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0F I JW' Je w5i r W Cloudy; probaN? showers; wirmer. V0L LXV1.-N0. 14 NEW YORK, WEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBER 14, 1808. -COPYRIGHT, 1898, BY THE SUN PRINTING AND PUBLISHING ASSOCIATION. PRICE TMO CENTS. I MURDERER'S SECOND TRIP. light on rmm crime just rk- T BALED AT BBIDBBPOBT. fo other Package Containing Fart of th. wobh'i Mutilated Body Oast lata Tallow Mill Poad Monday Hlght-Bo- i llavad gh Waa Victim of Malpractice. liiiipuisvomT, Conn.. Bept. 13 That oriminal fL msjprsotto oaused the dwth of the young 9 woman whose head and legs were found on Monday afternoon In Yellow Mill Pond, near Bea View avenue bridge. ! the belief of the phralolana who have examined the trunk of the body, whloh waa found early thle morning In the aame pond. The operation, the physi cians believe, waa performed upon the woman early laat week by a midwife oraphyalolan. Blood poiaonlng set In and the woman died on Friday or Saturday. Then to hide the crime the body waa cut andaawed Intone ten pieces by the i woman's attendants. The pieoee were wrapped 1 up In the rubber ahooting that waa uaed dur- tog and after the operation, weighted with atone, taken down to the pond in a carriage P and thrown off the bridge at high tide. They aank in Biz feet of water, but the persona who elected Yellow Mill Pond to help them in cov ering up the crime were Ignorant or forgetful L of the fact that It la a tidewater pond, and at low tide ita muddy bottom lies uncovered. f Who the woman was or who performed the operation the police do not know. Two trips were made to the pond to oast way the piece of the body. After the finding of the head and severed lega at low water on Monday afternoon a thorough search of the pond waa made tor the trunk of the body. Scores of men and boys went all over the pond In rubber boots, turning up every auspicious looking object at the bottom. The search was not difficult to make, for the pond la small, and the whole bottom waa dearly exposed. But this morning, before 8 o'olock. Nils Lersen, a newspaper carrier, riding a bicycle, aw a big bundle lying in the pond within a few feet of the bridge. Henry B. Beddy came on the bridge just then. The two young men. knowing that search had been made the night before for the woman's body, concluded that the bundle lying In the mud waa the missing trunk. Going out to a row boat they fished up the bundle and found that It waa the lower half of the body. Noarer the bridge they found an lr other bundle containing .the upper half. The bundles lay In full vtewof the bridge, and could pot have been there en Monday afternoon, when -. the bridge waa orowded with People, without 5 many persona seeing them. They had been thrown in during the night after the other two ' bundles were found. On Sunday evening at dusk George Hall, an fngllah weaver, of 86 Howe street and his rother-ln-law took a walk down. Bea View avenue with their two bird dogs. Nearlng the long wooden bridge across the pond they heard I . a shrill whistle. The dogs raised their ears and ran ahead. The whistle rang out again, and then a third time. As the two men stepped on I the bridge theyeaw from where the, whistle had oome. Over near the north end of the bridge was a two-seated wagon drawn by one horse. A man was holding the reins. No one else was about. The dogs were sniffing about the wagon and trying to jump up to And what was Inside. One of the dogs barkod uneasily. Hsll called them away. As he and his brother-in-law walked by the wagon, the man in the front seat kept his face turned away from them. All this Ha!! remembers now, but. be thought nothing of it at the time. When he drew out of eight of the bridge the wagon waa still there. After midnight last night, long after the searchers had left the pond. Cam another mys terious carriage to the bridge. John J. Cal houn. horsesnosr who came nere from Hart ford alx week ago, and ilvee on Sea View ave nue within a stone's throw of the pond, heard the carriage, and so did some neighbors living on tli other side of the bridge. Oajbbun passed a restless night He kept thinking of the severed heed found almost under hie win dow tho afternoon before. While he waa lying awake between 1 and 2 o'clock he heard a carriage go by and heard It rumble across the long brldce. home fifteen minutes later he hear.l the carriage come back and pass under h s window. Before he could raise the window it was gone. A man in a house nearby, who had got up to close his. bedroom window, also sWrnn ... . i . I & aT rfi Ik a a v 1 1 1 1 a m- a nreru ins carrimre. hip. . own. wwjiev lives in a frame house near the south end of the M bridge, heard a carriage come over Stratford avenue the night before, stop for a few minutes In front of her house, and then itart on across J the bridge This was an hour or two after mld- i night, ami aeveral hours after the men with I the dogs had ssen the carriage standing on the I The parts of the woman's body found thle ka' morning were wrapped up to the same way. Koch was incased In muslin, and around this was absorbent cotton. The sams rubber sheet M lug that inclosed the head and limbs was found BRA with the trunk. One piece waa much worn and r i had evidently been used for soon time In a sick I J room. Theothcrplece wasneariy new. Around the bundle containing the upper half of the trunk was a black rubber blanket of the kind ustu in hospitals to throw over patients. This was quite new. Around the lower half of the trunk was wound a piece of a man's under garment, marked on the waistband In indelible Ink "Ofil." The garment waa a small one. the I. aite being 34. Superintendent Birmingham of rl the Bridgeport police believes this mark a good ' J clue. Detective Arnold, who baa bad a long ex perience In murder cases, Is trying to find what laundry made this mark. He has taken the garment to New Haven, thinking that It was marked there. Detective Cronan fa there with Trie trunk was cut as a surgeon would have f" done It In iierformlng an autopsy. All the vital organs excepting the lungs and heart had been fiw l. removed. l ' This woman died after several days' illness M following a criminal operation." County Medi cal Examiner Downs said after looking over the body. " The pinched expression of the pose indicates that she wssvery 111. She proba bly had septic fever with a high temperature and may have been delirious. How long bhe was 111 I , don't know, but I should aay four or five days. Blood poisoning probably caused her death. The dismembering of the body was not sll done at one time. The condition of the different I If pieces indicates that a long time, a number of hour, was taken to do the cutting. The slight scalp