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Is the only newspaper In Newport News "that receives full As? sociated Press report VOL. XL, NO. lO'I ANARCHY'S RED FLAG UNFURLED IN FRANCE May Day Fails to Usher in liio Revolution But Disorder Pre? valent in the Country. r _ ARMED SOLDIERS SAVE PARIS More Than a Thousand Persons Ar-J rested?Workmen and Socialists 1 Assert That They Have Not Shown I Their Real Strength?Situation Still Serious?Quiet in Russia. r (By Associated Press.1 PARIS, May I.?The Ioiir dreaded May Day failed lo bring the revolu? tion which Inflammatory journals predicted, hut none the less It brough) scenes of extreme violence'. The labor districts which thous? ands of troops control lei .vllh diffi? culty, and even central portions of i Paris have taken on the appears.uro of a sclge. with regimen Is of Infant) y and cavalry about the Arc de Tri omphe, the Bourse, the Bank <>r France ami the great railway station while military sentinels paced haforc the banks and private bslablljibmoiits. The main thoroughfares in (he resi? dential portion of Paris were tran? quil. Plenty of Work for Troops. Throughout the afternoon dragoon?, republican guards and cuirassiers charged disorderly masses, sweeping the Place de la Republiquo and the broad boulevard De Magenta. Toward nightfall, cavalry charged with drawn swords and many persons were wounded on both sides. The manifestum? overturned omnibuses, and threw up hasty barricades. More than 1.000 arrests were mnde during the day. Just a Leadcrlcss Mob. At no time did the demonstration reach the magnitude of revoll, but was rather a leader leas tumuli. In which the serious labor element, struggling for a principle, was hope? lessly confused witli vloloni agitators anarchists, revolutionists, roughs and a large number of the curious. Workmen never succeeded In form? ing a procession or ever in assemb? ling more than scattered bands. Their chief action was a re union of of many thousands In the labor ex? change, at which a resolution was adopted not lo return lo work until the eight, hour day shall have been ac? corded. Police Give Way to Troops. The worst hours of the. day wore towards 5 o'clock this evening, when the police practically lost control an 1 were compelled to rely oil Um m mut? ed troops. The latter forming in lines twenty yards across and fifteen yards apart, swept around the Place De La Republiquo. driving the disor? derly crowds into the surrounding streets. Most of the mob sought, refuge-'n the boulevard De Magenta and at the | Que De Valmy, which became centers of disorders. Here trumpets sounded repeated commands to disperse and the cavalry galloped Into the crowds trampling and Injuring many. Foot Guards Entrapped. A body of foot, guards became stir / rounded by manifestants and was res? cued with difficulty by cavalry with drawn swords. Here a considerable number wcro wounded. By G o'clock calm had been measurably restored and most of the troops returned to their barracks. Throughout the disorders the au? thorities succeeded in executing their original plan of holding the partlcl-1 pants strictly within the limits of the labor districts and not permitting them to press towards the wealthy commercial and residential sections. Traffic Suspended. I Tonight vehicular traffic is com? pletely suspended. Cabs, omnibuses and street enrs are not running, the result being to give the usually busy boulevards a singular aspect, of de? sertion. Knormous crowds of curious persons fill the streets. The opera and other state theatres are open, the opera having two squadrons of cuirassiers in the basement, while Felix Weing?rtner Is conducting a Beethoven and Berlioz festival In the auditorium. Ten Theatres Close Doors, Ten of the lending theatres cloted on account of the exceptional condi? tions. The banks were, closed through? out the day. The temper.of the workmen tonight is threatening. They claim the police acted brutally and cite many in? stances of innocent paople /being NEW! beaten and arrested. Tuoy