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J "VOL LW.-NO. 2o5. NEW YORK, THURSDAY, MAY 13, 1897.-C0PYBIGIIT, 1897, DY THE SUN PRINTING AND PUBIJSHING ASSOCIATION. flucE TWO CENTS. fifl
M'RLNLEY'S CUBAN POLICY.
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vvamiwoto:. May 12. President McKlnley,
Secretary Sherman, and members of the Foreign
Relations Committee of the Scuts have been In
coaff renc thU afternoon knd to-night on the
Cuban question. The Admlnbtrmtloa U prepar
ing to outline k Cuban poller, knd a k prelimi
nary step the President U anxious to tecars the
ttnscwt harmony of kctlon between the Stkte De
partment knd Congress, knd also to hkTe the
juMic fuUy understand the facta upon which ha
will base thkt poller. The debate In the
Senate daring the present week on the Joint
resolution of Senktor Morgan, providing for the
recognition of belligerency knd the mkintenknee
' e 'trie; neutrality on the put of the United
State, has not been entirety- satisfactory, either
to the friends or opponents of the revolution,
mainly because of the repeated charge thkt the
State Department hu not teen fit to f ally advise
the Senkte as to the nature of kll the reports on
file In the SUte Department from representa
tives of the United States In Spain knd Cuba.
It U maintained by the opponents of the reso
lution that the Bute Department Is doing every
thing possible to meet the expressed views of
Concrete, but they are not able to deny that
the charges brought by Senators Morgan. Al
ien, snd others, that the confidential com
munications received from Consol-General
Lee snd other agents of the United States,
which are. of coarse, of the utmost im
portance, hare been withheld even from the
members of the Foreign Relations Committee.
It is naw proposed to meet this charge by send
ing to the Foreign Relations Committee, in confi
dence, every scrap of information on the files of
the Stkte Department In relation to the Cuban
quetticn. Then, as a second step In the policy,
the Morgan resolution, which by general con
sent went over to-day, pending the conference
between the President and the Senators, is to be
referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations,
which will thereupon decide what part of the in
formation to make public
The President told the Senators to-day that it
should at once be put In possession of every re
port received by the Stkte Department. For sev
eral days past the State Department officials.
under the direction of Judge Day. the First
Assistant Secretary, have been preparing this
information for transmission to the Senate com
mittee, and to-night it was laid before the
members of the sub-committee, who to-day
talked with the President. This committee met
at the residence of Secretary Sherman, knd It is
I thought thkt. as the result of their conference,
the bulk of the Stkte Department's reports will
be made public at once, perhaps to-morrow. Al
though no definite statement has been made by
any responsible official of the Administration, it
is generally believed that President McKlnley
will not proclaim his Cuban policy, even if he
has yet decided, what that policy will be, until
Itr. Calhoun, the special commissioner whom he
sent to Cuba, shall return.
One Important reason for the present activity
of the mtnithH"" and the Committee on
Foreign Relations in their attempt to map out a
harmonious Cuban policy Is their desire to coun
teract the effect of Senktor Foraker's speech In
the Senate yesterday. It is learned from those
J, who talkM with the President to-day that he was
6j very much surprised at what the) Senator had: to
V say about the attitude of the tti i..irr.rtrwi
on the Cuban question, knd inclined to be some
what annoyed at seme of his statements, chiefiy
because they were accepted, whether properly or
cot, ss being inspired by the President himself.
Mr. ranker's statement as to the President's
policy was brought out by a question directed to
him by Senator Allen of Nebraska, one of the
most enthusiastic friends of Cuba in the Senate.
Mr. Foraker has stud that the Administration
has a Cuban policy, and that in due n. it
would take action in accordance with it. Then
Sir. Allen abruptly asked the Senator what that
policy Is. To this Mr. Foraker replied:
"The policy of the Administration as to m
matter, as I understand it, is to ascertain at
JK cnee. beyond pendventure. what are the exact
WJ conditions existing In Cuba. It has taken steps
m in that direction. It has sent its duly author-
jj ixad agent there to make the inquiry. It will be
but a ihort time until a report Is made to the
Administration s, report made by the Adminis
tration's own representative a report npon
which the Administration will be warranted In
Secretary Sherman, It is understood, is par
ticularly annoyed at the statement that the
President has sent a duly authorised agent to
Cuba to make inquiries. The Administration
has been very desirous of creating the Impres
sion that the mission of Mr. Calhoun to Cuba
wa simply to Investigate the facts of the
murder of Dr. Ruiz. With this understand
ing the Commissioner goes to Cuba with
the sanction of tne Spanish Government;
but, of course, Mr. Calhoun will Investigate all
phases of the Cuban question, and it Is fair to
presume that the President will be guided
largely In his course toward Cuba by the facts
and recommendations to be set forth in
, bis report. Mr. Foraker has been a mem
ber of the Committee on Foreign Rela
tions only since Tuesday last, and Is
therefore excusable, perhaps, for speaking
with the candor and frankness not generally
exhibited by a Senator longer in service npon
the committee that deals with the Important
question of diplomacy. The statement, how
ever. Is generally accepted as a semi-official an
nouncement that no action on the Cuban ques
tion will be taken by the Administration until
Mr. Calhoun returns and presents his report.
In the mean time there is reason to believe
, that the Administration and the Senate will act
In such entire accord that the public will be
placed in possession of all information on the
Cuban question proper to be made public and
that its publication will be followed by the
prompt passage off the Morgan resolution. It is
probable, moreover, that Influences will be
brought to bear upon the House of Representa
tive that will insure the passage of the resolu
tion by that body so that it can be signed by
President McKinley during the present session.
SEW TORE'S APPEAL FOB CVS A.
t-sasiag Baakers aa Merchaat Sa4 at rsti
tlsa is WastUaatsa.
Havaxa, May 12. via Key Wet.-It U now
tot only the Cubans who long for the interfer
ence of the United States in their favor. That
14 the general desire to-day even of those who
k few months ago were among the most uncom
promising Spaniards. To such an extent has
tnis feeling developed that many Important
business men here, Spaniards and Cubans alike,
hv informed their correspondents in the
United States of the terrible situation on the
island and the general destruction of wealth
consequent upon the war. They have pointed
out also the heavy loo of American capital and
the great damage to American commerce in
ilicted by the continuation of hostilities. More
than 8100,000.000 has been lost by American
merchants, manufacturers, producers, and
money lenders in Cuba, knd the embargo upon
R mercantile operations since 1895 represents a
mji much larger mm.
