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ESTABLISHED , lV2sE 10 , OMAHA , SUXDAY 1011X1X6 , AUGUST 2.0 , IvSDT SIXTEEN PAGES. SINGLE COPV PtVE CENTS. XORTU POLE OR BUST Walter Wellnun Arranging for Anothsr Exploring Eipjditioa. NEBRASKA NEWSPAPERMAN NOT SATISFIED Oonsalts with Dr. Naasen Concerning the Details of ths Trip. INTENDS TO START NEXT SUMMER Will Spsnd Fall and Wintir in the Arctic Z jne. HDPES TO RETURN TWO YEARS FROM NOW Cnlrnln - on Hrnrlilnc th - Pnle In Jlnj. l * < ii , nnil -nIiiB f r llotiir Without A r Urlu > There. < Copyr.EM , 1W. bj- Pre * PuWlthlnR Compunj. ) LONDON. Aug. 2S. ( New Yolk World ( Cablegram Special Telegram ) Walter AVc'llmnn. an American with an ambition to be anrctlc explorer. Is now conferring with Dr Nansen in Christiana , Norway. A new expedition to the north pole , consist ing \Vcllman and eleven Norwegians , is projected to etart next summer on a spe cially equipped Arctic trader for Jackson's Station Cape Flora. Franz Jcmef land. There It Is proposed to lea\e three men , the others going by hedges and boat to Cape Felgely , where , according to the plan , three other men are to be left. The rest arc to start In the beginning of February , 1S99 , with sledges , canoes and dogs for the pole. Cape Felgely ls paid to be 1,100 mile * from the pole Tiavellng at the rate of eleven miles a day 100 dajs would take them to their goal , and 100 daj-s would bring them back. TbU would be traveling faster than Dr. Nansen went , but Mr. Wellman hopeo to benefit by the doctor's experience. The ex plorer expects to return in May to Feigely , and then proceed to Cape Flora , where be hopes to be taken off In the autums of lisi * Sledgeo for the expedition are now building and fifty dogs ha\e been purchased In Petersburg. YOt'NG WATERFORD TO WED. One of the Bcrcsford family told me that the joung marquis of Waterford , whose en gagement to Lady Beatrice Landsdowne has bicn already announced , will be married on September IS. The wedding will be a grand affair The duke of Waterford is an officer of the Horse guards , and a great favorite with his brother officers. The familj , how ever , especially Waterford' * uncles. Lord Charles and William Beresford ( the latter the husband of Lily , duchess of Marlborough - ough , formerly Mrs , Hammerely of New- York ) , are not too well pleaced. It U curlauj that the > marquis of L/andsdowne , the British secretary of state for wat , consented to the marriage of his lo\ely daughter with a young man in delicate health , who formerly ivas one of the gayest of the gay. It la salfl that-J.he condition of this son so preyed upon the mind of the late marqute of Waterford that It led to the desperate act which ended his life. Lord Charter Beres ford naturally Is disappointed , since , if his nephew marries and has an heir , Lord Charle * ' chance of becoming marquis which otherwise ho would be will be de stroyed. Lord Charles 1 the eldest living brother of the late marquls aiid now is 51 jeare old. Lord Cha'les is not kindly disposed toward the American press. He wishes to contradict the story that he was the naval officer who kept a boat-coffin In his house so that after bis death he might step into it and tail away to the land of shadows. Lord Charles lately acquired an addition to bis income . through the collection ol of J3.DOO a. jear some old family mortgages. This may hell him to bear the disappointment of his nephew's marriage. Lord Charles , like cthel naval officers , la sore o\er the fact that the navy was slighted In connection with the duke of York's tour In Ireland. AHhougt the duke himself Is a naval officer , he has nol one naval man on bis staff , although the mill' tary element Is largely represented. Lori Charles was approached recently by the promoters meters of a scheme to obtain an cx'iinloi : of the telephone lines from Dublin 10 j-outh. ctst Ireland. He promised to bring the matter - ter to the notice of the postmaster gfnera : and did with success , as the latter reccutlj functioned the extension from Dublin tt AVaterford by Wlcklow , Arklow end Wex- ford.This bill Is a great boon to the Irltl public. BITTER AGAINST ENGLAND. I Interviewed Prof. Hagoplan , the chair man of the Anglo-Armenian society , at bli rwlfliVee on Walham Green. The dark jifvous. excitable man as agltveJ unin bi ( pcko of the wrongs of his countryaiea. Re ferrlnc to the bombs In Comtantl'uij V , hi tald : "iO * . It is true chut Armenians tl rev the bonds , but no wdn.l'r. Formerly tic3 were aultt orderly member * of society. Nov Ibey have been driven by 'he treatmtut re cHved to Alolence. England is : be re1 culorlt Tor jears I i > nd other Arn.ei , ( ni have prote-sted In the EnlUh riiei Lut tin situation le woree Instead cu be-t.er 11.ki , 1 was In 1SSO. Whit Jlrt ihe f ay of ZJerlU Co for u * ? Nothing , nor the oonvnilan o Cyprus either. The porte then r.romUec 'without delay necessary reforms and a guar anlee of religious liberty. This was In 1S7S And a lone lUt of atrocities giv ; < tie Hi to thotc promltei. Yet the English Kovtin incut ha * taken no step to caraivl the ful fillment of tht e promise * . Eton thoie Enp llthmeii who winhed to assist us chewed i lamentable want of tact. Of course I exccp the duke of Westminster anj Mr. Gladstone who were moderate zn-l riMninable In tbei utterances. But the bltt- language of o he til-judging friends has ou.y tl > arpvu ] cga'm us the weapons of the Inrl.U'i paehae au < added to the ruin ofny country I 'utlt ' that the apathy of Engltil was n pausiul for the Sai iooQ um jjv. Hn inJ ukc tbe tick nun of Europe by the arm am culdM hit footstep * through perilous plain "Tbe war with Greece was disastrous In iti effects upon the ArmenUn * . Public opinion li Atbc-uc forced the war In behalf of tbe ttrug cling Cietant , whom tbe powers did nothloi to astlst The Greek war It the net resul of tbe Incapacity of tbe European statesmen Nour the micert U bury arranging terms o a patcbed-up peace. I believe Lord Sails bury wae on the point of doing something li behalf of tbe Armeclanz wbtu that wmehet war broVe out Now our claims tie le F < de Gcd only knows bow Jojg Ac louj c the present rrjiime in Turkey exists atrocl ties are lltblo to occur t my moment Uo crueltlea occur today which twr country. * 1 m infornaetl by letters and Armenian Journal ? s-eat to m * . OOND PURELY SBLF1SH. "U there any sympathy between mir p > - ple and th * ywini ; Tarkey party ? They are certainly united In th * desire to obtain Justtfe , bat their sympathy does not extend byond that. Bnglth nflVcers who have retutoM here from Conutitlnople nay thit the Turks have cot th sllchtw't Intention of giving up TheA- saly They are wfe la wjlni : MI. s Greece cannot pay the war Indemnity , nor wmiM any ether nation help to pty IU" General naratitr ! will publish at the end of Odnber his book on the Abyninlsa war , which probably will etuse a etlr In Itallin army circles From Vtenna It U reported that the frud between the Germans and S4avs In Bohemia U Inrreartng In bitterness , due It is thought to the presence of a large number of pan- slavlM agitator * from abroad. CollMons be tween troops of the different race * are of fre quent oecurrenre. From Naples Is reported a perfect carnival of blood Stabbing affrajs are common In the streets. Friday a fruit merchant ( tabbed and killed a boy for taking an onnge from hU sttnd. EDWARD MARSHALL \ \ oonroitn TO uum i : THIS u KKK , lrr riit | innli > li Ilnl tr > Sii > iio ctl to llf of slmrt I.lfr. ( CopjTlRht. 1SST lij Prr Publishing Comji n > 1 MADRID , Aug. 2S. ( New York World Cablegram Special Telegram. ) Ministei WooJford will arrive September 2 Tayloi will present him Immediately to the duke of Tetuan. who leaves the next day for the baths of Cestona. wtfcre he will sta > until the IGth. On his return the duke will take both Ta > lor and Woodford to the palace Mlramlr , Taj lor to present his letters of re call , leaving next day for Parlr , and \Vood' ford to present his credentials to Queer Christina. The new American minister will only beglt to feel his aj at San Sebastian with the duke of Tetuan and will probably postpone serious negotiations until the return of the court to Madrid In October , as the presenl government Is generally considered doomed to disappear then and be rcplaced by Sagast : and tbe liberals , who are more likely to comi to an understanding with the United States as Sagatta has again repeated he will gh < Cuba complete autonomy as soon as tbe moment apptoathcs for the disclosure of the Intentions of the American government. In' tense curlcsltj and suppressed excitement are de\ eloping , though the press affect ! much big talk about Instantly rcpellinj American luterference , and about Europeai sympathies. DAI.Y roil MVMIIl OW LTMRIIICK KrldisiMl r > J li n in I ( < Prisoner Ilni ! * % T > Minn ( if Klect Ion. < C"on > rlRht. 1S"7 , by Pre Publishing fomrmny. ; LONDON , Aug 2S. ( New York World Ca blegram Special Telegram. ) The candldac : of John Daly , the released dynamite prisoner for the mayoralty of Limerick , already men tioned In the World cablegrams , promises ti be a mtst interesting political question li Ireland this winter. I bad a talk on thi iiubje-ct yesterday with William Abraham M P. . a native of Limerick , and intltnateli acquainted with the feeling of the national 1st. " oa this burning topic. He said : "I be lleve John Daly will be elected mayor o Llmeriok in November and hope it will b ( so as the best answer to the nonsense beinf written now In the unionist press about lh < ro > alisll John Daly U not yet qualified for election , not being on the city burges roll , but he will be qualified before the elec tlon arrives. There was a vacancy the othe : day In an Iris-h town ward and Mr. Johr Whelan. an ardent supporter' of Daly's , wai returned by a sweeping majority. Whei Daly is qualified In November. Whtlan wil retire and Daly will be elected to the cor poratlon In his etead. The election of majoi lice with the corporation and I have no doub the corporation will elect John Daly , proba bly unanimously At present some of Red mond's supporters' in the corporation opposi him. but when the crucial moment comes 1 think no nationalist would Incur the odlun of opposing one who has suffered PO inteneel ; for the Irih cause. The British governmen will then have to stomach as best it can thi spectacle of a ticket-of-leave man presiding o\er the migisterial bench of the city o Limerick while they are powerless to Inter fere It will be a good object lesson for tbi country. " It is a significant fact that when the duki and duchess of York are visiting Lord Dun raven at bis country seat at Limerick , ar raugements are being made so that the ; shall not touch the city of Limerick itself where the authorities well know they wouli tun serlcus risk of a most unfavorable re ceptlon. They are also avoiding Cork , bu