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Is the only newspaper In Newport News that receives full As? sociated Press report. vol. xi., no. 2:m TWO JAIL DEFENDERS SHOT BY ENRAGED MOO Alabamans Fire Upon Peace Offi? cers and an Alderman Is Shot Through His Left Lung. NEGRO PREVIOUSLY TAKEN AWAY Avengers of an Attack Upon a Little Child, When Cheated Out of Their Prey, Storm Lockup?Threo Hun? dred Men Board a Train and Go After Vicious Black Boy. &.-' (Hy Associated Press) MOBILE ALA.. Oct. 2.?Roy Uoylo. a special olllcor of the Mobile & Ohio railroad, was fatally shot and Alderman Sidney Lyons, chairman of the city council of Mobile, was wounded in the hand tonight tlnrli a tight at the county jail between deputy sheriffs and a mob that was determined to capture Dick Robin? son, a young negro. The mob Is still hunting the negro and will lynch him If possible. Negro Attacked a Child. The negro, who Is only 17 years old, today attacked Ruth, the 12 year-old daughter of Blount Sos:; man, who lives about three miles from here. Robinson, who was ar? rested and identified by the girl, was brought to Mobile for safe keeping. He was not taken to the county jail at all, a. was at least eight miles front the -rail when the mob, de? termined to have him, approached the building. Sheriff. Powers met the leaders of the mob and informed them that the man they were seeking wns not I? the Jail and had never boon brought there. Negro Not There. About forty men walked through the jail and some of them returned and assured the mob that the man was not there. A portion of the crowd, however, led by a tall, raw boned man whose name is not known, seized a telephone pole which had been blown down in the recent storm and dashed against the closed parr, of n double door, one hnlf of which was open. The door fell with a crash and al? most Instantly a shot came froih a re? volver In the hands of a man stand lug at the gate. About a dozen shots were fired, when there wus a stam? pede on the part of the crowd for shelter. Two Men Shot. Alderman Lyons, who was on the Inside of the ajil. was shot in th.. hand, and Roy Hoylo had a bullet go through the left lung. The crowd later learned that Robin? son had been tnken to a point eight, miles away on the Mobile & Ohio railroad, where ho was to be placed on a ti in and carried still further. As soon as this was known, fully 3<>> men boarded a Mobile & Ohio pas. senger train with the expressed in? tention- of lynching the negro if they could get hold of him. Governor Jelks, who was in the cily tonight, ordered that three com? panies of militia l>e brought to the city as quickly as possible. Attel to Meet Baker. (By Associated Prosi?) LOS ANGELES, CAL., Oct. 2.?Abe Attel arid Harry Baker will moot in Ijos Angeles before the Pacific Ath? letic Club for the featherweight cham? pionship of the world, in a twenty round bout scheduled to take place Tuesdny night, October 30. PUBLIC SCHOOL EXHIBIT. Superintendent Morton Expects to Make Good Showing at Pair. Active^ work has been started on the exhibit to be made'at tho James? town exposition next year of the work done in tho public schools of this city, and the best specimens of the work done by the pupils during the session will be kept by the various teachers, The exhibit will consist of work done in the manual training depart? ment, the drawing deportment, do? mestic science department und of NEWP< composition work, spelling, essays, etc. Superintendent of Schools W. C Morton stilled last night that he ex? pected the exhibit of the local school to he the best made hy any school in te State. GRAND LARCENY CHARGED. Negro Girl Held for Grand Jury on Account of Diamond Ring. Charged with stealing a diamond ring belonging to Mrs. William Tay? lor, Florence Wilson, a negro girl, formerly employed hy Mrs. Taylor was held for the grand jury by Acl hlg Police Justice Christian yester? day. ?The prisoner claimed that she merely put the ring on to see how 1; looked and then couldn't got It oft. Slit? declared that she wore the Jewel home, Intending to get it off and re? place it heroic Mrs. Taylor missed it. The ring is valued at $140. Attorney A. C. Garrett appeared as counsel for the prisoner. Wrestlers in Training. Jack Quiun. the New England wrestler, who Is to meet Bonnie Jones at the Academy of Music Fri? day night, is in training- at the Jef? ferson Athletic Club. Hennie is also putting in n Utile hard work and ex? pects to be in fine condition in lim?, for the match. Tho men will weigh In at something like 120 pounds each. NOT TO JNEX ISLAND President Roosevelt Makes Govern? ment's Intention Plain. ANOTHER CHANCE FOR THE CUBANS Situation Discussed at Meeting of the Cabinet?Congress Not to Be Called to Meet In Extraordinary Session, As it Is Not