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D. H , AMSllBIUlY , Vutillilinr.
DBOKEN BOW , NlilW V.SK/i
THE NEWS IN BRIEF.
A civil corvlcc examination will 1
hold at Kcnrnoy , Nob. , October 4.
Carey W. Thorn of Cody , Nob. , hr
been appointed u teacher In the Host
bud Indian school of South Dakota.
At Sydney , N. S. W. , the nsscrnnl
passed n resolution by u vote of 75 t
41 declaring a lack of confidence 1
The emperor of Korea ban Inaugu
rated a reform In dresn , and has Inane
an edict that longer sleoveu must b
worn with long coats.
The navy department received wor
that the now battleship Kearsarg
would bo ready for her olllclal accept
nnco trial about Sept. 22.
The last plague patient was dla
charged from the hospital at Alexan
drla , Egypt. Of 11 total of cighty-nln
cases forty-three deaths have occurred
It Is said thpt Baron von Hammer
Btoln Lexton , minister of agriculture
has been dismissed from o/llco / for tin
part ho took with regard to the cana
Consul Ucdloo , whoso status us tin
United States representative at Cnntoi
Js In question , Is In Washington tc
confer with the state department offl
During the alinm battle In the Pali
npectncln , "Tim Hattlo of San Juan,1
at the state fair ground , In Columbus
0. , Charles Krag , aged 10 years , spectator
tater , was killed.
A. L. Boll of St. Mary's , Kan. , haa
been appointed a teacher at the Hock-
bury Indian school , Arizona : Miss G.
Vaughan , of IlutchliiBon , Kan. , teacher
at Sac and Fox agency.
Mrs. B. K. Bruce , widow of the late
United States Senator Bruce , has ac
cepted the position of lady principal
of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial
Institute at Tuskegeo , Ala.
So far as known this Is the hottest
summer over experienced in London.
Meteorological records go back only
twenty-seven years and show u maxi
mum of 90 degrees In the shade.
Bids for the purchase from the gov
ernment of the Industrial Christian
homo In Salt Lake City , Utah , were
opened. Charles B. Tltcomb of Salt
Lake , for ? 22GOO , was the highest.
Harvey Murray , one of the most
prominent attorneys In Missouri , died
at Springfield , Mo. , from Injuries re
ceived In being thrown down a stair
way by E. C. Mays , n wealthy"farmer.
Rov. Mr. William Moffat , D. D. , LL.
D. , for twenty-eight years president
of Brsklne college , at Duo West , S. C. ,
and for many years editor of the Asso
ciated Reformed Presbyterian , Is dead.
At the Douglas county lair at Ca-
marge , 111. , lightning strucit the north
end of the grand stand , killing two
men Instantly , fatally injuring two
more and seriously disabling six
Government officials of the Russian
province of Klcff recently ordered the
closing of thirty synagogues and
Bchools at Berlltchoff , center of the
Jewish population of the southwest ;
Fjnal returns show that Pleasant ]
Porter , the progressive candidate , waa
elected president of the Creek nation
by a majority of 1,000 votes , defeating ]
ox-Chief Perryman and Second Chief
Lieutenant General Sir General For
ester Walker , who relieves Sir General
William Francis Butler as commander
of the British troops In South Africa ,
arrived at Capetown. He was given a
A dispatch to the London Daily
Chronicle from Chrlstianla says that
Baron Vontell , a Russian , has pur
chased a Hailing vessel and will under
take an expedition Into North Polar
regions next spring.
Iron and lake shipping men estimate
the loss caused by the blockade of
Lake Superior navigation through the
sinking of the vessels Houghton and
Fritz in the St. Mary's river will
amount to over $1,000,000 ,
John Y. McKane , formerly the po
litical boss of Coney Island , and whoso
trial and conviction In 1891 for ballot
box stuffing gave him national notoriety
riety , is dying at his homo in Coney
Island of acute dyspepsia.