wound might have been received In any a one of a hundred ways " aW Thousand of men and women, very many of JP i th m young p irsonn, have called at Oalllnan s CSl morgue to-day to look at the woman's head. and many have said whose head It might be. but so far the police have not found any one who can positively say who the woman was. I Now that so many Bridgeport people have been Taw t the morgue anil no one lias recognized the face as that of any young woman ever seen here, the police bellevo either that the woman was a stranger in town or that aW . she died in some nearby town. Stratford, w Milbrook. Weodmont. or New Haven. How anybody who wn at all aoiiiulntod with the Ye'low Mill Pond neighborhood could have failed to know that the bottom of the iond wus free of water at every low tide the police are unable to see Neither does it seem likely that If the body was cut up in a neighboring town, the persons who wished to Jilde the crime would have brought the bundles through an unsettled country lito another town to throw them away. The more likely way would have been to cut them away In aome lonely pond, away from u town. The fact that the persons who had the body came twice to th-pond seem to Indicate that they lived nearby. The woman may have left her home when she was In trouble and come to Bridgeport. The manner in which the body wa cut up aud the use of the rublier sheotlng and absorbent cotton seem conclusive evidence that the work wus done either by a midwife or a physician. The police have abandoned the theory of cold-blooded murder. The woman waa not gagged. wmst or tut niaoaba fails. A Man Supposed to Ba a Philadelphia Brewer Jump front Uoat Island. Niauaba Falls, N. Y.. Sept. 13. A man who Is supposed to be Peter Sohemm. a brewer of 1 Philadelphia, committed suicide by leaping Into the upper rapid of Niagara River from the centre of Goat laland bridge at 9:30 o'olock this morning. He arrived bereovertbe Lehigh Valley road at 11 o'clock last night and at ocoe went to the lower steel arch bridge, paying 26 cent for a guide. Evidently the bridge waa too high for hi purpose and he passed the night at a hotel This morning he took a car riage for a drive. Impeded the various place of interest and then requested to be driven to Gat Island a second time Beaching the bridge he Hold the driver he would walk, sending the carriage ahead. When he reached the centre he climbed over the rail and dropped to death. His body was swept over the American falls. Caretaker Burt of the reservation tried to catch him. but Vas a minute too lato. Sohemm was about 70 year WMe -- 1 TBLLOW FBTBR NEAR FONCB. Voar Gases In Our Army and Two Deaths- Dlseaee Met Likely to Spread go Lata. AMrfel Cat-It Dtnaieh la Th Box. Saw Jwah. Porto Bioo, Sept. 18. A messen ger arrived here from Ponoe laat night re porting the situation near there us grave in respect of yellow fever. There have beea four cases in our army, two of whloh were fatal. The disease started In the camp of fie Nineteenth regulars, where one man died. The fever also appeared In the general hos pital. The War Department waa notified on Fri day, but no press message were allowed to be sent, the strlotest censorship being en forced by Col. (Hansford, who refuses even to allow personal messages to be sent by corre spondents over the land wires or cable, fear ing that their message may contain cipher words. There are now few soldiers in Ponoe. the camps having been all moved outelde. The city Is praotloally quarantined, and the mes senger who brought the news contained In this despatch was obliged to evade the quar antine to get here. It I suspected that there Is some fever among the natives, aa certain street In Ponoe are guarded by soldiers and no one Is allowed to pass. A commission of three physicians has been appointed to Investigate the cause of the fever and to advise a way to check it. In the present debilitated condition of our troops the situation 1 serious. In preceding year- yellow fever has appeared in one part or another of the island long before this month. Surprise is expressed among the natives that it haa not broken out before. They aay that the season 1 now too late for the disease to do great harm. The sailors of the cruiser Cincinnati gave a minstrel show on board that vessel last night. It was attended by Admiral Schley, Gen. Gor don and all the other Americans here. Gen. Brooke this afternoon assured the cor respondent of Taa Sum that there waa no cause for alarm over the fever that baa broken out In Ponoe. He even doubts that It Is yellow (ever, although It Is so officially reported. Gen. Henry telegraph that he thinks he ha the situation thoroughly under control. An appeal was made to-day to Gen. Brooke against the oensorshlp established by Col. Glass ford over telegraphic and cable messagss at Ponce, but he would not promise to lighten it. fearing that exaggerated reports of th situa tion would be sent out. no hope ron the r a bade. MU Beads Col. Qraenleaf Manage to the Presldant-No Heply Had. - Washington. Sept. 13. All efforts on the part of Gen. Miles to oarry out the original plans tor a parade of troop to New York have failed, and there is now no reason to believe that one will be held. The official announce ment made yesterday to that effect was not accepted as final by Gen. Mile, for he received a despatch from Montauk Point last night whloh presented the matter In a more favor able light. The message came from Col. Qreenleaf, Chief Surgeon of the army, and said that the cavalry and artillery organisations at Camp Wlkoff were In line condition and wished to march from Monlauk to Long Isl and City and participate in a parade to New York. Gen. Miles said last night that he should oarry the matter personally to the President to day, hut he decided this morning to lay the telegram of Col. Greenleat before the Aotlng Secretary of War. by whom the questions were to be oarried to the President The telegram was sent to the White House by messenger, and nothing was heard of the matter after ward. Gen. Miles said lata thle afternoon that there waa no longer any hope that the de sired parade would ba held. Aotlng Secre tary Meiklejohn. several, hours after Ihavipg ant the telegram of Col. Qreenleaf to the PrsiMnnl. said- '"think the message contained nothing to change the situation, and there has been no order to reverse the decision of yesterday that no parade take place." Gen. Miles is greatly disappointed, and. as a result of this and other Incidents, It is not too muoh to say that the relations between the commanding General and Adjt-Oen. Corbin are decidedly strained. It was said to-night by a personal friend of Gen. Miles that the latter felt more than disappointed at the re