The Houston Daily Post (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 14, No. 249, Ed. 1, Wednesday, December 7, 1898 Page: 2 of 12
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(Special Dispatch to Tho Post.)
ShMVeiort .La-i December 61 After
''SS'MTerti hoiwt M investigation . Into tho
$-&; aiur&nr iaiiti Lorrr Vacce by the commit.
tee .it Benton today two negroe3 worn
adji:d;jed guilty. Tho mass raoetlns at tho
court house decided to execute mum by
banging. Tho. gtlllt ot licaro nnd nichanl-
lon Mte negroes who established beyond
They were ifaken to the placo ot execution
about half a mile north. of the tdwn. at 3.'pp
p. m J ropes were adjusted at 3:35 and
Mt ' ' they vero hung at 3;H. Rlcbardion pio-
tested hlsf innoccwo to tue last.
Both dlotl game. Tlw crowd was de-
' tcrmlncd and orderly.
Bcrtftcy Hearu munlcrcd Jtr. Vanco at
Iho .RtTcrsWo plantation Id Bosslor. Hoxrn
entered Mr. Vance's-room whljw lite part-
ncr stood on tho outgMe. A dflK l" the
room aroused Mr. Vanco and as ho ill-
tempted to rlso from his bed Hedacy
truck Mr. Vanco over tho head with tin
ax and followed up the blow with mother
on his victim-a jaw.
Believing him dcnU he pried open a
de&k from which he securoJ $00 to $70.
He was then joined by his partner who
was about io tnko $20 In silver when they
were frightened by a nolao and akippnd.
llearn talked rlEht awny nnd wna toun
orrestsd when ho confessed
sanAiiM'ux at cijiMito.V.
A Statement Ijmuotl li- the Coimtr
Oimtiron. Texas. Utfoember C Dr. Greer
city awl county UfdaSth officer made Hire
follonvlnR offlcbl Teponlt as to tho condition
of smallpox ln( Camoron up to noon to-
tlav: Slnco official report iBauod on November
27 1808. ithero tavo ben ajpnroslmatoly
twlvp casta cf smallpox all of which.
With Muo cr four cxc'eDttona. are able
io sit uo.
Neanly all cases aro out of danser. but
aro fJllll kept ttnder Kusid.
TcX&i numibcr of cases In town Blnco Scp-
ieaibtv 10 ito .dalto will not cxccel thirty-
four. New casta will bo reported from time to
Peoio necHI not bo atraild 1o cowo to
town to tisimaet any buslnsir.
TJio d!ao la almost entirely confined
to tlw colored Dtople.
There are some few cases In the Clatk-
non feclKWborhbsd ill 'this oouuty hut fl)l
to dolus well.
AtiSn from Dr. Cnocr'8 report tho cltl
vena of Camoron held a. iama ju'oetliif; ;
teiniiT and dl30trscd tho EnwillWJX situa-
tlon -Epdolally the maiibsentont. It iva
lalxely allaadcd and a. rtt-olitUw was
unattlmwutfly adopUd -fcMiojinj; the nwn-
afieimraxt ci' l!bo city health officer and bis
--fl-he. clthtna oxpMiii6d iliMiiselvcBi as
be?flK DorfcetSv eath)tlct that there will
hs no norend tif tho diaMfce outeld'e tHi
ro;Wonce3 alrcadr offllctedi" Tho public'
aod nri-yato Actfoola' allontiniih except Iho'
oolorql BOhooKj- i "J ' ' JjjJ t
Olny Foarjl' Chdrjeiiyirltk 1ie nitir-
jler of Slivt'tl'e AVIiiNlo'n.
Ii Orangiv Toxm. Doccinber C The
crand jury met in speetnl. iics.ilon today to
investigate Into tlie murder of Jlnttlo
"VVlhalon a negrb woman 7(i years old liv-
Idc In thobutklrt of the titty. Tho urinio
-was commuted on November 29 after tho
adjournment of the Kfaufl Jury by tm-
)noivu partlPBwho ontcrcd tibo Iioueu far
t'Pio mirposo of nobbcrj'. It U suppiwed untl
tinvtully attached her. and her little nrand-
:hild with a niElroiid' t.'th-plate. Tho old
voinan died last" Sunday ' nlffht otter' in-
tnnso surforlcig tliough the iltllo girl
TOlstUt yet survive nccotdlng to tho physi-
cian's etatemoat. A truo bill was ro-
iurood against Clay Foard this aftonioon
and tho grand jury discharged.
Kaufmau Texas Decombor 0. Tho
Kaufman OH mills engine broku down yea-
terday and work has (-topped until It can ho
Yesterday was flret Monday and horso
traders' day In Kaufman ; thcro was a
Sarxo crowd lt itown.
Poisoned by Ivy
Was in a Dreadful Condition
Happened to Read About a Similar
Case-Followed the Other Man's
Example and Was Cured.
The following lncidont is Riven by
Chtrics Morris genoraljobberG2 Lexing-
ton Avenue North Cambridge! Haas:
"Several years ago I became poisoned
by jivy. I tried many medicines Bpondlng
Itrgo.ium of money without obtaining
jmiiwa urjuou my ofliiureit yoro
same disease Wrt
i with au awful
seemed an If f
tt1 ?? myU to pieces. I picked
''Si'-UD; 'USDer in' Which I fnnnd nrlntnH
Wp?Muilmniil tidru a man in' Vermont Wjio
M:m. bn similarly afflicted and had taken
withbeneOt i bought
i.'0 WW.fcftdI purchased notherupply.
!i'nP'"'iT.V?r!R Jf.'".'") jnooo; oarsaparma
"."SlfiW18- botle.gnd I can
My WtU ifectly cured.
