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THB D18PATCH FOUNDED 1*60. WHOLE NUMBER 17,295. BI0HMX)N1), \^;^llr__Y, AUGTTST 24, 1906. PRIOB -TWO tiENTS. FLENHjlIC Outbreak at Sledlfce. ln Pqland.NowMomen tarlly Expeoted. Y DISORDERS STILL REPORTED Government Decides to Proceed With Original Plan for Setr tlement of Agrarian Ques? tion?Head of Ameri? can Branch Off ice . Threatened. (Br Assoclated Preiw.) ST. PETER8BIXRG, August 2J.?There ls great,_alarm ln Jewlsh clrcles in Ruu sla ovor dpvelppments at Sledllce, Poland, ?whero evonts seem Jo be shaping for the outbreak of a program slmllar to tho.t . at Biaiystok. The dovelbpmenu parallel almost exoctly tho prellmlnarles of the Biaiystok massacro. Along sorles of re-1 volutloriary and terrorlstle slgns have been attributed by. the police to tho Jews; . culminatlng, as was tho caso at Bialy ?tok, .ln the assasslnatlon of tho Chief of Police, CoJtaeff. ' The funeral of Goltseff to-day was the occasion ofa great demonstratloh by tho Russlan population. Tho condition ot feeilng, ls, shownby the refusal of Golt seff's wldow to recelve a wrcath sent by a Jewlsh soclety as a mark-of Its dls approval of the assasslnatlon. A slmilar lncldent occurred at Biaiystok. Jews Flying. ' lt now developa that after the explo ?ioh ot a bomb in a. streot of the Hebrew quarter, and whlch, accordlng to the ofnclal explanation, was accompanled by revolver flrlngvfrom four Jewlsh houses, the troops opened a general fusllnde, In whlch seven Jews and one Christian wero kllled and many wounded. Thlrty three Jews were arrested on-the spot on . suspiclon of compllcity ln TTie bomb throwing and flrlng. The Jews ln panlc are now fleelng from the. clty..; Siedlice Ls ln the provlnco of the same name, whlch' adjolns the provlnca*- ot Grodnoi In whlch Biaiystok ls located.. and tbo two cltlea are about sixty milos apart Aalde from the provlnco pf Stavropol, the Northern Caucaaus agrarian situa? tion is riow more eerlojis ln the provlnces of Pbltava and Vladlmlr, where the.peas antry are Indulging in tho customary plllaglng and destructlon of estates and in condiarism, omploying for tho latter pur? pose phosphorus, wlth whlch they havo been supplied by the revolutionary orgatii gatlon. Excesses, are lncreaslng and sporadlc dlaorders are roported in tho provinccs of Moscow, Yaroslav, Volhynla, Slmblrsk, Kazan and Yetaterinslav. Premlor Stolypln haa sent a clrcularto al] govornors, ordorlng them to employ . tlie m3sT encrgetlo measures to prevent the peasantry. fYom taking ..possesslon of prlvate est-tea, to whlch they are bolng Incltea by" the revolutlonlsts. American Threatened. The munager of the Odessa branch of the Now York Llfe Insurance Company to-day recelved a letter domandlng a _ontributlon of *10.0CO to the rbvolution ary caose', and threatenlng him wlth death if he refused. Instead of paylng tho money the manager notlfled the po? lice, and informed Governor Knulbars that ho demanded protectlon, whloh waa furnfshed. Agrarian Question. An lmportant series of conferences bo jjan last nlght at Peterhof, on the ques? tion of the Immedlato distrlbution of tho crown lands nnd appendages to the pensants, In attemptlng to flnd a- partlal ?olutlon of the Agrarian question by measurably appeosing the land-hunger of the peasantry. The Assoclated Press is now In a posltlon to annbunce. that the government has deflnltely. declded to pro? ceed with tho orlglnal plan outllned ln these dlspatcltos August 7, for sottling the