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"Volume xlvii-number 217. wheeling, w. ya., Wednesday,' may 3.1899. 1 price two cents.
.And Several Villages, Scattering j
and Pursuing Sixteen Hundred
Insurgent Troops. |
i i
?- *t i n nun; TII/A lmimnrn I
IHttlAi uiur mu nuunucu i
Jicbcls T.osc Several Killed, Large
Number Wounded and
fllatiy Captured.
liut Docs Not OlTcr Any New Pro- \
posals?Will Talk With I
Otis To-day. ^
WASHINGTON, May 2.?The follow- j
Jng cablegram was received by the war ,
< department shortly before midnight: 1
"Adjutant General, "Washington: i
"General Lawton's column passing
westward from Norzagaray captured i
Ballnag and villages In vicinity yester- i
day, scattering and pursuing l.GOO In- {
aurgent troops. His only casualties two ,
wounded; Insurgeot loss several killed; 1
large number wounded and captured. '
Numbers not stated. Have opened
communication with Lawton via Ma- ,
' lolos by means of Hale's troops and de- <
tachments from city."
(Signed) "OTIS." J
From General Luna i'or a Cessation
of Hostilities ? The Conference is ,
Without. Result.
MANILA. May 2.?Major Manuel Arguelles
and Lieutenant Jose Bernal, of (
the staff of General Antonio Luna, re- ,
turned here to-day to renew and press ,
the request of General Luna for a ces- j
satlon of hostilities. They have found ,
the field of labor a most uncongenial .
one. The t;vo officers were received in i
conference by Major General E. S. Otis. I
The proposals which they had to submit j
differed but slightly from those which i
they brought from the Filipino com- 1
mander in the first place. They desired j
a little time In which to summon congress
and expressed themselves as be- 1
Jny cojjfld.'ju that the congress will de- j
crce peace, because the people desire
it. They represent tha Ajjulnaldo is j:
without power to surrender the army (
and that the congress must decide that. (
Question. Incidentally. th*? Filipino en- ?
voys asserted tha; Agulnaldo had not i
yet made a fair test of hlr. strength ?
acalnst the American forces, because i
only one-third of hU> army had been as- i
eembled together.
The envoys presented a letter from
S*:.cr Mabini. president and minister of
foreign affairs In the cabinet,of Aguiivalilo.
and who it? the backbone of (he
FJPplno organization. The communication
is personal and unofllcla!. and
seconds Major Arguclles arguments.
Th-i envoys will see General )tl? again
to-morrow. They will sleep to-night in
Manilf. They lunched with General
MicArthur at his headquarters on a
car of the armored-train at Calumpl*.,
before comlns to Manila.
Whether or not General Luna is sincere
in his overtures, the negotiations
are Hiving the Insurgents a much needed
opportunity to rehabilitate their do- ,
moralized forces. The truth lt> that dis (
tensions among the leaders of the rebels
is helping on the disorganisation
of the Filipino army almost as much a3 ]
the American campaign. ,
n; mv course or tne conrerence wun i,
the Filipino envoys Genera'. Otis agreed
with the statement of Major Arguellew ,
that the people of the Philippine islands
wanted peace and he added that i
requests for protection art* pouring In
upon him from all parts of the country.
MANILA, May 3. r.oon.?Tin* second
conference h?-ld this morning between
Major Genera! Otis and the Filipino
emissaries. Colonel Manuel Arguelles
and Lieutenant Jose Bernal. terminated
without any definite results.
He Has Anything to Do with Peace ,
Negotiations ? will Not Accept ,
American Protectorate.
LONDON, May 2.?Representatives of
the Philippine Junta say they have received
a telegram from Aguinaldo dated
April 20, in which he states that his
government has nothing to do with the
present peace negotiations which he
asserts are being conducted by a
luiii-.ftsies anu creoies wno
are anxious for pence In the expectation '
of K'-ttir.g high offices under a new
Several of these men. Aguinaldo Rays,
or* members of the Filipino congress,
*hich they nre endeavoring to out-vote <
h!f"- He adds that he had no direct
n*Jjotlntionn with the American? since
full.of Mulolos wlwn certain proi>njtno<l
between Mr. D. C. "VVor- i
ct-stor. of tho American Philippine coin- ,
njteslon find a representative of Aguin- ,
looking to a peace hosed upon in- ;
dependence with an American nlllance.
AKulnaido disavows the present negotiations,
nnd adds thai under no clrcumRtftncee
will he accept an American
protectorate. Thf* dispatch concludes
with ii contemptuous reference to Ma- I
J')r Arguelles as a SpanlBh ollicer who (
'>? * r.o more authority to act on behalf
Afjulnaldo than has T/jna himself.
