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only newspaper published ii Newport News that receives th< full news service of the Asso ciated Press. VOL. XIV. NO. 2<M>. SIX THOUSAND GOAL MINERS OUT ON STRIKE West Virginia Operators Demand (tie Long Ton, and Serious Trouble Follows. AFFECTS THE RttUN FIELDS Head of the National Union Does Not Approve Action of Workmen | Because of Agreement That Exist? ed?There Has Been No Violence and Nene is Expected. m (Hy Associated Press.) CHARLESTON. W. VA.. May 2r> ? More than MM miners went on slrike in the Kanaha fields today be ?ause the operators demanded the long Ink There was no violence and J none is expected. ? The strike affects all the mines tn I the Kanaha district, except on Pain; Creek and Cabin Creek, the latter be? ing uumgatiized. A report received by local officials today from National president T. L Lewis stated that he did not approve j the strike, because of the Pain; Creek agreement. In the Paint Creek region the j union miners have been working un? der a compromise with the operators. "DECENCY^AGAINST THE OCTOPUS OF LABOR GRAF1" State's Attorney in Chicago Heaps J Denunciation Upon Madden and Hie Lieutenants. (Bp Associated Press.) CHICAGO. ILL., May 25? This is a fight of decency against the octo? pus of labor graft; it is the fight of clean laboring men against the lead? ers that have betrayed them for oer scnal profit. New York has wrestled with the monster: San Francisco is fighting with it now. And today Chicago is trying to clean its own tables." This was part of Che denunciation heaped on Martin R. Madden and his two lieutenants in the building trades councils of Chicago In the closing hours of the;: trial today todav for accepting money to call off strikes. Toe castlgation Was pronounced hy Assistant States Attorney B. J. Short in the first of the closing argu? ments. The case probably will not reach the jury before Thursday. The penalty in case of conviction ts from one to five years in the peni? tentiary or a fine of $2.i>00 or both. Madden and his friends ate confi? dent of acquittal. Mr. Short went over the entire tes? timony, declaring that the State had proved a conspiracy to rob Josepu Klicka by calling a strike without cause in his plant and forcing him' to pay $1 .nun to setHe it. MISSISSIPPI BREAKS RECORD ON 1HE RIVER Battleship Makes Remarkable Run F'om Natchez to Now Or? leans. (Ry Associated Press. NEW ORLEANS. I.A.. 2." ?Several hours ahepd of he' schedule and hav? ing broken all records for speed on the Mississippi river, the hip battle? ship Mississippi reached the navy yard at 7 o'clock thts evening. Hav? ing left Natcber at 5 o'clock this morning, the trip was made In the marvelous short time of fourteen hours Tbe trip down the river was mar? ed hy as much enthusiasm nod Inter wit as was exhibited en tor journ? -r np. The ship anchored off the cooJ ing station at the nary yard tonlgnt and will take on 5i0 tons ot coal to This will carry her to where she will pick np lj more fos the vovaav to She leaves New Orleans at > a m Thursday. INSURANCE MAN JAILED. W. J. Chitdere. ef Bristol. Accused BRISTOU VA, May' ??W. J Chi Wer? a prominent yowrg Insur ?see aaan of Bristol was arrested to? day on two warrants charging forg er? and ember?t>m*nf The f ore err charge ts brought If Alex smith, and ft is alleged tkst Chi Id er? forced e note for sereral hundred dollars or a fictitious per? son which purported tn retain a rec 4aw'? lien on rs'uaMe read estate nod ?old If to Smith. The cbargw of the Insurant compeer is that CwlteVr* fund* belongmg gto it. CELEBRATE ANNIVERSARY AT CHURCH'S BIRTHPLACE Cumberland Presbyterian Assembly Ad'ourns ta Meet Next Year At D ? kl Tenn. HENT( INVII.I.K, AHK . NJay J.Y With plans perfected fur tin- coiiiini; year both us to occlesiastii al endeav? ors a:.d church indicy, the T?tli as semhly of the Cumberland presbyie rlan church was concluded lat?? to day. and adjourned to meet in Dick sun. Tenn .. on the third