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VOLUME XLVII?NUMBER 60. WHEELING, W. VA., TUESDAY. NOVEMBER 1. 189& PRICE TWO CENTS.j
TO TARE PHILIPPINES.
Purpose of United States Communlcatcd
lu Writing
TO SPANISH COMMISSIONERS.
Who are Somewhat Surprised at
Terms Laid Down.
WILL TAKE TIME TO CONSIDER.
Conn try will Aunmt finch Proportion
of Clio Debt of tbe Islands as l?n?
1tiett [pent for tliclr Benefit?The Iftwi
of the Demend Creates Greet Surprise In
iitaarm?uimiu u u * ?. ??
Kptrttofthe Protocol?President SIcKinloy
Deferred to Iho Popular Sentiment
In thfa Country?Jolut Keulon of Pmm
ComralMloiiere wm llrlef ? Adjourn*
men (taken Until Friday.
PARIS. Oct. 3l.?The American Peace
commissioners, each carrying n portfolio
containing records and personal memoranda,
left' their headquarters in the j
Continental hotel for the meeting with
the Spanish commissioners, at the foreign
office, shortly before 2 o'clock this i
afternoon. The president of the Spanish
commission, Senor Alontero Rlos, j
whose health at one time was so precarious
as to threaten an indefinite ad- j
Journmont of the sessions of the commissions
had improved to the extent of i
enabling him to attend to-day's meeting.
He arrived at the foroigh office, in
n closed carriage, with his colleagues,
shortly after the Americans reached the
iiicciiiin
Shortly after 2 o'clock the ten commissioners
confronted each other across
the table of which. In 1733, Benjamin
Franklin and his colleagues signed the
treaty of independence of the United
States.
The American commissioners present!
crl a written expression of the purpose
of the United States to take the entire
group of Philippine Islands, and to assume
such proportion of the Philippine
debt as has been Ppent for the benefit of
the Islands or their inhabitants, In publie
worJ&[ improvements and permanent
betterments.
It was also set forth that the United
States would not assume any part of
the Philippine debt, which had been incurred
by Spain for the furtherance of
military operations to quell Insurrections
of the natives.
The session was adjourned until Friday,
in order tc give the Spaniards time
niiriflp.i n raniv The session to-day
lasted over on hour.
O-intU oftlif* Confr'rencf.
With flying* clouds, fitful sunshine,
whlrllpo; Jeaves, and the raw air, the
Americans were removing their wrap*
when the Spaniards entered the anteroom
and polite and cordial greetings
were- exchanged as the two groups.comwingllng.
passed through the grand
salon, where a buffet was spread, a'nd
tutored the conference chamber. In
which, before leaving, the Spaniards
would learn the attitude of the United
Slate* toward the Philippines.
Secretary Moore, upon the request of
Judiie Day, passed to Mr. Ferguson, the
Interpreter, the rormumieu nianun VI
the United States regarding -the Philippines
which were read to the Spaniards
in their own tongue by a rapid rendering
from the English in which they were
written. Although the Spanish commissioners
did not betray anxiety, their
attention to the reading was keen. They
had anticipated that the United States
would take over the islands, but the
terms and details of the transfer had all
along been a subject of speculation.
. *1fading disclosed the fact that the
Unite 1 States government had determined
to possess for Itself certain territory
and parts of land botindLby and
lying wlti'in sucb parallels of latitude
and longltuda.a|i mark the limits of the
Philippine tfrchlpjHat'o. The United
States do r&? purpose assuming the
Philippine debt of ?40.000,000. but they
are willing to toe responsible to Spain
for a riro of money equal to the actual
" x??TaJtt?rea . tor Spain in the Philippines
far the advantage of the islands
* ? ??' nonnlp. for
nna tot me gouu v* iuvi> ?, ?
permanent betterments and for Improve
menu, both physical and mental.
The reading of the presentment specifies
that the United States trill relmburst
Spain to the extent of her "pacific
expenditures" made in the archipelago.
This phrase "pacific expenditures" Is
employed to differentiate the expenditures
by Spain In combatting Insurrections
in the Philippines.
Such Is the vital portion of the presentment
made by the American commlsnioners
to-day, and it Is to bp observed
that while the main proposition
a* to possession and financial responsibility
Is clear and definite, many details
hove been left to the development of
the discussion between the two commissions.
"I'wlllc K*p?ndltnpp*.w
Thus, while the Spaniards are to-niRht
quite certnin that the United States intend
to reimburse them for "pacific expenditures,"
they remork that they are
not enlightened ns to whether the Americans
expect to indorse the Spanish obligations
to'tho extent of "pacific ex
pendlturcs" In the arcnipciaRo, or
whether they will hand Spain a sum of
fold largo enough to cover 8paln's outlay
so designated. Possibly the Amerlcan
commissioners themselves are no!
nt this moment fully determined on thlfl
point. It Ik unlikely, however, that tho
Americans will core to become Identltied
In the slightest degree with Spain
In her responsibility to her creditors.
