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twenty-second year. W jt Where The Honey Is 'i* The Bees Gather! U/ :■ $ Where Real Bargains Are Trade Is Sure to Come! This Is The “Real Thing” Now. X/OIJ have no doubt heard of that ‘‘sucker hole” U * n P creek, but when you went fishing the sucker hole, like the rain bow, was always a little u; further on. a- So also \ou have read ads. about cheap wash u- goods, but when you went to buy the goods were il/ “ c b ea P er ’ than the “price ’’ Not so here. j|j Read These Prices: U/ 1 Lot S otch Lawn, good goods, fast color, worth 11/ 5c anywhere, only 3 C yd. 0/ 1 Lot yard v-ide Percales, worth 10c anywhere on U/ earth, now only 5 C yd Lot Beautiful Woven Madras Cloth for Shirts and Shirt Waists, worth 20c; 'J: at ncyd. \J( al len J k ot Striped and Figured Dimities, worth IBc at 6c. Igl 1 Lot Striped and Figured Dimities, worth 15c. /p at 92 c « (P 1 Lot Assorted Cordettes, Fine Dimities, Organ- W dies and Lawns, worth 15c 120 c0 ■20c per yard, (t) at 1 Lot French Organdies, cheap at 25c; now only 16c yd jf) 1 Lot Str ped and Figured P. K. worth 20c; at yd 1 Lot Cab’e Cord, worth 15c; at 10c yd <0 1 Lot White P. K. worth 171 c; at n<yd J’- 1 Lot White P. K. worth 22Jc; at 15c yd 1 Lot Fire P. K worth 30c; at 172 C yd /f> j Lot Fire P. K. worth 35c; at 20c yd r Lot Figured Whip Cords, worth at 10c yd /fi 111 order to obtain these goods at these prices /(X bring the cash and mention this ad. T This sale for cash only. Nothing charged at these prices. LEE ALLEN. “EXTERMINATE THE BRFKII.” That’s the only way to get rid of bed bags. The use of our KIL-A-BUG will secure a complete and final riddance of the pests. Follow the slightest indica tion of their return with another appli cation of the remedy to make their ab joncc from your furniture permanent. . be unanswerable logic of experience ■jh fLown our bed bug killer to be nr id swift. Hudson’s store. PROFESSIONAL CA RDS I EE G. JONES, Ph. G. M. D. Specialist. Genito Urinary diseases and diseases of the skin. Offiice in, ar d over Dodson s I bar macy. Room No. 41 Windsor Hote , yAN RIPER, photographer and view artist. Studio on Jackson street, opposite Presby terian church, DR. B. B. HUDSON, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON Tenders his professional'services to tire pub lic. Calls left at Hudson's drug store vrili receive prompt attention. Rout. l. maynakd, Attorney at Daw,. Office in Wheatley Building; Room 1. Will practice in all courts except County Court of Sumter countv. JAMKS TAYIOK. Attorney at uaw. Offlce over Reinb-c'.’s Dri < <re, Forsyth street l? A. HAWKINS, iL. Attorney at Law. Office in Wheatley Building opposite th courthouse. XITELLBORN f • CLAlieuK, V? Attorney &t Law sif* Lamar Street. Americus. Ga J A.* ANSLEY,’J r. [Attorneys at Law Americus, Ga. Z ve special attention to the. Bankruptcy practice. Office. Bvne bldg, near court house 1 > E. CATO, M. D. IV PH Y-CIAN AND SURGEON. Residence 330 Felder .street. Telephone 96 Tenders his professional services to the people of Americus and surrounding coun ties. Special attention given to general surgery, diseases of women and children. Office 40.1J4 Jackson street. Ca ls left at Dr Eldridge’s store will receive prompt atten ton JOHN M. WILKES, DENTIST Office over Bank of Southwestern Georgia. BAGGAGEfCL zzSTRANSFER STEVE WOOTEN has the only relia ble transer agency in the city. Al orders attended to promptly H left a1 Windsor hotel. Hours 6am to 10 pm. Orders for night trains must be left before p m, Respectfully, PHONE g 4 STEVE WOOTEN. fe z I jJU J H|W| PENNSYLVANIA PUKE KYE, EIGHT YEARS OLL>. OLD SHARPE WILLIAMS FOUR FULL QUARTS OF THIS FINE OLD, PURE KYE. EXPRESS PREPAID. We sM • on approval in plain, sealed boxes, with n ’ marks to contain contents. When j on n ctive it and test it, if It is not satlsfac toiy. ret rn it ai our expense and we will re turn v our $3 ; 0 We guarantee this brand to be eight yerrs old r ight bottles for $6 50, express prepaid: 12 bottles for 19.50 express prepaip; l gallon j ug, express prapatd, $3.00; 2 gallon jug. express prepaid, $5.50. No charges for boxing. \\ < t,ie an tne leading brands of Rye r- i ourbon Whiskies in the market, and will save vou 50 ner cent, on your purchases. Quart. Gallon. Kentuck Star Bourbon $35 $1 25 Elkridge Bourbon 40 1 50 Coon Hollow Bourbon 45 1 60 Mell wood Pure Rye 50 1 90 Monogram Rye 55 2(0 Mcßrayer Rye 60 2 25 Baker’s AAaA 65 240 0.0 P. (Old Oscar Pepper).. 