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v' . : , THE OMAHA. DAILY BEE.
: ESTABLIShED JIJNE ifl , iS7l. OMAIIA , riJpJpjy ( ) ] fl , 7 , 189G. S1NGLD OOPY FIVE CENTS.
ailOltE AR1S FOR iNSURGENTS
Zumors at Havana that the Bermuda Lands
Its Oarg3 afcly.
? UCLAN'S ' GREAT VC1ORY A DEFEAT
.Attnc k oft Hit' IL.IeI Striiigold U t Cm'-
, , cnrsL Ile.rmi InIIu. ml hat time
'i'rmIN l'ms I I Iliiek IImimII
S jk &s tell.
I'rrE ) 'ub1imIflg
Ctyigmt ! ) (
. IIAvNA. Cuba , ( Via Key \Vest , F a. , ) Ma ;
G.-cw ( york Vorll Cabiegrarn-SpeClal
Teiegrnrn-TIlerO ) Is tremendoll ! exctte.
Thtnt throughout ( uba over the rumor that
he liermua IlaC iRfltie ( ItN men and arlina
on ( ho mrtiicrn coaBt , omewbere east of
Cardermns. it h tald that wimfle the cruIcr
Helna Mcrcc1as WatteI for an ina.irgcnt
_ CX1iiItlOfl at llol&1n-tbe-Wail , between
, Nasn1 % and Atiaco , the lierinuda took time
outImIe comirmo amimi escaped. Time flhibui'ter
v.n8 iUVflIed by a EpnLh man of-war , but
wn too far ahead to bo caught. The Spanish
; conlnClders , seem to realize the danger of
T ; having to face machine guns , handled by
trained American artiliermen.
There Is absolutely no trustworthy information -
: formation about the whereabout of the
krmim'ln. MI the statements about her
. landing are mere gues.
, The battle In tiit mnonntalns at Caseara
1i' Jlcara 'va-s really a Spanish defeat. rlme
truops behaved wtli ; great gallantry ,
r but were tir yen back from time inaurgents
breastwcrks with grea lcsse. The In-
L tolilgence of General Imician saved the
columns frm dctructIon. In spIte of the
. SjalIsIl reports I know General Maceo was
- not ireent. At the tinme of the battle the
rebel general was six mIles svet of Cascara -
cara Jlear.i. waItIng for an attack from the
I forces lying In front o the troha. General
, -laden's attack was met by about 1&OO in-
stirgents under command of Quintln IJandern
. nail other minor loaders.
The Spanish force was taken by teanier
to honda by and matched against time atrlot
atrongimold 1mm tln Iilll. Another colnnn , ,
under General lle'rnal. advanced by a aepa-
rate route , with orders to make a slmnul-
, tancoua n503U1t , but General Woyler had not
calculated iho dIfilculty of time lInt of nmarclm
- ttfll ( General Hernal fulled to arlrvo on tIme.
¼ . INCLAN TAClCLESN INCLINIL
I A Spanish IXmlllor ( preaent at the light says
1 lnclan'u troops charged a high hill defended
t by two lInes of. brestworks composed of
heavy tlmbera buttreeed with earth and
rock' . One line was at the foot of the hilt
anmi time other near the top. In order to ap-
preach the rc.bei defenses thm Span1mh
trociw were compelled to enter a narrow val-
Inclan opened the battle by a heavy tmrtll-
\ Icry fire ( ] IrectC4I against the lower breastworks -
works and followed witim an advance of the
Infantry. Time insurgents replied vith Imi
: fantry fire from both tipper and lower vcrkn
and soon dcvelopcd a atrong croi's fire on the
11amik of the Spanish column.
The lightIng was desperate and the royal
trcop' actually ucecded tim cnttrlng the
flrst brenitworks. but vhre unable to , nalii-
lain their irnattlon and rapidly retreated to
Iloxmdo bay , the rear guarmi fightilig with
tmjlendId courage to save the whole column
Time Spankim Icases were heavy. but the
government will not gIve a list of thc dead.
It Is raid that nearly thirty tiled Zroin
lvommnLiS at 1100(10 bay , lnt the dead left on
hmo field were dot counted. Sixteen vounded
. otilcers have been brought to Havana.
The mIlItary censor baa not ahlowci a word
of this to be telegraphed from time capital , so
tImat tIme battle vs3 descrlbei as a glcrious
. jtory. General Weyler has hind a stormy
, . who claims that
sCene with General ilernal ,
. the work cut out for his colimmn was hopes-
slble. Ho has resigned his command and will
, return to Spain.
General Weyler Insists that tIme rebel works
at Cascara Jicara mntist he taken at any coet ,
¶ t I and fresh troeps have been sent to 1100(10 (
TI 1a ( ) ' . The captiln-gerte'al 114 begInning to ap-
( predate time fact tlmat Imle vaunted trocha Is
. brIrging hIs milItary replitatlohi Into ridicule.
General Macco IgnoreR It and refuses to attack -
tack it , for thin simple reason that ho desires
, to remain In I'Inar dot tim and control tile
Province. General Weyler Is dcl'pc'atO atiti
insIsts that General Macen 111(1st attack tIme
trcclma , whether lie wants to or not. Ohier-
wlmo. wlmat Is time use of having a troclia at
; all ?
INSURGFNTS IN COMMAND.
General Macco ltmtcntls to renmain In time
lulls , so that whmemi the rains como the Span.
1811 Iii tIle low country wilt be waslictl otmt.
1li mmositlon It' defended on all sitles by well
The in it I tary si tuatlon I ii tim e lslamid Is thi is
Macco comnianils in tIme' vcst , Garcia In time
east and Clomez In the mimiddle , wIth authorIty
over all. Gomez is in a position to go to tlmo
support of eitlmer bmls eatorli or western ion-
ernie er to have timem come to imini.
TIme IJimiteti States government Insists that
the Amcrlcamma captured on tIm Competitor
expedition SIIIIII be tried accordIng to the
treaty. anti protectol , which pro'itles timat
Itmrmerlcan citizens If taken , evcmi wltbm armims
I n lmnit1 tmnti * niliject to a imillitary court , are
entItled tO he r1fcmic1ei1 by counsel anti hare
I. fair trial.
The general of uterine arrIved in havana
[ ode ) ' amid timi' trial of tlmo rlsomiers will be
liemimi imnmmiemhlatcly unless time UmmlteI States
Can sectmro delay. Time vrltoners have item ! no
chance to see lawyerm' or lo prepare a do-
femse. Consul General WIlliams has acted
witim great sigo ! . JAMFS CItEELMAN.
II 1.1 IIS't'EIi $ S .t It E 'I't ) lI SIIO'I' .
flimiliinrsI $ Intemimi tip lIsvegmmril limi.
) I'rt..ls , of tIm tiiItemi Stmtes.
' MAII1ID , May ti.-Dlapatchcs received
lcro from havana say that the newspaper
muami , liaflhltioll , wImo vas eaptureti on board
i I time Key \Vest fhllhmmsterliig schooner CompeL-
r itor. will tic reicasoti , hut timat the other
persons at time sauce tIme vill he shot , in
spite of the protests from \Vmislmtmigton.
iIA\'AN. May G.-himmniediately after time
armivmml here today of Admimral Navarro on
time Mmmnznnllio , a coaatwlse tenmor , time
court mmirtlal of time Ihlibtmstcrs captured on
board tlmo Comimpetlior will be proceetlemi with.
Nr. llntniltomi , time correi'pontlt'nt of time Mos-
mjumlto , is time OmiI ) Anmerlean ctlzen immnone
tlmvmn , according to the otlielal reports. Time
claim of the Uniteil States consul. Mr.Vii
llanms , On account of Mr. haiti Iton , ima been
refimsed , but It is miovertimolea timoimilmt prob.
able that hlt Pta will be saved ,
L _ ( imoll.lge mm mmii Umirte , , Cmintrllute.
PAltIS , May 0.-lion. Jefferson Coolidge
hid Governor Levi P , Morton , betlm former
rniliistt'rit of time United States In Paris , imavo
forwarded hmnmulsinme aubitcrlptions for tIme
. Atmierlcan Cimamolter of Comnimierce hero. to
tvimt'im ) they also offer their felicitatiomis upon
Its fforisi toward ownimmg time Frcnclm mmmiii' .
etmi to Ammirricami iroducts and towards foill-
fyimmg the ties between ite two mmatIc'n.