Tho clearer method seoms to be to hand
to Spain some spot rash or somethlnfl
as good and to bid her apply It on her
debts by whatever name known, or to
put It* In her wallet for whatever use
she may elect.
While the TJhlted States have designated
"pacific expenditures" an those
they will reimburse to Spain, tho pro.
sentm^nt of the American commissionera
to-day did not demand either n
schedule or an Inventory of the sam<!
from tho Spaniards. RuU the suggesHon
naturally raises an Inquiry .is tc
tho kind and quantity of Spain's "pacific
expenditure*" In tho Philippines anrl
*onv? light may b? given on thnt mattet
now.
There In con*ld?rablc tratfte betwewi
th*? Island*, and some time ngo o system
of lighthouse* Warn* nec***ary
Kpaln net out to supply thin and projected
forfy-clRht light stations. f>(
these she has already constructed aov nteen
or the first dans and sixteen o:
the second.
S|inlti'? Oijrlni
What they ?'o?t in not yet known here
hut In American water* tho jie of th<
first claaa coit from $25,000 to |2CO#OCH
each. *0 that on an average bull of
the minimum co?: In tho United Statu.
Spain's thirty-three lighthouses may
represent an outlay of <1139,000.
Spain has constructed breakwaUri at
Manila, at an expense not yet known ]
here and wharves ot small value along
the Ptilg river. She has recently built
barracks for four thousand men, now
occupied by American troops, the cost
of which Is not yet ascertainable. ' (
At Cavite. Spain had built a naval
station which before it wu tacked by
the natives was said to be equal to the i
Maro Island station, and may be worth
13,500.000. Whether or not the last two
Items can be strictly designated "pacific
expenditure*" must be determined In
conference, but the lighthouses, water
Improvements, barracks and naval stations
are necessary to the United
States as the owner of the Philippines
and aro deemed worth a fair price.
Spain has also built some school
houses, which the Americans are willing
to take ever at cost.
The Spanish commissioners listened
attentively, though not without some
evidence of Impatience and surprise at (
the financial suggestion In the American
presentment, nnd finally asked un- ,
til Friday to consult the Madrid government
and make reply. I
How (lie SpaiilnriU Feel. ,
After the conference was dissolved,
the Spanish., commissioners expressed ,
the opinion <hat the American demand
would create In Spain as they had upon j
her commissioners, an exceedingly
grave ImprcsslQn. Were the Spanish ;
commissioners pushed to a final deter- 1
mlnatlon to-night they would reject the
American demands, but the changing j
tone of the Spanish preta recently ,
urges the consummation of a treaty of
peace, however rigorous, the argument ]
being that although the Spaniards bow ,
to the American demands, the commls- (
sloners do not acknowledge the justice
or admit the legality of them.
To-night the Spanish commissioners
feel that the United States, to all In- ,
tents and purposes have ?ot offered any
financial Inducements to Spain to cede
by treaty any part of the Philippines.
Had the American commissioners even '
offered to take over the entire Philippine
debt of about 540,000.000 the Spanlards
affect to feel that It would have ,
been as nothing, and they regard today's
position so meagre as not to warrant
even a schedule of Spain's "pacific
expenditures" In the archipelago.
OreiittittrprliK tl> JtlmlrM.
MADRID, Oct. 31.?The new? that the
Spanish peace commissioners at Paris
had referred to the government a for- >
raal demand of the American"commissioners
for the absolute cession of the
entire Spanish group of the Phllipninps
cAimnd the createst surprise In
Madrid.
The strongest feeling prevails that
the government should protest energetically
against what Is regarded as a
violation of the spirit of the protocol.
POPULAR DZ2CAHD
For Annexation Canted President to Defer
Co ihni Runtlmenl.
WASHINGTON, D. C., Oct. 31.?The
advices from Paris to the effect that
the United States peace commissioners
frave-dettranded the cession to the United
States of the entire Philippine group
is in line with the instructions that
have been issued to the representatives
of the United States. Up to a very recent
date the United States commissioners
had no precise instructions on
this vital point. Of course before they
departed from Washington much consideration
had been given to this important
subject by the President, Secretary
Day, Assistant Secretary Moore
and the members of the commission.
But there was a lack of data as to the
financial and political afTairs of the
Philippines and ho it happened that
when the United States commissioners
sailed they wen* not committed beyond
change to nny line of policy.
But since that time the President has
becomo convinced that there 18 a ffreot
popular demand for the annexation to
the United States of the whole Philippine
(rroup, and he la disposed to defer
to that sentiment.