The Plttsburg Bridge company , and
Charles M. Pcasloy. superintendent ,
were held responsible by a coroner's
Jury for the death of eleven men who
were killed In the collapse of the
arches of the coliseum building.
Governor Candler's Minute Men , n
company of 109 otllcors and privates
composed of young men in Marietta ,
* lacon and Atlanta , Ga. , 1ms made an-
plication with Sec-rotary of War Root
to bo accepted aa a company for ser
vice In the Philippines.
Senor Pulido , the charge d'affaires
of venzueln , In response to a cable
gram sent by him , received a messaco
from UIP foreign cftlro of Venezuela
eaylng : "The news of a now outbreak
in Venezuela , published yesterday ' Is
without any foundation. "
Count Estcrliazy , in an Interview
published , repeats his statement that
he did everything by order of Colonel
Sandherr , and his superior officers He
says ho will reveal all after the trial
at Rennes. Possibly he will go to the
United States to lecture.
Preparations on a grand scale for
the celebration of the national anni
versary of independence are being
made In the City of Mexico. Governor
Martinez of Oaxaca has invited the
Americans to take part In the Inde
pendence day celebration , and they
will erect n handsome arch , besides nc *
tively participating in the public mani
festation of rejoicing.
Spanish Is to bo taught in three of
Chicago's public schools , The idea
from Superintendent Andrews , who
advocated the teaching of Spanish
after the conclusion of the war with
Spain. Dr. Andrews hold that a big
opening showed Itself for American"
youths in the now island possessions
if they knew something of Spanish.
Chicago Is the first city to make pro
vision In the public school system for
the teaching of the Spanish language.
DREYFUS YET I10PEPOI
Not Unensy Regarding Himself , as
Expects to Bo Preo October 15 ,
THINKS OF WlfE AND CHILDREN
Minium Drey fun Vlnlln Her Hunlmnd , Ac
coinpitliled l > y Ills Mrollier l > ln > rnr
of Opinion on HIM Vcrdlol Colone
iliiiiuiiNt Dculiirr * Drey fun Muni Kurt
Ten Yi-nrn ,
RI3NNES , Sept. 11. Dreyfus ha
borne the terrible shock with marvel
ous fortitude , one might almost saj
with unnatural calm. Yesterday he
Hcomcd stuplflcd when M. Labor ! com
municated to him the verdict , but hi
has since rallied. He passed a qule
night and rose when his orderly
brought his water at 5 o'clock thlt
Mine. Dreyfus and Matthlcu Dreyfus
his brother , visited him during the
( course of the afternoon , his brothci
subsequently leaving for Paris. The
Implication to the court of revision was
( taken to him at noon by M. Laborl's
Itssistant and ho signed it.
Today ho has spoken little , though
ho has Boomed in better spirits than
might have been anticipated. The
'meeting with his wife was naturally
very affecting , but both hold up as
well as possible. Ho said to her :
"I am not uneasy regarding myself ,
as I shall soon bo frco , but I think
of you and my poor children. They
will be branded as the children of a
IIo in convinced that ten years' im
prisonment to which he Is sentenced
will bo wiped out by the llvo years of
solitary seclusion ho lias undergone on
Devil's island , and he expects to bo
released by October 15 , which will bo
llvo years from the date of bis former
jondemnatlon. Ho is so sangulno that
! io has made an extraordinary request
) f his wife for a novel to read In the
meantime , explaining that his mind
s so shaken and weighed down by re
cent events that ho expects to divert
ils thoughts and to got all the recol-
ections of the past throe months out
if his mind. Ho thinks that reading
i novel will afford the desired mental
opose and keep him from brooding.
The correspondent of the Associated
: jress called upon Mine. Dreyfus after
icr visit to her husband and saw her
'nther. M. Hadamard , who said his
laughter was bearing up wonderfully
ivoll , considering the circumstances ,
> ut desired to remain undisturbed to-
lay , In view of the emotional strain
) f the Interview. M. Hadamard said
tone. Dreyfus and the family wore
lopeful and looked forward to some
"Tho vordlct Is an Infamy , " ho said.
