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THE KISS OF A JUDAS Intensely Sensational Testimony l Given Before the Court Martial laborl IsprovlBf. I'AIUH. Aug. n.-A htIuI edition of the Flaaro, Ju( Imued exiHe an- other allea.fj f.rgery In the Dreyfu ca oy puiiimnini tin teirgram rrom "Thj lelt?r of November 10, 1S37, at trlhuled lo me and reproduced In Fl nro of Augunt U. IW I a forgery. "(Hlisned) HrjINKIDEIl." The letter referred to waa one from ; Schneider, the Aumrlan military at' Utile at I'nrla. In which he waa al leged to have mild tchwartxken and j runliiardl. reapectlvely (Jerman and j Italian aitxhea, were trying to make' out that It wa not Ureyfu who waal giving them Information and addlna; J that he had no belief In thee proteata tloii. M. ('avalgnac, former mlnUter of war. In hi te.tltnuny, made a great point of 'lila. , K1S8 OF A Jl'DAS. Teatlmony of Wltnean- Cauiea Great SenMtlon In Court HENNEH, Aug. K.-In the Rreyfu oourtmartlal today Mm. Henry aald: "On July lsth, the day my buaband called on M. Uertullua, colonel In the courae of a conversation that evening told me he had friendly and charming reception. He described bow the mag istrate advanced to meet him and held out hla arm. 'I said to my bua band, are you sure of thla man? Ar you ur he I lncerT I am very much afraid that bla kits waa the klsa of a Judas, " There wa a great sensation In the court at thla statement of Mm. Henry. "I waa not wrong," ahe continued, amid the breathless Interest ot the Peaches... A splendid M f the celebrated Southern Orvgun peache Just received. Other Fruit... In abundance nd of all rari ties. Vegetables... The most complete selection In (be city and all fresh and crisp. Prompt delivery to all rutin of tho city itnd ouNldc point. Foard & Stokes Co. Your Wife Will Ilk It; so will th. coot Star Estate Range Satisfy all who us them. If your better half doe tti cooking, that la an addlttanal reason why there should be a Star Enisle Range In your kitchen. The use of them prevents worry and disappointment. W. J. SCULLY. Agent. iSl Bond Street. court. "Till man la Indeed th Judla I ImAglned. Referring to pter which arrived at tho same time a th bordereau. Mm.!, Henry ald: "These puper wer riot all torn In thousand piece. I waa tble to not that pernonally. The letter often cam antlr. M. Bertullu haa maintained that everything ar rived In piece. That la falar." The court her resounded with ex- claniallon of aurprUe and Mm. Henry concl'idiI: "I have nothing; more to ay. M. Bertullu aald he did not delr. to reply to Mme. Henry, adding: "Bhe la only a woman." "I am not a woman," exclaimed Mme. Honry furiously. "I speak In the name of my huband." The Incident caused great excltment In the court. "Now I will reply to the Madame," ild M. Uertullua. "Bhe la defending the name of a dead man and that of her child." (re newed aenaatlon.) , Colonel Plciuart wa then called to ,he (,,,, tnd. He proteated rnot flrml)r a,,ln,t u ,uplclon of havirta cauaed the disappearance of any doeu- ruent relating to Dreyfua. The docu menta had dlsapp-ared but he wa not connected with their dlaoppeaT-ani-e. Ho alao repelled with Korn the auertlon that be bad endeavored to ,,ul .neither olTlcer In the place of lho .I author of the bordereau. "It I true," the wltneaa continued, "that tho name of Captain Dorval be ing meiitlonel to me aa a dangeroua man. I had him watched, and do you know, gentlemen, by whom Dorval waa denounced? Ily hi own couln." con- Unued Ploiuart, "Major Del'aty du Clam." (aensatlon.) The colonel outlined hi connection with Dreyfua at th military college and afterwards at the mtnlstery ot war, where, owing to the anti-Semite predJuJIce of th genera ataff, be first appointed Dreyfua to the depart ment where probationers had no direct cognlunce of ecmt document." Referring to the dictation test, the witness earnestly and emphatically affirmed that be aaw no signs ot per turbation In tbe handwriting of Drey fua on that occasloa and moreover shortly attroward Du Faty du Clam admitted that ha baaiwt found frcafi charge against Dreyfus. "B.'yond the bordereau," added wlt neaa. "ther waa nothing agalnat Drey fua buluuty nothing." "His Impression, during th Investi gation," continued Colonel Plcquart, wa that the acquittal of the accused was probable, aa the evidence waa In sufficient." The colonel declared that In 1M4 he did not know the co nneta of the secret dossier, but he believed, like all other officers, that it contained