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W)t fEticniirg ptaf. - .?. * No. 16,813. WASHINGTON, D. C., SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1906-THIRTY-TWO PAGES. TWO CENTS. V * "the evening star WITH SUNDAY MORNING EDITION. luiam Offloe, 11th Street and PesmjlTiait Atuh The Evening Star Newspaper Company. THEODOSX W. ITOTK8, President New Ttrk Office: Tribune Buildinj. Ciieago Office: Tribsoe Baililnf. The Erpnlng Star, with the Sunday morning edldon. Is delivered bj carriers, on their own account, i vrlthln the city at 50 centa per month; without tlx? J Sunday morning edition at 44 cent? per month. By mil, postal prrpa.d: Dally, Sundar Included, one month, ffO cpctf. Daily. Sunday excepted, oDe month, 50 cents. Saturday Star, one year, $1.00. Banday Star, on? year, $1.50 ITTFIITCH CUB WAGNER WINS THE nnrAT Aiun DApr bnCHI HUIU flHUL Third International Contest for Vanderbilt Trophy. ONLY 5 CARS IN AT FINISH Victor Rode in a 110 Horsepower French Machine. VIEWED BY AN IMMENSE CROWD Completed Distance of 297.1 Miles in 290 Minutes 10 2-5 Seconds?Some Sensational Features. FINISH LINE, VANDERBILT CUP COI'RSR. Octnbpr fi?T.nuis Wncnor in a 110-horse-power French car today won the third International automobile road race for the WllHam K Vanderblle, jr., cup, completing the distance of 297.1 miles In 2JK) minutes 10 2-5 seconds, or at the rate of more than a mile a minute. Vlncenao Lancia In a 102-horse-power Italian car was second In 293 minutes 28 4-5 eecoi'GF. Antolnlne Duray In a 120-horse-power French car was third in 293 minutes 44 4-5 seconds. Albert Clement In a 100-horse-power French car was fourth in 301 minutes 59 4-5 seconds. Camillo Jenatzy In a 1120-horse-power German car was fifth in 304 minutes 38 seconds. I^ancia actually finished the course about three minutes ahead of Wagner, who, however, started six minutes later than his rival and had that much margin at the finish Only five cars finished the race, but there were fourteen of the seventeen cars that started running at the time the race was declared off, which was done as Boon as Clement had won fourth place. It was with the greatest difficulty that the crowds were kept back from the course during the last lap. Without re Kara to personal saiety tney swarmed over the roads, giving way only when the last-flying racing machines were a hundred yard.: away. While France carried away the premier honors of the race, Joseph Tracy jf the American team had the satisfaction of registerii.g the fastest lap made. On his fifth round Tracy drove the 2!?,7 miles in the remarkable time of twenty-six minutes. twenty-one seconds. Tracy suffered severely from tire troubles in the first I few rounds, and this cost him dear. He ] was on his ninth lap when the race was called ofV. Held Lead From the First. Wagner, who held the lead from the very first round, came very near to losing thp race when twenty miles from the finish, one of his tires exploding. He had a lead of some seven minutes at the time, changed tires and managed to win by approximately three minutes. I-ancia, Duray and Clement *rent through the race without mishap. The race was run under leaden skies and the start scheduled for 6 a.m. was delayed fifteen minutes by heavy fug. After this had lifted there were occasional rifts and bursts of sunshine, but tile finish was in a drizzle. The inclement Jf^ ^///f+z LOUIS \ Winner of the Va (Photo by Sp< weather had no cffect whatever on the crowd. It Is <*timatedi that may 200,<XK) persons li;.ed the course. Of the seventeen curs that started, the first to come to grief was the Italian racer driven by Dr. Wellschott. His steerini? (ear brvke and the ear went over an embankment. The machinist, Colombo, was severely hurt. L&wwell, of the American team, dropped out after the rourth round. He hud all manner of difficulties. Spectator Fatally Injured. Elliot Shepard ran Into a spectator at Xru?s Corner and fatally Injured hlm. i Bhepard then broke a crank shaft and ' dropped out on the seventh lap. when he j was running sixth. I Of the fourteen cars that were running ' at t'ne time the