JUSTICE TO DREYFUS.
FRENCH CABINET DECIDES IN FAVOR
The Document, to lie Mont to the Court
of Ce.mtfoii. Tho Minuter ot Justice
Will Proceed Ageluet Any One Attuck
* ing the Army.
Paris, Sept. 27.—At a meeting of the
rabinet Monday morning, all the min
isters being present, a decision was
taken In favor of a revision of the trial
Df Albert Dreyfus, the captain of artil
lery who was degraded on charges of
Belling military secrets to a foreign
power, and sentenced to imprisonment
en Devil's Island, near Cayenne, and
the documents in the case will be sent
to the court of cessation.
The crowds of people outside the min
istry of the interior, where the cabinet
council was held, loudly cheered the
ministers, and there were shouts of
"Vive Brisson!" "Vive la revision!"
The cabinet ordered the minister of
Justice, M. Sarrlen, to lay before the
court of cessation the petition of Mine.
Dreyfus, wife of the prisoner of Devil's
Island, for a revision of her husband's
The court, therefore, will decide the
legal question as to whether the first
trial of Captain Dreyfus was vitiated
by the forgery committed by the late
Lieutenant Colonel Henry, who was a
witness before the court martial, and
who confessed to having forged a doc
ument in the case.
The minister of Justice has announc
ed that he has given instructions that
proceedings are to be taken immedi
ately against any one attacking the
Henri Rochefort, in his paper, the
Intransigeant, accuses Major Esterha
zy of having been bribed by the so
called Dreyfus syndicate, to "cover
himself with dishonor by confession to
II forgery, of which charge he was
twice acquitted." M. Rochefort asserts
that he paid Esterhazy 1,009 francs for
copies of all the documents In the case,
and that, in addition, with two other
newspaper men, he paid Esterhazy,
who was literally without a centime,
800 francs monthly to prevent him from
Bying of hunger while waiting to obtain
Continuing. M. Rochefort says: "Re
cently, without any apparent incentive,
Esterhazy mysteriously went to Lon
don, abandoning his three hundred
francs monthly. Why this emigration?
Who paid for his Journey? With
what money has Esterhazy paid for
The Figaro says: "The government
may safely decide In favor of or
against a revision, but Its duty is to
come to a prompt determination."
M. Clemenceau, in the Auroru, says
"France is divided into two camps,
those who conceive that the Interests
of the country depend upon the con
cealment of fact? by lies, and those
who have a sufficiently high esteem
tor the country not to separate patri
otism from the aspirations of Justice
Great ltrltuln. Friend
Washington, Sept. 26.—An instance
of the notable desire of the Brlt.sh gov
ernment to cultivate friendly relations
with the United States is given in the
course of some mail reports recently
reaching the state department from the
United Stutes embassy at London. This
refers to the great military manoeuv
res which were recently conducted or.
Salisbury Plain, in the first week of
the present month.
These manoeuvres took place In the
presence of the commander-in-chief of
the British army, the secretary of state
for war, several members of the royal
family, the foreign military attaches,
and a vast crowd of people, and the
national flag of the United States was
placed side by side with the British
royal standard, the Union Jack .and
the white naval ensign upon the prin
cipal marquee at the saluting point.
There were no other flags on the tent
In question, but the four mentioned.
Tb.i A*.lij. of Columbus.
Havana, Sept. 27.— At nine o'clock
yesterday morning tho remains of Co
lumbus were exhumed In the presence
of Geneial Blanco, Secretary Govin, tn>:
civil governor, the bishop, the dean of
the cathedral and other authorities.
The general public was excluded
from the cathedral at eight o'clock.
The entrance was guarded by a force
of Orden Publico, which kept back th.
crowds which had assembled in front
of the edifice.
A Circus Train "Wrecked.
Huntington, W. Va., Sept. 27.—Sells
Brothers & Forepaugh's circus train
was wrecked at Wilsondale, on the
Norfolk and Western railroad yester
day. James Doyle of Philadelphia and
Harrison Ktpps of Virginia were fatally
Injured. Patrick Forepaugh was seri
ously hurt. A car with elephants rol
led down an embankment, and the ani
mals were Injured, but none killed.
