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CLOSE OF THE
The Final Speech and Argument,
Iju Captain Lemlu, the
CAREFUL REVIEW OF CASE
The Speech in Main an Analysis of
the Testimony and Ciltlclsm of the
Admiral's Course At the Conclu
sion Captain Lemly States That
Ho Never Believed Admiral Schley
Guilty of Cowardice.
fly lluluitto Wire from 'ihe .Wocl.itcd 1'rtes.
Washington, Nov. 7. After sittings
eoveiing forty days, and with n. i co
ord which, when completed, will rover
nliouL 2,000 pages', thu Schley couit of
liuiulry today at :U . m. ndjouimd
Us Inst public session. To Captain
I.omly. the judge advocate, had liei-rt
assigned the duty of making the clos
ing addti-ss in the case and .soon after
he had closed his speech Adniii-.il
Demey, biingiug his gavel down upon
the big Hat table, said:
"Tlieie being no further bu-lness the
court Is adjourned. "
Ah was the cu'-e yesterd.i, when Mr.
Rayncr spoke, the attendance was
huge. Their- was only one- session
dining the day. u bewail at 2 o'clock
and the entire time was detoud to
Captain Leinly's addies?-. He read his
-pet eh In clear and distinct tone- and
was given lawful attention.
Captain "Lendy un'il do loimality in
beginning his uddrt'-s tthen the court
ton veiled, but Using fiuictly Horn Ids
seat opposite the president of the trib
unal begun to read. Ho s'ald at the
outsit that his plan contemplated 111 ft
a response to ciitlcisin of Admiral
b'chlcy's counsel and thin a piesenta
ilon of the subject on hand on an in
dependent basis. He icqucstcd tr be
torrectud if lie should make any enois
The Sampson Intel view.
Taking- up the e.w with the tisli
"ilony concerning the interview between
Admiral Sampson ami Commodoie
Schley off Key "West befoie the cruise
to Cienluegos, he said:
-cnior miinl 1ms indicated to lli- ivuit cortilu
onldi rations -nliiclt ,-huul.l bo takm into ion
kidcration in glting lelatitc ttciuhts to lliu tc.sti
meny of f'aptulu fhadwiil; and the appliunt
lelitite to the Mihjoit matter of t tic I'liiursation
between Admir.il Sampson and Commodore Sililoy
at Key AVi.il, la l. In tonnmlon ttifli this
ihe lattci's stitrmcnts nbwt lids luittii, nude
.it other times, Mioulrl lip regarded, and pnlnu
larly hi sMUiueut to ttio j-enitc minmltiee on
iiit.il dfl iir- .u id the i-cu-idcratiou tint at tlut
time neither Admuil Simps'in nor oimiiudoic
-elder nui Captain f hiiiunk lint .my notion tlut
i hr- Spanish Mym Mould ;."" to Sintiai.0.
I isk the unit to apply to the applicant is a
v-itnx-s the well Kline n inle, rctcited to ttilli
so ninth (cnoi by the senior loun.cl. tint where
'Wu uitnri(t, ti-tify in reml In the same mailer
uiid one cf tln.ni lcmiiuhiis and the oilier meieb
don nol iinicmbcr the Huim.-tini.cs of the mat
tei. oi Ii" u .a the loiiiirtation, the nidcine
of him who lummhirs must be auepted. If tin-,
be don, then there is lilllo It It cf the ctidcnco
Kiirn licloic this lOint lij the applicant, pJltku
bull upon hib t rn-.- CMiiiin.itiou,
ConniKdoie Ndiloy li,i- tcslihcJ tint he con
mlled foniiiiinloip Iteme at the n.il bu-c, Key
Wrat, Miv J, and it tint time the litter had
imorniUUn as to the inuvenunls of the Spin
imU so had Adiniiil bimn-on on the IM.li.
4nd fni what, tl nut lu ni". t the uiem' Hoot,
was t miimodore Sddey sml to t'ieiilneso.' :"ot
Vfiy-c he epeited lo ilnd than all theie, as
the Older number five and Adiniial Sihlcj'b
eilniun, will cleaily tliov. It 'J simply ex
jrc li .1 that the Spanludn would ouik lor to
each CUnfueK'H Jnil not tlut t In. v" wen- there.
Keterrhit? to Mr. Kayner's stateihent
Mint when tho rcpoit of the Spaniards
Wing at Santiago was eonlli med,
nothing wan done to inform Commo
dore Schley of this until the Hawk
was sent r.u the afternoon of May ill,
Captain Lenity said the Maiblehoad
tas sent at H a, m. of May 21 with
the dispatch number eight.
"It is true," he added, "that tills copy
did not reach Coininodoie Schley until
the -ilh. When Hood, on the Hawk,
was sent on the afternoon of tho 21st
ho can led a memorandum older on
page -Piii uf the appendix; and this
coiillrnis Mr. Hood's testimony that
at this lime Admiral ftiiusgon regard
ed as a practical certainty that the
Spanish siilps wcio at Santiago."
The McCnlla Memorandum,
;',oili of couiifl appear, ho .said, lo
P'ciii lo Ignoio tile veiy inipoitant part
t't ilie McC'alU memorandum. Tho
vl.uter part shows dr-urly Couiniandcr
MeCalla's iiiuiinuulcatliin with thn
iihurgents and their intimate auiualn
antu in the city. Captain Lenily eon
ended that this memorandum wan de
Ivered to Coniniodoro Schley May aj
uid ho uhaigcd tho commodore with
'falluio to attempt dheet comiuiinlca
lion with the insunients after Its
ripeaking of dispatch number Koven,
Ihe "dear Hchley" letter, ho said:
Mr, Ita.wicr .iru-il at Ininlli to hhow that oiJ.r
luiiiler m;vcii a an oidot in lemaln it ( Ipnfne.
p.s. 'J his we do rdk.oliittb B,,,t f v I)ilc
l-rr (iinlcndul ollanU.e, MIrn,U.tindiiii irai
liaie ari,cn (is lo our conltnllon that a iciliin
Mld kliotiM bo "sanllajfi)." ')'ut M,rd, licw
ttr, was nut In any ordtr to (jo lliio ami the
sniii I-, fully irtosnliul a, Unr an ordei to
icmaln at C'ienluefjos. Senior counsel his j,Ui
liow thf aildlllonil tojiv m nimiher huh got
lo ("onimodoru hchlc). We icply that we j.
