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THE DISPATCH F?WV?tli IffiO.
TDK TIMES FOU?NDED 188?.
WHOLE NUMBER 17,051.
7?TC1I.MOND, ' ?G??. MtDAY, D??i-MBEft 29, .190/
PRICE TWO CENTS.
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CQURT-MRTIAL
? _
Coffin Under Charges
of Hazing Midshipman
Kimbrough.
MADE HIM STAND
ON HIS HEAD
Alleged Confession of Coffin Ad?
mitted As Evidence at Trial.
Kimbrough Himself Was
, Important Witness at
the Investiga?
tion.
(Hy Asi'oelatr-d Pr?s*?.)
???? PO DI'?, MU., December ?
Court martial proceedings against Mid?
shipman Trcnmor coflin, Jr., ? member
of the. third class, on the charge of nun
lug Midshipman Jerdono P. Kimbrough,
of the fourth class, began at tho Naval
Academy to-duy.
Midshipman George \V. Hewlett, of the
third clust, was the first witness,
Tin? witness lestllled thltt lie had looned
In the door of room 53, hi Bancroft Hall
on the evening of December 12, and that
ho had seen Kimbrough standing on his
' head and Coflin arid Klmbrough's room
mute In tlie room with lilm. Witness
said that he left the vicinity of room
f>3 and remained away about live minutes.
AVIicn ho returned Kimbrough was still
on his head and Cotlln was the only other
person in tho room. The witness was
asked to Illustrato what, '?standing on
the head" meant. Ho pui bis head on
the iloor anil raised his feet a few Inches
from the ground in ?l serle? of jumps.
Kxcrclso apparently put much strain on
tin; leg? unii arma and was hard on the
h.ad.
Kimbrough also exhibited this perfor?
mance to the court a little later.
Kimbrough As a Witness.
Midshipman Kimbrough was the next
witness, and it developed that he was
unable to identify Cotlln as the man who
had hazed him. The rule, }t appears, is
? that no lower classman must look at an
upper classman under such circumstances,
and this was so rigidly observed In the
present case that Kimbrough could not
soy that Colila had hazed lilm. He told,
however, bow lie had been hazed by be?
ing compelled to stand on bis head. He
bad been hazed, he said, until he gave
out entirely.
Then tlie midshipman who was doing
tho hazing threw water over lilm and
compelled him to go on aguln. He
brought the relation up to the point
where he had lost consciousness. He had
regained? consciousness, he eald, in the
Naval Academy hospital. His arms, legi
and head were very sore.
Lieutenant-Commander Charles B. Mc
Vey, Jr.. was the last witness during the
morning session. He Is attached to tho
department of discipline at the academy
and Is a member o? the board of Investi?
gation now going lulo the subject of haz?
ing at the academy.
Found Kimbrough in Bed.
The witness sold during bla testimony
that ho had learned a great deal about.
hazing during- the last few weeks. He
said that lio was on duty in Bancroft
Hall on Ilio evening of December i2th. |
He had found Kimbrough in bed. which |
was contrary to regulations at that time.
Ho hud questlpned him and found that ho
was apparently unconscious, and had
summoned the academy surgeon, by whom
Kimbrough was removed to tho hospital.
The witness then Investigated the mat?
ter with the object of Unding out who
had hazed Kimbrough. tlie fact that ho
limi been hazed having been elicited from
bin room-mute, lie discovered that Mid?
shipman Hewlett had looked Into the room
and seen tho hazing. He then informed
Hewlett that unless he told the name of
the midshipman he would either be re?
ported for disobeying orders or called
before tho board of Investigation in the |
morning and compelled to testify. Hew?
lett was allowed to make up his mind, and
In the rneantlmo Coli)In sought an Inter
. .view with the witness.
Testimony Objected To.
At. this point the counsel for tho ac?
cused objected to the testimony, after an
alleged confession, and asked the court
to be allowed to Interrogato tho witness.
ThiH the court permitted, but took a re?
cess at this point.
