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The day when business could
be done without advertising
has gone by. It is difficult
some times to sell even by ad?
vertising, it is Impossible to
sell much without it. ' No
medium in cheapness or ef?
fectiveness compares with the
daily newspaper.
Are You rowing or are you
drlftlnj? '
If you are not trying with ^11;
your might to hold the trad?
that you have, and attract
more, you are drifting and the
tide will carry you out to ?*(?, '?'
VOL. LI?NO. 26.
Under inspiration of Cleveland's Message
Get Out of the Vorlex of Partisanry.
The VolCO lx tlio Voice ol'.Tacoli. bill
die llitiiils Are Tliosc uTKMati?The
Uurcpcnleil i?nw?Sciihlor t'hll on
Corporations ? Venezuelan Com?
mission- l'robitble Ptmouuel.
(Special Correspondence.)
Virginian Bureau,
Washington. Dec. 10th, 1895.
The Republicans, under the inspira?
tion of the truly courageous ivords of
the President uttered from tin- lofty
platform of true Americanism, ate try?
ing to imagine themselves above party
prejudice on sectional considerations,
ami every now and then they nerve
themselves and take a lew strokes to?
ward swimming froth the vortex of par
tisnitshlp, but in n moment their cour?
age tails and Immediately they are
ugaln engulfed in the ma. lstorm, which
fur a quarter oT a century and more
has held them.
Only a few days ago they were cheer?
ing Mr. Cleveland's stirring words add
promising eager assistance, and yet
when Mr. Crisp offered his bill to ap?
propriate $100.000 for Hie commission to
Inquire into the Venezuelan bountlury,
they moved lo adjourn and yesterday
at Hie hands of Mr. liitt, tin- Republi?
can leader on Foreign Affairs, they
adopted the self-same and identical hill.
A small tiling to he sun-, yet Is simply
goes to demonstrate the latent feeling,
and to remind us that tlio leopard can?
not change his spots.
We see in Congress Generals and
Colonels, who thirty years ago, were
contending on the field of battle, clasp?
ing hands now In the lace- of a supposed
common foe. und pledging loyally ami
comradeship should war ensue. Wi
hear the ringing voices of tin- late Fede?
ral soldier lauding the valor of their
Confederate brethren! and unhesitat?
ingly proclaiming their belief in their
unswerving allegiance to our common
fiagj but when Representative Meredith,
of Virginia, arose and declared that
now was Hie appropriate occasion for
the repeal of section 1218. of the revised
statutes, they again adjourn in silence.
Truly, ??ib.- voice In the vide,, of Jacob,
but tlie hands are Hie hands of Esau"
The C'nrepealed i,iui,
The section 1218 of the revised statutes
of which Mr. Meredith spoke, reads as
follows: "No person who has served in
any capacity in the military, naval, or
civil service <>r the so-called Confede?
rate Stales, or of either of Hie Stales In
Insurr tion. during the late rebellion,
shall he appointed In any position in
tin- Army of the United States." '
Tito ex-Federal soldiera ami the Re?
publican partisans may shy thai they
will hold mi and wait to see if a war
with England shall really come, and
In that . vent it will be time enough to
repeal this law. which in tin s,- times of
peace and unity are a blot upon the
Statut.? books, but tin- ex-Confcderntc,
cofi'sclou* of his own loyalty, gnaws
restive under Its weight, He does not
want to wait until the alarms of war
shall sound his release from its stric?
tures, and his restoration in the full,
broad privileges ami duties of A liier I
cail Citizenship he at the mandate of
stern necessity, hill lie wants now. by
virtue of Iiis life and COtldllcl since the
war, and the mutual declarations of
those who were once arrayed against
each other, lo bo placed in Hie same
position as every other patriotic and
loyal citizen without reserve and with?
out restrict Ions.
Senator ? all on Corporations.
There is no doubl ttiat Senator Call,
of Florida, does not Stand well with the
corporations and railroads of bis State,
or tit hast he seems to have a fear that
they are concocting some licndish
scheme to ne<.ipllsh his defeat for re?
election. Iiis present term expires In
1897, and he Introduced a resolution pro.
vtiling for a select committee to Inquire
into the influence exerted by railroads
and cot-porn I It ins in the election of Sena
lots. His resolution was sweeping, and
Senator White, of California, jocularly
asked if he expected lo send the com?
mittee nil over the country. Senator
Sew. ll. of Xew Jersey, offered lo amend
by making the Investigation for Florida
illono, but this was defeated, and Sena?
tor Halo then proposed that the regular
Senate Committee on Elections be sub?
stituted for I lie seleel committee, and
this wits adopted. Senator call, how?
ever, Is determined to find out how much
those rail:-'.:.hi tire going lo hurt him,
and la- has given notice of a reconsid?
eration of Iiis resolution.
it was amusing to note tlio hiirrlcd
exchanges of ideas- and the rapid form?
ing of plans that look place when Mr.
Gall Introduced his resolution, and it
.soon became apparent that a good many
Senators do not believe that tin- roll,
roads ought to be ealled upon to disclose
their little private affairs like lending
a helping hand to worthy statesmen in
the hour of their election.