"Wff ttM wboU owdlt to Hood's Barsa-
;; I mrnitUvMA&: rweight: but now X
V NWBWBili'HoodX BrpyiHt;
JMI aot ocly jdone mubh" cood but' has
ta mn oMavlng nie a'grt deal
my. vosim aot be . without It
U wao on aalieUill i;iiaw wrU
mumtmtWk tm aaMlatttoo. Af m
h vHiaal ma to tow what
THE SENATE AND' HOUSE
TIk Senater fraiii MIssMrl Of ens lip the
1 Anti-Expansion Battle.
SENATOR VEST'S JOINT RESOLUTION
Territories Cnn Only lie Tnken for
Conlinir intloii 'or Slnillrtr Inr-
imic (Uuni Ile-eome StntcH.
iljhlnsctoa Decomicr 6.Tho first noto
ot tho anitl-cxpuLnstonlftB won eoundod in
tho rouMd todfliy by" Stmaf:or Vint (Mo.)
"who intrciiuotti Uno tdllcrtvine iotni reso-
lution: That undor t& couatlttitlon r.o www
IS irtvtti to tho Federal eovftTmiir.nit
ncmiliV) ltiatrtlory to bo tosld and gov-
tirrcil as colonies.
Tho icolKtilal eyteni it. Kinoptdn
Nations caa not hii ustublUhcd under
our present agreement mil all terri-
tories aiuld by -the governmcttt ex-
oM)l ivuoli bmtill oimouniUi ai may ho
nocosaary for coaling Mtattons correc-
tion of boundaries and fclmHnr govefn-
lii Ul piirpcstrt must bo acquired and
flttvtrricd with the purpaso of UIU-
niately organifcnx: such tierrltory Into
fiUitts sulttablo for admission Into tho
A brief dtscuaidon of the na.vljtatlo'ni UWs
wan prcclpilateH iby the consideration of
a bl'M amending tho-36 lhwa by tiie addition
d a provtion Mist forjgn buitt vtssols
wpeckeS in tho ttnlUd Staitea. purchased
by citizen of this counttTi end repaired
to tho extant ot "Uhrco-Jouiittiha of thefr'
Value tfbull be eubject lo forfeiture If they
aragago eubwqilvntfiy Itfc 'the owlstwlao trad-3
of tho Unit od. Slates.
Mr. Vciit. v meinlior of lft) oomtwlittce
on comniiMiotf. expfccd ht opp'Mltlou to
tho bill prlnclpilly oecauso It nltordod
orolcctlon to tho coastwlto trado which
irceikil no protection. iOur general mrry-
lug tratte. uMr. Vest boMovetl'. liftsJcd pro-
(octlon. Un'dor the prcstnit syslcm ot navl-
gat'on vi this 'trade had dWcreoswl from
75 ixrr ceiot to lL per cent and uhls country
la now pnylng $150000 annually to foreign
shh owjiors for carrying trne that outrlit
to bo coiTled In American boUomj. Th.'ii
condltlcn ot affalrp. (Mr. Vct declined 'rts
''a scundail and- dlsgrooe.'' lie said thai fco
hrfd been aniuartll at tlw sucKOstlon. of the
president mado In K'a mcusoco subiniUud
j'AUe'fduy 'libit our carrying tirade Iw on-
counageJ by tho payment tit Rubs'-dHea.
"lit other worflff" snld he- Vlt Is nro-
posd to mtbslltut'3 for tho nresent Vicious
system of .navigation! laws a iohomc ot
cubildlcn that la oven more vicious thuu
is lire evil it pronowcB to remo.lv."
"Under tlwi proros'ai policy ot the Amcr-
lentt adfiduljlmtlnn" continued he "we
nvo to build a. great navj. We are to be
a iiallon ot traders and under Iho lm.pUlBo
of thft policy ot expansion borons a aa-
tlon'of Warriors. It would atjuear to lue lo
bo bottcj for iia to build im otir carrying
trnd'c 1 vouIJ also let our ucopln thiough
ttoo beneficent opernMons of attch trada
buy wl't-M they can buy cheaiMS-l."
Mr Gaffery (La.) nlo a mombnr nf the
CQinntltUo on commarco. opnosed the bill
Finally it vaa niulo iv snojlal order for
uwt Monday. AdjOuirnment nt 1:30 p. m.
Xii llunlnfHH 'ri-anmicleil In Hie HUIf
Hour Sexxlon Held.
A1aahngton U'acenYber 0. Tho houso
vas In sivuiton 1ee .than half an hour to-
day when tho deaths ot Mssr. fs'orthwav
(Oblfo) and IjOvo (Miss.) w;efo eJinounooU
siad no adjournment was tnkti 'until "to-
morrow out of reupac't lo their moptorles.
The deflekmcy bill caifylng tho appro-
priations for tho extraoiillnary exuensea of
tlio avniy and uury from January to July
1189'.)' waa reported and will bo Uikon up
jjy tho home tomorrow.
'Tlio r'eport of Iho Hawaiian commission
ttipL'OTiltted by the pi'esWent. wtis laid bo-
fom iho house nnd roforred to tho commit
tee on tcriiltorlcK kgptlier with n bill ot-
Xfire'! W'Jlf. JJltt to carry out inn rocom-
SHORT TEXAS SPECIALS.
"DAL-UNS Gwcrnor -Ciilliecson may go
tak to Auitrn via Houston wliero ho will
take in i;Uw Itils lostlval
BUVA. Hev. tt. D. Wilson of Fonlyce
Airk. toi3 tvcocpli'il like 'pnftora'to ot tho
uaptlot church ot UhSs city.
ItOCKl'OltT. Tho schoojior Flower of
Franco with n oargo of general morehan-
d'I'o iImh nrrlvol from (lalvroton.
