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tttl ''&' Number 195 1. WASHINGTON, FRIDAY, AUGUST 25, 1899. Price One Cent. SOLTAN OF JOLO YIELDS American Sovereignty Supreme Over Sulu Islands. THc ArchlpelaR-o Sow Under the American Fins Story of General BnteH' Difficult XcKOtlntlonH With the Itulcr The Spanish Subsidy to Dc Continued Friendly SIoroN. .Manila, Aug. 24. Gen. John C. Bates has Tsturned here from the Sulu Is ands, Thlthar he Trent to treat -with the Sultan for tho.recognition of American sovereign ty and the establishment of American government- Ceneral Bates expressed him self as highly satisfied with the result of his mission, and is convinced that the United States will obtain the full measure of their rights. He says that his negotia tions -with the Moros required the greatest patience, the Moros -wishing to exclude Americans from a portion of the ter.Itory. JCow everything reasonable will he con ceded to the Americans. General Bates considers that the ?10,000 Mexican money Vlrfch he took with him has been judicious-1 ly expended. The agreement, or semi-treaty, which the Sultan and all his dattos signed, not lnoluding Zamboanga, obligates their main tenance of peace and limits the Jurisdic tion of the Sultan to crimes or disorders committed by Moros against Moros. The Sultan collects no revenue. The matter of trade relations was not touched, pending a possible adjustment of the Spanish treaty with England and Germany. The total sum of the salaries of the Sul tan's dattos, which formerly equaled the pay of an American major, has been raised to an amount equaling a colonel's salary. The transport Newport, with troops on "board, has arrived here from San Fran cisco. TBEATY WHH THE SULTAN. OfScinl Report ok Bates' Mission to the Jolo Archipelago. The Sultan of Sulu has submitted. The American flag floats over the Jolo Archipel ago, and all the lloros acknowledge the sovereignty of the United States. These facts were announced yesterday through a cable message from General Otis to the Sec retary of "War. The despatch follows: Manila, August 24. Adjutant General, Wadtington : General Bates returned. Mission successful. Agreement nwde with with Sultan whereby sov ereignty f the United State over entire Jolo ArdDtdaga acknowledged. Its flag to fly oo land end sea. United States to occupy and con trol all points deemed necessary. Introducing firearms prohibited. Saltan to assist in sup pression piracy. Agrees t deliver criminals ac cused f crfine, not committed against Mores. Relations between U. S. troops and all Moros verj friendly. Two other points in archipelago wiH be occupied by V. 5. troops when trade and commerce can be controlled. Moras iestern Min danao friendly; aak permission to drive out insurgents. Reports by maiL OTIS. -...Gen. John C Bates sailed from the Island of "Luzon in July for the Island of Sulu. He experienced great difficulty in bringing the 'Sultan into conference, but on Monday, August 14, the proud ruler relented and gave General Bates an audience. They had Bally meetings from that time on and became good friends. - -Tie condition agreed on between the Sultan and General Bates contains fifteen articles, which are based principally on the Spanleh treaties. The treaty guaran tees non-interference with religious cus toms, American protection, and provides for American sovereignty. The Sultan op posed the articles requiring him to fly the American flag when abroad and giving Americans the right to occupy convenient points for military purposes. A draft of the treaty was submitted to the Sultan, who contended stoutly for the priv ilege of flying his own flag. His objection to the occupation of certain points as mili tary posts disappeared under the explana tion that the Americans would reimburse the owners of the property. General Bates ugroad to the Sultan's wording of the ar ticle on religious liberty, explaining, how ever, that the Americans would punish se verely anyone found guilty of false swear lng. General Bates expected that stubborn opposition would be offered to the article dc cigsed to end slavery by giving slaves the right to buy their freedom. The Sultan, however, merely stipulated that when a clave beaght himself it should be at the market price. The pension paid by the Spanish Govern ment to the Sultan will be continued. It amount to 10,600 pesos, or about $4,600 United States money. The Sultan, accord ing to advices received at the War De partment, expressed a willingness to re linquish this pension or gratuity, but he said he had a von' expensive family, and had trouble to make both ends meet, there fore he reluctantly agreed to accept the pension. The Jolo Archipelago extends south west ward!? from the westwardmost point on the Island of Mindanao to the easternmost point of Borneo and sep arates the Sea of Mindoro on the north from the Celebes Sea on the south. The islands He between about the fourth and eighth degrees of north latiude. and are intersected by the 120th parallel of east longitude. They are about ten degrees south of Manila, and about on the same parallel of longitude. They lie five de gree due north of the Island of Celebes. The principal Islands are Basilan, six de - grees and thirty minutes north latitude, and 122 cast longitude: Sulu, five degrees and fifty minutes north and 121 east, and Taw, five degrees north, and 120 east. 2FEGRO TROOPS TOR OTIS. Colored Volunteers "Wanted for Ser vice In the Philippines. Orders for the enlistment of more vol unteer regiments will be issued soon by the War Department. The quota of SS.OOO enlisted men for the volunteer army au thorized by Congress has been nearly ex hausted, and only four regiments can be obtained from the remainder, less than 5,00ft. At least one of the new volunteer regiments will be composed of negroes. Black soldiers have given such good serv ice that there is now no fear that they will prove to be