Agrarian question, regardless of Par? llament, and go to tho country upon the issuo at the comlng election. Robbery on Crowded Cars. (By Asaoclated Prens.) VLADIIOVVKAZ, August 28.?Robbera to-day entered a crowded' car on a rall? road traln at Kssentukl and Shot a olerk who was carrylng $8,600. A pollceman, ac companylng the clerk, Jumped from tho traln wlth tho cash. The robbers woro not captured;,' Police Chief Killed. (By As-ooiatod Prosa,) STAVROPOL, August 28.?Captaln Of Pollco Avgaloff wns kllled yesterday ln a nelghborlng vlllage whlle attemptlng to irrest three agltators. SHOT SIX TIMES; . 'PH0NED T0 POLICE my Assoclated Press.) ewtTIOtf, O.. August 23.?After havlng been shot slx tlmea by masked burglnrs. C. S. Blttner, a soloonkqeper, staggored to the telephone and notlfled the police last nlght, after whloh ho fa nted from loss of blood. He ls ln a crltloal condltlon. Blttner had a desperato encounter with the robbers-and struck one df thom a ter rlfflo blow IrTthe face wlth a beer _iass. The robbers secured $250 (pnd a gold watch ifnd escaped. - ? ? _ JAPANESE GOVERNMENT MAKES INVESTIGATION (By Assoolated Progs.) LONDON. August 21.?The Datly Tele Jraph's Tokio oorrespondent says that the apanese bonsulat vaticouver, havlng re? ported that lt ls imposslble for hlm to ob' ? laln a satlsfaotory or full rapbrt of the kl'ling ofthe'Japanese poaohers by Amer? icans Jn tne Aleutian lslands, tpo Jap anese government has deolded to carry. out its investlgatlon of the affalr and may send consul to the Prlbllof lslands. /-**?-"?*-* Wojthless Check. Alphonso Gordon, a young whlte man, was arrestod by Captaln Tomlinson ana Sea-geoints Wllt-hlra and. Balley at 1 o'clock .thls mornlng on the charge of purchaslng a, horse from F. B. Roblnson, of Swansboro, witl>, a WQi'thles. check ?__|n?a for m NOW FIGURING PROMINENTLY IN CUBAN REVOLUTION TBOOPOF MOUNTED RURALM. Declares NewspaperMan Will Not Figure In Conventlon. SHARP ATTACK ON TAMMANY CHIEFS District Attorney Discusses Po? litical Situation in New York. Says Conventipn Must Voice Will of People and' Not of Bosses. CBy Assoclated Prais.) NBW YORK, August 23.?District Attor? ney Willlam'Travera-Jojgme to-day agaln talked of tlie>political*ji.tuatlon- in ? this .State. Ho sald he (belleved theitlme was now rlpe.for the many ?,lea4"erB/,bf Tam? many Hall- to stato their posltlons. He also dcclartd that Mr. Hearst is a man dld not figure tn the comlng conventlon. ? ?"lt Mr. Hearst ls nomlnated by -tho Democratlo; Conventlon wlll you support hlm?" Mr* Jerome was asked. "You wlll never' face thls . situation," ho replled, "Let's discuss something prac? tical. The Democratic party has had to nwallow some bltter draughts in the past, but lt wlll nevor stand for that medlclne." ?',:?? ._ "You saw what Mr. Hearst sald Mr. Jerome was asked. "Yes, I saw that," answcrod the district attorney. "There ls no question of Hearst in thls matter ln the person Hearst. The question ls of the group about Hearst Hearst, tho man, ls a man of no Importance and no ideas. He ls llke > Murphsl. The question about Hearst resolves Itself' into the persons who are about hlm. whose ldeas, work? lng on the idle. braln pf, Czolgosz, armed hls hand to slay a President, and work? lng along those llnes, ls reflected ln the conduct of the great leador of the lnde pendence league, Borough Preaident Bird Coler, who went along the line of tho Brooklyn Rapid. Translt incltlng rlot.. The great sherifT, Flaherty, acted in a llke manner, Instead