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■as been shed, and, although foreigners predict
all will end In revolution, Russians know the
case is not hopeless. Once representatives of the
people are allowed to share in the government
and the nation is directed to the road of peace
and progress, our sufferings ; must end. We do
not want blood and terror, but peace and peace
ful conditions. In this hope we see our only
safety from the tragic incidents that are hap
pening about us.
The "Novosti" says
The victims of the war number tens of thou
«*ndf a hundred high officials are among the
victims. People are losing their lives in the
■treats of Russian cities. We cannot live longer
under such conditions. The happiness of the
people should not be bought with blood. Com
promises of the bureaucracy cannot save the
situation. Enough of this blood and terror.
The Emperor must honestly and sincerely meet
the bopes of the people half way. The throne
must Join hands with the people against the
bureaucracy. This is the only salvation from
the horrors that threaten to darkon the near
PEOI'LK I'IiESS DEMANDS.
THE AGIT.ITIOX SPREADS.
Bmmim Railroads Idle—Tico Mur
ders in Transcaucasia.
St. Petersburg, Feb. IS.— The strikes on some
of the railroads below Moscow are assuming a
serious phase. Even the employes of the tele
graph Hoes are joining in the movement. It is
significant, however, that in order to avoid gov
ernment pressure, the employes have decided not
to Interfere with military or sanitary trains.
The professors who gave their services free
to the university, by a vote of 111 to 2 to-day,
decided not to resume their duties until the
fall unless the political demands are granted.
The first joint meeting, one of university pro
fessors, directors and students, has been called
for next week.
The decision not to resume studies 19 being
followed throughout Russia, the students at the
Lyceum at Paroslaw and the University of Sar
koff joining in the movement yesterday. At
Vladikavkaz similar action has been taken by
the gymnasium boys, accompanied by smash
ing of the furniture in the classrooms.
The workmen here have issued proclamations
summoning the railway men to strike on Feb
ruary 20 and March 3. the eves of days set for
proposed popular demonstrations.
Moscow. Feb. IK.— Th<» telegraph operators of
the Moscow-Riasan. Railroad have struck, de
manding a minimum wage of -«'JO and an eight
hour instead of a twelve hour day.
The telegraph operators of the Moscow-
Windau road have also walked out, forcing a
fiUßpenpion nf thr train service.
At Vorene/h the telegraph operators and other
employes of the Southwestern Railroad and
three thousand men employed in the railroad
workshops have stru- k for an increase of wages
and shorter hours.
Tiflis, Feb. 18.— A district official named
Gnoutoff has been assassinated at Igdyr by
Armenians. The motives for the crime were
At Vagarnhapad, Transcaucasia, the Mayor
has been shot and killed near his residence. The
KlEhir.efT. Fob. IS— The Prefect of Police of
K}«hlneiT was -Utacked to-day by an unknown
man armed with a <"htb. The assailant was
Lodz. Fen. IS.— The town continues quiet.
There is no change in the strike situation, ex
ospt that thr compositors struck on Friday
evening, and newspapers are not being printed.
Announcement of the death of Grand Duke
Sergius was circulated by means of handbills.
AVarsaw, Feb. IK— Th" employes in some of
the banks here struck this evening.
A COUNCIL SUMMONED.
Czar Calls His Advisers to Discuss
St. Petersburg, Feb. IS.-An v sit
ting of the Oooßca of the Empire has "been
summoned to consider the situation resulting
from the assassination of Grand Duke Sergius
THE COURT IN HIDING.
More Murders Expected— Empress
Dowager Reported Warned.
fit. Pet^rsbursr. FW>. is. kcoording to reports
in circulation, the Empress Dowager has re
ef ived a letter warning her that she will be the
next victim. This is only one of many rumors.
Another says thu ;it a meeting of the grand
dukes, last night, it was unanimously decided
10 withdraw all opposition to n zemsky sobor
and to recommend its immediate summons by
It appears improbable that Grand Duke Ser
giusn body v ill be brought to St. Petersburg.
The Romanoff mausoleum in th<» Cathedral of
St. Peter and St. Paul is undergoing alterations,
and it is likely that the burial will be in the
Church of the Ascension In the Kremlin, where
♦he bones of the Ruriks rest. According to
traditions, the burial of a member of the im
perial family does not take place until nine
days after death. The (Motion of burial at
Ilyinskoie, the late grand duke's summer resi
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dence, is also under consideration. The period
of court mourning bmf l> n "n fi * pd al tnree
A solemn state requiem mass for the repose
of the s.'u <f \ho murdered grand duke was
celebrated at St. Isaac's here this afternoon.
