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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-
If theyahould arrive befora our troops aro
reinforced the settlers will hart a desperate
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
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
Qaygwaohlwyx. a Bear Island chief, swears
that the majority of the Bear Islanders are not
"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
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
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
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
""'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
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
This goes to the Wnr Department and an
hour or more later the wire ticks again from
"What Is the matter at I,eeehl,ako? Wire
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
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
"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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Tilt. FREMDEXT HOI XII WEST.
Itinerary of His Trip to the Omaha Peace
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, .
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
"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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
West Petal PeotbaU Games. ' -
Weslayaa, Ooi. ti Harvard, Oct. 16. Oo by Albany
BayliM nlataiars, returning by rail, ticket a I . J.0.
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