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By General Wheeler i
Treatment of
(A Sample ot tp o silly inquiries noce
irlio Believed tho Exaggerated
papers?The Heroes ThemselTes
Contrary, are Grateful for Their]
Circumstantial Statement from
to Silence Free and Easy Criticis
L. I.. Sept. 2.?Major General Joseph pos
Wheeler gave the following to the As- onl
toelatcd Press to-day: thli
Headquarters United States Forces, me;
Camp WUcoff, L. I.. Sept. 1. 1898.-The Ulst
following Is a sample of the letters hav
which are constantly received regarding and
the soldiers In the camp: am
been in the army, we hkak w|a
from other sources or the fr0l
cruel and horrible treat- rvl
ment inflicted on our sol- jj0
diers under the pretense of wjt
humanity. for our neighbors not
and the whole country is in 0v(
a state of terrible excite- ce?
ment. i should not be sur- ma
prised if the feeling should thn
OlDtral Whealcr'a Comment*. .
It wlTI be seen that this letter says
chat not a word Of complaint has been
received from this soldier, and, so far
u my investigation goes, no complaint tjm
has been made by any of the brave
oldiers that have added glory to our C
arms in the Cuban campaign. A great NA
nuny anxious fathers, mothers, broth- Sep
era or sisters arrive here from all parts the
of the United States to look after their his
relatives whom, they say, the papers ton
tell them, are suffering, and many of dlv
them have heard that their relatives lan
are in a condition of starvation. Most n*o.
of these people are little able to expend
the money for such a Journey and W11
they are surprised when they come hece adc
to find their relatives surrounded with "ea
everything to cat which can-be proeur- ^
ed by money; and if sick in the hospit- ten
al, they are gratified and surprised to wli
find that they are given every possible nJ 1
in reply to a uireci request mm 4 vig
will give tho exact facts as I see them, apr
I will state: "Every officer and soldier * jjjf
who went to Cuba regarded that he was cjia
Riven a great and special privilege In ha>
teinff permitted to engage In that earn- whi
palsn. They knew they were to on- jjJJ
counter yellow fever and other 'diseases 8a|,
as well as the torrid heat of the country Is I
and they were proud and glad to do so. tha
They knew it was Impossible for them
to have the advantages of wagon trans- the
portation which usually accompanies 8
armies and yet officers and men were J^c
#?<! to go, to carry their blankets, and K0
their rations on their hacks and to be Th<
ubjected without any shelter to the for
un and rains by day and the heavy *n*j
dews by night. They certainly knew an(;
that the Spaniards had spent years In Jor
ercctlng defenses, and It was their gpa
pleasure to assault and their duty to tjJJ'
Caoturr- tho Rnnnlwh works. ?*it
Molillers Didn't Complain. 'n^
"I have Just finished my dally Inspee- ma
tlon of the hospitals. With rare exceptions
the sick arc cheerful and lmprov- Tli(
"Theft were more than glad to Incur q
tho hardships and theso danger*. The tc0j
brave men who won the victories did fro]
rot complain of the neglect of the gov- 4er
ernment, but on the contrary thej* out
*".mert grateful to the President and 0f
"cretary of war tor giving them the flrg
opportunity to Incur these dangers nnd Th>
hardship?. They realized thai In the par
hurried organization of an expedition
hy a icovornment which had no one roJj
with any experience In auch matter*, It T\v
wa? Impossible to have everything nr- an?
ranged to x>erfcctlon; and they will tea- ^
tiff that under the clrcumalancca the for
condition! ?m much more perfect than tha
Anyone would have rcaion to expect, con
and that the Prcaldent and aecretary of
war and othera who planned and dla'I
fzricdltlonM. desrrve hlah fr<>:
"I havo r^ursoB nnd doctors to care
f'>r the nick, nnd In all my ormy tour* rn(|
I hnv#? not found a single patient who In
ir ado the ellfht* it complain, it i* true I**
( i' hat be4n suffering and great 0g
^ ">nt. The climate of Cuba waa to
v ry novrro upon nil of our soldiers, hut oM
tnntrnd of complaining. the heart* of (>ff(
thoic hrave men or* filled with gratl- rJir
'to the peoplo for t?.? bounteous hoi
generosity which has hecn extended to *0
"Tt,?r? to no doubt that there have mi
in Regard to the
Ived from Friends of Soldiers
itonnrta of Sensational News
Do not Complain, but on the
Kind Treatment?A Manly and
' Fighting Joe" That Onght
n dividual cases of suffering and
slbly neglect among the soldiers, not
V In Cuba, but since their arrival at
i place. Nearly twenty thousand
ii were brought from a yellow fever
;rlct to the United States. It would
e been criminal to have landed them
1 allowed them to go promiscuously
ong the people. It has been stated
physicians that if It had been done,
!ow fover would have spread through
ny of our states.
Saved From n Scoitra*.
ro avoid such a catastrophe, a point
Ich is more thoroughly isolated from
people than any other locality which
Id be found, was selected, ay inese
e means the country has been saved
m a scourge of this fearful disease.
?ry one will realize that to land
00 men and put them on bare fields
hout any biflldlngs whatever, could
be done without some hardships.
;r 5,000 very sick men have been rered
In the general hospital and as
ny more sick have been cared for In
camps, and yet only about sixty
the have occurred in these hospitals.
Tents had to be erected and hospltconstructed
and preparations to
ply those 18,000 men with wholesome
ter, food, medicines, physicians,
ses, cooks, hospital furniture, wagi,
ambulances and the other needs
entlal to caring for 18,000 men, fully
f of whom are very sick or in a feephysical
condition. In addition to
1 most of the bedding and much of
clothing was left in Santiago to preit
yellow fever Infection. All of these
Iclencles have had to be supplied.
i had but one line of railroad to
rip inese Huppnes, uuu dvuic i?u?
re hire been delays."