race was called off all had completed the sevenin rounu, eleven nau completed the eight, eight had completed the ninth and five finished the tenth and last When Wagner was declared the winner the crowd surged about him and cheered. The band played the "Marseillaise." There were many minor accidents in the great crush leaving the finish line. The times of the cars that finished the ninth round, in addition to the five which finished the race, were: Nazzaro, Italian, 292.5S 3-5. Cagno, Italian, 306.2S 4-5. Le Blon, American, 312.26 2^5. Weilscliott's Wild Plunge. The racing car driven by Dr. Weilschott. the Italian chauffeur, went oft the road almost at the point where Mongini was inrown out 111 me rtuem cmimianvu * While taking the Manhasset hill at a terrific pace Weilschott suddenly discovered that he could not sontrol the machine at a curve a short distance ahead. He shouted to the spectators to run, but they either did not hear him or thought they were safe behind a fence and an embankment. At the curve the car plunged off the road down an embankment and through the fence, among a group of onlookers. John Brooks of Port Washington, a boy, fell directly in front of the machine and was knocked twenty feet away, -wo other bystanders were slightly injured. The car then plunged into a ditch. Its steering gear was badly wrecked. \ ..e injured boy may not recover. T"1 * 1 * * .. - .1 fnln?Kn Vile marlia _ DUIII VYCIIOUlUll aim V/U1UUIUU, IMO ?.VVUU nlcian, were unconscious when picked up, but were soon revived. Man Killed by Shepard Car. Elliot Shepard ran into a man at Kurg's corner on the sixth lap, and mangled both his legs so severely that amputation was necessary. The man who was struck by Shepard's car near Krug's corner died. He Is believed to have been Burt Gruner of Passaic, N. J. The boy Injured by Tracy's car is Herbert Baldwin of Norwalk, Conn. One leg was broken, both ankles were fractured, and he Is thought to have been Internally Injured. Wagner an Expert Driver. Louis Wagner, driving a French cc.r, who won the third race t<fr the W. K. Van. derbilt, jr., cup, is known as one of the most expert drivers in Europe. He first attracted attention by winning the race for light cars over the Ardennes circuit in 190B. He won the 100 kilometers (62.14 miles) contest at Ardennes in sixty-two minutes and forty-nine seconds. Wagner was a team mate of Hemery, who won the Vanderbilt cup race in 1905, but dropped out after three rounds. CABS AND THEIR DRIVERS. America. No. 9?Driver. Joseph Tracy: fiO-h.-p. locomobile. four o.vllnii.~r gasoline: intrant. S. T. Davis. jr. No. 1?Driver. Herbert le Blon: 115-h.-p. Thomas. four-cylinder gasoline: entrant. E. R. Thomas. No. 5?Driver. Frank Lawwell; llO-h.-p. FrayerMlller, four-cylinder gasoline; entrant, W. J. Mil i?*r. No. 14?Drher, H. N. Harding: 50-h.-p. Haynes, four-cylinder gasoline: entrant. John Haynes. No. 17?Driver, Walter Christie; 50-h.-p. Christie, four-cylinder gasoline; entrant, Walter Christie. France. No. 10?Driver. Louis Wagner: 100-h.p. Darracq, four-cylinder gasoline: entrant. A. Darracq. No. 0 ? Driver. Elliott F. Shepard: 130-h.-p. Ilotehkis*. four-cylinder gasoline; entrant. Hotchkiss Company. No. 15?Driver, Allfcrt Clement; 100-h.-p. Clement-Bayard, four-cylinder gasoline; entrant, Clement-Bayard. No. 2?Driver, George Heath; 120-h.-p. Panhard, four-cylfndc.* gasoMne: entrant. Panhard-Levassor. No. 18-*-Drlver. Duray; 120-li.-p. De Dietrich, four-cylin 1>.* gasoline: entrant, A. De Turckhelm. Italy. No. 4?Driver. Lancia; 120-h.-p. Flat, four-cylinder gasoline: entrant. F. I. A. T. No. 8?Driver, Naznrro, 120-h.-p. Flat, fourcylinder grsoline: intrant. F. I. A. T. No. 16- Driver, Dr. Aldo Weilschott; 120-h.-p. Flat, fonr-cyUnder gasoline; entrant, F. I. A. T. No. 12?Driver, Cagu; 120-h.-p. Itala, four-cylinder fcasollne; entrant. Itala Company. No. 10?Driver. Fabry; 120-h. p. Itala, four-cylinder gasoline, entrant, Itala Company. floTm OT1T7 No. 3?Driver, Jenatzy: 120 h.-p. Mercedes, fourcylinder fcnsollne; entrant. Robert Graves. No. 7?Driver. Luytgen; 120-h.