The Venezuela Commission.
Now that the House has made the
appropriation of $100.000 to defray the
expenses nl* tlie commission suggested
by the President, and It is certain that
tlf Senate will COIICUr, the question of
the personnel of the commission Is being
discussed. Mr. Cleveland did not inti?
mate the number which lie thought to
appoint, but somehow the bleu uf three!
semms in prevail, it is certain that he
will select a. commission without the
exercise of party bias, and will have
tuen of national reputation ami tho?
roughly titled for such duty. A gnat
many names, of course, are being men?
tioned, but nceossjarjly the entire mat-;
ter Is purely one of conjecture. Among j
the more prominent people suggested
are ex-President Harrison, ex-Mlnlster
Phelps, Hon. John W. Foster and
"Messrs. James C. Carter and Fredrlc It. j
Caudert, of New York. I
A Brilliant Wedding anil tU ullderliig
ly Ucnutlliil Floral Decorations.
Lynchburg, Va., Doc, 19.?Miss Car?
rie Warwick Daniel, daughter or Sena?
tor John W, Daniel, wus married at
noun to-day to Frederick Harper, a
young lawyer of Wilmington, N. C. Tlie
marriage look place at "Westerly." the
country home of tlio bride's parents,
In the suburbs of this city. Rov. T. AI.
Carson, rector of St. Foul's Church,
Ofllclated. The parlors, halls ami stair?
way were beautifully decorated with
evergreens, palms, roses and smllnx.
Much of the work was done by the fair
hands of the bride.
The effect was bewildering In its
beauty. The parlor in which the cere?
mony took place Is an alcove which
was banked up from floor to ceiling with
evergreens. liver tills was un urelt.
from which was suspended tin exquisite
marriage bell of carnations, smllnx anil
roses, and Immediately underneath a
satin cushion. From the arch to the
door at which Ule bridal party entered
was an aisle made uf pink and white
ilhbons, with lamps with pink and
while shades alternating. Promptly at
12 o'clock the house was filled with the
grand strains of Mendelssohn's: wed?
ding march by the Italian string band.
The bridal party came down the stair?
way ami Roy. T. M. Carson stood within
tl-.i' alcove. Tlie bride and grouni first
entered, and were followed by John W.
Daniel, Jr.. the best man. and l.utie
Harper maid of honor, a sisler of the
groom, ami then came Master Edward
W. Daniel, with Miss Helen Hotlldln.
cousin of the bride and a daughter of
llrlhtoc Ii. Houldln, Esq. The beauti?
ful and Impressive service of Hie Epis?
copal Church, was performed, the soft
strain of "Call Me Thine Own" floated
through the room, and then friends
passed forward and congratulated tlie
couple. The bi bb- was attired in a white
salin costume made princess en I rat no,
and wore n wreath of orange liltissoms
on her lung veil. Her Jewelry was
pearls and she carried a bouquet of
Hilles of the valley, and a pearl fan.
which was the wedding fan of her moth?
er. Miss l.utie Harper, her maid of
honor, wore a gown of white organdie,
a white lae.o lint with pink lips and
carried a bouquet of pink carnations.
The groom and his best man wore frock
eoats. light gray trousers ami gray
gloves. An elegant luncheon was
served after the ceremony by six young
friends of the bride. Miss Mary Morgan.
Miss Douglass Holder and Miss Emma
Adams. In white orgundles; Miss Geor?
gia Morgan. Miss Mamie Smith ami
Miss Mary Miller, in pink organdies.
The newly married couple came to the
city, where they took the train for their
future home in Wilmington. N". c. The
bridal presents were not exhibited, but
liiere were Over a hundred, of great
beauty ami variety.
Virginia Court of Appeals.
Richmond. Va., Dec. 19,?The folloty
Ing ivere tin proceedings In the Supreme
Court of Appeals to-day:
Jennings vs. Gravely, &c.< from the
Circuit Court 'f tin' City of Danville.
Atlirmed. Judge Janus Keith deliver?
ing the opinion.
Beckley vs. Riverside Rand Company,
from the Circuit Court of the City of
Lynchburg. Alllrmcd.
News' executor vs. Pass. Brown
Co., from tin- Corporation Court of the
City of Danville. Reversed.
G.Ic iv Co. vs. Georgia Home Insu?
rance Company, from tie- Circuit Ci lirl
of Fauquicr county. Reversed. Judge
John A. Buchanan delivering tlie de?
All. n vs. Crank. From the circuit
Court of Gooehliind county. Atlirm?
Reynolds vs. Richmond and Manches?
ter Railway Company, from the Cor?
poration Court of the City of Manches?
ter. Atlirmed.
Stearns' executor vs. Richmond Pa?
per Manufacturing Company, from the
Chancery Court of the City of Rich?
mond. Reversed.
These last three were delivered by
Judge George M. Harrison.
Crawford's administrator vs. Smith's
executors. Rehearing granted to a de?
cree rendered by this court at its place
of session at Staunlon, September t> rin.
