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THE MINNEAPOLIS JOURNAM
PRICE TWO CENTS.
Other Nations May Follow
WARNING BY GERMANY
Russian Concessions in Return for
REPORT OF NEW CHINESE ENVOYS
Secret Edict Ordering Another to
Deal With the KuMHian
Mmw York Sun Spmolal Mmrvlem
Peking, March 14. —Germany's reply to
China aneut the Russian agreement,
"which is equivalent in substance to the
warnings given by the other great
powers that if an exception is made in
the case of Russia it will establish a rule
for the other nations to act upon, in
spires the Chinese to make further pro
testations, and the plenipotentiaries have
telegraphed the emperor requesting him
to delay by every means in his power 7he
conclusion of the treaty. Notwithstanding
this, the condition is unchanged.
Hu»»ia May BtflniHfr
It is now reported that one of the
cabinet ministers in Singanfu has tele
graphed to the Chinese plenipotentiaries
here that the Russian government is
ready to reconsider some points of the
Manchurian agreement. A well-informed
foreigner declares that the early sign
ing of the agreement is inevitable, despite
the fact that LI Hung Chang and Prince
Ching are protesting against it. and at
present decline to affix their signatures.
(uii("f»sion« to China.
To the surprise of everybody the Rus
sian representative is opposing any fur
ther punishment of Chinese provincial
officers, no matter how guilty they may
have been. This is the first decided
break in the concert of the powers.
The Russian representative got his
orders from St. Petersburg. It is un
derstood that he was told to aid China in
every way. in return for China's signature
to an agreement recognizing Russian
predominance in the whole northern part
of the empire.
Thirty Thousand Killed.
Investigations show that at the lowest
calculation 240 foreigners and 30.000
native converts were murdered as a direct
outcome of the Boxer troubles, which had
Most of the foreign ministers believe
that the perpetrators of these outrages
deserve severe punishment. One of the
ministers said that if the powers should
yield there never would be security here
after for a missionary or foreign mer
chant under the Chinese government.
JAPAN MAY FIGHT
Relations With Runaia Are Said to
London, March 14.—The Daily News de
clares that owing to the Manchurian con
vention the relations between Russia and
Japan have become very strained, and
that war seems not only possible but
probable. The paper prints an interview
with a "distinguished Japanese diplomat
ist," who is represented as saying
that "unless Russia makes some material
concesion to Japan, and that at once, I am
afraid it will be impossible to avoid war.
With Manchuria in her grasp. Russia is a
constant menace to Korea, the control of
which, if not its actual possession, is vital
SUPERCEDE EARL LI
Secret Edict Appointing; Another
y—o York Sun Special Service
Shanghai. March 14.—Acording to Chi
nese reports a secret edict has been issued
ordering Viceroys Liv Kun Vi and Chang
Chi Tung to supercede Li Hung Chang in
negotiating the Manchurian convention
Break Off Negotiation*.
Shanghai. March 14.—1t is understood here
that the negotiations in Peking are likely to
be suspended owing to the Mauchurian dif
The Chinese merchants and other residents
here have issued a call for a mass meeting
to-morrow, to discuss measures to uphold
the Chinese court against yielding to the
Friction at l.intsin.
Peking, March 14.—The Russian officer
couitnaniliug at Tientsin, has appealed to M.
De Giers, the Russian minister, to prevent
the British constructing a railway siding on
land claimed as part of the Russian conces
sion. There is serious friction over the pos
session of this land.
Prevent More Bloodshed.
Washington, Mar"h 14.—Further indiscrim
inate execution of Chinese will not be coun
tenanced by the United States. Secretary Hay
cabled Commissioner Rockhill that the presi
dent desired him to use his influence in behalf
of moderate punishments.
Director* of Mien Bank Say They
Amount to $100,000.
Js'iles, Mich., March 14.—The directors
of the suspended First National bank
have filed a declaration against Charles
A. Johnson, the missing cashier of the
bank, alleging that forgeries amounting
to $100,000, against leading citizens of
this county, have been committed by him.