unsatisfactory, if under of iflcers of the Regular Army. Whether the ilrttary authorities will organize more ithan. two regiments of volunteers cannot tie ascertained, but it was sold at the department yesterday that the question of -ivhotbor it is advisable to enlist more than one negro regiment was under considera tion. Twonty-threc regiments of volunteers have "been organized or are now in progress of organization. Three of these, including one regiment of cavalry, are being formed in the Philippines, from discharged men of the regular and volunteer services. The "Queen of Summer Trips." Boston hy Pea. For particulars and illustrated folder address Tits. Iiept. M. 4: M- T Co.. Baltimore. Md. JH. fc O. $1 to Frederick:, HuKcrg towHf and "Winchester, By special train, leavbyt Washington 7 a. m., August 27, stopping st intermediate nation. He. turning; leave HaKentown and Winchester at 7 s&d Frederick at 7:i5 p. m., sassc day. Army Reorganization act, which provided for the enlistment o 65,000 regulars and 35,000 volunteers, apparently prescribes that three of the volunteer regiments shall be composed of expert marksmen and horsemen, and shall be organized as cav alry, either mounted or dismounted. This provision was inserted on account of the excellent service rendered by Roosevelt's Rough Riders, a regiment composed of men familiar with the horse and the rifle. Should it be decided to enlist to the full volunteer strenath authorized, some of the I new regiments will probably be organized' as cavalry. Two battalions each of the Twenty-fourth and Twenty-fifth Infantry regiments, both composed of negroes, arc now in the Philippines, and during their short period of service there have done excellent work. The ability of the negro to withstand the hardships of a tropical climate is one of the principal reasons why the department has determined to organize at least one regiment composed of men of that race. The colonel and other field officers of this regiment will be taken from the Regular Army, but no information is obtainable as to whether any of the other officers will be negroes. VICTORIES FOR JTRLTNEZ. RcvoIntioiilNtK in Santo Domingo Capture Three Cities. Puerto Plata, Aug. 24. The Jiminez rev olution is growing, although the outbreak in Monte Cristi was suppressed. The cities of San Francisco de Macoris, Lavega, and Moca have been taken by the revolutionist chiefs Ramon Caseres, Horacio Vasqucz, and Jose Brache, who are alleged to have been instrumental in the killing of Presi dent Heureaux. Their war cry is "Vive Jiminez. Down with paper currency." A strong Government co'.umn from Cotui is advancing on the insurgents. The act ing President has telegraphed: "Jiminez has been arrested by the Americans in Havana." Eleven trunks, supposed to have been transferred from the George Croise, a steamer of Santiago, Cuba, engaged on the Cuban coast and in foreign trade, were seized aboard the French bark Runlmede, Captain Post, on Tuesday night. They contained ammunition and Jiminez cor respondence. CAVA1RY OFFICERS PROTEST. The Troopship St. Paul Xot to Their Liking. Seattle, Wash., Aug- 24. Colonel Green leaf, assistant surgeon general, sent to Seattle by General Shafter to examine the transport St. Paul, has pronounced her ca pable of carrying 750 men comfortably. Today the officers of the Third Cavalry protested that the accommodations are not sufficient for the number. The vessel has been in the service of the Government over a year, carrying on one voyage from San Francisco to Manila 860 men,' and has good accommodations for that number. She is one of the best troopships on the Pacific. The action of the Third Cavalry officers is not clearly explained. It may prevent the sailing of the troops from this port as soon as anticipated. The transport Alliance sailed tonight with 500 horses and 120 men. WRECKS OFF HATTERAS. Lieutenant Johuxon CoiiiIrmH Re liurtN of JIuiij- DiHaxtcrx. Norfolk, Va., Aug. 24. Lieutenant John son, of the United States Revenue Cutter Service, who arrived here today, brought Important news from Cape Hatteras of the recent shipwrecks there. Lieutenant Johnson was sent down especially to en quire into the loss of the schooner Aaron Repphard, of Philadelphia, of which Cap tain Wessill and four of the crew were drowned when the schooner went ashore on Hatteras during the recent hurricane. He was upon the scene of the awful disaster some days and confirms the stories brought in here by survivors of the wrecks of the several vessels. He confirmed the report of the foundering of an unknown steamer far off shore at Hatteras and said that the bodies of two of those from this steamer came ashore before he left the coast. A piece of wreckage which came ashore and which Lieutenant Johnson was apparently confident came from a steamer, bore the name Agnes. From this vessel Mr. John son believed came the 25G bales of cotton previously reported as drifting ashore. Lieutenant Johnson sailed on the steamer tonight for Washington, where he will make his official report tomorrow. It is believed that the piece of wreckage bearing the name Agnes, came from the Portuguese bark Agnes, Captain Lobrino, which sailed from New Orleans for Oporto on July 30. She was spoken off the Southern coast dur ing the storm by a British steamer which arrived here on August 20. This steamer reported that the Agnes, when sighted, bad lost her jib-boom. YELLOW FEVER IN MEXICO. Tlie Disease Spreads From Tuxpan to Various Small To-wns. Tampico, Mexico, Aug. 24. The yellow fever epidemic has spread from Tuxpan to a number of small towns along the coast south of here, and the daily number of deaths Is very large. In the town of Tuxpan there is no decrease in the daily number of deaths and new cases. The average number of deaths there dally is about ten. The health authorities at Tam pico have taken steps to prohibit entrance Into the city of people from the infected district. THE