OUKBNVILI.B. A Typogrophlcnl union
baa been orgaclziM by the prlntorn ot this
city with J. T. Stony us projldcut.
aN ANTONIO. Judge T. 8. Mexey h
appointed II F. Stevenson United States
conuulBBlorMr at Corpus Chrlatl Texas.
BKiVrON. Tliu Iltllo dauclitsr of Mr.
iDon&vtan btully tmrnexl bcauio ten dayj go
hJ gtt'wn wiirki and will probably not
OONZAUiaS. Tlho kummj .In jdentlful In
IhlJ (KOtlon mud hunters are very numcr-
itan. Blown deer weie klllwl by B. O.
l'AHl-3. Will ll5iwlcrin. ifliarged wlUi
Hli irniiiOcr rf.it Dick 'Morris ait Chlcoto. had
an exiiiribtng tiUal nnd 'wus nilmitlW to
ball tn $1000.
MOUNT PLHA3ANT. Jlartln Ollllft a
railroad man fotmieriV of Houston died
here ot pneumonia. Ho wne burled by tho
KnlghU of Ifythlrui.
SAN ANTONIO Tho body ot au un-l
known MuxUnu who lurd beou murdered
was found nbput eight miles from tho city.
No clew an to his murderers.
SHiBIUtAN. Dob JneliUMi. afloval. agcxl
7S was ruu down tind Instantly killed: by
a train IIu was woll known all over tho
MOMi'ty anld 'U3 Aiii)l ?lkcl by everyone.
HDMintlLIi. The bonds ot nil county
official have boen improved and Siblne
county now hns n full sot ot democratic
officials for tho ilrst time In lx years
TJSXAItkANA. Work has begun on tho
extension of the Arkansas nnd Choctaw
road iuito the Territory whtte It will con-
nect 'with the Mlerourl Kansas and Toxaa
SAN ANTONIO. j Smith' editor of
tho La Stillo Isouomy Indicted for murder
In ha Salle coucty boa beou admitted to
uaii in lauuv on nabena .oorpua proeedlcis.
H13A11NU. The scarcity ot cotton nick-
ers In this Tlginlty has forced the price up
to 50n por 100 pouindo. and It will likely ro-
mnlu ns It cow la until all ot tho cotton is
DALtjABi-trho strciett. car strike tins
been cottlcM. tho rr.cn galivlng something
it Is ilrt; tliio .union lina secured recognl-
tlon and many ot the men have returned
U OHA.NGS. On dnstnfetlons from tho
.Uencdv tho Jury .roturuedVfi vordlot of not
guilty in (like casv of A Hrau curgod with
the kllEpg of Otto Mono on November ?.
Only wltmwsea for the auto wwo bKinl.
WAOO-itr eowcCI ail important wit-
ne In a crlmntd paae Is In a critical
oooiaiUim tovlng been taken with violent
CTOvulBtonai. Immediately attir eating hie
dinner. An. itovtlaatlon In 'now under
av.&" y t ' '
' '.COBi(OANA".-Aibout twonty-two. new
'tS- . fvwiTwi io mo poiroieum
roaucer in thf!pat month. There are
jv"r ww kMiutvv iiuvyiuk wviu in opera
'.'?Vv..-"V ..V?.-- ."..'.'. ... .
! AN ULTIMATUM TO CHINA.
Freiich4 Missionary flust be Released or Prance
Will Send Troops Across the Border.
Pektn Diccmbw 6-TJie Frenoli mlo!BtcrvI. Gerard baa sent an'uidmatum
o !ro Chinese foreign office Uirciteillna that unless tho French missionary now
Weld a prisoner 'by the Tubals In the province of Szo HHion tie released within tea
days a force of French troops will bo ordered' to cross the frontier.
I SUMMARY OF TODAY'S IMPORTANT NEWS.
In Ibu senate Senator Vest Introduced
a joint resolution opposing the cxpitnatoo
policy of the administration and vigorous-
ly opposed a proposed nmcndmsut lo ih!
Major General Miles has submitted to
tho tectclnry ot trar hU bill providing for
a teoignnlzntton ot the army on a Imils
of 1OK.000 men pt all branches of tlic
Naval court Of 'Inquiry exonerated naval
clflccrs for tlw ioss ot tho Maria Tcrc3a.
The tight against Mr. liiilloy lin so Uls-
gusled tho democrn'ts that nearly all op-
prsltlon has boon withdrawn.
Oovoriior-Klect payers sayrihe Is not a
canuldalo against Scnatpr Chilton.
Adinlnfotratlon republicans will oppose
any appropriation tor rivers and harr
Texuii lumbermen will get a chance In
the spring to hid on a JO.OOO.rJOO feet con-
tract. Tho board rcrtoinmer.ds nsnlnst any dry
docks for Galveston or Sabine Puss Texas.
China nuiltlcd by France that unlcjirt u
French inlcjlonary .caplurod by Ohlneso
rebels is lolcased In ten days Frcnrli
troops will cross tho border.
In opouliiR tho rolchstng lhnperor
U'Jlllam enlicil attention to the proposed
meat Inspection bill and spoke glowlntsly
of his trip to tho lioly Land.
Tho GerninU and French press concilia-
tory In their criticism or President Mo-
Kinloy's messago while the semi-official
prcis of Spain is rabid.
At a banquet In Iarls Sir Edmund J.
Mqnson the llrltlsh ambassador nftnr
eulogizing tho "now diplomacy" Inaugu-
rated by Americans during tho past year
gives Frahco to understand that If' she
continues to lriltuto England with pin
pricks Great Urltaln will bo driven to tho
extremity of putting a stop to It. The
speech hne created a profound sonsatlon.
Tlio rente comnlialonsrs hnvo Settled alt
tlio Iwdliig clullonB of the protocot and
a pence treaty may be signed thW wiioli.