Jlur it uot to him inu.t iKaily by t,u 0MJi
What did Coninunder liogeiii dclhir h not the
ectond topy of ninnlur teu'ii, time he lestllio,
'o the dcllicri of dl,pjuK8, ami while theic
are iw iapeii anion; Admiral shly'r. toirewnd
yne bialins, (he ncchin? marl, if Iho "nil, the
inciting mark on thu luik of hlln iniminl
;icn, in .Ml, Wells' han.iu rllinc, is admlilidl;
Spe.-iklng of the asseitlon that u hfle
off Clcimiegos Captain MrCallu hud
made no cll'ort in communicate wjtii
tlie Cuban Insurgents, Captain Lem.
'I tin c Is no cildei.ee of the (iuIUcm attdupt
to lemmunlcalc wllli the iusiirsuiU whMi t jp.
tain I'aikir epuU of, llotli of ionn.-el ille .'K-
f CalU't conduit In this instance a a iiiteilou fur
f onimodoru rchlet'4 nukln.' no tftoit to com-
wunlcitv with tho litiuigenU. Hut ttbeu Com-
moilcro .Mi.Calla was tlinr It was limply to lilot!..
ail'1; when fomtiimlori' Stliloy was theie there
win the jiltlillniial question as to the wlicrcahodti
of the SpanlnnU
deferring to the Information given
Commodore Schley by tho scout boats
upon the Commodore's nrrlval orf
Kuntlngo May 2G, Captain Iemly wald
It was leported to him as agreed by
Captain .Slgsbeo nnd the commodore,
that nothing had been seen of the
Spanish ilret. Continuing on this
point ha s-aid:
Spnninnls Weie at Santiago.
Some of the stouts had been off Santiago .since
the 2M nf Miy. Thl? Infornntloii of MKbvo'
then meant that if the Spanish hipndion had
been there In Ihe Hist pine if bid not k'.t.
The itlspatchrs will clearly shew tint there wis
m doubt as the SpinlardH Inline; been ill M'lll
ai:o; tho only doubt that eier e;.Ktcd was to
whether thiy had lift,
It has luen ititiintted by routi'el tint 1ml the
applicant bun ntlierttUc iidtlsul by fip'iln
Sli-slee, or had ho beili In anv way ndti'Jil
olhiiwise, he mii'.hl imt hate tmdirtal,in the
rituwde nioteiiiilitj but both uf thc-P nbVcis
testify Ihat whin lliiv Lame ut with the tlyi.ii;
tcpjidron the utreirado liiotemfiit was already
bc,riin, mid Sii'bee Ins lestltled that the iniKtiorui
prlinipnlly dKined on boanl the llielii wire
not ol tie whereabouts of the spitiMi fleet, but
the rpictlon if (oillmr. The dlspiltli f-ent on
Iho molliini; of 31 ly '-'Till Lonlltms this wllnci!.
Willi a iurpv.e m hcd in the i omuiodorv.'h
mind it U lll.ily that adUc on the put of
Sij-'sbee and W l.-i In ruualn at Siiitiago ito'ihl
now be innsliiKil b conni I in Ihe Mine in inner
in wlilih tluj ipjien- to lino rtffinlnl Ilcnlij.
soil's i iiition to Coiiunoduio Sthley as to the
proMinit ol the 'Jeas; in other words, it inie,lit
now be (oti-lriKil .is an ti'isn nilin; piott'U.
As lo the oiie-ttin of dlohediince of oidi la,
iuniiil Ins piopuli stited lint .1 nicit dial
oiikw would bo ih-obi'.ed dots not coa-tltiite
di-oljiditiu i. Coimuodoie Sfhle.t's conduit is
beine iiutinitd in Ihe lixht of facts, and tot
aluiic in Ihe lieht ot the Mittnunt-. width li"
nndo coneirnlni; hu intention, luunel las
cltid the ihobedlenie of Nelson, but at f'opue
liiinn Nil-oii di-obi.ted ci dels and went on 11."
eii'im. 'I he applh ml'-. di-obuhciKc, if pioid,
will be shown to bo In dchjinir in In mgiiig- him
self into the pii-iuce of the menu.
(Vmn-il Slid Ihe.t fouiid them-ehes bi lug
oblmed lo ntljik the tcstnnin of miny wit
nesses. As t) the.-e v ilne-ses ,hov testlnioti
ha-, been aiiled riilier dltsilly or indirectly, I
du not tlecni it necis-aiy lo tty nns thing in
their belnlf. liny lie all ollkits ol the tury
in good standiii!,', and the mint In-, bad full
opiKirtunity to ob-ine Hit n m inner on the stand.
'Ihe pilii'ipal filnu tint has ben in teniw la'd
agiin-l an:- of them is their joutli, and this
they will ptmtuall outflow. It niav be added
(hat they lanso in jiais belwien :'l and i".
All of them aie Iheiefoie eligible in 'uch qutlill
rations to rlcilioii to thi I nlnd St 1 1 cs. Moic
otcr tint lompue nun for man more thin mor
ably In this u.-pei I with the tulncssc-, called for
the applicant, and tint pruoeioiis hild of the
limlrrirnton. a Mr. Kivner Ins de-iuinled bKU
ten int (.ominander l'otts is !'i .teat of age. end
his trcn moic thin thirty .tears hcrtke.