It cannot he learned definitely what
money consideration is to pass with tho
title to the Philippine*. Indeed there is
reason to believe that even the United
States peace commissioners havenotyet
been able to fix the amount exactly. Assuming
that they are to repudiate all
portions of the debt of the Islands which
does not represent money epent for actual
betterments, it will be seen at once
that the task passed to the commissioners
of differentia tins this debt is not
an easy one; particularly In view of the
notoriously loose financial methods of
the Spanish colonial authorities.. That
this debt should be assumed by the
United States In some proportion is
said at the state department to be Inevitable
If annexation Is to follow.
Quite unofficially, but in a manner to
carry conviction us 10 mc bwuimv ?*,
the Information, the Spanish commissioners
some days ago were allowed to
know what the United States purposes
as to the Philippines, once the conclusion
was arrived at. So they are not
taken completely by aurprlsft by tho
demand presented to-day at Paris.
MASSO'B ADDBBSS
To tb? Cuban Provisional Council- Attltmle
Toward* IJnlt?d Stales,
SANTIAGO DB CUBA, Oct. 31.-Senor
Bartolome Mnmo, president of the
Cuban provisional council, has Issued
an address to the delegates now !n attendance
at the military assembly at
Santa Cnis del Sur, In which he reviews
the considerations upon which the Cubans
solicited the help of th$, United
States and Indicates their wisest future
policy. The address winds up as folj
lows:
"It Is Incumbent upon all Cubans to
show true patriotism and while making
every expression of gratitude to America
for having given Cuba freedom and
Independence, to make prompt arrange
menta for paying off the cudhh* now in
, arms and for getting the country In
, working: order."
HAVANA, Oct. II.?Advice? received
here from Santa Crux del Sur nay that a
, majority of the representatives of the
; Cuban army at the meetings held there,
are in favor of dissolution of the Cuban
, Insurgent government and the appolm,
ment of a eommlmlon to go to Wa?hlng:on
for the purpose Of thanking the
, American government for Its Intorventl??n
In favor of the Cubans and to put
I themaelvea unconditionally at th** deposition
of the WaehlnKton authorities ?o
as to ennble the latter to develop their
, programme without any hindrance. The
Cubans are nli*> said to be In favor of th<?
dtobandm??nr of the Insurgent army.
| Voluntary (norma* of \Tngr?.
MAS8ILLON, 0., Oct. Sl.-Tlw Mas'
! flillon Stoneware Company has voluntarily
Increased the wages of Itn employe*.
restoring the 12% per eent cut
, made hurt winter. The force of em
. ployf H will also be Increased W per
) cent.
A til FILING
Pervades London Exchange and
die Paris Bourse
)VER THE AGGRESSIVE TONE
>f I lie FrMoh Pap? re-It Looks u If
Crisis Were Approaching?The JLt inordinary
Activity la British Ifaval ClrolM-Armi
of a flnpposed Baaslan Ipf
at Harwich?Reserves and Military to
be Called oat and YolnnWers Heblllsed*
A French Journal lutiuataa chat Pa Uoda
(latilloa will bo Settled by Blarchand's
KecalL
LONDON, Oct SL?There was an unexpectedly
gloomy feeling this morning
an the stock exchange and the Paris
bourse, fcoth these markets being influenced,
it Is Inferred from the aggressive
tone of some of the French papers.
Besides, this something extraordinary
seems to have happened, and It looks as
If a crisis were approaching. The British
naval preparations are oertalnly being
pushed with great activity. The
British emergency squadron is gathering
at Devonport with all- possible
speed. Seven battleships and one cruiser
have been thus far designated to
loin this squadron. Officers and sailors
have been hurriedly recalled from leave
of absence, several battleships and
cruisers at Portsmouth are taking their
full crew on board and other warlike
preparations ore being made. A number
of signal men, now on duty with
the British channel squadron, which arrived
at Gibraltar this morning, have
been ordered home for service, it is preRumed,
on board the auxiliary cruiser,
If the latter should be required for active
service.
A sensation has been caused by the
arrest this morning of a supposed Russian
apy at Harwich. The* man was already
under Hsur veil lance and went to n
redoubt where he tried to obtain some
Information from a sentry regarding
the fortifications. He was promptly arrested
and inquiries are being mode regarding
his antecedents.
It was also asserted to-day that the
commanding officers of the London volunteer
regiments had received orders to
prepare for immediate mobilisation and
It was asserted that the different artillery
corps have been informed as to th?
forts on the southern and eastern coast*
to which they hove been allotted.
The Pall Mall Gaxctte this afternoon
nays: "ivwcianu ?us uccu
is bo near war -that the government hau
carried its preparations to the farthest
limit of the preparatory stage. It ha?
been arranged to call out the reserve!
and militia and to mobilize the volunteers
simultaneously and to form large
camps at various Important railroad
Junctions, where rolling stock and locomotives
will be concentrated."
WfcTehnml to bo KftuUetl.