frightful proof against the prisoner. When he became acquainted with Ita contents howeVitf, he found that his "earlK Impressions were entirely wrong." (prolongued sensation.) Next the colonel examined the bor dereau and declared Dreyfua could not have disclosed a part of it. Regarding the Madagascar note, the wltnes disputed lta valu and said he did nut believe It wa a confidential note. Colons Plcquart then declared he had nerer seen Dreyfus copy the small est document In the war department. In the opinion of the witness, the de partment where the bordereau waa dis covered ought to have been searcked when tie discovery waa made. This, he explained, waa the department In which Du Paty de Clam worked and that was the department In which he waa working on the plan of concentra tion of troops and the Madagascar ex pedition. He ad led: "It wa In the Major Du Paty du Clam' deportment that a search should have been made, or rather In hi private room where he worked quite alone." (sensation.) HIS CONDITION SATISFACTORY. Laborl Will Be Able to Be In Court by Wednesday Next. RENNE3, Aug. 17. It became known later In the day that M. Laborl was progressing most satlnfactorlly. Th doctor, after their examination of the patient today, declared that unlea complications occurred he will be able to be present In court at the beginning of next week or Wednesday at the latest The wounded lawyer 1 In excellent spirit, especially after reading the account of today's proceedings. The doctor Intend to leave the bul let where It Is unless It Induce fever. A NEW REEF DISCOVERED. SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 17.-Captaln Lumber, of the ship Waohusett, Just arrived from Sydney reports the dis covery of a sunken rock not on the chart, It Is in lattltude 33 degree south, longitude 151 degrees west and there wore live or six fathom of water on It. The Waohusett passed over the spot In safety but It would be particu larly dangjroua In heavy weather for a deeply ladon vessel coming here from Australia, filORE TROOPS FOR OTIS No Delay WIM Be Allowed in Or ganizing Tto Regiments. PREPARATIONS GOMG ON Orders Sent to Virions Department for Snpplylnf Hie Mei-The Best Field for Recruits. WASHINGTON, Aug. 17. "The policy ot th war department," aald Secretary Root today, "I to furnlih General Otl with all tbe troop and supplies that he can use and wblcb ar necessary to wind up the Insurrec tion In the Philippines In the shortest possible time." Tbe secretary was speaking of the ten regiments which were called out today by order of tbe president. He aid that no delay would be allowed In enlisting, dropping and supplying the new regiment already organised to go to the Philippine aa soon as they Were needed for act I v. operations. IX the present number ot transports are insufficient more will be procured. The men already enlisted for th Phil ippine service will be sent at onoet and new reglmenta will follow aa fast as they are organised and needed. While there haa beeu aulue aUgtlon that the new regiments will b used as a reserve force, it may be stated positively that these regiments as well aa more, !f they can be used, will be sent to reinforce General Otl. Sec retary Root sent a copy ot tbe order to the varioua departments ot the army and they at one began preparations for supplying the new organizations. Within half an hour the ordnance bureau bad sent orders to th different arsenals directing that complete out fits of arms and ordnance supplies for each regiment be sent to the rendes voua where they are to be organised. The quartermasters department gave order for supplying tents, clothing and other equipments furnished by that department, while the commissary de partment ordered a sufficient supply of rations to be on hand to feed the troop as fast as they arrive. The medical department waa also directed to aee that auppllea were sent. The regiments will be recruited with the same pare exercised in enlisting the 3rst ten rerlmenta. It la th. In. I tentlon of the department to have the regiments give more .attention to firing than to any other feature ot the drill The men will be armed as regular In fantry reglmenta, with a new magna! ne rifle. The selection of major and com pany officers for the reglmenta are now occupying the attention of tbe secre tary, and the men are being chosen from among the volunteer who were called out In the Spanish war. The officers will be distributed as equitably aa possible among the different