Captain Lemly lefcired to the Hodg-
.sou incident and to lUyner's statement
that in Anne Arundle county, Mary
land, it was customary lo use the word
"damn" ii-. Admiral Schley had been
leported as u.ing it, as a salutation,
the captain rcinaiking:
"While as staled by .Mr. llaynor, H
may lie the custom in Anne Arundle
county to sn : 'Damn you, good
morning' whin gi feting friends) such
ppicsions are not usually legatded as
good form in letter wilting every
wlirtc." Speaking of the alleged iollnrn,iy on
the ltiooklyn dining the battle Cap
tain Lemly sjld:
As to the lestniom.i upon the point whether
this fuhstanlial e'phuitiou ol mil irks leally oc-
lured, we hate IlodgsouV attom statimeut biioie
this toiirt, hi? i-Litiii cut. in the nil cstic.u -n
bcton (Mpliln Ihidwicl. and bis feteril letters
to tho apiiliinit, in whu.li bo adlirn-, to the
.Militlnntial aicuiac.t of tie ncw-pjper rcpoit s
pi ink d
Speaking of Commodoie Schley's con
duct, Captain Lemly paid:
1'ioni my hnowlidpe of the man, limns ertcd
iirnler Int loinniand on two uui-s, I hate iiotir
bilktrd, imr I do 1 1 urn Horn the etidence, tlut
pcii-ona! tiil-iondiKt- or, lo rail a spido i bpnle,
(nttaiillce was i lnbilcd by ( omniodorp SMilcy
in anv part of hi-, cueir as ooinni imler in ehljf
of the lltliijr qlladroIl, but I Mibuiif Willi ie,vtt
lb it m tin- pis-ase tiom bev WVn lo ( irnfuoos,
ttlilli at the httii- iioi t en lento to the south
ward, without settled dislnuttoii In flu iftroaadc
m jit mi lit, In the letuin to the tlilnlty of Sin
ll.ilto, aril lu the allalr of Miv .11 the i unimodorc
i-Nhibited iiu-tiailiin ts in puipou', Jlid in pu-h,
and tilluio u obej onki,
This .statement was made inward
the close of Captain Lonily'r. remarks.
After adjournment the nn inborn of the
court, Admiral Sehle- and counsel
lingered for a time about the hall In
which they lecently have spent so
much of their time, and thcte veto
many affectionate winds of farewell
spoken. Adinluil Schley as usual was
called upon to receive tho greetings of
a number of ndmliers and a hundred
or nunc people waited tit the door of
the building to hid him adieu,
At the conclusion of Captain Lein
ly'K icniark the com t at !i,l," adjourned
ttitli the Intention of holding no moie
LUKBAN IS WEAKENING,
The rilinino leadet's Piovislons
Consist of Sweet Potatoes Be
lieved He Will Surrender.
By l.Mluaiie Wne fioiu the Associated I'rean.
Carb.ilogn.i. Isduiid of Hainar, Xov. 7.
The few Vlllplnos who aie hiirren
deiltig say that tlie Insurgent leader
Lukhau'.s protlsloim aie uxhausted and
tliat he and his men are living on a
scanty supply of sweet potatoes.
Lultban In being strongly utged to
.surrender. He a wruhoiilnK and it Is
believed ho will Ield by Nov, 10 on
account fif the blockade, making it jm.
possible for him to prouno mote food.
The Insurgents aie dcacilbed an being
In gieiU fear nt the .soidlei.s,
Mrs. Cowlos Loses a Biooch.
Oy i:ilibite Wire from Ihe Associated l'ic
WjjIiIiisIoii, Not T. Mn. William s. Coulu,
wile of ( DiuiiiJiiilu' I owe, of the lat.t, and
l,ei if I'risidua IbuMtill, wai rohhed of oi
l...-t about ten daia ai:o a illamond biooili talucd
at about S.-,IK. It is belli tnl Ihat Ihe Iom i c
(ililid dining Sir- I'owba' luei-.l tlip In ,Nc
i:iii.'land. .uid deleilltiM t i eril lit Us llnou,h
wlili h ,lie p.ttid aie woil.ln on the rate
I Kulu.ite Wie hum The tooclatul I'uij.
Mjklilntuii, .Nov. ".Tlw follonln; fourth-ela-,
I'ciiinihanlj potofflir will be adianced
to the presideiillal (trade Jau, I nct; Jainei
town, Mount Oliver and Vouu;nlllc.
Orator at Founder's Dau Exercises
at the Garnerjie
THEME OP HIS ADDRESS
Subject, "The Obligation of National
Co-operation" The Duties of Good
Citizens DefinedAmerican Co-operation
Necessary for the Preserva
tion of Our Institutions The Evil
of Capitnl nnd Labor Difficulties.
By Ktrlu-ihc Wire from The Associated l'ic-s.
Pittsburg, Nov 7. This being Found
ers' Day at the Carnegie Institute, the
exercises" which have come to be rec
ognized as an annual event of great
Interest not only to the people of
Pittsburg but to thoho of other citio--,
weir held in JItisie Hall this after
noon. Seldom, if over befoie has the
occasion been so interesting and at
tended by so many people. Long
before the hour set for commencing
the exercises the capacity of the hall
wnH strained and the doots had to bo
closed, hairing out at least two thou
sand disappointed people who bad
stood in line for a long time hoping to
gain admission. Asiile fiom the na
tional Interest attaching to the open
ing of the Institute's winter season
of ait and music, tho piesence of for
mer President Grover Cleveland as
orator of the day and of airs. Cleve
land as honor guest served to augment
the deshe of the people to participate
in the exercises. The entrance of Mi p.
Cleveland Into one of the boxes was
the occasion of hearty and prolonged
applause. Hardly had this noise sub
sided when another outburst greeted
the appearance of tho former president
of the stage. The vast audience ic
ceived tlie distinguished guest by tis
ing and giving cxptcsslon to its pio.iF
me by handclapping and -waving of
t'nder tlie guidance of AW X. Tiew.
ptesident of the board of tiusleos), the
exercises of the day were then can led
through. Mr. Cleveland's address
was the first on the programme. lis
delivery uas marked by considerable
applause and the appieciation of the
audience was expressed in close at
tention to the speaker throughout and
in hearty applause when he closed.
Mx Cleveland's Speech.
