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Proposes That Alien Evidence Bo
Secured For Defense,
General Gonse Insinuates That the
Faith of Two Witnesses In tho
innocence of Prisoner IIus
Increased Recently.
Itennes, Sept. 4. The fifth week of
the second trial by courtmartlal of
Captain Alfred Dreyfus of the artil
lery, charged with treason in com
municating secret papers to a foreign
government, began with the largest
attendance yet seen in the Lycee.
The interest in the trial grows as
tho denouement approaches. Six to
10 days is given as the limit till the
trial ends. There was an exceptionally
large number of ladies present.
The session opened very interest
ingly with the appearance of the wit
ness, M. Cernuschni. His letter to Col
onel Jouaust, offering 41s testmony,
stated that havng been mixed up in
political troubles in Austria-Hungary,
he has been obliged to seek refuge in
France, where he had a friend who
was a high official of the foreign office
of a central European power. This
friend, the witness said, told him that
certain foreign agents in France might
denounce him, the first one being
Dreyfus. Another foreign officer, a
foreign general of staff, similarly
warned him. One day,, the witness
said, when he was visiting the latter,
he saw him take from his pocket a
voluminous packet containing military
documents. The officer said that in
France one could buy anything, add
ing: "What is the good of Jews if you
don't use them?"
Being questioned if he had asked
the name of the traitor in this case,
M. Cernuschl replied: "No, because the
officer had already said Dreyfus was'
his informant."
This answer and the tone in which
It was delivered evoked a movement
of incredulity among the audience.
Major Carriere, representing the gov
ernment, asked that the court hold
further examination of this witness
behind closed doors, In view of the
diplomatic side of his testimony.
Startling Announcement.
M. Labor! then arose and Announced
that since, the prosecution had sum
moned the. aid of foreigners he in
tended to make formal application, to
ihave complete steps taken through for
eign channels to ascertain whether the
documents mentioned in the borde
reau were delivered to a foreign power
and if so by whom.
The second witness called was M.
Andre, clerk to M. Betulus, Judge of
(the court of cassation, who received
the confession of the late Lieutenant
Colonel Henry. Andre deposed he
overheard Lieutenant Henry exclaim:
"Don't insist, I beg of you. The honor
of the army must be saved before ev-
'erything." .
, The next important witness was the
well known mathematician, M. Pain
leve, who began by tearing M. Bertil
lon's testimony to pieces.
M. Painleve referred to his evidence
'before the court of cassation and pro
tested vehemently against the ver
sion given by General Gonse of a con
versation with M. Hadamard, a cousin
of Dreyfus, in which M, Hadamard
expressed belief in Dreyfus' guilt.
"Never," explained Painleve, "did M.
Hadamard doubt the innocence of his
General Gonse asked to be heard
and mounted the stage. After declar
ing that the whole matter was insig
nificant, General Gonse insinuated thai
the faith of M. Hadamard and M.
Painleve in the Innocence of Dreyfus
have been strengthened recently. .
M. Painleve replied warmly insisting
that he never had any doubt of Drey
fus' innocence.
Tho two men then went at it ham
mer and tongs, M. Painleve, facing
General Gonse with his arms folded,
and thrust home with his questions
and retorts until General Gonse be
came red in the face, then General
Roget joined in the discussion.
M. Laborl began a cross-examination
of General Gonse regarding a cer
tain document in the eecret dossier,
to which General Gonse had refered,
but which had not been admitted to
the court.
M, Laborl not receiving satisfactory
answers and finding that Colonel Jou
aust declined to allow him to press the
matter home in the way he. wished,
became, extremely indignant and pro
tested with considerable warmth
against Colonel Jouaust's veto of his
questions. ,
Finally, the latter asked why a cer
tain dispatch from the French ambas
sador at Rome relative to the payment
of money to Major Count Esterhazy
by an Italian agent had not been in
cluded In the secret dossier presented
to the court. General Gonse replied
that he had not considered the dis
uatch of sufficient importance to be
included in the secret dossier. Colonel
Jouaust here again refused to allow
some of M. Laoori's questions. M. La
borl was fuming with indignation, but
was obliged to submit."
