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J-S!tef tlttf WASHINGTON, WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 1899. Price One Cent. Number 1922. TROOPS TO UOELL RIOTS OhioXaHonnl Guards Fast Invading Turbulent Cleveland. Adjutant Genernl Axllne Assumes Commnud Mobs to lie Suppressed nt An Cost IHhop Ilorstmnnu Is nuph fin Appeal for Order Violence Still Helens TlironKhout the Cl. Cleveland. July 25. The strike situation here was marked by three things the gen eral quiet at the forenoon and early after noon, the arrival of troops from the central part of the State under command of Adju tant General Axllne, and the tumultuous rioting tonight. The second fatality of the strike was recorded today when. Sirs. E. C. Martin, of 73 Alanson Street, died as the result of Injuries received in the blowing up of the Euclid Avenue car on Sunday night. At dusk crowds began to gather at Pearl and Clark Streets in such force that the guard of policemen and patrolling soldiers were unable to cope with them. The crowd grew until the whole street vas in a tumult. The police found tbemseles practically helpless and a call was sent In for help. The police reserves from two precincts were hurried out and Company T, Fifth Regiment, and forty men from Company G, were sent out to assist. When the soldiers and police arrived they com bined their forces and charged the mob, which, althojgh armed only with clubs end stones, resisted the attack. The sol diers charged the crowd with fixed bajo- nets and the crowd broke and fled. Several persons received slight wounds, but only one was so badly Injured that he had to be taken to a hospital. The police and soldiers succeeded in arresting thirteen of the rioters and locked them up. After the soldiers retired another crowd collected, but was dispersed by the police. Simultaneously with the riot on the South Side, about 1,500 persons collected around the Qulncy and Bolton Avenue barns. The soldiers stationed there ordered them to move on. No beed being paid to the de mand .a charge was made and fifteen pris oners taken. Three of the rioters were clubbed into insensibility. At about 9 p. m. a crowd of EDO collected on Broadway between DUIey and Forest Streets, and stopped a Broadway mall car. They pulled the non-union crew off. Four or five other cars came behind and were blockaded. A detachment of Naval Reserves came up on the double-quick and dispersed the crowd. More dubbing was done here and ten ar rests were made, some of the arrested men having to first be clubbed Into submission. Store Violent Scenes. A serious riot occurred on Orange Street at 10 p. m. A Big Consolidated car was stopped by a heavy rail which had been placed on the track. In a short time a crowd of 4,000 persons surrounded the car. Paving blocks, stones, and clubs were hurled at the car, breaking all the windows and shattering the framework. Tbe lew policemen neat were unable to cope with the crowd, which made a grand rush for the car. The police would have been over powered had not a car with about twenty colored soldiers arrived during the heat cf the fight. The Infantrymen charged the crowd with fixed bayonets, shouting that cnless the crowd dispersed they would fire. The rioters turned and ran, the troopers giving chase. The people were followed to the doors of their houses by the excited militiamen. A party of six of the colored soldiers chased James DeMooy, seventeen years old, one of the alleged rioters, into bis home. The boy was followed Into a rear room, where his brother blo:ked the way. The brother ordered the soldiers out of the 2scsc One of the soldiers ordered his comrades to charge. DeMooy was in the act of drawing a revolver when one of the soldiers placed a revolver at his temple and told him if he moved he would shoot. Toung DeMooy was captured and was marched back to a street car. He was charged with throwing stones at a car, which, under the statutes of the State, is a. felony. Hardly had the militia left before the crowd began to reassemble. Open threats that! they would kill the crew of the next car that went by were made by the leaders of the mob. The police telephoned for as sistance and three full companies of mili tia were hurriedly sent to the scene. Be fore the soldiers arrived tho streets were deserted. Another Klot lleportcd. Reports of other riots are coming and a message from Colllngwood says that a crowd of strikers there had a battle with soldiers and won a Ictory. taking the militiamen's guns away from them and beating tbem badly. Adjutant General Axllne, In com mand of seven companies of the Fourth Regiment and one of the Fifth Regiment, O. N. G . arrived In Cleveland at 2:15 o'clock this afternoon bn a special train 'over the Big Four Railroad. Other companies in the State are now in readi ness for a call to Cleveland at a moment's notice The eight new companies now In the city will be commanded by Captain Joseph L. Walsh, of Columbus, and com prise about 400 men. Adjutant General Axllne will be In command of nil the troupe in the city. Immediately on their arrival the troops formed Into battalions and marched to the Central Armory. Ad jutant General Axllne, talking of the con dition of the soldiers, said "Nearly all these bos have seen active sen ice and are fine soldiers. I could put nearly 4,000 more men into this city at twenty-four hours' notice. We are receiving equip ments rapidly and are In a position to equip all the men. I cannot say how long I -will remain in the city." Ten thousand rounds of ammunition w ere hlpped here today. Eight companies from the- Fifth and Eighth regiments- and two unattached win go out under a second call for troops for Cleveland Bhould one be made. The soldiers that arrived today were tired and the first intention was to have them rest tonight but outbreaks after dark necessitated their going into Immediate service. The entire force of soldiers and police on duty is 1,500 men Late today the Scots