PARIS, Oct. 31.?The Eclalre to-daj
says it learns on reliable authority tha<
the Fashoda question will be settled favorably
to Great Britain by the recal
of Major Marchand. France, the papa
adds, yields all, reserving only th<
question of the right to the Bahr-ElGhazel
district, which she does not consider
as belonging to Egypt.
Continuing, the Eclaire remarks: "M.
Delcasse, however, has now decided tc
raise the whole Egyptian question
which should have been done from th<
first and thus avoiding the liumlllatior
of yielding to the British ultimatum
When the question Is thus enlarged
*TanCP Will not ue O.IIIIIC ill an uiavuns
lorv with the Marquis of Salisbury
Egypt Interests all the powers. Russk
has promised M. Delcasse Its most ef
fectlve assistance and, beside Germanj
has the biggest Interest, In view of hei
east African possessions and trade I:
the Far East, that the Suez cana
should not become exclusively Brltlfl
and is disposed to support Franco-Rus.
sian arguments for a definite settle
ment of the Egyptian question."
GREAT ACTIVITY
At the Baqnlmanlt Ifaml Station, Brltlat
Columbia.
VICTORIA; B. C.f Oct. SI.?The de
parture of her majesty's ship Amphloa
Sunday, for the Society Islands, th<
French colony In the South seas, di<
not end the activity at the Esqulmaul
naval station. As soon as she left thi
wharf at the dock yard, the dock ran
was ordered to get the dry dock li
readiness for the reception of her ma
Jesty's ship Leander. She, too, is to g<
on a long voyage, or at least be in read
Iness for any duty that she may be call
ed upon to perform.
The most significant feature outsldi
of the departure of the Amphlon, how
ver, Is the activity on her majesty'i
ship Imperleuse, Admiral Palllscr')
flagship. Sunday a large number o
men were given shore leave, a very un
usual thing on Sundays ana tms morn
lngr she commenced coaling. It Is un
derstood that ehe gooa out under order
on Thursday, but It Is not likely tha
sHe will follow the Amphlon, aa tha
would leave Ewjulmault with a amal
fleet, the Leander, Icarus, two torpedi
boat destroyers and two torpedo boats
ICiiglUh PrcM Cfinaorslilp.
LONDON, Nov. 1.?The Dally Mai
this morning: publishes no news regard
lng England's war preparations, ex
plaining that silence is due to a lette
from the war office asking It not to pub
lish. "anything which might; be useful 1
a possible enemy."
"We intend to ascertain to-day," say
the Dally Mall, "from the war office am
the admiralty exactly what kind o
news it would be permlHsible to pub
lish." The Dally* Midi confirms the re
porta of unexampled activity at th
jrrencn aocic yaru?, uuiuim, ?*. .
where the roast forts have been erperl
mentlng with melinite shells against ai
old gunbout.
Wnrlli Gallic billot to Sm.
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct 31.?One o
the prettiest fights ever pulled off In thl
city was that before the Kentucky A
C. to-night between "Tommy" Hogar
of New York, and Kugen** Bezenah, n
Clnlcnnatl. Thn boys went tho entlr
route of twenty rounds and put up a
article of fight thnt wim worth goln
miles to see. Hogan outpointed his op
ponent and on his showing, Tim Hursl
the referee, gave the decision lo the Ne\
Yorker. Thi? opinion was freely rx
pressed that tho contest should hnv
been a draw.
A t'lnmiclnt Siircrt*.
OMAHA, Neb., Oct. SI.?The TrartS
Mli<Hl!Mippi and iniernnuonai Kxpom
Hon ClOMd at miilnijrht. Tho closlni
hour* of the ontarprtpe, wr<> the m??
brilliant In tho history of the llv
months exhibition. It Is estimated to
night that 75,000 people crowded thi
ground to-dar. It was Omaha dor an<
everybody was then. Up to this morn
Inc. X5U.898 people had registered at thi
turnstiles so that the Brand total wll
considerably exceed 3,606,060. The ex
position was a financial success, some
thins over $400,600 remaining to be dl
vlded among the stockholders. A free
lion less than two million dollars havi
been received and $1,560,600 expanded.
swallows mm
He Springs ? ?lerjr o? Qo?y that Will n
Co D*wn.
WTLLIAMSPORT,: Pa.. Oct Dr
S. C. Swallow, the Honest Governmen
candidate for governor, made a start
ling accusation In his speech here to
night. He boldly charged that Chair
man German had made a propoaltloj
to Senator Quay to sell out the Demo
cratlc party and read an affidavit mad
by E. C. Miller, a traveling man of thi
city In support of his statement. Mi
I- .. fAllnn-c
Juiuera uiuuutu ? un
K. C. Miller, of 440 Washington streel
Wllllamsport, Pa., being duly sworn ac
cording <o law, depose* and Bays tha
on or about the eight day of Septembei
<1898. he met one Charles E. Keck, 1
i lawyer of Wllkesbarre, Pa? on a rail
road train between Williamsport an<
i Philadelphia; that he knows said Keel
. Intimately, having had business rela
, tlons with him; that they engaged li
conversation, during which Keck stat
1 ed:
I am going down to see Quay on i
, mission from Mr. Garman. I have i
proposition from Mr. Garraan to th
old man which if accepted, will positive
. ly assure the election of Stone."