"Ith His Foil rt con Companions
Prisoners oftlio Filipinos.
Manila, May 2, 2:55 p. m.?1Thcflrs:
authentic Information regarding Lieu- t
t'nnnt J. 0. Ollrnore and his party of
fourteen men from tho United St'atoa '
Kunlxjut Yorktown, who were captured
1 he FlHplnon on April 12, was revived
to-day at the hands of Major
Armielle* of the staff of General Ant"n!n
Luna. It is In th?? form of a list 1
of the mlHsIng men and is signed by
J'l'titr-narit Ollrnore. The lieutenant rej'Ttii
that he and his party have been
' r niKht across the mountain.*! from
&ulcr, where they were captured.
v. -Tlilft infoanuUon waa brought la re
spouse to a note which Major Genera
MacArthur sent to Genoral Luna b;
Major Shields and Lieutenant Halm
md which these officers hearing a flai
>f truce, carried across General Luna'
lines on veaterday evening. The not
ifter asking for Information regardln
\rnorlcan prisoners- In General Luna'
lands, concluded with the message tha
he (General MacArthur) would b
pleased to meet General Luna.
Major Shields and Lieutenant Ilnln
found a span of the railroad bridge ,
ulle from St. Thomas broken.
The ofllcers left ten days' provision
tor the prisoners on a hand car at th
L?nd of the bridge, placing the car 1
:he keeping of Filipinos, whose con due
.hroughout the various negotiations ha
?een all that could be expected of a civ
llzcd nation.
i\t St. iTomns, "\Vlicro Strong 15n
trouclimcnts Arc Being Constructed
MANILA, May 2.?Refugees repor
.hat the Filipino army Is deserting Sa;
Fernando and massing at St. Tomai
.vhere Genera! Lunas headquarters ar
ucaieu, ana tnat strong entrenchment
ire being constructed at the sides c
:he railway and on the swamp-front, 1
[he boat positions possible.
Men of the United States signal carp
lave established telegraphic com muni
ration with Major General Lawton, wh
s advancing in a westerly course. Gcr
Lawton lost one killed and five wound
?d or. yesterday, near San Rafaol.wher
le strongly entrenched himself. To-dn;
General Lawton Is marching on Ball
iag, where a large body of rebels ha
jeen concentrated.
General Hale started at daybreal
with the Iowa and South Dakota, regl
nents. a squad of cavalry und two gun
Df Utah battery from Calumplt in ,
northeasterly direction, to eo-operat
with the Macabeebes who hav* n^ko
the Americans to arm them In or do
Lhat they might light the Tagala. Th
Macabeebes have already organized i
iompar.fr* of Bolomen to guard th
[own. They are bringing Tagal prison
.TP to General MacArthur.
Major General Lawton was engage
In hard lighting early this mornlnp
Telegraph communication was cut at
D'clock a. m. and there have been no re
ports from General Lawton since tho
To bo Brigadier General ? "What th
Gallant Kansan Deserved.
"WASHINGTON, May 2.?The Pros!
lent has appointed Col. Frederick Funs
Ion, of the Twentieth Kansas, a brigu
lier general of volunteers. This ap
polntmen'-. was recommended by Majo
General MacArthur and supplcmente
I'ery strongly by General Otis' In a cabl
Jlspatch received yesterday. Generc
MacArthur said that the services of Co
Funston during the campaign and es
peclally in the crossing of the HI
Grand? river deserve recognition sue
is his promotion to be a brigadier gen
?ral, also that as a leader of troops Co
Funston was especially valuable. Th
President recognizes the services c
Col. Funston. and his first official nc
upon returning to Washington was t
nuke him a grlgadfer general.
The cable which General Otis sen
yesterday says:
"MacArthur strongly recommend
Col. Funston's appointment brlgadlc
general for signal sklli and gallantr
crossing Rio Grande rlvgr, and mo."
gallant services since commoncemen
?f war. I urge appointment; Funsto
able as leader of men and has earne
In the Philippines ?President 1U
Hever.the Kiul is in Sigbt.
WASHINGTON, D. C., May 2.?Pre?
ident McKlnley talked with his officii
callera before the cabinet meeting tc
dnf. about the prospect.? of peace In th
Philippine.'*. It i? believed thnt som
advices from General Otis have bee
received, enlarging upon the proposl
tlons ivhlch were submitted by the Fill
pir.o delegation which have not ye
been made public and which give th
officiate additional information con
:ernlng the situation.