Buenn Vista Company vs. McCundltsh
land Clowes. Petition to rehear judg?
ment at a former day of this term
L?llau Fi.-ids vs, Commonwealth, it
is ordered that this ease, which Is pend?
ing on tile docket of ibis court at Staun?
lon be forthwith printed, and then to
in- transferred to the docket of this
court at Richmond, to be heard at the
January term, 1.V.H5.
Foster and others vs. Grorier and
others. Appeal and supcrsedeas to the
Corporation Court of the city of Nor?
Wing, trustee, vs. McCullock and
others. Appeal and supcrsedc-as to the
Circuit Court of Nottoway.
Rennelt vs. 1 hi I ware and others. Ap?
peal and supersede-as to the Chancery
Court of the city of Richmond.
Hipper! vs. Commonwealth, from the
County Court of Allegheny. Writ of
error and stlpcrseden
Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Com?
pany vs. Howard. From the Circuit
C >lirl of Nelson county. Wilt of error
Tanner K- Vaden vs. Traders' Loan.
Trust and Deposit Company. From the
circuit Court of tin- city of Roanokc.
Wrll of error refused.
Keffer nnd others vs. Rogers and
Others. From tlie. Circuit (Durt fit
Botetourt county. Appeal refused.
Cleared of n Merlons Charge.
Fredericksburg. Va., Dec 19.?-(Spe?
cial)? ReV. A. T. Lynn, of Stafford
county, reported to have been Intimate
with tin; 12-yenr-Old daughter of .Mr. and
Mrs. 10. II. Bowden, was entirely cleared
of suspicion tills afternoon by a letter
written over the signatures of the girl's
Mr. Harrison Sullivan ami Miss Ella
Fines were married at Trinity Church
this evening by Rev. J. C. Gray..
I judge C. H. Asht?n has announced
I his candidacy for Congress from the
Eighth District.
Tlie House Appropriation Bill for the Boun?
dary Commission Up in the Senate.
lint 0|?i>oncn Any Kerens ' imil
?!m'MtlOll IN Disposed Ol 1 iir Uov
eminent'k Present Attitude on tin'
Monroe Diii'i i-i in- <;ia(II.Ylng
Americans?Neu. Khcriuii? Assents.
"Washington. Doc. 19.?Senate.?The
discussion In the Senate to-day on the
House lull appropriating $100,000 lor the
expenses of the proposed Venezuela
commission was inurkud i>y a unanimity
of Bentlment hi favor of the position
taken by the President in ids recent
message, and was singularly tree from
passion and excitement. The debate
proceeded by unanimous consent, as
there was really no question before the
Senate, objection having been made to
the second reading or the bill to-day,
and that objection carrying the bill over
till to-morrow. The debate was opened
by Mr. Morgan, wlu? favored the pas?
sage of the bill just as It Clinic from the
I louse, and would vote l'or its refer?
ence to tho Committee on Foreign Her
IIItions only on condition that it would
be reported back and acted on tbrinnr
row. The only other Senator who
favored Immediate action on the bill,
wit limit its being considered by Hie Com?
mittee, was Mr. Voorhees, and his was
the only speech which breathed tvai
and defiance. He declared emphatically
that tilt at Britain could not go to war
with the United States so long as Can?
ada was a hostage on our northern bor?
der. Speeche!; were made, moderate in
tone, and against hasty action, by Sen?
ators Sherman. Lodge, Hawli y and Tel?
Mr. Teller's speech was remarkable for
the declaration Hint if warshouldensuc?
which he deprecated und did not think
probabh ? the United States woul<< rol
bo without European allies, ami lie
specified littsslii particularly us waiting
to seize tlie opportunity Of opening tile
Dardanelles to her lleet, extending her
domination over China and enlarging
hei" possessions in India. At the close
of the debate Mr. Morgan gave notice
that tin-re would bo a meeting of the
Committee on Foreign Relations at iti
a. in: to-morrow, when other resolutions
embodying the principle of the House
bill and which have been heretofore re?
ferred to thai committe would lie
tokt n up, fi> ilia: u report should lie
llllldc and act Inn had to-morrow. The
House bill will have its second reading
us soon as the Jolli'iiul Is read, ami then
the motion, of Whirl) Mr. Sherman gave
notice to-day to refer it to tin- Com?
mittee on Foreign Relations, may he
made. It is not at all likely that the
motion will meet any opposition, lint
whether the bill ca.il 1)0 considered in
committee, reisirted to the Senate and
tiieie acted upon before adjournment
to-morrow is very problematical, if not
the joint resolution for the holiday ie
? ess may fail.
As soon as yesterday's journal was
read a clerk from the lloll.se delivered
to tlie Senate ihe Venezuelan commis?
sion bill, ami tin- Vice President laid
it before the Senate.
Mr. Sherman moved that the bill be re?
ferred to the Committee on Foreign
Rein I Ions, but bin attention was
called lo the fuel that the present chair?
man of that committee, Mr. M irgnn,
was not in Hie Chamber, tic withdrew
tin' motion temporarily.