Other nueBtlons v.lll be embodied in nn-
tlencinl Le".i corps Is hurrying up to
embnrlc for Havana before the time orig-
The war Investigation committee ex-
pects to get through by llocpmbor 31.
liooscvslt's report will bo Included In tin
(To bo Located
L D. Tobln fell on tho hot so'o at their
Utdton. Texas. Deoomhnr
l bai and
sen-ailt'S HOUSO helonelne: tn Mri. (1. T
Tyler was bunnodj loss lnoludln-g a horas
croma'ted $1000; PAHtbHy dnsured; bum
belonging to J A. Strong ulio buraeJ;
loss f 1C0; no insurance.
KOUT WOUTH. At the conferenoo of
city QttoraioyU to be held here Wednesday
nbotit seventy. fivo delegates nro cxpeeted.
A bill to romody the decision of the court
of criminal appeals which overturned the
liirUdletinu of the city courts of tho State
ttlll bo formulated.
L90JflAlHT.-iAt iMdxwtal last ortiring
d'Yitl Mnptriadale thn of Hon. it. Martln-
dulo of Martlwlttlo. thlu county. iyas as-
woilted by iM'extcan oiid stricken with a
bar df nanl JnflUi'lng ivoU'CiiH which it Is
jfeared uiny prove Utah The JMoxlcdu Is
In th? Jyocl.lhart Ja'tl.
eiBBWJM.AlN-tMw. OiUtHw Cain died ttt
the 'iii!dftvpie .ot 'tier ton-'n-law eeral
iiirita rouu.t of m city Somo time since
ike was found In the rear of tha bam
'ir.TO it-ma ivixor wcuruls about her ntck
nnd 4ihi'ct end a bloody Tazor by her wde.
SAN ANTONlO.'-JudBe G. H. Noonan
Ktntej that he Is not ready to flio ha con-
test for tho seat of Congressman j l.
Slayden in tho K4fty-slxth cdngreas Ha
la waiting for tho opinion of Attorney
Oonoral r Crano declaring ccKaln tickets
usei Jn'lho lat eloct'on fraudulont. action
vu iracu opinion is auegeii o have caused
UllKAT COWIIOY'S OAUMVAL
U-Ulnud'. 1W ur In Jiarr lu full
Midland Tfxas December 6. Tlw nrit
oowboyB" carnival .opened today Governor
Cujbersou waa not prccsnt but H it. Uryan
and aranvUlo Jones ot Midland and' G. C
Slaughter ef Dallas made inenihM in o..
rlo moernscie eructed especially for lb
5rS.lJuIhanJll n:D- Huhlsr concert ba.
hv lmf II V rv.!
Anpu ' u-.l.l....i . ni...i.i- A-....T ' '
dnWS. iurulllltv! knl.
2 . i i4'wtmiu jiUi(C
trtkl eatuw. ot the iwa'di was tat
IT 'tV '
iiwuiw (miuniuy nigni nun waa soverely "-' " u. u. niauEuier ene wagon ueing
burned about tho fare neck nrd hands. The ?rlv?f!by. onf. of SlaiKhter's men. represent-
little fellbw Is BUfferlmr to.-rlhlxr. h.if im '".. "v! flo Saw n a striking maiiner. . .
Tho FcrnieM Kstlohfti contrcss met at
Fort Worth; President-Hoard made a very
able mldrcss to the delegates. Governor
Oiilhcrcon bade the membtrs yvclcomo to
J. II Lea rel I a wealthy merchant ot
Georgetown suicided because of III hcajlli.
Collector of Internal ltovenue Flanajon
rays bonds -of 'county officials mutt be
Ex-Governor Lubbock's memoirs to
contain many new and Interesting facts
concerning Texas aro' nearly ready for tiio
Texas grain dealers have decided they
have no grlevaaco against Galveston.
Tho Dallas street car strike ho3 been
settled favorably to the men.
Spot cotton unchanged. Futures in Llv-
oriKiol unchanged to H-Bl lower. New '
uricuns i uown it x up turn nuw iurit a
to 3 pdluU off.
feugurs film with prospects ot an ad-
vance. Largo shippers holding back ponding
an adjustment of freight rates.
In flio slock market there was activity
In tho higher prlcod spcclaltlea with Su-
gar tho leader.
December wheat MB-Tie May Uc corn
c oals VlKWc and provisions 2ii7)4b
ConwnleBlon will keep track of tho rail-
roads ns though no lujuiiollon. cklsted'
will approve no rates and will enter pen-
alty suits In caso of v!ola.tlon of the law.
Dallas people are studying retaliation
against railroads because of raises In
The now tariff of the San Antonio arid
Aransas I'nea fuvors the Alamo City to
tho hurt of other towa3.
Ilcarn and lllchnrdson the two negroesi
who murdered Larry Vanes wcro lynched
nehr Denton La. In broud daylight
The tecond day of the !'.. V. and V.
Tho Grand Loi'ge and Gruud Cliuptcr ot
An Illuminated bicycle parade.
Ileal estate men took tho first slew
townid a Stalo organization.
The pciltry show a success.
A bold robbery committed.
and Orphans' Home.
n ear Fort Worth.) '
band wngon pulled by eighteen men fur-
grounds wcro qulto exciting and the fine
HDCK exlilblts there wre splendid. Tonight
'w lii'itiu ruji ih jiioKicEflwiK auu me r;iriuvui
oconslon will bo long remembered. Tho racing
opens tomorrow with othur attractions.
Au DurnnSeloiiM llltllutf of a limit
Flossie is 6 years old. "Mamma" she
said ono day "If I get married will I havo
a husband Hko paJ" "Ys" answered tho
mother with an arauied' smile "And If I
den't got married will I havo to be an old
maid like Aunt Kate?" "Yes." "Mamma"
she resumed afUr a pause "it's a yny
hard world for us'womou Isu't It!"
