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heaviest losers, dropped dead from ex
citement.
. A stalwart negro, bringing a trunk on
bis heed from a burning building, went
crazy from the horror of the situation.
He ran around In a circle with the trunk
on his head, until he sank exhausted ajid
died.
Women ran through the streets tearing
their Lair and clothes. Horses hitched
to truoks could not be cut loose quickly
enough, and many of them ran wild
through the demoraliied throngs. The
military was ordered out to guard the
household goods piled high in vacant lots.
Estimate- of the Losses.
Jacksonville, Fla., May 4.—A partial es
timate of the losses is as follows:
Cleveland Manufacturing company.... $20,000
Commercial bank 60,000
First National bank 15.000
Hubbard block 60,000
Industrial Savings and Trust company 5,000
Windsor hotel and annex 33,000
St. James hotel 4?.<»0
Hotel Placide la-°
Mohawk block.. ...{..; 50.000
Gardner building ..; 200.0W
Kohn Furchgott building 2o,Jm>
Seminole club l?.0w
Elks club ..... w» &>,OJO
Opera-house.. .-. 10,000
Herkimer block ..«. 20,000
Palmetto block -0.000
H. & W B. Drew 13.000
Hotel Richelieu '. 6,000
Ely block 32$
Gilkes building ♦£.«»
Nedeman block ....:........ ju.uuu
United States hotel •••• -'%£>
Abermarle hotel ...» *.wo
Christie. Groover. & Co.. drugs ....... 100,000
McMurry. livery stable ...:....... 60.0W
New York steam laundry 18.WW
K. D. Klight & Co -0.000.
S. H. Kress & Co 10.000
A. B. Campbell & C 0.... : V..- 60,90»
lleffley Bros., drugs ~'w£
Cable Piano C 0... .••.' ».<»0
Auditorium and skating rink 30,000
C. C. Belts, drugs • '".000
Law Exchange lb.ooo
Police station (rented) ,-v!2£»
Greenleaf & Crosby :.-...... 150,000
Merchants' National bank iu.wu
Flqrida Hardware company „ 5.000
East Florida Printing company..'. 80.W0
Kitzwolter Shoe company n ?V?°!>
Belvedere saloon --'7,-1
St. John hotel ••• o.m
Smith building 28.0U0
Barton block 8.000
St. Mary's orphanage 30,000
Church Immaculate Conception, par
sonage and St. Joseph's convent.. 110,000
Cookman institute (colored) 5ch001.... 10,000
First Baptist church J l'.wo
St. John's Episcopal church oU.WO
McLyre Memorial church (M. E.)....i. 3a.«00
W. S. Ware's residence "T/aaX
Senator Taliaferro's home- 10.000
i. R. Parrott, residence -'SS2 '
Mr. Pollock's residence ' a 2*222
Colonel H. Bisbee's residence 10,000
Judge W. B. Owen's residence 8,000
City of Jacksonville.
Jacksonville, the capital of Florida, and the
largest city iv that state, covers an area of
•even and six-tenths square miles. Its popu
lation on the Ist of January, 1901, was placed
at 33,000, and the value of the property within
the city limits was $13,477,510. The city is
located on the west bank of the St. John's
river, twenty-five miles from the ocean. It
was named in honor of President Andrew
Jackson. It has long been one of the most
noted of the southern winter resorts. Its
waterworks system is said to be one of the
finest in the United States. The city is built
in an irregular fashion. It is laid out in
wide aveuues, shaded with great live oaks.
Flowers and shrubbery adoru the grounds
around the hotels and residences. Boating on
the bay and drives over the shell boulevards
are among its greatest attractions. Its streets
ere honeycombed with weather-board build
ings wbich would burn like tinder. All the
streets within the city limits are well paved,
Bhelis, pine blocks and brick being the mate
rial used. During the Spanish-American war
Jacksonville was the headquarters of the
Seventh army corps, U. S. V., which was
under the direct command of General Fltz
hugh Lee. The corps was quartered in tents
located within the city limits. The section of
the city burned over included some of the
finest residences, as well as the principal
hotels.
CUMMINS HAS THEM ALL
POLK COIXTYS O4 DELEGATES
Foater Could Make Xo Headway—
, Dolliver and Allison Indorsed
for Senators.
Dcs Moines, lowa. May 4.—A. B. Cum
mins, candidate for the republican nom
ination for governor, won a decided vic
tory in the Polk county convention this
afternoon by being permitted to select
eixty-four delegates to attend the state
convention, to be held at Cedar Rapide.
More than usual importance was at
tached to the result of the convention be
cause of the fact that Polk had two can
didates for governor in the field, and a di
vided delegation would have been regarded
as a weakness on the part of the Cumimns
forces.