Mr. Cockrell, i hair man of the Commit?
tee on Appropriations, reported baok
favorably the concurrent res lutlon for
the holiday recess, from Friday, Dee.
20tli, until Friday. Jan. 3d.
Mr. Chandler objected to the pres?
ent Consideration of the concurrent re?
solution, and It went over till to-mor?
Mr. Hale introduced a bill providing
for an lucres.f the navy and it
was referred in the Committee oh Naval
A flairs.
Mr. Allen offered a resolution In?
structing the Finance Committee to In?
quire whether it would not be CK pe?
el tell I ami proper for Hie Government or
the United Stab s at this time "when :li
contingency of war between the Hrlt
isit Kmpirc and the United States may
suddenly arise.'' to open Its mints to Ihe
flee ami unlimited coinage <>r gold and
silver at the ratio of 16 to 1; also U
i-site an adequate volume of greenbacks
nnd to withdraw the national bank
power of currency issue.
Mr. Platt in ived to strike out Hie
"win-leas" in reference to war: and
then both In-and Mr. Gorman objected
to its consideration at this time.
The Vice President then laid before
tlie Senate the President's message
witli accompanying documents on the
subject or the outrages on Armenians
in Ihe Turkish empire, and It was re
ferroid to the Committee on Foreign
Tlie House bill appropriating $100.000
for the expenses or the proposed com?
mission to Vetv zucla was laid before
Hie Senate, and Mr. Morgan, chairman
of the Committee on Foreign Relations,
addressed lite Senate on tile subject.
The Senate, he said, in considering a
question of such gravity ptight to de?
liberate as loin: as was proper and nec?
essary in order to come to an absolute?
ly correct judgment, nnd he. therefore,
favoi .1 tin- leference of the bill to the
Committee on Foreign Relations. Hut
he should object to any such reference
until the Senate agreed that it would
take no recess until th ? committee
should make Its report, l'or. while he
would hasten slowly in the matter, he
would still malte nil necessary speed, it
was a question Hint wits agitating the
people or Ihe United States and pf Ihe
whole world, and delay would give an
opportunity for the formation of Incor?
rect opinions that might become very
unfortunate. He preferred to have ap?
propriate deliberation. He lias doubts
as lo whether Congress Intended to In?
tervene In thai which was a diplomatic
question, or whether It Intended to leave
lo the President of the United States
(tie full and unembarrassed exercise of
his constitutional power In framing and
shaping Hie diplomatic question for the
future consideration of Congress. The
division line between* the functions of
Congress and of the President was o
clear one. and was one which he did
hot care to cross by anticipation. As an
Illustration uf his meaning, lie instanced
the ease oT Mr, litount, who was s>>nt by
the President as a special commissioner
to Hawaii without nomination lo or
continued by the Senate. Thai question
was again Involved In this mailer ami
ought to be duly coiisldcied ami acted
oh! It was for tlix- Senate to determine
whether it would Interfere ill the mut?
ier, legislatively, now. or Whether II
would leave it where the President de?
sired (as indicated in his message)!! lo
be b'ft. In the hands of the Executive.
Tlieivj was no difference of opinion, he
believed, between President and Con?
gress as to the promptitude with which
lite question ought to be settled. He be?
lieved that lite President ami Congress
were In entire accord. So far as the
Monroe doctrine- whs concerned, thai
was settled by the action of the Execu?
tive, at least, and Ilm conclusions
reached by tlio Executive on It would
be absolutely ami unequivocally con?
tinued. He did not nt all, he thought,
hi Is take tlie sense of Congress, or of the
people of the United Slates, on that
Tlie question or tlie application of the
doctrine to the present case was one
which was settled by the President
quite as conclusively. Hut it was not
set lied absolutely.
The Government had passed now to
nn attitude mi the Monroe doctrine
that would gratify! ho thought, the
present generation at men and all gene?
rations of Americans who might live
hereafter. It was all assertion of the
right or the United Slabs US the con?
trolling nationality on this continent.
It bad been made and would stand
sis the law of Hie United States. He
was incapable of expressing Ihe grati?
fication he felt, that a question which
had been so long debated had at last
rucslvetl such a clear definition. He
could never express his gratllicatlon
that a conclusion had 1.n arrived at
so entirely comporting with ihe dignity
and honor of tin- government of the
United states, with Its prestige among
Hie natlQlis ?T the world, and with the
seil 11 men t or all the people or the coun?
Mr. Sherman, who is to be Mr. Mor?
gan's successor as chairman of the
Committee on Foreign Relations, was
tin- next speaker. He expressed his
general assent to Mr. Morgan's view
and commended the President's mes?
sage, but favored a reference of the
Hoime bill to the Committo:> on Foreign
Ttelaflous and its deliberate considera?
tion by that committee ami Hie Seitab'.
The bill as passed by the House should
be amended, defllicd, and limited. He
endorsed the Monroe dQctrlne, but ar?
gued Hut! its application to a specific
ease was a matter of the gravest impor?
tance to tit.- United States and the
w.nbl. The controversy was a serious
one, but he had no d mbi that the ques?
tion w aid in- settled peaceably. An
assertion jjhoilld be made of tlie right
of the United states to prevent Euro?
pean powers from Invading the Ameri?
can continent and treating it as they
treated Africa and Asia. America was
now settled in every pari by people
or European ?origlii?England having
the greatest Interest.