'Captain Dreyfus Is In poor health , as
ivoryono knows. He has boon oxtreme-
y 111 from the moment of his arrival
n France. His health has not 1m-
iroved and the nervous effect of yes
terday's terrible blow Is bound to react
on his general condition. Ills suppres
sion of all outward depression Is duo
to his almost Incredible force of will ,
but it docs not imply that ho Is insen
sible to the mental and physical tor
ture ho has undergone. On the con
trary , the family just now sec in his
weak state of health and abnormal
impassivity an ugly sign , and fear for
him more than they care to express. "
The town has been perfectly calm.
There has not been a sign or a demon
stration nor n cry for or against Droy-
fus or the .Tows heard anywhere. A
number of people gathered to see Mine.
Dreyfus visit the prison , but they
were quite respectful.
The troops and masses of gendarmes
who yesterday gave the center of
Rennes the appearance of a military
camp-have vanished. There arc hard
ly any gendarmes In sight , except near
the Dreyfus residence , whore n few arc
IJurni Mio I'rnocili Fluu.
INDIANAPOLIS , Ind. , Sept. 11.
When the news of Captain Dreyfus'
fate reached Indianapolis Captain
Wallace Foster , who originated the
plan of floating the American flag
over Indiana school houses , announced
thnt he would have the flag of France
burned In he public streets. Last evenIng -
Ing a large crowd was drawn to his
home , In North Capitol avenue , and ,
encircled by women , ch dren , bicycles
and buggies , the trl-colors were
brought out and burned on the ma
cadam boulevard. There wan loud
cheering as the ling , which Captain
Foster had obtained at the World's
fair , was reduced to ashes.
Yellow IVvcr SpriMidlni ; .
JACKSON , Miss. , Sept. 11. One case
of yellow fever In Jackson was re
ported to the state board of health
Sunday. The patient Is D. P. Porter
city clerk. Dr. Murray of the marine
hospital service confirms the diagno
sis and his report to Surgeon General
Wyman says that the case Is of a very
malignant type. The patient Is not
expected to llvo during the night. It
Is expected many other Mississippi
towns will quarantine against Jackson
during the night.
Morn Volunteer * Start Homo.
WASHINGTON , D. C. , Sept. 11. A
cable dispatch has been received from
General Otis , which says : "Newport
sailed yesterday , 9 officers , CG enlisted
men , 4G4 discharged men , 10 civilians ;
party of enlisted men belonged to
volunteer signal corps ; remainder
Hoot and lloicrldKe llNiisr .
NEW YORK , Sept. 11. The World ,
tinder a Washington date , will print
the following :
Senator Bevoridgo of Indiana loft
here yesterday afternoon , after having
had four long conference. ? with the
president on the Philippine situation.
Secretary Root took -iart In the last
conference and after It was over ho
and Senator Boverldgo wont away to
Now York together. It Is said Secre
tary Root and Senator Beverldgo wore
not In agreement on sovoial of the
fundamental points considered.
THE EXPECTED HAS COME.
C | i ( . Jrcyfus AKII | > > Condemned nit i
Traitor to III * Country.
RENNES , Sopt. 11. The expected
has happened. Dreyfus has been con
doiuned , but though a majority n
tlioHO In the court room Saturdn
afternoon expected the vordlct , the.
were completely stupefied when it was
The fillonco which prevailed In Mir
room , when men turned pale and
caught their breath , was more Impres
sive than any other manifestation
could have been. Mnltro Demange
sank back In his chair and tears trick-
eld down his chocks and Maltro Labor !
turned white as a sheet , wlillo all
around the court room looked at each
other iu silence. Positively the only
sound to bo hoard was the rustling
of papers from the reporters' benches
as each press representative tried to
bo first to send the news.
