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Holland's Young Ruler Greet?
ed by Vast Crowds,
Over Two UuiKirviI Tlioumiutl People A,
?entitle In the Slreem Hint Aroitml I lie
''nhu-e to Wimen? the lir.l Imming
of Their licli.ve.t s?v. reien.
(By Telegraph.)
TUR HAGVK. S--pi. a.?Queen Wil
heiniina ami the queen's mother started
Crom Uiis ciiy at i:sn P. M. to.luv for
Amsterdam, where il.nihrone'ment
will take plaee. Th.- route from the
palace to th.- railway dep 1 was filled
gave lie- young mi.h an'eiuhusiuslic
ovation, tier maj. sl> was attired in a
whitesatin gown, over which Mho wore
AMSTERDAM. s-e('.t. :.. l:..ispming ai
gathered in the- stiv. Is? w hich'were lav?
ishly decorated, in antieipati ?n .o' the
entry <>f Qi.n Wilhelmina. To,- weath
-er was bright, an,I trains fr in tlie
provinces liroughl thousands "i visit?
ors to the city. Tin- deem.-it ions wen
lavish and beautirul. Th. route to the
royal palace was lined b\ thirl v-llve
workingmen s unions and eleven mili
lary .-..-socinti ,:is. lb..- latter comprising
v.-l.-raus of l?i:iir-::i and olle-r i-.-lired
soldiers lo the number of 5.000.
Queen Welhclmlna arrived at Hi,
o'clock anil was eiithusiuslieailv i-c
eeived. Th,- burg..-master delivered an
address of ivelci.inc. to which her maj?
esty replied:
?Tor a long time past I have I, 'en
looking forward to this moment which
is the most solemn of inv life. '
The queen I hen briellv addr, ss.-d the
various bo.li.-s assembled ,,, welcome
The entire court, in ? nrringes, pnr
tieipat. d in tie- pr.ssion to .the pal?
ace. A guiird of honor.' eomi ised ol
generals, escorted Ho- royal coach.
General I .Unionen v\ .1 ? i hi'own from
his horse.
Aft.-r Burgo-Master Van I lea llovan,
Holland, had ..ITe'red the province's
homage, in tin- course of his speech re?
ferring t.. the lies thai for more llinn
ilii-.-e centuries had bound the province
and the house of range 1 lo ipi. en re?
plied hrlelly, sayins:
"I am happy thai ihis gr,.:i| day has
a rrlved."
Six hours before Queen Wilhi-lmina's
arrival over 200.000 people had assem?
bled in the streets all.I around lie- pal?
ace. II. r majesty appeared ;.i
o'clock P. M.. preceded by Ihiri} divis?
ions, [ncluiling I'.-pr. soll l a 11 ves if tie
army and navy, governmental .111,! mu?
nicipal officials, o cd princes from I lol
land s East Indian c..| ni? 1, who cam.
here expressly to wliness I he enthron
me ol the yi.ung queen.
The royal coach was ,,r while ..rim?
m.-nted with ?; .1,1 and drawn hv eight
black h,,rs,.s. Qu, en W illi.-lniii ... ? ho
looked pah- and lired bowed an,, waved
her handkerchief continually, lo fi on
of the palace Hie army and navy were
dra wii up in 1 lo- i'"j ni of a great square
The coa.-h passed along the four side?
of the square before drawing op at the
enlran.' iln- palace. A few 10 iinctii*
lai.-r Queen Wilhelmina appear-.! in-a.
the balcony and bowed r- .p.-iil. ? S1 > I"
the Oo.iiOM people w b- approached lie
palace waring handkerchiefs. I.als and
Mans. Meanwhile many bands were
playing national airs, chimes ??' bells
w;i?re ringing ami steam whistles
shrieking their salines to the young
Iiis March Eike a Journey Through
Friendly Territory.
(By Telegraph.)
5.?Major General John R. Bmok.-. ins
staff and us.1. have completed two
Ibirds of ibeir journey across i.hv i
land 1..ward this city. The march has
been lilt,- a march through a friendly
territory, mi Saturday General 'trooUe
sio|.p,-,l ai Cavey. Yesterday lie reach?
ed Caguas. twenty miles Iron, her-.
This al'te.1 be enters Bio I'.dras.
on.- of the arisloerotio suburbs ??!' San
Juan, where lo- will establish his hea.l
quu rt ers.
General lirooke has accepted 1 he hos?
pitably of 1 :nplnln General Macias,
who graeiouslv offered bin, th.- us.
his privat,- residence ai Rio Pedros.
The column, though small, is impos?
ing and is making a deep hnpr-ssU.n.
As ii wound iis way oyei stalely
mountains, covered 10 their summit.1
with coffee ami tobacco plantations,
and through broad valleys, General
Brooke, with his chief of staff, rode at
its head. Th.- natives, who had news
of ih..tiling of 1 he Americans, lined
the roads, their faces showing their
pleasure, although there was no demon?
strations. At intervals along Ihe way
Hl.? Spanish soldiers of lb,- guard.1
cavil presented arms as our troops
Ai Cayey and Caguas, the Spanish
commanders received General Brooke
with marked courtesies, and lie- al?
caldes pai.l officials visits extending
welcomes ,,f their towns.