"I'inler the circumstances," Mr. S'ler
niAII said. "I do not expect that a war
will ensue. I do not contemplate or
wish to contemplate, the possibility of
Stich an event. I have seen enough of
war in my 11 pie to dread its principles
and its consequences, 1 do not wish in
the slightest degree to say a word that
would Indicate thai a war was likely to
ensue about Ibis small maller. AI the
same time. I think Dial the President of
tin- United Stales did right in taking
Die ground thai il is our duty, as the
most powerful of American mil ions, to
say in tin i c.mnti n s of Europe, ''These
two continents tire already occupied by
Christian people: and we are willing In
set that their rights shall not be tram?
pled upon by european powers.' As a
mailer of course, we can no I Interfere
hi any agreement made between Vene?
zuela and Dritt'. Britain, as to the
lion Hilary between Venezuela and Itrl
tish Guiana, but I have a map her,,
(pointing to in. which shows repeated
encroachments made by Great Rrltnln,
This is a seii. ii'. controversy and Great
Britain has taken the ground that Sla?
win tau even submit it lo arbitration.
"Now- I think that ihe British people
when they understand this matter,
when they see that it has attracted Hie
attention of the civilized world, will
not insist upon that refusal, especially
when ii Is recoil.end thai the Monroe
doctrine was not. perhaps, as much
tin doctrine of Monroe as it was tlie doc?
trine "T Mr fanning, the English
Prime Minister. While we nr.- in no
hurry. I do not wish this matter to pend
beyond Hie present session. Hut I do
think that ihe bill ought to i?- referr?
ed to tin- Committee ah Foreign Rein
tlons. und that it should be acted upon
promptly. i..t that committee hear sug?
gestions of amendments to the House
bill. If all amendments he voted down
by the com ml til e and the Senate, and if
they choose in take tile House bill, well
and good. We will pass it. Bui I de?
mand the right of tin- Senat" d.Haid?
er so grave a proposition as ibis and
not to be hurried in its consideration.
It is supposed that we are a slow inov
ln?r l.odv. Well, we ought to be. This
hill ought to be referred to lb.. Commit?
tee on Foreign Relation)?, and the com?
mittee should be Instructed lo report
It back?say to-morrow or nt any other
time necessary and let it then be rt|g:
cussed. If the committee reports (bat
amendments nre necessary and ir the
Se.natc adopts those amendments, i
have no dopbl that the House will
also agree to them, and ir ihe com in It t( o
does not repori any nhnchdmehts the
Senate will pass Ihe hill as it Is. That
shows no haste or excitement'
Mr. Lodge said It would be difficult
to exaggerate the gravity of Hie ques?
tion Involved in Hie bill, II sei med
t.o him Hi:.: the i.r >per course r<n- the
Senate lo take with such an Important
matter was the usual course?to send
ilie idll lo the Committee on Foreign
Relation's, and to instruct that commit
(Continued on Fifth Pago.)
Secretary Olney's Communication On This
Subject'Laid Before Congress. '
Atuertcmi Properly lins neon ;iiuili
It-NNl.v Destroyed-- I.MII? 'I'rMHtWOi
iiiy lul'oruintloii <in to th? l?iilr?it?h
?firavt' Apprehensions Concerning'
i ntc or American Citizens.
Washington. D. C, Dec. ID.?Tli? I'l'cs
loiil to-day transmitted to Congress a
communication from Secretary Olnoy on
lliu Arnienian outrages in response to
the resolution of the Schule. Secretary I
((lin y slates that tin' niiuiia r of
citizens Ml Ihe United Slates resi?
lient in Hie Turkish Umpire is not ac?
curately known, but there are 172 Amer?
ican missionaries ami dependents scat?
tered over Asia Minor, l iiere arc also
a number of American citizens engaged
in business in me' 'iui'kisii dominions,
and others originally Turkish subjects,
but now naturalized ellisccns of the
l?ultcd Stall's. The bulk of tills Amer?
ican clement Is to be found remote from I
our lew consular establishments. lie
bears testimony to the energy und
promptness displayed by our Minister,
Mr. Terrell. In taking nieasurus for
their protection, which had received the
moral support of naval vessels of the
United States, lie adds that while the
physical safety of United Blutes' citi?
zens rcciued lo be assured, their prop?
el I y had been destroyed at llatpool and
Ma rash, in the former case lo the ex?
tent of $100.0110. The Turkish Govern?
ment bad been nolllbd thai II would
be "In Id resi.slide for immediate and
full satisfaction of nil Injuries on thai
score." The loss of American property
at Marash has not been ascertained,
but a like demand for adequate Indem?
nity would In- made as soon as the
foots were known. The correspondence
refers to the killing of Krank Benz, the
American bicyclist, ami slates that six
persons. "Koords und Armenians." were
to be put on trial for the murder.