65 240 Old Crow 75 2 50 Finches’Golden Wedding.... 75 2 75 Hoffman House Rye 90 3 00 Mount Vernon (8 years old).. 1 00 .3 50 Old Dillinger (10 years 01d)... 1 25 400 The above are only a tew brands of the many we carry in stock. Send for catalogue. All other goods by the gallon, such as Corn Whiskey, Peach and Apple Brandies, etc,, sold equally as low, from $1,25 gallon up wards. We make a specialty of the jug trade and all orders by mail or telegraph will have our prompt attention. Special inducements of fered.. The Altmayer & Flatau Liquor Co. orders shipped same day receipt of order - 506, 508, 508, 510, 512. Fourth-gt. Near Union Passenger Depot Phone 265. Macon, • Georgia. AMEKICUS. GA., ERIDAY MOKNING. AUGUST 10, 1000. I /' A<,,v ORSi BEI:! - SmuMtes Ac/sfleMMt/y andfromplfy. Cleanses the System Gently and Effectually when bilious or costive. /resents in the most acceptah/efbrm the Jairatiye principles of plants Anoven to act most Heneficia/Jy. TO GET ITS BENEFICIAL EFFECTS BUY THE GENUINE MANFD. BY CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUPCO. SAN FRANCISCO, CAL. LOUISVILLE , KY. NEW YORK. N.Y. For sate by druggisfs - price per bottle. Kodol Dyspepsia Cure Digests what you eat. It artificially digests the food and aids Nature in strengthening and recon structing the exhausted digestive or gans. It lathe latest discovered digest ant and tonic. No other preparation can approach It in efficiency. It in stantly relieves and permanently cures Dyspepsia, Indigestion, Heartburn, Flatulence, Sour Stomach, Nausea, Sick Headache, Gastralgia.Crampsand all other results of imperfect digestion. Pricesoc and SI. Large size contains 2% times small size. Book all about dyspepsia mailedtree Prepared by E C DeWiTT a CO., Chicago. W. A REMBERT, AMERICUS, GA. KIDNEY DISEASES are-'the most fatal of all dis eases. CAI CV’Q KIDNEY CURE Is a I ULLI 0 Guaranteed Remedy or money refunded. Contains remedies recognized by emi nent physicians as the best for Kidney and Bladder troubles. PRICE 50c. and SI.OO. Davenport Drug Co Winchester Inn. This elegant hotel, situated upon the out skirts of the city of Winchester, Va., will be formally opened June 16th. Il cost over $125,000, and accommodates 250 guests, Is modern in all appointments, rich ly furnished and conducted upon a high plane of excellence. The city of Winchester, made famous by song and story, ricn in historic reminis cences, Is located in the heart of :he Shen andoah Valley. Its elevation is over 1,100 feet, the atmosphere cool and dry. The Inn is located upon the hillside westward of the town, and a cool, bracing air fans it at all times. The many places of interest ;n this beauti ful valley appeal strongly to the tourist and those seeking summer rest. A visit to the old battlefields is interesting. Beautiful shaded grounds surround tne hotel, a chance for the children to romp; no signs “Keep off the grass,-’ excellent high ways, saddle riding, cycling, tennis, fishing, bathing, etc., afford means of enjoyment. An excellent orchestra during the entire season. Rates from $12.00 to s2l each per week for single rooms; $25 to $49 for double rooms. Rooms en suite with bath. Write for booklet CHARLES ST. JOHN, Winchester. Va. HOTEL iTYBEE Is Now Open. This large and elegant coast resort hotel has been completely overhauled and renovated for the coming season, Several new cottages have been built and additions have been made to the bath houses No coast resort in the fouth offers superior advantages. The hotel is un der'the same excellent management as for the past three seasons. CHAS. F. GRAHAfI, Proprietor and Manager. Also proprietor Pulaski House, Sa vannah. Tate Springs, Tennessee. ImproveinentsAt the Carlsbad of America. The most delightful health and pleasure resort in the South. 164 miles east of Chat tanooga, in the loyeliest valley of the East Tennessee Mountains. Two hotels, twenty live cottages, forty acres lawn, walks and shade trees; complete system waterworks with modern baths; splendid orchestra, spacious ball-room, telegraph and long dis tance telephone Buildings and grounds lighted with electricity! in fact all the amusements and comforts—Best German ana American cooks. The water cures indigestion, dyspepsia, and all troubles of liver, stomach, bladder, bowels and kidneys. Shipped anywhere. Write for 40 page book free. THOS. TOM HINSON, Proprietor. MESSAGE TO CHINA WAS NOT IN FORM OF ANJJLTIMATOM Immediate Cessation of Hos tile Attacks on Legation Is Demanded. CO-OPERATION REQUESTED Acting Secretary Adee Suggests That the Imperial Government Place It self In Communication With the Re lief Column—Not Safe to Send the Ministers to the Coast. Washington, Aug. 9.