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awam.w tttfiri -BBBnaantnanw J ffiK ? "" W s Fair t0-dV i ''K'11 variablc winds. ' T . 7uvI.-m17. NEW YORK, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1898.-C0PYRlGim98, BY THE SUN PRINTING AND PUBLISHING ASSOCIATION. PRICE TWO CENTS. ftlUED AT LEECH UKft vESrFitATK fightixg with i tiik pillagers. I or wiikln.on, Six Private and Tw ,dlsn relict K""'', "nd " Do,'n "' ifTt Wonndwl The Indian Plght Like TH.,llsn.l Have ' PnttHon-Cnl. D erMf'1 '""' 'ifl TTanp Reached h" ik' Vi.iI.1ii -About 7.5.0 ChlWWM Ik nf'"n"on n'' " May Become mbrnlled I" the Trniible-Agenry In ,.ni rromle to Keep the Peace-Oiir Tr wiili rood for a Hay and gored from the lntenc Cold-The Men Man Hornet-Hot Work Kanerted. UIISf Minn. Oct 0. There ha been lighting nn the malnlnnd. near Bear jjUnlontrieea't sldo of Leech Lake, to-day J several more of our soldier hare been Ubd in wounded by the savage Fillngor Lgd of the Chippewa tribe who have declared wu Major Wilkinson of the Third United i Ht Infantrr. ' Privates and two Indian i JJnien are dead. Capt. Hheehan la tllght- 1 tVwourideil and a dogen other soldiers 1 ktw been hit Several Indian are known to V wdearl Thin Is tho report brought byBheehan. -to ha retched Walker, on the west side of Z ijjg, on a despatch boat. Capt. Kheehan Is lot badlr hurt, though he was hit In the abdo- N. Kaybaygwaytlsh, chief of the Indian po- pa, was killed. t was ImpoMlble to bring the wounded to OM town, for the Indiana kept upaoonstant In on the boat. The nameaof the killed and (rounded private have not been obtained, (apt. Sheehtn lays that the Pillagers do not limber more than 100 warriors, but they tight li onlr frenzied savages can. Unless over sowered by superior numbera not one of them rllUult fighting while he haa any breath in gk eeroass. They are holding oat now with the kop that the Cass Luke Indians, thirty mile to the north, will soon arrive to their assist- i mm. If theyahould arrive befora our troops aro reinforced the settlers will hart a desperate time. Reinforcement to the number of 200 reached here from Fort duelling this afternoon, and the most of these men and a Gatling k gun started for Sugar Point early thia even i Inf. The men are In bad temper and there will probably be hot fighting on the mainland when they arrive. It will take several hours lor them to get to Bugar Point, and. therefore, they will not be able to render much assistance until daylight. Late last evening a false report was spread In Walktr that the Indiana had cut the telegraph wirea. This looked as If they meant business. The citizens st Onoe held a meeting in the Town Hall and organized a home guard. Mayor Kfnkle presided. A line of pickets wna placed round the town. All the cltlaena turned out with their rifles. Tim pickets were reMeved by lrth men every four hours. The Walker oltl- iu were aided by twenty-five men from Brainerd, who came ud on a special train with Ifty rifles and a large supply of cartridges. During the evening the Flora, loaded with blankets and provlalons, steamed up the lake ' to where the soldiers were heft, but sfter two aoun' ilfnalllng without any answer, the boat returned, not daring to risk a landing. During - tktajght the Vera wen t over to the agency and braaght over all the white people residing there. AOENCY INDIANS WON'T riOHT. A council was held by the agency Indians hat night, at which thsy decided not to take the part ot either side in this fight. By means of runners and algnals the Indiana are kept In formed as to the state of affaire all over tho reservation. Lieut. Humphrey made moat of the agency chiefs sign promises of good be havior. They did not like to do It. but decided to accede. The signers are the head men of the tribe. Qaygwaohlwyx. a Bear Island chief, swears that the majority of the Bear Islanders are not hoatllt. "lam going to stay by the whites." he said, "and many of my braves will do so." These promises are not worth much, liow- ever, and according to the report) to-night the Indiana at Leech Lake ara being reinforced by CanandHed Lake Indiana in large numbera. A general uprising seems certain, as few of the Indians can be depended upon when their blood la stimulated by the noise and report of U battle. There was desultory firing from the head land about Walker all last n Ight. It could not be discovered what it was about, but It is (bought the Indians were signalling in this Banner. SOLDIERS riOHTINO MAD. The gang that came up from Brainerd during U night under Dr. Camp were about as deter mined a lot as one ever saw. There la going to be an Indian exodus here as sure as the sun to-morrow morning. The temper of the soldiers who left here for the front is some thing to make men gaap. If ever they ara Wowed to get to the Indians no offloere will be sole to hold them back. Another expedition to Hugar Point started 1 10 'elock '"-Jy There were fifteen m on board, picked men. The boat ear- 1 coffee and provisions. Tho detail waa un- J,!hdl''tl0I, of Dr. Camp of Brainerd. an JW Indian lighter, and a man who never knew as name of fear. The troops had been without food since yes "rtay at noon. They have not even had a "1st of whiskey to sustain their vitality. The M waa fearfully oold. and tho mon without Wtlimual haw suffeied fourfully. Beln rcments had been wired for rpentedly. THE nORTtKO YESTERDAY. The arr.val of the boat to-day was the signal wan Immediate i.npenlng of hostilities. The a , aKnin ","'n'''1 ,lr'' H"d ' "oMtom promptly respon.li-.i. In u second there was as mil fight In i inure-- in that of yest r- y. oni ncauii. h nairowly wind with " ! He n : his coal l.oro I clear icufh the shoulder. The llniic he.iime "hot that t,. i,,,, wa compsllld to wn anchor and atcuiii out Into Ihu lake. Indians upirur to ! in fotoe. Qen scon a i-oiiuua,,,! rtI, t,,o sniall to take lite airewive. Tho dcinoliini'ul i- inrw nched in 000 position, nii.l can h-id out louu as the iniiUninsii KHUN,, , MAJOB wii.EiNBO. ajf'rM c WmLiim,,, WB, ,, !ir0lKt, t,e "JWliii,, vuiklriK up uml down Ihk.iiI -Ii.iiic oeu to keop their heads loir. Bv lid his ekerti""","1, ,u"k th,; ",'1'1 n"1"- "n1 wtiy after shot through ihe body! I.vii.g in UK?' "' U li h ial-e,l hlm-elf upon his JWMdwidtuCeii.Bnooni ""'Iheiii hell, Ueueroll never mind about These ,.,.. ,,, , ,M W((Js (J( ruu (,olller "Winn f,w mlnutea. nJi"' 'i"",i"rh-' J"-' r..,.,.,,oleiow oat). Tnk,, ..""" I!''""" "' ,l"' aliUUfiinoaa tadB'n "''"'" "' "' "Inncanolls Th,$ ," ; "" s'. I'uul 1"e,---Ves. who u'r(''" n.