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VOL. XXII.—NO. 157.
will forces PROSECUTION of
the: royalists who INSULTED
Declare* She Did Not Take an Active
Part In DlMtnrbance at Aulriill
Race Track—Wild Scene* In tlie
Chumber oUT Deputies During Dls
ciiMhion of the Ugly l)f ministra
tion—Examination of Offenders*.
PARIS, June 5.-The scenes at Auteuil
on Sunday and in the chamber c!" deputies
today have only had the effect of
increasing' the jopulariiy of President
Loubet and of strengthening the hands
of th<? government. The promptitude of
the premier, M. Dupuy, in carrying out
hi? promise to take meavjies to Insure
justice as soon as the court of cassation
bad pronounced judgment is regarded i'.s
proof that he himself can show a clean
biil, and although he wad premier at the
tii.it, Geu. Mercier kept him ignorant of
the measures adopted against Dreyfus.
Interviews with various high personages
who witnessed the incident at Auteuil
yesterday are published this morning, all
testifying to the savagery of the dem
onstration. It is asserted that although
the price of admission to the paddock was
20 francs, this was full of coachmen,
footmen and valets, evidently sent there
to create a disturbance.
Countess Lourmti, wife of the Italian
ambassador to France, was sitting on M.
l.oubefs left during the affuir, and he
a.'keel her whether she intended to stay.
She rtplied:
"Certainly, Monsieur le President, am 1
not in the place or" honor?"
Capt. Baratier, of the Alarchand mis
sion, attracted considerable attention to
himself during the affair, and was pub
licly kissed by Duchesse d'Uzes.
Among those arrested whose names
have not hitherto been cabled are Comte
Fromsen, Vicomte Combe and Comte
Moustlers Merinvllle.
M. Lemercier, the examining magis
trate, tonight began the interrogation of
those under arrest for participating in
yesterday's rioting. Ten. including M.
de Panissapassy, have been provisional
ly released. About fifteen will be prose
cuted on the charge of rebellion, for
■which the punishment is five years' im
The charge against Comte Christiano
is of assaulting a magistrate while in the
exercise of his functions, an offense
punishable by imprisonment from two to
five years.
The ministers met this morning, Pres
ident Loubet in the chair, and decided
to femove the advocate general, M Lom
bart, and the minister of justice, M Le
Bret, was directed to begin proceedings
against M. Tardiff, president of the as
sizes court, before the council of mag
istracy, for the way in which they con
ducted the case against MM. Deroulede
and Marcel-Habert, who were acquitted
V\ ednesday last of the charge of inciting
soldiers to insubordination at the time
of the election of President Loubet.
The cabinet did not arrive at any de
cision respecting Gens, de Boisdeffre and
Gonse, pending the result of the inquiry
regarding Dv Paty de Clam.
The prefect of police, M. Blanc has
ordered the closure of the Automobile
Club de France, of which the Count de
Dion, who was one of the ringleaders
at Auteil yesterday, is president. A po
lice commissary thereupon proceeded to
the club's premises on the Place de la
Concord, and cleared the members out,
after which he affixed seals on the doors
Vigorous measures have been taken to
suppress demonstrations. Mounted de
tachments of republican guards have
been stationed about the Place de la Con
ccrd, in the Rue de l'Elysee, and in the
Rue dcs Tuilerles.
There were violent scenes in the cham
ber of deputies this afternoon, owing to
royalist denunciations of President Lou
bet, and the soldiers on duty had to expel
the chief anti-Loubet speaker, M. Rious
de Largentaye.
The chamber of deputies met at 2
o'clock this afternoon. The public gal
leries were crowded with fashionable
people, including many ladles in pretty
toilettes who used their fans vigorously
on account of the heat. The galleries of
the senators and diplomats were also
full. There was a large and early at
tendance of deputies who animatedly dis
cussed the incidents of yesterday. Pre
mier Dupuy and the minister of justice,
M. Lebret, sat on the ministerial bench.
M. La Loge, who moved the interpella
tion, rose at 2:25 p. m. and said the hour
of action had struck. (Cheers from the
Leftists and murmurs from the Rightists,
and a bable of cries in which MM. Cas
sagnac and Lassies, anti-Semites, par
M. La Loge asked the premier if he
had been warned beforehand of yester
day's demonstration. He then eulogized
President Loubet, who, he said, under
took the presidency in a time of stress.
(Loud applause.)
M. Rlous de Largentaye, Conservative,
representing the Second division of Dl
nan, Cotes dv Nord, shouted: "Loubet
is not honest; he is a Panamaist."
This statement called forth violent pro
tests and shouts of order, but M. de Lar
gentaye persisted In spite of the uproar
in declaring honest men were arrested
yesterday. This was followed with shouts
of "Down with Loubet," and a scene of
wild excitement ensued. The Leftists
shouted at the top of their voices: "Cen
sure, with temporary exclusion."