Al .'aguas. where I.O11O Spanish reg?
ulars are stationed und. r the command
of Colonel ftodrigm z. the cere.1 was
pretentious. Tin- Spanish buglers gave
lie- flourishes in honor of a maim- gene?
ral upon our arrival. Houses had h en
h.-.-n set apart for iln- accoiiiniodaii..n
of General Brooke am! his staff.
Th Spanish liags llew at Canl;y and
Caguas. but as guests in an enemy's
country we showed m> colors.
1 mr stalwart soldiers ami hois. :;
cause ceaseless wonder lo the natives,
Trans-Alanic Bine, arrived his corn
accustomed t.-a of small stature
and nimble-footed ponies.
General Brooke w ill have arrived here
in advance of other American commis?
sioners win. are expected Wednesday on
tlie Seneca.
Th.- city of Cadiz, of the Spanish
Trans-Atlantic l.im-. arrived this.1
Ing from Corunna, .the first ship direct
from Spain 1,. reach lore since'tin; ter?
mination of hostilities..
C-m-i-a! Brooke, upon Iiis arrival .11
P.io p.-dras. will be received by C?l
one! Pino, the local commander there.
DKDI1AM, .MASS.. Sept. G.?Th, i-on
ditl.'n of Hon. Tie.mas 1-'. Bayard dur?
ing ihe night was unchanged, hut liiis
morning a slight improvement was no.
lic-ab!,-. ami for the first lim,- for
twenty-foiir hours he was abb l? roe
jgillze tin; members of bis family. He
was uneoi.scious all day yesterday, bin
as- the air become cooler in the early
morning lie revived s-.imewiiai and re
turned to r.onse
clans who ate i
state thai tin- h-.-.t has a very weaken?
ing effect upon -Mr. Bayard and that
?iis condition undergoes a rapid change
for the better as soon as the heal siih'
Twenty-one Deaths Due to the H--.it
? Reported Vesterday.
NEW YORK, Sept. f..?There is ifo
?lief of Hi- b'-at of the past four days
.11 sight, for even thunderstorms which
itre promised for 1 might or tomorrow
morning are not cxp. cted to bring cool
r weather. Twenty-one deaths due 10
..eat were reported to the authorities.
"Wash Boilers Boards. Irons and Tubs.
Genial Stefuberg lliqulreti Into Its Sau
Hary Arrangeiiii Uta
(P.y Telegraph.) '
MONTAUK POINT. Ii. I., Sept. 5.?j
Surgeon General Sternberg arrived here
today in,in Washington to see for hl.T..
self how the camp louked and to in?
quire into the sanitary arrangements.
General Sterngern tonight said that l?
had visited the hospital.* and that he
considered that the .-atop site had be ::
well chosen, lie v. as gratilied b;, all he
had seen, lie said mat h" had not Co ,.t
a spei la I mission, but simply on u
ing in., moisture into the airy tents
The transport Roinniinin. which ar?
rive! yesterday morning w.ih UHi tr opa
ditional i? .-i of the capacit;. of the hos?
pital in Hi.- detention . amp.
i if the wo ii:ni on the Itoumanla
about t'OO were so sick that they had to
be put in the hospital. Tin- authorities
of the detention hospital, aiiii ugh they
knew ot the transput fs ai 1 Ival. had re?
ceived 110 notice as to the number ot
sick liieii they would be expected to
Although there were cots enough for
the ?Oi) ?ick Idlers. 1 here .was no.
space under canvas to place their.
Therefor.- as 1. mattress on the Moor
lakes lip less space than a e.,1 a num?
ber of patients were taken from cms
and placed 1. mattresses on tin
Moor, ronseipi.-titly ab. ill llf.O in' 11 were
?g on mntiivsse-! 011 lie- tl ?>i because
0 ftlie lack of tent space.
While I he si.-k men wi re being Lak-.n
hospital two of them died.
Miss llel.n Gould has notiiied the
ho-pital authorities that she has pre?
pared .pinners lor twenty sick soldiers
at her place at Irving: n ..11 th.- Hud?
son. That number of sick men will be
s.-nt Hi.-re.
General Shafit-r came ? ? t>t ..f the de?
tention ,:. t..da.V. lb- is somewhat
Improved hi health, lb- said that ramp
Wikol'f would be continued for sonic
time and. itltl.gh 111:1115 of 1 In- tro ipfc
here wer.- f. be sent away, the camp
would In- hu. .I up u Uli ha rra. k- for
th.- ,-icconi.I.,ii..n ..f ..-v. ral thousand
men during iiicleiueiii w.-aiher. _
Hepar.in (oilav b\ General Whe- ler
thai 4.2IHI recruits were I., be sent from
Southern pots !?. join Hi.- Fifth Army
di ps ai Mom.-iuk.
il.-n.-ral Wh-eier has resumed com?
mand ..r 1 he cavalry and 1 icnerai Young
will perform executive dlllies 1.Ill Hie
. amp. 1 :.'?? ,al Shatter is now in full
command of 1 -ami. Wikoff.
Ton ile.'Hbs were rrpurt. d at the camp
I.A WTi iN S REP' 'KT.
WASHINGTON. S.-pt :.. General
l,awlnii's report received by the Win
Department .Igbl sh nvs tl,.- following
ounHitluiis of the Ainerieati forces ai
Santiago; Total sick. total f. ver.
is:.; lota.u 'as. s lev-r. I-'. total re?
turned to duly. IT: deaths. II.
I'.rilish and Egyptian flays Hoisted
With 1 ?eremoiiy in K hartotiin.
