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r * *"* I ?J \ S LHKT8. TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY OF NINTH SICK Gallant Regiment la Bad Condition, j Cull Micdei for Doctors and Hon? pita* Corpa Men. CONGER SENDS A MESSAGE. i Cay* A11 flafo and Well?General j Chaffee Will Proceed With His Small Arrny to Pekln. WASHINGTON, Jul/ 31.?Th_- war department this evening received twi cablegrams from China. One rrud: "CHK KOO. "To Corbin, Washington. "Tlr-n Twin, July 20th,?Flimnhlre arrived 27th. Two hundred and H'tyreven Ninth Infantry sick, t n doctors. ion ncspitai corps men, tvv.r.'.y signal nn-n needed. Unavoidable delay unloading transports. Foreign troop* arriving. (Signed) "DAGGETT." Firing llaa Censed. The other read: "Che Fno (undated.) "To Corbln, Washington. "Tton Tain, July 27.?Message Just received from Conger, sayn since lfith, by agreement, no firing. Have provisions /or several weeks, little ammunition, :tll niifft, well." "1 (Daggett) report allied forces soon advance. Practically no looting by American*, no unncc'UHury killing, Indiana arrived 26th. Order McCann, j nuuion, Dom Aliens, Mitchell, Hryce to join regiment here. (Signed) "DAOGKTT." DOUBT DISPELLKD Dy the Ncwa From Pekin nnd There 1b no Question of the Safety of the Legations?Chuffeo and His Army Will Advance at Oncc?Limited Numbur Available. WASHINGTON. July 31.?Doubt hat given way to a feeling nkin to certainty that tho legn turners at Pekln and the gallant murines ivho managed to reach this Chinese capital Just In the nick of time, wore not only allws on July 2'.', but, in all probability, are still alivu and likely to remain ho until they are rcalraaed from their state of siege. Tho olllelala here feel certain that the attack by thu Chinese on the' legations -'Trill.: not be ivnowvd. , They nru convinced that the uouusela oflhi! vicofoyrt In tlie great southern and central provinces and the advice of LI Hung Chung have had effect and that whoever la In power In Pekln, whether emperor, empress, Cheng, Tuan or Tung, now have been made to see the necessity for the preservation of the legations. The otllclala here while anxious that the movement on Pekln begin at once do not attach crcdcnco (o the rumor mentlnnefl liv floiiArnl Phrtffu.? forward inarch was to begin to-day. There uru two reasons for their invretlulity. Fine Force of Soldiers. In the ttrat place Chaffee's forces. hU splendid cavalry and his battery of artillery, arc exactly what arc needed 10 strengthen a wuak spot In the international column. In th? second place (and information on this point comes through European channels) some of the foreign commanders are still of the opinion that they cannot begin the campaign before the lust week In August at the earliest, The United States government never has acceded to this view and ar a relaxing no effort to bring About a change of plans on this point. Cut our representations have been met by the almost unanswerable argument that the decision of this important question properly should be left to the military commanders on the spot who must bear the responsibility for the outcome of tho expedition. A rather startling proposition was advanced to-day, which, if adopted, might put at once to tho teat the Chi nose proxession that the boxers- anJ not tho Chinese government, arc responsible for what has happened In Peklti. This ivas to the effec: that th3 Chloew government should_Lu Informed that tho International forcc was prepared to take that government at Its word and to Join forces with It la crushing out tho insurrection. The kernel of just such a proposition Is to bu found In the last condition laid down by the President In h!s reply to th*? appeal of Emperor ICvvang Su and thvru may bo a dovciopnieiit in that direction speedily. Nothing Eecclved to Change Chaffoo's Plans. Secretary Root nays that nothing that has boeii received from t'hinn officially or unafllcUUly, necessitates any chnnff<\ in the instruction!