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Dr. Daly Makes His Long
MEAT FURNISHED THE ARMY
Tho Chief Nurgeon With Oenenil
Miles From Tnmpa to l>orto Itlco
Tell War IutcsI lg-nllnn Conimln-.
? loa lila Experlonco With Fre?
? rrvoil Bleats ? Analysis Frovcil
Presence of Injnrloiia Chemicals.
(By Telegraph to VIrglnlan-PIlot.)
'Washington, Jan. 20.?Major W. II.
Daly, chief surgeon with Generali Miles,
and whose Held service stretches from
Tampa to Porto Itlco and whose report
condemning tho beef furnished the ex?
peditionary forces created a sensation
somo weeks ago, made his long await?
ed appearance as a witness before the
"War Investigating Commission to-day.
Surgeon Daly's report was the strong?
est In language of those submitted by
General Miles In substantiation nT bis
attack on the beef supplies.
HIS REPORT VOLUNTARY.
Dr. Daly has been too ill to appear
heretofore. Ho was accompanied by
General Miles' own stenographer de?
spite the presence of the commission's
official stenographer. On being sworn,
tho witness Identified the report sub?
mitted as his own. changing Its date,
however, from September ill to October
31, Hi; was willing, ho said, to stand
by his report. It was wholly voluntary
and was not called out by any request
or In obedianeo to any circular or let?
ter so far as he remembered, lie had
heard nothing of an olllcinl circular
calling for reports. At Ponce, however,
sometime between August 1 and 12th,
lie believed he communicated to <:. ner
nl Miles some observations made at
Tampa. He had noticed a ciliar lor of
beef hanging free In tho sun on ship
hoard and he became Interested In uhe
experiment of having; fresh slaughtered
beef placed under such conditions to
see how long it could stand it.
"I observed," he said, "that flies, es?
pecially ?e- bull tilts, did not affect it:
did not alight un it, or If they did they
got away from It very quickly."
Ho had cut oft" a piece of that beef at
Tampa and cooked It, but it nef?her
emoWed nr>r tasted natural. Later he
helped tho men corral some horses and
subsequently had trouble with his
stomach, which ho first attributed to
the activity of corralling. Then he no?
ticed Indications oi* ohemlca) pres inoe
that brought back recollections of
chemical stuff he had used to preserve
oik in hunting expeditions In tin- II" ;ky
mountains some years before. All that
day at Tampa and tho next he had an
unpleasant taste. In that previous
hunting experience he had analyzed the
chemical preservative and found It to
contain borax and salicylic acid. These
wore to bo used externally on the elk
hunt, but he had rubbed It in the raw
flesh and also injected it.
Questioned as lo these Ingredients,
he .???aid. borax was not safe to be ma d
in connection wlttl food, nor for ordi?
nary medical purposes, while the salic?
ylic acid was most nauseus, loathsome
and disgusting, almost destruction to
EXPERIMENT NOT A SUCCESS.
Dr. Daly said he should say the at?
tempt to preserve the beef by chemi?
cals was not a success. That had been
his experience on the transport Pana
mn. In tho beef carried by that ship
he was "pretty sure chemicals wa re
involved." That beef, ho Bald, was
very foul. He thought tho Govern?
ment beef requirements of the con?
tractors were very unreasonable. Ev?
erybody knows, he said, that beef ex?
posed to moisture and warmth for
twenty-four houi^s "will be very much
Recurring to the transport Panama
he said most of tho beef It carried
was refrigerated. They had secured a
ton of beef and for this they at first
had one and one-half tons of Ice. later
it increased to eleven and one-half
tons of Ice. Tho beef, however, had a
decidedly peculiar odor.
EXPERIENCE AT PONCE.
"At Ponce," he went on to say, "I
observed the refrigerated beef taken
from the transports. It had a pecu?
liar odor. 1 observed the examination
of spoiled beef on one transport. It
?was done by a butcher down In tho
hold. He thrust his arm in every di?
rection into the putrid meat, trying to
find a solid piece. This moat had the
snmo peculiar odor." lie added that
the Panama's beef warranted his re.
port that 'its odor was like that of a
dead human injected with preserva?
tives. He also depicted the strong
odors aboard the transport Chester.
General Beaver asked if the witness
did not think his examination purely
superficial and without any substantial
PROOF BY ANALYSIS.