Of the forged paper found, $20,000 wue
against T. L. Wilkinson of St. Joseph,
a member of the abstract firm of Dix &
Wilkinson, which did a large business
with the bank. A petition will be sent
to the controller of the treasury asking
him to appoiat some local business man
receiver of tne bank.
The funds of both the city and county
are tied up in the bank, and all munici
pal bueiness is practically at a standstill.
f.ONE TO JOIX STEVESS
\iU-B. Mich., ami Plankinton, S. 1)..
Bank Crashes Connected.
Special to The Journal.
Plankinton, S. D., March 14.—Cashier
Oharleß A. Johnson, who is accused of
wrecking the Nlles. Mich., bank and who
is now a fugitive from justice, was the
principal stockholder in the Bank of
Plankinton which failed last year. Direct
or W. W. Stevens of the Niles bank is the
father of Fred W. Stevens who was cash
ier of the bank here. It is thought John
son has gone to join Stevens in his hiding
place, and the officers here hope that if
the former is located, the latter will also
be found. Several indictments were re
turned at the last term of court against
Stevens for fraudulent banking and em
bezzlement, but so far the officers have
found no trace of him.
His Appointment Is Rather
PBESIDENI'^V A VERING
Diffliculty in Naming the St. £mis
BETWEEN NORTHROP AND MILLER
President McKinley To-day Hefunet
to Give Any Assurance to . ,
From Thr Journal Bureau, Room 45, Pott
Washington, D. C. —The appointment of
President Northrop to a place on the
Louisiana Purchase Centennial commis
sion is hanging in the balance to-day.
Yesterday Congressman Tawney was cer
tain of success; to-day he is somewhat in
doubt. He called on the president to-day,
"The commission has not been made up.
President Northrop is being considered in
connection with other gentlemen, which
is all I can say at present."
When Mr. Tawney first suggested Dr.
Northrop the president seemed greatly
pleased. He had known him for years,
thought well of him and would be glad of
an opportunity to recognize him in the
way suggested. Later the president de
cided he would give four of the nine places
on the commission to democrats and then
the trouble began. For several days.how
ever, President Northrop seemed as cer
tainly slated for appointment, but the
pressure of senators, whose terms of office
expired with the lest congress was so
strong that complications began to arise.
President Northrop is not yet out of the
running, but the fact that the president
was not willing to assure Mr. Tawney to
day he would be appointed, leaves the
matter up in the air.
As Mr. TawDey was leaving the White
House the president said: "I think I
shall fix matters in a way to please you."
But that may or may not mean that
Northrop will win.
The slate as fixed up by the newspapers
gives only two of the nine places to men
living in Louisiana purchase states —Ex-
Senators Thurston and aCrter. The at
tention of the president has been celled to
It is believed the president is halting
between President Northrop and John F.
Miller of Richmond, Ind., former general
manager of the Ponhandle railroad, who
did valiant service in Ohio in the last
campaign and who is credited with having
secured the defeat of John J. Lentz for
re-election to congress from the Columbue
district. Mark Hanna is strongly urging
Miller. At tee same time the president
wants to appoint Mr. Northrop and does
not hesitate to say so. Possibly the com
mission will be announced before the
president leaves for Indianapolis to-night,
for which reason anything that may be
done in Northrop's interest must be done
Mr. Tawney is considerably annoyed,
for he has been led to believe by the
president himself that Dr. Northrop would
certainly be appointed and so he may be,
but there is an element of doubt entering
into the proposition now which was not
present in the earlier stages of the nego
tiations. —w. W. Jermane.
Washington Small Talk.
G. L. Bowles was to-day appointed post
master at Landusky, Choteau county, Mont.
Representative McCleary has recommended
A. H. Fassell for postmaster at Kiester
Fanbault county. '
The controller of the currency has approved
the National Bank of Commerce of Min
neapolis as a reserve agent for the First
National bank of Crcokston, Minn.
