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Fi EARLY DISCUSSION
Ser.nnrl Reading of Bill To Be
Movprj on Tuesday, with One
Week for Debate.
MINISTRY GETS A SURPRISE
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Division T.ipt on Disestablish
men, Bill Indicates That
Many Lihpr-o-i PiFiikr
r ???>??? ?? a T?;v,,:n. ?
April 21 - Hem? r;tiv ?t m
e- ""'ip' th? attentloi ?>t Parlia?
ment In tp? r^mi.,? ?>-'.<k The niini
[vo t.. mov? lha second reading
a ' ? Mil or Tuesday I* ?)" flrdi conse?
quence *.f th.. nations liai convention at
Dublin, and it plac,* truit sta?e 0f the
measure a week earlier than had been
sarpected In any quarter
The rejection >?. ? 11 be proposed h.
v. leT Hum?' Long, <\ho vas Chief Sec?
ratary for Ireland in th< last Unionist
administration Mr. tans, win giv? ex?
pression lo Unionist Indignation at wi>nt
1? described as a barefaced effort to rush
the bill and stifle discussion.
FIT? full days and two half days are
t,?? be H'-vot,.,T to *lio rir--h;.te. ?vnoroua .>n
*ha orra?iAn of the hill of 1M3 the seo
and '?"?'ding dlaousslon oooupKd twelve
day*. Unionists profess '<> be very
*tngrv. bul the House of Commons 1s not
so fond now as ii was i!?-;i of prolonged
debates and elaborated ."ne op lie?, at.d
liberal* .UK) Nationalists argue that
?\ erythiur tl it r;. n he usi fully said on
the subjeci ma** b< said in six flays.
i r ? got ernment had a nasty pill to
swallow when the division fleures on the
Welsh disestablishment bill wars an
nounced. The nominal majority of the
c?*?alltion Is 114. and th-> drop to T4?
taui.?'.; much surprise. The ?Nationalists
voie.i solidly, bul tii> analysis of the
division lists shows thai a number of
> ncli^h Liberals were absent, unpaired.
Thi? confirm* the Impression that scv
eral supporters of th<> government dis?
like the proposals for endowment, and
the Walsh Radicals' can scarcely conceal
their * hagrin.
Autumn Session Probable.
H is becoming plainer every day 1?
practised observers of Parliamentary
??dings that it will be found impu?
to pa?" both th? Home Rule and
llitt Welsh Church bllh through *be
? mi within the limits of an ordi?
nary session, and unless the House, is
,,t wor'.s well into September an
autumn cession is Inevitable.
],-, th?!-* circumstances the Cabinet, it
need hardly be said, now entertains no
Imp? "*" <)? aline effectively with fran
eblse reform this year, and. moreover,
an unexpectedly heavy storm threatens
to break over the govarnmeni in conneo?
? Uh the railway bill introduced by
Ihe pretddSJlt of the Board of Trade in
fulfilr ? promise given at the time
.??f the railway strike .settlement, last
it. The hill authorises rompantes
u -, itse their fares and freight rates in
order t.. meet the additional labor
charges, a'.'rt six notices of b motion for
reject the full number allowed by an
ritten rule of tV House of Com?
i ons, have been handed in for the ?ee
Three are in 'ho names of Llhora's.
Irwo in the name? of Unionists and one
in the name of a Lahor m-mber. as, 1
untierstand, would hav? hren the case at
the time th*- promis- ?vas civen. Com?
mercial men are up m arms against the
bill, and it has been unanimously con?
demned at a larg*-lv attended meeting
hurriedly summoned by the Mansion
Hoii?p Association of Merchants and
Atlantic Bookintis Heavy.
It might have b??n thought that as a
result f'f ?be Titanic disaster there would
v., | decline in the travel movement
across th- Atlant!'". So far. however, al?
most oil the steamship lines report an
increase in the nnmher of inquiries, ?s
well a? actual bookings, compared with
this Mme last year. Moreover, ?migra?
tion statistics are expected to show a
rirr^fi Improvemsnt on th? fierro?, of
1011. particularly In the direction of
In tho neighborho'"' of the Royal 1*x
chang?"' conversation is still chiefly occu
pied with the extraordinary losses which
th*- sinkins, of the Titanic has inn 1 ?"t*?*i
on insurance companiei and broker?.
No complete, list is or will he available
for inspe'tton, beraum those who hav?
?-...??n so badly hit aro not anxious to
have the full extent of the inroads made
upon their credit advertised to the pub
He. It is understood, however, that two
leading companies trill have paid $90,
fKV) earh as Insurant?e on the ??hip alone.
?part from any life risks thev may have
The insurant? offices' loss on the llvs
rf some of the millionaire*! who went
down with the vessel are frrlhly heavy.
A leading broker says 1t la *pi1te possible
that these men were insured up to fnoo,.
(V*f> or *4?W?On each.
Aid for Titanic Sufferers.
At present the Mansion IIou?c author?
ities are kept so busily engaged collect?
ing contributions which are pouring in
from svmpathizorB With ths victims of
the disaster that there has l>< .-n no time
t?. -arrange, for an allocation of the
money. The Lord Mayor himself in un?
well, the htrain of his oflfclal duties;
lately having been S h^avy hurd.-n upon
on? of his great age, but it is likely that
an Influential committee will soot) be
appointed to take up tho ta?k of dis?
tributing the monev. Th? mfrniiers may
be ?X pec ted to have their attention occu?
pied for a long tlm?. Dependents of
passengers as well as of the crew will
be sided. No fewer than l..';*7 men were
lost, and an special inquiries are neces?
sary Into the individual elrcumstan'-eH of
all those whom the disaster ha? placed
In distress a heaw undertaking facen
The Board of Trad?, whir h hss been
ssaatled on account of the supineness of
tat mtrtne department in not exercisinr.
batter ?uperviaion over the Ufegaving ar?
rangements on 'ransatlantic iin?rs. hat
aiwayr. been a subject of humorous
fcanter Not. even the memory of the
?ldeet inhabitant of th? islands mu r?
aai. a -pse.tlng ot ths board, arj-1 an u>
Iqulsltlve Member of Parliament recently ?