—The dispatch sent last night to the Chinese govern ment through Minister Wu is not in the form or nature of an ultimatum. It in sists, however, that the firing on the le gations cease and that the imperial gov ernment, if it desires to show its friend liness, shall co-operate with the relieving column. In this matter the government has proceeded on the assumption that the imperial government is willing to do all it can to aid in relieving the minis ters. Washington, Aug. 9.—The state de partment this morning made public the following memorandum, sent yesterday to the Chinese government, through Minister Wu: “We are availing ourselves of the op portunity offered by the imperial edict of Aug. 5, allowing to the foreign min isters free communication with their re spective governments in cipher, and have sent a communication to Minister Conger to which we await an answer. We are already advised by him, in a dis patch received Aug. 7, that imperial troops are firing daily upon the minis ters in Peking. We demand the imme diate cessation of hostile attacks by im perial troops upon the legations, and urge the exercise of every power and energy of the imperial government for the protection of the logationers and all foreigners therein. “We are advised by the same dispatch from Minister Conger that, in his opin ion, for the foreign ministers to leave Peking as proposed in the edict of Aug. 2 would be certain death. In view of the fact that the imperial troops are now firing on the legations, and in view of the doubt expressed by the imperial government in its edict of Aug. 2 as to its power to restore order and secure ab solute safety in Peking, it is evident that this apprehension is well founded, for if your government cannot protect o ir minister in Peking, it will presump tively be unable to protect him upon a journey from Peking to the coast. “We, therefore, urge upon the im perial government that it shall adopt the course suggested in the third clause of the letter of the president to his majesty, the emperor of China, of July 23, 1900, and enter into communication with the relief expedition so that co-operation may be secured between them for the liberation of the legations, the protec tion of foreigners and the restoration of order. Such action on the part of the imperial government would be a satis factory demonstration of its friendship find desire to attain these ends.” It is pointed out that while we have the undoubted right to demand that the firing upon our diplomatic representa tives cease to do more than advise and urge the Chinese government to co-ope rate with the forces of the powers for the relief of the ministers and the re storation of order might possibly be deemed presumptuous and offensive. The authorities here are very hopeful that this moderation will carry weight, as it will afford the Chinese government an opportunity to comply without seem ing to yield to a demand. Nothing From Goodnow. Washington, Aug. 9.—The state de partment has no information from Con sul General Goodnow relative to the al leged protest lodged by him against the landing of British troops at Shanghai. Department officials express the opinion that Mr. Goodnow would not take such a step without consulting the authorities here. ORDERS FOR AMMUNITION. United States Preparing For War on a Large Scale. Bridgeport, Conn., Aug. 9.—The Union Metallic Cartridge company is working night and day to fill orders from several governments for ammuni tion. Besides the big orders for Krag- Jorgenson ammunition the company has a contract for field artillery ammunition for the United States government. The ampaunition ranges in size from 1 pound to 12 pounds. The government is making war preparations on a big scale in view of the conditions in China and large orders for ammunition have been placed with the company’s agents by the war department. Transport McPherson Arrives. New York, Aug. 9.