-.l Kill, illaht night along with nil haiT' i 't0!,ou1 of uni:"r who were near km ""'1,l''''-eulne to-day. thiiiK;i they from. i '""""- '' ii'K b.-cnm Kormratcd "tBisoliUgfg, n H...,.,,,,, wife,,,,; , ,,.oni (K, Tnh. tepre. ,,,atno , Ue,.h Ijake received a rm., follow! : a1lult!!,E', - -on't worry about me. g tim. has been lost in telegraphing be wwea a couple of unsophisticated officials hers and a lot of equnlty Ineffective people In Washington. For Instance, Tinker wires: "Reinforcements Immediately. Our force annihilated." This goes to the Wnr Department and an hour or more later the wire ticks again from Washington : "What Is the matter at I,eeehl,ako? Wire particulars." Meanwhile the breve men on Leech take were fighting for their lives. W At.Krn. Minn., via Dralnord. Minn.. Oct. 0. The barge Flora, which was said by an Indian runner to have been enpfured by the Indians lias Just returned, bringing In the dead and wounded. One mon was killed st noon to-day, making seven thus far. Eleven are wounded. A teacher In the Indian school at Leech take Agency has just oome In. He confirms the report that the agency Indians nro In an ugly mood, and while he hopes that the Influ ence of tho whites at the agency may be strong enough to keep them from joining In the up rising he is doubtful about It. Oen. Bacon sends word by the Flora that ha will return to-morrow morning, when a con ference will be hold The troops here may not go across the lake to-night, but are likely to wait until the arrival of Oen. Bacon. nJB.V, HTCIWIS-S REPORT. He Hams Up the situation and Thinks No More Troops Are Needed. TrVASHWOTON. Oct. 8 Adjt-Oen. Corbln to night received the following telegram from Assistant Adjt.-Oen. Hturgls at St. Paul: "8t. Paul Oct 6.1808. " To Jdjutant-Qfnrrat f". S., ll'nini.'n D. C: "In answer to a telegram to U. 8. Marshal at Walker, Minn., have received reply giving location of Oen. Bacon on mainland, south west corner Leech Lake, and saying: 'Com menced fighting at 11:30 yesterday. Indians seem to have best position. Not moving. Major Wilkinson, Ave soldiers and two Indian police killed; awaiting reinforcements.' "Press despatches and private Western Union despatches seem to supiiort these statements about the killed. Reinforcements will doubtless reach the command this evening, tollable In formation Indicates that the Indians aro quiet in the vicinity of the engineer dams to the northeast. No report yet from Oen.. Dacon. Only one officer. Cspt. Gcrlach. for duty at Fort Knelling, and 150 men. Apprehend no need of further reinforcements unless to send to the vicinity of the Leech take dam to cut off the escape of the Indians. Would suggest that au thority be given to utilize one battalion of the Minnesota volunteers in cane of need. Report just received of the arrival of Col. Horbach's command at Walker alwut 4 o'clock. "Sturois. Assistant Adjutant-General." JMH.4XS WHO ARK FiauTixa. The Pillagers Are Good Farmers and Have Been Peaceful Till Now. Wabbikoton. Oct. l Indian Commissioner Jones had received no further Information to night regarding the situation at Leech take. The Pillager Indians, he said, numbered 1,153 and were a branch of the Chip pewa tribe, which were scattered over the country near the scene of trouble. The Hungers were well advanced in civ ilization, were Industrious farmers, and the crops they produced compared favorably with those of the whites In that vicinity. They had heretofore been peaceful, and the only ex planation he could give of the present difficul ties waa that thej jrcre caused by the whites. While the present trouble waa purely local. It wan undoubtedly brought about by the proposi tion to remove the Pillagers from Leech Ijtke to the White Earth reservation. An Item of S35.000 waa originally carried by the last Indian Appropriation bill to pay the Indians for the Improvements on their prop arty, but waa stricken from the bill before It became a law. Mr. Jonea thought the Indians hsd been led to believe they would be moved and would receive no pay for their improvements, whtoh was tho beginning of their ill feeling. As a matter of fact, the Indian Bureau had no Intention of transferring the Pillagers at present. ADVICE TO THE PRKSWEXT. Minneapolis Kdltors Tell Him They Think at JLeast 600 Soldiers Are Needed. Minneapolis. Minn.. Oct. 0. The following telegram was sent to President McKinley last evening: "Advices from conservative sources lead us to believe that a force of not leaathnntlOu soldiers, preferably 800. should be at unco available at Leech take and vicinity. We believe such a force needed, not only to rescue Oen. Bacon nd the survivors of his command, but prob ably to overawe the agency Indians, In whose professions of friendship and neutrality no one acquainted with them puts credence. "A general outbreak at or around Walker would probably result in the musascre of many citizens. In a oountry so heavily wooded the present force Is In our judgment wholly Inade quate. The gravity of the situation Is not overestimated In the above suggestions. " J. 8. McLean, editor Journal; E. R. John ston, managing editor of the Time; C. H. IIamui.in, managing editor 7nbune." CAVSK Of THE HOSTILITIES. Abont 7,000 Indians May Poaslbly Be In volved In the Trouble. Washington. Oct. 0. Bocretary of the Inte rior Bliss was in consultation thia morning with Indian Commissioner W. A. Jones, and the despatches from the Government representa tives at the scene of the Indian outbreak were considered. Ata late hour last night Commissioner Jones received a message from Indian Agent John H. Sutherland, who says: "Trouble at Leech take originated in con sequence of an arrest made by a Deputy United States Marshal of an Indian on a war rant. The Indians ovorpo',verd the Marshal and rexcuod tho prisoner. Troops were sent here to aaslat the Marshal in arresting the rescuers 1 have been here a week doing my I e-t to get the Indians to give themselves up and save trouble, i. ut thoy would not. To-day the truopr. and lin lunn had a severe nattiu. The i'mted Males Marshal has eai.ed for more t roups.'' Should tli"ie he u general uprising It would take imr. in miiubeio. , loops lo queil the dis turbance. Tiit nine u la oi the Interior Depart inein ieie oii-y to-d ly inioiiniiig thomaelves a- to tne nuuibei of jMiiuu who may possibly piiMio.pat.' in the revolt. The reports show s lH.iiii,i.'ii.ii ol "i .i;it Chippewa Indians scat tered ai.uui on d Herein reservations. The 1'illiie., ! in.ii.ii.H aie a pint ol tho Chlppewas. ami ut Leech Lake alone number 1.153. not a Kiust liuii.uic' nway is Iteil Luke reservation with I.!m3 Indian, wnile ut White Kurili there are l,li"J. The unite l.snli Indiana aro be lieved to be unlriendly lo those at Leech take, but mere Is no reliance to be placed on any thing they ssy .itfalust I heir own people. Commissioner Jones suld to-day thai at first he believed the Double was due to the inten tion of tlie ini'.i i iinii'ii; in remove the taech L.ike iuil.sns to White Earth against their will, out he Is now satlxllcil that the Immediate eiiiso ol the light nits tin. ilotennlnutlon to a r. st liio i.idl.ui win. refused to appear as a .iiie.