The minority, representing Sydney Fos
ter, the opposing candidate for governor,
made an effort to divide the delegation,
basing its claim upon the primary rules
that delegates must be selected by the
precinct representatives.
Resolutions were passed indorsing the
candidacy of Cumimns and advocating the
re-election of Senators Dolliver and Alli
son.
ANOTHER COMET 7
ReportM of Observations at Various
Stations.
Cape Town, May 4.—Another comet was
observed at S o'clock last evening. It was
traveling in a northwesterly direction.
Cambridge, Mass., May 4.—A telegram has
been received at the Harvard college ob
servatory from its station at Arequipa, stat
ing that a very bright comet was seen at 11
hours 35 minutes, Greenwich mean time, in
K. A. 3 hours, 30 minutes and dec. 1 degree.
Lima. Peru. May 4.—A brrght comet has
been visible from here during the past forty
eight hours. It is: approaching the western
• horizon.
RAINSFORD WILL NOT SAY
Refuses to Diseuas His Chances for
(oiuiiiK to Minnesota.
Special to The Journal.
Xi-iv York. May 4.—When Dr. Rains
ford was seen at his house in this city,
he declined to say whether or not he ex-<
peeted to be elected bishop coadjutor of
Minnesota. '"I cannot say whether this
is unexpected by me or not," he said,
"or whether my election is likely. There
Is nothing whatever I can say about it."
THINK SO?
The Minister's Wife Wat Right.
When a baby's life can be saved by
food it is worth while knowing something
of iliat food.
A minister's wife, name given below*
v.rites: "I do not exaggerate in the least
when I say that I have never yet seen a
picture of the starving babies of India
that looked as bad as our baby did. The
skin was drawn as tightly as possible
. over her little frame, and was almost
black. Her little form was so shrunken
that it was pitiable to look at. Her bright
eyes only showed that she was alive.
She was starving to death, for every
"thing she ate was immediately thrown off
from her stomach. We tried every kind
of food we could think of, and only kept
her alive by rubbing olive oil and cod liver
oil into the pores of the skin.
The doctor was doing all he could, but
finally we sent for an uncle, an old physi
cian, to come and see her. The doctors
agreed perfectly, but uncle advised us to
use Grape-Nuts Food.
'We immediately got some and placed a
spoonful in some boiling water. This
was allowed to simmer until the food be
came perfectly soft. A little rich milk was
added, and just enough sugar to sweeten.
It made a delicious food, and it was aston
ishing how perfectly it agreed with our
baby and how she did 'lic"k it down.'
She would not drink milk unless It had
Grape-Nuts Food in it thereafter.
After a few days she began to show
marks of improvement, then she improved
very rapidly. When we began feeding
her Grape-Nuts she weighed about ten
.pounds, now she weighs over thirty and is
almost as broad as she is long.
- Our friends all think it is a miracle that
she recovered. While I am writing this
letter, one of my older girls has just come
up, begging for some Grape-Nuts and
cream.
. We naturally believe in Grape-Nuts for
•it has saved the life of our baby." Mrs.
S. W. Hardin, Spring Hill, Term.
WON'T KILL A KING
Anarchist in Pittsburg Prefers to
Shoot Himself.
STORY TOLD TO THE POLICE
Emma Goldmann Say« He Was De-
spondent Because Anarchy
Had Mm Chance.
ftmw York Sun Spmclml Sorvlo*
Pittsburg, May 4.—The police are in
vestigating the death of Giovanni Pieta,
an Italian anarchist. It was reported to
the police that tlje anarchist committed
tsuicide because he had been chosen by lot
to kill the king of Italy, and he revolted
against committing the crime but de
spaired of escaping, the revenge of the an
archist societies.
Pieta. 26 years old, came from Carrar
ra, Italy, five years ago, soon after his
marriage. He first settled in Barre, Vt.,
and afterward worked at the trade of ar
tistic marble cutter in various American
cities. He came to Pittsburg a year ago.
When the Allegheny county coroner
started to investigate the case, he was told
by boarders in the house that Pietta fired
two shots. Inspection of the body showed
only one bullet In the body. When he
killed himself, it is understood, two others
were sleeping in the same room.
Superintendent Roger O'Mara professes
to disbelieve the story of conspiracy to
assassinate the king of Italy and another
report that Pieta was removed because
he refused to perform the deed.
Emma Goldmann, the anarchist agita
tor, has been in Pittsburg several days.
In an interview on the suicide, she said
Pieta had not shot himself because he
had received word three months ago that
bis wife was dead, but because he was
despondent, believing anarchy could not
defeat the forces of law and order. Pieta
had told her life was not worth living un
der present conditions. She saw him last
night and he was very melancholy.