-p. Mercedes, fcurcylinder gasoline* entrant. George McK. Brown. No. 11?I'oxhall I*. Keene; 120-h.-p. Mercedes, four cylinder gasoline; entrant. Fox hall P. Iveene. HAD LAID AWAY $75,000. Reported Action of Stensland While at Tangier. Special Dispatch to The Star. GIBRALTAR. October G.?The information has leaked out that Paul O. Stensland. the Chicago embezzler, who was arrested at Tangier September 3. and was taken back ?-? C* * ~ ~ J /?Af? an.Kvl,, ,1? iu iiic i iii it'u oca Lf>, nrtu snugij?ucpos'.ted In a Tangier bank. The United States authorities have Just seized it. .: tJP dBCMP" WAGNER, n<lerb!lt Cup Race. M?n?T & Wells.) i MURDER SUSPECT HELD. Prisoner Arrested in Mexico for an Idaho Crime. BISBEE, Ariz.. October 0.?A man whose name is as yet unknown, but who is believed to be Simpkins. a member of the Western Federation of Miners, connected by the authorities with the dynamite murder of Gov. Frank Steunenburg of Idaho, Is under arrest at Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, and is being held there at the request of the Arizona rangers. The prisoner answers closely the official description of Slmpkins. Capt. Tom Ryning of the rangers, who returned yesterday from Cfcnanea, so states, but he is not positive of the man's Identity. Ryning has sent for a man in Arizona who is well acquainted with the real Slmpkins to identify the suspect. AT THE WHITE HOUSE HOME RULE FOB IRELAND, ACCORDING TO T. P. O'CONNOR. T. P. O'Connor, leader of the home rule party of Ireland and for many years & Kreat fiefrre in the Ensrlish parliament. paid his respects to President Roosevelt today. He was accompanied by Michael J. Ryan of Philadelphia, president of the United Irish League of America; Prof. Maurice F. Egan of this city, and William F. Downing, president of the local branch of the league. Mr. O'Connor has known the President for many years and today recalled hearing the chief executive make a speech in New York seventeen or eighteen years ago. ' The visitors had an Interesting chat with the President about matters In which they are interested, and especially an article me j-resiuerii is preparing ior a magazine on the Irish sagas. The President expressed his good -wishes for the prosperity and welfare of the Irish people. Mr. O'Connor talked most hopefully about eventual self-government for Ireland. He is to make a number of speeches in this country that he thinks will be helpful to the cause. In Philadelphia the other night a large sum of money was raised. Mr. O'Connor declared that English public opinion was decidedly friendly to selfgovernment for Ireland, and that if the giv ing of this great liberty was left to the house of commons the Irish would sooji be in enthusiastic celebration. "Outside of the Irish members in parliament," Mr. O'Connor said, "there is a large majority In the house of commons favorable to the cause of Ireland. A self-government bill will pass the ne*t session of the house of commons by at least 130 majority. It will then go to the house of lords. We have hopes that that body will also pass the measure, but 'hope' is the strongest word we can use to describe It now. The governing party in England Is friendly to our cause, but there are few lords of the liberal party In the upper house. Public opinion rules the politics of England. Scotland and Ireland, the same as in this country, and we have hopes that the house of lords will wake up to the strong demand of British people for sel f-government." Mr. O'Connor said that the large labor vote in the Englisfi parliament would support a home measure. "The growth of a formidable labor party is one of the features of politics in Great Britain," said Mr. O'Connor. "The labor people have fifty representatives in parliament, and they are pushing their demands with skill and fidelity." A Tall Visitor. President Roosevelt today received one of the tallest men he has even seen. He was Rory McKenzie, connected with a theatrical enterprise. McKenzie is seven feet two inches tall and weighs 328 pounds. He is well proportioned and attracts attention anywhere by his immense height. He was for many years connected with the Gordon Highlanders