states, but the efficiency record of the men will govern to a great extent In their selection. THE BEST RECRUITING FIELD. New England and Western States Will Be Called on For Men. WASHINGTON, Aug. 17. It appears from today's order that the ten regi ments are to be recuited In new Eng land and the western states. Kansas and Pennsylvania have apparently been selected as the best field for re cruits. It is said that no special effort is to be made to secure recruits In the southern states. This Is due, it Is said, to the experience ot the officer who operated In that quarter for re cruits for the ten volunteer regiments Just organtxed. The only places where difficulty was experienced In securing men waa In Georgia, Alabama and the Carolina and the gulf state and the two northwestern Pacific states. The ten regiments organized under the order ot July 6th, have secured their full quota except the Twenty ninth at Fort McPherson, Ga.; the Thirty-third at Fort Sam Houston, Texas; and the Thirty-fifth regiment at Vanc6uver barracks. These regi ments will be filled by use of the over flow from the more successful regi ments. DREYFUS CASE WEAKENING. The Chances for His Acquittal are Becoming Smaller. NEW YORK, Aug. 17,-The Rennes correspondent of the Tribune describ ing Wednesday's proceedings In the trial of Captain Dreyfus, cables: "The chances of Dreyfus' acpulttal are becoming smaller and smaller; had Judgment been pronounced Wednes day night, It would In all probability have been condemnation. The test! mony of General Itoget made a visi bly profound Impression on the eourt It must tie remembered that all th mi-inliers of the courtmartlal are grad ual". of the polytechnic school and from early youth have been imbued with a renp-wt for military authority and prestige amounting to religion. It should also be remembered tlu rj 'ni-r.ii f. nr.. although not employed at the ministry ot war when the dis coveries were made there, which led to the first Dreyfus courtmartlal In li'M. wa former sub-chief of th bur eau of the general ataff, and that Dreyfus served under bis Immediate orders and supervision. General Ro'get turned toward Dreyfus this morning, an 1. In a ringing voice, with unflinch ing glance, sail: "Dreyfus has de nied any knowledge of plans of con- rentntlon of troop In case of mobili sation; but Dreyfus, himself. In 189J drw three maps, showing the tones of concentration of the French army. These maps are In the Fourth bureau of tbe general staff." "Dreyfus made no reply, but turned and spoke to Matlre Demange. Gen eral Roget again turning ferociously upon Dreyfus, said: I'r-yfu. denied having any knowl edge of the manual of arms, but in a letter from Colonel Jeannel, dated June tMH, which I now hand to the court. Colonel Jeannel declares that he distinctly remembers having given Dreyfus a copy of the manual of arms." "It will be remembered that the zones of concentration and the manual of arm are two of the five subject enumerated In the bordereau and any evidence tending to connect Dreyfus with tbem is of vital Importance. Tbe prisoner face flushed with excltment aa he declared: "It la frightful to be compelled for five days to listen to such charges without being able to defend myself. It Is veritable torture to an Innocent man." His face became Uvld and waxen; he appeared more nervous and dis heartened than at any previous period of the trial. Maitre Demange seemed embarrassed by his failure to secure an adjournment until Monday, and either from inability or want of mast ery of the facts, made no attempt by cries questions, aa Maitre Laborl would doubtless have done, to sift out the truth of General Roget's testimony w hich, like that of Mercler, Billot, and Cavalgnac, la an Impassioned pleading for the prosecution. All the rest of General R iget's evidence was a violent and Irrelevant diatribe against Col onel Plcquart. "General Mercler, In civilian dress, and General Zurlinden and General Billot in uniform, seemed immensely pleased when Mme. Henry testified that she had had no knowledge of the person whom her late husband referred to In his famous last letter to her, when he said: "You know In whose Interests I acted." A galaxy of gen eral officer congratulated Mme. Henry when she descended from the witness stand and from their radiant facea. It could be read that they regarded Dreyfus condemnation as a foregone conclusion. AMERICAN COMMERCE IN THE FAR EAST. Report of American Consul at Chefoo Showing That Great Strides Have Been Made. WASHINGTON. Aug. 17.