Guards and Cleve land Grays, Independent military compa nies, were ordered under arms and later assigned to duty. Bishop Ilorstuinnn's Appcnl. Blthop Horstmann, the Catholic Bishop of tbis''dIoccse, issued a proclamation this af ternoon 'n which be says- "No matter what may have been the grievances of the employes of the Cleveland Electric Rail way Company, no matter what may have been jour sympathy for the strikers, after the outrages that have been committed, after the terrorizing of the Inhabitants ot Cleveland and its suburbs; after the danger tcvlif e and property which has follow cd. It Is our sacred duty to remind you all of yout solemn obligations to Almighty God, as Christians, and to your city and country as D. S. O. Wcet-End Cuuntr) Excur sions. Tickets fold Saturday! and Sondiji, jood to return until Uobda) (ollowl-i-, at creatly re duced rale- Jroni Wbkiiirton to Cbcrteitown, Frederick, Annapolis Junction, sad Intermediate . points. FrnnU Lllibey A. Co. Lumber Dcalcnv Gth ft. and X. T. tc. tw. citizen? in this emergency. It has alwnys been our proudest boast as Americans thai we have shown the world we are capable of self-government, but now, alas, what do we witness' Anarchy reigns. Riot and rebellion prevail. The civil authority is defied and opsnly resisted. The city is ter rorized by the mob and the militia must ba called out to preserve order." Bishop Horstmann clo.es with an appeal to the laity to avoid violence, to uphold the civil authorities, and to Keep away from crowds, and directs the clergy what por tions of the service should be used durlns the continuance of the trouble. Eleven of the fourteen lines of the Big Consolidated were In operation today. The ones not started were the Union, Burton, and Clark Avenue lines. The soldiers, dep uties, and police were all on duty, but the day passed quietly. The linemen ot the Reserve Construction Company, who are on a strike, are passing around cards requesting business firms to desist from patronizing the Cuahoga Tel ephone Company. Auu-t nlou Men Disunited. Wbjn cars bgan running to South Brooklyn vUlage today the marshal met them at the town limits and demanded that the crews satisfy him that they were not carrying concealed weapons. This was in accordance with the orders of Mayor Phelps, that no street car man carrying firearms should be allowed In the village. The marshal found no weapons, however. Tho non-union men left them at the barn: and got them again when they came back on their trips into the city. The marshal remained on duty all morning and every crew was compelled to submit to a search. A similar search was made by the mar. ehal of Colllnwood, who boarded all cars when they entered the precincts of tho village. President Everett, of the Big Consoli dated, says that he hopes to have all his cars running on their schedule time and without interference in the very near future. He further said that the company has all the men It needs to run cars, and that it is their intention to keep these men as long as their work was satisfactory. Harry Br) an, of the strikers, gave out a statement as follows: "We take this op portunity to contradict the stories that are being circulated to the effect that our organizalon Is responsible for the dyna miting and destruction of property. We deplore these acts as much as anybody, and have warned all our members to have nothing to do with any such acts, and to stay away from all assemblages where trouble may occur. We claim the right to strike and to ask our friends to refrain from patronizing the company. These are our weapons and we will use them in the defence of our position." A collision in which several passengers were severely shaken up occurred In East Cleveland this afternoon. No one was seriously injured. ANOTHER XEfiRO LYNCHED. Onirics Mnok Tied to an Oak, Slutll ntetl, and Mruw; Up. Brinscn, Ga., July 25. Charles Mack, the negro captured near Iron City early jesterday morning, was taken to SafTold yesterday. After identification the men in charge started to Bainbridge Jail with him through the country in order to evade tho mob. On nearing Bainbridge last night they were met by a mob of several hun dred men and the negro was taken away from them. He was then taken back to SafTold for further Identification, after which ho was dragged to thesame spot and tree where Lewis Sammlns was lynched on Sunday morning and he suf fered death in a similar manner. Mack was tied to a big oak tree, and members of the mob took out their knive3 and mutilated and tortured him as much as possible. As the mob pulled him up to be hanged several hundred shots were fired at the body. Mack's body was cut to pieces after part of the mob had dispersed. A negro woman was with Mack jesterday morning when captured and although she was not molested she has since told that she knew the whereabouts of all the rest cf the gang. A posse is looking for her and for tho other negroes. A MOB RULES BALNBRIDGE. Governor Candler Orders Troops to the Turlinlcnt Georcln Town. Atlanta, Ga., July 23. The troubles at Bainbridge, Decatur county, growing out of tho Ogletrce outrage, which have al ready caused four lynchings, resulted to night in the following message from Sheriff Patterson, of Decatur county, to Governor Candler: Town in the hands cf a mob; fend aid quick. Governor Candler has ordered two com panies of State mlltia to Bainbridge. BACE RIOT IN TEXAS. A Church Burned, Three AVhlte lien Shot, nml ji .Veitrii lynched. Dallas, Tex., July 25. Serious race trou bles are reported irom Grimes county. A band of negroes last night burned a coun try church belonging to tho white people and a race riot took place as a sequel. William Fuqua, Randolph Wright, and Lockroy Moody, white men, are reported shot. The three wounded white men will recover. The negro leader, Henry Hamil ton, who caused the burning of the church and precipitated the riot, was captured today about seven miles from Navasota and