LAWMAKERS DRUNK
Temporary Bars Set Up in the State
Capitol at Springfield.
DEBAUCH IS ORDERED STOPPED
Springfield Citizens Prepare a
Spread to Celebrate the
Passage of a Bill.
Mmw York Sun Special Smrvlcm
Springfield, 111., May 4. — There were
riotous scenes in the capitol last night as
the result of a banquet and spread pre
pared by a number of Springfield citizens
for the members of the legislature in ap
preciation of the passage of the armory
bill.
The committee purchased sandwiches
and bar refreshments and in two rooms on
the third floor of the capitol, one adjoin
ing the house, the other adjoining the sen
ate, set up improvised bars. Senators and
representatives left their seats time after
time to visit the refreshment stands until
it was painfully evident that more than
one was intoxicated. Singing and roar
ing noises interrupted the business of the
house, and Acting Speaker Trautman was
forced to call upon Secretary of State J. A.
Rose to have the debauchery stopped.
Secretary Rose swooped down upon both
rooms in person and peremptorily drove
every one out, irrespective of their po
litical importance and status. After lock
ing one of the improvised bars, the sec
retary went to the other, returning a few
minutes latet" to find that the place had
been reopened. The people on the inside
were again driven out and two guards
were placed over each room.
The banquet was arranged by some of
Springfield's best citizens.
At one time during the merriment, it
became necessary for a police officer to tap
a senator over the head to quiet him.
PEACE RUMORS ARE FALSE
XEGOTIATIOXS NOT REOPENED
Reports Were Started Beeaoie Mm.
Botha Wai Allowed to Visit
Her lluabuud.
Mew York Mum Special Service
London, May 4.—A dispatch to the Times
from Pretoria says that the correspon
dent has authority to state that there is
no intention to reopen peace negotiations.
Rumors to that effect have been started
because Mrs. Botha, who acled as go
between in the previous negotiations, has
been allowed to visit her husband, the
Boer commandant-general.
BRITISH CiAINS
Ammunition and Home* Captured,
and a Few Boers.
London, May 4. —The war office has re
ceived the following report from Lord
Kitchener under date of Pretoria, May 3:
Ten Boers have been killed, three wounded,
thirteen have surerndered and 280,000 rounds
of small-arm ammunition, 100 wagons aud
I :!,070 horses have been captured since last
I report.
TAWNEY MIGHT BE RICH
Bat the Minnesota Congressman Re
fused to Speculate.
Special to The Journal.
Washington, May 4.—The Washington
Post tells a story of how Congressmen
Tawney of Minnesota might have got in
on the stock markets during the recent
bulge in nrices, but didn't. It says:
Representative Tawney of Minnesota yester
day encountered one of the tho-ongs of local
speculators as he walked along F street. "I
am only speculating in my mind," said he. "I
was in St. Louis a few days ago and a friend
of mine, who is well Informed on stocks,
wanted to put me in for 1.000 shares of Union
Pacific. It was selling then for about par,
and my friends was so anxious for me to
make money that he assured me he would
furnish the cash and the deal should not cost
me a cent.
"I refused to be enticed into , the market.'
'I have a wife and four children to support,
and I can't "afford to", risk, losing more money
than I have in the world on a stock deal,'
said I to him. 'I have never speculated and
I am not going: to begin now." "
But Mr. Tawney couldn't ■ help "speculat
ing in his mind'" over what he; would be
worth if he had gone into .the market with
1,000 shares, for Union Pacific was selling
yesterday at 128, and. he would »have .been
able to-quit $28,000 ahead of the game. ■
PSI UPSILON MEETS
.Minnesota Is Represented at the An
nual Convention. -
Philadelphia, May 4.—Psl Upsilon'B
annual convention came to van ■ end yes
terday, and last night the fraternity dele
gates dined at the i' Hotel Walton. The
colleges represented in the fraternity are
Union, Amherst, Dartmouth, Columbia.
Bowdoin, - Hamilton. Kenyon . and : Trinity,
and the universities of New York, Yale,
Brown. ' Wesleyan, '~ Rochester, Michigan,
Syracuse; Cornell,- Lehigh Pennsylvania.
Minnesota, Wisconsin and Chicago, i Ches
ter N. Farr," jr., -presided at the banquet,
and there -were- addresses by Senator Haw
ley, . Dr. George ;H. • Fox, - Senator Higgins |
of Delaware, Dr. Georg? R. Van de Water
of New York, Bishop Talbot, > John Ken
drick Bangs; William Caxy Sanger ''■■ and
Owen J. Roberta . i
' Gibbon says tJbat sugar was first brought {
I from Asia .to ■ Europe ,'A.' D. • 625. j
THE MINNEAPOLIS JOURNAL.