Congressman Eddy of Minnesota, will leave
for Minnesota on the Mth, going directly
to his hcme in Glenwood. Mrs Eddy and
the children will remain in Washington until
school closes, early in June.
What seemed to be a boil on Senator Nel
son's neck developed into a carbuncle The
physician lanced it yesterday and the senator
is resting quietly to-day. He is confined to
his bed and will not be about for a few day?.
Senator Gallinger, chairman of the senate
committee on pensions, says that if the leg
islation advocated by Grand Army men should
be enacted the total pensions expenditures of
the government would reach $1,000,000 000 in
Mrs. E. E. Smith and Miss Ella Norris
who spent ten days in Washington with old
Minneapolis friends, are in New York and
will return home about the middle of the
month. After the inauguration they went to
Baltimore and Philadelphia, and "from th°
latter city to New York last Saturday.
Senators Hansbrough and McCumber of
North Dakota, are spending a part of this
week in New York. Senator Gamble of South
Dakota went to New York ou Wednesday to
remain several days. He will return to South
Dakota in about ten days. Congressman
Burke will return to South Dakota with his
family early next week.
John H. Renshaw of the United States geo
logical survey has reported that the topo
graphical sheet of the Wisconsin and Minne
sota St. Croix Dalles quadrangle is com
pleted. This is the fifth sheet in Minnesota
St. Paul, Minneapolis, Duluth and Moorhead
sheets also are for sale. The state of Wiscon
sin has thirty-eight sheets completed.
An evidence of the great commpercial activ
ity prevailing in .the country is manifest in
the demand for postage stamps. The demand
is so heavy and persistent that the reserve
stock of stamps has become very much de
pleted. The law requires that there shall
be constantly on hand at the bureau of en
graving and printing 100,000,000 1 and 100 -
000,000 2-cent stamps.
Upon the recommendation of Senator Kvle
Jamps B. Shouse of Plankinton will be sub
mitted to another physical examination to
determine his fitness for a cadetship at West
Point. His eyesight was pronounced defective
by the surgeons at Fort Shelling He ex
plained that this was due to overstudy and
watching b>- the bedside of a sick comrade at
the university and can be cured in time
During his two-year term In congress Rep
resentative Spalding appointed 321 postmas
ters and secured the establishment of 113
new offices in North Dakota. He also set the
machiDsry in motion for the establishment
of a Dumber of rural free delivery routes in
the scate. Besides this, he attended to the
numerous demands upon him to look up pen
sion claims and other cases in the depart
Rev.^Carey E. Morgan, pastor of the Sev
enth Street Christian church, Richmond for
a good many years pastor of the Portland
Avenue Chuieh of Christ. Minneapolis, spent
several days in Washington recently. He
came up to preach twice in the pulpit of Rev
Dr. F. D. Power, pastor of the Vermont Street
Christian church, Dr. Power going to Rich
mond. Mr. Morgan is making arrangements
to be in Minneapolis during the big Christian
church gathering set for next fall. His older
son, Ralph, is a student at Washington and
Washington, March 14.—Disavowal of any
intention by Russia permanently to absorb
Manchuria is made again by Ambassador
THURSDAY EVENING, MARCH 14, 1901.
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THE PROPOSED SAMPSON MEDAL.
A Nice Social Badge for Euchre Party Prizes, German Favors, etc.
Several of Aguinaldo's Ad
Manila, March 14.—Major Elmore F.
Taggart, of the Twenty-eighth volunteer
infantry, captured, about twenty-five
miles south of Cagayan, the following
members of the revolutionary cabinet:
Auselino Abejechucca, military chief, and
Gusto Jaclan, Ramon Nerz, Santiago Cos
tello, Ramon Chaevez and Fausto Piodo.
Paymaster Major Pickett, with ?75,
--000 gold and an escort of ten mounted
men from Company D of the Six
teenth regular infantry, was attacked
by a party of thirty bandits on
the road between Bayombong and Echague,
in the province of Nueva Viscaya. A hard
fight ensued and the robbers were routed.