IfoaplUl Sllnatton-A Vigorous In m?
lent Ion to b? (natllntori.
it 2.?General BYank, commander of
third army corps, accompanied by
staff, left this morning for Annls,
Ala. The corps' headquarters force,
Islon headquarters force and ambuce
corps all left for Annlston. Torrow
the headquarters of the third
I the second brigades and the Fournth
New* York go. No movements
I be made on Sunday. The third brlgi
headquarters and the Third Tensee
will go Monday. Owing to the
t that the majority of the regiments
iposlng the third corps will be musfd
out, not more than a half dozen
I be In the camp at Annlston. Generirecklnrldge
has determined to learu
full truth about the hospital sltuaj
tit Camp Thomas and has be#un a
orous Investigation. A committee
tolnted by him Is now at work Investing
the second division third
ps hospital against which numerous
rges have been made. Soldiers who
re been In the hospital and others
a have had an insight Into Its work
% ore being exnminea. wiscusiin*
investigation. General Breckinridge
3 he Intends to see that every point
thoroughly aired and If tt l? proven
t any. person or persons ore guilty ot
rlect and mismanagement the blame
I be placed upon their shoulders and
y will be punched according!**,
Ix prominent rhattnnoogans, four of
m lending physicians, have preferred
rues against Major Hubbard, surin
general of th** Ninth New York.
?y charge him with being responsible
the death of Sergeant Frank, who
n struck by a train a few days ago,
I with conduct unbecoming an officer
[ gentlemttn. It Is claimed that MftHubbard
caused the removal of 8ermt
Frank when his life might have
n saved by kpopinjc him quiet and
t when other physicians expostulated
h him. he used langunge unbecom
a gentleman and an ofllcer. A court
rtlal Is demanded.
b SInaterlaaont of Troops will Htfla
on Munilnjr.
>t. 2.?The movement of ths troops
m Camp Meade, which have been ored
to their home stations for muster
will begin Sunday, the detachment
tho Ninth Massachusetts belnfr tha
t to start. The dotachments of the
Irty-thlrd and Thirty-fourth Mich I 1
will follow Monday and the Third
??our! Arid r,ni- Hundred end Flftyth
Indiana Tuesday. The muster
s of the Sixth Pennsylvania nnd the
enty-second Kansas nr*> completed
1 the regiment* nre awaiting orders
itiirt for the ?tnte camps. The troops
I b-? given a thirty day furlonnh be?
they ure mustered out. In order
t the officers may prepare the ac?
nt? and get the papers In shape.
fnjor General OrflJiam was auvmcu
the war department to-day that the
Ire] Connecticut would be gent hero
m NAntic, Conn. Major Wrlght.comiHary
officer, has been ordered to
!i>I? Alger to relieve Captain Brooks
receive the quarttrmaftter and com*
utnry property, which will be turned
hy the reirlments ordered to he mused
out. ]{?-v. H. CJ. Re.idlng, of Wllnyport,
hns been appointed chaplain
tfi4. Twelfth Pennsylvania regiment
III! the vacancy caused by the death
"hnplaln Hick.
hlef Hurgeon Olrard hns accepted the
?r* of the Lancaster hospital to take
? of twenty-flvo sick In the division
ipltals and of the Columbia hospital
treat ten. The detachment of the
Ird Now York was arrested laat night
the provost guards and Jhe fourth
i?ourl came to their rescue, throwing
four guards Into the canal. General
bam has not yet appointed a coui
try First Lieutenant Bowers, of
8lxth Pennsylvania regiment, who
ordered under arrest yesterday* wit
on assignment of the charges.
The men In the hospital corps w!
discharged on application when i
regiments are mustered. A bos
<raln from the Medleo-Chirurglcal
pltal took away this afternoon 200
soldiers from the division hospl
There are thirty-two typhoid 1
cases In the Red Cross hospitals.
Ten typhoid fever patients were
moved from the Bed Cross hosplta
day to the 8t. Clare Infirmary at J
rlsburg. The Medlco-Chlruglcal ho:
al train reached camp this evening i
Philadelphia and took away one :
dred convalescents In the division
pltal. The train was equipped
nurses and physicians and started \
to Philadelphia at 9 o'clock. The
uenis were removed irom me neiu
pltals to the cars In ambulances u
the personal supervision of Col. Oh
chief surgeon of the second ci
There are less than one hundred*
tlents to-night In the division and
Cross hospitals at the camp and t
will probably be removed to the
hospitals during the next forty-*
Governor Hastings expect* the P
sylvanla troops at Porto Rico to
rive In this country next Thursday
will go with the hospital train i
the University of Pennsylvania, w
will take the sick soldiers back
Philadelphia to the hospital.
General Qraham has Issued an c
forbidding enlisted men from lea
their camps without a pass proi
signed and approved and from con
gating about the commissary
quartermasters depot and Camp M
station. Private Peck, Companj
Thirty-third Michigan, died to-nlgh
the second division hospital of typ
A wagon train arrived at C
Meade to-day in charge of 8. C. Ab
It was composed of three hun
mules and seventy-flve wagons ar
part of the equipment of the secon<
vision of the second army corps.
Taking KverrthlUK In Right Fen
Pmc* S*t(lemvnt.