-n whi n ordered lo do so by tho Murshul. He remoriieii t li.it should lib the iiidlans deter mine inrevi.lt ihero would ba a sorlous situa tion llldi-ed. lis r I'm m'so shows that the following bands in lg nl iin-oen-iperute against the troops: Cuss Lsko. :: Otter Tafi. tat): White Oak l'nlni. i.l: Gull take. 3'J4: Mdie tac. 1.11; Pembina, 28: Foinluluc. : making, together with the ot.iers nuiimd. it tutu ol nearly 1,500. in tun il.s wont over tue map with Com missioner Jones and located the different reservation Ho said ho had no fears that the other Iuiiians in the vicinity of Leeuh take would revolt, but precautious are being taken against surprise, and the department will be prepared to cope with whatever trouble may There la a disposition at the War Department to make light of the Indian outbreak and be- lleva tiat the disturbance oaa ba promptly sup- pressed. The Chlppewas are only 600 or 700 In number, and by no means all of these are In condition to make nnyarmed resistance against the Federal authorities. A telegram was re ceived by the (secretary of War from St. Paul thia morning offering the services of one com pany ot tho Minnesota Volunteers, now await Ing muster out. to go and fight tho Indians. The offer haa not been accepted. Beorotarr Bliss. Isle this afternoon, received a telegram from Agent Beoloy of the Land Office at Duluth. Minn.. In which he says that he had just come In from the field of battle ?nd was assured that the trouble among tho ndlnns would be eonflnedto the Pillager tribe, with whom It began. The Wlnnebigoahiah take Indians, who are In the immediate vlcln Ityof the Pillagers, am quiet yet. and he thinks that fhv. with all the other tribes In the neigh borhood, will keep hands off during the strife. MAJOR WILKINBOir AND HIM HEX. All of Them Heroes of Santiago Wilkin son's Long Career In the Army. It was Company E of the Third United Statea Infantry that was first sent to taech take from Fort Bnclllng and was attacked by the Hung ers on Wednesday. These soldiers had only recently returned from Santiago, where their regiment, which formed part of Hawkins's brig ade participated In the two daya' battle. Their Captain. Brevet Major Melville C. Wil kinson, passed unecnthod through the San tiago campaign only to die yesterday by an Indian's bullet. Major Wilkinson was a native of this State and was In the volunteer service all through the civil war. He was made First Lieu tenant for gallantry at Antietam. He en tered the service In the Twenty-third New York Infantry on Mny 10, 1801, and was honorably mustered out of the volunteers as a Captain in 1800. He at once entered the regulars an a Second Lieutenant of the Forty-second Infan try and wan assigned to the Third Infantry, Aug. 3, 1870. In which he was made Captain April 24. 1880. Major Wilkinson's nsmo Is fourteenth on the list of Captains. Ho was brevetted Major In 18fk) for gallnnt services ngninst tho Indians in the Idaho campaign of 1877. Wilkinson's record In the Indian wars of the far West was an enviable one. It was In the Nce Perot's wsr that Wilkinson made his reoord as an Indian fighter. Ho was attached to the staff of Oen. Howard, and on many occasions won the prals of that commander. In tho battle of Clearwater. Idaho. July 11 and 12. 1877. he commanded a Gntling gun and did fearful execution wit'i It. Major Wilkinson was a great personal friend of the late Gen. Mason. They wore In the same regiment many years of their army life. Major Wilkinson's long residence at Fort Bnolllng had brought him in contact with many of the citizens of Minneapolis and St. Paul, and one and all were ready to testify to his genuine merit as an officer and u gentleman. EXPOSITIOX IXDIAXM STIRRED UP. Chippew at Omaha Kxcltrd Over the Fighting In Minnesota. Omaha. Noli.. Oct. O.-The 000 Bed Men of the Indian Congress now ossein Med In Omaha are very much Interested in the reports of fighting with the Minnesota Indians. Some of the braves at tha Exposition grounds aro con siderably excited over the situation. The man ner in which the news wus circulated among the Indians is a mystery, rven to Capt. Mercer, who hue charge of the cump. This mornings number ol chiefs came to Morcer and asked him what the "heap big fight" up North means. They listened In silence to the state ments of the Captuln. There are fifteen Chippewns in the camp from near the scene of the fighting. They seemed greatly interested and talked among themselves In an excited manner for Indians. Their Chief. Owl Fsce Men. was asked by Capt. Mercer what he thought of the fighting. He grunted with much energy and said: "Whlto man much moan, but Injuns mean, too. cause not treated right. Will he heap big tight before war over cause Injuns have heap good guns." Owl Face Man is not a head chief, but is in charge of his men here and seems vorr iutellt- f:ent. He said his men first heard of the Mulli ng from a half breed who read of It in the morning papers. Other Indians on the 7:round. especially those Apaches and Sioux rom the West who know something of the fighting qualities and number of United States troops, rldleulo the Chippowao for going to war. Old Geronimo. the famous old Apache chief, who has been n prisoner since being captured by Crook niter his desperate fighting In the South, was an Interested listener to what Capt. Mercer said to his men. He was too dignified to ask Information, but evidently was much interested, because he thought a great linll.ui uprising was on. When he found the fighting wan confined to a little tribe away north of any territory he knew aught of he had nothing more to sny. W'hen asked by Capt. Morcer If he would like to fight the old warrior's eye flashed, but ho merely grunted with disgust. BT. l.OVIM BACK IX UAHU OF PEACE. Will Sail Hence for Southampton on