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Is the bnly newspaper In' Newport News that .receives full Associated Press report, VOL. XL, NO. 98 VETE BANS IN IK Confederate Reunion Gomes lo a Close In a Blaze of Glory in ', rue Crescent City. COLUMBIAN CREW IN PARftDE One of the Most Inspiring Sights Was j the Flag Formed by the Many School Children In Honor of the Old Sol? diers?General Lee Leads His One' Time Followers, (|ty Associat>d Press.) NUW ORLEANS, April 27.?For twu| 'days I ho Confederate re-unlou has de? voted Itself to hnsiiiess-today was glv en over ti? the glorification of the cause thai died long since, but still lives mi Today's great parade lu honor of lhe| Confederacy, was sot in motion by a signal gun frUni tiro cruiser Columbia' The day was ideal lit all respects for] the event. Thu hour set for the formation was 11 o'clock aud the time for the muve*| merit of the column thirty minutes lut er. Line of March. The line of march was from Canal street along St. Charles lo the Leu Circle, three-fourths of a mile away, around -the circle nnd back to Canal j street, upon camp street, which is b'lt. one block from St. Charles street. The utmost distance marched by any or? ganization was u little more than two] ? miles. An escort pf- mounted .police-, came I first ' nrtd taWti' Major General Albert, listoplnal. the chief "rriurshal of thu. parade, with a glittering staff in gray j and gold. General Lee Leads Column. After this clattering group of horse? men came General Stepben D. Lee. the conihiaiider-in-ohief of the United Con feder-atfj veterans and .the members of Ids staff. The ladies of I ho Confeder? ate Southern Memorial Association and the Daughters of the Confederacy in .carriages were next. The old sol? diers were ucxl in line, the traIts-Mis? sissippi department, under General W. It, Cabell. having the right or the line nnd followed by the Tennessee depart? ment General Clement A. 10vans, anil the Army of Northern Virginia, under General 0. Irvine Walker. Old Soldiers Cheered. The old soldiers were ns n matter vif course the chief objects of Interest to the crowds that lined the street and their welcome was most hearty and af? fectionate. They repaid tholr greeting in kind as they strode aloug yelling and waiving their hals. General Lee mounted upon a superb gray horse, was an especial object of admiration and merely as n picture, he deserved nil that he received. His great popularitly, added to his hand? some appearance, produced a continu? ous chorus of cheers as be rode along hat in hand. General Cabell rode with nn old.sol? dier holding his bridle for the gener? al's hands are none too strong these days and It is not certain ho could re? strain a fractious horse for any great length of time. He was the reclplopt of much attention throughout tlie pa? rade. Accident Narrowy Ayerted. Adjutant General Mickle, who rode' a bay horse, fair to look upon, aud difficult to sit upon, proved himself a most, accomplished horseman ami early in the day while riding along Ca? nal street was compelled to throw him? self from the saddle to prevent his horse from falling over on him. General Clement A. Evans of Geor? gia, who is the mildest of men in ordi? nary life, looked the picture of the fighting man be really is ss he swung his spirited horse from side to side. General Ryans was cheered most heartily as he rode along. Old Uniforms in Line. Of the veterans the Tennessee con? tingent, evoked perhaps the most, ap? plause, for ttic reason that several cumps carried muskets and worke uni? forms of faded Confederate gray. Several battle flags that, had seen service in the civil war were carried In the parade and all of them wore objects of pride and regard by the crowd. The marines from the Uultod Slates cruiser Columbia and the National Guard of Louisiana closed the parade. The marines especially were wildly cheered, their excellent marching and showy, white uniforms catching the fancy of the crowd. Children Form a Flag. At Leo Circle,- .where the parade turned lo retrace Its steps toward Ca? nal street, nn enormous Confodorafo flag was formed by grouping hnn "dreds of school children. The young? sters and the veterans mutually cheer NEW'P ed themselves hearse, as the old sol dlerB passed' by. At Canal aiid Camps streets General Lee and his staff wheeled -lout of the column add as It passed in re? view the greatest enthusiasm was shown at this point, the crowds keep? ing up a continuous roar of cheers. The parade thou countermarched upon Canal steel und the spectacle at H is point was beautiful and Inspir? ing. About eight thousand men were In line. 