Upon reassembling tho court admitted
'tho testimony of Lieutenant-Commander
McA'oy as to Coffln's confession. Coffin,
tlio witness said, udinitted that ho had
stood Kimbrough on his head for about
ten minutes. '
Cross-Examination.
(lu cross-examination the witness said
that ho was 'confident that Kimbrough
was not. feigning unconsciousness,
Surgeon J. C. Byrnos? the ranking
medical officer of Ilio academy, stated
that he was called to see Kimbrough on
Iho night mentioned, and found lilm in an
Blaruilng condition, being In a stato of
Physical collapse. On cross-examination
Dr. Byrnes said positively that lylm
brough'H unconscloui-ni'ss waa real, and
thai ho might have died had he not had
prompt intention. Dr. Byrnes wus the
lust witness. for tll0 prosecution, which
here closed lts cttget
ffor the defense several witnesses tes?
tified that they did not consider Kim?
brough s reputation for truth telling the
beat, but admitted that they had only
heard retloctlons upon his truthfulness
Bluco (lie 'Incident which forms the basis
til tho t.rsl, and thoy also admitted that
the midshipmen had considerable feeling
against him. 'Ilio two principal witnesses
who made this statement wero ltalelgh
H. Hughes, a first-class man, who U cap
tit it ot the company to which Kimbrough
belongs, ?ml Boy U stover, a second
.? ass man ?,? petty officer in the mime
rhths. 'Iho only Incident upon wh|(,h (|
based tlielr opinion was one in eu-moi?
tion whether or not Kimbrough had
crushed his blouse, us ho hud stated
The cus? will bo continued to-mon'o'w
MR. JAMES B. PACE SWEEPS FIELD
FOR TREASURER OF RICHMOND CITY
New Official is Deeply
Grateful to
Friends.
MEETS MANY OF
THE/Vl IN EVENING
Realizes That Triumph Was Re?
sult of Fine Work By Loyal
Supporters?People De?
lighted Over Results.
Will Take Office
Monday.
Great 'interest was nianifeHted last
nl_ht In the result of the election and
tlie victory of Mr? Pace seemed to Rive
the utmost satisfaction, not to\say de?
light.
An exceedingly Interesting meeting of
Mr. Paee'H worker? and advisers was held
at Miirpliy'H annex al 7 ??. M, when
sufficient returns had conic in i?j assur?
even the most dubious that tile former
bunker'? victory was overwhelming. Prob?
ably sixty men of all class?e were there,
and when Mr. Pace arrived lie was re?
ceived with a ?-eiiioiistratlon little short
of an ovation,
Tho meeting was Informal, however,
and there were no speeches. Great cn
thiih'.vsm wus shown In ottering congratu?
lations to th?: winner, and Mr. Pace stood
with beaming eyes and outstretched
hands, with thanks und kind words for
?ell. He had only come down t?. receive
the returns at Murphy's annex; and to
have some of his close supporters on hand
to nsslst him. They were coining and
going for several hours, ruul among them
were several of Mr. Pace's competitors.
Messrs. Wood and Phillips wore anioni;
the hitler, nnd gave their hands to the
winner in congratulation.
Is Very Grateful.
Said Mr. Pace in expressing his thanks:
'?Gentlemen,?I wish to thank you
and all my friends from the bottom
of my heart for your eplendld work
In my behalf, for I ov/c It to you and
to them. I have but one re.ret In
this moment of triumph, If triumph
it may be called. That Is that my vic?
tory means the defeat of some one
else."
Mr. Wood, Mr. Pace's strongest oppo?
nent, who was at the hotel at the time,
came In. and he, too, made a little Infor?
mili talk.
"The race was clean," sal?! he, "and
Mr. Pace has won fairly, and I congratu?
late him most cordially."
Mr. Wood was vigorously applauded.
He Is warmly liked by those who know
him.
Back to His Home.