! wished to know who composed It. A
:-? cm?;, list was thereupon d'lg up from j
the pr.it? archives, and the House whs
greatly tickled by the information that
the Sneaker of the Irish Houae of Com? '
?none, which ha-- been inexistent since ;
the ye;ir 18?"*?, ?wnr* One Of ?lie i'Oard.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, it was
found, was another. Th? board is one of
, -h? oldest departments ol state, thi ?rig
inal Board of Trad? and Plantations
K been eetablished by Charles H In
I FRENCH RENTES SOARING
Paris Bours?* Buoyant in Ali
F- Cable t" '?* Tribuns
Parla. April 27.?The greet event of
the week on ?Im F'aris Bourse Is the
; steady rise and flrmness of French gov
i ero men 1 bonds, which, upon the ns??r
. an??? of the Minister of Finance thai
tlipv will he eaempi from taxation. ;ir.
j ticT?, bein-r ea*reri* purchased for in esi
; ment. The tendency of the market Is
buoyant, snd appreciable advances sre
noted in tii? French establishments ol
credit, especial!" Crt lit Foncier sha res,
; o'-inc to the probability of larger dr> i
In the mining dopa riment copper
shares are \?rv ?nn. Important loan?
are helns* nogotinted in Paris by the
<'r. dit Foncier of Brasil and South
America, which is placing on the market
Its $ino shares, these being already at a
j considerable premium.
steel and other Industrial share.? show
a marked Improvement, owin? t?> th.?
iaiKr arder? recently placed for military
nn'al armaments, for railroad <->ct?-.ti
slons ?>n the eastern frontier and also In
view of the heavy requirements for the
construction ol an adequate railroad
system In M> rocco.
| CIVIL WAR IN PARAGUAY j
i Government Warships Repelled
Whil*- Bombarding; Rebels.
Bn?no?? Ayres ?pril cr ?~*t-*-1] ??a; has
again brok?n out in Paraguay Telegrams
from Asuncion to-day stale that four v>\ -
|ernm?nt warships hmharded th?* r?volu?
i tionlKtS, who ar? cr*mmBn?l?d hy ex-Pr?-l
dent jar,!, i.t villa Encarnaci?n, n town 175
mile? southeast of Asuncion.
TI o flre returned bv th? revolutionists
Iwas 50 ?V*u directed that the warships, In
? a damaged condition, '?ere compelled 10 re
LAUNCH GERMAN BATTLESHIP
The Koenig Albert Named by Princess
Mathilda of Saxony.
Dantzlc. April ST. -Tie battleship K?nig
'?Alr-Tt. named for a form?r King of Sax?
on-. W8. launched to-day Tii? present
I Saxon Kins Friedrich August was In at
nce and made a speech, snd i Is siste
, Prince.-*- Mathilda, named ?!..-? vessel
Th? K?nig Albert is practical!'- identical
with the battleships Kaiser? Kaiserin and
: Friedrich <i?r Groses it has s tonnage of
; ?J "?'.->, and la armed with ten ?2-lnch and
fourteen S-lnch guns. The specifications de
I nidtid a spe?d of twenty-one knots. Thi
I warship's turbines arc adapted for the con?
sumption of either coal or o?l fuel. She ha
: five turrets, tree ol which ar? on the
?centre line, fore snd aft, a::d the oth?' two
are placed amidships. Th? cost of construe?
tlon I? nearly tU.OOfMMO
POWERS PLAN TO RESTRICT WAR
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Closing of Dardanelles Costly to Inter?
Vienna, April 27. - The closing of the Dar?
danelles Is causing such costij Interferen e
with International shipping that, the "Neu?
Freie Presse" understand**, th? powers have
decided on a joint effort to induce Italy to
-i front active operations In the
?Sgean Bea and restrict the Turce-Itahan
war to Trij.olltanta.
Constantinople, April 37.?An imperial
decree has been laeued sanctioning th?
declaloa of the Council of Ministers to ex
; pel Italians from Constantinople on ac
count of th? recent attack by Italian war?
ships r>n forts hi th? Dardanelles.
CANADA TO MINT OWN COIN
, Will Obviate Further Use of American
Gold in Dominion.
j Ottawa, April M.?The Canadian Mint
j will begin next month the colnag? of gold
, Jo and ?10 pieces, *? nidi will obviate the use
of American cold money, which at present
?3 practically ihe only K<>ld currency in use
in Canada. While British Sovereigns ar?
accepted at fa?*? value ?iielr difference from
the standard Canadian currency has pre
vented th?ir ?reri?ral nee, ami It Is believed
that severs; millions' worth of United States
gold 1B Circulating in the Dominion, being
1 hitherto the recgnized standard gold coins.
With the coinage of ?'anadian gold piec?s
the present difficulties will be overcome.
Iri exchange of ?'anadian and American
; paper money will obvi?t? th? discount tt*
tjuentiy eberged to ?'anadian visitors In the
l'nlt?d States. It is expected that about
|s....i,<vo of th? new gold coins will be.
minted et Ottawa this year. As an offset
te this the plans f,f the late government to
mint silver Canadian dollars have b??en
alandoned. The circulation will continue of
paper mon?y backed l>y the new gold cur
re no* -.
PRISONER MADE $300 A DAY
Paris Banker Conducted Financial
Transactions from His Cell.
peris, April 19.?The Paris polios recently
raided a financie! establishment In the Rue
i>afTitte and oofofleeated the contents <>f the
?a well a?, the books, thereby putting
a stop to the lucrative source of revenue of
a. banker named Zueco, who has been In
prison for eeveral months for Irregular
M. Zueco, although Occupying a cell, first
at tliH Santi- and then at Fresncs. contrived
to open another financial establishment in
the same bous.- as that occupied by his
bank. Which was closed by the police when
he ??.? arrest. .1. Vrom his cell he directed
a s< hems for getting ??mail investors to
subscribe jointly f?.r lottery bonds.
Business went well. The new establish?
ment was soon employing ten clerks, and
M. Zueco In his cell was making about $i?0
a day But disappointed client?, Informed
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CAPTAIN WILT8E RESIGNS.
