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only newspaper published I Newport News th.it receive th full news service of the Ass< dated Press. VOL. XIV. NO. It?7. TRANSFER TARIFF BILL BODILY TO WHITE EOUSE Conferees Abandon Afternoon Ses? sion and Aldricfi and Cannon Go to See President. WHAT HAPPENED A SEALEO BOOK "Bosses" Minimize Bitter Differences, But There Has Been Trouble Be? hind Closed and Guarded Doors? Payne Stalks Angrily Out of Confer? ence Room, With Coat Tails Furled. (Ily Associated l?ress.) WASHINGTON-, D. C, July -''> ? The tariff l.ill was hoisted aliove the bick? ering of congt s-sional conferees to? day and translerred bodily trout the OSBitol t0 the Wluto House. Ik'ad loefeed iM-i-aiise of the attitude ot R p. resentativ. Payne, who apimrently has beeojM obsessed with the srowing conviction that he Iis in the inim rity, the < stores* abandoned the usual as? tern on p ssion. 4 I Senator Aldrich and Speaker Can? non n laired So the White House |*)st haste to consult with President Talt, literally taking tho tariff bill with them. What happemtl at the While H use SCtWOSS] the President and senate and house leaders is a sealed Ixxik. When Mosmts. Aldrich and Cantuin returned to the capitol th. y minimized the dir fi retires that had aroused bitterness in the conference rcom and insiHtod that nothing iinusnal had SOtSBTttsd Trouble Behind Doors. Nor? rtheless there has been trouble behind than* closed and ggtarded doors that shut the f.ublic from the room where the ri-ol tariff bill is being crn mroctod. Somesayth.it the differences between Senator Aldrich and Repre ? ntative Payne have taken such form that progress is impossible unless the President has the influence to compel action. Prom a creditible source it was learned that a crisis was reached when an effort was made late yest< r day to vote on lumber. Mr. Payne protested and argued that such a move would he unfair to the President, as this was- on - of the subjects practical? ly submitted. to him for adjustment, providing he cou.d get votes enough in the two bouses to adopt compro? mise rates. Mr. Payne Stalks Agrily Out. Mr. Payne is rei;.orted to have said that he would not sign a conference re|?ort merely Itecausc a majority ?t the I), use Ri-publican conferees bad agreed to it. With his coat ta-ls farl ed about him Mr. I?ayn<- stalk'd asrily fri-m the room. When asked why an early adjourn? ment ?as taken today, Mr. Aldricn and < ther conferees said it was to give all of them an opportunity to conf? r with colleagues and consti? tuents alout prv|iosals fr-r the set!le? im nt of nit oh ?oiis amendments. The twenty-three Republicans ot the house who calle.; upon Pr atdent Talt recently to plead with him to re? cede from bks position -n favor of free raw materials wrne coni-cderably alarmed t> day whin they learned of Chairman Payne's action. It was stated that the number was increased thrvogh the support of Rep sensative HiikIics. of W.-st Virginia, who was not in the party that VfJaV ed the Whit< lbmse. The possible at tJtude of the house lvroorrats was one in which they tcok gnat interest. It was said that in the ewent tha President Taft and R< pr?-s? ntative Payne BBgsj successful in ottainwg a s-i.inference r?7>ort carry insj oitl 'he fro- raw mal? rial program, a large Tiumlier or the minority would h? sup In r?ag the 21 Repobliewns if they de? cided to vote against the minority re port. Pleased, Says DoHteer. A coaference of the R< pufl-can sen ?lore was held. After the conference Senator I>.|llver said: rhe Rex-nhii cans who w-ee nnabb to vote for tne e nding tariff bill when It passed th" senate have been greatly please* and encouraged by ibe efforts of the Pres ? to change the character of the by the cscrtSoa of his In It m oar earnest hope that be will he wceeafnl In secttr.ng rest rbvsrm. It is rvld' at frosn what he haa said through tbe*.prewB that the Presldenl see** net oaly to rednce the dwt'.s the present rate* article*." ssiaor ty Against Re**rt, ivawwwatlc se-mtors said tkat V r McaV-ry will be the o*iy tne of Use meant* sMurffjr ?ho *** for tip adoption of the conference r''' port. j The house rat?