(By Telegraph.)
1 a IN In IN. Sept. :.. The w'nr olflce
received this ev. ning th.- following dis?
patch, dat.-d at 1 uiiduriiian yesterday,
tr.In- Sirdar, 1 icnerai Sir 11.-i hei t
?This morning tin- British and
Egyptian Hags were hoist.-.I with dip
ceremony open the walls of th,- Saraya
(the palace) In Khartoum.
??All Hi. I'.rilish wound.'il have left
I'oi A bad la in barges towed by steamers.
1 saw tli- tii before leaving. They were
all doing iv el I and were comfortable.
"The cavalry sent in pursuit of the
Khalifa were compelled to abandon
the attempt, owing I.. the exhausiio'i ..f
our forces, bat 1 hav.d. red camel
squad!- to continues the pursuit."
Tin- iiliicial list ?Ivos tin- number of
British ollieels killed ill the capture of
Oindiirnian as two. while thirteen were
u 01111,1, .,|. of th,- men twenty-three
were killed and ninety-nine wei'e woun?
ded. Tie loss sustained b\ the native
..Hi.-, is. on.- killed and eight wounded;
men. uvonij kili. d and jjl wounded.
l.oNHoN. Sept. il. All the lal.-st ac
? -.tu.is of tl,.- , aptin.;? 1 iindurinan
agree as 1.. tie- brilliancy of t In- cavalry
charge ..I' tie- Tweiity-llrsl lancers.
Every man ivho fell in the charge was
immediately harked to pi.s by the
fanatical Dervishes, yd the laiie.-rs re?
formed as coolly as if on parade.
fill-: HKI.IF.F AT i' 11 I !. A I > K1.1' 111 A
(By Telegraph.)
1-111 I.A. DEl.l'l I i A Sepi The 1'. s.
hospital ship lb Ii. f. from H i. and
other points in roi l.. |;|. ... arrived in
ibis city 1..nicht with 244 sick soldiers
mil ..R.-.'1-s aboard. H?ring ib.- voyage
from Port.. Itico ib,.re were f ur deaths
all of whom w i-.- buried at sea.
iBy Telegraph.)
NEW YOKE. Sept. ;.. -nie Hllited
?Stales cruiser Resolute, carrying the
Cuban commission, passed ..ut of quar
ililiiie at ;V.U.-| 1'. M? bound lor Havana.
I By Telegraph. 1
l.rriT.K Itoi'K. A UK.. Sept. r,. Ar?
kansas today elected a full stale ii.-ii.-t
Figures .-.inable up to midnight
di w that in. I>e 1 nocrats hiivc 1.11
generally successful.
(By Telegraph.)
WASHINGTON. Sept. .'.. No retinest
lias been receive,I ;1| the War Depart?
ment for He- inn.bate muster ..ut ,.:
:?lon. I Bryan's regiment. Ib.- Thir I
Nebraska. It is also said thai if such
l olttleSt ? .IS made it COltlll t|0| b-- COIll
pli. d v. i;h. because ihr quota for Ne?
braska to be mustered out has been
II led.
\ Coivan W.r Whose F rcible Meth?
ods Iii- niebt in,,, Trouble.
A pastime which obtains among the
farm classes of Korea, known as the
? packing ..if of widows." says the Kbbi
Chri nicle, consists of a raid bv sonn
liscaiisolatc widower and his friends ur.
?on!?? village known 10 contain a yminj
w idou. t he forcible abduct on of th.
i ban.I. t . lose 1.. 1 h,- walls of Kangwalt
city v.. ;, widow lived, and seized
and earned ,,ff, after si.what of a
battle, a young lady. Il so ha|.nod;
however, laat they had mistaken the
house, and unfortunately got hold of
the Wrong lady. Early lb. n.-xt morn?
ing an indignant posse came in pur?
suit, lit:I -i ?? men who had . ommittcd
the ?last lidly deed succeeded in eluding
them. Tl,.- young lady. I. wev.-r, was
rescued, and all- r the house of the wi.l- I
-.wer I its eonfents had been com?
pletely demolis!. she was escorted
bon,.. in iriumph bv Iter husband an.I
his friends.
Fancy Cuspidors 161: up at
WANTED -A:' Hie \irginia cleaning
and I'y.ia.-. Establishment, sr. suits of
clothes . very day to be cleaned, dyed.
Press? 11 .ad repaircu. and mad.- to
look like new. 3105 Washington av?
enue. aug-10-tf.
Pictures and Pholo Frames at
Flowoi pots and .fardeniers ai
lUi?lttls .'1' Yesterday's Games In the
National and Atlantic Leagues.
my Telegraph.)
< IN. INN ATI. Sept. 5.?The tirst
game required fourteen innings to 1?*'
played before the victor was known.
McDonald made a miserable decision
at lirst base in tin- ninth inning vbile
what v. ..old have proved the winning
run was being scored by McPhee. flaw
lev outpitched C'uppy in the second.
. which was called at tie- end of
Ii.- lilth inning on account of darkness.
Altendance. I LOSS. Score:
First gam- R.H E.
Ciiicin. . .'> o a 1 I no a I) 1 0 0 0 0? 0 IT 2
i I-, land, .a a 11 0 0 3 1 0 1 10 0 0 2- S 21 ::
I'.atleriesliill and i'eitz. Young and
i'rlger. Time 3:1?.
