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VOL. II?XO. 87.
?NORFOLK, YA., THURSDAY, JAN IT All V 12, 1890-TWELVE PAGrES.
THREE CE^TS PER COPY.
Senator Foraker Makes Some
VEST RESOLUTION ATTACKED
The United States Has Constitu
tional Right to Acquire and Gov?
ern Foreign Territory.
SENATOR HOAR IS THANKFUL
The lliiclieye .Senator Declares Tluil
Wo ? ?iiiil Xut In Justice Iteturii
Ilie rtllll|.|tllll<H to Spul? null Kelr.
nm Hai tlie Only Altcruntlvo, but
Our i>o?,eit<iloii Wim only Tempor?
ary?If tbc Filipinos) Belle??Their
lliipnlneim Inn Kent llu Secnreil by
Nnlf-Go vcranieitt Tlir.v uro to Ite
QI veil mi opportunity to Govern
TbeiitNOlvon- Itcnoltilloti Commit
ting United Mute? to That r?u03 .
(By Telegraph to Vlrgtnlan-rilot.)
Washington, I). C, Jan. 11.?A climax
was reached to-day In the debate on the
question of expansion which is In pro?
gress in the Senate. Heretofore all of
tho speeches, with the notable excep?
tion of that of Mr. Platt, of Connec?
ticut, have been in opposition to what
is presumed to be the policy of the ad?
ministration with respect to the ac?
quisition of the Philippines. To-day
Mr. Foraker, of Ohio, addressed the
Senate In opposition to the declaration
?r the Vest resolution, that the United
States litis no constitutional power to
inquire foreign territory to be main?
tained as colonies. While much of his
speech was devoted to a constitutional
argument In support of the right of this
country ns a nation to acquire anil gov?
ern outlying territory, he gave parti?
cular attention to the utterances that
have been made In contravention of
that position, especially those of Mr.
Vest iiml Mr. Hoar. Mr. Foraker has a
clear, direct and forceful style of ora?
tory which commands attention, not
only by reason of the recognised ability
of the man, but also by his Impetuosity
ami power as a speaker, lie Is at his
best in a running lire of debate, and
the frequency of interruptions to-day
ufforded him ample opportunity to
elucidate Iiis argument to the best ad?
A BROAD PRINCIPLE).
Mr. Foraker laid down the broad pro?
position that to adopt the Vest resolu?
tion was to declare that our fathers had
brought forth a nation that was Inferior
to all nations, regardless of the gene?
rally accepted Idea that one nation was
tin- eq tin I of another and all equally re?
Among the powers of nationality are
the powers to make war and to make
treaties. This is an inherent right of
nationality and tin- Government of the
United Slates has the same power that
all other governments have. In being
true that \yo have the power to make
war ami 10 enter into treaty-agreements
ue logically have the power to acquire
territory by conquest or otherwise, and
to inherit all tho consequences that may
aci rue through war. .Mr. Foraker
quoted Chief Justice Marshall to sus?
tain his position, contending that the
Chief Justice had said the United States
had not only the right to acquire, but
also tlie right to govern territory so
SENATOR BACON INTERRUPTS.
Mr. Bacon called attention to tlie fact
that the territory under consideration
by the Chief Justice was Florida, which
was continuous and having a population
homogeneous with our own. Air. For?
aker said that while this statement as
to tho location of the territory was true
as a matter of fact Justice Marshall
had riot found it necessary to point out
this fad. His utterance had been clear
cut ami without qualification, and it
was evident from this quotation that
the fathers of the American republic
had not meant to create ti nation in?
ferior to other nations in power. Mr.
Foraker also quoted Justice Bradley
in a Utah case, involving the question
of polygamy, in which the Justice sa il:
"It would be absurd to say that a na?
tion has power to acquire territory and
not tlie power to govern it."