"N.\ I would not like to say that."
he replied. "On the Panama, coming
over from Ponce, he had made some
tea, or soup, from the refrigerated
beef, the same that had been con?
demned, had filtered it and sealed It
hormetioally in a can and when he
reached his home, at Pitu?burg, had
analysed it. From this he got a light?
ish brow n residtim. This, he said, dis?
closed the characteristics of borax and
Dr. Daly urged that he be permitted
to demonstrate the test. Dr. Connor
objected, insisting that he leave the
powder, the witness brought as the
residum of this beef, with the commis?
sion, to be examined by a Government
Witness pleaded not to have the
matter taken out of his hands and a
compromise was effected by deciding
that Dr. Daly be present with the of?
ficial chemist, and It was arranged to
have Trof. Clarke, of the Geological
Survey, here, examine the powder to?
NO FRAUDULENT INTENT.
At the afternoon session Dr. Daly
underwent a rather severe cross-ex?
amination, especially on the subject of
the date on which he had reported as
to bis suspicions In regard to the beef
and why he had not reported sooner.
Mr. Daly said he bad never discussed
With any officer the subject of bad beef
Instead of commenting on such matters
he had rather attempted to allay dis?
content With the meat. While at Chle
amauga he had found meat which ap?
peared to have been treated as Indi?
cated In his rep >rt. If the government
was supplied with chemically prepared
beef, he was asked. ?IUI he not think
that the government had been fraudu?
lently dealt with.
Dr. Daly replied that. In his Judg?
ment, when such beef bad been sup?
plied by contractors it hnd been with
fraudulent intent. The persons sup?
plying the beef probably considered th
preparations used no more harmful
than salt, lie had not arrived at the
conclusions ho did until after tests. In?
stead of weakoning his position each
test made him less willing to recant
any statements he had made.
Dr. Daly was questioned closely In
regard to the examination of an extract
of beef, he said he had made, and
which, he said, resulted In 11 dlsclnsuri
of the characteristics of borax and bsI
Icyllc add. Ho stated that the ketlh
from which the extract was taken was
perfectly clean, and the fluid was trans
ferred to a perfcotly dean glass bottle
The beef used In making the extract ?
was of the "refrigerated" variety, a
Jacksonville he had Inspected meat
which, while of good appearance, hud
"an unmistakable odor."
The cooks there said that much rea?
soning was required to overcome Hu
unpalatablcness of the cooked meat.
The "beard" referred to In this inves?
tigation, Dr. Daly said. could only
grow upon meat containing putrescenl
PROCESS OF CHEMICAL TREAT?
In-. Daly explained the process nl
Heating beef chemically. The boraclc
acid or salicylic acid, he said, was
sprinkled upon the meal In the Bhapc ol
powder, and that which would not ad?
here was brushed off. The moat was
lb ii hung in a room where it was kept
cold by means of ammonia or salts.
This was one mean.- of preserving meat.
bur there wei.ther methods. The
substance placed upon the surface of
the meat penetrated Its Inner tissues
and there chemical changes took place.
Dr. Daly explained the methods of
embalming human bodies. Many per:
sons had method!) which they claimed
to be nurverlor to nil others, but the
common method was to use boraclc
acid, salicylic acid <>r glycerine.
Dr. Daly was at Tampa about the
80th of May. ills suspicions In regard to
the beef, be said, were arVmsed about
the 17th of June. He reported this fuel
.Jn August-JOr. IDaly denied that his re?
port stated that the beef "contained
poisons" or "destroyed vitality" of the
soldiers. He had said that it was detri?
mental to health.
During the course of the afternoon
Dr. Daly stated th: t it was a mistake
to bedleve that freshly killed meat was
detrimental to health. Meat from an
animal Just slaughtered was in ho way
injurious, he paid.
To-morrow morning Dr. Daly will
meet Dr. Connor, of the commission,
and Dr. Clarke, of the Geologien 1 Sur?
vey, when an examination will be made
of the powder which Dr. Daly believes
to exhibit characteristics of borax and
GEN WEYLER WILLING.
TO ACCEPT SPANISH WAR OFFICE
IN LIBERAL CAniNET.