The funds were saved. Coporal Hooker
was killed and a private was wounded.
More than 2,000 Ilocanos took the oath of
allegiance to the United States last week.
Colonel Robert Bullard of the Thirty
ninth volunteer infantry has received the
surrender of tbe insurgent colonel, Bo
pen, with two officers, fifty-three men and
twenty-nine rifle?, at Batayan, province
The rebel trading operations in the Vis
ayan islands have been effectually broken
up. Lieutenant Fred R. Payne, command
ing the United States gunboat Pampanga,
has seized and destroyed 300 vessels, most
ly native craft, constructed to assist the
insurgents, and some coasting vessels be
longing to leading Manila firms.
Saturday and Sunday 20,808 of the resi
dents of the first district of north Luzon
took the oath of allegiance. A branch of
the federal party has been established at
Los Banos and 400 of the residents swore
allegiance to the United States.
PLA3J OP GOVERNMENT
Taft < omniisMioii In Ordered to Snb
mtt Its Recommendation.
New York, March 14.—A Washington
dispatch to the Times say*:
The Taft commission has been ordered
to forward to the war department its
recommendations for the form of govern
ment to be adopted in the Philippines.
The time has come, in the estimation of
the president, when plans for the govern
ment of the Philippines may be submitted
for his consideration.
The commission, it is declared, has been
left entirely unhampered. It ma\
any form of government it thinks fit.
BOLD BANK HOLD-UP FAILS
THE CASHIER IS SERIOI SLY HIRT
Official at Halifax. Pa.. Refuges to
Hand Over the .Money in
Harrisburg, Pa., March 14.—Charles W.
Ryan, cashier of the National bank at
Halifax, Pa., was shot and seriously in
jured to-day by two robbers. One of them
was shot and slightly wounded by the
clerk, Isaac Leiter. They were captured
by a posse, and gave their names as
Henry Rowe and Weston Keiter, miners.
They demanded of Cashier Ryan the
cash in the money drawer. He refused,
and one of the men shot him through the
MARRIED BY MEGAPHONE
PREACHER ACROSS THE STREET
They Have Smallpox— Mi nist«-r In In
No Hurry for Hlh
Hmw York Sun Somclml Smrvlom.
Salina, Kan., March 14.— Dr. Joseph
Lutz and Miss Hellie Reed, who were in
quarantine with the small pox at Smith
Center, Kan., were married to-day by
megaphone. Rev. Mr. Merideth stood
across the street and shouted the cere
mony to the couple, who joined hands in
The bridegroom offered $20 to the
preacher, but he declined to accept it until
it had been fumigated. He said he was in
no hurry for the money.
President McKinley Issues a
TRIBUTE TO HARRISON
Period of Mourning of Thirty Days
ARRANGEMENTS FOR FUNERAL
Body Will Lie In State Saturday
and Services Will Be Held
Washington, March 14 —The national cap
ital is in mourning to-day for ex-Presi
dent Harrison. Flags are at half mast,
not only upon all the public buildings but
upon the hotels, stores and many resi
President McKinley directed that the
doors of the executive mansion be closed
to visitors. He has decided to attend the
funeral, and he and Secretary Cortelyou
will leave Washington to-night. Mrs. Mc-
Kinley probably will accompany him as
far as Canton.
President McKinley to-day isued a proc
lamation directing the observance of
mourning for thirty days. The flag on
every public building in the United States,
at every army post in the United States,
Cuba, Porto Rico, Hawaii and the Philip
pines and on every American warship in
whatever quarter of the globe will fly at
half mast for thirty days.
The proclamation issued by President
McKinley Is as follows:
Benjamin Harrison, president of the United
States from 1889 to 1593, died yesterday at
4:45 p. m., at his home in Indianapolis. la
his death the country has been deprived of
one of its dearest citizens. A brilliant soldier
in his young manhood, he gained fame and
rapid advancement by his energy and valor.