'WOMAN Killed sister. Because Woman Made Love to Hus bany, Jury Sec no Crime in Murder. (Dy Associated Press.) ATLANTA, OA., April 27.?The trial or Mrs. 15. M. Standircr tor the murder of lier sister. Miss Cliapelle YVhi/.onanl. IM a roll 1?, last! which was I begun early today, was concluded this evening with a verdict of acquit? tal after ten minutes deliberation by I the jury. Mrs. Stundlfer entered a idea of ! not guillj- and while admitting the killing, her counsel declared that the emotional insanity Impelled her to the deed; Mrs. Standlfcr shot and killed In r sister nearly two mouths ago. on accouul of them arked attentions of I her husband to the dead woman. Her suspicions had been confirmed by the discovery of letters that had passed between the two. Asking her .sister to discontinue encouraging Mr. Standlfcr and 'being refused any promise of reform, she fired a bullet which brought almost instant death. ?Standifcr was arrested subsequent? ly on the charge of disorderly con? duct and when his trial was called, lie failed to appear and his bond was forfeited. Ills whereabouts are unknown. GOAL USERSJflUST PAY Operators Refuse to Advanca Min ers* Wages. TAKE A STAND FOB THE PUBLIC Daes and His Crowd Tell Upon Men That to Grant Increase in Wages Would Make Black Diamonds Cost 35 CentG a Ton More. (By Associated Press.) ' NEW YORK, April 27.?The anthra? cite mine operators through their sub-committee of seven at u meeting here today, drew up a reply to the latest proposition .of the mine work? ers for an adjustment of the exist? ing difference in the anthracite Melds, in which tihey refuse to modify their position heretofore announced. The operators call upon the miners to renew for a period of three years the award of the anthracite strike commission or else to accept the Operators' proposition thai .the strike commission arbitrate the question as to what changes, if any, shall be ?made in the scale of wages fixed >by the commission in its orlgiuai award. The miners have heretofore declined this offer. The operators deny that wages ara unduly low in the anthracite industry and say that to accept, the sliding scale of wages proposed by the min? ers would mean an increase in the price of coal to the public* or thirty five cents a ton. The present pro? fit to the operators, they say. Is but twenty cents it ton. The letter con? tinues: "But if we disregard the sliding scale und assume that, you simply mean to add ten cents per ton as the liual increase In cost, this would result in Increasing the wages of our employes (6,000,01)0 n year; that is, ten cents u ton on 61.000,000 tons output." The operators say they cannot af? ford to pay this additional sum with? out imposing additional business n the* coal consuming public and In? creasing lh<> aggregate cost to the public of the entire of the product $12,0(1(1.(10(1. Musicale for Sailors' Rest. . The Ladies Guild of the Sallor'3 Wilford 'Russel of London. England who will give musicale in the Casino May 7, for the benefit of the Sailors' 'R-^st. 'Mr. Russ-jI is <ts a flue bai tone voice and he will sing popular selections from the latest operas and other songs. ^ ORT NEWS, VA., SAT TILLMAN URGES SENATE TO VOTE ON RATE Olli At Least One Man is Tired of Wasting Time in Needless De? bate on the Subject.. SPQONER DEFENDS HIS ACtlON ?~-V Tariff Discussion Continued In the House and Congressman Williams Goads the .Republicans by His De? mands for Revision?Many; Pension Bills Passed. ?-? ? ? (By Associated Press.?! WASHINGTON. April 557.?In con? cluding today bis two day's speech on railroad ralo bill. Mr. Spooner took' cognizance of Urn charge of mlsquota-; tion against himself, which he said1 had been made in connection with Mr.> Bailey's speech, though not In the speech and 'quoted at length from his previous remarks to show that the criticism had been without founda? tion. ? q Mr. Bailey disavowed any Inten? tion ,to reflect upon the Wisconsin, senator but said that privately he had expressed the opinion that Mr, Spooner had not made a personal ex? amination of the authorities cited by him. Mr. Spooner spoke for two hours again devoting his. attention largely to Mr. Bailey's non-suspension amend? ment the role bill. There was more discussion of the necessity of fixing a day for a vote on the rale bill and Mi'. Tlllman gave notice that after next Monday tie would insist. Hint the Senate shall proceed to vote If senators are not. pre? pared to speak. All