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only newspaper published ir Newport News that receive thi full news service of the Asso ciated Press. VOL. XIV. NO. loG. SIRUGGLE WITH SUTfON ENACTED 8Y WITNESS Lieutenant Adams, Wit!) An Orderly, Shows Court Hew His Classmate DM Himself. DISCREPANCIES IN HIS STORIES Cross-examination Brings Out D'ffer? ences Between Testimony Given in First Investigation and His Pres? ent Version of the Annspolls Tragedy. (Ry Associated Press). ANNAPOLIS, Ma. duly 19.?The ?'pen ins sessi? n here totiay of the inurt of inquiry which is conducting as reran! investigation into the death of Lieutenant James N'uttle Button, of the United States Marine Corps was teplet<? with dramatic situations. The court assembled in the big audi? torium of the Ajcadetnie building. The very largeness of the hall added to the atmosphere of solemnity Lieutenant Robert B. Adams, Sut ton's classmate at the Academy and one of the principal actors in the mid? night fight which cost young Sutton his life nearly two years ago. occu-< pied the witness stand during the en? tire session and told a graphic story of the incidents leading up to Sut? ton s desth. Cnder the severe cross-examination ' f Heury E. Davis, counsel for Mrs. Sutton, the young officer sat facing Sutton's mother and sister during his, examination. His brother officers. Lieutenants Revan and Osterman. flanked by Adam's two lawyers, sat farther down the inquiry table. Struggle Enacted. Major Henry Leonard. IT. S. M. C the judge advocate and the three members of the board completed the impressive sitting, in their white uni? forms. At one point in his testi? mony Lieutenant Adams and an or? derly enacted the struggle with Sut? ton. in the courtroom. The witness ( hair was removed and they both lay pr< ne upon the floor. The witness was still under cross-examinaticr. when the inquiry adjourned until tomorrow morning. Mr. Davis succeeded in bringing out a number of discrepancies in Adams' testimony today compared with his version of the tragedy at the former investigation when the board of In? quiry found that Sutton died by his < wn hand. A ride to the marine camp in an Bad mr.bile. with Sutton and two other rffiVers of marines. Lieutenants Ctley and Osterman. an altercation between Sutton and the nitiiess and a deferred encounter when the senior officer in? terfered, as the auto wa? stopped short of the camp with the intention of avoiding being caught returning after hour?: a later accidental meet? ing of the witness and Sutton. on the border of the woods near the bar? racks and the fight between the ts-o men with Sutton armed with a re? volver In either hand and firing five shots. *he l3st of which he directed at his own head while lying on the ground, theeo were the points in Adams' evidence! Ssys H- Saw Sutten Kill Himself. The witness said he had risen from the prostrate Sutton whom he be? liever to be exhrusfed and stood a few feet back cf him wh?n be saw Sutton raise hix right hand and fire a bul? let into his own head. Just previously on?- of the officers, who had came up? on the ?cene had cried that I ieutealrt Frlward P. Rnelh?>r had been shot and killed, the witness said. Adam said he had made no attempt to tske the revolver frrtn Sutfnn's hsnd when he broke away or was pulled swsy from him. in reply to law? yer Davis' oft repeated onestlon. Sutten had previously threatened to kill and was genersllv avoided by the marines because of his wiitl tslk and actions, according to the witness After the session Mr Davis slid that It was not bis Intenticn to fasten the resprn/ibl'i'y of Sutton's death on any one rmt that every effort would be made to di?-redit and refnte the sni ride theory Rrelker I? an Important witness who baa not vet heea located WW Call Miss Stewart. Mrs. Battna's eonasH sail (might that Miaa?Marrsr* Restart mt >WB? hunt, the vr.mg wnsaaai who was with Swttoe most of the evening before be sSH bts death might be called as a witness. TOR OFFICIAL USE." BnaiW BMI VYoul* Reeve to Famish Statistics. (Rt Associate* PYeas-t WASHINGTON. D C Jwly 19?Be r resents! tee A net ha. of Teaaessee. to #av batet winced a Jol"t re-wlatkss re eairtaa: pm'masters and letter car? riers P> ssjaotv to ?enators end repre ??e*attees'for official use th? ssrne? and 111 spat tow of those referring mail wiiaen the state. ?