K'lossici had struck (he truth wedded or
i-lugle the lot of women is a thorny ono
'and chiefly because of thoso ailments pe-
culiar to' their dcllcato orgnrilim that
exert such a deprereltig iniluencq on mind
as well a body. Th'rao difficulties como
entirely qlther from monftrual or uterine
eatl&fa but no woman need suffer irom
them who will .ask her druggist for ''0. P.
1." Thin .wonderful vegetable tonlo has a
most .benign influence over the delicate
female organlsmi and Is found to bo an ab-
solute euro ue well i regulator of the fuae-
t;ons IU full namo is "Gerstla's Female
Panacea" being well and favorably known
as such to most physicians and If your
druggist has run out It can be had direct
frm I flprnlld t. r'n nh.il... ""
a largo bottle costing U. Any Iddy writing
to thlo Arm 11 receive free 'ot cost an
itttttructtve little booklet on the troubles
that' constantly beset tha hy!eal Ufa of
I-) " . .
Jty Heduce Iutcre.st ItHte
Now York December 6 it is slated tn
Wall strcsrt that the hoard of inW8 of
the .Sparaan'H Iianki for tuvinci u nii
. i( nroiirn nnKTinc ' L'XerClSOS at tlio fnlr
lBterin(t m i tiuosilota of reducing the.iute ot
intert fiom i to 3 1-2 per cent "and But
iJ if this hsrik Mm such a ew SirJl
tijrx zr& "??..a ?? r ot
ejwilp wjlt obabiy follow "
GEN. MILES' ARMY BILL
A Measure Which Will Serve as a Basis
COMPLETE REORGANIZATION PROVIDED
One General anil. Tiro Lieutenant
OenernU In lie Crenteil Strciwth.
In llnweil on 1'oilnlntlun.
Waatitngton Deotirnher C The mcasdre
which will ecnve tho 'basis for -too legisla-
tion T congiiess thda Bes3lon lcokmg to .the
ldcrase abd remodelling of tbo regular
Untitled SlAitos army ha3 been .oanipleUd
by tho coTOniinaihg gt'Ueral of the army
arid today waa handed by him to Sosrwary
Alger wiho will transmit It to congisus
aDter' he ha ISad in oBoortun'lti' to make
any chanscs 'that h8 may dawn des&able.
Tho oxnlAnwllon ot thio broad general prln-
eiplo of 't'ho bill tone ftaturo of which
DttltUtfth for tho croillon ot threo new of-
fices gt.nerul end itwo lieutenant gen-
efila xf tho army In consequence Of the
proclice of medem onlMary Nations') is
disclosed in too following; letter:
'ito-a Houwiible Sfliretary of War:
. Quai-tc.u vt tho -AWHJ- Wns'nlngton D.
O 1 have tha .bontr ito submit hexe-wlth
the dtKtt vt a bm tor the orwiaiiatlon 6t
th.3 United States armry bused on the
btrcnutih oZ one teolttier to 1000 usnulation
ot 'mo uuiticd States and one eoldler W
000 of ta popuilitlaar of U'he ditptnident
iiolciuioj- ajiproxjiuateSy lOO.OttO men. My
rbcoinniebi.'U.Uon aro for what 1 believe
the best Ibtwests of tiho g6wr'nnlcu'tHliet
ony at orcattat. but aa tar as we are able
td see. far tho fti'tune. Tile rocommendi-
ttons have 'boon maSIo reigardless of any
iU.ir.unal conslderaiWon tit any oflioer or
st-Idier now cninected with tho military
net vice. The Dronon-Jitm of artillery and
Cavalry la In nccordna:o with tho jinmo-
(ilaie oivcastiHl'cs of tlho United States. We
nave 4000 unices of coast wJJh twfnty-soven
Pt'InolDal fe'aiibors. whete aro lo;atel mil-
iums of people and prcipet'ty of ailmost ln-tst-imaiblo
vatue. That they should prop-
ci'W bo dofonded Is diaaialid'Cd by ver.v
ctniildoratlon of prudence and eood admio-
Istrntion. In a:HUtioo lo this wo have the import-
ant harbors In Porto Itico Cuba and the
I'hlllpplnss to defend requiring a large
foreo of artillery.
Tho organization recommendations are
BUioh that rabk. In proportion to the import-
ant duties nnd great responsibilities re-
quired of tho different officers In our serv-
ice and Is similar 'to oho orgunlzattai which
flaci been f.oura nio ctfective In the armies
of all other olvlllzcd nations and also to
that wlilch was foiled to bo most effective
lr tho Confederate army1 between the years
looi-do. a similar organization lias been
reiomnieniJed by General Sherman and
1itu tenant General Schotie'.d.
I earnestly wcommenid favorable con-
slaoraauu of the organization as presented.
Nelson A. M.lo.'
Major General Commanding.
Tho bill follows: '
Do It ena-jted etc. th.lt the military es-
tablishment of tho United States .ihall
hereaiter consist of fifteen reglmecils of
wivairy fourteen rcglmeats seacoast nr-
tillery two regiments ot field artillery
two tegiments ot engtoeors ilfty rcgi-
luenti of mfaniry. The piofes&ors nnd
turps ot enduts ot tho United Stacta mlll-
tnry academy and such other corps as shall
be pi'ovWed for l.ji this act to be ksown as
the niray of tho United States.
That regiments of cavalry shall bo or-
ganized as now provided for In law.