LORD CALLED CARELESS. TynRHhoro, Mass., Exercised Over an Oillolal Fire Heport. Tyngsboro, Mass., Aug. 24. For a month past the town has been suffering in the eyes of the godly people because of the re port of a fire made to the State fire mar shal by one of the selectmen. A house was struck by lightning and the selectman wrote it down as due "to the carelessness of Lord and a thunder storm." This re port was accepted and nothing more would have been heard of the matter had not certain newspapers found the original pa pers. Since then a multitude of stories and paragraphs all referring to the town have appeared. To remedy all this it is now proposed to hold a town meeting so that the people may be allowed to vote by the Australian system as to whether the selectman be Instructed to withdraw his official report of the cause of the fire. Hearst Minim; Interests for Sale. Dcadwood. S. D., Aug. 24. The Hearst interest, one-third of the great Home Stake mine of tills city, is to be sold in London next month. The details of the deal are all made. The mine is valued at about $9,000, 000, and Is capitalized at 112,500,000. It has paid dividends of $7,723,000, and Is under stood to have ground opened to insure dlv- idends of ?6oT000 monthly for tho next twenty years. The Hearsts get about $3,500,000 for a third interest in Home Stake alone, and it is supposed that the interest in Deadwood Terra and Highland will go also. $5.00 R. fc O. SeiiKhure Excursion To Atlantic City. Sea Ulc City, Cape May, and Ocean City, N. J., beginning August 4. Tickets good Friday and Saturday, and for return until the following Tuesday. $3.B0 Special Grand ExcurnIon. S3. CO To Ft. Monroe. Norfolk, Virginia Beach, and Ocean View, via Norfolk and Washington steam ers, Saturda, 6:39 p. in. Tickets to Ft. Monroe and Norfolk, good to return Sunday night, $3.60. GALDEEON'S BLOODY TALE Claims Twenty Innocent jtfen Were Shot as Bandits in Cuba. DeclnrcH He "Was Removed. From a JmlK-eHliiii by Aiuerleau Milltnry Authortty for Attempting to In vestigate the Crime Press Censor whip Employed to Withhold Faets. Tampa, Fla., Aug. 24. Passengers on the Plant Liner Olivette, arriving tonight from Havana, report the particulars of a bloody affair occurring at Gibara, the news of which was censored by the Government authorities. Juan A. Calderon, formerly a Judge at Gibara, but recently removed from his post by the military authorities, brought to Havana a report of the killing by the Tenth Cavalry of twenty men sus pected of being bandits. 'Calderon states that he was removed from his post because he attempted to begin an investigation of this wholesale killing. He says that for some time Ernest Rus sell, captain in the rural guards, and Lieu tenant Venegas, at the head of a detach ment of the Tenth Cavalry, has been un lawfully arresting many persons who are Avell known in Gibara to be of good char acter, on charges of a flimsy character. A few days ago the soldiers, according to Calderon's story, shot twenty of these sus pects in cold blood, giving as the only reason that they were afraid the prisoners were contemplating an attempt to escape. Calderon gives a list of the men killed, who were all reputable citizens of that section. Captain Russell, Lieutenant Ven egas, and the other vmembers of the party who killed the twenty prisoners are still at their posts, and in the employ of the Government. Calderon also says that be cause they attempted to investigate the crimes the Judges of Holguin, Gibara, Mayari, and Puerto Padre have been sus pended by the American authorities, and that, on the matter being carried to Gen eral Wood, he sustained the action of the authorities -la suspending the different judges. The story told by Calderon has caused much comment in Havana, and an investigation will be made at once. The passengers on the Olivette state that press despatches relating to the matter were stepped by the authorities, and that the general Impression is that the killing did occur as told. Another report which reached Havana from the scene was to the effect that the twenty suspects were lined up and shot by a detachment of cavalry without the pre liminary of a trial. The victims, accord ing to this latter story, were' arrested'"on suspicion of belonging to a gang of ban dits which has been committing depreda tions about Gibara. One of the passengers brings a copy of the "Heraldb" Which con tains the following editorial commenting on the Calderon story: If human lives have been sacrificed In the Island of Cuba under the cloak of the authority of the military division of Cuba without a pre vious trial by jury, it is time that the supreme authority of the United States should institute an investigation, and if found that such is the case and that the constitutional rights of Ameri can citizens and the people having the protec tion of the American flap have been violated it is time that a halt should be called and the officers who have ordered the summary actions, alleged by Judge Calderon, should be "held accountable before the American people for the results that will unquestionably accrue as a consequence. STRIKERS WZLIi RUN HEBDICS. Vehicles From "Washington Appear on Cleveland Streets. Cleveland, O., Aug. 24. By, Saturday morning the strikers will have forty her dics in operation on the Cleveland streets. The majority of the new vehicles wi.l be operated on Euclid and Cedar Avenues. Twenty of the herdics arrived today. The others are due tomorrow. The herdics very much resemble the old style omnibus. They were formerly operated in Washing ton, from which city they were brojght here. The strikers will operate the ve hicles, and it is anticipated that the strike will last well into autumn. AMERICAN CAPITAL IN JAPAN". J. I'lerpont Morjran luoans the ICohe AVuter AVurkx 3,000,000 Yen. Tacoma, Wash., Aug. 24. The Japanese newspapers announce the first introduction of foreign capital