Washington, April 27 ?Thn resignation of
'aj.taln Franklin Wlltse. of the Marine
Corps, eommandlna the Barracks at Key
West. SIM accepted hy Secretary Meyer to
day. Captsln Wlltse lb a native of New
York, where he was born in ISW?.
i REAR ADMIRAL THOMAS RESIGNS.
?Warhirrgton. April 27?Rear Admiral
suneey Thomas was placed on the re
Hst of the navy to-day on areeunt of
If? ??a? appointed to the Naval Arad
, assy from PennK'lvanla in IMf, Hit? act)*-?
I servie? ended ?h'.n he relinquished com?
mand of the Pacific fleet about two month*. '
[LONDON'S OPERATIC FEASll
Rival Companies Will Frequently
Present the Same Works.
KING AT HAMMERSTEIN'S
Sir Hprbprt Tree to Appear ai
Cardinal Wolsoy in Spocinl
, ,?,|, .., ? , Tribu? '
London. April 27.-The publie is profit?
? 11?. bj th? rlvalrj between i.'ovent liar
den ?-.fi the London Opern House Al
,;lf. ,,;,|, r tin ?"'? ';i ?vHnni Martlnelli
ha? been hailed a? ?' new i*aruso, v hile
ni Hie Hammereteln PnlHO" Felloe l.yw
and Orvllle Harrold are enhancing iheli
nlreedt great reputation* Owing to th?
.,,,., ; h:,i (y n opera -? ? ? >re running
in London ? om iirrentl?. the novel oppor
innif Is '" :''- offered of comparing cer?
tain works at ''?ven! (larden with sim?
ilar productions by the American Im
presarlo, for operas 1ike "Rom*o ??' Juli?
ette." "Paust.'1 'Travista." "11 Barbiere
di Slviglla" sud "Les Huguenots" sre
|tl the r?i?ertorj of both houses.
Novelties sre slsn promised b) tach
management. Of those announced b:
Mr. Hammerstein, "The Children of the
Don," bj .Tose..h Holbrool- and Lord
Howard de Waiden, and '*FI?nn and
t.-im." by Learmont Drysdale and the
I I?uk" "f Argyll, are the inosl Interesting.
A matine? ?it the London Opera flou?..
In aid of 'lie League of Mercy, si which
the King and Queen will be pr?sent, on
I Monday, promises to he a grand affair
'in every way. Th* demand for tlcKets
has been verj great. and s large number
jot' society people will be among the audl
fence. The programme will Include
?Felice Lyne und Orvllle Harrold In the
garden scene from "Paust." Plr Herbert
! Tree will sppear as Cardlnsl Wolsej and
?George Alexsnder will raclte an ode.
Then '"? lo be a charming mlnuel which
has been specially arranged by V'le
j countess Mattland.
Tii? jo'o season, which i- now begin
Inlng. win probable be qulel and un?
eventful. The offside rule win be con?
tinued, bu1 the proposed sbolltion of thi
height limit, which worked so w?n in
America, hHs been rejected. Most of the
old t-ams will be oui In full force.
Eaton will have the Duke of Westmin?
ster, Lock Rocksavage, P. W. Nl< k ills
land one of the Miller?, and upon their
1 success depends the sending of ? chal
' lenge to America for the International
i trophy of supremacy. It hns been said
thai th.- reeent sale of tome of the Duk<
of Westminster's ponies m??nt .i weak?
? eninsr of his determination to throw
: down the gauntlet, but .is n matter ..f f i I
it was merely e weeding out sale, and h?
has In h;s stable et the present moment
i ;ihout fortv ront's which ure up to In
' ternatlonfil form.
The Atlantic Union will hold its an
; nual dinn?r on Monda:- at the Dieudonnl
j Hotel, Ryder street, which this vear is a
favorite rendezvous for banquets of this
?nature. The Hon. and T>v. Edward
Lytellton, head master of Lion, will
1 preside, and the speakers will Include
? th? American Consul General, .lohn il
i Lo? Btrachev and Lord o'Hagan
The Duchess of Ifarlborough is paying
la visit to h'T father. W. K. Vanderbtlt.
In Paris, hut will return to Bunderlsnd
! House in th? eonrse ..f ,, few days.
!..,rd anil Lade Craven hav? con* In
Paris to meet Mr. and Mrs. Bradley
I Martin on their return from America.
|nnd the whole party will be hack In Eng?
land for Whitsuntide, as a largo party is
I he;ng entertained for the holidays at
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TEA PARTY IN A COAL CELLAR
| Fre.nch Actor Gives Pleasant Surpris?
to Friends in London.
London, April K?lUymond L?auserte,
whose performance ss th* French her., nf
"Paaay's First Piar" hu- won the ad?
miration of ixuidoi playgoers, gava a pleas?
ant surprise recently to his friends In the
form of u t<-r. part] m distinctly nowi mi,.
1 rOUttdlngS. M Lauserte had invltr.1 his
j fuest? to mm? and have t?a trlth him "in ?
a cellar." at N'o. ft l"ike street, St. .fames ? '
! If the wonder of the visitors w?.? ?rou???.!
; before th?lr arrival it was certainly height?
ened when thev hevan tr, r-x\ ?ore t!;|- orlgl
nal rendesvous, Much Ingenuity had been
displayed hj the owner .,f the cellar, Mi.?
Reld, in converting it Into an extremely
artistic nook. Th?* impression on descend?
ing was one of bowers of roses with
ramhlT? and ivy climbing o-?r whit.- in?.
tlee. a:,d although some of the Soon w?r?
richly carpeted, other? ?er* of the red
brick farm house order, giving th? quaint?
est effect. It required an f?T-.rt to realise
one "a? ,n a real coa] eellai within ..
stone's throw of Piccadilly,
It was inevitable that under such fonrti- !
tions M. Lauserte'a party would prove a
THE STANDARD NOT WORRIED
Oil Company Indifferent to Proposed
Plan of Reducing Rates.