Tills was a late decision on the same
lines as that Of Chief Justice Marshall
in the early days of the republic. Such
being the authorities what ground, he
asked, have the supporters of the re?
solution to stand up on.
.Mr. Platt (Connecticut) called atten?
tion to article V of the treaty ot" France
With the United Slates, withdrawn by
Benjamin Franklin, which provided
that If Canada should be obtained by
tlie United States it should be dopend?
en! upon this country.
"Yes," said Mr. Foraker, "and noth?
ing is said about the consent of the
A SH( IT AT TILLMAN.
Mr. Tinnum ?South Carolina) Inquir?
ed of Mr. Foraker whether any of the
stater, could discriminate against a ter
ril ry on account of the color or pre?
vious condition of its Inhabitants.
"That question is not before us now."
replied Mr. Foraker. "When It arises
we shall meet it. I wish some of the
States that do discriminate were out?
side, and we had a trial of the ques?
tion now." (Great Laughter.)
-Mr. Foraker then took up that part
of the argument of Mr. Vest (Missouri)
in support of the resolution. In which
he based his statements upon the Dred
Scott decision. He analyzed the decis?
ion, ehowing that a majority of the
court did not support the position with
reference to tho acquisition and gov?
ernment of territory that Mr. Vest had
saht it did, and that really only one
of the Associated Justices stood square?
ly with Chief Justice Taney In sup?
port of the full force of the decision.
SENATOR HOAR TOUCHED UP.
In beginning .a discussion of the
speech of Mr. Hoar. Mr. Foraker "said:
"I listened, a.> 1 always do listen,
to the speech of the Senator from
Massachusetts. II was a speech of
great ability and power, such as he
always delivers, hut when It Is reduced
It amounts only to this, that the Gov?
ernment of the United States has only
power to acquire territory for consti?
tutional purposes, and as to what those
constitutional purposes are, the Sena?
tor from Massachusetts shall be the
sole and exclusive judjje."
Mr. Foraker's remarks brought Mr.
Hoar out for a further explanation of
his position. Itlsing and Interrupting
the Ohio Senator, he said:
"If we thought it necessary for our
national defense to annex an outlying
territory, and If the people of that ter?
ritory objected to our acquisition of it.
I should consider the subjugation of it
as a great national crime, to be repu?
diated and condemned^ and I should
say the United States would better go
down beneath the waters or the Pacific
in honor rather than disgrace itself by
THE TROUBLE WITH SENATORS.
Mr. Foraker maintained that the
Government or the United states had
ample power to acquire territory by
"The trouble. Mr. President," contin?
ued the Senator. "Is that Senators are
talking about a theory Instead of a
practical condition. What have the
Senators who have discussed these
theories proposed? Nothing. You all
know the precedents of the conditions
wo face. We had made war and its
fortunes had carried us to the Phillp
pincs. When the, end came those Is
lands were in nur possession. What
was to be done? Pour possibilities cx
islcd. We might return the Islands to
Spam, allow some oilier country to seize
or gobble them up. the people pC the
Islands might be left to themselves and
the nnarchy that existed there, or we
ourselves might take possession of
them. The unanimous voice of the
country was opposed to the return of
the islands io the tyrannical govern?
ment of Spain."
"In many of (he State conventions
declarations against such a course were
adopted and one of those was the con?
vention of the Slate or I he Senator
from Massachusetts (Mr. Hoar.)
"I wrote it, myself," announced Mr.
"Then I presume the Senator Is op?
posed to I hat course?" remarked Mr.
Foraker nmld laughter.
NOT TO BE CONSIDERED.
"The return of the islands to Spain,"
resumed Mr. Foraker, "was therefore
not to be considered. Were they then
to be left to themselves? About this
question confronting us I saw re?
peated newspaper statements from
Agulnaldo and his associates among the
insurgents to the effect that all the
countries of Europe would l?e on their
backs before breakfast if the United
States deserted I hem at that juncture.