(strict or territory rVArVT PRESI0EN1 TO INSPECT MISSISSIPPI Twenty-five Governor! Address Let? ters, Asking That Trip be Made Down Great River. like Associated Press. 1 WASHINGTON, I) CL, July lt.?Lei. lers from LT> g< vernors of states in the middle West and South, urging ITcsl (lent 'laft to nuke I trip of inspection down the Mississippi wheo he goes to attend the annual convention of the 1 jkes-to-the-tTluf Deepwaterway As? sociation at New Orleans, in N'ovem ?vet next, were presented to him to? day. The gc vernors* letters were hand s( niely bound in a black leather portfolio, and were presented by a special committee of the Business Men's League of St. I?uis, and the Lake to the Gulf Deepwater Way As s< ciat too ? The President told bis callers that he would be blessed to make the in? spection if it could be arranged in con-' neetion with the trip to the South, and referred the delegation to his secre? tary, Mr. Carpenter. The latter said he believed the inspection could be arranged for the latter part of Oc-j tober r.r early in November. To Prevent Prize Fighting. (fly Associated Press.) ATLANTA. OA., July 1? ?A bill was liroduced in the state senate today making it unlawful to be present or In any way to engage in or bet on p. prize fight. Inconseqiieiital bouts of from six to ten rrtmds are regular? ly pulled < ff in Atlanta. HER STORY NOT TflUE - Jury Acquits E?a Gingles, Bui Did Not Believe Her Story. MARY BARBETTE iS EXHONERATED Aged Juror Shakes Hands With Ac? cused and Advises Her to Go Back to Ireland and "Be a Good Girl"? Tom Taggart On Stand. (By Associated Press). CHICAGO. ILLS. July l'J?Kila Gingles was cleared tonight of the charge of stealing lace from Miss 1 Agnes 'Barrett?-, her former employer, but the story >he toltl on teV- witness: stand ti the effect that an attempt waa made to force her into "white' slavery" was denounced as untrue by; the Jury that freed her. The verdict | was as fellows: "We. the jury fi:id( the cefendant not guilty and we the, jury further find that the charges' mad- against Miss Agnes Batr?-tte; were unfondedu and are untrue." I The basis cj the defense made by I M^ss Gingles' counsel was that Miss] Barrette and others had attacked h*rj and mi^.reated her i.'n the Wellington; Hotel on two acosiens last winter, and1 'that the object of the attack and or! I the fhetl charges was to forco her to I be seid to an unnamed man in French L>k Springs. Ind. ! The jury was. ottt seven hours. The' icourtrc;m was n?-arly vacant when the' I jury cam* in. I Miss Gingles shook hands with the' Jurors Jurors Thomas Mackey, the old-! est man on th.- pane], said: "Now- | ! be a go< d girl Baa. Go back to yourj ' home in Ireland and te a good girl.'t I The Crl no dead "her head and turn-! cd away. Five ballets w.rc tak< n by i the Jury. The first was eight for ac-1 Iquittal ami four for conviction. Tboae| , vcAing 'fcr eenviction did so mainly j I n m their be Be I ?hat the girl's story, ,cf the we*r?l_ outrages ???mim -f-d against her were antrat They were! won to acquittal by the addition to the verdict of the clause exon< rating j Miss Barrette. I I It waa announced .by AssiXint Sta-e's Attorney Punbman that the quest, n oi wr. th.-r indictments ft.. perjury w nld be asked agarmt Miss G ngles would be taken up tomorrow Am. ng the spectators in the conn (room today waa Caleb Pvwer* roe secretary of state of Ken arky, wbo I sp nt several years In Prison la con- \ umIhs wi h the killing of Senatxr It; b.i I ta inetrncting the Jury Jndge llrew tano sa d that the girt s story of tor-j tare lathe Wtlingtoe Hot I was he be reaarded pv rbe Jurors as a t?at *C the crod hfltty ? f ihe defendant's teT- 1 r.5 tiv A? owe t?ne the takiac of pertinent evidence was birUd long enough to give. Thomas Tsaran of ndtano. frt tsxeely chairman of the Dtfnw^iatle aa deHaro 'row the w-t?nees stand that n.. Md no knowledge of Ola GajJag save Wtlnlf h** hmVti rOaaVd tat ' tV Fl? W?pdsfK'. * Ifta name had lv~n mewtloaed er ?U Glntbw aa n?e which was spoke while sh waa smbjee*>d to the tatst!