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THE RED SQUARE. WITHIN THE KREMTvIN. WHERE THE BOMB WAS THROWN;
SO PARTY LINES DRAWN.
THE DOMINICAN TREATY.
Ratification Will Make Monroe
[FBOM THE nißCn BrREAU.J
Wsi*' 1 "!*** 1 . Feb. 17.— The Dominican treaty
wiil be taken u;> by the Committee on Foreign
Rdatiaas ■* special meeting called for to
morrow irjorru. 1 i- r . and all proper meaxis will be
used to expedite its consideration. As was the
caee with the Panama, treaty, there will not be
a party division on the protocol when it is con
sidered in the Sonata. Southern Democrats ap
preciate the force of the President's assertion
that the welfare and prosperity of the Domini
can Rflpufrtiff "are intimately asociated with the
South A'.'sntic and Gulf States, the normal ex
psjisi^u of whose commerce lies in that direc
Borne Democratic Senators believe that as the
advantages ■which must accrue to the South
ern Sates from peace and prosperity in Santo
PSBBtagO come to be appreciated by their con
stituents, there will be a general demand for its
ratification, precisely as the advantages to be
derived from the Panama Canal led to a demand
- ratification of the Panama treaty. Such
conditions as have for some years existed in
t!.* Dominican Republic are admittedly a men
ace to the Southern States, uhereaa the exist
ence of a stable and prosperous republic, similar
to Cuba, in that quarter must contribute to the
comercial and political welfare of all the States
bordering on the Gulf.
ASSERTION OF MONROE DOCTRINE.
Senators are already feeling the pressure in
the closing days of Congress, made doubly se
vere by the necessity of spending upward of
five hours each day in the Swayne impeach
ment trial and such consideration as has been
given to the pending protocol has been purely
tentaCve; but the importance of the convention
U not underestimated, and several of its most
saJier.l f- atures are being discussed. For in
etance, It 1b remarked that the preamble of the
protocol contains a declaration of the Monroe
Doctrine which it is now proposed, for the first
time in the hietory of this country, to make
"the HUmwiwl law of the land," under Article 6
of the Constitution, by its inclusion in a rati
fied treaty. The declaration Is as follows:
Whereas, The government of the United States
of America, viewing any attempt on the part
of the governments outside of this hemisphere
to Of. press or octroi the destiny of the Do
minican Republic as a manifestation of an un
f disposition toward the United States,
Tbos* opposed to the Monroe Doctrine and its
Inevitable corollaries may object to this declara
ti'n and may seek to strike it out, but those
who regard that doctrine as essential to the
welfare of the United States see- no objection
to bo clear a declaration of the principle, and
bsttawg it is time that, by its incorporation in a
to be ratified by the Senate, it shall be
come an integral j?art of the supreme national
MAY ADD A "PLATT AMENDMENT."
The belief is also expressed In some quarters
that the protocol should contain a "Platt amend
ment" which shall forestall future "frenzied
finance" on the part of Santo Domingo, and in-
Fure to the republic a continuance of that stabil
ity and prosperity enjoyed by Cuba, which it is
the intent of the United States to confer on it by
the temporary direction of Its fiscal affairs. It
is declared by those who hold this view that
comparatively little will have been accomplished
if panto Domingo, after its financial affairs have
b«*n put in order by the United States, shall be
left free to incur unreasonable indebtedness and
to become the prey of financial promoters, who
*ffl not hesitate even to promote revolutions in
crdrr that th*y may profit by the improvidence
of those who may from time to time control the
administration of the republics finances. Those
«"ho entertain this view suggest that it may
prove advisable to incorporate in the protocol a
reproduction of the Platt amendment, which has
already exerted ao benign an Influence on the
dfft!ni*-s of Cuba, and such a suggestion will, in
all probability, be made at the meetings of the
Conirrsht'-e on Foreign Relations.
"While- n is hoped to effect the ratification of
the protocol at the earliest practicable moment,
Fuch a course being manifestly for the best In
terests of Santo Domingo, an well as of the care
fully thought out plan of the administration, it
is appreciated that at this stage of a short ses
sion of Congress a few Democrats might ef
fectually block ratification until after March 4;
but jt is further remarked that such a course
Would accomplish nothing, as the Senate could
easfly tak* 1 up the treaty Immediately after
March 4. with ho limitation on the time to be
<Jf-votr-d to its consideration, and under such
Circumstances no amount of Democratic filibus
tering v.ould s^rvp to defeat the will of two
thlrdi of the Senate.