As the audience left the court room
fully ten or fifteen men wore crying
openly and the majority of those pres
ent walked quietly down the street for
more than a block without speaking
a word. It was like a funeral pro
Meanwhile a tragedy waa being en
acted In the little room off the court
room , where Dreyfus listened to the
reading of the verdict. Ho had been
told the result by his lawyers and had
wept bitterly , but when In the pres
ence of the officials of the court-
martial ho listened Impassively to the
His wife , who was waiting in torture
and suspense at her house , bore the
news bravely and when visiting her
husband In the afternoon showed the
onlookers who were in the streets no
sign of her suffering as she walked
from her carriage to the prison.
Mathieu Dreyfus was not present in
court in the afternoon , but visited his
brother after the verdict had been
rendered. IIo found him perfectly
calm and without any manifestation
of surprise at the finding of the court.
The prisoner simply shrugged his
shoulders , uttering an expressive
"bah ! " adding as ho embraced his
brother as the latter was preparing to
leave : "Console my wife. "
The text of the judgment is as fol
Today , the 9th of September , 1899 ,
the court-martial of the Tenth Legion
army corps , deliberating behind closed
doors , the president put the following
"Is Alfred Dreyfus , brevet captain ,
Fourteenth regiment of artillery , pro
bationer on the general staff , guilty
of having in 1894 entered into machi
nations or held relations with n for
eign power or one of its agents to
Induce it to commit hostility or under
take therefor by delivering the notoi
and documents mentioned in the docu
ments called the bordereau according
to the decision of the court of cassa
tion of Juno 3 , 1899 ? "
The votes were taken separately ,
beginning by the inferior grade and
youngest in the last grade , the presi
dent having given his opinion last.
The court declares on the question
by a majority of five votes to two :
"Yes , the accused Is guilty. "
HORSES AND MILES fOR ORIENT.
Government Will Sunil 3.OOO Horses uncl
Ha mo Number of Mulct * .
WASHINGTON , Sept. 11.--The quar
termaster's department of the army Is
[ laying especial attention just now to
the transportation of animals , Includ-
ng cavalry horses and pack mules , to
the Philippines. Arrangements have
been made for the transportation of
about 3,000 cavalry horses , including
those of the Third cavalry and an
equally largo number of mules. Many
of these animals arc being transported
by way of San Francisco , and the re
mainder arc on their way to Manila
by the Aleutian route from Seattle to
lapan. The last named methods of
animal transportation are somewhat of.
an experiment , and the result Is being
watched with considerable Interest ,
rho department contemplates sending
the entire Third cavalry to the Philip
pines over this North Pacific route ,
rho men arc on the steamer St. Paul
and the horses on the steamers Gar
onne , Athenian and Victoria. The
Garonne was the first to start from
Seattle , and , according to advices re
ceived at the war department , arrived
safely at Dutch harbor , one of the
westernmost Islands of the Aleutian
group , on August 27.
Intrn Olllfierfl After Him.
TORONTO , Sopt. 11. G. W. Nutt , an
ifllcer from DCS Moines , Tu. arrived
icro today to tnko back Charles A.
Spiegel , who is wanted there on n
charge of arson , lie was Indicted last
nonth , and was out on bail on the
charge , and also on n charge of send-
ng obscene matter through the malls ,
and It is alleged fled. Nutt positively
dentifles his man. W. W. Hartford ,
governor of the Tennessee state prison ,
Nashville , Is hero , to take back Dr.
Foucher , nn alleged escaped convict.
Kittorliazy Will Itovcul AH.
LONDON , Sopt. 11. Count Ester-
mzy , In an interview published hero
his morning , repeats his statement
hat ho did everything by order 01
Colonel Sandheer and his superior offi
cers. Ho says ho will reveal all aftei
ho trial at Rennes.
Army Appointment ) ) .
WASHINGTON , Sopt. 11 Among
ho appointments announced In the
'oluntcer army are the following :
Washington To bo captain : James
\ \ . Ross , late captain Company A ,
Washington volunteers , Forty-fifth.
Iowa To be first lieutenant : Roy 9.
