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only newspaper published In Newport News that receives the full news report of the Asso? ciated Pre6s. VOL. XII. NO. 198 KILLED GIRL HE HAD HUNTED HUE YEARS Julius Telch's Long Search (or (lie Woman He Loved Ends in Horrible tragedy. CHASEO HER OVER 15,000 MILES She Finally Consented to Marry Him and after She Had Been Wedded Two Months She Met Death at Hands of Her Husband Who Was Insanely Jealous. (By Associated Press.) NBW YORK, Au?. 21.?Insanely jealous of his attractive bride of two months Julius Teich, a silk weaver, today shot her through the head ami then sent a bullet Into his own brains Both then a few minutes later at a, hospital where they were taken Neighbors in the Harlem apartment house, where HiVy lived, said the ceuplo had quarrelled violently dur? ing Ihe lasl few days. Whe,, shots were h. ard in the apartment this af? ternoon the police wore summoned and When the doors Were forced Teich and his wife were found unconscious The Couple were married in June. Teich was ::."i year.-, old and his wife was 30. It appears that, after a search last? ing five years ami covering 15,000 miles on two continents, that Julius Teich found the woman he loved ami persuaded her to marry him, only to kill her after two months of wedded IITe and then, repoulont, to take his own life. Emily Herter lived In Germany with her parents when she first met Teich who was a silk weaver. Teich fell 111 love with the girl and wanted her to marry him. Hut he was possessed of a violent temper and Emily feared him. Her parents also objected to life marriage. Itut Teich insisted and the girl left Gerroainy secretly to es? cape him and came to America. This was five years ago. For two years Teich searched Germany for her. but failed to fined her. Then her parents admitted to hint that she was In America, but refused to toll him whore. No Let Up in Search. Nothing daunted, the young man came to America and renewed his search, lie hunted New York for months, but failed to find her. Then he went to Minneapolis, St. Paul, Phil , adolpllfta and Scrantoh where he thought the girl had friends. Im; with I out result, lie returned to New York a fpw months ago and accidentally met Emily on the street. She was living with her aunt and in spite of her aunt's objections, Emily finally consented lo marry the man, who .had hoion so faithful in his search for her. They were married two months ago This morning they quarrelled because Emily refused to get up to partake of the breakfast Julius had prepared. ? There wore sharp words and a pistol idiot. Then pleading words for for? giveness from Julius followed by an? other shot. Then the polloo broke in the door and hurried the uncon? scious couple to a hospital, where . hold died. VIRGINIA SOLDIERS WILL SHOOT AT CAMP PERRY To Take Part in the International Matches on the Shores of Lake Erie. RICHMOND, VA., Aug. 21.?The Virginia delegation of soldier boys who are to take part, in the national shoot at Camp Perry, Ohio., next week will leave the city tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock. The success fill contestants in the state prelimi? naries at the VVIIIInmsbtirg practice grounds are seventeen in number, as follows: ? Majors Mariin, C. Cray Bossioux, M.ly; Captains Wallace. Stone and Ernest M. Hardy, oi Richmond; and Moore, of Norfolk; Lieutenants Cor rell, of the Blues, ami Pencot, of Stntintoh; Sergeant Kelly, of this cityj Sergeant Hardy, of Danville; Corporal Pender, of Btllioik, and Privates Lan? genbach, of Norfolk; Newton, of Fredericksburg; Cardoza, of the Itloh mom! Blues; Hither and Doherly, of I'm l: mouth. The Camp Perry shoot will lake place on the 28th and 20th of this month, but owing to the large num? ber of entries from every State in Ihe l'nlon, the contest may last, so vorn 1 days longer than the scheduled time. The State securing the highest scores In the shoot will be awarded the br?nz? trophy, made by appropria? tion of Congress. The Virginia contestants will arrive here from Wllllnmsburg tomorrow morning at D.':30 o'clock, and will stop over In Ihe city for half an hoar he fore proceeding to the Ohio camp. IM NEGLECT OF SANITATION STARTED FEVER IN CUBA Mngoon Cables War Department That Stringent Regulations Are Neces? sary?Soldiers Affected. WASHINGTON; D. C, Am:. 