of leavlng to be sottled by the courta; the matter whlch belongs to them to decldo. Jerome Sarcastic. "The Murphy ipcldent is an eplc, and good eplc poetry ls dylng;out. "Murphy, howover, should not be so severely crltlolsed. Thls la a, Christian world and a Christian example should be praleed.. Thls ls a campaign. of the Ton Commandments. I am runnlng on the Ten Commandments platform, Hearst ls, Higglns is going to, nnd Odell is the greatest exponent of us oll. .There ls no one ln' publio llfo, on the platform or ln tho platform, who doos hot havo regard for tho Ten Commandments. ' "The way to settlo a' flght Jsto flght. The leaders mlght all load. Murphy has led. now let some.ono olse lerid. "The Democratic convontlon ln thoory should volce the wlll of the party, and there Is tn.be'a conventlon soon. I am for searlng all delegates. walvlng" every teohnlcallty. Seat.evory.man,' ls my Idea, I am against a convontlon when threo pr four little ducks go m (ConMnued on Second Pnge.) F Young White Man Arrested Last Night at House of His Grandmother. Burnett Reyfiurg, a whlte boy eighteen years old, wiis arrested,at, 12:80 o_cIock lnst night by Sergeant Wlltshlre,' puptaln Tomlinson and Sergeant Baltuy on the charge of forglng and passlng several bhecks for frmount. ruuhlng from $-10 to t_E. Tlie deteotlves have been on the yeuth'e trafj for four days. Sergeant Wlltshlre located Reyburg late last nlght ;?.t hls BrandmothBf's home on P, between' Thlr ty-thlrd and Thirty-fourth Streets. He aummWed Captaln Tomlinson* and Ser? geant Balley, who had been worKIng on the oaoe also. and the arresV followed. The boy's graiWmother Hnew nothlng of the trouble, He wns taken't0| the Flrst pollco Station and locked up. t \ . Soveral days -ago Reyburg Is .alleged. IQ have passe4 a bogtis check for $40 on Mr, Waltor D. ilifoses,. and anptheryf0** W? Dn Mr. jacob Weinsteln. The .name of Mr ?ohn Davls,. H i? allegefl, wais f orged jn' Tfoth instances. Sergeant Wlltshlre says that lt is Known that two .o'ther cheoks for $40 ana $25 were attemplea to be'passed, but tjie men to whom they were offered refuse, th?m. ' GENERAL BANDERA8, Head of the Inaurgents, Kllled Yeaterday Attempted to Cross in Front of Car Near- Twenty-Tufth.rrand Marshall Streets. BODY TERRIBLY MANGLED Did' Noti Have Time to- Stop Car. Motorman and Conductor Arrested. .Attemptlng to cross dlrecUy.ln front of' a rapldly movlng car, ? Mlss Lucena Con ?drey, of. 802 North Twenty-flfth Street, was run over and killed yesterday, morn? lng a little before 12 o'clock, by Broad Street Car, No. 111. The accldent oc? curred. near the-corner of Marshall and Twenty-flfth Streets,- as the car was mov? lng' down grade , north ward. Tho car struck Mlss Condrey squarely, and she fell'.-. dlrectly beneath the wheels. the car going enUrely over her prostrate body. The unfortunato woman" was man gled beyond all recognltlon, tl_o body be? lng almost severed just above the walst, and death must have been'lnstantaneous. Eyewltnesses,, in accounting for the ac? cldent, sald that the motorman, Mr. J. Q. Bradley, dld everythlng-ln is power to . stop the car, but ?? that he ? did not have?time,, after the woman had gotten on the track.- The car. wns not halted untll lt! had gotten ten br. flfteen yards beyond .'whero tho; accldent occurred. All the passengers lmmedlately poured from the car, ahd Captaln, Frnnk Cun ningham, who was a passengor on the ear at the tlme, a _ Mr. ?enlle' Powell, a flreman of Company No.