The President expressed the opinio
that the end was in sight, and .said h
believed that the Filipinos will not hoi
int touch longer. He regarded the con
ditions ns most hopeful.
The fact that negotiations for peac
[ire in progress has stopped -the talk ?.
calling out the 35,000 additional volun
KoinforreinentN fur Otis.
WASHINGTON, May 2.?Arrange
ments an* being made at the war dc
partment to expedite the transportatio
of reinforcements to General Otis u
much uh possible, but owing to unforc
Been obstacles It lias been found nec
essary to postpone the departure of th
transport Sherman, which will be read
to re-sail for Manila on the L'2nd lr
statu. The Sixth infantry, which wn
to have started from San Francisco o
the Kth Instant, will not l>? able to gi
nway until the Sherman Is ready to sal
That regiment as well ns the Slxteent
Infantry. Is in the vicinity of San Fran
clsco, and will start across the Pnelll
fin uriiin ns tlio trnnHlHirm nr<? nvnlln
Will Build a Double Track IJetwcc
Stciibeiiviilc and Wheeling.
TOLEDO, O., May 2.?Tho new offl
rials of tho Wheeling & Lake Erie rail
road to-day discontinued the lotv
trcasurershlp and office held by M;
Downvr Adams. Tho po)lc*' of re
Ironchmont will be continued through
uut the entire system.
The ofllcors will at once begin a (sct
leti of Improvements which will Inchnl
ri double Lnick between SteubenviJI
rind Wheeling. Eloctrlc power Is to b
amntnvuH nr. > ml till P? .11n llru. lit *K
lower end of the road. The Toledo be]
line will bo double tracked.
In IIuikIn of Insurgent#.
WASHINGTON, May 2.?The follow
Ing cablegram wan received at the wo
department at midnight:
"MANILA, May 3.
"Adjutant General, Washington.
"List prisoners in hands insurgent
lust received shows Lieut. Gllmoro an
ruvoii enlisted men of navy lost froi
Yorktown. and nix enlisted men of th
army, three of the six wrongfully at
rested In January before hostllltle
commenced,all reported to hedolng wel
IJeslde the above, two men In the hand
of Insurgents, Houth and Captain Hock
L'feller, are ntlll unaccounted for."
(Signed) "OTIS."
Mahi'r-KuhJlii Fight ? Draw.
NI5W YOIIK, May 2.?Poter Mahe
and Gus Huhlln, the "Akron Giant,
fought a twenty round draw before th
Lenox Athlctlc Club to-night. Mahe
wan nine pounds the lighter of the tw
two. Maher was the odds on favorlt
ut 100 to CO. Six thousand people kui
the light.
? :
t I
o The Anti-Imperialists Pamphlets
0 That Have Been Barred out s
11 of the Philippine Mails t,
s ii
h v
Calculated to Incite American s<
Soldiers to Mutiny and a
t. Foment Insurrection.
' c
t WASHINGTON, May 2.?The three e
n anti-Imperialist pamphlets, copies of
which have Jjeen prohibited In the malls p
ft for the Philippines, are those which ri
s have the following titles: "Criminal t
{ Aggression by Whom?" "The Cost of a a
n National Crime," and "The Hell of War y
and Its Penalties." a
s These, unless something should de- a
- velop to necessitate a further uctlon,
" mny be circulated through the malls p
1 within this country. According to Mr. p
e Atkinson's own statement, a large num- ^
V ber of pamphlets have been sent out. q
* The matter was brought to the attention j
of the postal officials by the war de- ]j
k partment, whose authorities were B
- greatly exercised with a suggestion ,
s that some action be taken. It Is thought
a that there Is little possibility of any of
o these publications getting pust the San
Lj Francisco office, but If a few should, B
r the military authorities In the Philipr.
pines will promptly suppress them. R
n Postmast'er General Charles Emory ..
0 Smith made this statement to the Asso.
elated Press to-day: "These pamphlets g
actually Incite to mutiny, and It would n
^ be utterly unjustifiable to permit their .
. circulation among the soldiers In the
g Philippines. Their rlrculatlon Is a "
movement to Induce the soldiers to dlso- t
1 bey orders and In effect to embarrass ^
and resist the government, In whose _
service they are engaged. Their clrculatlon,
except In the malls for the U
Philippines, Is not Interfered with, be- t
o cause In being sent to Manila they are j
destined for soldiers who are fighting
our battles, but in this country the ef- 0
fort to Incite to mutiny could have no
- results.