21 ? Tllfl War Dupill'tmoill has made pub lie n lung cable report from Governor Mngoon, of Cuba, which hna startled the medical officers; showing as i' does, that the short period between the withdrawal nf the American Gov? ernment of intervention, and tin- re assumption of the American Govern? ment by the Cuban army of pnclMen? tion, there had been a woeful neglect nf sanitary precautions, ami an al most complete disregard or the treaty nMigatioris under which Ihe Palma government fas place,- to keep the island clean ami healthful, so that it should no longer be a source of danger and infection to Hie United States ami other countries. The Gov? ernor's report also discloses that the yellow fever In its last outbreak has not been confined to the hospital corps men, hut. has extended to other sol? diers, lb- also instructs that the evil sanitary conditions cannot he cured ibis year in spite of the most vigorous efforts on the part of the American nutnorltlcs in which it appears they receive little support from the native Cuban physicians. The report says there are three eases in town exclusive of soldiers. Twelve soldiers caught the disease and thr.if them died. All soldiers caught the disease |n hospitals. No cases have appeared In soldiers' quar ters. As soon as the outbreak was reported Governor Mngoon detailed Hi s. Plnlny, nutlerres and Agrnmonte. three of the most fatuous yellow fever experts In the work, to go to Clou fuegofl and assume control, sparing nothing that promised benefit. For their work he appropriated $20,000, They have returned to the army head; quarters ami report the situation well in hand. Steamer Norfolk Still Ashore. tny Associated Press.) WASIIINC.TON. D. C.'. Aug. 22.-? folk steamer Is still fast In the Po tomac river, fifty miles below here. A tug was sent to her assistance from here today and the company officials believe she will be floated practically undamaged today. All the passengers were removed last night. Mortally Wounded in Pistol Duel. fTly Associated Press.) LEXINGTON, KY.. Aug. 21.?In i pistol fight in Floyd county, news of which was received this afternoon. Palmer, Snillsbury and .lames S. Tumbu were probably mortally shot Saulsbury escaped nfter the shoot? ing. Grover Cleveland Recovering. Hty Associated Press.) WHETFIELD, N. H.. Aug. 21.?Ex President Grover Cleveland, who has been 111 during most of the summer at his home In Princeton, N. ,T., is expected at his summer home in Tain worth before the week closes. Ho has so far recovered, it is stated, that he Is now able to travel. .Mrs. Cleveland nnd the children will bo here with him, ami. If Mr. Cleveland's health permits, the whole family will remain until late in the season. HELO-UP THE PAYMASTER Two Highwaymen Try to Steal $6 000 in Broad Daylight. ONE HI GETS II BUT IS CAUGHT Attempted to Make His Escape But the Pursuing Crowd Pulled the Trol? ley From the Wire and Captured the Robber?Other One Escapes. (Rv Associated Press.) PHILADELPHIA, PA., Aug. 21.? William H. Hicks, paymaster for the Schaum & Ublihgcr Company, textile machinists, of this city, was held up and robbed of $0,000 Within n short distance of the machine .shops today by two highwaymen, one of whom shot him in the right arm. Hicks, ac? companied by Walter P. McDonald, was on his way to the shop with a satchel containing the $n,nnu when he was waylaid. It Is charged, by John Poslckl and a companion. The highwaymen held pistols at the beads of Hicks and McDonald and demanded the satchel containing the money. Hicks drew a revolver when one of the thieves grabbed Ihe satchel and fired al ilicks. The bullet struck Hicks in the right arm. com? pelling him to drop his revolver. The shooting attracted a crowd and hands from several mills in the neighborhood chased Poslckl who Jumped on a trol? ley ear and commanded the motor man to run It ns fast as he could, but