-' nary atsaae ?i the hotel n www made clear that Mr T-uraart had sot*tax bo d with the ease NEWPORT NJ51 LATHAM DROPS WHEN I HALFACROESCHANNEL French Aviator Makes Darin;, But Unsuccessful Attempt W His Itaplane. PICKED OP BY TORPEDO BOAT Calmly Smoking Cigarette, the Philo? sophical Gentleman Sits in His Sad? dle and Waits For Rescue?Derang? ed Motor Responsible For Failure? Says Feat is Not Impossible. (Hy Associated Press.) CALAIS, July lt.?iHerbert Latham, the Kreuch aviator, made a dnring but unsurces.. ful attempt to cross the Kngiish channel in his monoplane this Aborning*- He Kot away splendidly un? der perfect c.nditii'iis from the top of the Cha!k cliff at Sangatte, and had covered over hslf the distance at an average hi ight of fiv# Imndred feet when the motor slowed down and he was obliged to descend. The air ipstcs. of tlte wing:-, how? ever, kept the machine afloat and the monoplane, lying like a wounded bird, was stretched out on the water when the Kreuch torpefio boat destroyer Harpoon which had kept abreast thn ughout the journey came along? side and picked up the aviator. M. I*atham was not wet and still sat < n the saddle which is located above the wings and behind th?*" motor, calmly smoking a eigcreite. Will Try Again. He immediately announced that he was not discouraged by the failure and would try again as soon as the machine was repaired. The injuries to the monoplane were slight, the principal damage being caused when it was Moled aboard the torpedo boat destroyer. The motor is in? tact. The watchers on both shores had an anxious hour after the machine was lost to view behind a thin veil of fog on the French side and appre? hension was not allayed until it was xeported at Calais that the Harpoon was returning with M. Latham un? injured, aboard. Given Frantic Reception. On landing the aeronaut was given a frantic reception. The failure of i.he motor is attributed to a bad Tar burotter on the monoplane .which, when 100 feet in the air began to descend. When the machine was 200 feet above the watpr M. l-atham shut eff the power and the machine glided down gently, alighting on the waves with hardly a spiash. In a brief interview M. I-atham said: "I cannct exactly say what stopped the motor. I tried to get the engine working again but could not and was obliged to fly gradually down to the sea. ? i "Tile heavy motor immediately went under water but the machine iLseif floated like a cork, and I lifted my feet on to a spar to keep tnem dry. "I found my matches still dry and so was abb- to light a cigarette. I be lieve the marniie would have floated for two hours in a calm sea. but the wings were SOOn broken to s..reds. Channel Can Be Crossed. "My experience has shown me that the Kngiish channel ran be crossed. Never mini. F will have another An? toinette mcnopiino from Charlcns with which another attempt will be made to en ss the Kngiish channel within a week or t-r days." M. Ijith.arn left Calais for Paris this ftflern?/<:n. Has Wrieht Machines. WTSSANS. FRANCE.. Julv 19 ? Conn* IV 1 smbert Is here with two Wright aeroplanes Which are now ready to make * ?erl?s of flights In view cf Herbert I .at ham's aeci dent today i? is believed that Count Tie Lambert will attempt to cross tb? Kart'-It channel with an American machine bejere M latham is again ready to make the fPght. WRIGHT'S SPLENDID FLIGHTS. Stays fr Air More Than Twenty fire Minutes. rr>v ?twii'M r?r?w? i WASHINGTON O C . Jnlv 19 ? Shr wing aw-- cnnSdenee In himself Saat be was exhPtted safer* this sea ?on. OnrtlP- WfgM made two verv snecewafnl flights In the Wngtf aero? plane at fWrt Myer. Vv. this earen'tig TV first n ght laated ? minute, and IS seconds dnr ng which time the avl Sfor circled the parade tr und a dl? Taai i of shout Sve-afstha of a asOe, :M ? tlsses The second, which coo tlm:ed until darkness peerenf.d Mr Wrlgh' frrm rcraalnrfrsr longer in the air was for half an boar's duration and V I I circuit* were mad/ Dwrisc both trials tbe nvseb-we he bsvod splendidly and Indication, are that lh? Wrts-Ms soon will bare ta* ?arspsnsji Ss wnssUca far the oftVta: VS. VA., IC KS DAY, j Mights. During the U ni tiiiti s trie I n>cr MI iu the mr it oa*ered appmxi iii.ii.ij .