Thursday W May. IMS, in uiinual session, and cei ? -brute the centennial of the church at its birthplace. The sissions have been interesting j throughout The property question. | an outgrowth of the assembly of three years ago and Hie sATcfl to amalgamate1 with the Presbyterian church of the North, and declination of members of the Cumberland church as now c'liisUUned, to enter into the union, while the all-absorbing topic with? out the assembly hall had but brief time before it and then only directly. The matter of compromise was not suggested. As the fund t'i be used in fight inn ttg the property was subscribed to it Is now taken thi-t the Ie:'al con trovirsy so far as that Cumberland | church is concerned must ultimately reach the highest court in the land.' 0 J00 ROADS AUTOMOBILE SCOUT LEAVES NEW YORK Party Will Pass Through Virginia on W?v to Georgia?Cent by Two Newspapers. IBv Associated Press! NEW YORK. May 2."..~T!i.> esea r ails scout automobile, under 'ho auspices of the New Y'< rk ib'iald and the Atlanta Journal, itlfWl tod?y on a trip from ilerald Square to At? lanta, Ga. Major (Jeorge Iyonard Wotxl, 1'. S. A., commanding the de partment of the East, and a number cf promini nt autimobile manufactur? ers witnessed the departure. R. H Johnson will drive the car. Tka oUvt passengers were John S. I Cohen, manag.ng editor of ithe At? lanta Journal, a Herald re|>orter, pho-j tographer and a mechanician. The oir will proceed through New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, the Care Unas and into Georgia. No af fort will be made for speed tests at any point of th? trip, the sole 0hfeO> of the exiiedi'ion being to accumulate information in regard to road improve-' ments, and to ccoduct a campaign ot education for good toads. The car is exiM-cted to reach Atlanta in about eight days. READY TO SURRENDER Luther Williams Would 60 to Wash? ington to Receive Sentence. OTHERS MAY FOLLOW EXAMPLE Tennesseeag Prefers That No Effort Be Mad- t-. Serve Writ of Arrest in Supreme Court Contempt Case. (By Associated Press.) WASHINGTON. I) C. May 25.? Senator Krazer. of Tennessee, today received a telegram from tue attor? ney of Luther Williams, one of the defendants in the Ed Johnson lynch? ing contempt case, saying that he would voluntarily come to Washing? ton to receive the sentence of the Supreme Court of the 1'nited States, and asking that no effort be made to serve the writ of arrest in 'iennesar? Mr Praier thinks that all the de? fendants will pursue the same course, and that the* will surrender them selves if permitted to do so. The writ of attachment waa issued today in the name of the president and is as follows "Whereas. It ha-? been made to appear to tbe Supredi. Conrt of the Inited Slate that Jo? seph F Shipp. Jeremiah (,'Uson. lai ther Williame. Nick Nolan. Henry Padgett and William Mars hare been adj.Mired bv the said conrt now tn session at the City of Washington, tn the District of Columbia, to be in contempt of said conrt. We. therefore commend yon that yon attach the sard Joseph f Shipp. Nuk Xotaa. Hewrv Padgett and Wil tiara Ms vs. so as to hare their bod'es before the said Supreme Court of the I nlted States, al the ?Wv of Wash I net on la the District of Columbia ea taw ?rat dar at Jane i. iwe>. at 12 o'clock noon, of that day to an ?wer the said conrt for the said said contempt, bv them latelv committed achtet *. aa at as said, and farther, to do and receive whatever ?ald court The nrwraltlac nrdntoa among at lomers ta that -he ware an a will not he heaver. SNKWrOUTNKl SPEEDY SETfLUWENT OF STRIKE IS IMPERATIVE Opinion Alter Conferences is That Only Quick Action Will Avert Ujjl'j 'Situation. CENTRAL FIGURES KOT TALKING Labor Comissioner Neil, General Manager Scott and Vice-President Ball All Silent?Small Number o. Firemen Have Tied Up Entire Geor? gia Railway. (I'.y Askim iated press.) ATLANTA. U.V. May L'.V- That a speedy settleniem is Imperative to avoid a very ugly situation in the Georgia Railroad firemen s strike for the seniority of whites over negroes, was the opinion expressed at to-1 night's conference looking toward a settlement. I'nited States Commissioner of la-' bor Neill w?.nld make no statement after his conference with (ieneral Manager Scott, of the railroad, Mr would Vice-President Hall, of the tire BOO, but from other sources it wa* loomed that both sides hail present? ed urguments of unusual gravity. j ATLANTA. OK, May 3L?How less than WO striking Georgia Railroad tinmen were able to st.p practically all train service ig a terriory 170' miles img and !'