without official interven tion. The amount Is said to be 1,000,000 yen with Interest at C per cent. The bonds sold at 92. They run for thirty-six years, but redemption is allowed after ten years. The money was raised for the Kobe water works. That municipality de3ired to bor row 2,000,000 yen, but the American Trad ing Company would guarantee only one million, half of which was due August 15 and the remainder by December 15. J. Pierpont Morgan, of New York, it is stated in Japan, made the loan. Efforts are be ing made to interest him in other enter prises. STRIKERS OUTWIT A DEPUTY. Miin-rs Hide in the Earth to Escape Injunction 1'uners. Altoona, Pa., Aug. 24. Superintendent Thomas Maher, of the Burrel Coal Mines, near Blalrsvllle, where a strike has been in progress for months, was granted an injunction by Judge White restraining the strikers from congregating at the mines for the purpose of intimidating non-union employes. The writs were given to a depu ty for service. When the officer reached the mines and began to read his papers the men quietly retired under the earth. The deputy followed until the darkness com pelled him to give up the search. Meantime the miners had emerged by an other opening, and when the deputy reachen day light he found his men there before him. This operation was repeated until the deputy gave up in disgust, boarding a train for home. The strikers are still in possession of the mines. They say they will pay no attention to the injunction. They guard the entrances night and day, their meals being brought to them surreptitious ly by their wives and children. Hallway Telegraphers' Troubles. Boston, Mass., Aug. 24 An agreement has been reached by the chief of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and the officials of the New York, New Haven and Hudson River Railroad Company, whereby the demands of the firemen will bo tabled until the meeting of the com pany's directors on September 11. II. Wulter Webb Very III. Plattsburg, N. Y., Aug. 24. The report 1 reached here tonight that H. Walter Wcbb( Vice President of the New York Central Railroad, is seriously 111 at H. McK. i Twombley's camp on upper St. Regis Lake, of a complication of diseases, and that the gravest fears are entertained for his re covery. Norfolk and "Wushlnsrton Stonjuljout Comiittny, Delightful summer trips daily to Old "Point Comfort, Newport News, Norfolk, Virginia Uearh, and Ocean View. For tchedulc ste advertisement page 7. Flynn'N HuhiiicKa C'lcffe, 8th anil K. lliisfneis, shorthand, typewriting S23 a year. $4.00 ScitHhore Excursion vln II. fc O. To Atlantic City by special train, leaving Wash ington 2:00 p. in., Saturday, August 26. HAinf ARRESTS AT DAHIEN. Xejyroes in Had Temper mid Trouble Momentarily Expected. Brunswick, Ga., Aug. 24. -Warrants were issued this morning for sixty of the ring leaders of the Darien negro rioters,' and up to this hour thirty-five have been ar rested and placed in-jail. The jail Is sur rounded by the military from "Savannah, and the streets of Darien aro being- pa trolled by militia. The situation is more serious at Darien now than it was yesterday. The whole sale arrests have caused ' the negroes to grow sullen and trouble Is momentarily expected. Colonel Lawton, of the Savan nah militia, was ordered by Governor Candler today to proceed to Darien and take charge of the military forces. He arrived tonight and is in consultation with the officials of Darien as to the'best course to pursue. TWO MURDERERS AT BaY. Slayer of Ilallrond Drnkeiucn "Won nd Seven of Their Pursuers. Grinnell, Iowa, Aug. 24. Five hundred men aro under arms- ten miles south of here In the timber of the Iowa River Val ley surrounding two murderers, unknown tramps, who killed two brakemen at Mar shalltown Saturday night. The murderers appear to have an unlimited supply of cartridges and each has three large re volvers. Over 100 shots were fired by the murderers and over 1Q0 by the posse last night and during the day. Joe Brogan, Ike Haney, and George Metcalf, of Grin nell, were injured by the bullets of the outlaws, and a trail of blood in the tim ber shows that at least one of the mur derers is hard hit. A cordon of officers twenty feet apart surrouh'd the dense tim ber where the men are hid and a steady stream of bullets is poured into the under brush, the murderers occasionally reply ing. The men will be lynched if they sur render, as they have already shot seven of their pursuers since the chase began. The murders were committed because the men were refused rides. It is believed that the fugitives are badly -wanted out laws from some other section or they would not make such a desperate fight. POUGHT OVER A GIRL. An Indian Territory Literary Enter tainment Turned Into u Riot. Perry, O. T., Aug. 24. Rivalry over a girl precipitated a bloody - fight, which took on the proportions of a rioit, at Lone Grove schoolhouse. five mil'ea from hero, last night. Callie Armstrong .-accompanied Miss Flora Jones to a literary recital held In the schoolhouse. The building wa3 packed with friends of the young pcopla taking part in the exercises. Joe Baxter, who had been paying his attentions to Mls3 Jones, attempted to supplant young Arm strong. This precipitated a quarrel be tween them, which spread until it em braced all the friends of the principals, as well as the entire Jones- family connection. In the fight that followed Baxter was shot through the head, Armstrong was clubbed into insensibility, and Aaron Jones, father of the Innocen cause of trouble, was stabbed in a dozen placesand will die. The judges of the elocutionary ' contest held their decision until a more suspicious mo ment. A LYNCHING TEARED. People of a Georgia Town Aroused hy Recent Crimes. Augusta, Ga., Aug. 24. The entire com munity around Hephzibah, eighteen miles from Augusta, gathered in 'mass meeting tonight and interesting developments are looked for. A gang of toughs