The Metropolitan of St. Petersburg officiated,
and the representatives of the foreign powers.
Ministers and other officials were present in full
uniform. Along the great square in which th«
cathedral stands the sidewalks were packed
with people held back by solid walls of police.
Inside the square row upon row of gorgeous
carriages and sleighs faced the portal. At in
tervals were posted mounted sentries, and in
each corner of the square was a squadron of
Red Cossacks of the Guard.
IMPERIAL FAMILY IN HIDING.
Not a single member of the Imperial family
attended the requiem.
Oppression like the shadow of doom seems to
be hanging over the Russian capital. 3ells are
tolling, and the people in the streets ure awe
struck at yesterday's bloody crime. Every one
seems to shrink before the contemplation of
what may happen next. The tragedy struck
deep In the heart of the perplexed and tried
Emperor, and many who were unsparing in their
criticism yesterday to-day have only expressions
of sympathy for his unhappy lot.
Although precautions have been doubled in
every direction for the preservation of the lives
of the members of the imperial family and the
Ministers, the secret police are seeking out
and arresting those known to be associated with
the fighting organization. The authorities real
ize their inability to ward off the swift acts of
terrorism, murder in the streets being possible
at any instant. The only safety seems to lie
in seeking refuge behind palace walls, and all
the members of the imperial family have been
warned not to venture out.
Although only the official papers and the
"Grashdanin" ("The Citizen," a reactionary pa
per, owned by Prince Mestchersky) appear with
black borders, the editorials of all of them are
strangely sober. Some papers which in the past
have been ready to lay almost any charge at
the door of Grand Duke Sergius are drawing
back before the prospect of the beginning of a
reign of terror, fearing that it may destroy the
bright prospects of reform and lead to an era
Among the revolutionaries, however, there is a
sentiment of elation. They openly glory in the
deed, proclaiming that It removes the most re
actionary influence at court, and also proclaim
ing the general theory that, in the absence of
armed resistance, only by terror can concessions
be wrung from the hands of the autocracy. Ac
cording to their view, any weapon is justifiable.
It is too early yet to say what the political ef
fect will be. For the moment everything is at a
Expressions of condolence have reached the
Emneror direct from practically all govern
ments, the telegrams of President Lou bet, Em
peror "William and King Edward being espe
cially warm and sympathetic in tone. It is
probable that several governments will send
representatives to the funeral of the Grand
PRAYERS AT MOSCOW.
Four of Imperial Family r Attcnd
Service — Kremlin Shut.
Moscow, Feb. 18.— A memorial service to-day
at the Aiexieff Church of the Tschu Monastery
was attended by Grand Duchesses Elizabeth and
Maria and Grand Dukes Constantine and Dmitri,
all the high civil and military officials, repre
sentatives of the municipality and zemstvos and
the foreign consuls.
The body of Grand Duke Sergius lies in an
oak coffin, with silver eagles at Its head and
foot. It stands on a silver bier among a mass
of palms. There are two wreaths on the coffin,
one from Grand Duchess Elizabeth and the
other from the late grand duke's suite.
The coffin is half covered by a grand ducal
pall of gold embroidery with borders of ermine,
and the grand duke's decorations are arranged
on either side of the coffin. Prayers are to be
said thrice daily by the clergy, and there will
be day and night watches for the dead by gen
erals ar.d officials of the first, second, third and
fourth ranks and a number of personal friends,
while two officers of the Moscow garrison will
stand sentinel at the head and foot of the bier.
Detachments of soldiers will maintain guard
outside the monastery.
An extraordinary session of the municipal
council has passed a resolution requesting the
Minister of the Interior to present the condo
lences of the city to the Emperor, and has also
,ent a message of sympathy to Grand Duchess
Troops are patrolling inside the Kremlin, all
the entrances of which continue to be closed
to the public. All the shops arc shut, and the
newspapers have appeared with mourning bor
ders. Some students have been roughly handled
in the streets.
The grand duke, when killed, was on his way
to the governor general's palace, in Tver-st.,
for the purpose of taking a bath. The grand
duke was a great lover of Russian bathe, and
those in the palace were sumptuous. Vice Gov
ernor Sabouroff, who was preceding the grand
duke from the Nicholas Palace, noticed a crowd
in the Red Square and turned back to warn the
grand duke to go through a side street, but it
was too late. The explosion occurred as he
reached the Kremlin gate.
