Austin Weekly Statesman. (Austin, Tex.), Ed. 1 Thursday, November 11, 1897 Page: 1 of 12
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AUSTIN WEEKXF STATESMAN.
8 m BIG 1
DECIDED IMPROVEMENT RE.
POHTEr FROM ALL OVER THE
YELLOW FEVER BELT.
KUht Deaths-Mobile and Bay St.
Louis Report Four New Cases
Knl.-No New Cases at Moat.
Koraery or Memphis.
wi 9r.K'ans' La- Nov. 7.-Thcre has
1 ZJthK Ut'crw' the number of
yellow fever caws since yesterday and
letLJi v 1'1?r8 aro low I""'intined
against New Orleans and there has been
. general revivnl in iiiiui mm .i
i( -w'W cau'a uld d0111"" toiW 's fol-
-ii ' New cases-U. Rartlott. 1731 French-
rVMuu street; Colosolln. Chartress and
t..?rr'iekB streets; ;m
iWMlpitoUlUK Street- T)r A Tf r'l....i
n 314(1 Annunciation street; Genevieve
Ihivey Magazine street between Julia
I'nvey Magazine Htreet near St. Joseph;
J. M. Cud am 71'ti Market; llenrv La-
rnunme 170 North Viller; Miss Petrie
Deaths Mrs. Philsomono Wild 5242
Tchoupitoulns street; Julia Angell Levee
between Burthe and Adams; John Mor-
gan 118 Grnvier street; 1). Ianorte Ho-
tel.. Dlen; Itoasario Tornabe louro hos-
pital; Guissepiie Tiimalla. Chartross and
Barracks streets; Thomas Trimble ma-
rine hospital; Ilaiuon Koderiquez 515 St.
Total eases yellow fever today. 13;
deaths today '.; total cases of yellow
. fevei to date 1742; total deaths from
yellow fever to date 2M!; total eases
absolutely recovered 940; total cases
imcler treatment 5(Hi.
No New Cases at Montgomery.
Montgomery Ala. Nov 7. There were
. no fever cases here today. There was
one death that of John Dent who died
yesterday too late for the board of health
to report. The board of health views
the situation here with great satisfaction
aad believes the worst is over so far ns
the spreading of the yellow fever is con-
cerned but it does not think it advisable
for citizens who have cone from the city
Y to return. It is too soon yet to definitely
determine what result the recent cold
ell will have on the fever here. As
- in as the bonrd deems it prudent for
e citizens to return it 'will so advise
FOIR NEW AT MOBILE.
Smallest Number Reported Since the
First Week of the Plague.
Mobile Ala. Nov. 7. The number of
new cases continues to ran on ironi
Jast week's big average. The rejsirt to-
day is the most favorable made since
hn tirnt week of the appearance of
fever four new cases no deaths and
New ('-Kate Ilolloman ii3 South
P.rond; Beulnh Ward Scott near Cabal;
W. A. Collier Anne comer Mate; Sam-
uel Abel city hospital.
Total cases to date. .10: total deaths
to date 3D; recoveries to date 2-1; un-
der itieatment 59.
Favorable News From Memphis.
Memphis Tenn. Nov. 7.-No new
cases and one death-Mrs. A. rrloo
111 Florida avenue was the fever
record for today. The president of the
bonrd of health tonight expressed the
opinion that twiunner '
Vt'HUHtlOllL OI Wl il intra of " l '
at an end and that Memphis would soon
lie declared wnony iree nm j
FAMILY SHCIDE IN PARIS.
A Mm Named Dreyfns His American
Wife and Three Daughters
VnrH Nov. 8. A man named Dreyfus
a son bf the Comtess d'lleicurtey and
b.lle?ed to be a cousin of Cap . Dreyfus
the deported artillery officer "Phoned
n nn inland off the const of rrench
fnrmorlv Miss Rebecca
Portadn Abraham an American and .
their three daughters ogeu respective
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....v..i.u mm jauriuu streets: Alms K.
Nuitli. Cnrrolltoti avenue; Charles 1.
1 uritt St Aune nsylura; Mrs. Seninnrar
Curondclct and Villcroi street. .1 v. iiur.