are sure of a bumper reception at Killarney where the people' * cheers are being pur chaeed by vague promises of the establish ment of a ro > al residence in that favorei spat which it is hoped would make Killarne ; a prosperous and fjvored tcurist resort. EDWARD MARSHALL Pt'T" ! \ I ) VMTKIl ll'ON nI\M'HK l % V 'iUIi T IiitrrftTi'fc vtllh ill lh - SiMiKhort' . ( foiiyrlcht , 1M7 by the AH-cHated Prrse ) LONDON , Aug. 2S. Tbe rain , cold weathe and violent thunderetcuros which hate pre valle-d throughout Great Britain and tbe con tlnent during the week have greatly Inter fered with pleasure at all the seaside reorti from many of which tbe visitors are re turning In large numbers. Re-v. W. H. Mllfaurn. chaplain of tbe Unite States senate , delivered a lecture at Absrjoi with. Wale * , on Monday last , in which h contrasted the aristocratic hesitancy "of th English public speaker with tbe t-pread-eagle buncombe oratory of the American politl elant " The Globe thereupon tayfi"This 1 JuH tbe kind of thing we wish our America ! frlendi not to eay. It may be true , an Mr. Bayard said something like U. but w want our American friends to have Influent on the other side and If they say tbeec thing they may lose It altogether. " Senator Culloin of Illinois , Mrs , Cullot and their daughter. Mrs. Rldgeley , und Fens tor Gray of Delaware and tbe latter' * famll 1m e been traveling In England this montt The Grays fail for home on Tuesda } ncx : The Culloms have gone to the rontlnem Both euator * dt-clsre there is a frurprisin lack of Inte'eit in American questions i Great Britain except In the case of th Urlff Senator Culloin said : "Tber * appear to be great rejoicing o > er tbe prospect tba tbe tariff bill may not yield sufficient reveou to support tbe government. They &o nc realize that the law has not been in effe < long enough foi judgment to be p'onounce on in. fflwHveti't * as a revenue producer. "I bate burd no opposition tc tbe annexi tion of iiawitl uprtwd by tbe Britlib , fc they realUe that Atnerlcun rigbte there ar paramount but there li general jealousy bi cause the United Statce tees fit to Inc'eai IU territory ' Gray referring to tbe tariff , it ( Coatlcued on Page Bight ) GOSSIPS ARE BUSY Political Wiseacres in London Have Pljnty to Talk About. FRANCO-RUSSIAN ALLIANCE MAIN TOPiC Accepted by the Mpjirity of Englishmen as fin Undoubted Pact. TAKEN AS SEVERE REEUXE TO KAISER Ind'an Tronbles Irt Loose a Flow of Canstic Criticism. ATTITUDE CF AMEER IS UNFRIENDLY Thnt Worth ; Oritrm Knornidii * < tnnn- lltlcn ofriiio nnilliiliiiinlllon _ KriiKi-r' * Drtlnnee of I'nclniKl ilfrfil li 111uIT. ( Copytlpht. 1SJT ll the A fwtated Prt v ) LONDON , Aug. 2S. In political circle ? at prraent there IP plenty of talk about France , India and President Kruger , each contributing a sensation through the week , while the rise In wheit has * et locse an oratorical flood re- I gardlng the agriculture ol England. All four , topics promise abundant sequences , both ma terial and political. The accomplishment of the Frauro-Russlau alliance , which some of the cont-crvatlve i newspapers are Inclined to deny , expcstulat- ' Ing that the czar's words could be applied to I any friendly nation Is. however , accepts by j the majority as an undoubted fact. i This Is recognized deliriously la France , I Eneeringly In Austria , uncomfortably in Ger- t many and here in London they are flo ly awakening to the underlying meanlnc of the alliance , as it is undertood on the con incnt. WHY FRANCE SMILES. France is delighted for three reason- ! Rea sonably the alliance is accepted as forrshid- ow-ing the retrocession of Alface-Lorrsme. which France holds Russia would be glad to assist in. as a snub to Germany. Secondly. t1 alliance upsets German's desire to bring about united continental action acainst Great Britain. Thirdly , the alliance largely shifts the control of Europe back to France. The popular opinion of London , which re joices at the alliance as being entirely fixed against Germany Is well voiced by the Sat- I urday Review , which says"The emperor of Germany ha received a rebuke which he will bitterly resent. There i * no doubt the formal alliance of France and Russia makes it hence forth Impossible for him to be thst arbiter of the destinies of Europe which he aspires to become. The dual alliance is at least ca pow erful as the triple alliance was formerly. U Is no longer a dream. " In France , a result of President FauTe's vh-.t to Ru5Sla , has been the creation of Prince Lculs Napoleon as a new pretender. The French newspapers are all convinced that there was a political motive in hi ? re fusal to accept the legion of honor decoration at ths hands of President Faure. although the prince distinctly stated that his refusal was bssed on the fact that he had received from Napoleon III while still m his cra dle , the grsnd cordon of that order. INDIAN TROUBLES. The Indian troubles have let loo'e a flool of criticism , which blames-e\erybody con nected with the government. Sir Ellie Ash- mead BartlPtt , In a virulent letter just pub lished , declares that a spirit of fanaticism has been arouped which will be most difficult to quell , adding"Every gallant life now lost In tbe onslaught of the northwestern fanitlcs is a victim of the reckless villifica- tlon and persecution of Turkey , which has been the British policy since 1593 , and which has ruined the Armenians , prostrated the Greeks , revolutionized Crete , lowered British prestige and alienated the Mussulmans in India. " Prof. Arminlus Vambery. the well known authority on all oriental questions , partly coincides with this view of the situation , though disclaiming that tbe tultan has had any particular hand In the present troubles , which are Panlslamic. The Saturday Review , while exculpating the sultan , declares that Lord Roberts of Kandahar Is believed by many of the best informed people to be atthe bottom of the affair , which is classed a. * a legacy of the Landsdowne-RobertB administration , whcee motto was "military aggression. " Tbe Spectator , touching upon the same sub ject , says : "What we are paying for and de- sen e to paj for , 4s our unwillingness to grasp the Turklth nettle boldly. Had ' it been known in India that we alone bad dared to coerce the sultan and that he trembled at our word we should have bad no outbreak oa the frontier. " AMEER'S FINE HAND. In spite of constant denials It IE little doubted In official circles that tbe ameer of Afghanistan has had a hand In the present troubles and lhat his attitude toward Great Britain Is unfriendly. It has been known for months past that ( he ameer hie been or dering enormous quantities of arms and am munition from agents in England , and this to attracted notice of late that bis orders were not executed. Iu the meanwhile no news Is permitted to leak out of Cabul , the capital of Afghanistan. Every m U 1 clo ely scruti nized and all suspected letters are opened. Sir Walter Pjne. the ameer's right-hand man. has been expected in England on bis annual visit for weeks past , but no news hia been received jegardlng his tnovemenu , and It U quite possible that be U detained tit Cabul by the ameer. TRANSVAAL QUESTION. President Kruger's sensational defiance of Great Britain Is accepted coldly b ) tbe British as amountlrrg to no'blng and to which tbe transfer of tbe British protectorates from the foreign office to tbe colonial office it a reply. Joteph Chamberlain secretary of state for tbe colonies , has absolutely affirmed tbe su zerainty of Great Britain aver the Transvaal and is determined to assert It In no uncertain fathlon. The Saturday Review utters a dls- featlni ; cry. declaring that the convention of 1SS1 was expressly framed to define the com. plete Independence of the Boers llfllirulliur M till trt < lliKxiilurtTn. . LONDON. Aug. it , Tbe British Kfamer Wlnii tr l which left England on June 10 l * t fos rr ci Josef Land to bring back from tbe Arriic region * the members erf the Jack- tou-HariBkMo-h | expedition , who Lt\ ? spent three wmtw > near Cap * Flora parsed Aber deen today on Its return trip and flsniled that U were ve-11 on board. Di'rlLg the present summer the expedition w s to make an attempt to reach "the blgbut point north through an , opening In Queen Vl torlas eta , the open wtttr dl6toit3 \ > j Jickeon. CIUIKKH UIOrT TO 5TAHT ItOMK. .Iiulcc Trnm ll c r Jlnj nrnltj I'o- ollillltlcK for > c-rrnork. LONDON. Aug. SS.SVw'York World C- We-gram Special TelfKramTuesdar next , on a New York extra piling. Richard Croker will call for America Since b a re- tarn from Carlsbad hejhi passed only a few hours In London and wlli only leave hit stock farm at Wantage early on Monday. Jeffereon M. Levy remained longer at Carls bad than the fumoiw leader , but will reltura on the same ship Judge Truax hes returned - turned from Scotland ! but leaves London again tomorrow. Judge Dugro. with his lovely wife , will remain at tie Hotel Ct-cil until Mondaj. I saw- Judge Truax. who leaves for Paris tomorrow morning , at the Hotel Cecil today. He said when iskcd about the political situ ation In New York- "The constitutional convention of 1W4 did several things principal among them being changes in the fundamental law of New York Mate , divorcing local from natlonp ] politics by changing the time of elections. Soms terms were lengthened , some short ened , so as to present termination Coring the jear , of the preeldentlal poll. Major Strong and Comptroller Fitch serve an extra > ear. for In&tanc-e. and the county clerk ( ems one jrar less than & re rular terra This was done for the purpose of eliminating problems of national politics from purely local problems of municipal management. H Is right that they should be eliminated , so when people go into tbe voting booths in the autumn they go tlierc knowing ihat the ballots they are to cast are ballots hav ing Influence on local matters only. This reduces the things to be considered by voters ers to those affecting the management ol local affairs. Thus New York voters next autumn will have one thing only -to con sider whether they wish to continue In office a party and men who have certainly mi'managed local affairs which were placed In their hands three years ago. Increasing the tax rate and decreasing the efficiency cf the service to the taxpayers , or whether they wish to elect members of the party which has given them good government at a low priceIn the past- " "Have jou any chofce for mayor ? " 1 asked "There are many good men In the regulai democratic party. Half a dozen names oc cur to me now of men who are competent to handle the affairs o ithe Greater New York. We are especially fortunate In ma terial for management One of the stronges ! candidates and one of the best mayors that could be proposed would be Judge Dugro 1 thought of that before Isleft New York. Since my arrival In London I haxe met the judge , however , and he his told me thai under no circumstances would he accept the nomination. Dayton made a good postman- ttr and would make a good mayor. There are-many in Tammany and out of it whc would Vote for him enthusiastically If thej had the chance. He-has many admire left in tbe republican party. Charleo Henry Knox Is another very able snan whose can didacy is neither Improbable or undesirable , Knox made a good record when president ol the Board of School Commissioners. Every newvpaper and every Totert'ot Greater New York could safely support , .him. ' . . - . . m. "You' yourself have' been.'mentioned. Would you run ? " ' "Emphatically no. Almost everybody has been mentioned as a possible candidate. 