of the English^ army. ' He is quite an athlete and excels *in putting the shot, throwing the hammer and feats requiring strength. The Supreme Court. J. W. Wright, marshal of the United States Supreme Court, made an engagement for the grave members of the court to visit the President next Monday and pay their respects, which they do every October, upon the assembling of the court in fall term. LAST OF MOHICANS FRANCES FREELOVE JACKSON AND HER ROMANCE. Special Dispatch to The Star. WORCESTER, Mass., October 6.?Miss Frances Freelove Jackson, the only real Indian In Worcester, and the last of the Mohicans, was 101 years old yesterday. Miss Jackson -was disappointed that she did not die on her 100th birthday and haa no desire to live. Miss Jackson has had a romance in her life. When she was seventeen years old she became engaged to an Indian, one of the Mohican tribe. Her mother objected to the wedding because she did not want her daughter to marry a man with a roving disposition. She has been a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Colchester, Conn., for eighty-nine years. She has many nArnllflritlM. one of which is her nn&itivA refusal to eat anything containing lard- or pork. Miss Jackson was born in Franklin, Conn., on October 5, 1806. She was the second oldest of a family of ten. Her father was Anson Jackson, a pure-blooded Spanish Indian. Her mother was Phileno Mezo, a Mohican. They were not roving Indians, and lived peaceably in Connecticut. Her mother lived to be 101 years old. rcT 1 ov/ YOUR~\ :/VDE^> j ; < y THAT'S GOING SOME. TWO NEGRQES LYNCHED MOBILE MOB SENDS TWO TO THE DEATH. MOBIIJ?, Ala., October 6.?Two hundred masked men met Sheriff Powers with the two negroes charged with assault at Richardson switch, three miles north of Mobile, on the Southern railway, took his prisoners from him and hanged them on the spot. No others were hurt. The negroes haj been taken to Birmingham for safe keeping and were being brought to Mobile for trial. MOBILE, Ala., October 6.?A committee of sixty men left here on the Southern railroad at 5 o'clock this morning to meet Sheriff Powers of Mobile county, who is returning from Birmingham with two Mobile negroes charged with criminal as. sault. The committee expects to meet the sheriff and prisoners about thirty miles north or Mobile. It is not known what the program is, but the feeling here is that the prisoners will be taken from the sheriff and lynched or burned outside of Mobile. Two thousand men met the Louisville and Nashville train this morning, but were disappointed at the non-arrival of the sheriff and prisoners, who had gone by the other'route. MOBILE, Ala., October 6.?Sheriff Powers and his prisoners have reached Thomasville, Ala., ninety-seven miles north of Mobile. They are scheduled to arrive here at 11:30. There is no militia aboard the train. Much excitement prevails in Mobile. DENIED POACHING INTENTIONS. Japanese Sealers Declare Russians 111 treated, xnem. VICTORIA, B. C., October 6.?Advices from Japan state that the crews of the sealing schooners Toyo No. 3 and Dalfuku, seized by a Russian warship off Copper Island, have returned to Japan. The captains and mates were Imprisoned by the Russians at Petropavlovsk, where the confiscated schooners are lying. The sealers claim they put In under the lee of Copper Island, where the Russian rookeries are located, merely to escape the h?avy weather, and deny any poaching intent, ns. They were robbed of all their private property and illtreated when imprisoned by the Russians. VETERANS GET HOLIDAY. Clerks With War Record Released From Duty Tuesday. The District Commissioners have decided to issue an order excusing from their duties all veterans of the civil and Spanish wars next Tuesday, In order that they may take part in the parade of the Spanish War Veterans on that day. Information for Shoppers. Special Bargain* will appear to- i j morrow In the announcements of the I following merchants, who are regular advertisers In The Sunday Star: S. Kann, Sons & Co. Palais Royal Lansburgh 4. Bro. Parker, Bridget A Co. Wm. Hahn & Co. Phlllpsbom & Co. W. B. Moses