the pursuers pulled the trolley from the wlro and stopped the car, and the fugitive was caught. N KW TOUT NKV MRS. EDDY TO RETAIN CONTROL Of PROPERTY Action Instituted by the "Next Friends" Withdrawn and Suit Comes (o Sudden EM COUNSEL'S REASON'S TRIFLE ME Senator Chandler Sayn Even if They Won, It Would be Unprofitable and Thcri There Were Sentlnicnt.il Hcasons to Consider?Mrs. Eddy's LawyersW.intcd Action Continued. (By Associated Press.) CONCORD, N. II., Aug. 21.?The famous Bull In equity brought on March 1 last, by George W. Olovcr, son of Mrs. Mary Make r C. Eddy and others, as "next friends" ngnlnst Cnl> vlh 8. Prye, ami others, to secure aa accounting id tin- proporty of the tigctl rounder ami head of ihn Chi Is UnnSck-nco church, enmo to ah ab inpt cud today, limit d lately nflor opening or court in tin- continued rroarlng on Mrs. Eddy's cotnne leney before Judge Edgar A Id rich and his co-masters, William E. Chandler, ecu lor counsel for Iho "next friends," announced that conn sei for tho next frhnds" hud riled with the clerk of tin court a million for Hie dismissal of the suit, lie said that there were many reasons for this action but the principal i no was ??the unprofitable hessof any Immediate result of a do piston in our favor upon the exact issue as now framed compared with th? burdens and disadvantages to lie endured by us, both bet?re and nrter auc)>i " decision/* In announcing the dismissal or the suit, Mr. Chandler said: "The suit has been almost wholly altruistic in Iis nature and not n single dollar or tile large fortune Whose existence Is disclosed or which might be onlnrgcd .a consequence of this suit can be? come at this time the property or the "next friends." There are also reason-, sentimental in their charac? ter ov< rcoming the strong desire of the "next friends" to prove the facts and vindicate the reasons upon which the -uit has been based, which, how OVi r, is now hereby dismissed." Streetcr Wanted Hearing Continued Mr. Streetcr. counsel for Mrs. Eddy in her bohnlf, at once presented a motion that the masters proceed with the hearing ami determine her com? petency to manage her business af? fairs. Mr. Streetcr reviewed Iho Institil lion ami progress of the accounting suit, Wihlch he characterized as pri? marily an assault by a great newspa per upon a great religion?a religion which its rounder had designed to promote nfter her death by the use or a huge part of her fortune. "Not one word of testimony has been Introduced," said Mr. Streetcr," to show that one dollar of her money has ever bei n misappropriated, The charge of her incompettency has com? pletely collapsed. It Is now stated in the press that the "next friends" will abandon this suit for the purpose or awaiting Mrs. Eddy's death ami tlich contesting her will. Mrs. Eddy I has a legal right to a finding of her jcompetency upon the case as it now stands or upon such further evidence as she may hit induce." Mr.StDOOter demanded from the masters a finding tn that effect. Judge Aldrlch said the issue submitted to them was purely a proporty question He continued: "The 'next friends' having withdrawn from this hearlnrj and announced that t'.iev will with draw the suit from the superior conn there is nothing left for us to hear and we do not think we should he Jus. titled In going forward with an ex? pert hearing. "We shall make u report to Judge Chnmbcrlin containing all the evi? dence and fie happenings of today In case we are in error in respect if) the effect of 'next, friends' withdraw? al, Judge Chamherlln can direct us| to resume Iho hearing. "Without such order we do not think we should be Just if led in go? ing forward wlHi Ibis hearing." Mr. Streetcr noted an exception to this ruling. OVER SIX HUNDRED DOLLARS SUBSCRIBED Committee Will Have Plenty of Money to Defray Kircmen's Conven? tion Expenses. When the general committee o( the three fire companies of the city nut at the city hall last night. Chairman James Itohlken of Ilm finance com? mittee reported that a total of (625 had been subscribed to the conven? tion fund and that $424.15 of that amount had