We could not leave Hie islands to the
mercy of other countries. Such a
course would have been cruel. We wise?
ly decul d against both of thes ! courses.
We decided to take possession ourselves
?for the present, at least, until the
people of those Islands are ready and
capable of self-government."
TEMPORARY POSSESSION ONLY.
The nssertlon of the temporary char?
acter of our possession of the Philip?
pines created a stir in the chamber. Mr.
Foraker reiterated it. We could not
desert the people of the islands, he
said, and subject them to the risks of
disorder, anarchy, misrule anil mob
rule while they might be still unfit for
self-government. But our occupation
was not to he permanent.
"i do not understand that any one
desires anything but tho ultimate In?
dependence of the people of the Phil?
ippines." said he emphatically, "neither
tho President nor any one in this
TlllO RIGHT TO ] I OLD.
"But what about our right if we
chose to hold them permanently, With
no thought of their ultimate independ?
ence?" inquired Mr. Hoar.
"We have an unquestioned right to do
so," replied Mr. Foraker. "I speak par?
ticularly of our legal right."
Mr. Bacon, (Georgia), at this junc?
ture, asked what difference there was
between our relations to Cuba and our
relations to the Philippines, why we
could not deal with tho latter on the
same basis as the former, simply hold
'hem now with tho declared purpose of
Kiving them self-government as soon
"The case of Cuba." replied Mr. Fo?
raker, sreaking with great delibera?
tion, "was a simple one. Involving on?
ly our relations with Spain and Cubans
MORE INFORMATION PROMISED. '
"In the case of tho Philippines there
were other complications which can
no; be spoken of here, but of which
Senators will hear in executive session
which justified the President's course
in the most ample manner and vindi?
cates most completely, everything he
has done. In fact no other course is
safe in view of the object we naturally
s night io all.iin?justice not only to
ourselves, but to the people of those
"What of tip? statement about hull?
ing down the American flag." iutcr
jectcd Mr. Hoar.
"No one desires to retain the Philip?
pines Indefinitely," reiterated Mr. Fo?
raker again. "The President is as
much a lover of liberty, truth and
justice as is the Senator from Massa?
chusetts, and his love of liberty goes
out to the people of the Philippines as
unerringly as his."
FREEDOM Poll FILIPINOS.
"Then we are to understand tho
Btatomi nt that the American (lag I? not
to be hauled down," said Mr. Hoar,
"does not mean that we are to hold
perpetual domain. If the people of the
Philippines beJJevo their h.ippiuewj can
best be secured by Belf-govrnment they
are to be given an opportunity to gov?
"With the determination of the ulti?
mate policy respecting the Philip?
pines." replied Mr. Foraker, "their
feelings will have much to do. No one
so far as I am able to learn is pre?
paring by force and violence to lake
(Continued on Fifth Page.)
THE AMERICAN LINER ST. PAUL
Considerable anxiety was felt concerning the American liner St Paul
night and did not arrive until Tuesday, having encountered rough weather
tied ISO passengers and a crew of 343. During the Hlspano-American war
er under command of Captain Sigsbec, and performed valiant service.
which was due in New York Saturday
on her voyage over. The St. faul car
she was a United States auxiliary cruls
Till! SHIP OVERLOADED
No Food Fit For Sick Soldiers to
i tsn Jcnniirtto JeiiiilngH Toll* ol
What Mio y? Ii in-? toil thoiir.l Scno
ca-llonpltnl Mbtp Returned With
Less Thun Halt Her Capacity.
(By Telegraph to Virginian-Pilot.)
Washington, Jan. 11.?Mr. Tilaen. sec-|
retury and one of the directors of the
Libby, McNeali and Libby, tinned meat
packers of Chicago; Arthur Meeker, 1'.
J. Connor and George .1. Urine, of Ar?
mour it Company, testified before the
War Investigating ConimisKiim to-day.
They described methods of preparing
meat, denied that chemlcails wetv> used,
and said cumplalnts were rarely re?