1 have twelve years of niy present term tc serve. My whole ambition is to make i good judge. If I knew I could get the nomination without asking for It and fell certain of election I' would not run. If 1 ran the foolishness in my running would be i sufficient excuse for every voter refusing toote for me. I am especially anxloue tc state In the World that 1 did not come tc Europe for any political purpose , and ha\e only talked such politics as New York papers have forced me to since I ha\e bees here. I have been in Europe every year foi ten years. There is no more reason now than ever for the newppaperi to say I come here to run the politics of New York from London. I could not If I tried , and I am nol trying. " EDWARD MARSHALL IIIC CLE MIKEKV COMIIIM : FY1L.S I'oiif inn ! SimlilliiK Itclurn Without ArronildlRhlntr TlK-lr PnrjioMf. ( Copyright. I 7 by Pre's PubUchlni : Compans ) LONDON , Aug. 2g. < New York World Cablegram Special Telegram. ) Colonel Pope and A G. Spaldlng. sailed for America by the Paris .today. Prior to their de parture Colonel Pope stated to a World representative resentative'There seenu ? to be no chance of forming a combination between tbe cycle manufacturers of England and America There are too many companies here and II is Impossible to come to any agreement. 1 am fully continced the ( the reduction Ir price of American wheels baa caused decline of 40 per cent in the values o ! English makers' shares. ' A. G. Spaldlng said : "I will not deny that Colonel Pope and myself came to Eng land with tbe idea of approaching the Eng lish makers regarding a poi-Mble combina tion. We find it impracticable. Tbe bual- nets Is too % ast ; too many firms are now engaged In It. " Regarding the raerju ? of English and American wheels , Spaldljpg : ald that it vsf largely a matter of opinion The Engllst | wheel would not do ofl our side of the water and the English makers will not ad mit tbe superiority of the American wheel The next revolution -In Ainerlcaa make , ? will I be tbe Introduction of the chainlets wheel. ' Ihe recent purtbaaers of Olympia have ai last formally leased the place to Georgt Starr , representatlxe of Barnum & Bailey , Bailey will close the stieon in A merits about the middle of October , when trans- portatlon of the varioiu animals , boriee and paraphernalia wJ' .at once It Is pro- to open the exhibition about tbe lattei part of November. In addition to tbe triple circus hippodrome there will be specialty performances in the larfe urena and a mili tary spectacle IB to be.prekented. Last night papers were signed for the production of the Empire Music hall'i famous Faust ballet at Hosier & mall's. New York. Aarons , tbe uew manager here. It ve-ry doubtful if New Vpr-ffc merriment-lov ing public will care ( or thin slow and digni fied display of long skirted young womec under the calcium lignu Everything will be done , however ( o make tbe affair a greal success. All Engilih scenery properties and many original performance * are going over. Hall Calne telegraphs me from Grebi Castle , Isle of Man. " 1 teems probable 1 eball return to the United States thli autumn , but whether /For / a public tour 01 solely for the study bt .life In America 1 am uncertain. Mr. Appleton , my American publisher. Is opposed to a public tour " "Toe Christian" is enjoying tremendoui vogue with the reading public here despite tbe attacks of the critics who almost unani mously declaim tgiluit It * unreality and the intenie Indignation of the professions , whc protest that Mr , Hall Caioe bu caricatured them Hospital nurse * are especially angrj at the story of a Trllbr-llke ball and othei extravagance * . EDWARD MARSHALL. FAME AND THE CZAR Berlin E liters Comment Calmly OD the Eoceat Love Feast. C.AW : IT IS A PLAY TO THE GALLERIES Asseit that France Will Not Priss Alsace- Lorraine Matter. MAY BECOME. FRIENDLY TO GERMANY tJcdjicurrent of Opinioi that This Talk is Mere Bluff. KAISER AT OUTS WITH KING OF SAXONY Olijecli to l.ntttT'n l > rcl loit. Which Ultfx a llloM ( o the Tlirorj of the DUliMIllfftit , , of ht. 1W. by theA BERLIN. Aug 2S. The visll of President Faure to Russia has been very calmly com mented upon in Berlin , though there Is a distinct undetx-urrcnt of uneasiness , which tends to show that the newspapers do not bc- llc\e what they are printing on the subject. The opinion Is expressed , however , that the czar has again made a play to France that RussU cannot be made to follow a policy of re\enge , and the conviction becomes all the time more widespread , as It Is Indus triously pressed In every quarter , that France will relinquish the Idea of revenge upon Germany and reconquest of Alsace and Lorraine , and will gradually become friendly to Germany. Doubtless , hovxever , the wish