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hav bn received and for low prtoto
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KALSTON HEALTH POODS In great varied
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-AROMATIC SI'ICES gnarantet'l the finest .
1 TILLMAISN'S iUKB EXTKACTS.'
CHASE SAXBORX'S COrrEES are'in-1
. rlilofl.; Together with a host of other
Prisoner Weeps Bitterly Upon Hearing The
Cruel Yer diet.
But His Friends Are Determined to Have a ftevfcton--Dramatlc
Scenes In the Ootrrt Room
And on the . Streets.
ItENNE. Sept. 9-Th. expected h
happened. Dreyfu baa been con
demnod, bul though, a majority of those
In th. courtrxim this afternoon fully
expected the verdict. they wire com
pletely stupefied when It ui given and
tin .lki.ee which prevailed In the room
and tho way men turned pale and
...,,. .h-.r i.r...,h . n...r. lint.re.-'
lv than any oih.T manifestation that
could hav. been.
Ma lire li-niiirv sank back In his
1 chair and the tewrs trickled down his
rhi-eks and MiUtre Laborl turned white
sa a shi-et. kll! all around the court
' men looked tit eoch other in llenc
,The only seunl to be h.-nrd the
lruU1" ,if ,h p",wr fr"m tb r"m'
!ers' tenth as each pres rj.reeWa-
Itlve triej to be the tlritt t send "the
As Ibe audience left the courtroom,
fully 40 or IS men wew crying openly
and a tnajorlty of those prwent walked
quietly down the street for mote than
a tilovk without sieklnc a word. It
wns like a funeral procession. Mean
while, a tragedy was kelng ecled In
' little room off the rtmrtroom, where
Treyfus ll.tened to the reading of the
verdict. He had been told Ihe result
hy hi Inwyer and hsd wept bitterly.
but when In the presence nf the otll-
cal of the courtmartial he mnened Im-
vely to the sentence.
His wife, who was waiting In torture
and suspense at htv housn. bore the
news bravely, and when visiting her
husband this afternoon showed the on-
looker, who were In the streets no
sign of her suffering as vshe walked
from her carriage to the .riison.
Maltre Dreyfu -visited his brother
after the verdlrt hud bevn rendered.
He found him ptrteetly culm and wlth-
j out any msnlf.wtallon of surprise at
, the flndlag of tne court. "The prisoner
'simply shrugged fcls shoulders, utter
ing an expressive "bah." And adding, as
I he embraced hi brother. ns the latter
jwa preparing o leave, "console my
The general belief Is that Dreyfu will
be pardoned, bwt this will not satisfy
! his frlonds, w vehemently declare
j that they will rttfose to accept the ver
diet and will continue to battle until
j the Judgment la reversed. Th verdict,
they say, Is dlwrted more against tne
Jews than agalnrt Dreyfus, and If It Is
allowed to stand It will aiake their ex
istence in France Impossible.
M. Loborl and M. DemotiKe took the
mWnlght train for Tarts. Jlv Demange
and M. Labort will tonurow sign an
application for a revision .of the case,
The Electric Doctor
Styner Theraputic Co.,
Of r-OHTLAJJP, ORE.,
lis, a new iTM.m of tre.lmeiU tor
OP MEN AXD WOMEN.
Can be eared . . .
Styner, The Electric Doctor,
Main Btreet Hons I")0 nth Street.
Advice and Electrietil Pisonse
Hours Iron 10 lo 4 om1 7 to 8 dully.
although there la no hot that the ver
llct will be reversed. Doth are much
The antl-Revlslonlst paper contin
ued to laaue editions suppressing the
fa-t that Ijroyfu. was condemned to
only 10 year' detention.
8CKNK OK, EXCITEMENT,
Antl.Jelsh Cry Ralaed. and Le Dame
tllanche Urossly Insulted
llKNNES. Sept. (.Scenes of great
hxWtement occurred at tlenne tonight.
The antl-Dreyfusards broke loose and
surted a demonstration which, but for
prompt and vigorous measure by th
police, would bav undoubtedly de
veloped Into serious disorders.
The first sign at trouble manifested
Itself Immediately fter the verdict be
came known. Tne streets leading to
the Lycee were at that time filled with
crowds of people awaiting news from
the courtroom. The announcement of
the prisoner's condemnation was gree
able to a majority of these, and cheers
and crle of "vUve l'armee" were raised.
the gen d'amies and troops looking
on without any aXWmpt at Interference.
