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Relinquishes Sovereignty Over
and Claim to Cuba
Whteli Absolves (bi UulUd 8Ii(m from
tnjr iCeipondMUtfr for Ota Catmn Dabt.
Tha FirmnM* of Uia Amtrloui ComInlulonen
Hroaght iba Dona to Tlma*
It waH a TleklUh Point bat wu Wall
Carried bjr Jad|i l>ajraod ltU Confareas.
Tlia Philippine A'ut Nat will bo
t'mcketl? to (hti Com the Debt 4?utloD
?. B?inatvh>t Camnllcutcd.
PARIS, Oct. 17.?The American commissioners
have (Irmly but courteously
declined to aaumt tor the United States
the entire or Joint responsibility for the
fjpanlsh financial conditions. and the
Spanish commissioners have Anally
abandoned the effort and have agreed
(hat the Cuban article of the protocol
hall, without conditions, have a place
In the ultimate treaty ot peace. It vu
not until Monday that they became absolutely
convinced that the Americans
had. from the ouaet of their refusal to
accept the Cutout debt, meant exactly
what ttiey said.
In spite of the fact that the Spanish
/vimmusloners had, as a back ground of
their effort*, doubts of succeeding, their
> hope of so doing ho* been so keen and
their contention has been 00 vigorously
prosecuted that the final conviction of
their Inability to win their point brought
to the Spaniard* such a shock and depression
thai, consistently with these
dispatches at the time, there were grave
doubts aa to the continuance of the negotiations.
The support of these statements 1* the
fact that Senor Montero Bios, after
Monday's session and on Tuesday last,
would have resigned the presidency of
the Spanish peace commission, had he
not believed that his so doing may have
grievously stkoken, even If It had not unseated
Senor tSagasta's government.
From this stanlpolnt. If for no other
reason. Senor Montero Rlos retained his
'position, and at yesterday's session, acting
under the conviction arrived at on
Monday, the Spaniards announced that
they woold forego further argument on
- the Cuban debt and agreed that, practically
in the terms and absolutely In the
nt +>** +h? about
Cuba should go forward lota the final
Thu.? Spain agrees to relinquish sovtrelgniy
over and claim to Cuba without
either lerms or conditions.
All differences, If any existed, regard*
-txrfarU Rlco-MItt mg-seln.Uuii uf the
Island AC Guam, were atea arranged by a
mutual understanding and the commts lontr*
found themselves well nigh
iouchlog the Philippine question, which
will be taken up n?xt week.
The session of the Joint commissioners
which began to-day at 3 p. m? ended at
< p. m.
I'oiltlon of United Statu on Cabfttt Debt
QnMtlon was Unassailable?Th? Philippine
Problem Comes Next.
* . WASHINGTON, Oct. 27.-The Intimation
conveyed by the American commissioners
to the Spanish commissioners at
Monday'* session of the peace conference
In Paris that the position of the
United States with respect to Cuba and
the Cuban debt could not be regarded
ao subject to change, and that consequently
the American commissioners
were ready to proceed with the consideration
of orher heads under the protocol
the Farts advices siu>*r had the desired
effect.' The one concession as to
Cuba that our commissioners will make
will be to guarantee for the United
States that life and property shall be sej
cure In Cuba. This responsibility the
United 8tates will assume only to such
time as a stable government shall be
formed and operative In Cuba. There
will be no perpetual guarantee on this
Undue significance has been attached
to the dispatch of a special messenger
from Washington yesterday to the
President at Philadelphia. Almost
every day a long report has come
by cable from Judge Day, president of j
the American commissioners* ot Paris,
telling what had been accomplished,
what the Spanish commissioners were
peeking, and what the American commissioners
proposed to do at the next
meeting. Th? President has gone over
thene reports very carefully In company
with Secretary Hay and sometimes with
military or naval experts if their advice |
flamed to b<? necssary. Yesterday'.* report
was very long and to have reduced
It to cipher code for the purpose of telegraphing
it to Philadelphia would have
consumed more time and been less sat- I
^factory In results than the service# of I
a mrs?enKer. As u vital stage has been ,
reached it was thought advisable not to
delay until the President's return and so
Assistant Fecretary Orldler'a confidential
clerk was ???nt to Philadelphia with 1
the dally report. I
It Is expected that the commissioners j
will now take up the subject of the
Philippines. Th?* American commissioners
among other thing* have h-jen |
;n>iKwif? into tne fuojeui or hip j-nuifpinc
debt about which there 1* murh Ignorance
at thin end of the line. It is tinlikely
rhrtt the name rule will be applied
to that debt aft was instated upon relative
*.o the Cuban debt. In other words
If the United Stat?'? annexe* the Philippines.
