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THE DAILY PRESS
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.

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