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CHASE SANBORN'S COFFEES are an rivalled. Tonether with a host of other RACE WAR AT DARIEN Metro Criminal Kills White Mao and Wounds Another. GOVERNOR ASKS FOR TROOPS Tki Sheriff Powerlcu tad ii Out- trctkUFeirei-rierroes Muscl Ooul.t the City ATLANTA, Aug. J&.-There bi a re newal of rem trouble at Durtrn, Ca., and Governor Candlrr haa again been aaked to tend troop there to prevent an outbreak. A few day ago, Henry Dalrgat, waa arretted at Darlen on a charge of m.ault. Totlay Joaeph Townahed wa killed and Octavlu llopklna woun'Ied by John Dalegate, whom thry were trying to arrmt. The therlff wired governor Candler today saying the altuatlon waa critical. A conference' wa held tonight be tween HIi.-rllT lllount. the military of flclala an the cltlien committee and It waa deeded to take derisive action at dallajht agulnet the nt'gmca who ar maawJ In I-lgrll. awomp, 13 mile from th city. The mllltla are rea y and a Liberty i county troop will etnrt from lUlnea vllle for Darlcn at I o'clock. The Mo. Intoah drago.mt are at the armery here. The cliliena will move from Darlen. THE YACHT SHAMROCK 18 BADLT TWISTED. Experts Bay Her Mldahlp Section la I Strained Caused by Being Towed i Acroea tht Ocean. I " " I NEW TOnK, Aug. .-The Tribune ly: Men white opinion and yachting knowledge are reapected and etteemed ' declared yettcrday that the Shamrock ! waa twlated In the mldahlp section and that lowing had caueed a atraln which i ha "worked her plate." One yachting expert who hn built yacht and haa docked hundred of Peaches... A aplendld lot of th celebrated Southern Oregon pcache Just received. Other Fruit... In abundance and of all varl tie. Vegetables... The moat complete selection In th. city and all fresh and eriip. Prompt delivery to all piii-tHo! the city and outside points. Poard & Stokes Co. Your Wife Will Ilk It; to will tht cook. Star Estate Range Batltfy all who ute thtm. HI If your Utter halt doea the oooklng, that I an tddlttenal reason why there thould be a Btar Estate Rang In your kitchen. The u.t of them prevent worry and disappointment. W. J. SCULLY. Agent. 431 Bond Street. thlp told a Tribune reporter last even Ink that In tht afternoon he waa ur- prised while looking at tht Engllth cup challenger, to e that (lit waa badly tvi lutnl In tht mldahlp section. "The warp I j quite apparent" ht continued, "to any one who knowa anything about the lint of a yacht, I fancied that I detected the twlit yea-ti-rday afternoon. I am aure of It to day aa by lightening tht Shamrock la much higher out1, of tht water today than the wa yeeterday. Naturally towing caused tb straining and made tht plate draw and on that account I btllove the theory of the lr-ak la quit probable. If the yacht came over on the port tack the tendency would be to (train the bull to starboard and lucb a atraln would undoubtedly cauae the plate on the port quarter to prlng." Other believe that the leak or atraln probably waa a rMlt of the aocldtnt which happened to the Shamrock when the ran aground In her trial trip with the Prince of Wale Britannia. WILL BOW IS PORTLAND. Vancouver, B. C. Rowing Club'a Four to Meet Portland Rowing Club Saturday. PORTLAND, Or. Aug. tt.-The Van couver. B. C, four, who have been at tending the Astoria regatta, arrived up on the Bailey Oatsert yeeterday, ac companied by their caretaker, "John." The men brought their new Clatper and a double along and will give the Portland crew a rac Saturday after noon. Tht boy mak a buaky looking crew. If the Portland can beat them they will have to work. They are the gueats of the Portland Rowing Club, and their flag waa float ing all day from the staff of the club hnuee. ', The crew Is composed of Spink, bow; Thompeun, No. I. SvyiuuUr, No. t. and Alexander, atroke. They were nut thla morning and tried the new course and pronounced It very good. Dr. Dennl. of Ban Francisco, will be up tbl evening with hi single, and may stay and row Patton again, Pat ton having beaten him at Aatorla. Hart, who pulled No. 1 for the Port land crew, haa gone on a cruise on tht Badger and Stol.-a haa been aubatltuted. A he ha not been Ip a boat for six weeks he will not tend to strengthen the crew. WEALTHY CATTLEMAN KILLED BT COWBOTS. W. J. Spauldlng Commit a Murderoua Asaiult on a Girl In New Mex ico and la Shot Down. ENCLE. N. M.. Aug. I5.