which seem* now to be the logical
outcome of the situation, It might'}>
reasonably contended that at leaet no
much of the debt as represented moneys
expended f ir the Improvement of the ishud*
should put* to the United State*
with the title. The situation I* regarded
as materially different from that In
Cuba, where the United State* gain*
nothing *ub*tantlal, finr. with the annexation
of the Philippine, wo should
nrfjuh'' .1 territory almost as large an
the British Isl's with a turning populaHon
iif more thnn N.000,000 people, u
will lie fiir the American commlasloncn!
to arrange of the transferor
the Philippines to the United States, ?*
it Is eipreesly stipulated in th? p??ce
protocol that -the deposition of the Philippines
shall be arranged by tbe'peace
commissioners so that there la ample
warrant unlike the case of Cuba tor full
discussion of all questions of tits Philip- I
pins debt, municipal and Insular,
Mora him to Tiki ib? stamp la Favor or
gonad Jlottey, Which mcsbi iii IU>
pablluit Candidal*. g
Spsolal DKpatcb to ths Intalllfsncsr.
Z. Taylor Vinson, the well known National
Democratic leader lus consented
to go on the stamp during the rest of
the campaign. >
He has a list of fpolntments, which
were shown to an Intelligencer reporter,
?? -?t ?# iib In thm
tVJIJt.il WJIi moo Uf (Hi V* liia wwo ... ...
Fourth congressional district. I.
The colonel 1* consistent with his put t
record, In favor of sound money, and t
will Insist upon the people putting their s
vote* where they will do tbe most gxiod, c
and, as his party haa no candidate, it Is d
known that Judge Freer M to be the
benefldary in the matter. t
in Marlon Couty-Saulor XSlkllls* Kn*
tlitulaitle Or.cC!ug Kt Falrraout? Dmj*
loo and Otlaars fipuk at Montana*
Special Dispatch to the Intelligencer. '
FAIRMONT, W. Va., Oct. 27.?The
Republican* erf Mnrlon county had a e
grand rally at the opera house to-night. I
A large and enthusiastic audience as- '
sembled lo hear the Issues of the cam- s
palgn wiscusseu by Senator S. B. Elklnst j-'
Judge W. S. Meredith, chairman of t
the meeting, after a few well chosen
remarks, introduced tne senator, who ?
spoke for over an hour, and a halt He 0
briefly discussed the important quel- c
tlona of the day, and clearly defined c
the position of the Republicans relative
thereto. He Impressed upon the people ,
the great necessity of sustaining the .
Republican principles, and ibowtti
cleariy the great advantage* it would
be to tne.people of West Virginia to
stand to the sound principles of Republicanism,
and return a solid delegation
to the nsxt bouse of representatives.
His speech, dear cut and forcible,
was received with the most hearty applause.
Notwithstanding the fact that people
for mile* around came to Fairmont
to bear Senator Elklns, a large meeting
was held at Montana, Just four
miles belftw, Congressman Dayton,
Alex. R. Campbell and Harry Shaw being
the speakers. This meeting was
made up largely of miners, who gave
the speakers a warm reception. 9? far
there have been few speeches made this
----- thm mitiitf hiit the indications
are that from now or the Republicans
will make a vigorous campaign from
the stump.
Aroass a Large Audtenoe at Klaatlagtoa
10 GrcaUai Salhnalumi
Special Dispatch to th? Intelligencer.
HUNTINGTON. W. Va., Oct. r.?The
Republican meeting to-night - waa a
magnificent success In every respect.
The crowd was Immense and enthusiastic.
Judge Freer, and Bon. C. T. Caldwell
were the speakers. Both addresses
were characteristic of the speakers, logical
and forcible, accompanied by a
depth of earnestness that Impressed the
minds ot many who desired honestly to
be informed upon the Issues of the day.
It Is a known fact that several hundred
dollars are on deposit In the city to
be put up upon Judge Freer's election,
at the odds of four to three, but no takers
have shown up as ret Chairman
Campbell says the judge's majority will
be two thousand.
AtSllUmtll*?H> Meet* Withn Oration
Id (h?t Town.
Special Dispatch to the Intelligencer.
SISTERSVILLB, W. Va., Oct. 27.?
The meeting held here tills evening by
Governor Atkinson was one of the best
that has been held here so far, not excepting
the rousing meeting held the
early put of the week by Senator Elkins;
The meeting this evening was held In
the Opera House, and long before the
speaker appeared the bouse waa well
1 filled, end when the meeting waa called
I to order there was a large crowd pre*
entTbe governor presented the Issues
i ot the day In a lucid and Interesting
manner, and he was frequently Interrupted
by loud applause. ,
| Capt. Varaktr lUcaverlug?ITany Sehoan.
ri Wrecked en the Coast. ' 1
HAVANA, Oct. 27.?Captain Foraker,
of the United States military commission,
Is out of danger and doing splen- <
dldly. ;
The steam launch belonging to the
artillery depot foundered this morning
Inside the bay, close to the entrance of 1
the harbor. No lives were lost.