An Artist Lout In the Snow.
New Whatcom, Wash., Sept. 27.
The party sent out to search for Wal
ter Schroeiler, the young St. Louis art
ist, who wes lost In the Mount Baker
hills, lias returned without finding
him. The searchers found his outfit,
which they brought in. They say that
further search Is Impossible on account
of the snow.
Illinois State Fair Dc-gln*.
Springfield, 111., Sept. 27.—The forty
fifth annual exhibition of the Illinois
State board of agriculture opened yes
terday at the state rair grounds. In
point of numbers and merit the exhib
its this year surpass those of any for
mer year. The fair will close next Sat
'Dim Dcatli of Fanny Davenport
New York, Sept. 27.—A dispatch re
teived in this city last night from Dux
bury, Mass., announced the death at
10.30 o'clock of Miss Fanny Davenport.
Miss Davenport died at the home of
her husband, Mr. McDowell, where
v she had been seriously 111 for many
Hobaon and the Colon.
Santiago de Cuba, Sept. 27.—Naval
Constructor Hobson says that he can
raise the Spanish cruiser Cristobal Co
lon with air bags In a week It given
authority to do so. Hobson says 4je
expects to return to New York on the
PORTABLE ARMY HOSPITALS-
Cuartermnstsr Goners 1 Opened Jil l, (or
Sixty Sectional lluliillngs.
New York, Sept. 27.—Colonel Amos
S. Kimball, deputy quartermaster gen
eral, yesterday opened bids for sixty
portable hospitals, some of which will
be erected at Fort Hamilton.
Many of these hospitals will be made
ready to be sent to the island of Porto
The only difference essential in the
construction for use in the colder tem
perature of the north is, those used
up here will have double floors, lined
In between with felt.
Each hospital rvlll accommodate for
ty patients, and is to be nineteen feet
three inches wide and 121 feet long,
to be constructed In sections, there be
ing, according to the specifications,
seven sections of width and forty-four
sections of length.
Some of the sections will be hinged
to allow at speedy exit in case of fire.
There will be ample ventilation by
means of traps in the ceiling.
These hospital buildings are to be
constructed of North Carolina pine, set
on cedar posts eighteen inches from
the ground, and the roofs are to be cov
ered with painted canvas.
Air ducts are to be provided, espec
ially for those in which It is expected
to erect stoves. Bidders were required
to state the number of days In which
they can finish the work.
Five of these portable hospitals are
to be delivered at Fort Hamilton, and
five at Washington Barracks, D. C.
These are to be set up. The remain
der are to be delivered to the quarter
master here, crated and ready for ship
These new structures will increase
Fort Hamilton's hospital accommoda
tions by 200 beds, leaving portable hos
pital occommodattons of two thous
and beds to be sent to Porto Rico or
ltouit Aed Oat of Sight.
Matteawan, N. Y., Sept. 26.--A tres
tle twenty-five feet high, spanning
part of a swamp traversed by the Phil
adelphia, Reading and New England
railroad, a mile west of Pine Plains,
near here, has sunk completely out of
sight in the bog.
In another part of the swamp a tele
graph pole alongside the track has dis
Sixty men are at work with construc
tion and gravel trains, piling 120 car
loads of gravel and stone a day upon
the road bed, which sinks faster than
filled In. On Wednesday night the
road bed was fourteen inches lower
than on Tuesday. Saturday It gradu
ally sunk out of sight.
A piece of pipe used for sounding
was driven one hundred and twenty
five feet into this bog and no bottom
was found. The road bed looks as If
it had been twisted by an earth
Chinese Km per or Dead.
London, Sept. 26.—The Daily Tele
graph's Hong Kong correspondent tele
"Although there is no positive infor
mation, all the evidence tends to the
conviction that the emperor is dead.