A Sons J. L. Lever-ton & Co. Julius Garflnkle & Co. B. Rich's Sons M; C. Stout A Co. Barber a Rom Bon Marche Mayer & Co. Hub Furniture Company Arthur Burt House A Herrmann Family 8hoe Store R. W. Devreaux Co. F. G. Smith Piano Co. W. H. Hoeke Sanitary Oyster House O. J. De Moll A, Co. Peter erogan. ' "The Fashion." Pettit A Co. Goodyear Raincoat Co. V J'^j} THE NORTH CAROLINA NEW CR.TTTSP.il. T. A TTTMr WPT1 AT NEWPORT NEWS TODAY. NEWPORT NEWS. Va., October G?The new and powerful armored cruiser North Carolina was successfully launched at 11:32% o'clock this morning from the yards of her builders, the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company, in the presence of ten thousand people. The ship's sponsor was Miss Rebekah Williams Glenn, daughter of Gov. R. B. Glenn of North Carolina, who was present with his staff and an escort of prominent North Carolinians. The launching was attended by Rear Ad miral Berry, commanding this naval sta- j tion, and a large number of naval officers, who went to Newport News In special tugs. Several of the officers of the Italian cruiser Fleramosca, now here preparing to sail for New York, also witnessed the launching. The shipyard closed down last evening until Monday, the force of 8,000 men employed there being paid off and given a holiday today. The only men at work were the picked employes selected to perfect the final details of the launching. Christened by Miss Olenn. Simultaneously with the first movement of the ship Miss Glenn gracefully cast the bottle of old wine against the receding bow, saying at the time: "I christen thee North Carolina." The cheering was so loud that her words were audible only to those near her. As the ship slid down the ways the foaming champagne raced down the sides of the steel prow, the broken bottle, its pieces Incased in a silken net, dangling at the rope's end. While the crowds looked on disinclined to leave the scene so soon tugs ran hawsers to the incomplete ship and finally towed her to the pier, where the finishing touches will be received. The North Carolina is advanced about 58 per cent toward completion, farther than an-tr sv+Vv^w tL - * - " unrci u.xuiui\_itxva H.L me nme oi launcliing. Immediately following: the launching there was a banquet at the Hotel Warwick to Miss Glenn and the launching party. The North Carolina was authorized by Congress April 27, 1904, and both she and her sister ship, the Montana, are being built by the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company, at a cost of $:t,57o,000 for each vessel. The North Carolina will have a displacement of 4 500 tons, will be 502 feet long, 72 feet 10J4 inches beam and will have a draft of 2o feet. Her contract requires that she shall make a speed of 22 knots an hour. When completed the North Carolina will carry t"he heaviest armor and the most powerful armament for a vessel of her clas3. Her main battery will consist of four nj-incn guns, sixteen *i-lnch .gurrs and four 21-inch submerged torpedo tubes. The secondary battery will consist of twenty-two 3-inch rapid-fire guns, twelve .H-pounder rapid-fire guns and several guns Oi smaller caliber. The 10-in-ch guns will be mounted in pairs, in two electrically controlled, elliptical turrets on the center line, one forward and one aft, each with an arc of fire of about 270 degrees. The 6-inch guns will b? mounted four in indeiiendent casemates on the main deck, the remainder in broauside on the gun deck, all on pedestal mounts. Those on the gun deck will be behind five inches of armor, and the casemate guns wlil be protected in the rear, as w^ll. by two inches of nickel steel. There will be four of the 6-inch guns at the ends of the battery, arranged to fire right ahead or right astern, respectively, and the other 6lnch guns will have the usual broadside train. The guns of the secondary battery will be mounted In commanding positions. The hull of the North Carolina will be protected by a water line belt of armor worked in vertical strakee amidships, where It will be about 17 feet 3 Incfoes in height, extending froin the protected' deck to the gun deck