In this case Is father to the thought. An unpleasant surprise has been created by the naval correspondent of the Kruize Zeitung and other conservative newspapers , as well as the correspondent of the Deutche Zeitunf Rundeshau , reporting the na\al maneuvers near Dantzlg during the past fortnight. They describe the evolutions ol the German war \essels as having been total failures so far as quickness and maneuver ing ability to resist torpedo attacks are concerned. On Tuesday last , off the port of Btla , one ironclad division narrowly missed running aground while mane ering to escape torpedo boats. The correspondents , who were themselves naval men , and who were on board the > essels engaged in the manemers , attribute this lack of skill to the want of modern equipments on the Ger man ships. The government will argue from this that more cruisers are needed for the German fleet , and will urge the necessity ol forming a division of cruisers. CONSULTS BISMARCK. The new chief of the navy department , Admiral Ton Tirpitz , paid a % lslt to Prince Bismarck during the week and consulted the t a > chancelor ! .on naval matters , espe cially as to the need of a larger German navy. Prince Bismarck conceded the neces sity of strengthening the fleet , but ho strongly dtesuaded the admiral from making that -the principal issue In the Reichstag during the coming session of that body. On the following day Admiral von Tirpitz went to Wllhelmshoe to report the result of his vi lt to th& emperor It is said on high au thority that his majesty still clings to his ia- tentton to force the Reichstag to grant much larger appropriations than hitherto for naval construction. But the center and liberal fac tions ttill stubbornly oppose the proposition and the newspaper organs of those parties never mica an opportunity of repeating their opposition to the emperor's pet project. There Is a decided coolness between the emperor and the king of Saxony. The em peror blames King Albert for the decision in the Schoumberg-Llppe succession case as calculated to destroy belief In the divine right theory. Because of this coolness King Albert has refused to be present at the army maneuvers next month and has ac cepted the invitation of Emperor Francis Joseph of Austria to witness the army maneuvers in Hungary. PLOT TO KILL THE KAISER. The investigation into the recent derail ment of the Hamburg-Berlin exprets near Celte , which led to the loss of life and the destruction of considerable property , has yielded sensational results. The Berlin de tectives have ascertained that the accldenl was due to a criminal plot , in which at least five persons , evidently foreigners , were concerned. Dynamite cartridges were placed near the tracks and lighted fuses were at tached to them. The political police oj Berlin have further learned that five an archists , evidently the game five persons , left Paris for Germany a week before to gether and they were seen at Celte the night before the accident. They made Inquirlu In broken German regarding Emperor Wil liam's trip over that road , but did not ob tain correct information. It Is believed the plot was an attempt upon the emperor's life. % I'll ID I ATTVC'KA VIIIARE , Set I'I re to tin * Iliillillnt" mill I In IHlt * r Art * l ) * itrn > ftl LONDON , Aug. 2S. A special from Simla says that the Daulatzl tribe of AfrldU near Kohat descended from the bills in strong force during Thursday night and attacked and captured the village of Ublan , setting fire to the buildings , nearly all of which were deEtro > ed. General Blgge , command ing the force at Kobat. having heard of t e Afrldis plans , had prepared a force on Fri day morning and attacked the enemy. After sharp fighting the AfridU , were drhen back to the hills with heavy IOSH * The Brit ish lose consisted of one Sepoy killed and a native officer , and two tepoy * wounded. KM > or THI : inA oi' LOW i > mcis , London Time * Cuiiiiiieiiln on tinVlicnl Munition. LONDON. Aug. 2S. The Time * . In an edl- torlal article on the wheat question , ex presses the opinion that the era of bettei prices li coming , the long period of de pression caused by the constant addition ol the acreage of wheat , rendered possible by the extension of railways into new countries , end the enormous increase In tonnage ol iteimtblpt. having come to an end for the p'esent. The era of accessible \irgln soli is much reduced , the article sa } , and until the railways in Argentina and other wbeal countries shall have been extended a pause lu the increiee of production may be antici pated. I'lre on DJtMiul I'unlin. CANEA. Uland of Crete , Aug. 28 The insurgents on Wednesday lett fired on DJevad Pasha , the commander of the Turk- lab force * In Crete , while he wa * outside of Suda , compelling him to abandon his in- tcDtioa of Utltlsg tae fortrttf o ! THE BEE BULLETIN. Weather rorcs t for \ > bn k r lr. 1. Walter tVrllmin n 1 the Polo. tximlint Politic * ! Co lp ltu y. llrrlln Prr 01 r jrr' M lt. 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M n. in 70 : t p. in. nr M a. in r < l I i > . in. . . . . . ) . ; " " " 1 * U . " ii. in Id Id n. in MI ( I | i. in < i | II " . in sj 7 p. m j , , | III in Ill The maximum temperature yesterday was 95. * e\en degrees higher than on Friday and higher than It has been for sometime. . It was good corn weather , and a continu ance of It for a few days longer will gl\e the king an opportunity to get on a good head. Yesterday was a clear day and the heat was quite oppressive. In the evening It began to rain. roitci- > DrlM-n from Vnollicr Mronuliolil li > the In.Him ! 