(By Telegraph to Virginian-Pilot.),
London. Jan. 21.?The Madrid corres?
pondent of the Standard says:
"General Weyler has. made an Im
portant declaration. He says he Is will?
ing to accept the War Office portfolio In
n Liberal Cabinet on two conditions.
timt, that the Liberal party be iv-c,m
st ruclcil, wi:h hi* a; slst.l lb'.-, ami lh:it"
of his military and political friends and
allies. Senors Romero Y Robledo and
Jose Canalcjos, and, second, that the
Liberal policy be aimed chiefly at a
prompt reorganization of the army and
navy, giving satisfaction to the legiti?
mate aspirations of both, besides be?
ing Inspired by such democratic prin?
ciples as would win the support of
Went Virginia Legislature Nqnabblp.
(By Telegraph to Virglnlnn-Pilot.)
Charleston, W. Va., January 20.?
Roth houses of the Legislature got
down to business to-day for the first
time. The Republican, Senate at last
recognized the Democratic House.
In the Senate, the Republicans intro?
duced resolutions for the unseating of
Kldd, Democrat, of Gilmer, and for thh
suspension of Ashbury, Democrat, of
Kanaivhn, pending investigation Into
the contest for his seat. These resolu?
tions will be acted upon to-morrow.
The Domocrata in the House served
notice of contest upon Spencer, Repub?
lican, of Rene. The Democrats In the
Semite introduced resolutions declar?
ing vacant the seals of Pierson, of
Clay, and Oetsendanner, of Jefferson,
alleging that by accepting commis?
sions In the volunteer army they for?
feited their right to their seals.
Th* Citllfornla r>on<iinck.
(By Telegraph to Vlrglnlan-PMot.)
Sacramento, Cal., Jan. 20.?The Sena?
torial deadlock continues. Two ballots
were taken to-day, the result being un?
changed. Milton Q. Green, Grant's
manager, was very 111 and unable to at?
tend the contempt proceeding which
were accordingly continued until next
Monday at 2:30 p. m. Speaker Wright
to-day filed his $2in,oo0 libel suit
against the San Francisco Call.
l*rtac riiflitrrn 1'ot.t Money.
(By Telegraph to Vlrgin'an-Pllot.l
New York, Jan. 20.?The managers of
Jim Jeffries and Jim Corbett have cov?
ered the $2.r.00 which Fitzslmmona put
up in this city for Sharkey to cover. It
Is understood that two weeks will b.
given Sharkey to cover the amount be?
fore Fitzslmmona says nnything about
a fight with either Jeffries or Corbett.
Oorbeit says he Is willing to go to a
finish flght with Fitzslnunona
MATAAFA AXTJ TUP! IlF.nFI.MOX IN SAMOA:
Matnafn, who has been recognised as king of Snmoa by the foreign consuls after nn outbreak that followed the se?
lection of Malletoa Tanus as king by Chief .lostIre Chambers, has long been a source of trouble In Samoa. Ho was
exiled several years ago, but upon the death of King Malietoa recently bo was permitted to return.
RICHARD CROKliR CROAKS
The Sixteen to One Question a
Contrast* Hie Winter or ISMO With
isns nil niKl hiiiyx Hie llemocrntlc
Pint form i?l lutlO lim? Not Tel Keen
I Written. *,
(Hy Telegraph lo Vlrglnlan-Pllot.)
New Tork, January 20.?Richard
Croker, In an Interview to-night, said:
"Tho slxtcon to 0110 question is a
dead issue. This was proven conclu?
sively by the expression of the will
of the people in 1896, when they elected
Mr. McKinley President of the United
"Now, the Democrats of the West
and other sections of the country are
trying to foist this dead issue upon the
Democratic party nnd to make the old
dead cry of 'IG to l" the Democratic
slogan of 1900.
? Why should we carry a dead weight
in that campaign?
"The times of four years ngo are
pant. To-day the times are different
and the issues arc not the Fame.
SITUATION' IN 1S9C.
"Speaking for this section of the
country. I say that if nie PI to 1 qoes
tlon is again brought before the people
there will be fell again through the nn
llon ihe same distrust that prevailed
in IS96. During the fall of that year,
while the campaign was In progress,
every man with a dollar of surplus,
whether he was millionaire or working
man, hoarded his savings; in fact,lock?
ed them up so securely that there was
actually no money in circulation. As a
natural consequence, the times then
became well nigh desperate. Look
back at the Winter of ISl'6, nnd see
what tho mere rumor of silver coinage
at the ratio of 16 to 1 did to this coun?
try. You could not get money in the
banks. You could not raise money on
any kind of security, and the result
was the very hardest kind of times.