port sills. This armor will be of a uniform thickness of 5 Inches throughout the machinery and magazine space and 3 inches forward and1 aft. The upper side armor will be disposed In the wane of the G-lnch battery and will be 5 inches thick throughout. A thwart sthip armor of 6 Inches thickness will be fitted from the protective to the main de^k. *The 10-inch barbettes will extend from the protective deck to a/bout 5 feet above the main deck, and will consist of 8-lnch armor In front, 4-inch armor at the rear below and tt-lnch armor above the gun deck. The armor of the conning tower will be 9 inches thick. Teak backing of a minimum thickness of 3 inches will be fitted behind all the side armor. There will be a corodete protective deck extending from stem to stern bulk up of 23pound lower plating throughout with nickel steel of 100 and 140 pounds on the slope and 40 pounds on the fiat except over the magazines, where it will be 60 pounds forward and aha ft the 10-inch barbettes. The engines on the North Carolina will be of the vertical, twin-screw, four-cylinder, triple expansion type, of a combined Indicated horsepower of not lees than 23,000 and arranged for outboard turning propellers vh?n going ahead. There will be sixteen water tube boilers, placed in eight I wat,er-tight compartments. The vessel will ? have four smokepipes. ea<rh l(iO feet high above the base line. It will be provided with all modern electrical appliances. SUBWAY ErPLOSION VICTIMS. . I Coroner to Probe Affair to Place Responsibility. Sjwci.il Dispatch to The Star. PHILADELPHIA, Pa., October 6.-By the death of Gatto Denignano, a laborer in the Pennsylvania Hospital, last night, the number of fatalities resulting from the explosion in the subway at 6th and Market streets early yesterday morning was increased to eight. Another of thirty men injured is expected to die. ine .Minara construction company, wnicn Is building the subway, and the I'nlted Gas Improvement Company are shifting responsibility.for the accident. Both corporations, however, conceded that the explosion was directly caused by illuminating gas leaking from either the Market street main or the one on Oth street. The point upon which ' they disagree is the cause of ignition of the gas. City officials are conducting a rigorous investigation on this point, and Coroner Jermon may hold an inquest into the death of the eight victims Wednesday morning. TRAGEDY IN RICHMOND. Seaboard Engineer Shot and Killed in a Saloon. Special Dispatch to The Star. RICHMOND. Va., October 6-Mlchael Kelley, an engineer on the Seaboard Air Line, was shot and instantly killed this morning by Clifford C. Childress. The shooting occurred in Narducci's saloon. Kelley and Childress entered the place and Child- . ress said to the barkeeper, an Italian, that some day some one would drop in and get the cash register. The barkeeper produced a revolver and said it would not be done while he had that. He handed the weapon to Childress, who broke it, all the shells falling out but one. Kelley said he would fix the weapon and caught the revolver in his hands and it was discharged, the ball striking Kelley Just above the heart. He did not speak, fivinar almost instnntlv. 1-f#* was thirtv-fiv** years old and unmarried. Childress Is twenty-eight and single. The men had Been Intimate friends for years. The cororner's Jury brought in a verdict of accidental shooting. FOB THE FREDERICK FAIR. Fine Prospects for Strong Attractions ?Presbytery Meeting. Special Dispatch to The Star. FREDERICK, Md., October 6. Secretary J. Roger McSherry of the Frederick fair, before leaving today for the race meet at Albany, N. Y., on a final trip to interest horsemen in the races at the fair to be held here October 16 to 19, stated that from Information obtained on visits to the principal fairs of the east this season, lie could state that the entries for the local races would be unusually fine, and that In all other departments the fair would surpass previous exhibitions. Special arrangements will be made for the entertainment of the members of Almas Temple, Mystic Shrine, Washington, who will