- of four cull a i*MgB(| on moiiazit?' sand used in making (M SJgfBtM wa-s ado|?!.d t,y the KWllNN tOdMj in prefcrmcv to tlo senate rate of mix cents a imiihI. I Oaa mantles scrap, which tin- ins* ate had pjcv.ded with a materially lows-r duty than < n gas mantles, tat placid ha the saiuo paragraph ?rl th. same rate of dut>. In was <?un? it ended that motiazite sand is eeadfOtt led l>y a moic . oly on the luonazltc de posits in tl'is country. STRIKEBREAKERS AND SPECIAL OFFICERS !AILED New Employes cf New Castle Tin M>lis Jeer at Strikers and Trou? ble Follows. (l?y Assoc.ated Press). NEW CASTLE. PA.. July 20?An j attempt to conduct 125 alleged strik breakeis through the city on their I way to the tin mills caused a rtot late ! this afternoon, during which one man was seriously injured and scores of others beaten and bruised. ' Hatty Hitiger ami James Warren are in jail charged with attempting I to incite riot, i he men, both of whom ate said to live in Cleveland, were ' k aders among the new employees. Tlie> arrived in New Castle this af t< tin :>n and marched down the street shouting defiance at the strikers. The entire party, act onipanied. by seven spiM-iai policemen, were attacked by , che wast on the sidewalks. i Kight of the alleged strikebreakers ' and n'l *f the policemen were arrest? ed by city policemen No strikers , were arrested. The M arrested were ? said to be armed with knives and re i volvers. Latham Will Try Again. (By Associated Press.) PAltiS, July 20.? Hubert Latham, who yest< rday made an att< nipt to fly across the English channel w.tn bis monoplane, but f. II into the wa:<-r :announced today that he expects to' make another attempt on Friday. M. I-atham Is in Paris as tl* guest of tne 1 p3?Jianientary nvtaUon committee. I IN SECRET CONFERENCE liquor Dealers and Democratic Lead-; ers-Said to Have Met. FURTHER ASSURANCES GIVEN Fear That They Have "Tied on to a Dead One." Said to Have Sent Wh s key Men to Washington to Find Out Something. <S;>erial to They Dailv Press) RICH.MONI . VA.. July 20 ? From a x urce that i? tii.di* aled and streng ly inclined to the candidacy of Harry SL Ge? rge Tucker, the following U le jgram was received from Washington jthis morning, and later given out to. nii'tiibi'r? of ihe press: "A conference betw en repr?"seota- j jtivea of the State IJquor Dealers' As . sociati n of Virsinla and aeversi pow-' jerftil I>nrrcratic leaders was held ? | I Washington last ?v k. The utmost ^rr^-ry surrounded the conference. I "It is beamed from a source which Vi usually well-informed and most ac U->ate that the obj?>ct of the conf. r lence was to g.ve to the liquor pecple jStill more emphatic assurance tnat ;should Judge Mann be nominated and eb cted to the gr^ernorshrp there : should be n.- further legUlatton at-! ; tempted regulating or pmnib'Tlnjr me j 'sale of liffuor And It is farther stated j j that rtK h ss?suranc?-s were renew* it , with all prop r earnestness and sol? emn ty. Leaner and Lawless There, j 'The conference is understood to I have been held last Thursday. John j jA. Ixwner. s'st senator fmm Nortoin jccsmty snd pn-sident of tke Stste Li- I qwr l?ealer?' Assort!'Ion and J eep*i ' ,T Lawless, of Norfolk, ware In Hash- ' Ingtoei. and several of the Virginia I meenre rw. theneh th r did not can on ' Representative Mavrard. of the Nor fc?k district, who is for Mr Turner in the enb? material contest j "It la believed that maw < f the J^- ' <j--nr d-al-rs have leeowir sJarmed a; the tarn the caas,-algn *s? taken ' through the poMlcstion of the Msnn.1 Mab one letters which are bettered to: assha Mr. Tacker's eomtwatk n welt- j irgh certain ? Tiea en to s Dead Owe " ?The- feel th-it 'hey kavee fled on t-j. ? dead ana?.' m the laassistr of tan la the street Alan thwy have *?