The schooner Cora Dunn went ashore ,
Sunday morning on the shoals known
as the Cabesas de Cayo Romero, close
(o Diana Key, Cardenas, and has proved
to be a total loss. Her cargo consisted ,
of 3,500 tons of coal. ,
Th? schooner Kale left Key West on |
| October IK, with a cargo of stores and
' * "*' -"?e>llaa fn- ttl? Pllhon fflPMI
I mimical au^iic* iu? -?.??
under General Jose Mlquel Gomel at
Hanctl 8plrltus. ,
At daylight on October 22 ahe struck ,
on the San Carloa reefs, between the
I.'-vlia and Arena bays. province of PI'
n?r del Bio. The members of the crew
escaped death almost by a miracle. After
swimming ashore they took refuge
In a mmp, remaining burled In mud
up to their waists for eight hours. They
were eventually rescued and all arrived "
here last night on the steamer Pravano,
which picked them up nt Rio Blnnco.
The cargo was a total loss.
Army nfTunilMitfl Officer*.
COLUMBUS, O.. Oct. 27.?A special to '
the Dispatch from Toledo, p., nays: The
Society of (lie Army of the Tennonsee '
fleeted the following ofllcpra to-day:
i 'msMnnt fiuna^.i <?n.n vllltt R_ M.
Dodge, of Iowa; vice president's. Col.
W. A. Jenkins. Chicago; Col. Jam**
Kllbuiirne, Columbus; Capt. Joseph
Dickerson, Seattle; Gen. R. A. Alger, ,
Detroit; Cnpt. A. A. Thull, Dm Moines;
.' ol. Chnries Parsons, Ht. Louis; Qen, Jt.
W. JJt*aly, Chattanooga; James K.
Slack, Huntington, Ind.; Capt. H. A.
Vastle, St. Paul; Gen. K. A. Carr.WashIngton;
Capt. F. 11. Magdeburg, Milivaukee;
George Auckland, Fremont,
Ohio; corresponding secretary, General
\ndreiv HIckenlooper, Cincinnati; re- I
, riding secretary. Col. Cornelius Cadle, |
Inclnnati; treasurer, Qen. Manning F.
Force, Sandusky, 0. The next meeting
will be held In Chicugo, |
X Philadelphia's Big Jubilee u 1
Memorable Success. a
????? II
lukid bjr ?n Army of Sturdy Soldiers C
Who Are WlUtnjf to So Through the *
Sams Trials ? Pleasant Weather an* f
Pleasant Smllee-Presldent MeKlalejr'i *
Reeeptlon at the Clover Club?He Speaks *
f the Army and Vavf-H* Beerete the h
IbtUM olltt Birw afXulU. u
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Oct 27.-Pres- v
lent McKlnley was the guest of honor "
o-night at the peace jubilee banquet of *
he Clover Club, where he net nearly v
11 of the distinguished visitor? to the P
Itjr and <he leading citizens of Phlla- 11
elphla, as well. *
President McKloley was given an en- t
huslastlc reception when he entered r
he beautifully decorated dining room
rith Postmaster General Smith and
ecretaries Alger and Wilson. In re- jj
ponse to ths patriotic lntroductlbn of c
tolonel A. K. McClure, the president of
he club. President McKlnley said: r
"I cannot forego maldng acknotvl- jj
dgement to this far famed club tor the a
ermlsalon it has granted me to meet tl
rlth you here to-night. You do not '
eem half so bad at this stage ss you p
ave been pictured. No one can unfold ,,
he future of the Clover Club. (Laugh
"It ha* been ao gratifying to me to "
articipate with the people of the city n
f Philadelphia in this great patriotic a
elebration. It was a pageant the like P
if which I do not believe has been _
flnce the close of the great civil war J
/hen Jhe army of Grant, Sherman and 8
Iheridan and the navy of Dupont. Por- n
er and Dablgren gave the great review ?
n the capitol city of the nution. And I P
mow of no more fitting place to have a g
latrJotic celebration than In this great "
ity which witnessed the first conse- T
ration of liberty and of the republic. *
iB I Btood on the great reviewing stand b
witnessing the soldiers and sailors passng
by, my heart was filled only with c
gratitude to the God of battles who has &
o favored as and gratitude to the
iravo soldiers and sailors who had won *
iuch signal victories on land and sea I
.nd had given a new meaning to Amer- v
can valor. r
"It has been especially gratifying to v
ne <o participate not only with the t
>eople of Philadelphia, but with th*. t
>eople of the great west, where I have t
ecently visited. In doing honor to the 't
American army and the America^ f
lavy. No nobler soldiers or sailors I
iver assembled under any flag. Yoii h
lad with you to-day the leaders
Santiago. Porto Rico and Gaantanamo. \:
IVe unfortunately had none of the he- e
-m ~ ??*W TJ.it T ntn ctirn r
oes UL AltUlliHi l?nil urn uu? * u>u ??.? .