The terrace da front ot ths CaXe di la
Palx. the leading tafe la Ronavs, was
filled with .people taking thetr after
noon drink and apperlents.
when the verdict of the -court was
announced, the customers ruse to their
feet and donionded that the string band
that plays on the terrace should give
the Uurswdlulse. The band struck up
the air and the crowds both Inside and
outside Joined In the national song.
Two men, notorious anti-Dreyfusards,
entered the hotel Moderne, which Is
the, Drayfusard center, passed to the
winter jrarden, and sat down. At an
djuliilttg table sat "La Dame Blanche'
with her coniDanlon. wnlle at other
tables were seated Mm. Bernard, Lai
are and Gorxlnettl, with other Dreyfus-
arda Tko two new coreem at once be
gan to make offensive remarks about
Dreyfus and the Jew generally. One
at them, .turning to "La Dsaue Blanche'
"Oh. 'these dirty Jew; these dirty
La Dame Blanche repltett, telling hlra
not to address her. The men, however,
erststed and added personal Insults,
whore uv on "La Dame Blanche" be
came greatly excited and railed them
cads toslnsult w woman. The men re
torted offensively and In a moment
"La Dame Blanche" snatched the menu
card In a heavy frame and threw- It
at the head of her Insulter, narrowly
mliulng him. The other diners, seeing
trouble, rose enmasse and threatened
to throw the men out of the garden
In an Instant tho place became a per
fect babel, everyone shouting at the
top of his .voice, calling the men cow
ards and "canaille." The ladles present
hastily withdrew, Mme Laxare being
carried away In a fainting condition.
This, however, was but the beginning.
The men proceeded to the place of
the Cafe de la Palx, which was now
crammed with antl-Dreyfusards. and
there gave their own version of the
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In abundance and of all veri
The most complete selection In
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Prompt delivery to
nil parts of the city
and outside points.
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row and In a few momenta an antl- Dreyfus would be convicted. They did
Dryfusard demonstration was In thl even after having read M. De
full swing. The people ilttlnr at the maflge'i aoqerb speech Iri bhalf of hi
tables roM with shouts of "down with c"nt, which waa belnf sold on the
the Jewa" and "vlve l'armee" and de- boulevard In special editions laaued by
manded that the band play the Mar- H the leading Pari newspapers,
aelllalso. The band was obliged to com- ; 8uh extraordinary precautions were
ply with the demand and the crowd taken by General De Oalllfet, minister
bawled the Marseillaise at the top of of war. that no disturbance was fear
thetr vole altering- the words to . although the popular excitement
"march on against the Jews." Sticks, Intense and It wa an open secret
canes and hats were waved and then that the leader of the five groups
the crowd chanted "vlve l'armee, rlve,tv mentioned hoped by the aid of
l'armee. eonspue le. Julfs." confederates In the army to make use
Finally one man wavd his hat and of the passion and fanaticism that
shouted: "Let us march on the hotel would be loose by the condemnation of
Moderoel" ; Dreyfu as lever to overturn the
The cry "police" was raised and an Present rglm. - , .. ;
Instant later a strong body of gen d' I On the other hand, men like Corn
arme and police rushed out Into the "y. Tves, Ouot. Clemenceau. Jul
street and cleared every one out .Claretle, Hebrard. Pierre Olffard and
CALMER TONE PREVAILS.
Dreyfus Will Not Be Bent to Devil'
island ir runner tonnnea. camps, first, the socialists who repre
PARI3, Sept. I. The boulevards to- sent the revolution and second, the
ulght have presented an animated
scene, but on the whole the Rennes
verdict was calmly discussed. !
A representative of the Associated
Press here learns on good authority
that one of the member of the cabinet
tonight told a friend that Dreyfus
would probably not have to undergo
any further Imprisonment and that If
be waa sent to prison bis place of con-
flnement would probably be the Isl
and of St. Marguerite, near Calais.
A SENSATION PROMISED.
Oerma War Office Will Publish Docu-
mvtits Showing Dreyfus' Innocence, nounclng condemnation without dem
LONDON, 8epu ' . A special dls- onstratlng the prisoner" guilt, which
parch from Berlin says: It Is now per-
milled to be known that, the war office
holds documents conclusively proving
that Ksterhaiy and Henry betrayed
their trusts and only the permission of
Emperor William Is awaited for the
publication of documents showing the
sentence of Dreyfus to be a brutal act
THE MORNING S PROCEEDINGS,
RENNES, Sept. .-Thls mornings
session of tne Dreyfus court martial
opened at fcW o'clock. Extraordinary
precaution for the prevention of an
outbreak had been taken, detachments
of police aad military having been
stationed Vith Inside and outside of
Lycee. Every person entering the
building waa obliged to submit to a
searchmg for concealed arms. A triple
detachment of Infantry and artillery
men was stationed In the court yard
which was surrounded by sheaves of
piled arms with bayonets fixed. Only
Mm. La bod and four other Indies were
present In the press seats and only
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luuHuru. tames esiepi muse men
tioned were tllom il in the court room,
even "Madame Blanche" being ex-
The court room had a fringe ot gen
darmes, and other officers were plenti
fully sprinkled among the spectators
and press representatives.