A private dispatch says he died on Sep
tember 21, directly he issued the edict
giving the dowager empress the regen
cy. Nobody doubts that Yang and
Chang Yin Huen, who was minister at
Washington in 1895, are both innocent
of the charge of poisoning the emper
The Pekin correspondent of the Daily
"The head eunuch at the palace in
forms me that the emperor is seriously
Indisposed and that his death is not un
llrlllib Fleet Sail* Suddenly.
Wei-Hal-Wei, Sept. 26.—The British
battleship Centurion, flagship of Vice
Admiral Sir Edward H. Seymour, the
commander of the British fleet In Chi
nese waters, sailed suddenly Friday
under sealed orders, accompanied,
from Chee-Foo, by the battleship Vic
torious. the first class cruiser Narcis
sus, the Becond class cruiser Hermione,
the torpedo boat destroyer Fame, the
torpedo boat destroyer Hart, and the
dispatch boat Alacrity.
It is supposed that the destination
of the fleet is Ta-Itu, at the entrance
of the river leading to Tien-Tsln, the
port of Pekin, for the purpose of mak
ing a naval demonstration there.
Gomez Denies He fins Resigned,
Havana, Sept. 26.—The captain gen
eral's body guard at eight o'clock this
morning will form in the Plaza risto
and, hCAded by a band, will proceed
to the Cathedral to render military
honors during the removal of the
bones of Columbus from the monument
where they now rest ar.d their trans
portation to Spain.
General Maximo Gomez some time
since arrived at the camp of General
Rojas, in the Santa lara province.
General Gomez gives emphatic denial
to the published report that he has pre
sented his resignation as commander
in-chief of the Cuban army.
Another Coal Strike.
Pittsburg, Sept. 27.—There was a con
ference of district and national miners'
officers here yesterday to prepare a
march Into the fourth pool on tho Mo
nongahela river, where, the scale la
violated. The strike will open to day
with a march against the pits, headed
by a brass band.
The big victory of the miners In the
third pool hits aroused diggers all over
the district to a high pitch of enthu
siasm and one of the hottest s'rikes It
the history of the district Is threat
Tornado In Toiiuuundu
Tonawanda, N. Y., Sept. 27.—A1
about five o'clock last evening this
city was visited by a tornado which
demolished houses, uprooted trees, ov
erturned freight cara and swept a clear
path about two hundred yards.wide
for a distance of ten miles.
The tornado swept over Grand is
land before reaching this place, anc
it Is reported that several people were
killed on the island.
Vrancea Filipino Ally.
London, Sept. 27. —The correspondent
of the Globe at Hong Kong telegraphs
that he has learned from a trustwor
thy Filipino source that France has
promised to recognize the Filipino re
It Is asserted that negotiations to
this end are now proceeding at Ma
nila, where there are three French
THE COLUMBIAN, BLOOMSBURG, PA
OREGON'S CHAPLAIN ON TRIAL.
%V U IJe lVe.d Mental Irreponilblllty for
11-mark* About blimp,on uu.l Ev..it
Denver, Col., Sept. 27.—The court
martial convened for the trial of Chap
lain Joseph P. Mclntyre of the battle
ship Oregon met here at 1 o'clock yes
terday afternoon. It was ushered In
with a sensation.
Instead of the calling of witnesses to
Inaugurate the trial, as is customary.
Attorney Earl M. Cranston, attorney
* if the accused, made an address to the
Although the text of that address U
unknown, the doors being closed, those
who are best quullfied to Judge of such
matters, assert that It is a practical
admission of the charges and specifi
cations and a proposition to submit
to the court the expert testimony of
Drs. Eskridge and Pershing.
These two physicians are specialists
In nervous disorders. They made an
examination of Chaplain Mclntyre on
Saturday. This was done at the In
stance of friends of Mclntyre, who
think that by reason of great mental
excitement resulting from his experi
ence In the Santiago campulgn he was
not responsible for itterances he may
have made In his lecture delivered here
on August 8.
The object sought In trying to have
the testimony of these specialists sub
mitted would obviously be to waive a
trial and throw the chaplain on the
mercy of the court.