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BAD C. BELJj
! "nd 7 rp.llrs- committed suicide
mis niornlncr ni- 1.U .... .....
:i - : "" "isni. ui i.teir res-
tor S thi Avi'uue M-u- The por-
? L!. hoURU follIld thtir bodies in
tucir apartments early today. They
were ijlug on the ()0r n TOO
bfttCfyo1JlK('st child- n-yfus left a
X ? TJ r.the 'unilH8ary of police of
L-i'. k'S1"01 -cndosinB 400 francs with
which to defray the exiienses of the
funeral of the family. The deceased
husbaud and father was so terribly upset
oy the sentence imposed upon dipt. Drey-
jus that he changed his name to that of
'? believed the suicides were com-
mitted because of the recent losses by
Ureyfus on the bourse.
Mrs. Dreyfus last week made extensive
purchases of furs and clothing for the
children and was getting ready to visit
her sister in London.
rhis seems to show that she had no
inkllllir Of hl'P hliuhniirl'a Intsnlinn .. .
that time and leads friends of the fam
ily to oeiieve that it was only under his
overmastering influence that she nereed
to share his fate. It is not believed the
Capt. Dreyfus affair was an important
mviur iii me suiciues.
1'reytuB left a lonir letter to the Temps
and other letters to various nennlp. in
the letter addressed to the Temps ho
niKiieB xnai suicine is justiunuie urges
that those dlssatislied with lifi
do well to follow his example and says;
it is hetter for the children to iAp
with their parents as their mother has
also elected to commit suicide."
He referred without mentioning
names to a "man responsible for my
sin." But all the letters treat the u a-
son oi me suiciue evasively.
M. DakolT asserts the deceased was
in comfortable circumstances and had
property and an annual Income of about
$2500. M. Dikoff's theory is that the
tragedy resulted from excess of melan-
choly or madness. He says he heard
Dreyfus allude to some recent suicide In
The apartments occupied by the de-
ceased family are richly furnished. In
the dining room the police found the
remnants of an ample repast.
In addition to carrying on his busi-
ness In ten coffee and dried fruits M.
Dreyfus hnd speculated a good deal on
the bourse. He often complained to M.
Dlkoff about his losses and thu latter
says he often remonstrated with Drey-
fus against indulging his despondency.
The method of suicide was by charcoal
ActlnK President of the Austrian
Heichsrath Denounced the
Vienna Nov. 8. On the resumption of
business in the reicbsrath today Herr
Abrahamoviczs. the acting president
stronelv aenouncea the riotous proceed
ings which have marked the sessions of
the house for some time past and ex
pressed the hope that the proceedings
would be of a more decent nature in the
The representatives of the German
people's party the German .progressive
party and the social democratic party
protested against the declaration made
by the minister or hnnnce on Saturday
at a meeting or the hungct committee m
which he pronounced a grave warning
in the danger of a suspension of the con
stitution unless the provisional compro-
mise bill is adopted. The minister after
explaining that the compromise would
already have been finally concluded lmt
for the existing (inferences respecting the
proportionate financial contributions of
the two countries said that he would
deeply deplore the result of the present
political circumstances and compel the
government to enforce a compromise by
other than parliamentary means but he
explained there were circumstances which
were materially stronger than all forms.
After the representatives of these par
ties mentioned had protested against this
declaration they strongly denounced the
threatened suspension of the constitution
The sneakers were vigorously applauded
After a six hour' speech by Herr
Funke the house adjourned until W ednes-
Had an Aodlrnce With the Pope
Home Nov. 8. The pope granted a
lengthy audience today to the archbishop
of St. IjOUis. the most Hov. John K. Jnhn
nnd the archbishop of Montreal the Most
Rev. 1'nu ISanoleon Kurnssl. llis noli
nesB informed the latter that he would
shortly publish an encyclical address to
the Canadian episcopate of Manitoba on
the school question In order to vindicate
the rights of Catholics In that province
to religious teachings.
Rome. Nov. 8. In certain nolitical cir
cles it is believed that the object of the
visit of the Austrian minister for foreign
affairs. Count Goluchowski to the king
of Italy Is to introduce into the dreihnnd
treaty additional clauses to meet the.i" i
ditions created by the Franco-Russian al-
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Actual cost for $5000 Insur-
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Actual cost of $1000 Insur-
ance for 1 year . $1.89
AUSTIN TEXAS THURSDAY NOVEMBER n 1897.