M. Labor! asked General Gonse who
compiled the secret dossier.
"I did," shouted Commandant Cuig
net from the bofy of the hall.
Commandant Cuignot then came to
the bar and declared he had admitted
all documents from abroad, "because
foreigners, want to deceive us."
Explains to the Cabinet tho Situation
In the Phiilpt lnes.
Washington, Sept. 4. Tha cabinet
was in session for more than two
hours and a variety of matters which
have accumulated, during the presi
dent's absence were discussed. It was
Secretary Root's first attendance, the
other members present being Secretary
Hay, Secretaries Gage, Hitchcock and
Wilson. President Schurmann of the
Philippine commission was also pres
ent by invitation and made a com
prehensive statement of the situation
on the islands.
It is understod th'at within the next
two or three days he will make a
statement to the press which will
cover his observations on the islands
and later will make a formal report
to the president covering the subject
in detail. This report, however, will
not be made until (he other members
of the commission arrive in Washing
ton" and not until after Admiral Dey
ey's return.
It Is understood that Mr. Schunnann
takes a hopeful view of the situation
in the Philippines and he has no doubt
with our increased forces we will be
able, to make comparatively short
work of Aguinaldo and the insurgent
He stated that although Aguinaldo
is the leader of a very strong faction
of the natives he does not by any
means fairly represent the entire pop
ulation, a considerable number appear
ing to be more or less indifferent as to
the outcome of the insurrection. Al
though the work of the Anti-Imperialist
league has had no considerable in
fluence among the soldier? in our
army, Mr. Schurmann said It certainly
had given great encouragement to
Aguinaldo and his followers. The in
fluence of the league in this country,
Mr. Schurmann thought, has been
magnified by the insurgent leaders and
has had the effect of giving them heart
and a strong hope of ultimate success.
No Apprehension Felt.
Washington, Sept. 4. The navy de
partment has not the slightest appre
hension as to the safety of the train
ing ship Monongahela which is said
to be overdue at Annapolis. Stories of
probable disaster to the vessel have
flooded the navy department with tel
egrams from anxious parents -and
friends of the cadets aboard and Act
ing . Secretary Allen, after conferring
With the experts of the navigation bu
reau and other officers who are thor
oughly familiar with the qualities of
the vessels, has directed that answer
be made to these telegrams In each
case that the department entertains
no apprehension on her account
Proclamation Unsatisfactory.
Havana, Sept. 4. The consensus in
Havana regarding the census procla-
mation can now be ascertained with a
reasonable degree of accuracy. When
the proclamation waB first made known
all elements were apparently satisfied.
Now the only ones who appear to give1
it ,full approval are Cuban officehold
ers. The Independents, as the mem
bers of the party advocating Independ
ence are called, say that President Mc-j
Kinley should have, made some dec
laration regarding absolute independ
ence for Cuba.
Permanent Floating Hospital.
San Francisco, Sepjt. 4. The hospi
tal ship Relief, according to govern
ment officials here, will not be made
useless by her condemnation by tho
inspectors of hulls and boilers. She
will sail for Manilla about Sept. 15
and will carry her force of surgeons
and nurses. At Manilla she will serve
aB a permanent floating hospital in the
Musical Author Gone.
Chicago, Sept. 4.S. S. Straube, au
thor and publisher of religious and sec
ular music, Is dead, after an Illness of
several months. For 15 years be was
editor of the Song Friend.
Will Keep Up the Fight.
New York, Sept. 4. There has been
no abandonment by the retail butch
ers of Manhattan of their intention to
fight the beef trust.
Victims of the Lake..
Buffalo, Sept. 4, GilbertBenning, 20,
and Abraham Hill, 13, were drowned
from a rowboat in the harbor here.
Nation Ei.cnmpment of .the Grand
Amy of the itcpublic.
The War&hlps and Other Attractions
Around Philadelphia Keep tho
Crowds of Sightseers Busy.