President Deschanel ordered M. de Lar
gentaye to withdraw, but the latter re
fused and the session was suspended, the
deputies being requested to withdraw in
or.ler that M. de Largentaye be expelled.
When the order was given for the ex
pulsion of M. de Largentaye the com
manding officer on duty at the Palais Bour
bon entered the chamber with a squad of
soldiers and requested M. de Largentaye
to withdraw. . The latter waited until
many of his colleagues had left the
house, then rose and walked out, escorted
by the soldiers. There was cheering and
counter-cheering when M. de Largentaye
appeared in the corridor. The sitting
was then resumed. M. La Loge asked
what measures the government Intended
to take in the future, and the premier
replied that after yesterday's Incidents
his first step was to address a respectful
fj)g $1 fattl iluk
greeting to the nation's elect and to "the
firm dtisen .who was and who remains
the guaranty of republican communion."
Premier Dupuy said: "The representa
tives of eleganco and good taste have
given us an idea of what France may
expect from their idleness and indolence.
We knew secret meetings had taken
Place, and that preparations were made
for demonstrations. We took measures !
for the president s protection in driving
to and from the race course, and nothing
occurred on the way."
Here a royalist deputy cried out: "You
hid him."
M. Dupuy retorted: "No, your friends
hid behind the women."
Protests from the Rightists followed and
M. l.asslos, anti-Semite, cried: "Loubet
and Delcasse (the minister of foreign
affairs) hid behind policemen."
This statement was followed by an up
roar lasting several minutes. M. Dupuy
"We stationed police at the paddock
with orders to intervene immediately in
case of a demonstration, and did so,
though the met with much opposition and
protects. I assume all responsibility. '
"You have the evil eye," cried M. Las
sies, a remark which caused laughter.
M. Dupuy continued: "AH the police did
their duty and an Individual threw him
self on the president of the republic, who
remained calm. The proceedings at Au
teuii were all the more disgusting be
en use they occurred in the presence of
foreign representatives. The persons who
have been arrested will be examined by
a magistrate, who will decide whether
there is a conspiracy. We are satisfied
the accused are members of clubs which
the government has decided to close.
Yesterday's demonstrators pretend to
represent France in the army, but the
public are against them. We are sup
porters of the republic and republicans
who do not mix with those who are only
borrowed in name In order to better de
stroy her. They have given us a counter
sign we intend to uphold. If you give us
your confidence we shall know how to
defend our institutions from those who
attack them." (Applause.)
Here M. de Cassagnac, Conservative, In
"The country is sick of the republic.
As to the affair which has divided the
nation and families, it will weigh heavily
against you. The stories current in re
gard to the measures which you propose
against the generals—"
"A certain amount of courage," ex
claimed the premier, "is required to do
what we propose.'"
"To drag before a high court," retorted
M. Cavaignac (the former, minister of
war), "your former colleague. You have
cause to close the clubs,,for the nation
is awakening and is only awaiting the
right man." (Applause.)
After further debate M. Meline and his
supporters moved the order of the day,
approving the government's action. An
order of the day was accepted by the gov
ernment stigmatizing the occurrence at
Auteuil and approving the declarations of
the government. It was tarried without a
division, after the first part" had been
adopted by a vote of 513 to 32, and the
second part had been voted by 326 to 123.
A heated discussion afterwards occurred
over the prosecution of . Gen. ■ Mercier
in the midst of which M. Lasies sug
gested the impeachment of the premier
and -violently; criticised : those c who were
"persecuting" Gen. Mercier, which the
deputy declared was a maneuver made
to lnfluenc the court-martial .at
Rennes. \--. Finally the* chamber voted to
adjourn the appointment of the com
mission -of Inquiry into the conduct of
Gen. Mercier until after the court-mar
tial at Rennes. •;/-'" ' \i'.'.~ '."■:■: ■ •*
The Leftists moved . that the verdict of
the r court of cassation -,; be' placarded
everywhere In France, and M. Jourde
; Socialist, admitted that he ■ had been 1
mistaken about: the * Dreyfus affair and
had reparation. to make. He added he
was surprised that M. • Cavaignac had
not proceeded him to the tribunal, which
: caused the latter to say: ,';>^.T*^ •
"I ; have already made reparation by
discovering and making known the error
committed." ■ . ■- . : -*ir-r.
M. Brissbn said: •■'
"The cabinet I presided over was un
fortunate enough to cause to be pla
carded a speech containing misstate
ments. I ask "the chamber vote the
placarding of the" verdict of the court
of cassation." . ■:•' :--. •
The premier did not oppose the pla
carding of the verdict, which was adopted
by a vote of 317 to 212.
The municipal, council this afternoon
discussed . the Auteuil . affair, . and .M.
Blanc, prefect of police, announced that
. fifty of ' those under arrest ■ would be
prosecuted ■ for insulting ; the president.
He animadverted severely upon the cow
ardice of Count Christiano, who now pre
tends that he struck the president by
accident in his attempt to escape from
the melee. -• ; .•'..-,;■,.".... ...