* given Major General Chnffoo. If there Is an advance on Pekln. It la presumed that such of the United States forces as are now ready will participate in tho mov2nv-'nt. If dispatches are received 'it Tien Tsln from Minister Conger cr others In tho legations at Pekin. which change- the existing conditions* Major General Chartre will act in accordance with such Information. Tho secretary aya Ooner&l Chaffee has full powers and has been entrusted with the command of the United States forces because of the confidence thtfgovernrucnt has in his ability to meet any situation that may arise. It Is evident from the dispatches received from General Chaffee, that tmly a portion of his force can be utilized if an Jramcdiatu advance is made, ItH ubt believed that olV?of the equipments \ -J of th l*st expedition i?ent from Manila J have been landed. and it la. of court*. 1 apparent that the bone* and roost of j the equipment of the Sixth cavalry a;?_ | t>:lil at *ea. The Ninth infantry and th - two battalion* of the PourlK-nth Infantry, together with th?- marines,are the only troops of ihu United KUIm Actually availably on Chinese sol J a: thl* time. TOWN E'S WITHDRAWAL Ar. a Vice Presidential Candidate Not Determined?Has Left Bryan for Duluth. LINCOLN', N'ftb., July SI.-The withdrawal of Charles A. Townc from the I'opulixt ticket as a vlcc precedential candidate us still an undecided quobtlon. Mr. Towne spent nearly all of today In Lincoln and mpit of the time wan with W. J. liryan. Just before leaving for Chicago to-r.l*fht. ha declared thai he wan not prepared to say Whether lie will remain on the ticket or withdraw. Neither Mr. Uryan nor Mr. Towne would discuss the subject of their conference. Thai it had to iio with the proposed withdrawal. however, there i? llttl" question, I'opullst leaders hen? who talked with Towne say hi? 1m still of the opinion th.it he should retire. Jlv ban offered his service to the Democratic national committee as a speaker and to continue s.m a candidate for vice president would, they Insist, put hftn In a position not far from ridiculous. Mr. Towne Ik enroute to hla home at Duluth In a roundabout way and after he reaches there It Is believed he will announce his decision. He came to Lincoln direct from Nevada, where he has been making speeches and regards the outlook from his standpoint good In th<? western states. A meeting of the Democratic atalo central and Populist executive committees was held h^rc to-day. Mr. l.ryan madu a short suldresa to the Democrats, counseling and predicting harmony among the fusion forces of Nebraska. K. S. Corser, of Minnesota, and Judge Joseph llrown, of Ohio, called on Air. BACK TO WASHINGTON' President McKinloy Will Return, to tho Capital to Remain Two Days. Charlemagne Tower a Caller. CANTON*, Ohio, July 31.?President McKJnley, accompanied by Secretary Cortelyou, will leave Canton ut 1:00 Wednesday afternoon, via tho Pennsylvania railroad, reaching Washington Thursday early, where ho expects to remain two days." President McKlnley'H determination to go to Washington Ih not a sudden one, nor. It is stated, In it prompted by any special business of state withheld from thti public. He expected .'.when he entered upon his vacation to take occasional trips to the capital to confer with cabinet members, ami to nttond to matters of business which could nut be conveniently forwarded to him here, and the present trip has been contemplated for several days. He expects to be back to Canton by the latter part of the week. United States Ambassador to Russia Charlemagne Tower, arrived to-day, and will remain with the President until 4 o'clock this afternoon. After a short talk the President anci Ambassador Tower were Jolneil ; by Senator Fairbanks, and the three went for a drive about the city. A soelnl call of Ohio state officials, Republican candidates and committeemen. will be made to-morrow. The party will arrive from Columbus about U o'clock, and will be received by thr? President before lunch. The'aTCair is to be entirely Informal. DUKE ALFRED'S DEATH Duo to Intemperance ? Habitually Caried to His Bed at Niffht. BEULIN. July 31.?The body of the late Duke of Saxe-Coburgh anil Gotha will be conveyed to-morrow to the Maurice church, at Coburg, where It will lie in state. The new duke, who, on July 19, was appointed a lieutenant in the Prussian army, and who for some time has been receiving a military education hi Potsdam, Is for the moment the guest of King Oscar, of Sweden. lie Is expectod to arrive here tomorrow. He will not attain his majority until 190R, and by the Coburg law, passed In 1S9S, tiereditary prince