the-private'pcnulon bills on tho calendar were,passed (luring the day. \ Tariff Tajk .Continued. WASHINGTON. April 27.?The tar iff dehnte which was precipitated up? on tho House yesterday through the speeches of Mr. limited. (III! and Mr. Hepburn (Iowa), was further contin? ued today by Mr. Williams (Miss), the minority leader, who early in the day arranged to reply lo them. For two hours Mr. Williams stood the fire of the Republicans holding the at tent ion of the members through? out his presentation of the Democrat? ic doctrine of tariff for revenue only. Without concluding owing to his physical condition Mr. Williams will finish his address tomorrow. More Money for 'Frisco. The House passed an emergency ap? propriation bill carrying $170.0011 for the employment of laborers at Mare Island navy yard. ' During the day 315 pension bills were passed. In the course of Mr. Williams speecli he nsserted that the Republicans could not get away from the proposition thai American made food was sold cheaper In Europe than in this country, and that could never be Justified. Postmasters Confirmed. WASHINTON. April 27.?The Sen? ate today confirmed the nomination of these postmasters: Virginia?c. P. Nair, Clifton Forge; G. A. Lacy. Hous? ton. VIRGINIA BANKS wf A SPLENDID SHOWING Resources in Excess of $33,000.000 Over Liabilities?Big Incresase in Saving. (Special to the Daily Press). WASHINGTON, ?. C, April 27. The reports made by the eighty-eight national banks of Virginia to the controller of the curroncy under his call of April 0 show that total loans an ddlscounts of $50 235,524 and total resources of $83.008,153. The total paid in capital slock is $8,(16(1,000. with total surplus funds of $4,252,30'.! and undivided profits of $3,111,091'.. Compared with May 2!l. 1905, thv clwnges at that time having been eighty-four; the total loans ami dis? counts, $13,660,715; recoii'rces, $75, 560.647; ?paid-in capital stock. $8,203. 500; surplus funds, $4,178,136, and undivided profits, $2.820.707. The outstanding circulation of the banks In May of last, year was $6. 380,152, while nt this time the lota! is $7,1!I7,!85. The most significant 116*10. thouRh as showing the general prosperity of the Stale In the total amount of deposits, frlio total at this time, exclusive of deposits of government money, Is $46,811,685, as against $41,085.498 nearly a year ago. The Increase Is not far from $5,800,000. OR DAY, APRIL 28, 1 THREE SEVERE SHOCKS 'ARE FELT AT SALINAS Town That Suffered a loss of Wore Than a; llion Dollars < Badly Shaken Again. WILDING PERMIT TAKEN OUT I _r High Wind Accompanied by Rain Adds to Distress of Homeleos?Burned - District Now Estimated at Four . Square Miles or 2,500 Acrc6?Relic Hunters at Work. - (By Associated Pi ess.) , LOS ANGELES. CAL, April 27.?A ?long distance telephone message from Salinas. 1211 miles south of San Fran? cisco this morning stales that three 'more very heavy earthquake shocks 'were foil there iast night, one at 8 o'clock, another at 9:50 and the last at 2 o'clock this morning. . 'The shocks lasted about four sec? onds each, hut so far as known did no damage. The damage at Salinas from th"3 earthquake shock of lust week is In excess of $1.000.000. i . The Salinas river Is reported to have been sunk 10 or 12 feet, along its (course for miles. HARMONY AT SAN FRANCISCO. First Building Permit Granted?Relic Hunters Reap Rich Harvest. *' SAN FRANCISCO. April 27.?Har inony ami pledges of good feeling I marked the 'meetings of the various j bodies of citizens committees and re? presentatives of the armies, which are Ij?lministuring tlte. affairs of San Fran Mwcoi ; L 'The last sign of confusion and mis "unVersl-andlng Which at' times:exisUul. disappeared and. the first signs uf Uio return to former conditions were the resumption of street car traffic in certain streets and taking out of the first permit for the erection of ntoduru steel structure on the gound occupied u few days ago by a less substantial building. Rain and Wind Brings Hardships. A cold rain fell for a few hours last night anil brought additional hard? ship upon the people sheltered only by tents and temporary buildings in I the parks. The alleged systematic theft of many tons of Red Cross supplies Ir.is been disclosed by (he arrest of Arthur Jacobs yesterday. Three Consuls Reported Safe. The French. Italian and Danish con? suls at San Francisco who were re? ported as among the missing have nil been heard from. Chairman Pholnn, of the finance committee of the relief and Red Cross funds, gave out today a