The standard on Companj Interests ar?
said not to entertain any anxiety over the
move io;ide to influence th?! Intent?t? Com
mere? Commission to for?e a reduction in
pipe line rates. It is not behaved that the
artlon of the Independent compani? h will be
viporotihiy rippoeed. Th<. claim la nude
that the l?rice petroleum companies hare
their own pipe line.?, un<l that the amount
of oil transferred, outside (>f that owned by
the Standard, would be small. What mlKht
he lost hy the pipo Une companies would
be offset to a great extent by the larger
returns of th.i refineries.
The Standard OttCompan) is said to ho
contemplating an early general a "vanee to
retailers, proportionate to recent advances
lo Jobbers? which win amount to about one
ont a gallon.
EXPECT BANNER COPPER YEAR
Amalgamated Interests Will Spend
$1 2,000,000 in Montana.
lohn r>. Ryan, president of the Amalga?
mated r-oppf-r Company, said In an infer
\l<w at Hutte, Mont., yesterday that the
numbers of his party now in that city had
agreed to ^end |12.00n,ono tn Montana In
the n?xt year. * In this period." Mr. Ryan
declared, "Butt* win ?how greater prosper?
ity than in any year of Its history. Th? i SB?
sag msrket it splendid, consumption the
wrrld over Is at s maximum snd pri?es ar?
satisfsetory. The outlook la that during
the next fsw ^-ears all producers tr|| hav*
to de is to produce evarv pound of eopper
that can ha texan out of the ground '
In regard to the effect that the political
situation ?a? l!k?ly to hav? on th? market,
Mr Ttver tairl he could SM no resion Why
the rraaldinilsl iiotralnatlons sad political
diecuEtloD should interfere wlia piegraas.
FOR A CIVILIZED MOROCCO
French Benin Thorough Organ?
ization of Protectorate.
CAPITAL TO BE CHANGED
Rabat Mav Supersede Fez?
Throe Trunk Lino? of Rail?
road Laid Ou*.
. ..,.;,. ... "i - l . Ihui ?
p.-iii-.. April 27. Th- French govern
?n?-;,, ; sending considerable relnf rce
mente In Morocco, and is ll"', actively
engaged In organising 'l"' prut??, torat?
i.n ;i thorough .'tnl permanent basis. It
has .." n - Irtuall? derided II at Rabal
shall Btipersed? Fes as the i apital of '*!?
roc*?.. Rabal Is on th? Ulai ??>?? ' 'oast.
nome nt't> miles north of i asaWan? a,
mid has man: advantages, strategical,
economical, commercial snd sanitary,
o vi r Ft i
As soon r..u the !.??<?*? r:.il.'I between
Tangier and Reliai Is i omi let? d RhImiI
will be onlj ii three daya' iournej from
Prance, *.*. hile Pen Is n< arlj t< n days'
distant. Moreover, In rase of any re?
< rudescen.f t hellion !?'?/. ? :'n ? ? ? '?'
be invested and Isolated h hostile tril?**??.
which, of course, never uould be ??? ? ri? -
with Rabat, where war hips could cover
th? ' Ity und its approach? a
Rabal is ! ?bltable for Kuroneans all
ti;' year round, having ?-. climate like
thai of tiie Madeiras, being In ;' latitude
.-"iiv* fifty miles north of thoae Island.*?.
Bullan Mulal Haflg has no confi?
dence In the tribes near Pea, especlall*
I after the recenl revolt, snd is strongly
in favor of transferring Ihe capital lo
Rebel where In* has hla spacious palace
of Dar-el-Maghsen, and where the Has?
san tower and <>iii?-r monuments of for?
mer Moorish dynasties give the town -ill
th? Moslem traditions and propice n..'
f\s-;.r* for ii ???*'*. capital of Morocco.
Ii \?!<s Announced to-day thai tbe re?
organisation of th.* country would be
confided t'. <'.?-lr'-r..! Hubert Lyautey, >*no
of the mosi capable officers In ihe
French uriii* General Lyautey, who
?'ill rake the title ..f Resident ?tench
Governor of Morocco, has had long ex?
perience ..;' conditions in Northern
Africa ar' commander of the army divi?
sion stationed *? t Oran, Algeria. His
appointment renders th?? maintenance of
j h Preneh legation at Fes unn? 'essary,
and Bugene Renault, Minister to Mo
roc. ... it la announced, will receive diplo?
ma tl< promol t. ..n sppointmenl to an?
??th? r pest,
A beginning la to tie made ai on ?
'? illding s comprehensive railroad
t?-m linking th ? hlef ? Itiea and M-n port s
of Morocco Three ti ink lines i ill !..?
Inid down, one connecting Tangier and
Pee, anothei paai i ? Mequl i end
s third from Tangier lo ':..;.. t. Thla
project la confided to M d.> Nom , ,.
chief engineer >*f the Department of
Pon tu ??! Chauss?es, ."nd vu; open ii| to
trade tr>c richest perl of ihe Fren? ?i pro?
CHECK FOR S25.00O.non
The Union Castle. Transfer a Record
London, Arm "?? ? The largest cheek la
connection wttk /. shipping irsn?..-?."tton
changed bands recent I a <? th? transfer
ist!? .Mal! st, imshlp rom?
pan y t.* il,, r...?.?) Mall Hlea n Packet Pom?
pai ' a ? completed The check \? :.? for ?
?uni of between >? ???'??> ni i?".. ?
in December, IS11, the Royal Mail st? im
Packel ' ? - and the Rid? r TJ.
I '. mp .? ..... ha?j, th?
? ordinary aharei ol the Pi
und? ; an agreement at 123 I
share Th?* agreement provided thai hold
era accepting thi offer ? ?' n receive a dlvl
dend of i', j? r cent for 1911, In addition to
the ?nt?rltn dividend alreadj paid. I
tlcally all the ordli ?* si ireholders si ? I
to sell th? Ir shares,
Th* purchasing romp n ,- r?i^?-? paying
Donald Currie ?K Co th? .' CWMW) In
consideration ol I lelr resigning th.lr otn<-.
of managers ?< the I'nloii-t'astli company
end ..??r ? ? Ins ? ?'?? ? ?' n len yearn no! i" >-om
j.. ?? a It h thai i ompany.
READING STOCKS RAPID RISE
Although Ba<-ed on Sound Values, Tt
Fails to Impress Investors.
