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I I BEAUTY LUBES SOLONS
i TO FLIGHTS OF
Mystery of Recent Declama
tion Craze in Halls of
i Congress Solved.
Galleries Filled With Magnifi
cently Gowned Society
Buds and Matrons.
A Peep Behind the Scenes in Senate
Committee-Rooms at the
Special to The Tribune.
wwjASHINGTON, March 27. The halls
mI of CnSrcss arc drawing ail tho
WW fashionable women to tho Capitol
' ' building these days, tho principal
magnet being tho "free lance"
oratory that Is developing1 tho lungs of
Btatesmcn at nn astonishing rate.
In the Senate tho most burning elo
quence floats domewnrd for the benefit
of the galy-throngcd galleries. Tho wo
men aro thcro to admire and applaud, and
tho Sonators know It- There is nothing of
I any particular moment to demand their
best argumentative efforts, so they allow
i sweet fancy to direct their eloquence. Tho
J talented speakers of tho Senate aro, there
fore, at liberty to declaim and apout upon
patriotism, religion and what nof'to their
I hearts' content and tho edification of tho
It Is a Lenten diversion for the women
1 of fashion, who are rather surfeited with
I each other, as well as for tho Senators
H ' themselves.
I , In tho Senators' reserve gallery many
r- distinguished women appear every day In
splendid toilets. Velvet gowns, rich furs
I N and dark-toned plumed hats seem to b
(S"" regulation gallery costume. In tho
J president's seat, which is the first. Mrs.
Roosevelt is frequently observed with a
j " party of friends. Her visits aro rarely
I prolonged, liowever, and sho novcr rc-
j mains for lunch at tho CapItoL
2 In the Galleries.
tfi I Jf J When there are guests at the White
B tf I House Miss Roosevelt takes them fre-
w tl '. quently to the Capitol. They remain in
M the gjulery a short time and then go down
3' ;IM to tho President's room, where Senator
8 Lodgo docs the honor In summoning the
H . 8 J i most distinguished Senators for a chat
V- of .(; with tho President's daughter.
A' f 1, In the Vice-President's seat, directly
tfl 1. back of the President's, the granddaugh-
a' t.) ' ters of Senator Frye are certain to appear
5 . f- every week with a party of young friends,
KtJIty and they never leavr the building without
flMM l Jtfh-st lunching with tho President pro tern
of the Senate.
' Mrs. Depow is also an Inlorcstert occu-
jflVy i pant of tho reserved gallery. She takes
jSK f great pride in her husband's speeches, and
U VI Is an nttentlvo listener.
!), Senators' "Wives and Belles.
)' Mrs. Fairbanks Is another frequent
, visitor. She Is always accompanied by a
j party of friends, who bcllovo sho will be
entitled to the second wc.it In tho gallery
I In tho next Administration.
Mrs. Spooncr. Miss Gorman, Mrs. Wct
f more. Mrs. Galllngcr. Mrs. Forakcr. Mrs.
f j Piatt and a score of others, chaperoning
I, the mo3t attractive belles In "Washington
I socloty, aro regular visitors In the Senate
III now, that Lent has afforded them a llttlo
'II Over in the diplomatic gallery exclusive
groups of women are scan with tho va
I rlous attaches and secretaries of the cm-,
bnssles and legations. The Countess Cas
' Klnl and the Baroness Ilcngelinuller nro
frequently In evidence. The Misses Pat
ton, sisters of Mrs. Corbln, are very popu
lar with tho foreigners. Their great at-
traction Is an ability to convene In most
, ' of tho foreign languages and discuss na
tional politics with real intelligence,
f Tho ChlneBC legation Is always reprc-
I rented by the grave-faced attaches In Orl-
II ental costume, but they are rarely ac-
fj compajilcd by womm.
I Private Luncheons.