.Second game - R.HE
i ?iai inn.it 1.0 0 0 0 1?1 .. 1
Cleveland.0 0 0 0 0? 0 -1 0
Batteries llawb-y and Peilz, flippy
Origer. Ompires McDonald and
Binstle. Tim.1:00.
PHILADELPHIA. Sept. 5.?Balti?
more snatched a victory from tie- Phil?
adelphia team in the morning by
bun.-hing live hits in lie- ninth and
tenth innings. Attendance, 2,133.
Score: U.H.B.
Philadelphia . .." 0 a 2 a " 2 a 0 a t 7 r,
Baltimore.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2? G 11 1
Kaieiies i nib and Me Fa rla ml. Kit
sou and Kol,ins..n. Umpires?Gaffney
and Br..wn. . Time 2:1 f..
PHILADELPHIA. S.-pi. S.?This af
!? moon's ga. was one of the most ex?
iting played here ;hls season. In the
seventh inning Kelly stole second, and
.Monte Cross kicked vigorously against
? I,., umpire's decision, declaring Kelly
-ale. An excited ..coupanl of the
hleiichcrs Jumped out on the diamond
in,I mad,- a pass at Gafl'uoy. hut he
.vns quickly hustled off Ib.- held. The
Phi.s won oui on a combination of
misplavs ami a batting streak. After
the game, and while entering their bus.
th,- Baltimore [.layers indulged in a lit?
tle "mixup." without, however, any ol
them being the worse for wear. Al?
ien,la tie.-, fi.r.ns.
Scoe: lt.il.iC.
Philadelphia. .0 1 0 1 2 a 0 2 111'. 2
Baltimore. . .1 0 0 1 0 2 2 1 0 10 II 1
Batteries Piatt ami M.Farland,
Hughes and "Marke, empire.- Gaffney
and Brown. Time 2:2".
NEW YORK. Sept. :.. The New
V.irks dor.-nl.-d 1 he Brooklyns Ibis mor?
ning by timely hilling in lie- third and
eighth innings. Brooklyn scored its
runs on . ri-.us by Joyce.
Sore: R.H.E.
Brooklyn. . . ." ft a 0 2 a 0 a a -24 1
New York. . . .a ft I I 'i 0 o 2 II? I X :,
Ball- l ies Dunn and Grim, Busie and
Brady. Umpires Lvii.-h and Andrews.
Time l:i:,.
NEW YORK. Sept 5.?The siftern.i
name :,i Washington Park. Brooklyn,
uns pi-aeticallv a walkover for the
Brooklyns. Tie- New York's pitcher
.v?s hit hard enough to win two ordi?
nary games, while Kennedy, with the
exception ,,f the seventh inning-, was
invincible. Attendance, -1.000.
Si-bre: R.T1.E;
Itrooklyn. ...2 0 2 1 1 1 1:: x 111", n
New Y.o-k. . . .n a 0 0 n n :: a a 3 ? 0
Batteries K? nnedy ami Ryan. M-'ek
in. Gradv and Doyle. Umpires Evn.-h
ami Andrews. Time 2:00.
B..ST...N. S.-pi. ?. Collins' I.a- run
won th,- morning game for Boston.
Both Killen and Willis wer- effective.
the for.r receiving belter support.
Attendance. 2.ana.
Score: R.1I.E.
Boston.Ii 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 x? 2 7 ::
Washington . .Inno n o o a a 1 il n
Batteries Willis and Y.-ager and
Bergen. Milh-n and M.-Guire. Umpires
Hum and fomiellv. Time 1:17.
BoSToN. Sept. r.. ? Th-- afternoon
game was a pitcher's contest, in w ha h
N'l.-liols. as usual, showed up finely.
Alteudai. 3,?O0.
Score: R.H.E.
Boston.0 10 13 1 0 0 x? .1 s 2
Washington . .u n a 2 (I 0 u a 0 - 2 0 .",
Batteries?Nichols and Bergen. Wey
hing and M.-Guire. Umpires?Hum
and Connelly. Tim.?Rr.7.
CHICAGO, Sept. ">.?The Orplfnns won
Ihe .rning gam.- by well placed hits
ai just ihe right time. Griffith was bas
1,.,1 freely, but kept the hits scattered
and received belter support than Tan
nehill. Attendance, S00.
Score: R.H.E.
Chicago. . . .00201011 x? ? !l 1
Pitlsburg. . ..o ii n 0 n a a o I 111 3
Galleries Griflith and Donahue.
Tanm-hill and Schriver. Umpires
Swariw.I am! Warner. Tim,- IMS.
Clin -AC .. Sepl. - Tl,e i n-phan
iipened lie- afleri.i game by making
their iOliih double play. Im: were unable
I., hii Han ami gao- Thornton very
ragged support. Attendance. S.O00.
Score: R.H.E.
' 'hleago. . . a.a 11 0 10 0- I I! ?;
I'lllsbui'g. . . .a a a a a u 2 a 4? 6 In 1
Bait, l ies -'I'll..niton and Dmalm-,
Hart and Schriver. Umpires?Swart
wood ami Warner. Tim,- 2:110.
LOUISVILLE, f.: ST. I.. il'IS. s.
LOUISVILLE. Sept. Todavs gam -
was played on muddy grounds in.I
Um Browns proved to he th.. best -ein]
Horses. Th.- game was called on ac?
count of darkness at ib.- end of tie
sixth inning. The games scheduled for
Cleveland September I'.. 7 and s. have
I.a transferred to ibis. city. Atleml
llll. e. 2.500.