MISS JENNINGS TALKS.
Jeannette Jennings, a newspaper
woman and tu volunteer worker of the
Red Cross, who was at Santiago on tin:
.supply ship Texas, appeared at the af?
ternoon session and varied the monoto- '
ny of the chemical beef Inquiry by tell?
ing her experience as a nurse aboard
the Seneca, which she described on its
arrival in New York as a hooror
ship." Witness said that contrary to
the testimony of numerous army sur?
geons, the Red Cross did render essen?
tial aid to tlie hospitals at Siboney and
elsewhere in Cuba, and that this aid
had been requested by Dr. LaGardo,
the surgeon in charge of the beach
hospital, and gratefully acknowledged
at the time.
NO FOOD FOR SICK.
Regarding the Seneca, witness was
sent aboard her to care for the sick,
who were returning from Cuba. Her
description of the vessel did not differ
essentially from th'oeo of the corres?
pondents and sick who were aboard
the Seneca on the voyago to New
York. She said that except for a single
case of beef extract the vessel had not
?afaoatd it?a giaglo actlda Cos Um ?so
of the siek|
Witness spoke of tire lack of surgi?
cal instruments aboard, and Dr. Con?
nor, who was conducting the examina?
tion, .asked what need there was for
surgical instruments beyond scissors
and bandages. Witness replied that
one oldler, who had nearly stiff oca ted,
being shot through the lungs, had It
oun es of liquid pumped out of his
thorax as soon as they could get him
into Bcllevue Hospital. Others, she
said, were almost as badly In need of
V i? S S BL O VE RLOADE D.
She said further that in spite of the
fact that the Seneca and other trans?
ports unfitted for the care of sick and
wounded were (loaded to their utmost
for the home voyage, the Relief, which
was fitted to carry S00 sick, came homo
Immediately afterward with only 125
patients aboard her. The next witness
was l)r. W. A. At water, a special agent
of tlie Agricultural Department, who
was called ns tin expert chemist on
the subject of "embalmed beet'." The
gist of Dr. Atwater's testimony, which
occupied some hours, was that he con?
sidered the ordinary canned beef of
e. minerce both corned and roast ox
i ? llcnt food, and about of equal value.
11? also considered refrigerated beef
excellent food, and had never heard of
chemicals other than salt and salt pe
t?r being used in preserving any sort
of meat to be found in the general
GEN. HAWLEY LANDS.
NOMINATED FOR FOURTH TERM
IN IT. S. SENATE.
(By Telegraph to Virginian-Pllot.)
Hartford, Conn., Jan. 11.?General Jo.
seph R. Hawley was this afternoon
nominated by the Republican caucus
of the Connecticut General Assembly
as a candidate t? succeed himself as
the junior U. S. Senator from Con?
necticut, and at a later date he will
be elected by the joint convention of
the State Legislature to serve his
fourth term. The victory which came
to the distinguished soldier and states?
man furnished tho climax to one of
the most bitterly-waged political con?
tests ever fought in the Nutmeg State.
For weeks and months the.iv has been
no cessation of strife for the honor,
which was rendered complicated by
the presence in the Held as General
Hawley's competitors two of the
most prominent Republicans in tlie
State, Samuel Fossenden, of Stamford,
member of the Republican National
Committee, and ex-Governor Morgan
-T-he?final battle took place this af?
ternoon when the Republicans of the
House of Representatives and the State
Senate met In a Joint caucus in the
Representative's hall. The victory Of
General llawley was not secured until
three full hours had been consumed
and nearly all of that time was occu?
pied in balloting.
AMBASSADOR TO ST. JAMES
PRESIDENT NAMES JOSEPH 11.
CHOATE, OF NEW YORK.
(By Telegraph to Virginian-Pilot.)