Not only are they designed to incite S
to mutiny the American soldiers In
those Islands, but also to foment and
r encourage Insurrection on the part of
d the Filipinos themselves. Such sedle
tlous literature ac that now stopped
Ll might have an effect on the force:: we
1. are now dealing with that wouM be lni
calculably to their advantage, and
o certainly would tend to stimulate and
h strengthen their already weakening opi
position. The law covering the case
1. Is ample. What' aetlon might be tap
ken?and the offense Is of the gravest
if character?Is not to be discussed. I
t do not believe there Is any Intention to ?
0 prosecute Mr. Atkinson as the matter t
now stands. The authority to do so is s
t plain. He not only attacks the President
and the government In the most
a virulent lanKuaK'-' and disputes the na- c
r tlonal poll-}*, but also calls on the ^
y American troops to defy the govern=
t inent. Certainly this government Is ?
t empowered to stop or check, as It sees
n lit, the circulation of these seditious '
d publications." *
Is Very Weak?Doesn't Realize Wlmt '
lie has Done.
.. BOSTON, May 2.?Hon. Edward Atjj
kinson, vice-president of the Anti-Imperialist
League, of this city, was ^
shown the Washington dispatch stating
e that the postmaster general had dlructn
ed that certain pamphlets prepared bzy '
^ Mr. Atkinson be taken from the malls "
1 to Manila. Mr. Atkinson Bald he had 1
~ received no notification from Washing- c
ton about the matter. lie explained that n
the documents were compilations of c
Hulf wns unjustly sectlonnl. Why v
nhould lynching* In the south be spec- 1?
tally condemned and those in Ohio and C
H Indiana go unmentloned? Hut the n
d third reason wns, In his mind, the must 1;
n important of all. 1
o "With nil due solemnity," Mr. Carllle 1
said, "I say here that under certain
B conditions lynching }? Justifiable. I o
l? would not condemn others for what I ii
s would do myself. The late Southern <n
lynchings are to he deplored, hut under <,
nlrnllar circumstances, 1 would cheer- 0
fully pull the rope that would send the
murderer and ruvlsher Into eternity."
Mr. Cnrllte's words dropped like a
r thunderbolt upon the presbytery and
the members stared at each oth?-r in t
amazement. ?
Later In the dlseuHslon Mr. Carille anr
nouneed that what he had said hail 11
o b(M.'J) said In cool blood and he stood by (
e it. Considering the slow operation of 4'
v tlio law In many southern states and I
the iioccuulty, of protection from law- ?i
uurgn presDyiery. .
lie characterized the paper of Dr. 1
Johnston as "cheap buncombe." Ho J
,m would oppoae the adoption cf tlio paper (i
for throe reasons. The first was that It
r was calculated to aggravate sectional
feeling. The second, that the paper It
racts ana uguros taKcn from the <ien
bates In the national house anil senate, i
e and calling attention to points over- $
ll 166ked In debate. s
l" "By action of the senate," Mr. Atkln- 3
e son continued, "these compilations were v
>? published as senate documents, and c
i- they are now public documents of the .
United States. Therefore any action
taken towards keeping them out of the c
malls would Imply that congressional r
!- records and otllctnl documents ?f the ,
United States are unsuitable to be sent v
to olllcors of the volunteer regiments t
now In Manila whose terms of service
8 have expired, and whose return to this u
!" country Is demanded by olllclals of cer- I
tain states who say the men are entitled t
e to discharge." f
y Mr. Atkinson said he had sent copies f
l" of there documents to Admiral Dewey, t
s President Schurmann, Prof. "NVorces- J
" ter, General Otis, General Lawton, a
General Miller and two copies to the o
J- correspondent of a New York llluatrat- c
h yd weekly.
Or a Presbyterian Minister, Defend- 1
ing IiynchlngH In (he South,
n PITTSBURGH, May 2?One of the f
hottest dJacurfslons over heard in the c
I- Pittsburgh Presbytery took place at the t
I- meeting of that body at Swiflsvale to- j1
il day during which Rev. A. D. Carllle, (
r. pastor of the Tabernacle Presbyterian n
?_ church, declared that lynching under r
. certain conditions was Justifiable.
Early In the session Dr. Johnston In- 11
troduced a resolution condemning In a r
radical way lynchings in the southern c
e country and expressing sympathy for ?
those In the south who are seeking to
do away with mob violence. ti
c When ft motion to adopt had been
? made, Hev. Carlile made the most senIt
national speech ever made In the Pitts
esBtiesn. ho would lynch gross ofTend- r
rs. Finally a mild substitute conemnlng
mob law without specifying J
ny particular section of the country
. as adopted.
jO(1?;c of Elks Instituted?Major Leo
Hnymoml's "Will. .
ipoclal Dlsputch to tho Intelllfrencor.