1 While the ostensible reason for going to
tho Capitol is to listen to Senatorial elo-
quence, the committee-room luncheons aro
J, tho real argument in favor of taking all
tho lively "women to tho big building on
R, Tho Senators' cafe used to bo popular in
tho good old day3 when Undo Sam al-
lowed champagne to How In public. But
, now that there is a law forbidding the
nerving of wlno In Uie Capitol restaurants,
?tl the most delectable luncheons take place
ij, , in committee rooms.
V wL, Ot eourso It Is more excluslvo and a
H thousand times moro Interesting to lunch
5. 1 (7H behind closed doors with a congenial par-
u l of frfends and bo introduced to tho prl-
v V vAl vnt0 "speak easles" that yield up their
W . nfl, richness llko magic.
ft i oV Al1 innocent-looking rolltop dC3lc. a small
Ai Fafe or a c"rtahied book shelf as likely as
eJ QH not turns out to be a charming little prl-
l I fVI vato bar- lio ,a a poor statesman who
(W ' rmk does not understand the mixing of a cock-
VjVi 1al1 or a mmt Ju,,p when a bevy of fair
'Jm kHi -women come to tho Cnpltol an his guests
tl Till or a 'committee-room luncheon.
JW W ATrT TRIP ENDs"lN
5 v death of gothaw:
j! Si XEV Y0R11 JIarh 27,-Foui-
ilk rB l'crsonH 1,1 an automobile, owned
(m iHi ni,d driven by Jerome Yangor, wcro 4
IB' 4- thrown out whllo the cor was 4-
jH mk -f swinging around a. sharp curve In 4-
KHI NH 4 Central park today. 4
tjH jHI 4- Mis3 Florence Maas of tho Hotel 4
u 4- Endlcott wa.H picked up uncou- 4
flHM 4 scions and died soon after being ta- 4
ftT fQ " 4- jken home, and Solomon Strook was 4
jfl'" Hcrlously injured. Tho others cs- -4-
Qv 1' 'j 1 4- enped unhurt. 4
SHE MAKES CLOTHES
FOR FASHIONABLE DOGS
Special to The Tribune.
CHICAGO, March 27. Miss Amelia
J. Kestncr is probably the only
dogs' tailor In the world, 'who
has a chart for cutting blankets
to measurement. Having friends that
are the owners of many famous ani
mals, the scarcity of well-fitting blank
ets was brought to her notice. She had
once learned a tailor system of dress
cutting. With ready wit she hit upon
the plan of adapting the system to
TO ATTACK SMOOT
Chicago Preachers Do Not Favor tho
Campaign of National League of
Special to Tho Tribune.
CHICAGO, March 27, Chicago min
isters have decided to refrain
froai joining in tho pulpit at-
tack upon Senator Reed Sraoot
planned by tnc National Leaguo of
"Women's Organizations of America.
The decision of the Chicago preachers is
based on tho belief that the proposed
campaign In Inadvisable.
They favor the expulsion of the Utah
man from the Senate, but they say that
they believe that tho ChJcago representa
tives In Congress are well enough ac
quainted with the sentiment against Mor
monlsm that prevails hero. They declaro
that they believe Congress can deal with
the Smoot caso without advice from them.
Nono of the Chicago ministers has re
ceived tho appeal for assistance in the
antl-Smoot campaign sent out by tho Wo
man's league. This appeal Is tho ono in
which the request is made that all tho
clergymen In the country' preach against
Smoot on next Sunday. It Is embraced
In resolutions adopted by the league on
March 11th. It reads:
"For tho honor of American woman
hood and the protection of the moral
standards of tho American homo, tho Na
tional Leogun of Women's Organizations,
representing at least 1,000,000 women, asks
this of the ministers of the country In
aid of their battle of defense of the home,
on which tho safety of tho Nation rests."
SENATOR BURTON ON
THE ANXIOUS SEAT
Jury in the Case of the Kansas States
man Still Out, and Disagree
ment Is Expected.