As a lawyer he rose to be a leader of the bar.
in the senate he at once took and retained
high rank as an orator and legislator; and in
the high office of president he displayed ex
traordinary gifts as administrator and states
man. In public and private life he set a shin
ing example for his countrymen.
In testimony of the respect in which his
memory is held by the government and peo
ple of the United States, I do hereby direct
that the flags on the executive mansion and
the several departmental buildings be dis
played at half staff for a period of thirty
days; and suitable military and naval honors,
under the orders of the secretaries of war and
the navy, be rendered on the day of the fune
Fl \ERAL, PLANS
Services "Will Be Held Sunday After-
Indianapolis, Ind., March 14.—Officials
of the state of Indiana met to-day at the
statehouse with former Attorney Gen
eral W. H. H. Miller and Daniel M. Rans
dell, sergeant-at-arms of the senate, rep
resenting the Harrison family, and made
arrangements in detail for the funeral
of General Harrison. The body will lie
in state at the statehouse Saturday.
Funeral services will be conducted by
Rev. M. L. Haines at the First Presby
terian church at 2 o'clock, Sunday after
noon. It was decided on Mrs. Harrison's
request that there shall not be a mili
tary display Sunday. Saturday, however,
the military organizations will take part
in the ceremonies.
Preparations are going forward for the
reception of the greatest crowds ever
known in this city. Special trains will
be run on all railroads.
The Harrison lot in Crown Hill ceme
tery, where the late president's first wife
is buried, is acknowledged to be one of
the most beautiful spots in the cemetery.
It is northwest of the east entrance, on
one of a gently sloping knolls. Around
the base of the knoll a shaded driveway
winds. The Harrison monument fanes
east, fifty feet from the driveway. Near
the monument stands a tree, which
■shades the of Mrs. Harrison. The
Harrison, monument is a rectangular
piece of granite, mounted on a carved
base, supported by short, thick pillars—
massive but unostentatious. "Harrison"
appears in relief at the base.
In this beautiful spot the body of the
late president will be interred.
Adjutant General Gore issued an order
ailing out the entire state militia., thirty
two companies and three batteries of ar
tillery. The companies will arrive Friday
night and Saturday morning and will re
main here until Saturday evening.
It was ararnged to have the body lie in
state from neon or 10 o'clock Saturday
night when it will be returned to the
The militia will form under the com
mand of Brigadier General McKee in
Washington street in front of the capitol
at 10 o'clock Saturday morning and will
move to the Harrison home. At 11 o'clock
the body will be placed in the funeral car
to be taken to the state house. In addi
tion to the troops the escort will be made
up of several grand army posts of the
city and state. The Seventh Indiana regi
ment to which General Harrison belonged,
will be the guard of honor, marching im
mediately in front of the funeral car. Im
mediately ahead of the regiment will be
the Grand Army posts, and in front of
them the state troops.
While the body is lying in state it will
be guarded by detachments from the efc
MRS. HARRISON' PROSTRATED
She Had Slept Only Four Hours
Since l.usi Thursday,
Indianapolis, March 14. —Mrs. Harrison
and the members of the household secured
last night the first rest they have had for
six days. Mrs. Harrison had slept only
four hours since last Thursday, having
been almost continually at the bedside.
Her mental and physical condition became
such that she was able to take scarcely
any nourishment. When the end came,
she collapsed completely for a time.
Russell B. Harrison, the general's sou,
arrived late last night. Mrs. Russell Har
rison and son arrived at noon, as did also
Mrs. Mary Harrison McKee, the general's
daughter, and her husband.
The last intelligible words spoken by
General Harrison were to his wife Tuesday
afternoon shortly before he lapsed into un-
consciousness. Mrs. Harrison asked him if
he recognized her, and he replied that he
did. At noon he had recognized his aunt,
Mrs. Newcomer, feebly greeting her as
MESSAGES OF t OXDOLEXCE
Cleveland Will \..i Be Able to At-
tend the I him ml.
