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! IN TWO PARTS. E | c ^TTtT*TTTn?tTfTf fTTf TTTTTTTf ftTTTTITTTTiillTTTlT?! TTT? TTTT TTTTTTTT TTTTTTTT TTT T f?TT TT TTTTTrTTT p True to the.... [ DEMOCRATIC PARTY ............ In Victory or Defeat. VOL. HI?NO. 55, NORFOLK, TA? SATURDAY, .JUNE 8, 1899?TWELVE PAGES. TIIH"EE CENTS PER COPY. LATEST NEWS OF THE WORLD BY TELEGRAPH AND CABLE}ON Given a Great Ovation Yesterday at Mammoth Cave. THE CHICAGO PLATFORM Supplied Democratic Principle* Hut* Mill Moot ilio Conditions To-J>?y Rlr. Ilryiui ?oudemiicil llie Trnms I Gold Standard nnil Policy <>f lm< pcrlnliaui? A <i il i cnst'i (In II I-.Me t tnllc l.etqruo ? Discusses Itio Tax Unrdc.il, (Dy Telegraph to Virginian-Pilot.) Louisville, Ky., June 2.?The formal visit of William Jennings Bryan to Louisville under the auspices ot tho Ohio Valley Bimetallic League was re? served for to-day, though he was pres? ent hero Wednesday night at the ban? quet to Judge Tarvin, given by the Young Men'!; Democratic Club. Mr. Bryan left Mammoth Cave early this morning and was met at Glasgow Junction by a. local reception commit? tee. Tiny wrre received at Union Sta? tion by an escort under charge of Chief Marshal John I*. Dunlap, and a tre? mendous cinwi'l. llryan held a reception ' for half an hour In the parlors of the ? hotel, where he shook hands with hun? dreds of citizens. After luncheon he was driven to the auditorium, where he spoke lo an immense audience. He said in part: "The Democratic Convention adopted u Chicago platform w hich applied Dem? ocratic principles to the conditions then existing. The conditions existing t <? lay require the application of the ahme principles. No questions brought to the attention of the people by the lust cam? paign have been settled since. GOLD STANDARD AND AMERICA. "The Republican prirtyi did not dc '^?c.Ia/e^he existing gold standard satis? factory but declared that it should be j? continued until foreign nations would i Join In International bimetallism. The Republican President elected In the last campaign sought to cany out the plat? form promises by sending commission? ers to Europe to secure international co-operation. The Republican party In ?the next campaign must declare either for the gold standard or for tli" resto? ration of bimetallism. If it declares for the gold standard it must defend the prim Iple of gold monometallism which it refused to defend In is:n>. If it de? clares for bimetallism, it must either fn.vor Independent bimetallism, ns the Democratic party did In the campaign of 1890 or It must n.nke another at? tempt to delude' the people by the prom? ise of foreign nld. "The Ohio Vaiioy Bimetallic League, which i? holding its third annual con? vention in this city, has adopted re? solutions declaring that the contest for Independent bimetallism ht the ratio of 10 to 1 iiliist b ? continued; l am In henrty sympathy with this determina? tion. "The demand for the restoration of bimetallism does not m an that, there ore no other Issues before the people, but it means that this Issue cannot be laid aside or surrendered unin tn financial policy of the American peo? ple is det. rmtned by th<> American peo ple themselves without waiting for tho aid or consent of any other nation." In reference tu the cold Democrats, Mr. Bryan said: "I want to talk to those who are espousing that half wnj cause known us the cold Democratic party. 1 wish to say that Hie men who withdrew from the narty in 1896 are mistaken, in n large measure, and if 1 can heln them to'see the llfrht and regain ibein ns supporters of the party. 1 feel that the time will come when they will thank . me for it." TRUSTS DENOUNCED. The remainder of Mr. Bryan's re? marks were confined to a condemna? tion of trusts, ilie gold standard and the so-called imperialistic policy of the Republican administration, along the same lines followed by him in previous speeches. Before the adjournment the conven? tion unanimously adopted the follow? ing resolution: "We declare and denounce thn im? perialistic policy of Hie national ad? ministration toward the Filipinos as repugnant to the Bill of Rights, con? trary to the- constltutlon^and the De? claration of Independence." Mrs. W. .1. llryan was tendered a