boon collected. As all of tire money must be In hand by next Tuesday, Mr. BobJkcn was au ,rs. va., Thursday, thorlccd io collect the sub crl|illoiia nit Hoon as practicable, Tbo coihmlttco decided lo retain ICO of iiif inoiiry derived from lite ex? cursion in \v?si Point last Suitdnyi Uivtll It could reach a satisfactory agreement with tltq Newport News & Old Point Hallway Company relative' to the excursion. It is claimed thatj the flrcmt n chartered tin- steamer Montnnk for Ihe osfceur ion. 1ml the railway company furnished theni tho Htuamor Quneu Anno ami ran its own exclusion lo Y?rktOWU on the steamer Montnnk, Tho firemen claim that a number of |h>ouJo who had bought tickets for the trip boarded the Mom Itailk and that they should receive some of tho jiroc.Is from that trip as w. |i as from I ho Queen Anne. Work on the arches which are to he i reeled on Washington nvoimo, is progie-.-ing al a satisfactory rate ami they will he put up Monday or Tuesday. The arches will he lighted up Wednesday night and ever) night until the convention closes. 'l b,, committee docldcd to hohl an Other inei tlng Monday nlghl to per? fect final nrrangemjents tor the con? vention. PRINCE WILHELM LEAVES EXPOSITION FOR NEWPORT Grandnon of Swedish King Will be Elaborately Entertained at the t Famous Resort. JAMESTOWN BXPOSITION, Aug 21, Prince Wilhelm, of Sweden, sent lo represent his grand father King Oscar, on a visit to America, Inch, dent to the imposition, having con? cluded his slay here a boa id the Swed? ish crulscri Kylgla, has gone to New? port. It. I . where social functions have been arranged for tin- prince. The entertainment begins tomorrow and concludes Saturday night with a r< turn dinner and hall to be given by the prlnco aboard the Fylgln In Narragan eti Hay. I Republicans Will Fight in Eighth District. ALEXANDRIA, VA.. Aug. 21.?The r?< ,iaoie v. in hold a convention bore nexl Ti..,.~j...... Aii,,,,.o sun. o> nominale a candidate to oppose r e Ourlln. the Democratic nominee In the Eighth Congressional District, former? ly represented by .lohn F. ltlxey. it is probable that it will he William P. King, of Loudotln county. Today's Exposition Program. PUDUCAH CITY DAY. Convention Meetings. Theta Delta Chi Fraternity. Special Features of the Day. 8 to :i a. m.?Drill Twenty-third Infantry. 11 :(. in. lo 12 3).?Concert. Ex poi lllon hand. Mfchlnory building. 1:30 p. in.?Vlllln and Piano Recital, Mr. Karl .1. Pfouta ami | Edwin M. Sli.I, Auditorium. ?j p. m.?MIIIUvy Athletic Tour- | namcnt. I p. in.?Raskd Dall, Athletic Field. 1:30 p. m.?Wthington Zounvcs ? War Path. 1:30 p. in -Orpn Recital, ('. II. j Fnlrclougb, assists! by Mrs. Her? bert p.iown, Andtorlum. ? p. m.?Dress Parade, Twenty third Infantry. ti p. m.?Drill lattorv 1), Third Artillery. 0:30 p. m.?Wlhington Zouaves War Path. Stated Prograr Every Day. 7::to a. m.?(lacs open. 0:30 to 10:30 n. n.?Concert, Ex? position band. Min (late. 10 a. m -And burly thereafter, exhibition of w-ather bureau earthquake recordu, Qovernment Building a. 10:30 lo 11:20 n. m.?Concert, Phlnney'i United States Hand, Raleigh Bqunro. II a. IB.?Propagation of largo weather [nap fron reports from nil Boetlejts of thi country, Gov ernmcntjilulldlng V. 11 a. p. to I p m.?Session of Chlldrens School "arm. 11:30 i in. to IL' Ta'i p. m.?Mexi? can Xa tonal I laid Concert, Ra? leigh C?rt 12 in. to 2 p. n.?Session of Model fehool. 1 p. In.?Blogrn)hlc and Stere optlcon Exhibition Scenes on In? dian Rkoryntlon ?Ith lecture, In? terior Department, Qovernment Bnildlij a. 2 p.m.?Biographic exhibition and b'turo, scenes |n YosemltO Valley Government Building A. 2:30to 4:80 p. m.?Phinney'B UnlteJ stati's P.mil, Auditorium. 2:3flp; m.?United states Lifo Savinl Service Drill at station. 3 pin.?Illustrated lecture, "Re clalm'g the Desert." by Mr. .1. C. Watlir. S. lt. S . Interior Depart montjQoverifinenl flulldlng A. ?1 I'm. ?Illustrated lecture "Yel low she National Park,'' by Mr. ]?:. fxhilver, interior Deportment, QovoSmenl Building A. B: to 6:30 p. in.?Mexican Na? tion] Hand Concert, Reviewing StaU 0o 7 p. m.?Concert, Exposi I inn/land, Raleigh Square. 