T 1 Lave the best authority for saying that as a
' reiu of these representations from here k num.-
H of the Important bankers and merchants of
tw York who hare business relations with
H l fta have presented a petition to the American
H Q'iVerument referring to the state of affairs in
M Cuba and the desirability that toe United
State should do something to stop the dire dis
tress of this country, particularly in view of the
destruction It is working io American Interests.
The petition has the signatures of A. Belmont &
Oct, Lawrence Turnure Ic Co., T. E. Ward & Co.,
and other prominent houses of Jfew York.
The authorized letter from Sew York giving
the text of the petition and the signatures to It
was shown to the correspondent of The Sex by
a prominent Spanish banker here, whose name
cannot be revealed for obvious reasons.
"This Is the only solution." he said to me.
"and what Is urgently needed Is that It come
toon, before the country is totally destroyed and
nothing remains of the Island of Cuba but a
heap of ashes. This country is ruined If the
United States does not interfere soon. Spain Is
unable to overcome the revolution, and the war.
without any clear end in sight, has assumed the
most barbarous and destructive character."
What has precipitated this attitude of the
business people In Cuba Is the paper money
question. The issue of 930.000,000 of paper by
the Government and the forcing it upon the
people by Oen. Weyler as a legal tender mean
the ruin of every one who has property or busi
ness here. Before Monday's run on the Spanish
Bank of the Island of Cuba, the newspapers here
began to advise the Government of the evil In
the mild terms permitted by the press censor.
La Lmcha went so tar as to say: " If the Gov
ernment does not take prompt measures on the
currency question, it will not be surprising if a
grave crisis should occur."
But the only remedy, which Is to redeem In
gold the 930,000,000 of the paper issue, is not
within the power of the Government to apply.
Gen. Weyter's only answer Is that the paper
money Is wrongly and criminally depreciated.
Its value being fully guaranteed. lie threatens
to arrest and depart as enemies of Spain those
who do not agree with his views; and his stub
born attitude makes the situation much worse.
AU commercial transactions are paralyzed.
The general panic is increased by the fear that
the Government, notwithstanding the present
distress, may make still another issue of paper
La Lueha suggests alio that the proprietors
and inspirers of the thario dt la Marina are in
citing the people to act against the Government
on the paper money question. The men of the
Vtarto belong to the ancient Reformist party,
and most of them are Spaniards.
Every one here says that the present situation
cannot endure much longer. Havana is ruined,
and the distress caused by the fearful poverty
that now prevails is aggravated by the epidem
ics brought here by Spanish soldiers, which are
threatening to depopulate the capital and the
whole country. Eight thousand persons are
sick now from smallpox. More than 3,000 sol
diers are dying from yellow fever in the hospi
tals, which are overcrowded. To show how ter
rible is the situation from a sanitary point of
view, it is enough to say that the rate of mor
tality this year is estimated at 40 per cent, of
the total population. Summer Is at hand, the
heat is now extreme, all the maladies are in
creasing, and Cube, has become a great danger
Those who have no business and no money to
lose also look to the United States to save their
lives, believing that the interference of America
to stop the war will remove the great cause of
this extraordinary mortality.
Outside of Havana, in addition to these epi
demics, famine is raging. Last week 200 per
sons died of hunger in Santa Clara province.
ISO In Matanzas, SO In Havana, and over 100 In
The war Is waging more fiercely than ever.
The average of daily engagements in all the
provinces is now eighty-eight.
3TT2T XXPOXTEXt ABBtEJTMB XX CTTBA.
Aa He Baa Ever (cat t Tata rarer PSMeeel Um
Cesser at Baiaia.
Hatava, May 12, via Key West. Eduardo
Garcia Kattes. a correspondent of Tna Sct in
Havana, has been arrested on account of the
letters and despatches sent from here to your
paper giving news unfavorable to the Spanish
Sefior Garcia is entirely Innocent of these
charges, as his cable despatches to Tnx Sex
have all been duly inspected by the censor at the
Government's office in Havana. The corre
spondent who sends the news from the field is
At Felix Piedra, near Guira de Melena.
Havana province, the Spanish forces under
command of CoL Bonafe were routed by the in
surgents, and, although the latter numbered only
100 men and the Spaniards 300. Bonafe's sol
diers fled panlcstrlcicen, leaving on the field
17 killed and 28 wounded. The wounded were
cared for by the Cubans and sent on stretchers
to Guira de Melena. The dead were buried by
The forces of San Qulntin at San Pedro and
Gutierrez, also in Havana, had an engagement
lasting two hours with the Cubans, and lost
twelve killed and eighteen wounded.
News from Madrid gays that the Bank of
Spain has signed, through its representatives, a
contract to kdvknce the Government 200,000,
Senor Canovas has declared to the press that
it la untrue that the Government intends to
modify the electoral system in Cuba. The elec
tions, when tne reforms are established, will be
according to the old law, that Is to say. the
Spanish residents and not the native Cubans will
be the voters.
MOBTAZLT UVBI BY A CAMXL.
It H4 Sever Seem Ike (rests r Coirs"" ka
II Brsks a Tralaera Shall.
In the cargo of the steamship Alesia. which
arrived on Sunday, were twelve camels con
signed to various " Streets of Cairo" companies.
Six were tent to Nashville, Tenn., and the rest
to Coney Island, to be trainsd. Among those
sent to Coney Island was a vicious black one,
young and unbroken. He was the worst of the
lot, and was given to Maureey Uassen to break.
Yesterday afternoon Itassen drove the camel
about the lneloaure for some time. Then the
tom-tom player was told to start his music
Uassen was behind the camel when the noise
began. The beating of the drums frightened the
camel and it became unmanageable. It kicked
at Hassen, striking him In the head and In the
stomach. Haasen was knocked against a post In
the camel stable. It 1 thought that the base of
bis skull was fractured, and seven of his rlba
. The camel then ran Into two other camels,
knocking them down, and kicked two stalls to
pieces, before the camel tamers could subdue the
beast. In the struggle several tamers were
knocked down, but none of them was hurt badly.
Dr. Ward, who attended Hassen. said that the
man would die before this morning.
Tke ma-etaatlsas la It rrlces Are Wtmlu
Crrr or Mexico, May 12. The continual fall
In silver and rise In the price of exchange is
causing consternation In commercial classes
here that deal In merchandise Imported from
abroad. Bankers here say that exchange will
yet rise, and the general opinion Is that they are
right. The dry goods Importers, all French, are
the principal tuff ereni, and the alarming fluctua
tions in exchange play havoc with them in the
pricing of their goods.
Importers of American merchandise are also
sufferers, though the longer credit given by
French tellers makes it worse for the pur
chasers of French goods than on deals made
with American firms which do business only on
short time. , ...