visit the fair on October 19. They will be given a building on the grounds for headquarters. The presbytery of Baltimore, which held its 2sth stated meeting at Emmltsburg this week, took under its care as a student for the ministry Charles E. Lefund, a Hebrew and freethinker. He will attend the Presbyterian Serrtinary at Newark, N. J. Rev. David Nelly of Baltimore was elected moderator of the presbytery. Hotel Braddock, at Braddock Heights, where a number of \V ashingtonians spent the summer, has closed after a successful season, and the post office there has been discontinued for the winter. OCEAN STEAMSHIP MOVEMENTS. NEW YORK, October 6.?Arrived: Steamer Kalserin Auguste Victoria, from Hamburg. SIASCONSET, Mass.. October 6.?The steamer St. Paul, from Southampton and Cherbourg, for New York, was In communication with the wireless station here when abeam of the Nantucket lightship at 1:30 a.m. today. St. Paul probably will reach her dock about 1:30 p.m. today. NEW YORK, October C.?The big steamer Bermudian, which went aground in New York harbor yesterday while bound in from Bermuda, was refloated today. It Is believed she was not seriously damaged. She started at once for her dock. NEW YORK, October G.?The Cuban steamer Cubana, which has been chartered by the American government to transport troops to Cuba, sailed from New York toIJak in.i f !ah nmo tint -i mic.n noiiil ua^. I1CX ucotiiiauun nao nw aiiuuuntv-u, but it is supposed that she is bound for Newport News. Want Spanish War Veterans. Special Dispatch to The Star. RICHMOND, Va., October 0.?A comm!t| tee from this city will go to Washington next week to invite the Spanish War Veterans' Association to hold its reunion in this city next year. The committee will go with an invitation from the post of veterans here and from the chamber of commerce. The invitation will be cordial, and it is expected that the vote will find many who favor coming this way, especially as it will be comparatively easy to come here and visit the Jamestown exposition. MEDAL OF HOflORGlVEN PRESENTATION MADE TO MAJOR STHATTB BY THE PRESIDENT. As a recognition of gallant service in the face of Are Maj. Paul F. Straub, a surgeon of the United States army, was presented with a medal of honor today by President t)/vneoiroH nrpspntatifin was mnHp at i the White House and was attended by many prominent army officers. The heroism which prompted the giving of the medal was displayed by Maj. Straub at Alo?, Zlmbales, Luzon, December 21, 1899. The officer was then surgeon of the 3Gth Volunteer Infantry, commanded by Brig. Gen. J. Franklin Bell, now the chief of staff. Maj. Straub voluntarily exposed hinweif to the Are of the enemy in repelling an attack of insurgents, and, at great risk to his own life, rushed to the rescue of a wounded soldier and carried him to a place of safety. Maj. Straub was heartily commended for Ms bravery by Gen. Bell, and the report he made of the incident resulted in the awarding of the medal. Maj. 8traub?8 home is at Mount Pleasant, *- I. A CtotA TTnl??. W? XXC 10 a giauuttit vi itic Krictic u?u?*risity of Iowa and of the University of Berlin, and was appointed to the army from Iowa In 18?2. He served In the Philippines from 1808 to 1901 and waa In Panama | for a year prior to his assignment to duty in the office of the surgeon general of the army In Washington last January. The first presentation of the medal of honor by the President, under the regulation which makes such an event a feature of the award of the emblem, was to another officer of the medical department? C'apt. R. Church of this city. Weather. Rain and colder tonight; tomorrow fair, colder. SIGNS OF STRIFE WITH UNCLE SAM F0R_F1RST TIME Cuban Insurgents Threaten a Suburb With Machetes. MARINES STOP DISORDER Caballero Demands Release of Prison* ers and is Himself Disarmed. FOLLOWERS LAY DOWN ARMS Afterward the Rebel Leader Weakened and Promised That All Insur gents Should Cease Warfare. The initial effort on the part of the Cuban insurgents to make trouble for United* States troops occurred today when a band of insurgents threatened the inhabitants of