Human Pin Cushion in Chicago
Mmw York Sun Spmolmt Smrvtom
Chicago, May 4.—Miss Winnifred Voss, a hat trimmer In Marshall Field & Oo.'s
millinery department, thinks no more of swallowing a pin than would her more
timid sisters of eating a chocolate drop.
It was during the stress of spring trimming that Miss Voss swallowed her first
pin. Miss Voss was putting up the scaffolding about a pretentious creation of mil
linery and her mouth was full of pins. She put her head back a moment and sur
veyed her ,york critically, Just as a pin slipped back along her tongue and slid down
her throat.
"Girls, I've swallowed a pin," screamed the young woman, dashing the hat into
a shapeless mass. There was instant commotion. One girl called Dr. N. W. Thomas,
the house physician, but he could do nothing but assure Miss Voss that the pin was
inside.
The girl went to her home in Austin and prepared to be ill. But she felt better"
than ever, and the next day she swallowed another pin. Thnn she began swallow-
Ing them by twos and threes, not intentionally, but because they would slip down.
After a while the pins began to reappear. One came out of the wrist, another
out of the forearm. The girl gained in strength and health and never missed a day
at .her work.
A CABINET REACTIONIST
IKI I.IX lII.XX I'UK Till-; INTERIOR
He Was the Author of the Fiiiiiuuh
School Imw Which Made So
Much Trouble.
Berlin, May 4.—ln well-informed quar
ters it ia said that Emperor William
wants Count Zedlitz Truetsehler to be
come Prussian minister of the interior.
The count is now chief president of Hesse-
Nassau in Cassel, and was formerly Prus
sian minister of education. It Was un
der his administration that the famous
school law was framed at the special in
stance of the emperor. This law, how
ever, was dropped because of the Intense
indignation it aroused in liberal circles,
whereupon the count resigned. He is
still a great favorite with the emperor,
the conservatives and the centrists.
His being summoned here is generally
interpreted as a sign that reactionism
will reign in the new cabinet. Count yon
Buelow, it is considered certain, will
avoid everything that will offend the cen
trists or conservative party and no change
in the system will be inaugurated, since
the government needs both the conserva
tives and centrists in the reichstag.
It is said that Baron yon Rheinhaben.
Prussian minister of the interior, will
succeed Dr. yon Miquel as finance min
ister.
Simultaneously with the closing of the
Chorus Won't Sing Swear Words
New York Sun Snmclat Service
Louisville, Ky., May 4.—The May music festival chorus, 250 strong, went on a
strike because they were compelled to sing about "hell."
Director McConathy is a stickler for following the score, and until he allowed
them to substitute "well" for "hell" it looked like no festival would be given. One
of the choruses is from "Phaudrig Crohoor," by S. Williers Stanford, and in it appear
the words "the same was like hell."
The chorus is made up largely of members of the church choirs and Sunday school
pupils in Louisville and the Indiana towns just opposite Louisville. In the chorus
also are a number of ministers, among them the Rev. E. C. Dargan, professor at the
Bouthern Baptist theological seminary. In looking over the Irish chorus Dr. Dargan
discovered the objectionable selection and it was determined not to sing it.
When the part with the objectionable line was reached only a few of the un
re-generate sang it, but they sang it with a will. Director McConathy looked surprised,
then stamped his foot and waved his baton for the whole chorus to go on. The chorus
•would not go on, and instead held an indignation meeting right there and appointed
Dr. Dargan a committee of one to lodge a formal protest. The director told the
chorus to substitute "the same was right well" for "the same was like hell."
session yesterday of the Prussian diet
three ministers friendly to the agrarians
—Yon Miquel, minister of finance; Baron
yon Hammerstein, minister of agricul
ture, and Brefeld, minister of public
works —handed in th^ir resignations.
Count yon Buelow yesterday celebrated
his fifty-sixth birthday quietly. No one
seems to have heard that Emperor Wil
liam sent the imperial chancellor a gift
or a message of congratulation.
It is understood Dr. Yon Miquel will be
elevated to a higher rank. He has re
ceived the newly established Prussian
order of merit. Emperor William'B
wish to appoint Count yon Zedlitz-Truets
chler as Prussian minister of the interior,
is meeting with serious obstacles. His
majesty hes now asked Count yon Beth
mann-Hollweg, president of the province
of Brandenburg, to become minister of
the interior. Yon Bethmann-HoMweg is
a moderate conservative and is not op
posed to the canal bill.
FEW LARGE SALES .
Upper Mill* Are Buay and Docks Are
Piled With Stock.
Special to The Journal.