-1 atertacd lest the exigencies e' mat indwew JnJge Mana to , ?c< nd t me the -??..tK.t, >?' NEWPORT NEWS GLARING DIFFERENCE IN OFFICERS' STORIES Lieutenant Bevan Gives New Version ol Tragic Death of Young Sutlon SAYS IT WAS SUICIDE, HOWEVER Witness Swears That He and Two Others Were on Top of Sutton and Struggling With Him When Lat? ter Got Arm Free and Fired Bul? let Into His Own Brain. (By AssoriaNd Tress). ANNAPOLIS, MI? . July M - The proceedings at today's session of the court et inquiry which is investigating the death of lieutenant .1 a iin-s N. Sut? ton, V. S. M. <" . of Portland, Ore., tock a sensations.] turn when First Lieutenant Wiliain F. Bevan, of the I'nited States Marine Corps, now at? tached to the battleship New Jersey, took the witness stand near the ad? journment 01 cruri and relate 1 his part In the tragedy in the early morn? ing of OcU ber 1:;. 1907, when young Sutton me?^ his ibeith. Lieutenant Bevan was officer of the guard in the marine ramp on that night and one of the first men to reach (the scene of Sulton's death. I.ike -Lieutenant Adams, he testified that Sutton deliberately shot himself, but beyond that cardinal fact, bis desi t ipt ion < f Sutton's alleged suicide varies in iin|>ortnnt details from the story tt Id by Adams, the man who said he had participated in a life and death struggle with the voting Oregon lieutenant just prior bo his act of self destruetk n. ; , Glaring Disagreement. Th'e most glaring disagreement with I Adam's story came when Bevan swore ! that he and two other officers were rn top of Sutton trying to hi id him down to prevent him from using bis revolver when Sutton freed an arm from under him anil fired a bullet in? to bis own brain, after some rue re? marked that he (Balk in) had killed Lieutenant itoelker. Adams testified that he had risen from Lieutenant Sutton's body and that Sutton lay ex? hausted and alone on the ground when he saw him raise his right hand and , fire the shot that ended his life. Bevan's testimony also revealed that a situatun bordering on a wild west rampage had existed in the marine camp just prior to the shot.ting, when Sutton had been trying to make ?Lieutenant Roelker dance by level? ing two revolvers at his feet and af? terwards rushed out o' the camp, dis? regarding nis arrest by the officers of the guard and shouting that he wculd quit the marines for good and all. Bevan Makes Good Impreksion. The fact that Lieutenant Bevan! was on duty and had not been af? forded an oppcrtnuity to join in the j "larks'" of his brother officer, is bound jto attach weight to his version of the affairs. He made a good impression en the witness stand and gave his testimony without the least compunction or ner v I usneKS. Major l.eonard. the judge advorate. bad not finished h.s direct examins t:< n of Bevan when couit adjourned for the ds.y. The trio of young officers. Adams. Csterm.m and Bevan who were ail ?n at the death, so to speak, occupied the time mt the court todsy. lj?wyer Itavid. Mrs Sutton * < < tinsel, completed his cross-examination of Adams in quirk order after court i pened. Osterman. as a member of Sutti n s automobile party on the night of October 13. corroborate Adam*' story except to add that he believ? ed Sntton was badly intoxicated 'hat nicht. Wont Finish This Week. Map-r l^eenard at the adjourn amen f cf court said thst h?- did net expect the iaociry lo b* complete! tili?, week Major !>ernard brought ont for the firrt time today evidence in regard to the space of time between the fir? ing of five shots Lieutenant Osterman testified that the first three shots were fired ?n rapid ?occesston. wib a perceptible In? terval between the 1< urth and fifth 'tu ts The witners said he cr nld act say a hat Suttoa's physical condi? tion wss after the fight with bisa. Lawyer Darts referred to Miss Stew art, of Pitrsbnrg. the rowng woman * itb wVm Sutton is supposed to have ,pent the evenlne; prior to the shot is a cVh.n v< went to Tarre! Hail did y. ii see lieutenant Sntt? n and a y< ting lady f asked Mr Davis tars Sutton stated Trwwble. I did." sn*wer*d O-terman Os t*rmaa in?i?ted that no argument took Pr-.