-W. J. Hpauldlng, a. wealthy cattleman, con trolling atork Interest In Chloride, waa killed by rowboya near Falrvlew, In revenge for hit inurderoui assault upon Miss Nellie Mi-Klnstry. Bpauldlng, without provocation made a threatening remark to the woman as he waa riding by, both being on horse back and followed It up by firing a re volver at her point blank. The shot took effect In the woman'e neck and the fell from her horse. Cowboys nearby started after him, and he emptied hla revolver at them. A fuelltade from Winchesters In the hands of the punrurers brought Spauld lng to the ground with alx bullets In hi body and head. He .died almost Instantly. Th. Injured woman came here from Morion, Iinl.. to act a housekeeper for Spauldlng. She wilt recover. No cause for tho trouble Is known. THE PRESIDENT'S POLICY TOWAKD- FOREIGN PEOPLE. Our Flag Meant the Same In the Phil ippine or Porto Rico as in the United States. . OCEAN GROVE. N. J Aug. it.- Presldint McKlnley In a speech here this afternoon said: "I believe there is more love for our country and more people who love our flag thun ever before. What that flag haa done for us we a-ant it to do for all peoples and all lands, which by the fortune of war have com. within its Jurisdiction. The flag doea not mean one thing In the United States and an other In Porto Rlso or the Philippines. "There has been doubt In some quar ters respecting the policy of the gov ernment In the Philippines. I ce no harm In stating It her. Peace first, then with charity for all to establish a government of law and order, pro tooting life and property, and occupa tion for th. well being of the people who will participate In it under the tars and stripe." WILL CONTEST -THE SEIZURE. WASHINGTON, Aug. J6. The navy department has received a protest from W. B. Sylvester, of London, one of the owners of the ship Abbey, seized by Admiral Dewey on a charge of carrying nrnts to the Philippines. He stated that that he Is about to come to Washing ton to contest the selxure on the ground that the Filipinos were allies of the United Sta'.es at the time the arms were ahlpped. THE JUDGES ARE PARTIAL The Court Martial Shows Strong Anti-Dreyfus Feellcf. ; TESTIMONY OF YESTERDAY Da Clim'i lilacs Will B. lamUfit ed at the fttguest of Latorl Sceses la Court. RENNE9, Aug. 2S. -At th opening of today's session of th Dreyfus court martial, which occurred without any extraordinary incident, th clerk of the court read a medical certificate signed or iwo unanown aociora, declaring it Tbe witness finally announced fee waa Impossible for De Clam to leave . wou!d fc practical demonstration his bed to come to Rennes and testify. of th wrlUnf of the bordereau accord-L-ibori asked Colonel Jouanste to In- ... Bto .y-tem. Then be theatrtcal- truct two well-known medical men to ex.rmn. u. tiara, oui toionei Jouanei npgl w, drrw hu chalr nearer, depoa-rfu"ed- j Ittd hi high bat on the floor and, lt- Rowland Strong, an EngUah new. . ng doWDi gui copying the border paper man, then deposed to the fact e4U- xt,, audi.nc watched him. bent that Esterhasy confessed to him be ; over the dMk bu,r d rawing letters, wrote the fsmous bordereau. Th. next . tn, judget taxing at him, until, at witness wa M. Gobert, an expert of ! lh, end of ten minutes, the people and the Bank of France, who can claim the the Judge became restleuly Impatient, honor of being th first man In France ) lnil jouanste remarked It was not to have declared In favor of Dreyfus, j necessary to copy the whole bordereau. He reported, on examination of tbe .nd that a few line would ufflce. documents In the case, that EsterhasT..! A tew raiutei uter Bertlllon row, not Dreyfus, wrote the bordereau. The ; j,. t0 u,. Judge,. Uole and lajd wltnes. opened hi deposition with a Mon them his copy. Judges, counsel, brief personal statement, protesting 1 government commissary and the clerk against being characterised as-being !of the court Cu,tered around in one "a doubtful expert" by the military 1 ..p, eftger ,0 lhe party. 'Tut." he added, in tone of dleno. watched this strange .pecta profound pity, and turning towards ; cle unt jouanate ahrugged his should Dreyfus. "I have no right to complain ers and then the spectators knew that and am silent when I see before me, Bertlllon bad failed to satisfy. Bertll the unfortunate man who sits there." , lon notlcd tn and aald apologeticaUy a murmur or approval rrora tee aua- .. waa too plmcea awted thesa word of sympathy. rm.nge. of counsel for Dreyfus, re Gohert then repealed the evidence ' turned t0 tne uble and ta "ven "or8 ln" cou" 0' swer to a look of Inquiry from Drey satlon. He gave the testimony tn a wh,8pered a few word to the clear, convincing manner, and was prisoner, with a shrug of his shoulder. moei empnauc in auriDuiing tne nor-, and a mlle