hat our hearts go out to them to-night I
md to the brave Dewey and OUb and e
tferritt and all the other gallant men t
hat are now aiMUtnjagthg flag In the *
larbbrclty or tfanTTaTTA voice: "How 1
ibout Hobson?") e
"The American people are always a
ready for any emergency and If the t
Merltfmac Is to be sunk there Is an t
American officer to do It. He succeeded r
n doing what our foe hns been unable t
o do?sink an American ship. (Ap>lause).
"I ask you, gentlemen of the Clover
!Jlub, to unite with me In toasting the 1
irmy and navy of the United States
vithojit whose valor and sacrifice we
;ould not celebrate the victory we have i
jeen celebrating to-day. Not only the r
nen at the front, not only the men on c
he battleships and In the battle line, v
3ut the men at home with ambition to 1
fo to light the battles of American clvl- x
MnlnlnnlB af (hn I II
gratitude of the American people."
At the Academy of Music the Presilent
held an Informal reception for
two hours. With Secretaries Alger and
Wilson he stood on the slage and shook
uands with a long line of people who
padsed In one door and out another,
rhere was no speech-making:, and after
i light luncheon had been served in the
foyer the President was escorted baok
to his hotel and shortly afterwards, at
hsif-past eleven o'clock, the party returned
to Washington.
iteceotlng Philadelphia'* Peace Jubilee
Celebration Ilerlewnd by the President.
Many lltrnei In hint*
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 27.?For three
tours to-day, William McKlnley, commander-in-chief
of the United States
irmy and navy .saw hit* victorious eons
[>ass in review before him. It wae military
and naval day of the great peace
Jubilee, Twenty-flve thousand men
inarched in the most brilliant and 6pcctaoular
pageant the country has withbmaH
In mTinv vprvm.
Within a semi-circular enclosure of *
Che big reviewing mand 1n the magnifl- ?
:ent court of honor, the President stood
arect and uncovered throughout the en- <
tire proceMlon. An these legions prewi- J
ed part his face was set, hut not stern, 1
tnd In his eyes was a gleam of satisfaction.
From his stead fast gaze one
might have fancied him listening \o ,
sounds other thnn those which struck
on the common eax?sounds of deeper '
Import, telling the meaning of this glittering
panorama. Behind these mart] a J j
tunes he might have heard the music of 1
cannon volleys, the sounds of falling 1
cities and the dying shrieks of a deca- j
Jent people, But over these and louder '
he might have heard paens of praise
from a helpless Infant nation lifted out j
it nrvltude and cruelty by the work of J
these embattled hosts. Yet the central
theme and motive of it all was uno of '
|oy and pride In the men and their work
and the nation of which they are.
This was the true significance of the
event. Here and there, when some particularly
renowned body of troops
marched by, the President smilingly ,
waved his hat and motioned the crowds t
across the way to cheer.
Mrs. McKlnley viewed the procession f
from a small stand on the top of the
Conservatory of the Llpplnoott Mansion, ,
Immediately behind the larger stand f
where the President stood. She, too,Was j
not chary of applause. ,
Naiaiil[utow?rd Ftainrn. ,
Th?PA was not an untoward feature <
ot the day?the WMtfcor wa? tonlo an- '
Himn? unlit, RU?t y; tile vaat crowd*
were handled wltheommendahlonkUl "nd
whatever accidents occurred were of the (
moat trivial character. i
Over the President's head hung a i
canopy bearing on Its face the mat of i
arms of the United States and nur- /
fnounted by the new President's flaff. f.?r |
r.he flrat time unfurled In the Uplted i
States. *i
1 During the parado the Prenldent wan i
(surrounded by a small party consisting <
f Vice President Hobart Secretaryof
Var Alger, Secretary iif. Agriculture
Wlaon, Postmaster General Smith. Printe
Secretaries Porter and Cortelyou,
layor Warwick and a tor members of
lie jubilee committee.
Mr. McKtaley arose early this morning
nd after a. lljcht breakfast taken is bis
lellevue apartments, lie and his party
'ere driven to open carriages alone the
sine of the parade, about seven miles In '
ngth. Tbe drive, was, of course,
larked by Incessant applause from tbe
rvwdu. While driving up Broad stret, .
lie party passed General Miles and tils
taff, who were riding to the place of
ormsilon. The moment tbe general's
word made its salutory sweep, the
resident arose In the carriage - and
ilsed his bat, holding It aloft until they
ad passed. Returning to tbe Bellevue,
le presidential party was escorted by a
quadron of the First CKy Troop of
avalry across Broad street, to tbe reiewlng
stand. They bad been preceded
. few moments by Generals Shatter,
avton and Chaffee, wtth thylr aides
na a parcy vt uiaicv.
