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Fair tn4 and Tuesday TuesdayNUMBER wtim today todaytn4 aIfie iiSfifcSfii a fiin tort aIime LAST EDITION EDITIONWASHINGTON EDITIONtUMBER
Opportunities OpportunitiesFORTIIE for Dealers Dealersin D e eto alert
in to Dry Goods Boots BootsShoes BootsShoes BootsHits
Shoes 1 and Hats HatsSECRETARY HntsSECRETARY
Sends Out Circulars Point Pointing Pointing Pointing ¬
ing 4 Advan Advantages es Wash Washington WaSt1ington ¬ =
ington Offers OffersWhat OffersYhat OffersWhat
What will the t WaaWmrt w WaaM oe relishdealers relish rsiaildealers rettldealeu
dealers in dry foods boots boo booE a ant antshoes d dshoes
E shoes > and hats and caps 0It do lor lorWashington 101Vah1ngio iolWashington
Washington Vah1ngio jobbing house OUM In than thiMlines iIwelints thanlines
lines in the event of their eab eablishmentt etllteab etllteabIisltment b blisllment
lishmentt lishmenttTo lisllment lisllmentTo IisltmentE
To E u gain an answer wer to this 1Jdat ques question gMestion ¬
t tion ion as well as it can be ansrw Mwsre Mwsrein ertd ertdin r d din
in advance adnmeeSeCfttary Secretary Monroe M nroe Lanes Luohsit L Ld Lanesf
it f the Jobbers and Shippers Asso daaoeibstiui Assoriation A Adation
riation will in a few days day sendnut sencriut send aettdput
nut a circular letter addressed a drM8ed to tothe wthe t tthe <
the retail dealers d alen of Washington If Ifthe Itthe Ii Iithe
the answers received are favorable favorableand favorableII favorableturd
and II nd encouraging they t ey will go fattoward lax laxtoward tartoward
toward the enlistment of local eajrt eajrttul eapltal r rtal
tal in these enterprises or tb the thetstment in inestment 1 1rstment
estment by jobbers in other des dtieof et etIf deso
of o If f the money needed t to tolran estb eetabBsfe eetabBsfebnauh Mll Mllbranch
branch lran h houses here hereOtt hereOtte
0 Otte Ott at FlteM Pill Objects ObjectsTo
To T Ti Jobs secure the tit establishment of 0 Joe Joeni
> > ni l houses huu ea in the three th line 11 nwn nwni tssseatmd
T tmd I1d < i was wa one of the primary objects objectsf I
d < f 111 < hc c Jobbers and Shipper Associa AssociaIn AuOciaT
T 011 nt la the rush of other business businesal businesald busmesid
d 1 the t hi effort to secure uf urgently gently need needr n d dI
< I r < forma rJlall this tb object has been held heldi heWh
h 1 i > hevance It was not forgotten or orv 01I oeIoked
I > v < looked but It was felt that It could couldu couhIIUt
IUt u t a more favorable opportunity opportunityinn opportunJtd
d inn lid a more auspktous au lou time timeThe timeThf timeThe
The time it is thought has now r ri rL
i L ej d The return of business bua1Qe bua1QeC men sad sndMiitalisis sadistaldts
Miitalisis C iJ tlil lnto to the city 4ltybaa 4ltybaaL lty has hasnitw beaJ1a beaJ1aI
I I sre il ems to Ilttae IbtIi t toiA t tr i iit1l1 stgpe stgpeii
nitw it1l1 ii na and 41 to consider e the Investment IftvNtaMfttr Investmenttheir
a r their money for the next > > eXt year The TheJihrxrs TheJhhr8 TheJ
Jihrxrs J htw rs and Shippers nippers Association Auodadonwants Associationwants Associationxvants
wants to be hi a position to lay laylite a da darule dsAlase >
rule proposition before them themMr themXr themldr
Mr Lucks Optimistic OptimisticMr
Mr Ir Luchs believes the answers anaw to tohs tcha
hs 111 letters lttN will supply au the material t riat for forthis fOltl1l to tothti
this tl1l proposition He doe does not amid amidIatP luiticijatA I Irltp
jatA any difficulty in securing pro proif promise promJaeef
if f support BupportI
I have already talked talkfldto to many re ret ret ret
t Hers II Ns personally to said the secretary secretarythis aeeretarythis ecretar ecretarthis
this morning They have expressed expressedmnfidrn6 e et expreMedsonfldnte
t mnfidrn6 on tldfn 6 which I share that Jobbing Jobbinghouses Jobblnchrusfli Jobbinghcusea
houses in dry good boots boot and shoesKnd shoes shoesand boa boaft
and ft nd hats 1 ta and caps e could and would woulddo wouldd1
do < 10 a large lal and profitable business In InWashington inWashington Inu
Washington u hlnctoft They have declared more moreover morelr moreer ¬
over lr their willingness to give the local JoealtJ localh
h 3 tars tJ > fI their support other things belrg be beIrg bek
Irg k equal equalThat equalThat equalThat
That of course eour is a all n that a could sld be beaskrd beasked
asked 8 kfd or expected It Is not reasonable reasonablet
t to < i > ark a retailer tal1er to buy goods o a from troJnal a aral al
l ral al Jobber when he can buy the same samepoods am amJood samegods
gods Jood from a Jobber In another city cityfit clt7t cityet
fit t a smaller price or upon more favor favorh1e lavorhIp favorshle
shle hIp terms term Washington Jobbers in the theIHW thel1fW thenw
IHW lines Just jU8 as has been n the thew ase asewith asewith
w with t h the Jobbers already established establishedwill establishedwill