lynched by hanging. Several hun dred white men pursued him all l.lght nnd overtook him at 10 o'clock today. He showed fight and was shot twice before being overpowered. A posse of peace offi cers from Navasota spent the afternoon at the scene of the trouble and returned to night They report everything quiet and apprehend no further trouble. DEWEY'S VISIT TO SCHLEY. The Hero of Manila Ilnv to He Given ii Itojnl Itceeptlfin. Norwalk, Conn., July 25 Citizens of Norwalk and West port arc planning to give Admiral Dewey the biggest kind of a re ception upon the occasion of bis visit to Admiral Schley. The admiral refuses to discuss the details of the visit of the hero of Manila Bay, but is quietly making plans to give him a royal welcome. The plan. as near as can be ascertained, is that Admiral Dewey, on tearing himself freo from New York, will start for Vermont by way of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad, stopping at South Nor walk and from there will be driven to the residence of Admiral Schley's daughter, Mrs. M. Stuart Wortiey, at HcnJrick Point, where Admiral Schley is spending the summer. How long he will remain the guest of bis fellow officer is a prob lem, but it will probably be two days at least. Mr. and Mrs Wortiey usually return to New York about September 15, but they have arranged not to leave their summer home this vcar until after Dewey's visit. Lnnt SIO Excursion to Clitmtnuiiun In reiiugj Ivnnlfi Iliillroinl. Tlcktis on Mlc for 755 a m. train July 23, fiKl to return when properly validated, uotil Auguat 20, 1899. (10 round trip. 1Ti,0O( Ml n lire feet of Hext Boards at SliSO per 1,000 feet, just arrived. GE1E4LS IN DISGRACE France Visits Her DispleasurcUpun Drevfus' Detainers. Pel.leiix TlcRrnded for Ljlnrr Ahont iMcfinnrt'H I.oic Letters Ue c Brlcr Itetlreil for Itnsh "Words About the Hermes Court-Martial 1'Iot Moinjers In a State of Terror. Paris, July 25. General Pellicux's re moval from the important command of the Paris garrison to an infantry brigade at Quimper is one of the severest measures the Minister of War has taken, and it prac tically closes Gegenal Pellleux's career. It lbs report Is true that General Pellleux has demanded that he be placed on the retired list rather than to accept the command as signed to him it is probably the wisest course for him to pursue. It seems that his offence, which has called for such severe punishment, was lying to General de Dalllfet, in reference to the love letters written by Madame M. to Colonel Picquart. When General Pellleux reached Picquart's house be found the letters which whatever question or morality was Involved, did not concern the enquiry with which General Pellleux was charged. It appears, however, that the latter maliciously mailed the letters to Madame M.'s husband, who is a Judge, with the result that he sued foi and obtained a separation from his wife. General de Dalllfet asked General Pellleux whether it was true that he bad mailed the letters to the husband and General Pel lleux gave his word of honor that he had not. Proof to the contrary was subsequent ly furnished to the Minister of War. Whether this story is true in all its de tails cannot bo asserted, but it is generally accepted. Dc eRrler's Retirement, No less sensational than General Pel lleux's degradation is the compulsory re tirement of General de Negrier. which Is announced This evening General do Ne grier was a member of the Supreme Coun cil of War and an army Inspector. He sect a circular to the officers in his dis trict savlug in effect that when the Rennes court-martial was concluded the Supreme Council of War would take steps to bring before Piesldent Loubet the necessity for ending the attempts to defame the army. It Is stated that General de Galllfct, learning of this, summoned General de Negrier and asked for an explanation. General de Negrier's reply was evasive and unsatisfactory, but he said that the army was entirely with him. His re moval attracts much attention. M. Jaures, one of the Socialist leaders in the Cham ber of Deputies, In a letter to the "Petite Republlque," applauds Ceneral de Galll fet's decision, declaring that General de Negrier's conduct was tantamount to ex citing the officers of the army against the Government of the Republic. Happily the ministry has struck this principal conspirator in a manner that indicates that it will break all plot mon gers. Slgismund Lacrolx, in the "Radical," says that eGneral do Negrier was punished for criticising before army officers the at titude of the existing Government. To foreshadow reprisals by the Council of War was to incite the -officers under his orders to revolt. The "Echo de Paris" publishes a state ment in'wbich M. Mazeau, President of the Court of Cassation, i3 represented as de claring that the Government's instructions to Major Carnerc, the prosecutor at the court-marflal, were entirely out of place. Their publication was another mistake, the only result of which will be the stir ring up ot polemics, which there is every reason to avoid. Moreover, tho instruc tions are useless, inasmuch as it is legally Impossible to circumscribe the enquiry at Rennes, -which is in no way limited by the decree of the Court of Cassation. 