The case of George Webber, a natur?
alized cl llr.cn or the United Slates, burn
in iftivnviu, Is referred to as deserving
attention, lie. an ob) man of "o, was
capriciously arrested at Koula and
transported purl of the distance on foul
apd a rough c;rt in Brousso. ami
thrown Into prison, where he died dur?
ing the night, without medical atten?
dance, from Hie result of his rough
treatment. Demand bad been made for
the removal of ihn officials guilty of
tills cruelly, who. ii Is stated, entirely
disregarded Webber's American pass?
port, but. II is added, "those just de?
mands have not so far borne fruit."
A third Incident is mentioned as fol?
"tin the night of the Ith of Auglisl
last, the premises of Dr. Christie, prin?
cipal of St. I'mil's Institute at Tar?
sus, who was spending Hie summer
months at the neighboring village of
N'ainrotm. were Invaded by an armed
mob, obviously collected in pursuance of
11 preconcerted plan, ami tin outrageous
attack made on a defenceless native ser?
vant of Dr. Christie and on some stu?
dents of the Institution, who wer,, ihen
at Namroun. The authors of this bru?
tal attack were abundantly Identified
ami through the prompt Intervention or
tin- United Slates Consul at Beirut,
and the Consular Agent :t! Meli 110 IIa
nearest port a number of arrests were
made. Notwithstanding the perempt?
ory demands of the United Slates Min?
ister for simple Justice, tin assailants
iyheil taken before the local judge of
Tarsus, were released. So grave did
Ibis miscarriage of justice appear that
ati early occasion was taken to scud
the Marbleliead to Marsinc to Investi?
gate Hie incident ami loud all proper
moral aid to ihe Consular representa?
tives or the United Stales in pressing for
due redress. Their efforts to this end
were most cordially second) d by the
prefeel <>r Merslne, and .cloher 2.1.
last. Hie accused, lo the number of
eight, were brought to trial at Tarsus,
and convicted upon Die evidence, sub?
sequently confessing I heir Built. The
signal rebuke administered in high
places wir re responsibility renlly ex?
isted and abused, coupled with the es?
tablishment of the important principle
tluil American domicile in Turkey may
not be violated with Impunity, renders
the conclusion or this incident satisfac?
Secretary Olncy continues as follows:
"Besides the foregoing cases of physi?
cal injury to the persons of American
cllir.ens or Invasion of domiciliary
rictus. Hi,- language of the Senate reso?
lution may be construed as covering th<.
cases of arrest of such citizens and of
proceedings niralnsl I hem In violation
or treaty rights A number or In?
stances or this character have occurr?
ed. As the subject Is a development or
the long standing contention between
the United Slates ami Turkey touching
Hie true intent and const ruction or the
fourth article of the treaty of ISftO, In
relation to the extra territorial jurisdic?
tion or the United Slates over Its citi?
zens commuting offenses In Turkey, Its
elaborate discussion in this place is
neither practicable nor opportune. Tt
sullies to say that, all hough the treaty
in terms (flvt s to the Ministers and Con?
suls authority and power to punish
American offenders and absolutely ex?
cludes ihelr imprisonment by the Turk?
ish authorities, the Ottoman Govern-'
ment, while admitting t<> this extent the
English tendering of the treaty has on
frequent occasions assumed to impris m
citlSM us of liie United Stales on criminal
'charges and denied the tight or the
agents or this Government to effect
their punishment, A fruitful seuirce of
such assertion of authority is found in
the case of persons of Armenian origin,
naturalized In the United States nnd
returning within the territorial Juris?
diction or Turkey under circumstances
suggesting their complicity In the
revolutionary schemes alleged to lie rife
In Asia Minor. Holdinor. as it must and
should, thnt no distinction can exist un
tier tin- statutes or t*ie United Stales
hit with native and naturalized citizens'
bo Hint It Is clearly the right and duty
or this Government to extend the full
measure ,.r its ;iroteotlon to the one
itH to the ulher. nnd finding neither
tti the treaty nor In our Jtirlsdletlonal
legislation any distinction as lo the
Character of the criminal offense
charged?hu) on the contrary, seeing
that by nur laws our Ministers und
Consuls have express Jurisdiction over
charges of Insurrection und rebellion
as well as over lesser offenses of a
similar character?thin Government Is
unable I,, forego Its'right In the prom?
ises and caniinl relinquish Jurisdiction
over any citizen, evoti though after nn
turallzatlon he return t:i his native land
and Identify himself with Its political
cbuspirutlons. The right to try nnd pun?
ish mir citizens commuting offenses In
Turkey has been so uniformly and ably
upheld by the snc<.nlvc Seeretarles of
State since content Inn on the subject
was tlrsl in,nulled, in 1862, that no di?
minution of .iur claim ran be consid?
ered at tids important juncture. Con?
sequently Ihe United Sinti s Minister at
Constantinople has been instructed to
claim all rights under the fourth article
of the treaty of l.vtil. and to offer lo trv
any American citizen charged with
Insurrection, rebellion, sedition or like
offense, or. In the event of such offer
being refused, lo demand the release
of the accused. Inasmuch, however, ua
this Government does not contest the
paramount right of n sovereign State to
exclude or deport for adequate pause
and in a proper manner, aliens whose
ri sort lo Its territories may be pernici?
ous to the safety of the Stale, the
ri li?:ise of such persons upon condi?
tion of their leaving the country Is
not gain stild."