Mr. Cleveland's subject Mas- "The
Obligation of National Co-opetatlon "
In opening lie said:
When I siebled lo the neisiiishc leipiost ol the
founder ot tho I'arnigie institute and lon-ented
to appeir beio loday and addre-n ton, I vaitcil
a H.-olutioii I ud delibeialcly nude to ilj nil
I could, by lectin; tmh pcrsiiuion, to buns
about my letiitmuit turn Mrtieo .a a speahir
on occa-ion-, like thii. I tound it impa'sihle to
eacipo iho conviction tint soiucihma; had ben
done in thid city by juur founder, which do
niuibliutcd siuli senere-ily and wuh dn-intcieslcd
public -pint lint no Soisl eill.n thould ifii,e
to lespund when failed on lo testify in iccojiii
lion uud appremtion ot his nohle woik.
A most iinprev-iif exbibition is hcio liid befoie
in ot ihe iinmeiioo mliivtimciiln ot patient, p'l
wMu.t woil, and intelligent indutrul ntcim-U.-,
and by theli bide are seen spKndtd etidcnces of
the frro iledicitlon of millions of weilth gained
as .i invnrd ot mieti woik and enteiww.. i, tho
education, His improtcment and the- delation
of the people wilhoiit dhtinction or liieiriniiin.
tion. 'Iho red iinprossiuncs., ut this elilbituu,
liottotcr, eonsitU in the fact Ihat the binds and
bialn and heirt ot one man hue done M-.b-lari-tlally
all tin-, thin demonstrating how Minly in
thi. land of our, Iho fjiealtst nntuiit iucees
Jn business follow.t 7ndii-uy and uottite inte.i
'lion, and at the .same time kiisqestlug tint mkIi
suieess and Iho aeiuiiuilatlon or possi sslon ot .i
iaiRo toilunc create obligations it lientfieuiie
ttlili It oiishl to bo neither for-otlen nol ii(t,'leet
cd. In point of fact tho careu- of Audieiv Car
neslc and whit he !i.n done loi hlm-clf and i,iin
lo ollicid con.stltuto a 1H0.-1 taluihle objict les
(on, lllustiatlnjr all the opporluniiles our louniry
protuscly oiler, the Inilmibillly of well ilheitid
endeatoia iuul the eritnins' of Amciiian good nil.
11 the Aineiiean people are to piv-erto in their
Kieatut Usefulness the adtanlagia of tlnir iuc
instiliillom etny inditidiul, vlulctir may he
Mi stallou or idtuatlon, own s,oinn bolt oi duly
and obMsallon in support of gcoil ciliriinhip
tli'j faitlilul and liouist discharuu of which ion
ftitules in its befct ieuso American 10 opei.itiou.
This liieam "i nsjlpioilly of duty anionp; our ili-en-,
who bate a common ninrlil In nitloiul
MohiiiRS, broad reach and laruo inoush tu in
i lude all tho people of tho land.
Tlie speaker, continuing, said that
success in business partneiship iciiuir
eil cheertul contribution by each worn,
her of hla full share of labor or capital
to the common good and so also lu con
nection with the grand copartnership
of American citizenship, xo member
of tho partnership of American tltinun
shlp can ho truo to his country or his
assistants or can anticipate the best
and most lasting iosuUh of his effoits
for advancement unless lie maintains a
loyal .standing In tho partneiship and
uiiBitidglngly labors for its success,
Evils of Labor Agitation,
The mexst serious: and pcislilent fill tUt uV
luibs co-ojiirallon among our peoplo li fuimd
in the contentions and ipiirreL Ktitien emplot.
cis and the cinplojnl,
I idull not aitcmpt to dUus-i tl.o iliturci't
rluoc.i oi IliU delicate subject. It mull to me,
hoitcter, that it ouslit not to be tlilier dillci.e
oi tiouldctome, and thai it liu only bctn made
to by the distorted ptrspectlto in nhkh it
Hen and by the rrtcutliil Icellns, vthkij bue
grown out of a dUejaui for the re.tulnli oi
Amcrliaii iD-opciatiou. bualy a an onslnal
pioposlllon Iheiu nhould bo no anlai,'oiil,m ,u
this country between labor ami ujillal. On the
contrao, ihcro tlioubi bo ono lo.-o alhauco and
lllendshlp. No Ameiiiau tllUcu bai tur tel by
blrtli I'Ciri ilooiiiid to ,i lib. of labor ami poteilj;
laboi and lapltal tous.li and tulii.-lc m iunt Hilly
amoPif in that Iho lahoicr ot todai U iieieieiult
Ihe iniplojrr of tonioiiow-,
Mhile beilllilul and noinul ctndiiioiu of iu
liuiul pnttienlilii foibld uitj and iintilenilli.
lie-, on tho pail of implo.teil toiards rinplo.tliy
l.iplial, mi also Muh ioinlltloii( iiiusl einphitliullt
foibld tliu uilmliui; illl,liiuj, Ihe Kiiuiy npa
city and supercilious liatnilititicw wlihh too often
chaiailirUei the treatment of Ihe ciuploteil by
capital. I ilnll not, liowetcr, culjiiru upon any
of tho 4peets which the so-tailed labor problnn
puyuits in these, latter da;, and I dolro ill
tlnelly to disclaim any Intuition to nn,'set tvlut
may be the cau,e oi ciu.k of tho dislocation
wlilili nntotlntiilely .so freipieiitly diiuij In the
relit lotehlp of lahor to c.iltj,
It Is aiitllefent for my picsent purpose lo point
out lint there Is niiliigonliil in Iho rclalloiehlp
wheto there should lie n (jriierom unity of pur
pose. In other word, thu ellinllon ilclf protu
tlii I foinewhere there are lueuibcin of our pirt
licrshlp In Aliiciltan ultlrenshlp who net ill tlota
Hon of putiiershlp duly, and I am una Hut I
tcntiire iiolhlns In niaklnp, the nssirtlon tint the
only icmcdy for this situation may bo found in
:i return In tho tjw of American cn-operallon.
'Hits return will not be reached by iiiindng teal
oi lin igluny liijiulis on the pirt of labor nor by
lordl.t and ultHh niioguiiio on the part ot capital.