^e in the aotosaobil* on the way rstsip until I ientrinnf I ftler sne tnr wl to A4 ii n Ion? n Btton was *, VA., WEDNESDAY going to tip any beating bs better d<> it right now," said the witness. | (htormun said he kti.?<?,.<-,| Suttnn I di.wtt at least title. times m (lie list j light they had M the ?n tu the < :nii|>.: and the laut time Sutten got up he -Mite,I up thi* i<ad ami disappeared j in the darkness. Osteriu.iu, Adams I and i'ttetlay remained here for aj j few minutes. discussing; I lie possibility 1 of Stitti.n carrying out his threat to blniot them all. and then ?real to the I guard house to get some guns. I Booa after Adams sinned down the i< ni <>>terinau and rtt< rly heard Um j shi ts and ran to the so, ne of the ?h< oting. PREPARING FOR LAST RITES \ OF RESPECT TO MRS. HAYES Services Will he Private on Account cf Lack o' Accommodations for Crowd That Would Attend. (By Associated Press ) COLORADO SPKlNos. com.. Jalyj 20.? Preparations far pn>ing the list' rites of reap, et to Mrs. .Margaret' Howell Jefferson Davis H:i>.h, the' "Daughter of the Confederacy whos" funeral will be held tonsoiiow tuorn ingaill o'clock is the ghsoihiiieinidr in ihe l*ik.'s Piak n-g on today, j Mrs. Hayes had a warm place in the hearts of the residents of the fa* gjiu and Its visitors. Hat spacious' home was famous for its hosp.taltfy both for town Llk and those coio.n.r; here and her quiet char.ty mad net beloved by the poor. | Most of the-usual social festivities ut Itraadmcor Casino were onitire last lUgli:, there being a or tii;?arativ. If small numb r of persons in at ten i ance. Detin.te details ,in regard to the funeral arrangements hare Bat I eon mad* exec, t mat the servlcill will be held at the residence, tomorrow at ll a. in., and will ha i>rtv.it?- on' account of the lack of am'ismiiuinltona Ironi the crowds thai otii rwise woitiu attend. I The pallbearers have been ndtmetl t fium among the most intimate frleads jof the Hayes umcly here, tlie tuiier.il .tomorrow being of pureiy local char, arter. The "bearers Include a number of fr.i nds seh-cted fn>m among taw younger set to which the Hayes chil? dren Im long. I Rev. Arthur X. Taft, rector of St. Stephen's Episcopal church, and RS?, Rutgers Hemsen, reel, r of Uracc Mats ?<op.il church, wtll officiate. Th- ser? vices will be simple and it is prcbi ble- ?jere wfll be no music except a song by Mrs. John S|ieed Tucker, a i friend cf the family. Following the service the ashes, : which have been placed In a casket of unusual size will be taken to Ever? green cemetery here, where thev will remain in the public " ceivtng vault until fall. Then they wilt I be taken to R chmond, Va., for burial. I The casket is or simple design. 'covered with the usual black bioao clcth and bears tbs inscription; Mar 'gartt Howell Jefferson Davis Hayes. I Died July 18. ttH " STANDARD STEEL CAR COMPANY STRIKE OVER i _ Efforts of Catholic Priest Bring Of? ficials and Employes Together, and Concessions Are Made. iRy Associated Press.) RCTLER. PA.. July 20? The strike which for five days has tied up the , Standard Steel Car Company's works i was settled late today, and the Mad ' employees of the plant will return to i wc rk tomorrow morning. The ?et j tement is a partial victory for both sides, each yielding points in an ef- ( , fort to reach an understanding. I The strike w.o.- brought to an end ? through the effor's of Rev. Father F. i Pezeswki. of the Polish Cs'bollc ''hi.rch here. Following the presents- j ? tlon of an ultimatum by the men to i day. Attorney l.evy \| Wise snd Fsth ' er Bexcsek; ?? n- ? i >ed Into consul-, 'a'ion --Ith company officials who agreed !o take has k al! of the work- I men and consented to a reduction of per rcn: ? f *V deinquent rents taken from pav envelopes. The strik? ers agreed to shand' n the demand for an in<'esse t ?;?;:??