The assassin was dressed as a peasant, but it
is evident that he belongs to a higher class.
His papers were all forged, and there is no clew
yet to his identity.
Leontieff. a policeman, who was near the
Nikolsky Gate and seized the assassin, says that
as soon as the grand duke's carriage drove
into Senate Square the murderer moved out and
hurlpd the bomb directly into the carriage win
dow. A blinding flash and a terrible exploßion
followed. The vehicle was blown to splinters.
The air was filled with a red haze, blood being
spattered to a distance of three hundred feet.
The maddened horses dashed forward, dragging
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the coarhmnn. Andrew, a man of gigantic
stature, but they soon fell In their narks.
An <>m<-»>r who witnessed the tragedy from
the barracks directed sonic BjMMfi to bring a
stretcher. Only a leg and a part of Hip grand
duke's body were intact.
Several orileiß and decorations wi.h whii h
Grand Duke Serglus's breast was covered at
the time of his nssn-^iiKition fell at the feet or
a sentry in the arsenal a hundred yards away.
The grand duke's aword was shattered, but the
rings he wore were recovered from the spec
tators of the outrage, who picked thorn ud. a
gold cross which the grand duke, like all of
the Orthodox, wore around his neck next his
body was not recovered. Grand DuoheßS Eliza
beth has issued a piteous appeal to the public
to return this relic.
TO CO MOKE ASSEMBLY.
Another Report That Czar Will
Summon a Zemsky Sobor.
Berlin, Feb. 19.— "Tageblatt's " St. Peters
burg correspondent says that a plenary sitting
of the Committee of Ministers at Tsarskoe Selo,
on February 16, decided in principle the question
of convoking a popular assembly. The commit
tee fixed February 19, old style (March 4. new
style), the anniversary of the abolition of serfdom,
as the date to Issue a manifesto concerning the
summoning of the zemsky sobor, and referred
the elaboration of details to a committee of the
EMPEROR WILLIAM'S SYMPATHY.
Condolences Expressed to Russian Envoy —
Court to Go Into Mourning.
Betliu. Feb. 18.— An hour after the news of the
assassination of Grand Duke Sergius reached
Berlin Emperor William drove to the Russian
Embassy, expressed personally to Count yon
Osten-Sacken, the Russian Ambassador, his
horror, and requested him to convey his deep
sympathy to Emperor Nicholas.
A requiem service at the Russian Embassy at
noon to-day for the repose of the soul of the
grand duke was attended by many high per
sonages and the officers of the 3d Regiment of
Uhlans, of which the grand duke was honorary
Ambassador Tower was among the callers at
the embassy to express sympathy. The Em
peror has ordered eight days' court mourning.
The court of Hesse-Darmstadt will go into
mourning for four weeks.
REGRET NOT MARKED AT VIENNA.
Newspapers Barely Conceal Satisfaction at
Grand Luke's Deah.
Vienna. Feb. 18.— Some of the newspapers
here express regret at the assassination of
Grand Duke Sergius in terms that do not ring
sincere. They say that the deed was to be ex
pected when the man and his policy were taken
into consideration. Other papers do not veil the
satisfaction they feel at the death of the grand
A GRAND DUKE FORGIVEN.
Czar Restores His Uncle Paul to His Place
in Imperial Family.
St. Petersburg. Feb. 19— The decision of the
Emperor In this period of his grief to restore
Grand Duke Paul, youngest brother of Grand
Sergius, to rank and family, is felt to be a mest
gracious act. Grand Duke Paul was degraded
several year 3 ago because he persisted In con
tracting a morganatic marriage with Mme.
Olga Pistolkoof, despite the commands of the
Emperor and the wishes of the imperial fam
ily. He was deprived of rank in the army and
his orders ant) decorations were withdrawn.
The doors of Russia w^re closed to him, and
Grand Duke and Grand Duchess Sergius extend
ed the shelter of thriir home to his two chil
dren by his first marriage and virtually adopted
them. Of late the decree against Grand Duke
Paul had been relaxed 10 th<» extent that he
was allowed to return to Russia, and the Em
peror's act now permits him to take his place
with the other imperial mourners.
PRINCE HENRY TO REPRESENT KAISER.
Berlin, Feb. IS. — Emperor William has issued
an order to Prince Henry of Prussia to proceed
to St. Petersburg to represent him at the fu
neral of Grand Duke Sergius. Grand Duke
Ernst Ludwig of Hesse will also attend the
THE LOSS OF LIFE AT SOSNOVICE.