4 ST. LOUIS. March 27. Tho Jury 4
4 In tho caso of United States Sena- 4
4 tor Joseph R. Burton of Kansas', 4
4 charged with illegally accepting 4
4 fees from tho Rlnlto Grain com- 4
4 pany, had not reached a verdict up 4
4 to a late hour tonight. Tho Jury 4
4 went out at 7:."i0 Saturday evening. 4
4 The United States District court 4
4 was kept open all day, nnd tho 4
4 court officials remained' on duty to 4
4 summon Judge Adams from his' 4
4 r.csldence and have court recon- 4
4 v'encd at any time that the Jury 4
4 might be ready to report. 4
4 During tho day and Into the night 4
4 Senator Burton paced tho corridors 4
4 of the Southern hotel anxiously 4
4 awaiting tho vcrdlcL ' Ho- declined 4
4 to discuss the long deliberation by 4
4 the Jury, simply saying as ho 4
4 turned away from those who ques- 4
4 tjoncd, "I can't talk about that," 4
4 Great Interest In tho outcomo of 4
4 tho caso was manifest today. A 4
4 disagreement of tho jury Is cx- 4
4 pectcd. 4
It-f-f-t--.H-rl-fll 4 4
QUICK MARRIAGE AFTER
DIVORCE NOT ALLOWED
Special to Tho Tribune.
WEBSTER C1TV. Ia March 27.-"The
court desires to say as a matter of cau
tion that any person granted a divorce by
this court who nhall marry again during
tho same term of court at which the di
vorce, was secured, will havo their decree,
of divorce revoked." So said Judge Evans
from tho bench to tho attorney."! and
others congregated about tho bar Satur
day. Tho Judgo believes that no matter what
the causo for divorce, tho Injured party
can always n fiord for the 3nko of de
cency, at least to await the adjournment
of the session of the court which granted
the divorce before again marrying.
Judge . Evans'w position lays divorcees
liable to prosfcutlon for bigamy If they
disobey his mandate.
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NO MORE FLIRTING FOR
Dean of Northwestern Uni
versity Would Guard Girls
From Dan Cupid.
Co-Eds Are Warned to Beware
of Snares Set by Uttle
God of Love.
Appeal Grounded on Argument That
Women Who Show Affection for
Men Violate Rules of Etiquette.
Special to Tho Tribune.
CHICAGO, March 27. No more "spoon
ing" at Northwestern university.
No more "chucking" of fair co
ed chins, and soft murmurs of "Goo
goo." No moro "tootslc-wootslo" gibberish
and soothing lovers' talk. '
No more strolling In' tho soft evening
twilight and whispers of lovc'3 young
Cold-hearted faculty memberH frown on
such expressions of affection nnd spoon
ing has been put under tho ban.
Last evening at Wlllard Hall chapel
Mrs. Marthli Foote Crow, dean of women
at tho Northwesterr university, took the
glrlf to task for the frivolity of "spoon
ing " For several minutes tho genua
"ruh. rah boy" was raked over tho coals,
and when Mrs. Crow was through the fair
co-eds wcro startled and amazed, and
Bomo of them even rebellious.
Mrs. Crow has said they should not
spoon! And this at n university where
every year brings a number of. beautiful
In speaking of the cause and effect, Mrn.
Crow said; "I nin amazed that such
things can be. No young woman with
proper regard for tho conventionalities of
life would allow a young man to be fa
miliar with her. They should not allow
any man to, '.chuck' them under the chin,
or to show liny mark of nftvctlon tor
them. It Is a breach of etiquette, and
should not be tolerated. Young women. I
am told those things take place at tho
Northwestern university. I wish to warn
you against them."
So "spooning" has to go, and Cupid
peeks ruefully through tho Iron bars of
tho campus and watches tho dainty co
wls pick thefr way to class, unaccom
panied by their erstwhile escorts, and tho
men gathering on the steps look wistfully
at their hearts' desire.
KING LEOPOLD'S REPLY IN
REGARD TO KONGO ATROCITIES
LONDON. March 27. In reply to a re
quest by tho Associated Press for a state
ment In relation to tho charges against
the Government of the Kongo Free Stat
regarding atrocities committed upon the
natives, made to the United States by a
delegation from thi missionary congress,
King Leopold replies that ofilclal docu
ments from the Kongo Free State, In
which will bo found all tho facts essential
to a full and truthful statement of tho
case, havo been mailed.