Sou-.-: R.H.E.
Louisville.on 2 o a - S In t
St. Louis.2 2 2 0 0 I ? S 11 0
Batteries -Eraser and Kitlri.lge, Car
sey and Siigden. Umpire?O'Dav.
I Time?1:40.
At Heading?
Morning game? R.H.E.
Beading. . . .0 II 3 0 2 0 4 0 2 ? 11 14 4
Aileniown. . ..0 12 1 :: o o 0 0?7 s 2
Batteries Ferlsch and llevdon. Kee?
ner and McMannus.
Afternoon game R.H.E
Beading. . . . 1 n tl (1 2 0 5 2 0 la 12 I
Allentown. . ..1 :: 0 I'. 0 7 0 o x?14 14 7
Balt.-ries Reed and llevdon, West
amI McMannus.
At Richmond?
Morning game-- R.H.E.
Giclimond. . ..1010100 :: x? ft 13 2
Norfolk... .a i.a o I 0 0 1 72
Batteries Bishop and I less, Sieelman
and F,?x.
After.n gam, -- R.H.E.
Biel.id. . .0 I 2 0 2 0 0 0 x? ? 7 0
Norfolk. . . .a 2 0 a 0 o 0 0 0? 2 11 1
Batteries -Chesbro and Vignenux.Rv
in and Fox.
A i Paterson
r> o 2
I'-:.ties Flaherty and Beinis, Mc
Pariland ami Taft.
Afternoon gam. R.H.E.
N.-wark. . . .1. 0 I 0 tl 2 3 0 x? C 7 2
Pal, rsnii. . . .a 1 a a a a 0 0 0- I 7 .",
Batteries?Jordan and Taft, Via'i and
At Hart ford
Morning gam- - R.H.E.
Hartford. . ..a a i 0 0 0 n 0 0- ; .: :.
Lam-aster. . .0 0 0 I 0 I 1 o 0? 3 S I
Batteries Wood and Roach. Schmidt
and Both.
A fieri.n game R.i I G.
Hartford.a o 0 0 o 0 0 1 o 0? 1 f. 1
Pan, aster. . . a 1 0 0 0 0 .1 0 0 1 - 2 s 1
Batteries Ames and Roach, Minor
and We.
MADRID, s.-p S.?General .lau-Jen-s.
ad interim governor of the Philip:.i-ie
Islands, replying to the government's
reimest for inrormation as to the true
situali..f affairs in the Archipelago.
reports that to assure the r.s.ao
llsbinent of Spanish sovereignly .nor
the islands would re.iuire a perman?
ent army of 1:0.11011 men. a fleet ai -I
endless quantities of materials.
NEW YORK, Sept. 5.?President M
Kinley ami his party left Jersey Oltj
,,,i a special train at 11:42 tonight f.u
Water Sets from 50c up at
gen. lee's LAs'r order.
Valuable Old Document in the Posses?
sion of u .Michigan Veteran.
'(Lansing Journal.)
William A. Holter, of Holt, brought
t.. the Journal office yesterday a yellow
and soiled manuscript which he picked
up on the battlefield of Appomattox
Courthouse. Il is the original manu?
script of the last general order of Hen.
Robert E. Lee, by whic h the army of
I tic- South was disbanded. The South
| ern commander pays an affectionate
farewell to bis soldiers and advises
them 10 return to the pursuits of peace.
The small sheet of paper, written upon
! both sides, was inclosed between two
j panes of glass and has been kept as a
valuable reib- by the owner since April
IT. 1 stir,, the date upon which he came
across it. The order reads as follows:
"Headquarters Army. Northern Vir
' ginia. April ID. 1SB5;?General order No.
I !): After four years of arduous service,
marked by unsurpassed courage and
fortitude. Hie army of Northern Vir?
ginia has been compelled to yield to
overwhelming numbers and resources.
I need not tell the brave survivors of
so many hard-fought battles who have
remained sfadfast i<> the last that 1
have consented to the result from no
distrust of then*1, but feeling that valor
and devotion could accomplish nothing
that would compensate for the loss that
must have attended the continuance of
tlte contest. I determined to avoid the
useless sacrifice to those whose past
services have endeared them to their
"By the terms of the agreement offi?
cers and men can return to their homes
anil remain until exchanged. You will
lake with you tin- satisfaction thai pro?
ceeds from the concession id' duty faith?
fully performed, and I earnestly pray
that a merciful Cod will extend to you
his blessing and protection, witii an in?
creasing admiration of your country?
men and devotion to your country and
a grateful remembrance of your kind
and generous consideration for myself.
1 bid von an affectionate farewell.
".ft. E. LICE. General."
Mr. Bolter, the owner of the manu?
script was a member .,!' the < >ne Hun?
dred and Furty-eigh: New York volun?
teers, the regiment to which Dr. J. H.
Shank, of this city. belonged. Dr.
Shank enlisted at Auburn. N. Y.. and he
was given his Iiis', drill at Deep Bottom.
Ya.. by Mr. Bolter.
Traveled as a Clergyman But Did Not
Sustain the Character.
11 'hicago i 'hroniele.)
".lust come from St. Louis." remarked
a well known commercial traveler, as
he alighted from the train, "and had
.f the funniest experiences of my
lite on the way up."