(7 nitlew. Wilbur U'riKhi wlio i art fully watched every m vonunt 01 Hu- machine toclsrod afterward that it hud attained' a speed of about tl mil>-a an hour. He said It ha'd reached I a h. ig lit of I'M feet. I At the start on both Occaaaaaal enM tnaehine tow cusilv ami as. etuji il in ,i In Cght of a Httle ewer Iihi f.s-t where , the avia-or kept it on an ev. n keel tiiri ughout rtooh flight need) a' the nuns nl the elongated over, whir.' it tilted sligtnly. Will Attempt to Cross Channel. PARIS. .Inly 19.? M. EMoJaett has an? nounced Iiis latantiiw) or attempting [to < r? ta the channel Th?r da? inj his nan plane. j Bretks French Duration Record. OH VLONfl SIR. MAIlNK. Fit A.VCR, Jnlj T:t Henry Famum made a night flight aith his aeroplane tonight, re 1 malning in the air one/hour and -'.t * minutes. This beats the French dura? tion record. MclENDON admits wat i HE sold railway BONDS Suspended Georgia Railroad Cornmis sioner Tells Committee of Legis? lature of His Transactions. iBy Associated Press), ATLANTA. CA., July 19.?S. Oiiy ton Mcl^endon, suspend d railroad cofnniisf! oner admitted this afternoon in lore the legislature committee which is trying him that he had s-4d ?".i'."i?o ; worth of binds of the Athens Street ' K ulroad, making a profit of about 11. 6tt0 on .the ?transaction. When Me I^endon was suspended Uns charge was n"t made. He was was saapended by Gover? nor Smith fcr refusing to v t,- with the other commi ssion, rs In nn effort tn lower treight rates. He claimed t?e acted in th* interest cf the |>eople of the stu:e in his efforts to find buyers i fcr the bends tin order that ine road migb" be a success. -He cla med ?hat 1 his action waa legal and not subject ' to criticism. I The committee adjourned late this 1 afternoon and it is probable that no I further testimony will be taken and that th?* report to the legislature will . be presented thta week. imprisonment 76r life ? and ten years additional Federal Judge Cochrar.e Pronounces Unusual Sentence cn Murderers of United States Deputy Marshal. (By Associated Pr?ss ) ^ RICHMOND, VA.. July 1?.?Impris i oament for life and ten years addi ' tional servitude aas the sentence ;.ro | nounced ted ay on Berry Simpson, j Flisha Slav in and le-orge Stanley by I l'nited Staus District Judge Coch rane. The three men were convicted j of the murder of a federal deputy mar" ' shal in a m.ning riot at ?stearnes, Ky. '. on Christmas day. t I The additional - ntence of ten years ' is for alleged disrbedience of a feder? al injunction in the mining controversy. Oliver. Slavin and Jeeae Simpson, the latter a sen of Berry Simpson were sentenced to throe and five years respectively for disobedience in the strike order. The men were taken to the Atlanta i.iison U night. engineers and conductors threatening to strike Action of Other Employes in Sympa? thy With Dispatchers May Tie up Mr* c.- Lines. (By Asso-lafed Press ) MEXICO CITY. July M ?The en gineotis and conductors of the Nation, a! Railways of Mexico are threatening walk rut in synij>athy with the train rii.-pa?cner*. who want oa strike Jutv 17 ? ' The men have telegraphed to Cedar Rapids ?nd Cincinnati for permls 5ion to strike". They deciard they will leave the service as hadlvidoals If l>ermision tc strike is ?f?hh?ld Jf the conductors sad engineers go tot on strike thev will tie up thous? ands of miles of the Mexican railways Trains are still ruaa'ng oa rchadktle today Death of Prominent Baltimorean. M\l TlMORF. MI> Joly 1??Oocrge W. CaiL one of the wealthiest and it kn'.wn^hir'rts cf ita.thxj.ro died tniestmai perforation da? to typhoid - Mr Gail we* th* cm of the late ?; W. -OaJI. founder of The rAd tobacco tlrm of Gell A At. Me eras ?I years :f at*. One Year tor "Joy" Rider. NEW YORK July |?