Arrival of President.
Philadelphia, Sept. 4. With the ar
rival from Cincinnati of Commander-in-Chief
Johnson, the Thirty-third na
tional encampment of the Grand
Army of the Republic was formerly in
augurated.' Colonel Johnson was accompanied
by the posts of Cincinnati and several
bands of music. A large reception
committee, headed by General Lewis
Wagner, chairman of the local exec
utive committee, met the commander
at the railway station and escorted
him to his headquarters at the Conti
nental hotel.
Every Incoming train is bringing its
quota of veterans and visitors and the
streets are thronged. The weather Is
Ideal with a bright autumnal sun and
a cooling breeze rendering sight-seeing
enjoyable. Indications point to a con
tinuance of fair weather and those
interested in the encampment are cor
respondingly happy.
To the visitors and Phlladelphians
alike, the Avenue of Fame is the point
of greatest interest. The classic col
umns with fluttering flags and bear
ing names of battles and commanders
which summoned memories of per
sonal hardships and sufferings, or
more tender memories of those who
died in the cause of duty, where ab
sorbing objects of interest.
An important feature of the day's
events was the arrival of President
and Mrs. McKlnley.
Preceding Tuesday's parade the
president and his party will drive over
the route of the procession to the re
viewing stand on the city hall plaza.
Included in the party from Washing
ton will be Secretary of War Elihu
Root, Secretary of Treasury Lyman
Gage, Postmaster General Charles
Emory Smith and Rear Admiral Mel
ville, representing Secretary of the
Navy John D., Long.
The -river front was thronged with
visitors anxious to secure a glimpse of
Admiral Sampson's fleet, anchored in
the harbar. The war vessels will be
Illuminated and the "searchlights will
be displayed.
Camp James A. Sexton, In Fair
mount park, was formally opened at
G a. m. with the firing of the national
salute and the unfurling of the stars
and stripes over the headquarters of
Colonel Maglnn, who Is in charge of
the camp. An army of sightseers vis
ited the camp during the day.
The veterans quartered here have
been registered and a line of guards
furnished by the Sons of Veterans has
been established.
Will Soon Depart.
San Francisco, Sept. 4. About 4,500
troops are scheduled to leave here for
Manilla between September 12 and 15
on the transports Sherman, Grant and
Sheridan. The Thirty-first volunteer
Infantry, recruited from Ohio, Ken
tucky, Tennessee and West Virginia,
and the Thirty-fourth volunteer in
fantry from Colorado, Arizona, New
Mexico, Indian territory, Oklahoma
and Minnesota are in camp waiting
transportation as also some 230 re
cruits far regular commands in the
Gone to Jnpan.
Manilla, Sept. 4. Rafael Del Pan, a
Spaniard born in the Philippine is
lands and recently identified with the
Filipino junta at Madrid, has gone
from Hongkong to Japan. It is report
ed In Filipino circles that Del Pan's
purpose is to request the. Japanese
government to recognize the Filipino
insurgents. It is asserted that Del Pan
was recently working In the Filipino
interest on the China coast. The
Washington volunteer regiment has
been embarked and sailed for home.
Troops All Landed.
Washington, Sept. 4. A dispatch
has been received at the war depart
ment from the quartermaster of the
transport Morgan City, which Is
aground near Nagasaki, saying that
all the troops were safe and had been
landed. The ship cann ot proceed to
Manilla and General Otis will send the
transport Ohio to take the troops to
that point
Capturca u Mull Cart.
Manilla, Sept. 4. Five men of Col
onel Bell's regiment encountered a
Filipino outpost at Carpac and in the
fighting which ensued one American
waB killed and another wounded. The
remainder drove the enemy from their
position nnd captured a bull cart in
which to'-ewove. the Injured.
Made by Herman Ilundhansen About
Murdering Ills Schoolmate.
Chicago, Sept. A. I the presence of
Cnisf of Police Klpley and Inspector
Shea and before a notary public Her
man Hundhausen, who, with Richard
Honeck, was arrested Saturday night,
charged with the murder of Walter
Koeller, their former schoolmate,
made a full confession of the crime. .