Th? sensational ad*. made m R. ?'
InK ?luring lha leal \?."K. during Which tim*
it r?.-?* 13 points, has felled to Impres con
aervaUve interests. Although believe
tha? in?* Mo..1* i~ entitled in -? il h' h much I
higher figure owing t" ihe standing and
ascertained vain.- <>f the Reeding property,
there seenu >" '.? >." reason legitimate In
character '.'mi could s'errent such ?n ad
vence in so --ii"i i i? t i in
Th- probeblllty of the dividend being In?
creased thla year l? said la !?? hardly Mifll- '
dent to reuse the vi... k to so? i \ month
nie Reeding wsa quoted al 160 l*eat Frl?
dey afternoon H had lumped to ITB'4. ihe
highest price it i>n>l ever attnlned, und ,i
m men) other sensational rises in which
Reading has figure!!, no reason cen be act
uelly sttsched lo the mo* ? m< nt.
DIPHTHERIA CLOSES COLLEGE
One Death and Four Cafies in Infirmary
at Seton Hall.
Booth Orange, S .i . April 2" i Special )
Beton Hail College here Is closed because of
diphtheria, one death and four cases In
the Infirmary at this time having caused
grave ooncera A dosen students who ar?
believed to heve beenesposed to the disease
are under observation at the Infirmary,
Most "f the student body iia\ ?? gone home.
Ch?ries English, elevi n y.'ar*? old, died.
He area a stii'i. nt iii Bayley Hall, the pre?
paratory school attached to the college. The
boy wan ill nearly a week in iii?' Inflrmery,
Hud yeeterdejr ens taken to his home,
where he 'iie.i n<- ??a? the son of Mr
n*ni Mrs. John DngUsh, m Bagle Rock a*..
tine, West l ?ran?.
All tin buildings of Hie college and the
preparatory school ?r? to be fumigated
prfurr sessions lire resumed.
THREAD CO. STRIKE GROWS
Nine Hundred More Operatives Join
and Hold Grievance Meeting.
Wllllmantl?-, ( ?.nn \pni ;: The strike
of operatives in th' nvsnufacturing d?p?rt.
meats of the American Thread Compon*
smbreced i.Mt to-day. an increaas of see
sine? yesterday. An orderly mess meeting
was held, at ?*hleh ?pre.-he*, in r,nrll**h,
Preneh and Polish ver?, made
This afternoon organizer;* of the Fe<W..
i|?-n of ?Albor came from Pall Fiver and
?-. ^ atk te ferre a unten Pm striken
? that a premised! i?"? per neni -.?re in
IS only net'-d from ! is I per
esa?, snd they ?am M peg cent (or. all.
Map ni Morocco, showing relative positions of Fez, the present capital, and
Rabat, the proposed capital.
GEN. BOOTH LOSING SIGHT
May Have to Abandon Farewell
Tour of United States.
HAS GIVEN UP HIS WORK
Physicians Fear Cataract Cannot
Be Cured and That Darkness
Will Come to Army Head.
April 10. It li .
the friends of Oeneral William Booth, th?
, ?? togenarlan founder and still .i^ttv> head
I of the Salvation Army, whose Ufr. i? on?
of th? moal extraordinary human docu-j
\ rem <.f n odern times, 'l.Mt one of the
: mo t , hertshi d ? Ishes of his de lining
. rears will hnv? to abandoned -hla farewell
tour from c,)nst to coast of the I'nlted
States, a* .1 climax !?? hli three??-or? years
spent for the ?.ni'1' k 01 a moral end i
Ther.. i- grave dangi r that '.: e man who ?
; flrsi brought the iig-hi of h reaaonabl? and :
wing Christianity t" tii? slum?, .,*
London's Whltechapel and Manchester's
Angel Meado? where the only angel pr -
known aas ti ! dark demon of
and despairing gloom -who ta ?
t'.? evangelists ? .' th? whole world how t"
llcrht the lamp of fsltli and hope in the ,
hearts ..f outlaw .-,trl outcast, ?ubmerged
in the undercurrents or the densely pop-I
list? . great dtps. Will It''.?, if loi
light ? esrtl ?? eyes, though still living
and lighted by thai abiding faith In God
,?:;?! man which has never weakened or
| <;.'ii"iiii Booth received the icivM t eon-1
I gratulations on hla eighty-third birthday
?while !..- was ???. ..:t::-.'^ with QUlet fortl- I
tudi in attari iti i?t with hli manner i
iking to ?- .??.'.?i!' re In i ktd."
the decision of eminent surgeons bj to
> ? r an operation may curs h second
i stta k of catara' t Th>- ?ye now an*-''fe.i
!? not that which wa* previously treated,
? ?? in h?H.M..,i ti Ht It la a sympathetli
?? affliction And I? is gravi ? doubted lhat
ihere Is much hope of preserving t!i<- grand
; and good old man's light, although the
most dtstingulshi I api '? ? will b? called
I in to ni.i ih< ma now attending him
Th> ;.-???, ' ?'?'?. to h.iv? sailed foi N
: g the preeenl month and to
hav? aided by hla powerful voice the Men
i d Ri Uglon Foi m srd Mo ,ement, bul his
H .lit., ?j? flrsi postponed, and n ?
i ? age ai l croa >contln< mal j
II ni< ' Iki '?? hav? m be abandoned
if.- i. ?i ily addreseed largs ',
.? r ? Ti ? . ai 'i Huh ;
i , ' . . ? ligg u. r.- :
|( ,i to foil, a preparatoi ? to im
Amerh si toui. a hlch, In I ? n, ? is to i.? |
? i bj a \ istt to i 'anai i at l a Salva? |
? ret ?\ .M In the i ?omlnlon. Th< ?e ?
g? ! :i\ - i ??. n abam oi e I, owing to
? ,- ? r h- alth, ' ommander |
i i Booth v' III ?all from Se ? ,i ork o i
v., .it >??.!.!. and ^:ii eonfei with fhi aged
: .. :
? ri-1 work no* in i
1 ?j? no a
. aiflli ?. n wl Ich darkened
da; a of w II Ism ? warl Qtail?).