•The council unanimously adopted a res
olution . expressing its . abhorrence .. to . the
insulting demonstration" and its respect
ful sympathy • with and ". confidence in 'M.
Loubet. ' .:.
Devil's Island Prisoner Will Soon
Sail for France.
FORT DE FRANCE, Island of Mar
tinique, June 6.—There is no truth in the
report that: Dreyfus ■ has ;embarked on
board the steamer..Vllle de Tangier. The
Sfax, .which left here |at 10- o'clock : last
night to take Dreyfus on board, _sailed
quite unexpectedly. § It was not until 4
o'clock in . the . afternoon that her com
mander was notified \to sail, and " the
cruiser left as soon as she could get up
- steam i and ; take :on board the necessary,
provisions. O The ( authorities of Cayenne
foresaw four days J ago " that ? the : Sfax
would leave Fort :de. France , on , her pres
ent : mission i and at 2 o'clock , this after
noon the dispatch boat Goelarid,; ".sta
tioned in the waters : of: French ' Guiana,
left Cayenne, the capital, v for - Devil's
island, having on 1 board the superinten
dent of r the penitentiary and the com
; mander of the marine military. -.V. These'
officials are delegated by the French gov
ernment .to r : officially., notify S Dreyfus of
the revision of his trial. " , ■'■' ' . ~ .. __ ;--
1 Dreyfus received the day before yes
terday a cable message announcing the
decision of the court of cassation. Drey
fus, however, will „be under - charges af
ter - having been officially notified of the
court's action in this case, but he will
be able to resume wearing the : military
uniform of his rank in order to so ap
pear before the new council of war. The
Goeland : will :be back -at :! Cayenne to
: morrow. '■;"'■ " v. ' ; :: ■ .-
Warn Not ''; Mixed Up ;In the Attack
Upon President ' lionbet.
. PARIS, June. —Comte and .Comtesse
Bcnl de Castellane assure the correspond
ents of .the Associated Press that: there is
no truth in the statement that the com
: teese was mixed up in th« rioting on ■ the
Auteuil . race course yesterday. ,; ; -\The
comtesse.', was \ disagreeably surprised to
see her name connected with the affair.
; The- story originally appeared In La
Presse, "of this city, which said "it had
received the information from a source
usually reliable. .• ; ; -"'.. :
- Ran Down and Killed. •"> ''.'■ -.-
C ALLIANCE, 6., June. s.—lsaac R. * Eck
and • daughter, - Mrs. ; Mary J. Coop.-while
standing on the Port Wayne and Chicago
'crossing,' today, were run down by • a
freight ■ train and killed. , .-;
OF THE 1111 lsk
has gone: home: satisfied that
; l'emi«.vlvunlu "Wire* That a Major-!
tty of Republican " Member^ of
. That State's Delegation Win Vote
;"~ for ~ Col. Henderson— Ha*
. More Than a ' Majority, and His
Selection by Acclamation Sure.
NEW YORK, „ June Congressman
Sherman, of Utica, came to this city to
day to prepare for ; the meeting of th«
Republican congressmen from New York
s state, which will be held at the Fifth
Avenue hotel at _ noon tomorrow. • '■'• .:/•;;
Congressman George AY. Ray, of Nor
wich, called at Republican state head
quarters today and gave his views on the
speakership contest.
"It's all up with New York," he said to
a reporter, "Henderson has enough votes
to elect him already and in a few days
he will have nearly every state In th*
Union back of him. Under the circum
stances all that the New York delegation
can do is to fall into line tomorrow and
whoop for Henderson. If we adopt any
other course we will be dragged in the
mud behind the Henderson chariot. More
over, to put forward a New York candi
date when all the rest of the country
is with Henderson would not Improve
the chances of New York congressmen to
get well placed on committees."
Probable Speaker Henderson la
Drawn Into an Admission,
MILWAUKEE, Wis., June 6.—ln an
interview Col. D. B. Henderson, of lowa,
expresses gratitude for the effective ef
forts of Wisconsin congressmen In his
behalf as candidate for speaker in the
national congress to succeed Speaker
Reed. In regard to the report that he is
an anti-imperialist and with reference to
other like matters, Col. Henderson said
that now is not the time for individuals
to fix policies.
"See where we are," said Col. Hender
son, "and then see whether it is reason
able for us to attempt to anticipate the
conditions which time brings. Here we
are on June 5 in a period of transition
and readjustment, and congress will not
meet until next December—unless, which
is not likely, there should be a special
session—and we should not attempt to
forestall future action with the light of
developments may show to be advan
tageous and proper. What we all should
do at this time is to stand steadfastly
in support of President McKinley. As
the chief executive he is in possession of
hourly acquired information as wto the
ever-changing conditions. This he, in
time, will give over to us, I have no
doubt, and in the meantime I believe it
the duty of us all to give him our firm,
loyal support. That Is all I care to say—
in fact I have said more than I had in
tended faying."