Duluth, Minn., May 4.—A1l the mills are
active, thirteen along the harbor front
buzzing merrily. That of Hubbard & Vin
cent has received the mopt improvements,
a gang and new boilers having been ad
ded. The mill has been a Bingle circular
heretofore.
Of the mills at Ely the Fall Lake and
the St.Croix are both running and the two
will make about 6,000,000 feet of lumber,
Speculators Seek Death
Chicago May f-Crazed by the loss of $10,000 on the board of trade yesterday in
the big corn deal, two speculators tried to end their lives with morphine las* evening
at the Grace Hotel. At midnight they were pronounced out of danger by Dr. C.
Pruyn Stringfleld.
Neither the manager of the Grace hotel nor Dr. Springfield would give the names
of the operators. Both are said to be young men. Cautral station police officers
were told that the men were J. W. Hosford and R. Williams. It is said they are not
residents of Chicago. The police, however, think these names are fictitious.
all of which is off the market. The Fall
Lake Lumber company has sold almost all
its output and the St. Crolx will supply its
yard systems. The Tower mill will cut
40,000,000 feet.
There have been two arrivals of lumber
ships this week, and there can be few
next week, though the engineer's strike
is over. There is no change in lumber
freight rates which remain at $2.25 to
$2.50. The coal rate to Duluth from lower
lakes has been settled at 35 cents fox the
season, a victory for the coal men as was
predicted.
There have beenfew large sales of lum
ber this week for the east; local yards are
buying rather freely and there are some
unusual sales and inquiries from the west.
Prices have not changed in the week un
der review. Docks are so full of old lum
ber that if there are not arrivals of boats
reasonably soon, the mills will crowd their
room for piling new stock.
CATTLE WRECK A TRAIN
Rock Island Engineer Killed Near
I nionvllle. lowa.
ITnionville, lowa, May 4.—West-bound
passenger train No. 11 on the Chicago,
Rock Island & Pacific railway ran into
a drove of cattle <o-day half-a-anile west
of here.
Engineer Blake was instantly killed and
his fireman was slightly injured*
Two sleepers and a combination buffet
car rolled down a steep embankment, but
none of the passengers was injured.
Insane Mother Kills Her Child
Dcs Moines, lowa. May 4.—Mrs. George Rankin attacked her 13-year-old daughter
■with a hatchet to-day at their home in Highland Park. The deed is supposed to have
been committed in an insane frenzy, brought on by protracted illness.
When physicians arrived they found blood and brains spattered over the walls
and floor of the kitchen. They agree the child cannot possibly recover, though death
has not yet taken place.
Later—Ruth Rankin died at 10:30 a. m.
PDNISHMENT FOR CHINA
RUSSIA WANTS LAND AND MINES
MiNsionary Says the Withdrawal of
Troona Would Reault ill
a Muxaacre.
Mqw York Sun Soeolal Servfoo.
London, May 4. —A dispatch to the
Standard from Shanghai, dated May 2,
says it is reported that Russia will de
mand as compensation from China for her
refusal to sign the Manchurian convention
the rectification of the frontier between
Kulja and Russian territory, the cession
of a strip of territory in western Thibet,
and a concession for working gold mines
south of the Amur river.
Tientsin, May 4.—Two German cavalry
men have been condemned to death for
the murder of two innocent Chinamen at
Paoting-fu, in December. Their sentence
awaits the sanction of Emperor William.
Peking, May 4.—A majority of the for
eign ministers will leave Peking next
week for the western hills to spend the
summer, taking with them military
guards.
Missionary Owen of the London mission
says that all the reports received by his
mission from the missionaries show the
country to be in a deplorable condition.
Hatred and distrust of the foreigners con-
tinue, and worse conditions prevail than
before the Boxer troubles.
' The withdrawal of the foreign troops,
he says, would be followed by a massacre
of native Christians..
T*WO DAY^' COURTSHIP
I'ittsburu Millionaire Finds a Wife
In Xciv VorU^^^: ;
A>u> York Sun Special Sertrle* ■
New York, May —After a courtship of
two days, Charles Lippart, a. young Pitts
burg millionaire, a member of one of the
most prominent families of that city, and
until recently the head of the big , house
of Vantine-Lipart ' company, married
Winifred Evans, lately in the ballet of the
Eight Bells company. The marriage took
■ place some time ago, but no public 'an
nouncement has yet been made.
Young Lippart came to New York on a
business trip, and. incidentally, to see the
sights. During an afternoon stroll on
Broadway he met Miss Evans. Lippart
became enamored of the young woman and
called. He asked her to marry him, but
she declined, saying that it was too seri
ous a step to take when she had known
him only two days. He insisted and she
yielded. , J V^-K
ALMOST FATAL ...
Student at a Dental College Does a
Bungling Job.
Aeic York Sun Special Service.