That tho artillery arm of the servlco
fchnll consist ot Beacoast and held artil-
lery. That tho lnfactiy arm of the servica ilinli
consist ot ilfty regiments of three bat-
tullons of four companies each each com-
pany to ba organized as shall Iir nrnviito.i
in this act; provided that the regiments
of Infantry shall consist of 1M0 enlisted
ihiit there sh.all 'be one general of tho
army wo lieutenant seaemis alx mjjar
aenoiais of Infantry anj; mujor gcncraJl ot
04ulry one major general of artill'ry
elghtsen .brigade generals of Infantry two
origin! o general3 ot cavalry 'and two bri-
gade genoitils of artilllery who shill bo
t'litltldJ to the personal tildes de ojimp and
the military secretary now provided by
law. i TUwt iHho two rcgimottiia cf
engineer troops shall consist cf threo bat-
talions of four companies each cad tlaat
ta.Bu uautairau sirau jiavo ono sergcot
four'teen quartermaster senrnantK i f....'.
principal imuKlctona. nlth ono ohlet musi
cian ior eaen regiment.
Thlit 'joriglnnl piomoKons in tho nrmy
shall bo mudp 'as far-as practicable by sen-
iority where 'tlho senior oossessna thn n.
essary nuiallflcaUonfl which will be de.or-
mlned by olfloiancy ptbysical and mental
excollenoc experience eommondible tor-
Vlees and record and general qualifications
und fitness to discharge the duties of tho
office -to which tho oCii.;r Is avallible.
in orwer 'to promote tlio gcsural welfare
of 'tihe service as well r.a .t.hn mtii.n..
and efdcleAcy of the officers transfers can
ma mane 'u?iow tne ramt el colonel from
ono arm of tho service to the other or
from tiho stall to ithe lino of armv yud vice
versa whoa the best Interests of tho ser-
vice may warrant such a transfer.
Tlbd't tho corps ot cadets shall enns!. of
ono from each congressional di3tTict ow
from each Territory one from fho nii
of Columbi'j' 'two from each Store at large
) and forty fiom tho United Stmt:s nt larga.
iuv) Biiuii uj ainKJirowa Dy tne president
and salill wltlh tho expftlon of tha forty
appointed at large bj aeluil residents of
Ihs comnwiniirU or Trrti-iij) (i.'rl.-fK
or ot tho Dlsltrle't of ColurniUi or of the
States rospeotivcly from which they par-
poit to bo appointed
SHORT NOjS STORIES.
VIENNA A cabinet crisis Is Imminent in
SAVANNAH. Transports ere arrhlug hers
to take troops mil-supplies to Cuba.
NKW YOllK. The cruiser Puffclo has sail-
ed for Vaiilln having 700 Jackies on board.
WASHINGTON General OtU cables Hint
tho I'uebla has arrived at Manila with twenty-
flvo officers sud COO troops.
HAVANA. Wednesday will b the second
numursary of the death of the Cuban general
Antonio Mneoe. It will be observed.
ST. 1.GU1S.-TI1D Llndell and Missouri
slrrct railway eystcms hao been turned over
to brown Bros io be merRS'l th tho othrrs.
NITVV YOltK. James McGce president of
the Nw Yorlt produce exchange w;3 ftmnii
deed Ir bed at his boms Jn North i'lalnfleld
N. J. '
WASHIriaTON.-Oenernl Jlliai entertained
at dlr.nur General Garcia and tho members
of tho Cuban commission and a nuebfr m
ItOSTON-Sargeant Mbr;la McOratb. Hlratu.
killed : irld several wbuSdM whU. ?moTlnB
a mine frpm the burr. removing
y'EW YOltK.-Mrp. Bamutl J. Colgato waa
in led to tho Earl of ijtaffnrri rh5 .?."
countess Is the daughter of tho Into L-aimi
Smith r.f New Orleans anl ji widow of Hmael
t VUlUlW. V IVI1VJ llf
NKW YOBK.-y an accident lu ttie el.
vainr of the United SUte Klra in.uiar
ronipary'i elovan-story builJlng Walter nSS!
dor. Griffin secretary wes Sliioa. t &
Caldwell of' Morrlstonn. N. j. 'v1 '.;..)
aaRrassr " wiss
NEW YQHK. VMyster ous" miy Mmth X.r .1: J" " . as triol In. the
met Joe Walcotti tho. colored Harbadies Son. ri''rlc' "rt yeaterday Only the State's
der at the Lenox Athletic club! after lliht! ovaol:w waa heard nnd the.defendant waa
IdnYnViho wmnen"1"1 th9 referce ie'li"' " actiul " moraine at io o'clock.
LEE ORDERED TO HURRY
His Command CeltlnJ Ready to Leave Sa-
vannah ior Havana.
NO EXPLANATION OF THE SEEMING HASTE
nun riir U In n. DUtrcdSlnalr Flithy
Condition -Cnbfltw. Threaten th
Lire of Itcident Spnhlnnle.
(Special Dlspstch to The PoiO
Wshlhgtco. Deocnubor 6.-lreparatlon
aro going forward viiiioroualy today at tho
army coips under Genwal U for Vlopart-
uro to .Havana from Savanaabi. TOe corps
was expcctol 'to iiavo hcett landed ait Ha
vana hy December 20.
Xn cxTJanaUon Of tho eceming nane
iinu-nvmr. la torthcomlng In splto ot the
known frlgfhltful saialtary conditions now
prevutos at Haj-ana.
Gcnonil Be caj nuthotity has been
gnamltd ior landJae troops at Havana
dMks' ln3tead"of y! iMaf-anao.
Arra.nsWta'havo hcen made however
ftccordlcg io alatbmenU at iho war detxart-
mont for tha oarly embarka'tlloa of six
companies of itCto Tenth infatftry. now at
Huntavtlle AWtattt Quartermaster Gen-
eral ltd eKoled other reglnuots also would
iimbark ifrom Charltsiicn. 3. tt. as soon an
AdVicei recelvdJ In offlolal circles here
frtim United Sta.tefl officials In Havand de-
pict the state' of 'the Oubin capital as
filthy and mnsanttary In n almoait lnoan-otn-ahlo
degree. This l's true especially of
tbo poorer auarter of the-clty and It Is
aooarent that the task of cleaning up the
M'iolo city !a going to be of the llrat mag-
nitude an illustration of tlho conditions
is the fad; quefced that tho death rate per
tt'iv lu itha sununb3 of Guanatiaooa now
cauaU the entire annual death rale.