Ernest von Hohenloho Longenberg, son-inlaw of the late duke, becomes the regent. It is rumored here In political clrclea that the death of Duke Alfred waa due to intemperance. It being town talk in Coburg that he was habitually carried vo ins uou at mgnt, sodden with liquor. TO AMEND GOEBEL LAW. Governor Beckham Will Call an Extra Session of the Legislature. FRANKFORT. Ky., July 31.?Governor Beckham 1ms deckled to call an extra session of the legislature at. Bomc date between August 15 and September 1 1 to amend the Goebel election law. It Js understood that, n bill already has been prepared for non-partisan election commissions in each of the counties .to report to a non-partisan commission, with two representatives of each party on the state committee and one each for the county boards. SENATOR PETTIGREWS SON Joins tho Boer Army?Preparing to Retreat.' LONDON. July 31.?The Lourer.so Marw.s correspondent of the Dal'.;' Ex press sr.ys: y "The Boers am preparing to retreat from Wnteryalboven. Frank - Pettlgrew, Bon of United Sufes Senator Petti grew, has arrived here, an 1 has Joined Commandant Botha* Strike Ended at Oeorjja's Creek. CUMBER LAND, Md., July St?A break In the strike in tho George's creek coal region, which has prevailed for nearly four months, seems certain to-morrow, over n thousand "men having applied for tools. Sheriff James Martin is In the mining region deputiz)ng men on both sldca to assist Jn crcpxvi.nc. order, t ^ ; . - MUST REACH PEKiN INSIDE OF ONE WEEK Or the Legations Will be Compelled j to Give Up?Attacked Continually Day and Night. LETTER FROM COLONEL SHIBA Military Attacho at Pekin?Allied Forces Ready to Start at Once. Chaffco May Command. "WASHINGTON, D. C., July 21.--Adjutant General Corbin lo-duy rwuilvod a dispatch from Lluutununt Colonol Coolldge, commanding the Mnth Infantry at Tien Tsln. It cumc by ivay of Che Foo, and lu as follow*: "TIEN TSIN, July 27. "Following letter .of Lieutenant Colonel Shibn, mliltury attache at the legation of Pekln, dated July 23, arrived Tien Tsln 25th at 5 o'clock In the evening: " PEKING. July 22. Evening. "*We me all awaiting Impatiently arrival of reinforcing army. When are you coming? All legation* have been blockaded since 13th lam month, and since the 20th we have been attacked continually night and day by the Chinese soldiers from more than teu encampments. By a supreme effort wq are stJJl defending. We are (hilly awaiting with the greatest anxiety arrival of reinforcing army, and If you can't reach here In lea* than a week's time it 1h probable that we will be unable tu hold out any longer. Emperor and Empress Dowager appear to be still ftt Pekln. Were our reinforcements to arrive very probable that they would lice to Wan Shoshan. Killed and wounded up to date eight killed, one a captain of infantry and an ambassador's attache; aoven seriously wounded, the tlrst secretary of legation being ona of twenty sllKhtly wounded. The number uf Europeans killed Is sixty ..l all.' " (Signed.) TTOOUDGK." T6 DELAY For the Advance on Pekln to be Tolerated b? England?Salisbury Acquiesces With Hay. hOSDOS July 31.?The United States ambassador, Joseph II. Choate, saw Lord Salisbury this evening and ascertained his views with regard to the chants In the Chinese situation brought about by the dlrcct dispatch from Pekln. ^ Lord Salisbury assured Mr. Chnatfl ^that' Great BtTtaln'Had no Intention of delaying the advance on Pekln nor, ho far as he knew, had any other rower. Lord Salisbury entirely acquiesced in Secretary Hay's desire that the aflvnnce be undertaken as speedily as possible. He had no Intention of bargaining with China In any way, shape or form until the ministers were safe under their own military escort. The Associated Press correspondent htjre understands that China Is making strenuous errorts 10 come to some agreement with the powers previous to handing over the ministers; but this will not be considered for a moment. One; Pekln has been reached and the ministers have regained their liberty, the powers have agreed aggression cease and reparation will become a matter of negotiation. Lord Salisbury believes It may still bo proved that the Chinese government Is not responsible for the attacks on the legations except In so far as all governments are responsible for the maintenance of