UoPlID 11 fill
MARSHAL BLANCO ISSUES AN EDICT
PARDONING ' ALL ACCUSED
The Admirers of Ills Preollar Style
of Untehery Are Preparing a
Urand Demonstration ia
Havana Nov. 8. S(nor Jose Bruzon
the newly appointed civil governor of the
province of 1 lavimn assumed office today.
At the solicitation of Scr.om V.mn
Quesada widow of Senor Artega Quesa-
da Capt. Gen. Blanco has pardoned her
sun Julio Quesada nephew of Senor
Gonzalo (jresuda of the Cuban junta at
New York. The young man was under
si'iuence oi ueatn.
St veu insurgents were tried liv roup!
murtial iiere nnd lifry-three insurgents
were sent to the penal settlement on the
Ilo of Pines.
Marshal Planco has issued the follow.
ing edict otliciallv descrihed ns "
ing the magnaninioiH sentiments of the
queen regent" nnd the firm determina
tion of the national government:
"I pardon in full all those who hnvo
neon prosecuted .for the crime of rebel
lion. Ufucis prosecuted for common
crimes iud pendent of rebellion such nn
spoliation immorality and the like are
pardoned ns rebels but will be judged for
inner onenses committed by them.
"lhose sullering i-entences imposed
prior to the date of this edict will have
tneir sentences commuted to a certain ex
tent and perhaps in some cases in full
Persons pardoned should appear before
the civil aud military authorities nt their
respective places of residence which they
will designate aud which will be com
municated to me. Should they designate
places of residence outside of the princi-
pal towns they will be advised of the
necessity of residing within the military
zone of cultivation. The militarv au
thorities will be careful not to invade the
jurisdiction of the civil authorities.
Therefore those pardoned can not change
tneir residence witnout obtaining permis-
sion of both civil and military authorities.
TO BOOST THE Bl'TCIIKH.
Wejler's Friends Are Fomenting an
Agitation in. the Cirent I'im-I-fyer's(t)
Madrid. Nov. 8. Lieut. Gen. Weyl-Vs
political backers supported b.v his influ
ential following in the urniv. rc fumimt.
ing nn agitation in his behalf against the
government policy and are preparing fi
give him a reception on his arrival which
win it tney can tirmg it about neutral
l&o the critical attitude of the Sugasta
Senor Romero Robledo who is leading
ime agitation addressed a large meeting
of conservatives today at which several
senators and deputies were present nnd
made a violent attack upon the governing
committee of the conservative partv
whom he charged as being responsible for
me iiiKHoiiiiiot. or me party. lie euh
gized t-iieut. lion. cyler as a military
coimiinimcr ami as a civil administrator
and urged that war is the onlv true noli-
cy in Cuba.
Senor Robledo will CO to Cnrrnnn in
meet uen. weyler on his nrnvnl on the
Monlserrat. Meanwhile he is orenniz.
ing a series of public nicotines to nrotest
against the recall of Weyler the first of
which will be tomorrow and he proposes
a reorganization of the program of the
late Senor Canovns del Castillo as to
uuba and the 1'hilippines.
Weyler Touched at Puerto Rico.
Havana Nov. 8. An official dispat
receica nere rrora i'uerto Kico tn
nounces that the Spanish steamer with
Gen. Weyler which left Havana cn
Sunday last via 1'uerto Rico and whiel
put Into Gibnra province of Santiagi
de Cuba owing to a mishap to her
machinery left I'utirto Rico yesterday
Gen. Lee Talked Guardedly.
New York. Nov. .8. fien. Vitzhn
Lee consul gt-neral of the United States
at Havana will sail for his post of duty
on Wednesday lien. Lee. was reticent
toaay in speaking ot Guban affairs hut
ne rererreu wun sanstactlon to his in
terview with President Mclvinley las
"It was. of course cratlfviair to in "
aniil flan T rci "(a V.h..a . .1 1 . .. i
.....v vji.ui lice vv uu c 4.11V iri1M liflll
tell me that my course as consul cen
ernl met with his approval. He told
me that he had received letters f-oin
representative men of all sections who
expressed their satisfaction of mv i
tention. Of course I can't say what my
instructions are except that I am to
look out for the rights of nil .Mttzenn
As to President McKlnlev's wishes nil
that I can say is that he desires peace."