Shrewd American merchants here hare been
paying their bills by shipment of coffee and
cigar to New York. In the last thirty days
well-known brands of cigars in Vera Cruz bare
risen -tOper cent, in price.
The (all in stiver (s equal to a strong protec
tion policy for this republic, and at toe tame
time it encouraging the investment of foreign
capital. The steady Influx of American money
is most remarkable, and the same tendency is
now teen in London, where endless companies
are being formed to open up unexplored regions
PreaaleM est Celt la Sf esles,
Mexico Crrr. May 12. Oold sold at a premium
of 104 here to-day.
Tea stoat emcleat moralag laxative U Tarraat's Ef.
frvet.-eal Beitaer Accrual. BO, and (1) all drag
O'BRIEN JUMPS ON OLCOTT.
A JFIMlOr? CLASH OF AUTHORITIES
omjl ItOBBEM DALTOS'S CASE.
Th Chief r Detectives. Xettle hv Refleetlsa
sn His Barmaa, Hlala Csllaslsa with Crssks
th Part sr the Dlatrlrt ktlsraes omee
Bevelatlsa Aboat the Brealaa Rshbery,
dipt. John O'Brien, the chief of the Detective
Bureau, mode a sensational statement last
night In connection with the confession of Rob
ber Dan Dalton. He intimates that the Dis
trict Attorney's office Is guilty of neglect, de
lay, and other improper things, and that the
criminal classes have allies among politicians,
financiers, and high officials, who covertly aid
them to escape punishment. The statement Is
the outcome of the visit of the boss detective to
the District Attorney's office on Tuesday, and
the stories which were printed about that visit
In yesterday morning's papers, some of which
were lorrect and some not.
Dalton is one of the men who held up
Henry D. HUdebrandt, a collector for George
Ehret's brewery, eight months ago, and robbed
htm of 9-t.OOO. Dalton pleaded guilty yester
day before Recorder Goff to robbery in the first
degree, first offenie. He had been Indicted for
second offence, which rarri with It twice the
maximum penalty of twenty years for a first
offence robbery. It was after the court pro
ceedings and after a day of hard thinking that
the head detective turned himself loose In the
presence of a typewriter and made remarks.
Among other things he sold :
"There has been much ill treatment bestowed
upon tho members of the police force of lato
years, in the higher criminal courts, while en
deavoring to secure trials of criminals whom
they have arrested. Many police officials can
tell of their post experiences when attend
ing the higher courts with witnesses, who
after such attendance from day to day
have made complaint of the non trial of their
cases, and have been met by the remark from
Assistant District Attorneys 'that the Polico
Department Is not running the District At
torney's Office.' This U a very ancient be
whlskered bluff, made to hide the neglect, delay,
or other Improper action on the part of such
prosecuting officials, and is generally uncalled
"So far as the business transacted at this
bureau is concerned everything Is as open as the
light of day nothing is concealed except when
It Is deemed proper In the best Interests of the
public. The results obtained during the last
two yean have established beyond doubt that
there Is no need whatever for any Improper
alliance between the polic and the criminal
classes in the conduct of its work. When mys
terious murders or other important crimes are
committed In this larg community, which
must be the cose in the course of events. If
we have no legal evidence to Justify an arrest,
we shall not. under any circumstances, furnish
a victim to nil the gap to satisfy any public
clamor, created by the public press, if there 1
a failure to clear up such crimes. It is because
the surroundings and the circumstances are
such that a solution for the time being is be
yond human energy. However, when arrests
are made and legal evidence enough has been
secured to obtain a conviction in such eases, as
long as I remain in command of the Detective
Bureau, I can neither be bribed, browbeaten nor
cajoled into overlooking any improper proceed
ings in the prosecution of such criminals, when
the some is brought to my attention.
-1 am out for all time to fight all the criminal
classes (especially professional criminals) and
their allies, whether Interest in their behalf
comes from political, financial, or other source,
or from high official who are covertly aidlmr
the criminal to escape punishment for his crime."
But In addition to this arraignment of various
unnamed persons Capt, OTrian let out a most
Interesting piece of new. It was to the effect
that Tom JlcCormiek, Big Frank McCoy, Billy
Forrester, Tom Managhan, and Dalton were par
ticipants in the looting of the safe of Brentano,
the bookseller and publisher. Brentano' safe
was on one of the upper floors, and one night
about two year ago ft was blown open and a
large amount of cash was secured. The burglar
escaped and left no clue to their identity. At
the time of the robbery the police said that they
didn't think It was the work of professionals,
and that was about the last thing that was heard
of the case.
The boss detective. In his statement last night,
went over the case of the rubbery of HUdebrandt
at some length, and asserted that the confession
which Dalton made and which was printed in
Tuesday's Scy had been in his possession since
last September. He said that Dalton, who was
then in the Tombs, had one of the keepers con
vey a message to him through Detective Ser
geant McNaught of the District Attorney's orfico
to the effect that be (Dalton) desired OTlricn to
call on him. The Captain's statement then de
clares: " I immediately called this matter to the atten
tion of Vernon M. Davis, then acting District
Attorney. An arrangement was then made
whereby, with the consent of Josech Moos.
Dalton s counsel, he was brought over to Mr.
Davis's private office, and there. In the presence
of Mr. Davis. Mr. Moss, and myself, he made a
full confession In relation thereto. Dalton at
the outset stated that he intended to make a
confession to me on the day of his arrest, and
bad so told Detective Reldy and Reilly, but that
when he had been returned from court and was
about to be placed In his cell by the officer who
made the arrest, the latter demanded that he
(Dalton) tell him who his confederates were, and
that when Dalton refused to do so the officer said
to him: 'You are going to tell everything to
them downtown people' (meaning the Detective
Bureau), and then assaulted him and beat him
almost Into Insensibility, and on account of this
ill-treatment he had felt sore and had made up
his mind not to tell anything. He said further
that since his arrest be had become satisfied
that he had been thrown down or Jobbed
by the parties implicated with him. from the
fact that he was led to believe that the mes
senger HUdebrandt was a willing victim and
would only put up a fake resistance, but that
from the manner in which HUdebrandt acted all
the way through, be was satisfied that HUde
brandt was not in the scheme, and that he
Dalton) was ' thrown down ' because he had
been implicated in ilrer.tano's safe robbery
some time previous, upon which occasion he was
obliged to divide the proceeds of said robbery
with Tom McCormack. who died recently; Big
Frank McCoy, Billy Forrester, and others, who
took no active part in the robbery, the In'lde
work having actuaUy been performed by Tom
Monagban and himself.