1I , < ! . . SIMLA , Aug. 2S News has Just be'n re- ceited here of another insurgent success. The Daulatzals. on Thursday last , captured the police post at Mahomedzal. which was garrisoned by a detachment of the border police. The garrison retreated to a new- post held by a detachment of the Second Punjab infantry , reaching there the next morning. As the flying column , commanded by Colonel Richardson , which left Hangu on Thursday to reinforce the post on the Samana range , which was attacked by in surgents , was returning after repulsing the enemy , the enemy rallied and attacked the British force on the plain. The tribesmen , however , although in great strength , were again driven of ! with heavy loss. On the British side Captain Balrd-Smith and Lieutenant North of the Scotch fuslleers and eight men of the Punjab Infantry were wounded. The British post at Lakaka , was attackfd yesterday. The Fifteenth Sikhs with two Runs were sent to reinforce the garrison , but their advance was stubbornly opposed Th're was beav\ firing all Jast night In the direc tion of the Sunnawarl post on the Samana range. Colorcl Vaughn commanding at Fort Lockhart , hearing of the large and threaten ing gathering of the Orakzals above Fort Gulistan , on the Samana range , started to the assistance of the garrison with 150 rifles. The colonel reports that shortly before bis arrival at Fort Gullstan jesterday rooming a reconnoiterlng party under Major dcs Voeuxs. who commands at Fort Gulistan. was compelled to retire under fire. In ad dition Lieutenant Blair was severely wounded while cutting off the enemy's water supply , but the British force succeeded In driving back the enemy's pickets. The latest news from the front Is of no more hopeful character than that received the last few days , though it is true the attempted raid on the Kohat district hat been repelled and that the Orakzais have taken to the hills. But against the tem porary success of the British arms must bo set the very serious state of affairs pre- iailing at Quetta. Beluchistan. There is little doubt that if the fort there is at tacked the chances of the garrison's safetj are slight. The fortifications are practically worthless and the place is said to be In adequately manned. The commander-in- chief cannot too speedily dispatch a relief force to that place. Another note of alarm and a rather incomprehensible one. In view of the gallant defense made In the cases of Forts All-MusJId and Lundl-Kotal comes this morning from Jamrud , from which place a dispatch announces that the British mili tary authorities yeate'rday deemed it wise to disarm the Kh > ber rlfle-s forming part of the garrison of the place. The situation of the oudjlng garrison * on the Samana range Is , next to Quetta , the center of Interest , lu view of the urgent need for reinforcements. Colonel Gordiu to- moirow will lead a column of troops through the Kohat paee Into the Saraana district. On the other hand Is a hopeful elgn In the well authenticated report that dissen sions have broken out among the AfridU. THI : U'HONO IM > OK TIIC ' TORY Rrnnil Arm ; Men \Vrll Ilrccl eil 1 > > llii * din n ill n in. . TORONTO. Ont , Aug 2S The story ol the baltlne of the Grand Army posts hen appears to have been exagge ated Thesf are the facts The members ol post No 13 of St. Louis arrived here in the after' noon Tboy attempted to get a Brltlih flee on the British btcaroer and failing tried tn borrow cne from the customs oJHcer ai the dock. He IURCited that the visitors could get a flag at one of the stores further Uf the street and a policeman eu cor ted lh < pest to Queen ctre'et , where it halted until Its leaders could purchase a flag. Then with the Hritlsb and American flags flying the Grand Army meu marched to the Par liament building , where they were warml ) welcomed and returned to the boat very rau.l pleased with their viflt. ( 'ilium < liif llon llaill > PARIS. Aug. 28. Scnor Udtnaseo , for merly civil go\ernor of Havana. In an Inter view this morning I quoted as saying : "The Cuban question was badly managed by Senor C&oovas. The liberals would not refuse any Just claims the United States might make. General Campos , Domlnquez. Blanco , or Azcarraga , are most fitted to succeed Gen eral Wejltr and bring the tatters unfortun ate operations 10 an end. " sr n ( Trllii-K ! > u I'lni- . SIMLA. AUB. 2S. The upper Swat trib s on the batik of the river baitpl < l a fine of 20.060 rupees ( or revolting against the gov ernment. General lilood'e fo'.umn returned > fr t-rday All U quf ! at PbabJakar It Ic believed at Simla that Iheraklai le not sufficiently In earuent to attack lit Urltlth on the Eamaiia range , Star Pointer Sina-hjs ' tha World's Pacing Record All to Smitheresns. HE COVERS THE DISTANCIN Is59 1.4- Fairons Son of Trown Hal Wins Hi ? Honors Handily. PERFORMS THE FEAT WITH UT A BREAK Third Quarter is Covered iu 29 1-4 Secondf , n 1:57 : Gait. PATCHIN'S ' OWNER LOCKiONANDADOES TlioiiMiiiil | ' < THOII > . Wltiirm the \\ointi-rful IVrforinniicc nntl < ; ! > Hnt-Np mill Drl\rr a ( mil OMitlim. READV1LLE. MiAug. . IS. The Chicago p\clng stallion. Star Pointer , owned by Jamea A. Murphy , today wiped out the two minute mark and ended the controversy which bit betti going on for years as to the speed quali ties of the light harness