declare' that today was only the beglmiieg of the niovemenl. Red Flags Flaunted. Reports from the provinces show there were violent demonstrations at Marseilles. Brest, Bordeaux. St. Etl chne. Lyons and Rouen. At Msirsei! les processions carrying rod flags and creating ivoiont disorders cniuc in collision with the troops and a numi-i her of persons were Injured. Police Killed in Warsaw. WARSAW. RUSSIAN POLAND, May 1.?Three policemen were killed in the streets here during the night but the threatened May Day oulbraks have not materialized. Quiet in Italy. ROME. May 1.?May Day passed : ff quietly in Italy today. No Disorders in Berlin. BERLIN- May 1.?May Day p.?sem blages of workmen were in 'gor in Berlin and the industrial cea'er* of Germany today ihan for ma.iv years previously Ind. U:t re were no disod ers. Socialists Strong in Budapest. BUDAPEST. May 1.?6;0l)0 Sorl-U isis made a demonstration here to? day. Order Prevailed in Lxnrion. LONDON. May 1.?8.000 men and women look par! In labor rienmou-! sti nt ions here. Carpenter Olmstcad Transferred. Carpenter L. II. Olmstcad, U. S. N.. has been detached from the plant of the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company hud ordered to the Hancock. Carpenter Olmstcad has been in tills city quite a while and has made many friends who will re? gret his departure. BLUE ANHRAY UNITED Norfolk Arranges (or the Coming of the President. LINE OF MARCH IS MADE OUT Camp of Confederate Veterans Will Troop Behind Old Glory and the Stars and Bars Will Be Unfurled From the Big Monument. (By Associated Press.) NORFOLK. VA? May L?-Four de finite things were decided at the meeting of the Citizens and B. Mi A., committees tonight in Portsmouth concerning the President's visit here on May 30. These are; The line of march. A proclamation asking that all citi? zens decorate. A platform for school children. Not to provide entertainment fori any visiting militia. The camp Of Confederate Veterans will be *?) Hi" line of march and will! carry at their head the American flag. When this decision, reached at a meeting of the veterans tonight, was announced '.-i the committee, ses? sion by C W. Walker it was greeted with loe< npplaufe. A Confederate flag will float from the top of the Confederate monument and the Army and Navy Union will march under a flag c.f /ir? nia Rather characteristic of President Roosevelt is the statement accredit? ed to him by Provisional Commander Glenn, of the Army and Navy Union: "We intended to form a guard around his carriage" said Mr. Glenn ?'but he wouldn't have It. 'I want to see the people.' he said." OFFICERS FOR LOUISIANA. Lieutenant and Three Midshipmen As? signed for Duty. , Tlie following officers have been de |tached from various duties and order? ed to the battleship Louisiana, under construction at the local shipyard: Lieutenant C. II. Fischer, detached Celtic. Midshipman E. R. Shipp. detached battleship Iowa to receiving ship Franklin In connection with Louis? iana's crow. Midshipman A. K. Atkinson, de? tached Illinois. Midshipman Q. A. Real. Jr., de? tached Alabama. PLANS FOR NEW CHURCH. j Work on Grace Episcopal Edifice Be? gins in Near Future. Architect .1. W. Lee, of Hampton, is now preparing plans for the new church for the Grace Episcopal con ' gregation. As soon as tlio plans are I ready the contact will be left. T.ho 'building committee expects to havo actual work on the edifice, started In a short time. PORT NEWS, VA., Wl STATE INSANE ASYLUM BEING INVESTIGATED Legislative Committee Gets Down to Business and Has Sum? moned Witnesses. STARTLING TESTIMONY EXPECTED Partisans are Lined Up for tlte Fight and Already Tlifere is Much Bitter? ness Aroused?Solons are in Earn? est and the Inquiry May Bring Out Sensational Disclosures. (Special In the Dally Press). WILLIAIMSBURG, May I.?Chair? man Joseph P. Sadler, senator from Powhatan, called to order this morn? ing the special legislative committee appointed to Investigate the man? agement of the Eastern State hospit? al. Those present from the senate