on hls face. Drejtu. ap. dcreau to Esterhasy. Answering the ' peared perfectly satlsfled. Jouanste questions of the Judges. Gobert declar. then, at 11:43 o'clock, adjourned the ed his conviction the bordereau was and BHion packed up his be- wrltten In a running, natural hand, longings, and the soldiers carried them and said there was no tracing or other out Tne newspaper men who crowded trickery. General Goni aaked to be around Labor! asked him for his lm confronted with Gobert. and put a presslons. He said that there was a number of questions, over one or two certaln resemblance to the bordereau, of which the witness stumbled, to the addlnti ..but that Is all. M. Bertlllon innnite satisraction or tbe military witnesses, who smiled and exchanged Joyful glances. , General Oom, It appears, waa greatly enraged when he learned of the result of Gobert's examination of the bor dereau and vlsted the expert repeated-1 lci of ParIa nad c()nciuded the first ly. The latter alwaya Insisted on i,tallment of his o-called demon learning the name of th auspecL J ,tratlon of the guilt of Captain Drey "It waa not proper." said Gobert. "for fua a prom,nent Dreyfusard referred me to accuse any one without being t0 hlra as a fin de Steele of cagllostro. perfectly cognisant of the facts, es-1 Dreyfusards refuse to regard him as peclally tn circumstances of so grave j anything but a prince of quacks. Nev a nature." It was after Gobert had heles. leven Dreyfusarda do not refused to Incriminate Dreyfus that decelve themselves as to the effect Bertlllon waa entrusted with the exam?. Bertlllon.8 t,!mony of "demonstra Inatlon of the bordereau and after a tlon may upon the judges who few hours study, Bertlllon positively they fear wlu guljed by what the attributed the bordereau to Dreyfus. ; Drey(usar,i, coaMer -purlous. All the Gobert sUKgested that the judges com- judge9 hav, through the ecole pare the bordereau with the letter ad-, poiytecnnlque, the highest school of mltted to be Esterhasy'. handwriting ; lclence lB FranM and are thu, and dated August ISM. with the docu- arIy lntere8ted ta BUch "evidence" as menis written uy me prisoner. xoi will then, unmistakably recognise," vrv.... i. u. . hsterhasy a handwriting and not ln the handwriting of Dreyfus. (Great ' sensation.) Henri 'Weill, a former officer ln the headquarters staff was then called, but was absent and hla deposition was read. Weill' statement in substance wns that Esterhasy told him in 1894 that Dreyfus was innocent, but that this would not prevent his conviction because he was a Jew. Bertlllon, the noted antrophometer, was called aa the next witness. Ber tlllon requested permission to bring In his diagrams and papers. The request was granted and Bertlllon retired for a moment, returning at the head of a squad composed of an Infantry serge ant and four privates, all staggering under the velnt of Immense leather atohela. buleino with documents, i charts, etc.. whjch they deposited the stage, as a roar of laughter echoed throughout the court. Even the judge were unable to suppress a smile aa they gated on Bertlllon' stage proper ties, strewn over halt the platform. The witness began by saying only in telligent men could follow his explana tions. Bertlllon commenced his deposi tion at 8:30. It occupied the whole of this session and will perhaps occupy a good part of tomorrow's session. The courtrooms presented a curious scene while Bertlllon, whom the Dreyfusards, ln their most Indulgent moments, de scribe as a "dangerous maniac," spent the three remaining hours of the ses don In explaining In unintelligible term, hi "fallible lystem" of proving Dreyfu the author of the bordereau. The majority of the public, however, utterly unable to comprehend BerUI Ion' theory, had left the courtroom. Even Madame Blanch abandoned her poet. In the meanwhile, Bertlllon, with geature and In the thrill, pitched vole of a quack at a country fair, con tinued hi monologue, producing every minute tome freah covered paper cov ered with wonderful hieroglyphics, copies of which he presented to the Judge, who, with an cxpreaalon of owl-Uke wladom, carefully examined them, their beada clustered together, their eye gaxlng on long, wide strips of paper, while Bertlllon leaned over their table, trying to explain hla mys tifying diagrams, which were after wards passed to Labor! and De mange, who. however, apparently did not de rive much profit from their perusal Dreyfu gased at the scene with a look of stupefaction. The clearest utter ance of Bertlllon during the course of bis demonstration waa that the hand