A liigitiiiing must be undo by conspicuous iam
pits of the recognition of tho dulv mid obllKi
Horn which .'no Ihe conditions upon which the
full etijojincnt of our iiailnmliip adiautJEes tic
t'Ci.d. In concluding Mr. Cleveland nnld:
An example sucli ai I bate mentioned Is seen
in the establishment and cspan.len of the Car
liffile hutiltilc. Prom a rjreat fortune aiqulied
through the use of American opportunity n muni
ficent letuin lias been nude to thos 'intensled
in the fund of our Ameiiiau pirtiicrshlii duty.
Without Hienesllon of inervatlns or lepelllns
chailly, the doors of a fully equipped library are
tin own open, tvheiu all who can find, w-llhout
cojt, ample inciiH of education and information.
A lirwe .uid (onsltully unming inuseuin olTcra
tii'l t.iluable asslslanee lo the student of mlural
hMorv and its allied fituJIl 5. Kthlbltloiis of
piluliiiiis, not eMilled in nuinbci or merit by
any collectiuii in our country, supply free field
ties for iilinini; rnjoyment and for the improtc
meiit and stliniilitloii of .irllstlo ti'te and jiid;
mint, 'llio Intel i of imi!c find .ibiindant oppor
tunity beio lo listen to an ouheslra whoe fame
ci-pnls anv in run- lind. And Ihe end is not jtt,
for It is in tho nlr thai all lids will bo hiipple
luinleil bj a wluml where will be treely tuijint
ninlhiiic lint Is needful In r. tisetul and thrifty
'IhesB thlns5 (onslliiile .i monmiifiil luoie n
durinir (ban lira's. Ihey i ominemonite not only
a disehaiKO of the hiu'hcit duty, tint point the
war to a licit inn of null unification of Amcriojii
mdeatoi- as must detilop the nio-t patrlotlfm.
Those who lote their country cannot do cHvr-tu-o
thin ffiiintly hope that the etnnple heie
isliibitcil liny not only incite others lo do like
wise, but in i.v aiioinplinb Us Miaie towards dia
pelllnir mi roneeplion, dii-ltikt and siispifinn on
(he pirt of any within its immediate influence
who bate allowed thtiiuehes to repaid jfieat
Wialth as inititibly an unwholesome elunent m
eur bod; poll lie.
CONVICTS ESCAPE PROM
One Man Killed, Three Dangerously
Wounded and Twenty-five Des-
peiate Prisoners at large.
By nxcliisite Wire fioin In? Associated Prets.
Lc.ivcnwoi th, Kan., Xov. 7. Ono
man was kilhd, three others seriously
wounded and twenty six despeiate
convicts are at large, as a result ot a
mutiny late this attmuoon at the site
of the netv United States prison, two
miles southeast of '.ere, when; four
bundled ptlsoneis from tho Federal
ptlson, in charge of thirty armed
guuids tteie at ttotk.
Governor Stone's Official Recognition
of the Holiday.
IS.v i:ilusitr- Wire Horn 'the Associated Pics'.
Ilartlshurg, Xov. 7. Uoternor Miotic;
issued tlie following Thanksgiving
lu roniormity with a nt-loni Ion? pict ailing
and follotting the prod mi ition of the president
of the I uited States, who has act apirl a diy
oi piai.-e and llianks;itilig to Almighty
(!cil In the maniiold ble-ssirgs with which the
past tear has Ivui clowned, I, William A. .Stone,
KOicinor of the lonimonwcalth of Penrc-tltania,
do henhy mine 'I linrsd ij', .Nov. 2', js .i iliy of
thanL-o'ltm and piajcr.
The llrct thankaRit ing of the new- century brings
with It ab md nit reasons for gratitude to the
(.'Iter cf All flood, notwithstandini; the fact that
the nation lests under a dirk doud of liere-ite-incur.
Wo deplore the deith of tlut meat and
good man, William MiKlnley. ills cruel assassin
ation has .shoe kid tho people of this toantry.
It is tame-tit hoped tliat wl.o laws will be pissed
tl. i wMl pretent nlmilir cil.uultlcs.
Wliilo we mourn the los which has fallui upon
in, we hate countle-s reasons for rendering bin
n., tinnks Our field. Into ben irowned with
ab imlaui lumots Wo lino been blefsed with
Sii it prospeiity. Wo lute been nee from pp-sti-lence.
Thciu has been iwaeo witbin our bordcri,.
I'or the tranquility and plenty with which we
hate bun blessed I lieribv call upon the people
of the louimonwealth to cease their ordinary ato
iilloiij and to a.seinblc in their lespectiie places
of worship on the day n.umd, there to lender
dot out thaiikn to Alinlzlitv Hod for liis unspeak
able f;oodiief$, and to buppllcate a continuation of
His fat or,
flit en undei my hind and the si (at seal of the
itato at the rity of Ilarrijburs, Ibis, beuntli day
ot Nouuiber in the .tear ot Our Lord one thous
and nine liundiid uud one, and of the common
wealth tho ono hundred and tw-mli-.shth.
(Signed) Willi mi A. stone.
Ity the dntunoi-,
V. W. firiet,
Secictary of the Commonwealth,
NO PROGRESS IN
MISS STONE'S CASE
Negotiations for Her Bescue Seem
to Have Been Suspended front
the Bulgarian Side.
By i'vluiite Wire from 'ihe Associated I'ftii.
Constantinople, Xov. 7. No pioKres-'S
was reported today in connection witli
tho icfcuo of Miss Stone. On tho con
trary It appears Hint the negotiations
have been temporarily (suspended from
tho Thilfi.ti Ian iddft An clforl will he
liinde to lesiunu tlieiu thmuRh Halonlca,
Hpencer I-Mdy, heeretary or (lie Uni
ted States letratlon h having' frequent
Jutei views witli rtlr Nicholas O'Connor,
tho DrltlMi ainbassador, with a view
to a lesuinptlon and jiroposes to bo to
Tlieiapl.i for a few day.s In order to
ho lu dose toin.li with tiic ambassador.
STATE VOTE TOTALS.
Chester Still Missing- fiom tho List
Ill llnihwlie Wire from 'I he AitocUtcd i'rei.