Revenge and not Jealousy of a wo
man, according to Hundhausen, waB
the motive, and the stabbing was done
by Honeck with a knife found by the
police in his grip. The motive for the
crime dates back to the time when the
three were companions in the town of
Herman, Mo., several years ago. A
series of incendiary fires had occurred
in Herman and other neighboring
towns, and Hundhausen and Honeck
were arrested and put oh trial.
Koeller, it Is said, testified at tho
time to the effect that the two were
implicated and largely on his testi
mony convictions were secured.
They swore to get even and ever
since have patiently awaited the time
when they could have revenge on
Koeller. The murder was planned
some time ago. Every detail Including
the way to escape was carefully dis
cussed and agreed upon. It was the
idea of th.e two to make their way to
Baltimore via Cincinnatland from
thence take passage to Europe on a
cattle steamer.
To Detective Brazor who served on
the battleship Oregon during the Spanish-American
war and who took tho
famous journey around the Horn, on
that war vesel, is due the securing of
the confession from Hundhausen. '
All Sunday Hundhausen and Honeck
persisted in their innocence of the
crime under a severe examination.
Confronted by the" confession given
by his companion, Honeck broke down
and admitted the truth of. Hundhau
sen's statement.
"I have for 10 years Intended to
avenge my brother who was assassi
nated In Herman, Mo.," said Honeck.
"I had been told that the father of
George and Walter Koeller had been
concerned In it. I came to Chicago
intending to kill both the boys. We
found that George was at work and
went over the tracks and saw him
through a window, but did not speak
to h'im.
"We went back to the house then
and told the landlady that George had
told us we could see Walter, oven If
he. was sick. She let us In. It was
dark and when I spoke to Walter, who
was on the bed, he recognized my
voice and spoke to me, at the same
time drawing on. his trousers. He lit
a match and held It up to light the
gas. He succeeded, but just as he did,
I put an arm around him under his
uplifted arms and stabbed him."
Illg Relay Race.
Milwaukee, Sept. 4. The big bicy
cle relay race between Milwaukee and
Chicago started at 7:08 a. m. The
rae is under the- auspices of the As
sociated Cycling clubs of Chicago, and
only Chicago riders are taking part
in the event. A solid sliver cup valued
at $100 goes to the club, whose repre
sentatives are first to arrive at the
Grant monument in Lincoln park.
About 10 relays made up of 100 riders
took part This distance to be cov
ered is 101 miles. The Columbia-Logan-Square
Cycling club won, H. L.
Tronlng of that club crossing the fin
ish line just five hours and 40 minutes
after the start
Wall Paper Syndicate.
London, Sept. 4. The most daring
and what will probably be the most
successful trade combination ever
formed In this country will come into
operation Monday. All the. manufac
turers of wall paper with the xeceptlon
of four firms in London have agreed
to "pool their profits. The capital ag
gregates $15,000,000. The promoters
have guarded against foreign compe
tition by an -arrangement with the
dealers who have signed the contracts
not to deal with foreign manufactur
ers for 10 years.
Chicago, Sept. 4. More than 100 Chi
cago German societies, having 12,000
membership, celebrated the one hun
dred and fiftieth anniversary of the
birth of Goethe. Over 35,000 persons
attended the celebration at Sunnyside
park. A specially selected orchestra
ot 100 pieces played selections from
Faust and other numbers Inspired by
Goethe's poems. A male chorus com
posed of 1,500 voices, selected from the
Chicago German singing societies, sang
the poet's songs.
Sampson Wants to Stick.
Philadelphia, Sept. 4. Lieutenant
Commander Wlnslow of 'Rear Admiral
Sampson's staff, In speaking for the ad
miral, absolutely denied the report that
the admiral is to be relieved of 'the
command of the North Atlantic squad
ron at his own request The com
mander said that Admiral Sampson is
enjoying good Health and that he wants
to stay with the squadron.
Anxious to Participate In Opening of
the Ohio Campaign.