7b !) p. m?Combined Bandn, Redwing Stand. \ , AUGUST 22, 1907. ? pi?wE~bT i dedicated on sept. 4 Government's Principal Feature al Fxposltlon al Last About Completed. ElABORAfE PROGRAM ARRANGED Event la t o be Celebrated With Mammoth Display of Fireworks? Culver Cadets Entertain Dig Crowd With Sham Battle?Amateur Swim? ming Carnival Planned. (From a Staff Correspondent.) JAMESTOWN EXPOSITION, Am 21.?The government pier at the, Kx piislih.n win in. completed ami turned ovor in the Exposition Company Sep l em her i. The coromohlos Incldntit tu the dedication of this. engineering rent will take plttco at night, begin ning at about s o'clock, ami will In? clude mil' of tin' most beautiful pyrotechnic displays ovor given in the United states. I Olli' of the features nf the dedica? tion will be a reproduction In the i "Grand Basin" o( the famous battle ? between the Merriimie and the Moni? tor, both ships b< lug outlined In fire. I The water in "Grund Dusln" will be transferred lute liquid, Hashing light, while flying fish nml diving devils will gambol hither ami thither through the waves. Another Interesting device will be Flllton'B old Hide wheeler, the "Clormont," While the tot figures are being shown, hundreds of fiery geysers, ' throwing golden npnij into tlio air will burst up in various purls of JJiW basin. Perhaps the most striking effect will ,' be that known as Hie "Spirit of the : Palls." This will be represented by n draped figure of heroic size, standing over the brink of an enormous water fall, with arms outstretched. As the fall gathers force, a heavy spray rlse< In the whiteness of which the figure gradually disappears. The government pier Is composed of two wings over two thousand feet In length extending out into the waters nf Hampton Roads immediately in front of the auditorium. These wings or arms are connected at their outer end by a steel arch, the arch and the two arms Inclosing over a million square feet of water surface, which has a depth of from ten to fifteen feet. Over a mile of sea wall Is Utilized in the sides of the piers. The total cost was over $400,000, which is seen to he moderate when it is realized thai 13,000 piers were driven into the har? bor bottom, some 300,000 square yards of earth filled in around the Inner walls, while over 400,000 square yards of earth were removed from tho bot? tom of the basin. Amateur Swimming Carnival. The Culver Cadet Corps will bold an amateur swimming carnival In the "Grand Basin," government pier. Sat? urday. August 24, from 2 to 4 p. m., this carnival consisting of several events open to all amateur athletes in good standing. In addition to the regular event?, the Culver Naval Cadet Corps will give aa exhibition life saving drill. The judges to officiate are to be chosen from the officers of the regu? lar army .stationed at the Exposition, and officers of the Cadet Corps. Following are the events: 25 yards dash, B0 yards dash, fancy diving, 100 yards dash, figure swimming. This meeting haying been sanctioned l'v the A. A. P.. Will ho doubt be one of the greatest aquatic features ever held at the tercentennial. Statue of Pocahontas. A statue representing Pocahontas has just been completed in front of the Auditorium. The statue is about eight feet In heigh, ami is a fine specimen of artistic, skill. II was admired to? day by thousands of visitors. Mimic Warfare. The feature of the military program today was the sham battle of the Cul? ver College Cadel Corps on Leo Pa? rade this afternoon. This mimic warfare was witnessed by a bout four thousand people, and the cadets were frequently applauded for their fine work. The "battle" lasted about forty-five minutes and the rorps showed Itself to be one of the finest drilled organizations that has visited the Tercentennial. Beachy Goes Up Again. Nothing daunted by his exciting ex? perienced yesterday. Aeronaut Benchoy made an airship ascension again this afternoon. On account of the high wind which prevailed, the nerona\l was able to make but little headway and after sailing a short dis? tance, was compelled to return to the