Chicago. May 4.—Weak from the loss of
blood following a dental operation. Kit
tie Maher was removed to the county hos
pital ; last evening, and • only after hard
work was she i brought out of <" danger.
The girl is employed at the Oak Park
hotel. She went to a dental college.
There seven teeth were extracted by a
student.; When the girl left the school,
her gums were still bleeding. •
NEW PATENTS. .•'
Washington, Max 4.—(Special)—The fol
lowing patentsr were issued this week to
Minnesota and Dakota Inventors', as re
ported by Williamson'.& Merchant, patent
attorneys, 929-935 Guaranty Loan building,
Minneapolis, Minn.: Ole S. ; Bagne, .Pal
mer, Minn., measuring vessel. Josiah
Coqzett, St. Paul, Minn., device for mark
ing cloth i. for ' bias cutting. Anders C.
Erricsson, and D. Anderson, Salem, S. D.,
binder. Charles S. Fowler, Minneapolis,
Minn., Cream separator. Samuel M. Jenks,
Madison. S. D.. overhead carrier.- Samuel
M. Jenks, Madison, \S. D., over
head ■ track. James McElligott, Min
neapolis, Minn.,, insect baffler. John
S. ; Pearson, St. Paul, ' Minn., safety
synchronizer for coupling into parallel al
ternating current. Budd Reeve, Buxton,
N. D.. \ portable house. ' Peder Rolsum,
Erskine, Minn.,car mover. Joseph L.Ware,
St. : Paul; : Minn., vise. ; James ;T. - Wil
liams, Minneapolis, Minn., display: Jar.
Charles S.:Yarnell Minneapolis, Minn.,
abrading for polishing machine.
, Eczema; No Care No Par- '
Tour druggist will refund your money If
PAZO OINTMENT fails to cure ringworm,
tetter, old ulcers, sores. ■ pimples, black
heads on ■ the face: all skin diseases. 50c.
SUBSIDY BILL DEAD
Morgan's Steamship Deal Will Be
Its Death Blow.
EMPHASIZES THE MAIN OBJECTION
The Argument Wai That the Lion's
Share of the Subaidy Would
Go to One Concern.
Nbw York Sun Special Sarvlnm
- Washington, May 4.—Acquisition .of
ocean steamship tonnage by the Morgan
syndicate equal to twice the registered
steam tonnage of the United States
sounds the death knell of the movement
engineered by Senators Hanna and Frye
to subsidize the merchant marine. Demo
cratic opposition and • republican indiffer
ence defeated the best endeavors- of the
shipping bill '•. advocates in • the • fifty-sixth
congress. r .\ '' .- .'
The core of the objection raised against
an annual subsidy of ?a,000,000 to American
ship builders •'■ and owners was that the
major portion of this bounty would be be
stowed upon the large transportation cor
porations, which - practically control the
shipping flying the emblem of this coun-:
try. The consummation of the project for
the consolidation of the Levland, Atlantic
Transport and American steamship lines.
by the Morgan interests practically dooms
the ship subsidy scheme. The opponents of
the Frye-Hanna-Payne shipping bill will
be able to arm themselves with more for
midable arguments, and the main 1 virtue
ascribed to the shipping —the rehabili
tation of the United States merchant ma
rine—will command less , support. /
Senator Hanna announces that he "will
continue i the struggle for a ship subsidy
bill, and ' contends that the triumps
achieved in capturing foreign markets may
be duplicated by snatching from England
the sobriquet "monarch of the high seas"
at least in a commercial sense.
WITHOUT APPROVAL
Hagemeister Primary Bill Likely
to Be So Returned.
LA FOLLETTE DOESN'T LIKE IT
rout's Anti-Trust Bill Passes the
Senate— No Congressman
at Large.
Special, to The Journal.
. Madison, Wis.,.May 4.—The Hagemeis
ter primary election bill, concurred in by
the assembly yesterday, is still in the
hands of the senate enrollment • commit
tee and will not reach the governor until
Tuesday, as there will not be another ses
sion at which the bill can Be reported
until Monday evening. It is expected the
governor will veto the bill, and. his veto
message will probably be fully as inter
esting reading as was the veto of the dog
license bill.
The apportionment committee will meet
Monday to take up the congressional dis
tricts. Members of the committee say
that the work will be disposed of quickly
and that the state i will '- be redistricted.
into eleven districts, the congressman-at
large plan not being, favorably consid
ered. ■
The assembly this morning referred to
the judiciary committee the bill which
grants to the president and chief en
gineer of any railroad the right to order
small extensions and spur tracks, but
several of the members think there is a
woodchuck in the measure, and it was
sent back for further investigation.