—The United States transport McPherson, from San tiago Aug. 2, with nine officers and 412 men of the Fifth infantry on board, has arrived here. Will Run Its First Train Oct. 1. Knoxville, Aug. 9.—The Tennessee Central railroad will run its first train from Nashville to Knoxville Oct. 1. The train will run from Nashville to Lebanon over the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis, from Lebanon to Monterey over the Nashville and Knoxville, Monterey to Harriman over the Tennessee Cen tral and Harriman to Knoxville over the Southern road. Lynchers Given Life Sentence. Fort Worth, Tex., Aug. 9.—-The trial of the nine men accused of com plicity in the lynching of the three Humphreys in Henderson county a year ago is in progress at Palestine. Advices say Brooks has been convicted and given a life sentence, making three similar convictions. Homicide at Geneva. Geneva, Ala., Aug. 9.—At Hartford, in this county, J. T. Hartaog, a mer chant, shot and fatally wounded Mr Hooten, a hotel keeper, the‘bullet enter ing the left sido ; near the heart. BOERS TAKE 300 PRISONERS Hunter Captures 4,000 Burghers and 10 Wagonloads of Ammunition. London, Aug. 9.—The following re port, dated Pretoria, Aug. 8, has been received from Lord Roberts: “Kitchener was informed yesterday by an escaped British prisoner that De wet’s wagons had crossed the Vaal. Afterward 1 heard the sound of guns, which, I think, must have been Me thuen’s, as I directed him to take up a position between Potchefstroem and Lindique, where he could intercept the enemy, who crossed the river at Dewets dorp. “Hunter reports that he made 4,140 prisoners in the Bethlehem-Harrismith district, a majority of whom are now enroute for Cape Town. Three guns and 4,000 horses wore captured and ten wagonloads of ammunition and 195,000 rounds of ammunition were destroyed. “The garrison of Eland’s river, which I fear has been captured, consisted of about 300 bushmen and Rhodesians. I had hoped that Carrington had been in time to withdraw the garrison, but it seems that Delarey, learning of lan Hamilton’s approach to Rustenburg, hurried westward and surrounded the garrison before Carrington arrived. “Methuen telegraphs that he engaged a part of Dewet’s force yesterday near Bentrakroom. He drove the enemy off of a succession of hills, which they held obstinately. “Our casualties were seven men killed or wounded, including four officers.” PROMOTED FROM THE RANKS Recently Commissioned Lieutenants Assigned to Various Regiments. Washington, Aug. 9. —The follow ing second lieutenants recently promo ted from the ranks have been assigned to regiments: Janies Huston, Tenth cavalry; James E. Fechet, Ninth cavalry; Edward Cal vert, Ninth cavalry; Bruce Palmer, Tenth cavalry; Russell C. Hand, Tenth infantry; Ward Dabney, First infantry; Arthur H. Freshwater, Twelfth infan try; John T. Barry, Seventh infantry; Edward Leo Rains, Twenty-fourth in fantry; John B. Murphy, First infan try; G. Morgan, Fifteenth infantry; William H. Patterson, Tenth infantry; Frank B. Edwards, Second infantry; William Korst, Seventh infantry; Jo seph C. Kack, Eleventh infantry; El liott Casears, Eighth infantry; Charles L. Woodhouse, Twenty-third infantry; Gustave A. Wiesock, Fifteenth infan try; Robert A. Elicott, Twenty-second infantry; William Kiestier, Eighteenth infantry; Nels Anderson, Seventh in fantry; Bertram B. Johnson, Twenty fourthinfantry; Frank H. Calde, Eighth infantry; Bruno T. Scherr, Fifth infan try; Ira F. Fravel, Twenty-fourth in fan ty; Thomas M. Hunter, Tenth in fantry; David A. Lindsay, First infan try; Walter L. Reed, Tenth infantry; O. F. Snyder, Eighteenth infantry; George Herbert, Twenty-third infantry. NEGRO SLAIN BY THe”pOSSE. Escaped Convict Resisted Arrest and Is Shot Down. Fairburn,Ga., Aug. 9. —Boston Fred erick, a iiegro of desperate character and an escaped convict, has been killed in the lower part of this county by a posse of citizens, led by a deputy sheriff, who were trying to effect his capture. Frederick was indicted by the grand jury February, 1899, for arson, being implicated in the burning of Palmetto. This bill was quashed, but the negro was sent to the chaingang for 12 months for carrying concealed weapons. He served this sentence out and returned to this county, and was soon again sent up for another 12 months for assault and battery. It was while serving this sen tence in the employment of A. G. Orvin & Co. of Struth Georgia that he escaped and returned to this county, and he has been swearing vengeance on everybody who had anything to do with his several convictions. Sheriff Aderhold received a message from parties near where the negro was in hiding, asking him to come and ar rest the negro. He directed that a dep uty summon a posse and make the arrest. When the posse came up with the ne gro he leveled a doublebarreled shotgun at them, and was instantly shot down. BAILEY-HOGG CONTROVERSY Waters- Pierce Oil Company an Issue In Texas Politics. Waco, Tex., Aug. 9.