MAXTIjA, Philippine Islands, Sep
?Several strip loads of insurgent tr
have invaded the southern islands '
the view of selling everything posi
prior to the settlement of the peace
dltlona General Hi cm, the Spanish <
mander, with a flotilla of gunboat
acting energetically, but the insurg
have captured the outlying island
Romblon and Palawan, where
found treasure to the amount of $42
The prisoners captured have arr
Delegates from the Hong Kong in
genit Junta art? to have an Inter
with United States Consul William*
night, and- it is thought this post
may result in a settlement of the in
gent question.
BEJRT.JN, Sept. A semi-ofl
note issued to-day says: A stat
peace having been established betv
the United States and Spain, or
have been given that the German n
force at Manila be reduced to on
two ships, which, pending the co*>j
restoration of order in the Philip
islands, will suffice for the protec
of German subjects and Interest
that region.
Of ill* Condition of Soldlora at C
\TlkofT?"thafter Looks Wall."
WASHINGTON, D. C., Sept. 2.war
department to-day received the
lowing report from Major Ger
Wheeler regarding the arrival of <
eral Shafter and additional death!
City of Mexico arrived this mori
having on board Major General Shi
and staff and sixty-two men, Comj
F, First Infantry. Three sick,
death*. Quarantine physician mad
report as to contagion. Mlnnewi
anllod for New York this aftemoo
Signal headquarters sighted t
transports. No names discern
Deaths since Inst report, S.
Total number In general hosp
I Mannrnl Sh^ftor InnkS Well. He
he would not take command until
had been through the detention ci
The only troops still to arrive from
bit are the Twenty-fourth Infantry,
companies of the First Illinois, a
three hundred of Ninth Ma
chusetts and about 1,850 of various <
mands, most of whom are sick or
(Signed.) WHEELE
Lavrtnn.a Health Bntletlu.
WASHINGTON, D. C., Sept. 2.followlng
Is General Lawton's dally
port of health conditions at Santlnj
Total sick, 220; total fever, 139; t
new cases fever, 7; total returnei
duty, 22; no deaths.
Four Young Udln l>rAwne<I Srmr 1
ERIE, Pa., 8ept. 2.?By the aeclde
Jibbing of the sail of a pleasure y
on Presque Islo Bay this evening
young women were swept off Into
water and drowned- before assist
could be rendered them. Their na
arc: ?mry, uvua anu aim ??uw
daughters of William Paradlne, nr>
machinist, and Jessie Moore, daufi
of John H. Moore, an engineer on
Erie A Pittsburgh railroad.
The unfortunate glrlii formed a
tlon of a party of pleasure eeekers
were enjoying- a mill upon tho y
Carmencltn. The 7><?at had but a
momenta before departed from the 1
of the bay, sailing free before a light
puffy wind. The four girls named 1
oatedr upon the roof of the ya<
cabin, when a sudden puff of wind c
lng down from the wooded shore, an
expected direction, the sail Jibed, sw
In* the four off Into the water,
quickly os possible the yacht was
about, but what with the headway
talned and the light wind. It was
possible to reach tho spot In tlm
wave any of the girls. The bodies 1
not yet been recovered.
A MttnUr Mjttmry Cleared Up.
BTEUIlKNVJM.rc. O., Sept. 2.wecka
ago to-day near Hopedale, 3
wcsi**y. uk* u kiiii ivviii iiiinwi iuiiv
her father, who was a coal miner,
failed to return. All aoarch for her
In vain until lost Friday, when she
found In n lonely ravine, her i
crushed ami her body covered
atones. To-iluy John (.'aaaon Du
aired seventeen, a dejrenratr, hnlfted
tremp, when arrested, ?ald: "Y
killed h??r with a stone when ahe
acared nt me and ran away and th
filed aton** on her where aho fell,
feel better af*er telling It"
hout : declining
111 bo ^'Ie ?ma"e" Failures >pver Rc- make dell
their corded In any Month whatever
pltal for titan
ever ???
h re_ The Enormous Volume of Business
i to- Done In August, NEW 1
SJJltl **
- ?ftlw?n 41%
back TlM **lrmBMIe*>OIM tta* V?rjr Bmi fall tary, arri
pa- laart? and Thar* la Every Proepret Pennsylvi
hOB- of a Macb Farther IacreaM?The Wheat Htathfn
Crap the Larfiit Krer Harreeled?The bart, who
atvs. Ircm end Steel Market In Goad Condi. ,n*J& }?
/_ were dm
P&- lion?Gold Reserve OI|hiil la the 11U- where the
?'i lory srth* Coanlrr. raenta.
h"? / It l> ej
p1'' , dent and
H*nt NEW YORK, Sept, R. O. Dun & morrow ?
enn. Ca'a weekly review of trade will fay toat
morrow: regular tr
He The smallest failure* ever recorded In about Ne
hlch ony month for flve years wore those of ^^hav*
; <o August. No other month since the the summ
monthly reports were commenced by General
Dun'e review exclusively has shown de)erly
faulted liabilities as small within $1,000,- ttnns wltl
igre- 000, and the ratio of such defaults to sol- and A me
a"d vent bualnees, represented by exchange (
"E' through aJ1 clearing houses, only J108 "0 and ndvle
t at In $100,000, Is smaller by 26.5 per cent condition
hold than In any previous month. The clear- condition
amp In?s been *he *vep known spo<
bott. Iu August, and 23 per cent larger than In president!
dre4 iss2id
is rad0 ?rre
j dj. President
The enormous volume of business In a In his hoi
month usually one of the most Inactive ^JJej,
of the year demands attention. Post- Who will *
?"n* ponement during the months of war of ed Into ca
? flnntn>A?a flmt nurohiiiM tphlrf) airy men.
it 2 "" jdont'H ae
,w * have now coma forward explain part of made over
the Increase and the strong absorption Proalder
** of securities explains part, but there haa c,ty n
e also been a great decline In the average After dl
of prices for all commodities, so that it hattan h
9 ^ takes & much larger volume of business ?CJ
e'nts in tons or bushels to make up transao- tel. and fo
? of Hons amounting to a million more than reception.