-4, of the Rich? mond Flre Departmpnt,. who .happened to be standing nearby, ^ tenderly. Itfted the body from between the ralls, nnd lald it down. o'ose beslde. Mr. Powell thpn telephoned'for the-olty ambulanee, whlch soon responded, wtth. Dr, Hudgins In oharge. ' .There; was nothlng, however, that mort^Jald coii|d do,. save to wrap the ,body wlth.a wlndlngsTicet to lildo lt from tho ouYious crowd, and await the t'omlng.of "tho coroner, Coroner Taylor soon after arrlved on the' scene,; but d'd notdlsturb the body. He rf_'oart&1ne_ tho facts ln the case, and tben -declded..'tb;.hold the' Inquest'at 10 o'clock this.mornlng ln hls offlce ln the Clty Hnll Car Men Arreste'd. Motorman. J., G., Bradley, and Cpncjuotor J, F, Burnett were lmmedlately placed under arrest by Police OfllcerDuke nnd taken To the F^rst Police Station, where they were Tafor ba'lled by Tustlce Crutch? fleld J? tho sum of $3,000 each "for thelr appoaranoe Jn the Police Court thls mornlng. From all accounts of the accldent, lt seems that Mlss Condrey suddenly mftde up her mind to eross the trapk affer the car had gotten close upon her. Thero is,a down grade at thla'polnt,.and thls probably accelerated the ordlnary speed ?of thtflar Motorrnan Bradley saw her too late, and hls attompts to stop tho car_were'. ftitlle. , ??sjrV'-Godl" .he exolplmed, 'Tve kllled a, wpmanl" Who ia she? Tell me qu|ck, for God's sakei" Conduotor Burnett dld not know of-the. accldent, lt all ooourred so qulcHJy, un? til the car h_.d been brought to a. ha|i>. Mlss Condrey had Just pald a, ahort vlslt'to.Mra. Madlson Condrey, arelatlve, at 418 North Twenty-flfth etfeet. and, comlng down-to tbe corner, a short dls tarice, ,waa attemptlng to make (he oross* in/g, in prdor'to go to Thlrtleth Street to .vlalt hor nlece, Mrs, Robert Cole. ''. O-ontlnued *ia 9"enth Page,) pfcHSIDENT PAl-'MA: 1 AND CABINET* ;j_ A TYPICAL CUBAN SOLDIER. ST RANGEROMANCE REVEALEDBY SUIT Virginia Girl Got Letters Mixed and Sent Acceptance to Young Man Whose Proposal. She Wished to Decline. (Bpeclol. tc Tho Tlmes-DI-patch.) ST. LOUIS, M0? August 23.?Mrs.' Amy Sturgeon, one of, tho-best'known young matrons ln St. Louls soclety, has beon sued for dlvorce by Robert T. Sturgeon. "When Mrs. Sturgeon, then' the beau? tiful Mlss Amy Bay, flrst came to-St. Louis from Virginia, her natlve State^' sald a frlond of Mrs., Sturgeon to-day, "she at onco became popular With tho young men of local soclety and had many admlrers. Among tliat number were Robert T. Sturgeon. ahd . a young Loulavllle beau, and these two woro soon runnlng a hot rnce, ln the lead of others, as rlvals for her hand. '.'Flnally formal declaraUons came from both,-and lt'was necessary for Amy Bay 'to make her cholce, Young. Sturgeon and the Lbulsvlllo man wore a waltlng her GEINIIT HIS FOOD OF ITS Prussian Bakeries and Slaughter Houses Found in Filthy Condition, (By ^3Bpelated Press,) BERLIN, August 23.-Tho Government Medlcal Department has Issued a'report on th.o sanltary condl^on of tho Prus? sian bakeries and slaughter houses, to whloh the newspapora are glving sensa? tional promlnence, ono'of.them uslng the caption, "Amerloa ln Prussla." The re? port bois forth that many of thn butcher ing establlshments were found In a very uncleah condltlon. Some #of them wero Jocatod ln dark pejlars, whore cleanll ness waa Imposslblo, and others had no facllitfeB for tho pmplojos to wash thein selves. The government ineppotors found jiartlpularly obje-tionabl. aondUtons in the bakeries. In one town boys kneaded the dough wlth thelr feet. und onebakery was ocoupled oy ? .cata , und:hens. In another town a. baker"s oven servedi' ad interlm, as a fibose pen. ln many places bakeries wero found In.'