, III , . . ( . . ( 'au.iirismral ,
i IIEI1IdN , M3y 6.-Tli report timat flimron
F Cicumemis vomi KeeiIt'r , cotmosollor and first
I scrctnry of time Ca.rimmau rmnbssy at Wasim-
Iniitrm , Ii ; to miutrcod Dr. Enmyon Vimmckler
I the flerimimmmm iiiitiltem to Mexico , on Novemmibe
' , Is olitcially coimfirmued. lr. Vomi
; at hia own request , owing
Itemmuimmi mmntest for
MONTICELLO ( Ill. , May 0.-Time Timir.
tcntim conreimsionat district republican comi.
vcttIon today renomInated Congreumnan yes-
vaidmm Warner for congress and elected dele.
gstea to tIme St. 1.ouia convention inatrtmctetj
/ for MelCinley _ _ _ _
, t imhirey IIemmr.lsJt' Ilsg.
flBUSSELS , May 6.-Aubrey lieardsley , the
srtiit , ho Is now in timis cit ) . is believed
Ills ttmmnily has
MlS.t'1'lOS CO 'l'tNtl ' 1 ( ) P1 I.i l'I' ' .
4CII t .jgmekpmotms .ttteIlliIt In iMelilIe
'FhmrmlliiI. l'erjmmre.t 'VI ( imMNPI.
NEWPORT , ICy. . May C-Not a wimlt dCe3
time Ilubhic interest in time Scott Jackson trial
ibato. TIme same faces of lawyers , for time
most part. are seen siiliimi the bar. Outside
time bar the pmiblie admitted on ticket present
for time most part flOW faces every tiny. The
attendance of women grows larger each day.
It is very rarely timat any one leaves the
rocrn. All seats are full when court opens
anti they remain fillemi until adJournmnent.
Tue testimony in rebuttal , begun yesterday ,
will likehy consttmno tomorrow at least. 'rIme
trial of Wailing , set for next Wedmiesday ,
has been lot'tponed , but to what time lmau
not yet been fixed.
fleforo tb tm lal wa9 resimnieti today It was
learned that \V It. Trusty. who hind been
immider bond for his appearance , imrmd left. All
efforts imp to noon tailed to get any trace of
him. hits bond expired last night and by
titistake 'ns not renewed. lie is wanted on
the charge of perjury for his testimony for
time defeime. Sesard , the detective who
coached Trusty , is still here mimmdor bond , but
kr.aws notiming about Trtisy.
The forenoon as spent examining Conductor -
ductor Cimarles Akere' , to Imnirach Trusty , and
A. 3. Clark. Charle , Owens , Frank Itobetock ,
Anna anti J. It. I'lnkarml as to George Jack-
Sotl'M reliability. George Jacksorm's relia-
blllty ' % a smmstalneL
The testiniommy of CarrIe Evans of the ten
mleriolii district In Cincimmnati left quite it
semisation hen the noon recess arrived.
Trusty hind testified lme met her at 10 p. in.
JailI1ar3 13 aimd was introduced to an old
doctor by her when tlmey took the body of
Pearl flryan out of a liotise on George street
ani conveyed it acrcs the river to Iort
Timomnas. Carrie Evans test I today that
slme never saw Trusty tmnti April 3 , one
month ago. Site vas then immtromlmtced to
Trusty by John Seward , the deective : , viio
drilled Imer anti Trusty for witnesses for time
defense In this trial.
'l'iie meet lniportont testimony of time day
% as that of Carrie Evans. Site Is time WOman
In time story of George It. Trusty , who i
wanted but cannot be found. Carrie Evans
ttstified timat site never sa Trusty till John
Seward ant1 ht mmlt her on AprIl 3 and imever
aw Iimll again mmntil last night , wimea she
lOot Trusty whim John Seward. Time court
asked her if hc talked to SewarJ and
Trusty. Simo atmsm crc'd : "Only about what
Joimit Seward told toe to swear to. "
in timis line Lena Stoker , Myrtle Hudson
and Mrm. Julia. ilerzog , vimo are tenants ec-
copying all time house at 53 George tatreet ,
whicim is time one time fugutive , W'lilian It.
Trusty , finally de.signated as the one from
wlmicit time dead girl vas taken , all temtifled
timat mw dead hotly was taken from that
hioum'o on January 31 ; also time only dead
body takmlml from time hommso this year was
tlmnt of Mm. llerzog's baby. Time tsttmnony
of timese fomr witnesses completed time demon-
stratton tbat WIlliam It. Tru.sty'm te'tInmony
was forged and Perjured. Several witnesses
testified as to the doubtful character of Scott
Other afternoon testimnony prove tIme
good cimaracter of time negro witness , George
II. Jackson , was given by men lmerc vImo
have employed Imim train four months to
four years. .bohmn Seward. after this trial is
over , now under bntl , wIll be arrested ,
'fImo three negroes who dePoSed In Ohio 000
day and swore in Kentucky time other were
liberated today. They will be arrcrtcd in
01mb for perjury ,
COItSILiUS S. hit'siiNiLb IS lHti ) .
Omme f time F'Ir.mtlIreettmrs of the
( 'mmmii i'sI'tli-4)le(4 ( [ mmii the Gnu.
NE\ ' YORK , May G.-Cornelius S. Bush.
tiell of New haven , Coon. , died at the San
iZcmo hotel in this city tonight , aged 67.
His death was caused by heart failure ,
supeiloduced by an attack of the grip. Tlm
micceaseti had a worldwide reputation tlmrougim
lila connection wiUm Joint Erlccson , the noted
inventor. to whom Imo furnished funds to
build tile famous Monitor. He furnisimeti a
large portion of the funds for building the
tTnicn I'aciflc railroad , and was one of the
road's first directors. lie also furnished the
necessary mooney to build the war ship de-
stroi'er , vimIcii was afterward sold to time
lIrazilian government. Mr. Busimnoll has
made anti lost several fortunes.
IIELGItADE. Nob. . May 6.-Speclal.-W. ( )
I ) . Vossburg , one of Nance county's ' pioneers ,
died last nigi't at imts lmomno near here. Mr.
'ossburg was born iii New York iii ISIS anti
grew to tnanlmocrJ In the Empire state. in
1843 lie was ur'itetl In marriage to Miss Miii.
erva Stockwell. To them were born ten chti-
dremm , seven girls ailti timree boys. Two bays
ailti six giis are yet living. h1 first settled
in Oimjo , but later moved to Iowa , and in 1882
nIOVOl to Nebraska ailti settled in Nance
county , where ime has resided since. lie was
' 1 nresnernims farmer.
PA'NEE CITY , May 6.-Speclal.-Mra ( )
W. H. Maiman died at tier borne in Den-icr.
Col. . Tmmestlny of typhoid fever. The ronmatns
were simipped to ttmts city \Vedmmestiay after-
noon. time funeral takli place from tin
First l'resbyterian cimum'ch Tlmursday afternoon -
noon at 3 o'clock. Sime sill he renlcmberetl
by people Imere as h'awneo Clty'e favorite
IIEATI1ICE , May iL-Speciah ( Telegram.- )
Irs. Malena Nelson , aged 66 years , mother
of Simoriff Linti Nelson of timis city. died at
liar lmome in DIller titis morning from time
effects of a stroke of paralysis. SImo was
stricken Saturday evening , entirely losing
Limo tiso of her rlgimt side , amId never recover-
trmg time use of her voice. 'rho funeral will
occur toniOrrow afternoon ,
itOi3iES 'tL1. 1111 IIANGIdI ) 'i'OI.tY.
Iteiimitm'mi tO iIiit' Iiii1i. 111,4 % 'III hush
tim hIst'm' n ( , ilf4'NMInhl In Store ,
PhiLADELPhIA , May 6.-il , It. Holmes ,
vlmo t'lll tomorrow morning pay time penalty
for lmis mmmaimy crlmmies , paeseti his last ( lay 00
e3rthi uneventfull ) ' . Wlmntevcr may have
been ills imlvdttatiomls , tlmey were accomn-
panied by tIme clangor of time hammers on time
scaffold which wac beIng erected a few
yardo from his cell. After tlmo immrmierer had
flumIalmeti ml lighmt breakfast limb morning ,
lintimer Dailey , imia bptrituai advIser , visIted
111111 anti reimmauncti moore tilan an hour , preparing -
paring imuni for time cxiii. in tIme afternoon
time conticumimmed man received a visit from hits
attorney , aimmi it is satti a vIll wae drawim up.
To balaimee of time day Holmes spent reach-
big devotional books and takinshmort naps.