have been terrorizing the community for some time, plundering and burning. Messrs. Fryer and Allen D. Murphy started a crusade against the gang, and Murphy received a signed letter saying he would be killed. On the same night his store was robbed. As a consequence three negroes, Will and Francis McGahee and Lewis Herdwick and a white man. David Phillips, 'were arrest ed and they confessed.. This morning the store of Fryer & Murphy was set on fire by incendiaries and .burned. Tonight's meeting decided to obtain positive proof before acting. Anticipating the action of the crowd and knowing that the four prisoners had confessed the authorities brought the latter for safe keeping to Augusta, where they are (now lodged. DUEL WITH CORN KNIVES. Farmers Slash Each Other to Death in n. Cyclone Cuve.4 Guthrie, 0. T., Aug. 24. Harrison Ham ilton and Ira Cooper, wealthy ranch owners of "D" county, fought a duel to the death yesterday in a cyclone cave near their ranches, the weapons used, being corn knives. There were no witnesses to the fight and when the bodies were found they were slashed and cut lfl many places, while the cave bad the appearance of a butcher's shambles. KILLED BY A DOMESTIC. Murders Her Former Mistress "With a Dirk ICnlfe. Parkersburg, W. Va., Aug. 24. Belle Collins, a middle-aged woman, who for several years had been in the employ of .1 family named Daniels at Thacker, was dis missed last week and left for Kentucky. On Tuesday night she appeared at the back door of the Daniels home and finding Mrs. Daniels alone walked into the room and plunged a dirk Into her former mistress' body. Death was almost instantaneous. After committing the murder the Collins woman crossed the Tug River into Ken tucky and has not yet been caught- ChnrKcd AVith KlIHnK .a Child. Philadelphia, Pa., Aug. 2f The police have captured a man whom they have lea son to believe killed little John Ring. He is Robert Schnleder, age'd twenty-one years, and lives about a mile away from where the murder was committed. Schnled er is a butcher and drives a wagon from which he sells meats. He was seen in the vicinity of the patch of .-woods where the child was found. He protests that he is innocent, but the police, have a man In charge of the Schnleder premises and to morrow a search will be made of the stable and also a careful search ot tho woods" in vicinity of the outrage. Schnleder was locked up. ICIIIed hy an Editor. Dallas, Tex., Aug. 24.-rJ. B. O'Brien, ed itor of a Democratic newspaper, shot and killed Dr. J. B. Harris, Chairman of the McKennan county Populist executive com mittee, at Bruceville last night. The men I quarreled over articles printed in O'Brien'3 paper. O'Brien has bcm placed in jail in Waco. js -' $5 To the- Seashore nm: te- 3 . tnrn vln Penn.syl.vnnlit Railroad. Atlantic City, Cape, May, Sea kle City, and Ocean City. Tickets on sale for all. trains Fri- iajs and Saturdays, good to return .until follow ing Tuesday. Atlantic City tickets good ia Delaware bridge, avoiding- transfer through Phil adelphia. JjUI.OO Atlantic City and Return vln n. a o. Saturday, Auwtt 2(5. Leaving Washington, 2 .. ... n.wt..I.... ...... I. ...... T .91 r .i llnftlrftfnl. Jl. III., llllllll Bk'UEIIUrt: I ," J' VlilMllln, l leave Atlantic City 7:00 p. m., Sunday, 27th. OBEDIENT TO BOSS QUAY The Keystone State Republican Con vention Bent to -His Will. Feeble Opposition to His Slate of Candidates Governor Stone's Ac tion In Appointing the AVily Man to Succeed Himself In the United States Senate StroiiKly Endorsed. Harrisburg, Pa., Aug. 24. Senator Quay was so well satisfied that his friends were in control of the Republican State Con vention today that ho did not care to go to the convention hall, but was induced by Attorney General Elkin and others to show himself to the delegates, who might have felt piqued had he remained away. He came into the hall after most of the dele gates and onlookers had taken their seats and sat with the delegation from Beaver county. His appearance on the floor of the convention was the signal for a hearty demonstration that must have been very gratifying to the old fighter. He remained to hear the speech of his junior colleague, United States Senator Penrose, and then quietly retired. Later he left with his son. Major Quay, for Canada, where he will spend a week fishing. It was a great day for Quay. After the tremendous fight against his re-election in the Legislature last winter it was some thing in the nature of a personal triumph to have such an enthusiastic endorsement as was given him today. The Quay ticket went through without change. J. Hay Brown, of Lancaster, a distinguished law yer, is the nominee for justice of the Su preme Court; Josiah R. Adams, of Phila delphia, for the Superior Court, and James E. Barnett, of Washington, lieutenant colonel of the Tenth Pennsylvania, for State Treasurer, Other persons were named, but at no time was this trio in danger. The only discordant note of the conven tion was the protest of Senator William Flinn, the leader of the Insurgents, against the resolution endorsing Governor Stone's J appointment' ot senator Quay to succeed himself. He said he was in hearty sym oathy with the greater portion of the platform, but could not sit quiet and al low this- endorsement to go unchallenged. "If this custom of allowing Governors to appoint members of the United State3 Sen ate, where the Legislatures have failed to elect, should become the law of the coun try," shouted Flinn, "it would be abso lutely impossible for the people to change their representatives In that body. Almost 40 per 'cent of" the "Republicans and a ma jority of all the Representatives and Sena tors in the present Legislature are In favor of making a change in their representative in the United States Senate, but, for well known reasons, they have been unable to agree upon a proper man to elect to that position." Proceeding along this line, he