:du class to withdraw.
thirty at Massachusetts Agricultural Col
lege it'sent Suspensions.
Aaih«ret, M.tss.. Feb. 17. -As the result of recent
bßttbta £*. tfco Massachusetts Agricultural College
the tenior class to-day voted to withdraw from the
co!lo*f>. a tisort !!me ago ■:.e thirty members of
l"tl "t c.:i«s w*re declared ffuflty of uiigentlemanly
cpn-j:;:-:, in th«* classroom. An opportunity was
£ ;'"-3; '"-3 'hen: :o make am'Tds find promises of future
x 'Savior, tut ihey failed to satisfy the faculty.
t"SC u.f. rr;Btt*-r was referred lo the faculty com
nsittef on discipline. The committee voted to re
!§ re • r " ai llJ* ciafcs n public apology to 'Ik* college
•aa to th* profemor In whoso room th« disturbance
yx>k p!a*-*. a»<j to "impend three of the seniors for
*jj*no<s ( ,t ot>« year.
Tr> rsenibers of th« <•",»««. objected to the sus
pea^nrs. d^l/irir.^ that mi v/rrn equally guilty, and
et a ~;>ff",;r.k t »-:« v voted to ieavi colics*}.
WHY NOT SEE WASHINGTON
+£?? t!il * weather is pleasant there? Per.nsyl
7f~»a Railroad Ton*- February 21. »!2.<Xi or $14.50
mZ^l* «H expenses for thr<-e days. Details from C.
"•was, E. P. A.. No. SC3 «th-CV«., New-York.— Advt.
_^ To-doy, fair and colder,
To-morrow, fair; brink northwesterly winds.
ANGRY AT UNITED STATES
Newfoundlanders Talk of "Aggres
sive Commercial Measures.
[BY TELEGRAPH TO THE TRIBUNE.]
St. John's, N. F.. Feb. 17. — Premier Bond be
fore the general election last fall pledged him
self, if re-elected, to adopt an aggressive pol
icy against the United States if the Bond-Hay
treaty was not ratified at the present session of
He contends that, on the plea" that they were
willing to support .reciprocity, Americans have
been enjoying: for the last sixteen years for a
merely nominal license fee, baiting, outfitting and
transshipping privileges Immensely important to
them, the colony acting in good faith toward
them during that period. The Senate's present
rejection of the treaty evidences bad faith on
their part, he said, and there was no longer
any reason why the colony should sacrifice its
own position by continuing these privileges.
The Colonial Cabinet is now considering what
policy to adopt when the legislature assembles
in the middle of March. The exclusion of Ameri
can fishermen from bait privileges would be the
first step. A combination with Canada to secure
like action on her part would probably be the
second. Denial to Americans of the right to
purchase winter herring cargoes from the colo
ny, or levying an export duty thereon equal to
the American import duty on herring in foreign
bottoms, such export duty being provided as a
bounty to enable Newfoundland fisher folk to
engage in thiß industry on as equality with
Americans, is likely to be the third step. The
f'.vrth would be a discriminating duty asninft
American imports which are now $3,000,000 an
nually. Canada and Great Britnir. each contribu
ting about the same, the result of the duty bein?
to divert most of the American trade to rivals.
Canada is understood to be ready to follow
Newfoundland's lead, being satisfied of the hope
lessness of reciprocity and des'ous of reverting
to the conditions existing prior to 1888. when the
T'nited States paid $S,OOo,<YX> for twelve years'
inshore fishing privileges.
Say Former Villanova Faculty Men
Wrote Annoying Letters.
Milton Roach, of No. 214 West 14th-st., and
Anthony Beauvolr, of No. 59 West 17th-st., were
arraigned before Magistrate Flammer in the
Jefferson Market police court yesterday on a
charge of disorderly conduct in writing annoy
ing letters. They were held in $riOO bail.
The complainants were President Delurey and
Dr. John Reiner, of St. Thomas of Villanova
College, at Villanova. Perm. Roach and Beau
voir were instructors at the college, and about
the first of the year they were dismissed, the
complainants say. Roach taught English and
the Frenchman taught Greek and Latin. Fol
lowing the dismissals, the furniture in a num
ber of the rooms in the college building were
found demolished. Then letters began to pour
In upon the professors.
Villa nova, Perm., Feb. 17 (Special).— President
Delurey and Dr. Reiner returned here to-night.
They strongly suspect that the prisoners were
part authors of the recent vandalism at the
college. Dr. Delur* y said, however, that the
men made no confession.