order. It is expected that within a few days free communication will bo established with the ministers In Pekln. CALM AFTER THE~STOHM. Chineao Say They "Will Respect the Treaties Entered Into. PARTS, July 31.?'The minister of ma rlhe, M. Dc Lanessan, to-day received the following dispatch from Admiral Courrejolea: "CHE FOO. July 26. "Many symptoms of greater calm, notably an Imperial edict, are reaching us at Che Foo, In which the Chinese government gays It Is not responsible for the condition of affairs; that all their acts have been towards the maintenance of peace and that they Intend to respect the treaties towards foreigners and missions." Can't Hold Out Long. ROME, July 31.?The commander of the Italian cruiser Elba, at Tien Tsfn, .received the following telegram to-day from thf> Japanese military attache at Pekln, dated July 22: x iiu icfiuwuum ui u cuK?-'r?y awaiung relief, can't hold out long. Sixty Europeans killed." Nearly All Legations Destroyed. PARIS, Juir 31.-According to dispatches received at the foreign office today, tho Austrian. Spanish. Hawaiian and Holland legations at Peking nave been destroyed, nnd the French legation has been partially wrecked. The attacks on the legations ceased some days ago. The emperor and empress are living In Peking. ARMIES ON THE MARCH In the Direction of Pekin, if All Reports Are True. WASHINGTON. D. C., July 31.?Cables fr?m Admiral Remey and General Chaffee, both at Taku, bearing upon tho conditions In Peking and at Tl-n Tain, came to hand over nlg??:. Admiral Reiney. confirmed the information that, the legations were safe up to the 226 instant*. - . . ^; 1 Gcvra^Chaflee #ald that according to a icport at Taku th? allied force* were to btefi]r\ thy caunpaign "toward ! Peking to-r.jorsow/' Allowing for lbs ; time occupied in the truasrnisslon of the dispatch by twat from Taku to Oha Koo, it Js rrobable ihai. If the report \va* tru-s. the advance began to-diy. j and the armies ure already on the way to Pekinc. That they should start without waiting' for Chaffee's force, small though it if. is surprising:. OREGON'S 0FFICF.H3 Are Efficient, Sajs Captain .Wilde. Been No Disposition to Criticise. WASHINGTON, D. C., July 51.?The navy department to-day receiv-1 the following cable from Captain Wilde, of the Oregon, which i# in dry dock at ' Kure, undergoing trtnporary repairs: "Plca*? correct press statements of Inefficient ofllcers on Oregon. No ahlp has more efficient officers." The dispatch from Captain Wilde came as a surprise to the department, na there had been no disposition here to criticise eltht-r him or his officers for the. mishap to the great battleship. The chief of the bureau of navigation states that Captain "Wilde hi\H aboard the Oregon an unusually competent and efficient complement of officers. and pleasure was taken In giving Captain Wilde's statement to the public. Welcome Intelligence. WASHINGTON. July 3I.-The ofBclnl confirmation of the news that Minister Conger Is iiafe and well, coupled with the statement that he has provisions for several weeks, and that the firing on the legation has ceased, was Welcome intelligence, although not unexpected In view of recent views. It la expected that all the energies of the government, as well as that of the other nations, will he concentrated for the advance on I'ekln. Several of the repprts which have come from China ' em to Indicate that this will , occur again. Russians Get the Same News. BRUSSELS. July 31.?The Russian minister here has received a message from Admiral Alexleff, at Taku, reassuring him of the safety of his brother. M. Michael De Glers, the Russian minister In Peking. FOURTH DISTRICT REPUBLICANS Select Elliott Northcott Chairman of the Executive Committee?John T. Harris to Have Charge of Literary Bureau of State Committee. Special Dlppateh to the Intelligencer. PARIvERSHURG, \\\ Va.. July 31.? The Republican executlvo committee for the Fourth congressional district organized at the Hiennerhussett hotel i here Oils afternoon, by electing Elliott Northcott, of Huntington, chairman; Johr. T. Harris, ot Parkorsbtirg, weretury, and Prank s. Smith, of Farkersburg, treasurer. Parkersburg will bo the? headquarters of the committee for tho campaign. it wafr"nnnotfncod that Chairman Northcott would be one of the assistant secretaries, and