MAJ. RATHBONE ASKS
REVIEW OF HIS CASE
WASHINGTON, March 27. Senator
Piatt of Connecticut, chairman of the
Senate Committee on Relations with
China, baa received from MaJ. E. G.
Rathbone an appeal for a review of his
case by Congress.
He calls attention to the investigation
of the protests against the confirma
tion of Gen. Leonard Wood, had recent
ly by the Senate Committee on Military
MnJ. Rathbone has on file with Sena
tor Piatt's committee a request for nn
investigation of the circumstances tin
der which he was convicted of com
plicity in the Cuban frauds, but no ac
tion has been taken in the matter.
MaJ. Rathbone'a interest In tho fight
made recently against Gen. Wood wan
because of his belief that Gen. Wood
used undue influence in bringing about
his (Rathbone's) conviction. It 1 as
serted also that tho late Senator
Honna'a Interest In the case was due to
the belief that MaJ. Rathbone was dealt
with unjustly. MaJ. Rathbone uses In
his. appeal to Congress all of the com
ment concerning his case which was
made by Senator Hanna in his brief
regarding the Wood case, which was
offered in executive session and Is now
a confidential document of the Senate.
Maj. Rathbone bases his claim for an
investigation upon his "right to he
.heard as nn American citizen."
4 PART WITH CUTICLE TO 4
4 SAVE LIFE OF FRIEND 4.
4 NEW YOR1C. March 27. Walter -f
4 Ncssel of Baltlmoro is being 4
4 brought bnck to health through 4
4 friendship In Its highest form of 4
4 sacrifice. Ncsscl Is a local mcr- 4-
4- chant, who sixteen months ago was 4
4 seriously burned, about tho nhoul- 4
4 dors and arms by a lamp ex- 4
4 ploding. . " 4
4 Moro than one thousand pieces of 4
4 skin havo been" grafted on tho 4
4 burned portions of Mr. NeHsel's 4
4 body. The small pieces of cutlclo 4
4 were taken from twenty-five 4
4 friends who volunteered to help, 4
4 aiid in one day' as many as lto 4
-f- pieces were grafted. ' 4
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PARROT SOUNDS FIRE
ALARM AND SAVES LIVES
4 Special to The Tribune. 4
4 NEW YORK, March 27.-M!ss Ida 4
4 Frederick of Philadelphia dragged 4
4 her paralytic brothor, Louis Fred- 4
4 crick, out of a second-story win- 4
4 dow of their homo across a roof 4
4 into the houso of a neighbor, to 4
4 savct him - from death by fire. The 4
4 man, who Is a Christian Scientist. 4
4 kept saying, "Don't bother with me, 4
4 sister. If I am burned to death It 4
4 Is the Lord's wayk" But Miss Fred- 4
4 crick paid no heed to his protests. 4
4 Her parents, her sinter and her 3ls- 4
4 ler's husband wcro awakened by 4
4 the screaming of a parrot and the 4
4 cries of the family cat. They crawled 4
4 on their hands and knees to tho 4
4 windows In order to keep from be- 4
4 lnff suffocated. 4
4 Incendiarism Is suspected for tho 4
-f Are that destroyed tho house. 4
CHIEFS TO RETURN
"Mother" Jones and Others Evicted
From Colorado Will Fight for
DENVER, March LT. Because- of a rig
orous consjrship in forco at Tollurido and
Trinidad, where martial law provalls, dis
patches from those places are necessarily
brief and considerably delayed. Informa
tion" tonight Indicates that conditions aro
peaceable and quiet.
President Moyer of tho Western Feder
ation of Miners, who wns arrested at Ou
ray yesterday and taken to Tellurido on
tho charge of desecrating tho flag, Is still
In Jail at tho latter place. Ho Is awaiting
tho arrival of counsel from this city.