1'ovier of the Conrt-Mnrtinl, The military Judges have the fullest lib erty to call out evidence tending to es tablish tho guilt or Innocence of the ac cused. Irrespective of the fact that the court's judgment is only required on the question of the bordereau. This is so far true that the court will be completely Jus tified in enlightening itself as to the other accusations against Drevfus, even the ac cusations bearing on his personal morality, and will have a perfect right to confront Captain Lebrun-Renaud and Dreyfus. Tho foregoing rests at present entirely on the "Echo's" authority. Tarls, July 25. The official list of the seventy witnesses summoned by Major Carrlere to testify before the Dreyfus court martial Include all the former Ministers of War, former President Casslmlr Perler and all the generals, officers, detectives, and experts connected with the Drejfus affair. Including M. Lebon and M. Hanotaux. According to the "Petit Blue," the widow of Colonel Henry, who committed suicide in prison, after confessing his forgery of documents In tho Dreyfus case, will be a witness at the trial of Dreyfus at Rennes. A guarantee of f conduct will be sent to former Major Esterhazy to enable him to come to Rennes to appear as a witness- at the Drevfus court-martial M. lie Ilcnurciililre's Letter. M. Quesnay de Beaurepalrc has written a letter to the "Echo de Paris" sajlng that Colonel Jourauest, the President of the Dreyfus court-martial, has refused, to hear his statement in regard to the new proofs of Drejfus' guilt, which he has obtained. M. de Baurepatre declares that he will pub lish th evidence which he possesses Tho officers who are replacing the dis missed and superseded generals nearly all belong to the military household of tho Into President Sadi-Carnot, whoso brother, Adolphe, was one of tho first to befriend Drcj fus. Former Judge Beaurcpalro and Captain Lebrun Renaud, to the latter of whom it was alleged Drejfus had made a confes sion of guilt, have not been summoned to testify before the court-martial at Rennet. M. Beaurcpalro is consequently indulging In a customary screed against the Dreyfus- ltes and the authorities. j London, July 25 The Paris correspond ent of tho "Mornlng'Post" vouches for the following- "On tho evo of leav inrj-Paris on his vacation a day or two ago Judge Mazeau, President of the Court of Cassa tion, called at the Palace of the Elysee to bid farewell to President Loubet. The lat ter asked directly for Judge Mazcau's per sonal opinion as to Dreyfus' guilt "or inno cence. The judge replied: 'Amid all the evidence submitted to ub we did not find sufficient proof to establish guilt.' Judge Mazeau has alwavs been regarded as a strong anti-revisionist." Captain Gujot de Vlllaneuvc, who sent 4.S00 francs to Prof Syveton. of the Rhcims Ljcee, who was recently suspend ed for a year for denouncing the Dreyfus ltes to the pupils, has been placed uuder sixty dajs' arrest by the military authori ties. Mildnme AInin's leiirnile, London, July 2C The "Chronicle" savs that Madame Alma, an Ameripan prima donna, while on a holiday' trip in Morocco, disguised herself as a man for the purpos of entering a particularly sacred mow-ue She was discovered and narrowly escaped being killed. The police rescued her, how ever, and she was kept in prison for ten dais, when the Sultan, at the request of the American Consul, liberated her. -L.... ,!-.,. ,kf 4I,,1M- St.I? llOst llllfll-llu 1 tnglit, drv, kilndrkd. THE IXfiERSOLE 1-UXEHAL. Brief anil Simple Service nt the Demi Arrnnstlc'n lllcr. New York, July 25; People enough to fill a large bedroom In a1 country bouse assembled in the southwest room of the second Etory of Col. Robert G. Ingersoll's summer home at Dobbs Ferry this after noon to listen to some brief extracts from tho dad agnostic's writln'gs, in lieu of the usjal funeral services or ceremonies. The reading of these short hits, three of them, made up the funeral observances, which Colonel Ingersoll's family decided to hold over his body. Perhaps forty friends shared with the mourners in these last respects. No word ot eulogy was spoken. No prescribed form -was adhered to. Only those who knew him best and a few of those who loved him best gath ered to listen, while three! of his friends each read a selection,, which had been made by his famly from Jthose writings of his which dealt with or! bore upon the question that has never bven answered. Tho hour for the funeral had been set for 4 o'clock, but the friends and neigh bors began to gather before that time. The last of these to arrive had reached the house soon after the hour' fixed and the assemblage moved Into the room of the dead, which was the room Colonel Ingersoll had occupied at the highlands home. The body had not been put in a coffin, but rested, clothed only in linen, upon a bier that was banked by flowers, almost engulfed In them. These were piled upon chairs and banked up from the floor' around the cata falque, surrounding It completely. Other flowers were hung upon pictures about the room. Wreaths overlay the bier and palms rose in the corners of the room. Back oJ Colonel Ingersoll's had were pink sweet peas and on his breast lay a single red rose. The room was darkened, only one window- Bhado being drawn to permit the light to enter and fall upon a wreath near his head and on his face. The friends filed in and took places which lined the foremost ones In a semicircle about the bier. Mrs. Ingersoll and her daughter, Mrs. Brown, and a woman friend" occupied three of the only four chairs in tho room. Mrs. Inger soll sat on a sofa with a woman friend. On the fourth chair sat the blind agnostic, Charles Broadway Rouss, back of him standing his attendant. The others stood on either side of the bed at a respectful distance from the bier. At the head ot tho bier stood Dr. John Clark Rldpath of Bos ton, Major Orlando J. Smith ot Dobbs Ferry, and Dr. John Elliott, who Is an as sistant to Dr. Felix Adler n his school of ethical culture. Dr. Rldpath said- "My friends: It is my sad duty to read in the presence of the. dead the last poem written by Col. Robert O. Ingersoll, 'The Declaration of tho Free."" Without other preliminary he proceeded to read the lines which were published for the first time less than two months ago. There was weeping In the death chamber when Dr. Rldpath finished reading. With out a word of Introductory. Majpr Smith stepped into the light Irom which Dr. Rldpath had retired and read "My Reli gion," by Col. Robert G Injersoll. With only a short pause Dr. Elliott re placed Major Smith, and In turn read Colonel Ingersoll's funeral oration over his brother, concluding as fd!16ws: "And now to jou who have been chosen