re? ception at the Louisville- Hotel to-nlghj from ? to S o'clock by the ladies of the local entertainment committee. Tho first thing on the program of the evening session of the Bimetallic League was the address of L. A. Hus? sen, of Cleveland, in Phoenix Hill Park. Judge Tarvin nt 8 o'clock introduced Mr. Russell, who took as his subject "The Platform and the Men." Mr. Russell made a straightout free silver speech, concluding witli a condemna? tion of the trusts and government by injunction. Mr. Bryan was next introduced to the crowd amid tremendous applause. He said: MARK HANN A REPUBLICANISM. "It is not a question who shall be the next President of the United States, ?but that the next President must be of. by and for the people. The laws of the nation must 'be Just, as between man and man, and the social abuses which huve sprung up in this country during the past 25 years must be lopped off. Mark Hanno. Republicanism of to-day! believes in tho dollar first and the man afterward, if at all. Abraham Lincoln I put labor above capital because capital Is a product of labor, but can any tottfet that our Utter day Republican*' plaea capital above* labor? Is it not true that they are malting tremendous progress toward the enthronement of capital ami the debasement <>f human? ity? When our late war came "P we found that the government would be in need of a vast amount of money to conduct it. Our Supreme Court has de? clared against the income tux, so we could get no revenue from that source. | "What was to be done? Nothing but to look around tor some little old thing like a telegram or a check to put a stamp on. Our government could call husbands from wives and sons from parents, and stand them before the g*ns of the enemy, but it could not fasten on the great fortunes of our mo? nopolies :ui 1 pliito.-rats to help bear their portion of the expenses. "Taxes, as they arc collected, are usually the heaviest upon the smallest and lightest upon the targ'-st revenues--. An Income tax Is Just. No man who has an Income large.enough to be taxed would scarcely dare sneak behind the decision of Supreme Court and say that we arc not treating their edicts With proper respect. The gold stand? ard !s so simple that every one of us. can understand it and its effects. A man goes to a tailor for a suit Of clothes, a shoemaker's for a pair of shoes, but shall we say that we must ?o to the financiers for finances? I say 'no.' They are interested ton much to be just. It would be about us reas? onable as employing a physician who is interested In your death. It you had a suit against a judge would you take your case before the judge for a de? cision'.'" The meeting, nt 10 o'clock, adjourned to attend the banquet tendered Mr. Bryan at Fountain Ferry Park, live miles from the city. BIG DOLLAR BANQUET. Seven hundred and sixty-nine blmet nlllsts from all parts of the United states broke bread to-night with Wil? liam Jennings Bryan at the dollar ban? quet at Fountain Kerry. It was 11 o'clock before the party ar? rived. W. .1. Semonin, chairman of the local Executive Committee, then introduced Tonstmastcr Blackburn as "the next United States Senator from Kentucky." Mr. Blackburn called nn Congressman Rhen, who i*esiH?nded to the toast. "William .T?nnings Bryan, Ihe champion of our cause and leader Of our hosts." Mr- Ithen delivered an euloglum of Mr. Bryan as the "chamolon of lib . rty," and tin u made a defense of tin Chicago platform. Mr. Blackburn then Introduced Mr. Bryan, who responded to "The Second Rattle." CEDED TO GERMANY. SPAIN CEDES THE MARIANNO, CAROLINES AND PA LAOS ISLANDS, (riy Telegraph to Vtrr minn-Pllot.) Madrid, June 2.?The Queen Regent opened the Cortes to-day with the us ccrcmonlal, and in the speech from the throne announced that the Marl anno, Carolines, and Palaos islands wete ceded to Germany by the late Spanish cabinet. During the course of the speech, Her Majesty said: "When peai e with the United State* v. as concluded parliamentary troubles ? i .is. 1 a change of cabinet, and the present cabinet was formed. Under the. constitution It belonged to me to ratify the treaty by laving it before the Chamber. There remained under our control the Carolines, Palaos ami most of tie- Mdrlanno Islands. Rut