Ten minute* later, at U3S o'clock, the
latoon of the emergency corpji which
ad the head of the line, reached the
tand and from then until !:30 o'clock :
be. soldier* and gallons tramped on In <
plendid marching order, every sword
alsed In salute, every pin presented.
Illnatrloiu fltrooa In Un,. 1
Many Illustrious bene* were In line, '
ut there was little partiality displayed ;
t the kind or quality of enihusjism ac- ,
orded them.
Major General Miles, as chief marshal, ode
at the front, Inimediateiy l>ehlnd
lie Emenrency corps, until he reached '
Is special reviewing stand at Broad 1
nd York streets, the northern and of
lie mute. Here he dismounted and '
rom the stand watched his men file '
General "Joe" Wheeler rode behind
lie governors, hts gray head bared for J
ome minutes before and after the preslential
stand was reached and bowing 1
peatediy to the President's waving hat
nd tbe applause of the others of the 1
arty and the people generally. j
General Sumner. Captain "Bob" 1
)vans, Commodore Philip, Captain '
Igsbee, Colonel Huntington, wltb his ,
larlncs of nuantanamo fame, all revived
tumultuous gretlng, but, after all,
erhaps, the loudest ovation was that
iven Hobson and hts Merrlmac crew,
'hey rode on a tallyho and as they
eached the reviewing stand all arose,
aced the President and bowed their
a red heads. .,
* " - "? >??IJ Kw ?tin
The rear or uie imc ? - 3
Jrand Army of the Republic and their
Hied military organizations.
As these ancient warriors filed past ,
pith none too lusty step. they saiuted (
he President in their own way. Some (
raved their hats; others timorously
aised their hands in the conventional
iray. while several companies halted, (
urned. and fronting the ^hlef Execu- ,
Ive, presented the tattered old battle ,
lags. One of the posts carried a bat- {
ery of two Runs and saluted with a shot
rom each as the stand was paei*><l. The
'resident responded with tt sweep of his
at and continuous bows.
As the last line nt ibldicri ?nd the
K>dy of police behind them passed the
Hand, the crowds broke through the
l ' ? H?h tnwnrdfl the
opes ana idimc a >? ?
'resident's enclosure. ,He merely bowd
his acknowledgemtivts of the cheering
ind then withdrew to the rear of the
tand to th?*?|ld'>rice UfjMto. J. Dundas
Jppmeott. immediately bacjc of the*
ttand. Hera the party took luncheon
tjtl shortly afterwards the President reIred
tr? his hotel to *pend in re?t the
ime remaining' until the CloverClubdlnler
and the Academy of Musip reception
diking 0,000 Place* Oit of CIrll Service
Con-rot lo bo leaned >?ou.
WASHINGTON, D. C., Oct. 27.?It Is
indorstood that a presidential edict, renovlng
a large number of government
ifflces from the civil service probably
vill be 'promulgated shortly before
rhanksglvlng day. The order Is one
vhlch has been in contemplation many
nonth*. having been deferred from time
o time, owing to pressure of war bu?liess.
As at present determined upon, the
>rder will affect upwards of 6,000 plsces.
t will include deputy collectors of inernal
revenue, who are authorlied to
>ocome acting collector*, actually, servng
In that capacity. There are about
,000 of these deputies.
The largest class affected li the.corps
if examining surgeons of the pension
bureau, of whom thero are in all over
.100. Thero seems to be a general unlerntandlng
that it will be better to
lave these loft out of the civil aervlce,
ilthough Secretary Bliss, while underload
to favor such ac?!on, would not
ecommend It. Over 3,000 of these surgeons
are stated by the civil service
commission never to have been classlled
under the civil service law. The
irder will clear up the misapprehension
is to the actual status of <hc whole
sorps and place them .ill outside.
About flfty ofllce deputy marshals
icretoforo reported ns classified, but
concerning whose status there has been
lome doubt because of their being In
he judicial branch of the ervlce, are
xpected to be placed in the exempt
;lass. There are also other scat*erlng
josltlons, Including some of a fiduciary
ind confidential character, whlcr. will
iggregate possibly several nunarea.
This Is <he scope of the order mi now
jutllned in official circles, but is wbect
to further modifications before bens'
finally- passed upon.
NOTHING Disauirrivo
in (he Situation at Hnrana?Attitude of
InsnramttB Ignored.