from among the many men ht lfciea to do tt)o last sad offices for the dcd we give the sacred dust. Speech cannot contain our love. There was, there is, no gentler. stronger, manner man. With these words the funeral of Robert G. Ingersoll ended. The uu'imnker, after a moment's pause, made tie formal an nouncement that any frUnds who desired to look for the last tlm upon the- face of the dead were invited to itep forward. Alt in the room who could fulfill the conditions of the undertaker's call did so, filing slow ly past the bier. When they had passed out Mr. Roues was led by his attendant Up to the bier, where bo passed his hands all over Colonel Ingereoll s face. "Well, perhaps hs's better now," he said. "No one can understand it," Mr. Rouss was about to depart when Mrs. Ingersoll stepped up and took him by the arm. "The colonel wanted you to have your hand on bis heart," she said. She turned back tho linen covering irom tho colonel's breast, and the blind man placed his hand against the chest where his friend's heart had beaten. "What are sou going to do with him?" Mr. Rouss asked after s moment. "I can't give him up." Mrs. Ingersoll replied. "I can't put him in the ground. I can't bear to think of it. We are going to bring him back here," and she began fanning the colonel again as she has done so much since Friday. It had been the Intention, arrived at only on Monday, to have the cremation ot the colonel's body tako place earlv to ihorrow morning at Fresh Pond. L I. It was decided today to postpone this last act until Thursday, at what hour was not made known. The cremation will be absolutely private. HEAVY STORM IN" FRANCE. Several Persons KHItil nnil Crops Ilmll Dnmuireil. Paris, July 23. ETtremely heavy storms prevailed today in the, provinces, causing extensive damage, particularly in the de partments ot Marnc and Aube, in the northeastern part of tb? country. Hail stones the size of nuW fell there, cutting down tho standing crops nnd doing othet damage. Many partridges were hit by the stones and killed. The harvest In those two departments Is prncticallv ruined. Light ning struck a number of churches and other buildings and several persons were killed. Telegraphic and telephonic communication his been interrupted. The atmosphere ot Paris Is surcharged with electricity, i L CATHOLIC SOCIALISM. The lope Appoints n Commission of Cnrilluiils to Inv estlpnte It. Rome, July 23. The Pope has charged a commission ot Cardinals with the dut) of studying the doctrines ot Christian social Ism, in order to prevent bis being misled through imperfect understanding of the question. In the mean time His Holiness has forbidden Father Semeria to continue his lecture favoring the movement. On Their Mill-Summer Outlu-r. London, July 25. Mr. Henry White, Sec retary of tho United States Embassy, and MrB. Whlta havo gone to the Vofgcs Moun tains on their midoummer vacation Mrs White is still very weak The Continental rallwas conveyed her in a special invalid carriage without mal.Ing a change. Mr and Mrs. Choatc have discontinued their receptions. AHeBeil Jiir-Ur!!-rr Arrested. Chicago, July 23 State Attorney Dinen received a cipher despatch last night from Seattle, Wash , announ-lns that William Armstrong, bartender for "Big Dan" Coughlln, of Cronin murder fame, and In dicted with Coughlln for attempted jury bribing, bad been arreted in that city. Armstrong was plentifully supplied with money, furnished. It is presumed, hj the officials of a railroad far, whom it Is al leged he was an agent IP the bribery of jurors He was joined at,Seattle bj a wo man whom he represented as bis wife, and It was -through her act in going to him that ho was arrested. I'll im's lllislness Clijjelve, Mil nml IC. Buincs, fliorlhand, lypcwrjtni $'-5 a jear. IIcut of Hoards nt flr. per lOO 1 feet for all the carji-ntcrs In town. A COHGESSIOH TO CAMADA She Is Offered a Port of Entry on the Lynn Canal. An Old I'ropoNltion Renewed Ilrlffhter Prospect for n Tcnipn rnrj Arrnjigvmrnt CoeriiiB' the llouiulurj DlKimte Mr. lln nml Mr. Toner Conducting: cgotlntlonN. A very gratifying change in the Alaska boundary situation has taken placo within the last twenty-four hours and tho Secre tary of State was able to assure the Presi dent and the Cabinet at their regular meet ing yesterday that he was very hopeful that an amicablo arrangement with Great Britain would be made shortly. While tho State Department officials will not go fur ther than to say that a temporary arrange ment Is In sight some of the Cabinet of ficers obtalnedjthe Impression from Secre tary Hay's explanation that he was very hopeful of settling the entire difficulty on a permanent basis without recourse to ar bitration. The existing status ot the negotiations centres around the proposition of tho United States to grant Great Britain a so- called free port, on the Lnn Canal, where British vessels may take on and discharge cargoes without being subject to the cus toms laws of this Government. The repre sentatives ot the two Governments have not come down to details, however, and no statement can be made at this time of what the probable outcome will be. Tho nego tiators have been consulting on the basis of permitting Great Britain to use one of the ports on the Lynn Canal in considera tion of the payment of a rental to thn "Unlted States, Tho proposition to grant the British Government harbor privileges was originally advanced by the United States, but was rejected at the time by Great Britain on account of the opposition ot Canada. A More Conciliator- Spirit. Since the two Governments came to the conclusion that the situation could not be Improved by another meeting of the Canadian-American Joint High Commission, the Canadian authorities have shown a more conciliatory eplrt, despite tho rabid utterances of Sir Charles Tupper In the Dominion Parliament It is evident that Canada has reached the conclusion that the patience of the United States has become exhausted