Sixty Persons Die from Wounds — StnKe
Berlin, Feb. 19.— Press dispatches from Sos
novice aay that the number of persons who have
died from wounda received in the recent riot
ing 1 at Katherlnen Iron Works has now reached
sixty. The bodies of two strike breakers who
were shot near the iron works have just been
found. A note pinned to their clothmg ex
plained the reasons for which they were killed.
The cause of the strikers apparently is weak
ening. To-day a deputation of strikers ap
peared at two large establishments and ex
pressed willingness to reeum* work if the troops
were withdrawn from the mills. This was prom
ised, and it was arranged tn begin work on Mon
day. The furnaces will be fired to-day.
JAPAN ORDERS ENGINES HERE.
Philadelphia Firm to Build Seventy-seven
Locomotives. Costing $1000.000.
Philadelphia, Fee. 18.— Mitsui & Co.. New-
York agents of the Japanese government, to-day
placed with a local firm an order for seventy
seven locomotives. The estimated cost Is
$1,000,000. The terms of the contract require
that the locomotives shall be built as soon as
possible and delivered in lots of twelve. They
will be shipped by rail to the Pacific Coast,
where they will be placed aboard steamships and
sent direct to Corea.
WOMAN GIVES $2,000 TO UCHIDA.
Refuses to Tell Name — Money for Widows
and Orphans and Red Cross.
Mr. I'chida. the Japanese Consul General here,
received a few days ago a contribution of $2,000
from an unknown woman. Of this sum t1.500 will
be turned over to the fund for widows and orphans
destitute as the result of the Far Eastern war,
and 1300 will be given to the Japanese Red Crows.
The woman drove up to the Japanese Con
sulate, tn Nassau-st.. and left the money in crisp
new bills In an envelope. She refused to give her
name or to accept a receipt. Since the war began
Mr. ITchida has received numerous anonymous con
tributions, ranging from a few dollars to several
JAPANESE RAIDERS BUSY.
Moukden. Feb. 18. — Large bodies of Japanese
cavalry are reported to be moving toward
Goudzhou Pass from Mongoliu.
TWO SHIPS BOUGHT FOR RUSSIA.
Kiet, F«b. 18.— Herr Diedrlchsen. the Russian
Consul here, has bought the Roslln Castle and the
Raglan Castle, of the Union Castle l-ine. of Liver
pool, for Russia. The Roslin Castle Is of 2,5360 tons
net. She wan built at Glasgow in 1883. The Raglan
Castle, was built at Glasgow in 1897. and Is of 2,743
GERMAN BATTLESHIP ASHORE.
Berlin, Feb. IS.— The German battleship Woerth.
which ran ashore in a fog on February 16 off
Kiel has been refloated and seemingly has sus
tained only slight damage.
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THE STRIKE LESS LIKELY.
From Source Outside <</' Srzc-llaven
Yule Men Apply.
New-Haven. Conn.. Feb. 18.— No suggestion
of arbitration in the firemen's troubles has been
sent to Second Vice-Grand Master Timothy Shea,
of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen, or
to the local grievance committee, by J. Plerpont
Morgan or any director of the New- York, New-
Haven and Hartford Railroad. This informa
tion comes from a competent source and is the
outcome of extended inquiry as to the reported
arbitration offer. The suggestion of arbitration,
which, it is understood, was contained in a tele
gram delivered to Mr. Shea last night. Is thought
to have come from an ouwide source, and one
which is not entirely familiar with the nego
tiations which have been In progress for nearly
six months between the local grievance com
mittee of the brotherhood and the officers of the
road. To-night the situation on the road is
practically unchanged, although the Impression
is constantly growing stronger that there will
be no strike.
The local committee of the brotherhood has
done nothing, apparently, in preparation for an
offensive or defensive move. Several of its
members have been out of town on personal
business and will return to-morrow for a meet
ing of the committee of twenty-five, which will
discuss the situation. Mr. Shea was in New-
York to-day in attendance on a meeting of the
national executive board of locomotive firemen.