.*> to lo miles wide, was the knuty problem .nto whe"i I'niteo Stales Commission'r of Liimr Chat lea P. Nein plur.ged immeJialely after his-arrival hert tonight. Aa a representative of the National Board of Medial .on lie faced first the rac-; problem, 4km Lrce behind the strike; stcond, an announced wish of many persons in this section to have Geor? gians Bettle this question of .fwbitra tiou and, ih.rii, tile necessity of mov? ing the I'niied Sta-ts malls irumcii ately. Within two hours after his arrival Mr. Neill was in private conference with General Manager Scott, of the Georgia Railioad, with no intiuiat.on as ><> when the negotiations mignt bring results. Power cf the Firemen. What a remarkable feat this hand? ful of union fin tuen achieved and what, power was behind them became apparent today when a considerable section of this stale was i-ornpeili d to rely on automobiles for passenger, mail aim express service and when ?the transportation of such neceea.tics for life as food dropped back to the methods of a former degree of enil ization, namely, to wagons and even pack animals. The four score fin men alone di'J not produce this situation. It was the c mmunit.es which the raitroa I served that stopped every wheel of the system during the past three days* not the officials of tnese communi? ties, but a few men who ate said to have fighting blood in !.:eir veins, who came forward and announced that negro firemen sh.old not be giv?n seniority over white firemen. Hidden Source of Opinion. Fr< ui some hidden source of pub? lic opinion IhsM m?n nave up to now made good this racial ultimatum. F< w of these men were firemen, some did not even claim to 'be acquainted with striking firemen and a doxen cr more are said to have come from counties lying s<>m?? distance away. They ?ff'-cti-d the- tie np w.thout serious attacks of violence, with a few cases of throwing stcnes, which appeal to have been intend* d aj wani ings of what mignt happen If 'rains continued to run. A set?;, m r.t b> ari.tration si. -u!d rot he difficult so far as the strikers demands are concerned. Vice Pn *l dent Hall, of he ftri-nien's organiza? tion said too.iy. heraus?- tht firemen jre not trying to exact a hard end fast yettbment. Tney alrurk because tec wbv:e Bremen were replac d by negro firemen 1 ie railroad o?eiaI.? derhae that the nezToes wen- put tn those p sit I os as rewards for fa thfri service and thai tbey arc within their legsl rights in such nr.: ion. fpoa' this one rrncal t>olnt of the contra oy there hoe on yet i? en no sign of agreement. In Continual Conference. The d -ector, of the r-ad. fie gen? eral manager aad other o?etals were In almost eom'knoal ecnfirenee today and It was rrsorW that bowk of the directors strcngtT fsrored flotersor 8mtth s propooltl n for each side to select three Georgians ea arbitrator M- S. * l - ?M i ' ssi whether thf* fHff*r woiiM bf* oWV?-pf#*d. Til** I rectors include men with loral bttsl-' im-bs Idtererts srhlch are liable to be affected unfavorably by a long He up Hand ears. MfaoWli / end in emrhas oar. today made Iiitie Im the .'