WASHINGTON, D. C., Oct. 27.?It Is
;ald at the elate department than here
s nothing disquieting in the situation
it Havana, The evacuation comcnlsilona
are meeting at intervals to suit
:helr convenience aud the oead* of the
*ork In hand; Spanish troops ars t-eng
shipped homeward and tlie way 1?
jelng cleared for the occupation of ?hc
stand by the American garrisons tne
;nd of the present year.
The attitudo of the insurgents is not
i cause for apprehension now more than
t has been, and the ofllrn s nre confllent
that the sentiment, of the better
>lement on the Island of Cuba will bo
'fTectual In securing for tho T7nlte?l
States ofllcers who are charged wltn
idmlnlstratlon of the temporary government
of Cuba the cordial suppcrt of
he vast maJorKy of the Cuban projtlr.
It is conceivable that the end of the
ivnr will ilnd some bands of )awle$f>
nan, perhaps Spaniards an well us Cu- J
l>an*. roving remote and unprotected |
Jlatrlcts, but this is in incwetu on
T>o?t wnr? and even after our late civil
war trouble wna encountered In suppressing
such lawleai elements.
ICnrihqtiftkr III
OTTAWA, Ont.. Oct. 27.?About on.'
o'clock thin morning an earthquake
phock posted over the city. It was dlslinctlv
felt on Handy Hill an<l In tlie :
i/lclnlty of Ollmour ntr??et. On the latter
itreot several ??f the houses were nhnccn.
awakening tho Inmates and oatisn?
uroat alarm. Thi- shack wan only
lllfhtlr felt In the vicinity or Sparks
itreet. The duration WM about tensecmds.
Opening of Dreyfiu Case in Court
of Cassation.
Pialla to IVatortallxa?Parla OnMk?it?d
Itaaif Loat T?a?d?r?Onljr aa Ia*4gal0cani
IfoV G?tkm ud UEutlf OlipM*
d wt-n. Hard Opms Uu Cut tor Dm
DctQ'i If land Martyr tad Sprlo?i a Aw
U-day WMbiat lallM>ll to Sow ? llmd
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PARIS, Oct. 37.?The court of CUMtlon,
which la to decide upon the quesUoo
of rtotwalox the cue of Alfred
Dreyfus, the prisoner of Devil's UuA
n-ho I* alleged to have been falsely
sonvlsted of *etHng Important military
plan* to Kent* at a rorelgn power,
opened at noon to-day. The baH was
Oiled with people, but there wu so
lemonstration around the palace of
JT. Bard opened the proceeding* by rererrtsc
to the excitement ami scanlails
csiused by the 'case, even before
the appeal tor a revision of the case
sva* lodged. Ho then reviewed the history
of the cage from the arrest of
>eyfu?, and aald hi* oondemnatloo wa*
'or one of the crime* which Inspire universal
horror, and It struck one of those
n whom the country bud Vbe moat conlence.
Continuing, M, Bard *poke of the effort*
to obtain a revision of the case,
eferring to the denunciation of Major
Siterhaxy, and reviewed Mme. Dreyfus'
ippeai for a revision of the case.
In 00 doling, M. Jaaro asii? lujb
?as based on the assumption that the
bordereau was written by Major Esteraazy.
He then pointed out that there ,
?ere suspicious facts which Justify tbe
request for the revision. Mine. Dfty'u?
contended that her husband did not
vrlte the bordereau which nearly all the
Mperts reported he did write. The court,
therefore, would have to examine these
[acts, and determine whether a revision
ivua Justified.
M. Bard added that the appeal for a
revision was decided upon In consequence
at the lata Lieut Col. Henry's
confession' that he had forced a document
In the case.
M. Bard next read Col. Du Paty de
Clam's report of tbe arrest of Dreyfus,
then a captain of the French artillery,
doing stsjff duty, In which the colonel
said that Dreyfus, while writing at his
dictation, betrayed Intense excitement.
"But," -V. Bard added, amid tbe surprise
of his hearers, "the photograph
taken of this writing doe* not give tbe
slightest indication that Dreyfus was
laboring under excitement."
Dreyfus, M. Bard also sold, denied to
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had relations, directly or Indirectly,
with foreign powers.
During the session of the court an
f^reYWonly;n^,,J^m^? rtoul
100 persons, atid neaclco oy MM. Drumont.
MUtevoys and Lasc, shouting:
"Vive I'Armee" and "A morte les
Juifs," attempted to enter the court of
cassation. But the passage of the mob
was barred by the police, and large reinforccmnts
were sent to guard the approaches
to the court.
Great stress was laid by M. Bard on
Col. Flcquart's letter or July H, 11198, to
the minister of Juaticc. inwhleh he gave
seven principal arguments against the
probability of guilt of Dreyfus, including
the Impossibility of Dreyfus procuring
the plans of fortresses and projects
for the movement of troops undetected,
whereas Major Esterhaxy had tree access
This letter also cites Interviews which
Col. Ptcqtmrt had, with Generals Billot
and Gonre, and says:
"With the proof in my hand. I have
established the Innocence of Dreyfus."