Wednes day -St. Paul and Paris Follow In Turn. The American line steamship St. Louis, until recently an auxiliary cruiser of Undo Sam'a navy, arrived yesterday from Philadelphia, whore she has been reconverted Into a peace ful merchantman by the Cramps. She will sail hence for Southampton on Wednesday. The St. Paul and the Paria will follow her. None of these big liners can get a dry dock big enough on this side to complete her overhaul ing. That is because American shipbuilding is having a boom and there are no docks avail able. The London Shipping World says that " It means a good deal for the splendid devel opment of Southampton as a port that In de fault of New York or Philadelphia possessing a dry dock sufficiently large to acuommodate the four American liners, they will have to cross tho Atlantic and complete their overhauling operations on this side. The Ht Paul and the Paris are to leave Southampton on successive baturdays after the St. Louis, but for the pres ent the New York is to remain as reserve ship at New York." This Is not true. We havedocks. one at New port News, to accommodate the big liners, but they are In use. Mr. Qrlscom sold yesterday that the over-sea rumor that the New York was to be taken abroad and lengthened fifty feet waa not true. Moat ot the crews of the four Ameri can twin screws served on them through the war. Southampton has made preparations to give the St. l-ouis and her sister ships a joyous greeting on their arrival there. CUTTER, HL'IlHON RKTIHNB TO CUSTOMS DUTY. The revenue cutter Hudson, which distin guished herself by towing the disabled torpedo post Winslow out of dunger at Caulenas after Ensign Bagley had been killed by a fragmeut of u Spanish shell, arrive.) here yesterday from the Norfolk Navy Yard. There was no berth at the Lottery tor her, and she went to Erie Basin. She will resume her old occupation of taking customs officers down the bay to board Incom ing vessels Tilt. FREMDEXT HOI XII WEST. Itinerary of His Trip to the Omaha Peace Jubilee Celebration. Washington, Oct, 0. Tho following Is the President's itinerary for the trip to the Omaha Peace Jubilee celebration : a. Leuvii Washington Monday. Oct. 10. a A. M. Arrive Chicago 7 A. M. Tueaday. Leave Chi cago 8:15 A. M. Short stops at Clinton. Cedar Rapids. Marshalltown, and Boone, la. Arrive Omaha 8:20 P. M. Spend Wednesday at Oma ha, taave Omaha 0:30 A. M. Thursday. Short stops at Creston, Ottumwa, and lluillugtou, la. and Monmouth and Gales burg. III. Arrive St. Louis 0 A. M. Friuuy. spending the dur there. Leave St. Louis li P. MT Arrive Terre Haute H:3l A. M. Saturday; stop 1 hour. Arrive Areola, III. .11:30 A. M. : stop 15 minutes. Arrive Chi cago 5 P. M. Saturday. At Chicago Sunday. Monday, Tuesday, ami Wednesday. Leave Chicago 11 P. M . Jniii. finpplnu at Nobles ville. liid 30 nilnut . Arrive im'lanapol Is (i:3) A. II. Leave Indianapolis 10:30 A. M. Arrive Cincinnati 1 :30 P. M. Leatc (,'lnclniiuti 1:45P.M. Arrive Columbus 5 P. Jl taave (oiuiuhus5:30P. M. Arrive Pittsburg 1 A.M.. 22d. Arrive Washington 4 P. M . 22d. Latest Maria latalllgsnca. Axrtvjd-U. g. aoasiul as Missouri, Luokburst. Porui BKaa notta, . JaaaaaVaBJBBBBBBaaajBBsasBSBiiaasBSSBBsasssanaBSi GARCIA'S PEACE MISSION. Hit WII.T, EXHORT Tam CVBAXM TO I. AT DOWX THEIR ARMS. The General Leaves Santiago for a 40O-MI1 Trip Through the rrnvlaee ,oo Men of Col. Pares's Pare Will Lay Down Their Arms on Monday -I.ond talk from Cubans Who Want the Americana to Clear Oat. JhMnsI CWI Dttftek h Tna Bow. Bantiaoo db Cuba. Oct. 0. Oen Calixto Oarola left for the interior on his mission of pacification early this morning. Ha was es oorted by sixty Cuban soldiers and the Cuban officers Lleut.-Col. Carlos, Paey, Capt. Juan Kxalanto and Lieut. Antonio F.xslante. for merly members of the personal staff of Oen. Garcia. The party carried ten days' rations, which were supplied by Oen. Wood. They went on horseback, and will ride 400 miles befora they return to Santiago. The trip will take more than two weeks. No more than thirty miles a day can ba made, owing to the wretched condition of the roads and tha lack of bridges. The mountain streams, swelled by the heavy October rains, are raging tor rents, and the party will have to swim them. Oen. Garcia will first go to Jlguani, then to Bayarao and then to Mansanlllo. where tha largest forces of Cuban troops ais encamped. After their return from this trip they will visit Ouantanamo and Bsraeoa, travelling to those places by boat. Oen. Oarola told Oen. Wood he believed he could Induce thousands of soldiers to lay down their arms, and persuade many who have made common cause with the Spanish guerrillas in the hills, where they are plunder ing, to return quietly to their homes. Word came from Ouantanamo to-day that the arrangements for marching the force of the Cuban loader Pedro Peres into Ouantana mo had been concluded. Col. Perez has in formed tho authorities here that 2,200 of his men will be ready to enter Ouantanamo on Monday next, when they will turn their arms over to the Americans and disband. The arms will bo placed In the arsenal and each man will receive a certificate showing bow long ho served In the field and the amount of money due him. Cubans and Americans here estimate that 500 of Col. Perez's men loft him and took to the hills when they learned of the arrange ment with the Americans for disbanding the force. Col. Perez will be the first Cuban leader to disband a large force since the arrival of the Americans. The unpopularity among the extreme Re publican party of Oen. Oarcla's Idea of secur ing an American loan for the payment In part of the money due the Cuban troops is becom ing more pronounced daily. There was a lively discussion of the situation at the San Carlos Club last night. Gen. Colazzo said that the Cubans did not want an American loan. They wanted to know when the Ameri cans wore going to evacuate the Island and turn it over to the Cubans. Oen. Portrlalea Intimated that serious trouble was likely to result unless this was done soon. Gen. Co lazzo said that the Cubans had got rid of one yoke ouly to take another. The Americans had done nothing except to enforce the old Spanish laws. They made no effort to help the people. The Cubans were competent to govern themselves and it was tha duty of tna Americans to get tut and let them do it. Oen. Wood haa ordered Customs Collector Donaldson not to attempt to levy the old Span ish stamp tax. which requires the placing ot a Government stamp on all