"Relate it. and be quick." replied his
fellow-drummer, win. was about to
catch a train.
"Well, you know Mandlebuum, the
ticket scalp, r." replied Hie other. "Just
as I was about to board the train he
came i.c and offered to sell me a tirs;
. lass ticket for so low a figure that I
was obliged to take it for strictly bus?
iness reasons. My time was limited.
and 1 neglected to look at the nan.f
th.'iginul purchaser, so I boarded the
ttain and took possession of a seat in
tin- smoker. First came a cigar, and
then, being thirsty. 1 took ..ut that old
llask of mine from the satchel and pro?
ceeded to quench my thirst in good old
fashion, d style.
"All the time the conductor kept his
.?yes ..n nie and at times whispered to
the hrakeman. who was sitting quite
. lose I., me. They wer- both strange
on the run. and consequently 1 did not
pay much attention to them. 1 then
got mixed up in a hot game of seven-up
and told one or two stories which would
not pass the ordeal of press censorship.
Finally, the conductor cam.- around
and whispered in my ear. .He asked
tu.- how the Sunday school was getting
along, and allowed that church matters
were brightening up a bit in my sec?
tion of the country. His talk was all
Creek to me. but I managed to look
wise until we reached (.'hicago.
"The w hole. business dawned on me
then. He told me 1 should have been
more circumspect on the journey up."
and warned me against one of my con?
gregation. ' He said it was a bad fiu?p
for a clergyman to smoke, play ..
anil drink whiskey from a Hash in f?ll
view of the passengers on board a
train. I asked him if he knew who I
was. and he pulled the scalper ticket
from his pocket and informed me that
I was the Rev. Mr. Phineas Bascom. of
Hannibal. Mo. I have made up my
mind never to buy another scalper's
ticket from Mandlebaum."
Tart Reply of a Gotham Newspaper to
a Critic.
i New York Times.)
An amiable friends writes to us. la?
menting what he mistakenly calls the
"niikiinluess" of certain remarks ab:?il
Boston that have appeared in this col?
umn fro mtimc to time since the war
with Spain began. His letter closes
with the words: "Boston is the Ath?
ens of America: you can't deny that."
Perhaps we don't want to. Let's see.
Athens, like Boston, is a city of a
great and glorious?past. Athens, like
Boston, more or less, has produced
many illustrious sons-soldiers and
sailors of dauntless courage, philoso?
phers with mighty minds, statesmen
abb- i.i found nations in deserts, poets,
sculptors, painters, architects with
whom rivalry seems almost hopeless.
Tit.- world-famed Athenians, like the
world-famed Bostonians. are all dead,
ami report hath it that in each of these
towns the ghosts regard the living pop?
ulation with consternation verging on
despair m l git i tl lots of room n the
silowalk. Considering all this we ate
willing to admit our amiable friend's
contention..if he really wants us to do
so. and even to put his assertion in the
most explicit form. Boston was to
America what Athens was to Greece:
Boston is to America what Athens L
to Greece. Now. is he content, or does
he realize that bis plea was decidedly
mote "unkind" than our criticisms?
The presence of a hotel guest who is
able to write, but yet has traveled so
little that he couldn't perform the sim?
ple act ..!' registering-, is a novel- on ?
and yet that is just what happened in a
Washington uptown hotel one day last
w.ek, says the Washington Times.
The individual in question was -a
plainlooking elderly man with fairly
good clothes, though not stylish, and
hi's whole air bespoke him a granger. It
is quite likely that he had never before
sp.-nt a night in all his life away from
the farm. With him was a woman
nearly of the same age. who was un?
questionably his wife. When the polite
clerk gave the stranger from the rural
districts a 'pen and shoved the register
to him, the latter looked visibly embar?
rassed, but he took the pen and bent
over the book as though he had nerved
himself to some desperate task.
He started to write ami then stopped
and began to think. The clerk. of
course, didn't know what the trouble
was. or else he would have volunteered
his services. After a painful paus,, the
ruralist started in to scratching once
mot-,-, hut h,. hadn't gone far before h,
mad.- another balk. Fortunately [here
was a,, mi,, else waiting to put down
his autograph.
Att.-r the expiration of fully five min?
utes the farmer threw down his pen
with a sigh of relief, wiped the perspir?
ation from bis brow and rejoined his
belter half, who bad been waiting in
tie- lobby during all the ordeal. The
room clerk was curious to see a signa
lure that required such an unusual
length of time to execute. The room
clerk is a solemn man, but he nearly
w.-tii ..if into a tit when he saw. In big.
c und s.-ript. this legend:
"Me and Maria."
Toilet Sets from $1.!)S up at
adams' racket store.
"After I Wat Induced to try CA8CA
KETH. I will never bo without them in the bouse.
My liver was In a very bail ullage, am! my beau
acbeU and 1 hail stowucu trouble. Now., since tak?
ing Cascarots, I feel due. My wife has.also used
them with beneficial results for sour stomach."
Jos. KiiEuu.Nu. Mil Congress St.. St. Louis. Mo.
Mli-rliiig U.ne.,r euB|TH|
NG-TQ-BAC giststiV^Hij'jcjETiSU?
r??^iHtYV'A71R FHUwT
Kntraitcett ami Clearances lit the liualii
House. Uttof Ve HelH New lit I'ort.
trtlter Mitritte Items.