To this, General Gonxe replied, acmriUn*
to the letter to (he minister of
JurWce: "What is It ti> you it Dreyfus
is on DevH's Island V
Col. icquart?"But he In Innocent."
General Oonze?"You know Mercier
(former minister of war) end 8aussier
(former military governor of Paris) ar?
mixed up in: this affair. Do you wish
to compromise them?"
The letter then continued that on
leaving General Oonze. Col. Picquart
declared he was convinced of the innocence
of Dreyfus, and he proposed to
flirht the matter out, and reveal what he
These statement# caused a sensation
in court.
After further references to CoL Picquart's
charge* that the ministry of
war had tampered with documents and
manufactured evidence In the Dreyfus
case, and a presentation of the contradictory
statements of Col. Picquart and
the ministry of war. relative to the secret
document alleged to have been
communicated to the court, the hearing
of the ca? waa adjournedi until to-morrow.
Tho court hoiun emptied quietly.
There wan no demonstration and no
cries of any sort.
TbiHnlC?QKof > o(th? BiIimu,
LONDON, Oct. 88.?The Pari* correspondent
of the Dally News says:
"The Brlsson' cabinet was overturned
ostensibly because It failed to protect
the army from standee The real facta
are that the ministers constantly but
vainly urged the slandered staff officers
to take proceeding against their slanderers.
General Morcler, General Zurllnden
and General Chanolne all decided
to assist the government 10 vindicate
dm iirinv'n honor, on the olea that It
wan useless to proceed against 'filthy
newspuper rags.'
"General Chanoine's resignation was
timed to prevent the civil power getting
hold of the Dreyfus dossier. It was
calculated that if he went out, Hamming
the door, the government would
be parliament, afraid of having the
army and people against It. The coup
was fixed for to-day (Thursday) but if.
Derouiede'a sting provoked Chanolne
<o precipitate the matter.
"However, the dealred object has been
'accomplished. M. Brlsson was unable
during the suspension of the sitting of
llie chamber on Tuesday to obtain M.
Faure'a algnature for the nomination of
,a new minister of war. Had he succeeded
the secret dossier would now be
before the court of caasatlon, but M.
Lockroy. as an ad Interim minister,
cannot take the inltlatve. The custodian
of the dossier can refuse to let
him eoe It."
.*! ? PrmliM a Ylrantlon,
PA II18, Oct. 27.?The Courrier du
Solr sat* that the revelations in the
report of M. Bird before the court of
cassation as to the part played by some
member* of the central tuff, hive prolaced
etrong effect in military circlet
and art "likely to result In a ruction
lending to put an end to Uie aatafonliim
between Uie civil and military authorttlea."
mun m cuan. j
M. Dap?y, m ol<l I ia|tr< Called OlM
olre tba Probluu.
PARIS. Oct S7.-Prealdent Faure at ";.?
o'clock thla evening aaked M. Dupuy '
to. form a cabinet In auoceaalon to the
Brleaon mlnlatry, which reeifned on
Tueadaf. It la thought that the cabinet
will be composed aa followg:
M. Dupnr, premier and mlnlater of ,. !
the Interior; M. De Frtyclnet. mlnlater ;5
of war; il. Conatane. mlnlater of Juatlce;
M Delcaaae. mlnlater of foreign SS
M. Dupuy hf a aaked until to-morrow -
to decide, but he will doubtleaa accept
the taak unleaa unforeaeen dlfflcultlea J
The balance of the cabinet la expected
to be ai follower M. Rlbot. mlnlater
of finance; M. Hcurgtcli, mlnlater of; <
public loatructlon.
Charlea 3d. Dupuy. who waa. called
upon bjr. Prealdent Faure on Thuradajr ?
evening, to form a new cabinet, waa
born at Pay oil November I. 1*61, and
haa already been twice premier o{ .
Prane* He waa mlnlater of pabtlo in
tructlon In the Hlbot cabinet In Ml;
president of the council of ministers
(premier) and minister of (be Interior In
April, 1883; president of the chamber of
deputies In December, 1893, and president
of the council and minister of the
interior In May. 1895. which offloe he resigned
on January 14, 1895. M. Dupuy j
was regarded aa a strong rival of M.
Caaimlr-PerlcT in the canvaa for a successor
to the late if. Carnot as president
of the French republic <
Kltarbizy (111 Bern, - Iprif. L)
FARI8. Oct 27.?The sensation of M.