sult of his efforts to oqmply with the request of the Major of New York, thus providing a military demonstration which he believed would be beneficial to the service and profit able tor the persons who should wltneas it. The feeling of Gen. Miles snd his friends to regard to Gen. Corbin arises from the fact that the Adjutant-General persistently opposed tho plana for a parade, although, aa they assert he had do authority in the matter, and. as an Adjutant was supposed to exercise no judi cial funotlon in any matter connected with the administration of the army or the War Department UArTFAl AND TltlC PARADE. The General Will Meet the Cltlsens' Com mittee Bere To-Day, At yesterday's meeting of the committee in charge of the arrangements for the proposed peace jubilee Gen. Collis reported that he had received the following letter from Gen. Shatter: Ebbitt House. Washinoton. Sept. 12. MtDiabGen Collis: I have received your letter of the 10th lust., asking me to fix a time and place In New York to meet the committee appointed by the Mavor. 1 hope to leave Wash ington to-morrow evening and goto the Fifth Avenue Hotel, New York, and on Wednesday I will be pleased to meet the committee, either at the hotel or the Mayor' offlne, at any hour that you consider most convenient for the commit tee. While here I will learn the wishes of the War Department In respect to the parade and the assistance the committee may expect from the War Department. I am verv truly your. William B. Shatter. It waa decided that a delegation of the com mittee's members should meet Gen. Shatter at the Fifth Avenue Hotel this morning. Several members of the committee expressed the opinion that if the soldiers now at Montauk Point were not permitted to parade there would be no celebration on Saturday. .Ill AFTER HA SDH IN HIS REPORT. Contain Nome Criticism Which Will Prob ably Not Be Made Public. Washington. D. ('., Sept. 13. Major-Gen. Shaffer handed to the Adjutant-General of the army this afternoon his official report of the military operations leading to the capture of Santiago The report is very loug. consisting of about thirty pages of typewritten mutter.and deal with the Santiago campaign in the moat exhaustive maimer. Having prepared hi re port, afterallthe reports of brigade and division commanders had beeu made. Oen. Shatter was able to profit by tho statements made by theso officer. The result I a valuable consideration of the minor reports, although a large amount of original and indenendent material Is con tained In tho statement of the commanding General. The report of Gen. Shatter was carried to the Vt'liltc House to-night by Gen. Corbin. The whole report will, in all probability, never tie known to person not officially connected with the War Department Even in the depart ment only those officials and clerks who have access to files will have an opportunity to ex amine the report The report will be road rarefully by the President, and after careful editing will be given to the pre. Gen. Corbin said it would be published to-murrow. The report contain elaborate references to several volunteer regiments which showed want of disclpllue In the fsce of the enemy, and statements are made In regard to aome gen eral officer which the War Department will probably not deem it tor the good of the servioe to make public Corporal Traeey Bariad. Hontbville. Ala. Sept. 18. The funeral of Corporal Traoey of Company A. BUty-nlnth New York, was conducted this afternoon at at. Mary' Cathollo Obureb. Chepl in Daisy of flotoUug Company A served as an eaoort of honor. The body was sent to relative In flaw York. Private Connelly of Company B died at the eories tvaerve hospital this afternoon. udsaBVMBiasBaasaBBBaBsnissSMasaeiBBnaasMsaa DEMOCRATS ARE HOPEFUL. THIXK CITS' TXCKBT Will. MKlr TRIM TO WIN TUX LKOlSUATITRie. Possibility of Poor Tickets la the Field, with Boosevelt at the Bead of Two Croker, Murphy, Hill and McLaughlin Nat to Coat er-Croker Sanguine of Success Senator Murphy came up from Elberon yes terday, and was with Chairman Patrick Henry MoCarren of the Democratic Bute campaign ers af the noffman House most of the day. Mr. Murphy communicated with Mr. Croker before he returned to Elberon late In the afternoon. It has been frequent ly said of late that Mr. Murphy, Mr. McLaughlin. Mr. Croker, and Mr. Hill were about to hold conferences. This is an errone ous statement it was said on the highest au thority yesterday, for the reason that there Is nothing to talk about, and there will be nothing to talk about until the Dem ocrats sssomble In Syracuse for their State Convention on Sept. 28. Mr. McLaughlin will not attend the convention, It was said. His views as to the situation, however, will be In terpreted at Syracuse by his lieutenants. Mr. Murphy. Mr. Croker and Mr. Hill will bo at the convention, and through their friends yester day it was apparent that all three had the sturdi est confidence in a Democratic victory this fall. Mr. Croker Is one of the most sanguine cltlsens you ever met those days. He not only believes that the Democrats are to capture the Legislature, but he is convinced that they are to win on their State ticket as well. Mr. Mur phy believes the same, and Mr. Hill has similar notions. The silver Democrats, those who Insist upon an Indorsement of the Chicago platform of 181W. are to assemble In Syraonse on Sept. 27. They swear with all sorts of oaths that If the regular Democratic State Convention doe not Indorse the Chicago platform tbey. the silver Democrats, will bold a convention of their own and name a " Chicago ticket." Some of the Democrats were greatly pleased yesterday, they said, over the action of the Cltl sens' Union the night before In Indorsing Roosevelt for Governor, and over a State ticket put into the field by "an Independent commit tee of Independent citizens" located in the Olty Club. The Democrats are banking upon this movement to help them out this fall: there is no question of this, for the reason that the biggest Democrats in the oounclls of that party admitted It yester day. The Democrats, through their friends of the Hoffman House, believe that the Citizens' Union State ticket, and the candidate for Sen ator and Assemblymen that the Citizens' Union will name In New York olty and elsewhere to fill out ita ballot In the column which will be headed by the Citizens' Union emblem, will work havoc with tho Republicans, especially as to the complexion of the next Legislature at Albany. Whether the Citizen' Union can use its em blem In th approaching State election was a question that was In dispute yesterday. The election law of 18H6 distinctly says (section 56): "Party nominations of candidates for public office can only be made by a