papers, books, Ao. The order has resulted In a united protest from a number of prominent merchants. The transports Obdam and Berlin sailed this morning for the United States with a num ber of sick soldiers from Porto Itlco and San tiago on board. Capt. Aurelius Mestre of Gen. Wood's staff, who has been Intrusted with n special errand to Washingtou, Is a pas senger on tho Berlin. A scheme proposed by Cuban Republicans to obviate the necessity of lien. Oarola obtaining a loan from the United States U to have the planters who are favorable to the Cuban cause raise S4.000.000 among themaelves with which to pay every Cuban officer and noldler a amall sum. The matter Is being actively agitated by Gens, tacret. Collazo, and other extreme lead ers. It will be presented at the coming con gress at Cam aguey. It is said that the money can be easily raised If the Camaguey Congress will guarantee repayment. The result of tho elections for delegatea to the Congress Indicates an overwhelming ma jority In favor of the provisional Government. The circumstance Is not remarkable, alnce only Cuban soldiers and citlzona in the towns and districts occupied by Cuban troops were allowed to vote. The continued Importation of Jamaica negroes is still the cause ot much discontent among the Cubans. Another protest was made to Oen. Wood this morning. Every boat from Kingston brings a large number of blacks. Oen. Wood's petitioners allege that many of them are escaped criminals. THIS PEACE COMMIMMIOX. Interruption of the Paris Negotiations Is Mot Probable. An'sl CabU Vtimtch U The Sun. Paris. Oct. 0. The Marquis de Comillaa, Chairman of the Spanish Transatlantic Com pany, baa been appointed by the Spanish Com mission as the commercial adviser ot that body. The rumors of the probable interruption of the peace negotiations are unfounded. The correspondent of The Bun Is able to say upon good authority that the relations of the Span ish and American Commissioners are of the most friendly character. United Statea Ambassador Porter and some of tho American Commissioners drove to Ver sailles this afternoon. The Spantah Commis sioners spent the afternoon In secret session. CASTLES IX SPAIX. That Country Still Cherishes Illusions About the Philippines. Sptdai CabU D4ipaldt to Tag Bus. Madrid. Oct. i). Politicians and newspapers persist In Indulging In illusions concerning the possibility of making capital out of conflicts which they anticipate in the Far East between the powers, believing that Spain could turn such conflicts to profit in the aettlement of the Philippine question. The Tinnpo. Bailor Silvela's paper, urges the Oovernment to keep this possibility in view during the negotiations in Paris, and links Oreut Hi-Hum and Japan with the United States as the target of bitter attacks. A Hody Believed to Be Bohemia's Pound la Niagara Whirlpool. NiAiiARA Falls. N. Y , Oct. 0. The body of a man waa taken out of the Whirlpool this afternoon. There la little doubt that It Is that of Peter Bohemm of Philadelphia. The legs are off at the knees and the flesh is gone from there to the hips. The armsare off at the elbows, and the flesh Is gone to the shoulders. The skull Is hare. Five of the upper front teeth and four of the lower are out. but means of identification aro found In the double teeth, which are filled with gold, as were Bohemm s. The shape of the head Is also like Boherom's. Through Express Train Between New York and Atlantic City, via Pennsylvania Ballroad In oiiler to socuuiwotlsta the travel between New York and Atlantlo City, the P. uu Ivsnls HeiJrosd Ouuipsnv will eoiitiiute its through express trslu miring the fall end wluter essbuns. This irsiu hs.ee West ISd st. BtaUoa st 1:60 h. M. tOorUapdt and Deebrossss U. st 2:10 J?. M.I week day. It Is a vestlbuled train composed of Pullman buget parlor carand fsnulvaaui Ksllrostl tuna aBSBanVJaaBasavTaavasmmwasamm ir.rjr hvsixesm stopped. All Mlsslsilnpl In a Panle Over Yellow Fe vor Governor Disappears Only Two State Officials on Duty at the Capitol. Jackson. Miss., Oct. 0 The utmost de moralization prevails throughout the whole State on account of tho rapid spread of yellow fever and the extreme gravity of the situation. The State of Mississippi has no Oovernment praotlcally to-day and every Interest Is sub ordinated to tho paramount one of preserva tion from the Infection of the plague. Gov. Motaurln, who at the beginning of the epi demic withdrew to the Insane asylum on the outskirts of tha capital, has fled to Smith county, which has neither telephone nor tele graph communication. The State associa tion haa been trying to communioate with him for three days In order to have an appeal for assistance for the entire State issued by him, but the chief executive cannot be heard from. Tho Capitol building Is practically closed and the necessary business ot the State la at a standstill, the officers, with two exceptions, having all fled. The Treasurer's office hsi been closed for two woeks and the Auditor's office has not a single representative to lasue warrants. Many insurance companies can not pay their annual privilege taxes due this month, without which payment their business is unlawful, and relief acts will hAve to be passed by the Legislature of 1000 such us were passed at tho special session of 1808. Other enterprises are feeling the effects of the situation. Every trunk line of railroad passing through the State has fover at different places and raffle Is virtually suspende 1. By a recent far reaching order of the Stnte Board of Health, no travel whatever Is permitted by railroad or steamboat between places within the State. The entire passenger business of the roads Is thus absolutely out off for un Indefinite period wltnln the State. Among the citizens the wildest panio pre vails. With eyory announcement of a newly infected locality there is a general exodus northward. This depopulation of Infected places is recommended by the State Board, whose only hope of relief is an early frost. The Infection over the State Is general. Twelve counties are Infected and fifteen towns, among them several ot the moat Important In the State, are depopulated. The Bute educa tional Institutions are stopped and one has had the fover among the student body. The Agricultural and Mechanical College at Stark ville has three cases within the grounds and the entire student body has been exposed. The State University at Oxford is in the midst of a fever-Info 'tod town and will make no pre tence of opening until a heavy frost. Other State institutions are in a similar predica ment. The destruction among the negroes cooped up in tho infected districts Increases. They are totally dependent upon day labor for sup port and when herded in this manner are re duced to fearful extremities. In Jackson 1.500 are cordoned In an infected quarter, totally dependent upon charity. Heroic efforts for their relief are being made by the Howard As sociation, but funds are not sufficient to re lieve the distress. A movement is on foot In St. Louis and other cities to oome to the res cue. Not more than SOOIwhlte citizens re main in Jackson of a total of 7.000. The fever to-day appeared in the Baptist Orphanage, an institution of the capital under the control of that denomination. Maw Orleans, ta.. Oct 8. The Louisiana Board of Health makes the following yellow fever report for to-day : New Orleans, 8 new oases, 1 death : Franklin. 