Compliment for the Wife of William
Jenningw Bryan.
WASHINGTON, June s.—The Demo
crats of the District of Columbia held an
enthusiastic meeting tonight, at which
many speeches eulogizing Bryan and In
dorsing him for the new president were
made. There was forwarded to Mrs.
AVilliam Jennings Bryan, of Nebraska,
a fine marble bust of her husband for
presentation to her on her birthday, June
17. The letter of presentation adopted
says it is to adorn the home wherein her
•womanly devotion to the ideal of the re
public has strengthened her husband's
fight and that his work evidences the
constant benediction of wife and home.
A handsomely engrossed address accom
panies the bust.
One by One They Wheel Into Line
for Hendenon.
CHICAGO, June s.—Congressman Darld
B. Henderson received further evidence
of support tonight in a message (from
Gen. Henry H. Bingham, of Pennsyl
vania, who notified him that thirteen
congressmen of that state were for him
and that he might secure twenty. Gen.
Bingham was one of the candidates for
Col. Henderson left tonight for his
home In Dubuque, 10., feeling satisfied
that developments since he came to Chi
cago assured him .the speakershlp.
Indiana Indor*«t Henderson.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., June ».—The
statement issued by the majority- of the
Indiana Republican delegates tonight e»
plains the position of the delegation on
the speakership question: .
"In response to a call made by Repre
sentative Jessie Overstreet, George W.
Farls, James E. Wataon, George W.
Cromer, James A. Hemenway, E. W.
Crumpacker and M. Landls, met at th«
Denlßon hotel tonight, to confer on the
subject of the speakershlp of the house
of representatives. Representatives Steel
and Brick were not present. The mem
bers of the delegation present wer«
unanimous for Hon. D. B. Henderson, of
lowa, for speaker, and sent him a tele
gram extending greeting and pledging
their support"
Remarkable Discovery Is Reported
by Two Oregon Miner*. ' '■. ".
PORTLAND, . Or., .1 June '- s.—Joseph
Walsh and J Edward . Burke,: who; have
grown' gray prospecting in Oregon, ■ say
they have at last struck - a bonanza in
Josephine county. y, They ;j found ; a mine
little more than a month ago, and Its lo
cation is known only to themselves. They
came here yesterday en route to Ban
Francisco to arrange ' for a ten-stamp
mill. •■
They have with them $30,000, which they
claim to have taken from a depth of less
than a foot on their location. Walsh
states that within the short time Blnoe
he and his partner struck their mino
they have dug a Bhaft about twenty
feet, at which depth they found a well
defined quartz ledge, or rather god edge,
as the deposit contains 80 per clent gold.
"I believe it to be the richest thing
ever unearthed on this" coast," remarked
Walsh. '"There is enough gold in sight
to make multi-millionaires of both of us."
He added that with * hand mortar alone
there would be no difficulty in two men
pounding out $10,000 a day.
Walsh, who is now sWty-five years old,
was working near Alvinza Hayward'B
great mine in Amador county, California,
when Hay ward struck It rich. Hay
ward's luck did riot light upon him a
moment too soon, because a few days be
fore he struck the bt& body of ore he
could no longer* obtain-'credit for a sack
of flour.
Walsh and Burke were In a similar fix
when they found their bonanza. The
joint capital was ddwn to Jess than $3,
and they were without prospect of obtain
ing work.
Senator Allison Thinks a Measure
-.:'■■■ r^;Will Be r««»e<l. :;};'.'.. ..-.
. WASHINGTON, June 6.—Senator Alli
son, of the senate .finance = committee, In
an Interview today said: -..- ;-.-.■...
. -,',- "In my Judgment the next congress will
pass a ' financial Jneasiire.' *My ?: judgment'
also; is that; the : finance committee * will
take up the financial question anew. The
- bill» agreed upon by the Republicans of
the house ■.will>no; doubt ,be-lajd before
» us, in the; nature of a suggestion,; and
; we " will consider .it, as we do other plans
which represent : coihmendable -features.".
Perhaps =in thei future :we will meet with
the gentlemen of the* house, but nothing
definite ; in that direction has " been far
' ranged." .^-• f > ■. *-'<>•-'•": •.- - ■ ■-:
."Have you any Idea along what lines
the currency legislation \ will be framed?"