arc Joseph P. Sadler, <>f Powhatan. chairman. and George; T. Rlsoh, of I Chat ha in; from the house. Willis C Pullliim, of Manchester; Eugene Ould, of Campbell; Dr. Thomas N". Dunn, of Alhermarle. Senator Rob? erts, who was named a member- of the committee by Governor Swnnson in place of Judge A. A. Phlegar, Is not present. Gets to Work at Once. The commillec soon got down to Work. The reslutlon under' which the committee was appointed was read. Mr. Risen offered a resolution thai all officers or the hospital, all members and cx-membcrs of the spe? cial board and all employes of said Institution he al liberty to attend this Investigation. Senator Sadler offered the follow? ing amendment: "Provided that all witnesses he excluded until charges are preferred against him or them: that in llr.it event they shall he present and be confronted by their accusers." Senator Rlson Offered another amendment providing that the com? mittee shall, when in its judgement, it Is necessary to do so, exclude any particular Individual at any time for the time being. lioth amendments were adopted. Dr. Foster on the Stand. Dr. L. S. Poster was put. on the stand. Judging from the remarks let fall by the committee members, they anticipate startling testimony, something that will intensify the 'bit. terness that now exlsls. Mr. Eugene Clowes, of Richmond, a former member of the board, is here to testify. He appears to be armed with important testimony, the nature of which he has not dis? closed. A member of the committee says they expect, to Finish their work by1 Friday evening. If all who want to letsify are heard, the Investigation will not. close in thai lime. Sergeant-at-Arins Watklns is in charge of the doors of the commit? tee-room, hut he was not much dis? turbed by intruders at this morn? ing's session. V. M. I. BEING PROBED. Legislative Committee Looking Into College Affairs. fRy Associated Press.) LEXINGTON, ICY., May L?The committee from the legislature in? vited to take up the Investigation of the Virginia 'Military Institute began its work tills afternoon at three o'clock'. G. R. Swifl. L. IL Machon. W. A. Garrett and R. E. Peyton, jr., consti? tute the committee present. .1. If. Morris, stenographer, of Roanoke, Is with them. This morning was spent, by the committee and the board of visitors In viewing the Inspection of the bat? talion by Colonel Mnilory, United ?Slates army. Dr. Carrlngton, of Richmond. Is expected to be oni hand to prosecute the complainants' side, of the issue. The board .of visitors went Into conference at noon. 'All were pres? ent except Dr. Upshur and Captain Tabb. EDNESDATi MAY 2, 1 Old Soldiers,1 Federals and. Con f?derales. (Ire Opposed lo Trip Through Georgia. NIIL1TAHY tSCORT UNNECESSARY Cities All Along the Route are In? censed Over the Campaign Out? lined by the Army Ch'nplain?Pres Idtent Calls Off the Afair So Ends the Rumpus. (Bv Associated Press.) SAVANNAH. May ll?The march | of Father Sherman, son of General Sherman, through Georgia with an escort of federal cavalry bids fair to be im triumphal progress. Reports from cities all along the route from Chattanooga to Savannah show thai the people frown severe? ly IIfin the project, and one would Judge that the military escort would he nescessary. ! Gap tain l.ouis C. Young, comman? der of the Con federate Veterans' Association Of Ibis city, and General S. F. R. Oillesplo. of the local post, of the Grand Army of the Republic, join in condemning I ho plan, and their expressions mark the general . sen li incut. And Its Called Off. WASHINGTON, D. C. May l.~ Tho Prealdoni tonight dir?!ot?Ml Hie. recall of, the Twelflli cavalry m an escort to Rev. Father Thomas Blier.mon< oil n march over part of I he Ifne of General Sherman's fa? hl Oils march to the sea. War Department's Excuse. 