Both prisoners are *<aid to have been jealous
of Dr. Reiner. It was in Dr. Reiner's study the
furniture was smashed.
STAMFOHD IS GAMBLERS' MECCA.
Jerome Drives New-Yorkers There — Two
[SY TELEGRAPH TO THE TItIBC.VE.]
Stamford. Conn., l eb. 17.— Ev»r since District At
torney Jerome began to make life miserablo for
New-York gamblers. Stamford has been something
of a mecca for them. To-day Chief of Police Bren
nan threw a fright int.") the sports and put an end
to Rambling by closing two places near the stations
of the New-York, New-Haven and Hartford Rail
road. After endeavoring for a week to gain en
trance to the rooms without success, the chief to
day summoned the alleged proprietors and man
•i^ers of the rooms and told them that they would
have to shut up shop or be- raided on suspicion.
They denied conducting sucli establishments, al
le~lnz that they had only social clubs. They in
viTed the coiei to accompany them through their
establishments. He accepted the invitations. la
the Immediate vicinity of the establishments was a
crowd of two or three hundred sport*. He found
no positive evidence of gambling.
FLORIDA'S FAMOUS TRAINS,
••V V & Fla. Special." 2:10 P. M.: "Fla. & West
Indian' Ltd." 3:25 A. M. Unexcelled service via
I'enn.£. Atlantic Coast Une. 1161 B'way. N. V-
-Sleeping car to Springfield. Moss., daily, -
on train leaving Grand Central Station, New lork,
at 11:00 p. m. # commencing Feb. 20th.— AUvt.
NEW- YORK, SATURDAY. FEBRUARY IS, 1905. -SIXTEEN PAGES.- »t^!£\JX^.
SCENES CONNECTED WITH THE ASSASSINATION OF GRAND DUKE SERGIUS.
PANORAMA OF THE KREMLIN.
EIGHTY CENT GAS SURE.
Governor, Odell and Other Leaders
Decide on Immediate Measure.
The Republican leaders, at a conference last
night at the Fifth Avenue Hotel, decided to
pass a law fixing the price of gas in the city of
New-York at SO cents a thousand feet. The
reduced rate will become operative, it is under
stood, as soon as the law is pass»l.
The conference, which took plac« in Ftute
Chairman Odell's mom in the Fifth Avenue Ho
tel, was attended by Governor Higgins, Mr.
Odell, Senators Malby and Elsberg. Speaker
Nixon and William Halpin. president of the
County Committee. Senator Raines and lieu
tenant Governor Bruce called on Mr. Odell ear
lier in the day.
Another thing decided on was that the Raines
law is to stand as it is. with the exception of
the amendments favored by Senator Raines.
These amendments provide that before the li
cense is issued the applicant must obtain cer
tificates from the Fire, Health and Buildings
Th ■ desirability of a legislative inquiry into
Commissioner Oakley's lighting contracts and a
State Water Commission bill were discussed
Governor Higgins reached town with Mr. Per
ley, his secretary, at about ft o'clock, going to
the Albemarle, as usual. When seen there by a
Tribune reporter, he paid:
I got -in early start for the amen corner din
ner to-morrow night. I came In time to wish
Chairman Odell a safe Journey and a pleasant
vacation, and talk over legislation matters with
him and others. Notihng of overshadowing im
portance is under discussion. I expect to return
to Albany on Sundaj
When asked about the prospect of a State
Water Commission bill, the Governor said.
As I have said many times, I think we will
have to come to that. I think it will be well to
appoint a State commission, with power to In
dicate the watersheds to which the cities may
go for future supplies. If Mayor McClellan is
right In his contention that the city may go
ahead now and extend its water system, there
is no objection so long as the city is not blocked,
but when It is blocked, us it is likely to be sooner
or latrr, the best way out of the difficulty will
be for a State commission to have power to say
to which watersheds the various cities shall re
It was learned that the leaders decided that
It would be wise to put through the gas legisla
tion already referred to. It Is said that the new
law will not operate in all the boroughs alike,
but that the Ni cent rate will apply to Man
hattan and Brooklyn. A larger price may he
charged in Queens. The Bronx and Richmond.
TWO ATTACHES MURDERED.
Chinese Confess Killing of Lieutenants De
Cuverville and Guggenheim.
London. Feb. IS — A dispatch from Shangh.-J
to "The Time*" says:
The German consul at Che-Foo states that the
Taotai's Inquiry his elicited a-confossion from
two members of the crew of a junk that the
German and French naval attaches Guggen
heim and De Cuverville were murdered for rob
bery and their bodies thrown overboard.