The Lenroot antitrust bill passed the
senate to-day. It provides that collec
tions cannot be enforced for the purchase
price of products of a trust and that
persons injured by a combination*or trust
can recover treble damages.
The Zeinn "bill to encourage the beet
sugar industry by exempting factories
from taxation went to third reading in the
assembly. After a lively discussion the
bill providing that 'students at the state
university other than law students shall
not be required to pay any fees except
for material actually used, was advanced
to third reading in the senate—l 6to 5. \
The agricultural college bill appropriat
ing $150,000 for this building, $30,000 for
the . completion of the engineering build
ing and $21,000 annually for additional
instruction was concurred in by the sen
ate. C^-.;..
The senate killed the bill to reduce
wage exemptions from $60 to $40 each for
three months, and the barbers' license
bill. The assembly sustained the ex
ecutive's veto of the Dill granting the
city of Milwaukee the use of submerged
lands- tor boulevard ■ purposes. The sen
ate also passed bills providing for women
on the state board of control; for a woman
factory inspector,^ and fixing the salary
of the oil inspector at $1,500.
WESTERN GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP
Next Meeting at Midlothian Link* in
' . August.
V&ur York Sun Sptial Servi «
Chicago, May —Midlothian will be the
scene of the next western golf champion
ship, which will take place on Aug. 21,
22. 23 and 24. This decision was reached
yesterday at a meeting of the directors
of the Western Golf association, those
present being Vice President Holabird of
Glenview, Treasurer Reid of Wheaton,
I Directors Bowen of Riverside, L. T. Boyd
of Milwaukee, . and the secretary of the
association, Edward P. Martin of . the
Belmont Golf Club. The other officers
we*e represented by proxies.
No action was taken by the officers re
garding the assignment of dates to the
different clubs comprising the organiza
tion for their open tournaments*
The"North Coast 0%
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l¥l If OH first trip in 1901 on )£lC\j2&
hi 111 IIPII Sunday, May sth, at
, 10:10 a. m. v was particularly noted during its first sea
son, 1900, for its fine ;_; ■ , fe ;, : \ ;
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This Car is the best and latest type of Tourist: Car made; and will be 3
feature of this train during the season of ;ip^^^frl^'^S^
The Superb OBSERVATION OR Wond , „==
on this train, having two smoking rooms, buffet, ; :.:■ '^,- c^\. >*pJi£^*o\ ■
barber shop, library of : 140 volumes, ladies' par- ;: a»d°£/1/ G|.» ™e»t ftSe "
*lor ;: and observation platform, makes this the cents to any address by '*
'"Of * 1 observation car running west chas.: % Fee,'^^St^ Paul^iinn^
; of the Mississippi > River. :: ■ ■:.■■ r :r.. :,-t^ ———J_—«J__ s,.
SATUKDAY EVENING, MAY 4, 1901.
Humors Feed on Humors
The Sooner You Get Hid of Them the Better.
In the Spring- there's an effort of Nature to
cleanse your system. You kuow this by the
pimples and other eruptions on your face and
body.
Hood's Sarsaparilla 'aken in the
r — Spring is as
sisted by this effort. Begin taking; it at once.
It thoroughly cleanses the system, gets into
all its nooks and corners, removes all humors,
and all unhealthy accumulations.
"I had salt rheum on my hands so that I could do but
Buy if little work. I procured a bottle of Hood's Sarsaparilla
and it drove out the humor. I continued its use until
MO mtl9Jf* the sores on my hands disappeared." Mrs. Ira O.
Brown, Rumford Falls, Me.
Hood's Sarsaparilla Promises to Cure and Keeps the Promise.
GAVE HIM TWO IN A DAY
FUNCTIONS FOR MINISTER COXCER
Incident Disproving the Stories of
Friction With the State
Department.
Special to The Journal.
Dcs Moines, lowa, May 4.—Minister E.
H. Conger and family were formally wel
comed home at a reception at the Audito
rium yesterday afternoon. The hall was
magnificently decorated and there was an
attendance of several thousand people.
Chief Justice Given, of the supreme court,
presided, and many leading politicians
from various sections of the state were
present.
Minister Conger delivered an address, in
■which he related experiences in China.
An interesting part of his remarks related
to the Boxers, concerning whom he gave
some facts not hitherto printed, showing
how their cause was furthered directly
by the governor of Shan Tung province.
He declared that all of the time of the
siege there was the flimsiest possible veil
between the legationers and death. "It
could have been brushed aside with one
charge," he said, "and would have been
if the Chinese had possessed courage."
In the evening there was a reception at
the statehouse, under the charge of the
city federation of women's clubs. The
capitol was finely illuminated and decor
ated with flags. In the rotunda were.sta
tioned the three captured Chinese cannon
that were recently sent to the state his
torical department. Two of these were
sent by Minister Conger himself and one
by Admiral Remey.