I aaid to Keck: "It's a funnr thtnj
that Garman would send you, a Repub
, llcan," to which Keck replied. "Garmaj
toldmehe had lots of men in the Demo
cratlc party, but none that he coul<
trust with a mission of that kind. Th<
proposition is that if certain leglslatioi
| and favors In certain counties are give?
to Garman he will insure those coun
ties for Stone and he will offer posi
tive evidence that he can deliver th
goods."
Keck also told me that Garman wa
to be at a certain hotel in New Yorl
CKy on that afternoon. I cannot re
member the name of the hotel. We ar
' rived In Philadelphia at or about 11:3
; a. m. and went at once to the Hotc
Vendig, , Twelfth and Market streets
where we left our grips. We thei
started immediately for the headquar
ters of the Republican state commltte
' on Walnut street. There we saw Sec
retary Andrews. Keck asked for Quaj
! Andrews said he -was at Atlantic Cits
' We left the headquarters and afte
' getting lunch went to the Market strec
f ttark Atnrted for Atlantl
icn jr, w?v.? ?
1 City. There I left him and did not se
him again until the following morning
| although I was In Atlantic City tha
evening. I think Keck caught the 2:2
J train for Atlantic dtp. The next morn
; Ing I was sitting In front of the hott
1 Vendlg about 11 o'clock when Kec!
1 came up. He was accompanied by .
' man named Tate, whom he Introduce
to me as the manager for the Bell Tele
1 phone Company, In Washington.
I said to Keck: "Haven'j you gon
home yet?"
He said he was on his way home the
and w? all three walked into the hote
I said to Keck: "Did you make it a
t right with the old man?"
He replied: NCes; I guess it Is a
. right." I laid the proposition before lair
. and he thought well of It"
k Then Keck took from his pocket
; telegram written on a Western Unto
blank and handed It to ene. I took It 1
my hands and read it. It waa date
New Tork City, and was addressed t
' Keck at the St. Charles hotel, Atlanti
City, and read as follows: "Can b
there at 6. will that do?" This messag
* was signed "J. M. Garman."
I After getting lunch we started to
ward the depot, wnne we were ?vui
' alone: the street I said to Keck:
"I'm glad you got things fixed up.
Keck replied: "Yea, I guess Its a
1 right, but 1 think the old man andfiai
" man ought to meet."
Dr. Swallow said that Mr. Miller*
r statement was corroborated on man
J important points by documentary evl
[ donee, hotel registers, etc.. a?id that Mi
1 Miller voluntarily came to Mr. Volne
" B. Cushins, one of the Honest Govern
" ment spellbinders, at the meeting 1
York two weeks ago and related th
story given above. The doctof said h
made it public at this time in respona
i to the recent denunciation of him b
Chairman Carman in his denial of th
. charge made by Dr. Swallow that, th
leaders of the Democratic party ha
' sold out to ihe Quay machine.
*
. Qmjt Denies lh? Story.
t HARRISBURO, Pa., Oct. 31.?Senate
3 Quay passed through here late to-nlgt
* on his way from Philadelphia, to If
homo ii> Beaver. Shown the dharge
mado by Mr. Swallow, of a propositio
from Democratic State Chairman Gai
man to "sell out" to Quay, the senate
said:
"The Charge? are absolutely untitle.
??av? nAwrhadan interview with elthi
j Mr. Keck or Mr. Garman."
J 8EBI0US FBIOTIPK
- |n .Torth Carolina IWWrin lb* Dim
crallc "lid S??ro VotrM.
I WILMINGTON, N. C., Oct. 31.-JT0I
t withstanding the more pcacetul outloo
* that has prevailed for tho past tw
1 days, the feeling of onreat begins <
I show Itself aguiti to-night. There Is
disquieting rumor that the negroes ai
seriously considering the question <
1 running county ticket regardless <
" the wishes of Governor Kussell.
The unexpected arrival of Qovernc
r Russell this evening gives rise to th
. hope among conservative people th?
q Russell has heard ot the movement <
the negroes to place a county ticket I
. the field ond has come here to supprci
I It It sensible.
r There Is little doubt that If a Reput
. Ilcan ticket Is urougnt oui lor cuum
. ofliers tJio situation here will beeoit
e more seritHuMhan ever. The Democrai
, have carried out their part of the ai
I rangoment made with the governor, b
u changing their candidates for <he low<
house of the legislature Bin! they ai
furious over the talk of a negro count
ticket.
f An editorial in the negro paper, tf
Record, of thle afternoon, la consider?
a positive Indication that the colorc
- men do not consider the question of
i, county ticket finally settled.
f
*m?lnr Ilnttna ('oiifldfiit.
n CLBVBI-AND, O., Oct. 31.? Sena t?