SimntarilH 'i'ltreateucil li.v InxurjjcutH.
l'urcli'ii.iuil hy AiuerlcmiM.
Havana December 6. The separatist
papoiu conllhue to uubllsli articled In-
sulting the Spanish residents telling the
latter to leave the Island or prepare to
bo hanged. Many Spanish families are
leaving the Interior towns fearing that the
lnyungent forces will take Dossessloa cut
them before tho arrival of tho American
The following towns in the prcvlnco ot
Havana have bjeii -evacuated by the Span-
ish troops and have been occupied by Cu-
ban troops ut the request and under the di
rect supervision of the rasrxMtlvo mayors:
Jibaco Santa .tfruz del Monto Selba de
Arua' San Antonio -de Los Banes Gulrn. do
Melna San Itloh do. Ulanco and San Tabla
and Caslguas on the Isle Ot Pines.
The latest advices from Uolguln cay
there are over 1000 cases of smallpox there
and at Glbara.
Tho line ot ferry boats nlylng between
Havana and RcSla and the railroad ruunlnc
between Ct wuia'r-na.'OP. an 1 Itegln Imvo le-iu
purcliosed by the Anifcricaa syndicate. The
dale Is also fepomoJ of tlio entire block
ot buildings fronting on Central uark nn.l
It is added that a largo American hotel
Is to bo erected.
The famous San Mlguol sulphur baths
and springs at Guanacaro. near .Sagua
havo boen acquired by an Araerlcan syn-
dicate which propose to build a fine hotel
the:l.i and' mako the place a fashionable
Gem-111 1 T.ee'N Seventh CoriiB 3Inkcn
n 3lniriiltlccnt ShoirlnK.
SiTOunah. Ga Dcombor'6. The fare-
well rervlaw of tho Seventh army corps be
fore U3 deoarture for Cuba 'took placo in
Forsythe park 'today. Sixteen thousand
trcOws oasscd !iai nevlew 'bt'foro General
Lee. Bpsldes the Sov'cn'th cor.D3 the Third
Georgi'a roglmen't. ISe'oond Utfited States
artillery and 'two light biliterles from the
Third one from tho Four'th one from the
FJIth and ono from the First Maine artil-
lery ttok cart dn Che' review
Tioon A oif tho First Getorgla cavairy
the famous Jiff Davis icriou of tfio cavalry
formed Genernl Lec"a escort.
THIS VIUST HAIL LAID
.On the IlxlennLnii of tlie finlf Dciiu-
nt and Kimikh.i City.-
KIrbyvllIe. Texas December 6 Tho flrot
rsil was laid and ithe first spike was dTlven
ou the extension of the Gulf Beaumoat
nnd Kansas City railroad on last Saturday
morning. There was n blizzard blowing
frcm tho north all day Saturday but It did
not keep Mr. H. Hanson tho contractor
of ithl3 extension in doors as he and his
lurcrcian Mr. UJacK. nad the track laying
crow out by 7 o'clock to begin their dny'H
liibor. and at 0 In the afternoon they had
Icld and fastened down In good order about
one-halt mllo of track which the noavlaa;
engine h now going over nt intervale
tinny line roaa is being laid with (10-
oound steel rails and nil other of tho dif-
firtnt dopartihonts of construction ore be-
ing flnlrhed in the samo substantial older
. ' ' ' ! .IXJfcll
St. Louis Romibllc.
George DIehl of Fort Worth Texas for-
merly a well known citizen ot St. Louis
and secretary cf tho Interstate Commerce
club here was nt Uho St Nichols yester-
day. Speaking of this State hs said:
"Tho question ot diversified crops is an
absorbing ono In Texas today. Our cotton
crop Is simply enormous. Never was there
so much ofthd staple grown as this year.
If all wwo picked tho crop would ba fully
-1.000000 bales but owing to the low price
of cotton a large amount will be left on
"Farmers everywhere am hnrnminn iiw
to the Bticirn fact' that len cotton nnd moro
of other products must be raised. The ons-r
crop idea is a .Ihlng ot the past. Fortun-
ately. Texas SOU will tmw nlmnnf tv.i..
that Is marketable Financially the Stato"
... .1. a ' 'i V "er "x on? ai! improved
nuthods and the experience of the past
aro brought into play the prosperity of
tho psoplo becomes more and more as-
sured." A. II. Hrno fiat Onllty.
Carmine Texas Depember 8. Very fast
work was' done by tho district court of
Fayette county in tho murder case of Otto
Mcnn. which occurred on the 7th day of
November sad A. M. Broil accused -With
101 A' M Vrou nccucd
tho deed. The caeo was brought beforo
Work of Uvacoutlou
Havana December 6 Gctieral Gonzales
Parrado. iho was presfiUjit of the Span-
'irh rvwnsatioo comroissUm and General
rl1iM9?T1.?UU 200 Spanish troota
railed thU afternaoa for Spain on tbi
Tail fraaUh acldlera today evacutttit
par aMpj p..H
ym. onVaspcolatl? g;a5t3
imnrnroniKnr. . it:r. " (Umhmi.
ties ot cinrtcnaA itcfoi.'iSS'W??
I had Rori.m.1 tn- .i.. ."7 .mITs
was in a bad state. Threi5St!"lf
was covcrci with a anSSintSf9l
so bid I thought UwonMvi.l"
tried all MmeeshattorTld?!
used five butt e at r.tS!2?i E." IN
calces ot COTiotiRA "ioTt " Wi'KM
" "wiiBo wiiton Ave. ft
Brar Cnt TnrTZZ. '. y
hmncrnr w urn rnli.rf iui
. ..... .VJ.Y1.