According to F'atlmer iaIley. Ilolmee Is fully
prellareti ( or 1mb' fate anti iii sincere ml imi
rt'peiitaiiee. liii' i'toiiti demeanor remains un-
clmaumgeii , antI unlras tic cimould collapse mit
. time last unonient , there will be no imitcim In
the arraiigenieimte It Is said holmes % 'liI
make a final statement frommi the gallows In
time fortim of a confessIon and an expres.i'on
of 1mb' penItence. It Is hardly polbIe
SherIff Cienmient wIll pennult any long vol.
edtctory. believing hlohnios nuiglit talk until
he collapsed , At imoon today everyttmingwas
in reatiines for time execution. wimicim will
acetic , shortly after 10 o'clock. There wIll
ime but sixty persons present , Including
twelve jmmr-nmien , twenty-five deputies azmtl
tweimty two Imewapaper lmiemm ,
5't' , i.IlS i''IIXG IItJSE ( IIIJIIXS ,
"e'l nuc ! nrnIs SutVersm em 1tus mt 'I'hmlr (
'i'hsoiisn mmmi toi imirs Isa' lii re.
ST. LOUIS , May 7.-A fire timat broke out
simortly after initunlglmL iii the fertilIzIng
btttltiimmg Cf Nelm'on Morris & Co.'s beef pack-
log plmimt mit 1mlst St. Lomiis destroyed time
fortllIzuni bmulltiimg , , the Ice house and soy-
cral cattle pt'mis , cliiislng a loss of $30,000 ,
iiIScls t 11mg 1)i' SI Ivm- , .
DES MOINES , May 0.-Speelah ( Tle-
grani.-liemnocratic ) caucuses were hmeltl
tlm'oughtotit time city toflhi'bmt to select clelc- .
gates to time cotmimty convention Saturday ,
There wIll be a contest , in the conwontlon
oven time silver qimestlon , but time returns iii-
dlcmmto that time tree sliver mnen wIll be In
5mm milmorn TrottIii .4cSOCIIItIUII .iivCt.
SANiiOitN , Is. , May O.-Speclai.-'l'lme ( )
fifth auilmual imicetung of time Sanbonn Trotting
ussociationi wIll be lmehi Juno 9 , 10 and 11.
Two tlmotmsnmmil dollars In purses imave been
guaimtnt'.c ! by the local business own , and
lirooliec' , crc icr one of time tmioit successful
omeets over keIth in timis pmmrt of time tate ,
GREEUIAN IS SENT IIOE !
Two Correspondents Ordered to Leave Oub
by the 1oxt Steamer.
XPELIED FOR TELLING TOO MUCh TRUTH
GeimerstiVelrr heeIslcM tiitt time
l're4ctmC ( ' of till. ! eS' York .innr-
, mnhIPtM I mm I lie IHImI nd itimmilers
hAVANA , May 6.-James Creelman , corre-
epondent of time New York World here , amid
Fiederick . Lawrence , corrcspoiidcmit of time
Journal of New York , have been expelled
fremmi time islntmd ots time ground tlmat. they imave
"calumniated General Weyier , the govern-
nicmmt and tIme army , and imave attributed In-
urgeimte' crimes to tIme SpanIsh army. " Tlmcy
Imavo bremi ordered to leave Cuba by the first
Trustworthy Information received imere
today confirms time report tlmat Lacret and
Pcmiro Vasquez , time insurgent leaders , dieti
train the woimmids they receiveti ( hiring time
recent flglmttng with time Spanish troops.
Brigadier Getieral Vasqmez hips landed at
Varedero , imear Cardenas. The Central Con-
stamicia , Marques anti Apez Tegmil plantations
till to the present have turned out 80,000
bags of sugar. During the night of May 2
it is now annotmncetl time Instml'geilts tmntler
Sorafin Sanclmez opened fire upon time omter-
niost fort of Villa Clara , time cimemnles' guna
being placed upon Captro imlil. The fire was
returned by the Spammtsh troops and time in-
it Is stated that a large hand of Insirgents
has crossed time frontier line of Puerto l'rin-
cipe , goIng In the direction of Matnnzas.
Colommel Estrucii. near Maynjiutmas. imas been
engaged wIth time Insurgent force under Jose
Gonzales. Time Insurgents lost two kihlemi
atmd had seventeen wocmndeii.
Maxima Gomez was last reported at Pedro
Danha. In time district between Iteiimedlos anti
Sanctt Spirittms , in the- provInce of Santa
It is said tlmat Captain General Weyler
will probably leave timis city for sonic POimit
'tmere Iniportant operations against time insurgents -
surgents are to be unmlertaken.
Time cruirer lteuna Merceti is being prepared -
pared for lila accommodation.
General Panda wIll deliver tIme command
of tIme province of Santa Clara to General
I'm today and will return to Spain en
Colonel Pareja , in time ctmltlvated zone et
Cienfugos , province of Santa Clara , imas been
engaged wIth a band of Iiistmrgents , vlm left
nineteen killed anti one wounded man on time
ficitL Coane1 Canal imas Imati a skirtmltshm
with time unsimrgeimte tinder Morejon , In time
district of Corral False , province of Matami.
zas. Eleven of the enemy were killed anti
tIme insurgerts retired wltim many voummtied.
Four soldiers were wountlemi. In time last
niontioneti eligagement time ex-insurgent
leader , Cajisote , who recently surrendered
to time utmtimoritles , tiisttngtmlsimed imimselt
among time troops flglmting against time
The insurgents commanded by time well
known leader Mirabel imave bean dispersed
by a colunmin of Spanish troops near Ba1nmaa ,
pro'inc em Matansas. Time insurgents lost
forty killed and many wounded , and the
troops capturemi a miumber of prisoners.
The in.murgents have burned the settlement
of hladla , near Batabano , and 12,500 tons of
cane , of time 'sahime of $35,000 , which was the
property of Wcnccslao Arcia , and also time
hrm 0 Azcaratieo.
The instmrgcrts Imave hanged three laborers
near Aifonso Doce , in Matanzas. They
have also destroyed a locomotive and cap-
hired time engineer anti the fireman near Las
Calals. Tlmey derailed and capsIzed an ex'-
ploring engine. 'l'tie major of time bmttallon
of San Qtienttn. wimo was arrested br not
assisting opportunely to figimt incentilartes
at time village of Pmmnta Brava. has been released -
leased by time military governor of Cano.
Time insurgents Imave burned the settlemmient
of Carmen. near havana , mind of hlatey So-
etedati , near Gulra Melena.
. ' ' ' tIC 11 'I'lt
v1 Id. N ( Ei''l' HILESIGNATIONS
( 'imnrter.l Simmiti. , tIriemi Coummiumi mm , Ite-
fliNt-N to Ic't It hlOhic's ml mmml liel t ( ,
LONDON. May 6.-The Pall Mall G3zotto
is Informed that the British Clmartered South
AfrIca conmpmmtiy lmas ( leclmiemh not to accept
time resignations of CecIl Rhodes and Alfred
BelL _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Arrt'14t si tIN II ( hummsijrsm tor.
CONSTANT1NOI'LE , May 6.-On time news
of tile death of time shah reaching here , It
has just transpired Simeik Diem Cl Eitiun , the
Persian agitator , who is supposed to have
becii the instigator of time aseaahnatton of
time shah , imas been arrerted. lie was subsequently -
quontly released , owing to lack of evtdeoce.
1)iemi froimi NsmtuirzI CZmIIM'H ,
LONDON , May 6.-As a result of time in-
qmmcst held today upon time reimmains of time
late Colonel North , a verdict of death from
'tatural causes was returned. A physician
testIfied that in had prevIously noticed symp-
Looms of lmeart thittease , which , lie asserted ,
was the caere of the colonel's death ,
' .tmumie ihurgolmimtp4ter of Vit.mnmzi.
ViENNA , May 8-Herr Strobach , anti-
Semite , bait ben electeti burgomnastor In time
plate of Dr. Lueger , who resigned at time request -
quest of Emperor Francis Jose1mli , herr
Strobacli animounced that he would rchgn mit
the proper niomnent 1mm favorof Dr. Lueger ,
SeuleneeMVi I I 1k' iti'siimeeii ,
JOIIANNESIJUILO , May 6.-Time Standard
mtnti Diggers' News says It has autlmortty testate
state that Limo sentences of time so-called
reformmlerb will be reducemi to a sniall flue and
lumicrisonmerit. The soiteucces of banLmhniment ,
the newspaper adds , will be waIved.
( 'i.'I I it IUIIC $ liii" hlesigm.i'.i ,
LONDON , May 6-Time report timat Cecil
Itimocles and Alfred tic-it hail resigned theIr
poslticuls with the hirItlali Somithm African
Cimarteretl company Is confinnietl. TIm0 bosrd
of dlrectora of that organmizatlotm Is imow cumm-
'lder1ng time mltuatIon.
SI.ootIiss .t tlrny ii I ii Inuiee.