Bard's report was the short-hand note*
of the examination of the lata Lieut
Col. Henry by M. Oodefroy Cavalgnao,
then minister of war. afti>r Henry's for- ~
rery hail been discovered. The drift of
M. Bard's conclusion wsa that Comte *
Eaterhasy was the real culprit, but that
hla condemnation would mean the ruin
of the Intelligence department It look*
aa though an attempt Is being made to
stifle tbe real truth by liberating Dreyfus,
without a new trial. It Is asked by
the Dreyfualtea, If the secret dossier ex
nnrtMM Ml) A
?on mitBiui " m >
be served by the court of cassation rlVj
In* a decision without seeing It, aloe* %
that Is the only real proof, If any, of
the guilt of Dreyfus.
To-morrow's sitting of the court ot
cassation Is awaited with the most intense
Homm Hop* for Drayrms.
PARIS, Oct 27.?The belief Is general
to-night that the court of cassation will
pronounce neither for revision nor for
annulment of the decision In the Drey
fus case. as either course would entail
awkward consequences. To avoid these
W?l?'expected the court will decide that
as the affair now presents Itself them
has been no treason, and therefore,
the condemnation pronouncod upon
Captain Dreyfus by the court-martial
cannot be upheld.
"00111" HARVEY 80LI1* 1
With CJMlrraan John, of lt)e A lien* A
J>mi<icr?tle Parly, " '
LITTLE ROCK. Ark., Oct 27,-Dnltej
States Senator James K. Jones, chairman
of the Democratic national committee.
arrived In the city this evening*
The senator dictated and authorised
the following statement In regard to the
published statement in various newspapers
announcing that he had removed
Mr. Harvey from the management
o( the affairs of the ways and means
committee of the National Pemocratlo
committee, and that he had announced
that the sclicme conducted by Harvey
tvu a rare disappointment to Mm, ana
that ex-Oovernor Stone, of Missouri,
would take Mr. Harvey's plac? on November
Senator Jonei said that the whole
story was a fabrication without a semblance
or 4ra(li in It. He said that he
went to Chicago a few days sines to
look over Mr. Harvey's plan as he felt
great interest In Ita success. 80 far
from feeing dlssatls/led with Mr. Hartley
or his plans, he was in fact very
much pleased with both and that careful
examination of what has been accomplished.
and the plans for future
work, had Inspired him with the utmost
confidence In the successful movement,
and. he wished all friends of the cause
to know that the confidence felt by him
In Mr. Harvey at <ho time of hla appointment
has only been conSrmed bf
patient Investigation of his work.
Ovatlnni 10 Ktlchvucr.
DOVER, England, Oct. 17.?General
Lord Kitchener, of Khartoum, arrived
at Dover this afternoon from Paris and
was frantically cheered by tlie enthusiastic
crowds of people sssombled to
welcome him home. He ?u met at the
landing place by Major Ocacrat Sir
"William Francis Butler, the military
commander of thin dlitrlct, end by the
mayor, corporation and local functionarles.
Later General Kitchener tfai presented
with an address of congratulation.
LONDON. Oct. 27.?General Kitchener
arrived here this afternoon and wta
greeted by the commander In chief of
the British forces. General Lord WoUeley
and other high military officials.
The grenadiers formed a guard of honor
at the railroad elation and General
Kitchener received an ovation from the
enormous throng of people assembled
A- Ul? V-vr.? Tka
\Q ffcicomc iiiin uuvn liuui ?'* ?uv
erne or enthualaam wa? almoit unpre.
i linmti"r Company Ctmr1<ir*d.
Special Dlapatch to the Intelligencer.
CHARLESTON. W. Va.. OcL 17,?
Tba (ternary of state here hat laauad a
charter to the Pittsburgh Chevtnut
Lumber Company, of Morgantown, W.
Va? for the purporo of carrying on a
genral lumber burineas, erecting dame,
boom* and other atructuree, maintaining
and running flat b iats, rafta and steamboata.
Capital aubecrlbed, }!0.000, with
the privilege of Increasing the same by
the sale of additional share* to ilOO.MO
in all. Tbevharea are 1100 each and ara
held by Edward G. Craig, John Q.'
stokftj. Robert S. Donaldson, Lawrence
Harr and John Sldwell. or Morgantown,
W. Va.
Weather FnrrCRil for To-rtny.
For West Vlrcinla, Western Pennsylvania
and Ohio, fair; wermer; fresh south
Loral T?mp?ratHrt.
The temperature yesterday ?* observed
by C. flchnepf, drur&ist. corner Market
end Fourteenth streets, was as Xollowi:
i a. JS 3 p. m 47
9 ?. m 4? ; i>. m 44
13 47
ROW.?On Thursday. October 57. ISM.
nt 11:15 o'clock, WILLIAM ROW, w
71 ymca.
Funeral notice hereafter.

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