-. consenting to the compsnv s statement that It will fellow its ususl custom in fuch mat? ters. I Aa agreement was drawn up. which was ratified hv the strikers at a mass meeting held on the iOSSni hi ? this leased rn s m-mir. i' bsl! ROOSEVELT WRITING A BOOK. Btree.wnu? Munter hs* Completed His Collection and Taken to Pen. IRy Asroeiated Prsss ) NAIVASHA. HRfTISH BAST \PR1 CA. Monday. JmIv 19 -Coles fl Roowe : salt, whose partv Is hunting on tbe sc nth shore of |j?kc Nalvsshs from 1 the raneh of Ca; tain Richard At fenhorretab bar done bo shsKttJang share IBM Thnrsdsv but lastend has remained se-the cstnp writing s book The members of the Roosevelt party sre now only ?bor 'iag , JULY 21. 1900. GLEMENGEHU CABINET GETS CONGE SUDDENLY In Heal of Debate Premier Makes Fatal Error ol Raising Spectre WILDEST EXCITERRENT PREVAILS Following Uproar of Distent When M. Delacastee is Taunted With Re? sponsibility For National Humilia? tion, French Deputies Vote Down Government's Naval Plans. (Hy Associated Press.) PAHIS. July L'n The (*Joinen.i>au cabinet fell suddeny loniKlit under iiramntic circumstances at the con i Iusioii i f :< vb lent b-b-iie over the naval sdhndal;- extending over sev iial ?ls?s. M I "ell?!!?;:...se. . hatrtnun ? ? the investigation eoiutnissi.in. let! the attack upon the naval admlnls tiatioii, neptirlsllj furtng the Ini um beney i ; M I'e'll 'tan. and M. Thomson, former miuisteis if marine. Rut. M. I n .ii I. w ne raccasdsf M. Tin inson. had ptOHIUSsd ta the name of gov emment t<> complete it series of re? forms and the chamber was ready to vote confidence in the government when an incident occurred which, i baile d a majority into minority Premier Clemenccau. always an ad? versary of M. Itelacassee, smart Ihr un? der the crltlcsms and doubtless i *r Cl nlidenee of a mujoritv, taunted the throws overboard by fjj? Kouveier ? x-iiiinlster of foreign affairs, w ho w as ministry at the dictation of Germany during Ihe crisis of !:???",, with having led France to Humiliation at Algeclris. A Fatal Error. The raising of sp.-i tre of tent chap? ter <f France's foreign hist .try in which M. la lacassee was sacrificed, was a fital error, instantly there was an uproar of dissent ftom both sides of the chamber. Delacassee flung buck the taunt in Clemenceau's face with bitter words, declaring amid cheers, that France had gone to Al geciris in the interest 01 peace. After the wildest ex< itement and the taking of a vote on the question of reorganizing the naval department, it was announced that the government bad been beaten 212 to 176. Ministers Stalk Out. Clemenceau clapped his hat on his head, pulling it far down over his eyes and stalked out of the chamber, followed by the other ministers in token that he intended to resign. President Fallleres accepted the re? signations. There is but one opinion in Paris tonight?astonishment that an old parliamentary warhorse like Clemenceau could have committed political suicide by his awkwardness in recalling the Algeciris spectre upon the eve of adjournment, when the government apparently was assured of a majority cn the navai question. Mr re than sixty members of the majiwity enough to have saved the day, were absent. Political Worid at Sea. The fall of the cabinet was so un exife'ted that the political world is at se? M to who is to be < lemenceaus successor. The socialists naturally are over? joyed at clemenceau's downfall. M. Joures, the socialist 1 eider in the chamber, raid: "With Cietncneeau disappears the mostn dangerous man in the republic." SAYS LEAGUE WILL tAvE "LEMON TO SQUtEZE" Tucker Severely Arraigns Mann in Speech Delivered at Danville? Attacks His Record. i.-=:?cial to The Ihwly Press). RICH MONI . VA, July 2d.?Speak? ing at Itanvill,. tonight Hon Harry St ? rge Tocker ? verHy arra-gned n s opponent la tb?