K M. A. Hanna, dhcusslng the'probob
result of (he coming state election, sal
p to-day:
"I am of the opinion that the Hepul
e Ilcan majority in Ohio will not b?* n
largo as It was in 1890, and I believ
there will he a slight falling off froi
last yenr's figures. The reports froi
. the state committees are very favoi
, able, however, and I am. sure that if
p&rjl' will be victorious In thin state."
Senator llannn said tlicie was litt.
A r.v.th' in ihe reports to thi? effect Iht
e the national campaign would he opent!
- | immediately after the fall electloo.
! CLASH ?F C0D8TS1
i
1
" Judge Doolittle of Circuit Court
of Logan County,
# JAILS LAWYER FOR CONTEMPT
t And Baflun to lUeocatx* Habeas Carpns
Orftr ?r Jwdf JMkwn, ?r U> United
dates Begs*- Ph??iiII?i? lm|kl If
Otta Bin leAppawr,l^t iUwi?ey Qta?r>
I &Mkrr I nUrpoMi ud'Aika tor Ttoas
la CoMftr Wilk J*d(e Doolittle.
Special Dispatch to the Intelligencer.
CHARLESTON, W. Va., Oct SI.?
Then U a claah between Jodie Jackaon'a
United State* court here, and
Judge Doollttle's court In Logan county.
A few daya ago Judge Doolittle committed
Judge Btlle* to jail (or contempt
ot court, On Saturday Deputy Marshal
Prlddle served a writ of habeas corpus
on the sheriff and jailor for Judge
TV/. sKawIW anil <allftr nr*rt> f?r
t dered bv lodge Doollttle to Buy no at.
tentlon whatever to the writ. The Judge
? Intimated that he would Jell the dep-_
uty marshal alto If he fooled around
tiere, for contempt.
j Thla morning Colonel E. L. Butterlck,
^ representing Judge Stiles, stated the
f case to Judge Jackson and plead with
_ the court to exercise tta authority to secure
the release of Judge Stllfi, and
, that the sheriff, jailor, and even Judge
_ Doom tie be brought here to answer for
? contempt.
At this juncture Attorney General
j Rucker appealed to Judge Jackson to
e take no further action until he, the atj
torney general, could communicate with
j Judire Doollttle. Judge Jackson agreed
. to this, and Judge Doollttle will bo ad.
vised to release Judge Stiles at once,
c and the habeas corpus recognised.
Mhynard F. BtLes was the attorney
? for Henry C. King, of New York, and
Ic obtained from the circuit court here an
. Injunction to Inhibit the sheriff of Lo.
gan county from jelling the land of his
0 client for taxes. Judge Doollttle, of
11 the circuit court of Logan county, Issued
i, a rule against Stiles for contempt. Af1
ter hearing Stiles' answer to the ruling.
I t..4m tVwOMHa Stile* to l&il
- DUUB? -- _
e to remain there until Injunction pro
ceedings in ine federal court were dls .
missed. Stiles was placed in the coun .
ty jail and an application was made to
r Judge Jactaon for a writ of habeas
t corpus, which Judge Jackson Issued and
c a deputy- marshal was sent to bring
o Stiles before the federal court.
t ATTXXPTED WIFE XTT&DZS
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_ AiSlitinflllt-lMiaduiMftr ttitWonmii
ArrW?d Joatln Tim*.
k Special Dispatch to the Intelligencer.
SISTERS VILLE, W. Va., Oct 31.*
This morning about 10 o'clock, W. L.
Morgan, a painter, made an unsuccesse
fui attempt to kill his wife at the Knoke
hotel, on Water street
? Morgan had not lived with his wife
li for some months, having _ been li'
Wheeling, Pittsburgh and other points
11 north, and on Friday he returns! to
a the city. They were together again sl*^
his return and seemed to get along all
a right until Sunday afternoon, when
n they commenced to quarrel, and they
n kept It up until this morning, when it
d culminated In the attempt on Mrs. Moro
gan's life.
c Morgan went into the room where she
e was working and after a few heated
e words he grabbed her, and made the attempt
to cut her throat with a small
- pen knife. Had not assistance arrived
g <here is not the least doubt but he
would have committed the deed, as the
" woman was unable to get away from
0 him. She received two cuta on the
' neck, one a mere scratch and the other
a pretty bad gash. The attending phys
slclan Is of the opinion that she will get
y along all right. Morgan has been arrest1
ed and will have a hearing in the
r. morning.
y ^
i? IleHnir'a Flzsl* at Phlllppl.
n Special Dispatch to the Intelligencer,
e PHILIPPI, W. Va., Oct 31. ? The
| Democrat* held their big meeting here
v to-day. Being the first day of the reg
e ular term of circuit court, there was a
e large attendance, but no enthusiasm,
d Mr. McGraw made his usual speech,
which was entirely void of any arguments.