ASKea as to ine eueet or lien. Ulnno's
apKlntment to succeed Gen. Weyler
Gen. Lee said:
"Of course when a commander Is re.
placed by another in the held It follows
that the new commander is to- use a
new policy. The general would under
stand that even though he received
no special instructions whatever. What
(Jen. Blanco's policy will be however.
1 can not say.
NEWS FROM HAVANA.
Annzatlonlsts Discontinue Their
Meetings lllnnco la III Health
Havana via Key West Nov. 8. Tne
annexationists have received through
the columns or a newspaper of this .'ity
hint that it will be well to abandon
their meetings. The article in nuesllon
conveyed the intimation that the club
wos to be proceeded against as a gam
ming institution under which nretext
it will be possible to cause lis members
a great deal of trouble without wing
to the length of nccusing them of con
spiracy. I he secret meetings have
therefore lieen discontinued.
lien. Bluncos formal reception at the
pnlnee a week ago was a very chilly
affair. Outside of the 0HicI.1I and rep-
resentatives of commercial bodies who
attended there were only thirty iieople
prestnt. (fen. Blanco is said to lie in
poor health and to be constantly In need
of medical attendance and therefore not
likely to lie able to endure the. hnrdshlns
of an energetic campaign against the in-
surgents. . .
Personally Marshal Blanco Is well
liked by the members of alt parties in
cluding the conservatives who owing I
to their wealth generally succeed in
swaying the masses of the people In
Cuba but the autonomists and the con-
servatives are far from being hand in
glove und no matter what the new cni-
tain i favors i he is pretty apt to have the
hostility of the other.
Aid ORDER FROM GOMEZ.
Gen. SanarnlUr Ordered to Report
for Datr Immediately.
Philadelphia Nov. 8.-Thc Press will
print under New York into
n story to the effect that Gen. Julio
oangniiiy me iniban patriot has re-
ceived an order from. Gen. tioni" to
report for duty in the insurgent ranks.
The order vlnccs him in an cmbarasslng
position. sangullly had . become i n
American citmen and when arrested in
Havana two years aeo whs .miv n.u.
ed fiom Morro castle upon pledging his
nuiii uui ii iikiiiu iase up arms ugaliiHt
Spain. Sangullly gave this pledge after
much hesitation. Not long afterwards
(Jen. Gomez ordered him to reiiort for
duty but Secretary Sherman it is said
iiiiuiiut-u emnKuiur. mat it ne :iid go ne
would forfeit his American citizenship.
This last noto from (Joiner gsvs that
if Sangullly does not return to his com-
mand by December he will be reduced
to the ranks and dismissed . without
Sangullly held a commission ns inriior
general In the Insurgent ranks.
Madrid Nov. 8. A cnblegram r ived
here this afternoon from sympathizers
with the insurgents In Cuba suvs that the
latter have captured the towns of Hol-
gnin and Mayence in the province of
Santiago de Culm.
t'OTTOX MARKET AIHIOAD.
Treasurer of the New York Ki.
change Reports the Situation
New York Nov. 8 Walter T. Miller
treasurer of the Cotton Exchange who
returned from Kurope a few days ago
made the following statement today con-
cerning the cotton mnrket abroad:
"I found the general situation with re-
gard to trade and commerce favorable
and by no means unsatisfactory which 1
understand has been the impression in
America for the past month or two. In
England and on the continent jUBt the
contrary was the case. As to the prices
of manufactured goods of course buyers
decline to buy long stocks as long as the
south persists in offering cotton down.
When enough of the cotton 1b ninrketed
to relieve the producer nnd he feels able
to hold some cotton buyers of manufac-
tured goods and traders in cotton proba-
bly will be anxious to invest in both."
TROVRIiE OVER COTTON RATES.
Southwestern Lines Dispute Over
Export Rates via Galveston.