the for? mer cabinet believed it useless fov Spain to retain such minor appanages of uir ancient empire, and signed with tie- German Emperor a convention of .. :::,'. lo oe.!?? tiiese territories under "Tl ? I ttt^ v. FTTZTM wiit Be suimuueJ lni incdiately to the Chamber. "The most important, most urgent and mosl difficult task before you Is ; i balance the budget and liquidate the debts resulting from the war through ordinary and permanent sources of in? come. Tn inks to the severely economic policy projected, the Government will not as!; fri -ii sacrifices of ihe country, except SM. ;: as can be equitably divided among all classes." ANNOUNCED AT WASHINGTON. Washington, !>. C, June 2.?The an? nouncement at Madrid in the speech from the throne to the Cortes, that SJain lias <?<?<?? d the Caroline Islands und Palaos and tho Mariannes, was received with surprise here. The ces sion marks the rellnqulshment of Span? ish ;>i Bsessions in the Ear East, save the Island of Fernando Po and dope n cies on the African coast. The dispatch containing the news was shown n> tie German Embassy offi? cials to-night, but Ambassador Von Hole ban said that be had no cotn ments tu make. Reports have been current from time to time that Spain was llguring on u transfer of sovereignty of the Carolines ami that Germany had made overtures looking to their acquisition in the ex? tension of her coh nlal possessions. A Train II e!?l tin. (By Telegraph to Virginian-PllOt.) Omaha, Neb., .Tune 2.-The west bnund l'r.ion Pacific overland flyer, which left Omaha yesterday morning, was held up at Wltcox, Wyoming, at 2 o'clock this morning. The express car was completely wrecked by dynamite, the safe blown up and robbed. The haul, however, was light. Engineer Jones was severely injured by Hying debris. The work was quickly done, and the men scurried off ;,, the mountains. A sher? iff's posse is In pursuit. Passengers were unmolested. _._ ??ollttcnl i*?rineni in Chill. (By Telegraph to Virginian-Pilot.) Santiago de Chill, June 2.?Vla Gal veston.?The Chilian ministry has re? signed. 1; was announced In a dispatch from Santiago de Chili yesterday that n po? litical upheaval had taken place and that the Liberals had united and would bring about the fall of the Conserva? tive e.ivernntent. The Chilian ministry was organised December 20lh last, under ?euor Mar? tinez. THE PHILIPPINE COMMISSION Gives fte Most Brilliant Ball Manila Has Ever Seen. WEALTHY NATIVES THERE IiKoiKli'd to Foster Ft-leuOslilp I'.o* I ween Americana nmi nml ilio i\<illvrs?vo i,mile In Cora iccoii? Atttro? Tb* t itter or Jolo I'm i<??,*. s Frlentl*hl|i l or 4oierlea Itni IVnitls Ills Aimtiiil ?MibstiUy of 921,000. <Ey TeJesrarh to Vlrjnn.'nn-rilot.) Manila, Juno 2.-11:10 a. m.?The United States-Philippine Commission last night gave one of the most bril? liant bulus Manila had ever seen. It was one of a series of entertainments intended to foste-r friendship between the Americans and tho natives. The cornmi.-c-'iun has the handsomest resi denee In Manila, overlooking the har? bor. The .grounds surrounding it were illuminated, while the house Itself waa decorated with the American colors. Tho newly appointed Judges, General Otis, a number of other American otli ccrs, and many wealthy natives, were present. There was a display of gor? geous native toilets, and many jewels were worn, and the array of handsome His Candidate For Governor Nom? inated on Second Ballot. CRY OF "SLATE" RAISED The < on vn (ion Adopted n Platform Praising .Tlellliii? "m Adntlnlstr?* (Ion of ttio A Ha In of iliu UoTerim lllCIlt III tllO II lsll<t?t ? n un I rilvtfl are Denounced nn Unlawful mui luliuleal tu lite People, (By Telegraph to Vtrzlnlan-rilot.) Columbus. Olilo, June 2.?The Repub? lican State convention to-day nomi? nated Judge George K. Nash, the fav? orite of Senator Hanna for Governor on the second ballot, and ex-Congressman Jolin A. Caldwell, tlie favorite of Geo. B, Cox, for Lieutenant Governor. With the other five nominations distributed among those of less distinct party af? filiations. The ticket: For Governor?George K. Nash, of Franklin. For Lieutenant Governor?John A. Caldwell, of Hamilton. For Auditor of State?W. D. G?llbert, of Noble. For Treasurer of State?Isaac D. Cameron, of Columbians. called the convention to order. All! I contests had been settled satisfactorily by the committees. The McKlsson delegation from Cuyahogn county (Cleveland) was sh it out. The tem pornry organization was made perma? nent. ' The following platform was adopted: "The Republican party of Ohio re? affirms the platform declared by the St. Louis platform. We earnestly endorse the great ad? ministration of William McKinley. It Is distinguished ??