The crowd vras woefully disappointed,
and the very expression of de,r
spalr was written on the faces of the
rt Democratic leaders. J. Hop Woods,
is candidate for state senate, undertook to
make a speech, the climax of which'was
* an insult to the colored voters.
" Narrow Escape from Death.
* Special Dispatch to the Intelligencer.
I SI8TER8VILLE, W. Va., Oct 31.?
!T This morning W. B. O'Neill, a well
known architect of Marietta, formerly
of Wheeling, was hit by the early north
bound Ohio River train. In the northern
part of the city. He was walking along
the track at the time of the accident and
did not hear the train coming. He
t- was knocked down and the engine
k pushed him along a short distance, and
0 it is a miracle he was not run over. Besides
some bad bruises and cuts he is
0 not badly injured, unless It Is Internally,
a m
q N lea ruff nnu Canal Coneeulon*.
,# MANAGUA, ^Nicaragua, uci. ot, ivi*
>f Galveston, Texas)?After four days
public discussion, the Nlcaraguan contr
gress has unanimously approved of the
te agrement provisionally made between
it President Zelays and the American con>f
tractors and engineers, E. P. Cragin and
n Edward Eyre, authorising the oonstruc?s
tlon of an lnteroceanlo canal and empowering
the concessionaries to nego)
tlate with the Maritime Canal Corals
pany. The adoption of the clause In the
ie agreement declaring thot the concession
ts to the Maritime Canal Company will
terminate on October 9, 1899, was rey
ceived with prolonged cheers from o?gressmen
and the public In the galleries.
*e Congratulatory telegrams haw been rey
oelved from the chief cities of Nicaragua
and the neighboring republics.
ie mm
d Spirits for Hmi'kdru Powdrr.
d PEORIA, Ills., Oct 31.?A solid train
11 of twenty-three cars of spirits has Just
been shipped to Japan, sold to the Imperial
government to be used In the
>r j manufacture of smokeless powder In the
Ip I government work*. They go as a spec.
; la 1 train to San Francisco. The ship1
mcnt ma?!e nearly n million gallons. Th??
j Japanese government Is buying: enor>
j mous quantities und two nwiv large
is j shipment* will go on In November.
11 ; Kiil|?rr?ii" Wlllium ( urtntl* lit* Villi.
" ! .TKRUflALKM, Oct. .11.-The cmpoior
I und etnpreas of Herman? are curtailing
their visit to the Holy I.and. They
I* have abandoned their trip to Jericho,
it . owing to the RuropQan complications,
d j and it la also believed they v. Ill not K?>
I to Syrlo?
.i . . - ,
A *HOBT MB StlUIIUS
Compels Imxr (voir* aptlRaflw
of XeMf.
CHICAGO, Oct iJtL?P. a Anaoor
*?ve up *?unrium to-day as the result of'a
little aaueese In Ootober abort ribs, - g
If tba gossips on 'change know wh?reot
they speak. It was the last day of the - " '
October deliver/ and ribs, which could
have been bought with comparative eaaa >
on Saturday at |? SO a hundred pounda '
and oo Friday as low aa It 1VA, were
apparently aoarce with the prioe soarln*
up toward 17. The prios was only Mopped
at K 75 by private settlement of
about 1,000,000 pounda. There la no teH- i
Inc where the deal would have (one had -J
the people running It. pushed It to ax- .
tremea. They demonstrated chelr absolute
control of the situation. It waa tha .... "f
culmlnatioo ot a deal by a syndicate ot
whst are known as the "Encash" packerr,
with a number ot concerns aaao
ciacea wun cnero wu 10 u?i D ?
against John Cudahy ml P. D.-Armour. ' :
though Me representative denies It, and
had been under nay tor ?oai?<Mnr Itta
two montha.
Jut who constitute the eyndloata 1?
not yet public property, but It Include*
Swift & Co., tie Chicago Packing Company,
the Continental Packing Coo- Jsj
pany and probably the several commlsslon
concern! whleti are mad* op of the ,,,
people largely Interested In the panklng |!
companies named. '
The acting head of the combination i
was Samuel MoClean, the manager of
the Anglo-American Packing Company.
. .
innmua
CaaaulUn appointed Is Piu?ntwt??
MprUnlutarjr lnqalry. '* }
PARIS, Oct. SI.?The criminal aedtloa
of the court of cassation .appointed
oiiunstllors to-day to proceed with
supplementary Inquiry Into the Dreyfus . '
ca?e and counsel for the Dreyfus family * if
went to the ministry of war for the pur- "32
pose of studying the secret documents J
In the case. II. Lockroy, who Is still jg
acting as minister of war pending the "j
Installation of his suoceseor, M. De
Preyclnet, raised dineultlea about de- r
llverlng the documents and only allowed %
counsel to inspect certain or tnem. r a
The new cabinet la constituted as fol> i
lows:
M. Lebret?Minister of Justice. 3j
M. Dupuy?Premier and minister of d
the Interior. 3
M. De Freyclnet?Minister of war. \ is
M. Lockroy?Minister of marine.
M. Delcasse?Minister of foreign af- J
fairs.