will 111 have to compete for their own pea peeF1s peorlfs pea11f
rlfs 11f trade But the history of other otherJobbing otberjIJhhing otherjhhina
Jobbing houses hou has established the fact factthat taetthat factthat
that such uh competition Is possible and andits andits andts
its ts results profitable profitableFavon profttableFavon prodtsbleFavors
Favon General Chts Cht Ream ReamMr R RMr RIlr
Mr Lich a Is in favor of the estab establishment etablhmfnt estab1i ¬
1i lishment htm nt In Washington Wln on of a eommer commneri
i 1 11 rinb t b fostered by the Board of ofTnle ofr1l ofTide
Tide r1l the Business Bu Mens Association Associations A eoelaUoa eoelaUoat
a s t id the Jobbers and d Shippers Asaocta AsaoctaT
T Tl MI n It would be bebla his plan to secure an anIN antlre ane
e IN tire t l re floor of some large and band Tiandfmrf bandf handns
fmrf f nb office building hulldID fit up attractive attractivetuh attractiveIh
tuh Ih h rooms r om and offer el opportunities to tothe tot
the 11 t members to entertain fJIIt rtain visiting mer merlianta mertants merlutnts
lianta and prospective Investors Investorst
It t preras FNm to me this would be an ex exc exll exr1
r1 c Kent ll nt and profitable Investment said saidMr midMr d dII
Mr II Luchs It would give iii us u a place pIaeemeet placet
1 meet our customers and business bustne ae aei eoql1lnt sa satt
ql1lnt tt i iHtntanees neea socially and talk over mat matcommon matt matrs
t rs of our common advantage advnt It ItviiM ItV
viiM V 11111 do as aamuch much as anything I cantaink can canthink
think 11 ink of to add to the pleasure of m mi mer merl mertnts
i unnts tnts visiting vtatttn the city and make th thto them theml
l a I to come again againHeadquarters agalnHea4quarte againHeadquarters
Headquarters in Xunaty titasy Iuildla IuildlaTh BsiMiaf BsiMiafThe
Th The headquarters of the Jobbers and andFilppers andF andt
Filppers F t dprfrs Association on the third floor floorof ftoorf floorof
of f the Munsey uny Building are re now being beingfutfi belqfiith belagf
futfi f + ted up up for occupancy It Is hoped to tolave to1ave tolave
lave them In shape during durtn the day and andAssistant andAslstant endt
Assistant t sstant Secretary 8eeretal Woodworth Clum Clumwill Clumw Clumwill
w will 111 then t hen be In charge The be corres corresjiondence correaoodpnte correspondence
jiondence oodpnte of the association has been beenhampered beenr
r hampered 11 a m Pfred in the past by the lack of ofvultable otllItabl ofultable
vultable llItabl quarters and Mr fro Clum will willre willtrfathf willreithe
> trfathf re th a long sigh of relief when the theMtinsey tbeIuosey thelluneey
Mtinsey Building room are re ready for fors forLs forlis
Ls s use useHEROIC ugeHEROIC useHEROIC
NEW YORK Sept 16Frank Davia Daviaof Daviaof Dsvtaof
of Jersey CIty his wife wit and n4 five chil chiidren children ebtldrfn ¬
dren were saved ved from death today by byr b bTIa4s byPavls
TIa4s r avs desperate te OO courage a In making kIne his hisxv bIaIt
xv It n ay a y while almost Insensible from fromurnes gas gasi
i imee to the meter and cutting off the thegas theIil thegas
gas Iil
gasAs As he h stopped the flow of gas Into the theroom the1fOm themom
room where his hi wife and five children childrenTWTV childrenrt
TWTV n rt r > asleep bleep he fell unconscious ill All Allwill t 1 1ill
1 will ill recover recovorLumber recoverLumber recoverLumber
Lumber at Old Prices PricesTum PricesLnmter
Tum Lnmter 11 m 1 > 0 > r 1 Trust broken 275 5 a boards boardsrrductHl boardsrd boardsrrdc
rrductHl rd rrdc Jcd tl t lit 2 per p > r 100 ft Libbey A Co Coten Cottl1 CoLt
ten Lt st and K 2 Y aveAdv aveAdoa ave Adv
iPalma Palma Claims Claiins Victory Iii Battle With Cuban Rebels I
Government Forces Re Reported Reported Reported ¬
ported Victorious Vict VtVictorious ifous a aDetails But ButDetails ButDetails
Details Are Lacking LackingHAVANA LackingHA Lacking LackingHAVANA
HAVANA HA v AXA Sept 1IPlchtln Ml Flghtta < < between betweenla betw betwu betweenthe
u the loyal troops surd ianrgenta Ia still stillin tin tinIa
la progress near Consols coelOft eloa del el Sur In InPmar SaPInal InPinar
Pmar del Rio province IIOFbtee and the out outcome outcome outcane ¬
come appears apP Q to be in doubt Com Communication COIftmunJeaUoa Cornmunication ¬
munication Is cut making maJdD < < it impossible impossibleto 1m 1mto
to get accurate detailed information intottoto as asto asto
to just what has occurred occurredIn ceurredIn
In the first encounter the gov govforces government governmentforces pvwatforces
forces according to the most reliable reliablereports rellabhrepor reliablereports
reports repor have h ve scored a victory vIetor I 1atll1 lpstrr lpstrrgents ur urgents
gents still surround ItUJIOUftCI the tll e government governmentforces JrOverBlIMnttorcee governmentforces