I'liiladelphla, Xov, ". Olllcial llsure.s
from many iouiUIch In tho state and
pinclically eoinplcto fliues fioni tho
tountlet. wheru tho ulllflnl count hut,
not yet been lliilblied and with Cltchtcr
county inlfrbliiK, sliotv tlie follotving
.State tuMHUHH' llaiils, Itep.. IJS,013:
Corav, Fusion, 378,853, For Stipicnie
couit justice Potter, itep,, 4215,520;
VeiUes, l-'uslon, 879,821.
Trouble Ahead in the Selection ol a
SiiGG886or to the Late LI
STATESMAN'S LAST HOUR
His Vitality Slowly Ebbed and the
End Was Quiet The Remains Best
In tho Teakwood Coffin Tliat Ac
companied Li Around the World.
No Sign of Mourning in the City
of Pekin Minister Conger Tenders
President Ttoosevelt's Hegrets.
By llmlusite Wire from Thn Auoi iated Pre.
Pekin, Xov. 7. The end of T.i Huiicf
Chans was quiet. JUh ltallly slowly
ebbed. For a thno he lost coiimcIouh
no.is; but ho showed Kreat tenacity, ral
lied at midnlRbt, became semi-con-scIouh,
partook of iioui'llinicnt and ap
peared to recognize bis relatives.
The foielRii doctors left him early
yesterday, sayinjr that notlilny more
could be done. His personal physician,
Dr. Watt, then took charge. The con
troversy between tlie foieign and the
Chinese doctois had no elfect on the
patient, because be was already be
yond hope of recovery.
The flames of the piocesslon of paper
clllsles. chairs and horses burned in the
couit yard of the yanien to carry his
spirit to heaven, told the crowd of olll
cials who were gathered in tho nar
row street outside tlie yamen that the
end bad come. Soon afterward n pio
cession appeared bearing a costly cof
fin of teakwood. beautifully lacquered.
This coflin Li Hung Chang took on hi?
trip around tlie world and he brought it
from Canton when he came to Pekin to
settle the Boxer trouble. Since that
time it had been kept in a temple here.
The body will be placed in the roflhi
tomorrow morning with the customary
rites. On Sunday there will be a cere
monial corresponding to a lying-tn-state
and all the Chinese omcials will pay
their respects. A separate day will be
designated for the minister of the
The interment will be at the birth
place of tho deceased statesman, a lit
tle village in the province of An-Hui.
A memorial was telegraphed to the
court anonuncing bis death and a cir
cular letter sent to the ministers of the
powers, ft is expected tliat when Ihe
court tcccived the news an edict was
issued bestowing posthumous honor
upon tho deceased and probably :id
vam ing him to the rank of a marquis,
which title will descend to his eldest
Messages of Sympathy.
The ministers of tlie powers are per
sonally sending messages of sympathy.
The fast letter iceeived at tlie Chinese
foreign oilice came this morning lroni
Mr. Conger, the United States minister,
saying that Secietnry Hay had in
structed him to tender the regrets of
Piesident Jtoosevelt and the United
Statos government at the death of the
The Chinese ofbeials were unulilc to
obtain communication witli Piineo
Ching today. The governor of Pekin,
the ptovincial treasurer and the gen
erals commanding the Chinese troops
have sent a joint telegram to various
points recommending Prince Ching to
proceed and join the court in order to
present to the court the facts of the
situation in Pekin before leturning to
There aie mi signs of mourning in
tlie city although tiio populace is con
siderably excited. The ministeis of tho
potters consider Yuan Shi Kai the
strongest man in China after LI Hung
Chang and they think Ids presence
here would have a good Inlluence on the
court; but they tear the results of re
moving him from the province of
Shan Tung, the most turbulent prov
ince in tlie empire and tlie seat of the
Yuan Slit Kill has controlled tho
province with an Iron hand. Tho situa
tion there is particularly delicate on
account of tho friction with tho Oer
nians; and the substitution of a man
tt Itli less tact would doubtless mean
uprisings and a conflict between the
Chinese and Gcimans.
Tho death of LI Uung Chans U
doubly icgrotted because ho was the
only Influential Chluuiuun who could
deal with foreign governments with
an appreciation ot' the foreign point of
view. Olueials attached to Karl Li'.s
househoM infiii inert the correspondent
of the Associated Press today that the
Kusslan mInlHtcr, M, Paul Lessar,
called eaily lu thn Morning and
strenuously endeavuted to havo the
seal of LI Hung Chang attached to the
Mauchui iuu convention before lie died.
It is Imposslblo to verify this slaln
MPiit from other than Chinese miuivc-s.
MINISTER WU RECEIVES
NO OFFICIAL NOTICE
Washington, Nov. 7. Minister Wu
'ling-tuns has not yet been lufoinicfi
by bis government 'C Iho death of Li
Hung Chang, and wiillo crediting, of
course, tlie Information convoyed by
Minister Conger to tlie stato depail
nieiil lie liu cabled to Pekin foi con
tinuation of tlie news beforo taking any
action on the subject at Washington.
'China Inis buffered n un at loss bv
the death of LI Hung Chang," said
Minister Wu today, "and 'the position
he held In Chinese nlfuirs will bo a
most dillleult one foi China to till. He
was a gic.it man. He ttas also a good
man and practically devoted hit. lliu
to the bettcimem of tho cmplie and to
h'eeietary Hay scut tot Mr. Jiockhlll
this afternoon and had a long tajk
with him over the Chinese situutlon
as affected by the death of LI Htuig
Chang. Mr. ltocklilii bavins just re-
tinned from Pekin, Is belter posted
perhaps than tiny perron connected
with the Blnlc department now In
Washington as to the situation. The
ofllclals- do not apprehend any consid
erable disturbance In China. A new
viceroy will bo chosen. The names
most prominently mentioned as possi
ble successors of Karl LI, nro Yuan Shi
Kai, tho present governor of Shantung,
ami Prince filing hlmseir, who has
been associated with LI Hung Chang
as one of the two Chinese plenipoten
tiaries. Neither of the two meat
southern viceroyf, those of Nankin and
Hankow, could be hnlurei to relinquish
their posts, oven to t.ccerit the vice
royalty of Chl-Ll novt to the throne.