convention, or by a duly authorized committee oT such convention of a political party which, at the last preeodlng general elec tion before the holding of suoh convention, at which a Governor was elected, csst 10.000 vote in the State for such ofTloe." It was Insisted yesterday, that the vote for Low last yesr of 180.000 and odd waa not cast at a general election where a Governor was elected. Nevertheless, it waa said, the Citizens' Union folks Include among their number some very oompeteut lawyers ano. it was added, these lawyers may Insist that the election law provides for the use of the emblem of the Citizens' Union when all Ita candidates have been nominated by peti tion, which require for each candidate so nominated 6.000 names. This wa admitted to be one of the knotty problems of the day If worse came to worse, it was made known, the Citizens Union folks could hold a State convention of their own to name a ticket after the Republican State Convention adjourns at Saratoga, for the reason that there will be time enough then to file the certificates of nomina tion with the Secretary of State at Albany. Something was said yesterday about the pos sibility of Col. Roosevelt decliulng the nomina tion for Governor on the Citizens Lnlon ticket. Well known Cits said that this would make no difference to them, for the reason that if Col. Roosevelt declined they would nominate another candidate, probably Beth Low. forGov emor. and continue to fight on. It is a curious fact that wlille some of the news came through the Citizens' Union, most of tho alleged Intentions of the Cits came through the Demo crats at the Hoffman House, and It was the universal testimony that the Citizens' Union is In business for the purpose ' of smashing Piatt in the legislature at Albany." It was a curious situation yesterday. There Is a possibility of four State tickets in the field, as follows: The Republican ticket. the regular Democratic ticket, the gold Democratic ticket and the Citizens' Union ticket. With Roosevelt heading the Re publican and Citizens' Union ticket there would be no doubt of hlseleetlon.lt was said. With the Citizens' Union and the Repub lican having two sets of candidates for State officers below Governor, tho Democratic State officers would, it was believed, win on election day. With the Citizens' Union nominating third candidates for the Senate and Assembly there would boa good chance, it was added, for the Democrats to capture the Legislature, and yet the members of the Citizens Union, by naming these candi dates for Senators and Assemblymen. It was In sisted, believe that tbey will hold the balance of power at Albany. The Democrat, therefore, went on to say that there is every poslbillty, from the present outlook, that while the Republicans would have the Governor, thev would have the State officers and the Legislature. But there is lots of fun ahead before that comes about. It was added. Col. Waring made a statement last night de fining tho attitude of the City Club toward the ticket nominated by the Citizens' Union. He said that, although the sympathies of the ma jority of the menibers of the City Club may pos sibly favor the candidates of the Citizens' Union, the City Club, a a cluh. had not endorsed the movement. The privileges of the club were simply extended to several members of the Nominating Committee of tho Citizens' Union, and they met In one of the small rooms of the clubhouse. The City Club, tho Colonel added, can be held responsible for none of the actions of this Nominating Committee any more than any landlord can be held responsible for the opinions of his tenants. WALDORF GUKBT ARBKSTKD. Locked t'p for Singing and Danelng In Front of the Botel. Policeman Behr of the West Thirtieth street station came upon a well-dressed man singing and dancing to Fifth avenue In front of the Waldorf-Astoria laat night and put him under arrest. As Behr was lifting his tipsy prisoner Into an express wagon preparatory to driving him to the polioe station a porter employed In the Waldorf-Astoria Informed him that his prisoner was stopping at the botel. The firisoner sang and yelled all the way to the sta ion house. He gave his name as Fred Smith, but wouldn't say anything more about litm Helf. Fastened to hi right wrist was a gold watch incased In leather. He had a roll of bills in his pocket aud some Canadian money. Let ters and papers in bis pocket disclosed his real name, but when Sergeant Jessar saw the color of the prisoner's money he willingly en rolled him on the blotter as plain Fred Smith. On a gold match box were the initials A. H. R. Among the papers found on the prisoner was a visiting card of the Calumet Club. BXIg FLOOD'S GIFT. The Flood Mansion Becomes tbe Property of the California State University. Bah PaAMOMOo, Sept. 18. At a meeting of tbe Regents of tbe State University to-day Dr. Marlln Kellogg, President for six years, re signed. It Is not known who will succeed him. Miss Cora Jane Flood, only daughter of the deceased millionaire, tendered as a gift to the university tbe fine Flood mansion at Menlo Park, with the ground, consisting of 640 acres. The house is very beautiful and spa eloua. and the place Is worth $25(1.00(1. The tetter of gift provides that the residenoe and grounds be preserved Intact and the income be used for some branch of commercial education. Worth Beelag. asspsoa' new loan oBe sad safe 4pgB vaults. las West aid t., near Broadway At MXGLAND TO IBB FOWBBS. he Often to Restore aad Maintain Order la the Island of Crete. banal OaDU Dupakku to Taa Sea. London. Sept 13, The correspondent of th Central News at Athens learns from an author itative source that England has notified the other powers that she is willing to undertake the entire responsibility of restoring and main taining order In Crete, providing the European concert determines to remove the Turkish troops from the island. A despatch to the Central News from Athens says that the United states will demand repara tion from the Porte for the murder of British Vice-consul Caloherlnos, who was also the American Consular agont. The First Secretary of the American legation st Constantinople Is starting for Gandla to In vestigate the matter, and he will report to Washington. It is said that the United States has decided to send four warships to Crete. MANOHgSTgB, Eng.. Sept. 13. -The Guar dian' London correspondent telegraphs that it has been decided by the Government to In sist upon th Immediate recall of the Rashl Bazouks from Crete, even It England has to act Independently. The consent of the Sultan will be asked, as a matter of form, but the Bashl-Bazouka will be expelled by force, if necessary. It Is believed that the resolution of the other powers in the