FORT WORTH , Tex , , May 6-A special
fror.m henrietta , 'rex. , to time pazc.tte sayc ;
Last nmigimt , at a dance imeiti at time imonim , of
Cimarles Itisley , about ohio miles southeast of
tmere , an olmi feud broke out between Hiram
CurtIs and Mat Bentley , anti Curtis corn-
niomiced to almoot , hhentley returned Curtis'
fire. After imimootlng five times ime ran out
anmti started for henrIetta to give imImoelf up ,
After the firIng ceased it was found timat
hllrani Curtis was shot sc'veral times In the
breast , Bird Itisley simot Iii tIme breast once ,
Charles Itisley abmot In time leg and 5 , 1) ,
htonnor In tIme Imip , It Ia reported hmere that
mmmcc time almootimig botlm hiram Curtis and
illrti Itisiey are death ,
- - -
Immvmt'iits of ( Seen mm 'csNei)4 , , its ) . ( I.
At Ne' York-SaIled-VirginIa , for Stet-
I I mm.
mm.At Lt'erpool-4ri-ived-Itimuneland , fronm
I'tmilmidelpimlmi , SmIieiI-1'eutonIe , ( or New
At itotterninnm-ArriveI-Ventlomne , fm'omn
New York. Hailed -Ainstrdann , ( or New
At Soutlmanmpton-Saiied-itavel , for New
At lungenmcss-Poonseti.--Pruuia , ] ha nmburg
to New 'ovrlm.
At ( ] lai'go'-SmiiIeiI'rmissinmn , for Ihostomi ,
At tilt'raltar-Szmlled-Sclnthia ' , fo N.ts'
A t Ne w York-Arrived-I to Ha , ( rain
. Al Souihiumnpton-.Arrlveti-.St , Paul , from
New York ,
At New York-Arrlveti-Lalin , from lIre.
Imlen , Saiietl-Nem' York , for Suthiamnptun ;
iliberimimni , ( or ( limmsgow ; Majestic , ( or bIver
11001 ; SoutImvark , ( or Antwerp ; Scantltmm , for
A t Del .twan flm'eakwater-Arrived-Net ii.
t-rlanl ( mciii Auitwerp.
At 1altInmiort'-.rr1ved--1Iohenstauen , ( rein
W'OItiC O1' It lIli ( ) ltMt't1 T1i1 CITiES.
t'iit ! uutmleIimn1 tcnjzii # ImhsI An-
itiliti ( 'liii fereiiee Is itnltinmore.
BAL.T1MOItE , May 0.-The annual confer-
00CC of tin' National Municipal league began
In thus cIty tiiis afternoon. Dt'legates froni
almoet every state east of the Rocky mountains -
tains are presemit. The onfcrence will last
until Friday nigimt. l'apers will be read on
a varIety of scmbjecta connected with mummi-
clpai go'ernmnent , prlnCl\ttl \ among them
being "MunIcipal Ownership of Street Itaul-
' ' ' ' of hiranchiIses "
ways , 'I'ubIic Control ,
"Stioutil Mminiclpal Lcgirators ReceIve a
Salary , " "Mtmlclpil Governnient from a
' ' " anti "Shall We
\'age-Earner's Standpolftt ,
have One or Two Legb'lative Chanibers ? "
Time imiltlal reetsion begin wIth l'reslmient
Jatmies C. Carter of New 'York in time chair.
Secretary Clinton ltogers Wootlrttit of Phil-
muielpimia , In a paper. entitled "A Year's
\Vork for Municipal Itofonni , " gave a hits-
tory of the leagtme's progres since time last
lie was followed by Charles Morris how-
aitI , secretary of tlmo , Bsltlmoro Iteform
league , 'ho 5lOkO of "Ti'e ' htqcent flevolt in
liattimuiore anti Item ltesult ; Its hessoums , " etc.
A paper en 'CimIcago Since the AdoptIcn of
Civil Service htefonni' by Merritt Starr of
Unit city , was tlmen reati.
Thmomnaim L. . Johnsomu , secretary of time Civic
hietleration of Cleveland , followed in an address -
dress upon 'TlueVork of the Ohio Ciusmber
of Conimuierte. "
Mr. .hoimnoul tracetl the manner in which
Otmio cttie have been -eparatetl into classes
anti gratics by moans of special leglslatioii ,
until nimumost every city Iii time state is a
class by itself. This speeies of. legislatIon
being deemneti a uneflaco' , time State Board
of Commerce was created for time purpose
of checking anti tmitlmnately ms OjPlng It. Time
board , to lmlrstmance of , tlmim object , Imas
atiopteti resoiiutiolis reuesttng , time 01mb log-
islattmro to repeal time classification of cities
anti to provitie for , thmeir uniform govern-
nient , time commipiete separdtIop of legIslative ,
exectmti'o anti judicial fumctidmta. in city gay-
ernment to place alt subord itatea ummder time
rank of imtatis of dcilt'tmnemlts under cIvIl
service rules , that home rul be accorded to
time variorms cltzeiis and that. a bureau lot
the collectIon anti time. pmmhjtcation of nmtmnict-
hmal reports be estnbltvied , The speaker
said timat a bill Imad benpreareti in accorti-
amice with these reconmmetdatiOtiS wimtchm as
now tmuuder conslderaticn vtii a fair pros-
pact of paFaing ciurlngthio present 5CSSO0.
liIitu2tEN : IN ICANS.tS CJ'I'I' S'I'ItIICE.
Fi.lp1ueM Of jime.trliiUr 1'uel1mmg
( 'IlmImImit ml' \lI mit Shorter Itcurs.
KANSAS CITY , May 0-i'arty-otir fire- .
nmen employed by ( Ito Arknour Packing coin-
pany went out on a strike , this afternoon be-
catmee time company rettmset ) their demand for
$2 for eight imours' work In 'jmloee of their
pese1mtrage. . , $2.25 for telvemhours' work.
Time strike is likely to extend to her depart-
merits , employing a total ot2tl0mnen If time
company does tmat accede o the demand of
tile firenimen. The etrik'el. imavo a strong
union anti expect time ether union nmen In time
hmCuo to ntpport tlteun by 1a3'iog down timeir
teols. Time' plant was shut 1owti temporarily ,
but Superintenoent Tourtehiot-e atth tlmls
afternoon that ime woulti geb newcnlen in time
strlkcrs imlacee at once mid that time opera-
Lion of time Plamlt would 'not bageriously , in-
'I'\V ( ) TItAMI'S ItILLHD IN A. % VICECLC.
; ; ; ; ;
IieIgiit htliN1m't' 1(11(1 the
- Emigimme".JmiiimIlM tit 'Frnak ,
NOR'ALK , 0. , May 6.-Wor ciiTms reached
here at a thiszi'strods wreck near Nec' Shaven ,
0. , last night , on 'th 'ilaittinore & Qlmt9
railroad , A long train of " loadd
witim coal , was coming i1owi
timieago junctto ' at a. terrIfic rate of
Sileel , vhim a broken rail ca4&md time engine
to lea"c time track. Time cars alt piled on
top of tIme engine. Tw ike tramps hparJed
the train at Shelby. arid tbms far , but six
flare 'beemi found. Time rest are supposed to
be buried under time wreckage , One tranmp
was transfixed tlmrough the hips by a long
bolt , anti will tIle. Ammotiter Is so badiy in.
j'ed that be cannot ilve. A brakeman.
name tumibmiown , is batily injur-ed.
ilAS'i'Eii N. VA itM liES tO5tING % VES'l' .
imiii' 'l'mmlI imir Claims tni lime Yn nleton
It CsI rvz C I 0 mm
AI1MOUIt , S. B. , May . -SpecLil.-Good )
claims can be secured fora arpall announth of
itmoney on time Yanktoiu reserittkm , soutim of
the town , anti as Arm r is time nearest
ralircitti point , there Is hardly a train corn-
lng iii wimiclm does not brjn land seekers.
Time recent copious rains hary attracted the
attention of tIme eastern ( arnmr , who Is not
fully satIfiemi with hula epntfttlon. and as a
remamlt , Soutit Iakota , nid ie,3peclahly the
southern portion , wimicim is in. time corn belt ,
In receiving a gootideal of attbntton.
:51mm : idol mmiii H1CtIOui flt Armmtonr.
ARMOUR. S. D. , May 6.--Special-Timo ( )
annual electlcn of toWll officers antI members
of time Board of EducatIon occurred Monday.
Timero was but , one ticket itt tue field for
town officers , imenco no fight , -'but It was tilt-
forent in time school elqctjon The help of
time lathes was noliclted by 130th sides , antI
every hnmggy In town cnlletc4' in tIme cause.