"He claimed that after looting Brentano'
safe, he and Tom Monaghan proceeded to Tom
McCormack's houae on West Twenty-seventh
street, where the money was all placed on the
floor and divided into six parts. Dalton de
manded one-third of the whole amount of the
Eroceeds, and objected to receiving any less, but,
owever. was compelled to receive one-sixth
part of the Brentano booty. There bad been
eeveral quarrels afterward about the same, and
Dalton had bea convinced since his Incarcera
tion for the HUdebrandt robbery that Noble and
McCoy had connived at his downfall so as to get
him out of the way and at the same time secure
the proceeds of bis latest robbery.
"Dalton then went on and related to District
Attorney Davis and myself aU the circumstances
relating to the Brentano safe robbery and the
HUdebrandt robbery, and by the express de
sire of his counsel and himself, ami with the
consent of District Attorney Davis, he has been
allowed to remain in the Tomb prison, while
every opportunity has been given him to ob
tain some corroboration as to his confes
sion which would result in the indict
ment of his confederate. At the tame
time all efforts on the part of members of this
bureau assigned to this case bare not resulted In
securing sufficient evidence to corroborate Dai
ton's statement. Nevertheless. I am thoroughly
satisfied that Dalton's confelon is true In
every particular, and ex-Assistant District At
torney Davis will bear me out in the fact that I
had called on him from time to time, up to bis
resigning from the District Attorney's office,
and that at no time could he feel satisfied that
enough legal evidence could be obtained to Jus
tify an indictment against Dalton's confederate
It may be well to state bere that the positive
Identification of MUler, the confedtrate of Hal
ton, who escaped, was thoroughly destroyed by
the Improper action of Capt. Moynlbao of the
Twenty-eighth precinct, who, having learned
from an unreliable source (which no doubt em
anated from Dalton's confederate, knowing the
accurate resemblance between Bill Stetson
and the real thief), without consulting
me, rearrested the notorious thief named
Bill Stetson, alias Bill the Brute, after
his discharge from custody (he having been
arrested at this bureau under suspicious
circumstances on the river front), and there
after having HUdebrandt positively Identify
him. It was shoim to the satisfaction of a
Police Magistrate, and it was well known at
this bureau, if Capt. Moynihan had mad audi
iiiqulr, that Bill the Brute, at flu) Urn of tho
ft j -t.' h r.frt-- r s r- t
HUdebrandt robbery, was locked up at Newark.
N.J. This Improper identification ha practi
cally drstroied any future identification of MU
ler. so far a Hlldtbrandt Is concerned."
After disclosing this Interesting new about
the Brentano robbery Capt. O'Brien In his state
ment has this to say about Dan Noble and the
HUdebrandt robbery, and tackle Capt. Moyni
han of the Twenty-eighth precinct:
"Now a word in regard to Dan Noble. Blr
Frank McCoy, and other of that Ilk. Vernon IL
Davis, ex-Assistant District Attorney, ran es
tablish the fact of mr eagerness, through some
personal reasons, to secure an indictment
against the notorious Dan Noble, who is at
f resent an escaped convict from State prison In
his State, but who, unfortunately, up to the
present time it has been found Impossible to ob
tain any prison official or police officer, then In
authority, who can go forward and Identify him
a a convict who escaped to many year ago."
Finally, Capt. O'Brien tell the story of his
visit to the District Attorney's office practically
as It appeared In The Sex yesterday morning.
He dented that there had been any row or that
he had been "called down," and he declares that
he will not let any man call himdown.no matter
how high his official position might be. He say
that Mr. Olcott agreed with him that tho publi
cation of Dalton's confession wa very unwise.
He Intimate that he knows Assistant District
Attorney Lloyd is the man who made the con
Assistant District Attorney Lloyd deelarr
that an alleged interview with himself printed
In one of the yellow Journals, and making him
say that Capt. O'Brien had delayed Dalton's
trial to protect Dan Noble. Is a Ue. He say he
net cr made such a statement.
xr.vcir.ED nro xeobo wouex.
They ITers naas-eftr r Psassalag a Paaalry
aed a xfsb Uaag4 Theta.
Ul-xtswllk. Ala., May 12. Two negro wo
men. Motile Smith and Mandy Franks, were
lynched by a mob last night on the road leading
from the town of Jeff to this city. The lynch
ing was the work of about twenty men. and, so
tar as Is known.no clue to their Identity has
After the lynching the mob dispersed, but as
toon as the news reached UuntavUla Sheriff
Fulgbam and deputies left for the sceno and are
making an investigation of tho affair. The
bodies of the women wore found early this morn
ing by people passing along the road.
The crime the women were charged with was
the poisoning of Joshua O. Kelly's famUy at Jeff.
The first poisoning occurred two months ago,
and resulted In the death of Mr. Kelly. The
foUowlng night several members of the family
and a number of guests were poisoned, but they
On last Friday morning mora of the family
showed symptoms of poisoning. Suspicion was
directed to the houso girl. MoUie Smith. She
was put under a close watch, and was taken
Into custody last night while making her way
toward the Tennessee line. She wore a pair of
men's boots. Mandy Franks, believed to be her
accomplice, was arrested at her home. The
place of execution chosen was at tho edge of the
road in a stretch of woods.
It is said that Mandy Franks confessed that
she had taken part In the crime. She said Mollle
Smith poisoned the coffee two months ago and
the sausage on the following night. She alto
confessed that she poisoned the flour last week
at the Instigation of MolUe Smith. She did It
whUe taking the food from the pantry to the
A fence rail was placed from one tree to an
other, and over this ropes were thrown and the
two women were drawn up and left hanging.
MISS WILLIAMS TUE CULPRIT.
Th Olrl tsjhsss Krrsr Hags II jTeeessary t
Call th Learsslator Tsgslher.
TRXSToy, N. J.. May 12. The responsibility
for the error rooking necessary a special session
of the Legislature has been located. To-day
Miss Margaret Winters. clerk in Dairy Com
missioner McGuire's office, admitted that the
mistake was hrrs.
She said that on the last day of the session
Frank Bergen, the Elizabeth lawyer, who was
one of the leaders of the anti-race track crusade,
brought her the skeleton ofan Assembly bUl and
asked her to copy it and at the tome time to
copy Into it at the proper place the text of the
amendments which had passed the Legislature.
Ml Williams says the copied the paragraphs
and Mr. Bergen took the bill away without com
paring It. In the closing hours it was rushed
through both bouses without reading.
This explanation relieves the Senate engross
ing department. The error la not In one of the
amendments, but in the Assembly bill which
Miss Williams was asked to copy and which
provides for submission of the amendment to
popular vote on ipt. 2. The only expense for
the special session will be for the services of a
minister to make the opening prayer. The mem
bers, officers, and clerks are oald by the year.