complete state? ment ot money contributions received for the relief of San Francisco up to and including April 20 The list shows thp graild total of $4.031.030, of which $21u.90O was contributed locally. FOUR SQUARE MILES BURNED. Dead Walls Fall and Many Persons Endangered SAN FRANCISCO. April 27--A trifle less than four square miles was burn? ed over by the lire that followed the earthquake of April 18. according to City Engineer Woodward, who today completed an official map of the burn? ed area. There have been various statements as to the area of thu burn? ed quarter of the city some making I lie extent of Hie fire fifteen square miles. Cqreully figured out rom oflclal measurements and maps, the burned area Is a small faction less than four square miles, of about 2.500 acres. Wind Blows Down Walls. A strong wind tliat blew over thu city yesterday afternoon and this morning, carried to the ground many crumbling walls The walls of a build? ing at Stockton and Suter streets fell with a terrific crash. The outer wall of a building ut Marke.! and Geary streets fell outward just as hundreds of persons were wending their way along Market street. Relic Hunters Successful. Relic hunters are reaping a liarvets by digging among the ruins of the Jap? anese and Chinese bazaars. Hundreds of persons have visited these ruins where a.-dduoiis stirring of ashes yield? ed profits that are more than worth the labor. Vases of Satsuma and Clo? isonnes ware ami bronze ornaments are carried away by relic hunters. AMERICANS DEFEAT GREEKS. Yankee Boys Show Their Prowess In Athens, (By Associated Press) ATHENS. April 27?The continued success of American athletes in the Cfymphlc gnmefi is causing some 11! feeling among the Greeks, although on the whole an excellent, temper has been displayed by the competitors and 906. spectators. A few of the latter, how? ever, lime mil lieen able to conceal their reelings and some hisses were heard loduy. This was a busy day. The oxpe. lutlon that tile auuuatle events would he concluded was not realized owing to a wind springing up at noon which made the sea choppy and many of the events had to lie postponed. The Americans nguin figured prominently In the day's results. James 1). Light hudy. of Chicago Uni? versity, won the first heal or the 1,50(1 metres race and Archie llahn the fi nal heat ror the L500 metres event. In liic running long jump Meyer Prlnccstciu. Irish-American A. C.. Now York, was first. Distance 7 metres ?jo centimetres. In throwing Hie stone Glorgunlnl. tircecem was first. Distance 111 met? res !''J 1-2 centimetres. Marlin J. Sheridan. Irish-American A- C. New York, was second. Sclicfr. or Austria won the 100 met? res swimming rneu. Italian crews won both the 1000 metres and the 1.000 metres pair-onr gig races. A Frenchman won the single sculls. While practicing jumping today Marlin .1. Sheridan, tore Ills right leg with spikes. The injury is not serious, but he Is being given every attention. He Is scheduled to com? pete In the hop. skip ami Jump. GERMANS IN CIVIL WAR. On cRegiment Attacks Another? Soldiers Are Killed. (Br Associated Press.) BERLIN. April 27.?Soldiers of the Fifty-six ami Sixth Regiments en? gaged In a pitched battle today at Woisscnburg, In Posen province. The light, was the outgrowth of n bitter rivalry which has existed be? tween the two regiments for a long time, engendered while t hey were stationed in the same garrison. Many were killed and many were In? jured durihg Hie fighting. INDIAN PRINCESS WEDS Bride a Mnmhap of the Cnlcka _ e III? MUND THE Ct mm Sub-Chief Bradby's Daughter Becomes the Wife of Wallace Allmond. a Mattaponi, Who Liven on the Pa inunky Reservation. fBr Asaoclaled Preen) RICHMOND. VA.. April 27.?Os horiic's New Kent, was the scene yes? terday of a pretty Indian wedding. The contracting parties were Wal? lace Allmond. a Mattaponi living on the Pamunkuy. reservation in King William county, and Miss Mar) Floi unce Bradby, an hereditary princess of the Chlckahonilny tribe. The ceremony was |ierfornied by Rev. P. IS. Thruckmorton. of Rich? mond, pastor or the Indian Baptist church. The bride is a pretty Indian muiden or twenty summers, daughter of Sub Chief Bradby. or Chlckahonilny. The woddh>; attracted hundreds to the home of her father, where the cere? mony look pluce. A dinner and supper composed of the delicacies of forest and stream was served. PARIS POLICE SEARCH HOMES OF THE ROYALISTS Desperate Acts Being Done to Pre? vent the Spread of Anarchy in France, (By Associated i'ress.) PARIS. April 27.? The police adopt ?d decisive measures this morning to apprehend the uleinent which Is ''crmont lug disorder and capture the sources of Its supplies. Early in the day a search was made 'if the headquarters of the Coufed iration of 'Labor and also of its fifty 'tranches throughout the city. Simultaneously the pollc searched he homes of a numfber of royalist .ympathi/ers who were ?usirected of f encouraging disorders iu the hopo if effecting a coup d'etat. Tlie officers of La Croix. a rear Monary paper, were also searched, 'hiportent papers, It Is understood, vern found in the homes of some ?I the royalists. 