> a remarkable degree In the history of national administra? tions. Under the last Democratic ad? ministration and as a result of the Democratic principles and policy our industries were destroyed, capital and labor were uncmploye I, the poor suffer? ed as never before In our history, agri? cultural products could nol be sold be? cause consumers could not earn money with which to buy nnd every branch of trade felt the blighting Influence of the Democratic tariff reform bard times: the treasury of the United States was depleted and the Rold reserve disap? peared. The Government borrowed 1 money to pay current expenses. In? creasing the public debt In times of peace by hundreds of millions of dol? lars. Tho Demo'-ratlc party proposed to the roople as a remedy for all these Dem? ocratic ills, n depreciated and dishon? est currency, which lnt< nslfled every ill. PRAISE roil M'KINLEY, During r.ll that period of depression nnd distress the Republican party stood fast for the principles and policies un? der which Atnei lean industries bad been built up and had nourished be? yond example?the principles and poli? cies under which the people had pros? pered and tho nation had grown great for a generation; stood fast for a s umd and honest currency and in is:>" elected to the Presldehc; William Mc? Kinley, the best expoi lit of Republi? canism and true Amerh n Ideas and policies, the friend of every American industry end the wise and patriotic de? fender and advocate of honest money. Under his splendid Republican ad? ministration public credit has been re? stored, the prosperity of the people has developed, our commetco has grown CONSPICOUS FIGURES IN 0 !!0 CONVENTIONS. women surprised the Americana. There was a long program of American and Filipino dances, followed by ihe ren? dering of several instrumental selec? tions, closing with Hie Star Spangled Ba nner. t'nlted States Senator Albert J. Bey orldge, *>f Indiana, wiio came to Ihe Philippines some time ntro. has made a fortnight's trip In tho Bout horn is? lands, visiting Ilo'llo, Negros and Cebu. During his tour he talked with tho chief < f Jolo, who has L'.OOO lighting mon under his command, and who professes friendship for America, which friend? ship, he hinted, might be strengthened by the continuance ?;f the annual rub sidy of $21,000 formerly paid by the Spaniards. Senator Beveridge will leave lure on Saturday. General Smith has banished Insur? gents at Escalante. Inland of Negros. for tho murder of Captnln Tllley, of the signal corps, who was tired upon by natives tinder a flag of truce, und cut off from rejoining bis companions on board the cable shin from which he had landed, (iener.il Smith burned the town and killed a number of members of band.-- of Insurgents whom he found! in (he neighborhood. Three members of the South Dakota Regiment were wounded nt Snn Fer? nando In the encounter between Insur? gents and the American outposts. WISE-YOUNG CONTEST. TESTIMONY OPENED AND PAPERS SENT TO THE PRINTER. fRy Telegraph to Virginian-Pilot.) Washington. Juno 2.?Ex-Rcpr.tenta? tive Richard A. Wise, .<: Virginia, was in the city 16-day, accompanied by his brother. Dr. Wise is looking after h!? contested election os.se against William A. Young, of the Norfolk district. Tes? timony has been opened and the pa? pers have gone to the printer. The testimony In the contested elec? tion rape of Tolbert V5. La timer, from the Third South Carolina district, ha? also been opened, and the record pre? pared for the printer. Mr. Latimer came to Washington, and was present with his attorney when the tesiimony was opened. For Attorney General?James M. Sheets, of Ottawa. For Supreme Judge?W. D. Davis, of i Mailon. For Member Hoard of l'ublio Works Frank Huffman. HANNA INFLUENCE RULED. What was generally culled the llar. na-('nx combination controlled a large majority <>r tho 813 delegates, but it ! did not exercises its power beyond the 1 nominations of N*sh mid Caldvvell. 