Dreyfus looked Hushed and unwell a
lie entered. He wa apparently under
an .Interne strain.
Ji. Demange continued his speech.
..Madame Dreyfu awaited the sen
tno la agony and dee? emotion.
-In the Lvce entrant th lournall.ts
were compelled, to participate In an ex- l ou condemn Dreyfus with-irao-dinary
scene, Eaca one wa !out n' demonstration of his guilt as
searched from head to foot snd their woul " t0 ""PP08 t1M the moon ta
name and addresses were taken by ,,quar" r -
tHefflciou. gendarme. I prudence with which M.
As soon as the court had been form- "" refrained from ' attacking
ally opened. M. Demange commenced
the second part of his appeal taking up
the study of the bordereau on all
points. His voice vibrated with emo-
As il. Demange proceeded with his
final orpeal, he argued that the
dervau was clearly the work of Ebter-
hazy. He said that Esterhazy had ,
debts and dltllcultles which rendered
making extra money necessary. He de-
declared the bordereau's writing more
closejy resembled that of Esterhazy
than that of Dreyfus and pointed out
that Esterhazy repeatedly declared the
bordereau was his own work.
Whether the verdict Is rendered be
fore noon, Jt was announced, depended
upon whether Laborl renounced bis
right to speak.
The officers everywhere seemed to
be In good humor. The city was a
nest ot troops.
Some took it that the comparatively
small number of gendarmes In the hall
Indicated a verdict of acquittal. On the
other hand, during the deliberation of
the Judges the hall was cleared and
upon Its return the audience found the
place bristling with troops.
Dreyfus was all the time holding up
BEFORE THE VERDICT.
NEW TORK, Sept. 9.-A dispatch to
the Tribune from Paris says:
Tho verdict of the Rennes courtmar-
tlal was awaited with equal confidence
by both Dreyfusard and antl-Dreyfusards.
Julet, Arthur, Meyer, Cas
sagnac, the Comte de Mun, MUlevoye,
Drumond and Rochefort, who between
them represent the five great political
parties, clericals, nationalists, royal
ists, Imperialists and antl-semltes, now
In coalition against the republic, af
firmed their absolute certitude that
Vlvanl asserted with equal conviction
that Drtyfu would be acquitted. The
situation waa complicated by the
xTeytunri being divided Into two
literary and professional men who
reoresent the nation s brains.
For all honest Imperial men, the
Dreyfus trial wa settled on August
uth, when General Mercier's elaborate
indictment failed on It own showing
to establish the prisoner' guilt All
the subsequent testimony- produced by
the cabal of ex-minister and leader
of the former general staff wa not
evidence, but Dreyfu baiting, and as
Corneley forcibly came cut in the
Figaro, It Is moostroua to suppose
that the seven Rennes judges, who all
I hlnnr to the scientific branches of
th.r profession are capable of pro-
twenty-seven session of the court
martial have practically proved to be
: The situation wa summed up as fol
I The acquittal was to be the signal for
the manifestation which will enable the
International exposition of 1900 to take
place. The acoulttal It wa expected
would doubtless be followed by a few
weeks of growling and barking of the
clericals and their nationalist and Jew
..,. .... . , . wa,
..,,. WM fl.VM. u. tor
' ... Th(! V(rdlct of conHctlon.
u wag predlctedi u M. Corneley stated,
most emphatically, "would lead In-
i fallibly by suceeelve etepo to civil
war." It would offer the spectacle-
France cutting herself asunder from
the rest of the clvillxed world and
plunRlng ,nt0 barbarism: It would be
the signal for royalist, nationalist.
clerical and antl-semltlc onslaught on
the K1mie, compcated by a socialist
Unt(a M Corneer. "would be to
bring the Rennes Judgment before a
mtlitary court of revision. Owing to
numerous errors of procedure and
other irregularltiea already committed
probably the court of revision would
annul the sentence of the court mar
tial, but If the court of revision con
firmed the decision there would be still
sufflcent grounds to bring the whole
case before the court of cassation.