aeronautic concourse. Mr. Sedden Resigns. W. I,. Seddon, director of works nf the Exposition has resigned to take effect at once. Demands upon his time as superintendent of motive power of ihe Seaboard Air Lino Hall way. It hi announced ncccsBltutod the BtO|l. Tho division of works will ho turned ovor to \v. M. Dixon* nasls-1 tarn in Director General lltirr. Mr. Buddon will continue with the Expo sitlon la mi advisory capacity. Director ol Advertising s. W Bollos left this afternoon for Cincinnati Ohio, upon business connected with bis department. lb* was accompa? nied by Mrs. Bolles, ami they will re? turn Saturday, DR. CRAFFORD DIES AFTER BRIEF ILLNESS Prominent Physician and Political Leader o( Warwick County Passes Away at Hospital Here. Dr. .lohn 11. Crafford, ol Warwick county, died yesterday morning at C:1G o'clock ut tho Rllr.nliellt Buxtoii Hospital. ll<' had h.i ill for several days With gastritis, ami Monday Io? was removed to the hospital for treat? ment. Funeral sorvlces will he held at Ijohannn Church this morning at 11 o'clock and the body win he interred In the .Lebanon church yard. The ; body will be sent to i.ee Hall on the I Chesapeake & Ohio local train this I morning. I Dr. Crafford. who was fifl years old. i was a native of .Warwick county, I and one of tho comity's htosl prnml I nonl citizens. He hnd a largo inedl I ohl practice nrid for years had been [a leader la polities. During the car I pot-bagger regime the doctor played III leading part hi the county's rudomp. I (toil and Inter he served one term in the Legislature. Six children survive the deceased, They are Corbln Crafford, Misses Jes? sie, Ellen and Estnllu, of Warwick county: Mrs. ltiguor. of Hampton, and Mrs. Madison, of York county. I Mr. C. Brown Crafford. of this elly, Is a nephew of the d.ased, Lost in the Alps. NEW YORK, Aug. 21.?Samuel E. MaoMlllon fnrmorly city editor of the Chicago Journal) hut now a resident el tili? olty, im? received a cablegram from Marlonbnd saying that his bro? ther Francis MacMlllon, a young American violinist, has been lost after climbing Mount Blanc, In the Alps. The cablegram further nays that a searching party has boon organized and is se.-king the lost man. It is also announced that other members of the party with which young Mac Mllbn was mountain climbing were Vvetto Hilbert, the Fr?lich actress and her husband, and .Madame Van Dyk. Married in Virginia Building. NORFOLK, VA.. Aug. 21.?J. N I Walker, formerly of Richmond, and ; Miss Ida Virginia Leo, of Tuli's, N. ('.. j were married at the Virginia Itulbl lug. in the Jamestown Exposition Grounds, today by Rev. C. I- Bain. The wedding Is a runaway nintc.1l, Miss Leo having come here today os? tensibly on a visit. Tl.mple will reside In Portsmouth; Mrs Swaiison graciously gave permission for the wedding ceremony in the Virginia Building. PRESfflilME Return Trip from Provincetowo, Mass., Made Through Heavy Fog. - MAYFLOWER BAN AI REDUCED SPEED Took Five Hours Longer to Come Back Than it Did to Go Because of the Unfavorable Weather Condi ditions?Cheered by the Jnckies. (By Amioclntod Press.) OYSTER BAY, N. Y? Aug. 21.?Tho naval yacht Mayflower with President Roosevell and party on board, drop? ped anchor in Oyster Hay nl o'clock this afternoon. Ii required five hours longer to make the return from Prov fheciown, Mass.. than was anticipated owing to the heavy fog which pre? vailed during tl.tit ire trip. Oyster Bay was reached during a heavy shower. TVe torpedo boats Worden and Hopkins escorted the Mayflower on the return voyage. ThcMayflower made no stops on the trip from Provlncotown, just proceed? ed ui a low rate of speed on account of the fog. The small islands at the north entrance to Long Island Sound were avoided by silting the course south of Block Island and then up thrill.gt-.l.lock Inland P-.und. When the Mayflower came to an choir in Oyster Hay the heavy rain which hnd been falling for seme time Suddenly stopped ami the President left the ship Immediately, the custo? mary salute of 21 guns being fired as tVo launch left the side. Twenty minutes later, the President left