Sun rises . ?:40
Sun sets . fi:25
High water?(1:49 A. AI. :nul 12 P. M.
Low water?1:52 A. At. and T: IT P. M.
AKKIVA1.S A>1> UKI'A liTlltHS.
VeKMetK Arrived Yesterday.
6to3msliiii Duchess oC New York
(Br.). Storm. GalveSton.
Steumsiiiii John J. Hill (Am.), New
H a veil.
Hark Raehael P. Genoa.
Sehooner 11. <'. Kerlin. Itiehmond.
Steamship St. Buoch (Hr.), Mackie,
Steamship/Ducliess of New York,
(Br.), Slot-in. Iliiiiibui'K.
Barge Ffl&vn, Boston.
Invention Which Makes ["arming Al?
most a Pleasure tor Farmers.
J. W. Conroy, who operates a large
farm near Ottawa. Canada, has devised
a wonderful contrivance in the line of
harvesting machinery. Although the
reaper and hinder, which cuts and bun?
dles the grain at the sane- time, was
in bygone days regarded as a wonderful
invention, it is now a machine of such
common use that it excites little or no
comment". Mr. County's .iirivano
raises anew the astonishment which
has largely died out.
The new machine cuts the grain and
thrashes it simultaneously. 11 is start?
ed in a 1'edd in the morning and at
night the grain can be taken to i he el?
evator, and the field is ready to lie
plowed once more. The grain is cm by
a bar similar to that on a mow ing ma?
chine, from which il is thrown upon a
sheet of canvas arranged on rollers
and taken up into the thresher. There
it is thrashed and windowed and then
carried to the opposite side of the ma?
chine, where it falls into bags, which,
as they till up, are in turn tied up an.!
thrown off. The work is done perfectly.
The grain can be eut at any height re?
quired, c.s out absolutely el, an and
there is no waste. Under ordinary cir?
cumstances fifteen acres a day can eas?
ily 'be cut. Tin- machine is somewhat
complicated, but it is very simple to
work, two men onlv being required to
handle it. while four horses will draw
one large enough to have a six-foot cut?
ting bar.
Air. Conroy is entirely satisfied with
the work done by Iiis new machine,
and expects to see it generally adopted
by farmers operating large pieces of
I land.
"I had a mightly interesting time in
Cuba," said the man whose was di?
vided from the back of his neck by a
thick fring,- of hair, according ;,,
lb,- Washington Star.
??Wer,- you with the army'.'" inquired
a commercial traveler, who had tilted
bis chair against a tree just ,,inside th ?
"(if course." replied the first speaker,
spreading his feet apart ami swaying
backward and forward. "That's what
made it exciting."
"I didn't see you mentionel in any >?:'
tin- reports." remarked the person "who
is always making an effort to humble
j somebody's pride.
i "oh. I've been mentionel in a lol of
them," was the genial reply. "People
who know- anything about such mat?
ters admit that some of the best work
of the campaign was don,- by me. One
of the best things 1 did was to take
a. Spanish officer and seven privates."
"All by yourself?"
"Certainly. 1 didn't have a bit of as?
sistance. The m-xt day 1 went out and
took a lot of cavalrymen."
"How many'.'" inquired th, skeptic,
whose face showed traces of mingled
surprise and suspicion.
"Oh. 1 didn't stop to count 'em."
"Didn't you get wounded ?" asked,
the man who was leaning against the
"On,-,, or twiee I got a little scratch
such as a man is always liable to get
when he is knocked around in that
way. The next ibing 1 did when I go:
through with the cavalrymen was to
take a lot of commissary wagons be?
longing to the Spanish, and I followed
that up by taking a castle on the morn?
ing of the next day. and a fort in lb.
"Mister." said the disagreeable man.
slowly and with indignation, "here in
Washington we see some of th,- finesl
specimens of almost anything you can
call to mind, but I wish to state, and I
may remark incidentally thai 1 came
from Texas, and fully realize the re?
sponsibility I assume, that you are the
biggest liar who ever walked on Penn?
sylvania avenue."
Th,- good-natured reeonteur looked
very angry for a moment, but the ex?
pression of his face gradually mellowed
into one of geltle reproach, lie mere?
ly answered:
"I aint anything of the kind. I'm a
photograph, r."
Here is an interesting story of a New
Zealand skipper, says Spare Moments
The town of Greymouth. in Tasmania,
grew very fast, and mines of coal as
well as gold were opened, trade sprang
up with Hobart. and a genial skipper
?from that port entertained all hearers
at Hie hotel with glowing accounts of
the beauty of the Hobart girls.
Ladies were scarce in Ilms,- early
days, and the fun waxing fast each
one in joke com missioned the skipper
to bring him a wife next lime at L2o
passage money.
The ship sailed and the joke was
forgotten by the would-be wits, but
not by the skipper: that astute old sal:
calculated that young ladies at
each passage money paid heller than
timber or potatoes even, so he went
over, and with glowing accounts of the
rich bachelors at Greymouth waiting
for wives, persuaded about a dozen Ho?
bart girls to go out on speculation to
Arriving at Greymouth. he calmly re?
ported to each Joker -horror stricken
specially were the married one?thai
the commission was executed, and the
consignment to hand- C20 to pay.
Twenty pounds was not much to pay
in those days for such a good joke, es?
pecially one of a delicate nature that
required hushing up, so nearly all paid
up and laughed. The sweet young II,,
bartians soon got husbands or situa?
tions, and all ended well.