matter of the withdrawal of the Turkish troops Is equally determined. Beiilin. Sept. 13. A telegram from St Potorsburg to the Cologne Gazette says that Greece la making most strenuous efforts at St. Petersburg to effeot the withdrawal of the Turkish troops from Crete. The despatch also says that the Turkish troops are taking the moat stringent measures to prevent collisions between the Mohammedans and foreigners. In the meantime the Christiana are marching to Candia. An engagement Is momentarily ex ported with the Mohammedans at Retimo. The Moslems atCansaare assuming a threatening attitude. Candia. Crete, Sept. 13, Reinforcements continue to arrive, and there are now 2.000 British troops here besides the International squadron of ten warships. The Mussulmans were in suoh terror when salutes were fired in honor of the British Admiral upon his arrival that they rushed frantically into the streets ut tering cries of despsir. thinking that the town was again being bombarded. Tho town has been quiet for several days. The victims of the recent massacre are found to number (MX). This morning Vice-Admiral Noel requested Edhem Pasha to visit his flagship, the Re venge. Oc the arrival of the Governor the Admiral read to him a memorandum, which, after declaring that last week's grave occur rence arose from Edhem's gross negligence, requested him to hand over to the Admiral all the ringleaders who fired on the foreign troops, murdered Christians and sot fire to buildings. The Admiral also demanded that the fort overlooking the British camp be turned over to the British troops and that the ponulaco be disarmed. Edbem Pasha was told that he would have forty-eight hours in which to sur render the chief ringleadors and a portion of the arma held by the Mussulmans. He was notified that unless the demands were complied with in tbe specified timo further and more vigorous measure would bo taken to compel compliance. The memorandum did not men tion the withdrawal of the Ottoman troops from the island, but suoh a demand Is expected soon. Edhem Pasha will probably Issuo a proclama tion notifying the inhabitants of the demands that have been made upon him. It Is reported that the Bashi-Bazouks. or ir regular troops, are leaving the town, but they cannot go further than the outposts, because thousands of Christians are waiting for them there. KBIT HAMPSHIRE REPUBLICANS. Senator Chandler's Candidate for (iovernor Beaten In the State Convention. Concord, N. H., Sept. 13. The most excit ing Republican State Convention ever known in New Hampshire was held here to-day. Tho trouble was caused by the questions of granting electric railroad charters, counte nancing free passes and abolishing standing appropriation. Senator Chandler was the leader of tho reform movement, and his Guber natorial candidate. Franklin Worcester of Iiullis, was overwhelmingly defeated by tho regular candidate. Frank W. Rollins of this city Ex-Guv. Busiel, a former director of the Boston and Maine Railroad, supported . the electric road party and in his address was par ticularly bitter against the issuing of passes by steam railroad companies. A plank was put Into tho platform condemning this latter practice and favoring the bottlement of the other disputed questions by a Constitutional Convention. A firm stand in favor of the St. I-iuls platform, indorsing the gold standard. The opposition, headed by Senator Chand ler, was held together for the most part until tho ballot for Governor was taken, when It de veloped a strength of ouly 188 to 530 for Rol lins. Senator chandler announces that he will stand by the nominee of tbe convention. but many of his followers say that they will support the Democratic candidate. In which case the result will be very much in doubt when the November election takes place. An amendment lo the regular platform, embody ing Senator Chandlers views, was defeated. Senator Galllnger was unanimously chosen Chairman of tho convention. The platform adopted says: , .. We heartily commend the wise and pa triotic Administration of President MoKIn ley. The patience, tact and sagacity of the President have maintained the unity ot his party while securing the approbation of the whole people, irrespective of political affilia tions. We commend the successful conduct of the war with Spaiua war prompted by the noblest sentiments of humanity. It has burled In oblivion that peirlii-Um which for years has depreciated American spirit and honor. It has obliterated sectionalism and cemented the Union of States as never before In our history. It has brought about abetter understanding between the great Lnglish Bpeuking nations of the globe, whose united action will contribute to the maintenance in the twentieth century of a universal peace among civilized nations. It has established the prowess of the American Navy, aud it has shown that our regular and volunteer army Is the fitting successor of the soldiers who fought at Yorktown, at New Orleans and at Gettysburg. It haa secured for us the re siieot of the nations of the world. "We approve the lnorease of the navy, the upbuilding of our merchant marine, the en largement of the regular army to meet the present requirements of the country, the construction of a canal connecting the At lantic and Paclflo oceans, the annexation of Hawaii and Porto Rico, the provisions of a free and stable government lor Cuba, and its ultimate annexation. "W i voice tho sentiment of a whole people In bestowing unstinted praise upon the hero ism of our soldiers and sailors, whoso courage and fortitude have commanded the admira tion of the whole world, and whose marvellous achievements have orowned the American name with honor and glory.' MAINE'S ELECTION. The Hepublloan Plurality About 3,100 Speaker Bead's Victory. l'uHTi.AND. Mo.. Sept. 13 Two hundred aud fifty-three town, whose returns had been received up to to-night give Gov. Powers (Rep.)43.M0; Bamuul L. Lord (Dem.) 848381 Ladd (Pro. 1 1.41K! L: Gerry (People's Party) 323 ; LerniondLNat Dem.) 128. Republican plu- Ttu same towns to 1804 gave a Republican plurality of 30.407. The m proportional de crease in the remaining town would give Gov. Powers a plurality in the State of 23.1TK). The Republican county ticket was elected In every county. The four Congressmen were re elected by pluralities ranging from 6.000 to 7,000 All the 31 Senators arellepuhllcana. The Demoorat will have IS Representative out of 151 in the next House. gain of 12. Congressman, Reed's blurafltr. with two smalltown tohear from. la 6.278. Both thoa town are tmuaily, Republican, and they will SoubUeea carry his plurality to 6.800. th largest he has received to twenty-on years. xoept to 1864 and 1806. . .. .