Minister Conger received to-day a mes
sage from- China sent to Secretary Hay.
It referred to an important matter of
business that has come up since Mr. Con
ger left for this country, and was for
warded to the minister by the secretary
of state. It is asserted this fact disproves
the stories of friction between Conger and
the administration and the allegations of
the administration's lack of confidence in
him.
FRANZ RUMMEL READ
Pianist and CompoMer Passes Away
in Berlin.
Special to The Journal.
New York, May 4.—Miss Irene Acker
man to-day received a cablegram from the
mother of Franz Rummel, the composer
and pianist, announcing his death. Friday,
in Berlin, after an illness of about two
years.
As a pianist he was known most fa
vorably in America, having toured here
several times, covering territory from
Boston to the Pacific coast and from Win
nipeg to the Gulf. He made a profound
Impression and was received into the
best families throughout his tour.
For the past twelve years Rumnel and
his mother have lived in Shepard's Bush,
London, until a short time ago, when he
went to Berlin. There his brain seemed
to weaken and he went suddenly to pieces
on the stage of the Music hall.
He came here with Minnie Hauck and
Ole Bull, the Swedish violinist.
His body is now on the way to London,
where it will be buried Monday under the
auspices of the London Philharmonic So
ciety.
SHAMROCK AGROUND
The Cap (lmillt-nser Fast in the
Solent.
Portsmouth, May 4. —The Shamrock 11.
is aground in the Solent.
The Challenger had just started from
Southampton this morning on her first
trial spin.
To the Land of the Midnight San.
The grandest trip ever offered to the
residents of the Northwest, via rail. and
steamer, to the Pan-American Exposition.
Northern Canada, Newfoundland, Nova
Scotia and Labrador. A trix» of forty
seven days, including all expenses, and
personally conducted. For particulars ap- I
ply Soo Line Ticket Office, 119 South Third j
street.
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mS^B lb.kegs. Per XOO lbs., $3.76; Ver lb., 3Xc. WHITE LEAD. Special St. Louis White
■H ' fg| Lead in oil, in I"K>> 25, 50 and 100 lb. kegs, guaranteed to positively tfve ax (food satisfaction as
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gVtfUITIT I till M. Roberts' SPECIAL BRAND. Warranted to
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lb. kegs. Per 100 lbs.. $3.76. fer lb., 35»C. WHITE LEAD. Special St. Louis White
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fyQUhkuDKn NEW COOK STOVES $4.75. up. VesellTnEW stoves ac less
MThaii ■■Tl'l Becond-hand dealers ask for old ones. New Bicycles, $7.75; New Sewing Machines,
Vff^^~^HsS $8.75. We sell more Steel Ranges. Cook Stoves and House Outfits than all the rest of the
■B - . g dealers in the Northwest, for the simple reason that our prices are right. If you lire out of
H flf town, bend for a stove catalogue. .It will be sent free. Special bargains in Heating Stores.
""SttilMJlffi T. M. ROBERTS' SUPPLY HOUSE. - -i( MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.
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VISITS FT. SAM HOUSTON
PRESIDENT AT SAX AXTOXIO.TEX AS
Ovation in Front of the Alamo—The
■ Party Leaves for El
Pus.
San Antonio, Texas, May 4. —President
McKinley and party arrived here at 2:35
a. m. The president was up at Ba. m. A
great ovation was given him at 9 a. m.
in front of the famous Alamo building.
The president made a brief speech, re
viewed the troops at Port Sam Houston
and the school and college children, and
left at 12:30 j>. m. for El Paso.
AUSTIX AXD HOISTOX
Texas Gives a Royal Greeting to the
President.
Austin, Texas, May 4.—The feature of
the McKinley trip yesterday was the re
ception accorded the party at Austin.
The city was profusely decorated, and in
the evening there was a brilliant illumina
tion of Congress avenue.
Austin never before held such crowds of
people. It was estimated that over 30,000
vistors were here. There was a proces
sion, an address by the president and a
reception in the senate chamber.
Houstin, Tex., May 4.—At the conclu
sion of the speeches here a feeble old lady
came forward and presented Mr. McKinley
with a small silk flag of the lone star
state. She was the widow of Anson Jones,
the last president of the republic of Texas.
The wood of the staff was from the old
capitol at Columbia.
While at Houston the ©resident shook
hands with an old army comrade, J. I*.
Fellows, who was a sergeant in the Third
Ohio when the president was a private in
the same regiment.
Some Bis Engine)).
The Minneapolis & St. Louis R. R. new
uses the finest type of passenger locomo
tive on its through trains, to Omaha, Dcs
Moines, St. Louis and Chicago.
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