Needed. (Ry Associated Prowl WASHINGTON, D. C, Oct. 2.? President Roosevelt discussed freely today with bis cabinet and with Indi? vidual callers, among them Senators Knox and Furakcr, the present situ? ation in Cuba and its temporary oc? cupation by the American forces. The President reiterated to the can inet and the other callers with when, he talked that the action taken by tho American government was destined solely for the henefln of the people of the island, with a view to the com- j plete restoration of order and the protection of all interests. He declared that be had no such motive in view as the possible annex? ation of the island by the United States. What he wonted now was that the Cubans should be given an? other chance at self-government. Unless extraordinary conditions arise, no extra session of Congress will lie called to deal with the Cuban situation, as Hie president considers he has ample authority to proceed Iii the matter. It seems to bo well settled that former Governor Charles K. Magoo:i, of the. Panama canal zone, who has just returned from Panama, will be appointed governor of the provisional government of Cuba. Governor Ma goon is anxious to go to Cuba, and his selection for the place Is expect? ed to be announced soon. The Presi? dent expects Mr. Taft to return to Washington in a fortnight or less. REPUBLICANS MAKE A SHOWING. Rent Rooms in Norfolk and Open Headquarters. (Special in tho Dally PrcsB.) NORFOLK, VA.. Oct. 2.?The Re? publicans of the Second congres sionnl district are putting up a big showing as to party organization In connection with tho congressional campaign now on. They have established headquarter), in two rooms on the third floor of the Atlantic Trust and Deposit build? ing in West Main street, with Dis? trict Chairman Bunting In charge, snd last night the leaders In the Ghent section organized the first of several campaign clubs to be started hy the Republicans In the district. The organization ts to be known ns the Sixth Ward Republican Club. )RT NEWS, VA., WE ROOSEVELT SUMMONED BEFORE GRAND JURY President's Son Will be Forced to Tell 111 He Knows About Attack , Upon Policeman. SCHOOLMATE IS UNDER ARREST \ ?? College Boys Learn, to Their Sorrow, That It Is a Dangerods' Thing to Pummel a Guardian of Peace?In? dictments Are Expected Which May Involve Others In Row. (By Associated Press) BOSON, MASS., Oct. It? Further In? vestigation by the .Boston police and action today by the grand Jury In connection with an assault on a po? liceman on Boston common last Thursday evening, in which Theodore Roosevelt. Jr., was Involved, result? ed tonight in the arrest of Shaun Kelly, of Fitcbburg, a companion of young 'Roosevelt and president of Ihn sophomore class of Harvard Kelly was arrested on a warrant Issued by the municipal court of this city, charging an unknown person with an assault upon n police officer. He will appear in court tomorrow for a hearing. Summons was served on young j Roosevelt and Mcrldlth Blnhgdon, an? other Harvard student, to appear as witnesses In a Suffolk county ifand jury investigation of tho case next Thursday. Young Kelly, realizing that his tWN friends would he compelled to tell all they knew of the affair to the grand jury, approached the Boston officers and accepted the arrest on tho war? rant granted yesterday for an un? known person. Bailed to Appear. John Houston, the negro who was nrrested here Monday to be held for the Richmond authorities on the cargo of assaulting a street car con? ductor and two passengers, appeared In the police court yesterday and was hailed for his appearance in Rich inond. Mr. A. T. Pulllani being accept ed as his bondsman. LYWCHERS ARE FOILED Two fflen Succeed In Keeping Con? vict Away From Pursuers. CONVICTED OF A FOUL CRIME Mob Formed After His Trial, But the Sheriff Outwits the Would-be Lav; breakers and Spirits His Prisoner to the State Penitentiary. (Special to tho Daily Press.) RICHMOND, VA., Oct. 2?Sheriff W. P. Slieppard, of 'Halifax comity, I and O. C. Majors, a special officer i of the Southern railway, succeeded in averting the lynching of Harrison Waller, a negro who lias beeu brought here to serve a term 01 eighteen years In the penitentiary for attempted criminal assault on <Miss Jessie Waller, who lives near CodyV, Vo. The prisoner bad a speedy trial in the Halifax county court, Judge W. R. Barksdale presiding. Ho had been I in Danville for safe keeping and after his trial at Houston there were ru? mors that he would be lynched If the mob got a chance at him. Meanwhile Sheriff Sheppard talked to Che indignant citizens, attracting their attention while Mr. Majors took tho negro from another exit of the Jail and later 'turned him over to I Sheriff Sheppard, who accompanied I the prisoner to the penitentiary. Quartermaster's Department Sue ceeds In Getting a Goodly Fleet lor the Army. GEN. WINT ENRQ?TE TO THIS CITY Washington Authorities Will Not Say How Long Soldiers' Will Be Ex - petted to Remain op Duty In the Island?Magoonv Late ? Gover/ior of Panama. Spoken of for Tnft'a Placb. (By Associated 1'rosn) WASHINGTON, D. C. Oct. 2.?Sec? retary Tall cahled to the war depart? ment today ro.