..one prnndo cf d there m the ?tr.be a rVS, VA., WE I >N KS DA <J U 8U('k of .. .Igotlig iil.ll -'?il after hours of hard work, Hah g ana walk? ing, ininag. (I u? leach a railroad sta? tion iut Hlfccied by the strike Courts May Interfere. Reporte twi current that the; Federal noarta might Interfere snd place guards on trains in . ih r to get muils through. No suCi action, how ever, 4eeeltpa< ssuattj The *? rtkers aavat saautsaoed that th*) are srflilaal tu. fli. engines to cao> malls, but . hui such engines must carry mull* onlj and not paaeongcts. Repasts that the ?acesalttee Of life win' lacking in some c miiiunltics laiiscd t;. verr.or Smith today to tel - graph along the line Of the Georgia ltailroad uanalrtag wheth. i there ana any hood thoetaaje, No replies ss?cat i lug saeh a comillion w. ? received and numerous reports stated hhal there was plenty to eat everywhere. I Ititsiness men, hi wev. I. c unplait:cd of ' seriouh tiiiain ial los?. ,_ POSTOFFICE DEPARTMENT j DISTURBED OVER SITUATION I Reports From All Along Georgia Railway Tell of Inconvenience and Business Loss. (Py Associated Press.) WASHINGTON. D. P.. May LT. - The tie-up on tne Georgia Railroad 1.. i auae of the striking firemen on I that system adds greater concern to j officials of the |iostoffli e ili-partmenl as earn day passes. Tue only inter j est the departnient Oas in the mat i ter is (he prompt, dispatch of the mail- ah ng that line ami the inability to do so occasions donsiderablo anx iety. i Kverv effort is tfbing made to promptly dispatch tie mails when train service is resumed. Reports are i i ining Hi daili to the depart ment from ail along vie fieorgia Hail road indicating thatpbe ,:l< k of mail facilities is proving | source of great ineoin enietn e, not to mention busi? ness ntft. I n tu the time the cabinet met to? day not a word had Leen received by Attorney General Ankerahaai from [Metric! ah iraej Kewin. in Ceorgia. regardlag the strike! The department pi justice has given this oflelaj a jree hand to deal wim the situation. But of course it expected that Ike will report promptly what measures he has adopted. Should the <l:-flAt attorney so cure from the federal court in At lanta an order restraining the strik erf. from interfering with the Cniteo Stales mail through the stoppage or trains over the Georgia Railroad, and should there then be the slightest sign of a aVanMBfatioa on the part oi the strikers or of their sympathizers in Atlanta or in anv of the towns through which the Georgia Railroad runs to resist this order the t'nited States court would be requested to appoint a sufficient number of dep? uty marshals, either one or a thou? sand, to accompany the trains and j see that the law is enforced. DETECTIVE CHIEF TAKEN INTO CUSTODY 01 SHERIFF Officer in Emjiloy of Railroad Arrest? ed for Tnreatening to Shrot Rioters. (Uy Associated Press.) Al'GFSTA, CA, May 25-^Ch:ef Jiewett, of ?"be Savannah Detective Agency, in th. cmpioy of the GeiTgia Railioad. was taken into custody by the Sheriff's office this a.ft< i li.x.n charge?! with incitirs r.ot. The r.iad was making up a !:r,.ugh freight In its yards and a crowd gathered and began to store the engfne crew. Hew ett tbreati md to t^oot but d.d no' lire. The mayor and ih ? chief of pol.ee have issued their noticea to the pub? lic that here snail be n? more un? lawful a.--<nililag.s A train . f nine wagone is in from Thomson for cm and meat I he trip overland r?-quii > ten hours P>" m.l it is an hour. The pot* master at Thomson secured the mail for that l_<j|nt todny by autotmibile. No att?-mrt is being rr.?.;.? on this end to m- ve taaasa. AH atcciion is n. w dii. ' '? I ' >'.* ?.: A'lan;.i w '.- ; General Manager ScMt has gone. Gf>VE5?N<">R IS HOPEFUL. Holds First Conference With General hfna-er V^tt. ATlJtNTA. GA.. May ?.- For the f-r-.: t ?:?<? s;n. . :hr !.. ginr.inc of the j the strike General Maaager Scott i conferred with Governor Smith this j evening Afterward th* govemo? I said ' We discussed the situation I fully and I am now very hopeful lhat some steps may be taken which will bring about a sp**>dv adjatstaseai In the meantime I regard it as of the utmost Imikirtaar* that perfect oroer should prevail. Preeent at this ? -.ference were State Attorney Gc-cral Hart and ' Joseph P Cummins.', general coo a-1 sei for the Georgia Railroad Nominations WASHINGTON, jic. May 2S ?The Renale today confirmed the nomina? tions of William Washhar* to be a civil service commissioner, secceed tng James T William?. Jr. who re .rk to be f t f^- . Y, MAY 26, l*Mr?