"It should also be remembered that
the Zola trial la fixed for November it
at Versailles, and after that . the
Reinach trial, bat It would be as ri
dicules to Imagine that the Rennes
General Mw"clr anJ dn,ltly avoided
.Merciars cna.ienS. ,o me jaaKeS lo
n Dreyfus and. himself.
,and a,so u,? s,1,'nt "mPl lth
, which M. Demange- treated General
border's stab at Freystaemetter at
bor-.,'he moment. 11 was the opinion of
!tne "miliary-men, wouia. nay? mo
favorable enect on tne meiuoers oi
the court martial.
CUT RATE TO CHICAGO.
PORTLAND, Sept. 9.The Northern
Fnclflc, O. R. A N. and Groat Northern
railroads today announced a cut of $5.50
in the second class rate from Portland
nkl ,.1.1 MAn. A ti&
The cut was brought about by the
payment of commissions to brokers by
the roads between St. Paul and Chicago
which are not members of the Western
Passenger Agent's Association. The
new rate Is effective from September
YELLOW FEVER AT KEY WEST.
JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Sept. 9.
The state board of health has re
ceived reports today to the effect that
there are nine new cases of yellow
fever In Key West and one death.
Makes the food more
IS YET ON
Fall Meetlflf of English Catinet
CHAMBERLAIN IS SUSTAINED
Kwer Must Yield or le Will Have to
J FlfM-Sum.laltjr tie -Issue.
(Copyrighted ISM by Associated Press.)
LONDON. SeoL i.-The actual statu
ot the Transvaal crisis appear to b.
unchanged. In spite ot all the clamor
and excitement raised by rumor pre
ceding the council. Great Britain
minister apparently har. don noth
ing more that strengthen the hand of
Joseph Chamberlain, secretary of state
for the colonies, thereby confirming tho
prognostication of the most conserv
as far a InUrnatlonal relation ar.
concerned, war I no nearer now than
It wa a week ago, though the fric
tion In South Africa Itself la keener
and more likely to produce a conflict.
Putting aside the countless diplomatic
Intricacies that have arisen during th
week, suzerainty remains the main Is
President Kroger ha cracked the nut
and found suteralnty It kernel. If he
refuses to wallow It, there will b a
RESULT IS UNKNOWN.
Full Meeting ot English Cabinet Held
Yesterday No Particular.
NEW YORK, Sept . A dispatch to
the Tribune from London say:
The result of the recent cabinet
meeting over th. Transvaal affair Is a
deep a mystery as the effect of the ver
dict In the Dreyfus case. It was a full
council and lasted more than two
hours. Almost simultaneously Sir Eve
lyn Wood and Sir Redvers BuUer were
closeted with the commander In chief.
The best information leads to tho
opinion that negotiations with Kruger
will be continued with some Increased
firmness and that military preparation
will be quickened and conducted on a
larger scale with a view of convincing
him that the government is terribly In
earnest and will not turn back. The
queen Is currently believed to have ad
vised against summary action.
THE NEGRO REGIMENTS.
To Be Recruited In Kentucky and Mis
souri List of Officers Selected.
WASHINGTON. Sept. .-In accord"
a nee with orders from the war depart
ment the 48th and 49th. colored, reg
iments will be organised, at Fort
Thomas. Ky., and at Jefferson bar
racks. Mo. . , , . v
A full complement of officers hag
been selected and the following are the
Forty-eighth Colonel. William i P.
Duval, captain First artillery: lieu
tenant colonel, Thaddeus W. Jones.
captain Tenth cavalry; majors, Sedg
wick Rice, first lieutenant Seventh cav
alry; Alex Dade, first lieutenant Third
cavalry: John Howard, first lieutenant
Forty-ninth Colonel. William H.
Beck, Tenth cavalry; lieutenant col
onel, Arthur Ducat, captain Twenty
fourth Infantry: majors. Earnest
Hinds, first lieutenant Second artillery;
George Klrkman, captain Twenty-
third Infantry; James E. Brett, cap
tain Twenty-fourth Infantry.
DROWNED IN THE MISSISSIPPI.
QUINCY, 111., Sept. 9.-The govern
ment steamer Ramona last night struck
a skiff containing six belated merry
makers Iri the Qulncy bay. All of them
were thrown Into the water and three
were drowned. The dead are:
John E. Wehkamp.
Lulu Broy. . ' ,
The other three were saved by cling
ing to the beer keg from the overturned
" JAMES B. EUSTIS DEAD.
NEWPORT, R. I., Sept. S.-James B.
Eustls, former ambassador to France
died at S o'clock tonight
delicious ood wholesome
KMffD CO., NEW VomC