News fro-n Trinidad tells of tho arrest
of two Italians by a detachment of the
military becauso they would not tell of
tho hiding places of sovcral boxes of fire
arms that wcro shipped In slnco martial
law went Into effect.
MaJ. Zeph Hill, In command at Trinidad,
traced tho alleged shipment through a. re
ceipt given to an express company.
The deportation of "Mother" Jones, Wil
liam WardJon, Joseph Pagglnl and other
strlko loaders Is the solo topic of discus
sion. President Mitchell of tho United Mine
Workers of America, has been communi
cated with and it Is expected he will take
somo action to havo them all returned to
Trinidad under permission of the military
OF CLEVELAND DIVINE
Rev. 0". Alford Fisher's Last Sermon
Attended hy Scenes of
CLEVELAND, March 27. Tho pastoralo
of Rev. J. Alford Fisher of tho Franklin
Avonuo Congregational church was ter
minated today In a sensational mnnncr.
.Mr. I'isner nas, since coming to tne
church last November, been charged with
loo liberal vlows, nnd he has been asked
to resign. His contract, however, ex
tends for threo months longer. Tho con
gregation Is willing to pay him for that
period If ho resigns Immediately.
Mr. Fisher was to ha'o preached twlco
today morning nnd evening. The morn
ing service terminated In disorderly
scenes, when Mr. Fisher mado reference
to tho manner In which many people re
gard tho Bible. He declared that It had
been made a fetich.
Theroupon Thomas Henderson, a dea
con, aroso In his scat and said that Mr.
Fisher came to tho church under fnlso
pretenses; that he had accepted tho pas
torate as a minister of the gospel.
The congregation then took sides with
and against the minister, and a number of
persons moved toward the pulpit which
Mr. Fisher had Just left IIo was not al
lowed to again enter It during tho morn
ing Mr. Fisher ramo to Cleveland from tho
church of tho late Dr. Scudder of Brook
lyn, and Is widely known
GOING TO CANADA
Exodus From Utah Expected About
Middle of April, of Five Hun
Special to The Tribune.
VANCOUVER, B. C, March 27.-An-olher
great exodus of Mormons
from Utah to southern Alberta Is
about to tnke place. Thcro Is al
ready a largo colony In Alberta,
where It ban rendered remarkably produc
tive a very largo tract of country, and
another in Manitoba. They arc classed
as good citizens, and tho treatment with
which they liavo been favored In Canada
has been an Inducement to tho others,
who will como overland from Utah as
Boon as sprlutr opons.
Most of them will drive and will bring
tholr llvo slock, fnnn Implements and
household effects. Thcro will be bfstweon
100 and EOO families In the colony, exceed
ing 2000 persons.
Tho district In which thev will settle.
Is known as Tabor, a fcrtllo tract about
twenty miles square on tho Crow's Nest
Posh branch of the Canadian Pacific rail
way. Tabor Is well favored with respect
to moisture and climatic conditions gen
erally, and irrigation will not havo to bo
resorted to, as is tho caso In many purts
Preparations aro already under way by
the immigration ofllcors and the Mormons
already In thai territory to recelvo tho
newcomers. The vanguard is expected
about tho mlddlo of April.
MICHIGAN AND INDIANA
WALLED IN BY MAD
; Millions of Dollars' Worth of
Property Destroyed and
Factories Closed Down and
Thousands f Men Out of
Grand Rapids and Indianapolis the
Heaviest Sufferers Losses to Crops
and Stocks Enormous.
4 The flood situation In Michigan 4
4 and Indiana grows worso hourly. 4
4 Up to last night the property loss In 4
4 the two States amounted to several 4
4 millions of dollars. No life loss has 4
4 heen reported, but many aro In 4
4 peril. In several towns the water 4
4 Is second-story high. Farm lands 4
4 in many sections arc Inundated and 4
4 stock and crop losses arc enor- 4
4 mous. 4
4 In Grand Rapids tho loss to dato 4
4 is estimated at I2.0CO.tO0, and ir.,000 4
4 mbn are thrown out of employment. 4
4 Similar conditions exist in Indian- 4
4 apoUs. 4
6RAND RAPIDS, Mich.. March 27.