SATEIt U1S SOS'S BODY.
Sir. Cstllaa Fooa4 II AbssC la Bs Devstesl I
aeteaee In a Medical Csllege.
St. Locis. Mo.. May 12. With hi bead bowed
In grief Thomas Collins, Esq., landed proprietor
and prominent lawyer of Hamilton, Ontario, left
St. Louis this morning for his home. In the
baggage car of the same train was tho body of
bis only ton. Daniel. Mr. CoUins arrived in St.
Louis late on Monday, and yesterday he found
the body of bis hoy in a pickling vat at the
Marion Sims Medical College, where It was be
ing preserved for dissection.
The boy, disappointed in love, left bis home a
year ago and came West seeking employment In
this city. He worked at odd Jobs until taken
sick two months ago, when be wa removed to
the r'ity Hospital from his lodging house. He
died of pneumonia on Easter Sunday. He con
cealed his Identity at the hospital, and his body
was turned over to the medical college. The
lodging bouse keeper learning of the disposition
of the body notified Mr. Collins.
EI.KTOS BASK UOBBEBT.
The Mystery Cleared Cp hy ths Csarrsalsa sr
ths Cllr narahaL.
Ottcmit, la.. May 12. Detectives have suc
ceeded in clearing up the mystery In connection
with the robbery of the Bradley Bonk at Elkton
on the morning of Feb. 1, when the safe was
blown open and t)1.200 taken. The instigator,
Stevens, the City Marshal of Elkton, has con
fessed and Is under arrest, with Dick Dodd, a
rambler of this city. Stevens also Implicate
tbre Chicago crooks.
The Sheriff went to Chicago with requisition
papers and arrested the men this evening. The
confession of Stevens was made when lie wa
confronted with some of the evidence by one of
the detectives. He at first tried to tell a story
of three men forcing him to aid them in com
mitting the robbery, but afterward went before
the Grand Jury and told the whole story. He
and Dodd were then arrested.
TIIEIB MAIllSIAOE AX.YULZED.
Th BrMearrssat YTa la Year OIJ aag th
Brlae ulf a Year otr.
Whits Plums, N.YMy 12. In the Supreme
Court to-day a Jury annulled the marriage of
Harold M. Wise and Elizabeth Roma Wise of
New ttochelle. The suit was begun by Julia C.
Stivers, the mother and guardian of the bus
band, on the ground that be was a minor when
he contracted th marriage. The wife Is a nleco
of Gen. Daniel E. Sickles. When tbey were
married on Jan. S, 1890, Wise was only 10
years old, and his wtfe a year older. Mayor
Strong of New York city performed the cere
mony in the City Hall In the presence of Mrs.
r-tlver' husband. When the question regard
ing their age wst asked. Wise said he was 18
years old. Mrs. Wise will appeal the case. Two
weeks ago Judge Keogb granted her S3 a week
lagstenalaat Mateac Law satalns.
CntOAOO, May 12. The State Supreme Court
to-day sustained the constitutionality of the In
determinate sentence act in the case of Charles
E. George, an attorney convicted of embezzle
ment. It also decided that an attorney who col
lected money fork client was acting as agent as
well as attorney. This resulted in the convic
tion of George. The specifio charge against
George was that of appropriating 8130 Ee col
lected for a client to his own use.
taaaarsl OU CerUaralc at !.
Another record was made by Standard OU
liquidating certificate yesterday, aalea being
made on the curb at 316. or two point kbov
, lhpreriou highest price,
A DEAD MAN AT THE HELM.
TATE OV TKE OVERDUE SOUOOSEB
Wghtel la the PaelBe DUssaUr ass) TvisUr
lstnr aatl Ahaagsassl hy All gave v.ha
Esae flgara sf Mat Saaager Iahei Over
ths Wheel XsTMIsg fth Stasias Crew.
8a.v Frascisco, May 12. The little schooner
Gen. Slglln U tossing on the stormy north Pacific
Ocean, wrecked and derelict and manned
hy the dead. The vessel, dismasted and
waterlogged, with a solitary corpe for
her crew, was seen by tho sailing
schooner Wlllard Alnsworth on May 3,
about 110 mile west of the Queen Charlotte
Islands and directly In the track of the fierce
storms that sweep across tho Pacific at this sea
son. The body at the wheel was that of Harry
Saunders, the schooner's mate.
Capt. Crockett in giving the first authentic
news of the overdue schooner's loss, said the
Gen. Siglin lay on her starboard side deep
nnder the water at her bow and with her stern
well above the wave.
The mainmast had been broken off close to the
deck, and It was dragging after. Lasbcd to the
Iron davits astern and directly over tho wheel,
that whirled back and forth as the wave washed
under the rudder, was the body of Mate Saun
ders, dressed In oilskins. A weather-beaten sou'
wester still remained on his head. He had lathed
himself to one of the davits and there the body
hung In the lashings. The left hand trailed over
the vessel's rail and on Its third finger was a
plain gold ring. The face was pinched and
drawn as If in suffering.
On the taffrall beside the body were acouplo
of boxes lashed firmly with a rope. It was Capt.
Crockett's opinion that the boxes contained food.
The boats were gone and tho Alnsworth' mas
ter said the fall In the davits to which
the dead mato was lashed looked as
It they had been used In launching them. This
gives a faint hope that the crew may have es
caped In boats and been picked up, but this
chance Is slight, as they were out of the track of
roc MUST STASD WUILE DBISKISO
Am the Barkeeper Hast Be sr Utah Character
sr Can't Brink at All la P.m.u.
Poho.xa, Cal.. May 12. Pomona has Just
adopted the most remarkable bigh-Ucense liquor
ordinance known In California and possibly
anywhere It provide for licensing two sa
loons. Each is to pay $1,000 per year in ad
vance. The saloon keeper must give bonds In the
sum of $0,000 that shall be forfeited in case he
fails to observe the la w under n hich be It licensed.
The saloons must be run In single apartments
with no annexes or wings, and In buUdlngs
fronting on streets. Half of the front of the sa
loons must be of glass, no painted or frosted
glass or screens being allowed. The view from
the street must be free and unobstructed, and
no billiards, cards or any game shall be played.
Only one scat, that for the barkeeper, will be
allowed, and even calks wiU not be allowed for
customers to lean or tit upon. There must be
no back doors or windows. Tho saloon keeper
wUI forfeit his license and bond If he sells to a
minor or a woman or to a man concerning
whom there has been a complaint by his wife,
sister, son, mother or daughter, or if a man is
an habitual drinker.