>. LOUISIANA SENATORS* FOR NIGH SUGAR TARIFF MnEnery Boldly Espouses Protection Theory and Advises Colleagues to follow His Example. DEMOCRATS PAY SCANT ATTENTION Leading Republicans Cheer fouthern er, However, By Following Him Closely?Lumber Schedule Tempo? rarily put Aside?Beveridge Sayj Taft Stood for Revision Downward. illy Associated Press.) WA8HINGT0K, l> C May 2.V - The Senate today bewail the formal consideration of tue sugar st hedwie, hut did not approach u vote Bel It. Instead the time allotted to this schedule was entirely nxen ever to speoohiiiakini;. and. stra ge to say. the two speeches on the subject. ?hile eaaeVe bj Oemoerate, were in strong advocacv of a higu uiritf on sugar of all g'-iide? The speeches were by Senators rosier UsJ M Hici-v, of LMsjIBsbV Mr. Foster laughingly deprecated the applil .itiop of the word 'protection t > his attitude, but Mr McF.nery boldly espoused the protective lue ory and openly advised his Demo i rattle friends to follow his example I'e delated protection to lie lu the line of Democratic poli< y. Scant Attention From Democrats. Mr. MrKnery was cheered by the Careful attention of the leading Re? publican senators, but his remarks received scant uttcntton from his Democratic colleagues. The lumber schedule was tempor? arily put aside in order to permit the committee on nuance to make changed In it. Karly in the day Senator Hever idge addressed the oenate lit sonn bBBg h in sui<ixu' of his eopteiitlon that President Tail hud previous to and after his nominal ion been a con? sistent advoeate of a downward re \ isiou of the tariff. Would Be Maximum Rate. He followed the maiden effort of his IleiniH ratic colleague. Mr. Sbive ly. who undertook to prove that ir the tariff bill now before the Senate should net em.- a law . the rates over which the Senate is wrangling would not constitute the tar..; that would go into effect, but that under the maximum and minimum provision the country would find itself operating under the maximum rate which is 25 per cent, higher than the minimum. The Senate adjourned at 5 p. m. Fe;t"' For "Revenue." If the revenue provided in this blii from the importation of sugar." said Mr. Foster, "is necessary for tljk honest and economical administration of the government, then It should not be disturbed." A duly he pointed nut has been Impcred upon sugar by every political party since the foundation of the gov? ernment, and except In the Walker act. a differentially duty had been Im l>osed upon the different graues et sugar. .Mr Foster said In the I'nited States sugar is sold cheaper than in any other country on the face of the eartb except in England Mr Tfllman interrupted to say that sugar ought to yield a revenue, ??hereupon Mr. Foster laughingly ?-aid he did not wish that offensive word "protection ' to be used in con? nection wltlf the revenue. Pnder the Dinclev act the sugar producing had increased in value from It.u72.i-nu to ICl.tso.non ,n ten veers, he said In reply to a question by Mr Till man. the l/wisiana senator declarer kfj belief that if the duty sbou.'d be taken off sngjr ?he dornest ir ir. dustry would be destroyed. Then we farmers wIR have to pay to keep the Indootry gats* suggests Mr Tillroan 'The cotton growers ;?nri the uirn i-i?.-v. r<i|x.t.dei Mr Foster, ? will have So help sup i>ort this tovernment. and I see no reason wb~ they shculd ohject to doing it throngh s tax of this kind "Like He Used to Steel. Mr Tillmaa insisted that be want ed to boy brown sugar of :he kind be tnsed to steal when, he woe a boy wtthoot paving the trust two rents a pt.ur.4 on R ' P.rown sugar rsid Senator Smoot. can be bronght from Porto Rico now free of drrtv if nay ease eonld be found for It The triable is there is no demand for it " Mr r ter J er la red that the tnde peweTeest an ear ?