M. Pejrtral?Minister of finance.
M. Leyguss?Minister of public In traction.
M. Deloncle?Minister of commerce. .I'M
M. Gulllalne?Minister of the colonies. -^Sj
M. Vlger?Minister of agriculture. . 3
M. Kranta?Minister of publlo works. . Vjjj
a. tmily'wabhiho
To Ptnaui who mjtjr Expect to Sfrlko-lt i4
Hltb III Porto Kleo. 'S
WASHINGTON, Oct. 31.?The follow- |1
Ing report from Mr. Hanna, American .$1
consul at Porto Rico, has been received JjK
' by the Militant secretary of state, and 3H
will he of Interest to person* contenwla- |
tint: emigration to the Island. In hli r '<3
report Mr. Hanna says:
"I am convinced that young men seeking
work of any kind should not come j
to Puerto Rico. Such persona as sleriu,
carpenters, mechanics and laborers of
all grades, should stay away. No :A
American should come here expecting". to .
strike It rich, and no person should corns .
without plenty of money to pay board \
bills and have enough to take them back 1
to their homes In the United States. I
deem It Important that the department
cause this suggestion to be made puMlo
through the newspapers of the country."
n
Kick Prom Civil *enrlc* L?iuru?. '"X
WASHINGTON, Oct 81.?The civil ' ?
service reform league has sent a letter
(o President expressing Its hope that
he will not, as reported In the publlo
press, withdraw a number of places now $
filled by clvH service methods from. th?
ncope of the civil service rules. The let- jj
ter says: The league submits for your
consideration the certainty that such .
changes, whatever their motive and however
plausibly they may be explained
by those by whom they are suggested,
will be greeted alike by the frlend? !
and enemies of the merit system aa
step backward, a step the more slgnlfl- !
cant because it will be the first step >
backward avowedly taken by'Uie eotec- .
utlve branch of the government slooa '
the civil service JUw took effect.
As to Hal stag Spa.Uk nilpa
WASHINGTON, D. C?Oct. 11.?10 th? ;
sbsence of a specific order from Secretary
Long to consider the subject, tha ' ,j
board of naval bureau chiefs have no! ~
undertaken to pass upon the expediency
of prosecuting the attempts <o raise oth- 1
er of the Spanish ships sunk July S than '
?u_ , na..?..ia?a> Ua1.uk la Sinn ":\J
me jl n roii. vuurnu?iui uwevii m> u?t?| ai
In Now York and he may be called up- ;
on later to explain his views. The ma-* i
Joritjr of the board appears to favor tha
continuance for a short time of the
work on the Colon, until it is shown
that the vessel can or cannot be raised, i
snd to raise the Retaa Mercedes, allow*
Ingr the Vlscaya and the Oquendo to ramain
on the bottom.
Oragon an<l Iowa at Bnhia.
WASHINGTON. D. C.. Oct. SI.?A
cablegram received at the navy*departmeat
this afternoon announced the ar? 3
rival at Bahls. Brazil, of the battleships %
Oregon* and Iowa. They are nineteen
day* from Tompklnsvllle, making an
exceptionally smooth and rapid run :
down the coast.
The battleships will stop at Bahia for v
a few days, where they are to take part i*
In the great demonstration there on A
November 15,to commemorate the annl- ?<
versary of the birth of the republic ot
Brnxll. _______ $
>T?rl? T#rr?? on h?r Vnjrut*1.
WASHINGTON, D. C.. Oct. 31.-A
telegram haa been received at the oavy ,
department, stating that the Maria Terena
passed Cape Maysl. Cuba, this
morning, going at the rate of six knots
under her own 6tcatn; all well.
I\|ovemcnU of Hlrnmihlp*.
GIBRALTAR?Werra. New York.
L1VERPOOI??Arrlved 30th: Sylvanll, *
Boston.
Weattmr Forronat for To-ilny.
For Weft Virginia, fair, warmer, south .
wind*.
For western Pennsylvania, partly cloudy
nnd warmer; increasing aouth to southeast $
Winds.
For Ohio, warmer. Increasing cloudiness ?
with ruin In northwest portion: Increas- '
ln? south to southeast winds.
I.m-Mt ']>iii|trinlHr<,
The temperature yesterday as observed *
by C. flchncpf, drufftist. corner Market 'M
siul Fourteenth atrms. was as follows:
7 n. m 45 1 a p. &i 1
D u. ni 45 I 7 iv ni GO
11 tn 49 1 weather-Chant*!*,
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