In 1892. It Is therefore, itrlotly true that fJJJldwi*
i'ved business is larger than in the very be?t president
of all past years and yet there is every Mrs. Hobi
prospect of much further Increase. row ?ff'
l tO" / ip|
Hbly There Is no room to doubt that the njjw 7
8ur" wheat crop, even though It may fail a way, tQ th
hade below some estimates, will prove ternoon t]
Iclal the largest ever harvested, and although (lent McK
?een neert)0hm estimates Europe's crop at and p^va
ders 232.000.000 buyfcels more than the last, t^jj 0f ^
aval that would be only an average yield, C(>rtlng th
jlete w^,,e other evidence is less favorable, and Imm
pine Foreign buying has been strong so that $
tion Atlantic exports for the week have been president
In 3,326,878 bushels against G,534,758 last hats. Th
year, and Pacific exports 458,881 bushels ?S^y**tfte
against 258.651 last year. But receipts caaTiJg* f
mp the west are increasing, ona tne price coupi^ or .
has dropped five cents for spot, though &
"Jhe the September option la seven-elghtJhs
" lower for the week. Corn haa fallen a
!fra fraction, later reports Indicating a leas Th?ti\r?p
,e"~ satisfactory yield, and probably not "r
1 n more than should be consumed at home SAVAN
In enlarging the stock of animal The vannah *
advance of a alxteenth In cotton -to 6.81 c^one *
2. centa has followed a little better milling tho coa*t
demand, with rather less favorable re- afre on lh'
!anv ?' Prol>a1),fr yield, "but the crop Is terIor 09
no at the worst likely to exceed the world's D^aMy i
e no needa. rhe ^??
nska _ y renders c<
hree 'rhe Improvement In the Iron Industry man5'
lble. has not only continued, but becomes no new*
more impressive because, after enor- Wj|^Vflra
1 n * minis buying of materials has satisfied Elands t>
said the needs of great consumers for months great tidal
he to come, the demand for products Is so sa^ds of j
'cu- ***** that both niaterlato nnd products ji^e^hat^
two gradually advance In price. Bessemer heavy. T!
hout pig has risen to $10 55 at Pittsburgh, lined wfth
ssa- ]ocaj ^ Chicago and anthracite Bluffton (
?j|J~ foundry at the east are strong and also JJJJJJ
bars and plates advance a hade, with The barl
most structural and plate mills filled the crew
with orders for months to come and 26,- and ?JJ? c
The 000 tons rails sold at COilcngo for dellv- Sma5"it'
r r?- ery next year. The ad-vancs In tin bo rue Son
lQ- plates, in splto of production far greater bodies of
2. than was thought possible not long ago, n.ot *
is evidence that the consumption of river
steel in that branch will be heavy. The to $250.00C
wire nail works alto report a better de- has been c)
mand and the output of Conneflsvllle ??The
. , , ...... ? nan anu A
Erie, coke has started up, gaining 10,000 tons dreds of tl
for the week. A heavy
ntal ? Savannah
"CM Th, woolen mill* have, rather twtttr
four orders this week, but not enough as yet The ?oot
the to warant running nearly full force,with joining Sn
Mico the price of wool held at the west much J1*1**
<mes above eastern markets and by those enTedfre*
Sine, markets about 1 cent higher than the or twenty
Eric mills are bidding. In cotton mnnufac- ty, S. C.
? Vh#? ?n(|
ttter turo there 10 better demand wrti* ?. six
the teenth rise In print cloths, though brown flfty rnll'es
sheetings are a shade lower, the demand The loos
por- for other good? being still fairly strong. been smnl
Failure* for the week have been 171 In .reportVJf
w the United States against 191 last year OMhe J
bead and 22 In Canada agnlnst, 25 last year. here, tho c
, but tern south
were Th? Gold ltrsprv* Itneeril. eept loeal
?hf? WASHINGTON, Sept. 2.-The gold tw?
fuJJl re serve In the United States treasury nejw
cop- reached the highest point In Its history to the blo<
As to-day with a total reserve of $219,520,- For fifty
P"1 872. Tho highest previous amount was co]lntry
1218.000.000. which was recorded In 1
im- - - __
e to Maroh, 18M. The reaerve waa establish- track* unt
tiavo in 1879 with 1116.000,000. It flrat fUllnr, th
rwtoh?d ?:00,000.000 In October, 1187,
when -tho flffur<?a were $2,000,000 nbovo nre ovprtlo
Two that mark. Tho loweat point reached the cotintr
ilary was $44,000,000 In January. 1805. In- June, cor>
h to 1W7, there wan $140,000,000 and one year "na? o'
and later th? amount wan $167,000,000. flood cont
was not aoon r
was a.w?hi*i? Iron ??dlte?t. In Bavann
Ikull CHICAGO, Sept. 1?Tron and Steel exhauatcd,
with will ?ay to-morrow: "Tho advance of Taking t
'JvU* t0 " per *?n' w*llc'1 ,,IU, and\hoae'i
( a, I n,n,1,> on alnioat all klnda of Iron and the grown
got ateel product haa not In any reapect erally and
f" 1 checked the volum* of bmlneaa. On the 2ii,l>efou
Now contrary th. wtlvltr I* ?mttr than SLaT'
tfcout exception all branches of
and steel industries are in a
factory condition. Mill* are
businesi because they cannot
veries. Railroad* are ordering
lot# of rails they can secure
oson's delivery and are heavy
machinery and tools.
rk Chjr-M* Will VUlt Camp
Wlkaff To-day.