forces although Itbouh repulsed In the first at attack attack attack ¬
tack and ad the position of Colonel Avalosand Avalos Avalosand Aval08and
and General Dlax DIa commanding the theloyalists tlMloyallat theloyalists
loyalists remains critical criticalTo crlUeaLTo criticalTo
To the machine guns Imported from fromthe t tthe front frontthe
the United States sad gunners com commanded eotWmanded cornmended ¬
manded by Captain Webster eb8te an Ameri American American IfteI1 IfteI1can ¬
can officer the loyalists owe their early earlyvictory eart7victory earlyvictory
victory When the armored train bear bearing beaJlq bearing ¬
ing the guns and reenforcements to toAvalos toAvaloa toAvalos
Avalos was aa attacked after being derailed de derailed derailed ¬
railed by Insurgents who tore up thetracks the thetracks t1Mtracks
tracks Captain Webster with the guns gunsbeat gunsbeat gunsbeat
beat back 1 aek Guerras forces forcesThree tore toreTAr forcesThree
Three TAr Hundred Hua red Reported Dead DeadLater DeadLater DeadLater
Later Colonel Avalos vaJoa with a force of ofMO ofIntanLY of1eo
MO Infancy and 400 artillery after a aforced atoreed aforced
forced march attacked th the Insurgents Insurgentsin InaurentIJin
in the rear and cut his h way through tbrou < < h to toJoin tojoin tojoin
Join Bias and Webster Three hundredmen hundred hundredmen hundredmen
men tare reported to have fallen in the thebattle thebattle thebattle
battle but no details detaJ are given appor apportioning apportioning ppot ppottIonlftg ¬
tioning the losses to the opposing < < forces forcesFollowing tor torJloUowln forcesFollowing
Following < < their repulse repu the insurgentslaid insurgents insurgentslaid lnaurrentalaid
laid siege ale to the train t ln The loyalists loyalistsare loyalistsare oyal18are
are short of provisions and the Jnayr Jnayrt lnslrrgents insur insurgents ¬
gents t hope to starve them out outIrst outlIIrat out1lrat
lIIrat Irst reports received in Havana in into Inre inregard
re regard u4 to the th fight were to the effect effectContinued effectContinued streetContinued
Continued on Second PageTHE Page PageTHE PqeTHE
Scattered ttered thunder storms have oocurred oc occurred 00eUlTed ¬
curred in eastern Tennessee north northwestern nortbweatern northwestern ¬
western Georgia Ge rp the Ohio valley and andIn andIn andIn
In western Wisconsin T eonaln and northeastern northeasternFor northeaaternIowa northeasternIowa
Iowa IowaFor IowaFor
For tonight and Tuesday fair weather weatheric wetherInJteated
ic indicated for the Washington WfUlhln < < ton forecast fore forecast foreeaR ¬
cast district except that showers are areprobable areprobable areprobable
probable Tuesday in the Ohio valley valleyIt
It will be somewhat cooler tonight inNew in inNew InNew
New England En < < hutd and eastern New Yorkbut York rockbut rorkprevail
but elaewbere elsewhere high temperature wil wiltail will willprevatt
prevail prevailThe tail for the next next thirtysix hours hoursThe houraThe
The following foUowtn < < heavy precipitation precipitation In InInches InIncbes inInches
Inches has been reported during the thepast thepast t e
past twentyfour hours La Grouse CrOI8elM CrOI8elMSteamera CrossS 1uro 1uropeon 15 15Steamers 36
Steamers S departing today todar for Euro European European ¬
pean ports will w l have light Ugh northwest northwesterly northwterl northwesterly ¬
erly erl winds and fair weather to theQramd th thGrand the theraacl
6 a m 72 72M 72at
J fi
M m J7
1 p m Jl JM
aesietsesd S > Urs Aalsefe1 alieks maasftMl maasftMlt TIseirnemMer TIseirnemMera l1I l1IJ
t a m 62 62It
It m 6
1 R n m I M MS M
S p pp m t tPUN
Sun sets todayun today todaySun to a ariMS
Sun un rises tomorrow 1 1TIDE iK iKTTDsl
His Hip Ud tide today 116 lJOpra lJOpraLow p JR JRIow mLew
Low tide today 74tpm 74tpmHigh 7 716 p 1ft 1ft1IICh inHigh
High tide tomorrow tomorrow S4am S4amLow 1 gE a m mLow mLow
Low tide tomorrow tomorro135 186 a m 2pm 2pmHARPERS 2 pm pmHARPJo pmHARPFRS
HARPERS HARPJo RS FERRY W Va a Sept 10 10Both 10Both 10Both
Both rivers muddy
t1i aafottrto aafottrtoGcze b1V b1VfTr
fTr rr rrAaNuko >
AaNuko nt
Tt cl 1 c tionarr Iion6lt 1 Jr
Commissioners Comm ssi011ers Ask is Caftain Cap C Capt pj1
1 1tain
tain tai t 1 to Reply e Ply to 1 1Criti f fCriticisms r
CriticismsAs Criticisms CriticismsMemphis Criti iSlns iSlnsa
I Io
As a the result re It of a moss printed Ja a aMemphis
Memphis o Tnm newspaper pe erttldsta erttldstaWashingtons erit eritidIagWashingtons j jWaahlntoa
Waahlntoa Washingtons new nitration plant anddeelaring and andg I IdeoJarID
deoJarID deelaring g it to be responsible JNp n for th tM In Increase Iftereaae Increase ¬
crease of typhoid fever Inr the District DtKrkttthe Districtthe Di rlCt rlCtthe
the District Commissioners have baY asked askedCapt ukedCapt askedCapt
Capt Spencer Cosby the army rm odleseiq officer officerlij oCIeetlit
lit charge of the filtration plant for an anexpression anexprton anexpression