Mr. Pace remained at the hotel until
he had been told by ?nany of how they
were?pleased at his splendid victory. He,
then went to his home on West Franklin j
Street,where his telephone was kept ring?
ing for a long time with further congrat?
ulations. There were also quite a num?
ber of Mr. Pace's intimate personal
friends who dropped In from time
time during tlio evening to say a kind
word. -Mr. Paco w-as a very happy man
when seen last night and asked if ho
cared to talk concerning his victory.
?'I have nothing to say," he observed,
'?further than to make grateful acknowl?
edgment to my loyal friends and tho pub?
lic for the generous and hearty support
which came to mo from all over .the city.
"My friends have never wavered for
one moment since I entered the race, and
their devoted action touches mo most
deeply."
Mr. Pace added that It was a matter
of great pride to hlin that the ladles
of the town gave him their warm support
as well:
"I had the women and tho men both
for me, and this accounts for the splen?
did victory achieved, for I know I could
not hove won without their conlldenco
and support."
Mr. Pace hod a conference with Judge
Witt last night, and It was agreed that
the new treasurer-elect shall assume tho ?
duties of his quice to-day.
Meanwhile he Is being fairly showered
with the earnest congratulation? of his
uncounted friends, who are rinite jubi?
lant on account of tho splenditi triumph
of their leader,
Major Patton was very proud of the
victory of his long-time friend. Ho was
all along regarded as having contributed
much to the very excellent management
of Mr. Pace's campaign. The two have
been warm personal friends for many
years, and havo been Intimate in many
of their business ventures and relations,
Strong Business Man.
The history of Mr. James H. Paco Is
an Inseparable part of tho business his?
tory of niellinone}, for ho has been a con.
splciious ligure In the financial and com?
mercial world almost slnco tho Civil
War.
At one timo Mr. Paco was decidedly
ono of Richmond's wealthiest citizens.
In tlio ?lay? when ho prospered most
financially, Mr. Jaco was always public
spirited, and those seeking alms never
went away empty handed, M'r. Paco in?
vested thousands of dollars In real estato
anil wus ready to assist ln pushlnK every
enterprise for tlio good of the people.
Park Placo ?. E. Church, that beau?
tiful edlilce, stands In great part, at least,
asa monument to his generosity, for It Is
(Continued on Second Page.)
JAMES B. PACE.
25
ii IHE PACIFIC
British Bark Pass of Melfort
Founders Off Ampitrite
Point, B. C.
(By Associated Press.)
VICTORIA, B. C\, December 28.?About
twenty-five men, it Is believed to-night,
were drowned with tho British bark Pass
of Melfort, which foundered on the rocks j
off Ampitrite Point Tuesday night.
The salvage steamer Salvor, maintained
at Esiiulmalt by Lloyd's agency and the
Canadian government, to-day ntarted for j
the wreck, from which wreckage is still
coming ashore. The greater portion of ,
the wreckage, all of which Is much bro- I
ken, is washing on tho rocks on a small
bay u quarter of ft mllo east of Apmhl
trfte Point. Settlers from Ucleulct, tho
nearest village, about seven miles from
the wreck, havo . started a systematic \
search for bodies. Tho bodies of the threo
men ulready found wero burled to-day.
Captain Gandin, agent of marine, who Is
waiting advices from Ucleulet, has in- j
structed Captain Harris, of tho steamer
Salvor, to sparo no effort in the endeavor
to recover tlio bodies of tho bark's crow.
Tlio wreck of iho Pass of Melfort is
submerged fifty yards from shore
with two spars anchored to It. An In?
dian Is said to have seen the ill-fated
ship firing rockets Just before she
foundered. Tho Indian wont to Uncluolot
and told settlers that a wreck had oc?
curred and white men and Indians went
to tho wreck. Tho sea rushes luto tho
bay whero th0 wrck lie ns though In a
tide nice. Settlors recovered three
bodies.
Two oilier bodies were beaten against
the rocks and later floated ashore, It
Is almost Impossible for a. man to land
tillvo near tho wreck, so rooky la tfto
shore.