. ri? tid,
Hoi h had mai ? i ' Inn - in con mon Is ! oud j
life ? ? || .i\. r the normal span and ti ?? di -
to -en.1 humanity. William Booth In-]
Ijured hi? sight while on th< "tiring line."
-, v ... hhnsell espresi H In hla her- ?
iiil?-an liiboi Irving, lo rea?h and ; ? ?
: i. ;.I< of ill th woi Id. In
il. it? f the in isi modern method .i n
. ?., .. ??? i ? ? ??' ..o .i h?ah
motor which !???! t>> th? aei-idenl no*
sal effect Hi a ii land
I lug "p m i he i ,'i .i is hi - wont lila I h s
; ? hite hall .i ". ard iralllnw n ilie win i
1 und his ..' ? ? 'h liikii - :n i hi lovelini si of
ane tin oiigh >\ hl< h th < ?? \ es
i fl\ ^.;s blown iK.ilnst ice uf
, hi? pupil? and ????l^.-'i under the ? .??ltd with |
?.noua results l" fore II .Id be re?
mo? r,\ The i on ? r*u< ni Infection Ii du< ed j
., ici snd hi i,p. i .ti i..11 i ? ? ? ?fully I
\ ;,,-i formed and Ihe en? ral sppai ? m I \ ?? n
n <i.,n d
V often hspp m hi ye vit. ?? sympa
? ti i ai k manir ?ted Iti i I In the ? ? ??
..? Injured, and II t'ili new irouhl? j
| m hlch, it Is feared, a 111 rrlppli ihe useful- j
m f this (.-rurnl .Li humanitarian, who]
im?i ?..-Mi carrying the * ; ? > -1.. -1 Into hovel!
nr.d hIuih -i i ' hi ? i ? a- nt years old
I All Knitland Is unxlouslj hoping t tal i
|, ure will i"- ? O ci d and thai the ene il
will lie spared yet .i little longer i?> beuellt
?STEEL EARNINGS AWAITED
?Estimates Place Figures at from
i $20,000,000 to $25,000,000.
! < iw lug to the Irregularity m the
trade since the beginning of the yeai greal l
'interest is being sim?n m regard i" the net
earnings of the United Btatea Bteel Corpo?
ration, which will be announced ;>t h meet?
ing ol the directors Tuesdsy. Borne esti?
mates place the flgurea as low aa |*s*.0S*?,0?,
while others believe the amount will ex?
ceed |*&OSS\0Q6. If the first num.ni tlmir.-s
I are corred the compan* win be able to
[enow ? surplus for Improvements after
dividends sre paid, if the earnings fall
I below t'j'>.<""?.<'?? there will bs ?i deflelt upon I
the t-ayin.-nt of dis ?demis lo stockholders
The wide diversity Of opinion as lu the
I probable llejures is not surprising, In Octo
ber of la>t year Bteel common ?"id st il
Early In November minis roads place.i or?
ders for rails and equipments ami a boom
that would equal thai of UN was predicted
As y result the common stock sdvanced to
sj*a early In Januar* The price* for luv
lebed producti arara extresaely to*?, ho??
aver, and doubt was caused among the
manufacturers whether the predicted boom
The i"ntt?d stat*s .?tt??i eCiraratlon I is
MSMi?d sfnterr.ent: freni time to tim* Show.
?in*; lncre-i:<d order? re'?n** .>ul M
jgUCd 1m -ure lh.it th* illir*,? ? IS ?lilpl?
th? result ol th? unpredtghte strlces that
jaavs besn . . >ii ?i.
RODIN MUSEUM FOR PAI
State Plans to Preserve H<
Biron as Memorial.
Paris, April IS.?France In to have a H
museum. The beautiful Hotel Btron, w
the sculptor paeees part <>r .very ?lay. a?
i" seea hin frlenda end gives sitting
those for whom he works, \* destine
perpetuate inn nemo <in?i hi? works.
Rodin offers ell Iii.?. works that are It
.. . n possession, tit?* result ot forty y<
lebor; his o?\n statues, drawings, en?t'
and til*-- collection ?'f antique statuari
the stete, to be preserved In that per
the historicnl menalon which the m.'iiI
now occupies and which after hi." deatl
according to thia p?en, to becotae . \>i
museum, while the fine groun-Ja whteh
round It ere to he a public sard n.
offers to strenge all th?~ at his own e
>.; eondlti >u that he ma;- eont.nu'i i"
* : ;? * it ms |i>\iiion while he livea
"My long cereer is ii.-arlna- ita end," -
the "III man. pethetlcelly. He cannot i
t.. think thai th" grand old hotel sh.
become either a ly?-?4.? <>r a governn
office. "A government o!ti?*e et the if
Biron!?it would be the ruin "f this
mlreble building. The architect* wh > w<
gel hold of it on thi i r.'t.-xt of i i ?sen
h would demolisli, reconstruct, fai
change Its eipect, end destroy Iti chai
terlstic feeturee. Celm, solitude, reel
for ancient souvenirs are th-- i e 'eseery
ting for the old menslon. My r-'an has
double edventage of dowering th?* si
with !;?? wbl ?!. arc nty rery i
and eevliig t :-..??-<? buildings, preserving ti
In their t?. harmony sud slgtdltcance.
NEW VESSELS TO BE BUII
Many Inquirios a Favoral
Feature of Steel Market.
? ? ol the favorable featur.-? ?if fie si
! market at r re.i"tit ?s the fact that there
Inquiries oui for th?- building of fifte?.n n
isels, Most of these boats will be ht
teel, i"f|uirln?r fifty thousand tona
more ..f piat?--s nn?l shapes. The Stand)
Oil Company will tak.* three or four,
i ludlng ? barge, and several ???her oil a
navigation companies ar> In the marl
for one or t**o ix.'ats each.
The ?'hotapeak'? <t- Ohio srill e*onn : av<
twehty-elght?cai barge, and the govei
ment ?ill receive bids June 10 for a rl
There ,ir" ?-?-vera! n<?*v Inqulr
in the merket for structurel steel. One
th" largest to '??? pieced In years will
the contract for the new union statl"ii
Cincinnati TI i- huill?n.; will r?>?,u!re nir
then ifiO.OM tons "? steel Eq ilpmenl ore?
from th* ver loua reilorada ai.miln*: o
in fair volume.