Views of the Cleveland Senntor Upon
Candidacy of John R. McLean
and Its Bearing on Nat
ional Politics.
London, Sept. 4. Rejuvenated by a
course of treatment at German baths
and a summer's visit to Europe, Sen
ator Mark Hanna has returned to Lon
don for a few days' rest previous to
sailing for the United States on board
the American line steamer St. Louis
on Saturday next.
Senator Hanna is hurrying to Ohio
to participate in the opening of the
Republican campaign at Akron. From
a conversation with Senator Hanna
a corespondent gathered the zest with
which the senator is looking forward
to the conflict in Ohio is due to the
fact that he recognizes that the com
ing campaign will not only furnish thef.
real answer to the question of the
country's endorsement of the national
administration, but that behind the-4
candidacy of Mr. John R. McLean for
the governorship of Ohio, there is an
aspiration for the second place on the
Democratic presidential ticket with
Mr. Bryan and, failing of election, a
future contest for the United States
senatorship from Ohio.
In such a competition Mr. Hanna is
anxious to participate because it
means the opening of the national
campaign of 1900.
"I do not concede," Mr. Hanna said,
"that the congressional election in the
late Representative Bland's district in
Missouri last week affords any test of
American sentiment in relation to na
tional issues for the election of a Dem
ocrat was a foregone conclusion and
the fact that the Democrats are calling
it a test case gives ground for the sus
picion that they made the majority to
suit themselves. In Ohio, however,
we have an opportunity to make an
open fight and I am anxious to assist
ail I can in bringing about a success
ful conclusion. The Republican party,
nationally and locally has no cause to
fear the combat on the Issues as now
presented. Mr. McLean has undoubt
edly loaded his double-barreled fowl
ing piece; and that word has a peculiar
Ohio meaning, for in this contest he
is looking both to the vice presidency
and the United States senatorship
which, I understand, has long been his
ambition. It Is evident now that the
Democrats of Ohio as well as of the"
nation are ready to make" the issue
anti-expansion and free silver."
Pays His Respects to Ofllcials on Duty
at Gibratar.
Gibraltar, Sept. 4. Tho United
States cruiser Olympla with Admiral
Dewey on board, which arrived here
at 9:15 a. m. fired the usual salute in
honor of the garrison and thevcompll
ment was returned by the batteries on
shore and the British battleship Dev
astation. Admiral Dewey Is slightly indis
posed at present and intends to live
ashore during his stay here.
Mr. Horatio L. Sprague, United Con
buI at Gibraltar, an old friend of Ad
miral Dewey, warmly welcomed him,-)).
At noon the American ,commanderS.,
latTded, the batteries again 'salu'tln'gT
With the Second battalion of the
grenadier guards In attendance, Admi
ral Dewey drove, in the carriage of Sir
Robert BIddulph, the governor and
commander-in-chief, to the palace for
the purpose of paying General BId
dulph an official visit The Olympla
is, expected to sail Sept. ll direct for
New York.
League of Municipalities.
New York, Sept. 4. The program for
the coming convention of the League
of American Muncipalltles at Syracuse,
Sept. 19-22, contains 21 papers, cover
ing all of thelmportantmunlcipal ques
tions of the day. Papers on tho mu
nicipal ownership question will be pre
sented by Mayors Johnson of Denver,
Tafel of Cincinnati, Robinson of Col
orado Springs, and Pierce of Marshall
town, Iowa, on the affirmative side,
and Robert P. Porter of New York and
M. A. Gemuender of Columbus, O., on
the negative Bide.
Tartar Leaves Manilla.
Washington, Sept. 4. General Otis
cables that the Tartar left Manilla ffor
San Franalaco with 48 officers, 13 civil
ians, 400 discharged men, 735 enlisted
men, Kanssi, seven hospital corps.
Total 1,210.
Private Kemp Dies.
Washington, Sept. 4, General Brooka
cables the death of Private Murray 'H.
Kemp, company I, First infantry, on
aW. 30, of heart failure, at Guanay.

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