-*n?-re were not in 'oIIiisIot) w be trnst. and that Use trees had nothing to do with toe Denotiming the trust as ban no oet raged eTery prim I pie of honest v in trade, he Still appealed to the Senate not to strike a bke at the sugar Industry In order to punish the Irrrst Altle igh s TV rerat. Mr MrlCa?*r> lire 11feuilei I ntits A tariff for reve nue only. ' lie until, "wan never con? templated by the builders of nur Klent constitutional structure. Free trade or tariff for revenue him no plat e in our government No tariff mil be leiietl without carrying pro teeth.II ill nny degree. "It in gratifying Hint mi thin session of Congress we notice u great -.hung.* of opinion among Democrats,,who tire votitiK for n limy on raw materluls. although Ht one time free raw mule rial 'aus considered a curdinul prln i Ilde of th>* Democracy I ho|ie that ihe renditions of the country. Its lie lessities and Ihe liberality generally that is [MTvadiiiK all classes of the paafdjS may dictate to Ihe Demo ? rats the abandonment of all the ab surd theories of free trade and cause (lletn lo come in willi the ..real body of the |ieople and vole a liberal pro tec*', n for all the manufacturing In forests of the countrv. to make ^ as Independent us the father* declared It should be of all foreign nations." Favors Aldrl-h Rill. The Louisiana senator stated that so far as he could discover the Aid rich bill Imposed no Injury to any Hemocrutic interest. "Nor." he ad? ded, "has there been liu|?ised in uny of its schedules any burden upon the people ." PRESIDENT ABOLISHES COUNCIL OF FINt ARTS Congress Failed to MaKe Appropria? tions to Carry Out Roosevelt's Scheme. (fly Associated Proas.| WASHINGTON. D. C, May 25.? i M coutuil of fine arts created by President Roosevelt and which was to have charge of the beaut I Meat Ion of Washington, to pass upon the de? signs of government bin.dings, etc. was abolished by president Taft to? day in an executive order. This action was required by the last sundry civil hill, which failed to appropriate fer cxiieiises or salaries ot ai y of the commissions created by President Roosevelt without the con? sent of Congress. RACES RUN !N DRIZZLE. Close Finishes in Several of the Nor? folk Events. (By Associated Press ) NOHFOUv. VA.. May 25.?Today's races at the Jamestown track were run in a drizzle after the third race, the attitdanre, however. Is still good, ard inten-st promises 'o keep up to the close of th<> meeting on v-., zutn. Severs* very close finishes wi SO witnessed In today's events. A num? ber of bcrsemeii are making ready to ah p to L<atonla. ''GOiNTOSPOGKtTS'' Churches Should Let Carnegie and RocKefei er Alone. Says Dr. Steilen. LARGE SUM FOR NEW CHURCHES Presbyterian General Assembly Ap? propriates $60C,000 For ^Construe tion of Edifices to Replace Those Taken Away By Court Decision. i Rv Associated Press.) P KNVF.it. CDU. May 25 ?'IX Rockefeller and rarncgie alone go into your own pockets for college en? dowments." ?ras the advee of Dr. J. C- Steffen, of Dubuque. Iowa, In an address before the general assembly of the Presbyterian ruurch this ternoon It was derided that $*m,99* should lie spent in the erection of rhnrches In the synod of Tennessee to replac- those taken from the church bv the decision of the Supreme Conrt of that State. ?Bich held Ihe union of the Presbyterian churches ill the foiled States of America ano the Cumberland Presbyterian church illegal. The rerular ard special reports of | the executive committee were accept ed after debate Objection wae made to the appro ! prtaHon of onlv ftsisM to tae tee lierance board, bul it was pointed otr that this sum is SI.son la esceea of J the ur overt nsenity appropriated Dr W I. McEwen offered the re port of Tae hoard of showlrg that the amount received. IL?7Vlie>. mm the Unrest in the hi* lory of the chares . Potiarvsaman tV-nart. who la My. denied j a Ivutu Carotine K. "f P. (Irr Associated