"if this stiver question comes again
before the people and is made a factor
In tine national platform, the monled
men of tho East will look for Invest?
ment outside of this country, and the
banks In other States in the" Union will
be unable to borrow money in the East.
The result will be that the poor will be
the greatest sufferers.
HITTER TIMES NOW.
"The present winter of lSOS-'PD has
been free from the scenes of starvation
and suffering that were so painfully
characteristic of the time when the fi?
nancial strength of the country was
threatened. Everybody seems to be
making a living and to be contented.
Tho reason for this is easily found.
Tbi> men with money hase loosened
lihelT purse strings, and money is being
plentifully spent for public Improve?
ments, Labor is not idle, and money Is
in circulation, because there Is a feel?
ing of financial security.
FREE SIL-VER A LOCAL ISSUE.
"The free silver Issue Is merely a
local issue. In the sections where free
silver will benefit the residents it is but
natural for them to declare for 10 to 1.
However, in my opinion, the money
question should be settled by Con?
"Rut here in New York we must see
to it that the position of our party on
the money question must meet the re?
quirements, not of any one section, but
of every section of the United States.
"Wihen In convention assembled, the
majority of the delegates demand a
certain standard or a certain reform.
New York will, as It ever has. fall
faithfully in line, without a moment of
opposition, or a murmur or protest.
"Rut the Democratic platform of l'JOO
i has uut yet beta written."
COLLECTING CUBAN TAX.
SPANISH TANK ENGAGED AT IT?
SANTA CLARA PROVINCE.
(By Telegraph to Virgin lan-PUot.)
Havana, January 20.?Major-General
Brooke, the Governor-General, has
made recommendations to Washington,
It Is understood here, against the col?
lection of taxes by the Banco Espnhol
in Cuba, und he is giving his atten
lion to the matter of taxes due since
January 1st. This question of COllec
I lion of back taxes by the Spanish
hank Is daily gaining in Importance on
account of the opposition the proposal
Mador-General John C. Bates, Mili?
tary Commander of the Department of
Santa Clara, has arrived from Cien
fuegos to discuss with General Brooke
the affairs of Iii? department. He re?
ports that there ure 25,000 Spanish
troops still at Cienfuogos, though the
transports are now leaving daily. The
last one la scheduled to sail on Feb?
ruary 10th. General Bates will be
heartily glad to neo the last of the
Spanish soldiery there, as the city is
frightfully dirty. The Spaniard's, how?
ever, are very well behaved.
General Bates saya he had not heard
of the alleged murders of Spanish ex
volunteers,In the Santa Clara, province,
regarding which General Casteilanos
has complained to Governor General
Brooke. The administration of the In?
terior of the province has not yet been
FACE TO FACE.
PRETEXT TO JUSTIFY DREYFUS'
-K 1.1 OKU TO PATHS.
(By Telejrraph to Vlrglnlan-Pllot.)
Paris Jan. 20.?According to the Solr,
the Court of Cassation intends to con?
clude the inquiry by confronting Cap
lain LeRron-Renault, who was in
. harge of Dreyfus at the time of his
dcgredatlon, with Dreyfus himself. The
necessity for this confrontutlon Is ad?
vanced as a pretext to Justify the re?
turn of Dreyfus to Paris.
The court also proposes, according
to the Solr, to have the bordereau dic?
tated successively to Dreyfus and Es
terhazy, whose handwriting will then
be compared with the original docu?
A Frtmon? Inventor Head.
(By Telerrrnph to Vlrginlan-Pllot.)
Montgomery, Ala., January 20.? Dr.
John Brahan Read died to-day at
Tuscaloosa, Ala., from heart failure.
He was eighty years old and the old?
est alumnus of the University of Ala?
bama, having graduated In 1SI1I. Dr.
Bead was the Inventor of the iron shell
so successfully used In ttie Parrott
gun during the war of lS61-'0.>. A 1)111
for reimbursing him was pending be?
fore Congress for years and was fa?
vorably reported by the committees.
This bill passed the Senate three times
and the House two times in one Con*
gress, passed both houses, but failed to
reach tho President. It was his shell
which made the Parrott gun so effec?
tive during the war.
A Florida Editor i>en<i.
(Hy Telegraph to Vlrgtnlan-Pllot )
Jacksonville, Fla., January 20.?A. N.