ORK, Sept 2.?Pretldent Mcjcompanled
by Mrs. McKlnley.
bb C. Hayes, Colonel and Mrs.
Herrlck end George D. Coro
President's assistant secreved
at Jersey City over the
mla railroad at noon to-day.
ft at the Pennsylvania railroad
' Vice President and Mr* Ho
will remain with them durstay
in the city. The party
ren to the Manhattan hotel,
y will occupy the state apart:pected
that when the PreslBocretary
Alger come here totrders
will be Issued sending
my more of the volunteer
t It said detachments of the
oops will be sent to the forts
w York, Rhode Island and
ut to relieve the volunteers
t been on duty there during
Shatter is familiarizing himIhe
condition of affairs at
koff. He has held consulta1
Clenerals Wheeler, Young
9. The last named has been
looking Into the affairs of the
3eneral Wheeler's suggestion,
ed General Shatter as to the
of the hospitals, the methods
for the sick and the sanitary
of the camp.
?lal train having on board the
al party will arrive during the
There will be no formal pai*Iew
of the troops. When the
arrives a salute .will be flred
tor, and General Shatter and
Generals Wheeler and Young
ir#? lhf? dlntinirulihed visitors.
Miter carriages and be escortmp
by a detachment of cavIn
accordance with the PreaBlre
not much display will be
his arrival In camp,
it McKlnley and his party left
110:15 to-night for Camp Winner
was eerved at the Manotel,
the President went uphe
Transportation club rooma,
upy the upper floor of the hor
an hour he held on informal
Chauncey M. Depew Introcallers
to the President. The
will spend Sunday with Vice
Hobart. Mrs. McKlnley and
irt, who did not go to Camp
ill leave for Paterson to-morh?
President Affected.
ORK/ Sept. 2.?While on its
e Fifth Avenue hot** tlri? afhe
carriage containing Preslinley,
Vice President Hobart
te Secretary Porter met a deie
Seventy-first regiment ese
remain* of Corporal* Sheld
en. who were killed In the
San Juan hill, to the ceme1th
reverential respect the
and his party removed their
P '
oHowtd th* funeral cortege a
blocks down Fifth avenue beote4
and then returned.
I th? Southern Conat?8mti? nimh
id Othrr Point* SnfT?r.
NTAH, Ga.. Sept. 2.?While Saas
suffered heavily from the
tiich swept over thi* section of
Wednesday morning, the dame
ooeat Islands and In the infar
as the storm reached Is
-ded condition of the country
ammunlcatlon difficult and in
;lons It Is entirely cut off and
haa been received to Indicate
conditions are.
t news from the Carolina aea
hlrti were the scene of the
[ storm of 1883, In which thou>er?ons
perished, was .received
Hille the storm was nothing
of Ave years ago, the loss Is
lie beaches north of Tybee are
wrecks of small craft and at
ind the other small settleirly
all of the houses were un1
many were destroyed.
k Noe, In attempting to rescue
of which Lieutenant Morgan
?f his companions lost their
about disappeared.
[earners have patrolled Calaind
all day searching for Che
the heroic rescuers, but they
leen recovered.
to the rice crop on the Bavmnalone
Is estimated at $200,000
. Three-fourths of the crop
i to planters between Savant
ugutfta will run Into the hunhou
flood 1s reported In the upper
river and messengers were
Yom. here to-night to warn
f ha approach.
ton cn?p In the counties advannah
Is practically ruined,
st report* from the utorm lnt
Savannah was In the southif
It. Its full force passed ten
miles across Beaufort coun- j
Ire territory which the storm
lthough limited to a radius of
, is damaged beyond estimate. I
of life so far as known has I
1. but It Is expected that the
the next few days will show
Ive line* of railroads entering
>nly outlet Is by the plant syato
Jacksonville. No mall exmalls
have been received tor
Three carloads of Florida
waiting an outlet north. Buslictlcally
nt a standstill owing
king of the railroad*.
mll?*s west of Savannah, the
practically under water. The
are unable to form any estlhe
damage or to repair the
11 the watrp falls. Instead of
t? water Is rising.
ioc, Ogeechee, Ockmulgee and
rivers and their tributaries
wed and the water Is flooding
iimmn m uiv >"
no and In the aparncly fettled
f the flooded country, If the
Intte*. ami communication I*
r-eetabllahed, will be fterlous.
ah the meat eupply i* about
he Iomcii In flavannah. where
art of the dnmcigi* \va? done
nu/itnlned by the rice planter#,
r* of cotton, by farmer* *enby
railroad* and chipping. It
ml that an estimate of 11,000..
it will be reasonably within
On t aflTcrlnf In Anuy Ommjm ?9m?
Caqm of III llraltli pflWiyi.
CLEVELAND, 0.. Sept. *r0?*tor
M'. A. Hfcmmk has returned tb$!?iraland
after a mouth's outing in ISM Yellowstone
park and the noitbwM' the I
course of an interview conogtUic the '
reported sufferings la army caxrfpa, Hr.