CLARKSBURG, W. Va., May 2.?DIarict
Deputy W. H. Manning, of Wheellg,
Instituted a lodge of the Benevolent
'rotectlve Order of Elks in this city to- J
lght. A large number of out of town
J si tors was present, and assisted in the
ilatory work. After the Jodgo was InLltuted
nn elegant banquet was served
t the Traders hotel.
The will of the late Major Lee Haylond
was llled for probate with County
'Jerk Highland to-day. He leaves his
ntlre estate to his wife. t<
A warrant has been issued by Squire r<
'red Martin, of Enterprise, for the ar- v
est of George W. Davis, charged by his b
vvelve year old daughter of attempted ti
ssault. The accused is about fifty ir
ears old, and has been married twice o:
nd has a large family. So far he has c
ucceeded in evading the olllcers. d
This afternoon while Wilbur Cork and n
"rank Gould, aged ten and twelve,- were v
laying with a rifle It was accidentally ti
Ischarged, the ball taking effect In t<
rould's back, fatally wounding him. h
'Ur> wb hiaiax ?,? i
ouse, and were giving a wild west It
how on the creek bank near Gould's 11
0m?- , n
Improved Order of Itortmon. a
Dccial Dispatch to tho Intelligencer. C
HUNTINGTON, W. Va., May 2.?The IJ
rent council of the Improved Order of cl;
Led men is In session here, and to-night [*,
ave a grand costume parade. A large Y
umber of prominent men from all over tx
he Htatp are here, and the council will jf
ie one of the most Important during
he twenty-nine years of the history of V
he order In the state. Congressman
'reer, J. Slldell Brown and others devered
addresses to-day In response to
he address of welcome by Mayor j
irandebury. To-morrow the election g
r olllcers will occur. a,
Voluntnrv Manslaughter. n
peclftl Dispatch to the intoHJgenccr. u
CHARLESTON. W. Vo., May 2.? si
"he Inquest which has been In progress ol
or two days over the remains of Jtuaell
Sarver, who -was shot and Killed at n
'oalburg Tuesday, by John Klttlnger, "
e8ulted to-day Inu verdict charging s!
Clttlnger with voluntary manslaughter.
?ho Inquest developed that the wives of
he two men had been quarreling over G
l remark made by Mrs. Klttlnger dls>aragliig
to Mrs. Sarver's character,
md iho husbands became Involved In
he quarrel. Klttlnger Is In custody In I
his city. He clalrntj that he shot In v
elf-defense. n
Bond Issue In Boone County. ll
jpcclul Dispatch to tho Intolllgenccr. f'
CHARLESTON, W. Va., May 2.? b
?erman district, In Boone county, tolay
voted by a large majority to Issue ?
10.000 of bonds to be devoted to an "
xtonslon of the West Virginia & ^
Southern railroad from Hernshaw, in .
his county, to Racine, In Boone. The '
extension will open up the rich coal
ind timber areas. h
^ h
Hups Out. Its Proceedings l\>r the f*
Current Month. c
"WASHINGTON, D. C.t May 2.-Th.? ti
ndustrlal commission which has held ^
10 public meetings for the past ten days jj
m.s mapped out Its proceedings for the u
urrent month. The early part of the tl
nonth will be given to representatives ^
?f various Industrial organizations.
Vinong these will be: May 11th, trust
nves'tlgatlon will be taker, up and state
ienator J. W. Lee, of Pittsburgh, will j,
peak on the Standard Oil trust. On
.lay 15, General John McNWta, of Ohio,
vlll testify us to the whiskey trust ar.d
m the 19th Martin Cook, of Cook, Bernielmer
&. Co., of New York, will talk
a the same subject. Ilenry O. Have- q
neyer, of the American Sugar Rellning p
Jompany, has promised -to appear some t<
Ime between May 15 and 20.
After this the commission will take
ip the Standard Oil Company dividing %l
ts witnesses Into two classes. "for the a
rust" and "aguinst the trust." In the 1:
ormer class are C. 3. T. Dodd, counsel \y
or the compoiny; William T. Wardell,
reasurer; John D. Kockefeller and
ohn D. Archbold. The witnesses a
gainst the company Include IjOwIs 13mry.
Jr., of Bradford, Pa., and Attorney 0
Soneral Monnett, of Columbus, Ohio.
The commission has received a volu- 0
ulnous report on the subject of New cj
erney's corporation laws which will ^
Iso receive attention in connecton with
he trust investigation. The report is u
severe arraignment of New Jersey's C(
tale laws and charges among other ^
hlngs that the loose laws governing n
orporatlons nnd the reduced franchise rt
ux for large aggregations of capital o:
iavo Induced such numbers of com- h
anles to IncorjHDrnte In the state that is
he revenue from this source alone is
uoro than nough to meet all state exlenses.