Washington, January H.~The Pres?
ident to-day sent to the Senate the
nomination of Joseph H. Choate, of
New York, to bo ambassador extraor?
dinary and plenipotentiary to Great
SKETCH. OF THE APPOINTEE.
New York, January 11.?Joseph Hod?
ges Choate was born on January 24,
1833, in Massachusetts, and is the son
of Dr. George Choate. He was grad
| uated in l.sr.2 from Harvard College, and
two years later from Harvard Law
I School. After a year's study in a Bos?
ton office ho was admitted in ls.'.? to
I the bar. In the same year he entered
j the office of Bcudder and Carter, iu this
city, but soon left and entered the bf
tiee of Butler, Evans and Bouthmnyd.
i He afterwards formed a partnership
with William II. Harnes, but In 1S59
became a member of the firm of Evarts,
Bouthmyd and Choate. For the last
ten years Mr. Choate has been general?
ly acsknow lodged to be the leader of
the New York bar and has appeared in
hundreds of celebrated cases, where his
fluency and wit, and his searching cross
examinations brought him considerable
Mr. Choate's political career practi?
cally began in 1856 when he took the
stump for Fremont. Since then he has
been known as an ardent Republican,
though lie lias never held office. At
times he has not been in touch with
the party organization. Mr. Choate
Was president of the State Constitution?
al Convention of 1S91. From 1S73 to
1ST7 lie was pronidont of Iii? Union I?<m?
guo Club of New Y'ork city, of which
organization lie has always been an
active and Influential member. The
present name of the law firm of which
Mr. Choate la a member Is Evarts,
Choate and Beaman.
LICENSE IN ALASKA.
ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS PER
YEAR TO SELL LIQUOR.
(Hy Telegraph to VIrglnian-Pilot.)
Washington, D. C., Jan. 1L- -The
House to-day completed and passed
the bill for the codification of the crim?
inal law of Alaska upon which it has
been working intermittently for a week.
An amendment was adopted providing
a high license system in the territory,
with a species of local option. Liquor
dealers by its provisions are to pay a
license of 31,000 per year, and the con?
sent of a majority of the white citi?
zens residing within two miles of a li?
quor dealer's establishment must l?e
obtained before a license can issue. An
attempt to recommit the bill for the
purpose of securing the adoption of n
provision, Including convicted felons
from service on juries was defeated.
The Speaker laid before the House to?
day the resignation of Mr. Pitney, Re?
publican, of New Jersey, who retired
from the House in order to enter the
State Senate of New Jersey to a seat
to which he was elected last f ill.
At 4 p. m., the House adjourned.
Death mi I he Hull.
(By Telegraph to Virginian-Pilot.)
Fittsburg. P.a.. Jan. 11.?Four persons
wore run down and instantly killed by
express train No. 13 near Larimer sta?
tion on the Pennsylvania railroad 25
miles east of Pittsburg. The dead:
The train dashed into the group of
unfortunates at full speed, and the bo?
dies were terribly mangled.On account
of a freight wreck near Larimer, it was
necessary to switch tho westbound pas?
senger trains t.?- th'> oastbound track.
The express was running at full speed,
and the engineer blew the whistle, but
the alarm was unheard, as the victims
evidently thought that the train would
run on the westbound track as usual.
They were a'A residents of Larimer.
Gravo Charges of Coalition Against
< iiaiu'd Hint llrmocrntn mill H?ny
m. ii iinvo in i n in Conference
?tu111 itItopiibllenim Vor Anybody
to DlTt'lIt tho Kohn.
(By Telegraph to Vlrginlan-PHot.)
Harrisburg, Pa.. Jan. 11.?The selec?
tion oC a successor to Matthew Stanley
Quay in tlie United States Senate has
created almost as much contention
among the Democrats in the Lcgisla
ture as It has in the Republican ranks.