-The state department has received a valuable report from the United States consul at Chofoo, showing the great strides mndo by American trade throughout China. It Is In line with the views expressed by- President Sehurman, since he returned from the far east, and gives such additional Information as to how this American trade must be directed If It hopes to continue con trol of the markets of China as against Germany, Russia and Japan. Sum ming up from numerous tables, he says: "It will not be long at this rate be fore the United States and Japan will supply the market entirely unless we are shut out when Germany and Rus sia get their ports In order." The consul also shows the manner In which Russia Is developing the, steamship services between Port Ar thur and European and Asiatic Russia. He speaks also of the gradual control which the Germans are obtaining of the whole province back of Chefoo. BINGEN A FAST HORSE. GLENN3 FALLS, N. Y., Aug. 17. In the free for all trot today, Blngen went a mile In 2:MVi, the fastest heat trotted on any track this season. Makes the food more norm (WKma mm ADVANCE IN MEAT PRICES Enormous Demand for Cattle la Cblcajo Stock Yards. PRICES WILL GO HIGHER Will Be Hif her fttxt Year Tbaa Now -Tbe New York Market Alao Advanced. CHICAGO, Aug. J7.-Tbe Record say: Investigation at the stock yard In regard to tbe recent advances In the price ot beef brought on the statement that never before in th; history of the American cattle market bs there been such demsnd for all kinds of meats as at the present time. Tbe demand for export cattle Is enormous. Th. statement Is made that the price of all cattle will be higher next year than they are now, but in three year, when all the thousands of feeders find their way Into the market, ther. la likely to be a slump of two to three cents. This year Kansas bas 300,009 head of cattle. At present everything cost more alive than formerly, mak ing It necessary for packers to ad vance price on all dressed meats. The price quoted yesterday to local butch ers was nine cents a pound for the best straight beef lit whole carcass and 1414 cent a pound for loin and rib, when together In even sets. All Jther meat have been more or lees effected. Price have gone op In pork, mutton, veal, and all dried and smoked meats. PRICES AT NEW YORK. Advance Caused by Shipment of Large Quantities to England. NEW YORK, Aug. 17.-A represen tative of the firm of Nelson, Morri ft Company, whn asked as to the cause of the rise In the price of beef, aald to a World reporter: The advance here is caused by the eff rta of the American packers to drive Australian beef from the Eng lish market and establish Americaq beef Instead. We want that business and In order to secure it we are ship ping Immense quantities of beef to. Englmd. 'Just now the business abroad la being carried on at a heavy loss be cause we are cutting price to kill corunetiti jn, "Th'i consequence is that the export of American beef Is very much heavier than ever before. Naturally under these conditions thre is less beef for the home trade, although there are as many cattle for the market as ever. "There Is no real shortage In market able cattle, all the reports to the con trary notwithstanding. The receipts at the yards In Kansas City, Omaha and Chlcagj yesterday were large. "The foreign demand being very heavy, as I explained, the prices to cattle dealers as well as to butchers, are high. The packers are not reaping any great rewards. The recent heavy shipments to the cattle yards may ease the strain a little, but I do not look for lower prices. "The remedy for complaining butch, era Is simple. They must raise prices. I have not heard any complaint from consumers. The butchers are com plaining and they must work out their salvation by getting more money for their beef. ' "They must get together and keep up their prices with the gneral advance If they really want to protect them selves." UTAH MEN MUSTERED OUT. SAN FRANCISCO. Aug. 17.-The men of theUtah artillery have doffed the garb ot Uncle Sam and put on civilian clothes. The regiment was mustered out yesterday In force of 145. When It entered the service Its muster rolls carried 176 names. Of the miss ing, nine were killed In action, five died of wounds and dysentery, the re mainder were either discharged for disability or remained In the Philip pines. But few re-enlisted. ftPWDEft delicious and wholesome mme co.,r vow.