Weather Force?
Spite of Sultry
We ather we find "the dullest season of the
year"' a fairly busy one, thank you.
Weare busv selling Clothing, Gent's Furnishings,
and getting ready for a big trade in t'-e Fall.
Specialities in Negligee Shirts in Percale and Madras.
Some with separate collars and some with separate cutis.
The SI.00 kind reduced to 48c.
Our high grade Silk Bosom Shirts in plain white,
stripes and plaids, reduced to 89c.
Unlaundereu Shirts, reinforced front and back, ex?
tension bands, reduced to 39c
Men's Night Robes, the 7~>c kind, reduced to 48c,
Japonette Initial Handkerchiefs 10c, 3 for 25?.
Men's 19g Garters 15c
We have-received another lot of those Knee Pants to
sell at 10c a pair. Come and get a pair belore they are "*
all gone. '
We stiil have a few Speciallies in Men's Light
Weight Trousers, winch we are closing out at greatly re
dnced prices.
Good Working Pants 58c Better at 69c.
Harris Cassimer Pants all wool, $1.75.
J list a few'of those $4.80 Men's Suits left. They (
are 1 and 2 of a kind of our $7.f>0, $8.50 and $10 Suits.
They are great values. livery suit guaranteed all wool.
271-4 Washington Ave-, Newport Ne.ws.Va.
Here thev are
Men's Hats
All of our Broken lots of
In Black and Brown Stiff and Ledora
styles. We have marked them clown to the
ow price ft >r c hoice
These goods are worth $2.50. $2.00 and ;
$1.50: There is everv size among the lot. If
yon Vant yours don't, delay. No old stock
no old styles among them- All this seasons
goo'ds. See display in our window !
Low prices prevail in our .Hen's Clothing De?
Low prices prevail in our Children's Clothing
Low prices ore vail in our Shoe Depart?
Low pric es prevail throughout our entire1
- s tore*.
You should take advantage of them Sand
be among the lucky ones.
The Reliable
Clothier. Shoer ana
1 latter.
AI! parties who can board and lodge delegates to
the Firemen's Convention to be held in this city Septem?
ber 28th, li'.hh and :!0th, 18<?S, will kindly fill out the fol?
lowing slip and return toChairman lintertaiinnent Com?
mittee, P. O. I>i.?x Ui;5, City, as early as possible to enable
us to assign pl.u-es to our visitors inquiring lor quarters.
? Name of House. ^
^ Name of Proprietor.
? Name; of Street.No of House.
? No, Can Accommodate.Pale Per Day . |>
Are Imyii u real estate now before the
big boom begins.
More ill in jiliO.Ofttl worth of real
estate lias changed hands in Newport
News in tl.. oast three week. Now is
iho time to put your money in real
estate if you want to R'-t wealth out
of the present movement. If you are
going to invest don't fail to eome arid
see us. We have some splendid bar?
gains in business, residence and sub
lino profit ill a few Weeks.
fi&rlL fSTNTf, KfNldL AND INSUR?
Wasliinijuiii five & 28tli St.
540,000 Bridge Bonds of the 'City of
Newport News, Va.
Scaled proposals will bo reneived by
the Common Council of the City o?
Wwport News, until 32 noon Septem?
ber ti. for the purchase ot $40,000 4 1-2
per cent. Bridge Bonds. Interest pay?
able semi-annually at the Treasurer's
office or the City of Newport News, or
Hank of New York N. 1!. A.. New York
City. Principal payable in thirty
years. Optional after twenty years.
Denomination, $r>0<).
Address all bids to City Clerk, mark?
ed bids for City Bonds. Certified check
for $1.0110. payable to City Treasurer
unconditionally, must accompany cacti
bid to be returned if bid is rejected.
Ml bids must be on blanks furnished
by City Clerk. J. A. MASSIB.
City Clerk.
Is situated on Hampton Roads In
sight or tort Monroe, where electric
cars meet incoming and outgoing
steamers. This delightful summer re?
port will be
OPENED MAY 2. 1898.
The hotel has been enlarged. Per
?ect sanitary condition and plumbing.
Bathing is unexcelled. Fishing and
boating unrivalled. No malaria. The
cool breezes of the Atlantic, illectrlo
curs every 15 minutes for Port Monroe,
Hampton and Newport News. No liq?
uors sold or gambling permitted. Pic?
nic parties allowed the use of tha
mammoth pavillion during the day.
Music every night except Sunday.
Kor terms apply to
CHARLES I i. 1113 WINS, Manager,
Buck Roe Beach Hotel,
Hampton, Va.
apr t7-lm.
NewportNews FemaleSem inary
Ca ;sical School for Girls
and Young Ladies,
Full corps of eflicient teachers, repre?
senting the best colleges of the North
and South.
I'nusual advantages in Art. Music
and Klooution, Conservatory course in
music;, Business course.
T13 RMS It 13 A SON A B \. 13.
Your patronage solicited. .
Apply lo MBS. M. W. 11ARWOOD,
? lllilh St., Newport News, Va.
augllV- I m.
from healthy ojwi
??table as clean
as & house and al?
ways open for Inspection ?6 cents *
quart or 3 cents a pint. Milk from Jer?
sey cows 8 cents a quart or 4 cents a
plirt l>n gb)?* bottle*. . Delivered ?uny
WlkTc 1m the fdfcy.
J. je. Langslovv.

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