-Kdward Thomrwi n. is years r.fcf. a tor ndtng rhanfTeuer who pleaded gafRy lo tak? ing Ms rmplryers motor rar without 'he own?r ? i.ssaw. waa sentenced to caa rear la the penitaathxry today fcr mew tag d>wn Mr*. Marah fywk wnod. a july 1900. CONFEREES TO DINE WITH TAFT T?MORROtV Republican Members of Committee Receive Significant Inflation to White House. j TIKE FOR SHOW DOWN IT' HMD President Will Want to Know What Concessions Are to be Mads; Then His Campaign For Votes For His Free Raw Material Program Will Begin. Hly Associated Press.) WASHINGTON. I). C.. July 1U -All' ithi- ItepubMcSK'members of the tariff ?.. iifrn nee ban ih-.h ln\it d by Presi dent Till to t:ik- il nn< r VV-dmsday night at tbe^TbJte II u?. Ii Is as? sumed thai be exp rts in be ready, ?to prtgresa lh gel lug vt/.os for the a":oirti< n li dn3i a on raw materials. | i Senator Ctine loday eatkrscd the attitude of iSm PrclCd tit on the tines-, lion if reducing duU?s >'ti raw matyr- , vals. ? S|m?ker Cannon said that the Con-j 1 ferees mutJ: frame the programs U>r| l.-JtsiuK the conferenot report through' the hoit.-e und the senate and that the; reports of the two branches w\?ild have to assume the rcsitonsilHllty tor their act'ons This r. mark was under, stcx-d <o signify that a binding rale could net be ksaked for to carry an unpopular rejHsjt through 'the house. There w-as no lud.oat/Ion of a lack Oi BBSBWlwtaasTttsj bot worn the ltaulers of the senate and house. If the muttering of dissatisfac? tion today be taken as a eraar1 thy .--enate iead? rs are confronted with I no tjusy task. Strangely enough many cf the pnshwfwl against the fref raw j mate; i.U program are coming from tne i progressive Repubkcan fai t on which .fought hardest for downward revision. Would Be Afraid to Go Home, j Senator lioish stated ^oday that '-? I the tree jaw mat. rial pn^rram were I adopted some of the western senator-. ] wiuld be sfraid to go borne and naaM ' i. t to continue ropr.renting ' their statt? in Washington. He Is m ' sympathy s .th President Tat. "a atti? tude on the question of downs.*rd sa> " vision but declares that .t ahould not be cenfined to raw mat- rialj. i Circulating about the capitol today was a persistent junior thai th" ITesl , dtnt wculd not be sat It fled with free ir. n oil aud r.-duoed duties on co*i j hides and lumber. Mony senaters ap? peared to bereve this rei;prt and ex p.-.ss-d tbe oi.iuirln that he would '"? nist ui?on hid** and coal being placed up a ih- fr e list. Senators wh-> vialt > ed the Wh'te House did not confirm ihe rep?.t ui>on their return to the capital, but at the same tlui they I were um hie to contradict ti. Anv ng he older members of the I senate and bensn it wax prr-dleted that jtbe President would demand every contis>ion porst'd. to obtain wtthout endangering the adaption cf the re \ vert. Show Down at Dinner. Wh.-n the cotifen-ea meet about t j M'h.tc House board on Wedn sday ' n?ght It is probable that the Pr. ? I dent wia be informed Just what the j caaeswsfc ns can be made wkhout I Je.pardla.ne: the passage Si the conf. r. J enc- report. 1 Today th? confer*es devoted their [attention mainly to the rev bed rurpo . ration tax prov-alon which was aJx.pt ?d. sud to tba removal of a great deal of the chaff kyft frsi tat? formal cir. jst* ra-ion of the bill. I An effqrt want ssade today to dispose j of the wood |??lp and print pap r scb dale. The retaAafory prcvlalon con : eeming ;?ilp wood was rewrite n and j N ts now believed that H w II be sat-j Ifctect r> -o American MM. Controversy Over Paper. The daty on print paper is still tn ; rontroTersv Uapoasckss cf th. brr>-; s-ry seb-dul- ax a considerable ad j raare la tbe cweaner tindss over tbei Ihnaioy rates hi '.a srnaprrt hoist - j las; rate? wer? great iy restored hv, tbe seaate. The enmpromise ?ropcaes i to r? tain he booae rat* on eelvedged bos. . nd half bose v>-i.d at 11 ar teas s? r drsea pairs Tbe b use prsv ' ?last? a \~* tv duty f" o? nU pr *oe?-n ;ar ?4-atast ?n ceaU la Use eatstln? law. . j Oa of-cat n?s valued up to Il ia per dosen pel re th.- new rate pronneed kt St eewta The- bona? rate was s% e.ata and tbe seaate and PiaeJew. ceats Oa ?