It is pointed out also that the
orporntlon laws do not require from Ii
ucorporators their uddrosses, either
esldence or place of business. The
ommission has a list of over eighty
fr-., tv/>V>lor.a TJ
few Jersey from 1S90 up to date, nil of n
hem of 000,00a or over. F
Death of I'reshlcnt Ilyclo. Cl
NEW YORK, Ma?r 2,?Ilenry D. u
lyde, president of the Equitable Life u
ix.furanee Society of the United States, H<
led at his home In this city this aftcroon,
of heurt failure. Mr, Hyde hnd
eon suffering for more than a year w
rlth Inflammatory rheumatism, which
i?ft him with an effectlon of tho hearl. u
>n Monday ho was seized with an j,
larmlnK attack which grew continualV
worse until this afternoon. Ilenry
!. Hyde wan born In Catsklll, X. Y? on 'fi(
" bruary 15, l&.U. lie came to New j,|
'ark hi 18GO, when he was sixteen years Hj
1(1 For years he received one of the rj
itrgesl salaries ever paid any business n
nan in th?- world?$100,000-'but Iti spite j)(
if this he had few financial relations i,i
utside of the Equitable.
Hnllinioro Elcotlon. i,'
RALTIMOK13, May 2.?llnolllclnl re- It
urns from 17f? prcclncts of th<* 80S In ^
Jaltlmore city, give Hayes (Dem.) for t|
uayor, 1,016 majority over Malster, tv
Rep.) The returns show ltir??? Demo- Ui
ratlc Kales over last fall's election and
1 ayes' election is conceded by 7.MK) 10
lujorlty. J i
it Wardnur, Idaho, Where St rile
lug Miners Have Been Terrorizing
the Locality.
Lrrive on the Scene?JVo -Aggressive
Action Expected
For tlie Present.
W-AItDKEB, Idaho, May 2.?This at
irnoon the first detachment of the
?g(ilnrs arrived from Spokane. Thoj
ere met at the depot by u crowd 01
uslncss men and citizens, who gave
icm a cordial reception. This detachlent
comprises seventy-five picked mer
f Company M, Twentieth infantry
olonel Bachelder. They carry flfteer
ays rations and 20,000 rounds of amlunltlon.
Many of the soldiers an
eterans who foUKht at *?;?n Juan. Mor<
roops are expected to come to-night 01
)-morrow and by Thursday night It Is
oped that the regulars will be campoi
1 and near the town. For the presen:
; Is expected the troops will remalr
ere serving as a guard, and no aggresIve
action Is expected until the coroer's
Inquest has been completed.
Last night Sheriff Young deputize!
bout fifty strikers to guurd the Las'
hance mine. A pmnll party of the
iunker Hill miners had already beer
eputlzed as constables to guard thai
roperty. .As four of them were returnlg
home to-day they were hold up b>
oung's deputies and their titles wec<
iken awuy from them. State Audltoi
lnclalr Is urged by citizens to use hi;
illuence to have martial law declared
'Ive masked men were seen betweer
Gardner and Kellogg last night but nc
irther disorder has occurred.
Shooting Affray at. Iluffalo.
BUFFALO, N. Y,. May 2.?The troule
between the contractors and th(
rain shovelers becomes more serlou!
nil complicated each hour. This after
oon u shooting affray occurred ir
hich one man was possibly fatallj
lot ami another slightly wounded. Anther
large lleet of grain carriers reach
tl port to-night and the congestion h
le harbor is becoming most proounced.
The threats that every unlor
lan on tht* docks will be called oui
lortly are reiterated by the strikers.
(rowing Out ot'Onc Womon's Morbid
Infatuation for Another.
STOCKTON, Cal., May 2.?A pecullai
ragedy cnme to light hero to-day
han the bodies of Mrs. William Hicklan
and Mrs. II. A. Hassall, clasped
i loving embrace, but both dead. wer(
ow:d in a room" of a lodging house, i
uliet having ended the life of each.