Out of a total of 316 votcs , 152 were cast by
latitesVtth one oxctjmtioim the old board
wan elected. Time tOwmmr oflicera are :
Trustees' , C. E. Floete , 1. 13. Mead , J , Ii ,
hhotlmamn , J. P. D3rrett anti. Jannea Hanskutt ;
clerk anti treasurer , Jolnes. Canon ; assessor ,
C. E. hiuston ; justice , W. A. ' Roberts ; mumar-
elmal , Sammu C. Simaw ; Rtrfot commnisetoner ,
George Soesbe ; Board of EtimcatitmnV , IL
Tipton , A. It. Button. 11. .1 . Cruchett , "iv ,
P. Stearne anti IL B. 1darun ; treasurer , Mrs.
Coma Shields. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
All SlmiNeriitnir for , 'I'Ie lies. ,
ARMOUR , S. j , , Mayt 6.-Specimmi-TIme ( )
rccemmt chuanges In time' on , the railrood ,
vlmIclm allows Time flee to reaiu Us time simo
clay It Is ptmhi.lsimeml , Is fully appreclated by
citizens , and will cause mummy vIce imavo clot
taken The lIce to tubscribe antI get a good
paper , .
hiommi. Ieu'er l'iiemmit'ni - himmrt ,
DEjVER , May6.For ! tirenuen were
sevoreiy injured this afternoon when fighting
a fire in P. W , Terry'a fuel. tnd feemi store
at Nimieteentim and Blaiw ,8eet , being
burteti unmler a taIling oora Tile danmage
by fire ammmountmm to onfr m few thousand
ioiiare. The unjtmred men rare ;
Aleck Moore , captain of Loc , No. 5 , Internally -
nally Injured and badly brulcmb
RIchard Allen , first iiep.terfant of steamer
No , 6 , arnm broken anti- badly bruIsed ,
William Crowley , imip,4naa , of : steamer No ,
6 , collar bone broke9 ; back Injured anti
Julio Dtmlmage , captain of stuiner No , b ,
shoulder dislocated ,
Eiil of IL Cmiii formLa Ien rMIonl ,
DENVER , May 6ArthurVdllImmgton amid
AIrs. Farmny Speed , both of Chicago , were arrested -
rested inst nIgit at Coloradq Springs on a
cammiplaititswormi out by the forrner's wife
acid were brqught .tr thIs clfr , wimero Mrs.
wellington was wftltlng to receive tbmemui ,
\Veiliniton and Mrmm , Speed sire well known
In Chicago society , \Vpllint i wa formerly
connected with the Griffin Cmr Wheel corn-
paul. at a talary oL , $1,000 ppr yeai , 5ev-
oral inontim ago , it. t.s uhlefled , lie left imI
family anti witim Mrs. pee4 went lo Call.
forimia , vhere they remainiei until a month
tgo , 'rime lumeband atl wlfp have come to an
agreemnent and will return to Chi ago to.
limirgiur Simeil Im a hlo.
hUNTINGTON , W , Va. , May 6.-Kit
a ROgers , a oioreti desperado , was simot and
fatally injured at Sybeno , 0. , las night
wimile burgiarlzimmgftime potoIflce 104 J , S.
Crawford's store. , 'red Crawford , 16 years
old , did time shootIng.
4lx I'erimons hunts-il to D.'uils.
MAIbtID , May 6.-At Alcps , grovunce of
Iiuelvmu , hmmI evening. orn miscreant set
fire to tIme buildlmug iu wlmicit r. dance was iii
progre's , Smx persoml ; wcre .nmrnmed to leatil
antI nany metre Injured in comubetiuoce.
To UNITE ALL IETIIODiSTS
Delegates at Oleveland Are Given Sonic-
thing New th Talk About ,
GRAND PROJECT OF GENERAL CONFERENCE
L'ropo'4nlM Sulimait ted I.nk Imm tim ii
It'ediu'IiImltimmmc mItll time Cimuroli
( . . . . , . ' . , * . , lelegllteM % l It
lie .tlluav.sl tim Sit.
CLE\'ELAND , 0. , May 6.-Time four woolen
mielegates will retain theIr seats In the Methi-
othtst general conference. Timis was Iwac-
tically decided at time uumeotlng of time conimumit.
tee on eltgibilit' held tonight. All but to
of the thirty-ammo nienibers of the commferc'nce
were iresenmt at the imieeting. A long dig-
cussion was inmitmlgetl in beimuntl locketi tloors
anti at its coneltislon Limo result was an-
nounced. Two reports vill be stmbmnittcti to
time conference in time nmornmlng. Time majority -
jority report wimich will be signed by tuemmty-
five mmmemmmbera of the commimittee incltmtiImmg Dr.
Buckley , editor of tIme New York Chirtstlamm
Ativocate , vill recommimemuti ttmat time wonmemi
delegates ho liernuitted to occupy
their seats anti participate in
time imroccejlmmga , anti timat tue
(1tmcstton of atlnmitttng wouuicn to future con-
fereflce3 be referred to tim anncmai comifer-
cocos for dccsion ' 1thIn time comimig year.
The minority report will be signed by Dr.
T. B. Neily of I'hllatlelphmia , Dr. htotimweiler ,
ir. Graw anti one otimer , wimose mmnmmme commid
hot be learned tommigimt , anti will insist that
time woimmen are not dig hie to seats. It is
beltevoti time immajority repurt will be adopted
with little ollporitton amid that to qimuesUon
s.ii1 be dtsposeti of , so far as time Present con-
feronc is concerned.
No seamier had time sceston openeti
totlml } ' tlmmtn a resoltmtioum wimicim pro-
vitleti elmamiges in time constitution of
time Eitvortti league , so tlmat woimmemu
mmmigimt becommie trustees of the lengime , was
latmitcimed upomi tIme cciuferemuce. Tills resolu-
Lion is hiterpreted to mmuean another ilgimt on
time woman qtmemtIon. Time resolution will be
made the order of bustne.s a oek frommi to-
Bishop Warren was at the imelmn thIs nmorn-
ing. The conference began proceedIngs in a
bimsimmesslilce flay. It was decided to elect
tIme bishops imd other officers on May 18.
The ortier of elections was ruggoated In a
resolution na foiiows :
Bshops , book agents of New York , book
agwta of Cincinnati. secretary of mntssionary
society , recretary of Board of Church Ex-
tenstomi , s-ecrotary of Freetinien's AId and
Southern Etlucationai society , aecrctury of
Summday school union and tracts , Editor of
RevIem' , editor of tIme hieral. emiitL' , of time
Cllristan ! Advocate , Nortmic estett Christian
Advocate , Central Christian Advocate , Pitts-
btmrg Christian Advocate , Northern Christian
Ativocate , CalIfornia Chrtstlan Advocate ,
Southwertelil Christian Advocate , anti the
resolution pm'ovlded time Immanimer hi whuich calm-
dttiates simoulmi be nommllmmated amid electeti.
Dr. V. ' . H. Shier of Detroit dcsireJ to comm.
stdqr the rem'olutIcn by sectiOng , anti Dr.
Terer wanted to refer it to time commnittec on
revisals. It waa finally referred to the' coin-
, mnitteeoIl rules and orier , of business amid.
made a special order for 9 o'clock ThureJay
rnorn'ri , -
L A" reeOlution'to'inerease 'the amount of the
tenth 'for the relief , of , Wornout ministers amid
widows and clmihmiren of deceased muiinisters
by having the churches appealed to wan
adopted. This was followed by a resoiuticmm
vbicim imati a great deal of meanIng to the
ciumirch , in the preamble it said timat 11ev.
Dr. Morris , fraternal tlcegate of tIme Moth-
ot1tt EpIscopal church South In lms address -
dress to the conferomice recommended that a
commisson ! , ccmmeisting of three bishapu' , three
inhimisters and three laymnemi , to act with ii
iimniiar conmmntaslon , already appoiuted by time
Metiiodtt cimurcim South , looking toward a
confederation of the two churchea should be
appointed. A motion was made to refer It
to time committee , but it was demurred to.
Several deegates thought it would be a good
plan to act on the mmmatter at once amid not
refer it to a committee , They were united
in the opinion that the reeoiutlcum shmouitl be
decided on time floor and without a great deal
of dlscmirnion , tim courtesy to time Methodist
Episcopal church South.
HEADY FOrt TuE CATHOLICS.