6 new cases : Wilson. 2 new cases. 2 deaths; Houma, 1 new oaae; Iberville. 6 new cases: Bowie, Lafourche parish, 1 case. Dr. H. Carter of the United States Marine Hospital Service reports that he haa found yel low fever at Alexandria, butdoes not report how many oases. The total for the day was 24 new cases and 3 deaths. Bowie and Alexandria have not been Infected before. The appearanoe of fever at these places makes thirteen in Louisiana at which the disease has appeared bo far. The appear ance of the fever at Alexandria has brought about the stoppage of all trains on the Kansas City, Wntkins and Gulf Ballroad. Macon. Miss, has quarantined against the world. Until frost comes It will allow no malls to be sent there. Two cases of yellow fever are reported from Hermansvllle. Clayborn county, Miss. ROOSEVELT AT VXIOX LEAGUE. The Old-Time War Clnb Gives a Reception to Republican Candidates and Editors. The reception to the candidates on the Re publican State tioket and the State Bepublican Editorial Association, held at the Union League Club last evening, was a most successful func tion. Between three and four hundred guests attended. Tho clubhouse was decorated with flags and palms, and all ports ot It were occu pied. Tho guests were received on the main floor. The editors, arriving early, were formed into a line extending into the picture gallery. Shortly after 0 o'eloek Col. Roosevelt arrived, and he and tho club were officially presented to the editors by John A. Sohleicber. Then President Boot escorted Col. Roosevelt upstairs to the cafe, where three varieties of punch were served during the next two hours. In the meantime Lieut.-Gov. Woodruff and John T. McDonough. candidate for Becretary of State, arrived, and were escorted to the oafo. Bhortlv after 11 o'clock Mr. Root led the way to the dining room on the top floor, "to drink the lioulth of the Governor." As the company filed out of the cafe every one was presented to the three State candidates, who stood by the door. Pisces bad just bean taken at the supper tables when Vice-President Hobart and Sen ator Haiinu arrived and were received with three hearty cheers. ... Among those present, besides the candidates and the editors, wore Btowart L. Woodford, Gen. C.H. T. Oollls. William Brookfleld. B. B. Odell. Jr.. C. 0. Boamon, Paul P. Cravath. Charles F. Homer. Henry E. Howard. John R. Van Wormor. Job K Hedges. Thomas P. Went worth. J. Homalne Brown. James P. Sheffield, Thomas Hturgls, Goo. B. Bloan. A. B. Hepburn, Brayton Ives, A. O.Bunnell. Andrew Davidson. Anson O. MeCook. D fi. St. John Rooea. Rufus Cowan, Aloort Bierstadt. B. Qgden Doremus. J. Beaver Pago. Hlgourney W Fny. Samuel W. Bowno. Thomss B. Clarke and Fred P. Hoff. President Root delivered a short address of welcome after the supper. KEEP THE PHILIPPINES. Bhode Island Democrats Say They Must Not Be Given Back to Spain. Providence, B. L, Oct. 8. The Democrats ot the State met to-day and passed resolutions on the war with Spain and other things. Inciden tally tbey nominated John W. Hogan and Dr. L. F. C. Garvin tor Congress. Neither haa any chance at allot election. There were two con ventions, one by eaoh district, and although the platforms presented to the conventions differed In some respeots they agreed In proclaiming that It was the sentiment of the entire party In the State that what we had won In the late war we should hold. Here are the vital planks of the platform: "We believe the war against Spain was In evitable, was just and necessary for the wake of humanity and the progrusa of the world. Ws glory In the bravery and heroism of the men who on land and aea achieved such marvellous results We demand that the gross Incompe tency o the War Department, shown In Its Ignoranoe. In Its neglect to properly supply snd care for the brave men who responded to the country's call. Be punished. "We demand that tho faith of this country Riven to the Cubans shall be Inviolably kept; 1st the Cubans shall be given every chance and opportunity to establish a stable govern ment of their own. We believe that no nation of the world Is more competent to solve the problems of the Philippines. The fortunes of war have placed In our bauds this great re smnsibiilty. and w should not shirk it. tat Us give back to Spain no portion of the earth to continue her misrule, oft account ot which we wrested from her the Island of Cuba." Tha Chicago platform was Indorsed. AROUXD THM WORLD OX BICYCLES. Dr. Mellrath and Hie Wife Arrive In London fram Their Long Trip. Mnrial Cmblt Dtlpakh I TBS Sim. London. Oct. 0. Dr. H. Darwin Mollratb and his wife, who, In 1896, started on a bicyole trip around the world, are In London, where they will stay for about two weeks awaiting the arrival of their manager, Mr. Frank Fowler, before starting for home. Mrs. Mollratb. Is In radiant health. Mr. Mellrath says that he Is well, but he looks worn. As soon as he has completed a lecturing tour In the United Statea ho Intends to return to China for a long bicycle tour In the Interior. He will not be accom panied by his wlfs on this trip. He will try to obtain a scientific man for a companion, per haps a botanist from Kew Gardens. He wants to study the minerals, flora and fauna of China, whioh Impressed the travellers Immensely. They learned more of China than of any other oountry they traversed. Dr. Mellrath says that China has enormous natural resources, the value uf which Is utterly unrealized by the natives. Among other riches there Is an abun dance of gold, but the deposits are not worked, the people preferring silver. Dr. Mellrath declares that the question of the future political ascendancy in China Ilea between the United States and Great Britain. The latter country already controls great In terests throughout tho Y'angtse valley. The English must eventually occupy the provinces of Yunsn and Szechuen. The Russians do not possess any Interests In central China, except at Hankow. In conclusion. Dr. Mellrath said that there was no opening for the cycle trade In Persia, There are no roads there, and only four bicycles in the oountry. KITCI1EXER r.V CAIRO. The Sirdar Arrives In Record Time Only 74 Hours from Omdurman. Special CabU Deipatchti to The Bun. Cairo, Oct. O.