Mrs. Hassaii had been morbidly infat
ated With Mrs. Hickman for somi
lontlis. Last night Mrs. Hassall told
Irs. Hickman thut she was going tc
tart for London to-day, and begged
Irs. Hickman to spend the night with
er. Mrs. X-Ilckmun consented, ami
or relatives, growing alarmed at hei
on-appeurance to-dny, visited th(
dglnghouse and discovered the bodies
Irs. Hassall bad killed herself anc'
hen Mra. Hickman. Mrs. Ilassnl
ame from London, and called herseJl
ic "Duchess," claiming that her husand,
in a duke. She became so madlj
lfatuated with Mrs. Hickman that hei
usbnnd left her, but the couple were
bout to be reconciled. Mr. Hnsaell h
fie Chief Hanger of the Order of For
sters In this eltv, /md was supposed tr
e well to do, but he has been a waltei
i a restaurant for some time.
Medical men are of the opinion thai
Irs. Hassall was Insane. The case h
Imllur to one which occurred at Mem
his, Term., a few years ago.
I'lio Wits Thought to Huvo Been Iu?
smio ac Tlino of Conviction.
CLEVELAND, Ohio. May 2.?C. .V
unnlnghnm died to-day In the Ohlc
enltontiary, where he was serving ?
;rm for forging the name of Judge E,
. Hamilton of this city, to a check foi
fa,000. His was a peculiar case. His
ttorney tried to prove that he was
isane, as a result of pressure on tin1
rain, caused by an Injury received In
nrly manhood, by belr.g thrown from
Before the trial, and while the prisner
was out on ball lie was taken to
hospital, where he underwent the
peratlon of trephining. Three physllans
gave it as their opinion that there
ad been nulllclent pressure on the
rain to cause Irfsanlty. Cunningham
aa held to In* sane, however, and was
mvletfd. "When he went to prison he
Hied his body to a doctor here, ami
. Is the- Intention to conduct a post
K.rtrn examination, to ascertain tbe
?c:ict condition of his brain. Cunningam
formerly lived In Blnghamton,
lew York.
i tho Recent Senatorial Deadlock; iu
DOVER, Del., May 2.?Tho trial of
epresontatlvo Mark L. Davis, Union
epuhllcnn, charged by Representative
raacls Lattomus, a regular Republlin,
with offering him u bribe of $.1,000
he would vote for .7. ICdwnrd Addicks
>r United States senator, began In
moral sessions court this morning.
Representative Lattomus replied In
L'tnll. repeating the story given at his
rellmlnary examination that during a
allc along State street in Dowr, one
k'enlng In February, Representative
avis .said to him In effect that he coulu
live $.*,000 with which to lift :i niort;tge
on IjIh farm If he would vote for
Ir. Addtcks for senator; nl?o that If he
) desired the money could be paid to
Is wife. Representative Lattomus lasted
Htrlctly on this storf. despite a
o?e cross-examination. Ropresentave
Uuvto took the stand In his own
half and tlatly denied the story told
y Representative Lattomus.
"It lu a positive lie," In- said, In reiHmso
to a question as to the ataten-nt
that he had offered a bribe to
epivsontntlve Lattomus.
Gilbert S. Jones, a reporter, said that
i an Interview with htm R? prt:?enta\*e
Lnltomus had declared that ho had
r?t l)eon approached with offers of a
rlbo for a vote for senator.
The ease was quickly argued, and at
>:1R o'clock, aft*r a charge by Chief
Jctlco Lore, was given to tho Jurf.
Serious Owing to Orders to Cons?
, Hostilities.
. "WELLINGTON, N. Z., May 2.~Ad'
vices from Samoa Indicate that the Instructions
received from the powers to
, cease hostilities makes the situation In
the Islands very serious, as the rebels
hold the main food supplies and arc
again near the municipality of Apia.
The correspondent of Router's news
. agency thinks it Is evident that tho
) home authorities have misunderstood
the situation in Samoa. The Germans
and rebels are already Jubilant, and
, claim a victor** over the British and
American forces.
The correspondent says that unless
the rebels aro mad** to eubmlt tho
culries will remain unsolved. The white
people in the outskirts of the city are
at the mercy of the rebels. The American
vice consul's store at FalKa was
looted last week, while a German store
adjoining It was left untouched. British
and American residents all strongly
condemn the action of the powers In ordering
a cessation of hostilities at this
Two days after the last battle at
Vaillma Lieutenant R. A. Gaunt, of the
British cruiser Porpoise, marched his
brigade Into Vaillma unopposed, and
was followed by a company of British
blue Jackets under Captain Sturdeeanc1
Lieutenant Governor Cave. Inspection
of the battlefield shows that the defences
erected by the rebels near the
* home of ihe late Robert Louis Steven1
son were strong and well planned. The
^ loss sustained by the rebels, it i^ evident,
was much greater than was at
1 first supposed. The main section of Ma
*i ?- .i .uuuncio, iww WCIC CHfcUgtlU Ilk
the battle of Valllma, retreated west.
ward to Lulumoanga, wiiere they lay in
t wait for friendlles. Ordera had been
given (hem to capture Lieutenant
Gaunt's head. The rebels were also
anxious to secure the superior weapons
with which his brigade is armed.