The barkeeper must first be approved by the
City Council as a respectable citizen. Saloons
must be open only from a A. M. to 10 P. M. on
week days on pain of Immcdlato forfeiture of
Notwithstanding these stringent regulations
many persons are anxious to secure one of the
two licenses for saloons In Pomona.
COLLEGE STUDESTS CLUBBED.
ttaw at ths Gravs City laatllutlsa aad Vive
Sara Seat Is the UssDltal.
SnaROX, Pa., May 12. The hostilities among
the students of Grove Cily College were re
newed yesterday with increasing violence, and
not less than dt e of the students arc In the hos
pital suffering from Injuries inflicted with bail
bat. The Westminister Ball Club of New Wil
mington played a game of ball on the Grove
City grounds yesterday and were def rated.
When the teams were leaving the grounds the
clash came. The players grabbed ball bats and
went at each other.
Pitcher Wllhelm of the college team was
struck on the left arm and a bone vra broken.
Ho continued to usu his right fist until he was
knocked down by a severe blow over the head.
He was carried off the field unconscious. The
spectators crowded around the platers, and six
policemen were unable to beat them back, al
though they used their club. The row wa
finally stopped and the Injured players taken to '
the Mercer Hospital. Five received cuts and
bruises, and two of them are in a serious condition.
7M.V THE SUEEP UEltDEB OUT.
War Belwrea the sheea Raiser aog the Rest
aeau Sear Klrhy tresk. vj.
Caspxu, Wy., May 12. Early this spring the
settlers in the country around the head of Kirby
Creek, about forty miles north and w est of Lost
Cabin, established a dead lino and tent out no
tice that no sheep could be run Into the Klrby
Creek country. The Woodruff Bros, have pas
tured there for the past eight years, and started
In again this spring. On last Saturday sixteen
men visited one of their camps, took the herder
into custody, and drove th ewe herd across the
mountain, leaving the lambs behind. This means
a loss of over 1)6.000 to the Woodruff Brothers
Company. J. D, Woodruff left here this morn
ing for Klrby Creek. It Is his Intention to take
the herd back to Kirby Creek and see that it
stars there for the summer.
LianTsiso's plat is bbookltx.
A Vlagasl hattere. Tbre fa fhseheg, aad
Trailer Car llsllr.
The flagpole over tho dry goods building of A.
D. Matthews & Sons at 400 Fulton street was
stiuck and shattered by lightning yesterday
evening. Tho loud crash, followed by a shoner
of broken wood on the sidewalk, startled the
WUUam H. Cornell of 101 Livingston street.
Policeman Honabuo, and another man were
sheltering themselves under the store awning
when the crash came. They were all shocked
and Cornell dropped to the sidewalk and re
mained apparently In a dead faint for a few min
utes. Th buUdlng wa not damaged.
The (term disturbed the Nassau Electric
road's system, and the trolley cars on some of
the lines were stalled for fifteen minute.
WJIO LOST THESE PIOEOS.1t
treat as Tan r Carriers rsuag la a Back
In a duck hawk's nest, which has Just been
added to the collection of the Museum of Nat
ural History by R. B. Potter, are the feet, with
metal tags Intact, of several carrier pigeons,
which will explain to some pigeon fanciers
about New York what became of their birds.
The nest was found on the Palisade of the
lower Hudson, near Englewood, and besides
twig and sticks and the feathers of blue Jays,
blackbirds, yellow hammers, robins, woodcock.
tic, had the feet of the foUowlng pigeons, as
Identified by their tags:
S070-3 C 80900
IflUS Ex. 703
k, ea.T7 toJs
Three young hawks In the downy state of
growth and the female bird are also with the
Fire Lssa sr gSOO.OOO la Baa rraarlses.
Saw FiuNCtsro, May 12. Early this morning
fire started in the tannery of A. B. Patrick tc Co.
The lot to plant and stock Is estimated at from
tHOO.OOO to 9423,000. Almost simultaneously
five tenement house on Telegraph H1U were
burned, the families occupying them barely
escaping with thtlr lives. To loss by this fire
U about J73,QOa,
MACLEAX, 31. P., SAT VPOX.
Caaadlak Caerarat Reran Is Ksrtnge
Ottawa, May lZ-In respect to the Interpella
tion of the Government by Maclean. M. P., re
garding TiiiiSii.n'b article on the Queen of
England, the Postmaster-General has replied aa
"Tho kttentlon of the department has not
been called to the article In question, nor have I
myself seen It. I bare Inquired from the secre
tary of my department, who informs ma that the
department has never yet suppressed any for
eign newspaper coming Into Canada simply
becaujo It might contain an attack upon any
members of the royal family."
THIRD MAIL STSTEM A SUCCESS.
rrrslal Clark sf the Mew tfava Road gars
Lsesaaatlvrs May Ss lata Ike Scrap Ilea.
BosJTOJf, May 12.-Prealdent a P. Clark of the
New Haven Railroad say of the third rail elec
"You may tell everybody who Is engaged In
Investing his own or anybody else's monoy In
line competitive with steam road that they
cannot prosper whsn tho day comes to lay down
third rails In this country. There is neither
malice in this statement nor a desire to Injure
anybody. Our locomotives may go Into the scrap
heap, as the old stage coaches had to go."
AT PEACE WITH THE XAQVIS.
A Treaty Bettreea the ladlaa an Htlce
Tflll Be RallOed an Salaraaj.
Nooalxs, Ariz., May 12. Arrangements are
being made for a conference for tho ratification
of a treaty of peace between the Mexican Gov
ernment and the Yaqul Indians at Ortiz on Sat
urday, the 13th Inst.
On that date Juan Maldonado, chief of the
Yaquts. known among his tribe as Tetabcc. will
be at Ortiz with about 4.000 Yaquls. of whom
fully 1,000 are well armed and well drilled,
making one of the finest bodies of lighting men
of the size in the world, who have successfully
withstood through many years all attempt of
the Mexican Government, with large forces
under command of some of their ablest Gen
erals, to suppress them. The war has been orer
the possession of territory In the great Yaqul
A DEEtt LEAPED IXTU THE TEXDEtt.
A Laag Island Trala Baa lals a Big Herd
al Oakdals aad Kills Tna
Saywlle, L. I., May 12. A special train run
ning from Long Island City to Patchogue at a
late hour last night crashed Into a bcnl of
deer at Oakdale. Tho animals teemed dazed by
the headlight on the engine. Two of them were
killed outright, while others were injured.