expression of his views as to the truth truthor tnrtbor truthor
or falsity of the statements contained containedin
in the story ator The Commissioners Comalalon action actionwas actiontaken actionwas
was taken after they bad received rlCelvedcommunktlota a acommuiikatiou aoommunkatioic
commuiikatiou from R H Hommel of ofVicksburg ofVlckaburg ofVicksburg
Vicksburg Miss M ttss who asked Informa Information Informatfon Information ¬
tion as to whether Washington is re regarded reprded regarded ¬
garded as the most unhealthy city In Inthe Inthe Inthe
the country as was charged In the thestory thefiCNT thestory
story and ad whether or not the filtration filtrationplant nitrationplant filtrationplant
plant built at an expenditure of fS000OOo fS000OOois
is an aheolute failure failureAccording failureAccordln failureAccording
According Accordln to the writers Informationsince information informationsince Informationllface
since the completion of the filtrationplant filtration filtrationplant ftltratlonplant
plant Washington has b been n no less than thana thanpeat
a pest spot and an undesirable city In Inwhich Inwhich inwhich
which to live The Informe information tion was wasgathered wasptbered wasgathered
gathered be said from the newspaper newspaperstory newapaperstory newspaperstory
story which the writer inclosed A Aparagraph Aparaph Aparagraph
paragraph which the Commissioners Commissionersregard Commlu Commissioners Commissionersregard Onerw Onerwr
regard r as particularly lurid and an l objec objectionable o objectionable JM JMUonable ¬
tionable reads readsWashington rcJ rcJWashtnon readsWashington
Washington is probably the most mostunhealthy mo mostunhealthy t tunhealthy
unhealthy city in the country Few It Ifany Itany Itany
any cities have so high a death rate rateFew rateFew ratePew
Few ides have spent anything like the theamount theamount theamount
amount of money that Washington has hason haaon hasnn
on its water supply It was w supposed supposedby tmJOIIOdby xupposedby
by the engineers who laid out the t > ie city citythat citytht citythat
that the water would be uncontaminated uncontamlnatedby
by y sewage aP What they the failed to take takeinto takeInto takeinto
into account is the sewage wace from Cumberland Cum Cumberland Cumberland ¬
berland situated 100 1Q miles mil up stream streamIn stnmrnIn streamIn
In addition duton to Captain Cosbys state statement statematt tat tatment ¬
ment the Commissioners will also send sendto HnC1to wndto
to Mr Hommel a report of what Sur Surgeon SurS80n fursoon ¬
soon General Wyman thinks of thehealth the thehealth thehealth
health situation in th the Capital CapitalDOWN CapitalDOWN CapitalDOWN
SPRINGFIELD Ill Aug 10 lOTwo lOTwomlMn 10Twominers Two Twominers
miners Charles Cox and Charles Fultz Fultzmet Fultzmet Fultzmet
met death in a horrible manner by falling fall falling tallI ¬
I ing Iii < < down the shaft of the coal mine mineat mine4t mineat
at Mt Pulaski a distance of SCO feet feetearly feetarly feetearly
Jack Qulnlan a a bookbinder bookb nder employed employedin
in the bindery of the Government Governmentprinting Governmentprinting Governmentprinting
printing office has been let out of the theoffice theotftCf theoffice
office on account of scarcity scarclt of work workHe worki workHe
i He is eligible for reinstatement reln8 tem nt Theo Theodore TheoaDre Theodore ¬
dore Harr A n 1 bookbinder has resigned
A Band O 4 C1I Cuban an Babek inthe in tle FIeld
Gen J Franklin BellSacrifices Bell BellSacrifices Bellt
Sacrifices Promotion PromotionFor PromotionFor PromotionFor
For Nearest earest Friend FriendHis
His Action in Behalf of Brig Gen Jesse J M MLee MLee MLei
Lee Is Unprecedented in Annals of the theWar theWar theWar
War Department
BaN mapaauttmoas r and settsacrlfictaff settsacrlfictaffdisplayed selfsatxlflelnaspirit ttertaetn ttertaetnapJrlt < <
I spirit has his beep displayed ed by Brig Gen GenI GenJ
J 1 lIraakta 1IeU chief ot the staff ot otthe ofthe
I the army ann who upon being bem due for pro promotion pr0motion promotion ¬
motion to major uor general ral has stopped stoppedaside steppedaside te e4 e4uIde
aside in order that the honor may fall fallupon fallupoft fallupon
upon His Mend Brlc tg Gen 3 3Lee Jesse M MLee MLea
Lee No incident in army or 1 1partment War Department De Department
partment circles In many man a day has hasMEET b bHEARST
NEW YORK Sept 10 10AI1 All 11 New York YorkState YorkScate YorkState
State political lanes and highways led ledtoday ledtoday
today to New York where the delegates delegatesto de1e ate ateto
to the convention of the Independence IndependenceLeague IndependenceLeague IndependenceLeague
League will meet tomorrow to nominate nominateWilliam nominateWIIUm nominateWilliam
William Randolph l h Hearst for governor governorWithout pvernorFlthout governorWithout
Without Flthout exception the Loll delegates delegatesare 4e1esat 4e1esata