|ucstlng,thnt Urlgadier General Frederick Funstou he desig? nated to command the American troops In Cuba ami the military sec? retary Immediately Issued an ordoi to that effect. Formal orders were also Issued to Brigadier-General T. J. Wlnt, com? mander of the department of tho Mis? souri, who reached here late today, and who is to he In charge of |ho embnrkmcut of the expedition from Newport News. First Expeditionary Brigade. The orders show that the llrst ex. pedltlon to Cuba is to be known as the first expeditionary brigade, It is much larger Hint) an ordinary brigade but the war department bus decided to consider it as such. General Wim left here tonight for Newport News. It is not expected he will go to Cuba. . Troops' Stay Unlimited. . fTo information lias boon received in Washington which Indicates the length of time that the United States will occupy the island of Cuba and none of the officials will venture u prediction on tills subject, but th? presumption is flint it wilt he some time before a stable government can be placed in power and It Is expected that meantime a civil government will be appointed to administer the affairs of the island under the secre? tary of war. Magoon Suggested for Post. Governor Magoon, who has Just re? lumed from Panama, and Governor Winthrop, of Porto Rico, have both President Roosevelt to lose Two ot His Cabinet Officers. MEYER MAY FILL ONE VACANCY Attorney General Refuses to Sacrifice His Business Interests to Serve the Government?Other Nominee Not Named as Yet. (By Associated Press) ' WASHINGTON. D. C. Oct. 2.? Two resignations from the 'Presi? dent's cabinet are slated for tho com j lug winter. They are thoso of At? torney-General Moody, whoso resig? nation will become effectlvo about December 1, and that of Secretary of the Treasury Shaw, who will retire in February. For one of the vacancies to bo cre? ated the President will nominate George V. L. Meyer, American am? bassador to Russia, but for the other he Is not ready to announce a suc? cessor. Mr. Roosevelt has sought to pro. vail on Attorney-General Moody to remain in the cabinet, but the latter, because of business arrangements ho has made, has found It Impossible io do so. Tobacco and Barn Burned. CHATHAM, VA.. Oct. 2.?The pack? ing barn of Thomas P. Smith wns de? stroyed by (ire Sunday night. The barn contained G.00O pounds of to? bacco. Tho loss is over $800. 3, 1906. been mentioned in connection ?with' l In- governorship (if Culm. Qunrtcrinnstor-Ocnornl Humphrey has cluirtoroil eleven vessels which will bo used for the transportation of animals from this country to Cuba for tho first expeditionary brigade. Their cargoes will coiislsl or homos and mules and tho necessary vehicles! required. Ono of them, I ho Andes, will Ball from Tampa with the horses ainr mules or the light battery of the fourteenth artillery, and two paoa trains. Ten Transports Sail From Here. The oilier ten transports will sail from Newport News. Their names and the animals they will carry are as follows: AnUlis, with HOP animals for the Fifth Infantry. Eleventh Infantry and Seventeenth Infantry: Yuniarl, with 201! animals of the Twenty-seventh and Twenty-eighth Infantry; CllbUnU. with 200 animals of the Eleventh and Fifteenth Infantry; Mobile, with 20? nulluni h of tho Seventeenth and Eighteenth mountain batteries; I'a loina; with 237 animals of (he Second battalion of engineers; I .an par, with 21'I animals of the medical depart? ment and signal corps; Morgen, with 200 horses to be used na officers' (Continued, on Page II.) CUBANS GIVE UP ARMS Trouble Is Expected In and Near Clenfuegos. MARINES ARRIVE JUST IN TIME Revolutionists and Government Troops In an Urjly Mood?Volun? teers Dissatisfied on Account of Not Receiving Their Pay. (By Associated Press) HAVANA. CUBA Oct. 2.?Ex-Presl ileul Palma today vacated the palace here and Governor Taft will tako up his residence there during the week. The disarmament proceedings arc going on without a hitch lu the vi? cinity of Hnvana. Elsewhere they have not begun. Tho news from ClenfuegoH, prov luce of Santa Clara, is that, tho 450 marines from Huvaua arrived there i none too soon, as the situation war.! threatening, caused partly hy the ills I satisfaction of the volunteers over the prospect of being disbanded with pay, only for the actual time served, and partly by the unoastnoRS of the revo? lutionists surrounding the city. The