—ln all proba bility the fight in the state Democratic convention will be continued today, as there are several more who are accused of being interested in the issuance of the Waters-Pierce Oil company charter who have not been given an opportu nity to explain their connection with the affair. Shortly after 9 o’clock the gathering was called to order for their second day’s labor. The committees were not ready to report and asked for more time, which was granted. It is expected there will be a sectional fight over several planks of state interest in the platform. Joe Bailey on the one side and ex-Gov ernor Hogg on the other, will demon strate the strength of the aspirants who have been fighting so hard for suprem acy. Wiiile waiting for the committees to report the convention is being ad dressed by speakers pro and con on the issuance of the Waters-Pierce Oil com pany charter. SYLVANIA’S FIRST NEW BALE An Exciting Race Between Two Plant ers For a Prize. Sylvania. Ga., Aug. 9.—An excit ing cotton race occurred here late last afternoon. L. H. Hilton had offered a prize of a $lO suit of clothes for the first new bale and Simon Skinner, a farmer living several miles north of the town, and Holman Watters, who lives a few miles to the west, both came driving in, on their separate roads, seated on their premium bales. About 200 yards from Hilton’s store they spied each other and then the race began. Such a hurrying of mules and clattering of wagons lias not been heard here in some time. Amid the shouts of the spectators, Skinner reached the rear platform just as Watters pulled up in front of the store. Both claimed the prize and Hilton decided they were both entitled to it. One bale brought 9 cents and the other 9%, netting over $lO to each man. Kentucky Miners Strike. Pittsburg, Ky., Aug. 9. —The miners at the Pittsburg mines aro out on a strike caused by the disohargo of one of the men bv the comnanv. ADVANCE ON PEKING CONTINUES; ALLIES CAPTURE YANGTSUN News of Another Victory Over the Chinese Received In Washington. TIEN TSIN AGAIN IN PERIL Large Body of Chinese Are Assembled Within Striking Distance—Losses of the Internationals at Pietsang—Rus sian Casualties Number 600, Japa nese 410 and British 120. Washington, Aug. 9.—The follow ing bulletin has been received by the signal office of the army here: “Che Foo, Aug. 9.—Yang Tsun cap tured Aug. 6. Wire us. Need own transportation. All well.” Yang Tsun is the town which General Chaffee indicated in his dispatch, re ceived late yesterday, as being the ob jective of the international forces on their pending movements. Its capture will insure to the interna tional troops, it is hoped, two routes of transportation to Peking. It is 17.8 miles from Tien Tsin., London, Aug. 9. —The flooded coun try beyond Pietsang adds immeasurably to the difficulty of the progress of the allies toward Peking. The News says the correspondents from Tien Tsin con tains statements to the effect that the situation at Tien Tsin is again perilous, owing to the assembling of Chinese troops within striking distance. The losses of the allies in the recent operation are now said to be 1,120 men, of which number the Russians lost 600, the Japanese 410 and the British 120. International suspicion has broken out among the consuls at Shanghai on ac count of the determination of the Brit ish to land there a brigade of Indian troops. It is reported that the French will also land troops at Shanghai to the number of 1,200 men. While the minis ters at Peking remain unrelieved, it is not understood why Great Britain should divert forces destined for the re lief of the expedition to garrison a place where peace, thus far, has been undis turbed. A news agency dispatch from Che Foo says a messenger from Peking re ports that the dowager empress sent four cartloads of food to the legations on July 28. The British foreign office is under stood to have suppressed portions of the last dispatch of the British minister at Peking, Sir Claude MacDonald, on the ground that these explicit statements re garding the quantity of food and ammu nition available might be useful to the enemy. ADVANCE OF THE ALLIES. It Is Rendered Extremely Difficult by Recent Heavy Rains. Che Foo, Aug. o, via Shanghai, Aug. 9.