It Is rumored that thirteen boats filled
with armed rebels are approaching
from -the east. The town appears to be
Imposed on Admiral Kautz, in Regard
to Operations in Samoa.
WASHINGTON, May 2.?It Is denied
. officially here that any undue restraint
j has been Imposed upon Admiral Kautz
3 which would encourage the insurgents
. in Samoa. On the contrary, Admiral
i Kautz has been advised that the Preslr
dent supports him in all that he has
done; that he is entirely satisfied with
his conduct and the only Injunction laid
" upon the admiral has been to avoid un1
necessary slaughter and bloodshed.
This injunction Is not understood to
1 restrain the officer in any way from
L such military and naval operations as
in his opinion are necessary to protect
fully the Interests of the United States,
Great Britain and German residents in
Samoa, for it Js expressly understood
I that Admiral Kautz Is present simply
for the purpose of carrying out the
. treaty obligations us ty the interests of
the citizens of the tripartite agreement
and not as a representative of any one
I So far no advices have come to either
, the state or navy department as to
' the date of these last press dispatches,
L hence it is assumed that no events of
very great importance have occurred
. warranting the sending of a cablegram
by Admiral Kautz or Consul Osborn.
I Medals lor Members who Took Part
, in the Late "WarI
DETROIT, May 'J.?'The congress of
Sons of American Revolution to-day
: took action toward conferring medals
[ upon all its members who had part in
I the Spanish-American war. The presl
dent general was authorized to appoint
) a committee of three to procure metal
. from captured Spanish cannon or ships
4 and strike therefrom medals for each
' soldier of the order.
Franklin Murphy, of New Jersey, was
unanimously elected president general
. and General ,T. C. Breckinridge, vice
president general.
The remaining o!llcers were re-elected
as follows:
Secretary general, Samuel E. Cross,
Chicago; treasurer general, C. W. Hasklns.
New York; registrar general,
Howard Clark, Washington: historian
general, Edward M. Gallaudet, Washington;
chaplain general, Rev. R. W.
Clark. D. D.. Detroit.
Resolutions offered By General Breckinridge,
were adopted, declaring heartiest
admiration by all members of the
' national society of the patriotism of the
"men who served their country and the
cause of humanity so well during the
. months of campaign which are still
passing and are still marked with
! bloodshed."
i A constitutional amendment was
, adopted limiting the service of president
and vice president general to one term.
1 The congress adjourned sine die this
i afternoon.
, . Cruiser Chicago at Azores.
, POXTA DELGADA, A sore Islands.
> May 2.?The United States cnilser Chicago,
after having spent four days here
; on her cruise to Africa by wa{* of tho
, Sues canal sallod away yesterday. Duri
Ing the stay of the cruiser at this port
' she was visited by all the local civil and
military officials who paid their respects
to Read Admiral Ilowlson. Vice Consul
' Auguste Norelra escorted Admiral HowIson
to the chief places of Interest in
thin vicinity and to the public gardens
and -theatre. The band from the Chicago
landed on Sunday and played in
the Municipal park, their performance
eliciting hearty applause from the public.
Abolish tlio Death Penalty.
At Albany the law-makers are
wrangling over the abolition of the
death penalty. The man who succeeds
In pasnlng such a bill will prove as
, groat a benefactor {<> the breaker of
man's laws as Hostetter's Stomach Hittorn
ha.-? to the breaker of nature's laws.
If you've neglected fonr stomach until
Indigestion, constipation, biliousness,
Hver and kidney troubles are upon you
there's but one cure?-Hostetter's Stomach
Hitters. Don't fall to try it. All
druggists sell It.
Weather Forecast. Cor To-day.
For We:u Virginia, Western Pennsylvania
and Ohio, cooler, with showers
Wednesday; fresh easterly winds; probably
showers Thursday.
Local Temperature.
Tho temperature yesterday as observed
by C. Schnepf, druKKlht, corner Market
and Fourteenfh streets. was as follows:
7 a, m ?? | :t t>. in SS
1) a. in Tl : p. it
i- in M I \\ eathcr?Chang'lo.
lor JjilOn.
Owing to a death In tho family Mrs,
Garden offers her Stelnwoy piano, 7 1-S
octaves, rosewood case, carved legs, for
with stool and cover. Tho piano
can be seen at our warerooms, No. 1310
Market street.
F, .\\\ 13AUMEU CO,

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