Three Instances of unjust treatment
of American citizens of Armenian
birth, are given as Illustrations;
Secretary Olncy speaks of having Ut?
ile trust Worthy Information as to the
Armenian outrages, but says the fact
Unit In Ihe Bassoun district that num?
bers of villages were destroyed and
many thousands of defenseless Armo
n'tins !:lllr/l under clrcutnslunccs of
great atrocity, and thai no serious ef?
forts on the part of the Turkish author?
ity were put forth to Htnv the slaugh?
ter, seems to be generally conceded.
Since, that time appalling outbreaks
ughlnsj Armenians have occurred In
many oilier parts of Asia Minor. At tlio
la lest ad virus the report says, mob
violence and slaughter appear to have
I.'i clmekort?or at lct>?t lo have par?
tially subsided. The Turkish Govern?
ment has been emphatic In Its assur?
ances of Its niirpose nnd ability tn re
nlore order In the affected localities;
but, says Mr. Olnoy, at the present.ino
inenl the temporary lull In the tur?
bulence is believed to ho more apparent
than leal.
A telegram Just received from the
Minister, under date of Hie Iflth, ex?
presses the gravest apprehensions con?
cerning ihe ultimate fnle of American
citizens I" the disturbed region, unless
Ihe appalling massacre can be stopped
by tin- united eriorts of the Christian
powers. He sees no hope, however, of
h European concert In Ihol end. He
says thai If the missionaries wish tn
leave Turkey be enn procure their trans?
portation lo Christian ports: if the men
wdsh to remain he can gel an escort
for all lo the scacoast. when timm the
men can return, but lie adds tiiat the
Women and children should unit Tur?
t'ltxhtiah l.ee Heady for Trouble.
Lynchhurg.Vn.. Dec. 10.?A reporter of
the Ni wit met General Eltzhugh I. to?
day and asked him if he thought the
United Stales ami England would go to
war. "No." he replied, "months and
months, ami months, will pass liefere
the United Slates Commission will re?
port. In the meantime Die pugnacious
winds will blow themselves out, the
angry waters subside, und a common
ground toe revealed upon which each of
tin. great English speaking giants can
honorably stand."
"What did you think of the Presi?
dent's message?"
"It was a capital performance: potent,
powerful, masterly and intensely Amer?
ican, He hears the roar of the British
lion with the same Indifference he does
the voice of the sttirin king when he is
shooting ducks."
"Suppose the tine'-' waters do hot
subside, and war shvTild follow, would
you go into the fight?" asked the re
"Oh, I expect In that ease I could
not resist drawing inv cavalry sabre
once inure, and going in with the" horse
(Jcriimii siciuiii-r (itics Ashore.
London, Dec. Hi.-The Lloyds agent
at Totlaml Hay. Isle of Wight, tele?
graphed at 5:10 o'clock this morning that
the German steamship Spree, from Now
York, December lOth, for Hremen, was
stranded on Warder Ledge, hut will
probably float the next Hood lide. Tugs
are now landing' her passengers and
malls. It Is likely that a portion of
her cargo will have to be moved. The
weather Is quiet and the sea calm.
Southampton. Dec. 10,?The passen?
gers of the stranded steamer Spree were
landed here. Those destined for Bre?
men and thence to other parts of the
continent will wait a reasonable time
the floating of Hie Spree, and re-embark
on her if she .should lie floated. She
cannot he put afloat, however, before
midnight when the tide will again be
at the Hood. Many of the passengers,
in the event of her not being floated.,
will probably take a railway train for
London and proceed thence on their
journey toy the way of Flushing, while
some will remain awaiting the sailing of
n special Bteamer for Bremen on Sat?
A Ileiiinrltnblc Nlglit on Main Street
Was the crowds of buyers seeking
Christmas goods at Levy Bros.' bargain
store, 174 Main street, all this week.
The bargains this firm arc giving the
public is the talk of the. town. Don't
fall to visit them If In want of any pre?
sent for children or adult. No one will
be disappointed.
"Newest Discovery"?Ext. teeth; no
pain. .V. T. D. Rooms. Eanes. 162 Main
Was that of Harry Haywood, the Self-CoQ- f,
. fessed Murderer ot Catharine Ging.
Tlie Confession of the Executed Miir. I
?lerer Horrible In Detail?Moral
llcpnivK.v Truly Kliavklng.-Unlu.ccl
(lie Confidence of 111? Victims auil
Tuen Killed Them.