It is a source of anxiety heie that
some person of leactlonary tendency
may be appointed to tilt Li's place.
Tliat would be a more serious matter
than almost any other appointment In
view of the fact that the viceroy of Chl
Ll necessarily will come Into frequent
and close contact with the legation's
guards and tho military commanders
left by the powers to connect with the
"Cd. Mr. Wti was n protege of LI Hung
Chang. His liicnds here fear that In
tho death of his protector and patron
lie has been exposed to the attacks of
tlie many enemies in tlie Chinese court
which his liberal policies have created.
Minister Wu for some time was Karl
Li's lgal advisor in foreign affairs
and superintended while acting in
that capacity the consti notion of the
Upon tho receipt of tlie ofllcial con
firmation of tlie death of IA Hung
Chang from Pekin tlie Chinese stand
ard floating over the legation in "Wash
ington will be half masted and there
will be other observances incident to
such an event.
IS A DEFAULTER
By Written Confession, Charles D.
Thompson, of Knights of the
Maccabees Absorbed $57,000.
By Utdiiiite Who from The Associated PreiJ.
Port Huron, Mich.. Nov. 7. Uy his
own written confession, Chailcs D.
Thompson, supienio finance keeper of
the Supremo tent. Knights of the Mac
cabees, and a prominent vessel and tug
man of this city, Is a defaulter in the
sum of $37,000. Mr. Thompson, how
ever, Mas heavily bonded in the Na
tional Surety company, of New York,
nnd the Fidelity and Deposit company,
of Baltimore, and the order, therefore,
is protected from loss, Thompson
made no effort to escape after his de
falcation was discovered. He Is now at
his home awaiting the action of tho
bonding companies. His embezzlement
Is confirmed in n letter to Supreme
Commander D. P. Markey.
The first intimation of the shortage
came last Tuesday afternoon. Supreme
Commander Markey and Supreme Rec
ord Keeper George J. Sigle w etc' check
ing over the finance keeper's books.
An en or was discovered and they call
ed Thompson's attention to it. He said
that he would take tho books and
papers home with him that night and
look it up. Wednesday morning he
came to Supieme Commander Markey's
office and conlided that his accounts
were sltort "?57,000. He then ami theie
signed a written conllrniation of tho
enibe.lement. An examination of the
books follow ed and the shortage was
disclosed. Supremo Commander Mar
key this afternoon gave out a state
ment in regatd to it, as follows:
fl.-iikv. II. Thompson lias heen Miprcmc fiiuni-e
koinrr of the biuncme Tent .since it tas oiK.inlcd
in September, lss.1, and has I, indlcd and di-lmivd
more than sr,000,iw0 duiinj; tint time and until
his dr:ali. tl Ion no thought m cir been cntir
taincd sgainst his integrity and his liitutal on
his put ttlll he Keenly folt by tho membership.
The supreme Tent l.cepj on deposit lirsc amounts
of money In bidim; bmhs in ntcral lonimeieiil
ecidiiv, on v Iiis.lt aiianls, aie iluttn for tho
patment of tlcbl claims, but all collntions arc
inidc through tho C'oimnerenl bints, of f'oit
Union, and it is a pait of tin duties of the
r.upicme flmncc feopcr to transfer irom time to
time Horn thn Comnurciil Iuul. to tlioe oihir
d.po-ltniics money for the people, helping the
lecoiint Rood at null hinl.s, and the inoiuy thut
ua used In lids case by .We. Thompson was on
a dr.nt (raiisterrlus liom tho Cuiiiinerilil bank
t the 1'iut National bank of New Yoil,. If r
'Ihoinpaon'j bhoiliuo Is V'7,000, but no lo.s will
In luciniid by tho Supiome Tent, us ettiy finan
i Inl olfkcr of the .iKHniation, including Mr.
Thoiiip.,ou. is boi'ilcil in suiety companies, and
iho Isiiul KM by tho order as peiurliy tor Mr.
Thompson' intimity '' teiv muili Bieitir th-n
Iho sltoitairp. liul the fnt tint no i.cunli:y
lo-B is Mistainrsl dues nut relleto fiom lecut
the immbirthlp of lliu association, who lute been
up lo the piisuit time able lo oiv that no oftker
In the association Ins eter mitjppropi iated i
hlnstlo dollars vorlli inlrnstcd to his eare. 'Iho
bond roinpiulis lute been nolllK-d ot Mi. 'Ihonip.
i.on'.s iK'lfaiatlon, and the, Suptenic Tent ttlll look
to llicm to inilti! good Iho uniutint Per dins -in
adjustment ttlili the bond companln (heie t.ill
be ni delat in tho pjji.icut if death clilm, as
tho older Ins on deposit in ciIi on tho lltsc diy
nf this month lu IN taiious (lipfettmiti lhroui.ii'
nut the I'nilid States a little moie than hilf a
million dullatf, be.idos liaiins bonds amountii'B
to moio than VM-'V'W.
The companies on Mr. Thompson's
bond wcio iKJtllied of the shortage to
day and u'piesontatlvu.-i of each are
now mi Ihelr way t" Port Huron.
Thompson Is at his home- awaiting
thitlr aniv.il and tvhatowr action thoy
may take, lie is not under urrest but
s.iy that lie expects to ho arrested
and prosecuted and Is piepari'd to pay
the penalty of his luvaoh of liust.
The heavy loss nUHlilllied by tho
Thompson Towing eV Wrecking Co, of
this diy, of "Willi h Thompson is a
member on lib Mc tuner Harlem, which
Ihey raised fiom Hie bottom of Lako
Superior, lrt upouslblo for the defal
cation. Tlioir.Pniiu said ihlis afternoon
that he inert tho Minds of the onler in
this fnU'ipiIno which proved wry tin
ptotltabli' n the expense of lalsluug
ami lelHtliifi" the uaft was so gietii
that she had to bo sold tit a los, it is
said, oi 575 1 On Instead of a proiit,
Child Dies fiom Plague,
fly F.xil isltc Wire fiom 'Ihe .Wodated 1'icji.