With tlie Democracy the question is
whether George A. Jenks, of Drookvllle,
or Clmuncey F. Black, of York, shall
he tho nominee of to-morrow'a caucus
in the Supreme Court chamber. With
the Republicans, it is field against
Senator Quay, with neither faction cer?
tain as to tho outcome. The Republi?
cans have it majority of VI on Joint
ballet, and tic only way the Democrats
hope to win is by a split among the
Senator Qunj has a majority of votes
to start with .11 his own party, but so
long as the antl-Quny legislators stand
together he cannot bo re-elected. While
the Democrats ore divided on the selec?
tion of a candidate to lie voted for
against Quay, they agree that the Sen?
ator will not poll any Democratic
votes. The Senate and House will vote
separately next Tuesday, and jointly
the following day. Many of the legisla?
tors are predicting thai there will bo a
deadlock and that'a Senator will not
be elected until after tlie trial of the
Quay-Haywood conspiracy cases in the
AN INTERESTING PHASE,
A new and interesting phase is placed
011 tlie election of a. Senator by the
gi ii' ral agreement among the. leaders
that the man ret eiving a majority of
the votes cast in the Joint session ot
the Legislature will be the next Sona
-tur. On joint ballot there are 254 votes.
A majority of these would be 128, there?
fore only t>5 votes are necessary to a
choice, assuming that only 128 or a bare
majority are present. Of the 101? Repub?
licans who voted in the caucus last
week PS named Senator Quay as their
choice. At that time it was agreed that
the action of the caucus was binding
upon all of those present, and that
( Senator Quay still lacked 10 of the 128
necessary to elect. Under the condition
I ns it really exists, if a number of
members are absent from sickness or
Other causes when the joint ballot is
cast. It Is possible that a much smaller
number titan 128 will decide the Sena?
A SECRET CONFERENCE,
it is stntoii that ??? secret conference
bus been held between the leaders of
1 the Quay f iction and certain Demo
I cratlc lortdtvs with a view to preventing
fusion on the Senatorshlp between the
Democrats and tlie anti-Quay Republi?
cans; The Democrats who took part in
the conference, will, it is stated, en?
deavor to hold the siii. mocratlc mem?
bers of the Legislatur.- in line for a
strnlghtout Democrat, thus defeating
the selection of an anti-Quay Republi?
Senator Quay reached Harrlshurg at
inldtiight from Washington to take
personal direction of his campaign.
Senator Penrose came with him and
during their stay they will be guests
tu tho residence of County Chairman
.Iiiik'm* ??nilii,-11 Itiitviifalt,
(By Telegraph to Vtrginlan-Pllqt.l
Raleigh, N. C, January 11.?A spe
? :.ii ti> the Xews and Observer from
Gulf, N. ('., says:
Mr/. Nancy Welch, a most excellent
white widow lady and mother of five
ohlldren, residing ab tut three miles
from Harper's <.'ros< Roads, In Chat?
ham county, was murdered about 5
o'clock yesterday afterni on by Henry
Jones, d black negro. Jones was a des?
perate character, about 35 years old.
Mrs. Welch had bei visiting at her
son-in-law, Mr. Jones, and as she did
not return home at night, search was
made and her body found about fifty
y.:tYis from the public r ?.iil at !) o'clock,
with her throat cut. Tho alarm was
given, search made and the negro
found at his home, near Richmond, this
morning about :t o'clock. He confessed
his guilt, and was carried back to the
scene of tho murder and hanged by an
unknown party of about fifty, where
he was found this morning.
BAD NEWS FROM
General Rios, Who Abandon?
ed Iloilo, Full of It.
Produce* Immemo Entbnalnam
AmoiiK tlio Rebel*, IVbo are Ucter
uiluea to Figbt American* Before
lleliiforconiont Arrive ? Xotblns;
Hoard nt Washington 1'rsm C9*a?
t;t ? j : ]
(By Telegraph to Virginian-Pilot)
Madrid. Jan. 11.?General Rios, the
Spanish Commander, cables from Ma?
nila reiterating tho assertion that the
situation of affairs in, tho Philippine
Islands is most grave. The rebels, It
appears, are concentrating lb the neigh?
borhood of Manila with tho Intention
of attacking that place. Great prepa?
rations aro being made for the defence
of the city. Tho Spanish General also
asserts that tho natives of the Vls
sayas have again refused to permit th?