.plpee prpxtmjty tp tbo unsanltary appurtonances of tho house. One heker, aflmjttpd that hls floor and vats were aorCjbbed only once n year. ?;, ',...??'?? reply,'. each. a/waro that ho had ? a dari gerous rlvl ln the other, At last sho de? clded'to wrlto to tho young Kentucklan, telllng. hlm .that she would bo hls wlfe. Tho letter to the Loulsvllle sultor still open boforo; her, Mlss Btiy also wrote a lottertoMr. Sturgeon, aaylng how sorry she felt that she could. not return hls love. It was n sinoere frlopdly letter, and lt, too, dld not carry on lts pagos tho name of the rann for whom It was ln tended. ... "Havlng wrltten those two lettors of such dlfferlng 'lmport,- MIbb Bny.pro ceeded to. placo .'thom ln the envelopes, whlch sho dlrected to'thO: respectlvo ad dresses.of her. two sultors, nnd . thn lt was that a mlBchlevous fate intorvened. Sho placerl the letter to Mr. Sturgeon in an. envelope addreBBedto tho young -'Ken? tucklan'' tffuiJ~?!rnorantly deollning tho sult of the man whom,nne had ln reallty dccl(lfl'(f? to apcept. Tho tot'tor for tho Kentucklan wna plaoed in the envelope tiddrossod ? to *M>. Sturgeon. It notlfled hlm th'nt hls sult was accepted, Mlss Bay consontlng to marty hlm. Theroupon young Mr. Sturgeon liurrled to Mlss Bay's home, an' accepted sultor.' "Tho yoitrig'lady, amazod, llstonipg to his flrst words followlng thelr meetlng, ronllzod what sho hnd done, He hnd re? celved the letter to her favored Kentucky sultor and belloved thut he hnd been vlc t'orlous ovor the Kontuoklan. Horo.agaln oaiiio proof of tho strangoly oqunl regard foll by Mlas Bay for hor two admirers. Slio hadn't tho heart.to tell Mr. Sturgeon of her mlstake, She was thlnking to herself, oven ns ho spoke, that may bo, aftor nll, fato had Intervenod for her good, and that she dld oare more for the St. Louislan thnn for the other, and ao sho married hlm," ? , ' ? FATALLY HURT, RAN TO A1D HIS COMRADES (By A-aoclated Proes,) ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., August 23. Though fatally scalded by the explosion pf several tubos ln the boflor-house of the Al?econ Pumplng Station to-day, joseph Mertara, ono of the flromen ein ployod ta the place,' r?u a quarter of a mllo to the chief engineer'a home to pro cure ald for }\ls two follow-employes wliom hp belloved to have boon rooro se rlously; Ipjiirad' than blmse'T. He fell Unoonsolous aa. he told of tho accldent, and was rushed to a.hospltal'in an auto? moblle, where'he ? died in a few hours. Hla cpmrades were only slightly hurt, as they d'd ,not recelyp tha fuff force pf tbe esciiplng steam. - '. i_w.v.-^iyiit_iw<-i~,wi-B-.( GENERAL. RODRIQUEZivWhb- EacapedYnn 'Aaaassln'a Chief of Rural Guards.- ' Bullet WednesdayjNIght, T Vantshe'd1 From YBfoadway; Cen? tral Hotel arid Eyefy Trace Utterly Logt.'