-ockinr vaJue-d above fl So and net above $3. tbe usssyui mi%* rate at as redSa, wtatt* fJbe aasase rate arts It and CM at aw at rat* 7? orata. I ess ii PRESIDENT ASKED TO PROJECT MISSIONARIES Swiss League Wants to Forbid Trial of Or. Morrison and Rev. W. B. Sheppard. (My Associated Press) noSTOM, MASS.. July 1?.?An an pMtl tn President Taft In behalf of the l!ev, Dr. William Morrison anil thai llev. W. H. Sheppard. the American B?BStt narles In the Congo region. wIiom' trial for alleged-"oaliimluous de ii'ini istbm" of iffi.-ers of the Kusat I iRnpnu). ? rneninnrolal organisation operating near the mission station at I.ilebit Is to be held ut Leiipoldvllle. July 3<>. hss been prepared by the Swiss League for the defense of the Congo natives. The appeal characterizes the treat ment of the missionaries as ' persecn Hon" .cid urges that the I'nlted States having refused to recognise the oos sloa ot the Congo to llelgium. to for? bid l!el?i,im to subject American citi? zens to a trill "before judges who. in the . yes i I tilts United States paWa in competence since they are attach? ed to a state which no longer exists. Athletics to Play Hampton. The Newport News Athletics are scheduled tn play a postponed game with the Hampton team in Itumptoii this week. Haut/ will twirl for the Athletics "ILL ADVISED MOVE" judge (Mann So Characterizes Print-1 ing of Matione Utters. SOES AFTER TUCKER AGAIN Repeats Carge That Opponet Was Ap? plicant for Federal Jadgeship. and Demands That Papers be Produced ?Judge Jones' Record. HARRISONIU'RU, VA.. July 19.? In a speech here tonight Judge Mann attack.d Mr. Tucker, his opjionent in the race for the Iieniocratic n.unina t.on for governor, and ch urged him with tailing to vote in the local o;tion elections held in Ix'xington and Staun, ton seine years ago. Judge Munn said, in part: "111 Advised Move." "Amcng the Iii advised moves on the pari of the iMilItical advisers of my opponent has been the publication cf the widely heralded Mahone let? ters. I have given to the press a statement in reference to these let? ters In which I reviewed briefly the political history' of the pen. d in which those letters "were1 written, and show? ed, what no well informed men will attempt to deny, mat at that time General Mah< ne was a Democrat, aud so regarded by all men. I *Tid not follow Genera! Mahone into the Re? publican party, and never for one moment considered doing so; but on the . ontrary I always worked and voted with the white people of my c< utity When I was re-elected Coun? ty Judge of Nottcway In ,id*0. every negro and every Republican voted against me in the caucus, while every I<emocrat. Readjuster aud Funder. voted for me when the election csme up in the senate and house. I have had hundreds of letters since the Ma hone letters were published, and if I may judge from what my friends say. they have recoiled, as all attempts to deceive the iieople should recoil, upon the head. , f :h< who arc responsible for their publication. Those letters were intended deliberately to de; elve these of the younger generation who did not know Mabcne's career as a Hem. erat before be went over to the Republicans. la,' have you considered, my friends, why these letters were pub? lished at 'he particular time when they were given to the press? They were given cut for the punwee of diverting the piihtlc mind from evi dene* that had been produced show ins one of my opponent s more re? cent and most departures from the house ?f his fathers " Repeats Charge Against Tucker ' I stated in- e speech, delivered oa July ?h. that Mr Tucker had been in- application in the latter part of !>?l. during the eight years of ab? sence from the bowse of has father*, to a Repii blW-an President for a Fed- j ? 'al )ndf*>*h.p and f ur davs ixfer j the Mahone letter- were produced and | paraded ?der ?rare headline* hod i ?Ith r. aToat bt-i-t of trumpets. At gr?t i was st.sted that my rbarge mould be des:od 'hew h was given oat that I das anmultwa in ?