the launch at the dock where he was given hearty cheers by the Jackles on the launch. THE WEATHER. Fair and cooler Thursday prrcrdrd by r,'iowern In south? east portion; Friday fair, light variable winds. PRICE TWO CENTS ML FIGHT NEW MOVE Federation President Declares Suit Charging Conspiracy Will ba Brought Against Manufacturers. ORGANIZATIONS ARE WiTHIH RIBHfS Gompers Says He Will Defy Courts Before He Will Surrender His Per Eonnl RightE?Labor Leaden Leave Washington for Jamestown Expo? sition. ; '- ?' S (By Associated Press.) WASHINGTON, I). C, Auk- 21.? Following a inuotlng of the executive ???Hinsei ol the American F?deration nf Labor today, President Gonipors salii ilr.it nnisi probably Hu* Federn' llOu would hrliig a counter suit against the National Manufacturers' Associa? tion, charging that body with conspir? acy. II,. slated that the Association recently lUOl iii New York with the object of devising means for the In Jurj o| organIxotl Inhnr and that It has boon made evident that there is lo bo a concerted effort against thai Interest. Mr. Compels charged that the re Junction proceedings agalunt boycotts and tin- publication of unfair lists Worn Instigated by the Manufacturers' Association, which, ho said, recently decided to raise $1,600,000 to crush organized labor. Mr. Gompers added: "The execu? tive council of the American Federa? tion of Labor decided today tliai the case to be met in the courts Bhn.ll tnlte op the broadest scrtpb. "We know we are within the legal rights and we propose to exercise Miem regardless of personal coniio ipioneeH. "So tar as 1 am concerned, I wish to slate ibis: "When it comes to a choice hotwoen surrendering my rights as a free American citizen or violat? ing tiWo Injunction of the conns, I do not hesitate to say that 1 shall exorcise my rights, ub between tho two." The executive council today pledged Iis members to use their utmost en? deavors to bring about an agreement between Lh< Cnrpcntora ami the wood? workers who have been In a dispute for some time over the question of jurisdiction. An order was ngrceil upon requir? ing unions in New- York to become nit Iached to litfe central organization of that city. After proceeding to Norfolk, Va., to? night, the cornier* will make prepar? ation for tho general meeting of tho Federation In that city. GEORGIA COMMISSIONER SUSPENDED BY GOVERNOR Joseph Brown Is Relieved of Office and McClendon Appointed to the Vacancy?Change Significant. ATLANTA, OA., Aug. 21.?Gover? nor Hoko Smith this morning Issued an order, suspending Commissioner Joseph M. Drown, of tho Railroad Commission and appointing Hon. Guy ton McClondon to nil the vacancy on the commission. The suspension Is indefinite, and VIII servo as a dismiss!. The order gives no specific reason for the suspension, simply cit? ing sections of the code conferring oh the Governor the authority to sus? pend n commissioner who does not fill the demands of the office. Tho naming of Mr. McClcndon for the vacancy on the commission Is cer? tain to meet with generul approval, as ho has a wide knowledge of rate making. The attitude of Commission? er Brown on all the important rate questions, it Is said is the cause for his suspension. Much significance Is attached to the change In the personnel of the Rail? road Commission, in view of the al? most Illimitable powers with which the body was endowed in by the last Legislature,, just adjourned. Whether it Is the intention of tho administra? tion of the State to take steps such as are being lasen by tho rnilrond com? missions of other States Is not known, bill developments are awaited with interest. All in Quiet at Onancock. ONANCOCK, VA., Aug. 21?Fifteen additional men of the Seventy-first. Regiment have been brought from Norfolk, to relieve some of tho mili? tiamen who have been here since the recent race riot. No trophic Is ap? prehended, and the town Is very quiet. Awful Fall of Steeple Jack. LONDON, Aug. 21.?John Coldle. a famous nteeple Jack met death yester? day by a full from the low-end chim? ney, said to he tho highest In the world. Tho chimney is 448 feet high.