...r ....... vuiibu niicam
Proposed Meat Insiectlw M
HIS RECENT VISIT' TO THE M
r. . m
jima i'ixiiuieu Uy Jilt M(M1
""-" rti ncnit toA
-v Anu-strike .Bliyr'a
Berlin December 6.-
opene'i the releasing in the '.TOlfi'S
the roval eflsllwlioro tnA i..ii"l-'3
01 tno members of the bund
generals and) other military otflci
were grouped abound the thrnrfiLiiH
of wlhich .the relchttag deDut'lwi 'a
Tho empress 6at in tho -gtiuliajiij)
tho imembers of the dlplonutio cora
pled tho adjoining gallery. Hii'Jaa
. w ... u.i. .ivuii was RoceaiauM
his son3 and by the Pers&itt'prSceVf
Alter .tho centrist leaaht:iinlZs
called for cheers .for his "nMiauS
imperiail ohiucelor Prlseevkwi
handed .the opeeea to the tinA&m
Jk IU 1VUU YUlLfl. 'fl?&
vauc ui uiiu iuui aii3 mannaiud'mu.
anU-s'tTlke measure piovidjiirivJSL
pundsnmeAt of 'loose who inukitdsttdw
strikers but not-lntontrlngUa'tiMtNN
men's rights of coalition. ('$&
utile re was a special passage de?i
tho Inspeciilon 01 meat. oa wikh'3
nis majesty usiu: "La oroer'to;ar
oangeru mvoivea in tae tfaBkx.M
amined mcu.t intend.eJ. tor humtniVi
of home or foreign Origin 'dM'tnij
una general iniriMiuctioa ot s-ErM
lhspeotion for both OllWInM
.!'llirhrr hmlla .InH -nlwit IbVK
sldoped. Tho governincjut's VilL'rtl
;t)ho.6ubedt will I hopijojeujrioiif"
Bmoeior William concluded. Iirii
that It was with deep.crjiotlon'thtijy
visited with the empress 'UK.ipl
deicd Clear to the Whole of Chrlstea
tvt rsnifprlns nf flip Rnvtyir jfltlniltr
anxious desire ot my three precWcfMm'
tho throne of Prussia as to:fmt:li
1 jilato of worship ot the evangclleil!
lessioa. xnac n ivas graniea'W.switi
uli this uesiro and hand pverj;iJ
desmer'r church at Jeraalcnrlto"ttj
Ice of the Lord Is a fresh lasentlH W.
to further employ the power Wit a
by the grace of Goal Id behalf ofiaitrf
aim luuoi&mcntiu iruios oi.v-u
Guided by euch. sentlmenbvltili
heart a special BatlsfacMon to;fU'U
chorlshed wish Of ths German.Ctw
tno acquisiuon 01 property oujiwj8
sacred to them by" hallowed reali
I cherish tho hope that rnyi'st
Turklsli emnire aco tho br.lrlaot;
accorded imfl bv tho sultan and'th
oeonle everywhere will nrove4o b K
manent benellt to German 'pre'lS'!
National Interests ot Germany.'
Hla majesty'is speech was
Count Von Lortherjfcld. the'.W
nl'fttt.lnnlnntlnrv. p.illod for three CbW
tlio jsmtirtiflr. Lrtftr wiilnh EniDerbrlWI
and his sons loft tho hall and taefj
Pioceeilen to the rwcnsiag nupa;.
Lingons took tho chair as senior mi
After tho usual formalities Ot u
tho relcb.'ilns' adtourned unlineto
ConaiderabJo s.urprlse ly expressed
omlEoion from Emperor 'WUWa
sooech of any reference to.the "'&?.
underataindlng with .Great tfntu.v'
Tho evening papers note that t
nnrnr atwilrn tf Ihft I'tar AS Bi CfilfP
and of Emperor Francis Joseph?!
raiuifui ally. . .
They arguo therefore that t;
the foreign policy is unchanged!
the triple ailisinco is still in Ml"1
Tiho preamble of tne army w
"Germany is still menaced la co
nt lin irMiiminhlral nOl(tioai WOl
t .v....- ! ... .... ihplr II.
wailiko preparations." iJ;i
doubt that the czar's manlfosw . ii
11 UUUWUUV) 111 IW40 1 -. . --.
lde Is not contemplated but.diMWJ"
has nowhere occurred and in P;
dltlena It can scarcely uc anwmj
Sceelal attention Is given to tP
tho mescaire concludes that ".'
woll organized array Is the
of 'Deace." . -t.
it is regarded ae certain fni
bill will bo passed by a niw
ragslonnto donates aro.
tha strike bills.
A Farmer FH n;i
Paris Texa-v December '"''
....u -M n...uAVAn nrflirlS. Sft'
a hearty brenkfast fell dead jW
In n chair in front 01 m""i
And sclentlflo treatment. Is'efj
ur. liatnaway ec toi l" TiSa'f
They wish to Impress UPCtfy
fact tnat nil diseases t'.'tiZftm
men should only hoWtdlWJW
so. such dlBMisea are ncoW'5l
K. 7'iiJ 1
I. h C
syphilis nervous debUty.f P
-- v . -
!. .trlnturc unnniunu -;-.llsm;
eaaca ai wumeu LrJit ii
AT . tAWAV C t . -gffi J
fniilliiirWnr vvnlllllinl bl0'-''.rM
No. 2 forwemen; No? :
I for iatarrb rPei'!2lU
tcove niasta y ""vVt".
- ft .!(..( TM l. V''o ''K
a IF" ' '" '"?'r.-s a tfv$ r ; & r
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