and that nothing was to be gained by an adherence to the pol icy of opposition to every proposition ad vanced by this country looking to a peace able adjustment ot the dispute. The negotiations are now being con ducted In a more direct way than hereto fore. Instead of pursuing the roundabout course of carrying on the negotiations be tween London, Washington, and Ottawa, Secretary Hay and Mr. Tower, of the British Embassy here, arc endeavoring to come to an understanding which will be agreeable to the three parties concerned without being subjected to constant In terruption through the reference of every point advanced to London and Ottawa. Sir. Tower Is so well satisfied apparently that an agreement is in sight that he will leave here today for Newport, where the British Embassy will bo transferred for the eumnier months. It is not unlikely that within the next twenty-four hours some arrangement for a settlement wi.l be made. A Temporary Arrangement. It Is clear that this concession of a port ot entry for tho British in the Lynn Canal would be only temporary. Precisely how long the license for in diplomatic circles the concession Is admitted to be little less than that will bo given the British, cannot now be determined. It is thought that It will surely continue until all other ques tions in dispute are settled. It was pointed out esterday by one high In official cir cles that other problems In the controversy could not bo solved so long as the unhappy temper produced by the radical utterances ot Sir Charles Tupper prevails in Canadian centres. It was with the view of allaylni; all unpleasant feelings and ot approaching the questions soberly, that the United States Government, alter mature consid eration, decided voluntarily to offer again that which the British Government baa once arrogantly refused to accept. Tho suggestion that the boundary dis pute might be submitted to arbitration can find much to support it In the developments of jesterday. The fact that active nego tiations are now- progressing in Washing ton and that each side seems more hope ful of possible concurrence In some mu tual satisfactory proposition, would seem to Indicate that the delicate and difficult questions in the controversy may jet be settled amlcablj. That such was the feel ing In the State Department yesterday tbcro could be little doubt. The proposed port of entry concession was pointed to as convincing evidence that the United States was willing to act not only with justice, but. under the circumstances, with gen erosity. Mr Churles Tapper's Speeeh. It transpired during the day that the real purpose of Sir Charles Tupper's vehement speech was to strike at Sir Wilfrid Laurler over tho heads ot the Americans. It is known that Canadians generail) have for some time claimed that Great Britain seem ed to love Canada the less in the effort for an Anglo-American alliance It was suspect ed by certain factions In Canadl n politics, not in love with the present Dominion Gov ernment, that Sir Wilfrid Lauricr had be come a victim of the British policy already alluded to, and that ho would not be in clined to insist so rigidly upon Canada's claims before the Joint High Commission, as he might have had the opponent in ths controversy been any other country than tho United States. This suspicion was said jesterday, by one who Is well Informed of Sir Wilfrid's attitude during the negotiations, to be cmlnentlj unjust. Sir Wilfrid was not only alert and active but also rigorous and aggressive In sustaining the Canadian po sition. Sir Charles Tupper's speech, there fore is regarded as furnishing an illus tration of theatrical orator' as well as nolltical injustice to one who has tried earnestly to execute the desires of the Canadian people even nt the risk of his own personal popularltj-, and, perhaps, of his personal convictions. A SHBEWD POLITICAL MOVE. Sir Charles Tupper's Speeeh Ilellev eil to Hnve Heen l'rearrniiseil. Ottawa, Ont., July 23 The excitement over the latest phase of the Alaskan bound ary dispute continues unabated. There Is, however, a marked reticence In official and parliamentary circles here In discussing the subject Senators nnd Commoners decline to cipress opinions upon the situation open ed by tha violent speech of Sir Charles Tup per and Its practical endorsement by the 1'remisr Public unrest is now being allayed by pooh-poohing the more serious aspect of Ilohtou ! en." L,. V. IV. National Meet. Speelal n-ieurslou. Baltimore to Uoiton. August II. For particulars andr(ti Passenger Department, M. k M. T. Co f lljltlinoie, II J. Slr, per too feet for Boards I and plenty of tbem; Uln dried. tho case nnd the press has evidently been cautioned to guard its utterances and pour olt on the troubled waters. The opinion which now seems to prevail Is that Tupper's attack upon the attitude of tho United States was a pre-arranged incident, the character of which was not unknown previously to the Canadian Gov ernment. The reply ot Sir Wilfrid Laurier showed that he was fully prepared for the propositions advanced by the leader ot tho opposition. The whole discussion Is now generally understood to have been ex ploited for the purpose of declaring tho policy of Canada to be the unalterable de termination to maintain her contention in respect to the disputed territory. The hint of war, while used by the Premier without thought of menace, is taken as having been uttered to Tarn Canadians ot the ugly possibilities which might arise and prepare popular opinion to endorse such concessions to the United States as the Government might propose to be made. Members of the Govern ment, while unable to speak for publica tion, are known to sympathize strongly with the proposal of Sir Charles Tupper to exclude aliens from the possession of mining claims, although the adoption of this proposal may be regarded by the United States as an act ot coercion or retaliation. It Is now considered probable, unless the present