Americans to land, threatening to rc?
sist by force if an attempt les made to
do so. Tho Americans, therefore, ac?
cording to General It tos,?have aban
doncd the idea, of disembarking, and
ho confirms a previous statement tu
tho effect that they aro unwilling to
bombard Iloilo "be/cause the European
houses are stocked with petroleum
with the view of being cset alight by
the American shells."
DETERMINED TO FIGHT.
General Klo? also alleges that tha
rebels aro determined to tight tho
Americans before reinforcements arrlva
from the United States.
In conclusion Oeneral Rios says
Aguinaldo's proclamation hns "pro?
duced immense enthusiasm among tho
NO NEWS IN "WASHINGTON.
Washington, Jan. 11.?It is said at
tho War Department to-day that abso?
lutely nothing has been heard over
night from General Otis, at Manila,
touching tho'state of affairs there.
When inquiry was made relative to' a
report that there hail been a meeting
yesterday near Manila, of a commission
selected Jointly by General Otla and
Agulna'ldo, It was pointed out that un?
der the largo discretionary authority;
conferred upon him by the Department,
and In conformity with the President's
expressed instructions to exhaust all
peaceful means of ndjustlng tho diffi?
culty with the Insurgents, General Otis
had full authority to adopt such a
course without asking express permis?
sion from the Department. Hla courso
Is thoroughly approved by tho Presi?
dent up to this point.
QUESTION OF RECOGNITION.
A rather Interesting question is raised
by tho meeting of this commission as
to whether It does not constitute a rec?
ognition of the Insurgents, but the gene?
ral opinion is that It does not, the mat?
ter beln?- one of purely Internal con?
cern, with which no foreign nation has
a right to Interfere. Meanwhile the
meeting of the commission has served
nt least to avert the crisis which seemed
Impending in the Philippines, and there
is now fair ground for the supposition
that the status <iuo will be maintained
at least until tho ratification of the
pending peace treaty.
PRESS CENSORSHIP ESTABLISHED
London. Jan. 11.?The Eastern Tele?
graph Company announced to-day that
press telegrams to Manila are subject
New York Jin. U.?Tho Western
Union Telegraph Company's central
otli. ?? has been advised by the Eastern
Extension Company that all press mes?
sages for Manila arc subject to censor?
ship, which was Imposed yesterday.
Avenged by tlio 1,1?W.
(By Telegraph to Virginian-Pilot.)
Louisville. Ky., Jan. 11.?A special
from Mumfordvllle, Ky., says:
It now seems that the murder 0
Lydia Bracher, who died as the result
of an operation over a year ago, will
bo avenged by the law. Last week
Professor Met'lure. a well-known edu?
cator of this section, was convicted of
performing the operation and given a
lifo sentence in the penitentiary. To?
day the Rev. Gregory Doyle, who was
tho author of the girl's misfortune, and
who la on trial here for murder, admit?
ted on the witness stand his part in
thi) crime, endeavoring as mu.-h ns pos?
sible to.lay the blame on McClure, who
has been convicted. The news of tha
confession created a sensation, as he
was formerly one of the most promi?
nent divines in Hart county.
General* itelieveU I rum Service,
(By Telegi tph t . Virginian-Pilot.)
Wushington, P. C, Jan. 11.?At their
own request Brigadier Generals Wil?
liam W. C id 'ii and W. C. Oats, of tha
volunteer army, have been honorably
discharged from the military service of
the United States on the ground that
there is no further need of their ser?
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Portsin luth News-pages lOand it.
IJerUey News?Page tt.
Shipping -Page 13.