Minneapolis, Minn., Doc. 19.?Harry
Hay ward's ante-tnortom statement, die- Q
tuted to a stenographer the night before
his e^gcutlon, contains his confession'
of the Ging murder, und also the.->
startling information that he comri j
mil ted three murders before' that
crime. Hayward stated liiiiia emfes- ,?
sioii that he never got into trouble ua
HI ho begun to n<uiil)le. This iuu liiin;]2
to form tlie acquaintance of counter--.';
felters, with whom lie associated for'
some time, but he never spent much'j't
of the green-goods?It was too risky.
One rime, when lie wus out riding in..!
St. Louis, the horse became frisky and''
lie shot blm dead. He settled for the a
animal with the owner. The confession s
then reads:
?'Tin- first murder I committed was
In Sun Francisco, in the latter part of'
1S!?X I was playing with a Chinaman
for small slakes and the Celestial was..'
cheating me. I Jumped up and" told .'
hi in thai I had found him out and he >
came at me with a knife. I pulled the
heavy chair from under me, but I j
could not get u good swing to strike*
him, so I poked the leg at him. and'
struck him in the face. He feil, aind
then 1 punched the leg Into his eye'
and It crashed right Into the skull andV
he lay still. After that T dug a hole1
In the place under the floor In the shed. )
broke up the chulr nnd burled it with!:
the body there. I never heard any 1
trouble from It. although the papers-;,
made a report of the finding of the
"After beginning, 1 rather liked the
excitement!. Then luck followed mo,
and 1 went from there to Pasadena.' I'??
haul formed tlie acquaintance of a like?
ly girl, a regular adventuress. I was
a little pressed for money and the girl-,
had saved $?00. I hnd her pat, but f-V;
couhl ,riot get the cash except by pre-^;
tending I had an Investment for her
that was a money maker. She turned.-';
over the money and I took her oul>rl?- i
ing, shot her and burled the body. Sho
was not very well known and was never-?',
missed. T never heard of that matt'r:p:i.
from that day to this."
"Tlie last trouble before this was at ;i
RI Paso Del N?rte, I was mixed up.j
with a girl there and we used to paint V
things once In a while. One night herS*
brother cought us together In my room .
and hnd us dead to lights. He waseg
crazy, and came at me with a knife. I ,;.
tried to boat him off with a chair, anil:
the girl cried to me to shoot him or he;
would kill me, and she would bo found
out, I fired at him and struck him Irt-V
the'shoulder, and he dropped the knitof
and tlio girl jumped out of the bed andi
picked 111111 up. He was quiet enough.1)',
nrtcr that and I took blm to a drugi,
store and had his wound dressed. HeV
iqude up a story of how It happened toj
ward off suspicion. I promised "to;,
marry the girl anl all was well for the'
time. I left there and learned aftetv J,
ward that he died from blood poisoning!-',
from the wound.
"1 was introduced to Kate G'ng lri?:
January, 1894. That was at a time, J
when I had boon suffering pretty heavy I'
losses. It was about April 1st before XLi
was real well acquainted with her and! y
then 1 set out to get her mone.v. I ae-rj:
cured nbout S3.S0O from her. That was j
right about my playing the bank with f
her for a partner and that Chicago
business; T did not lose the money thera
and did not Intend to. I never tbokj,
any notes nor gave any up to the timei
when we fixed up the last scheme. I
hypnotized her and played her right'. ' ?
"She was r good business woman, but i
she was not highly educated, and yet '
wunted to pretend that she understood '"
things readily. In that way I could
work on her only through mystery.}',
Morally, with Kate Ging, there wa
absolutely nothing wrong. I say ho'i
estly that while I talked pretty plal
to'her 1 played the noble racket wW
her, andg-'iid that, even though I w"
a wild iTrvil. 1 would not do .her
wrong for the world. T was playing her
for other purposes, you see."
The confession then relates that Ha
ward had the mill at Ham!) burhi
sand that he collected the Insurance. Hi
proposed to A dry to help htm murde:
Miss Ging, hut dropped him because h
was "too white llvered."
Then follows the details of plscin
$10,000 on Miss Glng's life; how they ai
ranged for Hashing money in jestaU:
rants; visiting fortune tellers, payln'f
over $7,000 to her, of hlch $5,000 wa
counterfeit, turning over the pollcli
Hayward then related how he hy
I notleed Plixt and Interested him
the plot to murder MIsb Ging, but
claimed that Hlixt was eager to com
mil the crime. Hayward took Mt(
Ging out riding on two occasions, shov
lng her on the first drive a house who:
he told her counterfeit money coul
be eiecured. These drives were takf
on the Saturday and Sunday nigh
preceding the murder, Miss Ging takln
the buckskin mare on each occasion art
meeting Hayward near the West Ho*f
He intended to "smash her head" \yl
a T rail each time, but round no si"
able place in which to commit the m'
dor The last time he saw her waa ,
o'clock tho morning of the murde;
The rest of the confession gives an a'
count of the killing and coincides wl
the evidence whioh came out at 11
trial, Hayward meeting Miss Ging r.ea;
the West Hotel and driving with; her
to the point where he met Bllxt, whCTt;
the latter drove her to Lake Calho.
and Bhot her.
Hayward told In his confession hc&
fixed his alibi, and how-ho toojt
Bartteson to the theatre.

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