-. .... ......... . - PETITIONS FROM CUBANS. OVB COMMISSION EMBARRASSED BT THEIR APPEALS. Proclamation by Maso Saying That the Time Ha Cosne to Form a Provisional Gov ernment to Serve Till We Establish the Permanent Beglme He Bay Cohans Do Not Want Annexation, bnt Prefer Inde pendence Needed Commercial Reform. Bptcitl Calls BmjmIcA m Tax Boa. Havana. Sept 13. Th American Commis sioners remain on board the Resolute. The Spanish Commissioners have appointed Naval Lieutenant Roldan as tbelr Interpreter. The Spanish Commissioners held a confer ence this morning to draft a reply to the not ot the American Commissioners sent to them yesterday. The nature of th reply dealded upon could not be ascertained. It now booms that the work of the two com missions will bo dono by an Interchange of notes rather than by joint sessions ss was at first expected. All propositions and replies from either Commission must be submitted to writing. By order of the commander of the Resolute the Commissioners and attache's of the com mission must be on board overy evening at 6 o'clock. This regulation Is designed to prevent yellow fever from being taken on board. The United States transport Comal will prob ably bo compelled to return to tbe United States without discharging her cargo of provisions, as ths Marquis de Montoro, Minister ot Finance, insists upon a duty ot 800,000 being paid be fore the cargo can be discharged. The matter has been referred to the American Commis sioners, but they refuse to take up sn affair whloh is not in line with their business here. At Calbarlen the Spaniards held a meeting to consider the establishment of a Spanish centre ; a great many Cubans, determined to preserve their present nationality, attended it The local newspaper. El Ordtn, will be called In future La Union Etpaflola. It will leave poll tics alone, but will advocate respect for the law, education, material interests and mutual pro tection. The Insurgent Colonel Rafael Agulla Is still encamped on the plantation La Llnsa, be longing to Grcgorio Armas, near the town of Colon. Thousands of persons of both sexes visit the camp daily. Over the entrance waves the Lone Star banner. The Insurgents are well clad and their equipments and arma are in good condition. Several families of the town, related to the insurgents, have lunched with them in theso last days, and after lunoh have danced without any incident to disturb the peace. The Spanish war vessels in the harbor of Havana worn removed to-day to the Triscornla anchorage, as fears were entertained that the cyclone now raging at Martinique might pass over this island. Camaguey 1 in need of provisions, matches, cigars and tobacco. Leverson visited the Amer ican commissioners yesterday. Julius B. Rucher. 24 years of age. a native ot Virginia, son of llichard Rucher and Sarah Letter, is imprisoned at Calbarlen. It Is re ported that he wounded another American in liojas'a camp In a quarrel about women. He la sick with paludal fever. Gen. Wade, President of the American Com mission, to-day received the following' docu ment from Gen. SeQor Freyre Andrade, Judge Advocate General of the Cuban Army and Speoial Commissioner in Havana of the Cuban Government : "Availing myself of the authorization you gave us yesterday of submitting to you our petitions in writing, I beg to say that I came to this city as Special Commissioner of my Government to study tho state of publio opinion in the cities not yot occupied by our authorities, and to propagate among all tho Cubans confidence in the generous work of the United States, and at the same time cordiality and harmony with th Spaniards and Cubans who sided with them. "I have found no difficulties among the Cuban and Spanish residents. All have confi dence in a reconciliation and forgive on another. "The only obstacles may bo from tho Spanish Govornment. and the American Commission, whloh is our only means of communicating with the Government of Spain, can easily solve them. Our complaints are theso: " First We have in the United States pro visions enough for our army in Cuba, and ships to bring them, but we can not Import them on account of the high duties required by the custom houses. The commission may ask Spain to suppress these duties, aud a landing of these provisions csn be made either at Havana, in Plnar del Bio. or at places along the ooast where old ex peditions landed. The Spanish Government can take all precautions to prevent smuggling. "Second The Spanish forces near our camps are violating the armistice, while the Cubana suspend hostilities according to tho American wishes. One of our officers, while walking along tho Guinea road, was killed by Spaniards. We demand severe punishment for either Spaniards or Cubans who vtolato the armistice. "Third Notwithstanding th nwa of the Spanish surrender of sovereignty In Cuba. Spain keeps political prisoners In this and other cities, tbelr only offence being that they helped their country In a struggle that has been ended by the humane Interven tion of the Americans. This fact is due to local ill-feeling toward the revolutionists. In Spain all political prisoners have been set at liberty. "I hope you will kindly grant me another Interview, and remain. "Fkknabo Fbbtbji Ahdbadb, ungaaier-uenerai. "P. 8. 1 have just learned that a Cuban offi cer went to remonstrate with the Spaulsh mili tary chief against what happened at GUines and was arrested and looked up In dungeon No 1 In the San Severlno fortress, Matanzas." With the above communication Gen. Wade received another letter from Gen. Maximo Gomez asking him to use his Influence with the Spanish Government to seoure the evacua tion of Calbarlen by the Spanish troops, so that Cuban vessels can come freely into that port with supplies for tbe Cuban Army. Oen. Wade has not given an answer yet to either Gen. Andrade or Gen. Gomes, and haa not expressed any opinion about the mat ters to whloh his attention ha been called. Notwithstanding hla reticence, the corre spondent of Tub Sum is aware that the commission Is embarrassed by the Cuban petitions, as many of the request con tained In them are foreign to the Instruc tions and purpose of th commission. The scope of the mission of th Commissioner Is not yet generally understood here. Another petition baa been addressed to the commission by the Caaa de Benefioenola (the pooruouse) demanding that some Spanish troops be compelled to evacuate one ot the building belonging to the charity. Petitions of this character war to be ex pected, but the commission l resolved not to hear any that might Interfere with its diplo matic work, which Is going on nlosly. Great car will be especially taken by th Oommb sioners not to Interfere in local quarrel or aid with any political group or party. To-morrow