Indianapolis, Ind., March 14. —No sooner
was the newts of the death of ex-President
Harrison flashed to the world than the
messages of inquiry, which had been pour
ing in for several days, changed to mes
sages of sympathy and condolence. They
came from every section of the country. In
a message to the News this afternoon from
Princeton, X. J.. former President Cleve
land says it will be impossible for him to
attend General Harrison's funeral.
Annapolis, Md., March 14.—The house of
delegates, in special session to-day adopt
ed resolutions eulogizing the memory of
Springfield, 111., March 14.—8y a rising
vote the lower house of the Illinois legis
lature to-day adopted a resolution deplor
ing the death of former President Harri
son. As a mark of respect the senate ad
Trenton, X. J.. March 14.—The assembly
to-day adopted a resolution expressing a
sense of the deep public losa the nation
has sustained in the death of ex-President
Albany, X. V.. March 14.—The senate
and house adopted resolutions on the
death of ex-President Harrison.
An Intimate Friend Recalls a Re-
Indianapolis, March 14.—A. L. Mason, a
lawyer and personal friend, in telling of
his last call on General Harrison, a few
days before his last illness, said to-day:
We conversed on a variety of*subjects. I
had just finished reading his article on the
Boer war, and rallied him by saying that
whpn he should go abroad the next time he
would not be an acceptable guest at the Eng
lish court. He unsv.ered with great quick
ness, "'I can go to see Kruger."
He talked for a time about the Presbyterian
creed. He was t>> chairman of the commit
tee on revision.
lie took up the Cuban question. His point
on this was that we had placed ourselves in
a position before the world where our sin
cerity in dealing with Cuba could justly be
questioned. He was emphasizing his former
statement that the moral law bound the
honor of nations as well as of individuals.
His references to the Philippines and Porto
10 PAGES-FIVE O'CLOCK.
HALF THE TOWN LEFT
HOMELESS BY FIRE
People of Cloverport, Ky., Look on Almost
Helpless While Their Town Is
Fully a Thousand Persons Arc Left Destitute
Until Relief Trains Bring Them
Cloverport, Ky., March 14.—1n the biting
air of the early morning, the citizens of
Cloverport looked on, powerless, while fire
destroyed $500,000 worth of property and
left 1,000 persons, half the population,
homeless. Every business house was
burned, and the distress of hundreds of
women and children was relieved only
wben trains loaded with supplies arrived
from Louisville and Henderson. At noon
the fire was still burning in spots, but
the remaining structures were scattered
and no further spread was expected.
By the bursting of a natural gas pipe in
a kitchen just after midnight, the build
ing was set aflre. The burning embers
were carried to the immense tobacco
warehouses of the American Tobacco com
pany. Efforts to save them wer© aband
oned to fight the fires, which were spring
ing up on all sides. The tobacco com
j pany's plant, consisting of two stemmeries
and one million pounds of tobacco was
Louisville and Henderson were asked to
i send assistance, but no help arrived until
4:30 a. m., and by that time the fire had
about exhausted its material. Every busi-
Kico matters expressed surprise that the su
preme court of the United States had not yet
handed down its decision.
-Later the conversation turned on trusts He
believed that the problem is fairly within the
reach of legislation that would commend it
self to the common sense of all good people.
He quoted at length from memory from the
articles of incorporation of the steel trust
and expressed a belief that a corporation
should not be admitted to do business in any
state unless it carried on its principal busi
ness in the state where it was Incorporated
and was an actual and bona fide corporation
of that state, not only in law, but in fact
He remarked that many of the great trust
combinations organized under the laws of
New Jersey transacted no business there.