—Owing to the heavy rains the Pei Ho river has risen and flooded the country in away that will make the advance of the allies extremely difficult. The Japanese and Russians, in a re connoisance, met the enemy on July 30, strongly entrenched, in the direction of Peitsang and had a small engagement. The Chinese fire was accurate, and only good cover prevented heavy casualties. The Japanese lost three killed and 25 wounded. Documents found in the native city of Tien Tsin prove the official encourage ment given to the rebels, also that prices were set on foreigners’ heads, the high est figures being set on those of Ameri cans. Guns For Service In China. Washington, Aug. 9.—Two army transports, the Indiana and the Thomas, have arrived at Nagasaki. The Indiana will take a battalion of the Fifteenth infantry and other supplies now aboard the Sumner and proceed to Taku, the Sumner going on to Manila. She sailed some time ago from Manila for San Franciso. She has on board siege guns and Maxim guns which General Mac- Arthur is sending to General Chaffee. These will be put aboard the Indiana to be carried to Taku. Five Priests Slain. Lyons, Aug. 9.—The Catholic Jour nal announces new massacres and a dis aster to the missions in the southeast province of Chi Li. It says that five priests have been killed. RUPTURE IS THREATENED. Relations Between France and Russia Strained—French View of It. Paris, Aug. 9.—-Count Lamsdorf’s appointment by the czar as minister of foreign affairs has created something akin to a panic here in political and for eign circles. The count has always leaned more strongly against Russia, standing with Germany, and is known as a pronounced adversary of the Franco-Russian alli ance. The latter has become very strained since Parisian financiers declined to have anything to do with floating the last Russian loan and the sudden recall to St. Petersburg of the Russian gen eralissimo, Dragomieroff, and the chief of the general staff, who were here in consultation with the French war de partment, followed by Count Lams dorff’s appointment, seems to indicate that the alliance, for the sake of which France has made such big sacrifices, is on the eve of rupture. Slocum Crushed to Death. Birmingham, Ala., Aug. 9.—J. B. Slocum, a young white man, aged 22 years, met a horrible death while trying to board a moving freight train at Brook side, 17 miles west of here, on the South ern railway. He was drinking some, according to report, and when the local freight came along he made an effort to grab a car, thinking the train was not going to stop, and missing his hold was thrown under the wheels. He was badly mangled. The man’s death was almost instantaneous. BRYAN’S PLANS FOR FUTURE. He Outlines His Work For the Next Thirty Days. Indianapolis, Aug. 9.—William Jen nings Bryan, looking none the worse for the trying ordeal through which he had just passed, came down town in a car riage from Mayor Taggert’s home, where he spent the night, at 9 o’clock this morning. Many people on the streets recognized him as the carriage gaSSed, but he slipped into the Grand otel almost unnoticed. He did not get far, however, before he was surrounded by the crowd that had been lounging about the hotel lobby. Although he had been the central figure of a rush of thou sands of people for 48 hours, he was ap parently in better physical condition than a majority of the men he greeted. Discussing the plans for the immedi ate future he said: “I have two more notification speeches to make, my letter of acceptance to is sue, a speech at the Grand Army en campment and a speech somewhere on Labor day. I don’t know, however, where I shall speak Labor day. I have promised to come here for the National Association of Democratic clubs meet ing in October. The Bryan party, including the Ste vensons, John I. Martin, sergeant at arms, Governor Thomas of Colorado, James D. Richardson of Tennessee and several others left at 11:40 o’clock for Chicago over the Big Four. They had a special car. DEMOCRATS SWEEP STATE. Populists Get Four Representatives and Probably One Senator. Birmingham, Ala., Aug. 9.