Geo. Wade will receive a copy of a loug proclamation Issued by BartoUme Maso. President of tbe Cuban Republic, addressed to th people ot th laland ot Cuba. Bailor Maao ays that th Cuban are confidant that the Urn has com, aeoorduig to th Cuban Oonetltutloa, to form a provisional government that will take oare of th country until a UW QvnuMA. - announced by the United States I established. The proclamation adds that the Cubans do not want annexation, but independence. This doc ument will be circulated here probably on Thursday. It will b the basis of the pro gramme of the new Cuban national party. At tho same time tho annexationists are working hard. Mnny Cuban sugar planters and an Immense number of the Spanish resi dents favor annexation. La l.vcha to-day discusses editorially the po litical situation. It says that the two parties are already facing each other. On one aide Is Cuban feeling, represented by those who fought for thro years for their cause, while on the other are those who represent th financial interest of ths country and those who believe that annexation Is the only guarantee of peace, order, and the future pros perity of the country. The paper believes that the triumph of independence will wholly depend on the action of the political parties. Mr. R. P .Porter. In an Interview to-day. ssld that he would Immediately report to President HcKlnley concerning the reforms that are urgently needed In the tariff and in commerce and industry. He will point out that it is nec essary to protect agriculture, and will ssy that the Island will produce all that the Inhabi tants need. He will propose an amelioration of the commercial relations with the United States, so that Cuban products may have there an easy market, and at the same time Cuba may buy there what she need. Mr. Porter cabled yesterday to President McKlnley urging the Immediate necer.attr for the exportation of cattle and agricultural tools for the sugar plantations. La I.Mclia says that the Cubans are divided on the elections tor the provisional Govern ment. One side favors the re-election of the present Government, while the other wants a Government that shall be appointed by Maximo Gomes. There are four candidates for the Presidency Maso, Capote, Jose Miguel Gomez, and Callxto Garcia. The assembly of representatives for ths elec tion will meet In October at Cubit as. A wealthy Spaniard. Don Gregorlo Palaclo. haa offered free of charge to the American commission for their use while In Havana his palatial house in the Prado. Sefior Palaclo Is the richest real estate owner in Havana. mrrrjE.it feblino at Manila. It I Believed We Shall Have No Conflict with tho Insurgent. Aian'al Califs DtipatcX to Ths Bos. London. Sept. 13. A despatch to the Timtt from Manila says that after several days of dbquiet and latent antagonism between the Americans and Insurgents, a better fueling now prevails, probably owing to the Influence of the insurgent leaders assembled at Maloloa. Agulnaldo sent an officer to-day to ask per mission to send a detachment of troops away from the suburbs. The request was promptly granted. A large number of Insurgents there upon evacuated the suburbs and marched through the American lines toward the water works, receiving the customary military hon ors. The opinion b fast growing that Gen. Otls's demand for the evacuation of the place by the insurgents WiTTbe cffccled without serious dis turbance. Both parties are anxious to avoid a conflict. MUSTERINQ out to cbasb The President Will Keep the Volunteers That Now Are to Service. Washington, Sept. 13. The President baa decided that no more volunteer regiments shall be mustered out of the service, tbe proposed 100.000 having been designated for discharge. The Administration fears that If the muster out Is continued, not enough regiment will remain tor the requirements ot garrison duty in Cuba. Porto Rico, and tho Philippines. Great difficulty would be experienced probably In recruiting volunteers to perform garrison duty, and the War Department b resolved that the present force shall not be so depleted by the mustering out as to make such a step necessary. The President has directed that as an alleviat ing condition for the volunteers who are obliged to remain in the service in time of virtual peace, furloughs be granted to soldiers In cases in which health or peculiar personal circum stances make absence from the army for a time desirable or necoassary. NINTH NEW TORK COMING HOME. Tbe Regiment Has JLeft Camp Thomas and Is Due Here To-Morrow Morning. Chattanoooa, Tenn., Sept. 13. The Ninth New York Volunteers left Camp Thomas thla afternoon for Now York city op a train of four soatlons. Tho first section started at 3:30 o'clock, and it was 0 o'olock before the remain, dor of the regiment had boarded the cars for home. Dofore leaving, the regiment marched In col umn of four to Gen. Breckinridge's head quarters. Col. Greene advanced and made a short speech ot farewell. Gen. Breckinridge made a brief reply. The regiment is travelling via the Southern Railway and should reach New York early on Thursday morning. The following members of the regiment were released from the hospitals to-day and are on their way to New York : Privates ConnelL Oom pauyF; Whalen. Company C: Cole. Company G; Haines. Company H; Gruell. Company F; Knlttle. Company H; Jenkins. Company C: At tenberg. Company E; Heggleman. Company ; Madden, Company C; O'Ccnner. Company G: Cartner. Company D: Ketxenberger. Com pany B: Pharoch, Companv F; Cordor, Com pany F: Moore. Company F; Hubaeher. Com pany M: Meyer, Company H, and Rosaette. Company N. DB. BEEN WILL ACCEPT. Will Become an Army Investigator- Kndl rott and Denby Decline. Washington. Sept. 13 Tho Prealdent re ceived assurance to-dsy that Dr. Keen of Phil adelphia would servo on the commission to in vestigate thotadmlnbtratlon of the Subsistence. Quartermaster's and Medical departments of the army during the war. Thb aasurea four members, the othera being Gen. Dodge ot New York, Dr. Oilman of Baltimore and Col. Sexton of Chicago. William D. Endloott of Massachusetts, Secre tary of War In Cleveland's first Administra tion, ha declined to serve, and Col. Denby. ex Minlster to China, who was sounded as to bia willingness to become a member of the oommbalon. ba responded negatively to tho Invitation. Col. Ehen P. Howell of Atlanta has been requested to take a place on the com mission, but he has not been heard from. Dr. Oilman came over to Washington from Balti more to-day and will see the President tomorrow. Oov. Leeds' III Health. ToraaVA. Kan., Bept IS. The protracted Ill ness whloh has oaused Gov. Leedy to retir from th campaign tor reelection promises to result seriously. Hb general health b to a precarious condition, and one of bis eyes Is so affected that the loss of it is feared. Bx-Mlabter Haunts Taylor Beatea. Mobil. Ala.. Bept IS.