CLEVELAXD IS MOVED
His Tribute to the Work of General
Vetc Fork Sun Special Servi, •« '
Princeton, N. J., March Grover
Cleveland apepared to be exceedingly af
fected over General Harrison's death He
I am exceedingly moved by the sad intelli
gence of Mr. Harrison's death, for notwith
standing the late discouraging reports of his
condition, I hoped his life might yet be
Not one of our countrymen should for a
moment fail to realize the services which
have been performed in their behalf by the
distinguished dead. In high public office he
was guided by patriotism and devotion to
duty, often at the sacrifice of temporary pop
ularity, and in private station his influence
and example were always in the direction of
decency and good citizenship.
Such a career and the incidents related to it
should leave a deep and useful impression
every second of our normal life.
Message From the President.
Indianapolis, March 34.—The following mes
sage from President McKinley reached the
home of the late President Benjamin Harri
"In the death of General Harrison the
country has lost a distinguished statesman,
a devoted patriot and an exemplary citizen.
The people of the nation mourn with you.
You have the heartfelt sympathy of Mrs. Mc-
Kinley and myself in this hour of overwhelm
ing sorrow in your horns."
Indianapolis, March 14.—General Harrison's
wealth is variously estimated, public opinion
rating it as high as half a million dollars.
Those best informed, however, say he was
worth about $250,000 or $300,000. At the time
he was elected president he was reputed to
have accumulated a fortune of $125,000 from
his law practice, and this has been doubled
at least since that time. Of late his prac
tice, ov.ipg to his great reputation as a con
stitutional lawyer, was very lucrative.
Indianapolis, March 14.—Governor Durbin
has issued a proclamation directing that pub
lic business be suspended while General Har
rison's remains lie in state and that flags be,
placed at half mast.
DENY "KNOCK-OUT" DROPS
THREE ARRESTS IX PAIGE CASE
Two of the Hoy* Confess—Brooklyn
Girl Still in a Critical
Maw York Sun So&clal Sortrfca
New York. March 14. —According to the
admissions of two of the prisoners, the
police have in custody all the youths ac
cused by Mary Paige, the 16-year-old girl
of 194 Pearl street, Brooklyn, of drugging
and assaulting her in a stable in the rear
of a junk shop at 245 Pearl street, George
F. Abbott, Jr., 17 years old, whose.father
owns the junk shop and stables, was iden
tified by the girl, as were Edward Glea
son, 18 years old, a driver, and David Pat
terson, 18 years old.
Gleason and Patterson talked freely,
acknowledging the assault, but declaring
that no drugs were used. Gleason's story
es told in the Adams street police station
was as follows:
The girl began to have a fit about 10:30
o'clock, and sank back on the straw, rolling
her eyes. We carried her to the stable door
for fresh air, slapped her hands and loosened
her clothing, but she did not revive. Abbott
went to the house and got some smelling
salts, but they had no effect. Toward mid
night we gave her some hot brandy, and
worked over her all night. We were pretty
Mrs. Abbott found us at 10 o'clock 6he next
morning, and we told her that the girl was
sick. She told us to tell the girl's mother,
and we left the stable, and after talking i*.
over, decided to send the boy, who notified
I Mr. Paige where the girl was.
The girl is still in a critical condition.
ONE HUNDRED AND TWO YEARS OLD.
Special to The Journal.
Chippewa Falls. Wis., March 14.—Mrs. Julia
Duplici celebrated the one hundred and sec
ond anniversary of her birth yesterday. She
was born in Montreal and is the oldest resi
dent in this part of the wouutry. '
ness house was gone, together with ell
provisions and clothing. Over half of the
residences were destroyed.
Relief trains were made up at Louis
ville and Henderson and brought 5,000
loaves of bread and a large supply of
clothing. The coaches will be placed at
the disposal of the homeless until they
can find other temporary homes. Adjutant
General Murray this afternoon shipped 500
tents from Frankfort.
A number of persons were slightly in
jured in fighting the fire.