—Chair man Smith of the state Democratic cam paign committee states that so far as he has been able to figure up to this time only four members of the house of rep resentatives seem assured for the Popu lists. These are from Chilton, Shelby, St. Clair and Fayette counties. A feature of the election, Chairman Smith points out, is that in redeeming counties from Populism the redemption was made complete by carrying them both for the county and state Demo cratic tickets. In the few counties which went for the Populists the Demo crats made immense gains. Indications from the returns at hand are that the Republican state ticket polled a larger popular vote than that of the Populists. GAYNOR HEARING RESUMED. Sterley Identifies a Number of Docu ments Connected With the Work. New York, Aug. 9.—The hearing in the proceedings against John F., W. T. and E. H. Gaynor and Benjamin D. Greene, looking to their removal to the jurisdiction of the Georgia federal court for trial, was resumed before Commis sioner Shields today. J. M. O. Sterley, chief clerk of the United States engi neers office, Savannah, a witness in the proceedings several times before today, identified a number of documents in connection with the improvement work done by the Gaynors. John F. Gaynor’s counsel attempted to prove that the various contracts in question upon which conspiracy is charged all received the indorsement of either the chief of the United States en gineers or of the secretary of war. He also brought out the fact that under Captain Carter’s direction the monthly reports of the quality of the materials used and the progress of the work were required of all assistant engineers and inspectors. CRICKET MATCH CALLED OFF English Team Unable to Visit America This Season. Philadelphia, Aug. 9.—The inter national cricket match between teams representing England and Philadelphia which was to have been played in this city next month is off. The Associated Cricket club of this city has received information from Eng land that Captain S. H. Wood of the Derbyshire county team, who had hoped to organize a team to visit the United States to play a series of international matches, found he would be unable to secure enough strong players and has been forceci to postpone the tnp until next year. VERDICT GIVEN FOR $7,000. Fireman Vaughn’s Children Win Their Suit Against the Railroad. Ringgold, Ga., Aug. 9.—The case of the two minor children of Thomas Vaughan against the Western and At lantic railroad has just ended in a ver dict in their favor for $7,000. The jury was out but a very short time. It will be remembered that Fireman Vaughn was killed at the water tank in this county. His widow brought the case in court, but she died recently, and the two children took the place of their mother in the suit. The case was stub bornly contested by the railroad. This is the case wherein Engineer Ray became famous by refusing to testify be fore Commissioner McCord, under the advice of the railroad lawyers, and was committed to jail for contempt. Ray was released on bond and Lawyer O. T. Ladson, plaintiff’s attorney, again got warrants for his arrest, and after a few days Ray came back and surrendered, and Ladson got his evidence. Nearing the End. Georgetown, Ky., Aug. 9. The defense expects to conclude its testi mony in the Powers case today or to morrow. Surveyor Coolman, who testi fied yesterday, was allowed to make an explanation regarding some of his state ments and also some correction of the answers he explained were made upon a misunderstanding of the questions put to him. Will Follow the Suggestion. New York, Aug. 9. —General Henry L. Burnett, United States district attor ney, returned here today from Wash ington. He had a conference with Sec retary Root and Attorney General Griggs as to the future course of the government to be taken in the Neely case. General Burnett said that the suggestion in Judge Lacombe’s opinion would be followed Two Hundred Armenians Slain. Constantinople, Aug. 9. —Advices received from Bitlif, Asiatic Turkey, say that 200 men, women and children have been massacred in the Armenian village of Spakhank, in the district of Sassun, by troops and Kurds against Ali Pasha, the commandant at Bitlif. He is also said to hate ordered the vil lage burned. NO. 97