a suburb of Puerto Prineine. Wholesale arrests were made and General Caballero demanded the release of the prisoners. The Americans were not to be bluffed, and the Cuban leader finally weakened and promised the surrender of all insurgents under his command. ria \ ai> a, ucxooer o.?a aeiacnmcni ot 200 Insurgents' today rode Into the Caridad suburb of the city of Puerto Principe, waving machetes and threatening people. Twenty American marines from the detachment on duty at Puerto Principe went to Caridad. dispersed the Insurgents and arrested thirty-nine of them. Gen. Cabal lero, the insurgent leader, with 100 men, thereupon proceeded to the headquarters of the commander of the marine:) and demanded the release of the captured Insurgents. Instead of releasing them the Americans disarmed .Caballero and alt of his followers who could be caught. Thereupon Caballero promised that ail the insurgent* under his command would disarm. O'Farrill About to Leave. Special Cablegram to Tbe Star. HAVANA, October 6.?Senor O'Farrill, former secretary of state, leaves Havana loaay on me steamgmp Morro uaaue, 10 avoid embarrassing questions and hostile demonstrations on account of the publication of the correspondence of Consul General Steinhart with Acting Secretary Bacon with reference to American Intervention. He said he could not give an opinion until lie read the full text of the documents as published by Secretary Root, the extracts cabled to the local press from Washington I not being enough. His official diplomatic correspondence as Cuban secretary of state, I ha nri#lerl mi^ht he interesting also, but it was for the American government to publish that. It is now a fact known here that, on August 4, ten days before Pino Guerra's uprising at Pina del Rio, Consul General Steinhart visited O'Farrill and told him that a strong revolution was coming. O'Farrill did not believe it. Mr. Steinhart, knowing that the plan of the revolutionists was a coup d'etat In Havana and an attack upon the palace, wrote a paragraph for the local papers, which was publiEhed August <5, announcing that two American ships of war were on the way to Havaaa. This had the effect of postponing the revolutionary move. After this, when the revolution broke out, Mr. Stelnhart advised the Cuban govern ment to put a strong guard over the Wnto waterworks. Then he interfered no more until he was sent for by Ptlma. Friction Between Clang. There is friction between the mlltia and the revolutionises at several places, though no disturbance of consequence has taken place at Camaguay, where the friction seems to be most serious. Governor Taft will almost surely succeed In re-establishing tranquility. Today he summoned to the palace Gen. Loynaz del Castillo, who is a native of Camaguay, though he has been the rebel commander in Havana province. He expressed himself as very willing to co-operate. He advised that Dr. Xiques, who is president of the liberal party at Cair.aguay, be sent thither. Gen. Castillo and Dr. Xiques sent at once a telegram to Gen. CRballero, who is commander of the revolutionists at Camaguay, advising him to lay down his arms as soon as possible. At the same time Governor Taft gives order*'for the Immediate disarmament of the milit'.a at Camaguay. Dr. Xiques will leave tonight, under Instructions from Governor Taft, to carry out the disarmament. Now with the earnest co-op er&tlon of Gen. Castillo everything will move faster, though some time and diplomacy will yet be necessary to finish the work. PRINTING HOUSES YIELD. Two Local Establishments Adopt Union Bales. Chairman T. C. Parsons of the printer*' eight-hour committee announced to the striking typos at roll call today that two nHntlm houses In this city had UH1VI f --- o yielded to the demands of the union, and would, beginning Monday morning, conduct their establishments on an eight-hour union basis. The concerns In question are those of McGlll te Wallace and S. E. Tomllnson, 008 F street. Both were formerly members of the Typothetae of Washington. In the prest-nt week, Mr. Parsons stated, four printing companies have returned to the union fold.