Galveston Tex. Nov. 8. The south-
western lines are in trouble over the ex-
IKirt cotton rate via this port. Hereto-
fore these rate .Jm.ve lieen uniformly
made unon the basis of the lowest emoted
rate secured by the representatives of
the Southwestern Freight bureau nnd
promilgated by the body. Hereafter
until some different agreement can bo
reached the rates will be based njion the
auntatinn furnished by the Southern Pa
cific company wherever such rates are
lower than the bureau quotations.
The Southern Pacific now complains
that the ship agents nt Galveston gave
the bureau's representative one rate and
nuoted the interior shipper a different nnd
lower rate. They do not therefore pur
pose to lie further bound by tne quota-
tions furnished bv the bureau. They will
obtain the rntes themselves nnd advise
other lines what they are. Jf their
rates are lower than those quoted b.v the
hnrenn the Southern Pacifies enmbma
tions will be the rates that will have to
be protected by all lines.
Texas Congressional Party.
Grnnire. Tex.. Nov. 8. (Speclul.)-Scn
ntera Ctiiltnn nnd Mills and Congress
men Cooper nnd Ball arrived here this
morning but owing to stormy weather
laid over here today to make their trip
by the Sabine Pass and the jetties. They
were tendered a reception at the hotel
tonieht. They will leave on the tug
Fannie at C o'clock tomorrow morning
The New Port Arthur Line.
K-nnsns Citv. Nov. 8.-The Kansas
Citv PittshiirtT nnd Gulf Itailroad an
tlmt ttie first steamer on its new
line from Port Arthur Tex. to Mexican
ports will sail from Port Arthur on I
cember 5. The steamer HeHose nnd the
steamer Uto will follow on uceemuer .
DAl'GHTERS OF CONFEDERACY.
Annual Convention Will Hcgln
Baltimore. Md. Nov. O.-The annual
convention oi tne unugnicrn oi me iu-
federacy will begin in Baltimore tomor
row und win pronamy is- in bwhiuh -"
dnvs. The sessions will be held at ix'h-
mnn'a in 11 nnri will lie nrcsidcd over by
the president Mrs. Fitzhugh Ixe of Vir
ginia. J ne association was iormcu mree
years ago and now has 149 chapters in
all the southern nnd some of the northern
states. It is expected that all ot tne ciiap-
tern will he renresented nt the conven
tion. It is thoucht at the convention the
grand division of Virginia will be admit-
ted ns a body. Mrs. M. M. Garnette is
uresident of the era ml division. The of
ficers of the nationnl association are:
Mrs. Fitzhugh Lee. president: Mrs. I).
C. Wright nnd Mrs. Augustine T.
Smythe vice presidents; Mrs. J. P. Hick-
man recording secretnry; Miss Kate Ma
son Itowlnnd corresponding secretnry;
Mrs. J. Jefferson Thomas treasurer.
Kiitghts of Labor Assembly
Louisville jnov. . The general as
sembly of the Knights of Labor was call
ed to order in Hibernian Hall 'Ml West
Market street this morning at 10 o'clock
hr trnnd Mast r J. It Kovereiirn. After
the appointment of committees on creden
tin Is press etc. the meeting adjourned
until the afternoon.
There was nothing done nt the after
noon session. 'ITie meeting was merely
called to order so as to comply with the
rule nnd then immediately adjourned.
The mnster workman wus not ready to
make his appointments nnd as the com
mittee on credentials nnd the committee
on finance were not ready to make any
rciNin mere - was do uuhhickh iu tie at
The convention will get down to hard
A Boy Falls Dead.
Winona. Tex.. Nor. 0. (RoeciaU-Bil-
ie Duke a boy about 16 years of age.
living seven miles southeast of here fell
dead tnst night while out 'possum bunt-
ing. 11 death was supposed to be caused
from heart failure
THERE IS CONSIDERABLE EXCITE
MENT AT EMORY Bl'T NOTHING
SERIOl'S 19 ANTICIPATED.