horse. Accompanied by a runner Ihe big bay Ti-anessee-bred stal lion the mark anJ had wiped out three-quar ters of a second to ipare when he went under the wire. Thl wonderful performance was witnessed by about S.OOO people' It was the more won derful , because oa Friday Joe Patchen , with Gecr * behind him. had made a shoot at the mark made by John R. Gentry-last October and hid failed by a second and a half Be cause of this it was nol thought that h ! greatest rival In the race line would get down below the even time mark. 1 The day was perfect for record breaking. Not a breath of air was stirring when at I 4 o'clock the horse came out with a running horse to make a trial for a world's record. i The first two scores were not satisfactory to Rcinsman McClary and he worked the horse I way down below the turn. The second score was e\en worse than the first for while mov ing at scarcely a two minute clip he went tea a break right under the wire. This made the friends of the horse more thau a trifle nerv ous. The horse was -acting as if a little sere and ar > though not up to the task. But the third time down there was ao hesitancy. Mc Clary nodded for the word and off tbe pacer went. A CLIPPING GAIT. The first quarter was at an even two-minute gait 30 seconds and then xs McClary called oa his picer to mo\e the hecond quarter there was a great cheer , for he wzu beating two- minutes all to pieces , and got to the half in i 0:595i with the second quarter in 0:29 % sec i onds. The third quarter was the fastest of the mile. The distance was covered In 0:2DU : seconds a 1:57 gait. Around the turn Pointer peemed to waver the smallest fraction of a second , but Mc Clary had him right almost before one could see It and they straightened Into the stretch the runner moving up even closer. Both pacer and runner were asked to step alpng. McCarthy laid tbe whip on the- runner , but McClary ppoke only a word of encouragement to his dorse At the draw gate Star Pointer was reefed a little , and coming stronger from the d-otance the great pacing stallion appeared to freshen In the last few strides , gathering fresh strength and courage as he neared the wire , and fin ished like a lion In the record-breaking I time of l:39li. : 1 A mighty shout went up. Men yelled as though poreessed. In the grand stand tbe owner of the horse had his hand wrung until It ached. Over the fences jumped men who knew horse and driver or who were carried away with the enthusiasm of the moment. Hardly had McClary got the horse * to a standstill before they had him on their fchouldere , and be was borne down the stretch to the judges' stand , and there , as tbe band played "Hall to the Chief , " he was Introduced to the throng. A tip of tb > hat and then renewed applause for too I horse , owner and trainer rang out. WATCHES AGREE. A fairer mile was neter timed. Not a watch in the stand but what agreed with the time announced , while on the other side of tbe stretch the watches in the grand stand caught it equally fast or better , not one slower. C. W. Marks , also of Chicago , and owner of tbe greatest rival of Pointer , looked at his watch earnestly and then remarked : "If anything the mile was faster , rather than slower. My watch barely got over to the fifth of the second. It was a 1:59 : perform ance. I knew Patchen was up against a good oue when he reached the Pointer horse , and lie is a tough nut to crack. " Since 1894 , when tbe game little race horse paced a time mile in01 % . the here world has been looking for tbe two minute mark to be reached. In U95 It looked &t though the gelding or John R. Gentry would get to it. but the season went by , and last year even some of the more ardent In their belief were inclined In tbe middle of the season to think that it would be many years in coming , as the candidates then did not look promising. But In September Star Pointer forced Jobii H. Gentry to a race record of 2.01 % at Glens Falls and then both horses were counted likely candidates. Billy Andrews , with Gentry , got a chance at the mark at the Rlgby track at Portland , in October , but on Pointer's day rain Inter fered. Gentry came \ery near It and took the crown which today was wrested from him. him.Today Today wag tbe Brut time that Pointer waa really vent for tbe mark. His owner bag been content to scoop In race honors ; but after having defeated Joe Patchcn twice out of three times and John R. Gentry the only time be got a. chance at him , and as no other candidates were in sight , tbe owner decided to take time honors Summary. Tp beat world's pacing record , 2-OuH. Star Pointer , b. c. , by Drown Hal , dam Sweepstakes. ( McCUry ) , won. Time ; OJt ) , The circuit raoen were brought to a flnlah today In a blaze of glory , for Star Pointer gave tbe track < t world' * record and wrought the Urgei crowd of r > ertator to an Inteiifcu pitch of excitement Tbr other raceu were , of course , of hcondary Importance , although tloee in many Inttancf * . and but for the fciiperlor attraction of the pacer's trial would bate easily proved u moat attractive program Summaries. CU * 2C , pacltii ; , purae 11X00 , ( concluded ) : W H CJ. b. Kby Marpellali-e. darn Latonia ( McCarthy ) . . . 717(11 Lady GoMenr rti in ( ( Gllllci ) . 171222 JaT.e. br m ( Infant ) , . H'drllkes , ro feil'urlam ! ) 2 3 S 3 &ra Heed Htm , rli . ( Hahlelt ) 3 C f > 5 4 ro Jims Kior \ , b m ( Middle-by ) 5 S G 4 G ro .h , b , ( Bullivan ) . , . . , . 4 4 4 Ur