- gu;*rnat< rial race, Jndse Mann, attacking bis record and his rsmpatgn methods Mr. Tucker declared that If Judge Mann Is ??! tted the temperaM e p?o |4e wtll have been banded a ? M?b Lynches Nearc. ffty Associated Prweal. PADTCH. KT- Arty Jo ?Wit horn ffrtttg a shot a mob took Albert l.aw HSk the negro who shot Sheriff B, M. Cosaptt a. at Paris. Testa, Sunday from the Pari- paff Knight and hana ed h-m ?? a mulberry tree a few yards from tb prison Five MHes of Waterway. (Ity Associated Press i RSTUH F>>RT \ <?. jn!y tn ? ISear ly five mile* of the in'and wsierway fmm ikvanfi rt to the N'en** river?de signed to avoid the dangers of aasl galioa off Cap* Hstleras. have jasf been or snseeteeV The dredging boat Is ar w located la a < reek, where much disunity Is bHnj encountered. WON'T SUBMIT AMENDMENT TO STATES AT THIF TIME Senator Brown's Resolution Ruled Out on Point of Order?Brief Session. (Hy Associated Press). WASHINGTON 1? (', July fa.. When ihe Senate tint today Senmor llrowu. mi Nebraska, sought <o have [adopted the joint r< xolutL.ii Utr<*<'tiiik ith.' secretary cf ?t?te to trunsm.i to Jthe governors of the various states j<o|>lcH <f the reso.utlon providing lor (institutional aini'tidment autborlxluj [the levying of an Income tax, Itut under dijcctiou front Senator Kenn consul ? aal ion hj |xji.tiHiu?<d. I Mr. Kenn made the |r>int if ord< ~ that nmlor the agreement to transact no business while the tariff hill is m <?OIlt? l' IIC? . the resolution culd no ptxajjejtft] reocCfS attention. During the discussion Mr. Ilacon <te clared that If the agn-ein. iit waa fo be so strictly inl> rpieied it would bo M| of order for the chair ?<> lay any ordinary <. mmiinicatlcii before the scout. Mr. Kcan catried his i?o.nt. Little business u* nnitueiit * a.-turn* iuctde anil the Senate adjourned after ;."> minute session. AUTOS AND BLOODHOUNDS. Georgians Will Lynch Negro if Thry Catch Him. (Ry Associated Press.1 VININGS STATION. OA. July Lit.? ' Automobiles and bloodhouoda started ]t<day in 'pursuit of a negro who crim? inally assaulted Miss Kx> Humphreys, 'near here Ibis mornUig. The <iut< mo? bil?? were tilled w.tb a BeBBl of ox-1 , Cited and heavily anned men, determ ilned to lynch the negro If tb?-y catch lam. $35,000 Missing. ANDKitsoN. S C. July 2"?It was Plotted today th.;t Cashh-r J. 1' ' Hokmnn. ?f the Itank of Anderjur.,1 who recently left for parts unknown. had rsaa<eesled approximately |S*JMW, of th. funds of the bunk. A letter lett by Holeinan addressed U> the presi- , j dent of the hank stateB that he b.st. the money In e;*ciilatirrg in cotton tu-, lures. LANDS ON TUCKER AGAIN Judge Mann Says Mahone Leiters Will be Boomerang. COMPULSORY EDUCATION RECORD; Nottoway Candidate Says His Op-1 ponent Has Changed Front Since j He Was Speaking For the Ogden Movement. RICHMOND. VA.. July 20?In ?aaajnt delivered at Timberville. in Hockingham county, todsy)1 Judge Mann again ?expressed his sincere re? gret that personalities had i-ome into the campaign, saying that be was a candidate ui?on his own merits and not because ? f anv demerits his opponent might possess. He said that for the first two months cf the canvass, he had not i mentioned his opponent's name, and that he would never have discussed Mr. Tucker or his record, had not the latter inaugurated and persisted in a ? imp.' f of mud slinging such as has never l(ef<*r>- been engaged in in Vir? ginia "In no speech of Mr. Tucker's, that I have seen retorted." he said, has he attempt! d to give any rea? son why he should be elected tlcver nor. but he has spent Ms ?hole ttmej abusing and ?lanoerins me fcr no otb-t er reason than because I am standing! between him and the Governorship.' I Judge Mann referred to the Mahone I btters. and said that hi - friends la I every section of the State said that ! thev bad proved * boomerang He said they mere published with a Tksw to deceiving ihe rranger generation I ?h<? did not know that Ml at the time s :>etnocrsrt Mr Tnofcersl charge, he declared, tbst he had been j re elected Judge by the Read jit? ter* and negroes' was Lomeattetj fated r.v the fad that everv Repnhlt I sn snd every negro ia the caccas | had voted again* him. while IVnirura:. whether Rewdjufters Hands I. had voted for him He de clared furher. that the chsrge that he hvd voted the Rettdjuster ticket or had made any pledge in order to secure re election was showa