situation is materially altered, that before the Dominion Parliament Is prorogued the Government will Introduce with unanimous consent and secure the passage of a bill providing for tho con struction ot an all-Canadian railway Into the Yukon and will also secure power from Parliament to exclude American miners from the gold fields of that region. KRUGER RELENTS. His Xleslrrnation of the Transvaal Presidency Withdrawn. Pretoria. July 25. It Is now stated that owing to his difference with Volksraad President Kruger threatened to resign, but harmonious relations between himself and the legislative body have been restored and the resignation bas been withdrawn. The charges of conspiracy and treason that were made against the men who were recently arrested at Johannesburg have all been withdrawn, and the affair will be dropped. London, July 23. The Consul General of the South African Republic in London has not received any confirmation of the report of tho resignation of President Kruger and regards It as highly Improba ble. The Colonial Office authorities re fused to make any statement in regard to the matter. A Blue Book relating to the recent Bloemfontalne conference has been Issued. It contains a despatch from Sir Alfred Milner, the British High Commissioner In South Africa, to Colonial Secretary Cham berlain, in tho course ot which the former expresses his belief that the British com munity In South Africa Immediately unan imously favor his scheme of reform, and that outside of the Transvaal many of the Dutch also favor It. Cape Town, July 23. The report of the resignation of President Kruger is con firmed by advices received here this morn ing. On the other hand, the "Standard and Diggers' News," the official Boer or gan at Johannesburg, denies the report most emphatically. A despatch from Pretoria says that the principal cause of the difference between President Kruger and the Volksraad Is- the fact that Vice President Joubert and a majority ot the Volksraad favor the cancellation ot the dynamite monopoly, while Kruger supports the minority, which desires to buy out the company holding the monopoly. Another despatch, received from Pretoria at 12.23 p. m , says that tho resignation of President Kruger Is not considered defi nite, since the Volksraad has given as surances of the utmost confidence in the President. KRUGER ACCUSED OF FRAUD. A Claim for ',000,001) Indemnity Filed lit the State Department. Charges against the integrity of Presi dent Kruger of the South African Repub lic, are contained in a memorial and briet filed yesterday In the State Department by a Philadelphia firm of attorneys in behalf of R. E. Brown, a former resident of Phila delphia and an American citizen, who claims indemnity from the Transvaal Gov ernment amounting to $2,000,000. Mr. Brown avers that the amount named is due htm on account of damage done to hl3 mining interests in the Transvaal. He al leges a denial ot justice, and makes the sensational charge that President Kruger deposed the Chief Justice of the Republic because he would not accept Kruger's view of the law In deciding a case involving Brown's mining claims. Very little information In regard to the matter can be obtained from the State Department as the claim was only Med jesterday, and the officials, even were they willing to talk freely about It, have not examined the brief and memorial with sufficient care to enable them to make a statement that will do Justice to all the parties concerned. The title ot Mr. Brown to certain mining property In the Transvaal was brought Into question through a law enacted by the Volksraad, and proclaimed by President Kruger. It appears from the evidence submitted by the claimant that "Ootn Paul" endeavored to have the Supreme Co-irt so Interpret the lav that Brown's title would be de clared void. An account of a conversation between President Kruger and the Chief Justice furnished by the latter Is Included In the brief to show that the Boer President at tempted to Influence the Supreme Court to make a decision that would be detrimental to the Interests of Brown and other for eigners, whose claims were Involved In the law passed by tho Volksraad. It Is asserted by the claimant that President Kruger, finding himself unable to induce the Chief Justice to decide against Brown In advance of the hearing of the case be fore the Supreme Court, deposed the Chief Justice and appointed In his placo a man who was willing to adopt the President's v lew. Mr. Brown's raining interests were very large, and from, the statements contained in the memorial and brief. It would ap pear that he has been robbed of a large fortune. The brief and the memorlil are voluminous, and It will be some lime be fore the legal officers of the State Depart ment can decide what course they will pursue in the matter. The allegations of tho claimants are supported by docu mentary evidence that seems to point to unfair treatment ou tho part of the Transvaal Government. It U probable that the State Department will make a-claim against the Transvaal for the full amount named In the memorial. SKI to Mnirnrn I'alls und Kcturit l?lo -via I'einiKj Ivanla linllroail. Special train ot par!r can nd djr courli" will lesve ivtli Street Matun h 00 a. m . Jutv -7 Ticket good for ten da3, alltm 9to over at Buffalo. Hncheter. Canandaisiu, and WatUns returning within limit. Carpenters' lists hid ou prompt! and Lest boards sold at 51.23. Tro rtnroloil to He the Cnpltnl . Military; Governor "With n Cabinet of Sis, Civil O 111 errs The Scheme Ilrlelly, Outllneil Vpproved by the I'resl tlent Good UiluentlonnI Tcatarert Manila, July 23. Pending Congressional action concerning the constitution under which the Inhabitants of the Is'and ot N'e gros shall be governed, which bas been submitted to President McKlnley, General Otis today proclaimed a provisional gov ernment under the direction ot a Military Governor to be named by the Governor General of the Philippines, with