I.iteipool, Nov. ". V T-jiar-ohl ihild Kiifentc
irriil Iho bubolih I'lasrm , v.io was l.olalul a
follnisht ajo, itled today. Tlie nlhei 'ilin.j
ini.lei liutincut liere aie out nf iljnrr, "
O'Brien Defeats Scales.
Ity i;.iudtc Wiie fiou'llie As.oiiatcl I'imi,
I.iierpool, Not. 7 At the l.lurpwl tM.
nastlo club loulsht iu a hosiin; contnt for a pilm
of Its) pounds, Jack Oililui, ot Philadelphia, U'H
Jjit H'alvi, ol London, in the lirst icuud.
Admiral Galllard's Occupation ol
Mitulene Has nlreadu Brought
CONCESSIONS OF FORTE
Authority Is Granted France to Re
build or Repair Sixteen Churches,
Convents and Other Institutions
Situated in Different Villages No
International Complications Ai
Anticipated at Presont An Excel
lent Impression Created hy ths
Response of the United States.
By Exclusive Wire from 'Ihe AssoeUteil Pren.
Constantinople, Nov. 7. The porta
has yielded still further to the Frcnelj
demands and has notified M. Baptt,
councillor of the French embassy, that
authority Is granted France to rebuild
or repair sixteen churches, convents
and other Institutions situated In dlt
Palis, Nov. 7. A. dispatch front jd
mlraf Calilard tuts received this even
ing, announcing that he landed m.i
lines on the Island or MItylcne this
morning and occupied the ciisionis at
Mldilll without resistance.
The French government has received
satisfactory replies from all the pow
eis, without exception, to its tmtc ex
plaining the measures taken against
Turkey. An excellent Impression Jut 9
been crcaited In olllcial circles by thn
tone of tho lesponso of tho United
Stats, which Is couched In tho most
Official adviucs received here say tho
Turkish authorities have cut tho tele
graph line between Mityleno and Con
stantinople. Thus .Admiral C'aillaid
was unable to communicate directly
with M. Bapst, councillor of the French!
legation at Constantinople, and .tai
obliged to file all dispatches at ths
island of Syra.
Tlie French government fairly sat
islled witli the progress already
achieved in tho dispute by the naval
demonsliation. Tlie sulta.ii has prom
ised to settle all monetary rlaims and
has offered guarantees wide It fall little
sltort of llioso demanded. France,
however, will insist on full guarantee
and also on the suttender of Turkey
iu the nmttfr of treaty rights, before
No international complications are
anticipated, lu view of the potters' re
sponse to Franco's note, and no tioubls
ia expected on the island itself.
WATER PIPE BREAKS.
A 30-inch Main Floods a Rapid
Dy i:clusitc Who liom The Aiioeiated Vtcts.
New York, Nov. 7. A CG-lnch watf-r
main that supplies the high pressure
service for Columbia, and "Washington
Heights, broke today and sent .1. Hood
of bttltilng water down the hill lntr
tho excavation for the rapid transit
tunnel. Tho break occurred at Uroad
way and Ono Hundred and Thirty-third
streets and was caused by :t blast in a.
nearby tiemii. The water ipiickly
filled tin; ironeli and s-ent the laboieis
at work iu it scurrying to higher
ground. Tho Hood in Its rush down
IUU niado washouts- ten feet deep lu
the streets. Ses.cr.il tennis were caught
iu tiie stream, and the drivers had to
jump for safety.
At One Hundred and Twenty-ninth
ftreet part of tho Hood was diverted
into a shaft of the lapid transit tunnel
nnd tho laboii'i-s wer' quickly driven
out. Ucfore tho it titer was shut off
nt the pumping station, damage that
will reach many thousands of doUam
was done- to tho streets and tunnels.
Student Commits Suicide.
By Enclujlte Wire from Tne Assoi iated Prex.
South Ilcnd, bid., Nov. 7. Pi tec Mjlbun, of
C'littl.nd, a N'otiu Dime student, in a tight oter
on lujuiy sustained by a fiitml ttilli whom b
had been u-rt&lllni;, shot lilrm-ilf tlirwuKh tho head
tonight mid died Instantly. AJiIioiikIi 5Iitii
thoiuhl thu luiury tn Ids ft lend uas lata), it it
stilid the I iller was not eiiou.ly lunt.
Steamship Arrivals. i
Hy J,i luslifi W Iru from 'I ho A',oci ittd l'iej.
Nut" Vorl., Nov, 7 Allited: .sailed: Sicnn
rr Vuuuslo thlniia, lliiuhiiri; til I'ljinoulli and
f'huhoiui.-; Lu (I.u.-isue, llivte. iiieiisluwii -sdleil;
Mi iuu r Teutonic, New Yoil., Routli
amptor-Sailed: fsteainii- Willulm IKT (iio's,
(trom Piemen), New toil, th Clii'ibuurfr. II 'b
terdjiu sillul. Miamor -statciidaui, N'etv York
II) l.tiliLsite Wlro (rem The Associattd I'imi
Ilii'ilslmir, Nov. 7- cliartir 'ttai lM.ucd Ij
dm stale dipailiucnt todiy 10 the Mo.sj DUtllKri
loiupiiit, Soulli Iuntllii.-ilou tottliihlp, Wu-tlllii'
l.ihl i.iiiilit ijiiuI. S'O.W.
Local dill fu' Nuiuilher 7, JOOll
ilit,lie;i timpi latino ,,,.,,....,....... 51 dijjrjea
!.... -t tcmpcratuiu ,,, ,.,,,,., ,,.,,,. "t ilogrces
n a, in ,.,.. FS per tint,
S p. in ,i, 3J pel cint,
I'ruipitattoii, -I luiiiM ended 8 p, W-, none.
tsysr -f-f -f".-sr .-si
X WEATHER FORECAST,
-f Wa-shlnptpn, Xov, 7. J-'orccut ter Kid-
-f cm l'euiLs,'r.anU: I'alr l-'ridai ; i older In -
-f northern portion. Baturday, nil lmk s4
ttectirly ttlmU j
. . 1 t..-f .t..."i.t.'."f..cf..-t:.i.i:st