'arker , late lieutenant Fifty-first Iowa ,
At Large To bo second lieutenant :
"rod Dingier , late first lieutenant First
Arkansas volunteers , Forty-fourth.
WASHINGTON , Sept. 11. The cab-
not spent most of the session dlscuss-
ng the local governments for the Phll-
pplncs after the cessation of hostlll-
les. It was agreed that a system of
government suited to Luzon would
mrdly do for the less advanced
stands. Postmaster General Smith re-
) orted a rapid Improvement In busl-
icss in Cuba and Porto Rico was ovl-
lenced by an Increasing demand for
noney order facilities and a surprls-
ng growth of postal receipts.
TUB DREYFUS YEHDIC
It is Expected Oourt Martial Will Find
Accused Guilty ,
HIS HOPE APPEARS VERY SLIM.
WrniiRod ( 'aplaln Alruaily Convicted IH
tlin I'oarH of IVIunilfi anil ComiHi'l
I.aborl Declare * IIU IVellni ; tluil III *
Client In AVorMted , hut DOCK Not GUo
Up tliu riK-lit Caution Against Out
RENNES , Sept. 9. That Captain
Dreyfus will bo condemned was the
almost universal opinion hoard in
Renncs last night. Hitherto there had
always boon a divergence , but now
both camps , the Dreyfusards and the
antl-Drcyfusnrds , seem unanimous In
the conviction that the verdict will go
Upon Just what this is based and the
precise reason for the conclusion are
a mystery , but there Is no disguising
the fact that from M. Laborl down to
the numerous Droyfusards who crowd
the hotels and cafes and who Thurs
day night wore hopeful that Dreyfus
would bo saved , all seem now to agree
that his last chance Is gone.
The one source of hope Is M. Laborl
himself , who said yesorday afornoon
to the correspondent of the Associated
Press : ,
"Wo fear Captain Dreyfus will bo
condemned , but wo do not intend to
throw up the sponge. Wo shall go on
fighting for him. "
M. Jaures , the socialist leader , and
other prominent Dreyfusards , ex
pressed a similar opinion. Excitement
is at fever heat and nothing is dis
cussed but the verdict of today. The
military precautions are of the most
elaborate character , and no attempt
nt disorder is likely to have the slight
est success. Orders have been Issued
to repress the first symptom of trouble
with an Iron hand. A small antl-
semitic meeting was held here in the
afternoon , and the complete calm that
attended it Is an Indication of a quiet
day today. A strong force of gen
darmes guarded the approaches to the
building where the meeting was hold ,
and their orders were to arrest the
first man who raised a seditious cry.
Nothing occurred. Indeed , the inhab
itants of the town seemed Indifferent
and the neighborhood of the lycee and
the prison Is deserted save for a few
The news of the publication of
Count von Buelow's speech In the
Relchsanzelger reached Rennes last
night and is considered very impor
tant on the eve of a verdict , which
in some quarters it Is thought will bo
regarded as a slight by Germany , if It
be u condemnation , as being tanta
mount to a public refusal to take the
word of Emperor William , as his min
ister Is merely his mouthpiece.
AccoVding to the latest report the
verdict may be delivered between 3
and 5 o'clock this afternoon , the court
adjourning after M. Demango's speech
until 3 o'clock. There Is some criti
cism of M. Laborl's decision not to
speak , the friends of M. Demango
thinking it his object to escape his
shnro of the responsibility in the event
of a verdict of condemnation. M. De-
mange once having seen Dreyfus con
demned under his own advocacy would
naturally like M. Labor ! to share the
criticism this time , especially as M.
Labor ! has assumed such a prominent
part in the proceedings.
GERMANY SPEAKS ONCE MORE.