that Mr. Harris would be in charge of the literary bureau of the State Republican Executive Committee, whose headquarters will probably open here to-morrow. Hon. James A. Hughes was present at the meeting- to-day. He had just come from a trip through the counties In the southern end of the district, and expressed himself as highly pleaded with tho situation there. He said that there would be an Increased vote cast In those counties for the Republican ticket this fall. All of the committeemen gave a report of thu sltua- , Hon In th^lr respective counties, and these reports were very s?tfsfactory. ; NOBLE IMPULSE Actuated Governor Atkison in Offer- , lug West Virginia Troops for Chinese Service, Says General Corbin. Special Dispatch to the Intelligence. CHARLESTON. W. Va.. July 21.? Governor Atkinson la In receipt of the ( following letter from Adjutant General Corbin In response to his offer of tho state guard for Chinese service: War Department, , Adjutant General's Off Ice, , Washington, July 2?, 1900. , Hon. G. W. Atkinson, Governor of West Virginia. ( SIR:?I have the honor to acknowledge tho receipt of your letter of tho 21st Inst, to the secretary of war. In , which, In case of more troops being , needed to protect American Interests In ., China, or elsewhere, you say that you ; can furnish two regiments of Infantry, fully equipped, drilled, organized and officered in strict accordance with Unl- , tod States army regulations, nnd to Inform you that there Is no authority of , law for the acceptance of any volunteer , troops other than those now In scrvlce, , but the secretary desires me to convey to you his appreciation of the noble ; and patriotic Impulse which prompted the tender. Very rsspectfully,' Adjutant General. o- ? DR. GRAY SUICIDES. * Was Interested in the Oil Business j in West Virginia. , WASHINGTON, July 31.?Dr. Jns. x D. Gray, aped forty-two years, who \ came here on business from Philadelphia, Monday, with his wife, committed auiclde by taking; chloroform. No mo- i tlve Is assigned for the deed. He was t interested in the oil Industry In "West ^ Vlrgina, and had business Interests at ParUersburg, W. Va., Philadelphia, 1 Baltimore and Washington. a Good Profits in Linseed Oil. c CHICAGO, July 31.?The American r Linseed Oil ompany Issued to-day Its a first annual statement. For the fiscal c year ended March 1. 1900, the net earnings were $2,02S,000. For the 7 per cent dividend on the preferred stock c 51.116,000 was required, leaving a bal- ^ ance to profit and loss of $911,500, or sufficient to pay a dividend of 5.44 per cent on the common stock of the company." <>- ? r "Large Reinforcements to Arrive. t . I.ONDON, Augu3t 1.?i u. m. ? Tien v Tsln wires that General Sir Alfred t Gas?lee and staff, together with large foreign reinforcements, arrived tberc on " July-10. . < POWERS TELLS WHY HE ELED FROM CAPITAL. Not Possible for Men to Qet a Fair Trial In Franklin County?Would 2?ot Protect Him. MAKES A GENERAL DENIAL Of tho Statement* Delivered by Many Witnesses?The Prosecution Begun upon Croas-Examinatioiw GEORGETOWN. Ky.. July 31.?Former Secretary of Stain Caleb rower* rrfuiru'tl the stand In hi# own behalf toduy In hla trial for alleged complicity In itu..hllling of Governor Goebel. He fald that on th? morning of the aMias.nlnation he was preparing to go to l-oulsvllle to make arrangements for bring i>>K "Jure jieuyic (U rninnr'i. ?v iucivoil his otllce door ns des?:4.bed by wu? 111*89 Golden, but denied that anything suspicious was said, At La Grange th? party heard that Corbel had been nssasslnated and that the shot had been II red from the second or third story <>t the executive budding. "I said ft was a shurne and an outrage." continued the witness, "and that It would gllght the chance of all of us whose offices were lu contest. I expressed similar sentiments to otlwr people that day. We went on to LouUville, but us the nssussinutlon of Goebel had upset our political plans, we of course, abandoned our Idea of bringing more men to Frankfort." Goldun's statement that h> spoke derisively when told of the .shooting was absolutely false, he said. Duty to Return to Frankfort. "1 thought It my duty," Powers continued, "to return to Frankfort as noon qs possible and did ao that afternoon. I went to the executive building