-'-Qen. Kitchener, the oom mntider of the Anglo-Egyptian expedition In the Soudan, arrived here to-day. having jour neyed from Omdurman in record time, seventy four hours. The streets wore lined with troops, and he had a great reception from the pop ulace. Officers accompanying Oen. Kitchener say that Major Merchant), tha French officer at Faahoda, behaved with great moderation and courtesy. Oen. Kitchener denlea the story that the Froneli at Faahoda fired on the British, mistaking the latter for Dervishes. Beblih, Oct. 8. Mr. Neuteld. who was a prisoner of the Khalifa for a long time and who was releaaed when the British cant tired Om durman. haa written from Cairo a strange letter to his brother here. Indicating that his mind has been affected by his privations. He says that he has been rosoued to die of famine. OOII.VIE IS BOMB IX DAWBOX. He Bounds lip Gamblers and Disorderly Women and Collects aMO.OOO in Plnea. VAXcotJTEB. Oct. 8. The steamer Mannenoe arrived from the north to-day with 200 passen gers and $400,000 in treasure. The luoky men are moatly Canadians from Manitoba and the Northwest Territory. Mr. Ogllvlo is ruling with a rod ot Iron. He recently rounded up all the gamblers and fallen women in Dawson, and collected f 10,000 In fines, taw-abldlng men are pleased, but the gamblers, of course, are disgusted. CLOSE CALL FOR RUSSELL HARRISOX. Bullets Whined Near the Major While Stepping a Bow In Jacksonville, Pla. Jacxsokvtllb, Flu.. Oct. 6. J. M. Coleman, a Bay street merchant here, had some trouble with some soldier oustomers to-day, and in the row which followed he drew hla revolver and1 fired two shots. Major Bussell BHarrison. Provost Marshal, who was present attempting to keep the peace, had a close shave, as the bullets whistled through the air close to him. Major Harrison says he stepped In Coleman's store, hearing loud talking and seeing some soldiers In there. Coleman turned on him as a meddler and ordered him out. Harrison walked off. Coleman followed him to the door. according to a Sergeant of the guard, and ap plied a vile epithet to him. One ot the guards stepped up and knocked him down. Coleman, who had previously seoured a pis tol, pulled It and fired. The soldiers then rushed In both the front and bock doors and seized him, wrenching the pistol from his hands. They were bent on doing him Injury. Major Harrison jumped In. and with some diffi culty rescued him. and with a strong .guard took him to Justice Wright's office, where he was examined and afterward released on ball for a court hearing. Coleman says that Harri son was the cause of the row. The occurrence caused considerable discus sion among the citizens, and for hours to-night a large crowd was around the store. The army officers guyed Major Harrison as being the first officer of the corps to be under fire. Har rison has been highly complimented for the good order kept here. QUAY GOES TO ATLANTIC CITY. Evidence In the Case Against Him Said to Have Been Withheld. Philadelphia. Pa.. Oct. 8. Senator Quay and his aon left here for Atlantlo City to-day, the Senator declining any further explanation of the evidence from his own letters that the funds of a bank holding State deposits were used for marginal operations in stocks. The impression produced on the public by Quay's letters Is subject to a variety of opinions as to whether there has been established legally the crime of conspiracy. Whether Senator Quay can be convicted In any criminal jurisdiction on the evidence shown thus far la a matter of dispute. There Is a belief that he cannot be. but the DIs trlot Attorney Is said to have held back a mass of other testimony In his possession relating to transactions at ths bank, including Cannier Hopkins's letter copy book, whtoh confirms ths Bature of the correspondence shown st the pre mlnary hearing. The entire testimony will be submitted to the Grand Jury when bills of Indictment are pre pared for the trial KILLED TBX GIRL'S FATHER. An Elopement Bnds In a Homicide Elop ers I. end In Jail. PlKB Blvft. Ark., Oct. 8 J. N. McKlnney, living near Redfleld. this county, to-day shot and Inatautly killed Charles Taylor, one of the largest cotton planters of Arkansas. MeKlnney was eloping to Pine Bluff with Miss Cecil Taylor, and they were pursued by tho girl's fstber. who, on overtaking the fleeing lovers, nren at McKlnney. McKlnney returned the shot, just as Taylor levelled his gun to shoot a aeoond time, and put two charges ot buokabot in hla breast. The elopers took Tsylor'a body In the wagon with them, oame on to town and were married. ?'liou they gave themaelves up. and are now lo all. CORXELIUB TOWXSEXD SHOT. A Plobert Bide Ballet Sent by Aeeldent Into His Baca. Cornelius Townsend, aged 27, of 90 Howard street. Newark, was dangerously wounded last night by a shot flred aoeldentally from a Plo bert rifle. The rifle waa screwed in a vise while the owner. Angelo Cuberando. was try ing to extract a cartridge from Its breeoh. The aocldent happened TnNolle's gunsmith shop, at 96 Howard street. The little bullet en tered Townaeud's back. In the region of the kidneys, and could not be traced with a probe. Townsend is In St. Barnabas's Hospital and Cuberando Is looked up. SUGAR AT COST OR LESS. All Beflaars Mew Openly Sell Granulated at rive Cents a Pound. All the sugar refining Interests are now openly selling granulated sugar at five cents a pound Owing to rebates to the grocers the Set return to the refiners Is such that the trade i agreed that the present pries leaves ao mar gin of profit to the refining interests.' SENDING TROOPS TO PEKIN. 