'WASHINGTON; May I.?The war department is without official in? formation concerning the march to the sea which the Rev. Falber Thomas Sherman, son of Geher?! \V. T. Sherman, is reported to be ihnklng under military escort from Kort Oletorpho, tin. Neither General Boil, the t'hlef of staff. nor Oenernl Alna worth, the military secretary of the army. Ima been advised of the sending of troops wiHi Father Sherman. Troops Witlt the Priest. The dispatches slate that Rev. Father Sherman is accompanied by a second lieutenant ami six private.! from Fori ?glethorpo, in Georgia. "If Ibis lie true, the order must hnve been given by the Coin inn tutor of the Guir, Oenernl Duvall. at At? lanta," said General AI us worthy the military secretary. "No siich order has been issued hy the Secretary of War. It is incredible that a mili? tary escort should accompany the party." "This I rip is most unfortunate, if military accompanies Father. Sher? man, said Senator Racon, of Geor? gia. "In fact, it is an outrage. Old General Sherman himself, were lie. alive, could go nil over Hit! country alone in Georgia and not. be molest? ed. The sending of his son through there under military guard is 'highly offensive to our people." Gen. Bell Responsible. CHATTANOOGA. TIONN.. May 1 ? Colonel Chase commanding at Fori ?g'lethorpc was shown the above press despatch today. Colonel Chase lias a letter In? structing him to provide the escort from General Wade, commanding the department of the Gulf at Atlan? ta, who was spoken to concerning the arrangement by General Barry, assistant chief of stuff to General Bell. MABATHOH RACES WON BY SHERRING AT ATHENS Fully 150,000 Persons See the Great Contest in the Immense Stadium. (Bv Associated Press.) ATHENS, May 1.?Interest of the Marathon races overshadowed every? thing else today. Everyone was In a fever of Impatience until the result was known. All shops were closed and business was completely suspended. DOG. Tim whole population of Athens I Ii --. itihurhs of iho villages in tin: vicinity, nltogi liier some IfiO.OOO peo? ple filter I and overflowed Hie sln iliuni niul spread along Uio Marti llioii road and tin; surrounding hills, forming u liutuan harrier hhind tho troops on each side and along the entire length of tin.use. Tile race was won hy Sheering, of Canada. Classified by nationality, the runners consisted of twenty six (! reeks, seven Britons', including Canadians and Australians five Am? ericans, three Hermans. I wo French? men, two Italians, three Swiss, OHO Belgian, on,. Dane and two Kgyp Hans. Southern Christians Meet. (By Associated Press.) BURLINGTON. N. C., May I ? The Sixteenth session of the South? ern Christian convention assembled here tonight. The body was called lo order hy Its president. Mr. W. W. Staley. pastor of tho Suffolk Chris thin church. QUIET IN COAL FIELDS, Mo More Riots Break Out at Mount Carmel, (By Associated Cross.) MOUNT DAR MIDI?, PA.. May L? Absolute ctulet prevails here today, following the shouting of an limhoi of orcign United Mine Workers by a detachment of State constabularly ycftclrilay. None ol' the victims Is dead, hut four are thought to he fat? ally Injured. SEED GRAFT ADOPTED House Decides lo Send Out t?e Garden Truck. PURE FOOil CLAUSE IS KILLED nald Made on the Treasury to Get Votes via the Same Old Method? Senator Daniel Takes Issue With Bailey on the Rate Bill. (My Associated Press.) WASiHWGTO'Ni May I.?-By i vole of I S3 lo 58 the House lodav decided lo continue the free dislrl blitlon of garden and flower seeds. M-jiiy of lim Items In the agricul? tural hill broadening the scope of the bureau of Chemistry and Ur. Wiley's department; were eliminated on points of order. particularly those relating to the adulteration of food, condiments, drugs and beverag? es. DANIEL OPPOSES BAILEY. Senator From Virginia Supports Rale Making Bill. WASHINGTON, May I.?Tho pro? ceedings in the Senate today in? cluded an extended discussion of ib.