Ofllclal Declaration Mitilo Whlrli Kxon-
BERLIN , Sept. 9. The Reichs An-
zelger this evening In the official portion
tion of the paper publishes the follow
ing statement :
"Wo are authorized to repeat here
with the declarations which the Im
perial government , while loyally ob
serving the reserve demanded in re
gard to the Internal matters of another
country , has made concerning the
French Captain Dreyfus. For the
preservation of his own dignity and
the fulfillment of duty to humanity ,
Prince von Munster , after obtaining
the orders of the emperor , repeatedly
made in December , 1894 , and In Jan
uary , 1895 , to M. Hanotaux , M. Dupuy
and M. Caslmir-Perier , declarations to
the effect that the Imperial embassy
in Franco never maintained either di
rectly or indirectly any relations with
"Secretary of State von Buelow , In
the Reichstag of January 24 , 1898 ,
made the following statement : 'I de
clare In the most positive manner that
10 relations or connections of any kind
over existed between the French ex-
Captain Dreyfus , now on Devil's Isl
and , and any German agent. ' "
Venezuela nlfldiiliim Strife.
WASHINGTON , Sopt. 9. Neither
the state department nor the war de
partment has had any further advices
; rom any official source regarding the
impending revolution In Venezuela.
The advices received at the Venezuelan
ogatlon hero contradicting the reports
of threatened trouble In Venezuela
liavo boon communicated to the two
departments , but the Detroit mean
while has sailed , and , going direct to
La Guayra , there will bo no opportun
ity to Intercept It oven if it wore ro-
; arded as expedient to do so.
ClKHrette 1'lend'n Crime.
MATTOON , III. , Sopt. 9. Charles
Wilder , who seems to have been a stu
dent of dime novel heroism and a
smoker of cigarettes , followed and shot
Arlington Hughes , son of Judge
[ lughes , tonight , Inflicting a wound In
the abdomen which Is pronounced fa
tal. Despite his wound Hughes hold
Wilder until help came. Wilder Is In
| all. lie offers no excuse for following
Hughes or for the shooting other than
no wanted to know where Hughes was
going. Judge Hughes went to Chicago
yesterday and is supposed to be on a
ako vessel unappralscd of the serlouc
condition of his son.
THE DOVE OF PEACE.
It Now Hovorn Or Ohl Oem I'nnl'a
South African Domain.
PRETORIA , Sept. 9. The govern
ment has Issued n formal announce
ment thnt Its last dispatch was Intend
ed as an acceptance of the joint In
quiry. The mistake arose through a
confusion of Ideas. Both President
KriiRcr and Vice President Joubert de
clare that they arc determined to work
for n peaceful settlement.
In the laad this morning debate was
resumed on the concentration of Brit
ish troops on the frontier ami the stop
page of ammunition intended for the
Transvaal. The house adjourned
shortly before noon , after adopting un
animously the following resolution :
"Tho volksraad having considered
that friendly correspondence is still
passing between the two governments ,
that the concentration of troops in
great number near our border has a
restless effect on the inhabitants of the
state and thnt the Transvaal has lived
In friendship and peace with all na
tions nnd desires to continue to live
in such friendship and peace , now de
clares its regret nt the fact of con
centration , and expresses the opinion
that In the case of eventualities which
might lead to enmity or war between
the two governments , the cause would
not lie with the republic.
"As regards the stoppage of am
munition at Dolagoa bay , Hie volks
raad trusts that the government will
act according to circumstances.
"The rand further resolves to drop
the matter of the concentration of
troops on the border for tin present ,
until the government shall supply fur
ther information to the raad , although
the information obtained is unsatis
factory. Nevertheless , with a result
to the negotiations pending , the raad
declares itself determined in , the mean
time to maintain the rights and Inde
pendence of the republic. "
NEW MOVE BY THE PILIPINOS.
ARulnaldo's ConKres/ Kvtrn Session
Nominates Noted Consor\atl\es.