Adams, city editor of the Florida
Times-Union and Citizen, died at his
home,: In this city, this morning of
pneumonia, in the thlrtie:ti year of his
life. Mr. Adams is one of the be^t
known newspaper mm in the State
and In the entire South. Although a
young man, he had established a repu?
tation as one of the best of the young?
er Journalists of the country and he
was well known to many of the North?
ern and Western papers as a corres?
pondent of ability. He had many
friends throughout tho South, to whom
he was known as a man of sterling
OUR FOREIGN POSSESSIONS
Instructions to the Philippine Com?
The Information Tlicy Will lt? !??
nrcletl lo anther-Ncw Thrift" For
Porta Itlco-Prealridut Fixes Value
ol flie Peso.
(By Telegraph to Virginia-mot.)
Washington. .Inn. 20.?The Instruc?
tions to the Philippine Commissioners
have been prepared by the Secretary of
Stnte. They will be asked to Inquire In?
to the condition, characteristics and
education of tho people of the several
islands of the Philippine group, the ex?
tent and character of the Government
In force in each; all facts as to the in?
tercourse between the several Islands,
nnd till other facts necessary to a good
knowledge of the people, their laws,
customs, habits and ROC la I condition.
The commissioners will bo expected to
Interpret to the people the sentiments
of friendship und (rood will of this
Oovernment and to explain that we do
not conic as conquerors, but friends
anxious for their well being and ad?
vancement in the ways of civilization.
PORTO 1 tic AN TARIFF.
At the Cabinet meeting the President
signed a new tariff for Porto Rico,
which will go Into operation on Feb?
ruary 1st next. The regulations and
general make-up of this tariff will be
along the lines of that recently put into
operation in Cuba, except that as a
whole tho rate of duty will be about IS
per cent, ad valorem, or ten per cent,
less than the Cubnn tariff.
COMPARATIVE VALUE OF MONEY.
The President to-day signed an exe?
cutive order fixing the ratio between
the native Porto Rlcnn silver and the
money of the I'nlted States. The ratio
of the peso will be slvty cents h> the
dollar American money.
ENGLAND AND FRANCE.
THE EINES OP NEGOTIATION VIR?
TU ALLY LAID DOWN.
(By Telegraph to Virgianlan-Pllot.)
London, Jaji. 21.?The Paris corres?
pondent of the Daily Chronicle says:
"I am informell that Sir Edmund
Monson (British Ambassador to
France) in an Interview with M. Pel
casse, (French Minister of Foreign Af?
fairs! has virtually laid down the lines
of negotiation upon all disputed points
between France and Great Britain. The
program so far amounts to an Anglo
French treaty of the highest' historic
"In otllclaJ circles te night tho ap?
proaching solution Is foreshadowed
rather cautiously, but tvhlie the amica?
ble explicit terms which have been
hinted to mo r.re scarcely realized as
yet. they have only one or two de?
tails of mutual compi usatton unset?
C-tptnln t'Brler'? < i??o.
(By Telegraph to Virginian-Pilot.)
Washington, D. C, January 20.?Col.
Thomas F. Barr, Deputy Judge Advo?
cate General, has reported to the War
Department for duty in connection
with the consideration of the long
pending case of Captain Carter, Corps
of Engineers, court-martialed for ir?
regularities In ihe Uo\eminent works
near Savannah, Ga.
The President recently referred the
papers in the case to Attorney-General
Grlggs for review. Colonel Barr was
Judge-Advocate of the court and la
thoroughly familiar with the case In all
Its bearings. As generally understood,
Capta:n carter was convicted by the
court and sentenced to dismissal from
: the army.
Cabinet at Washington Con?
NO ACTION WILL BE TAKEN
(iiiifrrinrr Between Rcprncnr?tl??l
oMIie'Ibree rower? Whlclt Hnrt
(onrurrrut Jurisdiction '<> Bo
H.-i.l ?icrmunj- >ot Persuaded
Tbitt Her co nan I Una Ueen (aiHir
of in cettlarttiea.