Jt Is believed that Iho captain's wife
was among the lost In the wreak, for
among tho miscellaneous wreckage wash?
ed ashore Is a woman's gray coat, trilli??
inod with rod cord,
Tho search for the bodies of the vic?
tims continues.
THE WEATHER
Forecast: Virginia?Rain Friday; Satur?
day fair, colder; brisk to high .southeast
winds; becoming northwest Saturday.
North Carolina?Clearing Friday; brisk
to high south winds, shifting to north?
west; Saturday fair, colder.
Conditions Yesterday.
.Richmond's .weather yesterday was
rainy and moderate. Rango of the ther?
mometer:
? A. M.30 G, P. M.IS
12 M.IS A P. M.11
a P. M.63 12 midnight.12
"Average.EO 1-tl.
Highest temperature yesterday. ,14
Lowest temperature yesterday.3-'
Mean temperature yesterday.43
Normal temperature for December.41
Departure from normal temperature_ 2
Thermometer This Day Last Year
a a; m.40 ? p. M.30
12 m..13 ? p. m.ss
3 G. M.13 12 midnight.31
Average.t,, yj g-i).
Conditions in Important Cities.
(At S P. M., Eastern Time.)
Place. 'I'her. High. T. Weather.
Aeebo'vllle, X. C. i? w Rain
Augusta . -is to Hum
Atilinta, O?. 4S M llalli
Cliiirlutto . -?? _ lliilii
Charleston . co ?i Hain
Jacltsoiivllk. . ?S M Itain
Key West, Fla. 7S S'l i.'ieur
Mobile, . M 61 Hain
Now Orleans . CO UO It?Ui
New York City. 40 62 Clear
Norfolk, Va. 64 W Hain
Kal'lKli . 60 tir; Hain
Tampa. Fla. 62 70 Cloudy
Washington . 4S co Hain
Wllinlnf?iuii . t?J liil Hain
Miniature Almanac.
De?_nbnr 2!). 1003,
.Sun rises. 7:2fl lutili TIDE.
Hun yets. 4:?S Morning. 6;,V>
Moon, sets. 8:G?2 Evening. ?:1??
BIRMINGHAM NEGRO
RIDDLED WITH BULLETS
(By Associated Press.)
Athens, MjA., December ?s,?Aha Mc.
Donald, a nirminsluun nenio, wlio at?
tempted the life of Polle.???????' Henry
Nichols al Klkinont, this eounty, injuring
him slightly, yesterday wus pursued by
a hundred men and brought book to tho
town with u rope around Ills neck, and
his body riddled with bullet.?., moro than
a liiiUilred shots heliiR- llred Into lilm. The
bode (lisnppenred mysteriously after tbe
iiffu'lr.
PRESIDENT ill
AT SOUTHERN MECy
Sorry There Are F?dienal Offices
to Be Filled in Southern
States.
(From Our Regular Correspondent.)
AVASHINGTON, D. C, December L'S.?
"I wish there was not a; Federal olllco
hi tho Southern States to bo filled by
a Republican. It would help the Re?
publican party," And the man who made
tho remark brought his fist down on
his l..'?j desk with a bang and showed
his teeth In a manner that would have
delighted tho heart ot cartoonists.
Tho President was talking to a dele?
gation of North Carolina Republicans,
who went to seo lilm on the ovo of
his doparture for Virginia yesterday. The
delegation was headed by Representa?
tivo Spencer Blackburn, ot North Caro?
lina, really ono of the most respectable
Republicans In the State. They had un?
folded a long talo of charges against
certain other Tar ??oel Republicans, in?
cluding ono against United States Judge
Jeter l'ritchi.i-d. If was 'illoged that
Judgo Pritchard had used his powerful
Influence to havo a kinsman appointed
to thu postniasterBrrfip of a village In
(forth Carolina, anil had thou succeeded
In having tlio salary of tho pillee ad?
vanced, far beyond that justified by the
receipts.
The President Was Mad.