Hanna said:
"I do not care to place thfMpiW!.for
the comllUona upon any oner I.irtlJ jfciy.
however, ihat the governor*'of the different
*tati*s appointed thj^.falttiiieer ,
officers, and we And that, (lie UlsieM I
among the troops coqtea from^ih^volunteer
ranks. The places for tfcs Ration
of the camps were aeleotsd bMftut?e
of their availability and the'jvmriM?cll- 1
malic conditions. J
"Krgalur troop* have been camped by
new lUDOQff them. I do not wonder ihat
the death rate ha* been 00 btgh jr ttme
instances. Several times 1 vMU<4 Ump
Alger and (ooked- curefully ,fipr?r the
placet At the edge of the cttofrl found
banana stands and places fw??)>eer
and pop and such Muff wer*?M to the
ti<ooi*. TIUb kind of stuff utf?r' helped
the volunteers. jj?ajjyv'' t
"Look at the task which lias been performed
by the adminlfrtratloiW At the
outbreak of the war there-IrAprovl- 1
slon but for 20,000 men. I um acquJttnt- (
ed personally with the head* of totfwar t
department, and I am positive they
worked from sixteen to eight**** hours 5
each day to equip and arm fblf jreat c
army of between 275,000 and (pen. ;
The whole affair seme marveioui me .
and could not have been acCompHshod '
by any other nation' In the world. The 1
war department had a most stupendous t
task before It and It was equal to the t
At Pan*, Illluola?Dcpnly HlktrUfSi Nak* ^
a Ormouitrmltiit 1
PANA, 111., Sept l-Flfty-four of the c
deputy sheriffs who have beta on guard r
J? -? ??"? Saiti5ssld? ?? ! .. mine. ?
iu-u?v mi tiio ? ?- ?r .
made a demonstration (his afternoon by
marching in a body through the ptincipal
fltreeta of the city, wtt? loided h
Springfield rifles and fixed bayonet* to
city hall park, where they rested on
their arms for half an hour. T!??g were
In charge of Mayor Penwell,' and Chief
Deputy William Baldwin. Later {they
returned to the Springside mine.t
All along the line of march dtlsens
hissed the deputies and applied all
manner of epithets to theib, bat the
deputies coolly continued the msjch.
Mayor Penwell said the deputies were
brought to the city on orders of Governor
Tanner, but the state secretary of
the labor bureau, David Ross, the governor's
representative here, looking into
the altuation, denied the stoteais&t of
the deputies and operator Penwell
said It was feared the lives of the deputies
and operators' familias were In
danger. The demonstration '-totted
great excitement. ^ 1 *j
ST. LOUIS. Sept. tr-A spsciit to the
Post-Dispatch from Pens, III., *ays
that State President Hunter,of the United
Mine Workers' Asportation of iIllinois,
returned to-day from the south,
where he had gone for the purpose of
preventing any more negro- miners
coming north to work during thsr present
strike. He was unsuec?atftlV for another
trainload of colored mltttt* Is expected
at Pana this afternoon. The union
miners .make dire threat*;5aga!nst
u"~" ? " ??!?? ?<-? far na ?? inr thnf
their wljl ditch the train. " I - ; i
It wan reported that a conference be- (
tween operators and miners would be t
held to-day, but David Ron, eecretary *
of the state labor bureau, announced "
that, the operators had refused to Son- x
fer. Operator Overholt, of the Spring- p
fide mine, denies that he premised a
conference. ,
SPRINGFIELD, Illi., Sept. l.-Qo?er- .r
nor Tanner to-day revoked the Inn of e
absence of the third regiment' Illinois t
volunteers. A regiment of 8ona of Vet
erans will temporarily be mustered In- G
to the national guard. The action if in
anticipation of labor troubles St .Pnn;i T
and Irden. The Third, a? volunteer? In
the United.States army, are away from B
the state, on leave of absence.
SPRINGFIELD, lit., Sept t-Batlory <J
B. Illinois national guard, left Gales- t
burg to-night for thin city With their
two gatllng guns. They will to Into
camp here and will be ready. 16' proceed n
to Pana on short notice. All .is quiet f
there to-night. v
Pr?1lct*d for R?il Year?WrttVirginia *
nan Factor.
CLEVELAND, 0., Sop ft. 1?In an In- a
tervle-w to-day Mhnager Young, of the ti
M. A. Hanna Cool company, lft quoted o
as saying: "In the early part of next |j
year we will have one of the greatest j(
coal strikes this country has ever teen. 1
All Indications are that the strike will P
last many months. Tho miners stand la
at all times ready to fight against a re- h
ductlon of wages. When the Chicago p
contract expires, or possibly before that 1<
time^ they wH* be obllired to accept a I
reduction of 15 or 16 cents a ton or fight. t<
I think they wlH tight, and will fight o
harder than they ever have before.
"The West Virginia miners are working
cheaper than they over have before. Q
All efforts on the part of the other mlners
to organize them have bean In vain. a
There is no hope that they will be p
brought Into line." q
Pnnr M?n Klllftf.
INDIANAPOLIS. Sept. I?A ipoclal
to the Sentinel from Bloomtnftsn, Intl.,
says: A horrible accident ocotirr^d nt tl
Stlnesvllle this afternoon In which four d
men were Instantly killed by a dyna- o
mite explosion and many others ?e- 1'
riously injured. The men were blasting s<
rook for a new pike, when s terrific explosion
of dynamite occurred, Instantly
killing the following: John W. Williams.
John Orubb, Buck Wampler, Bdward g
Watts. Tho fatally injured: Ber. Fyffe, ^
Milton HlKe. Willie iyiioro. im a
jured were brought to stlnesriuo wid J
the coroner was summoned from "
Hloomlngton. The men killed and In- ?
Jured were well known cltiaena of this n
county. All had families, and some tl
grown children. They ranged In lge r
from 40 to 60 years. Illk* lost an arm t<
and a leg and lie 1m dying to-night. fl
P?nn?flviinla ( rmiitlii n
WILLIAMS 0ROVE. Pa., 8ept 1? ?
The twenty-fifth annual gathering of ^
State Grangers cnme to n close nt thin j,
place to-day. The attendance durltiK p
the week has been th?' largest In the
history of the organisation!*!# mana*?nient
estimating the total number- of
t iii ?k nan Tum^mniv
win <h<' theme of the orntofa to-day. the '
Jay hnvlnn bom act apart eapeclallF for ?!