and with my key, thv only one I ever had to th ofllce, unlocked the door. J found thai the lock had been battered and had difficulty in getting the key out of it. I fllii not take tho lock off and supplant It with a new one, as has been stated In the prosecution. J. li. Mathews put on the new lock." He never heard any sort of violence talked of In :?nv of th-- munv confer uncus In which he participated except one held In.the office of the commissioner of agriculture, In which Sheriff Burton, of Breckinridge county, talkcJ In an Incendiary manner and was reproved by the witness. Inx'estigated Direction of Shots. The day after the assassination, witness said he began an Investigation to learn from whence the shot was fired. He denied making a statement to Golden that he was satisfied the shots came from his o/llce and did not tell him he was thinking of going to the commonwealth's attorney to tell him all ho knew. Powers then detailed the event immediately preceding the arrest of himself and Captain Davis. Ho said Ms attorney advised him to make his way to the mountains and remain there until public excitement died out before giving himself up for trial. The legislature had appropriated ?100,000 for tho prosecution of persons, charged with the crime, and he did nut believe It passible for mem to get a fair trial In Franklin county. 3ivil Authorities Would Not Protect Him. iuuj cuvur, uw auaHU, "A uiu not oeIIqvd tho civil authorities there would protect me. I did not know that I could get a change of venue and theacwere tho reasons which suggested flight from Frankfort." Of the $1,300 in his pockets at the time of his arrest 1400 was, he said, his own money and $900 belonged to the Republican campaign fund. The witness denied that ho ever had any one of a half dozen or more conversations with Wharton Golden about which the latter told on the tftand last week, and denied that he had ever talked with him or uny other purson about the killing of Goebel or any other member of tha legislature. In regard to the testimony of Rnbert N'oakea, witness said ho never ha-J a conversation with Noakes ii? regard to the smokeless powder cartridges and never saw Xoakes at Frankfort on January 25, when Nonkes alleged that the ; witness made ho many damaging statements lo him. The witness was kept ; busy denying statements made by the Witnesses. Nnnkes ttoldnn f'nlfnn ?rw1 Anderson. i Knew Nothing About the Guns. In regard to the puns in his otAce, vhJch Governor Taylor's private eecreary, McKenzle Todd, referred to In lis testimony, the witness said he did lot know how they came there, but inderstood that one or two were left 1 hero at the end of Governor Bradley'# idrnlnistratlon." The others were put n there lat-.-r, he supposed by some of he mountaineers. Powers said hs vrote tho letter to Prof. Stevens, of 1 iarbourville, February 10, saying In ubsianc<>: "The present demoralized condition if the Democratic party Is due to me ! nore than to any other man in the ( tate. They know I am In .favor of an < ipen declaration of war." Former Governor Brown, who was onducting the direct examination, isked Powers what he meant by this repression. The prosecution objected to any explanation of the letter on the ground hat there was no ambiguity about the vorda used, and that it should go to ^ he Jury to be construed by it. The t ourt sustained this contention, holding bat as long as the defendant and oth, ' , ,-V"v ... 7: V. . ' ' 'A-.'-'i t rr witnesses had given the tame testimony In rr?nrv'. to th? contents of the * letter that the Jury should Judgu as to the meaning of it. The defense made un exception. Misconstrued the Evidence. Powers admitted a part of a converfidtlon with Representative Hampton, of Knox county, but said Hampton had misconstrue the main point. What he said was that (( GasbeI should become governor and vltotM held on to the otfleo of secretary of state, that somebody might asiasslntt* him. but did not mean to insinuate that Goebel would have that done. He alto admitted that while In jail at Frankfort, he urged Culton to not testify In the application for ball, btit said that he made that recommendation for Cutton's own good and not because ha knew anything that would Injure the witness. He denied that hp made certain statements to Miss Susie SnutTaiv of Williamsburg, or that he offered bar uny Inducement tr> leave the state and not to teatlfv acnlnst him. Was Not Surprised at Her. "I dirt say to her," the witness continned, "that I was surprised to sea her here. an she had not been summoned. She naid th?