OWL EATS LIKE A LION
But Then It's a Forty-Pound Bit
from the Klondike.
.Man? thlnga heve corns to n<;hf in ti
Klondike, eepeclelly K'>l>i nuggets, but ?
<.f th? latest is an ov.1 named Hobo, whli
I,.is been presented to the Central r^i
menagerie by a famtl* which returned fr<>
there a shmt time ago and s..ii?*.i for Euro]
from thla port. Hoho ?elgh* forty r",rn,;
N iii?. biggest owl evei seen by the mensi
? rl-- ?rnetela and li.s sn appetite, eccon
;n?, m Donald Burns, the bird keeper, thi
II >t>? great it-, a VOUn| lion's
Bobo has :. cege to himself snd I*, look?
after by Bums The persona who brous*!
him from th?* Klondike mentioned only h
?eight and alse ss betn* o( heroic pp
portions, but did not mention his h?.?p?**?t
1'esterdey when Burns sought th?* mei
fur iiis forty-pound rherge "Bill" Bnyde
the heed keeper, e'ho has cherge of dolls
...it ti?..- pro? r Ion ?. seid
"Wh.it ... ?on T-snt ??|fll BUeh ? hiR nii*i
. ;' meat, I tonald ' '
i Then Murn? told hin. II was tor Mi? n?
"Why, he cat.*, ss much meat at one sli
' ln| sa ?' lion. ' seid Sn* dei
Bobo'i hoot! .nd like . foghorn on a
?? i m lili? i
DEVICE TO PROTECT H0RSE?
American Wins $500 for Inven
tion in Contest Open to World.
An award of 1600 for the invention of
device in protect horses from Injury an.
s'lff.-riiiR' in the city streets ?h- mede >ev
t.i.i..*, through tii< Society for th.* Pre
\.mu Ion of Crueltj to Animals, the pria
going lo Di George x Klnnell. Contest
ants from all over tin* world tried for th
reward, which waa offered by Mrs, Kim?
J, Poet, a novelist, snd ?56 Inventions w.'n
The device of the winner, e-ho Is an Amer
Lan. Ih Intended to he attached t>> th?* hoe
and to prevent horses from slipping on sre
pavements, siso enabling the animal t<
draw heavier loada '?itii <? minimum ol
?.?'i \ .ihm strain. The glfl <>f the money srll
h?* made to-morroa by Mrs. Tost througk
th.* society, l'or nearly tea months th.
more practical of thi models raboaltte?
have been t-.t.-.i by experte.
OFFICERS MUST RETIRE AT 64
Supreme Court Sanctions Law Compel
ling Them to Yield Commissions.
Albany, April IT, The constltutloneHty
? ?i th?. law passed lam y.'ai automatically
retiring officers of the National Guard when
they have reached the sge <>f shrt*>four
years was upheld to-day In ?i ieotston by
Supr?me Court Justice Rudd.
Major William M. Klrby, of Aubuni, who
lied been retired under Ihe law, appii*-.!
i f.*r a wrii of mandamus to compel hia re?
i Instetemenl a*- ordnen ? officer of tiie divi?
sion h.i.liic ehsrge of snia!1 anus practice
' In th" |d snd iih brtgadee, contending that
I the retlremenl law ??as unconstitutional.
Justi".' Rudd denies the application, boM
log that the lau i- constitutional and t.- in
the inter?"-! of Increased efacleaej in the
i * ice.
Ma.vi Klrby ie* one of fiie ?.slariel offi?
ce-? of the Nsttonsl ?JuaM Anotiier ofh
i*i aiM mutt conform to UM statuts '"
Mejor i.-uerai ?.liar1.* Pre??is J?oe. who
v ?il be placed on th*. retired list ^n
Wednesday next, to bf sueesedel by Ma?
jor John F. O'Rysn, of the Field Artillery.
CHINA OUETING DOWN
U. S. Marines to Leave Tien-Tsin
Probably This Week.
BELGIAN LOAN CANCELLED
American Minister in Peking
Advises That Joint Protest
'!"r?ni The Tribune RvrMu 1
Washington. April 57.?Plsturrmr.-e? ??j
?"bins, especially .iions: th* ssethera coast.
ere not t >.?? oeeeslon of so m?i'*h ^oneern to
til- United states es they were ? month
ago, the Depertmeni of State beine adri?e?i
thel conditions srs much improved Th-re
i? considerable uncertainty expressed h? to
the rltuatlon at Mre?Tow, but nito?;ether
Hip prnhahiiiti?-**; of tranqulllty sre better
than they ?i.i*?* been In weeks
Admiral Nicholson has submitted an en?
couraging report to the Na* *? Department
stating that th? country aio,,K th- so**t*Mn
coast shows -rent Improvement wtth rs>
sp?ct ro order, while the Am..iV;)n Mln.
Ister .it Peking conveys th? Information that
there is a decided betterment in affairs in
Xorth China. Danger to American dtlgaati
has h??n much lessened hy the feeing of
content that Is gradually taking hot! of
the so|.it?rs who were clamoring for pay
several weeks ago, with the result that
?inarchy w;i? threatened.
Reduction Is Justified.
indications now ar? that two rcnpanlej
of I'n'ted States marines ?rill lca?ra Tiin.
Tsin in a few dav?. ?? H ie^Uction r.f .h?
marin.? guard i? belltrred Juatlfled iiow
e.?r, |.rec(itit;on? to j.rot?ct Americana will
atill b? maintained und ad?quat? ??*?
guard? will he thrown about Und? Satn't
Although th* rebellious fe?ling that h?a
hune ov..;- sections of Chins for months i?
gradually disappearing. there r.-man?
much suffering among the poorer ciasssa
A trreat ?l?al of th* lawlessness )? attrib
lltabl? to extreme poverty, Th? R*d Cross
has don.- r?markabl? work tn allevlattne
the suffering and Is planning an even
greater campaign of relief among t:-.?