defended the course of-the insurgents in the Legis lature, and, while admitting that It was drastic, declared it was the only way they could represent the sentiment of their con stituents. Despite the protest on a call of the roll, the platform 'was adopted by an overwhelming vote. There 13 considerable camment on the fatt that the insurgents placed themselves in apparent antagonism to President 'McKInley by voting against tho platform in its entirety, instead of de manding a division of the question. Senator Penrose's speech was the chief address of the day. Ho emphasized tho importance of sending a stalwart delega tion to the next national convention for McKInley. Senator Penrose was introduced to the convention by Attorney General El kin as "the junior United States Senator of Pennsylvania," thUB significantly ex pressing the belief of his friends that Colo nel Quay is the "senior Senator" in fact. The platform of the convention, among other things, says: Vi'e congratulate tlie country on the successful termiration of the war with Spain, and recognize the wisdom of the policy President McKinley has inaugurated in the management of affairs in Cuba, and I'orto Itico, and promise him our faithful support in the prosecution of the war in the Philippines in order that the supremacy of tlie flag planted there by the valor of our army and navy may be maintained. To give continued employment to the industry, ingenuity, and skill of tlie American mechanic and laborer, e must find new markets abroad for our surplus products. The commercial con trol of additional territory will afford new markets, which will necessarily increase our com merce and develop our manufacturing interests. We have ceased to be content witli supply ing pro ducts for home consumption alone. We must keep pace with other nations in seeking new fields for our commerce, and to this end we support the policy of industrial, commercial, and nalioiul expansion. AVc favor, for our national defence and the protection of closer commercial relations between tlie secticna of our vast territory now an impera tive necessity, the immediate commencement and early completion of a great canal that will give communication between, the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, as well as its protection against foreign control. We favor the building up of our merchant ma rine upon the lines laid out by the bills reported favorably to tlie Senate and House, second s.e ion. Fifty-fifth Congress, so that we may hae a re serve defence in case of war, and that two hun dred million dollars of freightage, now paid to foreign ships, may remain to tlie American ship builder, the American bhip owmr, the American seaman, and the American mechanic. The Republican party owes a debt of gratitude to her senior United States Senator, Matt lieu Stanley Quay, who for more than a quarter of a century lias stood in the "forefront of the battle for Republican supremacy. Our State is entitled to full representation in the United State3 Sjnat?, and we endorse the action of the Oovtroor in mak ing his appointment to fill a vacancy caused by the failure of the last Legislature to elect. The platform continuos with an endorse ment of the administration of Governor Stone, especially in regard to his reduc tion of State expenditures. HANNA'S FACTION MAY YIELD. Unlikely That the 3IeICIssonIIol eoiuh Ticket AVII1 He Opposed. Cleveland, 0., Aug. 24. It is unlikely that the Hanna people will put an inde pendent ticket In the field in opposition to the ticket presented by the McKisson-Hol-comb committee, which was recognized as the official committee of the Republican party by the county board of deputy State supervisors. Thirty-eight candidates held a meeting Wednesday and adopted strong resolutions requesting the Hanna commit tee to step aside and not attempt to put forth an independent ticket. From indica tions the Hanna committee will not have many candidates to present, as most of the aspirants for office are to be en the regu lar Republican ticket. The Hanna people have already called a convention for August 28, at which to nominate their can didates, but is very likely the action will be reconsidered. Govcrnor'n Tanncr' IIIiich.h. Springfield, III., Aug. 24. Governor Tanner was reported to be slightly better tonight. This doe3 not encourage his friends to believe that he will speedily recover, for there Is no doubt that the Governor is still a very sick man, and there is no prospect that ho will be able to be out for some time to come. It is now said that his refusal to declare him self a candidate for re-election is due to the fact that he realizes that he will take great risks if he should shoulder the arduous labors Incidental to a political campaign. Electric Funs In II. & O. Cars. For the comfort of passengers, electric f.t!?s are started at 10 p. m. in sleepers of train leaving Washington for New York, at 11:50 p. m. SHOULD BOW TO THE VERDICT. IiOtihct's Advice Concerning the Dreyfus Court-JIurtliil. Paris, Aug. 24. President Loubet made an address today to the district council of Ramboulllet, In the course of which he said that the whole country should bow to the verdict of the Dreyfus court-martial. Ths judges, he declared, could be relied upon for absolute impartiality. He was pro foundly convinced that the troubles of the country were nearing an end. The gravity of street disorders and the measures taken to prevent them must not be exaggerated. The Government had proved that it was firmly resolved to defend the Republic. BRITISH PBESTIGE MENACED. Enoriuoii Con.iignmentK of Wnr Snp IiIIch Golnj? to Illuenifoutein. London, Aug. 25 The Cape Town corre spondent of the "Daily Mail" says: "De spite the virtual blockade ot war material in Delagoa Bay, the Cape Government is sending enormous consignments of muni tions of war to Bloemfontein. During the present month over 2,000,000 cartridges have been