MANILA , Sept. 9. A Filipino who
has arrived here from Tarlac says an
extraordinary session of the revolu
tionary congress took place at Tarlac
August 24. Augulnaldo presided and
chose Mablnl as president of the su
preme court and Gonzaga as attorney
general. They both represent the
most conservative and temperate ele
Mabini , who recently resigned the
foreign secretaryship , Is the ablest man
connected with the revolution. Gon-
azga was the president of the last
peace commission. The proceedings of
the congress disproved the report that
Agulnaldo had declared himself dicta
A decree has been Issued by the Filipinos
pines compelling the resignation of all
foreigners in Filipino territory. The
Chinese , who are a large faction of the
population , are considered foreigners ,
including those born in the Philippine
islands. Applications must be made
on stamped paper , which figures large
ly In all the business transactions of
the Insurrectionary government. This
seems to be largely n scheme to tax
Ono Thousand In an Hour.
HURON , S. D. , Sept. 9. Attorney
General Pyle and W. L. Minor of the
Herald-Democrat , representing the
committee to procure funds for bring
ing the First South Dakota volunteers
from San Francisco to the state , start
ed out yesterday afternoon to raise
$1,000 , the amount apportioned to this
county. In less than one hour the
amount was ready and in bank subject
to the check of the persons authorized
to receive the money.
Ilncl Over I > royfns Cane.
PARIS , Sept. 9. It was announced
hero today that as a result of news
paper polemics on the Dreyfus affair ,
M. Pressenso , editor of the Temps , had
fought a duel with M. Maurice Barrero.
Four shots were said to have been ex
changed with no result. The seconds
of M. Barrero say the duel did not
occur , as they withdrew their demand
for satisfaction owing to the physical
inferiority of M. Pressenso.
Mr. Ilryan Will Attend.
WASHINGTON , Sept. 9. Brigadier
General Ovenshlne , who has just re-
tilrned from the Philippine islands ,
called on Secretary Root and the
president yesterday. He has been suf
fering from fever and has not yet re
covered. He undoubtedly will bo
granted a further leave. He reports
that General Lawton has suffered from
chills and fever since he has been In
Yellow Fever Increasing.
KEY WEST , Fla. . Sept. 9 Thirty
cases of yellow fever have been report
ed during the lost twenty-four hours ,
Including two cases previously to date ,
so far as known , Is 127.
Two deaths have been reported dur
ing the last twenty-four hours , making
the total number of deaths nine. The
weather Is still very warm and rainy
and favorable for the spread of the
Cuban Tolmeco Kaisers 1'rotest.
WASHINGTON , Sept. 9. Mr. Quo-
sada has sent to the president tele
grams received from the tobacco rais
ing Interests of Cuba protesting against
the proposal to admit Porto RIcan to
bacco Into Cuba free of duty. It Is un
derstood that Secretary Root looks fa
vorably upon the plan of admitting
Porto Rlcan tobacco to Cuba as a re
Olympla OlJIeors D'neil.
GIBRALTAR , Sept. 9. Major Gen
eral F. G. Slade , the officer commandIng -
Ing the royal artillery here , and the
other military officers stationed at this
post yesterday entertained the officers
of the United States cruiser Olympla
at dinner. The usual toasts were
drank nnd It was altogether n brilliant
affair. Admiral Dewey was not pres
ent. Today Admiral Dewey Inspected
the United States training ships Sara
toga and Alliance and was loudly
cheered when leaving the vessels. The
Saratoga sailed In the afternoon for
rrno Clothing Catalogue.
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catalogue showing samples nnd latest
styles and lowest prices. M.illed free
on request. Send postal to Hayden
Bros. , Omaha , for prices on any goods
you need. Make yourself at homo in
the Big Store when In Omaha.
The Long Island railroad has adopt
ed the rule thrj , passengers are to
leave the cars by the front door and
enter by the rear door.
Alter Cases. "
In cases of scrofula , s&li rheum , dys
pepsia , nervousness , c&i&rrh , rheumatism ,
eruptions , etc. , the circumstances may be
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blood with Hood's Sarsaparilta. It is the
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Be sure to get Hood's , because
MEXICO'S GAMBLER KING.
1'nyu 81,000 n Day for I-lcongo Fee nnd
HUH Made ftU.OOO.OOO.
