogg aald h? dld nor tak? aay pto-u ln
the aforv that The apeacbaa a' Taanmaay M.'l
were conSor?d He dld nor thlnk any one had
been told whaf ta say or what n f to aay RH
treatment al! the way fhrough had h*er ea I -
Wbatever the Tammanv leadera niltihf 'hink
about Bryan pera"f.a!ly thej would flnd the or
ganlsaflon waa almoat tO a man for f ? Ifl ?t
-,- Tammany would ba found MBpOrthag
Bryan aolldly.
There la not the a'leh'ear d"iibt 'hat the
Tammany men who had charge <f the F tl
of July ee|ebrarlon were pertu/bed y?Bt |
Grand Sach-m Thomas I- F< ' *?8
nomlnally In charsr^ aald that ei
Ho?rg had not apoken for Tammanv H- 88>
.. ? | rn oplnlona " he added, "?>
waa entltled to do ao Thla l? I I
When The time cr.mea Tamm.-.ny arlll speak for
Itaelf about The matter."
The d.-.minanT queatlon la atlll wha
ker wlll **>? It wou
know Juat what meaaages were aert h Mr
rroker yeaterday by hia lteiitenanta to ea
th* atampede They were all di?grunf|e-1 ard
angry. and evtdently worrled Mr Hnag an ?
- led in Btlrring up an aglfatlon fhat will take
a long tlme to aubalde It waa a g-neral Bub
jecT of eonveraatlon, and many ?t? the ,-om
ments made u;.on the apeecfa
It waa read a- ' - -- *frh m'i'-h tnfereat
ir. the financial dlatrfct. It Bsaraaa" ta ba th.
general oplnlon, evea among the r>m >cra?te
hankers and brokere, fhat the wlld applause
which greeted Mr Hogg's mentlon of th- nam.
of Bryan ind: I the ?yasaathlaa 1
the rank and flle of Tammany w.-re ao af- ? v
with the champlon of free atlver ar-.-i af tn?
af 1808 thal
even the Iron dladpltac of 'the Oraanir
mlghi to awlng the N*w Fork d-ie
gatton at tha - at D cratle Katftsaal
n to the I the Pr-,.;?'.? B \ <t
Auguatua Van Wyi k or any other man choaen
x ihe nomlaatl n of
t ra- ng ?he flnar
Hrxan la The ?
n,>nt t waa predlcted fhe I>-rn..<-ra-ic Na?
tlonal Con ? i'd k-t iittie aubatanttal
aid and eomfort when :t ealled nn fbe rvmo
rrntf ot Wall Street for campaign contrlbu
tiona.
Judge Edward P Coyne, of Geneaeo, who la
af the H'tel Imp?r1al. aald yeaterday that he
had read wlth I ? amaaaaaaat aa-Oaw?
ernor HogTa apeecb. "Mr Rogg aartatary dal
? ta unuaual am inl ' -? Itaaaant ev?n
for a Fourth ?f July eelehratlea." BaH fhe
judge "l thlnk th;.* ? v' aU
remarka recelved waa coochiatv- - f that tha
rar.k and flle of Tammany Deaaoerata ara BSM
bUga !n th-ir lt :'-r:n..BT BOWla I arr. n
- bowever thal th i aat 'f10"
atratl-m wlll have n-. -ffer-t on The fufur* p r
ot Tammany Bo great la r-roker'a lafla *
that he wlll ba maater of the aituatlon ?he mo
ment h? arrivi. :r. thia couatry. Croher, I
re?i ?ure. la sln- erely and hiferly epg -d te
fr.e ailxer and Bryan Theref - to
me a pretty .afe aueaa that h- arttl whaal Turn
many Into llne fat Van Wy. k and r?u., hl.
foiiowera to forgat the harettaal utteranre. of
ex-Governor Hzs wblek thex ap
Dlaadad. R" ?uch I aifl aay The tnetdeal
boi but redoamd to The advantage of Bryan and
hla aupp->rters. It pr- ? I lh?l
he.e m the very atroaghold nf Boamd M
Democrata lt la only the whlp. of the laa I
that keep the votera ln l.ne I hav.
that Bryan ia -njoymg th. affair much more
than Croker."
fkjm ASD VANISHF.S Al A TkXTWAX
Willlam J ?aairtrw, former Aftornev-Gen
eral of Kentucky. arrived in thls yeaterda> from
Pcranton. Penn. where he has been engag-d
in legal hua-n^a. for . araa*. Mr HendMck
was deeply mtereated ln fhe apeech made 0y
r,.r,overn-r htagg When aeen at th. Wail8gf>
Aatorla laat evenlng. he wld
, x ernor Hogg ln h.a .peeeh bafaea Tam?
many un-l-.ulted)> represented the Bryan tffgj
of a larae element In th- South. That e'*rnent
ia Bhaorra enthusiaaTlc -nd honesi But tha
tiouble th* great trouble. wlth That e'.ement la.
that proaperlty ls an unanawerable argumant
to aU Mr. Bryans ?rgumests. U- U eB*4nUa0g

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