1 BRITISH, RUMS! AX AXD GRimAW FORCES OX HAND. Cossaoks and Marines Beaeh Tientsin The Pekln Porelgn Ofllee Trlea to Slop Them, bat the Ministers Say That All Ob staeles to Their Advance Mart Be With drawn They Wilt Go on to the Capital Without China's Coasent If Necessary. Spteial Cablf PttjtafckMfeTSE Sim. Fbkiw. Oct. B.HDolayed In transmission.) The Russian Cossacks and British marines, which were summoned to protect their respeo tire legations, arrived at Tientsin yesterday, but Viceroy Yuen refused to allow them to pro ceed to Pokin without orders from tho Tsung-II-Yemen. Ths British and Russian officers. sot Ins under instructions from their Ministers, did not attempt to force their way to their dee. tinatlon. but awaited further orders. Meanwhile a body of Osrman marinas ar rived. During the day three prominent mem bers of the Tsung-li-Yamen visited the lega tions and tried to Induce the Ministers to can cel their orders for troops. The foreign representatives met In the evening and re solved to demand the withdrawal of the diffi cult lea placed In the way ol the troops, and also to demand that every facility be furnished for their journey. Including special trains. Similar faolllties must be provided for the other con tingents whon they arrive. Further opposition Is not expected, but un less the Tsung-ll-Yamen moves promptly tha troops will probably be moved without Ita con sent. The Tsung-LI-Yamen'a appeal to the loga tioua took the form of an entreaty to spars China the humiliation of bringing foreign es corts to the capital. Finding ths appeal In vain, the Tsting-Li-Yamen has aoqulosoed and promised a special train for to-morrow. London, Oct. 7. A deapatoh to the Timet from Hong Kong gives an Interview with Kang Yu Wei. the Cantonese reformer, who It now under British protection. He said that the Emperor gave him an audience on June 18. Nobody else was present. Port Arthur and Tallenwan had just been leased to Russia. The Emperor had an anxious, careworn appearanoe. He waa ready to listen to any plan that promised ths seourlty and Integrity of the empire. Kang told him that the weakness of China was due to laok of progress, and suggested that the Conservative Ministers be superseded by young and vigorous progressives. He adduced the example of the recuper ation of France after the war with Germany, and aaked the Emperor why China should tie ao long In recovering from the Japanese dis aster. He advised the Emperor to study the progress of Japan and the advance made by Russia under Pater the Great. He also advised ths employment of Englishmen and Americans to sffeot reforms. The present Ministers, he said, were useless because they had no aoqualntanoe with Weetf em methods and were too old to acquire and anply them. To ask thsm to carry out reforms, said Kang to the Emperor. Is equivalent to ask ing your cook to make a coat or your tailor to cook a meal. The Emperor expressed regret, but pleaded that he waa powerless to remove Important officials because of the Dowager Empress. Hs realized the uselessneas of the Chinese educa tional system compared with Western methods. Kang advised his Majesty to strengthen his friendship with foreign powers, and particu larly to seek an alliance with England. The Emperor said hs realized that foreign countries were no longer Insignlfloant States. He added It was a pity that the Ministers did not avert the impending trouble. Kang aald that the real power In Pekln It held by Ll-Luen-Yan, a sham eunuch, and that the Dowager Empress's Illegitimate son. Chun Ming, will probably be made Emperor. On Sept. 18 Kang received two letters from the Emperor. The first was as follows: "We know that the empire Is in very troublous times. Unless we adopt Western methods it will be impossible to savs it. Un less we remove the obstructive, conaervatlvs Ministers, superseding them by young. Intelligent men, with knowledge ot West ern affaire, it will be Impossible to effect reforms, but the Dowager Empress will not agree. I have repeatedly advised ber Majesty, but the becomes enraged. I am afraid that I shall not be able to proteot my throne. You are hereby commanded to con sult your oolleagues and see what assistance you can glvs to save me. I am very anxious and dlatrested. I am anxiously awaiting your asslatanoe." The second letter was In thete termt : "I have commanded you to superintend the establishment of an official organ. It la strongly against my wish. 1 havo a great sorrow which I cannot describe with ink and pen. You must proceed at once outside and devlte means to save mo without a moment's delay. I am deeply affected by your loyalty and faithfulness. Take care of your self. I hope before long you will be able to as sist me again In organising the empire and putting everything on a proper baals. That la my wlah." Kang visited Timothy Richard, an Amerloan missionary, and asked him to call at the Brit ish and American legations. Sir Claude Mao Donald, the British Minister, was at PsIUIso. and Mr. Conger, the Amerloan Minister, was at Sishan. On the 10th ominous rumors were circulated, and at 4 o'olook on the morning of the 20th Kang escaped from Pekln. He travelled by railway to Tientsin, where he took passage for Chung-King. He waa astonished at ths pro tection given blm by a British cruiser, but was thankful. He desired to thank Sir Claude MaoDonald and the English nation for assuring his safety. He strongly urges prompt action by England to aave the Emperor, saying that the reformers would not forget the kindness. More Indictments In the GUI Murder Case. Bbtdoefobt, Conn.. Oct. 8. The Grand Jury thia afternoon returned a true bill for murder in the aeoond degree against Albert H. Oxley. Eudora Guilford and Barry Guilford. Oiler tnd Eudora Guilford have been at large oa all. Harry Guilford and Mrs. Rosa Drayton, the colored woman, have been In jail alnoe their arrest To-nlght Oxley Is again under arrest and tne police are trying to find Eudora Guilford. The police do not fear that Ml Guilford will get away. Detective Edward Cronan and Police Matron Hill will sail for Liv erpool on Saturday on the steamer Etrurla to bring Mrs. Guilford to this oountry. Me Change of Orders to the Oregon and Iowa. W ASHrMOTOH. Oct. 8. Navy Department offi cials deny emphatically that the orders for the Oregon and the Iowa to ssll from Tompkins vlllo have been revoked. They say that the orders have not been changed In any way. and that the two battleship, with the supply ves sels assigned to accompany tliein, ought to be ready to clear by Saturday next. Furthermore, the officials disclaim any intention of changing the ordere. West Petal PeotbaU Games. ' - Weslayaa, Ooi. ti Harvard, Oct. 16. Oo by Albany BayliM nlataiars, returning by rail, ticket a I . J.0. it trrrll ana sicmreleB a4rtuuuu.-..f .