'I he search of the 'le?dquarters of the Confederation of Labor yielded negative results. THE WEATHER Fair Saturday; Sun? day showers and cool? er, light to fresh north winds. PRICE TWO CENTS STATUE OF FRANKLIN UNVEILED IN PARIS France and the United States Join in Honoring the Memory oi Great Diplomat. NATIONS UNITE IN CELEBRATION Two Former Presidents Attended by Leading Citizens of the Country Take Prominent Part In the Exer? cises?Statue a Duplicate of the One In Philadelphia. ..J-?? _"ij: \ : ' (By Associated PreBG.) PARIS. April 27.?Tho Franklin, celebration nt tlie Trocaderu tills after? noon was tlin occasion for a notable Franco-American demonstration The distinguished officials present? ed included former Presidents lyoubet and Casimir-Porier. the cabinet min? isters, the diplomatic corps, the pres? idents of the Senate and Chamber of Deputies and prominent generals and admirals. Trocaderu Suuure was occupied by the republican guards in brilliant uni? forms and the grand stand facing the statue was richly decorated with tlie French and American colors. A bat? tery artillery fired a salute of 2.1 :;:ms as thb statue was unveiled. Prof. AI hurt Henry Smyth, of Phila? delphia delivered an oral ion on Frank? lin. Eulogizes the Patriot. Minister of Instruction Bnrthou in behalf of the government pronounced a eulogy of Franklin during which he recalled bis lnliniacy with Voltaire and other notable personages and Habt: "France 11M only rentier?,,homage-', to Franklin, but gbvs this official tes? timony -of dt)j unvvi^ve'rlirgrffoltiilb-hlp ~. and fidelity to"the Bl eat American re? public.'; r '?; Its Duplicate in Philadelphia. The statue of Benjamin Franklin which was unveiled today is a dupli? cate of i In. one In front of I ho Phlla phln Pout' Office, .which Is considered liy many critics In be a masterpiece, and Mic best statue of Franklin ever mad'-. |i represents Franklin seated in nis favorite arm chiilr. comfortably enfolded in a dressing robe. At the side and a little to the rear of the chair Is a large book, as If It bad Jtut fallen from the handy of the great scientist ami diplomat. Franklin s at? titude is one of repose. Made by a New Yorker. The sculptor, John ,1. Boyle, of New I York, spent two years in the exocu lion of Ibis work. ? The original of thu statue' unveiled I today was presented on .lune 14. 1899. I to the City of Philadelphia on behalf .of Justus (.'. Strawbridgu by Cbarlos l?hiory Smith, then Postmaster Gen? eral Of the United Stales. Tlie statin, stands in front of the Philadelphia Post Office where thou? sands dallv read Hie i|iiaint ami histor? ic inscription on the pedestal: The Inscription. "Benjamin Franklin. 1700-1790. Ven? erated for benevolence, admired for talents, esteemed for patriotism, be? loved for philanthrophy; Washington." Tlie statue is nearly twice life size, measuring twelve feet from the base to tlie top. of I he head, rive feet four inches in width and four tuet eight . inches In depth. WILLIAM AND MMY OPENS HER NEW SCIENCE HALL Newport News, Hampton and Many of the Large Colleges Repre? sented at Exercises, (Special to ;iio Daily Press.) WILLIA'M'SBUItG, VA., April 27.? William and Mary College is in gala r.ttiro today, tin. occasion being the the -exercises attending the dedlcatlo" of the hand seme now vtcieuce hall. There are representatives here from many institutions of learning, among them being the University of Virginia, .lohn llcpklns Univer? sity ami University of Pennsylvania. The 'building I? open today to visi? tors umny of whom are from Rirh moiid, Norfolk, Newport News and Hampton. Dr. Ira Heinsen, of Johns Hopkins, delivered the dedicatory address tonight in tlie college chapel. Whiskey Company Gets Charter. (Rv Associated Props ) RAI FIGH, N. C, April 27.?'A charter bns 'been granted the King l?i?-Milloc Company, of Salisbury, to manufacture whiskey. A charter was also granted the Chiles-Jone? Furniture Company, of Leuoir.