: • "I don't anticipate any very great radi
cal measures. We want to maintain our
standard .and, at : the same time give • the
country, a safe and yet a flexible curren
cy. It is said that we ought to declare
for the gold' standard, but we. arc-on the:
gold standard .. now. The recommenda
tions of the president/;-relative to the is
•sue of national bank currency to the par
value of the bonds deposited with- the
United States treasurer, a decrease"in the
tax on national bank circulation arid the
payment of gold . for greenbacks when the
latter are taken out of the treasury are
all worthy of enactment < into : law, and: 1
should not be surprised" to see them
adopted. There may be some new sug
gestions, . as, > for - instance, some ' legisla
tion regarding -our silver .certificates,"
which will, remove " them from the least
degree .of uncertainty. There are "now.
about $380,000,000 of silver notes in j circu
lation, ' and,- while they are -as good: as
gold, and while there ijs not the slightest
doubt*; of "• the' ability,-of :the 'country to
sustain them, : whether .. we legislate'•" or
not, there r have "been some suggestions
that we ought to make their status cer
New . Yotrk Senator' Has Idea* of
French Jtfstlce.
LONDON, June s.—Senator-elect Chaun
cey M. Depew. . with his g son, r Chauncey
M. j Depew Jr.; will leave for . Paris to
morrow. ■ .^ ■• -■'■'-•:•,- 'j.-. ■....•--?;■■:. , ; '.: ■•-■ .•
"It is impossible to say what will de
velop in France an the outcome of - the
present- political conditions," he :, remark
ed to : the correspondent .'of... the- Asso
: ciated Press. "It looks to me as if the
• young exquisites, who';attacked M. ; Lou
bet yesterday, may find themselves In a
tight place. - I, v imagine; that an attack
. upon the chief j magistrate might' Tead to
a long imprisonment. ; The main ele
ment of -doubt as to the punishment of
these royalists is .what a French jury
i may do.; A man trises r and : cries 'Vive
la France,' and Varmee;' and ft
;makes .no difference what the evidence
may : be, he ■is ~ acquitted." • ?- . / -' -, -.'■->, A
; Referring to politick, Senator-elect De
pew- said: v -.' : :vi'.y.l: r r-. ■: ■: ■■,'i-i^^ ?;:
"I have every reason to think that Ur.
McKinley and Mr. Hobart will be re
nominated without opposition and re
elected. If the Democrats met today
they would select William Jennings Bry
an as their presidential candidate. On
the other hand, a large faction of Demo
crats are anxious to rid themselves of
the free silver burden, and they are tak
ing up the anti-expansion and anti
trust cries. So It looks as if by the time
the convention meets they will be ready
for a big political trade.
"They will bargain to buy off free sil
ver by giving up the demand for a big
army and navy and will go before the
country on an anti-imperialism and anti
corporation, socialistic and labor party
basis. If this occurs there will be an
other tremendous fight, but the Republi
cans will win. Such a platform would
mean the nomination of Mr. Gorman."
Head of (he Pennsylvania System
. Expires Somewhat Suddenly.
PHILADELPHIA, /• June 5. — Frank
Thomson, president of the Pennsylvania
Railroad company, dJfed at 7:30 o'clock
this evening at his home at Merion, a
•few. miles* out of the city. .'. ;.=:.
. Mr. Thomson „ had (been' ill about two
I weeks. H returned to his home on May
20 from a tour .of £ inspection 1 which he,
with other officials' of 4 the company, had
: made" over . the main' and leased - lines lof
: the * Pennsylvania -railroad ■ system. .'. The
; trip had occupied about : a ..week. Upon
: his | return . home Tie- was suffering (from
, acute indigestion, and at - once I took to
his bed and placedr himself :in the hands
of his physician. •-,■.--',■. 'jr.. ". '
. Mr. Thomson had enjoyed v extraordin
ary good j health, and his .relatives; and
] friends believed he would soon rally and
: recover ": from -•" his --" ■. indisposition. ;: -" His
death .' tonight was rather sudden, and
; was wholly. unexpected. X:;..^- ;V ;
s Mr. Thomson was sixty-eight : years -of
age, ; and since he i reached the age of
I seventeen years ' had been ■" in the service
of the ■ great railroad f company of - which
jbe ''■ had been: thje-Jiead during the last
two years of his'life, he having • sue
! ceeded to the presidency in 1897, on the
! death of President "Robertas :. - .•. •' \
'Another Measage Thought to ; Have
Been " Thrown From Hl« Balloon. -
CHRISTIANIA, June s.—According to a
dispatch from ' Mandas7 : the most south
ern : town of : Norway? two.; boys on May
24 last found; oit t£ie«£U>rth w ' coast; of Ice
land a small cork ; case containing ! a slip
of paper " dated ' July 1^ 1897,; signed '. "An
dree, Strongberg ;and^renankel,". and
bearing the words : "Ah well. Thrown out
about longitude 81; latitude unknown." -;
- Prof. ' Andree's brother thfriks the case
was probably rdne'otffthe; letter ". buoys
with which the Andre* expedition „- was
provided. ..'" ;":c.V-.''"-|/ -V.. 1 -- " '
"■' ■••■-■■■■■•.:':.r:--re*•;,"■■''• ■■_';-'-'•■"-: -^ - "
Twenty-Five ". More \* .' Consumptive
V:}. . Cows Killed.;-•■-.■;■
~. CHICAGO, June 6.—Gpv. Tanner, at
the . stock yards" .witnessed the
slaughtering of twenty^. 1-; en cows in ; a
test conducted by the state board -. of
I health and the -state" bbard of live stock
commissioners, ' -"3fwe'nt^iiave. were '. found'
;to be in an ; advanced stage ;. of ; consump
;tion 1 and the other two had well-devel
oped cases."' - This herd came from a dairy
" farm ■■ in Sangnmon- county that! supplies
'■ the governor's ! household with ; milk, and
Ihe expressed himsfclf Very forcibly on the
' subject. v "That : test demonstrates," said
; he, "the danger that constantly confronts
l the public, ,'and, proves that the live stock
\ commissioners should be invested with
: power .to examine : "«'ery herd in the state,
whether private* or?hot." -„' ■
Cuban Pres* and Officers of the Cu
ban Army Join In Open Condem
nation of the Methods Employed
by the Intervening Nation—Rev
olutionary Utterances That May
Lead to Serious Trouble.