Preen i CHARLrSTON R r . May * The grand lodge of the Katshts I lor H. T Brown delivered sn eddr* on Prthiaatsm The coaventton a knot two days THE WE*THtR. Shower* on Wednesday and Thursday; moderate tempera? ture, light to moderate variable winde. PRICE TWO CENTS ROOSETHT AID SOI ASTONISH THE NATIVES Associated Press Statt Corres pondent Visits the Hunting Camp in Alrica. FORMER PRESIDENT IS ANNQftD Teilt A. P. Man That Any Special Dispatches Concerning the Doings of Hie Party Are "In All Probabll i Ity Sheer Human Inventions"?Her? mit's Shooting Record. (Ry Associated Press.) NAIROBI, HRITISII EAST AF? RICA. May 25 - A staff correspond i lit of the Associated Press relumed to Nairobi this morning after a two day's visit ul tim MO??CTett camp as the guest of Mr. Roosevelt. The camp was located on the lleat ly ranch, on tbe hanks of Nairobi ilver Mr. Roosevelt and his son K.-rmit are in remarkably good health, and thev are delighted with the success of their exiH-dltlon. The uccuritc v of the rifle tire of ...r. Roose? velt und his sou hus astonished not only the settlers, but the members of the party. Remit killed recently at close range a hyena tost had attack? ed him, and he has also come very near making a record bag of female wart hogs in a given'space of time.. Mr. Roosevelt Is annoyed at cer? tain special dispatches which it is re? ported here, are apiioaring in Amerl <an or English newspapers. He re? quests the Associated Press to send out the following statement: "No newspaper has a representa? tive with the Roosevelt |>arty, nor any nearer means of gaining infor? mation of the party's goings beyond what is generally kuowu. Any spe? cial dispatches appearing are hi all human probability sheer Inventions. Moreover, the details which purport to be thus obtained can only be duo to brlberv, and It is safe to state that a dishonorable man giving a bribe and a dishonorable man accepting the same would be willing to Invent un? truths for monev or trauic in other forms of dishonor." COTTON MANUFACTURERS IN SESSION AT RICHMOND Retiring President Addresses Bod} and is Presented With Hand? some Watch Fob. (Ry Associated Press.) RICHMOND. VA.. May 15.?Tbe American Cotton Manufacturers' Aa sociation began Its session here to? day. Tbe early morning session was taken up by an address of welcome by Mayor Richardson and tbe an? nual address of President T. H. Ren nej At the close of his address the retiring president was presented with a handsome gold watcb fob. The remainder or the morning eee sioa was devoted to tbe reading and discussion of technical papers as fol? lows. Cotton Waste Manufacture." W. A. O. .Clark, special agent depart? ment of commerce and labor: "Baling and Handling Cotton." Augustus W. Sml'h. president of tbe Union Buf? falo Miels Company. About one half of the delegates are from N-w England KING EOWARD'S HORSE MAY WIN THE DERBY Unusual Interest in the Greatest of All Horse Racee?Kentucky Thorouehored Favorite. lltr Associated Press . LONDON. May 25 -The gr es teat of all horse races, the derby, whlra will be tun at Epsom Downs tomor? row, promises to he too moot Inter? esting derby of a decade. The possihtiity tnat King Edwards Mtnoru will win the pane of ?32.25?. and the owner gain the distinction of being tbe grst reigning monarch to take tbe classic, gives tbe contest as importance that cannot he over esti mated in the eyes of the British poe Ue. Mmcro is a hot favorite for the '?vert uis prlnripal in poo oat hi -onsidered to be |>mts * .nan s ?r Martin, from John E Mauden a Ken? tucky farm, which is supposed to have cost has present owner SSn.ee?. Death of Mrs Hartings ' Rv Associated Press.; HERTFORD. CONN- May ?.? Mrs AanaJ Cleveland Hastings. wi?v>- of the b'? Re*. Dr. E. K. Ma: ii g- and stater of former Prent - lehnst Orcrer CVretard, died at her hoeae here today, eejed 7?. She hi survived by one one. Rar H r Da.t,r.gs. r-rentty a missionary in Ccykm. now a re sad rat of Ala ?.?ma. and three daughters.