One of the maddened animals Jumped, It is
said, up post the cab and landed In the middle
of the coal-laden tender. The fireman attempted
to capture it with a heavy Arc rake, but before
he could reach it the deer made a wild Jump
from the flying engine and dashed away Into the
woods, seemingly unhurt. It Is reported that
the train which returned to New York the same
night picked up the two dead deer.
Every night deer come from the woods to eat
the gross in the fields along the tracks.
ATTEMPT TO SIXK A SHIP.
A Hale Bored la Her Ball- I. BOO Teas sr
9gar ITere a Board.
Honolulu, May 5. An attempt was made to
scuttle the big American ship Indiana In Hl!o
last weetc Some person tared a hole through
the hull of the vessel sixteen feefrom the stern,
through which the water rushed as such a rate
that tho ship's pumps were insufficient to keep
the hold dry.
The vessel was lying at anchor in the bay with
a cargo of 1,300 tons of sugar In the hold. The
leak wa discovered only after thorough search.
To keep the ship dry It was necessary to secure
a steam pump from shore at a cost of $300 per
day. The hole bad been bored with an Inch and
a half auger, penetrating four inches of plank
ing, but tearing only a small bole In the copper
bottom. Four sailors who afterward deserted
are under suspicion.
ELECTED A XEW SPEAKER.
Sir. Blaadrsrd sr Keatarliy Is In tTaahlagtsa
eebtag Offlcs SJew Slaa Chssea.
LocrsviLXE. Ky., May 12. Speaker Charles
Blandfordot tho Kentucky House of Representa
tives 1 in Washington In pursuit of a Federal
office He has been there so long, and has given
no sign of returning, that his fellow legislators
to-day moved that a new Speaker be elected.
The motion was adopted, and M. T. Fllppln of
Monroe county was chosen to succeed Mr.
Blandford. Nobody said anything about the
election being pro tern., but it is supposed Mr.
Fllppln wUI yield when Mr. Blandford returns.
COXTEXTIOX OF CRIPPLES.
It trill Meet I Caaalder Hsw ts Improve Ike
Csadlllsa or the Maimed.
St. Locis, May 12. A convention of cripples
has been called by the management of the St.
Louis Exposition to meet in that institution the
second week in September. The object is to
ameliorate the condition of th maimed, and the
convention will have three distinct features
the assembling of cripples, the meeting of sur
geons, and the exhibit of artificial limb.
In order that the attendance may be large,
railroad and labor unions In general hare been
communicated with, and hundreds from points
all over the United States have agreed to send
delegate who have lost either an arm or a leg.
Grand Army pott have also promised to Interest
JfJI. LAUTERBACH'S MISD MADE UP.
Xst Ukelr Is alter III Determlaatlaa Is Blga
aa Head sr Iks Brsasllraa Cssatir Starblae.
Senator Piatt returned to Washington yester
day afternoon. Before his departure he had
another talk with President Edward Lauterbacb
of the Republican County Committee, and again
urged him to reconsider bis determination to re
sign as President of the committee. Mr. Lauter
bach repeated that th act ere. illnesa of Mr.
Lauterbacb demanded his retirement, and pos
sibly a long trip abroad.
Senator Piatt may return to New York early
next week; but In any event, unless the pro
gramma Is changed, Mr. L&uterbach will resign
his place on Thursday next at the meeting of tne
CAPT. OAIXES REFUSED TO RESIOX,
The Baatrr Briber! Charges la Kralaehy
lasae Trouble la a Military Caaspaar,
FiiAMcroirr, Ky May 12. A petition of
twenty-five members of the McCreary Guards
was presented to Capt. Noel Gaines at his com
pany's drill to-night, asking for hi resignation
on account of the indictments against Hunter, '
Wilson, and Frank In the bribery cose. Here-
ducrd nergeants t.'hoato and Tnnmasson, who
presented tho petition, to the rank and refused
to resign. Hunter wa Indicted on Gaines's
Earlheaak sharks la Mcslea.
Gl'adalajaiu, Mexico, May 12. A series of
earthquake shocks have been felt In the moun
tain districts of the .State of Jalisco. At San
Gabriel some damage was done. Tbo shocks
were felt distinctly here.
33.0,000 Col Withdraws.
WasmxoTOX, May 12, Notice wo received
at the Treasury Department to-day that Baring,
Magoun 4: Co. bad withdrawn 330,000 in gold
Iroru the Sub-Treasury In New York for export
on account of Kiddtr, 1'eabody & Co, of Boston.
Xs Hs rsr Bi-kraaisr Cskw Brest try.
Waco, Tex., May 12. The condition of Rich
ard Coke, ex-United Stat Senator, who was
stricken with paralysis several days ago, 1 un- ,
changed. The attending physician hold out no
tops efbterrxcfcrykiid My tbcM Untax,
NO ARMISTICE IN SIGHT. gfj
THE POWERS DEMAXD IT BUT THM W fijS
SULTAX MAKES XO AXSWEB TET. Hi fjM
Basata Will Rerrala rrsea rsaastlltag th ft-, jfjlfji
Tarka Iai Theaaats-Th tJrerk tJsv- Vf ';
eraasrnt Mark Cassarraasrd bj (he Delay la i '"ft S
Arraatlae- aa Arsalttlre rrellaa- laAthea J& "M),:
That II Wosld Be Belter ts nht sa Thast j?Q JfJK
ta Arrrpl Hamlllatlaa- Trrsas-Thro Bars fj; IvH.
sr Rata Rate Hetrrrly Tried the Creek vjt!(.
Trssa Who llavs Ss Teals Tarkj I Be- ' it' J'm
sraantslaglhePrstlarra In Tlieoaalx !rrat 'JSWif
KirltrmrBt la Crete Over the Rresall J lliv '
sr the limk Soldiers-A Ure-rk Tor- I rtli''
ped Boat Caslarrs a Turkish teas, C,;fo . K
SpttM Cabk Dttpalehf to Tub Srs. L W
Londox, May 12. Tho question which Is real- XJ ?V
ly the key and tho test of the whole Eastern Mj; gW
situation was raised to-day at Constantinople. Wlii Wll
when the Ambassadors submitted to the Sultan 'TTfJ 0$
a peremptory demand that he direct a cessation 4 Iwj
of hostilities in order that peace nego- j? ' i
tlatlous could be undertaken. There is gravs '(r-Rj ? i
fear In diplomatic circles that the Sultan will 4JH l! Jp
prove stiff necked nn J that he will resist all Wsli if ''I
serious attempts at European tontrol. The be- Vs'l S vJT
lief Is grottlng tbut thecftevt of the easy Turk- iffil !rm
Ish victories will be to increase the difficulty of Tl iK'Tl
the whole Eastern problem. ,t JjAI
Pessimistic reports from Constantinople and t'r JiJlJ
Paris assert that hope Is almost gone of roduc- ' J. 'fcW
Ing the Porte even to the partial pliability "i 'JsiSg
which it displayed before the war. It is be- 'iftBl
llered that tho scheme of reforms for the ftf-ivM
Ottoman Empire which was agreed to in it )ls
December must be wholly abandoned. The W'r&f
agreement between Russia and Austria will not rS iv5.'