HAVANA,June 5.—A dispatch from San
Apitonio de los Banos says that Jose La
Bregat, a notorious agent of Gen. Wey
ler, who outraged defenseless women and
killed children, arrived there yesterday.
His appearance was the signal for the
gathering of relatives and friends of
those whom'he formerly persecuted. The
excitement continued throughout the day
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American women—and ■ men,, too —by
the tens of thousands will find "pleasure In
in the report that Mrs. Florence May
brick may soon be released, from the
English prison, whose doors shut behind
her ten years ago. It would be hard, in
deed, to find a convicted person, and
one, too, convicted for such • a crime as
the murder of a husband,- for whom such
general sympathy has arisen and whose
fate has excited such widespread senti
mental interest. A petition signed by 503,
--000 persons, resulted In the commutation
of Mrs. Maybrlck's sentence from death
to life Imprisonment, and since then ef
forts on a great scale have been inter
mittently made to secure her complete
pardon. The center of all -the efforts has
been among American women, who have
never for a moment beUeved that Mrs.
Maybrick was guilty of the crime charged
and last n!ght. About midnight a crowd
surrounded the house where he was, and
began to threaten him. He attempted to
escape, and, on meeting the demonstra
tors, emptied his revolver, wounding two
persons. The crowd closed in and cap
tured him, and he was lynched in tliu
public square.
The anxiety following the excitement
caused a commission of Spaniards to
come to Havana yesterday to ask the in
terference of Gen. Brooke. He could not
receive them before a late hour of the
evening, but he readily offered to send
a detachment of American soldiers to the
town. The commission, which left San
Antonio before lynching, returned to find
La Bregat dead.
Col. Figuerro, of the Cuban cavalry In
Havana province, in a communication to
I.a Lucha, passionately appeals to the
soldiers who were mustered out last week
to refuse to give up their arms and ac
cept the American gratuity. Tie de
nounces those who act contrary to such
advice as "cowards" and "voluntary out
casts." Ho says:
"The offer made by the United States
insults the honor of the army of libera
tion, which did not desert its posts even
In the terrible battlefield and disgraces
the graves of soldiers who died covered
with glory. I do not doubt the sincerity
of the American promises, but if this
money is presented as a gift, why do not
the Americans purchase plows and oxen
with it, Instead of insisting upon the de
livery of our arms. Guard, therefore, the
flag, which will be mine through life, and
guarded by my sabre, which will be un
sheathed until the declaration of our Inde
pendence or until the necessity arises for
returning a Titanic Btroke."
Although the laws of this city prohibit
ing cruelty to animals are perhaps suf
ficiently explicit and comprehensive. It
now seems that either through the Igr
norance or apathy of the police arrests
of offenders are seldom made, though In
stances of cruelty frequently come un
der the eyes of the authorities. Ameri
cans who are anxious to see established
here a branch of the Society for Preven
tion of Cruelty to Animals have recently
discussed the matter with the civil gov
ernor, Gen. Ruiz Rivers, the mayor,
Senor Perfecto la Coste, and other
prominent Cubans, as well as with MaJ.
(Jen. Ludlow, and all are agreed that a
branch office could do excellent work
here under existing laws if certain lo
calities had agents with power to make
arrests and with the disposition to Inter
est the public generally in enforcing the
law. Under the present law any citizen
is authorized to order the police to make
an arrest for a specific and patent act .of
cruelty, and the officer so ordered miiet
obey, under penalty of dismissal for re
fusing. "Very few people, however, are
aware that this is allowed and the prin
cipal end sought by the organizer* of
the reform is to make the general pub
lic acquainted with Its right in this re
Q«n. Gomez drives daily, but show* th«
Weather - Forecast ; for. St. Paul: - • f
- Showers; Variable Winds.
I—Weyler Agent Lynched.
- New. York .f or Henderson.
Paris In Uproar.
»—Painter's Fatal Kail. !
;. Cycling I Accident*. '
Opposition to C'laoMen, „ - .