Prohibition. Rev. 8. C. Swallow *n? >
the principal upealcor at the afterno m ,
(fathering He deviated from hla topic V
at one point to touch on (juaviam, but f
In the main confined hl? remark* to the h
c-nine nf prohibition. Thi r* wai but a it
mall aultence to hear hint thwh Win* w
lea* than 1,000 people and In th" au?ll- ci
torlum hardly une-tcnth at UM 'Dttm- t'
l** s m
Between Great Br
[a Egyptian Affairs, and for <
Becognlze Germany's dal
Her Snrplu Population
European Polities.
LONDON, Se-pt t-A report woa c
-rat here to-day that a treaty of ?
inee between Great Britain and
nan**, oo the line* of tbe apeech of
!bambertain, the were ton* of atate
he colonies, wn? actually comple
eaterday. Thle la probably an amp
artlon of the goealp relative to the di
'l?Ue of Count von HatrfWd-Wefd
?urr, the German amtoaaeadoiN to
irltlah foreign office during the I
ortulght, which have been attrlbu
o a deetre upon the part of Gercu
nd Great Britain to formulate a c<
nan policy in regard to Rusala \
Jhlna. Another explanation of the G
aari ambaaaadior'e vlBlt? to the fore
ifllce here la that they relate to
nlvari trlhnnida nf Rrvnt. thft Inter
lonal agreement on the subject end
a~ February. Through French i
tusslan influence the court baa alw
lampcred the British plana for the
f the Egyptian savings and the
rancement of Egypt. Now, (t la m
n agreement ha? almost been, reaci
ty which Germany will sifpport
Irltlsh vlew^ relative to the future o<
osltlon and powers of the mixed tri
It la said that as m quid pro quo
iermany'a support In Egypt Or
Srltain wHi recognise Germany's da
o utilize Syria as an outlet for her s
lus population.
Syria Is a division of Asiatic Tur!
rhdch Includes Palestine, estimated
over an area of about 146,000 *qu
rrilea. It haa a population of about
50,000, mostly Mohammedans, but
luding about 360,000 Greek ChrlstU
00,000 iTaronitea and Roman Cathod
75,000 Jews and 48,000 Bruses.
Emperor William of Germany haa
ome time past been planning a trij
destine, and* he is expected to v
erusalem this fall, in order to dedic
he. German church there and1 lay
ornerstone of the German school, p
onage and) hospital* His majesty :
tiso undertaken to regain for the J
nan uiuimiu* uw ?>
Joenaculum (in ilon), the "Chambe
he Last Supper," and the sultan
Turkey )n said to have intimated
rtllingness to meet the wish of the <
>eror in this matter.
The P&tt Mall GaxeWe this aftern?
ecedved from a source (n which it
very confidence the information t
he Angfo>-<3ennan agreement was sij
d this week by Mr. Balfour and
lerman ambassador, in behalf of tt
espectlve power*
Continuing, the Pa4t MUM Gaac
ays that while the agreement is
trlcted* it embraces an offensive I
efensive alliance in certain eventui
The Pall MSatt Gaaette adds: "1
?ew and momentous departure in <
oreign policy comes as a natural
elopment of ths European sltuatrto
The Pail Mail Gazette then quotes
peech which Mr. Chamberlain made
Mrmlngbam on May 13 last bidding
German aillance awl continues: "L
frty it has been evident, from the ti
f the eemd-offlala* German press, t
fie two governments have been dn
ig closer, and finally there were p
jnged' conferences between Co
latxfddi and1 Mr. Balfour. The
arture of Count Hatzfeldt proves t
be object of the consultations has b
chievod. Besides, Mr. Chamber!
as gone to America, Lord Salisbury
rolonglng his absence and Mr. Balf
?vee for his holidays on Saturd
Jvidently the ministers do not exp
j have to d?U with crucial questl
f foreign poticy.'
LONDON, Sept 2.?Mr. Balfour w:
uestioncd on the subject this aftern
bsolutely declined to discuss the
orts in circulation regarding an An*
erman alliance.
Count von Hotafeldt, who was bell
d to have left. London, was again
le foreign office here this afternoon
It Is reported on the Block excha:
lat the Anglo-German alliance or
crsfukMng, relates to British purch
f Delagoa Bay with Germany osrc
tg. As a result Kaffir and Portugu
tcuritios are booming.
England l'?i tho Cwu'i Bark.
LONDON, Sept. 2.?The Westmin!
nzette this afternoon announces t
hrough the absence of tho Marquis
allsbury, Great Britain has not rep
> the czar's poace note, the Brit
mbassador at St. Petersburg has
fixtiy communicated in cordial tei
fie hearty sympathy with which
pnorlpt was read by the acting mil
?r for foreign affairs. Mr. Balfour,
rat lord of the treasury. When
larquls of Salisbury replies to
ote, the Westminster Gazette con!
os. he will hall with satisfaction t
ellght the czar's Initiative, nwur
Im of tho determination of her r
isty's advisors to co-operate hcartll)
romotlng hla great aim.