much Improve the situation, because the atti- VFlc -?
tude of France is becoming more phllo-Greek In '"'Si IwfS
sympathy with England. The Sultan's reply to jrW raJ;
the demand of the powers for an armistice had SuR'tl
not been received at a late hour to-night. , Hli tfSltT
-fit lilfi v
Despatches from Athens show that tho feeling 'lis iTwI
there wavers between uneasiness tccauso of the A jn tpf
delay in receiving the reply nud optimism based OP fuM
upon the hitherto peaceful attitude of the Otto- frife ';MC
man troops, which suggest that Edhem Paahav $ JM is gb
has olread) been Instructed to hold them in ?!y;
hand. . fe i(
The Constantinople correspondent of the) Helit
Standard, adhering to the pessimistio view, t Mi M!&9
declares that tho proposal for an armistice Is Si j.;)
far from palatable to the Turks, who fear that .'lu' ft5?"
they will be deprived of the fruits of their Tie- i.ifUtfj
tory. He adds that. In vie w of the excited state) V s J-jiSli
of public feeling, 1t is to be hoped that the pow- lMitV
era are prepared for the possibility of having ta R! yQ
enforce their demands. -A iIJ4
Hitherto Russia alone has been in a position ? v-'j
to act promptly. It is no secret that she has & "'S&i
100,000 troops, armed and equipped, on the i , $5
shore of the Black Sea, and that transports are iwR Wji
ready to land them anywhere In thirty-six hours. -tif .iBh
At the same time Russia does not pretend ta 4$HSB
conceal her anger with Greece, or her intention J 0.aaB
tfi refrain from compelling the Turks to evaca- ,rVVl
ate Thessoly. J., 'Sffial
The FeiefrapA's Constantinople correspondent .i j'wjt
says that the attitude of the Sultan shows re- M ffcjt
sentment against the power for intervening, , jSv'flCH
and that unless be U allowed to treat with ' tjH?jtfi
Greece directly he Is likely to be exacting In his , ttf jjjl
demands. t'Z .Ji."!
The Athens correspondent of the Timet says ' iA Myjf
that on ing to the delay in arranging an armls- ,'. Jus
tice the Greek Government to-dny addressed t JeT3'
strong representations to the diplomats repudl- 5-j tfjft
nting retponsibiUty In the event of further Js itsW
bloodshed, which might be attended by serious " iU'd:
v- iui 1
complications. js vw.
Prime Minister Ralli informed tho correspond- '"''fa
dent that' the Government nas in a serious '' "jiT''J
predicament, having made large sacrifice, cs- Jg' "fgfe
pcciall) in accepting autononi) for Crete, which ' ?2K
neither Great Britain nor Russia demanded. j tlk.i
It bad tbua compromised itself In the eyes of t u!
both the Greeks and Cretans without obtaining v feVf
a positive guarantee that Turkey would consent t till
to an armistice, should the war bo continued fit H
the position of the Government would be most V- if
unenviable. Meanwhile, the continued absence 'G llty
of telegrams from Gen. Smolenits causes much ti
A despatch to tho Chronicle from Athens, w jf
sent at a late hour tonight, savs that the Gov W jt
ernment ha reason to be dissatisfied it b the '-, 'It'
information it recciv ed to-nlbt respecting ths J (ef,
tendency of the situation In diplomatic quarters, Yj jjh
and that there 1 a growing opinion that it would i jHr
be better to continue the struggle than to sub- ! lye
mit to terms wounding the national honor. J fr'
S-ome of the powers are inclined to favor the i f'j jf
payment by Greece of n small Indemnity, a recti- ji ,'jy i
ficatlonofthe frontier In fuv or of Turkey, and 'Sf
a limitation of the Ort-ek fleet, Greece, ths ir-, flt
correspondent declares, would neveraciept this. '.J jr.
He remark that the wording of the Joint note 9'
reserves to Gnece tho right to reject 4' Ai
the term J that the powers shall decide upon, and , VS
says that the Government insisted upon the em- ','? Q
ployment of the wont "Intrust," Instead of -,.. HrJ
"abandon," in reference to banding it interest S,:
to the powers. 1 3.1
In an Interview to-day Sir Charles DIlke.M. P., i 5J.
who is generally accepted as an authority on K
foreign affairs, said that he bad great confidence ' "J,
In King George of Greece, who was one of the ', i J;
ablest statesmen living. Greece's Interests, Sir ?.. Y-y
Charles added, would be better cored for In hi tt,
bands than in the hands of his Ministers. More v fij1;
over, the King was on good personal terms with '1-
the Sultau. ' i
A despauh to the Daily ,'ew from Dhomoko, v
the present headquarters of the Greek army in ,, f.
Tbcssaly, says that a three days' rain has t fll
greatly tried the troops, wboee tent and blan- , ' Jv,
Lets were abandoned in the flight from f
the frontier. Tho fresh reserves from i
Athens are wearing summer uniforms, and have '- l-V
no overcoat to protect them from the Inclem- v "J ;
ency of the weather. The men are hollow-eyed, f
and coughing is heard all orer the camp. Never- ' N 'ft".
thelea. their spirit are high, and all are burn- I j -M
ing to purge tbemsclvesof the reproach of flight. ' l
Despatches received bere this morning from '.-
correspondents with the Turkish army in Thes- .)'.
saly say that Edhem I'asha ha cstab- , 'X
litked his headquarters ut.cn a bill op- ;
poite Pharsala, and that an Important en- ' -J
gagement Is expected almost Immediately. No ' it
orders to cease hostilities have jet been re- 4
eclved by the Turkish Commander In-Chief, V-
and It I believed that Edhem desires to give J ,
tho Greeks a roup de graee beture any such In- ''j
structiuns arrtv e. t;
Advlit-s received here this evening from cor- vv'
respondents at the betdquarteri of the Turkish !,
arm) say that the Turks oiniiiie to advance '
under Kdhem I'atha original order to march ' '
to Athens. -C
t'o.Ta.vr!M)iue, May 12. The Turkish ' ri
Minister of the Interior has reorganized the -j
I conquered Uieck provinces in Theaaal npsa ;
,.... . . k, iljm