are a for William R Hearst for governor governoron
on a platform enunciating his princi principles priftclplea prlncip ¬
plea p > ea
plesRepresenting pleaRepre Representing Repre ntia < < all shades aha of political politicalopinion poIltIclopintoa politicalopinion
opinion In the past but now united under un under under ¬
der th u the standards rda of the Independence IndependencLeague lDdependeneeLgue IndependenceLeague
League th the delegates del today declare declarewith dedrewith declarewith
with unanimity that Hearst will sweep sweepthe aweepthe sweept
the t e State StateBelievinir StateBeUevinlf StateBelieving
Believing that th the Democrats of Bur Buffak Burfa10 Buttale
tale > would indorse Hearst if they couldname could couldname couldname
name th the rest of the ticket It is the thepresent theprnt thepresent
present plan of the league leaders to tonominate tonomlnat tonominate
nominate Hearst for governor vernor and leave leaveth lea leathe leavethe
th the remainder of the ticket vacant vacantWhen vacantWhen i ihen
When hen the Democrats meet in Buffalo on onSeptember onSeptember onSeptember
September 25 and it is found that the theHearst theHearst I
Hearst sentiment is I strong H the theearst e way wa and will willthen wintben willthen
then be clear to indorse Hearst and sat satisfy satIety satisfy ¬
isfy the recalcitrant Democrats by permitting per permitting permUttn ¬
mitting mUttn them to name the rest of the theticket theticket theticket
ticket ticketState ticketState ticketState
State Commit Committtpman teaman Romiok of ofMadison orMdlon ofbladiaon
Madison flatly denied the charges hH rRlS that thatHearst thatHearet thatHearst
Hearst was paving pavin th the > expenses of th thdelegates the tbede1eates thedelegates
delegates to the league eagu convention conventionThe comcntionThe conventioaThe
The convention will ill be called to or order order order ¬
der at noon tomorrow by Max F FIhmson FIhmSn FIhmsen
Ihmson chairman of the League L ague State Statecommittee Statecommittee Statecommittee
caused the thethis comment t that lass IIMthia owed owedthis
this stand standGenerals standGenerals taneI
Generals Bell and Lea x Ions IoQclose haw been beenclose beenclose
close friends General 0eDer 1 Lee will willt1re4 be re retired retired ¬
tired for age Jan January 1 an and I as DO 11IO 11IOyacanet more morevacancies
vacancies yacanet in the Hat of major majore generals generalsare generalsare
are e apt to occur before then be would wouldhave wouldhave wouldhave
have quit the service rvtee a brigadier general gen general genera1 ¬
eral This step was taken by the chief chiefof ehlefof chiefof
of staff in order thai tba his friend might mightbe mightbe m1 < < bt btbe
be retired Ured from long active and hon honorably Jaoftorably honorably ¬
orably service In the th army rmy with the thehigher thehigher thehigher
higher rank and pay payWhen payI payWhen
When General Bell was w mad made chief chitof chiefof cbleCof
of staff it was recognised by both tit titPresident tIM tIMi thePresident
i President Pre l eftt and Secretary Taft that itwould it itwould itI
I would be embarrassing embar ng to have ha a a briga brigadier brlpdter briasdier ¬
dier general in the oflloe hitherto al slways always aiI ¬
I ways way filled by the highest officer of th tharmy the tJaeI thearmy
I army It was considered conald < < ed however thatGeneral that thatGeneral UaatI
General BeH would b < promoted to tomajor tomajor tomajor
I major general in September thus giving givinghim rlvlncI givinghim
I him equal rank with Major General GeneralAinsworth GeneralAinswortht GenerMacworth
Ainsworth Ainswortht military secretary and a aThis anumber anumber
number ot of major generals of the line 111MThis lineThis
This promotion has b booi m Declined how however however however ¬
ever and General Ainsworth will will con continue eontmue continue ¬
tinue to be Acting Actin Secretary of War Warduring Wrdurtn Warduring
during durtn the absence ab ence of Secretary Taft Taftand Tartand Taftand
and Assistant A itant Secretary Oliver OliverPromotion OIIVerI OliverPromotion
I Promotion for Captain Pershiag PershiagAnother PershinlAnothel PershingAnother
Another cause call of almost equal com comment comment comment ¬
ment in army rm circles has been the per persistent peratstent persistent ¬
sistent rumor the past few days that thatCapt thatCapt thatCapt
Capt John Fershlng is to fill the va vacancy Vad valency ¬
lency cancy d kncy in the list of brigadier generals generalscaused generalacaUMd generalscaused
caused by the promotion promotion of General Lee LeeOpposition LeeOppoattlon LeeOpposition
Opposition to this appointment ppo nt t is wide widefor widetor widefor
for th the he reason that it is recognised as asstrong asstrong asstrong
strong favoritism nearly a thousand thousandofficers thoUlllU1domoera thousandomoers