sect, and 500 rifles were des patched last night from Port Elizabeth to Bloemfontein. In addition to this, the Cape Ministry, -while absolutely declining to arm the volunteers of the Colony, con tinues to afford other facilities to the Orange. Free State to arm its burghers just across the water, freely granting the use of the Colonial railways for the dis tribution of cartridges from the Bloem fontein arsenal to the border towns. The patience of the people Is becoming ex hausted and unless the Imperial Govern ment acts quickly and decisively the gravest damage may ensue to British pres tige." Cape Town, Aug. 24. The Delagoa Bay Incident, coupled with the recent transit of affarge amount of ammunition, has di rected" the attention of the British officials to the immense accumulation of munitions of war in the South African Republics, especially in the Transvaal. The Uitland ers being debarred from carrying arms, the supply of weapons, as shown in the Lou rneo Marques (Delagoa Bay) returns for three years, is greatly in excess of the burghers' requirements, and consequently there Is a growing feeling among the Brit ish community In South Africa that no set tlement of the existing crisis will ensure lasting peace unless it includes a provision for the reduction of armaments. Tho "Barton News" claims to have in formation regarding tha-intention of Francer and Germany to Interfere, with, a view of participating in the proposed enquiry, and that "the Transvaal Government entertained their demands regarding the dynamite con tracts, hoping to-make it an international question. The Transvaal Government. It Is. asserted by the "Barton Nsws," desires aa opportunity to climb down without offend ing the amour propre of the burgners, but if no opportunity is afforded, then war will not be shirked. Pretoria, Ang. 24. The Volksraad has de cided that the dynamite monopoly shall not be canceled. Gibraltar, Aug. 24. The Manchester Regiment, numbering 1,000 men, has sailed for Cape Town. Southampton, England, Aug. 24. The British steamer Arundel Castle sailed from this port today with thirty officers and 770 men of various regiments bound for Cape Town. V RAPID SPBEAD OlIJTEE -PLAGUE. Make Its Appearance In China and KiiMNln Oporto Shttnucd. Oporto. Aug. 21. Tho ofllcial report o: plague victims shows three new cases and two deaths yesterday. The steamers bound to and from Brazilian ports do not touch hero now, and the mails are for warded by way of England. Thus far none of the doctors or nurses attending the sick have been infected. There is a po3 cihiiitv of disturbances owing to the out cry from merchants and the popujargdi- nation against iuc iiujij if -- has been established to prevent thelsprcad of the disease. The Government lalmaklig efforts to induce foreign countrieptb relax their quarantines against v.sssls anl trav elers for Portugal. It is stated that two cases of the plague have appearedjun Lis bon, but this is officially denied. fpEi, Morocco, Aug. 24. The Sultan oflMbroc nn hnc nntifipd the cowers that helisj&de- stroying the native boats on the Riff- coast and 'placing there a gunboat to protect foreign shipping. Shanghai, Aug. 24. The plague has made its appearance at Nieuchwang. It is not serious at present, but there are grave fears that the disease will spread to Tien tsin and other cities in north China. London, Aug. 24. Reports from Vienna reiterate the statement that the Siberian plague has made its appearance in .Russia. Prince Oldenburg, it is said, has gone to Astrakhan to superintend the measures to prevent the spread of the contagion. The press censorship of messages reporting the progress of the disease is extremely severe and this increases the vague feeling of alarm. Liverpool, Aug. 24. Owing to the plague in Portugal, the Liverpool liners will not call at Madeira. New York, Aug. 24. Oelrichs & Co., agents of the North German Lloyd Steam ship Company, have received from their agent at Naples the following cable: Press despatches false. Although we know of no plague at Naples wc have nude careful cn ouirv and eive vou full authority to contradict the report. The American Consul and medical inspector at Naples liave cabled same answer to enquiries received. AN EXODUS OP PINKS. ltusslun Policy Ilrlvlnjr Thousand From Their Native Soil. Loridon, Aug. 25. The St. Petersburg correspondent of tho "Times" says that 8,000 Finns have left Finland since Feb ruary. The Finnish workingmen's asso ciation has decided to send agents to choose lands In Australia for emigrants. Similar agents aro already in America. The peculiar methods of Russia's inter nal policy Is gradually but surely driving out her most Industrious and hardiest sons. A Universal Exhibition at Rome. Rome, Aug. 24. It has been decided to hold a universal exhibition in this city in 1910. At the time a colossal monument to King Victor Emanuel will be erected. An Ajced Xovelint to Weil. Vienna, Aug. 24. It i3 stated that Mau rus Jokai, the Hungarian novelist, who is seventy-four years old. is atout to marry the Hungarian actress Arabella Nagy, who is only eighteen. 9U.no to Iiiiray Caverns via B. & O. Special train leaving Washington 7 a. m., Sun day, August 27. Stopping at Takoma Patk, Itockville, Washington Grove, and Gaithersburjr. Iteturning, leave Luray 5:30 p. m. Hate, 2.50, including admission to caves. $t.