Conditions in this city and
nearby towns along the Grand
river are very grave tonight as a
result of the unprecendented flood.
At D o'clock tonight the river gauge
here was three feet above the previous
high water record, that of 1S14. The
water has risen six Inches -since C
o'clock lust evening. It is falling
slightly tonight, the drop In tempera
ture having checked the small streams
and surface drainage.
The inhabitants of flooded houses-are
suffering greatly from cold and lack of
food, and a vast amount of sickness
will, It Is feared, follow the exposuro
sustained hy many of the flood victims.
The work of rescuing inhabitants of
the flooded houses continued all Sun
day, a squad of local militia assisting
the rescuers, it Is conservatively esti
mated that the loss to property and
business on account of the flood -will
Fifteen thousand men will be unable;
to work tomorrow, owing to factories
being compelled to close.
End Not in Sight.
Conditions at Ionia. Lowell. Portland
and other points ulong the Grand river
nre slightly Improved tonight, the wa
ter having begun to fall. These towns
are practically isolated by reason of
bridges having gone out, and it will be
many dayu before anything like normal
trafllc with tho outside world Is estab
lished. The flood loss at Tonla is estimated at
5100,000. The greater part of the north
end of Nlles Is flooded and sandbags nre
being placed on the dam across tho St.
Joseph river there to keep It from going
A large portion of the business dis
trict is flooded nnd thousands of dol
lars' damage has been done. There has
been no communication with Zllwaukee,
four miles north, in two days, and 1300
people there are reported to be living
in the upper part of buildings and
suffering from cold and lack of food.
At the mouth of the Flint river Ice is
piled tflxty feet high. The big prairie
farm sixteen miles fouth of Saginaw
Is from four to six feet under water.
Ono hundred thoroughbred cattle have
been drowned and it is expected forty
horses will perish tonight, despite ef
forts to savo them. Gilbert Bertram,
foreman of the farm, died today from
' Indianapolis Situation Sorious.
INDIANAPOLIS. March 27.-Thc city'
street railway and Inttrurban svsten aro
without power because of tho flooding of
tho power hou.o near White River. Com
munication with North and West Indian
apolis Is cut off by the flood, which has
swept away bridges.
A lake of water two and a half miles In
length nnd stretching nt ono jrolnt from
tho canal at Thirteenth street across tho
raging AVhlto river through Riverside
park and over a mile back from tho river
on tho low farm lands Is tho condition
northwest of tho city.
Riverside park from Thirteenth street
bridgo to Its northorn boundary Js under
flvo feet of wator.
Many Lives Are in Peril.
At Bluffton. Ind., tho Wabash has been
rising steadily slnco last night, and tonight
It is higher than for twenty years. Hun
dreds of acres of lowlands ;ire under wa
ter and people, hero are fearful that tho
reservoir at Collna may brcuk, causing
great loss of llfc-
At Princeton, tho Wabash, Whlto and
Patoka rivers aro rising rapidly tonight.
Tho property loss In southwestern Indi
ana has already reached f200,0CO.
Dispatches from Vlncennes announco
that tho lovco along the Wabash near Oak
town broko today and tho water rushed
through, covering thousands of acres and
driving tho pcoplo from their homes.
Many left barely In time to savo their
lives and considerable llvo slock was de
stroyed. Tho water In tho Wabaah is
twonty-ono feet and rising.
The raJlroadu havo sustained Immense
damage. In many places the river is ten
miles wide, and much stock has been
FATHER IN JAIL, LITTLE
DAUGHTER KEEPS HOUSE
Special to Tho Tribune.
N- EW YORK, March 27. Her father
in prison for assaulting a neigh
. hor and her mothpr so ill from
grief and hardship that she Is
virtually helpless, little Helena Dono
hue, only 12 years old, Is "keeping
house" in Greenwich village for her five
brothers and sisters, all younger than
Ter father has heen so affected by the
womanly virtues of his little Girl that
from his cell In the Tombs ho has
vowed never again to come into the:
hands of the law.