Time nmovemnent of Father KoIaszet'u-kI , pas-
tar of the independent Cathrhlc church. to
transfer church anti congregation to the
Methodist Episcopal fold , is progress ng and
1mm said to now be an assured fact , St 'a
stateti that a teng consultation was helti
yesterday between F'atimer IColaszewski anti
Chaplain C. 0. McCabe and as a result time
former offOred to turn over alt tue church
property and bring the entire membership
of 3,000 people Into time Metlmodlat church ,
The property owned by the church is very
Thus far the matter has not been foriuiahiy
presented to the general conference and It
is not Improbable that It will not be done ,
as ths ! conferemice can iiavo no jurtamliction
in the case. A resolution may be adopted
recommenidimlg tlmat the churchm accept thmomu.
but even this mntmchm is not certain. The
right to accept them lies in time ( luarterly ,
conference , arid to It would tIme application
be maths. It only lies the rglmt ! to admIt
timem anti i alone can do so.
Father Kolaszewski lies been mmii Intcreted
epectator at time conference anti a cloo its-
tenet. lie occupies a seat in Chaplan Me.
Calm's private box anti follows the hirpceeti.
inns witim nmtmcli Interest.
Rev. Dammlel Joimnean of Kentucky pre-
imenteti a series of m'esoitmtlonmm as mu substitute.
Timeso u't'clted time tact that In 151)2 ) the gen.
cral conferc'nico of time church - mormtim 'ap.
poltmteti a coiiirnission to confer regardimg
a remmnion of time two cimurchies. It provided
for time appolntnment of a commission of
eight nuinistero. seven laymen and omme busi-
hess mmml , This commission is to nmeet a
elmumilar cornimlttice from time cimurcim soutlm.
If the commmmittee train time clmurcim noutim Is
not emmmpowercd to conduct such negotiations
the general conference is requesteti to confer -
fer such power on them. Nothing agreed
upon by these conmitmittees Ic to ime imIiutlng
until reported to and approvemi by time to-
epectivo fenCm'al ; conferences In Ii)0) ) . Both
piLpPz's were referremi to the comomnlttee on
state of time cimurcim ,
Time hour imami arrived for the s'peclal order
of business , and Dr. Leanarmi of Ciimc'nnatl
wits recognizeml. lie yielded the iloor to Dr.
IColley , wimo presented a series of resolutitims
deprecating time 'ack of courtesy extended to
Dr. Moore , as fraternal delegate from time
Chiurcim South. It appears timat tiurougim a
rmuisciitiertaimdiimg scant courtc'y warm extended -
tended to imtrn and lie was imot welconuieti as
Ito shioulmi imavo been. Time resolutions con-
vt'yeti the imiot humble regrets and apolo-
gIes. Dr. Buckley amneimmied by inviting hmitmu
to visit the conference aga'n anti after a
brief diecussion time resolution wan unanl.
inomisly mitiopted ,
lit , Leonard , who imad been reco'uulzeti ,
yielded the floor on Limo quertion arid 11ev.
1) . H. Moore of Cincinnati openetl tIme debate
ff time immorning on the woman questicim. The
tpeeciu of 11ev , Dr. Moore was followed in
rapid succession by at leapt twenty otimers.
Two long lmours were consumed 1mm tIme debate
riud jut before the hour for atljournmiuent
time reports of the mnajorly anti minority on
Limo queltion of time admission of women
uvere referred back to the committee on
elIgibilIty wIth instructions to report hack
tomorrow rnorninmg as the first order of bual-
pee's. 'Time conference then adjourned.
At tM meeting of time bisluop.s timis afternoon -
noon fllsimops Merrlt , Nlndo and Joyce were
appolmmted as members of time connniuittee to
consider the federation of time Motiuodurt
churches north anti south. Time imulnmlsterlal
and lay mnommmhera of the commIttee will not
bo appoimmtcml for several days.
lCmia Ibli hiemme'mes ( 'olNtnmmtl ilDuii ( ' ,
CONSTANT1NOI'LE , May 6-Rev. George
I , . Kima8tp. time AmerIcan missionary wimo was
expelled ( rommi liltiis by the Turkisim authorl-
ties , itas arrived here in good health ,
flN'l'ItUSIAS'l'ICAI.IX unit 3i'lC I NiflY.
( itll 1 lIeimulhic'nIm l'ii'ilg ( ' Time'ir
ItteM tim ' , utc' for illimi ,
Si - 2. NTO , Cal. , May 6.-Time MciCIn-
icy eim - : te conupletoly captured the ro-
iitibhica\j. \ _ : o convention today , althougim
the cli. - olegates gelecied from time
Fotmrtlm ioimal were uiuiphedgeti anti are
avowetit _ _ , ii stmpporters. Ths liifthm dig-
trict dcl - wili lirobabll' be of time milule
boliticml ; ion , but time otimer fourteen
are botun MrhCunley by time stromigeet
PleticeS th be frameti. After emmlogi-
' ' tariff syatemu
lug limo liii Protective
ice advocat James ( I. 11101110 antI \\'Il-
hiammu MoIC time PititfOtili i'oiuuiiiitteo
stmbniltteii ti i iowiumg :
A tlelegntc to time iintonnl ! eoimvemmtlomi iP
ehmtrgm'ti with a litmblte tm-mIst , with time cxc-
emltiin of a inibllc ImmnilliRtO'Il1ioni Me-
Kiuulc'y of Ohio is time chice of the iieoimle
of tue State of C'aiiformmia fcmr the utonilimil.
110mm for imrestti&iut tmf time tYmmiteti States ;
therefore , we emitiorm'c hitimi for stmelt imomni-
iimtttoim mtiiti our deegate8 cue lmeretm ) ' In-
gti-tictti to 'ote 1' r huimmi nmitl disc their tit-
most efforts tOm sceum'e hula nonmmunmittomi.
( icoi'go A. lCmmigimt of San Francit'cO
cimargeti that time McKinley piamik 1mm tIme
Plaiforlmm % as mint strong enomigh amid offeremt
limo foliowlmmg smmbstltute , m hichi was atiopteil
ammuiml emithmuslnntic ciucerimig :
1tt'olveti , Tlmat time m'eimtlbhlemtums of Colt-
foi'miimt , whmilt' m'et'ogumlzilmg time elmrmmtst worth
anti uitmmt'sq ott each ol time ( listimmgmmishtetl
stntesmuiemm of thut'ir pmttty wimoso lumttmme5 limive
hmeemm mimenttomiml as mcspiramitcm for time pr'i-
tht'ii timc I miamI ohm tiouu mc t St . I .ommls it mmd iihtle
imletigtng Imu mmtl'mctmcc time elect vol vote of
tli e (1 aldt'mm Stmi t e to the repmmimi laul imomum I-
lice , whoever Ito may he , iiereimv declare
tlmnt time emiipiutitI semutinmeuit , if ( 'nliformuimt Is
in fmmvor of time umoumilmmatIomi of timut ivlse , muiti
numb statesumittfl , that pure timli timmati lieu
lmt t i't ot , thin t ti'tme mimimi loyal mum eriemm ii , t ito
mm't'i-les clmnnmpton of liroteetloli.Vlhitnmn
McKiimley of Ohio , aimml time delegates fi'nm
this mmtnte ore imureby mlirccted ammtl instructed
to w'rk arid vote for time success of time
e'icimi'iilIarn MeIInle3' as long ns there is
a remusonaimie prospect of lml nomumlimattomi.
The following amendmmient to the tulatforni
was atloutcti ummammiimmously :
We eormmrnentl the cotmrm'e of our delegates
In toligress In opposimmg time uropsei ftmmuml-
Ing m'ctmemneu4 of time l'arlltmi rmitmomiti tommi-
imammtes anti urge that time latter lie coin-
pelleti to aettle their inm1elmttimiP" in Id 1110
renm'onnlmlo amid hmtcint-ue'ltke g that
tiut govermimnent simmili foret'loee its liens
titmoil and take Iossessiomm of tIme ProPerties.
Time conventlomi cammie omit rummarelY for il-
vet In tIme folloivimig declaration , whIebm was
enthmms'astlcaily atlepteti :
'iVe favor the fm'ee nnd immmllmitetl coinage
of silver at time ratio of 16 to 1. amid tile
niaking of silver nut well nut gold a lmigtml
temmmler iii ImmiYcmiOzmt of all debts , both inmblk'
The following was time convention's po-
sitiomi regarmiing public schools :
\Ve hmenrttly reegnz time right to erinu-
ilsim scimoo's timroughm irIvimte emmtemprli'c' . ttmt
ti-c ( lemflamti that nomie hilt tmomn'ectmmm'immmt free
ImmmblIc ocimools simail receive public almi.
liar delegates-at-large time following is'ere
electemi 0mm the first ballot : Joimn. I ) , SPreCk-
ole of San Francisco , George A. Kn'ghmt of
Sami Francisco , U. S. Grant , jr. , ef San itego ,
Li. A. Simeitiomm of Los Aitgeles. C. Ii. Cracker
ammti Irving M. Scott sere nonminated for
prc-iitiental ! elcctor-at-large. Joimmm T. Lynch
itas nominated for lemmtetmamit : governor anti
timen time comivemmtlon athjommrmmed urine die.