Mexico has a Monaco which outdoes
the sensational marvels of Monte Carlo -
lo , reports the New York World. This
gambling palace is situated in the
center of the city of Mexico , at No. 2
Ganto street , its proprietor and man
ager , Don Fillpo Martol , Is not only a < .
self-mado prince , but a phenomenal
For Don Felipe is not only the king
of gamblers , but a devout churchman
and the chief backer of the municipal
treasurer. Mexico City is almost dependent -
pendent upon this one citizen.
Martel was a rich man before the
Mexican government decided to abolish
ish gambling houses. Many Influential
Mexicans objected so seriously to the
absolute stopping of their favorite
pastime that the authorities thought
they would achieve a clever compro
mise by demanding from every gamb
ling resort a daily license tax of $1,000.
No one supposed that tfie gambling
spirit would bo strong enough to rlso
above this obstacle. This proved to
be the case and one by one the gamb
ling houses closed their doors.
When the field was clear Don Felipe
Martel approached the authorities
with ? 1,000 in cash and demanded a
day's license. In a few hours his
place was thronged. At a single stroke
ho had won the patronage of Mexico
and his doors have never ben closed
since. The dally outlay of $1,000 is
not missed from the dally revenue of
It Is not remarkable that Don Fe
lipe's personal fortune should have
reached $2,000,000 In spite of the con
stant lavish expenditure. His chief
establishment Is as glitteringly ap
pointed as a palace. Liveried attend
ants minister to guests and refresh
ments and cigars are served at the
host's expense. Mexicans find no
amusement more alluring than a visit
to No. 2 Ganto street ,
Don Felipe's strong religious ten
dencies are so well known that nobody
was surprised when he built recently
In the village of San Angel a church
that cost more than $50,000 . The poor
people of the vicinity and many of
the rich as well have como to regard
him as a sort of fairy prince. His
own style of living encourages this
belief. The Martel mansion In Mexico
City is a magnificent affair , constantly
filled with guests. A curious feature
is that it contains forty windows the
number of cards in the Mexican deck.
Philadelphia Press : When contri
butions were asked in San Francisco
to pay the expenses of the reception
given to the returning California regi
ments it was noticed that the China
men were among the most liberal giv
ers. Each one of what are known as
the Six Companies contributed a lib
eral sum. the total from this source
alone being $4,782. This is mucn bet
ter than some American companies
fully as able did. It Is as gratifying
as it is unexpected. The fact that the
Chinese in California are willing to
help glorify an American army return
ing from the Philippines so recently
annexed to the United States proves
that they can become Americanized as
well as any other class of Immigrants
It shows also that they arc not averse
to this country gaining a foothold in
the Western Pacific ocean near to
China. During the past ten years there
has been an evident subsidence of th *
prejudice against the Chinese , which
was once so strong in all the Pacific
coast states. Part
of this lias como
from the restriction on immigration
which has checked the rapid increase
of Chinamen In this
country. But a
larger share has come from the demon
stration that much of the opposition
to the Chinese was bused on false
grounds. It has taken some years to
make this .clear , but It Is gradually
making Itself felt , and the result Is the
better feeling between the two peoples.
The Baker boys of Kentucky , not
caring to be killed In the feud In which
they are entangled in Clay county ,
where they arc largely outnumbered
by the opposing faction , prefer to take
chances with the Filipinos , who do not
shoot as straight nor fight so hard as
the Kontuckians. They have , acconl-
ingly , enlisted in the Thirty-first vol
unteer infantry. This makes about
forty Bluegrass Hghters-Hatflelds ,
Whites and Bakers in the Thirty-
A Houlton , Me. , man recently tool :
a very good photograph with a simple
pasteboard box nnd a dry plate. An
aperture was cut In the box , over
which was pasted n piece of black
paper in which n small hole was made
with the point of a pin. The box was
then taken to a dark room and the
Plato securely fastened inside
Pokin now has an electric railroad ,
running from the south gate of the
city to the steam railroad station , and
t is hoped that permission to enter
thei city itself may bo obtained soon.
The road Is built by a German firm.
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