WROTE LOVE PLAYS
AND SHPS BARRED
Acting1 Required Too Much Hugging
tand Kissing to Please "Wo
. , man's Club.
Special to The Tribune.
CHICAGO, Mnrtfh 27. Merely becauso
sho Is addicted to writing "lovo
plays" Is no reason in the world why
Mrs. William R. Parker Bhould not
be considered a highly ellglblo can
didate for tho presldentcy of tho Archo
club, of which she Is a momber. Of course
It's not. Mrs. Parker herself is authority
for the statement, and she. being a club
qualified authority on botli the subject of
"lovo plays" and the ways of women's
clubs, should know whereof sho speaks.
There wns too much hugging and a great
deal more too much kissing In a llttlo play
presented by the Archo club somo tlmo
ago. according to Mrs. Frank T. Rllss. a
member of thu club. It la avtyred by Mrs.
Parker's opponents that 110 less than eight
homes were affected b the "said hugging
and kissing. And Mrs. Parker Is blamed
for the gups In the family circles, becauso
It was In her brain that the play, "A Day
at the Know-It-All Women's Club." was
"Why. there wns only ono man1 In that
play," said Mrs. Parker, "and he was a
reporter, dragged In to exploit tho desire
! of tho club women to get themselves Into
print. Maybe it was that which caused
the trouble, I don't know. Now leave, for
I am going to laugh."
PANIC FOLLOWS CRY
OF FIRE IN CHURCH
Four" Persons Severely Injured Dur
ing a Stampede During Service
at New Haven.
4 NEW HAVEN. Conn., March 27. 4
4 A panic occurred at morning scr- 4
4 vlco In St. Michael's Italliin'church -f
4 hero today, In which almost a score 4
4 of persons wero Injured.-Four , per- 4
4 sons, two-wpmon and two children, 4
4 were seriously hurt.
4 During prayer some one In tho -
4 congregation shouted "Fire." 4,
-f . Immediately tlio worshipers aroso 4
4 and rushed for tho door In the rear, 4
4 the only exit. 4
4 Women and children were tram- 4
4 pled and dragged along the lloo'r 4
4 by others in tliolr endeavor to get 4
4 out of tho building. Sonic ono sent 4
4 In a llro alarm, and with great dif- 4
4 Acuity the firemen succeeded In 4
4 forced back the struggling niass 4
4 that had becomo wedged in tho 4
4 doorway. -f-4
Finally when the building was
4 freed of people, two women and 4
4 two lUUo girls wero found on tho 4
4 floor badly hurt. The Injuries of 4
4 tho others wore slight. 4
4 No reason for any one giving an 4
4 alarm of llro could be discovered, 4
JEALOUS GIRL RUINS.
HER SISTER'S BEAUTY
Special to The Tribune.
HARRISBURG, Pn March 27. Mamie
Kollcy, S2 years old and demented, throw
a cup of vitriol In tho face of her alstor
Ella, 1G yeara old, whllo sho was sleeping
thLs morning at their homo at Wlsconlaco.
destroying the girl's sight and burning
hor so badly that It Is feared that sho
It Is supposed that Mainlo was jealous
of the beauty of her sister, who was one
of the most attractive girls In tho town.
ANOTHER ATTEMPT BY
JAPS TO BLOCKADE I
ARTHUR FAILS. I
Russians Blow Plugging
Vessels Clear Out of j H
tho Water. H
One of Czar's Torpedo Boats 1 1
Badly Crippled and Seven :
of Crew Killed, j H
Makaroff's Squadron Sails Out to I
Give Battle, hut Admiral Togo
Runs Away x
ST. PETERSBURG, March1 27. !' JH
Under cover of darkness this &iH
morning YIcc-Admlral Togo ill
made another desperate attempt I
to bottle up the Russian fleet in Port
Arthur, but he failed again, and when, IH
after daylight, Vice-Admiral Makaroft' 7
steamed out to give battle, the Japa-
nesc commander refused the challenge I
and sailed away. f 'll
The Japanese virtually repeated the IH
tactics of February 2-ith by sending
four ships, preceded hy a torpedo-boat
(flotilla, with the exception that the war
ships this time were armed with Hotch
kiss guns for the purpose of keeping off
the Russian torpedo-boat destroyers.