-Oeorge W. Taylor btaly MlubUr to Spain. ZBBBtruft&MtsT' """ - - - - -.:... SPAIN VOTES FOR PEACE. CORTES PASSES THB BILL SANCTION ING THE PROTOCOL. Hatslun of furies to Be Suaaonded SagasMs R.j. All th Woes of Spain Ara DnsteUM Character of th Spanish Baca, Whom IT fells "an Anssmle Nation "LlssrsS Is Unpopular In Spain, While Ceaat da Almrnas Is the Idol of th raeal. .vjM-i'nl Omblt dHt'M a Tar atr. Madrid, Sept. 13 Both houses of th CortM havs passed the bill ssnctloning the signing ejf the pesce protocol. The voto on tho bill sanctioning the slgnfafj of the peace protocol was 171 to 43. The Government has decided to suspend th session of the Cortes to prevent a repetition ot tho violent scones that have occurred in thsj Senate. Roplying In the Scnnto to an attack by Sefior Gonzales. Prime Minister Sagssta said that neither Cunovns del Castillo nor himself had been In power long enough to chnnge the char actor of the Spanish race, which was the trn) cause of tho country' disaster. Ha added: "We. an aiurmle nation, were attacked at a time when we were acting as honest meg. would havo acted, and we defom.ud ourselv. I have Hacrilli-cil my prestige, but I have don so because I believe that the path 1 am follow Ing is tho best." Gen. Linares, formerly the command of tho Spanish troops In Santiago and th Governor of the province, arrived in Madrid to-day and Mas mot by a number of Gen eral and a Tew junior officers. Gen. Llnarea Is the most unpopular man of the returned Cuban troops. He continues to express hi In dignation against Count de Almenas for hla bold onslaught In the Senate against incapabto Generals. Almenas is the idol of Spain to-day. Premier Sagosta, leaving the palace to-day. denied the report of the Government's sup pression of the msnifesto of the minorities In the Chamber of Deputies, remarking that the Government ignored the existenoe of the docu ment. The friends of Spain have eanf.o to regret th indifference in and out of Parliament to the serious situation. The Government Is weak, tho Chamber of Deputies Is comparatively empty, the fow members In attendance Indulg ing In unprofitable recrimination, and the Ben ate is a bear garden. Sefior Sll vela, the leader of the Conservatives. Is silent, and tbe minority groups In the Cortes have withdrawn altogether from participation in the proceedings. With tho exception of Scfiors Capdepon and Gamazo. who are ill. tbe Ministers held a ooun cil aftor the adjournment of the Chambers yes terday. The Government is greatly annoyed over the scandal In the Senate and has token steps to prevent the same stste of affairs in th Chamber of Deputies. A bill to thb end will bo submitted to the Chamber at its secret session to-day. and hopes are expressed that it will ba passed without much opposition. ITKE FAVBB RESIGST A Beport That Either Ha or the Ministry Will lteslgn on Saturday. Sptcial CaMt Duvatch lo Taa Sua. Paris, Sept. 13. -There is a persistent ru mor that either the Ministry or President Faure will resign on Saturday. L Xappel and Li Matin agree in the state ment that at the meeting of the Cabinet held yesterday Gen. Zurlinden explained why he was opposed to a revision of the Dreyfus esse. M. Bourgeois vainly endeavored to Induce him to alter hla decision and a spirited argument followed, President Faure said he shared Gen. Zurlin den's opinion, whereupon another animated discussion ensued betwoen the President and a majority ot the Ministers. M. Bourgeola pointed out the result of a Ministerial crisis at the present juncture, but the President was not shaken In his opinion. The press regards tlie situation as very grave. If a revision is ordered Gen. Zurlinden will re sign. If there is no revision the retirement of Premier Brlsson and a general crisis will follow. Lt Qautoii and Le Jownnl revive the rumor connecting Gen. BrugiVe's name wl,li the war portfolio In case Gen. Zurlinden resigns. The Figaro censure the hesitating course of the Government in prolonging the agony in tli Dreyfus case. The .Petite RepubHqMt, J.a J.antrrnr and other strong revisionist journals declare that I.leut. Col. du Paty de Clam is disgraced, and assert that Lieut. -Col. Henry, who recently commit ted suicide, was tho principal factor in the Dreyfus caso. These papers are of the opinion that Instructions on the part of the Govern ment to Institute u revision of the ease are to-evltable. WAR DEPARTMENT MISTAKES. A London Paper Thinks They Were Due t Our Unreadiness. fpteial Cable lttiatc to Tag Si-y London. Sept 14. The Jforntog ltt. com menting on the proposed inquiry into the con duct of the American War Department, say the Investigation will show how difficult lt Is to improvise ths appliances and equipment of war. Doubtless many mistakes were committed, but tho responsibility probably does not rest with Secretary of War Alger nor even on th Government. The whole country waa resolved that the war should not be delayed and Insisted that it ba undertaken instantly, without trained men and without tho preparation necessary for accom plishing military enterprises in an orderly fashion, M'BINLET TO TAKE A JAUNT. Like Messrs. Cleveland , Harrison and Other. He Will Bwlag 'Bound the Circle. Washington. Sept 13.-President MoKlnUy has determined to "swing 'round the olrole." following the example of many of hi prede cessors, He will not make ao extensive a trip as Gen. Harrison did after two years to th Presidential office, but will go as far weat aa Omaha and visit parts of the country wber he haa not been aiuce his inauguration. Hi plans for the journey have not been matured. but at present be contemplates leaving Wash ington about Oct. 1 tor a vblt to the Omaha Exposition and will continue his traveb lor a month, reaching Canton about Nov. 1. so that he can take a short rest among his fellow townsineu aud cast his vote on election day. Iu the course of hi tour the President wlU attend the Chicago Peace Jubilee, l'reaideut Cleveland weut as far wml as Omaha and aa far north aa St. Paul and Minneapolis on his swing 'round the circle, aud President Har rison made a 10.000-uille journey that took him through tbe South and Southweat and out to th Paclflo coast. Mr. Bayard Losing Strength. Dr.DUAM. Mass . Sept. in. -Thomas F. Bayard lost considerable strength during the day aad to-night U very weak. Hb physicians liellev that the end Is a matter of only a few days, and they say that without the remarkable vitality due to a strong uonstltutlou he could not ham survived so long. Swiftly sad luiurtously th " Moral UssMsd' mtdi to Washington vl Baltimore and Onto B. fe.