The charges against Chvplain Mcln
tyre are three: Scandalous conduct
tending to the destruction of good mor
als, conduct to the prejudice of good
order and discipline, asd conduct un
becoming an officer of the United States
The specifications are ten in number
and comprise quotations from a news
paper report of the lecture which the
chaplain delivered in the Trinity Meth
odist Episcopal church here on August
8, and in which he is alleged to have
questioned the honesty of Admiral
Sampson and the courage of Captain
Robley D. Evans.
THE SULTAN MUST SUBMIT
Four Powers Agree to the l'uclflcafion
Rome, Italy, Sept. 26.—Great Bri
tain, France, Russia and Italy have ap
pended their signatures to an agree
ment for the pacification of the island
of Crete, including a plan for coercing
the sultan into submission.
The scheme has for some time been
drafted, but its enforcement was de
layed to invite the participation of
Germany, which country declined.
Early this week the four powers will
send an ultimatum to the sultan of
Turkey, summoning him to accept the
project and informing him that unless
he docs so measures will be taken to
enforce his compliance.
The powers have Irrevocably decid
ed to settle the Cretan question imme
diately and will not hesitate to send
their fleet to the Dardanelles and be
yond, If necessary.
A Hank Retibeiy la Indiana.
Flora, Ind., Sept. 28.—Between two
and three o'clock yesterday morning
the sale of the Farmers' bank was
blown open by robbers, who secured
close to 112,000 and made good their es
William Lenon, the cashier, who was
aroused by the noise of the explosion,
appeared on the scene while the rob
bers were still at work, was shot, and
It is believed will die.
A posse of citizens followed the gang
of robbers for some distance, but they
got away on a hand car. Blodhounds
have been secured and are now on
the trail. There were two terrific ex
plosions, and the bank building was al
Sullivan tha Winner
New York, Sept. 27.—After 5 rounds
of fast fighting at the Greater Aevv
York A. C„ at Coney Island, last night,
Dave Sullivan, the Boston feather
weight, was declared a winner over
Solly Smith of Los Angeles, al.
Smith failed to respond when the
fifth round was called, explaining that
the bones in his left forearm had been
broken In the second round while de
livering a blow. Smith showed a swol
len wrist as evidence that his state
ment was correct.
The Situation In China,
Washington, Sept. 27.—Mr. Wu Ting
Fang, the hinese minister, said yester
day that he had received no word con
cerning the reported death of the em
peror beyond press reports. The troub
lous condition of affairs in China is
exciting much apprehension here,
mainly because of the threatening atti
tude of the great powers and their
readiness to seize upon any pretext for
further encroachments upon Chinese
A Flour Mllla Combination.
New York, Sept. 27.—Thpre was a
well defined rumor on the Produce Ex
change floor yesterday afternoon to the
effect that the much mooted combina
tion between several big Hour milling
firms of the West and the New York
concerns had at last been made. Rep
resentatives of several mills were seen,
but none of them would talk about the
rumored consolidation. From men who
are supposed to be on the inside, and
whose authority is rarely, it ever, dis
puted on the exchange, facts were ob
tained which go far to verify the ru
Mn. Hnlmout Demi.
New York, Sept. 28. —Announcement
was made yesterday of the death of
Mrs. August Belmont, wife of the ban
ker. Her death occurred In Paris, and
Mrs. Belmont was formerly Miss Bes
sie Hamilton Morgan. She was the
daughter of Matthew Morgan, one
time head of the hanking firm of Mat
thew Morgan & Sons, of this city.
CoimiitMlnnnr to I'uito Itioo.
Plainfield, N. J., Sept. 26.—Dr. H. K.
Carroll has been appointed by Presi
dent McKinley a commissioner to Porto
Rico, and will sail by the transport
Chester on October 5. His mission is
to Investigate and report on the civil
administrating of that Island and get
Information needed by the United
States for Its future government.
Jobn M. Toucey Head.
Fishkill Landing, N. Y., Sept. 26.
John M. Toucey, formerly general man
ager of the New York Central railroad,
died here late Friday night
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sawmills erected in the woods. The
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miles in length will open up the
lumber region of Southern Clear
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and lumber. The latter will be
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Next spring the drive above the
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made mercenary marriages in foreign
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