>roo respects, then Mr Tacher gare o?t * statement admitting that the ?n pahaafM had been made. *ay'n? that It had not hewn made by htm nesaon ally, wet by "certain persons Hat i 1*. neither of ihewe several state-j asewts. nor in all of them combined I were ?'' the facts gtvew to the public I It ta edmlftel that mv charge ?? trwe.j east they seen* to tad some comfort b) I (Ooffaeed oa fharth Pngw.) THE WEATHER. Fair Tuesday and Wednes fl light to moderate north nds. PRICK TWO CKNT8 DEATH BRINGS RELIEF TO MRS. J. A. HAKES Last Surviving Member of Jeffersoa Davis' family Passes Away After Long illness. SON PERPETUATES 'THE UK Act of Legislature Makes Jefferson Hayes Davis Beer Surname of His Illustrious Qrandsire?Mrs. Hayse' Ashes Will be Brought to Richmond for Interment. (By Associated Press). COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO., July !!>.?After an Illness of six months, due to a complication ?>f diseases, Mis. Margaret llowell JetTerson Davis Hayes, known as the Daughter of the Oonfed racy, wife of J. Addison Hayes, i|?rv>i dent of tlu F.rsl Nutiotuil Mask of this city, died at her reH deuce. K3JI N' rili Castle avenue, at t> o'clock Sttuduv evening. j, Mrs. Hayes, the daughter of the President or the Confederacy, wus the last surviving member of the DavU famUy, an? *lui fifty-four years of age Twenty-four-years of her life had >oeea spout in this tiny. She leavea her bus band, two daughters and two sons? Mrs. Gerald it. Webb. wiSTe of one or the prunifnent pfrysickuu? of Colorado i?1H-iiigs. and Miss Lucy Hayes, Wil? liam ii iyen and Jefferson ltu>?*? Davis. The last, named rocvutly had his n:uue clitiuged by act of the Colorado legislature in order to porpetiHtti i the ttsanen of tho Davis family. A sister Ct Mrs. Hayes, Miss Wtnnie Davis, db-d years agi* in ."few Orleans, and Mtw. Hayes was vlecttd by the Con? federate organisations of tho South to sttceod her sister in tbo title of ' lhuighter of the Confederacy." ? The funeral of Mrs Jiayes will be held at th*. family home at 11 o'clock. Rev. Father Taft of St. Petcra Epls coiial church, and Rev. henry Rutgers, of Grace ?piscojial church, officiating. Following the service the aahea of the body, which waa cremated today at Riv.rotde cemetery, Denver, will he placid in Evergreen cemetery, Colora? do Springs, where the urn will remain until fall. Then the ashes will be taken to Richmond, Va., the fornsr home of Mrs. s; es. There Services will he held at St. ratal's church In whicb the funerala of ail mcmliera of the family of Jefferson Davis have bom held Next Saturday funeral services will be held in both Episcopal church in Cxlorado Springs. Typical Southern Woman, la the death of Mrs. Hayea the South bates her moat typscal living ex? ample of Southern bkod and breed? ing, and Colorado Spr.ngs certainly 1 .?es the most exemplary of b<r brH li<uit coterie of sorted and Philanthrop? ie leaders. Bred in the private schools ol the South, bum of the proudest and m :** aristocratic famifeea that I flourished under the- old re*r.rae. Mrs. j Hagea inherited all the el em on ra Of true reflnemesrt from her distinguished I father and In be.- .ducatton embodied ! all the eftr.bntes that tend to the highest degree of euitire and si dal preetige As a leader ta her social wewld she wast universally loved for tbe ?tu- attributes of character that came from the combination of a wjna pathetic heart and :u-.?ad culture Aa a leader In tbe chisneh, awe eoaa mandod tbe reapeot of ell by ber beaav tifui. osti ntamuun ass i Ik la the cans* cf rtansanUy. and her death will be sincerelv motirned by hundred* at needy people, who were Use ree -Aeota of her benotawtiua*. always in the most (juice manner p Tbe Last ilinaaa. Her illness covered, a petard of sev rttha. and oner of Use aoU<* a la ta# death, darin? whir* she made a Hebt wttb death W.rh ber wheat end rame were h?r fcn*>snd and cVdldre*. and Dr. Weab, b?r son to law. sad aatesv?ag nr, k nh at i t: fa'bsr wwa'inosnsUag ta ?he h Haasts and the Cwafwdtratj life, the early yowth of Mew. teisawd wttb the arsaoaajbara I ta ?b? stimrng errata of the Orfi war RJettaswsfl aa referred ;n har habet'? r. aa-the vavytng tld* af ?ar was favorsNc cr adverse to the nassa? Pa