- railroad rale bill by Mr. Don lei, tin explanation of the status of the appropriation hill for the relief of Hie earthquake sufferers of Califor? nia by Mr. Allison and a controveray among a few senators as to the pro? priety of adopting without, referring to a committee 'a resolution tender? ing the thank's of Congress to Gener? al Horace Porter for his services in rescuing tho body of John Paul Jones. Mr. Aldrich opposed aid Ion in ad? vance of committee consideration and succeeded in having (he meas? ure referred to the committee. In his rale speech Mr. Daniel sup? ported the right of congress to leg? islate so as to fix rates and to dele? gate its power to a commission. He opposed Mr. Bailey's nil-suspension provisions. BY THE CUBAN POLICE One Man Fatally Hurt as Result of an ? Attempt to Lower a Flag. HAVANA, May 1.?Louis Schmidt, a sailor from Newark, N. J.j was seriously wounded by a pistol shot, nnd another sailor was slightly wounded at Guantannmo In a fight between sailors from American war? ships and Cuban police. Thirty sailors who were ashore at? tempted to lower the flag over the Spanish ciub, when the police Inter? fered. THE WEATHER Showers and warmer Wednesday. Thursday fair ; fresh south winds. PRICE TWO CENTS New York Men Interested In a Syndicate to Finance Hew Building Enterprises. BANKS OPEN ON SMALL SCALE Despite Roosevelt's Announcement That Foreign Aid is Not Wanted Committee Decides to Accept Every cent That is Offered to Relieve the Suffering. (By Assncinlotl Press) SAN FRANCISCO. Mny 1.?The first definite proposition for furnish? ing money in largo scale lo San Fran? cisco for the pnrposcr of rebuilding the burned sections was made public today when It. was announced that a syndicate of New York capitalists bad agreed to advance $100,000,000. II was decldod today that the citi? zens committee would accept all Of? fers of aid from foreign countries. The locnl money stringency was somewhat relieved today by the banks rcstitiling business in a small meas? ure through the branch (lulled Slates mint. Plans; for establishing and maintain? ing a large free employment bureau have been perfected. Chairman I'hclau slated that in hospitals wore absolutely without support. ALLEGED MURDERER MISSING. Man Wanted for Killing His Wife Can Not be Found. (By Associated Press.) CAMBRIDGE, MASS.. May 1.?-Po? lice, today searched again the horn* of Erich Much tori the German In? structor of Harvard, who is wanted leoe on the charge of murdclug Ills wife. Mnny things were removed In chiding Household utensils which will he subjected to chemical analy? sis for possible traces of poison. Navy Yard Contract Let. (By Associated Press.) WSIIINOTON. May 1.?Simons. Miayranl Company, of Charleston, S. C, were today nwnrded the contract for the construction of house No. 7 ill Hie Charleston navy yard, at $ 1)0.514. The building Is to be used for stores and offices MURDERERS GET A REPRIEVE. Governor of Georgia is Kind to a Villianoua Family. (Ry Associated Preai*,) ATI ANT A. OA., May I.?Gover? nor Joseph M. Terrell today granted ;? further respite to j. G. Rnwlings nnd Iiis two sons. Milton and Jose, who were to have liaiiged next Fri? day. The extent ion of time was un? til June 8, to give time for final ap? peal to the State prison commission for clemency. The Rawllriga were convicted of the murder of the two children of W, L. Carter, near Vnldosta, many months ago. j HAIL KILLS TWO HORSES. j Branchville Housetops are Beaten Off and Warehouse Ruined. (By Associated Press.) BRAjNUHVILLE. VA.. May 1.? During a severe rain and electrical storm hail as large as eggs fell, kill? ing many fowls, small aniina':; and t wo horsed. Housetops were beaten tiff and the Seaboard Air Lino railway's sheet iron warehouse roof was ruin? ed by the halt. Vegetation and crops were almost completely cut off. The storm con? tinued forty-five minutes. TRAVELLERS SPREAD OUT. Association Makes a Big Gain in Membership, (By Associated Press.) KNOXVHjIjE, T-EiNNi, 'May 1?Na? tional President W. R. Johnson, of the Travellers Protective Associa? tion today, announced that the fiscal year of the association which close ed yesterday marked the largest in? crease In membership of any year in the, history of the organization. The membership is now 30,500. More than 2.000 members were re reived during the month iust closed.