Members of the brotherhood say that it is this
committee which is behind the movement to
bring the issue between the engineers and the
firemen squarely before the New-York, New-
Haven and Hartford Railroad. This board, it
is understood, will act through Mr. Shea in the
event of a strike, relieving the local commit
tee of the brotherhood of most of the responsi
bility. The question of recognition of those m
glneers who are still in the firemen's brother
hood Is a national one and it is understood
that the New-Haven road was selected as a
good field for a battle, because of its supposed
To-night there were few outward signs of in
terest in the firemen's troubles In this city, the
hall In which the committee has been holding
meetings not being open. At the hotel at which
Mr. Shea is a guest there were few callers for
him. which was in marked contrast with last
night, when he was in great demand for per
sonal interviews. The impression which has
been held among members of other labor or
ganizations that there will be no strike seems
to be strengthened to a ccnsiderable extent by
reports received by them from other parts of
the New- York. New-Haven and Hartford Rail
road, showing that the tension existing be
tween the committee and the officers is almost
of a local character, and that anxiety to strike
lessens with growing distance from this centre.
It is said by brotherhood members that the
fact that there is only lukewarm feeling tow
ard a strike will undoubtedly cause a delay In
the counting of the ballots polled on the ques
tion of giving the committee full power to act,
and to-morrow's meeting may have no definite
From a member of the Brotherhood of Rail
road Firemen in close touch with the situation
came the report that a telegram suggesting ar
bitration had come to Timothy Shea "from
moneyed interests outside the road." These in
terests, it was said, would be heavily affected
In a strike. A report that the suggestion came
from President Roosevelt was denied.
"If the railroad would agree to a committee
of arbitration, composed of a representative of
the company, one from the firemen and a neutral
third party, the whole situation would be cleared
up." said the informant. He admitted, however,
that there was little or no basis for supposing
that the road would agree to become a party to
such an arbitration plan. From his statement
it is gathered that the suggestion contained
in the telegram came from a source not wholly
conversant with the efforts at arbitration which
had previously been made by the railroad offi
cials and the grievance committee.
GRIEVANCE COMMITTEE HEARS REPLY.
The reply of the committee of the directors of
the New-York, New-Haven and Hartford Rail
road Company sustaining the action of President
Mellen in rejecting the demands of the railroad
firemen's brotherhood was formally received to
day at a meeting of the grievance committee of
the firemen. At this meeting Mr. Shea read to
the committee the text of the reply, which was
delivered to him late yesterday afternoon by
John G. Parker, secretary of the railroad cor
Members of the committee said the session
was of little significance and was merely for the
formal receipt of the reply, the text of which
had already been published, and to arrange for a
meeting on Sunday of the general executive
committee, composed of members of the brother
hood from all parts of the railroad system. Mr.
Shea remained in the meeting only a few min
utes, as he was obliged to go to New-York.
Pending the Sunday meeting, it was said to
day that nothing would be known regarding the
result of the poll of members of the brotherhood
employed on the railroad system in reference to
a strike. Mr. Shea said it was probable that
this count would be made to-morrow, though
even that was not certain. In the event of cer
tain contingencies, he said, the count might not
be made to-morrow, but he did not explain these
Among some of the minor executive officials
of the railroad the opinion which has been ex
pressed uM along, that there would be no strike,
was reiterated again to-day. These officials said
their opinion was based on statements made by
local members of the Firemen's Brotherhood.
On the other hand, preparations which are un
derstood to have been made by the railroad
company are regarded as Indicating that the
company looks on a strike as a probable out
come of the situation. Representatives of the
firemen say that for a week past a bureau for
the employment of men to take the places of
members of the brotherhood in the event of the
strike has been iv active operation in New- York
ARBITRATION REPORT PERSISTENT.
A hopeful report which was current last night,
that there was a possibility of arbitration as a
way out of the difficulty, was still persistent to
day. This report was circulated immediately
after Mr. Shea had said 1 good night to Secre
tary Parker of the railroad company, who dined
with Mr. Shea at the hotel where the brother
hood official has headquarters. When asked if
it was true that he had received a suggestion
of arbitration, Mr. Shea declined to answer.
Asked Immediately afterward if such a sugges
tion had come from J. P. Morgan, who is one of
the railroad directors, he replied promptly that
it had not come from Mr. Morgan either direct
ly or indirectly, so far as he knew.
Seventy-five Russian laborers were put to
work to-day In the yards of the New-York, New-
Haven and Hartford Railroad doing what is
known as extra work, which includes snow shov
elling, clearing switches, etc. This started a
story that there had been a strike of section
hands, but it was afterward learned that this
gang of men had been secured because of dis
satisfaction with the work of some Italian la
borers who have been employed heretofore for
this extra work. The officials said there had
been no strike.