officers of higher rank being helD < < overlooked overlookedin
in this thl appointment appointmentDefinite appelntmentDeftnlte appointmentDefinite
Definite announcement of the promo promotion promotion promotion ¬
tion of General Lee in his stead was wasmad wumade wasmade
mad made yesterday terday afternoon by General GeneralBeH GeneralBell GeneralBell
Bell He lre tI stated that the President had haddecided haddecJded harddecided
decided to make the promotion and adnditted ad admitted adJlfttted ¬
mitted that it was being done at his hissuggestion htafluggesUon hissuggestion
suggestion He stated thct th the promo promotion promotion promotion ¬
tion of Captain Pershing Perahln < < had not yet yetbeen yetbeen et etbeen
been determined upon and although he hegave hepve hegave
gave no assurance that it would not be bemade bebe bemade
made lie did not deny that it was un under undH under ¬
der consideration by the President and aadSecretary andSecretary andSecretary
Secretary Taft TaftChanges TaftCMnges TaftChanges
Changes in Other Depar Deparmeats DeparmeatsComing DeparmeatsComing meats meatsComing
Coming almost almo t simultaneously with withthese withthe withthese
these the promotions womotlona ar are promotions of a anumber anumber anumber
number of officers in bureaus and divi divisions dlvtBiorNI divialoes ¬
aloes changes to be made mad In both Cre Crepaymasters t tepaymasters e epa
paymasters pa ters and inspector ln pector generals de departments dePArtments departments ¬
partments partmentsThe PArtmentsI partmentsThe
The vacancy in the list of major majorgen majorgenerals generals gen generals
I erals is caused eau e by the coming retire retireContinued retlreConUnuedon retireContinued
Continued ConUnuedon on Second Page Pa e
Couple C9upleAttacked Attacked Robbed Robbedand Robbedand Robbedan
and an Beaten in to Alex Alexandria Alexand Alexaredrta
andria and ria County CountySuspecting County8u11pectJq CountySuspecting
Suspecting that the man who brutally brutallyseat brtttanyMot brutallybeat
seat Mot and robbed Miss K Mabel l nw Itisiey sl y of ofR ofR
4 R street northwest and Morris Good Goodlaav GoodIn Gooding
laav In of Garrett Park Md td near Luna LunaPark IunaPark LunaPark
Park last night nlc is the same per person peraon person ¬
son who made a murderous attack attackupon attacltupon attackupon
upon Miss Teesie By Byv B91tel tier and Joteph JotephSettle JoiephSettle JiMePbSettle
Settle en In Thursday night in the same samespot sameslut ameI
spot I with WI 1 robbery as his hI motive the theauthorities the6uthorlttes theauthorities
authorities of Alexandria are making makingevery mak1n mak1nevery makingevery
every effort to apprehend him today todaySheriff tIdaySheri todaySheriff
Sheriff Sheri < < Palmer all of his hi deputiespolice deputies deputiespolic deputl deputlpo1I
polic po1I police of Alexandria and residents of ofthe atthtt ofthe
the county whose who ire has been aroused arousedby arousedby roaaedby
by the two assaults started out yes yesterday ywtterday yesterday ¬
terday afternoon on a man hunt and it itwas Itwu itwas
was long after dark before they returned returnedfrom returnedfrom
from the woods and neida neidaThis fteIMThis fietdaThis
I This moraine they resumed resume th the search searchand searchand areb areband
and if th the man is caught it is not un unlikely 1Inj unlikely ¬
j likely ished = that he will be summarily wmrll punfaahad pun punished punI ¬
I Cam Identify Highwayman Highwaymani
I i i Miss Risley says laY she ah got a good look lookat lookI lookat
at the man an who was colored because becausel beeaUllle becausele
I l le > e wrestled with and choked her for forI toraome forsome
I some moments cursing cumn ill l the while whilef whilebecause
I f because she made an n outcry outcryGoodinx outeryOoodkalr outcryGooding
Goodinx stated to police of the First Firstprecinct Firatrrecluet Firstprednct
precinct in this city that t he shot hot at th thman the theman theman
man after regaining regainingbelieves g consciousness and andbelieves andbold ad I Ibelieve
believes th the bullet bbU1letg bbU1letstruck struck k the bold boldconsciousness high highwayman htchWayman highwoyman ¬
wayman in the neck or back Both Bothy Bothyo say saythey saythey
o they can identify the colored man manHospital manHospital manHospital
Hospital authorities in this city ity and andAlexandria andf andAlexandria
f Alexandria have been requested to keep keepu
u lookout for a wounded colored man manwho manwho manwho
who may orvisit visit the institutions today todayand todAYnd todayand
and nd ask f for or treatment Farmers in Alex Alexandria Alexandria Jex Jexandrta ¬
andria and Fairfax counties count have ha beenasked been beenasked bunaalred
asked to watch for th the man and police policeof pulleoI policeof
of this city are also aiding al fn < < in th the search searchFailed aearoehFelled searchFelled