*y told her she h?ul to come and that she did not have monsy enough to leave the state. 1 offered to loan her some money and aho might have used this a." she saw fit, I do not recall having had such a conversation with her a* she claimed, but 1 did not want her to testify against me and I had rather now that she had not done so." The witness told of a Tetter which ho said he received from ltobert * Nonkes In March. In the letter he says Nonkes offered his services as a witness, saying that ho would disprove the charges, made ngalnst witness by Wharton Golden, whose confession was being given great attention by the newspapers at that tlnu. In the letter, Powers declined Noakes said he heard Golden say that "Powers and FInley did not want anybody except little Methodist preachers to. go on the mountain excurslon to Frankfort,'* and this was offered by Noakes as evidence to offset Gulden's charge that Powers told him to get up a "crowd of regular mountain feudists." The direct examination wns concluded at 2:50. DUQUESNE LIMITED WRECKED. Train Running Eight Hours Lato Plunged Into a Freight?Five Persons Injured. CUMnKltLAND, Md., July 31.?Tho Ifciltlrnore ?fc Ohio Duqucsne limited, from Pittsburgh, collided thin morning with :i local freight, at Mt. Savagy Junction, three tnlies west of here. Th* Injured are: FrankAVhltelaw, Cleveland,O.y slightly cut about the hand and ahoutdera, Mrs. Mary Dolan, Pittsburgh, Pa,, spine Injured. D. M. Bull. BuHsvlle. N. Y? cut on the head. Dominic Cartcney, Italian, cut aboul fuce. Henry Doughlas, Lonaconlng, Md., passenger fireman, bruised in Jumping. The passengers were all Injured In being thrown by the sudden stop. No one is thought to bo seriously hurt. The passenger train was eight hours late, having been detained by a freight derailment at Ohio Pyle. Tha two trains were to have passed at Mt, Ravage Junction siding. The fog was so thick that objects could not be seen a faw feet away. Engineer Cunningham, of Pittsburgh, uvjs In charge of th?* pnsenger engine, and Engineer Darnell nnd Fireman Collinn. both of Connellsvllle, were on th<J freight engine. All Jumped. The? engines, while badly damaged, remained on the track. The tender jammed Into the baggage coach,but the other coaches were but little damaged. St. Michael's Church Outing. The annual picnic given by the congregation of St. Michael's church, qf . . Edglngton Lane, occurred at Pleasant iu 1 Valley Park yesterday. One of the biggest crowds of the neauon was In attendance and It was a groat financial, as well as a nodal auocess. Dancing was Indulged In from U o'clock Jn tho nfternoon until midnight, and the Casino was at all tlrnvn crowded with ths merry devotee* of Terpsichore, Prof. N'olte furnished the music. At 4 o'clock x number of children rendered a programme of fancy dances, cake walks rind vocal selections. MIhh JAt.v.U n?nA ling had charge of this future and to her is due I to success. . J;rv The Grand Opera ff<juse orchestra fliscoursed mu*lc on the grounds during the evening. Meals and refreshment* wore served during the day by a committee of ladles, headed by Mrs. Louis Dimmey and Mrs. Anthony Btender. the affair as a whole, was an unqualilied success .ind rellects great credit on thp various committees paving It lu charge. ^ Majestic loaded "With Silver. NKW YORK. July 21.?The steamship Majestic, sailing from Europe to-morrow, will take 200,000 ounces cf silver. Movement 6i Steamships. PHILADELPHIA?Wa*sland. Liverpool. - MOVILLE?Et hlopa, New York for Glasgow; Sardinian, New York for jlaasow (and both proceeded). .. Weather Forecast for To-day. For Wont Virginia and Western Pennrvlvanla?Generally fair Wednesday ?n?J Thursday; ll*ht i? fresh westerly vrlndR. For Ohio?Generally fair Wednesday and Thursday; cooler in northern portion Wednesday; light to fresh northerly % winds. ." /''V Local Temperatures The temperature yesterday tin obrerved ay C. Hchnepf. druggist, corner of Market tnd Fourteenth streets, wan as follows: 1 a. ra C? lis p. in ?5 9 o. m 74 [7 p. m 87 12 .weather?Fair. >!