Tt was definitely announced to-night that
among those who bave applied for positions as
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said that he had no statement to give out about
the conference in New-York, but he gave the
impression that Mr. Shea and himself had seen
a number of men identified with railroad inter
ests. He said that it was quite certain that
the ballot would be opened and counted by the
DENY MORGAS MET SHEA.
Statement at Former's Office— Six
Hundred Beady in Case of Strike. z
At the office of J. P. Morgan & Co. yesterday,
it was said that nothing was known regarding
any conference between Mr. Morgan and Vice-
Grand Chief Timothy Shea of the Brotherhood
of Locomotive Firemen, which was hinted at "In
a dispatch from New-Haven, .to settle the trou
ble on the New-York,- New-Haven and Hartford
road. No conference whatever had been held
or was in contemplation, It was stated.
There was a great falling oft yesterday in the
number of applicants for places as locomotive
firemen at the employment bureau -established
by Conrad Schulze. at No. J2i» Cedar-st. and
No. 83 John-st. The men applying for positions
at No. 12i> Cedar-st. are sent to No. 83 John-st.
to be examined as to their eyesight, hearing
and other qualifications. Those who are ac
cepted, according to Mr. Schulze, will receive $2
a day up to the time they are needed, or. If not
needed, up to the time they are told their ser
vices are not reo.uired.
Mr. Schulze's assistant said there had been
over 2.000 applicants, of whom GOO had been
engaged. Only 1,400 were wanted altogether.
There was a report yesterday that the Civic
Federation had taken up the dispute and was
trying to bring both sides together again.
Ralph M. Sasley. chairman of the executive
board •of the federation, said that * there was
nothing in. the report. At the New-York offices
of the New-Haven company all knowledge of
any new conference was disclaimed.
EXTRA MAN ON LOCOMOTIVES.
Winsted. Conn., Feb. -Members of th* Brother
hood of Railroad Firemen said to-day that sine*
yesterday morning an extra man ha» been assigned
to every locomotive on th« Neugatuck and Central
New'-Er.slanil divisions of the New- York. ' New-
Haven and Hartford Railroad. Although the dlffl
culty of making steam in cold, weather and the
consequent d«lays to ' trains haVe been' Riven as
reasons for*. the', new - arrangement. trainmen kx»H :
on th« mov*. a* .. part of the company's prepara
tions for a strike, the. ot>J*et U;:i«i to break In 1.-*
men. • • ■•■ ■ '.'_•■• \^
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NEW YORK BOTTLING CO/S
O-UDIX-RATN-ER-BOI£N * BTRXE->
GINGER ALE and OTHER
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EQUAL TO IMPORTED. «• TEARS" TE3T-
Choir* Imported Oimaai«at»
. IS WEST :»TH *T.. a«ar Broadway.
Sp««Ullst hair coloring. Marcel w»>-«
JnsZ sSami2ioiiff. "toaa:cursa«. elaetrl*
The wild craze for surgical operations, the us«
of hypodermics and result drug habit*, th«
tad of stomach washing, must give way to ra
tional ideas of progressive medicine. The aboard
reaction of extremists to discard all medicines
and depend entirely on physical culture fads or
starvation diets is- Just as erroneous and eQually
dangerous practice. Thinking people should read
"The New Philosophy-Guide to Health*
Written by the stomach specialist.
DR. A. H. SWINBURNE,
25 W. 36th St (Suite 23), New York City
10 cents per copy to cover coot of mailing and
FEDERAL SUGAR TO REDUCE CAPITAL.
The stockholders of the Federal Sugar TTan»|ug.
Company, of Yorkers, at a special meeting hi Jer-
Mf City yesterday, voted in favor of the proposi
tion to reduce the c&pltalizatlcn of the company
from tO.000.o» to tis.KX>.O3a The omnion stock is
to be reduced from CO.Cca.OOQ, to r.j.M-u.o and th%
preferred stock frwn $3.\ooa.<M> to UO.txxXCCO.
.lT»nton> N. J.. Feb W.— The Federal Sugar Re
fining Company ban tiled la the oflke of the Seer*
tary "of State a c«rt«tlc«t>- reducing Its capital ass**
from S:<MXiO,CM to MS.«e.ouj. V ' 3tOcV
' .; .:: V !*•» -A -vMVMt. to DO IT.
but W.yoo di> not w«t wtitb< la tha Uttto «*,*,»
it«r,n-r»:» la its* n*rr«i» c»iuuuu l*-4a*. fmt ou» •»»
p*S* for future a*«4^ ; ; . 7 • . ,