writing of the bordereau "obeys the I geometrical rythra of which I discover ed an equation In the prisoner' blot- j iing paper." , ,y cletLni the dk ,ttached to the wit- ! only did what doiens could do. It only proves he Is a clever forger, that Is all." " . I Alter tseruiion, tne nanawnung ex pert who I at the head of the anthrop- ometric department of the prefecture , that of Bertlllon. Even Dreyfus, when shown Bertlllon demonstrations, ad- mltte(j the mgenUlty and plausibility . tho .vm tllnllo,h h . ... clared lt bullt on a 1,9 baglg- I The military witnesses followed Ber Ul Ion's statements with a grave and wise expression of countenance, as though they understood every word. Evidently they had received a mot ' d'ordre to preserve this attitude, for . without seeing the diagrams they could not have understood any better than did the general public Echo de Parts announced today that counsel for Dreyfus had obtained pos session of certain documents mentioned tn the bordereau ln Esterhaiy's writ ing which they would produce In court next week as a coup de theatre. A correspondent of the Associated Press was assured that the statement was erroneous, but was told that the defense Intended, ln the event of Drey- fus being recondemned. to ask the 2?iX7 cenc. and had reason to believe such request would be granted. V aBSClUKiylPURE Makes the food more KflYW SIMM) RECRUITS AT VANCOUVER Upwards of 1,800 Men Now la tbe Barracks. THE MOST EVER THERE Recruits for Hew Fejlment to Spm -Presides! Receives Ovitloo t Loif BriKa. VANCOUVER BAPRACKS, Woah Aug. JJ. Four hundred and thirty three recruits, ln addition to th L30t new men composing the Thirty-fifth, regiment. United State volunteer, have reported to Lieutenant Colonel Rummer. There are now here upward of 1&4 men. the largest number ever quartered at Vancouver barracks at one time. M'KTNLET AT LONG BRANCH. Greeted With Great Enthusiasm Br the Cltlsens. LONG BRANCH. N. J.. Aug. President McKlnley and party arrived here from Plattsburg at 10:40 thla morning. The president wa greated with great enthusiasm a he emerged from the car. Both tbe president and Mrs. McKlnley looked in excellent health and bowed acknowledgments repeatedly to the great crowd a they were escorted to the carriage by th reception committee and driven to Vice-President Hobart' cottage, Nor manhurst at Norwood. The party will review the tournament this afternoon. The reception committee and officers and troop C, of Brooklyn, and the Sec ond battery. New York, drov t Nor nuuihurst and Welcomed the president to Long Branch. A public reception also was tendered the president tonight which he declined. Tbe president took a short drive along Ocean avenue and returned to Normanhurst for luncheon. Governor Voorhees came to Norman hurst to welcome the president to the state. PROPOSED CHANGES IN COMMANDERS OF THE NAVY. Sampson Will Be Relieved From North Atlantic Squadron When He De sires Howlson to Be Retired. NEW YORK. Aug. 26. A special to the Herald from Washington, says: No word has come from Admiral Sampson as to when he desires to be relieved from the command of tha North Atlantic spuadron. Immediately upon the return of the Chicago to New York on October 5, Rear-Admiral How lion will be relieved to await retire ment. Captain A S. Barker, who suc ceed Admiral Dewey aa commander In chief of the Asiatic station, will be or dered to duty ln Washington. Captain P. H. Cooper, commanding the Chicago, may be detached and given shore duty. Leave will also be given to Captain B. P. Lamberton, commanding the Olympia, and to other officers of Ad miral Dewey' flagship. Immediately after the Dewey celebration. Captain Henry Taylor, commanding the Iowa, will be rellevsd and succeed by Captain F. W. Dlcklns, acting chief of the bureau of navigation. Captain F. R. Chadwlck, commanding the New York, will probably remain in command of the vessel until Admiral Sampson la relieved. Captain C. D. Stgsbee. of the Texas will also be shortly relieved. Captain C. J. Barley, commanding the monitor Amphitrlte, will be detached within a few days. CHIEF OF CUSTOMS APPOINTED. WASHINGTON, Aug. 25. The secre tary of war has appointed Alexander Soeel. of Minnesota, chief of the divis ion of customs and insular affairs of the war department, ln place of Major John J. Pershing, who has been ordered to Manila. PROPOSED CANNERY COMBINE. VANCOUVER, B. C, Aug. 25. T. B. McGovern, the salmon broker of New York, Is here trying to arrange for a combination of the salmon canneries on the Fraser river. delicious and wholesome POWOf B CO.. KtH YORK.