1 AlleWannla Claim Settled.
3—Minneapolis Matters.
Northwest Sewn. J, ■
Peace Plan: Adopted. \
Woodmen at Kansas . City.
" Blacalester Exercises. :='r>;:r_r
'■■ Trout Pinches Farmer*. '
Sporting News.
Saints Defeated. "" f
. . ; Big r.Boxers Ili-iuly. :;'
'„'•" Cycle Race Entries. "T
C— MarkelN of the World. ■' - ■
■" Bar Silver, GO .';-»<•. ' ■
ji Chicago Ca«h Wheat, 76 3-4 c.
Stocks Lower.
7—News ©*f the Railways.
B—ln the Field of Labor.
■ New 'Day Train. ''."i:-;^.:-
Civic League Work.
NEW YORK—: Anchorla Glas
.a gow, '•- Friesland, Antwerp. Sailed: La
against her. Mrs. Maybrick Is now twen
ty-seven- y«ars old, and her native place
is Mobile, Ala. When seventeen years old
she met and married James Maybrick, a
man of previous fast life, and still ad
dicted to stimulants and drugs. He w?.s
known to be an arsenic fiend. In 1889,
after exposure on a race track, he be
came sick and died. Mrs. Maybrick was
arrested. Doctors testigfied that her hus
band's death was not due to arsenical
poisoning, and there was no evidence
to show that Mrs. Maybrick had bought
arsenic, though there was much to show
that Mr. Maybrick personally used it.
Yet she was • convicted. Now there is
hope that the vigorous efforts of Joseph
Choate, the American ambassador In
London, may secure her release. The
Marquis of Salisbury has listened favor
ably to the arguments.
Gascogne, Havre; Kaiser Wilhelm 11.,
Genoa, etc.
LIVERPOOL. — Arrived: Umbria, New
BREMEN — Arrived: Koenigen Louise,
New York, via Southampton.
GIBRALTAR-Arrived: Aller, New York
for Genoa.
METROPOLITAN—NeiII Stock company
n "The Senator,' 1 8:15.
Olympic—Vaudeville, 8 p. m.
Frankie Richter in concert, People's
church, 8 p. m.
City council meets, 4 p. m.; assemby, 4:10;
aldermen, 4:15 and 8 p. m.
Field day sports, Macalester college.
Methodist Historical society meets, Ham
■ line, 3 p. m.
Capitol commission meets, 3 p. m.
Class day exercises, Hamline, 8 p. m.
Thirteenth Regiment Auxiliary associa
tion, Commercial club.
Triune Lodge No. 190, A. F. and A. M.,
meets. Masonic hall, Merrlam Park.
Capital City Lodge No. 127, A. F. and A.
M., meets, Masonic hall, Seventh and
Ontario Btreets.
Mizpah Lodge No. 101, A, F. and A. M.,
meets, Masonic hall. South St. Paul.
Minnesota Chapter No. 1, Royal Arch
Masons, meets. Masonic hall, Fifth
street west, opposite postoffice.
: effects of ■ the - recent attack of cold and
i fever. - He says \ he if eels well, but It Is
thought : that 1 such attacks; at his time
lof life are more serious than In : the case
of -a', young man. He emphasizes also
;his "political worry," and :the "cruel' act*
.of men ;to whom In the | past 4 I showed
nothing but . favor." .f- Such : lack :of ■ con
, sideration, he .."declares, -Is; a" ■ source of
grief to him, • coming from whatever
source, and especially when coming
from Men for whom he fought and bled.
9en«atlo!nal Utterance* of the Native
Newspaper* in Santiago.
local press today violently denounces the
censorship order issued by the governor
.general. The Independcia calls it "a
horrible crime against a free people."
The Purcenur says:"-.
. ■ "Cuba has fallen from her position of
a dignified Spanish colony amd \ become
an abject slave of the lntervener."
, The censor has not yet been named.
' The secret police are engaged in tracing
the origin of anonymous letters • received
by the American military authorities. It
is" believed 5 that these emanate from the
inflammatory ■ press. .. - ' .
Millionaire Goelet'a Will Filed.
NEW PORT, R. 1., June s.—The will of
the late Robert Goelet was filed for pro
bate here today. After making provision
for certain bequests for the widow's sup
port during her lifetime it divides the re
mainder of the estate between the son,
Robert Waldorf Goelet, and the daughter,
Beatrice. To Mrs. Goelet is given the
steam yacht Nahma and her fittings, all
household furniture, carriages, horses,
pictures, works of art, etc., also a Hfe in
terest in the house on Fifth avenue, New
York, and the Newport cottage, and an
Income of (200.000 a year.
Army of Occupation Is Not Suffi
ciently Large t<» Hold the Advan
tages Gained at Great Cost of
Life and Treasure— Rebels Easily
Driven, bat Return as Rapidly as
They Depart—Another Battle.