S'liza-eiulim.? that Russia and Japan ar?
ava-li.ioiisly watrhin* the struttgl? in China
and that the United States, |n f,irrii |,
watching these two power* to rv?-."
their gaining points of vanta*?, have h?en
made, but the administration :.- careful m
deny all such reports in the mo?. ,.,-,,.
phatlc iwmr.er. the sol? ohject ..f this
country's concern ieing to protect araeri?
cans and perform humane service a-noig
thi luffering Cblm .->
?'hlr.a had undertaken to cancel th* Bel.
gian loan of no.oon.-.,,, ,,,,,3 nas encane" ?,"t
to uSe funds eorrowe.1 from tn- ether ?court
to repay th- ti.iiV.iv.i atreadv advas***.
thereby respecting th- joint pr?t.;?t mad?
by th- four powers on March 2?, accordi: c
to Information reeejVe.1 by the D?r;i:rn.*ni
of State to-day from Minister i"*alhojn
Recent Financial History
Am?rlcan. British. French and ''-r-rai
groups undertook to supply in monthl: b>
stalments th* fund? necessary for the ha?
nie'iiat? pi?rpo*es of th* provl.-iov.al a/overr
nient In China when It sasumed dedol |
form. ent*rlng Into a Written a?t^rnen:
with President Yuan f*hlli-kal that I
would be $i\ en th? option ?f fiirnlahing
the money for raorgsnlsatlon. estlraated *<
|3>.O,O9O.000; but sub.-?n'iently Premier T%ns
Bhaoyl opened negotiation-? a th th? Bel?
gian financien:. When It became knewti
that the Beician tn-ip had l?*conM hi' 'I'*1
in the itnancea of Chins th?re ?;.? a ? <:?>?
ous protest, th? claim being made tl K It
negotiations were In violation of th? ages?"
ment with th* four groups
The four groupe secured si sgr.
that the t"k)Q,*0*o*n*i needed for th? rargea?
tzatlon of the government would be ?cessai
over .1 term ol tive years claiming that th*
terms would be a* satisfactory as r,v.:id h?
obtained anywhere, it was supposed thai
the negotlatl ,t - a ? ? s exclu ve w hen It *?**
dl? ivered ti f th* contract with ths Bel?
gian group was contemplated.
Adv..? are that the terms of csRcetlS?
lion laid down by the Chinese goveroatsnt
permit the transaction Involving the *d
lanci of 11,'?<?.'??? to stand ? ' itaee
ttattona for a subaequeni loan ef ?W.s?*MII
it is stat.-.i that the a ttlon reported ntakea
it possible for the composite groups, lacla?*'
ink- Russia and Japan, to resum< w*?**ta?
lions to furnish the fund? nece?sarj for ?h?
n orgsi IsatIon.
LINE COSTS $25.867.363
Royal Mail Steam Packet Co.
Buys Union Castlo Steamship Co.
a check -? V" M - " '? <?'
Royal Mar. Bteam Pa< kei " n| iny "'
favor of the L'nlon > sal ? Btasinshlp Con
pan-, completed the purcliass ef ths mitt*
lin? by the former ..nd makes the RojtsI
.mh: the largest steamship concen -.n th*
world, TI ?? tin.il payment wsa
London, sccording te a cabla dispal ' re?
gelved yesterdsy ?t the lo Si ot*sca" ?
With the acquisition of the Union casts
l.ine. tii? Royal Mall now either etwas ?*
controls ? majority of the stock in *lv
- unship r?mpanle? with a total tonna.?
of |.o8a,*m0, Iti nearest competitor in ?*?
matter of tonnage Ii th? Flsmlmrg*?*?sssfl?
..m with a total ol i -"?? ?*?. The **?*?
panic?, steamship? md tonnage now -essai
and a.tilled by th? Royal Mai Itsasi
Packei Compan) are ss fo ?
Une tea ' gfc
noj?| \t.. at? am Pa let O *?? -
K ?rlK ..,?..?, l?3 -',r;?;
Lsmporl .v llotl
fnloa Cs?tl?j 4! ;. n
I i.elfle Hteani Savlgsllr? Co -?? itatt
OUnn and Shite Unea
Are You Fat?
v.,,, know you ran not stay fat. non?
jfou. That is. von can not b* fat 'i""1
in style The daj when a fat woa-as am
tolerated Is passed Koeradsya ?J a-sawj
iniiM be in proportion oi be 'f;,',"r'.
This does not mean \<>u BhoUlf "" " ' _
skinny, however, roa should not s**5, ,
low the hard flesh line All you ""^..?n
lose is the bulky fat Thai <>?"' v"'1 ? ',
nnd yourself to be a well-wroted ss
therefor? ttaBd*K>me woman.
Now. how can this be aoae? ,u'*x'.
. i .situ; and dieting, fes. snd '>" '"' t
iv?o nHin.? will bring some results. "?
not easily it?*'soon. <>ne Is very **
worli: the other Is torture. Uiss?
islther can be depended on to i*auss s ^
or?n r?duction Th.\ mS) "k? "J ,,,
tshy shoulder, for sxample, and lesre,
louble ehln untouched. What ;"" ?' .,
,..i ?se, is somethtna pleasant to t
as) without iniury t.. your hesita
ake the fat off uniformly and ni"'k,?' ,,?|
it the rate of a pound a day or SS? l
t Is all gone where von want it to *?"
I-or this puni?se nothing i? l*****Cl
1er, saf. :? Or ?nnpler than Marm?'*..,|..
crlptlon Tshlet? lne\penf?i*? ,\,'?,!i
ue larite rase, casting W ''en'* cinir,.,?t*
roduce results; ^.?lfe becauee they ' r
o wrinkles oi siouiacli troubl*. but r?
,pro\e the health and ?omple**00' *n&>
hin?, and ?impie, b?r.?.ii!.f they sws?
?ork without asking thought or ?**",.
he part of :he t?k?r. In short. tn?. (,
h* ANPf.T.n If J.-OU ar? fat ?ni *?? t?>,
e Ihinnei If wir druggit" 1* ^
ettei kind he will have them? V^
Tit? th* license-?. The M.V.1^1?
v, tots Karmer Bid;.. Petrolt, "'?