1 10 conference at which Senator Hanna, i Mr. Cox and others reached a mutually satisfactory understanding did n ??. con cludo until 9 a. m.. an hour before the convention assembled. It was all over then with Mr. Daugherty and other candidates; Gullbert and Huffman wore nominat? ed for second terms w ithout opposition. When some of tho delegates raised the cry of "slate," George H. Cox hiuifo was the first to break the slate by changing the votes of Hamilton county, which lie had cast on the first and second ballots for Judge Hull, for Attorney General, to James M. Shetts. The only other places in which ill" slate was broken was In the nomination for Supreme Judge. The Incumbent, Judge Bradbury, was a candidate foi a third term and ho was opposod on that ground, as well as on the cry of "slat s." Judge Bradbury. Sim.- Treas? urer Campbell and Attorney General Monnett were all candidates for the nomination for third terms, and uli wore defeated. Outside of the unusually animated contests for the nominations, the fea? ture of the convention was its univer? sal endorsement of President McKinley. When the plank In the platform "com? mending the President for the judicious modifications of the civil s^rvic? rule?, recently promulgated," was read there was a very enthusiastic demonstration "NO DICTATION." In presenting the name of Mr. Daugh? erty, Mr. Holcolmb, of Cleveland, said lie hoped the convention would tolerate no dictation. And when Mr. Daugh? erty was called out. after the nomina? tion of Judge Nash, the defeated can? didate said, among other things, that he honed he would at h ast he allowed to live as a private citizen In the Re? publican ranks. I It waa 10:20 when Chairman Kerr Rica:, i tir trade, domestic and foreign, has Increased to i degree never before known, and tho people are looking with confidence for greater things to come. The magnificent achievements' of our army and navy In tho war with Spalt; for tho liberation -f the down-trodden and oppressed people . f I uba tram the domination of Castillian despotism ac? complished under the master guidance of a Republican administration .ire ne . esr.arlly subjects for hlghe.st encomium by a convention of Ohio Republicans. THE FOREIGN POLICY. To the same master guidance, con trolled by the great principles that have shaped the high destiny of the Republican party fiom Lincoln to Mc? Kinley, the people can safely commit the solution >i tae momentous problem of the future of Cuba, Porto Rico and ? the Philippine islands. The wise kjIu ! Hon wiil vastly increase our t re.mi I trade, spread Amci lean civiljai e aar-.id and add to the ii mar and'power und I glory of this great nation. We commend the President for the j judicious modifications of p.- Civil Scr l vice rules recently promulgated. ! For the national defence, for the re j Inforcement of the navy, f->r the cn I lurgement of.our fore.gn markers, for j the employment >f American working j men in the mines, forests, farms) mills, j factories and shipyards, we demand ' the Immediate enaotmont of legislation , similar to that favorably reported to i cat.h branch of the Fifty-fifth Congress I at its last riesa:. a so that American i billlt, American - tvhed, and American j nitnhed ships in ty regain their car? rying of our fore sen commerce. TRUSTS DENOUNCED. ! We commend the action of the Seven? ty-third Assembly of Chi.? In passing the ittrlngent law on our statute, pro. hlbiting the organization of "trusts," and we denounce .?uch unlawful com? binations us Inimical to the Interests of the people. Wo congratulate tbo people of the State upon the fact th*t a Republican Legislature enacted this law, and we d> rpand its rigid enforcement. We pledge our party to auoh further legislation as experience may determine necessary to prevent the formation and cpexatlon of such iniquitous and dan? gerous combinations. ESTERHAZY CONFESSES Says He Wrote the Famous Bor? dereau on Orders. ABANDONED BY HIS CHIEFS ?suy* clip ?hier? or i ho t'rpitcli Genera ai Nlnff Knew the n iiolo Tiling; ?ml Mit?! Slinru III* it <??