The enemy's attempt was discovered
by means of the shore searchlight and
a heavy lire was opened from the bat
terles and from two gunboats which
were guarding the entrance to the bar- .H
The Russian torpedo-boat destroyer
Sllnl was outside on scouting duty and
to the dash and nerve of her com mam".
er, Lieut. Krlnizkl, Is chiefly due the
complete defeat of the plans of the Ja
panese. He at once made straight for
the on-coming ships under a hail of lire
from the Hotchkiss guns, and torpedoed
the leading ship, which sheered off, fnl
lowed by the others, three of them be- 'H
lng piled up on the shore under Golden
hill and one under the lighthouse.
The Silni then engaged the entire six
torpedo boats of the enemy, coming
out from a terrific fight with seven IH
killed and her commander and twelv
of her complement wounded, but on (ho
Japanese side only one boat's crew was
In addition, according to unofficial rf
ports, It Is believed the Japanese lost
two torpedo bonts.
The Japanese cruisers which support
ed the attack exchanged shots with thi
batteries, and then drew off. after
which VIce-Admlral Makaroff took a
steam launch and examined the fire-
flotilla, followed by Vice-Admiral Togo's
fleet, came up from the southerly di-
Just at daybreak VIce-Admlral Maka- IH
roff, with his fleet, sailed out to engage
the enemy, but after the ships and bat-
terles had fired a few long-distance IH
shots VIce-Admlral Togo decided to de- IH
cline the issue and disappeared to the H
To the Emperor. VIce-Admlral Maka-
yuroff telegraphed: IH
"I respectfully report that the enemy IH
having withdrawn. I returned to tho IH
harbor with the fleet. IH
"The torpedo-boat destroyer Stelnl. IH
which stranded on a reef In consequence
of dumage caused to her engines by one IH
of the enemy's shells was floated during IH
tho course of the night and entered the
harbor, thanks to the energy of her
crew. Her commander, Lieut. Krinlzkl. IH
who was slightly wounded in the arm.
did not quit his post.
Found Infornal Machines.
"On the fire ships were infernal ma
chines, the wires connected with which
wete cut by Lieut. Kedroff and Knsign
Pllsoudsky of the Irregulars, whom I
dispatched on this task. They boarded
one of the steamships as soon as It
stopped, cut the electric Airo and ox
tlngulshed the lire which would havo
lit up the entrance to the harbor In the
"In the morning a floating mine was IH
found bearing an infernal machine, but IH
tho latter was successfully removed.
"The inspection made showed that the
vessels utilized as lire ships were not uM
old. They were each of nbout 2000 tons
and were armed with light calibrn
The news of the repulso of Vice-Ad- ll
mi nil Togo's second attempt to block
Port Arthur created much rejoicing in
the Russian capital, and among all
classes the gallantry of the Sllnl nnd
her commander Is the subject of high
praise; but above all the moral effect JM
of Vici.'-AdmlnU Makaroff's willlngncso jl
to engage the enemy, showing that ho JJfl
considered himself strong enough to IH
fight, produced a splendid impression. ; IH
To Cover landing of Troops.
In high ofllcial circles this now effort
to bottle up the Russian fleet Is looked ijlH
upon as meaning only one thing, name- nH
ly, that the Japanese, as has been
stated by the Associated Press, are now
preparing for a heavy landing of troops
In tho Gulf of Lino Tung, cither at
Newchang or on the west coast of Man- ll
churlan neutral zone, to effect which in ;
safetv tho Immobility of VIce-Admlral
Makaroff's fleet Is absolutely essential iH
while the transports are being convoyed
around the southern end of the penln- 'H
If the. attempt It "-ceeded It Tvoulii .m