Notes of _ i limor Cltm'c'eggtitiiM ,
BALTIMORE , May 6.--Time theimiocratic
state central commnittee met htero today anti
fixe.l June 10 as the data for Imoldumig time
state convemitlomi to select delegates to the.
ilatlonal convention at Chicago.
LITTLE ROCK , May 6.-Time state prohibition -
hibition convention immet hero at mmoomm tottay
.vitli a smmmall attendance , It is time aim of
tIme leaders to inject some nev vigor immto
the party , 'put tout a full 'state-'tleket emit !
e1ect delegates to timeir national conyentiolm.
They will be in cession lmere two dayc.
NAShVILLE. May 6.-Time democratic
state convention of Temmnossee to motitimtatu
circuit judges was in seezon Immit seven nun-
mites. The iimcmmmmmbemmts , Judges S. F.Vatsomi
ot S'umnner , M. M. Nelsoml of GIbson.atltl It.
M , llartomm of hiamnIlton were renoliminatetl
Great Interest centers in the gmmbermlatorlal
cocmvo-ntion toimiorrow. There is little tiocihit
but tlmat ex-Gcivcrtuor Robert L. Taylor wIl
ho nomtmatcci : and that the convention will
mleclarc for sili'er.
SEATTLE , Wash. , May tL-Antlm'ew F.
Burleig'n , receiver of the Nortlmern l'aclflc
today defeated Senator Spuires in time King
county repomblicami convention as a canduulmto
to the state ccnvemmtion. The comiventlomi
enmied a bitter struggle between the support-
cr5 of Spuire and Btmrlegh anti tIme result is
regarded as significant. A resolution su'ims
adopted bT a large majority enclosing McKinley -
Kinley for time republican presidential i.ocnl-
LAW'ItIINCFJ , iCan. , May 6-The Secomm'l
district congressional commvention mmuet at ti
o'clock this nmornhiig anmi amljounneti untIl
2 p. mn. because the comnimmittee cmi cremien-
tlals was not ready to report. Time fight is
on seating time contending \Vyandotte ( lelega-
At 2 o'clock amu amijournimment till 8 p. ni
convention moot to-
was taken , and whmemi time
imight it IunimmcdlatOly adjourned again until
tomorrow mnornimmg , time conumnittee on crethi'mm-
tials being still unable to come to an agree-
umient , _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
l'or k'1CIhmleY lilr54t itimmi I.lst.
DETROIT , Mien. , May. 6.-TIme repulliean
state convention to elect delegates to limo St.
Louis convemitiofl will comuvelme tomorrow at
noon. It 1mm miS gooti aS settled tlmat , time comm-
vention will instruct tile tielegatiorm to veto
for McKinley first and last. TIme delegates
elected fronl all of time mnngess'onal districts
have already been so inatrmmctei. Tontglmt it
Is c'.tmmsidereti certain that two of the four
delegntes-at'iargo will he General 11. A. Al-
ger of Detroit anti Timoimiti.s J. O'Hrlemm of
Grand Jtapltlmm. _ _ _ _ _ _
Simuim hi. ( 'inrI. _ Iteiim.uiimiiteil. , .
ICEOIUJK , ha. , May 6.-Time First con-
grest-tonai district republican commvemmtion , by
a ruing vote , today tmnimniiimmotmaly reimonulnmateti
Saimo M. Ciaric for congress.
'i'iIlFiitAl'it itIi.t1'hliIS IN'i'O IlillitA.
l'urtmmrtumeN ( ' ii. Soumtii A ( rim's. Com.mmecti
ivitli till' ite't at time % 'mrii.
WAShINGTON , May 6.-In a report to time
State departmmient from Consular Agemmt
Anmlrcws at , Betra , tIme Portuguese colony in
Soutim Africa , tlmere is a sunmmary of time
contlition anti prospects of time colony at time
beginning of time mresenmt calecmtlar year. Be.
cause of difficulties in rnalntalrmlng tlm trana-
port eorvice , owing to destruction of the
green food along time route by Hwarmmma of
locusts , It imas hieerm decided to extemmml time
railway to Urntali. wlmlchm is 1mm tIme Cimartereui
company's territory , anti timenice to SaIls-
bury , to connect with time overland railway
from afekiimg 00(1 Ilutuwayo , uvimicim is In
course of cocmstructlomi ,
At time beginnimig of time year IleIra imami fmmmmt
been imlaced in telegrapimic communication
i'itit time woId $ , via Maslmonaianmd mmmi Cape
Colony. Mr. Armdrcws soys tlmat time imatives
In Imis territory lmmmve iOCmm troubIeomne , but
simICe Gemgupgana , tito only great tlmlet ruoutim
of time ambczI , Imas been overpoverct imy
Limo Portuguese , timey will see timat it is use-
ieu to assume a warlllo mtttltutlo again ,
'rime mining prospects of time territory were
looking mucim better , anml ti imas been do-
cimled to abolisim prospective lIcenses anti to
gralit concessiomi cii tue basis of 20 per cent
of the Capital cctmnhiany to Limo MozambIque
coinparmy , _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
' ' ' ' ' ' AXis MhJ.i2.tGI
I'All'l' itt'l'ES iltOIS.
'i'i'i , 'I'rmsul , I CNmuu.-tImeN I I a mis , Ii ii mm I I '
Set I 1511 isa' I in' % 'estermi itomimIs ,
Ci1ICAOG , May G.--'I'he western Ines :
have ; eacic'd , an agreement on time questions
of party rates and of mileage books , with
wimicim they Imavo been struggling so long ,
Timoir meeting adjomirmmod todiy after tie-
citing timul tlmey woulmi allow party rates of
2 ½ tenth per hub for partIes of from Len
to nineteen people ; for luartie of twenty or
over they will allow a rate of 2 cents a
nmlle , On limo imulleage boolc question they
took nbout Limo same action as imms taken
some time since by time transnmissourl lines ,
They declared in favor of a 2,000-utile tlclet
to be sold at time prIce of $0 , witim a rebate
of $10 0mm lIme receipt of time covet by time
chmalrmmusma or time % Vestermi l'assengtr absoci.
IS hARRISON A CANDIDATE
? mlolnentous Question to Bo Scttcd by die
Bepublicaiis of ills Own State.
FIGIITAT INDIANAPOLIS TODAY WILL DECIDE
( ) pmnmmetmtg of ttelclnley i It time ltimisIe ?
SImite 5tmil I uie am harsh ( ' , , lttcMt
fur miii i'mlimmNt rut'tt'I
I ) 4' I e ii I I . , mm.
INDIANAPOLIS , May 6.-That time In-
tliana repimblican coimrciitloii will imistrtmct Its
ticlegateom for McKinley ivimen It immeets to- .
borrow s'eemums atm nsstmretl fact tommigiut. Eight
alit of limo timirteemi duitricts in the state , mit
catmctmseo imeltl tlmis cveniimg , imi.strmmrteml their
represeimtatlves en time resoltmtlomms commimultiec
to vote for tIme immcorpormmtim'mt of MeKimile ) '
resohtmtirims Iii time Platformim animi ammo district ,
time liotmrthm , refumcetl to'ote agtimmst : Iimstrtmc-
tiomue , imierely tabhimig time resolution. l'lmis
MclCimmiey cumti nnti-MclCiiuiey forces alike
Coluectie to ottle time hmmntter tmmuhers time 'hI-
expecteml Imappemma , ammil time thimexpecteti In
tlmis immi'tanc ' is in tue mmatltre of a spceclm ,
wimlcim , it is vagimely rcmimmoreul , General liar-
i'isoim lmma3' imiake to the commveimtinmi tommmorrou' .
'rho ex-presltlemit baa been imm'Iteml to ntltircm.4
time gntimeriiig , ahiti what ime may do amid sa" ,
provitling ito accepts tIme invItmttlon , is tIle
elemmient of tmimcertaliity In thm sitmmatton , It itt
generally believed time gemmeral will appear ,
Omit ! it is also believed umo itmmmemuling semisn-
tiomi is hmltltien ummder timat ( mpuiearalmce , lmtmt.
dtsqmm let I mmg rtmmmm tmrs , tutivertilcil bim t hier-
rirtenit , are iloatlmmg mibotit relmmmbhican hmt'ami-
miarters to time effect timat a stitmmmpetie to
itutrrle3n wIll foliout' itis mttItlre.s. 'rime fact
timat both ex-United States Marshal laimtol
Itmimmstlt'li ammti Jc'imn C. New are omit In loiter-
views mleciarimmg mm McKinley lmmm'tru"ticnms
wIll bo adopted If tue ex-prealtiemit immakem ,
a speccim , Ia 1,01 Ii t cmi to am' high I lieu cmi , btmt time
TIcICImmle ) ' lumen lamglmt at Limo imtea aimti tie.
clove they vIli imave a hmmmcmtlm'.lown walkover.