disarmament, commission sent from Hnvana began work today Inj the vicinity of Santa Clara city, and it Is expected that a thousand of Pino Guorra's men will be entrained for their homes in Plnnr del Illo prov? ince tomorrow from a point near Ha? vana. Major Ladd, of the disarmament commission, reports that ho is hav? ing no trouble whatever with the In? surgents In Havana province, many of them actually laying down their anus and others retaining their ow.i rllles. PALMA QUITS HAVANA. Cuba's First ex-President Retires to His Country Home. HAVANA, CUBA. Oct. 2.?Ex-Presi? dent Paima's departure from the pal? ace and from the capital of Cuba today was so quiet and unostenta? tious that it was scarcely realized thai he had gone until bis special train was traveling eastward to Mali tanzas. All the family was visibly affected over the circumstances surrounding their sudden departure In a little more Ihnn four months nfter Palma had been lhagnratod under apparent? ly happy auspices. There was not more than a score of persons outside tho palace when the ex-president left It. and there was very little cheering at the whnrf where the family embarked. On nrrlving at Regia, whllo passing from the tug to the train, the ex president wns greeted with hearty cheers and cries of "Ijong live Palma," "Long live the honorable man." The ex-president acknowledge^ tills appreciation. THE WEATHER. Showera Wednesday; Thursday warmer; light to fresh northeast winds. PRICE TWO CENTS HEARST'S ATTACKS? ANSWERED BY PARKER Former Candidate for the Presi? dency Denies Statements by Nominee for Governor. SLUR ON fHE COURT RESENTED Editor Said, in a Speech, That Former Judge Worked to Free Election Criminals That Ho Had Formerly Convicted While Sitting in Judg? ment Upon Them, lii.i ._;jL (By tho AsHoclntod PreBS.) NRW YORK, Oct. 2.?Judge Alton 11. Parker, tonight gave out a stnto inont In reply to an attach made \ipou him hy William It. Hearst, In a recent campaign speech. In hin nddrcsH Mr. Hearst said, that Judge Parker had appeared in an elec? tion case on the uldo of election criminals In the court ho formerly graced and there argued against and secured n reversal of an opinion hu had formerly rendered. Judge Parker's statement, follows: "I should probably pay no moro at? tention to his Insulting und malicious? ly false speech than I have to his oth? er uttucks, were It not that his speech constituted an attack upon a court with a membership that Is not sur? passed in this or uny otner country. "While that court Is ho well ground? ed In tho confidence und tho uftectlons or tho people its to need no defonsu from any such attack, tho opportunity Ih afforded to wain thu people, that a man having such conceptions o( the Ju? diciary us will permit him to make Buch an attack, ought never to bo per? mitted to name men for tbo bench, as It Is said Hearst contemplntos doing under the Murphy-Hearst deal." REBELS WON'T STAY WHIPPED. Some Shot and Property Confiscated, But They Rally Again. CAPE IL.ITIEN, HAITI, Oct. 2.? AdvlcoH received hero today from Monte Christi, In Santo Domingo, which was besieged for somo time by Dominican revolutionists, announce that Prosldent Carcercs, with 1,200 mon, recently attacked tho revolution? ists, raised tho Biege and pursued tho besiegers, dispersing them and cap? turing a number of prisoners. I Twenty-four of tho latter were ox I edited and the property of tho revolu? tionists was destroyed. I Later the revolutionists rallied, andjj nccordiug to tho last advices were' preparing to make another attack on; Monte Christi. FINAL PREPARATIONS. Battleship Minnesota Docked for Painting Before Trial. The battleship Minnesota was float? ed Into dry dock No. 2 at the ship? yard yesterday aflernon for the pur pose of having her hull cleaned and painted preparatory to her departure lor Itockland, Me., where she will be given her official trial trip. I The warship will leave this port on October 20 and her trial will be held on October 23 and 24. The warship will be In the basin about a week. ENJOYABLE DANCE. Young People's Social Club Enter? tains Visitors. The Young People's Social Club of tliL city gave an enjoyable dance at Daniel's hall, In the Darling building, last night from 8 o'clock to 1 o'clock. A large number of young people front -Norfolk, Hampton and this city were present nnd the event proved to bo one of tho most pleasing tho club has over given. Tho hall was beautifully, decorated with evergreens nnd pot tod plants. Smldt's orchestra fur? nished the music for the occasion. ' -m-/(; Married in Washington. I Mr. Robert P. Stanley, a florist, who lives at 1210 Twentieth street nnd Mrs. Stella Stovell, of 128 Thirty first street, were quietly married' in Washington Monday, Rov. W. F Smith performing tho ceremony.