. POSSIBLE VICTIM OF CAR RIOTS His Trunk-at, tlie Hotel Empty When . Exafnined~"""Said He Was Going to Seaside. (Speclal to Tho' Tlmoa-Diopatch.) NETW YOKK, August 23.?Mystery still surrounds the dlsappearahce'ln thls.city of T. A. Stewart, of.Claremont, ;Va., who vanislied from the Broadway Central Hotel on August Oth. ? Mr, Stewart, who had boen a regular patron of "tho hotel on his trlps'to New .York, in. the courso of many years,'.reglstered at thp Broad? way Central on. August- 7th, ?,where he was constaritly seen aronnd tho corrl dor's for the ? two ? days followlng. ? ?. His baggage. conslsted 'of. a' trunk aml a handbag. On the'afternoon pf August 9th,- Mr. Stewart, ln chatlng wlth. one of the hotel clerkB,' complalne'd of! the heat and said lt waa ? too hotito remuln ln the city. Lator,-he sald, he Intended golng to tho sen'shoro' and left- tho hotel, Tlmt was th-3 lnst.seen of hlm. It Is npt known to what seaside rosort he in tendod golng, but lt la belloved, his des tlnotlon was Coney Island. When he dld not return ln throe days, the hbto] peoplo, as is thelr custom, ro movod Mr, Stewart's', boggago from the rc'om'ho occupierl." Mail Inqulrlos from his Virginia relatlves vas to-hls whero abouts led the hotol people-to open Mr. Stewart's baggage. Hls trunk was found empty. Hls handbag ' contalned some unlmpprtant persbnal. . offects and his chock'-book. Tho dny.of Mr,? Stewart'B dlsappearance was ono of tho dnys during tho Conoy Island car rlots, nnd tho ' tlieory wns ndvanced to-dny among patrons of the Broadway Central that Mr. Stowart may havo been-Injured in a meloe or knooked off tho trjistlo near Coney Island Creek, whero ii,trolloy car kllled n,,woinan dur? ing tho rlots. pii.EHi.iinN .HOT UT nlOOB CUR Then Climbed Into Machine and Thrust Pistol Into Faces of Women,' (Snoclal to The Tlmos-Dlapfttoh.) CHICAGO, 1I.LS., Auguat 23.?Mrs. 3. Ogden Armour, accompanled by her uttle daughtor, Lollta, famous as Dr,.Loren_'B star. putlent, and the child'a' nurse nncl hor govomess, wero drlvlng through Hogera Park to-day ln Mr. Amibur's bij, red maohino, when they woro nttacked ln hlghwayman fashion bya pollcoman. Al! of the ocoupnnts ln the machine, Jn* fpludlng Chauffeur Huck, doplpre thnt the pollceman shot at thp car and its tlres untll evory chamber of hls revolver waa omptiod. Then, accordlng to tlm Annour party, he sprune upon the machine and thrust h|s weapon in the faces of the women, Mrs, Armour grabbed tho re? volver barrel. turned jt away from Lolita and boggivl the pollceman not to shoot. It ls feared ,that the excltenient of the (vold-up and tho nolse of the flrlng mlght affeet t)ie health of Lollta. Mr. Armour asBprts thut ho wlll yroseeute th* pollceman, ANOTHER TOWN LOST; CU_? TB Will be Manned by Ar tillerymen Procured in United States. REBEL ChlEFTAIN SLAIN BY GUARDS i Death of Bandera is Severe Blom. to Revolutionary Movement. Administration Still Prb- v< fesscs Its Ability to Restore Order. ?<By Aeaoolated Press.) j HAVANA, . Auguat .23.?-Font Sterllng. Secretary .of the Treasury,. late to-nlght cleared np in a statement to the Asso* dated Press a mlsleadlng- announcement made at the palace to-nlght to the effect . that the Cubnn government hnd asked the Unlted .States fOT elght . rapld-flip; guns, manned by Amorican artllioryman, to bo used lh the suppresslon of the fn surrection. The facts ar.b, nocording to the secretary ( that the" government ' ha? -;. ordeTd from an. American arms manuV: facturlng company four' rapld-ftre guni*\ and that these pieces wttl be manned bH former members of the artlllery brand^j of tho -American Army now hore. tf these guns prove to-!bc effebtlve, four slY more addltlonal gunc wlll be ordered; and it. ls expeoted that experlenced gu'n<Y ners can be procured in the Unlted State*, to'mnn them. The Unlted. States hat not been asked to do anything in thy .premlses. Tho aubject of American Intervention is not much dlacuased here,' and is re? gard ed as av rptnote ppsslblllty, there be? Ing general confldPneo. that the govern*-; ment wlll be able to rostore order ln ?. short tlme.