Lieutenant de Cuvervllle. the French naval at
tache at Port Arthur, and Ueutenant Guggen
heim the German naval attache, left Port Arthur
in a Junk in August last. Since then they have not
been seen. A reward of J2.000 was offered for news
of the mis-sing men.
MANCHESTER SELLS ESTATES.
Duke's Tanderagee Property Sold for
London. Feb. 15.-The Duke of Manchester has
sold his Tanderagee estates at Armagh under the
Irish Land act for $1,100,000.
MOTHER AND DAUGHTER DIE TOGETHER.
[BT TKLEGRAPH TO THE TRIBrSE.)
New-Orleans, Feb. 17.-Mrs Wiutaas Kees. of
Alexandria. La., this morning dropped dead 1 while
standing on the station platform waiting for a
train. Her mother. Mr*. Lemons, who was about
fifty year* old. was walking toward her daughter
at the time, and on seeing the younger woman
fall she Jurself dropped dead. The mother and
daughter will i•■ buried in the same grave to
QUICKEST LINE TO CLEVELAND.
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Vine Service. No exceas fare.-vAdvU
THE NICHOLAS GATS.
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GRAND T>TTKE> SETIGTUS, -UNCLES OP CZAR.
FIREMEN LOSE DEMAND.
THEY TAKE NO ACTION.
Committee Meets Here — Engineers
Would Help Road in Strike.
The special committee of directors of the New-
York, New-Haven and Hartford appointed to
cor.elder the demand of the locomotive firemen
employed by the road met here yesterday and
decided to reject that demand. The refusal was
conveyed to Timothy Shea, second vice-grand
master of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Fire
men, at New-Haven last night, and it now re
maftm to be seen" whether or not the firemen
will carry into effect the threat attributed to
them in case of a refusal, a strike. They hay»
already had a secret ballot and voted what
action to take should they be confronted by the
situation they now face, but the natu/a of thi*
vote has not been revealei.
The firemen took no action on the statement
from the committee at New-Haver, last night.
but Mi. Shea's words indicated that there was
little probability of an immediate strike, if any.
The refusal was contained In the following
state-men: to Mr Shea:
The New-York. New-Haven and Hartford Rail
road Company— President's Office, at New-
York, February IT. 19Or>.
Mr. Timothy Phea. Second Vice-Grand Master,
Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen, New-
Dear Sir: Agreeable to promise made by the
special committee, board of directors, at the
hearing with the committee of adjustment of
locomotive firemen, held at Grand Central Sta
tion. New-York, on Tuesday. February 14. 1905,
the committee advises you of its conclusion, as
The question at issue is the following: That
in the case of engineers who have been disci
plined and are members of the Brotherhood of
Locomotive Firemen, upon taking an appeal
from the decision of the officers applying the
discipline to a higher officer, that a committee
of engineers, members of the Brotherhood of
locomotive Firemen, should take up his case
with t»he management. Instead of the engineers'
adjustment committee. ,
The committee having carefully considered the
statements made at the hearing, having exam
ined the records of the company in regard to
the questions at issue, and having consulted
with the officers of the company concerning the
satve, has reached the following ,-onclusions,
That any aggrieved engineer is guaranteed an
opportunity to be represented by an advocate
before the officers of the company by the pro
vlalon contained in Article. 1 of the schedule
made with the locomotive engineers in our em
ploy, in effect January 1, lftfH. In which article
it is provided that "all engineers will be given
a fair chance to defend thf-mselves against
chnrgos in holding investigations. . . . All en.
gineers who ;ire interested will be allowed to
choose a disinterested engineer to represent or
accompany them on boards of investigation, if
they bo desire, when an appeal is made after the
The committee is in entire accord with tha
position taken and decision rendered in this mat
ter by the president and executive officials
charged with the operation and management of
the company/s railroad, namely, that the claim
of your committee ennnot be conceded, and be
lirve that this decision Is for the best Interests
of the company.
The decision of the president and executive
officers as already communicated to \ou by
them, is therefore sustained. Yours truly,
CHARLES F. BOOKER.
JOHN G. PARKKR,
The committee of directors which met In the
director** room at the Grand Central Station
was composed of J. Pierpont Morgan. George F.
Brooker. of Annonia. Conn.; George J. Brush, of
Naugatuck. Conn.: William Skinner, of Holyoke.
and George Miller.