> i>o ll*l 111 I Ity ?Helitsatl llrlbc* null I'enrs Mot Itireal*-1>|| Paly rto Clnm At. tempts ItitlclUe? I rouslcr of Drej" In*. (By Telegraph to Yirjrinian-Filot.) London, Juno 3.?The Dally Chronlclo says that Major Comte Ferdinand Wal ?ln Esterhaxy culled at Its office last evening (Friday) with a confidential friend, and after declaring that the time had arrived when the whole truth, should be told, although hitherto by reason ot constant orders and lnduce menls he had kept silence on the essen? tial point, made the following state? ment: ? I'he chiefs or the nrmy have dis? gracefully abandoned me. My cup is full and 1 shall speak out. Vis (.raising his voice and glaring around) it was 1 who wrote the bor? dereau. 1 wrote it upon orders receiv? ed from Bandherr." Estcrbni'y, the Chronicle says, then proceeded to explain that for months befun moral proofs had been ob? tained of leakages which were only pos? sible through officers belonging to the Ministry ot War; und it was necessary to catch the guilty party by material evidence. Hence the bordereau. When . l ived w biet the chiefs of the French General stuft would say to this confession, iSstcrhasy, shrugging his shoulders, disdainfully replied: "They will lie as they know how to lie; but 1 have' them tight. I have pj io(a that they knew the whole thing and i ire the responsibility with me, and I Will produce the proofs." He then denounced the chiefs as a ",itt of scoundrels who have abandoned me basely." Esterhasy asserted that quite re? cently tho chiefs sent M. Laguei.e, as ; inner deputy, to London with seduc? tive offers to him to keep silence. "Now- they are using threats," ho shouted, "hut 1 will not be deterred." DL" l'ATY ATTEMPTS SUICIDE. Paris, Juno -.-The Petit Republiquo h is B report that Lieutenant Colonel Du Paty do Clam, arrested und sent to Cherche Midi prison last night for for gery, lias attempted suicide in prison. Several pa] sra announce that pro? ceedings will be taken against General Mercler, former Minister of War, and others. TRANSFER OF DREYFUS. Kingston. Jam., June 8.- A dispatch re? ceived from Cayenne, capital of French Guiana, says thai all preparations luve been made lor transferring former Cap? tain Allied Dreyfus, imprisoned on Devil's Island, to the charge of officers fiom Paris, who are bald to be coming on board the French Steamer La Fayetto, which, it u* alleged, will take the prisoner direct from Devil's Island cn her return voyage to France. Tlie advices add that Dreyfiuj has I' en in the enjoyment of good spirits since ho was notified that he was to be taken back to Fiance for the pur? pose of undergoing a new trial. ARRE?TED FOk' FORGERY ELIZABETH CITY MAX PROMOTED BOGUS HEAL ESTATE DEALS. (By Telegraph to Virglnian-PUot.) New York, June 2?Grover C. Ilclly, a young man I'S years of ago, who said he was a plumber by occupation living In Jersey City. v. as arraigned In a police court In Jersey City to-day on complaint ri Sheriff M. G. Graudy, of Elizabeth City. N". C. Sheriff Grandy ???< "used Holly of swindling and forgery in North Carolina and in other cltlea in tho South. It is said that Holley swindled people on a bogus real state deal. It la alleged that ho would re?resent to a I arty of caoittUista ::i a town that he was going to build a sanitarium there* ' would offer to pay tor the site with u check drawn for a much larger sum than the value of the property, recelv l Ins a difference in cash from the own? ers of the bind. The checks were af? terwards found to be worthless. One particular instance Is that of a check i :'. the First National Bank of Elizabeth City, N. C, for $m. it u also said that he passed a worthless, check for C'.ii"- drawn on the First Na? tional Lank of Pensacola, Fla. Holly ua.s arrested at his home In Jersey C::y to-day. He was remanded until extrad tion papers could be re celved for his removal to North Cam Una. OTHER TELEGRAPH PAGE 6 CLASSlFlCAl iOr-: OF NEWS. BY DEPARTMENTS Teleeraoh News?Pa?e i and 6. Local .News?pates 2, l and 5. Editorial?Page 4. Home Study Circle?Page 4. Vimtnu News?Pane 8. North Carolina News -Pag* 7. The World of Sport?Pago 9. Portsmouth News?Pav.es 10 and 11. ; Berkley News? Page It. i Markets?Page li ? Shipping?Pace 12. Kcal E$t;.te~Page 12.