(Py Telegraph to Vrsrlnlan-Pllai.}
Washington. Jan. 20.? All of thi
members of tho Cabinet were present
at to-day's meeting. Tho situation In
Samoa whs under discussion, but in the
absence of any official or late informa?
tion, it Is thought n > action will be
taken at once beyond asking for a con?
ference between the representatives of
the three powers, which have concur?
rent jurisdiction over the Islands und:?
tho present treaty. lf was state.I that
II must be presumed that whatever
action was taken by the German consul
in AiMa was not with the knowledge
or consent <>f his sovereign, but rather
was taken on his own account, and
iluil mcil ?.-tic,.i slu.iil.l .t Iv, f.,1 I .
amount to an unjust usurpation of au?
thority under the treaty, will be
promptly disavowed by the German
government, It w believed that the
oonferepce of the three powers will be
held at Derlln at an early data
AS THE GERMAN VIEW.
Derlln, Jan. 20. -The Foreign Office
informs the correspondent Of the As?
sociated Press that the official reports
received trom Samoa by the govern?
ment tally witii those received by the
Associated Press, In any event Ger?
many will not support any possible Ir?
regularity Inconsistent with the treaty,
but the Foreign Office officials point
out. It is not vet clear that the German
consul at Apia has been guilty of any
Irregularities of that nature, ("in th*
contrary, the Foreign Office insists. It
still remains to be explained why Ma
:.:ara's election was declared invalid,
as he was admittedly elected by an
The Forelcn Office admits that Ger?
many h is long been dissatisfied with
the condominium, which, in its nature,
is provisional, "though .unfortunately,
other powers, especially the Wushlng
ington government, have thought other,
The Foreign Office officials say that
the contain of the German warship
Falke, at Apia, "does not attach much
Importance to th.. recent Incident," and
hence tii. government does not intend to
send additional warships to Samoa un?
less the other powers do.
TO INTERCEPT THE OREGON.
San Francisco, Jan. 20.?The United
States dispatch boat Iroquols has sailed
for Honolulu. The Vissel carried a
number of special dispatches, some for
the battleship Oregon, due at the is?
lands, und some that are supposed to
relate to th.- Bending of the Oregon to
Samoa. The Navy Department offi?
cials here are unable to say whether
the Oregon has been ordered out but It
Is thoiiRht that she has been.
BRITISH CRUISER EN ROUTE.
Wellington. X. '/.., Jan. 20.?The Brit?
ish third-class cruiser Taurangn has
started for Samoa.
ORDERS TO ADM1 RA f, KANT/..
Washington, Jan. 20.?The Navy De?
partment's orders to the Philadelphia
did not go out to Admiral Kan:/, to?
day. They are In the shape of instruc?
tions to take on a full supply of coal
and make ready for a cruise to Samoa.
If the Admiral, as reported in the press
dispatches, finds that his vessel s bot
om is so f.vul through his cruise In
the Southern waters as to be unfit for
the voyage to Bamoa, lie probably will
be authorized to use divers to clean t'ae
hull, for the Department has decided
that the ship should not be sent to tho
Mare Island navy yard to be fitted out.
A IIIir Richmond mortgage.
(fly Telegraph to Vlrctnan-Pilot.)
nielMnrrmlr-Vn.. Jan. 2r>:=Th?. Vir?
ginia Electrical Railway and Develop?
ment Company this morning Hied in the
Chancery Court here a mortgage to the
Richmond Trust and Safe Deposit Com?
pany to secure an issue of $1,500,000 llrst
mortgage bunds. The war tax on this
mortgage was $T1ft.".0 and the State tax
$1.51 l.r.0. making a total of $3,381. The
electrical company some lime ako pur?
chased the Haxall Creushaw mills hero
and Is now at work on Us proposed en?
terprise, which will embrace the fur?
nishing of electric power, the erection
of a large pulp and paper plant, and
Olilo l'o?l Ollico llobbed.
(By Telegraph to Vlrc'.n'an-Pllot.)
Columbus. O.. Jan. 20.?A special to
tho Dispatch from Napoleon, Ohio,
Hurglars. evidently professionals, en?
tered the postoffice here .dynamited the
safe and secured a sum of money,
known to be large, and some stamps.
Postmaster Clewell declines to state
the amount taken, saying an invoice
of the books will bo necessary. The
police profess to have no clue.
OTHER TELEGRAPH PAGE 6.
CLASSIFICATION OF NEWS
Teleeraoh News?Patres l and 6.
Local News?Pages 2, 3 and 5.
Vireinia News?Paees 7 and 8.
North Carolina News?Page 9,
Portsmouth News?Pages 10 and 11,
Berkley News?Page 11.
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