Man Accused of Two Nameless
t:rimet His Wife's Sisters Belas;
the Victims Parties Seourlns;
the Country for Him. -
Emory Tex. Nov. 0. (Special.) On
account of expecting mob violence
against Moss who in in jail here for al-
leged attempted assault on little Ida
Cain last Sunday morning Sheriff lea
vers wired Governor Culberson for
guards to protect the prisoners. Tha
Greenville Killes thirty-three In num-
ber commanded by Capt. Nichols ar
rived here at 7 o'clock tonight and are
now nt the jail on guard.
The prisoner will be taken to Green-
ille for safe keeping on the morning
train. There is considerable excitement
but at present your correspondent does
not think any attempt will Ih made on
the guards tonight.
Emory Tex. Nov. 10. 1 a. m. (Sne-
cinl.) -Everything quiet here. Kumars of
lynching unfounded. Troops are ample
protection for the prisoner.
EXCITEMENT AT NAVASOTA.
Parties Hunting; for a Man Who
Committed Two Nameless Crimes.
Navasota Tex.. Nov. 0. (Special.)
A man who has been in the insane
asylum three times bt accused of at-
tempting two nameless crimes with his
wife's sisters ns victims.
Parties are scouring the country and
reports regarding hln enpture are con-
Officers are In pursuit nnd it is re-
ported that the sheriff apprehended the
accused and is hiding his prisoner from
The man visited his father-in-law's
house attired in woman's clothes and
after gaining admission attempted to as-
sault a sister-in-law.. In the struggle
a fascinator was pulled from his hind
and he escaped minim his shoes a bun-
dle of woman's clothes and a razor.
Sensational Salt Instituted.
Topekii Kan. Nov. 0. Proceedings
have been instituted in the federal court
for the Scottish-American Investment
company of Ixintlon against the Knnsns
Investment company nnd T. B. Sweet
for !?12.ri(KK. The suit is the outgrowth
of investments aggregating $:i.ri(l000
mnde by the Iiondou company through
the Kansas I mil nnd Trust company in
The petition borders on the sensation-
al for the Scottish Investment compuny
claims it was "defrauded and deceived
in the investments mnde for it by the
Kansas Iian and Trust company." The
claim is that they were duKd out of
the following amounts: Twenty-five hun-
dred dollars worth of Colorado Farm and
Irrigation company's . bonds; $2.r.000
worth of Prowder county land and irri-
gation bonds; ifUTi.OtK) worth of real es-
tate loans. The balance is made up of
chums for rents collected nnd never turn-
ed over sales of land under foreclosure
und other items of similar character.
SENSATIONAL All REST. .
Dr. lingers of Atlanta Charged With
Atlanta Ga. Nov. O.-Dr. Thomas
Edgar lingers a well known physicinn
of Hnrralson county is on trial before
Judge Newman in the United States
court today for counterfeiting. lie is
represented by Hon. Felix txibb of Cnr-
rIr "Rogers was arrested on the 27th
of July 1K05. by ('apt. Forsyth of the
secret service and Deputy Marshal Julius
Johnson of the Internal revenue. In his
house the officers found all the necessary
paraphernalia for the manufacture of the
"queer" in connection with a lot of coun-
terfeit money. Dr. Ilogers stands high
in the community in which he resides nnd
his arrest caused a profound sensation.
STOCK TRAIN WRECKED.
Went Through Bridge Near Fort
Worth Two Trainmen Injured.
Fort Worth Tex. Nov. 0.-(8peclal.)-This
morning at 8 o'clock a stock train
on the Texas and Pacific Hallway con-
sisting of twelve stable caw loaded with
beef cattle for St. Louis met with a
serious accident at a bridge "car Ben-
brook a little station on the Texas and
Pacific- about ten miles west of this city.
The bridge gang had been at work on
the iron bridge a few hundred yard cost
of the station nnd it appears had placed
the danger flag only about train length
distant from the bridge. It being a sharp
down grade at this point the train which
was making good time to give the right
of wny to passenger train No. . was un-
able to come to a halt In tharlimited dis-
tance allowed and the consequence was
that although the engine got partly oyer
the five cars adjoining it. heavily loaded
with cattle went through the brdge and
killed or disabled some seventy or
five head of cattle. The engine. No. 170
in charge of II. Cobb engineer nnd I-.