A delegation of members of the Brotherhood
of Locomotive Engineers was with . the Bub
rommittee until after 12 o'clock. Then Presi
dent Mellen and Vice-President Todd. of the
road. Joined the committee.
The delegation had told the committee that the
Brotherhood of Engineers would stand by the
railroad In case of a strike.
Al the close of the committee's meeting. Just
before 2 o'clock, this statement was given out;
Secretary John G. Parker of the sub-commit
te« whs Instructed by the committee to say
tint he Is going to New-Haven this after
noon and will try to make known the decision
of the committee before the close of hu»ine«s.
The committee feels it would be unfair to the
firemen's committee to make public any portion
Continued on fourth p*c*-
y , WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY SPECIAL.
From Atlantic City vls» Pennsy!vanla_R. K. Feb
ruary End. leave Atlantic City 0.30 P. M. with
parlor cars, dlnlng-cnr.nnd coaches for New 'iork
itopTitn* at Trenton. New Brunswick. Elisabeth
*r>4 Newark.' Fa«t schedule Through t Minn %to
Atlantic City leave N>w York w«k-<lay« 9.65 A. M..
2K i\ il.i Sunday* 7.15 A. m a :.i_ '
THE PAT^ACE OF JUSTICE (LAW COURTS) AND ARSENAL
SERGIUS KILLED BY A BOMB.
CZAR'S UNCLE, LEADER OF THE RUSSIAN 'AUTOCRACY
ASSASSINATED AT MOSCOW.
Grand Duke and His Carriage Blotcn to Pieces — The Assassin Capt
ured — Consternation at Court.
The assassination of Grand Ehike Sergius, whom the Russian pcopla
considered the source of many of their misfortunes, caused consternation at
Tsarskoe-Selo and gave impetus to the movement to force the Emperor tm
institute reforms. The strike spread among the factories of St. Peters
burg and Lodz, and the situation in these cities is considered critical.
After the conference of the Emperor and his ministers credence was
given to reports that steps had been taken toward peace in the Far East.
There are rumors that the council discussed Japan's terms. Sharp
skirmishes continue along the front.
This morning's dispatches from St. Petersburg say that a land
parliament is now assured, and that a committee has been appointed to ar-*
range the method of its selection.
NEW IMPULSE GIVEN TO THE POPULAR AGITATI'W.
Moscow, Feb. 18.— Within the w^lls of the
far famed Kremlin, ard almost underneath the
historical tower from which Ivan the Terrible
watched the heads of his ?n*n»ies fallnig be
neath the axe on the famous Red Square, and
within a stone's throw of the great bell of Mos
cow. Grand Duke Sergius. uncle and brother-m
law of Emperor Nicholas, and the chief of the
reactionaries me: a terrible death shortly be
fore 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon. The dcci
was committed by a single Terrorist, who threw
Vcreath the carriage of the grand duke a bomb
charged with the same high-power explosive
which wrought Minister Plehve's death.
The missile was packed with nftils and frag
ments of Iron, and its explosion tore the imperiil
victim's body to ghastly fragments, which
strewed the snow for yards around. Every
v lndow in the srreat, lofty facade of the Palace
of Justice vas shattered, and bits of iron wen
imbedded deeply in the walls of the arsenal, a
hundred yards away.
The assassin belongs to the noted "fighting
group" of the Socialist Revolutionary party,
which has removed other prominent officials,
and long ago passed sentence of death upon
Grand Duk^ Sergius. The grand duke knew
that he stood in the shadow of death. He was
the recipient of repeated warnings, and elabo
rate precautions were taken to insure his safety,
but all the resources of the gendarmerie, secret
police and soldiers proved unavailing against an
attempt almost duplicating the procedure that
caused the death of M. Plehve in July of last
It was the irony of fate that Sergius. after
taking refuge in his country villa during th>?
strike troubles a 'month ago and later seeking
even more secure shelter in the palace within
the Kremlin's walls, should be killed while' go
ing to the Governor General' 9 palace, beyond
the walls, and which he had abandoned to enable
the police better to protrot him.
Grand Duchess Elizabeth, who has been en
gaged dally in the task of preparing comforts
for the sick and wounded Russian soldiers in
Manchuria, was about to drive to the palace to
Join her husband. When she heard of what had
befallen the grand duke she was driven in haste
to the scene of the tragedy, and knelt, hatless
and coatlese. on the bloodstained snow, and
murmured prayers for the welfare of the soui
of her slain consort.