NEW YORK, June s.—(Special.)—A
special from Manila says: "The situa
tion here is one of uncertainty and un
rest. The departure of the volunteers is
not regarded with pleasure. Jt is feared
that after they leave the rebels will be
emboldened to attempt reprisals, as it Is
one of the pet schemes of Aguinaldo to
take advantage of just such happenings
by informing his followers that ths
Americans are leaving because they have
had enough of fighting, thus encouraging
WASHINGTON.June s.—(Special.)—The
There is need for more troops rather
than less."
his forces to continue the struggle,
recent ' conferences at the White houso
have given rise to all sorts of rumors,
and today it is. believed that the presi
dent called in the adjutant general and
other officials for the purpose of prepar
ing to comply with- the suggestion of
Gen. Otis that more soldiers be sent to
Manila. Whatever the dispatches of
Gen. Otis contain, they are not being
made public, and that fact adds to the
general disquietude here. It is predict
ed that a sensation of no meager dimen
sions, in Philippines affairs, is about to
be sprung.
Americans Have Been Famishing
PlltplnoH With Guum.
WASHINGTON, June s.—Capt. Joseph
Henry Grimes has made a complete con
fession of the part he took in aiding the
Filipinos, and the document is in the
possession of the government. He is a
British subject, born in Hong Kong, 23
years ago. He was office manager at
Shanghai for L. Seltael & Co., and there
became acquainted with the agents of the
Filipino rebellion. On June 7 Grimes'
firm conracted with Agoneillo to supply
■ 5,000 Mauser rifles, two Maxim guns,
1,000,000 cartridges, the steamer Pasig and
provisions, etc., at a cost of 9138,000. The
outfit was seized by the British, authori
ties at the request of the Spanish consul.
Then, says Grimes, B. F. Sylvester, a
member of his firm, arranged with Ed
ward B«dloe, American consul at Canton,
to send the arms to that point by means
of a false sale to the Chinese govern
ment. The Chinese governor seized 4,500
rifles and kept them to suppress a re
bellion in his territory. The local auttior
tles refusing permission to sail, she was
transferred from British to American
register by Consul Bedloe, the name
changed to The Abbey, and Bedloo
cleared her and the supplies for the Fili
pinos for Singapore.
On Aug. 27 the Abbey, flying the Amer
ican flag and commanded by Capt. G.
G. Ellis, an American citizen, left VVham
poa, fifteen miles from Canton. On board
was Lewis Leonard Etzel, American citi
zen, whose mission it was to teach the
Filipinos how to use the Maxim guns.
Sylvester, Grimes asserts, falsely told
him that the facts about the expedition
were known to Admiral Dewey and Con
sul General Wildman.
The captain put into Santangas. eighty
miles south of Manila, and turned over
the supplies to the insurgent government
of that town. The cargo consisted of
496 rifles, 15,000 cartridges, two Maxim
guns and 2,000 rounds of Maxim ammuni
tion. After discharging the cargo Grimes
went to Bacor, where he met Agulnaldo,
who said he wanted more ammunition.
Grimes returned to Hong Kong, but was
not successful in his further plans. Syl
vester visited Aguinaldo and failed to
conclude a contract with him to procure
arms in Germany.
"It will be seen by the above state
ment," Grimes saya, "that both Sylvester
and Etzel plotted on American soil
against the American government."
The Abbey was seized about Sept. 25
last by the American revenue cutter Mc-
Culloch, which was attached to Admiral
Dewey's flotilla. Grimes was arrested In
Manila on Nov. S.
Another Oofrnt fotr the Filipinos,
With Nine Killed.
MANILA, June s.—Two battalions of
the Washington troops, under CoJ.
Whalley, on board cascoes, were towed
from Paslg to Morong on Sunday and
landed under cover of a well-directed
fire from the "tlnclad" army gunboats
Napidan and Covadonga. The rebels,
who were entrenched in the outskirts of
the town, reserved their fire until the
troops were ashore and in the open. The
American artillery opened fire on the In
surgents and drove them from their po
sitions, killing nine of thorn and wound
ing five. The Washington troops then
took the town, the rebels fleeing to the
WWle the Americans were on their way
to Morong the insurgents opened fire
from a shore battery at Ancona, the first
shot striking the Covadonga's awning
at a range of 3,500 yards. The Napidan
also was fired at.
Cfen. Corbln at the White Honsr on
Manila Bnttlness.
WASHINGTON. June 5.-Gen. Carfeln
was at the White house tonight, going
over the dispatches from Manila and
other places and considering matters in
connection with the campaign in Luzon.
There was nothing, however, from t»en.
Otis that the officials care to make pub
lic. Although aware several days ago of
the prospective campaign for driving the
insurgents out of the peninsula of Mo
rong, no detailed report of the move
ments of the troops has been receiped
by the war department. There was a
long dispatch from Gen. Otis, but it dealt
mainly with routine matters, including
the examination of officers for promotion,
but filed to give any account of the latest
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