Heading the list of losses was the
American Tobacco company. No estimates
have yet been made. Among the other
M. Haman & Son, furniture, $25,000; P.
Frazee, $15,000; F. X. Depuy, $40,000; Seatoa
& Scippel, $2,000; Haynes & Co., $15,000;
Moreman & Owen, $5,000; Alex Boyd's build-
Ing, $3,000; Short & Hayn.es, druggist 9, $8,000;
C. & L.. Lippel, confectionery, $1,000; W. H.
Powner, two store buildings, $2,000; the
Breckenridge News, $15,000; Breckearidge
bank, loss unknown; Fisher, druggist, $5,000;
the Breckenridge Inn and the Cloverport Ho
SANGER IS NAMED
Assistant Secretary of War, Vice
Meiklejohn of Nebraska.
BOTH N. Y. SENATORS AGREE
Official Statement That Meiklejohn
Retired Becautie of His Sena
Washington, Maroh 14.—Colonel William
Carey Sanger of New York received his
commission as assistant secretary of war
this afternoon and he was immedidately
This official announcement was made in
the war department regarding the ap
pointment of Colonel Sanger:
Some time before the expiration of the last
administration and before the reappointment
of the cabinet, Assistant Secretary Meiklejohn
notified the president that by reason of his
candidacy for the senate, the long canvass
attending it, and the necessity that tlxer«
should be an assistant secretary who could
be present in Washington to perform the du
ties of th« office, he was unwilling to permit
his name to be considered for reappointment.
William Carey Sanger has, accordingly, been,
appointed and will immediately enter upon
the discharge of his duties.
Senators Platt and Depew of New York
called at the White House to-day and
were with the president for an' hour.
They decided to offer no opposition to
Colonel Sanger's appointment. They re
alized that the assistant to a cabinet
officer should be in harmony with hia
chief. Colonel Sanger's confirmation by
the senate will not be opposed bjy them.
SHOES BARRED, TOO
Russia Has Advanced Tariff to a
Ifeu> York Sun Special Service ..'.■ . '.
Washington, March. 14.—Vice Consul
General Haydecker at St. Petersburg
notes that the recent retaliatory action
on account of the sugar duty is by no
means a novel thing. Within the last six
months import duties on many articles'
have" been increased, and there has been
an advance of from 30 to 50 per cent on
boots and shoes, making the tariff prohib
itory. With the exception of a few small
I concerns in Warsaw there is only one
1 large shoe factory in Russia, which ' can
not meet the demand.
The acting consul general therefore sug
gests that American shoe manufacturers
establish factories in Russia.
MORMONS ARE DIVIDED
Laymen - Generally Oppose Evans 1
New York Sun Special Servte*
Salt Lake City, Utah, March 14. —The
agitation over the Evans polygamy bill
is increasing, and more pressure Is being
brought to bear on the governor to veto
Several high officials in the Mormon
church have expressed themselves in fa
vor of the bill, but the sentiment of a
majority of the laymen is crystalizing
against the bill.
First of the Prison Bribery and Con
tipiracy Cases Continued.
Special to The Journal.
Stillwater, Minn., March 14. —John Roberts
of Minneapolis, charged with complicity In
the attempted escape from prison of Edward
Leland, was arraigned in municipal court
this morning. No opportunity was given
him to plead, as a continuance was taken
until the 21st at 10 a. m. His bond was fixed
at $2,000, and it is supposed he will soon be
Patrick Cunningham and Miss Hubbell,
other defendants, will be arraigned some
time this afternoon. They will probably
waive examination and be regularly held for
trial. Roberta, on the other hand, is ex
pected top lead not guilty and make a fight
on preliminary examination. Leland, like
the others, is amenable to the law, and will
no doubt be indicted and tried on a charge
of attempt to escape. Should he be convicted,
a number of years will be added to his pres
Miss Hubbell bas made a confession to the
state and conviction in all the cases is taken
as a matter of fact. Her confession tallies
closely with Cunningham's, although the two
have not been in communication since the
latter's arrest. The statement ia in potMa
sion of County Attorney Nethaway and will
not be made public until the case U fartb«s