- . "' - ? . -. The kllllng pf the Insurrectionary leatfc; ? err Oeneral Bandera, in a' flght betweeb^ tural -guafSs and &yband.of hla follow-' ?efs"la iva^iAaA^/xleniing.XliaY^avrta^n., tion'"*a" heavy blowj'" The 'gavernmelit?^*,; acting wlth energy ih' sending; ;?^Mj/ guards and voluhtoers" agalnBt. the\8?liijt Clara rebels and ln dispatching one hun? dred und flfty more men.tb defend PInni del Rlo against Plno Guerra. Capture bf Town. . -The capt%-e of San.Juan do Martlnei.v by Guerra's band was not a great surf priae, though lt was not expected to oc cur ao soon. The place was protected: by a very small detachment of rural guards, whlle . Guerra's strength wai. ^?SSSwVof Plnar del Hlo wlll H qulte another matter, slnce there are ln , thnt vlclnlty twlce as many troops aa tho lnsurgent Plno Guerra can muster.. If Ib regarded as more than probable,that tho troops wlll take the. offenslve, and if posslble, draw, Guerra into an. open 'flght Whlle government relnforcnmenta. ar?, golng forward, Guerra's followlng Is not belleved to have beon*greatly augmented by his occupancy of the two-Vuelta Abajo ? towns. -? Sentiment Doubtful. Public opinlon appears to ,vary ac? cordlng to loyalty, from enthuslostlc ad? herenco to the government to open re bellion. ... In thls clty the general attltude ls ond of apathy. Tlio opposltlon and independ ont newapapers disousa with analytlcal . coldness tho cry that lt the government is not ablo to snuelch the insurreotlon.. wlthln two months, other forceful meani must bo employed for the res.toratlon of, peace. Thero are no rlnging oalls tp arms. The moderate hewepopers prlnt wlth approval tho resolutions deolarln* adhoBlon to tho. gpvernment by thelr pnrty organlzntlons, but there has been nothlng whloh could be falrly described na a general rally cry of the people ln dofonse of the goyernme'nt. NEGRO LEADER IS SLAIN BY GUARDS Peath of Bandera Declared to Be Serious Blow to Revolu- Y tionary Movement. (Hy Assoclaterl Press,) "flAVANA. August 23,?Oeneral Qulntla'. Bandera, the famous negro leader, of HH vana provlnce, who recently headed an lnsurgent band and began operat'ng agnlnst the government, was killed thla mornlng In an encounter wlth rural guards, The body of Bandera lay in the rnorgu* at Havana to-dny, flanlscd by those of two muliitto comrades, all frlghUully gashed by the long, heavy mnchetes of the rural gunrds. who ended thelr career,' Aoross the streat, in Neptune Park, ?, great crowd, moatiy negro frler"ds of Bnn doru, wutched the morguo wlthshent ln ThV arrlval of Bandera's body hero ? was the tirst news of the flght ln whlcb, he met hia death. Story of Fight. The confllct occurred at the Sllvirt> Farm, near Punta Brava. flfteen ml Im from Havana. A detachment of thirt>* elght mounted rural guards, under Pap taln Ignaclo pelgado and Lieutenant Mar tmoi were scarchlng throughout th* nlght for Bondera's party. At 8 a'oloc* thls mornlng the guards were brpaKnn , through a wire fenoa at the odge of th? Sllvlra Farm, when they were suddenly nred wi?*n b>* -?''?'<1l?>l"tt'', '"??>ver?' ?**'eflv . tv In number. The guards rushed upow the insurgents. but wlth the exceptloi* of their chief and hls two leadlng com.* rndes, they all succetded In gettlng away. The guards made tht} chief and his two companlons a spoclal objoct pf nttacH, ond ali three recelved. several bullet w_,..ui?. _ud vara Uoiribly muUl?U4 9?