No wonder ? li>? President was mad. --o
appointed Judgo Pritchard to Hie crimi?
nal bench uf tho District of Columbia, on
his rollromnnt from tins Senato and then
elevated lilm to tho plroult .|lldgeshl|i. lie
consulted him on nearly till matters of
Federal pulronngo III Ninth Carolina ano
other Southern States, in fact, with the
solitary exception of Hooker Wneliin?
ton, thore was no Southern man moro
welcome ai ihn Kxocutive olllee. To bo
(Continued on Third Pago,)
Gets Clear Majority
Over A|l Com?
petitors.
CARRIES EVERY
WARD IN THE CITY
Mr, Wood is Second in the Race,
But is Defeated By Nearly
Three to One ? Heavy
, Vote, But Scenes
Quiet About
Polls.
J. B. Paco.- 2.429
J.G.Wood. 871
C. I. Phillips. 624
E. C. Garrison. 359
W. H, Zimmermann. 185
A. C. Harman. 153
W. W. Davis. 95
E. A. Barber. 50
A. B. Clarke. 45
L. B, Hnncock. 29
John Krausse. 10
Scattering . 1
Total . 4,851
Tim above concisely tells th? story of
yesterday's special election for City Treas?
urer, which was one of tho most interest
Ine and unique In somo respects ever held
In tho city.
Mr. James B. Paco swept In upon a
tldnl wave by which he carried every
ward In the city, got a clean majority
over all his competitors, anrl defeated Mr,
James B. Wood, who was next to him, by
a vote of nearly threo to one.
The voto was surprisingly large, holm.;
nearly 5,000, nnd greatly In excess of
that for Ilio Stato ticket in November.
Tho Uguros uro: Yesterday, 4,851: Npvom
ber. 3,516.
The wild run made by Mr, Pacu was
the almost exclusive topic of conversa?
tion in political circles hunt night, and
the popularity of the new treasuror Is
not only attested by the earnest and tire
loss efforts of bis friends, , but by the
deep Interest, manifested oil all hands.
Tbe talk rill flay was "Paco." "Pace,"
"Pace," everywhere, and It was apparent
in tho early morning that the former
bank president and popular business man
would win * In ? a walk.
Great Activity.
Although the weather was Inclement
aiui the voting liours wore short, great
activity was dlsplnyod about all tho pre?
cincts, and Pace stock started on tho
up tide early and kept going Uli the cli?
max came with tho counting of the bal?
lots, Nover was thero a more orderly
election In Richmond, however. No dis?
turbances of nny sort took pince, nnd the
scenes about tho polls were In keeping
with tho good naturo displayed by the
workers for tho various aspirants.
There wero but few scattering votos.
1 Mr. Charles L,. Todd, who hail withdrawn,
received one of thoso, and the others wore
defective. Some old friend of Mr. Todd m
Second Monroe throw ln ono for him, his
name having appeared upon the oillclal
ballol because thero was not sufllclont
timo left In which to withdraw It Tho
whole treasurershlp light lias been
unique, There wero but little more than
twenty ?lays in which to maleo It, and
though It cams off Iti tho holiday season,
thero never was a lull In public interest
concerning it.
Some Dropped Out.
Thcro wero seventeen original entries,
but ono by one there wero retirements,
until the contestants finally numbered
eleven. Thero wore combinations und
withdrawals from limo to time In tho
Interest Of this -or that candidate, all of
which was naturili In suoli a light. Tho
campaign of Mr, Pnce, however, was fine?
ly managed. Chief among all thoso hack
of him was Major Jumes D. Pat ton, who
had charge of the fight. Other prominent
Paco lender- wero Messrs, James N. Boyd!
11. M'. Smith and James W. Gordon.
The Republican voto was gotten out
jiretty thoroughly yesterday, and It went
largely for Pace. The Wood forces be
?ramo demoralized early In tlio day, and
It was hard for them to stem tho tldo of
fulling courage in Urfdr ranks. Tho run
mado by Mr. Phillips was gratifying to his
friends, ami whllo he wns far behind tho
winner, tho first clerk hi tlio bilico was
loyally supported, coming in ahead of
Mr, Garrison, who hud been counted by
many as a strong competitor for tho
place.