Memimwimiie , Gummeral liarrlu'on nimalmitalna
r-'lemmce , amiml hums mmot even amimmorlccti imla tie-
termmuimmatiomi to atidress time comiveimtloim , al-
thouglm Ito lmmis practically atlmmuitted timat Ima
expects to (13 50 ,
Alt tiny mite atti was fmill of promiitso of a
bitter battle tommiorrow. 'l'lme ammti-McKimiicy
forces declared time emmtirc custerim oppositlomu
it ) time Olmioan wotmltl throw time stremmgth
of miii other canditlates to Mr. harrison at.
time St. Lotus commvc'mmtiomm , aimti it vas strommghy
argimeti that with such a tuossibiiity iii 'leiv
I ildiana almotmld be minpied get anti tiiiim aiim-
pcred , that tlmo detegatiomi mmmight imurl it
wimoic wi'tnhmt immto time Ifarrisomm etammipemle.
This argmmmmmemit was apparently telling on tins
McKlmiley forces amid tlmero tins every prosPect -
Pect at a bitter figiut on McKtiiley-hiarrlsomi
lines iiimtii tommighmt'o action of the tilatrict
delegations waim mnatle kmiois ii. Timen niany
of tlm ammti-instrtmtctomm people declared the ,
mnmtter was settleml , ammml altimomigim it is otill
maim ! a stroimg tight ivlil be mamie , , in the comu-
vemmtlcmn , time chaucer' for a prolomiged battle.
are not so good mms eat'ltcr iii the day.
Aetmie frommo time hmresltlentiai features time.
nmmtimm interest in tIme commveimttomm cemmtc'rs in
rico for time gmubormatorlal imoinhnation. There.
are thtrtoemm active cammdidatcs imo time fielti anti
at mmmitlniglmt tommlgimt every ono of tlmcm ox-
preCtl iminmecif as confident of victory. Ex-
Secr tary of State Cimurles F. Griffin of Lake ,
counly , AttrneyJoimmi r. Grimtii of ? ilarioni
and Charles 1. 1)oxey , tIme ufatural gmm niag- '
naip ofDIaitjm , to ijy , , ratimtr.tlm
better of time battle tonlghmt , bilL it is etIll
any maws TatO. The eanditlates' imeamlqmmor-
bra at the Denrmisomm hotmec were Iii a statO
pf stne mull day ammi ; nigtmt. bunting and.
iadges amid drmmiim corps mmci bamodm' timlmling to ,
time commltmsiomm cammecti by the masi'lng of dcl-
ogates ammd visitors.
The commmimolttc-o aim imcrmmmancnt organizatiomi
imiet tonIght anml after a caucmms so-
Iectcd ox-Secretary of time Navy ltieimartl
'rhmommmpson as temmmporary aimd permmmamment
, hmairmmoaum. Oivimmg to his amivanced age , Itow-
evcr , Ito ivlht mmamtme mu imman as active chair-
imoan , wlmiie Ito lmimnelt 'ill act as tIme hmon-
orttry mfhlcer. Time coimmnmitleo on resolutions
remimatimmni iii roeslomi very late commsbierinn
the platform. Time cimmIce of time delegates-at-
large will hot be miecitleti mmmmtil tIme coimventlon.
IIEACI1 A CONCLUSION ON SILVER.
Time resolutions comnimmitee i'cacimemi an.
agreemmmemmt abomut 1 o'clock anti adopted time
platfornm as to be smiimmilttetl tommmorrow. Its
tmmommey plank Is regarticti as a sort of cciii-
huroimmise between time sotmimmi mnommey acmtl bt-
metallic forces , ammml time McKimiley resolutiomma.
are strong. Tlm nmaimm fight in time comnimmit-
tee was over the immommoy plammk. Time money
plank favors time use of both oimi amid i'll-
ver at a parity , declares for bimmmetmillisnm on
an interimatiommal imasIs amid opposes . time fri-c.
coinage of silver at a ratio of 16 to 1.
Ex-Marshmai itumnmelell , wimo Is generally no-
derstood to be cloi'er to Geimer.il Ham-risen
timaim any othmcr of time ox-president' .
friermtimm , mmmatle tlte following stmmtemmmemmt to timu
Amsoclnteti imress this aftvrnoomm : "It must
be tmntlerstood tlmat Mr. hiarricami Lmm not a
eaimdldate In mtiy seimse of the word. lIe
stands finnmly by hits letter to Chair-
IlIad Gowdy , made ltmmbuic tlmrommghm tIme
Associated imress several weeks ago ,
anti will not alias' imlo namime used
In ammy way at tommmorrow's gatiterimmg , But
we , ivIto count ommr'elvca Imis ! m'icmmls , believe.
that shmoulmi matters so develop at time St.
Louts conventtomm that a general tlemmmanm ] for-
Ii I a nommi iimatIon I mm mmmamlo , tlma t Im e ivomm Id nc-
Cebit that imommmiimatioim. Jimmy immaii wommlti. On
timat groitmid we are opposing McKinley In-
stm'iictiomml' , believIng timat immmltomma eimoulml be.
tmnhaummperemi aittl flee to go to tIme support of'
time general slmomill occasion arise. "
Gomi'ral ilarrlsomm has bcn Immvlted to atl-
threes time eommi'emttf.oim tomimorrow , but today
sent ivormi to Clmairimman Gently timat ho could
riot give a deflmmito ammower before tomimorrow ,
It is believed , imowever , timat lie wilt mmmalco
a short mmpeocim , html tlmmt : rio mmigmmlflctmnco mat-
tacimemc to imimi ampearammetm before time dote-
The hotels are already jenunoeti with perspiring -
spiring , enthmmsimmstic mlelegates mmml caucusing
imas been 1mm progreos all mlay. Aside from Lime
presidentIal elemneitt , tlmo fe-attire of time con-
ventlomm 1mm the fight for time imomnination of
govermmOr. Timere arc twelve cammmlimiatea In
time fIeld eric ! more are eximccteml , All express
thiemneolvee as certttiu of victory mmnd all are
overworking timeir ilemitemtanmts alit ! their iira.ms
bands. Each of time otimer state offices , too ,
has a hlimeral number of state-simmen wlmo are
wIlling to receive lime iltmnm , immit no great
contest iim exjmecteml after LImo flaiL llaco on
time ticket is desired ,
General iitirrison Is staying closely at imis ,
home anmt Imas dc-flied Imlimiself to tue greater
imrmnmber of hit man ) ' calleis. 'i'o Interviewers -
ers his private secretary , hiramik Titubot , eon-
Unties to say fully arid freely tImat there Is
notiming to 553' .
Across tIme street from time Iemnison , imommse
iteadqtmartert , a Mciflmmiey mass nmeetlmig miami
helti at noon. Cimairmnamm fiowmiy mm'as master
of ceremonies and declared tlmat tIme crmtlmual-
asm apparent was atmimie tmasur4uce of ilmo
victory in store for time Ohmic major. Charles
"iv liairbarmks expressed time belief timat Limo
convention would Instruct for MelClnley ,
it lii'ihlidCAN ; VIC'J'OItt'.tN 8'S' , l'AU1
Mmtic a Clinch Smveej , of Harry MuimIe-
limit I Oiil ( ' I U SIiii I.
ST. PAUL. May 6-Time repuilhlcans won a
notable victory in time municipal election ot
ye'tertiay , making practically a cican sweeim.
of overytimlrig ui siglmt. Time regular demo-
cm-eLla tic1et , so called , imati been left o the
ticket by order of tIme courts , Lime democratlo
cItIzens , or bolters , securing arm injunctIon
agalimst timem. This umlmlotmbtediy caused dl-
vlslomi amimong time democrats , 'limo repub-
licana elected timelr entire city ticket , the is-
semobly being solidly republican , the democrats -
crats electing only one aldorimman , mnak-
Inmg time coimmumori council stand nitnmoUmcn re-
Imublicmona to cue demQcrat.
ii. . ii , Doran was elected mmmayor by
viurailty ; J. J , McCmtrcty , comptroller , by
6,427 mmajcmrity , ; C , L , ilorat , city treasurer ,
by 6lt umajom-Ity imroimlbltlonlsts humid a
ticke't In' the lit it , but emIly imoled about . L0O'
votes , -