Felled to the GroundMiss Ground GroundMis GroundMI
Mis MI Miss RIley and her companion had hadbeen hadbHJn hadbeen
been enjoying the amusements in Luna LunaPark LunaPark LunaPark
Park and decided to walk around th thgrounds tAlPOunda the thegrounds
grounds outside the fence while waiting waitingfor wautnator waitingfor
for a a car They strolled up into th thwoods thwoo the thewoods
woods woo and when they heard th the whistle whistiof whistleof hla fa
of 0 a car they turned around and andstart andstarted start started started ¬
ed back down the path When they theyreached theyreached theyreached
reached the spot where Settle and Miss MissBywater loU loUBywater MissBywater
Bywater were aseaulted a vicious look looking lookIDS lookag
IDS roughly dressed colored man Jump Jumped JUMPed jumped
ed out of the bushes and before either eitherof eitherof atberof
of them could ould turn to face him he felled felledQoodinx felle4Ooodln felledGooding
Qoodinx to the ground roun4 with a heavystick heavy heavystick nV7tieL
stick tieL While the young youn < < man was pros prostrated prostrated prostrated
trated on n the ground the colored man manrained manrained manrained
rained blows upon his head headContinued beadContinued headContinued
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Massacre in Siedlce Sie 1ce Begun Be Begun Begun ¬
gun Saturday Night NightContinues NightContInues NightContinues
Continues an and City CityRuns CityRuns t tRuns
Runs Blood Blood3AZAAR BloodBAZAAR BloodABLAZE
Reign of Terror Exists Exits andHebrew and andHebrew andHebrev
Hebrew Women Are Vic Victims Victims Victims ¬
tims of Attacks by Bes Bestial Bestial Bestial ¬
tial TroopsWARSAW Troops TroopsWASSAW TroopsW
WARSAW W A14SJUV Poland Sept 10rAr ILArtlllery 10rArtiltery l Ar Artiller
tiltery tiller was called into service today todayby tiodayby todayby
by the troops engaged in the massacre mas massacre masaaer ¬
sacre aaer of Hebrews Heb w at Siedlce and thehouses the thehouses theI
houses hou etl in which Hebrews and their theirrerolutionarjr theirreyoutiOlUtry theirrevolutionary
revolutionary allies had entrenched entrenchedthemselves eDtreDehedI entrenchedthemselves
I themselves th lldelYM and were firing on the thesoldiers theJdierti thesoldiers
soldiers Jdierti were quickly destroyed destroyedFollowing deIJtroyeclJoUowiq destroyedFolJowing
Following the destruction of the theJewish theJ theJewish
Jewish J ewiah strongholds etronholds and the exter extermination extermination extermination ¬
mination of the defenders the town townis toJlia townis
is becoming quieter Desultory fir firing firing tiring ¬
ing still till continues in some seetonsof sections sectionsof
of the city but some semblance of oforder oforder oforder
order is I being beln restored and it is ishoped lahoped ishoped
hoped that the worst is over overTraces OyerI overTraces
Traces of the ruin wought by thesoldiers the thesoldiers theI
I soldiers are to < < be seen eea on every everyhand everyhand
I hand Over Ov r 150 Hebrew shops hop were wereentered wereen wereentered
I II entered en red and looted At almost almc > > t everyshop every everyshop ever everI
I shop there was wa s fight t before the thesoldiers th tholdie thesoldiers
soldiers oldie gained iaed admission Ballet Balletholes Banethol Bulletholes
holes hol in the bathing bt l iDp show the theseverity thfseverity theseverity
severity of the soldiers 8Oldie Ire and sndIn aadIn andIn
In many of the shops 0 the tk twiboiha bosUas of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the owners still un lie wh wham jrthe the e eu ii iityua te tetins
tins u fen fenI hRYtttat tellTstimtate
I 7stim Ytttat tt of Fatalities PataMti PataMtiMON Line LrwarMore LineMore
More conservative estimates eIItima are sregiven areY aregiven
given Y n this thi evening e1PJ JIK ss to the number numberof numberof UIIR r rof
of killed and ad injured One hundred hundredkilled hullC hundredkilled red reddleeI
killed and JM 400 injured are re the latest latestfigures latestgurea latestres
figures gurea res Arrests rrt to the number of
1000 persons have been made In Inmany Inmau Inmany
many mau instances llUJta these tJte e prisoners prisonersi prbIonerwpre prisonerswere
were severely beaten No effort has hasbeen h hbeen hasbeen
been made to alleviate 1Jeiaii their suf sufferings Buflerinp sufferings ¬
ferings feringsThe lerinpThe feringsThe
The great Basaar of Sefdlce Is aflame aflameAlready aAameAlrrady aflameAlready
Already six buildings are aIaIaM nMa and andthere andtbere andthere
there is little possibility of cnecktng ebeel aa the theftre tbttfire thefire
fire because bec of the utter demoralisation demoralisationof elfteraUsa on onor
of all the towns town resources resourcesTo reaGUreeLTo resourcesTo
To add to the t e terror of the situation situationbands lI situationbands latJon latJonbanda