All in Promptly.
Great Interest was displayed in the re?
turns last night, and thoy never cnmo
In moro promptly or In bettor shape.
Every precinct reported by 7:?? o'clock,
Mr. W, P. Leaniuu, of Fourth Madison,
having kept his record for being first.
Mr. biiiimau reported how thoso In hl-e
precinct bail voted before ri o'clock, und
then tho figures fairly rolled In from alt
iilmig tho lines,
The term for which Mr, Pace was cho?
sen treasuror yeslcnliiy will begin at once
and expiro on January I, 1006. Ho It is
really for a. very few days. Tho City Klee.
tlon Commission will Mipet lo ?iillclully
flecara tho result to-day, nnd Mr. Puco
Will qualify? to-morrow, lie will then hohl
until hl.-i successor Is elected and ipinl
li'les, whleli will be on July 1, 1900, Mean?
while, with Blich a powerful vote pf coil?
(Idoneo nnd esteem In Ills favor ns hns
Just been received from Ills follow-sltliwns,
It Is oiLsy to believe he will bo renotni
(PontlMued on Heeou?! Pago.)
THE VOTE IN THE CITY FOR TREASURER BY PRECINCTS.
Barber .
Clarke .
Davis ..
Garrison
Hancock
Harman
Krausee
Pace ...
Phillips
Wood .?
Zimmermann
M?arshall.
1
1
18
10
6
3
0
100
43
29
1
For Mr. C. U. Todd, who had withdrawn
4
1
26
70
7
4
0
200
116
72
4
3 4
0 3
6 21
77 163
43 221
21 67
28 197
0 9
5
7
3
?)
0
172 103
44 10
15
12
15
26
3
41
1
354
76
199
34
3 I
1 I
0 0
10 '7
0 1
163 162
16 11
31 26
7 2
10
8
9
18
1
23
7
483
62
125
20
103 200
23 23
27 39
19
0
390
68
77
14
11 4
0 2
298 113
33 21
50 43
9 13
311
54
93
20
Clay.
0
100
3 Totav't
36
9
47
0
470
201
148
75
..rand
Total.
60
45
95
359
29
153
10
2,429
624
871
185
Grand total of votes cast.
.4,6?!
WILL CALL OFF
STRIKE MIH
Russian Revolution Will
Pass With the
Old Year,
MOSCOW UNDER
MART? AL LAW
Soldiers Have Occasional Con?
flicts With Agitators, But Des?
perate Fighting Has Ceased.
Father Gapon Whiles
Away Time at the
Gaming Table.
(By Associated Press.)
MOSCOW, December 28.?The revolt
is practically over and tho strike will
be called off Monday.
Comparative quiet prevailed to-day? '
Only a few fanatics are continuing the
struggle.
(By Associated Press.)
MOSCOW, December 28.?There w?
artillery firing In Sadovla Street to-day?
The chops In the main streets are open?
(By Associated Press,)
ODESSA December 28.?Martial lav
has been proclaimed In thl-3 city. The.'
strike, however, Is nearly over.
(By Associated Press.)
WARSAW, December 28.?The general
strike is weakening. .The shops are open?'
Ing and cabs are circulating In the center j
of the city. The employes of the facto?
ries and street railroads'are still on strike.?
Amona the railroads only the employes of
the Vistula Lines have struck.
The soldiers occaslonaly have conflicto'
with agitators. Yesterday they killed
four and wounded twelve.
(Special to Tho Tlmes-DIspatch.)
LONDON, December 28.?Tho Pall Mall
Gazette corespondent at Monte Carici
reports an Interview with Fathee
Gapon, who has been said to
have been Indulging In high -play
there. He declared that he had,
played his own money only, and that In
small sums, and had won. He 3ald he ,ha.'d
visited the tables merely from curiosity, !
and he flave the correspondent fervent
assurances that he devoted all his earning!
as a writer to the Russian Proletariat.