a Civil Governor and Advisory Council to be elect ed. The Military Governor will appoint Secretaries of the Treasury, Interior, Ag riculture, and Public Instruction and an. Attorney General and an Auditor. Bacolod will be the capital. The Mili tary Governor will exercise supreme execu tive power. The Civil Governor will ad vise the Military Governor concerning pub lic questions of a civil character and will preside over the Advisory Council. He will also grant commissions and attest the of ficial acts ot the Military Governor con cerning civil matters. He will draw a sal ary of $6,000 (Mexican) per annum. There will bo eight councilors, one for each of the seven districts and one councilor at large. All males of twenty-one years ot age who are able to read and write English, Span ish, or Visayas understanding, or are the owners of J500 in realty, or are the rentors of $1,000 In realty, and have resided In their respective districts one" year, are qualified as voters In the electrons, which will be by ballot. The Military Governor will prescribe the time and place of the elections and all other provisions. Including the registration of voters. The Council will discharge tho ordinary legislative duties. The Military Governor has the power to veto which will be final when approved by the Governor General at Manila. The Secretary of the Treasury will per form the customary duties of that office and the Secretary ot the Interior will su pervise the public lands, forests, mines, surveys, and census, together with the safe guards for the public health. The Secre tary of Agriculture will study to develop the resources of the Island, recommend Im proved methods of cultivation, and intro duce new products suitable to the soil and climate. The Secretary of Instruction will estab lish a free school sjstem. The duties of the Attorney General and Auditor will consist of tbe customary functions of those officers. Municipal governments will be organized as soon as possible under the supervision of the Military and Civil Governors and thu Advisory Council. The Military Governor will appoint three Judge3, who will several ly sit at the times and places which tho Governors and tbe Council shall determine, and will sit together to hear appeals. The Council will fix the term, compensation, and procedure. Appeal will be made to the Supreme Court at Manila in cases ot felonle3 or cases In volving a sum not exceeding $300, Mexican money. The Council and the Civil Gover nor will provide inferior courts. The schoote must teach the English language. The Council will devise a system of uniform tax ation. The Military Governor will collect the customs and control tbe postal service and commerce of the island. The secre taries will receive $300 annually. The councilors will receive $3 a day with mile age. The sessions of the Council are limited: to 120 days. The Military Governor will settle all other questions. Major Bournes has returned from Jo!o, to which place be accompanied General Bates. They arrived there in the midst of the celebration of tha feasts and General Bates was consequently unable to see the Sultan, but be at once ar ranged for an interview later. NEW TREATY WITH FRANCE. Commercial Compnet With This Gov ernment SlKned. Paris. July 23. M. Delcasse. Minister ot Foreign Affair3, today announced the signa tures ot the commercial treaty between Trance and the United States. Nearly all agricultural products have bsca excluded, and France receives tha most-favored-nation treatment. THE PEACE CONFERENCE. Amcrli-nu Objection to the Arbitra tion Convention Sntlslletl. The Hague. July 23 The objection of the American delegates to Article .XXVII ot the aroltration convention has been ar ranged. The article has not been modified, but the Americans will make a declara tion assuring the desired object. The proposal vra9 announced to the plenary conference this afternoon and met wlh no opposition. The plenary conference adopted the arbitration scheme without modification and without debute. After ward It lengthily discussed the question whether a country not- taking part in the Conference would be allowed to accede to the conventions. Although the Transvaal and the Tope were not mentioned it was generally un derstood that the point mainly affected them. The question was whether uninvit ed powers shall bo allowed to adhere to the conventions by merely formally noti fying the Government of the Netherlands to that effect, or shall the assent ot all the signatories be necessary. Great Brit ain, Russia, and Italy favored the latter method. Its adoption would enable Great Britain to veto the adhesion of the Trans vaal No decision was reached on the sub ject. The declaration of the American delegates was as follows. "The delegation of tha United States, In sisning the convention regulating the peaceable settlement of In ternational conflicts as proposed by the in ternational Peace Conference, makes the following declaration "Nothing contained in this convention shall be so construed as to require tho United States to depart from Us traditional policy ot not entering upon, interfering with, or entangling Itself In the political questions or Internal administration ot any foreign State. Nor shall anything la said convention be construed to require the re linquishment bv tha United States of lt3 traditional attitude toward purely Ameri can questions." Vttrnetloiis at Iln Illdce. Cone) Wand weeplrtha-, Ferr wheel, gratify ralluay, continuous tii oi rnanie at Uljou Thea tre, (Jennaa nof rarden, wulhoals. bathinir, flsh n?, arid crablilnHT. and mam other attractions fur amuseirent ard ttntertalnmcnt. Moaie by jval Vear'emy Hand, "a food dinner. SO etnt-. Train In m It. n ilepot, week day. SO j in acd so p. m sunesi", 9 3S a. m , I 30 and 3.13 p. in. ISatc, M untv for adull. 23 cents for ihlldrtn v I'rnuU I.lhhej .t Co., sellers ot ?!.2S boards, at Cth st and N. Y. tre. bw. General Otis Proclaims a visional Government.