-5 to Ilaltimore and Return via B. & O. Satnrday and Sunday, August 20 and 27, good for return until following Monday. Tickets good on all trains except Royal Limited. Mountain Chnutnufiua Via 1J. it O. Mountain hake Park. Md., 2,800 feet above pea level. Tickets August 1 to 80, good to re- 1 turn until 31, $0.10 for the round trip. 1RC1 DRIVEN TO BAY He Meets With Silenca Many Ques tions Put to Him by Labori. Ills Evasive Method Upheld ly the Court Gonxe aud RokcI Rank to the ABNlstunce of the WttHCSi When He Ih Cornered VafalrneiH and IrreKulartty the Iroceed IngrH Astound American and Ehk HhIi Spectators The Principles of 3uRtice Shamefully Derled Efforts to Obtain Truths Calculated to Help Dreyfu.n Persistently Ig-aorcd. Rennes, xug. 24. The feature of to day's session was the long-expected cross examination of General Mercier by Malt re Labori. It served enly to demonstrate anew the audacious policy ot the powerful ccterle who arc really on trial before the world, although they are not the technical defendants before this court-martial. M. Labori made a gallant and persistent strug gle to bring out the truth of the conspiracy which sent Dreyfu3 to Devil's Island and hopes to return him thence, but what could any lawyer do to face a witness who takes refuge In silence when hard pressed and whom the court protects, nay, encourages, in his recalcitrancy? It must be confessed that General Mercier bore the ordeal bet ter than was expected, some of his replies telling scarcely anything. Nothing surprises the spectators at this strange trial, but It Is Impossible for Americans and Englishmen in the audience to realize the seriousness of proceedings which permits all the officers ot the gen oral staff who are present to leap to the assistance of a comrade who Is getting cor nered and to all harangue the court at once upon the point at Issue. Thus today Gen erals Gcnse and Roget, Major Lauth, and Captain Cuignet, and othera all ran to the platform and joined in the debate when M. Labori pressed General Mercier Into a corner and he seemed at a loss for an answer, when there wa3 no excuse for silence en the ground of professional secrecy. It Is now perfectly clear that until the end of the trial no limit will be placed upon irrelevant twaddle which by any construction creates a bad Impression against the prisoner, while all attempts to elucidate the grave mysteries of the, case will be successfully resisted. This Is not being done in a. manner so outrageously defiant of all the principles of justice as in the Zola trial, but, none the less, it is being done effectually. No day passes without its outside ex citement. In the midst of dinner tonight a pale, panting Frenchman rushed into the principal hotels, shouting: "A bomb has been exploded at Labori's house!" The 300: newspaper men who were eating their dinners immediately left the tables and started for the scene of the reported out rage. Every cab In Rennes was pressed into service. Those who could not secure a cab ran the two miles to il. Labori's house In the suburbs. The small array "stormed the portals of the residence, and the guards thereabouts made preparations to repel the mob. It was finally explained that the report was a hoax, whereupon tha bedraggled and perspiring reporters re turned to their hotels. It was a terribly hot evening. Twenty additional -witnesses have been summoned for tomorrow. 7M. Labori say3 that the trial will probablyKpntinue until September 15. M. Laborill sue- the anti-Dreyfus papers which assert that his shooting was a fake. He today deposited with the procureur his bullet-pierced and blood-stained coat and waistcoat as evi dence. M. Defreycinet, another former Minister of War, will be examined next week. THE PROCEEDINGS IN DETAIL. Mercier Pursues Hi.s Course of Eva sion ot hnliori' Questions, Rennes, Aug. 24- It yesterday's pro ceedings ot the Dreyfus court-martial were tame today's were quite lively enough to keep up the standard. The Interest be gan with the reading of the deposition of Captain Penot, who quoted Colonel Sand herr as saying that after Dreyfus was ar rested Mathieu Dreyfus and another broth er of the prisoner came to him and offered 150,000 francs to suppress the affair. M- Demange promptly offset this evi dence by reading a note written by Colonel Sandherr himself saying that Mathieu Dreyfus had offered his fortune for the pur pose ot tracing the real traitor. M. Labori called M. Linol from the au dience to testify in regard to the story told yesterday by Debreull and to Dreyfu3 re lations with M. and Mme. Bodson and with a German attache at Bsdson's house. Linol affirmed that he discussed the case with Bodson after Dreyfus wa3 condemned, Bsd son then declaring that Dreyfus was inca pable of treason. Bodson. the witness added, was neither a Jew nor a foreigner. Colonel Maurel, who was president ot the court-martial of 1S34, made an Im pressive witness, speaking slowly and care fully, and his evidence probably told heavily against the prisoner in the minda of the judges. He affirmed that hl3 convls tion and the convictions ot the other mem bers of the court-martial of 1S94 wera firmly established against the prisoner be fore the court retired to deliberate. The secret dossier, he said. In no wise affected their decision. The court-martial, ha said, received a packet from General Mercier. The court looked at a single document contained therein, and this, was of such a nature that they refused to examine the dossier further. An Arbitrary Ilnllng. M. Labori asked who hrought the se cret dossier to the court-martial. Colonel Maurel replied: "Du Paty de Clam." Labori What- was the first piece yoa examined? Colonel Jouaust The witness will not reply. Thus suddenly was raised the same bar rier which at the Zola trial and at all other times has been opposed to the com plete elucidation of the myterlts o the Dreyfus af?alr. M. Labori wasted no time In protesting against the arbitrary decison of the court. Everybody, including the Judges them selves, knew of course that it was the no torious "Canaille de D." document, the falsity of which wa3 known to General Mercier himself when he sent it. M. Labori asked to be allowed to qoa- Georpce 31. Barlcer. 610 X. V. Ave. Box window frames; cheaper than any firm in the city for cash. 1.5 To Baltimore and Re- $15 turn via I'enusylvauiu Hnilroad. Tickets on sale Saturday and Sunday, August 20 and 27, good to return until Monday. August 2S. All trains except Congressional Limited.