to he untrue hy his letter cf January 2?Mh. ISAO, to General Mahone. Mr. Teck er an CSucat or. Jodge Msm. bad lb* f allowing to ?sy shoot Mr Tueher's wfuratkm rei-ord 'Mr. Tnck?r had very rarrfally re gottea wp br Vorthem p*n sntbropKt. f.,r the edocat.oa of both | (Continaed on Third PamaJj THE WEATHER. Fair Wednesday and Thurs ay, mild temperature; light to loderate variable winds. PRICE TWO CENTS MAKES NEW RECORD FOR T Orville Wright Thrills Spectators With Spectacular Seventy Mile Flight UP NEARLY THREE HUNDRED FEET Speeding Through the Air the Aviator Describes Figure Eights and Oblong Circles?Could Have Crossed Eng? lish Channel?Ali Requirements Ex? cept Two Met. (fly Associated Press.) WASHINGTON-, I?. C July 20?Ks litbli dung a new record for aviation In America, Orville Wright. In the Wright aen plane late today at Fort Myers made a spectacular flight or one hour and twenty niiuuten and for t> Bve seeeads. His longest previous Might w;o= ,.f 7t min.lies, made by Mr. Wright at Port Myer last fall. HuriiiK the entire night the machine was und?! perfecl cnntn 1. but several times appearing to the spectators to be i ii the |Hjint of diving forward. The machine travelled a distance of about ?n miles. It was estimated by Wilbur Wright, and at one time during the lligbl the height attained, bei weep. L'liO and L'Sii feet, exceeded the highest l>oint -ver attained by a heavier than air machine i n this continent. The most wonderful part of the flight was the execution of three com? plete figure eights, which required careful maiiocuvering in directing the machine. f Thriliing Spectators. A thrill pasted through the specta? tors at< the white flyer, apparently tieginnlng to tttva to the earth, would ii gain its equilibrium and speed on? ward around the oval above the pa? nicle grounds. After rounding the course half a hundred times, the avia? tor directed the machine around the ?.curse iu double circles of a figure eight. It was the- first time this sea? son and the second time during bis career.he has executed this maneou ver. To the amazement of the crowd the machine described a second eight and then a third one. after which it was guided back to its former course of large ovals. * With the determination i f making a longer flight than hereto? fore attemped, the "Wrights ordered ? he aeroplane taken from its shed to the starting apparatus shortly after five o'clock. Three members of President Taft's cabinet. Secretary Meyer, Attorney General Wickersham and Postmaster Hitchcock were on hand early to wit? ness the expected flight. Two Requirements to Meet, in today's flight Mr. Wright met every requirement of the government j except the carrying of one passenger and the Ore miles straight sway run. j Wilbur Wright, replying to a com [ ment that the flight today would bare ? ; revered the width of the English ehan rel which Herbert Latham tried un I suoocssftiily yesterday, said it would j have been possible for his brother to have crossed from Prance to England and to have returned to Prance again I without landing. He also remarked i that It would hare been easy to have <' ntlnued t< day's flight as far as Hal i timo re. FIRE SWEEPS BUSINESS DISTRICT OF ORANGE Entire Block Destroyed, Entitl? ing Loa? of $75.000. Only Partial? ly Covered by insurance. IB- Associated Preaa.1 ORANGK, VA, Jnly 20?Fire that swept the tes.nea* dlstriet -here fcodas/ raaaed ?75,000 tsnaas, I. only part tally coveted by insurance The con Asa. attorn the second des? tructive esse s?sse last Nor ember, when two blocks ssere rearer*d WJ ashes, broke ana early today la CoosT* Macksmitb shop, swept along. Rai iron* and was hastily ssabdssed after Hotel. Ita printing nsachlnery; eery, the J. J. In?, the A. T. OrsssTj psay's pleat, the .? atbera railways, sad Cook's ay" COLI MTMsB. OA. Jsff Ml his horse dashed assder a set -fter u*aT Darts' head was "Strack by a e^ritsgis* rafter asst ha waa srrersty lahnres*. A ?ist er who ?Itasaaed fJJs? asnsMhawt dr?nr-d dead an a rssrdf of tsse avotat.