The scene of the crime was the sreat open tri
angle within the Kremlin, bounded by the ar
senal, treasury and courts of Justice, in one nnsle
of which is the Nicholas, or Little Palace, where
the grand duke dwelt. At the opposite corner
is the Nikoisky Gate, the exit to the town be
yond the ramparts.
A few minutes before the bell of the gate
sounded the hour of 3 o'clock, the equipage of
the grand duke emerged from the gate* of the
palace and proceeded, followed by sleighs con
taining secret police. It swept at ■ smart pneo
toward the gate, parsing the Choudeff Cloister.
Ivan's Tower, the great Czar Bell and long rows
of cannon captured from Napoleon In the win
ter retreat of 1812. In a minute the carriage
■was In front of the Courts of Justice, where
OPENING OF ATLANTIC CITY'S SPRING
SEASON, WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY.
Through fast trains tc Atlantic City via Penn
sylvania R. R. leave New York 9.55 A. M. and 2.53
P. M week-days, 755 A. M. Sunday*. Special tram
returning leaves Atlantic City February 22nd at
5.50 P. M. with r-arlor cars, dining-car and coaches.
PRICE THREE CENTS.
the walls of the triangle approach, forming m
narrow entrance to the Xikolsky Gate. r^-j
A man clad in workman's attire stepped for*
ward from the - sidewalk and threw* a bomb
which he had concealed beneath his coat. .V
terrible explosion followed and a hail of iron
pelted the grim stone walls of the arsenal and
Courts of Justice. A thick cloud of smoke and,
- When it h;«<2 cleared a ghastly sight was pre
sented. On the snow lay fragments of the body
of Grand Duke Sergius. mingled with the wreck
of the carriage. Th- Grand Duk»'s head had
been torn from his body and reduced to ■ pulp,
and the trunk and limbs were frightfully man
gled. A finger, hearing a rich seal ring, •. 13
found lying several yards away. The crimson,
tint and a sickening smell of blood were every
where. Only a few frngmor.tr of eTorh Indicated
that the body had once been ciothed. Th»
coachman lay moaclcs with pain beside a deep
hole in. the pavement. Th« horses, drains
the front wheels of the carriage, had dashed ■>•?.
maddened with pain, to sink dying before th*jr
reached the gate.
The so_:nd of the terrific explosion as heard
throughout the city and even I ■ mid th? river.
Instantly a crowd be^an to assemble, and even
to handle grim evidences of the tragedy while tt
discussed the affair In awe-struck voices.
Police officials rapidly gathered, but before
anything could be done toward collecting the
scattered fragments of the body Qnuid Duchess
Elizabeth drove up In an open carriage. Sha
had dropped her work at the headquarters ot
the Red Cross and sped to the s^cne of tha
crime without waiting to don her outer wraps.
She broke down entirely at the sight and
dropped to her knees, sobbing bitterly. After a
few minutes she was led away. Then a
stretcher was brought, and. covered with a p!a!rx
soldier's cloak, the body of Beigl was berne to
the Choudoff Cloister, where officials ,ir. i mem
bers of the grand duke's suits had assembled.
The assassin was thrown to th? ground and
stunned by the force of the explosion, but ha
quickly arose and ran toward the gat;s, attempt
ing to escape. His haste and the blorxl streaming
from his face where he had been wounded by
fragments of the bomb attracted the attention
of a sergeant of police, who seized him beforo
he could draw his revolver. The man di:l not
deny his crime, but. on the contrcry. gloried In
Its success. "I don't care." he said. "I hive
done my Job." He expressed his satisfaction
that he had been able to kill the graru* duKe
without involving his Innocent wife. He avo % vM
his membership In the social revolutionary or
ganization, but refused to give his name, and at
the jail his papers were found to be forged.
The revolver with which th arsas^in was
a rme i was an automatic magazine pistol of the
same type as the weapon employed by Hwhawr
thal. the assassin of Solsa'.on SobUsen, the Pro
curator General of Finland, at Kelsingfors. on
February G. His Injuries are not serious.
The Grand Duke's coachman, who was badly
injured, was removed to a bjaapitaL Lite last
night he was still living.
The news of the tragedy spread rapidly to
every quarter of the city, aided by extra edi
tions of all th • newspapers, which appeared
with deep black borders. Theatrical perfonr.
THE TIME TO GO TO .WASHINGTON
via Pennsylvania Railroad tour leaving New T»rls
Tuesday. February 21 Round trip rat© and , all
necessary expenses for three days. 112 and »!jo>.
Sccorilns to hotel selected Consult CStudrfj.
II P. A. No. M sth Aye.. New York.-AiITX.