Frightful Railroad Accident
JJOTiVVBi, nepi. z.?J\ imioie w
ent haa taken plnco at Welling
ugh railway station, on the Londoi
airthwrstorn railway, near Mane*
r. Two hoys pushed a loaded lugg
trolley" on the track Juxt an the
res* train was approaching ut a up
f fifty miles an hour. The train i
Iralled and fearful scenes ensued. '
rWkago of tho railway carrla
\ught Are, the engineer, fireman i
xo passenger* were killed and mi
7 -j . . . ?.( . f :
itain and Germany an
ilished Fact
i ' "
&at Accommodation the Brittih will
du to Vtllln Syria as an Outlet for
i?A Very Important aoTeaeni u
let- lluSM Tu tmknrf rnnau >I?M
Mr. af Julln-Catliut Hu Iillu Ot?M ,
(or <? KMpw Ik* Dmftl Cmi
ted PA RIB, Sept. 2, 11 p. m.?The report
tin- Put In drculatloo ti? a sen wtscr
illy that a revision of the Dreyfus oua had
en- been decided upon, appear* to be prethc
matura It Is now pointed out that ?
cat revision must t>* sanctioned by a cablted
net council under the presidency ot M.
iny Faure.
>m- No such council has been held aa <
uid yet, but M. Cavaignac, the minister ot
ler- war, conferred at great length to-day,
Kn with M. 8arrlsn, the minister et Justhe
lice, and M. Brlcson, president of the
na- council and minister of the interior. The
In* presumption Is that these conference*
uxl had to do with the proposal of revlsay?
ion. but the results have not been made
u?0 public.
a(J" The movement in favor of ? revision
^ of the Dreyfus case is growing strbnger
in the papers, which until now have
the been hostile to the prisoner of Devil'*
>m~ Island. The Matin to-da?r says: 'The
bu" absence of M. Bourgoies, (the minister
of education), prevented the ministers
for from coming to & decision yesterday
"eat and another meeting of council will be
lma held to-day."
iur" General Pelliux has tendered his res- '
ignatlon, but it was withdrawn on the
toy instance of Genera} Zurllnden.
. to M. Lascas, a member of the chamber
an of deputies, had an interview this morn2,.
ing with the minister for war, M. Cavin
aignac, on the recent development In /
ina, the Dreyfus case. The minister retteries,
ated that he was convinced of the gulli
of the prisoner, but added that at the
for same time he was determined to punish
to all farho had been derelict In their duty.
a/iapwDi'/li /fpr!nr?d thai
ISil iMO ,T~-.
ate ffo long as M. Cavalgnao was minister
the for war there would be no revision of
ar- tho Dreyfus case, adding:, that asin the
has event of a revision the trial could_ not
Ro- again be held behind closed doors and It
the would be impossible to produce publicly
r of some of the documents. The acquittal
of of Dreyfus must certainly result from
his a re-openlng of the case.
mv- it was announced this afternoon by
the Patrla that several officer# of the
QQn general staff have decided to resign
has 8hort,y ond divulge all they know of
the entire Dreyfus affair. One officer
declares that war will inevitably follow,
as a result of the revelations which will
leJr be made regarding the machinations tof
another government.
ltte The most pesslmlstlo feeling* exist
re_ It is the common belief that Great Brltind
ain and Russia are on the eve of war,
and that the consequences of the Dreyfus
scandal will Involve France In war
with Germany.
cmr The government Is doing its beet to
stem the rising tide of agitation by a
studied quiescence which scandalizes
th* Journal des Debates and other pa
tho pers, but It may succeed In getting over
'at the crisis. M. Faure Ignores the refor
proechea of the press and remain* at
at" Havre.
one ??????
. t If Germany Bpok* Oat
IW- LONDON, Sept 1?M. De BIowlts,the
ro- Paris correspondent of the Times, teleSo
CraPh" (bat he hu ot)tjLln^ the views
hat of a "distinguished German" on the
cen Dreyfua situation. The individual ada'ri
mltted that Germany, tor speaking out
oUp could perhaps clear up the Droyftis af?
ay. fair, but be added "that the Interests
'ect of the nation are superior to. those of
any man and that If Germany were
listened to, Beneral De Bolsdeffre could
hen cot remain an hour at the head of the
oon staff, whereas Germans ought to wish
re- to have him itay thcr at lone as posslflo
jr. df Blowlti sajrs: "General da
tt- BoladefTre'a ahortcomlng* an Jnat u
at fully underatood here In France."
gn_ n?rnitiln Ih? Winner*
as* NEW TORK, Sept 2.-Eliwrood Mcnt"
Closkey, of Philadelphia, was badly
iese beaten by Joe Bernstein. of this city, at
the Lenox athletic club to-night. They
met for a twenty round tout at 121
iter pounds, but before the bout had proh
. greased a half dozen rounds It was a
# foregone conclusion that the local boxer
1 of would win. McCloskey lost a Jot of
lied 'blood from a damaged ear, cut eye and
tish split nose. He grew weak after the
al- twelfth round and before the fifteenth
ma was half over Referee Charley White
the ordered the men to desist as McClosils
key was too weak to continue and
tho awarded nis veraicc in ravor 01 uemthe
stein. Harry Forbes, of Chicago, and
the Pats** Donovan, feather weights, raet
[In- for a ten round bout. Honors were even
ind in the first three rounds. In the fourth
ing round Forbes increased the pace and alna
though -the Phlladelphian fought clever.
In ly, he was outclassed. Forbes pounded
him severely with rights and lefts on
the head and In order to savo a knockout,
the referee stopped the bout and
I. Forbes was declared the winner.
"ir- Weath*r Forecast far To.it?f.
\ &. For Wifirt Vlrrlnla, Western Pennaylva.....
nln and Ohio, threatening weather; thun'der
storms in the afternoon; ahowers and
"Kl probably cooler Sunday afternoon; light
<**; southerly wind*.
UmI TiMpmtart.
i'?H The temperature yaaterday aa observed
rne lyy schnepf. druc*lat. corner Market
rcs and Fourteenth streets, was as follows:
7 ?. m 7} 11 p. M
iny 9 a. m SO [ 7 p. II
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