bands of thieves are looting stares stars be belonging belnP belonging ¬
lnP longing 1nc to Hebrew merchants merchantsGreat JlHlChantaGreat merchantsGreat
Great crowds of Hebrews Hebre surroundthe surround surroundthe aaroundthe
the railway stations hoping he to he able ableto ableto ableto
to floe from the town but they are pre preor prevented We Wevented
vented by armed guards who Iao ar are re retuatDw refusing
fusing to Jet anybody Ipave the tM place pIaceor placeor
or enter it It
Like Kishiatf Hector Hsrrorere HenwThe HectorThe
The massacre c ere at Wedlce R Rsince Rusuisa Po Pothe Poland
land Is the worst occurrt occurring In Russiasince Russia auaalabee
since the Ktehmef horror Atrocitieswhich Atrocities Atrocitieswhich tnJCltleswhich
which beggar e description have been beencommitted beeneommJtted beencommitted
committed and the end is not yet ret in iniBL Instpt insigh
sighFlght sigh stptFtptt iBL iBLFightng
Fightng Flght lg has been resumed and it Is Isfeared Isteared isfeared
feared there will be terrible kiss 1 of life lifeand liteand lifeand
and untold damage e to property before beforeorder beorionler beforeorder
order can be restored restoredFor J1JAtOl J1JAtOlFor restoredFor
For th the most part the victims viet are areHebrews areHebrews re reHebrews
Hebrews although many Christians Christianswho Christianswho CbrlatlanBwbo
who tried to protect helpless Hebrews Hebrewsfrom Hebrewafrom Hebrewsfrom
from the fury of the troops were shot shotdown shotdown shotdown
down or bayoneted bayonetedDuring bayonetedDurla bayonetedDuring
During Durla < < the outbreak Jewish women womenwere wom womenwere n nwere
were made the especial victims of ofdrunken ordrunken ofdrunken
drunken soldiers Many were assaulted assaultedin ulted ultedIn
in the open streets and ad horrible scenes sceneswere aceDHwe sceneswere
were we witnessed wltnell d on every band Bestial Bestialtroopers Bestialtroopers ttal ttaltrqopers
troopers pursued young yo Jewesses Jew who whoran whoran whoran
ran ran shrieking through the streets crybag cry crymg cry1ft
mg 1ft < < Jehovah protect me meSiedlce meSiedlce meSiodlce
Siedlce in Flames FlamesSiedlce FlameiStecUee FlamesSidice
Siedlce is today in InThe names flamesThe namesThe
The massacre which began on Sat Saturday Saturday Saturday ¬
urday night continued all day Sunday Sundayand Snaclayand flundayand
and Sunday night Jll < < bt and nd dispatches diapatci today todaysay todayuy todaysay
say that a reign of terror exists existsTroops emuTJOOIMI castsTroops
Troops have surrounded the tows andrefuse and andrefuse andretutle
refuse access to it All the Hebrews Hebrewsthat Hwwsthat Sebrewsthat
that can are taking night nightThe JlttttThe IliglstThee
The horror of the outbreak was fa fai Increased n nereHd
i creased by incendiary Area ftresAll AreaAU firesAll
All day cia long lOft the soldiers drunk from fromtooted fromlooted fromlooted
looted wine WIn attacked atta ed civilians Chris Christians Chri Chritlana Christies ¬
ties and Hebrews robbing robbln < < or murder murdering MunierIng murdertog ¬
ing them without discrimination discriminationFor
For more than twentyfour te tytoul hours bau the thecity theCUT thecity
city ran with blood and Del hundreds of ofperson otperaonJ ofperOn3
person were killed and the hospitals hospitalschokec hMpIt hMpItchokOC hospitalschoker
choker with wounded woundedFifty woundedFifty woundedFifty
Fifty Soldiers Killed KilledThe XfUeiThe KilledThe
The savage brutalities brutallt of the sol soldiers aoldlers oI oI41era ¬
diers were not committed however howeverwithout heweverwithout howeverwithout
without loss on their part For the thenrst theflnt thefirth
firth time in the Iilstory of the pogrrorls pogrrorlswhich pogroms pogromswhich P tPO 8 8wldeh
which rave aYe disgraced Russia the He Hebrews Hebrewa Hebrews ¬
brews offered something < < like organised organisedresistance or organisedresistance antsed antsedreaiatnee
resistance Led by revolutionists theHebrews the theHebrews theHtwewa
Hebrews intrenched themselves themHl in inhouses Inhouae inhouses
houses and fired frw tlftt frn the windows upon uponthe uponthe uponthe
the besiegers Fully fifty Midlers were werekilled werekilled werekilled
killed or wounded The killing klllllt of troops troopsoniv troopsnnly troopsonly
only infuriated the soldiers and they theyreturned theyreturn theyreturned
returned return to the attack Rtt t with increased increasedwith Incr IncrfU Increasedfury
fU fury
furyWith with th the savageness vagen of wild 14 animals animalsthey animalsthoy anttnsistho
they tho fired Indiscriminately into crowds crowdsof crowdsof crowdsof
of Hebrews in the tb streets and bayo bayoi bayoJleted y ymeted
i meted helpless helple victims who had beenwounded been beenwonndod beenwourdfd
wounded by their bullets bulletsToday bullet8Today bulletsToday
Today the soldiers are still in full

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