C Perkins fireman escaped any serious
damage but It left the rails and turned
over on the side and completely demol-
ished the ciib. Perkins the fireman was
badly bruised about the head and face
but not seriously hurt. The head brake-
man. named Dnve England however had
- i. : ...m Ko.llv ernuhon nnn it m rl V
one ui m im.ii.. --.
lie necessary to amputotc the injured
limn. A renei train w uu mt i.....t
up and the men brought In and a wreck-
inir crew was out to work clearing the
' Georgia Railway Case.
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clnim to your patronage. Itcmcmbcr our
motto is to sell as cheap as we an pos.
slbly afford to. As wc sell for cash only
this means a great deal; if you have nut
already ascertained now is the time.
The Cash Hardware Deulers.
N. B. We arc now back In our new
quarters old location.
Ilnilway application for recclverMiip
will take place before Judge Emory
Speer in this city tomorrow. The peti-
tion alleges that the Southern llailwuy
company by its ownership nnd control
of the Central Knilwuy. the Southwest-
ern Ilnilway and the Georgia Southern
nnd Florida Hallway is acting in direct
conflict wjth the constitution of the state
of Georgia which prohibits the control
of one railroad by another for the pur-
pose of stifling competition. The peti-
tioners assert that the control of the com-
peting lined running Into Macon by the
Southern Ilnilway i dangerous to the
commerce of the city.
The petitions ask that the Southern
Ituilway be jicrpetatilly enjoined from
the control of these roads nnd that a re-
ceiver be appointed to take charge of the
stock owned by thn Southern lluilwny
in the competing lines.
Ex-Senator Edmunds of Vermont Is
counsel for the Southern Railway com-
pany. NATIONAL LEAGl'E MEETING.
Boston Officially Declared Cham-
pion SuKKested Changes la
Draft I nc Rules.
rhllpdelphla Tn. Nov. 0. The official
program of the nationnl baseball league
gathering moved rather ' slowly today
but the rumors of deals grew thicker and
thicker as tho day nnd night progressed.
The board of director of the league con-
vened' Nhortly after 12 o'clock and dis-
posed of a few rather unimportant ap-
peals from players who had grievances.
President Young was authorized to es-
tablish an office in the business section
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league business. The Boston club wus
officially awarded the championship of
The national board of arbitration then
got together to disiHise of matters unfin-
ished ut last night's session. The most
important subject before the board wus
the petition of class A leagues for a mod-
ification of the drafting clauses of the
nationnl agreement. The petition as pre-
sented met no opposition und it was de-
cided that its provisions should be rec-
ommended to the national league for
The suggested change in the rules for
drafting which will without doubt be
endorsed by the league provides that
no player can be drafted by the Nationul
Iicugue unless be shall have served nt
least two years in the class A league
from which the draft is desired to ls
mnde. Class A consists of the Eastern
Western and the Atlantic leagues. No
change was asked by the minor leagues
in the drafting price which will there-
fore remain at ffiOO.
The changp in the drafting rule does
not prevent the purchase of any minor
league player by a nationnl league club
through mutual agreement of dubs in-
terested and transfer from minor to
major leagues though pnrcbnse or trades
can at any time be made as heretofore.
An addition to the drafting clause was
also recommended to the league for ap-
Rroval which grants permission to the
atlonal league clubs to lonn a player
to a minor league with the understanding
that the player can be recalled on thirty
The business of the auxiliary bodies
the bonrd of arbitration and tne board
of directors having finally been disposed
of the National Baseball League proper
wns called to order for lt first session
at 9 o'clock tonight with the renresentn-
tive present from nil twelve clubs. The
meeting lasted Mess than an hour and
no business whatever wus transacted.
Adopted Guerilla Tactics.
Simla Nov. 8. Various rcconnoisanres
nnd exiiedltlons from the camp of Gen
Sir William Ixickhart in the Mnidan val-
ley cantured large supplies of provisions
and forage without opposition until they
were returning when tne insurgent
tribesmen adopted their usual guerilla
tactics with the result that the British
forces lost three killed nnd seventeen
wounded. The loss of the enemy was
Royal auks tbs food purs
wboluoBM aaa dtllclsas.
SOYAl. SuriM SOWCfS CO. OIW VOM.
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