Poland Strike . Extending.
tBy Associated Press.) ?- ?
ST. PETERSBURG', December 2S.-TcT
day's nows from Russian Poland Indi?
cates thut tho general strike la extend?
ing and wholesale; arrests havo been made.
In tho cities. At Sosnovlce, near tho !
E/mp-eror's hunting lodge, mi attempt
was made to blow up the barracks with ?
dynamite.
The Novoe Vremya reports that a meet?
ing of rallroud mon at Rostoff-on-Don
was bombarded by artillory, anil that
800 of those present wero killed or
wounded. The paper also says that all
the Russian officials in Courland, except
those at Jllttau and Libau, have been
driven out of that province.
From many places come reports that
tho enruged peuple are threatening the '
strikers und revolutionists with vengeance
and massucres on a large-scale are feared..
Strikers Weakening.
(By Associated Press.)
ST. PETERSBURG?, December 28.?Ac-::
cording to advices received I3y tho gov?
eminent to-night, tho rebellion at M03
cow Is entering on Its final stage.
Tho, sanio- guerilla' warfare was con-,
tinuod to-dny, but on a smaller scale.
Governor-General DoubassufC Is acting,
with great energy and hundreds of mem.
bc-rs of tha "Druljua" are already be?
hind the liars.
The strikers have lost heart nnd the.'
workmen's council Is considering the.
question ot calling off the strike. The'
principle danger now seems to be that
the "Black Hundreds" will complete the:
work begun by tho troops and end the
revolt with a horrible massacre, o? the
??rods." Tlie lower classes aro represented"
as enraged at the attempt of tho rev?
olutionaries to overthrow the' Emperor,
and oven with tho best Intentions, It may
bo Impossible for th,?. authorities to re?
strain tho fury of these classes once the
opportunity Is offered them. The attacks
made on striking railroad men at 'Way?
side stations sufBclently shows tho tem?
per of tin? peasant clr.'ss.
Four thousand strikers marched out of
Moscow and completely destroyed several
mjlos of the, ?"f.Ulr-ond |trnck between
St. Petersburg and ?ftiseow, thirty miles
outsfdo of Moscow, In order to pro-ent?
the arrival of troop trains hearlrii? tho
Semlnovsky battalion of the Ilorso Guard,
and the tritlns backed twenty miles to
Glyne, whence, it. |is understood, the
troops will proceed to-morrow, on foot
for their destination.
Rebels Loot Safe.
(Uy Associated Press,)
BERLIN, Pill-ember ai.-A dispatch fo
the Local Anzeige?.? from Warsaw, dated
to-day, says:
Tlio revolutionists of the district of
\Vysok|e-lfuzowioulc.le, government of
Lomzlui, havo appropriated all t ho dis?
trict government funds. During the
night of December 27th, eighty armed
men occupied the square whern the pub
jlKi otlfeers are situated, overpowered,
several night watchmen and drove off.
the polie.?men who hurried to tlio scene.
The revolutionists life ? blew open the
safes of tho district treasury and took
'"",-?'?,??'?. There were no troopu In the1
town.
STORES REOPENED:
""CITIZENS IN STREETS
(Uy Associated Pros?;)
Mt'.SriiW. Wednesday. December 37, ?1
P. ? , U.i ST. I'ETERSI'ltl'lUr. Denerri
b.-?!' ?:<. -Tin? backbone of tho Insurrection,
Is broken, ami the uprising her? Is rvip??
Idly coln? to pieces.
The revolutionists are alilo tu koop yu
..lily a guerilla warf/rc?, Inn tho e*so with
which they can uhi.?? smull rii-tacln?eni*i .
?ioni piuco to pia.-e renders the task. ?*>(...
suppressing tlioni slow und tedious. '???*??:
Iii-uiiii?ll i|UurtL-i- has turen cleared of (|M||j
in.unborn of Ilio "Drujlnii." as tho tlgh'i'??
tns ort*v4iilzatl?n of thu revolution U c*il?4.

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